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Bookham Technology Plc
Bookham Technology and Colibrys use new MEMS concepts to produce dynamic optical products for telecommunications networks
ABINGDON, U.K., Feb. 26, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- MEMS designs and fabrication processes have been jointly established in a complementary relationship between Bookham Technology plc (LSE:BHM) (NASDAQ:BKHM) and Colibrys SA to create and implement variable optical attenuator modules.Bookham Technology has designed and patented three-dimensional MEMS structures with micro-shutters to produce optical attenuation with analog control. To successfully commercialize these component parts, Bookham has designed them as generic building blocks that are readily integrated into modules such as dynamic transmitters and receivers.
Toll Brothers, Inc.
Toll Brothers Reports Record Net Income, Revenues, Contracts and Backlog for 1st Qtr 2004
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Feb. 26, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL) (www.tollbrothers.com), the nation's leading builder of luxury homes, today reported record first quarter results for net income, revenues, contracts and backlog for the period ended January 31, 2004.
New Pfaff sewing machine makes it easier to stretch the boundaries
HUSKVARNA, Sweden, Feb. 26, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- VSM Group has launched a new sewing machine that can both sew and embroider: Pfaff creative 2124. The machine is manufactured in Sweden, but is to be marketed internationally. After its launch onto the company's principal market, North America, it will now be Europe's turn.
NT Holding Corp.
Alan Lew named Director of Operations for the Third International Conference on Mechanisms of Action of Nutraceuticals.
SPARKS, Nev., Feb. 25, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- ABSS, Corp. (OTCBB:ABSP), a publicly traded holding company, has announced that its President, Alan Lew was recently named Director of Operations for the International Conference on Mechanisms of Action of Nutraceuticals. Said Lew, "This is a great honor to work along side many internationally re-known researchers, clinicians and physicians." He further commented, "We hope to build a successful 2004 Conference which is scheduled for this November."
Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP
Class Action Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of Purchasers of the Franklin Family of Funds by Rabin, Murray & Frank LLP -- Deadline: March 5, 2004 -- FKBCX, FKREX, FISEX, TPINX
NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Rabin, Murray & Frank LLP announces that a class action lawsuit was filed in the United States District of the Northern District of California on February 12, 2004, on behalf of purchasers of Franklin Blue Chip Fund (Nasdaq:FKBBX), (Nasdaq:FBCCX), (Nasdaq:FBCRX); Franklin Capital Growth Fund (Nasdaq:FEACX), (Nasdaq:FKEQX), (Nasdaq:FREQX), (Nasdaq: FKIRX); Franklin Equity Income Fund (Nasdaq:FBEIX), (Nasdaq:FRETX), (Nasdaq:FREIX); Templeton Global Bond Fund (Nasdaq:TGBAX), (Nasdaq:TEGBX); and other securities of the Franklin family of funds (the "Funds") operated by Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) and its subsidiaries between February 6, 1999 and February 4, 2004, inclusive (the "Class Period"), seeking remedies under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Securities Act of 1933 and the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.