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Barnes & Noble's Nook Unveils Handful of Content Deals

Barnes & Noble Inc.'s (BKS) Nook tablet business unveiled a handful of new content licensing partnerships, as it looks to expand its Nook Video library of movie and TV shows.The new partnerships deals involve Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (LGF), MGM Holdings Inc., Viacom Inc.'s (VIA, VIAB) Paramount Pictures, Relativity Media, National Geographic, Little Pim and Film Buff.Tablet makers, including Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN), and streaming services such as Netflix Inc. (NFLX), have all been working on building their catalogues of movies and TV shows in an effort to gain more users. Some players involved have also pushed into creating their own exclusive content that can only be seen on their services, such as Netflix's recently released "House of Cards" TV series.While more customers move to tablets and streaming services, Barnes & Noble's Nook digital business posted bigger quarterly losses last month, a sign it many be falling behind Amazon and Apple in the tablet wa...

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