Streaming News

150 Employees Laid Off by Netflix Due to Financial Issues

The streaming service company has fired around 2% of its workforce

Teckwai SawMay 18, 2022

Disney is shutting down 18 TV channels in Southeast Asia; will focus on streaming

Disney's streaming service is only available in 2 countries in Southeast Asia

Carl AdrianApr 28, 2021

VIU tops video-streaming market in Southeast Asia; grows 63% in revenue

VIU is a Hong Kong-based streaming platform that rose to popularity in recent years.

Faith BaltazarMar 12, 2021

Netflix of China, iQIYI, aims for aggressive Southeast Asia expansion; hiring up to 200 new staff in Singapore

iQIYI has quickly rose as one of the most popular video streaming platforms in China.

Rajitha ReddyDec 17, 2020

China's Baidu is buying Joyy's live-streaming service YY for $3.6 billion

Baidu is looking to diversify its core business into other areas.

Alfred LeeNov 17, 2020

After raising $750 million, streaming startup Quibi is shutting down 6 months after launch

The startup is said to be selling its assets of more than 100 original series

Alfred LeeOct 22, 2020

TikTok's twin app Douyin launches movie streaming feature

The platform has 800 million daily active users

Wallace HoApr 02, 2020

Facebook acquires cloud gaming startup PlayGiga

Facebook has acquired Spanish video gaming firm PlayGiga in a bid to gain footprint into the cloud game streaming market.

Ismawati AsmatDec 24, 2019

Instagram competitor Amazon Spark shut down; Huawei decreasing international smartphone shipment

Tencent launches video streaming in Thailand; Indonesia expects more foreign investment after ratings bump to BBB

Wallace HoJun 17, 2019

Spotify’s growth chart should be the primary user manual for startups building businesses on the web

As the 12-year-old music streaming company Spotify prepares to go public on April 3, people are wondering what made it so special.

BEAMSTARTMar 16, 2018

Cashing in on Asia's huge appetite for live streaming

Asia is particularly lucrative thanks to its huge youth population, who outspend the rest of the world on in-app purchases. Last year, China's live streaming market alone was said to be worth around $5bn (£3.8bn).

BEAM TeamDec 06, 2017

VC doors are wide open for real estate startups

Over the last couple of decades, online streaming, shopping and social networking startups have revolutionized the art of sitting around the house.

BEAM TeamAug 28, 2017

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