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2012-07-31 14:21:20

NEW YORK, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Karen Hinton, the spokesperson for the Ecuadorian indigenous and farmer communities who won a historic environmental judgment against Chevron in 2011, released the following statement in response to Judge Lewis A. Kaplan's ruling today denying Chevron's summary judgment motion in the oil giant's RICO case: "Judge Kaplan's decision is yet another setback in a string of recent defeats for Chevron in its improper campaign to evade its legal...

2012-02-29 07:20:00

AVENTURA, Fla., Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- getAbstract, Inc., a global online media company in the area of compressed knowledge -- its world-record library offers more than 8,000 business book summaries -- today launches its next-generation website: http://www.getabstract.com. The redesigned website is part of a comprehensive branding initiative that embodies the company's forward-thinking vision and commitment to the growing needs of its clients, including 20% of the Fortune 500,...

2012-02-16 06:35:00

AVENTURA, Fla., Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- getAbstract AG, a leading online media company in the area of compressed knowledge - its world-record library offers more than 8,000 business book summaries - has appointed Michel Koopman as Chief Executive Officer of getAbstract, Inc., the firm's Americas arm. Mr. Koopman's nearly 20 years of business experience will be instrumental in gaining additional market share with the growing online e-book and audio book audience. According to the...

2012-02-02 08:44:00

AVENTURA, Fla., Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- getAbstract, the leading online compressed knowledge company, offering summaries of more than 8,000 business books and hundreds of articles, announced today that it has partnered with the Kairos Society to be the exclusive provider of business book summaries to its leadership development and entrepreneurship workshops at the upcoming Kairos Global Summit in New York City on February 3 - 4, 2012. The Kairos Global Summit, hosted in partnership...

2011-10-25 09:52:00

MIAMI, Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week, getAbstract, Inc. announced the release of its much awaited iPad(TM) application, which will enable users to access the world's largest library of business book summaries via an intuitive and easy-to-use interface. This app is the newest member of getAbstract's mobile app family, joining getAbstract's Blackberry(TM) and iPhone(TM) apps. getAbstract's iPad App gives users expert business knowledge on the go. Business books contain the...

2010-05-20 09:31:00

MIAMI, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's leading business book summary service now speaks three new languages. As of May 20, 2010, getAbstract's library - which already holds several thousand book summaries in English and German - will expand with new Web pages on its site dedicated to summaries written in Chinese, Russian and Spanish to serve its broad global clientele. As of the launch date, the Web site will offer 21 book summaries in Chinese, 115 in Russian and 268 in Spanish. By the...

2010-01-05 15:57:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ATA today filed its final response brief seeking summary judgment in certain aspects of its challenge to the Port of Los Angeles Concession Plan mechanism. Summary judgment is a procedural device that allows a court to decide some or all of the legal issues involved in a case prior to trial if there is no legitimate dispute as to the material facts surrounding those issues. Among other things, ATA is asking the U.S. District Court to find...

2009-05-26 11:26:00

Accessing hot business knowledge just got easier - and cooler MIAMI, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kindle is changing the way people read books, magazines and blogs. The lightweight, wireless, compact Kindle allows its users to read easily on the go. The sleek machine, with its portability, smart design and tremendous scope of reading material, fits the personality of today's business information consumer. Now, getAbstract is making everything people love about their Kindles even better with...

2009-03-04 08:00:00

Soundview's new iPhone Apps bring top business books directly to executives on their iPhone and iPod touch(R) devices CONCORDVILLE, Pa., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Soundview Executive Book Summaries, the global leader in business book summaries, announced the release of their Leadership iPhone Apps, a series of three apps, each including several top business book summaries on Leadership. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070205/PHM010LOGO ) The key benefit of the Soundview...

2008-09-11 09:00:48

TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- A new service launched by health authors Mike Adams and Kevin Gianni will utterly transform the way the average reader gets their health information. HealthBookSummaries.com delivers condensed summaries of books on health, nutrition and natural living... all for free. The website works with the industry's top authors and publishers to obtain the rights to publish summaries of the very best books on health, fitness, nutrition, green living, and much...