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EMCORE Announces 10-Gigabit Long Wavelength ROSA for High-performance Optical Networking
SOMERSET, N.J., Feb. 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- EMCORE Corporation (Nasdaq:EMKR), a leading provider of compound semiconductor-based components and subsystems for the broadband, fiber optic, satellite, and wireless communications markets, today announced that it has released a 10-gigabit per second Receiver Optical Sub-assembly (ROSA) for long wavelength 10 Gigabit Ethernet, OC-192 SONET and 10 Gigabit Fibre Channel applications.
Discovery Laboratories, Inc.
Discovery Labs Announces Completion of $29.1 Million Registered Direct Offering
WARRINGTON, Pa., Feb. 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq:DSCO), has completed its previously announced registered direct offerings to select institution investors for an aggregate of 5,060,000 shares of common stock. The shares were priced at $5.75 per share resulting in gross proceeds to Discovery of $29.1 million. All of the shares of common stock were offered by Discovery pursuant to an effective registration statement previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. SG Cowen & Co., LLC acted as exclusive placement agent for the transaction.
United Online, Inc.
United Online to Present at Jefferies Internet Conference
WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Feb. 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- United Online, Inc. (Nasdaq:UNTD), a leading provider of consumer Internet subscription services, today announced that it will present at the Jefferies Internet Conference on March 3, 2005 in New York, NY. The company is scheduled to present at 8:45 a.m. ET (5:45 a.m. PT).
GainClients, Inc. Increases Sales Force with Distributor Program
TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- GainClients, Inc. ("GainClients") (Pink Sheets:GCLT) announced it has increased its sales force by introducing the GainClients Distributor Program for both the real estate and mortgage sectors. The Distributor program allows users and resellers to build their sales revenue by introducing their contacts to the GainClients website service. The GainClients Distributor Program strategy is to open new channels of distribution of the GainClients website product while compensating its loyal users and affiliates with commissions and quarterly revenue incentives.
Artimplant: Artelon TMC Spacer launched by Small Bone Innovations at AAOS in Washington DC
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Artimplant's Artelon(R) CMC-I Spacer is now launched by Small Bone Innovations, SBI, at the worlds largest Orthopedics meeting -- AAOS -- in Washington DC, USA. SBI is a new orthopedics company formed by merchant bankers Viscogliosi Bros. LLC (VB) in New York, solely focused on solutions for hand, foot, ankle, elbow and shoulder.
Skanska Secures Highway Project in Czech Republic Valued at SEK 305 M
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Skanska has been contracted to construct a highway in the Czech Republic. The contract is valued at SEK 305 M (CZK 1 billion) and is included in order bookings for the first quarter of 2005. The customer is the Czech National Highway Administration, which is providing nearly one fourth of the financing for the project, with the EU Cohesion Fund providing 76 percent.
Rank Group -- video interview with CEO
LONDON, Feb. 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Rank Group -- preliminary results. Indepth interview available now on www.cantos.com with Mike Smith, Chief Executive, Rank Group (LSE:RNK).