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Chimera Technology Corp.
Chimera Signs First Licensee
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Chimera Technology Corp. (Pink Sheets: CMRA), through its wholly owned subsidiary 724Bingo.com, an innovative Internet Gaming Software Provider/Licensor & e-Commerce services company, today announced it has entered into its first memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Market System Inc. of Singapore, for a non-exclusive license to utilize Chimera's Internet gaming suite.
Volvo Becomes the Largest Truck Brand in Entire Nordic Region
GOTEBORG, Sweden, Jan. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Volvo (Nasdaq:VOLVY) became the largest player in the heavy trucks market in the Nordic region in 2002. Volvo sold the most heavy trucks (more than 16 tons) in Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway. Volvo was also the largest Nordic brand for medium-heavy trucks (10-16 tons).
Strategic Distribution, Inc.
Strategic Distribution, Inc. Announces New Leadership
BENSALEM, Pa., Jan. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Strategic Distribution, Inc. (Nasdaq:STRD), a leading provider of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supply chain management services, today announced the resignation of President and CEO, Ron Whitaker and the appointment of three senior executives of the Company to the Office of the Chairman.
Riverhead Networks Appoints VP North American Sales
CUPERTINO, Calif., Jan. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Riverhead Networks, a leading provider of Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) protection solutions that ensure business continuity for ISPs, data centers and large enterprises, today announced the appointment of Michael G. Albers to vice president of sales for North America. Albers will report to the CEO and oversee the company's North American sales operations from Riverhead's Virginia office.
Pyng Technologies Inc.
Pyng Technologies Corp.: Sales Record Set for F.A.S.T. 1 System
BURNABY, B.C., Canada, Jan. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pyng Technologies Corp. (TSX Venture Exchange:PYT) (OTCBB:PYNGF) is pleased to announce that subsidiary Pyng Medical Corp. has reached sales of over $247,800, the highest quarter ever, for Fiscal Year 2003-Q1 ending December 31st, 2002. This is a 72 percent increase over the previous quarter. The average monthly sales to-date for Fiscal Year 2003 now exceeds $82,600 per month, which is approximately 68 percent ahead of the average monthly sales for Fiscal Year 2002, which ended September 30th, 2002.
Tele2 Launches Fixed Line Operation in Belgium
NEW YORK and STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Tele2 AB ("Tele2," "the Group") (Nasdaq:TLTOA) (Nasdaq:TLTOB), the leading alternative pan-European telecommunications company, is pleased to announce the launch of fixed line telephony services in Belgium from January 15, 2003.
Swedish Match Announces New Prices on Moist Snuff for Sale in the U.S.
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Swedish Match AB (Nasdaq:SWMAY) (Stockholm:SWMA) today announced that Swedish Match North America has increased wholesale prices on its Timber Wolf moist snuff by 15 cents per can, effective January 20, 2003. The new wholesale list price for Timber Wolf product will be $1.61 per can. The wholesale price for Renegades snuff will increase by 11 cents per can, to $2.69.