Coming up first: A Metro-style Nook e-reader app for Windows 8 that will be available to U.S. and international users.
Microsoft will invest $300 million in a new Barnes & Noble subsidiary, which includes the digital Nook and College businesses of Barnes & Noble.
Barnes & Noble's next Nook eReader may solve the issue of reading in the dark.
People who read e-books say they spend more time reading in general, according to study.
Barnes and Noble is pitting its new Nook Tablet model against the Kindle Fire, but it lacks the secret ingredient necessary to compete with the Amazon tablet.
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