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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HILLSBORO, OR – December 22, 2012 – ClearEdge Power, a manufacturer of scalable, continuous onsite power systems, today has reached agreement to acquire UTC Power.

“We are excited about the strategic combination of ClearEdge Power and UTC Power to address the demand for clean, continuous, distributed power solutions”, said ClearEdge Power President [...]

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Alyssa Gardina, account supervisor at Weber Shandwick, has been using SocialChorus since August 2012. As an agency, Weber Shandwick began using it a few months prior to August 2012.  Read more….

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A discussion about the future of books with former HarperCollins CEO and creator of digital publisher Open Road Jane Friedman, Tim O’Reilly of O’Reilly Media, author Jonathan Safran Foer and Ken Auletta of The New Yorker.   Watch…

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