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Wiley buys into executive e-learning with CrossKnowledge acquisition
April 16, 2014 | 12:25 pm

CrossKnowledgeEducation and learning specialist publisher John Wiley & Sons has announced the acquisition of CrossKnowledge, "a learning solutions provider focused on leadership and managerial skills development, for $175 million in cash."As well as ramping up the publishing consolidation and M&A trend another notch, this development also marks another step in convergence between specialist publishing companies and other non-publishing content businesses in related sectors. "In today's knowledge-based economy, organizations of all different shapes and sizes are looking to address skill, productivity and performance gaps through investment in their current workforce rather than hiring additional resources," said Steve Smith, President and CEO of...

Morning Roundup — Stories you may have missed
November 14, 2012 | 8:44 am

The Man Book Prize logoJohn Wiley Teams with TED to Offer Educational Content (Publisher's Weekly) The Missing Man Booker Backlist (Good E-Reader) The Sobering Economics of eBook Subscription Services (Digital Book World) Apple Granted Patent for eBook Page Turning (The Register) Kindle Daily Deal: Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945 by David M. Kennedy {and} Potty by Leslie Patricelli * * * Follow us @TeleRead  Join us on Facebook...

John Wiley & Sons wins default judgment in peer-to-peer lawsuit
July 5, 2012 | 8:15 pm

TorrentFreak has the latest word on the John Wiley & Sons peer-to-peer piracy lawsuit. A judge has entered a default judgment against one BitTorrent sharer of Wordpress for Dummies in the amount of $7,000—$5,000 for for copyright violation, plus $2,000 for counterfeiting Wiley’s trademarks. (The sharer failed to respond to the lawsuit, hence the judgment was by default.) This is a far cry from the maximum statutory damage of $150,000 Wiley had requested, but over twice as much as the average settlement amount. Wiley mainly launched the suit as a way to get the contact information for hundreds of...

Quick Note: New ereader comparison tool from John Wiley & Sons; eBookPie and Ebook Architects team up; Perseus and the iBookstore
April 9, 2010 | 7:15 am

Screen shot 2009-11-05 at 8.58.43 AM.pngeReaderResource.com has been developed by John Wiley & Sons to help consumers compare ereaders. eReaderResource.com examines and compares the following eReaders interactively: Amazon Kindle 2, Amazon Kindle DX, Barnes & Noble Nook, Apple iPad, Cybook Gen 3, Cybook Opus, IREX DR 1000s, IREX Dr 800, IREX Iliad 2 Standard, Skiff Reader, Sony Daily Edition, Sony Pocket, & Sony Touch. eBookPie, which offers ebooks and ebooks-by-the-chapter, have teamed up with Joshua Tallent's eBook Architects to provide conversion and formatting services for authors who want to make their books available on the eBookPie site. More information here. The Perseus Books Group...