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Startups can now apply to take part in Google’s first Demo Day event in Asia

Google is bringing its Demo Day event to Asia for the first time this September and now the search giant has opened applications for startups wanting to take part. Google’s Demo Day are akin to

Esports Overwatch League heads to hipster Brooklyn for its finals

What could be more perfect than moving the inaugural championship finals for an esports league from its Los Angeles home to Brooklyn? For Overwatch League, the esports conference created by fiat from

Our digital future will be shaped by increasingly mobile technologies coming from China

Since the dawn of the internet, the titans of this industry have fought to win the “starting point” -- the place that users start their online experiences. In other words, the place where they beg

The time I was turned away from China

Earlier today, November 26 2017, I was turned away from immigration at Shanghai’s Hongqiao airport by Chinese officials. Alongside a number of other visitors, I had been waiting in line to take adva

Tesla reportedly made deal to open a manufacturing facility in Shanghai

Tesla has reportedly made a deal with the government in Shanghai to open up a manufacturing facility in the city’s trade-free zone, the Wall Street Journal reports. Foreign car-makers traditiona

Musical.ly launches live.ly for live streaming

Musical.ly is expanding beyond music videos with the launch of live.ly, its live stream platform. Users will be able to broadcast through the live.ly app, and the streams will be viewable on musical.l

Mobile Exits Drop Below Investments For First Time Since 2013

It’s been party time for mobile, with massive growth and disruption helping VCs to raise huge funds, entrepreneurs to raise massive rounds, and valuations to skyrocket. With 89 mobile Internet unico

Smart Cars Mean Automakers Need To Think Like Startups

The advent of smart cars means that automakers have to figure out how to collaborate closely with tech companies—and that means making changes to their business models. During a panel at this week's

China’s Startups Can Break New Ground By Focusing On Niche Markets, Says VP Of DJI

China may be known as the world capital of mass production, but the country’s tech industry can foster innovation by focusing on markets with very specific needs.

大家好! Join TechCrunch In Shanghai Next Week

Next week is a big one for TechCrunch around the world. We’re celebrating our 10th anniversary—and holding our TechCrunch Shanghai international event with TechNode, our China partner.

Amazon Invests $20M In Shanghai-Based Food Delivery Site Yummy77

Amazon has poured $20 million in Yummy77, a food delivery site based in Shanghai. Yummy77 confirmed the funding in a post on Weibo and said it will use the capital to expand into new markets and help

Y Combinator Alum Strikingly Launches Its Super Easy ‘One-Click’ Site Builder

Y Combinator alum <a target="_blank" href="http://www.strikingly.com/">Strikingly</a> launched earlier this year with the mission of enabling people to build websites in just a few minutes. With the l

Discover “The Red Web” At TechCrunch Shanghai, November 19-20

In <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/08/06/techcrunch-china-is-our-latest-international-expansion-and-its-live-now/">August</a>, TechCrunch launched a landmark Chinese edition in partnership w

A Geek’s Guide to China’s Silicon Valley

Twenty years ago, Zhongguancun was but farming fields and small houses, far from the city center of Beijing. The 'cun' at the end of Zhongguancun literally means 'village'. As with much else in China,

Groupon: Still Getting Pwned In China

Andrew Mason has been visiting Beijing and Groupon HQ has finally realized there are<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/04/26/groupon-getting-it-in-the-ass-in-china/"> some problems in China</a>

When Geeks Attack, Shanghai Edition (TCTV)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/picture-54.png" />For some in Silicon Valley, Asia remains an alluring black box. A promising world with pockets of hyper growth, obscured by

Code name Shanghai: AMD's 45nm quad-core Opterons are here

AMD, Intel’s arch nemesis, is rolling out its first 45nm quad-core Opteron processors today. The move to 45nm brings lower power consumption (a decrease by about 35 percent) and increased (by 35