Barnes & Noble move may signal a spinoff

Dec 4, 2014
Bookseller bought back Microsoft's stake. But it's still unclear if company might split in two.

Barnes and Noble hopes to turn the page on falling sales

Jan 8, 2014
Between competition from Amazon, and the less-than-tremendous success of its Nook, Barnes and Noble is in a tough spot.

The Nook, Barnes & Noble's tablet, struggles

Jun 25, 2013
Barnes & Noble is setting its Nook tablet free to focus on the more popular e-reader.

Microsoft invests in Nook

Apr 30, 2012
Add another player to the digital textbook market. Microsoft announced at $300 million investment in Barnes & Noble's Nook reader.

An unlikely partnership to build the e-textbook business

Apr 30, 2012
When you think ebooks, the iPad and the Kindle come to mind -- not Microsoft Windows. But Microsoft's been losing enough ground in tablets and e-readers that today it's decided to spend $300 million to invest in Barnes & Noble's…

Barnes & Noble teams up with Microsoft on Nook

Apr 30, 2012
We found out this morning that Microsoft is investing $300 million in Barnes & Noble's digital book business. Why would the sometime rivals decide to join together?

Small talk: A backlit Nook, worst jobs, growing chairs

Apr 13, 2012
The news that didn't quite make the headlines. This week: A Nook e-reader that won't disturb others, a list of the best, worst and most stressful jobs in the U.S., and an artist is growing chairs.

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