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2014-08-13 12:32:28

The Online Retailer Remembers When Dial-Up was Still a Thing FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Like all great things, ThinkGeek was launched on Friday the 13(th). Since that fateful day in 1999, the company has gone on to become the world's premier retailer for people who want to express their geeky passions in unique ways. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140812/135609 What started as a site with custom t-shirts and mugs has grown to become a company that creates...

2014-08-01 08:28:55

Revenue increases 6% in the second quarter to $23.4 million FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Geeknet, Inc. (Nasdaq: GKNT), the parent company of online retailer ThinkGeek.com, today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. The company also announced the acquisition of substantially all of the assets and certain of the liabilities of Treehouse Brand Stores, LLC effective today for $1.5 million of initial cash consideration and total cash consideration...

2014-07-15 12:26:03

Scotty in engineering is still working out how it was done. FAIRFAX, Va., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ThinkGeek is proud to announce the reveal of The Wand Company's latest Universal Remote Control - a Star Trek: The Original Series Phaser Universal Remote Control. This exceptionally accurate and highly detailed working replica will be revealed at San Diego Comic Con on July 23 and can be experienced first-hand at ThinkGeek's booth (#3849)....

2014-05-19 12:26:43

Nationwide quest saw entries from over 250 schools FAIRFAX, Va., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time ever, ThinkGeek.com set out on a Quest for the Geekiest Campus in the country. The national search yielded entries from over 250 schools, but one school prevailed over all others to be named the victor. ThinkGeek is proud to announce that the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) is the company's first Geekiest Campus. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140516/88531...

2014-05-08 08:39:38

Revenue increases 16% in the first quarter to $22.7 million FAIRFAX, Va., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geeknet, Inc. (Nasdaq: GKNT), the parent company of online retailer ThinkGeek.com, today announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120510/MM05555LOGO Total revenue for the first quarter of 2014 was $22.7 million, an increase of 16% from $19.6 million in the first quarter of 2013. Net loss for the first quarter of 2014 was $2.2...

2014-04-28 16:35:23

FAIRFAX, Va., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geeknet, Inc. (NASDAQ: GKNT), parent company of online retailer ThinkGeek.com today announced that it will report its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31(st), 2014 on Thursday, May 8, 2014. A conference call will be held that day at 11:00 a.m. ET/8:00 a.m. PT. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120510/MM05555LOGO Live Dial in Information Live Toll-Free Dial In Number (877) 348-9353 Live International Dial In Number...

2014-04-16 08:40:09

Liband's 20 years of industry experience will help CollabNet leverage its added resources to address growing market opportunity for enabling enterprises to become more agile at scale SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CollabNet(®) (www.collab.net), a leader in cloud-based Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) solutions for agile software delivery at scale, today announced Jan Liband as its new vice president of marketing. He brings more than 20 years of...

2014-04-01 08:33:56

Heralded as massive leap forward in facial hair technology FAIRFAX, Va., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ThinkGeek's internal R&D Department, GeekLabs, is proud to announce the launch of the Mr. Beard - Beard Machine. The Mr. Beard is designed to help the facial-follicle-impaired capture the returning trend of styled beards and mustaches. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140401/SF94622 The patent-pending process allows users to select from one of over 200 styles, each...

2014-02-21 08:27:42

Revenue increases 12% in the 4th quarter to $74 million, and 16% for the year to $138 million FAIRFAX, Va., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geeknet, Inc. (Nasdaq: GKNT), the parent company of online retailer ThinkGeek.com, today announced financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120510/MM05555LOGO Total revenue for the fourth quarter of 2013 was $74.3 million, an increase of 12% from $66.3 million in the fourth quarter of 2012....

2014-02-06 16:32:32

FAIRFAX, Va., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geeknet, Inc. (Nasdaq: GKNT), parent company of online retailer ThinkGeek.com, announced today that it will report its fourth quarter and annual financial results - ended December 31, 2013 - on Friday, February 21, 2014. A conference call will be held that day at 11:00 a.m. ET/8:00 a.m. PT. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120510/MM05555LOGO) Live Dial in Information: Live Toll-Free Dial In Number (877) 348-9353 Live...


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  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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