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Xlibris Releases Political Economy of Islam
LOS ANGELES, May 1, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- There is no denying that within the political arena, America has always been at great odds with Islamic nations. This is due to conflicts of interest, security, cultural differences and questionable policies being implemented between them. For author Seid M. Zekavat, genuine reform and universal understanding are the key elements to bridge the gaps. An astonishing study begins as Xlibris announces the release of Zekavat's new book Political Economy of Islam.
Dow Jones & Company
Dow Jones Discloses Information Received From Bancroft Family Representative
NEW YORK, May 1, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Dow Jones & Company (NYSE:DJ) said that a director who is a representative of the Bancroft family, Michael B. Elefante, has informed the Dow Jones Board of Directors that "members of the family and the trustees of trusts for their benefit have advised him that they will vote shares constituting slightly more than 50% of the outstanding voting power of Dow Jones as of April 30th excluding options against the proposal submitted by News Corporation to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Dow Jones common stock and Class B common stock for $60.00 per share."
NetBank Sells ATM and Merchant Servicing Operation
ATLANTA, May 1, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- NetBank, Inc. (Nasdaq:NTBK), parent company of NetBank (www.netbank.com), an online financial services provider and national prime mortgage lender, today announced a transaction involving NetBank's ATM and merchant servicing operation. NetBank Payment Systems sold its principal operating assets and net working capital yesterday to PAI ATM Services, LLC, a subsidiary of Payment Alliance International, Inc. ("PAI"). The assets consisted primarily of servicing contracts on more than 8,500 ATMs nationwide. The sales price for the assets totaled $18.0 million, resulting in initial cash proceeds of $16.5 million after adjustment for the estimated book value of the net working capital acquired.
Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings, Inc.
Aventine Net Income Increases
PEKIN, Ill., May 1, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AVR), a leading producer, marketer and end-to-end provider of clean renewable energy, today announced that its net income for the first quarter of 2007 increased more than 22% over the same period a year ago.
United Online, Inc.
United Online Declares Quarterly Dividend
WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., May 1, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- United Online, Inc. (Nasdaq:UNTD), a leading provider of consumer Internet and media services, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per share.
Vital Signs, Inc.
Vital Signs, Inc. Invites You to Fiscal Q2 2007 Conference Call
TOTOWA, N.J., May 1, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Vital Signs, Inc. (Nasdaq:VITL) is announcing that it intends to release its 2007 second quarter results for the period ended March 31, 2007 on Tuesday, May 8, 2007 at 4:30 p.m. (EDT). In conjunction with this release and to review the Company's quarterly results, Vital Signs will host a conference call that will be broadcast simultaneously live over the Internet.
Neoware Reports Third Quarter FY07 Results
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., May 1, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Neoware, Inc. (Nasdaq:NWRE), a leading supplier of thin client software and devices, today reported financial results for its third quarter of fiscal year 2007. The Company's revenues were $22.1 million in the March 2007 quarter compared to $27.8 million in the prior year quarter.