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2014-03-03 12:28:04

NEW YORK, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Carl C. Icahn released the following open letter to stockholders of eBay Inc. Despite having just days ago professed a desire for "honest, accurate debate" on the issues, eBay declined CNBC's offer to participate in a televised discussion with me. Then last Thursday eBay director Marc Andreessen attempted to defend his business practices to the Wall Street Journal but refused to directly address our assertions regarding his conflicts of interest....

2014-02-14 16:23:46

Also in This Edition: Jobs for Writers and Media Industry Blog Posts NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 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...

Japanese Online Retailer Rakuten Acquires Viber Messaging Service
2014-02-14 13:50:06

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In an effort to expand its footprint to a worldwide customer base, Japanese online retailer Rakuten bought the online messaging service Viber for $900 million. Rakuten hopes to tap Viber's user base to sell goods and online services. Cyprus-based Viber is an online service provider that provides free VOIP calls, text and picture sharing with desktop computers including Windows 8, as well as mobile platforms such as iOS, Android, Windows...

2014-01-22 12:26:15

Dr. Fred Hackney says topics in Wall Street Journal article need elaboration. DALLAS, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dallas plastic surgeon Dr. Fred Hackney has published a blog post in rebuttal to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal. Entitled "Dr. Fred Hackney On '10 Things Plastic Surgeons Won't Tell You'" addresses an article in the November 10(th) issue of the WSJ. "I have to say that the Journal's article gives a shallow treatment of some of the points it...

2014-01-15 12:24:08

Just in Time for Valentine's Day, Renowned Pleasure Coach To Distribute 10,000 Free Books as a Way to Give Back SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just a few years ago, the Wall Street Journal(1) profiled several self-published authors whose novels and collections of books sold between 400,000 and 1.7 million copies, garnering book deals with traditional publishers due to their hit status. Dr. Sadie Allison, founder and CEO of Tickle Kitty and a popular pleasure coach,...

2013-12-17 23:02:26

The Firm is currently representing women in Mirena lawsuits who have suffered uterine perforations and other complications, allegedly due to spontaneous migration of the IUD. New York, New York (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 As Mirena IUD lawsuits (http://www.mirenalawsuithub.com/) alleging injury due to the spontaneous migration of the device continue to move forward in courts around the country, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes a new report that highlights the increasing popularity of IUDs,...

2013-12-12 23:31:50

New York construction accident lawyer David Perecman discusses workplace safety after a worker is fatally injured when a retaining wall collapsed during the construction of a replica of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection's Catskill Aqueduct. New York, New York (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 A construction worker was killed when a retaining wall collapsed at a construction site in Maybrook, New York, according to [The Wall Street Journal (12.4.13). David Perecman,...

Google Offers A Helping Hand With New Helpouts
2013-11-06 13:42:50

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Google quietly launched Helpouts, a one-on-one how-to video extension of its Hangouts. The new portal offers fee-based experts in areas such as arts and music, computers and electronics, cooking, education and careers, fashion and beauty, fitness and nutrition, health, and home and garden. Experts can offer services via video to give internet users information to accomplish goals, whether it is fixing a leaky faucet, cooking a gourmet...

2013-10-22 23:21:12

The international financial publisher will create an integrated global workspace for real-time news using the same EidosMedia publishing platform currently used at The Wall Street Journal. (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 News Corporation’s Dow Jones & Company subsidiary, publishers of The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s and other financial media, has decided to move the bulk of its real-time news operations to EidosMedia’s editorial platform, Méthode. Méthode has been in use at...


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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