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 ]
News tagged with: #google play #recent growth

Other Publishing stories related to: 'Google Play launches audiobook store'


Google readies launch of ebook service in Australia

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 14/09/2011 - 09:54 Google is close to launching an Australian version of its ebookstore, the first time the digital company has expanded the service outside the United States. The move raises speculation that a UK launch could be imminent.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #digital company #ebook service


Google Books Bows to New Apple App Store Rules

The Google Books iOS app is now in line with Apple's newly enforced rules that ban links bypassing Apple's own in-app purchase mechanism, which means Apple can retain its 30 percent cut. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


Kobo launches ebook store in Germany

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Wed, 13/07/2011 - 09:37 Kobo has begun selling ebooks in Germany, including offering 80,000 titles in the German language, and 2.4 million ebooks in total. The ebookseller is also promising that its devices will be sold in a major consumer... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #german language


Google launches first e-reader

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Tue, 12/07/2011 - 08:30 Google has launched a branded e-reader, the first device to be integrated with the Google ebooks platform. The internet giant teamed up with manufacturer iriver to produce the iriver Story HD, which goes on sale at Target on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #google launches


Google Launches Affiliate Program for EBooks

Google has launched an affiliate program for its eBooks service, offering to pay commissions to Web publishers who promote titles on their sites and send buyers... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #promote titles #web publishers #affiliate program


Google Touts Growth of E-book Service and Store

Google's eBooks electronic bookstore now contains about 3 million free titles, up from 2 million when it was launched in December. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #e-book service


Amazon launches German Kindle store with fixed prices

Written By: Anja Sieg Publication Date: Thu, 21/04/2011 - 13:53 More than three years after it was introduced in North America and eight months after the UK become the first country outside of the US to get a dedicated Kindle store, Germany has followed suit. The German Kindle store was... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #german-speaking countries #largest selection #fixed prices


Continuum launches ebook store

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 06/04/2011 - 09:16 Independent publisher Continuum has launched an ebook store, featuring a selection of titles across Continuum's humanities, education and religion lists. Around 2,000 titles will be available for download in Adobe PDF and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #ebook store


iPhone app store, Amazon Kindle: Why ebook sellers should stop playing by Apple's rules.

Over the last few months the tech industry has been inching toward ebook nirvana. For one thing, gadget makers keep improving e-readers while slashing prices. (I'm going to renew my bet that Amazon will begin selling the Kindle for less than $100 by the end of the year.) The bigger story,... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2011-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #ebook market #bigger story #begin selling #slashing prices


Google is revamping Google News with more video and higher speed

Google is revamping Google News with a new design that will incorporate elements of the Newsstand app and YouTube, according to people familiar with the plans.The search giant is expected to unveil the new digital media destination next week at its developer conference, and it has been talking... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #publishing executive #recent weeks #developer conference #search giant #newsstand app #find news #people familiar


Teenagers think Google is cool, study by Google finds

The company funded ‘It’s Lit: A guide to what teens think is cool’, which found that it was more cool than Vice, Nike and FacebookToday’s teenagers think Google and Google brands are cool, research funded by Google has found.Google published “It’s Lit: A guide to what teens think is cool”, a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #google published


Forget Playing With Toys: Kids Can Play With The Catalog

Get out your crayons and mobile phones. The Toys 'R Us holiday catalog drops this week. At 96 pages, "The Great Big Toys 'R Us Book of Awesome" is its biggest issue ever and includes interactive elements for the first time."The Big Book, as we call it internally, is done every year, but this is... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2015-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #android devices


Miles to play Cromwell in Mantel plays

Actor Ben Miles has been cast as Thomas Cromwell in the Royal Shakespeare Company's... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #thomas cromwell


Google gives us some insight on the inner workings of Google Translate

Google may have started out as a search engine, but the scope of its services has grown considerably in the 20-plus years since its origin. Of the many products in its grand stable, Google Translate has become a workhorse platform, lending its multi-lingual chops to Chrome, Google +, Android,... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #video interview #core mission #grown considerably #search engine


Google+ Idea Guy Says Google Still Trying to Hold Him Back

Paul Adams, the Google social researcher turned Facebook product manager who's credited with giving Google the idea for circles of friends that it's utilized in Google+, spoke out against his former employer tonight on his blog. Adams protests that Google is blocking the publication of a book he... Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


Mackesy narrates own audiobook for PRH

Charlie Mackesy will narrate the audiobook of his bestseller The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse, with a musical score and real wildlife sounds helping bring it to life. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-30 07:56:33 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #audiobook #charlie mackesy


YA Book Prize launches for 2021

The YA Book Prize, which aims to recognise the best Young Adult fiction from the UK and Ireland, has re-opened for submissions.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-29 14:33:44 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book prize #ya book


Spotify Eyes Audiobooks

The music streaming giant is poised to enter the audiobook market. Here's what that means for publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #audiobook #audiobook market


Suburban Toronto Indigo Store Unionizes

Workers at the Indigo Books & Music location in Mississauga, Ontario, in suburban Toronto, have voted to join UFCW Local 1006A, prompted in part by orders to clean customer bathrooms. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with:


New Ijeoma Oluo title to launch Basic Books UK

Basic Books UK, John Murray Press' new imprint, has acquired Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male Power by Ijeoma Oluo to publish as its first title in 2021.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-22 20:18:01 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #ijeoma oluo