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Why is Tim Cook at the Allen & Co. media confab?

It's a rare thing indeed to see an Apple CEO at the Sun Valley retreat, which plays host to many media and tech execs. He gets asked the inevitable question about Apple TV.

By July 12, 2012

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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen likes idea of company breakup

Allen's chief investment officer floats the idea of Microsoft spinning off consumer businesses, like search advertising and Xbox.

By November 5, 2013

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Ahead of split from Nook, Barnes & Noble trims the fat

In its latest quarter, the bookseller narrows its adjusted losses in its struggling Nook digital division by $50 million.

By September 9, 2014

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Barnes & Noble will stick with Nook strategy -- for now

Mahesh Veerina, president of the bookseller's Nook consumer business, says its strategy for selling Nook devices remains intact, even as the company plans to split in 2015.

By August 20, 2014

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Samsung, Barnes & Noble to hold Nook event Aug. 20

The presentation will detail the companies' efforts in tablets, including their first device -- the Galaxy Tab 4 Nook -- which they discussed in June.

By August 7, 2014

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Nook maker Barnes & Noble to split into two companies

The bookstore operator said it will separate its retail unit from its Nook Media business.

By June 25, 2014

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Samsung, Barnes & Noble team up on tablet design

The arrival of the Galaxy Tab 4 Nook effectively ends Barnes & Noble's ill-fated foray into hardware design. But what's in it for Samsung?

By June 5, 2014

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Simon & Schuster deal boosts 'Netflix of digital books' wannabes Scribd and Oyster

Scribd and Oyster's all-you-can-read e-book subscription services add 'Big 5' publisher's backlist titles.

By May 21, 2014

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Bill and Melinda Gates top Forbes list as most philanthropic Americans

The co-founder of Microsoft and his wife donated $2.65 billion last year in an effort to combat deadly diseases around the world.

By October 4, 2014

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10 years of XPrizes: Fixing the world one competition at a time

It was October 4, 2004 that Scaled Composites won the Ansari XPrize. 10 years later, what started as one man's quest to get to space has evolved into an international organization for global good.

By October 3, 2014