Showcase Cinemas, Multiplex Cinemas, Cinema de Lux, and KinoStar brands. foundation 1984 location White Plains, New York, USA (earlier) Austin, Texas, USA industry Telecommunications By 1990 it was the second-largest online service provider, with 465,000 subscribers trailing only CompuServe's 600,000. Shapiro, Eben.
; ref it is best known for its online poker room '''PartyPoker.com''' and its sports betting brand Bwin (officially styled ''bwin''). It is headquartered in Gibraltar and quoted on the London Stock Exchange. PartyGaming Plc was founded in 1997 with the launch of Starluck Casino. Prior to passage of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 by the U.S. Congress (United States Congress), PartyPoker was the world's largest online poker brand (based on cash
game revenue and number of players). Its market share has diminished since then but it remains the second largest online poker room in the world. Poker Scout Online poker traffic rankings Bwin Bwin – known as Betandwin from its founding until 2006 – began life with 12 employees in 1997. The company launched its first online gambling site just one year after the company was founded, focusing on the growing sports betting market
. This notability resulted in the organization being featured on the front page of the Wall Street Journal in 2006. It is considered the largest online flight simulation network in the world with over 209,000 registered members as of 3 September 2009,
in Shanghai and was owned by Zhu Jun, the owner of China's second-largest online gaming company The9 since 2005. His youthful studies include a spell at the famous Yucai School in Chongqing. He moved to Shanghai in 1948, where he performed as a pianist. He attended the Tchaikovsky Music Conservatory in Moscow from 1954-58, before joining the Beijing Central Conservatory. ; pinyin: Bái Máo Nǚ) is a Chinese
is a Shanghai-based online game operator which had the exclusive license to operate and distribute World of Warcraft in China (launched in June 2005, it has since become the largest online game), a license they secured after successfully aiding Webzen Games in distributing ''Mu Online'' in China. However, in April 2009, Blizzard has said that the licence has been moved to NetEase.com. http: www.theregister.co.uk 2009 04 16 blizzard_ditches_the9 Early films, 1933–48 Malaysian cinema began in 1933 with ''Leila Majnun'', based on a classical Persian (Iran) story of two ill-fated lovers. Directed by B.S. Rajhans and produced by the Singapore-based Motilal Chemical Company of Bombay, the cast was derived from a local opera group. Observing the success of this project, two brothers, Run Run (Run Run Shaw) and Run Me Shaw, were prompted in 1937 to import some equipment from Shanghai and start the production of Malay films from their small studio at Ampas Road in Singapore. However, they only managed to produce five or six movies prior to the Japanese invasion (History of Malaysia#War and Emergency) in 1941. *Repose of Archimandrite Hieron, founder of New Athos (1912) *Abbess Ruffina of Harbin and Shanghai (1937) *"Diasozousa" Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos - border 100px (File:Flag of the Republic of China 1912-1928.svg) 1912–28 First flag of the Republic of China, or "Five Races Under One Union" Used mainly in Shanghai and eastern parts of northern China until 1928. This flag was widely flown even before the founding of the Republic of China by Chinese on the eastern coast and garnered the greatest respect at the founding of the ROC. Stripes represent the five great races (Nationalities of China) in China's history, according to Dr. Sun Yat-sen: red for Han Chinese, yellow to represent Manchus, blue as Mongols, white for both Hui (Hui people)s and Uyghurs (Uyghur people), and black for Tibetans (Tibetan people). - - style "background-color: #DDDDDD" Shanghai
Fees '''Discogs''', short for discographies (discography), is a website and database of information about audio (Sound) recordings, including commercial (commerce) releases, promotional releases, and bootleg (Bootleg recording) or off-label releases. The Discogs servers, currently hosted under the domain name '''discogs.com''', are owned by Zink Media, Inc., and are located in Portland, Oregon, USA (United States). Discogs is one of the largest online databases
Cummings for the sum of 870 guineas. This was due to the horse having a club foot and a paralysed ear (an injury incurred as a result of being kicked in the head by another horse as a yearling, paralysing the nerves down one side of his face). '''Trade Me''' is the largest Internet-auction (online auction business model) website operating in New Zealand. Managed by Trade Me Ltd the site was founded in 1999 by New Zealand entrepreneur Sam Morgan (entrepreneur) Sam Morgan
Hinds publisher ''The New York Times'' page 60 date 23 September 1979 accessdate 11 April 2009 until she boarded a passenger boat for Europe. In the summer of 1975 in Saint-Malo, France she met her future husband Rob James, who was skippering yachts for Chay Blyth and who had come into port with a charter boat. '''Sam Morgan''' (born 1975) is best known as the founder of TradeMe, New Zealand's largest
online auction (online auction business model) site, which he sold in 2006 to Australian media company Fairfax for over NZ$750 million. Personal history Morgan grew up in Wellington, New Zealand, with his father economist Gareth Morgan (Gareth Morgan (economist)) and mother Jo Morgan a local bus driver
. '''LeShop.ch''' is a Swiss (Switzerland) online shopping center LeShop Blog . The company counts 30,000 regular customers and achieved a turnover of CHF (Swiss franc) 47'100'000 in 2005. With more than 7,500 food, near-food and non-food products, LeShop.ch is one of Europe's largest online grocery stores and, in the first quarter of 2006, the first one to achieve break-even after Great Britain's
in Seattle, Washington (Washington (state)), United States. It is the world's largest online retailer. Amazon has separate websites for the following countries: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, France
of Europe''. *Alexander Farnese – Duke of Parma, Duke of Piacenza. '''Amazon.com, Inc.''' ( ) is an American multinational (multinational corporation) electronic commerce company with headquarters in Seattle, Washington (Washington (state)), United States. It is the world's largest online retailer.