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Good News From Mobile Phone Users
SAN DIEGO, Nov. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Recent polls of the world's largest community of mobile phone users (www.sms.ac) show that, according to respondents, worldwide mobile text communications are increasing in number and the 2004 outlook for the wireless industry appears promising. Each day, SMS.ac, Inc. surveys its global base of registered members on a variety of issues. Today's poll can be seen at www.sms.ac.
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Semotus Announces Financial Results for The Second Quarter Ended September 30, 2003
LOS GATOS, Calif., Nov. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Semotus Solutions (AMEX:DLK), a leading provider of software for mobile enterprise applications, reported the financial results for the three and six months ended September 30, 2003. The Company continued on its path to profitability and continued the improving trend from the first quarter of fiscal year 2004. The Company reduced its net loss in the three and six month periods in 2003 versus 2002 by 6% and 19% respectively. Semotus also reduced its cash burn by 67% in the comparable six-month periods of 2003 versus 2002.
Amersham plc appoints Peter Loescher as Chief Operating Officer
BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, U.K., Nov. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Amersham plc (LSE:AHM) (NYSE:AHM) (OSE:AHM) today announces the appointment of Peter Loescher to the role of Chief Operating Officer, effective 1 January 2004. Mr. Loescher, 46, joined the company in December 2002 as President of Amersham Health and an Executive member of the Amersham plc Board.
Delhaize Group sells interest in Singapore retailer Shop N Save
BRUSSELS, Belgium, Nov. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels:DELB) (NYSE:DEG), the Belgian international food retailer, announced today it has reached a binding share purchase agreement to sell its 49% shareholding in the Singapore food retailer, Shop N Save, to Singapore retailer Cold Storage Singapore (1983) Pte. Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Hong Kong-based Dairy Farm group for an amount of SGD 44.1 million (EUR 21.9 million).
Skanska secures US highway contract valued at SEK 715 M
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Nov. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Skanska has received a contract to construct a new highway in North Carolina, in the US. The contract is valued at SEK 715 M (USD 94 M) and the customer is the North Carolina Department of Transportation. The contract will be included in order bookings for the fourth quarter of 2003.