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Barnes & Noble's flawed approach to the Nook

Poor sales of the Nook tablet during the last quarter is allegedly causing executives at Barnes & Noble to rethink the company's strategy with regards to digital media. But does the company have what it takes to make the switch into licensing?

February 25, 2013

Google launches searching by ink ahead of Windows 8

The Handwrite setting on iOS and Android devices allows input for Google search terms by writing anywhere on the phone/tablet screen. Google has entered the input by handwriting arena, albeit in a limited fashion, ahead of the release of Windows 8 with its similar function.

July 27, 2012 by

Post 'social' improved speed to information and context

Facebook IPO hype and dramas obscured Google's launch of their Knowledge graph contextual extensions to search, which may prove to be the foundation for future digital networking and a solution to information context and filtering

May 24, 2012

Microsoft scraps Nook suit, enters e-reader business

Microsoft is to dive into the thriving e-reader market, after it stopped suing Barnes & Noble and went into partnership with the bookseller instead.Microsoft had been in litigation over Barnes & Noble's alleged infringement of Microsoft patents in its Android-based Nook tablet, but on Monday the companies announced the end of the legal battle and the start of a strategic partnership around digital content.

April 30, 2012 by

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