China articles

Call of Duty arrives in China as a free-to-play game

The Call of Duty franchise has earned numerous accolades over the years but the one thing the popular first-person shooter has never accomplished can now be checked off the list as a version of the game has launched in China.

Sony delays PlayStation 4 launch in China

Sony’s PlayStation 4 was slated to go on sale in China starting January 11 but that’s no longer in the cards. Due to “various factors” and “current circumstances”, the launch has been delayed according to multiple media reports. …

Tencent launches WeBank, China's first online-only bank

Tencent Holdings, China's largest publicly traded Internet firm, has launched the country's first online-only bank. Dubbed WeBank, the financial institution is named after the company's popular messaging app WeChat, and is operating under a pilot program that aims to expand…

Xiaomi now the world's most valuable tech startup

China's top smartphone vendor Xiaomi, which recently surpassed LG and Lenovo to become the third-largest smartphone maker in the world, has announced that it has raised $1.1 billion in its latest funding round valuing the company at a whopping $45…

Chinese Internet giant Baidu to invest in Uber

Just a couple of weeks after it raised $1.2 billion in a round of funding that valued the company at $40 billion, Uber has announced that it has entered into a partnership with China-based search engine Baidu.