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Oct 24, 2011

LATEST World News, Oct 24, 2011


'Battlefield' throws down gauntlet
USA Today
At stake is leadership in one of the hottest genres for the $60 billionglobal video game industry. First-person shooters currently account for about 16% of all console video game sales, and that's expected to increase, says Baird Equity Research ...
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USA Today
New Allianz Life Animated Video Series Demystifies Today's Annuities
MarketWatch (press release)
Based on its revenue, Allianz SE is the 20th largest company in the world (FortuneGlobal 500, August 2010). Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America offers insurance and annuities in all states except New York. In New York, products are issued...
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MTV Announces the Nominees in the Worldwide Act Category of the "2011 MTV EMA"
MarketWatch (press release)
And her latest album, Femme Fatale, has seen three singles crack the Top 10 on the US charts: 'Hold It Against Me', 'Till the World Ends'--which earned her the 2011 VMA for Best Pop Video--and 'I Wanna Go'. The 29-year-old mother of two has wowed fans ...
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First, Live, Global
Broadcasting & Cable
“There was one report that [CNN's] Nic [Robertson] did in Egypt in Alexandria that had eight different sources of video,” notes Khosravi. As user-generated content continues to grow more important in international coverage, “one of the biggest ...
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Global Reach in a Day
Manila Bulletin
Because anyone with a video cam, a web cam or a mobile phone camera can now upload a video for free on the site and connect with potentially millions of people around the world, YouTube has emerged as an important tool for “citizen journalists. ...
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Nasuni Unveils Global Multi-Site Access
MarketWatch (press release)
Secure data distribution to remote office/branch office (ROBO): If the central office needs to distribute marketing or training videos to local sales offices, for example, all one needs to do is save the file to Nasuni. ...
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Streamworks Breaks Another Online Streaming Record at Major League Gaming's ...
PR Newswire (press release)
Black Ocean is a digital media company that invests in, builds and operates technology businesses around the world. Streamworks is a global, end-to-end streaming company that delivers superior live and on-demand video experiences across any network to ...
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Attention Online Retailers: Pitney Bowes Research Shows One Size Does Not Fit ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Online shopping is a truly global habit, according to the research. Overall, 93 percent of consumers polled have purchased products online, with 49 percent doing so during thelast 30 days. Consumers in Germany, South Korea and the UK were the highest ...
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Butterflies to Take Flight During Coldplay's "American Express(R) Unstaged ...
MarketWatch (press release)
YouTube is the world's most popular online video community allowing millions of people to discover, watch and share originally-created videos. Our mission is for YOU to discover and shape the world through video. YouTube provides a forum for people to ...
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Polycom Appoints David Ruggiero as Theater President for North America
MarketWatch (press release)
About Polycom Polycom is the global leader in standards-based unified communications (UC) solutions for telepresence, video, and voice, powered by the Polycom RealPresence platform. The RealPresence platform interoperates with the broadest range of ...
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Brave New World
New Yorker
A second protester, wearing a Guy Fawkes mask, entered the frame to announce breaking news: “We're global! Seventeen hundred viewers right now!” The crowd outside the Orlando chamber of commerce cheered. Thevideo feed had been picked up by ...
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New Yorker
Oracle launches NoSQL database
ITWorld Canada
Broadband satellite for rural Canada launchedBy: Howard Solomon (19 Oct 2011)A US-built satellite was launched from Kazakhstan today which will allow a Canada's Xplornet Communications to offer 4G speeds to rural p ... Cisco to buy video delivery ...
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ITWorld Canada
SAP and United Nations Population Fund Unveil Interactive Analytics as ...
MarketWatch (press release)
The UNFPA will be better equipped to inspire governments, NGOs, the private sector, media, academia and individuals to take actions that will have a socially positive impact on the world." For more information, including screenshots and videos of the ...
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Equinix Launches Marketplace; Transforms the Data Center Into a Revenue Center
MarketWatch (press release)
Equinix, Inc. /quotes/zigman/89870/quotes/nls/eqix EQIX +3.49% connects businesses with partners and customers around the world through a global platform of high performance data centers, containing dynamic ecosystems and the broadest choice of...
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Zakaria on educating students to lead in a global context
CNN (blog)
Every week we bring you in-depth interviews with world leaders, newsmakers and analysts who break down the world's toughest problems. Download and subscribe to the video podcast or the audio. Access the GPS video podcast archive and listen to the audio ...
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Sorenson Media Named to Streaming Media 100 List of Companies That Matter Most ...
MarketWatch (press release)
The Europe Readers' Choice Award, together with the company's latest recognition, underscores the global power of the Sorenson Media brand. Sorenson Media has long been at the forefront of the mainstreaming of quality online video. ...
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World Micro Signs Distribution Agreement With Sullins Connector Solutions
PR Newswire (press release)
ATLANTA, Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- World Micro, a global distributor of electronic components serving the electronics, commercial, military, medical, and aerospace markets, announced today that it has signed a distribution agreement with Sullins ...
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Finnish City Puts Focus on Security with March Networks IP Video Software Solution
PR Newswire (press release)
OTTAWA, Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - March Networks ® (TSX: MN), a globalprovider of intelligent IP video solutions, today announced that the City of Raisio in southwestern Finland is deploying the company's Video Management System (VMS) solution to ...
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Today's e-protesters live-stream to the barricades | Philadelphia Inquirer ...
Philadelphia Inquirer
YouTube is afroth with Occupy news images and videos. Between Sept. 18 and Oct. 18, about 6.1 million viewers hit the Occupy Wall Street website, more than four million of them unique visitors, according to Héctor Cordero-Guzmán, professor in the ...
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Philadelphia Inquirer
Red Line: Global protests, the death of Gaddafi and Viktor Yanukovich
Russia Beyond The Headlines
But the footage, possibly, of the last chaotic moments of Gaddafi's life, offered some clues into what happened. Gaddafi was still alive when he was captured near Sirte. In the video, filmed by a bystander in the crowd and later aired on television, ...
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Russia Beyond The Headlines
(Somewhat) Skeptical Science Finds Evidence for Global Warming
UC Berkeley (blog)
It starts: Global warming is real, according to a major study released today. Despite issues raised by climate change skeptics, the Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature study finds reliable evidence of a rise in the average world land temperature of ...
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Mattel Announces Acquisition of HIT Entertainment
MarketWatch (press release)
"Thomas & Friends(R) routinely ranks among the world's leading preschool toys. Additionally, with more than half of the Thomas & Friends(R) revenue generated from non-toy products, this transaction will marry Mattel's global marketing, distribution and...
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Colombia Clean Power & Fuels, Inc. to Participate in Met Coke World Summit 2011
MarketWatch (press release)
To listen to Mr. Stovash speak about his role as the Chief Executive Officer of CCPF in avideo introduction please click ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uRUhiXr70Cw ). The Met Coke World Summit brings together important professionals, key innovators ...
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Michael Lipper: Buy Asian equities and sell high quality bonds
Citywire.co.uk
by Michael Lipper on Oct 24, 2011 at 09:42 This week's blog is based on thinking about the signs shown for “Occupy Wall Street,” seeing the video rendition of “Too Big to Fail,” remembering the insight of a blind leader, looking at extreme numbers and ...
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Ex-UNESCO chief: Change to oneness values
UPI.com
UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- The rare global concurrence of socioeconomic and political crises is a call to create values fostering the common good, a former UNESCO chief from Spain says. The world must change from a "culture of force, ...
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Tango Selects Interra's Industry Leading Vega H264 Analyzer
MarketWatch (press release)
CUPERTINO, Calif., Oct 24, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Interra Systems, the globalleader of media analysis products, is pleased to announce that Tango, the leader in mobile video communications, has selected Interra's Vega H264 Analyzer for standards...
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Netflix Announces UK Streaming Service
WebProNews
Netflix, despite some recent stumbles, is still the world's top internet film subscription service. And they have just announced a move that will significantly expand their globalreach. Today, the company said that they are bringing streaming services ...
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Iceland's president: Social media turns government into a 'sideshow'
CNN International
By John D. Sutter, CNN Camden, Maine (CNN) -- Facebook updates and YouTubevideos are becoming more important to global affairs than governments, Iceland's president said this week. "This so-called social media has transformed our democratic ...
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ZTE CORPORATION : ZTE Debuts World's First Cloud-Based U-Safety Government ...
4-traders (press release)
SZ), a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions, has today unveiled the world's first cloud-based U-Safety government security solution specifically designed for secure digital government applications at ITU...
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Zhone Technologies Announces Expansion of Zhone FiberHome(TM) Portfolio
MarketWatch (press release)
The new offerings provide advanced multi-play connectivity to global voice, data, andvideo service providers. Zhone will showcase the new MXP-160/260 and MXP-180/280 1U SLMS platforms in its booth (#109) at TelcoTV 2011 in New Orleans, Oct. 25-27. ...
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D2 Technologies Partners With Altair Semiconductor to Create Ultra-Low Power ...
MarketWatch (press release)
CHICAGO, IL and SANTA BARBARA, CA, Oct 24, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- 4G World 2011 -- D2 Technologies, the market leader in embedded IP communications software platforms, today announced that it has partnered with one of the world'sleading ...
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Fox, Telemundo Score FIFA World Cup Rights
Multichannel News
s Fox Sports, which already has a global sports footprint with networks around theworld, now gains the ability to offer arguably the biggest soccer events through 2022. “They're already broadcasting soccer around the globe, so they have a great deal ...
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Envisioning University of Future, in Person or Online
New York Times
The sharpest exchange came during a panel on “Current International Developments and Globalization trends” when the moderator, Francisco Ramirez, a professor of education at Stanford University, called on a student in the audience. ...
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Progressives United, founded by the former senator, buys ad space on Twitter's ...
Salon
The link between Occupy Wall Street and the Situationists is the Vancouver-based anti-consumerist magazine and organization Adbusters, whose call to occupy Wall Street kicked off the now-global protests. In arecent interview, Adbusters co-founder and ...
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Salon
Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia
Los Angeles Times
Dozens of protesters set up camp outside the ECB to show their anger at bankers and politicians over the global economic crisis. London, England — Placards are placed in front of St Paul's Cathedral on the third day of a protest to occupy the London ...
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Shuffle Master, Inc. and OpenBet Ltd. Announce Internet Software License Agreement
MarketWatch (press release)
LAS VEGAS & LONDON, Oct 24, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Shuffle Master, Inc. (nasdaq global select market:SHFL) ("Shuffle Master") and OpenBet Ltd. ("OpenBet")today announced their entry into an Internet Software License Agreement. ...
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Adobe Reveals Winners of 2011 Design Achievement Awards
MarketWatch (press release)
"Today's best design students are tomorrow's professional photographers, film-makers and game designers," said Ann Lewnes, senior vice president, Global Marketing, Adobe. "Adobe is proud to honor their incredible work through the Adobe Design ...
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Equities.com is Official Media Sponsor of Singular Research's 6th Annual Best ...
MarketWatch (press release)
The event will feature presentations from some of today's most exciting undiscovered, emerging growth companies. The video interviews will be published on EquitiesTv shortly following the conference. The conference is expected to attract many of the ...
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China, India Protesters Are the Real '99 Percent': Pankaj Mishra
San Francisco Chronicle
Oct. 24 (Bloomberg) -- In recent days New York's Occupy Wall Street protests have found sympathetic echoes in nearly all the world's major metropolises. From Tokyo to Johannesburg, London to Mexico City, demonstrators -- self-proclaimedly 99 percent of...
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ESPN Signs Multi-Platform Agreement With The Women's Tennis Association
TVbytheNumbers
“We have a long history with professional tennis in our 32 years, and now we are slated to carry all the top-tier tennis events from around the world across our networks.” “With simultaneous matches and global events held year round, ESPN3 is an ideal ...
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Protests go global, rampage in Rome - World news - msnbc.com
Next story in World news New Zealand wins Rugby World Cup. related. Advertise | AdChoices. Video: From Wall Street to the world ... the world today as tens of thousands took to the streets from across the US to Europe and all the .... a possible repeat of street violence that Toronto experienced at the G-20 summit last year. ...
www.msnbc.msn.com/.../protests-go-global-rampage-tear-gas-...
OWS wrapping the planet — RT
Top Videos · Programs ... The Occupied Wall Street Journal – newsfrom the revolution .... in Asia is not catastrophic, recent financial ...
rt.com/news/world-ows-movement-rally-935/
Libya live - Telegraph
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/libya/8838778 / ...For our latest coverage on the death of Gaddafi see our Libya page. ... moments after it received nearly 197 complaints about its coverage by 4pm today . ... 14:44 Anothervideo of Gadaffi's son Mutassim post-capture and still alive has been ...
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/.../Libya-live.html
Gaddafi killed in hometown, Libya eyes future | Reuters
LIVE COVERAGE: Latest news from Libya · Gaddafi killed as Libya's revolt ... Graphicvideo shows Gaddafi alive, manhandled before death Thu, Oct 20 2011 ...
www.reuters.com/article/.../us-libya-idUSTRE79F1FK201110...
Global “Day of Rage
NewsWires | euronews : International and European news all available as video on demand. ... “Yesterday we once again showed the world the anomaly of Italy andtoday, ... Some analysts say the world faces a systemic rise in anger, protest and volatility that could last decades, and that rich-world unrest shares some roots ...
www.euronews.net/.../1164217-wall-street-sit-in-protest-goes-...

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