Entertainment News Archive - January 22, 2010

LONDON, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The ski industry has taken a real beating this year.

SINGAPORE, January 22 /PRNewswire/ -- - First-Ever Young Women Researcher Awards Ceremony Brings Top Female Scientists in the Region Together for Honors Elsevier announced today the winners of the Asian Young Women Researcher Awards, a joint development between its flagship product Scopus(R), the world's largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and the Third World Organisation for Women in Science (TWOWS) and TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world. The awards, first of its kind in Asia, were developed out of a need to nurture women researchers as they move through their career.

PARIS, January 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced the signature of an historic contract with MultiChoice Africa, the pioneer in multi-channel pay-TV across sub-Saharan Africa.

SEATTLE, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isilon® Systems (Nasdaq: ISLN) today announced that VMIX has deployed Isilon scale-out NAS as a primary element of its hybrid, n-tier storage repository powering its online media-management and publishing solutions.

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), today announced the top ten movies-on-demand (VOD) titles based on consumer transaction rate.

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- President Obama's plan to regulate the banks is "not enough," says author and Wall Street insider Zubi Diamond.

NEW YORK, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York City-based Orpheus Chamber Orchestra announces the completion of six new "Brandenburg" concerti. Orpheus' three-year, six-part New Brandenburg commissioning project paired six celebrated living composers with one of J.S.

MEXICO CITY, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The first book in the bilingual Palo Alto adventure series by B.

Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]