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Q-Net Technologies, Inc.
Q-Net Technologies, Inc. Announces Sales of First Q-Readers
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 26, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Q-Net Technologies, Inc., (OTCBB:QNTI) (Frankfurt:QNO) is pleased to announce it has completed production of the first 100 commercial Q-Reader units and that due to demand and interest, the scheduled test sales program of 50 units was increased to 60, and that all were sold immediately. The remaining 40 units are reserved for post-sales service and demonstration purposes. The Company is scheduled to begin its next production run of 1,000 units in October.
Metso's Third Quarter Result Will Remain Below the Estimate
HELSINKI, Finland, Sept. 26, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Metso Corporation's (NYSE:MX) third quarter operating profit is estimated to remain below half of the corresponding period last year. Deliveries during the second half of 2002 will accentuate even more than earlier estimated on the last quarter. The fourth quarter operating profit is still expected to exceed last year's corresponding period. The order intake for the third quarter is estimated to continue satisfactorily.
The Supreme Administrative Court Agrees with Bure Equity
GOTEBORG, Sweden, Sept. 26, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- In an advance ruling, the Supreme Administrative Court has confirmed the National Tax Board's earlier decision that Bure can carry out asset management in the parent company without it affecting Bure's status as an investment company. This applies irrespective of how frequently Bure renews its market portfolio.
AdZone Research, Inc.
AdZone Research Expands Operations, Relocating Corporate Headquarters to Former Northrop Grumman Facility in Calverton, New York
RIVERHEAD, N.Y., Sept. 26, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- AdZone Research, Inc. (OTCBB:ADZR), a pioneering Internet surveillance technology solutions provider, today announced that on October 1, 2002, its corporate offices will be relocated to larger quarters in nearby Calverton, New York. The company will occupy a more than 2,000 square foot section of a 75,000 square foot facility that formerly housed major defense contractor Northrop Grumman Corporation. The secured facility was formerly used for top secret defense research and development, was part of the United States Navy's Naval Defense Technology Center, and was formerly owned by the Navy.
Q-Net Technologies, Inc.
Q-Net Technologies, Inc. Completes Modular Software Solution Package for Small and Medium Sized Businesses; Initial Sales in Beijing
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 26, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Q-Net Technologies, Inc. ("the company") (OTCBB:QNTI) (Frankfurt:QNO), through its wholly owned subsidiary, Beijing Qinnet Technologies, Co., Ltd. (Beijing Qinnet), is pleased to announce the completion of its Q-Net Web Solutions modular software package, targeting the small and medium sized business market in China.
United Online, Inc.
United Online Announces Availability of NetZero WebMail
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Sept. 26, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- United Online, Inc. (Nasdaq:UNTD), the leading provider of value-priced Internet access through its NetZero and Juno Internet services, today announced the availability of NetZero WebMail for all NetZero Internet service users. With NetZero WebMail, users can read and write NetZero email from any Internet-connected computer, anywhere, at no additional cost.
Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c.
Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. and M&T Bank Corporation Announce Strategic Partnership; Allfirst Financial Inc. to be Merged into M&T Bank
BUFFALO, N.Y. and DUBLIN, Ireland and BALTIMORE, Md., Sept. 26, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. ("AIB") (NYSE:AIB) Dublin, Ireland and M&T Bank Corporation ("M&T") (NYSE:MTB) Buffalo, NY today jointly announced that they have entered into a strategic partnership designed to create a major U.S. regional bank in a $3.1(1) billion transaction (the "Merger").
Autoliv Launches New Airbag System
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 26, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Autoliv Inc. (NYSE:ALV) -- the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems -- has developed an anti-sliding airbag in cooperation with Renault. The new airbag will be introduced in Renault's new 2- and 3-door Megane, which makes its world debut this week at the Paris auto show.
Chicago's Northwestern Memorial Hospital Delivers IMRT with Turnkey Elekta Solution
NORCROSS, Ga., Sept. 26, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Northwestern Memorial Hospital at Northwestern University (Chicago, Ill.) has deployed a turnkey solution from Elekta and Philips Medical Systems (formerly ADAC Laboratories) to deliver Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) for selected prostate and head & neck cancer patients. Additionally, clinicians there have treated some pediatric cases. After two months of clinical treatments, the staff is encouraged by their experience.