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Personal Chemistry Ltd
Personal Chemistry and Accelrys Enter Into Software Licensing Agreement and Technology Alliance
SAN DIEGO, May 23 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Accelrys Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Pharmacopeia, Inc. (Nasdaq:PCOP) and Personal Chemistry, a private Swedish company, today announced the signing of a software licensing agreement and technology alliance. Under the terms of the agreement, Accelrys will license the use of and provide integration support for Accord for Oracle and Accord Chemistry Control, an Active Xae based control which will be integrated into Coherent Synthesis(TM) to provide chemical computational and data management functions.
Emerson Poynter LLP
The Emerson Firm Announces Class Action Lawsuit on Behalf of Investors Who Purchased WorldCom, Inc. Common Stock -- WCOM
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 22, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Emerson Firm, a securities trial law firm with offices in Houston, Texas and Little Rock, Arkansas announced today that a class action has been filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of purchasers of WorldCom, Inc. (Nasdaq:WCOM) ("WorldCom" or the "Company") common stock during the period between May 15, 1999 and April 21, 2002, inclusive (the "Class Period"). A copy of the complaint filed in this action is available from the Court, or can be obtained from the firm by calling our toll free number below.
Harsco's Railway Track Maintenance Division to Develop Specialty Rail Grinder for New York City Transit System
HARRISBURG, Pa., May 22, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Worldwide industrial services and products company, Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) today announced that its Harsco Track Technologies division has been awarded a contract by the New York City Transit (NYCT) system, to develop and produce a specially designed third-rail-powered track maintenance unit for rail grinding. Valued at close to $7 million, the contract includes initial maintenance services and spare parts support as well as an option for up to two additional units.
StockDiagnostics.com Upgrades Kodak to Highest OPS Rating
NEW YORK, May 22, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Kodak's trailing 12 months' OPS(TM) (Operational-cashflow Per Share) increases 75% to a five-year record and StockDiagnostics.com has upgraded Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE:EK) to an OPS Rating(TM) of "1." An OPS Rating of "1" is the highest that a company can achieve. OPS Ratings on more than 7,500 companies can be found at: http://www.stockdiagnostics.com
Pomerantz Firm The Only Firm to File Complaint on Behalf of GoTo Shareholders
NEW YORK, May 22, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- On May 21, 2002, the law firm of Cohen, Milstein, Hausfeld & Toll issued a press release announcing the filing of an action against Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. and Henry M. Blodget on behalf of GoTo.com, Inc. shareholders (now known as Overture Services, Inc.) (Nasdaq:OVER). Please note that Cohen, Milstein has not filed any complaint. The description of the action in the Cohen, Milstein press release is of the complaint that Pomerantz Haudek Block Grossman & Gross LLP filed on May 20, 2002 after considerable investigation. See Pomerantz, Haudek's press release on May 20, 2002: "Merrill Lynch and Henry Blodget Charged with Securities Fraud by GoTo Shareholder."
Emerson Poynter LLP
The Emerson Firm Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Exelon Corporation on Behalf of Investors -- EXC
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 22, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Emerson Firm, a securities trial law firm with offices in Houston, Texas and Little Rock, Arkansas, announced today that a class action has been filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, on behalf of purchasers of Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) ("Exelon" or the "Company") common stock during the period between April 24, 2001 and September 27, 2001, inclusive (the "Class Period"). A copy of the complaint filed in this action is available from the Court, or can be obtained from the firm's Investor Relations Department by calling the toll free number below.