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MEDIA RELEASE PR36976


AsiaNet Daily Summary - Press Releases for Friday 6 November, 2009


SYDNEY, Nov. 6 /AsiaNet/ --


   UJJIVAN ANNOUNCED...

   BANGALORE and SEATTLE - In its continuing efforts to improve the effectiveness of life-changing

microfinance services, Unitus Inc. is proud to announce that India's Ujjivan has been selected as the first

microfinance institution (MFI) to participate in the recently launched, innovative Social

Performance Management Implementation Project (SPM IP).


 

   ONLINE TOOL...

   NEW YORK - International students now have an online tool that can quickly and accurately convert their

non-US grades and calculate their grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale, the WES iGPA Calculator.


 

   DIGI CORE MODULE...

   MINNETONKA, Minn. - Digi International (NASDAQ: DGII) today introduced the ConnectCore(TM) Wi-

MX51, the industry's first core module designed specifically for low power, wireless multimedia applications. It

is the industry's first wireless enabled core module based on Freescale's new high-performance i.MX51

processor, first to offer 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi and first

to support Microsoft's new Windows CE 6.0 R3.


 

   INDIA WEEK HAMBURG...

   HAMBURG - Over the weekend at the end of India Week Hamburg 2009, about 260 German and Indian

guests celebrated Diwali, the Indian Festival of Lights, at the Hamburg House. For ten days, the Hanseatic city

was entirely dedicated to India.


 

   U.S. ENERGY ANALYST...

   MELBOURNE - Leading U.S. financial services and investment banking corporation, Raymond James and

Associates, Inc., (Raymond James) has released an Energy Industry Brief to the U.S. market that has

identified Solar Tower technology as a 'third' generic technology option to emerge on the large-scale

solar energy front in the U.S.

 

   SAVI AND PARTNERS LAUNCH...

   MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.- Savi, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, has formed an oil and gas

strategic alliance with Shipcom Wireless and KBR Wireless, who are offering a complete software solution that

links with Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology to instantly track and manage

supplies transported between onshore and offshore oil and gas facilities worldwide.


 

   TELEKOM MALAYSIA...

   FLORHAM PARK, N.J. and KUALA LUMPUR - Global Crossing (Nasdaq: GLBC), a leading global IP

solutions provider, today announced that Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM), Malaysia's leading integrated

information and communications group, has joined Global Crossing's Global Partner Program (GPP) to

expand

availability of its Converged IP and Private Line services to Europe and the Americas.


 

   EPM LIVE...

   CARLSBAD, Calif. - EPM Live, 2-time Microsoft EPM Partner of the Year and Global Leader in SharePoint-

based Project and Workforce Management Applications announces the official launch of its India software

distribution channel in Chennai.


 

   SPIRIT AEROSYSTEMS...

   WICHITA, Kan. - Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) reported third quarter 2009 financial

results reflecting revenue and earnings growth as ship set deliveries for large commercial aircraft increased

from the same period of 2008.

 

   RDI RECEIVES...

   SEATTLE and REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - The Rural Development Institute (RDI) announced today it

received a three-year commitment of up to US$9 million from Omidyar Network to help millions of people

secure land rights, enabling them to emerge from poverty. Omidyar Network's Managing Partner, Matt

Bannick,

will also join RDI's board of directors.


 

   SACRAMENTO AIRPORT...

   SACRAMENTO, Calif.- Sacramento International Airport (SMF) has revamped its Web site to be more

consumer-friendly with the launch of OAG's (www.oagaviation.com) Route Mapper tool on

www.sacairports.org. The new application aids travelers who use SMF as their airport of choice, enabling

them to easily search online for flight and flight-related information.

 

  

ETHERNET EXPO...

   NEW YORK - Ethernet Expo Americas 2009, hosted by Light Reading , by far the leading online publication

for the worldwide communications industry, and Heavy Reading, its prestigious market research division,

emerged as the largest

Ethernet Expo to date and the largest Ethernet event in the industry. With over 600 non-sponsored attendees,

of which 440 were service providers or operators, Ethernet Expo Americas 2009 greatly surpassed its

attendee goal of 500.



 

   FANNIE MAE...

   WASHINGTON - Fannie Mae (NYSE: FNM) today reported its third-quarter 2009 results and filed its

quarterly report on Form 10-Q with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The filing provides consolidated

financial statements for the third quarter of 2009. The following documents are now available on

Fannie Mae's Web site:

   - News Release reporting third-quarter 2009 financial

results

   - Fannie Mae's quarterly report on Form 10-Q

   - Third-Quarter 2009 Credit Supplement.


 

   VERS INTRODUCES...

   WAYLAND, Mass.- Vers extends its line of sustainably built, hand-crafted wood cases for iPod and iPhone

with the addition of open-front Shellcases that allow full display access. Combining the natural beauty and

strength of Walnut, Cherry and Bamboo, they are the most environmentally thoughtful cases

available on the market.


 

   ALLIED WORLD REPORTS...

   PEMBROKE - Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, Ltd (NYSE: AWH) today reported net income of

$200.6 million, or $3.83 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2009 compared to a net loss of $46.4 million,

or $0.95 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2008. Net income for the nine months ended September 30,

2009 was $445.6 million, or $8.62 per diluted share, compared to net income of $163.8 million, or $3.22

diluted share, for the first nine months of 2008.


 

   INTERNET SOCIETY...

   WASHINGTON - The Internet Society (ISOC), a nonprofit organisation providing leadership in Internet-

related standards, education and policy, today announced it will host a panel discussion during the 76th

meeting of the Internet Engineering Task Force meeting (IETF 76) in Hiroshima, Japan.


 

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