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Book Publishing

Scribd updates iOS app, adds two-column reading mode for the iPad

The digital book subscription service Scribd has issued a major update of its reading

The second edition of TNM’s ‘Guide to Digital Publishing Platforms’ available as pre-order in the Apple iBooks Store

Interactive eBook, containing 68 company entries, and 200+ pages of content, will be available

Digital publishing company Vook acquires e-singles publisher Byliner

Byliner authors are told the good news that Vook will be increasing their royalty

Magazines

First look: new Apple Newsstand apps from B2B publishers (and, in one case, a self-publisher)

U.S. B2B publishing executives need to seriously rethink their approach to the Newsstand as

Issuu set to release first iOS app for its digital newsstand of free magazines and newspapers

Issuu’s app for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad includes many of the new features

Questex sold to private equity firm Shamrock Capital Advisors

Yet another B2B media company has been sold to a private equity firm as

Newspapers

The New York Times launches new cooking website and iPad app: NYT Cooking

New product from the Digital Products and Services Group has a launch sponsor, Chobani,

New Media Investment Group announces pricing for initial public offering

From out of the ashes of Gatehouse Media arose a new holding company, New

People

Naomi Zeichner named editor-in-chief of The FADER

Zeichner returns to the magazine after a stint at BuzzFeed as music editor The FADER

Steven Spatz named new president of BookBaby

Spatz has been the Chief Marketing Officer for Audio Video Labs, BookBaby’s parent company,

Chicago digital agency One North Interactive adds to business development team

Erik O’Brien and Lauren Gilyard join One North as business development managers, both come

Technology

A publisher’s wish list for any new iPad models starts with greater storage capacity

Since its launch in 2010, the entry level for Apple’s iPad has stood at

Amazon introduces new Fire HDX 8.9 that company touts as lighter than the iPad Air

Pre-orders available now, priced at $379, with faster processor and latest Dolby Audio Press Release: SEATTLE,

Apple’s new iPhone models add to fragmentation of product line, but few developers express concern

New iPhone 6 models introduced new display resolutions, in a edition new screen sizes