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Michael Lewis's THE BIG SHORT, visiting the econopocalypse through the lens of LIAR'S POKER

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Penguin books was kind enough to send me a copy of Michael "Liar's Poker" Lewis's The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine yesterday, and I've just finished it, having stuffed it up my eyeballs as fast as I could. Lewis is a gifted chronicler and debunker and demystifier of...
Michael Lewis's THE BIG SHORT, visiting the econopocalypse through the lens of LIAR'S POKER

30 best iPhone and iPad apps this week

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Anne Frank, Endless Alphabet, Wave Trip, Vine, H&M, Might & Magic Clash of Heroes, Moves and moreWelcome to this week's roundup of new and notable iOS apps, covering apps and games for iPhone and iPad. It follows the publication earlier in the day of the weekly best Android apps roundup.As...
30 best iPhone and iPad apps this week

PeerPerks lets brands reward influential social media users with freebies

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PeerIndex, a service which measures influence and authority on the social web, has just announced a brand new service, PeerPerks, which aims to reward you for your social media influence on sites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Much like Klout’s own rewards service, Klout Perks, PeerPerks wants to reward you...
PeerPerks lets brands reward influential social media users with freebies

First Look: How Penguin Will Reinvent Books With iPad

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As the race to be be ebook format of choice hots up, Penguin is making some bold, experimental bets. These first-look demos of forthcoming books from iPad’s iBook Store, presented by Penguin Books’ CEO John Makinson in London on Tuesday, give an idea how publishers might approach Apple’s tablet… Much...
First Look: How Penguin Will Reinvent Books With iPad

GeekDad Giveaway: Wreck This App for Android

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Last year, I was sent a copy of Wreck This App to check out on my iPad and reviewed it here. It is an interactive adaptation of Keri Smith’s bestselling book Wreck This Journal. Penguin Books, the app’s developers, has finally formatted Wreck This App for Android devices. That’s right...
GeekDad Giveaway: Wreck This App for Android

Pearson's Secret Startups: 'We Can't Be Right First Time'

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When we first showed a video of Penguin Books’ iPad concepts last month, observers got pretty excited about the possibilities. Now, we are told, the first “book” - if you can call it that - Penguin will release from the line-up will be a title about little puppy Spot....
Pearson's Secret Startups: 'We Can't Be Right First Time'

20 Best iPhone and iPad apps this week

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C4 Paralympics, iTunes Festival, Ladybird: I'm Ready for Phonics, Lift, Kodiak PHP, Shuffler.fm and moreIt's time for the latest in our now-weekly roundups of the best new apps for iPhone and iPad, which will vary between 10 and 20 depending on the quality and quantity available. This week is a...
20 Best iPhone and iPad apps this week
2-D books are over: Augmented reality breathes new life into the classics

Penguin Books CEO gives mixed testimony in Apple e-books suit

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On day two of the U.S. Department of Justice's antirust suit against Apple, Penguin Books CEO David Shanks took the stand to offer testimony regarding the Cupertino company's role in an alleged e-book price fixing scheme.    ...
Penguin Books CEO gives mixed testimony in Apple e-books suit

Penguin partners with Zappar to bring augmented reality to Moby Dick and other classic novels

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The day after we reported that Wikitude was taking its augmented reality (AR) tech beyond apps and direct to the mobile Web, we’ve gotten wind that AR platform Zappar has partnered with Penguin Books to bring a handful of classic novels to life. The partnership will see a selection from...
Penguin partners with Zappar to bring augmented reality to Moby Dick and other classic novels

Book publishers hunt online for the new EL James

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Following the success of Fifty Shades Of Grey, publishers eye authors who self-publishMainstream publishing houses are colonising fresh territory in the next stage of an ebook revolution that is changing not only how we read, but what we read, for ever.Following the success of Fifty Shades of Grey, which started...
Book publishers hunt online for the new EL James
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