HMH Partners with Google Play for Education

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced that it has partnered with Google to deliver K-12 core curriculum through Google Play for Education, Google's content store for K-12 schools. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-31 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 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 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 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

[ Engadget | 2017-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Educational Publishing Execs at HMH, Cengage Leaving

As educational publishers continue to deal with dramatic changes in the college and school markets, two high-placed executives at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Cengage will leave their roles later this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Books App Adds Discover Feature

The new feature, intended to help users with book discovery, mines information from online book news, reviews and video content. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Books is more comic friendly thanks to vertical scrolling

Is Google Play Books your go-to app for reading comic books? If so, your digital page turning is about to get a whole lot better. While the app is getting a number of updates, the most notable is the introduction of vertical scrolling. Rather than... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2015-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Books Adds New Comics Features

The Google Play Store adds landscape scrolling, curated series pages and personal recommendations for comics and graphic novels. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Closes Down Play Books Publisher

The Digital Reader reports that due to concerns over “rampant commercial piracy,” Google has closed the Google Play Books Partner Center to new users. The post Google Closes Down Play Books Publisher appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-05-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to upload PDF and EPUB files into Google Play Books

Ever get stuck at the bar waiting for your friends to show up? That’s when I usually whip out my tablet and start catching up on reading. And since Google Play Books lets me upload PDFs and ebooks I’ve purchased elsewhere, I’ve always got something new to read on hand.It’s easy to get your own... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2015-01-28 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

[ PC World | 2014-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ PC World | 2014-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Jazzes Up E-book Nonfiction

Google has launched a new version of Google Play Books that it hopes will make for a better reading experience for nonfiction titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google makes Play Books more student friendly

Google's latest Play Books update for Android makes the app a lot easier to use for reading non-fiction ebooks. See, Play Books is perfect if you're just reading something from cover to cover. But if you're using it to read text or reference books... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2014-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N Partners With Google for Same-Day Delivery

The bookselling chain is partnering with Google's new shopping service, Google Shopping, to offer same-day delivery in three U.S. cities. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-08-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play to expand ebook offering to 13 new countries

Google Play is soon to make ebooks available in 13 more countries around the world. The company... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DC Periodical Comics Now for Sale on Google Play

DC Entertainment’s list of serialized superhero comics will now be available for sale on Google Play along with digital editions of DC and Vertigo original graphic novels and collected editions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google's New Real-Time Audience Measurement Is a Brand Play

Google announced a new partnership with comScore today that it said will improve its ability to tell brand marketers about their digital campaigns. Google touted a new measurement tool—available to DoubleClick advertisers and publishers—that will deliver real-time data about who is seeing ads... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2014-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play update showcases big-screen optimized apps on tablets

As promised a month or so ago, Google Play is implementing a few changes today that'll push tablet-optimized apps to the forefront. That is, if you're using a device not quite small enough to be considered a phone (though we admit there are certain handhelds that bridge the gap). Indeed, tablet... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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