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Amazon sells Kindle Fire at low profit margin to promote online merchandise sales, says IHS iSuppli

Oct 3, 17:07

An IHS analysis reveals Amazon's business model for its new Kindle Fire tablet, with the company willing to settle for a razor-thin margin on sales of devices and digital content...

E-book reader component suppliers expect sales surge

Oct 3, 17:03

Component suppliers have reported strong orders for October from vendors of e-book readers and tablet devices, both of whom are trying to differentiate themselves from Apple products...

Digitimes Research: Kindle Fire to become the best helper for Amazon reformation

Sep 30, 17:09

Amazon's first tablet device, the Kindle Fire launched on September 28 with a price of US$199, has shocked market watchers and with the company's strong content and service platform...

Amazon Kindle Fire

Amazon to further solidify leadership in e-book reader market with new Kindle launch

Sep 30, 17:02

Amazon definitely will maintain its leadership in the e-book reader segment by offering its latest generation Kindle at US$79, according to industry sources in the Kindle's supply...

Taiwan PCB makers to benefit from Amazon tablet launch

Sep 30, 10:55

Some Taiwan-based PCB makers will benefit from Amazon's launch of its 7-inch Kindle Fire tablet PCs, and shipments from the makers are likely to increase significantly in the fourth...

Amazon likely to outsource 10.1-inch tablet PCs to Foxconn

Sep 30, 01:20

Amazon is expected to outsource the production of 10.1-inch tablet PCs to Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), and shipments of the 10.1-inch tablets are likely to begin...

Amazon weak channel experience may affect regional Kindle Fire sales

Sep 29, 13:42

Sales of Amazon's Kindle Fire tablet PCs may not be significant outside of the US and Europe as Amazon lacks strength in channel sales, according to industry sources.

Amazon introduces all-new Kindle family

Sep 29, 13:36

Amazon has introduced an all-new Kindle family: three all-new Kindle e-readers that are smaller, lighter, and more affordable, and Kindle Fire – a new class of Kindle that brings...

Amazon Kindle Fire e-book reader

Amazon tablet PC Kindle Fire unable to hit iPad 2 but may impact non-iPad models, say Taiwan makers

Sep 28, 15:53

Amazon is expected to debut its first tablet PC, the 7-inch Kindle Fire, for launch in November 2011 soon, but the new tablet will not be able to shake up the already firm market...

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...

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...

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