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Entertainment News Archive - January 29, 2010

NEW YORK, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Music Group (UMG), the world's leading music company, will further expand its line-up of direct-to-consumer mobile content and services for music fans through an agreement with Netbiscuits, the world's leading mobile publishing platform.

HONG KONG, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BNY Mellon received top industry recognition in Asia Asset Management magazine's 2009 'Best of the Best' Awards this week, winning three accolades.

ATLANTA, Georgia, January 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The College of Direct Support (CDS), an internet-based curriculum for direct support professionals and managed in partnership by MC Strategies/Elsevier and the University of Minnesota's Research and Training Center, announced today that its sixth course in the College of Frontline Supervision and Management (CFSM) on "Your First Few Weeks and Months as a Supervisor" is now available for administrators and learners to use as part of the online curriculum. This course provides an overview of the entry-level skills and duties that a person will need as a new supervisor and it will be very helpful during the first few weeks and months on the job.

ST ANNE'S, Alderney, January 29 /PRNewswire/ -- - SEGAGames Limited to Launch: SEGAPartners.com SEGA Games Limited understands the importance of affiliate partners and is pleased to announce the launch of the affiliate website, SEGAPartners.com. The site will incorporate all of the Group's affiliate programs into one account interface, enabling affiliates to promote all the SEGAGames brands. With industry leading reporting systems and payment mechanisms available, affiliates will now be able to leverage SEGAGames brands.

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), today announced the top ten movies-on-demand (VOD) titles based on consumer transaction rate.

ALLEN, Texas, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- VisionREZ by Ameri-CAD, Inc. -- An ITW Company, has been named a 2010 Constructech Top Products award winner as a residential trusted product.

FREDERICK, Md., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Integrating social media into marketing and PR efforts is the new Holy Grail for businesses these days. But too often, companies will jump into social media without any real strategy or goals.

Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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