Regulatory risk is the Sword of Damocles that's hanging over the industry's head. But there's another danger to ridesharing apps that seems to be creeping up...
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.
Segway's passport to China comes down to branding and IP. What's Ninebot? Expect to hear more from them in the future.
Baidu’s smartwatch OS will first appear on a new watch from a "major manufacturer" in June.
Didi and Kuaidi have together rolled out Yihao Kuaiche, a low-cost ridesharing service that marks their first dual collaboration.
There's some serious money to be made from boring utility apps, according to the latest report from Beijing-based PapayaMobile's mobile ad platform, AppFlood.
Are taxi apps like Uber legal in China? Right now, authorities say no. But drivers are starting to bring their fight into China's court system.
To the uninitiated, LeTV's comparing Apple to Hitler might seem like a ridiculous PR misstep. But the company is actually following in the footsteps of China's hottest smartphone startup.
In order to bypass the grey market, China's internet giants and the government are allowing ecommerce warehouses in free trade zones.
"Hype from the 00's, meet Hype from the 10's"
Mobile A/B testing startup Splitforce announced today it has been acquired by marketing and analytics platform Localytics for an undisclosed sum.
Chinese video streaming site LeTV branched out into smartphones today with the launch of three models based at the high end of the market. At an event in Beijing, LeTV CEO Jia Yueting slammed phone ma...
Yet another of China's major streaming video players is getting into the smart hardware game.
China’s Tencent broke new ground on Monday when its stock (00700.HK) closed at HK$170.50, bringing the company’s total market value above US$200 billion for the first time ever. Tencent has been one o...
The implications of the seemingly simple law are huge, and it will have a large impact on one product that matters to our readers: the iPhone.
The attacks might have originated from China.
Tiantian Yongche, a carpool and ridesharing app, announced it has received an undisclosed series C round of funding led by Baidu, followed by Sequoia Capital.