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The Pomerantz Firm Charges Royal Ahold NV With Securities Fraud -- AHO
NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pomerantz Haudek Block Grossman & Gross LLP (www.pomerantzlaw.com) has filed a class action in the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, case number 03-CV-530, against Royal Ahold NV ("Royal Ahold" or the "Company") (NYSE:AHO), two of the Company's top officers/directors, and the Company's independent auditor, Deloitte & Touche Registered Accountants, on behalf of investors who purchased the American Depository Receipts ("ADRs") of Ahold during the period between May 15, 2001 and February 21, 2003, inclusive (the "Class Period").
Bookham Technology Plc
iolon, Intel, Bookham and Santur Establish Tunable Laser Multi-Source Agreement
ABINGDON, United Kingdom, Feb. 27, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- iolon Inc., Intel Corporation, Bookham Technology (Nasdaq:BKHM) and Santur Corporation have joined forces to form a Multi-Source Agreement (MSA) for tunable lasers. The MSA is based on the Optical Internetworking Forum's (OIF) tunable laser implementation agreement (IA) that was published in November, 2002. The OIF IA is supported by more than 20 companies, including system vendors, component manufacturers and chip vendors.
CEOcast Features BioCurex's Chairman
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., Feb. 27, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) - BioCurex, Inc. (OTCBB:BOCX) announced that an interview featuring Dr. Gerald Wittenberg, the company's Chairman, is currently available on CEOcast (http://www.ceocast.com) (2/26/2002) in real audio.
Ahold Investigation into Disco Argentina Completed; No material impact on Ahold's financial results
ZAANDAM, The Netherlands, Feb. 27, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ahold (NYSE:AHO) announced on February 24 that it has been investigating, through forensic accountants, the legality of certain transactions at Ahold's Argentine subsidiary, Disco, and the accounting treatment thereof. While Ahold believed that there was no material impact upon the company, it was unable to comment further until the investigation was complete. This work has now been concluded and the investigation shows that there will be no material impact on Ahold's financial results.
Reality Wireless Networks Inc.
Reality Wireless Networks Completes 'Beta' Network Testing
CAMPBELL, Calif., Feb. 27, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Reality Wireless Networks (OTCBB:RWNT) (the "Company" or "Reality"), a fixed wireless services provider, made public today the successful completion of its Beta market and network tests. The combination of these tests has resulted in bringing the company one step closer to the launch of its multi-market deployment strategy, "Reality in a Box." This business model / deployment strategy was the brainchild of the company's founders and angel investors and is expected to allow the Company to efficiently manage rapid multiple market expansion while maintaining its high quality network and transmission standards.