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  • Opening the Blinds At Digital Book World

    The recent conference highlighted the importance of looking outside your silo.

  • B&N Readies $49.99 Nook Tablet

    As it tries to improve sales of digital content, Barnes & Noble has introduced its cheapest Nook yet, the Nook Tablet 7”, priced at $49.99.

  • Amazon Introduces Kindle Oasis Premium E-reader

    The Kindle Oasis is the eighth edition of Amazon's Kindle e-reading devices and is designed to be lighter, thinner and offers a new dual battery system.

  • Digital Evolution in the Spanish-Language Publishing Market

    Spanish is the third-most-widely-spoken language in the world, after English and Chinese, and the revenue potential of 550 million Spanish speakers worldwide is not being overlooked by the publishing sector.

  • Report Details New Digital Publishing Business Models

    Just before the London Book Fair, Spain-based released an English-language version of its latest report, “New Business Models in the Digital Age.”

  • Kobo Glo HD Upgrade Adds High-Res Screen

    Kobo upgrades its self-lit e-reader with a new screen and concierge support after taking on customers from failing e-book retailers Sony and BlinkBox.

  • Kids' Tablet, Fable, to Launch in March

    In March, Isabella Products in Concord, Mass., will introduce the Fable, the first “child-friendly, juice-proof” tablet aimed at ages three through 10.

  • Taking Stock of the Big Screen Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook

    Samsung and Barnes & Noble unveiled a new 10.1-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK yesterday. Early word from the tech press on the $300 tablet was mixed.

  • 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?

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