McGraw-Hill Companies

E-Textbook Publisher Inkling Secures Major Investment from McGraw-Hill and Pearson
March 24, 2011

Inkling, a San Francisco-based company that publishes textbooks for multi-touch devices such as the iPad, has secured significant minority investments from McGraw-Hill and Pearson, the two largest educational content providers in the world. According to an Inkling press release, "The investment signals a major endorsement from the publishing industry for the Inkling platform as a leader in the rapid shift to digital textbooks."

The Year of Optimism
January 1, 2011

As I write this, I am not only in the midst of Book Business production, but the holiday season as well—parties, decorating and card writing, and lots of gift shopping. In the course of my shopping, I've managed to buy a few books as presents for, well, myself. (I've been good, Santa, I promise.) I…