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Smart-tek Solutions Inc.
Smart-tek Appoints New CFO
CORTE MADERA, Calif., Nov. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Smart-tek Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB:STTK) announced today the appointment of Denis Gallant as its new Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Gallant previously served as the Company's Director and Chairman of the Company's Audit Committee. Mr. Gallant will continue to serve on the Company's Board of Directors as a Director.
Allixon International Corp.
Allixon Signs OEM Technology Agreement for Its RFID Middleware Solution With Sun Microsystems, Inc.
SEOUL, Korea, Nov. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Allixon International Corporation (Pink Sheets:AXCP) announced today that it has signed an OEM Technology Agreement with Sun Microsystems, Inc. to acquire certain technologies available by Sun Microsystems, Inc. to build-out its RFID Middleware Solution, more specifically with a focus in SCM (Supply Chain Management). The term of the contract is for one year with an option to renew. Under the general terms of the contract Allixon may purchase Product and Service from Sun or from a Sun authorized reseller.
ESPION International, Inc.
Correction: ESPION Record Date for Five for One Forward Stock Split Changed
COSTA MESA, Calif., Nov. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Email Gateway Security maker ESPION International, Inc. (Pink Sheets:EPLJ) announced a correction to its earlier press release regarding the timing of the forward split taking into effect. The new record date of the forward split is November 21, 2005. Shareholders of record as of November 21, 2005 will receive five shares of common stock for every one common share held on that date. NASDAQ will determine the ex-dividend date once all the paperwork has been received and reviewed. There will be no change in the par value of such shares.
War and Family -- New Book Presents the Final Chapter of the Qans Trilogy
KANEOHE, HI, Nov. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Everyone has his own ambition and dreams of grandeur. And with people who fight wars and conquer their enemies, their passion is tremendous and even overwhelming. But with most warriors, the humanity in them is easily overwhelmed by their ambitions, and with this they become less human, completely forgetting the values and morality that made them. The conflict between humanity, family values, and war are tackled by author Nathaniel H.C. Kim as he presents the final chapter of the Qans Trilogy with his compelling novel Sarai.
Royal Vegas Poker
Monte Carlo Millions Poker Tournament Highlights FSN's Fall Lineup
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- RoyalVegasPoker.tv announced today that it is presenting the 2004 Monte Carlo Millions, the world's most exclusive poker tournament, on FSN each Sunday through January 8, 2006. The one-hour, 10-week series features the best poker players in the world battling it out for $1,000,000 surrounded by the celebrity, royalty, glitz and glamour of the French Riviera. The event marks the broadcast of the first poker tournament to ever take place in the Principality of Monte-Carlo, Monaco.
Double Hull Tankers, Inc.
Double Hull Tankers Announces Exercise of Underwriters' Over-Allotment Option
JERSEY, Channel Islands, Nov. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Double Hull Tankers, Inc. (NYSE:DHT) today announced that the underwriters of its previously completed initial public offering have exercised their over-allotment option for an additional 648,500 shares of DHT's common stock, at a price to the public of $12.00 per share. All of the over-allotment shares are being sold by a subsidiary of Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. As a result, OSG's beneficial ownership in DHT will be reduced to 44.5%. DHT will not receive any proceeds from the sale of the over-allotment shares, which is expected to close on Wednesday, November 16, 2005.
The End of the Human Race is Near -- New Book Sheds Light on Human Extinction
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- We all know that sometime in the future, life and the world as we know it will finally come to an end. There are many factors that can lead to the end of life such as politics, civil unrest, pollution, abusive science, disregard, carelessness and war. The End Of This World: The Beginning of Another, the new book from author Bill Ciampitti, looks at the potential of the end of life and at what people can do to save the world.