New Tech Company Looks to Reimagine Enhanced E-books

Entertainment technology developer Neoglyphic Entertaiment has launched a platform that uses data science, gaming and VR technology to create multimedia experiences around traditional novels. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2018: Beijing Yutian Hanfeng Books Company

Beijing Yutian Hanfeng’s full-color 222-page catalogue is a testament to the company’s dedication to design and art: every page, highlighting a particular series of books, is beautifully illustrated and meticulously designed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At the New Zola Books, Focus Is On Tech, Not Books

Zola Books didn't work out as a book company, so its literary agent founder reimagined it as a technology company. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Pelican Books Is Reimagining The Cover In The Age Of E-Books

Penguin's storied non-fiction brand is trying to redefine the book cover, as well as bridge the gap between physical books and ebooks.The covers of our favorite books are doors that lead into their internal literary worlds, and that's enough to make their designs important: a book's cover is the... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2014-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The forgotten tech company that tried to sway the election — in 1960

The Simulmatics Corporation also sought to predict riots and influence Vietnam, Jill Lepore writes. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-13 13:00:00 UTC ]
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The 19 best books ‘Fast Company’ staffers read during quarantine—and the indie bookstores where you can buy them

Independent bookstores are hurting as shoppers stay online. Pick up one of our staff picks to support bookstores throughout the U.S. Whether you’re diving into an engrossing period drama, reading up on the history of protests or pandemics, or escaping into a fantastical world, chances are you’ve... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-11-06 16:00:54 UTC ]
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Great Jones cofounder Sierra Tishgart’s favorite book inspired her company’s name

Great Jones cofounder Sierra Tishgart shares her reading list. The Pleasures of Cooking for One: A Cookbook, Judith Jones Judith Jones—a legendary editor and author—inspired the name for Great Jones [my cook-ware company]! This is my favorite of her books.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-08-26 07:00:32 UTC ]
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What’s the deal with this celebrity book club company?

Harnessing the power of extremely famous people to sell books is nothing new, but what about combining the influence of multiple famous people—from billionaire “philanthropist” Richard Branson to beloved journalist/Twitter lush Susan Orlean—to sell books combined with the vaporous concept of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-19 14:44:04 UTC ]
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Texas Company Launches Five Celebrity Curated Book Clubs

Austin-based Literati is launching five celebrity-branded subscription book clubs, curated by Stephen Curry, Malala Yousafzai, Sir Richard Branson, Susan Orlean, and the Joseph Campbell Foundation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A Shout-Out to Tech from the Book Biz

Bill Kasdorf wants to thank the tech industry for helping publishing get through the pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2020: Reimagining Fantasy Titles

Chinese authors and publishers are trawling ancient texts, cultural heritage, and historical evidence for inspiration. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Statement: Ad Tech Companies: Stop Journalism-Harming Keyword Blocking Practices

The News Media Alliance and Digital Content Next call on digital advertisers and digital advertising companies to stop using keyword Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-04-03 21:38:18 UTC ]
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Without Places to Gather, Debut Novelists Reimagine Book Promotion

First-time novelists with books out or coming soon talk about their changes of plans and how they’re spending these unusual days. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-03-18 20:00:14 UTC ]
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Coronavirus: Sharjah’s World Book Capital Ceremony, Tech Forum, and More

Today, our listing of changes to plans amid the COVID-19 emergency features news from the UAE, Canada, the UK, France, and the United States. The post Coronavirus: Sharjah’s World Book Capital Ceremony, Tech Forum, and More appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-16 14:12:55 UTC ]
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Seattle's Elliott Bay Book Company Unionizes

Booksellers of the Elliott Bay Book Company in Seattle voted to unionize on Friday. The independent rank-and-file union is called the Book Workers Union. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Cairo international book fair turns away jailed publisher's company

Khaled Lotfy, whose firm Tanmia published a new edition of a book about Egyptian double agent Ashraf Marwan, has been sentenced to five yearsCairo international book fair has excluded imprisoned publisher Khaled Lotfy’s firm from the event citing “security reasons”, the International Publishers... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-22 13:55:22 UTC ]
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Mitchell Beazley gets 'groundbreaking' Foodpairing Company book

Mitchell Beazley has acquired a "ground‐breaking" new book from the Foodpairing Company. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Axel Springer Repositions as a ‘Media and Tech Company’

Someone needs to do a major rewrite of the Wikipedia article about Axel Springer because it’s not a digital publisher anymore like Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-09-23 18:00:02 UTC ]
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Oprah's Book Club Reimagined Via Partnership with Apple

Through a deal with Apple, titles selected for the club will be promoted in the tech giant's bookstore, and authors of those books selected will be interviewed by Oprah Winfrey in a new series that will stream on Apple's new streaming service, Apple TV+. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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6 Books Written by Women Working in Tech

We need more women in tech, so when women in the field write about it, it's important to pay attention. Get insight from these books by women in tech. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-09-04 10:34:21 UTC ]
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