Xiaomi’s Mi 6 puts iPhone 7 camera tech into a $360 phone — and...

Xiaomi unveiled its newest flagship smartphone — the Mi 6 — today at an event in Beijing, having skipped Mobile World Congress, the telecom industry’s...

Baidu is making its self-driving car platform freely available to the automotive industry

Baidu is opening its self-driving vehicle platform in a bid to help drive the development of autonomous cars. The Chinese internet giant today announced its Apollo project...

Alibaba’s Ant Financial may have won the bidding war for MoneyGram after upping its...

Ant Financial, the Alibaba affiliate company focused on financial services, appears to have finally won its battle with Euronet to acquire MoneyGram, the U.S.-based cross-border payments...

TechCrunch is hosting our first event in Shenzhen this June!

Four years after we made our TechCrunch China events a twice-annual affair in Beijing and Shanghai, we are very proud to announce that we will...

Accelerator program Zeroth wants to find Asia’s top AI and machine learning startups

Zeroth is an accelerator program that is out to fix the lack of talent, and investment options, for artificial intelligence (AI) in Asia, and it has...

Alibaba’s Ant Financial to develop services in Indonesia as global expansion continues

Ant Financial, the fintech company affiliated with Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, is continuing its global expansion. The firm has taken its first official step into Indonesia today after...

First Circle raises $1.3M for its SME lending service in the Philippines

First Circle, a fintech startup enabling SME lending in the Philippines, has raised $1.3 million. The capital was provided by Accion Venture Lab, which is attached to...

Zen Rooms raises $4.1M to expand its budget hotel network in Southeast Asia

Zen Rooms, a budget hotel network targeted predominantly at Southeast Asia, has closed a $4.1 million Series A round to expand its presence in the...

Flipkart raises $1.4 billion from eBay, Microsoft and Tencent at an $11.6 billion valuation

Following months of rumors, Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart has confirmed that it has raised $1.4 billion in new funding at a post-money valuation of $11.6 billion...

Singapore’s Saleswhale, which uses AI to automate sales emails, raises $1.2M

Saleswhale, a Singapore-based startup that uses artificial intelligence to let companies automate their sales emails, has raised a $1.2 million seed round. The capital was provided by...

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URB-E’s newest foldable electric scooter cuts the price to $899

URB-E is a foldable electric scooter that first launched in prototype-form back at CES in January 2014. Last year...