4 hrs ago
This Mayfair Arrest Is In the Bag, Out of the Bag
What started as nothing more than an unattended bag left on a couch in Mayfair Mall turned into quite an investigative coup for the Wauwatosa police, leading them to believe they had a basis for four serious criminal charges.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Washington Post
Beat-up cellphones with cracked screens are point of pride for some young people
Sure, the screen's razory shards make reading a text and posting Instagram photos super blurry, not to mention slightly painful.
Globe and Mail
What's Barnes & Noble's founder up to?
ROB Insight is The Globe and Mail's exclusive feature led by a team of award-winning editors and writers who provide you with in-depth analysis on breaking business news and the issues that matter most.
The Beaumont Enterprise
Poetry finally joining e-book revolution
This March 26, 1953 file photo shows poet and author Langston Hughes speaking before the House Un-American Activities Committee in Washington, D.C. Hughes, Adrienne Rich, Allen Ginsberg, and Wallace Stevens are among the poets whose work recently became available in electronic format.
South China Morning Post
Christie's art sale nets record US$495m in New York
New York's spring auctions ended on a record high as Christie's contemporary art sale netted US$495 million - the highest total in the history of art auctions.
Thu May 16, 2013
London Evening Standard and NOOK Announce Unique One-Day Read-a-Thon...
A Announce Unique One-Day Read-a-Thon in Trafalgar Square This Summer - Kicked off by Boris Johnson Reading to Primary School Pupils The London Evening Standard and NOOK Build on Literacy Initiative to Make Reading More Accessible for Children across the UK )--The London Evening Standard and NOOK will host a free literary Get Reading festival for ... (more)
First-Ever Crowd-Sourced Interactive Digital Magazine the Connective: Mass Transmit Available Today
May 15, 2013 - WIRED Publishing and Cisco today released a new digital experience to connect individuals to the "Internet of Everything." Readers can download The Connective: Mass Transmit, as a complimentary special issue presented by WIRED and brought to you by Cisco at wired.com/theconnective, as well as on the Kindle Fire, Android tablets, and ... (more)
Wed May 15, 2013
Google Play Books update adds ability to upload your e-book collection
During the Google I/O keynote several of the presenters mentioned that there wasn't enough time to go through every detail of every update, though devs would get full explanations in the various sessions throughout the conference.
Q&A: Q&A: Bourdain and Vaughn Talk Books and Barbecue
Last night, Parts Unknown host Anthony Bourdain joined Texas Monthly's barbecue editor Daniel Vaughn in a talk at a Barnes & Noble in New York City.
The Washington Post
In court filing, Justice Dept. accuses Apple of e-book price fixing
The Justice Department accused Apple executives, including its late chief executive Steve Jobs, of leading a conspiracy that raised e-book prices in an attempt to hurt Amazon and other competitors, according to documents filed in federal court Tuesday.
Tue May 14, 2013
Starz Play Extends Streaming Support To Kindles
Now we can add the Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD to the devices that can receive Starz Play , Encore Play, and Movieplex Play programming from participating distributors.
Monster Offers GPS Driven Daily Deals and Deal Buzzera Apps Beat...
Daily Deals from more than 100 Companies now available from a single APP: with Monster Offers' App on Barnes & Noble Nook and Nook HD SAN CLEMENTE, Calif.
Barnes & Noble, Inc.'s (BKS) New High Lures Bullish Bettors
Barnes & Noble, Inc. may have tagged a new annual high of $23.71 around noon on Monday, but the stock ended up finishing 9.5% lower by the closing bell.
The Village Voice
A Barbecue Run Through Three Boroughs With Texas Monthly's Daniel Vaughn
It's not uncommon in barbecue states to do an extreme barbecue run that includes three or four pits in an extended afternoon of gorging, driving, sightseeing, and breaks along the way for bursts of healthful exercise.
Josh Brolin, David Chang, & Bob Powers Get Booked
Here are some literary events to pencil in your calendar. To get your event posted on our calendar, visit our Facebook Your Literary Event page.
Dan Brown: Inferno is is not an activist book, I don't have a solution to overpopulation
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Nook HD & HD+ get big upgrade
The Nook HD from Barnes & Noble gets a big upgrade. I'm Fred Fishkin with technology BootCamp, a report on gadgets and gear.
Mon May 13, 2013
The Motley Fool
Microsoft's Response to Apple Is the Nook
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The Deal : AsiaInfo-Linkage and CITIC Capital Partners announced today a merger agreement under which AsiaInfo-Linkage will be acquired by a private investor consortium led by CITIC Capital Partners.
Barnes & Noble Down 12% After 30% Rise
Shares of Barnes & Noble fell 12% this afternoon, falling after gaining 31% on Thursday and Friday in the wake of a story on TechCrunch that Microsoft was readying to buy the bookseller's Nook business.