Interesting News in Publishing – February 2019

 

Interesting News in Publishing
February 2019

Companies                                                                                                                                    

AMAZON 

Amazon Now Allows Anyone to Build and Publish Alexa Skills
Amazon just made it a lot easier to publish content on one of its Echo speakers, or any other device running the company’s Alexa assistant for that …
Variety

Amazon Crossing Kids Brings Intl Works to Young Readers
According to a statement from the company, “Building on the work of Amazon Crossing, the largest publisher of translated fiction in the United States, …
Good E-Reader (blog)

APPLE 

Publishers Weigh In on Apple’s Terms in New Subscription Service: A [Bad] Deal
Apple’s upcoming Spotify-style magazine subscription service, an offering with all-you-can eat access to dozens of publishers, will only pay the media partners 50% of the revenue …
AdAge

BURTON & TAYLOR

B&T Sells Certain Assets to Ingram Entertainment
It isn’t the deal buzzed about last December, in which Ingram Content Group was rumored to be considering a bid for Baker & Taylor, but Baker …
Publishers Weekly

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