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YouTube is a popular video sharing website from Google.

In February 2010, a video that appeared on YouTube which showed a man being left red-faced after his girlfriend rejected his Valentines marriage proposal in front of thousands of sports fans, has been revealed to be a hoax.

Reports in August 2010 said that a Sydney-based girl has earned an estimated $100,000 from advertising on her YouTube clips in the past year.

An August 2010 survey suggested that tobacco companies may be using web 2.0 media, such as YouTube, to market their products to young people.

Anti-Islam Video - Innocence of Muslims

In September 2012, a trailer of an anti-Islam film “Innocence of Muslims” uploaded to YouTube triggered protests in the Middle-East and other Islamic countries. Several demonstrations were held at American consulates in various countries including Libya, Egypt, Pakistan, India, Indonesia etc. In one of the attacks, a US diplomat in Libya was killed by the protesters when they launched a rocket attack at the consulate. Atleast 30 persons were killed in protests over the video in 20 countries.

YouTube has blocked the access to the film in Libya, Egypt, Indonesia and India following the protests as the clip broke laws in those countries. Afghanistan, Pakistan, Sudan and Bangladesh have blocked access to YouTube as the video sharing site failed to take down the film initially.

Pakistan blocks 750 links to anti-Islam video

On 17 September 2012, the Pakistan Supreme Court has ordered the internet authority in the country to block links to the anti-Islam video. The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) blocked about 700-750 links to the YouTube film.

YouTube blocks video in Saudi Arabia

On 18 September 2012, YouTube said that it has blocked access to the anti-Islam video in Saudi Arabia. The local media reported that the ruler of Saudi Arabia has banned all access to the film. The YouTube site was also reported to the blocked in Saudi Arabia, prompting YouTube to block the video themselves in the country. The Kingdom had also sent a request to Google to veil all links containing to the video.

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Barona Resort & Casino Welcomes the New Year With $245,000 in Rapid Fire Hot Seat Drawings Every Sunday in January
Keep on ringing in 2016 as the New Year's celebrations continue at Barona Resort & Casino every Sunday in January during the exciting Rapid Fire promotion. Every 15 minutes on Sundays in January, Barona will give away $1,000 in cash to randomly selected players between 10 a.m. and 10 p.m. for a grand total of $245,000 in cash prizes.

360Heros' 360Abyss v4 Adds Electronic Controls, Automates Underwater Virtual Reality 360 Video
OLEAN, NY--(Marketwired - December 30, 2015) - 360Heros announces the 360Abyss v4, an electronic, automated underwater dive housing for creating virtual reality 360 video and 360 photos. Already a premier solution for content creators and divers, the upgraded camera housing introduces electronics for simultaneous camera control and new features for improving 360 video workflow.

Dr. Julie T. Anne, Co-Founder of "The Healthy Weigh Out" Program, Celebrates Its First Year Anniversary With Success Stories
SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - December 30, 2015) - Even before the last strand of tinsel gets boxed away, the focus shifts from holiday revelry to reflection on the coming year with promises to exercise more, to lose that extra weight, to be happier and healthier.

TriNet Recognized for Excellence in the Workplace With a Best and Brightest in Wellness Award
TriNet (NYSE: TNET), a leading cloud-based provider of HR services announced today it has been named one of the Best and Brightest in Wellness® by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR). TriNet received this honor for its quality and excellence in employee and worksite health.

Hangover Joe's (HJOE) Hangover Recovery Shot to Celebrate New Year's 2016! Hangover Relief, It's Just a Shot Away!
Hangover Joe's (OTC PINK: HJOE), the manufacturer of the nation's leading anti-hangover drink, plans to help ring in 2016 with new dealers nationwide. We will be around the country as we have launched many new dealers over the last few months

The Imperative Fund CEO Camilo Galvis' Interview on "The Big Biz Show" Now Available for Online Streaming

Demand From Fortune 500 Company Spurs Fleet Clean Expansion Into Tennessee
KNOXVILLE, TN--(Marketwired - December 30, 2015) - Fleet Clean USA will begin providing mobile fleet washing services to customers in the Knoxville, TN area beginning January 15, 2016. The expansion to this area was spurred by requests from current customers that use Fleet Clean's services in other cities and states.

Porous Pave Wins Gold-Level Innovation Award at IIDEXCanada
Porous Pave was judged a Gold-level winner for product design in the 2015 IIDEXCanada Innovation Awards competition. An eco-friendly green building product, Porous Pave is a highly porous, flexible and durable pour-in-place, permeable pavement material. Porous Pave XL consists of 50 percent recycled rubber chips and 50 percent stone aggregate with a proprietary liquid binder

New HR Solution Gives Not-for-Profits Access to Products and Services Designed for Their Unique HR Needs
TriNet (NYSE: TNET), a leading cloud-based provider of HR services, today announced the launch of its bundled, vertical HR solution: TriNet Not-for-Profit. The solution is tailored to solve the specific HR needs of small and midsize organizations in the flourishing not-for-profit sector.

Wienerschnitzel Rings in the New Year With 99-Cent Chili Cheese Fries
Wienerschnitzel, the world's largest hot dog chain, is kicking off 2016 with 99-cent Chili Cheese Fries all day on Friday, January 1. There's no coupon necessary to partake in this delicious one-day deal!

CannaGrow Holdings Announces Dr. John P. Janovec's Approval for a Key Employee License by the Marijuana Enforcement Division of the State of Colorado
CannaGrow Holdings, Inc., (OTC PINK: CGRW), a Liaison and Consultant providing Turn-Key solutions to licensed Growers, announces an update on the Colorado project.

The Season of Giving Continues at Barona Resort & Casino During $1,000 VIP Rapid Fire Giveaways on December 29 & 30
Barona Resort & Casino will continue to unwrap holiday fun with VIP Rapid Fire hot seat drawings during the last week of December. Every 15 minutes between 10 a.m. and 10 p.m. on Tuesday, December 29 and Wednesday, December 30, Diamond and Platinum Club Barona members have a chance to win $1,000 cash.

American Traffic Solutions Posts Worst Red-Light Runners of 2015 as Message to Stop Running Red Lights
MESA, AZ--(Marketwired - December 28, 2015) - American Traffic Solutions (ATS) hopes to help drive home an important message with their annual public safety video highlighting the worst red-light running crashes of 2015.

ZELTIQ(R) Unveils National CoolSculpting(R) Ad Campaign
PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwired - December 28, 2015) - ZELTIQ® Aesthetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZLTQ), a medical technology company focused on developing and commercializing products utilizing its proprietary controlled-cooling technology, today announced the launch of its national advertising campaign that encourages consumers to Fear No Mirror® with the CoolSculpting® procedure.

YouTube Star Elle Fowler Says "I Do" to BRIDES Live Wedding
Today, Michelle Myers, publisher and CRO of BRIDES, and Keija Minor, editor in chief of BRIDES, announced this year's BRIDES Live Wedding® will follow YouTube personality and lifestyle, beauty, and fashion maven Elle Fowler through her journey to her wedding day

Dr. Saeed Bajwa -- Attends the North American Spine Society Meeting in Chicago
BINGHAMTON, NY--(Marketwired - December 25, 2015) - Dr. Saeed Bajwa, a talented and highly professional neurosurgeon based in New York, was in attendance at the annual North American Spine Society Meeting in Chicago, IL. At the event, which took place on October 14-18, Dr

L-Arginine -- Linked to Maintenance of Healthy Cholesterol Levels
AMERICAN FORK, UT--(Marketwired - December 25, 2015) - In recent years, the amino acid L-arginine has received much attention from the scientific community thanks to its numerous beneficial effects

UPDATE - Uber-Premium Digital Real Estate in .Online and .Tech up for Grabs at NamesCon 2016
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'Nannaku Prematho' is the Most Watched Telugu Film Teaser Ever - with Over 4 Million Views

Ring in the Winter Season with a Heart Warming TVC of the New Godrej No. 1 Honey and Glycerin Soap
Business Wire IndiaGodrej No.1’s new Honey & Glycerin soap gives you irresistibly soft skin in winters through the magic of honey and glycerine. Honey has been a part of winters in India, as much as the morning mist. For years honey has been known for moisturization and nourishment of the skin or even giving it a golden glow

IBC Content Everywhere and NHK Bring 8K Television to the Middle East
Visitors to January's IBC Content Everywhere MENA will be able to feast their eyes on Super Hi-Vision, the latest video technology from Japanese national broadcaster NHK, which features 16-times the resolution of currently available HD TV. The technology is set to be demonstrated in the Middle East for the very first time. Introduces India’s Biggest Fashion Sale, the ‘End of Reason Sale’
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OLX Celebrates Successful 2014 with Release of New, Year-End Metrics
OLX, the top online classifieds platform focused on emerging markets, today marked a successful 2014 with the release of new, year-end metrics illustrating the company’s recent growth. With this year’s expansion into 11 new countries across Southeast Asia and Europe, OLX now has a strong presence in more than 40 countries

LaSalle Solutions Recertified Cisco Gold Certification in the United States
ROSEMONT, IL--(Marketwired - December 30, 2014) - LaSalle Solutions announced today it has again achieved Cisco® Gold Certification. To earn Gold Certification, LaSalle Solutions had to meet rigorous standards set forth by Cisco in networking competency, service, support and customer satisfaction.

Teen Pop Idol Dyllan Murray Performs as Special Guest With Cobra Starship at the 7th Annual Subway Hot New Year's Eve Party
Teen pop sensation Dyllan Murray will perform as a special guest for Cobra Starship tomorrow night, Wednesday, December 31, at the 7th Annual Subway Hot New Year's Eve Party in Grand Rapids, MI, hosted by Subway and 105.3 HOT-FM! This year's event takes place at Calder Plaza and Dyllan is primed, pumped and ready to rock the crowd for an unforgettable night of music and fun!

SBH South Beach Hotel: Miami's Gem by Think Hotel Group
The Collins Park neighborhood of Miami's South Beach in Florida has been experiencing a renaissance, thanks to the Think Hotel Group (THG), a real estate development company that has been renovating and reopening a number of classic historical properties in the area

Great Savings on Nikon D3200 DSLR Camera With AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm 1:3.5-5.6G VR Lens
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 29, 2014) - The Nikon D3200 DSLR camera with AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm 1:3.5-5.6G VR lens is a professional imaging machine in the truest sense. It captures stunning high-resolution JPEG and RAW still photos and HD 1080p video via its 24.2 MP DX-format CMOS sensor

Wärtsilä strengthens its support for African maritime sector with delivery of donated ship engine
Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 29 December 2014 at 10 am EET

Ericsson supports China Mobile Hong Kong's LTE/EPC enhancement

Konica Minolta Area Vice President Named Influential Woman in Business
RAMSEY, NJ--(Marketwired - December 23, 2014) - Dana Drury has been giving back to the community for as long as she can remember.

Virool Launches a First of Its Kind Facebook Distribution Service
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - December 23, 2014) - Virool, the fastest growing video distribution platform for marketers, today announced a new distribution product designed specifically for video marketing on the Facebook platform. Now brand marketers can broaden the ryeach of their Facebook videos by running them across the Virool ActivView line of products. 

Moto-Meter(TM) Granted Patent in Dominican Republic, Adding Another 500,000 Motorcycle Taxis to Its Patented Regions
World Moto, Inc. (OTCBB: FARE) (OTCQB: FARE) (BERLIN: WM7) (BERLIN: A1J8SY) ("World Moto" or the "Company") today announced that it has been awarded a patent on its Moto-Meter™ technology in the Dominican Republic until 2031.

Independent National Party Committee Will Hold Community Event on Voter and Veteran Rights in Twin Cities
While fellow Minnesotans prepare for and indulge into the Christmas and New Year's holiday, the Independent National Party of Minnesota is preparing for its First Annual Voter's Awareness Forum that will be held at the American Legion in Cambridge, Minnesota on January 22, 2015.

Colliers International: China's Property Markets, 2014 & 2015
The provincial and city-level governments, except first-tier cities, were allowed to lift home purchase restrictions in 4Q 2014. General investment sentiment will improve in 2015 following the policy relaxation, although price corrections will be inevitable in many cities facing oversupply. Despite this, average sales prices should grow throughout 2015

DSM to sell Euroresins to Cathay Investments
Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, today announces it has reached agreement with Cathay Investments for the sale of Euroresins. Subject to customary approvals and notifications, the transaction is expected to close in Q1 2015. Financial details will not be disclosed at this time.

RCI Affiliated Resort Network Well-Represented on TripAdvisor's Top 25 All-Inclusive Resorts List
PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwired - December 22, 2014) - RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), is celebrating TripAdvisor's list of Top 25 All-inclusive Resorts in the world with many of its affiliates that were recognized among the best vacation properties

American Traffic Solutions Shares Worst Red-Light Runners of 2014 With Hopes of Deterring Red-Light Running
TEMPE, AZ--(Marketwired - December 22, 2014) - As this shocking new video shows, red-light runners remain a dangerous threat at intersections in large and small cities and towns across the United States

Oracle Names Jill Puleri as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Oracle Retail
Oracle (NYSE: ORCL)

Sphere 3D Enters Multi-Year OEM Embedded Agreement With Microsoft
Sphere 3D Corporation (NASDAQ: ANY), a virtualization technology and data management solutions provider, today announced that it has entered into a multi-year, global OEM Embedded Agreement with Microsoft Corporation that allows for the pre-installation of Microsoft Windows Embedded Server software in appliances that utilize Glassware 2.0® application virtualization technology.

Ontario Provincial Police Orders 1,879 TASER X2 Smart Weapons
TASER (NASDAQ: TASR) today announced multiple orders of its TASER® brand next generation Smart Weapons and Conducted Electrical Weapons (CEWs). These orders were received in and anticipated to ship in the fourth quarter of 2014.

Hangover Joe's "The Hangover" Recovery Shot Rings in 2014
Hangover Joe's (OTCQB: HJOE), the manufacturer of the nation's leading anti-hangover drink, plans to help ring in 2014 with "a shot." We will be in New Orleans this year for what is one of the biggest New Year's Eve parties in the USA! With the historic French Quarter as a drop back and the mighty Mississippi River our sampling team will be on hand passing out recovery shots

Barona Resort & Casino to Pay Out Thousands to VIP Players at January's Rapid Fire Giveaway
The new year is coming in hot at Barona Resort & Casino's VIP Rapid Fire giveaway. From 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. on January 3, Diamond and Platinum Club Barona members will have the chance to win $1,000 in cash. The countdown to this exclusive event starts at 9:45 a.m. with a total of $49,000 to be given away!

Dr. Alberico Sessa Praised by Patients on ABC News' Facebook
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Can the use of marijuana cause man b**bs? According to an article Dr. Anthony Youn, a plastic surgeon from Detroit, wrote for CNN earlier this month, it can. The reason behind it is the drug's effect on hormone levels, causing an imbalance between testosterone and estrogen

Signature Announces Grand Prize Winning Agents for "Everyone's a Winner" Campaign
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - December 30, 2013) - Signature Vacations is pleased that the "Everyone's a Winner" fall campaign was such a success. During the last two weeks of the exciting promotion Signature matched grand prizes won by consumers for the booking agents.

Ifrah Law Wins a Major Victory in Retaliatory Discharge Case
In a precedent-setting Christmas Eve ruling, Ifrah Law PLLC won a major victory in a retaliatory discharge case filed against its clients, Torres Advanced Enterprise Solutions LLC (TAES) and Scott Torres, in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia

Dale Begg-Smith Wins Four World Cup Season Victories
Two-time Winter Olympics medalist Dale Begg-Smith returned to World Cup moguls skiing for the first time in three years in the hopes of qualifying for the Olympic Games in Sochi 2014. The World Cup took place in Ruka, Finland, which was also the scene of his last World Cup competition in December 2010

Golden Gate University's 14 New Year's Resolutions for Law Schools in 2014
New Year's resolution-making isn't just for people, but should be a requirement for higher education, particularly law schools, according to Professor Wes Porter, Director of Golden Gate University's Law Litigation Center. "Law schools that continually embrace fresh teaching techniques graduate the smartest students possible," says Professor Porter

Florida Red-Light Running Fatalities Decrease by 27%
MIAMI, FL--(Marketwired - December 30, 2013) - Florida drivers are changing their behavior and the results are savings lives

World Moto Celebrates Historic Achievements of 2013 and Prepares for Significant Revenues in 2014
World Moto, Inc. (OTCBB: FARE) (OTCQB: FARE) (BERLIN: WM7) (BERLIN: A1J8SY) ("World Moto" or the "Company") is pleased to share a review of the year that saw the Company go from development into revenues

BIOLASE Granted Canadian License to Sell Its Flagship EPIC 10 Soft-Tissue Diode Laser
BIOLASE, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOL), the world's leading manufacturer and distributor of dental lasers, and a pioneer in laser surgery in other medical specialties, today announced that it has received a license from the Health Canada-Medical Device Bureau to sell its EPIC dental soft-tissue diode laser systems throughout Canada

HJOE Cofounders Resume Control of Crucial Areas of the Company

Reality Crowd TV Host, Manolis Sfinarolakis, Shares Vision and Top 10 Predictions for the Crowdfunding Industry in 2014
Like many immigrants, the Sfinarolakis family moved to the United States to live out the American dream. As a small boy, Manolis Sfinarolakis watched his parents navigate their way through the trials and tribulations of becoming entrepreneurs as they launched Constantine's, a family-owned and funded Greek restaurant

Dr. Alberico Sessa Offers Innovative Pumpkin Facials
Another Thanksgiving feast is over and after the guilty pleasure of indulging in a feast of succulent turkey, creamy mashed potatoes, tasty cranberry sauce and silky smooth pumpkin pie, it is time to clear the table and get rid of those jack-o'-lanterns and decorative squashes and pumpkins on the front porch and to get ready for the glamorous, glittery and elegant holiday season

Jeff Ifrah Quoted by Information Week
On November 15, has reported that a political activist and programmer Jeremy Hammond was sentenced to 10 years in prison for hacking the internal servers of the private intelligence firm Strategic Forecasting, Inc. in 2011. The 28-year-old admitted to having wiped out files and databases and stealing 5 million private email messages and 60,000 customer credit card numbers Gives Back to Fight Prostate Cancer
Did you notice all the moustaches the guys at your gym suddenly were sporting? Did you think based on the faces of your male neighbors the local Walgreens must have run out of shavers? The revelation of this mystery? November was National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, also called Movember because millions of men grow mustaches to increase awareness and support ongoing research.

Dale Begg-Smith's Achievements Commemorated on Postage Stamp
Canada's postal agency announced that it would stop delivering mail to private homes over the next five years and substantially increase postal rates. The USPS in the United States can raise the price of a stamp from 46 to 47 cents in January. And Federal regulators in Germany just approved the request by Deutsche Post to raise postal rates next year

Winning Brands Expands KIND(TM) Laundry Detergent Range With Gentlr(TM) Technology for Sensitive Skin
Winning Brands Corporation (OTC Pink: WNBD) has commenced production and delivered the first run of a new one-Gallon SKU for its KIND® Laundry Detergent with enhanced proprietary Gentlr™ Technology formulation for consumers with sensitive skin -- a growing consumer concern

UST Global Wins GOAL 2013 for the Third Successive Year
UST Global, an information technology solutions and services company for Global 1000 enterprises, announced that it has been crowned the football champions of Technopark for the third successive year by winning GOAL 2013, the sixth edition of Technopark’s annual football tournament organized by UST Global

Skybox Imaging Captures World’s First High-Resolution, HD Video of Earth from Space
Skybox Imaging (Skybox) announced today the release of the world’s first high-resolution, high-definition video of Earth taken by a commercial remote sensing satellite

Mantra Venture Group Achieves Significant Milestones in 2012 and Looks to 2013 for Further Growth
Mantra Venture Group (OTCQB: MVTG)(BERLIN: 5MV) looks back on a tremendously successful and productive 2012 while heralding in a number of innovative prospects for 2013.

Play It Safe in 2013 With Auto Accident App
Platinum Peak's Auto Accident App has proven itself to be a reliable, honest chronicler of car wrecks. The cutting edge developers of this application have come up with a series of updates for both iPhone and Android that make the system perform at an even higher level.

SFIMA Panel Shares the Secrets to Online PR Success
Out with the old, in with the new! Companies ready to shift to a more effective online PR strategy will want to attend the South Florida Interactive Marketing Association's first event of the new year, "Using Search and Social Media to Maximize Online PR

Bell Bottoms or Parachute Pants: Barona Resort & Casino Celebrates the '70s and '80s at Its December 26 Party Pit
Barona Resort & Casino is giving players a chance to relive their favorite decade with its '70s vs. '80s Party Pit on December 26.

Zoo Zoo Bubble, Bubble Game to Astound 1 Billion Enthusiasts
PNIX Games has announced the release of its newest game Zoo Zoo Bubble, a revolutionary puzzle game for Android.

BIOLASE to Present at Sidoti Annual NY Micro Cap Conference
BIOLASE, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOL), the world's leading dental laser manufacturer and distributor, announced today that Fred Furry, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, is scheduled to present at the Sidoti & Company Annual NY Micro Cap Conference as follows:

Royal Resorts Selects RCI to Welcome in a New Era
RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange and part of the Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN) family of brands, announced today that it welcomed Royal Resorts® to its world's largest exchange network of more than 4,000 affiliated properties in approximately 100 countries.

ARM and Cadence Tape Out First 14nm FinFET Test Chip Targeting Samsung Process
ARM (LSE: ARM) (NASDAQ: ARMH) and Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) today announced the tape-out of the first 14-nanometer test chip implementation of the high-performance ARM® Cortex™-A7 processor, the most energy-efficient applications processor from ARM

Bruno Mars Continues Reign Over Billboard's "Hot 100" With "Locked Out Of Heaven" at No. 1 for Second Straight Week; "UNORTHODOX JUKEBOX" Marks Grammy Winner's Highest First Week Sales Debut, Entering at No. 2 on the Billboard 200
Atlantic recording artist Bruno Mars is standing tall atop Billboard's "Hot 100" for the second consecutive week as "Locked Out Of Heaven" continues its reign at No. 1. The single -- which marks the Grammy Award-winner's fourth chart-topper -- is featured on Mars' just-released sophomore album, "UNORTHODOX JUKEBOX," which has made its SoundScan/Billboard 200 debut at No

ChemSW's 5 Keys to Successful Safety Inspections Webinar Now Available On-Demand
ChemSW, Inc.'s webinar, 5 Keys to Successful Safety Inspections, is now available on demand on ChemSW's YouTube channel at

Chelton Self Storage Finishes 2012 Strong, Looking for Even Bigger 2013
Chelton Self Storage facility wishes all its customers a happy farewell to 2012 and happy beginning to 2013.

Smith Heating and Air Conditioning Grows Business With Sage 100 Contractor
Sage North America today announced that Smith Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc., a full-service mechanical contractor specializing in the design, sales, installation, and service of Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning ( HVAC ), and refrigeration systems, uses award-winning Sage 100 Contractor to increase productivity and grow its business.

Dachis Group Announces the Launch of Social Business Summit 2013
Dachis Group, a leading data-driven social marketing solutions firm, today announced the schedule for the fourth annual Social Business Summit 2013 global series, taking place in seven cities across four continents throughout 2013.

Viratech Announces Acquisition of for $6.2 Million in Securities
Viratech Corp. (PINKSHEETS: VIRA), the first open source biotech research social network platform, announced today an acquisition merger with, Inc., in exchange for $6.2 million in Viratech restricted common stock.

MultiTouch Demonstrates New Interactive Touch Display Products and Applications at CES 2013
MultiTouch Ltd., the world leader in interactive display systems, today announced the showcase of its new touch display products and applications at CES 2013, taking place in Las Vegas, in central hall, booth #14246

Florida Beach Town Selects Avaya Network to Reduce Costs and Provide Seamless Support to City Staff

RCI(R) Unveils Chinese Language Website for Exchange Members
RCI®, the global leader in vacation exchange, recently launched a fully-transactional website in simplified Chinese available to its exchange members. suits the needs of members and affiliates with 13 language options that include English, Spanish, Italian, Greek, French, Portuguese, Dutch and, now, simplified Chinese.

ViaWest Announces Partnership With Galvanize
ViaWest, one of the largest privately held data center, cloud computing and managed service providers in North America, announces its partnership with Galvanize, a Denver-based start-up ecosystem, designed to support the development of high growth digital entrepreneurs and start-ups

How to Sustain Profits in the Airline Business: WheelTug CEO Presentation at Future of Air Transport Conference (Video)
WheelTug is pleased to announce that the video of its presentation to the Marketforce Future of Air Transport Conference on 3 December is now available for viewing at . The speech is on Making and Sustaining Profits in the Airline Business.

Xtera Launches XteraLink for Small and Medium Enterprises
Xtera Communications Inc. (Xtera), a leading global provider of Optical and WAN networking solutions, has announced the launch of the XteraLink 300. This new, commercially available product line brings advanced networking solutions to branch offices, home offices, medium size businesses, apartments, hotels, and other multi-tenant buildings

MIT student invents world's first 'self-balancing' electric unicycle
A student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has invented the first "self-balancing" electric unicycle.

Google beats Facebook as 2011's most visited site in US
Google has been the most visited site of 2011 in US, with Facebook coming a close second, a new study has revealed.

Emma Watson grows out of 'Harry Potter' image for Lancome campaign
Emma Watson's photographs for Lancome campaign show that she has left the days of 'Harry Potter' far behind.

Newt Gingrich Gets Personal While Addressing Moms at CafeMom Event in Des Moines
Today Newt Gingrich, surrounded by his wife, daughters and grandchildren, was moved to tears as he recalled memories of his mother in front of 100 moms at a "Coffee Break" hosted by CafeMom, the most visited site for moms in America with more than nine million monthly unique visitors. Collecting himself, Gingrich admitted, "I do policy much easier than I do personal."

$250,000 Golden Ticket Drawn at Barona: San Diego Woman Takes Home Casino's Largest Grand Prize Giveaway in History
One lucky San Diegan's life was forever changed on Dec. 23 with the drawing of Barona Resort & Casino's largest, guaranteed grand finale prize in its history: The Golden Ticket Giveaway. Ending 2011 on an exciting note, Mary T. of San Diego was thrilled to learn that her Golden Ticket was the winning ticket drawn out of 53 daily winners over the 53 day promotion.

Judicial Watch Announces Washington's "Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians" for 2011
Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, today released its 2011 list of Washington's "Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians." The list, in alphabetical order, includes: Rep. Spencer Bachus (R-AL); Former Senator John Ensign (R-NV); Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL); Attorney General Eric Holder; Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr

Mu Sigma Closes $108 Million Investment Round, Led by Global Growth Investor General Atlantic
Mu Sigma (, the largest pure-play provider of analytics and decision support services for global enterprise customers, announced today that it has closed a $108 million investment round led by General Atlantic

DreamHost Denounces SOPA and Sticks to It

Barona Resort & Casino Toasts to 2012 With New Year's Eve Rapid Fire Power Giveaway
Barona Resort & Casino is ringing in the New Year on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011 with an exciting celebration throughout the casino including Barona's famous $50,000 Rapid Fire Power Giveaway, dueling pianos and a lineup of special entertainment.

Update on closing of Telcordia acquisition
* New estimated closing in the beginning of 2012 * Ericsson and Telcordia confident in the progress of the approval processEricsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) informs that the acquisition of Telcordia willlikely notclose before year-end as originally forecasted when the agreement wasannouncedon June 14, 2011

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