29 Nov '11, 3pm

Tablets & a World in Transition

More and more the debate over tablets versus the PC (really, the laptop) is turning on use. Are mobile computers consumption devices or creative tools, primarily? The answer -- we don't really know yet -- will have huge implications for electronics suppliers. If the tablet replaces the PC, that means an entirely different kind of supply chain than if it competes more directly with the television, to pick one example. This has particular resonance for me, because as it happens, the week Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) unveiled its highly anticipated Fire Tablet, I happened to publish a digital book through an Amazon.com program, targeted straight at the tablet market. Here's what happened: The wages paid to foreign stringers -- the occasional contributors newspapers rely on to cover vast swaths of the planet -- shock even reporters. Between $200 and $300 per dispatch is comm...

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