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Page 147 of Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Home Shopping Latino adds Latino Industry Veteran, Ms. Rosario Moreno, to its Executive Staff

MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Home Shopping Latino, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HSPL / HSPL.pk) today announced that Ms. Rosario Moreno has joined Home Shopping Latino, as it prepares to launch its Shopping Channel. Rosario will report directly to Federico Teran, Chief Operating Officer. Ms. Moreno brings a 30 year experience in DRTV and television. She has created and produced first time DRTV and PR campaigns for top companies like Procter and Gamble and Unilever.

Guangdong Food Industry Institute / LP Food Ingredients Vindicated by Initial ITC Determination regarding Patented Sucralose Manufacturing Technology

EXETER, Calif., Sept. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guangdong Food Industry Institute (GDFII/L&P Food), a leading and first manufacturer of Sucralose in China, announced that today, Administrative Law Judge Charles E. Bullock of the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) has issued his initial determination on Tate & Lyle’s Section 337 complaint (docket# 337-TA-604). The complaint alleged infringement of process patents relating to the production of sucralose and certain intermediate compounds.

Be Vista Ready Now: Resize a Partition for Free in Windows Vista

CHENDU, China, Sept. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EASEUS announces the release of its free Partition Manager V. 2.0. As a Partition Magic alternative, it creates, deletes, formats and moves a logical disk to reallocate space and simply complies with the system requirements of a tricky application. Face it: Sooner or later, most people have to reshape their hard disks. Now, this is possible without having to wipe out the entire disk and reinstalling software.

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle Addresses Georgia Association of Business Brokers

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Will lagging revenues eventually mean higher taxes? Are more layoffs looming amid the state’s budget crisis? Which businesses and industries are likely to turn around first when the economy recovers? Georgia Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle, a successful small-businessman before entering politics, will face tough questions like these during today’s meeting of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers, Inc. (GABB), a statewide group with almost 200 members.

Chicago Faucets ECAST(TM) Line Allows California Schools to Immediately Address Latest Lead-Free Safety Standards for Drinking Water

DES PLAINES, Ill. and SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ongoing efforts by state legislators to provide the safest drinking water possible to the residents, and especially to the children of California, has resulted in the creation of California Assembly Bill 1953 (AB1953). Slated to take effect on January 1, 2010, this new bill requires residential and commercial faucets that dispense water for human consumption must not exceed a total weighted average of 0.25 percent maximum lead content.

Hurricane Gustav Reveals Gap in Otherwise Successful Marine Industry Preparations

FRIENDSWOOD, Texas, Sept. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to the Gulf Intracoastal Canal Association, the Coast Guard, Corps of Engineers and inland barge industry have collaborated extensively since the 2005 hurricane season to better prepare for and respond to hurricane events along the Gulf Coast. Specifically, the collaboration produced a detailed, written protocol for storm preparation, communications and response efforts as they pertain to the marine industry.

Artisteer – Web and Blog Design Automation Software Unveiled at BlogWorld Expo

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Extensoft announced today the release of Artisteer, its Web design automation software to create professional blog themes and Website templates, at this week’s BlogWorld Expo show at the Las Vegas Convention Center – South Hall S-3 (booth number 508). The product eliminates the need to learn Photoshop, Dreamweaver, HTML, CSS or other Web technologies to produce original Website designs.

Napatech Announces 20GbE Pattern Matching Adapter for Security Applications and for Detailed Packet, Flow or Protocol Analysis

ANDOVER, Mass., Sept. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — INTEROP — Napatech today announces an upgraded version of its Pattern Matching Adapter based on Tilera’s TILE64 Multicore processor. The new Pattern Matching Adapter can be used as a stand-alone product utilizing the two new added 10 Gbps ports on the board, or in advanced configurations in conjunction with the Napatech 1 Gbps and 10 Gbps high-performance network adapters.

Napatech Announces New Optical Bypass Adapter for Their Optical 1GbE and 10GbE High-Performance Network Adapters

ANDOVER, Mass., Sept. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — INTEROP — Napatech announces NEW Optical Bypass Adapters for their 1 Gbps and 10 Gbps high-performance network adapters. Available in two versions supporting both Long Range single-mode on 9-micrometer optical fibers and Short Range multimode on 50-micrometer optical fibers, see product displays at INTEROP in New York, September 17-19 2008.

US Renewables Group Partners with Citi, Credit Suisse on $140MM Solar Investment

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today SolarReserve, a developer of utility scale solar power plants, announced that it has closed a second round of funding totaling $140 million. The financing was led by the renewable energy private equity group within Citi Alternative Investments, Sustainable Development Investments (SDI), and Credit Suisse’s Customized Fund Investment Group.

Napatech Announces New Feature Set For Their NT20 Family 10GbE High-Performance Network Adapters

ANDOVER, Mass., Sept. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Napatech announces the latest release called ANAHEIM for their NT family of 10GbE high-performance network adapters for PCI-Express. The ANAHEIM release includes new additional features to the earlier announced TUCSON software release. Product Displays at INTEROP in New York, September 17-19 2008.

Epeius Biotechnologies’ Lead Product, Rexin-G for Metastatic Cancer, Aptly Highlighted by National Cancer Institute Journal

SAN MARINO, Calif., Sept. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation today announced that Rexin-G, its lead product in development for metastatic cancer, has been highlighted in a recent NEWS article published by the Journal of the National Cancer Institute (JNCI, Sept. 9, 2008). The article, authored by Vickie Brower, describes recent advances and new approaches in genetic medicine that may succeed where small molecules and proteins have failed.

Home Shopping Latino Retains JPC Investment Group for Investment Banking Services

MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Home Shopping Latino, Inc. (OTC: HSPL / HSPL.pk), a Spanish TV network covering North America, today announced that they are retaining JPC Investments Group, LLC., an Atlanta based investment banking company, as the Company’s financial advisor to support HSPL’s aggressive growth strategies, including raising additional capital as needed.

Columbus, Ohio Brewery Issues First T-Shirt Recall in The Nation

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Trying to squelch a beery urban legend that has been misquoted by historians and beer enthusiasts since the early days of Repeal, Dick Stevens, owner of the Elevator Brewery & Draught Haus has decided to belly-up to the bar, so to speak, and replace t-shirts sold at the award-winning brewery and eatery that incorrectly attributes Benjamin Franklin to a much quoted phrase that the Founding Father never uttered.

Boston Area Resident and Business Owner Named to Business Week Top 25 U.S. Entrepreneurs Under 25

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intern Bridge Inc, the nation’s leading college recruiting and research firm, announced today that its founder and president, Richard Bottner, age 23, has been published on the Business Week list of the Top 25 U.S. Entrepreneurs Under 25. Intern Bridge was started in 2005 by Bottner, while he was a student at Babson College in Wellesley.

Syntec Optics Granted U.S. Patent for Innovative HRDT Technology

PAVILION, N.Y., Sept. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Syntec Optics, the largest independent manufacturer of custom plastic optics in North America, has been granted a U.S. patent for its HRDT(TM) (High Refraction Diamond Turning) technology, in production use since late 2005. Most Syntec HRDT projects have been defense-related. However, HRDT holds promise for other markets, such as datacom, that require asymmetric, low-cost optics with high wave sensitivity and strong heat resistance, and share with defense an imperative to shave development cycles.

Acushield Financial Assists Attorney General McGraw in its Inquiry of the Services Received by West Virginia

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Sept. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Acushield Financial, Inc, a Nevada corporation delivering outsourcing customer service, billing, education and mediation to U.S. companies, acknowledges that it assisted the West Virginia Attorney General office in late 2007 in their inquiries of services provided to 9 consumers.

USMotivation Named to Second Annual ‘CMI 25’ List by Corporate Meetings and Incentives Magazine

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — USMotivation today announced that it has been named to the second annual “CMI 25” list of the industry’s largest and most influential full-service independent meeting and incentive travel management companies focused on the corporate market. Complied by Penton Media’s Corporate Meetings & Incentives(R) magazine, the leading information source for the $40.3 billion corporate meetings and events industry.

Spending on Telecommunications Private Line Services to Hit $40.6 Billion in 2008, Says Insight Research Corporation

BOONTON, N.J., Sept. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The $40 billion private line services market is posting solid growth for a third straight year, 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.

Card Cafe Promotes Kira Case to Vice President and General Manager

OREM, Utah, Sept. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Card Cafe, a global technology provider, today announced the promotion of Kira Case to Vice President and General Manager. She will oversee and manage all operating aspects of the company. Card Cafe was founded in 2005 as an easy way to keep in touch with people through online ordering of printed greeting cards.

Major Unofficial Upgrade for Microsoft(R) Windows(R) Vista and XP Released by Extensoft

SEATTLE, Wash., Sept. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an answer to the market’s demand for a better, more user-friendly Microsoft(R) Windows(R), Extensoft announced today the release of its Extensions for Windows – a product that significantly broadens the functionality of both Windows XP and Vista. Extensions for Windows is the first community driven, modular upgrade for Windows XP and Vista and contains a number of new features Windows users have desired as part of the operating system.

Arclinea San Diego Wins Two National Design Awards

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two residential kitchen remodels designed by Arclinea San Diego have won prestigious national design awards. The kitchen design firm has won a Grand Award in Remodeling magazine’s 2008 Remodeling Design Awards, for their bold, contemporary design for an 1898 historic Victorian- and a Gold Award in the 2008 Qualified Remodeler Master Design Awards sponsored by Qualified Remodeler magazine, for their sleek, all-stainless steel design for a 1950s California ranch.

Home Shopping Latino, Inc. Launches a $6 Million Dollar Global Media Fund Campaign

CARSON, Nev., Sept. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Home Shopping Latino, a Delaware Corporation (OTC: HSPL / HSPL.pk), dba Viva Telecompras, announced today that they are launching their nationwide media campaign for the company and its subsidiary, Viva Telecompras. In addition, the network intends to offer its own credit card and payment plan for Miami, FL.

iSkin’s New solo for iPhone 3G Delivers Slim-fitting Protection for a High-Gloss Fashion Makeover

TORONTO, Canada, Sept. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iSkin Inc. today introduced its new solo bodyguard for iPhone 3G: a sleek and stylish protector that echoes the iPhone 3G’s beauty in a slim, fashionable package. Featuring a stunning high-gloss finish accented with subtle curves, the solo perfectly encapsulates the iPhone 3G and delivers protection against impact, scratches, dirt, dust, and everyday hazards.

Kathleen Gilmartin Joins Interim HealthCare Inc. as New President and CEO

SUNRISE, Fla., Sept. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Board of Directors of Interim HealthCare Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Kathleen Gilmartin as President and CEO, effective September 2nd. Mrs. Gilmartin brings more than 35 years of healthcare experience and will lead Interim HealthCare’s national network of over 300 franchise offices. Founded in 1966, the Sunrise, Florida-based Interim HealthCare is the nation’s oldest health care franchisor and the largest combined provider of home care and medical staffing.

Napco Asset Management and Packman Financial Finalize Merger

SYOSSET, N.Y., Sept. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Napco Asset Management Inc. and Packman Financial Inc. announced that they have completed their merger. The combined company will be known as PNiGlobal Partners Inc. Vincent Napolitano, Chief Executive Officer of Napco Asset Management and Michael Packman, Chief Executive Officer of Packman Financial will share responsibilities and serve as Co-Chief Executive Officers of PNiGlobal Partners.

LTC Financial Partners (LTCFP) is Fastest-Growing Long Term Care Insurance Specialist on Inc. Magazine List

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This month Inc. Magazine ranks LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) No. 1,353 among all companies, and No. 12 among insurance companies, in its annual ranking of the 5,000 fastest-growing companies in the nation. Among insurance companies, LTCFP is the fastest-growing one focusing exclusively on long term care insurance sales.

Southwest Ohio’s First and Largest Outpatient Pain Clinic Continues to Grow Despite Weak Economy

CENTERVILLE, Ohio, Aug. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Richard Donnini, President and Founder of the Pain Evaluation and Management Center of Ohio has recently announced that Dr. Mark Thomas, one of the most renowned addiction and pain medicine specialists in the State of Ohio, has joined the team at PEMCO.

Worldwide Mobile Content Tools Market to Top $8 Billion in 2008, says INSIGHT Research Corp.

BOONTON, N.J., Aug. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Music and electronic game publishers, television broadcasters, video production companies, content aggregators, and telecommunications carriers worldwide are expected to spend more than $8 billion on the tools needed to create, edit, manage, and load various forms of content onto mobile devices by year-end 2008, according to a new market research study from The INSIGHT Research Corporation.

exxHelp Help Doc Builder Software Released

LUDWIGSBURG, Germany, Aug. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pintexx, a software company based in Ludwigsburg Germany is happy to announce the release of their new web based help authoring system, exxHelp. A sister company to Libera, Inc. (Jamestown, NY), Pintexx’s exxHelp is a web-based help authoring system which lets you create Help Documents online.

AP Financial, Inc. Opens Another Office in San Diego, California

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AP Financial, also known as American Premier Financial, announced today the opening of their ninth office in San Diego, California. ‘With the opening of the San Diego office,’ Ken C. Perrin, Senior Partner at AP Financial says, ‘we now have offices on both the east and west coast and are now positioned to grow everywhere in-between.’

Libera Acquires Pintexx

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Libera, a software company based in Jamestown, New York, is proud to offer a number of .net internet thin client customizable off the shelf (COTS) solutions built using the Libera System 7 Framework. These include products such as System 7 Survey Builder, System 7 Issue Tracking System (ITS), System 7 Time Tracker (TT), System 7 Project Manager & Scheduler, as well as customized information management systems

SecuGen Broadens Platform Support and Adds New NIST MINEX SDKs to The SecuGen SDK Collection, Release 11

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the SecuGen SDK Collection, Release 11. This new release adds Software Developer Kits that reflect SecuGen’s commitment to continuing its efforts to provide Independent Software Vendor (ISV) partners with the broadest platform support in the biometrics industry.

Limnia, Inc. Announces Private/Government Partnership to Deliver Leading Energy Storage Solution to Worldwide Marketplace

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Limnia, Inc., in a private/public partnership with university and national lab efforts, announces an initiative to aggregate over $100M of past research from 30 years of private lab development. This project’s goal is to deliver an energy storage solution to the marketplace which holds more energy than traditional batteries with optimal efficiency and maintains longer duration per charge than any other solution currently available worldwide.

ORCS Web Selected for Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Companies

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ORCS Web earned a spot on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation for the second year in a row. With revenue growth of more than 150% in three years, ORCS Web ranks in the top half of the Inc. 5000 list, released yesterday.

Java Juice(R) Organic Liquid Coffee Extract on Campus

VENICE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As college campuses, in response to student demands, search for green products, undergrads are digging a different kind of eco-friendly alternative this semester. Bicycles built for four? Biodegradable textbooks? Try Java Juice(R), a coffee extract that students say they’re enjoying, and not just because it’s as green as it gets: fairly traded with no chemicals, additives or preservatives.

New Title for the Instrumental Album from The G-Man is ‘Burning Fan Soundscapes’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Music composer John Scott G (recording artist The G-Man) has changed the title of his instrumental album ‘Burning Man Soundscapes’ to ‘Burning Fan Soundscapes.’ More information and song samples are online at the new website for the album.

Today, Fare Buzz is Proud to Announce the Launch of Buzz Rewards – a New Rewards Program for Fare Buzz Members

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buzz Rewards is an appreciation program whereby travel professionals accrue points for every air and hotel booking made with Fare Buzz. Each point translates into $1. Upon accruing 15 points in purchasing power, the member will automatically be sent a co-branded Buzz Rewards Card, pre-loaded with a $15.00 value from American Express Incentive Services.

MMDI’s Rebound HRD(R) Receives Separate Reimbursement Procedure Coding for Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Minnesota Medical Development, Inc. (MMDI) today announced that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have agreed to create seven new ICD-9-CM reimbursement procedure codes for its new Rebound HRD (Hernia Repair Device). The new coding will become effective October 1, 2008. The Rebound HRD was recently FDA 510(k) cleared and is intended to assist in the repair and/or reinforcement of hernia or other soft tissue defects.

M2SYS Technology Innovative Fingerprint Biometrics Solution Chosen by Harms Software

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M2SYS Technology, an award-winning fingerprint biometrics research and development firm, announced today that Harms Software, a leading provider of management software to the spa and salon industry, has agreed to begin providing M2SYS fingerprint readers and software to their customers worldwide.