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Superconductor Technologies Inc.
Superconductor Technologies in Negotiation to Enter Joint Venture With Hunchun BaoLi Communications
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Aug. 27, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Superconductor Technologies Inc. (STI) (Nasdaq:SCON), a leading provider of high performance infrastructure products for wireless voice and data applications, announced it is in negotiation to form a joint venture with Hunchun BaoLi Communication Co. Ltd. (BAOLI), which manufactures push-to-talk (PTT) handsets and the associated battery technology for the China market. The proposed joint venture would focus primarily on the manufacturing and marketing of STI's SuperLink interference elimination solution for the Chinese market.
The Topps Co. Inc.
Topps Reschedules Special Meeting of Stockholders to Vote on Proposed Merger for September 19, 2007
NEW YORK, Aug 27, 2007 -- The Topps Company, Inc. (Nasdaq:TOPP) announced today that the special meeting of Topps' stockholders to consider and vote on the proposed merger agreement with affiliates of The Tornante Company LLC and Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC has been rescheduled for Wednesday, September 19, 2007 at 11:00 a.m., local time, at Topps' executive offices located at One Whitehall Street, New York, NY 10004. The August 10, 2007 record date for stockholders entitled to vote at the special meeting has not been changed.
FreeStar Technology Corp.
FreeStar Technology Wins Following Final Court Ruling
DUBLIN, Ireland, Aug. 27, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- FreeStar Technology Corp. (OTCBB:FSRT), an international card payments processor and technology company, announced that a United States District Court in Nevada has issued a final ruling favoring the company. United States District Court Judge Jones issued a final order canceling the entire 25 million shares of FreeStar Technology common stock issued to Svensk Kretit Finans. The Court further ordered that Svensk Kreitit Finans was never a shareholder of Freestar and that those 25 million shares are not to be counted as having ever been issued and outstanding.