Tencent Music to File for US IPO Today

 /  Money  / 
Chinese streaming giant Tencent Music hopes to raise $2 billion at a valuation of up to $31 billion through its US-based IPO. The company has also formed a partnership with its international counterpart Spotify. Read More

Company behind QVOD Liquidates Assets While Former CEO Enters Blockchain

 /  Money  / 
Kuaibo Technology, the owner of once popular video player QVOD, is to liquidate its assets to pay for a long-existing debt to Shenzhen-based Geniatech, a PCTV and IT manufacturer. Read More

Tencent Music Reportedly Pins Its US IPO Date on October 18

 /  Technology  / 
Tencent Music is expected to submit an IPO filing to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission on September 7th and the final IPO date is slated for October 18th. Read More

Alibaba Tests New Technology That Detects Pornographic Content

 /  News  / 
Alibaba’s new porn-busting service converts speech to text and checks it against a database of licentious lexemes. Read More

Empty Theaters and False Hopes: The Reality of VR Film

 /  Opinion  / 
VR film buffs are still trying to crack the code of blockbuster flicks, even now that the hype and cash have left. Read More

The Secret To WeChat Mini-games’ Success

 /  Game  / 
In recent months, the world’s media has lit up in celebration of the tenth anniversary of the App Store. But did anyone stop to notice another app with a 1 billion-plus user base, WeChat, celebrating a milestone of its own, for its arguably less flashy applet store? Read More

The 6 Female Instagram Stars Taking China By Storm

 /  People  / 
For big fashion houses like Gucci, Prada and Yves Saint Laurent, female influencers are essential in the celebrity-driven luxury goods market. Read More

Youku and Migu Video Post Viewing Numbers From This Year’s World Cup

 /  News  / 
As France won its second World Cup after beating Croatia on July 15, Chinese video streamers are also busy celebrating their soaring viewerships. Read More

Shenzhen Stock Exchange Questions LeTV for Using Blockchain as a Buzzword

 /  News  / 
Leshi Internet Information and Technology, previously known as LeTV,  has been questioned by Shenzhen Stock Exchange regarding its smart TV subsidiary Lerong Zhixin’s new blockchain business. Read More