Posts Tagged: PPTV

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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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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Report: Suning to buy PPTV for around $400 million

Could the purchase of Chinese streaming video site PPTV finally be at hand after months of rumors? According to Sina Tech, PPTV and Suning a...

  • September 25, 2013
  • at 1:00 am
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PPTV acquisition rumors include Alibaba

Alibaba and Hunan TV to buy PPTV? PPTV says no

Here’s a rumor that’s simply too juicy not to pass along: Chinese tech blog 36kr is reporting that according to an unnamed Chine...

  • August 15, 2013
  • at 1:11 am
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PPTV acquisition rumors include Alibaba

Alibaba Among 3 Suitors Vying to Make China’s Next Big Video Site Acquisition?

After last year’s billion dollar merger between Youku and Tudou, and last month’s acquisition of PPS by Baidu, the time’s now ripe for...

  • June 5, 2013
  • at 11:12 am
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ComScore: China Watched 4.1 Billion Hours of Web Videos in August

Chinese web users racked up over 4.1 billion hours of collective streaming of web videos in August, according to a new report from ComScore....

  • October 8, 2012
  • at 2:32 pm
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PPTV Tops Video Streaming in China With 34 Million Unique Daily Users?

Surprised? While most of us believe that Youku or Tudou is the top dog for video streaming in China, iResearch’s findings seem to sugg...

  • June 29, 2012
  • at 12:54 pm
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New Stats for China Video Sites Show Growth, Cause Controversy

Raw data from online analytics company comScore (NASDAQ:SCOR) shows the Chinese online video-streaming sites growing en masse, racking up a ...

  • March 6, 2012
  • at 9:51 pm
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Chinese Government on TV Content: No Net Video Allowed!

China’s State Administration of Radio, Film and Television has been on the warpath recently. First, they threw a haymaker at ChinaR...

  • November 2, 2011
  • at 9:00 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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PPTV acquisition rumors include Alibaba

Chinese retailer grows its web empire with $420 million acquisition of video site PPTV

Chinese electronics retailer Suning (SHE:002024) has expanded its fast-growing web empire yet again today with the acquisition of video site...

  • October 28, 2013
  • at 5:04 pm
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PPTV to launch PPLink hardware that switches video between mobiles and TVs

Following on the heels of its entry into the set-top box market, PPTV is about to launch the PPLink, a piece of hardware that is designed to...

  • August 21, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Alibaba smart TV acquires PPTV rumor

Alibaba Needs to Acquire a Chinese Video Site to Makes Its Smart TV OS More Fun

As we explained last week, Chinese e-commerce leader Alibaba has created a smart TV OS that will appear in China’s sitting rooms later...

  • July 29, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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China’s Top 10 Smartphone Apps for Android and iOS

Chinese research firm iResearch recently released its breakdown of China’s mobile market in January of 2013, and that report includes,...

  • May 6, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Microsoft Partners with PPTV for Cloud-Based TV Streaming Service

In a press release this evening, Microsoft announced that it has partnered with Chinese web streaming video company PPTV to launch PPTV Asia...

  • August 7, 2012
  • at 1:00 am
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US Report: 99% of Music Downloads in China Are Pirated, Video Sites a Concern Too

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has released a report highlighting areas of concern where intellectual property ...

  • May 2, 2012
  • at 3:55 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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China Digest – 24 Jul

Here you can find some interesting startup news from China, not only in its capital, Beijing, but also other startup hubs such as Shanghai, ...

  • July 24, 2011
  • at 7:31 pm
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