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O2Micro International Limited
O2Micro Issued Smart Card System and IC Controller Patent
GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman, Sept. 6, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- O2Micro(r) International Limited (Nasdaq:OIIM) (SEHK:0457), a leading supplier of innovative power management, and security components and systems, was issued 12 claims under United States patent number 7,076,589 for its Smart Card System and IC Controller invention; a division of the invention issued October 2004 under United States patent number 6,807,597.
Intelligent Systems Corporation
Intelligent Systems Completes Sale of Minority Stake in Horizon Software
NORCROSS, Ga., Sept. 6, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Intelligent Systems Corporation (AMEX:INS) today announced the sale of its minority interest in Horizon Software, Inc., a privately held software company headquartered in Loganville, Georgia. Effective as of August 31, 2006, Intelligent Systems sold its entire holdings of Series A Preferred Shares of Horizon to Horizon Software Holdings, Inc. (the "Buyer"), an entity comprised of Horizon's founder and other officers of the company. ISC sold the Horizon stock for an aggregate price of $5.7 million, consisting of $2.85 million in cash at the closing and a secured promissory note of Buyer for $2.85 million due January 31, 2007.
Kronos Advanced Technologies, Inc.
Kronos Continues to Expand Intellectual Property Platform
BELMONT, Mass., Sept. 6, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Kronos Advanced Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:KNOS) has announced that Kronos Air Technologies, Inc., a developer of air movement and purification technologies and wholly owned subsidiary, has received Notice of Allowance from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for its patent applications, Corona Discharge Electrode and Method of Operating and Method of and Apparatus for Electrostatic Fluid Acceleration. The patents will protect the Company's proprietary technology for generating air flow and air cleaning with significantly reduced ozone while extending the life-span of the Company's proprietary electrodes and for producing inertialess power supplies for safe operation of its air movement and purification devices.
Chatsworth Data Solutions, Inc.
Adera Mines Ltd., Owner of Chatsworth Data Corporation, Announces Completion of Previously Announced Financing
CHATSWORTH, Calif., Sept. 6, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Chatsworth Data Corporation ("Chatsworth"), formerly a privately held manufacturer of optical mark readers and scanners and impact recording equipment based in Chatsworth, California, which was recently acquired by Adera Mines Ltd. (OTCBB:AAML) ("Adera"), a formerly inactive company whose common stock trades on the Over-the-Counter Bulletin Board under the symbol "AAML.OB," announced the completion of its pending financing.
Shazamstocks.com Announces Profile Launch of NanoSensors, Inc.
WELLINGTON, Fla., Sept. 6, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ken Weiner, Publisher of Shazamstocks.com, today announced profile coverage of NanoSensors, Inc. (OTCBB:NNSR). The Profile is a comprehensive look at the company's growth initiative. You can view the complete profile at http://www.shazamstocks.com/profiles/nnsr/index.php
Century 21 NY Metro
'CENTURY 21 NY Metro' Launches to Create Powerhouse New York Residential Real Estate Firm
NEW YORK, Sept. 6, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- CENTURY 21 NY Metro, formed from the acquisition of CENTURY 21 Kevin B. Brown and Dwelling Quest to create a powerhouse New York residential firm, announces its official launch today. The new company, owned and operated by RealStar Realty LLC, will have two offices which are located in Manhattan and Harlem, with more than 150 sales and rental associates. CENTURY 21 NY Metro will provide services that cover the complete range of residential categories including condos, co-ops, lofts, townhouses, and rentals. The company will also carry the CENTURY 21 Fine Homes & Estates(r) designation, an honor given to a select group of CENTURY 21(r) offices worldwide that service the luxury homes segment.