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delawarepublic.org - Neda Ulaby - When Your Book Publishes In A Pandemic - Authors Talk About Terrible Timing
When Your Book Publishes In A Pandemic - Authors Talk About Terrible Timing
Delaware First Media

Sarah Ramey's first book was supposed to be a very big deal. Her publishers expected The Lady's Handbook for Her Mysterious Illness to be a runaway best seller. 'We had a huge publicity slate,' she says, a bit shyly. 'You know, the Today show and…

digiday.com - Sara Guaglione - How news publishers are using the Olympics and AR to flex their emerging tech storytelling
How news publishers are using the Olympics and AR to flex their emerging tech storytelling
Digiday

USA Today added two AR experiences around the Olympic Games to its mobile app on July 19: One is narrated by professional skateboarder Tom Schaar, who gives a tour of the Olympic Games' skateboarding course, displays simulations of skateboarding…

gamasutra.com - How will publishing agreements be affected by Steam Deck?
How will publishing agreements be affected by Steam Deck?
Gamasutra

The following blog post, unless otherwise noted, was written by a member of Gamasutra’s community. The thoughts and opinions expressed are those of the writer and not Gamasutra or its parent company. There are many opinions on how Valve's…

thebookseller.com - Benedicte.Page@theBookseller.com - Bookseller to publish Climate Issue in October
Bookseller to publish Climate Issue in October
The Bookseller

The Bookseller is to publish a Climate Issue ahead of the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), with aim of interrogating what the trade can do to meet the challenge of environmental change in the wake of global warming. The issue…

thebookseller.com - tamsin.hackett - Michael O'Mara to publish 'revealing' diary of a headteacher from Smith
Michael O'Mara to publish 'revealing' diary of a headteacher from Smith
The Bookseller

Michael O'Mara Books will publish Head Trauma: The Bruising Diary of a Headteacher by Nick Smith, a 'revealing' diary spanning the headteacher's near 30-year career. The book will chart Smith's journey from trainee teacher to headmaster with…

hongkongfp.com - More by Candice Chau - Hong Kong women who 'published seditious children's books about sheep' remanded in custody
Hong Kong women who 'published seditious children's books about sheep' remanded in custody
Hong Kong Free Press

Two women accused of publishing seditious children's books featuring sheep have been remanded in custody. Speech therapists Lai Man-ling, 25, and Melody Yeung Yat-yee, 27, were denied bail after appearing before Chief Magistrate Victor So in West…

techcrunch.com - Ingrid Lunden - After going public via a SPAC, Taboola acquires e-commerce marketing network Connexity for $800M
After going public via a SPAC, Taboola acquires e-commerce marketing network Connexity for $800M
TechCrunch

Taboola, the company that operates a popular grid-based advertising and content recommendation network across media properties, today announced an acquisition to expand its reach further into e-commerce, its first big move since going public in…

wsj.com - Robert Lee Hotz - NASA's InSight Lander Gives First Look at Mars Interior, Yielding a Big Surprise
NASA's InSight Lander Gives First Look at Mars Interior, Yielding a Big Surprise
Wall Street Journal

NASA-funded researchers said Thursday they had mapped the interior of Mars, using seismic data collected by the agency's Mars InSight lander to reveal a planet with a molten core whose size and composition came as major surprises. The interior…

independent.ie - By Cate McCurry, PA - Indoor dining guidelines to be published
Indoor dining guidelines to be published
The Irish Independent

Guidelines for reopening indoor bars and restaurants are to be published on Friday evening. Officials met earlier to finalise the regulations that will begin to operate from Monday when indoor dining opens to the public. Following lengthy talks and…

bookriot.com - Mariela Santos Muñiz - What Are the Fastest Selling Books in U.S. Publishing History?
What Are the Fastest Selling Books in U.S. Publishing History?
BOOK RIOT

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Content Warning: This post discusses noted transphobic author J.K. Rowling and her wizard series. Can you name any of the fastest-selling…

thebookseller.com - tamsin.hackett - Moonflower Publishing picks up 'timely and topical' novel from American author Stephens
Moonflower Publishing picks up 'timely and topical' novel from American author Stephens
The Bookseller

Moonflower Publishing, a new independent publisher of commercial fiction, has acquired its first novel Blue Running by American author Lori Ann Stephens, a 'timely and topical' novel that addresses issues of feminism, nationalism, racial injustice…

phys.org - Science X staff - InSight mission: Mars unveiled
InSight mission: Mars unveiled
Phys.org

Using information obtained from around a dozen earthquakes detected on Mars by the Very Broad Band SEIS seismometer, developed in France, the international team of NASA's InSight mission has unveiled the internal structure of Mars. The three papers…

nbcnews.com - Nicole Acevedo  - Dreamers on verge of getting DACA are left hanging after latest court ruling
Dreamers on verge of getting DACA are left hanging after latest court ruling
NBC News

For Ines Martinez, applying for DACA, or the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, represented a glimmer of hope during the coronavirus pandemic. Seven months into her application process, Martinez was looking forward to joining the…

variety.com - Jem Aswad - Music Industry Moves: Blink-182's Travis Barker Signs With Warner Chappell Publishing
Music Industry Moves: Blink-182's Travis Barker Signs With Warner Chappell Publishing
Variety

Travis Barker has signed an exclusive worldwide administration deal with Warner Chappell Music, the publishing arm of Warner Music Group, the company announced Thursday (July 22). He is best known as the drummer of multiplatinum pop-punk band…

medicalxpress.com - Science X staff - Researchers use AI to predict risk of developing type 2 diabetes
Researchers use AI to predict risk of developing type 2 diabetes
Medical Xpress

Artificial intelligence could be used to predict who is at risk of developing type 2 diabetes—information that could be used to improve the lives of millions of Canadians. Researchers at the University of Toronto used a machine learning…

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