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Transocean Inc. Provides New Fleet Update Summary
HOUSTON, Oct. 8, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Transocean Inc. (NYSE:RIG) today issued a new monthly fleet update summary covering only newly signed contracts, significant changes to existing contracts and changes to estimated out of service time of 60 days or more since our fleet status report dated August 5, 2008.
Exide Technologies Invests in Global Research, Development and Engineering Organization
ALPHARETTA, Ga., Oct. 8, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Exide Technologies (Nasdaq:XIDE) (www.exide.com), a global leader in stored electrical-energy solutions, announced today developments concerning the structural framework and strategies of the Company's Global Research, Development and Engineering (RD&E) organization. Progress includes the planned formation of an Advanced Research and Development Organization and two Global Product Development Centers. The changes are designed to deliver greater collaboration among the operating divisions, more balance between short-term and long-term engineering contributions, and greater productivity.
Himax Technologies, Inc.
Himax Technologies Schedules Third Quarter 2008 Results Conference Call
TAINAN, Taiwan, Oct. 8, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Himax Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:HIMX) today announced it will hold a conference call with investors and analysts on Tuesday, November 4, 2008 at 7:00 a.m. in Taiwan to discuss results of the Company's third quarter 2008 and business outlook. This will be 6:00 p.m. in New York on Monday, November 3, 2008.
Statement From Bob Greifeld, Chief Executive Officer, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., Regarding Lifting SEC Short Sale Ban
NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- "NASDAQ OMX supports the SEC action today to lift the temporary ban placed on short selling in financial stocks. We will continue to closely monitor market conditions with regard to short selling. NASDAQ OMX remains engaged in active dialogue with regulators and the industry to improve conditions for investors and companies related to short selling activity. We believe the new in-place rules deliver strong and necessary investor protections related to naked short selling. The strengthened regulation will go a long way to prevent nefarious market activity which is detrimental to the market quality we endeavor to provide to investors and companies each day."