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Comcast May Bring Faster Streaming To Apple Set-Top Boxes
2014-03-24 12:42:48

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Apple is reportedly in talks with cable provider Comcast to provide cable-quality streaming to an Apple-branded set-top box that will provide programming on demand to consumers. If the two companies are able to reach a deal, Comcast will beef up its streaming for customers with Apple set-top boxes that would provide content at levels seen on cable, not streamed over the Internet, The Wall Street Journal reports. This is being called...

Google Relies On 'Trusted Flaggers' To Report YouTube Video Abuse
2014-03-18 14:06:52

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The amount of video content uploaded to YouTube is overwhelming, and Google is looking to a community of about 200 people and organizations to aid its staffers by flagging videos with inappropriate content. Once videos are flagged by volunteers, YouTube's team then makes a final ruling on what videos can remain on the site. YouTube has a team of staffers that regularly monitors the content in order to flag and take down offending...

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,...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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