Post Tagged with: "Publishing"

Amazon Invites Children’s Book Authors to Kindle Direct Publishing, Launches Kids’ Book Creator Software
/ September 4, 2014 3:19 pm
Amazon Invites Children’s Book Authors to Kindle Direct Publishing, Launches Kids’ Book Creator Software

TechCrunch reports “Amazon announced this afternoon that it will be expanding its Kindle Direct Publishing business to support the needs of children’s books authors through a new program it’s calling “KDP Kids.” . Read More

Beanstock Media Buys Mobile Publishing Startup Onswipe
/ August 13, 2014 10:15 am
Beanstock Media Buys Mobile Publishing Startup Onswipe

TechCrunch reports “Ad tech company Beanstock Media is announcing that it has acquired Onswipe, a startup that allows publishers to create tablet- and smartphone-optimized versions of their websites.” . Read More

Nexon Strikes Publishing Deal with Envision
/ August 8, 2014 12:18 pm
Nexon Strikes Publishing Deal with Envision

GamesIndustryBiz reports “Nexon is continuing to invest in old devs learning new tricks. The free-to-play specialist today announced a deal with the Envision Entertainment that gives it worldwide publishing rights to the former EA Phenomic team's first mobile strategy title.” . Read More

OwnZones Raises $5.9 Million in Series A Financing
/ April 16, 2014 7:21 pm
OwnZones Raises $5.9 Million in Series A Financing

OwnZones Media Network, the content curation platform, today announced it has closed $5.9 million in Series A financing. The funds will be used for marketing and further development of the platform - supporting features benefiting both publisher partners and end-users including continued form-factor optimization, enhanced discovery and expansion of the types of content offered. Read More

Phoenix Online Introduces New Publishing Label
/ February 21, 2014 5:01 pm
Phoenix Online Introduces New Publishing Label

GamesIndustryBiz reports that Independent Game Developer Phoenix Online Studios has launched Phoenix Online Publishing. The new publishing label aims to promote games based on stories. The company is starting its publishing business by introducing four new games, including Jane Jensen's Moebius: Empire Rising; indie role-playing title Quest for Infamy; The Last Door: Collector's Edition; and Lost Civilization. Read More

Baltimore Sun Media Group to Acquire Baltimore’s City Paper
/ February 20, 2014 1:25 pm
Baltimore Sun Media Group to Acquire Baltimore’s City Paper

In its first acquisition since 1995, The Baltimore Sun Media Group said on Thursday it will acquire The City Paper, a Baltimore-based alternative weekly, for an unspecified sum. The deal is expected to close in March. The 37-year-old City Paper maintains a print circulation of approximately 50,000 a week, and draws about 200,000 unique visitors to its web and mobile sites each month. It will continue to operate its newsroom and sales organization independently. Read More

Outbrain Raises $35 Million
/ October 23, 2013 2:38 pm
Outbrain Raises $35 Million

VentureBeat reports that Outbrain has raised $35 million in a new round of funding. Outbrain is a content recommendation and advertising firm. Though the company had been rumored to be planning for an IPO, the financing put the rumors to rest for now. The company recommends links of related articles or content to online publishers by using banners on the published article page. It handles 130 billion recommendations monthly, and is known to work with more than 700 partners. Read More

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