Google's Accelerated Mobile Pages project aims to speed up the mobile web

Facing threats from Apple and Facebook, Google is teaming up with web publishers to cut down page load times on smartphones. “Accelerated Mobile Pages,” or AMP, is an open framework for building lightweight webpages, optimized for mobile devices. The move is a direct answer to rival initiatives such as Apple News and Facebook Instant Articles, both of which offer fast-loading articles by cutting out cruft.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Continue reading at 'PC World'

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BookCon 2015: Julianne Moore and Brian Selznick: From Screen-to-Page and Page-to-Screen: Star Power in Children’s Book

Actress Julianne Moore and award-winning writer and illustrator Brian Selznick have more in common than writing books for children. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mobile, Idealism, More Mobile: What UK Publishers Worry They’re Not Worried Enough About

Some of the U.K.’s leading premium publishers gathered together for the Association of Online Publishers’ Autumn conference on Thursday in London. Top of the agenda was the issue of cross-platform publishing and the challenges pub ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Check Out This Page-For-Page Digital Companion For Khaled Hosseini's Latest Novel

Afghan tourism footage, real-time weather info, historical photos, interactive video, and more complement the best-seller And the Mountains Echoed.How often can you say that every page of a book inspired you? To mark the May paperback launch of Khaled Hosseini's best selling novel And the... Continue reading at Fast Company

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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

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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

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Column: Horror clouds every page of Mary Trump's book about her Uncle Donald

'Too Much and Never Enough,' a book written about President Trump by his niece, is dark right from the get-go. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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PRH accelerates inclusion plan with targets on leadership, hires and books

Penguin Random House has published an “accelerated inclusion plan”, including a commitment on "radical and urgent action" to make its senior leadership teams representative of UK society. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Canada Could Be Next in Challenging Google to Pay Publishers | News & Notes

In April, French regulators ordered Google to help develop a system to reward the country's news outlets with licensing fees when portions of their stories are displayed on the tech giant's news tab or in its search results. The decision was hailed as a triumph for publishers by those favoring... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Author A G Smith launches project for marginalised voices writing on lockdown

Author A G Smith has launched Paperchains, a project that aims to publish a book of writing by prisoners, homeless people and members of the armed forces about the coronavirus lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ten Speed to Publish Graphic History of Black Panther Party

Best known for his work on such Black superhero series as Luke Cage, Cyborg and Naomi, comics writer David Walker is teaming with artist Marcus Kwame Anderson to produce 'The Black Panther Party: A Graphic History', which will be published by Ten Speed Press in January 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Raising a boy in 2020 is tough. Three new books aimed at fathers offer some guidance.

The father-son relationship is more complex than ever. And talking about the difficult stuff needs to start sooner. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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‘Nothing Is Wrong and Here Is Why’ takes hilarious aim at the current administration. But it’s not all fun and games.

Alexandra Petri’s new essay collection makes our current sociopolitical dumpster fire not just very funny but stingingly poignant. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Bookstat chart: Sorry I Missed You aims true for the top spot

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40 Under Forty: Christopher Michael Schroeder aims to make New Mexico the most small business-friendly state

Through SOMOS ABQ, Schroeder and others celebrate what makes Albuquerque a unique place. Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Coronavirus Response: Spain’s Publishing Industry Mobilizes Bookstore Support

Asking consumers to remember what booksellers mean to them, Spain's publishing industry associations roll out a campaign to reopen book retailers. The post Coronavirus Response: Spain’s Publishing Industry Mobilizes Bookstore Support appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Comics for a Mobile Generation

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought huge swaths of the publishing industry to a halt, but one channel remains open and thriving: mobile webcomics. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bauer to Close, Merge or Sell Ten Magazines as Covid-19 ‘Accelerates Trends’

Magazine publisher Bauer Media plans to close, merge or sell ten of its print titles it says will not be Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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The Murdoch media’s China coronavirus conspiracy has one aim: get Trump re-elected | Kevin Rudd

News Corp is campaigning full-bore for the US president, with reports of a Wuhan lab ‘intelligence’ dossier being seeded across its empireIn liberal democracies, the integrity, impartiality and professionalism of intelligence agencies matters. That’s why it is essential that intelligence... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Spotify takes aim at Audible with help from Harry Potter

Daniel Radcliffe, David Beckham and Dakota Fanning are among a handful of celebrities who will be reading various chapters of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone/Sorcerer’s Stone” exclusively on Spotify. The move underscores the streaming giant's efforts to invade all things digital audio. Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Socked by virus, comic book industry tries to draw next page

The comic book shop has long been a wall-to-wall repository for tales of world-threatening cataclysms and doomsday dystopias but it has never before been drawn into a fight for survival like the coronavirus pandemic Continue reading at ABC News

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