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Entertainment News Archive - January 08, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO and LONDON, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Yelp (http://yelp.com), the community-led local search site, today announced the availability of Yelp UK (http://yelp.co.uk). Now people in the UK can use Yelp to read and write reviews about great businesses in their neighborhood.

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At 2009 International CES today, Microsoft Corp. unveiled Mediaroom Anytime, a groundbreaking feature set for the Microsoft Mediaroom multimedia and IPTV platform that allows viewers to truly watch TV on their own time.

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bruce Springsteen has the E Street Band. For Johnny Cash it was the Tennessee Three. But there are countless aspiring musicians without their own backup band or technical training in writing music.

LAS VEGAS, January 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today at the 2009 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the Nokia 7510 was unveiled and T-Mobile USA, Inc. was announced as the exclusive carrier for the U.S. launch of the stylish device.

CHENNAI, India, January 8 /PRNewswire/ -- On the occasion of the 5th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas being organized in Chennai Trade Centre today, Boston and Pune based New Global Indian Initiatives, which is celebrating its first anniversary, has announced the launch of NGI Foundation to impact the Indian society in general and youth in particular in a major progressive way.

Sponsorships, Programs and Contests Reach "Millennial" Consumer LAS VEGAS, Jan.

MUMBAI, India, January 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan, at the recently held awards function, felicitated PerkinElmer India Pvt. Ltd.

NEW YORK, January 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elsevier, the leading publisher of medical and scientific literature, announced today that it renewed its publishing partnership with the American College of Cardiology (ACC) (http://www.acc.org), the leading nonprofit medical society in the field of cardiovascular research.

NEW YORK, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- 30 million Americans in the U.S. are functionally illiterate and their children are two times more likely than average to grow up illiterate(1). The need for additional tools to help children learn to read is more crucial than ever.

TOKYO, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Square Enix Co., Ltd.

Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.