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BSD Medical Corporation
BSD Medical to Present Its Systems At China Medical Equipment Fair, Asia's Largest Medical Device Event
SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 8, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BSD Medical Corporation (Nasdaq:BSDM) announced today that the company will present its BSD-2000 hyperthermia therapy system as well as its MicroThermX-100 ablation system (which is being prepared for SFDA submission in China) at the 2008 China Medical Equipment Fair (CMEF) from October 29 through November 1, 2008 in Suzhou, China. The company's objective at CMEF is to leverage the growing clinical interest in the use of BSD Medical's systems in China.
Stewart Enterprises, Inc.
Stewart Surprised by Abrupt Withdrawal of SCI Proposal; Believes Credit Market Deterioration was Key Factor to Decision
JEFFERSON, La., Oct. 8, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Stewart Enterprises, Inc. ("Stewart") (Nasdaq:STEI) today announced that it was surprised and disappointed by the unexpected withdrawal, as indicated in the letter from Service Corporation International ("SCI") to Stewart on October 7, 2008, of the previous proposal made to acquire Stewart for $11 per share (the "Proposal"). In September 2008, after Stewart's Board of Directors and independent committee consulted with its financial and legal advisors regarding the Proposal, Stewart's Board determined to explore, among others, the opportunity presented by the Proposal and to share information with SCI pursuant to a confidentiality agreement between the parties. The following letter has been sent to SCI.
CSMG Releases Report On Delivering Super-Fast Broadband in the U.K.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Oct. 8, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CSMG, the strategy division of TMNG Global (Nasdaq:TMNG), a leading provider of management consulting services to the communications, media and entertainment industries, today released the findings of where Ethernet Active Line Access (ALA) has been successfully deployed. The report, "Ethernet in the Access: International Case Studies," commissioned by the U.K. Office of Communications (Ofcom) and conducted by CSMG, examines the ways communications providers in other markets are opening up Ethernet access networks to wholesale companies, to encourage investment and promote competition in the provisioning of super-fast broadband services.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Northrop Grumman Awarded Air Force Equipment and Logistics Services Contract
HERNDON, Va., Oct. 8, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) a contract to provide engineering services to the 542nd Combat Sustainment Group at Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Ga., that will demonstrate an electronic countermeasures pod concept aimed at increasing operational capability along with improving sustainability and reduced life-cycle costs.