Instead of selling digital versions of paper magazines people can already get in their mailbox or at newsstands, cobble together special-edition apps using stuff you’ve already made. That’s what Condé Nast has tried with its new “Best of Italy: Condé Nast Traveler” app. It’s a $4.99 compilation of the magazine’s earlier articles, and based on a brief flip-through, it works quite nicely.

And because it’s not a literal translation of a current title, the app sidesteps some of the problems that have plagued magazine apps: Print subscribers don’t feel like they’re being gouged by paying for something they’ve

InfoPrint Solutions Company, a joint venture between IBM and Ricoh, today announced its leadership in the digital color production space with more than 50 global installations of its full-color, continuous forms inkjet drop-on-demand printing system, the InfoPrint 5000. Many of these systems have been implemented to enable TransPromo applications, as well as to produce Print-On-Demand (POD) books.

Goss International announces that after 44 years of service, its president Richard (Dick) J. Sutis will retire on July 31, 2009. Sutis will retain his positions as vice chairman of the Board of Directors of Shanghai Goss Graphic Systems, a joint-venture of Goss International and Shanghai Electric Group in China, as well as a member of the Board of Directors of Goss Graphics Systems Japan Corporation.

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