This PR ploy allows Chinese tech companies to get some press attention by connecting themselves with a global brand like Apple.
Why did Aston Martin just announce a partnership with Chinese video streaming and smart hardware company LeTV? I can think of a few reasons.
To the uninitiated, LeTV's comparing Apple to Hitler might seem like a ridiculous PR misstep. But the company is actually following in the footsteps of China's hottest smartphone startup.
Chinese video streaming site LeTV branched out into smartphones today with the launch of three models based at the high end of the market. At an event in Beijing, LeTV CEO Jia Yueting slammed phone ma...
Not content to move into just smartphones and smart cars, Chinese streaming video giant LeTV also just jumped into the music biz.
Earlier this week, we saw Tencent join up with Foxconn and China Harmony with the aim of producing smart electric cars. But Tencent is far from the only Chinese internet company entering this space. I...
With the crushing inevitability of a lungful of toxins on a Beijing spring morning, China’s controversial documentary about pollution, Under the Dome, is this evening being scrubbed from the internet....
2014 was the year of the smart gadget in China: almost every major tech company announced that they were making a smart something, and smart TVs were right at the front of the pack. But as the dust se...
LeTV is taking this electric car thing very seriously, and it has already assembled some talent from places like Tesla and BMW in its Silicon Valley team.
LeTV's CEO has revealed that his company is working on an electric car, and in the long run, it plans to topple the world's top automakers.
iQiyi is upset with a LeTV product that seems to be profiting from iQiyi's video library without paying for it, and it's taking the matter to court.
One Chinese video site will get around the quota on imported TV series by creating its own foreign-language content.
The film production branch of one of China's leading video streaming sites will pour more money into Hollywood.
This will result in the effective banning of some foreign TV series in China, leaving viewers to go back to the old days of pirating their favorite shows.
China’s online video sites have boomed in recent years, with surprisingly little in the way of regulation compared to the nation’s heavily locked-down broadcast TV. Now the nation’s 450 million online...
Beyond the big screen, China's internet giants lie in wait as dominant future avenues to reach audiences, and they're all hungry for original content.
LeTV plans to reveal not just one, but as many as three new devices next quarter and put them on the market in the fourth quarter of this year.