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ANTs Software, Inc.
ANTs Data Server version 2 Now Available
BURLINGAME, Calif., Oct. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- ANTs Software (OTCBB:ANTS) announced the release of the ANTs Data Server 2.0, a SQL database management system that delivers improved performance and reduced costs for applications constrained by access contention problems. It is designed specifically for applications requiring intensive updating such as messaging services, stock trading, reservation systems and package tracking. From initial concept through development, and now in deployment, the ANTs Data Server is designed to enable simultaneous access and updating by thousands of concurrent users.
Volvo -- Invitation to press conference
GOTEBORG, Sweden, Oct. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Volvo (Nasdaq:VOLVY)(Other OTC:VOLVF) (Other OTC:VOLAFK) hereby invites the mass media to a press conference on Thursday, October 23 in conjunction with the release of the Volvo Group's third quarter interim report. The press conference will be held this time in Goteborg.
InnovationsKapital -- Cell Therapeutics Scandinavia AB is awarded an infrastructural grant from the US National Institutes of Health.
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has granted an infrastructure award for human embryonic stem cell (hESC) research to the Swedish company Cell Therapeutics Scandinavia AB. This award will stimulate the use of human embryonic stem cells in basic research and make two more hESC lines available for researchers in the US. It will provide funds for expansion, testing, quality assurance, and distribution of existing cell lines that were derived before August 9, 2001 and thus meet the criteria for federal funding of research on human embryonic stem cell in the US.
Sapa owns 100 per cent in Remi Claeys Aluminium
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sapa (Pink Sheets:SPKKF): Within the context of the squeeze-out procedure which closed on October 8, 2003, 40,202 shares, 12,900 options and 20,126 warrants in Remi Claeys Aluminium have been tendered. The price of these shares, options and warrants will be paid on 15 October 2003.
Ahold appoints Lawrence S. Benjamin as Chief Executive Officer at U.S. Foodservice
ZAANDAM, The Netherlands, Oct. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Ahold (NYSE:AHO)(Other OTC:AHODF) Corporate Executive Board has appointed Lawrence S. Benjamin as Chief Executive Officer at U.S. Foodservice, effective November 1, 2003. Interim CEO Robert Tobin will work with Benjamin during the transition, ensuring continuity in the operations and governance of the company until Benjamin outlines his strategic plan for the company and addresses any changes in other senior leadership positions at the company.