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  • Meet Penguin Random House, The World’s Largest Book Publisher That Will Counter Amazon

    Meet Penguin Random House, The World’s Largest Book Publisher That Will Counter Amazon

    After the U.S. cleared the deal, the European Commission has officially approved the proposed merger between two of the biggest book publishers in the world, Random House and Penguin. The two owners Pearson and Bertelsmann announced the new venture back in October. As it is seeking “new digital publishing models,” the merger has been widely commented on as a way to counter… Read More

  • Mobile Roadie And Random House Partner To Launch iPhone Apps For Authors

    Mobile Roadie And Random House Partner To Launch iPhone Apps For Authors

    As the way consumers read books evolves, there is an opportunity for mobile technologies to connect consumers with their favorite reads. Mobile Roadie, a startup that helps develops iPhone apps, is collaborating with one of the most foremost publishers, Random House, to launch iPhone apps for authors. The Random House group will launch free individual iPhone applications, powered by Mobile… Read More

  • Random House shuts down Kindle text-to-speech for their titles

    Random House shuts down Kindle text-to-speech for their titles


    And so it begins: Random House has switched off Kindle Text-to-speech by default, angering educators and advocates for the blind in the process. Forty titles have been shut down including books by Stephen King and Toni Morrison. Interestingly, Random House can start this process even after you’ve purchased the book on the Kindle, essentially shutting off functionality on products… Read More