Microsoft finds a nook of its own in Barnes & Noble

Microsoft seems to have found an open window back into the ebook business, closing the door on an ongoing patent dispute with its new partner. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft buying Barnes & Noble's Nook Media? Microsoft insider says no

An anonymous Microsoft source calls talk about Microsoft planning to buy the Nook Media branch of Barnes & Noble 'nothing more than a rumor.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What would Microsoft buying Barnes & Noble's Nook business mean?

According to documents found by website TechCrunch, Microsoft is offering $1 billion to buy the digital assets of Nook Media. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft may buy Barnes & Noble's Nook unit for $1 billion

According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture.According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft's $300M Barnes and Noble investment promises new Windows 8 Nook app

Book retailer Barnes and Noble announced on Thursday that its partnership with Microsoft in a new limited liability company called Nook Media LLC is complete and ready to go ahead of Windows 8's launch. Barnes and Noble first announced it was considering a spin-off of its digital content... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2012-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft buys Nook stake; Barnes & Noble shares soar

(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp will invest $300 million in Barnes & Noble Inc's Nook e-reader, gaining a foothold in the fast-growing ebooks market as the bookseller gets more firepower to compete against Amazon.com's Kindle and Apple Inc's iPad. Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2012-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble, Microsoft team up on Nook, college businesses

An infusion of money from Microsoft Corp. sent Barnes & Noble Inc.'s stock zooming Monday, as the software giant established a way to get back into the ebooks business. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The new Barnes and Noble NOOK is really just a 10-inch Android tablet made by Lenovo

Earlier today, I told someone there was a new Barnes and Noble NOOK. Their response? They had no idea Barnes and Noble was still putting out NOOK devices! Yeah, I can understand that thinking, as who in the heck even buys a NOOK nowadays? I mean, look, hardcore readers usually opt for an e-ink... Continue reading at Betanews

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Barnes & Noble teamed up with Lenovo for its new 10-inch Nook tablet

Barnes & Noble has launched a new 10-inch Nook tablet that it has designed in collaboration with Lenovo. Continue reading at Engadget

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Barnes & Noble's new Nook tablet will be revealed soon

The Nook tablet isn't dead -- Barnes & Noble and Lenovo are collaborating on a new device. Continue reading at Engadget

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Barnes & Noble apologizes for ‘serious network issue’ after days-long Nook disruptions

Customers have reported days of disruption to the Nook e-reader service, as well as other systems that the company said have since been restored. After users reported issues with Nook e-reader book access for days, with Barnes & Noble saying Monday that a “system failure” was interrupting... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Barnes & Noble isn't ready to give up on the E-Ink Nook

Just in time for beach reading, Barnes & Noble is releasing a new Nook with a 7.8-inch screen and waterproof design. The new GlowLight Plus has the company's largest E-Ink screen to date, and as with past models users can choose between a cool wh... Continue reading at Engadget

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Barnes and Noble Founder Len Riggio Finds the Time to Retire

The retiring B&N chairman reflects on his years in the bookselling business, and the big changes that have reshaped the chain in the past decade. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Barnes & Noble kills off Nook app and video store as part of digital retreat

Barnes & Noble ceded another battle in the ongoing war with Amazon over digital hearts and minds.The company will end the dedicated Nook app and video store on March 15, which was where you could purchase content for Nook-branded hardware, according to a report in diginomica.Nook digital... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2016-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes and Noble to close its Nook ebook store in the UK

Barnes and Noble has decided to lay down its arms and stop competing with Amazon for ebook and e-reader sales in the UK. The bookstore operator has announced it will stop selling digital content, including fiction and non-fiction, magazines and video... Continue reading at Engadget

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Barnes and Noble releases waterproof NOOK GlowLight Plus

Reading a book on a traditional tablet, such as the iPad, is a passable experience. However, a dedicated reader with an e-ink display is much superior for reading. Not only is it more comfortable for your eyes, but it works better in the sun too. Not to mention the super-long battery life. While... Continue reading at Betanews

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Barnes and Noble announces Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 NOOK

Paper books are archaic -- e-readers and tablets are the proper way to read nowadays. They are more convenient for traveling, helpful for nighttime reading, and most importantly, don't take up room. Both public and in-home libraries are a waste of space. Today, Barnes and Noble announces its... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2015-09-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble Looks to New Leader to Save NOOK

Ronald Boire, a man with plenty of electronics experience, is taking over as CEO of Barnes & Noble, as the bookseller spins off its education division. The post Barnes & Noble Looks to New Leader to Save NOOK appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble launches the $179 Galaxy Tab 4 Nook

Barnes & Noble has officially kicked off a new era -- one in which it doesn't manufacture its own tablets. The struggling book outlet announced last summer that it would work with other manufacturers going forward and Samsung is first in line. The... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2014-08-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble launches its Nook GlowLight e-reader in the UK for £89

Barnes & Noble isn't exactly a household name in the UK, but in the States it's a book-selling behemoth, with hundreds of stores complimenting a vast library of ebooks, as well as a line of readers to consume them on. In autumn 2012, B&N expanded... Continue reading at Engadget

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