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2009-09-30 08:50:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dow Jones Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI) fell for the first time in seven months, declining to 34.1 in September as media coverage of a higher unemployment rate, continued weakness in the housing market and generally mixed economic news outpaced that of limited positive economic news for the month. The ESI was 35.5 in August, its highest level in a year. "While the ESI's drop could be an early indication of the double dip some economists have...

2009-09-25 10:32:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 7, 2009, Dow Jones Newswires was ahead of the competition in reporting that Deutsche Telekom and France Telecom were planning to put their U.K. mobile businesses into a joint venture that would create by far the biggest mobile operation in the highly competitive U.K. market. The exclusive report came amid widespread speculation that Deutsche Telekom would sell off its lagging U.K. operations after it was forced to take write-downs on the unit...

2009-09-24 11:52:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- YellowBrix, Inc., a provider of targeted industry news and business information services, today announced the acquisition of Screaming Media, a Dow Jones & Company Inc., property. Screaming Media is a provider of syndicated general and business news to Internet and wireless services. After a thorough search and careful consideration for the right partner, Dow Jones selected YellowBrix, who will acquire product lines, customers and content...

2009-09-23 07:57:56

Asia's respected Far Eastern Economic Review, losing readers and facing declining advertising revenue, will cease publication in December, its parent said. FEER, founded in 1946, was always known for its hard-hitting reporting. It had been a weekly until it was changed into a monthly opinion magazine in 2004 by Dow Jones, which is owned by News Corp. Company officials said the continued loss of readers and advertising revenues made FEER's existence unsustainable, the BBC reported, adding the...

2009-09-21 14:29:00

BELMONT, Calif., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventus Medical, a privately-held medical device company focused on improving the lives of patients with sleep-disordered breathing, today announced that the company's PROVENT(R) Sleep Apnea Therapy received the Runners-Up Award in The Wall Street Journal 2009 Technology Innovation Awards, Medical Devices category. The results were published in the September 14, 2009 edition of The Wall Street Journal. (Logo:...

2009-09-21 09:00:00

LEXINGTON, Ky., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Mersive Technologies, a leading display technology company, today announced that it has been named runner up in the Software category of The Wall Street Journal 2009 Technology Innovation Awards, given for innovations that are truly groundbreaking and particularly useful in a time of economic hardship. Mersive develops sophisticated software to automatically align multiple projectors into a single, seamless display. Displays that currently cost...

2009-09-18 13:11:00

SUSSEX, Wis., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovation leader Quad/Graphics has again received high marks in this week's The Wall Street Journal Patent Scorecard(TM) for Heavy Industrial Equipment, which ranks patent portfolios of more than 100 global manufacturers based on quality, technological strength and industry impact. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070108/CGM075LOGO) Quad/Graphics received the highest Research Intensity(TM) score of any of the Top 50 companies in...

2009-08-31 08:50:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dow Jones Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI) reached its highest level in a year rising to 35.5 in August, the sixth consecutive monthly increase. The ESI's continued improvement lends guarded support to the growing view that the U.S. economy may be moving out of recession and into a period of recovery. "In addition to the ESI's positive trend, we've seen several months of positive movement in the Leading Economic Index and industrial production...

2009-08-19 12:00:00

HORSHAM, Pa., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nutrisystem, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTRI), a leading provider of weight management products and services that are delivered directly to the customers' doors, announced today that its popular 28-Day Nutrisystem Select program now includes an additional week of delicious fresh-frozen entrees - all for the same low monthly cost. The program combines a full two weeks of gourmet style fresh-frozen meals, including breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks, with...

2009-07-31 14:51:00

BROOKLYN, N.Y., July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to commissioning a logo to be designed for a business on the internet, options are aplenty, and quality ranges drastically. Thanks to two highly reputable publications, The Logo Company has been showered with praise for their logo design service. "When I read the recent Wall Street Journal article about the reporter's experience with our company, I was happy to read that it went so well. With 3,000 similar testimonials on our website,...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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