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Air Pollution Takes Two Million Lives Each Year
2013-07-12 12:35:01

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a study published in the journal Environmental Research Letters, over two million people die every year as a result of air pollution. Researchers have shown that around 2.1 million deaths are caused each year by a human-caused increase in fine particulate matter (PM2.5). These are tiny particles suspended in the air that can penetrate deep into the lungs, causing cancer and other respiratory diseases. The team also found...

2010-12-22 08:59:13

Call of Duty publishers Activision Blizzard Inc. filed documents in a California court Tuesday, seeking to have rival game publisher Electronic Arts (EA) added to a lawsuit related to the popular video game series and requesting a total of $400 million in damages. The complaint, filed in a Los Angeles County Superior Court, is the latest move in the legal battle between the Santa Monica, California-based company and former executives Jason West and Vincent Zampella. West and Zampella were key...

2010-04-13 06:50:00

On Monday, two studio executives that were fired by Activision and accused of inappropriately meeting with a rival company said that they would create games to be distributed exclusively by Electronic Arts Inc., according to the Associated Press (AP). Jason West and Vince Zampella have formed Respawn Entertainment, a development studio, and its games will be published and distributed by EA. West and Zampella will own the intellectual property they create.  The two sued Activision...

2010-04-09 19:37:00

In the news release, Statement by Robert Schwartz, Attorney for Jason West and Vince Zampella, issued 09-Apr-2010 by O'Melveny & Myers LLP over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the 2nd paragraph, last sentence, should read "The conversations with IW employees, talent agents, and others during these negotiations with Activision were conducted to see if Activision's proposal could work, and not in disrespect of their obligations to Activision." rather than " The conversations...

2010-04-09 17:21:00

LOS ANGELES, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- O'Melveny & Myers LLP partner Robert M. Schwartz, the attorney representing Jason West and Vince Zampella, provided the following statement in response to Activision's counterclaim in the West & Zampella v. Activision case: The allegations Activision made today are false and outrageous. Just one example is Activision's allegation that Jason and Vince conspired to spin off Infinity Ward. Activision itself proposed spinning off Infinity Ward...

2010-03-03 21:36:00

LOS ANGELES, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- O'Melveny & Myers LLP today filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court a lawsuit against Activision Publishing, Inc., on behalf of video game developers Jason West and Vince Zampella. West and Zampella developed two of the most successful videogames in history - Call of Duty and Modern Warfare - at the Infinity Ward studio, a company they co-founded in 2001. After its acquisition by Activision in November 2003, West and Zampella served as...

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