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Five Consumer Tips for Beating the Rising Cost of `Everything'
SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Sept. 15, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- First it was spiraling gas prices that are stabilizing, but still high. Now consumers are told to expect post-Hurricane Katrina increases in coffee, sugar and other common consumer items. While consumers are often more concerned with longer-term savings issues, the prospect of paying more for numerous everyday products has them thinking in the short term about curbing daily and weekly expenses on even relatively inexpensive items.
QLogic Ships 500,000th Blade Server HBA Port
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Sept. 15, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- QLogic(r) Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), the leader in Fibre Channel host bus adapters (HBAs), today announced the company shipped its 500,000th blade server HBA port. This milestone, along with the recently announced achievement of shipping 20,000 blade server switches, underscores the explosive growth of blade servers and the pervasive deployment of QLogic SANs embedded in blade servers.
Yard Sale Moves Corporate Office and Names New Management
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 15, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Total Identity Corp ("TIC") (Pink Sheets:TIDC) announced today that it is moving the corporate office to North Carolina and naming new management for its wholly owned subsidiary, Yard Sale Drop Off(tm) ("YSDO"), a trading assistant and Power Seller with eBay (Nasdaq "EBAY"), in preparation for the planned spin-off.
Boliden: New Nickel Plant at the Ronnskar Smelter
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 15, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Boliden (TSE:BLS) invests SEK 48 million in an evaporator for nickel sulphate at the Ronnskar copper smelter in Skelleftea. The production facility will double the smelter's nickel sulphate production capacity and enhance its flexibility in terms of processing raw materials containing nickel.
XA Produces the 46th Annual Apollo Awards on September 15, 2005
CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- XA, Inc. (XA) (OTCBB:XAIN), a major national event marketing firm that serves many Fortune 500 companies, reports that one of its wholly-owned subsidiaries has been selected by the Summer & Casual Furniture Manufacturers Association (SCFMA) and Merchandise Mart Properties Inc. (MMPI) as the event production agency for the Annual Apollo Awards dinner at the Navy Pier Grand Ballroom in Chicago, Illinois on September 15, 2005.
Cygnus eTransactions Group, Inc.
Cygnus Adds Event Management Technology
ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 15, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Cygnus eTransactions Group, Inc. (Pink Sheets:CYGT) today announced it has added new functionality to its existing ticketing and reservation system specifically developed to digitize many labor intensive processes commonly associated with special events. New features include online registration for players, participants, volunteers and officials, as well as sponsorship packages with online distribution of individual tickets, passes and entitlements. The Company claims that the system's new capabilities make event management significantly easier, while enabling detailed data about patrons to be captured and analyzed at a level that is not currently available.
Your favourite artists in your mobile -- TeliaSonera and Sony Ericsson Joint Mobile Music Box
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 15, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- TeliaSonera and Sony Ericsson are jointly sponsoring the Nordic Music Awards, an annual music event with leading Nordic and international music artists. Together the two companies will be offering a ``Mobile Music Box" with the latest music enabled Sony Ericsson mobile phones, Telia and NetCom mobile subscriptions along with exclusive music and artist related content. The Nordic Music Awards will take place in Copenhagen on October 29 with a gala show to be broadcast live on TV in Denmark, Norway and Sweden.