Entertainment News Archive - September 15, 2010

NYON, Switzerland, September 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Site Provides Information on New Blood Test and Unique Index to Help Reduce Unnecessary Biopsies ProstateHealthIndex.org - a major online resource to help assess risk for prostate cancer - is now available in five languages, English, French German, Italian and Spanish. Created by the scientific team behind the world's largest independent medical diagnostics company - Beckman Coulter, Inc.

DUBAI, UAE, September 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The MasterCard Worldwide Index of Women's Advancement, which was released recently, shows that South Africa's index score - based on management positions, earnings, labour force participation and university enrolment - rose to 93.5 this year, up 5.5 points from last year. http://www.virtualpressoffice.com/eventsSubmenuForSearch.do?showId=987&en ableHistory=EventsTab&myLink=myEventsSubmenu&fromSearch=T (Due to the length of this URL, it may be necessary to copy and paste this hyperlink into your Internet browser's URL address field.

RESTON, Va., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- comScore, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world today announced that Wolf Allisat is joining the comScore management team as Executive Vice President for international markets. Mr.

LONG BEACH, Calif., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Epson America today announced its new line of home entertainment projector/DVD combo solutions - the MovieMate(TM) 85HD and MovieMate 62.

BRUSSELS, September 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Watch first, read later? Check out the video at: http://www.youtube.com/lobbyplanet Europe suffers from a negative image, because of its inherent complexity and the perception of backroom deals.

LONDON, September 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nokia (NYSE:NOK) today unveiled a strategy to connect the "next billion" people to the Internet by leveraging its unique capability to provide emerging markets with powerful yet affordable mobile phones and locally relevant Ovi services. Nokia's vision of "Connecting People" beyond telephony was a highlight at the final day of the annual Nokia World event, and complemented yesterday's rollout of a powerful new family of smartphones and updated Ovi services.

LONDON, September 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, Intuit (Nasdaq: INTU) and Nokia (NYSE: NOK) announced an alliance to develop and deliver an innovative new mobile and web based marketing service for small businesses around the world. Addressing one of the leading concerns for the world's estimated 500 million small businesses, the new service will be designed to help them get more business through personalized, relevant offers and marketing messages, in a way unmatched by traditional methods. The first market launch of the service is expected in the fourth quarter of 2010, further details will be made available at that time. "Small businesses need every advantage to stay ahead of the pack in today's competitive environment," said Alex Lintner, President, Intuit Global Business Division.

FRONT ROYAL, Va., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Bible Literacy Project (BLP), publisher of the only student textbook designed for public school courses on the Bible, announced today that 470 schools in 43 states nationwide are now using its course.

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Baltimore rap dynamo Rye Rye will hit the road with M.I.A. on September 21st as a very special guest on M.I.A.'s fall U.S. tour.

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.'