latest news releases from the newsroom
Emulex Open Source Driver Incorporated into Linux 2.6 Kernel
COSTA MESA, Calif., May 5, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX), the industry's preeminent source for a broad range of advanced storage networking infrastructure solutions, today announced that its latest Fibre Channel host bus adapter driver version 8.0 is now part of the Linux "upstream" kernel published by the Linux community, effective with kernel version 2.6.12-rc3. As a result, Emulex customers adopting Linux-based storage solutions may utilize the Emulex kernel contributions across any distribution, complementing the Emulex driver support already included in Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Novell's SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and Red Flag Data Center.
Market Pulse Announces its Hot Stock Alerts for Thursday, May 5, 2005: SCNWF, GM, MOBL, EBAY
ATLANTA, May 5, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Market Pulse is pleased to introduce our featured stock, Stream Communications Network and Media, Inc. (OTCBB:SCNWF), to the investment community! Stream Communications is new to Market Pulse and is poised to become a significant player in the cable telecommunications industry! SCNWF had excellent news out in a press release at yesterday's closing bell, announcing the release of their 2004 year end financials! This could be great news for investors! Other notable stocks that look great lately from a fundamental and technical perspective include:
ALCO Stores, Inc.
Duckwall-Alco Stores Reports April Sales
ABILENE, Kan., May 5, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Duckwall-ALCO Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq:DUCK) today announced that its sales from continuing operations for the four weeks ended May 1, 2005 (fiscal month of April) decreased approximately 1.4% to $30.9 million, compared with $31.3 million in the prior-year month. The 20 stores previously announced as closing along with other stores where the decision has been made to close them by the end of the first quarter are excluded from sales from continuing operations.
China Direct Trading Corp.
China Direct Increases Product Distribution into Three New Countries
DAVIE, Fla., May 5, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- China Direct Trading Corporation's (OTCBB:CHDT) (China Direct) wholly-owned subsidiary Souvenir Direct Inc. (SDI) returned from The Hong Kong Gift Show with orders from customers in three new countries, Germany, Jamaica, and Hong Kong, creating total SDI distribution in 29 countries. The company also took re-orders from distributors in Dubai, Wales, USA, New Zealand, Maldives, and Puerto Rico, along with hundreds of inquiries from buyers around the world.
Billy Martin's USA, Inc.
Retail Direct Program on Deck for Billy Martin's USA
LOS ANGELES, May 5, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Billy Martin's USA, Inc. (Pink Sheets:BLYM) -- the 26-year-old retail company known for its apparel products with a "western twist" -- has postponed signing a licensing deal with a major US apparel maker. The company has announced that it currently is in discussions with a potential retail partner.