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Quadrino & Schwartz
Law Firm of Quadrino & Schwartz Announces Federal Court's Rejection of UnumProvident's Attempt to Transfer Class Action Venue
NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- In one of the class actions pending against UnumProvident (NYSE:UNM), a Federal Court in Massachusetts rejected a last-minute tactical maneuver by UnumProvident that sought to avoid a class certification hearing in the State's Superior Court. In an extensive emergency Memorandum Opinion, Judge F. Dennis Saylor rejected UnumProvident's attempt to transfer the case out of the State's Superior Court and into the federal system just 45 minutes before a critical hearing on class certification. See Jewel v. UnumProvident, No. CV 04-40262. UnumProvident also tried to transfer the class action to Tennessee, where other class actions were previously transferred in September 2003.
Sports Pouch Beverage Co., Inc.
SPBV Hires Corporate Communications Firm Liberty Consulting International
CORONA, Calif., Jan. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sports Pouch Beverage Company Inc. (Pink Sheets:SPBV) announced today that it has contracted Liberty Consulting International to provide financial public relations and corporate communications services on a fee for services basis. Liberty Consulting will consult on corporate messaging and investor communications, assisting with presentations, and financial marketing.
PayStar's GLOBALCash Signs New Southeastern Distribution Agent
LODI, Calif., Jan. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- PayStar Corporation (Pink Sheets:PYST) one of the nation's growing providers of stored value cards and national bank debit card load services and Kiosk marketing and management, announced today that its GLOBALCash division has signed Millennium Summit Enterprise Group (MSEG), as a new distribution agent.
TalkingStocks.com Issues an Updated Profile Report on Markland Technologies Covering Latest $2.6 Million Award
DALLAS, Jan. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- TalkingStocks.com has issued an updated profile report on Markland Technologies (OTCBB: MRKL), a producer of next-generation defense and security technologies. The report is authored by Senior Investment Analyst, Jeff Bishop. The new report updates investors on the implications of Markland's latest $2.6 million award from the U.S. Army's Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate (NVESD). This award is the latest installment of an ongoing five year omnibus contract which may provide a maximum ceiling amount of up to $80 million in fiscal year revenues for Markland and over $406 million in revenues over its life. Since July of 2004, Markland has realized over $27 million in sales from this deal.
Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation
Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. Announces Class Action Lawsuit against TASER International, Inc. -- TASR
BALTIMORE, Jan. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. today announced that a securities class action was commenced on behalf of shareholders who purchased, converted, exchanged or otherwise acquired the common stock of TASER International, Inc. (Nasdaq:TASR) between November 4, 2004 and January 6, 2005, inclusive (the "Class Period").
Smiths' Displays Technology Upgrades American Airlines MD-80s
CHELTENHAM, United Kingdom, Jan. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Smiths Aerospace (LSE:SMIN) was recently the first to obtain Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) STC (Supplemental Type Certification) for its SDS-2000 system as part of the American Airlines MD-80 cockpit upgrade. The new EFIS standard will utilize AMLCD technology displays from the previous HSI/ADI analogue instrumented aircraft. American Airlines is the launch customer including the SDS-2000 system on their fleet of 128 analogue MD-80 (DC-9) airplanes. The SDS-2000 system is designed and manufactured at Smiths Aerospace facility in Cheltenham, UK. The displays are currently being retrofitted to American Airline's MD-80 analogue-instrumented aircraft.
StockPickReport: Investing Advice for Applied Materials, Charter Communications, Amazon.com, and Altera
SHREVEPORT, La., Jan. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- StockPickReport.Com (http://www.stockpickreport.com -- the web's only non-mainstream stock rating service), rates Applied Materials, Charter Communications, Amazon.com, Altera Corporation.
StockPickReport: Stock Research for the SPY, Cititgroup, Tyco, and Applied Micro
SHREVEPORT, La., Jan. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- StockPickReport.Com (http://www.stockpickreport.com - the web's only non-mainstream stock rating service), rates SPDR Trust, Citigroup Inc., Tyco International Ltd. /BER/, Applied Micro Circuits Corp.
StockPickReport: Stock Research and Commentary for Sirius Satellite, General Electric, Motorola, and Bea Systems
SHREVEPORT, La., Jan. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- StockPickReport.Com (http://www.stockpickreport.com -- the web's only non-mainstream stock rating service), rates Sirius Satellite, General Electric, Motorola Inc., BEA Systems Inc.