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TV3 Sets New Viewing Record in Denmark
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 3, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Modern Times Group MTG AB (Nasdaq:MTGNY), the international media group, today announced that a record number of viewers in Denmark watched the massively popular 'Survivor' reality TV programme, when it was launched on TV3 Denmark last night. 62% of the 15-50 year old television viewers, who can watch TV3 in Denmark and were watching television last night, tuned into the opening programme of the fifth series of 'Expedition Robinson,' entitled 'The Final Showdown.' The series went head to head in the prime time evening viewing slot with rival channel TV2's broadcast of 'Who wants to be a Millionaire.'
Alfa Laval and Haldex Launch Innovation for Future Environmental Demands
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 3, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The two Swedish multi-national companies Alfa Laval and Haldex are now ready to launch an innovative solution to clean crankcase gases from diesel engines. The invention meets exceptionally tough environmental demands, has high cleaning efficiency, spares the engines and eliminates service needs. The new solution will be shown for the first time at the world's largest vehicle exhibition IAA in Hanover, Germany in September.
Koebenhavns Lufthavne A/S
Koebenhavns Lufthavne: Appeal of Judgement
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Sept. 3, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- On 27 August 2002, The Danish Eastern High Court delivered a judgement in an action brought against SAS by Copenhagen Airports A/S concerning the payment by SAS for the airport company's sorting of baggage, cf. Copenhagen Airports A/S' announcement to the Stock Exchange of 27/8 (2002/7).
Alera Technologies Awarded Two in a Row Editor's Choice Distinctions for DVD Recording Solutions
VAN NUYS, Calif., Sept. 3, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Alera Technologies, developer and manufacturer of Advanced Optical Recording Solutions, proudly announces that its DVD Cruiser DVD Recorders have won two in a row DVDplusRW Organization Editor's Choice Awards for outstanding achievement. The DVDplusRW Organization is an independent international organization supporting the new DVD+R/+RW DVD recording formats that have been developed by the DVD+RW Alliance.
Pyrosequencing Secures Access to Intellectual Property for Bacterial Identification
UPPSALA, Sweden, Sept. 3, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pyrosequencing AB (Stockholm:PYROA) today announced that the Company has secured access to important intellectual property covering the use of the RNase P gene for identifying clinically relevant bacteria. The RNase P enzyme, found in all living cells, contains both conserved as well as highly variable sequences. The variable sequences may be used to differentiate important infectious bacteria and could provide an alternative to existing methods such as those that use 16S RNA. The Company has been granted an option from Bioimics AB for an exclusive worldwide license to the RNase P gene for detecting pathogenic organisms. Under the license agreement, Pyrosequencing would also have rights to sublicense the target to potential collaborators for bacterial identification.