Random House Ventures Into Mobile Content With VOCEL Investment
- Random House Dials Up a New Business. Milliot, Jim; Zeitchik, Steven // Publishers Weekly;2/21/2005, Vol. 252 Issue 8, p5
Reports on the partnership agreement of Random House Ventures with Vocel for the development of text-based software which will transmit interactive messages to cell phones. Terms of the partnership agreement; Role of the partnership in penetrating the technology-savvy young adults market;...
- Random House enters wireless with Vocel stake. // RCR Wireless News;2/21/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p6
Reports on the acquisition of a minority stake in Vocel by Random House to offer educational content to mobile-phone subscribers for a monthly fee, as of February 2005. Statement issued by Richard Sarnoff of Random House Ventures regarding Vocel's business philosophy of providing...
- Random Invests in Future. // Publishers Weekly;4/4/2005, Vol. 252 Issue 14, p14
Reports on the decision of Richard Sarnoff, president of Random House Ventures, to purchase a minority stake at American Reading Co. (ARC) as an investment in Random's future. Remarks from Sarnoff on the issue; Objective of the ARC operation; Popularity of the ARC reading system.
- Random House Gets VOCEL: Invests in Mobile Edutainemnet. Salz, Peggy Anne // EContent;May2005, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p10
This article focuses on the investment made by publisher Random House Inc. on VOCEL, a branded applications provider for mobile phones. So far, music labels and broadcast stations have dominated mobile content offerings. Together they ring in record revenues for bundled content offerings that...
- Financial Briefs ... // Educational Marketer;11/8/2004, Vol. 35 Issue 32, p7
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- PUBLISHING TURNS TO WIRELESS FUR MULTIMEDIA DISTRIBUTION. Fitchard, Kevin // Telephony;2/28/2005, Vol. 246 Issue 4, p12
The article focuses on educational content distribution by using wireless technology. Random House Group Ltd. states its belief that wireless may be the next vehicle for the conveyance of the printed word by making an investment in wireless content distribution firm Vocel. Random House Ventures...
- Putnam Editor Brings Fiction to Random. Zeitchik, Steven // Publishers Weekly;2/21/2005, Vol. 252 Issue 8, p8
Reports on the hiring of Jennifer Hershey as editorial director of Random House Ventures. Employment background; Contributions of Hershey in the field of fiction literature; Reasons for hiring Hershey.
- Random House Forms Venture Capital Fund. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;4/3/2000, Vol. 247 Issue 14, p14
Reports that Random House Inc. has formed Random House (RH) Ventures LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary. Appointment of Richard Sarnoff as president of RH Ventures; Why Random decided to form the venture group.
- Pill Phone reminder now available nationwide. // Drug Store News;12/8/2008, Vol. 30 Issue 15, p38
The article reviews the Pill Phone product, a patented healthcare tool for medication management software from Vocel.