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    Baidu sets up $1.5b fund as it races toward autonomous cars

Baidu sets up $1.5b fund as it races toward autonomous cars

Photo credit: Baidu. Chinese tech giant Baidu has set up a US$1.5 billion fund to invest in autonomous driving technology created by startups, it said today. The aim is to

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    Opinion: iPhone X will sell like hotcakes in China

Opinion: iPhone X will sell like hotcakes in China

Apple’s newest and most expensive iPhone, the iPhone X, isn’t even available for pre-order yet. But I’m going to make a not-so-bold prediction: the iPhone X is going to do

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    Tech billionaires launch internship program to incubate Singapore’s finest in China

Tech billionaires launch internship program to incubate Singapore’s finest in China

Lujiazui district, Shanghai. Photo credit: iakov / 123RF Stock Photo. Yesterday saw the official launch of the Singapore Valley Awards – a new internship scheme that will give Singaporean undergrads

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Softbank buys into Chinese online insurer ahead of $11b IPO

  Softbank buys into Chinese online insurer ahead of $11b IPO

Masayoshi Son at SoftBank World 2016. Photo credit: SoftBank. Online insurer ZhongAn, one of China’s leading fintech services, today got

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Remember that sex doll sharing startup? It just got shut down

  Remember that sex doll sharing startup? It just got shut down

Photo credit: Leiphone. Just days after a Chinese startup launched a “girlfriend sharing” service involving sex dolls, the app has

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Chinese unicorn’s Musical.ly clone targets Indonesia’s teens

  Chinese unicorn’s Musical.ly clone targets Indonesia’s teens

Photo credit: ByteDance, modified by Tech in Asia. Becoming a star has never been easier for teens in the digital

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China’s Southeast Asia obsession continues as JD expands to Thailand

  China’s Southeast Asia obsession continues as JD expands to Thailand

One of JD’s self-driving delivery bots. Photo credit: JD. China’s growing interest in Southeast Asia’s tech scene continued today as

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WeChat is quietly developing its own AR platform

  WeChat is quietly developing its own AR platform

Photo credit: Tech in Asia. China’s most popular messaging app WeChat is quietly developing its own framework for augmented reality

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Sex doll sharing is the worst kind of sharing

  Sex doll sharing is the worst kind of sharing

I don’t mind sharing a bicycle. I’m happy to share an umbrella. But there’s no way on this sweet Earth

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