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FTS Wireless, Inc.
FTS Wireless Closes Sixth Acquisition
LEVITTOWN, Pa., June 18, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- FTS Wireless, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of FTS Group, Inc. (OTCBB:FLIP), an operator of retail wireless locations that market and sell next generation wireless and VoIP products and services, and operates Wi-Fi HotSpots, today announced it has closed the scheduled acquisition of Tampa, Florida based Wireless Unlimited.
Thinkpath Corporate Update
TORONTO, June 18, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Thinkpath, Inc. (OTCBB:THTHF) announced today that it is continuing to aggressively move forward in all aspects of its business and operational processes in order to position the company for continued growth, increased revenue and profitability.
Karo Bio and Wyeth Extend Research Collaboration and Advance Lead Compound
HUDDINGE, Sweden, June 18, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth (NYSE:WYE), has advanced into predevelopment a lead compound for atherosclerosis from the joint collaboration with Karo Bio. This event is a significant step in the three-year old collaboration and will result in a milestone payment to Karo Bio. In addition Wyeth and Karo Bio have agreed to extend the research term of their collaboration an additional year until August 31, 2005.
Recommended Cash Offer By UCB S.A. For CellTech Group plc
BRUSSELS, June 18, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- UCB S.A. announces that, as at 3.00 p.m. (London time), 10.00 a.m. (New York City time) on 17 June 2004, being the first closing date of the recommended cash offer for CellTech Group plc (the "Offer") as set out in the offer document dated 19 May 2004 (the "Offer Document"), valid acceptances of the Offer had been received in respect of a total of 119,917,713 Celltech Shares (including Celltech Shares represented by 1,524,665 Celltech ADSs), representing approximately 43.1 per cent. of the total issued share capital of Celltech. In addition to those ADSs tendered prior to the first closing date, 345,052 ADSs are subject to notice of guaranteed delivery period.
A Prayer for the Wounded -- Author's Journal Empowers Victims of Abuse
SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., June 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Nearly one-third of American women report being physically abused by a husband or boyfriend at some point in their lives, according to a 1998 Commonwealth Fund survey. Jeani DiCarlo suffered this pain and shares her experiences of hurt and healing in A Prayer for the Wounded (now available through AuthorHouse).