Audio market set to grow as research backs Audible’s captions

Initial results from research conducted by Harris Interactive suggests that there may be a growing market for those who both read and listen to books, partially vindicating Audible’s efforts to introduce a facility whereby listeners can also read along with text of the audio. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-07 15:59:53 UTC ]
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Authors Guild and AAR back publishers in Audible Captions lawsuit

The Authors Guild and the Association of Authors' Representatives have filed a joint brief supporting publishers' calls for a preliminary injuction to stop their works being included in Audible's Captions programme. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-24 19:58:52 UTC ]
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IBPA Backs US Publishers Association in Objections to ‘Audible Captions’

The IBPA has filed a complaint with Audible on behalf of 27 independent publishers that object to Audible Captions functionality. The post IBPA Backs US Publishers Association in Objections to ‘Audible Captions’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-11 03:13:25 UTC ]
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Best Practices: Three Ways Marketers Can Go Back to Basics to Regain Market Share

When Led Zepplin wrote its iconic rock anthem in 1970, "Dazed and Confused," it could've been describing today's marketing landscape. I believe many marketers are simply scratching their heads about the right ways to reach consumers today. Billions of ad dollars are being thrown at a wide... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Hamnet heads back to top spot as print market jumps by a third

Maggie O'Farrell's Hamnet (Tinder Press) has bounced back into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, the week bookshops reopened across England following the third national lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Chrome can now caption almost any video or audio

A lot of the web revolves around video content (subscribe to our YouTube channel!) and podcasts these days, but that brings some accessibility challenges you won’t find with the written word. Hundreds of millions of people are deaf or hard of hearing. Other folks have trouble processing... Continue reading at PC World

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Celaya on the boom in audio content in Spanish-speaking markets

Javier Celaya is the founder and c.e.o. of Dosdoce.com, a member of the executive board of the Digital Economy Association of Spain, as well as head of institutional relations at the Spanish Digital Publishing Association (Aselid). He talks to Tom Tivnan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-14 01:37:55 UTC ]
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How the pandemic pushed puffin research back years

The pandemic has found a way to derail more than 25 years of research on Atlantic puffins and a variety of other seabirds on Machias Seal Island in the Bay of Fundy. Continue reading at CBC

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Macmillan US sets up inclusive management team as Sargent steps back

Macmillan Publishing in the US is setting up a new 13-member committee to run the company, with c.e.o. John Sargent stepping back from day-to-day management “to make room for new voices”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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As Audiobook Market Grows, Narrators of Color Find Their Voice

Publishers are increasingly seeking out audio talent that reflects the race and experience of the books’ authors and characters. But what constitutes a black, Latino or Asian voice? Continue reading at The New York Times

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Audible set to release The Satanic Verses

Audible is to release Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses this week, becoming the first platform to produce an audio version of the novel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Audible acquires audio-exclusive title on animal behaviour

Audible is to publish audio exclusive title, Animal Societies: How Co-Operation Conquered the Natural World, by Professor Ashley Ward. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Settlement Terms Revealed (Mostly) in Audible Captions Litigation

The public release of the settlement comes after the judge gave the parties something of an ultimatum late last month: make the terms public, or move on without the court retaining jurisdiction over parts of the deal. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Colin Kaepernick Launches Publishing House, Has Audible Audio Deal

Free agent NFL quarterback and social activist Colin Kaepernick plans to publish a memoir via his own publishing venture and release an audiobook version of the untitled book via an exclusive deal with Audible. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge rejects request to keep Audible Captions settlement secret

The judge in the Captions lawsuit has rejected a request to keep details of the settlement between Audible and the seven publishers sealed.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Audible settles copyright lawsuit with publishers over audiobook captions

Seven publishers had sued the audiobook giant last July, claiming that its audio-to-text service Captions was unauthorisedAfter months of back and forth, Audible has settled in a copyright lawsuit with major publishers over its plan to introduce captions to their recordings, a proposal that the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Settlement agreed upon in audio book captions lawsuit

Book publishers and the leading audio book producer-distributor have agreed to a settlement in their copyright lawsuit Continue reading at ABC News

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Audible to settle in Captions lawsuit

Amazon's audiobook company Audible has reached a settlement with a group of seven US publishers in the copyright lawsuit against the firm's Captions programme, according to a letter from Audible's legal team. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Settlement close in Audible Captions lawsuit

Audible and a group of seven publishers are close to reaching a settlement in the copyright lawsuit against the firm's Captions programme, according to a letter from Audible's legal team.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Audible, Publishers Still in Talks to Resolve Captions Lawsuit

For the third time since October, the parties have asked the court to hold off ruling on two pending motions while talks continue. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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