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Smart-tek Solutions Inc.
Smart-tek Awarded $850,000 Contract
CORTE MADERA, Calif., Nov. 29, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Smart-tek Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB:STTK) announced today that its operating subsidiary, Smart-tek Communications Inc. ("SCI"), has been awarded the security and structured cabling contract for the COOPERS LOOKOUT project. The value of the contract is in excess of $850,000.00.
SmallCap Sentinel: From Ring Tones to Screensavers, Mobile Phones Fertile Ground for Creative Companies
IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 29, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- "As mobile phones celebrate near global ubiquity, creative content companies are finding that telephones are fertile ground for their products in the form of screensavers, games and wallpapers," stated SmallCap Sentinel analyst D.R. Clark. "Phones are being personalized and customized like a personal dashboard or computer desktop. It's become an enormous, fast-growing business and leading creative companies are racing to cut deals with distributors of downloadable content to mobile phones."
Barash Named President and CEO of Sysco Food Services of Ventura, Inc.
HOUSTON, Nov. 29, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY), North America's largest foodservice marketer and distributor, announced today that Jerry L. Barash has been named president and chief executive officer of Sysco Food Services of Ventura, Inc., a broadline foodservice distribution subsidiary located in Oxnard, California. Mr. Barash, who currently serves in the same capacity at the company's St. Louis subsidiary, will assume his new position effective January 1, 2006. He succeeds Joseph R. Barton, who was recently named group president, product, as part of a strategic development process announced by SYSCO Corporation on November 21, 2005.
Suncrest Energy Acquires First Russian Oil Company
TORONTO, Nov. 29, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Suncrest Energy (Pink Sheets:SNYY), which specializes in oil and gas exploration and drilling, has completed negotiations to acquire 75% of an Russia oil company from the former Soviet Union -- DDM from Amerossi Holding Corporation. Located in the Permskiy region of Russia, the company is currently in production and profitable, and with our help, we expect to increase that profitability over the next several years.
Artificial Life, Inc.
Artificial Life, Inc. to Launch V-girl in Brunei
HONG KONG, Nov. 29, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Hong Kong-based Artificial Life, Inc. (Pink Sheets:ALIF) a leading provider of award winning mobile technology and applications today announced it has signed a contract with B-Mobile Communications Sdn. Bhd. of Brunei to launch the 3G product "V-girl(TM) -- your virtual girlfriend" and other content such as V-girl(TM) wallpapers, screensavers and several other Artificial Life Java games in Brunei. The launch with B-Mobile is exclusive for the first 6 months.