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There are at least a couple of interesting considerations related to Friday morning's announcement from Amazon.com of its Kindle Unlimited subscription service.
Barnes & Noble announced that it has amended its agreement with Microsoft signed in 2012, and that its Nook Media group will no longer distribute a Windows app for its Nook e-reader. Microsoft...
Source: ThinkstockIf anyone wants to understand the advantage Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) has over rivals who sell merchandise online, he only has to look at traffic data. Amazon has more than twice the...
Source: courtesy of Apple Inc.In May of 2010 only about 6% of U.S. adults aged 16 or older owned a tablet or e-reader. The iPad from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: APPL) was introduced to the market in March of...
Source: ThinkstockSupposedly 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 was alive, a...
Source: ThinkstockWall Street’s first reaction to the Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) earnings release was that its extraordinary revenue increase of 22% was as astonishingly great as it was...
Source: courtesy Barnes & Noble Inc.Almost exactly a year ago, Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) agreed to pay $300 for a 17.6% stake in a joint venture with Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) that was...
Source: courtesy Barnes & Noble Inc.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...
Source: ThinkstockTablet devices like the iPad from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), the Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 from Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG), the Kindle Fire from Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), and the...
Source: Amazon.com Inc.Now that the dust has settled a bit on today’s announcements of new products by Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), we’ll take a look at the whole stable full of new...
Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced a new Kindle reader called the “Kindle Paperwhite,” which includes a new front-lighting technology (called ‘paperwhite’) that allows the device...
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 yesterday with the SEC. Burkle...
A recent survey by the Consumer Electronics Association indicates the US consumers plan to purchase a lot more smartphones, high-definition TVs (HDTV), cameras, and tablets this year. Some 22% of US...
Owners of bricks-and-mortar bookstores, from Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) to independent shops on many city corners, have hoped that the American love of physical books eventually would stem the move...