After Bullet Messenger, Video Streaming App Douyu Also Pulled from China iOS App Store

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Chinese e-sports video streaming app Douyu has been taken down from the Chinese iOS app store. The news comes just one day after “WeChat rival” Bullet Messenger was removed from the iOS App Store on October 9. Read More

Headlines from China: Dwayne Johnson’s 2018 Movies Have Grossed Over $293.6 M in China

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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's movies have grossed over 2 billion yuan ($293.6) in China, without counting the box office of The Fast and The Furious series. Read More

Chinese Streaming Site AcFun Shuts Down for Reasons Unknown

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AcFun, a Chinese live streaming and video sharing service dedicated to “Anime, Comics, and Fun,” has reportedly been offline for several days with users unable to log in. 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

LeEco’s Leshi Becomes ‘New Leshi’ to Distance Itself From Founder

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The proposed change is believed to be a sign of a complete severing of ties from founder Jia Yueting. Read More

Chinese Police Crack Biggest Case of Online Piracy

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Chinese authorities have cracked the largest case in China of online film and TV series piracy, in which perpetrators made over 8 million yuan in revenues from illegally displaying advertising to users, running off servers across China. Read More

China’s Censors Tighten Oversight Of Online Video Sector

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Chinese regulators are tightening their oversight of online video, requiring video streaming content to pass through the same censorship process as traditional media. Read More

China Difficulties, Netflix, and Why We Love Licensing

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Netflix for years was trying to set itself up in China, so as to be available to viewers in China, just as it is available in “over 190 countries.” Read More

iQiyi Confirms Netflix Deal, ‘Hopes’ for Top Shows

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iQIYI confirmed that the two companies had formally agreed to content licensing cooperation covering dramas, animation, documentaries, reality TV shows and other types of content, in a statement. Read More

LeEco Seeks to Sell Property Assets as Cash Crunch Continues

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LeEco is seeking to sell a prime piece of real estate in Beijing's Sanlitun entertainment district, the Shimao Gongsan, that it bought in 2016 for US$420 million, according to Reuters. Read More