Barnes and Noble To Stop Making Nook Tablets

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Barnes & Noble, makers of the Nook family of Android tablets, has announced that it will discontinue production of its own devices this year. The announcement, which came as part of the company’s quarterly earnings report seems to indicate that it’ll be exiting the tablet market sooner than planned because of the losses the division […]

Microsoft May Buy Barnes & Noble E-Book Business

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Microsoft is now exploring a complete buy out of Nook Media, the e-book business created by Barnes & Noble to compete with Amazon Kindle. According to documents obtained by TechCrunch, after paying $1 billion to buy the company’s digital media operations, Microsoft would have its own in-house seller of digital textbooks, e-books, and e-book readers. […]