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

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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

Headlines from China: Alibaba’s Youku Announces 58 TV Drama Series

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Youku, one of China's top online video and streaming service platforms, recently announced 58 upcoming TV Drama Series. Read More

Chinese Video Giants Are Becoming Production Powerhouses

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Chinese video websites have rolled up their sleeves to make original content—from mainstream sitcoms and reality shows to the more niched genres of anime and documentaries.  Read More

China’s Tech Giants are Increasingly Blurring the Boundaries Between Sectors: McKinsey Report

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“Ecosystem” is a word that gets thrown a lot in the tech industry but there is a definition of this buzzword which is actually worth your attention. Read More

Headlines from China: China’s Largest Streaming Site iQiyi Considers IPO in the U.S.

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iQiyi, China's largest online streaming site, considers seeking initial public offering in the U.S. in 2018, according to sources familiar with the matter. Read More

As Baidu Retreats, Alibaba and Tencent Battle for Online Ticketing Dominance

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Following online travel services and food delivery, online movie ticket booking has become the latest corner of the O2O (online to offline) market to see consolidation after years of cutthroat price wars. Read More

Alibaba Announces Live Entertainment Business Group

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Alibaba announced the founding of its live entertainment business group to step up in ticketing, content creation, and live experience. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Passes Chinese Censorship; ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ Scores China Release Date

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American neo-noir science fiction film 'Blade Runner 2049', a sequel to Ridley Scott's 'Blade Runner', has passed Chinese censorship and is expected to be imported into China for a theatrical release. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Manchester by the Sea’ Almost Didn’t Make it to China?

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Criticized for monopolizing the distribution and exhibition of 'Manchester by the Sea', a staff member from China's National Arthouse Film Alliance argues that the film might have not make it to China without the Alliance. Read More

Headlines from China: Why China’s 110 Million Yuan for Pixar’s ‘Cars 3’  is Somehow Embarrassing 

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Disney/Pixar's 'Cars 3' has raked in 110 million yuan in China after one week in release, which doesn't look shabby if we don't mention the animation is produced by Pixar. Read More