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

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

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 after taking into account living

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

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

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. The roads are chock-a-block with

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

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

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 to receive notices from the

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

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

An office worker tries out a Xiangshui Space pod. Photo credit: Caixin. The latest tech craze in China involves sharing.

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Brief: China’s censors may be blocking WhatsApp

  Brief: China’s censors may be blocking WhatsApp

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Why China’s government is blocking the candle emoji

  Why China’s government is blocking the candle emoji

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

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

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

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

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