The makers of multi-million dollar mobile game Candy Crush Saga has responded to criticism over its approach to intellectual property after it recently trademarked the word ‘candy’ and pursued other publishers for infringement.
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Wednesday 01 May 2013
Ebooks are not killing the publishing industry as feared by analysts. Quite the opposite, in fact, according to the latest sales figures which show the publishing industry in Britain is booming.
Friday 26 April 2013
Financial Times owner Pearson today admitted underlying sales fell 1% to £1.2 billion in the first quarter, against a 3% rise a year ago, in a sign of the tough task facing new chief executive John Fallon.
Wednesday 24 April 2013
A magazine publisher and a photographer have been placed under formal investigation in France for allegedly invading the privacy of the Duchess of Cambridge.
Wednesday 24 April 2013
Quercus pins hopes on Suggs
Saturday 20 April 2013
Friday 19 April 2013
Government seeks to 'clarify the position' over smaller scale operations
Monday 15 April 2013
Online giant Amazon is harming the books industry and threatens to “destroy” competition, the head of Britain’s booksellers has warned.
Tuesday 09 April 2013
Margaret Thatcher will have the final word on her life and times when a new autobiography, produced in accordance with her wishes, is published later this week.
Friday 05 April 2013
Four decades after the birth of Virago, writers explore the many meanings of feminism now
Saturday 30 March 2013
Friday 29 March 2013
Arguably the biggest word-of-mouth literary sensation of the decade is neither Nordic crime fiction nor vampire romance, but rather a fable about an old man stumbling through momentous events of the last century after escaping from an old people's home. The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared, five million copies sold and currently number six on Amazon's chart, has become everybody's commute-read with neither hype or a media campaign.
Friday 22 March 2013
Title won prize despite competition from a book on Adolf Hitler's health, and a book on how to sharpen pencils
Thursday 21 March 2013
Former US president Ronald Reagan’s daughter Patti Davis has penned a new novel based on a lesbian love story.
Wednesday 20 March 2013
Every weekday for 80 years, Daily Variety has brought the latest film news to the doorstep of Hollywood’s great and good.
Tuesday 19 March 2013
The regional newspapers publisher Johnston Press has revealed full-year profits more than halved, blaming it on lower advertising revenue.
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- 1 Morgan Freeman on the riot-focused coverage of the Baltimore protests: 'F**k the media'
- 2 The man who filmed the Freddie Gray video has been arrested at gunpoint
- 4 Frankie Boyle on Scottish independence: 'In the Interests of Unity, F**k Off'
- 5 Length of pregnancy can vary by up to five weeks, scientists discover