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2012-01-30 09:30:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Music Entertainment today announced that "Listen Up! The Official FIFA World Cup 2010 Album," the star-studded music collection that served as the soundtrack to the 2010 FIFA World Cup(TM) in South Africa, has raised over $2.5 million for African causes through worldwide sales of the album and its singles. The majority of the proceeds from the project - in excess of $2.3 million - has been designated by the artists featured on the...

2010-09-22 07:00:00

AMERICAN FORK, Utah, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Move Networks, the technology innovator delivering the most advanced solutions for large scale streaming of quality video on the Internet, announced today the availability of results of its live streaming of the 2010 FIFA World Cup with Televisa for the Latin American market. "Move has proven to be an excellent technology partner for Televisa time and again," said Tony Rallo, VP of Technology Strategy for Televisa. "Not only is Move's...

2010-08-17 06:30:00

SAN DIEGO and JOHANNESBURG, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM) and MTN South Africa announced their successful collaboration in providing fans attending the 2010 FIFA World Cup(TM) with a quality 3G user experience. Working with Qualcomm's Engineering Services Group, MTN South Africa tested and verified its 3G network at major stadiums to support soccer enthusiasts as they made calls, sent text messages, browsed the Web, sent e-mails and uploaded photos...

2010-07-14 10:16:00

NEW YORK, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- In front of the world's largest stage, Shakira (Epic Records) and special guest Freshlyground performed the #1 Hit "Waka Waka (This Time For Africa)" to audiences in 215 countries with 700 million viewers during the closing ceremonies of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Selling over a million singles has made Waka Waka the fastest-selling single and biggest-selling World Cup single of the digital age. The song is the #1 selling single in over 15 countries...

2010-07-08 06:30:00

SAN DIEGO, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As one of the world's greatest sporting spectacles reaches its final phase, one team is emerging victorious: the live mobile TV viewer. FLO TV, a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), today announced that soccer fans across the United States are flocking to FLO TV to watch ESPN's live coverage of the 2010 FIFA World Cup(TM). The increase in viewership validates FLO TV's strategy of programming live sports and...

2010-07-06 11:37:00

NEW YORK, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Shakira and special guest Freshlyground will be performing the #1 Hit "Waka Waka (This Time For Africa)" during the closing ceremonies of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The performance will take place on the field at Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg on July 11 at 6:42 local time to precede the final match of the cup and will be available to all FIFA network partners. Sony Music announced today that Shakira featuring Freshlyground's Waka Waka (This Time For...

2010-06-30 10:35:00

NEW YORK, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SIRIUS XM Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) announced today that it will celebrate the 4th of July with extensive programming, spanning its wide-ranging music, talk and sports channels. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080819/NYTU044LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080819/NYTU044LOGO ) During the 4th of July weekend, SIRIUS XM listeners will hear performances, concerts, interviews and specials across the diverse SIRIUS XM...

2010-06-28 02:00:00

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, June 28 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), a leading solar energy company and one of the world's largest vertically integrated photovoltaic manufacturers, which holds the brand "Yingli Solar," today announced that it will provide its expertise in solar energy to power "20 Centres for 2010", the official campaign of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa(TM). This...

2010-06-17 07:27:00

LONDON, June 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- After the first round of group matches in the 2010 FIFA World Cup(TM) the Castrol Index shows the following players are the top performing players of the tournament so far. Rank Player Country Castrol Index 1 Gabriel HEINZE ARGENTINA 9.51 2 Waldo PONCE CHILE 9.33 3 Manuel NEUER GERMANY 9.22 4 Antolin ALCARAZ PARAGUAY...

2010-06-15 12:10:00

NEW YORK, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week, R&B superstar R. Kelly performed the official anthem, "Sign Of A Victory" at the 2010 FIFA World Cup Opening Ceremony with the Soweto Spiritual Singers. "A Sign Of A Victory," written and produced by Kelly was enthusiastically received. R. Kelly says the song carries a message of "hope and triumph and describes the experience of performing the song at Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg "unbelievable" and was honored to work with the Soweto...