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Ken Upcraft Appointed President and CEO of friendlyway Corporation
SAN FRANCISCO, May 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- friendlyway Corporation (OTCBB:FDWY), a self-service provider of customer-facing public access self-service systems, today announced the appointment of Ken Upcraft as President, CEO and member of the Company's Board of Directors. Upcraft will direct the next phase of friendlyway Corporation's accelerated growth and help shape its strategy in the self-service industry.
CDMA Development Group
The CDMA2000 Industry is Evaluating Techniques to Further Improve Performance of 3G Networks
COSTA MESA, Calif., May 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The CDMA Development Group (CDG) (www.cdg.org) reported today that CDMA2000(r) operators and vendors gathered last month in San Francisco at the CDG's semi-annual Technology Forum to discuss new methods to expand CDMA2000 network coverage and capacity, and further improve quality. Some of the proposed techniques include interference cancellation, 4G vocoders, SIP header reduction, digital RF transmitters, cross layer optimization and mobile transmit diversity. These cutting-edge technologies can potentially increase the CDMA2000 network capacity by 35-50%, improve capacity utilization by 2-7 times and reduce content delivery time by 40-60%.
GB&T Bancshares, Inc.
GB&T's Hunt Named to Atlanta Business Chronicle's Who's Who List in Banking and Finance
GAINESVILLE, Ga., May 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Richard A. Hunt, President and CEO of GB&T Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:GBTB), a multi-bank holding company headquartered in Gainesville (GA), has been named to Atlanta Business Chronicle's Who's Who in Banking and Finance. Hunt was one of nine organizing directors and was President and CEO of GB&T's lead bank, Gainesville Bank & Trust, when the bank first opened for business in February 1988. He continues to serve as the bank's CEO.
Flint Telecom Group, Inc.
Semotus Expands Corporate Advisory Board
LOS GATOS, Calif., May 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Semotus Solutions (AMEX:DLK), an innovative leader of software solutions for enterprise mobility, today announced key expansions to its Corporate Advisory Board, whose purpose is to advise the senior management team on strategic and overall business development in order to grow global market penetration.
Crew Gold Corporation
Crew Gold Corp.: Appointment of Pareto and First Securities as Corporate Advisors
LONDON, May 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Crew Gold Corporation ("Crew") (TSX:CRU) (Oslo:CRU) (Frankfurt:KNC) (Other OTC:CRUGF): Crew Gold is pleased to announce the appointment of Pareto and First Securities as its financial advisors in connection with the potential public listing of Crew Minerals on the Oslo Stock Exchange ("OSE"). Crew Minerals is a 100%-owned subsidiary of Crew Gold and holds the Company's non-gold assets.
Unique Pizza and Subs
Unique Pizza and Subs Corporation Projects An Approximate Increase of $2,700,000 in Systemwide Revenue
PITTSBURGH, May 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Unique Pizza and Subs Corporation (Pink Sheets:UPZS) a Delaware Corporation, has been assigned franchise agreements with six (6) Pittsburgh based Unique Pizza and Factories. These locations are in Millvale, Monroeville, South Side, Beechview, Leetsdale, and Moon Township, Pennsylvania.
O2Micro International Limited
O2Micro Granted U.S. Power Management Patent Continuation
GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman, May 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- O2Micro(r) International Limited (Nasdaq:OIIM) (HKSE:0457), a leading supplier of innovative power management, and security components and systems for the Computer, Consumer, Industrial, and Communications markets, was issued 14 claims under United States patent number 7,009,364 for its Selector Circuit for Power Management in multiple battery systems, a continuation of the invention issued April 2005 under United States patent number 6,879,134.