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SurgiCare Continues Rapid Growth with Letter of Intent for New Surgery Center; Receives Significant Development Fees
HOUSTON, Oct. 1, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- SurgiCare, Inc. (AMEX:SRG), a Houston-based Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) provider, announced today that it has signed a Letter of Intent to develop and operate a multi-specialty surgery center to be located in Bellaire, Texas. The Facility will emphasize plastic surgery. SurgiCare received a $150,000 development fee in conjunction with this transaction, which the company will recognize in its third quarter financial results. SurgiCare received another $150,000 fee related to a previously announced Specialty Facility that it will also develop in Houston. This marks the third facility that the Company has signed a Letter of Intent on within the past six weeks.
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Unity Wireless Announces New Linear Power Amplifier Program And Advanced Technology Development Group
FEDERAL WAY, Wash., Oct. 1, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- Unity Wireless Corporation (OTCBB:UTYW), a leading provider of innovative high performance RF power amplifiers to the wireless industry, announced today the creation of its Linear Power Amplifier & Advanced Technology Development Group, to be led by Chris Owen, B.S., CEng., M.I.E.E., who recently joined the Company as a Senior RF Engineer.
Hauser Acquires Rights to All-Natural Cholesterol Lowering Product
BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 1, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- Hauser, Inc. (OTCBB:HAUS) announced today it has exercised its option to purchase patented technology and the intellectual property rights related to policosanol, a product derived from beeswax. In clinical studies, policosanol has demonstrated benefits for promoting healthy cholesterol levels. Hauser licensed the patented technology from a developmental start-up company. Terms were not disclosed.
iPrint Announces Timing of Special Stockholder Meeting
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 1, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- iPrint Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:IPRT), the leading online printing technology and infrastructure provider, today reported that it will host a special stockholder meeting on Wednesday, October 24, 2001, at 10:00 a.m. (PDT), at La Rinconada Country Club in Los Gatos, CA.
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NFO Merac Study Survey on Banking Usage and Attitude in Saudi Arabia
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Oct. 1, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- NFO Merac, the largest custom marketing Research Company in the Middle East and an NFO WorldGroup company, has recently completed a large-scale study on the use of banking products and services in Saudi Arabia. This syndicated quantitative survey gives marketers baseline findings on which to guide future marketing strategies, it also helps banks to better appreciate customer attitudes and their relationships with banking institutions.
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Molecular Diagnostics Submits 510(K) Application to the FDA for InPath e2 Collector
CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- Molecular Diagnostics, Inc., formerly Ampersand Medical (OTCBB:MCDG), announced today that it has submitted a 510(k) application to the United States Food and Drug Administration for clearance to market the company's InPath e2 Collector, a novel cervical sampling device to be used in Pap testing. The submission is based on data amalgamated from several studies undertaken at Cleveland Clinic Foundation, University Hospitals / Case Western Reserve (Cleveland, OH), and Northwestern University Medical Center (Chicago, IL).
Telenor Introduces Price Structure for Wireless Internet Zone (with link)
OSLO, Norway, Oct. 1, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- On October 1, Telenor (Nasdaq:TELN) will introduce two alternative ways in which to charge for the use of the Wireless Internet Zone (WLAN) service. One of these price models involves the customer paying according to the volume of data transmitted. The other method of payment is adapted to be used with WLAN cards that may be leased at hotels and conference establishments and allows for unlimited usage within a limited period of time.
Metso to Supply LWC Paper Line to China
HELSINKI, Finland, Oct. 1, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- Metso Paper has received an order to supply an LWC/newsprint production line to China. The order was placed by Jilin Paper Co., Ltd. The start-up of the line, to be built at Jilin, northern China, is scheduled for late 2002. The value of the order is over EUR 70 million.