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Bookham Technology Plc
Bookham Technology plc -- Annual General Meeting 2003
OXFORDSHIRE, United Kingdom, June 11, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Bookham Technology plc (LSE:BHM) (Nasdaq:BKHM), a leading provider of optical components, modules and subsystems for fiber optic communication networks, announces that at the Annual General Meeting of the company held earlier today, all of the resolutions were passed.
Intentia: Decision from Intentia's Extra General Meeting
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, June 11, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Intentia International AB (publ) (Other OTC:IAINF) (XSSE INTENTIA B) announces that an extra general meeting of Intentia International AB held today approved the board of directors' proposal for a Rights Issue as described in the notice to attend. Briefly, the Rights Issue means that:
LGP/Allgon Microwave Transfers Telecom Manufacture to PartnerTech
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, June 11, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Telecom supplier LGP/Allgon Microwave has decided to transfer all manufacture of electronics for its radio link system to PartnerTech. The assignment will contribute approximately SEK 40 million to PartnerTech's annual sales. All products are scheduled for transfer to PartnerTech by the end of the year.
Yosemite Technologies' Star Continues to Rise With 900% Revenue Growth at Ingram Micro For 2002
FRESNO, Calif., June 11, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Yosemite Technologies, a leading developer of multi-platform backup and recovery software solutions, announced that sales of its TapeWare(tm) software products increased over 900% in 2002 in the United States with Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE:IM), the largest global provider of technology products and supply chain management. Yosemite recently signed an agreement with Ingram Micro's Canadian operations, extending their relationship to include all of North America.
Galapagos Genomics and Procter & Gamble Collaborate in Osteoporosis
MECHELEN, Belgium, June 11, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Galapagos Genomics, a privately held functional genomics company, today announced that it has entered into collaboration with Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) in the field of osteoporosis. Under the terms of the agreement, P&G obtains access to novel targets that drive bone formation. The targets have been discovered by Galapagos using its adenovirus based PhenoSelect(TM) technology and validated in multiple models. P&G will use its expertise in osteoporosis to further validate the role of these targets in osteoporosis disease and where appropriate, initiate the development of novel drugs based on these proteins. Under the terms of the agreement, Galapagos is eligible for option fees, milestone payments and royalties on product sales. Financial terms were not disclosed.
MTG Offers to Take Over TV4 License in Sweden
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, June 11, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Modern Times Group MTG AB (Nasdaq:MTGNY), the international media group, today announced that it has written to Sweden's Ministry of Culture, offering to take over TV4's national commercial TV broadcasting license in the Swedish terrestrial analogue network. This follows the Swedish government's enquiry into the annual concession fee that TV4 has to pay for its licence, and could generate over SEK 1 billion for the Swedish government.
SMS.ac Global Polls Indicate More Uses and Usage for Mobile Communications
SAN DIEGO, June 11, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Text messaging (SMS) use is on the rise worldwide, with mobile phone users looking for additional ways to communicate and consume wirelessly. These conclusions surfaced today as the world's largest mobile community released results from recent polls that were conducted using a global mobile base of users from more than 200 countries. Today's poll can be viewed at www.sms.ac.
Industriforvaltnings AB Kinnevik Share Reclassification
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, June 11, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Industriforvaltnings AB Kinnevik (Nasdaq:KVIKA) (Nasdaq:KVIKB), today announced that holders of 1,420,707 class A shares have registered to reclassify their class A shares into class B shares. The reclassification is made in accordance with the resolution passed at the Annual General Meeting on 16 May 2003. The number of class A shares following the reclassification is 13,703,034 and the number of class B-shares is 49,235,643. The total number of outstanding shares remains unchanged at 62,938,677.