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2011-06-30 09:00:00

Creators of leading free sports app, ScoreMobile, launch enhanced language support just in time for Copa America Tweet this release: http://bit.ly/k6tHXO TORONTO, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Score Media Inc. (TSX: SCR) today announces the launch of the Spanish edition of ScoreMobile® FC .  The makers of ScoreMobile, a top 5 free sports app worldwide on Android(TM), BlackBerry® and Windows® Phone, are proud to now offer...

2011-05-12 06:00:00

Strategic deal creates 3(rd )largest mobile sports app audience in the United States behind ESPN and Yahoo!® TORONTO, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Score Media Inc. (TSX: SCR), home of ScoreMobile® , one of the world's leading, comprehensive multi-sport apps, today announces that it has acquired rival offering, SportsTap.  The deal reinforces Score Media's position as a definitive market leader in smartphone sports apps. Launched in 2007,...

2011-03-29 08:00:00

NEW YORK, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- COMEDY CENTRAL has hired Walter Levitt as executive vice president, marketing, it was announced today by Michele Ganeless, president, COMEDY CENTRAL. He will be based in the network's New York City office and report directly to Ganeless. In this role Levitt will be a key member of the all-comedy network's senior leadership team, overseeing all facets of strategic and creative brand development, consumer marketing and cross-business initiatives....

2010-12-13 06:30:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BNY Mellon Corporate Trust has been appointed trustee, registrar, paying agent and collateral agent for Postmedia Network Inc.'s $275 million bond issue, the proceeds of which were used to help complete Postmedia's acquisition of publishing and associated digital and on-line assets of Canwest Publishing Inc. and Canwest Limited Partnership, both part of the Canwest Global Communications Corp. conglomerate (collectively "Canwest"). BNY...

2010-09-16 06:00:00

Partnership arms Score Media with enhanced technology development capabilities while giving NuLayer additional resources to create ground-breaking offerings TORONTO, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Score Media Inc. (TSX: SCR) today announces that it has acquired 20% of NuLayer Inc., one of Canada's most innovative software development firms. As part of the transaction, Score Media and NuLayer entered into a multi-year technology development agreement. The deal with NuLayer, creators of the...

2010-07-29 10:00:00

BALTIMORE, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Retirement Living TV (RLTV), the first cable network created for adults 55+, announced today that its programming next week will highlight the volunteer efforts of older Americans. RLTV will showcase the issue of volunteerism, and feature programming that demonstrates the commitment of adults 55+ to this important concept. According to the Corporation for National and Community Service, more than half of the 63.4 million Americans who volunteered last...

Word of the Day
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'