Barnes & Noble and Microsoft recently announced that they will form a strategic partnership focused on eBooks, reports Mashable.
This partnership will take the form of a new company that will combine Barnes & Noble’s digital and college businesses. As part of the plan, there will be a Nook application for Windows 8. Furthermore, Nook Study software will serve as a platform for digital education materials for students and educators.
Microsoft will invest $300 million, and Barnes & Noble will own about 82.4% of the subsidiary.
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