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Buffalo Technology (USA), Inc.
Buffalo Technology Continues to Provide Superior Wireless Solutions With a High Power Wireless Ethernet Converter
NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Digital Life -- Booth No. 107 -- Buffalo Technology, a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of wired and wireless networking, storage and memory solutions, announced today the AirStation Turbo G High Power Wireless Ethernet Converter with a 4-port switch (WLI-TX4-G54HP). The product offers wireless connectivity to any device with an Ethernet port including printers, scanners, gaming consoles and entertainment devices. The product includes a 4-port 10/100 Auto-Sensing switch so now up to four wired devices can simultaneously connect to a wireless network.
Ringo, Inc. Launches into $40 Billion Worldwide Market
BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 14, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ringo, Inc. (Pink Sheets:RGOI), a publicly traded company, announced today the company's mission to provide location-based services (LBS) to the 190 million cellular phone users in the United States. Ringo's initial service will concentrate on creating a network of paid transportation companies that will be linked through wireless technologies to provide consumers with location-based taxi and towing services.
Volvo Invitation to Press and Teleconference
GOTEBORG, Sweden, Oct. 14, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Volvo hereby invites the media to a press conference on Tuesday, October 25 in conjunction with the release of the Volvo Group's report on the third quarter 2005.
Elekta Carries Outs 3:1 Share Split
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 14, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- In accordance with a decision at the Annual General Meeting, effective Monday October 17, 2005, the Elekta share will be traded following a 3:1 split.
Volvo to Sell Celero Support Service Company
GOTEBORG, Sweden, Oct. 14, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- AB Volvo is selling the Group's service company Celero Support AB to Coor Service Management for SEK 680 M less the company's net debt, which currently amounts to approx SEK 130 M. The sale will result in a capital gain for Volvo of about SEK 450 M.
Galapagos Featured in Leading Drug Discovery Journal
MECHELEN, Belgium, Oct. 14, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Galapagos NV, a genomics-based drug discovery company, announces that an article presenting the Company's approach to target discovery will appear in the October 15, 2005 issue of Drug Discovery Today, a top-ranking review journal in the field of drug discovery research. The paper, entitled "Biology calls the targets: combining RNAi and disease biology", gives insight into how Galapagos applies its proprietary RNA interference (RNAi) technology. Furthermore, the article explains how this biology-driven approach can be used to functionally validate drug targets for major human diseases."Galapagos has built extensive expertise in using RNAi to discover and validate novel drug targets in a wide range of disease areas. Our scientists were invited to present our protein knock-down technology using adenovirus-based RNAi libraries to discover new targets in human primary cells," said Onno van de Stolpe, CEO of Galapagos. "There is particularly strong interest in RNAi in the pharmaceutical industry and we believe targets identified using our approach could improve overall success rates in the drug discovery process. The confidence is underscored by the fact that our pharmaceutical partners have taken targets identified using this biology-driven strategy, forward into their internal drug discovery programs."
SAS Technical Services Takes Off with Intentia
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 14, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Intentia International AB (publ) (XSSE:INT B), the global enterprise provider for the manufacturing, distribution and maintenance industries announces that SAS Technical Services is investing in Intentia Application Suite in order to further reinforce the company's position as a leading supplier of overall solutions for maintenance and the provision of spare parts to global airline companies.
Occidental Petroleum Corp.
Occidental To Discuss Vintage Acquisition In Conference Call
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) will hold a conference call on Friday, October 14, 2005, to discuss its acquisition of Vintage Petroleum. The conference call, which will begin at 6:00 a.m. Pacific, may be accessed by calling 1-888-873-8496. The conference call also can be heard live on the company's website, www.oxy.com.