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Equus Resources, Inc.
Equus Resources Adds E-commerce Division
ATLANTA, Aug. 3, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Equus Resources, Inc. (Pink Sheets:EQUR) ("Equus") announced today the addition of its e-commerce division. Stanley Lee has been appointed the manager of e-commerce and Web development. In this capacity, Stan will oversee and further enhance all existing Equus websites and will be primarily responsible for future development of additional Internet sites and e-commerce initiatives by the Equus operating divisions and subsidiaries.
GuestMetrics, Inc. Announces Strategic Relationship With National Distributing Company
ASHBURN, Va., Aug. 3, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Brian P. Barrett, President and CEO of GuestMetrics, Inc. (Pink Sheets:GESM), a leading provider of Customer Insight solutions for the hospitality industry and its manufacturers, announced today that it has entered into a strategic relationship with National Distributing Company (NDC), one of the largest distributors of beverage alcohol products. NDC will refer the GuestMetrics Customer Insight product to its restaurant customer base and purchase on-premise beverage alcohol data for the trade areas in which they are doing business.
Harsco Corporation Awards 23 College Scholarships to Its Best and Brightest Students
HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 3, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Worldwide industrial services and products company Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) announced today the award of 23 college scholarships to assist outstanding children of Harsco employees throughout the world in obtaining the advanced education necessary to reach their career goals. The scholarships, all funded by the Harsco Corporation Fund charitable giving arm, are open to students in any country and any discipline, and are worth as much as $3,500 per year per student.
Connecticut Health Care Advocate
Insurance Regulator, Healthcare Advocate Warn that Trouble is Brewing in Washington for Connecticut Health Insurance Consumers
HARTFORD, Conn., Aug. 3, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- State Insurance Commissioner Susan F. Cogswell joined with Connecticut's Managed Care Ombudsman Kevin Lembo to oppose measures before Congress that could potentially expose Connecticut consumers to additional risks of fraud and confusion. One bill has already passed the House of Representatives. The two proposals currently under consideration in Congress, HR 525 / S 406 the 'Small Business Health Fairness Act' and HR 2355 / S 1015 the 'Health Care Choice Act,' strip away consumer protections by allowing federal Associated Health Plans (AHPs) to operate outside the authority of state insurance departments.
ACME Portable Machines, Inc.
New Acme 16 Port KVM Switch in Console Drawer Mounts Keyboard and 17" Monitor on Independent Rails in 1U High Space
AZUSA, Calif., Aug. 3, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Acme Portable Machines, Inc., a leading provider of rugged portable computers, today introduced a new 19" rack-mounted KVM switch with dual sliding rails for the independent keyboard and monitor movement. The new switch, the DMK 590, is an industrial, mounted console drawer with a slim KVM switch, keyboard, mouse, and 17" monitor that folds down to fit into a 1U high slot of a 19" rack system. The new switch can handle up to 16 computers, servers and like devices and can be linked to other KVM switches to extend control to additional systems common in medium- and large-scale computer rooms of computer telephony, storage area networks and Web server applications.
IDS Worldwide Solutions, Inc.
IDS Worldwide Solutions, Inc. Reacts to Report of Spam E-Mail
ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 3, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- IDS Worldwide Solutions, Inc. (Pink Sheets:IDWS) wishes to announce that the corporation has found itself the victim of individuals who issue spam e-mail purporting to come from the corporation or based on information issued by the corporation. IDS can attest to the accuracy and validity of all company press releases previously issued and asks the public not to rely on any information regarding the company unless it is clearly identified as having been released by IDS. Patrick Downs, CEO of IDS stated, "IDS does not condone spam e-mails and is making every effort to determine the identity of the responsible party and put an immediate stop to the e-mails in order to prevent any further inconvenience or confusion to the public or our shareholders. IDS is a stable, growing company and we do not expect this incident to have any lasting negative effect on the company or its shareholders."