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The Mercanti Group
Mercanti Research Focuses on Changing Faces of America
LOS ANGELES and MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 29, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The influence of minorities, the rise in home ownership, the aging of the American population and the spread of obesity cannot be ignored by businesses and investors looking to prosper in America, according to a just-completed study by The Mercanti Group. "The Changing Faces of America" analyzes the socioeconomic and demographic trends facing America that Mercanti believes should underpin investment decisions for the future. Based on in-depth study of the 2000 U.S. Census data, the report details emerging trends in population, geography, mobility, gender, age, race and education that will influence the U.S. economy and its consumer and industrial sectors.
Scania: Omni plans to concent-rate its production of bus bodies to Poland
SODERTALJE, Sweden, Sept. 29, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Scania (Other OTC:SVKBF): Omni plans to shut down the production of bus bodies in Katrineholm during the spring 2004. This operation will be moved to the production site in Poland. The move is intended to help Omni achieve its long-term financial goals and objectives for profitability and competitiveness. This will directly affect about 100 employees who will be offered jobs within the Scania Group. Codetermination negotiations have started.
Competitive Technologies, Inc.
Competitive Technologies Signs New Agreements
FAIRFIELD, Conn., Sept. 29, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Competitive Technologies, Inc. (AMEX:CTT) announced today that it has signed separate one-time fee agreements with Merck & Co. (NYSE:MRK), Roche Holdings AG B (Other OTC:RHHBY) and Toshiba Corporation (Other OTC: TOSBF) for each company's use of CTT technologies.
CDMA Development Group
CDMA2000 Drives Data Service Usage and Revenue
COSTA MESA, Calif., Sept. 29, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The CDMA Development Group (CDG) (www.cdg.org) announced today that third-generation (3G) CDMA2000(r) dominates in data services, measured by the number of subscribers, the broad range of advanced applications it supports, and the increased revenue it generates for operators.
Bock Communications Supports Latin American Public Relations for Kyocera Wireless
SOUTH COAST METRO, Calif., Sept. 29, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Bock Communications, Inc., an award-winning, full-service public relations and marketing communications firm specializing in telecommunications and high technology, today announced that it has been retained to provide public relations counsel for Kyocera Wireless in Latin America. Kyocera is a leading supplier of innovative, feature-rich CDMA handsets and accessories for customers worldwide. Bock Communications' charter is to develop a comprehensive public relations program that supports the business goals of Kyocera Wireless' Latin American operations.
Bitfone Teams with Motorola to Provide Over-The-Air Software Updates to Mobile Devices
LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., and LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif., Sept. 29, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE:MOT) and Bitfone Corporation (www.bitfone.com) today announced that the two companies have signed a global agreement for the deployment of Bitfone's over-the-air (OTA) firmware update solution, mProve(tm), for the purpose of upgrading software in handsets within the Motorola Personal Communications Sector (PCS) portfolio. This agreement follows the previously announced investment into Bitfone by Motorola Ventures.
NextMED Systems, Inc.
NextMED Wins Award as Cleveland's Most Promising IT Company for 2003
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Sept. 29, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- NextMED Systems, a provider of Internet-based medical practice management software and claims-management services, announced that it has received a 2003 CAKI Award, reflecting its emergence as one of Cleveland's most promising information technology companies. The CAKI (Cleveland Area Knowledge Industry) Awards recognize outstanding companies in Northeastern Ohio annually for their successes in creating and applying technology. Cleveland's Mayor Jane Campbell presented the award at a ceremony Tuesday at City Hall.
Capital Research Group, Inc
TheSUBWAY.com Announces Investment Opinion for Monday, September 29, 2003: EPFL, IBII, CREE, IBZT, ICGE
WESTON, Fla. , Sept. 29, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Watch Epic Financial Corporation (OTCBB:EPFL). EPFL is new to TheSUBWAY.com, and we expect great things from this stock! Watch this company; we think it is due to make a move in the near term! Other stocks highlighted include: