US-listed Chinese online video rivals Youku.com and Tudou unveiled merger plans Monday in a deal worth approximately $1 billion, according to Bloomberg: The proposed deal will strengthen the new company’s ability to compete with...
by Scott Greene | Jan 5, 2012
Chinese television broadcasters have implemented deep cuts to their lineup of prime-time entertainment programming, reducing the number of such shows from 126 to 38 in order to comply with tough new government restrictions that...
by Liu Yong | Nov 5, 2008
From The Guardian: Tudou – China’s answer to YouTube – was started in January 2005 (a month before YouTube) by 35-year-old Gary Wang. Nearly four years later, Tudou has some 12 million users a day and 75...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 12, 2008
Caijing has the latest on the regulations covering video-sharing websites: Three small Web sites have won government licenses for video-sharing services in China, a move seen as a signal that Beijing authorities may be widening...
by Lisa Pickoff-White | Mar 14, 2008
China has more Internet users than any other country, the Wall Street Journal reports. The paper estimates that there are 228.5 million Internet users compared to 217.1 million in America: BDA estimates that China’s online...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 28, 2007
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