2 hrs ago
Amazon Appstore Goes Global
Amazon may have been late to the app store game, but that hasn't stopped it from going global.
6 hrs ago
Christian Science Monitor
Life without Amazon? Barefoot Books is the David that cut ties to Goliath
The lion and the mouse, the underdog and the bully, David and Goliath. However you frame it, it's big news when a publisher decides to cut ties with Amazon.
10 hrs ago
Digital Game Developer
Cupcake Digital Releases Wubbzys ABC Learn & Play, A Fun-Filled App...
Cupcake Digital, Inc. announced the release of Wubbzys ABC Learn & Play, an engaging alphabet learning app featuring the beloved character Wubbzy from the Emmy award-winning Nick Jr.
15 hrs ago
Borders Card Holders Left With Squat
A judge ruled on Wednesday that customers who hold $210.5 million in gift cards from the defunct Borders chain aren't eligible for refunds.
23 hrs ago
DOGFIGHT Cast Album Signing Set for Barnes & Noble Today
Benj Pasek and Justin Paul celebrated the new Ghostlight Records cast recording of Dogfight with a special concert at Joe's Pub at The Public on Wednesday, May 15 at 9:30 PM, which featuresd performances by the original cast of the Second Stage Theatre production and other special guests.
Wed May 22, 2013
The End of the Mall Rat: A Video Tribute
With the decline of brick-and-mortal retail, it's time to remember the pop culture heyday of the shopping mall.
Remembering Peter Workman
The New York publishing world-and beyond-turned out in force on May 14 to pay tribute to Peter Workman, whom Barnes & Noble chairman Len Riggio termed "one of the brightest stars, and greatest minds, in the history of publishing." Few of the nearly 1,000 attendees at the memorial service held at Columbia University would disagree.
Look of the Week: Marion Cotillard in Christian Dior
Marion Cotillard attended the premiere of 'Blood Ties' at the Cannes Film Festival, wearing a silk strapless Christian Dior gown.
Khaled Hosseini discusses novel, "And the Mountains Echoed," at NY reading; book spans decades
"What separates me from someone in the streets of Kabul is such a thin line," says the Afghan-American author of "The Kite Runner" and "A Thousand Splendid Suns." ''What I have is, in many ways, an undeserved gift." His amazing run continued Tuesday night as he appeared before an overflow crowd at the Barnes & Noble on Manhattan's Union Square.
Book trade news from Book2book
Barefoot Books Stops Selling To Amazon
Seven years after Barefoot Books in Cambridge, Mass., cut off Barnes & Noble and Borders, it announced that it has terminated its relationship with Amazon in North America and in the U.K. Instead, the children's book publisher will focus on selling direct through its bookstore/studios in Concord, Mass., and Oxford, England, and its boutique in FAO ... (more)
Tue May 21, 2013
Rolando Gomez Publishes "Socially Smart: Twitter Plus Facebook,...
Rolando Gomez, world famous photographer, author and lecturer, has released "Socially Smart: Twitter Plus Facebook, Marketing Multipliers and Brand Boosters." This book builds on his popular university and trade show lectures on "Internet Strategies and Guerilla Marketing." In it, Rolando shares everything he has learned from successfully using ... (more)
Mon May 20, 2013
Microsoft's $300M Nook investment hasn't paid off -- yet
Microsoft has gotten next to nothing from its $300 million investment in Barnes & Noble, analysts said, but it may reap some rewards as it prepares to ship smaller tablets.
Tech stocks: Yahoo, Microsoft on front burner
Technology companies, many of which are in the Nasdaq 100, will be the focus of a lot of investor attention today and throughout the week.
Sun May 19, 2013
Emmy Advanced Media
Leak: Barnes & Noble to Bring Web, Email to Simple Touch E-Readers in June
An upcoming update will bring a web browser, email and update store app to Barnes & Noble's super affordable Nook Simple Touch line of e-readers , which will begin rolling out June 1 according to a source close to the matter who wishes to remain anonymous.
Google Offers Heading to Google+
The next time you head over to Google+ to find out what's new in your social circles, you might also be able to score a discount from brands like Hello Kitty and Art.com. Google on Friday announced an expansion of its Offers service to Google+, meaning you'll now be able to see, save, and share promotions right from your social media stream.
The Motley Fool
4 Red-Shirt Retailers Destined to Die
Fans of the original Star Trek series know that being beamed down on a U.S.S. Enterprise mission while wearing a red shirt can be hazardous to your health.
Six of the best e-readers
But it's not just our baggage allowance that benefits - an e-reader also offers the convenience of having a whole library at your fingertips.
Sat May 18, 2013
This Mayfair Arrest Is In the Bag, Out of the Bag
What started as nothing more than an unattended bag left on a couch in Mayfair Mall turned into quite an investigative coup for the Wauwatosa police, leading them to believe they had a basis for four serious criminal charges.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Washington Post
Beat-up cellphones with cracked screens are point of pride for some young people
Sure, the screen's razory shards make reading a text and posting Instagram photos super blurry, not to mention slightly painful.
Globe and Mail
What's Barnes & Noble's founder up to?
ROB Insight is The Globe and Mail's exclusive feature led by a team of award-winning editors and writers who provide you with in-depth analysis on breaking business news and the issues that matter most.