Entertainment News Archive - September 02, 2009

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- After nine months of rigorous competition, aspiring filmmaker Philip G. Flores of Hemet, Calif.

SILICON VALLEY, California, September 2 /PRNewswire/ -- PicScout(TM), the market leader in worldwide image services, has appointed Amy Love as Vice President of Marketing and Business Development. Ms Love will assume global responsibilities and oversee all US operations.

LONDON, September 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The GSMA, the body that represents the worldwide mobile communications industry, today announced that it has formally selected comScore to be its measurement partner for the GSMA's Mobile Media Metrics (MMM) commercial implementation in the UK. The GSMA, comScore and the five UK operators (Vodafone, Orange, O2, 3 and T-Mobile) have now reached a formal agreement to launch the GSMA MMM services in the UK following the results of the feasibility study announced at Mobile World Congress in February this year.

STUTTGART, Germany, September 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, at Nokia World, the annual destination for people with passion for mobility, Nokia (NYSE: NOK) unveiled a combo that can change how people connect with each other and offer new and exciting ways to give everyone, everywhere, the power to make the most of every moment.

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- A lawsuit filed yesterday in Los Angeles County Superior Court alleges a complicated scheme by former employees to embezzle millions of dollars from Mantra Films, the Joe Francis-owned company that produces the Girls Gone Wild videos.

READING, England, September 2 /PRNewswire/ -- - More Than a Million Titles now Available From COOLERBOOKS.com, the First ebookstore Outside the US to Partner With Google Books... British company Interead announces that COOLERBOOKS.com is the first ebookstore outside the US to partner with Google to include over 1 million public domain books (close to half a million outside the US) from Google Books in its online library.

VIENNA, Austria, September 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Jermaine Jackson, co-producer of THE TRIBUTE, the City of Vienna and WORLD AWARDS MEDIA cordially invite you to the International Press Conference for the official presentation of THE TRIBUTE In Memory of Michael Jackson, the major international tribute concert to be held on September 26, 2009 in front of Schoenbrunn Palace in Vienna, Austria. The press conference will be held on Tuesday, September 8, 2009 at 11 a.m.

WESTMONT, Ill., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UPM, the world's leading producer of graphic papers, has signed an exclusive, multi-year agreement with xpedx, the largest supplier of paper to commercial printers in the United States.

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Pastors Craig Gross and Jason Harper refresh the phrase "Jesus loves you," which has become an overstated Christian cliche, in their book "Jesus Loves You . . . This I Know" (Baker Books, ISBN: 978-0-8010-1329-4, $17.99), which released nationwide on Sept.

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