Xobni's Jeff Bonforte Officially Running Yahoo's Communications Products

According to his LinkedIn profile, Jeff Bonforte has been named SVP of communication products at Yahoo. An insider tipped me to the new title for the former CEO of Xobni, the maker of address book apps and plugins which Yahoo bought in July. "I have responsibility for Yahoo Mail, Messenger, Groups, Contacts, Calendar and some other stuff," wrote Bonforte on his profile helpfully (to me!). AllThingsD had previously reported that the well-regarded former Yahoo was likely to get just this key portfolio at Yahoo, which could certainly use his expertise. Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2013-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pollock’s rabbit runs to production firm Seven Stories

TV rights to Tom Pollock’s thriller White Rabbit, Red Wolf have been sold to Seven Stories, the production company behind Netflix drama "Selection Day". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Expands Mobile Ad Net to Make a Run at Google, Yahoo

Facebook's mobile ad network is officially open for business.Five months after the social network formally launched its Audience Network with a small set of app publishers and advertisers, Facebook is opening up the mobile ad network to any media buyer and seller. The company is also adding a... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2014-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Yahoo Goes Big With New Banner Ad Product

FIAT, Relativity Media and Sony are among the first few brands to use the new ads at launch. Sold on a cost-per-click basis, these ads will also be served in slideshows published by Yahoo Sports, Yahoo Music and Yahoo TV. All of the ads will be sold directly by Yahoo -- not networks or... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2013-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dwell Hires Yahoo Commerce Head to Run Digital Ops

Dwell Media has brought on former Yahoo VP of Commerce Brandon Huff to head its growing digital operations, including e-commerce efforts the company has been pursuing  Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2013-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Weekly E-Ranking: Kay runs away with longest-running non-fiction number one

Adam Kay’s This is Going to Hurt (Picador) has swiped the Weekly E-Ranking number one spot for a third week on the trot, making the junior doctor memoir the longest-running non-fiction number one in the chart’s history. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: A Novel Run for Running Press

With the publication of Ben Mezrich’s Seven Wonders (Sept.), a fast-paced thriller with an Indiana Jones–type character at its center, Running Press is moving outside its comfort zone of lavish lifestyle, pop culture, and books on house and home. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Run, Brother, Run' author David Berg discusses his brother's murder – a crime made famous for the wrong reasons

Berg's memoir chronicles the death of his brother and the aftereffects of the crime. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Audio Acquires Playaway Products

Penguin Random House Audio has acquired Playaway Products, a producer of physical audio players and tablets preloaded with content. Launched in 2005 and based in Solon, Ohio, the company offers 36,000 titles and works with some 40,000 libraries and institutions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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A Summary and Analysis of Toni Cade Bambara’s ‘Raymond’s Run’

‘Raymond’s Run’ is a 1971 short story by Toni Cade Bambara (1939-95) which originally appeared in the anthology Tales and Short Stories for Black Folks. In the story, a young girl named Hazel Parker prepares for a race; Bambara uses this plot to explore the challenges young black women face […] Continue reading at Interesting Literature

[ Interesting Literature | 2023-01-09 15:00:24 UTC ]
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Book club helps inmates at this Ontario women's prison connect and communicate

Book Club for Inmates, a program run in federal penitentiaries, is having a big impact on inmates at Grand Valley Institution for Women in Kitchener, Ont., helping them develop great discussions and open up about their own lives. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2023-01-03 11:00:00 UTC ]
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What Running Has Taught Me About Writing (and Vice Versa)

I’m a daily runner. When I run varies, depending on the day’s contours, but I always lace up and head out. Earbuds in, audiobook on, running app ready to track my slow miles along semi-rural roads. Often, I don’t want to go. No matter how much I practice, I find running difficult. When I was […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-12-08 09:53:23 UTC ]
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London’s Al Saqi Bookstore Is Closing, Ending a 44-Year Run

A prized center of Arabic language, culture, and literature in London is closing amid mounting economic and post-Brexit challenges. The post London’s Al Saqi Bookstore Is Closing, Ending a 44-Year Run appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-12-06 02:05:02 UTC ]
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Featured Trailer: DUNE: THE OFFICIAL MOVIE GRAPHIC NOVEL by Lilah Sturges

Watch this week's featured trailer: DUNE: THE OFFICIAL MOVIE GRAPHIC NOVEL by Lilah Sturges! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-12-01 11:31:00 UTC ]
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10 Brilliant Novels About Communicating with Extraterrestrial Life

Ethan Chatagnier, author of the novel 'Singer Distance,' recommends 10 mind-blowing stories about encountering alien life. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Ideas for Running a Comic Book Club in Your School Library

If you haven't considered running a comic book club in your school library, here are reasons why you should (& activities to do!). Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-11-11 11:37:00 UTC ]
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Jeff Kinney Rocks Out with Release of 17th ‘Wimpy Kid’ Book, New Disney+ Movie

With the publication of Diper Överlöde—the 17th installment in Kinney’s Diary of Wimpy Kid series—the author has, uh, löded up the van and hit the road for a series of rock concert-style events. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Karen Kingsbury Launches a Production Studio

Karen Kingsbury, author of the bestselling Baxter Family series as well as standalone Christian fiction titles such as ‘A Distant Shore,’ will produce page-to-screen adaptations of her books through a new company, Karen Kingsbury Productions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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It’s official: Book-banning attempts aimed at libraries are way up this year.

The American Library Association has released its preliminary data on attempts to censor books or limit library resources, and the numbers are bad. From Jan. 1 to Aug. 31, there were 681 “attempts to ban or restrict library resources,” targeting 1,651 titles in total. This number already exceeds... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-09-16 16:06:45 UTC ]
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The Radical Flexibility of Girl Friday Productions

The publisher offers traditional-quality end-to-end editorial, design, production, and marketing services, while also tailoring its services to meet the specific needs of its many authors. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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