User-generated content first propelled Youku and Tudou into a post-IPO merger, and then Alibaba took control and privatized the company. …
Heyi Group, formerly known as Youku Tudou Group, and The9 announced that the two parties had signed an agreement to build a joint venture. With the name of “Jiuhe Digital Entertainment Company”, the new JV will be engaged in the development, production and distribution of gaming-related cultural entertainment content, including movies, Internet shows, Internet entertainment […]
With its stock price dropping in the U.S., Alibaba Group announced plans to launch a dual-city operations strategy to better manage its varied assets. The company will base itself in Hangzhou and Beijing dual-center strategy. Beijing will be its base camp to promote its strategy execution and business development in the northern areas of China. […]
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi announced that the company plans to invest USD10 million to purchase shares of Youku-Tudou from the secondary market, which will enable the playing of Youku-Tudou contents on Xiaomi devices. Xiaomi will also buy Youku-Tudou shares from the open market. The two parties will make a joint investment of an unknown sum […]
In the face of massive competition from state-owned businesses, stalwarts like Youku Tudou, and mobile-only start-ups, Chinese Internet video website Letv.com says it’s profits are bursting. Letv.com published its unaudited annual performance pre-announcement for 2013, stating that the company expects to see net profit between CNY250 million and CNY270 million, a year-on-year increase of 30% […]
Chinese Internet video group Youku Tudou will provide video software services to smart TVs made by Haier. This is Youku Tudou’s latest strategic cooperation with smart TV makers following its partnership with Shenzhen Coship Electronics formed at the end of 2013. With these moves, Youku Tudou Group intends to seize the opportunities in family TV […]
Chinese online video company Youku Tudou Group has reportedly sued Chinese mobile phone upstart Xiaomi for video-on-demand infringement. Youku Tudou reportedly claims that Xiaomi’s Miui Box illegally provided the VOD service for ten movies and TV series which infringed on Youku Tudou’s rights because they allegedly owned those rights. Youku Tudou asked Xiaomi to immediately […]
Internet video group Youku Tudou has reportedly reached a multi-year content agreement with the British media company FremantleMedia. FremantleMedia is the producer and distributor of many popular TV shows, including The X Factor USA and America’s Got Talent. According to FremantleMedia, some 202 hours of programming will be available on Youku Tudou’s VOD channels. Those […]
Chinese Internet video company Youku-Tudou Group and Chinese social networking website Renren.com have formed a strategic partnership for platform and resource sharing.
Chinese Internet video provider Youku-Tudou Group announced its unaudited financial report for the fourth quarter and the entire year of 2012.
Chinese Internet video provider Youku-Tudou Group confirmed that Yang Weidong, former Nokia executive, has been appointed senior vice president for Youku-Tudou Group and president for Tudou.com.
Chinese Internet video website Tudou.com will invest about CNY10 million to establish a new fund to support the development of original videos and online media.
Chinese Internet video website Tudou.com has published its Q2 financial report ended June 30, 2012, stating that the company made losses of CNY154.7 million, which was about USD24.4 million, during the reporting period.
According to a 20-F form recently submitted to the U.S. Securities and Exchange commission by the Chinese video website Youku.com, the company has completed the acquisition of a 95% stake in the overseas copyright service provider Trade Lead for CNY112.9 million.
Chinese Internet video website Youku.com has received its Internet Publication License issued by the General Administration of Press and Publication of China.
Tudou means potato in Mandarin Chinese, and online video website Tudou.com’s market debut today showed the company was more of a couch potato as it lazily watched its overvalued aspirations sink on the first day of trading.
Amid a thunderous drop in Chinese companies’ market capitalization in recent weeks, Tudou.com has filed an amendment to its filing for an initial public offering in the United States to raise money for its online video operations in China.
Earlier this month, Chinese online video website Ku6.com announced it was downsizing staff by up to 20%. But now local media reports state those layoffs are not legal.
Chinese online video website Youku.com Inc. today announced its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011, and provided investors with an 8% net loss.
Chinese online video website Youku.com Inc. announced its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2010.
A representative from China Hualu Group has revealed that the video website Hualu5.com developed by its subsidiary Hualu Culture Industry Company is expected to be launched in a month.
Chinese video website Youku.com has launched an independent video search website Soku.com, which allows users to search for videos on Youku.com as well as those on other websites.
Chinese video website Youku.com has announced that it has reached an agreement with the South Korean television station SBS to buy all TV series produced by the TV station.
According to local media reports, rival Chinese video websites Youku.com and Tudou.com have formed an alliance and jointly launched a new online video joint broadcast model, sharing the copyright of each other’s exclusive videos.
Over a hundred websites from China have jointly released the “China Internet Industry Copyright Self-discipline Manifesto” in Beijing.
Chinese online video website Youku.com today opened its copyright identification management platform to identify and prevent the upload of infringing video content by Youku users.