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2010-08-09 13:31:00

Is Internet Giant's Technology Being Used to Spy On Americans? WASHINGTON, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The FBI and DEA are now making extensive use of Google Earth, according to federal spending records. Consumer Watchdog is filing Freedom of Information Act requests with the agencies today to determine how the Internet giant's digital mapping technology is being used for domestic surveillance, including whether it is used for racial profiling or other abuses of civil liberties....

2010-08-05 10:33:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic Media, a division of Scholastic Inc., the global children's publishing, education and media company, today announced another new addition to its award-winning and best-selling I SPY (TM) interactive franchise with the release of I SPY Spooky Mansion for Nintendo's Wii(TM) console. I SPY Spooky Mansion - full of thrilling adventures hidden in a mysterious haunted house - will be available at retail stores in October for $29.99. "I SPY Spooky...

2010-05-25 17:23:00

DALLAS, May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Topping the BLOCKBUSTER® (NYSE: BBI, BBI.B) Hit List of "Top 10 Renting DVD Titles" for the week ending May 23, 2010 is "Valentine's Day." The romantic comedy follows an intertwined group of singles and couples in Los Angeles on the romantic holiday as they manage expectations, find new love, and for some, experience heartbreak. Directed by Garry Marshall, the "Valentine's Day"cast serves as a who's who of Hollywood with stars...

2010-03-11 07:00:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Spy Associates, the leading provider of surveillance technology, has officially released their newest product the Spy Matrix Pro Sweep Bug Detector. This GPS tracking and bug detection device is now available at the retail price of $495. "We had a vision to create a product that would give users complete control over their own privacy," said Jeffrey Jurist, Chief Executive Officer at Spy Associates. "After 10 years of providing security and...

2010-01-07 11:15:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- With the highly anticipated sequel to the 2008 "Iron Man" movie scheduled for release this year, Sakar International is gearing up for a complete line of branded "Iron Man 2" spy gear inspired by Robert Downey Jr.'s billionaire industrialist turned Super Hero. The products are being developed under a license agreement with Marvel Entertainment, following Sakar's earlier Marvel licenses for "Iron Man," "Hulk" and "The Amazing Spider Man." The line is...

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2009-11-29 08:08:09

Japan launched a next-generation spy satellite on Saturday as part of efforts to beef up its surveillance system against the threat of North Korea's missiles. An H-2A rocket carrying the nation's No. 3 Information Gathering Satellite was launched on Saturday morning from Tanegashima Space Centre on Tanegashima island, southwestern Japan, the officials said. Hisashi Michigami, an official at the Cabinet Office, says, "The satellite will gather intelligence for our defense and diplomatic...

2009-10-29 10:49:00

EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- This Fall, the "who dunnit" murder mystery game of CLUE has been re-imagined in the world of international espionage with CLUE: Secrets & Spies Edition, a new spy-themed edition of the classic game. For the first time in Hasbro game history, players receive secret clues through real-time text messages on their personal cell phones. Prepare for an entirely new board game experience with CLUE: Secrets & Spies Edition as it...

2009-09-10 10:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic Media, a division of Scholastic Inc., the global children's publishing, education and media company, today announced the introduction of its first series of iPhone(TM) and iPod touch(R) applications. The company will bring its penchant for developing quality entertainment for children and families to a new platform with the launch of six Scholastic-branded apps based on its hit children's properties Clifford the Big Red Dog(R), I SPY (TM),...

2009-06-11 09:35:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- In what is believed to be one of the most violent celebrity book interviews ever recorded, investigative reporter Lawrence Carpetburner (actor and comedian Jim Meskimen) comes face to fist with sailor Kurt Reid (actor Paul Ganus), an explosive character from author L. Ron Hubbard's murder mystery pulp "Spy Killer." What began as the latest hard-nosed, smoke-filled chapter in Carpetburner's "Elbows on the Table" interviews of fictional Hubbard...

2009-05-06 10:43:00

CHICAGO, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- "Options News," hosted by Carrie Long and www.ONN.tv Chief Investment Strategist Jud Pyle, reviews the latest developments in the options and stock markets. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090323/AQM046LOGO) Today's program reviews the findings of the ADP employment report, which was better than analysts were expecting, and looks ahead to the bank stress tests results due Friday as the Street scrutinizes Bank of America (BAC) and Citigroup (C)....


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  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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