BEA Promotes Publishing Innovation at Startup Challenge
June 11, 2014

Although much of BookExpo America's discourse seemed colored by the ongoing Amazon-Hachette dispute, there were a number of events that exuded optimism and excitement for the future. Among these was the Startup Challenge, a competition that highlighted the innovation of 18 startups hoping to make their mark on the publishing industry.

B&N Partners with Samsung for Tablets
June 5, 2014 at 1:00 am

Barnes & Noble has reached an agreement with Samsung for the technology giant to develop co-branded tablets that will include Nook software.

What Publishers Can Learn from TV
March 13, 2014

Nate Hoffelder of The Digital Reader published a blog Tuesday hyping a U.K.-based survey that bears good news for ebook lovers. According to UK reading charity Booktrust, ebook adoption is at 29% among respondents. Good news, right? Perhaps, but in light of a more worrisome number, I'm less ecstatic.

B&N Makes Cuts, But is Committed to Nook Products
February 11, 2014

Barnes & Noble acknowledged Monday that it has cut jobs throughout the company, but insisted that a report that said it had laid off its entire Nook hardware staff was “incorrect.”

Nook Heads to Australia
January 17, 2014

The move brings the total number of countries where the Nook and Nook store are available to 32.

New Features for Kindle Paperwhite
November 19, 2013

The new device will include Goodreads integration and access to built-in parental controls through Kindle FreeTime.

The Futurist Panel
November 7, 2013

At our Publishing Business Conference & Expo in September, one very popular session was called "The Futurist Panel." Convened and organized by the visionary Brett Sandusky, it included a number of forward-thinking and innovative publishing folks, encouraged publishers to think more like software designers and less like, well, publishers, and debated the future of publishing as a craft and the core strengths publishers need to develop to compete in the publishing landscape of tomorrow.

What’s New in Digital Readers
November 1, 2013 at 1:00 am

Who knew that the book publishing industry would turn out to be a driver for technological development in the electronics industry?