Douyu, China’s Twitch backed by Tencent, files for a $500M U.S....

Douyu, a Chinese live streaming service focused on video games, has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as it prepares to...

Talk media and TED2019 key takeaways with TechCrunch’s Anthony Ha –...

Anthony just returned from Vancouver, where he was covering the TED2019 conference — a much-parodied gathering where VCs, executives and other bigwigs gather...

Tencent’s latest investment is an app that teaches grannies in China...

Besides churning out video games for China’s young generations, Tencent has also been attuned to the need of silver-haired users: its latest bet...

On ‘Guava Island,’ Donald Glover mixes music and politics – TechCrunch

It was hard to know what to expect from “Guava Island.” Last year, Donald Glover and Rihanna filmed the mysterious project with director Hiro...

3 fixes for Netflix’s “What to watch?” problem – TechCrunch

Wasting time every night debating with yourself or your partner about what to watch on Netflix is a drag. It burns people’s time...

Science fiction author Gene Wolfe has died – TechCrunch

Gene Wolfe, author of “The Book of the New Sun” and other acclaimed works of science fiction and fantasy, died Sunday at the...

Hulu buys back AT&T’s minority stake in streaming service now valued...

Hulu has paid $1.43 billion to buy AT&T’s minority stake in the streaming video company. The companies announced Monday that the transaction valued...

Vimeo has acquired short-form video creation platform Magisto – TechCrunch

Vimeo, the IAC -owned platform for hosting, sharing and monetizing streamed video, has made an acquisition to expand into providing more creation and...

Making sense of the surreal terrors in Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ –...

Jordan Peele fans who go to his latest film “Us” hoping to find another “Get Out” may be disappointed: Where Peele’s directorial debut...

Disney+ streaming service launches on November 12, with a price of...

Disney’s direct-to-consumer streaming strategy took center stage today at the company’s investor day. That strategy includes Hulu (where the recently-closed Fox acquisition has...

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