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2011-02-02 07:27:00

LONDON, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sky has announced that 70,000 customers have signed up for the pioneering 3D TV channel Sky 3D since it was launched last October, indicating the channel's early success and the level of enthusiasm for 3D television. As Europe's first 3D channel Sky 3D is leading the way in bringing cutting edge 3D entertainment into the nation's homes. Sky's Chief executive, Jeremy Darroch, said: "3D has got off to a great start with around 70,000 customers having...

2011-01-31 23:01:00

SEATTLE and AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- thePlatform, the leading white-label video publishing company, today announced that it was selected by SKY Television, the largest pay television broadcasting service in New Zealand, to provide the back-end video management for the iSKY online TV service. The new iSKY service is currently available to SKY subscribers and provides the opportunity to view their favorite programs and movies on their computers. iSKY content is...

2011-01-05 12:00:00

CHICAGO and AMSTERDAM, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Media Services (TMS) announced today that TMS entertainment metadata will help power the next-generation entertainment platform from Virgin Media, the United Kingdom's leading entertainment and communications company. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100422/CG91557LOGO) Virgin Media selected TMS as it launches Virgin Media TV to customers across the U.K. Virgin Media TV powered by TiVo features an advanced user...

2010-12-17 00:00:46

Notwithstanding a solid third financial quarter performance, Independent Television (ITV) has slipped on the share market to be down overnight 3.8 percent. (PRWeb UK) December 16, 2010 Notwithstanding a solid third financial quarter performance, Independent Television (ITV) has slipped on the share market to be down overnight 3.8 percent. The situation has prompted stock-brokering and advisory house KBC Peel Hunt to downgrade its rating of the British broadcaster. ITV had done well from...

2010-11-26 08:00:00

LONDON, Nov. 26, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Sky has appointed leading, award winning search marketing and technology firm, Greenlight, to work on search engine optimisation (SEO) campaigns across its diverse range of products and services, in order to deliver high quality traffic to Sky's online properties. Greenlight's appointment follows Sky's digital review in which Sky set out to work with the best agency partners in the UK to ensure it continues its leadership in all aspects of digital...

2010-10-30 00:00:40

United Kingdom's largest broadcaster expands the size of its Actus installation; distributed Actus architecture provides scalability for fast and simple expansion Tel Aviv (Vocus) October 29, 2010 Actus Digital, a provider of web-based media monitoring and management solutions for broadcasters, government agencies and content producers, today announced that British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB) has expanded its existing Actus View installation. Powered by the enterprise Actus 4 platform, Actus...

2010-10-29 12:55:00

ISLEWORTH, England, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Sky is giving customers the chance to share the ultimate TV experience with their friends by hosting their very own Sky+HD Party. Each host will be given one complimentary film to watch in stunning high definition from a choice of three new movie releases from Sky Box Office HD worth 3.91 pounds, plus a 10 pounds M&S voucher to kick off the party in style. Sky+HD customers have a choice of three films to choose from - Inception, Sex and the...

2010-08-19 12:10:00

ISLEWORTH, England, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Sky has created a new comparison table for its sports packages, putting the price and package deals of Sky and its main competitors side by side. The comparison tables allow consumers to check prices and features between Sky and competitors, meaning customers can now compare Sky and BT prices as well as compare Sky and Virgin Media. Features compared include which Sky Sports channels are available, the availability of interactive coverage, high...

2010-08-06 08:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The world broadcast and digital terrestrial television (DTT) video encoders market is poised for moderate growth now that the recession has slowed. Broadcasters are reassessing their capital expenditure (CAPEX) pipeline for digitization, high definition (HD), and, most recently, 3D equipment and workflows. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) New analysis from...

2010-08-03 11:02:00

LONDON, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Sky 1 HD has announced several unique elements to its new series Must Be The Music, which will give musicians through to the semi-finals the best possible chance of achieving their dreams of succeeding in the music industry. Every contestant that reaches the live semi-finals will have the track that they perform available to download via iTunes and Sky Songs. Viewers will be able to download the acts' music while the shows are actually on air. The...


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Ocellaris Clownfish, Amphiprion ocellaris
2013-03-15 12:21:05

The ocellaris clownfish closely resembles the orange clownfish, but is hardier and less aggressive. It lives in coral reefs of the Indo-Pacific, and Indian Ocean, around Thailand, Malaysia, northwest Australia, Indonesia, Philippines, Taiwan, and the Ryukyu Islands. It hides amongst the anemone using the host for protection from predators, to lure other fish into the host anemone, and to feed the host with fecal matter. The ocellaris clownfish has a membrane that will release mucus to...

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