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Book Publishing

Axel Zaren, aka Fizzmatic, uses iBooks Author to build promotional eBook for album

The limitations of iBooks Author prevents the playing of audio files throughout the reading

Barnes & Noble founder, Leonard Riggio, to step down as chairman, remain on board

The Board has appointed Paul B. Guenther to serve as non-executive Chairman, effective once

Despite slow holiday season, US book sales up slightly in 2015

Association of American Publishers report continues to show declining eBook sales for major publishers,

Magazines

Bonnier updates its digital edition apps, including for the app that led the way, PopSci

Six years ago this month, Popular Science unveiled its vision for what a tablet

Libraries lead the way in promoting digital magazines to readers, Donald Trump is next

GfK MRI survey finds that men have been 17 percent more likely to pick

Lawyer tied to failed Maxim magazine acquisition sentenced to six months behind bars

The lawyer was accused of looking to complete the acquisition deal for the men’s

Newspapers

Digital publishing news jobs now outnumber those in the newspaper business, BLS reports

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports don’t provide a very exact picture of the

Tribune Publishing’s chairman accuses Gannett of being ‘ungentlemanly’; the NYT to shutter Paris print operations

Morning Brief: Gannett is pushing the publisher of the LA Times and Chicago Tribune

Gannett goes public with Tribune offer, proposes $12.25 in cash per share deal

Morning Brief: Vox Media will be launching a new gadget blog as a Facebook

People

The New York Times Company names David Rubin Senior VP and Head of Brand

NYC-based Rubin had previously been at SF-based Pinterest but left after 18 months when

Time Inc. names AOL veteran Brad Elders Group Publisher at Sports Illustrated Group

Elders was previously SVP Sales, East Region at AOL, and earlier in his career

Quartz appoints Kira Bindrim as Talent Lab editor

Bindrim has been managing editor at Newsweek since October 2013, and before that was

Technology

WordPress theme seller, Templatic hacked, victim of ransom demands

WordPress theme seller says it did not store credit cards on its servers, but

Amazon adds colors, ups storage (barely) on Fire tablets

The online retailer announced late yesterday that it had adding more colors and storage

Apple makes Adobe’s life miserable with decision to kill off QuickTime for Windows

Apple has recommended that Windows users uninstall their versions of QuickTime, but some Creative