Entertainment News Archive - August 25, 2010

STOCKHOLM, August 25, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Telepo AB, the award winning enabler of Enterprise Communication and Collaboration software platforms, has secured EUR10m in its B round funding from Investor Growth Capital and existing investor Accel Partners.

PARIS, August 25, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - A Strong Performance Considering the Economic Environment - Issue Volume up 7.8% Like-for-Like, Led by Strong Growth in Latin America - Healthy Increase in Operating Revenue, up 4.2% Like-for-Like; Financial Revenue Impacted by Low Interest Rates - Operating EBIT Excluding Financial Revenue up 7.9% Like-for-Like - A Cash Flow Generative Model and a Sound Financial Position - Full-Year EBIT Target of EUR300 Million to EUR330 Million Edenred was created in the first-half of 2010 through the demerger of the Accor Group's two core businesses approved at the Shareholders' Meeting of June 29, 2010. The world leader in prepaid service vouchers, Edenred provides solutions that enhance personal well-being and improve the performance of organizations.

NEW YORK, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Already a success in her native England, 23 year-old UK singer and songwriter Ellie Goulding is scheduled to make her stateside debut with her US debut EP, An Introduction To Ellie Goulding out September 21 on Cherrytree / Interscope.

PROVO, Utah, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ancestry.com is pleased to announce it has extended its relationship with NBC for the second season of the "Who Do You Think You Are?" television series.

DUBLIN, August 25, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Online Poker Players Who Register for the Boylepoker.com International Poker Open by September 20 Can Freeroll to VIP Status Boylepoker.com today announced its early registration offer to poker players for the upcoming Boylepoker.com International Poker Open. Every player who registers for the Boylepoker.com IPO by September 20, 2010 will be entered into an online freeroll.

CHANDLER, Ariz., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Real estate professionals Bud and Kristin Gragg are offering their real estate expertise to underwater homeowners with their newly released e-book.

QUEBEC CITY, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- "It's about time that people stop being scared by the media and financial advisors using the universally accepted retirement planning model," said Dany Provost, CFA, President of DELTA Actuarial Services.

DALLAS, August 25, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report, 'Global Pico Projector Market (2010 - 2015)' (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/pico-projector-market- 196.html), published by MarketsandMarkets (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com), the world pico projectors market revenue is estimated to reach 6080.57 million by the end of 2014, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 120.56% from the period 2009-2014.

NEW YORK, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Avon confirms today the launch of Avon Voices, its first-ever global online singing talent search for women, and songwriting competition for women and men.

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'