Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

Post Profile



Microsoft buys stake in Nook, college textbook business

Microsoft is set to invest $300 million in Barnes and Noble's Nook business, Microsoft announced Monday. With that investment, Microsoft will have a 17.6 percent stake in a newly formed subsidiary that will handle B&N's digital and college bookstore businesses, and the partnership will result in a Nook application for Windows 8. B&N announced in January that it was exploring a "strategic separation" of its digital business.
read more

share

Microsoft invests $300 million in Barnes & Noble

Technology / Gadgets : BGR (Boy Genius Report) (2 years ago)

Microsoft and Barnes & Noble on Monday announced the formation of a new partnership that will spin the bookseller’s digital Nook and College businesses into a new unnamed subsidiary. Microsoft’s investment of $300 million will bring... Read Post

Microsoft Invests $300 Million in Nook to Take on Amazon and Apple in E-Book Market

Technology Industry News / Apple : MacRumors.com (2 years ago)

Microsoft and Barnes & Noble today announced the formation of a new Barnes & Noble subsidiary focused around the existing Nook digital e-reader and e-book business, as well as Barnes & Noble's college business. Microsoft will make a... Read Post

Nook Media Takes $89.5M From Pearson, Says Holiday Sales Fell Below Expectations

Technology : TechCrunch (2 years ago)

Nook Media, the Barnes & Noble subsidiary that handles Nook e-readers and digital content, announced today that education publisher Pearson has invested $89.5 million, giving it a 5 percent stake in the company. Nook Media spun out ... Read Post


Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC