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Domain Registration Service In The Works By Search Giant Google
2014-06-24 09:56:16

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Google has not been a company to shy away from entering markets dominated by other firms. It may have gotten its start as a company built around search technology, and turned that into an online advertising empire, but over the years it has ventured into browsers, mobile and now could be making a move to domain registration. This week the search titan unveiled plans that it is working on its own domain name registration service, which...

2014-06-18 23:17:17

The defective medical device lawyers at Carey Danis & Lowe report that a Scottish advocacy group requested that the Scottish government conduct a safety review of transvaginal mesh products. St. Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The attorneys at the St. Louis law firm Carey Danis & Lowe report that a Scottish advocacy group called Scottish Mesh Survivors made a request in early June 2014 for a safety review of transvaginal mesh products before a hearing of the Scottish...

2014-06-03 23:09:31

Dare Bigger™ Launches with X Games Austin, Kevlar® Documentary Debuts on BBC Horizons Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 DuPont Protection Technologies today announced the new DuPont™ Kevlar® brand platform, Dare Bigger™, and a sponsorship of ESPN X Games through 2015. Kevlar®, an advanced material synonymous with strength, durability and performance in extreme conditions, is the perfect sponsor for the powerful global event platform where athletes break the...

2014-05-14 23:09:54

Benjamin Joffe-Walt, founder of Change.org’s award-winning communications team and former war reporter for the Economist, BBC, and Telegraph, steps into new chief of staff role at Change.org. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Change.org, the world’s largest social change platform, announced that Vice President of Communications Benjamin Joffe-Walt has been promoted to chief of staff of the 70 million-user company. The world’s largest petition platform, Change.org has staff in...

2014-04-24 04:22:07

Eliminating credit card, SIM card counterfeiting and fraud, with new self-authenticating microchips and cards ALEXANDRIA, Va. and GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DE SONNEVILLE INTERNATIONAL LTD. ("De Sonneville", or the "Company"), announced today it has filed two U.S patent applications that are the solution to end the systemic U.S. credit card fraud epidemic. According to Forbes and a 2009 Lexis Nexis study - The True Cost of Fraud, the United States...

2014-04-14 23:04:56

An industry leader in creating high quality art for our society’s homes, work and living spaces is giving a huge discount in an effort to help customers save on prints. Scarborough, North Yorkshire (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 There’s an old adage that says “nothing in life comes free”, but representatives with Wallcreate say the new 20 percent off promotion they’re offering is about as good as it gets. “Get up to 20 percent off Wallcreate canvas prints all year round,” said Mark...

The Child Who Inspired Sir Richard Branson's Dreams Of Space Travel Being Sought For VIP Treatment
2014-04-11 06:58:24

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Sir Richard Branson, the man behind the dream to bring citizens into space, has only one person to thank in realizing that dream. During a visit to the BBC TV children’s show Going Live! In 1988, Branson got to talk with one enthusiastic child about the possibilities of future space travel. As a child, Shihan Musafer placed a call to the Going Live! show and asked the question that would catapult Branson into the spotlight of...

Chilean M8.2 Earthquake May Be Forewarning Of A Larger Event
2014-04-02 07:51:51

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Chile is beginning to dig out from a massive 8.2 magnitude earthquake that struck the region at 8:46 p.m. local time Tuesday evening about 52 miles northwest of the mining town of Iquique, according to the USGS. At least five people are confirmed dead and tens of thousands have been evacuated from their homes. The earthquake touched off tsunami warnings and, according to the BBC, waves up to six feet battered the shoreline in some...

2014-03-08 23:03:12

BBC will deploy Pico Digital’s X-Digital radio platform and XDS-PRO receivers across its worldwide radio network San Diego, California (PRWEB) March 08, 2014 The BBC World Service, the world's largest international broadcaster, broadcasting news, speech and discussions in 28 languages to many parts of the world, today announced that it has selected the X-Digital radio platform from Pico Digital, Inc., for its next generation radio distribution network, including the XNMS network and...

2014-03-06 12:26:03

JAMES NESBITT, FRANCES O'CONNOR AND TCHEKY KARYO CAST IN LEAD ROLES BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STARZ, in partnership with the BBC, will produce and air the original limited drama series "The Missing." Filming has begun on the eight-episode run in Brussels, Belgium. Written by Harry and Jack Williams (Honest) and directed by Tom Shankland ("Ripper Street"), "The Missing" will be produced by New Pictures and Company Pictures in association with Two Brothers...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'