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Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP
Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP Recognized Once Again as America's Number One PIPE Issuer Law Firm
NEW YORK, July 23, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference, LLP (SRFF), has maintained its position as the leading issuer law firm of private investments in public equity (PIPE) transactions, garnering the top spot in PlacementTracker's First Half 2008 PIPE Market League Tables. During the first two quarters of 2008, SRFF completed 16 transactions raising a total of $79.5 million.
Chemical Financial Corporation
Chemical Financial Corporation Announces Third Quarter Cash Dividend
MIDLAND, Mich., July 23, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Chemical Financial Corporation announced that on July 22, 2008, the Board of Directors of the Company declared a third quarter 2008 cash dividend of $0.295 per share of common stock, representing a 3.5% increase over the third quarter 2007 cash dividend of $0.285 per share. The third quarter 2008 dividend will be payable on Friday, September 19, 2008, to shareholders of record on September 5, 2008. The ex-dividend date is September 3, 2008.
MetaPower International, Inc.
MetaPower International, Inc. Increased Revenues by 69 Percent in June 2008 Over the Prior Year
LAS VEGAS, July 23, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- MetaPower International, Inc. (Pink Sheets:MTPW) is pleased to announce that the Company increased its June 2008 Consolidated Booked Sales by 69% over the prior year. The Company generated $551,186 for June 2008, an increase of $225,594 versus June 2007. MetaPower International generates monthly revenue from its consulting services and its UCoDA Business Process Management module maintenance fees. The Company has licensed its UCoDA module for use on projects with clients such as the Yucca Mountain Nuclear Spent Fuels Repository in Las Vegas, and the Wolf Creek Nuclear Generating Station in Burlington, Kansas, among others.
Penwest Pharmaceuticals Co.
Penwest Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results Conference Call
DANBURY, Conn., July 23, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Penwest Pharmaceuticals Co. (Nasdaq:PPCO) will conduct a conference call on Tuesday, August 5th, at 11:00 a.m. EDT to review its financial results for the second quarter of 2008, which will be released earlier that day. Operational developments and financial outlook will also be discussed on the call.
KingThomason Group, Inc.
King Thomason Group, Inc. to Acquire Social Networking Company -- Hardwired Interactive, Inc.
LOS ANGELES, July 23, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- King Thomason Group, Inc. (Pink Sheets:KGTH) today announced it has entered into a letter of intent to acquire The Woodlands, TX-based Hardwired Interactive, Inc. The company to be acquired (Hardwired Interactive) provides a suite of technologies and destinations that empower people to drive and define an online social network experience perfectly suited for their unique needs, interests, and online interests.
Kentucky Energy, Inc.
Quest Announces Teleconference Update
PATERSON, N.J., July 23, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Quest Minerals & Mining Corp. (OTCBB:QMNM) (Frankfurt:QMNB), a Kentucky based operator of energy and mineral related properties, will hold a conference call Tuesday, July 29, 2008 at 2PM ET to provide an operational update on the progress regarding their Pond Creek and Cedar Grove mines held by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Gwenco Inc.
Buffalo Technology (USA), Inc.
Buffalo Wins Ultimate Choice Award
AUSTIN, Texas, July 23, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Buffalo Technology, a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of wired and wireless networking, storage and memory solutions announced today that its MiniStation portable storage solution has won the Ultimate Choice Award from LAPTOP-Mobile Solutions for Business & Life, a leading mobile technology magazine. Now featured in the portable hard drive section of LAPTOP's Ultimate Mobility special issue, currently on newsstands, the robust and innovative storage solution continues Buffalo's legacy of providing simple and intuitive ways for consumers, small business owners and road warriors to store, backup and transport critical digital content such as personal media, business documents, and other valuable electronic assets.
BodyTel Scientific Inc.
BodyTel's Blood Glucose Monitoring and Diabetes Management System, GlucoTel, Passes TNO Tests
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 23, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- BodyTel Scientific Inc. (OTCBB:BDYT), a developer and manufacturer of wireless telemedical systems, announces today that the GlucoTel system has received certification from the Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research TNO ("TNO") by passing rigorous quality assurance tests. TNO is an independent group founded in 1932 that, among other things, thoroughly tests and inspects medical devices.