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2010-03-10 20:14:00

LOS ANGELES, March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The X-Change Corporation (OTC: XCHC.PK), a multimedia and e-commerce venture serving the diverse and growing Hispanic markets, announced today the appointment of its Board of Directors and Officers. The newly appointed directors include Haviland Wright, Ph.D. and Ron Vigdor. Fernando Antonio Gomez and Richard T. Steele will continue serving as directors. Officers of the company include Haviland Wright, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive...

2010-02-20 18:47:00

LONDON, February 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Asprey Hosts BAFTA Award Nominees at Bond Street Store Asprey hosted the official BAFTA nominee party tonight at its beautiful New Bond Street store, where a star studded guest list included the finest talent from the film world. Asprey's involvement and association with the BAFTA Awards creates an alliance of two iconic British Brands. Guests including Carey Mulligan, Olivia Williams, Gaboureh Sadibe, Colin Firth, Kristen Scott...

2010-02-11 07:00:00

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- DISH Network L.L.C., the fastest-growing pay-TV provider in America, today announced a substantial expansion of the largest high definition lineup in the U.S. with the introduction of nine new HD channels: Fox Soccer Channel HD, Sportsman HD, Hallmark Channel HD, IndiePlex HD and RetroPlex HD, which are only available on DISH Network, as well as truTV HD, E! HD, BBC America HD and SHOWTIME® (West) HD. The definitive HD leader,...

2010-02-09 15:15:00

PARIS, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeremy Darroch, Chief Executive of Sky, the British home entertainment and communications company, will deliver a keynote address at MIPTV on Wednesday, April 14. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100121/NY41837LOGO ) Darroch has been at the forefront of Sky's transformation from a pay television company to a highly diversified business operating in the 20 billion pounds Sterling UK and Irish marketplace. During his keynote, he will discuss his...

2010-01-14 00:01:00

LONDON and BURBANK, Calif., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- BSkyB (Sky), the UK's leading entertainment and communications company, and 3ality Digital, LLC (www.3alitydigital.com), the world's premier provider of 3D technology, have announced they are to collaborate on the launch of what will become the first 3D TV services in the UK and Ireland. Launching in 2010, Sky's 3D TV services will use 3ality Digital's state-of-the-art camera rigs and image processors to capture much of the programming...

2009-11-23 09:30:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LivePerson, Inc. (Nasdaq: LPSN), a provider of online engagement solutions that facilitate real-time assistance and expert advice, has announced that it has been awarded the Online Business Partner of the Year award by British Sky Broadcasting (BSKYB), operator of the United Kingdom's largest digital pay television platform and fastest growing broadband provider. The award was presented during BSkyB's annual SKY Awards ceremony in November, at...

2009-10-15 09:43:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DoNotDisturb TV, the first television channel of its kind, created by The Hotel Networks (THN), a subsidiary of LodgeNet Interactive Corporation (Nasdaq: LNET), has become a popular entertainment option for millions of hotel guests across the country. Viewership statistics collected by THN and LodgeNet through in-room, set-top box monitoring show that over 19% of hotel guests with access to DoNotDisturb TV watch the short form programming...

2009-09-13 14:46:31

The Department for Culture Media and Sport says the British government will lift its ban on product placement on television to help struggling networks. The Sunday Times of London said the reported regulation change by the government could result in British broadcasters enjoying a boost of nearly $167 million thanks to product placement sales. The ongoing recession has left many British commercial broadcasting groups like ITV facing hard financial times, The Times said. The current rules...

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2009-08-25 12:10:00

British government proposals issued on Tuesday could lead to repeat offenders who persist in illegally downloading music from file-sharing sites such as Limewire to be blocked from accessing the Web, Reuters reported. The move comes as a part of new government ideas to speed up the process of tackling unlawful peer-to-peer file-sharing to prevent damage to the content industries. The UK government has set a target of reducing the problem by at least 70 percent in the next few years. The...

2009-08-18 12:29:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadcast Facilities, Inc. (BFI), owner and operator of Andrita Media Center, the largest independent SD and HD network origination, production, post-production and digital media facility on the West Coast, announced today that, under a long term agreement, Andrita will be providing HD production facilities and services for ABC Daytime's "All My Children." As the new home of "All My Children," Andrita's state-of-the-art production facility will...


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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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Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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