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June 5- Barnes& Noble Inc will develop a tablet with Samsung Electronics America, in a bid to revive its money-losing Nook digital business. The tablets will combine Samsung's hardware with Nook's software and give access to Barnes& Noble's digital collection of more than 3 million books, leading magazines and newspapers, the companies said in a joint statement.
Barnes & Noble, now the second largest operator of college bookstores with 696 shops, plans to have about 1,000 locations within five years.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., May 8- Barnes& Noble Inc is turning to its college roots to boost its top line.
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Some of Thursday's midday movers:
April 17- Barnes& Noble Inc Chairman Leonard Riggio, the bookseller's founder and largest shareholder, cut his stake in the company to 20 percent by selling shares worth about $64 million. Barnes& Noble's shares fell as much as 10 percent to $16.80 in early trading on Thursday.
*Anadarko Petroleum settles pollution clean-up claims; stock soars. NEW YORK, April 3- U.S. stocks slipped on Thursday, as investors turned cautious ahead of Friday's monthly jobs report, while a drop in biotech and momentum shares dragged the Nasdaq down nearly 1 percent.
Stocks failed to end higher in volatile trading Thursday, snapping a four-day win streak, ahead of the widely-watched government jobs report. The Dow and S&P 500 hit record intraday highs earlier in the session.
NEW YORK, April 3- U.S. stocks fell on Thursday afternoon, led by a sharp drop in biotech and momentum stocks, including Facebook, Tesla and Netflix.
Liberty Media has unloaded most of its stake in struggling bookseller Barnes & Noble. Investors shouldn't necessarily follow its lead.
*Liberty Media CEO Greg Maffei to leave Barnes& Noble board. April 3- John Malone's Liberty Media Corp said on Thursday it has sold almost all of its stake in Barnes& Noble Inc, ending a nearly three-year bet that the struggling retailer would emerge as a dominant seller of e-books.
Take a look at some of Thursday's midday movers:
*Liberty Media CEO Greg Maffei to leave Barnes& Noble board. April 3- John Malone's Liberty Media Corp is slashing its stake in Barnes& Noble Inc by 90 percent, three years after it invested $204 million in the struggling U.S. bookstore chain and its then promising e-reader, the Nook.
Liberty Media will cut its large stake in Barnes & Noble, the media company announced on Thursday, but will retain a 10 percent stake.
April 3- Liberty Media Corp said it would reduce its stake in Barnes& Noble Inc but retain a 10 percent share of its initial investment in the largest U.S. bookstore chain.
March 5- An Illinois couple and their daughter on Wednesday were charged with operating a multimillion-dollar shoplifting ring that involved stealing toys, baby supplies and household items from retail stores and selling them on eBay, prosecutors said.
Feb 26- Barnes& Noble Inc reported a profit for the holiday quarter after it scaled back its money-losing Nook digital business and its core bookselling business stabilized.