Entertainment News Archive - August 11, 2011

LONDON, August 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Play latest top video games instantly on HDTV, PC, Mac, Tablets via Internet Free membership, demos and exclusive massive spectating and Facebook integration OnLive, the pioneer of cloud gaming, today announced its breakthrough instant-play video game service will launch on 22nd September at the opening of the 2011 Eurogamer Expo London, with over 100 top-tier games instantly available for play via almost any broadband Internet connection throughout the UK on HDTV, PC, Mac, and iPad and Android tablets.

LONDON, August 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As concerns over impending travel chaos mounts in London and throughout the UK in the run-up to the 2012 Olympic Games, commuters have voted overwhelmingly to use conference calling as their way of avoiding the crowds. In an online poll carried out by LoveHateTravel.co.uk [http://www.lovehatetravel.co.uk ], 80% of commuters said, "Yes definitely!" they would be using conference calling to avoid the crowds.

BRUSSELS, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.K. remained unchanged in June, after increasing 0.6 percent in May and increasing 0.3 percent in April. Three of the seven components made positive contributions to the index in June.

ST. CHARLES, Mo., Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to award-winning novelist and relative of Columbine shooting victim, Daniel Rohrbough, there is a direct link to school shootings and Al-Qaeda.

Jones to address importance of water safety in effort to reduce number of drownings, particularly among minority youth OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug.

PHOENIX, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. business journalists -- who keep their fingers on the economic pulse of their local communities -- said they expected business conditions in their areas to improve in the next six months, according to a new survey commissioned by the Donald W.

COLUMBIA, Md., Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arbitron Inc. (NYSE: ARB) announced today that Sean R. Creamer has been named to the newly created position of Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer. Most recently, Mr. Creamer served as Executive Vice President, U.S.

NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --Thanks to a fortuitous "goat rodeo," SONY MASTERWORKS is releasing The Goat Rodeo Sessions, a landmark album project by four of the great instrumentalists in music today, on October 18, 2011.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.