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The First Study On Digital Governance in Municipalities Worldwide Ranked Seoul, Hong Kong, Singapore, New York, and Shanghai as the Top Five Cities, and Tallinn, Dubai, Jakarta as Among the Top 20 of 100 Large Cities Worldwide.
NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 17, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- This survey was conducted jointly by the E-governance Institute of Rutgers University-Newark and the Global e-Policy e-Government Institute of Sungkyunkwan University, Korea, and was co-sponsored by the UN Division for Public Administration and Development Management, and the American Society for Public Administration. This is the first research effort to evaluate digital governance in municipalities throughout the world.
Starmax Technologies, Inc.
Starmax Set to Launch New Startrax Division; Product Targeted at Theme Parks
TORONTO, Nov. 17, 2003, (PRIMEZONE) -- Starmax Technologies Inc. (Pink Sheets:SMXIF) announced today the launch of its new division, StarTrax. Over the past 18 months, Starmax has been finalizing the development of its StarTrax monitoring systems which are specifically targeted at theme parks around the world. Small, clip-on devices utilizing proprietary wireless and GPS tracking technology enable parents to determine the location of children instantly.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Northrop Grumman Receives Defense Support Program Contract Extension
AZUSA, Calif., Nov. 17, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) Electronic Systems sector has been awarded a $39.4 million contract extension by the U.S. Air Force's Space and Missile Systems Center to continue work on the Defense Support Program (DSP), with an option for an additional $40.5 million. The DSP satellite system reliably detects and reports real-time missile launches, space launches and nuclear detonations, serving as a valuable early-warning system for the nation's defenses. Northrop Grumman has been a prime contractor for DSP at its Azusa facility since the program's inception in 1970.
Circle Group Holdings
Circle Group Releases Final Third Quarter Results
MUNDELEIN, Ill., Nov. 17, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Circle Group Holdings (OTCBB:CRGQ) http://crgq.com, through several operating subsidiaries, is pleased to announce final results for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2003. The quarter included several extraordinary accomplishments in product development and placement.
Network Installation Corporation
Network Installation Awarded Wireless Contract from City of Barstow, CA.
IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 17, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Network Installation Corp. (OTCBB:NWIS) announced today that it has been awarded a wireless IT solutions contract by the city of Barstow, CA. The contract entails Network Installation's design and implementation of a wireless network utilizing Motorola's flagship wireless solution "The Canopy", thereby providing connectivity of the Barstow City Police headquarters with a new patrol facility. The wireless network will provide a secure voice and data connection between the two facilities.