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FirstBingo.com Initiates Multifaceted Marketing Campaign
TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Mr. Richard Wachter, President of FirstBingo.com (OTCBB:FBGO), is pleased to announce that the company has initiated a multifaceted high-impact marketing strategy, which will combine both traditional, and state-of-the-art mediums that will create awareness and increase the profile of FirstBingo.com to the investment community.
ECON Investor Relations Inc.
Markland Technologies Completes $6.5M Acquisition of Homeland Security Company
RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Oct. 21, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Markland Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:MKLD), an integrated homeland security company (www.marklandtech.com), today announced that it has completed the purchase of Virginia-based Science and Technology Research Inc (STR) (www.str-inc.com) for $6.5M in cash and stock. STR is the sole producer of the U.S. Navy's Shipboard Automatic Chemical Agent Detection and Alarm System (ACADA). The Navy deploys the "man-portable" point detection system to detect all classic nerve and blister agents as well as other chemical warfare agent (CWA) vapors.
Prudential PLC Scrip Dividend
London, UK, Oct. 21, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Prudential plc (NYSE:PUK) (LSE:PRU) announces that the reference price for the fully paid extra shares to be issued to shareholders who elected for the scrip dividend alternative for the 2003 interim dividend is 460.85 pence per share.