Business News - Page 137

Page 137 of Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Voices.com Honoured with 2007 CRM Market Award

TORONTO, Canada – Sept. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Voices.com, the leading online marketplace that connects buyers and sellers of voice over and voice acting services, was named a winner in CRM Magazine’s 2007 CRM Market Awards. CRM magazine and the sixth annual CRM Market Awards honored the companies that focused on creating and cultivating rewarding customer experiences.

ElectionMall and CompleteCampaigns Combine to Give Internet Boost for Campaigns

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Aug. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Benjamin Katz of CompleteCampaigns.com and Ravi Singh of ElectionMall.com announced today that they are forming a strategic partnership to offer campaigns a ‘one-stop-shop’ online. Alliance dramatically changes how candidates run in 2008.

Peer-to-Peer and File Sharing Services Revenue Will Reach $28 Billion Over Five Years, Says Insight Research Corp.

BOONTON, N.J. – Aug. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The worldwide market for peer-to-peer and file sharing services is expected to generate $28 billion in revenue for carriers and ISPs over the next four years. According to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation, peer-to-peer and file sharing services are widely available on fixed line and mobile networks.

Ash Brokerage Corp. Opens Houston Operation

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Aug. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ash Brokerage Corporation today announced that it is expanding its market presence with the opening of a sales and service office located in Houston, Texas. Ash Brokerage is one of the largest independently owned general agencies and financial service providers in the U.S.

HotGigs Inc. Names Gregg Bjork Executive Vice President of Sales

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Aug. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HotGigs Inc., an innovator in web-based contract workforce solutions, announced that it has appointed Gregg Bjork as its new vice president of sales. Bjork has 15 years of senior management experience and more than 23 years experience in software and technology businesses.

Sdoia-Satz Announces Opening of Division of Music Education Consultants and Clinicians (DIMECC)

MIAMI, Fla., (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ms. Phyllis Sdoia-Satz, well-known educator, author, pianist, composer, clinician, lecturer and Owner/Executive Director of the prestigious music school, Sdoia-Satz Music Institute (The Husky Gang School) in Miami, Florida has, this week, announced the opening of a new division of the school: DIMECC, the Division of Music Education Consultants and Clinicians.

SecuGen Partners with M2SYS’ Award Winning Bio-Plugin(TM) Solution

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Aug. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint recognition technology company, announced today its partnership with M2SYS Technology, a biometric technology research and development firm, to support their award winning Bio-Plugin(TM) software that allows software developers to rapidly integrate a complete, server-based, turn-key fingerprint software system with hardly any development effort.

Alterian Announces Global Partnership with Return Path

CHICAGO, Ill. – Aug. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alterian (LSE: ALN), the leading global enterprise marketing platform provider, announced today a strategic partnership with global email deliverability specialist Return Path. Through the partnership, Alterian will integrate Return Path’s Sender Score email deliverability and monitoring technology with its own email marketing application Dynamic Messenger, giving users a comprehensive solution for ensuring deliverability success worldwide.

Little Scoops Dishes Up Three New Franchises

NANUET, N.Y. – Aug. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Children’s birthday parties spell success for Michelle Violetto and Tanya Ehrlich, the co-founders of L.S. Franchise Corp., announcing today the opening of three more franchised units located in Rye Brook, NY, Aberdeen, NJ, and Happy Valley, OR. There are 8 Little Scoops party businesses open in the NY and NJ area, with the Happy Valley location representing their first West Coast location.

Solid State Networks and BandCon Announce Strategic Partnership

COSTA MESA, Calif. – Aug. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wholesale network infrastructure provider BandCon and Solid State Networks, developer of high-performance, distributed content delivery solutions, announced today a strategic partnership that will enable content publishers and distributors to build their own peer-assisted Content Delivery Networks (CDN).

Opti-Sciences Introduces High End Multi-mode PAM Chlorophyll Fluorometer for Field Use

HUDSON, N.H. – Aug. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Opti-Sciences, Inc., home of advanced field-portable fluorescence instrumentation, announced today a new high-end multi-mode pulse modulated chlorophyll fluorometer – the OS-5p. These products address fluorometery requirements in agriculture, forestry, agronomy, ecology, genetics and manufacturing inspection.

CYNACON/OCuSOFT (OCuSOFT, Inc.) Names Edward J. Holland, M.D. to Medical Scientific Advisory Board

RICHMOND, Texas – Aug. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CYNACON / OCuSOFT (OCuSOFT, Inc.), a company specializing in ophthalmic research, development and supply to ophthalmologists and optometrists, is pleased to announce the appointment of Edward J. Holland, M.D. to its Medical Scientific Advisory Board.

M2SYS Partners with SecuGen Corporation to Support Market Leading Hamster Plus Fingerprint Reader with Auto-On Technology

ATLANTA, Ga. – Aug. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M2SYS Technology, a biometric technology research and development firm, announced today its partnership with SecuGen Corporation to support their revolutionary fingerprint reader, the Hamster Plus. The Hamster Plus fingerprint reader features innovative Auto-On technology that automatically checks for the presence of a finger.

Culinary Pro Trades Knives for Laptop

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Aug. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Write Away, Inc., a full-service editorial company, announces today that a 20-plus year chef and culinary professional joins their creative team to meet the growing demands of businesses pertaining to the food industry. The company specializes in writing about the food and beverage industry.

Techway Services Impacting Supplier Diversity

DALLAS, Texas – Aug. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Techway Services, Inc. was named to the 100 WBE’s Impacting Supplier Diversity in 2007 by Women’s Enterprise USA magazine. Techway Services growing profile among Supplier Diversity Managers is due largely to Techway’s ability to successfully fulfill contracts, which is giving Diversity Managers the comfort level they need to champion Techway within their corporations.

Seattle-based CNT Technologies Promises Aircraft, Automobiles and Space Vehicles That are Lighter, Stronger, and More Fuel Efficient

SEATTLE, Wash. – Aug. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CNT Technologies, Inc. announced today its recent carbon nanotube fiber award from MICRO NANO 25 as ‘one of the most innovative products of 2007’ selected by the editors of R&D Magazine and MICRO/NANO Newsletter. CNT Technologies is the leading producer of carbon nanotube fiber.

Custom Printing Invests in a Kodak NEXPRESS to Upgrade Digital Printing Capabilities to Increase Clients Sales and Marketing Opportunities

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Custom Printing Company of North Little Rock, Ark., a regional leader in digital printing, has purchased a NEXPRESS Digital Color Production Press from Kodak. The new printing system upgrades Custom Printing’s production and versioning capabilities and allows them to continue to help their clients create more effective sales and marketing communications.

CheapoAir is a Hitwise Top 10 Award Winner for the Second Time!

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Aug. 9 (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 for the second time by Visitors among all U.S. Websites in the Travel Agencies Category for the Quarter ending April – June 2007.

Local Economic Development Expert to Help Communities Across U.S. with GSP Economic Architecture Group

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Aug. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Understanding economic development at the municipal, county and state levels, and then turning development opportunities into realities is something Steve McKnight knows (and loves) to do. His passion for his work has led to millions of investment dollars and thousands of jobs for a rural Pennsylvania region. And, it’s this success that has him poised to do the same for organizations and communities across the country as he becomes the latest member of GSP Consulting’s Economic Architecture (EA) group.

Ophthalmic Research and Development Company Launches Adjunctive Eyelid Therapy and Hygiene Product

RICHMOND, Texas – Aug. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CYNACON /OCuSOFT(R) (OCuSOFT, Inc.) specializes in ophthalmic research, development and supply to ophthalmologists and optometrists. They are excited to announce a new and innovative prescription-only ALODOX(R) Convenience Kit for adjunctive eyelid therapy and hygiene.

CYNACON/OCuSOFT (OCuSOFT, Inc.) Names Lawrence A. Yannuzzi, M.D. to Medical Scientific Advisory Board

RICHMOND, Texas – Aug. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CYNACON / OCuSOFT (OCuSOFT, Inc.), a company specializing in ophthalmic research, development and supply to ophthalmologists and optometrists, today announced the appointment of Lawrence A. Yannuzzi, M.D. to its Medical Scientific Advisory Board.

Wireless Backhaul Driving Demand for Private Line Services, Says Insight Research Corporation

BOONTON, N.J. – Aug. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The $40 billion private line services market is posting solid growth for the second year in a row, 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. Private lines are also used by cellular carriers to link their towers to land line networks.

Century 21 Department Store Makes Fashion History and Extends Hours Until Midnight August 2nd

NEW YORK, N.Y. – July 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Everyone knows Century 21 Department Stores has ‘Fashion worth fighting for.’ On August 2nd, Century 21 Department Store’s Manhattan location only will be extending its store hours and staying open until Midnight to give all their loyal customers a chance to shop for their favorite fashion – without the fight.

deverus, Inc. Announces Partnership with Omni Data Retrieval

AUSTIN, Texas – July 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — deverus, the leader in background screening technology, today announced a partnership with Omni Data Retrieval, a reliable source for nationwide criminal record researching. Omni’s services will enhance deverus’ already robust vendor network.

Presence-Based Services Including Instant Messaging and Push to Talk Will Reach Nearly $23 Billion in 2007, Says Insight Research Corp.

BOONTON, N.J. – July 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The worldwide market for presence-based telecommunication services, including Instant Messaging (IM) and Push-to-Talk (PTT), is expected to reach nearly $23 billion in 2007 as an ever increasing number of cellular and wireline carriers provide customized services predicated upon the availability of their end-users. According to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation, presence-based telecommunication services such as IM and PTT are wildly popular in Asian countries.

Attorney-Entrepreneur Establishes Joette Markus, Inc to Offer Handcrafted Italian Leather Writing Portfolio to Professional Women

BARRINGTON, Ill. – July 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Joette Doran, a practicing attorney for twenty years, recently decided to tap her creative side by establishing Joette Markus, Inc. Her company now offers the highest quality Italian leather portfolios designed for professional women. Ms. Doran started the company after trying to find a stylish yet professional replacement for her well-worn leather writing portfolio.

Protingent Staffing to Offer Franchise Opportunities in Select Markets

SEATTLE, Wash. – July 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Protingent Staffing, a Pacific Northwest leader in technology staffing today announced plans to expand service in select markets through franchise ownership. This expansion model was chosen to leverage the franchisee owner’s familiarity with their local labor market and business climate, giving them a competitive edge.

Social Platform Expands Team with Interactive Content Sales and Marketing Leader

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – July 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Social Platform, a social networking software provider of scalable web-based solutions for branded, high end social applications announced today the addition of Tracey Henk to their executive management team. Her appointment supports a long term growth strategy for Social Platform and strengthens its position in the rapidly evolving social networking landscape.

Cyrios, Inc. Seeks Expansion into Asia and Europe to Increase Presence in Global Commodities Market

GLENDALE, Calif. – July 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cyrios, Inc., a U.S.-based, California corporation, is meeting with their Asian and European partners to discuss expansion of commodity trading, specifically petroleum and coal, in the global market. Cyrios, Inc. was formed when members of two commodity-trading companies recognized the growth potential of combining these businesses to diversify their executive talents.

LineSider Appoints Seasoned Telecommunications Executives to Board of Directors

DANVERS, Mass. – July 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LineSider Technologies, a leading provider of software and systems for next-generation IP business communications, today announced the appointment of two experienced telecommunications technology executives, Pano Anthos and Dale Booth, to its board of directors.

deverus, Inc. Announces the Launch of Enhanced Sales Tools

AUSTIN, Texas – July 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — deverus announced today the launch of their newest sales tools for its customers, the ExpressAccounts – They allow background screening prospects to quickly sign up, place live orders at an initially discounted rate, and track marketing campaign effectiveness. Not only can background check companies more fully demonstrate their capabilities to prospects, they can now better track target prospects and campaign effectiveness.

Top Brand Strategist Joins Restaurant Consulting Firm

ORLANDO, Fla. – July 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One of the leading hospitality strategists and consumer behavior experts has accepted a position at the nation’s largest full-service restaurant consulting firm. After 18 years with Y partnership, previously YPB&R, Dennis Marzella has resigned his partnership post as executive vice president of strategic planning, branding and research to spearhead similar functions at Quantified Marketing Group.

Location Based Services Spending in 2007 Nearly $1.5 Billion, Says Insight Research

BOONTON, N.J. – July 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The worldwide market for location-based telecommunication services is expected to reach nearly $1.5 billion in 2007 as an ever increasing number of cellular and other wireless carriers provide customized services based upon a location-awareness of their end-users. According to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation, location-based telecommunication services are most popular in Asia.

Rinker and Associates Expands Career Coaching Services to Assist New College Graduates

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – July 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rinker and Associates, a career coaching and consulting business focused on baby boomers, has expanded its services to address the needs of recent college graduates. More than 1.5 million new college grads will make their way into the real world this year. While their baby boomer parents are managing an ’empty nest’ transition, new grads are struggling with their own transition into the ‘real world.’

Enhanced Directory Assistance Solutions: Interactive Data Acquires DirectoryNET

ATLANTA, Ga. – July 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Interactive Data, LLC, a leading provider of contact-accuracy services, announces the acquisition of DirectoryNET, LLC, a leading provider of directory assistance and business-intelligence solutions. Interactive Data, LLC (ID) is the industry’s leader in locating and identifying individuals who are typically difficult to find.

BandCon Enhances Services With New Presence in Equinix Facilities

COSTA MESA, Calif. – July 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wholesale network infrastructure provider BandCon announced today that it has expanded its service offerings by deploying backbone routers into the majority of Equinix Internet Business Exchange(TM) (IBX(R)) centers in North America.

Sher Institute Infertility Practice In Monmouth County, NJ Announces New Medical Director and Expanded Operations

SHREWSBURY, N.J. – July 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine(SM)-New Jersey (SIRM(TM)-NJ), part of one of the largest and fastest growing infertility networks in the United States, has announced that Douglas Rabin, MD, has joined SIRM’s Monmouth/Ocean County office (located in Shrewsbury) as its Medical Director.

New Product Development and Portfolio Management Software

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Innovation Framework Technologies (IFT) announced today that its New Product Development and Portfolio Management software solution has been officially certified by Stage-Gate Inc, a recognized market leader in product innovation methods and best practices.

CorEdge Networks Releases New MicroTCA GPS Clock Module

BOSTON, Mass. – June 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To support next generation AMC and MicroTCA-based wireless base stations, CorEdge Networks is releasing its CEN-CLK-G clock module for general availability. Wireless data communications protocols, such as WiMAX, require synchronization with Global Positioning System (GPS) clock sources.

CorEdge Networks Introduces New Modular 1U ATCA Server Blade Architecture (CEN-ATCA-1US)

BOSTON, Mass. – June 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At the NXTComm show in Chicago, CorEdge Networks demonstrated its CEN-ATCA-1US server platform that for the first time offers the possibility of employing COTS (commercial off-the-shelf) AdvancedTCA (ATCA) and AdvancedMC (AMC) blades in traditional enterprise data center environments. Many enterprise data centers are dominated by 30-inch deep 1U servers.