Posts Tagged: 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
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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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Popular songs, videos that impacted Indonesian election top Google Trends

According to Google’s communication manager in Singapore Robin Moroney, Indonesia’s presidential election has created a noticeable stir ...

  • July 9, 2014
  • at 3:21 pm
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How Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent will dominate China’s movie industry in 3 years

Beyond the big screen, China's internet giants lie in wait as dominant future avenues to reach audiences, and they're all hungry for origina...

  • June 25, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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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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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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Alibaba inks deal with Mad Men and Hunger Games studio for exclusive content on its set-top box in China

Users of Tmall's set-top box in China next month will be able to watch shows and movies like Mad Men, Twilight, and The Hunger Games.

  • July 15, 2014
  • at 12:31 pm
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Japan’s Viibar wants to turn underappreciated video producers into well-paid freelancers

Viibar, a Tokyo-based startup, is on a mission to liberate technical professionals from the stifling world of industrial video production. F...

  • July 8, 2014
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Amid online porn crackdown, Vimeo, Reddit and Imgur are blocked in Indonesia

With Vimeo now joining Imgur and Reddit on the blacklist, is this the start of Indonesia’s version of China’s Great Firewall?

  • May 14, 2014
  • at 1:30 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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