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A new filing with the SEC shows that Barnes and Noble could discontinue its Nook app for Windows 8.1 in favor of a "Microsoft Consumer Reader" app. A planned Windows Phone Nook app may be dead.
Barnes and Noble has confirmed it has made cuts to its Nook division but added that the group's hardware team has not been eliminated, contrary to previous reports.
Microsoft has posted the changelog for Barnes & Noble's NOOK app to the Windows blog, the popular eBook reader app received a major update alongside the release of Windows 8.1 few weeks ago.
Barnes & Noble has decided to reverse its previous decision to outsource the design of their Nook tablets to a third party and will keep creating these themselves, with a new device due soon.
The US Department of Justice has proposed Apple restore links to third-party e-book stores, such as Amazon and Barnes and Noble, in their iOS apps as part of Apple losing the ebook price fixing trial.
Barnes and Noble has released a major new version of its Nook eReader and store app for Windows 8, with an revamped interface and a number of new and improved features.
Barnes and Noble has announced that going forward it will no longer make its own Nook tablets, choosing instead to enter into agreements with unnamed third party manufacturers to make future tablets.
Last week rumor spread that Microsoft is interested in purchasing Nook Media, but a new report citing a "highly placed source inside Microsoft" claims the original rumor is completely untrue.
A new rumor claims that Microsoft is considering a buyout of most of Nook Media, the subsidiary of Barnes and Noble that includes the Nook tablets and eReader business, for $1 billion.
Barnes and Noble has announced that its Nook HD tablets are on sale for one week, from today until May 12th, with some models getting as much as a $90 price cut.
Barnes and Noble is giving away five free books and five free issues of magazines for the people who download the Nook app made for Windows 8 for a limited time.
Barnes and Noble has announced that people who buy either the $269 or the $299 Nook HD+ tablet from March 24th to March 31st will get the $79 Nook Simple Touch eReader for free.
Microsoft already owns part of Nook Media, which is mostly owned by Barnes and Noble, but one person is speculating that Microsoft could jump in and buy all of Barnes and Noble.
Barnes and Noble has released a new version of its Nook eReader and eBook store app for Windows 8 today that adds support for signing in using a Microsoft account.
Barnes and Noble admitted today that sales of its Nook tablets were below expectations for the nine week holiday period, but stopped short of sharing specific sales numbers.
Barnes and Noble has announced that UK-based learning company Pearson will invest $89.5 million in Nook Media, its subsidiary that also includes Microsoft as an investor.
Amazon has released a new update for their Kindle eReader app for Windows 8 and RT that finally adds an in-app store to purchase eBooks from the retailer, along with other improvements.
Barnes and Noble has now released its promised Nook app for Windows 8, offering users a eReader and online store for books, magazines, newspapers. comic books and more.
Barnes and Noble have once again cut the prices of their older Nook Color and Nook Tablet products as their new Hook HD and Nook HD+ tablets are now officially on sale.
More major Windows 8 apps have been published in the Windows Store this weekend, but one promised app, the Nook eReader and online store, has yet to appear.
Barnes and Noble and Microsoft have announced that their partnership to form a new subsidiary has now been completed with the official launch of NOOK Media LLC
Barnes and Noble has lowered the price of its Nook Simple Touch with Glowlight eReader to $119, matching the price of the upcoming Amazon Kindle Paperwhite eReader.
Barnes and Noble will launch its promised Nook eReader app for Windows 8 sometime in the next couple of weeks, ahead of the launch of the Windows 8 OS on October 26th.
Following Amazon's recent announcement of its Kindle Fire HD tablets, Barnes and Noble has announced two HD tablets of its own, the 7-inch Nook HD and the 9-inch Nook HD+.
A new video service from Barnes and Noble will be launched in the fall, the company announced today. The Nook Video service will feature content from many leading movie and television studios.
Barnes and Noble are rumored to be announcing a new version of its Nook tablet device later this month, and some claim it could have Microsoft's Windows 8 running inside.
A new Microsoft job posting says that the Office team is looking for a program manager with experience in 'digital content ecosystems' to work on a project that will 'redefine reading as we know it.'
Bookseller Barnes and Noble has announced it will begin to sell its Nook eReaders in the UK in mid-October, marking the first time the products will be sold outside North America.
Barnes and Noble has quietly reduced the prices of its 8 GB Nook Color and the 8 and 16 GB Nook tablet devices, with the 16 GB Nook Tablet now selling for just $199.
LendInk, a legal website promoting the sharing of sharing-enabled eBooks, has been shut down by its owner. Various forms of legal intimidation targeted his family and web-host prior.
Although eBooks are convenient, they add another trail of electronic crumbs that give more data to publishers and retailers. Should there be restrictions on this data or is the convenience worth it?
Barnes and Noble said today that Nook device sales were down in the company's fiscal fourth quarter. The plan to separate the Nook business with help from Microsoft is still continuing.
A new report claims that web traffic generated from Barnes and Noble's Nook tablet has now exceed that of its Amazon's Kindle Fire, while the iPad remains on top.
Microsoft and bookseller Barnes and Noble have announced a new partnership that will form a new company, with the working name Newco, that will include the Nook tablet and eReader business.
Barnes and Noble announced that it is now started selling an 8 GB version of its Nook Tablet for the price of $199, matching the price of Amazon's 8 GB Kindle Fire tablet.
Microsoft has got an edge in its court battle with Barnes and Noble as a judge in the case dismissed the bookseller's claim that Microsoft is misusing its patents to fight Google's Android OS.
Barnes and Noble is planned to launch yet another eReader device sometime in the spring of 2012, according to a new profile of the company in the New York Times.
Barnes and Noble's Nook Tablet will be shipping to customers earlier than scheduled. People who pre-ordered the tablet will receive them today and it goes on sale at retail stores Thursday.
Bookseller and Nook Tablet maker Barnes and Noble wants the Department of Justice to look into Microsoft's various patent agreements with a number of Android-based smartphone makers.
As expected, Barnes and Noble announced the Nook Tablet device today which goes on sale next week for $249. The current Nook Color gets a price cut to $199 and a new Nook Simple Touch for $99.
Barnes & Noble is just about ready to give the Amazon Kindle Fire a run for its money with the Nook Tablet. As the world gears up for release, what will B&N present tomorrow to make it a done deal?
Barnes and Noble are looking to be very clever here, as rumor has it the company will attempt to edge out the Kindle Fire with a release of the Nook Color 2 one week before the Fire goes on sale
Barnes and Noble has pulled the print editions of 100 DC Comics graphic novels off its store shelves due to DC's deal to offer those graphic novels digitally for the first time on Amazon's Kindle Fire
Book seller Barnes and Noble is taking it on the chin today in terms of its stock price as Amazon reveals its new Kindle eReaders and the new Kindle Fire tablet.
A new rumor suggests that book seller Barnes and Noble could release a new version of its Android-powered Nook Color eReader device as soon as this month.
Barnes and Noble says that sales of its Nook eReader device, combined with digital content sales and Nook accessories, went up 140 percent in the book seller's last fiscal quarter.
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