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2014-09-11 06:37:55

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Kickstarter has become the go-to crowdfunding source for everything from startup businesses to college research projects. One of the newest projects, started by UC San Diego computer science students, is for a video game called CodeSpells. CodeSpells is a first-person player game designed to make coding fun and easy for kids to learn. The Kickstarter campaign is for the second round of the game developed by UC San Diego computer...

microsoft minecraft purchase
2014-09-11 06:18:40

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Microsoft is currently in talks to buy Mojang AB, the Swedish video game developer behind the popular “Minecraft” title, and a deal could be completed by the end of the week, the Wall Street Journal and other media outlets reported Tuesday. According to the Journal’s Evelyn M. Rusli, Shira Ovide, Sven Grundberg and Joann S. Lublin, unidentified sources with knowledge of the negotiations said the two companies were engaging in...

2014-09-10 23:13:07

Matt Swain, Director for InfoTrends’ Customer Communications and Document Outsourcing Services, will be moderating Xplor’s breakfast keynote session during GRAPH EXPO for the second consecutive year. Weymouth, MA (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Matt Swain, Director for InfoTrends’ Customer Communications and Document Outsourcing Services, will be moderating Xplor’s breakfast keynote session during GRAPH EXPO for the second consecutive year. The panel will take place September 30th from...

2014-09-10 23:12:24

StrandVision Digital Signage has created a new YouTube digital signage training video channel that is updated regularly to offer short, targeted information sessions and tutorials to help customers take advantage of the benefits that digital signage has to offer. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 StrandVision Digital Signage has added a YouTube Channel to offer short, targeted, information sessions and tutorials on StrandVision’s cloud-based service, specific electronic signage features and...

2014-09-10 23:10:47

Shane Michaels releases a review of Learn Photo Editing, the latest comprehensive collection of photo editing tutorials created by an expert graphic artist Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Learn Photo Editing, one of the latest editing software programs released by Patrick, an expert graphic artist, colorist, and photographer, that teaches students how to develop advanced and professional-looking photo editing and graphic design skills with simple step-by-step tutorials has caught...

2014-09-10 23:08:41

"Wings to 4K" project will bring live UltraHD broadcasts from Red Bull Media House to the IBCShow. Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 International Datacasting Corporation (TSX: IDC), a technology provider for the world’s premiere broadcasters, is pleased to announce the “Wings to 4K” initiative with Eutelsat, Red Bull Media House and ATEME to receive live events in UltraHD via satellite on the IDC (1.C29) and Eutelsat (1.D59) stands at the IBC2014 show. Spectacular...

2014-09-10 08:28:32

Concert to feature performances by JAY Z, No Doubt, Carrie Underwood, fun., The Roots, and Tiesto in Central Park on September 27 NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Global Citizen Festival announced the official 2014 host committee will be led by Hugh Jackman, and will also include Adrian Grenier, Alek Wek "H&M Conscious Foundation Ambassador," Allison Williams, Amani Toomer, Bonnie Wright, Bridget Moynahan, Connie Britton, Deborra-lee Furness, Dianna Agron,...

2014-09-10 08:28:23

Shelby Kennedy, ASCAP/BMI veteran and music publishing entrepreneur to helm new office as VP, Entertainment Relations NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading digital music distribution and music publishing administration company TuneCore announced today the launch of a Nashville office to be led by music industry veteran Shelby Kennedy. Kennedy joins TuneCore as Vice President, Entertainment Relations. In this role, he will work closely with musicians, songwriters and...

2014-09-10 08:28:13

Deezer Elite and Sonos Offer Audio Enthusiasts High Quality Audio Streaming Exclusively Available On Sonos and Through Home Integrators DENVER, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deezer, the premier digital streaming music service, and Sonos®, an innovator in wireless home audio products, today announced an exclusive partnership that will bring streaming High-Resolution Audio (HRA) to music lovers around the world. Deezer's product "Deezer Elite" is the first global HRA streaming service...

2014-09-10 08:26:54

Digital scheduling helps content programmers remove complexities from digital supply chain NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RSG Media announced today that one of the nation's largest broadcast programmers is now live with RightsLogic®, using it to manage its broadcast and digital supply chain for all its broadcast, cable, on demand, and digital networks. Faced with increasingly complex rights, restrictions, and obligations, the programmer is using RightsLogic to take full...


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Flatwoods monster
2013-08-26 08:20:20

The Flatwoods monster is claimed to be an unidentified species of either a terrestrial cryptid or an extraterrestrial being. It was reported being seen in the town of Flatwoods, West Virginia, on September 12, 1952 on some land owned by a local farmer, G. Bailey Fisher. The witnesses include two brothers, Edward and Fred May, their mother Kathleen, a friend of the boys, Tommy Hyer, along with Neil Nunley, Ronnie Shaver, and national guardsman Eugene Lemon. It was described as being ten...

TurboExpress
2013-08-10 07:24:17

The TurboExpress was a handheld video game console produced as a portable version of the TurboGrafx-16/PC. It was released in 1990 by NEC and known as PC Engine GT (Game Talk) in Japan. Considered to be the most advanced handheld upon release, it could play all of the TurboGrafx-16’s HuCard games. It only sold 1.5 million units and was plagued with problems. Frequent sound failure and screen pixel failure were mostly reported. Also, text was difficult to read and certain RPG games were...

Zeebo
2013-08-06 15:42:46

The Zeebo is a 3G enabled system for entertainment and educational use. It allows the user to play video games, connect to the Internet, and run educational programs. The unit was developed by Zeebo Inc. and announced in November 2008 in Brazil. It went on sale in limited supply on June 1, 2009. The original price was dropped twice by November 2009, and was distributed nationwide in December 2009. By August 2010 around 40 games were released and on September 1, 2010 Zeebo was going to add...

iQue Player
2013-08-05 13:29:37

The iQue Player was developed by Nintendo and manufactured by iQue as a video game console. The Chinese name for the iQue is Shen You Ji (Devine Gaming Machine). The console is in the shape of a controller that plugs directly into a television. An accessory is available for multiplayer use. It is sold exclusively in China and was released on November 17, 2003. The game cartridges contained a built in 64 MB flash card that plugged into the console / controller. Upon release of the unit,...

Alexis Ohanian
2013-08-04 07:45:49

Born on April 24, 1983, Alexis Ohanian is an American internet entrepreneur, activist and investor based in Brooklyn, New York. He is best known for co-founding the social news website Reddit, helping launch travel search website Hipmunk, and starting social enterprise Breadpig. Ohanian attended the University of Virginia in 2005 and went on to start Reddit.com with co-founder Steve Huffman. Reddit was later acquired by another company, but Ohanian, stays closely connected by being on its...

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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'