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google baseline study
2014-07-26 04:48:02

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Having already waded knee-deep into the world of driverless cars, optical head-mounted displays and other wearable technology, Google is reportedly poised to tackle its biggest challenge yet – a perfectly healthy human body. According to Alistair Barr of The Wall Street Journal, the Mountain View, California-based firm’s Baseline Study project will collect anonymous genetic and molecular information from 175 men and women in...

Rupert Murdoch
2014-07-17 04:47:59

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Time Warner rejected an $80 billion takeover attempt by 21st Century Fox in June, but rumors persist that the Rupert Murdoch-owned conglomerate could return with a higher offer, various media outlets reported Wednesday. The rejected bid was unsolicited, but according to New York Times reporters Andrew Ross Sorkin and Michael J. De La Merced “The bold move could put Time Warner in play and might again ignite a reshaping of the...

2014-06-17 23:01:58

The Firm is reviewing potential power morcellator lawsuits on behalf of women who experienced the spread of uterine sarcoma and other cancers allegedly due to uterine morcellation. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 As hysterectomy cancer lawsuits (http://wrww.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) mount in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that the controversy surrounding the use of power morcellators in gynecological surgeries has begun to escalate in advance of a planned U.S....

2014-06-02 16:23:28

PRESENTED BY BANK OF AMERICA NEW YORK, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Once again, Bryant Park will be a destination for film buffs on summer nights in New York City, with an incredible line up for the 22nd year of the HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival presented by Bank of America with the Wall Street Journal, CityMD, Talenti, in association with Bryant Park Corporation. Continuing the popular tradition of presenting "stars under the stars," the free outdoor festival returns...

Google's Ambitious Global Internet Plans May Soon Include Satellites
2014-06-02 10:53:43

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Tech giant Google hasn't announced plans to go to the moon… yet. However, the Internet search titan is going to space. Google announced that it will spend more than $1 billion on a fleet of satellites to extend Internet access to unwired regions of the globe. The Wall Street Journal reported that Google is hoping to overcome financial and technical problems that have "thwarted previous efforts." Key details have not been...

2014-05-19 23:12:00

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm comments on the F Train derailment in Queens that injured eleven passengers. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is investigating the causes of the worst subway derailment in nearly ten years. On May 2, 2014, the F train jumped its tracks in Woodside, Queens while carrying approximately 1000 passengers, reported The Wall Street Journal (5.6.13). Nineteen passengers...

2014-04-25 16:21:27

Also in This Edition: Jobs for Writers and Media Industry Blog Posts NEW YORK, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. If you are interested in interviewing any of the experts, please contact them via the contact information at the end of the listing. To receive these updates by email, send a note to profnet@profnet.com with the industries you cover, and we'll add you to the appropriate...

Gaming For Exclusives - Mobile Gaming Wars Heat Up Against Google And Apple
2014-04-22 06:45:40

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While Apple founder Steve Jobs' resume included a stint at video game pioneer Atari he reportedly wasn't exactly fond of games - so much so that game industry insiders actually shied away from developing games for the Apple Mac OS. My, how the times have changed. Gaming is where Apple could face their next showdown with tech titan Google. The two mobile OS creators are reportedly wooing game developers for exclusive titles, the Wall...

2014-04-01 12:32:41

Margit Kittridge to become Vice President, Head of Digital NEW YORK, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Titan, the leader in People in Transit advertising, has hired Margit Kittridge, the former Executive Director of Marketing and Digital Business Development at The Wall Street Journal Office Network, to lead its digital division. In a new position for Titan - Vice President, Head of Digital - Kittridge will be tasked with overseeing the ad firm's digital network as well as leading its...

2014-03-27 12:26:06

"Powerhouse" smartphone battery case chargers are recognized for value, performance and safety CAMARILLO, Calif., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a recent review of smartphone battery cases that recharge mobile devices on the go, the LENMAR Meridian iPhone 5 and LENMAR Halo S4 battery cases were named "top choice" in a review by The Wall Street Journal. In the report published on March 12, the LENMAR external battery cases were among 11 cases reviewed using identical iPhone 5S and...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.