Microsoft already owns a piece of Nook, having invested $300 million into the business in April 2012. According to the report, Microsoft would buy the digital operation, which includes e-books, movies, TV, comics, apps, and more.
Barnes & Noble has thrown in the towel and abandoned its Amazon-style Android strategy, finally agreeing to add Google's app store, Google Play, to the Nook tablet.
Barnes & Noble subsidy Nook Media announced today that apps for its Nook devices would soon gain the ability to offer customers in-app purchases.
Given that there are approximately a gazillion Android-based tablets on the market, you'd expect the Android hardware market for tablets would be massively fragmented. Think again.
The crowded 7-inch tablet market is doing some real damage to Barnes & Noble's Nook unit.
Education publisher Pearson has purchased a major stake in Nook Media, the company announced today.
Advertising and analytics company Chitika released its December 2012 tablet market update, and the numbers aren't great for any tablet that doesn't start with the letter I.
iPhones and iPads may be losing ground to Android-based smartphones and tablets, but iPad is still king of online content. And online sales.
Late to the party, Barnes & Noble is finally launching its Nook app for Windows 8.
As Barnes & Noble prepares for the launch of its brand spankin' new Nook HD and HD+, the company is apparently looking to unload some of its old stock by dropping the prices.
Hackers compromised credit card readers at 63 Barnes & Noble stores, according to the company. The bookseller is urging customers to check their bank statements for fraudulent activity and to change their ATM pins.
While Barnes & Noble's Nook spin off company has an official name, Barnes & Noble isn't sure what the company's final form will be.
Barnes & Noble has dropped the price of its back-lit Nook e-reader to $119 from $139 at several retailers to prepare for Amazon's upcoming Kindle Paperwhite, which also retails for $119.
Barnes & Noble's latest pair of tablets put it on equal footing with Amazon's Kindle Fire.
Its competitors already have a firm head start, but book retailer Barnes & Noble is finally launching a digital video store for its line of Nook tablets.
Ever since Barnes & Noble debuted its backlit Nook e-reader, all eyes have been on Amazon for its upgraded Kindle. Now it looks like Amazon's backlit e-reader has been leaked, ahead of the company's media event next week.
The Nook Simple Touch with Glowlight may be popular, but Barnes & Noble can't make enough of them. And that hurt the company during the first quarter of its fiscal 2013.
Online publishing service FastPencil is announcing a new agreement with Barnes & Noble that will allow self-publishing authors access to premium placement in Barnes & Noble retail stores, online store, and Nook store.
Which means that some lucky self-publishers will …
Bookseller Barnes & Noble has debuted Nook for Web, a way to read Nook titles through a browser without having to download software, the company announced today.
Barnes & Noble is in the middle of an e-reading war with Amazon …
Barnes & Noble’s Nook segment was a mixed bag for the fourth quarter.
Though quarterly revenues dropped 11% year-over-year, digital content sales were up 65%.
Much of this loss was due to lackluster hardware sales. The company’s Q4 saw the …