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PCS Edventures!.com, Inc.
PCS Edventures! Announces More Lab Sales to Edison Schools
BOISE, Idaho, Oct. 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- PCS Edventures! (OTCBB:PCSV) today announced a significant Lab installation into the Friendship Edison Academy located in Washington, DC. This $95,000 installation involves a broad array of PCS products including the PCS Academy of Engineering, PCS Edventures! Lab(tm), PCS Academy of Science(tm), and BrickLab(tm) for use throughout the five Friendship Edison campuses at all grade levels.
PubSub Concepts, Inc.
PubSub Co-Founder Bob Wyman to Speak at Web 2.0 Conference
NEW YORK, Oct. 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- PubSub, the essential prospective search tool for tracking what people are saying about the topics they care about, today announced that its co-founder and chief technology officer, Bob Wyman, will be a featured speaker at the Web 2.0 Conference taking place October 5-7, 2005 at San Francisco's Argent Hotel. Web 2.0 addresses the services, applications, businesses, and models that are reshaping the Internet. PubSub's prospective search technology is one of 13 products chosen to be premiered during the Web 2.0 Launch Pad Workshop.
Fortis Completes Acquisition of Dryden Wealth Management
BRUSSELS, Belgium, Oct. 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- After having obtained all required regulatory approvals, Fortis has today successfully completed the purchase of Dryden Wealth Management ('Dryden') from Prudential Financial, Inc. of the United States for USD 102 million or EUR 84 million. Dryden is now wholly owned by Fortis. Effective immediately, Dryden's sales offices and most employees in the U.K., Monaco, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Taiwan, in addition to Dryden's Geneva-based bank, will transfer to Fortis. Dryden will be a part of the Fortis Commercial & Private Banking business unit and will begin to operate under the Fortis name as from 2006.
Quest Oil Closes $8 Million Milestone Financing
HOUSTON, Oct. 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Quest Oil Corporation (OTCBB:QOIL) is pleased announce it has closed an $8 million private placement of Series "B" convertible debentures (the "Debentures"). The Debentures, which are convertible in nature, contain a feature that provides the Company with the ability to make interest and principal payments in cash as opposed to common stock. Midtown Partners & Co., LLC acted as the Company's placement agent.
Madison Bay Holdings, Inc. --
Madison Bay Research Report and CEO Interview Available at IPODesktop.com
SEATTLE, Oct. 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Madison Bay Holdings, Inc. (Pink Sheets:MDBY) announced today that an MDBY Research Report and CEO interview with Ricardo Ruelos is available at IPOdesktop.com and World Talk Radio. IPOdesktop.com is the leading provider of independent IPO research for professional money managers and individual investors and World Talk Radio Inc. is the largest Internet Talk Station.