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Apria Healthcare Group Inc.
Apria Healthcare Announces 2005 Fourth Quarter Financial Results
LAKE FOREST, Calif., Feb. 8, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Apria Healthcare Group Inc. (NYSE:AHG), the nation's leading home healthcare company, today announced its financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2005. Revenues were $359.7 million in the fourth quarter of 2005, a 4.4% decrease compared to revenues of $376.4 million for the fourth quarter in 2004. Net income for the fourth quarter of 2005 was $19.5 million or $0.43 per share (diluted), compared to $27.3 million or $0.55 per share for the same period last year. Full year revenues were $1.474 billion in 2005, compared to $1.451 billion in 2004. Net income for 2005 was $66.9 million or $1.37 per share versus $114.0 million or $2.27 per share in 2004.
PCS Edventures!.com, Inc.
PCS Edventures! Announces Additional Middle East Programs
BOISE, Idaho, Feb. 8, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Today PCS Edventures! (OTCBB:PCSV) announced additional sales and installations of its learning lab programs into Saudi Arabia and Egypt. The deployments included its Academy of Robotics(tm), Academy of Electronics(tm), physics and chemistry simulation packages, BrickLab(r), and its proprietary Edventures In Robotics Challenge (ERC) series. The programs, which were government funded, are being installed in the Jeddah Technology Center and the Al Andalous School in Saudi Arabia, as well as select locations in Egypt as determined by the new Egyptian Minister of Education. These installations are in addition to the World Bank funded ECE project in the Middle East previously announced by PCS Edventures!, which is expected to begin in February 2006.
Lantronix Offers Updated Networking Tutorials, Including Expanded Wireless Content, for Network Management Education
IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 8, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Lantronix, Inc. (Nasdaq:LTRX), a leader in device networking and data center management technologies, today announced an update to its popular networking tutorials. As part of the Lantronix Web site "Learning Center," the updated tutorials expand the popular networking educational tools that have provided a solid foundation and understanding of basic networking protocols and techniques for many years. Advanced topics such as serial-to-Ethernet and wireless serial port 802.11 connectivity are also covered.
PricewaterhouseCoopers to Safeguard Hollywood's Biggest Secret for 72nd Year
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 8, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Continuing its 72-year relationship with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), PricewaterhouseCoopers today announced that Brad Oltmanns and Rick Rosas will lead the balloting process for the 78th Annual Academy Awards(r). Oltmanns and Rosas will be the only people who know who the Oscars winners are before their names are announced to the world during the Academy Awards telecast on ABC at 5 p.m. PST (8 p.m. EST) on Sunday, March 5, 2006.
New Dragon Asia Corporation
New Dragon Asia to Expand its Longyuan Packaging Operation
SHENZHEN, China, Feb. 8, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- New Dragon Asia Corp. (AMEX:NWD) today announced its board of directors has approved a $3.6 million investment to expand the company's packaging operation in Longyuan City, Shandong Province, China, which includes approximately $200,000 to purchase the remaining 45 percent equity interest in the operation owned by an existing joint venture partner.
Cytomedix CEO Kshitij Mohan Discusses Company's Autologel System During Interview With The Wall Street Reporter
ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 8, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Cytomedix, Inc. (AMEX:GTF), a biotechnology company specializing in the research, development, licensing, and systems for treating non-healing chronic wounds including diabetic ulcers, today announced that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Kshitij Mohan was interviewed by The Wall Street Reporter and discussed the Company's submission of a pre-market 510(k) application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking clearance for its AutoloGel(tm) System.
Metso Notice of Annual General Meeting
HELSINKI, Finland, Feb. 8, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The shareholders of Metso Corporation are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting scheduled at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 4, 2006. The meeting will be held in the Marina Congress Center at Katajanokanlaituri 6, 00160 Helsinki.