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2009-06-22 15:15:00

Shareholders to benefit from single consolidated pool of liquidity NEW YORK, June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Thomson Reuters (NYSE: TRI; TSX: TRI; LSE: TRIL; Nasdaq: TRIN), the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced a plan to unify its dual listed company (DLC) structure. The Thomson Reuters Board of Directors has unanimously determined that unifying the company's capital structure is in the best interests of all shareholders, as...

2009-05-07 08:00:00

Revenues up 3% before currency; Underlying operating profit up 2% NEW YORK, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Thomson Reuters (NYSE: TRI; TSX: TRI; LSE: TRIL; Nasdaq: TRIN), the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today reported results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009. Resilient revenue growth despite weak markets, close management of costs and out-performance on its integration program combined to deliver good results. (Logo:...

2008-07-01 09:00:14

Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq:JAVA) today announced new benchmark performance results for Thomson Reuters market data platform. The new benchmark demonstrates that running the platform, known as Reuters Market Data System 6.0.3 (RMDS), on Sun technology not only provides the best throughput performance to date by breaking the million-messages-per second barrier, but also the lowest available network latency on a 1Gb Ethernet. "Intel is focused on engineering architectures which fully...

2006-08-07 09:46:22

LONDON (Reuters) - Reuters withdrew all 920 photographs by a freelance Lebanese photographer from its database on Monday after an urgent review of his work showed he had altered two images from the conflict between Israel and the armed group Hizbollah. Global Picture Editor Tom Szlukovenyi called the measure precautionary but said the fact that two of the images by photographer Adnan Hajj had been manipulated undermined trust in his entire body of work. "There is no graver breach of...

2006-08-06 16:46:15

LONDON (Reuters) - Reuters, the global news and information agency, told a freelance Lebanese photographer on Sunday it would not use any more of his pictures after he doctored an image of the aftermath of an Israeli air strike on Beirut. The photograph by Adnan Hajj, which was published on news Web sites on Saturday, showed thick black smoke rising above buildings in the Lebanese capital after an Israeli air raid in the war with the Shi'ite Islamic group Hizbollah, now in its fourth...

2006-06-06 21:46:55

By Teruaki Ueno TOKYO (Reuters) - Chief Cabinet Secretary Shinzo Abe tops the list of politicians seen by retail investors as being best suited to become Japan's next prime minister, but veteran lawmaker Yasuo Fukuda -- an advocate of improved ties with China and South Korea -- is not far behind, a Reuters survey shows. Thirty-three percent of the 4,162 investors who responded to the poll conducted between May 20-31 said that Abe, a 51-year-old political blueblood, was their choice...

2006-05-02 21:06:10

By Jeffrey Goldfarb LONDON (Reuters) - One-quarter of consumers abandoned a news source over the past year because they lost trust in its reporting, according to a new survey that also found the BBC, Fox News and Al Jazeera the most trusted brands in their respective home regions. Results of a poll of more than 10,000 adults in 10 countries by the British Broadcasting Corporation, Reuters Group Plc and The Media Center were released on Wednesday, with an additional finding that...

2005-08-24 07:20:18

By Alastair Macdonald BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Reuters called on the U.S. military on Wednesday to explain the detention of an Iraqi journalist working for the agency, who has been held incommunicado for two weeks, or release him immediately. U.S. military spokesmen have refused to say why they are holding Ali Omar Abrahem al-Mashhadani, a 36-year-old freelance cameraman and photographer who has worked for the international news organization for a year in Ramadi, capital of Anbar...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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