Microsoft (MSFT -0.4%) invests $300M with Barnes & Noble (BKS). The Nook and College...

Microsoft (MSFT -0.4%) invests $300M with Barnes & Noble (BKS). The Nook and College businesses will be spun off into a new subsidiary, valued at $1.7B; MSFT will have a 17.6% stake. (PR)

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  • $CLU
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    So is it safe to assume that all Nook operating systems will be shifted over to MS Windows 8 for ARM processors? The processor is OMAP from TI but that's just re-branded ARM with an integrated video processor.
    Or will MSFT take the Nook to Intel for a new processor?
    No doubt that MSFT wants to bolster their online store but how will they do it?
    30 Apr 2012, 06:56 AM Reply Like
  • coolsoupy
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    What effect on BKS stock?
    30 Apr 2012, 07:04 AM Reply Like
  • The Geoffster
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    Competition for Amazon?
    30 Apr 2012, 08:35 AM Reply Like
  • scott trader
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    another shovel ful of dirt on playbook also...there were rumors msft might be the white knight for rim
    30 Apr 2012, 11:34 AM Reply Like
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