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2009-12-10 06:30:00

People spending hours watching video on their iPhones will soon find themselves being charged by AT&T for their heavy usage. CEO Ralph de la Vega of AT&T Mobility and Consumer Markets came very close to admitting the plan to institute such fees yesterday when he spoke to attendees at a UBS conference in New York about some kind of use-based pricing. "The first thing we need to do is educate customers about what represents a megabyte of data and...we're improving systems to give them...

2009-10-13 07:30:00

LONDON, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VEGA PROMOTIONAL SYSTEMS, INC. (Pink Sheets: VGPR) announced today it has entered into an Agreement with Japanese consulting firm, Tokyo Consulting, LTD to assist the Company in expanding its business throughout Asia. Vega recently announced it is developing a biomass facility in South Georgia to manufacture energy efficient fuel pellets and a multifaceted green energy power production facility in Western Indiana called the Green Valley Project....

2009-09-11 07:00:00

LONDON, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VEGA PROMOTIONAL SYSTEMS, INC. (Pink Sheets: VGPR) today announced it will be cancelling 150 million shares of the Company's common stock. Vega recently announced that it was acquiring Natural Fuels Industries (NFI) and making the Montana company a wholly owned subsidiary of Vega. As the Company recently announced, it has decided to drop the subsidiary NFI and run all energy related business through the parent company, Vega Biofuels, Inc. As a...

2009-09-08 07:00:00

LONDON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VEGA PROMOTIONAL SYSTEMS, INC. (Pink Sheets: VGPR) today provided clarification on the name of its operating entity. Vega recently announced that it had acquired Natural Fuels Industries (NFI) and made the Montana company a wholly owned subsidiary of Vega. The Company's plan was to run its alternative energy business through the NFI subsidiary and announced plans to change the corporation's name to Natural Fuels Industries. However, subsequent...

2009-08-19 11:12:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- All Star Planet (www.allstarplanet.com) will host the winners of their online talent competition on August 26 in Los Angeles. The event, "All Star Planet Finals and Gala Celebration" is the culmination of a nationwide talent competition that encourages young people ages 7 - 14 to make a difference by showcasing their singing and songwriting talents to support their favorite charities. The finalists will perform their winning songs at the gala as...

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2009-06-23 08:30:00

Astronomy & Astrophysics is publishing the first detection of a magnetic field on the star Vega, one of the brightest stars in the sky. Using the high-sensitivity NARVAL spectropolarimeter installed at the Bernard-Lyot telescope (Pic du Midi Observatory, France), a team of astronomers [1] detected the effect of a magnetic field (known as the Zeeman effect) in the light emitted by Vega. Vega is a famous star among amateur and professional astronomers. Located at only 25 light years from...

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2009-06-16 05:45:00

The European Space Agency (ESA) announced on Monday that initial launches for the Russian-made Soyuz rocket and a new light rocket called Vega will be delayed until 2010. The rockets were originally set to launch later this year. The Russian Soyuz is being added to ESA's launch pad at Kourou, French Guiana, to provide operational flexibility and manage mid-level payloads as the Ariane 5 rocket handles heavier payloads. The launch was postponed as a result of delays in a Russian-built mobile...

2008-12-04 15:40:00

Jean-Yves Le Gall, Chairman and CEO of Arianespace, and Mark Dankberg, Chairman and CEO of ViaSat Inc., announced today in Washington, D.C. that they have signed the launch Service & Solutions contract for the ViaSat-1 satellite. WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaSat-1, a high-capacity Ka-band spot beam satellite, is scheduled for launch by an Ariane 5 during the first half of 2011 from the Guiana Space Center, Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. ViaSat-1 will be dedicated...

2008-08-26 12:01:08

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Vega 7 Entertainment announced today the release of AREA 51: THE ALIEN INTERVIEW SPECIAL EDITION, featuring color video footage purported to be of a living E.T. filmed in 1989 at the top secret government base known as Area 51. This new edition of the 1997 documentary feature film comes to DVD for the first time with this release. The SPECIAL EDITION features a new interview, taped in early June of this year, with the mysterious informant "Victor", who...

2008-07-27 09:00:34

One Saturday evening in spring, female impersonators strutted, sashayed and lip-synched to R&B and gospel songs at a Norfolk banquet hall while guests showered them with dollar bills. People feasted on a down-home spread of green beans, fried chicken and macaroni, on tables sprinkled with confetti. Presiding over it all in a crimson evening gown was Vega Perry, who played the part of the regal, occasionally bawdy hostess. She threw the party to thank supporters of her business, Miss...


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2009-04-28 12:02:57

Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve (April 15, 1793 "“ November 23, 1864) was a Baltic-German astronomer, and member of a celebrated line of astronomers. He is best known for his advanced observations of double-stars. He was born in Altona, Denmark, what is currently Germany. He was the son of the renowned Jacob Struve, and was the second of a five-generation legacy of astronomers down to his great-grandchildren. When Germany was occupied by the French, Struve's father, Jacob,...

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Lyra Constellation -- Lyra (the lyre) is a prominent, although fairly small, northern constellation. It was one of Ptolemy's 48 constellations, and also counts among the modern 88 constellations. Its brightest star is Vega (Alpha Lyrae), which together with Altair (Alpha Aquilae) and Deneb (Alpha Cygni) forms the large asterism known as the Summer Triangle. Beta Lyr is a half separated (i.e. one of the stars reached its Rochevolume) eclipsing binary of a cream-white colour. The...

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Cygnus Constellation -- Cygnus (the swan) is a northern constellation. It was one of Ptolemy's 48 constellations, and is also one of the 88 modern constellations. Because of the pattern of its main stars, it is sometimes called the Northern Cross (in contrast to the Southern Cross). The bird extends over the summer Milky Way, appearing to fly south. Notable features Cygnus contains several bright stars. Deneb, α Cygni, is an extremely brilliant star, very prominent despite...

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2004-10-19 04:45:40

Vega -- Vega (Alpha Lyrae) is the lead star in the constellation Lyra, reaching near directly overhead the mid-northern latitudes, during the summer. It's a "nearby star" at only 25 light years distant and together with Arcturus and Sirius, one of the brightest stars in the Sun's neighbourhood. Vega is a vertex of the Summer Triangle. Its spectral class is A0V (Sirius, an A1V, is slightly less powerful) and it's firmly in the main sequence, fusing hydrogen to helium in its core....

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