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It’s the same old story for the New York Times: Digital subscriptions continue to rise, but not enough to offset falling revenues and earnings.
Profit fell 21% to $55.7 million or $0.07 a share, versus the average analyst estimate of $0.085 in The New York Times Company’s second quarter. An overall 4.1% slump in overall ad revenues weighed on the results as did increased investments in “strategic initiatives,” the company said.
Right under the noses of J.D. Salinger fans and the publishing world, three out-of-print short stories by Salinger were legally republished and have been available since May.
The stories “The Young Folks,” “Go See Eddie” and “Once a Week Won’t Kill You” were published by small, independent publisher Devault-Graves after a very careful, arduous process of acquiring the rights.
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Here’s a selfie photobomb to rule them all — no, really. The Queen of England is in it.
Hockey players Jayde Taylor and Anna Flanagan captured one of the most regal selfies of all time, featuring the one and only Queen Elizabeth. Better yet, the Queen is actually smiling — a rarity for Her Majesty.
The picture was taken at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre where the Commonwealth Games are currently taking place. Taylor and…
Fans of Brazil and Chile were kept on edge throughout the World Cup match on Sunday, right until the end of the decisive tie-break shootout. The stress was palpable on social media and on the faces of fans inside the stadium, especially considering that if Brazil had lost, the host country would no longer be playing in the tournament. When Brazil finally won the shootout 3-2, their fans went crazy, as all that tension was released
If there’s anything that can inspire a good story, it’s a trip to the dentist. With flavored tooth paste, whirring power tools and laughing gas, it would be hard not to have a memorable tale from the dentist’s chair.
In this month’s MashableReads book selection, Joshua Ferris’ To Rise Again at a Decent Hour, readers follow Paul O’Rourke, a dentist who has his identity stolen. As Paul grapples with social media and struggles to reclaim his online identity, he quickly begins to lose touch with…