Tech news from the web:
Barnes & Noble is to introduce the Nook Tablet, a lighter, faster, 7-inch color touchscreen e-reader, Engadget reports. The Nook Tablet is set to be released on November 16th for $249.
According to a study by Ernst & Young LLP, US venture capital investment in clean technology rose 73 percent from last year in the third quarter, Bloomberg reports. Read more
Tony Fadell, creator of the original iPod, says he still has every version of the device. He uses them in different places, from the car to the home, and believes that a hardware device devoted purely to music will be around for years.
But Mr Fadell’s latest obsession is a simple thermostat called Nest, which goes on sale this month for $250, only in the US for now. Read more