On Christmas morning children will unwrap their gifts to find a shiny new tablets and e-readers, but this year the Nook is not likely to be one of them.
Another quarter, another round of losses for the Nook.
At $99, the Nook with Glowlight is the only e-reader of its kind at that price point.
The Nook is out and so is Barnes & Noble CEO William Lynch.
The country’s largest chain of book stores, Barnes & Nobles, has decided to stop making its own line of tablet devices in favor of partnering with an outside manufacturer, the company announced today.
In spite of all the talk that Apple is ceding both tablet as well as smartphone market share to Google’s Android, iPad web browsing share just hit a five-month high.
It’s been a slowish day for funding news, but with big dollar signs on many of the deals that did happen. Here’s a rundown on the days’ deals.
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.
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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.
According to a new report, advocates of the printed page are an increasingly rare breed.
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.
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.
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.
Supporting speculation that a follow-up is on the way, Amazon’s Kindle Touch eReader is now out of stock.
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.
U.S. bookstore chain Barnes & Noble is bringing its Nook e-reader device to the U.K,
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.
BookStats, the “center for publishing market data” just released its 2012 report. The big news? Ebook sales doubled last year, especially in the adult fiction category. Even bigger, overall industry revenue showed a small increase.
I was flabbergasted at the news that Microsoft had invested $300 million into Barnes & Noble’s Nook business, making the e-reader subsidiary, at a $1.7 billion valuation, worth more than B&N itself.
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Magazines on tablets, dismissed by some as a last-ditch effort to save a dying print product, are gaining steam, according to new stats released by Adobe. Tablet-magazine readers are engaged, have long attention spans, and most importantly, actually pay for content.
Barnes & Noble is reportedly working on a new e-reader device that could help the book publisher take on both Amazon and the international market.
Amid record digital sales and floundering physical sales, Barnes & Noble announced today that it plans to explore spinning off its Nook and e-book business.