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Entertainment News Archive - March 23, 2010

PLANO, Texas, March 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - With More Than 60 Percent U.S.

BEIJING, March 23 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Linktone Ltd. (Nasdaq: LTON), a wireless interactive entertainment services provider to consumers in China, today announced that it together with its major shareholder, PT Media Nusantara Citra Tbk ("MNC"), have completed the acquisition of 75% of the share capital of InnoForm Group ("InnoForm"). InnoForm is a Singapore-based company with regional offices in Malaysia, Taiwan and Hong Kong, specializing in the development, distribution and licensing of edutainment and entertainment products.

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Get ready to read, because Bookstock is back! Metro Detroit's largest used book and media sale, where all proceeds benefit literacy and education projects in metropolitan Detroit, will be held Sunday, April 18 through Sunday, April 25 at Livonia's Laurel Park Place.

IRVINE, Calif., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Entrepreneur magazine, the nation's leading publication for and about entrepreneurs, reports in its April issue the MBA programs most highly rated by their students in six areas key to a successful career in business.

IRVINE, Calif., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Entrepreneur magazine is calling upon business owners nationwide to enter the Entrepreneur of 2010 contest presented by The UPS Store ®.

NEWTON, Mass., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor®, the world's most popular and largest travel community, today announced the newest way for travelers to enjoy TripAdvisor --on the go -- with the launch of the TripAdvisor mobile website.

NORTHFIELD, Ill., March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whether it's that crowd-pleasing appetizer or your family's favorite casserole, every great recipe has a go-to ingredient that provides a special touch and creates an inspired flavor.

BURBANK, Calif., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- With baby's first year full of so many exciting milestone occasions, Baby Einstein has made year-round gift-giving easier than ever.

ST. LOUIS and LAS VEGAS, March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amdocs (NYSE: DOX), the leading provider of customer experience systems, today announced that it has acquired MX Telecom Ltd.

FUZHOU, China, March 23 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Yida Holding Company (Nasdaq: CNYD) ("China Yida" or the "Company"), a leading diversified entertainment and media enterprise in China, today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091012/CNM039LOGO ) Fourth Quarter 2009 Highlights -- Total net revenue increased 58.1% to $14.5 million, compared to $9.2 million in the fourth quarter of 2008 -- Net revenue from the tourism business increased 112.5% year over year to $6.0 million, with a gross margin of 60.2% -- Net revenue from the media business increased 34.2% year over year to $8.5 million, with a gross margin of 91.1% -- Gross profit grew 61.7% to $11.4 million, compared to $7.0 million in the same period last year -- Operating income grew 97.9% to $9.6 million, compared to $4.9 million in the fourth quarter of 20

Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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