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Articles from Business Wire (August 28, 1996)

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A-Rating Affirmed and Expanded for Foundation Health's Workers' Comp Units. 308
Access Pharmaceuticals announces second quarter results. 499
Acclaim Entertainment names Nancy Tully vice president of corporate communications. 347
Accolade Ships Deadlock -- New Planetary Conquest Strategy Game; First Product Release Under Company's New Online Gaming Strategy. 430
Acer America and Silent Systems announce license agreement; Silent System's SilentDrive Technology key to Acer Aspire SilentPC Launch. 610
Acer Sertek licenses Lernout & Hauspie speech recognition for multimedia software. 378
Advanced Media, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 1996 Results. 332
AdvantEdge Announces Agreement with Shell Petroleum for FuelMaster Trial in the Philippines. 242
Aeterna Laboratories Inc.: process patent for AE941 accepted in the United States. 205
AG Group's New President, Mahboud Zabetian, Announces Company Direction; Janice Spampinato Named Vice President, Sales & Marketing; EtherPeek for Windows & EtherHelp for EtherPeek 3.0 Announced. 314
Agents Inc. changes name to Firefly Network Inc. and offers Firefly software tools; First customers include Reuters NewMedia, Yahoo! and Ziff Davis' ZD Net. 1053
Agritek announces six months results. 555
Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. Records a 20.4 Percent Increase of Net Earnings. 234
Alliance Imaging Inc. announces termination of discussions with U.S. Diagnostic Labs Inc. 311
Alpha Microsystems announces immediate beta availability of Alpha StockVue; 32-bit, ActiveX software application provides automated retrieval of stock market information. 890
American Stone Industries and Roulston Ventures - Roulston Ventures leads three million dollar financing, American Stone board set to expand. 509
American Technologies Group Inc. announces completion of second stage testing of The Force. 217
Amertranz Worldwide Holding announces year end results. 359
Andersen Consulting Adds to Its Global SAP Solution Center Network. 533
Applied Power signs definitive agreement to acquire Everest Electronic Equipment. 503
Arakis reports signing of supplemental agreement to the Sudan production sharing agreement. 189
Arch Petroleum Inc. announces success in Canadian drilling program. 496
Ascent Logic Announces New Vice President of Sales Information Systems Strategic Business Unit. 441
Ascent Logic Corporation Appoints New CFO and Vice President, Finance & Business Development. 370
Ashton to Explore for Diamonds on New Large Property in Slave Region. 241
ASR Investments Corp. announces 1996 third quarter dividend. 153
AW Computer Systems, Inc. Restructures Board of Directors. 402
Baxter Healthcare's Forte-Based Application Wins Computerworld Object Application Award; Baxter Develops Customer Service Application to Support $1.2 Billion Renal Division. 798
Bay View Capital Corporation Announces Financial Highlights as of July 31, 1996. 537
Bio-logic receives 510K to market new ambulatory polysomnography system. 390
Blue Ribbon Announces Acquisition of Oelemari Concession. 435
Boole & Babbage Partners with MQSoftware to Help Customers Exploit Benefits of MQSeries Middleware; MQSoftware Delivers Implementation and Management Services to Boole & Babbage Customers Worldwide. 512
BradyNet Inc. launches unique online directory of email addresses of Emerging Market participants. 380
Business Objects Expands Headquarters in U.S., Europe, and the U.K. to Meet the Needs of Its Rapidly Growing Worldwide Customer Base. 391
Business Objects Opens Minneapolis Office; New North American Office Opened to Address Growing Demand for the Company's Leading Decision Support Tool. 471
Business Objects Opens Subsidiary in Spain; Leading Decision Support Vendor Continues Aggressive Expansion to Serve Rapidly Growing Worldwide Customer Base. 386
Canadian households tune in to DMX. 368
Cancom - Inuvik TV Breaks World High Speed Interactive Internet Through Cable For Schools with Cancom's Internet Outpost Network and "The World from Cancom" Services. 452
Canon extends and expands free bonus cartridge promotion to PC 700 Series line. 590
Capstone Pharmacy Services announces preferred provider agreement with Retirement Care Associates. 333
Career Horizons Acquires Berger & Co.; Adds Over $30 million in IT Revenues. 349
Cash Can Incorporated Announces Filing of 10K-KSB for Year Ending Dec. 31, 1995 and Present Sales Plan. 141
Cathedral Gold - $1,275,000 Private Placement Financing Completed. 147
Century Communications announces fourth quarter and year ended May 31, 1996 results. 757
CFS International Inc. Announces Financial Results. 199
Checkpoint Systems and PolyGram reach settlement in antitrust lawsuit over source tagging of compact discs. 318
Cheung Laboratories Inc., CLI, enters into an exclusive license agreement for innovative patented technology to be used for the treatment of prostate diseases. 341
Chiron, Ortho Diagnostic Systems and International Murex Reach Worldwide HCV Agreement. 384
Class action suit filed against Quantum Corporation and its officers and directors alleging misrepresentations and insider trading. 506
Colorado MEDtech Inc. Signs Second Contract with Gen-Probe Incorporated. 267
Comarco awarded $7 million Air Force contract. 229
CONDUCTOR, the online financial supersite from Block Financial, announces partnership with Reuters. 600
Consolidated Magna Ventures -- Block 3 Airborne Results. 489
Consumers Financial Corp. announces second quarter 1996 operating results. 978
Corel Announces OEM Bundling Agreement with Compaq. 345
Credence Garners VLSI Research's 10 BEST Award for the Second Consecutive Year. 552
Credence Garners VLSI Research's 10 Best Award for the Second Consecutive Year. 542
CSC marks Farnborough appearance with sponsorship, survey and exhibit. 483
Daleco Resources drilling update. 215
Datametrics Corp. announces fiscal 1996 third-quarter results. 1034
Digital Video Systems Announce June 30, 1996 Quarter Results; Sales Increased 58% in the Quarter. 710
Digital Video Systems Expands Presence Overseas; New Shanghai Office to be Headed by Christopher Hu. 319
Digital Video Systems Names New Board Member; Sigoloff Elected to Director Position. 402
East Bay Business Journal Starts Publication in October; First Financial Tabloid for Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. 677
Eaton announces Shareholder Direct Information Line. 256
ECC International Corp. adopts stockholder rights plan. 772
Emerson Radio announces support of majority of non-affiliated stockholders of International Jensen. 344
Enstar announces future distribution of new stock. 191
Equinox to supply NCR with SuperSerial I O for Windows NT. 311
FEATURE/BellSouth bridges communications gap for Paralympic athletes; telecommunications center for customers with disabilities provides a myriad of special services. 614
FEATURE/INTECO survey shows most consumers perceive satellite as better than cable TV, as battle for subscribers intensifies. 400
First Calgary Petroleums Completes Private Placement. 179
First Entertainment Inc. subsidiary comes to agreement with HK Retail Concepts Inc. 262
First Federal Financial Corporation of Kentucky announces quarterly dividend. 142
First Mississippi Corp. Announces Spinoff, Plans to Merge Fertilizer Operations With Mississippi Chemical Corp. 474
First-ever Clot Dissolving Device Receives FDA Clearance; MICROVENA Corporation's CLOT BUSTER Ready to Market. 267
FLORIDA LOTTO sales surge for $27 million Jackpot estimate. 309
Foamex International to sell JPS Automotive to Collins & Aikman. 646
Football fans secure hard-to-get NFL game tickets and airfare for just dimes...courtesy of Sprint. 675
FreeWave Technologies raises price performance bar with two new product announcements. 332
Gallery Resources Limited announces drilling preparation underway at Okak. 279
Garden Botanika Reports Second Quarter Operating Results. 1221
Geac Acquires Libra's Signature Division. 297
Gish Biomedical reports year-end results. 761
Gleason Corp. to acquire Pfauter Group. 294
Global TeleMedia International Inc. announces receipt of private placement funds and status of CAM-NET tender offer; Extends GTMI warrants. 341
Go-Video to air first national TV ad campaign; commercials will promote Dual Deck VCR line. 541
Gossan grants option on gold property. 331
Harbour rebuilds in 1996. 513
Healthcare Technologies reports second quarter financial results. 697
HFS and Compleat Resource Group select Pre-Paid Legal Services for preferred vendor program. 505
Home Access HIV-1 Test Systems available at Rite Aid drugstores. 348
HydroMet Announces Financial Results for Interim Period Ended June 30, 1996 and Proposed Restructuring Plan. 826
Hypercom T7PRA Terminal Certified by Lynk Systems. 454
Hyperion is exclusive accounting software sponsor for Financial Executives Institute nationwide. 538
I/OMagic Corp. announces $6.7 million interim agreement with non-disclosed, Fortune 500 multinational technology OEM. 464
Imation Corp. to Acquire Luminous Corporation; Move Will Strengthen Digital Workflow Capability, Speed Creation of Integrated Digital Prepress Solutions. 1522
Imperial reports 2nd quarter results for six months ended June 30, 1996. 1415
Independent test rates Dr Solomon's best; Anti-virus comparison with other market leaders shows virus detection superiority. 673
Indocan Resources Inc. updates on joint ventures with international panorama. 516
Innovative Web School from Bytes of Learning Helps Families Learn to Type Using a Computer Keyboard. 590
Innovo Group Projects 44% Increase in Third Quarter Sales; Sales for First Nine Months of 1996 to Exceed Full Year 1995 Amount. 434
IntelliCorp Releases ModelStore Repository, Based on POET ODBMS. 534
Interactive Gaming & Communications announces 2nd quarter earnings. 282
INTERMEDIA COMMUNICATIONS "THROWS SWITCH" AND INTRODUCES LOCAL SWITCHED (DIAL TONE) SERVICES TO CENTRAL FLORIDA; Intermedia Now True "One-Stop-Shop" for Telecommunications, Plans to Offer Local Dial-Tone Services in 22 Cities by Year 2000. 435
Intermetco Reports First Quarter Fiscal 1997 Results. 548
IntraBiotics Appoints Jane Shaw, Former ALZA President, Chairman of the Board; Denise Gilbert, Incyte CFO, Named Director. 464
Jefferson Bank opens new offices and launches JeffNet. 464
Jefferson Federal Savings and Loan declares dividend. 112
JMR Electronics makes announcement. 362
Kenneth G. Swanton Joins Internet Travel Network as Chief Executive Officer. 601
Kimco announces acquisition of Clover stores real estate assets. 203
Koala Beverages Distributor Agreement - Growers Soft Cider. 169
Koger announces major lease with Wellspring. 221
Koor's 2nd quarter net income. 1243
L.A.-based Fishking Processors Inc. acquired by Nippon Suisan (U.S.A.). 240
Ladbroke Group And Hilton Hotels Corporation Announce Worldwide Alliance; Hilton hotel brand to be reunited after 32 years. 916
Latest Market Report; Electronics Manufacturing Services Soar. 473
Legend, China's largest domestic PC maker, uses AMD-K5 processor in new desktop systems. 588
LottoWorld Inc. subsidiary appoints publisher for New York State Digest. 399
Louis Andreozzi named publisher of Martindale-Hubbell. 366
Lyon Lake starts drilling on Beta Vargas and announces sampling results from Esperanza. 422
M.L. Cass Petroleum Corporation signs international deal with Nelson Bunker Hunt. 825
Macmillan Interactive Publishing Delivers Perfect Plants CD-ROM. 503
Maxwell Reports Higher Third Quarter Results. 273
McKesson Corp. Reorganizes Its U.S. Health Care Business. 610
MDC's Security Products Division LANDS $11.6 Million in New Contracts. 455
MDL Information Systems, Inc. Announces Release of High Throughput Screening Software for Smaller HTS Labs; System Runs on Single Personal Computer. 501
Meadow Valley Corp. is apparent low bidder on $36 million Phoenix highway contract. 304
Medford Savings Bank declares third quarter dividend. 103
Melita International partners with Matte-Ramsdell & Associates providing telemarketing consulting in Latin America. 458
Mercury Interactive and McCabe & Associates Team to Deliver Comprehensive Solution for Testing. 681
MetaInfo Announces New Version of DNS for Microsoft Windows NT 4.0; MetaInfo's DNS v. 2.1 brings Internet connectivity to the NT 4.0 platform. 238
Metromedia International Group announces nationwide expansion of paging joint venture in Uzbekistan. 294
Microware to Target Internet TV with OS-9 DAVID System Software; Solution will support Mitsubishi DiamondWeb Internet TV. 640
Millions participate in the Democratic National Convention through the Internet and AT&T WorldNet service. 413
Minerais Barexor Inc. Announces the Opening of a Gold Mine. 868
Molecular Simulations Inc. and Procept announce research alliance. 374
Monarch Announces Rights Offering. 339
Montgomery Securities Initiates Coverage of RedFed Bancorp, Inc. with a BUY Rating. 187
Motorola Introduces MPC801 PowerPC Microprocessor for the Embedded Market; MPC801 to Power Network-Centric Televisions from Mitsubishi Consumer Electronics America. 1043
Muller Data/TSIS acquires CMO/MBS division of financial publishing company; Muller Data/TSIS to significantly expand MBS/CMO product offerings. 404
Multi Solutions, Inc. Announces Formation of NetCast, Inc. - an Internet Development Company. 248
Multi-Corp Inc. and Net Shepherd to customize Internet Rating Technology for Asia. 432
National Healthcare Appoints Gordon J. Farrimond Vice President of Sales & Marketing. 328
Neopath, Inc. reports FDA notification of panel hearing for AutoPat Primary Screener System as September 27, 1996. 319
NEOS Communications to Use Rockwell Technologies in Development of Next Generation Screen Telephones and Related Devices. 689
NeoStar Retail Group announces second quarter results. 960
Netscape and IBM announce development of native OS/2 version of Netscape Navigator. 1138
New DHA/ARA patent enhances Formulaid position; Martek's Formulaid certified kosher. 423
Nichols Research Corporation announces an amendment to the stock purchase agreement with TXEN, Inc. 333
Norstan Communications Receives Contract Award for CLI Videoconferencing Systems from Franciscan Sisters of the Poor - Health System, Inc.; Multi-State Private Health Care Organization Uses High-performance Videoconferencing for Administrative Meetings to Replace Travel; Technology Investment Enables Upgrade Path for Future Expansion Opportunities. 500
Novo Nordisk opens insulin manufacturing facility in N.C. 748
Oak Hill, Keystone announce formation of $1.75 billion partnership; Fund will target high yield debt, loans and distressed securities. 290
Oil production begins from Zafiro Field in Equatorial Guinea. 517
Omahan Ralph Amendariz Named Operations Manager at TCG Omaha. 288
Opening of the Dolomex Quarry, Mazarin Diversifies its Source of Income. 271
Orbit International announces bookings up 40% in commercial power supply division. 298
Pacific Asia Technologies - Licencing Agreement. 152
Pacific Wildcat - grant of stock options. 154
PagePrompt announces expansion of headquarters, releases earnings. 326
PDT Inc. and Pharmacia & Upjohn sign co-development agreement for ophthalmology; the companies will co-develop SnET2 in photodynamic therapy for serious eye diseases. 600
Pediatrix announces the acquisition of Nevada Group Practice for $2 million. 248
Peerless Systems Corp. files initial public offering registration statement. 413
Peterson Multimedia Guides: North American Birds Ships with One-Button Internet Access to Peterson Online; Houghton Mifflin Interactive dedicates launch of Web site for nature enthusiasts to author and artist Roger Tory Peterson. 399
Philip Morris increases quarterly dividend to $1.20 per common share. 215
Plaintree Introduces New High Performance Workgroup LAN Switch For TX/FX Environments. 534
Polar Air Cargo names Antonio J. Munoz general manager of sales and service for Latin America. 385
Polar Air Cargo names Ian Jackson vice president terminal services. 302
Polaris Communications Unites Mainframe Data And Web Technology With SNA Surfer; A Web Front End Processor For Internet Intranet Access Incorporating Polaris Channel Technology And Microsoft's Host Integration Products. 674
PolyGram Announces Dismissal of Antitrust Lawsuit. 341
PolyMedica Industries Introduces AZO-CRANBERRY in the United Kingdom; In Line with Strategy to Broaden International Product Distribution and Strengthen Position in OTC Market. 391
Printera Corporation Reports on Fiscal 1996 Third Quarter Operating Results. 258
Pure Gold - JC Property Option Agreement with Ashton Mining of Canada Inc. 345
Quality Systems Inc. to install practice management/medical records systems at U.S. Medical Alliance Inc. 293
Queenstake Resources Drilling Update. 696
Quest International Resources Corporation - Board of Directors Adopts Shareholder Protection Rights Plan. 537
Quest International Resources to repurchase shares. 169
RealFund announces six-month results and declares monthly distribution. 1442
Reebok announces preliminary results of 'Dutch Auction' self-tender offer. 218
Regal subsidiary and Winn Development Co. acquire The Bostonian Hotel. 621
REPEAT/Documentum Extends Benefits of Enterprise Document Management to Microsoft BackOffice and Microsoft SQL Server; Documentum and Microsoft Combination Delivers Enterprise solutions. 622
REPEAT/Documentum Providing Internet Enterprise Solutions on Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.0 and Internet Information Server; Documentum Supports IIS As Powerful Web Platform. 532
Richard H. Hawkins Named CFO of McKesson. 274
Rio Amarillo Announces Drill Results From Aija Property, Peru. 613
RoTech Medical Corp. announces filing of registration statement relating to $110 million of convertible subordinated debentures. 260
Saks launches major expansion initiative in Texas; Company will intensify presence in key markets. 403
Samual Hamann Graphix subsidiary, TPI, completes commercial testing of migration software. 198
Sapiens International Corp. N.V. announces appointment of exclusive worldwide distributor of its IDEO and SmartStar tools; Distributorship frees Sapiens to focus on the expansion of its core technology to new operating environments. 538
Sega Entertainment kicks off fall line-up with free PC games promotions; "Virtua Fighter" arcade is grand prize in sweepstakes. 520
Shareholder Attacks Exxadon's Business Practices. 1109
Shaw Communications Funds University of Calgary in Educational Multimedia Research. 539
Siemens OfficePoint Available with Credit Card by Calling 800 505-3111; ISDN System for Small Offices Provides High-Speed On-Line Access. 295
Siemens Rolm's OfficePoint ISDN System Expands Capabilities; The Only ISDN System for Small Offices Now Offers Advanced Voice Messaging System. 626
Sierra Semiconductor Announces Exit from Modem Chipset Business and Earnings Charge of $50-80 Million; Company to Concentrate on Networking and Infrastructure Semiconductor Markets. 682
Silicon Valley Group Appoints Larry Oh V.P. Corporate Quality and Productivity. 459
Sony Computer Entertainment America launches first creative in fall television advertising campaign; Crash Bandicoot to be first in steady blitz of commercials for "AAA" PlayStation titles. 394
Sound Source Interactive Inc. Announces Judgment Day for Entertainment Utilities. 455
South China Industries (Canada) Inc. Announces Financial Results. 308
Southeastern Michigan Gas Enterprises Inc. presentation at New York Society of Security Analysts. 815
Southwestern Bell and US Telco sign interconnection agreement. 551
Sparta Pharmaceuticals Inc. reports final closing of private placement. 427
Spectra Logic's new backup software brings terabyte scaleability to market. 633
Sports & Recreation elects Sam Northrop Jr. to its board of directors. 325
St Andrew Doubles Land Holdings. 294
Stampede ships innovative remote node accelerator software; Stampede TurboGold optimizes remote network access performance. 628
Summit Care reports fourth quarter and fiscal 1996 results. 748
Summit Technology Sued for Failure to Pay Royalties. 201
Suprema Specialties, Inc. announces opening of manufacturing facility in Ogdensburg, New York. 221
Symbios Logic recognized as leading Microperipheral supplier; Compaq Computer Corporation names Symbios Logic as its premier microperipheral supplier for two consecutive quarters. 415
Tangent Color Systems Exceeds Sales Goals In Mission Planning, Command and Control Market. 533
Teche Holding Company declares dividend. 141
Teleport Communications Group Files Application in Colorado to Provide Competitive Local Phone Services; Advanced Digital Switch Scheduled for Installation This Fall. 425
The "new" Dun & Bradstreet appoints VP and treasurer and VP - tax and financial planning. 563
The Laird Group Inc. Reports Six Month Operating Results. 216
The Registry appoints Northeast vice president. 244
The Return of Curious George. 337
Toshiba announces major reorganization to meet customer needs. 457
TradeWave announces marketing and sales management additions; former Dell Exec joins as Vice President of Marketing. 412
Transmedia Australia adds the American Express card. 226
TRICORD ANNOUNCES MODEL SERIES TRADE-IN/TRADE-UP PROGRAM; Increased Performance, Scalability and Availability Extend Original Server Investment. 379
Trident International makes announcement. 281
Trilogy and Salesoft offer integrated opportunity management with interactive sales and marketing software to re-engineer the front office; Partnership unites advanced solutions for customers, the sales force and the enterprise. 620
TriStar Airlines' Fall Fast Fare Sale begins September 1. 312
TUSK Energy Announces First Half Results Continue Growth Trend. 294
U.S. Diagnostic Labs Inc. discontinues purchase discussions with Alliance Imaging Inc. 246
U.S. Robotics Adds Infonautics' Electric Library Software to Connections CD-ROM. 725
Ultimate Electronics reports second quarter results. 1125
Universal Genetics updates previous announcement. 132
USCS International Announces Technology Agreement with AT&T. 393
Vienna Systems unveils first multi-point, PSTN-to-Internet telephony solution. 1104
Virginia Energy Corporation completes acquisition. 274
Voysys Partners With Siemens Rolm For Complete Office Communication Solution; Voysys designs advanced voice messaging solution for OfficePoint ISDN system. 761
William Resources Inc. -- The BLM Service Group expands to the USA by purchasing Centennial Development Inc. 324
WinStar and CCSI enter reseller agreement to offer Wireless Fiber services in Hawaii. 433
WinStar files for interconnect arbitration with GTE Florida. 372
World's First True Intelligent Agents to Simplify Internet Information Retrieval Begin Free Beta Trial; U.S. Start-up Utilizes Neural Network Technology to Create "Smart" Agents. 819
WRQ's Reflection for the AS/400 Wins InfoWorld Connectivity Review. 567
Zoom expands to new manufacturing facility; Additional space will increase production capacity and efficiency. 352

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