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Telenor's Research Award 2005 to Professor Ramjee Prasad
OSLO, Norway, Oct. 19, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Telenor's Nordic research prize of NOK 250,000 has been awarded to Professor Ramjee Prasad at the University of Aalborg. He is awarded the prize for his impressive merits within the field of wireless and personal communications. Jon Fredrik Baksaas, CEO Telenor, introduced the winner at the Technoport conference in Trondheim 19 October. Each year Telenor selects a theme for the award in agreement with the international award committee. The subject for 2005 is "Enabling technologies and communication based value added services for the home, leisure and professional environments". Personalised services and universal access adapted to available terminals is a vision for the future development of the telecom industry.
Quanex Building Products Corporation
Quanex Corporation Quarterly Update -- Fiscal Fourth Quarter 2005
HOUSTON, Oct. 19, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Quanex Corporation (NYSE:NX), an industry-leading manufacturer of value-added engineered materials and components for the vehicular products and building products markets, announced today that it expects to report record fiscal fourth quarter diluted earnings per share from continuing operations when results are announced on December 2, 2005. Diluted earnings per share from continuing operations are expected to be in the range of $1.50 to $1.55, compared to the $0.77 the Company reported in the year-ago quarter. The current range includes an estimated $0.25 diluted earnings per share from continuing operations benefit from the combination of a LIFO inventory valuation adjustment and a change in the Company's annualized effective tax rate.
Prima Poker Ltd
It's Time to Find the Best Poker Player on the Prima Network
ISLE OF MAN, U.K., Oct. 19, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Prima Network, the world's largest online poker network, unveiled plans today to send its best poker player to Monte Carlo Millions, the world's most exclusive poker tournament. Every player who has won a seat to a land-based tournament from Prima in 2004 or 2005 is eligible to play in the Tournament of Champions, a freeroll event whose final table will be televised on Poker Zone's "Poker Night Live," channel 226 on SKY TV in the United Kingdom.
Cytomedix Chairman and CEO, Dr. Kshitij Mohan, to Present at Rodman & Renshaw Techvest 7th Annual Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, November 9
ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 19, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Cytomedix, Inc. (AMEX:GTF) chairman and chief executive officer, Kshitij Mohan, Ph. D., will make a presentation at the Rodman & Renshaw Techvest 7th Annual Healthcare Conference at 9:25 a.m. Eastern time on Wednesday, November 9, in the Adams Room at the Palace Hotel, 455 Madison Ave. at 51st St., in New York City.
San Diego Gas & Electric
Now Is The Time For Furnace Maintenance, Says SDG&E
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 19, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- With the arrival of fall and projections for record high winter heating bills nationwide, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is advising customers to inspect their home-heating appliances and perform any needed maintenance to help ensure safe and energy-efficient operation.
WinSonic Digital Media Group, Ltd.
WinSonic Digital Media Group, Ltd. Announces Completion of Facilities Agreement to Launch WinSonic Digital Cable Systems Network Operations
ATLANTA, Oct. 19, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- WinSonic Digital Media Group, Ltd. (Pink Sheets:WDMG) announced today the completion of a new facilities agreement with the Atlanta Centennial, LLC (the "Landlord") for Corporate Headquarters, Data Center, Network Operations, Interconnect MOPE, and Fiber lab consisting of approximately 9,415 square feet of rentable space (the "Lease"). The space is located in Suite 2600 on the 26th floor of the Centennial Tower, located at 101 Marietta Street in Atlanta, Georgia.