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B&N Targets Kindle Fire With New Nook

Folio Magazine – 2012-02-22

Tablet wars continue as pricing falls even further.
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New Pan Mac site targets direct-to-consumer

Pan Macmillan has launched a new website at www.panmacmillan.com with the infrastructure to... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-17

LSSI 'revises UK targets'

American library management firm LSSI has retreated from its target of managing 15% of UK public... | The Bookseller – 2011-11-28

Scholastic targets younger market

Scholastic UK is building its younger fiction in order to replicate its strength in the Young... | The Bookseller – 2011-11-28

Media firms' ad venture targets online deals

ONLINE DEALS Media firms in ad venture A group of newspaper publishers and other media companies, including The Chronicle's parent, Hearst Corp., are teaming up to sell more advertising targeting... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-11-17

Penguin targets growth in children's

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Thu, 15/09/2011 - 11:35 Penguin is "significantly" increasing its investment in its children's division, with a focus on pre-school, big brands and the... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-15

Buyouts Magazine-Blackstone targets $3B-3.75B for mezzanine fund

NEW YORK, July 28 (Buyouts Magazine) - The Blackstone Group LP , best known for its buyout business, plans to raise $3 billion to $3.75 billion for mezzanine and related debt investments. | Reuters – 2011-07-28

Acquisitive Klebanoff targets UK agents

Written By: Philip Jones and Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 17/06/2011 - 09:02 E-books pioneer Arthur Klebanoff has made a targeted approach to UK agents over backlist digital rights,... | The Bookseller – 2011-06-17

Conde Nast Targets Non-Media Budgets with Ideactive Unit

Conde Nast has launched a new marketing services division called the Ideactive Unit, which is taking aim at the non-media budgets of current Conde Nast advertisers, as well as new clients. | Folio Magazine – 2011-05-23

Mango targets office women through Stylist magazine

High street fashion brand Mango is to partner with Shortlist Media's Stylist magazine for a series of 11 advertorials, which will include a competition to "bring a style party to your office". | Media Week – 2011-03-16

With Facebook's help, author strategically targets site's users for book sales

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Mobile devices, social media targets for crime

The allure of new technologies will be tarnished as cybercriminals use them to pick the pockets of unsuspecting consumers, warns security software firm McAfee. | CBC – 2011-01-05

Al Qaeda targets American recruits with English magazine

NEW YORK (Reuters) - An Al Qaeda magazine posted online with articles such as "make a bomb in the kitchen of your mom" is a bid to recruit Americans to launch attacks in the United States, a senior... | Reuters – 2010-07-12

Software Developer Targets Publishers with Platform for Self-Selecting Content

A digital publisher is using a software platform it developed to create publications on-demand similar to Time Inc.’s Mine project, but is completely digital and more targeted. | Folio Mag – 2009-12-16

China targets Google in pornography crackdown

China warned Google and other popular Web portals Monday that they must do more to block pornographic material from reaching Chinese users, the latest in a series of government crackdowns targeting... | AP via Yahoo! News – 2009-01-05

Grgprint.com targets small-format work with Heidelberg CD74 buy

Large-format printer Grgprint.com has bolstered its presence in the smaller-format market with the purchase of a secondhand Heidelberg CD74 packaging press. | PrintWeek – 2008-10-06

WSJ magazine targets upscale market

The Wall Street Journal will this weekend launch an upmarket lifestyle magazine, in a bet that luxury advertising revenues can hold up even as shrinking bonuses bring the credit crunch home to Wall... | Financial Times – 2008-09-04

Journal targets affluent with lifestyle magazine

The Wall Street Journal's new glossy lifestyle magazine for high-end consumers debuts with Saturday's newspaper as the company looks to boost advertising opportunities amid an overall decline in the... | Denver Post – 2008-09-04

Sainsbury's targets book buyers

Sainsbury's has targeted unlocking the... | The Bookseller – 2008-08-11

Candidate's anti-gay comic book targets AG

OKLAHOMA CITY, July 21 (UPI) -- An Oklahoma county commissioner's re-election campaign is distributing an anti-gay comic book that links the state attorney general to "the homosexual agenda." | UPI – 2008-07-22

New Cosmo title targets a caliente market

Cosmopolitan for Latinas will arrive on newsstands May 1, Hearst Magazines announced Wednesday, and it promises to show why the publisher has launched another print title at a time when many... | Crains New York – 2012-04-26

E-tailer Fishpond targets publishers

Online retailer Fishpond.co.uk is looking to build relationships with publishers large and small... | The Bookseller – 2012-05-04

Indian free magazine targets autorickshaw passengers

Mumbai commuters offered Meter Down to read on their journeys – but can't take copies away with themFree newspapers have become a feature of public transport systems the world over, targeting... | Guardian – 2012-08-05

Path targets its family audience with new iPad app and landscape mode

Path is finally expanding to the iPad, America's most popular tablet and a natural place for Path's family-oriented users to head next. In landscape mode, the iPad app allows users to see popular... | GigaOM – 2012-11-01

Digital Islam: Tunisian Start-up Targets Muslims with E-books

Tunisia’s ISLAMeBooks, one of several new digital start-ups in the Arab world, is looking to help explain Islamic practice and theology to a wider readership. | Publishing Perspectives – 2012-11-06

S&S children's targets digital, international sales

Simon & Schuster Children’s Books is predicting this Christmas and Boxing Day will be... | The Bookseller – 2012-11-26

Next-Gen Eye Track Gear Targets Local Media

Publishers looking to prove that eyeballs really are glued to their online ads and pre-roll may have a new metric to make their case. Eye tracking technology, once a cost-prohibitive tool for only... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-11-26

Targets missed, Nook sells stake to Pearson to secure book distribution

Barnes & Noble and Microsoft welcome Pearson to the Nook Media table as the education publisher lays down $89.5 to help secure distribution. But Nook is already set to miss targets set during its... | GigaOM – 2012-12-28

German Copyright Law Targets Google Links

A bill broadening protections for news publishers was approved by the Bundestag, but critics said the measure did not go far enough. | The New York Times – 2013-03-02

New award targets Scandinavian crime fiction

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Russian Government Targets $100m at Book Industry in Crisis

With 20% of Russia's bookstores having closed and book sales in free fall, the government is investing $100m to promote reading and change in the industry. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-06-10

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp reborn as publishing arm targets smartphones

Chief executive says company aims to 'own the second screen' through deals such as Sun's Premier League highlights serviceNews Corporation, the newly devolved publishing division in Rupert Murdoch's... | Guardian – 2013-07-01

Anonymous targets controversial Alberta zoo

Internet activists are taking up the fight against a controversial private zoo in Alberta this week after an anonymous whistleblower published a disturbing video allegedly shot there over Canada Day... | CBC – 2013-07-14

Graphic Novel Collaboration Targets a Geopolitical Conundrum

The US State Department sponsored publication of the graphic novel, Two Legends of Uzbekistan, is an unusual experiment in soft power cultural diplomacy. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-08-23

Randall Kennedy targets affirmative action in 'For Discrimination'

'For Discrimination: Race, Affirmative Action, and the Law' by Harvard law professor Randall Kennedy offers a clear-eyed take on American's battle over affirmative action and diversity.Why is America... | Los Angeles Times – 2013-08-30

Man Booker Prize winner Eleanor Catton targets literary sexism

The 28-year-old novelist from New Zealand, the youngest ever to win the prize, addressed the critics who have approached her complex novel with trite assumptions about gender.Running on a mere 2½... | Los Angeles Times – 2013-10-17

Celebrity Weekly 'Closer' Targets Women 40 and Up With Valerie Harper, JFK

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Mail Online targets £60m revenues in 2014

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NSA’s backdoor catalog exposed: Targets include Juniper, Cisco, Samsung, Huawei

Germany's Der Spiegel has published details of some of the techniques used by the NSA's Tailored Access Operations unit, which allows the agency to perform targeted, aggressive hacking. | GigaOM – 2013-12-29

EA, Activision Blizzard sales beat targets, shares rise

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UPDATE 1-Lagardere targets growth, downplays Amazon row

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Startup Targets Pinterest Users With Native Mobile Ad Format

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Lincoln Targets Millennials With 'Dream Ride'

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BHP likely to smash ore export targets

BHP Billiton looks set to easily beat its iron ore export target for the 2014 financial year, after data published by its Port Hedland neighbours indirectly shed light on BHP's performance. | The Sydney Morning Herald – 2014-07-13

Hyperlocal Targets $100K From Sponsored

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YoYo's game development tool now targets Xbox One

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Security startup vArmour targets the hybrid cloud with a $21M funding round

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TiVo targets cord cutters with new over-the-air DVR

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YourFry targets ‘tech heads’

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Pearson targets literacy with five-year project

Pearson is launching a five-year project on literacy by inviting people to contribute tips on... | The Bookseller – 2014-09-22

How fast food targets you: The secret science — and sauce — behind McDonald’s, Snickers, Fritos and more

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