Alibaba is backing Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation and helping to promote it in China.
After fighting for hard-to-acquire users over the past decade, China’s streaming video sites are facing a new battle – getting people to pay up.
Alibaba has announced it will pioneer a unique subscription-based video service for the Chinese market
The money will go towards Glamrs, a beauty portal that wants to find India’s Michelle Phan.
In spite of a budding ecommerce landscape, MNC Shop’s Reino Barack says his firm will scale back its online retail to focus more on TV shopping in Indonesia.
In India, HOOQ competes with video-on-demand platforms of large media houses like Times Internet, Zee Entertainment, and Star India.
Edwards believes that, in the midst of tough competition, Honeycombers has managed to find a sweet spot that edges out most of its media counterparts.
The platform has been around since late last year, and is looking to capitalize on user-generated content combined with Emtek’s media reach in the archipelago.
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Chan started 9gag in his native Hong Kong because, at that time, “Facebook was not popular in Hong Kong,” he says.
The inside story behind MediaCorp’s buyout of KapanLagi, one of Indonesia’s largest digital media deals
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On stage at Tech in Asia Singapore 2015, CEO of Korea’s beSUCCESS James Jung describes Seoul as a mature and organized startup ecosystem. Here’s why.
This network of city news sites aims to take advantage of its first-mover status in places like Yangon, and discovers video as revenue source.
Ten media and technology startups will be selected to participate.
Michelle Phan shot to fame with her make-up tutorials on YouTube. Now she's a startup powerhouse. Her next move is going from the US to Asia.
A legacy publication is betting on good-old subscriptions to take it global.
Citizens are trying to resist efforts by the government to actively monitor the internet and block content arbitrarily.
Blogs from Pakistan are reporting that the telecom authority blocked the blogging platform on the eve of National Day because of “security issues.”
Youku and sister site Tudou now get 900 million views each day and have 150 million daily active users, the company revealed today.
Legendary American creator of comic book characters Stan Lee, who gave us Iron Man and Spiderman, created Chakra, a superhero born in Mumbai, for Graphic India.
Ecommerce titan Rakuten is doubling down on its struggling Kobo ereaders by acquiring an ebook marketplace called OverDrive.
The website has about six million unique users a month hitting 40 million pageviews. It's now eyeing India for expansion.
Like its American counterpart, the video-on-demand startup will offer unlimited access to TV shows and movies from all over the world - with a twist.
A number of international media entities have entered India in the past few months to cash in on the rapid rise in smartphone and internet usage in a large mark...
With money entering the Asian startup ecosystem, new services spring up to address entrepreneurs’ needs. Growth Hacking Asia provides digital marketing advice f...
Social Media Week Jakarta is a hot spot for the industry this month. Here’s what we learned from BuzzFeed’s VP of international, Scott Lamb.
Whistleblowing.jp uses multiple levels of encryption to allow leakers to contact reporters more safely. A controversial Japanese law could deter both.
Notey has hints of being a throwback to web 2.0 with some modern skinning. Can it survive in the Buzzfeed era?