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CYOP Systems International Inc
CYOP Announces Partnership with SINA.com Online
VANCOUVER, B.C., May 4, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- CYOP Systems International Inc. (OTCBB:CYOS), the leading provider of online video games and tournaments of skill, is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement to feature CYOP's licensed pool game on an exclusive basis with SINA.com Online, the North American subsidiary of SINA Corporation, a leading online media company and value-added information service provider for China and for global Chinese communities.
Environmental Technologies International, Inc.
Environmental Technologies to Establish Pan-Asian Marketing Network
TUCSON, Ariz., May 4, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Environmental Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets:EMTI) is pleased to announce that Company director Basil Meecham has just returned from a very successful trip throughout Asia. Mr. Meecham had extensive meetings with several prospective distributors who have expressed a strong interest in representing EMTI and its exciting product line throughout China, Japan, and the entire Southeast Asian region. The near-term goal is to establish a network of distributorships throughout the area that will participate in the market introduction of the Company's Computer Guard device, to be then followed by other products currently being readied for commercial launch thereafter.
NIDEK Hyperopia Clinical Study Update & Future FDA Studies
FREMONT, Calif., May 4, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- NIDEK, Inc. announced today that it has completed and submitted 3-month clinical data for its new hyperopia study to the FDA. This marks an important milestone in the study process, as additional treatment eyes will be initiated in the study protocol effective immediately. NIDEK also received approval from the FDA to expand the clinical study to 300 eyes under the current treatment protocol. The expansion will include 150 eyes each for spherical hyperopia and hyperopic astigmatism. NIDEK has worked closely with the FDA on the design, initiation and evaluation of the clinical study.
NovaStar Financial Investors Have Until Monday June 14, 2004 to Seek Appointment as Lead Plaintiff -- NFI
NEW YORK, May 4, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- According to Pomerantz Haudek Block Grossman & Gross LLP (www.pomerantzlaw.com), which has filed a class action lawsuit against NovaStar Financial, Inc. ("NovaStar" or the "Company") (NYSE:NFI) and three of the Company's senior officers, on behalf of investors who purchased the securities of NovaStar during the period between October 29, 2003 through April 8, 2004, inclusive (the "Class Period"), investors have until Monday June 14, 2004 to seek appointment by the Court as one of the lead plaintiffs in this action.