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EMS Technologies, Inc.
EMS Technologies Announces Executive Appointments
ATLANTA, March 16, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EMS Technologies, Inc., today announced two key management appointments in its corporate office and in its SATCOM division that position the Company to maximize synergies and operational efficiencies.
American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Inc.
AAOHN Public Policy Platform Assists Healthcare Budgets in Tough Economic Times
ATLANTA, March 16, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Inc. (AAOHN), www.aaohn.org, has released its comprehensive 2009 Public Policy Platform comprised of four priority areas -- Health Care System Transition, Public Health and Environments, Health and Safety and Professional Practice. This national policy agenda reflects the important role of occupational health nurses (OHNs) in the current economic climate and addresses the changes facing today's healthcare system. As licensed healthcare professionals who have both health expertise and business knowledge, OHNs enhance the health of workers and reduce healthcare costs while improving global business competitiveness.
Key Technology, Inc.
Key Technology to Acquire Minority Interest in Proditec
WALLA WALLA, Wash., March 16, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Key Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTEC) announced today it has reached an agreement to acquire a minority interest in Proditec SAS. Proditec is a leading manufacturer of automated, solid dose pharmaceutical inspection systems based on machine vision technology. Proditec is headquartered in Pessac (Bordeaux), France.
mPhase Technologies to Display Smart NanoBattery Model At NanoBusiness Alliance Product Showcase
LITTLE FALLS, N.J., March 16, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- mPhase Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:XDSL), a leader in microfluidics and nanotechnology development, will participate in the NanoBusiness Alliance Public Policy Tour Product Showcase on March 19 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM at the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington, DC. The mPhase showcase will feature their Smart NanoBattery which is currently being developed.
PricewaterhouseCoopers State of the Internal Audit Profession Study 2009 -- Internal Audit Must Reassert Its Value Amid the Recession and Increasing Enterprise Risks
NEW YORK, March 16, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A difficult period sets the stage for internal audit transformation according to the 2009 PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) State of the Internal Audit Profession study. Not surprisingly, the economy is the top issue for the coming year, according to PwC's fifth annual study of current issues for the internal audit profession. While the economy dominates, other issues such as increased globalization, alignment to emerging risks, and declining budgets are also top of mind. Now is the time that internal audit leaders must be laser focused on the value and quality of service their departments deliver to their organization.
Entertainment Games, Inc.
eGames Serves Up Burger Island(r) to iPhone
LANGHORNE, Pa., March 16, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Casual games developer and publisher eGames, Inc. (Pink Sheets:EGAM) today announced the launch of the company's first iPhone game, Burger Island: Burger Bash, a new edition to the award-winning Burger Island(r) casual game franchise. Available now on Apple's iTunes and App Store for $1.99, the game complements pre-existing PC and Nintendo DS versions of Burger Island, with a Nintendo Wii version of the burger-flipping puzzler arriving later this spring.
Loral Space & Communications Inc.
Space Systems/Loral Built Satellite to Host Government Payload
PALO ALTO, Calif., March 16, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Space Systems/Loral (SS/L), a subsidiary of Loral Space & Communications (Nasdaq:LORL) and the world's leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that it will add a government payload to Sirius 5, a satellite for SES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (Luxembourg Stock Exchange:SESG), which is currently under construction at the spacecraft manufacturing facility in California. In addition to the primary payloads which will provide high performance coverage for Direct-to-Home broadcasting, broadband, point-to-point, and VSAT services in Europe and Africa, Sirius 5 will now also host a navigation payload for the European Union.