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Premiere GmbH & Co. KG
Premiere Launches Innovative Video-On-Demand Service PREMIERE DIREKT+
MUNICH, Germany, June 23, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Tomorrow, June 24, 2005, Premiere will launch PREMIERE DIREKT+, an exclusive video-on-demand service that will be available via a standard television set in your living room. PREMIERE DIREKT+ is based on a new generation of Premiere digital recorders (PDR) with an integrated digital receiver. The first recorder is supplied by Humax with the iPDR-9800, and will be on sale starting tomorrow in stores and directly from Premiere. PREMIERE DIREKT+ offers a selection of up to 30 films, updated on a weekly basis. The range of films includes top blockbusters, recent features as early as six months after their cinematic release, as well as explicit adult films. Classics such as I, Robot and Ocean's Twelve are loaded onto the hard drive of the new PDR overnight, and stored in several categories that give viewers a clear overview of the selection of movies. For a fee, viewers can then order the movie of their choice from the range on offer at any time via telephone, text message or Internet, and watch it immediately.
Headliners Entertainment Group, LLC
Headliners and SmartVideo Technologies Forge Agreement to Bring Rascals' Comedy Classics to Smart-Phones Across the Country
MONTCLAIR, N.J., June 23, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Headliners Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTCBB:HLEG) and SmartVideo Technologies (OTCBB:SMVD) announced today their latest multimedia agreement, a Rascals' Comedy Classics channel on SmartVideo Technologies' mobile entertainment broadcast. The addition of Rascals Comedy Classics to the SmartVideo broadcast only enhances the entertainment medium's robust programming lineup, which currently includes ABC News Now, MSNBC, CNBC, Fox Sports, E!-Entertainment, IFILM, The Weather Channel and more. The Rascals video streams are ideally suited for the mobile entertainment market as they are entertaining whether viewed for 30 seconds or 30 minutes.
Dow Jones Indexes
Dow Jones Indexes and RHB Launch New Index for Shari'ah Compliant Stocks
NEW YORK and KUALA LUMPUR, June 23, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dow Jones Indexes (NYSE:DJ), a leading global index provider, and RHB Securities Sdn Bhd today announced the launch of the Dow Jones-RHB Islamic Malaysia Index. The new index was developed jointly by Dow Jones Indexes and RHB Research Institute Sdn Bhd and will replace the RHB Islamic Index that has been in use since May 1996.
Saab Signs General Agreement with Swedish Defense Materiel Administration for Consulting Services
LINKOPING, Sweden, June 23, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Saab owned AerotechTelub has signed a general agreement with the Swedish Defense Materiel Administration, FMV, for consulting services focusing on resource consultants in the fields of Sensors and Telecom Services. The framework agreement is valid for two years with an option for a further two years in total. The order is worth a total of MSEK 100 a year for all 10 suppliers with which the FMV has signed general agreements.
Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP
Investor Notice: Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP Has Filed a Shareholder Class Action Against ConAgra Foods, Inc. -- CAG
NEW YORK, June 22, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP has filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska on behalf of shareholders who purchased or otherwise acquired the securities of ConAgra Foods, Inc. ("ConAgra" or the "Company") (NYSE:CAG) between September 18, 2003 and June 7, 2005, inclusive (the "Class Period").