Entertainment News Archive - March 15, 2010

NEW YORK, March 15 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Global Sources Ltd. (Nasdaq: GSOL) (http://www.globalsources.com ) reported financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030303/LNM011LOGO-b ) Global Sources' chairman and CEO, Merle A.

MINNEAPOLIS, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A., a Minneapolis-based IP law firm with offices in San Jose, CA, and Austin, TX, has been recognized in the "Kings of Quality Revealed: The US Law Firms That Secure The Most Valuable Patents" issue of Intellectual Asset Management magazine. According to Joff Wild of IAM Magazine, "Our metrics are based on the notion that quality can be defined and measured by the actions of patent holders in their decisions to maintain patents which they believe have value...".

MINNEAPOLIS, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A., a Minneapolis-based IP law firm with offices in San Jose, CA, and Austin, TX, has been recognized, again, as a 2010 Top Patent Firm by Intellectual Property Today magazine. SLW was ranked #21 out of 356 firms, filing 878 Utility Patents and 31 Design Patents in 2009, for a total of 909, an increase over 2008.

LONDON, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The UK housing market saw a virtual price standstill in March as new sellers asked an average of just GBP216 (0.1%) more than last month.

SALZBURG, Austria and SEATTLE, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- RealNetworks®, Inc.

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., NASHVILLE, Tenn. and NEW YORK, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Nashville recording artist Christy Angeletti & her band have set their goals for the national spotlight in 2010. Christy is known as one of BMI's brightest & most successful young songwriting stars.

MCLEAN, Va., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting today, USA TODAY will be available to Starbucks (Nasdaq: SBUX) customers nationwide. The newspaper will be available in the coffee company's approximately 6,500 company-operated stores across the United States.

LAS VEGAS, March 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pinnacle Entertainment (NYSE: PNK) today announced that Anthony M. Sanfilippo, 51, has been named president and chief executive officer of the casino entertainment company, effective immediately subject to regulatory approval. He succeeds John V.

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Relevant Public Relations LLC has been chosen by the Staten Island Board of Realtors (SIBOR), www.siborealtors.com, to revamp its marketing initiatives and heighten the impact of both its public and industry communiques.

BOCA RATON, Fla., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The number one water restoration Stanley Steemer franchise in the nation, Stanley Steemer of South Florida, has retained TransMedia Group to generate a flood of publicity surrounding its water damage restoration, indoor air quality divisions, and the company's recent Consumer Reports rating as the leading carpet cleaner in the U.S. TransMedia Group, one of Florida's oldest and largest PR firms, said its publicity and social media marketing for Stanley Steemer will target consumers who want the cleanest carpets, highest indoor air quality and immediate response to water damage in their homes and businesses. "Our first rounds of publicity efforts will focus on how Stanley Steemer outperformed all other carpet-cleaning machines recently tested by Consumer Reports in a comparison study of how well they removed all visible dirt," said JP Hervis, Director of Public Relations at TransMedia (www.transmediagroup.com). According to Consumer Reports, ev

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.