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2009-07-30 09:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumer trends indicate a shift toward smaller vehicles. At the same time, automakers are attempting to differentiate their vehicles by enhancing the driving experience through integrating safety features, such as navigation and communication services, with comfort and convenience. The penetration rates of infotainment and telematics systems are set to increase in the years to come. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO)...

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2009-06-23 09:10:00

The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation has criticized Hollywood gossip blogger Perez Hilton for using anti-gay slurs in a recent online video. The openly gay Hilton called Black Eyes Peas singer will.i.am a faggot after the two reportedly were involved in a heated confrontation after a Toronto awards show this week that ended in the arrest of the Peas's manager for allegedly assaulting Hilton. Hilton and will.i.am then took to the Internet to accuse each other of lying about the...

2009-04-25 10:40:56

U.S. actor Jack Nicholson alleges in a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles County that a Hollywood producer owes him $1.2 million. The Departed actor said in a Los Angeles County Superior Court suit he allegedly purchased Mark Canton's $1.2 million bank debt after the former Hollywood studio executive defaulted on a loan, TMZ.com reported Friday. Specifics regarding the loan and lawsuit were not reported, but TMZ.com said Nicholson is also seeking interest from the loan in his lawsuit.

2009-03-24 05:00:00

SURPRISE PERFORMANCE BY KANYE WEST CLOSES SXSW INCREDIBLE PERFORMANCES FROM LITTLE BOOTS, LADYHAWKE, YELLE AND MORE AUSTIN, Texas, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Famed Blogger and music enthusiast Perez Hiltonpartnered with Dell to bring his signature "One Night In..." series to Austin for a second time during the 2009 SXSW festival on Saturday night. Hilton hosted the most anticipated party of this year's SXSW in a pink dazzling, "perez-licious" get-up and wrapped up the festival with a surprise...

2009-01-14 07:35:00

CANADA, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ - Watch out Perez Hilton, there's a new blogger on the scene just North of the border who's making quite a name for himself. Canadian-born, 21-year-old, Zack Taylor is the creative mastermind behind the very successful, Canadian celebrity gossip website, www.ZackTaylor.ca, which was launched in 2007 under the banner www.isthishappening.com. The former radio host, turned celebrity blogger has been dubbed by the media as, "the Canadian Perez Hilton" and, "the next...

2008-11-29 21:07:29

U.S. actress Winona Ryder is the apparent victim this time when some expensive jewelry disappeared while she was in Spain, TMZ.com reports. TMZ said the magazine Marie Claire had loaned Ryder a Bulgari Bracelet and a ring worth $125,000, along with an outfit, to wear to an event it had scheduled in Madrid last Sunday. The next morning, Ryder apparently left the jewelry and clothes behind in her room when she checked out to head to France, and that's when the bracelet and ring disappeared....

2008-09-28 13:00:00

By Tim Rutten Los Angeles Times If you practice journalism long enough, you begin to develop a mental list of characters you hope never again to type in a particular sequence. Take, for example, the letters that spell "O.J. Simpson." Like most sensible people, you probably have been doing something useful with your time recently -- figuring out, say, what "field dressing a moose" actually entails, watching your 401(k) implode or setting up a rescue program for rabid skunks. You haven't, in...

2008-09-22 21:00:22

A key witness in the Las Vegas kidnapping-armed robbery trial of O.J. Simpson testified Monday he was paid for media interviews about the incident. Thomas Riccio, the auctioneer who set up a meeting between Simpson and sports memorabilia dealers in a Las Vegas hotel room, said in court Friday he received at least $210,000 from several media organizations in exchange for interviews and audio of the incident in which Simpson allegedly robbed two memorabilia dealers at gunpoint. Riccio...

2008-09-18 21:00:19

Veteran celebrity reporter Pat O'Brien is leaving "The Insider," a representative for the U.S. entertainment news program said Thursday. The 60-year-old TV personality reportedly has demonstrated some erratic behavior and done two stints in rehab. People magazine said no reason was offered for his departure from the show, however. "Pat O'Brien is a talented broadcaster who has been a part of 'The Insider' family from the very beginning," a representative for the show said in a statement....

2008-09-02 09:00:22

Al Aan TV and Promo Media has signed a collaboration agreementPromo Media to be the sole sales representative of the channel in Lebanon, Syria and JordanAl Aan TV has announced the appointment of Promo Media as the channel's exclusive media sales representatives for Lebanon, Syria and Jordan.The leading Dubai- based TV channel pointed out that the current boom in the region and the unprecedented high level of interest in the television as an effective tool of advertising has urged Al Aan TV...