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Zingy Launches Phonemates Audio Community
NEW YORK, Nov. 6, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Zingy (www.zingy.com), the largest mobile entertainment provider in North America, launches Phonemates, an audio-based community that extends chat rooms and message boards to mobile phones. Phonemates, powered by VoiceWeb technologies, utilizes voice as a user interface for navigating, listening, and posting comments, news, music, and more.
Peab to Build a New Office Building in Oslo
FOERSLOEV, Sweden, Nov. 6, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Peab has won the contract to build a new block of offices in Skoyen in the central part of Oslo. In the block there will also be a parking garage. The contract is worth NOK 215 million, equivalent to approximately SEK 266 million.
Telenor Launches Electronic International Newsletter
OSLO, Norway, Nov. 6, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Telenor Business Solutions today launched their first edition of SimplySpeaking a monthly electronic newsletter. The newsletter will offer strategic advice on market developments and innovations along with information on Telenor Business Solutions and Nextra as well as reference to customer experiences. Delivered directly to each recipient's desktop, SimplySpeaking will offer fast access to relevant data and open opportunities to interact.Each SimplySpeaking issue include four different stories, covering themes such as an interview with an inventive "market celebrity", an innovation piece on business communication, a profile of a TBS/Nextra solution and a customer case exhibiting our solutions at work.
Akzo Nobel's Pharma Proactive on Growth
ARNHEM, The Netherlands, Nov. 6, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Akzo Nobel's (Nasdaq:AKZOY) Pharma businesses are taking active steps to turn around a current temporary slowing in performance and return to a path of stable growth in the future. Akzo Nobel's Pharma group will continue to push its successful pattern of organic growth, based on its strong commitment to R&D and well-filled pipeline, which has created tremendous value over the years. In addition, growth momentum will be supported by intensively pursuing opportunities for collaborations and product acquisitions. Funds to facilitate growth are being made available, while costs that do not directly safeguard performance are being severely scrutinized.
OM Launches Next Generation CLICK Marketplace Solution -- Offers Full Equity Functionality; Supports Multiple Markets on a Single Platform
CHICAGO, Nov. 6, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- OM (Other OTC:OMGPF) (Stockholm:OM), a world leading provider of transaction technology to the financial services and energy industries, today launched CLICK XT(TM), the next generation of its CLICK(TM) exchange system, the world's most widespread marketplace solution. In addition to performance and usability enhancements, CLICK XT offers full cash equity functionality. CLICK XT can support multiple markets on a single platform, including all markets in cash and derivatives, fixed income, commodities and energy.
Precise Biometrics AB
Precise Biometrics and Keycorp Sign Memorandum of Understanding on Secure Smart Cards
LUND, Sweden, Nov. 6, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Precise Biometrics AB (publ) (Other OTC:PBMTF), developer and provider of world-leading and user-friendly biometric security solutions based on fingerprints, has signed a Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) with Keycorp Limited, the Australian secure electronics transaction company. The MOU covers the integration of Precise Biometrics' software for fingerprint functionality, Precise BioMatch(TM) C, into Keycorp MULTOS, one of the world's most secure operating systems for smart cards. Precise Biometrics and Keycorp will jointly market the new product. Under the agreement the two companies will also work to develop API standards for integration of biometrics into the MULTOS smart card operating system.
If P&C Insurance
If P&C Insurance: Teleconference
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Nov. 6, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- If P&C Insurance is pleased to invite you to a conference call Wednesday, November 13, 2002, at 15:00, Stockholm Time to review the Q3 Report Announcement. Torbjorn Magnusson, CEO, Nils Henriksson, CIO and Ricard Wennerklint, CFO, will represent If. Prepared remarks will take approximately 20 minutes and will be followed by a question-and-answer session.