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2014-03-27 08:29:55

Russia notably absent from list of top 10 consumer markets NORTH QUINCY, Mass., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters CompuMark, a Thomson Reuters Intellectual Property & Science business and global leader in trademark searching and brand protection solutions, released its analysis of global trademark trends today in its third-annual State of Trademarks Report: Global Insights on Trademark Trends. The report tracks trademark activity across 186 countries, covering nearly...

Facebook To Get Deeper Into Gaming With Purchase Of Oculus
2014-03-26 12:09:04

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Tuesday Facebook “got real” when it announced that it had reached a definitive agreement to acquire Oculus VR. The social networking giant announced that it would pay approximately $2 billion, including $400 million in cash and 23.1 million shares of Facebook common stock -- valued at $1.6 billion, based on the average closing price of the stock over the past 20 trading days -- for the developer of virtual reality technology....

Apple iOS Users Continue To Wait For Microsoft Office Release
2014-03-17 15:22:49

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Apple iPad Air and iPhone 5S users have been waiting for the release of Microsoft Office for the iOS operating system. Will they find alternative services before Microsoft finally decides to release the software it has readied? The Redmond, Wash.-based software giant hasn't yet set a release date, though sources say the software is ready. Reuters calls holding the release of Microsoft Office a squandered opportunity. "Tired of...

Yahoo Logs Out Of Facebook, Google ID Sign-In
2014-03-05 13:01:42

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Yahoo is making a departure from the single ID login feature that lets users sign into its properties using Facebook or Google ID, Reuters reports. Users will now have to register and use their Yahoo ID to sign into Yahoo properties. Users will start to see this change gradually across Yahoo properties such as Fantasy Sports and photo-sharing site Flickr, and then other properties. “Yahoo is continually working on improving the...

2014-02-15 23:00:34

The Firm is evaluating Pradaxa lawsuits on behalf of individuals who suffered cerebral hemorrhage, gastrointestinal bleeding, and other serious bleeding events, allegedly due to Pradaxa. New York, New York (PRWEB) February 15, 2014 Boehringer Ingelheim has acknowledged being named a defendant in more than 2,000 Pradaxa lawsuits (http://www.pradaxalawsuithelp.com/) pending in U.S. courts that allege the company failed to warn patients about the potential for serious and uncontrollable...

Japanese Online Retailer Rakuten Acquires Viber Messaging Service
2014-02-14 13:50:06

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In an effort to expand its footprint to a worldwide customer base, Japanese online retailer Rakuten bought the online messaging service Viber for $900 million. Rakuten hopes to tap Viber's user base to sell goods and online services. Cyprus-based Viber is an online service provider that provides free VOIP calls, text and picture sharing with desktop computers including Windows 8, as well as mobile platforms such as iOS, Android, Windows...

2014-02-05 16:30:14

Exclusive Three-Year Agreement to Benefit Users of Design Gallery Solution in North America NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wilson Legal Solutions today announced a partnership agreement with Thomson Reuters Elite, a leading global provider of enterprise business management systems to professional services firms. The two companies have signed a three-year agreement naming Wilson Legal Solutions as Elite's exclusive services partner in North America for Design...

2014-02-04 04:22:03

New solution leverages linked data technologies to power the discovery of new scientific and strategic insights PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading provider of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced the launch of Cortellis((TM)) Data Fusion, an addition to the Thomson Reuters Cortellis suite, the industry's most comprehensive information solution for drug...

Following In Target's Footsteps, Neiman Marcus Reports Data Breach
2014-01-13 13:12:39

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While Target took all the heat this holiday season for experiencing a security breach affecting as many as 110 million customers, Neiman Marcus is now saying it experienced a similar attack. It has also been reported that other retailers were affected during this past holiday season but have yet to come forward. All eyes have been on the big red target, however the credit breaches experienced over the holidays are likely to have gone...

CES 2014: Intel Renames Security Brand To Wash Itself Of John McAfee
2014-01-08 06:07:46

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Intel is shedding the McAfee brand name of its security products in a bid to distance itself from John McAfee, the controversial founder of the anti-virus software firm. The chipmaker, which acquired McAfee in 2010 for $7.7 billion, announced the move late Monday during the International CES in Las Vegas, saying it will rebrand its McAfee subsidiary as Intel Security, but will retain the familiar red shield logo that customers...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'