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Magma Design Automation
Magma Acquires Sabio Labs, Enhances Titan Mixed-Signal Design Platform
SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 27, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Magma(r) Design Automation Inc. (Nasdaq:LAVA), a provider of chip design solutions, announced today it has acquired Sabio Labs, a provider of state-of-the-art analog IP process migration technology. Sabio Labs technology will be incorporated into the Titan(tm) Mixed-Signal Design Platform to provide a comprehensive solution for analog IP process migration and mixed-signal design.
Foundry Networks, Inc.
Foundry Networks Announces NAP Interoperability for Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
SANTA CLARA, Calif. and LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Foundry Networks(r), Inc. (Nasdaq:FDRY), a performance and total solutions leader for end-to-end switching and routing, today announced that its Layer 2/3 10 gigabit Ethernet-ready switches deliver Network Access Protection (NAP) interoperability with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista. Foundry(tm) will be promoting Windows Server 2008 interoperability and standards-based 802.1x security, as well as support of other key Microsoft products and initiatives at Microsoft's "Heroes Happen Here" launch event at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Foundry will be joining the worldwide launch and rollout of Windows Server 2008, Visual Studio 2008, and SQL Server 2008 at the kickoff in Los Angeles on Feb. 27, 2008, as well as a following event in Washington, D.C. on March 25, 2008.
Hybrid Coating Technologies Inc.
EPOD Closes $5 Million, Pre-IPO Private Placement
RENO, Nev., Feb. 27, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- EPOD International Inc. (the "Company," "EPOD") (Pink Sheets:EPOI) (Frankfurt:EDU) announces that, following the completion of the reorganization, EPOD International's successor company, EPOD Solar, has closed a $5,000,000 pre-IPO private placement of units as part of its overall pre-IPO financing. Each unit consisted of $1,000 principal amount of debentures and 667 warrants at a price of $1,000 per unit. The Debentures have a three-year term, bear interest at 12% per annum and are convertible into common shares of EPOD Solar at a price of $1.50 if EPOD Solar completes an IPO by no later than May 12, 2009 or the lesser of $1.20 and a 10% discount to the last private placement price if such an IPO is not completed. The debentures are also subject to a 10% penalty if an IPO is not completed by May 12, 2009. The warrants have a term that expires one year following the closing of an IPO and are exercisable at $3.00 per share.
Geary Interactive Recognized as 'Best Place to Work' for Second Year in a Row
SAN DIEGO, Feb. 27, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Geary Interactive, a full-service digital marketing agency, has been named for its consecutive year one of the best places to work in San Diego by the San Diego Business Journal. Creating a positive work environment for employees, the award recognizes the company's achievements in attracting and retaining employees through a combination of benefits, working conditions and corporate culture.
Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corp.
Integra LifeSciences Introduces Titanium Skull Pins for Intra-Operative Brain Surgery
PLAINSBORO, N.J., Feb. 27, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq:IART) announced today the introduction of the next generation of MAYFIELD(R) skull pins. Manufactured from high grade titanium, the new MAYFIELD(R) skull pins are specifically designed for use with the MAYFIELD(R) cranial stabilization system. The MAYFIELD(R) system is designed to maintain the stability of a patient's head during brain surgery. The MAYFIELD(R) skull pins have received FDA clearance in the United States, as well as CE Mark Certification in the European Union.
Photo Release -- Unified Grocers Directors Re-Elect Lou Amen Chairman of the Board, Name Change for Company Approved by Membership
SEATTLE, Feb. 27, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Directors of Unified Grocers, Inc., the largest retailer-owned wholesale grocery cooperative in the western United States, re-elected Louis A. Amen, Chairman of the Board, Super A Foods, Inc., Los Angeles, as Unified's Chairman of the Board in conjunction with the Company's Annual Shareholders Meeting, held Feb. 12, 2008 at the Museum of Flight, Seattle, Wash.