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2014-07-16 12:32:06

LONDON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Effortless, on-time, market analytics and insights assist Phones 4u in carrying out its pricing strategy and capitalising on new revenue opportunities ForNova's Sparks market intelligence solution has been adopted by Phones 4u [http://www.phones4u.co.uk ], the UK's leading 4G retailer, with the aim of further strengthening its competitive advantage in the market. Sparks enhances competitiveness and saves costly...

2010-04-21 03:00:00

LONDON, April 21 /PRNewswire/ --According to a recent survey conducted by Phones 4u, men with iPhones are luckiest in love. The survey of 1500 women suggests that men who own the Apple iPhone handset are said to be more attractive than those who do not. Good news for those men out there who are fixated on the latest gadgets in lieu of a love life; 54% of women stated that they would be more likely to date a man if he owns an iPhone. One respondent suggested "if he has an iPhone then he's...

2009-11-09 08:27:00

LEEDS, England, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Phones 4u is exclusively offering the Nokia N97 Mini in White to customers from 6th November 2009. It is available free on a GDP35 a month contract on Orange or Vodafone, or free on a GDP25 a month contract if you trade in your existing N-Series handset. When the exclusive Nokia N97 White launched at Phones 4u back in June of this year, it was one of Phones 4u's most successful handset launches to date! Phones 4u is thrilled to be able to build on...

2009-10-13 05:45:00

STOKE, England, October 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Phones 4u is pleased to announce that it will be selling the Apple iPhone range with Orange and O2. Contracts will be available to Phones 4u customers in store and online at http://www.phones4u.co.uk Brendan Sweeney, Phones 4u Managing Director said: "We are very pleased to be partnering with both Orange and O2 to sell the iPhone. Recognised for our in depth understanding of the youth market and their needs, our knowledgeable and skilled...

2009-07-12 15:12:53

People in pain should try swearing, researchers at Britain's Keele University say. Keele University said in a release Sunday that school of psychology researchers Richard Stephens, John Atkins and Andrew Kingston had 64 undergraduate volunteers place their hands in ice water, once while swearing repeatedly and once while repeating a commonplace word. It taps into emotional brain centers and appears to arise in the right brain, whereas most language production occurs in the left cerebral...

2009-01-22 10:36:34

Keele University has developed a "virtual patient" to help train the pharmacists of the future. Students in the Staffordshire-based university's School of Pharmacy interact with the computer-generated characters to gain experience in effective communication and decision-making. Learners talk with the "patient" via voice recognition technology or by typing questions into a standard computer interface and the "patient" responds verbally or with a range of non-verbal gestures to indicate...

2008-10-12 00:00:30

Clean Up: With reference to the trial of dissident "not too posh to wash" nurse Gillian Harrison, suspended for 12 months . Remind you of something? Just who runs our health service? B MORGAN Kidsgrove (c) 2008 Sentinel, The (Stoke-on-Trent UK). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-10-12 00:00:13

Mental Health ACT: A networking and mental health awareness event was held for service users, commissioners and mental health service providers. Yesterday's Changes World Mental Health Day event called Getting In On The Act, at the New Vic Theatre in Basford, involved a series of workshops which allowed visitors to interact with writers and actors. In the afternoon the Etruria Cafe Theatre performed A Matter of Time - a prize-winning comedy by local playwright Dave Wheat, which tackles...

Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.