If you’re having a difficult time falling asleep after reading a few chapters of the latest can’t-put-it-down book, the bright light emitted from your eReader may to blame. The Wall Street Journal reports that a study [PDF] from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston – published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences – added … [More]
Aren’t there enough calibers in the world? Is there really a need for any new entries into the endless list of different kinds of ammunition that have been created? This argument makes a lot of sense; with virtually every nook and cranny...Show More Summary
Protecting your WordPress website from hackers in 2015 will be a bit more complicated than adding a secure password to your login screen. We’ve seen it all. Hackers, like tiny mice that search for small nooks and crannies in your website’s framework, use every trick in the book to bypass your protection parameters. Show More Summary
Flipping through one of my old decor books the other day, I noticed a room that gave me pause. At first glance, you'll notice that this is a delightful little reading nook, but if you look a little closer, it becomes clear that it's in an odd spot: the kitchen. READ MORE »
Every nook of our lives is filled with advertising these days. It’s so pervasive that we have come to accept it as a fact of life, and it cannot help but have an effect on our minds. The post Breaking Free From Advertising appeared first on The Good Men Project.
In this live webinar, "Do Your E-Book Right (and Start Making Money)," you'll learn about the most popular services and retailers available to distribute your e-book-including outlets such as Kindle, Nook, the iBookstore, and Smashwords. This webinar is taught by eMedia guru (and former WD Publisher) Jane Friedman.
Was the Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) bet on Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)’s Nook just a costly hedge for the Surface tablet? That’s the possibility brought up by Cory Johnson in a report on Bloomberg West. The comment about the Surface and the Nook tablets came up in the wake of a costly breakup between Microsoft […]
www.amazon.com There were plenty of winners and losers this week, with a leading automaker failing to keep up with its peers and the top dog in online retail breaking into an unusual product line. Here's a rundown of the week's smartest moves and biggest blunders. Amazon.com (AMZN) -- Winner It seems as if there's nothing that Amazon.com won't try. Show More Summary
A two-year partnership in the bookseller's troubled e-reader has ended, as Barnes & Noble buys out Microsoft's share. Also: Upset brews in India over the president's exclusive deal with Amazon.
Uber closes a $1.2 billion round of financing. | The owners of the 76ers are taking a page out of the private equity playbook. | Only 11 bidders took part in the second Bitcoin auction. | Microsoft and Barnes & Noble end their Nook partnership.
The news came as the largest US traditional bookseller reported second-quarter net income that missed expectations. ||| New York - Bookseller Barnes & Noble said on Thursday it is ending its commercial agreement with Microsoft for its...Show More Summary
Microsoft is getting a divorce from Barnes & Noble: On Thursday, the two companies parted ways, with Barnes & Noble buying out Microsoft for about $125 million. In other words, in just over two years, the value of the Nook business has...Show More Summary
A deal from nowhere, which went nowhere, Microsoft’s partnership with Barnes & Noble’s Nook came to an ignominious conclusion today with the bookseller kicking the software firm a chunk of cash and shares. The official verbiage indicates that Microsoft will sell “all of its $300 million convertible Series A preferred limited liability company interest” in exchange… Read More
Barnes & Noble released its earnings report for its fiscal 2015 second quarter today, and things don’t sound great for the company’s Nook business. The Nook division reported $64 million in revenue for the quarter, which marks a 41.3 percent decrease from the comparable quarter last year. Show More Summary
Microsoft investment put an end to a patent lawsuit, but not much else.
Barnes & Noble and Microsoft are "consciously uncoupling” to the tune of about $125 million in cash and stock.
Did Microsoft get buyer's remorse?
For a long while, it looked as if Microsoft and Barnes & Noble would become more than just firm friends. The pair had been entangled in a similar partnership that the software giant had with Nokia, throwing $300 million to support the ailing booksell...
Also, company and Microsoft terminate deal in which the software giant pledged to invest as much as $605M in Nook business
Two years after Microsoft invested $300 million in the e-reading business, the value of the Nook has declined by more than half.