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January 2001

January 26, 2001
· West Group Acquires FindLaw
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· IndyPublish Selects ContentGuard for Digital Rights Management
· Texterity to Provide Ebook Conversion for GiantChair.com
· Stars & Stripes Omnimedia Enters Military Spouse Market

January 24, 2001
· Denver Newspaper Agency Officials Outline Changes
· Microsoft and American City Business Journals Form Alliance
· TheFence.com Launches Internet Debate Community
· Web Techniques Magazine Contributes to Blogger Server Fund
· New Magazine Targeted to Busy Boomers

January 19, 2001
· Lightning Source and Digital River Join Forces
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· Cahners Television Group Launches Industry Portal
· Conde Nast Acquires Majority Interest in Ideas Publishing Group
· Music.com and Milor Entertainment to Launch Magazine
· LookSmart Signs Subsite Listings Deal With Amazon.com
· MSNBC.com and The Motley Fool Announce Content Agreement

January 17, 2001
· New York Times and Wall Street Journal to Digitize Archives
· Newbery and Caldecott Winners Announced
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· HarperCollins Announces Strategic Relationship With Rightscenter.com
· Automatic Media Launches New Website
· Court TV To Launch Weekly Hollywood Series
· Specialty Publishing Relaunches E-com Magazine
· IEEE Spectrum Magazine Announces Relaunch

January 11, 2001
· AOL and Time Warner Merger Approved
· Warburg Pincus Invests $21 Million in iUniverse.com
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· McGraw-Hill Education Launches EBook Initiative
· ConnectivCorp and AMI Announce Content Agreement
· Obadiah Press Launches Christian Magazine
· uMember.com to Acquire the Success Companies

January 9, 2001
· Lord of the Rings Trailer to Debut Friday
· Xlibris Adds Ebooks to Product Line
· eMarketect Magazine Debuts
· Alloy Acquires Girl Press

January 5, 2001
· Barnes & Noble.com Launches Epublishing Division
· Primedia and Brill Form Media Central
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· Starbucks To Provide In-Store Internet Access
· Adobe Magazine Ceases Publishing
· Election Law Journal Announced
· Versaware To Publish Digital Textbooks For Wiley
· Latino Magazine Hits Dallas Newsstands

January 3, 2001
· Penton Media Launches BusinessTechnology.com
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· Five Star Publications Launches eBookery.com
· UndergroundE.com Beta Tests Interactive Ebooks
· Authors Provide Visual Look at Publishing
· Architecture Las Vegas Magazine Launches

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