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#Pearson Invests $89.5M in Barnes & Noble’s #Nook

#Pearson Invests $89.5M in Barnes & Noble's #Nook

Pearson announced Friday that it is taking a 5 percent stake in Barnes & Noble’s Nook business. The British publisher and education company is investing $89.5 million just as Barnes & Noble announced that its e-reader business will fall short of projections and holiday sales are below [Full Story…]

#Barnes&Noble Offers Free E-Books for In-Store Customers

#Barnes&Noble Offers Free E-Books for In-Store Customers

Up until Dec. 24, Barnes & Noble's customers buying an e-book at a physical store can “instant-gift” another e-book for free. Customers bring the books they want to a cashier and provide two email addresses—one for their Nook Book and another for the gift recipient. Barnes & Nobles has a [Full Story…]

Barnes & Noble Launch Nook Reading App for Windows 8

Barnes & Noble Launch Nook Reading App for Windows 8

Barnes & Noble has recently launched a Nook app available in the Windows Store, according to the Verge. The reading app is available on Windows 8 and Windows RT devices and supports books, newspapers, comics, and magazines. Microsoft announced a Windows 8 Nook app following their $300 million [Full Story…]

Amazon NY to Sell Ebooks Through Other Retailers

Amazon NY to Sell Ebooks Through Other Retailers

Amazon's NY-based publishing group has made a deal with Ingram to make its ebooks available to competitors such as Barnes & Noble, Apple, and Kobo. Currently content from Amazon's West Coast imprints are not included in the deal with Ingram's digital distribution arm, CoreSource. Amazon NY will [Full Story…]

Barnes & Noble Launches Nook for Web

Barnes & Noble Launches Nook for Web

About two years after Amazon lauched Kindle for the Web, Barnes & Noble finally brings the Nook to the Web. The new Web edition lets readers browse free samples and whole books entirely from a web browser while preserving the bookmarking and layout options users are accustomed to. Now users can [Full Story…]

Barnes & Noble Announces New Nook in NY

Barnes & Noble Announces New Nook in NY

At a press event held yesterday in the city, NY-based Barnes & Noble announced the launch of a new Nook device for its e-reader arsenal, which can already be pre-ordered.  The new Simple Touch features "GlowLight," which illuminates by the press of a button and makes reading in dark settings [Full Story…]

New 8GB Nook Tablet Launches Today

New 8GB Nook Tablet Launches Today

Today NY-based Barnes & Noble has launched a new and more affordable Nook Tablet, to better compete with Amazon's Kindle Fire. Until this launch, the current version of the Nook available at B&N stores cost $50 more. This new version will have smaller storage of 8GB and will cost $200, [Full Story…]

B&N to Release Another #Nook , Will Reconfigure Stores

B&N to Release Another #Nook , Will Reconfigure Stores

NY-based Barnes & Nobles will release the fifth version of its e-reader this spring. A B&N spokesperson declined to comment on the specifics of the device, but, according to CNET, the device might be a part of the Nook’s overseas launch. Also, according to statements from CEO William Lynch, [Full Story…]

Barnes & Noble Looks to Spin Off Nook

Barnes & Noble Looks to Spin Off Nook

In a statement, Barnes & Noble said that it is looking to “unlock” the value of the Nook unit. As indicated by ZDNet, the company is acknowledging that the brick and mortar retail unit overshadows Barnes & Noble’s digital content business. The move maybe indicative of Barnes & Noble's [Full Story…]

Barnes & Noble Confirms Nook Tablet at NY Press Event

Barnes & Noble Confirms Nook Tablet at NY Press Event

The speculation that arose last week surrounding a "special" announcement to be made by Barnes & Noble was confirmed today in NY at a press event this morning. B&N confirmed that there would be an addition to the Nook Color: the Nook Tablet. Visually speaking, the tablet appears strikingly [Full Story…]

B&N to Announce New Nook Tablet this Monday?

B&N to Announce New Nook Tablet this Monday?

Barnes & Noble will be holding an event in NY on Monday, November 7, to make a special announcement that might just turn out to be the launch of a direct competing product to the Amazon's Kindle Fire. According to Engadget, the blog got its hands on the specs for a new Nook Tablet that will be [Full Story…]

Barnes & Noble to Announce New Nook at NY Event on Nov. 7?

Barnes & Noble to Announce New Nook at NY Event on Nov. 7?

Barnes & Noble will be holding an event in NY next Monday, November 7 that will include a "special announcement" by the the company, according to PC Magazine. The invitation comes days after The Digital Reader blog posted a story revealing that Barnes & Noble was preparing its stores for an [Full Story…]

Hearst Says it Has 300K Paid Digital Downloads per Month

Hearst Says it Has 300K Paid Digital Downloads per Month

NY-based magazine publisher Hearst says it now has more than 300,000 paid digital downloads each month, spread out among sales from Apple's App Store, Barnes & Noble's Nook and the Zinio digital reader platform. According to Peter Kafka in All Things D, the company is set to begin selling [Full Story…]

Barnes & Noble v. Amazon: The Upcoming Color e-reader War

Barnes & Noble v. Amazon: The Upcoming Color e-reader War

by Al Barbarino Amazon’s new color kindle, slated for release sometime before Christmas time, could deliver a blow to NY-based Barnes and Noble’s business-boosting and face-saving Nook. The Nook – released in late 2010 as the first color e-reader from a major company – helped increase B&N’s [Full Story…]

HuffPost Releases its First e-book

HuffPost Releases its First e-book

NY-based The Huffington Post released its first e-book this week, "A People's History of the Great Recession," written by HuffPost's reporter Arthur Delaney. The e-book, an expose on the lives of Americans facing unemployment and foreclosure, is available through Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Apple [Full Story…]