The Difference Engine is a Business and Investment Newsletter. Its purpose is to act as a contacts and brokerage networking link between business and investment ventures and those partners who wish to become involved with those ventures. It contains information about ongoing business and investment projects and its intention is to disseminate that information to interested potential clients and business partners. The project information contained herein should not necessarily be considered a business solicitation nor a solicitation to invest. Attempts have been made to verify the validity of all presented projects but I encourage all potential clients and partners to conduct their own careful due diligence and research regarding all listed projects and proposals. The Difference Engine does not accept personal, financial, or legal liability regarding the projects presented herein. As with all business and investment projects risk is involved and this should be understood before becoming involved in any business or investment venture.