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Minera Andes Plans Exploration for 100 Percent Owned Los Azules Copper/Gold Target
SPOKANE, Wash., Sept. 22, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Minera Andes Inc. (TSX Venture Exchange:MAI) (OTCBB:MNEAF) is planning to further test a potentially large copper/gold porphyry mineralized system in San Juan province, Argentina. The undrilled target at Los Azules is situated adjacent to a property where drilling has discovered significant intervals of porphyry copper mineralization in several holes drilled through a leached cap into secondary and primary mineralization.
Buy.com Maintains Significant Growth in Online Customer Traffic
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Sept. 22, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Buy.com, Inc., The Internet Superstore(tm), today announced a persistent increase in online user traffic, which has more than tripled since January 2003. At the same time, Buy.com's largest competitor, Amazon.com (Nasdaq:AMZN), had a dip in traffic, according to recent ComScore data.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Northrop Grumman to Supply Space Inertial Reference Unit
WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Sept. 22, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- European Space Agency (ESA) scientists will rely on a key navigational aid from Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) Navigations Systems Division (NSD) when it launches its Herschel Space Observatory into orbit four years from now to study how the first stars and galaxies were formed.
Digital Wall Street Inc.
WallSt.net Interviews CEO of XRG Inc., and SrVp of Investor Relations for UPS
Kevin Brennan, CEO of XRG Inc. (OTCBB:XRGC) discussed his company's unique approach to consolidation in the truck-load carrier industry. Brennan said the industry is ripe for consolidation, as XRG Inc., has actively pursued a growth campaign with unique acquisition strategies, which Brennan covered as well. He estimated the size of the truck-carrier industry as $400 billion, and discussed his company's aggressive, projected five-year growth plan, and upcoming milestones. Brennan also detailed his company's approach to implementing technology, and tracking solutions in an industry that he considered to be "sometimes backward."
Aussie Apparel Group Signs Definitive Licensing Agreement for the Bluetorch 'Extreme Sports' Trademarks
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 22, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Aussie Apparel Group Ltd. (OTCBB:AASI) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement with Irvine, CA based GBI to license (with an option to purchase in 2006) the "Bluetorch Brand" for apparel and certain other categories. Additionally, Aussie Apparel has the first right of refusal to license Bluetorch(tm) worldwide in all product categories exclusive of "media." Beyond apparel, other categories that could utilize the Bluetorch(tm) name include accessories, headgear, footwear and electronics. Bluetorch(tm), a nationally syndicated television series licensed to Fox Sports Net, presents a cutting edge approach to extreme sports coverage.
Vodafone Sverige AB
Richer colour and picture with the Vodafone live! Sharp GX20 mobile phone
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 22, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- With a screen resolution of 240 x 320 points, the Vodafone live! Sharp GX20 mobile phone takes Vodafone's (NYSE:VOD) customers to a mobile world of greater contrast and sharpness in colour and picture. Add to this the fact that this slim mobile with a clamshell design also offers an external colour screen, a video message function and a built-in digital camera that can take photos in 310,000 pixels and in macro perspective. All of this produces a model that takes picture communication another big step forwards.
Epic Financial Corporation
Epic Financial Corporation Subsidiary American National Mortgage Enters Into Agreement with American Premier Bank
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Sept. 22, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- William R. Parker, President of Epic Financial Corporation (OTCBB:EPFL), announced today that the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, American National Mortgage, has entered into an agreement with American Premier Bank, of Arcadia, California, to provide mortgage banking services to clients of the bank, and to also help in the development of the Bank's own mortgage lending business operations.