Business News - Page 135

Page 135 of Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Liberty Alliance, Inc. Nationally Certified as Safe Harbor Compliant

YORBA LINDA, Calif. – May 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Liberty Alliance, Inc., a leading provider of pre-employment and background screening services announced today it is among a select group of organizations who have achieved the U.S. Department of Commerce Safe Harbor Certification.

Summer Savings: Visionsoft Announces Software that Helps the Environment and Saves Money

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. – May 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Visionsoft, a U.K.-based software company announces the launch of a new software product – PowerOut – with a specially-enhanced feature that allows companies to automatically switch off multiple computers at a specified time.

Planet Billard Wins for Best Personal Web Site at the 11th Annual Webby Awards

NEW YORK, N.Y. – May 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Webby Awards, the leading international honor for the Web, today named Planet Billard as the People’s Voice Winner for the Best Personal Website of 2007. Planet Billard is the web site for George Billard, a leading Producer, Director and Cinematographer. The web site is a showcase of Mr. Billard’s video and photography from around the world. The site was produced by Mass Transmit

Curtiss-Wright Partners with Seaweed to Bring High Performance OpenGL Graphics to Rugged, Deployed Defense and Aerospace Platforms

BURLINGTON, Mass. – May 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seaweed Systems, Inc., the leading developer and supplier of OpenGL(R) and X Window System embedded graphics solutions for safety-related embedded markets, today announced that it will partner with Curtiss-Wright Controls (NYSE: CW) Embedded Computing, a leading designer and manufacturer of rugged deployed commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) VME, VPX and CompactPCI products.

New White Paper Describes an Innovative Way to Communicate Policies and Procedures

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ROK Southwest, Inc. has just released a new, free white paper, ‘An Innovative, Low Cost Approach to Communicating Highly Effective Policies and Procedures,’ that explains how line-of-business managers can use existing simple tools and techniques to improve employee productivity and quality of work by more effectively communicating the organization’s ‘process knowledge.’

Roemtech Debuts Innovative Plenum Rated, 2 Channel Mixer/Amplifier for Classrooms, Boardrooms, Conference and Training Rooms for Enhanced Audio

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Roemtech, LLC has announced the availability of their innovative PlenumAmp (PMA-240). It is designed and approved for above-ceiling installations. It allows the end-user to have an audio amplification system that is easily concealed in commercial environments such as school classrooms and business meeting rooms.

New Invention Provides User with Super Hero Abilities

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – May 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LUMA Entertainment has patented a device – the Slingerzz(TM) – that promises to replicate some of the coolest aspects of a certain wall-crawling, web slinging, crime fighter. Not only does it snare and retrieve objects like the hero’s webbing, but it can be shot up to a distance of 25 feet, securing itself to a chosen target.

Wireless Enterprise Applications Will Generate $66 Billion Over Five Years, Says Insight Research Corp.

BOONTON, N.J. – May 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The transformation of various enterprise applications from fixed to mobile access technology will generate more than $66 billion in carrier service revenue over the next five years, says a new market research report from Insight Research Corp.

CheapoAir.com is a Hitwise Top 10 Award Winner!

NEW YORK, N.Y. – May 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CheapoAir.com, a top budget travel website dedicated to leveraging the latest technology to deliver cheap airline tickets, is proud to announce that it has won the Hitwise Top 10 Award by Visitors among all U.S. Websites in the Travel Agencies Category for the Quarter Ending March – January 2007.

A Crystal Clear Future, Glass Plus in Water Soluble Bags

VANCOUVER, B.C., Canada – May 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aicello today announced commercialization of a new water soluble film utilized in Reckitt Benckiser’s Glass Plus(R) Dissolvable Refills. The Glass Plus(R) package is the first North American consumer application of refill pouches. It allows both cost and source reduction, while consumers will find price savings in a convenient, user friendly package.

M2SYS Accepts Frost and Sullivan’s Prestigious 2007 North American Biometrics Technology Innovation of the Year Award

ATLANTA, Ga. – May 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Frost & Sullivan presented M2SYS Technology with its 2007 North American Biometrics Technology Innovation of the Year Award at the 2007 North American Excellence in Industrial Technologies Awards Banquet. M2SYS honored for its innovative developments and outstanding performance in the biometrics industry.

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.