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2010-10-26 12:15:00

Rumors surfacing about Apple buying out Sony Corp sent up Sony's shares up 3 percent at one point on Tuesday, until analysts dismissed the speculation. A report in Barron's, a stock investment magazine, said Apple could be contemplating a big acquisition, listing Adobe, Sony and Disney as potential targets. However, Eric Savitz, the author of the report, said on Tuesday that he wanted to clear up misconceptions about Apple potentially buying out Sony. He wrote in a blog post on Barron's...

2010-10-21 00:00:41

Billionaires and famous entrepreneurs praise Carmine Gallo's new book, The Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs: Insanely Different Principles for Breakthrough Success (McGraw-Hill, October 2010). Pleasanton, CA (PRWEB) October 20, 2010 "Apple changed the world with the Mac and hasn't stopped innovating since," says the billionaire founder of salesforce.com in his endorsement of Carmine Gallo's new book, The Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs. According to Benioff, "Gallo gives you the tools to...

2010-09-09 09:15:00

EVANSTON, Ill., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Industrial employment in Massachusetts fell 1.2% over the past twelve months according to the 2011 Massachusetts Manufacturers Register®, an industrial directory published annually by Manufacturers' News, Inc. (MNI) Evanston, IL. Manufacturers' News reports Massachusetts lost 4,717 industrial jobs over the past twelve months, a significantly smaller loss than the decrease of 11,950 reported by MNI for the 2008-2009 survey period....

2010-08-25 13:00:00

FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Gettysburg Passage, new action adventure fiction by John Callahan, is available from Amazon.com. Gettysburg Passage is believed to be in the very first wave of mainstream novels written and published targeting next generation e-reader capable devices, including Amazon Kindle, iPad, iPhone/iTouch, BlackBerry, Android, Mac and PC. "The new novel Gettysburg Passage exploits the information networking power of e-readers to deliver a richer reading,...

2010-08-23 11:00:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Franti today announced his partnership with Soles4Souls, the international shoe charity dedicated to providing free shoes to people in need around the world. In an effort to collect/sponsor 100,000 pairs of shoes, the campaign will serve to raise awareness of the need for footwear both nationally and internationally in order to enhance the lives of families worldwide through a cooperative effort to distribute critically needed footwear....

2010-07-28 06:40:00

ATLANTA, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- An Atlanta indie band has snagged a coveted spot to perform the opening set for Sarah McLachlan's Atlanta show at Chastain Park on August 5. The band, von Grey, includes 4 sisters between the ages of 10 and 15 who trained classically for several years and subsequently added guitars, banjos, mandolins and harmonized vocals to their already impressive musical arsenal. von Grey originally competed with hundreds of bands at OurStage.com for an opening slot on...

2010-06-09 09:15:00

EVANSTON, Ill., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Industrial employment in Georgia fell 4.2% over the past twelve months according to the 2011 Georgia Manufacturers Register®, an industrial directory published annually by Manufacturers' News, Inc. (MNI) Evanston, IL. MNI reports Georgia lost 21,757 industrial jobs between April 2009 and April 2010, roughly half the number of jobs MNI reported lost over the 2008-2009 survey period. MNI had recorded a loss of 48,904 industrial jobs or...

2010-06-01 08:14:00

COPENHAGEN, June 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Danish film director Carl Theodor Dreyer (1889-1968) is originator of "La Passion de Jeanne d'Arc", "The Word", "Gertrud" and other immortal classics. He has influenced Lars von Trier, and his films are continuously in demand around the world. In May the Danish Film Institute launched a new website on the Danish director, inviting audiences around the world to explore the full extent of Dreyer's ingenious art through a rich collection of original...

2010-05-24 09:15:00

EVANSTON, Ill., May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Industrial employment in Texas fell 2.8% over the past twelve months according to the 2010 Texas Manufacturers Register®, an industrial directory published annually by Manufacturers' News, Inc. (MNI) Evanston, IL. MNI reports Texas lost 34,115 industrial jobs between April 2009 and April 2010, a small loss compared to many states across the nation. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070213/MNILOGO) According to earlier...

2010-04-07 09:15:00

EVANSTON, Ill., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Industrial employment in Mississippi fell 5.1% over the past twelve months according to the 2010 Mississippi Manufacturers Register, an industrial directory published annually by Manufacturers' News, Inc. (MNI) Evanston, IL. MNI reports Mississippi lost 9,661 industrial jobs and 164 manufacturers between February 2009 and February 2010. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070213/MNILOGO) Manufacturers' News reports Mississippi is now home...


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