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The Suzhou municipal government banned popular taxi-hailing apps Didi Dache and Kuaidi dache. But are the new rules enforceable?
Meet Meitu, a brand that makes a smartphone for the ladies.
There’s a war going on in China over which tech giant dominates smartphone real estate. Ecommerce firm Alibaba’s latest attempt to dominate mobile screens is to launch a search engine, pitting it directly against Baidu.
The Chinese ecommerce player made yet another bid in content, this time sinking over a billion US dollars into one of the country’s most popular video streaming sites.
BBM’s money transferring app bombed last year.
Online video in China bites the dust again as a raunchy domestic comedy gets yanked from Sohu
China’s most popular mobile browser isn’t just popular in China – it’s got a loyal following in India and in Indonesia.
It might seem like an unlikely partnership, but it’s actually the Taiwan manufacturing firm’s latest commitment to nurturing web-based businesses.
Say hello to the first foreign console to officially reach Chinese shores.
10. Bitcoin takes a beating in China as Tencent’s epayments service and two major banks pull the plug
Tenpay, China Construction Bank, and Bank of China each bow out of Bitcoin.
Hong Kongers used to booking red cabs through Taxiwise will likely do so in the future on IKKY, an as-yet unlaunched reservations startup.
Check out what Indonesia’s top mobile developers are cooking up.
Get your shopping on!
Breaking down the most prominent symptoms of Asia-tech-nerd-ism.
Surely anyone who’s lived in China before can relate to this.
In which Tech In Asia‘s Paul Bischoff calls ‘baloney’ on the global hackathon trend.
Tech In Asia dives into the wild world of WeChat group chats.
Giift wants to be LinkedIn for gift cards.
Vietnam is just one country where the lines between offline and online purchases are blurry.
We made a table that breaks down how Uber disrupts the traditional taxi industry, and take a look at three case-studies in the US that might shed light on its fate in Asia.
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