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Page 209 of Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Backbone Announces Partnership with Perlustro L.P.

FAIRMONT, W.Va., Nov. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Backbone Security, the industry leader in digital steganalysis software, has entered into an agreement with Perlustro L.P. to include hash values of files associated with digital steganography applications in the new ILookPI(TM) toolkit. ILook forensics tools have trusted and court validated 10 year history of use by law enforcement, military, and intelligence agencies around the world, and it is the only analysis tool used by many large government agencies.

Mitchell Construction Group Takes Gold Twice in 2008 Contractor of the Year Awards

MEDFIELD, Mass., Nov. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mitchell Construction Group, Inc., a multi-award winning design and renovation firm located in Medfield, is pleased to announce they are the recipient of two 2008 Gold Contractor of the Year (CoTY) Awards from the Eastern Massachusetts National Association of the Remodeling Industry (EM NARI) in the categories of Best Kitchen Remodeling and Best Exterior Renovation.

The Princeton of Preschools Brings Quality Childcare to Cincinnati

CINCINATTI, Ohio, Nov. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Preschool children can now enjoy the past and present while preparing for the future. The Gardner School (TGS), an academically-focused preschool that serves children ages six weeks through pre-K, has recently expanded their award-winning preschool into the Cincinnati market. Their new location is in Blue Ash, Ohio at 9920 Carver Road.

Passware Exposes Private Data Indexed by Windows Search

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Passware, Inc., the expert in cryptanalysis, introduces a new evidence discovery solution for Windows Vista, XP, and Server 2003. Passware Search Index Examiner makes all the data indexed by Windows Search instantly accessible to computer forensics and IT professionals.

Liberty Travel Selects Perillo Tours as Preferred Tour Partner

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Nov. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Liberty Travel, one of the largest retail travel agencies in the U.S., has selected Perillo Tours, America’s largest escorted tour operator to Italy as its most recent preferred partner for escorted tours.

Location Based Services Spending in 2008 Tops $1.6 Billion, Says Insight Research Corp.

BOONTON, N.J., Nov. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The worldwide market for location-based telecommunication services is expected to exceed $1.6 billion in 2008 as an ever increasing number of cellular and other wireless carriers provide customized services based upon a location-awareness of their end-users. According to a new market research study from The INSIGHT Research Corporation, location-based telecommunication services are most popular in European and Mid-East countries, where they provide wireless subscribers with tailored information based upon their current physical location.

EV Rental Cars, LLC Takes Delivery Of New Fleet

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EV Transportation, Inc. (OTC:EVTP / EVTP.OB), owner of EV Rental Cars, LLC, today announced it is taking delivery of new 2008 Toyota hybrids. ‘As part of our restructuring, we are defleeting our older cars and are bringing in new Toyota hybrids,’ said Bill Plamondon, Chairman and CEO of EV Transportation, Inc. ‘We will continue to bring in new cars over the next six to nine months.’

‘Kentucky Monthly’ Votes Moonlite the Best Barbecue in Kentucky for the Fifth Year in a Row

OWENSBORO, Ky. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Because of Moonlite’s stunning set of victories, the Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn, a Kentucky Tradition in Owensboro Kentucky since 1963, will be inducted into the Kentucky’s Best Hall of Fame; the category of Kentucky’s Best Barbecue will be retired from the magazine’s reader poll.

Neotrope Extends Non-Profit PR Grant Application Deadline

TORRANCE, Calif., Nov. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope(R), a brand identity, PR, and marketing firm established Jan. of 1983, has extended the 2009 grant application deadline for non-profit organizations, from Nov. 12th, to Dec. 7th, 2008, due to the recent U.S. elections. The company is donating $25,000 in free public relations and newswire services to worthy smaller non-profit and charitable organizations to celebrate its 25th anniversary. Neotrope previously donated $25K worth of services in 2000, and $22K in 2005; and has provided discounted or free services to various non-profits for more than 20 years.

CheapOair is a Hitwise Award Winner 10 Times Consecutively

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CheapOair Wins Hitwise U.S. Top 10 Award for the quarter ending July – September 2008. During this period, CheapOair ranked No. 10 based on market share of visits among all U.S. websites in the Hitwise Travel Agencies industry.

Jimmy Jazz Stores Announces 3 New Locations in North Carolina; Leading Urban Clothing Retailer’s First Entrance into the State of N.C.

GREENSBORO, N.C., Nov. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jimmy Jazz, a leading urban fashion and footwear retailer, will be opening three new locations in the state of North Carolina. This is the specialty apparel retailer’s first entrance into the state. With the additional openings, Jimmy Jazz will now have over 60 stores in the eastern United States.

EASEUS Makes Partition and Disk Copy Easy and Free with New Disk Copy Freeware

CHENGDU, China, Nov. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When upgrading a hard drive, it is inevitable that computer users will come face-to-face with the challenge of reinstalling an operating system and all its applications. The process, while necessary, is very time consuming. EASEUS has made the process short and sweet with the release of its new Disk Copy V2.3.

Biometric Technologies Inc. Selects SecuGen’s Hamster(TM) IV Fingerprint Reader to Reduce Phantom Billing

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation is pleased to announce that Biometric Technologies, Inc. has integrated the SecuGen Hamster(TM) IV into BIOCLAIM(R), their flagship software product. BIOCLAIM is the only medical billing solution that provides biometric confirmation that a patient was actually present to receive healthcare services.

Philatron International Winner of 2008 Latin Business Association Annual Sol Award

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Philatron International and CEO, Founder, and Owner, Phillip M. Ramos, Jr. were honored at the 2008 Latino Business Association Annual SOL awards as top business of the year. Top business with over $5 million in sales.

USA Book News Names Dee Dee Phelps Finalist in The National Best Book 2008 Awards

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Altergate Publishing announced today that author Dee Dee Phelps’s ‘Vinyl Highway’ (ISBN: 978-1934321751) is a finalist in the National USA Book News Best Book Awards Autobiography category. Vinyl Highway goes on tour across the 1960’s in this humorous chronicle of destiny and rock-and-roll, as 18-year old Mary transforms from shy college student to hit singer/songwriter, half the singing team Dick and Dee Dee, one of the most popular recording duos of the era.

Award-winning Austin Ad Agency Keeps New Biz Wins Flowing in Tight Economy

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — David Hubbard, executive vice president and creative director for Austin ad agency MDS Advertising, announced today that MDS would serve as agency of record for the just completed AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center at the University of Texas at Austin. MDS will create a comprehensive launch and awareness campaign for the $140 million, Lake/Flato designed hotel, meeting and executive education complex that opened in late September.

Long Term Care Insurance Leader Wins ‘PIXI’ Award for Most Innovative Use of Xerox Technology

KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This October 26th, on the printing industry’s equivalent of Oscar(R) night, Jonas Roeser rose to enthusiastic applause to accept a PIXI — one of the coveted 2008 Printing Innovation with Xerox Imaging awards. The PIXI’s are handed out once a year to honor producers of America’s most creative brochures, flyers, space ads, and other print objects. Roeser is the Senior Vice President of Marketing and Operations of LTC Financial Partners.

Returning Patriotism to the Coffeehouse: Free Coffee to Thank Voters

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inspired by America’s rich history of the coffeehouse as a hotbed of revolution and political discourse, groundwork coffee company is offering a free cup of American joe to voters in this year’s presidential election. Those who vote can redeem their ballot stub at any one of groundwork coffee company’s six Los Angeles cafe locations, on November 4th or 5th, for a free 12-ounce cup of fresh brewed coffee.

Charlie Allen Restorations Principals Achieve Aging-in-Place and Green Remodeler Certifications

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Charlie Allen, founder and president of Cambridge-based Charlie Allen Restorations, and Mark Philben, the firm’s project development manager, have recently been named Aging-in-Place specialists by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). In addition, Philben has completed the green remodeler certification course offered by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI).

Doctor Travels from Michigan to Mongolia to Lend a Hand

DETROIT, Mich., Oct. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Allure Medical Spa announces that Dr. Kotlus, a cosmetic and oculofacial plastic surgeon in Shelby Township, Michigan, spent the last two weeks of September, 2008 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on a humanitarian medical mission. He worked with a group of Mongolian surgeons to train them in eyelid and facial reconstructive surgery. He assisted them with advanced surgical cases including facial bone reconstructions, eyelid reconstructions, and facial tumor resections.

LRM Industries, LLC Launches New Sheetless Thermoforming Production

ROCKLEDGE, Fla., Oct. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LRM Industries, LLC, headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, announces a new innovative production line, custom designed for the unique, patent-pending STF Sheetless ThermoForming(TM) technology, which was invented by LRM in 2007.

Dallas Cowboy Ring of Honor Inductee’s Son Tackles Innovative New Construction Business Multivista Construction Documentation Arrives in Dallas

DALLAS, Texas, Oct. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Multivista LLC, the nation’s leading construction documentation company, announced today the opening of Multivista Dallas. ‘There has been an overwhelming response for the Multivista service nationally and we have worked hard to secure the opportunity to bring it to Dallas,’ said David Jordan, one of the firm’s partners and son of Dallas Cowboy great LeeRoy Jordan.

Power Sports Factory, Inc. Announces Launch of Andretti Motorbikes in the State of California

PENNSAUKEN, N.J., Oct. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Power Sports Factory, Inc. (OTC: PSPF) announced today that it has officially entered the California marketplace. According to the Motorcycle Industry Council, California is the largest market in the United States. California accounted for 13.2-percent of all U.S. retail sales for the first nine months of 2008. Power Sports Factory will initially sell the Andretti X50, Andretti X50I and Andretti M50 motorbikes.

Interim HealthCare Recognized at National Association of Home Care and Hospice Annual Meeting

SUNRISE, Fla., Oct. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Interim HealthCare, the nation’s leading provider of home care, hospice and health care staffing, was recognized at the National Association of Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) Annual Meeting by opening keynote speaker, Author, Broadcast Journalist with CNN, Inside Politics, NBC, CBS and Humanitarian Judy Woodruff.

Telecommunications Future Remains Bright Despite Potential Threats to Network Integrity, Says Insight Research Corporation

BOONTON, N.J., Oct. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Despite perturbations in global financial markets, worldwide telecommunication industry revenues are predicted to continue growing at a healthy eight percent over the next five years, according to a new market analysis study from INSIGHT Research Corporation. Telecommunications revenue, including narrowband and broadband landline, wireless and cellular services, as well as Internet communications are expected to grow from $2.1 trillion in 2008 to more than $3 trillion by 2013.

TeamF1 Appoints Embedded Software Veteran to Leadership Team

FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc., a leader in embedded networking and security software, today announced that it has appointed industry veteran Michael Brockway as VP of Sales. Michael will oversee U.S. and Canada sales for TeamF1 and is also in charge of strategic customer relationships. Reporting to Mukesh Lulla, TeamF1 President and CEO, Brockway will focus on accelerating TeamF1’s key sales growth initiatives by leveraging his extensive background in embedded software sales and strategic business development.

Epic Fantasy Series Website Honored in 2008 National Best Books Awards

LANCASTER, Texas, Oct. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Green Stone of Healing(R) epic fantasy website is among the finalists of the 2008 National Best Books Awards sponsored by USABookNews.com, HealingStone Books announced today. The award-winning website is honored in the Best Website Design category. The site provides much-needed background for a complex saga packed with romance, intrigue, mysticism, and adventure.

STC International San Antonio Details the Best Types of Career Marketing Materials for Today’s Economy

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Oct. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — During these uncertain times, your career marketing materials are important components of your job search, says STC International, a leading career management and marketing firm headquartered in San Antonio, Texas. These materials fulfill different purposes for jobseekers and employers. In order to develop effective documents, it is necessary to understand their purpose from several perspectives.

In Uncertain Times Innovation Prevails for One Savvy Collection Agency

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In response to economic uncertainty, New York based collection agency Williams, Charles & Scott, Ltd. (WCS) has launched an innovative online payment service called WCS WebPay. WCS WebPay is a proprietary and encrypted web payment option that allows corporations and consumers to liquidate their debts via major credit card or ‘via check by phone'” 24/7 in very unique ways.

Digital Hearing Aids Correct Hearing Loss and Prevent Job Loss

CORNELIUS, N.C., Oct. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the uncertainty in today’s economy, job loss is a valid concern for everyone. And, for anyone struggling with a hearing impairment, the purchase of a modern digital hearing aid could preserve their career as well as their ability to hear; HearPod’s hearing aids can help.

Leading Urban Fashion Retailer Jimmy Jazz Announces 4 New Store Openings in South Carolina

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., Oct. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jimmy Jazz, a leading urban clothing and footwear retailer, will be opening four new locations in the state of South Carolina. This is the specialty apparel retailer’s first entrance into the state. With the additional openings, Jimmy Jazz will now have over 60 stores in the eastern United States.

Senior Market Sales, Inc. Answers All Your Annuity Income Rider Questions in its New Report: ‘Income Riders: A Balanced Perspective’

OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The annuity experts at Senior Market Sales, Inc. announced today the release of their Free White Paper ‘Income Riders: A Balanced Perspective,’ which offers insurance agents the entire story on one of today’s most popular annuity products.

KICTeam and TransAct Technologies Announce a Joint Development Project to Create a Cleaning Card System for the Epic 950(R) Ticket Printer

AUBURN, Maine, Oct. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KICTeam, the industry leader in the manufacture of cleaning cards, and TransAct Technologies (Nasdaq: TACT), a global leader in cashless ticket printers for the gaming and lottery-based industries, today announce a joint development project to incorporate the use of Waffletechnology(TM) in a Cleaning Card System to maintain the Epic 950(R) Ticket Printer.

Van Millwork Announces New Custom Shop Manager

BELLINGHAM, Mass., Oct. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Van Millwork, New England’s leading millwork and interior products supplier, is proud to announce the addition of Kevin Connors as the new Custom Division Central Manager. Kevin Connors, a native of Bedford, New Hampshire, comes to Van Millwork from Colonial Woodworking Inc., one of New England’s most highly respected designers and builders of custom stairs and rail systems.

South Chicago-based Technology Company Changes Name to Meet the Demands of a Changing Marketplace

CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KBS is the new name officially adopted by one of Chicagoland’s top technology firms, announced Anthony R. Kitchens, the company’s President and CEO. Formerly known as KBS Computer Services, Kitchens decided that shortening the name would lead to new opportunities, serve as a way to reflect the company’s higher-level service offerings and build a stronger brand.

Authentic Obsello Absinthe Wins Gold Medal from Prestigious Tasting Panel

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Premium authentic Obsello Absinthe Verte, which became available to U.S. consumers in August of this year, was awarded a Gold Medal from the Beverage Tasting Institute (BTI). Based out of Chicago, the BTI is known for its experienced tasting panel, made up of restaurateurs, retailers and prominent writers.

15-Percent Decline in Home Remodeling Activity in 2008 – Biggest Decline in Areas Where Homeowners Have Less Home Equity

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to the Remodelormove.com fall 2008 Remodeling Sentiment Report, an online publication of ABCD Publishing LLC, the amount of equity homeowners have is influencing their remodeling plans. Homeowners participating in this most recent survey reported an average of more than $190,000 of home equity and average home values of $390,000.

KGA Inc. Receives Prestigious Award for Excellence in Workplace Flexibility

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Oct. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KGA Inc., a human resources consulting firm based in Framingham, Mass., was named a recipient of the 2008 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility. The award distinguishes KGA, along with other honorees, as having the most flexible and effective work practices and policies in Massachusetts and across the U.S.

Kawasaki Announces Major Personnel Moves at Engines and Power Products Division

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Katsuyuki (Kent) Murakami, general manager of Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.’s Engines and Power Products Division based here, announced that he will retire effective the end of this year. He will be replaced by Yoshiteru (Yoshi) Ueda, who headed the research and development program at Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing Corp., U.S.A.’s Maryville, Mo. production facility. Ueda has been with Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. since 1972.

Farrell Appointed to Alabama Iron and Steel Council

ANNISTON, Ala., Oct. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alabama Governor Bob Riley has appointed Jim Farrell, President of Blastcrete Equipment Co. in Anniston, Alabama, to the Alabama Iron & Steel Council. With the completion of the ThyssenKrupp plant in Mobile, the state of Alabama is expected to become the second largest steel producer in the U.S. by 2010.