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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,...

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