Barnes & Noble will acquire all of Microsoft's stake in Nook Media for $62.4 million in cash and 2.7 million shares of B&N stock.
Commentary: Microsoft and Barnes & Noble have both brought key software to alternative devices that have a solid footing. But just one has a clear-cut edge.
The new 10.1-inch device launches with an introductory price of $300 and includes over $200 in Nook content.
In the latest trial twist, millions of dollars in bitcoins were found flowing to the laptop of Ross Ulbricht.
In its latest quarter, the bookseller narrows its adjusted losses in its struggling Nook digital division by $50 million.
Despite falling profits, EA's quarterly results should impress Wall Street as the company continues focusing its efforts on selling games over the Internet.
While Microsoft is going for a consistent software experience across all devices, it will have a specific version for devices with a screen size smaller than 8 inches.
A college friend of Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht testifies against him during the trial's second week.
The latest figures show that sales of games on discs staggered during the holidays, continuing a trend that persisted throughout the year.
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.