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Kirby McInerney LLP
NASD Arbitrators Slam Merrill Lynch with Punitive Damages Award for Analysts' Misconduct -- MER
NEW YORK and CHICAGO, Feb. 11, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The law firms Kirby McInerney & Squire, LLP and Futterman & Howard, Chtd. announced today that an NASD arbitration panel has found Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc., a subsidiary of Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MER), liable to former customers for punitive and compensatory damages associated with Merrill Lynch's systematic misuse of research analysts to court and cater to investment banking clients and prospects.
Elanders strengthens its positions in the segment Industry and Trade by establishing the company in Uppsala
KUNGSBACKA, Sweden, Feb. 11, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Elanders Tofters AB in Ostervala has signed an agreement with LOGG Grafiska i Uppsala AB and TK i Uppsala AB to takeover customer contracts and with Tryckjouren i Uppsala AB concerning delivery of digital print production as part of our strategy to further our position in the important market in the segment Industry and Trade in the Uppsala region. Elanders Tofters will hire seven employees for its new operations in Uppsala. This new business is expected to increase Group turnover by some MSEK 20 this year but should not affect Group profits.
eMax Holdings Corporation
EMAX NET, Inc. Acquires Rights to a Substantial Library of Computer Games
ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 11, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- EMAX NET, Inc., a Florida corporation (EMAXNET) partly owned by EMAX Corporation (Pink Sheets:EMAX) today announced it has acquired the full rights to approximately one hundred Scott Adams and Starsoft Laboratories computer games and educational programs for a booked value of $800,000. The newly formed eMax Software Group will immediately begin the process of porting and updating these applications for integration in web based, wireless and shrink-wrap offerings to be announced at a later time. EMAXNET is pleased to note that the entire library is based on creative, non-violent and educational values suitable for the entire family.
View Systems Inc.
View Systems Installs Secure Scan on Wall Street
BALTIMORE, Feb. 11, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- View Systems, Inc., a manufacturer of homeland security and related products, today announced several leaders in the security industry have joined the company's reseller network as part of an aggressive expansion into the reseller market. These newly acquired firms are already placing orders including a Secure Scan Portal installed on Wall Street in New York City, earlier this week.
Lantronix to Present at 16th Annual Roth Capital Growth Stock Conference
IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 11, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Lantronix, Inc. (Nasdaq:LTRX) today announced that the company management will make a presentation at the Roth Capital Sixteenth Annual 2004 Growth Stock Conference in Dana Point, California on Tuesday, February 17, 2004 at approximately 12:30PM Pacific Time. The conference, held at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort and Spa, provides an opportunity for management to address investors and other interested persons.
iMedia International, Inc.
Hollywood Previews Entertainment iMagazine Granted Privileged Press Credentials to 76th Annual Academy Awards
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 11, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- iMedia International, Inc. (the "Company") (Pink Sheets:IMNL), pioneers in the interactive digital multimedia publishing industry, announced today that its subsidiary, Hollywood Previews(tm) Inc., producers of "Hollywood Previews(tm) Entertainment iMagazine(tm)" an interactive CD-ROM entertainment magazine, has been granted privileged press credentials to the 76th Annual Academy Awards by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences (A.M.P.A.S.). The ceremonies will be held on February 29th, 2004 at the Kodak Hall in Hollywood, California and will be broadcast on ABC.
Toll Brothers, Inc.
Toll Brothers' Website to Broadcast Live Its February 12, 2004 Presentation at The Citigroup Smith Barney Homebuilding 'Gaining Ground' Conference
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Feb. 11, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL), the nation's leading builder of luxury homes, will broadcast live on its website, www.tollbrothers.com, its presentation at the Citigroup Smith Barney Homebuilding "Gaining Ground" conference on Thursday, February 12, 2004 at 10:30 a.m. (EST).