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Has Social Media Made Search-Driven Publishing Irrelevant?

AdWeek – 2012-02-06

The growing importance of social media, coupled with the powerful wrath of Google, have shaken the once-hot world of cheap search-driven publishing. About.com recently dumped its CEO. Yahoo’s $100 million acquisition of Associated Content (now...
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Has Social Media Made Search-Driven Publishing Less Relevant?

AdWeek – 2012-02-06

The growing importance of social media, coupled with the powerful wrath of Google, have shaken the once-hot world of cheap search-driven publishing. About.com recently dumped its CEO. Yahoo’s $100 million acquisition of Associated Content (now...
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GooReader: When you need Google Books to go

Betanews – 2012-02-01

Google Books is a gigantic and ever-expanding online library of books and magazines that can be used to read classic titles free of charge as well as to purchase new releases in all manner of categories. But you may be one of the many people who...
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Google Set To Relaunch OnePass, Halting French Papers’ Kiosk

Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-31

paidContent understands Google is set to make some big first-anniversary upgrades to its OnePass paid content system in the next few weeks, designed to increase slow take-up among publishers. The changes are as yet unknown and are based on feedbac...
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Why do smartphone owners buy tablets?

Betanews – 2012-01-26

For a company which business depends on collecting data, Google sure was slow tabulating its report on smartphone usage. The study is available today, but the data is already outdated given strong holiday e-book reader and tablet sales and global...
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2012 Mobile Ad Spend Revised Up To $2.6 Billion, Google Fueling The Machine

Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-25

A big endorsement today for mobile advertising from eMarketer: their analysts today said they were revising up their forecasts for U.S. mobile ad spend to $2.61 billion, from their previous estimates of $1.8 billion. Why the rise? Google’s ...
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33Across Acquires Publishing Data Gold Mine Tynt

AdWeek – 2012-01-25

Facebook may be the biggest social network on the planet, but social ad targeting firm 33Across says it now has the distinction of managing the world’s largest social and interest graph. The company was set to announce today that it has acquired...
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Google Returns To Print Advertising To Reassure Users About Its Privacy Policies

Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-20

The worlds largest search engine is turning to print, the medium so many accuse it of destroying, for a new round of advertisements by M&C Saatchi worldwide. The ads are aimed at promoting Google’s latest safe browsing and privacy ...
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How to make money from digital news

Guardian – 2012-01-18

There is still cash to be made from journalism when the presses stop rollingAdvertising still dominates the newspaper revenue model. Depending upon the particular country, it is not uncommon to see print dailies getting 70% to 80% of their revenue...
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Google launches ad campaign to ease privacy concerns

L.A. Times – 2012-01-17

In its Good to Know effort, Google will spend tens of millions on ads in U.S. newspapers and magazines and in public places such as subways to urge people to protect their personal information online.Google Inc., under scrutiny from privacy...
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Google Calls Murdoch's Piracy Allegations 'Nonsense'

Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-16

News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch is talking nonsense, according to Google. Murdoch, a Twitter user for only the past several weeks, used the service to fire a barrage of accusations Saturday night against President Obama and Google.
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Harry Potter magic helps Bloomsbury Publishing to bumper Christmas

Guardian – 2012-01-16

Sales of ebooks up 38% thanks to bestsellers such as Heston at Home and Harry Potter box setBloomsbury Publishing has reported a bumper Christmas with sales of ebooks up 38%, thanks to bestsellers such as Heston at Home and the Harry Potter box...
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A Velvet Rope for Mobile Media Buyers and Sellers, Run By Medialets

AllThingsD – 2012-01-10

Publishers who worry that digital ad tech is hammering their premium pricing are increasingly turning to private exchanges, where they hope a velvet rope approach will keep keep bargain buyers out. Here's a similar approach from mobile ad startup...
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App download surge on Christmas Day

The Bookseller – 2011-12-30

The number of apps downloaded on Google and Apple surged 125% worldwide to 242m on Christmas Day...
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iPads and Kindles force newspapers further away from print

Guardian – 2011-12-25

Economics of the digital world are only too evident to the press as handheld devices strike a death knell for old business modelsA million iPads and Kindles may have been unwrapped on Sunday – according to tentative analyst estimates – an influx...
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Google Books and ActuaLitté launch out-of-copyright library

The Bookseller – 2011-12-23

Google Books and the French online publication ActuaLitté have launched a digital library...
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Faceless net giants writing own rule books

The Sydney Morning Herald – 2011-12-19

Businesses have little recourse - or human contact - when resolving disputes with Google or Facebook, write Julian Lee and Ben Grubb.
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21st-century publishing builds on a healthy radical tradition

Guardian – 2011-12-18

Far from killing off the book, the digital age is proving a boon to innovative publishers and authors, many of whom are using new technology to breathe life back into old ideas. Here, we survey four of the most interesting venturesUnbound: the...
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Google eBooks One Year Later

Publishers Weekly – 2011-12-16

Since its launch last December in partnership with the American Booksellers Association, Google eBooks has yet to capture significant market share. According to the Codex Group’s recent “Showrooming” study, while the number of people who read...
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Will Android apps be worth the effort for developers in 2012?

Guardian – 2011-12-14

iPhone making more money says Flurry, but fortune may favour the multi-platform braves next yearWhy are so many notable apps still only available for iPhone (and iPad) rather than Android? It's a state of affairs that has sparked controversy on our...
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