Posts Tagged: video streaming


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Geeky Chinese video site that makes its own editing tools gets $38M funding

What makes Aipai stand out from the dozens of nerdy niche video aggregators out there? The secret sauce is Aipai’s suite of bespoke editin...

  • August 21, 2014
  • at 3:31 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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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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Youtube might buy Twitch for $1B. What are China’s hardcore gamers using instead?

We project that China has 29.4 million people who watch or participate in eSports - nearly just as big of a market as the US.

  • May 19, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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Ecommerce titan Alibaba goes multimedia with $1.22 billion investment in video site Youku

Ecommerce titan Alibaba goes multimedia with $1.22 billion investment in video site Youku

Ecommerce titan Alibaba is ploughing US$1.22 billion into Youku Tudou (NYSE:YOKU), which runs the Youku and Tudou video sites.

  • April 28, 2014
  • at 6:25 pm
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Chinese police raid offices of notorious video piracy app (UPDATE)

Police in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen performed a raid this morning on the offices of one of China’s most notorious video piracy...

  • April 22, 2014
  • at 8:23 pm
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Netflix of Thailand wants you to stop illegally download movies and start paying for them

Hollywood HD is an online movie streaming platform available only in Thailand. It’s made by the same team as Ploenjit Media Company Limite...

  • April 4, 2014
  • at 9:30 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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Indonesia’s video streaming service XL Nonton seems to be dead

After being launched to the public in May, it seems XL Nonton may not be able to celebrate its first anniversary as the site is currently in...

  • March 10, 2014
  • at 6:38 pm
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Youku reaches half billion visitors for first time, but share price tumbles on pessimism

Youku reached 500 million monthly unique visitors for the first time, the company said today in its Q2 2014 earnings report.

  • August 20, 2014
  • at 11:19 am
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China set to regulate smart TVs and foreign TV shows

China’s boom in smart TVs and foreign TV shows is about to be hit with a serious clampdown

China’s online video sites have boomed in recent years, with surprisingly little in the way of regulation compared to the nation’...

  • July 17, 2014
  • at 7:38 pm
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China seeks record $42 million fine in prosecution of online video piracy app

China seeks record $42 million fine in prosecution of online video piracy app

Authorities in China are seeking to impose a fine of nearly $42 million on this renegade app. That would make it China’s biggest piracy-re...

  • June 17, 2014
  • at 5:29 pm
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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 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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Xiaomi makes a play for video content, leads $310 million investment in Xunlei

Xunlei, a Chinese video streaming site and media portal, revealed today that it has wrapped up US$310 million in funding. Xiaomi, the much-h...

  • April 4, 2014
  • at 9:59 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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HBO brings video streaming service to the Philippines

It was in 2010 when movie channel HBO launched its online streaming service in the US. Now, it has brought the service into Asia by launchin...

  • March 10, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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Overseas Filipinos now get to stream local channels through Smart Pinoy TV

Philippine telco PLDT, through its subsidiary PLDT Global Corp (PGC), has continued its foray into video streaming with the launch of Smart ...

  • March 6, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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