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CDMA Development Group
2004 CDMA Americas Congress to Highlight Success of CDMA2000 Technology and the Future of 3G
COSTA MESA, Calif., June 29, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The 2004 CDMA Americas Congress, the largest industry event for the pan-American CDMA community, will be held Sept. 28-30, 2004, in Miami, Florida. The conference will explore business and technology strategies for increasing revenue with CDMA2000(r), featuring expert perspectives on niche markets such as enterprise and youth, and focusing on interoperability for services such as multimedia messaging services (MMS) and push-to-talk, convergence of fixed and wireless, as well as emerging technologies.
Southwestern Medical Solutions
Southwestern Medical Solutions, Inc. Announces 2-For-1 Stock Split
TAMPA, Fla., June 29, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Southwestern Medical Solutions, Inc. (Pink Sheets:SWMD) (formerly Pink Sheets:SWML) is pleased to report that, effective June 25, 2004, its common shares were split on a 2-for-1 basis, thus doubling the number of common shares issued and outstanding with a view to significantly improving the trading liquidity of the Company's common stock. An investor's shareholding of, for example, 25,000 common shares of Southwestern Medical Solutions, Inc., will automatically be doubled to 50,000 common shares as of the June 25, 2004, record date for the stock split.
Capital Research Group, Inc
TheSUBWAY.com's Technology Talk Forum: Tuesday, June 29, 2004: Fed Interest Rate Meeting Begins!
WESTON, Fla., June 29, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Investors continue to bid up stocks even as the Federal Reserve convenes its two-day meeting to decide the future of interest rates this afternoon. Equities are still climbing their way off the lows of the last two months, consolidating the gains they have forged over the past year and a half. But continuing concerns over the situation in the Middle East and Iraq continued to weigh on investors. The Nasdaq Composite was up 12.28 points, to 2,032.43, while the Dow Jones industrial average was higher by 35.42 points, to 10,392.87.
A Wealthy Gentleman Tells All Secret Tales of the American Wealthy
NORTH WILDWOOD, N.J., June 29, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- A filthy rich gentleman finds a writer to divulge secret tales long kept by his elite circle. The story of the sponsor who must remain anonymous begins in a chance encounter in an exclusive fishing resort. Bill Flynn's novel, Secret Tales of the American Wealthy, melds reality with fiction into an explosive book about the most exclusive group of the American wealthy. As the story of the wealthy gentleman unfolds, the writer is taken into a world entirely ruled by money and power.
New Book Reveals the More Personal Side of the Nixons
DANVILLE, Ill., June 29, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- A different Richard Nixon emerges in a new book and recorded history might need some rewriting. Helen M. Montgomery reveals a more human and spiritual side of the former president Richard Nixon and his first lady Pat in a new book entitled Partners-in-Crisis: The Untold Story of Pat and Richard Nixon. Montgomery, who had a 35-year friendship with the Nixons, gives a firsthand account of events both personal and political that were never made public before. She reveals facts and perspectives that were not covered by the media and have remained unwritten in our history.
Montana Oil & Gas, Inc.
Montana Oil and Gas Reaches Equity Purchase and Drilling Joint Venture Agreement with Energy 51
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 29, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Montana Oil & Gas (Pink Sheets:MOGI) Montana announces an agreement with Energy 51, a private oil and gas exploration and development company based in Calgary, Alberta. Montana has acquired an option to purchase up to 36.25% of Energy 51 for $675,000 (USD) payable over the next 4 months. Montana also has the right of first refusal to acquire further equity interests in Energy 51 from time to time. In keeping with the agreement, Montana will appoint one third of Energy 51's Board Members.
Hufvudstaden sells Roddaren 58 in Stockholm
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, June 29, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Hufvudstaden has sold the company that owns the office and residential property Roddaren 58. The consideration for the shares, including the accumulated profit for January 1 to August 4, 2004, amounts to approximately SEK 295 million. The disposal will have an impact of approximately SEK 210 million on the consolidated post-tax profit for the second quarter.
SABMiller -- European Investor Briefing
LONDON, June 29, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- SABMiller is holding a breakfast investor briefing in London on Wednesday, June 30 for analysts and investors interested in learning more about the SABMiller European strategy.
Port of Houston Authority
PHA Commission Delivers Bayport, Capital Improvement Matters
HOUSTON, June 29, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Port of Houston Authority (PHA) commission approved several recommendations involving contract awards, bids and proposals, professional services and general administrative and operational matters during its public meeting on Monday, June 28, 2004 in the 4th floor board room at 111 East Loop North (exit 29 off Loop 610). Chairman Jim Edmonds presided over the meeting, which was attended by Vice Chairman Kase Lawal, Commissioner Steve Phelps, Commissioner Jim Fonteno, Commissioner Jimmy Burke, Commissioner Cheryl Thompson-Draper, and Commissioner Janiece Longoria.
TeliaSonera's wholly owned subsidiary NetCom in Norway is stepping up the pace of its mobile network roll-out
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, June 29, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- "By the end of 2005 NetCom will be able to offer 3G services over a high-speed mobile network to almost the total of the population of Norway. It is important for us to offer third generation mobile services to as many people as possible, as quickly and as cheaply as possible", says Barbara Thoralfsson, administrative director of NetCom. "We will achieve this by deploying EDGE technology - a more advanced version of today's GSM network. This means a speed two to three times faster than ISDN.