Business News - Page 145

Page 145 of Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Green Stuff Connection, the Online, Eco-Friendly Retailer, is now Live! ‘Earth and Fashion Friendly!’

HIGH RIDGE, Mo., March 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On March 1st, 2008, Green Stuff Connection officially opened for online business, offering customers the best in high quality, fashionable clothing, home goods, personal care products and more. Green Stuff Connection is designed to be THE place for green-minded people to shop.

Inventis Launches Robust Executive Career Marketing Service and Tax-Free Solar Energy Opportunity

LEWES, Del., March 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Multi-disciplined management consultancy, Inventis Inc, today launched an executive career marketing service for American executives and a solar energy investment initiative in Italy. The executive resume-building, resume marketing service and Italian solar energy opportunities use principles not common to its competitors in either industry.

Kidsville News! Tops the Million Reader Mark

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Literacy rocks! Just ask the million-plus young readers of Kidsville News! Ask their parents, who’ve been thrilled to discover that this children’s newspaper makes kids eager to read and learn. Ask the educators nationwide, who have enthusiastically incorporated Kidsville News! as part of their schools’ daily curriculum, using it to promote their own character education curriculum.

Visionsoft Releases Software to Increase Workplace Productivity

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., March 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Frustrated by employees who surf the net on company time? Many social network sites are designed to create an addictive routine and people find it difficult to stay away. Chronos, a new software package developed by Visionsoft, allows employers to control what sites employees can use and when.

Trans Marine Propulsion Systems, Inc. Secures West-Coast and British Columbia Distributorship for Lehmann and Michels, GmbH

SEATTLE, Wash., March 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seattle-based Trans Marine Propulsion Systems, Inc. (TMPS), known worldwide for their diesel service and engineering department, has secured the distribution, sales and service agreement with Lehmann & Michels, GmbH. (Lemag) of Hamburg, Germany, for the west coast of the United States, which includes Alaska and Hawaii. This agreement also extends to British Columbia, Canada.

Club Sentry Selects SecuGen(R) Hamster(TM) Fingerprint Readers for Use with Biometric Check-in Software

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen is pleased to announce that Club Sentry, Inc. has chosen SecuGen’s Hamster fingerprint readers for integration with Club Sentry’s club management software. The Hamster readers will be used to scan fingerprints of members when they check-in and check-out through Club Sentry’s Biometric ID software module.

Relios Jewelry Wraps up 2007 as Biggest Year Ever

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., March 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 2007 will go down in the books as a banner year for Relios Jewelry, America’s largest manufacturer of natural lifestyle designer jewelry. Relios saw gross sales skyrocket in 2007 to more than 30-percent over 2006.

President Tuxedo Expands ‘Bux for Tux’ Donations to High Schools in Lower Michigan

WARREN, Mich., March 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — President Tuxedo, a regional company providing men’s formal wear, is expanding its ‘Bux for Tux – Giving Back to Education’ school donation program throughout lower Michigan and south to Toledo in Ohio.

Tests Show NevaSlip(TM) Anti-Slip Floor Treatment is Safe for Environment, Perfect for ‘Green Building’

LYNN, Mass., March 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Independent laboratory testing of the formula that NevaSlip(TM) anti-slip floor service uses to make architectural stone and tile floors slip resistant shows it to be 100-percent environmentally safe, even as it gives those floors a Static Coefficient of Friction (SCOF) rating that meets or exceeds current federal ADA regulations.

Men’s Fashion Springs Ahead with Ryan Rowe – New Luxury Men’s Footwear Brand Launches March 2008

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A breath of fresh air enters men’s fashion with the launch of Ryan Rowe, a new luxury men’s footwear brand available in March at Bloomingdale’s, Nordstrom and fine retail outlets nationwide. Ryan Rowe is on target with the current shift of men’s increased focus on style. “As men grow more style savvy, their attentions will branch out into all aspects of their appearance, including footwear.

Eliminate Laundry from the To-Do List: Laundry Limo Picks up and Delivers

DALLAS, Texas, Feb. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The hamper is full, the kids are screaming and the phone is ringing. Who has time for laundry? Laundry Limo, LLC, serving the Dallas/Fort Worth area, has the answer and the time. With one phone call, or click of the mouse, laundry is picked up, processed and safely delivered back home.

Triumph from Tragedy: Self-Made Hip-Hop Artist SOLOW13 Spreads the TRUTH

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Underground Mexican hip-hop artist/entrepreneur, SOLOW13, breaks the music game wide open by establishing his own label, TRUTH LOVES LA WFAMILIA, LLC or simply LAWFAMILIA, LLC. The new imprint is a collaborative partnership between SOLOW13 and famed West Coast label, Latin Thug Records – best known for being founded by Cypress Hill’s Sen Dog and home to the Reyes Brothers, B Real’s ‘Gunslinger’ albums and many other notable releases.

M2SYS Introduces Revolutionary Biometric Artificial Intelligence Technology to Significantly Reduce Fingerprint Software False Reject Rates

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M2SYS, an award-winning biometric technology research and development firm, announced today the release of their newest fingerprint biometrics innovation: Bio-AI(TM). This exciting new artificial intelligence enhancement uses a unique ‘dynamic profiling’ technique to learn about a person’s fingerprints over time.

Greater Boston HR Consulting Firm Hires New Account Executive

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Feb. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KGA Inc., a human resources consulting firm based in Framingham, Mass., has hired Betsy Pratt as its account executive. According to KGA President Kathleen Greer, the newly created position involves overseeing approximately half of the company’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) accounts, as well as improving upon and building new client relationships.

America’s StriVectin the Only ‘Great’ Serum for Mature, Aging Complexions, Says Leading British Newspaper

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Feb. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wildly popular among 30-somethings who don’t want to look a single day older and just as popular with 50-somethings who’d like to look 40 again, StriVectin(R)-HS Hydro-Thermal Deep Wrinkle Serum(TM) from Klein-Becker has now been singled out as the only “great” beauty serum for older complexions by The Independent, a leading British newspaper, in a just published beauty serum ranking.

Whisper Mountain Property Chosen for Southern Living Magazine’s Eco-Friendly 2008 Green Idea House

MARSHALL, N.C., Feb. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whisper Mountain, located outside of the city of Asheville in the heart of western North Carolina, is a community where conservation and preservation meet. That’s why Southern Living has chosen this community as the location for their first 2008 green Idea House.

Interim HealthCare Honors Social Workers During the Month of March

SUNRISE, Fla., Feb. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Interim HealthCare, one of the nation’s largest home care and health care staffing companies, proudly recognizes the important role Social Workers play in home care, hospice and hospitals throughout the year and during National Social Work Month.

Imagine Tomorrow Attains 33 Percent Share of Computer-Based Early Childhood Education Market

WESTWOOD, N.J., Feb. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Imagine Tomorrow, a leading provider of computer classes developmentally designed for young learners, announced today that the company has attained a 33 percent share of the computer-based early childhood education market.

Unison(TM) SoC Open Source RTOS Targets Microchip Technology’s 32-bit PIC32(R) Microcontrollers

NUREMBERG, Germany, Feb. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RoweBots Research Inc., a Waterloo supplier of software tools and embedded system consulting, today announced the launch of Unison(TM) Version 4 for the 32 bit PIC32(R) micro-controller (MCU) family from Microchip Technology (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading supplier of micro-controllers and analog semiconductors.

Shopping Locally to Help Women Globally

AKRON, Pa., Feb. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Every year on March 8, millions gather in rallies and parades around the world to honor the achievements of women on International Women’s Day, an occasion relatively unknown in the United States. Fair trade retailer Ten Thousand Villages will join forces with a national domestic violence prevention organization to celebrate the event in March.

Stephen King Joins LocaModa via Facebook, Monster and Dotomi

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Feb. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LocaModa Inc., a leading out-of-home social platform provider, announced today that Stephen W. King has joined the company as Vice President of Sales. Mr. King has over 10 years of experience selling interactive advertising and social media at Dotomi, Monster and Facebook.

ONEsite, Inc. acquires Social Platform LLC

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. and LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Feb. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ONEsite Inc., the leading provider of enterprise community and social networking software, announced today the completion of its acquisition of Social Platform LLC, well recognized as a key player in the custom white label social networking software space.

Petrobras World’s Most Sustainable Oil/Gas Company 2008

MADRID, Spain – Feb. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Petrobras is the world’s most sustainable oil/gas company according to the 5th annual oil/gas ranking by the sustainability research and rating firm Management & Excellence (M&E, Madrid & Sao Paulo). The M&E ranking, marketed with Oil&Gas Journal Online, measures oil/gas companies’ compliance with 387 accepted international standards in sustainability.

Greater Boston HR Company Faces Pandemic Potential Head-On, Tests Crisis Plan During Storm

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. – Feb. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s the worst-case scenario: a dangerous outbreak, a devastating man- or nature-driven disaster. KGA Inc., a Greater Boston human resources consulting firm, appreciates the potential for a crisis to affect not only its clients, but also its own internal operations. On January 14, 2008, KGA Inc. tested a plan to ensure the company remains operational in the event a pandemic or catastrophe prevents employees from accessing its Framingham, Mass., headquarters.

John P. Casciano Joins OMNIPLEX as President of its Wholly-Owned Subsidiary, OMNISEC International Investigations, Inc.

CHANTILLY, Va. – Feb. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OMNISEC International Investigations, Inc., the trusted leader in personal security investigations services, today announced that Major General (USAF Retired) John Casciano has joined the company as President of its wholly owned subsidiary, OMNISEC International Investigations, Inc. General Casciano will be a member of the OMNIPLEX World Services Corporation Executive Team and lead the day-to-day operations of OMNISEC.

Corporate Phone Bill Will Hit $133 Billion in 2008, Says Insight Research

BOONTON, N.J. – Feb. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spending by businesses on wired and cellular calling will hit $133 billion by the close of 2008, says a new market research report from Insight Research. The study predicts that cellular calling will account for nearly 39 percent of the corporate phone bill for telecommunication services in 2008, and is the fastest growing expense area.

Telovations and Tech Data U.S. Partner to Deliver Managed Voice Services

TAMPA, Fla. – Feb. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Telovations Inc. and Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq GS: TECD) today announced a strategic partnership designed to extend Telovations’ Managed Voice Services to select Tech Data resellers in 16 U.S. markets. Tech Data will offer its resellers the ability to promote Telovations’ Managed Voice Services to their customer base.

CorEdge Networks Introduces Cavium Networks’ OCTEON Option for its CEN-RL20(TM) 20Gbps AMC

BARCELONA, Spain – Feb. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At the Mobile World Congress show, CorEdge Networks Inc., the industry’s leading developer of essential building blocks for MicroTCA solutions, introduces a Cavium Networks’ OCTEON(TM) Multicore MIPS64 processor powered daughter card option for its CEN-RL20TM 20Gbps AdvancedMC (AMC) line card.

NASCAR Driver-Network Broadcaster Wally Dallenbach Jr. Joins KDHD.TV as Automotive Expert

VISTA, Calif. – Feb. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NASCAR racing legend Wally Dallenbach Jr, motor sports broadcaster for NBC, ABC, TNT and USA Network, joins KDHD-TV, LLC’s team of broadcasters providing live content to national and local news programs around the country. Dallenbach rounds out the roster of broadcast savvy experts covering the dynamic tech, gaming, travel and toy industries for the satellite tour/broadcast news content provider.

Easy Report Design, Modification, and Generation: RenderX Brings Together XML, Microsoft Word 2003/2007, Web, and Oracle Database 9i/10g

PALO ALTO, Calif. – Feb. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RenderX, a market leader in ‘XML to PDF’ and ‘XML to PostScript’ technology, officially released the Beta versions of two new software products – DataStyler and XML Report Generator (XMLRG). DataStyler is an application for quick creation of templates for variable data embedding. Microsoft Word 2003/2007 is used as the environment for template layout design. Special XML tags indicate data merge points in report templates.

Cengea Solutions Inc. acquires Inform Network for Systems Management Limited

VANCOUVER, B.C. Canada – Feb. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cengea Solutions Inc. announces today that it has acquired the assets of Inform Network for Systems Management Limited. Cengea and Inform have been the two dominant suppliers of spatially enabled information systems to the forest products industry in Canada and have had growing success in providing systems to the forest products industry in the United States.

New Copper Bonding Products for Telecommunications Will Grow Carrier Ethernet and Wireless Backhaul Markets Worldwide, Says Insight Research Corporation

BOONTON, N.J. – Feb. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new class of hardware product that bonds together multiple slower-speed copper circuits into a high-speed link promises to extend the worldwide market penetration of carrier Ethernet services as well as lower backhaul costs for wireless and DSL services, says a market analysis study from Insight Research. On a worldwide basis, carriers’ revenue from the three applications of the new copper bonding technology will sharply increase over the next five years.

Meteorologist and Mom Susanne Horgan Returns to NewsChannel 5

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Feb. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Meteorologist Susanne Horgan returns to NewsChannel 5’s Good Morning Cleveland on Wednesday, February 6th. Following the birth of her first child Thomas in December, Susanne spent her maternity leave learning the ropes of motherhood away from the Power of 5 weather center.

SecuGen Fingerprint Technology Now Supported on WCC’s Multi-Modal Fusion Platform

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Feb. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation, a world leading fingerprint technology company, today announced its collaboration with WCC Smart Search & Match, a leading provider of high-performance search and match software. ‘Our partnership with SecuGen brings together two key technologies to deliver on the promise of multi-modal fusion,’ said Peter Went, CEO of WCC.

Backbone Announces Partnership with ADF Solutions, Inc.

FAIRMONT, W.V. – Feb. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Backbone Security, the industry leader in advanced digital steganalysis tools, is pleased to announce their partnership with ADF Solutions to provide a steganography SearchPak(R) for use with ADF’s revolutionary digital forensic triage tools. These tools are currently deployed at law enforcement agencies, government organizations, and commercial corporations worldwide.

Global Quarters Launches World’s First Fractional Ownership Brokerage

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Jan. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global Quarters, Inc. has announced its formation as the world’s first fractional ownership brokerage, addressing changing trends in the international real estate marketplace. ‘Three things are changing where and how Americans buy real estate: retiring baby boomers, inherited wealth and technology,’ says Global Quarters’ founder and veteran real estate broker Paula Gold-Nocella.

Ballantine Corporation Releases Direct Mail Format Report

WAYNE, N.J. – Jan. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Ballantine Corporation, a full-service direct mail production company, announces the release of their 2008 Direct Mail Format Report. With the recent postage increase, deciding on effective direct mail formats is financially important to a company’s well being.

Protecting Productivity at the Worksite in Challenging Times

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Jan. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In uncertain times, older, experienced employees are the ones companies want to keep. But these seasoned people may leave of their own accord. Or they may start taking time off. Why? ‘A large percentage have aging parents who break a hip or develop dementia, suddenly needing constant attention,’ says Mario Sestito, Director of Business Development for LTC Financial Partners.

For Second Year in a Row, Kitchen Design Firm Arclinea Boston Named #1 by Local Citysearch Users

BOSTON, Mass. – Jan. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arclinea Boston, the area’s premier contemporary custom kitchen design firm, has been voted best in the ‘Home Decor’ category by visitors to Citysearch.com’s Boston website for the second year in a row. Arclinea Boston is the flagship U.S. showroom for the Italian manufacturer of exceptionally functional contemporary kitchens.

SolarReserve Announces Hiring of Distinguished Solarthermal Power Technology Expert

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Jan. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SolarReserve, the Los Angeles-based solar thermal power company that has licensed an innovative energy storage technology for on-demand utility-scale solar power, today announced the appointment of William R. Gould, Jr. to serve as Chief Technical Officer.