Microsoft Teams Up With Barnes & Noble On New eBooks Initiative

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Announced today, Microsoft will be investing $300 million into a new partnership with Barnes and Noble. The two will form a new subsidiary of Barnes and Noble, that will include all of the Nook business along with the educational college business. The current Nook runs Android and has in itself … [Read more...]

NVIDIA Is Ready For Growth Opportunity With Windows 8 And Windows Phone

In a recent detail by NVIDIA on their Tegra mobile device strategy, the future of Windows 8, Windows ARM and Windows Phone was specifically mentioned. Instead of translating what they said in their strategy statement we have the full quote for you below. "The Windows 8, Windows on ARM, coming out … [Read more...]

New Shots Of Windows 8 Show Off Its Windows Phone 7 Roots

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Rafael Rivera and Paul Thurrott have been putting together a series of posts previewing Windows 8, and the new shots show off just how much Microsoft is looking to Windows Phone 7 for inspiration. There's the PDF reader, IE Immersive, Ribbon, and the new welcome screen. To my eyes, IE Immersive and … [Read more...]