[Part 1 is here] by Jonathan Blaustein Jonathan Blaustein: You’ve got a publishing company, LBM, that you started in 2008. Is that right? Alec Soth: Correct. JB: It’s based in Minneapolis. You built a team of collaborators, and a print studio. How did that come about, and where is it going? AS: It’s related to [...]
Irvine, Calif., May 22, 2013 – Early screening for prostate cancer could become as easy for men as personal pregnancy testing is for women, thanks to UC Irvine research published today in the Journal of the American Chemical Society. read more
Just as Apple appears to be readying its music streaming service and Google just announced its subscription music service, Pandora Radio has released a sturdy update to its iPhone app. Users can now publish Now Playing activity to Facebook as it updates, similar to Spotify or Rdio, allowing friends to interact with the music you enjoy. Sharing […]
Have you ever hated Michele Bachmann so much that you just want to furiously diddle yourself? Now you have a legitimate excuse to do so. Publishing company Badlands Unlimited will be releasing an erotic book based on the fiery politician for a sweaty, sticky, hot summer read. Read more...
Amazon's taken a number of steps to bring different types of content to the Kindle Store, and it's now venturing into an area that has a long history with the internet: fan fiction. The company's today announced Kindle Worlds, a new publishing platform that promises to pay writers royalties for stories inspired by established works. Show More Summary
In contrast to Sony with its PlayStation Store, Nintendo with its eShop and Valve with Steam, Microsoft won't let independent developers self-publish on Xbox One. Instead, they must seek a publishing deal either with Microsoft itself or a third-party - as is the case with Xbox 360 and Xbox Live Arcade currently. Show More Summary
Ahead of last year’s FutureBook Innovation Workshop, we published our ‘ten challenges to innovation in publishing’. Nearly one year on, more »
Sick of running games yet? Too bad! Salt Lake, with the publishing support of Zynga (cue the boos and hisses), has released... a multiplayer infinite runner. What? That's right! One of, if not the first of its kind, Running with Friends features asynchronous head-to-head. Show More Summary
Amazon Publishing is launching Kindle Worlds, a publishing platform that lets authors sell fan fiction based on properties like Gossip Girl. Amazon Publishing retains the rights to the works and will set the prices.
SEATTLE—(NASDAQ: AMZN)—May 22, 2013—Today, Amazon Publishing announces Kindle Worlds, the first commercial publishing platform that will enable any writer to create fan fiction based on a range of original stories and characters and earn royalties for doing so. Show More Summary
Editor’s note: This article was originally published yesterday, post market close. The Dow Jones Industrials closed at another record high today, climbing 52 points in a broad-based advance that saw new all-time highs from the S&P 500 as well. In the latest in the ongoing push-and-pull among various members of the Federal Reserve’s Federal Open [...]
The "Good Morning America" co-anchor, who recently received a bone marrow transplant, will focus on her battle against illness in a book to be published in April 2014. read more
Company surpasses IBM to take number two spot on BrandZ list Google has been ranked as the world second-most valuable brand, on the 2013 BrandZ list of top global brands. The list, published by research agency Millward Brown Optimor, puts Google's brand value at $113.669 billion, well behind Apple's $185.071 billion. Show More Summary
WOLA (Washington Office on Latin America) has published an update on the talks between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). The report concludes: As they pass their six-month anniversary, the talks are proceeding in an atmosphere of increased, though still moderate, optimism. This will grow...
Amazon Publishing Introduces "Kindle Worlds," a New Publishing Model for Authors Inspired to Write Fan Fiction—Launching with an Initial License of Popular Titles from Warner Bros. Television Group's Alloy Entertainment Like Kindle Singles...Show More Summary
Do you have the New York Times Best Seller list memorized? Do you have a passion for books and want to get into the publishing business? In this episode of “Score That Job,” career expert, author and mediabistro editor Vicki Salemi sat...Show More Summary
LONDON (Reuters) - Publisher Pearson said on Wednesday it would pay $75 million in consumer damages plus cost and fees as part of a deal with the United States to settle anti-trust claims relating to eBook pricing for its Penguin division.
Amazon Publishing has introduced a new publishing platform dedicated to fan fiction called Kindle Worlds. The platform is designed to let writers create fan fiction based on a range of original stories and characters. And using licenses, writers can earn royalties from their work. Show More Summary
Amazon Publishing has reached out to fan fiction writers with a new Kindle Worlds, a platform allowing authors to write fan fiction based on someone else’s work and share royalties with the rights holders. Warner Bros. Television Group’s Alloy...Show More Summary
A website for Chinese newspaper Global Times recently published photos of a new Japanese military helicopter "design concept". Too bad it's not real. It's not even made by the Japanese military. Read more...