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3 Teams Up With Bitfone to Deliver Over-the-Air Firmware Updates
LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif., Feb. 27, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Bitfone Corporation (www.bitfone.com), the pioneer and patent holder of firmware over-the-air (FOTA) update technology for mobile phones, today announced that 3, the UK mobile media company, has selected Bitfone to launch their over-the-air firmware update service using Bitfone's MVP(tm) solution.
Credit Acceptance Corporation
Credit Acceptance Announces: Fourth Quarter and 2005 Earnings
SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Feb. 27, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Credit Acceptance Corporation (Pink Sheets:CACC) (the "Company") announced consolidated net income for the three months ended December 31, 2005 of $25.2 million or $0.65 per diluted share compared to $13.9 million or $0.35 per diluted share for the same period in 2004. For the year ended December 31, 2005, consolidated net income was $72.6 million or $1.85 per diluted share compared to $57.3 million or $1.40 per diluted share for the same period in 2004.
Dobson Communications Corporation
Dobson Communications to Present at Conferences
OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 27, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dobson Communications Corporation (Nasdaq:DCEL) today announced that Warren Henry, vice president for Investor Relations, plans to discuss the Company's operations and strategy on Wednesday, March 1, 2006 at Merrill Lynch 2006 Communications Forum in New York. Although no formal presentation will be given at the conference, Mr. Henry will participate in a series of group investor meetings.
Port of Houston Authority
PHA Commission Delivers Bayport, Security Matters
HOUSTON, Feb. 27, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Port of Houston Authority (PHA) Commission approved several recommendations involving contract awards, bids and proposals, project change orders and contract amendments during its Feb. 27 public meeting. Chairman Jim Edmonds presided over the meeting with Commissioner Steve Phelps, Commissioner Jim Fonteno, Commissioner Kase Lawal, Commissioner Jimmy Burke, Commissioner Janiece Longoria and Commissioner Elyse Lanier.
Order Logistics, Inc.
Order Logistics Announces 'Letter of Intent' Agreement With Premier Resources International (PRI)
URBANA, Ill., Feb. 27, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Order Logistics, Inc. (Pink Sheets:ODLG) has been engaged by Premier Resources International (PRI) (www.prispeedsource.com) to provide a "Global Sourcing Solution" that will enable their clients to have complete visibility to their global sourcing operations, all the way back to the factory floor in China. PRI provides a comprehensive set of import and domestic management services that contribute to client success in international markets without the cost and time of starting new relationships from the ground up, and the risks that come with inexperience. PRI's Shanghai office delivers component level negotiations with factories, factory evaluation / qualification audit, product QA and QC. Services include full import supply chain service fulfillment, Asian and domestic strategy development, distribution, warehousing, and returns. PRI also manages Chinese government involvement at all factory levels. ORDER LOGISTICS, Inc., "ORDER LOGISTICS" (www.orderlogistics.com), was founded in 2005 and has begun implementing its plans for helping great companies discover, manage and execute their most effective global supply chain strategies.
Oakley Athletes Take 52 Medals at 2006 Winter Olympics
FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Feb. 27, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Oakley, Inc. (NYSE: OO) today announced that a total of 52 medals were awarded to Olympic athletes who relied on the clarity and protection of the company's goggles and performance eyewear featuring High Definition Optics(R) (HDO(R)). More than 150 competitors from over 20 countries took advantage of Oakley technologies at the 2006 Winter Games. Gold medals were awarded to 17 Oakley-wearing Olympians. An additional 19 silver and 16 bronze medals were awarded to athletes wearing the company's eyewear inventions.