Sector Spotlight: Three Expert Observations on Ed-Tech in the UK

'Word gets around quickly when products disappoint.' That and other cautions led a special programming sequence at London's FutureBook Conference this month. The post Sector Spotlight: Three Expert Observations on Ed-Tech in the UK appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Hachette UK unveils high-tech Hely Hutchinson distribution centre

After four years of planning and construction, Hachette’s huge new distribution centre—the most expensive capital project in the firm’s history—was officially opened this week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Trade asked for evidence so UK can retain 'world-leading' publishing sector

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Publishing has called for evidence from the trade as it seeks to maintain a “world-leading” publishing sector in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The UK’s Man Booker Prize for Fiction Observes Its 50th Anniversary in 2018

Ahead of special events for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction's half-century anniversary, the foundation releases a desk diary with covers of winning titles. The post The UK’s Man Booker Prize for Fiction Observes Its 50th Anniversary in 2018 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Chandler ed-tech company moves into larger office, expands by 60 percent, and continues hiring

Chandler education technology company StrongMind has moved into a larger, custom office, expanded by 60 percent over the last year, and plans to continue hiring this year. StrongMind develops technology and content curriculum for 6th to 12th graders that online schools and blended-learning... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Bertelsmann acquires stake in Indian ed-tech company Eruditus

Bertelsmann has acquired a stake in Indian ed-tech company Eruditus Executive Education. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Schools funding and wifi among chief challenges for Ed Tech

"Significant pressure" on school budgets is likely to have a knock-on effect on ed tech, trade association British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA) has warned, after its research on the impact of budgetary constraints showed it will lead to a downgrading of ICT investments in 2016-17. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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International Ed-Tech, Publishing, and Investment: An Emerging Accelerator

With investments from China's Qtone and Oxford University Press, ed-tech accelerator Emerge Education is engaging with 'the old school together with the new school.' The post International Ed-Tech, Publishing, and Investment: An Emerging Accelerator appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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1105’s Ed Tech Magazine Returns to Print After 2 Digital-Only Years

Digital-to-print launches like Allrecipes, POLITICO Magazine and The Pitchfork Review are becoming increasingly common, but it's rare when a brand that decided to abandon ink and paper returns to it. T.H.E. Journal, 1105 Media's magazine about K-12 education technology, is doing just that though. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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OUP sponsors working space for ed-tech start-ups

Oxford University Press has partnered with Emerge Education, an "accelerator" for education technology start-ups. The Emerge Education accelerator programme aims to improve educational outcomes worldwide by supporting innovative solutions and ideas from start-up companies. It offers ed-tech... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Fortune's Most Powerful Women List Has Lots of Tech Stars, With She-Can-Do-Anything Spotlight on Facebook's Sandberg

I say we scramble all the private jets in Silicon Valley and get the "Lean In" book star to D.C. to lean on some pols to open the government again, tout de suite! Continue reading at AllThingsD

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Tech firms' responses to latest NSA disclosures cloud the truth, experts say

Technology companies may be hiding behind legal jargon to avoid being more forthcoming in their responses to new documents on government surveillance that were disclosed Friday, some experts say. Internet and software companies including Microsoft, Yahoo, Google and Facebook “are legally... Continue reading at PC World

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Facebook rolls out high-tech ad registry with a low-tech twist

Facebook is rolling out its Canadian political ad registry today with a low-tech twist — a bid to prevent people based outside of Canada from running ads in the upcoming federal election. Continue reading at CBC

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Tech We’re Using: Sliding Backward on Tech? There Are Benefits

"I find that many new technologies are actually far less efficient than the tools they attempt to replace," said Pamela Paul, editor of The New York Times Book Review. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Clayton to lead UK field sales for Bonnier Publishing UK

Hachette's Sarah Clayton has been appointed head of UK Field Sales for Bonnier Publishing UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Observer view on our new tabloid format | Observer editorial

From the French revolution to Brexit, this newspaper has put itself at the heart of the issues of the moment, whatever its sizeToday, we are proud and excited to launch our new design for the Observer. We think it’s vital for a newspaper to shed its skin from time to time, to reimagine itself... Continue reading at The Guardian

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The 2017 Man Booker Prize Fiction Shortlist Includes UK, UK-Pakistani, and US Authors

Called 'a group of novels grown from tradition but also radical and contemporary,' the 2017 Man Booker Prize shortlist of six books is announced in London. The post The 2017 Man Booker Prize Fiction Shortlist Includes UK, UK-Pakistani, and US Authors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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UK BA Reveals 79 UK Bookstores Closed in 2012, 39 Opened

The Booksellers Association in the UK latest membership figures for the year 2012 revealed 79 stores closed, 39 opened and total membership was 3,580. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Sarah Lean moves to S&S UK for next middle-grade novel

Author Sarah Lean will move from HarperCollins to Simon & Schuster UK with middle-grade novel The Good Bear, to be illustrated by Fiona Woodcock. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PRH Uses UK Designer for Holiday Campaign, Adds 300,000 Books to Donation

Penguin Random House has a new UK-built D2C holiday gift selector, and ups its donation to longtime charity partner First Book. The post PRH Uses UK Designer for Holiday Campaign, Adds 300,000 Books to Donation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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