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U.S. BioDefense, Inc. Retains Researcher Dr. Cyndi Chen, Ph.D. as Director of Stem Cell Research
CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., July 26, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- U.S. BioDefense (OTCBB:UBDE) announced today that is has retained Dr. Cyndi Chen, 26, as the new director of Stem Cell research. Dr. Chen will immediately begin to spearhead the Stem Cell Center of Excellence strategic plan and to evaluate the six (6) month option to license "Generation of Human Neural Crest Stem Cell Line and Its Utilization in Human Transplantation" world patent application WO 03/054202 A1 and U.S. patient application 5,958,767 and related applications with the University of British Columbia developed by Dr. Seung Kim in the Department of Neurology at UBC. U.S. BioDefense joins Asstrom (Nasdaq:ASTM), Geron (Nasdaq:GERN), and Viacell (Nasdaq:VIAC) in the industry and alongside StemCells, Inc. (Nasdaq:STEM) is the only other public company to focus on pioneering Neural Crest Stem Cell technology in the United States. A webcast powerpoint presentation by Dr. Chen will provide a layperson's guide to the breakthrough stem cell technology in the near future.
World Golf League, Inc.
The World Golf League Signs Major Network Contract
ORLANDO, Fla., July 26, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The World Golf League, Inc. (OTCBB:WGFL) announced today that it has signed a network deal for the airing of seven one hour episodes of the WGL Million Dollar Shootout with PAX TV. Paxson Communications Corporation is the largest broadcast television station group in the U.S., as measured by the number of television households in the markets their stations serve. Paxson currently owns and operates 60 broadcast television stations, which reach all of the top 20 U.S. markets and 40 of the top 50 U.S. markets. Paxson reaches 87% of prime time television households in the U.S. (95 million viewers) via their broadcast television station group and through arrangements with cable and satellite distribution systems. As of July 1, 2005 PAX TV has changed its name to I Network to reflect its changes in programming objectives for the future. Airing of the WGL Million Dollar Shootout will begin on Monday, January 23, 2006 at 7 PM EST/PST and 6 PM CST/MST. The series will continue each Monday in the same time slot until March 6, 2006.
GPS Industries, Inc
Local Golf Technology Success Story Adopts Microsoft Business Solutions to Fuel Future Growth
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 26, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- GPS Industries (OTCBB:GPSN), a Vancouver-based developer of golf business solutions, has selected Microsoft partner Tectura to implement its new Microsoft Great Plains ERP system. Since its founding in 1995, GPS Industries has successfully marketed its products to the multibillion-dollar golf industry, pioneering the use of global positioning system (GPS) and Wi-Fi technologies to enhance a golfer's game and a course's profitability. With 40 employees in North America and growing, GPS Industries sought a technology partner and a business system that would help the company operate more efficiently, while strengthening client and partner relationships.
Energy Conservation Technologies, Inc.
Energy Conservation Technologies, Inc. Submits New Patent Application
BOULDER, Colo., July 26, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Energy Conservation Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets:ENYC), a landmark technology company ("Econ"), submitted a draft application for a new patent to Patton Boggs after the July 4th holiday, which is a continuation of a recent patent application including Econ's landmark U.S. patent #6,359.395 granted in March 2002.
Equus Resources, Inc.
Equus Resources Expands and Finalizes ACTI Acquisition
ATLANTA, July 26, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Equus Resources, Inc. (Pink Sheets:EQUR) ("Equus") announced today that it has finalized the acquisition, reported last week, of American Career Training Institute, Inc. ("ACTI"), an Atlanta-based financial services and real estate training institute. In addition to ACTI, the acquisition includes three other affiliated financial services companies, a real estate brokerage operation, a property and casualty insurance agency, and a commercial and business finance company. Additional information will be released on these entities later.
Dragon International Group Corp.
Dragon International Group Secures More Than $1.9 Million in Debt Financing
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 26, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dragon International Group Corp. (OTCBB:DRGG) announced that it has secured financing in excess of $1,900,000. The Company completed an offering of its 8% Secured Convertible Debentures due on or before July 2007. Skyebanc, Inc. acted as placement agent for the offering. The notes are convertible into the Company's common stock at prices ranging between $0.20 and $0.55 depending upon certain conditions. The proceeds from this offering will provide the Company with ample resources to execute its acquisition strategy.
StockGuru.com Initiates Profile Coverage for Gulf Biomedical Corporation
DALLAS, July 26, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- John Pentony, Publisher of StockGuru.com, announced today that the web site has initiated profile coverage for Gulf Biomedical Corporation (Pink Sheets:GBIC). Mr. Pentony spoke about Gulf Biomedical: "This is a company centered on a very interesting new product. It is clear that this is a must-see product. GBIC envisions a very large potential market, and has put together a plan to reach that market."
OTCPicks.com Announces Profile Coverage for Pet Ecology Brands, Inc.
DALLAS, July 26, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Brian Dean, Publisher of OTCPicks.com, announced today that the website has initiated profile coverage of Pet Ecology Brands, Inc. (Pink Sheets:PECB). Mr. Dean spoke of Pet Ecology Brands: "Pet Ecology is poised to revolutionize the pet health and maintenance industry with their Scoop Lite and Scientific Professional Cat Litter products. These new generation cat litter products are not only biodegradeable, light weight, septic system safe with superior odor control, but also offer built-in diagnostic capabilities that can indicate if your cat may have a health problem, such as a urinary tract infection. Pet Ecology also is offering an industry first; Fat Free K9 Dog Treats that are also sodium and cholesterol free."
TalkingStocks.com Initiates Profile Coverage on Interlink Global
DALLAS, July 26, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- John Pentony, Publisher of StockGuru.com, announced today that the website has initiated Profile Coverage for Interlink Global (Pink Sheets:ILKG). Mr. Pentony spoke of Interlink Global: "We are very pleased to announce Profile Coverage for Interlink Global. VoIP is no longer the wave of the future. It is here and now. Interlink has an excellent business model that reduces the risk of moving into new markets with VoIP."