The market watchers were all over B&N cutting a deal with Microsoft. Clearly, they were looking for a savior to come in and they thought that Microsoft was the partner that would solidify a solid future for them. What about Microsoft?
Guess that’s the difference of a $268b and $1.25b market cap. Still, for what they paid this could very well be the start of something huge for Microsoft that isn’t appreciated yet…or it could be another Yahoo. Time will tell