Posts Tagged: entertainment

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China’s favorite video site Youku gets into the movie making business

Youku says Heyi Films will produce films "to the tastes of the Chinese audience" and "improve film marketing and distribution."

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 4:53 pm
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Viddsee brands itself as a launchpad for Asian short films, adds web series to boot

Its first offering is a 20-episode mockumentary about a social media startup called Get Social.

  • July 1, 2014
  • at 7:42 pm
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‘China’s answer to Pixar’ raises US$20 million from GGV Capital, first movie to come in 2015

The self-proclaimed “China’s answer to Pixar” was founded by Tudor founder Gary Wang over a year ago after Tudou merged with Youku.

  • June 20, 2014
  • at 11:49 am
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Netflix of Thailand wants you to stop illegally download movies and start paying for them

Hollywood HD is an online movie streaming platform available only in Thailand. It’s made by the same team as Ploenjit Media Company Limite...

  • April 4, 2014
  • at 9:30 am
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Tencent: Our Video Site is Now China’s Biggest, Ready to Charge for Hollywood Movies

In an all-too-rare instance of web companies and content providers teaming up to give users exactly what they want, China’s video site...

  • December 21, 2012
  • at 11:15 am
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China’s First Microblog-Themed TV Show Debuts

How do you know when weibo — the Chinese word for microblog — has truly become a cultural phenomenon? When it gets its own TV dr...

  • September 12, 2012
  • at 1:00 am
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Appoi App Makes an Entertainment Calendar from Your Facebook Likes

Here’s a fun now app for you to test out heading into a lazy weekend of TV. It’s called Appoi, and was developed by Appoi Inc ba...

  • March 16, 2012
  • at 10:15 pm
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Refinery Media Scores Coup With Foursquare Deal

Refinery Media, has just scored a coup by being the first company in Asia to partner location based social networking application, Foursquar...

  • May 27, 2010
  • at 6:32 am
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Alibaba inks deal with Mad Men and Hunger Games studio for exclusive content on its set-top box in China

Users of Tmall's set-top box in China next month will be able to watch shows and movies like Mad Men, Twilight, and The Hunger Games.

  • July 15, 2014
  • at 12:31 pm
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How Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent will dominate China’s movie industry in 3 years

Beyond the big screen, China's internet giants lie in wait as dominant future avenues to reach audiences, and they're all hungry for origina...

  • June 25, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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Google’s Chromecast makes debut in Asia as sales start in South Korea

Google has partnered with local streaming media services Tving and Hoppin to give users acccess to "tens of thousands of videos, movies, and...

  • May 14, 2014
  • at 6:45 pm
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Popular music-streaming app Spotify adds Taiwan to its roster of Asian countries

Spotify, the popular music-streaming service, has launched in Taiwan this morning. According to the site, the service h...

  • September 24, 2013
  • at 10:59 am
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Yahoo Indonesia Launches OMG Awards

On Thursday Yahoo Indonesia announced a new initiative. Yahoo OMG, well known as one of the leading gossip and celebrity sites in Indonesia,...

  • November 3, 2012
  • at 11:01 am
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X-Factor USA winner Melanie Amaro launches debut single on TwitMusic

Melanie Amaro, champion of X-Factor USA season one, a reality TV singing contest started by media mogul Simon Cowell, has released her debut...

  • August 8, 2012
  • at 8:14 am
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Youku To Produce More Original Films

Youku Original was a project introduced last April as an effort to feature original content on Youku, China’s popular Internet video site....

  • June 18, 2011
  • at 3:45 am
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