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HarperCollins Publishers Signs Digital Audio Distribution Agreement with hoopla digital

“hoopla digital (hoopladigital.com), a service that partners with public libraries across North America to provide online and mobile access to dynamic digital content, today announced a new agreement with HarperCollins Publishers to add thousands of award-winning audiobook titles and acclaimed authors to hoopla’s app and online service. Library patrons will now have access to HarperCollins Publishers’ entire digital audiobook backlist catalog, including titles from HarperCollins Christian Publishing and Harlequin, via their smartphones, tablets and computers.” (via PR Newswire)

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Beyond E-Books: HarperCollins Looks For the Next Big Thing

“As competitors in the e-book subscription market, Scribd and Oyster like to emphasize their differences. Yet the two share a common talking point: They both drop the name HarperCollins. The New York-based publishing house, whose roots date back to 1817, was the only one of the Big Five publishers to offer some of its backlist titles — and perhaps more importantly, some of its prestige — to these startups at launch, helping to kickstart the fledging Netflix-like e-book subscription market.” (via Mashable)

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News Corp., CBS in Talks Over Merging Book Businesses

“News Corp, owner of HarperCollins Publishers, has expressed interest to CBS Corp about acquiring its Simon & Schuster book business, according to people familiar with the talks. The people described the discussions as preliminary and cautioned that a deal isn’t imminent. News Corp. owns Dow Jones & Co., which publishes The Wall Street Journal.”

via WSJ.com

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