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2011-05-12 06:35:00

Internet search giant Google was sued for $14 million by three French publishers who alleged the search engine scanned thousands of their books without permission. Publishers Gallimard, Flammarion and Albin Michel filed the charges in a Paris court demanding restitution and Google has been issued a summons, a source in Gallimard's legal department told AFP. The publishers claim that Google scanned more than 9,750 copyright-protected works for its digital library. The publishers are seeking...

2011-05-06 08:00:00

NEW YORK, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bookish (www.bookish.com), a new digital platform for readers, is set to launch this summer it was announced today. Backed by Hachette Book Group, Penguin Group (USA), and Simon & Schuster, Bookish has been designed to provide readers -- from the most casual to the most dedicated -- with a personalized experience connecting them with their favorite authors and books through original editorial features, unique tools and more. The AOL Huffington...

2011-04-05 00:00:29

Ingram Content Group Inc. today announced an agreement with Hachette UK, one of the largest and most diversified publishing groups in the United Kingdom, to archive and distribute the publisher's e-content to partners worldwide through CoreSource®. Nashville, TN (Vocus/PRWEB) April 04, 2011 Ingram Content Group Inc. today announced an agreement with Hachette UK, one of the largest and most diversified publishing groups in the United Kingdom, to archive and distribute the publisher's...

2011-02-03 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- David J. Pecker, Chairman, President and CEO of American Media Inc. (AMI), today announced the appointment of Michael Esposito as Senior Vice President of Operations and Digital Production. Dr. Esposito will be responsible for AMI's operations including manufacturing, paper procurement, transportation, prepress, and digital workflow. Most recently, Dr. Esposito was Vice President of Operations and Digital Systems at Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S.,...

2010-12-03 02:00:00

BERGEN, Norway, December 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, it's learning announced that it will acquire a 66% stake in educational technology provider InfoStance (http://www.infostance.com/) from the French publishing giant Hachette Livre. Hachette Livre will retain 34% ownership of the company. The deal should enable it's learning to use InfoStance's expertise in school administration systems to create an even stronger learning platform. Although both it's learning and InfoStance offer...

2010-09-21 10:23:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Didier Quillot, Chief Executive Officer of Lagardere Active (www.lagardere.com), parent company of Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S., Inc. announced today that Steve Parr, an international media and publishing executive will take over from Alain Lemarchand as President and CEO of the company. Alain Lemarchand will be appointed in a new senior management position within Lagardere Active effective October 1. The appointment of Mr. Parr is the next step in...

2010-06-04 08:00:00

NEW YORK, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Alain Lemarchand, President & CEO, Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S. (HFMUS.com ) today announced that Robin Domeniconi has been named Senior Vice President, Chief Brand Officer for the ELLE Group, which is comprised of the ELLE, ELLE DECOR and ELLEgirl brands. In that position, Domeniconi will manage all aspects of the brands including content, advertising, digital platforms and brand development. She will start fulltime on July 5, 2010. Domeniconi...

2010-05-18 05:30:00

NEW YORK, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Hachette Book Group (HBG), a division of Hachette Livre, the world's second-largest book publisher, and RoyaltyShare, Inc., a leading provider of digital revenue management and reporting solutions, today announced that Hachette has chosen RoyaltyShare's Digital Advantage(TM) for eBooks as its solution for processing eBook transactions and revenue information on a worldwide basis. Digital Advantage for eBooks, which was unveiled today, gives domestic and...

2010-05-06 06:25:00

HYDERABAD, India/>, May 6, 2010/> /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DQE, the animation, gaming, live action entertainment production and distribution company, is pleased to announce the signing of a exclusive publishing licensing deal for The Jungle Book with Hachette Livre for French language worldwide . Under the terms of the agreement, Hachette has the right for publication of The Jungle Book in six key segments that include story books, activity books, novelty books, workbooks and home...

2010-03-26 16:13:00

NEW YORK, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Alain Lemarchand, President & CEO, Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S. (HFM U.S.) today announced that Nicholas J. Matarazzo has been named Chief Executive Officer of Jumpstart Automotive Group. Matarazzo, who will report to Lemarchand, is the former EVP, Group Publishing Director, Men's Enthusiast Group, Integrated Sales & Marketing, for HFM U.S. and served on the board of directors of Jumpstart Automotive Media. He left the company last year when HFM...


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