Entertainment News Archive - June 29, 2009

Champaign and Springfield Customers Get New TV Service That Ranks Highest in Customer Satisfaction in J.D.

Janet Jackson Makes an Emotional Appearance on Behalf of the Family Thanking Fans for Their Support LOS ANGELES, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- It was a non-stop standing ovation for Michael Jackson and his legendary career at the BET AWARDS '09, as host Jamie Foxx and a legion of A-list stars paid tribute to the King of Pop with special performances, emotional testimonials about what Jackson meant to them, and a beautiful, colorful set featuring images and montages of the star.

LONDON, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DQE, (AIM : DQE) the Animation, Gaming and Entertainment production and distribution group, with its affiliates announced today the co-development for a multi-million Euro proposed animated TV series based on the legendary Lassie(R).

UPLC Boasts Five Years of Proven Performance, Reduces Run Times and Solvent Use, and is Featured in More Than 400 Peer Reviewed Papers MILFORD, Mass., June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT) spotlights the proven industry-leading performance of Waters(R) ACQUITY UltraPerformance LC(R) (UPLC(R)) System that is moving the entire analytical science industry forward at the 34th International Symposium on High-Performance Liquid Phase Separations and Related Techniques (HPLC 2009) in Dresden, Germany, June 29 to July 2, 2009.

CloverLeaf's Interactive Television Services Launched on Minerva iTVManager Middleware by Two Independent Telcos BROOKLYN, N.Y., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- CloverLeaf Digital LLC, a leading provider of interactive television applications and services, and Minerva Networks, a leading provider of IPTV middleware announced today that Pineland Telephone Cooperative in Georgia and WT Services in Texas have launched CloverLeaf's interactive television services on IPTV systems supported on Minerva iTVManager middleware. CloverLeaf's interactive IPTV services, which are delivered to the television and navigated with a remote control, include DotDaily, a localized news & information TV service (often known as a walled garden) providing national and local content on demand to IPTV subscribers, and Funspot, a suite of casual arcade, casino and puzzle games. Minerva's iTVManager is a comprehensive software platform for the delivery of next-generation IP-connected television services, includi

AMSTERDAM, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Ezwim, a leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider for Telecom Management Services to enterprises and operators announced that it has received a "Promising" rating in Gartner's "MarketScope for Telecom Expense Management."(1) Ezwim was one of 45 companies that were evaluated.

Record Decline in Inventories. Prices Index at All-time Low. NEW YORK, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Euro area retail business conditions continued to deteriorate in June, with sales, employment, purchasing of stock and margins all falling compared with May.

High-school-aged girls competed to be on Torrid's High School Fashion Advisory Panel LOS ANGELES, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Torrid and Hayley Hasselhoff teamed up to find high-school-aged fashionistas for Torrid's High School Fashion Advisory Panel.

TAMPA, Fla., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Relations PR & Marketing, an independent PR agency based out of Tampa, announced today that it has been selected as agency of record for the Shoppes at Avalon, a retail development of Stiles Realty, one of Florida's premier providers of commercial real estate services.

San Francisco PR Firm Chosen by Creator of Innovative Online Interactive Video Presentation Platform SAN FRANCISCO, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- MSR Communications(R) (www.msrcommunications.com), an award-winning, independent public relations firm specializing in communications management services for technology, B2B and consumer lifestyle companies, announced today that it has been named agency of record for Faculte, Inc., an innovative new company that offers an unparalleled web-based multimedia communications platform.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]