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Press release from Skandia's nominating committee
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Skandia's nominating committee proposes that the Annual General Meeting on 15 April 2004 elect Bernt Magnusson to Skandia's board (new election), and also recommends that he be appointed as Chairman of the Board. Further, the Committee proposes that Bjorn Bjornsson be re-elected to the Board and recommends that he be appointed as Vice Chairman of the Board.
Cal-Bay International, Inc.
Cal-Bay Controls, Inc. Agrees to Sell EPCON Industrial Products
TUSTIN, Calif., March 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Cal-Bay Controls, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Cal-Bay International, Inc. (OTCBB:CBYI), has recently reached agreement with EPCON Industrial Systems, Inc. of Conroe, Texas to serve as a sales representative for EPCON products in Southern California.
21st Century Technologies, Inc.
21st Century Technologies, Inc. Officials Enjoy Warm Reception In Washington
LAS VEGAS, March 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Returning from a successful trip to Washington, D.C. packed with nearly two-dozen high level meetings, officials from 21st Century Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:TFCT) are finalizing its efforts for federal procurement. Company officials were impressed with the level of enthusiasm they received from elected officials. "Once they saw our product demonstration, officials were wondering aloud how such technology hasn't been utilized in multiple safety and leak prevention applications," reminisced Kevin Romney, general manager of 21st Century. "They were awed by its simplicity, easy application and seal power."
World Golf League, Inc.
The World Golf League Reports Preliminary Media Results
ORLANDO, Fla., March 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The World Golf League, Inc. (OTCBB:WGFL) announced today that results for its first three weeks of television advertising has exceeded expectations. New memberships are up 600% from the same period last year and Web traffic has increased 900% from the same period in 2003.
Bitfone Secures Series C Funding of More Than $21 Million Led by Prism Venture Partners
LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif., March 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Bitfone Corporation (www.bitfone.com), the company that pioneered over-the-air (OTA) firmware update technology for mobile phones, today announced that the company has closed a Series C funding round and secured more than $21 million, bringing the company's total investment to more than $57 million. Prism Venture Partners led the round, with existing partners Nokia Venture Partners, Nexit Ventures, St. Paul Venture Capital, 3i, CIR Ventures, and KTB Ventures all contributing. Flextronics also joined the round as a new investor in Bitfone. Additionally, David W. Baum, general partner at Prism Venture Partners, becomes the newest member of Bitfone's Board of Directors.