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Homeland Security Technology, Inc.
Homeland Security Technology, Inc to Enter Global Positioning Satellite Business Reselling Garmin Ltd. PDA/GPS Systems Featuring Iraqi Street Maps
DEL MAR, Calif., Sept. 30, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Colonel Jeffrey A. Powers, Founder of Homeland Security Technology, Inc. (Pink Sheets:HSTJ) announced today that the company has received reselling authorization from a leading Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) Distributor to offer Personal Digital Assistants (PDA) from Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq:GRMN) with GPS capabilities. The leading product is the Garmin iQue 3600 downloaded with complete detailed street maps for major cities in the Republic of Iraq. Detailed maps are included for the following Iraqi cities: Al Amarah, Al Kut, As Sulaymaniya, Baghdad, Basra, Diwaniyah, Irbil, Karbala, Kirkut, Mosul, Najaf and Tikrit.
JetBlue Airways Corporation
Business Travelers Rate JetBlue 'World's Best Airline Value'
NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq:JBLU) topped the Business Travel Awards announced this week by Conde Nast Traveler magazine. JetBlue received the highest score of any U.S. airline, won the Top Single-Class Airline award for the third consecutive year, and scored business travelers' best rating for value among any airline in the world.
Skanska Develops New Office Project on Hjalmarekajen in Malmo
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 30, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Skanska Oresund has signed the first lease for a new office development project on Hjalmarekajen in Malmo. The lease covers about 2,700 square meters and is for eight years. Consequently, Skanska Oresund is starting the first phase of a total 9,300 square meters of newly constructed office space on the site where Skanska's Malmo office once stood.
Vodafone Sverige AB
Vodafone Sweden Offers Fast Mobile Connection for Remote Workers at a Fixed Price of SEK 499 Per Month
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 30, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sweden's first mobile 3G datacard and Vodafone Sweden's fastest mobile Internet connection -- up to 384 kb/s -- are now even more appealing. For only SEK 499/month, Vodafone's customers can e-mail and surf the Internet on their laptops until their hearts' content. This price includes 1 Gigabyte of data per month and applies regardless of whether customers use Vodafone Sweden`s 3G or GPRS network. The PC card is included in the price and the offer is available for customers signing up for 12- or 18 months data subscription before the 31 December this year.
Ahold Settles With Dutch Public Prosecutor
ZAANDAM, The Netherlands, Sept. 30, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ahold today announced that it has reached a settlement with the Dutch Public Prosecutor with regard to the investigation into side letters. Ahold will pay an amount of EUR 8 million. In turn, the Dutch Public Prosecutor will not institute proceedings against the company.
Metro International: Restricted Stock Allocation
BERTRANGE, Luxembourg, Sept. 30, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Metro International S.A. ("Metro"), the international newspaper group, today announced that a total of 100,048 series 'A' shares and 100,048 series 'B' shares have been awarded to two independent non-executive Board Directors (Lance R. Primis and Paddy Byng) and two advisers to the Board of Directors (Lester Pollack and John Hepburn). The awards have been made under the terms of the company's long-term incentive plan, which was approved by the Board of Directors and announced in February 2004. The shares have been acquired by the four individuals at a price of US$ 0.25 per share.