Entertainment News Archive - June 05, 2009

MANILA, Philippines, June 5 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- MTV Revelations, part of the Awesome Philippines campaign to promote the Philippines as a destination for young adults and music lovers, has set up an island on Second Life, the popular 3D virtual world, to engage and encourage young travelers to visit the Philippines.

MOSCOW, June 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mobile TeleSystems OJSC ("MTS" - NYSE: MBT), the largest mobile phone operator in Russia and the CIS, and Nokia signed the memorandum of understanding on the direct delivery of Nokia devices to MTS' retail network.

BEIJING, June 5 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Xinhua Sports & Entertainment Limited ("XSEL" or the "Company"; Nasdaq: XSEL), a leading media group in China, announced today that David Olson has resigned as a Director of the Company, effective June 4, 2009. Mr.

Culture Project's 'Blueprint for Accountability' launch on 5/31 has generated breaking news: General Sanchez, the former top coalition commander in Iraq, called for a truth commission to investigate abusive interrogation techniques. NEW YORK, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 31st, Culture Project presented an event at The Times Center that convened Rachel Maddow, General Ricardo Sanchez, Vince Warren and Ron Suskind to launch its "Blueprint for Accountability" series.

Roxio CinemaNow Now Live on LG Network Blu-ray Disc Players NEW YORK, June 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Consumers can now digitally stream movies from Sonic Solutions(R) (Nasdaq: SNIC) - including new releases from major Hollywood studios often on the day and date the DVD release is available - on Blu-ray Disc players from LG Electronics, the companies announced today. Marking the introduction of Sonic's Roxio(R) CinemaNow(R) service on LG Network Blu-ray Disc Players and Home Theater Systems, Sonic Solutions President and CEO, David Habiger today presided over the NASDAQ Opening Bell.

Roxio CinemaNow, Available on LG Blu-ray Disc Players, Launching Soon at BestBuy.com NOVATO, Calif., June 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Consumers will soon have more ways to conveniently access premium digital video content, including new releases from major Hollywood studios often on the same day the DVD is available in stores.

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Scrambling for last minute Father's Day gifts for new dads or dads-to-be? Two entertaining parenting DVDs just for dads, "Being Dad: Inspiration and Information for Dads-to-Be" and "Being Dad 2: Bringing the Baby Home," provide answers to what to expect when she's expecting, when the baby comes home, and throughout the toddler years. "My husband learned more by watching the 'Being Dad' DVDs than he did the entire time I was reciting to him from my pregnancy and parenting books," said Island Review blogger Kaliani.

PANAMA CITY, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Seasoned traveller Michael Roe, who has long experienced the hurry-up-and-wait culture, provides a distracting read as an antidote to the frequent delays and frustrations of international travel in his new book, "Tall tales for travellers" (published by AuthorHouse). Roe invites readers to experience his travels throughout North America, Australia, the Middle East, Europe, Africa and the Caribbean.

HENDERSON, Nev., June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- According to author L Jeffrey Young, he should have died at least two dozen times.

BOCA RATON, Fla., June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Web software development company LeadLog, LLC announced a major upgrade for dashboard, its online tool for sales lead management.

Word of the Day
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'