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October 4, 2012 at 8:53 AM

Microsoft and Barnes & Noble’s Nook partnership finalized

The strategic partnership between Barnes & Noble and Microsoft, in which the two companies would create a subsidiary focused on digital reading and digital education, has been completed.

The new BN subsidiary will be named NOOK Media LLC.

The two companies had announced this partnership in April.

Microsoft is investing $300 million in the venture.

The subsidiary brings together the digital and college businesses of BN. There will also be a Nook application for Windows 8.

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