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SAN FRANCISCO – September 18, 2014 – SocialChorus, the only Advocate Marketing platform purpose-built for all employees and brand ambassadors, announced today that the company has secured $7.5 million in Series B funding and will open its first international office in Vancouver, Canada. The investment round was led by Kohlberg Ventures and […]

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Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft and the richest man in the U.S., always had a mouth that moved financial markets. Now he’s showing Oprah-like abilities to drive the book market too.

A few weeks back, on his blog the Gates Notes, he named Business Adventures, a long forgotten, out-of-print […]

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City Colleges of Chicago students will soon have significantly expanded access to a wide array of affordable textbook options, thanks to a new contract with Akademos approved by the institution’s Board of Trustees.  

  Due to improved discounts and greater access to used books, eBooks, and textbook rentals, City Colleges estimates that its […]

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Norwalk, CT– A majority of college CFOs (89%) confirm that students are increasingly turning away from campus-based bookstores in favor of online, third-party providers that offer textbooks at lower prices, according to a new survey from Akademos, Inc., a leading provider of integrated online bookstores and marketplaces for educational institutions. Read more…

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Norwalk, CT—For the first time ever, 1,500 U.S. colleges and universities have been rated by the affordability of their textbooks. Akademos, Inc., a leading provider of integrated online bookstores and marketplaces for educational institutions, has created a Textbook Affordability Index that ranks institutions according to the affordability of their course materials by subject […]

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HILLSBORO, OR, [February 12, 2013] – ClearEdge Power, a manufacturer of scalable, distributed power systems, has closed on its acquisition of UTC Power, marking a major milestone for the company and strengthening its position in the commercial fuel cell industry. UTC Power, formerly a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp., has long been […]

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Growing List of Psychology Schools Deploying TextbookX Bookstores Hosted by Akademos

Norwalk, CT- Akademos, Inc., a leading provider of integrated online bookstores and marketplaces for educational institutions, announced that The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP), a nonprofit graduate school, has joined its list of partner schools.

Institutions with a wide variety […]

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Pioneering Arab broadcaster Al Jazeera has acquired Current TV, and will use the network’s wider distribution avenues to launch a new U.S.-based channel.

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