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M-Wise Announces New European License of Content Management and Delivery Platform
WILMINGTON, Del., Aug. 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- M-Wise, Inc. (OTCBB:MWIS), a leading technology provider of mobile content solutions for operators, ASPs and content providers, today announced that its MOMA platform has been selected by MobilityZone for content management and delivery. MobilityZone, based in Israel, develops, produces and maintains one of the largest, up-to-date catalogs of licensed content from all of the major publishing companies and other top producers. Recently, MobilityZone secured a deal with a leading European mobile operator to provide its customers with Java Games and will use m-Wise's MOMA content management and delivery platform to host, manage and deliver games for its clients.
ALCO Stores, Inc.
Duckwall-ALCO Stores Reports July Sales Increase of 7.2 Percent
ABILENE, Kan., Aug. 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Duckwall-ALCO Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq:DUCK) today announced that its sales from continuing operations for the four weeks ended July 31, 2005 (fiscal month of July) increased approximately 7.2% to $30.4 million, compared with $28.4 million in the prior-year month and same-store sales increased 5.2%. The 20 stores previously announced as closing along with other stores where the decision has been made to close them are excluded from sales from continuing operations.
QLogic Switches, HBAs and Software Support Mac OS X
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- QLogic(r) Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), the leader in Fibre Channel host bus adapters (HBAs), stackable switches and blade server switches, today announced that QLogic SANblade(r) Fibre Channel HBAs, SANbox(r) switches, and SANsurfer(r) software now support Mac OS X and the Xsan file system. Now for the first time, administrators with Xserve G5 servers and Xserve RAID systems can deploy a single SAN infrastructure to provision their storage to rack, tower or blade servers running a variety of popular operating systems including Mac OS, Windows, NetWare, Linux and Solaris. And for the large base of customers standardized on QLogic HBAs, Apple servers now can be seamlessly integrated to their SANs using the corporate standard HBA.
Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc.
Pacific Sunwear Reports Total July Sales Increase 14.2%, Same Store Sales Increase 4.0 Percent
ANAHEIM, Calif., Aug. 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc. (Nasdaq:PSUN) today reported that total sales for the four weeks of fiscal July, ending July 30, 2005 were $111.1 million, an increase of 14.2% over total sales of $97.3 million during the same period last year. Total Company same store sales increased 4.0% during the same period. By concept, PacSun same store sales increased 4.3% and d.e.m.o. same store sales increased 1.1% compared to the same four week period last year.
Petrosearch Energy Corp.
PetroSearch Energy Sells Blue Ridge Field Property
HOUSTON, Aug. 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- PetroSearch Energy Corporation (Pink Sheets:PTSG) ("PetroSearch" and "the Company") announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, TK Petrosearch, L.L.C., has divested its interest in the Blue Ridge Salt Dome Field for approximately $2,140,000. The transaction closed on August 3, 2005, and is effective as of July 1, 2005. The buyer is Kellco Energy, Ltd., an oil and gas firm headed by an individual who previously managed the property for PetroSearch. The sale was the result of an arms-length negotiation with the buyer.