April 24- Scholastic Corp said it would sell its educational technology and services business to publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co for $575 million in cash, as it focuses on its core children's book publishing business. Scholastic, publisher of the "Harry Potter" series in the United States, has also benefited from the popularity of Minecraft Handbook...» Read More
Nov 13- Hachette Book Group and Amazon.com Inc said on Thursday they reached a multi-year agreement for eBook and print book sales after months of acrimonious fighting pitting authors, agents and publishers against the world's largest online retail store. Amazon, which earlier pulled several of Hachette's books from its inventory, will immediately resume...
Nov 5- News Corp, publisher of the Wall Street Journal, reported quarterly revenue and profit above estimates, helped by higher sales at its book publishing and online real estate businesses. Along with from the Journal and the New York Post, News Corp's properties include the Australian newspaper, book publishers HarperCollins and Harlequin Enterprises,...
Nov 5- News Corp, publisher of the Wall Street Journal, reported a 4 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by higher sales at its book publishing and online real estate services businesses. Net income available to the company's shareholders was $65 million, or 11 cents per share, in the first quarter ended Sept. 30, compared with a loss of $27 million, or 5 cents per...
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CNBC's David Faber speaks to Michael Huseby, Barnes & Noble CEO, about the company's decision to split its retail and Nook Media businesses into two separate public companies looking to boost shareholder value.
John Browne kept his life as a gay man a secret. Had he been true to himself, he believes he would have been a much different leader.
Fifty Sherlock Holmes works published before 1923 by Arthur Conan Doyle are in the public domain, a U.S. appeals court said.
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The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's comments about the 2008 financial crisis.
A judge denied a bid by Apple to hold off a trial accusing the company of conspiring with publishers to fix e-book prices.