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"Better Homes and Gardens Decorating Your Home" Brings Professional Interior Decorating to the Desktop; CD-ROM Inspires Users to Spruce Up Their Home For the Holidays. 592
'A BIG STEP CLOSER' American Portable Telecom Unveils "Aerial" as New Brand, "Aerial Communications, Inc." as New Company Name. 711
1MAGE Software reports 79% third quarter increase. 447
30 Days Free Unlimited Access For First-Time Subscribers; 'Online Gold Rush' Sweeps Northern Nevada With Debut Of Nevada Bell Internet Dial Up And Dedicated Access Services; Unique Flexible Pricing Plan And Unlimited Use For Under $20 A Month. 917
3Dlabs Releases High-performance Direct3D Driver for Permedia, Permedia NT and GLINT 500TX; Identical driver binaries for full range of 3Dlabs' 3D processors; Direct3D takes full advantage of GLINT Delta Geometry accelerator with 3D acceleration fully integrated into Windows 95 windowing environment. 393
3Dlabs to Showcase New Twin GLINT 500TX Reference Design at Fall COMDEX '96; New board design provides up to one million polygons-per-second performance; Twin GLINT 500TX board seamlessly accelerates OpenGL, Heidi, Direct3D and QuickDraw 3D. 861
Adaptec Bites Into Apple Macintosh ATM Market; ATM adapter line offers broadest OS support in ATM industry. 498
adidas moves U.S. headquarters. 150
Adolor begins human clinical trials with peripheral opiate antihyperalgesic for treatment of pain. 537
AdvanceNet Systems announces beta availability of ATM protocol stack for Windows operating systems. 166
Advanta boosts common stock dividends by more than 20%. 235
AEIF president Bailey meets with Wall Street analysts. 642
AEQ announces new contract for Medical Information Manager. 303
Akiko Gold Resources Ltd. Announces Tintic Agreement with Thyssen Schachtbau GMBH Subsidiary. 402
Alec Keith, noted entrepreneur-scientist, joins Polydex Pharmaceuticals board as new chairman. 366
Allied Capital Advisers Inc. begins new fund -- Allied Capital Mortgage LLC. 574
AMD Begins Sampling Sixth-Generation AMD-K6 Processor; Initial Samples Shipped To Development Partners. 320
Amerigon obtains short-term debt financing. 150
AmeriNet now offers nearly 1,000 mortgage products through on-line, unbiased, multiple-lender system. 499
AMIBIOS 97 Provides Complete Support for LS-120 Diskette Technology. 483
Amoco Standardizes on Sun Solaris and Solstice Software for Exploration and Production UNIX Desktop Environment; Operating Environment and Management Software Chosen for Desktops Serving AMOCO Geologists, Geophysicists, and Engineers Worldwide. 650
ANSYS Inc. announces ANSYS/AutoFEA 3D 2.0. 234
Apple Computer licenses brand for worldwide use in connection with cyber-based ''Apple Cafes''; first site to open in Los Angeles in late 1997. 1059
Application sampler highlights broad availability of business tools available for Windows NT 4.0; 270,000 shipped free to targeted Windows NT customers. 826
Applied Cellular Technology reports seventh consecutive quarter of revenue and earnings growth increases. 299
Asa International reports third quarter 1996 results. 323
Atlas Air Announces Customer Contracts. 397
AudioNet, Gilat, GlobalCast, ICAST, Netcast, Target Vision And VDOnet Join As Members Of The IP Multicast Initiative; Content Providers and Tool Vendors Join Leading Network Infrastructure Vendors to Address Overcrowding on the Internet, Pushing Membership to Twenty-Eight. 1034
Aurex Resources appoints new director. 124
Aviation Partners prepares to upgrade remainder of GII fleet with revolutionary Blended Winglets. 618
Baker Hughes earnings increase 52% in strong fourth quarter; net income rises 67% for fiscal year 1996 on modest industry growth. 1586
Bancomer $500 Million US Commercial Paper Program Arranged by Bank of America. 403
Barnes & Noble Opens Pembroke Pines, Florida Superstore; Changing America's Concept of the Neighborhood Bookstore. 904
BASF Group announces financial results. 1775
Benthos announces fiscal 1996 sales and earnings. 512
Bio-Plexus reports 3rd quarter/9 months results; sees continued sales growth in '96. 454
Blockbuster lends free videos to help consumers become "stroke smart". 248
Breakthrough in Continuous Chinese Speech Recognition Announced by Motorola, Lexicus Division; Scientists Crack Problem Many Thought To Be Unsolvable. 659
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Debuts at San Francisco's PIER 39 Next February. 882
Bull HN Information Systems names Randy Wald vice president of its Integrated Systems Management software business. 529
Burlington Coat Factory Warehouse Corporation investment community conference call. 202
Callon Petroleum Company launches Internet home page. 127
Camco Financial earnings. 346
Canadian Chemical Reclaiming Ltd. -- MEG Regeneration Study Contract Signed with Statoil of Norway. 90
Canadian Leader Test Significant Hydrocarbons in El Biban Horizontal Well, Offshore Tunisia, North Africa. 272
Canlan Opens 8 New Ice Surfaces at 3 Rinks in Toronto, Stamford, Wichita. 425
Cantel and AT&T announce strategic alliance and technology agreement. 710
Carmanah Updates Indonesian Activity. 461
Carnival Air Lines to relocate ticket counters at JFK to International Arrivals Building. 249
CEI Introduces Full Featured PC-Based DVD Card. 578
Celadon Group purchases freightliner truck tractors; Expects delivery of 100 tractors in early 1997. 232
Centennial Bancorp calls debentures. 260
Centennial Bancorp calls debentures. 260
Checkpoint Systems to install radio frequency electronic article surveillance systems in 200 Vons supermarkets. 323
Cherise McVicar promoted to vice president, national promotions, for Buena Vista Pictures Marketing. 293
Children uncover CD-ROM gem in Cloud 9 Interactive's new learning adventure "Wanna-Be A Dino Finder". 887
Childrobics announces change of fiscal year. 100
Cineplex Odeon Corporation Announces Third Quarter 1996 Results. 1127
Cirrus Logic Signs Letter of Intent To License 56Kbps Modem Technology From US Robotics. 426
Citibank corrects and replaces previous release, BW1036, (CITIBANK). Correction Notice 505
Citibank establishes ADR program for Petroleo Brasileiro, S.A.-Petrobras. 485
Class Action Suit Filed Against TCSI Corporation, Its Officers and Directors and Its Underwriters Alleging Misrepresentations, False Financial Statements and Insider Trading. 638
Coho Energy reports improved third quarter 1996 results. 1010
Coltec Aerospace to provide fuel control system for LHTEC engine. 214
Columbia Laboratories submits additional U.S. New Drug Application for Crinone, its vaginally delivered natural progesterone gel. 967
Communication Intelligence Corp. Third Quarter 1996 Financial Results. 479
Compass Capital announces appointment of John Shouse. 194
CompCore's SoftDVD Integrates Spatializer's New N-2-2 Digital Virtual Surround Technology; Spatializer's Dolby Approved N-2-2 Technology to be Incorporated in CompCore's Software AC-3 Decoder and SoftDVD Player. 914
CompScript, Inc. signs letter of intent to acquire Medical Services Consortium, Inc. 535
Computer Associates grants CA-Unicenter reseller rights to major Digital Equipment Corp. business partner. 698
Comshare certifies Applied Retail Technologies, LTD; ART joins value-added consultant program. 707
Concentra to work with Oracle for automotive engineering estimator and quotation management. 765
Consolidated Freightways Corp. Shares Now Trade in Nasdaq National Market. 269
Consolidated Venturex Holdings - West Africa Gold Project. 363
Coromandel Resources Ltd. expanding Nevada project. 289
Correcting... Retransmission -- Mart Resources Production Tests at Sarcee Well. Correction Notice 156
CORRECTION/Farmers Insurance appoints Martin D. Feinstein president and CEO, Leo E. Denlea Jr., chairman and CEO to retire. Correction Notice 565
Cortecs' annual general meeting: summary of remarks. 1766
Corvas presents data at American Heart Association meeting on antithrombotic agent NAPc2. 645
Court takes dramatic and decisive action against Startronix. 216
Credence Delivers Memory Test Systems To Gateway Electronics. 478
Credence Delivers Memory Test Systems To Gateway Electronics. 477
Credit Depot announces agreement to sell $125 million of sub-prime first mortgage residential loans. 335
Crosscomm names Douglas Bryant as new CFO. 321
CSI Forms Alliance with Chubb to offer Insureds Predictive Maintenance Services. 651
Cylink Corporation Names Former IBM Executive Fernand B. Sarrat As Chief Executive Officer. 457
Cyrix Launches Aggressive Channel Program; Signs Globelle and Liuski International. 548
DAKOTAH announces 1996 third quarter results; sales increase 53% and net earnings up 89%. 852
DanCo Systems, Inc. Named Regional Distributor For FactoryLink Enterprise Control System. 374
Decora Industries reports FY 97 first half and second quarter results. 559
Delta-Omega Signs Supply Contract With Allwaste Environmental Services of Louisiana, Inc. 280
Demirbank, a leading Turkish bank, launches level I ADR program and addresses Bloomberg forum. 386
DeskStation Technology, Inc. Unveils New Rebel VL Family of Windows NT Workstations. 613
DHS Industries has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire Quality Network Systems, a travel management company, expected to gross over $3 million in revenues for 1996. 263
Diagnostic Health Services completes acquisition of Horizon/CMS' ACT division and additional acquisition. 431
Dillard Department Stores, Inc. reports financial results. 959
Downes to head new gas finance company; Company will make unsecured loans for home improvements. 504
DPT announces entry level fault tolerant firmware for RAID on the motherboard. 428
Dycam announces results for third quarter ended Sept. 30, 1996. 642
E4 Appoints New VP of Sales and Marketing. 280
E4 to Debut New Line of Multimedia Add-In Cards at COMDEX; Products Feature DVD/Video Editing/Videoconferencing for PCs and Macs. 718
Eagle Tests Signficant Horizontal Well in Mediterranean Sea Offshore Tunisia. 219
EDO Corporation reports 1996 third quarter results. 1005
Electrocon International Inc. announces financial results for the nine months ended Sept. 30, 1996. 1084
Electrosource Announces Positive Earnings. 725
Eltrax Systems, Inc. announces signing of a letter of intent. 301
Eltron announces P400 series for one-step dual-sided card printing. 311
EMC appoints Dick Lehane Senior Vice President, Worldwide Manufacturing. 629
Employee Managed Care Corp. expands into small business market. 347
Engage Ships WAN Router with Three Integrated T1 Fractional T1 DSU CSUs. 450
EPA awards contract for demolition work at the South Jersey clothing company Superfund site in Buena Borough, NJ. 316
EQUITECH relocates corporate offices due to growth. 209
Everest Reinsurance Announces London Branch Office. 378
EveryWare Development Corp. Launches Tango Attack on Windows NT Market. 789
Expector Software to Deliver Fuzzy Search DataBlade Module for INFORMIX-Universal Server. 589
ExperTelligence signs open technologies to resell WebBase in Japan. 272
Exten Industries Inc. announces settlement of lawsuit with former CEO. 257
Extendicare Inc. Reports a 14.5 Percent Increase in Net Earnings. 2054
Farmers Insurance appoints Martin D. Feinstein president and CEO, Leo E. Denlea Jr., chairman and CEO to retire. 565
FCA International Announces Results for the Three-Month Period Ending September 30, 1996. 926
First Internet doubles number of franchises as entrepreneurs discover the explosive Net. 470
First MAC-to-PC convertible ergonomic keyboard ships from Kinesis. 707
Fischer International ships TAO 4.0 worldwide. 743
Fischer International Systems Corporation and Xcert Software Inc. demonstrate the first web-based Certificate Authority to interoperate with hardware tokens. 751
Fix-Corp. and National Securities announce entering into financial advisory agreement. 188
Focus Stores DIY, Limited chooses Checkpoint Systems RF Technology for chainwide implementation. 260
Foothills Oil & Gas - financial and operating results - year ended June 30, 1996. 244
FP International Purchases Massachusetts Loosefill Expansion Operation. 281
Frank McCord re-elected to Cascade's board of directors. 222
Frontier Airlines posts second-quarter loss. 465
Fujifilm now shipping DDS3 data tape. 423
Furon, Medex Sign Merger Pact In Transaction Valued at Approximately $160 Million. 813
Furr's/Bishop's announces financial results for third quarter 1996. 615
FutureTel Inc. and Hitachi Ltd. Announce Formation of Joint Marketing Alliance; Group will Promote Advancement of MPEG Video Compression through Web Site, New Video Production Tools. 630
Galoob Toys, Inc. Prices Common Stock Offering. 252
Gamma Biologicals Reports Earnings for Second Quarter and Six Months Ended Sept. 30, 1996. 773
Gateway 2000 Unveils No-Annual-Fee Moola MasterCard. 355
Gemplus teams with Unisys on security solutions for enterprise computing. 385
Giga appoints Henry Givray President and Chief Operating Officer. 335
Global One Distribution & Merchandising Inc. announces third quarter and nine months results. 1247
Golden Knight Announces 1996 Third Quarter Results. 1131
Golden Systems Inc. announces financial results. 375
Gorr retires from Cooper Tire board. 90
Grande Journeys 'Ryder Cup Spectacular' tour combines premier golf with culture of Spain. 423
Greyhound sales and traffic continue to increase. 432
Griffin Gaming & Entertainment announces third quarter and nine month results. 481
Groupe Videotron Notified That Pacific Telesis Abandons US $170 Million Deal. 303
GTE unveils its new Phone Mart in Victorville. 300
GTE unveils two World Wide Web sites for business customers. 538
Hawaii's oldest company announces joint venture with Aquasearch, marine bioscience leader on the Big Island. 1291
Health Systems Technologies Inc. introduces Internet product. 584
Healthcare Technologies announces long term distribution contracts for France and Germany. 327
Helisys Reports Year-End Results. 1044
High-tech tire recycling company announces public stock offering. 469
Highland Federal Bank announces sale of branch. 215
Hilton Hotels and SABRE Interactive to provide airline and car rental reservations through HiltonNet Web site. 447
Hitachi develops world's first prototype MPEG camera. 815
HOK and Arquitectonica to Design New Atlanta Arena. 778
Home Savings, SSB to proceed with stock sale. 296
HP Launches Cable-Modem Web Site; info QuickBurst. 276
HP Leads PC Server Industry with SPECweb96 Performance Benchmarks; HP NetServer Systems Offer Customers Internet Server Solutions with Performance Levels Exceeding Leading UNIX System Internet Solutions. 810
IBM, Edmark announce merger agreement. 602
ICE Holdings Inc. signs letter of intent to acquire an unnamed microelectronics company. 244
Imagyn Medical Inc. declares dividend distribution of Preferred Shares Purchase Rights. 561
Info Peripherals Unveils First USB Flatbed Scanner. 511
Informix Announces Opening of First Information Superstore in the Americas; Innovative Facility Offers Customers a Cost-Effective and Efficient Environment to Prototype Business Applications. 719
Infosafe Systems announces fourth quarter and fiscal year 1996 results. 481
Innotech Announces Granting of Stock Options. 201
Inspector's tally confirms last minute switched vote cost Wyser-Pratte victory in Wallace Tender Offer Bylaw Proxy Contest. 354
Integrated Process Equipment Corp. receives $1.35 million in new orders. 510
Integrated Technology USA; ITI announces 118 percent revenue increase in the third quarter. 888
Intel Declares Regular Cash Dividend. 100
Intel to Add Two New Manufacturing Sites; A New Wafer Fab in Texas and Assembly/Test Plant in Costa Rica; China Assembly/Test Plant Starts Construction. 456
Intel To Create Jobs and Expand High-Technology Base at Alliance Development in Fort Worth, Texas. 992
Intel's Selection of Denton County Sets Pace for Continued Phenomenal Growth in North Texas. 697
InteliData - formerly US Order - announces third quarter financial results. 1924
InterConnect Technology Begins Kuching Facility Construction; Groundbreaking Ceremony Held in Malaysia Additional Silicon Valley Facility Slated for 1997 Production. 441
Interleaf announces efficient proposal creation & management solution. 458
Interleaf announces Intellecte/Research Reporting for Finance. 926
Interleaf announces RADware for document applications. 793
International Absorbents president/CEO resigns. 172
Interval Research Corporation Forms Three New Companies; Four Years Since Founding, Lab Foresees Commercial Promise in Distinct Areas of Research and Development. 888
Invacare Corp. announces distribution agreement with BCI International; introduces Invacare Pulse Oximetry and Capnometry devices. 666
InVision and EG&G Astrophysics enter strategic alliance to develop new explosives detection system. 680
ISD awarded most comprehensive ISO 9001 certification; Meets international quality standards in design, development, production, installation and servicing. 535
Isonics Corporation Files Registration Statement for Initial Public Offering of 850,000 Shares of Common Stock and 850,000 Common Stock Purchase Warrants. 301
IsoQuest Develops NameTag DataBlade Module For Informix-Universal Server. 798
J. Ray McDermott announces management change. 150
Jane Panzica Joins Aon Risk Services Inc. of Northern California Insurance Services as Vice President. 338
John M. Zrno Named Chairman of MIDCOM Communications Inc. Biography 305
JWCharles teams with Wilmington Trust Co.; expands services -- offering Wilmington's Personal Trust and Investment Management Services. 417
K2 Design opens new Baltimore/Washington office; -- Interactive agency will service Maryland, Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. --. 382
Kazakhstan Minerals announces further drilling results from Varvarinskoye pre-feasibility drilling programme. 415
Kent Financial Services makes announcement. 146
Kentucky Electric Steel, Inc. reports financial results. 1107
Koala/Everfresh Alliance. 220
Lamar Advertising announces extension of tender offer. 135
LaserSight engages investment banking firm; reports third quarter results. 925
Laurasia Resources Limited - Company Update. 165
Leading European infrastructure manufacturer licenses FLEX technology. 494
Leading Latin American Oil and Gas Company Expands Informix and SAP Enterprise Solution; PEMEX First to Take Advantage of Informix's Innovative Information SuperStore. 885
Leading Russian infrastructure supplier licenses FLEX protocol. 514
Leucadia National Corp. announces nine month 1996 results. 915
Liberty Financial declares quarterly dividend. 191
Livent Inc. announces 1996 nine months results. 1283
Lycos enriches search services; company adds new Quick Search, Remote Control, URL Finder, Real-Time Spidering features to its family of free services. 592
Mail Boxes Etc. reports second quarter results. 629
Major OEM announcements for Comdex Fall & I/ITSEC. 404
Man Sang book value $4.32 per share. 124
Maxwell Technologies announces 2-for-1 stock split. 210
Medical Industries of America announces sudden loss of president. 233
MedicineNet and Five Star Collaborate on Cross-Link of New On-Line Medical Information Services. 518
Medius Communications amends special warrant indenture. 270
Metropolitan Edison Company (Met-Ed) a unit of GPU makes announcement. 590
Michael Rothschild Appointed to Ramtron Board of Directors. 309
MicroTouch ships Ibid. 597
Mitac confirms first shipment of consumer internet access appliance. 246
Mitchell Knecht joins Samson InfoTech as executive vice president for sales and marketing. 333
Mitel announces industry's first USB telephony peripheral. 1439
Mond Reports Third-Quarter Results. 526
Morrison & Foerster LLP Elects 12 New Partners. 558
MTC Mortgage Investment Corporation Reports 9 Percent Yield. 249
Mustang Software restructures organization. 763
National-Oilwell Announces Third Quarter Results. 499
NetEdge Systems named the fastest growing private company in Research Triangle Park. 218
Netlink to supply access solution for AT&T's new frame relay service. 861
NetPro announces lower pricing for SpaceGuard. 295
Netwave Technologies partners with Ingram Micro to distribute wireless networking products. 543
New Book Offers "12-Step Program" for Building Corporate Intranets; Book from BSG now Available in Bookstores Everywhere. 612
New version of Infomark offers direct link to user data. 423
Newbridge Networks and Interphase introduce MPOA-based PCI NIC for VIVID switched routing solution. 792
Newport Petroleum Announces Financial and Operating Results. 644
NHI finances 10 nursing homes for $26 million. 197
Normabec and Diabex Resources: Significant Results in Chile. 434
North American Vaccine completes acquisition of Cephalon manufacturing facility. 226
Northfield Announces Initial Drill Program at Nambija I. 402
Northgate Reports Nine Months Results. 259
Northwest Pipe Co. announces completion of public offering of 2 million shares of common stock. 322
Notice of filing of class action suit against Mid Atlantic Medical Services Inc. and George T. Jochum. 420
Novell, Sun Form Strategic Alliance to Broaden Java's Reach and Capabilities to Developers; Business Intranet Alliance Focuses on Novell Directory Services for Solaris; Sun's Java WorkShop, Just-in-Time Compiler, WebNFS for IntranetWare. 968
Novitron International reports second quarter results and reverse 1 for 3 stock split. 589
Novo Nordisk financial statement for the first nine months of 1996. 2036
Novopharm Biotech Announces New Opportunities for Recombinant NOVOMAb-G2. 333
NTT selects Neuron Data as corporate development tool standard; Elements Environment to produce NTT's information infrastructure for more than 20,000 users. 617
Octel Changes the Face of Communication in Asia Pacific; Strategic wins in Japan and China validate Octel's Asia-Pac strategy. 557
OMI reports third quarter earnings. 516
Omni Multimedia Group, Inc. to provide online electronic software distribution through alliance with LitleNet. 543
Omni USA, Inc. Reports Improved First Quarter Operating Results. 622
Oral-hygiene leader announces IPO. 339
Orckit announces 97 percent revenue increase in the third quarter. 876
P-Com Inc. receives purchase orders valued in excess of $16.5 million to supply digital millimeter wave systems to Advanced Radio Telecom Ltd. 292
Pacific Gas and Electric Selects CellNet Data Systems Inc. For Automated Meter Reading Project. 476
PairGain introduces new xDSL megabit access products. 1174
Paul MacKay named president and chief operating officer of NetCentric. 427
Peak Net.Jet Ships - The First Real-Time Online Web Accelerator - Achieves Distribution Commitments from Leading Industry Retailers. 544
Pen Interconnect completes sale of net assets of San Jose division. 287
Penn National Gaming Declares 2-for-1 Stock Split. 396
Pennsylvania Electric (PENELEC), a unit of GPU, makes announcement. 627
Perini announces third quarter 1996 results. 637
PETCO Animal Supplies, Inc., Announces the Acquisition of PETS USA, Inc., a Retail Chain of Pet Food and Supplies Stores. 210
Peter Piper Bolles Joins Board of Directors of Cash Can Inc. 110
Petromet Announces Closing of Financing. 96
PHH/Paymentech New MasterCard Corporate Fleet Card. 587
Piedmont Bancorp announces a $7 special cash dividend. 309
Pilot Software and Blue Isle Software team to provide agent-based decision support systems. 506
Pittencrieff announces third quarter results. 791
PlanetAll plans to make a world of difference in busy lives; New interactive service keeps people connected, coordinated and clued-in. 936
PolyMedica Industries announces second quarter fiscal 1997 results. 828
Pool prepared to grow global. 558
Prodigy names Russell I. Pillar to board of directors. 408
Prudential HealthCare of New England receives full accreditation from NCQA. 251
Queens County Bancorp sets annual meeting date. 197
Quest Capital Corporation - Private Placement. 140
Radisson Mining Resources: Other Gold-Bearing Zones Found on O'Brien. 474
Radius Resale Offering. 100
RCA 'pay nothing' financing offer means no payments until January '98 on DSS systems, big-screen TVs, camcorders. 311
Record six months and second quarter results announced by Rent-A-Wreck of America. 414
Red Sea Oil Exploration Prospectivity Update. 306
Red Storm Entertainment, Inc. formed to enter explosive online and CD-ROM-based computer games markets. 1177
Regent Assisted Living Inc. announces 1996 third quarter financial results. 662
REPEAT/ View Tech Inc. announces first quarter 1996 results. 748

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