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Former Book Nook starts new chapter

The Lisle Sun – 1970-01-01

When Kitty Murphy purchased The Book Nook in April 2007, she knew the magazine and newspaper shop needed a major makeover. With some help from the village of Lisle, Murphy's vision for the shop, at 4738 Main St. in Lisle, is becoming a reality. Last...
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Oceanhouse Media talks Dr. Seuss, book-apps and mobile edutainment

Guardian – 2012-02-14

But president Michel Kripalani is keen to avoid 'predatory' in-app purchase modelsThere are tens of thousands of smartphone and tablet apps for kids available on the various app stores, but how many are making much money for their creators? The jury...
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B&N profit sinks, launches new Nook

The Bookseller – 2012-02-21

Profit at US bookseller Barnes & Noble sank 12% in the third quarter, despite both physical...
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Barnes & Noble Announces $199 Nook

AllThingsD – 2012-02-21

Barnes & Noble is fighting fire with fire. The book retailer Tuesday morning debuted a new version of its Nook tablet that matches Amazon's Kindle Fire in price and memory. The new device is identical in form to its predecessor, except with 8...
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Barnes & Noble will offer new Nook tablet for same price as cheapest Kindle Fire

San Jose Mercury News – 2012-02-22

Barnes & Noble said Tuesday that it is introducing a Nook Tablet device with 8 gigabytes of memory for $199. Its current 16GB device sells for $249. Barnes & Noble's biggest e-book reader competitor, Amazon.com's Kindle Fire, is also 8GB and...
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Barnes & Noble sales rise, launches cheaper Nook

Reuters – 2012-02-21

(Reuters) - Barnes & Noble Inc posted strong sales in both its Nook and printed books businesses over the holiday quarter, holding its own in its bruising fight with Amazon.com Inc's Kindle in the digital books market.
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B&N Targets Kindle Fire With New Nook

Folio Magazine – 2012-02-22

Tablet wars continue as pricing falls even further.
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B&N unveils cheaper Nook Tablet

Crains New York – 2012-02-21

Barnes & Noble Inc. said Tuesday that its fiscal third-quarter net income fell 14%, as rising costs offset higher sales. The company also said it will introduce a cheaper Nook Tablet.In its latest salvo in the tablet competition Amazon.com, Barnes &...
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Twitter's Android and iOS app get updates; out on Kindle Fire now, Nook soon

Engadget – 2012-02-22

The official Twitter app has just received an update on iOS and Android, bringing new features to both platforms, plus an "optimized" Ice Cream Sandwich experience as seen above. The app is also currently available on Amazon's Appstore for the...
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Barnes & Noble offers to repartition Nook Tablet storage, concedes you may need more than 1GB

Engadget – 2012-02-22

Are you one of the many infuriated with Barnes & Noble over how it partitioned the storage on the Nook Tablet -- leaving you just 1GB for you own files? Well, it looks like the company has learned from its mistakes. While only about 5GB is free...
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Report: Snooki pregnant, brokers magazine deal

Baltimore Sun – 2012-03-01

Like an STD that just won't respond to antibiotics, this rumor isn't going away: "Jersey Shore" star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi is pregnant, according to a new report.
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Dark Horse Comics graphic novels coming to Nook Tablet and Nook Color

Engadget – 2012-03-05

Dark Horse Comics has penciled a contract with Barnes & Noble (it'll be sent off to be inked and colored next week*) to get the former's content onto the latter's Tablet and Color e-readers. Available in the Nook Comic store, you'll be able to...
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London Nook event suggests "UK entry"

The Bookseller – 2012-03-06

US retailer Barnes & Noble is to sponsor an event for developers in London later this month,...
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Read Fast Company Magazine On Your iPad

Fast Company – 2012-03-07

Fast Company is now available to read on your iPad.Starting with the March 2012 issue, Fast Company is offering a digital version of each month's print issue on the iTunes App Store and Newsstand. This is first and foremost a way to read the...
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Apple, Amazon rivalry could grow

Crains New York – 2012-03-04

With iPad 3 rumored to be on the way—possibly boasting a sharper screen and talking personal assistant Siri—Apple CEO Tim Cook may drop the price of the iPad 2 so he can go after the cheaper tablet market now dominated by Amazon's Kindle...
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Scholastic enters the e-book fray with Storia and 1,000 children's stories

Engadget – 2012-03-07

Between Google Books, iBooks, Nook, Kindle, Kobo, Sony... you'd figure the e-book field was crowded enough, right? Well, if you're specifically in the market for children's stories, things might look a little less packed. We guess that's why...
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B&N appoints former Cablevision exec as CFO

Crains New York – 2012-03-12

(Bloomberg) - Barnes & Noble Inc. named former cable television executive Michael Huseby chief financial officer as the largest U.S. bookstore chain shifts toward becoming more of a technology company. Mr. Huseby, formerly chief financial officer at...
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PSA: Nook Tablet can be repartitioned in-store, Android app adds comic support

Engadget – 2012-03-14

Did you take umbrage with Barnes & Noble's efforts to hoard all your Nook Tablet storage for its own content? Well, the book seller has made good on its promise to reassign a portion of your 16GB hard drive, opening up 8GB for personal content...
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How would you change the Nook Tablet?

Engadget – 2012-03-19

It's hard not to make a series of reductive comparisons between the Nook Tablet and the Kindle Fire. After all, it's the conflict between Barnes & Noble and Amazon that frames these two 7-inch tablet / e-reader hybrids. This one is $50 more...
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New iPad's Perk for Publishers

AdWeek – 2012-03-20

The new high-res iPad would, like so many things from Apple, seem a mixed bag for publishers. Its richer visuals raise concerns that consumers already frustrated by long download times for digital editions of magazines will have to suffer still...
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