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 Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

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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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Barnes & Noble boosts content on Nook with Google Play

Barnes & Noble is adding the Google Play store to HD versions of its Nook tablet, in a bid to counter slowing sales of its devices.Nook HD and Nook HD+ customers will be able to access over 700,000 Android apps and games, millions of songs and more, besides the Chrome browser, Gmail,... Continue reading at PC World

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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 Now Selling Books and Movies in Russia

A week after Apple opened the Russian iTunes Store, users can now download books and movies from the Russian Google Play Store. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Pulitzer Prize-winner Ronan Farrow does goofy voices in his dead-serious MeToo audiobook

The audiobook version of “Catch and Kill” features first-rate reporting and some wince-worthy character work. (You do NOT want to hear him do Trump’s voice.) What: The least necessary vocal inflection in recent memory.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

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W H Smith boosted by travel stores ahead of full year results

W H Smith has been boosted by a "strong performance" of its travel stores as the retailer says it expects full year results to be in line with expectations, ahead of c.e.o. Stephen Clarke's departure.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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New Study Finds Google Receives an Estimated $4.7 Billion in Revenue from News Publishers’ Content

The News Media Alliance today published findings from a new study that analyzes how Google uses and benefits from news. Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Amazon's rumored wearable device reads your emotions by listening to your voice

Amazon already brings joy to the millions of people who receive its packages, but now it wants to know how you’re feeling during the other 1,400 minutes in your day. Bloomberg reports that Amazon is developing a new wearable device “that can discern the wearer’s emotional state from the sound... Continue reading at PC World

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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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Huawei devices disappear from Microsoft Store and Best Buy, but remain on Amazon, Newegg

Microsoft appears to have pulled Huawei's Matebook X Pro from its online shelves, and Best Buy, too, has followed suit. Huawei phones and devices are still available from Amazon and Newegg as of this posting, however.Neither the Huawei Matebook X Pro nor the Huawei Matebook 13 appear on... Continue reading at PC World

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The way we buy and sell branded content is broken. Here’s how to fix it

A few years ago, I ran a content campaign for an electronics company in partnership with a popular tech publisher. The content was all about how to choose the right tech for your needs, and it absolutely crushed it. The publisher had to do little more than share it once on Facebook, and the... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Google starts ‘subscriptions lab’ for local publishers to develop paid content

The six-month program, featuring eight North American news publishers, is designed to unearth insights that can be shared across the news ecosystem. The post Google starts ‘subscriptions lab’ for local publishers to develop paid content appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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YouTube’s brand-safety woes give publishers a boost in selling video ads directly

To avoid brand-safety issues, agencies are increasingly buying premium publisher audiences directly on YouTube. The post YouTube’s brand-safety woes give publishers a boost in selling video ads directly appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Facebook is playing nicer with publishers by easing up on ad and content restrictions

Facebook Watch is still no jackpot. But Facebook is letting more publishers sell their own ad inventory and has warmed up to non-exclusive content. The post Facebook is playing nicer with publishers by easing up on ad and content restrictions appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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