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MapInfo and Mobilaris Partner to Bring Integrated Location Based Services Solution to Wireless Operators
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 12, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- MapInfo Corporation (Nasdaq:MAPS) today announced a global partnership with Swedish Mobile Internet positioning specialist, Mobilaris. Through the partnership, the companies will combine MapInfo's miAware(TM) location-based services platform with Mobilaris' positioning middleware, Pacific Ocean, to provide mobile operators with faster implementation of complete, end-to-end location-based services (LBS) solutions.
Biovitrum Announces Collaboration with Biofocus for GPCR Drug Discovery
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, and SITTINGBOURNE, U.K., Sept. 12, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Biovitrum, one of Europe's leading biotech companies, and BioFocus plc, the pioneering collaborative drug discovery company, today announced they have entered into a drug discovery collaboration focused on Gprotein coupled receptors (GPCRs), exploiting both novel technologies developed by BioFocus and Biovitrum's GPCR target expertise.
Medical Solutions Interim Results for the Six Months to June 30, 2002
LEEDS, U.K., Sept. 12, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Medical Solutions, ("Medical Solutions" or "Group") the specialist healthcare company, announces interim results for the six months to June 30, 2002. The Group operates two divisions, the Pharmaceutical, which includes Adams Healthcare, and the Cancer Diagnosis & Pathology, which includes Fairfield Imaging, Kenetic Imaging and PathLore.
OTI On Track Innovations Inc.
OTI Files for Nasdaq Listing
ROSH PINA, Israel, Sept. 12, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- OTI (Berlin:OTIV), the global provider of contactless smart card technology and product solutions, announced today that it is continuing its registration process by filing today a required amendment to its F1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with the proposed listing on NASDAQ of OTI's ordinary shares. OTI's ordinary shares currently trade on the Neuer Markt under the symbol 'OT5.' OTI expects to complete the NASDAQ listing during October 2002 in order to accomplish the Company's stated objectives.
Actelion to Initiate Registration Study with Veletri in Acute Heart Failure; Successful Dose-Optimization Study
ALLSCHWIL and BASEL, Switzerland, Sept. 12, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Actelion Ltd. today announced initial positive results from a dose-optimization study evaluating Veletri(TM) (tezosentan), an intravenous dual endothelin receptor antagonist, in patients suffering from acute heart failure (AHF). Important hemodynamic effects were achieved at doses of 5 mg/h and 25 mg/h. The primary endpoint of the study, improvement of cardiac index, was statistically significant for both doses. Effects of similar magnitude were also achieved in terms of reduction of pulmonary capillary wedge pressure (PCWP), another important hemodynamic parameter. At these doses, the drug was also well tolerated.
Earl Resources Limited
Earl Resources Enters Into Asset Purchase Agreements
VANCOUVER, BC, Sept. 11, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Earl Resources Limited (TSX Venture Exchange:ERL) ("the Company") announces that it has entered into two arm's length asset purchase agreements dated 9th September, 2002 to acquire 100% of Cambodia's Magnum lottery license ("Magnum Agreement") from its Singaporean licensee, Mr Khoo Hang Peng ("Magnum Seller") and 100% of Cambodia's MGM lottery license ("MGM Agreement") from its Singaporean licensee, Mr Khoo Kim Leng ("MGM Seller") through a reverse takeover transaction. Currently, the Magnum Cambodia Lottery Company is the management company operating the Magnum lottery business for the Magnum Seller, and MGM Sports Company Limited is the management company operating the MGM lottery business for the MGM Seller.
Ahold's U.S. Foodservice to Acquire Lady Baltimore Assets
ZAANDAM, Netherlands, September 11, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ahold's (NYSE:AHO) wholly owned foodservice subsidiary in the United States, U.S. Foodservice, announced it has reached agreement to acquire certain assets and assume certain liabilities of Lady Baltimore Foods, Inc. ("Lady Baltimore"), a prominent regional broadline foodservice distributor based in Kansas City, Kansas.
Cauley Bowman Carney & Williams, PLLC
Cauley Geller Announces Fleming Companies, Inc. Investors Have Until October 28th to File Lead Plaintiff Motion -- FLM
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Sept. 11, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The deadline for purchasers of Fleming Companies, Inc. ("Fleming" or the "Company") (NYSE:FLM) publicly traded securities to move for lead plaintiff in a securities fraud class action recently brought against the Company is rapidly approaching. If you purchased Fleming securities between February 27, 2002 and July 30, 2002, inclusive (the "Class Period"), and you wish to be a lead plaintiff in the case, you must move to serve as lead plaintiff by filing a motion in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas by October 28, 2002. A copy of the complaint filed in this action is available from the Court, or can be viewed on the firm's website at http://www.cauleygeller.com/pr/fleming.pdf.