Archive for June, 2009

Avalon Oil & Gas, Inc. (AOGN.OB) Poised to Benefit from Rising Oil Prices

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

According to the Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy, the United States has more than 43 billion barrels of oil from stranded oil reserves and mature oil and gas wells. The key for any oil and gas producer looking for the next successful venture is knowing where to look and having the expertise, crew and equipment to tap into these reserves.

The demand for crude oil, natural gas and petroleum-based products continues to soar, with the United States, China and India leading in the cry for more energy. While many markets face downturn in the midst of a recession, the oil and gas industry remains a furious force; Exxon Mobile, BP and Royal Dutch/Shell and other oil and gas companies are turning big profits as oil prices continue to climb.

Avalon Oil & Gas Inc. focuses on acquiring mature oil and gas wells in Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas and Louisiana. The independent oil and gas producer uses efficient reservoir maintenance and technology to generate a stable cash flow as it acquires oil and gas leases poised to benefit the company and its shareholders. Avalon continues to expand its lease properties and production operations as it focuses its operations on capitalizing on the United States’ vast, untapped reserves.

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Consorteum Holdings, Inc. (CSRH.OB) – Involved in Every Step of Payment Solutions

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

Consorteum Holdings Inc. is focused on building upon its extensive global expertise within the payments and transaction industry. By identifying new technologies and trends in the changing global marketplace, the company aims to increase revenues in existing markets, enter new markets, and deliver unique products and services to its customers. Consorteum offers its clients a long-term strategic plan utilizing the most technically advanced global solutions available.

With expertise in the global payments and transactions industries, Consorteum recognized the need within the industry to provide right source solutions to companies looking to maximize the potential of their business. The company has seized on this need.

Consorteum works with a multitude of global technology partners that enable the company to create customized solutions for each of its clients across a broad spectrum of industries. The products and services offered by Consorteum save their clients time and money by enabling them to maintain their focus on what they do best, enhancing efficiency and productivity.

Consorteum’s business model aims to generate revenue on every transaction touched, thus developing long-term, steady revenue. Each of the company’s business initiatives are designed to create significant repetitive transactions on an ongoing basis. Additional company revenues are generated from consulting services, management fees and project minimums.

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LIGATT Security International (LGTT.PK) to Purchase Cyber Defense Systems, Inc.

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

LIGATT Security International announced today the intent to purchase Cyber Defense Systems, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CYDM), a company whose focal point is international homeland defense. This purchase will aid in the distribution of computer security and cyber crime products and services. CYDM is certified to do business with the federal government and has operated in the past under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) agreement. The company plans to utilize ITAR to sell products to National Homeland Security, foreign militaries, foreign militaries and international governments.

CEO Gregory Evans stated, “We plan to pay current shareholders of LIGATT Security shares of the newly acquired company based on a 5-1 ratio, meaning for every five shares owned in LIGATT Security, shareholders will acquire one share in the new company.”

Evans added, “LIGATT Security will continue to strive for company expansion through seeking and incorporating a network of innovators who are equally determined as us to reach new heights in technology. By purchasing Cyber Defense Systems, Inc., we will be able to partner with fellow security experts like William Robinson to be a force against international terror.”

CYDM aims to meet the country’s need for both security at home and abroad. As continued terror attacks occur around the globe, CYDM provides cost effective solutions to support international homeland defense. With the addition of Cyber Defense Systems, Inc., LIGATT Security International will also appoint a new Board of Directors, President and CEO. The acquisition of CYDM is expected to close by August 1, 2009.

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i2Telecom International, Inc. (ITUI.OB) Names Gary Menees as Vice President of Strategic Sales

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

Award winning developer of innovative high-quality mobile applications and services, i2Telecom International, Inc. announced the appointment of Gary Menees as Vice President of Strategic Sales for i2Telecom International, Inc. and its subsidiary companies. Mr. Menees will focus on developing and maintaining strategic relationships with targeted accounts in the company’s key markets, including enterprise, retail and small/medium business channels.

With a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Memphis, Mr. Menees has more than 18 years of industry experience, developing sales and distribution channels with global distributors, national retailers and wireless operators. He has served as a Sales Manager with Samsung, Vice President of Sales at Sony Ericsson, and Vice President of Consumer Sales with INVISIO. Additionally, he was Director of Sales with WiderThan Americas and Vice President of Sales for the T-Mobile Key Account Team at Lucent Technologies. Most recently, Mr. Menees served as President of the management consulting firm MMS-C, LLC.

David Schafer, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales for i2Telecom International commented, “Gary has tremendous sales experience, solid, long-standing industry relationships, and a proven history of success. His energy, leadership and understanding are ideally suited to helping i2Telecom expand its reach in these very important markets.”

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Energtek, Inc. (EGTK.PK) Promises a Cleaner World

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

Energtek, Inc., world leader in the development of ANG (Adsorbed Natural Gas) technology, sees itself as offering a solution to a host of world environmental problems. By using ANG technology to provide more efficient and cost effective natural gas storage and transportation, Energtek allows the use of natural gas (NG) in vehicles and locations not previously possible. In so doing, the many environmental advantages of NG are greatly expanded. This is especially true in Asia where ANG means natural gas can now be inexpensively transported to remote locations not served by the region’s limited pipeline infrastructure. In addition, millions of 2- and 3-wheeled vehicles, so common in Asia and other developing areas, can now be converted to NG.

One of the most beneficial applications of natural gas is as an automotive fuel because it greatly reduces pollution compared to other combustible fuels. Natural gas is comprised largely of methane (CH4), one of the simplest substances in nature. Due to its simple composition, methane is the cleanest burning of all fuels, after pure hydrogen.

Emissions from gasoline and diesel engines are a major source of greenhouse gases as well as dangerous particulate matter. They are also known to contribute to a variety of human diseases, including cancer and heart disease. NG vehicles release almost no particulate matter and far fewer toxic pollutants and greenhouse gases. Carbon dioxide emissions are reduced by 25%, nitrous oxides by 35%-60%, and carbon monoxide by over 90%.

As just one example, the NG Honda Civic GX has been called the cleanest internal combustion vehicle on earth by none other than the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. It has been reported that the Civic can drive from the West Coast of the US to the East Coast and emit less non-methane hydrocarbons than spilling one teaspoon of petrol. If fact, tests performed in heavily polluted cities found that the air emitted from NG vehicles is often cleaner than the air entering the engine.

As if that weren’t enough, emissions from NG combustion contain virtually no sulfur dioxide, a primary contributor to acid rain. And, as a side benefit, the noise from NG vehicles has been shown to be up to 50% less than similar sized gasoline or diesel vehicles. It’s little wonder that governments in Asia have been not only cooperative, but actively encouraging Energtek’s goal of converting millions of vehicles to clean natural gas.

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eDOORWAYS Corp. (EDWY.PK) Names Michael Vincent as Lead Technology Architect

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

eDOORWAYS Corporation Chairman & CEO, Gary Kimmons announced yesterday that the company is leaving nothing to chance as they intend to make good on their commitment to soft launch the “SOLVE” doorway on October 1st, 2009. eDOORWAYS has signed former speakTECH Solutions Architect, Michael Vincent to manage functional testing, modifications and delivery of the eDOORWAYS’ platform previously developed by speakTECH. Vincent’s role will be to make sure that all necessary “SOLVE” soft launch components are in place and operating correctly.

“Michael is going to assist us with getting over the goal line,” said Gary Kimmons, CEO of eDOORWAYS Corporation. “Building an in-house technical team has major advantages both time wise and financially. And who better than to build and head that technical team other than the former Solutions Architect of the original builder, who knows our product first hand? This is the best thing we could have done to ensure the company’s timely launch!”

Michael Vincent, who is a Visual Studio Team System MVP, consults primarily on Microsoft development tools and technologies. Operating within the software business for more than 20 years, Vincent has a wide range of experience working with smaller businesses such as eDOORWAYS to Fortune 100 companies. As a former speakTECH employee, Vincent possesses the knowledge and experience to provide eDOORWAYS with top grade software architecture, application lifecycle management, and development services. And considering that Vincent was the project manager regarding the initial design and development of the eDOORWAYS platform at speakTECH, he has intimate working knowledge of the platform.

When asked about joining the eDOORWAYS team, Michael responded, “I’m happy to have the opportunity to once again work with Gary Kimmons on the eDOORWAYS project.”

“Michael working directly with eDOORWAYS is a real value-add in terms of our relationship with speakTECH,” say Kimmons. “In fact, it enhances the flexibility of our getting work completed in a more timely fashion with speakTECH as well as mitigates the overall cost of the launch.”

People close to the company suggest that with Michael Vincent’s presence, eDOORWAYS is in a very strong position and is certainly capable of meeting its objectives.

ESP Resources Inc. (ESPI.OB) is “One to Watch”

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

ESP Resources, Inc. is an oil and gas company headquartered in Austin, Texas. Founded in 2006, the company, through their wholly owned subsidiary, ESP Petrochemicals, Inc., is a manufacturer, blender, distributor, and marketer of specialty chemicals to the oil and gas industry. Trading on NASDAQ’s OTCBB, they have operations in Scott, Louisiana, and Pecos County, Texas.

With the recent acquisition of their petrochemical subsidiary, ESP Petrochemicals, Inc., the company’s strategy is to expand market share within the petrochemical sector worldwide. They are working to do this via mergers and acquisitions. ESP Resources’ strategy is also to utilize their oil field petrochemical expertise to evaluate and acquire superior oil production assets for investment.

ESP Resources Inc. supplies retail and wholesale specialty chemicals for a broad spectrum of oil field applications. The company does this from an 11,000 square foot blending and distribution facility located in Scott, Louisiana. They distribute their product line throughout the Gulf Coast region of Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi, and Alabama. This includes both onshore and offshore. In addition, their wholesale division supplies specialty chemicals to several retailers operating in West Africa.

ESP Resources supplies production chemicals, drilling chemicals, waste remediation chemicals, cleaners, and waste treatment chemicals. These are for oil field applications, including separating suspended water and other contaminants from crude oil, pumping enhancement, cleaning, and fluids and additives used in the drilling and production process.

The company’s products include surfactants for production and injection problems, in addition to well completion and work-over chemicals to maximize the productivity from new and existing wells. Their products also include bactericides to kill water borne bacterial growth; scale compounds to prevent or treat scale deposits; corrosion inhibitors; as well as antifoams for controlling foaming problems. Additionally, their products include emulsion breakers formulated for crude oils, and paraffin chemicals that inhibit and/or dissolve paraffin to prevent buildup.

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Electronic Game Card, Inc. (EGMI.OB) Announces First Exclusive Representative Agreement to Sell Interactive Entertainment and Education QuizCards Into Leading Mass Market Retailers

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

Electronic Game Card, Inc. announced that it has signed an Exclusive Sales Representative Agreement with the FMM-The Moscoe Group to sell EGC Interactive Entertainment and Education “Know-it-All QuizCards(TM)” and “iQuizCards(TM)” branded cards. A 52-year business partner with leading mass market retail clients across America, the FMM-The Moscoe Group has a team of retail professionals who have decades of retail experience.

“This new sales relationship offers EGC access to some of the most formidable retail sales professionals with developed and efficient retailer buyer relationships in the world. Through FMM-The Moscoe Group’s exemplary reputation with its partners, EGC has an immediate opportunity to gain access to high level national big brand distribution of our new interactive trivia based QuizCards into some of the best known retailers in the world. The six leading retailers included in this agreement are all household names across the US and Canada totaling approximately 19,000 retail store locations,” commented Kevin Donovan, CEO of Electronic Game Card, Inc.”

Mr. Donovan continued, “The relationship allows EGC to maintain low overhead while accessing a highly respected team of national sales and distribution experts. The knowledge and relationships gained through this agreement will help EGC to successfully launch the first, of many, new proprietary product lines that will continue to increase the reach, product diversity and revenue of the company.”

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Waytronx, Inc.’s (WYNX.OB) Subsidiary Selects New Vice President of Worldwide Sales

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

Waytronx, Inc., a leading provider of openly licensable advanced systems cooling solutions, announced earlier today that it’s wholly owned subsidiary, CUI, Inc., has selected Mark Adams as its Vice President of Worldwide Sales.

Previous to this appointment, Adams was a sales and product development leader in the semiconductor industry with nearly two decades of experience. He has acquired and managed major accounts such as Cisco Systems, Juniper Networks, Dell, Hewlett Packard (HP), Intel and others. Adams has represented proprietary products, commodity products, and value-add programs for Zilker Labs, Thorson Pacific, and Future Electronics.

Waytronx’s CEO & President William Clough commented, “Mark’s exceptional background and successful track record in sales to ‘Tier One’ technology companies makes him a great asset to both Waytronx and CUI. His experience in product development and commercializing emerging technologies gives him access to a broad network of OEM’s, which is a perfect strategic fit for our migration to a technology/licensing based business model. Mark also brings a specific focus on power IC’s that CUI values as a part of its growth strategy.”

Clough added, “Mark’s ability to organize and manage a global sales organization, including both internal and external (manufacturing) sales representatives will allow Waytronx to quickly and efficiently bring to market those proprietary technologies like the C14 and AMT Encoders and increase the sales of our core products at CUI. We anticipate he will be a major contributor to the commercialization of the WayCool(TM)/WayFast(TM) Technologies, as well. I am pleased to welcome him to the team.”

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Exobox Technologies Corp. (EXBX.OB) Announces Launch of SaaS Data Leak Detection and Protection Software

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

This morning, Exobox Technologies announced that its highly anticipated SaaS (Software-As-A-Service) data leak detection software product, ExoDetect, is now commercially available. Although many organizations heavily invest to protect their enterprise, significant data leakage still occurs at an estimated cost of $1 million per incident. Exobox’s software is uniquely designed to identify and recover valuable information and intellectual property that has been leaked beyond corporate walls.

Ted Ernst, CTO of Exobox, stated, “Exobox is excited to make ExoDetect available via subscription, to companies that want to safeguard their most valuable data assets and regain control over their reputations. No other product mitigates risk associated with governance and compliance breeches and closes the gaps that allow sensitive data to escape and become a liability to an organization to the extent that ExoDetect does. We worked hard to develop a product that would give corporations assurance that their private discussions, plans, and strategies were protected, and after a comprehensive research and development process, we have achieved that goal.”

According to the press release, beta testers of ExoDetect, including executives and information security officers for several Fortune 1000 companies, have responded with glowing feedback concerning the new software’s ability to shore up business information security.

“As a Beta Tester of ExoDetect, we have seen first-hand the huge value that this product can add to our data security program. With ExoDetect, we have another shield of armor protecting our corporate information,” commented Tim Stanley, Director Information Security for Continental Airlines.

“Halock Security Labs is committed to identifying and shoring up vulnerabilities in our clients’ information security systems,” said Karsten Abata, program director of Halock Security Labs. “ExoDetect is the best data leak detection software available and exponentially enhances our ability to address both the strategic and technical security needs of our clients and protect their most valuable assets.”

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Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

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The UpTurn, Inc.’s (UPTR.PK) Unique Focus on the Real Estate Market

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

The UpTurn, Inc., an online information portal for real estate industry professionals, homeowners, sellers and buyers, recently announced the launch of the company’s Reality on Realty blog, which hosts a team of highly experienced real estate bloggers and has quickly become the online destination for news and information for forward-thinking industry professionals, homeowners, sellers and home seekers.

Currently in a private Beta testing, the company’s TheUpTurn.com website matches users interested in real estate with sellers and real estate professionals that specialize in properties of that specific type and area of search. Set up for the exchange ideas and information, the portal maintains a fully opted-in audience and will be capable of sending query results to users via email, Facebook and LinkedIn.

“Reality on Realty blog is just the first of our community-based destinations. The UpTurn, Inc. is built on a foundation that searching for Real Estate should be people-centric, not property-centric,” stated Jeffrey M. Eckman, chief executive officer of The UpTurn, Inc. “The most important and largest purchase one will ever make is property. We want that property to also fit their lifestyle and commuting preferences, not just meet their criteria for number of bedrooms.”

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Petroflow Energy Ltd. (PED) is “One to Watch”

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

Petroflow Energy Ltd. is an oil and gas exploration and production company with assets in Oklahoma, Texas and Alberta, Canada. The company is most active in Oklahoma where it is developing the Hunton Resource play.

Petroflow Energy just reported May production on its properties in this basin. The company produced at a peak rate of 4,519 barrels oil equivalent (BOE) per day, and at an average rate of 4,132 BOE per day. This production was up 11% sequentially from April 2009 and was composed of natural gas, oil and natural gas liquids (NGL).

Petroflow Energy uses horizontal drilling technology to drill wells in the Hunton Resource play, which allows for higher production and reserve recovery. These wells are drilled at an average depth range of 4,500-6,500 feet, and cost $2.1 million to drill and complete. The company estimates its reserves at 2.5 Bcfe per well.

“Our investment in the Hunton Play in Oklahoma is based on two principle elements. First, this activity is a low risk enterprise with predictable production curves; and second, the use of this type of technology is repeatable in many areas.” said John Melton, the Chief Executive Officer of Petroflow Energy Ltd.

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June 29th CEOcast Weekly Newsletter

Monday, June 29th, 2009

Companies featured in this edition of the newsletter: ACTC, CBAI, CICS, CVM, DKAM, ICLK, IMUC, ITUI, PHC

Markets finished mixed this week, as early sell offs on Monday and Tuesday were recouped later in the week following some notable earnings releases and some conflicting news on the economic front highlighted by the Fed’s rate decision on Wednesday. All told, the Dow ended down 1.2% on the week, losing 101 points to close at 8438, bringing its YTD losses to 3.9%. The Nasdaq gained 0.6% to close at 1827, up 16.6 on the year, while the S&P 500 and Russell 2000 finished down 0.3% and up 0.1% respectively, bringing their yearly gains to 1.7% and 2.8%.

The week got off to a bearish start, as the S&P 500 fell 3.1% on Monday following the announcement that the World Bank had cut its worldwide GDP forecast. Energy and financials were the main laggards on the week, posting losses of 2.3% and 1.1% respectively, while telecom and healthcare led the way back from Monday’s sell off, finishing up 3.7% and 1.4%. Earnings releases on the week provided no definitive guidance to investors, as Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) managed to beat estimates while raising guidance for the coming quarter, but Walgreen (NYSE: WAG) and Nike (NYSE: NKE) both declined following disappointing results.

Economic news was again mixed for the week, with new home sales coming in below consensus, down 0.6% versus an expected increase of 2.3%, while existing home sales posted an increase of 2.4% from April, slightly below consensus estimates of 2.4%. Initial jobless claims were worse than expected while continuing claims also managed to disappoint. GDP showed a 5.5% annualized decline which was slightly better than the expected 5.7% drop. The FOMC left benchmark rates unchanged noting a slowdown in the economic contraction, but also stated that economic conditions are likely to warrant continued low levels of the federal funds rate for an extended period of time.

What should investors look for this week? It will be an abbreviated trading week with markets closed on Friday in observance of Fourth of July, but the slew of labor market data due out on Thursday morning should garner attention from investors who have not gotten an early start to their holiday. While unemployment figures are a lagging indicator of economic recovery, it is expected that investors will focus on them, as signs of improvement will undoubtedly be interpreted as an indication of pending economic recovery.

Noteworthy earnings reports will be few and far between this week, but look for results from General Mills (NYSE: GIS) before the bell on Wednesday.

Economic releases for the week begin on Tuesday with Consumer Confidence figures for June and the S&P Case Shiller Home Price Index for April released in tandem at 9:00am followed by Chicago PMI for June at 9:45 a.m. On Wednesday, look for ADP Employment Change figures for June, ISM Index for May and Pending Home Sales, also for May, released together at 10:00am followed by weekly crude inventories at 10:30am and Truck and Auto Sales at 2:00pm. The week wraps up on Thursday with Nonfarm Payrolls, the Unemployment Rate, Hourly Earnings and Average Workweek, all for June, along with weekly initial jobless claims all released together at 8:30am, with Factory Orders for May due out at 10:00am.

There are no conferences of note scheduled due to the holiday shortened week.

CEL-SCI Corporation (AMEX: CVM), a company engaged in research and development of drugs and vaccines, announced last week that it has entered into a definitive agreement with an institutional investor that will generate proceeds of approximately $5 million for CVM. Under the terms of the agreement, CEL-SCI has agreed to sell 12.5 million units, with each unit consisting of one of the company’s common shares and 0.67 warrants to purchase one share of common stock; the investor has agreed to purchase the units at a purchase price of $0.40 per unit. The warrants, which represent the right to acquire an aggregate of up to 8.375 million common shares, will be exercisable at any time on or after 181 days from the closing date and prior to the 5-year anniversary at an exercise price of $0.50 per share. The transaction is anticipated to close on or about June 29, 2009. Proceeds from the sale are expected to be put towards acceleration of CVM’s H1N1 swine flu work, the validation of the company’s manufacturing facility for contract manufacturing services, and to produce cancer drug Multikine for the planned Phase III clinical trial. In other news last week, CVM announced that it has filed a provisional U.S. patent application covering its L.E.A.P.S. immune vaccines for the prevention/treatment of H1N1, swine, bird flu, Influenza A and evolving mutants or variants of these viruses. The provisional patent allows the company to preserve its rights to file patents on these inventions and for their use world-wide either as an injected vaccine before a person is infected or as a therapeutic vaccine for treatment. Shares lost ten cents on the week to close just above $0.40.

Volume Alert: Shares of Pioneer Behavioral Health (AMEX: PHC), a leading provider of inpatient and outpatient behavioral health services, gained 13% on more than twice average volume last week, perhaps in anticipation that the company could receive CMS certification for their Seven Hills Behavioral facility in Nevada. PHC previously said that it believed it was “close” to receiving certification. Shares gained fifteen cents on the week to close at $1.30.

interCLICK (OTCBB: ICLK) the fastest growing advertising network in the US according to comScore, announced last week that it has completed a private placement, raising a total of $2.5 million. ICLK sold 2.5 million shares of its common stock and five-year warrants to purchase 625,000 shares of common stock at an exercise price of $1.40 per share to existing shareholders, with proceeds from the financing to be used for working capital in the form of increased investments in sales, marketing, and technology which the company expects will promote continued strong growth. ICLK also recently raised its 2009 revenue forecast for the second time this year in response to strong advertiser demand for high ROI solutions, as the company now expects ’09 full year revenue of over $40 million, up from its previous guidance of $36 million, marking an increase of over 80% from the previous year’s $22.4 million. Shares gained five cents on the week to close at $1.20.

Volume Alert: Shares of stem cell company Advanced Cell Technology, Inc. (OTC: ACTC) soared to a new 52-week high on three times average volume, as the stock continues its month-long surge which has seen shares gain 67% this month on heavy volume. Since the beginning of the year, the stock has jumped more than 700%, far outpacing other stem cell companies. Shares may have rallied due to a recent announcement that the company and its collaborators presented favorable data on its platform technology’s ability to treat diseases of the eye, or news that the company is bringing its financial information up to date in order to relist on the Bulletin Board. Shares ended the week at $0.25, up 5 cents.

ImmunoCellular Therapeutics (OTCBB: IMUC), a clinical-stage company that is developing immune based therapies for the treatment of brain and other cancers, has signed an agreement with Formatech, Inc. for the manufacture of IMUC’s lead product candidate, ICT-121, a cancer stem cell vaccine that has the potential to treat several different types of cancers. Formatech will manufacture ICT-121 for the upcoming Phase I clinical trial of ICT-121 which will target glioblastoma, a highly lethal form of brain cancer, and is expected to begin early next year pending clearance by the FDA. ICT-121 has shown ability in preclinical studies to target and destroy cancer stem cells present in brain tumors; the company has high hopes for its potential to someday offer patients a safer and more effective treatment alternative than the current standard of care. Shares gained three cents on the week to close at $0.43.

Drinks Americas Holdings (OTCBB: DKAM), a company that develops, owns, markets, and nationally distributes alcoholic and non-alcoholic premium beverages associated with renowned iconic celebrities, announced last week that it has completed a private placement resulting in the immediate funding of $375,000 in cash for the company with deferred advances aggregating $2,625,000. The debt was structured as a $4 million non-interest bearing debenture with a 25% original issue discount, which, if it reaches maturity, equates to an effective annual interest rate of approximately 8% per annum according to the company. In addition, DKAM issued warrants to purchase 2.5 million shares of the company’s common stock at an exercise price of $0.35 per share. The transaction will provide DKAM with an immediate and near term cash infusion which will enhance cash flow and enable expansion of their growing product offerings, including the impending release of their Kid Rock branded beer. This successful financing should serve as a key strategic catalyst for DKAM as the difficult capital market environment over the past year has significantly inhibited the company’s ability to distribute their award winning line of premium spirits. With the impending launch of their Kid Rock American Badass branded beer -which is projected to be an overwhelming success in middle America- and this latest successful capital raise, DKAM could be in position to grow revenue. Shares lost a penny on the week to close at $0.14.

Cord Blood America, Inc. (OTCBB: CBAI), an umbilical cord blood stem cell preservation company focused on bringing the life saving potential of stem cells to families nationwide and internationally, announced last week that it has signed a marketing agreement that will expand its services into Panama, Bermuda and Aruba. This latest expansion follows news earlier this month that CBAI has expanded its sales operations into the European Union. The company plans to target its marketing efforts towards hospitals and obstetricians/gynecologists in those areas, where the life saving potential of their cord blood storage technology will be most fully appreciated. Cord Blood will be the first to offer stem cell storage services in Aruba and Bermuda and the second to offer them in Panama. CBAI has chosen high income markets for its expansion; Bermuda had the world’s highest per capita GDP until recently, while Aruba is also extremely affluent and Panama has become an international business center in Central America with a rapidly growing economy and the highest per capita consumer spending in the region. The company expects that its expansion efforts into these well to do markets will encourage higher sales as parents who have the means to provide for their children’s future well being will take advantage of the unique opportunity afforded them by CBAI’s storage technology. Shares remained unchanged at less than a penny on the week.

Carbonics Capital Corporation (OTCBB: CICS), a company that provides applied engineering and technology transfer services based on clean technology and process innovations that enhance manufacturing efficiencies, improve resource utilization and minimize waste, has appointed Paul T. Miller, Ph.D. to the position of president and chief executive officer. Dr. Miller was the founder and president of Sustainable Systems, an oilseed processing facility specializing in the production of high oleic vegetable oils for food applications, and has extensive hands on experience in understanding the challenges faced by early stage development projects and companies including diverse experience in finance, sales, marketing, product development and operations. CICS plans to focus on technological development and services that decarbonize and increase efficiency within industry and commerce. Carbonics’ first project involves its planned acquisition of the Sustainable Systems oilseed crush facility in Culbertson, Montana from GreenShift Corporation (OTCBB: GERS), and the restructuring and repositioning of this facility as a strategic location for the processing of carbon-neutral second generation feedstocks for biofuel applications. Shares remained unchanged at less than a penny on the week.

On the Wires: i2Telecom (OTCBB: ITUI), a leading developer of award-winning patented and innovative high-quality mobile applications and services, has appointed David Schafer Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales for i2Telecom International, Inc. and its subsidiary companies. Mr. Schafer’s role at i2Telecom will be to develop and guide all sales-related activities worldwide which will include channel creation and management as well as organization and oversight of the company’s sales team.

Micro Imaging Technology, Inc. (MMTC.OB) Joins with OPH Ltd. in Development Deal

Monday, June 29th, 2009

Micro Imaging Technology, Inc. announced that it has entered into a strategic business development relationship with OPH Ltd. Hong Kong, crucial to securing a manufacturing partner in Asia. OPH will also develop this market for the Micro Imaging Technology (MIT) 1000 Rapid Microbial Identification System by working closely with existing MIT and its distributors to identify and select other strategic partners to expand the company’s business in Asia. MIT recently received Performance Test Method Certification for the Identification of Listeria from the AOAC Research Institute and is now focused on accelerating the commercialization of the MIT 1000.

David Harris, chairman of OPH Ltd. stated, “The MIT 1000 technology is truly a revolutionary development in rapid detection of microbial pathogens. We are very pleased and excited to partner with MIT in delivering these exceptional technological benefits to Asian producers and consumers. The speed, accuracy and cost-savings provided by the MIT 1000 System will improve the operational efficiencies and bottom line for food and pharmaceutical manufacturers and, most importantly, will contribute to the advancement of the overall safety of their global supply chains.”

Michael Brennan, MIT’s Chairman and CEO added, “OPH has helped numerous companies quickly and successfully expand their businesses to Asia. Given our objectives of establishing a global presence and lowering product cost, we see the partnership with OPH as a significant first step in our international growth goals.”

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Axial Vector Energy Corp. (AXVC.PK) Licensed to Produce Multi-Fuel Engines in Malaysia

Monday, June 29th, 2009

Axial Vector Energy Corporation recently announced the sale of its first license to produce its multi fuel “work horse engines” in Malaysia. Premier Group, with headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia signed the exclusive license agreement covering Malaysia, Indonesia and parts of Southeast Asia. The company agreed to produce a minimum of 5,000 workhorse engines to be configured for palm oil use only. The agreement calls for a non-refundable fee of $500,000 dollars as well as a durability pilot site for 5,000 hours. On completion of the durability testing, Premier will provide contract production in SE Asia for the engines, or may choose to open its own production facility.

Payment of $1,000,000 will be received both at the start up of the production facility and when the first engine is completed. The company will receive further milestone payments of $500,000 at completion of technology transfer to the production facility. After the first 500 engines are produced, AVEC will receive $2,000 per engine royalty on a perpetual basis.

AVEC has agreed to provide the first right of refusal to purchase the continuing royalty should it decide to sell its forward revenue stream. As part of this agreement, Premier shall also receive a first right of refusal to license AVEC electric motors or coreless generators after the initial payments of $3,000,000 are complete.

Rahim Mahmud, Managing Director of Premier Group, stated, “We are very pleased to be the first licensee to be able to produce this extraordinary engine. The enormous torque band allowing operation without a transmission and its ability to run on Palm Oil only or many other fuels creates an ideal situation for our country and most of Southeast Asia. As the world’s largest producer of Palm Oil, our country has enormous ability to use these engines for very low cost power using “non fossil fuel”. We believe this sets the standard for the future of clean power without hydrocarbons and we will be bringing officials of the Malaysian Government to the AVEC Technology Demonstration in Virginia Beach, USA on July 14th.”

Ahmed Khalifa, AVEC Chairman, added, “This license and the revenue received under it represent what we believe will be the first of many revenue streams in 2009. Mr. Mahmud’s background in Oil and Gas and their company’s ability to deploy the engines using value added Palm Oil will be very profitable for all and provide a springboard of commercial credibility which can then be expanded to other areas of the world.”

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Epazz Inc. (EPAZ.OB) Reports 90% Level of Customer Renewal Rates

Monday, June 29th, 2009

Epazz Inc. provides software solutions and Web applications to small and mid-size businesses, educational institutions, government agencies and more. The company today announced that its maintenance renewal rates for its Agent Power and DeskFlex Web-based software products exceed the 90-percent level. The company attributes the trend to its customer service and product offering.

In the press release, the company notes the positive feedback it has received regarding its timeliness and quality of support and general IT consultations. Epazz chairman and CEO Shaun Passley said the trend of the renewal rates are expected to continue as the company’s products are applied to extended markets.

Call center managers use Epazz’s Agent Power v23 to control and monitor agent schedules and productivity, resulting in improved planning, scheduling, real-time agent status, historical agent performance and group performance. Epazz offers detailed reports that give companies access to management on a real-time, daily, weekly, monthly and year-to-date basis.

The DeskFlex v12.9 is a website that serves as a scheduling solution for the use of conference rooms, workspaces, desks, carp parking spaces, equipment and more. The site caters to mobile or remote workers looking for a temporary workspace. Using this as a “pool of shared resources,” companies can lower leasing expenses by limiting the space needed for offices, desks and other overhead needs.

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Launch Date Has Been Set as eDOORWAYS Corp.’s (EDWY.PK) 2nd Shareholder Call Wraps Up With High Expectations of Meeting October Benchmark With New Lead Architect in Driver’s Seat

Monday, June 29th, 2009

Spirits are sky high at the eDOORWAYS Corporation (PINKSHEETS: EDWY) as Chairman & CEO, Gary Kimmons and Kristen Claflin, Brand Marketing and Site Monetization Strategist, just wrapped up a call with company shareholders. In the company’s 2nd and possibly most important call of the year, Kimmons committed to a launch date of October 1st, 2009. However the climax of his announcement came when Kimmons disclosed that the company has already secured former speakTECH Lead Solutions Architect to act as the company’s internal technology architect.

Gary Kimmons immediately began the call with what shareholders wanted to know most — the launch date. People close to the matter believe this approach may have faired well with many investors. Gary Kimmons excitedly describes the initial launch of the first doorway “SOLVE” as being a soft launch having all the capabilities to go live prior to October 1st, but explains it is only for the sake of being conservative that the October date was selected.

Kimmons and Claflin then moved on to describe how the eDOORWAYS platform will utilize the current Web 2.0 and seamlessly transition into the leveraging of Web 3.0 technology. They described the four areas of opportunity eDOORWAYS is likely to excel in and capitalize on. Possibly, one of the more interesting of such opportunities was that referred to as “Freedom.”

Mr. Kimmons describes how the Consumer 3.0 platform allows for flexibility and freedom current social networking sites, or even those integrated sites with similar virtual social components simply lack — the ability to take your work, profile, etc. with you wherever you may go, and do whatever you wish with it. Kimmons points out that THE ECONOMIST magazine recently noted social networking sites such as MySpace and Facebook have essentially become “Walled-In Communities.” This term describes sites where you can go and do things like interact with multiple groups within the site’s confined area. However, when you wish to leave or transfer your profile and work to another service or space, you must start over, leaving everything behind.

By contrast, eDOORWAYS will exemplify a totally free and open environment. This is a feature that social networkers currently operating on the Internet — sharing work, school, interest, love and life — will demand in the future of online social networking. Kimmons indicated that the company simply figured, why wait until Internet users got fed up with being “walled in” when the eDOORWAYS Consumer 3.0 platform can be designed to knock down the walls.

The call also touched on a strong candidate for the second doorway. Kimmons partially revealed that the company has a significant interest in a highly advanced educational technology which uses artificial intelligence to emulate the most proficient teacher for ease of learning just about any subject. The company anticipates leveraging this technology to drive the development of what is very possibly the next doorway, “LEARN.” People close to the company indicate that this doorway and its underlying technology can rapidly come to market after the initial launch provided that the global environment is suitable for its content. If this is the case, a greater stream of revenue can be factored into projections much sooner. This of course would mean possibly driving the company into positive territory much sooner than anticipated.

Although Kimmons was clearly the skipper, Kristen Claflin navigated the call with the knowledge and charisma expected of a 20 year marketing and brand strategist veteran. Claflin addressed concerns of what it would take to market an initiative as massive as eDOORWAYS. She quashed concerns of any possibility of a poor reception of “SOLVE” and covered the ingredients needed for an expedited national roll-out. From a marketing perspective, she described the viability of eDOORWAYS in relation to what makes it special as a brand — discussing her plans on quickly signing up the retail market and incorporating viral marketing to attract the targeted consumer audience.

Overall the call seemed to provide shareholders with all of the information needed to determine that eDOORWAYS means business. However, what might have sealed the deal for so many who wondered about the company’s ability to meet its new obligation of October 1st, is the signing of Mr. Michael Vincent to the team as the company’s Lead Technology Architect. Michael Vincent, former Lead Solutions Architect for speakTECH, is charged with the task of ensuring that the eDOORWAYS’ launch date expectation is met. People close to the company feel that this was the icing on the cake regarding the launch. Indeed, the company would be hard pressed to find anyone better qualified to see this technology to a timely launch other than one of original builders of the platform.

As it currently stands, the company seems to be in a very sound position. Should eDOORWAYS continue this relentlessly aggressive pursuit of its business model, anyone following the company is likely to consent to the plausibility of a very bright future for the eDOORWAYS service offering.

Neah Power Systems, Inc. (NPWS.OB) is “One to Watch”

Monday, June 29th, 2009

Neah Power Systems, Inc. is developing long lasting, efficient, and safe power solutions for portable electronic devices. These devices include notebook PCs, military radios, and other computer, entertainment, and communications products. Founded in 1999 by Leroy Ohlsen and Michael Fabian, Neah Power has grown to include a world-class engineering and scientific team from around the world. Prototype development continues and the company expects to make their energy products commercially available this year.

Neah Power Systems uses a patented, silicon-based design for their micro fuel cells. This enables higher power densities to enable lighter-weight, smaller form factors and lower costs. The Company’s micro fuel cell system can run in aerobic and anaerobic modes. This silicon-based architecture lets the Company use a componentized design so that they can tailor a fuel cell to meet each customer’s needs, varying the components to achieve required power, size, and operating duration.

On April 21, 2009, Neah Power Systems, Inc. announced that they signed a technology license agreement with Hobie Cat Company to explore together utilizing the company’s patented, silicon-based fuel cells to power Hobie Cat’s various boat products. Hobie Cat Company is a manufacturer of world-class sail and fishing boats.

Neah’s fuel cells use renewable methanol, a cost efficient, sustainable “green” energy. Dr. Chris D’Couto, Neah Power Systems, Inc.’s President and Chief Executive Officer, stated that Neah fuel cells unique anaerobic operation, which minimizes or eliminates air quality impact, applies directly to Hobie’s water environment.

“Our micro fuel cells may eventually replace batteries for most uses,” Mr. D’Couto said, “meaning that cost-efficient and ”green” technology is at hand to not only preserve the environment, but to provide nearly perpetual power to the military, manufacturers of almost any product that require an energy source, and to the millions of consumers who require energy on the go.”

Last Thursday, Neah Power Systems, Inc. announced that they have successfully demonstrated a new type of low cost, high reliability liquid electrolyte based direct methanol fuel cell. The fuel cell does not require air to operate. This is the first major innovation in fuel cell technology in over 20 years.

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China Auto Logistics, Inc. (CALG.OB) Receives Approval for Listing on the NASDAQ Capital Market

Monday, June 29th, 2009

China Auto Logistics Inc., a Chinese importer of luxury automobiles, provider of one stop automobile logistics services and dealer financing, and operator of three of China’s leading automobile-related websites, announced this morning that the company’s common stock has been approved for listing on The NASDAQ Capital Market. According to the press release, the stock will commence trading at the open tomorrow with a new trading symbol: CALI.

Mr. Tong Shiping, CEO and President of the Company, commented, “We are extremely pleased to have received approval to list on NASDAQ for a variety of reasons. First, we believe NASDAQ is recognized worldwide as the leading exchange for young, growing companies. In turn, we believe this will greatly broaden our exposure to retail and institutional investors who also seek liquidity and the best execution and prices. Lastly, we believe it reflects well on our Company that we have been able to meet NASDAQ’s very stringent requirements with respect to financial strength and corporate governance and are very proud of this achievement.”

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eDOORWAYS Corp. (EDWY.PK) Will Announce “Solve” Launch Date This Morning on 2nd Shareholder Conference Call of 2009

Monday, June 29th, 2009

eDOORWAYS Corporation’s Chairman & CEO, Gary Kimmons and Kristen Claflin, the company’s Brand Marketing and Site Monetization Strategist, prepare to address the market in just a few short hours. Today, Monday, June 29th, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. (ET), the company intends to announce the 2009 launch date of the “SOLVE” doorway and its highly anticipated Consumer 3.0(SM) web platform.

“This is going to indeed be an exciting moment for eDOORWAYS… a milestone met,” says Gary Kimmons. “With the upcoming launch date announcement along with some other topics we intend to cover in detail, we believe the ‘take away’ will be the realization that our brand and technology is probably unlike anything else seen on the Internet today. Our platform is among the first designed to leverage emerging Web 3.0 capabilities with its existence and use soon to be a reality. Most important, our team has been and will continue to be hard at work for the interest and benefit of its shareholders!”

As of late, it would appear that The Street is not the only place taking notice of the company. The technology and education communities also seem to show positive reactions toward the prospects eDOORWAYS offers each respective group. The company even seems to be at the beginning of a growing Twitter following. While people close to the matter feel these are exciting times for eDOORWAYS, it is strongly believed this is just the beginning of what is to follow in upcoming months.

Today’s call will begin promptly at 11:00 a.m. (ET). Callers will be allowed a five minute grace period before conference lines are blocked. This call will be accessible through domestic and international dial-in numbers as well as broadcasted globally through streaming webcast.

The domestic dial-in number for today’s call is (877) 407-8033.

The international dial-in number for today’s call is +1 (201) 689-8033.

The live webcast can be accessed through www.investorcalendar.com/ClientPage.asp?ID=146555 beginning at 11:00 a.m. (ET) today, and will continue to be accessible “live” until the end of the call.

Shareholders who wish to participate in the Q&A segment of the call must dial in — personal interaction is not possible through the webcast. Phone lines are expected to be fully occupied along with an unknown number of supporters and shareholders listening to the conference from all over the world by way of the live webcast.

With so much of the heavy lifting having already been done, Kimmons expects that with the commitment to the platform’s 2009 launch date, the company should continue to experience positive growth.

Sector 10, Inc. (SECI.OB) Continues To Grow International Team

Monday, June 29th, 2009

Sector 10, Inc., the emergency response systems company focused on pre-deployment of life-saving resources for building occupants and emergency responders, has made a point of recruiting senior level people with national and international experience in emergency response and preparedness. The approach clearly represents a long-term strategy of building a strong link to key organizations and decision makers around the world, creating an unparalleled foundation for the company’s future growth.

Sector 10’s commitment to this policy was reflected by their recent announcement that Hugh Neville Cholmondeley, a form senior level UN official with 28 years of international experience in disaster preparation and relief, will join the company’s Business Advisory Board. He will also serve as advisor for Sector 10’s worldwide deployment of their Mobile Response Units (MRUs) for humanitarian and relief operations. MRUs are the company’s mobile emergency material supply stations that can be rushed to disaster sites to help save lives.

Mr. Cholmondeley is currently serving on the Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP International) Certification and Accreditation Review Board. HAP International is the first international self-regulatory body for humanitarian aid, and is dedicated to establishing the highest standards of accountability and quality management.

Mr. Cholmondeley’s experience covers work with the U.N., national governments, private industry, public utilities, and various national and world agencies. He’s worked in the fields of communications, disaster management, and recovery in developing and war-torn countries. He also has extensive experience in mergers, acquisitions, mass media, and public policy.

Pericles DeAvila, Sector 10 founder and CEO, commented on Mr. Cholmondeley’s appointment, “The addition of Mr. Cholmondeley underscores our commitment to the ensuring that our new Humanitarian Program, built on our MRU platform, will ensure that it meets with the highest level of success.”

Mr. Cholmondeley spoke of the importance of Sector 10’s potential role in worldwide humanitarian efforts, “I look forward to being associated with your objectives for improved responses to current and future catastrophic events that result in humanitarian emergencies and untold suffering.”

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Raptor Pharmaceuticals Corp. (RPTP.OB) Looks to Be on the Move as Deal with Roche Takes Hold

Monday, June 29th, 2009

When considering development stage biotechnology companies, one needs to be aware. There are companies that may appear to be in the backwaters, but then jump to the fore. This is just the nature of the biotechnology beast. Finding and catching the beast is the trick, and it holds no guarantee of success. Playing the game of finding the beast is a skill, but one that can be very profitable.

Raptor Pharmaceuticals Corp., a development stage biopharmaceuticals company, works to develop pre-clinical products through its proprietary delivery platform. The company is currently working with several products in the phase II and phase IIa pre-clinical development process.

Although the company is still in the phase II and IIa trial process, it does seem to have established a presence with several leading organizations. It has been working with the University of California, Santa Barbra, Brigham and Women’s Hospital Inc. and the University of Angers, France to establish the effectiveness of its pre-clinical products. Generally speaking, however, these products tend to, but are not limited to, nuro-functions. In all cases (with exception), each revolves about the company’s proprietary delivery systems. Currently, the company has 15 filed and provisional patents regarding its many areas of pre-clinical work.

The company’s work with delivery systems across the blood-train barrier (product NeuroTrans ™) has caught the attention of Roche Pharmaceuticals for further development. Applications could be many with Roche licensing worldwide rights for resulting products. The real result from this particular licensing, however, is that Raptor Pharmaceuticals now has a major pharmaceutical company with which to license and market future products. In a general sense, this is a major step in the evolution of a development stage biotechnology company. Raptor Pharmaceutical’s stock made a bit of a rise last Friday, but with its current position in place and a seemingly steady position, it does look to have legs and room to move some more.

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Savoy Energy Corp. (SNVP.OB) is Wringing Out Much Needed Energy

Monday, June 29th, 2009

Savoy Energy Corporation is an independent oil and gas company building a diversified portfolio of valuable oil and gas assets in the United States. The company is focused on identifying abandoned oil and gas assets, which are then brought online through recompletion and work-over activities.

To bring these abandoned wells online, Savoy Energy not only applies modern well technology but uses a meticulous process of evaluation and stringent management controls. This process allows the company to increase its asset base and cash flow, while significantly reducing the cost of initial drilling. This process also takes away the risk of traditional exploration projects and allows Savoy to minimize the high overhead costs of traditional exploration and production companies.

Savoy Energy’s small size is actually an advantage in their niche market of bringing abandoned wells online. There is no competition from larger and mid-sized companies, which are searching for large acquisitions and large drilling projects in order to be meaningful to a company of that size. To date, all of the company’s wells are located in Gonzales County, Texas.

Savoy Energy believes it has the experience and knowledge necessary to find the location of the best abandoned properties for acquisition. The company’s officers, directors, and geologists have over 100 years of combined experience in the oil and gas industry. Savoy Energy is focused on increasing shareholder value by acquiring the right properties, reducing the cost of bringing the wells back online, and getting the oil to flow.

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Carbon Sciences Inc. (CABN.OB) Substantially Reduces CO2-to-Fuel Reaction Time

Monday, June 29th, 2009

The process of making liquid fuel is a timely and costly venture, not to mention that it can be extremely detrimental to the environment. It requires many human hours, is extremely dangerous and requires several large tanks, pipes and reactors continuously mixing and intertwining with each other. The magnitude of this process is called scalability. To give you an idea of what this means, 1 cubic meter reactor can create 1 ton of CO2 per day from a medium sized, coal-fired power plant. Under present conditions, several thousands of these operate every day.

Living in a time where immediate changes are necessary to improve our resources for fuels, a major development has surfaced. Carbon Sciences Inc., a company dedicated to converting CO2 emissions into reusable liquid fuels, has taken an unprecedented leap forward in reducing the reaction time between CO2-to-Fuel from hours to minutes. In short, 1 cubic meter can now produce close to 10 tons of CO2 a day at the same plant. So instead of having 3,000 plants operating a day, creating 3,000 tons of CO2, we now can have 300 plants running and creating 3,000 tons of CO2. This huge production increase is found in the process itself.

CEO Byron Elton and CTO Dr. Naveed Aslam both agree that this breakthrough has the potential to completely change how fuel is produced on a global level. The sheer scale of this advancement can effectively generate 30% of the worlds’ liquid fuels. This could not have come at a better time. Carbon Sciences Inc. is now at the forefront of the fuel producing industry and it looks as though they will be for some time.

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