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SoundBite Communications, Inc.
Retail TouchPoints and SoundBite Communications to Host Webinar on How to Drive Retail Sales through Multi-Channel Communications
BEDFORD, Mass., Sept. 24, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Retailers are working harder than ever and adopting innovative marketing strategies to make consumers shop more and spend more at their stores and websites, especially as Americans scrutinize their spending due to the current economy. According to Retail TouchPoints, a leading industry publication, retailers are evolving their proactive customer communications strategies by migrating from traditional direct mail to new media which delivers personalized, special offers through text messaging, mobile coupons and other interactive messages.
Competitive Technologies, Inc.
Competitive Technologies' Bone Biomaterial Attracts Additional Investment for Soteira
FAIRFIELD, Conn., Sept. 24, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Competitive Technologies, Inc. (AMEX:CTT) today announced that Soteira Inc., has completed a second fund raise for a total of approximately $18 million in Series A and B financing. Massachusetts-based Soteira, a privately-held developer of treatment systems for compressed vertebral fractures, is the exclusive licensee to manufacture, use and sell products using CTT's nanoparticle bone biomaterial compound for applications related to the human spine. The funds raised by Soteira will be used for clinical testing of the compound and Soteira's unique application device.
NIRI Boston Chapter
The R. Scott Higgins Memorial Scholarship Fund Sponsors NIRI Boston's Knowledge Development Series
BOSTON, Sept. 24, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The R. Scott Higgins Memorial Scholarship Fund (the "Higgins Fund") announced today it will be the 2008-2009 sponsor of the Boston Chapter of the National Investor Relations Institute's ("NIRI Boston") Knowledge Development Series ("KDS"). KDS is an award-winning, innovative educational program developed by NIRI Boston to provide basic instruction by senior investor relations officers in fundamental aspects of investor relations to practitioners new to the field or those who practice in financial or communications areas adjacent to investor relations.
Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas
FHLBank of Dallas Announces $6 Million for Disaster Relief Assistance
DALLAS, Sept. 24, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (Bank) announced today that it will make $5 million in funds available for special disaster relief grants for homes and businesses affected by Hurricanes Gustav and Ike. The Bank will also continue to make advances to support recovery efforts in the affected areas through its Disaster Relief Program.
Adept Technology, Inc.
Adept Announces Internet Availability of Proxy Materials for 2008 Annual Meeting of Stockholders
LIVERMORE, Calif., Sept. 24, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Adept Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics and global robotics services, today announced that proxy materials for its 2008 Annual Meeting of Stockholders are available on the Internet in accordance with the Notice and Access Rule adopted by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that allows companies to furnish their proxy materials over the Internet.
Buffalo Technology (USA), Inc.
United States Appellate Court Rules in Buffalo's Favor in Ongoing U.S. Patent Litigation
AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 24, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Buffalo Technology, a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of wired and wireless networking, storage and memory solutions today released a statement, providing an update regarding the status of the ongoing U.S. patent litigation with respect to the offer to sell, use, import or manufacture of Buffalo's IEEE 802.11a and 802.11g standard compliant products in Commonwealth Scientific Research and Industrial Organization v. Buffalo Technology (USA), Inc. and Buffalo, Inc.
Capital Southwest Corporation
Capital Southwest Director William R. Thomas Passes Away
DALLAS, Sept. 24, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Capital Southwest Corporation (Nasdaq:CSWC) announced today that former CEO William R. Thomas, 80, has passed away. Bill Thomas joined Capital Southwest in 1962 and served as the company's president from 1980 until his retirement on July 16, 2007. He was named chairman of the board in 1982 and continued on as a director upon his retirement.