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New Versions of Now Contact and Now Up-to-Date to be Released for Macintosh
Power On Also Plans Upgrade for Eudora Planner for Windows
Minneapolis —- June 12, 1999 -- Power On Software announced today that it licensed Now Contact and Now Up-to-Date, the number one contact management and enterprise scheduling products for the Macintosh, from QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM). Both products will undergo immediate revisions to make them compatible with the most recent releases of the Mac OS, including the just released version 8.6. In addition, Power On announced that it has acquired rights to QUALCOMM’s award winning Eudora Planner.
John Wallace, President of Power On Software expressed his excitement over the transaction, stating, "We are absolutely delighted to have this opportunity to bring the Macintosh community what it has been craving — an update to the best contact management and calendaring software to ever ship for the Macintosh. We will continue to enhance the wide range of functions and blazingly fast performance of these products and concentrate on integrating them with Planner to ensure a highly scalable cross platform solution."
In announcing the sale, Jeffrey K. Belk, general manager of QUALCOMM’s Eudora Products group stated, "With Power On’s guidance, we are confident that Now Contact and Now Up-to-Date will continue to expand their market as the leading Macintosh products for contact management and scheduling."
Now Contact and Now Up-to-Date, as well as Planner for Windows will be available through dealers and distributors worldwide. Pricing and upgrade policies have not yet been announced.
Power On Software, Inc. was founded in 1993 and has established itself as a leader in utility software with its security product, On Guard®, as well as its network utilities, LAN Commander® and Screen To Screen®. With the introduction of ACTION Files, the product that The Mac Report called the greatest third party extension of all time and received Macworld's prestigious Eddy Award nomination for best utility of the year, Power On successfully launched its ACTION Utilities line. Power On is committed to providing the highest quality utility software, with an emphasis on system enhancements and maintenance, and a strong customer oriented philosophy.
QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) is a leader in developing and delivering innovative digital wireless communications products and services based on the Company’s CDMA digital technology. The Company’s major business areas include CDMA phones; integrated CDMA chipsets and system software; technology licensing; and satellite-based systems including OmniTRACS® and portions of the Globalstar™ system. Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., QUALCOMM is a FORTUNE 500® company with fiscal 1998 revenues in excess of U.S. $3 billion. For more information, please visit the Company’s web site at <http://www.qualcomm.com>.
(c) Power On Software, Inc. 1997-99. All rights reserved. DiskLock, ACTION Utilities, Now Utilities, On Guard, LAN Commander, Screen To Screen, ACTION GoMac, SuperBoomerang, and ACTION Files are trademarks of Power On Software, Inc. Mac OS 8and 8.6 are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc. QUALCOMM and OmniTRACS are registered trademarks of QUALCOMM Incorporated. Globalstar is a trademark of Loral QUALCOMM Satellite Services, Incorporated. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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