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TalkingStocks.com Issues Profile Report for On The Go Technologies
DALLAS, Aug. 8, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- TalkingStocks.com has issued a Profile Report for On The Go Technologies (OTCBB:OGHC) authored by Talking Stocks Senior Investment Analyst, Shailesh Dhuri, CFA. The report comes following a very active week for On The Go Technologies. The stock price has seen a 53.85 percent share price increase from the close on Friday, July 29, 2005 to the close on Friday, August 5, 2005. Mr. Dhuri discusses the company, recent releases and what is possibly ahead for On The Go Technologies.
OTCPicks.com Announces Profile Coverage for Halo Resources Ltd.
DALLAS, Aug. 8, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Brian Dean, Publisher of OTCPicks.com, announced today that the website has initiated Profile Coverage of Halo Resources Ltd. (OTCBB:HLOSF). Mr. Dean spoke of Halo Resources, "Halo Resources is a success story in the making. As savvy investors know, the best gold companies to buy are those that quickly put the ore bodies into production. Recent headlines attest to Halo's success and make it a stock to watch closely."
Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c.
AIB Chief Financial Officer to Retire
DUBLIN, Ireland, Aug. 8, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. ("AIB") (NYSE:AIB) has today announced that Declan Mc Sweeney has decided to retire from his role as Chief Financial Officer, AIB Group at the end of September this year. Mr. Mc Sweeney, 52, who joined AIB in 1978, will continue as a Board and Audit Committee member of AIB's Polish Banking business and will also be providing financial consultancy services. He has decided to retire from full time employment with the organisation in order to pursue other business interests both in Ireland and abroad. Eugene Sheehy, Chief Executive, AIB Group said, "Declan has held a number of key and influential posts in the financial management areas of AIB both in Ireland and the U.K. throughout his 27 years with the Company. The depth of knowledge and experience Declan has brought to all these roles together with the consistent excellence of his professionalism and advice have been greatly appreciated and valued by everyone who has worked with him. He will be very much missed and on behalf of myself and all of his colleagues I would like to wish him the very best for the future."
Standard Chartered -- Video Interviews with CEO and FD
LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug. 08, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Standard Chartered -- interim results. Indepth interviews available now on www.cantos.com with Mervyn Davies, CEO and Peter Sands, Group Finance Director, Standard Chartered (LSE:STAN).
Precise Biometrics AB
Precise Biometrics Acquires Loqware and Further Strengthens its Position in the Biometrics Sector
LUND, Sweden, Aug. 8, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Precise Biometrics AB (publ), which develops and markets world-leading and user-friendly biometric security applications based on fingerprint and smart card authentication, has acquired 94% of the outstanding shares of the Swedish company Loqware Sweden AB. The payment has been made through a directed share issue. The aim is to acquire the remaining company shares as soon as possible. The deal will enable Precise Biometrics to further strengthen its biometric security solutions business.
Meda Acquires Viatris
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 8, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Meda acquires the German pharmaceutical group Viatris and creates a leading European Specialty Pharma Company.
MorphoSys Successfully Concludes Therapeutic Antibody Project
MARTINSRIED, Germany, Aug. 8, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- MorphoSys AG (Frankfurt:MOR) (Prime Standard Segment:TecDAX) announced today the successful conclusion of a first therapeutic antibody program with Novartis. MorphoSys generated numerous fully human antibodies fulfilling previously defined success criteria against a cancer disease-related target molecule from Novartis, and thus achieved the first performance-related milestone in the cooperation. The amount of the associated milestone payment made to MorphoSys was not disclosed. The project work commenced in September 2004 and was completed within 11 months.