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Andrew G. Church Named Chief Operating Officer of Oneida Ltd.
New York, New York November 1, 2007 - Oneida Ltd. today announced that Chief Financial Officer Andrew G. Church has been given additional responsibilities and promoted to Chief Operating Officer of the company. He will continue to serve as CFO, a position he has held since joining Oneida in 2004.
Chesapeake Appalachia, LLC Signs Agreement With Equipment & Controls, Inc. Using Globalstar to Monitor Remote Gas Well Locations
MILPITAS, Calif., Nov. 1, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Globalstar, Inc. (Nasdaq:GSAT), a leading provider of mobile satellite voice and data services to businesses and individuals, today announced that Chesapeake Appalachia, LLC has entered into an agreement with Equipment & Controls, Inc. (ECI) based in Pittsburgh, PA. The agreement calls for Chesapeake to utilize ExtraNET CC(tm) communications controllers purchased from ECI and the Globalstar satellite data network to transmit SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) and other information from its remote natural gas wells throughout the Appalachian Gas Basin back to the Chesapeake host computers. The communications controllers will be installed on various Chesapeake gas well sites located in remote locations not easily serviced by traditional land-based and wireless infrastructure.
'In Context' Web Advertising is More Effective, New Research Shows
NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Seeing an ad in context on a web page has a direct positive impact on ad effectiveness, according to a pilot study conducted by OTX (Online Testing eXchange), a leading consumer research and consulting firm. Advertising placed on relevant pages of content on neutral and general interest websites outperformed the same advertising on out of context pages and equaled the response to the same ad on a highly relevant website. The study, the first in a series, was commissioned by ContextWeb, creator of online ad exchange ADSDAQ.
S2C Global Systems Inc.
S2C Gains Experienced Senior Marketing Executive for Future Expansion
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 1, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- S2C Global Systems (OTCBB:STWG) (http://www.s2cglobal.com), designer and developer of the "S2C Aquaduct" commercial vending system that delivers pre-packaged, 5-gallon bottled water from the bottling plant to the consumer, announces that Mr. Stephen C. Millen, currently a member of S2C Global's Advisory Board, has agreed to join the Company's operations team as Vice-President of Global Sales and Marketing effective November 1, 2007.
Cree Announces Corporate Conversion to LED Lighting
DURHAM, N.C., Nov. 1, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq:CREE), a leader in LED solid-state lighting components, today announced plans to convert all lighting at its Durham headquarters and manufacturing facility to LED lighting and released the results of the first phase of the conversion. The parking lots, entryways, lobby and conference rooms at Cree's headquarters building are now 100-percent lit by energy-efficient, environmentally friendly XLamp(r) LEDs. Cree's LED Workplace(tm) conversion validates the energy savings, quality of light and reality that LED lighting is now a viable option for business and residential consumers.
OceanFirst Financial Corp.
OceanFirst Financial Corp. to Present At Bank Investor Conferences
TOMS RIVER, N.J., Nov. 1, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- OceanFirst Financial Corp. (Nasdaq:OCFC), the holding company for OceanFirst Bank, today announced it will be presenting at two bank investor conferences. The Company will present at the Community Bank Investor Conference on November 2, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. This conference is sponsored by America's Community Bankers. The Company will also present at the Sandler O'Neill & Partners, LP Financial Services Conference on November 13, 2007 at 7:10 a.m. Eastern Time.