Spotify tests consumer interest in a bundle with both Hulu and Scribd’s audiobooks

In April, Spotify and Hulu teamed up on a discounted bundle of both of their services for $12.99 per month, following a similar deal for students launched last fall. Now, it seems, the streaming servi

Scribd will get Veronica Roth’s ‘Fates Divide’ on launch day

Scribd is setting its sights on bigger, newer titles. E-book and audiobook versions of The Fates Divide, the second volume in Veronica Roth’s Carve the Mark series, will go live on Scribd tomorr

Scribd’s new unlimited plan for audiobooks and e-books might be an avid reader’s dream

Avid audiobook nerds tired of dealing with Audible's nonsense or long library queues now have a new way to get a steady stream of the good stuff. Scribd just announced it will be reinstating an unlim

Scribd offers an ‘Essential Student Bundle’, including an NYT subscription, for $1.87 per week

Scribd is giving college and graduate students access to its library of digital content, plus a subscription to The New York Times, at what it says is a 40 percent discount on the combination. CEO Tri

Transcend VR sues investor Mike Rothenberg for fraud and breach of contract

Mike Rothenberg has been in a heap of trouble over a series of purportedly fraudulent transactions within his investment firm Rothenberg Ventures and his virtual reality startup River Studios. Now Tra

Scribd Adds Sheet Music And Sesame Street To Its Subscription E-Book Service

Scribd continues to expand its selection — it’s adding sheet music for the first time, and also announcing deals to bring in Sesame Street children’s books and grow its selection of tex

TuneIn Launches TuneIn Premium With Ad-Free Radio, Audiobooks, MLB Games

Popular radio service and app <a target="_blank" href="">TuneIn</a> just launched a new subscription service. For $7.99 per month, <a target="_blank" href=""

Scribd Adds Comics From Marvel, IDW, And Others To Its Subscription E-Book Service

In case getting unlimited access to an enormous library <a href="">of e-books</a> and <a href="

Publisher Macmillan Signs On With E-Book Subscription Services Oyster And Scribd

Macmillan, one of the “Big Five” book publishers in the United States, is making its titles available on subscription e-book services Oyster and Scribd, starting today. The news isn’t exactly

Scribd Raises $22M For Its Subscription E-Book Service

<a target="_blank" href="">Scribd</a>, a startup offering unlimited access to half a million e-books for $8.99 a month, is announcing that it has Raised $22 million in additional

Scribd Expands Its Subscription E-Book Service With 30K Audiobooks

It was just over a year ago that <a target="_blank" href="">Scribd</a> officially <a href="">unveile

How To Save Books

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was a time of triumph, it was a time of disaster, it was the publishing industry in 2014, just after mighty Amazon fired a new salvo in its war

TC Cribs 50th Episode: We’re Back At Scribd, The San Francisco Startup Where It All Began

Much like Leon Russell and Donny Hathaway, TechCrunch TV’s Cribs series has been so many places in its life and times. For its 50th episode airing today, we thought we’d bring it back to t

Scribd’s Subscription E-Book Service Moves Into Travel With The Full Lonely Planet Library

Subscription e-book startup <a target="_blank" href="">Scribd</a> is announcing a deal with famed travel publisher <a target="_blank" href="">Lonely Pla

With HarperCollins Deal, Scribd Unveils Its Bid To Become The Netflix For Books

The latest company making a bid to bring the subscription model to the book world is one that may already be <a href="">familiar to TechCrunch readers</a> — soc

Scribd Has 100M Users And A Mobile App It Needs To Rethink (After Yahoo Walked Away From A Deal)

Started originally as a <a href="">ridesharing service</a>, then pivoting to become a document uploa

With Float, Scribd Hopes To Become The Netflix Of Reading

It's a big day for online document sharing and social reading site <a href="">Scribd</a>. Today at Fortune's Brianstorm conference, CEO Trip Adler will be revealing a major initia

Scribd's HTML5-Based Document Viewer Is Now Portable, Retroactively Upgrades 20M+ Embeds

<img class="shot2" src="" alt="" />Last May, document sharing hub <a href="">Scribd</a> <a href="https://beta.techcru

Why Starting Was A Really Bad Idea, But I'm Glad We Did It Anyway

<img src=""> Right now I'm neck deep in product launch mode, putting the finishing touches on our new mobile video application—<a href="

TC Cribs: Take A Doc On The Wild Side At Scribd (With Bonus Go Karts!)

<img src="" />It's funny. When I tell my 'normal' friends that I've just come from Facebook's office or need to head down to Google's c
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