Posts Tagged: LeTV

China begins clampdown on video sites showing foreign TV series

China begins clampdown on video sites showing foreign TV series

This will result in the effective banning of some foreign TV series in China, leaving viewers to go back to the old days of pirating their f...

  • September 5, 2014
  • at 7:29 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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China forces video sites to hire government-approved censors

Update March 27, 2014 @ 11:30am - China’s state news agency Xinhua has released a report denying heavier scrutiny of US and UK video ...

  • March 25, 2014
  • at 9:00 pm
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China’s 450 million online video viewers watch 5.7 billion hours of vids every month (INFOGRAPHIC)

When the hotly-anticipated third season of Sherlock returned to screens last week, there were only two places in the world where you could w...

  • January 7, 2014
  • at 3:45 pm
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LeTV now China’s 2nd most popular video portal, posts big profits and revenue gains

Chinese video site LeTV posted a 56 percent year-on-year increase in net profits and a 122 percent rise in revenue in its Q3 report (PDF...

  • November 4, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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LeTV boosts original video content with acquisition of production studio for $260 million

Chinese video portal LeTV (SHE:300104) announced today it has acquired Flower TV (花儿影视) for nearly RMB 1.6 billion ($261 million)....

  • October 1, 2013
  • at 6:21 pm
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Wandoujia launches video search function in China

Wandoujia, one of China’s leading Android app stores, today announced the launch of its new video search service. The addition to the ...

  • September 12, 2013
  • at 5:55 pm
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Hulu-like Chinese video site LeTV gets $32.5 million in funding

Chinese video site LeTV (SHE:300104) has secured $32.5 million in venture capital funding, the company has revealed. This is the first round...

  • August 13, 2013
  • at 5:20 pm
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LeTV Announces SuperTV Models and Prices, Launch in Late June

Chinese video and television company LeTV has been talking about its SuperTV (a smart TV) for quite a while. In fact, you may remember that ...

  • May 8, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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China set to regulate smart TVs and foreign TV shows

China’s boom in smart TVs and foreign TV shows is about to be hit with a serious clampdown

China’s online video sites have boomed in recent years, with surprisingly little in the way of regulation compared to the nation’...

  • July 17, 2014
  • at 7:38 pm
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Video portal and smart TV maker LeTV adds its name to list of new Chinese smartphone makers

LeTV plans to reveal not just one, but as many as three new devices next quarter and put them on the market in the fourth quarter of this ye...

  • May 26, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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Tencent versus Alibaba: a complete guide to an increasingly fierce rivalry (INFOGRAPHIC)

Tencent (HKG:0700) is the world’s fourth largest web company, and Alibaba is on the verge of history’s largest tech IPO. Both o...

  • March 19, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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China’s biggest online video sites form alliance against piracy, collectively sue Baidu for $49 million

This afternoon, more than a dozen of China’s biggest online video providers including Youku (NYSE:YOKU), LeTV (SHE:300104), Sohu (NASD...

  • November 13, 2013
  • at 4:53 pm
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13 hottest set-top boxes and smart TVs in China

Web TV is a booming entertainment sector, and big tech companies are eager to get a piece of the action. Smart TV penetration in China is s...

  • October 25, 2013
  • at 7:10 pm
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Check out China's 8 richest tech entrepreneurs in 2013

Check out China’s 8 richest tech entrepreneurs right now

The annual Hurun rich list weighs up the bank balances of China’s leading businesspeople. The new list for 2013 is now out, revealing ...

  • September 24, 2013
  • at 10:09 pm
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Report: LeTV and Tencent collaborating on smart TV, announcement coming later this month

Smart TVs seem to be the hot trend in China tech these days (this month alone we’ve seen both Baidu and Xiaomi get in on the smart TV ...

  • September 12, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Is Baidu About to Boost its Video Site By Launching a Smart TV?

Baidu’s (NASDAQ:BIDU) video streaming site iQiyi – already boosted by the recent $370 million acquisition of a rival – mig...

  • July 9, 2013
  • at 9:57 pm
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Innovation Works-Backed LeTV Announces a New Set-Top Box, and This One’s Free

It looks like Xiaomi won’t be the only company shipping shiny new set-top boxes around China this April. LeTV, which you may recall In...

  • March 21, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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