Bixby was quiet in 2019, but don't sleep on Samsung's assistant

Decades of science fiction assured us all that, yes, one day we'd be able to control the immensely complex gadgetry around us with just our voices. It was right, mostly. The rise of the virtual assistant, built atop still other developments in cloud... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2020-01-23 16:30:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Book Sales Off to a Slow Start for 2019

Will "political fatigue" end publishers' six year streak of print sales growth? At a late morning session dubbed The State of the Publishing Industry Today, David Walter, executive director, client development for NPD Books, told BookExpo attendees that growth in print sales is trending down,... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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My Job In 5, Sarah Sleath, production and editorial assistant/ publicity and marketing assistant, Swales and Willis/Impress Books

This week I asked Sarah Sleath about he dual role as both production and editorial assistant and publicity and marketing assistant at both Swales and Willis and Impress Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Winnipeg-bound passengers given mats, left to sleep on floor at Toronto Pearson airport

After several flight delays, passengers flying out of Toronto's Pearson airport were made to sleep on the floor when their flights to Winnipeg were finally cancelled around midnight on Sunday morning.  Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2022-08-08 12:16:55 UTC ]
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Pardis Mahdavi's Debut Memoir Quietly Canceled by Hachette

'This Goes Out to the Underground: A Mother, Her Daughter, and How We All Rise Together,' the debut memoir from Pardis Mahdavi, was canceled by Hachette Book Group shortly before its planned July 26 release. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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What drove some to resist Hitler — and others to stay quiet

Halik Kochanski explores the motivations, and the uncomfortable realities, of World War II's resistance movements. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-06-24 12:00:57 UTC ]
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ALA 2022: Washington, D.C., to Host the First In-Person ALA Annual Conference Since 2019

After two years of virtual events, the 2022 ALA Annual Conference is set for Thursday–Tuesday, June 23–28 at the Washington, D.C., Convention Center. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Q1 Bookstore Sales Up 16% over 2021, But Trail 2019

March bookstore sales increased 12.5% over a year ago, contributing to a 16% gain in the first quarter of 2022 over the comparable period in 2021. The $1.99 billion in 2022 first quarter sales, however, was 2.5% below the first period of 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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An Easter Surprise in the States: 30 Million More Books Sold Than in 2019

Holiday print sales in children's books helped the US market gain 3 percent in the week ending April 16. The post An Easter Surprise in the States: 30 Million More Books Sold Than in 2019 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-04-25 18:01:38 UTC ]
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Why a Bookstore’s Most Quiet Moments Are (Sometimes) Its Most Important

There is something solemn about mornings, when the world is quiet and the shop is calm. The books are illuminated by a dim natural light. When empty, the bookstore is filled with community, with our collective memory—with aspiration both communal and individual—and when full, the bookstore often... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-04-13 08:52:06 UTC ]
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With ‘Bittersweet,’ Can Susan Cain Replicate the Success of ‘Quiet’?

In her new book, the former lawyer and best-selling author turns her sights on a different word, one that certainly suits our times. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-04-05 09:00:03 UTC ]
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Samsung's Galaxy Tab S8 devices are up to $75 off at Amazon

Samsung's newest tablets have only been available for a few weeks, but they're already receiving discounts on Amazon. You can snag both the Galaxy Tab S8 and S8+ for less right now thanks to clippable coupons that knock $50 and $75 off the tablets, respectively. Just make sure to clip the coupon... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-03-09 14:54:03 UTC ]
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'In Love' Review: A Powerful Memoir About Marriage and Assisted Suicide

In her new book, Amy Bloom writes about loving her husband and helping him to end his life after a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-03-01 10:59:23 UTC ]
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Samsung’s new Galaxy Book laptops get better webcams and brighter screens

Samsung may be best known for its Galaxy phones, TVs and household appliances, but I think its laptops deserve more recognition. At MWC 2022 today, the company unveiled the next generation of its Galaxy Book series of PCs. Last year’s models brought vibrant AMOLED panels while maintaining... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-02-27 18:00:01 UTC ]
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Robin Davidson’s Mrs. Schmetterling, Quiet Revolutionary

Book Reviews Photo by Chris Wood / Flickr Houston’s Second Poet Laureate (2015–2017) and a member of the Texas Institute of Letters since 2019, Robin Davidson is the author of three books of poetry: Kneeling in the Dojo (2013), City That Ripens... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2022-02-22 21:17:17 UTC ]
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Robin Davidson’s Mrs. Schmetterling, Quiet Revolutionary, by Alice-Catherine Carls

Book Reviews Photo by Chris Wood / Flickr Houston’s Second Poet Laureate (2015–2017) and a member of the Texas Institute of Letters since 2019, Robin Davidson is the author of three books of poetry: Kneeling in the Dojo (2013), City That Ripens... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2022-02-22 21:17:17 UTC ]
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Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S8 line is going big with a new 14.6-inch Ultra model

Along with announcing the Galaxy S22 lineup, Samsung has refreshed its range of tablets — which some folks already had an inkling about after earlierleaks. For the first time, Samsung is introducing an Ultra tablet, which aligns with the Ultra branding the company slaps on its highest-end... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-02-09 15:00:19 UTC ]
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Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra takes aim at the PC’s weak points

People turn to large Android tablets for streaming and even work, and Samsung’s new Galaxy Tab S8 family of tablets—with screens now up to 14.1 inches—offer massive, detailed displays for both consuming and creating content. While the large panels can feel a little awkward in tablet mode,... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2022-02-09 15:00:00 UTC ]
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W H Smith sales hit 85% of 2019 levels after good Christmas trading

W H Smith has reported a "good performance" for the 20-week period to 15th January 2022, with total group revenue at 85% of 2019 levels.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-18 20:43:57 UTC ]
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How the courts quietly made it harder to sue over government wrongdoing

Aziz Huq traces the decades-long erosion of the right to seek redress when government officials violate the Constitution. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-01-14 13:00:15 UTC ]
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