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Discovery Laboratories, Inc.
Discovery Labs Announces Fourth Quarter Conference Call and Webcast
WARRINGTON, Pa., Feb. 26, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq:DSCO) announced today that they will be hosting a conference call on Wednesday, February 28, 2007 at 10:00 AM EST. Management will discuss financial results for the fourth quarter and year end as well as provide an update on the progress of on-going regulatory and manufacturing activities associated with the filing of a formal response to the Company's Surfaxin(r) FDA Approvable Letter.
Intuitive Surgical, Inc.
Intuitive Surgical Announces its Annual Meeting and Record Date
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 26, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (Nasdaq:ISRG), the leader in operative surgical robotics, today announced that it will hold its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on Friday, April 27, 2007 at 3:00 p.m. PDT at The Grand Hotel, 865 W. El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, California. Intuitive Surgical Stockholders of record on February 28, 2007 will be entitled vote at the meeting. Intuitive expects that proxy materials will be mailed to stockholders in March 2007.
Surge Global Energy, Inc.
Surge Global Energy Appoints Iradesso Communications as Investor Relations Agent
SAN DIEGO and CALGARY, Canada, Feb. 26, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Surge Global Energy, Inc., (OTCBB:SRGG) and its operating subsidiary, Cold Flow Energy (collectively "Surge"), are pleased to announce the appointment of Iradesso Communications Corp., a Calgary-based investor relations firm, to help Surge communicate its plans and results to the investment community.
Coattec Industries Inc
Coattec to Concentrate On Its Licensing Business Opportunities
FRANKFURT, Germany, Feb. 26, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Coattec Industries Inc. (Pink Sheets:CTCK) announces: On February 16, 2007, a meeting was held with DiversiPlast and the German company regarding the business of the new ridge vent. Coattec Industries had to report a present lack of funding of the company. The supplier Meinecke Dachtechnologie and the buyer DiversiPlast from Minneapolis had previously agreed to a stand-alone business role of Coattec. This way of dealing with the business now being declared impossible to be performed by Coattec Industries, and as no other compromise between the parties could be agreed on, Coattec Industries will not be able to do this business and consequently will not be present at the Roofing Show in March in Las Vegas.
New Medium Enterprises, Inc.
New Medium Enterprises Signs U.S. Retail Distribution Deal for Its High-Definition (HD) VMD Player and Multilayer Disc Format
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 26, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- New Medium Enterprises (NME) (OTCBB:NMEN) today announced its first U.S.-based distribution deal with PC Rush to bring its HD Versatile Multilayer Disc (VMD) players to the U.S. market for the first time. Through this three-year distribution deal, PC Rush will distribute and market the HD VMD Media Player Duo and HD VMD Media Player Quattro, which will allow consumers to play their existing standard-definition DVD collections up-converted to HD, as well as allow consumers entrance into the HD playback market with the high quality, and high value VMD disc format. The HD VMD Media Player Duo, starting at $199 (MSRP) and the HD VMD Media Player Quattro, starting at just $249 (MSRP), will both be available from PC Rush in Q2 2007.
Irwin Resources Inc.
Irwin Resources Inc. Warns Public of Spam Operation
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 26, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Irwin Resources Inc. (Pink Sheets:IWRS) and its officers and board of directors have issued a warning to the public of the unauthorized use of company press releases in an illegal spam operation being conducted by an unknown party. Irwin Resources Inc. does not condone the use of spam and demands that the responsible party immediately cease this illegal operation.
XOMA Announces Planned Retirement of Chief Executive Officer
BERKELEY, Calif., Feb. 26, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Jack Castello, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of XOMA Ltd. (Nasdaq:XOMA), announced today his plans to retire. Mr. Castello, 70, chose to announce his retirement plans now to allow adequate time to find the best qualified individual to succeed him and make the management change as smooth as possible. He will continue to serve in his present capacities during the candidate search and transition period.