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2011-06-21 00:00:27

Global WatchList® to include over 2,000 vessels compared to OFAC SDN's current 192 Skokie, IL (PRWEB) June 20, 2011 Accuity, the leading provider of payment routing data, anti-money laundering (AML) screening software and services, today announced the integration of maritime information from IHS Fairplay into its Global WatchList® data. This additional data will bolster Accuity's ability to provide the most up-to-date and comprehensive coverage available for vessels associated with...

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2011-03-23 09:55:00

Magistrate Judge Howard R. Lloyd of the U.S. district court for the Northern District of California in San Jose, in a Monday filing, ordered Steve Jobs to be deposed in the class action suit filed against Apple in 2005. Jobs is currently on medical leave to focus on his health. He is a survivor of a rare form of pancreatic cancer and has undergone a liver transplant. Lloyd ruled that Jobs has "unique, non-repetitive, first-hand knowledge about Apple's software updates in October 2004 that...

2011-03-11 01:00:00

--Stratos recognized for greatest contribution to FleetBroadband sales growth in 2010-- BETHESDA, MD, March 11 /PRNewswire/ - Stratos Global, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, today announced it is deploying the Inmarsat FleetBroadband satellite communications service on six deep-sea tugboats in Fairplay Towage's fleet. Deployment on four of the vessels already has been completed. Based in Hamburg, Fairplay Towage is...

2009-03-19 15:23:00

Box Office Favorites Including 'Quantum of Solace' & 'Twilight' Available in Stunning HD CUPERTINO, Calif., March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Apple(R) today announced that iTunes(R) customers can purchase and rent box office favorites including "Quantum of Solace" and "Twilight" in stunning HD on the iTunes Store (www.itunes.com). Starting today, movie fans can purchase box office blockbusters for download in HD for $19.99 from iTunes, and films will be available as iTunes Movie Rentals...

2009-01-06 12:36:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Apple(R) today announced several changes to the iTunes(R) Store (http://www.itunes.com). Beginning today, all four major music labels -- Universal Music Group, Sony BMG, Warner Music Group and EMI, along with thousands of independent labels, are now offering their music in iTunes Plus, Apple's DRM-free format with higher- quality 256 kbps AAC encoding for audio quality virtually indistinguishable from the original recordings. iTunes...

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2009-01-06 14:48:11

Apple Inc. announced in San Francisco Tuesday that four major music labels are now offering their music in iTunes Plus, Apple's DRM-free format. Universal Music Group, Sony BMG, Warner Music Group and EMI, along with thousands of independent labels, have made their music available through the format, which features audio quality virtually indistinguishable from the original recordings, Apple said in a release. iTunes customers can choose to download their favorite songs from the catalog...

2008-10-21 09:00:25

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Lala is unveiling the first and only free fully licensed service to instantly provide anywhere Web access to an existing music library such as iTunes. Replacing the outdated approach of uploading MP3 files from a PC, Lala introduces a licensed technology to instantly match songs from consumers' personal music libraries with the Web- based catalog on lala.com. Adding new music to a licensed collection is easier and less expensive than ever....

2008-09-11 09:00:06

By Brad Stone Saul Hansell contributed reporting from New York. * The iPhone may be Apple's most talked-about product, but Apple has focused attention on its most dominant franchise: the iPod and the iTunes music and video store. At an event here Tuesday called "Let's Rock," Steve Jobs, Apple's chief executive, announced an array of incremental changes to the iPod product line and iTunes, setting the company up for the Christmas holiday shopping season. Jobs presented new features...

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2008-02-20 00:00:00

A Norwegian hacker has released software capable of allowing music purchased from Apple's iTunes to be used on other devices. Until now, the only device that could play iTunes music was the iPod. Users were able to transfer songs by burning them onto data discs, but at the risk of losing sound quality.Jon Lech Johansen, known for cracking the encryption codes on DVDs, released the software through his San Francisco-based company, DoubleTwist.According to the company, by using the free...

2007-03-07 09:00:34

Control4, the leader in affordable IP-based home control and entertainment systems, today announced the 1.3.2 system software upgrade, which will be previewed at the Spring 2007 EHX at Booth #1200. The system software upgrade 1.3.2 enables a range of new features and functionality across the Control4 product line: Control of IP-based cameras for applications such as home monitoring and security. Screen saver functionality that turns any Control4 graphical interface into a digital...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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