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Page 150 of Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Online Employee Benefits Website Launched for Employers – HowellDIRECT(TM)

WILKES-BARRE. Pa. – Dec. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Howell Benefit Services, Inc. (Howell), with offices in northeastern and central Pennsylvania recently introduced HowellDIRECT(TM), a turnkey, web-based employee benefit solution for small and mid-size employers. The product was released on the internet this month and is available to employers in Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey. Expansion to other states is scheduled for 2008.

Congressman Virgil Goode to Receive Stephen Dill Lee Award Wednesday

ELM SPRINGS, COLUMBIA, Tenn. – Dec. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sons of Confederate Veterans Commander-in-Chief Christopher M. Sullivan will present the Stephen Dill Lee Award to Congressman Virgil Goode of Virginia at a ceremony sponsored by the Jefferson Davis Camp, #305, Sons of Confederate Veterans.

Announcing the Launch of Affinity Healthcare

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. – Dec. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The internal medicine/family practice medical group practices formerly named Greater Northwest Medical Group, North Suburban Internists and Adult Care Specialists have merged to become Affinity Healthcare, LLC.

OpenNETCF Brings ASP.NET to Windows CE

CHICAGO, Ill. – Dec. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenNETCF Consulting announces the launch of a new product – Padarn – an ASP.NET web server for Windows CE. Designed primarily for embedded applications requiring remote network access for configuration of data access, Padarn is a lightweight ASP.NET web server designed to run under Windows CE.

Protium Technologies Announces Partnership Agreement with Software Radio Leader, Vanu(R) Inc.

NORTHBOROUGH, Mass. – Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Protium Technologies, Inc. and Vanu, Inc. have signed a teaming agreement formalizing their business relationship. Under terms of the agreement, Protium will continue to design, develop and manufacture a line of RF front-end equipment to meet the requirements of Vanu’s leading-edge, software defined radio architecture.

Software Techniques Inc. Selects M2SYS Fingerprint Software to Meet Continuous Growth and Demand for Desktop Biometric Time and Attendance Solutions

ATLANTA, Ga. – Nov. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M2SYS Technology, an award-winning biometric fingerprint technology firm, announced today that Software Techniques Inc. has enhanced their TimeKRON PC-based time and attendance software by integrating M2SYS’ Bio-SnapON(TM) solution.

Authernative Granted U.S. Patent on Key Conversion Method for Communication Session Encryption and Authentication System

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – Nov. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Authernative, Inc., the developer of innovative user authentication and identity management technologies, announced today that the United States Patent & Trademark Office has granted the company its patent for a key conversion method.

New Report Examines Pharmaceutical Sales Force Effectiveness

LONDON, U.K. and NEW YORK, N.Y. – Nov. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the ever-increasing pressure to ensure maximum return on investment, sales force effectiveness is becoming a high priority in the global pharmaceutical industry. Reports have shown that while sales forces represent the largest spend in pharma sales and marketing, return on this investment has declined sharply in recent years.

Bioscrypt Integrates SecuGen’s Fingerprint Sensor into the V-Station (Optical) Reader

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Nov. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen is proud to announce that Bioscrypt Inc. (TSX: BYT), a leading provider of identity and access management solutions, has chosen to integrate SecuGen’s fingerprint sensor into their V-Station (Optical) reader.

USMotivation Announces New Meetings Alliance and Partnership

ATLANTA, Ga. – Nov. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — USMotivation, a GA-based incentive management company, today announced the creation of a strategic partnership with MeetingAdvice to better address the needs of the meetings market.

Metrofunk.com Launches Bringing Together Celebrities and Trendsetters

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Nov. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Metrofunk announced today that their invite-only social network built by trendsetters, Metrofunk.com, has officially launched. Metrofunk.com, a site devoted entirely to the genres of nightlife, fashion, music, and film will provide a centralized place for people to gather information on what is hot and trendy in the genres of their interest.

New Gaming System from WidowPC Receives Top Rating from PC Gamer Magazine

BOULDER, Colo. – Nov. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — WidowPC(R), a leading boutique brand of high performance, gaming computer recently won PC Gamer Magazine’s highest rating, ‘Excellent’ for its Intel-based, Widow IX2 SLI gaming computer. PC Gamer Magazine cites the Widow IX2 SLI, in its holiday edition as being ‘faster than nature intended.’

Spending on Managed Services Increasing As Enterprises Turn to Outsourcing to Handle Complexity, Says Insight Research

BOONTON, N.J. – Nov. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The US managed services market will grow at a compounded rate of 10 percent over the next five years as growth continues across all segments of the managed services value chain, says a new market study from Insight Research. The report notes that in today’s sophisticated communications environment, full time managed service professionals are in the best position to assist enterprises to realize the full potential of IP networking.

Technology Insight Corporation Awarded for Supplier Excellence

BOSTON, Mass. – Nov. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Technology Insight Corporation (TIC) was recently acknowledged for their product excellence. Wabash National Corporation, a leading manufacturer of semi-trailers in North America, awarded TIC the National Supplier Recognition Award.

Worldwide Telecom Industry Growing Ten Percent Annually, Revenues Expected to Reach $2.7 Trillion by 2013, says Insight Research Corp.

BOONTON, N.J. – Nov. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global telecommunications industry services revenue will reach $1.7 trillion by the close of 2008, with continued strong growth in wireless leading the way, says a new market analysis report from The Insight Research Corporation. According to the new industry market study, overall telecommunications services revenues are expected to grow at a compounded rate of nearly 10.3 percent over the next few years, reaching $2.7 trillion by 2013.

Charlie Allen Restorations Wins Contractor of the Year (CotY) Award

BOSTON, Mass. – Nov. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Charlie Allen Restorations has been recognized with the Contractor of the Year (CotY) Gold Award for Residential Interiors for its meticulous renovation of an 1853 Greek Revival home in Cambridge, MA. The Eastern Massachusetts chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (EM-NARI) presented the award on Wednesday, November 7.

CheapOair is a Hitwise Top 10 Award Winner for the Third Time Consecutively!

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Nov. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CheapOair, a top budget travel website dedicated to leveraging the latest technology to deliver cheap flights, is proud to announce that it has won the Hitwise Top 10 Award for the third time consecutively; ranking #9 by visitors among all U.S. Websites in the Travel Agencies Category for the Quarter ending July – September 2007.

CRNC and Digital Providers Form Service Provider Atlantic Metro Communications

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Nov. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — James Cornman and Stephen Klenert, two well-known executives on the New York technology scene, have joined forces to create a new managed internet services provider (ISP) known as Atlantic Metro Communications. All services previously provided will continue uninterrupted and will benefit from the merged network infrastructure and increased operational support staff.

Dragon Pearl Supports Our Troops in Iraq with Tea

GROVER BEACH, Calif. – Nov. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sergeant Kolmar, stationed in Iraq, is one of the thousands of troops who now have received natural green tea from California-based Dragon Pearl Tea. He sent his thanks for the U.S. Troop Care Package that contained a travel-size version of Dragon Pearl’s most popular tea product. ‘Our Platoon buddy loved the tea,’ he wrote.

Falling Home Prices Cause Homeowners to Focus on Cost Savings When Remodeling

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Nov. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While interest in remodeling remains high, the most recent survey of 5,000 U.S. homeowners by remodelestimates.com reveals that cost savings is now a key consideration as U.S. home prices continue to decline. The ‘Fall 2007 Remodelestimates.com Remodeling Sentiment Report,’ a semi-annual survey of 5,000 U.S. homeowners, shows a continuing trend among homeowners toward minimizing remodeling costs.

Wham Bang Comics Debuts Two-Fisted Adventures #1

LAKE WORTH, Texas – Nov. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thirteen-year-old Jake Tinsley will realize a lifelong dream this week when a character he invented as a young boy debuts in a new comic book published by Galveston-based Wham Bang Comics. The 50-page book houses Jake’s comic, Night Owl, and three other titles.

Bantam Recognized in 2007 Inc. 5000

NEW YORK, N.Y. and AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inc. recognized Bantam Electronics, Inc., a leading provider of high mix electronics manufacturing services for emerging companies, on its inaugural Inc. 5,000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the country. The Inc. 5,000, an extension of Inc. magazine’s annual Inc. 500 list, catches many businesses that are too big to grow at the pace required to make the Inc. 500.

ABC Senior Services Expands into the Granada Hills / Sherman Oaks, California Areas

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif. – Nov. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Always Best Care Senior Services has expanded into the Granada Hills/Sherman Oaks, California areas. America’s premier in-home care, assisted living placement service, and personal response company, is proud to announce seniors in Granada Hills/Sherman Oaks can now rely on Always Best Care Senior Services for outstanding care.

Always Best Care Senior Services Expands to San Diego

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Nov. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Always Best Care Senior Services has expanded into the San Diego area. America’s premier In-Home Care, Assisted Living Placement Service, and Personal Response Company, is proud to announce seniors in San Diego can now rely on Always Best Care Senior Services for outstanding care. For over a decade, a caring relationship has been the foundation of our work.

ACS Data Recovery Launches Nationwide Regional Affiliate Program for Computer Repair Centers

TEMPLE, Texas – Nov. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACS Data Recovery, a worldwide leader in hard drive and RAID data recovery services, is proud to announce the official launch of their brand new Regional Affiliate Program for computer service providers and networking professionals. While the company’s new program offers robust discounts on data recovery services, it also offers additional PR for the Affiliate.

Always Best Care Senior Services Expands into Colorado Springs, Colorado

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Nov. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Always Best Care Senior Services has expanded into the Colorado Springs, Colorado area. America’s premier In-Home Care, Assisted Living Placement Service, and Personal Response Company, is proud to announce seniors in Colorado Springs can now rely on Always Best Care Senior Services for outstanding care.

Subscribers to Telecommunication Services Continues Growing in 2007, Says Insight Research

BOONTON, N.J. – Nov. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While industry consolidation has wrought major changes in the U.S. telecommunications industry service provider segments, the wireless carriers stand out as clear winners, though all segments continue to add new subscribers, says a new report from Insight Research. The wireless companies will be adding new subscribers at a rate nearly double the overall telecommunications subscriber growth rate.

E-Commerce Site Supports American-Made Products and Encourages a Sustainable Future

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Nov. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Sustainable” has become an American buzz word and ‘buy local’ is a message that is popping up everywhere. That’s why a newly launched e-commerce site, MadeinUSAForever.com, promises to sell items made only in the U.S.

Arclinea Boston Wins Two Gold Awards at 2007 Prism Awards

BOSTON, Mass. – Oct. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arclinea Boston is the winner of two 2007 PRISM Gold Awards, for Best Remodeling of a Kitchen Over $100,000 and Best Remodeling of a Kitchen $50,000 – $100,000. Presented by the Builders Association of Greater Boston (BAGB) on Wednesday, October 24 at the Park Plaza Hotel, the PRISM Awards honor exceptional building, design, sales, and marketing.

World’s First Spiritual Perfume and Connecting to God – Scent Makes Sense … According to God and Science

ORANGE, Calif., Oct. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Recent scientific findings indicates new niche fragrance, Virtue(R) parfum, and its inspirational concept are on solid ground with olfactory research, associative behavior research, and the Bible. ‘Virtue was created to be a reminder for Godly focus and help a person connect through fragrance. We developed it for anyone seeking a relationship with their Creator,’ said Vicki Pratt, President, of IBI.

Residential Phone Customers’ Move to Cable Calling Means Phone Companies Lose $8 Billion Over Five Years, Says Insight Research Corp.

BOONTON, N.J. – Oct. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The top 11 cable operators continue to grab share of the residential phone markets, a move that will cost the incumbent phone companies nearly eight billion dollars over the next five years, says a new market research report from Insight Research Corp.

LBA Group Makes Premier List of the 5,000 Fastest-Growing U.S. Businesses

GREENVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Group, Inc. announces that it has made Inc. magazine’s list of the top 5,000 fastest-growing businesses in the nation with a ranking of 3,613 and a three-year sales growth of 80 percent. Inc. 5,000 lists companies, that when put together, represents the backbone of the U.S. economy.

American Information Strategies, Inc. Forms Strategic Partnership with Powerhouse Business Leader

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. – Oct. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — American Information Strategies (AIS), a premier investor lead generation company based in San Clemente, CA, recently entered into a strategic partnership agreement with Ron Huntington, partner of Verne Harnish, author of ‘Mastering the Rockefeller Habits.’ Renowned for his keen insights and expertise, Mr. Huntington is a distinguished business leader with over 30 years of entrepreneurial, ownership, and management experience.

CADFORCE, Inc. Announces Hiring of Former RTKL Principal and National Quality Expert

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Oct. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CADFORCE, the Los Angeles-based global leader in outsourced architectural services, today announced the hiring of Cliff Moser, AIA, MSQA-LEED(R) AP as Vice President of Architecture. Moser, a licensed architect with over 30 years of architecture and construction experience, is an authority on quality control and is the author of numerous articles and whitepapers.

National Property Tax Consulting Firm Opens North East Regional Office

ST. CHARLES, Ill. – Oct. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chicago-based property tax consulting firm Advantax(R) announced today the opening of their new northeast regional office in Macungie, Pennsylvania. The office will be headed by John Palvelko, Jr., Advantax’s newly appointed Manager of Client Services.

Service Providers Cut Application Connectivity CAPEX / OPEX Using Application Session Controllers, says Insight Research White Paper

BOONTON, N.J. – Oct. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Service Providers continue to look for new cost effective means for efficient and effective application-to-network connectivity. As a result, hundreds of millions of dollars will be spent by Service Providers to connect or migrate existing applications as well as build new applications to retain customers and enhance meaningful ARPU across their networks. According to a new white paper by Insight Research, Application Session Controllers (ASCs) are an important new approach.

Panini and KIC Products Announce the Release of a Panini Waffletechnology Check Processor Cleaning Card for Use in the Panini My Vison X(R) Check Scanner

AUBURN, Maine – Oct. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Panini and KIC Products are pleased to announce the release of the Panini Waffletechnology Check Processor Cleaning Card. This product is designed to work with Panini My Vision X(R) Check Scanners through strategic positioning of the Waffletechnology design.

Cimaware Software Releases DeleteFIX Photo, Deleted Photo Recovery Software

MADRID, Spain – Oct. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cimaware Software has launched their newest product DeleteFIX Photo, a utility for the recovery of deleted digital photos. DeleteFIX Photo recovers deleted photo and video files from most digital cameras and other media including memory cards, hard drives, USB devices, pen drives and other removable devices.

Stabilus Appoints Anthony Haba to President

GASTONIA, N.C. – Oct. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stabilus, the world market leader in the design and manufacture of gas springs and hydraulic dampers, has appointed Anthony ‘Tony’ Haba as President Stabilus Inc. Mr. Haba will be responsible for Stabilus business operations in the North American market with facilities in North Carolina, Mexico and Michigan.

BandCon Taps New Vice President – Industry Veteran Set to Guide Sales Efforts

COSTA MESA, Calif. – Oct. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wholesale network infrastructure provider BandCon announced today that Matthew Haentzschel has joined the firm’s senior management team as vice president of sales. Mr. Haentzschel will lead BandCon’s national sales team in developing and implementing strategies to reach and communicate with their growing customer base.