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2014-01-29 08:26:53

Surpasses +3MM Android and iOS Downloads with Major Product Updates SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scribd, a book subscription service featuring 100,000+ books including contemporary bestsellers and beloved classics, is celebrating three million mobile downloads with the launch of an app for Kindle Fire, based on its bestselling Android app. Demand for a Kindle Fire app has been resounding: more than 100,000 users have come to Scribd since October 1, 2013 seeking an app...

2014-01-27 08:32:26

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSTK) is scheduled to release full year and fourth quarter financial results for the period ending Dec. 31, 2013 on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 before the market opens. The company has scheduled a conference call and webcast for 11:30 a.m. ET that day to discuss these results. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120110/LA33954LOGO) Webcast information To access the live webcast and presentation slides,...

2014-01-23 16:22:19

BEIJING, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Drawing an expected 10,000 attendees from more than 30 countries, the sixth iteration of GMIC Beijing, Asia's largest mobile conference, will reconvene on May 5-6 at the China National Convention Center. The two-day meeting will gather mobile innovators, investors, entrepreneurs and developers for an opportunity to expand their international networks and celebrate cutting-edge innovations in technology. Headlining speakers include Pony Ma, CEO,...

2014-01-23 12:23:32

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edmunds.com, the premier destination for car shopping, today unveiled an easier way for car dealers to collect customer reviews and boost their online reputations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130612/MM31390LOGO) Edmunds.com's Review Accelerator is a new online tool that's strategically embedded on dealer websites to gather ratings and reviews from their customers. Those submitted reviews are then posted and...

2014-01-22 12:20:37

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Car dealers now have an easy and powerful new way to connect with the growing segment of shoppers looking to lease a new car, thanks to a convenient new feature from Edmunds.com, the premier destination for car shopping. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130612/MM31390LOGO) Starting today, dealers will make it easier for car shoppers to review the leasing terms of any new car or truck through Edmunds.com's Price...

2014-01-22 08:25:11

BEIJING, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VisionChina Media Inc. ("VisionChina Media" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: VISN), one of China's largest out-of-home digital television advertising networks on mass transportation systems, today announced that it has entered into an exclusive strategic cooperation agreement ("Agreement") with Baidu Games, the online game platform of Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU), to promote the Baidu Games brand and Baidu's gaming products across VisionChina Media's...

2014-01-22 08:20:11

Strategic Partnership Will Focus on Real-time Consumer Experience Optimization and In-market Advertising Value Attribution SEATTLE and SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan.22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cobalt, a business unit of ADP Dealer Services, Inc. (a division of ADP(®)) and the global leader in digital solutions for automotive manufacturers and their dealer networks, and Edmunds.com, the premier car shopping destination, today announced a strategic partnership to bring insights into...

2014-01-21 12:29:23

Deal Brings Total Screen Count for MovieTickets.com to Over 22,000 BOCA RATON, Fla., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MovieTickets.com, a leading destination for the purchase of advance movie tickets, has announced the addition of AMC Theatres, which operates 343 state-of-the-art theatres in the country's top markets. The addition of AMC Theatres' 4,950 screens nationwide brings MovieTickets.com to more than 22,000 screens. (Logo:...

2014-01-17 12:26:03

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSTK) announced that a district court in Salt Lake City, Utah ruled in Overstock.com's favor, denying breach of contract and other claims for damages of $1.7 million. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120110/LA33954LOGO) In Haddadin v. Overstock, two brothers asserted they were entitled to damages of $1.7 million, plus future royalties, when the company contracted with Ed and Ayman Haddadin for...

2014-01-16 23:22:02

18M Eligible Residents in Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania can Shop, Choose and Save on Energy San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Choose Energy announced today that nearly 18 million eligible residents can now compare and switch their natural gas suppliers online or on the phone as the result of Choose Energy’s expansion into six deregulated natural gas states including Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Choose Energy...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • 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.'
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