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Virage Reports Improved Fiscal Q2 Results
SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 17, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Virage, Inc. (Nasdaq:VRGE), a leading provider of video and rich media communication software, today reported operating results for its second fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2002.
Music Choice Reports an Increase of 1.2 Million New Customers in Q3, 2002
HORSHAM, Pa., Oct. 17, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Music Choice, the largest provider of commercial-free digital music via cable and satellite, and distributor of an exclusive Concert Series through a nationwide network of cable systems, today announced an increase of 1.2 million new Music Choice customers for the quarter ended September 30, 2002. Music Choice has realized a total increase of 3.3 million new customers year-to-date bringing the total cable and DIRECTV(r) homes with Music Choice to 25.2 million.
bTrade and CROSSMARK Team Up to Offer Wal-Mart Suppliers Free `TDAccess Wal-Mart Edition'
IRVING, Texas, Oct. 17, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- bTrade, inc. and CROSSMARK announced today a no-charge program designed to quickly and easily bring CROSSMARK clients who are suppliers to Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT) onto the Internet. This promotion combines bTrade's rapidly deployable, proven EDIINT collaboration software with order management services provided by eXchangeBridge to bring suppliers a world class collaboration solution.
The Seidler Companies
Neil D. Berlant Joins The Seidler Companies
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 17, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Seidler Companies Incorporated, today announced that Neil D. Berlant has joined the firm as first vice president and managing director of Water Group, a newly established practice focused on the water industry.
`Escape to Freedom,' the Daring Autobiography of Cynthia Lynn
BLOOMINGTON, Ind., Oct. 17, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Edward Ansara chronicles the life and times of Cynthia Lynn in his biography "Escape to Freedom: a Biography of Cynthia Lynn" (now available through 1stbooks Library). The timeliness of his book is apparent; on October 18, the motion picture "Auto Focus" will be released. It deals mainly with actor Bob Crane's involvement with the making of pornographic videocassettes of his sexlife prior to his murder. Cynthia Lynn was the only female in the original cast of "Hogan's Heroes," the television series in which Crane starred. Cynthia had a relationship with Crane (as detailed in the book) at which time Bob Crane gave no indication of his pornographic tendencies as depicted in the movie. Crane married Cynthia's replacement becoming his second wife.
Millicom International Cellular
Millicom Board Appointment
BERTRANGE, Luxembourg, Oct. 17, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Millicom International Cellular S.A. ("MIC") (Nasdaq:MICC), the global telecommunications investor, today announced that Mr. Vigo Carlund, President and Chief Executive Officer of Industriforvaltnings AB Kinnevik, has been appointed to the Millicom Board.
Bure's Tax Dispute Finally Settled
GOTHENBURG, Sweden, Oct. 17, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Bure Equity (Other OTC:BRVVF) recently won a case in the Supreme Administrative Court about its status as an investment company. The tax authority in Gothenburg has abided by the ruling of the Supreme Administrative Court. This means that the tax authority's demand for a total of SEK 900M has finally been dropped.