May 1st, 2012
I mention in my previous post regarding Microsoft’s just-announced investment in Barnes & Noble’s Newco the benefit Microsoft gained by using the skeletal deal structure as a vehicle to settle its outstanding patent litigation with Barnes & Noble.
April 30th, 2012
The deal announced this morning between Barnes & Noble and Microsoft is one of the more curious tech deals of the past decade.
April 17th, 2012
As part of the research for my study of Barnes & Noble, Stripping Covers off The Hunger Games: How 7 Billionaires are Deciding the Future of Book Publishing in America, I considered the wise views of the Wall Street analysts who have the task of following the company and forecasting its fate on the financial markets.
April 16th, 2012
Following is a ‘reader’s digest’ summation of some of the scholarly research published in the last five years that analyses out how Amazon’s book review system functions.
April 13th, 2012
In the wake of media speculation of the impact of the Department of Justice lawsuit against Apple, Macmillan and Penguin and the secondary speculation of the impact on Barnes & Noble I thought I’d run a few numbers and see what story they might reveal.