Penguin 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 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 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
No deal on Pacific trade talks - CNBC Pacific Trade Talks End Without Reaching Deal - NBCNews.com 08/1/2015 - 9:57 am | View Link
Kafka-like Persecution of Julian Assange - Consortium News ... later, Ny announced she was re-opening the case. ... which was designed to protect a digital file ... approaches – Aug. 20 – another ... 07/31/2015 - 3:48 pm | View Link
Recommended Cash Offer - London Stock Exchange Chime Communications agrees to sell to WPP and Providence for $582 ... - Business Insider 07/31/2015 - 3:21 pm | View Link
HBO Announces Documentary Lineup for Second Half of 2015 - Broadway World Now, with the digital gold rush, members of the ... national treasure is opening its doors to offer exclusive access as it embarks on a new chapter 07/31/2015 - 10:35 am | View Link
HBO Confirms Documentary Lineup for the Second Half of 2015 - Futon Critic Now, with the digital gold rush, members of the ... national treasure is opening its dos to offer exclusive access as it embarks on a new chapter ... 07/30/2015 - 6:16 am | View Link
Fashion 4WRD: The Future of Fashion Revealed in Boston culminating in the opening of our exhibition, #techstyle," said Michelle Finamore, Penny Vinik Curator of Fashion Arts at the MFA. The MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge is the founding chapter and one of 27 worldwide chapters comprising the MIT Enterprise ... 08/26/2015 - 4:34 am | View Link
Star Wars: The Force Awakens will monopolize IMAX screens for a month Related: The Star Wars: The Force Awakens toys will be revealed in a global, streaming video event The takeover will begin December 18, 2015, as the next chapter of the Star ... World posted during its IMAX opening-weekend and it’s the record-holder ... 08/25/2015 - 9:00 pm | View Link
Chris Sheridan Revs Up His Digital-to-Print Western Mashup, Motorcycle Samurai Cartoonist Chris Sheridan’s Motorcycle Samurai is the glorious ... Sheridan: There’s a lot of room still to cover, and I definitely look at this as an opening chapter, which is why I didn’t feel the need to rush through explaining or clarifying ... 07/29/2015 - 7:07 am | View Link
Digital Jersey Supports Global FinTech Network Andy Jarrett commented: ‘’Opening a NewFinance Chapter in Jersey is a fantastic opportunity for our Island. Digital Jersey is fully behind the exciting and rapidly developing arena of FinTech in Jersey and the further collaboration between our ... 06/19/2015 - 4:01 am | View Link
Digital Tracking: ‘Spy’ Sets Sights on $41 Million Weekend Also taking into account its huge presence on Twitter (almost 200,000 tweets), “Spy” is looking at a $41 million opening this weekend. “Insidious: Chapter 3,” Focus Features Moviepilot Prediction: $26 million (Full disclosure: Moviepilot worked ... 06/5/2015 - 1:05 pm | View Link
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 ... 08/31/2015 - 6:18 pm | View Website
Folger Digital Texts Folger Digital Texts - your source for reliable, expertly edited and encoded Shakespeare texts 08/31/2015 - 4:35 am | View Website
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Amazon.com: X-Men: First Class (+ Digital Copy) [Blu-ray ... Amazon.com: X-Men: First Class (+ Digital Copy) [Blu-ray]: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Rose Byrne, January Jones, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Lucas Till ... 08/30/2015 - 5:08 pm | View Website
FADEC Full authority digital engine (or electronics) control (FADEC) is a system consisting of a digital computer, called an electronic engine controller (EEC) or engine ... 08/30/2015 - 11:46 am | View Website
Bill Clegg’s debut novel, “Did You Ever Have a Family,” arrives amid a thunderclap of industry hubbub that any writer of quiet, mournful fiction would die for. Which is almost what Clegg did in 2005. As a young super-agent sealing million-dollar deals, he flew too close to the sun — in his case, crack cocaine — and flamed out.
Chrissie Hynde’s autobiography, “Reckless,” lacks the exquisiteness of Patti Smith’s “Just Kids,” the charm of Bob Dylan’s “Chronicles” and the humor of Keith Richards’s “Life,” but it out-rocks them all. You can read her book and wax nostalgic about band culture in the late ’60s and early ’70s. Or you can promptly check yourself into rehab.
According to Salman Rushdie’s new novel, most of what we know about genies is wrong, which makes me worry that I may have spent too much time watching Barbara Eden. The harem pants, the wish-granting, that eager “master” talk — turns out, it’s all pure fantasy. “It was extremely unwise to believe that such potent, slippery beings could have masters,” Rushdie writes.
P. S. I STILL LOVE YOUBy Jenny HanSimon & Schuster. $17.99. Age 12 and upJenny Han captures the sweet intensity of first love and the complexities of family life in this charming sequel to her popular young-adult novel “To All the Boys I Loved Before.” Lara Jean Song Covey now has a boyfriend: cute, confident Peter Kavinsky.