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ALCO Stores, Inc.
Duckwall-ALCO Annual Meeting to Be Held May 23, 2006
ABILENE, Kan., May 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Duckwall-ALCO Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq:DUCK) today announced that Bruce C. Dale, President and CEO, will address shareholders at the Company's annual meeting on May 23 at 10:00 a.m. CDT at the Company's headquarters, 401 Cottage Avenue, Abilene, Kansas. At the meeting Dale will discuss financial results for Fiscal Year 2006, ended January 29, 2006 and provide an update on Duckwall-ALCO's progress with its ongoing growth, repositioning plans and initiatives. Results of the election of directors will also be announced.
NetBank, Inc. Named as Finalist in 2006 American Business Awards
ATLANTA, May 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- NetBank, Inc. (Nasdaq:NTBK), a diversified financial services provider and parent company of Financial Technologies, Inc. (FTI), today announced that FTI's QuickPost(sm) deposit and payment forwarding service has been named a Finalist in the Best New Product or Service category in The 2006 American Business Awards(sm).
Entertainment Games, Inc.
eGames to Serve Up 'Cake Mania'
LANGHORNE, Pa., May 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- eGames, Inc. (OTCBB:EGAM) today announced that it has partnered with Sandlot Games to release Cake Mania(tm) in retail outlets worldwide. The game is a highly entertaining and colorful title for the PC that has players creating a bakery from scratch, earning money to buy new equipment, and, best of all, designing customized cakes.
MicroIslet, Inc. Reports on Results for First Quarter 2006
SAN DIEGO, May 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- MicroIslet, Inc. (AMEX:MII) has announced its results for the quarter ended March 31, 2006. The Company reported a net loss of $3.3 million for the first quarter of 2006, compared to $2.0 million for the same period in 2005. Grant revenue for the first quarter of 2006 was $141,000, consisting entirely of research grants. No grant revenue was recognized for the first quarter of 2005.
GoldSpring Announces Appointment of Jim Golden as COO; Mining Operations Resume at Plum Mine
GOLD HILL, Nev., May 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- GoldSpring, Inc. (OTCBB:GSPG) announced today that Jim Golden, licensed mining engineer, has been appointed Chief Operating Officer. In November 2005, GoldSpring retained Mr. Golden to conduct a comprehensive review of all aspects of the Plum Mine operation, including the overall mine plan, with the objective of maximizing efficiency, increasing production, and reducing costs. Mr. Golden assembled a team of professional mining consultants, who are recognized experts in their respective disciplines, to assist in his review of the operation. The Company has been implementing the team's recommendations for the past few months and is starting to recognize the benefits of the operational improvements. Through the implementation of the team's recommendations, the Company recorded its first quarterly profit from operations in the first quarter of 2006.
QLogic to Host Industry's Largest 100 Percent Pure SAN Channel Conference: Fusion 2006
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., May 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- QLogic(r) Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), the leader in Fibre Channel host bus adapters (HBAs), stackable switches and blade server switches, today announced it will host the industry's largest 100 percent pure storage area networking (SAN) channel event, Fusion 2006: QLogic Worldwide Partner Conference. Executives from HP, IBM and Sun will deliver industry keynotes at the event, which runs May 22 through May 24 at the Gaylord Texan Resort in Grapevine, Texas.