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AU-System Launches Mobile Suite - A New Software Package for the Next Generation of Mobile Terminals
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 1, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- AU-System is today launching a software package for terminal manufacturers called Mobile Suite. The aim of the new package is to offer the market a complete, integrated suite of programs for mobile terminals. The core of the package is the AU- System Mobile Internet Client, successor to the highly successful AUS WAP Browser, which the company has so far licensed to about 50 terminal manufacturers worldwide. The package can be tailor-made to suit individual requirements with modules for managing Java(tm) applications, MMS (multimedia messaging service) messages, synchronisation and a security module for encryption and digital signatures. All products included in the AU-System Mobile Suite are based on open standards, which means they can be integrated with software from other manufacturers.
Strategic Deal for Sign On and Posten
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 1, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Listed company Sign On AB (publ) and Posten AB (publ), Sweden Post, have entered into a general agreement. The parties will be working in co- operation, and Posten will become a new shareholder in Sign On.
Effnet: Sonopress to Offer DBB
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, February 01, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Effnet's subsidiary Wkit today announces that it has signed an agreement with Arvato Storage Media including it's Sonopress subsidiary to offer DBB (Don't Bother Burn(TM)) copy protection to it's CD-ROM customers. Sonopress is the second largest CD-plant worldwide. Arvato Storage Media is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bertelsmann Arvato AG, the international network of media service-providers of Bertelsmann AG.
Gripen Submits Response to Australia
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 1, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Gripen International has today, February 1, submitted a response to the Australian government's Request For Information (RFI) for 'New aerospace combat capability' within its Air 6000 project.
Changes in Frontec's Management
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 1, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Frontec's restructuring process is continuing through the merger of the operations of the parent company, Frontec AB, and Frontec eBusiness. In connection with the change, Frontec CEO Per Tjernberg is assuming the role of Chief Operating Officer.
Metro is Most Read Free Newspaper in Barcelona
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb 1, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Metro International S.A. ("Metro") (Nasdaq:MTROA) (Nasdaq:MTROB), the international newspaper group, today announced that its Barcelona edition had 354,000 daily readers in November 2001, according to the local official readership survey. On this basis, 'Metro Directe' is the most read free newspaper in Barcelona only eight months after it's launch. 'Metro Directe's' only free daily newspaper rival, which was launched in 2000, was reported by the same source to have only 257,000 readers in Barcelona.
Sectra: Invitation to Press Conference
LINKOPING, Sweden, Feb. 1, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Helsingborg Hospital has ordered a revolutionary digital mammography system from Sectra that will give Helsingborg women 1/5 of the radiation.
C Technologies Subsidiary Anoto to Sell Application Development Kit--ADK--to Partners
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 1, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Anoto has according to plan sold around twenty beta versions of the proprietary Application Development Kit (ADK) to partners who can use them to develop their own services with Anoto functionality. The ADK will cost USD 10,000 and a commercial market launch is planned for the end of the first quarter of 2002. ADK accelerates acceptance of the global de facto standard for digital paper and offers companies in most sectors the opportunity to develop paper-based digital communication services utilising Anoto functionality. These services will be a future source of income for Anoto and Partners.