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Pappas Telecasting Companies
KMPH FOX 26 Introduces Free Text Message Service
FRESNO, Calif., June 29, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- KMPH-TV/Channel 26, Pappas Telecasting Companies' FOX affiliate in the Fresno-Visalia, California Designated Market Area (DMA), today announced that it has initiated a free text message service for its viewers via TextCaster(r) software. The new feature, "KMPH FOX 26 First Alert News," delivers news and program-oriented text messages to cell phones, including breaking news alerts and national security alerts, a daily AM weather forecast, traffic alerts from Heidi Watney, information on KMPH FOX 26 contests and promotions, daily stock market closing information, and AMBER Alerts. Viewers may sign up for this free service by visiting http://www.kmph.com, then clicking the "First Alert News" link. Using industry-leading software powered by TextCaster(r), KMPH text messages instantly reach the mobile phones of users who opt-in.
Lozupone Appointed President and CEO at North Douglas Sysco Food Services
HOUSTON, June 29, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY) announced today that Uby Lozupone has been promoted to president and chief executive officer at North Douglas Sysco Food Services, a broadline foodservice distribution subsidiary located in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Currently he serves as general manager of that operation and will assume his new position effective July 3, 2005, the start of SYSCO's fiscal year 2006.
Timeline Sues ProClarity for Patent Infringement
BELLEVUE, Wash., June 29, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Timeline Inc. (OTCBB:TMLN) announced it has filed a patent infringement action against ProClarity Corporation, a private company headquartered in Boise, Idaho. This action, filed in the Federal District Court for Western Washington, seeks substantial damages and to enjoin ProClarity from any further licensing of certain ProClarity software modules in the United States. ProClarity is a provider of reporting and data visualization products with an emphasis on analytic solutions based on Microsoft's Analysis Services module; a part of Microsoft's SQL Server data base management system.
APLNow dba APL2000
APLNow LLC and Cognos Announce Asset Purchase
BRIELLE, N.J., June 29, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- On May 26, 2005 APLNow LLC purchased the assets of APL2000 Inc., a subsidiary of Cognos, the world leader in business intelligence and corporate performance management solutions. As part of the asset purchase agreement APLNow, LLC will provide on-going support for the APL-based software development environment at Cognos through March 2007.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Northrop Grumman Team Completes NPOESS Delta Preliminary Design Review
REDONDO BEACH, Calif., June 29, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- A Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC)-led team successfully completed its most recent major system-wide milestone -- the delta preliminary design review (PDR) -- on the National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) program. NPOESS will provide military and civilian users with timely, high-fidelity regional and global meteorological data on the Earth's oceans, land surfaces, atmosphere and space environment.
Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP
2 Days Remaining -- Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP Representing Shareholders of Tribune Company in Shareholder Lawsuit -- TRB
LOS ANGELES, June 29, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP -- representing shareholders of Tribune Company -- announces 2 days remaining to move to be a lead plaintiff in the shareholder lawsuit. All persons and institutions who purchased securities of Tribune Company ("Tribune" or the "Company") (NYSE:TRB) between January 24, 2002 and July 15, 2004, inclusive (the "Class Period"), may move the Court not later than Friday, July 1, 2005, to serve as lead plaintiff, however, you must meet certain legal requirements.
Thinkpath Announces US$3,500,000 New Financing with Laurus Funds and Reverse Stock Split
TORONTO, June 29, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Thinkpath, Inc. (OTCBB:THTHF) today announced the implementation of their previously announced reverse stock split of 5,000 to 1 of their issued and outstanding common shares and the simultaneous closing of a $3,500,000 convertible financing facility with Laurus Master Fund, Ltd. ("Laurus Funds"), a New York based institutional equity fund that specializes in making direct investments in growth-stage public companies that exhibit exceptional promise. A portion of the proceeds were used to retire the balance of all outstanding convertible debentures and the cancellation of all associated warrants and shares, as well as to pay off the receivable discount facility with Morrison Financial Services Limited.