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Fintage House Appoints Maria Forte Music Services to Work with Fintage Music in UK

LEIDEN, Netherlands (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Niels Teves, Co-CEO of Netherlands-based asset administration company Fintage House, has announced the appointment of Marte Forte Music Services Ltd to work alongside the company’s Fintage Music division in the UK. Maria Forte has worked in the music industry for three decades, beginning at Virgin Music (Publishers) in the late 1970s and from there held various high calibre roles within a variety of organizations.

Rockfleet Announces Opening of New York City Office – Headquarters for Capital Markets Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rockfleet Financial Services, Inc. today announced the opening of its Manhattan office. The company will provide investment banking, advisory, securities origination, brokerage, dealer and related services across the United States. Rockfleet also announced several new hires, to be based in Manhattan.

Reports Indicate Fluramene to Provide Earlier and Easier Detection of Ocular Surface Disorders

EUGENE, Ore. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Noble Vision Group, LLC, a research and development organization today announced reports of favorable results for the topical dye formulation, Fluramene(TM), among leading eye care professionals. Fluramene, the proprietary Fluorescein Sodium and Lissamine Green dye combination is a sterile solution packaged in a 15mL bottle with a control tip dropper. The benefits of both dyes have been studied comprehensively and are well reported as diagnostic tools used independent of each other.

The Business Case for Paid Internships

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intern Bridge, the nation’s leading college recruiting research and consulting firm, began releasing data today from its national internship survey completed by over 25,000 students from 250 universities. In the 2010 Internship Salary Report, the firm details the business case for offering paid internships based on this firsthand data.

Korean Air gives Outstanding Sales Agency Award to CheapOair

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CheapOair, a top ten rated online travel agency proudly accepts their award for ‘2009 Outstanding Sales Agency for Korean Air.’ Since its inception, CheapOair has evolved into one of the most recognized online travel brands for their commitment to excellence in customer service, domestic and international cheap flights and affordable travel deals for the most discerning, budget conscious traveler. CheapOair is proud to offer their customers Korean Air flights.

Newport Beach Plastic Surgeon Dr. Michael Sundine Named 2010 Physician of Excellence by The Orange County Medical Association

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Orange County Medical Association (OCMA) has named Dr. Michael Sundine a 2010 Physician of Excellence in Plastic Surgery. The annual honor is awarded by the OCMA and published by Orange Coast Magazine to recognize physicians who exemplify excellence in their specialty, demonstrate outstanding leadership, teaching and mentoring qualities as well as participate in research and humanitarian services. Dr. Sundine has been named a Physician of Excellence in Plastic Surgery for five consecutive years.

Business Telecommunications Spending Will Hit $146 Billion in 2010, Says Insight Research Corp.

BOONTON, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Despite slowdowns and spending cuts in many industries, overall spending by all US businesses on wired and cellular calling is forecasted to exhibit modest growth over the next five years, says a new market research report from Insight Research. The study predicts that cellular calling will account for nearly 44 percent of the US corporate phone bill for telecommunication services in 2010, and is the only enterprise market segment showing substantial growth.

CONIX Systems Unveils Day 1 Exceptions Processing Solution at BAI Payments Connect

ORLANDO, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CONIX Systems, a leading international provider of payment processing solutions to the financial services industry and a pioneer in the creation of post-Check 21 exceptions management tools, will showcase Xcept, its Day 1 exceptions processing solutions, at the BAI Payments Connect Conference in Kissimmee, Fla., March 1-3 (booth 604).

Noted Trademark Attorney Brian Davis Joins Virtual Law Partners LLP From Alston and Bird

PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Virtual Law Partners LLP is very pleased to announce that trademark attorney Brian M. Davis has joined the firm as a partner from Alston and Bird. Mr. Davis specializes in trademark counseling and prosecution, including worldwide trademark clearance and the prosecution of U.S. and foreign trademark applications.

Memory Training Centers of America Expands its Services to Assisted Living Communities in Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Memory Training Centers of America (MTCA, previously referred to as ATMTC) has been providing evaluation, treatment, education and support to individuals suffering from memory impairment and caregivers since 2001. MTCA is the largest provider of cognitive evaluations and memory training services at Assisted Living residences in the Northeast, with more than 20 Centers in assisted living and independent senior retirement communities, as well as nursing care and hospital-based programs.

Jonny Harmonic Explores Electronic Rhythms on New Album from Golosio Publishing

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Introducing Jonny Harmonic, a mysterious musician who has never been seen in public. Some say he is a phantom, some say he is imaginary, but he has a new album from Golosio Publishing called ‘We All Love Bright Shiny Things.’ All twelve songs on the album were composed and produced by John Scott G of Golosio, with performances by the reclusive Harmonic who would only visit the studio alone and in the middle of the night.

CustomXM Wins Arkansas Business 2009 Business of the Year Award (Category 1)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CustomXM, a Central Arkansas marketing services provider, was the winner of the 2009 Arkansas Business of the Year award in Category 1 (businesses with 25 or fewer employees) at the annual event at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock on Wednesday, Feb. 24. The event was well attended and supported by the statewide business community.

Delicious Results for the Creators of the Athletes Snacks for the Winter 2010 Olympics

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the excitement around the Winter Olympics in Vancouver at an all time high, what fuels the constant energy of the athletes? Unique Amenities, creators of the athletes’ snacks of the Winter Games, created The Nutritious Snack Combo to do just that. The development team at Unique Amenities was approached by the Olympic production team to create a series of snacks for the athletes that were nutritious, nut-free and presented in compostable packaging.

Announcing the formation of Explore Mars, Inc.

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — We are pleased to announce the formation of Explore Mars, Inc., a project oriented group that was created to promote science and technology innovation and education with a use for Mars Exploration. Through a series of technology innovation awards, scientific symposiums and workshops, Mars analog work, technology demonstrations, and other programs, we provide a platform for scientists and citizen scientists to engage in meaningful space exploration research and development in the private sector.

Voice Over Industry Grows to USD $12.3 Billion in 2010

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new report published by Voices.com reveals that the voice and speech industry continues to grow and is currently valued at $12.3 Billion USD. The 2010 Report on the Voice Over Industry is published, highlighting three growing fields in the entertainment industry; audiobooks, mobile gaming and podcasting.

Conference Features an ‘Unhappy’ Hour – Lagging Pay and Educational Opportunities Are Key Issues for Women in the Marketplace

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The ‘New Beginnings’ conference, hosted by the Minnesota Business Women, will be held on April 30, 2010 at the Crowne Plaza North in Brooklyn Center, MN. This conference will offer opportunities to learn, to network, to market products and businesses. The evening will feature an Unhappy Hour sponsored by ‘Rich Chicks: Financial Freedom for Women’ at which attendees will learn to embrace prosperity.

Sher Institutes’ IVF Success Rates Among the Best in the Nation

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sher Institutes for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) continue solidify their reputation as leading reproductive care centers in the United States, according to the newest data from the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART). Sher Institutes achieved among the highest IVF success rates in several categories.

STM32 and Unison V5 Boost Profits

WATERLOO, Canada (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RoweBots Research Inc. announces and releases the Unison Operating System Version 5 for the ST Microelectronics STM32. Using Unison with STM32, OEM developers can deliver intelligence for any OEM device at a fraction of previous development costs.

Unemployment, Economic Hardship among Factors of Foreclosures in the U.S.

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Foreclosure Listings confirmed that the national foreclosure rate in January was one foreclosure filing for every 466 U.S. households; the most severe problems continue in the west and in Florida. Unemployment, economic hardship, negative equity, and credit availability are driving the foreclosures. Yet between the months of December 2009 and January 2010 a drop in the actual number of foreclosures was recorded.

KnowledgeAdvisors System Interoperability adds SkillSoft’s SkillPort Integration and Updates GeoLearning GeoMaestro

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced it has added SkillSoft’s (NASDAQ: SKIL) SkillPort(TM) Learning Management System to their very successful system interoperability program. In addition, support of GeoLearning’s GeoMaestro 5 Series LMS Suite has been added. The program allows companies with investments in learning management systems, such as SkillSoft’s SkillPort, GeoLearning’s GeoMaestro(TM) and others.

Talking Devices Anywhere for Pennies – RoweBots Releases DSPnano Operating System V3

WATERLOO, Canada (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RoweBots Research Inc. announces and releases the DSPnano(TM) Operating System Version 3, achieving a significant milestone in shrinking intelligence into small and powerful microcontrollers and digital signal controllers. Motor control, ADPCM and color graphics along with other advanced networking applications and a Linux(TM) or POSIX compatible application are cost effective in any device.

Enviromax Announces an Update from the Front Lines of the Male External Prostate Massage Revolution: More Pleasure, and Less Effort

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four years ago Enviromax introduced the world’s first external prostate massager, called the Prostate Cradle. Thousands of customers later, the Cradle has helped to revolutionize external prostate massage, or ‘prostate milking,’ by making it much easier. Now Enviromax has done it again, with the new Prostate Jewel. The Jewel is made with the same soft silicone as the Cradle, with no cushioning holes, for more stimulation.

Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation Expands its Rexin-G Production Facilities in Southern California

SAN MARINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies announces the completion of the design engineering and construction phase of a state-of-the-art Vector Production Unit (VPU) for the commercial manufacturing of its advanced targeted genetic medicines. In accordance with an FDA Critical Path initiative, which encourages innovation and the implementation of new technological advances in quality control, the Epeius VPU is poised to launch the large-scale production of targeted genetic medicine into the 21st century.

RoweBots Releases Ultra-Tiny Embedded-Linux RTOS for Renesas Technology’s SH-2A Microcontrollers

WATERLOO, Canada (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RoweBots Research, Inc., a supplier of tiny embedded POSIX RTOS products, today announced the launch and release of Unison Version 5 and the open-source version of Unison Version 4. These two ultra-tiny embedded-Linux and POSIX compatible RTOSs open Renesas Technology Corp.’s SH-2A microcontroller (MCU) family to Linux and POSIX compatible development for the first time.

Sharewell L.P. Continues to Successfully Deploy its Electro-Trac EM system in Unconventional Basins in the Continental United States

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sharewell L.P. announced that it continues to successfully deploy its Electro-Trac EM system in major producing unconventional basins. The Company’s patented, proprietary EM-MWD system has now been successfully deployed in the Rocky Mountains, Barnett Shale, Fayetteville Shale, Haynesville Shale, and New Albany Shale. The Company’s next challenge will be a test in the Eagleford Shale which should occur in the next two weeks.

Single People to Get Their Own National Association

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Association of Single People (NASP) announced this week its official formation. And, wasting no time, it has launched right into a national membership campaign. ‘The NASP was founded on the premise that the well-being and rights of the single person is an area long overdue for representation on a national basis,’ says Richard E. Baron, executive director of the Association.

Metro Brokers CEO Kevin Levent to speak to Georgia Association of Business Brokers

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The president and CEO of Georgia’s largest real estate company, Kevin Levent of Metro Brokers, will tell Georgia’s business brokers how he decided to rebrand and join forces with two national brokerages in late 2009. Metro Brokers CEO Levent will speak to the Georgia Association of Business Brokers at their meeting Tuesday, February 23, 2010 at the South Terraces Conference Center.

ePly Online Event Registration Announces Accreditation by the Better Business Bureau

VANCOUVER, Canada (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ePly Services Inc. (@ePly), an online event registration software company based in North Vancouver, B.C. is pleased to announce that it has met all BBBOnLine participation and Better Business Bureau accreditation standards and is authorized to display the BBB Accredited Business seal.

Nuclear Medicine Leader Dr. M. Donald Blaufox Leads Cell Point Cancer Diagnostic Phase 2/3 Trial

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cell>Point announced today that M. Donald Blaufox, M.D., Ph.D, will be coordinating principal investigator for its Phase 2/3 clinical trial of 99mTc-EC-G for cancer diagnostic imaging. The trial is currently underway. 99mTc-EC-G is the company’s cancer diagnostic imaging agent, an acronym for 99mTechnetium-EthylenediCysteine-Glucosamine.

USMotivation Announces VIVA Virtual Suite of Products

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — USMotivation announces VIVA as its latest and most exciting product designed to introduce new levels of innovation, expand reach and increase convenience for the way companies do business. VIVA, or Virtual Interactive Venue Assistant, creates virtual experiences and environments that can stand alone or complement any physical event.

2009 Readers Favorite Award Winning Children’s Chapter Book!

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Children’s Chapter Book, ‘Sir Licksalot and The Maverick Fools’ (ISBN-10: 1-60474-917-2), wins a 2009 Readers Favorite Award. In a statement made by Author D.L. Carroll, ‘This book was written for tweens who hate to read. Providing these children with a story that they can actually enjoy is inspiring. To be recognized by industry professionals is incredibly rewarding. I am currently working on the second book in the series.’

‘The Smarter Preschooler: Unlocking Your Child’s Intellectual Potential’ Receives The Gold Mom’s Choice Award

MESA, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Authors Renee and Mike Mosiman have received the Gold Mom’s Choice Award for their book ‘The Smarter Preschooler: Unlocking Your Child’s Intellectual Potential’ (ISBN: 978-0-9816426-5-9). The Mom’s Choice Awards (MCA) is an awards program that recognizes authors, inventors, companies, parents and others for their efforts in creating quality family-friendly media, products and services.

Sofon and Business & Decision Sign Partnership Agreement for North America

PHOENIX, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sofon and Business & Decision today announce that they have signed a partnership for the marketing, sales and implementation of Sofon Guided Selling by Business & Decision in the North American market. Business & Decision, an international Consulting and Systems Integration company with over 2,700 employees worldwide, has added Sofon Guided Selling to its portfolio.

Citizen Canine Awarded Gold Level Certification by Pet Care Services Association

OAKLAND, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In today’s flailing economy, if business owners wish to survive, they must find ways to set their services and products apart from the rest. That’s just what Citizen Canine – an innovative dog daycare facility and hotel – has done. Citizen Canine has not only survived, it has thrived and continues to grow by improving its quality of care and services. In fact, this high-end dog hotel recently applied for and was awarded the highest level of dog care and customer service in the field.

3D Industries – Bringing Private Label Production to a New ‘GREEN’ Level

LAKE FOREST, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 3D Industries is proud to announce it has new GREEN sourcing, new technologies and services for 2010. At 3D Industries, we are always looking for new ways to bring innovation from our manufacturing network to our client’s markets. 3D is working on advancing technical products that not only meet the demands of new extreme applications, but also improve upon existing designs in technical apparel and soft goods.

FlexShift: An Innovative Web-Based Employee Scheduling and Staffing Management Solution

STACY, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FlexShift Software, Inc., an innovator in Web-based staffing solutions, today announced the launch of FlexShift, a comprehensive solution to help companies strategically manage a wide array of staffing issues. And, companies do not need to purchase any software or hardware. It’s a secured staffing solution that’s accessible via the Web. Additionally, there are no accompanying contracts or IT expenses. All that’s needed is a computer, a browser and Internet connection.

The Ballantine Corporation Releases Direct Marketing Trends for 2010

WAYNE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Direct marketing continues to be an effective method of reaching potential customers. And, as outside factors such as technology and the economy change, so do direct marketing trends. That’s why the Ballantine Corporation has assembled a direct marketing white paper that reveals what’s likely in 2010. This report is the result of compiled research from reputable industry resources.

Telecommunications Private Line Services Revenue to Decline through 2012, Says Insight Research Corporation

BOONTON, N.J., Jan. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After years of steady growth, the $34 billion private line services market is entering a period of declining revenue, 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.

Top Selling Car in Japan isn’t a Car, it’s a Hybrid

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Already well known for their trend setting abilities in technology, fashion, and design, Japanese consumers are now making headlines of the green persuasion, putting the Toyota Prius at the top of their lists. In 2009 the Toyota Prius was the top-selling car, period, in Japan – the first time ever a gas-electric hybrid has clinched the spot. For Randy Sassone of Toyota of Watertown, the news of the Prius’ success in Toyota’s homeland of Japan comes as no surprise.

13 Percent Increase in U.S. Homeowners Who Say They Will Remodel in 2010

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After a year of steady declines in home remodeling, the Spring 2010 RemodelorMove U.S. Remodeling Sentiment Report reveals a 13 percent increase in the number of homeowners who say they will remodel in the next 12 months. This increase follows a 5 percent increase in last year’s Spring 2009 report. The continuing upward swing in remodeling sentiment indicates that 2010 will show a strong increase in remodeling activity.