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  • Today in the news: Barnes & Noble Nook gets boost from Microsoft

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    "The whole reason the Nook business is expanding so rapidly is because bookstores are committed to it and know how to market the product in that environment." – Analyst Michael Norris, talking about the deal announced Monday that Microsoft is investing $300 million in Barnes & Noble’s Nook e-reader. As part of the deal, a Nook app for Windows 8 will be released.
    News to know
    More than 500 dead pelicans washed ashore in Peru in the same spot that almost 800 dead dolphins washed ashore earlier in April. Environmental authorities are investigating the deaths but are not tying the pelican and dolphin incidents together yet.
    Hot video: Australian billionaire plans new Titanic
     
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