Microsoft takes aim at college textbooks
Software giant buys $300M stake in Barnes & Noble’s college, digital businesses
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Books and bits united April 30 as Microsoft provided an infusion of money to help Barnes & Noble compete with top electronic bookseller Amazon. In exchange, Microsoft gets a long-desired foothold in the business of eBooks and college textbooks. Read more with registration.