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Amazon tablet to release in 4Q11, but success doubted

Sep 22, 15:13

Market observers are showing concerns as to how Amazon will differentiate its e-book reader market from that of its tablet while making profits for both after the company's launch...

TPK sees mild revenue decline in August

Sep 6, 15:25

Touch panel maker TPK Holding has reported consolidated revenues of NT$11.09 billion (US$381.27 million) for August 2011, with a less-than-expected decline of 6% on month as reductions...

Ilitek lands new touch controller orders from Amazon, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 6, 14:50

Taiwan-based IC design house ILI Technology (Ilitek) has landed an order of five million touch-panel controller ICs for an upcoming tablet PC from Amazon, according to a Chinese-language...

Sony, Amazon tablets to have strong competitiveness with content advantages

Sep 2, 15:23

As both Amazon and Sony are set to launch tablet PCs in the near future, sources from PC players believe the two players' advantages in their content library will allow their products...

Amazon 10-inch tablet PC to start mass production in 1Q12

Aug 31, 16:40

Mass production of Amazon's 10.1-inch tablet PC reportedly will be conducted in the first quarter of 2012 with Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) to handle the orders,...

JTouch reports losses in 1H11

Aug 31, 15:05

JTouch reported total revenues of NT$1.58 billion (US$54.47 million) in second-quarter 2011, with an on-quarter growth of 30% but with sliding gross profit margin due to postponed...

Quanta, Wistron, Taiwan Mobile announce cloud computing cooperation

Aug 30, 01:20

Taiwan-based PC makers Quanta Computer and Wistron, and telecom carrier Taiwan Mobile have jointly announced cooperation over cloud computing service with the two PC makers to also...

Touch component makers expect strong sales in September

Aug 29, 15:17

Sales of small- to medium-size touchscreen component makers expect sales to pick up significantly starting September 2011 with touch panel orders from tablet PC, smartphone and e-book...

Amazon adds TPK to tablet PC supply chain

Aug 24, 13:58

Amazon, considering that the supply of 7-inch touch panels by Wintek and JTouch may not be sufficient for use in its tablet PCs, has decided to add TPK Holding as a third supplier,...

Wintek sees increased July revenues

Aug 3, 01:20

Touch panel maker Wintek reported July revenues of NT$8,561 million (US$297 million), an on-month increase of 16% and on-year increase of 61%. Accumulated revenues from January-July...

Quanta, Wistron expected to strongly benefit from cloud computing in 2012

Jul 28, 01:10

Quanta Computer and Wistron are expected to see strong sales growth in their cloud computing-related businesses in 2012 with Quanta's revenues from server business to more than double,...

Taiwan IC designers shipping nearly all ICs used in Amazon tablets

Jul 27, 12:02

A number of Taiwan-based IC design houses are expected to see their sales move up vigorously in the third quarter of 2011 due to their shipments of IC parts to the supply chain for...

CPT to enter touch panel supply chain for Amazon tablets

Jul 27, 12:00

Amazon has settled on a Taiwan-based supply chain for its tablets to be launched in the third quarter of 2011, with TFT-LCD panel maker Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) to supply touch...

Foxconn reportedly lands 10.1-inch tablet PC orders from Amazon

Jul 14, 10:49

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reportedly landed orders for 10.1-inch tablet PCs from Amazon with shipments to begin in 2012, while Quanta Computer has begun...

Taiwan touch panel makers eyeing orders from Amazon

Jun 30, 01:10

Taiwan-based touch panel makers including Wintek, HannStar Display and J Touch, are all eyeing touch panel orders to be released by Amazon for its tablet PCs to be launched in the...

Amazon to launch tablet PCs in August-September, say Taiwan component makers

Jun 22, 01:05

Amazon is poised to step into tablet PCs and will launch models as soon as August-September, with targeted global sales of four million units for 2011, according to Taiwan-based component...

Taiwan market: HP to push WebOS-based tablet PC and smartphone in 2H11

Jun 21, 01:35

First-tier PC brand vendor Hewlett-Packard (HP) is set to add its TouchPad tablet PC and smartphone as new products line in the IT market, to help fill in the gap of its cloud computing...

Quanta receives tablet PC orders from Amazon, say upstream sources

May 3, 01:05

Taiwan-based notebook maker Quanta Computer has recently received OEM orders from Amazon for its reported tablet PC, according to sources from upstream component makers. The device's...

Digitimes Insight: 2011 global e-book reader shipments to reach 27 million units

Apr 28, 12:10

Demand for e-book readers remained strong in first-quarter 2011, with global shipments soaring 236% on year to 4.8 million units. Digitimes Research believes global e-book reader...

Global e-book reader shipment share by geography

Retail channel hoping for Sandy Bridge-based MacBook Pro by end of February

Feb 22, 01:00

Apple may launch an upgraded version of MacBook Pro notebooks before the end of February with the possibility of adopting Intel's Sandy Bridge processor, according to sources from...

China-based white-box tablet PCs among Amazon top 20 selling models

Dec 20, 10:28

China-based white-box vendors Zenithink's 10-inch tablet PC ePad and Anhub's 7-inch model have ranked among the top 20 selling tablet PCs on Amazon, according to retail channels in...

E Ink hits record net profits in 3Q10

Oct 28, 15:33

Taiwan-based small- to medium-size LCD panel and electrophoretic display (EPD) maker E Ink Holdings recorded net profits of NT$709 million (US$22.2 million) in the third quarter of...

E Ink announces August revenues of NT$1.6 billion

Sep 13, 10:51

Taiwan-based electrophoretic display (EPD) maker E Ink Holdings (EIH) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$1.6 billion (US$50.3 million) for August 2010, increasing 2.57% sequentially...

Global e-book reader shipments to be 2-3 times higher in 2H10, says E Ink chairman

Aug 11, 11:47

Price-cut competition for e-book readers among global vendors including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Sony and Hanvon is expected to stimulate demand in the second half of 2010, with...

Global e-book reader shipments fall short of forecast in 2Q10, says Digitimes Research

Jul 28, 11:25

A total of 1.35 million e-book readers were shipped to the global market in the second quarter of 2010, 33.2% fewer than the originally projected 2.02 million units, chiefly because...

Amazon, Barnes and Noble lower e-book reader prices

Jun 22, 15:41

Amazon and Barnes and Noble have announced reduced prices for their e-book readers, Kindle and nook, to US$189 and US$199, respectively from about US$259.

Global e-book reader shipments reach 740,000 units in April-May, says Digitimes Research

Jun 21, 11:53

Global e-book reader shipments from manufacturers to vendors in April-May 2010 reached 740,000 units, with Barnes & Noble's nook accounting for 37% and Amazon's Kindle trailing...

Hanwang aims to lead global e-book reader market in 2 years, says chairman

Jun 3, 01:05

China-based Hanwang Technology, which markets its products under the Hanvon brand, aims to become the largest vendor of e-book readers worldwide in two years, according to company...

Hanwang chairman Liu Yingjian

Nook outnumbers Kindle in March, says Digitimes Research

Apr 26, 14:56

Manufacturers' e-book reader shipments to Barnes & Noble surpassed those to Amazon in March 2010, as demand for nook was picking up, according to Digitimes Research.

Shipments of 9.7-inch e-book readers to grow 300% on year in 2010, says Digitimes Research

Dec 31, 11:44

Shipments of 9.7-inch e-book readers are expected to grow 300-320% on year in 2010 and the surging demand may cause Prime View International (PVI) to face a capacity shortage, according...

PVI EPD production in full swing for year-end shopping, says chairman

Nov 23, 16:59

Prime View International (PVI) is gearing up its EPD shipments to clients for the year-end shopping season, company chairman Scott Liu has said, amid reports that two of its major...

PVI chairman expects e-book reader market to more than double in 2010

Nov 19, 11:50

Electrophoretic display (EPD) maker Prime View International (PVI) chairman Scott Liu has forecast that the global e-book reader market will more than double in 2010, compared to...

BenQ debuts own-brand e-book reader, aims at global sales of 300,000 units in 2010

Nov 18, 14:58

BenQ has introduced its own-brand e-book reader, the nReader, and plan to launch it together with its online e-book trading platform in Taiwan in January 2010 and then in Japan and...

BenQ e-book reader, the nReader

E-readers will take off for holiday shoppers in 2010, says Gartner

Nov 11, 15:37

This year is likely to be remembered as a watershed in the evolution of e-books and e-readers with several milestones and product launches standing out as catalysts for change in...

Global e-paper display market to exceed US$2.5 billion by 2013, says NextGen Research

Aug 25, 15:51

The global market for e-paper displays will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 124% from 2008 through 2013, and will exceed US$2.5 billion by the end of that period,...

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    Amazon Fire smartphone

    Amazon has unveiled Fire, the first smartphone designed by the company and features Amazon's Dynamic Perspective and Firefly. Dynamic Perspective uses a new sensor system to respond...

    Photo: Company, Jun 19.

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    Amazon Kindle Fire HDX tablets

    Amazon has introduced the third generation of Kindle Fire - the new Kindle Fire HDX. The Kindle Fire HDX tablets features the newest version of Fire OS, and new features and services...

    Photo: Company, Oct 1.

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    Amazon Kindle Paperwhite e-book reader

    Amazon has introduced the fifth-generation Kindle e-book reader - Kindle Paperwhite - constructed with 62% more pixels and 25% increased contrast, a patented built-in front light...

    Photo: Company, Sep 17.

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    Amazon 6-inch Kindle e-book reader

    The latest generation Kindle features a new design that is 30% lighter at just 5.98 ounces, 18% smaller, and turns pages 10% faster, Amazon said. Althoughit is lighter and smaller,...

    Photo: Company, Oct 4.

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    Amazon Kindle Touch/Touch 3G e-book reader

    Kindle Touch is a new addition to Amazon's e-book reader family with a touch screen that makes it easier to turn pages, search, shop, and take notes - still with an e-ink display...

    Photo: Company, Sep 30.

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