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2009-04-28 04:30:00

Owner of Top-5 Gamevance.com Further Expands into Exploding Vertical to Connect Millions of Casual Gamers with Thousands of Games from Industry's Top Publishers and Independent Developers IRVINE, Calif., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Future Ads, the owner and operator of Gamevance.com (the country's fastest-growing and top-5 casual gaming site, which attracts over 12 million unique visitors a month(1)) today announced the launch of PlaySushi.com (www.playsushi.com), a new casual games hub...

2009-04-02 10:00:00

Latest Installment in PopCap Games' Flagship Franchise Available Exclusively on Verizon Wireless Phones on April 8 LAS VEGAS, SEATTLE and BASKING RIDGE, N.J., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- From CTIA WIRELESS 2009(R), Verizon Wireless, the nation's leading wireless service provider, and PopCap Games, the leading developer and publisher of casual games, today announced the mobile version of PopCap's highly acclaimed "Bejeweled Twist(TM)" game will initially be available exclusively on Verizon...

2009-03-25 11:31:00

New Online Version Makes 'America's #1 Brand of Card Games' Even More Social SAN FRANCISCO, March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- From the Game Developers Conference(R) in San Francisco, GameHouse(R), the casual games development studio of RealNetworks(R), Inc. (Nasdaq: RNWK), and Mattel, Inc. today announced the availability of UNO(TM) BETA on Facebook. This social game adaptation of America's number one card game was developed as part of Real and Mattel's exclusive multi-year agreement,...

2009-02-26 07:25:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- iWin, Inc., a leading developer and publisher of online casual games, today announced the grand opening of the long-awaited Hotel iWin, the first virtual world based around downloadable casual games. Hotel iWin is a unique niche social network where players can craft personalized public profiles, express interests and hobbies, meet liked-minded people, expand their friend lists, and post on each other's message walls. At the heart of Hotel iWin,...

2009-02-26 05:00:00

PlayFirst Expands Management Team to Address Growing Consumer Entertainment Market; Recruits Senior Industry Veterans in CEO, CFO Positions SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- PlayFirst, Inc., the award-winning entertainment company, today announced that Mari Baker, a consumer software and internet industry veteran, has been named its Chief Executive Officer. The company also announced today that Jim Wandrey has joined as Chief Financial Officer. PlayFirst, one of the leaders in casual...

2009-02-19 09:07:00

St. Jude Children's Hospital and Salvation Army Receive Top Awards In January; Additional Cash Prizes Go to Support Best Friends Animal Society, the Fight Against Breast Cancer and Wounded Warriors WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans' renewed sense of hope and desire for change appear to have extended all the way to online solitaire. Thousands of casual gamers logged on to IWON.com last month to play games on behalf of their favorite charity or community organization. At...

2009-02-19 01:01:00

BARCELONA, Spain, February 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WHAT RealGames(TM), the casual games business unit for digital entertainment services company RealNetworks(R), Inc. (NASDAQ: RNWK), today announced that "Tropical Towers," also known as "Tiki Towers(TM)" in North America, has been named "Best Casual Game" at the 5th Annual International Mobile Gaming Awards (IMGA). Held during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, IMGA is an annual contest for the best mobile games in the...

2009-02-03 07:56:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- iWin, Inc., a leading developer and publisher of online casual games, today announced the launch of P.J. Pride Pet Detective, Destination: Europe(TM), a sequel to the original hidden object game hit, P.J. Pride Pet Detective. In P.J. Pride Pet Detective, Destination: Europe(TM), join P.J. and her beloved niece as they travel through some of Europe's most exciting cities such as Paris, Brussels, and Amsterdam. Upon landing on the continent, P.J. and...

2009-01-13 05:00:00

Federal Circuit Affirms District Court Ruling Invalidating Friskit Patents SEATTLE, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Digital entertainment services company RealNetworks(R), Inc. (Nasdaq: RNWK) announced today that it had defeated San Francisco-based Friskit, Inc.'s attempt to revive its patent infringement suit against RealNetworks. Friskit had sought damages of more than $70 million. The Federal Circuit in Washington D.C. upheld a 2007 ruling in which Judge William W. Schwarzer of the...

2009-01-09 07:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- iWin, Inc., a leading developer and publisher of online casual games, today announced the launch of Maddie's Daily Mysteries(TM), one of the most unique and exciting hidden object game offerings in the casual game space. Maddie's Daily Mysteries(TM) aims to please the casual game audience's apparently insatiable appetite for hidden object games. Historically, once a hidden object game launches, a player consumes the game within a matter of days and is...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.