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The Heroines of World War II -- New Book Celebrates the Women of World War II
ADDISON, Texas, July 12, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- You have heard his World War II story-his struggles, his sacrifices, his triumphs. But what about her story? In the poignant new book, They Also Served, Jeanie Sutton Lambright reveals the true-to-life stories of the women who came to their majorities during the late 1930's and early 1940's.
Law Offices Bernard M. Gross, P.C.
Philadelphia Firm Law Offices Bernard M. Gross, P.C. Files Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Commerce Bancorp and Vernon W. Hill, II -- CBH
PHILADELPHIA, July 12, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Law Offices Bernard M. Gross, P.C. (http://www.bernardmgross.com) announces that a class action lawsuit, numbered 04cv 3259, was commenced in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, before the Honorable Timothy J. Savage, against defendants Commerce Bancorp ("Commerce" or the "Company")(NYSE:CBH) and Vernon W. Hill, II - Chairman of the Board of Directors, President and Chief Executive Officer - on behalf of all persons who purchased Commerce's common stock (NYSE:CBH), between June 18, 2002 and June 30, 2004 (the "Class Period") seeking remedies under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the "Exchange Act").
Ahold receives put notice for Canica's stake in ICA AB
ZAANDAM, The Netherlands, July 12, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ahold today announced that it has received a notice from Canica AS ("Canica"), its joint venture partner in the Scandinavian joint venture ICA AB, that Canica has exercised its put option with respect to its 20% interest in ICA AB. Canica has given a price indication of SEK 10.1 billion (approximately EUR 1.1 billion). Ahold does not agree that this is the correct price level.
AVL Global Inc.
AVL Announces Successful U.K. Testing
FT. GRATIOT, Mich., July 12, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- AVL Global, Inc. (Pink Sheets:AVLB) is pleased to announce the successful testing, deployment and sale of its new GSM based "Chaperone" tracking device in the UK. Working with its UK distributor, EO Com Limited of Liverpool, England, AVL Global has extensively tested the device in various locations throughout the UK, including Scotland and was very pleased with the successful results. EO Com Limited is headed by Dr. John Drage, former Managing Director of European Operations for GE.
ADVA Optical Networking
ADVA Optical Networking Delivers Solutions for Enterprise Business Continuity on HP NonStop Servers
MARTINSRIED/MUNICH, Germany and MAHWAH, N.J., July 12, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- ADVA Optical Networking today announced that its Fiber Service Platform (FSP) 2000 system has successfully completed interoperability and certification testing with HP's S86000 and S76000 servers as part of the high-end HP Metroclusters for NonStop servers solution. HP conducted the testing at its NonStop Enterprise Division (NED) test lab in Cupertino, California, USA. This certification now enables Fortune 100 companies deploying an HP Metroclusters for NonStop servers business continuity solution in a single location to achieve greater risk diversification and security by extending the distance between multiple servers up to fifteen kilometers using ADVA's FSP 2000 optical networking platform.
MLON International Ventures, Inc.
Mellon Research, Inc. and Their Group of International Financiers
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 12, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Mellon Research (Pink Sheets:MLON) is an established "boutique investment banking" firm that helps private companies raise capital via a public offering on the OTC ("Over the Counter") market, or through bridge loans that are secured by fixed assets. There is no dominant investment banking firm that provides comprehensive services in the $3B OTC market at present. The Company believes there is a significant opportunity to provide turnkey investment banking services to the 4.6M small to midsize private companies ($10-250M USD in sales) that do not have the financial expertise, industry contacts and/or the ability to utilize the OTC market to go public. Unlike some of our competitors in the financial services market, the Company offers a suite of turnkey services we have branded as our Financial Prep(TM) services which include:
Before The Bell Stock Alerts for Monday, July 12, 2004: ROOG, IBM, VEIX, LGF
ATLANTA, July 12, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Market-Pulse.com is pleased to introduce our featured stock, ROO Group, Inc. (OTCBB:ROOG), to the investment community! ROO Group is new to Market Pulse and is poised to become a significant player in the video content industry! ROO Group has had some excellent news announcements out lately and one again before today's opening bell! This could be excellent news for investors! Other notable stocks that look great lately from a fundamental and technical perspective are:
ASM International NV
ASM introduces enhanced low temperature performance in its 300mm Epsilon line of epitaxial production reactors
BILTHOVEN, The Netherlands, July 12, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- ASM International N.V. (Nasdaq:ASMI) (Euronext Amsterdam: ASM) announced today throughput improvements in its Epsilon(R) series of 300mm epitaxial production reactors. Initial shipments reached customers early in 2004. The new E3200 model is backward compatible with all processes, and it demonstrates up to 25% throughput improvement for certain advanced, low temperature epitaxial processes, including CMOS device elevated source drain and strained silicon applications.