John Paczkowski

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Barnes & Noble: We Have a Best-Selling E-Reader Too

If ambiguous, imprecise sales milestones are good enough for Amazon, then they’re good enough for Barnes & Noble too. The company said today that its Nook e-reader is its best-selling product ever. Which is exactly what Amazon said of the Kindle earlier this week–and as far as sales metrics go, equally meaningless. A more interesting data point: Barnes & Noble’s claim that it now sells more digital books than physical ones on BN.com.


Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus