Entertainment News Archive - April 06, 2011

PLEASANTON, Calif., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- idOnDemand, the pioneers in smart identification, and NXP Semiconductors N.V. (Nasdaq: NXPI) partner to bring smart card security to mobile device authentication.

CANNES, France, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DQE, the global entertainment production and distribution company today announced the signing of a co-production agreement with France based Method Animation for a new 3D HD series 'Robin Hood - Mischief in Sherwood' targeted at children aged 6-9 years. The Robin Hood production will comprise 52 episodes of 11 minutes each as a 3D stereoscopic CGI series and has an estimated global production budget of EUR8.5m.

SEATTLE, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wines of Washington Promotion, an interactive and integrated marketing and design agency based in Seattle, teamed up with Peterson Media, a media buying service based in Portland, OR, to assist Wine Yakima Valley (www.WineYakimaValley.org) on an integrated media buy with value-added promotional marketing for their annual area-wide "Red Wine & Chocolate" event. The buy required immediate and intense scrutiny given the implosion of Smooth Jazz Station, KWJZ-FM, in Seattle prior to the advertising window for this special event to be held throughout the Yakima Valley. "Peterson Media was key to quickly discovering where the mainstream wine drinker had migrated in their listening habits since KWJZ-FM went off the air," said Barbara Glover, Marketing Director for Wine Yakima Valley.

EINDHOVEN, Netherlands, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - a.o. Armand van Helden, Sven Vath, Ricardo Villalobos, Carl Craig, Steve Aoki, Sasha and Richie Hawtin The complete line-up of Extrema Outdoor 2011 has just been announced.

LONDON, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Locayta, one of the leading providers of site search and merchandising technologies, has integrated its enterprise-level search engine (Locayta Search) into a notes application for the iOS platform. Locayta Notes is a free note taking app for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch users with embedded full text search of all notes (using Locayta Search Mobile*). Version 2.0 delivers greater functionality with the addition of Dropbox syncing of notes.

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) announced that it was selected as the winning bidder in the bankruptcy court auction for substantially all of the assets of Blockbuster, Inc. DISH Network's winning bid was valued at approximately $320 million.

CANNES, France, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MIPTV / CONNECTED CREATIVITY -- Jesta Digital today announced it has signed contracts with a broad range of world-class entertainment partners for the launch of Bitbop Germany (www.bitbop.de), the company's wireless subscription service for TV and movies delivered on-demand to consumers' personal computers, tablets and mobile devices.

NEW YORK, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Adrianna Papell has a lot to offer for prom teens and queens. The coveted evening gown brand has dozens of designs to fit every need, body shape and price point from their Adrianna Papell for E! Live from the Red Carpet collection.

NEW YORK, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of 85 years of sharing the joy of reading, Direct Brands' Book-of-the-Month Club is proud to announce its declaration of the first-ever Donate A Book Day(TM), commencing on Thursday, April 14th during National Library Week.

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- imbee, the kids' social network, today announced imbeeRadio, the first just-for-kids on demand unlimited streaming service that offers a personalized and safe listening experience for its users. (Logo: https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110301/MM57192LOGO) With a music library of over 8 million songs to choose from, imbee users can listen to artists such as Taylor Swift, The Black Eyed Peas, Justin Bieber, Willow Smith and many, many more.

Word of the Day
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
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