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Me.com Launches SNAPP, the Social Networking Application Platform
SAN JOSE, Calif., May 8, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Me.com., the leading solution provider for building branded, customizable, online communities, today announced the launch of its turnkey Social Networking Application Platform, or SNAPP(tm), product family -- that includes more than 40 integrated social networking features. Me.com is a social networking platform solution provider enabling community builders of all sizes to rapidly deploy, customize, administer and monetize online communities.
CDMA Development Group
CDG Applauds Allocation of 800 MHz Spectrum to South African CDMA Operators
COSTA MESA, Calif., May 8, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The CDMA Development Group (CDG) today congratulates the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) for allocating spectrum in the 800 MHz frequency band to Neotel and Thinta Thinta. Neotel will become the first CDMA fixed wireless operator to offer affordable 3G telephony and broadband data services to South Africa's more than 47 million citizens nationwide. Thinta Thinta, the first CDMA service provider to be awarded an Underserved Area License (USAL), will provide similar advanced 3G services within the Kwa Zulu-Natal Province. With these spectrum allocations, Neotel and Thinta Thinta will join the 207 CDMA2000(r) operators currently offering cost-effective 3G CDMA services to more than 325 million subscribers worldwide. Today, there are 34 CDMA operators in 22 African countries who are providing affordable telephony and high-speed Internet access to millions of people who live within the densely populated urban areas and remote, underserved and sparsely populated rural areas of the region.
Wavestream Appoints Klaus Beecker as Executive Vice President -- Markets
SAN DIMAS, Calif., May 8, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Wavestream (www.wavestream.com), a manufacturer of compact, highly efficient solid-state power amplifiers, today announced that Klaus Beecker has joined the company as Executive Vice President - Markets. In his new role with Wavestream, Beecker will be responsible for leading the company's global sales, marketing and business development initiatives and will play a key role in product conception, system architecture, design and overall product strategy.
Nicodrops Report to Shareholders
IMPERIAL BEACH, Calif, May 8, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Christopher Calpito, CEO of Nicodrops, Inc. (Pink Sheets:NCDP), developer of the drug-free, non-nicotine smoking alternative, herbal dietary supplement, today released a report to shareholders:
Meritage Homes Corporation
Meritage Homes Corporation Names New Rocky Mountain Region President
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 8, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE:MTH), a leading U.S. homebuilder, today announced the appointment of Liesel Cooper as Rocky Mountain Region President, reporting to Steven J. Hilton, chairman and chief executive officer of Meritage. In her new role, Ms. Cooper will oversee the Company's Meritage, Monterey and Metropolitan divisions in Colorado and Arizona, and will be based in the Company's headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Beluga Composites Corporation
Beluga Composites Corporation Receives the Approval for Their Tanks From the Government of India
MONTREAL, May 8, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Beluga Composites Corporation (Pink Sheets:BGCC) is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Beluga Tanks India PVT Ltd, has received the approval by the Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation (PESO) of the Government of India to supply its fibreglass underground storage tanks for petroleum retail outlets. "The approval of PESO is a very important step in the Company's operations in India as it is a necessary requirement for the installation of petroleum storage tanks through out the country," stated Mr. Dean Panofsky, the CEO of Beluga Composites Corporation.