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E Ink revenues nose dive 60% in January

February 8th, 2012

E Ink, the popular company that provides paper-look gray-scale displays for eReaders, reported consolidated revenues of $48.02 million in January, down 63.6% from the same month last year and 11% sequentially. The growing popularity of media tablets with full-color displays likely played a big role in the decline — sales of Amazon’s Kindle Fire and …

Textbook publishers prepare content for iPad/e-ink readers

February 3rd, 2010

Major textbook publishers, including McGraw-Hill, Pearson, Kaplan, and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt K-12, have completed a deal with software company ScrollMotion Inc. to prepare their textbook offerings for digital outlets like the iPad. Textbook publishers, having seen the impact of technology and the internet on the newspaper industry, are desperately trying to stay ahead of the …

Amazon's Kindle now available to Canadians

November 17th, 2009

Canadians that have long been jealous of their Southern neighbours ability to procure an Amazon Kindle need no longer feel hostile, for today Amazon announced it will ship the Kindle to its Canadian customers. To offer over 300,000 books and a wide assortment of international newspapers, a bunch of unique Canadian content has also been …