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2012-09-03 07:48:46

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One of illegal file-sharing website Pirate Bay´s cofounders has been detained in Cambodia, as local authorities consider a request from Sweden to have him extradited. Gottfrid Svartholm Warg was held in Phnom Penh after an international warrant was issued for his arrest in April for failing to show up for the start of his one-year prison sentence for copyright violations. Warg, 27, has been living in Cambodia for four years,...

2012-08-07 10:23:08

HOUSTON, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Gastar Exploration Ltd. (NYSE MKT: GST) ("Gastar") today reported financial and operating results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2012. Excluding non-cash impairment charges and unrealized hedging gains, adjusted net loss attributable to Gastar's common shareholders was $4.1 million, or $0.06 per diluted share for the second quarter of 2012. Including the effect of a non-cash impairment of natural gas and oil properties of $72.7 million and...

2012-03-07 15:33:00

DALLAS, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Matador Resources Company (NYSE: MTDR) ("Matador" or the "Company") today announced its capital budget and operating plans for 2012 as well as its initial guidance for selected 2012 operating metrics. 2012 Guidance Capital Spending and Operating Plans As set forth in its initial public offering prospectus dated February 1, 2012, Matador's 2012 capital budget is estimated to be approximately $313 million. The Company plans to direct approximately 94%...

2012-02-28 16:00:00

Recruiters posted more than 400 online job ads for Privacy Analysts and Specialists in the past 90 days, growing 56% year-over-year, according to WANTED Analytics. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 28, 2012 During the past 90 days, more than 400 job ads were posted online for Privacy Officers and Consultants, according to WANTED Analytics (http://www.wantedanalytics.com), the leading source of real-time business intelligence for the talent marketplace. With consumer privacy concerns growing,...

Climate Change Could Cause Mass Migrations In 2060
2011-10-20 12:27:00

According to a new report, climate and other environmental changes will cause "major challenges" for world leaders over the next 50 years. The researchers said the impact of climate change and degradation of land and oceans will play an increasingly important role in massive migrations in the future. Experts said governments must also be prepared for the millions who will be "trapped" in dangerous areas and for the vast numbers who will flock to vulnerable urban areas in search of work....

2011-10-07 17:10:00

The purpose of the conference is to encourage and activate development circles of urban regions in SEE, to present financial instruments in the framework of Danube strategy and to connect concrete investment projects in the region. The conference will be marked by the Cities of the future: European metropolitan growth area 2027. The purpose of the conference is to present, enable and encourage good development practices of urban regions in South East Europe. At the same time we would like to...

2011-09-27 10:34:00

WASHINGTON, Sept.. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Marking 18 years as the nation's pioneer and leading voice for substantive and structural educational improvement in the United States, the Center for Education Reform (CER) today unveiled a new, state-of-the-art, interactive website designed to perform as the central portal for the education reform movement. The site, which debuts today but will continue to be developed in the coming days, was re-engineered to address the increasing...

2011-09-16 09:33:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Furthering efforts to recognize and support socially-minded innovators in the Midwest and around the world, Chicago Ideas Week (CIW) and the Bluhm/Helfand Social Innovation Fellowship (BHSI) (http://www.chicagoideas.com/bhsi/) proudly announce the 2011 class of Fellows. These young entrepreneurs will participate in CIW, a seven-day platform for ideas, innovation and community, to be held October 10 - 16, 2011. "These Fellows represent a breed of...

2011-09-14 07:00:00

Announcing the London Launch of the 2011 State of the Future on September 19th. Global futurists will be on hand to discuss the strategies and insights from this 15th Anniversary Edition. To RSVP, click on the link and go to "Book Online." London, UK (PRWEB) September 14, 2011 The 2011 State of the Future is a comprehensive and informative overview of our global situation, problems, solutions, and prospects for the future, giving us the world's report card. According to the findings of The...

2011-01-16 00:23:25

EMA at Paradise Point Resort & Spa, San Diego, Will Also Feature One-on-One Business Building Sessions and a Line Up of Compelling Industry Speaker Santa Barbara, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) January 14, 2011 For the first time ever, a select group of Independent Meeting Planners will join corporate and association planners, at Elite Meetings International's (EMI) first Elite Meetings Alliance (EMA) for the Gold Collection. The Gold Collection represents upscale hotels to serve meeting...