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Saxo Bank A/S
Saxo Bank Captures 'Best Retail Platform' Award in New York.
GENTOFTE, Denmark, July 18, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The editors and judges at FX Week awarded "Best Retail Platform for FX trading" to Saxo Bank at its second annual U.S. congress, eFX Week USA 2005. This closely watched and competitive category effectively crowns the winner as the thoroughbred of the industry. The SaxoTrader, a multi-product information, execution and risk management platform, stepped past competing offerings from FXCM, CMC, Gain Capital and many other well-known platforms. For the Danish Investment Bank, this worldwide industry recognition marks its eighth consecutive blue ribbon performance since entering the awards field in 2003."We are gratified to have earned this recognition," commented co-CEO Lars Seier Christensen. "The SaxoTrader is at the center of our business model. Saxo Bank is a facilitator in the capital markets industry, and the platform is how we deliver superior liquidity, trade execution, news and risk management. Naturally, we're delighted and feel quite privileged to see the SaxoTrader earn this accolade."
EPOD International Inc.
EPOD Provides Shareholder Update
KELOWNA, British Columbia, July 18, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- EPOD International Inc. (OTCBB:EPOI) (Frankfurt: EDU.F), a developer of advanced energy management technologies that significantly increase the efficiency of electrical power devices, today announces management's decision to increase the Company's focus on the global solar power market.
ActiveCore Technologies, Inc.
ActiveCore Investment Pays Significant Dividends
TORONTO, July 18, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- ActiveCore Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:ATVE) is pleased to announce that as a result of its restructured investment in ePocket Inc. ("ePocket"), a private Ontario corporation, the Company will receive a one-time cash payment of approximately $250,000 and an equity interest of approximately 0.5% in the continuing entity.
Aleratec Earns Another PC Magazine Editors' Choice with DVD/CD Disc Repair Plus
CHATSWORTH, Calif., July 18, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Alera Technologies, developer and manufacturer of Advanced Optical Recording Solutions, proudly announces that the Aleratec DVD/CD Disc Repair Plus(tm), the complete disc repair kit including a motorized system with buffing, cleaning and repair wheels, and specialized liquid solutions for the disc restoration processes, successfully swept the competition in a the latest PC Magazine review. A few simple tests showed that the DVD/CD Disc Repair Plus was the only product reviewed that could repair discs with deep scratches and is worthy of PC Magazine's coveted Editors' Choice Award. You can read the PC Magazine review in its entirety at http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,1759,1835760,00.asp
Imperia Entertainment Inc.
Soleil Film's Award Winning Celebrity Profile Series, 'Autograph,' to Air in Lake Havasu, Arizona on KLHU TV Channel 45
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., July 18, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Soleil Film, Inc. (Pink Sheets:SFLM) announced today that its award winning television series, "Autograph," will air this season in Lake Havasu, Arizona, on KLHU TV 45. "This is part of our distributor, Karma Media's plan to make a broad base of distribution of our program in the United States over satellite, cable and traditional broadcasters," CEO, Kenneth Eade, commented. He continued, "Karma is also in discussions with several foreign broadcast networks that we anticipate will extend distribution into the major foreign markets as well," he added.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Northrop Grumman Demonstrates JWST Telescope Control System at Keck Observatory
REDONDO BEACH, Calif., July 18, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) team developing the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has successfully tested software that will be used to bring the space observatory's 18 mirror segments into alignment following launch. The test is a key step in verifying that the mirrors will produce clear images of the first stars and galaxies formed in the universe following the rough vibrations and disturbances during launch.