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Silver Dragon Resources Inc.
Silver Dragon Resources Inc. Updates Status of Form 10-KSB
TORONTO, May 7, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Silver Dragon Resources Inc. (OTCBB:SDRGE) reports that the Company expects to file its Form 10-KSB this week. As described in an April 16, 2007 press release, the complexities associated with managing accounting activities in both China and Mexico have caused the 2006 annual audit to take longer than expected. However, the Company's auditors, SF Partnership LLP, continues to work diligently through the process. To this end, SF Partnership LLP has retained the services of one of its affiliates, CWCC-China in Beijing China, to assist.
QIAGEN Launches Novel Assay Technology for miRNA Targets
VENLO, The Netherlands, May 7, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- QIAGEN N.V. (Nasdaq:QGEN) (Frankfurt:QIA), the world's leading provider of sample and assay technologies for research in life sciences, applied testing and molecular diagnostics, today introduced a pioneering technology which creates a new dimension of capabilities for assays targeting microRNAs (miRNAs). miRNA-related research in academia, pharma and molecular diagnostics can be considered one of the most rapidly evolving fields in today's life sciences.
Aquila Asks Employee Volunteers to Assist in St. Joseph
KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 7, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- With the Missouri River rising and expected to crest, Aquila today asked for at least 50 employee volunteers to help with sandbagging the area surrounding its Lake Road Power Plant, the surrounding power substations and also to assist the city of St. Joseph's effort to protect its Missouri riverfront area.
Peoples Bancorp Reports Second Quarter Earnings
AUBURN, Ind., May 7, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Peoples Bancorp (Nasdaq:PFDC) reported net income for the second quarter ended March 31, 2007, of $513,290 versus $711,450 during the same quarter last year. Second quarter earnings per share was $0.16 per share compared to $0.21 per share for the same period one year ago.
Harvey Software, Inc.
Electronic Shopping Carts Lose 50 Percent of Customers Due to Shipping Charges: BusinessShipper.com Has Solutions
FORT MYERS, Fla., May 7, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- 50% of shopping cart abandonment occurs when a shopper on a web site thinks a shipping charge is excessive. "A new white paper at BusinessShipper.com provides information that companies can put into action to increase sales by cutting down on lost shopping cart business. The paper presents a detailed explanation of the three main ways to handle shipping charges, then examines how shipping charges should be offered to the customer. Companies now have a roadmap to decide the best way to handle shipping costs and attack the problem of lost orders," said Bert Hamilton, President and CEO of Harvey Software. "The exchange of information and ideas like this at BusinessShipper.com equips shippers with the tools and knowledge to develop the best shipping strategy to maximize profits, minimize lost business and combat shopping cart abandonment," Mr. Hamilton explained. "The goal of BusinessShipper.com is to explore not just the ways that companies can handle shipping charges, but also how the right shipping strategies can be used to boost Internet resellers' profits," Mr. Hamilton concluded.
i-level Media Group
i-level Media Group Signs Up New Content Producer, iVivi.cn
SHANGHAI, China, May 7, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- i-level Media Group Inc. (OTCBB:ILVL) today announced that it has entered into a long-term content sourcing agreement with iVivi.cn, a producer of unique fashion and lifestyle programming targeted to China's up-and-coming generation of style-conscious young women. Under the agreement, iVivi will supply a series of short video programs covering beauty and fashion tips for the modern woman which will be aired on i-level's Mobile Media Network, China's largest in-taxi digital media and advertising network.
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.
Delisting of Securities of AHPC Holdings, Inc. From The NASDAQ Stock Market
NEW YORK, May 7, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ Stock Market announced today it will delist the common stock of AHPC Holdings, Inc. AHPC Holdings, Inc.'s stock was suspended on March 22, 2007 and has not traded on NASDAQ since that time. NASDAQ will file a Form 25 with the Securities and Exchange Commission to complete the delisting. The delisting becomes effective ten days after the Form 25 is filed. For news and additional information about the company, including the basis for the delisting and whether the company's securities are trading on another venue, please review the company's public filings or contact the company directly.