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2014-03-19 23:30:39

Quasar Lite for Science™ elevates awareness and enthusiasm for science amongst elementary school children with a Quasar Lite® Sport Aircraft, a sixth-grade science syllabus, and a new series of adventure books for young readers. Richland Hills, TX (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 GeBe LLC announces plans to publish 'The Quasar Lite Adventures,' a fictional book series that includes science curriculum. Quasar Lite for Science was designed to engage students with a hands-on aircraft...

2012-08-02 06:22:23

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Automattic, the company behind the popular Web publishing platform WordPress.com, today announced the expansion of its VIP Featured Partner Program to include interactive agencies as well as new platform partners, such as Facebook and Flipboard. Participating agencies and technology partners will have the opportunity to promote their services and features to large-scale sites that are part of the WordPress.com VIP program, which include top media...

2012-04-25 06:26:56

SAN FRANCISCO, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Automattic, the company behind the popular Web publishing platform WordPress.com, today announced that Stuart West will serve as the company's first full-time Chief Financial Officer. In this newly created role, West will be responsible for leading Automattic's global financial strategy, and will provide operational and strategic leadership as Automattic continues to scale WordPress.com, expand product offerings and build the global community of...

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2011-06-29 12:45:00

Scientists said on Wednesday that they have discovered the most distant quasar to date, thriving at a time when the Universe was less than 800 million years old. The object is around 100 million years younger than the previously known most distant quasar.  Prior to its discovery, the most distant quasar was about 870 million years old.  The scientists said the newly discovered object was around when the Universe was about 770 million years old, which is only five percent of its...

2008-08-03 09:00:14

By BRUCE WEBER By Bruce Weber The New York Times NEW YORK Luther Davis, a playwright who won a Tony Award in 1954 for the book of the musical "Kismet" and a screenwriter whose films included "The Hucksters," with Clark Gable, and "Lady in a Cage" with Olivia de Havilland, died Tuesday in the Bronx. He was 91 and lived in Manhattan and West Palm Beach, Fla. His death was confirmed by his wife, Jennifer Bassey Davis. A busy author for the screen and the stage, Davis wrote 15 movies...