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The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region's New Study On Returning Troops and Military Families Shows Inadequate Nonprofit Resources to Address Health and Critical Needs
WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A new study by The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region (www.thecommunityfoundation.org) of returning troops from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan shows that community-based nonprofit organizations in the Greater Washington region do not have adequate resources to address the critical needs of these troops and their families. The goal of the study was to assess the ability of community-based nonprofit organizations in Greater Washington to provide critical services to troops and families facing financial, medical and related crises. The study concludes that raising awareness of this gap in resources has the potential to leverage philanthropic dollars to better support troops and their families.
Quartics' Media Coprocessing Solution Featured as a Microsoft Windows 7 `Shed-Compatible' Architecture At WinHEC 2008
IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 10, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Quartics, a provider of semiconductor and software media processing solutions, announced today that its Media Coprocessor Solution (MCP) was showcased throughout Microsoft's WinHEC 2008 Conference in Los Angeles, November 5-7. Microsoft demonstrated Quartics' MCP as one of the first Secure Hardware Encoder Decoder (SHED) compatible components for netbooks, laptops and desktop PCs. The MCP solution was shown during the opening keynote as well as the technical sessions, and demonstrated to the press, operating with Microsoft Windows 7 on a "netbook" computer.
Quartics Appoints Semiconductor Industry Veteran Mario Rivas as Chief Executive Officer
IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 10, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Quartics, a provider of semiconductor and software media processing solutions, today announced that it has named Mario Rivas, formerly Executive Vice President of AMD, as its chief executive officer. He joins a Quartics management team that already includes a number of top technology industry veterans.
Kamada Signs an Additional Long-term Supply Agreement for Raw Material to Manufacture Alpha-1 Antitrypsin
NESS ZIONA, Israel, Nov. 10, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kamada (TASE:KMDA), a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development, manufacturing and marketing of specialty life-saving therapeutics, announced today that it has signed a long-term supply agreement with a multi-national company for the raw material required to manufacture AAT (alpha-1-antitrypsin), Kamada's flagship product, which is administered intravenously (IV) or by inhalation.