Barnes & Noble is now selling digital editions of college newspapers through Nook.
E-reading company Kobo plans to launch a $399 tablet. Has it learned nothing from Barnes & Noble’s experience?
Barnes & Noble retail CEO Mitchell Klipper sold off about two-thirds of his shares in the company between August 22 and August 26.
The federal government outlined a revised punishment for Apple in the ebook pricing case Friday. It argued that Apple changed its in-app purchase rules to retaliate against Amazon. And it wants to make big changes in the way Apple does business in the iTunes Store.
Following Barnes & Noble’s disappointing earnings report, an investor call Tuesday morning resulted in more questions than answers about the company’s future plans.
Barnes & Noble delivered another bad earnings report on Tuesday. Nook revenues plunged 20.2 percent, and revenue across the business was down 8.5 percent overall. Chairman Leonard Riggio is also abandoning his plan to buy up Barnes & Noble’s retail stores and take them private.
Barnes & Noble dropped the price of the Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight to $99 on Sunday, making it the only front-lit reader on the market under $100.
E Ink Holdings, the leading provider of e-ink screens to companies like Amazon and Barnes & Noble, just had its worst quarter in four years. But the company says it sees growth in the e-reader market outside the United States.
Google has launched a digital textbooks section of the Play store. So far, the section has fewer textbooks available than Amazon or Barnes & Noble, but the selection should increase over time.
U.K. consumers are seeing super-low prices on some new ebooks as part of a Barnes & Noble Nook promotion. So far, though, U.S. customers haven’t seen prices like this.