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Entertainment News Archive - October 01, 2010

ESPOO, Finland, October 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- With the number of active Nokia (NYSE: NOK) service users now reaching 140 million worldwide, the company today announced that more than 200,000 people are currently signing up daily to Ovi, and that Ovi Store has reached the milestone of 2.3 million downloads per day.

REEM, Israel, October 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd.

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- (Nasdaq: DISH) -- DISH Network L.L.C. reports today that FOX Networks is blocking DISH Network's access to 19 FOX Regional Sports Networks and other programming. FOX is demanding a new contract with an unprecedented rate increase of more than 50 percent.

LONDON, October 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Britain's Favourite Mobile Casino LadyLuck's is celebrating its sixth birthday this month with a generous prize giveaway promotion, where customers have the chance to win an iPad, iPod Touches and cash prizes. LadyLuck's began offering gambling games on mobile phones in 2004 and has gone from strength to strength over the past six years, with lots of exciting developments and achievements taking place in the last year alone. LadyLuck's has launched exciting new games on the iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and Android phones, while simultaneously introducing new games to its existing collection including the first ever mobile 50-line slot Filthy Rich and other hugely popular mobile casino games and slots Multi-Hand Blackjack, Pharaoh's Fortunes, GemBusters, Gold Rush, Money Beach and Italian Job.

LOS ANGELES, October 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Hollywood film producer and founder of WriteMovies.com Alex Ross (The List, 2007- Warner Bros.) is delighted to announce that Howard Rosenman has joined the feature project THE CHIMES which he will be co-producing with Mr Ross.

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), today announced the top ten movies-on-demand (VOD) titles based on consumer transaction rate.

CALGARY, Alberta, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile Developer Magazine (MDM) is a new industry publication by mobile developers, for mobile developers, and is now online at http://www.mobiledevmag.com.

DUBLIN, October 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Full Tilt Poker Launches New Player Rewards Program Full Tilt Poker is pleased to announce the launch of its new player rewards program: The Black Card by Full Tilt Poker. Awarded only to the most valued players, Black Card membership provides a unique selection of benefits that only Full Tilt Poker can deliver.

Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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