SAN FRANCISCO, May 24- Amazon is once again shaking up traditional publishing models. This week, Amazon.com Inc announced "Kindle Worlds," which offers aspiring writers an opportunity to pen their own takes on franchises in books, TV, movies, even games and comics.» Read More
This author was recently out of work and out of hope, but in his new book he shares his real-life advice on how to find a job when it seems hopeless.
The author identifies the most common sacred cows at work and reveals how to overcome the dangerous behaviors that masquerade as virtues.
In her new book, this author offers five ways to help you to innovate everything from personal problem solving to entrepreneurial aspirations to tackling larger, more complex global issues.
In these trying times - inspiring loyalty will help you get the most out of your team and lay the foundation for lasting success, says this author.
NEW YORK, March 13- Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook must sit for a deposition in the U.S. government's lawsuit against the company over alleged price-fixing in the e-book market, a judge ruled on Wednesday. The government had argued that Cook likely had relevant information about Apple's entry into the e-books market.
Sheryl Sandberg helped build Facebook into a multibillion-dollar company. Now, she wants to build a new women's movement. USAToday reports.
Hey Fat Cats, time to shape up! Far too often, C-levels get too comfortable and completely disregard the possibility of getting fired.
After years of international research, this author found that hopeful employees are happier at work, more engaged and get this - a whopping 14% more productive.
Whether we are making plans for the office or for our personal lives, subtle forces can sidetrack us from our carefully laid plans and derail our decisions, says this author.
The authors say we're now in the "Relationship Era" where brands and companies needs to cultivate values and connections.
John Tinker, Maxim Group analyst, discusses the founder's buyout bid for the bookstore, and the outlook on the Nook media business.
Alan Lafley, Procter & Gamble former chairman & CEO, reveals the lessons he learned from the corner office in his new book, "Playing to Win."
Brian Goldner, President & CEO of Hasbro, discusses his company's game plan to build its brand and shows which new toys consumers can expect to see hitting the shelves soon.
WASHINGTON, Feb 8- The U.S. Justice Department said on Friday it is settling with publisher Macmillan as part of a wide-ranging antitrust case in which the government accused the largest U.S. book publishers of conspiring to raise e-book prices.
*Apple continues to fight antitrust allegations. It accuses Apple of conspiring with the publishers to raise prices and fight the dominance of Amazon.com Inc.. Apple has also said in court papers that the government's suit "sides with monopoly, rather than competition," by shoring up Amazon's early advantage in electronic books.
NEW YORK, Feb 6- Employers are getting smarter about how they run retirement plans. David Huntley, principal at HR Consultants in Baltimore and publisher of "The 401 Averages Book" talks about these and other trends. Kids don't seem to think about Social Security, but they are aware that saving is important.
Feb 1- Soon-to-be publishing company News Corp named William Lewis, one of the executives who dealt with the aftermath of the phone hacking scandal, as chief creative officer. News Corp is preparing later this year to split into a separate company that will operate such properties as the Wall Street Journal, The Times of London, and book publisher HarperCollins.
It was the right idea that maybe came too late — to rent (rather than sell) textbooks to cash-strapped students. CEO Dan Rosenweig knew it from the start.
BRUSSELS, Dec 13- European Union regulators ended an antitrust probe into e-book prices on Thursday, accepting an offer by Apple and four publishers to ease pricing restrictions on Amazon and other retailers. The European Commission said on Thursday the concessions from Apple and the publishers soothed concerns that their pricing deals curbed competition.
BEIJING, Dec 13- China is likely to accumulate a massive funding shortfall in its urban pension system by 2050 unless it raises its retirement ages and taps more state assets, according to a book published this month that takes an in-depth look at China's finances.