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Atlas Copco to Strengthen Its Mining Rock Excavation Business
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 10, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Atlas Copco (Other OTC:ATLKY) has decided to integrate its drill rig and loader/truck businesses into one dedicated division. By transferring the production of loaders and mining trucks from Atlas Copco Wagner, Portland, USA, to the Rock Excavation Technology Center in Orebro, Sweden, substantial synergies will be achieved in product development, manufacturing, purchasing, logistics, and administration.
ImageX Denied Preliminary Injunction Against iPrint Technologies
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 9, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- iPrint Technologies, inc. (Pink Sheets:IPRT), a leading provider of online and offline marketing and customized branding solutions, today announced that the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington rejected the preliminary injunction requested by ImageX (Nasdaq:IMGX) on August 26, 2002.
2003 Newport Resource Product Catalog Now Available
IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 9, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Newport Corporation (Nasdaq:NEWP) announced the availability of the 2003 Newport Resource, Newport's 1,500-page product and technical tutorial catalog. Available in both color print and online versions, and published in three languages -- English, French, and German, this comprehensive resource regarding Newport Corporation's products and technology also features a significant amount of applications information and technical tutorials to supplement the complete range of Newport product information. Product and technology areas covered in the 2003 Newport Resource include Precision and Laser Optics; Opto-mechanical Mounts and Positioners; Vibration Isolation Systems; Motorized Positioning Stages and Systems; Opto-mechanical Test Instrumentation; Photonic Components and much more.
Isee3d Inc.: Update on Reverse Takeover Transaction
MONTREAL, Oct. 9, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Isee3d Inc. (the "Company") (TSX Venture Exchange:YEY) (Other OTC:ISEDF) announced today that it has called an annual and special meeting of shareholders to be held in Montreal on December 3, 2002 to approve, among other things, the acquisition (RTO) of Interactive Classified Corporation (ICC) immediately following: (i) ICC's acquisition (the "QuikView Acquisition") of QuikView Inc. (QuikView) of Cupertino, California; (ii) a consolidation of its common shares on a 1 for 10 basis (instead of a 1 for 7 basis as previously announced); and (iii) a name change to "InstantLive Technologies Inc." The RTO is expected to be completed shortly after the Meeting provided the requisite shareholder and regulatory approval is received.
FiNet.com Announces Mutual Agreement to Terminate the Acquisition of R.E. Ventures, Inc.
SAN RAMON, Calif., Oct. 9, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- FiNet.com, Inc. (Nasdaq:FNCM) (the "Company") announced today that the Company, R.E. Ventures, Inc. and the shareholders of R.E. Ventures, Inc. have mutually terminated the Agreement of Purchase and Sale of Stock signed by the parties on April 23, 2002 (the "Agreement") prior to the closing of the transaction contemplated in the Agreement. Under the Agreement, the Company was to acquire the www.realestate.com domain name, Website and related assets.
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Competitive Technologies Applauds Doctor's Call for Homocysteine Testing
FAIRFIELD, Conn., Oct. 9, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Competitive Technologies, Inc. (AMEX:CTT) announced today that Dr. Isadore Rosenfeld, host of Fox News Live Weekend's Sunday Housecall (www.foxnews.com), called for his listening audience to ask their personal doctor to administer a homocysteine test as part of their routine check-up. Dr. Rosenfeld noted that a high homocysteine level reading could mean that the patient was vulnerable for heart attack, stroke or Alzheimer's disease. He also noted that if high, the homocysteine level can be reduced by your doctor recommending an oral combination of folic acid, and Vitamins B12 and B6.