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Entertainment News Archive - November 30, 2009

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BEIJING, November 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AVEVA announces multiple wins from China's power industry reflecting robustness of the sector and Chinese companies' appetite for AVEVA Plant and AVEVA NET, AVEVA's Engineering & Design and Lifecycle Management solutions. The wins, recorded from the beginning of AVEVA's financial year in April, came mostly from Class A Certified Chinese Electrical Power Plant Design Institutes, of which 85% subscribe to AVEVA solutions.

HONG KONG, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Emerging market buyers from Poland, Russia, Brazil, India, Turkey and Chile participated in Private Buyer Meetings at Global Sources' (Nasdaq: GSOL) Fall 2009 China Sourcing Fairs.

BRUSSELS, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index(TM) (LEI) for the Euro Area increased 0.9 percent in October to 101.4 (2004 = 100), following a 1.0 percent increase in September and a 1.9 percent increase in August.

LONDON, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- "As the person who coined the term The Digital Economy in my 1995 book of that title I do feel obliged to comment on the UK government's recently unveiled Digital Economy Bill. The bill is fundamentally flawed because it punishes Internet users who share songs.

AMSTERDAM, November 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elsevier, the world's leading publisher of scientific, medical and technical products and services, today announced a major re-launch of Embase, its comprehensive biomedical database which holds over 20 million indexed records from more than 7,000 active, peer reviewed journals. Embase has long played a key role in the advancement of new biomedical and pharmaceutical insights.

Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.