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Vook Releases ‘Digital Publishing House in a Box’

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Mr. Cavnar (linkedin.com) Hate to break it to you paper purists, but it looks like creating and publishing e-books just got a whole lot easier with Vook's new visual editor. Today, the e-book publisher launched a new platform that allows you to create, edit and publish your e-books across multiple devices,...
Vook Releases ‘Digital Publishing House in a Box’

IHS iSuppli: Apple Holds 70% Of The Tablet Market, Highest Market Share Since Q1 2011

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We all know the iPad is king of tablets, but it would appear that Apple has extended its lead in the slate market shipping approximately 70 percent of all tablets in the second quarter of this year. Unfortunately for Apple, Google’s recently released Nexus 7 tablet isn’t included in these...
IHS iSuppli: Apple Holds 70% Of The Tablet Market, Highest Market Share Since Q1 2011
Barnes and Noble offering its highly hackable Android Nook Color for $135

Thanks to BitTorrent, The 4-Hour Chef goes from being boycotted by Barnes and Noble to a bestseller

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Self-help guru Tim Ferriss may have had a troubled start with his latest book, The 4-Hour Chef, but now it’s flying off the shelves. The book in question has gone from being boycotted by Barnes and Noble to becoming the first BitTorrent bestseller. Here’s the story. The book is published...
Thanks to BitTorrent, The 4-Hour Chef goes from being boycotted by Barnes and Noble to a bestseller

Leebre: a Jamendo-inspired platform for free ebooks

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Commercial ebook publishing and distribution is a crowded space: Amazon, Apple, Google, Barnes and Noble and others each have stores and devices for digital books, which have been seeing consistent growth. Ebooks are undoubtedly the future of long-from content. They’ve opened up a whole range of new publishing opportunities for...
Leebre: a Jamendo-inspired platform for free ebooks
Why Microsoft Is Willing To Pay $1 Billion For Nook

Barnes & Noble working on a new Nook, finally going international

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Barnes & Noble is reportedly working on a new e-reader device that could help the book publisher take on both Amazon and the international market. Barnes & Noble’s line of Nook e-reader devices, which first debuted in 2009, are helping the company boost its digital sales of e-books. The Nook...
Barnes & Noble working on a new Nook, finally going international

Open Air is Out to Remake Publishing, Now with Cash from SV Angel

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“They are slow, and we are fast. They have bloat and drag; we are lean and scrappy.” That’s how Jon Feldman, founder of Open Air Publishing, describes his startup’s relationship to traditional publishers. He believes his interactive e-books (available on iPad, and as of today, iPhone and iPod Touch) are...
Open Air is Out to Remake Publishing, Now with Cash from SV Angel

Journalist resigns for fabricating Bob Dylan quotes

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Jonah Lehrer, a staff writer on the New Yorker magazine, has resigned after admitting that he fabricated Bob Dylan's quotes in a book.He had previously dismissed claims about falsifying the quotes in his best-selling book, Imagine: how creativity works, but finally came clean yesterday.In a statement issued through the book's...
Journalist resigns for fabricating Bob Dylan quotes

Pop-up book club: The Feminine Mystique

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We're celebrating the classic feminist work by Betty Friedan - and in some cases getting round to reading it. If this sounds like you, join our pop-up book clubWomen of the internet, gather around: to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique, the women of Guardian US...
Pop-up book club: The Feminine Mystique

Briefly: Nook HD+ deal, Inn at the Presidio iPad magazines

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Book seller Barnes and Noble announced today that it will be offering a free Simple Touch e-book reader for free to purchasers of the Nook HD+ tablet starting next week. The Simple Touch was reduced to $79 after a winter of poor sales, and the move may be an attempt...
Briefly: Nook HD+ deal, Inn at the Presidio iPad magazines

Barnes & Noble cuts Nook tablet prices in US by 30% for Mothers Day, Nook HD+ now $179

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Barnes and Noble is once again cutting the price of its flagship Nook HD+ and Nook HD tablets which are reduced by up to 30 percent in the US as part of a Mothers Day offer. The short-term deal — which covers Nook.com and physical retail outlets — sees the cost...
Barnes & Noble cuts Nook tablet prices in US by 30% for Mothers Day, Nook HD+ now $179
Report: Amazon dominates Android tablets, US-based Kindle Fires alone are 33% of global devices

Bookish, the Publishing Industry's Great Digital Hope, Finally Launched

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Well one sure hopes so. (photo: screencap) At long last, the publishing industry’s much-delayed book discovery platform has finally arrived. Bookish, a collaboration between Simon & Schuster, Hachette and Penguin, went live yesterday. And just what has a year and a half of work produced? The home page spotlights bestsellers and new releases,...
Bookish, the Publishing Industry's Great Digital Hope, Finally Launched

Here’s why the U.S. State Department picked Amazon’s Kindle over iPad and Nook

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In a deal valued at $16.5 million, the U.S. Department of State has awarded Amazon.com a contract to put 2,500 Kindle electronic readers in educational centers around the world. Nextgov reports that the e-readers will be used for educational purposes, helping individuals overseas study English at libraries, educational centers, reading...
Here’s why the U.S. State Department picked Amazon’s Kindle over iPad and Nook

Wow: You can play PlayStation games on a Nook Simple Touch

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Barnes and Noble’s Nook Simple Touch eBook reader can play PlayStation 1 games. No, this isn’t a really late April Fools’ joke. I’m serious; take a look: The video is courtesy of a Nook Simple Touch user by the name of Sean, who shared his project with Hack a Day....
Wow: You can play PlayStation games on a Nook Simple Touch

Amazon's Mobile Push Borrows From Both Apple & Samsung

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Amazon apparently plans to unleash a series of mobile devices later this year. The ecommerce giant has five or six new tablets and a smartphone in the works, including a 10-inch Kindle Fire-style tablet, according to reports. This news suggests that Amazon is taking a page from several different playbooks. The company already...
Amazon's Mobile Push Borrows From Both Apple & Samsung

Here's What You Need To Know About Microsoft's $300 Million Investment In Barnes And Noble (MSFT, BKS)

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Here's What You Need To Know About Microsoft's $300 Million Investment In Barnes And Noble (MSFT, BKS)

Verizon’s ‘Droid Does’ campaign is back (Video)

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“Droid Does” is back, but this time Verizon ditched the tentacle robot arm and synthesized automaton voice for a wholesome commercial featuring a soothing voiceover with cute and giggly kids in the introduction, which are followed by panning scenes of hard-working, cheeky folks who find the devices ever-so useful...
Verizon’s ‘Droid Does’ campaign is back (Video)

Microsoft invests in Nook e-books

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Microsoft invests $300m in Barnes and Noble's digital business, providing a boost to the Nook e-book reader....
Microsoft invests in Nook e-books
IDC: Worldwide Tablet Shipments Hit A Record Total Of 52.5M Units In Q4 , Including 22.9M iPads

Microsoft Will Announce A Tablet With Barnes And Noble Today [REPORT] (MSFT)

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There has been plenty of guessing about what Microsoft will announce at its media event tonight in Los Angeles. Now, one publication claims to finally have the answer. TechCrunch's Peter Ha reports hearing from sources that Microsoft is planning to announce a new tablet on Monday in partnership with Barnes...
Microsoft Will Announce A Tablet With Barnes And Noble Today [REPORT] (MSFT)

And Now Barnes & Noble Plans to Integrate NFC Into the Nook

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Barnes and Noble's flagship. (flickr.com/edenpictures) Yesterday Barnes & Noble announced a splashy Microsoft partnership, complete with major cash infusion. Today, Fortune has a Q&A with CEO William Lynch, speculating on how the bookseller can leverage NFC technologies. Whatever its eventual fate, this company seems damned determined that if there's an obituary involved,...
And Now Barnes & Noble Plans to Integrate NFC Into the Nook

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Here's the news: Microsoft is holding a big event this afternoon in Los Angeles. The latest rumor is that the company will announce a new tablet with Barnes and Noble. Here's everything we know so far about Microsoft's deal to buy Yammer. There's a big 56-page document floating...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

Barnes And Noble Drops Prices Across Its Nook Tablet Line (BKS)

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This weekend, Barnes and Noble has quietly reduced prices of its Nook Tablet and Nook Color. The Nook Color now retails for $149 down from $169 and the Nook Tablet now starts at $179 for the 8GB version down from $199. The 16GB Nook Tablet is now $199 down from $249. ...
Barnes And Noble Drops Prices Across Its Nook Tablet Line (BKS)

Booting Up: Now Rumors Have Facebook Thinking of Buying Waze

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Special Instagram-edition. (Photo: flickr.com/diegorusso Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer earned $68.6 million last year. Think about that while you’re scraping together change to refill your metrocard. :( [Bloomberg] Rumor has it that Facebook is looking into buying mobile map app Waze for up to $1B. Waze really gets around–last we heard...
Booting Up: Now Rumors Have Facebook Thinking of Buying Waze

Apple's mini iPad: Three things it needs

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Apple is expected to send out invitations for an iPad mini event Wednesday -- if you want to believe the rumor mill, that is. It's coming late to a market where Amazon's Kindle Fire, Barnes and Noble's Nook Tablet and Google's Nexus 7 are already fighting it out. But...
Apple's mini iPad: Three things it needs

The Beauty of Low Margins

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The Beauty of Low Margins: Eugene Wei on a key facet of Amazon's business that few people think about: Almost all customers paid by credit card, so Amazon would receive payment in a day. But they didn't pay the average distributor or publisher for 90 days for books they purchased....
The Beauty of Low Margins

US bookstore warns of stolen data

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The largest US bookseller, Barnes and Noble, says shoppers may have had credit card data stolen after keypads in 63 stores were tampered with....
US bookstore warns of stolen data

Amazon, Apple Top Mobile Retail Customer Satisfaction

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For the first time, customer experience analytics company ForeSee has begun measuring mobile satisfaction when it comes to the retail experience. As you may know, ForeSee has been measuring online retail satisfaction for some time now. According to ForeSee’s report, Amazon, Avon and Apple are the top mobile sites in...
Amazon, Apple Top Mobile Retail Customer Satisfaction
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