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GB&T Bancshares, Inc.
GB&T Bancshares Reports Third Quarter Results
GAINESVILLE, Ga., Oct. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- GB&T Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:GBTB), a multi-bank holding company with seven community banks in fast-growing markets surrounding metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia, reported net income of $4.2 million for the third quarter of 2006, an 8.0 percent increase over the $3.9 million reported for the third quarter of 2005. Third quarter 2006 results reflect solid loan growth from a combination of organic sources and its recent acquisition of Mountain State Bank, supported by a net interest margin of continuing strength, with disciplined cost controls in place. Diluted earnings per share for the third quarter of 2006 were $0.30, compared to $0.30 for the prior-year third quarter.
Bodisen Biotech Expects Strong Revenues and Net Income Growth for Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2006
NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Bodisen Biotech, Inc. (AMEX:BBC) (LSE:BODI) (website: www.bodisen.com), the first China-based environmentally friendly bio-fertilizer company listed on a U.S. stock exchange, and dually listed in London, today announced that the company expects to report strong year-over-year revenue and net income growth for the quarter ended September 30, 2006. The company expects to report its third quarter financial results by November 15, 2006.
Market-Pulse.com Announces Trade Alert for TelePlus Enterprises, Inc.
ATLANTA, Oct. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Market-Pulse.com announces its trade alert for TelePlus Enterprises, Inc. (OTCBB:TLPE). According to Bernard R. Schmitt of Market Pulse, "The company just had excellent news out before Wednesday's opening bell announcing that it has launched a new e-commerce site for Liberty Wireless advancing its marketing push to increase online sales."
Eastmain Resources Inc.
Eleonore South JV Update -- Roberto-Type -- Gold -- Arsenic -- Antimony Targets Outlined
TORONTO, Oct. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Eastmain Resources Inc. (TSX:ER) announces that ongoing exploration work at the Eleonore South project, a joint venture with Les Mines Opinaca Ltee, a wholly owned subsidiary of Goldcorp Inc. (TSX:G) (NYSE:GG), and Azimut Exploration Inc. (TSX-Venture:AZM), has outlined several gold geochemical anomalies on the West and North claim blocks. Assays from rock samples received to date contain anomalous gold, arsenic and antimony with up to 5.72 g/t gold, 19 ppm antimony and greater than 10,000 ppm arsenic within Roberto-type sedimentary rocks.
AST Founder Safi Qureshey Launches Quartics, Inc. to Transmit PC Media Content to Televisions and Displays of Consumers' Choice
IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Safi Qureshey, an early leader in the PC industry as founder of AST Computer, today announced the launch of Quartics, Inc., a fabless semiconductor company focused on the development of codec and transport agnostic media processors and applications. Quartics engineers a comprehensive media processing system-on-a-chip (SoC) and an entire suite of software and reference designs for OEMs and ODMs that provides a simple and cost-effective means to wirelessly link a personal computer with any television or projection system.
FierceWireless Launches Fierce Favorites Awards
WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- FierceWireless (www.fiercewireless.com) today announced the "Fierce Favorites" blog awards to recognize and celebrate bloggers' contributions to coverage of the wireless industry. Voting for Fierce Favorites begins Oct. 18 and is open to all subscribers of FierceWireless and other FierceMarkets publications, as well as any readers of wireless industry blogs. The top 20 blogs will each be recognized as a "Fierce Favorite."
Web Wise Kids
Web Wise Kids Releases New Computer Game That Challenges Teens to Recognize the Dangers of Online Crimes
SACRAMENTO, Calif, Oct. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- AirDogs, a detective style game that teaches kids that online crimes - software piracy, fraud, extortion, and bullying - have lifelong legal and social consequences for teens and their families was released today at the California Cyber Security Summit in Sacramento, California, Web Wise Kids and the Entertainment Software Association Foundation (ESAF) announced. The game is sponsored by the Entertainment Software Association Foundation and will be distributed by Web Wise Kids to classrooms in all fifty states. More than two million students across the country are expected to play the game, which was created by LiveWires Design Ltd.
Stronghold Industries Inc.
Market Advisors Initiates Coverage
LINCOLN, Neb., Oct. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Market Advisors, Inc., a stock research firm, has initiated coverage of Stronghold Industries, Inc. (Pink Sheets:SGDS) today with a potential intermediate-term objective of $1.40. Our price objective of $1.40 indicates a potential gain of over 300% from its current price. Our assessment of Stronghold is well supported by its core business and future expansion plans.