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Minera Andes, Inc.
Minera Andes Acquires New Gold/Silver Prospects in Santa Cruz Province, Argentina
SPOKANE, Wash., Feb. 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Minera Andes Inc. (TSX Venture Exchange:MAI) (OTCBB:MNEAF) has acquired several new epithermal gold/silver prospects in southern Argentina through an active, generative exploration program. Santa Cruz province, location of the new properties, is emerging as an under-explored, highly prospective area for gold and silver and is host to several mines and discoveries.
QLogic Executive to Present at Goldman Sachs Tech Symposium
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Feb. 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), the company that powers storage area networks (SANs), today announced that Frank Calderoni, senior vice president and CFO, will be presenting at the Goldman Sachs Tech Symposium held at the Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa in Phoenix on Wednesday, February 25, 2004. The presentation, expected to begin at 10:40 a.m. Pacific Time, will also be available through live and archived webcast via the QLogic website at http://www.qlogic.com/company/investor_relations.asp.
Discovery Laboratories, Inc.
Discovery Laboratories Announces Conference Call and Webcast
DOYLESTOWN, Pa., Feb. 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq:DSCO), a biopharmaceutical company developing its proprietary humanized surfactant technology as Surfactant Replacement Therapies for respiratory diseases, announces a conference call to be held Thursday, February 19th at 10:00 AM EST. Management will provide an overview of the secondary endpoints and certain safety results from the Company's two Phase 3 clinical trials for Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Premature Infants. An update on other key Company programs will also be provided.
J/Secure Secures Worldwide Capability With CardinalCommerce
MENTOR, Ohio, Feb. 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- CardinalCommerce, a leader in the payment authentication service market, has announced that its highly flexible and extensible Cardinal CentinelTM authentication software for merchants now supports JCB, the world's fourth largest international credit card brand. The JCB 3-D Secure payment initiative, J/Secure, is designed to address cardholder concerns when shopping online and protect merchants and their acquirers from the brunt of fraud liability as well.
Millicom International Cellular
Millicom Signs Management Agreement In Iran
NEW YORK, LONDON and BERTRANGE, Luxembourg, Feb. 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Millicom International Cellular S.A. ("Millicom") (Nasdaq:MICC) today announces that it has entered into an agreement with Rafsanjan Industrial Complex ("RIC") to manage the network to be owned by RIC under a build, operate and transfer contract (the "BOT Contract") between RIC and Telecommunications Company of Iran ("TCI"). The BOT Contract allows RIC to build and operate a nationwide GSM network (the "Network") for 2 million prepaid subscribers for a period of 11 years. Millicom will be paid a share of the revenues generated by the Network. In addition, Millicom has been awarded an option to acquire 47% of the company that will operate the Network.
PetroKazakhstan Inc. announces Anti-Monopoly Court Decision
CALGARY, Alberta, Canada, Feb. 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- PetroKazakhstan Inc. ("PetroKazakhstan") has received information that, in a decision issued by the Astana city court, a number of group companies acting as oil products distributors were unsuccessful in their challenge of allegations by the Agency for Regulation of Natural Monopolies and Protection of Competition ("ARNM") that these distributors had violated Kazakhstan competition Laws. The judgment upheld the ARNM determination that these distributors had received unjustified revenues totaling approximately U.S. $91 million.