Posts Tagged: Online Video


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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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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5 best free Android apps in China for all your mobile mass media

Anyone who has ever ridden the subway in Beijing knows the Chinese love to consume content on their smartphones. But because of censorship o...

  • October 31, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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How Viki Turned Online Viewers into Offline Fans in Indonesia

International video site has more than 1 billion videos viewed, and 200 million words translated into subtitles by its community. I...

  • October 8, 2012
  • at 4:28 pm
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ComScore: In Asia, Japan Watches Most Online Videos

Research firm ComScore has some interesting metrics about how the world watches online video, claiming that in the month of June 1.2 billion...

  • August 16, 2012
  • at 12:10 pm
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Su casa es mi casa: Rakuten Acquires Spanish Online Video Service

Japan’s e-commerce giant Rakuten (JSD:4755) announced today that it has acquired Spanish online video service, This deal cam...

  • June 13, 2012
  • at 10:05 pm
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Sohu, Tencent, Qiyi to Team Up and Buy Video Rights Together?

Having the rights to stream the most popular shows is hugely important to any streaming video site in China. Unfortunately, getting those ri...

  • April 24, 2012
  • at 11:30 am
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YouTube Launches Localized Service in Malaysia

We just received word from the folks at YouTube that the popular online video site has just launched a localized service for Malaysia. As of...

  • March 22, 2012
  • at 8:25 pm
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Chinese Video Streaming Site Gets Tiny Penalty After Pirating Ultraman

One of China’s leading video-streaming sites, PPTV, has been ordered to pay fines by a court after it effectively pirated the Japanese...

  • February 17, 2012
  • at 4:26 pm
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Tencent looks to online video streaming to boost web empire

After success with WeChat, here’s how Tencent is building up the rest of its online media empire

While everyone’s talking about Tencent’s recent social media success with WeChat, the 16-year-old internet giant still has a vast web em...

  • July 4, 2014
  • at 9:29 am
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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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Baidu PPS acquisition

If the PPS Rumors are True, Could Baidu Beat Out Youku-Tudou?

China’s tech media has been talking for weeks now as though Baidu’s rumored acquisition of popular streaming video service PPS i...

  • May 2, 2013
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China’s Advertising Sweet Spot: Online Video and the Rising Middle Class

China’s online consumers are predominantly young – mostly under 30. Over time, as the population ages, so will the country’s online us...

  • September 10, 2012
  • at 11:30 am
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Youku Adds Another Movie Partner in NBCUniversal

Chinese online video streaming site Youku (NYSE:YOKU) has just announced a new agreement with NBCUniversal on a collection of feature films ...

  • July 10, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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Details Emerge on Youku-Tudou Merger

Last week, SEC filings from Youku finally shed some light on how exactly the Youku-Tudou merger went down. You can read the filings for your...

  • April 30, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Fuji Television to Open Six New Channels on YouTube

There’s news from YouTube Japan today that local broadcaster Fuji TV is opening six new channels on the video streaming site, targetin...

  • April 17, 2012
  • at 7:28 pm
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Tudou Reveals New User Numbers, Says It’s the Video King of Weibo

In newly-released numbers from Tudou (NASDAQ:TUDO), China’s second-largest video-streaming site, it claims to be the king of video vie...

  • February 22, 2012
  • at 11:46 am
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China’s Ku6 to Become YouTube Content Partner, Targets New Audience

Chinese streaming video website Ku6 (NASDAQ:KUTV) announced this morning that it will become a YouTube content partner, and distribute its v...

  • January 18, 2012
  • at 3:00 pm
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