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2014-01-06 08:24:39

Live Uncensored Stand-Up Comedy Series Begins Thursday, January 9 LOS ANGELES, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stand-up comedian and actor Jim Breuer has joined AXS TV's weekly uncensored comedy series GOTHAM COMEDY LIVE as the show's consulting producer. The former "Saturday Night Live" alum is joining the network as the series begins its third season on Jan. 9 after receiving a 24-episode order and he will host the season premiere. Breuer will work alongside the show's producers,...

2013-12-17 12:21:05

WILMINGTON, Del., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Acorn Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACFN), today announced the recent launch of its new website. The new site will offer timely and important updates that are relevant to the business growth and outlook of Acorn and all four of our portfolio companies. Acorn expects the new website to improve its communications with the investor community as well as individual shareholders. "In response to investor requests we will soon be posting a...

2013-12-05 08:26:31

ELKO, Nev., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This year marks 10 years since the death of comedian Buddy Hackett. His daughter, Lisa, marks the 10 years by creating a new cyberspace presence for her dad. www.BuddyHackett.tv offers digitally re-mastered, previously rare concerts and vintage TV. Buddy Hackett at his best, in Concert: Buddy Hackett Live and Uncensored 1 Recorded Live at Resorts International, Atlantic City, 1983 Buddy Hackett Live and Uncensored 2 Recorded Live at...

2013-11-25 23:03:41

eReflect has recently published its own analysis of recent changes to the English language. As the software developer points out, many symbols and punctuation marks have increasingly become spoken words. New York City, NY (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 In an Ultimate Vocabulary blog post, eReflect offered its own analysis of recent changes to the English language, along with a discussion of how the English language is continually evolving and adapting to changes in the world of English...

2013-11-19 08:34:12

ETS Publishes the First Piece in a Series of White Papers Discussing the Future of K-12 English Language Assessment Systems PRINCETON, N.J., Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Educational Testing Service (ETS) is releasing the first in a series of white papers presenting research-based ideas, principles and recommendations for those who will be designing, developing and implementing the next-generation of English language proficiency (ELP) assessment systems. (Logo:...

2013-11-16 23:00:42

eReflect offers a look at words used in the latest Scripps National Spelling Bee to its blog readers and encourages people of all ages to join in their local spelling bees. The list of words includes some that knocked out contestants in the Scripps competition. New York City, NY (PRWEB) November 17, 2013 The e-learning company eReflect, developer of Ultimate Spelling software, recently shared with its readers words used in the latest Scripps National Spelling Bee. The blog post, published...

2013-10-09 20:23:03

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The IELTS test partners announce that biometric systems to verify the identity of test takers have been implemented globally. Long recognized as a secure, high-stakes test, the IELTS security protocols now incorporate finger scans in jurisdictions where this is permitted, along with high resolution photography. The high resolution photograph captured for each test taker appears on their Test Report Form (TRF). Developed by the IELTS...

2013-10-07 23:23:41

New Partnership Will Allow Saybrook to Focus On Students Chicago and San Francisco (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 Chicago-based TCS Education System (TCS Ed), an entrepreneurial, nonprofit higher education system, and San Francisco-based Saybrook University are pleased to announce approval by their respective Board of Trustees to form a partnership. Driven by a social change mission that unifies its entities and distinguishes TCS Ed from any other educational system today, the addition of...

2013-10-02 23:02:43

In view of new words like selfie and phablet making it into prestigious dictionaries and fully regarded as part of the English language, eReflect decided to use its latest Ultimate Vocabulary™ blog post to take readers down memory lane, paying tribute to outstanding but forgotten words. New York City, NY (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 eReflect celebrates older words that are no longer in use in its latest blog post at the Ultimate Vocabulary™ website. English is one of the most variegated...

2013-10-02 08:25:31

PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Educational Testing Service (ETS), the world's largest nonprofit educational testing and assessment organization today announced its inclusion in this year's InformationWeek 500, a list of the top technology innovators in the United States. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120110/DC33419LOGO) InformationWeek identifies and honors the nation's most innovative users of information technology with its annual...