Posts Tagged: ereader

China Kindle launch

Finally, the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite and Fire HD Launch Today in China

Though it’s likely that not many Chinese users care all that much, the tech world has nonetheless been awaiting the arrival of Amazon’s ...

  • June 7, 2013
  • at 4:02 pm
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Suning Opens E-Bookstore, Promises 250,000+ E-Book Titles by Next Year

Chinese consumers already have plenty of options when it comes to buying e-books, and now there’s yet another e-bookstore to choose fr...

  • November 19, 2012
  • at 12:32 pm
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A Chinese Startup Helps Chinese Kindle Owners Read the News, But is it Legal?

Amazon’s Kindle is a huge hit overseas, but it still hasn’t even been officially released in China. Of course, there are plenty ...

  • October 2, 2012
  • at 4:30 am
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China’s Dangdang Launches E-Reader, Sells It for Under $100

A long time after its rumored April launch, Chinese e-commerce site Dangdang (NYSE:DANG) has just unveiled its own e-reader. Called the Douc...

  • July 26, 2012
  • at 3:25 pm
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Survey: Chinese Readers Expect E-Books to Cost Just 50 Cents

In news that bodes ill for book publishers, a survey of Chinese folks has revealed that “most readers will tolerate an average e-book ...

  • May 10, 2012
  • at 3:37 pm
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Dangdang’s Upcoming E-Reader Shown in Leaked Photo, Coming to China in April

Dangdang (NYSE:DANG) launched its e-book store and smartphone apps on December 21st last year, and made it clear that an actual e-reader wou...

  • January 6, 2012
  • at 4:40 pm
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With a Nod to Amazon, Dangdang Launches Its E-Book Platform, Apps

Just as the rumors said, the Chinese e-commerce site Dangdang (NYSE:DANG) is ‘doing an Amazon’ and today launching its own e-boo...

  • December 21, 2011
  • at 10:10 pm
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Dangdang to Launch E-Book Platform and Apps This Month, E-Reader Next Year

The Chinese e-commerce site Dangdang (NYSE:DANG) is set to follow in the footsteps of Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and its Kindle when it launches i...

  • December 7, 2011
  • at 3:08 pm
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After Buying 40% of Yambook Maker, Is a Baidu E-Reader Coming?

Reports say that Baidu has bought up 40 percent of digital books and e-reader maker Fan Shu in a deal believed to be worth 47.6 million RMB ...

  • August 4, 2011
  • at 2:30 pm
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Rakuten Set to Ship Kobo Mini in Japan on December 18

Rakuten’s (JSD:4755) subsidiary Kobo has announced that its Kobo Mini e-reader is now available for pre-order, with shipments starting...

  • December 6, 2012
  • at 9:30 am
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Xiaomi Confirms Acquisition of Duokan, Startup Maker of Kindle and Apple TV Apps

Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi has today confirmed its acquisition of Duokan, a startup maker of e-reader and Apple TV apps. The financial detai...

  • November 13, 2012
  • at 12:45 pm
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Rakuten Speaks Out About A Difficult Week For Kobo

Rakuten’s (JSD:4755) Kobo e-reader launched in Japan back on July 19th, and even though pre-orders went very well, the initial week or...

  • July 27, 2012
  • at 2:25 pm
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Kobo Touch is Big in Japan; Rakuten’s Most Popular Product

Since Rakuten (JSD:4755) and Kobo Inc. showed off the Kobo Touch last week, the device has apparently been in high demand among Japanese con...

  • July 11, 2012
  • at 5:45 pm
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After Success With E-Readers, Shanda Plans a Budget Smartphone

The Chinese web company Shanda (NASDAQ:SNDA; FRA:RZP) is set to launch its first ever smartphone this summer, according to reports, which wi...

  • January 17, 2012
  • at 3:40 pm
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Dangdang’s E-Book Platform Leaves Much to Be Desired (So Far)

Last month, we reported on the launch of Dangdang’s Ebook platform and apps. According to Dangdang (NYSE:DANG), the thing has over 50,...

  • January 3, 2012
  • at 11:30 am
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Dangdang’s E-Bookstore Launching on 21st, Bringing More Than Just E-Books

After the Chinese e-commerce site Dangdang (NYSE:DANG) revealed that it will soon launch an e-book platform – with a Kindle-like e-rea...

  • December 12, 2011
  • at 7:30 pm
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Japanese Online Retail Giant Rakuten Set to Acquire eBook Service Kobo

Japanese online retailer Rakuten announced today that it has agreed to acquire eReading platform Kobo, a Canada-based company, for $315 mill...

  • November 9, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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iCell Enters E-Reader Market With KeyReader

New to the e-reader market is newly released KeyReader from wireless hotspot provider (and one of the three Wireless@SG providers) iCell. Co...

  • February 28, 2010
  • at 3:20 pm
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