Content Distribution

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Posted Feb 23, 2010

Ebook and audiobook distributor Overdrive announced a set of new services that will expand its digital distribution network for copyrighted digital media.

Posted Feb 23, 2010

Detroit is, undoubtedly, among the cities hardest hit by the recession. The city's biggest employers have been under siege, and abandoned homes line the streets. Thanks to a $40-million deal with Houghton Mifflin Co., Detroit's public schools are now on the leading edge of a technological movement to replace printed textbooks with computer software. They aren't the only ones.

Posted Jan 25, 2010

Newspaper and magazine aggregator NewspaperDirect announced support for the Android mobile operating system, through its portal.

Posted Jan 08, 2010

NewspaperDirect Inc. is making its entire library--1,400 publications in 44 languages from 93 countries--available to all Sony Reader users.

Posted Jan 05, 2010

Emerald Group Publishing Limited has announced an agreement with Knovel under which 11 titles from Emerald's Transport portfolio will be accessible through Knovel's online database.

Posted Dec 22, 2009

Springer announced that it had signed an agreement with CreateSpace that will make Springer's paperback catalogue available through print-on-demand.

Posted Dec 04, 2009

IEEE has launched its first mobile version of the IEEE Xplore digital library.

Posted Dec 01, 2009

Reprints Desk, Inc., will make its bulk article reprints, commercial document printing, and document delivery services available to the U.S. government according to a contract that the General Services Administration (GSA) awarded to Reprints Desk parent company Derycz Scientific, Inc.

Posted Dec 01, 2009

Ingram Publisher Services, the distribution portion of the Ingram Content Group, announced that it had reached an arrangement with technical publisher O'Reilly Media to extend a multi-year agreement supporting the Microsoft Press publishing program.

Posted Nov 20, 2009

MashLogic is releasing a "to go" feature for online publications that would track searches for related topics back to their sites.

Posted Nov 17, 2009

Brainshark, a provider of on-demand presentations, announced the launch of the Brainshark Insurance Network, a site that provides insurance companies with on-demand presentations customized for their specific products.

Posted Nov 13, 2009

Rob Tarkoff, senior vice president and general manager of business productivity solutions at Adobe, did little to cushion the blow when he said to attendees at the Enterprise 2.0 Conference: "Enterprise software is failing." Story by ITI Reporter Jessica Tsai, CRM Magazine.

Posted Nov 06, 2009

IngBoo, a free online service where consumers can organize their web activities in one place, has raised $800,000 in seed funding led by Elis Nemes and Saeed Amidi of Amidzad Partners, Doug Tsui of Horizon Ventures, and Allen Miner of Sunbridge Partners.

Posted Oct 27, 2009

The owners of Newslink launched Tradeclips, a full-service video, audio, text, and picture sharing site with a focus on the communications industry.

Posted Oct 23, 2009

GroupM Entertainment and Yahoo! Announced a partnership to help marketers deliver branded content in original online programming.

Posted Oct 23, 2009

IREX Technologies, maker of the DR800SG e-reader, has signed an agreement with LibreDigital to grant DR800SG users access to the LibreDigital library of newspapers and magazines, including USA Today, The New York Times, and The Washington Post.

Posted Oct 20, 2009

The Fair Syndication Consortium has released a set of guidelines outlining the organization's position on intellectual piracy.

Posted Oct 20, 2009

IEEE and IBM announced a publishing agreement that brings numerous technical articles and papers from IBM's widely-cited IBM Journal of Research and Development to IEEE's Xplore digital library.

Posted Oct 09, 2009

The Washington Post and Bloomberg will launch a global news service, The Washington Post News Service with Bloomberg News, which will feature 120 news stories a day from both sources. The service will be available to subscribers, web services, and other newspapers.

Posted Oct 06, 2009

The American Institute of Physics (AIP) and the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) have partnered to make content from SPIE extensive library available through AIP's Scitation C3 platform.

Posted Sep 29, 2009

Bloomberg L.P. has become the first company to provide a live content feed from the New York Times via its Bloomberg Professional service.

Posted Sep 22, 2009

Google Labs has announced the introduction of Google Fast Flip, a service that combines elements of print and online articles.

Posted Sep 18, 2009

arvato digital services has announced the acquisition of Protexis, the creator of the RED platform for connecting publishers directly with retailers to deliver digital content to consumers.

Posted Sep 11, 2009

OverDrive and Sony will cross-market OverDrive's library network and the Sony Reader, an ebook reader compatible with industry standards for library ebooks.

Posted Aug 14, 2009