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ALR Technologies, Inc.
ALR Technologies Announces New Products to Benefit Vision Care Needs
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Jan. 27, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- ALR Technologies Inc. (OTCBB:ALRT), based in Winston-Salem, announced today the completion of new health reminder products designed for the Vision Care Industry. Among the new products are those designed to help people remember to change their disposable contact lens, whether they are 7-day disposable, 14-day disposable or 30-day disposable lenses. Other products are designed to help people remember to take medications for glaucoma or for post surgery treatments.
BuyMusic.com(tm) Forms Strategic Partnership with SoBe Beverages
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Jan. 27, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- BuyMusic.com, Inc., a digital music store offering high-quality legal downloads to the country's 150 million PC users, today announced that it will partner with South Beach Beverage Company (SoBe), a leader in the healthy refreshment beverage category.
Amersham signs global HeliSpin evaluation agreement with Pfizer
LONDON and BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, United Kingdom, Jan. 27, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Amersham (LSE, NYSE, OSE: AHM), a leader in medical diagnostics and in life sciences today announced that it has signed a non-exclusive agreement giving Pfizer access to Amersham's proprietary HeliSpin(TM) Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) system. Under the agreement, which will allow continuation of earlier successful clinical studies, Pfizer will fund an evaluation of HeliSpin as a tool for use in its respiratory drug development program.
Badcock Furniture Improves Customer Experience with Neoware Thin Client Appliances Provided Through IBM
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Jan. 27, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Neoware Systems (Nasdaq:NWRE), the leading supplier of award-winning software, services and thin client appliances, today announced that retailer Badcock Home Furnishing Centers has chosen Neoware's software and thin client appliances to support its growing network of 325 dealer locations in seven states. Badcock operates under a unique dealer business model, which consigns merchandise to the independent dealers that make up 80 percent of its network. By choosing Neoware's thin client appliances, Badcock's IT is providing its users a more cost-effective way to upgrade aging technology, centrally manage their mission-critical applications, unify the look and operations of the stores, and reduce ongoing operating costs.