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Wilshire Associates Incorporated
Wilshire Equity Analytics Launches Next Generation of The Wilshire Atlas
SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 8, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Wilshire Analytics, a global leader in providing innovative investment portfolio analytics and a business unit of Wilshire Associates Incorporated, today announced the launch of a next generation version of the Wilshire Atlas(sm) equity analytics system. The Wilshire Atlas Version 11.0 ("Atlas v11"), which provides an integrated collection of tools to manage global equity portfolios for active strategies, includes a number of significant new enhancements to the user interface improving the flexibility and general ease of use of the system both for experienced and first-time users.
Loral Space & Communications Inc.
Space Systems/Loral-Built ProtoStar I Satellite Successfully Performs Post-Launch Maneuvers
PALO ALTO, Calif., July 8, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Space Systems/Loral (SS/L), a subsidiary of Loral Space & Communications (Nasdaq:LORL), and the world's leading provider of high-power commercial satellites, today announced that the ProtoStar I satellite, which was launched on Monday afternoon from the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is successfully performing post-launch maneuvers. It deployed its solar arrays on Monday evening and will begin thruster firings later today to place it in its circular geosynchronous orbit.
Columbia Sportswear Company
Columbia Sportswear Company Reports Ongoing Success in the Fight Against Counterfeiting
PORTLAND, Ore., July 8, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Columbia Sportswear Company (Nasdaq:COLM), a global leader in the active outdoor apparel and footwear industries, announced today ongoing success in its efforts to stamp out counterfeiting of Columbia and sub-branded products worldwide. In May, Columbia was granted a preliminary injunction in India against a group of retailers, manufacturers and franchisees that were illegally producing and selling counterfeit apparel featuring a number of Columbia brands. This past winter, Columbia succeeded in blocking the sale of counterfeit jackets in a group of discount stores in the U.S. Last year, Columbia staged over 60 successful raids in counterfeit factories in China.
Perceptive Software Recognized as an HP 2008 Outstanding Partner
SHAWNEE, Kan., July 8, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Perceptive Software, creator of ImageNow(r) enterprise document management, imaging and workflow software, received an HP 2008 Outstanding Partner Award at the HP Worldwide IPG Solutions Business Partner Conference in Miami on May 21.
General Payment Systems, Inc.
Continental Prison Systems to Attend Texas Sheriff Association Conference
FRESNO, Calif., July 8, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Continental Prison Systems, Inc. (Pink Sheets:CPSZ): a leader in Prison kiosk technology to streamline the inmate release process and a growing provider of the cost reducing process for loading funds onto an inmate's account over the internet or through a kiosk announced today that the EZ Kiosk and EZ Card divisions of Continental Prison Systems, Inc. will attend the Texas Sheriff Association (TSA) Conference show in San Antonio, July 19th-21st.
Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc.
Hemispherx Biopharma's Ampligen NDA for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Accepted for Review by the FDA
PHILADELPHIA, July 8, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc. (AMEX:HEB) today reported that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review the Company's New Drug Application (NDA) for Ampligen(r), an experimental therapeutic, to treat Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), originally submitted in October 2007. Hemispherx is seeking marketing approval for the first-ever treatment for CFS. At present, only supportive, symptom-based care is available for CFS patients. The NDA for Ampligen(r), whose chemical designation is poly I : poly C12U, is also the first ever accepted for review by the FDA for systemic use of a toll-like receptor (TLR) therapy to treat any condition.