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Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Delta Offers Customers New Award Ticket Functionality at delta.com
ATLANTA, Dec. 6, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Delta Air Lines today announced improvements to delta.com that provide customers with more convenience and control when redeeming miles for Award Tickets online. In addition to existing Award Ticket functions at delta.com, members can now hold, retrieve, change or cancel Award Tickets with just a few clicks of a mouse.
QLogic Executives to Present at UBS Server Technology Forum
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Dec. 6, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), the leader in Fibre Channel host bus adapters (HBAs), stackable switches and blade server switches, today announced that H.K. Desai, chairman, CEO and president, and Tony Massetti, senior vice president and CFO, will present at the UBS Technology Server Forum on Monday, Dec. 12 at 9:45 a.m. Eastern Time in New York. The conference will be held at the Grand Hyatt.
PCS Edventures!.com, Inc.
PCS Edventures! Announces Acquisition of LabMentors
BOISE, Idaho, Dec. 6, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- PCS Edventures! (OTCBB:PCSV) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of LabMentors, a web-based provider of virtual IT labs that enables hands-on IT training without an extensive IT infrastructure. Robert Grover, CTO for PCS Edventures! said, "This proprietary, online lab technology enables schools and institutions to offer a variety of hands-on training exercises that would otherwise be cost prohibitive. We see this product line as a great complement to our existing lines, and also view it as a strong product to advance our sales and marketing penetration into the high school career market." LabMentors will remain in Canada with its founder, Joe Khoury, and current management in place. In addition, it will be operated as a wholly owned subsidiary of PCS. Sean Kenlon at Colebrooke Capital acted as the Investment Banker in the transaction.
AutoZone First Quarter Sales up 4.0%; Same Store Sales up 1%; Adjusted EPS up 1.2%
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Dec. 6, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) today reported sales of $1.338 billion for its fiscal first quarter (12 weeks) ended November 19, 2005, up 4.0% from fiscal first quarter 2005. Same store sales, or sales for domestic stores open at least one year, were up 1% for the quarter. Operating margin decreased 148 basis points from last year to 15.3%, while operating profit decreased 5.1% over the prior year.
China Digital Animation Development, Inc.
Maui General Store to Raise Shareholder Equity through Retirement of Shares
HANA, Hawaii, Dec. 6, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Richard Miller, President and CEO of Maui General Store (OTCBB:MAUG) announced today that the company is retiring approximately three million shares of his Maui General Store Common Stock as part of a shareholder equity restructuring program in anticipation of the merger with Trinity Biogenics. Miller noted that this realignment will benefit Maui General Store shareholders as the company moves forward. Reducing the number of outstanding shares, Miller further explained, is a reasonable and prudent decision in light of current agreements the company has pending.
United Online, Inc.
United Online to Present at SG Cowen & Co. Internet Conference
WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Dec. 6, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- United Online, Inc. (Nasdaq:UNTD), a leading provider of consumer Internet subscription services, today announced that the company will present at SG Cowen's Internet Conference on December 8, 2005 in New York, NY at the Le Parker Meridien (118 W 57th St.). Mark Goldston, chairman, CEO, and president, and Charles Hilliard, executive vice president, finance and CFO, will present at 10 a.m. ET (7 a.m. PT). Ted Cahall, executive vice president and COO of Classmates.com and executive vice president, United Online Web Services will participate in the conference's Social Networking Panel at 11:30 a.m. ET (8:30 PT).
Vodafone Sverige AB
Vodafone Sweden launches TV on Mobile Phone
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Dec. 6, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- To coincide with the Christmas season, Vodafone Sweden is launching a major initiative to offer its 3G customers a selection of popular TV channels to view directly in their mobile phones. Eurosport and Swedish TV4 Nyheterna are just some of the live channels that Vodafone Sweden's customers can enjoy on their handsets. What's more, Vodafone has adapted several channels for mobile viewing, including well-known, popular programmes like "Pimp My Ride" from MTV and Seasons 1-4 of "24" from Twentieth Century Fox Television, specially edited for mobile.