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Schiffrin Barroway Topaz & Kessler, LLP
The Law Firm of Schiffrin & Barroway, LLP Announces that Invesco Mutual Fund Investors Have Twenty Days Remaining to File Lead Plaintiff Motion -- IAGHX, IFSAX, ILEKX
BALA CYNWYD, Pa., Jan. 13, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Invesco Mutual Fund investors have twenty (20) days to move for lead plaintiff in a securities fraud class action recently brought against the Invesco Mutual Funds that are managed by Invesco Funds Group, Inc. ("Invesco"), a subsidiary of Amvescap PLC (NYSE:AVZ) ("Amvescap"). The Class Period for this case is from December 5, 1998 through November 24, 2003, inclusive (the "Class Period"). If you purchased any of the Invesco Funds listed below between November 1, 1998 and September 3, 2003, inclusive (the "Class Period") and you wish to be a lead plaintiff in the case, you must move to serve as lead plaintiff by filing a motion in the United States District Court for the District of Colorado by February 2, 2004.
Environmental Technologies International, Inc.
Outsourcing of EMTI's Computer Guard Security Device Nearing Completion
TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 13, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Environmental Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets:EMTI) is pleased to announce that it has selected the manufacturer for the outsourcing of Computer Guard, a device that it expects to introduce to the North American market this spring. The manufacturer was selected on the basis of proven ability to deliver a quality product to Environmental Technologies at the most economical price possible, and to achieve production and commence shipments at the earliest possible time. The Company expects to execute a formal agreement and place its initial order with the manufacturer within the next few weeks.
Z-Tel Communications, Inc.
Virtual Address Book from Z-Tel Bridges Consumers' Wireline and Wireless Communications
TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 13, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Z-Tel Communications, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Z-Tel Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:ZTEL) and leading provider of local, long distance and enhanced telecommunications services, has announced that the new virtual address book features within Personal Voice Assistant(tm) (PVA) enable consumers to utilize their wireless and wireline services seamlessly. PVA, named "Best of Innovations" by 2004 CES, is a voice-activated, online address book that allows users to access their contacts from any phone, anywhere, any time and uses the latest in voice-activated technology.
John H. Harland Company
CUNA Selects Harland Financial Solutions To Provide Business Lending and CRM Technology
ATLANTA, Jan. 13, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Harland Financial Solutions, Inc., a subsidiary of John H. Harland Company (NYSE:JH), today announced that it has been selected by CUNA & Affiliates as its endorsed provider of compliant business lending and customer relationship management technology. This alliance allows CUNA to address the growing demand for solutions that expand and improve the services delivered by credit unions to their members. Under the arrangement, Harland Financial Solutions will provide its Laser Pro(r) Compliant Loan Origination Solution and its Touche(r) Customer Relationship Management Solution to CUNA's member credit unions.
Harwood Feffer LLP
Biopure Corp. Target of Investor Class Action Filed by Wechsler Harwood LLP -- BPUR
NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Notice is hereby given that Wechsler Harwood LLP (http://www.whesq.com) filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts on behalf of purchasers of Biopure Corporation (Nasdaq:BPUR) ("Biopure" or the "Company") publicly traded securities during the period between March 17, 2003 and December 24, 2003, inclusive (the "Class Period").