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Google makes it easier for studios to self-publish Stadia games

Google has launched a new program called Stadia Makers that could lead to the release of more titles for the platform, particularly ones from experienced indie developers. The tech giant has announced the project during its virtual Games Developer Su... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2020-03-24 12:31:00 UTC ]
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Oprah's Book Club Reimagined Via Partnership with Apple

Through a deal with Apple, titles selected for the club will be promoted in the tech giant's bookstore, and authors of those books selected will be interviewed by Oprah Winfrey in a new series that will stream on Apple's new streaming service, Apple TV+. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's Fire tablets and Kindles are on sale for Prime members

Amazon's next big hardware event is just days away, and it appears the tech giant is using that as an opportunity to provide hefty discounts for Fire tablet and Kindle models for Prime subscribers. Most notably, Prime members get $40 off the Kindle P... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2019-09-16 14:27:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Q2 Results: 20% Revenue Jump, Smaller Profit Increase

The tech giant had second quarter revenue of $63 billion, while net income rose to $2.6 billion from $2.5 billion in last year's second quarter. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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'We don't understand the impacts': Former Facebook exec calls for more government scrutiny

The tech giant's former NZ and Aus boss calls for more examination following the surprise election win in Australia. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2019-05-19 21:15:47 UTC ]
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Facebook left ‘hundreds of millions’ of users’ passwords stored in plain text

Facebook Inc. said Thursday that it had left “hundreds of millions” of users’ passwords exposed in plain text, potentially visible to the company’s employees, marking another major privacy and security headache for a tech giant already under fire for mishandling people’s personal... Continue reading at 'Baltimore Sun'

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-03-21 20:35:00 UTC ]
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Facebook left ‘hundreds of millions’ of users’ passwords stored in plain text

Facebook Inc. said Thursday that it had left “hundreds of millions” of users’ passwords exposed in plain text, potentially visible to the company’s employees, marking another major privacy and security headache for a tech giant already under fire for mishandling people’s personal... Continue reading at 'Baltimore Sun'

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-03-21 20:35:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft Unveils Digital Bookstore

Microsoft, which was Barnes & Noble's original partner on the Nook (before ending the relationship in 2014), is now back in the digital book market. According to reports, the tech giant's new online bookstore will sell hundred of thousands of frontlist and backlist titles. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google swallows 11,000 novels to improve AI's conversation

As writers learn that tech giant has processed their work without permission, the Authors Guild condemns ‘blatantly commercial use of expressive authorship’When the writer Rebecca Forster first heard how Google was using her work, it felt like she was trapped in a science fiction novel. “Is this... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild denied appeal to stop Google scanning books

The US Authors Guild’s appeal against the earlier ruling that allows the tech giant to scan millions of books under ‘fair use’ has been rejected by the Supreme CourtA long-running face-off between the US Authors Guild and Google over the search engine’s scanning of millions of books was brought... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is Amazon Opening More Bookstores? It's Hiring Booksellers.

While the mall operator who said on Tuesday that Amazon intends to open up to 400 bookstores is backtracking, the tech giant has posted job openings for several bookstore positions in the San Diego/La Jolla area. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Opens First Bricks and Mortar Bookstore

The tech giant that pioneered online bookselling is going old school. Amazon unveiled its first bricks-and-mortar bookstore, Amazon Books, in Seattle’s upscale University Village shopping mall. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook To Start Sharing Ad Revenue With Video Partners

The tech giant is targeting YouTube's clients with a new ad revenue sharing program for video publishers.Facebook has just made another change to its burgeoning video advertising business. Effective today, Facebook is testing out sharing video ad revenue with video partners. The move is similar... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2015-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple settles ebook price-fix case

The tech giant has agreed to settle a US legal action in which it was being sued over conspiring with publishers to fix ebook prices. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2014-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge Finds Apple Guilty of E-Book Conspiracy

A federal judge ruled today that Apple Inc. conspired to raise prices on ebooks, ordering a trial to decide what damages that the tech giant should pay.In a 159-page decision, U.S. District Court Judge Denise Cote ruled that Apple conspired with a group of five publishers, starting in 2009, to... Continue reading at 'ABC News'

[ ABC News | 2013-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Leave Penguin Alone

A bit buried in last week’s iPad 3 excitement was the news that Apple, along with five major American book publishers, was given notice by the Justice Department that it’s about to be sued for colluding to raise prices. A tech giant can afford to shrug off something as petty as an anti-trust... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2012-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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