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Scantron Assessment Technologies to be Integrated and Delivered with Microsoft Class Server
IRVINE, Calif., June 21, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Microsoft and Scantron Testing and Assessment today announced that Scantron will adopt the Microsoft(r) Class Server learning management platform, thereby allowing student achievement results from Scantron Performance Series(tm) and Achievement Series(tm) to be used by teachers to deliver individualized, standards-aligned instruction to students based on their areas of strength and weakness.
SMS@ctive Technologies Corp.
SMS@ctive CEO Featured on MacReport.net
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 21, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- SMS@ctive Technologies Corp. (Pink Sheets:SMSE) announced today that its CEO, Arshad Shah, has been interviewed as a featured guest on MacReport.net, a leading financial news and information web site. Visitors to (www.macreport.net) may listen to streamed audio of the interview or view a full transcript at: (http://www.macreport.net/ceo_int/ceoint_asp.asp?symbol=SMSE).
Consent Judgment Acknowledges the Validity and Enforceability of Cytomedix's Knighton Patent
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., June 21, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Cytomedix, Inc. (OTCBB:CYME) today announced that on June 8, 2004, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois entered a consent judgment against 21st Century Wound Care and Advanced Therapy, L.L.C., and its owner, James Gandy. In that consent judgment, 21st Century Wound Care and Mr. Gandy admitted that Cytomedix's Knighton patent, which covers the use of compositions containing platelet releasates for wound healing purposes, is valid and enforceable. The Court declared that 21st Century Wound Care and Gandy had infringed the Knighton Patent and enjoined them, effective immediately and continuing through expiration of the Knighton patent in November 2009, from making, using, offering, or selling within the United States autologous cellular therapies, platelet gel products, or any other processes or products-such as their "P-Gel" formulation-that infringe the claims of the Knighton Patent. The Court's injunction is binding on 21st Century Wound Care and Mr. Gandy, and on those acting in concert or participation with them. The Court retained jurisdiction to enforce its order of judgment.
KMT Acquires Cincinnati Grinding Technology
UPPLANDS VASBY, Sweden, June 21, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- KMT is of the opinion that service and aftermarket have an interesting potential and is, therefore, acquiring the American service company, Cincinnati Grinding Technology (CGT).
Crew Gold Corporation
Crew Gold Announces Seqi Olivine Project Funding Approved
LONDON, June 21, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Crew Gold Corporation ("Crew") (TSE:CRU) (OSE:CRU) (Frankfurt:KNC) (Other OTC:CRUGF) is pleased to report that Minelco AB ("Minelco"), a subsidiary of leading iron ore producer LKAB of Sweden, has informed Crew that the investment capital, as defined by the feasibility study for the Seqi Olivine project, has been approved by LKAB's board. Under the terms of the existing agreement between Crew and Minelco AB this investment will grant Minelco a 51% shareholding of the project.