Tencent’s mixed bag for Q1: record profit despite weakest revenue growth yet

Tencent, Asia’s largest tech firm, had a horrific 2018 on account of a country-wide freeze on new game monetization in China, but there’s evidence it has turned the corner. The company&#82

Alibaba’s growth slows to lowest in 3 years

China’s Alibaba continues to see slowing expansion in the latest quarter, but the e-commerce giant’s effort to spur new growth from new arenas have started to bear fruit. The Hangzhou-base

Maverick Ventures announces $382M evergreen fund

The under-the-radar VC firm counts 13 unicorns in its portfolio.

Alibaba replaces video streaming boss amid anti-corruption probe

A top-level reshuffle is sending shockwaves across one of China’s biggest online video businesses. Yang Weidong has stepped down as the president of Alibaba’s video streaming unit Youku, t

China’s iQiyi to offer $500M convertible note as content costs balloon

Chinese video streaming service iQiyi is raising new cash as it feels the squeeze from surging content costs. The video business, which is owned by China’s online search giant Baidu, said on Wed

Alibaba sets new Singles’ Day record with $31B in sales, but growth is slowing

Alibaba scored another blockbuster Singles’ Day after customers around the world shopped in stores and online on the tenth edition of its November 11 shopping festival. That puts this year&#8217

Report: Smartphone usage set to overtake time spent watching TV in China

2018 is the year that smartphone usage eclipses time spent watching TV in China, and it’s all down to the growth of digital video platforms, according to a new report from eMarketer. You’

Baidu’s streaming video service iQiyi falls 13.6% in Nasdaq debut

The streaming video service iQiyi, a business owned by China’s online search giant Baidu, dropped 13.6% in its first day of trading on the Nasdaq — closing at $15.55, or down $2.45 from it

Lost in translation: Streaming in China

The rapid growth of streaming is taking the globe by storm, but no country seems to have the market potential for OTT video streaming quite like China. While the United States OTT market is beginning

Alibaba Says Its Proposed $3.5B Youku Tudou Buyout Is All About Ads

Alibaba's proposed $3.5 billion buy out of Youku Tudou, a deal that would take the New York Stock Exchange-listed Chinese video site private if accepted, is mainly about advertising with e-commerce sp

Alibaba To Buy Out Chinese Video Site Youku Tudou In $3.5 Billion Deal

Alibaba, the New York-listed Chinese e-commerce giant, is getting into video in a major way, after it announced plans to buy out Youku Tudou, one of China's top YouTube-like services, in an all cash d

NBCUniversal Ramps Up Film Exposure In China With Youku Premium Deal For 100 Films

<a target="_blank" href="">NBCUniversal</a> continues to ramp up international streaming deals as a way of getting its content in a non-pirated (read: revenue-generating) format out

Consolidation In Chinese Online Video: Two Biggest Players, Youku And Tudou, Are Merging

The online video market in China is a fragmented scene led by national businesses where companies like YouTube don't even get a look in; but today sees that market move one step closer to consolidatio

Pacific Crest Securities Buys Shanghai-Based Bank to Help Navigate the China Web Chaos

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Was Youku a Chinese Internet Netscape Moment? (TCTV)

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-254041" title="bubbles" src="" alt="" width="225" height="300" />A few weeks ago we flagged

IPO Gives Chinese Video Site Youku A $3.3 Billion Market Cap; Worth More Than AOL

<img src=""> Shares of Chinese video site Youku <a href="">soared on its IPO </a> today, closin

Shares Of Youku, China's YouTube, Double At IPO

<img src=""> The Internet IPO is back—if you are a Chinese Internet company. <a href="">Youku</a>, the YouTube o

Two Chinese Online Video Sites Going Public: Which Should Investors Buy? (TCTV)

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Will China's 1999 Moment Bail-Out Some Valley VCs?

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-245437" title="big_bubble1" src="" alt="" width="300" height="188" /></a>Yes, China is