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BioCurex Signs Up Major Distribution Partner for Canada
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., Sept. 9, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- BioCurex Inc. (OTCBB:BOCX) announced a second major distribution deal for its novel Histo-RECAF(tm) and Cryo-RECAF(tm) cancer diagnostic kits. BioCurex's kits will be sold throughout Canada through Somagen Diagnostics Inc. (Edmonton, Alberta), the largest and fastest growing privately owned clinical laboratory products distributor in Canada.
Skanska Enhancing Airport Security in the U.S.; USD 120 M, SEK 1.1 Billion, Contract at Tampa International Airport
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 9, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Skanska will carry out one of the first major airport security enhancement projects at a U.S. airport since the terror attacks last year. The American business unit, Beers Skanska, has been awarded a contract to design, construct and install improved security systems at the Tampa International Airport in Florida. The contract is valued at USD 120 million, SEK 1.125 million. The customer is the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority. The contract is included in the order bookings for the third quarter of 2002.
BioXell Announces an Exclusive Collaboration with TaiGen
MILAN, Italy, Sept. 9, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- BioXell SpA, the Italian biopharmaceutical company focused on immunology, today announced an exclusive joint collaboration agreement with TaiGen Biotechnology Co. Ltd. ("TaiGen"), a privately held biopharmaceutical organisation based in Taipei, Taiwan.
ARM Holdings PLC
Stepmind Licenses ARM Core for Network Data Encryption Applications
CAMBRIDGE, U.K. and BOULOGNE-BILLANCOURT, France, Sept. 9, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- ARM (LSE:ARM) (Nasdaq:ARMHY), the industry's leading provider of 16/32-bit embedded RISC microprocessor solutions, and Stepmind, today announced that Stepmind has licensed the ARM946E(TM) microprocessor core for use in a custom networking encryption project. Stepmind has expertise in designs based on the ARM7(TM) and ARM 9(TM) microprocessor families, within the wireless and the networking markets, together with strong digital and RF capabilities including encryption associated with wireless networking standards such as 802.11.
Hexagon Acquires the Major Metrology Distributor in Brazil
NACKA STRAND, Sweden, Sept. 9, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Hexagon Metrology, a business unit within the Hexagon Group, has signed an agreement for the acquisition of the Brazilian metrology distributor and agent Quality Ltd. a (earlier Quality Technology Ltda). The company currently provides on an agency basis metrology machines and services from Hexagon Metrology totalling 80 MSEK per year, and has a turnover, including commission on provided machines and service, of approx. 40 MSEK and employs some 35 people. The acquisition, which is subject to customary closing conditions, will be made through a newly formed Hexagon company in Brazil.
TietoEnator Releases New Version of HR System
ESPOO, Finland, Sept. 9, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- TietoEnator Resource Management now releases a new version of Persona HR, a TietoEnator solution within the HR area (Human Resources). The new version contains functionalities that to a large extent will ease the work for personnel development, personnel planning and personnel administration. Both line managers and co-workers will have opportunities for greater personal influence in the HR work.
Song Networks Holding
Financial Restructuring of Song Networks Agreed in Principle
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 9, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Song Networks Holding AB (Stockholm:SONW) ("Song Networks" or the "Company") and Song Networks N.V. announced today that they have reached an agreement in principle on a financial restructuring of the Song group ("Song") with an ad hoc group of bondholders, Vattenfall AB and Stena AB. The restructuring would be effected through a debt-for-equity swap of the bonds issued by Song Networks N.V., in combination with the new investors injecting additional capital and assets into Song Networks.
Hantro Products Ltd
Hantro Brings Video-Recording to the Nokia 3650 Phone
OULU, Finland, Sept. 9, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Hantro, a leading provider of mobile multimedia solutions, announced today that Nokia has licensed the Hantro Multimedia Framework based Camcorder to be integrated in the new Nokia 3650 phone. Hantro Multimedia Framework is a complete system allowing fast implementation of various video applications by choosing ready-made codecs and protocols by a virtual backplane. The framework supports hardware and software approaches depending on the performance requirements, ranging from subQCIF streaming to CIF two-way video telephony.