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2011-07-25 07:30:00

NEW YORK, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 151 Ventures, a leading consulting and advisory firm for mobile software and technology companies, announced today that it has joined forces with Wireless Rain, a wireless channel consulting firm and former national dealer for all major North American wireless carriers. Wireless Rain has worked with thousands of channel partners in the wireless, mobility & M2M industries. Steve Brumer, founder and CEO of Wireless Rain, will join the 151 Ventures...

2011-07-20 16:16:00

ATLANTA, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gray Television, Inc. (NYSE: GTN and GTN.A) today announced that it will release its earnings results for the quarter ending June 30, 2011 on Monday, August 8, 2011. Earnings Conference Call Information Gray Television, Inc. will host a conference call to discuss its operating results for the quarter ended June 30, 2011 on Monday, August 8, 2011. The call will begin at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The live dial-in number is 1-888-500-6973 and the...

2011-07-14 10:30:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Optiarc America today unveiled its first dual USB bus powered slim portable DVD/CD rewritable drive to complement notebooks, netbooks or desktop PCs. The new DRX-S90U drive boasts a sleek and ultra lightweight design and supports up to 8X DVD+R recording speeds, delivering a full 4.7 GB disc of video, data, music or images on standard 8X DVD+R media. Additionally, the drive can record on 8.5 GB DVD+R Double/Dual layer and 4.7 GB DVD-RW...

2011-06-17 10:03:00

NEW YORK, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- USA was the most watched network in basic cable prime for 2Q11 averaging 3 million total viewers This is USA's 20th consecutive quarter as most watched ad-supported entertainment cable network in primetime With 12 days left in the quarter, USA is currently ahead of the nearest competitor by +7% among total viewers WHITE COLLAR is cable's most watched scripted drama for 2011 to date in P18-49 (2.2 million) Characters Welcome. SOURCE USA Network

2011-06-06 14:00:00

HIROSHIMA, Japan, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mazda Motor Corporation has announced that the company will build its next midsize car (CD-car) for the North American market at its Hofu Plant in Yamaguchi prefecture, Japan, as part of ongoing efforts to increase global manufacturing efficiencies. "Currently, production of the Mazda6 (known as Atenza in Japan) exists in three locations: at our Hofu Plant in Japan, AutoAlliance International (AAI) in Michigan, USA, and at FAW Car Co., Ltd. in...

2011-05-24 00:00:29

Wirefly is now taking pre-orders for the World's first PlayStation certified smartphone; giving away a $25 Android Market Card with every purchase -- so the fun never ends! Reston, VA (PRWEB) May 23, 2011 Wirefly (http://www.wirefly.com), the Internet's leading authorized retailer of cell phones and cell phone plans, today announced that it is now taking pre-orders for the highly anticipated Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY for Verizon Wireless, the World's first PlayStation certified smartphone....

2011-05-23 11:05:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wonya Lucas has been named President and CEO of TV One, effective Monday, August 8. The cable industry programming veteran succeeds Johnathan Rodgers, who has announced his retirement as of July 31. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110523/PH07090 ) Most recently, Lucas was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Discovery Channel and Science Channel, where she was responsible for strategy and operations for...

2011-05-17 08:34:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Take conference calls, send emails and win football's biggest game, all on one device. The Sony Ericsson Xperia(TM) PLAY, for Verizon Wireless, redefines mobile gaming by combining all the features customers expect from a fully-featured smartphone with the ultimate gaming experience. Powered by Android(TM) 2.3, Gingerbread, the Sony Ericsson Xperia(TM) PLAY will come pre-loaded with seven game titles, including Madden NFL 11 (EA Sports),...

2011-05-17 07:13:00

MOSCOW, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BP and Alfa- Access- Renova ("AAR") announced today that they would intensify their efforts to ensure TNK-BP's continued success following the lapse of the BP-Rosneft share swap transaction (and the related Arctic exploration opportunity) originally announced on 14 January 2011. In recent months, BP has conducted detailed negotiations with AAR and Rosneft to seek a reasonable and businesslike solution that would allow the agreements to proceed to the...

2011-05-04 09:00:00

CALGARY, Alberta, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Shell today announced the successful start of production from its Scotford Upgrader Expansion project in Canada. The 100,000 barrels-per-day expansion takes upgrading capacity at Scotford to 255,000 barrels-per-day of heavy oil from the Athabasca oil sands. "This start-up is an important milestone for our heavy oil business," said Marvin Odum, Shell Upstream Americas Director. "And it adds new capacity from an important source of oil in a...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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