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TeamF1 to Unveil Customizable Secure Gateway Solution Running on Cavium Networks OCTEON(TM) Processors at RSA Conference 2007

FREMONT, Calif. – Feb. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc., a leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, will unveil its latest innovation – the Secure Gateway Solution – in a demonstration at Cavium Networks Booth 1031 at RSA Conference 2007 to be held February 6-9 in the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

Jason Wong to Spearhead Gameshastra Quality Assurance Operations

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Feb. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gameshastra, a leading provider of Game Outsource Services, announced today the appointment of Jason Wong as Vice President – Quality Assurance. Prior to joining Gameshastra, Mr. Wong oversaw quality assurance operations for Activision, Inc.

HotGigs Inc. Enhances Website with Web 2.0 Features to Further Streamline the Staffing Supply Chain

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Jan. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HotGigs Inc., an innovator in web-based staffing solutions, has upgraded its online staffing exchange HotGigs.com, adding new tools and capabilities, such as the ability to compare billable hourly rates for a large variety of consulting professions.

Techway Services Receives WBE Rising Star Award

DALLAS, Texas – Jan. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Techway Services, Inc. received the 2007 Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Rising Star Award from the Women’s Business Council – Southwest (WBCS). The award was presented Jan. 23 at the WBCS’ 11th Annual Parade of Stars Awards Gala.

GSP Starts 2007 with Expansion of Federal Government Affairs Practice

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Jan. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GSP Consulting, a fast-growing government affairs and economic architecture consulting firm today announced the expansion of their Federal Government Affairs practice in Washington D.C. and Pittsburgh.

JAVA JUICE(R) Liquid Coffee Extract – Toasts First Birthday at Outdoor Retailer

VENICE, Calif. – Jan. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — in January 2006, Richard Karno, a Los Angeles-based organic coffee roaster, introduced a single serving packet of organic liquid coffee extract, which he named Java Juice. The shelf-stable, portable coffee packets were a great fit for the outdoor and travel industries, so Karno chose the 2006 Winter Outdoor Retailer, the leading outdoor industry event to showcase his invention.

Political Internet ‘Revolutionaries’ Endorse ElectionMall Product

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Jan. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ElectionMall Technologies, Inc., a nonpartisan worldwide provider of technology solutions to political campaigns, released today a testimonial by Joe Trippi praising ElectionMall’s suite of technology tools for federal, state, and local races, and also announced that Dr. Michael Cornfield has been named Vice President of Public Affairs.

Corporate Telecom Spending Highest for Cellular, Says Insight Research

BOONTON, N.J. – Jan. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spending by businesses on wireless services accounted for over one-third of the corporate bill for telecommunication services in 2006, says a new market research report from Insight Research. By the close of 2006, total US business spending on telecommunications services reached just over $132 billion, and by 2011 business spending is forecasted to grow to nearly $154 billion, according to the new research study.

GeckoSystems UK Ltd. Created to Target UK Security Markets with Mobile Robot Solutions

ATLANTA, Ga. – Jan. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GeckoSystems, Inc. (OTC PK: GKSY / GKSY.pk) announced today the formation and opening of its new UK office located in greater London, England. The new subsidiary, GeckoSystems UK Ltd., will be responsible for manufacturing, sales, and support in the commercial security and defense marketplaces.

CADFORCE, Inc. Announces Additions to Management Team

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Jan. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CADFORCE, the Los Angeles-based global leader in outsourced architectural services, today announced that it has added three new people to its management team. They are Paul Fielding, Ph.D., Chief Operating Officer; Jeffrey Matzek, AIA, Vice President of Quality; and Catrina Gregory, Vice President of Client Care.

Timely and Accurate Research on the $150 Billion Security Market

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Jan. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lehman Brothers’ 2006 Security Industry Annual Report, providing useful information on the security industry, is now available through Sandra Jones and Company. Authored by Jeff Kessler, Sr. VP at Lehman Brothers, the report is invaluable when measuring the market, developing business plans, updating valuations and getting new perspective on the industry.

ActionCOACH Cornerstone Announces Expansion in Northern Georgia

DULUTH, Ga. – Jan. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ActionCOACH Cornerstone, a local, independently-owned licensee of ActionCOACH, the world’s #1 business coaching franchise, announced today that it will be expanding it’s business presence in Georgia through a merger with two other established ActionCOACH Business Coaches.

Local Action International Business Coaching Franchise Announces Its New Name: ActionCOACH

DULUTH, Ga. – Jan. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The local, independently-owned office of Action International, the world’s #1 business coaching franchise, today announced its corporate name is changing to ActionCOACH, effective immediately. ActionCOACH will continue to aggressively expand its mission to help small- to medium-sized businesses and their owners become more efficient, and more productive.

Nation’s First Automated Video Rental Store Opens in Reno

RENO, Nev. – Jan. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MoviebankUSA announced the opening of their newest location in Northwest Reno. MoviebankUSA’s automated DVD and video game vending units are redefining the video rental industry by making hundreds of blockbuster movies accessible to entertainment lovers 24 hours per day for just 99-cents.

Systrends Moves to Ontario – Forming Strategic Canadian Partnership to Market Software and Services

TORONTO, Ontario and TEMPE, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Systrends International, a provider of data communications software and services to the Electricity, Gas and Retail industries, today announced a strategic partnership with Michor & Associates. Michor will exclusively market all of Systrends’ products and services in Canada.

Sinclair Johnson of Virginia Beach to be Awarded 2006 Virginia Businessman of the Year Award

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Dec. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NRCC Chairman Tom Reynolds and the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) announced today that Sinclair Johnson has been chosen as a 2006 Virginia Businessman of the Year.

Public Ethernet Services Poised for Growth Spurt in 2007, says Insight Research

BOONTON, N.J. – Dec. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The US public Ethernet services market is expected to grow from $940 million in 2006 to over $5 billion in 2012, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation. With metro-area Ethernet services now available from virtually all major data service providers and wide-area Ethernet about to get a shot in the arm from the dominant carriers, the market is poised to take off.

TeamF1 Partners with EdgeSoft, Promate, Celestial; Expands Sales Presence in Asia Pacific

FREMONT, Calif. – Dec. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, expanded its sales presence in Korea, Taiwan and India by signing agreements with leading resellers in these markets.

Authernative Granted Patent in China for Private and Secure Financial Transactions Method

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – Dec. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Authernative, Inc., the developer of innovative user and transaction authentication and identity management technologies, announced today that the People’s Republic of China Patent Office has granted the company its patent for a private and secure financial transactions method.

Online Jeweler JamesAllen.com Debuts New ‘Hearts & Arrows’ Diamond Collection

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — JamesAllen.com, one of the leading online jewelry companies has just announced the release of their Signature Ideal Cut ‘Hearts & Arrows’ Collection. This exclusive inventory of perfectly symmetrical diamonds represents the ‘creme de la creme’ of diamond cutting and is available only through the JamesAllen.com website.

City Network, Inc. Receives Notice from Amex That It is Not in Compliance with Continued Listing Standards

TAIPEI, Taiwan – Dec. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — City Network, Inc. (AMEX: CSN) a company that designs, manufactures, and markets a comprehensive line of broadband and wireless Internet access solutions and consumer electronic products, announced that on December 5, 2006, the Company received notice from the American Stock Exchange (Amex) that it is not in compliance with certain Amex continued listing standards.

New HearPod Line of BTE Hearing Aids Adds Directional Mic with Open Fitting

CORNELIUS, N.C. – Dec. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HearPod Hearing Aids president Randy Wohlers, BC-HIS, today announced the introduction of HearPod Directional Mic Open Fitting hearing aid. This behind the ear aid is designed to cater to the hearing industry’s hottest trends – directional microphones, open fitting and cosmetically discrete design. Directional microphones improve the wearer’s ability to understand speech by focusing correction on voices in front of the wearer while reducing noises from behind.

Duncan Technology Group Completes Reverse Merger with Ascentia Biomedical Corporation

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Dec. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ascentia Biomedical Corporation (‘Ascentia’) (OTC: ASCE / ASCE.pk) today announced that, effective November 28, 2006, it has completed the acquisition of all the outstanding common stock of Fortress Technology Systems, Inc. (‘Fortress’), pursuant to a share exchange agreement. Ascentia acquired all of the outstanding shares of Fortress common and preferred stock in exchange for 254,531,004 shares of Ascentia common stock and 8,000,000 shares of Ascentia Series A Preferred Stock.

CADFORCE, Inc. Announces $3.1 Million in Venture Capital Financing

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Dec. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CADFORCE, the Los Angeles-based global leader in outsourced architectural services, today announced that it has raised $3.1 million in a Series B funding round. Louisiana Ventures, LP, of Bossier City, Louisiana led the round with a $1.5 million investment. This follows Rincon Venture Partners’ August 2005 Series A, bringing the total capital investment in CADFORCE to just under $5 million. Rincon and the Tech Coast Angels also participated in the Series B. In addition, CADFORCE’s Board of Directors has chosen to keep the Series B round open for additional investment of $1.4 million.

GeckoSystems, Inc. Appoints New Senior Management

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Nov. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GeckoSystems, Inc. (OTC: GKSY / GKSY.pk) is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Neil T. Wallace to the position of Vice President, Legal and Public Affairs. Mr. Wallace holds a J.D. and an economics degree and has held several senior management positions domestically.

City Network, Inc. – Amendment to Press Release dated November 28, 2006

TAIPEI, Taiwan – Nov. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — City Network, Inc. (AMEX:CSN) a company that designs, manufactures, and markets a comprehensive line of broadband and wireless Internet access solutions and consumer electronic products, announced that on November 22, 2006, the Company received notice from the American Stock Exchange (Amex) that it is not in compliance with certain Amex continued listing standards, as a result of the Company’s failure to file in a timely manner a Form 10-QSB for the quarter ended September 30, 2006.

City Network, Inc. Receives Notice from Amex That It is Not in Compliance with Continued Listing Standards

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — City Network, Inc. (AMEX: CSN) announced that on November 22, 2006 the Company received notice from the American Stock Exchange (‘Amex’) that it is not in compliance with certain Amex continued listing standards, as a result of the Company’s failure to file in a timely manner a Form 10-QSB for the year ended September 30, 2006.

GeckoSystems, Inc. Appoints New Board Member

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GeckoSystems, Inc. (OTC: GKSY / GKSY.pk) is pleased to announce that the Company has appointed Mr. George MacLeod to the GeckoSystems Board of Directors. Mr. MacLeod will also continue in his position as Senior Vice President of Business Development of the company. GeckoSystems, Inc. provides practical mobile robot solutions for safety, security, and service(TM) in all types of industries.

Numerica Corporation Hires Two New Personnel

FORT COLLINS, Colo. – Nov. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scientific research, development, software, and consulting company, Numerica Corporation, has just announced the hiring of the following personnel: Randy Paffenroth, Ph.D. as Computational Scientist V, and Stephanie Chan as Research Scientist I.

Prime Companies, Inc. Successfully Negotiates for and Acquires Mount Logic, LLC’s Assets

YUBA CITY, Calif. – Nov 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Prime Companies, Inc. (OTC: PRMC / PRMC.pk) announces that it has executed an agreement and has consummated the purchase of certain strategic assets from Mount Logic, LLC, including Mount Logic’s Manufacturing Patents of ergonomic arms and mounts.

Nationally-Renowned Consulting Firm Establishes Office in Minneapolis – Former Legislator Lynne Osterman Tapped to Lead Operations

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Nov. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A specialty government and economic development consulting firm is extending its reach further into the Midwest as it announced today the opening of an office in Minneapolis. GSP Consulting, based in Pittsburgh, Pa., has announced it will establish its 10th office in Minneapolis. Led by former legislator and leading bioscience advocate Lynne Osterman, the firm will bring to the marketplace its unique brand of government and economic development consulting.

Robert Donohue elected to Utility Associates Board of Directors

COVINGTON, Ga. – Nov. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Robert W. (‘Bill’) Donohue, retired Senior Vice President – Electric Operations of Consolidated Edison, has been elected to the Board of Directors of Utility Associates, Inc. Utility Associates is a venture-funded mobile asset management hardware and software company serving the electric and gas utility, telecom, distribution, and government market segments.

deverus, Inc. Racks Up Another Industry First: the Vero Hire

AUSTIN, Texas – Nov. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — deverus today unveiled its new, one of a kind service line, the Vero Hire. The Vero Hire is an on-demand, Web-based software application designed to help background check and employment screening companies deliver new and advanced services to help HR hire and retain productive employees.

Cheap Airfare and Budget Travel Web Site CheapoAir.com Signs up with TouricoHolidays.com Hotel Portal

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Nov. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CheapoAir.com Cheap Airfare and Budget Travel Web Site announced today that it has signed a distribution agreement with TouricoHolidays.com, one of the largest hotel portals in the world. CheapoAir.com.com will utilize Tourico’s hotel properties to create hotel and air dynamic packages to sell to its more than 1 million online customer base. TouricoHolidays.com has one of the most diverse hotel-negotiated rate portfolios in the world.

Prime Companies, Inc. Successfully Consummates the Purchase and Acquisition of Certain Dental Insite, LLC Assets

YUBA CITY, Calif. – Nov. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Prime Companies, Inc. (OTC: PRMC / PRMC.pk) announces that it has executed and consummated the purchase of certain strategic assets from Dental Insite, LLC, including Dental Insite source code, all its rights and its customer base.

MyHearPod Introduces an Amazingly Small Hearing Aid called HP Micro

CORNELIUS, N.C. – Nov. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HearPod Hearing Aids president Randy Wohlers, BC-HIS, announced today the introduction of the HearPod Micro, which is one of the smallest completely in the canal (CIC) hearing aids on the market and designed to be used for open fittings. Open fitting means the hearing aid allows venting for equalization of pressure inside the ear canal.

Fast-Growing Consulting Firm adds Chairman; Readies for Expansion, and Launches Strategic Partnerships

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Oct. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Few companies experience growth like GSP Consulting Corp. The leading government affairs and economic development consulting firm is once again creating buzz across the country as they add to their executive staff, launch strategic partnerships, and expand operations.

deverus, Inc. Announces the Purchase of Clickable Software and its Applicant Tracking Assets

AUSTIN, Texas – Oct. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — deverus, today announced it has acquired the Clickable Software assets of 3Peaks Software Solutions. With its market leading suite of applicant tracking products focused on the food industry, Clickable Software delivers world class applicant tracking and management solutions to Fortune 1000 companies.

New Profit-Boosting Tool for Human Resource Managers – Long Term Care Educational Program that Could Add Millions to Bottom Lines

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Oct. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new tool called the LTC Outreach and Education Program(TM) (LTCOEP(TM)) promises to help human resource managers change their departments from cost centers to profit centers. The program does its bottom-line magic by helping employees cope with the productivity-draining prospect of caring for family members, such as aging parents, who can no longer care for themselves.

Internet-Enabled Consumer Telecom Services Will Generate $265 Billion Over Five Years, says Insight Research

BOONTON, N.J. – Oct. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A wide array of new Internet-enabled communications services geared to the needs of consumers is expected to generate nearly $265 billion for phone companies and other telecommunications carriers worldwide over the next five years, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation. These new Internet-enabled services include: residential video telephony; fixed-mobile convergence; file sharing services; streaming services; location-based services; and presence-based services.