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Book Publishing

Venice Under Glass, a suspenseful detective story, created as a multi-touch eBook

Each Monday TNM looks at a new book release. This week’s selection was built

Amazon says it has acquired digital comic book platform comiXology

The online retailer and (increasingly) publisher, Amazon.com, today announced that they had acquired comiXology,

Kobo Books and Oyster update their book reading iOS apps

Among the latest batch of app updates were two for book reading apps from

Magazines

New tablet editions debut for Benjamin Media’s Utility Contractor, two NRi Digital titles

The B2B magazine segment continues to heat up with new digital magazine launches, probably

Texas Monthly goes after the NYT for hiring away its editor before end of contract

Emmis owned magazine wants to be compensated for losing its editor to The New

Newsstand News category review: The Fayetteville Observer launches app for Elite Magazine

A look at new tablet editions and a review of the News category overall

Newspapers

Gannett works with Brand Affinity Technologies to launch The USA TODAY Sports store

The Gannett newspaper USA Today has opened an online store for consumers where they

OC Register owner to launch LA paper Wednesday, along with a series of regional editions

It is not every day that a new print newspaper is launched into a

The Sun-Times the latest to kill comments, at least temporarily

The Chicago Sun-Times is the latest publication to realize it has a comments problem.

People

David J. Butler named editor-in-chief at Digital First Media

Butler replaces Jim Brady following the disbanding of the company’s Thunderdome project Press Release: New York,

Alexandra Villoch named Publisher of the Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald

Villoch has been the senior vice president for advertising and marketing at the Miami

Mary Johnson named Editor of Bizwomen by The Business Journals

Johnson comes to Bizwomen from NJBiz, a New Jersey business publication where she served

Technology

Google buys drone maker Titan Aerospace

The company that wants to know everything now owns a maker of drones. This

Brightcove lands French daily Le Figaro for online video platform

Press Release: BOSTON & PARIS – April 15, 2014 — Brightcove, a leading global provider

Pandora updates iPad app, adds in alarm clock feature

The music streaming service Pandora today updated its iPad app, adding in the alarm