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Barnes & Noble plots new chapter by splitting Nook, retail store businesses

Barnes & Noble says, once again, that it's time for the company's retail shops and the Nook to split.

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Apple settles e-book antitrust dispute with U.S. states, consumer group

Payments under the settlement agreement will depend on the outcome of Apple's appeal of a New York court's order.

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U.S. ambassador decides to get sworn in on a Kindle

Representative to Switzerland cites passion for technology, not having anything else on hand.

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Samsung and Amazon customize Kindle app, offer free e-books

The smartphone maker is increasingly relying on content to differentiate its products

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Sony turns the page on ebooks in North America

It's not just Vaio that's getting the heave-ho from Sony; the electronics giant is also abandoning its e-reader business in North America, letting Kobo pick up the slack.

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Survey: Amazon sees more spending from Kindle owners

Now we know why Amazon isn't too worried about profiting from Kindle hardware sales. Turns out owners of those devices are spending big bucks with the online retailer.

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Dual-screen YotaPhone blends e-reader with smartphone, now on sale in Europe

The hybrid device can be used as both smartphone and e-reader, thanks to its two screens

Should you get an e-reader this holiday season?

We settle the age-old debate once and for all: Tablet or e-reader?

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Amazon introduces Kindle First to offer books before they're released

Hey, book face! Only $2 for early access to one pre-selected title, free for Prime members.

Barnes & Noble outs a thinner, eye-friendlier Nook GlowLight

Barnes & Noble's revamped Nook GlowLight is an e-reader evolved to stand out in a world gone tablet crazy.

Amazon Matchmaker mashes cheap Audible audiobooks with Kindle ebooks

And even better, Amazon's Whispersync technology picks up where you left off no matter whether you're reading, listening, or mixing the two.

Amazon unveils new Kindle Paperwhite with fall ship dates

Promises "a new display technology" that will offer higher contrast and better reflectivity.

Amazon's Kindle MatchBook turns past print purchases into low-cost ebooks

It's yet another step in Amazon's merging of the physical and digital worlds—and another ploy for platform lock-in.

Barnes & Noble continues slashing prices, reduces backlit Nook e-reader to $100

The awkwardly named Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight now undercuts both Amazon and Kobo's backlit e-readers.