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United Online, Inc.
United Online, Inc. to Acquire FTD Group, Inc. for Approximately $800 Million
WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. and DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., April 30, 2008 -- United Online, Inc. (Nasdaq:UNTD), a leading provider of consumer Internet and media services, and FTD Group, Inc. (NYSE:FTD), a leading provider of floral and related products and services to consumers and retail florists in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland, announced today that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement providing for the acquisition of FTD Group, Inc. by United Online, Inc.
United Online, Inc.
United Online Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.20 Per Share
WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., April 30, 2008 (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. The dividend is payable on May 30, 2008 to shareholders of record on May 14, 2008. This marks the thirteenth consecutive quarter that United Online will have paid a $0.20 per share cash dividend to its shareholders.
QLogic Announces Addition of ESI Group to HPCtrack Program
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., April 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), a leader in networking for storage and high performance computing (HPC), today announced that ESI Group, a world leader in software for the numerical simulation of prototype and manufacturing process engineering, has joined the QLogic(r) HPCtrack(tm) program. The addition of ESI Group to the HPCtrack program will help to expand the growing QLogic HPC ecosystem which now includes more than 50 members. The QLogic HPCtrack program provides its alliance partners with access to the resources they need to create, test and certify their solutions' interoperability with QLogic storage and high performance clustering technologies. The program is designed to provide the building blocks for partner companies to certify and optimize storage area network (SAN) and HPC solutions.
Avigen Reports First Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Discusses AV650 Patent Strategy
ALAMEDA, Calif., April 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Avigen, Inc. (Nasdaq:AVGN), a biopharmaceutical company innovating therapeutics for neurological care, today reported financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2008. At March 31, 2008, Avigen had approximately $72 million in financial assets, including cash, cash equivalents, and available-for-sale securities and restricted investments, compared with approximately $78 million at December 31, 2007. More complete financial results are detailed in the financial tables below.