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Habanero Resources Inc.
Habanero Announces That Alberta Oil Sands Prospect Commences Operations
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Habanero Resources Inc. ("Habanero") (Pink Sheets:HBNRF) (TSX-V:HAO) (Frankfurt:HRJ) wishes to announce that it has been notified by the operator ("the Company") that operations are underway on the Alberta Oil Sands Prospect (news dated November 17, 2005). Currently the prospect is being prepared for the seismic to be completed. It's expected that the seismic data will be collected over the coming weeks. The property is very close to infrastructure including roads and power, as well as a pipeline running directly through the property. There is likely a supply of condensate in the area for treating and blending for pipeline sales. The Company is planning a pilot plant for testing the recoverable reserve via Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD) and the Company plans to file application to AEUB for the pilot plant during the 1st quarter of 2006. The Company also plans to drill two additional wells as part of its current program and will undertake the 3-D seismic survey of the lands that will enable the Company to re-assess the size and extent of its reserves and administer its pilot project.
AlphaRx Updates Binoxan Development, a Potential Non-Irritating, Twice-a-Day Eye Drop for Ocular Inflammation
MARKHAM, Ontario, Jan. 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- AlphaRx Inc. (OTCBB:ALRX), an emerging biopharmaceutical company utilizing proprietary drug delivery technology to develop novel formulations of drugs, is pleased to report positive toxicology data for ALRX IM, the active ingredient in Binoxan(tm). ALRX IM is an Indomethacin Ester, which has shown comparable biological activity to standard Indomethacin formulations in animal studies, but is substantially less toxic and less irritating than the existing non-steroidal therapy. Furthermore, as ALRX IM is more soluble than Indomethacin, when incorporated into the Company's colloidal delivery platform, it may have increased permeability and correspondingly higher efficacy.
QLogic Leads Industry in 4Gb Fibre Channel HBA Performance
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Jan. 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), the leader in Fibre Channel host bus adapters (HBAs), today announced the industry's highest performance with its new SANblade Pro(tm) 2440 and 2460 families of enterprise 4Gb HBAs. Based on independent side-by-side testing, the SANblade Pro 2440 Series HBA achieved 202,000 I/Os per second read performance and 150 percent faster write performance than the enterprise-class HBA tested from the primary competitor. The high-end SANblade Pro 2460 Series HBA achieved even higher performance with a dramatic 304,000 I/Os per second. SANblade Pro HBAs are designed from the ground up to meet the increased performance demands of multiple applications running on virtualized servers.
Quanex Building Products Corporation
Quanex Corporation Quarterly Update -- Fiscal First Quarter 2006
HOUSTON, Jan. 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Quanex Corporation (NYSE:NX), an industry-leading manufacturer of value-added engineered materials and components for the vehicular products and building products markets, announced today that it expects to report fiscal first quarter 2006 diluted earnings per share from continuing operations in a range of $1.00 to $1.05, up some 35% from prior guidance, when it reports results on February 23, 2006. The higher guidance is due to stronger than expected seasonal results in the Building Products segment and lower than anticipated scrap costs in the Vehicular Products segment.
JetBlue Airways Corporation
JetBlue Launches Nonstop Service Between Washington, DC and Boston
NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq:JBLU) launches its nonstop flight between Washington, DC and Boston today with six daily roundtrips during the week and five roundtrips on weekends. The new nonstop service will be flown with JetBlue's new EMBRAER 190 100-seat aircraft, which features more than 100 channels of XM Satellite Radio. When combined with the airline's current offering of 36 channels of DIRECTV(r) programming, JetBlue will offer the most live entertainment options of any airline.
New Neoware Thin Clients Address Key Customer Requirements
KING of PRUSSIA, Pa., Jan. 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Neoware, Inc. (Nasdaq:NWRE), the leading supplier of enterprise thin client solutions and related software and services, today announced two innovative new additions to its thin client portfolio -- the Neoware e90 and Neoware e140.
Energy Conservation Technologies, Inc.
Energy Conservation Technologies, Inc. -- Activities and Primary Business Goals for January-June, 2006
BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Energy Conservation Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets:ENYC), a landmark technology company ("Econ"), announces its primary business goals for January-June, 2006.