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Can’t Go To Sleep At Night? It Might Be Your iPad, Kindle Or Nook’s Fault

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]

Three Obsolete Calibers That Should Be Brought Back From The Dead

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

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

Delightful Design Details: Sitting Nooks in Small Kitchens

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 »

Breaking Free From Advertising

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.

Do Your E-Book Right (and Start Making Money NOW): Dec. 11 Webinar with E-Media Guru Jane Friedman

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 Microsoft (MSFT) Hedging Surface With Barnes & Noble (BKS)’s Nook?

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 […]

Winners, Losers: Amazon Adds Wipes, Microsoft Drops Nook 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. (AMZN) -- Winner It seems as if there's nothing that won't try. Show More Summary

Book News: Barnes & Noble, Microsoft Part Ways Over The Nook

6 months agoNews : The Two-Way

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.

Morning Agenda: Uber Garners $40 Billion Valuation

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.

Barnes & Noble, Microsoft end Nook deal

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

Unlike Diamonds, E-Books Are Not Forever

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

Here’s How Much Money Microsoft Lost Per Day On The Nook Deal

6 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : CrunchGear

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

Nook Takes a Hit: Microsoft Pulls Investment & Division Sees 41.3% Drop in Revenues

6 months agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

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

Barnes & Noble, Microsoft end Nook partnership

Barnes & Noble and Microsoft are "consciously uncoupling” to the tune of about $125 million in cash and stock.

Barnes & Noble ends its Nook partnership with Microsoft

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...

Barnes & Noble shares tumble as it preps for Nook spin-off

Also, company and Microsoft terminate deal in which the software giant pledged to invest as much as $605M in Nook business

The Rise and Fall of the Nook

Two years after Microsoft invested $300 million in the e-reading business, the value of the Nook has declined by more than half.

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