DOJ Wants to Force Apple to Let You Buy E-Books Directly from Amazon

After a U.S. District Court judged found Apple guilty of colluding with book publishers to fix the prices of e-books last month, it was unclear what the actual consequences would be for the iPad-maker. Well with little pomp or circumstance, the Department of Justice has just cleared that up, and it's not good for… » 8/02/13 11:52am 8/02/13 11:52am

Report: Microsoft Wants to Buy Nook for $1 Billion

TechCrunch is reporting that Microsoft, which has already made an interesting $300 million investment in Nook, wants to double down and buy the whole darn thing. Specifically, Microsoft wants to pay $1 billion to acquire the digital assets of Nook Media LLC—that would be the separate Nook company that spun off from… » 5/08/13 11:19pm 5/08/13 11:19pm

If You've Shopped at Barnes and Noble Recently, Your Credit Card Info…

Barnes and Noble just posted a notice informing customers that PIN pads in 63 stores across the country have been tampered with. The compromised PIN pads could have recorded your PIN number. Not good. If you've shopped at a brick and mortar Barnes and Noble over the last couple of months, keep a closer watch on your… » 10/24/12 10:25am 10/24/12 10:25am

Nook HD Hands On: Is Having the Best Display Enough?

Here's Barnes and Noble's rebuttal to the Kindle Fire HD: The 7-inch Nook HD and the 9-inch Nook HD+. This is B&N's frontline offensive against Amazon, as well as the rush of smaller tablets muscling in on the turf it tried to stake out. Does it have a chance? After spending a little time with it, well, maybe. » 9/26/12 1:00am 9/26/12 1:00am

Barnes and Noble Will Not Be Part of Today's Microsoft Announcement

Yesterday rumors emerged that Microsoft's anticipated tablet would be one developed in conjunction with Barnes and Noble. However Dow Jones reported that Barnes and Noble will not be part of today's event and then the Bookseller confirmed the news to Business Insider. Any new Microsoft product announced today will be… » 6/18/12 10:37am 6/18/12 10:37am