Entertainment News Archive - July 08, 2010

HYDERABAD, India, July 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DQE, the animation, gaming, live action entertainment production and distribution company, is pleased to announce the signing of two exclusive broadcast agreements with The Education Broadcasting System (EBS), the Korea based broadcasting company and Canada based Tele-Quebec, for "The Jungle Book", DQE's home grown 3D animated TV series. Under the terms of the agreement, EBS has exclusive free-television rights to broadcast the 52 x 11 minutes animated series in the Republic of Korea for three years. Tele-Qubec has secured exclusive free-television rights to broadcast the series in French language (also titled Le Livre De La Jungle in French) in the French speaking Canadian regions. The DQE Jungle Book 3D TV series has already been secured for television broadcasting in 160 countries involving the Disney multiplex of channels, ZDF TV for Germany and German speaking Europe , TF1 for France and French speaking Europe

PARIS, July 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- On the occasion of the Haute Couture, Chaumet is putting Tiaras and hair ornaments on the front line for the very first time, at 12, Place Vendome. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/prne/chaumet/44181/ Jewels to be worn on the head that catch the light and embellish the eyes, "Josephine" tiaras, naturalistic headbands, as well as necklaces, bracelets and brooches that adorn the head and hair like a rain of gold and diamonds.

SHANGHAI, July 8 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- The9 Limited (Nasdaq: NCTY) ("The9"), an online game developer and operator in China, today announced that The9 and Aurora Feint Inc., a Delaware corporation, have entered into a definitive investment agreement pursuant to which The9 has made a strategic minority equity investment in Aurora Feint Inc. Based in Burlingame, California, Aurora Feint Inc.

DALLAS, July 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report, 'Emerging Markets BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) Patient Monitoring Market (2010 - 2015), published by MarketsandMarkets (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com), the total BRIC patient monitoring devices market is expected to be worth US$3,075 million by 2015, and the China market is expected to account for nearly 62.9% of the total revenues.

KUWAIT CITY, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah will embark on a nine-country, 30,000-mile tour through Latin America beginning Sunday, July 11.

ATLANTA, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Overnight guests of The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta (Downtown) and The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead may reserve a new package with VIP tickets to a major exhibition of one of the most important groupings of the Salvador Dali's later work to ever be shown, exclusively at the High Museum of Art from August 7, 2010 to January 9, 2011. "Salvador Dali: The Late Work," explores the artist's fascination with science, optical effects and illusionism, and comprises more than 40 paintings and related drawings, prints and other Dali ephemera.

BANGKOK, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) today announces its promotional strategy for 2011 along with several initiatives designed for specific market segments. For next year, TAT will still use the highly successful "Amazing Thailand" theme.

WASHINGTON, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- A new, premium sex app for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch may seem like just another attempt to monetize sexual curiosity, but beneath the blunt title lies plenty of scientific backing.

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Crossing (Nasdaq: GLBC), a leading global IP solutions provider, today announced that it has partnered with MLB.com, the official Web site of Major League Baseball, to provide high-speed, high-capacity connectivity among all 30 Major League ballparks and the MLB.com servers in New York City, allowing the league to distribute live streaming video and other information to its online subscriber base. The Global Crossing Internet Protocol Virtual Private Network (IP VPN) enables MLB.com's subscribers to watch a full season of 2,430 live games -- in high-definition (HD) video quality -- and to have real-time access to baseball news, statistics, in-game video highlights and other information about their favorite teams and players on their computers and mobile devices.

ARCADIA, Wis., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashley Furniture HomeStore (http://www.ashleyfurniturehomestore.com) once again takes the number-one spot on Furniture/Today's 2010 Exclusive Survey of Top 100 U.S. Furniture Stores, posting sales of $2.13 billion in 2009.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.