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Google's ad revenue exceeds all U.S. print combined

Nov 13 2012: Google generated $20.8 billion in ad revenue in the first six months of 2012, while newspapers and magazines in the U.S. made $19.2 billion, according to Statista. While an astounding figure, it should be noted that this is not an apples to apples comparison as it ...

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    National Book Awards planning big splash ceremony

    Nov 12 2012: It's looking like the National Book Awards dinner this Wednesday evening in Manhattan will be a considerably more glamorous event than in recent years.

    In addition to moving the event from a midtown Marriott to the Cipriani Wall Street and installing a red carpet ...

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      New Bridget Jones book on the way, plus musical & movie

      Nov 12 2012: Author Helen Fielding announced on U.K. radio today that the perennially lovelorn Bridget Jones will return for a third installment.

      "The new novel is set in present-day London, with an entirely new scenario for Bridget," Fielding said on the show Women's Hour Friday...

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        Philip Roth confirms no further novels

        Nov 11 2012: In an interview with a French magazine, Philip Roth, aged 78, said that he does not intend to write any more novels, and has not been working on anything new since his last novel, Nemesis, was published three years ago:

        Talking about the period after Nemesis was ...

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          World Book Night announces titles and opens applications for would be givers

          Nov 08 2012: World Book Night U.S. have announced the books to be given away during World Book Night 2013 on April 23, and have also opened the application process for those who would like to give away books. To see the list of books and apply to be a giver, click the link below.

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            Book Expo America offers expanded access to the public

            Nov 07 2012: BookExpo America is expanding its program of opening the show to the general public, allowing exhibitors to sell books to those attendees and by promoting the show to them directly.

            "Power readers" will be allowed onto the trade show floor on Saturday, June 1, which ...

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              European Union will accept an offer from Apple & four publishers to end antitrust probe

              Nov 07 2012: European Union regulators will accept an offer by Apple and four publishers - Simon & Schuster, HarperCollins, Hachette and Holtzbrinck, parent company of Macmillan - to end an antitrust probe into e-book pricing,

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                Amazon and Arizona reach sales tax settlement

                Oct 29 2012: From Jan 2013, Amazon will collect sales tax on its Arizona transactions as part of a legal settlement with the state. Amazon has also agreed to pay Arizona an undisclosed amount to settle the state's claim that it owed $53 million in back taxes from 2006 to 2010.

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