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2011-05-15 00:02:30

NOTE: SNL Kagan is reissuing this press release in an effort to provide further context about the parameters of this study coupled with the overall market. We call your attention to paragraph 3, which has been amended to specify in greater detail what is included and excluded in this analysis, as well as context for the video retail market as a whole -- in the video retail market as a whole, consumer spending only declined 10.8% to $11.86 billion in 2010. Monterey, CA (PRWEB) May 14, 2011...

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2010-11-29 09:13:28

New research has found that the struggling economy has affected US cable television companies negatively as subscribers drop services in record numbers and increasingly move to cheaper online options. The findings point to a growing number of potential customers for online services such as Hulu and Netflix, as well as the new Google TV and Apple TV, which offer lower prices and more flexibility, according to analysts. According to research group SNL Kagan, US cable companies lost more than...

2010-10-22 00:00:39

"ËœEconomics of Location-Based Services' provides an in-depth look at LBS, including user projections, business models, mobile advertising projections and company profiles. Monterey, Calif. (Vocus) October 21, 2010 Mobile phone location-based services (LBS) are beginning to gain traction, according to SNL Kagan's seminal study of the wireless industry, Economics of Location-Based Services. According to SNL Kagan, active users of LBS in the U.S., which includes registered users of...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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