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SanDisk Corporation To Join the Nasdaq-100 Index Beginning November 13, 2003

Date 07/11/2003

SanDisk Corporation (Nasdaq:SNDK) of Sunnyvale, California, will become a component of the NASDAQ-100 Index® (Nasdaq:NDX), effective at the beginning of trading Thursday, November 13, 2003. SanDisk will also be included in the NASDAQ-100 Index Tracking StockSM (Amex:QQQ). SanDisk Corporation will replace Biogen, Inc. (Nasdaq:BGEN), which is scheduled to be acquired by Idec Pharmaceuticals Corporation (Nasdaq:IDPH). Idec will then change its name and symbol to Biogen Idec Inc. and BIIB, respectively.

With a market capitalization of approximately $6.3 billion, SanDisk designs, manufactures and markets industry-standard, solid-state data, digital imaging and audio storage products using its patented, high density flash memory and controller technology.

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