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
  • Six months of Modi Government - Observer India
    The scheme, which means opening of bank accounts ... by talking of his dream of a Digital India by ... time suggestion for a relook at Chapter ...
    12/16/2014 - 3:19 pm | View Link
  • Avalon Theater opens with 'Hobbit' benefit screenings - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
    ... new life with a three-day "soft" opening that's ... s novel, followed by the final chapter, which ... it opened in 1929. Among them: digital ...
    12/15/2014 - 8:13 am | View Link
  • Mysterious ‘08 pipeline blast in Turkey opened new cyberwar era - Chicago Daily Herald
    ... have been hit recently with digital broadsides ... Russian objections -- marked another chapter in ... two billion barrels of crude since ...
    12/14/2014 - 8:17 am | View Link
  • Concept Car of the Week: Lincoln MK9 (2001) - Car Design News
    Opening the long door revealed an inviting ... incorporating a reconfigurable digital display ... However, it still marked a new chapter in the ...
    12/12/2014 - 3:49 pm | View Link
  • Mysterious pipeline blast, just days before Russia-Georgia war, ... - Stars and Stripes
    ... have been hit recently with digital broadsides ... objections — marked another chapter in the ... two billion barrels of crude since ...
    12/12/2014 - 2:09 pm | View Link
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  • Mark Hamill explains why the Star Wars teaser didn’t include original cast members
    “I think that’s the most important thing. It’s the opening act of a whole new approach to the storytelling.” Hamill discussed the new chapter of Star Wars cinema while promoting his role in the animated feature Elf: Buddy’s Musical ...
    12/15/2014 - 5:03 am | View Link
  • New Young Adult Male Sober Living Home and Counseling Center Opens in Dallas, Texas
    Michael and Heidi Smith are pleased to announce the opening of Chapter House Sober Living and Counseling Center, located north of Dallas, Texas. Chapter House will serve young adult men in early recovery from chemical dependency. The Smith's, who have been ...
    12/14/2014 - 1:06 am | View Link
  • Rep. Cardenas: GOP missing golden opportunity with Hispanics
    The occasion: NHCA’s announcement that they are opening a major regional chapter in California. As a former business owner himself, now representing the largest state economy in the nation, Representative Cardenas reminded the group that, “Latinos have ...
    12/7/2014 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse, Part 2 review (PC)
    The return of Broken Sword with The Serpent's Curse marked a nostalgic yet flawed return for intrepid adventurers George Stobbart and Nico Collard. The game's opening chapter was clearly a labour of love for British developer Revolution Software ...
    05/6/2014 - 11:24 pm | View Link
  • Ngugi wa Thiong’o picks medal for his electric 65-year education race
    That transformational moment in 1948, when the young Ngugi learns with elation he would be going to school, is immortalised in the opening chapter of Weep Not, Child. Ghanaian President John Mahama, whose video tribute was transmitted for the audience in ...
    11/3/2013 - 11:00 am | View Link
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  • Digital First | CEO John Paton’s Dialogue With Employees ...
    Folks, We announced this morning our company, Digital First Media, is working with the investment bank UBS to review the strategic alternatives for our business.
    12/16/2014 - 5:49 am | View Website
  • UH
    Enhances history teaching and research through primary sources, an online textbook, extensive reference resources, and interactive materials.
    12/16/2014 - 3:19 am | View Website
  • Surat Al-Fatihah
    The Noble Qur'an in many languages in an easy-to-use interface.
    12/16/2014 - 12:06 am | View Website
  • AdoboTech
    Adobotech is tech news, tech events, gadget reviews and tech information
    12/15/2014 - 4:56 pm | View Website
  • Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
    ACM, the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society, delivers resources that advance computing as a science and a profession.
    12/15/2014 - 12:03 pm | View Website
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