Recent business and finance releases

Presswire buys 'Kick Off', forms Videowire

British media group Presswire has acquired the football TV news show ‘Kick Off’, launching its new multimedia arm, Videowire...

New Capital Gains Tax rules could save you thousands

A new single rate of 18% to Capital Gains Tax for buy-to-let investors and second home owners will be introduced on April 6th 2008, benefiting individuals, trustees and personal representatives.

2008 New Year Travel Resolutions with EnGrande SL

Looking to travel more but lower expenses for 2008? Get moving thanks to EnGrande’s range of “Urban 30’s” discount online reservations websites.

The Bank of China builds a new banking silk-road between China and the UK

The Bank of China (BOC) today launched a new UK subsidiary that it hopes will be the modern silk-road between the increasing number of Chinese enterprises, private and state owned, that are entering the UK and European businesses that are entering or already have a presence in Asia and more specifically in China.

MOBIBOO REVOKES EUROPEAN OPERATING LICENSES

Mobiboo US, INC. has been asked to respond to speculation surrounding its licensed operations in Great Britain and responds as follows:

Varioptic and Linos Sign Distribution agreement

Global manufacturer of optical systems to sell Varioptic Liquid Lens autofocus solutions

Varioptic launches the First Liquid Lens Camera Module

Lyon (France), 19 January 2007 – Varioptic, the liquid lens company, announces today the launch of the first liquid lens auto focus camera module –
AFCM MI285.

Varioptic and Creative Sensor Announce Liquid Lens Mass Production in China

Lyon (France), 15 January 2007 – Varioptic, the liquid lens company, and Creative Sensor Inc. of Taiwan, a world leader in imaging systems for the scanner and MFP (Multiple Function Printer) industry, announced today the mass production of variable focus liquid lenses.

MOBIBOO & RABBITPOINT MERGE TO FORM MOBIBOO MOBILE

Mobiboo and Rabbitpoint, the UK’s leading commercial VoIP mobile phone networks today announce that they have merged and will operate as Mobiboo Mobile with an additional retail brand of ‘tovo’. The merger marks the first convergence of two WiFi VoIP companies in the UK and gives the combined company a stronger service portfolio, an increased customer base and the technology platform necessary to compete as a major player in the UK & European mobile VoIP market.

Get your brand on a Hot Cow hide this summer

With well over half of the UK leaving the house in search of entertainment, the great outdoors is set to be the biggest and best arena for flaunting your brand this summer.