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Barnes & Noble to Discontinue Windows App for Nook; Then What?

In a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), bookseller Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) said it has amended its agreement with Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) signed ...
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Elmore Leonard: Dying Improves Book Sales

Supposedly the works of many great painters do not reach their peak value until the artists are dead. In the case of Elmore Leonard, who sold millions of books when he ...
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Barnes & Noble Releases App for Nook Tablet It No Longer Plans to Build

In what has to be one of the stranger product announcements of recent times, Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) said on Monday morning that it is releasing a suite ...
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Microsoft Nook Stock Rumors Already Fading, aQuantive Legacy Carries On

Is Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) reconsidering how much it really wants to spend on yet another digital media effort? Shares of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) are getting clipped ...
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Barnes & Noble Holiday Sales Weak

Bookstore chain Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) reported this morning that nine-week same-store sales fell 8.2% compared with the same period in 2011.  B&N reported sales for the ...
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New Partner for Barnes & Noble in Nook Business

U.K.-based media giant Pearson PLC (NYSE: PSO) has made a “strategic investment” of $89.5 million in cash in Nook Media LLC, a joint venture between Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: ...
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Barnes & Noble Results Mixed

Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) reported fiscal second-quarter 2013 results before markets opened this morning. The bookstore chain reported a diluted earnings per share (EPS) loss of $0.04 on ...
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Orders for B&N’s New Nook Readers at Record High (BKS, AAPL, AMZN, GOOG, WMT, TGT)

Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) CEO William Lynch said today that orders for the company’s just introduced Nook HD and Nook HD+ devices are coming in at “the highest ...
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Microsoft, Barnes & Noble Complete Partnership Deal

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) and Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) announced a joint venture in April that would build on the two partners’ innovations in e-readers. Today the deal ...
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Tablet PCs, Car Sales and TV Channels

If Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) is fortunate, its new Nexus 7 tablet will be like a Chrysler automobile. The device is up against Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL), with its General Motors (NYSE: ...
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Microsoft, B&N to Unveil Tablet? (MSFT, BKS, AAPL, AMZN, GOOG)

At a hastily arranged event scheduled for today at 3:30 p.m. Pacific Time, Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) is expected to announce a new tablet device to be built by its ...
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Barnes & Noble: The Next Bridge to Nowhere (BKS, MSFT, AAPL, AMZN, GOOG)

Ron Burkle and his Yucaipa funds have distributed nearly 12 million shares of Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) to shareholders of two of the funds, according to a filing ...
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iPad Market Share Up, Tablet Shipments Down (AAPL, GOOG, AMZN, BKS, MSFT)

International Data Corp. (IDC) this morning released data on first quarter 2012 shipments of media tablets. These include the iPad from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and tablets that use the ...
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Target Dumps Kindle Devices (TGT, AMZN, AAPL, BKS, MSFT, GOOG)

Retailing giant Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) will discontinue selling the Kindle family of tablets and e-readers by this summer. The Kindle devices are made by Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), and ...
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Nook, Windows 8 Pairing Doubles B&N Stock Price

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) and Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) announced this morning that the two companies were forming a “strategic partnership,” called ‘Newco’ for purposes of the announcement, ...
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