latest news releases from the newsroom
eLocity Inc. -- Pre-Open Tuesday's Stocks To Watch; EMTI, ARTX, NGEN, SIRI
SARASOTA, Fla., Nov. 30, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- eLocity's velocity stocks to watch for today are; Environmental Technologies International Inc. (Pink Sheets:EMTI), Arotech Corp. (Nasdaq:ARTX), Nanogen, Inc. (Nasdaq:NGEN) and Sirius Satellite Radio, Inc. (Nasdaq:SIRI).
Integrated QLogic Products Now Shipping in HP StorageWorks MSA1000 Small Business SAN Kit
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Nov. 30, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), the company that powers storage area networks (SANs), today announced that its SANbox(r) switches, SANblade(tm) HBAs and SANsurfer(r) software are now shipping in the HP StorageWorks Modular Smart Array (MSA) 1000 Small Business SAN Kit. The HP Small Business SAN Kit provides a complete, entry-level SAN solution tailored to meet the needs of small businesses and first-time SAN users.
PointRoll Included Network(TM) Continues to Expand -- Bloomberg, Homestore, SI.com and Tickle Jump on Board
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 30, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The ranks of PointRoll, Inc.'s groundbreaking ad network continue to swell with the latest additions of Bloomberg, Homestore, SI.com and Tickle. The companies join a long list of online publishers, including AccuWeather, AOL, AskJeeves, BusinessWeek Online, MSN and Yahoo!, that offer PointRoll's high-impact rich media ads to their clients at no additional charge, subject to publisher eligibility.
Blyth, Inc. Reports Record 3rd Quarter Sales
GREENWICH, Conn., Nov. 30, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Blyth, Inc. (NYSE:BTH), a leading designer and marketer of home fragrance and home decor products, today reported that Net Sales for the third quarter ended October 31, 2004 increased approximately 2% to $439.4 million compared with $431.9 million a year earlier. Operating Profit for the quarter declined to $51.1 million compared to $59.8 million for the prior year period. Net Earnings for the quarter were $30.2 million versus $34.8 million a year earlier. Diluted Net Earnings Per Share for the quarter were $0.73 per share compared to $0.76 for the same period last year. Last year's third quarter results reflected a $0.01 per share restructuring charge associated with the closure of the Hyannis, Massachusetts candle factory.
Hector Franco Appointed Vice President of Information Technology Services
COSTA MESA, Calif., Nov. 30, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Hector Franco has been appointed vice president of information technology services for RSM EquiCo, a global investment banking firm specializing in mergers, acquisitions and divestitures for the North American private middle market. He previously was director of information technology services for the company.
OMX: Completion of merger of APK and VPC
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Nov. 30, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- VPC AB and OMX AB (publ) today announce that the parties have fulfilled the terms and conditions of the agreements regarding the merger of the OMX-owned Finnish Central Securities Depository (APK) and VPC, the Swedish equivalent, thereby creating a strong joint central securities depository group within the Nordic region.
Arkados Inc. Presents At Net@Home 2004 Conference
NORTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., Nov. 30, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- CDKnet.com, Inc. (OTCBB:CDKN) announced that Oleg Logvinov, president and CEO of its subsidiary Arkados Inc., will address industry professionals at the annual Net@Home conference, held December 1st and 2nd in Nice, France.
Global Explorations, Inc.
Global Completes SMS Adwords Technology; Substantial Revenue Increase
KAMLOOPS, British Columbia, Nov. 30, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Global Explorations Inc. (Pink Sheets:GXXL) has completed developing its SMS Adwords technology. The company shall shortly begin beta testing the product with paid advertisers. Once the beta test is successful, Global shall begin licensing the technology to other carriers for monthly fees. This should substantially increase revenue to the company for the next year.
JetBlue Airways Corporation
JetBlue Warms Winter Travel With Free Friend Promotion
NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq:JBLU) just made winter travel warmer and friendlier. JetBlue's Free Friend Fare promotion allows two customers to travel on the same itinerary for $159(see Note 1) each way between select cities from New York City's JFK International Airport, Boston, MA, Washington, D.C./Dulles and Long Beach, CA, when booked at www.jetblue.com/freefriend.