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  • Exclusive: KKR names Sarnoff head of Americas media and telecoms team

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - KKR & Co said on Thursday that Richard Sarnoff, a former senior executive at European media conglomerate Bertelsmann SE & Co KGaA, would succeed Alexander Navab as head of its Americas media and telecommunications industry team....
  • Texan upgraded domestic service

    Texan upgraded domestic service
    Lucille Bishop Smith was a chef, educator, entrepreneur and food corporation president who has been called the first African-American businesswoman in Texas. She is credited with inventing the first commercially marketed hot roll mix and establishing...
  • Amazon quietly floats e-book subscription service for Kindle

    Amazon is trying out a new e-book subscription service for its Kindle users, reports Laura Hazard Owen at GigaOm. According to cached pages that have since been taken offline, the service would allow Kindle users unlimited access to more than a half a...
  • Amazon ponders Netflix-like service for ebooks: report

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is considering a new e-book subscription service called "Kindle Unlimited," that aims to replicate popular video-streaming models for the digital books market, according to several online reports and a test page...
  • Apple agrees to a $400-million settlement over e-book price fixing

    Apple Inc. has agreed to pay $400 million to settle allegations that the company conspired with publishers to raise e-book prices. The settlement agreement, which still requires court approval, is contingent on Apple’s appeal of the New York...
  • Death of comics' Archie meant to be 'inspirational': publisher

    Death of comics' Archie meant to be 'inspirational': publisher
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Archie Andrews, the redheaded American teenager in the "Archie" comic book series, will die taking a bullet protecting his gay friend in the issue that comes out on Wednesday. But the death of the character who made his comic book...
  • The Rock as Hercules in Home Run Derby spot

    The Rock as Hercules in Home Run Derby spot
    Dwayne Johnson's "Hercules" shows up in a spot for tonight's Home Run Derby on ESPN. In the humorous spot the glowering Hercules is presented as "some new guy with a funny uniform" before he nails the scoreboard with a line drive. The spot is airing to...
  • Rifqa Bary, symbol of religious persecution, becomes college student

    Rifqa Bary, symbol of religious persecution, becomes college student
    Five years ago Sunday a 16-year-old Ohio girl climbed aboard a Greyhound bus and ran away to the home of an Orlando pastor and his wife, saying her Muslim father had threatened to kill her because she had become an evangelical Christian. In the months...
  • Germany may allow publication of 'Mein Kampf'

    "Why the Germans? Why the Jews? Envy, race hatred, and the pre-history of the Holocaust." So asks and answers the well-known author Gotz Aly in his recent book published by Metropolitan Books, an imprint of Henry Holt and Company, and I suppose all this...
  • Local author writes third book about Jonathan Pollard

    The case of Jonathan Pollard, the U.S. Naval Intelligence analyst who was arrested in 1985 and convicted two years later of passing classified information to Israel, an American ally, continues to arouse passions within the U.S. Jewish community. Many...
  • A carnival of books and pop culture at Book Show bookstore

    A carnival of books and pop culture at Book Show bookstore
    “Are books the new vinyl? I think they are,” Jen Hitchcock says. A 20-year veteran of the music industry, she had seen vinyl records disappear and then return as a viable form. When she was laid off from her job in music publishing, she took...