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Biacore: Extraordinary Meeting of Shareholders
UPPSALA, Sweden, Oct. 20, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Biacore International AB (Stockholm:BCOR) announces that today's extraordinary meeting of shareholders was attended by 18 shareholders, representing 52 percent of the total number of shares and votes in the company.
Eagle Bancorp Montana, Inc.
Eagle Bancorp Announces Quarterly Earnings and Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HELENA, Mont., Oct. 20, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Eagle Bancorp ("Eagle") (OTCBB:EBMT), the stock holding company of American Federal Savings Bank (the "Bank"), reported net income of $499,000, or $0.46 per share ($0.41 per share diluted), for the three months ended September 30, 2005, and declared a cash dividend of $0.20 per share. These earnings represent an increase of 39.4% compared to $358,000 for the quarter ended September 30, 2004.
The Bull Market Report
The Bull Market Report Reviews Earnings for Altria, Allstate, VeriSign, and Amgen
PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 20, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Bull Market Report (http://www.bullmarket.com), a long-term growth and income-generating focused online investment newsletter, announced today that it has provided subscribers with a detailed look at Altria's (NYSE:MO) earnings, and will provide reviews in today's issue for such companies as Allstate (NYSE:ALL), VeriSign (Nasdaq:VRSN), and Amgen (Nasdaq:AMGN).
Seventh Annual 2-Mile Walk Scheduled for Sunday, October 23, 2005
TAKOMA PARK, Md., Oct. 20, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Come celebrate "National Disability Awareness Month" at the 7th Annual Working People with Disabilities 2-Mile Walk, which will be held this Sunday, October 23, 2005 from 2:00 pm-5:00 pm at Sligo Creek Park and Maple Avenue in Takoma Park, Md. The park is right behind Washington Adventist Hospital, which is located at 7600 Carroll Avenue.
Prima Poker Ltd
FSN Extends Commitment to Monte Carlo Millions
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Today FSN announced its commitment to produce the 2005 Monte Carlo Millions, the world's most exclusive poker tournament. The event will be held on November 20-23, opening at the Sporting d'Hiver and finishing at the Monte-Carlo Casino, making Monte Carlo Millions the first poker tournament showcased in this legendary venue. This exciting development in poker history will broadcast on FSN in early 2006.
British Airways PLC
British Airways Goes `Live' with Online Boarding Passes at Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Miami, Tampa and Orlando
ATLANTA, Oct. 20, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Starting Friday, Oct. 21, British Airways becomes the first airline to offer online boarding pass capability on nonstop international flights from Atlanta, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Orlando, Tampa and Miami to London, enabling UK-bound passengers to print their boarding passes on their own personal computers at home when checking in online.
Biogenerics Limited Prepares for Dual Listing in UK and Reiterates Impact of Recently Announced Royal Petroleum Financing Commitment
TORONTO, Oct. 20, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Biogenerics Limited (Pink Sheets:BIGN) is pleased to announce that it is currently finalizing arrangements, and expects to soon commence trading BIGN in Europe via an exchange listing in the United Kingdom. Biogeneric's Paul Smith stated, "Over the past few months, the Company has developed a strong following among European investors, and we are instituting this dual listing to enable folks in the EU to invest in BIGN more efficiently and to hold positions in their home currencies. Having become accustomed to paying the equivalent of $5 to $6 dollars a gallon for gasoline, Europeans are especially attuned to the looming energy crisis facing the U.S., and see excellent value in burgeoning companies like ours that utilize cutting edge technology to economically extend dormant, shut-in U.S. energy resources."
3G World Congress and Exhibition 2005 Brings the Mobile Entertainment Industry Together in Hong Kong
HONG KONG, Oct. 20, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Institute for International Research: With mobile entertainment expected to generate revenues of up to approximately US$47 billion by 2010 in Asia Pacific, it is no wonder that vendors continue to see Asia as a key growth region. If the numbers according to the UMTS Forum are anything to go by, mobile entertainment will be the key contributor to wireless data usage and revenues. In response to this huge market growth opportunity, the 3G World Congress and Exhibition will bring together global players from the mobile entertainment industry in a special forum session that focuses on "Profiting from Mobile Content, Gaming and Entertainment Business Over 3G."
Unity Wireless Corporation
Unity Wireless Licenses QUALCOMM's RepeaterOne CDMA and WCDMA Repeater Technology
BURNABY, British Columbia, Oct. 20, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Unity Wireless Corporation (OTCBB:UTYW), a developer of integrated wireless subsystems, power amplifiers and coverage enhancement solutions, today announced that it has signed a repeater license agreement with QUALCOMM Incorporated (Nasdaq:QCOM). The royalty bearing agreement grants Unity Wireless rights to develop products based on QUALCOMM's RepeaterOne(tm) technology.