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Symantec Delivers Café Companion

CUPERTINO, Calif. -- August 12, 1996 -- Symantec Corporation (Nasdaq:SYMC) announced today the availability of "Café Companion," an exercise-based tutorial designed specifically for use with the Symantec’s top-selling Java™ development environment - Symantec Café. In addition to providing a thorough overview of the integrated development tools and desktop interface of the Café environment, the Café Companion also provides an introduction to the fundamental concepts of object-oriented programming in Java.

The Café Companion is available for $29.95 plus $9.95 shipping and handling, direct through Symantec’s Customer Service at (800) 441-7234 or online at the Symantec Café website (http://cafe.symantec.com).

Java is a programming language developed by Sun Microsystems for developing cross-platform applications across the public Internet and corporate intranets.

Symantec Corporation develops, markets, and supports a complete line of application and system software products designed to enhance individual and workgroup productivity as well as manage networked computing environments. Platforms supported include IBM personal computers and compatibles, Apple Macintosh computers as well as all major network operating systems. Founded in 1982, the company has offices in the United States, Canada, Australia, Japan and Europe. Information on the company and its products can be obtained by calling (800) 441-7234 toll free or (541) 334-6054.

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Brands and products referenced herein are the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. Java and other Java-based names and logos are trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc., and refer to Sun’s Java Technologies.

Product and Ordering Information:
Symantec Corporation, 10201 Torre Avenue, Cupertino, CA 95014 USA
(800) 441-7234 or (541) 334-6054