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Book Publishing

Barnes & Noble buys back Pearson stake in NOOK as bookseller prepares for spinoff

Spinoff of businesses on track for the fall of 2015 after repurchase of Pearson

Barnes & Noble releases update for the NOOK reader iOS app

The iOS NOOK app has been updated, its first since the release of iOS

Amazon issues major update to Kindle reading app for iOS

Update adds Book Browser to iPad app, allowing readers to browse a selection of

Magazines

‘The New British’ releases a new Apple Newsstand app for its digital documentary magazine

The new app also contains the launch issue – Issue Zero – while the

Google and Spanish news outlets search for News workaround

North Korea temporarily loses its Internet service, few websites complain of lost Google AdSense

Last group of digital publishing app updates for 2014 trickle into the Apple App Store

iTunes Connect shut down last week, so the number of new or updated apps

Newspapers

Tribune Media sells the printing facility for the Baltimore Sun for $46.5 million

Press Release: CHICAGO, Ill. – December 22, 2014 — Tribune Media Company today announced that

More than 100 newsroom jobs eliminated at the Times, though staff remains among largest

Newsroom staff remains at 1,200+ despite cutbacks, while efforts to overcome ad losses have

In U.S., Europe, social media starts the reporting on Sydney cafe hostage stand-off

Morning Brief: Sony writes to The New York Times, other news outlets, demanding stolen

People

John McCarus named Chief Strategy Officer for Media Genera’s digital media business

Prior to joining Media General, McCarus was SVP, Social.Content at DigitasLBi Press Release: NEW YORK, NY

Mike Wilson, formerly of FiveThirtyEight, now the new editor of The Dallas Morning News

Prior to joining FiveThirtyEight, Wilson had been the managing editor at the Tampa Bay

Ryan O’Hara named CEO of Move Inc. by new owner News Corp

O’Hara most recently served as a President at the Madison Square Garden Company; he

Technology

Pixbi launches augmented reality iPhone app for print magazines

TNM interviewed the CEO of Pixbi, Ryan Jones, about three months ago as they

Microsoft to launch preview of simultaneous translation service Skype Translator next year

Sign ups begin to be included in tfirst group of beta testers; Spanish and

Bizrate Insights finds consumers lack trust their data will be safe with online retailers, IPs

Three out of four online buyers are dissatisfied with the strength of credit card