Is Digital Opening Up A New Chapter For Publishing?

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  • Penguin Random House merger approvedPenguin Random House merger approved
    The proposed merger of Penguin and Random House has been given the go-ahead by the European Commission. Brussels said the merged business - which will be the world's largest book publisher - would not raise competition concerns, because it will "face several strong competitors". More
  • Golden Gate Bridge goes to digital toll systemGolden Gate Bridge goes to digital toll system
    Drivers approaching the majestic Golden Gate Bridge experienced something new on Wednesday - no human toll collectors. The workers were removed in favor of cheaper and faster electronic transponders, and a camera system that photographs every license plate that comes through, mailing an invoice to each motorist who doesn't prepay. More
  • 100 Mil Read Digital Bible100 Mil Read Digital Bible
    The Bible might be ancient, but that doesn't mean it has to be old fashioned. A free, digital platform has launched the Christian text into the 21st century. The Digital Bible Platform is a free service that allows users access to digital recordings of the Bible in hundreds of languages. More
  • Dan Brown's 'Inferno' is already burning
    There's no mystery about what the biggest book of the summer will be: Dan Brown's "Inferno" is coming out on May 14, and his publisher won't let you forget it. Today is the 10th anniversary of Brown's phenomenal blockbuster, "The Da Vinci Code." Doubleday is celebrating by giving away free e-copies of the 2003 novel that launched him into publishing history. More
  • Revolution in the Resale of Digital Books and MusicRevolution in the Resale of Digital Books and Music
    The paperback of “Fifty Shades of Grey” is exactly like the digital version except for this: If you hate the paperback, you can give it away or resell it. If you hate the e-book, you’re stuck with it. More
  • Harley-Davidson, Marvel Join Forces in National Search for Real-Life ... - Sacramento Bee
    Harley-Davidson, Marvel Join Forces in National Search for Real-Life ... - ABC News 4 Charleston
    04/15/2014 - 2:59 pm | View Link
  • Beach Reads, Royal Intrigue, and Genre-Bending Tales | What’s Hot ... - School Library Journal
    Tragedy strikes—readers have been forewarned as the opening prologue features the narrator contemplating a coffin—and Iris is forced to...
    04/15/2014 - 9:40 am | View Link
  • Social News Headlines 13/4 - VietNamNet Bridge
    ... in 2009," Steven said at the opening ceremony. ... Digital receptivity in Viet Nam may trail the ... plus gifts to the provincial chapter of ...
    04/12/2014 - 11:41 am | View Link
  • Iran's Culture Wars: Who's Winning These Days? - Vermont Public Radio
    Iran's Culture Wars: Who's Winning These Days? - KPBS
    04/12/2014 - 9:48 am | View Link
  • Thor’s Comic Column 4/11/14 - CHUD
    ... is barely there for the next chapter in the ... three part story in the digital Adventures of ... an intergalactic tour but the mysterious ...
    04/12/2014 - 7:11 am | View Link
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  • Harley-Davidson, Marvel Join Forces in National Search for Real-Life Fan to Star in New Digital Franchise
    "Starring as the hero in this new chapter with Marvel is not only the new Street 750 ... The film set a new record for the all-time biggest April opening weekend with $95 million at the domestic box office upon its release on April 4, 2014.
    04/15/2014 - 9:11 pm | View Link
  • Exclusive Summer College Prep Camp for Female Rising Seniors Opens Application Process
    Now in its seventh year, the program was made available only to girls who were members of Teenshop which has chapters in Philadelphia, Los Angeles and is opening a chapter in South Jersey this year. For the first time, the program is being made available ...
    04/9/2014 - 8:47 pm | View Link
  • Games of Thrones writer George RR Martin teases next book
    According to the 65-year-old author, the chapter titled 'Mercy' has been with him for a while and was rewritten a dozen times. "The first draft was written more than a decade ago," Martin said. "Originally, it was intended to be the opening Arya chapter ...
    03/27/2014 - 8:33 pm | View Link
  • Adventures of Superman (Digital) #43
    For now, the opening chapter of "Only Child" is enough to whet appetites and continue the fine tradition that the digital-first "Adventures of Superman" comic has established. Shaner's art is filled with cameos, (like the appearance of Joe Kubert and ...
    02/18/2014 - 9:52 am | View Link
  • Installment Three: From the Opening Chapter of Ronald Lee Geigle's, The Woods
    Albert had heard men talk about Nariff Olben. That he was too old and too full of tall tales to be in charge of the section crew. But Albert wanted to shout as the Shay locomotive, with its massive logs behind, passed by without incident. "What are you ...
    12/26/2013 - 11:49 pm | View Link
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  • Chapter 5
    Table of Contents Chapter 4 Chapter 6 Glossary. Chapter 5 - Data Communications Technology . We've now had the opportunity to get a rather ...
    04/16/2014 - 5:26 am | View Website
  • Digital Skills
    January 2014 - Happy New Year. At long last we have our hands on a copy of the early version of AGK version 2. As you will be aware, there are again many new commands ...
    04/16/2014 - 2:27 am | View Website
  • Chapter
    Chapter is an ambitious, multi-artform cultural space based in Cardiff, Wales that presents and produces international art, performance and film alongside a dynamic ...
    04/15/2014 - 8:22 pm | View Website
  • H+ The Digital Series
    Explore the world of H+: The Digital Series, a groundbreaking series experience by acclaimed producer Bryan Singer. Subscribe above to begin piecing together the ...
    04/15/2014 - 3:50 pm | View Website
  • Welcome — Association for Computing Machinery
    Educational and scientific computing society, provides a forum for the exchange of information, ideas, and discoveries.
    04/14/2014 - 10:44 am | View Website
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