Latest Roberts Stories

2011-05-23 00:00:27

"With the popularity of internet blogs, the internet has become the bastion of smear campaigns and slander. Individuals that post articles on the internet, like Mr. Roberts, must be held to account for the truth of their statements and the real harm that their false statements cause," says, Gregory B. Collins, from the law firm Kercsmar & Feltus, PLLC in Scottsdale, Arizona. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) May 23, 2011 ThermoLife International, Inc. and its President, Ron Kramer, have filed a...

2011-04-27 09:39:00

WELLESLEY, Mass., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Babson College will induct Ralph J. Roberts, Founder and Chairman Emeritus, Comcast Corporation, Brian L. Roberts, Chairman and CEO, Comcast Corporation, and Eileen Fisher, Clothing Designer and Entrepreneur, EILEEN FISHER Inc., into its Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs. The induction will take place at Babson's World Stage, the 32nd Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs celebration, Thursday, April 28, 2011, John F....

2011-04-25 14:04:00

KIMBERTON, Pa., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nutrition Management Services Company (the "Company") (Pink Sheets: NMSCA) today announced that it has disposed of the land and building it owned in Lower Providence Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. As a result of this transaction the Company no longer has any outstanding debt with Wilmington Trust Company and related affiliates. Commenting on this transaction, Joseph Roberts, Chief Executive Officer and Director said "we are...

2011-04-11 10:00:00

CLEVELAND, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sideways, Inc., which transforms books, magazines and other publications into immersive experiences on mobile devices, today released David Roberts' Egypt - as an enhanced eBook in the EPUB format. The Scottish artist David Roberts (1796-1864) is famous for his detailed lithographs produced from sketches made during his tours of the Egyptian region beginning in 1838. Sideways recreated Roberts' artwork and journal in a colorful, engaging,...

2011-04-07 09:00:00

SARASOTA, Fla., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Linda Roberts was puzzled when her favorite food, chocolate ice cream, suddenly did not taste good, and her prized orchids didn't smell nice either. When she began having sudden, severe headaches, she mentioned the changes in taste and smell to her doctor. After several tests, Roberts was diagnosed with a glioblastoma multiforme, the most aggressive form of brain tumor. As frightening as the diagnosis was, Roberts took the time to research...

2011-04-04 06:00:00

Comcast CEO Brian Roberts received a compensation package worth $31.1 million in 2010, which is up 14 percent from a year before as the company worked to complete a deal to become the majority owner of NBC Universal. The majority of the increase formed from a performance-based cash bonus of $10.9 million, which is up from $8.2 million a year earlier. Comcast's board used a formula based on the company's cash flow and revenue and a subjective factor to determine Roberts' bonus should have...

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