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Document Security Systems, Inc.
New Sky Communications Announces Name and Stock Symbol Changes
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Feb 3, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- New Sky Communications Inc. (OTCBB:NSCI), a provider of printed security features, which prevent forgery, duplication, counterfeiting, scanning and re-imaging for any type of printed documents, labels or packaging, announced today that it will change its name to Document Security Systems Inc. effective tomorrow, February 4, 2003. The company's new trading symbol on the OTC Bulletin Board will be DCSS, and will also be effective tomorrow. The company said that the name change reflects the company's entry into the document security business through several previously announced acquisitions in 2002.
Pacificap Entertainment Holdings, Inc.
Cavalcade of Sports Media, Inc. Retains Crescent Fund, Inc.
DEL MAR, Calif., Feb. 3, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Cavalcade of Sports Media, Inc. (OTCBB:CVOS) is pleased to announce that Crescent Fund, Inc., a private equity firm with offices in New York, Dallas and Toronto, has been engaged to provide corporate capitalization and investor relations consulting services.
Pyng Technologies Inc.
U.S. Army Announces F.A.S.T. 1 System Inclusion in Combat Medics Kits, Field Hospital Surgical Supply Sets, and Ground Ambulances Medical Kits
BURNABY, B.C., Feb. 3, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pyng Medical Corp. (OTCBB:PYNGF) (TSX Venture Exchange:PYT) (a wholly owned subsidiary of Pyng Technologies Corp.) has been notified today by the U.S. Army Medical Department Center and School (AMEDD) that, effective immediately, the F.A.S.T.1 System for Adult Intraosseous Infusion will be added to three significant components in the U.S. Army's Medical Kit requirements. Written confirmation has been received from the U.S. Army Medical Department that the F.A.S.T.1 System would be added to three distinct areas of the U.S. Army's field kits. Inclusion of the F.A.S.T.1 System for Adult Intraosseous Infusion, designed, developed, and manufactured by Pyng Medical Corp. in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, has been announced for the following:
Alera Technologies DVD Recorder Selected in PC World Top 10
VAN NUYS, Calif., Feb. 3, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Alera Technologies, developer and manufacturer of Advanced Optical Recording Solutions, announces that its DVD+R Cruiser has been selected as one of the Top 10 DVD Recorders by PC World. This latest distinction is in addition to two earlier Editors' Choice Awards for product excellence in DVD Recording solutions.
Ibbotson Announces Release of First Fixed Annuity Benchmark Series from Beacon Research
CHICAGO, Feb. 3, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ibbotson Associates, a leading provider of investment tools and knowledge, today announced the first release of The Beacon Fixed Annuity Index: Average Benchmark Series(sm). Ibbotson software users can access fixed annuity performance data allowing bank and insurance marketers to create sales materials that compare their products' performance to annuity benchmarks. Financial professionals will be able to analyze fixed annuities as an asset class for the first time, and include them in model portfolios for clients as appropriate.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Northrop Grumman IT and BEA Systems Form Strategic Alliance
HERNDON, Va., and SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 3, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) Information Technology (IT) sector and BEA Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:BEAS), the world's leading application infrastructure software company, today announced the formation of a strategic alliance to collaboratively pursue new business opportunities in the federal information technology market.