McGraw-Hill Companies

Espresso Book Machine Partners With Google
September 26, 2011

On Demand Books the company behind the Espresso Book Machine (EBM), has announced it will register the EBM network of over 7 million (and growing) paperback titles with Google Merchant Center. As a result, all EBM titles will become available for discovery and purchase via the Google Books website and the Google "Shopping" feature.

iPad Textbook Publisher Inkling Raises $17 Million
August 26, 2011

Just in time for the back-to-school season, iPad interactive textbook publisher Inkling has secured $17 million in Series B funding from investors including Tenaya Capital, Pearson Education, Jafco Ventures and Sequoia Capital.

Inkling works with textbook publishers to rebuild existing textbooks for the iPad, incorporating search, quizzes, note-sharing, audio and video other interactive features. Students can preview free sample chapters and can also buy textbooks by the chapter, starting at $2.99, through Inkling’s store.

Featured Video: Behind the Call to Break up McGraw-Hill
August 25, 2011

In the news this week has been a call by activist investors to break up media giant McGraw-Hill into four parts, spinning off its education and media divisions, as well as the two business arms of Standard & Poor's.

eBooks ... By the Numbers
May 1, 2011

Here's a look at some 
specific companies in varying industry segments and where they stand on the e-book sales spectrum.

'Exhilarating and Reassuring'
May 1, 2011

The Marriott Marquis, Times Square, New York, was abuzz April 4-6 with more than 1,200 publishing industry executives attending the Publishing Business Conference & Expo.