Entertainment News Archive - July 01, 2010

CAMBRIDGE, England, July 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The new ticket search engine, launched in April, offers tickets to events from around the world. Eventsv.com aggregates tickets from a large range of ticket wholesalers and re-sellers to present a comprehensive choice of ticketing options to its users.

SYDNEY, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- YuuZoo Corporation, the leading mobile media and payments group with registered users in 164 countries, and MT2, the leading mobile Value Added Services (VAS) company in the Middle East, today announced starting in July 2010 a joint launch of YuuZoo's targeted mobile content and social network channels in 20 countries in the Middle East and North Africa. Ron Creevey, YuuZoo Founder, says: "We are extremely happy to be working with MT2 in the very exciting and fast-growing Middle East & North Africa region.

LEEDS, England, July 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- If you haven't yet heard of the Apple iPad, where have you been?! The iPad has caused one of the biggest media frenzies in recent years, as consumers eagerly awaited its launch. The iPad is a tablet computer which was developed and built by Apple.

LONDON, July 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The GSMA announced that it was awarded the prize for "Best Development of an Association Event" at the inaugural Conference Awards, which were held June 25th in London.

AMSTERDAM, July 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elsevier, the leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information, has appointed Martin O'Malley as Managing Director of the newly formed Global Sales & Customer Marketing group in the Science & Technology (S&T) division, which includes the sales teams for Academic & Government, Books and Corporate Markets, effective 1 July. O'Malley's appointment follows the announced departure of Roy Jakobs, Managing Director for Academic & Government Sales and Customer Marketing. Jakobs will be leaving Elsevier this summer to take a senior position in the lighting division of Philips. "Martin O'Malley is a leader who brings great knowledge of Elsevier's customers to his new position," said Youngsuk Chi, Vice Chairman and CEO S&T. "In Martin, we have a leader who has on-the-ground experience in the Americas, Europe and the Asia Pacific region, as well as experience with a wide range of customers and par

NEW YORK, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The phrase that people keep hearing is the economic crisis will end with a "jobless recovery" as new job creation continues to lag. Even Vice President Joe Biden recently conceded that not all the jobs lost in the past few years will be coming back.

OLD TAPPAN, N.J., July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New Leaf Brands, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: NLEF) "The Official Beverage of Taste"(TM), today announced its unofficial sponsorship of CBS Recording Artist Keaton Simons' Summer Tour.

CHAPPAQUA, N.Y., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Begin Smart's Read-and-Play Program helps start babies on the road to literacy with age-appropriate concepts, simple language, and colorful images. Begin Smart helps kids take the next step with books for toddlers ages two to three.

MEDELLIN, Colombia, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The floor of Hotel Casa Victoria in the posh El Poblado district of Medellin is being swept of confetti and burst balloons, having been thoroughly kicked to Cumbia and Bachata beats by hundreds of festive single Colombianas and Norte Americanos seeking a romantic connection in this, Colombia's second largest city.

ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On July 21 - 24 one of America's greatest college towns transforms itself into a massive outdoor art gallery for the ANN ARBOR ART FAIRS, an annual event hosting some 1,000 artists and over a half million visitors from across the world. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091217/AACVLOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091217/AACVLOGO) The Ann Arbor Art Fairs are composed of four independently juried art fairs taking place simultaneously throughout the city.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.