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Virgin Media Inc.
Virgin Media to Appeal Competition Commission's Conclusions On BSkyB and ITV
LONDON, Feb. 25, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Virgin Media (Nasdaq:VMED) will today file an appeal with the Competition Appeal Tribunal requesting a review of the recent conclusions of the Competition Commission and the Secretary of State for Business Enterprise & Regulatory Reform relating to BSkyB's acquisition of a 17.9 per cent stake in ITV.
Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc.
Hemispherx Biopharma to Present At Jesup & Lamont Conference
PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 25, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc. (AMEX:HEB) today announced that it has accepted an invitation to present at the 2008 Emerging Growth Stock Conference, hosted by Jesup & Lamont, Inc., at the Walt Disney Contemporary Resort in Orlando FL, February 28, 2008 at 3:00 PM EST. A webcast of the presentation will be available on the Company's website at: www.hemispherx.net . A replay will be available for 30 days following the conference.
Znomics Expands Drug Discovery Facilities
PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 25, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Znomics, Inc. (OTCBB:ZNOM), a pioneer in the development of the zebrafish as a vertebrate genetic platform to accelerate drug discovery, today said it has expanded its facilities to include additional laboratory space in the new Biomedical Research Building on the campus of Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) in Portland. The approximately 1,600-square-foot space will support the company's drug discovery operations and will include a laboratory, fish facility, and offices, increasing Znomics' current facilities by one-third. The company expects to occupy the additional space in March 2008.
Aleratec Makes Fully Automatic Disc Publishing An Affordable Luxury With New DVD/CD RoboRacer LS
CHATSWORTH, Calif., Feb. 25, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Aleratec Inc., leading developer and manufacturer of "Prosumers' Choice" solutions for the USB, Flash, HDD, Blu-ray, DVD/CD, duplicating, and DVD/CD publishing markets, introduces its innovative new DVD/CD RoboRacer LS, the simplest ever robotic autoloading disc publisher. For improved reliability, the Aleratec DVD/CD RoboRacer LS has fewer moving parts than any other robotic publisher. Yet, it is capable of unattended direct to disc LightScribe labeling and unattended disc duplication. Customers just connect it to a PC, load it with up to 100 blank LightScribe discs, use the powerful Aleratec Disc Publishing Software Suite included with purchase to select the disc image or label and start duplicating or labeling up to 100 discs automatically.
Rock Energy Resources, Inc.
Rock Energy Resources Announces 1-For-8 Reverse Stock Split and Name Change
HOUSTON, Feb. 25, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Rock Energy Resources (OTCBB:RCKE) today announced its common stock was reverse split on the basis of one share for each eight shares previously outstanding. On February 19, 2008, the Company's name was changed to Rock Energy Resources, Inc. As a result of the name change, the Company's stock symbol on the Electronic Bulletin Board was changed to "RCKE".