TOLEDO, Ohio-- Typewriters and a desk from the home of the original author of the Nancy Drew mystery books, along with a book detailing how the series was created, were auctioned in Ohio on Sunday.» Read More
HONG KONG, Oct 28- Shares of Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science and Technology Co. Ltd. rose more than 9 percent on Monday after a newspaper said it had not thoroughly fact-checked a disparaging report on the Chinese state-owned construction equipment maker.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 23- Mobile gaming company Kabam is raising its 2013 revenue forecast by about 8 percent to $325 million as recent hits like "Dragons of Atlantis" beat expectations and its publishing business for other developers' games is taking off, Chief Executive Kevin Chou said.
Oct 21- Gannett Co Inc, the largest U.S. newspaper chain and publisher of USA Today, reported a 4 percent drop in third-quarter revenue on Monday as a persistent decline in advertising sales has dogged the industry. Gannett is considered a bellwether of newspaper companies, which have been hurt by advertisers who have shifted their dollars to digital.
Oct 21- Gannett Co Inc, the largest U.S. newspaper chain, reported a 4 percent drop in third-quarter revenue on Monday on declining advertising sales, mainly at its papers, sending shares down 6.5 percent. Gannett, whose properties include USA Today, started charging for digital content a year ago at its U.S. newspapers.
Oct 21- Gannett Co Inc, the largest U.S. newspaper chain, reported a 4 percent drop in third-quarter revenue on Monday because of a decline in advertising sales, mainly at its papers. Gannett, whose properties include USA Today, started charging for digital content a year ago at its U.S. newspapers. Shares of Gannett were off 5 percent to $26.11 in morning trade.
Oct 21- Gannett Co Inc reported a 4 percent slip in third-quarter revenue to $1.25 billion on Monday because of declines in advertising sales, mainly at its newspaper properties. Circulation revenue- Gannett started charging for digital content a year ago at its U.S. newspapers- also dipped 0.6 percent.
*In Internet age, publishers lose marketing power. FRANKFURT, Oct 17- Publishers need to get to know their readers and find out what they want if they are to halt the loss of market share to online powerhouses such as Amazon, industry figures say.
NEW YORK, Oct 2- Domino, a magazine focused on do-it-yourself home decor until sparse advertising forced its closure during the financial crisis, is re-launching on Thursday as an e-commerce site and quarterly publication.
Tom Clancy, the best-selling author of "The Hunt for Red October" and other wildly successful technological thrillers, has died. He was 66.
The best-selling novelist passed away last night at a Baltimore hospital near his home, reports CNBC's Carl Quintanilla.
Citing sources it did not identify, the Globe said BlackBerry had asked real estate companies to "outline ideas to generate the largest possible return in as little time as possible."
Professional T-shirt wearer Jason HeadsetsDotCom is sharing his entrepreneurial secrets — and blowing up the self-publishing model.
LONDON, Oct 1- Britain's The Times newspaper said on Tuesday it would no longer make its mobile app available on a Blackberry because few people used it, in another sign that rival smartphone makers are trumping its technology.
U.S. stock index futures were little changed in light volume following upbeat data from Germany and China, while Federal Reserve speakers could keep investors on edge after last week's hawkish comments from a top Fed official. **APPLE INC, Friday close $467.41, up 4 pct premarket.
**BLACKBERRY LTD, Friday close $8.72, down 6 pct premarket. **GENERAL ELECTRIC CO, Friday close $24.01, up 1.4 pct premarket. **APPLE INC, Friday close $467.41, up 0.3 pct premarket.
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp said annual revenue grew 2.7 percent to almost $8.9 billion amid a rise in circulation and subscription revenue.
Sept 20- News Corp, the publishing company controlled by Rupert Murdoch, reported on Friday that annual revenue grew 2.7 percent to almost $8.9 billion on a rise in circulation and subscription revenue. News Corp split from the entertainment properties controlled by Murdoch at the end of June.
*First-qtr revenue $276.3 mln vs est $293.4 mln. Sept 19- Scholastic Corp, the U.S. publisher of the "Harry Potter" series, posted quarterly results way below analysts' estimates due to lower sales of "The Hunger Games," a trilogy of young adult fiction by Suzanne Collins.
FriendFinder Networks, publisher of Penthouse magazine and numerous adult-entertainment websites, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Tuesday.
Sept 17- FriendFinder Networks, which publishes the adult magazine Penthouse, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Tuesday with the aim of cutting its debt load as the company struggled to make certain loan payments, a court filing showed. In 2010 the owner of Penthouse magazine offered to buy rival Playboy Enterprises Inc for $210 million.