26 01, 2014

Niko News roundup: China internet user base hits 618MM, online anonymity limited

2014-01-26T15:58:36+00:00 January 26th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|

TENCENT RELEASES MOBILE PLATFORM Tencent recently announced it will combine previously separate mobile app publishing platforms into one unified platform with variable rates of revenue share to developers depending on the level of service provided by Tencent. This unified platform will directly feed apps into Tencent's "Yingyongbao" mobile app store, which is the company's central app [...]

12 11, 2013

South Korea is Now a Credit Card Nation

2013-11-16T09:57:09+00:00 November 12th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|

An interesting article in Business Week discusses how South Korea transformed from a nation of savers to a nation of spenders, with 5 credit cards per capita according to the Bank of Korea. Savings dropped to 3.4% and the country spends heavily on credit cards now. China has very low credit card usage but with the [...]