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TASER International, Inc.
Recent Court Decisions Affirm TASER Device is Reasonable Use of Force
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 3, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- TASER International, Inc. (Nasdaq:TASR), a market leader in advanced electronic control devices, announced that three recent court decisions have upheld the TASER(r) device as a reasonable use of force and dismissed excessive use of force claims against law enforcement officers. In the case of Willkomm v. Mayer (WI Dells) USDC W.D. WI (Slip Copy 2006 WL 582044) March 9, 2006, the court held that the TASER device was a reasonable use of force when used to gain compliance with the officer's orders in an effort to handcuff the plaintiff, comply with the officer's orders while handcuffed and to secure plaintiff for transportation to the hospital.
Stolt-Nielsen S.A. Purchased 101,450 of its Common Shares
LONDON, May 3, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Stolt-Nielsen S.A. (Nasdaq:SNSA) (Oslo:SNI) announces that Stolt-Nielsen Transportation Group Ltd. (SNTG), a 100% owned subsidiary of SNSA, purchased today 101,450 of SNSA Common Shares on the Oslo Stock Exchange at an average price of NOK 163.50 per share (approximately $26.68 at the current exchange rate). The shares were purchased in accordance with the repurchase program announced on August 25, 2005, authorizing Company to purchase up to $200 million worth of its Common Shares or related American Depositary Shares.
CoSine Communications, Inc.
CoSine Communications Announces Financial Results for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2006
SAN JOSE, Calif., May 3, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- CoSine Communications, Inc. (Pink Sheets:COSN), a provider of customer support services for managed, network-based IP and broadband service providers, today announced revenues of $579,000 and a net loss of $126,000, or $0.01 loss per share for the three months ended March 31, 2006, as compared to revenues of $897,000 and a net loss of $878,000 or $0.09 loss per share for the three months ended March 31, 2005.
United Online, Inc.
United Online Reports First-Quarter 2006 Results and Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., May 3, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- United Online, Inc. (Nasdaq:UNTD), a leading provider of consumer Internet and media services, today reported results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2006. The company also announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.20. The record date for the dividend is May 12, 2006 and the dividend is payable on May 31, 2006. In addition, effective today, the company will begin reporting its operating results by segments: Communications -- consisting of its Internet access, email and VoIP businesses; and Content & Media -- consisting of its social-networking, Web-hosting and photo-sharing businesses.
DATAllegro Gains New Board Member
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., May 3, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- DATAllegro(tm), supplier of data warehouse appliances that lead the industry in price and performance, today announced that Len Tenner has joined the company's Board of Directors.
Mom Ranks Tops for Mother's Day Lunch Above Celebrities
DALLAS, May 3, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Celebrities and royalty may be popular lunch companions but on Mother's Day, good old Mom takes rank, according to the "Mother of All Surveys" a survey released today from Verizon's SuperPages.com. The opinion survey asked Internet users, "If you could have lunch with one of these past and present Mothers, whom would you choose?" A whopping 72 percent of survey respondents said they would like to sit down with their own mother.
Biogenerics Announces New Record Date for Special Dividend
TYLER, Texas, May 3, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Biogenerics Limited (Pink Sheets:BIGN), regarding the previously announced dividend and subsequent discussions with the NASD, announces that certain components of the Tyche transactions could not be completed in time to meet the 10-day notification requirement under SEC Rule 10b-17 and still maintain the record date for the Special Dividend previously announced as December 20, 2005. If Biogenerics were to maintain the record date of December 20, 2005 certain closing transactions not completed at this time would have caused substantial shareholders dilution if closed after the ex-dividend date.