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2010-08-24 05:00:00

DALLAS, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cobra Electronics Corporation (Nasdaq: COBR), today announced the debut of the 7750 Platinum, its new 7" navigation unit specifically designed for the professional driver. The new 7750 Platinum features enhanced graphics, Junction View with Lane Assist, State Mileage Log, and Hours-of-Service Log. In addition, the new 7750 Platinum features the industry's best last-mile routing, offering superior road coverage on secondary highways. The 7750...

2010-08-18 11:29:00

FAIRFIELD, N.J., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling it a "pile of racist nonsense" that perpetuates stereotypes of Italian Americans as violent, murderous mobsters, UNICO National's Andre' DiMino is demanding that Take Two Interactive halt the release of the "Mafia 2" videogame, planned to hit stores on August 24th. Mafia 2 portrays the life of a fictional Vito Scaletta, the son of Sicilian immigrants. As the game progresses, Vito joins a crime family and becomes a "made man." The game...

2010-07-20 05:00:00

CHICAGO, July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cobra Electronics Corporation (Nasdaq: COBR), the market leader in Citizens Band radios, today announced the launch of its 50th Anniversary Limited Edition CB Radio. The new 29 LX LE CB Radio will feature a revolutionary new design with a selectable four-color LCD display and ergonomic microphone, along with a new weather alert scan and the industry's first Radio Check Diagnostic. The 50th anniversary CB is being shown for the first time in the...

2010-06-24 07:15:00

FAIRFIELD, N.J., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- UNICO National President Andre' DiMino today reported he is "cautiously optimistic" about the potential lack of derogatory Italian American references and imagery in the upcoming second season of MTV's "Jersey Shore." However, DiMino warned that UNICO's Anti-Bias Committee would focus its efforts on several copycat "reality" TV shows which disparage Italian Americans. "While encouraged by recent discussions with MTV executives and after viewing the...

2010-03-30 21:00:00

HERTEN, Germany, March 31, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U.S. company Aqua Society Inc. ("Aqua Society") plans to acquire the German AQUA-SE GmbH, a company in the business of developing and selling filter technologies. Although formal agreements have not yet been signed, the transaction is expected to be completed by June 30, 2010. AQUA-SE GmbH is an independently operated company located in Herten, Germany, and owned by Hubert Hamm, the President, Chief Executive Officer and...

2010-02-18 07:35:00

POINT PLEASANT, N.J., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- UNICO National President Andre' DiMino thanked and congratulated Point Pleasant elected officials for "taking a stand" against MTV's ethnic-bashing series "Jersey Shore" by approving a resolution condemning Viacom and MTV for intentional misrepresentations of the Jersey Shore and Italian Americans. The resolution "urges these corporate citizens to cease and desist from utilizing ethnic stereotypes to achieve monetary gains." "On behalf of...

2009-07-16 07:00:00

TORONTO, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Uranium Star Corp. (OTCBB:URST) (FRANKFURT:YE5) ("Uranium Star" or "the Company") announces it has completed a total of 56 trenches on its Green Giant Vanadium Project in Madagascar. The Company has confirmed a 18-kilometre mineralized strike length of vanadium and identified further high-grade mineralization. Company Targets 200 Million Tonne Minimum Deposit The results of the 2008 drilling program indicated that vanadium values within the...

2009-06-24 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Aqua Media Direct, Inc., a premiere online display media company that specializes in connecting advertisers to their target audiences, introduced today a premium Green Channel of websites and online audiences for the company's transparent Aqua Premium product. Beginning in 2nd quarter, Aqua Media Direct signed National Sales Representation agreements with 22 "green" web sites including GreenWorld365.com, OrganicFoodee.com, EcoChildsPlay.com,...

2009-06-18 08:16:57

Girls are gathering online to remake male-oriented Japanese animation videos into romances -- and in the process are picking up skills in film editing, storytelling and feminist literary criticism."Boys are more into the fighting aspects of anime," says Elizabeth Birmingham, an associate professor of English at North Dakota State University. "Girls have created this subculture where they cut the animation videos up, mix them around, and create their own stories, often romances."Birmingham...

2009-06-17 02:00:00

AMSTERDAM, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- - MediaCatalyst Bring Japanese Manga to Mobiles With DOCOMO Netherlands Amsterdam-based interactive agency MediaCatalyst have used their mobile expertise to help DOCOMO Netherlands, crack the European market and bring Japanese Manga to mobiles. See: http://www.mediacatalyst.com DOCOMO NETHERLANDS, a European subsidiary of NTT DOCOMO, INC., launched the service in France last week via the French telecom operator Bouygues Telecom....


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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