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2011-03-14 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a new study on the growth and profitability of the media and entertainment industry released today by Ernst & Young, cable operators showed the highest profitability among all media and entertainment sectors, and interactive media was the fastest growing sector within the industry. The report also reveals that, despite current perceptions, the media and entertainment industry as a whole is yielding greater profitability and growth than...

2008-09-25 06:00:21

SHANGHAI, China, Sept. 25 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Shanghai Synergy Culture and Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of Shanghai Media & Entertainment Group, one of the largest media conglomerates in China, and a-Peer Holding Group, a US music and media technology company, announced today a new joint business venture, a-Peer Synergy Shanghai Culture and Technology Company. This new venture will create new market opportunities and revenue for international artists entering the China market...

2008-07-28 12:01:01

The summer's earnings season has had as many surprises and plot twists as a Hollywood blockbuster, and it's only halfway through. In the next few days, almost 25% of Standard & Poor's 500 companies are set to unveil their second-quarter results. On top of that, traders will closely watch crucial economic reports [BusinessWeek.com, 7/24/08] on employment, consumer confidence, and the gross domestic product. Most major financial companies have already posted results, which have been...

2007-10-30 12:00:31

ATLANTA, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Realm Communications announced today the completion of its rebranding initiative for Novelis Inc., newly acquired by Mumbai-based Hindalco Industries Limited, the flagship company of the multinational conglomerate Aditya Birla Group. The biggest Indian acquisition of a U.S.-based company, Hindalco, with Novelis, is now the world's largest aluminum rolled products company and recycler of aluminum cans, as well as one of the largest producers of primary...

Latest Conglomerate Reference Libraries

2005-05-26 11:13:08

In geology, a conglomerate is a rock consisting of other stones that have been cemented together. Conglomerates are sedimentary rocks consisting of subangular clasts and are thus differentiated from breccias, which consist of angular clasts. Both conglomerates and breccias are characterized by clasts larger than sand (>2 mm). There are two varieties of conglomerate, defined by texture: paraconglomerates and orthoconglomerates. Paraconglomerates are one of two varieties of conglomerate...

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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).