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Crew Gold Corporation
Crew Gold Corp.: Notification of Trade
LONDON, April 5, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Crew Gold Corporation ("Crew") (TSX:CRU) (Oslo:CRU) (Frankfurt:KNC) (Other OTC:CRUGF): On April 5, 2006, Jan A Vestrum, President and Chief Executive Officer of Crew, bought 1,000,000 shares in Crew at NOK 9.94 by way of the fulfilment of a previously announced forward contract, sold 1,000,000 shares in Crew at NOK 13.50 and bought 1,000,000 shares in Crew at 13.67 by way of a new forward contract with maturity July 3, 2006.
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.