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Pappas Telecasting Companies
KPTM FOX 42 Introduces Free Text Message Service
OMAHA, Neb., July 27, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- KPTM-TV/Channel 42, Pappas Telecasting Companies' FOX affiliate in the Omaha, Nebraska Designated Market Area (DMA), today announced that it has initiated a free text message service for its viewers via TextCaster(r) software. The new feature, "FOX 42 First Alert," delivers news and program-oriented text messages to cell phones, including AMBER Alerts, breaking news alerts and national security alerts, a daily AM weather forecast, FOX 42 contest information, sports updates, severe weather warnings, and previews of stories from each evening's FOX 42 News. Viewers may sign up for this free service by visiting http://www.kptm.com, then clicking the "KPTM News on Your Cell Phone" link. Using industry leading software powered by TextCaster(r), KPTM text messages instantly reach the mobile phones of users who opt-in.
NEC Selects Emulex InSpeed for Enterprise-Level Storage Solutions
COSTA MESA, Calif., July 27, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX), the industry's preeminent source for a broad range of advanced storage networking infrastructure solutions, announced today that NEC Corporation has implemented the award-winning Emulex InSpeed(tm) embedded storage switching technology into its new NEC iStorage S4900 Series of enterprise storage solutions. With this deal, NEC has standardized on Emulex InSpeed technology throughout its entire iStorage SAN product line -- including the entry-level, midrange and now enterprise storage solutions.
IDS Worldwide Solutions, Inc.
IDS Worldwide Solutions, Inc. Announced Today That IDS Homeland Security Division Orders Soared 2,600 Percent In Third Quarter
ORLANDO, Fla., July 27, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- IDS Worldwide Solutions, Inc.'s (Pink Sheets:IDWS) Homeland Security Division, under an exclusive territory agreement with DSC, a division of Tyco International, has received a record-number 4,000 new client orders in the current quarter, representing a 2,600 percent increase over the second quarter of 2005.
UCB First Half-Year 2005 Results
BRUSSELS, Belgium, July 27, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- UCB (Pink Sheets:UCBJF) today announced its results for the six months ended June 30, 2005.
John H. Harland Company
Harland Helps the SOHO on the Go
ATLANTA, July 27, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Harland has launched a suite of small business checking products designed to help banks and credit unions better serve the small office, home office (SOHO) or micro-business customer who is "on the go."
Volvo Not Guilty at Mont Blanc Trial
GOTEBORG, Sweden, July 27, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Volvo Truck Corporation was today acquitted at the criminal trial concerning the Mont Blanc Tunnel fire of March 1999. Volvo Truck Corporation was found not guilty on all charges.
World Golf League, Inc.
The WGL Corrects Paxson Communications Market Share Data
ORLANDO, Fla., July 27, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The World Golf League, Inc. (OTCBB:WGFL) announced today that it wishes to correct previously issued market share data regarding Paxson Communications. Paxson currently owns and operates 60 broadcast television stations, which reach all of the top 20 U.S. markets and 40 of the top 50 U.S. markets. Paxson reaches 84% of prime time television households in the U.S. (91 million viewers) via their broadcast television station group and through arrangements with cable and satellite distribution systems. The previous release stated 87% and 95 million viewers.