New Financial Times And Economist Owners Ponder The Future Of Digital Media

Who saw the recent sale of the Financial Times (FT) from Pearson to Nikkei for $1.3 billion coming? The sale of The Economist, also owned by Pearson, three weeks later, was less of a surprise, as Pear

Japan’s Nikkei Buys The Financial Times Group From Pearson For $1.3B

Some more M&A afoot in the media industry. Pearson has sold the Financial Times Group to Japan’s Nikkei Inc for £844 million ($1.3 billion) in cash. The news comes after a morning of ferv

Nook Media Takes $89.5M From Pearson, Says Holiday Sales Fell Below Expectations

<a target="_blank" href="">Nook Media</a>, the Barnes & Noble subsidiary that handles Nook e-readers and digital content, <a target="_blank" href="http://markets.financialconten

Pearson Buys Certiport For $140M To Beef Up Its IT Testing Business Globally

<a href="">Pearson</a>, the educational publisher, today made a move to beef up its international professional IT testing business: it <a href="

Old Publishers Dive Into The New: Pearson Inks API Billing Deal With Zuora; Adds Food To The Mix

Pearson, the owners of Penguin, the Financial Times Group and a number of education imprints, has made some significant strides into digital with e-books and apps, but it is always on the hunt for mor

Pearson-Incubated Startup Alleyoop Launches To Gamify Adaptive Learning

According to the National Center on Education and the Economy, only 1 in 6 high school freshmen will go on to graduate from college on time, and about 25 percent of Americans <a href="http://globalpub

Pearson confirms plans to engage with, and maybe acquire, startups

<img src="" class="shot2" />Genevieve Shore, Pearson’s director of digital strategy, gave a briefing to the m

Nokia, Pearson form wireless education joint venture in China

<img src="" width="176" height="200" /><a href="">Nokia</a> and education company <a href="http://www.

Nokia, Pearson Set Up Digital Education Joint Venture In China

<img src="" width="176" height="200" /><a href="">Nokia</a> and education company <a href="