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2010-09-01 14:04:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer science fiction blockbuster "Inception" leads the way with nominations in 14 categories for Spike TV's fifth annual "SCREAM." Taping on Saturday, October 16 at The Greek Theater in Los Angeles, CA, "SCREAM" is the first and only global event of its kind to honor the luminaries in the sci-fi, fantasy, horror and comic book genres, and the actors, creators, icons and pioneers who have influenced and shaped the industry over the past year. (Logo:...

2010-08-27 15:34:00

"A Message From Pandora" Tells the Story of the Battle to Stop the Belo Monte Dam in the Amazon Watch a 3-min Trailer on Avatar's Movie website or on www.messagefrompandora.org LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Timed with the re-release of Avatar in theatres today, acclaimed director James Cameron has teamed up with Amazon Watch to produce a short feature "A Message from Pandora." The documentary spotlights the battle to stop the massive Belo Monte Dam Complex on the Xingu...

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2010-08-24 15:05:00

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. "When NASA ventures into space, it remembers to keep a steady eye on home," Cameron said. "Its fleet of Earth-orbiting satellites constantly reveals our whole planet: its remotest places, its mysteries and the...

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...


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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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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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