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Articles from Business Wire (March 13, 1996)

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3Com's LinkSwitch 2700 Ethernet ATM Switch Earns Top Marks in Comprehensive Performance Test; Edge Device for 3Com's Leading ATM Backbone Solution Enjoys Widespread Deployment in Large-Scale ATM Networks. 1119
51.9 million Chancellor shares tendered to HCO offer. 334
ACCUSTAFF SETS DISTRIBUTION DATE FOR THREE-FOR-ONE STOCK SPLIT. 142
Active Voice Corp.'s fourth quarter and fiscal 1996 year end update. 631
Advertising Lawyer foresees a First Amendment "disaster" in Liggett Group Tobacco Settlement. 313
Allergan Partnering In Public Education Forum To Feature Five Orange County School Superintendents. 498
Alliance Communications Announces Principal Photography for Toe Tags. 257
Alliance Imaging signs five-year contract with Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital. 300
Amcast announces second quarter 1996 results. 792
AMD to Create Programmable Logic Subsidiary; Establishing Dedicated Sales Force. 567
AMD, Quarterdeck Agreement Delivers Full-Duplex Voice Over the Internet. 631
American Library Association (ALA) recommends Devine Entertainment's "The Composers' Specials" video series to all U.S. public schools and libraries. 174
Anvil Range Announces First Quarter Results. 1026
Ariel's computer telephony group announces breakthrough high-density modem technology; targets Internet access, transaction processing and other on-line services. 763
Asymetrix creates Asymetrix Direct; Hires new VP to direct expanding end user sales division. 368
AT&T selects SurfWatch as premier Internet filtering software for its WorldNet service; agreement expands the reach of the Internet's leading blocking software. 481
AT&T Will Provide Local Service in California by Mid-Summer. 341
AT&T WorldNet Service announces availability of SurfWatch, leading Internet filtering software; AT&T and SurfWatch join together to help parents and teachers block unwanted content on the Internet. 1108
BAMTA to Establish Learning Center for Training in the Business and Technology of Networked Multimedia; Canada's Bell Centre for Creative Communications To Provide Initial Curriculum, Focused On Bridging Gap Between Content Developers and Technology Providers. 653
Band-Ore Resources Ltd.-Gold Mineralization Confirmed On Strike. 901
Bangor Hydro declares quarterly dividends. 167
BART Airport Extension Gets Two Thumbs-Up Boost From the White House. 791
Board authorizes repurchase. 97
BROOKE AGREES TO SETTLE TOBACCO LITIGATION WITH CASTANO CLASS; Castano Plaintiffs Agree Not To Seek Injunction Against Nabisco Spinoff If Brooke's Nominees Are Elected To RJR Nabisco Board; Brooke Close To Similar Agreement With Attorneys General of Five States. 850
Bruce Technologies wins $8 million order from Harris Semiconductor; Bruce to provide advanced vertical furnaces for Harris' first 200mm wafer fab. 362
Cadmus and CatchWord form global alliance to deliver journals on the Internet. 339
Caere Announces OmniPage for Arabic at CeBIT '96; Caere Provides First OmniFont Optical Character Recognition Software for the Arabic Language. 1198
California Market Study Shows Loyalty to Current Electricity Suppliers Is Tenuous Among Commercial and Industrial Customers; Half Will Switch if Given the Opportunity. 547
Cambior Inc. -- prefeasibility study completed for the La Granja Project; mining reserves for the project increase substantially. 677
Camelot Corp. secures $13.4 million in private placement funds. 267
Canadian Western Bank Announces Filing of Preliminary Prospectus for Convertible Debenture Offering. 269
Capcom President to Speak on CompuServe. 334
Car Choice aligns with JTECH Pagers to ease customer interaction. 505
CE Franklin Ltd. Changes Year End to December 31. Calendar 127
Cell Cultures Are Increasingly Important to Manufacturing in the Biotechnology Industry. 558
Cell Robotics announces breakthrough in microscopic fluid handling. 297
Cheni Resources - Year End Results. 645
Citizens Utilities declares distribution payment to holders of 5% convertible preferred securities of Citizens Utilities Trust. 168
Codina Bush Klein (asterisk) ONCOR International names Commercial Sales and Leasing Associates. 303
Coeur d'Alene Mines announces cash distribution. 131
CompCore's "Top Ten" Selling MPEG-1 Software Showing at CeBIT. 524
COMPLETE MANAGEMENT, INC. APPOINTS THREE KEY EXECUTIVES TO SENIOR MANAGEMENT TEAM. 398
Compoint Inc. announces appointment of Frank Lagattuta as chief operating officer and VP of sales. 338
Consumers Union Calls Tax Refund Loans Bad Deal. 748
Continental American Transportation Inc. acquires Carpet Transport Inc. 256
Continental Homes Holding announces offering of $150 million senior notes and tender offer for 12 percent senior notes due 1999. 545
Continuous Improvement and Quality Management Certificate Program Offered by UCSC Extension. 225
Coscient Group Signs an Agreement with Ellipse, a Subsidiary of Canal+, Leading to the Production of Animation Series Valued at $100 Million. 597
CrossComm signs Prudential Securities to contract valued at $2.5 million; Three-year deal for products and services to link approximately 250 branch offices. 902
Danoil Reports Carson Creek Drilling Results and the Extension of the Small Shareholder Purchasing and Selling Program. 402
DeltaPoint, Inc. announces DeltaGraph 4.0; Latest Upgrade Offers Powerful Charting Features and Increased Usability With the Latest Applications. 792
Dendrite International announces expansion of Glaxo Wellcome Australia contract. 191
Dense-Pac Microsystems approved for trading on NASDAQ National Market. 188
DHS ANNOUNCES LETTER OF INTENT TO ACQUIRE CARDIAC CONCEPTS, INC. 283
Dictaphone announces new courtroom recording system; Dictaphone to exclusively market Future Technology Resource's For The Record system throughout North America. 523
Digital Solutions names George Eklund chief executive officer. 287
Dignity Partners Announces 1995 Earnings. 528
Disclosure Incorporated announces unprecedented desktop access to real-time EDGAR and worldwide corporate filing; also announces strategic alliance with Bureau van Dijk to develop next generation of CD-ROM research tools. 694
Dorsey & Whitney Law Firm Scores Major California Court Victory; Ruling for Minneapolis-based Zeos International Ltd. Spells Good News for U.S. Mail-Order Companies and California Consumers. 604
Draxis appoints new chairman. 273
Eagle Finance Corp. reports fiscal 1995 fourth quarter and full year operating results. 1058
Eaton Corporation proposes to acquire CAPCO for $11 per share. 1384
Eldorado Corporation - Laguna Verde Property Update. 485
Electronics consortium formed to meet new competitive challenges. 1437
Elk Point acquiring assets at Huntoon and Saddle Hills. 220
EMPLOYER-CONNECT wins best product award; named one of 1995's top ten risk management products by Risk & Insurance Magazine. 241
Ericsson launches first cellular system in Macedonia. 169
Extended Systems JetEye Net Plus selected as portable computing product of the year by LAN Magazine; award solidifies Extended Systems as the leader in wireless infrared connectivity solutions. 496
Fairstar Comments on the Recent Trading in its Shares. 228
Filing Taxes by Telephone Surpasses 2.5 Million Mark in First Two Months. 317
Focus Enhancement signs five new mail-order distributors. 426
FREEPORT-McMoRan COPPER & GOLD EXPECTS TO RESUME MINE/MILL OPERATIONS SHORTLY. 123
FTP Software's new OnNet delivers advanced mobile communications; Industry leader offers TCP/IP networking applications for all Windows platforms. 845
Gartner Group and Expocon host the first iEC -- Internet & Electronic Commerce Conference & Exhibition; More than 150 exhibitors and 10,000 attendees are expected. 543
George and Martha Washington-signed books that once sold for under $10 now bring thousands; Washington autographed book sold by relatives for $9 at 1876 public auction now valued at well over $25,000; the rarer Martha signature in a book received at Mount Vernon immediately following the President's death estimated at $12,500. 607
Geoworks, Nokia and Intel Introduce Next-Generation Device for Advanced Mobile Communications. 697
GFSR announces subsidiary funding. 287
Harrowston Inc. Records 1995 Earnings of $11.5 Million. 908
Health Care REIT Inc. announces appointment of vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer. 203
Hibernia announces $45 million mortgage pool to help low-income families buy their first homes; 900 families to achieve dream of home ownership; the largest program of its type in Louisiana. 906
Hibernia Elects Richard L. "Ike" Stage To Top Consumer Banking Position. 545
HighwayMaster and AT&T to end relationship: GTE-TSI slated for future expansion. 987
HMT Technology Corp. commences initial public offering of common stock. 261
Homestake Mining Company Exercises Option To Acquire Interest In Chelopech Gold/Copper Operations in Bulgaria. 412
Horace Small Apparel unaudited results for the year ended 31st December 1995; turnover and profits increased. 1616
HRE Properties announces 6.9% quarterly dividend increase. 282
HRE Properties reports first quarter FFO growth of 8.8 percent. 482
Human Genome Sciences reports 1995 financial results. 544
IDC launches semiconductor market planning service in Japan; Former Dataquest memory analyst joins IDC's Japan Staff. 568
IDC predicts semiconductor content in cellular phones will decline by 25%; Integration will drive down costs and increase functionality. 568
Illinois Superconductor reports results for 1995; completes new SpectrumMaster field trial; first in digital cellular system. 915
Imperial Bank considered among the top-ranked business banks in the country for fast-growth companies, according to a poll conducted by Inc. Magazine. 364
India's largest manufacturer of color picture tubes equips new plant with Canadian Automated Inspection Systems. 332
INFOSEEK LAUNCHES NEXT GENERATION INTERNET NAVIGATION SERVICE; Infoseek Guide Defines New Way of Searching the Net. 1480
Inhale Announces Start of Phase II Study with Pulmonary Insulin; Inhale and Pfizer Collaboration Aims to Replace Insulin Injections. 317
Inmet Mining to Explore Takla's Ubina Project in Bolivia. 370
Interphase announces new integrated ATM ASIC and Silicon Migration Strategy; migration path ensures customers of feature-rich ATM at attractive market pricing. 634
Intervisual Books reports year-end results. 472
IRT Industries Inc. intends to enter resort and casino markets in Latin America and the Caribbean. 153
ITAA Blasts Administration Official on Immigration Comment. 375
J.P. Morgan declares regular dividend. 191
JDN REALTY CORPORATION DECLARES QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND. 141
KLA Wafer Prober Organization to Combine with Tokyo Electron Ltd. 354
Koger Equity Inc. files suit against RGI. 455
Lam Ships 500th High Density Plasma Etch System. 559
LANNETT COMPANY ANNOUNCES SECOND QUARTER FISCAL 1996 PROFIT; Profitable First Half Fiscal 1996. 512
LCA-VISION SIGNS A MAJOR THREE-YEAR AGREEMENT WITH INDIANAPOLIS HOSPITALS TO MANAGE ADVANCED SURGICAL PROGRAMS. 371
Leading Web site providers promote FreeLoader off-line WWW delivery service; Infoseek, Yahoo!, and other Web site providers sign distribution agreements. 513
LIFECELL SIGNS FIRST DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT FOR ALLODERM TISSUE PRODUCTS FOR PLASTIC SURGERY MARKET; Appoints Medical Advisory Board for Plastic Surgery. 496
Logansport Financial Corp. announces first quarter dividend. 84
LTC declares first-quarter cash dividend. 90
Magic Software Enterprises announces comprehensive Internet strategy for World Wide Web applications; Magic WebLink solution for Internet available Wednesday; currently in use at Gannett. 997
Major communications study offers consumer perspective on $40 billion battle for local telephone service. 802
Management Technologies, Inc. Reports First Profitable Quarter in Years. 612
Management Technologies, Inc. Reports First Profitable Quarter in Years. 612
Marlin Developments Grants Stock Options. 110
Medaphis signs merger agreement with Rapid Systems Solutions Inc. 227
Meridian Industrial Trust, Inc. plans offering of 2,500,000 shares of common stock. 269
Meridian Occupational Healthcare Associates, Inc. acquires Good Samaritan Occupational Medicine Program. 325
Merisel introduces industry's first instant credit offering; reduces new customer set-up time to as little as one hour. 670
Microtest announces expansion in Asia-Pacific region. 404
Mid-America Apartment Communities makes announcement. 172
Montgomery Securities Initiates Coverage of Gensym Corporation with a BUY Rating. 155
MTO releases new report on Minnesota's international activity. 475
Multi Soft announces a Joint Development & Marketing Agreement with a Large Telephone Service Company. 501
Multi-Corp Updates Recent Developments. 1098
Murphy's Irish Stout sponsors Stamford's 1st Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade. 458
National Fun at Work Day April 1. 633
NEC Corporation Licenses DSP Group's Core Engines; DSP Cores to Enrich NEC's High-Performance ASIC Products. 316
NeoPath's patented automated Pap smear rescreening system gains important government approval; Decision allows AutoPap 300 QC System to replace federally mandated rescreening requirement, rendering previous quality control methods obsolete. 384
Net.radio To Broadcast Live From Mecklermedia Spring Internet World. 298
New Ascend MAX 4000 Software Enhancements Boost Productivity For Large Remote Networks; Release 4.6 Enhances Performance and Scalability Through Dial-out Modem, Fax, ARA and OSPF Support. 622
New Horizon Kids Quest, Inc. Acquires Six Boise, Idaho, Child Care Centers. 257
NEW VALLEY CORPORATION DECLARES DIVIDEND ON CLASS A SENIOR PREFERRED SHARES. 95
NGC to issue common shares related to Trident merger. 252
NobleNet receives award recognizing expansion and growth. 279
Northern Business Information, a Division of Datapro Information Services Group, Publishes World's Only Total-Market OSS Report: 1995 Operational Support Systems Markets - Global OSS Market Will Grow to More than US$22 Billion by 2000. 584
Northstar Health Services Inc. issues a letter to shareholders updating integration progress and outlook for 1996. 396
Novell donates telecomm equipment to IHC. 602
Novo Nordisk Financial Results 1995 - Part 1 of 2. 3066
Novo Nordisk Financial Results 1995 - Part 2 of 2. 1667
Novo Nordisk Financial Results 1995;. 4704
Oce-Office Systems launches Oce 9200 series into North American market. 632
OnTrak Awarded Multimillion Dollar Orders from Asian Chip Manufacturers. 413
Optical Coating Laboratory Inc. Introduces New Line of High Performance Anti-Reflection Glass. 257
ORNDA SIGNS THREE YEAR ASSET MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT WITH JANNX MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. 233
Ortel agrees to acquire Sweden's Avitec; strengthens company's global wireless positioning. 363
Pacific Bell Concerned By CPUC Resale Order. 329
Pacific Telesis Extends A Warm California Welcome To Out-Of-State Competitors; "Welcome to California" Gift Baskets Sent to MCI, AT&T and Sprint Bosses. 598
Paging Partners signs up with Motorola EMBARC to offer ESPNET TO GO Sports Information Service. 863
Paribas Capital Markets adds two senior members to international fixed income desk. 276
PC EXPO in New York to offer five top keynote presentations. 316
PDC Announces Upcoming BudTool(R) Sys Admin Training Schedule. 283
PETCO Animal Supplies, Inc. reports record sales and earnings, 20.4% comp sales increase and the acquisition of P.T. Moran stores. 653
Philip Morris U.S.A. statement. 150
Phillips/Anadarko announce subsale discovery in Gulf of Mexico. 435
Pixar grants Silicon Graphics patent license. 251
Praxair completes purchase of CBI shares. 120
PRAXAIR TO PURCHASE MILLER THERMAL UNIT OF ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS. 265
Premium Federal Savings Bank introduces one of the nation's low interest rate credit cards. 430
PRODIGY HIGHLIGHTS Week of March 11, 1996. 702
Protocol Systems Inc. receives two orders totaling $4.4M for Propaq vital signs monitors from the Department of Defense. 217
Proxima Corp. increases the brightness of its Desktop Projector 5100 to 350 ANSI lumens; international version is now in full production. 198
PRUDENTIAL REINSURANCE HOLDINGS NAMES NEW DIRECTORS AND SETS ANNUAL MEETING DATE. 266
Quebecor Printing Signs CDN $200 Million Contract with Sears Cananda. 309
Rail Advocates Ask CPUC For Safety Guarantees Before Approving Union Pacific-Southern Pacific Merger. 931
Regions to acquire Georgia Bank. 386
Relay Technology Releases Enhanced Relay/Gold Communications and Connectivity Software. 772
Reliance Electric and American Superconductor demonstrate 200-hp high-temperature superconducting motor; Companies to collaborate on $21 million development program with U.S. Department of Energy. 866
Revenues Continue to Grow in the Home Diagnostics Products Market. 521
RJR Nabisco releases inspectors preliminary report on consent solicitation results. 366
Rockwell Switching Systems Division purchases new headquarters facility. 230
SAP to Work With Microsoft to Enable Business Transactions Over the Internet, Develop New Common Interfaces; SAP Demonstrates New Internet-Enabled R/3 at CeBIT. 794
SatCon Technology receives fourth award from National Science Foundation, Small Business Innovative Research Program; SatCon awarded $75,000 to develop integrated bearing and motoring system for use in semiconductor manufacturing. 271
Save $56, or Get a $1.50 Subway Token? You Make the Call. 464
Scientific Technologies Inc. -- NASDAQ -- Increases Quarterly Dividend 14%. 136
Scope Communications Wins 1996 Product of the Year Award from LAN Magazine for WireScope 155 Tester. 273
Second Bancorp increases common dividend 15 percent. 148
Security First Corp. and First Kent Financial Corporation announce shareholder approval of merger. 189
SEDA Specialty Packaging Corp. retains investment banker F.M. Roberts & Co. 235
Sensormatic and OBI, Germany's largest D.I.Y. retailer, enter into source tagging partnership; retailer's decision follows German hardware sector's adoption of acousto-magnetic technology as the industry standard. 585
SHARED TECHNOLOGIES INC. COMPLETES MERGER WITH FAIRCHILD COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES COMPANY; Combined Company Is Largest Provider Of Shared Telecommunications Services in U.S. 516
Showboat makes announcement. 104
Silver Standard begins Exploration-El Asiento Project-Bolivia. 423
SMC ADDS NEW LINE OF HIGH PERFORMANCE, POWER EFFICIENT ETHERNET PC CARDS; EtherEZ PC Card and EtherEZ PC Card+Modem Offer Ease of Use, High Performance and Low Power Consumption. 1024
SNET board declares dividend. 112
Sobik's Subs retains Market Management International to initiate expansion into Asia. 403
SOFTQUAD INC. GIVES SNEAK PREVIEW OF HOTMETAL PRO 3.0 TO WORLDWIDE AUDIENCE AT MICROSOFT'S PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPER'S CONFERENCE. 734
Software Developer's expands Web site adding new section dedicated to Internet-related technologies; URL address, http://computing.supershops.com. 510
Southern Union Financing I announces quarterly dividend on preferred securities. 246
Southwest Airlines to expand headquarters and training facilities near Love Field. 739
SPINNAKER INDUSTRIES, INC. ANNOUNCES RECORD RESULTS FOR 1995. 693
Sports & Recreation announces opening of four stores: Atlanta, Kansas City, El Paso and Stockton. 369
Springtime ski packages at Sun Valley, Idaho; Kids Stay and Ski for Free. 192
Sprint response to California Public Utilities Commission ruling. 412
St. John announces 2-for-1 stock split. 145
StarSight Telecast and GTE to offer StarSight to GTE's first video service customers; GTE becomes first telephone company service provider to ship StarSight-capable advanced analog converters from General Instrument. 622
State Street unveils first-of-a-kind investment system for portfolio managers. 408
Strategic Organizational Effectiveness Course Offered by UCSC Extension in Silicon Valley. 241
Sumitomo, Internet Initiative Japan and Xing Technology Corp. establish joint venture in Japan; Sumitomo Corp. and Internet Initiative Japan Purchase 50 Percent Share of Xing Japan. 528
SunSoft Announces its SunSoft WorkShop Ready Partners Program. 241
SuperGen, Inc. Completes Initial Public Offering. 261
Technical Communications appoints new vice president of sales. 208
TeleVideo Reports First Quarter Results. 638
Teltech appoints director of information professionals market development. 512
Tenet announces new management services organization CEO; company looks to expand presence in Orange County/San Diego Region. 391
TEXACO SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETES A THREE WELL APPRAISAL PROGRAM AT ONE OF ITS DEEPWATER DISCOVERIES IN THE GULF OF MEXICO; "Petronius" On Track For Rapid Development. 496
The Care Group repurchases shares. 200
The Czech Republic Fund Inc. declares dividend. 121
The Foreign & Colonial Emerging Middle East Fund reports earnings. 283
The Men's Wearhouse Says Underwriters Have Exercised Overallotment for 5 1/4 Percent Convertible Subordinated Notes. 234
The Shaw Group awarded $20 million in new projects. 221
The TJX Companies, Inc. reports 1995 year-end results. 2604
Tidewater Inc. and Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. merge. 275
TONY ROMA'S DISCUSSES FISCAL YEAR 1996 OPERATING DATA AND GROWTH PLANS. 488
Top-Tier Customers Adopting Cyrix's High-Performance Processors; New IBM ThinkPads to Feature 5x86 Processor; Cyrix Powering NEC Technologies' Versa 550D Notebook. 278
Tori Campbell joins KTVU's "Mornings on 2". 341
Totally Hip to Release Sizzler ActiveX Control for Microsoft's Internet Explorer; Support for Microsoft's New Internet Technologies. 704
Tower Semiconductor Ltd. announces that sales and earnings will be below expectations. 420
TPEG and Dove agree to terminate acquisition negotiations. 133
Tri-Continental to pay first quarter dividend. 152
Trump Plaza Funding/Associates make announcement. 385
UCSF researchers to test methotrexate in pill form as abortion agent. 462
UKRAINE AMERICAN LINES IS ESTABLISHED; WILL PROVIDE FIRST DIRECT SERVICE BETWEEN U.S. EAST COAST AND BLACK SEA PORT. 518
Unapix reports 1995 earnings rose 95% on 39% sales gain; record fourth quarter results. 841
Uni-Select Ahead in 1995. 408
Upper Deck Authenticated Ltd. prevails in lawsuit; jury orders Berkus and All Sport to pay in excess of $185,000. 758
USWeb Corp. to build thousands of Web sites through network of affiliates. 1339
USWeb launched as joint venture with Ziff-Davis; Network of affiliates to offer end-to-end web services worldwide. 617
Vengold - Year end results. 245
Veteran entertainment executive joins Reader's Digest; Former CBS/Fox Video, MCA New Ventures Lawyer to Negotiate Global Production, Acquisition and Licensing Deals. 505
Viacom New Media warps into the future with "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine -- Harbinger"; an adventure-filled CD-ROM based on the hit syndicated series from Paramount Television. 819
VLSI Technology Offers Universal Timeslot Interchange IC; High Performance Switch and Expansion Bus Interface for Open System Computer Telephony. 926
Voicetek announces SC bus support. 349
Voicetek Generations supported on Tandem Integrity server platform; Companies collaborate to leverage strengths in the worldwide telecommunications and network services markets. 520
Warren-Forthought introduces MocKingbird MOC; integrated system first to solve both OSHA management of change and operator notification and training requirements. 503
Watson Wyatt and State Street form benefits outsourcing company; Wellspring Resources. 470
Wescam Announces Divisional Organization and Appointment. 217
Wonderware Leads the 'Second Industrial Revolution' By Offering New Factory Suite on Microsoft BackOffice. 850
Wonderware Leads the 'Second Industrial Revolution' By Offering New Factory Suite on Microsoft BackOffice. 850
Zamora Gold Corp. 1995 Year-End Results. 367
ZCL Composites Covers Liability for Leaking Fuel Storage Tanks with New "Prezerver System". 518

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