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MSC.Software to Hold Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call and Webcast On August 5, 2008
SANTA ANA, Calif., July 17, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- MSC.Software Corporation (Nasdaq:MSCS), the leading global provider of enterprise simulation solutions including simulation software and services, today announced that it will host a conference call to discuss second quarter financial results on August 5, 2008 at 1:30 pm Pacific (4:30 pm Eastern). The earnings press release will be issued at the market close on August 5, 2008.
EDAP TMS SA
EDAP Announces Initial Ablatherm-HIFU Treatments At Premiere M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Ongoing Phase II/III Clinical Trial
LYON, France, July 17, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- EDAP TMS SA (Nasdaq:EDAP), the global leader in therapeutic ultrasound, announced today that urologists at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center have treated their first two localized prostate cancer patients with Ablatherm-HIFU (high intensity focused ultrasound). The prestigious center is one of 13 Ablatherm sites participating in ENLIGHT, EDAP's ongoing Phase II/III clinical trial to evaluate the minimally invasive, robotized treatment in patients with localized prostate cancer.
AMCORE Financial, Inc.
AMCORE Bank, N.A. Names Steven Gersch as Chief Credit Officer
ROCKFORD, Ill., July 17, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- AMCORE Bank (Nasdaq:AMFI) is pleased to announce Steven F. Gersch, senior vice president and senior credit officer, has been promoted to chief credit officer. Gersch succeeds Melvin H. Buser, who retired from the Company on July 17, 2008. Buser joined AMCORE Bank in 1984 and has held the position of chief credit officer since 2001.
Aztec Oil & Gas, Inc.
Aztec Oil & Gas Announces Operating Results and Filing Quarterly Report
HOUSTON, July 17, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Aztec Oil & Gas, Inc. (OTCBB:AZGS) filed its quarterly report on Form 10QSB with the SEC for the fiscal quarter ending May 31, 2008 on July 15th. A quick summary of the filing shows that Total Current Assets increased by 247% and Total Assets increased by 45%, while Total Liabilities increased by less than 30%, for the nine month period ending May 31, 2008 versus the previous twelve month fiscal year, ending August 31, 2007. This filing also shows Oil & Gas Revenue increasing by 35% and Net Loss decreasing by 36% for the three months ending May 31, 2008 versus the same three month period in 2007. Note: all percentages are rounded to the nearest full number.
Brightpoint Enters Into Agreement With Nokia to Provide E-Business and Online Activation Services
PLAINFIELD, Ind., July 17, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Brightpoint, Inc. (Nasdaq:CELL) today announced that its subsidiary Brightpoint North America L.P. ("Brightpoint") has entered into an agreement with Nokia Inc. ("Nokia") whereby Brightpoint will operate Nokia's U.S. e-commerce web site accessible through http://shop.nokiausa.com. Pursuant to the agreement, Brightpoint will provide end user fulfillment of wireless devices, accessories, and wireless activations with service plans from various U.S. carriers. Brightpoint will establish links from the Nokia web site to its systems in order to provide content management services allowing Brightpoint to sell, deliver, and provide other logistics services for Nokia products and related wireless services.