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(News Focus) (IFA 2010) Samsung largely quits e-book biz, bets on tablet PCs
By Lee Youkyung
SEOUL/BERLIN, Sept. 8 (Yonhap) -- As Samsung Electronics Co. ventures into a new device business with the rollout of its first tablet PC, the company is making a fresh bet about the future of reading that sets it apart from companies like Sony Corp. and Amazon.com Inc.

Samsung, the world's largest technology company by sales, believes that the emerging tablet PC will eventually drive electronic book (e-book) readers from the market and become a dominant platform for reading.