Pearson PLC

  • Pearson in talks over PenguinRandom House merger October 26, 2012

    London: British publishing and education company Pearson PLC says it is in talks with German media group Bertelsmann SE over merging the firms' Penguin and Random House publishing operations. Pearson said on Thursday it "is discussing with Bertelsmann a possible combination of Penguin and Random House" but added that there is...
  • Apple unveils digital textbook service iBooks 2 January 20, 2012

    New York: Apple Inc unveiled a new digital textbook service called iBooks 2 on Thursday, aiming to revitalise the US education market and quicken the adoption of its marketleading iPad in that sector. The consumer electronics giant has been working on digital textbooks with publishers Pearson PLC, McGrawHill and Houghton Mifflin...
  • Chuck Norris sues, says his tears no cancer cure December 23, 2007

    New York: Toughguy actor and martial arts expert Chuck Norris sued publisher Penguin on Friday over a book he claims unfairly exploits his famous name, based on a satirical Internet list of "mythical facts" about him. Penguin published The Truth About Chuck Norris: 400 facts about the World's Greatest Human in...