Jack Ma’s Potential Successor Reportedly to Step Down as Alibaba Pictures CEO

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Despite the buzz, the circulation of this rumor reflects the troubles Alibaba Pictures is facing: mediocre performance of a unit where the parent company had placed high hopes (and money) on. Read More

Tencent’s China Literature $1.1 Billion IPO Speaks Volumes About Value of IP in China

 /  Money  / 
In China, a whole new industry chain surrounding online literature IPs is taking form and now involves music, games, TV dramas, and movie production. Tencent, Alibaba, and Baidu have all entered the battle to compete for the best IPs. Read More

What You Need to Know about China’s Underground Anime Fun Culture

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Bilibili might be a lesser-known name for those who are not interested in the ACG (animation, comics, and games around IP such as One Piece and Fate/stay Night) culture or live outside of China, but its impact on the Middle Kingdom is obvious. Read More

Tencent Megahit ‘Honor of Kings’ Becomes World’s Top Grossing Game

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Tencent Tech is reporting that blockbuster multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game "Honour of Kings" has overtaken "Monster Strike" this May to become the world’s highest-grossing (in Chinese) game across platforms, according to data released by App Annie. Read More

VP of TV Unit Takes over as CEO of Leshi, YT Jia to Remain Chairman

 /  News  / 
Jia Yueting, the legendary Chinese corporate leader, will step down as CEO of Leshi Internet Information & Technology Corp Beijing. Read More

Is US$2.4 Billion Enough to Redeem Cash-Strapped LeEco?

 /  News  / 
China real estate titan Sunac China Holdings Ltd. will become LeEco's second-largest shareholder after leading RMB 16.8 billion (US$2.4 billion) in fresh funding. Read More

VR Tops the List of China’s Top Five Tech News Searches In 2016

 /  News  / 
A total of 26 lists on a wide range of topics like international and domestic affairs, “in” words, popular apps were compiled by leveraging data from various services under Baidu’s brand. Read More

LeEco Raises Funding, Reshuffles Management Amid Cash Crunch

 /  News  / 
China’s internet giant LeEco announced Tuesday that the company has secured US$600 million of funding from a dozen of local investors. Read More

The Chinese Living Room is Ready for a Comeback

 /  News  / 
Over the past three years, Chinese web users who had once been drawn away from televisions and towards mobile devices are making their way back to the traditional living room setting for daily entertainment. Read More

China’s Live Streaming Boom Spawns Online Celebrity Agent Industry

 /  News  / 
Getting set up with a live streaming account and filming content for audiences might only take a few minutes, but to become a Chinese internet celebrity is much more complex. Read More

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