Archive | May 22nd, 2013

James Franco discusses “As I Lay Dying” at Cannes festival premier

May 22, 2013

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In a special video interview this week with The Hollywood Reporter, actor James Franco discusses his upcoming film “As I Lay Dying” in conjunction with its world premier at the Cannes Film Festival. The movie, based on William Faulkner’s dark Southern Gothic novel, was filmed on location in Mississippi. “I first read it when I was fifteen […]

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Olive Branch’s Sam Thomasson turns frustration into new business for the hearing impaired

May 22, 2013

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When Kate Thomasson was just a toddler she had lost most of her hearing. After trying numerous hearing aids that failed to fully remedy her problem, Kate’s frustrated father decided to take matters into his own hands. An accomplished electrical engineer and entrepreneur, Sam Thomasson vowed to use his expertise to create a revolutionary new […]

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C Spire starts Samsung Galaxy S4 pre-orders

May 22, 2013

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C Spire Wireless is now accepting customer pre-orders for the new Samsung Galaxy S 4 touchscreen smartphone, which will be introduced this summer on their network. “This phone features a unique suite of easy to use innovations that promise to change how consumers interact with their primary communications device,” said Kevin Hankins, COO for C […]

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J-2X engine tests at Stennis Space Center highlighted in NASA video

May 22, 2013

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Engineers are installing the J-2X engine E10002 in the A-1 test stand at NASA’s Stennis Space Center on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The installation is in preparation for a new series of tests, where the engine will be gimbaled, or pivoted, during test firings. Gimbal tests are an important part of the design process. When […]

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(BUSINESS VIDEO) Wingham Rowan: A new kind of job market

May 22, 2013

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Plenty of people need jobs with very flexible hours — but it’s difficult for those people to connect with the employers who need them. Wingham Rowan is working on that. In this Ted Talk, we explains how the same technology that powers modern financial markets can help employers book workers for slivers of time. Wingham […]

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