Diablo 3 is coming to China, but exactly when is still up in the air. It has taken more than 700 days to censor the game for China, and it could take more.
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.
Asia accounted for 27 percent of all Android app installs in the world in Q2 2014. Most money spent on ads comes from China, the majority of it aimed at Asia.
China’s online video sites have boomed in recent years, with surprisingly little in the way of regulation compared to the nation’s heavily locked-down broadcast TV. Now the nation’s 450 million online...
As WeChat slowly opens up to the world, no developer that wants to break into China should write it off as too closed to consider.
ChinaJoy is, perhaps unfortunately, better known for its eye candy than for its game content. But how do those women get there? What do they go through?
Today Autonavi confirmed it has accepted the Alibaba deal for that acquisition price, pending the approval of shareholders.
Despite witching hour broadcast in China, Weibo sees nearly 2 billion World Cup-related interactions
The World Cup final between Germany and Argentina aired at 4am in China, but that wasn’t enough to discourage many fans who watched the game as the sun rose.
Made by a very talented Chinese Dota 2 fan, these cartoon drawings of Team DK and Invictus Gaming are pretty amazing. Hopefully, we’ll see the artist do some more for other teams in the future.
League of Legends in China is full of action right now. In between Tencent’s League of Legends Pro League (LPL), the Demacia Cup, and the Intel Extreme Masters (IEM) Shenzhen, there’s also an exciting...
Despite scooping up Hugo Barra, Google’s former Android VP, Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi is still slower than some rivals at Android updates.
Aihuishou doesn't hold the inventory of the devices it collects or sells. They are sent to refurbishers who re-sell the used phones on the site's marketplace.
Companies like Fab and Fancy carry the torch for US-based startups that turn a designer’s eye towards traditional ecommerce, but what’s out there in China for customers looking for that one-of-a-kind ...
Lee Sin nerfs are coming to League of Legends, but China loves Lee Sin, and the country's LOL players aren't happy.
After a bitter and controversial defeat at the hands of Na'Vi last year, Hao is back at TI4 getting revenge on the Europeans on the biggest Dota 2 stage on earth.
As Chinese team Newbee secured its spot at the Key Arena when TI4 kicks off again later this week, rumors swirled on the Chinese web about problems within the team.
For Dota 2 fans in China, The International 2014 (TI4) is like their version of the FIFA World Cup. And we all know what it’s like staying up late to watch our favorite teams play, only to be met by h...
Jack Ma says that recent advances in big data will make B2C business models obsolete. Firms must customize their products or die.
Alibaba inks deal with Mad Men and Hunger Games studio for exclusive content on its set-top box in China
Users of Tmall's set-top box in China next month will be able to watch shows and movies like Mad Men, Twilight, and The Hunger Games.