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2014-04-15 12:27:18

Three New Global Partnerships Bring Expanded Content Offerings to the Super-Powered Video Concierge App SAN FRANCISCO and NEW YORK, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 5by, one of the world's largest video discovery apps, announced its first-ever media partnerships with VICE Media, Tribeca Enterprises, and DEFY Media. In addition to finding and watching the best videos on the web based on mood and interest, 5by users can now navigate to partner channels to watch freshly curated video...

2014-04-15 12:27:10

New book released by an award winning CEO to help businesses in marketing. DALLAS, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hassan Bawab, CEO of Magic Logix, has 15 years of experience dealing with businesses all over the world in the web and digital marketing domain. Based on his experience with all types of customers, Hassan has spent the last 2 years writing the book that defines the best practices and strategies for businesses to choose a marketing agency. The book can be found in Amazon,...

2014-04-15 12:27:01

NEW YORK, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rare early-career photos of Muhammad Ali, curated from a collection of more than 3,000 historical images of Ali in training and spending time with his family, are being made available to consumers for the first time by USA TODAY Sports in conjunction with the launch of The USA TODAY Sports store (www.fanphotos.com/usatoday), a new e-commerce destination for digital reprints and images from the archives of USA TODAY Sports....

2014-04-15 12:26:46

LONDON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- THE VICTORIA'S SECRET FASHION SHOW crosses the Pond when it films in London for the first time, for broadcast this holiday season on the CBS Television Network. Announced today at the Victoria's Secret Bond Street store by Angels Adriana Lima and Candice Swanepoel, the show merges fashion, fantasy and entertainment into a runway spectacle. The show, seen in 192 countries, will include musical performances, pink carpet interviews, model profiles...

2014-04-15 12:26:34

The network premieres CACERIA HUMANA, a new production that is an extreme version of hide-and-go-seek MIAMI, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery en Espanol launches the series CACERIA HUMANA (Manhunt) during its programming block, "Jueves de Aventura," featuring Joel Lambert, a former US Navy SEAL who was active in missions in Kosovo and Afghanistan. In this action series, a true cat and mouse game, ensues as Joel tries to escape the highly-trained tactical units of some of the...

2014-04-15 12:26:30

Talk Show Diva Returns to Hometown for Spring Fashion Shoot ASBURY PARK, N.J., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wendy Williams rarely does anything half way. So it's no surprise that she has taken over the April "Personal Space" issue of EDGE Magazine. The syndicated talk show host took EDGE Fashion Director Nadine Raphael on a tour of Asbury Park for a Spring photo shoot. Williams posed for the magazine cover and six interior pages at classic shore venues--and also sat down...

2014-04-15 12:26:25

CHICAGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Offering important customers added "perks" is widely-thought to increase firm profitability. New research confirms anecdotal reports that doing so may have just the opposite effect. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111102/DC96044LOGO Customer prioritization programs (e.g., loyalty programs) are becoming ever prevalent. Such programs focus firms' resources on their most important customers and are expected to improve...

2014-04-15 12:26:24

Patent-pending ImageLock auto-leveling feature - dramatically reduces image variability and distortion ROUND ROCK, Texas, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuone, LLC, a leader in content capture technologies, offers the airScan((TM)) mobile smart phone app for document scanning, featuring ImageLock auto-leveling that scans a document at the optimal camera position relative to the document for best image quality. The app uses an onscreen alignment tool and the smart phone's internal...

2014-04-15 12:26:21

NEW YORK, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Happy Fuel LLC announced today that happyfuel.me has been honored for best social media mobile app in the 18th Annual Webby Awards. Hailed as the "Internet's highest honor" by The New York Times, The Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet. The IADAS, which nominates and selects The Webby Award winners, is comprised of web...

2014-04-15 12:25:46

Network Offers Fast, Secure Transmission of Large Files around the Globe FRANKFURT, Germany, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Engineers and scientists at high-tech company SCHOTT AG are using AT&T's* blazing fast network to work with customers and colleagues around the world. SCHOTT creates precision-designed glass components and appliances that improve how people live and work. The company has a global presence so it's vital for SCHOTT to stay connected around the world....


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Larry Page
2013-09-17 12:57:55

Lawrence "Larry" Page, born March 26, 1973 is an American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur who is the co-founder of Google, alongside Sergey Brin. As of 2013, Page's personal wealth is estimated to be $23 billion (US), ranking him #20 on the Forbes 400 list of the 400 richest Americans. Page is the inventor of PageRank, the foundation of Google's search ranking algorithm, and he and Brin own approximately 16 percent of Google's stock. Page was born in East Lansing, Michigan....

Bill Gates
2013-09-17 12:44:24

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2013-09-08 08:21:15

Steven Paul Jobs, better known as Steve Jobs, Born, February 24, 1955 and died October 5, 2011, was an American entrepreneur, marketer, and inventor, who was the co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Apple Inc. Through Apple, he was widely recognized as a charismatic pioneer of the personal computer revolution and for his influential career in the computer and consumer electronics fields, transforming "one industry after another, from computers and smartphones to music and movies." Jobs also...

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