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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...

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...

Spam-Infested Chrome Extensions Removed From Chrome
2014-01-21 03:59:53

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Google has taken action against two Chrome browser extensions that it found to be serving ads in a way that goes against Google's terms of service. The move was in response to user complaints, though it caused a great deal of discussion over the weekend. "Internet message boards were abuzz this weekend over the two extensions — 'Add to Feedly' and 'Tweet This Page' — each of which had fewer than 100,000 users. In both cases, people...

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,...

Google Apple Deepen Ties Auto Industry
2013-12-30 11:29:55

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online German auto maker Audi AG plans to announce a partnership with tech giant Google at next week’s International CES – formerly the Consumer Electronics Show. The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday that the two companies will announce that they are developing in-car entertainment and information systems based on Google’s software. Google has already partnered with German auto maker Continental AG to develop an automated car....

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
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin