Google Play launches audiobook store

Google Play has launched a dedicated audiobook store to take advantage of the recent growth in downloads. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Store Now Selling Audiobooks and Boosting Content on Voice-Activated Devices

While hardly a shock that Google Play has started selling audiobooks, it's a moment to look at aspects of the format's sales-building prominence: the other way of 'reading.' The post Google Play Store Now Selling Audiobooks and Boosting Content on Voice-Activated Devices appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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 Play Store cyber sale offers discounted apps, movies, music, and books

The Google Play Store is joining in on the cyber week sale madness, offering some tempting deals on a variety of digital content.Click over to the Play Store to scroll through everything that is up for grabs. Some of the best deals are on entertainment, with Academy Award winner Her available... Continue reading at PC World

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Google publishes free Android Lollipop how-to guide in Play Store

If you’re one of the few who actually reads instruction manuals, then you may want to grab a new ebook from Google.The Android Quick Start Guide is a free download on Google Play Books that outlines basic Android Lollipop features, such as connecting your Google account, setting up a security... Continue reading at PC World

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Google adding textbooks to the Play Store

While most people associate Android with text-messages, Google hopes you will think of it in another "text" aspect too -- textbooks. Today, Google announces that it is bringing textbooks to the Play Store. The company has partnered with all five major textbook publishers -- Cengage, Wiley,... Continue reading at Betanews

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Google Play Store to Rent and Sell Textbooks

Google is getting into the textbook business by selling and renting materials from the top five education publishers in the US. The new service will launch August 8. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Google Play to launch in France

Google is about to launch ebooks on the Google Play entertainment portal in France, according to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Google launches UK eBooks store, Australia and Canada 'soon'

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Thu, 06/10/2011 - 14:17 Google eBooks has launched its e-bookstore in the UK. The store can be found at Google.co.uk/ebooks with frontlist titles including The Fear Index by Robert Harris priced at £9.06 and Kill Alex Cross by James Patterson priced... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Carcanet Press launches audiobook series

Carcanet Press is launching an audiobook series featuring recordings of poetry collections read by the authors themselves. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A book club inspires a store owner to launch day camps

When Crystal Bobb-Semple decided to host a Percy Jackson for young readers, she never imagined the fantasy series updating the Greek myths would change her life. The had officially ended a year... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

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Google Has Stored Some Passwords in Plaintext Since 2005

On the heels of embarrassing disclosures from Facebook and Twitter, Google reveals its own password bugs—one of which lasted 14 years. Continue reading at Wired

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HarperCollins Children's launches app for Google Assistant

HarperCollins Children’s Books UK has launched a voice-activated app on Google Assistant for children’s audiobooks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play sale serves up 99 cent movie and TV show rentals

If you've been putting off renting a film, buying an app, or downloading an ebook, you'll be glad to hear that it's sale time on the Google Play Store (again). That means all movie rentals now cost a buck, and the same goes for three episodes from TV... Continue reading at Engadget

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eBay takes on Amazon with launch of new Entertainment Store

eBay has launched a dedicated storefront for entertainment products, including books, as it bids to become “the destination for physical media in the UK”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Christian Stores to Launch Online Ordering Initiative

The Association for Christian Retail (CBA) is providing Christian stores with a consumer website that allows online sales and in-store customer pick-up. The Get It Local Today program is scheduled to launch this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Totally Entwined launches e-store and self-publishing platform

Bonnier Publishing UK's Totally Entwined Group has launched a romance e-store and self-publishing platform called First For Romance. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Audible launches £4m audio plays grant

Audiobook platform Audible is launching a $5m (£3.89m) transatlantic theatre grant in order to "further its commitment to supporting emerging talent" in the creative arts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ruby Wax's Frazzled Cafe to launch in M&S Stores

Author, comedian and mental health campaigner Ruby Wax has joined forces wtih Marks & Spencer to launch Frazzled Cafe in M&S stores. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Wharton Uses Zola’s Everywhere Store to Launch Online Bookstore

The store is the first to be powered by Zola’s Everywhere Store widget, an API that enables anyone to begin selling books simply by dropping a few lines of Zola’s code on to their website. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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