Entertainment News Archive - June 30, 2009

Company Builds on Full Service Offering for In-store Digital Media Applications NEW YORK, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- YCD Multimedia, provider of smart in-store digital media solutions to maximize retailer sales and profitability, today announced that it is expanding its creative capabilities to support clients and their ad agencies seeking in-store media applications that drive measurable returns-on-investment.

LAS VEGAS, June 30 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- FC2 Blog has released a new feature "My Shop" to its English blog service on June 30th, 2009. It is designed for enchancing FC2 users' experience by making use of Amazon Associate Program and FC2 blog service simultaneously.

LONDON, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The GSMA today announced new developments in its Embedded Mobile Initiative, including work to establish standard design guidelines for embedded mobile applications and the kick-off of a competition to drive development in the embedded mobile market.

B2B pay-per-click leader demonstrates ongoing commitment to click validity and traffic quality by achieving the highest click measurement standards in the industry. SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Business.com, the leading online resource for business purchasing decisions, today announced the successful completion of click measurement accreditation by the Media Rating Council (MRC), which also certifies full compliance with the Interactive Advertising Bureau's (IAB) Click Measurement Guidelines.

LA JOLLA, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fluid Music Canada's Trusonic, Inc.

Over 2,000 new words and synonyms debut in the redesigned OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY AND THESAURUS NEW YORK, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- What's the trendiest accessory this fall? Words of course! With Oxford's newly redesigned English Dictionary & Thesaurus students can go back with the most fashionable (see SYNONYMS: in vogue, stylish, chic, modish, classy, cool, tony) vocabulary in school.

BET Celebrities Received The Right Package To Celebrate The BET Awards At Raffles L' Ermitage Hotel In Beverly Hills BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Raffles L'Ermitage Hotel in Beverly Hills opened its doors on Saturday, June 27th for celebrities to enjoy the 2009 Celebrity Stimulus Gifting Suite.

INTERNET EXPLORER 8 SPONSORS NICKELBACK TOUR AND THE BAMBOOZLE MUSIC FESTIVAL LOS ANGELES, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Live Nation (NYSE: LYV) today announced it has entered into a sponsorship deal with Microsoft to provide music fans access to exclusive digital content when they download new customized versions of the recently launched Windows(R) Internet Explorer(R) 8 web browser.

SHAUN OF THE DEAD & HOT FUZZ - ULTIMATE EDITION SEPTEMBER 22, 2009 OWN IT ON BLU-RAY(TM) HI-DEF FROM UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOME ENTERTAINMENT UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Finally arriving on Blu-ray(TM) Hi-Def are two side-splitting movies by comedic talents Simon Pegg and Nick Frost! Whether paying homage to such horror classics as Night of the Living Dead, Evil Dead and 28 Days Later or putting a wickedly witty spin on buddy cop movies, Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz - Ultimate Edition don't hold back on the thrills or chuckles.

STATE OF PLAY SEPTEMBER 1, 2009 OWN IT ON BLU-RAY(TM) HI-DEF & DVD FROM UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOME ENTERTAINMENT UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- OVERVIEW: A film that Roger Ebert calls "a smart, ingenious thriller," State of Play's tale of murder, corruption, and manipulation will have you holding your breath until the final suspenseful moment.

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'