Entertainment News Archive - December 04, 2009

AMSTERDAM, December 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Herman van Campenhout to Join a Dutch Company as CEO Elsevier announced today the appointment of Youngsuk "Y.S." Chi, the company's Vice Chairman, to serve as Chief Executive Officer of Elsevier's Science & Technology (S&T) Division.

BEIJING, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Xinhua Sports & Entertainment Limited (Nasdaq: XSEL; "XSEL"), a leading sports and entertainment media company in China, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire NuCom Online Corporation ("NuCom").

COSTA MESA, Calif., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Tickets.com--a leading global provider of integrated, high-performance ticketing solutions--has added its proprietary mobile platform ProVenueMobile(TM) to the Tulsa Performing Arts Center (TPAC).

NEWTON, Mass., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor®, the world's most trusted source of travel advice, today announced that the world's largest hotel brands have selected TripAdvisor as their partner for contextual advertising.

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth year in a row, Cox Communications has received the coveted "Employer of the Year Award" from Chesapeake System Services. Cox received this award for creating work opportunities for people with severe developmental disabilities.

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.