Media And Entertainment Industry

Chinese tech giant Tencent plans US listing for music arm

Jul 9, 2018

Tencent, China's most valuable tech company, says it plans to spin off its streaming music service on a U.S. stock exchange

Japan's Uzabase to acquire online news platform Quartz

Jul 3, 2018

Japanese media startup Uzabase is acquiring Quartz, a New York-based online business news platform, from Atlantic Media

Sridevi, 'Jurassic World' actor Khan win Indian film awards

Jun 25, 2018

The late Sridevi was among Indian cinema performers honored at the International Indian Film Academy Awards

Xiaomi seeks to raise up to $6 billion in Hong Kong IPO

Jun 23, 2018

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi plans to raise up to $6 billion in one of the biggest global stock market debuts in recent years as it tries to become a worldwide brand alongside Apple, Google and Amazon

China's Huawei says it hasn't collected Facebook user data

Jun 6, 2018

Facebook has acknowledged it shared user data with Chinese handset manufacturers, including security-flagged Huawei in fresh wave of allegations over its handling of private data

Sony buys most of EMI Music, to spend $9B on image sensors

May 22, 2018

Sony investing $9 billion mostly in image sensors, buying bigger stake in EMI Music Publishing

Snoopy joining Sony? Electronics maker buying Peanuts stake

May 14, 2018

Japanese electronics maker Sony Corp.'s music unit is buying a stake in Peanuts Holdings, the company behind Snoopy and Charlie Brown

Myanmar policeman who testified about entrapment is punished

Apr 30, 2018

A police officer in Myanmar who testified that he was ordered to help entrap two Reuters journalists investigating abuses by security forces against the Muslim Rohingya minority has been punished under police regulations

Japanese actress accuses director, starts #MeToo group

Apr 27, 2018

Japanese actress to start #MeToo group for entertainers from sexual misconduct settlement with director

ZTE protests US penalty, says it is seeking solution

Apr 20, 2018

Chinese tech giant ZTE Corp. has warned a ban on access to U.S. technology threatens the company's survival and said it is looking for a legal solution