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Tencent strengthens China's hold on Hollywood



BUSINESS, ENTERTAINMENT August 10, 2016


China continues to strengthen it's hold on Hollywood as Tencent invests in American film studio.  The internet group is now a shareholder in STX Entertainment, the studio behind horror/thriller films The Gift and The Boy.&nb...

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Matt Damon in China Film Controversy



ENTERTAINMENT, EAST MEETS WEST August 01, 2016


(image: public domain) Matt Damon's at the centre of controversy over his role in a forthcoming film about the Great Wall of China. The Great Wall - scheduled for 2017 release - will be a fantasy film about the wall being built ...

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China's Live Streamers are Making Serious Cash



CHINA , ENTERTAINMENT July 26, 2016


Live-streamers in China are making as much as $20,000 a month in donations from their followers. That's according to ABC News who report that, whilst live-streaming is in its infancy in other countries, in China it is alread...

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Gamers Unite for Power UP exhibition



TECHNOLOGY, ENTERTAINMENT, LONDON LIFE July 18, 2016


While Pokemon GO is, quite literally, taking the entire world by storm - an exhibition devoted to the very best games and consoles starts at the Science Museum this Friday.  Power UP, promises to satisfy both children and th...

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Alibaba launches VR shopping experience



TECHNOLOGY, CHINA , ENTERTAINMENT July 18, 2016


E-commerce giant Alibaba is set to rollout Virtual reality shopping by the end of the month.  The Chinese firm, with over 400 million customers, has confirmed plans to use VR headsets to simulate shopping experiences from al...

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