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Delhaize Group Announces 2002 Earnings Release Date
BRUSSELS, Belgium, Feb. 27, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels:DELB) (NYSE:DEG), the Belgian international food retailer, confirms that it will announce, as planned, its 2002 audited results (ended December 31, 2002) on Thursday, March 13, 2003 at 8:00 a.m. CET. The press release will be available immediately after its publication on the Delhaize Group's Web site at www.delhaizegroup.com.
Global Assets & Services, Inc
ARINC Presents Cybrix's C4 Encryption Software at AFCEA Tradeshow
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 27, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Global Assets & Services (OTCBB:GAST) today announced, along with its teaming partner Cybrix Group, Inc. (formally Geosystems) and its U.S. licensee ARINC Engineering Services, LLC., the presentation of new software that can protect military, private and public networks, giving them virtually unbreakable security. The software was introduced to military information specialists at the annual AFCEA (Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association) West 2003 tradeshow in San Diego, California.
The Pomerantz Firm Charges Royal Ahold NV With Securities Fraud -- AHO
NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pomerantz Haudek Block Grossman & Gross LLP (www.pomerantzlaw.com) has filed a class action in the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, case number 03-CV-530, against Royal Ahold NV ("Royal Ahold" or the "Company") (NYSE:AHO), two of the Company's top officers/directors, and the Company's independent auditor, Deloitte & Touche Registered Accountants, on behalf of investors who purchased the American Depository Receipts ("ADRs") of Ahold during the period between May 15, 2001 and February 21, 2003, inclusive (the "Class Period").
Bookham Technology Plc
iolon, Intel, Bookham and Santur Establish Tunable Laser Multi-Source Agreement
ABINGDON, United Kingdom, Feb. 27, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- iolon Inc., Intel Corporation, Bookham Technology (Nasdaq:BKHM) and Santur Corporation have joined forces to form a Multi-Source Agreement (MSA) for tunable lasers. The MSA is based on the Optical Internetworking Forum's (OIF) tunable laser implementation agreement (IA) that was published in November, 2002. The OIF IA is supported by more than 20 companies, including system vendors, component manufacturers and chip vendors.
CEOcast Features BioCurex's Chairman
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., Feb. 27, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) - BioCurex, Inc. (OTCBB:BOCX) announced that an interview featuring Dr. Gerald Wittenberg, the company's Chairman, is currently available on CEOcast (http://www.ceocast.com) (2/26/2002) in real audio.
Ahold Investigation into Disco Argentina Completed; No material impact on Ahold's financial results
ZAANDAM, The Netherlands, Feb. 27, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ahold (NYSE:AHO) announced on February 24 that it has been investigating, through forensic accountants, the legality of certain transactions at Ahold's Argentine subsidiary, Disco, and the accounting treatment thereof. While Ahold believed that there was no material impact upon the company, it was unable to comment further until the investigation was complete. This work has now been concluded and the investigation shows that there will be no material impact on Ahold's financial results.