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2008-09-08 18:00:10

Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR), a global technology leader for fiber optics subsystems and network test systems, today announced that it will participate in the following upcoming events with the financial community. Date: Wednesday, September 10, 2008 Event: Jefferies 2nd Annual Technology Conference Location: New York, NY Time: 7:15 a.m. PT / 10:15 a.m. ET Speaker: Jerry Rawls, Executive Chairman Date: Thursday, September 11, 2008 Event: Deutsche Bank...

2008-09-01 12:00:05

Finisar Corporation, a provider of fiber optics subsystems and network test systems, has announced the completion of its merger with Optium Corporation, a designer and manufacturer of optical subsystems. Under the terms of the agreement, Optium stockholders will receive 6.26 shares of Finisar common stock for each Optium share. Finisar has also announced the appointment of Eitan Gertel, Optium's chairman and CEO, as CEO of Finisar and a member of its board, effective immediately. Jerry...

2008-08-29 15:00:19

Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR), a global technology leader for fiber optics subsystems and network test systems, today announced the successful completion of its combination with Optium Corporation (NASDAQ: OPTM). The transaction was approved yesterday by the stockholders of both companies. As of the close of today's trading day, Optium's stock will no longer trade on the NASDAQ GMX. Under the terms of the agreement, Optium stockholders will receive 6.262 shares of Finisar common stock...

2008-08-20 06:00:18

Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR), a technology leader in gigabit fiber optic solutions for high-speed networks, will announce financial results for its first fiscal quarter ended August 3, 2008 at the close of market on Monday, September 8, 2008. The announcement will be followed by Finisar's regular quarterly conference call with analysts and investors at 2:00 p.m. PDT/5:00 p.m. EDT. Subject to the approval of Finisar's combination with Optium Corporation at stockholder meetings of both...

2008-08-20 06:00:18

Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR), a technology leader in fiber optic solutions for high-speed networks, will host an Analyst and Investor Meeting on October 7, 2008, at The Metropolitan Club in New York City. Information regarding this event is summarized below: Location: Metropolitan Club One East 60th Street New York, NY 10022-1054 Schedule: 1:30-2:00pm Registration (James Room) 2:00-5:30pm Presentations (James Room) 5:30-7:30pm...

2008-07-23 12:01:22

By Lora Hines, The Press-Enterprise, Riverside, Calif. Jul. 22--California pharmacists are turning away some Medi-Cal patients whose prescriptions now cost more to fill than the state will cover. On July 1, the state implemented 10 percent across-the-board Medi-Cal payment cuts to most health care providers, including pharmacists, to save the state money and reduce its multibillion-dollar deficit. As a result, pharmacists started losing money on some Medi-Cal patients' prescriptions....

2006-01-06 16:34:54

By Arthur Spiegelman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Silken-voiced crooner Lou Rawls, whose career covered almost every form of black American music from gospel and blues to R&B, soul and jazz, died on Friday at age 72 after a battle with lung cancer, his spokesman said. The pioneering crossover artist with silky voice and a four-octave range was known for such signature hits as "You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine," "Lady Love" and "Love is a Hurtin' Thing." His 1960s "talking the...

2006-01-06 14:10:41

By Arthur Spiegelman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Silken-voiced crooner Lou Rawls, who started singing at age 7 in a gospel choir and grew into a beloved blues, jazz and R&B performer, died on Friday at age 72 after a battle with lung cancer, his spokesman said. Rawls, a singer with a four-octave range known for such signature hits as "You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine," "Lady Love" and "Love is a Hurtin' Thing," died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, spokesman Paul Shefrin...

2006-01-06 11:20:34

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Grammy-winning singer Lou Rawls died of lung cancer in Los Angeles on Friday, his spokesman said. A rhythm and blues crooner known for hits including "Lady Love," "You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine" and "Tobacco Road," Rawls passed away at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, spokesman Paul Shefrin said.


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  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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