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Penthouse Publisher Files for Bankruptcy

FriendFinder Networks, publisher of Penthouse and owner of numerous adult websites, files for chapter 11 bankruptcy, after losing money for at least five years.

Men vs. Women on Money: Polls Reveal Odd Differences

Men's lifestyle website AskMen's Great Annual Survey polled men on a host of subjects: Careers, relationships and -- most important for us at DailyFinance -- their financial opinions. Then they teamed with Cosmopolitan to get the female point of view. And some of the gender disparities were pretty striking.

Bringing a Classic Magazine Back From the Dead

Magazine executive John T. Elduff recently paid $2,000 for the trademark rights of classic weekly Collier's, which went bankrupt in the 1950s. His plans to bring it back to life aim at folks who'll recall the name: those in the 50- to 90-year old demographic.

Real Simple for $10 a year

If you like Real Simple, or want to give a gift subscription for the holidays, a year-long subscription is just $10 on Amazon right now. That's a...

Editor Steps Down at Troubled Forbes Magazine

William Baldwin announced Tuesday that he's taking a new job at the struggling business magazine as a writer. The move comes about two months after Forbes hired Lew Dvorkin as chief product officer, above Baldwin.

Playboy to Cut More Jobs in Bid to Restructure

Playboy Enterprises is downsizing its organizational structure as it continues its transition into a brand management company. The company expects to take a second quarter restructuring charge of $3 million, but will save more than $3 million annually.

Sony Launches E-Book Joint Venture in Japan

Sony sells plenty of Readers worldwide, but it years ago gave up trying to market them in Japan. Now, just as Apple is about to launch its iPad there, Sony is defending its home turf with a new joint venture designed to solve the problem that stymied its previous e-book attempts: lack of content.

Forbes Buys Blogging Start-Up True/Slant

Forbes Media, parent company of the 93-year-old business magazine, has acquired True/Slant, a blogging community for journalists founded last year by former AOL executive Lewis Dvorkin.

Forbes COO Shuffle: Did Elevation Ease Tim Out?

Is the Forbes family losing its grip on the business-news edifice that bears its name? That's the question a lot of people are asking now that Tim Forbes, who has served as the company's chief operating officer for the past 14 years, is relinquishing his job to an outsider

Magazine subscription sale at Amazon

Amazon is having another huge magazine subscription sale. You can buy then as a gift, for yourself, or as a renewal. Here are some of the magazines...

Free issue of Get Married magazine

At a time when big name magazines are closing, Get Married magazine has the guts to launch. Love must be in the air. It claims to be the latest style...

White Collar Reset: Jobs in Oklahoma?

If you need a job, you could do far worse than look in Oklahoma. At a time when the national employment picture remains stubbornly bleak, the state...