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2014-04-04 08:24:01

NEW YORK, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier this week, Penton's Nation's Restaurant News took home a FAME Award for the MenuMasters Awards Celebration in the Best Awards/Recognition Program (B2B) category. The 2014 Annual FOLIO: +min FAME Awards recognize the Best of the Best in Magazine Events. MenuMasters Awards honorees are selected by the Editorial Board of Nation's Restaurant News, with the nomination and selection process spearheaded by Senior Food Editor, Bret Thorn. The...

2013-04-29 12:25:22

President Nation Touts a Political World with Immersive Gameplay and Powerful Social Interactions FRESNO, Calif., April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Xtari Games LLC, a social game company, today announced the launch of President Nation, its first social game that delivers a brand new political experience through immersive gameplay, in-depth political strategies, and powerful social interactions. President Nation allows players to unleash their political ambitions by partnering with...

Robot Sets Guinness World Record With 9,000-Mile Swim
2012-12-05 13:28:08

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In another tale of robots being used to complete the work once performed by humans and animals, one autonomous bot has just set a Guinness world record after traveling 9,000 nautical miles across the wide open Pacific Ocean. While setting a world record is a fine achievement, the creators of this robot, a Silicon Valley startup called Liquid Robotics, have said their main goal was to collect huge amounts of data about the...

2012-11-05 16:25:06

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) released financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2012 today. "The company has continued to execute on plan delivering increased revenue, net income and free cash flow in the third quarter of 2012," stated Michael Rapino, President and Chief Executive Officer of Live Nation Entertainment. "For the quarter, global concert attendance is up 2 percent and ticket sales for Ticketmaster...

2012-08-07 10:24:49

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) released financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2012 today. "We are very pleased with the performance of the company in the second quarter, led by a robust concert season with a 6% increase in global concert attendance," stated Michael Rapino, President and Chief Executive Officer of Live Nation Entertainment. "Ticketmaster is showing similar strength, with the global ticketing...

2012-05-09 02:24:44

LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: LYV) today announced the acquisition of Cream Holdings Limited, a leader in electronic music entertainment and owner of the exclusive rights to the Creamfields Music Festivals. Since its launch in 1998, Cream has grown to organize sell-out artist tours, nine Creamfields Festivals and internationally renowned DJ club events. "We are committed to being a leader in electronic music and as one of the most...

2012-02-23 15:03:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) released financial results for the three months and year ended December 31, 2011 today. "In 2011 the company grew revenue and profitability across all business segments, achieving our financial objectives while investing in innovation and growth," said Michael Rapino, President and Chief Executive Officer of Live Nation Entertainment. "Our adjusted operating income growth of 21% was achieved through...

2011-12-12 11:18:47

Research shows that feeling good about your country also makes you feel good about your own life–and many people take that as good news. But Matthew Wright, a political scientist at American University, and Tim Reeskens, a sociologist from Catholic University in Belgium, suspected that the positive findings about nationalism weren´t telling the whole story. “It´s fine to say pride in your country makes you happy,” says Wright. “But what kind of pride are we...

2011-11-03 15:05:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) released financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2011 today. "I am delighted that we continue to deliver improved financial results and are well on track to drive strong growth in profitability for the year," said Michael Rapino, President and Chief Executive Officer of Live Nation Entertainment. "Across our portfolio this year, we have delivered growth while also improving...

2011-08-08 15:05:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) released financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2011 today. "2011 has shown solid performance for two quarters, with improved results across most of our key financial metrics, providing the basis for profit growth over the full year. The company is now delivering strong results, with growth driven through increased ticket sales, improved show profitability in Concerts and...