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Book Publishing

NOOK Media launches new audiobooks app on Android, lowers prices on tablets

Price on Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 7-inch tablet will be $149.99, 10-inch tablet

Scribd’s two iOS updates about new audiobooks and bug fixes

Update follows an earlier update of the Android app inside Google Play as company

Amazon and Hachette declare a cease fire, sign new contract, just in time for the holidays

Details of the new deal remain secret, but both sides claim to be happy

Magazines

MagNet reports that U.S. magazine newsstand sales fell 27% in third quarter of the year

Sharp decline follows exit from business by Source Interlink, though industry has by now

Future plc says it is no longer in debt, but announces big staff cutbacks and £35M loss

Magazine publisher looks to eliminated more than 400 positions cuts as new CEO looks

Unlimited magazine subscription service Readly adds 50+ new titles including Rolling Stone

Wenner Media, American Media, Rodale, ESPN add titles to service, as well as Lagardère

Newspapers

Herald & Times Group to launch pilot launch Monday for pro-Scottish independence tabloid

Move comes after the Sunday Herald enjoyed a surge in circulation after it was

Newspaper chain Halifax Media Group sold to New Media Investment Group for $280M

Formerly known as GateHouse Media before bankruptcy, New Media Investment Group continues roll-up strategy Press

Easiest way to guarantee success in digital publishing is throwing away the P&L (if at all possible)

The Washington Post can afford now to experiment with new digital publishing products as

People

Nick Neubeck named creative director of editorial for Hearst Magazines Digital Media

Neubeck was previously Senior Art Director at Gilt Groupe Hearst Magazines Digital Media has named

David Moretti named deputy creative director at WIRED

Moretti has been the creative director of WIRED Italia since the magazine’s launch in

David Beard moves from The Washington Post to become executive editor of PRI.org

Beard will lead a 10-person digital journalism team to accelerate growth and deepen audience

Technology

Yahoo strikes five year deal with Firefox to become default search engine

If you are a Firefox user you will soon notice a chance in the

Benefits from latest update for iOS seen in older devices

iPhone 4s and iPad 2 owners report that the release of iOS 8.1.1. is

Quark launches web-based word processing app, Quark Author

Press Release: DENVER, CO – November 18, 2014 –– Quark Software Inc. announced today the