microsoft.jpgIPNews® – After a year-long patent infringement dispute, Microsoft and Barnes & Noble have reached a settlement and in doing so also created a new partnership. 

Details of the settlement were not available, but it is assumed that the formation of the new partnership was a key factor.  The new subsidiary will include Barnes & Noble’s Nook and offer Microsoft’s Windows 8 application in a platform targeted at college students and educators.  To continue reading, click: Microsoft and Barnes & Noble Settle