SOURCE: Phreadz, Inc.

Phreadz, Inc.

July 08, 2010 06:00 ET

Phreadz, Inc. (OTC BB "PHDZ") Formerly ("Atwood Mining and Minerals Corp.") Completes Reverse Merger With Phreadz USA, LLC and Universal Database of Music USA, LLC

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - July 8, 2010) -  Phreadz USA, LLC, a Nevada Limited Liability Company focused on social media, and Universal Database of Music USA, LLC ("UDM"), a Limited Liability Company focused on music, completed a reverse merger on April 27, 2010 with Phreadz, Inc. (OTCBB: PHDZ), formerly Atwood Mining and Minerals Corp. ("Atwood"), a Nevada Corporation. Pursuant to certain agreements, the acquisitions are being accounted for as a reverse acquisition and recapitalization of the Company for financial accounting purposes with the exchange of 100% of the membership units of Phreadz USA, LLC, and of UDM USA, LLC for 43,318,400 common shares of Phreadz, Inc. (formerly Atwood Mining and Minerals Corp.). With the Acquisitions, we increased our Board of Directors, appointing Gordon Samson, who is serving as our CFO and Georges Daou, who is serving as our Chairman and interim Chief Executive Officer.

The Company name change to Phreadz, Inc. became effective June 18, 2010, and the symbol change to "PHDZ" became effective July 6, 2010. The Company will be headquartered in San Francisco, CA, and under the new name, Phreadz, Inc., will provide Internet and mobile phone users with multimedia social networking forums and communication channels to broadcast to worldwide audiences.

About Phreadz, Inc.

Phreadz (pronounced "freds") is a multimedia social network that is similar to Facebook and Twitter. Phreadz represents the next generation of online community, as its architecture allows members to post videos, images, texts, audio, and links (aka "VITAL") to the Phreadz network, as well as to numerous additional online social communities. Phreadz acts as an interactive entertainment platform that enables members, who create and discover content, the ability to "manage," "monitor," and "monetize" their content through specific Phreadz channels.

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