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Google Search Services to Enhance Cybersurf's 3web Service
CALGARY, Canada, March 18, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Cybersurf Corp. (TSX Venture Exchange:CY), one of Canada's leading Internet technology companies today announced that it has signed an agreement with Google that will enhance the functionality of the company's 3webXS Internet service. Under the terms of this agreement, Google's award-winning search engine and highly relevant sponsored links have been added to the 3web Gateway (the first Web page 3webXS subscribers see when they go online). The addition of this new feature creates an enhanced online experience for 3web subscribers while adding incremental revenue to the Company's bottom line.
Allgon to Deploy First Ever Multi-Operator/Multi-Technology Wireless Coverage System for a Subway in USA
TABY, Sweden, March 18, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Allgon, a global provider of wireless coverage solutions, in a contract with Aldridge Electric, Inc., currently Northern Illinois' largest electrical contractor, has been selected to provide a comprehensive wireless telecommunications coverage solution for the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) rapid subway tunnels, underground stations and station passageways. Once completed, the project will be the first state-of-the-art multi-provider, multi-technology wireless coverage solution deployed in a U.S. mass transit system. The 18-month installation is expected to commence immediately, with limited service throughout the two 11.4 mile tunnels available to carriers in seven to nine months.
Cellzome Hits Target on Series C Financing
Heidelberg, Germany, March 18, 2003 - Cellzome today announced the completion of its Series C funding at a total of approximately 30 Million Pounds. Lead investor, INVESCO Private Capital, was joined by Biofrontier Partners, SG Asset Management, Yamanouchi Venture Capital, as well as existing investors Advent International, Atlas Venture, Index Ventures, Heidelberg Innovation, Schroder Ventures Life Sciences, Sofinnova Partners and Stelios Papadopoulos.
Atlas Copco to Acquire Manufacturer Of Drilling Accessories For Professional Electric Tools
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 18, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Atlas Copco Holding GmbH has today signed an agreement to acquire DreBo Werkzeugfabrik GmbH, Altshausen, Germany, a manufacturer of carbide tipped masonry drilling products. Included in the acquisition is DreBo's distribution center in the United States. The purchase price was not disclosed. The acquisition is subject to approval by regulatory authorities.
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Kirby McInerney & Squire LLP Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Bayer (AG) Aktiengesellschaft -- BAY
NEW YORK, March 18, 2003 (PRIMZONE) -- Please take notice that Kirby McInerney & Squire, LLP has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of American Depository Shares (ADRs) of Bayer AG (NYSE:BAY) between March 30, 1998 and February 22, 2003, inclusive. (Prior to January 23, 2002, Bayer AG traded on the NASDAQ under the symbol BAYZY.) A copy of the complaint is available from the Court for the Southern District of New York or from Kirby McInerney & Squire. Please contact us by phone at (888) 529-4787 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Authority of Thieves - New Novel Has Investigative Journalist Fleeing for his Life
CHERRY HILL, N.J., March 18, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Seemingly, just another tax law passes on Capitol Hill, but what ensues is a crash in real estate values, which slices the net worth of individual Americans and moves that lost value into the pockets of the secret power brokers who orchestrated the new law. Colin Garrett has uncovered the truth behind the conspiracy, but can he get the story out and stay alive? Authority of Thieves (now available through 1stBooks Library) by Richard J. Flaster weaves a new thriller filled with secret puppet masters pulling government strings for their benefit.