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Book Publishing

Rakuten, owner of Kobo, acquires OverDrive

Acquisition gives the Tokyo-based company a major foothold in the U.S. library eBook distribution

Culinate launches recipe app for Williams-Sonoma and the book publisher Weldon Owen

The stand-alone app offers four weeks worth of recipes for free, then will require

Wiley reports rise in revenue, net income; reaffirms fiscal year 2015 outlook

Third quarter revenue grew 5% on a constant currency basis, or 2% including the

Magazines

Rolling Stone adds music clips to its Next Issue digital editions, goes more native, as well

Meredith’s top titles record impressive gains in digital in latest publisher’s statement, top seven

Bonnier’s U.S. magazines: a complicated tale of digital publishing leadership

Bonnier’s five “+” magazines, once leaders in interactive editions, collectively record gains in digital

UK football magazine, When Saturday Comes, launches promotion for iOS app

In the promotion lasting until the April 9th, fans at 238 stadiums can freely

Newspapers

Newspaper Association of America President and CEO Caroline Little to stop down at the end of August

Little was named president and CEO of the industry’s largest trade organization in 2011 Press

Euclid Media Group picks up St. Louis alt weekly the Riverfront Times from Voice Media Group

Acquisition gives Euclid Media Group six titles including the Cleveland Scene, Detroit Metro Times,

Johnston Press plc announces full year results: earning up due to reduced costs

The publisher of The Scotsman and other UK newspapers today reported its 2014 full

People

Jason Goldman, former Twitter product manager, named the White House’s first Chief Digital Officer

The White House has named its first Chief Digital Officer, Jason Goldman. Goldman was

Gannett names William Janus president and publisher of The Daily Times

Janus has been with Gannett for nearly 20 years and most recently served as

NYLON Media names Carrie S. Reynolds to the newly created position of President, Revenue

Reynolds was previously in sales management roles with XO Group, Hearst and Gruner +

Technology

Four weeks to the launch of the Apple Watch and developers start updating apps to add support

The New York Times, Twitter and MLB among early adopters, as well as two

Twitter launches its own live video streaming app, Periscope

Periscope, which streams live video to your Twitter feed, launches a couple weeks after

Spring is the rumor season before WWDC, summer the season before the iPhone event

Developers and platforms do a little spring cleaning, releasing bug fix app updates to