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The New Yorker's David Remnick Moves Beyond the Magazine (Video)

AllThingsD – 2012-02-01

The magazine's editor says that tablets are great, and that even phones offer new opportunities for long-form content.
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Penguin Promotion Tips

Media Bistro – 2012-01-30

In this encore edition of the Morning Media Menu (MP3 link), our guest was Dennis Johnson, the publisher of Melville House. Johnson has published books by everybody from Jacques Derrida to Howard Dean. We discussed Melville House's adopt a penguin...
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App Development Strategies for Small to Medium-Sized Publishers

Folio Magazine – 2012-01-26

Keeping pace with the dramatic changes on the smartphone and tablet front is no small feat for any publisher, but doing so presents a particular challenge for smaller companies without a safety net of funds for experimentation with platforms that...
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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 The study is available today, but the data is already outdated given strong holiday e-book reader and tablet sales and global...
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One in four Americans own an e-book reader or tablet

Betanews – 2012-01-24

That's a dramatic change from just a few months ago and, perhaps not coincidentally, before new Nooks and Kindles lowered price of entry for both categories. Between December and January, the number of Americans owning one of the devices rose to 29...
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Ownership of tablets, e-readers jumps during holiday season

L.A. Times – 2012-01-24

In the U.S., 19% of adults owned tablets and electronic book readers in January, nearly double the percentage in the previous month, a survey finds. The growth comes as PC sales slow.Remember when seeing an Apple Inc. iPad on a bus, an airplane or...
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Study finds tablet, e-book ownership soared

Boston.com – 2012-01-23

Tablets and e-readers were a popular gift over the holidays, so much so that the number of people who own them nearly doubled between mid-December and January, a new study finds.
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Tablet and E-book reader Ownership Nearly Double Over the Holiday Gift-Giving Period

Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-23

The share of adults in the United States who own tablet computers nearly doubled from 10% to 19% between mid-December and early January and the same surge in growth also applied to e-book readers, which also jumped from 10% to 19% over the same time...
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Tablet and e-book reader ownership takes off

CBC – 2012-01-23

Computer tablets and e-book readers are surging in popularity with nearly a third of Americans owning at least one of the digital devices, according to a new study.
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Jaroslovsky's New-Tablet Tips

BusinessWeek – 2012-01-20

Jan. 19 (Bloomberg) - It’s a few weeks since Christmas, and the novelty of that new iPad or Android tablet may be wearing off. You’ve already watched a Netflix movie, played “Angry Birds” and maybe even downloaded an e-book or two from...
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Moving Toward A Hybrid Market

Publishers Weekly – 2012-01-20

Even as more consumers buy dedicated digital reading devices and tablets, a hybrid market for books is developing in which readers will buy both print and digital books. That was one of the main conclusions from Verso Digital’s “2011 Survey of...
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Tablet Advertising: Are Ads Run on iPad and Other Tablets More Effective?

Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-19

Companies advertise for many reasons. To create or reinforce a favorable impression of their brand, for instance. But mainly they advertise to sell products. Associating advertising with sales is problematic, however. How does the advertiser really...
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vjoon’s Alliance with Adobe® in Tablet Publishing Pays Off for Customers

Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-19

vjoon®, a leading provider of cross-media publishing platforms and a global Adobe Digital Publishing Suite (DPS) reseller, announces that vjoon customers such as Condé Nast, National Geographic, Reader’s Digest, Red Bull, ...
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A “Conservative” Estimate: Apple Will Sell 48 Million iPads in Calendar 2012

Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-18

Whether it debuts in February or in March, Apple’s hotly anticipated iPad 3 will likely raise the bar for its rivals, and perhaps further buttress a postulate All Things Digital has reported before: Consumers don’t want tablets, t ...
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New York Post Launches New Kindle Fire App

Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-18

Add the New York Post to the growing list of publications that are releasing apps optimized for the Kindle Fire and in this case, other seven-inch Android tablets too. “This app adds to our array of critically-acclaimed and successful app ...
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Ebooks and apps innovation exciting publishers despite price concerns

Guardian – 2012-01-13

Companies hope quality will be key weapon against wave of 99p competition on ebook and app storesThe evolution of books into interactive, digital products is far from over, according to Henry Volans, head of digital publishing at Faber & Faber....
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Magazines and Newspapers Need to Build Better Apps

Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-13

While it is still early in the migration process, Apple's iPad and other tablets appear to be a very good thing for the publishing industry, allowing publishers to monetize their content while avoiding the printing and distribution costs associat...
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Kindles and tablets strong for Tesco

The Bookseller – 2012-01-12

Sales of Kindles and tablet computers helped boost revenue for Tesco electronics over Christmas,...
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‘The Daily’: No Longer Just For iPads (But Not For All Androids, Either)

Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-10

The Daily is finally available in Android, sort of. The News Corp. (NSDQ: NWS) tablet tabloid, which has been iPad only since birth, is not being offered in the Android Marketplace but instead will start life in its second OS only on certain Verizon...
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Barnes & Noble considers selling its Nook e-reader business

L.A. Times – 2012-01-06

The book retailer's shares plunge 17% after the company says it may spin off its Nook e-reader and tablet business despite record sales over the holiday season.Shares of Barnes & Noble Inc. plunged 17% on Thursday after the book retailer said it was...
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