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Shazamstocks.com Announces Profile Launch of HealthSonix Inc.
WELLINGTON, Fla., Sept. 25, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ken Weiner, Publisher of Shazamstocks.com, today announced profile coverage of HealthSonix Inc. (Pink Sheets:HSXI). The profile is a comprehensive look at the company's growth initiative. You can view the complete profile at http://www.shazamstocks.com/profiles/hsxi/index.php.
Cyphermint Partners With Portal Access Direct
MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Sept. 25, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Cyphermint, Inc., a leading provider of secure electronic payment solutions, announced today that they have signed an agreement with Portal Access Direct LLC to partner on the development of a kiosk operating framework for Portal Access Direct's PulsePerks(tm) Program.
National Milk Brands Climb On the Oakhurst Bandwagon: 'No Artificial Growth Hormone'
PORTLAND, Maine, Sept. 25, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Consumer demand for artificial hormone-free milk led Maine's Oakhurst Dairy, www.oakhurstdairy.com, to take a leadership stance against artificial growth hormone (rBST) a decade ago. "It was the right thing to do then," says Stan Bennett, President of Oakhurst, "and it continues to be even more important to our customers today. Oakhurst has always been rBST-free. We haven't wavered on this issue." Others are following the Oakhurst lead. Two of the nation's largest milk companies, Dean Foods and H.P. Hood, have just announced that they are now attempting to switch to rBST-free milk throughout New England.
ADVA Optical Networking
ADVA Optical Networking and InfoVista Partnership Supports Mass-Market Adoption of Ethernet Services
PARIS, HERNDON, Va., MAHWAH, N.J., and MARTINSRIED/MUNICH, Germany, Sept. 25, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- ADVA Optical Networking and InfoVista (Nasdaq:IVTA) (Euronext:IFV) (FR0004031649) today announced a global partnership through which InfoVista's industry-leading performance-management solution, VistaInsight for Networks, will be paired with ADVA's Etherjack-enabled FSP 150 product family. Used in tandem, the joint solution enables service providers to confidently offer exacting service level agreements (SLAs) with their intelligent Ethernet offerings and deliver customers real-time access to information on the performance of those services. By so comprehensively supporting Ethernet SLAs, the combined benefits of InfoVista's and ADVA Optical Networking's solutions address a critical last obstacle to mass-market adoption of Ethernet services.
MorphoSys and U.S. Army Enter Into Biodefense Cooperation -- MorphoSys's AbD Serotec Awarded Sole Supplier Contract to USAMRIID
MARTINSRIED, Germany, Sept. 25, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- MorphoSys AG (Frankfurt:MOR) (Prime Standard Segment, TecDAX) announced today that its business unit AbD Serotec has won a contract as sole source on a biodefense-related project by the USAMRIID, an organization of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command and lead medical research laboratory for the U.S. Biological Defense Program. The USAMRIID has ordered fully human recombinant research antibodies against five bacterial-derived toxins. AbD Serotec will generate these antibodies using the HuCAL GOLD(r) antibody library developed by MorphoSys. Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed.
FortuNet Wins Nevada Gaming Commission Approval to Operate Mobile Gaming Devices and Provides Third Quarter Guidance
LAS VEGAS, Sept. 22, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- On September 21, 2006, FortuNet Inc. (Nasdaq: FNET), a manufacturer of mobile gaming systems, was granted a license by the Nevada Gaming Commission to operate mobile gaming systems in Nevada that enables casino patrons to play traditional casino games, such as poker, keno and slots. The Company plans to adapt its mobile bingo gaming systems, which have been installed in Nevada casinos for many years, to play traditional casino games. The Company must obtain separate regulatory approval from the Nevada Gaming Commission for these adapted systems before the Company can effectively utilize the newly granted license. The Company does not expect to gain such approval in 2006.
Aquila Agrees to Purchase Aries Power Plant From Calpine
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 22, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Aquila, Inc. (NYSE:ILA) has agreed to purchase a 580-megawatt, natural gas-fired power plant, known as the "Aries" plant, in Pleasant Hill, Missouri, from Calpine Corporation for $158.5 million.