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Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP
Rabin Murray & Frank LLP Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Gilead Sciences, Inc. for Violations of Federal Securities Laws -- GILD
NEW YORK, Nov. 17, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- A class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, civil action number C-03-4999, on behalf of all persons or entities who purchased or otherwise acquired Gilead Sciences, Inc. ("Gilead" or the "Company") securities (Nasdaq:GILD) during the class period: July 14, 2003 and October 28, 2003, inclusive. The Complaint names Gilead Sciences, Inc., John C. Martin, John F. Milligan, Mark L. Perry, Norbert W. Bischofberger, Anthony Carraciolo, and William A. Lee as defendants.
John H. Harland Company
Harland Financial Solutions and Alogent Announce Alliance
ATLANTA, Nov. 17, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Harland Financial Solutions, Inc., a subsidiary of John H. Harland Company (NYSE:JH), today announced that it has formed a strategic alliance with Alogent Corp., a provider of payment transaction processing solutions for global financial institutions, remittance and payment processors. This alliance provides co-operative certification and seamless integration of Alogent's Sierra Xpedite(r) deposit automation product with Harland Financial Solutions' Encore!(r) Teller automation system. The combined solution facilitates fully automatic and accurate capture and flow of check images, permitting immediate truncation of checks presented at the teller window.
Emulex Completes Acquisition of Vixel
COSTA MESA, Calif., Nov. 17, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Vixel Corporation. Emulex acquired Vixel through a cash tender offer for $10.00 a share, and a subsequent merger of a wholly-owned subsidiary with and into Vixel. Vixel shares have been delisted from Nasdaq, and ceased trading at the close of business today.
WindsorTech, Inc. Launches EraseYourHardDrive.com(tm), World's First Internet-Deployed Hard Disk Drive Erasure Tool Offering Identity Theft and Data Security Protection
HIGHTSTOWN, N.J., Nov. 17, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- WindsorTech, Inc, (OTCBB:WSRT) a Data Security and Environmental Compliance service company, has launched EraseYourHardDrive.com(tm), a patent-pending, hard disk drive erasure tool for the individual and SOHO (small office/home office) personal computer markets. The launch news is expected to be carried by WCAU NBC Channel 10, Philadelphia, who is further expected to put the story on the nationwide network feed. WCAU serves over 2.6 million households in the nation's fourth largest market.
Sciax Technology, Inc.
UGMI Announces Delayed Filing of Report
BAY CITY, Mich. and TORONTO, Nov. 18, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ugomedia Interactive Corporation (OTCBB:UGMI) (name change to Sciax Corp. pending) has not filed the 10-KSB report that was due within the prescribed time period. It is anticipated that the return will be filed by December 13th, 2003. The fiscal year end of Ugomedia Interactive was changed from December 31st to July 31st in order to coincide with the year end of its principle operating subsidiary Sciax Technology Inc.
E Team, Inc.
San Diego County Uses E Team To Respond To Wildfires And Accelerate Recovery
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 17, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- E Team, Inc., the proven, market-leading provider of collaborative software for crisis management, today announced that San Diego County has implemented the E Team solution to manage its response to the recent wildfires there and accelerate assistance and recovery efforts. E Team was deployed in San Diego's Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and in three separate public assistance centers the day following the outbreak of the fires, and has now become the County's primary networked collaboration tool, enabling a wide variety of agencies in numerous locations to work together to manage the disaster.
Ahold in discussions on sale of Disco S.A.
ZAANDAM, Netherlands, Nov. 17, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ahold (NYSE:AHO) today confirmed it is engaged in negotiations with Chilean retailer Cencosud S.A. for the sale of its controlling stake in the Argentine supermarket chain Disco S.A. As of June 30, 2003, Disco S.A. operated 237 stores in Argentina.