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PrecisePLAN for IMRT Gains FDA 510(k) Clearance: Elekta Provides Integrated IMRT Workflow for Cancer Centers
NORCROSS, Ga., Oct. 7, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- With the advent of new technology, the separation between radiation treatment delivery and treatment planning has been narrowing. At Elekta, our development teams have been working together to deliver an innovative approach to integration in radiation therapy. As a result, Elekta today announced the availability of PrecisePLAN(R) for IMRT. PrecisePLAN brings a new degree of productivity and ease to optimized IMRT treatment planning.
Three Wins for Tele2-Sponsored Boat Orn in America's Cup
NEW YORK/STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 7, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Tele2 AB ("Tele2", "the Group") (Nasdaq:TLTOA) (Nasdaq:TLTOB) (Stockholm:TEL2A and TEL2B), the leading alternative pan-European telecommunications company, today announces that the Victory Challenge syndicate in the America's Cup has now won its first three races in the Louis Vuitton Cup in Auckland, New Zealand. This includes victories over the French boat "Le Defi areva" and the Italian boat "Mascalzone Latino" and the first European victory in this series against the New York Yacht Club's "Stars and Stripes." Tele2 is one of the leading sponsors of the Nordic syndicate's challenge for international match race sailings' most coveted trophy.
Metro Sponsored Boat Wins Third Successive Race in America's Cup Challenger Series
BERTRANGE, Luxembourg, Oct. 7, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Metro International S.A. ("Metro") (Nasdaq:MTROA) (Nasdaq:MTROB), the international newspaper group, today announced that the Victory Challenge entry in the America's Cup has now won all three of its first races in the Louis Vuitton Cup in Auckland, New Zealand. Metro is one of the leading sponsors of the Nordic syndicate's challenge for international match race sailings' most coveted trophy.
Geveko Will Dispose the Subsidiary LKF, Inc. in USA
GOTEBORG, Sweden, Oct. 7, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Geveko has a preliminary agreement, Letter of Intent, with the U.S. business partner Flint Trading Inc. concerning disposal of the holding of 67 per cent in the subsidiary LKF, Inc. USA. By acquiring 67 per cent of the shares in LKF, Inc., Flint Trading Inc. will be the owner of 100 per cent of the shares in LKF, Inc.
Modern Times Group MTG AB: 32% Commercial Share of TV Viewing in Baltics
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 7, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Modern Times Group MTG AB (Nasdaq:MTGNY), the international media group, today announced that its TV3 channels have achieved record commercial shares of viewing in the Baltic states of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. TV3 is the largest commercial TV channel in Estonia and the primary challenger in both Latvia and Lithuania. The channels achieved a 31.7% pan-Baltic commercial share of viewing amongst the core audience of 15-49 year olds in the first half of 2002, up 3.5% from the same period last year.
Wilson Greatbatch Technologies, Inc.
Wilson Greatbatch Technologies, Inc. Announces 3rd Quarter Fiscal 2002 Earnings Conference Call and One-Time, Non-Cash Charges
CLARENCE, N.Y., Oct. 7, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wilson Greatbatch Technologies, Inc. (the "Company" or "WGT") (NYSE:GB) Saturday announced, that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2002. The Company will release earnings after the NYSE closes on Wednesday, October 30, 2002, and its Chairman, President and CEO. Edward F. Voboril, and its Executive Vice President and CFO, Lawrence P. Reinhold, will discuss the results at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on that date.
Telelogic Sells Additional Licenses of Tau/Architect Prior to General Availability
MALMO, Sweden and IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 7, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Telelogic (Stockholm:TLOG) (Other OTC:TGIAF), the leading global provider of solutions for advanced systems and software development, today announced that it has signed a license agreement with Cellon, the world's largest independent wireless design house. The agreement provides Cellon's engineers with access to Telelogic's new visual system engineering tool Tau(R)/Architect(TM), which was introduced today. The agreement also includes licenses of Telelogic DocExpress(R) for automated documentation.
Telelogic Lands First Customer for Tau/Developer and Tau/Architect Prior to General Availability
MALMO, Sweden and IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 7, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Telelogic (Stockholm:TLOG) (Other OTC:TGIAF), the leading global provider of solutions for advanced systems and software development, today announced that Hughes Network Systems, the world's leading provider of broadband satellite network solutions for businesses and consumers, has purchased Telelogic Tau(R)/Developer(TM) and Telelogic Tau/Architect(TM) prior to general availability. Both Tau/Architect and Tau/Developer were launched earlier today. Along with Tau/Tester(TM), which was introduced in May 2002, these products represent Telelogic's next generation of development tools, known as Tau Generation2.