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Atlas Copco to acquire Ingersoll-Rand Drilling Solutions business
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 19, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Atlas Copco AB has today signed an agreement with Ingersoll-Rand Company Limited to acquire Ingersoll-Rand Drilling Solutions, a business within the Ingersoll-Rand Infrastructure sector. It has a turnover of approximately MUSD 300 (BSEK 2.2) and 950 employees. The purchase price is MUSD 225 (BSEK 1.7), to be paid in cash. The purchase is subject to various approvals.
Global Medical Products Holdings
Global Medical Products Holdings's Inc. Affilliate Company Globelink Capital Inc., Appoints New President While Global Medical Products Holdings Sets Record Date For Stock Spin-Off Dividend
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 19, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Global Medical Products Holdings, Inc. (Other OTC:GMDP) and EarthNetMedia, Inc. (OTCBB:ENTM) announced today the appointment of Keith W. Berglund as President and Chief Executive Officer of GlobeLink Capital, Inc. replacing Karl R. Rolls, Jr. who has resigned effective with this announcement. GlobeLink Capital, Inc. is a venture capital and funding company jointly formed by EarthNetMedia, Inc. and JWG Enterprises, Inc. to assist in the research, development and funding of small entrepreneurial companies in the Far East and North America. JWG Enterprises, Inc. recently assigned all rights to GlobeLink Capital, Inc. to Global Medical Products Holdings, Inc.
Vodafone Sverige AB
Vodafone Sweden opens its 3G network for Europe's first 3G datacard
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 19, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Now Vodafone Customers will be able to work even more effectively whilst away from the office. Next Monday Vodafone will be opening its Swedish 3G network with the introduction of the Vodafone Mobile Connect 3G/GPRS PC card - Vodafone Sweden's first 3G service. The 3G card will allow Vodafone's business customers to access their e-mail, calendars, the Internet and their company's internal networks from their laptops up to 10 times faster than currently possible with GPRS.
Vodafone Sverige AB
Vodafone first in Europe to offer mobile phone with 1 megapixel digital camera
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 19, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Vodafone first in Europe to offer mobile phone with 1 megapixel digital camera From now on, all you need in order to immortalise that unforgettable party, holiday or that first magic smile is your mobile phone. With an inbuilt digital camera that can take 1 million-pixel pictures, the Vodafone live mobile Sharp GX30 is a milestone in the European mobile market.