China Moves against Anime on Streaming Sites

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The Ministry of Culture has begun investigating platforms that post inappropriate anime videos on the internet. The clean-up aims to protect underage children from anime videos that are deemed too bloody and violent. This time, the crackdown seems to direct toward mainstream online video platforms like iQiyi. Read More

Gaming the System? Foreign Access to China’s Online Gaming Industry

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Online gaming in China is subject to the same overall regulatory framework that applies to software as a service (SaaS) in China. Read More

Xloong Is Trying to Make AR Sexy… With Enterprise Applications

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The global craze for the semi-immersive augmented reality (AR) experience is on the cusp of breaking out. Now Chinese tech firms are ready to bring the AR experience in eyeglass form. Read More

Google’s First Major Investment in Game Streaming Goes to China

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Google has put RMB 500 million into the Chinese game streaming platform Chushou TV. This marks the first major investment Google has made in live broadcasting for video games since it lost the acquisition opportunity of the immensely popular Twitch to Amazon three years ago. Read More

Video Sharing App Kuaishou Rumored to Raise New Funding with Valuation at $15 billion

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China’s leading short social video and photo sharing app Kuaishou is rumored to launch a new round of funding with the estimated valuation at $15 billion, according to the self-media “Kaiqi.” Read More

Cinera Wants to Make “IMAX on Your Face”

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Founded by a group of film enthusiasts, Cinera looks like a VR headset, but if you call it “VR” in front of any of their employees, they will quickly correct you. VR is for games. This is for movies. Read More

VR Winter is Over, AR Has Just Started

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Both Kevin Leung, the director at HTC VICE X, and Atli Mar Sveinsson, co-founder and CEO of Directive Games, concluded that there needs to “killer apps” to open up the AR and VR markets. Here are the highlights from their discussion at TechCrunch Shanghai 2017. Read More

New Report Paints Glowing Future for Online Video in China

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The report has identified five key trends in China’s online audio-visual sphere. Read More

The Mobile Stock Exchange Selling Celebrities by the Second

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How much would you pay for your favorite celebrity’s time? What do you think their fame is worth? Read More