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STEC Announces the Industry's Highest Capacity Industrial Grade USB Solid State Storage
NUREMBERG, Germany, Feb. 13, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Embedded World -- STEC, (pronounced "es tee ee see") which is changing its name from SimpleTech, Inc. (Nasdaq:STEC), today announced the availability of the USB Flash Disk Module, an important extension to STEC's broad list of solid-state flash drives for the embedded and industrial markets. With the increasing popularity of USB due to its efficient electrical and mechanical interface and improved performance over legacy IDE, embedded USB storage is the next logical step in the evolution of embedded Flash solutions. STEC's USB Flash Disk Module addresses this market trend by combining a standard USB 2.0 interface with the latest Single Level Cell NAND Flash technology in an embedded form factor. The USB Flash Disk Module is ideal for system designers seeking a solid state storage solution that provides uncompromising reliability, short design cycles, ease of integration and fast time to market. STEC will showcase the USB Flash Disk Module at the Embedded World Conference, February 13-15, 2007 at Exhibition Centre Nuremberg in Nuremberg (Hall 10, Stand 10-535).
Actavis Strengthens Its Position in India
REYKJAVIK, Iceland, Feb. 13, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Actavis Group (ICEX:ACT), the international generic pharmaceuticals company, announced today that it has acquired the API (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient) division of Sanmar Specialty Chemicals Ltd (SSCL), a subsidiary of the Sanmar Group based in Chennai, Southern India. The acquisition price is not disclosed.