07 May '13, 2pm

China's Baidu Purchases Video Portal PPS to Compete with the Big Boys: China's Baidu is purchasing video port...

Awhile back, Chinese online video providers Youku and Tudou merged to form Youku-Tudou in a billion-dollar merger , and thus became the largest in the country. Now, Baidu is purchasing PPS for $370 million . PPS will now be merged into Baidu's video platform iQiyi, making it number one in online video for mobile viewing and viewing time. That's a very specific thing to lead in, but we're so used to YouTube being the number one video...anything...here in the U.S. Speaking of which, YouTube still isn't a thing in China, so it's cleared the way for these companies to battle each other in merging wars. So Why A Merger? When you're small and you don't have as much reach as you'd like, then the big advertisers tend to avoid your service because of cost-versus-reach. When two smaller companies competing against each other merge to form one big company, then that newly-minted busi...

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