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ACI Worldwide, Inc.
ACI Money Transfer System Ready for SEPA Direct Debits
NEW YORK, May 20, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- ACI Worldwide, Inc. (Nasdaq:ACIW), a leading international provider of software for electronic payment systems, today announced that the ACI Money Transfer System(tm) has been comprehensively tested for SEPA direct debits. The Money Transfer System was tested in conjunction with a major European payments processing bank.
Magma Design Automation
Magma Introduces Hydra -- Next-Generation, Highly Flexible Automated Floorplan Synthesis Product Delivers Superior Predictability and Productivity
SAN JOSE, Calif., May 20, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Magma(r) Design Automation Inc. (Nasdaq:LAVA), a provider of chip design software, today announced Hydra(tm), an automated floorplan synthesis and hierarchical design planning product with physical optimization capabilities that delivers superior predictability. Unlike existing floorplanning and prototyping tools, Hydra takes timing, power, congestion and area into consideration and generates an implementation-ready floorplan, reducing turnaround time of very large designs. Hydra combines automated chip planning, automated partitioning and physical block shaping, top-level clock-tree generation and time budgeting for block-level implementation, dramatically improving designer productivity. Unlike traditional approaches that require manual macro placement, Hydra is the first product to offer a fully automated shape-aware and congestion-aware macro placer, enabling rapid and optimal placement of macros without time-consuming manual interventions.
EMS Technologies, Inc.
EMS SATCOM Introduces eNfusion System 6 and System 7
GENEVA, Switzerland, May 20, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- EMS SATCOM, a division of EMS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:ELMG), introduced its new SwiftBroadband equipment bundles, eNfusion(tm) System 6 and eNfusion System 7 at EBACE today. The two systems, which are SwiftBroadband communications packages, offer high-quality airborne voice, data and Internet connectivity designed to appeal to a broad range of business jet owners and operators.
JetBlue Airways Corporation
JetBlue Announces Jetting to Green Environmental Initiatives
NEW YORK, May 20, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- JetBlue Airways Corporation (Nasdaq:JBLU) today announces Jetting to Green - a suite of initiatives designed to reduce the airline's environmental impact and make a difference within the company, the airline industry and the communities it serves. Jetting to Green offers JetBlue customers the opportunity to offset carbon dioxide emissions generated by their travel through an instrumental partnership with Carbonfund.org. The airline is also partnering with Airbus, Honeywell Aerospace and International Aero Engines to pursue development of a sustainable second-generation biofuel for use in commercial aircraft. The companies' joint activity will help develop renewable energy technology to convert vegetation- and algae-based oils into aviation fuels.
Buy.com First Quarter Profit Increases 138 Percent
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., May 20, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Buy.com(r), the Internet Superstore(tm), today announced record profits for the first quarter of 2008 of $1.4 million compared to $568k in the first quarter of 2007. This reflects Buy.com's sixth consecutive profitable quarter.