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Bookham Technology Plc
Bookham Technology Plc EGM Statement
OXFORSHIRE, U.K., Aug. 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Bookham Technology plc (LSE:BHM) (Nasdaq:BKHM) (the "Company"), a leading provider of optical components, modules and subsystems used in various applications and industries, including telecommunications, announces that at the Extraordinary General Meeting of the Company held earlier today and at the subsequent Shareholder Court Meeting of the Company, convened by the High Court of Justice of England and Wales (the "High Court"), all of the resolutions relating to the scheme of arrangement between the Company and the shareholders (the "Scheme"), as set out in the circular to shareholders dated 8 July 2004, were duly passed on a poll by the requisite majority.
Pentony Enterprises LLC
TalkingStocks.com Announces Association with FinancialContent for Financial Data and Tools
DALLAS, Aug. 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- TalkingStocks.com, from the Publishers of StockGuru.com, announced today that the company will be using financial data and tools from FinancialContent, Inc. (OTCBB:FCON) on all pages of the site. TalkingStocks.com will use FinancialContent's Studio 3.5 platform to provide financial data and tools including stock quotes, charts, SEC filings, company profiles, world market indices, historical data and more.
Finnveden: Redemption of synthetic call options
VARNAMO, Sweden, Aug. 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Within a month after the release of Finnveden's six-month interim report, the synthetic options allotted to five senior executives in the Group will be redeemed. This will be implemented in accordance with the redemption terms for the options and Finnveden's regulatory procedures for insider trading.
Vitrolife Receives Patent Approval in USA
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Vitrolife has been notified that the company's patent application, regarding the use of recombinant albumin with or without hyaluronic acid in media for embryos and stem cells, has been approved in USA. "This means a protection for the use of the substances, which have advantages both regarding safety and efficacy, also in our future products", says Vitrolife's Director of Marketing Tony Winslof. "The approval of this patent gives us an important competitive advantage," said Magnus Nilsson, CEO at Vitrolife.
Virgin Express Holdings PLC
VIRGIN EXPRESS : First European Carrier to Offer Fully Automated Extra Legroom Booking Feature via the Internet
BRUSSELS, Belgium, Aug. 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Virgin Express (Euronext:VIRE) (OTCBB:VIRGY) announces that it offers its customers and travel agents a newly developed fully integrated online booking feature to reserve aisle or window seats with additional legroom on Virgin Express flights via www.virgin-express.com. Passengers wishing to have more space can book guaranteed extra legroom seats for only E10 per one-way flight. Virgin Express is also able to offer the pre-seat facility on standard seats for only E2.50 per seat, which is great news for families and friends travelling together.