APUS Group, a mobile startup jointly based in San Francisco and Beijing, just raised a massive US$100 million series B round less than a year after the company was founded.
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.
Apple had a record-setting fourth quarter in the Middle Kingdom, in more ways than one. Chief among them: it led the pack for smartphone sales nationwide.
China's Ministry of Commerce inspected 92 different products from ecommerce sites over the second half of 2014, and nearly 40 percent of them were fake.
India is now among the world’s top five markets for exits. It’s the only Asian country in the top five, as Canada has bumped China down to number six. The US stays number one.
Beijing’s mayor just said it’s ‘not a liveable city.’ Here are 5 startup hubs in China that are much nicer
Every major city in China succumbs to pollution on some level, but there are other startup hubs in China to consider.
This latest round is the largest in a string of large investments Ele.me has seen over the past couple of years.
Advertisements are now live in your WeChat feed, and among the first to take a bite out of the WeChat ad apple are BMW and Coca-Cola.
How do you get your app pre-installed on almost every Samsung Galaxy device sold in East Asia? Easy: you work at Samsung for 10 years first, of course!
Tech in Asia staff stationed on the mainland confirmed it is no longer blocked, though sometimes images won’t load or only partially load.
In an exclusive interview with Sina Tech, Alibaba founder Jack Ma shared his wisdom on a variety of subjects. Among them: what China's young entrepreneurs should do to be successful.
Beijing authorities announced Friday that they cannot agree on regulations concerning Uber and other private taxi-like apps, and that there is currently no timetable for a decision.
Alibaba founder and chairman Jack Ma returned to Davos today for the first time in years for a chat. Here are the best quotes.
Of its nearly 60 million monthly active users worldwide, ABP only has about 6.5 million in Asia.
Once dismissed as a cloner, now a growing number of phone brands are rushing to replicate China’s Xiaomi. But its secret sauce has a complex recipe...
2014 was the year of the smart gadget in China: almost every major tech company announced that they were making a smart something, and smart TVs were right at the front of the pack. But as the dust se...
Beibei, a Chinese ecommerce site specializing in items for infants and toddlers, raised US$100M in a series C funding round led by Capital Today and New Horizon
Crystal Stream Capital is betting that parents will be interested in tracking their kids with GPS enabled shoes, and they just might be right.
China's ecommerce market is massive, but it still has plenty of room to grow over the next few years.