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Barnes & Noble to Expand #NookVideo with Partnerships

Barnes & Noble to Expand #NookVideo with Partnerships

The E-reader Nook line from Barnes & Noble may have an uncertain future, but the bookseller recently announced the expansion of Nook Video. The streaming and download service is partnering with Lionsgate, MGM, Paramount Pictures, Relativity Media, National Geographic, and others to have movies [Full Story…]

#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…]

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…]

The New Yorker Now On Nook Tablet

The New Yorker Now On Nook Tablet

Conde Nast, in an ongoing effort to update their digital magazine apps to newer devices has launched a Nook version of The New Yorker. The New Yorker original iPad app was designed for a comfortable reading experience rather than including interactive bells and whistles, and the publisher [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…]

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…]

Mags Take First Shot at Adapting Content for Kindle Fire

Mags Take First Shot at Adapting Content for Kindle Fire

Kindle Fire users will be pleased they can read Vanity Fair on their devices. According to Min online, the NY-based Conde Nast publication adapts to the 7-inch screen, preserving much of its widescreen form with a strong readability. But according to min, the smaller-than-iPad scale means users [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…]

Rumored Barnes & Noble e-Reader Out Next Quarter?

Rumored Barnes & Noble e-Reader Out Next Quarter?

While Amazon will be holding a press conference at 10 a.m. this morning to announce what many believe will be the launch of their new tablet device,  speculation has also arisen regarding whether or not a new Barnes & Noble Nook will be coming out next quarter. While its Nook Color is one of the [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…]

Nook Color 2 to be Released Before Amazon Tablets

Nook Color 2 to be Released Before Amazon Tablets

With the release of its new Nook Color 2 e-reader by the end of September, Barnes &Noble will be beating the new Kindle and other upcoming Amazon tablets to the market. According to The Next Web, the new Nook is expected to do well, as sales in digital content, hardware and accessories increased [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…]