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2014-10-22 12:26:22

"Scream Radio" channel is the ultimate Halloween soundtrack of creepy, frightful sounds for trick-or-treating and parties NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM announced today its exclusive Halloween-themed programming beginning Friday, October 24 at 6:00 pm ET. The extensive programming, which will include everything from scary stories for adults to party sounds for kids and families and more, will air across SiriusXM's multiple talk, music, and comedy...

2014-10-22 08:28:43

WEST CHESTER, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QVC, the global leader in video and ecommerce retail, today announced the promotion of Mary Campbell to the position of Executive Vice President, US Commerce Platforms. Campbell, who reports to Mike George, president and chief executive officer of QVC, Inc., is responsible for guiding the strategic direction of the company's TV, web, mobile, tablet and social while translating the QVC brand across all platforms to drive customer...

2014-10-22 08:25:12

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. energy industry boom has created the biggest engineering and construction need in a generation. Significant energy-delivery projects are being planned from coast to coast to support the nation's oil, gas and natural gas liquids. To assist industry professionals in making the most of these unprecedented opportunities, McGraw Hill Construction's ENR will host its second annual Energy Construction Summit on Tuesday, November 18, 2014...

2014-10-21 16:25:31

TOPICPULSE SOCIAL MEDIA MONITORING PROVIDES BROADCASTERS WITH RELIABLE REAL-TIME, RELEVANT ON-AIR PROGRAMMING CONTENT CLEVELAND, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LDR Interactive announced today that its TopicPulse (http://www.TopicPulse.com) Social Media Monitoring System has launched new partnerships with E.W. Scripps Television and Hubbard Broadcasting's WTOP-FM in Washington D.C. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141021/153457 TopicPulse is a real-time social media monitoring...

2014-10-21 12:29:45

PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Business intelligence leader ORC International and CNN, the most trusted name in news, announce the continuation of their partnership on the CNN|ORC International poll. The agreement extends the relationship through the end of 2016 and the next presidential election. For the last six years, ORC International has conducted national, state-level, post-debate and speech polls, as well as research to support CNN documentaries. The CNN|ORC...

2014-10-21 08:28:34

Offering unified multi-screen services along with pay TV is a competitive necessity for video encoder vendors, finds Frost & Sullivan MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The demand for pay TV video encoders is on the rise, with cable, Internet protocol TV (IPTV) and satellite companies requiring these products to get consumers the shows they want from content producers to their home set-top boxes. In fact, with the global expansion of pay TV subscribers and increasing number...

2014-10-21 08:28:22

Kartina TV recently opted to purchase additional licenses and will be further leveraging Friendly's solution to manage a wide range of IPTV services around the globe. RAMAT-GAN, Israel, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kartina TV, a supplier of interactive digital TV services available to Russian-speaking viewers around the world, has recently purchased additional licenses from Friendly Technologies. The company is currently expanding its use and integration of Friendly's...

2014-10-20 12:32:36

NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New construction starts in September advanced 10% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $604.1 billion, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial. The increase followed an up-and-down pattern during the previous two months, and brought activity to its highest level so far during 2014. Nonresidential building registered a sharp gain, helped by an elevated pace for several institutional categories plus another...

2014-10-20 08:28:26

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a far-reaching solution to allow free, high definition television viewing on all future mobile and portable devices (tablets, smart phones, and lap tops), ONE Media announced that it is set to unveil its next generation broadcast transmission platform in Austin, Texas next month. The "out of the lab into the field" testing using the transmission infrastructure of Sinclair Broadcast Group's television station, KEYE-TV, follows successful...

2014-10-20 08:26:28

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak (NASDAQ: RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced that it has been granted a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the method and system behind measuring the status of return path TVs (also known as set-top boxes). This is an important component of Rentrak's massive and passive ratings service, which will soon measure 60 million return path TVs for live and DVR viewing and more...


Latest Broadcasting Reference Libraries

Winter Weather Outlook
2012-09-17 15:55:32

November 2012: A mild month in store for the area as temps will average between 60-70F, while there is even the potential to see 8-10 days warmer than that, also a chance to see 2-4 days cooler. Precipitation is going to be light during the month with averages around 1-2in. Winter Weather that can be expected will be a high chance of frosty nights and a low chance to actually see a freeze. December 2012: Temps will be fairly nice with an average of 50-60F, while there will be about 10-12...

Weather Reference Library
2012-05-21 10:01:55

Can someone with arthritis forecast the weather? It is possible even though most people don’t think so. Anyone that has some form of arthritis can tell you when it’s about to get colder as there joints start to flare up and the pain starts to increase. This is because the temperature is getting colder and high pressure is moving into the area. When high pressure moves into an area it is made up of colder weather which is the cold air sinking from the upper levels of the atmosphere down...

Weather Reference Library
2012-05-07 08:14:45

Weather: The elements of the atmosphere such as clouds, precipitation, heat, cold, winds, and air pressure that impact us on a daily basis. Climate: Weather over a long period of time. 30yrs of data is recorded for a station to determine its climate. Climate is the temperature and moisture of an area. An example of the difference in climate can be seen in the desert southwest of the United States. It is classified as being dry and warm but on occasion can have thunderstorms and snow....

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Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.