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Old 10-04-2012, 02:52 PM   #1
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Microsoft and Barnes & Noble join to form a new Nook company

Barnes & Noble just received $300 million from Microsoft as part of the two companies' new joint venture, Nook Media LLC (link). Microsoft will now own 17% of Barnes & Noble, and a new Nook app for Windows 8 is coming out soon.
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What does that mean for my Nook Tablet? It will become obsolete faster? Or maybe the app store will finally be worthwhile.
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It will be strange if this JV offers only Android-based readers in the future. But I suspect that Microsoft may not want even Windows Phone 8 on devices that cost only $100.
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