There goes that idea: Barnes and Noble will not be a part of Microsoft’s large, and well-hyped event. The news has popped across Bloomberg, and other outlets such as Business Insider have picked up the story. The event, a mysterious happening that is tipped to be hardware focused, endured a flurry of rumors and speculation that it would involve a tablet built in collaboration with the bookseller. Microsoft and Barnes and Noble have a partnership to build an ereading device. Read the full story at The Next Web.

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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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