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SMS.ac Keynote at MMS China Underscores Growth, Adoption and Revenues
SAN DIEGO, March 6, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Michael Pousti's opening-day keynote at MMS China in Beijing today was as much a look back, as it was a glimpse into the future. The chairman and chief executive officer of SMS.ac, Inc. (www.sms.ac) spoke to the conference crowd about integrated billing with mobile operators, interoperability and how to avoid history repeating itself.
VendTek Systems Inc.
Now Prepay Enters Partnership With Terminal Management Concepts Ltd.
VANCOUVER, B.C., March 6, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- VendTek Systems Inc. (TSX Venture Exchange:VSI) ("VendTek"), a leading provider of automated transaction technology, is pleased to announce that its subsidiary Now Prepay Corp. ("Now Prepay") has entered into a partnership with Terminal Management Concepts Ltd. ("TMC"), a leading application developer for Ingenico POS terminals.
Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP
Kaplan Fox Seeks To Recover Losses For Investors Who Purchased Carreker Corp. Common Stock -- CANIE
NEW YORK, March 6, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (kaplanfox.com) filed a class action against Carreker Corp. ("Carreker" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:CANIE) and certain of its officers and directors (the "Defendants"), in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. This suit is brought on behalf of all persons or entities, other than Defendants, who purchased or otherwise acquired Carreker common stock between May 20, 1998 and December 9, 2002, inclusive (the "Class Period").
Proha to Sell ABC Technologies Business in France
HELSINKI, Finland, March 6, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Proha Plc continues to focus on international portfolio and project management software business. Artemis France, a part of the Proha Group, has a business operation based on cooperation with ABC Technologies Inc. This business is sold. The total price of EUR 0.4 million is paid in cash. The divestiture does not have a material impact on Proha's net sales or operative result.
Thorleif Enger Elected as new Telenor Chairman
OSLO, Norway, March 6, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Corporate Assembly of Telenor ASA (Nasdaq:TELN) has elected Mr. Thorleif Enger (59) as new Chairman of the Board. Mr. Enger has been a member of the Board since October 2001.Thorleif Enger has a PhD in Structural Engineering from the University of Colorado, USA and today holds position as Executive Vice President and member of Norsk Hydro Corporate Management, in charge of Hydro Agri, the world's largest fertilizer company. Mr. Enger has been with Norsk Hydro since 1973 and has, among other things, been Project Director for the development of the Oseberg Field in the North Sea and has been responsible for Norsk Hydro's domestic and foreign oil and gas acitivities. From 1970 to 1973 he was employed by Shell Development Company in Houston, Texas.
Interview Featuring Ronald W. Pickett, President of Telkonet, is Showcased on SmallCapVoice.com
SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 6, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Telkonet, Inc. (OTCBB:TLKO) The Leader in Commercial Powerline Communications, announced today that Ronald W. Pickett, President of Telkonet, was recently featured in an interview by SmallCapVoice.com. The interview covers all of the latest news for Telkonet, Inc., and features Mr. Pickett's personal insights into the recently announced strategic alliance agreement with Choice Hotels International (NYSE:CHH). The Web cast is online at http://126.96.36.199/tlko/tlko.html
Virgin Express and Malmo Aviation to Codeshare on Routes Between Brussels and Scandinavia
BRUSSELS, Belgium, March 6, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Virgin Express (Euronext Brussels:VIRE) (OTCBB:VIRGY) has decided not to continue the present codeshare agreement it has with SN Brussels Airlines between Brussels and Scandinavia. The Belgian low fare airline has decided instead to enter into a codeshare agreement with Malmo Aviation, a respected Swedish regional airline, on routes linking Brussels with Copenhagen, Gothenburg and Stockholm.