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Boston 2007 Americas Innovation Winner, New York Places 2nd – Both Top 5 Global, in Independent Report

BOSTON, Mass. – Apr. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Boston was named as the 2007 Americas Innovation Winner, in the Global Innovation Review 2007, an independent comparative report by the first Global Innovation Agency, 2thinknow(TM). New York, America’s 2nd place, scored equal with Boston as an inspiring city, and excels Boston in depth and breadth of creative industries.

CheapoAir.com Hires New CSO

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Apr. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CheapoAir.com, a top budget travel website dedicated to leveraging the latest technology to deliver cheap airline tickets, is proud to announce Werner Kunz as their new Chief Strategy Officer. CheapoAir’s ongoing commitment to providing best-of-breed airline services and travel solutions via the latest technologies is what attracted Mr. Kunz to the company.

A-Team Group Adds James E. Hartley, New VP of Research

LONDON, U.K. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A-Team Group, specialists in market research, strategic consulting and publishing in financial information technology, has hired James E. Hartley as Vice President of Research. In this role, Mr. Hartley is charged with developing research products on behalf of A-Team Group.

LuraTech Debuts Industry’s First Complete PDF/A Product Portfolio for Enterprise Content and Document Management at AIIM Conference and Expo

BOSTON, Mass. – Apr. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LuraTech, Inc., a leading provider of open, ISO-compliant JPEG2000 and PDF/A technology, launched new enterprise content and document management products at the AIIM Conference & Exposition, April 16-19, 2007. PDF/A (or PDF/Archive), enables organizations to archive documents electronically, with assurance of content preservation over an extended period of time.

Webcast to Help Companies Cope with Absenteeism, Attrition, and Reduced Productivity Associated with the Aging of the American Workforce

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Apr. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On April 24th at 1 PM (Eastern Time) LTC Financial Partners, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage, will sponsor a webcast titled ‘Helping Employees and Pre-Retirees: Managing Productivity and Finances.’

deverus, Inc. Announces ESS as their 2006 Client of the Year

AUSTIN, Texas – Apr. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — deverus today announced Employment Screening Services (ESS) as the Client of the Year for 2006. This high honor is announced annually and is based on growth, innovation, and industry leadership. ESS’s formula for success is simple: they leverage technology and focus on delivering the right screening products to HR, and then back it by great customer service.

Spare Some Change? Three Young Entrepreneurs Aim to Raise Capital for Business and Change the Country While Doing It

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Apr. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Three young entrepreneurs searching for capital for their startup business are taking a unique approach to fundraising; and they are calling on all Americans to help them out. What does America get in exchange? The opportunity to help write a book detailing what Americans want to see changed in America. Jason Timm, Nick Ewing, and Michael Brown have launched HelpWithChange.com.

The Magic of Ownership: Why Top Long Term Care Insurance Agents Are Flocking to LTC Financial Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Apr. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On March 15th LTC Financial Partners, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage, paid its owners over $1,000,000 in dividends. So? Consider who the owners are: the agents who place the business!

Delta Consulting and ReadSoft Ebydos Partner to Enhance Invoice Management Solution for SAP Users

CHADDS FORD, Pa. – Apr. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReadSoft Ebydos, the leading solution provider for automation of invoice processing in SAP environments, and Delta Consulting, a provider of solutions intended to optimize and extend the performance of SAP systems, have announced a solutions partnership agreement.

Cable TV Operators Targeting Small Business Phone Customers Means Phone Companies Lose $4 Billion Over Five Years, Says Insight Research Corp.

BOONTON, N.J. – Apr. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The top 20 cable operators are ramping up to grab a slice of the lucrative small business phone market, a move that could cost incumbent phone companies more than four billion dollars over the next five years, says a new market research report from Insight Research Corp.

AMCC Selects TeamF1’s Secure Gateway Solution with Comprehensive UTM Capabilities for Sequoia Evaluation Kit

FREMONT, Calif. – Apr. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc., a leader in embedded networking and security software, has signed an agreement with Applied Micro Circuits Corp. (NASDAQ: AMCC) to offer TeamF1’s Secure Gateway Solution software on AMCC’s Sequoia evaluation kit, which features the PowerPC(R) 440EPx embedded processor. AMCC is a leading vendor of embedded PowerPC processors and packet processors.

IRS Owes Businesses Over $10 Billion – New Website Helps Get it Back

WOODBRIDGE, Conn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The IRS, by court decree, owes American businesses over $10 Billion dollars (an equal amount is due to individuals). Refunds for Good Inc and Invoice Insight LLC, have created a free, online tool to help organizations, both for-profit and non-profit, get their money back in a timely manner.

Solution to Public Nausea Receives Inventor’s Award

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Mar. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Anxiety. Panic. Embarrassment. No more! Inventors Jodi and Jim Carr, of As We Grow LLC, both suffered from morning sickness. Jodi was getting sick from morning sickness, but they both suffered the consequences. They patented their solution to public nausea, a discreet durable bag with plastic disposable liners.

Gameshastra Expands Management Team Brings Bjorn Book Larsson as VP Game Development and CTO

HYDERABAD, India – Mar. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gameshastra, one of the world’s leading providers of Game Development Services, today announced the appointment of Bjorn Book Larsson as VP Game Development & CTO. In this role, Bjorn will oversee Gameshastra’s new game services initiatives and product development roadmap.

Desire2Learn and Respondus Collaborate to Increase Security in Online Assessment

REDMOND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Respondus Inc., a leading provider of assessment tools for learning management systems in higher education, and Desire2Learn Inc., a leading provider of mission-critical enterprise eLearning solutions today announced the integration of Respondus LockDown Browser with the Desire2Learn Learning Environment to offer increased security for online testing.

Elephant Ventures Expands Executive Team with New Hire

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Mar. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Elephant Ventures, a New York City based Digital Marketing and Strategic Services Company added a new member to its executive team in January – Senior Vice President of Business Development, Jannine Salo. Elephant Ventures is proud to welcome Ms. Salo, a dynamic professional who will help guide the Company’s continued growth.

Applied Business Software, Inc. and Ellie Mae(R) Announce Strategic Partnership

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Mar. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Applied Business Software Inc. (ABS), developer of The Mortgage Office(TM), the leading loan servicing software solution for the lending industry, and Ellie Mae Inc., an award-winning provider of innovative software and services for the mortgage industry, announced today that they have formed a strategic partnership to provide full product integration between The Mortgage Office(TM) and Encompass(R) mortgage automation system.

Social Network Technology and VoIP Provider YFonGlobal Raises Second Angel Round for a Total of $1.8 Million

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Mar. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — YFonGlobal, a leading-edge provider of turnkey social network marketing technology, reports raising its second angel round of funding for a total of $1.8 million with an opportunity to raise $2.1 million from one angel investor’s matching funds offer. YFonGlobal leaders say they plan to use these funds to expand sales and marketing of their wyndstorm(TM) social network software geared towards associations, political organizations and campaigns.

Village Technology’s Affordable SMRrTRAM People-Mover Design Receives U.S. Patent

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Mar. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Village Technology, an urban-solutions think-tank in Annapolis, Maryland, has been awarded a U.S. patent (7,082,879) – with a Canadian patent pending – for its unique SMRrTRAM People-Mover method that transforms affordable, zero-emission electric buses into high-convenience people-movers for congested urban corridors.

GAINSCO Auto Insurance Drives into New Mexico

DALLAS, Texas – Mar. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beginning today, New Mexico drivers will have access to high-quality, low-cost auto insurance from one of the nation’s fastest-growing insurance carriers, GAINSCO Auto Insurance (AMEX:GAN), which insures drivers across the Southern United States.

A&R Select Helps Artists Affected by Hurricane Katrina

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Mar. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A&R Select, the music industry’s benchmark in independent promotion and marketing, has recently extended a helping hand to many artists affected by the tragic events of Hurricane Katrina. A&R Select’s timely and heartfelt outreach is an important part of their vow to assist musical artists in underprivileged circumstances.

Content Protection Digital Rights Management Market Spending Exceeds $9 Billion Over Five Years, Says Insight Research Corp.

BOONTON, N.J. – Mar. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spending on digital rights management (DRM) software and hardware to protect entertainment, commercial software, and other information will exceed $9 billion dollars over the next five years, says a new market research report from Insight Research Corp. By the close of 2007, total worldwide spending on DRM will reach just over $1 billion.

New Imaging Software Tool Kit Delivers High-Res JPEG2000 Image Stores over the Internet – Without Plug-Ins

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Mar. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LuraTech, Inc., a leading provider of open, ISO-compliant JPEG2000 and PDF/A technology, announces their LuraWave JP2 Image Content Server (ICS), v1.04. LuraWave JP2 ICS is a new imaging software tool kit that enables the delivery of JPEG2000 images, document collections and their respective metadata through powerful, browser-based viewing applications without any plug-ins, Active X components or additional viewing software.

Patented Energy Saving System for Recovering Wasted Heat in Boiler Rooms

ST. JOHN, Ind. – Mar. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Applied Scientific Research Inc. is introducing a new energy saving system, based on the patents 4,759,195 and 5,878,588. The Wasted Thermal Energy Recovery System is designed to recover heat from boiler rooms, which are found all over the world. It is easy to see that The Wasted Thermal Energy Recovery System saves both money and tremendous energy.

Authernative Granted U.S. Patent for User Authentication Method and Interface

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – Mar. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Authernative, Inc., the developer of innovative user authentication and identity management technologies, announced today that the US Patent & Trademark Office has granted the company its patent for a user authentication method and interface.

Russ Cooper Joins Interim Healthcare Inc. as New President and CEO

SUNRISE, Fla. – Mar. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Board of Directors of Interim HealthCare Inc. announces the appointment of Russ Cooper as President and CEO. Mr. Cooper brings more than 25 years of franchising experience and will lead Interim HealthCare’s national network of 300 offices while launching aggressive franchise development.

Saving the World from Bad Music, Golosio Publishing is Formed for Songs, Soundtracks and Commercials

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Mar. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Electronic artist The G-Man and country keyboard player Doug Colosio announce the formation of Golosio Publishing, a music licensing company which will supply songs for film, TV, games and commercials.

Little Scoops to Exhibit at the National Franchise and Business Opportunities Show March 17-18, 2007

(c) Send2PressNANUET, N.Y. – Mar. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Little Scoops, the retro 50’s themed children’s birthday party franchise, will be exhibiting for the first time at the National Franchise & Business Opportunities trade show at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, New Jersey, it was announced today by Michelle Violetto and Tanya Ehrlich, co-founders of LS Franchise Corp., the parent company for Little Scoops franchise sales.

John Casper Named President and Chief Operating Officer of Van Gilder

(c) Send2Press.comDENVER, Colo. – Mar. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — John A. Casper has been named president and chief operating officer of Van Gilder Insurance Corporation, the largest privately owned insurance brokerage firm based in Denver. ‘John is joining us during what is, perhaps, the most exciting time in our firm’s 102-year history,’ said Michael Van Gilder, chief executive officer of the company.

Veteran Venture Capital Manager Joins Forces with Microsoft Executive: Dr. Fred Haney Named to ElectionMall Board of Directors

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Mar. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Fred Haney, a venture capital veteran with a reputation for success joined forces today with ElectionMall Technologies, Inc., a nonpartisan worldwide provider of campaign technology solutions. Fred was the founder of 3i Ventures California in the 1980s, a highly successful venture fund and later was a founding member of the Tech Coast Angels, the largest group of angel investors in the country.

Intellikey Labs Releases Ultimate DVD Testing Matrix and AMP

GLENDALE, Calif. – Mar. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intellikey Labs, a recognized leader in optical disc quality assurance content testing, announced today the launch of Intellikey DVD Testing Matrix 6.0. This latest matrix enables Intellikey to provide the most definitive AMP(SM) rating system available for DVD testing on domestic players. Matrix 6.0 is the most representative DVD testing matrix ever released.

Suntell Partners with CCMC to Enable Connectivity to Loan Servicing Systems

TOPEKA, Kan. – Mar. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Suntell, the provider of the award winning Synergy loan origination system, has announced that it has partnered with CCMC, a leading provider of financial services industry platform interfaces, to deliver time-saving and error-reducing interface solutions to Suntell clients.

MyHearPod Introduces Amazing New Line of 32-Channel Hearing Aids

CORNELIUS, N.C. – Mar. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HearPod Hearing Aids president Randy Wohlers, BC-HIS, announced today the introduction of a new line of 32-channel hearing aids. Each of the new products matches the company’s current line of aids manufactured with four channels.

HireSuite to Appear on Alexander Haig’s 21st Century Business TV Series – Featured on Bravo and CNBC Networks

HOUSTON, Texas – Feb. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intelli-Source, LLC announces the appearance of HireSuite on ’21st Century Business’ hosted by General Alexander Haig. In an ever shrinking labor market, competition is heating up among organizations looking to hire the best talent. HireSuite is regulating the rising temperature by offering a complete line of HR solutions and exceeding all expectations.

CCMC Partners with Peak Performance Resources to Provide Consulting Services

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. – Feb. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CCMC, the premier provider of interface software for loan origination systems, has announced that it has partnered with Peak Performance Resources, a leading provider of mortgage industry consulting services, to deliver performance improving consulting services to CCMC clients.

Top Large-Law-Firm Expert Joins Library Associates Companies

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Feb. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Library Associates Companies (LAC) announced today that Sarah Clark Kavanagh is joining the firm as Vice President, Strategic Consulting. While based in San Francisco, Ms. Kavanagh will be responsible for serving and working with LAC on national accounts and consulting projects.

Business Sale Expert Teaches Business Owners How to Get Better Broker Service and Make More Money

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Business owners trying to sell their business are often intimidated by high commission rates. A free seminar that focuses on strategies for selling a business will be hosted by T7 Inc. Mergers and Acquisitions on Friday, March 9th, 2007 at 1:00 p.m.; it will take place in the Albuquerque metro area and is open to all business owners regardless of industry, size, or location.

National Property Tax Consulting Firm Appoints Former Wal-Mart Tax Manager

ST. CHARLES, Ill. – Feb. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chicago-based property tax consulting firm Advantax(R) Group announced today the appointment of Sam Kinslow as National Director of Real Property Consulting Services. Mr. Kinslow has 13 years of experience in the fields of property valuation, consulting, and tax assessment.

ProSoft Technology Group and CyberWorld Solutions Merger Announcement

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. – Feb. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ProSoft Technology Group (Downers Grove, IL) and CyberWorld Solutions (Naperville, IL) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement, under which the companies will be combined as ProSoft Cyberworld Group.

Images in Chocolate Ups the Ante with Custom Chocolate Poker Chips

HOUSTON, Texas – Feb. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Specialty chocolatier, Images in Chocolate, today announced the first custom imprinted chocolate poker chip available in the U.S. marketplace. For the first time, casinos, hotels, and Las Vegas trade show exhibitors among others, can increase their corporate brand awareness using these 1-1/2-inch diameter, 100-percent Belgian chocolate promotional items.