IGN acquires pay-what-you-want game and book retailer Humble Bundle

Media conglomerate IGN has acquired Humble Bundle, the pay-what-you-want gaming, book and software collection retailer that raises money for charitable causes. In a blog post, Humble Bundle cofounder and CEO Jeffrey Rosen noted that his company will... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2017-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Humble Bundle launches pay-what-you-want Linux book deal

Humble Bundle is a really cool program. If you aren't familiar, the website sells games, apps, and more with a "pay what you want" pricing scheme. Essentially, you can score a bundle of really good digital content without harming your bank account. No, you can't just pay a penny -- usually there... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chronicle Books acquires three game brands from Wild and Wolf

Chronicle Books, which is distributed in the UK by Abrams & Chronicle Books, has acquired three "signature" Wild and Wolf game and toy brands.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-16 00:22:57 UTC ]
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Humble Bundle Books Gets a Bump It Can Brag About

In 2019, the promotional site that allows consumers to pay what they wish for bundles of DRM-free ebooks, reported a sales increase of 36% in 2018 over its 2017 results, for a total of $21.3 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pay What You Want For The 2018 Arduino Enthusiast E-Book Bundle

Thanks to its simple and accessible user experience, Arduino has been used in thousands of different projects and applications. The Arduino software is easy-to-use for beginners, yet flexible enough for advanced users.The 2018 Arduino Enthusiast E-Book Bundle is a collection of 10 publications... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2018-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Walmart Partnership Brings Retailer Into the E-Book Game

Walmart has partnered with Rakuten, the Japanese internet services and e-commerce company, to bring its Kobo e-readers and ebooks to the chain's U.S. stores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pay Humble Bundle $15, get $276 worth of maker know-how

Humble Bundle unveiled its latest book pack on Wednesday and, hoo boy, is it a doozy. The pay-what-you-want charity is teaming up with Make for a huge book pack that teaches the basics of Arduino and Pi programming. Pay anything you want for six Make... Continue reading at Engadget

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Humble Bundle Looks to Add E-books

While video-game players are familiar with the gaming site Humble Bundle, ebook readers will hear a lot more about it in the coming months. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Humble Comedy Bundle lets you pay what you want for laughs, big spenders get Louis CK

The Humble business model can apply to anything. Now, you can pay what you want for stand-up comedy in addition to ebooks, music and video games. For the next two weeks, you can get comedy specials from Maria Bamford, Tig Notaro, Hannibal Buress and Jim Norton for as little or as much as you... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-08-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Japan's Rakuten to Acquire E-book Retailer Kobo

Japanese e-commerce company Rakuten said on Tuesday that it plans to acquire Canadian ebook and e-reader company Kobo in a bid to expand in the area of media... Continue reading at PC World

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National Book Tokens launches Hidden Book and Book Island Games

National Book Tokens has launched its annual festive campaign, with the return of its Hidden Book Game for a seventh year, and Book Island Game for children for a second year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 22:34:50 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Wants Libraries to Pay (and Pay...and Pay...) for e-Books

Back in 1984, I wrote a book that sold to a lot of libraries. It stayed on the shelves for over a decade. If it had been an ebook published today by HarperCollins, there's a good chance it would have been off those shelves within a year. Or sooner. Continue reading at PC World

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Outcry over book ‘censorship’ reveals how online retailers choose books — or don’t

Bricks-and-mortar booksellers curate books for you. Online, the decisions are more arbitrary. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Short Books acquires 'trailblazing' book on glucose and its effects

Short Books will publish a "trailblazing" book about glucose and its effects from biologist and entrepreneur Jessie Inchauspe, founder of the Glucose Goddess Instagram account. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Buster Books acquires Jess French's mindfulness-inspired picture book

Buster Books, the children's imprint of Michael O’Mara Books, will publish CBeebies presenter Dr Jess French's first book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Leaver and Smith’s Welbeck Acquires Carlton; Books International Acquires Marston

In two moves announced within days of each other, new consolidation can be seen in both nonfiction and in distribution and manufacturing services in publishing. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Leaver: ‘An Excellent Springboard’ ormer Quarto CEO Marcus Leaver and Mark Smith... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Templar Books acquires new picture books from Sebastien Braun

Bonnier Publishing imprint Templar Books has acquired world rights for two picture books from Sebastien Braun in a deal with Arabella Stein of the Bright Agency. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At Frankfurt Book Fair: ‘A Book Is a Film Is a Game’ Networking Day Returns

The day includes two sets of pitch sessions of books for possible film or virtual-reality development, each followed by networking sessions. The post At Frankfurt Book Fair: ‘A Book Is a Film Is a Game’ Networking Day Returns appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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At Frankfurt Book Fair: ‘A Book Is a Film Is a Game’

Minecraft, Angry Birds, 'Valérian et Laureline,' and many more high-visibility properties are spotlighted in a daylong focus at Frankfurt on cross-media development. The post At Frankfurt Book Fair: ‘A Book Is a Film Is a Game’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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OR Books Acquires U.K.'s Serif Books

New York's OR Books will maintain the Serif Books imprint and continue to publish books under the brand. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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