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Crew Gold Corporation
Crew Gold Corporation Announces Exploration to Commence On Wa Project, Ghana
LONDON, April 17, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Crew Gold Corporation ("Crew" or "the Company") (Other OTC:CRUGF) (TSX:CRU) (OSE:CRU) (Frankfurt:KNC) is pleased to report it has secured renewal of the Prospecting Licenses for three gold properties in the Wa district, Upper West Region, Ghana. The licenses, known as Julie, Colette and Josephine, were acquired as part of the Guinor acquisition in late 2005. The three prospecting licenses which total approximately 300 sq km. cover highly prospective Birimian greenstone formations where gold mineralization has been found in disseminations, stockworks and veins within the greenstones and metasediments. The Company has completed its preliminary assessment of the Wa project properties, and the findings largely confirm earlier exploration results, which warrants follow-up. Further technical information will be available on the Company's website (www.crewgold.com).
Artificial Life, Inc.
Artificial Life, Inc. Acquires SMS Galaxy; New Mobile Avatar Interface to Live TV Shows
HONG KONG, April 17, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Hong Kong based Artificial Life, Inc. (OTCBB:ALIF), a leading provider of award-winning mobile 3G technology and applications, announced today that it has acquired the SMS Galaxy system from Swiss-based Script Avenue AG (formerly Blackpencil AG) in a cash and equity transaction. Script Avenue is owned by Claude Cueni, a bestselling Swiss author of many TV thrillers, who is a successful entrepreneur and pioneer in interactive and online games, and has been an inventor of interactive TV formats since 1991.
Chino Commercial Bank
Chino Commercial Bank Receives Award for Stock Appreciation
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 17, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Chino Commercial Bancorp and its wholly owned subsidiary Chino Commercial Bank were recognized by the California Bankers Association and Carpenter and Company during their annual Strategic Issues Summit, in Newport Beach, for having achieved the highest stock appreciation of any bank in California, over a five year period, in the asset category of $50 to $100 million dollars. The award entitled "Market Cap Champion" was given to the Bank in recognition for having achieved an increase in stock price of 200% since the Bank's opening. The Bank previously received the "Market Cap Champion" award for highest stock appreciation in the one year and three year periods in 2003 and 2004.