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2010-12-22 09:05:00

MANCHESTER, England, December 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Could Rudolph be out of a job as Santa ditches his sleigh to climb aboard the 'CrossCountry Christmas Express' to deliver the 77 million presents expected to travel by train this year? Without his faithful red nosed friend, let's hope Santa is prepared for the 31 per cent of rail passengers who have been putting together their Christmas lists. It appears there's going to be some strange gifts in Santa's sack this year! In a...

2010-12-22 00:01:39

Edmonton technology company, Fission Media Group, created Santa App for iPhone and iPad helping children and parents join in holiday spirit Edmonton, Alberta (Vocus/PRWEB) December 22, 2010 For parents whose children are already asking when Santa Claus is going to arrive, well "” ho, ho, ho "” there's an app for that, one that was developed at a workshop at snowy Edmonton Research Park. Santa GPS is a free app developed at Edmonton Research Park by Fission Media Group Inc. Now...

2010-12-21 19:39:00

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Just as surely as Christmas arrives on December 25th, thousands of customers will be rushing to supermarkets on December 24th to complete their holiday preparations. So what items are most in demand by these last-minute shoppers? Store directors for Hy-Vee supermarkets throughout the Midwest say Christmas Eve purchases tend to fall into three distinct categories: Specialty items: Easily overlooked on a regular shopping trip, these are...

2010-12-21 00:01:47

New app puts iPhone users in charge of The Big Man. Users can tell Santa to do some Yoga, say something in French, or dance the Jitterbug... They simply type commands into their iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad, and Santa will obey. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 20, 2010 Santa Command is the only app where *users* can boss The Big Man. With Christmas less than 5 days away, Santa Command is seeking out users to boldly take on the all-important responsibility of telling "the big guy" what to do....

2010-12-20 13:49:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- tw telecom (Nasdaq: TWTC), a leading provider of managed voice, Internet and data networking solutions for businesses, today announced it is again partnering with the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) in Colorado Springs, Colo., to help track Santa Claus as he travels the globe delivering toys to boys and girls around the world this Christmas Eve. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080626/LATH527LOGO) "For more...

2010-12-20 11:22:00

HAMBURG, December 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- iRudolph is the hero of a new Christmas app for iPhone, iPad and iPod, that has already become a hot seller all over Europe as Christmas approaches. For $0.99, users can now join iRudolph, the 'green-nosed reindeer' and Santa Claus in picking up plenty of presents. Its design, a magical world of animated felt, provides a pleasant contrast to Apple's high-tech look. Players will find their quest for gifts in the Christmas winter wonderland...

2010-12-19 00:26:43

Local biomarker provider found that Santa would eat about 5.4 billion cookies or 473 million pounds of cookies on Christmas Eve, making him too heavy for even the space shuttle to lift him. He would consume 936 billion calories, far exceeding the 2,000 calorie a day diet, and likely have numerous diseases related to obesity. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) December 17, 2010 One of the perks of being Santa Claus is eating all the delicious holiday cookies left by children all around the world. Being a...

2010-12-17 09:46:00

DETROIT, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- On Christmas Eve, OnStar advisors will be prepared to give subscribers specific location-based updates on Santa Claus' journey around the world based on data received in partnership with the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). Beginning at 6 a.m. EST on Christmas Eve, OnStar subscribers can press the blue OnStar button in their vehicles to request a "Santa Update." OnStar advisors will share Santa's whereabouts through 5 a.m. EST...

2010-12-16 14:00:00

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- From Paris, France, to Paris, Texas, finding Santa Claus on Christmas Eve will be as easy as making a phone call. Verizon Business will team with the North American Aerospace Defense Command to provide and answer the NORAD Tracks Santa hotline so children of all ages can follow Santa Claus' trip around the globe. Starting Dec. 24 at 2 a.m. Mountain Time, to 3 a.m. on Dec. 25, children across the U.S. and Canada can call...

2010-12-16 06:05:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, boughs of holly and sleigh bells ringing: the holiday season is upon us and everyone has favorite aspects of the season they look forward to this time of year. Almost three in five Americans (58%) say the one thing they most look forward to with the holidays is spending time with family and friends. One in ten say it is holiday dinners and parties (9%) and fewer numbers say they most look forward to finding and...