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Here's How To Tell If There's Going To Be A Tablet Under Your Tree For Christmas (AAPL, GOOG, AMZN, MSFT, BKS)

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Christmas Eve is exactly three weeks away today. If you're doing some holiday shopping, here's a guide to help you figure out which tablets will arrive at your house in time to give them to friends and family. Right now, most major models look safe to order. iPad Mini: All...
Here's How To Tell If There's Going To Be A Tablet Under Your Tree For Christmas (AAPL, GOOG, AMZN, MSFT, BKS)

In Major Digitization Effort, Scholastic Launches E-Reading App For Kids

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The kids’ e-book market is still nascent, with e-books making up just about three percent of children’s book sales. That could change now that Scholastic, the world’s largest children’s book publishers, is digitizing the majority of its list and releasing an e-reading app, “Storia,” that includes a large e-bookstore...
In Major Digitization Effort, Scholastic Launches E-Reading App For Kids
Barnes & Noble opens fire at Amazon with new NOOK HD, NOOK HD+ tablets (hands-on)

Simply Put, You Should Buy Barnes & Noble's New Nook Instead Of A Kindle [REVIEW] (BKS)

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When it comes to picking the best e-reader, there really isn't a huge difference between the two leaders, Amazon's Kindle and Barnes & Noble's Nook. But Barnes & Noble does seem to have an advantage with its release cycle. For example, last year the company introduced a touchscreen reader several...
Simply Put, You Should Buy Barnes & Noble's New Nook Instead Of A Kindle [REVIEW] (BKS)
Down 24% from its 52-week high, Barron's names Apple top stock for 2013

Whoa! Barnes and Noble and Microsoft ‘Nook up’ for digital joint venture

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This is big news. Until now, Barnes and Noble have been at odds (lawsuits) with Microsoft over its Nook (Android) software. Barnes & Noble and Microsoft Form Strategic Partnership to Advance World-Class Digital Reading Experiences for Consumers April 30, 2012 Newly Formed Subsidiary to Include NOOK® Digital and College Businesses....
Whoa! Barnes and Noble and Microsoft ‘Nook up’ for digital joint venture
Barnes & Noble slashes Nook pricing ahead of rumored Kindle refresh

Apps Are Barnes & Noble's Fastest-Growing Content Area

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Seeking to advance the narrative that the Nook Tablet is a true multimedia tablet and not just a big expensive e-reader, Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) CEO William Lynch said in an investor call today that apps are the company’s fastest-growing content area, and “within apps it’s entertainment, movies,...
Apps Are Barnes & Noble's Fastest-Growing Content Area

4 reasons Windows would boost the Nook

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Barnes & Noble won’t confirm that its e-reader will run its new partner Microsoft’s upcoming mobile operating system. But here’s why it should. FORTUNE — When Barnes & Noble announced a strategic partnership with Microsoft earlier this week, they set tongues wagging. It wasn’t only because the Redmond, Washington-based software...
4 reasons Windows would boost the Nook

Online, in-store: Merge, retail, merge!

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A new software platform from LightSpeed works between retailers and e-commerce. [cnnmoney-byline src="By Caitlin Keating, reporter"] FORTUNE -- Everyone -- from J.C. Penney (JCP) CEO Ron Johnson to Barnes & Noble (BKS) CEO William J. Lynch -- wants to bridge the divide between online sales and in-store experience. They might...
Online, in-store: Merge, retail, merge!

Let's Make This Easy: Here Are All The Gadgets You Should And Shouldn't Buy (AAPL, GOOG, MMI, AMZN, BKS, RIMM)

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Despite all the reviews, tweets, and other noise surrounding a major gadget release, we still get asked the same question over and over again: "Should I buy [INSERT GADGET NAME]?" So wouldn't it be nice to have a simple resource with a direct "yes" or "no" answer to that...
Let's Make This Easy: Here Are All The Gadgets You Should And Shouldn't Buy (AAPL, GOOG, MMI, AMZN, BKS, RIMM)

Why did Target boot Amazon’s Kindle?

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It’s not clear why Target decided to no longer carry Amazon’s e-reader, but it may have simply come down to a choice between Amazon and Apple. FORTUNE — Last night, The Verge reported that Target (TGT) was dropping Amazon’s (AMZN) Kindle e-readers from its inventory because of what an unnamed ...
Why did Target boot Amazon’s Kindle?

Microsoft Is Investing $300 Million In Barnes &Noble! (AMZN, AAPL, BKS, MSFT)

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Microsoft has invested $300 million in Barnes & Noble in a Nook joint venture ... More to come, click here for the latest. Please follow SAI on Twitter and Facebook.Join the conversation about this story »...
Microsoft Is Investing $300 Million In Barnes &Noble! (AMZN, AAPL, BKS, MSFT)

Report: Barnes & Noble To Release New Nook Tablet On Feb. 22

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Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) is releasing a Nook Tablet with less storage space—and, presumably, a lower price—on Wednesday, according to a report from the Verge. The Nook Tablet released in November costs $249 and has 16 GB of storage. According to the report, the new Nook Tablet has...
Report: Barnes & Noble To Release New Nook Tablet On Feb. 22
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What Makes The New Glow-In-The-Dark Nook Super Exciting (BKS)

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Simply put, the Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight is better than Amazon's Kindle Touch because: a) the new Nook doesn't have ads, and b) it lets you read in the dark. Take a look at Barnes & Noble's newest Nook and find out how its read-in-the-dark GlowLight feature works below: <object...
What Makes The New Glow-In-The-Dark Nook Super Exciting (BKS)

ITC Said To Favor Barnes & Noble In Patent Dispute With Microsoft

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For the most part, Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT) has found the mobile industry willing to bow to its patent-licensing strategy. Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) decided to dig in and fight and it could be poised to score a point. The staff attorney for the International Trade Commission plans to...
ITC Said To Favor Barnes & Noble In Patent Dispute With Microsoft

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)

Consumer Reports: Nexus 7 is great if you're too cheap for an iPad

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Consumer Reports today added Google’s (GOOG) Nexus 7 to its tablet rankings and concluded that while it’s probably the best cheap tablet on the market, it still can’t match the overall quality of the Apple (AAPL) iPad. Overall, the Nexus 7 scored a 79 out of 100 and did particularly...
Consumer Reports: Nexus 7 is great if you're too cheap for an iPad

REVIEW: The New Big-Screen Nook HD+ Tablet From Barnes & Noble (BKS)

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Barnes & Noble's Nook HD+ is the 9-inch sibling to the 7-inch Nook HD tablet. The only difference between the two is size-they both run skinned versions of Google's Android OS built around reading and media consumption and both devices are aimed at being suitable email and web browsing devices....
REVIEW: The New Big-Screen Nook HD+ Tablet From Barnes & Noble (BKS)

Microsoft Is Talking About Spending A Billion To Buy Barnes & Noble's Digital Business (MSFT, BKS)

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Microsoft is offering $1 billion for Nook Media, the digital arm of Barnes & Nobel, reports TechCrunch. This comes from leaked documents that outline the proposal as well as Nook Media's plan to stop using Android by early 2015 as it transitions from being a hardware company to being a...
Microsoft Is Talking About Spending A Billion To Buy Barnes & Noble's Digital Business (MSFT, BKS)

Barnes & Noble's Retail Business Might Be Worth 'Virtually Nothing' (BKS)

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Leonard Riggio, the founder of Barnes & Noble, wants to buy back a slice of the bookseller he founded more than 40 years ago. But he doesn't want anything to do with the Nook -- just the stores and website. So, what's the Barnes & Noble retail arm actually worth?...
Barnes & Noble's Retail Business Might Be Worth 'Virtually Nothing' (BKS)

iPad mini takes a big bite out of Kindle Fire sales this holiday season

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Amazon’s (AMZN) first Kindle Fire took the holidays by storm last year. Following a white-hot debut, Amazon’s slate had reportedly taken 14% of the global tablet market in the fourth quarter of 2011 despite being available for only six weeks in the quarter. This holiday season was a different story...
iPad mini takes a big bite out of Kindle Fire sales this holiday season

Today in Tech: Why Facebook may be making you lonely

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Fortune’s curated selection of tech stories from the last 24 hours. Sign up to get the round-up delivered to you each and every day. * Apple (AAPL) has responded to the Department of Justice’s antitrust charges of colluding with book publishers, claiming the accusations are not true. “The launch of the iBookstore in 2010...
Today in Tech: Why Facebook may be making you lonely

Barnes & Noble CEO: NFC coming to the Nook

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William Lynch talks about the future of the Nook business -- including how the company's software could be used in Windows and the potential of NFC chips showing up soon. FORTUNE -- The battle for e-book dollars became a lot more interesting earlier this week when Barnes & Noble (BKS)...
Barnes & Noble CEO: NFC coming to the Nook

Publisher Says Kindle, Nook Users Must Accept AT&T-style Arbitration

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Penguin Group, one of the “Big 5” publishers caught up in a lawsuit over e-book pricing, says customers agreed not to sue them when they turned on their Nook and Kindle devices. The publisher, in a memo filed last week, claims that the device owners signed an agreement—much like...
Publisher Says Kindle, Nook Users Must Accept AT&T-style Arbitration

Meet Barnes & Noble's new Nook

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The latest version of the company's e-reader features some very bright features. FORTUNE -- Ask a Nook or Kindle owner what they love about their readers, and they may rattle off several points: they're affordable, lightweight, and easy to read e-books indoors or outside. What Barnes & Noble believes users...
Meet Barnes & Noble's new Nook

Books-A-Million Won't Carry Amazon Titles, Either

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Books-A-Million—the nation’s second largest bookstore chain after Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS)—announced today that, like B&N, it will not carry Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN) Publishing titles in its stores. Publishers Weekly reports, “Books-A-Million has joined with Barnes & Noble and will not carry Amazon Publishing titles, including those published under...
Books-A-Million Won't Carry Amazon Titles, Either

Patent Troll Sues Amazon, Mobile Industry Over Battery Charger

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A Texas shell company is claiming that battery technology in devices like the Kindle Fire and the Samsung Galaxy Nexus infringes its patent. In three lawsuits filed this week, Unifi Scientific Batteries claims that Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN), Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) and a group of phone and tablet...
Patent Troll Sues Amazon, Mobile Industry Over Battery Charger
Amazon is gutting Barnes & Noble
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