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Barnes & Noble revealed today that its core businesses—from brick-and-mortar stores to its Nook e-reader business—are collapsing.

The company posted quarterly revenues of $1.3... billion, down 8.5% from the same period a year ago. It posted a loss of $87 million, almost twice as much as investors expected.

Its Nook e-reader business, which includes hardware and digital...

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The deals, which run through to Father’s Day on June 16, see the 8GB and 16GB versions of the 7-inch Nook HD available for $129 and $149 respectively, with the 16GB and 32GB Nook HD+ models selling... for $149 and $179.

Buyers can pick-up these discounted tablets at the Barnes & Noble bookstores, on Nook.com and at various other retailers, including Best Buy, Target and Wal-Mart.

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News first broke on a Microsoft-branded Windows 8 tablet late last week, but new information claims that the tablet will be made by Barnes & Noble and will feature Xbox Live streaming capabilities,... hinting that this device will primarily be geared up for entertainment purposes.

Hollywood news source The Wrap said last week that the Windows RT tablet will be made by Microsoft itself, but ...

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B&N says the patent-pending GlowLight in the new Nook Simple Touch allows for a soft, adjustable glow designed to offer just enough light for reading in bed without disturbing a sleeping spouse. 

... class="p1">Actually, the GlowLight does double duty as it’s also designed to let Simple Touch users read in bright sunlight when they’re lounging on the beach or other brightly lit locations. 

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