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Alera Technologies Receives PC Magazine Distinction
CHATSWORTH, Calif., Dec. 13, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Alera Technologies, developer and manufacturer of Advanced Optical Recording Solutions, proudly announces that its advanced new Digital Photo Copy Cruiser Plus(tm) that copies digital photos directly to CD from camera memory cards of any capacity, without a computer, has been selected by a panel of PC Magazine editors, and leading industry experts for PC Magazine's 4 Stars Rating.
Market Pulse Announces its Hot Stock Alerts for Monday, December 13, 2004: XCHC, RVSI, AAPL, JDSU
ATLANTA, Dec. 13, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Market Pulse is pleased to introduce our featured stock, the X-Change Corporation (OTCBB:XCHC), to the investment community! X-Change is new to Market Pulse and is a company that was organized to seek merger or acquisition candidates in the oil and gas industry! XCHC has had several excellent news announcements out lately and one again before today's opening bell! Investors should be following this one closely! Other notable stocks that look great lately from a fundamental and technical perspective include:
Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc.
OSG To Acquires Stelmar Shipping Ltd.
NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. (NYSE:OSG) announced today that it has signed a definitive merger agreement to acquire Stelmar Shipping Ltd. (NYSE:SJH), a leading international provider of petroleum product and crude oil transportation services with one of the world's largest and most modern Handymax and Panamax tanker fleets.
Shazamstocks.com Announces Profile Launch of Bullion River Gold Corp.
GRANGER, Ind., Dec. 13, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ken Weiner, Publisher of Shazamstocks.com, today announced profile coverage of Bullion River Gold Corp. (OTCBB:BLRV) (FWB:BLRV). The profile is a comprehensive look at Bullion River Gold Corp., and the highlights of Bullion's properties. You can view the complete profile at http://profiles.shaazamstocks.com/blrv/index.htm
XsunX Ends the Year on a High Note
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Dec. 13, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- XsunX, Inc. (OTCBB:XSNX), developer of Power Glass(TM) -- an innovative solar technology that allows glass windows to produce electricity from the power of the sun, today announced the launch of the company's new Website, www.xsunx.com
Discovery Laboratories, Inc.
Treatment with Surfaxin(r) Supports Improved Survival of Premature Babies
WARRINGTON, Pa., Dec. 13, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq:DSCO) presented additional clinical data from their primary Phase 3 study, the SELECT trial at the 2004 Annual Hot Topics in Neonatology meeting in Washington, DC on Sunday, December 12. Top line data previously reported from Discovery's pivotal multinational SELECT study showed that prophylactic Surfaxin(r) (lucinactant) therapy increased survival of premature babies with Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS) compared with comparator surfactant replacement therapies. In addition, when treated with Surfaxin, more babies survived without developing debilitating chronic lung disease, also known as bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), compared with those treated with Exosurf, a non-protein containing synthetic surfactant.
First Horizon National Corporation
First Horizon Expands Commercial Banking Services in Georgia
ATLANTA, Dec. 13, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Georgia business leaders seeking corporate banking services for companies with revenue between $20 and $500 million have a new resource with the opening of the Atlanta office of First Horizon Corporate Financial Services. The office is part of First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN) and expands the Southeast team of First Horizon Corporate Financial Services. Other offices are located in Winston-Salem and Charlotte, N.C.