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'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Vows to Keep Investing in Journalism in Search for Sustainable Publishing Models

During the Digital Media Asia 2019 conference held in Hong Kong in October, tech giant Google reiterated its support for Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-11-04 18:00:50 UTC ]
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AT&T bows to pressure from activist investor, may sell ailing DirecTV unit

Mere weeks after activist investor Elliott Management publicly pressed AT&T to slash costs and dial down its acquisitions strategy, it appears as if Chairman-CEO Randall Stephenson has knuckled under to those demands. Speaking today on AT&T’s third-quarter earnings call, Stephenson laid... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Meredith Sells Money Magazine Brand, Nearly Two Years After Time Inc. Merger

Meredith Corp. has sold the Money magazine brand to Ad Practitioners LLC, a three-year-old Puerto Rico-based media and advertising startup behind the product review site ConsumersAdvocate.org, both parties announced Tuesday morning. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. One of a handful of... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-10-22 16:06:17 UTC ]
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To Sell More Books, S&S Hits the Road

The S&S Selects PrePub Tour sends authors of books due out next season from Simon & Schuster’s five adult imprints across the country to schmooze with literary tastemakers around the country. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Rare Harry Potter Book Sells for Lots and Lots of Galleons: Critical Linking, October 13, 2019

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Christian Stores Opt In to LifeWay's Authorized Dealer Program

Following its decision to close all bricks-and-mortar store locations, LifeWay Christian Resources is offering other retailers a discount on all LifeWay branded products as well as books from its B&H imprint as part of a new program. Over 400 stores have signed up since June. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Atwood's The Testaments sells more than 250,000 copies in UK, says Vintage

Margaret Atwood's The Testaments (Chatto & Windus) has sold more than 250,000 copies in the UK across all formats, Vintage has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-08 23:30:20 UTC ]
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FutureBook Live to explore the future of textbooks, OA strategies, and learning

Pearson’s chief strategy officer Jonathan Chocqueel-Mangan will give insights into the publisher’s new digital-first textbook policy at FutureBook Live 2019, The Bookseller’s publishing conference. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Debut YA by Member of Chippewa Tribe Sells in Seven-Figure Deal

'The Firekeeper's Daughter' by Angeline Boulleywas acquired by Tiffany Liao at Henry Holt Books for Young Readers after a 12-bidder auction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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Feminism, cyber warfare and politics feature at sell-out Cliveden Literary Festival

The Cliveden Literary Festival returned for a third time last weekend with Ian McEwan, Howard Jacobson and Elif Shafak among the authors taking part in a busy event that saw speakers discuss topics from feminism to Russian spies, cyberwarfare and conspiracy theories to secrets of the universe.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-30 13:22:16 UTC ]
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EBay CEO resigns as company considers selling assets

EBay CEO Devin Wenig is stepping down from his position as the San Jose-based e-commerce company considers selling some assets and appoints an interim leader, the company announced Wednesday morning. Wenig, who also held the title of president and was a director of the company, had been with... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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EBay CEO resigns as company considers selling assets

EBay CEO Devin Wenig is stepping down from his position as the California-based e-commerce company considers selling some assets and appoints an interim leader, the company announced Wednesday morning. Wenig, who also held the title of president and was a director of the company, had been with... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-09-25 15:52:24 UTC ]
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Area man attempts to sell self-published book to 50 bookstores in 50 days, learns lesson along the way.

As reported in The Republic, Columbus, Ohio’s Mason Engel had already tried to get his self-published reboot of Orwell’s dystopian classic, 1984, into the hands of New York literary agents—like, right into their actual hands. After reaching number one in Amazon’s dystopian fiction category,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Selling to the Grown-Ups (shelftalker)

Adding an adult section to a children’s bookstore has been a profitable investment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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Facebook rolls out more ‘playful’ ad formats: Friday Wake-Up Call

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The Testaments smashes records to sell 103k in first week

Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments (Vintage) has soared into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, with 103,177 print copies sold in its first week on sale.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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