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Entertainment News Archive - March 11, 2010

WASHINGTON, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Avon Foundation for Women (www.avonfoundation.org) presented a $500,000 grant to the U.S. Department of State Secretary's Fund for Global Women's Leadership to accelerate the global movement to end violence against women.

BEIJING, March 11 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Linktone Ltd.

LONDON, March 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The British role model has been in a severe decline, it was revealed yesterday. A massive 67% of people considered John Terry and Tiger Woods as perfect public figures before their recent alleged scandals were revealed. Now, a staggering 86% of Brits regard them as terrible role models for the younger generation. Another 76% of Brits polled felt that high profile divorces/separations represented bad examples of the morals of marriage and family values.

PARIS, March 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- According to thierry Ehrmann, founder and CEO of Artprice: "2009 will go down in history as a year when the art market shed its excesses and narrowly avoided a complete meltdown".

LOS ANGELES, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- HP has tapped 72andSunny for a new brand campaign, launching March 13, 2010.

GENEVA, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a world leader in ICs for set-top boxes (STBs), is sampling the first STB System-on-Chip (SoC) devices featuring advanced CryptoFirewall(TM) security helping to prevent hacking of pay-TV broadcast signals and enable faster, lower-cost development of new set-top box products.

CHESAPEAKE, Va., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA) has awarded Cox Business statewide contracts for Internet services in selected speed tiers and zip codes. This was completed through VITA's recent Statewide Broadband Services request for bids.

MURRIETA, Calif., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Left Behind Games Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: LFBG), a leading publisher of Christian video games, announced today that Berean Christian Stores have approved the sale of Left Behind Games throughout their 18-store chain.

WATERTOWN, Mass., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspired by its client's transformational work, Corey McPherson Nash (www.corey.com), a leading national branding and design firm based in Watertown, Massachusetts, recently developed a website for Sun Catalytix Corporation (http://www.suncatalytix.com/) a Cambridge, Massachusetts based early-stage renewable energy startup focused on distributed energy storage and renewable fuels.

DENVER, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Examiner.com, the insider source for everything local, has named industry technology leader Jim Davidson as its President.

Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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