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Google And Apple Play A Game For Exclusives

Google And Apple Play A Game For Exclusives

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While Apple founder Steve Jobs' resume included a stint at video game pioneer Atari he reportedly wasn't exactly fond of games - so much so that game industry insiders actually shied away from...

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2014-03-27 12:26:06

"Powerhouse" smartphone battery case chargers are recognized for value, performance and safety CAMARILLO, Calif., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a recent review of smartphone battery cases that recharge mobile devices on the go, the LENMAR Meridian iPhone 5 and LENMAR Halo S4 battery cases were named "top choice" in a review by The Wall Street Journal. In the report published on March 12, the LENMAR external battery cases were among 11 cases reviewed using identical iPhone 5S and...

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...

2014-03-17 12:26:04

Platinum selling devotional brand a staple on bestseller lists NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The award-winning devotional that has inspired a generation recently reached a milestone: the Jesus Calling® brand has sold over 10 million units. "Jesus Calling," first released in 2004, is currently ranked No. 3 on the "Wall Street Journal" Hardcover Nonfiction Bestseller list. This is the tenth consecutive week the devotional has held a top five ranking on the list, at...

2014-03-04 23:29:18

Bibliomotion launches Kevin Allen’s The Case of the Missing Cutlery today, March 4, 2014. An inspiring read for aspiring and veteran leaders alike. Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Bibliomotion, books + media is thrilled to launch its Fall 2014 season with The Case of the Missing Cutlery: A Leadership Course for the Rising Star – released March 4, 2014. This is Kevin’s second book published with Bibliomotion (The Hidden Agenda: A Proven Way to Win Business and Create a Following, a...

2014-03-03 16:24:34

Wall Street Journal Calls Golden the "Psychic to the Stars" BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- They say that nothing succeeds like success. And it was just last week that Psychic Christopher was awarded a "Top Psychic" nod (Yahoo News, Feb 26, 2014). Now the highly anticipated directory, "The Top 100 Psychics in America 2014" was just released, and Psychic Christopher Golden has made the cut. It is the rare psychics, such as Golden, who grace the pages of...

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...

Yahoo Enlists The Help Of Yelp For Local Search Enhancement
2014-02-10 14:07:20

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Yahoo! is said to have made a deal with Yelp to include content from the local review site in its search results. The partnership will help enhance Yahoo!'s abilities in local search results. Yelp content is expected to appear on Yahoo! within the next few weeks. Yelp's listings and reviews of local businesses will appear as search results on Yahoo!'s search engine, the Wall Street Journal reports. The new partnership was discussed...