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2014-07-25 12:27:47

CHICAGO, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John Galt Solutions announced today that Carlisle Brake & Friction, a leading provider of high-performance brake, clutch & transmission applications, has chosen the Atlas Planning Suite from John Galt to drive their demand planning process. Carlisle sought a tool that would enable a sophisticated demand forecasting process, rooted in powerful statistical techniques and with the power to grow beyond it. For Carlisle, Atlas Planning...

2014-06-02 08:25:53

Children can play entertaining, educational games right on their mobile devices SAN JOSE, Calif., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The creative team at Budge Studios announced that Chuggington Puzzle Stations, their learning activity application, is now compatible with Intel® Atom(TM )tablets for Windows* 8.1. Delighted kids and parents can now download this app onto their tablets. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140601/92996) All aboard the Chuggington Puzzle...

2014-04-28 16:34:33

CHICAGO, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John Galt Solutions released a case study today detailing the success achieved by Post Foods, LLC, a leading producer of breakfast cereal, using John Galt's Atlas Planning Suite. The case study shows that Post Foods was able to reduce finished goods inventory by 12% while retaining their high level of customer service. Post Foods needed to enhance their demand management processes in order to reduce finished goods inventory, improve procurement...

2011-04-21 10:59:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlas Productions, a motion picture studio, announced today that "Atlas Shrugged: Part I," the first ever big screen adaptation of Ayn Rand's epic novel, will be expanding from 300 to nearly 1,000 theaters nationwide. "We're extremely pleased with the groundswell of support the movie is receiving from the fans," said John Aglialoro, producer and a co-writer of the film. "The movie's opening weekend success has now given us the...

2011-04-01 10:35:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on the film's recent fan-based grassroots uprising, "The Strike" Productions today announced it will be expanding the initial release of the Atlas Shrugged movie from 11 markets to over 50. "AMC called directly to report their online contact system was being hit too hard. They requested we direct traffic to a specific address just to handle the volume," said producer Harmon Kaslow. "While it's unusual for showtimes to be listed...

2010-08-26 13:27:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Peep! Peep! Thomas the Tank Engine(TM) fans were treated to quite a sight this morning as Thomas arrived to Brooklyn Bridge Park not by rail, but by sea. To mark the DVD release of the Thomas & Friends Misty Island Rescue from HIT Entertainment and the introduction of the newest Thomas toys from Fisher-Price, Inc. (a subsidiary of Mattel, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAT)) the companies joined together for a very special sneak preview. To view the multimedia...

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2009-06-08 13:00:53

U.S. actor John Travolta, who has been mourning the death of his 16-year-old son since January, says he is proud of his latest film The Taking of Pelham 123. Travolta hasn't been attending press events to publicize his New York-set thriller, co-starring Denzel Washington, James Gandolfini, Luis Guzman and John Turturro. Directed by Tony Scott, the movie is set for release in U.S. theaters Friday. In lieu of giving interviews and making red-carpet appearances to promote Pelham, Travolta has...

2009-05-30 12:22:08

U.S. actor Denzel Washington says he offered support to fellow movie star John Travolta in the wake of the death of Travolta's son. Washington, who recently worked on the remake of The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 with Travolta, said at a news conference Friday he has spoken with Travolta since the actor's 16-year-old son Jett died in the Bahamas in January, People.com reported. Needless to say, he's struggling, Washington said of his Pelham co-star. So more than talking to him, I listened to him,...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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