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JetBlue Airways Corporation
Photo Release -- JetBlue Announces Major Service Expansion From Boston's Logan International Airport
BOSTON, Oct. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq:JBLU) today announced a major expansion of service from Boston's Logan International Airport to five new cities, including up to 10 new flights to New York's JFK International Airport; and additional new daily service to Austin, Texas; Nassau, The Bahamas; Richmond, Va.; and West Palm Beach, Fla. With this new service to New York's JFK, Bostonians will also benefit from expanded new connecting flight opportunities to 27 cities, including 15 previously unserved destinations, including Phoenix, Ariz.; San Diego, Calif.; Aquadilla, Ponce and San Juan, Puerto Rico; and Santiago, Dominican Republic. JetBlue will triple the number of destinations for Bostonians by April 6, 2006.
Ethos Environmental, Inc.
Victor Industries Inc. is to Merge With FSP China
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Victor Industries (OTCBB:VICI) has entered into merger negotiations with broadband solution provider Zhejiang Fibersense Communications Technology Co. Ltd. (FSP China). Executives have found significant mutual benefits to explore the potential merger of the two companies. To that end, negotiations expected to come to fruition early in the New Year have begun.
Boliden Secures its Swedish Power Supply
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- A new long-term partnership agreement with Skelleftea Kraft will enable Boliden to ensure that its electricity supply is secure until 2015. The agreement covers all of Boliden's operations in Sweden, which account for around 40 percent of the company's total energy consumption.
Svafa Gronfeldt Appointed Deputy to the CEO of Actavis Group
REYKJAVIK, Iceland, Oct. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Svafa Gronfeldt has been appointed Deputy to the CEO of Actavis Group. Svafa joined Actavis in 2004 as Chief Executive of Strategy and Organisational Development. Her responsibility is to ensure that strategy and structure of the company is effectively developed and to manage projects designed to enhance efficiency and performance. Svafa will act as the CEO's representative and continuous to be a member of Actavis Executive Board.
Trigen Completes Eur 26.5 Million Financing Round
MUNICH, Germany and LONDON, Oct. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Trigen Holdings AG, the cardiovascular drug discovery and development company, today announced the completion of a 26.5m euro (US$31.9m) financing round with an international syndicate of new and existing investors. Wellington Partners (Munich, Germany), with insiders HealthCap (Stockholm, Sweden) and 3i (London, UK), co-led the round which included SR One (the venture investment subsidiary of GSK, Pennsylvannia, USA), Quintiles PharmaBio Development (North Carolina, USA), Quest for Growth (Leuven, Belgium), BIT (London, UK) and Merifin (Brussels, Belgium) along with other private investors.
Vodafone Sverige AB
Vodafone Sweden Introduces BlackBerry Connect for Nokia and Sony Ericsson Mobile Phones
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Vodafone Sweden is now extending its `BlackBerry(R) from Vodafone' portfolio with the addition of three mobile phones that support popular BlackBerry(R) services developed by Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq:RIMM) (TSX: RIM). Vodafone Sweden's business customers that today use the Nokia 9500 Communicator, Nokia 9300 Smartphone or Sony Ericsson P910i can now also use BlackBerry Connect(TM) to manage their e-mail while on the go. Vodafone Sweden is also launching a new BlackBerry offering designed for small businesses that have their own e-mail servers.
Energy Source, Inc.
Bancorp International Group Inc. Gives Update
NEW YORK, Oct. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Bancorp International Group Inc. ("BCIT") (Pink Sheets:BCIT) today announced that it is currently in the process of attempting to restructure its capital base as a consequence of events effecting the company over the last eight months. The group's CEO, Mr. Thomas Megas stated that, this process, if completed will address BCIT 's prime responsibility to its legal shareholders, make the company's shares tradeable and remove counterfeit shares in circulation. These time consuming measures are the necessary steps essential to the company achieving its objectives of completing its filings and effecting a reverse merger.
Trilogy Capital Partners, Inc.
Web Alert: Biophan Technologies, Callisto Pharmaceuticals, MIV Therapeutics and Xenomics to Present at Trilogy Capital's Biotechnology Forum Today at 12:00 noon ET
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Key executives and spokespersons from emerging growth smallcap companies Biophan Technologies (OTCBB:BIPH), Callisto Pharmaceuticals (AMEX:KAL), MIV Therapeutics (OTCBB:MIVT) and Xenomics (OTCBB:XNOM) will present strategic overviews and other investor-specific background in an online webcast of Trilogy Capital Partners' Biotechnology Forum, scheduled to start at 12 noon Eastern, October 11, 2005.
Sectra Launches New PACS Release Optimized for Very Large Data Sets
LINKOPING, Sweden, Oct. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sectra, a major provider of enterprise and imaging center PACS, is launching a new release of Sectra PACS (Picture Archiving and Communication System). The new version provides enhanced capabilities for efficient image management of very large data sets.