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Royal Independent School District Students Prepare for the TAKS With Online Technology from Scantron
PATTISON, Texas, April 1, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Spring is a busy time for Texas schools due to the TAKS (Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills) testing but Dr. Laurie Bauer of Royal Independent School District (ISD) is confident that her district's students are well prepared. Dr. Bauer, director of curriculum for the district, and the district's teachers rely on an online assessment tool called Performance Series to give them critical information about their students' achievement in the months preceding the TAKS.
EMCORE Corporation Announces $13.2 Million First Earn-Out From Sale of Equipment Division
SOMERSET, N.J., April 1, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- EMCORE Corporation (Nasdaq:EMKR), a leading provider of compound semiconductor-based components and subsystems for the broadband, fiber optic, satellite, and wireless communications markets, today announced that the first earn-out from Veeco Instruments Inc. (Nasdaq:VECO) in connection with the November 2003 sale of the capital equipment business (TurboDisc) to Veeco is $13.2 million.
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Wall Street News Alert's U.S. Hot Stock Highlights, April 1, 2005
WESTON, Fla., April 1, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wall Street News Alert's "stocks to watch" this morning are: Magic Lantern Group, Inc. (AMEX:GML), VERITAS Software Corporation (Nasdaq:VRTS), J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT).
'Blockbuster Busted,' Claims Wi-Fi TV Boss, Global Media's Debate to be Webcast Live This Sunday
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 1, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wi-Fi TV Inc. (Pink Sheets:WFTV) Chairman Alex Kanakaris, in yet another move to provoke an open debate, called on top-ranking officials of Blockbuster and Hollywood Video to justify their position on the future of the delivery of home entertainment to listeners of the nationally syndicated Business of Success talk radio show. Over the last two weeks listeners of the radio show have been both entertained and captivated by the Wi-Fi TV Chairman's claims that internet delivery will kill the video store. In a previous interview Kanakaris called the video moguls dinosaurs on the verge of extinction and outlined a new business model where movies would be delivered over-the-Internet and revenues would be collected in subscriber and pay-per-view options.
Coda Octopus Group, Inc.
Coda Octopus Announces Printer Sales to Atlas Elektronik GmbH
NEW YORK, April 1, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Coda Octopus Group, Inc. (Pink Sheets:CDOC) has announced a new high-profile sale: a contract to supply specially adapted Octopus 200 series printers to Atlas Elektronik GmbH. The contract, valued in excess of $101,000, will see the 20-inch printers integrated into Atlas' naval submarine sonar systems for customers worldwide.
OMX Exchanges Monthly Statistics March 2005
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 01, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- OMX Exchanges: Share trading The average value of share trading per business day amounted to EUR 2,266 million (during the past 12-month period: EUR 2,111 million). The average number of trades per business day was 60,775 (during the past 12-month period: 55,696). Tallinn Stock Exchange had an all time high record in total share trading in March, amounting to EUR 1,009 million. (Earlier record August 1997: 244 EUR million).