Posts Tagged: sohu


CEO mashup

A portrait of China’s biggest tech CEOs: visionaries, copycats, and playboys

I interviewed about a dozen native Chinese people in Beijing to find out a) who they saw as their entrepreneurial celebrities and b) what th...

  • May 27, 2014
  • at 3:18 pm
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China clampdown on US TV shows

The Big Bang Theory and 3 other US TV shows banned from China’s video sites

China’s media regulator has ordered the country’s video streaming sites to remove four American TV series.

  • April 28, 2014
  • at 8:58 am
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China’s Sohu sees improved revenues on all fronts, but profits fall

Chinese online media giant Sohu’s Q4 revenues rose 29 percent compared to last year to $385 million, but a 78 percent rise in operat...

  • February 11, 2014
  • at 1:02 pm
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Changyou acquires Raidcall

Changyou acquires Raidcall group voice service for $50 million, wants gamers to get chatty

Changyou (NASDAQ:CYOU), the Chinese online game developer and operator that runs titles like Blade Wars and Grand Chase, wants its gamers to...

  • November 22, 2013
  • at 12:00 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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Tencent buys stake in Sogou

Chinese web giant Tencent boosts its search engine, takes stake in rival for $448 million

China’s top web companies are on an acquisition blitz this year. The latest big stake grab comes in the realm of search engines, with Chin...

  • September 16, 2013
  • at 6:18 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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Sohu CEO Charles Zhang: WeChat’s monopoly is disturbing

One of China’s biggest tech conferences, the China Internet Conference, is going on right now, and it should come as a surprise to no ...

  • August 14, 2013
  • at 10:00 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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China doesn’t want ‘losers’ to become trendy, bans hugely popular web series

Just days after The Big Bang Theory and other American TV shows got the smackdown, another popular entertainment series has been pulled fro...

  • April 29, 2014
  • at 3:43 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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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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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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Tencent soars past $100 billion in value after yesterday’s search engine merger

Yesterday evening, Tencent (HKG:0700) revealed it’ll take a 36.5 percent slice of search engine rival Sogou for $448 million. The deal sho...

  • September 17, 2013
  • at 10:13 am
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Sogou launches browser that beats government blocks on train ticket website

Yesterday, I wrote about how 12306, China’s government-run train ticket e-commerce platform, had just blocked all of the third-party b...

  • September 14, 2013
  • at 2:56 am
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Qihoo says its $550 million bond sale is NOT to buy Sogou

Many analysts speculate the money will be used to buy the search rival, but Qihoo today denied that was the case.

  • August 29, 2013
  • at 3:15 pm
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China’s Web Giants Group Together to Quash Online Extortion

China’s web giants are usually at each others’ throats. But six of them are now working together to try to quash online extortio...

  • August 2, 2013
  • at 9:48 pm
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China online gaming market 2013

China’s Top 6 Online Gaming Companies Pulled in Over $2 Billion in Q1

Now that everyone has posted their first quarter financials for this year we can see how much China’s web giants are making out of gam...

  • May 30, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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