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Barnes & Noble ends Nook deal with Microsoft (access required)

(AP) Bookseller Barnes & Noble said Thursday it is ending its commercial agreement with Microsoft for its Nook e-book reader ahead of its planned Nook spinoff. The news came as the largest U.S. traditional bookseller reported second-quarter net income that ...

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Barnes & Noble, Microsoft team up on Nook, college businesses

NEW YORK — Books and bits united Monday 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 e-books and college ...

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Towson Circle to get 16-screen Cinemark theater (access required)

Construction of an $85 million entertainment complex in Towson that includes a 16-screen movie theater and five new restaurants is expected to begin by March, according to Baltimore County officials. The development is the second phase of the Towson Circle ...

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Amazon says 2011 ‘best holiday ever’ for Kindle

SEATTLE — Online retailer Amazon says 2011 was the best holiday ever for its Kindle-brand e-readers and tablet computers. Amazon.com Inc. said Thursday that people bought more than 1 million Kindles each week in December. The company has never released ...

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