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Ratos: Programmera and Giga Become Yarrow
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 22, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ratos's associated company Programmera and Giga Group has changed its name to Yarrow. The change of name is part of the work to integrate the two companies.
Neoware and NCD to Partner to Grow Thin Client Appliance Market
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 22, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Neoware Systems (Nasdaq:NWRE) and Network Computing Devices (OTCBB:NCDI) today announced that the two companies have entered into a Definitive Agreement under which Neoware will purchase NCD's ThinSTAR thin client appliance product line and the two companies have entered into an alliance to grow the worldwide thin client appliance market. NCD will retain and remains committed to its European operations, its NC900 line of network computers and NCD's ThinPATH software businesses.
Resource Asset Management Corporation
VPN Acquires Control of AmeraMex International Inc.
COSTA MESA, Calif., March 22, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- E.G. Marchi of VPN Communications Corporation (OTCBB:VPNN) announced today that VPN had acquired control of AmeraMex International Inc. (OTCBB:AMMX) as a result of a private exchange of securities by its Joint Venture partner, A.M.F.S. Limited. AmeraMex presently processes forestry products in Mexico, and has land for a sawmill site in Ojos Negros, 35 miles east of Ensenada. AmeraMex sells lumber in Mexico and the United States.
Women First HealthCare, Inc.
Women First HealthCare to Present at Banc of America Securities Healthcare Conference; Presentation to be Available on Women First Web Site
SAN DIEGO, March 22, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Edward F. Calesa, chairman, president and CEO of Women First HealthCare, Inc. (Nasdaq:WFHC), will discuss business operations and strategic plans for the Company at the Banc of America Securities Healthcare Conference to be held April 2 - 4, 2002, at the Four Seasons Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada. Mr. Calesa is scheduled to speak on Thursday, April 4, 2002 from 2:05 PM to 2:35 PM Pacific Time (5:05 PM to 5:35 PM Eastern Time). The presentation may include forward-looking information.
Koala Announces Letter of Understanding to Acquire Transcard Canada, Limited
TORONTO, March 22, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Koala International Wireless, Inc. (OTCBB:KIWI), a leader in the development of web-based, wireless network applications, announced today that it has entered into a letter of intent to acquire 100% of the shares of Transcard Limited of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in exchange for common stock issued by Koala. The transaction is subject to a number of terms and conditions including the completion of mutual due diligence and approval by a majority of each company's shareholders.