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Epson America, Inc.
Photo Release -- Epson Expands Epsonality Ad Campaign With Greater Interactivity and Innovative 'Epsonality Widget'
LONG BEACH, Calif., Sept. 22, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Since its inception last October, Epson America's interactive "Epsonality" ad campaign took a fun and whimsical approach to educating and attracting new consumers. Driven by personality, the campaign helped customers cut through the confusion of model names and specifications to determine the printer that best fit their individual creativity and printing needs by inviting them to discover their Epsonality through an interactive online test. Starting today, Epson is taking the successful campaign to a whole new level with increased interactivity and new on-demand Web content designed to engage, help and inspire consumers and small businesses to explore their Epsonality.
2009 Defense Appropriations Bill Includes $2 Million for CombiMatrix
MUKILTEO, Wash., Sept. 22, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CombiMatrix Corporation (Nasdaq:CBMX) announced that U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) has included $2 million in the 2009 Defense Appropriations Bill for development of a Health Surveillance System by the company. The funding was included in the version of the legislation approved by the Senate Defense Appropriations Subcommittee on September 10. The system, to be developed under the management of the Air Force Research Laboratory, builds on CombiMatrix's versatile semiconductor microarray and instrumentation platforms to detect changes in body chemistry as a result of trauma.
Annual Revisions to the NASDAQ OMX 100 Index
NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced changes to the NASDAQ OMX 100 Index(sm) (Symbol:QOMX) as a part of the yearly rebalancing process. The NASDAQ OMX 100 Index is a market-capitalization weighted index comprised of the 100 largest companies listed on the combined exchanges of the NASDAQ OMX Group.