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FierceWireless Launches Fierce Favorites Awards
WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- FierceWireless (www.fiercewireless.com) today announced the "Fierce Favorites" blog awards to recognize and celebrate bloggers' contributions to coverage of the wireless industry. Voting for Fierce Favorites begins Oct. 18 and is open to all subscribers of FierceWireless and other FierceMarkets publications, as well as any readers of wireless industry blogs. The top 20 blogs will each be recognized as a "Fierce Favorite."
Web Wise Kids
Web Wise Kids Releases New Computer Game That Challenges Teens to Recognize the Dangers of Online Crimes
SACRAMENTO, Calif, Oct. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- AirDogs, a detective style game that teaches kids that online crimes - software piracy, fraud, extortion, and bullying - have lifelong legal and social consequences for teens and their families was released today at the California Cyber Security Summit in Sacramento, California, Web Wise Kids and the Entertainment Software Association Foundation (ESAF) announced. The game is sponsored by the Entertainment Software Association Foundation and will be distributed by Web Wise Kids to classrooms in all fifty states. More than two million students across the country are expected to play the game, which was created by LiveWires Design Ltd.
Stronghold Industries Inc.
Market Advisors Initiates Coverage
LINCOLN, Neb., Oct. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Market Advisors, Inc., a stock research firm, has initiated coverage of Stronghold Industries, Inc. (Pink Sheets:SGDS) today with a potential intermediate-term objective of $1.40. Our price objective of $1.40 indicates a potential gain of over 300% from its current price. Our assessment of Stronghold is well supported by its core business and future expansion plans.
EcoPlus Announces It Begins Financing Agreement for National Municipalities in SmallCapVoice Interview
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- EcoPlus, Inc. (Pink Sheets:ECPL) announced during an interview with SmallCapVoice.Com that it has inked a final agreement with Academic Capital Group, Inc. of Chicago, Illinois, a municipal lease-finance company. The program agreement will supply qualified municipalities with lease-purchase financing for acquisition of the EcoPlus patent-pending brown grease disposal technology. Academic Capital Group has strong public-side experience and its extensive sales-aid financing is expected to accelerate EcoPlus, Inc.'s equipment placements and provide additional value-added options to the customer base.
Dow Jones & Company
Wall Street Journal to Expand Color Pages for Advertisers Beginning January 2009
NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Wall Street Journal announced today a two-year project to upgrade and refit its printing plants to meet the demands of business-to-business and business-to-consumer advertisers seeking additional opportunities to buy color advertising in the paper. The number of color pages offered advertisers will increase to 168 pages a week -- an increase of 17%, beginning in January 2009. This marks the first Journal color expansion for advertisers since 2002.