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2008-12-02 11:05:00

WAYNE, Pa., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Planalytics Inc., the global leader in Business Weather Intelligence(R), released its November WeatherCall(SM) report highlighting how stark temperature differences throughout the month resulted in uneven consumer demand for seasonal items. Overall, November 2008 ended up warmer than normal, with the warmth particularly pronounced in the West. Repeating shots of cold arctic air invaded the Eastern half of North America from the middle of the month on,...

2008-11-20 19:53:09

The Weather Channel says it has been forced to lay off some employees because of the stormy state of the U.S. economy. WSBTV, Atlanta said officials at the cable network, based in Georgia, declined to say how many people were affected by Wednesday's firings. Also unknown is whether any on-air personalities are now unemployed. The economic realities of recent months have created challenges for everyone in our business, company officials said in a statement issued to WSBTV. In addition, when...

2008-10-07 09:00:17

DALLAS, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T Inc. and AccuWeather.com(R) today announced the initial launch of Weather On Demand, an interactive feature that allows AT&T U-verse(SM) TV customers to find the weather information they want, in the city they want, at the time they want -- all at the touch of a button. Weather On Demand content is provided by AccuWeather.com, "The World's Weather Authority." U-verse TV customers in Atlanta, Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth, Indianapolis and...

2008-10-03 18:00:13

The Orange County Business Journal today ranked BandCon as the 8th Fastest Growing Private Company in Orange County, CA. BandCon, a leading content delivery service provider offers a full suite of internet infrastructure services for companies with content rich web 2.0 sites such as MySpace, The Weather Channel, Neulion and Miniclip.com. Founded in 2000, the company grew revenues 323.4% to $14.5M for the 2 year period ending June 30, 2008. According to Scot Ross, BandCon CFO, "The...

2008-10-01 09:00:18

BandCon, a content delivery solutions provider, has landed the 8th spot on the Inc. 500 Magazine, 2008 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the Telecommunications category as well as #330 overall. BandCon offers a full suite of internet infrastructure services for companies with content rich web 2.0 sites such as MySpace, The Weather Channel, Neulion and Miniclip.com. Founded in 2000, the company grew revenues 877.5% to $9.7M in 2007 and continues on that same pace as it delivers...

2008-09-01 21:00:20

As Hurricane Gustav hits the Gulf Coast, Bostonians can expect the exact opposite this Labor Day as temperatures will reach the mid- 80s with mostly sunny conditions. "At this point it looks like a very nice stretch of weather coming up again for us," said Joe Dellicarpini, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service. The sun will also stick around from tomorrow until the end of Thursday. Temperatures are expected to peak in the upper-70s both tomorrow and Wednesday. Come Friday...

2008-07-12 03:00:18

NBC Universal and two partners said yesterday that they have reached a deal to buy The Weather Channel from Norfolk, Va.-based Landmark Communications Inc. Financial terms weren't disclosed, but a person familiar with the matter who insisted on anonymity said the purchase price was $3.5 billion in cash. NBC was joined in the deal by the private equity firms The Blackstone Group LP and Bain Capital LLC. In addition to The Weather Channel, which can be seen by 97 percent of U.S. cable...

2008-07-12 03:00:09

By Voss, Katrina A witty, oxymoronic proverb from statistician George Box reads as follows: "All models are wrong; some models are useful." When I first heard it, the quoter-my husband-used it to refer to his work as a geneticist. The very concept of races among humans, he was explaining to me, was exasperatingly, annoyingly imperfect-and yet grudgingly utilitarian. Surely, every branch of science would like to claim the Box tautology as most fitting to its own field. So without apology,...

2008-07-09 00:00:17

By Seth Sutel NEW YORK - NBC Universal and two partners said Sunday they have reached a deal to buy The Weather Channel from Landmark Communications Inc., ending a drawn-out process that had attracted interest from several major media companies. Financial terms weren't disclosed, but a person familiar with the matter who insisted on anonymity said the purchase price was $3.5 billion in cash. NBC was joined in the deal by the private equity firms The Blackstone Group LP and Bain Capital...

2008-07-08 06:00:21

By Michael J. de la Merced An investor group led by NBC Universal and two private equity firms have clinched a deal for the Weather Channel after three weeks of negotiations. Though the parties on Sunday did not disclose the price, the buyers - NBC and the private equity firms Bain Capital and the Blackstone Group - will pay just under $3.5 billion, people briefed on the matter said. That is less than the $5 billion that the Weather Channel's parent, Landmark Communications, sought when...


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2012-05-21 10:01:55

Can someone with arthritis forecast the weather? It is possible even though most people don’t think so. Anyone that has some form of arthritis can tell you when it’s about to get colder as there joints start to flare up and the pain starts to increase. This is because the temperature is getting colder and high pressure is moving into the area. When high pressure moves into an area it is made up of colder weather which is the cold air sinking from the upper levels of the atmosphere down...

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