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Virco Mfg. Corporation
Virco Donation Helps Teachers at Florida Elementary School
TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 1, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Thanks to a generous $10,000 furniture donation by Virco Mfg. Corporation (AMEX:VIR), 60 educators at a Florida elementary school now have their first new teachers' desks since the 1980s. The donation is just one aspect of a dynamic partnership between Virco(r) -- America's largest manufacturer and supplier of classroom furniture -- and the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP).
HomebuilderStocks.com Presents an Online Audio Interview with International Barrier Technology's President Dr. Michael Huddy, Discussing Record Breaking Sales and Growth for Fire Resistant Products
POINT ROBERTS, Wash., Dec. 1, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- www.HomebuilderStocks.com, a global investment research portal for the homebuilder industry presents an online audio interview with Dr. Michael Huddy, the President and Director of International Barrier Technology Inc. (OTCBB:IBTGF), a manufacturer of proprietary fire resistant building materials. During the interview Dr. Huddy discusses Barrier's increased sales volume for 2005, as well as the first quarter of 2006, and his projections for the coming year. Dr. Huddy also talks about opportunities for future growth including the Company's new manufacturing facility, which will contribute to improved distribution and expansion; receiving the International Code Congress Evaluation Services Report for its Pyrotite based Blazeguard products; and plans for licensing and partnerships.
The Shuman Law Firm
Dyer & Shuman, LLP Encourages Persons Who Purchased Motive, Inc. Common Stock Between June 25, 2004 and October 26, 2005 to Consider Their Legal Options as Potential Class Members
DENVER, Dec. 1, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The law firm of Dyer & Shuman, LLP (www.DyerShuman.com) today encouraged persons who purchased the common stock of Motive, Inc. (Nasdaq:MOTVE) between June 25, 2004 and October 26, 2005, including those who purchased their shares pursuant to the Company's June 2004 initial public offering ("Class Members"), to contact Kip B. Shuman of Dyer & Shuman, LLP at 1-800-711-6483 or via email at KShuman@DyerShuman.com, or counsel of their choice, concerning their rights and interests as potential class members in the shareholder class action lawsuit recently filed in the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas against Motive, Inc. The lawsuit alleges that Motive, Inc. violated federal securities laws by issuing material misrepresentations to the market.
StockGuru.com Announces Profile Coverage of MidNet, Inc.
DALLAS, Dec. 1, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- John Pentony, Publisher of StockGuru.com, announced today that the web site has initiated Profile Coverage of MidNet, Inc. (OTCBB:MIDX). MidNet created, owns and operates The Middle Network(tm), a secure, high-speed communications platform designed to be a secure marketplace and private meeting place available as a complementary and effective commercial "big-pipe" alternative to the Internet.
Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd.
Impala Platinum Withdraws from Ambatovy Project
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Dec. 1, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Following a meeting in London on 30 November 2005 between Dynatec Corporation, Sumitomo Corporation and Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) (Other OTC:IMPAF) (Pink Sheets:IMPUY) (LSE:IPLA) (JSE:IMP) (ADRS:IMPUY) Implats advises that pursuant to its review of the Ambatovy Project, it has delivered a formal notice of withdrawal under the shareholders agreement.
SmallCap Sentinel: BusinessWeek Article Showcases Need for Reliable Computer Data Storage
IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 1, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- "A recent Businessweek.com feature has effectively articulated the present malaise of inefficient data storage for computers in commercial and personal use applications," said SmallCap Sentinel analyst D.R. Clark. "It's clear that computers will have to get 'smarter' and that efficient data storage solutions will be a must-have as the world increasingly migrates from paper to digital preservation."
U.S. Starcom, Inc.
U.S. Starcom Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Infinite Technology Group
PERTH AMBOY, N.J., Dec. 1, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- U.S. Starcom, Inc. (Pink Sheets:USTA), a leading provider of valued added prepaid services and solutions to the urban market, announced today that it signed the definitive agreement to acquire Infinite Technology Group, Inc., of Bethpaige, New York, scheduled to close on or before December 15, 2005. Established in 1991, Infinite Technology Group is a broad-based supplier of information technology and other technical services to a variety of Fortune 1000 companies. Their clients include companies such as JP Morgan Chase, Citicorp, Time, Inc. and Hewlett-Packard. They have partnership agreements with Sun Microsystems and Apple Computer.
The Bull Market Report
The Bull Market Report Examines Orthopedic Device Makers
PRINCETON, N.J., Dec. 1, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Bull Market Report (http://www.bullmarket.com), a long-term growth and income-generating focused online investment newsletter, announced today that it has provided subscribers with a look at medical device makers Stryker (NYSE:SYK), Zimmer Holdings (NYSE:ZMH), and Biomet (Nasdaq:BMET).
Frontline Ltd. -- Filing of Schedule 13D
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Dec. 1, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Frontline Ltd. (the "Company" or "Frontline") (NYSE:FRO) announces that it has today filed a Schedule 13D with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission reporting that the Company as of December 1, 2005 has acquired more than 5% of the common stock of General Maritime Corporation. Frontline at this time controls 3,860,000 shares in General Maritime represented by direct share holding and future contracts, amounting to 9.98% of the common stock.