Google Play banner hints at dedicated audiobook section

Google Play might be close to launching a section dedicated to selling audiobooks. 9to5Google has spotted a banner displayed in the Books section of the app market announcing its arrival. It was even promoting a 50 percent discount for your first aud... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2018-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google pledges $10M to support businesses in underserved communities via libraries

Google has long been a philanthropic powerhouse, with STEM education, economic security and inclusion as top priorities. Through its charitable arm, the company also is tackling housing and homelessness, along with criminal justice reform. Next up — libraries. On Thursday, Google.org announced... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-10-03 21:51:27 UTC ]
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With the Help of Washington, News Publishers Fight to Recapture Advertising Dollars From Facebook and Google

Rupert Murdoch, the executive chairman of News Corp and co-chairman of Fox Corp., who built his fortune in the newspaper Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-10-01 07:00:50 UTC ]
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Pew Survey Finds More Adults Listening to Audiobooks

In a survey of 1,502 American adults conducted from January 8 to February 7 this year, Pew found that 20% of adults listened to an audiobook in the 12 months prior to the time the survey was conducted. In 2011, only 11% of adults said they listened to an audiobook. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Google experiments with its own contextual ads, as privacy legislation looms

Google is experimenting with contextual ads at "much lower costs" when it comes to marketing its own products—even as it leads the way as one of the most vocal proponents of the power of personal data for targeting ads online. Marvin Chow, Google’s VP of marketing, peeled back the curtain on... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-09-24 23:11:20 UTC ]
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Children's audiobooks double in popularity

Audiobooks have doubled in popularity with children in the last year, according to figures released by The Insight People. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-24 00:33:56 UTC ]
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Facebook rolls out more ‘playful’ ad formats: Friday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our daily newsletter. You can also get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. Facebook’s... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-09-20 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Miles Jupp to narrate Lowe and McArthur audiobook

Sphere and Hachette Audio have signed comedian Miles Jupp to narrate The Shitshow – the latest book in the Is It Just Me Or Is Everything Shit? series.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-18 07:06:05 UTC ]
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Bonnier Books to feature killer recordings in audiobook

Bonnier Books UK will feature recordings of convicted killers in an audiobook of true crime bestseller Talking with Serial Killers: The World’s Most Evil. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-11 20:04:55 UTC ]
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PRH signs Fleabag’s ‘hot priest’ as part of star-studded audiobook cast

Penguin Random House has announced a star-studded cast including "Fleabag" and "Game of Thrones" actors to narrate a new series of 50 Penguin Classics audiobooks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-10 22:34:58 UTC ]
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How 'cookie matching' at Google caused an ad tech divide

Google's most vocal critics have caused a schism among the ad-tech community: One group led by Brave, a rival web browser, claims to have analyzed Google's ad exchange and found sneaky data-sharing with partners. Meanwhile, Google's defenders say rivals are being alarmist about a common industry... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-09-09 16:35:44 UTC ]
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Oasis Debuts New Vintage Pulp Audiobook Imprint

Paperback Classics, a new audiobook imprint from Oasis Family Media, will bring vintage pulp paperbacks from the 1930s to the 1970s to audio. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Level the Playing Field for Books In Translation

A Slovenian editor says withholding a manuscript for translation is bad business. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Testaments to be adapted for Hulu TV show as audiobook actors revealed

Margaret Atwood’s much-anticipated new novel The Testaments will be turned into a TV show by Hulu and MGM, it has been revealed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-04 06:45:47 UTC ]
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Weekend Giveaway: THE FLIGHT GIRLS Audiobook by Noelle Salazar

Enter to win a a digital audio download of THE FLIGHT GIRLS Audiobook by Noelle Salazar. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-31 10:33:52 UTC ]
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Baen Books, RBmedia Partner On Audiobooks

Independent science fiction and fantasy publisher Baen Books has partnered with audiobook company RBmedia for an audiobook program. Under the agreement, the two companies will publish more than 170 audiobooks over the next three years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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News Corp flashes teeth at Google with news-aggregation service

News Corp said it would not take a cut of ad revenue generated by articles from Knewz.com. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2019-08-23 08:34:39 UTC ]
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Hayley Atwell to voice Jessie Burton audiobook

Actor Hayley Atwell will narrate the audiobook for The Confession by Jessie Burton, as Picador reveals plans for the launch campaign.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-22 03:35:34 UTC ]
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What Role Does Philanthropy Play in Reporting News?

When the Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism pledged money to News Corp and Nine Entertainment last month, some cynics wondered Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-08-21 14:55:30 UTC ]
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Taron Egerton to narrate Elton John audiobook

Taron Egerton will narrate the audiobook edition of Elton John's forthcoming autobiography, Me.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-21 12:02:50 UTC ]
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Changing the journalistic climate: what role does philanthropy play in reporting news?

The fund behind the biggest grant ever given to the Sydney Opera House says it won’t play favourites in Australian mediaWhen the Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism pledged money to News Corp and Nine Entertainment last month, some cynics wondered why the $100m philanthropic outfit was... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-21 04:31:05 UTC ]
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