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Virage News Monitoring Solution Wins Two Best of Show Awards at NAB 2003
SAN MATEO, Calif., April 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Virage, Inc. (Nasdaq:VRGE), a leading provider of video and rich media communication software, today announced that its news monitoring solution has won the DigitalTV Television Broadcast Editors' Pick of the Show award and the Government Video Salute award. The editorial teams of DigitalTV Television Broadcast magazine and Government Video magazine presented Virage with the awards at the world's largest electronic media show, National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) 2003 Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Content To Mobile Phones: Is History In Danger Of Repeating Itself? Content Delivery on Internet Was Mired in Litigation; Will Content Delivered to Mobile Devices Face Same Fate?
SAN DIEGO, April 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- First, there was voice. Today, mobile phones are being manufactured to deliver far more than voice communications. Wireless devices are being rendered multimedia-enabled, so that images, video and even CD-quality music can be accessible through consumer handsets. But, what content will be legally exchangeable via wireless devices and what will be the compensation trail for wireless content? This topic was discussed today by Michael Pousti, chairman and chief executive officer of the wireless communications company (SMS.ac, Inc.) that is host to the largest mobile community in the world, www.sms.ac.
Novartis Pre-Announcement -- First-Quarter Results 2003
Basel, Switzerland, April 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Novartis (NYSE:NVS) (Other OTC:NVSEF): Please note that we will publish our Group financial results for the first quarter of 2003 on Tuesday, April 15, 2003 at approximately 7:15 a.m. (Swiss time) through the usual channels.
Hakan Karlsson New President of Volvo Buses
GOTEBORG, Sweden, April 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Hakan Karlsson, 41, will assume the position of president of Volvo Bus Corporation on June 1 and will become a member of the Group Executive Committee. He succeeds Jan Engstrom who will assume another position within the Volvo Group (Nasdaq:VOLVY) (Other OTC:VOLVF) (Other OTC:VOLAFK) that will be announced later. Hakan Karlsson is currently president of Volvo Logistics, a Group-wide unit responsible for transportation and logistics.
Nominations to Munters AB's (publ) Board of Directors
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- At the Annual General Meeting of Munters AB (Other OTC:MUNTF), to be held May 7, 2003, the following proposal will be submitted regarding the number of directors, compensation to the Board of Directors, and election of the members of the Board of Directors. Shareholders who jointly represent approximately 30 per cent of the shares and votes in the company have declared their intention to vote for the proposal. The number of members to remain unchanged, i.e. seven with no deputies. Re-election of Berthold Lindqvist, Soren Mellstig, Bo Ingemarson, Sven Ohlsson, Lars Spongberg and Lennart Evrell and new election of Bengt Kjell. Anders Jagraeus has declined re-election. The Board of Directors is recommended to appoint Berthold Lindqvist as Chairman of the Board.