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Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation
Law Offices of Charles J. Piven, P.A. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Micromuse, Inc. -- MUSEE
BALTIMORE, Jan. 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. today announced that a securities class action has been commenced on behalf of shareholders who purchased, converted, exchanged or otherwise acquired the common stock of Micromuse, Inc. (Nasdaq:MUSEE) between January 20, 2000 and December 29, 2003, inclusive (the "Class Period").
Catch the Wave With O'Neill, OP, Quiksilver and Gamespy SG, Surfer, and Surfing Magazines as They Launch a Surfboard Art and Photography Contest
DANA POINT, Calif., Jan. 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Quiksilver Chairman & CEO Bob McKnight, O'Neill CEO John Warner, former Gamespy CEO Fred Thiel, and OP (Ocean Pacific) CEO Dick Baker are joining forces with the leading surf industry publications, Surfer Magazine, SG and Surfing Magazine to present the contest, "Water = Life(tm)," to benefit the Ocean Institute in Dana Point. "Water = Life(tm)" is an international contest in which participants may compete by submitting original surfboard art or an ocean-themed photograph between January 15 - May 15, 2004. McKnight, Warner and Thiel are all members of the Institute's Board of Directors. Baker, also President of SIMA (Surf Industry Manufacturers Association) is also a longtime supporter of the Institute.
NeoMedia Technologies, Inc.
Digital Rum, U.K.-Based Innovator in Mobile Commerce Solutions, Signs LOI to Join NeoMedia Technologies's Launch of PaperClick in Europe
FORT MYERS, Fla., and LONDON, Jan. 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- NeoMedia Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:NEOM), a developer of software and patented technologies which link products, print, and physical objects directly to targeted online data, said today it has signed a Letter of Intent with Digital Rum Ltd., a U.K.-based provider of mobile commerce solutions, to enter a collaborative agreement to launch PaperClick(tm) in Europe.
Michael Dougherty and William Claypool, MD Join ViroPharma's Board of Directors
EXTON, Pa., Jan. 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq:VPHM) announced today the election of Michael Dougherty and Dr. William Claypool to its board of directors. Mr. Dougherty is currently Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Adolor Corporation. Dr. Claypool is currently Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors for Phoenix Data Systems.
MoneyTV's 350th Show, Week of 1/16
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- MoneyTV is the nationally syndicated television program all about money and what makes it happen, (http://www.moneytv.net), featuring informative interviews with CEOs, insights into their operations and outlooks for their futures.
Development For Next Generation Jetboard Underway; Global Electric announces the development of the world's first lithium-ion Jetboard
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. and LAS VEGAS, Jan. 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Whistler Investments, Inc. (OTCBB:WHSL) (Name change pending to Global Electric) announced today development is underway by Global Electric using the new generation Powerski Jetboard. Mr. Chaz Haba, inventor of the technology, visited PSI recently with his team to coordinate the electric power source project with the PSI engineering and design group. Chaz states "The Powerski Jetboard is an ideal platform for lithium-ion battery power. This Global Electric application will provide a quiet, pollution-free power source with a 2-hour run time per charge. We are excited to have this opportunity with Powerski. Bob Montgomery of Powerski International adds "The light weight and compact size of this electric power source opens design doors for the patented Powerski Jetboard. A smaller, lightweight Jetboard with low environmental impact gives us a product that offers what many consumers are asking for and could possibly increase our sales by 40%."
Marcus Wallenberg Foundation
Paper-making efficiency improved by Marcus Wallenberg Prize-winner
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Marcus Wallenberg Prize for 2004 of 2 million Swedish Crowns will be awarded to the Finnish engineer, Paul Olof Meinander. He developed a significant modification of the design of the paper machine that improves both the efficiency of the economic and the environmental performance. The new design is called the POM Wet End Concept. The Prize- winner developed the idea and then designed and built machinery that proved the concept.
The Project Group, Inc.
The Project Group Reiterates Guidance for 2004
HOUSTON, Jan. 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Project Group, Inc. (OTCBB:PJTG), a leading integrator of Microsoft(r) Project and provider of business initiative services, today reiterated financial projections for fiscal 2004. Craig Crawford, president and CEO, made the announcement. On November 26, 2003, the company announced that it anticipates revenues in excess of $6 million for 2004. These projected results assume that significant working capital will be generated by investment activities and that certain large services contracts will be extended through the balance of 2004.