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Internet Penetration Rate51.7%
China is often called a land of contradictions, and its tech industry is no different. Yes, the middle kingdom is the source of some hackers and copycats, but it’s also the source of some startling innovation, one of the world’s most unique and vibrant internet cultures, and some of the most passionate techies and gamers in the universe. China’s internet may be censored but that hasn’t stopped web, gaming, and mobile startups from springing up all over the country. Here at Tech in Asia we’ve got it all: the good, the bad, and the ugly. The hottest startups, the craziest copycats, and the darkest tales of censorship in Asia.
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A photo of a woman sitting in front of what appear to be dozens of iPhone 5Cs has gone viral in China. Her job: download, install, uninstall, repeat.
Chinese internet authorities have embarked on yet another campaign to force netizens to register online accounts using their real names.
China’s biggest ecommerce giant, Alibaba, has found itself in a bit of trouble recently. Chinese authorities have criticized the site for featuring too many fak...
Richard Hsu has been based in China for just over a decade and has seen some momentous changes in the tech industry in that time. He arrived in Beijing in 2004 ...
Alibaba’s ongoing kerfuffle with the government over (among other things) the presence of fake/counterfeit products on its ecommerce platforms just won’t seem t...
The crackdown on China's web continues, with anime and gaming platforms feeling the sting of the Ministry of Culture's axe.
450 customers will get the chance to have their goods delivered by drone.
China's WeChat has just shut down sharing connections between WeChat and a number of Alibaba apps, including Alipay's red envelope service.
China now has 557 million mobile internet users, up from exactly 500 million at the end of 2013.
Pre-orders do not equate to sales, but the figure provides a strong outlook for the smartphone maker that just re-entered China under its new owner, Lenovo.
Tantan is pretty much just Tinder for the Chinese market. But in the wake of Momo's massive IPO, even that is enough to attract a US$5M series A.
The rise of Chinese brands in the smartphone market does have its limit. There is one place that Chinese brands, at least for the moment, simply can't go.
2014 was a massive year for venture investments in China, driven primarily by growth in the mobile sector. But it might be the last record-breaking year for a w...
Apple is betting such emotional imagery will win over fans in the Chinese market as well as it did in the west.
Hao Chushi, which translates to "Good Cook", lets users hire nearby chefs and cooks to come to their home and make a meal right in the customer’s own kitchen.
Machine translations services like Google Translate, which one might presume to be Flitto's biggest competitors, are actually Flitto's biggest customers.
After months of complaints about a poor game lineup, Microsoft China confirms it's working on bringing Halo: The Master Chief Collection to China. But can that ...
Chinese drug ecommerce site Yiyao has broken records in its sector with the announcement of a massive $72 million series C round.