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XBoard Submitted to EPA Testing Lab
TORRANCE, Calif., July 5, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- CyberAds Inc. (OTCBB:CYAD) reported today that the manufacturer of XBoard, Aqua Xtremes, today submitted their engine to a certified EPA/CARB lab for testing. Upon completion of the testing process, the results will be submitted to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and California Air Resources Lab (CARB) for approval and certification.
Calypso Wireless, Inc.
Calypso Wireless Completes Demonstration on its Dual Mode WiFi/GSM-GPRS VoIP Cellular Phone
MIAMI LAKES, Fla., July 5, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Calypso Wireless, Inc. (Pink Sheets:CLYW), an emerging leader in advanced wireless telecommunications technology, announced today that they have successfully completed a demonstration with Ecutel with its dual mode C1250i Wi-Fi-GSM-GPRS VoIP cellular phone. The Calypso mobile phone, which utilizes the Microsoft VoIP SIP Client operating system, was able to successfully interconnect with CISCO Systems networking equipment using Ecutel telephony network systems.
Royal Numico NV
Numico Completes Optimisation European Baby Food Manufacturing Platform
SCHIPHOL AIRPORT, Netherlands, July 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Royal Numico N.V. announces that it has now successfully closed all of the eight plants that formed part of the company's Baby Food manufacturing rationalisation plan in Europe. Numico has successfully closed the last two plants that formed part of project Focus, the plan to optimise the company's Baby Food manufacturing base in Europe. The plant in Friedrichsdorf (Germany) was closed in May, followed by the plant in Wells (UK) which was closed last week. All of the plant closures have been executed according to plan without any form of disruption and within the envisaged time table. The majority of related employees have already found alternative forms of employment.
Fortis Acquires Full Ownership of 89.34 Percent of Disbank
BRUSSELS, Belgium, July 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Further to the approval of the transaction by all the relevant Turkish regulatory and governmental authorities, Fortis has acquired today full ownership of 89.34% of the shares of Disbank from the majority shareholders - Dogan Holding, Dogan family and the two pension funds of Disbank - for the agreed price of EUR 880 million (985 million at 100%) subject to price adjustment.As announced on 12 April 2005, Fortis will also make a public bid for the remaining 10.66% of Disbank's shares. The details and timing of the bid will be determined in compliance with the requirements of the Turkish capital market supervisor (the Capital Market Board) and the other relevant regulatory authorities.
Crew Gold Corporation
MOU Signed on Mindoro Nickel Project
LONDON, July 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Crew Gold Corporation (Pink Sheets:CRUGF) (TSX:CRU) (F:KNC) (OL:CRU) is pleased to announce that its 100% owned subsidiary, Crew Minerals AS ("Crew") and affiliated Philippine companies on July 1st, 2005 signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Jilin JIEN Nickel Industry Corporation ("Jilin") relating to the cooperative development of Crew's Mindoro Nickel Project ("MNP").
AB Lindex Divests the Twilfit chain
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Lindex has signed an agreement with a consortium led by Anders Arnborger for the sale of its Twilfit operation. The sale means that Lindex will divest 38 wholly-owned Twilfit stores, 10 franchise stores and the Twilfit brand name. The transfer of the operation will take place on 1 September 2005. Ahead of the transfer, Twilfit will be restructured into a separate company within the Lindex Group. Thereafter, the consortium will take over the running of Twilfit. All of the approximately 250 staff in the stores involved will be offered employment in the new company.
Novo Nordisk A/S
Novo Nordisk A/S -- Treasury Stock
BAGSVAERD, Denmark, July 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- In continuation of the company's announcements dated 30 April 2004 and 28 April 2005 concerning a planned share repurchase programme, and pursuant to Section 204.33 of the New York Stock Exchange Listed Company Manual, this is to report that Novo Nordisk A/S (NYSE:NVO) and its wholly-owned affiliates on 30 June 2005 owned 27,937,407 of its own B shares of DKK 2, corresponding to a total nominal value of DKK 55,874,814 or 7.88% of the total share capital.