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Ahold announces additional steps in corporate restructuring
ZAANDAM, Netherlands, Jan. 20, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ahold (NYSE:AHO) today announced further steps in its strategic program to streamline the company and improve long-term efficiency. The Ahold U.S. Retail corporate headquarters, currently located in Chantilly, Virginia, will be closed. Ahold U.S. Retail and Corporate functions will be aligned with those of the new business arena being created, based in the Boston, Massachusetts area. This arena will integrate the back-office functions of Ahold operating companies, Stop & Shop and Giant-Landover. The change is effective July 2004.
ViaStar Holdings, Inc.
Viastar Signs Multi-Album Deal With Heavy Metal Super Group 'Erotic Liquid Culture'
PHOENIX, Jan. 20, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Viastar Holdings Inc. (OTCBB:VISH) announced today that the company has signed the metal rock group "Erotic Liquid Culture" ("ELC") to a multi-album recording contract. Viastar acquired Quadra Records, which released the group's self-titled debut album in the U.K. in 1996, as part of the merger agreement with Level X Media Corporation and has now finalized a deal with the group that encompasses the debut album and four additional titles. Viastar has set a street date of February 24, 2004 for "ELC's" debut in North America.
Delta Capital Technologies Inc.
Delta Announces Financing Commitment and Name Change
VANCOUVER, B.C., Jan. 20, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Martin Tutschek, President of Delta Capital Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:DCTN) reports that the company has obtained a financing commitment from Timber Trails, Inc. ("Timber") a Nevada Corporation. Timber has been in business since 1998 and is currently involved in a number of venture capital financings of up to $2 million USD. Timber has confirmed that Delta Capital Technologies, Inc. ("Delta") will be funded USD $1 million. The financing will be a non-dilutive debt financing and is expected to close by the end of February 2004.
Kirby McInerney LLP
Kirby, McInerney & Squire LLP Announces Class Action Lawsuit on Behalf of American Physicians Captial, Inc. Investors -- ACAP
NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The law firm of Kirby, McInerney & Squire, LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan on behalf of all purchasers of American Physicians Capital, Inc.("AP Capital" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:ACAP) securities during the period from February 13, 2003 through November 6, 2003, inclusive (the "Class Period").
Akiva Releases Major Upgrade to WebBoard Collaboration Server
CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 20, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Akiva, a leading developer of collaboration technology, announced today the immediate availability of a new version of WebBoard(tm) , the company's popular Web-based collaboration server. WebBoard 7.0 updates WebBoard 6.1 with features that track recent trends in online collaboration including blogging, RSS/XML feeds (inbound and outbound), calendaring, polling, message ratings, and a SOAP (Web Services) interface.
Montreal Expos Choose FieldTurf For The Olympic Stadium
MONTREAL, Jan. 20, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Montreal Expos home field, the world famous Olympic Stadium, has selected FieldTurf's revolutionary artificial turf system. But the big news is that the home of the 1976 Olympic Games will use FieldTurf's patented new technology: a removable / convertible system.