Posts Tagged: youku tudou

Seeing strong demand, Alibaba raises share price range for this week’s IPO

The 9-month bachelor party: here’s everything Alibaba invested in or acquired in 2014

Alibaba invested in or bought outright multiple companies, spending so much money that some have referred to 2014 thus far as Alibaba's "bac...

  • September 16, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
Read More
Youku mobile

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
Read More

Youku reduces losses in Q3, grows to 300 million video views per day

Chinese video sites Youku and Tudou (NYSE:YOKU) – remember, they’re now one company – have released their Q3 earnings repo...

  • November 15, 2013
  • at 11:40 am
Read More

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
Read More

Youku-Tudou Launches ‘Sharing Plan’ to Encourage and Reward Original Content Producers

Most people go to Youku for the TV shows and movies these days, and it’s easy to forget that the site first earned its reputation in p...

  • June 26, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
Read More
Youku Tudou web piracy

How China’s Top Video Site Battles the Pirates

After merging into one company last year, Youku Tudou (NYSE:YOKU) further established itself as China’s top online video business with...

  • May 16, 2013
  • at 3:05 pm
Read More
Baidu PPS acquisition

If the PPS Rumors are True, Could Baidu Beat Out Youku-Tudou?

China’s tech media has been talking for weeks now as though Baidu’s rumored acquisition of popular streaming video service PPS i...

  • May 2, 2013
  • at 8:30 am
Read More
Tudou Gary Wang moves into animation

Tudou Founder Gets Animated About His Next Startup Project

Tudou founder and former CEO Gary Wang cashed out of China’s biggest ever internet business deal last summer and then announced his re...

  • March 13, 2013
  • at 10:59 am
Read More

Will China’s Ban on TV Ads for Luxury Goods Boost Web Ads For Baidu and Youku?

Last week, we learned of a ban on TV advertising luxury goods in China issued by SARFT that is preventing luxury goods advertisers from reac...

  • February 14, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
Read More
movie production studio

China’s favorite video site Youku gets into the movie making business

Youku says Heyi Films will produce films "to the tastes of the Chinese audience" and "improve film marketing and distribution."

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 4:53 pm
Read More
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
Read More

Chinese video streamer Youku Tudou smacks Xiaomi with a lawsuit, just in time for Barra’s arrival

Two events occurred this week confirming Xiaomi’s maturation from a promising startup to a player that is running with the big dogs. O...

  • October 11, 2013
  • at 7:05 pm
Read More
Youku redesigns homepage for smaller screens and mobile viewers

Youku Surges to 200 Million Daily Mobile Views This Month as Chinese Consumers Ditch Laptops

It’s mobile, mobile, mobile with China’s video sites these days as they chase China’s middle-income web users onto tablets...

  • July 31, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
Read More
Youku Sina Weibo

With an Eye on Mobile Video Viewers, Youku and Sina Weibo Form a Partnership

With an eye to the many Sina Weibo users who access the Twitter-like service via mobile, two of China’s web giants have formed an interest...

  • June 7, 2013
  • at 3:08 pm
Read More
Youku Tudou, iQiyi mobile viewers

China’s Top Video Sites Reveal Hundreds of Millions of Mobile Users, Start Race to Monetize Them

We know that Chinese netizens watch billions of hours worth of online videos each month, but how many of them are doing so from a mobile dev...

  • May 2, 2013
  • at 11:34 pm
Read More

Youku Tudou Signs Exclusive Deal To Stream Popular Hong Kong TV Content

China’s top video-streaming company Youku Tudou (NYSE: YOKU) has signed an exclusive two-year deal with Hong Kong channel TVB. If you̵...

  • March 19, 2013
  • at 9:55 pm
Read More
Youku Tudou financials

Youku Tudou Sees Narrowing Losses in First-Ever Post-Merger Financials

It’s over six months since the merger between China’s top two video-streaming sites was approved by shareholders, so the newest ...

  • March 1, 2013
  • at 10:20 pm
Read More
at Youku

Youku Tudou Strengthens Premium Video Platform with Sony Pictures Television Partnership

Chinese online streaming video company Youku Tudou (NYSE:YOKU) has just announced an agreement with Sony Pictures Television to bring over 3...

  • November 6, 2012
  • at 10:22 am
Read More