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Hansabank: Hansa-LTB's Net Profit, Q1 2003
HELSINKI, Finland, April 8, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The unaudited net profit of Hansa-LTB, Hansabank's Lithuanian subsidiary, was LTL 18.7 million (EUR 5.4 million) in the first three months of 2003.The complete financial results of the bank will be published after the publication of the Hansabank Group (Other OTC:HNSBF) 1st quarter results on April 29.
Virage Signs Mutual Reseller Agreement with RealNetworks
LAS VEGAS, April 8, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- NAB 2003 - Virage Booth #SL1854 -- Virage, Inc. (Nasdaq:VRGE), a leading provider of video and rich media communication software, today announced a mutual reseller agreement with RealNetworks(r). Under the agreement, RealNetworks will resell the Virage VS Webcasting(tm) solution for enterprise webcasting, and Virage will resell the complete suite of RealNetworks products including RealOne(tm) and Helix(tm) families of products.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Northrop Grumman, Orbital Sciences Join Forces To Refine Requirements For Orbital Space Plane
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., April 8, 2003 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) Integrated Systems sector and Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB), Dulles, Va., have been awarded separate, 16-month study contracts by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center to help refine requirements and operational concepts for NASA's proposed Orbital Space Plane (OSP). Totaling approximately $45 million, the coordinated contracts will allow the companies to address NASA requirements that the OSP provide a crew rescue capability for the International Space Station (ISS) by 2010 and a two-way crew transport capability by 2012.
KLIPPAN Restructuring Caldwells Mill and Selling Business to Curtis Fine Papers
KLIPPAN, Sweden, April 08, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Following the acquisition at the end of last year of the Caldwells Mill, Inverkeithing in Scotland, KLIPPAN has decided on the future strategy of that unit. The mill will concentrate all production to the paper machine PM 5, which along with associated plant will be upgraded leading to the development of sustainable business. Production at the smaller PM 3 will discontinue in July 2003. As a result of this the mill will increase operations from the current five and a half days per week to a continuous seven days production which will facilitate the transfer of many affected employees.
Vodafone Sverige AB
Vodafone: Picture Communication Increasingly Important to Choosing a New Mobile Phone
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 8, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Vodafone (NYSE:VOD) (Other OTC:VODPF): mobile users want to be able to communicate in pictures. This is one of the conclusions to be drawn from Vodafone Sweden's mobile telephone sales in March, dominated as they are by sales of phones with MMS capabilities. As many as seven out of March's ten best-selling mobile phones are capable of supporting communication in the form of pictures, text and sound messages, or so-called MMS, while five of the phones enable their users to take photos.
Frontline Ltd.: Presentation Available
HAMILTON, Bermuda, April 8, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Frontline Ltd. (NYSE:FRO): Please find enclosed an investor presentation to be held by Tor Olav Troeim in the U.S. in April 2003 on the following link: http://reports.huginonline.com/898533/115772.pdf
Vodafone Sverige AB
Vodafone Sweden's Customers can Send MMS to all Mobile Users in Sweden
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 8, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Vodafone Sweden's (NYSE:VOD) (Other OTC:VODPF) customers can send MMS to all mobile users in Sweden Vodafone Sweden is the first operator in Sweden to offer its customers full multimedia mobile communication. Starting today, the company's mobile users can send and receive MMS messages to and from both Telia's and Comviq's mobile customers.
Scania Sells More City Buses in France
SODERTALJE, Sweden, April 08, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Scania (Other OTC:SCVAY) has made a couple of major breakthroughs into the French city bus market, previously a stronghold of domestic makes. Scania has sold a total of 65 Scania OmniCity city buses to Paris and Amiens in northern France.