Tag: barnes & noble

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Barnes & Noble launches new Nook tablet to compete with Kindle Fire (The Next Web) 2. Internet in Iran disrupted again one week after email and social networks were blocked (Reuters) 3. Hyperlocal news site in Chicago suspends publication (10,000 [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Report: Facebook’s IPO to start at $5 billion (paidContent) 2. Barnes & Noble faces setback in Microsoft antitrust complaint (ars technica) 3. Hulu: We pay our content partners more than Netflix (AdAge Digital) 4. Yahoo! News hires its first White [...] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self publishing 1. Amazon: Time to start programming your e-books (CNET News) 2. Soon, e-books to let you flip pages like print magazines (Deccan Herald) 3. UK’s first literary prize exclusively for e-books and digital publishing (Book Trade) 4. Amazon scoots past Apple’s rules with HTML5 iPad Kindle store (paidContent) [...] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self publishing 1. Barnes & Noble eyes Nook spin-off amid sales shortfall (ZDNet) 2. Which e-books are most borrowed from libraries, and why? (paidContent) 3. New Yorker gets Nooked (MinOnline) 4. USA Today becomes latest publisher to embrace Kindle Fire with custom app (paidContent) Sign up for our weekly [...] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

he best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Nathan Gibbs 1. Rick Santorum’s search engine problem hits the big time (paidContent) 2. Vinton G. Cerf: Internet access is not a human right (New York Times) 3. Where did nine million cable subscribers go? (AllThingsD) 4. Sweden recognizes new file-sharing religion Kopimism (BBC News) 5. Barnes & Noble eyes Nook [...] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

Buying that new iPad, Kindle or Nook for Christmas is just the first step to becoming a digital magazine reader. While shopping for books and movies is a fairly straightforward process, getting your favorite magazines onto your new e-reading device can be trickier. The ways you can buy a magazine are rapidly multiplying, making it [...] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. Barnes & Noble invests in e-books, losses narrow (Crain’s New York Business) 2. New publisher of technical books embraces e-books and authors, not DRM (VentureBeat) 3. Self-publishing books not without pitfalls (ABC 7 News) 4. Air travelers still must turn off devices, but it’s [...] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology 1. Cable companies consider Web usage fees to compete with Netflix, Hulu (Bloomberg) 2. Phone ‘rootkit’ maker Carrier IQ may have violated wiretap law in millions of cases (Forbes) 3. SOPA will be changed to meet some objections, says movie industry supporter (Media Decoder) 4. The sketchbook of Susan [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Henry Blodget Welcome to the 27th episode of “The Mediatwits,” the weekly audio podcast from MediaShift. The co-hosts are MediaShift’s Mark Glaser and entrepreneur Rafat Ali. This week we look deeper at the Groupon IPO, which briefly valued the daily deals startup at nearly $20 billion. Our special guests are Business Insider CEO Henry Blodget, [...] more »