Posts Tagged: Video

let the bullets fly

Alibaba buys $804 million majority stake in ChinaVision, which Tencent also owns a part of

Oh, snap. Alibaba today announced that not only did it step on Tencent’s turf, the Chinese e-commerce kingpin bought the plot outright...

  • March 11, 2014
  • at 8:59 pm
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With new Cybercrime Law in place, Filipinos could face jail time for piracy

The CyberCrime Prevention Act of 2012 (Cybercrime Law) officially took effect in the Philippines last month. Filipinos can now be punished f...

  • March 5, 2014
  • at 8:36 pm
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Telkomsel’s Video 500 wants its 100 million feature phone users to stream more videos

Telkomsel, Indonesia’s largest mobile telco, launched its new premium video service for feature phone users called Video 500 this week.

  • December 26, 2013
  • at 2:34 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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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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Report: Alibaba in talks to invest in Sina Video

Yesterday, China’s tech media began spreading a very interesting story: according to the First Economic Daily, Chinese e-commerce gian...

  • September 6, 2013
  • at 9:00 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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HTC new TV ads with Downey Jr

HTC places a $1 billion bet on new marketing campaign with Robert Downey Jr (VIDEO)

After struggling with sales, seeing an executive brain drain, and suffering a huge loss in stock value, HTC (TPE:2498) needs a huge boost. T...

  • August 12, 2013
  • at 4:04 pm
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Google’s StreetView Guy Walking Around Japan’s Creepily Deserted Battleship Island

Watch Google’s StreetView Guy Walking Around Japan’s Creepily Deserted ‘Battleship Island’ (VIDEO)

Japan’s notoriously creepy Battleship Island – actually called Hashima Island – has been deserted since the mid-1970s when its...

  • June 28, 2013
  • at 12:48 pm
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Japanese startup stitches together six GoPro cameras to make interactive panoramic video

The company has officially announced a new video solution, cleverly dubbed ‘Panomovie’, making it available to their clients in additio...

  • March 10, 2014
  • at 3:47 pm
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More local videos please! Scoop launches app to promote Indonesian video content

When asked what app Indonesians use to watch videos, most of them would say YouTube. E-reader Scoop 1 hopes to change that by launching its ...

  • January 23, 2014
  • at 12:27 pm
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International video streaming site Viki joins hands with Baidu

Viki, the fast-growing video streaming site best known for its catalogue of Asian TV shows, today announced it will be partnering with Baidu...

  • December 19, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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Youtube unblocked for some in Pakistan (UPDATED)

Update: It seems Youtube is working via some connections in Pakistan but not from others. It’s possible this is a bug, or it could be ...

  • October 2, 2013
  • at 12:51 am
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Tencent to release another Vine clone in China to integrate with WeChat

Word leaked today that Chinese web giant Tencent (HKG:0700) has a clone of Vine now in closed-beta testing. The eight-second video sharing p...

  • September 16, 2013
  • at 5:25 pm
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Mobile video apps are racking up huge download numbers in China

Wandoujia’s latest China App Index report is out now. July’s most interesting trend? The rapid growth of mobile video in China. ...

  • August 20, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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How much money can you get for making 6-second Vine videos for brands?

Mobile video app Vine is quite popular worldwide, surpassing 13 million users a couple of months ago. While most people simply love playing ...

  • August 13, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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teaching Kinect sign language

Chinese Researchers Team Up With Microsoft to Teach Kinect How to Understand Sign Language (VIDEO)

The folks at Microsoft Research Asia have collaborated with researchers from the Institute of Computing Technology at the Chinese Academy of...

  • July 23, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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Videogram's New iPhone App

Playing Around with Videogram’s New iPhone App

Will Bohn is an entrepreneur working in Tokyo for a digital marketing firm. He loves startups, Asia, and all things tech. We’ve been f...

  • May 13, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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