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FreeHand Systems International, Inc.
FreeHand Systems International, Inc. Consolidates Offices
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 19, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Angelo J. Panzarella, Director of FreeHand Systems International, Inc. (Pink Sheets:FSYI), announced today that for economic reasons and to streamline communication between the parent and the subsidiary, the Scottsdale Arizona and the Los Altos office will be consolidated into the Los Altos office as soon as practical. Effective immediately, all correspondence for FreeHand Systems International, Inc. and its subsidiary should be sent to the Los Altos, California address.
Modern Spirits LLC
Modern Spirits Celery Peppercorn Vodka Receives Award
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 19, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Southern California-based Modern Spirits today announced that Celery Peppercorn, one of its eight artisanal flavored vodkas, was awarded the Gold Star by Sante magazine. The publication bestows the Gold Star on a limited number of products deemed outstanding both in terms of quality and value.
Telenor's Research Award 2005 to Professor Ramjee Prasad
OSLO, Norway, Oct. 19, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Telenor's Nordic research prize of NOK 250,000 has been awarded to Professor Ramjee Prasad at the University of Aalborg. He is awarded the prize for his impressive merits within the field of wireless and personal communications. Jon Fredrik Baksaas, CEO Telenor, introduced the winner at the Technoport conference in Trondheim 19 October. Each year Telenor selects a theme for the award in agreement with the international award committee. The subject for 2005 is "Enabling technologies and communication based value added services for the home, leisure and professional environments". Personalised services and universal access adapted to available terminals is a vision for the future development of the telecom industry.
Quanex Building Products Corporation
Quanex Corporation Quarterly Update -- Fiscal Fourth Quarter 2005
HOUSTON, Oct. 19, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Quanex Corporation (NYSE:NX), an industry-leading manufacturer of value-added engineered materials and components for the vehicular products and building products markets, announced today that it expects to report record fiscal fourth quarter diluted earnings per share from continuing operations when results are announced on December 2, 2005. Diluted earnings per share from continuing operations are expected to be in the range of $1.50 to $1.55, compared to the $0.77 the Company reported in the year-ago quarter. The current range includes an estimated $0.25 diluted earnings per share from continuing operations benefit from the combination of a LIFO inventory valuation adjustment and a change in the Company's annualized effective tax rate.
Prima Poker Ltd
It's Time to Find the Best Poker Player on the Prima Network
ISLE OF MAN, U.K., Oct. 19, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Prima Network, the world's largest online poker network, unveiled plans today to send its best poker player to Monte Carlo Millions, the world's most exclusive poker tournament. Every player who has won a seat to a land-based tournament from Prima in 2004 or 2005 is eligible to play in the Tournament of Champions, a freeroll event whose final table will be televised on Poker Zone's "Poker Night Live," channel 226 on SKY TV in the United Kingdom.