China

Asian cities suck for programmers in terms of real earnings: study

July 24, 2017 0

Photo credit: Pixabay. There’s a reason why software developers make a beeline to the US. They get paid a king’s ransom. Their net income, even

Robot wars: Amazon has Kiva, Alibaba has Geek+, and there’s GreyOrange for the rest

July 21, 2017 0

The Butler in its natural habitat. From video by GreyOrange. Chickpet is one of the oldest bazaars in Bangalore, dating back to the 16th century.

After Facebook and Google, Chinese tech companies are feeling the heat from censors

July 19, 2017 0

Image credit: Craig Cloutier. Modified by Tech in Asia. In China, technology is often treated as a relatively apolitical subject. Tech reporters are less likely

In China, shared ‘nap pods’ startup forced to shut down

July 19, 2017 0

An office worker tries out a Xiangshui Space pod. Photo credit: Caixin. The latest tech craze in China involves sharing. Shared bikes, umbrellas, basketballs, all

Brief: China’s censors may be blocking WhatsApp

July 19, 2017 0

Photo by Microsiervos Geek Crew. The news: WhatsApp users in China have been reporting outages of the messaging app since the start of this week.

Meet Xiaomi’s biggest phone ever. Its screen is bigger than the Galaxy S8.

July 18, 2017 0

Photo credit: Xiaomi. Xiaomi launched its Mi Max 2 tablet phone today in Delhi, India. This is the biggest phone Xiaomi has ever created. It

Q&A: Stripe boss on Asian expansion and the value of building a product before a company

July 16, 2017 0

Stripe co-founder and president John Collison. Photo credit: Stripe. Online payment service provider Stripe has been making waves in Asia for the past year. It

Why China’s government is blocking the candle emoji

July 14, 2017 0

On the evening of July 13, as a powerful lightning storm struck Beijing, a Sina Weibo user called “Gu Feng” tried to pass along a

Q&A: Stripe’s John Collison on China, the coder’s mindset, and growing globally

July 14, 2017 0

Photo credit: Stripe. Online payment service provider Stripe has been making waves in Asia for the past year. It launched in Singapore and Japan in

Brief: China orders telcos to block all personal VPNs by 2018

July 11, 2017 0

Photo credit: lculig / 123RF Stock Photo. The news: The Chinese government has ordered the country’s telecommunication firms to block all access to personal VPNs

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