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PoGo! Products, Ltd.
PoGo! Products Signs Representation Agreement With Keating Technologies
BREA, Calif., Aug. 11, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- PoGo! Products, Inc. (OTCBB:NWGD), a leader in portable digital audio (MP3) technology and the developer and manufacturer of cutting-edge personal electronic products for consumers and businesses, today announced it has signed an exclusive two-year sales and marketing agreement for its products, including the new Radio YourWay(tm) portable solid-state AM/FM radio recorder, with Keating Technologies Inc., Canada's leading branch outsourcing service to the high technology industry.
Neoware and GERS Retail Systems Team to Market Integrated Retail Platform
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. Aug. 11, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Neoware Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:NWRE), the leading supplier of award-winning software, services and managed thin client appliances, and GERS Retail Systems, a leading supplier of retail point of sale systems, announced today that the two companies have partnered to market a comprehensive point of sale and back office platform for retailers. The co-marketing agreement creates a single solution that combines GERS' transaction management and business intelligence software with Neoware's secure, manageable and cost-efficient thin client appliances. The new products will be on display during the GERS Retail World 2003 Annual User Conference to be held in San Diego, CA beginning today and running thru August 14th. Under the agreement, GERS and Neoware will each offer the new turnkey solution to retailers looking for a secure thin client appliance platform for accessing server-based applications and enterprise-ready transaction management software. The two companies will jointly promote their products and participate in sales opportunities together.
AngelCiti Entertainment, Inc.
Results up More Than 741% Over July Last Year for AngelCiti Subsidiary Worldwide Management
PEMBROKE PINES, Fla., August 11, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- AngelCiti Entertainment's (OTCBB:AGLC) wholly owned subsidiary Worldwide Management announced that gross net win was up more than 741% at $150,244 in comparison to $17,859 from July of 2002 and net handle was up over 56% at $3,067,404 as compared to $1,962,699.
ViroPharma Licenses Rights from GlaxoSmithKline for Product Candidate for Cytomegalovirus (CMV) in Immunocompromised Patients
EXTON, Pa., Aug. 11, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq:VPHM) today announced the acquisition of worldwide rights (excluding Japan) from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) to an antiviral compound, maribavir (1263W94), for the treatment of human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) disease. Maribavir (1263W94) is a benzimidazole compound that was in development by GSK for the treatment of CMV retinitis in HIV+ patients. Initial Phase 1 data in HIV+ patients demonstrated an antiviral effect and an acceptable safety profile sufficient to support progression of the development of the compound. ViroPharma will focus initially on patients who have received a hematopoietic stem cell (e.g., bone marrow) or solid organ transplant, and are at risk for or have been infected with CMV. ViroPharma expects to initiate phase 1 / 2 clinical trials in transplant patients in the fourth quarter of 2003 or the first quarter of 2004.
Global ePoint, Inc.
Global ePoint Announces Completion of Merger
SAN MARCOS, Calif., August 11, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Global ePoint, Inc. (the Company) (Nasdaq:GEPT) today announced that it has completed a merger with McDigit, Inc. ("McDigit"), which was approved by its shareholders on July 28, 2003. McDigit, through its manufacturing subsidiary and its acquisition of the long-range video, audio, and data transmission system technology and related brands from Sequent Technologies, Inc., is positioning itself to become a leading provider of Homeland Security technology.