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Franklin Resources Inc.'s Holdings in Metso to 4.78 percent
HELSINKI, Finland, Sept. 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Metso Corporation has been informed about a change in the holding of the mutual funds and separate accounts managed by Franklin Resources, Inc. of the paid up share capital of Metso Corporation. On September 8, 2005, Franklin Resources, Inc.'s holdings amounted to 4.15 percent of the paid up share capital and 4.78 percent of the voting rights of Metso Corporation after being, on the basis of their previous announcement, 3.51 percent of the paid up share capital and 5.36 percent of the voting rights on June 14, 2005.
SimpleTech Announces First Solid State Drive with Dual Interface; Zeus Dual Interface SSDs Combine SATA and USB on One Drive
LONDON, Sept. 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Defence Systems and Equipment International (DSEi) -- SimpleTech, Inc.(r) (Nasdaq:STEC), a designer, manufacturer and marketer of custom and open-standard memory and storage solutions, today announced the industry's first solid state drive (SSD) with SATA and USB interfaces on one drive. The Zeus Dual Interface SSD is the only available Flash drive that allows users to easily remove a single SSD from one system and use it in a second system with different interface requirements. This makes it an optimal solution for applications that require that the SSD have a high-speed SATA interface for digital mission data storage in a combat system and an industry standard USB interface for direct connection to a debriefing station or other PC. SimpleTech will demonstrate the new Zeus Dual Interface Solid State Drive at the Defence Systems and Equipment International (DSEi) Exhibition and Conference September 13-16, 2005 at ExCel in London (US Pavilion, booth number 126).
Biotage Resolves a Rights Issue
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Biotage resolves upon a rights issue: On September 12, 2005 the board of Biotage AB resolved, based on the authorization to the board by the extraordinary shareholders' meeting held on August 30, 2005, to increase the company's share capital by not more than SEK 8,044,212 through an issue of not more than 8,044,212 new ordinary shares, or such higher amount or such higher number of shares that may come from exercise of warrants entitling to subscription of shares.
Ahold Completes Sale of Deli XL to Bidvest Group
ZAANDAM, Netherlands, Sept. 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ahold today announced it has successfully completed the sale of Deli XL, its delivered foodservice wholesale subsidiary in the Benelux, to an affiliate of the Bidvest Group Limited ("Bidvest Group").
The Hookup Helps L.A. Singles Get Beyond the Velvet Rope
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 12, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Spider Club in Hollywood is hosting The Hookup's speed dating event on September 17. The event, known as "VIP Saturday," shows the increasing popularity of speed dating as well as it being welcomed into a growing number of exclusive and high-profile establishments such as Spider Club.