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Biotech Billionaire Buys the LA Times to Fight Fake News

Biotech Billionaire Buys the LA Times to Fight Fake News

South African biotech billionaire has taken over the reins at the Los Angeles Times, a daily newspaper with the sixth-largest…

Jun 19, 2018
Xu Wei
Chinese Hackers See the Light, Scrap Plans to Sell Data on 10 Million AcFun Users

Chinese Hackers See the Light, Scrap Plans to Sell Data on 10 Million AcFun Users

Chinese Hackers See the Light, Scrap Plans to Sell Data on 10 Million AcFun Users

Jun 14, 2018
Liao Shumin
Alibaba’s Youku Wins Right to Live Stream World Cup in China

Alibaba’s Youku Wins Right to Live Stream World Cup in China

Alibaba Group Holding’s video-streaming site Youku has become China Central Television’s official new media partner after securing the exclusive right…

May 29, 2018
Xu Wei
Toutiao Eyes Producing Dramas for Site Monetization in Direct Challenge to Major Video Platforms

Toutiao Eyes Producing Dramas for Site Monetization in Direct Challenge to Major Video Platforms

After regulatory warnings about its short video portfolio, Beijing ByteDance Technology Co.’s popular content aggregator Toutiao has turned focus to…

May 16, 2018
Liao Shumin
Panel Makers Panic as LCD Prices Sink to Record Lows

Panel Makers Panic as LCD Prices Sink to Record Lows

Panel Makers Panic as LCD Prices Sink to Record Lows. TV panel makers that were still in full swing from the end of last year to the start of this year are now facing severe challenges.

May 11, 2018
Pony Ma Calls 'Libel' on Fellow Tech CEO in WeChat Spat

Pony Ma Calls 'Libel' on Fellow Tech CEO in WeChat Spat

Pony Ma Calls 'Libel' on Fellow Tech CEO in WeChat Spat. Tencent founder Pony Ma has come into the spotlight again with another post on his firm's WeChat messaging and payment app.

May 9, 2018
Liao Shumin
Global Times Blasts Off Rumors Shaolin Abbot Blessed Carrier Rockets

Global Times Blasts Off Rumors Shaolin Abbot Blessed Carrier Rockets

Global Times Blasts Off Rumors Shaolin Abbot Blessed Carrier Rockets. China’s communist-aligned news agency Global Times has put to bed…

Apr 24, 2018
Liao Shumin
Chinese Short Video Platform Pear Video Raises USD99 Mln in New Funding Led by Tencent, Baidu

Chinese Short Video Platform Pear Video Raises USD99 Mln in New Funding Led by Tencent, Baidu

Chinese Short Video Platform Pear Video Raises USD99 Mln in New Funding Led by Tencent, Baidu. Pear Video, a…

Apr 16, 2018
Dou Shicong
Chinese Authorities Take Down Toutiao, Three Other News Apps in Content Clampdown

Chinese Authorities Take Down Toutiao, Three Other News Apps in Content Clampdown

Chinese regulators have ordered the temporary removal of four major news apps from the country's mobile app stores, including Beijing…

Apr 10, 2018
Dou Shicong
China’s Media Regulator Warns Two Popular Online Platforms Against Harmful Content

China’s Media Regulator Warns Two Popular Online Platforms Against Harmful Content

China’s media regulator warned two popular online news and video platforms for running programs deemed harmful to the society and…

Apr 4, 2018
Dou Shicong
Shenzhen Authorities Uncover Smuggling Operation Using Drones on Hong Kong Border

Shenzhen Authorities Uncover Smuggling Operation Using Drones on Hong Kong Border

Shenzhen Authorities Uncover Smuggling Operation Using Drones on Hong Kong Border

Mar 30, 2018
Liao Shumin
 Weibo Brings In Copyright Protection for Premium Users and Famous Posters

Weibo Brings In Copyright Protection for Premium Users and Famous Posters

China’s biggest microblog service Sina Weibo has penned a deal with the country’s copyright watchdog to introduce a copyright certification…

Mar 20, 2018
Dou Shicong

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