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Siemens Joins AU-System, Sony Ericsson and Nokia in Approach for Global Interoperability of MMS
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 8, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Siemens has teamed-up with AU-System, Sony Ericsson and Nokia to ensure the quick global development of MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) interoperability. This initiative will provide compatibility of MMS applications on terminals and servers from different manufacturers. Within the framework of this collaboration, AU-System develops a suite of test tools and services for interoperability testing of MMS.
Granite State Bankshares, Inc.
Granite State Bankshares, Inc. to Acquire Three Insurance Agencies
KEENE, N.H., Feb. 8, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Granite State Bankshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:GSBI) today announced that its subsidiary bank, Granite Bank, has reached agreements to acquire Blake Insurance Agency, Sise Insurance and Sise Financial Services, all located in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
If P&C Insurance
If P&C Insurance: Merger and Earnings Update
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 8, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Completion of the merger between If and Sampo P&C Insurance took place on January 2, 2002. Following a post-completion review period, all technical details of the merger were agreed between the owners of If on February 8, without any material deviations from what has been previously announced.
Blyth, Inc. Announces Record Date for Annual Meeting
GREENWICH, Conn., Feb. 8, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Blyth, Inc. (NYSE:BTH) today announced that the date of its Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be Thursday, June 6, 2002. The meeting will take place at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich, 1800 East Putnam Avenue, Old Greenwich, CT 06870, commencing at 9:00 a.m. All shareholders of record as of April 8, 2002 will be eligible to vote.