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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="http://www.nook.com">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="http://www.pearson.com">Pearson</a>, the educational publisher, today made a move to beef up its international professional IT testing business: it <a href="http://www.pearson.com/media-1/an

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="http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Media/Pix/pictures/2009/12/11/Genevieve-Shore-pic.jpg" 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="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/mobiledu-176x200.jpg" width="176" height="200" /><a href="http://www.nokia.com">Nokia</a> and education company <a href="http://www.

Nokia, Pearson Set Up Digital Education Joint Venture In China

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/02/mobiledu-176x200.jpg" width="176" height="200" /><a href="http://www.nokia.com">Nokia</a> and education company <a href="http://www.pearson.co