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  • Publishers React to Amazon's Pop-Up Stores

    Recent news that Amazon is getting into bricks and mortar retail, with plans for two California pop-up stores, has gotten people in publishing talking.

  • 3M Library, B&N Offer Nook Lending Program

    3M Library Systems is partnering with Barnes & Noble to allow library systems to purchase the Nook GlowLight e-readers directly from the retailer to lend to their patrons.

  • Amazon Rolls Out New and Upgraded Tablets, E-readers

    Amazon is rolling out an upgraded suite of tablets that includes an enhanced 8.9-inch Kindle HDX ($379), a new tablet designed for children ($149), and a new Kindle HD tablet ($100).

  • Kobo Debuts Waterproof E-reader

    Kobo has added to its family of E-ink digital readers with the launch of the waterproof Kobo Aura H2O.

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook Review

    The Galaxy Tab 4 Nook is a full-functioning Android tablet with a handful of extra Nook software to enhance the book reading (and, even more so, book buying) experience.

  • B&N, Samsung Unveil Galaxy Tab 4 Nook

    Barnes & Noble unveiled the Galaxy Tab 4 Nook, a 7-inch tablet cobranded with hardware manufacturer Samsung Electronics, at a press conference at the B&N Union Square store in Manhattan.

  • B&N Partners with Samsung for Tablets

    Barnes & Noble has reached an agreement with Samsung for the technology giant to develop co-branded tablets that will include Nook software.

  • B&N Makes Cuts, But is Committed to Nook Products

    Barnes & Noble acknowledged Monday that it has cut jobs throughout the company, but insisted that a report that said it had laid off its entire Nook hardware staff was “incorrect.”

  • Scribd Offers Kindle Fire App, iOS, Android Updates

    The recently launched Scribd subscription e-book service is adding an app for the Kindle Fire tablet as well as providing updates to its iOS and Android apps.

  • Nook Heads to Australia

    The move brings the total number of countries where the Nook and Nook store are available to 32.

  • New Features for Kindle Paperwhite

    The new device will include Goodreads integration and access to built-in parental controls through Kindle FreeTime.

  • What’s New in Digital Readers

    Who knew that the book publishing industry would turn out to be a driver for technological development in the electronics industry?

  • B&N Releases Upgraded Nook GlowLight E-reader

    Barnes & Noble's Nook Media division is releasing a new Nook GlowLight with new lighting technology, increased storage, a higher res screen and “enhanced” discovery and recommendation features.

  • Apple Releases Upgraded iPad, iPad Mini

    Apple unveiled new and upgraded versions of the full sized 9.7-inch iPad (now called iPad Air), and the 7.9-inch iPad Mini. Both devices have new price points--the new iPad Air will sell for $500, while the iPad Mini will sell $400--and will ship in November.

  • Scribd Launches E-book Subscription Service

    Scribd, a digital distribution, document storage and book discovery platform, is launchng a subscription e-book service that will give users access to an unlimited number of books for $8.99 a month.

  • Amazon Releases Upgraded Suite of Kindle Fire Tablets

    Amazon announced an upgraded suite of tablet devices that will include the new Kindle Fire HDX, an upgraded version of the Kindle HD tablet that offers an even higher resolution screen in two sizes (7-inch for $229 16GB; 8.9-inch for $379 16GB) and a new version of the 7-inch Kindle HD for $139 (8GB).

  • Kobo Teams with National Book Store in Phillipines

    E-book retailer Kobo is teaming with the National Book Store, a 150 store chain in the Philippines, to introduce its suite of digital reading devices and its e-book retailing and self-publishing platforms.

  • Amazon Debuts New Kindle Paperwhite with Goodreads Upgrade

    Amazon announced plans to release an upgraded Kindle Paperwhite digital e-reader featuring the first integration of Goodreads, the popular book recommendation site Amazon acquired, into the Amazon digital reading platform.

  • Kobo Unveils New Devices, Kids’ Store and More

    In an elaborate presentation, e-book retailer Kobo unveiled a suite of upgraded tablets and e-readers and debuted new book recommendation features and plans for a Kobo Kids bookstore coming in the fall.

  • B&N Deals Put Nook Apps on E Fun, Fuhu Tablets

    B&N’s Nook Media subsidiary announced new deals with device manufacturers E Fun and Fuhu to preload its Nook For Android app and Nook App for Kids on their respective lines of tablet devices.

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