April 26, 2011

Sony's e-reader returns six years later after consumers have changed & now ready for downloads

"Sony Corp.’s digital e-book reader....is the rare example of a consumer product being reintroduced in Japan after an initial flop at home and then finding success abroad...Sony kicked off today’s e-reader boom in 2004 with its introduction of the LIBRIe electronic reading device for the Japanese market. The product never quite took off because consumers, at the time, were less familiar with downloading content. "


Source: Once Tossed Aside, a Homecoming for Sony’s E-Reader
Who says you can’t go home again?
November 25, 2010
WSJ
http://blogs.wsj.com/japanrealtime/2010/11/25/once-tossed-aside-a-homecoming-for-sonys-e-reader/

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