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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...

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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...

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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...

2011-01-11 10:13:00

WADSWORTH, Ohio, Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- David C. Pack, president and Pastor General of The Restored Church of God, has written a new, one-of-a-kind book: The Bible's Greatest Prophecies Unlocked! - A Voice Cries Out, now available for Kindle, Nook and other eReaders at Amazon and Barnes & Noble. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110111/DC27866 ) This eye-opening book, filled with facts, evidence, statistics, proof and the plain truth of Scripture, makes the Bible...

2011-01-11 00:00:51

Novels are still hitting #1 and #3 on Best Seller lists after one full month. Mr. Bederman has written a series starting with "ËœThe CEO' and then on to "ËœExecutive Execution' that are timely in this world of cagey business dealings. These are the best of the best, BestSellers. Aurora, CO (PRWEB) January 9, 2011 Steve Bederman,CEO and Author said, "I know from what and where I write. I have had the opportunity to build a few companies, one of which took us from 2...

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2011-01-03 13:33:33

Barnes & Noble Inc reported strong preliminary holiday results at its superstores, with its Nook e-readers proving to be popular. The top U.S. bookseller said that same-store sales rose 9.7 percent before the nine-week period ended on January 1. Barnes & Noble introduced the Nook in 2009 in an attempt to compete with Amazon.com's market-leading Kindle e-reader as it seeks to prove itself viable during a time that bookbuyers' are switching to digital formats. The retailer introduced...

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2010-12-31 07:25:00

Bookseller Barnes & Noble said Thursday that its Nook e-reader is the biggest selling item in the company's history, adding that it sold nearly 1 million e-books on Christmas Day alone. The New York-based company said its NookColor e-reader, which launched 2 months before Christmas, was its biggest selling gift during the holiday season as well. The company also said it now sells more digital books than physical books through its online site. Some of its top-selling e-books include:...


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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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