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WoodWing Software's has announced their web-to-print solution Brand Station.

Posted Aug 04, 2009

New York-based digitization company Digital Divide Data (DDD) has announced that it will open a fifth office in Oxford, U.K., to serve its European client base.

Posted Jul 31, 2009

Managing Editor, Inc., (MEI) announced the release of Integrated Production Suite (IPS) 4.6, an updated version of the company's collection of MEI products for enterprise publishers.

Posted Jul 24, 2009

The conflict between publishers and search engines heated up once again when disgruntled publishers put Europe's media commissioner, Viviane Reding, on notice last month. Publishers from across the continent got organized and signed the "Hamburg Declaration Regarding Intellectual Property Rights" at a meeting of the European Publishers' Council and the World Association of Newspapers on June 26. This is just the latest in a string of complaints from publishers about search engines making money off the work of others. However, it has once again brought up the all-important question: How do publishers get their web content in front of readers without losing out on monetizing opportunities?

Posted Jul 21, 2009

FastPencil has launched the beta version of a self-publishing platform that allows authors to write, share, publish, and sell their books.

Posted Jul 17, 2009

Microsoft Corp. announced that Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010, Microsoft Visio 2010, and Microsoft Project 2010 have reached the technical preview stage, and tens of thousands of people are being invited to test Office and Visio as part of the program.

Posted Jul 17, 2009

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was established by President Dwight D. Eisenhower as a partial response to the first artificial satellite launched by the Soviet Union. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., NASA currently focuses on four research categories: aeronautics, exploration systems, science, and space operations. Recently celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2008, NASA continues to be a leader in scientific research, declaring its mission "to pioneer the future in space exploration, scientific discovery, and aeronautics research."

Posted Jul 17, 2009

Whether it's the Seattle Post-Intelligencer giving up the printed ghost and going all-digital or the Rocky Mountain News going out of business, the world of journalism has been in a constant state of flux lately. As media giants such as News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch reconsider the possibility of making users pay for content, there are emerging solution providers, such as Journalism Online, LLC, that hope to make the task of monetizing content easier for content providers and consumers alike.

Posted Jul 16, 2009

Many mainstream media outlets are reducing their staff journalists. At the same time, many organizations finally understand the value of "brand journalism," creating interesting information online that serves to educate and inform consumers. This convergence has opened up an entire new world for aspiring journalists to consider.

Posted Jul 13, 2009

Quark announced its work with EMC to integrate Quark XML Author with the EMC Documentum enterprise content management solution to bring easy XML authoring to anyone using Microsoft Word.

Posted Jul 07, 2009

Lattice Technology, developers of digital manufacturing applications using the XVL format, announced that it is now an Adobe Solution Partner.

Posted Jun 30, 2009

thePlatform, a white-label video management and publishing company, introduced a new video Ingest Service as part of the company's media publishing system (mps).

Posted Jun 12, 2009

MadCap Software, a multi-channel content authoring and showcase company for Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 and Microsoft XPS, announced the availability of MadCap Flare 5.0 and MadCap Blaze 2.0, featuring robust DITA support.

Posted Jun 09, 2009

OECD Publishing has frozen prices for 2010.

Posted May 27, 2009

Infotrieve, Inc., a provider of business service solutions for information centers, announced that its customers can now opt to receive copyright compliant PDFs that do not require a plug-in.

Posted May 22, 2009

The New York Times announced that the Times Reader 2.0 is now available to download.

Posted May 15, 2009

To succeed today, content sites must amass huge content collections, yet accomplish this with tighter budgets. At the same time, content consumers need to be enabled to find exactly what meets their needs. There are several strategies that can be employed to achieve web publishing's Holy Grail: the Triangle of Content Success.

Posted May 14, 2009

Critical Media Inc. announced Syndicaster, a broadcast-to-online video platform, for newspapers.

Posted May 05, 2009

Platformic, an end-to-end online web development environment and content management platform, announced version 3.0 of its enterprise web development software, Platformic 3.0.

Posted May 05, 2009

Between spending huge amounts of money on books—only to have them bought back for a fraction of the price—and lugging behemoth texts all over campus, the relationship between coeds and their textbooks is strained at best. So it makes sense that with another school year coming to a close, professors and students alike are looking for alternatives and opting to download etextbooks rather than cracking a printed one. With new social networking features designed specifically for the classroom, companies such as VitalSource are taking things one step further and are combining the interactivity of Web 2.0 with text. In the process of doing so, VitalSource managed to triple user numbers since June 2008, suggesting that etextbooks are becoming the latest learning tool in an academic's arsenal.

Posted May 04, 2009

Nstein Technologies Inc., a provider of digital publishing solutions for newspapers, magazines, and online content providers, announced the launch of WCM 4.1, an upgrade to its content management system (CMS).

Posted May 01, 2009

Content Data Solutions, a developer of publishing software, systems integration, and pre-press solutions, announced the release of a Web Publishing Solution (WPS) as Software as a Service (SaaS).

Posted May 01, 2009

In 1885, when The Dallas Morning News first started covering the area in and around Dallas, it had a circulation of 5,000. Published by A.H. Belo, a Texas-based publisher, The Dallas Morning News now covers 65 communities in the Dallas area and has a circulation of more than half a million. Not to be left out of the internet loop, it created its web counterpart,, which now logs more than a million views a day, and, a social networking site that focuses on community-generated news.

Posted Apr 30, 2009

Ephox, a provider of authoring software for web content, announced the latest release of its online rich text editor, EditLive! 6.7.

Posted Apr 28, 2009

Amid wall-to-wall news coverage about banks, insurance companies, auto manufacturers, and other pillars of the American economy that are buckling under the oppressive weight of the global financial crisis, the fact that the print media outlets reporting that news are themselves on the verge of financial ruin may be lost on readers.

Posted Apr 27, 2009