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Astris Energi Inc.
Astris Energi Hires Investment Banker Fraser Mackenzie
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Feb. 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Astris Energi Inc. (OTCBB:ASRNF), the world's leading alkaline fuel cell (AFC) technology company, announced today that it has engaged Toronto investment house Fraser Mackenzie Limited to raise private placement financing for Astris' next stage of development.
QLogic Executives to Present at Goldman Sachs Technology Investment Symposium, Feb. 23
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Feb. 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), the company that powers storage area networks, today announced that H.K. Desai, chairman, CEO and president, and Tony Massetti, vice president and CFO, will deliver a company presentation at the Goldman Sachs Technology Investment Symposium, Wednesday, Feb. 23, at 9 a.m. MST, at the Arizona Biltmore Resort and Spa, in Phoenix, Ariz.
The Power of a Great Joke -- Second Volume of Jokes Offers Comical Party Fodder
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., February 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- A funny joke holds the power to invigorate a boring meeting, loosen up an awkward social gathering, or bring much needed stress relief to an otherwise monotonous day. Robert W. Callaway's latest collection, Party Jokes Vol. 2 (now available through AuthorHouse), presents dozens of hilarious yarns that invite hearty belly laughs.
Discovery Laboratories, Inc.
Discovery Labs to Present at the BIO CEO & Investor Conference
WARRINGTON, Pa., Feb. 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq:DSCO) today announced that Robert J. Capetola, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Discovery, will present an update on the Company's recent progress and upcoming milestones at the BIO CEO and Investor Conference held at The Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York. Dr. Capetola will present at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 23, 2005.
Dreaming with Discipline -- Author Offers Insight on What It Takes to Reach New Heights
OLIVE BRANCH, Miss., February 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- How easy it would be to magically achieve success with no failures to mar the journey. Then again, hard times almost always offer the most important lessons. In his new book, The Powerful Four D's: Dream, Desire, Direction, Discipline (now available through AuthorHouse), Kerry A. Leake Sr. inspires readers to keep dreaming, even the road through life becomes difficult to navigate.
The New Cold War -- Author Discusses 'Imminent Threat' of Iranian Nuclear Proficiency
RIVERSIDE, Calif., February 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Seymour Hersh says the government wants to attack Iran, while Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice suggests that there are "many diplomatic tools still at our disposal." For those old enough to remember, like Michael Schnorr, this rhetoric seems quite familiar; last time, it was the Soviets. He explores these issues in his new book, Iran: Progenitor of the New Cold War (now available through AuthorHouse).
The Road to the Top -- Author Shares His Bumpy Journey to Success
PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C., February 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- American firefighters command the respect and admiration of people around the world for their courage and dedication. In his new book, The Road to the Top (now available through AuthorHouse), retired Chief Daniel H. Wetsel reveals the path he traveled from an adventurous childhood to a dangerous and rewarding career as a leader in this field.