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Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP
Photo Release -- Leading Restructuring Lawyer Luc Despins Joins Paul Hastings in New York
NEW YORK, Nov. 24, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP announced today that Luc A. Despins has joined the firm as a partner and chair of its Global Restructuring practice. Mr. Despins, 48, is based in the New York office. He is a bankruptcy practitioner with over 23 years of experience representing debtors and creditors in some of the most high-profile and complex restructuring matters. Mr. Despins will lead the firm's efforts to further grow its restructuring practice both domestically and internationally.
Advanced Battery Technologies, Inc.
Advanced Battery Technologies Comments On Capacity Expansion Program
NEW YORK and HARBIN, China, Nov. 24, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Advanced Battery Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:ABAT) today commented on its capacity expansion program, scheduled to substantially increase production by 2010 in order to meet the Company's robust sales pipeline.
CDMA Development Group
CDG Congratulates PCCW on Launching its CDMA2000 Network in Hong Kong
COSTA MESA, Calif., Nov. 24, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The CDMA Development Group (CDG) (www.cdg.org) today congratulated PCCW on its CDMA2000(r) license acquisition and subsequent network launch last week in Hong Kong. PCCW expects to drive considerable revenue by offering inbound roaming for CDMA2000 1X subscribers and CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Rel. 0 and Rev. A mobile broadband data roaming.
CDMA Development Group
Successful CDMA Open Market Handsets Trials in Bangladesh, Indonesia, and Thailand
COSTA MESA, Calif., Nov. 24, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The CDMA Development Group (CDG) today announced the successful conclusion of its third set of Open Market Handsets (OMH) trials in cooperation with CityCell in Bangladesh, PT. Telekomunikasi Indonesia, Tbk and PT. Indosat, Tbk in Indonesia, and HutchCAT in Thailand. The OMH program is part of the CDG's Global Handset Requirements for CDMA (GHRC) initiative and specifies a common set of requirements based on standards to procure CDMA2000(r) devices in an open-network and open-device environment. The completed trials in Bangladesh, Indonesia, and Thailand now complement previously-announced trials with Reliance Communications and TATA Indicom in India as well as with Bakrie Telecom and Mobile-8 Telecom in Indonesia.
Magma Design Automation
SiliconBlue and Magma Strengthen Technology Partnership
SUNNYVALE, Calif. and SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 24, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SiliconBlue(tm) Technologies, pioneer of an Ultra-Low-Power 65-nm FPGA (Field Programmable Gate Array) technology for consumer applications, today announced it has formalized a technical partnership with Magma(r) Design Automation (Nasdaq:LAVA). The agreement facilitates close collaboration and co-development between the two companies to provide a comprehensive FPGA design environment for SiliconBlue's iCE65(tm) FPGA product line, which was introduced in June.
Honda Power Equipment
Honda Introduces the Honda Portable Power System
ALPHARETTA, Ga., Nov. 24, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Honda Power Equipment is launching the Honda Portable Power System (HP(2)S), the first portable home power backup system that provides automatic, uninterruptible and intelligent transfer of power during outages. The HP(2)S also features an innovative home security component that operates independently of power outages.
Primoris Services Corporation
Primoris Services Corporation to Present At FBR Capital Markets Fall Investor Conference
LAKE FOREST, Calif., Nov. 24, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Primoris Services Corporation (Nasdaq:PRIM) (Nasdaq:PRIMU) (Nasdaq:PRIMW) ("Primoris"), one of the largest specialty contractors and engineering companies in the United States, today announced that it is scheduled to present at the FBR Capital Markets Fall Investor Conference. This event will take place at The Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. Primoris is scheduled to present on Tuesday, December 2, 2008 at 10:00 AM Eastern Time.
Emisphere Technologies, Inc.
Emisphere Announces Study Results Of New, Orally Bioavailable Formulation of Parathyroid Hormone ('Pth') Using Eligen(r) Technology
CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., Nov. 24, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Emisphere Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:EMIS) announced today the results of a study by Novartis Pharma AG which demonstrates the achievement of a suitable PK profile of a new oral formulation of Parathyroid Hormone ("PTH") using Emisphere's Eligen(r) Technology. This initial study of 20 healthy postmenopausal female patients aged 40 to 70 years resulted in peak concentrations (CMAX) in the range of those obtained with the commercially available subcutaneous formulation Forteo (teriparatide). The plan is to continue the development program.