latest news releases from the newsroom
ViroPharma Announces Elimination of 2009 Debt
EXTON, Pa., July 5, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq:VPHM) today announced that it has delivered notice that it will exercise its right to automatically convert the remaining $15.35 million principal amount of its 6% Convertible Senior Secured Notes due October 2009 into 6,140,000 shares of common stock, pursuant to the terms of the Convertible Notes Indenture dated as of October 18, 2004. ViroPharma issued $75 million aggregate principal amount of the 2009 convertible senior notes in connection with the acquisition of Vancocin(R) from Eli Lilly & Company. ViroPharma has the right to elect to automatically convert 25% of the 2009 convertible senior notes issued under the indenture in any calendar quarter when the volume-weighted average price of ViroPharma's common stock exceeds $3.75 for 20 trading days during a 30-day trading period.
TelePlus Enterprises, Inc.
TelePlus Closes Acquisition of Telizon, Deal to Increase Revenues by $12M and EBITDA by $2.2M
MONTREAL, July 5, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- TelePlus Enterprises, Inc. (OTCBB:TLPE) (http://www.teleplus.ca), a vertically integrated provider of wireless and landline communications products and services across North America today announced that its subsidiary TelePlus Connect, Corp. ("TelePlus Connect"), which operates the Company's prepaid telecom division, closed effective July 1st 2005 its acquisition of Telizon, Inc. ("Telizon"), a reseller of landline and long distance services as well as an internet service provider.
CAPE Systems Group, Inc
CAPE Systems and Open Terra Announce Northeast RFID Test and Integration Center
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., July 5, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- CAPE Systems Group, Inc., a leading provider of software technology for packaging design, pallet optimization, inventory and warehouse management, supply chain execution and order fulfillment, and Open Terra, a leading provider of wireless mobile platform technologies, today announced that they would be establishing a state of the art RFID Test and Integration Center at CAPE's dedicated 15,000 square foot facility located in South Plainfield, New Jersey. CAPE is currently certified to provide Wal-Mart compliant RFID tagging solutions to its vendors
Air Guitar Company, LLC
Photo Release -- It's All in the Cards: US Air Guitar Championship Finals on July 14th
ROCHESTER, N.Y., July 5, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Strumbum model Elaina Vaccaro will strut her stuff in an effort to capture the LA regional title and a slot in the US Air Guitar Championship Finals on July 14th at Hollywood's famed Key Club. Vaccaro, a seasoned jazz dancer, may prove to be real competition; a dark horse for sure. In an effort to find a willing female candidate to sponsor, Air Guitar Company CEO Paul Thatcher put his tail on the block. Had Vaccaro won the cut of the deck, Thatcher would have had to clean up and cut off his ponytail. Thatcher is using the timing of this event to launch his new line of women's Strum Undies featuring the "air guitar string" thong available online: airguitar.com. The campaign tagline "Show off your air guitar (strings)" tells all.
Next Inning Technology Research
Next Inning Technology Research Updates Outlooks for Alcatel, ADC Telecommunications, Ciena, and Redback
PRINCETON, N.J., July 5, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Next Inning Technology Research (http://www.nextinning.com), a subscription service focused on semiconductor and technology stocks, announced today that it has published its much anticipated mid-year "State of Tech" report covering over 70 tech companies with total annual sales that will approach half a trillion dollars in 2005. Among the companies members will receive updates on include Alcatel (NYSE:ALA), ADC Telecommunications (Nasdaq:ADCT), Ciena (Nasdaq:CIEN), and Redback (Nasdaq:RBAK).
American Football Alumni
Sports Alumni Inc. Commences Implementation of Their Business Plan
HENDERSON, Nev., July 5, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sports Alumni Inc. (Pink Sheets:SPNI), dba American Football Alumni Inc., (AFA) (http://www.americanfootballalumni.com/) is a Nevada membership based "for profit" corporation. AFA membership is composed of former high school varsity, collegiate and professional football players and coaches and all others who actively support the sport.
Photo Release -- Not All Housewives Are Desperate
BREA, Calif., July 5, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- CortiSlim(r) has just unveiled a new testimonial advertisement focusing on the success of real CortiSlim users. The campaign includes three busy moms -- Nancy, Ginger and Tricia -- who attribute their newfound success with stress and weight management to the CortiSlim(r) Lifestyle. After being flown to the Orange County photo shoot for a day of primping and posing in front of cameras, our CortiSlim moms were transformed into models for a day.