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[TechRepublic] B&N, Microsoft ink $300M e-reading deal

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TechRepublic Member | April 30, 2012

Barnes & Noble, Microsoft ink $300M deal on e-reading

The software giant will invest $300 million in a new Barnes & Noble subsidiary, giving it a 17.6 percent equity stake in the company. The Nook digital bookstore will be bundled with Windows 8. Read more

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