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Can We Trust These Numbers?
BROOKLYN, N.Y., April 5, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- We live in a quantitative age in which conclusions or proposals presented to us in the news are supposedly backed up by mathematics. But the big question is: Is the mathematics used legitimate or not? In addressing this issue, William J. Adams' brilliant new book, "Think First, Apply MATH, Think Further," brings to light the thinking that precedes and follows the use of math methods, and provides an understanding of what mathematics as a discipline can and cannot do in its application to real-world situations.
friendlyway Corporation Enters Into a Letter of Intent to Acquire Pantel Systems, Inc.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 5, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- friendlyway Corporation (OTCBB:FDWY), a provider of customer-facing self-service public access systems, today announced that it has entered into a Letter of Intent to purchase all of the capital stock of Pantel Systems, Inc., a privately held company located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Included in the purchase are exclusive rights to market and sell Pantel's e-Banking kiosk. The e-Banking kiosk comes standard with the ability to process money transfers, cash dispensing, debit card dispensing and reloading, as well as bill payment. Pantel's system is ideally suited for the growing self-service sector for customers that do not have an existing banking relationship. The proliferation and attraction of these e-Banking systems as mentioned in the New York Times on April 1, 2006, is based on convenience and these machines, according to many retailers, are expected to become standard in stores of all sizes.
UTStarcom Selects Bitfone's mProve for FOTA
LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif., April 5, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Bitfone Corporation (www.bitfone.com), the pioneer and patent holder of firmware over-the-air (FOTA) update technology for mobile phones, today announced that UTStarcom, a global leader in IP-based, end-to-end networking solutions and support, has selected Bitfone's award-winning and patent-protected mProve technology to update the firmware and file systems of their mobile phones over the air. UTStarcom is the 17th device manufacturer to select Bitfone's award-winning mProve solution. In addition, UTStarcom plans to implement Bitfone's Mobile Variance Agent (MVA) 2.0. MVA is a comprehensive OMA DM standards-based device management client.
MacroPort Expands Its Patent Pending Universal Loader to Top Three Smartphone Operating Systems
LAS VEGAS, April 5, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- MacroPort (www.macro-port.com), a leading provider of mobile technology software, today announced that its patent pending Universal Loader technology is now available for the world's three most widely used smartphone operating systems: Palm, Symbian Series 60 and Windows Mobile (PocketPC and Smartphone). With the Universal Loader(tm), software developers now can focus on creating innovate features for their mobile applications instead of grappling with the complexities of the hardware, operating system and device form factor.