Posts Tagged: movies


Tencent to enter the movie industry, reveals 7 original titles in production

China's film and online video industries remain hotly contested among leading internet firms

  • September 19, 2014
  • at 1:15 pm
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Baidu-backed iQiyi launches in-house film studio, 8 movies in the works

Chinese streaming video portal iQiyi yesterday launched its own in-house film production studio, iQiyi Pictures.

  • July 18, 2014
  • at 4:42 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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Kiddies rejoice, Japan’s Line messenger will launch an app for streaming family movies

Popular Japanese messenger Line has announced it will soon launch an app that streams family-friendly movies, reports The Bridge. According ...

  • March 21, 2014
  • at 2:45 pm
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Spuul Brings Over 1,000 Free Bollywood Movies and Indian TV Dramas to Users

Founded by S Mohan and Sudesh Iyer in 2010 and launched publicly in April 2012, Spuul is a startup that legally provides users with the late...

  • June 24, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Why Chinese Consumers Can’t Resist Movie Ticket Deals [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. When we looked at the most rec...

  • March 7, 2012
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VeryCD Gets an iPhone App, For All Your Video Streaming Needs

VeryCD has launched an iPhone app over the weekend, completing the site’s turnaround from a notorious pirate’s BBS, to one of Ch...

  • December 5, 2011
  • at 7:30 pm
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YouTube BoxOffice Gets 11.5 Million Views in 3 Months

It looks like YouTube Box Office is working pretty well for Google India. In a blogpost in its official blog, Google India today announced ...

  • September 20, 2011
  • at 5:30 pm
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A Discussion With Senh Duong, Founder of Rotten Tomatoes [INTERVIEW]

Today, we bring you Senh Duong, co-founder of the famous movie review site, RottenTomatoes. Not too long ago he started another site called ...

  • August 25, 2011
  • at 11:08 pm
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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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In the Philippines, iOS users can now purchase iTunes movies with mobile credit

We previously spotted how Philippine startup Apptivate has given iOS users a new way to buy apps– by ditching the need for credit ...

  • September 16, 2013
  • at 3:15 pm
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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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Chinese Video Site Youku Makes Movie Deal with Twentieth Century Fox

Chinese online video giant Youku (NYSE:YOKU) today announced that it has inked a deal with none other than Twentieth Century Fox Home Entert...

  • January 11, 2012
  • at 9:10 pm
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WangPiao to Use Funding to Make Buying Cinema Tickets More Social

Wang Piao – meaning “web tickets” – is a Chinese net company that sells cinema ticket deals in 23 cities. It will soon complete a se...

  • September 30, 2011
  • at 3:37 pm
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Sohu, Spending Big on Video Content, Licenses 400 More Hollywood Titles

Chinese web portal Sohu (NASDAQ:SOHU) is splashing the cash this week, licensing 400 movie titles from Hollywood studio, 20th Century Fox. T...

  • September 15, 2011
  • at 4:02 pm
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Chinese Brands Invade Transformers 3, Including Tainted Milk Company

Product placement has become a big business for the movie industry over the years, and that’s been especially true for the Transformer...

  • July 5, 2011
  • at 9:30 pm
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