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2010-08-24 11:00:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- James Cameron, director of "Avatar," the most successful film ever released, is featured in a series of new NASA public service announcements that describe the many contributions of the agency's Earth science program to environmental awareness and exploration of our home planet. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) "When NASA ventures into space, it...

2010-08-19 07:55:00

LONDON, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its commitment to illustrating its cutting edge agenda, IBC is offering special screenings of two major movies in stereoscopic 3D. The viewings, which are open to all IBC visitors, demonstrate both the state of the art in digital movie creativity and the latest projection and sound reproduction capabilities. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/IBCLOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100629/IBCLOGO ) At the 2009...

2010-08-16 07:00:00

LAS VEGAS and COLOGNE, Germany, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Browser-based gaming innovator InstantAction®, an operating business of IAC (Nasdaq: IACI), today unveiled Instant Jam(TM), the world's first console-quality, online music-rhythm game that is free to play, embeddable anywhere online, and playable along with thousands of songs consumers own in their music libraries. Instant Jam is currently available in a Facebook Beta Program and is being shown this week at gamescom....

2010-08-09 03:45:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovative content sharing company Qlipso today announced that following the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of the Web's 10th largest video portal, Veoh.com in Spring 2010, it has successfully integrated its multiuser content-sharing platform into Veoh.com. Veoh continues to draw strong usage among core and new users, with more than 12 million unique monthly visitors in June 2010. User engagement on Veoh.com continues to surge. The...

2010-08-04 10:10:00

LONDON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- IBC announced today that Oscar®-nominated Avatar editor, Stephen Rivkin, will be the keynote speaker at the first-ever IBC Digital Media Training Workshops, held from Saturday 11 - Sunday 12 September. Rivkin's feature editing career began in 1979 with the low budget romantic comedy The Personals. Soon thereafter, he worked on a variety of TV movies and a mixture of comedy and action films, including Robin Hood: Men in Tights for director...

2010-07-26 14:35:00

Old or young, beautiful or sinister - the choices are endless when designing an avatar or a virtual alter ego. In the end, do people choose one that is really different from themselves? Usually not, according to new Concordia University research that shows in most cases, avatars reflect the personality of their creators. The study, published in next month's issue of Psychology and Marketing, has implications for real-life companies who would like to reach both the virtual and real-world...

2010-07-19 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- mig33, the world's largest mobile-first community, today announced that sales of virtual gifts among its 40 million registered users grew 400 percent in this year's second calendar quarter. Last month, nearly 4 million virtual gifts were purchased in mig33, representing significant growth from the prior one million in monthly sales during the first quarter, as reported earlier this year. Furthermore, average revenue per paying user (ARPPU) continues...

2010-07-14 11:00:00

NEW YORK, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Fighting fans and followers of Spike TV's multiplatform hit series, "Deadliest Warrior," now have a chance to control the fate of their favorite legendary warrior. Published by Spike Games and developed by Pipeworks Software (a part of Foundation 9 Entertainment), "Deadliest Warrior: The Game" is available for download starting today in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia* for Xbox LIVE Arcade and later this year for PlayStation Network for a...

2010-07-12 13:24:16

It is predicted that 80% of active Internet consumers and Fortune 500 companies will have an avatar or presence in a virtual community, including social networks, by the end of 2011. A new article in the journal Psychology & Marketing investigates the role avatars play in the virtual and consumer environment, how well avatars reflect the personality of their creators, the psychology behind self-representation, and how these virtually made identities are perceived by other members of the...

2010-07-06 14:10:20

As recession-weary consumers learn to make do with less in this, the real world, there is one area where they're still willing to spend freely: in online, "virtual" ones. A Florida State University researcher is studying the growing market for virtual products, particularly in Internet virtual worlds, and has identified several factors that appear to increase the likelihood that people will make these types of purchases. Rob Hooker completed his doctorate in business administration from...


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2013-08-10 07:13:01

The Xbox 360 is the second generation video game console produced by Microsoft. It was released on November 22, 2005 in the US and Canada, on December 2, 2005 in Europe, and December 10, 2005 in Japan. In the first year of the system’s release, it was sold in 36 countries; it has sold over 77 million units worldwide. Several versions of the Xbox 360 were released. The original Xbox 360 Premium 20 GB was released in November 2005 and discontinued July 13, 2008. The Xbox 360 Elite 120 GB...

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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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