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  • B&N, Samsung unveil reading-focused Nook tablet Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 9:56 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Barnes& Noble and Samsung unveiled a new reading-focused tablet that will replace the bookseller's own Nook tablets. The move had been expected since Barnes& Noble said in June it would team up with Samsung to release co-branded Nook tablets in August.

  • Designer sues Barnes & Noble over backpack profits Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 8:23 AM ET

    NEW YORK— A former New York fashion student is claiming in a federal lawsuit that she designed a backpack for Barnes& Noble and hasn't made any money off the top-selling bag. The Daily News reports that the school had assigned Rubio to enter Barnes& Noble's "Back to Campus" contest.

  • YOUR MONEY-Smart ways to save on college textbooks Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 2:21 PM ET

    Aug 14- With the cost of college textbooks surpassing $1,000 a year for many students, soon-to-be sophomore Matt Schroeder came up with a smart way to trim costs. "My calculus book that usually costs $180, I got for the semester for $10 and a Chick-fil-A biscuit," says Schroeder, 19, who attends Covenant College in Georgia.

  • SEATTLE, Aug 8- A former Microsoft Corp employee was sentenced to two years in prison on Friday for his part in an insider trading scheme that netted him and his partner more than $400,000. District Judge Marsha Pechman said in handing down the sentence in Seattle federal court.

  • Remember these stores? Retailers that went bust Saturday, 2 Aug 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    We've pulled together a list of just some of retailers that have disappeared over the last 25 years. Bring on the nostalgia.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 29- Facebook Inc will shut its 2- year-old Gifts shop on Aug. 12, as the world's largest social network tests other ways to let consumers buy products on its website. Facebook Gifts opened in 2012 as a way for users to buy gifts such as socks and teddy bears.

  • SEATTLE, July 25- An online stock trader who profited from inside information passed to him by a former Microsoft Corp finance employee was sentenced to 1-1/ 2 years in prison in Seattle on Friday.

  • NEW YORK, July 9- Bookstore chain Barnes& Noble Inc has pledged to make its stores friendly to nursing mothers as part of a settlement with New York State after a woman who was breastfeeding was asked to cover herself or leave one of its locations.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St rises slightly despite weak GDP report Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 1:40 PM ET

    *Monsanto rallies after results; General Mills lower. *Medical Action almost doubles, Owens& Minor to buy.

  • June 25- Barnes& Noble Inc said it would spin off its Nook tablets and college books business, letting go of the loss-making Nook e-reader business to focus on its book stores.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St edges higher despite weak GDP report Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 10:27 AM ET

    *Monsanto rallies after results, General Mills lower. NEW YORK, June 25- U.S. stocks edged higher on Wednesday as investors continued to find value in equities over other asset classes despite the latest economic data coming in below expectations.

  • UPDATE 1-Barnes & Noble to spin off Nook tablets Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 9:43 AM ET

    The Nook business has cost the company hundreds of millions of dollars as it tried to keep pace with deep-pocketed rivals such as Amazon.com Inc, Apple Inc and Google Inc.. Barnes& Noble said this month it would develop a tablet with Samsung Electronics Co Ltd after curbing production of Nook tablets last year because of the losses.

  • Energy costs a potential threat to bull market Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 5:16 PM ET
    Erbil Refinery in Iraq, where attacks and unrest have caused a fuel crisis in Iraq.

    The stock market's record-breaking rise could get derailed by oil.

  • Squawking Rick Perry in the hotseat on gay remarks Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 1:49 PM ET
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014 in New Orleans.

    In our Talking Squawk blog, Joe appears on "The Daily Show" in a clip of his Rick Perry interview; Becky loses her breath on TV; and Andrew talks cocktails.

  • US court: Sherlock Holmes belongs to the people Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 4:31 PM ET
    A statue of Sherlock Holmes near the site of the fictional detective's home at 221B Baker Street.

    Fifty Sherlock Holmes works published before 1923 by Arthur Conan Doyle are in the public domain, a U.S. appeals court said.

  • June 16- Fifty Sherlock Holmes works published before 1923 by Arthur Conan Doyle are in the public domain, a U.S. appeals court said on Monday, and others may refer to them freely without paying licensing fees to the Scottish writer's estate.

  • Midday movers: Barnes & Noble, Rite Aid, Twitter & More Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 12:41 PM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of Thursday's midday movers:

  • Barnes & Noble teaming with Samsung to revive Nook Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 10:39 AM ET
    Barnes and Noble to develop a tablet with Samsung.

    Barnes & Noble will develop a tablet with Samsung as it tries to revive its Nook digital business, which has struggled against competitors.

  • June 5- Barnes& Noble Inc will develop a tablet with Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, as it tries to revive its money-losing Nook digital business. The tablets will combine Samsung's hardware with Nook's software and give access to Barnes& Noble's digital collection of more than 3 million books, magazines and newspapers, the companies said in a statement.

  • Barnes & Noble to develop tablets with Samsung Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 8:54 AM ET

    June 5- Barnes& Noble Inc will develop a tablet with Samsung Electronics America, in a bid to revive its money-losing Nook digital business. The tablets will combine Samsung's hardware with Nook's software and give access to Barnes& Noble's digital collection of more than 3 million books, leading magazines and newspapers, the companies said in a joint statement.