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Page 131 of Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Unison(TM) SoC Open Source RTOS Targets Microchip Technology’s 32-bit PIC32(R) Microcontrollers

NUREMBERG, Germany, Feb. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RoweBots Research Inc., a Waterloo supplier of software tools and embedded system consulting, today announced the launch of Unison(TM) Version 4 for the 32 bit PIC32(R) micro-controller (MCU) family from Microchip Technology (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading supplier of micro-controllers and analog semiconductors.

Shopping Locally to Help Women Globally

AKRON, Pa., Feb. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Every year on March 8, millions gather in rallies and parades around the world to honor the achievements of women on International Women’s Day, an occasion relatively unknown in the United States. Fair trade retailer Ten Thousand Villages will join forces with a national domestic violence prevention organization to celebrate the event in March.

Stephen King Joins LocaModa via Facebook, Monster and Dotomi

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Feb. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LocaModa Inc., a leading out-of-home social platform provider, announced today that Stephen W. King has joined the company as Vice President of Sales. Mr. King has over 10 years of experience selling interactive advertising and social media at Dotomi, Monster and Facebook.

ONEsite, Inc. acquires Social Platform LLC

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. and LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Feb. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ONEsite Inc., the leading provider of enterprise community and social networking software, announced today the completion of its acquisition of Social Platform LLC, well recognized as a key player in the custom white label social networking software space.

Petrobras World’s Most Sustainable Oil/Gas Company 2008

MADRID, Spain – Feb. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Petrobras is the world’s most sustainable oil/gas company according to the 5th annual oil/gas ranking by the sustainability research and rating firm Management & Excellence (M&E, Madrid & Sao Paulo). The M&E ranking, marketed with Oil&Gas Journal Online, measures oil/gas companies’ compliance with 387 accepted international standards in sustainability.

Greater Boston HR Company Faces Pandemic Potential Head-On, Tests Crisis Plan During Storm

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. – Feb. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s the worst-case scenario: a dangerous outbreak, a devastating man- or nature-driven disaster. KGA Inc., a Greater Boston human resources consulting firm, appreciates the potential for a crisis to affect not only its clients, but also its own internal operations. On January 14, 2008, KGA Inc. tested a plan to ensure the company remains operational in the event a pandemic or catastrophe prevents employees from accessing its Framingham, Mass., headquarters.

John P. Casciano Joins OMNIPLEX as President of its Wholly-Owned Subsidiary, OMNISEC International Investigations, Inc.

CHANTILLY, Va. – Feb. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OMNISEC International Investigations, Inc., the trusted leader in personal security investigations services, today announced that Major General (USAF Retired) John Casciano has joined the company as President of its wholly owned subsidiary, OMNISEC International Investigations, Inc. General Casciano will be a member of the OMNIPLEX World Services Corporation Executive Team and lead the day-to-day operations of OMNISEC.

Corporate Phone Bill Will Hit $133 Billion in 2008, Says Insight Research

BOONTON, N.J. – Feb. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spending by businesses on wired and cellular calling will hit $133 billion by the close of 2008, says a new market research report from Insight Research. The study predicts that cellular calling will account for nearly 39 percent of the corporate phone bill for telecommunication services in 2008, and is the fastest growing expense area.

Telovations and Tech Data U.S. Partner to Deliver Managed Voice Services

TAMPA, Fla. – Feb. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Telovations Inc. and Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq GS: TECD) today announced a strategic partnership designed to extend Telovations’ Managed Voice Services to select Tech Data resellers in 16 U.S. markets. Tech Data will offer its resellers the ability to promote Telovations’ Managed Voice Services to their customer base.

CorEdge Networks Introduces Cavium Networks’ OCTEON Option for its CEN-RL20(TM) 20Gbps AMC

BARCELONA, Spain – Feb. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At the Mobile World Congress show, CorEdge Networks Inc., the industry’s leading developer of essential building blocks for MicroTCA solutions, introduces a Cavium Networks’ OCTEON(TM) Multicore MIPS64 processor powered daughter card option for its CEN-RL20TM 20Gbps AdvancedMC (AMC) line card.

NASCAR Driver-Network Broadcaster Wally Dallenbach Jr. Joins KDHD.TV as Automotive Expert

VISTA, Calif. – Feb. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NASCAR racing legend Wally Dallenbach Jr, motor sports broadcaster for NBC, ABC, TNT and USA Network, joins KDHD-TV, LLC’s team of broadcasters providing live content to national and local news programs around the country. Dallenbach rounds out the roster of broadcast savvy experts covering the dynamic tech, gaming, travel and toy industries for the satellite tour/broadcast news content provider.

Easy Report Design, Modification, and Generation: RenderX Brings Together XML, Microsoft Word 2003/2007, Web, and Oracle Database 9i/10g

PALO ALTO, Calif. – Feb. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RenderX, a market leader in ‘XML to PDF’ and ‘XML to PostScript’ technology, officially released the Beta versions of two new software products – DataStyler and XML Report Generator (XMLRG). DataStyler is an application for quick creation of templates for variable data embedding. Microsoft Word 2003/2007 is used as the environment for template layout design. Special XML tags indicate data merge points in report templates.

Cengea Solutions Inc. acquires Inform Network for Systems Management Limited

VANCOUVER, B.C. Canada – Feb. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cengea Solutions Inc. announces today that it has acquired the assets of Inform Network for Systems Management Limited. Cengea and Inform have been the two dominant suppliers of spatially enabled information systems to the forest products industry in Canada and have had growing success in providing systems to the forest products industry in the United States.

New Copper Bonding Products for Telecommunications Will Grow Carrier Ethernet and Wireless Backhaul Markets Worldwide, Says Insight Research Corporation

BOONTON, N.J. – Feb. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new class of hardware product that bonds together multiple slower-speed copper circuits into a high-speed link promises to extend the worldwide market penetration of carrier Ethernet services as well as lower backhaul costs for wireless and DSL services, says a market analysis study from Insight Research. On a worldwide basis, carriers’ revenue from the three applications of the new copper bonding technology will sharply increase over the next five years.

Meteorologist and Mom Susanne Horgan Returns to NewsChannel 5

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Feb. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Meteorologist Susanne Horgan returns to NewsChannel 5’s Good Morning Cleveland on Wednesday, February 6th. Following the birth of her first child Thomas in December, Susanne spent her maternity leave learning the ropes of motherhood away from the Power of 5 weather center.

SecuGen Fingerprint Technology Now Supported on WCC’s Multi-Modal Fusion Platform

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Feb. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation, a world leading fingerprint technology company, today announced its collaboration with WCC Smart Search & Match, a leading provider of high-performance search and match software. ‘Our partnership with SecuGen brings together two key technologies to deliver on the promise of multi-modal fusion,’ said Peter Went, CEO of WCC.

Backbone Announces Partnership with ADF Solutions, Inc.

FAIRMONT, W.V. – Feb. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Backbone Security, the industry leader in advanced digital steganalysis tools, is pleased to announce their partnership with ADF Solutions to provide a steganography SearchPak(R) for use with ADF’s revolutionary digital forensic triage tools. These tools are currently deployed at law enforcement agencies, government organizations, and commercial corporations worldwide.

Global Quarters Launches World’s First Fractional Ownership Brokerage

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Jan. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global Quarters, Inc. has announced its formation as the world’s first fractional ownership brokerage, addressing changing trends in the international real estate marketplace. ‘Three things are changing where and how Americans buy real estate: retiring baby boomers, inherited wealth and technology,’ says Global Quarters’ founder and veteran real estate broker Paula Gold-Nocella.

Ballantine Corporation Releases Direct Mail Format Report

WAYNE, N.J. – Jan. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Ballantine Corporation, a full-service direct mail production company, announces the release of their 2008 Direct Mail Format Report. With the recent postage increase, deciding on effective direct mail formats is financially important to a company’s well being.

Protecting Productivity at the Worksite in Challenging Times

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Jan. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In uncertain times, older, experienced employees are the ones companies want to keep. But these seasoned people may leave of their own accord. Or they may start taking time off. Why? ‘A large percentage have aging parents who break a hip or develop dementia, suddenly needing constant attention,’ says Mario Sestito, Director of Business Development for LTC Financial Partners.

For Second Year in a Row, Kitchen Design Firm Arclinea Boston Named #1 by Local Citysearch Users

BOSTON, Mass. – Jan. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arclinea Boston, the area’s premier contemporary custom kitchen design firm, has been voted best in the ‘Home Decor’ category by visitors to Citysearch.com’s Boston website for the second year in a row. Arclinea Boston is the flagship U.S. showroom for the Italian manufacturer of exceptionally functional contemporary kitchens.

SolarReserve Announces Hiring of Distinguished Solarthermal Power Technology Expert

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Jan. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SolarReserve, the Los Angeles-based solar thermal power company that has licensed an innovative energy storage technology for on-demand utility-scale solar power, today announced the appointment of William R. Gould, Jr. to serve as Chief Technical Officer.

Travelong Receives Award from Delta Airlines

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. – Jan. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Delta Airlines presented its yearly sales award to Travelong.com in recognition for its Outstanding Performance in 2007. A spokesperson from Delta noted that the award is rarely granted and Travelong is one of only seven companies this year to receive this notable achievement.

Biometric Signature ID Announces Teaming Agreement with Zolon Tech for U.S. Dept of State

DALLAS, Texas – Jan. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Biometric Signature ID (BSI) CEO Jeff Maynard announces it has signed a teaming agreement to become a member of a team led by Zolon Tech, Inc. of Sterling, Virginia that was recently awarded a prime contract for the U.S. Department of State’s Hybrid Information Technology Support Services (HITSS) program. Through the HITSS contract, this team will support the State Department’s mission at headquarters and field offices throughout the United States and internationally.

LOGICARE Selects M2SYS Biometric Fingerprint Software to Ensure Patient Privacy and Protect Confidential Information

ATLANTA, Ga. – Jan. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M2SYS Technology, an award-winning biometric fingerprint technology firm, announced today that LOGICARE Corporation has enhanced its OnRecord(TM) healthcare solution for emergency departments and patient educators by integrating M2SYS’ Bio-Plugin(TM) fingerprint software. The biometric module is now available to LOGICARE’s growing customer base for OnRecord(TM) solutions throughout the United States.

LogicEase Receives Notice of Allowance in the U.S. for Automated Loan Compliance Patent

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Jan. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LogicEase Solutions Inc., provider of the mortgage industry’s leading suite of risk management solutions – ComplianceEase(R), announced today it has received a Notice of Allowance for a patent on its automated compliance system from the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The allowed patent, ‘System and Method For Automated Compliance With Loan Legislation’ primarily encompasses the ComplianceAnalyzer(R) automated compliance system.

SolarReserve Announces Appointment of Top Power Plant Development Expert

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Jan. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SolarReserve, the Los Angeles-based solar thermal company that has recently commercialized an innovative heat storage technology that provides utility-scale solar power on demand, today announced that Kevin Smith has been hired to serve as Chief Operating Officer and Head of Development.

LifeSpan Whole Body Vibration Plate Rated Best Vibration Exercise Machine by Health

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Jan. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Health Magazine says the LifeSpan VP1000 Whole Body Vibration Plate gives ‘…the best workout for the better price.’ The PCE Fitness LifeSpan VP1000 Vibration Plate was the clear favorite in a review of vibration trainers in Health’s Jan/Feb 2008 issue. ‘With three-way vibration and handles, the LifeSpan VP1000 delivered.’

Implementation Solutions Celebrates its Newest Office

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Jan. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Implementation Solutions LLC, a technology consulting firm that services global investment management customers, announced today that it has formulated a subsidiary organization in Australia named Implementation Solutions PTY LTD. Simultaneously it also announced the opening of its seventh office, this time on Kent Street in Sydney, Australia.

Insurance Professional Trades in Ties for T-shirts and Creates Positive Messages

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Jan. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After 39 years of working as an insurance professional, Bob Johnson of the Bob Johnson Project, decided it was time for a change. Upon retiring, he traded in his ties for t-shirts and has worked with a designer to create a t-shirt line with a positive message.

deverus, Inc. Presents the Background Screening Industry with an Indispensable I-9 Data Verification Automation

AUSTIN, Texas – Jan. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — deverus, the leader in background screening technology, has recently released one of the latest must-haves in the industry, I-9 verification automation. For those companies that want to stay in compliance with ever-changing laws and regulations, I-9 data verification automation is essential.

NoblePeak Vision Hires New CEO for Next Phase of Business Development

WAKEFIELD, Mass. – Jan. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NoblePeak Vision announced today that Mike Decelle has joined the company as President and Chief Executive Officer. Decelle takes the reins from co-founder Cliff King, bringing 25 years of experience to NoblePeak with demonstrated leadership capabilities and success in both startup and large public companies.

Local Jewelry Manufacturer Recognized for being Environmentally Conscious

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Jan. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Relios Jewelry, a company nationally recognized for its customer focus, merchandising teamwork, innovation, and operational excellence, now has more accolades to boast – this time in the arena of ‘Good Environmental Practices.’ The Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Department’s Pollution Prevention Staff has awarded America’s largest manufacturer of authentic American-made jewelry with not one but two prestigious honors.

Telecom IT Spending to Exceed $46 Billion in 2008, says Insight Research Corp.

BOONTON, N.J. – Jan. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The global market for operations support systems (OSS) – the computing and software IT infrastructure that performs engineering, provisioning, and management functions in telecommunications networks – will exceed $46 billion in 2008, explains a new report by Insight Research. Telecommunications industry spending for OSSes is expected to lag only slightly the forecasted growth in service revenue over the next five years, indicating that the industry is fully expecting sustainable growth in the years ahead.

Bathroom by Charlie Allen Restorations Named Best of 2007 by Boston Globe Magazine

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Jan. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A master bathroom designed and built by Charlie Allen Restorations for an 1853 Greek Revival home in Cambridge has been named ‘Bathroom of the Year’ in Boston Globe Magazine’s ‘Dream Home 2007’ competition. The new bathroom was praised for its imaginative use of space and light, and a classically styled yet high tech design.

Introducing gus(TM) – Fine Leather Fashion Accessories for Today’s Modern Man

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Jan. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — gus is pleased to introduce their premier line of higher end leather wallets and accessories designed exclusively for men and featuring beautifully hand-sewn craftsmanship as well as their unique ‘splitshot perforation’ styling. The introductory line includes a men’s passport folio, wallets, small and sleek card cases, and a brushed stainless steel money clip.

deverus, Inc. Partners with eScreen Inc. to Offer First and Only Instrumented Instant Drug Testing Device to Clients

AUSTIN, Texas – Jan. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — deverus, Inc., the leader in background screening technology, recently announced a partnership with eScreen Inc., a company known for its innovative drug screening technology. After comparing different providers, deverus found that no one could match the selection and quality of products that eScreen had to offer. Through eScreen, deverus will now provide clients with technology that creates a web-based system that delivers faster drug test results and paperless transactions.

Relios Jewelry Debuts Retail Kiosk in Major Southwestern Hub

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Jan. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Relios Jewelry, America’s largest manufacturer of natural lifestyle designer jewelry is celebrating the grand opening of a brand new kiosk in Phoenix’s Sky Harbor Airport. Just in time for the holidays – travelers will have the opportunity to color their personal style with a Southwest Spirit original from the new kiosk located in Terminal 4.

Thomas Mangelsen Captures Nature Category 2007 American Photo Magazine Image of the Year

JACKSON, Wyo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thomas D. Mangelsen of Thomas D. Mangelsen, Inc. is no stranger to photographic accolades; he now has the honor of adding American Photo Magazine’s Image of the Year Award for their nature category to his list. The award-winning photo captures images of King Penguins in the bright morning sunshine, shaking off after a cold dip in the sea on South Georgia Island in the southern Atlantic Ocean.

Boating Industry Magazine Updates 2007 Top 100 and Leadership Alliance

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Jan. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Under the gray skies of today’s troubled economy, it’s critical now more than ever that boating consumers find reliable, reputable dealers with the staying power to guide them through a lifetime of boating journeys. These consumers now have a trusted source they can turn to, thanks to Boating Industry magazine’s third annual Top 100 Dealers.