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2014-01-14 04:21:46

Technology-Driven Connectivity, Innovation Driving Growth Around the Globe LONDON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon, a leading global technology company, is partnering with Tesco, one of the world's leading retailers. Verizon is migrating Tesco to a single global network infrastructure, which will underpin Tesco's ongoing application and infrastructure centralization program. Verizon is providing secure connectivity to link Tesco's suppliers, partners, customers and colleagues...

2014-01-09 12:24:46

Smaller-team Games Including Papers, Please; The Stanley Parable and Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons Garner Multiple Nominations in Industry's Most Prestigious Peer-Based Awards SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Organizers have revealed the finalists for the 14th annual Game Developers Choice Awards, the leading peer-based video game event celebrating the industry's top games and developers. Winners in all categories will be honored at the Game Developers Choice Awards...

2014-01-08 04:21:46

January 8th 2014 Appy Brands Ltd, a worldwide leader in communication and media software, announced its entrance into the online property listings market LONDON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Appy Brands Ltd today launched its groundbreaking property portal, AppyMove.com - already listing over 320,000 properties and growing daily. Aimed at homebuyers, tenants, homeowners and landlords, the company plans to change the way the general public and estate agents list, search, sell and...

2013-12-20 12:23:09

NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Glenmorangie is proud to celebrate its second consecutive year being named a Hot Prospect Brand by Impact, the popular spirits, beer, and wine publication of M. Shanken Communications, Inc. This honor brings special significance since Glenmorangie is the only Single Malt Scotch Whisky to receive the title the past two years. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131220/NY37130) (Logo:...

2013-12-20 08:23:39

Beyoncé's new album hits the shelves of hmv Canada at a special price, as a thank-you to fans for their patience. TORONTO, Dec. 20, 2013 /CNW/ - With less than a week left for holiday shopping, hmv Canada, the country's premiere retail destination for music and entertainment, is pleased to have another blockbuster release and promotion to offer its customers for their gifting needs. Beyoncé's surprise release of her new self-titled album will be available physically in all hmv...

2013-12-18 04:20:11

HOUSTON, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Energy, a subsidiary of Centrica plc (LSE: CNA), has reached an agreement with Blackstone (NYSE: BX) to sell its three gas-fired power generation facilities in Texas for $685 million in cash. The facilities, located in Bastrop, Mission, and Paris, Texas, are part of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas' (ERCOT) North and South zones and total approximately 1,295 megawatts (MW) of capacity. (Logo:...

2013-12-11 08:23:07

Enhanced digital music download store and new smart phone app brings Canadians to the forefront of music discovery TORONTO, Dec. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - hmv Canada, the country's premiere retail destination for music and entertainment, unveiled today its enhanced online music store, hmvdigital.ca, and its new companion mobile app. The hmv digital Canada app will allow users to shop, look and listen by combining image and sound searches with mp3 downloads for the first time. Canadians...

2013-12-10 08:24:49

Global Diversity and Inclusion Report from BP and Rigzone also uncovers broad support of the steps being taken to ensure wider gender diversity HOUSTON, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Career prospects for women in the oil and gas industry have improved in recent years and an increasing number of women are taking advantage of those opportunities, according to the majority of energy professionals in the inaugural Global Diversity and Inclusion Report. (Logo:...

2013-12-09 00:20:58

BEIJING, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday December 2, 2013, UBM delivered an entire day of high level seminars on the topic of "Using databases, Internet and social media to improve visitor and attendee experience" to a group of selected attendees from local Chinese exhibition organizing companies. Co-organized with the Trade in Services Department of Ministry of Commerce, and supported by China Convention & Exhibition Society (CCES), the event was keynoted by speeches from...

2013-12-03 04:24:29

LONDON, December 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The UK's fastest growing electronic cigarette [http://www.gamucci.com ] brand, Gamucci, has today announced a deal with Tesco that will see Gamucci premium electronic cigarettes on sale in approximately 2,000 Tesco Express Stores and Tesco Filling Stations nationwide. This further strengthens Gamucci's retail footprint in the UK and follows similar tie-ups with Waitrose, WHSmith, and other leading retailers both within the UK and...