Entertainment News Archive - March 17, 2010

AUSTIN, Texas, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 14, 2010 the 13th annual SXSW Interactive Web Awards, honored 20 categories of the top Web developers and designers chosen from hundreds of entries submitted from across the world. The SXSW Interactive Web Awards were presented by Adobe.

LONDON, March 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Nature Middle East launches today at http://www.nature.com/naturemiddleeast.

MUMBAI, India, March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), a leading developer and innovator of advanced wireless technologies, products and services, announced that it has filed an application with the Indian Government to bid in India's upcoming auction for BWA (Broadband Wireless Access) spectrum in the 2.3 GHz band to facilitate the deployment of TD-LTE.

LONDON, March 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hikma Pharmaceuticals today announced 2009 preliminary results with operating profits up 36% on the back of a strong performance from its Middle East markets. In a video interview on financial broadcaster http://www.cantos.com, Group CEO Said Darwazah re-committed to his target of doubling the size of the business every four years, saying, "If you look at our track record over the last 10 or 12 years you see that we've pretty much delivered that and I see no reason why we won't be able to continue delivering that.

LONDON, March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BNY Mellon, the global leader in asset management and securities servicing, has once again been honoured at a leading independent industry awards ceremony, picking up two trophies at the 2010 Global Pensions magazine awards held in London. BNY Mellon's Derivatives360 solution was named Product Launch of the Year, while BNY Mellon Asset Servicing took top honours in the Securities Lender of the Year category. Drawing upon BNY Mellon's status as an Aaa-rated derivatives counterparty, Derivatives360 is an integrated investment servicing lifecycle solution that helps clients efficiently execute and manage derivatives transactions.

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- When a teenage comic book fanboy's obsession takes over his life and he becomes a costumed super-hero named KICK-ASS - with no super-powers whatsoever - the results are the twisted, funny, high-octane adventure movie that opens in U.S theatres on April 16th.

In the news release, "STALLERGENES 2009 : Further Profit Margin Growth and Significant Cash Generation Further Profit Margin Growth and Significant Cash Generation:" issued on 16 Mar 2010 19:50 GMT, by Stallergenes Bloomberg:GENP@FP over PR Newswire, we are advised by a representative of the company that in the section headed '2010 outlook' the second paragraph, first sentence should have read "The effects of the economic crisis and the cost cutting steps taken by health authorities make uncertain our forecasts for 2010 sales" rather than "Due to the effects of the economic crisis and the cost cutting steps taken by health authorities, our 2010 sales guidance was revised downwards", as originally issued inadvertently.

BURBANK, Calif., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Hollywood Records' recording artist Alpha Rev has been named the next artist to be featured in VH1's "You Oughta Know" Artist on the Rise series beginning in April.

HERZLIAH, Israel, March 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Volas Entertainment Ltd, a leading mobile content service provider today announces that it has signed a managed services deal with Investro Group, a leading High-Tech solution provider Group in Latin America.

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The month of April brings four brand new series to VH1.

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