Asia crypto experts stay positive despite current bear market

“One day in crypto is like a year in any other technology space.” At TechCrunch 2018 this past Tuesday, 500 Startups…


Briefing: Meitu partners with Xiaomi as its selfie phone business flags

Xiaomi takes over Meitu’s struggling selfie-focused phone business–Engadget What happened: Meitu has announced that…


Robot-fighting show aims to champion maker culture in China

Part of a flyer advertising The Makers' offline robot combat competition, King of Bots. Image credit: The Makers/Weibo…


Briefing: Smartisan confirms it's suffering a cash crunch

罗永浩被指无法支付员工工资 锤子回应:危机是有 但请给时间–证券日报 What happened: In response to reports that smartphone brand Smartisan is suffering…


Briefing: China to require news and social media sites to log and report user data

China to require detailed user logs from tech companies – Financial Times What happened: Beginning November 30, the…


Hong Kong's tech startup scene is catching up with mainland China

The ascension of tech startups from mainland China onto the global stage has been well-documented, but what about Hong…


How to win funding and influence investors, tech startup-style

Image credit: Bailey Hu/TechNode At last week’s government-supported Cyberport Venture Capital Forum in Hong Kong,…


Briefing: Facebook says China return is possible but human rights come first

Facebook refuses to rule out a return to China despite human rights concerns–The Telegraph What happened: Facebook has…


Faraday Future: How a "Tesla-killer" became a zombie company

Construction equipment and workers' temporary housing on the site of the future Guangzhou factory. (Image credit:…


Briefing: Peking University to build AI-centered campus to foster local talent

China’s elite Peking University to build a new AI-focused campus as competition with US heats up–SCMP What happened:…