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To: caly who wrote (3)9/2/2005 9:49:37 AM
From: caly
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iCurie Inaugurates its State-of-the-Art Manufacturing Facility and Receives a Grant From Korean Small and Medium Business Administration

Friday September 2, 9:00 am ET

SEOUL, Korea, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- iCurie, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ICUR - News), who develops and commercializes next-generation cooling solutions for the PC, communication and display industries, announced today the opening of its new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility at Guro Industrial Park in Seoul, Korea.

The facility has the capacity to supply more than 700,000 cooling devices a year, and can be expanded to a maximum capacity of more than 1.2 million units a year. The decision for iCurie to invest in this facility was made in March 2005, and, in less than 6 months, the facility is ready for operation.

"With this important investment completed at record time, iCurie has demonstrated to our partners our dedication to design and supply next- generation cooling solutions," said Chief Executive Officer Hakan Wretsell.

An important purpose of the plant is to supply manufacturing test samples to a wide variety of industries. Customers will have the opportunity to test and verify their new designs in close coordination with iCurie's skilled research team.

"We now have the resources and capabilities to rapidly supply up to 500 test units from a real manufacturing environment. With this facility in place, we have become a full solution provider in the field of thermal heat management," said founder and Chief Technology Officer Dr. Jeong Hyun Lee.

Just days before the inauguration, the Korean Small and Medium Business Administration, an affiliate of the Korean Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy, announced that it will sponsor the ISO-certification of this iCurie manufacturing facility.

About iCurie

iCurie is a United States corporation based in Miami, Florida with subsidiaries in London, England and Seoul, Korea. iCurie intends to become a world leader in developing and commercializing next-generation cooling solutions for a wide range of industries like the PC and the communications industries. The cooling solutions are built on iCurie patents in thermofluid nanotechnology. Additional information on iCurie and its technology is available at icurie.com . The company trades on the OTC market (ICUR.OB).

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To: caly who wrote (4)9/4/2005 3:51:16 AM
From: Motlink
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As I posted on Gary's board quite a while ago, this is the most intriguing part.

2005 2006 2007
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<S> <C> <C> <C>
Units Sold (in thousands) 293 4,300 15,400
Units Licensed (in thousands) 638 6,800 17,100

PRODUCT SALES $ 3.3 $ 52.6 $ 153.1
MARGIN $ 1.1 $ 16.7 $ 47.9
Margin% 35% 32% 31%

Royalty Income $ 0.5 $ 5.4 $ 13.7
Royalty Expense 0.0 -1.3 -2.4
Expenses -8.8 -15.6 -28.6
Financial Net -0.1 -0.4 -0.3
Income Tax 0.0 0.0 -9.8
---------- ---------- ----------
NET INCOME $ -7.2 $ 4.8 $ 20.5
---------- ---------- ----------
Average sales price $ 11.28 $ 12.23 $ 9.94
ROS% -219.0% 9.1% 13.4%
Expense% 256.1% 29.7% 18.7%
</TABLE>

TARGET CASH FLOW INFORMATION
(All dollar amounts in millions)

<TABLE>
<CAPTION>
2005 2006 2007
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<S> <C> <C> <C>
Net Income $ -7.2 $ 4.8 $ 20.5
Depreciation 0.3 1.3 4.0
Capital Expenditures -2.1 -7.8 -19.0
Change in Net Working Capital -1.3 -5.9 0.0
------ ------ ------
CASH FLOW $-10.2 $ -7.6 $ 5.5
------ ------ ------
Change in Net Working Capital
Accounts Receivable -1.7 -7.2 -5.0
Accounts Payable 1.1 5.4 9.0
Inventory -0.7 -4.1 -4.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL CHANGE IN NET WORKING CAPITAL $ -1.3 $ -5.9 $ 0.0
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From: donpat10/31/2005 5:18:53 PM
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iCurie Receives Latest Order


Order from Central Electric Validates LED Cooling Performance

SEOUL, South Korea, Oct. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- iCurie, Inc.
(OTC: ICUR), a full solution provider in the field of thermal heat management
for the PC, consumer electronics, lighting and display industries, announced
today it has received its latest order. The order from Central Electronics, a
top-tier illumination provider in Korea, validates iCurie's proprietary
technology, which will be used in an LED cooling environment.
Joo-Sung Lee, Chief Executive Officer of Central Electronics, said,
"iCurie has a perfect solution for handling the space, heat and environmental
challenges encountered by LED technologies. We did extensive research and lab
tests before selecting iCurie. We are excited about the impressive lab-test
results and we are proud to be the first lighting company to implement
iCurie's technology in real solutions. Central Electronics has a reputation
for working with its customers to bring them the latest in cost-effective and
performance-enhancing technologies to optimize the usage of LEDs. By managing
heat more efficiently, we can improve performance, quality and increase
product lifetimes. Working with iCurie will ensure we have cutting-edge
thermal heat management solutions needed to remain ahead of the curve as LED
technology becomes more widespread in general lighting environments."
Hakan Wretsell, Chief Executive Officer of iCurie, said, "Central
Electronics is one of Korea's more promising illumination companies and we are
fortunate to be partnering with them. This latest order is a further
validation of our proprietary thermal management technology and represents the
launch of a standardized product to be offered to illumination companies, like
Central Electronics, worldwide as we expand beyond PC cooling solutions. The
lighting industry is moving more and more towards LED technologies due to
performance and cost improvements. As an enabling technology and extremely
competitive cooling solution, iCurie is positioned to benefit from the LED
industry's overall growth."
Wretsell continued, "We have been very busy in 2005 as we aggressively
work to commercialize our proprietary technology. We are building a
standardized product portfolio with performance ratios that exceed existing
solutions in order to meet demand requirements of customers targeting the PC,
illumination, lighting, and projector markets. We have established a full
infrastructure to support our expected growth, including establishing iCurie
as a fully reporting public company, setting up key global offices, expanding
our operations team, opening a pilot plant and signing an LOI with a potential
manufacturing partner. At this time, we have several customer projects moving
through test stages; closer to commercial launches. Test and sample orders
have already been received from companies in the flat panel display, PCB, PC,
and lighting industries. We are now setting up various distribution agents in
strategic industries like automotive, projector, and telecommunications, while
also initiating new customer projects in the defense, PC cooling after market,
and lighting industries."
Dr. Jeong Hyun Lee, Chief Technology Officer and Founder of iCurie,
concluded, "Thermal heat management remains a critical concern to companies
worldwide. As consumers demand more functionality in lighter, thinner, more
powerful devices, heat has become enemy #1. We believe iCurie's proprietary
solution, built on our portfolio of defensible patents, is the answer. We
believe that competing solutions, not yet launched, are struggling with
numerous issues. Unfriendly fluid materials, large size, and gravity
sensitivity seem to hold them back. iCurie addresses all of these limitations
with lighter, thinner, competitively priced, solutions. Importantly, because
we do not require an external power source, our solution is perfectly suited
for flash memory based devices ranging from notebooks to wireless handheld
devices and portable entertainment devices."

About iCurie
iCurie is a full solution provider in the field of thermal heat management
for the PC, consumer electronics, communication and display industries. The
Company is a leader in developing and commercializing next-generation cooling
solutions built on iCurie's patents in thermofluid nanotechnology. Former
Samsung scientist Dr. Jeong Hyun Lee, also known for his award-winning work at
NASA on two space shuttle missions, leads iCurie's team of engineers. iCurie's
extensive intellectual property portfolio includes patents registered in Korea,
the U.S., Japan and Taiwan, with patents pending in the EU, Russia, India and
in China. For more information, visit icurie.com .

Forward-Looking Statements:
This press release contains forward-looking statements, involving risks
and uncertainties. Such statements are based on management's current
expectations and are subject to certain factors, risks and uncertainties that
may cause actual results, events and performance to differ materially from
those referred to or implied by such statements. In addition, actual future
results may differ materially from those anticipated, depending on a variety
of factors which include, but are not limited to, iCurie's ability to attract
investors, iCurie's future operating results and general economic conditions
affecting consumer spending, including uncertainties relating to global
political conditions, such as terrorism and the conflict with Iraq. Readers
are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements,
which speak only as of the date hereof. The Company does not intend to update
any of the forward-looking statements after the date of this release to
conform these statements to actual results or to changes in its expectations,
except as may be required by law.

Contacts:
Michael Karpheden
iCurie, Inc.
Chief Financial Officer
Phone: (305) 529-6290
Email: info@icurie.com

David Pasquale / Abbas Qasim
The Ruth Group
Executive Vice President
Phone: 646-536-7006 / 7014
Email: dpasquale@theruthgroup.com / aqasim@theruthgroup.com

SOURCE iCurie
Web Site: icurie.com
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From: donpat11/3/2005 4:51:34 PM
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Commercialization and Joint Development Letter of Intent Expands Thermal Management Solutions Into New Markets and Materials

SEOUL, South Korea, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- iCurie, Inc.
(OTC: ICUR), a full solution provider in the field of thermal heat management
for the PC, consumer electronics, lighting and display industries, announced
today it has executed a letter of intent with Advanced Energy Technology, Inc.
("AET"), a leading producer of electronic thermal management solutions under
the eGRAF (R) brand name. AET is a subsidiary of GrafTech International Ltd.
(NYSE: GTI), one of the world's largest manufacturers of high quality
synthetic and natural graphite and carbon based products.

The partnership between AET and iCurie will involve the sales and
marketing by AET of iCurie's current products utilizing AET's extensive
network and capitalizing on the commercial success already achieved by AET in
the thermal management market. AET will have exclusive rights to sell and
market certain iCurie products for specific market segments. In addition, AET
and iCurie will jointly work on the development of new products based on the
combination and integration of AET and iCurie's current thermal management
technologies, including AET's graphite material science based thermal
management and iCurie's micro fluidic thermal management technologies. Jointly
developed products will be sold and marketed by AET.

Hakan Wretsell, Chief Executive Officer of iCurie, said, "This is a major
opportunity for us to work with one of the world's largest companies engaged
in commercializing new thermal management technologies based on expansive
graphite and carbon science. Importantly, this joint development partnership
could move iCurie's proprietary thermal management technology into
commercialization in yet another materials environment. We have already shown
very good test results in solutions based on copper, silicon and aluminum. The
distribution potential of the partnership with AET is just as important. AET
has significant marketing and distribution experience as shown through their
rapid commercialization of eGRAF(R) thermal management products. Through their
sales network, we expect to rapidly commercialize our products in completely
new industries, such as the automotive and flat panel display industries."

Dr. Jeong Hyun Lee, Chief Technology Officer and Founder of iCurie, said,
"Graphite opens vast new opportunities for our customers to apply our thermal
management solution in several new product categories given graphite's light
weight, malleability and competitive cost. By managing heat even more
efficiently, we can continue to improve performance, quality and product
lifetimes. From an operations standpoint, this partnership could give iCurie
immediate access to a complementary R&D organization and add powerful sales
and marketing resources to help ensure the successful commercialization of
jointly developed products."

John Wetula, President of AET, commented, "Collaborating with an
innovative science based company in the thermal management market represents
an important strategic initiative for AET. Adding iCurie's current
technologies and products to our portfolio will allow AET to leverage our
success with eGraf(R) products to further our vision of becoming the world's
leading thermal solutions provider. The joint development of next generation
thermal management solutions will create new opportunities in various market
segments and accelerate the achievement of our goals."

About iCurie
iCurie is a full solution provider in the field of thermal heat management
for the PC, consumer electronics, lighting and display industries. The
Company is a leader in developing and commercializing next-generation cooling
solutions built on iCurie's patents in thermofluid nanotechnology. Former
Samsung scientist Dr. Jeong Hyun Lee, also known for his award-winning work at
NASA on two space shuttle missions, leads iCurie's team of engineers. iCurie's
extensive intellectual property portfolio includes patents registered in Korea,
the U.S., Japan and Taiwan, with patents pending in the EU, Russia, India and
in China. For more information, visit icurie.com .

About Advanced Energy Technology Inc.
Advanced Energy Technology Inc. is one of the world's leading
manufacturers and providers of high quality natural graphite and carbon-based
products for customers worldwide in the electronics, fuel cell, automotive,
power generation, semiconductor, transportation, and petrochemical markets.
GRAFCELL(R), GRAFOIL(R), and eGRAF(R) are registered trademarks of AET. For
more information on Advanced Energy Technology Inc., call 216-529-3777 or
visit our website at graftechaet.com . For additional information
on our parent, GrafTech International, call 302-778-8227 or visit our website
at graftech.com .

Contacts:

Michael Karpheden
iCurie, Inc.
Chief Financial Officer
Phone: (305) 529-6290
Email: info@icurie.com

David Pasquale / Abbas Qasim
The Ruth Group
Executive Vice President
Phone: 646-536-7006 / 7014
Email: dpasquale@theruthgroup.com / aqasim@theruthgroup.com

prnewswire.com

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From: donpat11/3/2005 4:56:30 PM
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GrafTech International Reports Third Quarter 2005 Results

[November 03, 2005]

[Snips]
WILMINGTON, Del. --(Business Wire)-- Nov. 3, 2005 -- Citing lower operating costs from continued productivity and cost reduction initiatives and higher than planned third quarter 2005 graphite electrode sales volume, GrafTech International Ltd. (NYSE:GTI) today reported income before special items of $12 million, or $0.11 per diluted share, for the quarter ended September 30, 2005. (See attached reconciliation of net income.)
.....

In October 2005, GrafTech's subsidiary, Advanced Energy Technology Inc. (AET), executed a letter of intent with iCurie, Inc. (OTC: ICUR), a full provider of thermal heat management solutions for the personal computer, consumer electronics, lighting and display industries. iCurie is a leader in next generation thermal management solutions built on their patents in thermofluid nanotechnology. The strategic partnership is expected to create new opportunities for AET in new market segments and accelerate sales growth.
......

tmcnet.com

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To: donpat who wrote (8)11/17/2005 11:18:58 AM
From: caly
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iCurie Signs Contract With the World's Largest Supplier of CPU Coolers to the PC Industry

Thursday November 17, 9:21 am ET

Market Leader AVC and iCurie Establish Licensing and Distribution Contract

SEOUL, South Korea, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- iCurie, Inc. (OTC: ICUR - News), a full solution provider in the field of thermal heat management for the PC, consumer electronics, lighting and display industries, today announced that it has signed a contract with Asia Vital Components Co., Ltd (AVC), the world's largest CPU cooler supplier.

Under the new patent license and sales exclusivity agreement, AVC plans to develop, market and sell a new thermal management product based on iCurie's patented Microfluidic Cooling System (MCS) technology for use in PCs. iCurie has granted AVC an exclusive license to manufacture, distribute and sell the product to PC manufacturers in the world market outside of Korea and Japan. AVC will use the product as a stand alone product being offered directly to leading PC manufacturers. In addition, the product will also be included as a part of existing AVC products, increasing the performance of an already very competitive product portfolio. AVC will pay iCurie a royalty for each product being sold, either as a stand alone product or as part of a system. AVC will also supply products to iCurie, to be sold to customers in the Korean and Japanese markets.

Hakan Wretsell, Chief Executive Officer of iCurie, said, "AVC has been a key strategic partner for us for several years now and realized early on the potential applications for our proprietary microfluidic thermal management technologies. We believe the exciting new device we are jointly developing will be the next generation of thermal connectivity solutions for PCs and laptop computers, and potentially other industries as well. We expect this new cooling device to be competitively priced, lightweight, significantly smaller, and higher performing compared to current technologies. As the market continues to trend towards greater power density, heat management plays an increasingly critical role to secure device performance as well as base functionality. iCurie and AVC intend to introduce this breakthrough product at the end of this year and we are very excited by its potential market adoption."

David Wang, Vice President of AVC, commented, "We are looking forward to building on our already successful relationship with iCurie. This new agreement allows iCurie access to AVC's expertise, infrastructure and sales force required for manufacturing and marketing a cooling device designed for PC applications. AVC has built a powerful distribution network to support and facilitate sales worldwide of our leading PC cooling solutions. We count the industry's top companies and innovators among our customers, providing a true win win opportunity to enhance our offerings with a new, strong product proposition. Our partnership with iCurie once again demonstrates our dedication to taking new technologies and new products to the PC industry."

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To: caly who wrote (9)11/17/2005 11:50:06 AM
From: donpat
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AVC - good!

I always like companies I am invested in to have products in the real world, for sale, or in products for sale. I makes your chances of success so much better! It probably goes without saying but I, years ago, have been in companies for lengthy periods years where no products for sale ever appeared. Warrren Buffett has his investing rules - I have mine and products for sale tops the list be it a babe of a pinky or a stock with a more lofty presence.

I'm encouraged tremendously by iCurie's announcement today.

Now if the rest of the investing public will become equally enthused we may get the stock price up.

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To: donpat who wrote (10)11/17/2005 12:13:02 PM
From: caly
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I'm encouraged by the announcement also. AVC apparently has over 30% of the CPU Cooler market share. : )

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From: donpat11/17/2005 4:55:26 PM
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ICUR.OB > SEC Filings for ICUR.OB > Form 8-K on 17-Nov-2005

Form 8-K for ICURIE, INC.

17-Nov-2005

Entry into Material Agreement

Item 1.01 Entry Into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On November 16, 2005, iCurie Lab Holdings, Ltd. ("iCurie UK"), a wholly owned subsidiary of iCurie, Inc., entered into a Patent License and Sales Exclusivity Agreement, dated as of November 9, 2005 ("Agreement"), with Asia Vital Components Co., Ltd. ("AVC") giving AVC a worldwide, perpetual, non-revocable license to use certain of iCurie UK's intellectual property to develop, manufacture, market and sell a new thermal management product for use in personal computers based on iCurie UK's patented microfluidic cooling system technology (the "Product"). iCurie UK granted AVC the exclusive right to sell the Product to personal computer manufacturers in the world market with the exception of companies headquartered in Korea and Japan. The Agreement also gives iCurie UK the right to purchase the Product from AVC and the exclusive right to sell the Product to (i) all third parties other than personal computer manufacturers and (ii) to personal computer manufacturers headquartered in Korea and Japan. AVC will pay iCurie UK a royalty for each Product sold, either as a stand alone product or as part of a system. The Agreement terminates on December 31, 2008, provided however, that iCurie UK has the option to terminate AVC's sales exclusivity in the event certain sales volumes are not met during a particular calendar year.

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From: donpat12/15/2005 3:14:39 PM
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iCurie Schedules Investor Update Conference Call


SEOUL, South Korea, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- iCurie, Inc.
(OTC: ICUR), a full solution provider in the field of thermal heat management
for the PC, consumer electronics, lighting and display industries, announced
today that it will hold an investor update conference call to review the
company's business progress on Tuesday, December 20, 2005 at 10:00 a.m. in New
York.

The dial-in number for the live audio call beginning at 10:00 a.m. is
+1-201-689-8560. A live webcast of the conference call will be available on
iCurie's website at icurie.com.

A replay of the call will be available from 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December
20, 2005 in New York through midnight on Tuesday, December 27, 2005 in New
York at icurie.com and by telephone at +1-201-612-7415. The
account number to access the replay is 3055 and the confirmation ID number is
181895.

About iCurie
iCurie is a full solution provider in the field of thermal heat management
for the PC, consumer electronics, lighting and display industries. The
Company is a leader in developing and commercializing next-generation cooling
solutions built on iCurie's patents in thermofluid nanotechnology. iCurie's
extensive intellectual property portfolio includes patents registered in Korea,
the U.S., Japan and Taiwan, with patents pending in the EU, Russia, India and
in China. The company has partnerships with some of the word's largest
manufacturers. For more information visit icurie.com.

Contacts:
Michael Karpheden
iCurie, Inc.
Chief Financial Officer
Phone: (305) 529-6290
Email: info@icurie.com

David Pasquale / Abbas Qasim
The Ruth Group
Executive Vice President
Phone: 646-536-7006 / 7014
Email: dpasquale@theruthgroup.com / aqasim@theruthgroup.com

SOURCE iCurie, Inc.
Web Site: icurie.com

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