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JetBlue Airways Corporation
JetBlue Airways Reports May Traffic
NEW YORK, June 6, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- JetBlue Airways Corporation (Nasdaq:JBLU) reported today that its traffic in May increased 11.3 percent from May 2005, on a capacity increase of 21.9 percent. Load factor for May 2006 was 79.1 percent, a decrease of 7.5 points from May 2005. JetBlue's preliminary completion factor was 99.8 percent and its on-time(1) performance was 81.7 percent.
ON24 Expands Podcasting to Include Video Podcasts
SAN FRANCISCO, June 6, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- ON24 Inc., the global leader in webcasting and video communication solutions, announced the availability of video Podcasts (MP4 format) with its video webcasts and LeadVantage(sm) lead generation system.
Photo Release -- SimpleTech Launches Its Pininfarina-Styled Portable Drives Into Major Electronics and Office Supply Retail Stores Nationwide
SANTA ANA, Calif., June 6, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- SimpleTech, Inc. (Nasdaq:STEC), a designer, developer, manufacturer and marketer of custom and open-standard memory solutions based on Flash memory and DRAM technologies, and external storage solutions, today announced the launch of its new line of sleek, sporty Pininfarina-designed portable drives. Rollout of the new line of portables to SimpleTech's retail customers is expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2006. On completion, the portable drives will be available in more than 4,000 major retail electronics and office supply stores, nationwide.
Unique Pizza and Subs
Unique Pizza and Subs Projects U.S. Sales of $84,233,400 in Six Markets by End of 2007
PITTSBURGH, June 6, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Unique Pizza and Subs Corporation (Pink Sheets:UPZS), a Delaware Corporation, projects its rapid expansion in 6 (six) U.S. markets in 2006: Atlanta, Ga., Austin, Texas, Boston, Mass., Milwaukee, Wis., Norfolk/Chesapeake, Va. and Pittsburgh, Pa. With these new markets opening, Unique Pizza and Subs will establish 194 (one hundred and ninety-four) locations open by the end of 2007, with sales totaling $84,233,400. In addition to the six territories scheduled to start opening by July 2006, Unique Pizza and Subs is in various stages of negotiations with prospective franchisees in: Canton, Mich., Charlotte, N.C., Chicago, Ill., Greensburg, Pa., Houston, Texas, Ontario, Calif., Phoenix, Ariz., Royal Oak, Mich., and Sacramento, Calif., with the minimum commitment of five locations per franchisee.
Private Equity and Venture Capital Firm Summit Partners Recognized for Being 'Fussy About the Companies it Invests in'
BOSTON and PALO ALTO, Calif., June 6, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- A recent Dow Jones News Service article describes Summit Partners, a private equity and venture capital firm, as "fussy about the companies it invests in - and when." Written by Marietta Cauchi, the article notes, "Of the 20,000 companies it looks at each year, the private equity investor limits itself to a dozen or so, focusing on those that have revenue, have reached profitability, and in which it can be the first financial investor."