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Valentine's Day Romance with Dianne deWitt
RIDGEWOOD, N.J., Feb. 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- What do women really want for Valentine's Day? If you guessed flowers, candy, a romantic dinner or even jewels, think again. A national survey of women 18-70, conducted by Passion Marketing Research Associates, reveals that 62% want a handwritten love letter, sealed in an envelope and mailed or delivered.
Calypso Wireless, Inc.
Calypso Wireless to Demonstrate the C1250i Wi-Fi-GSM VoIP Skype Calls Connectivity Cellular Phones on Telefonica Mobile Network
MIAMI LAKES, Fla, Feb. 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Calypso Wireless, Inc. (Pink Sheets:CLYW), a leader in advanced wireless telecommunications technology, announced today that Calypso will demonstrate at the 3GSM World Congress 2006 trade show in Barcelona, Spain from February 13 to 16 2006, the Calypso ASNAP(tm) C1250i Wi-Fi-GSM Dual Mode VoIP Smart cellular phone, which runs on a Intel PXA series application processor and Microsoft WinCE 5.0 operating system, interconnecting with Skype for its long distance calls.
Deutsche Bank AG's Holdings in Metso Increased to 5.15 Percent
HELSINKI, Finland, Feb. 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Metso Corporation has been informed about a change in the holding of Deutsche Bank AG and its subsidiary companies of the paid up share capital of Metso Corporation. On February 7, 2006, Deutsche Bank AG and its subsidiary companies were in possession of 7,296,610 Metso shares to which they had the dispositive rights. This holding represents 5.15 percent of the paid up share capital of Metso Corporation.
Telenor is Changing -- Launches New Brand Identity
OSLO, Norway, Feb. 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- On Thursday, Telenor launched a new visual profile. A symbol of movement and change, the new logo signals the ongoing work of strengthening customer orientation in all parts of Telenor. The new Telenor brand identity also stands out in a competitive international market. Coinciding with the launch in Norway, the Telenor companies Sonofon and Cybercity in Denmark and Pannon in Hungary have adopted the same visual profile. The companies maintain their strong brand names. The launch of Telenor's new brand identity is a milestone that marks that Telenor has become a major international group. Telenor is growing rapidly abroad, and more than half of the Group's employees now work outside Norway.
AMERCO / U-Haul
AMERCO Reports Third Quarter Financial Results
RENO, Nev., Feb. 8, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- AMERCO (Nasdaq:UHAL), the parent of U-Haul International, Inc., Oxford Life Insurance Company, Republic Western Insurance Company and Amerco Real Estate Company, today reported net earnings available to common shareholders for its third quarter ending December 31, 2005, of $11.9 million or $0.57 per share, compared with net earnings of $18.3 million, or $0.88 per share for the same period last year. Earnings for the quarter ended December 31, 2004, included nonrecurring, after-tax litigation settlement proceeds of $1.56 per share. Taking these after-tax litigation settlement proceeds in effect, the adjusted earnings per share for the quarter ended December 31, 2004 was a loss of $0.68 per share.
phoenix|x-ray Systems + Services, Inc.
New Compact Computed Tomography X-Ray System With Submicron Resolution from phoenix-x-Ray
ANAHEIM, Calif., Feb. 8, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- phoenix-x-ray Systems + Services Inc., today at APEX introduced to the North American market a new, high resolution computed tomography x-ray analysis system in a compact package, the nanotom(r). The nanotom(r) is a 160 kV nanofocus(tm) computed tomography system that is tailored completely for the special needs of material science, micro mechanics, electronics and biological applications. A complete and working system is on display in the company's booth No. 2317 at APEX the rest of the week.