Feb 10 2014

Business Insider reports that Barnes and Noble has laid off its Nook hardware engineering team in a drastic effort to return the product and the company to some semblance of a competitive position in the ereader/tablet market. B&N confirmed layoffs but declined to comment on their nature.

May 20 2013

A leaked memo suggests that Nook Simple Touch e-readers will be getting a software update next week that equips them with a web browser and email client.