May 29, 2015

On Thursday, Google introduced Android Pay, which will power in-app and tap-to-pay purchases on mobile devices. Here are some comments from Pat Dermody, president of Retale, a location-based mobile platform connecting shoppers with their favorite local retailers, on the new feature:

May 28, 2015

Apple Pay will soon have a rival. Google Inc. is launching a successor to Google Wallet called Android Pay, for Android phones running KitKat and above, PC World reported.

March 16, 2015

Barnes & Noble Inc. is launching the #NookReadingStyle sweepstakes, designed to inspire book lovers to share their reading style on their Facebook pages and other social media channels.

March 10, 2015

Cost-cutting and margin improvement in the struggling Nook e-reader segment helped Barnes & Noble Inc. boost consolidated net earnings 14% to $72 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2015, compared to $63 million in the year-ago period.  

March 2, 2015

Samsung Electronics Co. added new fire to the mobile payment market and its competition with Apple, unveiling two new flagship Galaxy smartphones and a mobile payments system in partnership with MasterCard.

February 26, 2015

Barnes & Noble Inc. is separating its college business from its retail and Nook digital businesses.

February 11, 2015

Smartphone use continues to rise, with 71% of all consumers and 85% of Millennials owning a smartphone.

January 8, 2015

Barnes & Noble Inc. saw a sharp decline in holiday sales in its Nook e-reader division, even as its retail segment showed small improvement.

December 23, 2014

Barnes & Noble announced that it has bought back full ownership of its Nook e-reader business, which it plans to split into a separate company.

December 12, 2014

Party Galaxy might be ready to start its holiday celebration a little early. 

December 4, 2014

Consolidated net earnings dropped 8% at Barnes & Noble Inc. in the third quarter of fiscal 2015, to $12.3 million from $13.2 million. 

October 21, 2014

Motorola Solutions Inc. has unveiled the Symbol TC70 touch computer, an enterprise-class mobile computer running the Android KitKat operating system.

August 27, 2014

Nook Media, a subsidiary of Barnes & Noble Inc., together with video game manufacturer Rovio, will make the upcoming “Angry Birds Stella” game available for preview exclusively at Barnes & Noble stores from Aug. 29 to Sept. 3.

August 7, 2014

Barnes & Noble Inc. and Google Inc. are reportedly teaming up on a pilot of same-day delivery of book orders from local Barnes & Noble stores in several U.S. cities.

August 6, 2014

Nook Media LLC, a subsidiary of Barnes & Noble Inc., has launched its new Nook GlowLight e-reader in the U.K.

July 31, 2014

Posiflex has released three new POS terminals with projected capacitive flat, multi-touch, bezel-free touch screens as a standard feature, at no extra cost.

July 24, 2014

Nook Media LLC, a subsidiary of Barnes & Noble Inc., is offering a limited time free ebook and magazine offer through the Nook app for Windows 8.1 in Canada.

June 30, 2014

Betamax. Zune. Google Plus. These are just a few consumer technology applications that hit the market with a lot of hype and all failed to catch on for the same basic reason. It seems clear that the Barnes & Noble Nook e-reader tablet can now be considered part of this list, although Barnes & Noble has not yet accepted it.

June 25, 2014

Barnes & Noble Inc. plans to spin off its Nook e-reader unit as a separately traded public company from its retail operation by the end of the first quarter of fiscal 2016.

June 5, 2014

Barnes & Noble Inc. is teaming up with Samsung Electronics America to develop a new Nook tablet.

March 18, 2014

Barnes & Noble subsidiary Nook Media LLC, is making its Nook Press self-publishing platform available to authors and publishers in the U.K., France, Germany, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands, and Belgium.

February 26, 2014

Barnes & Noble swung from a net loss in the third quarter of fiscal 2013 to a net profit in the third quarter of fiscal 2014, even as revenues dropped.

February 24, 2014

PayPal and Samsung on Monday announced a collaboration that will make Samsung Galaxy S5 users the first to be able to log in and shop at any merchant that accepts PayPal on mobile and in-stores with only their fingerprint.

February 21, 2014

G Asset Management, LLC ("GAM"), a private investment management firm, has made a proposal to acquire 51% of Barnes & Noble Inc., valuing the company at $22 per share, or about $1.3 billion.