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Nook Media finalizes $89.5 million Pearson investment

The deal will see Pearson obtain a 5 percent stake in Nook Media, the division that handles Barnes & Noble's Nook operation.

By January 23, 2013


Nook Media draws $89.5M Pearson investment

Publisher Pearson takes a minority stake in Barnes & Noble's digital media subsidiary. The new arrangement is geared at least in part toward online learning.

By December 28, 2012


Pearson, Bertelsmann team up with eye on digital books

Joint venture will pool resources of Penguin and Random House to create a new publishing house and propel the firms into a digital age.

By October 29, 2012


Denied: A Tribute to David Pearson

Roughly a week ago the first honorees of the NASCAR Hall of Fame were announced, and to the surprise of many the inductee list did not include David Pearson. Today's video takes a look at the background and highlights of the legendary "Silver Fox".

By October 20, 2009


Twitter names first female board member

Twitter hopes appointing former Pearson CEO Marjorie Scardino to its board will put some angry Tweeters to rest -- at least for awhile.

By December 5, 2013


Inkling inks new publisher deals, $16M funding

E-book platform Inkling has new deals with Pearson and Elsevier, a new $16 million funding round, and has hired new execs.

By July 17, 2013


Who invented high-end audio?

Harry Pearson, who coined the term "high end," spoke at the Rocky Mountain Audio Fest, held last week in Denver.

By October 10, 2009


IBM privacy chief: Asia need not mimic Europe

Harriet Pearson discusses data protection legislation, the need for a balanced view regarding data breach notification, and why Asian regulators should not "photocopy" European law books.

By October 12, 2009


OSBC Report: CBS Interactive, open source, and innovation

Open source is not about cost. It's about innovation and flexibility, argues Steve Pearson in his keynote at the Open Source Business Conference.

By March 25, 2008


A TV in your contact lenses? What?

Futurists are predicting that within 10 years, we'll have TVs perched on our eyeballs. Is this a good thing? Ian Pearson also believes that we'll have a curious kind of digital tattoo.

By February 10, 2009