Barnes & Noble Deal Signals New Microsoft Savvy

The deal with the maker of the popular Nook ebook reader shows that Microsoft, like Apple, understands that ecosystems are the key to success. Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2012-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]

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Microsoft buying Barnes & Noble's Nook Media? Microsoft insider says no

An anonymous Microsoft source calls talk about Microsoft planning to buy the Nook Media branch of Barnes & Noble 'nothing more than a rumor.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Elliott deal for Barnes & Noble goes through, Daunt heads to New York

Waterstones owner Elliott Advisors has completed its $683m (£537m) acquisition of US book giant Barnes & Noble following approval by the majority of shareholders. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-06 20:14:18 UTC ]
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Trade figures welcome Barnes & Noble deal

Trade figures have largely welcomed the news that Waterstones boss James Daunt will become c.e.o. of both Waterstones and Barnes & Noble, after Elliott Advisors (UK) Limited bought the US chain in a $683m deal. But a warning has been sounded that some consequences of the deal - which marks... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-09 07:57:43 UTC ]
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Daunt to split time between London and New York in Barnes & Noble deal

James Daunt will split his time between London and New York after Waterstones' parent Elliott Advisors (UK) announced that it had agreed to acquire the giant US bookseller Barnes & Noble for $683m. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-08 16:19:54 UTC ]
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What would Microsoft buying Barnes & Noble's Nook business mean?

According to documents found by website TechCrunch, Microsoft is offering $1 billion to buy the digital assets of Nook Media. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft may buy Barnes & Noble's Nook unit for $1 billion

According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture.According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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More Mixed Signals From Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble’s second-quarter financial performance had both good news and bad news. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft's $300M Barnes and Noble investment promises new Windows 8 Nook app

Book retailer Barnes and Noble announced on Thursday that its partnership with Microsoft in a new limited liability company called Nook Media LLC is complete and ready to go ahead of Windows 8's launch. Barnes and Noble first announced it was considering a spin-off of its digital content... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2012-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble and Microsoft: A Win-Win?

The deal between Barnes & Noble and Microsoft gives both companies things they need—B&N receives a much-needed infusion of cash, while Microsoft gets another chance to participate in the consumer digital marketplace. In addition to the $300 million investment Microsoft has made to give... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft Invests $300 Million in Upcoming Barnes & Noble Subsidiary

After announcing plans to possibly spin off its NOOK business in January, Barnes & Noble enters into a partnership with Microsoft. The tech company invested $300 million in the new subsidiary (currently under the working title NewCo), a post-money valuation of $1.7 billion, equating to a... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2012-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft, Barnes & Noble teach Apple and Amazon a lesson about educational ebooks

Nobody partners, or negotiates deals, like Microsoft. That's evident from today's stunning agreement with Barnes & Noble, which is sure to turn the ebook market on its head. The two will jointly invest in Newco, temporary name for ebook venture that incorporates B&N's digital and College... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2012-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble, Microsoft team up on Nook, college businesses

An infusion of money from Microsoft Corp. sent Barnes & Noble Inc.'s stock zooming Monday, as the software giant established a way to get back into the ebooks business. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft And Barnes & Noble Announce Partnership For Ebooks

Microsoft and Barnes & Noble are announcing a new partnership to develop and sell educational ebooks on the Nook e-reader. Microsoft is investing $300 million in the subsidiary, while B&N will own the remaining 82 percent of it. (The new operation is being provisionally called "Newco,"... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2012-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft and Barnes & Noble Create E-Book Partnership

Coming up first: A Metro-style Nook e-reader app for Windows 8 that will be available to U.S. and international users. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2012-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft buys Nook stake; Barnes & Noble shares soar

(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp will invest $300 million in Barnes & Noble Inc's Nook e-reader, gaining a foothold in the fast-growing ebooks market as the bookseller gets more firepower to compete against Amazon.com's Kindle and Apple Inc's iPad. Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2012-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft finds a nook of its own in Barnes & Noble

Microsoft seems to have found an open window back into the ebook business, closing the door on an ongoing patent dispute with its new partner. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N Revises Microsoft Deal; Microsoft Consumer Reader Coming?

Barnes & Noble as disclosed some modifications to its agreement with Microsoft that will give B&N the option to not develop additional Nook Window apps. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Barnes & Noble, Former CEO Abruptly End Litigation

The sudden end to the case comes after Barnes & Noble attorneys in September succeeded in knocking out Demos Parneros's claim of defamation, and just days before a scheduled pretrial conference on the parties' remaining claims. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Barnes & Noble says shopper info may have been taken in hack

Barnes & Noble said the personal information of its shoppers may have been stolen after its computer systems were hacked Continue reading at ABC News

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