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2014-04-02 23:27:02

Macmillan Education Australia has selected the NoSQL database Sqrrl Enterprise to power a new web-based portal for online educational resources. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Sqrrl, the company that develops the most secure NoSQL database software for Big Data applications, has collaborated with Macmillan Education Australia, a leading educational publisher, to help them power a next generation education portal. Sqrrl’s NoSQL database, Sqrrl Enterprise, enables Macmillan to...

2014-02-14 12:22:27

NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Macmillan announced today the first acquisition from Swoon Reads (www.swoonreads.com), its crowdsourced teen romance imprint and online community. Slated to be published in both print & ebook formats August 26, 2014, A LITTLE SOMETHING DIFFERENT by debut author Sandy Hall is an irresistible and original romance between two college students, Gabe and Lea, told from fourteen different viewpoints. Sandy Hall, a teen librarian from Hawthorne,...

2014-01-16 08:25:57

Eight-Figure Deal for Two Novels in New Hardcover Series NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- #1 New York Times bestselling and #1 international bestselling author Sylvia Day has signed with St. Martin's Press. The 8-figure deal, brokered by Kimberly Whalen, Executive Vice President of Trident Media Group, LLC places North American rights to Day's new Blacklist duology with Jennifer Enderlin, Senior Vice President and Publisher, and Sally Richardson, President and Publisher of...

Apple’s eBook Price-Fixing Trial Scheduled To Start Monday
2013-06-03 07:15:36

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Apple will head to a Manhattan federal courtroom Monday to answer accusations that they conspired with multiple publishers to increase eBook prices on the eve of the iPad launch in 2010. According to Brian X. Chen and Julie Bosman of the New York Times, the case, which was brought against the Cupertino, California-based tech giant by the US Justice Department, accuses Apple and five publishers (HarperCollins, Penguin Group,...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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