Though they could've fooled me, Barnes & Noble apparently isn't content to let ebooks and digital mags be a two-horse race between Amazon and Apple. They just made a big hire in Jonathan Shar, from Time, who's going to be running their "Digital Newsstand and Emerging Content, Barnes & Noble.com" division. Though that division name tells me they're already kind of fucked. [MediaMemo]
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