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ViroPharma Announces Restructuring of Operations
EXTON, Pa., Aug. 1, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq:VPHM) today announced that it has restructured its organization to establish the foundation for its future growth. As part of this process, ViroPharma has reduced its workforce by approximately 63%, which includes transferring its sales force to Aventis Pharmaceuticals Inc. and reductions in development, commercial operations and administration. ViroPharma and Aventis have agreed to terminate their agreement regarding Picovir(tm). ViroPharma does not intend to fund any additional significant clinical development of Picovir for the treatment of the common cold without a new partner.
Sinclair Broadcast Group Event to be Broadcast by Vcall Over the Internet
RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 1, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SBGI) will broadcast its Q2 Earnings Conference Call event today, August 1, 2002, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern, Vcall, a Service of WILink, announced today. This event webcast can be accessed at http://www.vcall.com/EventPage.asp?ID=81965.
eSynch Announces Plans to Fuel Nacio's Growth, Raise Visibility
SANTA ANA, Calif., Aug. 1, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- eSynch Corp. (OTCBB:ESYN), which has entered into an escrow and proxy agreement granting control of the voting and ownership rights of Nacio Systems, has announced a focus on fueling growth and raising the visibility of Nacio's Netsource Center services and its Managed Services product line. The goal is to target mid-sized businesses located in Northern California and significantly increase sales by the end of the fiscal year.
Bookham Technology Plc
Bookham Technology Announce Divestment of Interest in Measurement Microsystems 1 August 2002
OXFORDSHIRE, United Kingdom, August 01, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Bookham Technology plc (LSE:BHM) (Nasdaq:BKHM), a leading provider of integrated optical components and subsystems for fiber optic communication networks, announces that it has sold its Canadabased R&D subsidiary, Measurement Microsystems AZ, Inc ("MM"), to a company backed by former management of MM. Bookham has retained a 25% shareholding in MM.Divestment of interest in Measurement Microsystems