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Technical Staffing Firm, Techlink Northwest, Ranks No. 68 on the 2006 Inc. 500 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 1,052 Percent

SEATTLE, WA – Aug. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inc. magazine today announced its 25th annual Inc. 500 ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in the country, and technical staffing firm, Techlink Northwest, ranks No. 68 on the list. With three-year growth of 1,052 percent, Techlink Northwest was the only staffing firm in the Pacific Northwest to make the list.

Study Shows That Allowing Grocery Stores to Sell Wine Will Save Massachusetts Consumers $26 to $36 Million Per Year

BOSTON, MA – Aug. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A newly released study of the Massachusetts Wine at Food Stores Initiative concluded that updating state law to allow grocery stores to sell wine would save Massachusetts consumers an estimated $26 to $36 million dollars each year. The study noted that data from the 34 other states that already allow grocery stores to sell wine show that grocery stores are as good or better than package stores at enforcing minimum drinking age laws and that competition in wine sales from grocery stores does not drive package stores out of business.

Patented Digital Data Compression Method Effectively Moves Parallel Data Over Serial Media

SILER CITY, NC – Aug. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pegasus Web Services Inc. is pleased to announce it has received a Patent (Patent Number 7,096,360) from the Patent and Trademark Office today for its ‘Frequency-time based data compression method.’ The ‘Frequency-time based data compression method’ allows High Volume Transport of Digital Data over Serial Transports. It also has claims for High Volume Digital Data Storage and a Multi-Dimensional Encryption/Decryption algorithm providing unsurpassed data security.

ACell, Inc. Wins Court Battle Initiated by Cook Biotech and Purdue

JESSUP, MD – Aug. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACell, Inc., the owner of highly valued extracellular matrix (ECM) patents, today won a resounding legal victory against Cook Biotech, Inc. (Cook) and Purdue Research Foundation (Purdue). The victory frees ACell to broadly promote the development, licensing and commercialization of its remarkable tissue graft bio-technology.

Healthcare Industry Accelerates Wireless Adoption as Spending on all Telecommunications Services Hits $43 Billion Over Next Five Years, Says Insight Research

BOONTON, NJ – Aug. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The $2 trillion ecosystem of hospitals, physicians, pharmaceutical companies, and insurance providers will be spending nearly $43 billion on telecommunications services over the next five years, with wireless services used by hospitals and physicians showing the fastest growth, says a new market research study released by the Insight Research Corporation.

IObit Challenges Microsoft’s OneCare Service with Technically Savvy and Alternative Freeware

CHENGDU, China (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — IObit is excited to release a second version of their flagship product – Advanced WindowsCare v2 Personal – and are prepared to go head-to-head with Microsoft’s OneCare. The freeware, which is a new Beta version – Advanced WindowsCare v2 Personal – is a comprehensive PC care tool that takes an integrated approach to help protect, repair and optimize computers.

Government Officials and Contractors Needed to Help Soldiers with ‘Sandbag Palsy’ and Residents of Flood Prone Areas

FT. LAUDERDALE, FL – Aug. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Government red tape is once again slowing down progress, delaying help to our soldiers in Iraq and forcing our soldiers at home to work twice as hard to complete a simple task. What is the problem? Government officials won’t listen about a faster, easier way to fill sandbags. Instead, our soldiers in Iraq are developing what has been coined, ‘Sandbag Palsy.’ And at home, every time a hurricane or flood looms, tens of thousands of sandbags must be filled in the old-fashioned, two-person, time consuming, back-straining way. The SackMaster is a shovel-like device which allows one person to fill sandbags quickly and efficiently, saving time and manpower.

Patented Mommy Bib(R) Replaces Conventional Burp Cloth

SPRING HILL, FL – Aug. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a category that has seen virtually no innovation since its birth, a brand new company and product called Mommy Bib has reinvented the burp cloth. New parents have been dealing with baby spit-up and drool for ages, and burp cloths have been ineffective at providing adequate protection. Now there’s a better way! Introducing, Mommy Bib the ultimate protection from baby spit up drool.

Armor Legal Counsel Welcomes Erika Eichler, Adam Levy and Jay Parkhill

PALO ALTO, CA – Aug. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Armor Legal Counsel is pleased to announce that Erika Eichler, Adam Levy and Jay Parkhill have joined the firm in Of Counsel positions. Mr. Levy joins Armor Legal after having served as Senior Corporate Counsel for Siebel Systems, responsible for technology licensing from 2003 until 2006. Mr. Levy brings strong experience to Armor Legal in venture capital, corporate securities, technology licensing and employment law.

deverus Client Growth Index Shows an Increase to 47.67 Percent through Q2 2006

AUSTIN, TX – Aug. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — deverus clients continue to experience growth beyond industry expectations. In 2006 deverus introduced the deverus Client Growth Index which showed deverus clients had grown 41.63% in 2005. This growth has continued to increase over the first 2 quarters of 2006.

deverus has Partnered with On-Site Austin to Provide Better Technology Service to Their Clients

AUSTIN, TX – Aug. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — deverus has partnered with On-Site Austin, a computer solutions, technology service, and consulting company. On-Site will compliment deverus’ expertise, increase deverus’ capabilities, and deepens deverus’ commitment to the security, stability, and performance of deverus technology.

Management Dynamics Wins Multiple Awards in 2006

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Management Dynamics, a leading provider of global trade management solutions, today announced that it has been recognized as an industry leader in 2006 by several leading supply chain and logistics publications including Global Logistics & Supply Chain Strategies’ ‘Top 100 Supply Chain Partners,’ Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s ‘100,’ Inbound Logistics’ ‘Top 100 Logistics IT Providers,’ and Manufacturing Business Technology’s ‘Global 100.’

Century 21 Department Store Announces August 10th, 2006 Grand Opening of its Newest Designer Label Discount Megastore at Bergen Mall, Paramus, NJ

PARAMUS, NJ – Aug. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The wait is over. Bergen County, New Jersey residents will soon experience the magic of the legendary Century 21 Department Store with the opening of ‘New York’s Best Kept Secret’ at the Bergen Mall, on Thursday, August 10th, 2006. As the Bergen Mall embarks on an ambitious makeover, its main star, Century 21 Department Store, is ready to shine.

Numerica Corporation Hires Four New Personnel

FORT COLLINS, CO – July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scientific research, development, software, and consulting company, Numerica Corporation, has just announced the hiring of the following personnel: Eric H. Kuo as Research Scientist IV, Adam K. Shaver as Research Scientist II, Robert Scott Danford as Research Scientist II and Stacie Davis as Administrative Assistant III.

Syntec Technologies and RTM Merge to Form Syntec Optics

PAVILION, NY – July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Syntec Technologies, the largest independent manufacturer of custom polymer optics in North America, and its subsidiary, Rochester Tool and Mold (RTM), announce they have merged under the name Syntec Optics, a name clarifying their strong commitment to innovative optics.

Implementation Solutions Celebrates its Newest Office

NEW YORK, NY – July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Implementation Solutions LLC, a technology consulting firm that services global investment management customers, announced today that it has opened its seventh presence. This time in Sarasota, Florida.

Patented Steelcore Security Spa Straps Could Save Lives

ANAHEIM, CA – July 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kids and water can be a dangerous mix, and spas are a common cause of summer drowning events. Safety spa covers are required to have locks to protect children aged 0-5; because they are only for small children, spa cover manufacturers use small plastic buckles that lock with a small plastic key that are sewn to the spa cover. The plastic locking buckles are easily broken and standard webbing straps are easily cut. In contrast, Steelcore’s new, patented security spa straps available at steelcore.net/spa make spas childproof for any age and prevent any unwanted access by children or adults.

New Research Uncovers Male and Female Affluent Views on Money Matters

GREENSBORO, NC – July 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Oechsli Institute has completed its third in a series of independent research projects on affluent Americans with at least $100,000 to over one million dollars of investable assets.

The Active Network Acquires LeagueOne to Extend Reach in Youth Soccer Market

SAN DIEGO, CA – July 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Active Network, Inc., a provider of application services technology and marketing access to community service organizations and operator of the largest team and league sports community on the Web, has acquired Alamo, Calif.-based LeagueOne (www.LeagueOne.com), a leading registration and data management software provider to state soccer associations affiliated with the United States Youth Soccer Association (US Youth Soccer).

Telecommunications Private Line Market Begins Growing Again, says Insight Research Corporation

BOONTON, NJ – July 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After years of contraction, the market for private line services began growing again in 2006, signaling the start of a long anticipated recovery in this $36 billion telecommunications segment, says a market analysis study from Insight Research. Private lines are point-to-point circuits leased by enterprises from telecommunications carriers in order to link enterprise sites to each other and to the Internet.

Dana Harrison Selected as Chief Technology Officer for Near Future

DALLAS, TX – July 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Near Future, LLC, a Dallas based design and installation firm specializing in combining state-of-the-art technology with high-end style announced today the appointment of its new Chief Technology Officer, Mr. Dana Harrison.

deverus Partners with National Background Data to Offer their Clients the ‘deverus Instant Advantage’

AUSTIN, TX – July 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — deverus and National Background Data announce coming together to form the deverus Instant Advantage(TM), a program of instant database information and processes that will allow deverus clients the power, flexibility and focus to meet their customer’s needs and drive their bottom line profits. The deverus Instant Advantage(TM) brings together business expertise, technology capabilities, market leverage, a strategic focus, and a team of dedicated individuals to take instant search data and system functionality to the next level.

Authernative Granted Key Patent for User Authentication Technology

REDWOOD CITY, CA – July 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Authernative, Inc., the developer of innovative user authentication and identity management technologies, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted the company its patent for a user authentication method.

Glaucoma Specialist Joins Newburgh, NY Ophthalmology Practice

NEWBURGH, NY – July 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thien (Tim) Huynh, M.D. has joined Highland Ophthalmology Associates in Newburgh, NY where he will practice glaucoma as well as general ophthalmology.

New Lottery Pooling Ticket Gives Players More Chances to Win and Boosts States’ Revenues

PHOENIX, AZ – July 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A lottery-products company, Relationship Marketing Systems, LLC (RMS), located in Phoenix, believes they have the answer to every state’s sagging, online-lottery sales and lottery player disenchantment with the high odds against winning – it’s called PoolingPLUS(TM).

New England-Canada Business Council Announces 2006-2007 Board of Directors

BOSTON, MA – July 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The New England-Canada Business Council (NECBC) has elected the following individuals to the NECBC Board of Directors for 2006-2007: President and CEO, Leo Desjardins, President and CEO, Conservation Resource Solutions, Inc.

New Partnership, Bantam Electronics(SM) Assumes Operational Hardware Manufacturing for Acequia

AUSTIN, TX – July 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bantam Electronics, Inc. a leading provider of custom manufacturing solutions for OEMs, as well as end-to-end supply chain services, today announced its strategic partnership with Acequia, L.P. Acequia is a leading provider of irrigation water conservation solutions to local and nationally based commercial property owners.

Engineering Evaluation and Testing Completed – Follow-On Product Identified

SOLANA BEACH, CA – June 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Armor Electric Inc. (OTC BB: ARME) is pleased to announce that the engineering evaluation and testing phase of the electric propulsion system for the ‘Mexico City Three Wheel Taxi Cab’ project has been successfully completed. The Mexico City management group plans to conduct the final visual inspection, design buyoff, and final testing during the first week of July at the Las Vegas design and testing facility.

La Dolce Diva, Inc. Debuts with Italian-Inspired Luxury Bath and Body Collections

ATLANTA, GA – June 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — La Dolce Diva celebrates la dolce vita! Every day is a reason to celebrate with La Dolce Diva, a chic new collection of luxurious bath and body products, aromatic soy candles and elegant note cards inspired by the sweet life of Italy.

Market Acceptance of Grid Computing Continues As the Technology Enters Commercial Mainstream, says Insight Research

BOONTON, NJ – June 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Grid computing has penetrated well beyond the large research institutions that first developed the techniques required to virtualize computing resources and has entered the early adoption phase of mainstream commercial computing, says a new market research study released by the Insight Research Corporation.

Immersion Graphics is Selected as One of Top 50 System Integrators in the Industry by Systems Contractor News

COMMERCE, MI – June 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Immersion Graphics Inc., a leader in providing the Detroit automotive industry with advanced audio / visual solutions, continues to grow and has been recognized by Systems Contractor News (SCN) as one of the Top 50 Systems Integrators in the audio / visual industry.

New Way to Keep Faces Clean – Aicello Launches Cosmetic Film Strips

VANCOUVER, BC, Canada – June 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aicello announces the introduction of an innovative lifestyle accessory into North America, the first cosmetic quality facial soap newly launched in Asia by a leading cosmetic brand. Fusion Film soap leaves are convenient, stylish and pocketable cosmetic sheets that meet the demands of the modern lifestyle. Each sheet dissolves instantly in water into a soft, rich lather.

GIS Connectivity with VoiceGate’s Emergency e-Response, Canadian First

TORONTO, ON, Canada – June 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VoiceGate Corporation, a leader in Mass Message and Business Continuity Planning Notification Systems, is pleased to announce its partnership with ESRI Canada, a leading provider of geographic information systems (GIS) solutions. The partnership was announced at the World Conference on Disaster Management event earlier today.

Reaction Biology Corp. Awarded NIH SBIR Grant for Kinase Radioisotope Microarray Screening Development

MALVERN, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reaction Biology Corporation (RBC) today announced that it has been awarded an SBIR grant from the National Cancer Institute to create a new kinase profiling and high throughput screening method using radioisotopes and microarrays. The $940,000 grant will be used to migrate the current well-plate radioisotope methods onto RBC’s DiscoveryDot nanoliter screening platform.

Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation Receives $400,000 Grant to Support Gene Therapy Trials for Pancreatic Cancer

SAN MARINO, CA – June 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation announced today that the Company has been awarded a $400,000 grant by the Lazarex Cancer Foundation to expand and support ongoing cancer gene therapy clinical trials for advanced and metastatic pancreatic cancer.

Largest Sports Industry Start-Up Competition Selects HomeSwimmer’s Portable Stationary Swimming System as Finalist

SAN ANTONIO, TX – June 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HomeSwimmer, Ltd., a San Antonio-based company, is the creator of a new, portable stationary swimming system that has been selected to be a finalist in ISPO’s BrandNew Award of Germany.

Three Telecommunications Networks Now Thrive, But Only One to Survive, Says Insight Research

BOONTON, NJ – June 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The wireless, Internet and phone networks that presently comprise the global telecommunications infrastructure will generate nearly $1.2 trillion in revenue this year, but according to a new market analysis report from Insight Research, there is a very real possibility that by the close of 2011 one of the three networks may come to dominate the others and thereby change the telecommunications revenue picture completely.

Crescent Diagnostics Secures Venture Capital Financing Investment to Advance the Development of its Novel Bone Quality Test

LONDON, UK – June 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Crescent Diagnostics Ltd. (Crescent), a privately held company developing a new test for bone health, today announced the completion of a GBP 550,000 (Euros 800,000) funding round. Seroba BioVentures (Seroba), a Dublin-based specialist life science venture capital firm led the round in conjunction with a number of private investors.

American Freight Companies Announces New Office

CLEARWATER, FL – June 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matthew J. Brosious President and CEO of Avxa Inc announced today, that American Freight Companies / FreightCenter.com will be expanding its operation into a new and second office to be located in the Trinity area of Florida. The new office building will house offices for domestic and international freight logistics services.

TIC International’s Technology Services Division Has Officially Changed Its Name to Percento Technologies International

HOUSTON, TX – June 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Technology and Industry Consultants (TIC International) has announced that its Technology Services Division has changed its name to Percento Technologies International. With the new name, Percento Technologies International, will aid in identifying their already successful technology services as well as provide a new base and strategy for brand identification.