Latest Comet Group Stories

2014-06-24 23:15:08

The global leader in luxury pleasure products wins the coveted Best New Female Product Award from ETO for the KEY Comet II. Birmingham, UK (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 JOPEN, the global name in luxury pleasure products, brings home the prestigious ETO Award for Best New Female Product. The KEY Comet II by JOPEN won the honor at the ETO Awards held in conjunction with the ETO Show June 22nd and 23rd, 2014 at the NEC Pavilion, National Exhibition Centre. Susan Colvin, President and CEO of JOPEN,...

2013-04-15 23:02:31

The main source of online weather training for hundreds of thousands of forecasters, emergency managers, and others in the US and abroad is turning to donations to try to stay in service. COMET, managed by the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, faces a funding shortfall caused by government budget cuts. BOULDER (PRWEB) April 15, 2013 The main source of online weather training for hundreds of thousands of forecasters, emergency managers, and others in the United States and...

UK Retailer Comet Sued By Microsoft
2012-01-05 05:40:45

Software giant Microsoft is suing Britain´s second largest electronic retailer Comet for allegedly illegally copying recovery disks for the Windows XP and Windows Vista operating systems. Comet was selling the recovery disks to customers for $23.00. Prior to 2007, PC manufacturers included a separate disk with the recovery software, in case of a system crash due to an incompatible update or due to other system problems. The practice stopped in 2008 because manufacturers were...

2011-05-03 08:21:00

LONDON, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boots Treat Street has announced it has been short listed for the Retail Week Technology Awards Internet Technology of the Year award. Boots Treat Street is a relative newcomer to the industry, so this nomination is good recognition for it early on, especially within such a respected community. Winning the award could see Boots Treat Street gaining a lot of new interest, but just being nominated is still good recognition for the company. The Retail...

2010-10-05 03:46:00

LONDON, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Currys and PC World, the UK's leading electrical retailers, has opened the doors to a brand new joint Superstore in Macclesfield. The 2-in-1 store has created 10 new jobs in the local area and offers Macclesfield residents the biggest electrical shopping destination in the Macclesfield region. The 17,050 square foot new Superstore provides the best of both brands under one roof, making shopping for electricals a much simpler and more enjoyable experience...

Word of the Day
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).