Interesting News in Publishing, January 2017

Interesting News in Publishing
January 2017



French book publisher acquires brain training app maker Peak – Peak, the London-based brain training app maker, has been acquired by Hachette Livre, a Vanves, France-based subsidiary of book publisher… – MobiHealthNews

Profits Rose by Double Digits at HBG – The purchase of the publishing division of the Perseus Books Group increased HBG’s revenue by about 15% and added to the company’s nonfiction… – Publishers Weekly


Facebook Debuts Live Audio Stream, Partners with BBC and Harper Collins – Facebook has announced the Live Audio feature that allows broadcasters to use voice as a medium of sharing stuff. The feature works on similar lines… – Technology Personalized

RNIB and HarperCollins simultaneous Talking Books release – Earlier in 2016, RNIB launched an exciting partnership with publishing powerhouse HarperCollins. Thanks to this partnership, the Talking Books… – RNIB


Jimmy Fallon and Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group to Donate $1M of Books to First… – Macmillan Publishers is a division of the Holtzbrinck Publishing Group, a large family-owned media company headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany. – Yahoo Finance

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