latest news releases from the newsroom
lastminute.com plc -- Board Change
LONDON, Nov. 20, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Martha Lane Fox, lastminute.com's Group Managing Director, has told the Board that she wants to stand down from her executive role at the end of 2003. Martha will be staying on with the Company as a Non-Executive Director and, of course, as a major shareholder.
United Online, Inc.
Overture and United Online Renew Sponsored Search Partnership
PASADENA and WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Nov. 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Overture Services, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq:YHOO), and United Online, Inc. (Nasdaq:UNTD), the nation's leading provider of value-priced Internet access services, today announced a three-year renewal agreement in which Overture will provide its sponsored search results to the United Online properties. In addition, Yahoo! Inc., the parent company of Overture, will provide United Online with its own algorithmic Web search results.
Where Only Eagles Dare to Fly - New novel tells of woman searching for her Indian heritage
HIGHLANDVILLE, Mo., Nov. 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- When Amelia Malone's curiosity about her Native American ancestry prompts her to move from her rural home to the city, she is plunged into a chain of events that puts her in touch with ancient spirits, introduces her to prejudice and steers her on a quest to find herself. Author Carol J. Sale's new book, Where Only Eagles Dare to Fly (now available through 1stBooks), is a story of friendship and adventure written to appeal to readers of all ages.
Goats in the Kitchen - Author Tells True Story of Survival in the Wilds of Canada
SAULT SAINTE MARIE, Ontario, Nov. 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The human spirit seems to be able to persevere in almost any environment, under any circumstance. In the frozen Canadian shield, a widowed mother and her eight children struggle to survive on their icy farm and live to tell the tale in the new book, Goats in the Kitchen: A True Story of Adventures Unlike Any Other (now available through 1stBooks), by Dorie Mactino.
Oily Waters - New Novel Confronts Damage of Colonization, Western Influence
TORONTO, Nov. 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The post-colonial world of Africa is a chaotic whirlwind of fire, poverty and war. Author Ikechi P. Ihejirika uses the reality of Africa to weave a fictional novel based on the years of oppression, oil drilling and Western control. His new novel, Oily Waters (now available through 1stBooks), spans centuries to dissect the damage colonists and Western corporate imperials are inflicting in Africa.