Why Microsoft Nabbed the Nook

Microsoft's $300 million investment in Barnes & Noble's Nook e-reader and digital book subsidiary makes perfect sense, according to experts at Wharton and elsewhere. Continue reading at '[email protected]'

[ [email protected] | 2012-05-02 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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B&N Reworks Microsoft Deal Making Nook Split Likely

A little more than two years after Barnes & Noble reached an agreement with Microsoft that created Nook Media, the two companies have terminated the original deal. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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If Microsoft Takes Over Nook, What Next?

Microsoft is said to have offered Barnes & Noble $1 billion to buyout the Nook Media business. Where would that leave the retailer going forward? Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-05-12 00:00:00 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 Mulling Nook Media LLC Purchase For $1 Billion

Microsoft is offering to pay $1 billion to buy the digital assets of Nook Media LLC, the digital book and college book joint venture with Barnes & Noble and other investors, according to internal documents we’ve obtained. In this plan, ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-05-09 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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Microsoft 'offers' to buy Nook Media

Microsoft has offered to buy Nook Media for $1bn, according to reports. TechCrunch cites... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-05-09 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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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

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Microsoft invests in Nook ebooks

Microsoft invests $300m in Barnes and Noble's digital business, providing a boost to the Nook ebook reader. Continue reading at BBC World

[ BBC World | 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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'Significant expansion' for Nook as Microsoft invests $300m

Microsoft has invested $300m in Barnes and Noble, forming “a new subsidiary” of the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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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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Nook for iOS adds support for high-res iPad magazines, Nook Comics

Barnes & Noble may have saved most of the limelight today for in-app purchasing on Nook hardware, but it's not leaving other platforms by the wayside. Its Nook 3.4 update for iOS focuses heavily on visuals, with new support for both Nook Comics as well as "HD" magazines on Retina... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dark Horse Comics graphic novels coming to Nook Tablet and Nook Color

Dark Horse Comics has penciled a contract with Barnes & Noble (it'll be sent off to be inked and colored next week*) to get the former's content onto the latter's Tablet and Color e-readers. Available in the Nook Comic store, you'll be able to pick up a mix of the publisher's licensed titles... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The new Barnes and Noble NOOK is really just a 10-inch Android tablet made by Lenovo

Earlier today, I told someone there was a new Barnes and Noble NOOK. Their response? They had no idea Barnes and Noble was still putting out NOOK devices! Yeah, I can understand that thinking, as who in the heck even buys a NOOK nowadays? I mean, look, hardcore readers usually opt for an e-ink... Continue reading at Betanews

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Barnes & Noble teamed up with Lenovo for its new 10-inch Nook tablet

Barnes & Noble has launched a new 10-inch Nook tablet that it has designed in collaboration with Lenovo. Continue reading at Engadget

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Barnes & Noble's new Nook tablet will be revealed soon

The Nook tablet isn't dead -- Barnes & Noble and Lenovo are collaborating on a new device. Continue reading at Engadget

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