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2014-09-09 20:23:21

"Loudon Wainwright III, is one of the only singer-songwriters from the '70s still turning out tunes that are consistently well-crafted, profound and funny." Village Voice SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Release week for Loudon Wainwright's 'Haven't Got The Blues (Yet) got off to a big start with a weekend takeover at NPR, interview segments that aired on Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me and Weekend Edition Sunday. Both dive into the new album, out today on 429 Records....

2014-05-07 04:21:38

New Platform Brings a More Interactive Way for TuneIn's 50 Million Monthly Users to Experience 100,000 Radio Stations and Four Million Podcasts Around the World PALO ALTO, Calif., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TuneIn, the world's leading service for listening to real radio, today released its redesigned platform and user interface, turning live radio on TuneIn into a real-time, relevant, and social experience. The new TuneIn features will enable its now 50 million monthly active users to...

2014-04-07 08:25:38

Russell Simmons and Rosario Dawson Lead Judges in Contest SAN FRANCISCO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Youth Speaks today announced a new youth hip hop and spoken word contest and radio special called "Raise Up." This nationwide contest is designed to use the power of spoken word and hip hop, as well as the reach of public media to foster a discussion among a diverse group of young people about their education and future aspirations. The contest will run from April 7...

2014-03-27 12:33:14

After leading newsrooms at NPR and USA Today, Lilleston steps in as head of Industry Dive's editorial department. WASHINGTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Industry Dive, a business-to-business mobile-first digital media company, has hired Randy Lilleston as editor-in-chief. He will be responsible for directing editorial strategy across Industry Dive's portfolio of business publications. Lilleston comes to the company from NPR, where he was a supervising editor of digital...

2013-08-09 23:19:51

MobileRecharge.com launches an ongoing promotion for international top ups to Ncell Nepal. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 MobileRecharge.com launched a great offer on all top ups to Ncell Nepal starting July 31st. Multiple bonuses apply to mobile recharges of minimum 500 Nepalese Rupees. Bonuses amount to 60 or 125 Nepalese Rupees according to the value recharged. This promotion is an opportunity to offer someone dear extra credit on an international recharge. It is mainly...

CBS Twitter Account Compromised By Syrian Hackers
2013-04-22 11:12:36

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Yet another company with a large public presence saw their Twitter accounts hacked last week. Whereas other hackers have used company Twitter accounts to post homophobic or racist statements, these hackers made comments about the US and their involvement with Al-Qaeda. The so-called Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) has claimed responsibility for these digital takeovers as the Twitter accounts for CBS´s “60...

Word of the Day
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.