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First Solar, Inc.
First Solar Hires John Gaffney as Executive Vice President and General Counsel
PHOENIX, Dec. 17, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq:FSLR) announced today that John Gaffney will join the company as its Executive Vice President and General Counsel, effective January 15, 2008. Mr. Gaffney will lead First Solar's legal, corporate development, government affairs, and corporate communications activities and will report to Mike Ahearn, Chief Executive Officer of First Solar. Mr. Gaffney, a partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, has been a key advisor to First Solar, including having represented First Solar in its initial public offering.
Home Director, Inc.
Home Director Wins Kingdom Heights Development
CAMPBELL, Calif., Dec. 17, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Home Director, Inc. (OTCBB:HMDO), a provider of reliable infrastructure, entertainment, and control products for the Connected Home market, today announced that the Kingdom Heights development in Richmond & Rosenberg, Texas will be installing Home Director structured wiring enclosures in the 1600 homes planned for this development. The company estimates the value of the contract to range from $600,000 to $1,600,000 with shipments beginning immediately.
Aftersoft Group, Inc.
Aftersoft Network Builds Virtual Supply Chain for U.S. Tire & Exhaust With Next-Generation eCommerce Technology
DANA POINT, Calif., Dec. 17, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Aftersoft Network N.A., Inc., a leading provider of business automation and eCommerce solutions for the automotive aftermarket, today announced that U.S. Tire & Exhaust, a division of U.S. Oil Co., Inc. and one of the nation's largest distributors of tires and automotive parts, has completed the next phase of its multi-phased installation of numerous Aftersoft eCommerce solutions.
Direct Edge Unveils New Brand Identity
JERSEY CITY, N.J., Dec. 17, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Direct Edge ECN LLC today unveiled a new brand identity, coinciding with a re-launch of its website www.directedge.com, that represents a significant milestone in the company's history and further signifies the company's evolution to an independent major market center.