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Cytomedix Announces Favorable Results From Diabetic Foot Ulcer Clinical Trial
ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec. 14, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Cytomedix, Inc. (AMEX:GTF), a biotechnology company specializing in the research, development, licensing and systems for treating non-healing chronic wounds including diabetic ulcers, announced today that the audit of its clinical investigational sites and trial results for diabetic foot ulcers has been completed. The Company undertook this audit with the assistance of an independent consultant, a former Food and Drug Administration branch chief responsible for Bio-Research Monitoring.
PCS Edventures!.com, Inc.
PCS Edventures! Announces International Market Expansion
BOISE, Idaho, Dec. 14, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- PCS Edventures! (OTCBB:PCSV) today announced that its representatives will be flying to London in January and attending the BETT show, one of the world's largest educational conferences dedicated to Information and Computer Technology (ICT). "Our products are perfect for the European market," said Joe Egusquiza, International Sales Manager, "And we have already established several successful pilot sites in the UK, Portugal, Italy, and Germany." Meetings with existing and potential selected partners in manufacturing, distribution, sales, and support in this $800M market have been arranged to take place at the BETT conference and PCS expects to complete a strong European market entry plan by the end of January.
Johan Lindgren New CEO of Vodafone Sweden
OSLO, Norway, Dec. 14, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Deputy CEO and CFO of Bredbandsbolaget has been nominated for the position as new CEO of Vodafone Sweden, as Telenor creates Nordic platform. In line with its strategy to strengthen its position in the Nordic telecommunications market, Telenor acquired Vodafone Sweden in November 2005. The transaction is subject to approval from relevant competition authorities, and Johan Lindgren will take up his new position as CEO of Vodafone Sweden as soon as such approval is secured. Lindgren joins Vodafone from Bredbandsbolaget where he has served as Deputy CEO and CFO. Telenor acquired Bredbandsbolaget previously this year.
miNetwork Group, Inc.
miNetwork Completes First U.S. School System Installation
LAS VEGAS, Dec. 14, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- miNetwork Group, Inc. (Pink Sheets:MWKG) is pleased to announce that it has completed the installation and training of the Crutcho School System, in Oklahoma City. The services that are now available to each classroom, the teachers and Board members, include miOffice, miPhone and miVideo, all from a single unified login page on the miOffice suite. These services will allow teachers, parents and Board members to communicate more effectively as they now have a unified communication system in each classroom, with video conferencing capability and the ability for the teachers, parents and students to create work groups and share documents from any location with an Internet connection.
Fidelity Management Research Corporation's Holdings in Metso to 4.97 Percent
HELSINKI, Finland, Dec. 14, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Metso Corporation has been informed about a decrease in the holding of Fidelity Management Research Corporation and its subsidiaries of the paid up share capital of Metso Corporation. On December 12, 2005, Fidelity Management Research Corporation and its subsidiaries owned a total of 7,043,800 Metso shares, which corresponds to 4.97 percent of the paid up share capital and voting rights of Metso Corporation.
Metso to Supply World's Highest Capacity Pulp Drying Line to Suzano Bahia Sul in Brazil
HELSINKI, Finland, Dec. 14, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Metso Paper will deliver a pulp drying line including three complete baling lines to Suzano Bahia Sul Papel e Celulose S.A. in Brazil. The world's highest capacity drying line is a part of Suzano Bahia Sul's expansion project at the Mucuri mill in the state of Bahia. The value of the order is approximately EUR 100 million. Start-up is scheduled for the second half of 2007.
Hydro's Acquisition of Spinnaker Completed
OSLO, Norway, Dec. 14, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- A special shareholders' meeting of U.S.-based Spinnaker Exploration Company today adopted the merger agreement with Norsk Hydro ASA, approved by the Board of Directors of both companies in September.