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Berger & Montague PC
Berger & Montague, P.C. Sues Apropos Technology on Behalf of All Purchasers of Apropos Between February 17, 2000 Through April 10, 2001 -- APRS
PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 1, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- The law firm of Berger & Montague, P.C. (http://www.bergermontague.com) filed a class action suit on behalf of an investor against Apropos Technology, Inc. ("Apropos" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:APRS) and its principal officers and directors in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on behalf of all persons or entities who purchased Apropos stock in or traceable to the Company's February 17, 2000 initial public offering (the "IPO"), or in the open market during the Class Period from February 17, 2000 through April 10, 2001. This is the only action filed on behalf of purchasers of Apropos during the period February 17, 2000 through April 10, 2001. The class period in previously filed actions ended on May 15, 2000.
Berger & Montague PC
Berger & Montague, P.C. Alleges CareScience, Inc. Misled Investors with Increase in Development and Selling, Expenses and Product Plans -- CARE
PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 1, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- The law firm of Berger & Montague, P.C. (http://www.bergermontague.com) filed a class action suit on behalf of an investor against CareScience, Inc. ("CareScience" or the "company") (Nasdaq:CARE) and its principal officers and directors in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on behalf of all persons or entities who purchased CareScience, Inc. securities during the period from June 28, 2000 through and including November 1, 2000, inclusive (the "Class Period").
Ahold Successfully Completes Acquisition of Alliant Foodservice
ZAANDAM, The Netherlands, Nov. 30, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ahold (NYSE:AHO), the leading food retail and foodservice company, today announced the successful completion of its acquisition of Alliant Exchange, Inc., the parent company of Alliant Foodservice, Inc., a prominent operator in the foodservice market of the United States. Ahold is already owner of U.S. Foodservice, the second largest food service company in the United States with annual sales of approximately USD 12 billion. Together with Alliant, Ahold's foodservice operations in the United States now generate total sales of approximately USD 19 billion.
AlphaTrade.com Releases German Market Data Effective December 1, 2001
VANCOUVER, British Columbia and FRANKFURT, Germany, Nov. 30, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- AlphaTrade.com (OTCBB:EBNK) (FSE: TDR WKN 920952), the world's first streaming, multi-lingual market data provider, is announcing they will commence streaming, real-time German market data effective December 1, 2001.
Elcom International Chairman and CEO Interview to be Broadcast by Vcall over the Internet
RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 30, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- Elcom International, Inc. (Nasdaq:ELCO), a leading international provider of remotely hosted eProcurement and private eMarketplace solutions, will have Robert J. Crowell, Elcom International, Inc.'s Chairman and CEO, host a Business Update interview with Vcall on Friday, November 30, at 12:00 Noon Eastern, Vcall, a Service of World Investor Link, announced today.
United Online, Inc.
United Online Launches First Advertising Campaign Promoting Combined NetZero and Juno Brands; National Cable Buy to Run Through Holidays
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Nov. 30, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- United Online, Inc. (Nasdaq:UNTD), a leading Internet service provider (ISP) that commenced operations in September 2001 with the merger of NetZero and Juno Online Services, today launched a new national television ad campaign that will air through the holiday season. The newly created ads introduce consumers to the United Online brand, while jointly promoting NetZero and Juno, the two leading brands in the value-priced ISP segment. Combined, both services had more than 6.1 million active users at September 30, 2001.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Northrop Grumman Completes Tender Offer for Newport News Shipbuilding
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 30, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) announced today the completion of its tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of Newport News Shipbuilding Inc. (NYSE:NNS), creating the world's largest naval shipbuilder. The tender offer expired at midnight E.S.T. on Nov. 29, 2001. All shares validly tendered have been accepted for exchange.