Microsoft and Barnes and Noble have announced that they will be splitting ways after the two companies failed to produce anything tangible from their relationship.
Barnes & Noble plans to spin off its Nook business into a separate company by early next year, but it may be complicated by Microsoft's investment in the company from 2012.
Samsung has added yet another device to its range, joining forces with Barnes & Noble on the co-branded Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK, which is like a standard Galaxy Tab 4 but with some NOOK software on it.
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.
In a last ditch effort to clear out remaining stock of it's 7 and 9-inch Nook HD tablets in the UK, Barnes & Noble have slashed prices for the tablets starting at just £79 while stocks last.
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.
Barnes & Noble has dropped the price of its Nook Simple Touch e-reader with GlowLight to $99, the lowest it's ever been. Since this Nook model is becoming dated, a refresh could be imminent.
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.
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.
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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 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.
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.
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.
Barnes & Noble CEO William Lynch has hinted that future versions of the Nook tablet could link with Microsoft Office but stopped short when asked about a Windows 8-powered Nook.
A new regulatory filing from Barnes & Noble has revealed more details about the bookseller's new partnership with Microsoft, including another hint of a possible Windows 8-based Nook tablet.
Microsoft hasn't said much on the issue, but will future Nook devices be powered by Windows following the company's strategic partnership announcement with Barnes and Noble's Nook spinoff company?
Microsoft and Barnes & Noble executives would not comment on plans for releasing a future Windows 8-based Nook tablet, saying only that future collaborations are possible.
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 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.