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QED Connect Introduces MSP / ISP / Telco Program

NASHUA, N.H., April 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — QED Connect, Inc., (OTC: QEDN / QEDN.pk), an innovative software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider for the information security market, today announced their new program which is designed to increase Average Revenue Per User (ARPU) for its channel partners. ARPU is a key measuring tool frequently used by MSP’s, ISP’s and Telco’s to assess the average revenue that each subscriber generates. QED’s subscription-based model will help position the company as a leading security application provider.

MonetaSuite Debuts at ABA TECHSHOW 2009

CHICAGO, Ill., April 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bottom Line Time today announced the launch of MonetaSuite at the ABA TECHSHOW(R) 2009. MonetaSuite is the Company’s flagship software product family that intuitively and seamlessly track, tag and report the time high-value workers spend in email and other productivity applications. The applications work in the background, tracking tasks and allowing the user to work without interruption.

James Allen Releases ‘Perfectly-Set’ Preset Engagement Rings

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Online jewelry retailer JamesAllen.com is making buying diamond engagement rings even easier with the exciting launch of their exclusive one-step Perfectly Set(TM) engagement rings. With this innovative process – unique to James Allen – a shopper can select an engagement ring that is pre-set with a beautiful diamond. If the shopper wishes to upgrade the diamond pre-selected for the ring, he can then choose from six diamonds especially chosen by James Allen’s diamond experts.

GerrityStone Announces Management Team Promotions

WOBURN, Mass., March 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tracy Streckenbach, CEO of GerrityStone, New England’s premier interior and exterior custom stonework specialist, is pleased to announce two key promotions to their management team: Dawn Carroll, marketing director, architectural division and Adam Graber, director of new business development.

New Easeus Partition Master Server Edition Now Converts a File System from FAT to NTFS

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the leading disk management software provider, EASEUS announces its updated version of EASEUS Partition Master 3.5 Server Edition. This new edition is released with two new features: convert File System from FAT to NTFS and explore FAT/NTFS partition. The updated EASEUS Partition Master 3.5 Server Edition allows users to resize, move, copy, convert, explore, create and delete partitions under Windows Server 2000/2003/2008 and Non-Server 2000/XP/Vista 32 and 64 bit systems.

Record Label Veteran David Kronemyer Joins Music Industry Newswire as Contributing Editor

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Online-based recording industry publication adds noted music promoter and former record label VP, David Kronemyer to its editorial staff. Kronemyer will contribute expertise on issues related to the business of artist management, music and independent film, as well as a regular column on ‘Deconstructing Pop Culture.’ Music Industry Newswire(TM) is a unit of Neotrope(R) Entertainment, established in California in 1983.

Inventek Releases a SiRFstarIII(TM) 20 Channel OEM GPS Module with a True 5 Hz Update Rate

WESTFORD, Mass., March 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inventek Systems, the leading manufacturer of low cost, highly accurate OEM GPS modules, has developed a dual UART GPS with SiRF binary outputting position, velocity and time at 5 times per second without interpolation. Offering real time GPS updates, this compact 18 mm x 18 mm GPS module is ideal for high-velocity, high acceleration applications and is based on the SiRFstarIII(TM) architecture.

Museum of Robots Introduces Innovative New Products for The Home

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New products from Museum of Robots introduced at the International Home + Housewares Show 2009 have been selected as ‘Cool Products for the Home’ by BusinessWeek. Recognized as among the most innovative product introductions are the Recycled PET Felt Collection and Flying Saucer Bowl Set.

TeamF1 Software Drives Industry-Leading NETGEAR Wireless Security Routers

FREMONT, Calif., March 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software, today announced that it had expanded its partnership with NETGEAR (NASDAQ: NTGR), a global provider of technologically advanced, branded networking products for business and home users, to bring to market a highly integrated SMB wireless VPN Firewall. NETGEAR’s recently released SRXN3205 ProSafe Wireless-N VPN Firewall joins a successful family of business security VPN Firewalls enabled by this partnership.

Jimmy Jazz Announces First Store Opening in Indiana Market; New Location Based in Lafayette Mall in the City of Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., March 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jimmy Jazz, the leading urban fashion retailer in the eastern United States, will be opening its first store in the state of Indiana on April 3 in the Lafayette Square Mall, located in the capital of Indianapolis.

Myth vs Fact: Censor Bias? New Research Covers Culturally Misrepresented Groups: Gypsies, Jews, Indians, Mestizos, Arabs, Women

AUSTIN, Texas, March 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eagle Feather Research Institute (eaglefeather.org) provides current research of different cultural groups that have been misrepresented via distorted or biased cultural histories due to political, racial or religious reasons. The goal is to present factual cultural data that is not political; it purports to go beyond superficial layers of information and question the validity of sources.

Gen-9 Announces Release of ‘StratoVista – Google Edition V1.0’

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gen-9, Inc. announced today the release of StratoVista – Google Edition v1.0. StratoVista is a powerful, Internet centric, personal information management (PIM) application. It provides users with unique capabilities, including the ability to use Web based services in lieu of the functions provided by an enterprise email client/server solution such Microsoft Outlook/Exchange Server.

House to Home Moving Managers Makes Moving Simple and Stress Free

PHOENIX, Ariz., March 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Moving is never a pleasant task, but for seniors and people who may be making radical changes in their lifestyle, the stress can be overwhelming. That’s why House to Home Services, LLC announces a one-stop-shopping service for people on the move. According to the Employee Relocation Council, moving is the third most stressful event in life, following death and divorce. So, why not choose a company that will be by your side every step of the way? House to Home Services is the key to a successful move.

EMK Placental Appoints Beauty Beverly Hills for Exclusive Distributorship

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Regal International, Inc., doing business as Beauty Beverly Hills has been appointed by EMK Products, LLC to be the exclusive distributor of the EMK PLACENTAL(R) Skin Care Product line. Under the agreement, Beauty Beverly Hills will be allotted exclusive worldwide distributorship for the development and management of internet affiliates, marketing and sales.

Toyota Honors JIT Toyota-Lift with Silver Circle Award

BUFFALO, N.Y., March 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) recently awarded JIT Toyota-Lift the Silver Circle Award for its performance in 2008. JIT Toyota-Lift is one of 10 elite recipients of this distinguished award and was selected from TMHU’s nationwide network of 68 dealers and 189 dealership locations.

Aicello Acquisition of Tohcello PVA Film Business Group

VANCOUVER, BC, Canada, March 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aicello announced today an agreement to acquire Tohcello Company’s polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) film product line and assets. The move is part of Aicello’s strategy to expand PVA film business as a core product offering, by increasing production capacity and leveraging the assets and technology included in the acquisition. The sale will be completed on April 1, 2009.

Virtual Law Partners Welcomes New Partners Brett Healy, Daniel Meyers, Gregory Kim, Sharon Webb and Dianna DeVore

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Virtual Law Partners LLP (VLP) has announced that Brett Healy, Daniel Meyers, Gregory Kim, M. Sharon Webb and Dianna DeVore have joined the firm as partners. ‘We are thrilled that VLP continues to attract experienced lawyers with superb qualifications,’ said Craig Johnson, VLP’s CEO. ‘Their talent and backgrounds speak for themselves.’

Trees With Meaning Wins USDA Approval for First U.S. Release of Authentic Olive Trees from The Holy Land

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, March 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With a hard-earned U.S. Department of Agriculture signoff now in hand, Trees With Meaning Inc. becomes one of the first companies in the U.S. approved to bring living olive trees from Israel to the North American market. For owners-and brothers-Bruno and Jerome Schneider, building the company was an intricate business challenge requiring four years of negotiations, planning and inspired persistence.

‘All Day Cafe’ Represents Multi-Flow’s Introduction to the Coffee Bag-in-the-Box Category

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., March 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Multi-Flow Industries, a manufacturer of fountain-dispensed beverages, announced the launch of ‘All Day Cafe,’ a shelf-stable, liquid roast Hot Coffee Bag-in-the-Box brand. ‘We’re incredibly excited about competing in the hot beverage category,’ said Mark Stephens, CEO of Multi-Flow.

America’s First Standalone Loyalty System Brings Optimism to Local Retailers and Restaurants in Challenging Times

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., March 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Business Builder Alliance, Inc. (BBA), an innovative consumer marketing company with a focus on local business, announced today the launch of the Red Carpet Alliance(TM) system in a joint venture with 7G Companies Inc. The system enables local stores and neighborhood restaurants to significantly improve their ability to acquire and retain loyal customers.

No Bailout Needed: Long Term Care Insurance Leader Declares Dividend, Plans Strong 2009 Growth

KIRKLAND, Wash., March 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a development that should draw smiles from President Obama, this month LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance agencies, will pay its shareholders $1,228,820 in dividends, an increase of 10-percent per share over last year. ‘We can do it because business is great,’ says Cameron Truesdell, CEO. ‘Year to date, sales are up 25-percent over the same period last year, and we’re bullish on the rest of 2009.’

Jocelyn Frederick Joins Tsoi/Kobus and Associates as Principal

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tsoi/Kobus & Associates (TK&A) is pleased to announce that Jocelyn Frederick, AIA, ACHA, OAA, LEED AP has joined the firm as a Principal. In her new role, Frederick will lead TK&A’s core national healthcare practice and enhance and extend its capabilities in planning and design for academic medical centers.

South Pole Carbon Asset Management Ltd. Secures Investment from BP Alternative Energy Plc

ZURICH, Switzerland, March 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BP Alternative Energy Plc has taken a minority interest in South Pole Carbon Asset Management Ltd., a leading developer of high-quality greenhouse gas emission reduction projects. Since its inception in 2006, South Pole has been profitable and has financed its growth out of the cash flow generated from carbon asset development and related advisory services.

U.S. Demand for Authentic European Absinthe Obsello Triggers Rush on Spanish Absinthe

NEW ORLEANS, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Esmeralda Liquors today released new facts about the recent surge in demand for real, natural Obsello absinthe in the U.S.; based on inside sales, production and distribution figures. Based on skyrocketing increase, the makers of Obsello – Esmeralda Distillery – is rushing pallets of Obsello to the U.S. by air in order to replenish rapidly depleting stock.

Affordable low vision Digital Magnifying Aids for Either Television or Computer are Introduced

SPOKANE, Wash., March 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Colligo celebrates 10 years as a leader in assistive technology with new magnification aids and lower prices on its complete product line. Colligo’s low vision magnifier for television, ezRead 200: Similar to a computer mouse, the ezRead 200 is placed directly on top of a book, newspaper or reading material to display the magnified image in full color right on a television screen. Built in LED lighting enhances the reading experience. Magnification is at a level of the higher cost CCTVs.

ORCS Web Technology Director Nominated for 2009 Southeast Executive of the Year

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scott Forsyth, Director of Technology for ORCS Web, has been nominated by the Executive Alliance for the Information Security Executive (ISE) of the Year Southeast 2009 award. The award, which recognizes information security executives and project teams for outstanding achievement in risk management, data asset protection, compliance, privacy, and network security, is one of the most widely recognized awards for IT security executives.

New Blog Network Helps Readers Enjoy Their City’s Attractions, Concerts, and Restaurants ‘On The Cheap’

ATLANTA, Ga., March 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Motivated by the current coupon-clipping climate, writers across the U.S. and Canada have pulled together to help friends and neighbors get out and about on the cheap. Cities on the Cheap is the hub for a rapidly growing network of ‘On the Cheap’ blogs. Each blog, which is independently owned and operated, highlights city-specific freebies, discounts and deals.

GlassesUSA Receives Medal from BizRate for Selling Eyeglasses

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the American economy rebuilds itself, consumers are more frugal with their money. They are hitting the internet to look for deals and also to find customer-to-customer ratings of various stores including e-commerce sites. GlassesUSA.com, an e-commerce optical store now based in Brooklyn, New York, is the latest company to receive BizRate’s customer certified medal rating.

Hispanics and Other Ethnic Markets Will Spend $56 Billion on Telecommunications, says Insight Research Corp.

BOONTON, N.J., March 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In 2009, U.S. ethnic communities will spend $56.6 billion on telecom services, accounting for nearly one-third of all residential telecom expenditures, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation. The largest minority group, Hispanics, representing 15.7 percent of the total U.S. population, will spend the most. The ability to tap into the increased spending power of the Hispanic-American will be crucial to the survival of telecom providers over the next five years.

Industry Leaders Applaud Formation of Long Term Care Insurance Guild

KIRKLAND, Wash., March 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the need for long term care insurance grows, agents and allied professionals face the challenge of reaching prospective clients efficiently and with a high level of professionalism. And the public faces the challenge of finding qualified agents in their geographic area. A new organization will aid the pros as well as the public: the Long Term Care Insurance Guild, or LTC Guild for short.

Apology from EASEUS to the Public for Online Giveaway Failure on Feb. 27, 2009 from Hosting Crash

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EASEUS, a leading hard disk management solution provider, today announced a public apology for the online EASEUS Partition Master Professional Edition giveaway failure on Feb. 27, 2009 due to a hosting crash. Last Friday, EASEUS established a free giveaway in cooperation with MakeTechEasier, allowing a 24-hour unlimited free download.

K. Powers and Company Introduces Style Moderne – A New Line of Contemporary Rugs

NEEDHAM, Mass., March 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — K. Powers & Company, a leading provider of luxury carpet and rugs, is pleased to introduce Style Moderne – a new line of custom contemporary rugs inspired by Art Deco masters Jacques Emil Ruhlmann and Jean Michel Frank. This distinctive collection is exclusively designed and offered by K. Powers & Company – a leader in the resurgence of modernism in fine interior design.

Sportswomen of Colorado to Honor Suzy ‘Chapstick’ Chaffee as ‘Pioneer’

DENVER, Colo., March 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Olympic skier Suzy Chaffee will be honored at the 35th Annual Sportswomen of Colorado Hall of Fame Awards banquet at Denver’s Marriott Tech Center Hotel on March 8. Suzy deserves the ‘Pioneer Award’ for birthing freestyle skiing, Title 1X and inspiring ski areas to share the joy of skiing with tribal youth, said Joan Birkland, executive director.

Affinity Healthcare LLC Adds Chiropractic and Acupuncture Services

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., March 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Affinity Healthcare LLC, a multi-specialty medical group practice with northwest Chicago suburban offices located in Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, and Wheeling, announces the addition of Chiropractic and Acupuncture healthcare services. Dr. Jason Y. Hui, DC, FIAMA, NMD, will treat patients by appointment at the Affinity Healthcare LLC office.

Visual Evidence / E-Discovery Partners with Global Legal Discovery to Increase National Presence

CLEVELAND, Ohio, March 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In response to client needs, Visual Evidence / E-Discovery today announced the formation of a strategic partnership with Global Legal Discovery. VE and GLD have similar missions: to serve clients in the legal sector by offering E-discovery services. Both companies are poised to benefit. VE will now have access to GLD’s impressive client roster; and GLD’s clients will enjoy VE’s best-in-class technology and state-of-the-art E-discovery solutions.

Bokashicycle Delivers Safer and More Effective Alternative to Traditional Composting

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To many, the idea of composting sounds like a positive environmental behavior, but according to Lawrence Green, M.D., Ph.D. and founder of Bokashicycle, it may be doing more harm than good. Bokashicycle is the totally natural way to reduce, reuse and recycle organic waste. It heals the planet by reducing greenhouse gases.

Publications International, Ltd. Ordered to Pay Millions

CHICAGO, Ill., March 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On February 6th 2009, a federal jury in Chicago returned a verdict against Publications International Ltd. (PIL) of Lincolnwood, Ill., and awarded $5.6 million to The Smart Marketing Group, Inc. (SMG) in damages resulting from PIL’s breach of a 2003 contract.

Former Genworth and GE Long Term Care Insurance Leader Brings Unique Sales Expertise to LTC Financial Partners, LLC

KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thomas J. (Tom) Bartosic, a long-time leader in the long term care planning field, has joined LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), a leading agency specializing in long term care insurance. A former Chief Sales Officer and Senior Vice President for Genworth Financial and senior vice president for both American Express and General Electric, Bartosic now plans to break new ground in the long term care field.

Hailed Obsello Absinthe Verte Enters New Orleans and Announces New Distribution Partner

NEW ORLEANS, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Obsello Absinthe Verte, from Esmeralda Liquors, winner of a 2008 BTI Gold Medal and recently featured in Wine Enthusiast’s Best Of issue, announces its partnership with Glazer’s Distributors, one of the largest wine and spirits distributors in the U.S. Obsello and Glazer also announce Obsello’s arrival into a brand new market, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Project Runway Boutique Jane Doe John Doe to Carry New Redeux Collection by Cinzia Designs

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cinzia Designs is proud to announce that Redeux, their newest line of modern vintage sun wear, will be in Jane Doe John Doe, the new boutique from co-owner Project Runway star Jerell Scott. Redeux is a new line of vintage-inspired sun wear that was created exclusively by new Cinzia Designs ‘Design Duo’ Lindsey Reisack and Megan Brown.