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'

[ The New York Times | 2019-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble plunges as bookseller's sales slide deepens

Barnes & Noble Inc. began its new fiscal year with disappointing results as the turnaround promised by its recently ousted chief proves elusive. Same-store sales at the book and gift seller slipped... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2018-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google AMP beat Facebook Instant Articles, but publishers start to question AMP’s benefits

A new Chartbeat study found only one-third of publishers see clear evidence of a traffic increase from the fast-loading articles format. The post Google AMP beat Facebook Instant Articles, but publishers start to question AMP’s benefits appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-08-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tech firms fear regulation nightmare if MPs get their way

Report into fake news could put legal burden on firms such as Twitter and Facebook to remove harmful and illegal contentFacebook, Twitter and Google could face their worst regulation nightmares if the recommendations of parliament’s report into fake news, based on a leaked version published on... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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More choice on privacy just means more chances to do what’s best for big tech | John Naughton

A study of how Facebook, Google and Microsoft have applied the EU’s new GDPR rules shows users are being manipulatedOne of the most influential books published in the last decade was Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth and Happiness by Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein. In it, the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author Earnings Sliding Fast in U.K.

Median annual income of professional writers is now under £10,500—down by 15% since 2013—according to ALCS research, with hourly rates well below minimum wage. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tuesday Wake-Up Call: AT&T's ad-tech ambitions. Plus, CBD brands explode

Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. Search for "Ad Age" under "Skills" in the Alexa app. What people are talking about today: AT&T quickly followed up its... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Stop Three-Week Slide in Early June

Unit sales of print books broke a three-week losing streak in the week ended June 10, 2018, as sales rose 3% over the week ended June 11, 2017, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tech We’re Using: How Technology Transforms the World of Comic Books

George Gene Gustines, an editor in graphics and video at The New York Times, has been writing about comics for nearly two decades. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2018-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Collins scoops FT prize-winning tech book at 'competitive auction'

The winner of last year’s Financial Times and McKinsey Bracken Bower Prize for young authors has made deals well over six figures across five countries for a book about technology innovation, with William Collins scooping the book in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How The Washington Post is building its tech platform, Arc

The Washington Post's digital publishing platform now powers sites and apps that reach 500 million monthly unique users. The post How The Washington Post is building its tech platform, Arc appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-05-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Foyles reaping benefits of new decentralised buying method

An overhaul in the way Foyles buys books from publishers is already bearing fruit for the company, its chief executive Paul Currie has told The Bookseller. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Five Industry Tech Consultants Form New Firm

The members of Publishing Technology Partners are Ken Brooks, Bill Kasdorf, Thad McIlroy, Bill Rosenblatt, and Bill Trippe, all of whom have over 25 years’ experience working in the publishing industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Flipboard Wants To Be The Go-To News Source For Tech Mavens

From curation to presentation, the personalized magazine app is rethinking how it packages up the world of technology–with professionals in mind. In 2010, when Flipboard debuted, it called itself a “social magazine.” At the time, that meant that it pulled in content from your friends’ Twitter... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Guardian view on ad tech: a tangled web | Editorial

Martin Lewis is suing Facebook. The question is whether companies can be held responsible for the behaviour of their softwareMartin Lewis, the consumer advice and money-saving expert, is suing Facebook in a case that threatens the dominant business model of publishing on the internet. It raises... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Index Exchange expands as ad tech consolidation looms

Index Exchange said Wednesday that it is hiring 200 staffers by the end of this year, bringing its total headcount to 520 and signaling growth even as the overpopulated ad-tech business continues to consolidate.The company says its expansion is not only happening without outside investors, but... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google to sweeten publisher deals as tech woos media

Google is offering publishers more generous terms as part of a new subscriber tool, currying favor with the news industry at a time when Facebook is sending mixed signals to newspapers and magazines.Publishers will keep 85 percent to 95 percent of revenue when readers first buy subscriptions via... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The long-suffering news business keeps getting big promises from Big Tech

With Google under pressure to clamp down on YouTube conspiracies and low-quality clickbait, the search giant is launching a major new effort aimed at strengthening its relationship with news publishers–and perhaps keeping them from going under. At an event in New York today, the company... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stocks fall as Facebook leads tech companies down

A sharp loss for Facebook is helping to pull technology companies lower as stock indexes decline in early trading. Facebook slumped 5.3% early Monday. The company is facing new criticism following reports that a data mining firm employed by the Trump campaign improperly kept data on tens of... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Airlines invest in tech startup to prevent booting passengers from overbooked flights

Following the ugly case of David Dao, the Kentucky doctor who was dragged from an overbooked United Airlines flight, the U.S. airline industry vowed to fix the problem of oversold planes. Now some airlines seem to be backing up their promises with money. The parent company of British Airways and... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OA requirement for monographs will ‘benefit society’, says Hill

In a controversial presentation at last month’s University Press Redux Conference, Steven Hill, head of policy at the Higher Education Funding Council for England, confirmed that all long-form narrative work, including monographs, must be published Open Access in order to qualify for the 2027... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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