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Newtek Business Services Inc.
Newtek Business Services Adds to its Senior Management Team
NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Newtek Business Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:NEWT) (www.newtekbusinessservices.com), a provider of business services and financial products to the small- and medium-sized business market, announced today the hiring of three new senior managers. Dian F. Gamble was hired as the Senior Vice President of Operations, and David Schreffler was hired as the Vice President of Health Insurance and Employee Benefits, both in Newtek's insurance agency. In addition, Robert T. Hawes was hired as a Senior Vice President in Newtek's small business lender.
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Delta Resumes Atlanta-Edinburgh Route for Summer 2008
ATLANTA, Jan. 7, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) customers looking to reach Scotland for a summer fortnight will again be able to fly the world's largest trans-Atlantic airline between its largest international gateway in Atlanta and the Scottish capital of Edinburgh. Nonstop Delta flights between Atlanta and Edinburgh will operate seasonally between June 2 and Oct. 1, 2008 and will complement new year-round service between Edinburgh and New York-JFK, beginning May 1.
Vividas USA, Inc.
Fox Soccer Channel Teams With Vividas to Offer Broadband Streaming of International Soccer Matches
NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Vividas, a leading provider of video streaming technology, today announced the launch of the new Fox Soccer Channel Broadband service (www.foxsoccer.tv), powered by the Vividas Media Platform, a fully-integrated Web-based video and e-commerce platform. The new FoxSoccer.tv site will offer on-demand soccer matches from England's Barclays Premier League, as well as other international competitions to millions of viewers throughout the United States. The new service uses Vividas' innovative full-screen video streaming technology. The site's e-commerce back end also offers consumers easy, instant access to their favorite matches.
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.
NASDAQ Announces 2007 New Listings Statistics
NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. (NASDAQ(r)) (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced its 2007 listings statistics. NASDAQ attracted more initial public offerings (IPOs) last year than any other U.S. exchange. Of the 237 IPOs that were eligible to list on NASDAQ or the NYSE Group last year, NASDAQ listed 154, or 65 percent.