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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…]

NYPL Anticipates E-Readers, Provides Instructions

NYPL Anticipates E-Readers, Provides Instructions

The New York Public Library will offer a free service with instructions for users on how to download e-books. NYPL members have the ability to download from a selection of 22,000 free e-books without stepping foot in the library. The library is also planning to provide in-library assistance from [Full Story…]

Publisher, Dramatists Play Service, Enters The E-Book Marketplace

Publisher, Dramatists Play Service, Enters The E-Book Marketplace

NY-based theatrical play publisher Dramatists Play Service announced this week that they will partner with mobile app developer MyTheatreApps.com to shift into the e-book marketplace. According to Variety, Scripts will be available electronically MyTheaterApps' app called Scene Partner, an Apple OS [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…]

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…]

Barnes & Noble’s Nook Sales Grow

Barnes & Noble's Nook Sales Grow

In Barnes & Noble recent earings annouincement, the NY-based company reported of how its online sales grew 37% with comparable sales up 65% on strong demand for the Nook product line. The sales for the Nook rose  140%, with the company stating that it believes sales will double this year f to [Full Story…]

Barnes & Noble Unveils New Low-Cost Nook

Barnes & Noble Unveils New Low-Cost Nook

This morning, NY-based Barnes & Noble launched its new Nook called "The Simple Touch Reader," at an event in the city.  The new Nook features an E-Ink, 6-inch black and white touchscreen an without a physical keyboard, the company claims it is less bulky than the Kindle 3.  It also boasts double [Full Story…]

Liberty Media To Buy Barnes & Noble For Nook?

Liberty Media To Buy Barnes & Noble For Nook?

Liberty Media, owner of DirecTV Group and the QVC shopping channel, has its eyes on purchasing the NY based Barnes & Noble chain specifically for its Nook e-reader. The Nook is now the second largest seller of e-books behind Amazon, and with the backing of Liberty, could position itself to [Full Story…]

Barnes & Noble To Launch Low-End Nook Next Week?

Barnes & Noble To Launch Low-End Nook Next Week?

According to Mashable, NY-based Barnes & Noble has invited journalists to a May 24th event next week, a date which coincides with information in an SEC filing regarding “the launch of a new e-reader device.” The site speculates that the new device could possibly be a lower end, compact, [Full Story…]

Barnes & Noble to Release New E-Reader on May 24 (#Nook)

Barnes & Noble to Release New E-Reader on May 24 (#Nook)

NY based Barnes & Noble has revealed their intentions to release a new e-reader through an SEC filing. The form indicates that they will make an announcement on May 24 regarding the new e-reader. The form was filed "solely to satisfy the requirements of Regulation FD." Endgadget speculates [Full Story…]

Barnes & Noble Should Focus on Nook, Says Fortune

Barnes & Noble Should Focus on Nook, Says Fortune

Fortune recently detailed the reasons why NY-based Barnes & Noble should move more solidly behind its e-reader, the Nook, and leave paper behind. The article cites a Goldman Sachs analyst report in stating that the Nook business is on a  "hockey-stick growth curve", with sales estimated to hit [Full Story…]

Barnes & Noble Allows Outside Apps in for Nook

Barnes & Noble Allows Outside Apps in for Nook

NY based Barnes & Noble announced late yesterday that it has opened its Nook e-reader to third party app developers and content providers. These apps will be subject to a review process and the bookseller will take a 30% cut of revenue on paid titles. The company also has introduced a suite [Full Story…]

Barnes & Noble Announces New Color Touch Screen Nook

Barnes & Noble Announces New Color Touch Screen Nook

At a special event yesterday afternoon in NYC, Barnes & Noble introduced a full color, touch screen version of its Nook e-reader.  Priced at $249, the device represents a move away from E-Ink, the technology Amazon and other booksellers believe is easier to read.  To limit glare, Barnes & [Full Story…]

E-Books More Efficient Than Out-Dated Textbooks, Says Weiner

E-Books More Efficient Than Out-Dated Textbooks, Says Weiner

In a recent op-ed in the New York Daily News,  U.S. congressman from New York Anthony Weiner talked about how students in NYC shouldn't be carrying around an extra fifteen pounds of outdated printed text material, but instead should be given e-textbooks, which would be more cost efficient [Full Story…]