AsiaNet Daily Summary - Press Releases for Friday, September 8

General Press Releases Friday September 8, 2006 16:10
GAMBLING SURVEY...
NEW YORK: eCOGRA (eCommerce and Online Gambling Regulation and Assurance) www.ecogra.org, the player protection and
standards authority of online gambling, announces the launch ofits much anticipated Global Online Gambler Survey.
www.ecogra.org
www.ecogra.org/playersurvey
MESA AIR...
PHOENIX: Mesa Air Group, Inc. has announced the appointment of Paul Skellon to the position of VP Corporate Communications and International Operations.
www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/19990210/LAW065
PEPSICO WEBCAST...
PURCHASE, New York: PepsiCo, Inc. has announced that its third-quarter 2006 earnings conference call and slide
presentation for financial analysts and investors will be webcast live over the internet on Thursday, October 12, 2006 at
11 a.m. (ET).
www.pepsico.com
DESIGNS UNVEILED...
NEW YORK: In an exceptional assemblage of international architectural talent, Governor George E. Pataki, New York State
Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, World Trade Center Developer Larry A. Silverstein and architects Lord Norman Foster, Lord
Richard Rogers and Fumihiko Maki gathered at 7 World Trade Center to unveil designs for the three World Trade Center
towers that will rise along the site's eastern edge, forming what will be the heart of a revitalized Downtown Manhattan's
retail, transportation and office corridor.
www.wtc.com
HIGH-SPEED INTERNET...
WICHITA FALLS, Texas and RICHARDSON, Texas: Xanadoo is pleased to announce the launch of its revolutionary new
wireless high-speed Internet service in Wichita Falls, Texas using pre-mobile WiMAX 802.16e equipment from Navini Networks.
www.navini.com
www.Xanadoo.com
COMPATIBLE SOLUTION...
CAMARILLO and SAN JOSE, California: Power-One, Inc. and Micrel Inc. have jointly announced availability of a Z-One
compatible solution for low-current applications.
www.micrel.com
www.power-one.com
COGNOS EARNINGS...
OTTAWA and BURLINGTON, Massachusetts: Cognos has reported that second quarter fiscal year 2007 earnings estimates are
expected to exceed the company's business outlook announced on July 21, and announced its plan to accelerate the improvement
of its operating margin.
www.cognos.com
www.cognos.com/company/investor/events/0907
REUTERS ANNOUNCES...
MANILA: Reuters has announced that the Philippine Dealing Exchange Corporation has appointed it as the official
distributor of spot dollar-peso foreign exchange and domesticfixed income data.
www.reuters.com
XENICAL IMPROVES...
SYDNEY: The weight loss medication Xenical (orlistat) has been shown to significantly reduce weight and improve the
control of glucose levels in the blood (glycaemia) beyond the impact of weight loss alone in overweight and obese people with
type 2 diabetes, according to study results presented at the International Congress on Obesity (ICO) in Sydney, Australia.
www.roche.com
www.managingyourweight.com
www.who.int
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