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I Blog, Therefore I Am -- New Book Introduces Phenomenon of Web Logs
PARK RIDGE, Ill., May 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- In the last five years web logs, known as "blogs" have become increasingly popular ways of disseminating ideas, information and opinions via the Internet. I Blog, Therefore I Am (now available through AuthorHouse) is a new book compiled by Book of Blogs, Inc. and edited by Peter Wojtowicz, that offers insight into these personal diaries and the human psyche.
Port of Houston Authority
PHA Commission Considers Bayport, Security, Environmental Matters
HOUSTON, May 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Port of Houston Authority (PHA) commission will consider several recommendations involving contract awards, bids and proposals, professional services and general administrative and operational matters during its public meeting at 12 p.m. on Monday, May 16, 2005 at the PHA Executive Office Building, located at 111 East Loop North (Exit 29 off Loop 610). Chairman Jim Edmonds will preside over the meeting with Vice Chairman Kase Lawal, Commissioner Steve Phelps, Commissioner Jim Fonteno, Commissioner Jimmy Burke, Commissioner Cheryl Thompson-Draper, and Commissioner Janiece Longoria.
New Acting CEO at Korsnas
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Investment AB Kinnevik ("Kinnevik") today announced that Vigo Carlund, the Chairman and former CEO of Korsnas, has been appointed acting CEO of Korsnas AB. The current CEO, Per Lindberg has resigned at his own request. The work on recruiting a new CEO will begin immediately and Vigo Carlund will remain as the acting CEO until a replacement is appointed.
Scantek Medical, Inc.
Scantek Medical Announces Renegotiation of Contracts with Instituto Cultural Do Trabalho and Comercial Marimex
CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., May 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Scantek Medical, Inc. (Pink Sheets:SKML) announced today that the Company is in the process of renegotiating its contracts for the sale of its BreastCare(tm)/BreastAlert(tm) Differential Temperature Sensor product ("BreastCare(tm)") in Brazil to (A) Instituto Cultural Do Trabalho ("Instituto Cultural") and (B) Comercial Marimex LTDA ("Comercial Marimex"). The Company had announced its contract with Instituto Cultural on December 9, 2003 and its contract with Comercial Marimex on July 6, 2004. The Company has agreed to renegotiate these contracts because the dates currently set forth in the original contracts are no longer usable because of the delay which has been caused in the shipment of the units of BreastCare(tm) because of the delay in obtaining an import license.
eTelcharge.com CEO Featured on MacReport.Net
DESOTO, Texas, May 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- eTelcharge.com (Pink Sheets:ETLC), http://www.eTelcharge.com, enables approved merchants to securely, easily and quickly accept multiple payments online and offline, with the proprietary new online currency of local telephone billing, traditional credit card options, checks and other existing financial infrastructure of bank accounts, announced today that Carl O. Sherman, President and Chief Executive Officer of eTelcharge.com, was featured in an interview by the MacReport.Net