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2014-01-01 23:01:36

KOINs are Both Digital Cyber Data Havens and Physical Artistic, Functional Objects of Art That Can Be Worn, Shared and Traded New York, NY (PRWEB) January 01, 2014 EpiXat will release e-KOINs, a new form of both physical and digital currency, in early 2014. Set to go to ‘mint’ in Q1 2014, the new e-KOINs digital coins are both physical and ‘cyber’ or digital. Each KOIN is a digital treasure chest or vault for information and a beautiful, artistic, and functional object. The...

2010-11-08 06:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), the leader in multi-screen media measurement serving the advertising, television and entertainment industries, today announced a multi-year contract with station group, New Vision Television. Under the agreement, New Vision will gain access to Rentrak's StationView Essentials television database currency for CBS-affiliate, WIAT in Birmingham, Alabama; NBC-affiliate, KSNW in Wichita, Kansas; and CBS-affiliate,...

2009-07-13 20:30:00

LOS ANGELES, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- New Vision Television, which owns and operates 14 major network-affiliated television stations across the United States, announced agreement with its first and second lien debt holders on a comprehensive financial restructuring plan. The plan will eliminate all of New Vision's debt and guaranteed obligations of more than $400 million, provide New Vision with capital to ensure the Company's uninterrupted business operations, and begin a pre-arranged,...

2008-01-29 09:00:10

By Nathalie Weinstein A defunct movie theater in the lower level of the KOIN Center is set to become the new headquarters for a Portland-based women's active wear company. Real estate company Grubb & Ellis announced Monday that Lucy Activewear would move its Northwest Portland offices to a new 17,060- square-foot space at the KOIN Center, located at 222 S.W. Columbia St. in downtown Portland. The Zimmer Gunsul Frasca-designed tower was sold in July 2007 for $108 million to...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'