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B&N reportedly to 'move away' from making Nook hardware

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Bookseller won't abandon its line of e-readers and tablets, but will license content to third-party device makers, sources tell The new York Times. [Read more]...
B&N reportedly to 'move away' from making Nook hardware

Media Decoder Blog: Barnes & Noble Argues Book Settlement 'Punishes Consumers'

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The bookseller also said Justice Department officials did not take the company's objections seriously before the settlement, saying that they were only "checking the box."...
Media Decoder Blog: Barnes & Noble Argues Book Settlement 'Punishes Consumers'
Leaked Memo Shows Barnes & Noble Bringing Web Browser And Email To Simple Touch eReaders In June
Barnes & Noble confirms compromised PIN pads leaked credit card data in 63 stores
B&N CEO: future Nook to have NFC for in-store browsing

Barnes & Noble to pull Amazon Publishing titles from shelves over exclusivity concerns

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Barnes & Noble bans aren't just for superheroes anymore. The bookseller let it be known this week that it will be pulling Amazon Publishing titles from the shelves of its 700-odd retail locations, in protest of exclusivity deals struck by the mega-online retailer. As one B&N exec told The...
Barnes & Noble to pull Amazon Publishing titles from shelves over exclusivity concerns

Barnes & Noble To Slowly Ditch A Third Of Retail Stores

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B&N will cut up to a third of its bricks-and-mortar stores, slowly and carefully over 10 years. Bookseller Barnes and Nobel has said it expects to shut up to a third of its real-world stores. CEO Mitchell Klipper has confirmed the plans in an interview with the Wall Street...
Barnes & Noble To Slowly Ditch A Third Of Retail Stores

Ars asks: How do you read your e-books?

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Electronic book readers come in many flavors and shapes. Add on the ubiquity of Amazon's Kindle app and Barnes & Noble's Nook apps, and any iOS or Android device can be transformed into a multi-gigabyte library (no matter what bookseller you prefer to do business with). With our own Kindle...
Ars asks: How do you read your e-books?

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

Bloomsbury's ebook sales jump 89% in first half, but pre-tax profits fall by 40% overall

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Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury has reported revenue rises of 2% in the six months leading to the end of August this year, however overall the publisher’s pre-tax profits (stripping out costs for international relocation etc) fell by 40%, dropping to £0.9m ($1.44 million) from £1.5m on the previous year. Digging...
Bloomsbury's ebook sales jump 89% in first half, but pre-tax profits fall by 40% overall

Euro book chiefs emphasize the need for e-book VAT to be aligned with physical books

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We’ve previously written about how Amazon’s e-book tax loophole means lower prices in Europe, and how that could be bad for UK competition. Just to recap, Amazon’s decision to establish its European HQ in Luxembourg may prove to be fruitful for the e-commerce giant, as the country announced last year...
Euro book chiefs emphasize the need for e-book VAT to be aligned with physical books

Barnes & Noble 'founder' pondering bid to buy back retail business, hive off Nook Media

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Just 12 hours after (already denied) rumors circulated that Barnes & Noble may ditch its Nook business, the company has had to make an announcement concerning its retail division. Thanks to SEC regulations, the company has had to 'fess up that majority shareholder and "founder*" Leonard Riggio is pondering...
Barnes & Noble 'founder' pondering bid to buy back retail business, hive off Nook Media

Just Months After The Microsoft Investment, Barnes & Noble Is Back In The Danger Zone

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Aug. 20 (Bloomberg) -- Barnes & Noble Inc.'s stock surged a record 52 percent on April 30, the day Microsoft Corp. swooped in with an offer to buy a stake in the money-losing retailer and fund its expansion into electronic books. The euphoria has evaporated as it becomes clear that...
Just Months After The Microsoft Investment, Barnes & Noble Is Back In The Danger Zone
Barnes & Noble's Nook sales decline, but bookstores buoyed by 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

Barnes & Noble Nook Snaps offer fresh literature in $2 bites

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Barnes & Noble's Nook Store has offered short-form works much like those we've seen from Amazon's Kindle Shorts section, but they haven't really been a highlight. The company's new Nook Snaps program may give those quick reads their time to shine, however. The effort will see Barnes & Noble...
Barnes & Noble Nook Snaps offer fresh literature in $2 bites

Ebook prices under more pressure after European Commission statement

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'Preliminary assessment' accuses Apple and four publishers of illegal 'concerted' move to inflate pricingEbook prices in the UK are set to plummet after the European Commission said that four major publishers and Apple "engaged in a concerted practice" to raise the price of ebooks, and required them to stop.The EC...
Ebook prices under more pressure after European Commission statement
Amazon's application for .book domain opposed by industry groups and rivals

NYT: Barnes & Noble may be moving away from Nook hardware

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Barnes & Noble's hardware division hasn't exactly been glowing recently, and if one New York Times source is to be believed, it'll take more than cute (and charitable) rhymes to keep investors happy. According to the NYT source, company executives want to shift from making Barnes & Noble branded...
NYT: Barnes & Noble may be moving away from Nook hardware
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Waterstones deal with Amazon puts Kindle and ebooks instore

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Waterstones will sell Kindle ereaders on sale for the first time and offer free wifi, so customers can buy a book or download it instoreWaterstones has announced a surprise tie-up with Amazon that will enable shoppers to pluck ebooks as well as physical books from its shelves.The companies did not...
Waterstones deal with Amazon puts Kindle and ebooks instore

Barnes & Noble unveils Nook Video Service to challenge Amazon Instant Video

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Barnes & Noble is finally getting in on the streaming-video action. On Tuesday, the bookseller announced a Nook video-on-demand service coming this fall with content from major TV and movie studios, including HBO, Sony, Warner Brothers, Viacom, and Disney. The Nook Video service will enable users to rent or...
Barnes & Noble unveils Nook Video Service to challenge Amazon Instant Video

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

Barnes & Noble’s next Nook said to launch this spring

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Barnes & Noble’s fifth-generation “e-reading device” will reportedly launch this coming spring. Mentioned in passing within a New York Times profile of the struggling bookseller, it is unclear if the device in question will be a new media tablet or a standard eReader. With Barnes & Noble’s current-generation color...
Barnes & Noble’s next Nook said to launch this spring

Barnes & Noble Hacked In 63 Branches

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Barnes & Noble has suffered a serious security breach in 63 of its shops. Payment readers were fitted with a bug, which has harvested details of customers' credit cards. The firm discovered the breach over six weeks ago, but has kept the matter quiet at the behest of the Justice...
Barnes & Noble Hacked In 63 Branches
Ozon: Russia's Answer To Amazon Prepares For Clouds, Won't Tackle 'Kindle' Soon, Says CEO

Little, Brown Gets Print And Digital Rights For J.K. Rowling's New Novel

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J. K. Rowling is writing a new book, for adults, but she’s not keeping the digital rights for herself as she did with the Harry Potter books. Hachette’s Little, Brown in both the U.S. and UK and Hachette companies worldwide will publish Rowling’s yet-to-be-named-or-further-described book as both a print...
Little, Brown Gets Print And Digital Rights For J.K. Rowling's New Novel

Live From The Microsoft Event In Los Angeles

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We’re here at the Milk Studios in Hollywood for Microsoft’s big mysterious Los Angeles media event. The off-duty actors and actresses are offering champagne flutes, the tech journalists are ignoring them while making sure their laptops work, and the electronic music is pumping as we all wait to see what...
Live From The Microsoft Event In Los Angeles
Red Hat Becomes Open Source’s First $1 Billion Baby

More than 20,000 people apply for one-way ticket to Mars

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Last week we mentioned Mars One, the combination space mission/reality TV show project that aims to send four lucky space travelers to the Red Planet... forever. Interest in the project had been quite high, with the company's latest press release noting that it had received "10,000 messages from prospective...
More than 20,000 people apply for one-way ticket to Mars

Barnes & Noble reportedly 'not involved' in tonight's big Microsoft event

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Rumors floating around over the weekend suggested that any tablet announcement made by Microsoft today could involve Barnes and Noble, one of its latest partners. According to Business Insider, the bookseller has stated that hasn't got anything to announce alongside Mountain View company at today's not-so hush-hush event. We're...
Barnes & Noble reportedly 'not involved' in tonight's big Microsoft event
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