The deal will see Pearson obtain a 5 percent stake in Nook Media, the division that handles Barnes & Noble's Nook operation.
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.
Joint venture will pool resources of Penguin and Random House to create a new publishing house and propel the firms into a digital age.
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A UK communications intelligence agency unit used a popular cyberattack method against hacktivist groups, according to documents Edward Snowden supplied to NBC News.
It's not just the P-8A Poseidon that's keeping Boeing busy. The defense giant also has plans to put some of that technology into a modified Challenger business jet.
Half of Twitter's board members don't appear to have much interest in tweeting themselves.
College students could save money by renting or buying digital textbooks through Google Play store.
The company says it is "actively seeking" qualified women and minorities to add to its board.