Posts Tagged: streaming video

Government regulation is strangling China’s smart TVs and set-top boxes

“Why should the government adapt to the internet, rather than the internet adapting to the government?” That was the question a ...

  • October 1, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
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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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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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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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Slingbox Starts Retailing Online In India. But There May Be A Slight Problem

Sling Media, maker of the television streaming media device Slingbox, has announced that it has teamed with prominent Indian e-commerce por...

  • October 14, 2011
  • at 9:20 pm
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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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Google’s Chromecast makes debut in Asia as sales start in South Korea

Google has partnered with local streaming media services Tving and Hoppin to give users acccess to "tens of thousands of videos, movies, and...

  • May 14, 2014
  • at 6:45 pm
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Chinese Video Streaming Site Launches “Open Platform” Strategy

Chinese video streaming site announced an open platform strategy yesterday that the company hopes will help expand its user base. The...

  • August 8, 2012
  • at 4:24 am
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It’s Official: Sohu, Tencent, and Qiyi Team Up to Buy Content Rights

Yesterday, we passed along rumblings from the Chinese media that Sohu, Tencent, and Baidu’s Qiyi were planning to band together to pur...

  • April 25, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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LeKan Aims to be a Cartoon Netflix for Chinese Kids

LeKan is a brand-new Chinese start-up – it launched only last Friday – that aims to be a sort of Netflix for Chinese kids. It streams a ...

  • September 27, 2011
  • at 11:05 am
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