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US science fiction writer whose novels combined a wide-ranging view of future technical developments with political speculationThe American science fiction writer Greg Bear, who has died aged 71 following heart surgery, was, as he put it “all over the map” as far as interests and subjects were... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'
[ The Guardian | 2022-12-29 17:19:10 UTC ]
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The federal government’s civil suit to block the acquisition of Simon & Schuster by Penguin Random House is chugging along, with the trial set to begin on August 1. Exhibits to the joint pretrial motion, filed July 15, included lists of witnesses for both sides. Witnesses for both sides... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'
[ Literrary Hub | 2022-07-20 16:13:34 UTC ]
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A lack of information from the federal government has forced some Ukrainians fleeing the war to turn to social media for help when they land at Toronto's Pearson Airport. Continue reading at 'CBC'
[ CBC | 2022-05-12 09:00:00 UTC ]
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As the federal government was promising to tackle harmful online disinformation about the pandemic, it was giving thousands of dollars to a magazine spreading conspiracy theories — including unsubstantiated claims that COVID-19 vaccines could... Continue reading at 'CBC'
[ CBC | 2022-03-11 09:00:00 UTC ]
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There aren’t too many librarians who get into the business in order to sue the federal government. And to be fair Jason Broughton, the state librarian of Vermont, didn’t want to join this club. But as the head of the census for the state of Vermont, he wanted to make sure everyone in the state... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'
[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing companies are scrambling quickly to figure out how to generate more revenue, as the COVID-19 outbreak is putting intense pressure on their top line. But there are also publishers who recognize that now is an opportunity to give back and help their community get through this difficult... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'
[ Folio Magazine | 2020-03-27 14:42:55 UTC ]
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Former White House communications aide and new member of the Trump White House tell-all book club Cliff Sims is suing President Trump for his attempts to enforce a nondisclosure agreement signed by Sims—and many others—when he worked for the Trump presidential campaign. Sims, the New York Times... Continue reading at 'Slate'
[ Slate | 2019-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AT&T Chief Executive Randall Stephenson indicated that President Trump’s tensions with CNN should not factor into the federal government’s blessing of AT&T’s proposed $85-billion purchase of Time Warner Inc., which owns the cable news network. “I don’t know what the relevance is of CNN... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'
[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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California publishers have mounted ambitious and unconventional projects about the immigrant experience, even as the federal government gets tougher on undocumented immigrants. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'
[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Over a quarter of a million books will be donated to public housing communities through a new initiative by the National Book Foundation in tandem with the federal government and several nonprofit organizations. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'
[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nothing pains me quite as much as having to admit I might have been wrong about something. But news breaking last week may force me to reconsider my opinion of Dave Eggers' 2013 novel "The Circle."I don't think the book has gotten any better. The main character is still annoying and, worse, a... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'
[ Advertising Age | 2016-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers who have settled an electronic book pricing dispute with the federal government say they object to penalties the government wants to impose on Apple Inc.A judge ruled in an antitrust case last month that Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple had joined a conspiracy to drive up the price of... Continue reading at 'Crains New York'
[ Crains New York | 2013-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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While Apple and book publishers may find themselves on the precipice of an antitrust lawsuit from the Justice Department, filings in a concurrent civil class-action lawsuit obtained by BetaNews indicate that Apple has already admitted to two of the most damaging allegations in the case that the... Continue reading at 'Betanews'
[ Betanews | 2012-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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