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VoicePulse CEO to Speak at Fall VON 2005 Convention
JAMESBURG, N.J., Sept. 7, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- VoicePulse Inc., a top-rated broadband phone service provider, announced today that President and CEO Ravi Sakaria will be speaking again at the annual Fall VON 2005 Conference. The conference will be held at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center from September 19-22. Mr. Sakaria will be speaking in panels alongside many of the industry's top thought leaders, executives, and experts.
Pacific Advanced Technology, Inc.
Gas Imaging Technology Expands Licensing Agreement From PAT
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Sept. 7, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Gas Imaging Technology, Inc. (GIT), a manufacturer of unique products that address critical needs of the oil, gas and chemical industries, announces an expanded licensing agreement with Pacific Advanced Technology, Inc. (PAT). PAT, a developer of high-tech infrared technology for the U.S. Department of Defense, has granted a world wide exclusive license to GIT, its wholly owned subsidiary, to manufacture and sell to additional markets, a line of patented infrared gas imaging and analysis instruments under the name Sherlock(r). The Sherlock, an imaging spectrometer that can identify and quantify leaking gases, has significant applications in the petrochemical, chemical, gas and power generation and distribution industries.
Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP
Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP Announces Class Action Against UBS-AG on Behalf of Purchasers of Putnam Family of Funds -- POGAX, PXGIX, PAGVX, PACAX, PMVAX
NEW YORK, Sept. 7, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The law firm of Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP announces that it has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of all persons who purchased Putnam Funds from UBS-AG ("UBS"), from May 1, 2000 through April 30, 2005, inclusive (the "Class Period"), seeking to pursue remedies under the Securities Act of 1993 (the "Securities Act") and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the "Exchange Act").
Feathers and the Golden Spruce Tree -- Unique New Book Teaches Young Readers Important Life Lessons
CULPEPER, Va., Sept. 7, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- When the challenges of leaving home and family to discover one's own destiny are met with fear of the unknown, author Curt Farley reminds parents and teachers to encourage today's youngsters to take life as it comes, but don't accept failure. His new book, "Feathers and the Golden Spruce Tree" (now available through AuthorHouse), teaches readers that no one ever got to the top of the mountain in one giant leap.
Child of Polygamy -- Young Girl Endures Abuse from Half Sister in a Rapidly Changing World
GADSEN, Ala., Sept. 7, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- A family is supposed to provide a place where a child can feel constantly safe and loved. However, as the last child of a wayward marriage, Safia feels less than welcome in her father's preferred family. Kosi J. Avotri, M.D., and Nella P. Avotri explore the trials of broken families and cultural tradition in the new novel, "Child of Polygamy" (now available through AuthorHouse).
Achieving Spiritual Sanity -- Author Helps Readers Find Their Place in the Universe
BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 7, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Many people manage to find a path toward material success, but most remain unable to achieve true spiritual meaning or satisfaction in life, according to Terrence Schomburg, Ph.D. His new book, "Achieving Spiritual Sanity: Finding a Path to a Meaningful Life in the Modern World" (now available through AuthorHouse), provides readers with a guide toward true meaning and a spiritual purpose in this lifetime.
Oneida Ltd. Reports Improved Operating Income for Second Quarter and Six Months Ended July 30, 2005
ONEIDA, N.Y., Sept. 7, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Oneida Ltd. (OTCBB:ONEI) today announced operating and financial results for the second quarter and six month period ended July 30, 2005. Operating income for the second quarter was $1.2 million, compared to an operating loss of $(44.2) million during the corresponding period last year. The prior year's operating loss included impairment losses on depreciable and other assets of $(36.7) million, and a $4.8 million gain on the sale of fixed assets. The operating income improvement also reflects the favorable impact of the Company's comprehensive restructuring program. Oneida's restructuring efforts are focused on returning to profitability by reducing the Company's cost structure and transitioning from fixed-cost manufacturing to variable-cost sourcing throughout its product line portfolio, thereby maximizing the Company's competitiveness in today's global marketplace.