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Companies news of 2009-11-03 (page 6)

  • Roper Industries to Present at the Robert W. Baird Industrial Conference
  • First South Bank Awarded Certified and Preferred Lender Status by Small Business...
  • Ufone Expands its Teradata Active Enterprise Data Warehouse to Help Improve Customer...
  • Motorola MC3100 Raises the Bar for Mid-range Mobile Computing with High-End...
  • President of Tanzania and the Abbott Fund Dedicate Modern Emergency Medical...
  • Boeing Integrated Defense Systems VP Speaking at Defense Forum
  • Biomass-to-Oil Process From Honeywell's Envergent Technologies Selected by Italian Company...
  • STMicroelectronics, in Close Cooperation with LG Display, Unveils New Advanced Interface...
  • Laser Energetics' Dazer Laser(TM) Featured in Micro-Cap Review Magazine's 'Made in USA'...
  • The Colbert Nation to Sponsor the US Speedskating Team During Bid for Olympic GoldThe...
  • Scopus(R), Elsevier Announce Partnership With University of Miami for use of Custom Data
  • Goodrich Receives Top Honor in Colorado's Environmental Leadership Program'24 Karat Gold'...
  • Sinovac to Transfer Stock Exchange Listing to NASDAQ Global Market
  • AT&T Global Network Extended to Kuwait Through Agreement With Qualitynet and NavLinkNew...
  • Critical Alerts for ConocoPhillips, US Bancorp, CVS Caremark, Amylin, and Newell...
  • Critical Alerts for Intel, Philip Morris International, United Technologies, Agrium, and...
  • Critical Alerts for Wal-Mart, Chesapeake Energy, PNC Financial Services, Foster Wheeler AG...
  • American Pacific Rim Commerce Group and One World Ventures, Inc. Sign Letter of Intent to...
  • SourceRight Solutions Introduces Expanded Service OfferingsRPO leader to deliver total...
  • Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Streamlines the Way Its Mobile Workforce Works With AT&TAT&T...
  • Grupo Clarin S.A. to Host Conference Call and Webcast Presentation to Discuss Third...
  • CO2 Solution Receives Power Plant PatentTrading symbol: CST Outstanding shares:...
  • Holly Energy Partners, L.P. Announces Pricing of Public Offering of 1,900,000 Common Units
  • Pepsi(R) Cola Bottling Company of New York Brings Sensationally Popular drank(TM) Beverage...
  • Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call
  • Solos Endoscopy, Inc. Receives Purchase Orders from Catholic Health Initiatives for its...
  • Shenandoah Telecommunications Company Reports Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results
  • Juhl Wind, Inc. Completes New 20-Year Utility Contract for $46 Million Danielson Community...
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  • Corgenix to Host Conference Call to Discuss Fiscal 2010 First Quarter Results



    Roper Industries to Present at the Robert W. Baird Industrial Conference

    SARASOTA, Fla., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Roper Industries, Inc. announced that it is presenting at the Robert W. Baird Industrial Conference on Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at 2:30 PM (Central Time), at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago. A copy of the presentation and a link to the webcast presentation will be available in the "Investors" section of the Company's website at http://www.roperind.com/.

    About Roper Industries

    Roper Industries is a market-driven, diversified growth company and is a component of the Fortune 1000, S&P Midcap 400 and the Russell 1000 Indexes. Roper provides engineered products and solutions for global niche markets, including water, energy, radio frequency and research/medical applications. Additional information about Roper Industries is available on the Company's website at http://www.roperind.com/.

    Roper Industries, Inc.

    CONTACT: Investor Relations, Roper Industries, Inc., +1-941-556-2601,
    investor-relations@roperind.com

    Web Site: http://www.roperind.com/




    First South Bank Awarded Certified and Preferred Lender Status by Small Business Administration

    WASHINGTON, N.C., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- First South Bancorp, Inc. , parent holding company of First South Bank (the "Bank"), is pleased to announce the Bank has been awarded both Certified and Preferred Lender status by the Small Business Administration ("SBA").

    Nick Nicholson, Executive Vice President - Chief Credit Officer for First South Bank, stated, "We are pleased that First South Bank has been awarded both Certified and Preferred Lender status by the SBA. This will allow us to generate and process SBA loans directly, resulting in faster turnaround time and provide us additional opportunities to grow and diversify our loan portfolio. First South Bank will be among select lenders in North Carolina approved by the SBA as both Certified and Preferred SBA Lenders."

    The most active and expert SBA lenders qualify for the SBA's Certified and Preferred Lenders Programs. Participants are delegated partial or full authority to approve loans, resulting in faster service to the applicant. Certified Lender status is designed to provide the lender with expeditious service on loan applications from lenders who have a successful SBA lending track record and a thorough understanding of SBA policies and procedures. They receive a partial delegation of authority and get a thirty-six hour turnaround decision on loan applications.

    Preferred Lender status allows the Bank to expedite the processing and approval of SBA loans because of their experience with SBA lending. Preferred Lenders enjoy full delegation of authority and can decide unilaterally on SBA participation in eligible business loans.

    In addition to the SBA's Certified and Preferred Lenders Program, First South Bank also participates in the SBA Express Program, the Patriot Express Program for Veterans with smaller loan requests, and the SBA 504 Program for larger real estate and equipment loans.

    First South Bank operates through its main office headquartered in Washington, North Carolina, and has 29 full service branch offices and a loan production office located throughout eastern, northeastern, southeastern and central North Carolina. The Bank offers a broad range of financial products and services, including a leasing company. The Bank also makes securities brokerage services available through an affiliation with an independent broker-dealer.

    First South Bancorp's common stock is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol FSBK. Additional corporate information, product and service descriptions and online services are available to investors and customers through First South Bank's website at http://www.firstsouthnc.com/.

    Statements contained in this release, which are not historical facts, are forward-looking statements as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from those currently anticipated due to a number of factors which include, but are not limited to, factors discussed in documents filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission from time to time.

    For More Information Contact: Nick Nicholson (CCO) (252-940-5009) Bill Wall (CFO) (252-940-5017) Website: http://www.firstsouthnc.com/

    First South Bancorp, Inc.

    CONTACT: Nick Nicholson, CCO, +1-252-940-5009, Bill Wall, CFO,
    +1-252-940-5017

    Web Site: http://www.firstsouthnc.com/




    Ufone Expands its Teradata Active Enterprise Data Warehouse to Help Improve Customer Service

    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Ufone (Pakistan Telecom Mobile Limited) has signed an agreement with Teradata Corporation to expand its Teradata Active Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW). Teradata Corporation is the world's largest company solely focused on data warehousing and enterprise analytics.

    (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090909/TERADATALOGO )

    Abdul Aziz, chief executive officer, Ufone, said, "Ufone is constantly striving to provide a very high quality of service and support to our customers across the country. We have invested in Teradata's technology to better understand our customers and gain insight into their needs to be able to respond with matching services and offerings at competitive prices."

    Since 2001 Ufone's analytical solutions from Teradata have provided a comprehensive platform for intelligently storing information and analyzing those information reserves. Ufone uses this information to re-invent its business to not only offer innovative services but also to continuously enhancing quality of services.

    "Teradata is committed to delivering high performance Active Enterprise Data Warehouse solutions to its customers, the backbone of pervasive, operational and real-time business intelligence," said Khuram Rahat, managing director, Teradata Pakistan. "This enables them to carry out detailed analysis and to make strategic and timely tactical decisions that better serve their customers while achieving optimal efficiencies in their operations."

    About Pakistan Telecom Mobile Limited (Ufone)

    PTML is a wholly owned subsidiary of Pakistan Telecommunication Corporation Limited (PTCL) that started its operations in 2001 under the brand name Ufone. With PTCL's privatization, Ufone became a part of the Emirates Telecommunication Corporation Group in 2006.

    Since its inception, Ufone has focused on the people of Pakistan, empowering them with the most relevant communication modes and services. This customer focus and best offering has allowed Ufone to build a subscriber base of over 20 million in less than a decade. Ufone has network coverage in 10,000 locations and across all major highways of Pakistan. Ufone currently caters for International Roaming to more than 260 live operators in more than 150 countries. Ufone also offers Pakistan's largest GPRS & BlackBerry Roaming coverage available with more than 150 Live Operators across 105 countries. More recently, Ufone has become a focused and intensive leader in VAS, constantly introducing innovative services, which have been the first of their kind in the Pakistani cellular industry.

    About Teradata

    Teradata Corporation is the world's largest company solely focused on raising intelligence through data warehousing, data warehouse appliances, consulting services and enterprise analytics. Teradata is in more than 60 countries and on the web at http://www.teradata.com/

    Teradata is a trademark or registered trademark of Teradata Corporation in the United States and other countries.

    Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090909/TERADATALOGO Teradata Corporation

    CONTACT: D'Anne Hotchkiss of Teradata Corporation, +01 (609) 433-1715,
    D'Anne.Hotchkiss@teradata.com

    Web Site: http://www.teradata.com/




    Motorola MC3100 Raises the Bar for Mid-range Mobile Computing with High-End FeaturesRugged, ergonomic mobile computer delivers new level of flexibility to businesses and government agencies

    HOLTSVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Motorola, Inc. today announced the new MC3100 series of mobile computers - offering advanced computing power, industry-leading data capture options, enterprise-class motion sensing capabilities, and the most versatile form factor for mid-range mobile computing. The next-generation MC3100 provides enterprise mobility customers with a single, cost-effective in-premise solution for converged voice and data communications. In addition, the MC3100 leverages the ergonomic and lightweight rugged design of the category-leading MC3000, which has sold more than 750,000 units.

    Designed for key-based and touch-screen applications inside the enterprise, such as price/stock management, inventory control, returns processing, shipping and receiving, baggage tracking and asset management, the Motorola MC3100 series of mobile computers is purpose-built to meet the demanding needs of diverse customer environments. With its robust features, the MC3100 mobile computer will help retailers, government agencies and distribution centers streamline business processes, improve employee productivity and enhance customer service and satisfaction.

    "Motorola's legacy of excellence in design and ergonomics continues with the MC3100 mobile computer - helping organizations increase productivity, streamline operations and reduce total-cost-of-ownership," said Gerald McNerney, vice president of mobile computing product management, Motorola Enterprise Mobility Solutions. "With an MC3100 in their hands, in-building mobile workers across a range of industries will have an ergonomically superior device that provides access to better information to make better decisions all resulting in better outcomes."

    Motorola's MC3100 series of mobile computers provides the flexibility needed for diverse business needs - offering a family of models for customers to mix and match to best meet user and application demands. By offering three keypads and three distinct form factors, Motorola continues to provide a breadth of choices for flexibility and versatility in a range of work environments. Equipped with the Marvell XScale PXA320 @ 624 MHz processor, each model offers a choice of operating systems and advanced data capture technologies. Microsoft Corp.'s Windows Mobile® 6.1 provides users with a wide array of ISV applications plus a familiar and intuitive interface that reduces training time, while the componentized, real-time Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Pro platform provides a familiar programming environment to support the development of rich custom applications with intuitive user experiences. Customers can also choose from the Symbol SE950 1D laser scanner for the rapid and accurate capture of all 1D symbologies -- including damaged and poor quality bar codes often found in the warehouse or retail aisles or the Symbol SE4500 1D/2D imager for the capture of 1D and 2D bar codes as well as direct part marks, still images and documents.

    "Microsoft is pleased to work with Motorola to extend the power of the PC by fueling the rich user experiences and streamlined connectivity enterprise users and consumers demand from emerging specialized devices," said Mukund Ghangurde, director of product management for the Windows Embedded Marketing Group at Microsoft. "Motorola's MC3100 is a strong example of a device offering a choice of Microsoft operating systems with the versatility enterprise customers demand for productivity and a rich set of programming tools for application developers."

    The MC3100 also incorporates Motorola MAX Sensor -- enterprise class motion sensing applications. Motorola interactive sensor technology (IST) is a new Motorola innovation that supports a host of motion-sensing applications that enable organizations to derive increased business value. For example, organizations can increase worker accountability by detecting and logging device drops and improve power management by enabling the MC3100 mobile computer to automatically revert to sleep mode when not in use or if the display is face down. And for added flexibility, in applications such as signature capture, the integrated accelerometer allows the display to dynamically rotate or switch between portrait and landscape modes based on the orientation of the device.

    Leveraging Motorola's new Mobility Platform Architecture 2.0, the MC3100 series preserves existing application investments by enabling seamless porting of applications from other Motorola mobile computers. In addition, the MPA 2.0 next-generation platform increases wireless security via MAX Secure -- which includes FIPS 140-2 certification required for government deployments.

    The MC3100 series also offers comprehensive centralized management to streamline operations and reduce total-cost-of-ownership. Equipped with an integrated UHF RFID tag - the new MC3100 series enables enterprises to leverage existing or planned RFID deployments - right out of the box. The integrated RFID tag allows customers to track the movement and location of the mobile computers to effortlessly maintain a real-time inventory of assets. And for additional device manageability, Motorola's Mobility Suite offers comprehensive management solutions that provide centralized control of the MC3100 and other Motorola mobile computers. Motorola Mobility Services Platform (MSP) enables remote staging, provisioning, monitoring and troubleshooting of the MC3100 regardless of where it is located.

    To help customers maintain peak performance, Motorola Enterprise Mobility Services recommends Service from the Start with Comprehensive Coverage for inside-outside protection for the MC3100. Customers can rest assured that no matter what is damaged -- from broken displays, keypads, and internal and external components to select accessories -- the repair is covered. With Motorola's Service from the Start with Comprehensive Coverage, unexpected repair expenses are significantly reduced, providing service peace of mind. And technical software support helps keep the MC3100 running at optimal efficiency -- and customers connected to their critical business systems.

    Motorola's robust and award-winning partner network provides access to Motorola validated line of business applications. The result is a substantial reduction in application development time and costs for Motorola MC3100 customers - enabling rapid deployment, improved return on investment and a cost-effective path to upgrade to the latest mobile computing technology with minimal business disruption.

    Motorola relies on a worldwide network of best-in-class partners to deliver enterprise mobility solutions that provide real-time information for better decisions and better results. With a level of industry experience and business acumen that can only be garnered through in-the-field experience, our partners can add significant value to enterprise mobility solutions. The MC3100 will be available worldwide through Motorola channel partners and Motorola sales.

    For more information on this product, please visit http://www.motorola.com/MC3100 About Motorola

    Motorola is known around the world for innovation in communications and is focused on advancing the way the world connects. From broadband communications infrastructure, enterprise mobility and public safety solutions to high-definition video and mobile devices, Motorola is leading the next wave of innovations that enable people, enterprises and governments to be more connected and more mobile. Motorola had sales of US $30.1 billion in 2008. For more information, please visit http://www.motorola.com/.

    Media Contact: Traci Hoch Motorola, Inc. +1.631.738.5426 traci.hoch@motorola.com

    MOTOROLA and the stylized M Logo are registered in the US Patent & Trademark Office.

    Microsoft, Windows and Windows Mobile are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries. All other product or service names are the property of their respective owners. © Motorola, Inc. 2009

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    PRN Photo Desk, photodesk@prnewswire.com Motorola, Inc.

    CONTACT: Traci Hoch of Motorola, Inc., +1-631-738-5426,
    traci.hoch@motorola.com

    Web Site: http://www.motorola.com/




    President of Tanzania and the Abbott Fund Dedicate Modern Emergency Medical DepartmentFacility is First in Tanzania to Meet International Standards in Emergency Medicine; Effort is Latest Result of Longstanding Partnership to Strengthen Tanzania's Health Care System

    DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, emergency room services meeting international standards will be a part Tanzania's public health system, thanks to the opening of a new Emergency Medical Department building and extensive training being conducted at Muhimbili National Hospital. At a ceremony yesterday, President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete of the United Republic of Tanzania joined representatives from the Abbott Fund in dedicating the new facility. The building renovations, new equipment and staff training are being supported by a grant from the Abbott Fund, the philanthropic foundation of the global health care company Abbott. The initiative is part of a broader partnership between the Government of Tanzania and the Abbott Fund to strengthen the country's health care system.

    "The opening of this emergency center will help to save lives in Dar es Salaam and across the region, and will lead to fundamental differences in emergency care training in the future," said President Kikwete. "We are grateful for this latest step in our long and very successful partnership with the Abbott Fund."

    Emergency medicine is not a specialty that is typically offered as part of medical training in most parts of Africa. As a result, patients admitted to public hospitals for acute conditions generally receive limited care until a specialist is available to provide treatment. With the opening of the new Emergency Medical Department, state-of-the-art urgent care will be available to patients. A comprehensive training program will upgrade emergency care expertise for staff at Muhimbili, with the long-term goal of training future physicians in the specialty of Emergency Medicine.

    "The new Emergency Medical Department provides resources and procedures that significantly improve urgent medical care at our hospital," said Professor Leonard Lema, executive director, Muhimbili National Hospital. "Our broader goal is to utilize this department as a training ground and create a residency program in emergency medicine at Muhimbili. This will help elevate the level of emergency care expertise in other hospitals in Tanzania."

    The $3 million project is an extension of the Abbott Fund's partnership with the Government of Tanzania to improve health care infrastructure and systems in Tanzania. The Abbott Fund has invested more than $60 million to date in one of the largest public-private partnerships in Africa aimed at enhancing access to health care on a national scale. Today, one in three people with HIV taking antiretroviral therapy receive services at a facility that has benefited from Abbott Fund support.

    "Throughout our partnership in Tanzania, we have worked with the government to identify critical needs in the health care system and develop solutions that will have the greatest impact in improving people's lives," said Catherine Babington, president, the Abbott Fund. "Through this new facility and a strong focus on staff training, our goal is to significantly improve emergency medical care in Tanzania."

    To quickly strengthen local expertise, emergency room physicians and nurses from academic centers in the U.S. are working side by side with staff at Muhimbili and mentoring them in standard emergency room procedures and equipment use. Training focuses on basic life support, adult cardiac life support, pediatric life support and advanced trauma life support. The staff also is learning how to use new diagnostic equipment, including point-of-care testing that can provide rapid insights into underlying disease and the overall health status of patients. In addition, MRI and CT scanning equipment also will be available. To date, more than 500 health workers have received training in emergency care at Muhimbili. Dr. Alwyn Mziray, a native Tanzanian trained in emergency medicine in the U.S., has returned to Tanzania to lead the project and co-manage the new center.

    About the Abbott Fund in Tanzania

    The modernization of the Emergency Medical Department at Muhimbili is the latest effort in an ongoing partnership between the Abbott Fund and the Government of Tanzania to strengthen the country's health care system. In 2007, the Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GBC) honored the Abbott Fund with an Award for Business Excellence for National Action for its public-private partnership with the Government of Tanzania. Key results to date include:

    -- Improving laboratory services on a national scale by modernizing all 23 regional-level hospital laboratories in Tanzania. Nearly half of the labs have already been built or renovated, with the full program anticipated to be completed by the end of 2010. -- At Muhimbili National Hospital, the Abbott Fund built a new outpatient center that serves about a thousand patients each day and integrates HIV care with other services, and renovated, automated and computerized the central pathology laboratory. -- Conducted more than 15,000 health care worker trainings. -- Provided HIV counseling and testing for more than 300,000 people, and donated 1 million rapid HIV tests to the Tanzanian national HIV testing initiative. -- Helped more than 150,000 children and families by providing access to health services, education and training, and pioneering legal protection for orphans and widows affected by HIV/AIDS. About Abbott and the Abbott Fund

    The Abbott Fund is a philanthropic foundation established by Abbott in 1951. The Abbott Fund's mission is to create healthier global communities by investing in creative ideas that promote science, expand access to health care and strengthen communities worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.abbottfund.org/.

    Abbott is a global, broad-based health care company devoted to the discovery, development, manufacture and marketing of pharmaceuticals and medical products, including nutritionals, devices and diagnostics. The company employs more than 72,000 people and markets its products in more than 130 countries. Abbott's news releases and other information are available on the company's Web site at http://www.abbott.com/.

    Abbott

    CONTACT: International Media, Matt Bedella, +1-847-936-3394, or East
    Africa Media, Prateek Patnaik, +255-688-493-750, both of Abbott

    Web Site: http://www.abbott.com/
    http://www.abbottfund.org/




    Boeing Integrated Defense Systems VP Speaking at Defense Forum

    CHICAGO, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing Integrated Defense Systems Vice President of Business Development Chris Raymond will speak at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Defense Outlook Forum on Tuesday, Nov. 10, at approximately 10:40 a.m. Eastern Time.

    Raymond's remarks will be webcast live at http://www.boeing.com/. Individuals should check the website prior to the event to ensure their computers are configured for the audio stream.

    Contacts: Boeing Communications: 312-544-2002 Boeing Investor Relations: 312-544-2140

    Boeing

    CONTACT: Boeing Communications, +1-312-544-2002, or Boeing Investor
    Relations, +1-312-544-2140

    Web Site: http://www.boeing.com/




    Biomass-to-Oil Process From Honeywell's Envergent Technologies Selected by Italian Company for Renewable Power ProductionIndustria e Innovazione will pursue Europe's first RTP(R) pyrolysis unit to convert woody biomass to pyrolysis oil for use in power generation

    DES PLAINES, Ill., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Envergent Technologies LLC, a Honeywell company, announced today that Italian power company Industria e Innovazione has selected the Envergent RTP® rapid thermal processing technology for the development of a facility to convert biomass into pyrolysis oil for renewable power generation.

    Industria e Innovazione and Envergent have signed an agreement to pursue development of an RTP facility to convert a mix of pine forest residues and clean demolition wood into pyrolysis oil, a liquid biofuel. The facility will be designed to process around 150 bone-dry metric tons per day of biomass to pyrolysis oil for the generation of renewable electricity.

    Envergent will provide engineering for the facility which is projected for start-up in 2012.

    "This project marks an important milestone for renewable power generation in Europe," said Mark Reno, managing director of Envergent Technologies. "A unit at Industria e Innovazione would represent a new energy option for the region that would utilize readily-available biomass residuals while offering a reduced carbon footprint."

    "Compared to traditional biomass combustion technologies, RTP offers several advantages, including improved efficiency in power production, lower costs and a lower environmental impact," said Federico Caporale, CEO of Industria e Innovazione.

    The RTP process works by rapidly heating biomass such as wood chips or straw at ambient pressure to generate high yields of pourable, liquid pyrolysis oil. This oil can then be burned for energy in industrial burners and furnaces for heat or used to generate electricity. Envergent Technologies is also focused on development and commercialization of technology to further refine pyrolysis oil into renewable transportation fuels like green gasoline, green diesel and green jet fuel, and plans to have the technology available for license by 2012.

    Envergent Technologies is a joint venture of UOP and Ensyn Corp. It combines nearly 100 years of refining and process technology development from UOP, a Honeywell company, and more than 25 years of pyrolysis technology experience from Ensyn Corp. RTP is currently in use in seven commercial biomass processing plants in the U.S. and Canada.

    Ensyn is a world leader for the production of pyrolysis oil from biomass and has more than 20 years of commercial experience with its RTP technology. It produces pyrolysis oil for various natural chemical and fuel products in seven commercial biomass plants in the US and Canada.

    Honeywell's UOP is a leading international supplier and licensor of process technology, catalysts, adsorbents, process plants, and consulting services to the petroleum refining, petrochemical, and gas processing industries. It has been active in the development and licensing of renewable fuel technologies since 2006 and currently offers technology for the production of green diesel fuel and green jet fuel.

    Honeywell International (http://www.honeywell.com/) is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; automotive products; turbochargers; and specialty materials. Based in Morris Township, N.J., Honeywell's shares are traded on the New York, London, and Chicago Stock Exchanges. For more news and information on Honeywell, please visit http://www.honeywellnow.com/.

    This release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. All statements, other than statements of fact, that address activities, events or developments that we or our management intend, expect, project, believe or anticipate will or may occur in the future are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on management's assumptions and assessments in light of past experience and trends, current conditions, expected future developments and other relevant factors. They are not guarantees of future performance, and actual results, developments and business decisions may differ from those envisaged by our forward-looking statements. Our forward-looking statements are also subject to risks and uncertainties, which can affect our performance in both the near- and long-term. We identify the principal risks and uncertainties that affect our performance in our Form 10-K and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

    UOP, a Honeywell company

    CONTACT: Susan Gross of UOP, a Honeywell company, +1-847-391-2380,
    susan.gross@honeywell.com

    Web Site: http://www.uop.com/




    STMicroelectronics, in Close Cooperation with LG Display, Unveils New Advanced Interface Standard for LCD TVsDisplay interface standard dramatically simplifies interconnection and enhances performance of high-refresh-rate LCD TVs

    GENEVA, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STMicroelectronics , one of the world's leading semiconductor companies, in collaboration with LG Display , a world leading LCD panel manufacturer, today announced submission of their proposed iDP (Internal DisplayPort) interface standard aimed at replacing the current LVDS (Low Voltage Differential Signaling) standard to the VESA (Video Electronics Standards Association) TV Panel Task Group.

    To enable more realistic animation, graphics and 3-D video and better overall picture quality, LCD TVs are rapidly advancing toward higher refresh rates thus creating the need for a new high-speed panel-interface standard. The proposed iDP standard was developed as an open and royalty-free industry standard to address this market requirement, accelerate market adoption and drive innovation in the consumer electronics industry.

    iDP is an advanced technology that is based on DisplayPort, a proven industry-standard technology that is an open and royalty-free VESA digital-display interface standard. The DisplayPort interface enables high-bandwidth audio and video signal transmission by utilizing a state-of-the-art digital protocol. ST has been the leading company in the development and deployment of the DisplayPort interface and is committed to driving the evolution of the technology and expanding its use in new applications.

    "Introducing technologies such as iDP is an important part of ST's strategy to continue advancing as a major player in semiconductors for the mainstream and high-end LCD TV market," said Luigi Mantellassi, General Manager of ST's TV and Monitor Division. "With the support and cooperation of LG Display in defining and driving widespread adoption of the iDP standard, ST has co-developed a technology we believe will benefit the industry and consumers. Additionally ST is developing a wide range of competitive products based around video/audio quality, Internet-TV and DisplayPort connectivity, enabling TV manufactures to provide the highest level of user experience to their customers."

    "We believe iDP will support the increasing demand for high video bandwidth, which was considered as a challenge for the current LVDS standard," said In Jae Chung, Executive Vice President and CTO of LG Display. "As iDP is expected to enhance performance at a lower bill-of-materials cost and reduces system problems such as EMI, LG Display is planning to promote the adoption of iDP to its customers and introduce it in one of the new panel line-ups to deliver greater value to the market."

    STMicroelectronics and LG Display currently plan to jointly promote and demonstrate iDP technology in the market and to establish a wider co-operation on the definition and development of common technologies and innovative solutions to support the next generation of high-refresh-rate LCD panels.

    About the Technology

    The proposed iDP standard is targeted for the connection between a TV-controller SOC (System-on-a-Chip) and an LCD-panel Timing Controller within a TV chassis. The utmost robustness in interoperability and cost-effectiveness are realized by leveraging the proven DisplayPort technology in its simplest form. With a link operating at 3.24 Gbps per differential pair, only 17 signals (eight differential pairs and one Hot Plug Detect (HPD) signal) are needed to transport Full HD 240Hz at 10 bits per color over the iDP link, substantially fewer than the 96 signals required for a conventional LVDS link. With the dynamic lane-count adjust feature, iDP is capable of supporting pixel rate change due to events such as video frame-rate change and 3D-stereo display timing without visual glitch on a TV screen. The openness of the iDP standard further enhances cost effectiveness because it solicits competition by many component suppliers without royalty considerations.

    ST's iDP Products

    ST is planning to introduce a new series of highly differentiated products to support deployment of iDP. The first of this series is expected to sample as early as December 2009.

    -- LVDS to iDP and iDP to LVDS bridge ICs -- 240Hz Video Enhancement IC with iDP output -- 120Hz TV System-On-Chip with iDP output

    These products will offer maximum flexibility to TV manufactures for a seamless transition to iDP.

    About STMicroelectronics

    STMicroelectronics is a global leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications with innovative semiconductor solutions. ST aims to be the undisputed leader in multimedia convergence and power applications leveraging its vast array of technologies, design expertise and combination of intellectual property portfolio, strategic partnerships and manufacturing strength. In 2008, the Company's net revenues were $9.84 billion. Further information on ST can be found at http://www.st.com/.

    About LG Display

    LG Display Co., Ltd. is a leading manufacturer and supplier of thin-film transistor liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) panels, OLEDs and flexible displays. The company provides TFT-LCD panels in a wide range of sizes and specifications for use in TVs, monitors, notebook PCs, mobile products and other various applications. LG Display currently operates eight fabrication facilities and five back-end assembly facilities in Korea, China and Poland. The company has a total of 30,000 employees operating worldwide. Please visit http://www.lgdisplay.com/ for more information.

    STMicroelectronics

    CONTACT: Michael Markowitz of STMicroelectronics, +1-212-821-8959,
    michael.markowitz@st.com.

    Web Site: http://www.st.com/




    Laser Energetics' Dazer Laser(TM) Featured in Micro-Cap Review Magazine's 'Made in USA' Issue

    MERCERVILLE, N.J., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Laser Energetics, Inc. (Pink Sheets: LNGT) today reported that its new Dazer Laser(TM) Light Fighting Technologies(TM) is featured in the 3rd Quarter 2009 Made in America issue of Micro-Cap Review Magazine.

    Micro-Cap Review Magazine features high quality global emerging growth micro-cap companies and is published quarterly and distributed to more than 25,000 financial decision-makers, including over 8,000 FINRA members, High Net Worth individuals, Accredited Investors, Attorneys, CPA's , Wealth Managers, Private Equity Managers, Financial Advisors, and approximately 1,000 Public Company CEO's. The magazine additionally has distribution into Latin America, the Asian Pacific Rim, and Europe. Micro-Cap Review Magazine's 3rd Quarter publication focused on companies that build and design their products wholly within the United States of America.

    Robert D. Battis, CEO and Founder of Laser Energetics stated, "We are pleased to be featured in the Made in America edition of Micro-Cap Review Magazine. We like the confluence of events shaping up here, and are finalizing some very large orders. The audience of Micro-Cap Review is a savvy and sophisticated group who will comprehend what this means for the future of our company. Laser Energetics is ready for its next stage of growth and will certainly be doing our part to grow jobs in the USA! We just recently announced our new Director of Sales position for our Dazer Laser(TM) product line. We will be making many more such announcements in the near future as we prepare Laser Energetics to be a very productive and very profitable company."

    "I have stated this before," said Battis, "but it bears repeating, Laser Energetics is working diligently to qualify itself to trade on a larger exchange and will therefore become fully reporting and much more transparent to our shareholder base as soon as we complete the listing requirements. I will give periodic updates about this in future Founders Messages located on our website at: http://laserenergetics.com/foundersmessage.htm. The full article for Micro-Cap Review Magazine is available at this link: http://www.microcapreview.com/ Please click on the magazine icon featuring the U.S. made Viper Diamondback Motorcycle. Laser Energetics, Inc. is featured on pages 45, 46, and 47.

    About Laser Energetics, Inc.:

    The Company has had a primary focus on its Alexandrite laser technology, its Dazer Laser - Light Fighting Technologies and its Total Reflectance Transmitter (TRT) technology. Laser Energetics has and continues to develop a comprehensive and strategic laser product line that addresses laser applications in Industry, Science, Medicine, Homeland Security and the Military.

    Safe Harbor: Statements regarding financial matters in this press release other than historical facts are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The company intends that such statements about the Company's future expectations, including future revenues and earnings, technology efficacy and all other forward-looking statements be subject to the safe harbors created thereby. The Company is a development stage company who continues to be dependent upon outside capital to sustain its existence. Since these statements (future operational results and sales) involve risks and uncertainties and are subject to change at any time, the Company's actual results may differ materially from expected results.

    Laser Energetics, Inc.

    CONTACT: Laser Energetics, Inc., Mail@laserenergetics.com, or Investor
    Relations: Dan Schall, 1-877-736-6907

    Web Site: http://www.laserenergetics.com/




    The Colbert Nation to Sponsor the US Speedskating Team During Bid for Olympic GoldThe Colbert Nation Replaces DSB Bank In The Netherlands As US Speedskating's Primary Sponsor Donations Accepted At www.ColbertNation.com

    NEW YORK, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- They may not get their own flag at the Opening Ceremonies, but The Colbert Nation will be represented in Vancouver. As revealed during last night's historic show, The Colbert Nation is now the primary sponsor of the US Speedskating team. The announcement was made by Stephen Colbert, Olympic Gold medalist Dan Jansen and executive director of US Speedskating Bob Crowley.

    With Team USA having lost its previous sponsor when the Dutch bank DSB folded, The Colbert Nation is stepping up to help America bring home speedskating gold at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver. Donations should be made in the name of The Colbert Nation via http://www.colbertnation.com/.

    Said Colbert, "We must ensure that it is America's 38-inch thighs on that medal platform!"

    "US Speedskating is thrilled to be able to create a unique partnership between one of the great entertainers in the industry and one of the great sports in the Olympic movement," said Crowley. "Embracing the U.S. Speedskating Team will provide immeasurable exposure for our sport and very talented athletes."

    US Speedskating is a non-profit organization recognized by the United States Olympic Committee and the International Skating Union as the governing body for the sport of speedskating in the United States. With 75 Olympic medals, US Speedskating athletes are the most successful of all winter sports in the United States. After winning a combined total of 64 world cup and world championship medals for long and short track events in the 2008-2009 season, Team USA is prepared to melt the ice with some fast skating and heart-pounding action. For additional information about US Speedskating please visit http://www.usspeedskating.org/.

    Legends like Eric Heiden, Bonnie Blair, Dan Jansen, Cathy Turner, Amy Peterson and many others propelled the sport to great heights. Current athletes including Apolo Anton Ohno, Chad Hedrick, Jen Rodriguez and Catherine Raney are sustaining a high degree of athleticism while newcomers like Trevor Marsicano, J.R. Celski, Katherine Reutter and Heather Richardson, and now Colbert Nation, are taking the sport to the next level.

    "The Colbert Report" is produced by Jon Stewart's Busboy Productions, Inc. in association with Colbert's Spartina Productions, Inc. Stewart and Colbert are the executive producers with Meredith Bennett, Richard Dahm and Tom Purcell as co-executive producers. Jim Hoskinson is the director. Lisa Leingang is the executive in charge of production for COMEDY CENTRAL.

    COMEDY CENTRAL, the only all-comedy network, currently is seen in more than 95 million homes nationwide. COMEDY CENTRAL is owned by, and is a registered trademark of, Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned division of Viacom Inc.'s MTV Networks. COMEDY CENTRAL's Internet address is http://www.comedycentral.com/. For up-to-the-minute and archival press information and photographs visit Press Central, COMEDY CENTRAL's press Web site, at http://www.comedycentral.com/press.

    MTV Networks, a division of Viacom , is one of the world's leading creators of entertainment content, with brands that engage and connect diverse audiences across television, online, mobile, games, virtual worlds and consumer products. The company's portfolio spans more than 150 television channels and 400 digital media properties worldwide, and includes MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, Harmonix, Nickelodeon, Nick at Nite, Nick Jr., TeenNick, AddictingGames, Neopets, COMEDY CENTRAL, SPIKE, TV Land, Atom, GameTrailers and Xfire.

    COMEDY CENTRAL Corporate Communications

    CONTACT: Renata Luczak, +1-212-767-8661,
    renata.luczak@comedycentral.com

    Web Site: http://www.comedycentral.com/




    Scopus(R), Elsevier Announce Partnership With University of Miami for use of Custom Data

    AMSTERDAM, November 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - University of Miami First Academic Institution in the U.S. to use Scopus Custom Data for Research Measurement

    Elsevier, a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today its collaboration with the University of Miami for use of Scopus(R) custom data (SCD) at the institution to track and measure faculty research and scholarly activity.

    Scopus, the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, was chosen by the University of Miami because the breadth of the content allows the university to accurately capture the greatest amount of faculty research activity from a single data source. This also makes Miami the first academic institution in the United States to use SCD for this type of measurement and tracking.

    "We are using Scopus Custom Data to link the University of Miami's unique faculty identifier with the Scopus author ID to better track faculty scholarly activity regardless of the institutional affiliation at the time of publication, " said Jared Abramson, Director, Research Reporting at the University of Miami. "Insight into the expertise of each of our faculty members allows us to promote collaboration, and to build interdisciplinary teams for institutional research projects."

    The use of SCD for this type of measurement is increasingly becoming the standard among different institutions. As research continues to become more interdisciplinary and cross-functional, the need for a singular, more accurate and comprehensive research tool, such as Scopus becomes a necessity for academic institutions to remain competitive.

    "We are obviously very pleased by how the University of Miami has leveraged Scopus Custom Data through this collaboration" commented Niels Weertman, Director Scopus, Performance & Planning at Elsevier in the Academic & Government Products Group. "And, we see it as a significant step forward in the advancement of research methods and international collaboration."

    About Scopus

    Covering the world's research literature, Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and quality Web sources with smart tools to track analyze and visualize research. Scopus was designed and developed with over 500 users and librarians internationally. Its unique database contains abstracts and references from nearly 18,000 titles from more than 5,000 international publishers, ensuring broad interdisciplinary coverage. In addition, Scopus not only offers users citation information about the articles covered, but also directly integrates Web and patent searches. Direct links to full-text articles, library resources and other applications like reference management software, make Scopus quicker, easier and more comprehensive to use than any other literature research tool. For more information about Scopus please visit http://www.info.scopus.com/.

    About Elsevier

    Elsevier is a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals, including The Lancet (http://www.thelancet.com/) and Cell (http://www.cell.com/), and close to 20,000 book titles, including major reference works from Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier's online solutions include ScienceDirect (http://www.sciencedirect.com/), Scopus (http://www.scopus.com/), Reaxys (http://www.reaxys.com/), MD Consult (http://www.mdconsult.com/) and Nursing Consult (http://www.nursingconsult.com/), which enhance the productivity of science and health professionals, and the SciVal suite (http://www.scival.com/) and MEDai's Pinpoint Review (http://www.medai.com/), which help research and health care institutions deliver better outcomes more cost-effectively.

    A global business headquartered in Amsterdam, Elsevier (http://www.elsevier.com/) employs 7,000 people worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group PLC (http://www.reedelsevier.com/), a world-leading publisher and information provider, which is jointly owned by Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV. The ticker symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL (London Stock Exchange), RUK and ENL (New York Stock Exchange).

    Contact: Marwa Salem Phone: +31-20-485-2674 E-mail: m.salem@elsevier.com

    Elsevier

    CONTACT: Contact: Marwa Salem, Phone: +31-20-485-2674, E-mail:
    m.salem@elsevier.com




    Goodrich Receives Top Honor in Colorado's Environmental Leadership Program'24 Karat Gold' Award recognizes superior environmental performance

    CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 3, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Goodrich Corporation's Aircraft Wheels and Brakes site in Pueblo, Colo. has been chosen for the 'top environmental award' from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment's Environmental Leadership Program (ELP). The "24 Karat Gold Leader" award recognizes one company, out of several leading companies, that demonstrates the most innovative environmental stewardship.

    Goodrich was selected for the award based on its carbon recycling program. As a manufacturer of carbon disk aircraft brakes, Goodrich receives worn disks from airlines worldwide for possible refurbishment and reuse. Some disks do not meet the strict criteria for refurbishment. Rather than scrapping the disks, Goodrich worked with Evraz/Rocky Mountain Steel Mill in Pueblo to devise a method to allow disks to be used as a carbon raw material source in steel production. Furthermore, the team found a way to recycle the disks without any additional treatment, avoiding any associated environmental consequences. Over the last 12 months, more than 208 tons of post-consumer carbon disks from Goodrich were recycled for use in the manufacture of steel products.

    Brian Brandewie, president, Goodrich Aircraft Wheels and Brakes, said, "Our team in Pueblo is demonstrating its commitment to continuous improvement and environmental stewardship. Keeping these used carbon disks out of landfills is the right thing to do for our community, and we will continue to seek innovative ways to use technology to reduce our environmental impact."

    The ELP is a statewide environmental recognition and reward program administered by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment's Sustainability Program. The ELP offers benefits and incentives to members that voluntarily go beyond compliance with state and federal regulations and are committed to continual environmental improvement. The Goodrich team achieved Gold Leader status in the ELP in 2008. Approximately 30 companies are designated as Gold Leaders; these peer companies compete for, and select, the 24 Karat Gold Leader winner each year.

    Goodrich Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, is a leading global supplier of systems and services to the aerospace and defense industry. Serving a global customer base with significant worldwide manufacturing and service facilities, Goodrich is one of the largest aerospace companies in the world. For more information visit http://www.goodrich.com/.

    Goodrich Corporation operates through its divisions and as a parent company for its subsidiaries, one or more of which may be referred to as "Goodrich Corporation" in this press release.

    Goodrich Corporation; GR - Actuation and Landing Systems

    CONTACT: Media: Valerie Francis, +1-937-440-2313, or Laurie Tardif,
    +1-704-423-7048, or mobile, +1-704-264-7338, both of Goodrich Corporation

    Web Site: http://www.goodrich.com/




    Sinovac to Transfer Stock Exchange Listing to NASDAQ Global Market

    BEIJING, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NYSE Amex: SVA), a leading developer and provider of vaccines in China, announced today that it will voluntarily transfer its stock exchange listing from the NYSE Amex to the NASDAQ Global Market.

    It is anticipated that Sinovac's common shares will commence trading on NASDAQ on or about November 16, 2009. Sinovac will continue to trade under the ticker symbol "SVA."

    Mr. Weidong Yin, Chairman, President and CEO of Sinovac, stated, "The transfer of our stock listing to NASDAQ demonstrates our continued focus on creating shareholder value. We appreciate the support that the NYSE Amex has provided over the years. However, we believe a NASDAQ listing will provide Sinovac with opportunities to increase investor and analyst interest and provide our investors with a better environment for trading our shares. In addition, as NASDAQ is globally recognized as a leading exchange for biopharmaceutical companies, we believe a NASDAQ listing will also place us in the same marketplace as our peers."

    "NASDAQ is the home of innovative biotech and healthcare companies and we are proud to welcome Sinovac, a pioneer in Chinese biotech and engineer of China's homegrown H1N1 vaccine," said Mr. Bob McCooey, Senior Vice President and Head of Global Listing of NASDAQ OMX Group.

    About Sinovac

    Sinovac Biotech Ltd. is a China-based biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the research, development, manufacture and commercialization of vaccines that protect against human infectious diseases. Sinovac's vaccine products, including Healive(R) (hepatitis A), Bilive(R) (combined hepatitis A and B), Anflu(R) (influenza), Panflu(TM), Sinovac's pandemic influenza vaccine (H5N1), and PANFLU.1(TM), Sinovac's H1N1 vaccine, have already been approved for government stockpiling. Sinovac is developing vaccines for enterovirus 71, universal pandemic influenza, Japanese encephalitis, and human rabies. Its wholly owned subsidiary, Tangshan Yian, is conducting field trials for independently developed inactivated animal rabies vaccines.

    Safe Harbor Statement

    This announcement contains forward-looking statements. These statements are made under the "safe harbor" provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements can be identified by words or phrases such as "will," "expects," "anticipates," "future," "intends," "plans," "believes," "estimates" and similar statements. Among other things, the business outlook and quotations from management in this press release contain forward-looking statements. Statements that are not historical facts, including statements about Sinovac's beliefs and expectations, are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties. A number of important factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statement. Sinovac does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statement, except as required under applicable law.

    For more information, please contact: Helen G. Yang Sinovac Biotech Ltd. Tel: +86-10-8289-0088 x9871 Fax: +86-10-6296-6910 Email: info@sinovac.com Investors: Amy Glynn/Stephanie Carrington The Ruth Group Tel: +1-646-536-7023/7017 Email: aglynn@theruthgroup.com scarrington@theruthgroup.com Media: Janine McCargo The Ruth Group Tel: +1-646-536-7033 Email: jmccargo@theruthgroup.com

    Sinovac Biotech Ltd.

    CONTACT: Helen G. Yang, Sinovac Biotech Ltd., +86-10-8289-0088 x9871, fax
    +86-10-6296-6910, info@sinovac.com; Investors - Amy Glynn and Stephanie
    Carrington, The Ruth Group, +1-646-536-7023 or +1-646-536-7017,
    aglynn@theruthgroup.com or scarrington@theruthgroup.com; Media - Janine
    McCargo, The Ruth Group, +1-646-536-7033, jmccargo@theruthgroup.com




    AT&T Global Network Extended to Kuwait Through Agreement With Qualitynet and NavLinkNew network node deployed in Kuwait as AT&T continues to extend network reach in key Middle East market

    KUWAIT CITY, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T* today announced that it has extended the AT&T network through a new node in the Middle East. The node, deployed in Kuwait City, will provide AT&T's global customers with improved connectivity in the Middle East and allow local Kuwaiti companies better access to global markets via AT&T's worldwide network.

    The node has been deployed in cooperation with Qualitynet, a leading local provider of data communication, internet and networking services in Kuwait, and NavLink, a company in which AT&T is a minority shareholder. The agreement reflects AT&T's continuing investment in the Middle East following similar agreements in Qatar, Dubai and Saudi Arabia.

    As part of the agreement among the three companies, Qualitynet and NavLink are hosting the global network node, allowing AT&T and Qualitynet to offer Virtual Private Network (VPN) services to local Kuwaiti customers seeking global connectivity and existing multinational customers of AT&T seeking to extend their presence and reach in the Middle East.

    The new node allows Qualitynet to offer network-based IP VPN solutions provided via Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) standards over the AT&T global network. This network provides IP-enabled, any-to-any, application-aware, managed VPN services that deliver security, choice and simplicity, and performance levels for corporate intranet solutions on a global basis.

    Mr. Rashid Abdullah, Managing Director - Qualitynet, said: "Our success as a leading communication services provider in Kuwait is attributed not only to our customer centric approach, but also to our relationship with leading global companies in providing advanced communications services. The strategic agreement with AT&T and NavLink will give Qualitynet customers another edge by extending our local network reach worldwide, using the global network of AT&T for serving multi-national corporations and the Government sector. This deal will further complement the 10 years of experience Qualitynet has developed in serving multinational businesses."

    John B. Gibson, President, AT&T Middle East and Africa, welcomed today's news. "This announcement marks another milestone in the continuing development of our business in the Middle East. AT&T is continuing to invest and innovate in supporting our customers everywhere they operate around the world. Thanks to this agreement we can now offer even better connectivity and service in one of the Gulf region's key economies, while allowing Kuwaiti businesses easier access to the rest of the world."

    Bassem Soubra, VP Sales of NavLink, said: "NavLink is delighted to support the deployment of this latest network node in such a key market. By harnessing the local strength and presence of Qualitynet with the global reach of AT&T, the companies have created a formidable combination for Kuwaiti business."

    During the past four years, AT&T has made significant investments in the Middle East. AT&T's global network provides services for multinational companies throughout the MEA region and allows customers to access its advanced portfolio of Internet Protocol (IP) based managed communications services including hosting, security and worldwide connectivity.

    This AT&T news release and other announcements are available as part of an RSS feed at http://www.att.com/rss.

    *AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

    About AT&T

    AT&T Inc. is a premier communications holding company. Its subsidiaries and affiliates - AT&T operating companies - are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation's fastest 3G network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet and voice services. AT&T offers the best wireless coverage worldwide, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most countries. It also offers advanced TV services under the AT&T U-verse(SM) and AT&T |DIRECTV(SM) brands. The company's suite of IP-based business communications services is one of the most advanced in the world. In domestic markets, AT&T's Yellow Pages and YELLOWPAGES.COM organizations are known for their leadership in directory publishing and advertising sales. In 2009, AT&T again ranked No. 1 in the telecommunications industry on FORTUNE® magazine's list of the World's Most Admired Companies.

    Additional information about AT&T Inc. and the products and services provided by AT&T subsidiaries and affiliates is available at http://www.att.com/. This AT&T news release and other announcements are available at http://www.att.com/newsroom and as part of an RSS feed at http://www.att.com/rss. Or follow our news on Twitter at @ATTNews. Find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/ATT to discover more about our consumer and wireless services.

    © 2009 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. 3G service not available in all areas. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies.

    About Qualitynet

    Qualitynet is Kuwait's leading provider of Data Communication, Internet and Smart Building Solutions. Having established in 1998, the company has grown to become a service provider of global standards in a small number of years. A pioneer in the many segments it operates, the company currently offers a large portfolio of services, and has agreements with many international partners. Additional information about Qualitynet and its services is available at http://www.qualitynet.net/

    About NavLink

    NavLink (http://www.navlink.com/) is a provider of managed data services, managed hosting services, and managed enterprise networking solutions to medium and large enterprises in over 17 countries throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Founded in 1996, NavLink was one of the early adopters and pioneers in introducing IP services in the Middle East. NavLink enjoys deep, strategic relationships with leading telecommunications carriers.

    AT&T Inc.

    CONTACT: Niall Hickey of AT&T EMEA, +44 771 577 1451,
    nhickey@emea.att.com; or Mohammed El Batta of Fleishman-Hillard, +971 50 45
    948 69, mohammed.elbatta@fleishman.com, for AT&T Inc.

    Web Site: http://www.att.com/




    Critical Alerts for ConocoPhillips, US Bancorp, CVS Caremark, Amylin, and Newell Rubbermaid Released by Seven Summits Research

    CHICAGO, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven Summits Research issues PriceWatch Alerts for COP, USB, CVS, AMLN, and NWL.

    Seven Summits Strategic Investments' PriceWatch Alerts are available at http://www.iotogo.com/s/110309C (Note: You may have to copy this link into your browser then press the [ENTER] key.)

    Today's PriceWatch Alerts cover the following stocks: ConocoPhillips , US Bancorp , CVS Caremark Corporation , Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , and Newell Rubbermaid Inc. .

    In today's unsure markets these brief PriceWatch Alerts contain concise detailed strategies for each covered stock and include position protection tactics designed to potentially defend investors from unexpected market shifts. While other market reports only provide stock news and opinion, we offer strategies that position investments against uncertainty and increase chances of making a profit, even if a stock goes down.

    "Our PriceWatch Alerts go beyond other market reports. Along with a brief concise overview, each PriceWatch Alert provides useful strategies, which ensure potential investments are protected with basic hedging techniques," says Reid Stratton, Seven Summits Senior Analyst. "These brief company reports contain information that can benefit expert and novice investors who want to stay ahead of the market."

    For essential information on stocks poised to move go to:

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    Seven Summits Investment Research is an independent investment research group, which focuses on the U.S. equities and options markets. Our analytical tools, screening techniques, rigorous research methods and committed staff provide solid information to help our clients make the best possible investment decisions. For more information go to http://www.sevensummitsinvestmentresearch.com/ . CRD# 137114

    All stocks and options shown are examples only-- not recommendations to buy or sell. Our picks do not represent a positive or negative outlook on any security. Potential returns do not take into account your trade size, brokerage commissions or taxes--expenses that will affect actual investment returns. Stocks and options involve risk, thus they are not suitable for all investors. Prior to buying or selling options, a person should request a copy of Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options available from Catherine at 800-698-9101 or at http://www.cboe.com/Resources/Intro.aspx . Privacy policy available upon request.

    Seven Summits Investment Research

    CONTACT: Steve Blackbourniski of Seven Summits Investment Research,
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    Web Site: http://www.sevensummitsstrategicinvestments.com/




    Critical Alerts for Intel, Philip Morris International, United Technologies, Agrium, and Dollar Tree Released by Seven Summits Research

    CHICAGO, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven Summits Research issues PriceWatch Alerts for INTC, PM, UTX, AGU, and DLTR.

    Seven Summits Strategic Investments' PriceWatch Alerts are available at http://www.iotogo.com/s/110309B (Note: You may have to copy this link into your browser then press the [ENTER] key.)

    Today's PriceWatch Alerts cover the following stocks: Intel Corporation , Philip Morris International, Inc. , United Technologies Corp. , Agrium Inc. , and Dollar Tree Inc. .

    In today's unsure markets these brief PriceWatch Alerts contain concise detailed strategies for each covered stock and include position protection tactics designed to potentially defend investors from unexpected market shifts. While other market reports only provide stock news and opinion, we offer strategies that position investments against uncertainty and increase chances of making a profit, even if a stock goes down.

    "Our PriceWatch Alerts go beyond other market reports. Along with a brief concise overview, each PriceWatch Alert provides useful strategies, which ensure potential investments are protected with basic hedging techniques," says Reid Stratton, Seven Summits Senior Analyst. "These brief company reports contain information that can benefit expert and novice investors who want to stay ahead of the market."

    For essential information on stocks poised to move go to:

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    Seven Summits Investment Research is an independent investment research group, which focuses on the U.S. equities and options markets. Our analytical tools, screening techniques, rigorous research methods and committed staff provide solid information to help our clients make the best possible investment decisions. For more information go to http://www.sevensummitsinvestmentresearch.com/ . CRD# 137114

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    Seven Summits Investment Research

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    Web Site: http://www.sevensummitsstrategicinvestments.com/




    Critical Alerts for Wal-Mart, Chesapeake Energy, PNC Financial Services, Foster Wheeler AG and Polo Ralph Lauren Released by Seven Summits Research

    CHICAGO, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven Summits Research issues PriceWatch Alerts for WMT, CHK, PNC, FWLT, and RL.

    Seven Summits Strategic Investments' PriceWatch Alerts are available at http://www.iotogo.com/s/110309A (Note: You may have to copy this link into your browser then press the [ENTER] key.)

    Today's PriceWatch Alerts cover the following stocks: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. , Chesapeake Energy Corporation , PNC Financial Services Group Inc. , Foster Wheeler AG , and Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. .

    In today's unsure markets these brief PriceWatch Alerts contain concise detailed strategies for each covered stock and include position protection tactics designed to potentially defend investors from unexpected market shifts. While other market reports only provide stock news and opinion, we offer strategies that position investments against uncertainty and increase chances of making a profit, even if a stock goes down.

    "Our PriceWatch Alerts go beyond other market reports. Along with a brief concise overview, each PriceWatch Alert provides useful strategies, which ensure potential investments are protected with basic hedging techniques," says Reid Stratton, Seven Summits Senior Analyst. "These brief company reports contain information that can benefit expert and novice investors who want to stay ahead of the market."

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    Seven Summits Investment Research is an independent investment research group, which focuses on the U.S. equities and options markets. Our analytical tools, screening techniques, rigorous research methods and committed staff provide solid information to help our clients make the best possible investment decisions. For more information go to http://www.sevensummitsinvestmentresearch.com/ . CRD# 137114

    All stocks and options shown are examples only-- not recommendations to buy or sell. Our picks do not represent a positive or negative outlook on any security. Potential returns do not take into account your trade size, brokerage commissions or taxes--expenses that will affect actual investment returns. Stocks and options involve risk, thus they are not suitable for all investors. Prior to buying or selling options, a person should request a copy of Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options available from Catherine at 800-698-9101 or at http://www.cboe.com/Resources/Intro.aspx . Privacy policy available upon request.

    Seven Summits Investment Research

    CONTACT: Steve Blackbourniski of Seven Summits Investment Research,
    +1-434-293-9100

    Web Site: http://www.sevensummitsstrategicinvestments.com/




    American Pacific Rim Commerce Group and One World Ventures, Inc. Sign Letter of Intent to Enter Into Exclusive Distribution Agreement in China

    CITRA, Fla., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Pacific Rim Commerce Group (http://www.aprcg.com/) and One World Ventures, Inc. (http://www.1worldventures.net/), today, announced the signing of a Letter of Intent (LOI) to enter into a exclusive Distribution Agreement, whereby One World Ventures will provide certain proprietary web-based fulfillment, processing and distribution methodologies in China to American Pacific Rim Commerce Group's Chinese business and retail customers.

    The LOI provides for American Pacific Rim Commerce Group to exclusively utilize the processing technologies, logistic and distribution methodologies of One World Ventures, Inc. in exchange for a progressive percentage of gross margins of revenue generated by APRM's Chinese B2B and B2C website.

    American Pacific Rim Commerce Group projects fiscal 2010 revenue to be $12,679,040 and will generate minimum fees and distribution payments of 12.8% to One World Ventures, Inc. of $1,622,917, increasing to 18.0% or $2,282,227 based on utilization, recurring revenue and additional services as may be requested by APRM. Cost savings to American Pacific Rim Commerce Group under the terms of the final Agreement are offset 9.2% or $1,170,000 as a result of reduced Costs of Goods (COG) and transaction fees.

    Mr. Raymond Talarico, President of American Pacific Rim Commerce Group, stated, "We're please to enter into the LOI with One World Ventures as a means to fast-start our business model and maintain our 'First-to-Market' status, and while much work still needs to be done on the Agreement, this (LOI) is a first step towards revenue producing operations." Further, stated Talarico, "The management team of One World Ventures, has the resources and technologies to get our clients' products, into the hands of our customers in China, in the most cost-effective manner possible. We look forward to building the alliance between our companies for the mutual benefit of our shareholders, clients and customers."

    Mr. Steven Prior, CEO of One World Ventures, Inc. added, "One World Ventures has systematically acquired or developed most of the 'back-of-the-house' functions APRM needs to fulfill, distribute and process the sale of goods and products produced by U.S. small and medium sized businesses to buyers here in China." Further, added Prior, "The team at APRM can focus their efforts on the marketing side of the business model, which is their greatest strength. APRM's management team are experts at attracting small and medium sized U.S. businesses, who want to sell their products and services to the growing Chinese consumer market."

    ABOUT APRM:

    American Pacific Rim Commerce Group is a development stage Company marketing "Made in the USA" products and services manufactured by U.S. Small and Medium Size Businesses (SME) to consumers in Hong Kong and China through its proprietary e-commerce platform. APRM is the first mover in the space to provide transactional-based solutions for small and medium sized U.S. businesses to promote, sell and communicate with willing buyers in Hong Kong and China. APRM provides real-time promotion; sales, logistics and currency conversion in the form of modular e-strategies that we believe will establish our e-commerce backbone as the leading on-line marketplace between Chinese consumers and U.S. businesses. The Company anticipates launching its branded web space 'mymyj,' which loosely translated in Chinese, means "Buy & Sell Festival" in the third quarter of 2009.

    ABOUT ONE WORLD VENTURES, INC.:

    One World Ventures, Inc. is a holding company, with management resources in Asia and the United States, that invests in technologies, communities and systems that facilitate trade, finance, communication and travel across international boundaries, cultures and languages. Management has substantial international experience in Central America, Africa and Asia, setting up companies and establishing trade and commerce. The company leverages these skills with emerging technologies and strategic alliances to provide creative solutions and market opportunities. The business is the combination of 1WorldCard Limited, Tutamen (HK) Limited, "Tutamen", a strategic product development and management resource in Asia, World Auction LLC, "Auction", a technology developed to host online auctions and e-commerce, 1WorldCard Limited, "Card", a payroll and debit card targeting the under-banked, and Vonsi Technologies Inc., "Vonsi", a technology providing data recordings for VOIP systems into a public traded company, providing increased access to capital and management and technical resources within the subsidiary companies. These businesses together form the cornerstone of the OWVI enterprise and give the Company the opportunity to grow exponentially in the coming years.

    Safe Harbor Disclosure:

    This release includes "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the federal securities laws, identified by such terms as "believes," "looking ahead," "anticipates," "estimates" and other terms with similar meaning. Although the Company believes that the assumptions upon which its forward-looking statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that these assumptions will prove to be correct. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the Company's projections and expectations are disclosed in the Company's filings. All forward-looking statements in this release are expressly qualified by such cautionary statements and by reference to the underlying assumptions.

    American Pacific Rim Commerce Group

    CONTACT: Raymond Talarico of American Pacific Rim Commerce Group,
    +1-352-591-1785

    Web Site: http://www.aprcg.com/




    SourceRight Solutions Introduces Expanded Service OfferingsRPO leader to deliver total workforce solutions with integrated sourcing strategies

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spherion Corporation today announced its recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) division, SourceRight Solutions, will offer an expanded suite of sourcing offerings to its customers. In addition to its industry-leading RPO offering, Spherion will now incorporate its managed service programs and contractor compliance solutions under the SourceRight Solutions brand.

    "By consolidating these service offerings under one brand, we are uniquely positioned to provide the next generation of solutions for sourcing and managing the workforce," said Roy Krause, president and CEO of Spherion Corporation. "At a national and international level, SourceRight Solutions will not only find the most qualified talent for companies, but also manage and define processes associated with the contingent workforce."

    Through this integrated suite of services, SourceRight Solutions will provide a full range of workforce management solutions for permanent, contingent or contract labor needs. Its RPO offering allows HR organizations to outsource the end-to-end hiring process of permanent staff, while its contractor compliance solutions help companies manage risk related to contractors and consultants. Its managed service programs streamline the administration of multiple vendors and maximize operational efficiency for temporary staffing needs.

    The contractor compliance solutions offering will provide a progressive plan for the management of an organization's entire contingent labor population and help mitigate risks related to the misclassification of workers. SourceRight Solutions will offer several services for contractor compliance, including: independent contractor compliance management, professional payrolling and consolidated vendor billing services. By outsourcing contractor management to SourceRight Solutions, organizations can reduce administrative burden; automate evaluation, on-boarding and back-office processes; and provide full visibility into workforce metrics in order to make timely business decisions.

    Organizations will also benefit from the managed service programs that SourceRight Solutions will provide, which are designed to maximize operational efficiency associated with the procurement of contingent labor. SourceRight Solutions has a range of offerings, including a single-provider model or complete business process outsourcing. Depending on an organization's needs, they can select either option or a combination of both to fit their level of control, compliance and cost management requirements.

    Rebecca Callahan, president of SourceRight Solutions, commented: "SourceRight Solutions is setting the agenda for the industry by offering our clients total workforce solutions and real-time strategies for managing risk and compliance issues. Although we have provided these services for quite some time, our consolidated branding efforts reflect the overall direction of the marketplace and what we believe our customers are best served with. SourceRight Solutions is committed to driving client success by delivering a full range of talent solutions."

    For more information on SourceRight Solutions, please visit: http://www.sourcerightsolutions.com/.

    About SourceRight Solutions

    SourceRight Solutions specializes in improving and managing workforce-related processes through three primary offerings. As a market leader in recruitment process outsourcing, SourceRight Solutions offers scalable recruiting solutions that significantly streamline and improve the hiring process; through its managed service programs, SourceRight Solutions focuses on supply chain management of contingent labor providers; and contractor compliance solutions improves access to contractors and consultants, while mitigating associated risks. Used singularly or in any combination, its solutions are scalable, easily integrated and deliver significant operational improvements and cost savings. Solutions apply across a broad range of permanent and contingent skills, including: accounting and finance, healthcare, IT, engineering, sales and marketing, contact center, and administrative.

    SourceRight Solutions is a division of Spherion Corporation , which operates a family of specialty brands providing strategic workplace solutions in professional recruiting, outsourcing, managed services and contractor compliance programs, technology services and general staffing. For more information, please visit http://www.sourcerightsolutions.com/.

    This release contains statements that are forward looking in nature and, accordingly, are subject to risks and uncertainties. These and additional factors discussed in this release and in Spherion's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission could cause Spherion's actual results to differ materially from any projections contained in this release.

    Spherion Corporation

    CONTACT: Lesly Cardec of Spherion Corporation, +1-800-422-3819,
    leslycardec@spherion.com, or Amy Airasian of CJP Communications for Spherion
    Corporation, +1-212-279-3115 ext. 210, aairasian@cjpcom.com

    Web Site: http://www.spherion.com/




    Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Streamlines the Way Its Mobile Workforce Works With AT&TAT&T Helps U.S. Arm of Global Engineering Company Increase Efficiencies with Centralized Employee Wireless Program and Management

    FORT WAYNE, Ind., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T* announced today a two-year wireless voice and data service contract with the U.S. arm of Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, one of the world's leading developers, manufacturers and suppliers of precision seals and bearings.

    With its decentralized structure, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Americas sought a single provider that could supply the handsets and wireless network to support its team throughout the region. Under the agreement, AT&T will supply mobile devices from a comprehensive portfolio of smart phones and handsets, connecting all Trelleborg employees in the Americas on the same network while facilitating the consolidation and improvement of management and billing efficiencies.

    "Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Americas prides itself on its collaboration and innovation," says Robert White, VP Finance, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Americas. "We foresee that this streamlined contract with AT&T will help us accomplish this with even greater velocity."

    Running on the world's most popular wireless phone technology, GSM, AT&T offers Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Americas quality wireless coverage worldwide, providing the most wireless phones that work in the most countries. Employees will also have access to more than 125,000 worldwide Wi-Fi hot spots in 79 countries, giving faster speeds for quick data exchange and collaboration.

    Small businesses looking to find information about AT&T products and services can visit http://www.att.com/smallbusiness. For free business resources such as webinars, white papers, training, case studies and best practices, they can visit http://www.att.com/smallbusinessinsite.

    *AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

    About Trelleborg Sealing Solutions

    Trelleborg Sealing Solutions is one of the world's leading developers, manufacturers and suppliers of precision seals. It support its aerospace, industrial and automotive customers through over 20 production facilities and more than 40 marketing companies globally. Within its portfolio are some of the longest established sealing brands, including Busak+Shamban, Chase Walton, Dowty, Forsheda, GNL, Palmer Chenard, Shamban, Skega and Stefa along with a large number of proprietary products and materials such as Turcon, Zurcon, Orkot, Isolast, Stepseal and Wills Rings. http://www.tss.trelleborg.com/

    Trelleborg Sealing Solutions is part of the Swedish Trelleborg Group, listed on Stockholm Stock Exchange Nasdaq OMX, Large Cap.

    About AT&T

    AT&T Inc. is a premier communications holding company. Its subsidiaries and affiliates, AT&T operating companies, are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. Among their offerings are the world's most advanced IP-based business communications services and the nation's leading wireless, high speed Internet access and voice services. In domestic markets, AT&T is known for the directory publishing and advertising sales leadership of its Yellow Pages and YELLOWPAGES.COM organizations, and the AT&T brand is licensed to innovators in such fields as communications equipment. As part of its three-screen integration strategy, AT&T is expanding its TV entertainment offerings. Additional information about AT&T Inc. and the products and services provided by AT&T subsidiaries and affiliates is available at http://www.att.com/.

    © 2009 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies.

    Note: This AT&T news release and other announcements are available as part of an RSS feed at http://www.att.com/rss. For more information, please review this announcement in the AT&T newsroom at http://www.att.com/newsroom.

    AT&T Inc.

    CONTACT: Bryan Blaise, +1-312-932-2831, bblaise@attnews.us, for AT&T

    Web Site: http://www.att.com/




    Grupo Clarin S.A. to Host Conference Call and Webcast Presentation to Discuss Third Quarter and First Nine-Month 2009 Results

    BUENOS AIRES, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Grupo Clarin S.A. will host a conference call and webcast presentation on Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 10:00 am Eastern Time (12:00 pm Buenos Aires time) to discuss its results for the third quarter and nine-month periods ended September 30, 2009.

    Presentations by Alejandro Urricelqui, Chief Financial Officer, and Alfredo Marin, Investor Relations Officer, will be in English, based on the earnings release, which will be distributed on November 11, 2009 at 7:00 am Eastern Time (9:00 am Buenos Aires time).

    Those interested in connecting via conference call are invited to please dial (0800) 092-3582 toll free from the U.K., 1 (800) 311-9401 toll free from the U.S., (0800) 333-0050 from Argentina, or 1 (334) 323-7224 from elsewhere 5-10 minutes prior to the start time. The Conference ID is #6118.

    The webcast presentation will be available at http://www.grupoclarin.com.ar/ir

    There will be a 60-day replay available starting one hour after the conclusion of the conference call. To access the replay, please dial (877) 919-4059 toll free from the U.S., or 1 (334) 323-7226 from anywhere outside the U.S. The replay passcode is: 75104650. The webcast presentation will be archived at http://www.grupoclarin.com.ar/ir

    About the Company

    Grupo Clarin is the largest media company in Argentina and the market leader in the cable television and Internet access, printing and publishing, and broadcasting and programming segments. Its cable television network is one of the largest in Latin America, with the largest broadband subscriber base in Argentina. Its flagship newspaper -- Diario Clarin -- is the highest circulation newspaper in Latin America and the second-highest circulation Spanish-language newspaper in the world. Grupo Clarin is the largest producer of media content in Argentina, including news, sports and entertainment and reaches substantially all segments of the Argentine population in terms of wealth, geography and age.

    Investor Relations Contacts In Buenos Aires: Alfredo Marin / M. Julia Diaz Ardaya / Alejandro Yu Grupo Clarin Email: investors@grupoclarin.com In London: Alex Money / Lorna Ellen Temple Bar Advisory Tel: +44 20 7002 1080 E-mail: clarin@templebaradvisory.com In New York: Melanie Carpenter / Peter Majeski i-advize Corporate Communications Tel: +1 212 406 3692 Email: clarin@i-advize.com

    Grupo Clarin S.A.

    CONTACT: Investors: In Buenos Aires: Alfredo Marin or M. Julia Diaz
    Ardaya or Alejandro Yu, all of Grupo Clarin, investors@grupoclarin.com; or In
    London: Alex Money or Lorna Ellen, both of Temple Bar Advisory,
    +011-44-20-7002-1080, clarin@templebaradvisory.com, for Grupo Clarin; or In
    New York: Melanie Carpenter or Peter Majeski, both of i-advize Corporate
    Communications, +1-212-406-3692, clarin@i-advize.com, for Grupo Clarin

    Web site: http://www.grupoclarin.com/




    CO2 Solution Receives Power Plant PatentTrading symbol: CST Outstanding shares: 50,261,136Patent covering use of enzyme for carbon capture at coal fired power plants is fourth new patent received by CO2 Solution in 2009

    QUEBEC, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CO2 Solution Inc. ("CO2 Solution" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has received a new United States patent, 7,596,952 - Process and a plant for recycling carbon dioxide emissions from power plants into useful carbonated species. The patent provides for exclusivity in the field of using the enzyme carbonic anhydrase, or an analog thereof, for the capture of CO2 from any fossil power plant, where captured CO2 is converted into a carbonated species. The company believes that the patent has potentially significant value for efficient carbon capture in coal and other fossil fuel power plants

    This patent is the fourth new patent received by CO2 Solution during 2009, in addition to the following:

    U.S. Patent 7,514,056 - Process and installation for the fractionation of air into specific gases; Protects the use of carbonic anhydrase for use in efficiently capturing CO2 from compressed air as part of an air- separation unit for the production of oxygen. The Company believes that the patent can address the cost challenge that conventional air- separation processes face due to ever increasing CO2 concentrations in ambient air. The specialty gas industry has shown interest in the patent and CO2 Solution intends to pursue possible commercialization opportunities therein. U.S. Patent 7,521,217 - Carbonic anhydrase having increased stability under high temperature conditions; Covers the Company's proprietary enzyme 'mutants' which have increased thermal and industrial stability through genetic engineering. Canadian Patent 2,443,222 - A process and plant for the production of Portland cement clinker (equivalent U.S. Patent 6,908,507); Covers the use of the enzyme for the capture of CO2 from cement plant flue gas and the production of calcium carbonate for reuse in the cement making process, and has the potential to materially reduce overall carbon emissions from the cement production process.

    Regarding the issuance of these four new patents, Mr. Glenn Kelly, President & CEO stated: "These patents build on our already broad intellectual property portfolio in enzymatic carbon capture, at a time when industry is increasingly searching for new ways to capture CO2 that are more efficient than conventional scrubbing technology. There has recently been heightened interest in the use of carbonic anhydrase in this context. As such, we believe these patents further solidify CO2 Solution's technology leadership position in the field, and in the rapidly growing carbon capture space."

    About CO2 Solution

    Based in Quebec City, CO2 Solution Inc. has developed a proprietary bio-technological platform for the efficient capture of carbon dioxide (CO2), the most important greenhouse gas (GHG), from power plants and other large stationary sources of emissions. The Company's technology platform exploits the natural power of a biocatalyst (enzyme), carbonic anhydrase, which functions within humans and other mammals to manage CO2 during respiration. CO2 Solution has successfully adapted the enzyme to function within an industrial environment, and thus has taken advantage of a biomimetic approach to CO2 capture based on millions of years of evolution. The Company is commercializing its technology for coal fired power generation, the oil sands and other CO2-intensive industries where a low-cost capture solution is key to meeting climate change legislation in a cost effective manner.

    CO2 Solution's technology platform is protected by several North American and European patents, including the use of carbonic anhydrase for CO2 capture and release in a packed column system. News releases and additional information can be found at http://www.co2solution.com/.

    The TSX Venture Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved the

    information contained herein and accepts no responsibility for it.

    CO2 SOLUTION INC.

    CONTACT: Annie Chiasson, Director, Corporate Affairs, (418) 842-3456;
    http://www.co2solution.com/; Source: CO2 Solution Inc.




    Holly Energy Partners, L.P. Announces Pricing of Public Offering of 1,900,000 Common Units

    DALLAS, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Holly Energy Partners, L.P. (the "Partnership") announced today the pricing of the public offering of 1,900,000 common units representing limited partner interests in the Partnership. The common units were priced at $35.78 per common unit. In connection with the offering, the Partnership granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 285,000 additional common units. The Partnership expects to close the sale of the common units on November 6, 2009, subject to customary closing conditions. The Partnership intends to use a portion of the net proceeds from the offering to fund the cash portion of the purchase price for the pending acquisition of tankage, loading racks and pipeline assets at a refining facility in Tulsa, Oklahoma from Sinclair Tulsa Refining Company. The Partnership intends to use the remainder of the net proceeds either to pay a portion of the purchase price for the Partnership's potential acquisition from Holly Corporation of its investments in two pipeline projects (the recently constructed pipeline from Centurion Pipeline L.P.'s Slaughter station in west Texas to Lovington, New Mexico and a pipeline that connects the Partnership's Artesia crude gathering system to Holly Corporation's Lovington facility) pursuant to the Partnership's option to purchase those investments at prices to be negotiated with Holly Corporation or, instead, to repay bank debt, for other potential future acquisitions or for general partnership purposes. If the acquisition of the Sinclair assets does not close, the Partnership intends to use the net proceeds for one or more of the following: to pay for all or substantially all of the purchase price and related costs for the potential acquisitions from Holly Corporation described above, to repay bank debt incurred under the Partnership's credit agreement, for other potential future acquisitions or for general partnership purposes.

    Goldman, Sachs & Co. and UBS Investment Bank acted as the joint book-running managers for the offering. SMH Capital acted as co-manager.

    The offering was made pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement. The offering may be made only by means of a prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus, copies of which may be obtained by sending a request to: Goldman, Sachs & Co., Prospectus Department, 85 Broad Street, New York, NY 10004, telephone: 1-866-471-2526, facsimile: 212-902-9316 or by emailing prospectus-ny@ny.email.gs.com, or UBS Investment Bank, Attn: Prospectus Department, 299 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10171, phone: 888.827.7275.

    This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, any of the securities described herein, nor shall there be any sale of these securities, in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of such state.

    About Holly Energy Partners L.P.:

    Holly Energy Partners, L.P., headquartered in Dallas, Texas, provides petroleum product and crude oil transportation, tankage and terminal services to the petroleum industry, including Holly Corporation, which owns a 41% interest (which includes a 2% general partner interest) in the Partnership, prior to this offering. The Partnership owns and operates petroleum product and crude oil pipelines, tankage, terminals and loading rack facilities located in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Oklahoma, Washington, Idaho and Utah. In addition, the Partnership owns a 70% interest in Rio Grande Pipeline Company, a transporter of LPGs from West Texas to Northern Mexico, and a 25% interest in SLC Pipeline, L.P., a transporter of crude oil in the Salt Lake City area.

    The following is a "safe harbor" statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: The statements in this press release relating to matters that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the federal securities laws. These statements are based on our beliefs and assumptions using currently available information and expectations as of the date hereof, are not guarantees of future events or performance and involve certain risks and uncertainties, including those contained in our filings made from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Although we believe that the expectations reflected in these forward-looking statements are reasonable, we cannot assure you that our expectations will prove correct. Therefore, actual outcomes and results could materially differ from what is expressed, implied or forecast in these statements. The forward-looking statements speak only as of the date made and, other than as required by law, we undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

    Holly Energy Partners, L.P.

    CONTACT: Bruce R. Shaw, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial
    Officer, or M. Neale Hickerson, Vice President, Investor Relations, both of
    Holly Energy Partners, L.P., +1-214-871-3555

    Web Site: http://www.hollyenergy.com/




    Pepsi(R) Cola Bottling Company of New York Brings Sensationally Popular drank(TM) Beverage to The Big Apple

    HOUSTON and St. Cloud, Minn., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Innovative Beverage Group Holdings, Inc. (Pink Sheets: IBGH) today announced that the company has entered into an agreement with Pepsi® Cola Bottling Company of New York, bringing relaxation to the millions who reside in the city that never sleeps.

    (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090219/DRANKLOGO )

    In business since 1984 years, Pepsi® NY has 20,000 accounts distributing Pepsi products throughout the five boroughs and Westchester County. In partnering with Pepsi® NY, Innovative Beverage Group will successfully place drank(TM) next to established Pepsi® products such as Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Sierra Mist, Lipton, Schweppes, Crush, Welch's, Haw. Punch, Aquafina, and Evian throughout the nation's largest city.

    "Pepsi® NY prides itself on staying current with the newest and hottest beverages that are hitting the market," said Scott Almers, Director of Sales and Marketing of Pepsi® NY. "In securing this relationship which brings drank(TM) to our store shelves, we can rest easy knowing we've provided our customers with an exceptionally popular, industry leading product."

    "Since the inception of drank(TM), it has been my personal goal to bring our calming beverage to the Big Apple," said Peter Bianchi, CEO of Innovative Beverage Group. "Innovative Beverage Group is proud to be working with Pepsi® NY, one of the premiere and respected beverage outfits, by providing us this opportunity to continue relaxing the nation. This partnership is just another important step toward global relaxation."

    With a slogan of "slow your roll(TM)," drank(TM) is the antithesis of the herd of energy drinks crowding the functional beverage sector. Since launching in select markets in early 2008, drank(TM) has quickly become the go-to beverage for people looking to relax their mind and body with a calming blend of melatonin, rose hips and valerian root.

    Pepsi® Cola Bottling Company joins an extensive and growing roster of regional distributors that have added drank(TM) to their New Age beverage lineup. For more information about drank(TM), please visit: http://www.drankbeverage.com/, call 877-DRANK-02 or follow the brand on Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/slowyourroll. To reach Pepsi® NY please call 347-923-3417.

    About Innovative Beverage Group Holdings, Inc.

    Innovative Beverage Group Holdings, Inc. is a Nevada-based corporation headquartered in Houston, Texas that engages in the distribution and wholesale of products in the New Age beverage category. The Company recently launched its first proprietary product drank(TM). Dubbed the world's first extreme relaxation(TM) beverage, drank(TM) was created to induce a natural calming and soothing effect when consumed. drank(TM) is a lightly carbonated grape flavored beverage formulated with natural calming agents including melatonin, rose hips, and valerian root. drank(TM) is sold in prominent purple, signature 16 ounce cans bearing the slogan "slow your roll(TM)" and is available in convenience and grocery outlets in a growing number of regions throughout the United States. Innovative Beverage Group began operations as a distributor for well known national brands of beverage products including Jolt, Rock Star, Crystal Geyser, Sweet Leaf tea, Arizona Ice tea, and Volvic Water. Although the Company continues to distribute many of these well known brands in the greater Houston area, the expansion of Innovative's proprietary product division has become foremost in their business model. Recent corporate strategies have been focused on the marketing and distribution of drank(TM) to accommodate the growing demand for the product. Innovative Beverage Group is also currently working to add additional proprietary products to its line that will complement drank(TM) and provide consumers with an array of new and unique concepts in the New Age beverage category.

    All company and/or product names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

    Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

    Certain oral statements made by management from time to time and certain statements contained in press releases and periodic reports issued by Innovative Beverage Group, Inc., (the "Company"), as well as those contained herein, that are not historical facts are "forward-looking" statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, and because such statements involve risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements, including those in Management's Discussion and Analysis, are statements regarding the intent, belief, or current expectations, estimates, or projections of the Company, its directors, or its officers about the Company and the industry in which it operates and are based on assumptions made by management. Forward-looking statements include without limitation statements regarding: (a) the Company's strategies regarding growth and business expansion, including future acquisitions; (b) the Company's financing plans; (c) trends affecting the Company's financial condition or results of operations; (d) the Company's ability to continue to control costs and to meet its liquidity and other financing needs; (e) the declaration and payment of dividends; and (f) the Company's ability to respond to changes in customer demand and regulations. Although the Company believes that its expectations are based on reasonable assumptions, it can give no assurance that the anticipated results will occur. When issued in this report, the words "expects," "anticipates," "intends," "plans," "believes," "seeks," "estimates," and similar expressions are generally intended to identify forward-looking statements.

    For media samples, product photography, and additional information contact Beckerman Public Relations at 201-465-8008 or email drankpr@beckermanpr.com

    Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090219/DRANKLOGO
    http://photoarchive.ap.org/
    PRN Photo Desk, photodesk@prnewswire.com Innovative Beverage Group Holdings, Inc.

    CONTACT: Eric Fischgrund, Beckerman Public Relations, +1-201-465-8008
    drankpr@beckermanpr.com, for Innovative Beverage Group Holdings, Inc.

    Web Site: http://www.drankbeverage.com/




    Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call

    RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Universal Corporation will webcast its conference call on November 5, 2009, following the release of its results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2010 after market close on that date. The conference call will begin at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time and will be hosted by Karen M. L. Whelan, Vice President and Treasurer.

    A live webcast of the conference call will be available online on a listen-only basis at http://www.universalcorp.com/. A replay of the webcast conference call will be available at that site until February 3, 2010. A taped replay of the call will also be available from 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time on November 5th until November 26, 2009, at (800) 642-1687. The telephone replay identification number is 39756293.

    All remarks made during the conference call will be current at the time of the call, and the language of the call will not be updated to reflect subsequent material developments.

    While news media representatives will not be able to ask questions during the webcast, they are welcome to monitor the remarks on a listen-only basis. The use of any comments made by Universal employees or other participants during the call will be restricted for background use only and not for attribution. The contents of the presentation are the property of Universal Corporation, protected by copyright law, and may not be reproduced in any form without the written permission of Universal Corporation. Rebroadcast of the copyrighted call or any portion thereof is prohibited.

    Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, Universal Corporation is the world's leading tobacco merchant and processor and conducts business in more than 30 countries. Its revenues for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2009, were $2.6 billion. For more information on Universal Corporation, visit its web site at http://www.universalcorp.com/.

    Universal Corporation

    CONTACT: Karen M. L. Whelan, +1-804-359-9311, or Fax: +1-804-254-3594,
    investor@universalleaf.com

    Web Site: http://www.universalcorp.com/




    Solos Endoscopy, Inc. Receives Purchase Orders from Catholic Health Initiatives for its MammoView(TM) Product Line

    BOSTON, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solos Endoscopy, Inc. (Pink Sheets: SNDY) is pleased to announce that the Company has received purchase orders for its MammoView(TM) line of surgical endoscopy instruments from various hospitals under Catholic Health Initiatives, Littleton, CO. Catholic Health Initiatives is constructed of seventy-eight hospitals, including twenty-two critical-access facilities and thirty rural hospitals that are the sole providers of health care in their communities.

    Catholic Health Initiatives is a national nonprofit health care system with headquarters in Denver. The second-largest faith-based health care system in the nation, Catholic Health Initiatives was formed in 1996 through the alliance of four Catholic health systems seeking to strengthen and expand their health ministry for the future. It was the first Catholic system to give lay people a sponsorship role in its facilities. Today, Catholic Health Initiatives provides health care and other services to a diverse mix of sixty-nine urban and rural communities across the nation.

    "We are delighted to be working with one of the best health care organizations in the United States by providing them the latest instrumentation for breast endoscopy," stated Bob Segersten, President of Solos Endoscopy, Inc.

    Solos Endoscopy recently announced that the Company has taken the initial steps to get the CE Marking for its FDA approved MammoView(TM) line of surgical instruments. This will allow the MammoView(TM) line to be sold throughout the European Economic Union (EEU), which represents 30% or $94 Billion of the worldwide demand for medical instruments.

    For more information on Catholic Health Initiatives, please visit: http://www.catholichealthinit.org/

    About Solos Endoscopy, Inc.:

    Solos Endoscopy, Inc. is a HealthCare technology company whose mission is to develop and market breakthrough technology, applications, medical devices and procedural techniques for the screening, diagnosis, treatment and management of medical conditions. Backed by technical support, Solos' sales team can help make the right buying decisions for the hospital, surgery center, or physician office with its catalog of FDA Approved products. Additional information is available on the Company's website at: http://www.solosendoscopy.com/.

    Safe Harbor: This release includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 27E of the Securities Act of 1934. Statements contained in this release that are not historical facts may be deemed to be forward-looking statements. Investors are cautioned that forward-looking statements are inherently uncertain. Actual performance and results may differ materially from that projected or suggested herein due to certain risks and uncertainties including, without limitation, ability to obtain financing and regulatory and shareholder approval for anticipated actions.

    Solos Endoscopy, Inc.

    CONTACT: Brian Neff of Big Apple Consulting USA, +1-407-389-5900,
    Investor Relations for Solos Endoscopy, Inc.

    Web Site: http://www.solosendoscopy.com/




    Shenandoah Telecommunications Company Reports Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results

    EDINBURG, Va., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (Shentel) announces financial and operating results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2009.

    Third Quarter 2009 Highlights Highlights for the quarter include: -- Revenue of $40.1 million, an increase of 7% from third quarter 2008 -- Net income of $6.3 million, which includes a net loss of $0.8 million from newly acquired cable operations undergoing upgrades -- PCS net subscriber additions of 3,286 -- Total PCS subscribers of 219,353, up 7% from September 30, 2008 -- EVDO high speed data services are now available to 94% of the population covered by our PCS network -- Added seven cell towers, 16 CDMA base stations, and 28 EVDO-enabled sites -- Completed upgrades in the recently acquired cable territories to 27% of the homes passed, and 100% of the homes passed in Shenandoah County cable territory

    President and CEO, Christopher E. French commented, "Despite a difficult economic environment, our company experienced solid operating results in the quarter, while continuing to invest in upgrading and improving all of our networks, especially PCS and the newly acquired cable operations. Development of and growth in these operations is an important part of our plans for long-term growth in earnings. During the quarter we continued to make improvements in our PCS network, further improving coverage and extending high speed data service to 94 percent of our covered population. We are fortunate that our financial strength has allowed us to continue to invest in growth at a time when many companies are retrenching, and we believe these investments position us well for when economic conditions improve."

    Consolidated Third Quarter Results

    For the quarter ended September 30, 2009, net income from continuing operations was $6.3 million compared to $7.4 million in third quarter 2008. The third quarter of 2009 included an after-tax loss of $0.8 million from the cable operations acquired in December 2008, which are undergoing upgrades. The Company's total revenues for third quarter 2009 were $40.1 million, compared to $37.4 million for the same quarter in 2008, an increase of 7%. Third quarter operating expenses increased to $29.5 million in 2009 from $24.9 million in 2008. The increase in revenues is primarily a result of higher revenues in our PCS unit and the revenues of the newly acquired cable operations. The increase in PCS revenues is a result of an increase in average PCS subscribers of 7%. The increase in operating expenses results from costs associated with the new cable operations, improvements and expansion of our PCS and fiber optic networks, and associated depreciation.

    Consolidated Nine Months Results

    For the nine months ended September 30, 2009, net income from continuing operations was $19.3 million compared to $20.8 million in the comparable 2008 period. Year-to-date, results for 2009 include a $1.9 million after-tax loss from the cable operations acquired in December of 2008. The Company's total revenues for the 2009 nine months were $120.4 million, compared to $107.3 million for the same period in 2008, an increase of 12%. Operating expenses increased to $86.1 million in the first nine months of 2009 from $71.8 million in the prior period. The increase in revenues is primarily a result of an increase in average PCS subscribers of 9% and the revenues of the newly acquired cable operations. Operating expenses increased due to costs associated with the new cable operations, improvements and expansion of our PCS and fiber optic networks, and associated depreciation.

    Cable TV Update

    The Company acquired cable assets and subscribers in West Virginia and Alleghany County, Virginia on December 1, 2008. In the third quarter of 2009, the acquisition added revenues of $2.6 million and expenses of $3.9 million, for an operating loss of $1.3 million. The acquired cable operations accounted for 68% of the decrease in consolidated operating income in third quarter 2009 compared to third quarter 2008. Following the upgrade of the network acquired in Alleghany County, Virginia, during the second quarter, the Company completed upgrades to the networks acquired in Franklin and Petersburg, West Virginia, during the third quarter of 2009. Through September 30, the Company had upgraded networks passing 27% of homes passed in our acquired service areas, and an additional 13% of homes passed have been upgraded since the end of the quarter. The Company expects to have 53% of homes passed upgraded by the end of the year. In addition, the Company has upgraded its cable network in Shenandoah County, Virginia, upgrading 100% of homes passed as of September 30, 2009. In total, the Company expects to have upgraded, as of December 31, 2009, approximately 65% of homes passed in our cable markets.

    Other Information

    The Company's third quarter 2009 capital expenditures were $12.1 million, down from $20.2 million in third quarter 2008. Capital expenditures primarily resulted from upgrades to the acquired cable networks and spending to expand our PCS network coverage and footprint. The Company expects capital spending to increase in the fourth quarter as the PCS network improvements are finished and cable network upgrade work increases. Spending should then begin to decline over the next several quarters as enhancements to the PCS network focus on success-based spending to address capacity issues, followed by reduced spending as planned cable network upgrades are completed.

    Cash and cash equivalents as of September 30, 2009 were $14.9 million, up from $5.2 million at December 31, 2008. The Company made scheduled repayments against debt facilities of $1.1 million during the third quarter. At September 30, 2009, the debt/equity ratio was 0.17; and debt as a percent of total assets was 11%. The amount available to the Company through its delayed draw term loan facility was $37.3 million as of September 30, 2009. Draws against this facility can be made through December 31, 2009. The Company continues to progress towards completing the sale of its Converged Services operations.

    The Company's Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.32 per share, payable December 1, 2009 to shareholders of record on November 10, 2009. This represents an increase of $0.02 per share, or 7%, over the 2008 dividend.

    About Shenandoah Telecommunications

    Shenandoah Telecommunications Company is a holding company that provides a broad range of telecommunications services through its operating subsidiaries. The Company is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol "SHEN." The Company's operating subsidiaries provide local and long distance telephone, Internet and data services, cable television, wireless voice and data services, alarm monitoring, and telecommunications equipment, along with many other associated solutions in the Mid-Atlantic United States.

    Teleconference Information: Wednesday, November 4, 2009 9:00 A. M. (ET) Domestic Dial in number: 1-800-441-0022 International Dial in number: 1-719-325-2106 Audio webcast: http://www.shentel.com/

    This release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to various risks and uncertainties. The Company's actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements as a result of unforeseen factors. A discussion of factors that may cause actual results to differ from management's projections, forecasts, estimates and expectations is available in the Company filings with the SEC. Those factors may include changes in general economic conditions, increases in costs, changes in regulation and other competitive factors.

    SHENANDOAH TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANY SUMMARY FINANCIAL INFORMATION (unaudited) (In thousands) Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets ------------------------------------- September 30, December 31, 2009 2008 ---- ---- Cash and cash equivalents $14,918 $5,240 Other current assets 35,886 67,181 Investments 8,666 8,388 Property, plant and equipment 367,325 328,172 Less accumulated depreciation and amortization 172,447 151,695 ------- ------- Net property, plant and equipment 194,878 176,477 Other assets, net 8,649 9,551 ----- ----- Total assets $262,997 $266,837 ======== ======== Current liabilities, exclusive of current maturities of long-term debt of $6,357 and $4,399, respectively $23,206 $19,986 Long-term debt, including current maturities 29,075 41,359 Total other liabilities 34,575 39,180 Total shareholders' equity 176,141 166,312 ------- ------- Total liabilities and shareholders' equity $262,997 $266,837 ======== ======== SHENANDOAH TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANY SUMMARY FINANCIAL INFORMATION (unaudited) (In thousands, except per share amounts) Condensed Consolidated Statements of Income ------------------------------------------- Three months ended Nine months ended September 30, September 30, ------------- ------------- 2009 2008 2009 2008 ---- ---- ---- ---- Revenues $40,115 $37,408 $120,356 $107,304 Cost of goods and services 13,703 10,712 39,452 31,394 Selling, general and administrative 7,692 7,724 22,569 21,052 Depreciation & amortization 8,151 6,484 24,116 19,304 ----- ----- ------ ------ Operating expenses 29,546 24,920 86,137 71,750 ------ ------ ------ ------ Operating income 10,569 12,488 34,219 35,554 Interest expense (193) (103) (1,128) (783) Other income (expense), net 296 (233) 246 (108) --- ---- --- ---- Income from continuing operations before income taxes 10,672 12,152 33,337 34,663 Income tax expense 4,326 4,774 14,019 13,881 ----- ----- ------ ------ Net income from continuing operations $6,346 $7,378 $19,318 $20,782 Loss from discontinued operations, net of taxes (39) (636) (10,484) (2,128) --- ---- ------- ------ Net income $6,307 $6,742 $8,834 $18,654 ====== ====== ====== ======= Basic and diluted income (loss) per share: Net income from continuing operations $0.27 $0.31 $0.81 $0.88 Loss from discontinued operations - (0.03) (0.44) (0.09) --- ----- ----- ----- Net income $0.27 $0.28 $0.37 $0.79 ===== ===== ===== =====

    Shenandoah Telecommunications Company

    CONTACT: Adele M. Skolits of Shenandoah Telecommunications Company,
    +1-540-984-5161

    Web Site: http://www.shentel.com/




    Juhl Wind, Inc. Completes New 20-Year Utility Contract for $46 Million Danielson Community Wind Farm

    WOODSTOCK, Minn., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Juhl Wind Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: JUHL), the Leader in Community Wind Power, today announced the recent execution of a 20-year, 19.8 MW Power Purchase Agreement between Danielson Wind Farms, LLC and Xcel Energy, the electric utility based in Minneapolis, MN. The Danielson Wind Farms, LLC Wind project will be a community-owned and operated, wind-driven electrical energy generation facility with plans to utilize twelve large wind turbines at an estimated cost of approximately $46 million.

    The project is located in Meeker County in West Central MN. It will consist of a locally controlled LLC made up of Meeker County residents and a to-be-determined tax equity partner. Juhl Wind Inc. has been assisting the local owners in the development of the project since the spring of last year and led the team to win a competitive request-for-proposal (RFP) issued by Xcel Energy. The Danielson Wind Farms, LLC wind project is proposing an online date in the 4th quarter of 2010. Juhl Wind will continue to serve as the project's developer and contractor.

    "The progression of the Danielson Wind Farms, LLC wind project is representative of the strong demand in the market for Community Wind farms," stated Dan Juhl, CEO of Juhl Wind. "Since going public with our increased awareness, we are receiving regular inquiries from groups of local owners like the good folks that make up the Danielson group. This is exactly what we hoped for when we went public at the end of June 2008. We want our friends in rural America to know that they don't have to turn their land over to large wind developers. Instead, they can work with us and own their own wind farm and keep a much larger share of the economic benefits for themselves and their neighbors."

    "While we are very focused on the construction of our 2009 wind farm projects, we continue to win new business in partnership with our local owner groups like Danielson," added John Mitola, President of Juhl Wind. "Obviously, the new projects that we will be announcing will set the stage for our revenue growth in 2010 and beyond and we will provide more information as the detailed timeframes are formulated over the next few months."

    About Juhl Wind Inc.

    Juhl Wind is an established leader in Community Based Wind Power development and management, focused on wind farm projects throughout the United States and Canada. Juhl Wind pioneered community-based wind farms, developing the currently accepted financial, operational and legal structure providing local ownership of medium-to-large scale wind farms. To date, the Company has completed 14 wind farm projects and provides operations management and oversight across the portfolio. Juhl Wind services every aspect of wind farm development from full development and ownership, general consultation, construction management and system operations and maintenance. With its acquisition of Next Generation Power Systems ("NextGen'), Juhl Wind now provides full sales and service to smaller, on-site wind and solar projects in addition to our larger Community Wind Farms. Juhl Wind is based in Woodstock, Minnesota and is traded on the OTCBB under the symbol JUHL.OB. Additional information is available at the Company's website at http://www.juhlwind.com/ or by calling 877-584-5946 (or 877-JUHLWIN).

    FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS

    This news release includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 including statements that reflect Juhl Wind's current expectations about its future results, performance, prospects and opportunities. Juhl Wind has tried to identify these forward-looking statements by using words and phrases such as "may," "will," "expects," "anticipates," "believes," "intends," "estimates," "plan," "should," "typical," "preliminary," "hope," or similar expressions. These forward-looking statements are based on information currently available to Juhl Wind and are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause Juhl Wind's actual results, performance, prospects or opportunities in the remainder of 2009 and beyond to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, these forward-looking statements and specifically those statements referring to new projects like the Danielson project mentioned herein. New projects are subject to large, third party risks that may not be in control of Juhl Wind including the availability of project equity, debt financing and wind turbines and risks associated with project timing. These risks are referenced in Juhl Wind's current 8K or as may be described from time to time in Juhl Wind's subsequent SEC filings; and such factors as incorporated by reference.

    Juhl Wind Inc.

    CONTACT: Juhl Wind Investor Relations, Jody Janson, iStockDaily, Inc.,
    +1-888-438-JUHL (5845), Fax: +1-585-232-5457, jody@istockdaily.com

    Web Site: http://www.juhlwind.com/




    Gomez and Savvis Present Webinar featuring Analyst James Staten Exploring the Challenges of Application Deployment and Performance in the Cloud"Cloud Computing Realities: Getting Past the Hype and Setting your Cloud Strategy"

    LEXINGTON, Mass., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Gomez, Inc. (http://www.gomez.com/), the leader in Web application experience management, is teaming with Savvis, Inc. to deliver a Webinar featuring Forrester Research Principal Analyst James Staten, that will equip IT executives and management with best practices for leveraging the benefits of cloud computing while maintaining superior end-user experiences.

    When: Tuesday, November 17, 2009, 2:00PM EST

    Presenters: Featured guest James Staten, Principal Analyst, Forrester Research, Inc.; Bryan Doerr, CTO, Savvis and Imad Mouline, CTO, Gomez, Inc.

    Who Should Attend: Mid to senior-level IT operations & infrastructure executives

    What: This complimentary Webinar will discuss the cloud landscape, application performance in the cloud, and successful cloud adoption strategies. Attendees will learn:

    -- How to determine which applications are best suited for cloud deployments -- A game plan for cloud adoption for the next 90 days and beyond -- How to use Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) delivery models to test more efficiently and better leverage internal computing resources -- Which techniques can improve your lifecycle management of cloud based applications -- Best practices to ensure optimum end-user performance of your cloud environment

    Why: Companies are increasingly demanding that Web applications "move to the cloud" to rein in IT costs, reduce server sprawl, and perhaps most importantly, help to ensure that your infrastructure is tuned to deliver an exceptional end-user experience for your customers. The challenge is to reap those benefits while ensuring top performance, keeping IT operations and development on the same page, and delivering enterprise level capabilities and scalability.

    Register: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/220335465 About Savvis

    Savvis, Inc. , is a global leader in outsourced internet infrastructure services for the enterprise. More than 4,000 customers, including 40% of the top 100 companies in the Fortune 500, use Savvis to reduce capital expense, improve service levels and harness the latest advances in cloud computing. For more information about Savvis, visit http://www.savvis.net/.

    About Gomez

    Gomez, Inc. (http://www.gomez.com/) is the leader in Web application experience management, providing an on-demand platform that organizations use to optimize the performance, availability, and quality of their Web and mobile applications. The Gomez platform identifies business-impacting issues by testing and measuring Web applications from the "outside-in" -- across all users, browsers, devices, and geographies -- using a global network of over 100,000 locations. The self-service Gomez platform integrates Web load testing, Web performance management, cross-browser testing, and Web performance business analysis. Over 2,500 customers worldwide, ranging from small companies to large enterprises -- including 12 of the top 20 most visited US Web sites -- use Gomez to increase revenue, build brand loyalty, and decrease costs.

    Gomez is a registered service mark of Gomez, Inc. All other trademarks and service marks are the property of their respective owners.

    Visit the Gomez Blog: http://blog.gomez.com/ Follow Gomez on Twitter: @Gomez_Inc Connect with Gomez on Facebook: http://companies.to/gomez/ Join the Gomez User Group on LinkedIn

    Available Topic Expert(s): For information on the listed expert(s), click appropriate link.

    Imad Mouline

    https://profnet.prnewswire.com/Subscriber/ExpertProfile.aspx?ei=69341

    Gomez, Inc.

    CONTACT: Samantha McGarry of Gomez, Inc., +1-781-778-2783,
    smcgarry@gomez.com

    Web Site: http://www.gomez.com/




    Corgenix to Host Conference Call to Discuss Fiscal 2010 First Quarter Results

    DENVER, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Corgenix Medical Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CONX), a worldwide developer and marketer of diagnostic test kits, will host a conference call on Thursday, November 12, 2009, at 4:00 PM EST to discuss the Company's financial and operating performance for the first quarter ended September 30, 2009, and the status of the Company's product development and marketing activities.

    Corgenix invites all those interested in hearing management's discussion of the annual results to join the call by dialing:

    US attendees: (800) 894-5910 International attendees: +1 785 424 1052 Conference code is: CORGENIX

    A question-and-answer session will follow the presentation by Corgenix management.

    A replay will be available for 30 days following the call by dialing (800) 723-0498 for US participants and +1 402 220 2652 for international participants.

    About Corgenix Medical Corporation

    Corgenix is a leader in the development and manufacturing of specialized diagnostic kits for immunology disorders, vascular diseases and bone and joint disorders, including the world's only non-blood-based test for aspirin effect. Corgenix diagnostic products are commercialized for use in clinical laboratories throughout the world. The company currently sells over 50 diagnostic products through a global distribution network and has significant experience advancing products through the FDA process. More information is available at http://www.corgenix.com/.

    Corgenix Medical Corporation

    CONTACT: Company, William Critchfield, Senior VP and CFO of Corgenix
    Medical Corp, +1-303-453-8903, wcritchfield@corgenix.com; or Media, Dan
    Snyders, Vice President, Public Relations Supervisor of Armada Medical
    Marketing, +1-303-623-1190, Ext. 230, dan@armadamedical.com, for Corgenix
    Medical Corporation

    Web Site: http://www.corgenix.com/

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