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FreeHand Systems International, Inc.
FreeHand Systems International, Inc. Acquires Denmark-Based SheetMusicNow
LOS ALTOS, Calif., Nov. 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- FreeHand Systems International, Inc. (Pink Sheets:FSYI), announced today that it has acquired Denmark-based SheetMusicNow A/S. This acquisition ensures FreeHand's position as one of the largest source for downloadable digital sheet music and further enhances its reputation as a leader in the digital music industry whose revolutionary patented technology is shaping the future of distribution and performance of sheet music. In addition to its digital sheet music business, FreeHand is the developer, manufacturer and marketer of the world's first digital music tablet, the MusicPad Pro(r) Plus.
Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corp.
Integra LifeSciences to Host Analyst Forum on November 21, 2005
PLAINSBORO, N.J., Nov. 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq:IART) announced today that it will host an Analyst Forum on Monday, November 21, 2005 at 3:00 PM Eastern Time at the New York Marriott East Side Hotel in New York City. The meeting, which will be hosted by Stuart Essig, Integra LifeSciences' President and Chief Executive Officer, will feature an overview of our business, a discussion of our products and pipeline, and a review of our operations and financial performance. Our senior marketing, sales and regulatory teams will also discuss marketing strategies and regulatory approval process for several of our key products. A question and answer session will follow the formal presentations.
Halo Resources Ltd.
Halo Resources Ltd. Stakes Claims in North-Central Manitoba
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Mr. Marc Cernovitch, President and CEO of Halo Resources Ltd. (TSX-V:HLO), (OTCBB:HLOSF), (FSE:HLR) is pleased to announce that Halo has staked and submitted for recording 21 mining claims comprising approximately 4,300 hectares in the Sherridon area in North-Central Manitoba.
Integrity Bancshares, Inc.
Integrity Bancshares, Inc. Announces Two-For-One Stock Split
ALPHARETTA, Ga., Nov. 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Integrity Bancshares, Inc. (Pink Sheets:ITYC) today announced that its board of directors approved a two-for-one stock split, payable on December 12, 2005 to shareholders of record as of November 28, 2005. This stock split occurs less than one year after a previous three-for-two stock split, which was paid in January, 2005. The split will bring the total number of outstanding common shares to approximately 14.3 million. The split is intended to improve market liquidity and maintain an optimal trading range for the price.
Luminart Corp. to Present at SCIA in December in Irvine, California
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Luminart Corp. (Pink Sheets:LUMP) will present at the December 3, 2005 SCIA conference in Irvine, Calif. Luminart has been in the research and development stage for the last seven years. In 2005, Luminart completed production of its new system 2020 machine, Windows-based operating software and edge-lit light frames for application in the digital print and photo industry. Luminart will be presenting these products to the target audience of "more than one hundred and fifty NASD member firms, investment and merchant bankers, investment advisors, analysts, financial service managers, venture capitalists, investor relations, industry consultants, securities attorneys, media and qualified investors," according to the SCIA.
Discovery Laboratories, Inc.
Discovery Laboratories to Present at SG Cowen 6th Annual Global Health Care Conference
WARRINGTON, Pa., Nov. 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq:DSCO), announced today that Robert J. Capetola, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Discovery, will present an update on the Company's recent progress and upcoming milestones to the investment community during the 6th Annual Global Health Care Conference sponsored by SG Cowen & Company. The conference is being held in Barcelona, Spain at The Hilton Diagonal Mar. Dr. Capetola will be presenting at 3:45 p.m. on Thursday, November 10, 2005.
Enact Technology, LLC
speak4CADT Voice Recognition Software Doubles the Pace of Computer-Aided Design 'CAD'
ATLANTA, Nov. 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Enact Technology, LLC has announced the release of its speak4CAD(tm) recognition software, the first software product that dramatically improves AutoCAD(r) productivity. There are over 3 million AutoCAD users worldwide making it the dominant CAD software. During speak4CAD's beta-user tests, productivity was measured by comparing manual drawings to those created by spoken drawing commands and dimensions. Bruce Swan, Enact Technology Senior Partner says, "We are extremely pleased at the reception speak4CAD software is receiving. One of our beta-test users, Architect Fernando Andrade's response is typical of what we're hearing from everyone now using our product. He says that speak4CAD has entirely changed the way he uses AutoCAD because it enables him to focus on drawing instead of the keyboard -- a more natural way to work."
Beneficial Holdings, Inc.
Beneficial Holdings, Inc. Announces Text Messaging Order/Payment Program
SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- For the convenience and ease of its cell-phone using customers, Beneficial Holdings, Inc. (Pink Sheets:BFHJ) announces that it will make available to its consumers the ability to order and pay for product via text messaging technology. It has been reported that the global wireless market has 1.8 billion subscribers -- out of a global population of 6.5 billion -- and is on the rise. In other words, the widespread use of cell phones is continuing to increase and cell phone technology is becoming a major form of communication.