John Paczkowski

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Barnes & Noble: $25 Off the Nook Color if You Leave Our Stock Price Alone!

The looming November launch of Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablet means bad tidings for Barnes & Noble this holiday season. That seems to be the market’s sentiment, anyway.

Fearing competitive pressure on Barnes & Noble’s Nook Color tablet, investors brutalized the bookseller’s shares in midafternoon trading. BKS tumbled more than 8 percent to $11.45 before recovering slightly. As I write this, it’s trading at $12.30, down more than 6 percent.

And Barnes & Noble is clearly feeling the fear. Almost immediately following Amazon’s announcement, the company broadcast an e-mail promotion to its customers offering $25 off the Nook Color along with free shipping.

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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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik