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Cyberhand Technologies International Inc.
Cyberhand Spins off Military Division to Speed Development of Avenger Missile with Empath Fire Control System
CALGARY, Alberta, Aug. 23, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Cyberhand Technologies International, Inc. (Pink Sheets:CYHD), a leading computer peripheral design company specializing in innovative wireless ergonomic products for private and military purposes, announced that it has created CyLogic Aerospace, a wholly owned subsidiary, to concentrate development of its Avenger Missile with Empath Fire Control and the New Black Locust Weapon Systems. CyLogic Aerospace Weapon Systems is well positioned to provide the world's fastest controllers, providing the most accurate target acquisition and generating the best field results.
New Century Companies, Inc.
New Century Announces Gains in Revenues and Operating Income for First Half of 2005
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 23, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- New Century Companies, Inc., (OTCBB:NCNC) a leading remanufacturer of vertical boring mills and large lathes, today announced that revenues for the first half of 2005 increased three percent to $2.63 million from $2.56 million in the first half of 2004. Gross profit for the first half increased by over 2,850 percent to $758,187 from $26,517. Net operating income for the first half increased to approximately $102,000 from a loss of approximately ($710,000) in the first half of 2004.
Cubic Energy, Inc.
Cubic Energy, Inc. Appoints New Chief Financial Officer
DALLAS, Aug. 23, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Cubic Energy, Inc. (OTCBB:QBIK) announces today that effective August 15, 2005, it has appointed James L. Busby as its new Chief Financial Officer. The Company anticipates that all of the functions of the office of CFO will be performed by Mr. Busby no later than October 1, 2005.
McDonald's Teams Up with Educators and Health/Nutrition Experts to Promote Balanced, Active Lifestyles In Schools
HARTFORD, Conn., Aug. 23, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Students as young as six years old are making their own meal choices when in the lunch line at school and a new local education partnership is helping them learn to make smart choices to lead healthy lives. Through McDonald's Active Achievers, McDonald's(r) in partnership with educators and nutrition and health experts, is providing teachers and schools in Connecticut and Western Massachusetts with resources to teach students to make balanced nutrition choices and develop an interest in being active and staying healthy.
Vision Works Media Group, Inc.
Vision Works Media Group, Inc. Two-for-One Forward Stock Split; Media Education Foundation's 'Hijacking Catastrophe' Anchors New Screen Television's August Programming Lineup
ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 23, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Vision Works Media Group, Inc. (Pink Sheets:VSWM) announces that the board of directors of Vision Works Media Group, Inc. has voted to forward-split the outstanding shares of the common stock at a ratio of two shares (2) for every one share (1) of common stock held on September 30, 2005 by shareholders of record on that date. Company contact Naseem Shah said, "Every stockholder on September 30, 2005 that owns one share will then own two shares. The company has extended the effective date through September 30, 2005. The stock split further demonstrates our confidence in the business and our optimism towards the future. We believe the stock split should improve the liquidity and marketability of our stock."
Peabodys Announces Intent to File 10-KSB
ROSEVILLE, Calif., Aug. 23, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Peabodys Coffee, Inc. (OTCBB:PBDYE), owner of the USDA certified organic brand Black Rhino Coffee(tm), announced today that it intends to file its 10-KSB by August 31, 2005. The company reported that it has been granted a hearing date of September 1, 2005, by NASDAQ to address the late filing status of its 10-KSB. The company also reported that on the hearing date a determination will be made as to whether the company is current in its required filings.
Sun New Media Inc.
SE Global and Sun Media Transaction Update
DIAMOND BAR, Calif., Aug. 23, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- SE Global Equities Corp. (OTCBB:SEGB) ("SEG") reports that further to SEG's news release issued on August 12, 2005 relating to the filing of a Preliminary Proxy Circular and the announcement of a Special Meeting of its stockholders, SEG has now filed a Definitive Proxy Circular with the Securities and Exchange Commission and mailed these proxy materials to its stockholders on August 22, 2005. The items before the Special Meeting relate to the transaction between SEG and Sun Media Investment Holdings Ltd. of Shanghai, China. The Special Meeting is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on September 12, 2005.
ADVA Optical Networking
ADVA Partners on High-Definition Video Editing System Via WDM in Japan
TOKYO, MAHWAH, N.J. and MARTINSRIED/MUNICH, Germany, Aug. 23, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- ADVA Optical Networking today announced it successfully completed the qualification of a remote high-definition video editing system in Japan in collaboration with partners SoftBank Technology Corp. ("SBT") and IMAGICA DIGIX, Inc. ("IMAGICA DIGIX"). SBT is a well-known network and systems integrator in Japan; IMAGICA DIGIX is a Tokyo-based video graphics trading company.