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CDMA Development Group
Indonesia Emerges as a Hotbed for CDMA2000 Networks
COSTA MESA, Calif., Aug. 21, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The CDMA Development Group (CDG) (www.cdg.org) today announced that Indonesia has emerged as a new hotbed for CDMA2000(r) deployments. Due to the number of CDMA2000 operators, the variety of new services offered, and the market's response to the large selection of affordable devices and tariff plans, the total number of CDMA2000 subscribers in Indonesia has surpassed 6 million.
MicroIslet, Inc. Announces Results for Second Quarter 2006
SAN DIEGO, Aug. 21, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- MicroIslet, Inc. (AMEX:MII) announced that it filed its Quarterly Report on Form 10-QSB for the quarter ended June 30, 2006 with the Securities and Exchange Commission today. The Company reported a net loss of $5.9 million for the first half of 2006 compared to a net loss of $3.9 million in the first half of 2005. Grant revenue was $154,000 and $295,000 for the three and six months ended June 30, 2006, respectively, and consisted entirely of research grants. No grant revenue was recognized for the first half of 2005.
AMERCO / U-Haul
AMERCO Amends $465 Million Real Estate Loan
RENO, Nev., Aug. 21, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- AMERCO (Nasdaq:UHAL) announced today that it has amended its existing $465 million real estate loan. The loan, which is funded by Merrill Lynch Commercial Finance Corp., will increase availability to $500 million and extend the final maturity date to August 2018.
Limbo 41414 Teams With RedEye to Introduce its Innovative Mobile Auction to Chicago Commuters
BURLINGAME, Calif., Aug. 21, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Mobile entertainment pioneer Limbo 41414 will help one of Chicago's die-hard commuters get more clarity out of life as it has partnered with Chicago Tribune's RedEye commuter edition to feature a "Limbo Auction," offering a 42-inch High-Definition plasma television. The innovative Limbo "Auction" -- in which the lowest unique bid will take home the HDTV prize -- will be highlighted in RedEye for two consecutive weeks starting Monday, August 21. The partnership with Limbo 41414 marks RedEye's first promotion utilizing mobile as a channel.
Digital Descriptor Systems Inc.
Digital Descriptor Systems, Inc. Announces 2nd Quarter '06 Results
SEA GIRT, N.J., Aug. 21, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Digital Descriptor Systems, Inc. (Pink Sheets:DDSI) -- an industry leader in the development of Homeland Security and other commercial security related products -- today announced results for the period ending June 30, 2006. Revenues grew 40.9 percent, to $1,233,729, from second quarter 2005 revenues of $875,513. Gross profit rose over 210 percent, to $899,191 from $428,053 for the same period in 2005.
Directors Guild of America
DGA Announces Schedule for 59th Annual Awards
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Directors Guild of America has set its schedule for the 59th Annual DGA Awards, DGA President Michael Apted and Awards Committee Chairperson Howard Storm announced today. The 59th Annual DGA Awards Dinner will take place on Saturday, February 3, 2007.
Evergreen International Aviation, Inc.
Evergreen International Aviation, Inc. Announces Extension of Its Tender Offer for Its 12 Percent Senior Second Secured Notes Due 2010
MCMINNVILLE, Ore., Aug. 21, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Evergreen International Aviation, Inc., an Oregon corporation ("Evergreen"), announced today that its pending offer to purchase any and all of its outstanding 12% Senior Second Secured Notes Due 2010 (CUSIP No. 30024DAF7) (the "Notes") previously scheduled to expire at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on August 21, 2006, has been extended until 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on September 5, 2006, unless otherwise extended or earlier terminated. Except for the above change, all terms and conditions of the tender offer are unchanged and remain in full force and effect.