latest news releases from the newsroom
Autoliv Expands Share Buy-Back Program, Declares Dividend and Holds AGM
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 30, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Autoliv Inc. (NYSE:ALV) (SSE:ALIV)-- the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems -- today announced that its Board of Directors has approved an expansion of the Company's stock repurchase program. As a result, management is authorized to repurchase an additional 10 million shares of its outstanding common stock in addition to the existing authorization of 10 million shares. Of this authorization, 7.7 million has been utilized following the repurchase of 1.7 million shares during the first quarter this year. Currently, Autoliv has 94.7 million shares outstanding. According to the authori zation, purchases can be made from time to time as market and business conditions warrant, in open market, negotiated or block transactions.
Artimplant Interim Report Jan. 1 -- March 31, 2003
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 30, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Artimplant(Other OTC:APLTF) and Atlantech Ltd. -- a subsidiary of ArthroCare Corporation, Sunnyvale, CA -has signed an initial distribution agreement in which Atlantech will conduct test sales during six month of Artelon(TM) Augmentation Device ACL.
Hansabank: Lithuanian Hansabankas' Results, Q1 2003
HELSINKI, Finland, April 30, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Hansabank's (Other OTC:HNSBF) Lithuanian subsidiary Hansabankas' net profit was EUR 5.4 million for the first quarter of 2003. The bank's assets decreased by 1% to EUR 1.22 billion during the quarter. Annual growth of assets was 8%. To view the full text release with all financial tables please visit the following link: http://reports.huginonline.com/901278/116791.pdf
Serebra Learning Corporation
Serebra and Raytheon Professional Services to Provide Learning Services for Lockheed Martin
SURREY, B.C., April 29, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Raytheon Professional Services, L.L.C. has been selected by Lockheed Martin to provide software applications training to Lockheed Martin employees in the United States and Canada. Training will be delivered via the Web and CD-ROM and through classroom instruction at Lockheed Martin sites and community colleges throughout North America. Raytheon will partner with Serebra Learning Corporation (TSX Venture Exchange:SBR) and Tarrant County College to tailor the training and meet the requirements of Lockheed Martin employees.
Global Community eXperience
Traveling the World Locally; Global Community eXperience Launches Its First Virtual Reality Community Site, The Los Gatos eXperience
LOS GATOS, Calif., April 29, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Global Community eXperience (GCX), a virtual reality digital programming company also known as a Community Service Provider (CSP), launched its first community, LosGatosX (www.losgatosx.com). The first local, community-wide, reality-based virtual reality "eXperience" portal in the world officially opens its virtual doors on May 1st, 2003. Representing a synthesis of art & technology, LGX has designed a holistic community-building process that preserves and archives the cultures and histories of those communities while interconnecting its citizens globally and locally, commercially and personally.
United Online, Inc.
United Online, Inc. Names Carol A. Scott, Ph.D. to Its Board of Directors
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., April 29, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- United Online, Inc. (Nasdaq:UNTD), a leading provider of value-priced Internet services, today announced the appointment of Carol A. Scott, Ph.D. to its board of directors. Dr. Scott is a professor of marketing and faculty director of the Executive Program at The John E. Anderson Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Los Angeles.