Monthly Archives: August 2015

Educating the Next Generation of the Digital Games Industry

By | 2015-08-28T13:30:32+00:00 August 25th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Niko Partners recently had the opportunity to provide academic research assistance to Ahmed Agung Faisal, an ambitious young student in the Social and Politics Faculty studying International Relations at Jember University (UNEJ, Universitas Jember) in Jember Town, East Java Indonesia. His “skripsi” (final thesis) is entitled China Government Policy in the Gaming Industry. In doing his [...]

Alibaba Opens New Data Center in Singapore

By | 2015-08-21T03:28:29+00:00 August 21st, 2015|Categories: Alibaba, China, NetEase, Tencent|

Alibaba Opens New Data Center in Singapore Alibaba (NYSE: BABA, market cap $186 billion) is a giant tech force and competes against Amazon in more ways than one. One of the ways is in the cloud computing business, where Amazon serves a huge number of companies via its Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Alibaba has Aliyun. [...]

China’s Growth Data

By | 2015-08-17T02:53:52+00:00 August 17th, 2015|Categories: China, Consoles, eSports|

The 90s Generation in China A Chinese social networking website conducted a survey on what Chinese kids of "the 90s generation" (born 1990 and later) are doing during their summer holiday. Of the 2,541 responses, 1,217 were boys and 1,324 were girls. The findings show that 68.6% say they are watching TV, 65.7% are going to [...]

ChinaJoy 2015 Recap

By | 2015-09-10T10:34:59+00:00 August 7th, 2015|Categories: China, Conferences, Niko Analysis|

Correction In mid-August Niko Partners issued a post entitled ChinaJoy 2015 Recap. It summarized some of our observations at ChinaJoy. The entity that organizes ChinaJoy is called Howell Expo. Recently a representative of Howell Expo contacted Niko to say that two of our observations were misleading and we therefore are issuing this correction. 1. We wrote: [...]