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Alibaba bolsters VOD services with Disney toons deal

Chinese conglomerate Alibaba has signed a deal with The Walt Disney Company that will bolster video streaming service Youku with more than 1,000 episodes of programming. Disney and Alibaba had previously launched an SVOD service, DisneyLife, together in China, but this was closed in April under the weight of the country‚Äôs strict rules on foreign […]

Youku Tudou CEO to oversee $1.5bn fund

The CEO of Youku Tudou has been named chairman of a US$1.5 billion digital media and entertainment investment fund. Victor Koo (pictured) will be chairman of a strategy and investment committee that will sit alongside an enlarged entertainment unit of Youku Tudou parent Alibaba Group, titled Alibaba Digital Media and Entertainment Group. This will have […]