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2010-02-12 18:48:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Destiny Media Technologies is pleased to provide an update on the process to dismiss a patent litigation claim filed last May by Yangaroo Inc. (YOO-TSX, Pink Sheets: YOOIF). Destiny was successful in obtaining a court order on October 13, 2009, which permitted the company to pursue a fast track dismissal motion based on the fact Destiny operates its system out of Canada. This is the first of five defenses that Destiny can...

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2010-01-25 14:25:00

The scientists argue that flight originated above, in the trees; such animals would have been gliders A joint team from the University of Kansas and Northeastern University in China says that it has settled the long-standing question of how bird flight began. In the Jan. 25 issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the KU-China researchers push their research into the origins of bird flight and the early evolution of birds with decisive flight tests of a model of the...

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2010-01-17 13:55:00

Göttingen scientists develop an autonomous walking robot that flexibly switches between many different gaits by using "chaos control" Even simple insects can generate quite different movement patterns with their six legs. The animal uses various gaits depending on whether it crawls uphill or downhill, slowly or fast. Scientists from Göttingen have now developed a walking robot, which - depending on the situation - can flexibly and autonomously switch between different gaits. The...

2010-01-05 15:57:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ATA today filed its final response brief seeking summary judgment in certain aspects of its challenge to the Port of Los Angeles Concession Plan mechanism. Summary judgment is a procedural device that allows a court to decide some or all of the legal issues involved in a case prior to trial if there is no legitimate dispute as to the material facts surrounding those issues. Among other things, ATA is asking the U.S. District Court to find...

2009-12-22 09:42:00

PETERSBURG, Va., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Star Scientific, Inc. (Nasdaq: CIGX) was notified yesterday that rulings had been entered by the US District Court for Maryland relating to the company's patent infringement lawsuit against RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company (RJR). Star had filed a Motion for Judgment as a Matter of Law or, In the Alternative, A New Trial, following the June, 2009 jury verdict in favor of RJR. Last month RJR also filed a motion with the Court seeking attorneys'...

2009-12-08 07:35:00

IMMENDINGEN, Germany, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- proDAD GmbH, world-class developer of video effects products for professional and hobbyist video editors, today announced a holiday promotion - a free download of its renowned Heroglyph Rapid title, subtitle, and trailer animation effects plug-in from now until January 31, 2010. This promotion requires no purchase, and it is not a limited-use trial version. It's the company's full version of Heroglyph Rapid that sells for $99.00 retail at the...

2009-12-03 15:10:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Destiny Media Technologies (OTC Bulletin Board: DSNY) is pleased to provide an update on US patent litigation launched against Destiny last May by Yangaroo (YOO-TSX, Pink Sheets: YOOIF). Comments company CEO Steve Vestergaard, "We consider this case a nuisance suit and have responded with five strong defenses. We are taking advantage of the local court's 'fast track summary judgment' procedure with one of those defenses called...

2009-12-03 01:23:00

BUSAN, South Korea, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- -- Became the discussion forum of world renowned game, animation and movie CG specialists -- About 2,600 digital contents professionals and preliminary workers from 15 countries participated in the event The bureau of ICON2009 (Busan IT Industry Promotion Agency (BIPA), http://www.iconconf.or.kr , President: Gyucheol Kim) announced that it has successfully hosted ICON2009 (International Contents Creator's...

2009-12-01 16:31:00

LIVONIA, Mich., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Valassis (NYSE: VCI), one of the nation's leading media and marketing services companies, announced today that the Honorable Michael F. Sapala of Michigan's Wayne County Circuit Court has denied the post-trial motions made by News America (News), a division of News Corp., for a new trial and judgment notwithstanding the verdict with respect to the July 2009 trial. This ruling leaves intact the jury award of $300 million to Valassis for...

2009-11-18 07:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- New Momentum launched a new Company Risk Index (CRI) that helps global enterprises quickly identify violators and prioritize investigation and enforcement efforts. By automating the process of evaluating which suspects have the greatest impact on a company's revenue and brand, New Momentum made it easier--and much more cost-effective--to stop the violations. New Momentum's CEO, Stuart Clifton, commented, "Our customers have told us that our software...


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