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2014-06-04 08:21:52

WARREN, Mich., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Truckload Services, Inc. ("Universal") (NASDAQ: UACL) today announced that Chief Executive Officer Scott Wolfe notified Universal of his intention to retire upon expiration of his employment contract with Universal at the end of this year. Universal also announced that its Board of Directors has approved the hiring of Jeff Rogers, former President of YRC Freight, to the position of Executive Vice President until the end of 2014,...

2014-06-03 12:34:22

The Texas Association of Broadcasters Honors North Texas TV Executive DALLAS and FORT WORTH, Texas, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Texas Association of Broadcasters (TAB) has named NBC 5 / KXAS-TV president and general manager Tom Ehlmann as "Broadcaster of the Year." Ehlmann has been president and general manager of NBC 5 / KXAS-TV since 2008. The historic station is Texas' first, signing on in 1948, and in November 2013, after 65 years in its original facility moved 18 miles to...

2014-06-02 16:23:38

PARTNERS ANNOUNCE FILM SCHEDULE, INCLUDES THE KARATE KID and A SOLDIER'S STORY WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HBO and Comcast are proud to announce the return of a favorite Washington summertime tradition, Screen on the Green. Marking its 16(th) year, the festival will kick-off July 21st with the 1984 classic "THE KARATE KID." The free outdoor event will continue with screenings each Monday evening at sunset through August 11th. Each movie will be shown on a giant 20' by...

2014-06-02 08:26:58

NEW YORK, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinton Group, Inc. ("Clinton Group") announced today that it has sent a letter to shareholders of ValueVision Media, Inc. (Nasdaq: VVTV) asking shareholders to vote for the six independent professionals Clinton Group has nominated for the Board of Directors of ValueVision and responding to ValueVision's recent presentation to shareholders. ValueVision's annual meeting is scheduled for June 18, 2014. "ValueVision can be a great business, but we...

2014-05-22 23:04:19

AT&T DirecTV, Comcast Time Warner Cable, Sprint T-Mobile are signs the next merger wave is beginning, says Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The busiest merger season in a decade may be beginning once again for wireless, telecom, cable TV, satellite TV and Broadband is gearing up, says Money on CNN, May 14. Industry analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment. “I have been a Technology Industry Analyst for roughly 30 years, and I have seen several...

2014-05-21 16:26:20

Special Features Include Data From Rentrak, New Research From Viacom, Olympics Case Study, Branded Entertainment and New Multichannel Networks NEW YORK, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The role of content in a changing on demand business is the focus of the 6(th) annual On Demand Summit, to be presented tomorrow, May 22nd at Convene Conference Center located at 730 Third Avenue, 17(th) floor, at East 45(th) Street in New York City. Doors open at 8 a.m. The program begins at 9...

Time Warner, Comcast Top The Heap Of Most Hated US Companies
2014-05-20 13:10:24

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Some might say it is a match made in heaven. While the merger between the nation's number one and two cable companies is still far from a done deal, on Tuesday Comcast and Time Warner Cable were named the most hated companies in America. According to the American Customer Satisfaction Index, which is put out quarterly by the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business and is often considered the most comprehensive customer...

2014-05-20 12:39:40

Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program Recognizes Connecticut Students for their Academic Achievement and Community Service HARTFORD, Conn., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower and enrich lives, has awarded 44 Connecticut high school seniors scholarships through its annual Leaders and Achievers(®) Scholarship Program. The program, one of the Comcast Foundation's...

2014-05-19 12:25:36

New product enhancements, additional customer support and resources available to Jersey Shore towns PLEASANTVILLE, N.J., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast is welcoming New Jersey customers as they return for another summer "down the shore." In order to create the best customer experience, whether at home or on the sand, the company has upgraded its network serving Shore areas; added staff and extended hours at customer service centers; launched new television, Internet and home automation...

Merger Deal Worth $67B Confirmed By AT&T And DIRECTV
2014-05-19 07:26:58

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Nearly three weeks after reports first surfaced that telephony-giant AT&T was mulling over the idea of acquiring satellite television company DIRECTV, the two companies announced in a joint statement on Sunday that they have entered into a “definitive agreement.” Under the agreement, AT&T will acquire DIRECTV in a stock-and-cash transaction at $95 per share based on AT&T’s closing price Friday. The total...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.