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Offer to Redeem Shares in Sandvik AB
SANDVIKEN, Sweden, May 03, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- In accordance with the Board's proposal, the Annual General Meeting of shareholders in Sandvik today resolved to make an offer to the company's shareholders to redeem their shares for a total amount of approximately SEK 4 billion. The background to the offer, as presented earlier in conjunction with the 2004 year-end report, is the company's strong balance sheet and an endeavor by the Board to increase shareholder value.
To Catch an Elusive Dream: From Underprivileged to Corporate Executive
VOORHEES, N.J., May 3, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- How do underprivileged African-Americans beat the odds and achieve success? The sports and the music industry provide a route to multimillions, but for most, success must be obtained through another path. A new autobiography tells the story of an African-American kid from Yonkers, N.Y., who rose to become a corporate executive. B.R. White's book "The Glass in My Throat" is a detailed chronicle of how he overcame the pressures an underprivileged kid encounters. In his book, B.R. lays out what he calls personal cookbooks that provide for every African-American dreamer a step-by-step guide to help reach their goals.
InterAge Dynamic Knowledge Partners with Email Appeal
CESAREA, Israel, May 3, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- InterAge Ltd. (Pink Sheets:ITGJ), a provider of integrated web marketing solutions, announced today that it signed a partnership agreement with Email Appeal (www.emailappeal.com), a designer of branded and customized email solutions.
PlateSpin Announces New Partnership Alliances with Key Distributors Across the Globe
TORONTO, May 3, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- PlateSpin today introduces its global value-added distribution network. PlateSpin welcomes Distribution partners who have a deep knowledge of the IT market as well as existing relationships with key vendors such as VMware, Microsoft, HP, Dell and IBM. These new distribution partners have years of experience in providing outstanding sales and technical support in the virtualization marketplace, and are integral to facilitating PlateSpin's continued and rapid growth.
BSD Medical Corporation
BSD Medical Corporation Approved for Listing on American Stock Exchange
SALT LAKE CITY, May 3, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- BSD Medical Corp. (OTCBB:BSDM) today announced that the American Stock Exchange has approved its application for listing the Company's securities. This approval is contingent upon the Company being in compliance with all applicable listing standards on the date it begins trading on the Exchange, and may be rescinded if the Company is not in compliance with such standards. The transition before BSD Medical begins trading on the American Stock Exchange is expected to take several days, and in the interim BSD will continue to be traded on the OTC Bulletin Board under the symbol BSDM.
Entertainment Games, Inc.
eGames Contributes to American Cancer Society
LANGHORNE, Pa., May 3, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- eGames, Inc. (OTCBB:EGAM), a publisher of Family Friendly(tm) consumer entertainment PC software games, today announced that Cindy Yeagle, the company's Sales and Marketing Manager, completed the Blue Cross Ten Mile Broad Street Run in Philadelphia, PA, on Sunday, May 1, 2005, to benefit the American Cancer Society.