17 hrs ago
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.
18 hrs ago
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.
The Beaumont Enterprise
Poetry finally joining e-book revolution
This March 26, 1953 file photo shows poet and author Langston Hughes speaking before the House Un-American Activities Committee in Washington, D.C. Hughes, Adrienne Rich, Allen Ginsberg, and Wallace Stevens are among the poets whose work recently became available in electronic format.
South China Morning Post
Christie's art sale nets record US$495m in New York
New York's spring auctions ended on a record high as Christie's contemporary art sale netted US$495 million - the highest total in the history of art auctions.
Thu May 16, 2013
London Evening Standard and NOOK Announce Unique One-Day Read-a-Thon...
A Announce Unique One-Day Read-a-Thon in Trafalgar Square This Summer - Kicked off by Boris Johnson Reading to Primary School Pupils The London Evening Standard and NOOK Build on Literacy Initiative to Make Reading More Accessible for Children across the UK )--The London Evening Standard and NOOK will host a free literary Get Reading festival for ... (more)
First-Ever Crowd-Sourced Interactive Digital Magazine the Connective: Mass Transmit Available Today
May 15, 2013 - WIRED Publishing and Cisco today released a new digital experience to connect individuals to the "Internet of Everything." Readers can download The Connective: Mass Transmit, as a complimentary special issue presented by WIRED and brought to you by Cisco at wired.com/theconnective, as well as on the Kindle Fire, Android tablets, and ... (more)
Wed May 15, 2013
Google Play Books update adds ability to upload your e-book collection
During the Google I/O keynote several of the presenters mentioned that there wasn't enough time to go through every detail of every update, though devs would get full explanations in the various sessions throughout the conference.
Q&A: Q&A: Bourdain and Vaughn Talk Books and Barbecue
Last night, Parts Unknown host Anthony Bourdain joined Texas Monthly's barbecue editor Daniel Vaughn in a talk at a Barnes & Noble in New York City.
The Washington Post
In court filing, Justice Dept. accuses Apple of e-book price fixing
The Justice Department accused Apple executives, including its late chief executive Steve Jobs, of leading a conspiracy that raised e-book prices in an attempt to hurt Amazon and other competitors, according to documents filed in federal court Tuesday.
Tue May 14, 2013
Starz Play Extends Streaming Support To Kindles
Now we can add the Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD to the devices that can receive Starz Play , Encore Play, and Movieplex Play programming from participating distributors.
Monster Offers GPS Driven Daily Deals and Deal Buzzera Apps Beat...
Daily Deals from more than 100 Companies now available from a single APP: with Monster Offers' App on Barnes & Noble Nook and Nook HD SAN CLEMENTE, Calif.
Barnes & Noble, Inc.'s (BKS) New High Lures Bullish Bettors
Barnes & Noble, Inc. may have tagged a new annual high of $23.71 around noon on Monday, but the stock ended up finishing 9.5% lower by the closing bell.
The Village Voice
A Barbecue Run Through Three Boroughs With Texas Monthly's Daniel Vaughn
It's not uncommon in barbecue states to do an extreme barbecue run that includes three or four pits in an extended afternoon of gorging, driving, sightseeing, and breaks along the way for bursts of healthful exercise.