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CIC Joins the IBM Thinkpad/WorkPad Proven Program as the Exclusive Provider Of Electronic Signature and Handwriting Recognition Software

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REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., Nov 6, 2000 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Communication
Intelligence Corporation ("CIC") (Nasdaq: CICI), who brings you "The Power to
Sign Online(TM)", announced today that it has entered into a license agreement
with IBM (NYSE: IBM) to provide electronic signature solutions and handwriting
recognition offerings for the IBM ThinkPad(R) laptop series and the IBM
WorkPad(R)- Palm OS based handheld device.

"CIC's participation in the IBM ThinkPad/WorkPad Proven programs as the
exclusive electronic signature category provider is the result of the growing
need for electronic signature software and handwriting recognition products that
make the user experience easier, quicker and more intuitive," said Robert
Williams, Vice President of Aftermarket Sales for CIC. He further commented,
"The recent passage of the E-Signature legislation has generated significant
interest and demand for solutions that enable electronic and mobile commerce."

"The IBM ThinkPad/WorkPad Proven program brings IBM and industry leading
companies, like CIC, together to deliver innovative solutions that meet the
specific mobile computing needs of our customers," said Ronald Sperano,
Director, Mobile Market Development, for IBM. He added, "Only vendors that
satisfy rigorous IBM Compatibility Standards and meet or exceed specific
customer support requirements are chosen to participate. We recognize CIC as the
leader in a rapidly emerging market whose technology will be critical for
meeting increasing demands in the area of electronic signature capture,
verification and handwriting recognition for text input."

In closing Robert Williams added, "CIC delivered a group of products including
Jot(R), WordComplete(TM), QuickNotes(TM) and Sign-On(TM) for the IBM WorkPad and
Sign-it(R) for the IBM ThinkPad that have been tested and warranted according to
IBM's demanding standards. We are pleased that IBM will be representing our
flagship solutions to its direct and enterprise customers."


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