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Airvana Wins Massachusetts Network Communications Company of the Year and Fastest Growth in Massachusetts
WALTHAM, Mass., March 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- At its Annual Awards Ceremony last evening, the Massachusetts Network Communications Council awarded Airvana its Company of the Year and Fastest Growth in Massachusetts Awards, recognizing a year of stellar performance and corporate growth. In 2005, the company exceeded $100M in revenue and has been profitable and cash flow positive for 8 consecutive quarters. Airvana, Inc. (www.airvana.com) is an innovator and leader in mobile broadband infrastructure based on 3G 1x EV-DO air interface technology.
Parker Waichman Alonso LLP
Parker & Waichman, LLP Investigating IRA Products Sold by H&R Block, Inc. -- HRB
NEW YORK, March 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Parker & Waichman, LLP announces that it has launched an investigation into possible consumer fraud violations related to Express IRAs sold by H&R Block (NYSE:HRB). Earlier this week, Eliot Spitzer, the New York State Attorney General, filed a civil suit against H&R Block. The suit alleged that H&R Block advised approximately 500,000 tax return customers to invest in individual retirement accounts but that it failed to disclose hidden fees that in many cases surpassed the interest earned on the accounts. The New York State suit alleges that as many as 85 percent of H&R Block customers who invested in Express IRAs actually lost money. If you opened an IRA with H&R Block, contact Parker & Waichman, LLP today for a free lawsuit case evaluation. Please visit http://www.yourlawyer.com/topics/overview/h_r_block_fraud or call 1-800-LAW-INFO (1-800-529-4636) to request a free evaluation.
'Your World Games' Unveils GPS and Competitive Gaming Functions of Upcoming Mobile Title 'The Shroud'
LAKE MARY, Fla., March 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Your World Games, a mobile games publisher at the forefront of emerging technology, today disclosed the GPS elements and the creation of the International Farmers League (IFL) for their upcoming wireless title, "The Shroud." Using patented GPS technology, players with compatible phones will be challenged in a one-of-a-kind gameplay experience that has them move from one challenge to the next in the real world. The IFL will allow players to embark on special challenges where the high scores will be posted to a worldwide leaderboard. Both the GPS and IFL complement an already deep and engaging RPG adventure experience.
SmallCap Sentinel: Drug Companies Race to Bring Next-Generation Drugs to HIV Drug-Resistant Patients
IRVINE, Calif., March 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- "One of the most exciting areas of emerging antiretrovirals is the 'entry inhibitors,' a new class of HIV/AIDS therapeutics that are intended to protect healthy cells from viral infection, which are expected to be a life-saving medical breakthrough for HIV drug-resistant patients running out of treatment options," said SmallCap Sentinel analyst D.R. Clark. "With the number of worldwide HIV infections and drug resistance climbing, four drug companies; Pfizer (NYSE:PFE), Schering-Plough (NYSE:SGP), Samaritan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AMEX:LIV), and AnorMED (AMEX:AOM), are conducting clinical trials with experimental oral entry inhibitors that block HIV instead of the currently-approved, expensive injections on the market."
Guaranty Federal Bancshares, Inc.
Guaranty Federal Bancshares, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend
SPRINGFIELD, Mo., March 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Guaranty Federal Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:GFED), the holding company for Guaranty Bank, today announced a quarterly dividend of $0.165 per share on 2,784,768 shares of its common stock to be paid on April 14, 2006, to stockholders of record on March 30, 2006.