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    After bike-sharing, this looks like China’s next startup craze

After bike-sharing, this looks like China’s next startup craze

Because how will you text people during dinner if your phone dies? Photo credit: Tech in Asia. China’s red-hot bike-sharing industry is drawing hundreds of millions of dollars out of

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    Alibaba and the 40 founders from India

Alibaba and the 40 founders from India

Blume Ventures managing partner Karthik Reddy is at extreme left, while his co-founder Sanjay Nath is the tall one in the middle. Photo credit: Blume. If you happened to be

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    Brief: India aims for a massive shift to electric cars, taking cue from China

Brief: India aims for a massive shift to electric cars, taking cue from China

Mahindra & Mahindra is currently the only manufacturer of electric cars in India. Photo credit: Automobile Italia The news Niti Aayog, a government think tank headed by India’s prime minister,

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Brief: Russia copies Chinese censorship, blocks WeChat

  Brief: Russia copies Chinese censorship, blocks WeChat

Image credit: TIA. The news Why it matters This marks a spread of internet censorship. Emily Parker, a fellow at

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Brief: Go-Jek reported to have raised $1.2b round, led by Tencent

  Brief: Go-Jek reported to have raised $1.2b round, led by Tencent

Drivers of motorcycle-taxi apps like Go-Jek are increasingly becomeing part of Jakarta’s cityscape (Via Tempo.co The news: Tencent has led

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Brief: Chinese insurance giant eyes global tech investments with $1b fund

  Brief: Chinese insurance giant eyes global tech investments with $1b fund

Photo credit: 401k. The news: Chinese insurance giant Ping An is launching a US$1 billion global fund to invest in

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This startup is shooting for a Pixar moment in China’s fragmented but huge VR space

  This startup is shooting for a Pixar moment in China’s fragmented but huge VR space

Photo credit: supernam / 123RF. On a clear afternoon in Beijing last month, China’s small community of virtual reality filmmakers

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It’s looking really grim for Apple in China

  It’s looking really grim for Apple in China

Apple boss Tim Cook. Photo credit: iphonedigital. Chinese consumers are voting with their wallets – and they’re no longer voting

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Chinese live streaming app Live.me raises $60m to challenge Facebook, Periscope

  Chinese live streaming app Live.me raises $60m to challenge Facebook, Periscope

Live streaming ladies doing their thing. Photo credit: Eva Xiao. Chinese live streaming company Live.me is gearing up to take

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