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2011-04-28 09:39:00

NEW YORK, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Barnes & Noble College, the nation's leading operator of campus bookstores and a wholly owned subsidiary of the world's largest bookseller, Barnes & Noble, Inc., has become the first in its industry to develop and launch a social commerce platform. The campus retailer successfully integrated the social networking features of its more than 500 campus bookstore Facebook pages with its award-winning e-commerce websites, creating seamless social...

2011-04-26 10:30:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines announced today that its free application is now available on Barnes & Noble's NOOK Color Reader's Tablet(TM). The American Airlines app is available through NOOK Apps(TM), a collection of high-quality applications launched this week for the Reader's Tablet - making it the first airline with an app for NOOK Color. The app arrives just in time for the summer travel season, giving NOOK Color customers a variety of useful...

2011-04-25 12:25:00

Barnes & Noble Inc. announced on Monday that it has added an applications store and an email program to its Nook Color e-reader, bringing the $249 device closer to working like a tablet computer in the vein of the iPad. The Nook Color has a color touchscreen, as apposed to the Kindle, which features a gray-scale screen that is not touch sensitive. The Nook Color runs Google Inc.'s Android software, but it does not run standard Android applications.  Barnes & Noble is asking...

2011-03-22 11:30:00

On Monday, Microsoft accused Foxconn, Barnes & Noble and Inventec Corp. of infringing on the software giant's technology patents in devices running on Google-based Android software. Microsoft filed the legal dispute with the U.S. International Trade Commission and a federal court in Washington state. "By bringing this case, we are protecting our investments on behalf of our customers, partners and shareholders - just as other companies do," Microsoft deputy general counsel Horacio...

2011-03-02 12:07:15

Barnes & Noble Inc. settled a lawsuit brought against it by Spring Design, which accused the bookseller of illegally copying a screen design for its popular Nook electronic book reader. Spring is granting Barnes & Noble a non-exclusive license for all of its patents and patent applications under the agreement.  Spring Design said in its complaint that it had shared the dual-display design of its Alex eReader with Barnes & Noble when the companies held talks that year about...

2011-02-15 12:43:00

WADSWORTH, Ohio, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bible's Greatest Prophecies Unlocked! - A Voice Cries Out, the new book by David C. Pack, president and Pastor General of The Restored Church of God, is now available at top online booksellers in hardcover, paperback and eBook format. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110215/DC48814) World trends and conditions are leading to unprecedented events foretold long ago. No one suspects what is coming--or is preparing...

2011-02-14 11:25:00

Barnes & Noble Inc. has invited Web operators that are affiliates of online retailer Amazon to switch to its network. The affiliates found themselves in the middle of a battle between Amazon and several states that argue Amazon has a duty to collect sales tax when those affiliates operate in their state. Barnes & Noble invited affiliates of Amazon to join its group, saying it would take care of collecting and remitting sales taxes due on Barnes & Noble Web sales on their behalf...

2011-02-08 12:26:15

Analysts see a struggle for survival by traditional booksellers thanks to a growing shift to electronic books and Internet sales. Borders Group said in late January it would delay payments to vendors, landlords and others as it seeks to restructure its debt, but many analysts see bankruptcy or a sale looming for the second-largest U.S. bookseller. Barnes & Noble said last year that it was in discussions of a sale or other strategic options. "Disruptive change is coming to the book...

2011-02-08 10:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Contra Alliance Universe debuts to a nationwide audience with the hardcover and e-book release of Book I: Shadows of the Past. The first novel of two trilogies is now available through Barnes & Noble, Amazon, and Apple iBooks. Developed by Tom Kolega, an independent creator and writer, all production elements feature professionals--a testament to new book publishing models. Distributed by America's two largest wholesalers, Ingram Book...

2011-01-27 00:00:43

Steve Bederman's third book, not yet available, is called Business As Usual,is within weeks of completion and Steve Bederman is asking for unique and special reader participation post haste. Aurora, CO (PRWEB) January 26, 2011 This amazing author, published by Solstice Publishing, has created a cast of characters that will remind the reader of many of today's corporate news worthy executives. As one reader said of the first book The CEO, " I screamed in fear and delight as the action...

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Kobo Touch
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Kobo Touch is an eReader device produced by Kobo Inc., from China, revealed on May 23, 2011, and released in the U.S. on June 10, 2011. It is the third generation eReader from Kobo, and contained improvements from the previous versions. The Kobo Touch included 15 free previews of select books instead of 100 public domain books that were included on the previous versions. Other improvements were an E Ink pearl screen, faster CPU, and it was smaller and lighter. The display is a six-inch...

Barnes & Noble Nook
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Nook is a brand of e-reader developed by Barnes & Noble with the original device released in November 2009. It featured both Wi-Fi and AT&T 3G, with a 6 inch display and a smaller touchscreen for data input. Since then there has been multiple versions and upgrades. A Wi-Fi only version released in June 2010 and the Nook color using LCD in November 2010. The second generation Nook was released in June 2011, and in February 2012 an upgrade was released to the Wi-Fi only version....

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