latest news releases from the newsroom
USA Video Interactive Corp
USVO Unveils SmartMark Media Content Advanced Piracy Protection Technology at AFM
OLD LYME, Conn., Nov. 5, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- USA Video Interactive Corp. (OTCBB:USVO) (TSX Venture Exchange:US) (BSE/Frankfurt:USF) (http://www.usvo.com) announces that MediaSentinel(tm), USA Video's robust forensic digital watermarking technology that provides content owners, digital video producers, distributors and infrastructure providers with a powerful weapon in the fight to deter video piracy now features SmartMark(tm), a media content advanced piracy protection software.
Ahold Closes Transaction of Canica's Stake in ICA AB; Extraordinary Dividend of ICA AB Paid
ZAANDAM, The Netherlands, Nov. 5, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ahold today announced that it has closed the transaction relating to the purchase of the 20% interest of Canica AS in the Scandinavian joint venture ICA AB. Simultaneously, the sale of half of this stake to ICA Forbundet Invest AB, the other joint venture partner, has been completed. On October 25, 2004, Ahold had already announced that it had reached agreement on the purchase of Canica's stake.
BRIXTON -- video interview
LONDON, Nov. 5, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- 600m Pounds acquisition of Industrious by Brixton. Indepth interview available now on www.cantos.com with Tim Wheeler, Chief Executive.
Sandvik Interim report, third quarter 2004
SANDVIKEN, Sweden, Nov. 05, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- "Sandvik's growth in the third quarter was strong. Order intake rose by 26% at fixed exchange rates for comparable units and profit after net financial items rose by 43% to SEK 1,577 M. Higher sales volumes, improved capacity utilization and rationalization measures resulted in an increase in earnings for all business areas.
AB Volvo announces share repurchase
GOTEBORG, Sweden, Nov. 5, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Further to the decision taken by AB Volvo's Board of Directors on June 17, 2004, regarding repurchase of own shares, AB Volvo has, on Thursday November 4, acquired 300,000 series B shares. The shares were traded between SEK 270.50 and 274.50 with an average price of SEK 272.60.