At the 17th China Information Accessibility Forum held on July 28, Alibaba, China Braille Library and Zhejiang University jointly launched the "Light Reading Plan 2.0," which will help visually impaired groups to better enjoy cultural services.
Youku Information Technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd. made a registration change with the Industrial and Commercial Administration.
Youku Movie Co., Ltd.'s original shareholder, Youku Information Technology Co., Ltd., withdrew, and Alibaba Digital Media & Entertainment Group acquired its 100% shareholding.
On November 25, the Beijing Internet Court made a first-instance judgment on the Youku v. Kuaishou case regarding infringement of a TV series "Skate Into Love." Youku won the case and was compensated 460,000 yuan ($72,193).
The Zhejiang Consumers Council scheduled a regulatory talk with iQiyi, Youku, Tencent Video, Sohu and PPTV regarding the issue that consumers still have to watch advertisements after purchasing memberships to their platforms.
Three mainstream long-video platforms in China, iQiyi, Tencent Video and Youku, announced on Monday the cancellation of their option to fast track dramas.
During a smart office product launch event on Monday, Huawei released several new products and announced that the total number of users who have upgraded their devices to HarmonyOS 2 has passed the 100 million mark.
LatePost reported on Wednesday that the number of daily active users of video platform Bilibili has exceeded 65 million, surpassing Youku to become the third largest long-form video platform after iQiyi and Tencent Video.
On Monday, World Intellectual Property Day, WeChat released the 2020 Intellectual Property Protection Data Report.
China’s tech giant Alibaba Group (NYSE: BABA and HKEX: 9988) today announced its long-waiting financial results for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2020.
A group of nine film and television companies issued an appeal letter calling for solidarity and self-preservation on May 7, in an attempt to restore confidence in the industry.
Alibaba’s video content platform, Youku, announced that it has signed a partnership with BBC Studios to augment their kid-friendly content.
It is the Lantern Festival in Tang dynasty China, the fifteenth day of the first month in the Chinese lunar calendar. It is an exuberant celebration when people indulge themselves by gazing at the moon or lanterns, and playing with fireworks.
Netflix has purchased exclusive distribution rights to stream Chinese streaming website Youku's original web series "I Hear You" outside of China, said the Alibaba-owned video site on May 10.
Here is this week’s roundup of China tech stories.
Youku Tudou Inc. published on July 16 its performance data of the 2018 World Cup in Russia after broadcasting one-month football matches online as official new media partner of China’s central television station.
Youku Inc. announced on Tuesday that it has joined the new media broadcasting of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia to mainland Chinese audience.
Alibaba Digital Media & Entertainment Group announced a multi-year licensing agreement with Buena Vista Pictures Distribution. More than 1,000 episodes of Disney animations will be available on Youku and other over-the-top (OTT) platforms that partner with Alibaba.
Bilibili is rumored to be going public in the US in the first quarter of 2018, valued at $3 billion to $3.5 billion. Bilibili declined to comment.