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Report: Walmart to stop selling Amazon's Kindle line

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<img src=”http://9to5google.com/?attachment_id=53926″> Walmart sent a memo to store managers on Sept. 19. announcing plans to stop selling Amazon’s line of Kindle products. “We have recently made the business decision to not carry Amazon tablets and eReaders beyond our existing inventory and purchase commitments,” said Walmart in the memo. “This includes all...
Report: Walmart to stop selling Amazon's Kindle line

Kobo offers almost 2000 independent US bookstores a revenue share deal on ebook sales

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Kobo has today announced a deal with the American Booksellers Association that will see its devices sold through independent bookstores across the US. Not only that, it will offer a revenue share deal on ebook sales. Rather than simply  stocking the eReader devices, the bookstores will offer “a total experience,”...
Kobo offers almost 2000 independent US bookstores a revenue share deal on ebook sales
Kobo launches 3 new ereaders just hours before Amazon's big reveal

Millennial: Apple Still Leads Samsung In Overall Impressions, But Android Dominates iOS With 52% Share

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Leading mobile ad network Millennial Media today released ist Q3 Mobile Mix report, and it would appear that Apple has kept its lead as top manufacturer on the platform, with the top device being the iPhone. However, Apple didn’t see a drastic spike in mobile ad impressions with the release...
Millennial: Apple Still Leads Samsung In Overall Impressions, But Android Dominates iOS With 52% Share
Microsoft and Barnes & Noble to announce tablet with Xbox Live streaming, report claims

Kindle Apps for Tablet Computers: Is It the King of Ereaders?

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There's no doubt about it: the iPad is the elephant in the ereader room but there's one thing I'm certain: it won't kill off the ebook readers. Amazon just took another length in the Kindle's already strong position on the ereader battlefield with the announcement of Kindle Apps for Tablet...
Kindle Apps for Tablet Computers: Is It the King of Ereaders?
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Barnes & Noble slashes Nook pricing ahead of rumored Kindle refresh
All-singing devices are eating up MP3 player sales

Ebook price-fixing: judge approves settlement with publishers

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US department of justice's $69m settlement with Simon & Schuster, Hachette and HarperCollins is approved by a federal judge, but Penguin, Macmillan and Apple still face trial next JuneCiting Emily Dickinson's mantra that "There is no Frigate like a Book / To take us Lands away", a federal judge yesterday...
Ebook price-fixing: judge approves settlement with publishers
Walmart kicks Kindles out of its retail stores

Flexible Batteries Promise Thinner And Lighter "Foldable" Electronics

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Professor Keon Jae Lee at the Korean Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology created a solid-state flexible battery that retains is energy level when folded, spindled, and or mildly mutilated. The battery could mean future ereaders and tablets could be paper thin and partially foldable, ushering in interesting new...
Flexible Batteries Promise Thinner And Lighter "Foldable" Electronics

The 404 1,068: Where it's a small world (podcast)

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Leaked from today's podcast episode: Richard takes on the vertical video epidemic, LinkedIn users get double trouble, and geriatrics choosing eReaders over paper books. [Read more]...
The 404 1,068: Where it's a small world (podcast)

Barnes & Noble takes the fight to Amazon as Nook HD and Nook HD+ Android tablets go on sale in the UK

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Three weeks after its Nook Simple Touch Glowlight e-reader went on sale in the UK, US bookseller Barnes & Noble has today made its popular Nook HD and Nook HD+ Android tablets available to order both online and in stores in the UK, costing £159 an £229 respectively. Attempting to...
Barnes & Noble takes the fight to Amazon as Nook HD and Nook HD+ Android tablets go on sale in the UK

Barnes & Noble to launch NOOK e-readers and digital bookstore in the UK this autumn

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Gearing up for what appears to be a preemptive move to compete against Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablet, Barnes & Noble has announced today that it will be bringing its NOOK ereaders and digital bookstore to the UK, launching in the autumn. The company notes that this will be the first...
Barnes & Noble to launch NOOK e-readers and digital bookstore in the UK this autumn

3M launches its Cloud Library e-book lending service, hardware and apps in tow

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Almost a year after it was first announced 3M's Cloud Library e-book lending service is getting a proper rollout. Introduced today at a beta site in St. Paul, the system is now ready for its kiosks, e-readers and apps to hit the hands and eyes of library patrons. The...
3M launches its Cloud Library e-book lending service, hardware and apps in tow

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

Amazon reportedly plans to open a retail store this year

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Amazon is preparing to open a retail store in Seattle within the next few months, according to a report from Good eReader. Amazon is apparently looking to open a small boutique rather than a large shop in an effort to test the market. The store would feature the Amazon Exclusive book line...
Amazon reportedly plans to open a retail store this year
Nook launches Press, a self-publishing ebook platform

Barnes & Noble's NOOK Simple Touch Glowlight goes on sale in the UK, tablets now available to preorder

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Announcing its intention to cross the Atlantic back in August, bookseller Barnes & Noble has today kicked-off its campaign to leverage ereader and ebook sales away from rivals Amazon and Apple with the launch of its NOOK Simple Touch readers and NOOK Bookstore in the UK. Pricing its base Simple Touch...
Barnes & Noble's NOOK Simple Touch Glowlight goes on sale in the UK, tablets now available to preorder

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

Inexpensive ebooks are nudging parents into reading digitally to their kids

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The following headline doesn’t quite pass the gut-check test, and isn’t precisely true, but is worth reading: “Half of Bedtime Stories Now Read on E-Books.” That is the title to a piece in SmartMoney, which notes a survey by The Reading Agency and Ipsos Mori, stating that just under 50%...
Inexpensive ebooks are nudging parents into reading digitally to their kids
Amazon prepping 9-inch Kindle Fire for mid-2012 launch, report claims

Barnes & Noble's biggest shareholder wants to buy B&N retail assets, could lead to Nook spin-out

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Print and digital book behemoth Barnes & Noble has confirmed that Leonard Riggio, the company’s Chairman of the Board and largest stockholder, “plans to propose” a purchase of all B&N’s retail business assets, as outlined in an amendment to his Schedule 13D filed today with the SEC. It’s worth noting...
Barnes & Noble's biggest shareholder wants to buy B&N retail assets, could lead to Nook spin-out
Pearson buys a stake in Nook Media
FAA taking a ‘fresh look’ at the use of personal electronics on planes

LEAKED: More Juicy Microsoft Courier Details and Pics

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We’ve been following the rumor mill avidly on Microsoft’s alleged “digital journal” device dubbed Courier, and today sees another spate of leaked images and details courtesy of Engadget.The Courier is a hinged device that combines elements of a tablet, an e-reader, and a netbook (sans physical keyboard). It’s reported...
LEAKED: More Juicy Microsoft Courier Details and Pics
With new Kindle Fires coming today, Barnes & Noble preps new Nook Tablet for September launch
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