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Updated about 7 years ago [ At: 2013-07-25 00:00:00 UTC]


Second cookbook festival for Chorleywood

Random House and the Chorleywood Bookshop in Hertfordshire are to run a cookery book festival for... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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25 Years Later, Neil Gaiman's Sandman</em> Returns With a Prequel

This October, Neil Gaiman's Sandman is returning to comic book shops with a prequel series titled Sandman: Overture.     Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2013-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Xbox One to allow indie games makers

Microsoft is to allow independent games developers to self-publish on its Xbox One games console, in a reversal of its previous policy. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2013-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Xbox One's ability to play in-development code has Minecraft-esque implications for gamers

The Xbox One's retail units will also run in-progress game code and function as debug units for budding devs, but Xbox VP Marc Whitten says not all of that functionality will be available when the console launches this November. More details will be available during Gamescom 2013 this August,... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2013-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Drives Amazon Second Quarter Sales

Total revenue at Amazon rose 22% in the second quarter ended June 30, to $15.70 billion, while operating income fell 26%, to $79 million. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2013 Advertising Sales Salary Survey

The definition of magazine advertising sales has changed dramatically in recent years. New products, new competition and new market forces are expanding the role. Print, still an important piece of the puzzle, is just that—a piece. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2013-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blazin' Saddles blogger to Transworld

Transworld has bought the first book from cycling journalist Felix Lowe, better known by his... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Daunt on staff departures: 'No-one has enjoyed this process'

Waterstones staff have spoken of their sadness at seeing managers with decades of experience... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft Says Developers Can Self-Publish on Xbox One

Microsoft will allow game developers to self-publish their creations on Xbox One, promising more information at next month's Gamescom show.     Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2013-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital story generator promotes Maas

Bloomsbury is promoting its forthcoming title Crown of Midnight by creating a digital story... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google adding textbooks to the Play Store

While most people associate Android with text-messages, Google hopes you will think of it in another "text" aspect too -- textbooks. Today, Google announces that it is bringing textbooks to the Play Store. The company has partnered with all five major textbook publishers -- Cengage, Wiley,... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2013-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Agincourt account to W H Allen

W H Allen has signed two new books in the 24 Hours at… series, which give hour-by-hour... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Kicks Off 'Kindle Singles Interview' Series

Expanding the range of its Kindle Singles offerings, Amazon has kicked off an interview series on the e-reader. The first installment of "The Kindle Singles Interview" series features Israeli President Shimon Peres, who was interviewed by Tablet magazine's literary editor, David Samuels. Amazon... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2013-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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People on the Move | 7.25.13

Clinton Smith has been named editor-in-chief of VERANDA. Smith has been editorial director of Atlanta Homes &amp; Lifestyles since April 2008. Patrick Frater has been named Asia bureau chief at Variety, based in Hong Kong. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2013-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Xbox One retail consoles double as debug units, Microsoft to allow indie self-publishing (update)

Microsoft's Xbox One is getting decidedly more indie-friendly with today's confirmation from Microsoft that its forthcoming game console will double as a developer debug unit. In so many words, each $500 unit purchased at retail this holiday will also run in-progress game code, enabling... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2013-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Axel Springer Sheds Oldest Print Titles in $1.2 Billion Deal

FRANKFURT, July 25 (Reuters) - Publisher Axel Springer struck a 920 million euro ($1.22 billion) deal to sell some of Germany's best-known newspapers and magazines, severing its oldest roots in order to intensify its focus on digital media. Th ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookBub Ebook Deals Site Closes in on 1.5 Million Subscribers

With the simple concept of alerting readers to a curated list of discounted ebooks, Bookbub has attracted nearly 1.5 million users in just a year. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Approaches to Children’s Publishing in China

A recent webinar examined the challenges and opportunities for international publishers looking enter the children's book publishing market in China. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Monthly ebook ranking to launch in The Bookseller

The Bookseller is to publish a monthly ebook ranking with sales figures supplied by all the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AAM Approves Streamlined Audit Program

The Alliance for Audited Media has announced one step that will ease the burden on some publishers now, and another that may do the same in the future. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2013-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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