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A Data Scientist Explains Some Approaches to “Big Data”

Hilary Mason

Context is everything when it comes to analyzing data, says Hilary Mason. Are you selling a million copies of a book, or one copy of a million books?

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How Publishers Can Work with Entrepreneur Authors

Judith Curr is the president and publisher of Atria Books, a division of Simon & Schuster.

“We should act like a grown-up and think like a start up,” says Judith Curr of Atria Books when it comes to working with with entrepreneur authors today.

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How the New York Times Measures “Love”

James G. Robinson

The key to reader analytics in the newsroom at the New York Times is asking the right questions, says James Robinson.

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Apple’s iBookstore Growing at One Million Users Per Month

Keith Moerer

Keith Moerer, Director of Apple’s iBookstore, revealed that Apple’s iBookstore is growing at a million users per month and has seen 1 billion downloads.

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Springer Science & Business to Merge with Macmillan Science & Education

Springer Horse

A merger between Springer Science & Business and Holtzbrinck will form a new global science and education publisher with annual sales of 1.5 billion euros

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Amazon Says It’s “Healthy” to Give Publishers, Authors Choice

Russ Grandinetti, VP of Kindle Content

Interviewed at DBW, Amazon’s Russ Grandinetti argued that the company’s ecosystem is ‘healthy,’ and aligned with the interests of publishers and authors.

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Oyster Starts 2015 Off With Two Big Announcements

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Oyster, a book subscription service in the United States, has kicked off 2015 with two major announcements, including offering more than 1 million books.

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Five Trade Publishing Predictions for 2015

Michael Cairns

The CEO of Publishing Technology offers his five predictions for trade publishing in 2015, including more hybrid pubs, content marketing and mobile reading.

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Simon & Schuster Enters the World of Paid Online Video


Simon & Schuster announced the launch of its new video platform, SimonSays. Consumers can pay to watch video courses on health, finance, and self-help.

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Argentina’s BajaLibros Aims to Sell Ebooks to All of America


In an effort to defy difficulties at home, Argentine e-bookseller BajaLibros is aiming to sell ebooks throughout Latin America as well as the United States.

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