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Discovery Laboratories, Inc.
Discovery Labs Grants 10 Neonatology Fellowship Awards
WARRINGTON, Pa., Feb. 24, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq:DSCO) today announced that through its commitment to support and advance neonatal respiratory care, it has granted 10 Neonatology Fellowship Awards to top academic institutions. Each recipient will receive $10,000 to support and cultivate active research in the area of respiratory neonatal medicine. The winners of the 2005 Neonatology Fellowship Award have been announced in the February 2006 issue of Pediatrics.
Telenor: Norwegian Olympic Record
OSLO, Norway, Feb. 24, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Many people have discovered that the Turin Olympics are available on their mobile phones. Telenor has registered that Mobile TV has been accessed more than 200,000 times since the start of the Olympics and up until this Friday."This figure is way beyond our expectations. This is the first real indication of the huge potential of TV on mobile handsets, and will act as motivation for us to strengthen our commitment to Mobile TV. During these Olympics we have really had the chance to test how the service works, and we are now left with only positive experiences," said Director of Division Consumer, Berit Kjoell.
United Online, Inc.
United Online to Present at Jefferies Internet Conference
WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Feb. 24, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- United Online, Inc. (Nasdaq:UNTD), a leading provider of consumer Internet subscription services, today announced that the company will present at Jefferies' 2nd Annual Internet Conference on February 28, 2006 in New York, NY at the Le Parker Meridien (118 W. 57th St.). Mark R. Goldston, chairman, CEO, and president, and Charles Hilliard, executive vice president, finance and CFO, will present at 10:10 a.m. ET (7:10 a.m. PT).
Powel ASA Delivers Software to Telenor Cinclus to Support their AMR-Projects Towards E.on
TRONDHEIM, Norway, Feb. 24, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Powel has signed a contract as a sub contractor to Telenor Cinclus to supply software systems and services that will support their AMR -- project with E.on in Sweden. The delivery towards E.on is a partnership between Tieto Enator and Telenor, with Comsel systems, Eltel Networks and Powel as subcontractors. In this project, the meter collecting software system Powel Elin will be a part of Telenor Cinclus' platform. Powel will deliver software for data collecting and meter data validation for 140.000 E.on customers in Sweden.
Port of Houston Authority
PHA Commission Considers Bayport, Security, Contract Amendments and Change Orders
HOUSTON, Feb. 23, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Port of Houston Authority (PHA) Commission will consider several recommendations involving contract awards, bids and proposals, project change orders and contract amendments during its public meeting at 2 p.m. on Monday, February 27, 2006 in the board room at the PHA Executive Building, 111 East Loop North (Exit 29 off Loop 610) in Houston. An 11 a.m. workshop is scheduled to precede the regular meeting. Chairman Jim Edmonds will preside over the meeting with Commissioner Steve Phelps, Commissioner Jim Fonteno, Commissioner Kase Lawal, Commissioner Jimmy Burke, Commissioner Janiece Longoria and Commissioner Elyse Lanier.
Vestin Group, Inc.
Vestin Mortgage Announces Passage of REIT Proposal
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 23, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Vestin Mortgage, Inc. today announced that its proposal to convert Vestin Fund II into a Real Estate Investment Trust, Vestin Realty Trust II, was approved by a majority of Vestin Fund II unit holders. The final vote was 17,994,826 million, or 60.41 percent in favor of the conversion, and 8,619,846 million, or 28.94 percent against, with 204,881, or 0.69 percent.