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Chinese webnovel site IPO at $11.6 billion USD

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 08:07:38 GMT

https://www.bloomberg.com/quote/772:HK MARKET CAP (B HKD) 91.186 with the current exchange rate, that's $11.6 billion USD. CRAZY!!! https://www.cnbc.com/2017/11/08/tencent-china-literature-stock-surges-as-much-as-100-percent-in-debut.html http://www.dw.com/en/china-literature-in-red-hot-hong-kong-ipo/a-41288841 http://technode.com/2017/11/08/china-literature-stock-spike/ I wrote about its $10 million investment to expand translation into English (www.webnovel) in the other thread. Just found out that they IPO today.



Bookeen SAGA (NOLIM in France & Spain) new approach to e-reader design

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 23:27:13 GMT

This makes me instantly want one! PR: https://blog.bookeen.com/2017/10/18/bookeen-disrupts-the-e-reader-market-with-saga/ Detail: https://bookeen.com/pages/bookeen-saga ---Quote--- Key Features: Technical Specifications Multi Touch Paper-like Display Screen: 6 ''/Resolution: 1024/DPI: 213 Technology: E-Ink Touchscreen: Capacitive multi-touch FrontLight System Invisible Laminated Light Film Guide Anti Glare Treatment/Led Lighting 20 levels of Lightning Fast and Powerful Engine CPU: Allwinner A13 Cortex A8 1 GHz Elegant and compact Design Dimensions: 134 x 155 x 15 mm Weight: The Saga is an all-in-one ereader of 320 with cover Storage 8 GB, more or less 8000 ebooks Buttons Mechanical buttons: Frontlight, page forward, page backward, menu, On/Off button Connectivity Wi-Fi (802 .11b/g/N) Battery Life Battery: 1900 mAh. /Battery Life approx. 1 month (can depend on Wi-Fi usage) Gyro Gyroscope Embedded for left and right handed Components On/off Thanks to Smart cover technology/Cable for charge and synchronization Language User interface available in 27 languages Web Browser/OS: Linux/Adobe Reader Mobile: SDK 10/supported ebook standards: EPub, PDF, Adobe ® DRM, HTML, TXT, FB2, Pictures: JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP, ICO, TIF, PS Software PDF reflow/Notes/bookmarks/highlights/dictionary (depends on language settings) search/20 font sizes/reading progress/export annotations ---End Quote---