Barnes & Noble and Microsoft Team Up to Form Subsidiary

Barnes &  Noble and Microsoft recently announced that they will form a strategic partnership focused on eBooks, reports Mashable.books1 150x150 Barnes & Noble and Microsoft Team Up to Form Subsidiary

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.

To read the full article, visit http://mashable.com/2012/04/30/barnes-noble-microsoft/.

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