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The fate of e-book readers
  • With all eyes fixed on tablet devices, what will become of e-book readers and the e-paper with which they are built?

    Last update: Thursday 8 March 2012 [7 news items]

Amazon plans to launch 2 tablet PCs in 2H12, say sources

Mar 8, 01:30

Amazon plans to launch two new tablet PCs, a 7-inch model and another 10-inch model, in the second half of 2012, a move which could cast a shadow on the future development of e-book...

Digitimes Research: Global shipments of e-book readers to slip to 2 million units in 1Q12

Mar 5, 13:57

Global shipments of e-book readers are expected to reach only two million units in the first quarter of 2012, down from nine million shipped the fourth quarter of 2011, according...

China-based Hanvon suffers heavy losses in 2011

Mar 1, 11:35

Hanvon Technology, the largest China-based vendor of e-book readers, has released its unaudited 2011 financial report, recording consolidated revenues of CYN533.193 million (US$82.4...

Barnes & Noble to take up 1.5 million Nook Tablets, Nook Colors in 4Q11, say sources

Dec 16, 01:10

Barnes & Noble has placed more orders for Nook Tablets with downstream suppliers and is expected to take deliveries of up to 1.1 million units of Nook Tablets as well as 400,000...

E Ink revenues drop over 30% sequentially in November

Dec 8, 01:05

E Ink Holdings has announced consolidated revenues of NT$3.57 billion (US$118.11 million) for November, up 9% on year but down 33% on month. For the first 11 months of 2011, revenues...

E Ink expects e-book reader market to reach goal in 2011

Sep 26, 11:26

Leading e-paper supplier E Ink Holding (EIH) expects worldwide e-book reader shipments to stay on course to reach its estimated volume of 25-30 million units in 2011, with the company...

Taiwan e-paper industry sees strong results in 1H11, says PIDA

Sep 19, 10:48

The production value of Taiwan's e-paper industry reached NT$13.2 billion (US$444.67 million) in first-half 2011, up 6% from second-half 2010 and 70% from the same period of 2010,...

Categories: Displays
Realtime news
  • Percentage of 5.5-inch smartphone panels shipped to China increasing

    Displays | 4h 14min ago

  • Touch panel makers see shipments for thin-film touch panels increase

    Displays | 6h 4min ago

  • Mobile payment company Alliance Digital Tech to come online by year-end 2014

    Before Going to Press | 4h 26min ago

  • Leadtek unveils wearable device for healthcare

    Before Going to Press | 4h 26min ago

  • BLU makers Forhouse, BriView complete merger

    Before Going to Press | 5h 23min ago

  • Japan Patent Office to cut examination process to 5 months

    Before Going to Press | 5h 24min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Spotify to affect Japan Internet music service industry

    Before Going to Press | 5h 32min ago

  • iPhone 6 Plus to account for 60% of total iPhone 6 device shipments

    Before Going to Press | 5h 33min ago

  • Digitimes Research: ARM Mali to become mainstream GPU architecture for China APs in 2H14

    Before Going to Press | 5h 48min ago

  • Quanta Changshu plants preparing for Apple Watch mass production

    Before Going to Press | 6h 20min ago

  • Leadframe maker Jih Lin to post EPS of NT$3 in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 6h 30min ago

  • New Wintel platforms may impact 4Q14 PC demand

    Before Going to Press | 6h 36min ago

  • ARM to set up IoT business unit

    Before Going to Press | 6h 37min ago

  • Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom to launch NFC mobile payment services

    Before Going to Press | 6h 55min ago

  • Windows 10 expected to have limited effect on boosting notebook demand

    Before Going to Press | 6h 59min ago

  • Samsung to host Tizen developer conference in China

    Before Going to Press | 7h 3min ago

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