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GSA Approves SecuGen’s SDA04(TM) OEM Fingerprint Module for FIPS 201 APL

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen is pleased to announce that the SDA04(TM) fingerprint sensor module has been approved by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) for government-wide acquisition through GSA’s Approved Products List (APL) for FIPS 201 implementations. The SDA04 joins SecuGen’s Hamster IV USB fingerprint reader and MINEX-certified fingerprint algorithms in being listing on the GSA APL.

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.

‘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.

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.

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.

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.

Computer Geeks Rejoice: Resize Windows 2003 Server with EASEUS Partition Manager Server Edition

CHENGDU, China, Oct. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EASEUS announces the release of its server version of Partition Manager V. 2.0. Partition Magic came first, but this new upgrade now supports: Windows 2000 Server SP4; Windows 2000 Advanced Server SP4; Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition; Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition; Windows Server 2003 x64 Standard Edition; and Windows Server 2003 x64 Enterprise Edition.

Non-Profit Organizations to Receive $25K in Free PR Grants and Marketing Support

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope(R), a brand identity, PR, and marketing firm established Jan. 1983, is donating $25,000 in free public relations and newswire services to worthy 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. Organizations may apply for this program starting today.

New Survey Provides Insights from Users of Over 80 Restaurant Point of Sale Systems

HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RestaurantOwner.com, a membership website for independent restaurant operators, has released, on their website, the results of a detailed survey of their members’ experiences with their current point of sale systems. Over 1,100 individual independent operators participated and provided detailed feedback on over 80 different POS systems.

Leaders from Fast-Growing Company Met in Tampa to Discuss Nationwide Hiring and to Give Back to the Community

KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What has building bikes for charity got to do with filling 1,000 insurance jobs? Not much, you might say; but LTC Financial Partners LLC, (LTCFP), a fast-growing insurance agency, thinks otherwise. Says CEO Cameron Truesdell, ‘While tightening bolts and pumping tires, our sales leaders brainstormed how to find and hire really good people.’

Telephone Companies Ready to Offer Green Services Promoting Environmental Improvements, says INSIGHT Research

BOONTON, N.J., Sept. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Telephone companies, ISPs, and cellular phone carriers can bring to bear an expansive array of technologies and services to aid consumers and enterprises in improving the environment while generating over $1 trillion in new industry revenue over the next five years, according to a new market research study from The INSIGHT Research Corporation.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Telecommunications Gateway Market Now Showing Solid Growth, Says Insight Research

BOONTON, N.J., July 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Total worldwide sales revenue for telecommunication gateways and session border controllers is expected to increase at a compounded rate of nearly 13 percent over the next five years, says a new market study from INSIGHT Research. This specialized equipment enables traditional phone networks to interconnect with next generation network services that make extensive use of the Internet.

EMRG Media, LLC Launches Hotel Division to Meet Growing Event Planning Demand

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EMRG Media, LLC, New York’s leading event planning and marketing company, announced today the launch of its hotel division in New York City. This new division is in response to a growing hotel-industry clientele. Over the last eight years, EMRG Media has conducted event planning and marketing for New York’s premier restaurants, event spaces, nightclubs and lounges. Now, they will be adding hotels to their exclusive client roster.

New Devices Move Internet Videos Off PCs and Into Homes, Changing TV Forever, says Insight Research

BOONTON, N.J., July 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Until recently, there has been a chasm between PC video and home television viewing. A welter of devices, however, will soon be bridging that divide and will bring Internet video onto the home screen-forever changing the economics of home entertainment, says a new market research study released by the INSIGHT Research Corporation. The lynchpin in this home entertainment revolution will be the devices connecting the Internet to television screens.

LTC Financial Partners Named as Long Term Care Insurance Source by Kiplinger’s 2nd Year in a Row

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kiplinger’s Retirement Planning 2008, published in the Fall issue of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, includes this advice for seekers of long term care insurance: ‘TIP: For help finding a policy, check out LTC Financial Partners (www.ltcfp.com); 866-471-4072, which includes brokers throughout the U.S….’ A comparable ‘tip’ was offered in the 2007 issue of the Kiplinger’s guide.

New Report Examines Pharmaceutical Sales Force Effectiveness

LONDON UK, and TOKYO Japan, July 7 (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.

National Long Term Care Insurance Agency Partners with Nation’s Leading Provider of Financial Solutions for the Insurance Industry

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance agencies, and TWG Capital, the nation’s leading provider of financial solutions for the insurance industry, announced the creation of the Agency Acquisition Program.

Jamaica Cottage Shop Inc. Donates Shed to Women’s Crisis Center

BRATTLEBORO, Vt., June 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc. will work with the women’s crisis center to donate an 8×10 Vermonter, one of their most popular designs, which the women will use for storage of donated goods outside their facility.

Ecologic Leasing Solutions Acquires Captara Corporation

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ecologic Leasing Solutions announced today that it completed the acquisition of Captara Corporation, a San Francisco, Calif.-based lease management software company, which had been Ecologic’s main competitor.

The Telecommunications Industry Stands to Make $1 Trillion over Five Years Promoting Environmental Improvements, says Insight Research

BOONTON, N.J., June 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Carriers and other providers in the global ICT (information and communications technology) industry can bring to bear an expansive array of technologies and services to substantially improve the environment while generating over $1 trillion in new industry revenue over the next five years, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation.

LTC Financial Partners and John Hancock Selected by the National Education Association to Provide Long Term Care Education and Insurance

KIRKLAND, Wash., June 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today the National Education Association of the United States (NEA) announced the selection of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) and John Hancock Life Insurance Company to provide long term care education and insurance for NEA’s 3.2 million active and retired members, plus their families.

Optical Networking Equipment Sales to Top $120 Billion Over Five Years, Says Insight Research Corp.

BOONTON, N.J., June 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Annual sales of optical networking equipment worldwide are forecasted to increase at a compounded rate of nearly seven percent, growing from $17.8 billion in 2008 to $24.7 billion in 2013 as carriers begin upgrading their long haul and metro networks to handle increases in image-based traffic, says a new market research report from Insight Research Corp.

Long Term Care Insurance Leader Goes Green, Targeting a Million Gallons of Gasoline Saved Per Year

KIRKLAND, Wash., May 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Going green can add green to the bottom line. That’s the experience of LTC Financial Partners LLC (known in the industry as LTCFP), one of the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance agencies. As a result of pro-environment steps now being taken, the organization plans to double or even triple the productivity of its agents within two to four years – this on top of huge savings in gasoline.

Healthcare Industry Spending on Telecommunications Services Hits $55 Billion Over Next Five Years, says Insight Research

BOONTON, N.J., May 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The hospitals, physicians, pharmaceutical companies, and insurance providers that make up the $2.3 trillion US healthcare system will be spending $55 billion on telecommunications services over the next five years, says a new market research study released by the Insight Research Corporation.

HostBridge Technology Record Revenues Continue in Q1 2008

STILLWATER, Okla., May 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HostBridge(R) Technology, the leading provider of mainframe-based software that allows companies to integrate mainframe CICS(R) applications with any type of distributed application, recorded 118% sales growth in Q1 2008 versus Q1 2007 and net income much higher than Q1 2007. The growth in Q1 2008 continues a string of increasingly strong quarters.

Prevail Consulting Unveils New Reinsurance Solution at the 2008 IASA Conference

NEW CANAAN, Conn., May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Prevail Consulting, Inc., a leading consulting and technology services provider for the property and casualty insurance industry, will be featuring their new Prevail Reinsurance System at the 2008 Insurance Accounting and Systems Association (IASA) annual conference in Seattle from June 1-June 4.

Defying Economic Slowdown, Long Term Care Insurance Agency Explodes; Nearly 200 Agents Added in 12 Month, More Sought

KIRKLAND, Wash., May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Recession? Retrenchment? Nah. Not for LTC Financial Partners LLC, one of the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance agencies. Known as LTCFP or ‘The Partners,’ the firm now has 456 agents, up from 264 last year, 167 in 2006, and 91 in 2005. Started in 2003, LTCFP is now profitable and paid its second annual dividend last month.

Long Term Care Insurance: A Company Benefit That Protects Employees of All Ages, Says LTC Financial Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., April 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — James Barclay is living evidence of how vital long term care insurance can be for all employees, not just senior ones. When James joined a major telephone company, he was only 32 and in great shape, climbing mountains and swimming 60 laps a day. His company covered him with a long term care policy, a benefit he thought he would never need until much older.

HostBridge Technology Achieves Record Revenue in 2007

STILLWATER, Okla., April 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HostBridge(R) Technology, the leading provider of mainframe-based software that allows companies to integrate mainframe CICS(R) applications with any type of distributed application, achieved a 28-percent sales increase in 2007 resulting in the highest annual revenues in company history.

Hispanics and Other Ethnic Markets Will Spend $60 Billion on Telecommunications, says Insight Research

BOONTON, N.J., April 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In 2008, U.S. ethnic communities will spend $59.8 billion on telecommunications services, accounting for over one-third of all residential telecom expenditures, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation. The largest minority group, Hispanics, representing 14.8 percent of the total U.S. population, will spend the most.

Long Term Care Insurance Agency Wins 4 ‘Marketing Excellence’ Awards

KIRKLAND, Wash., March 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LTC Financial Partners (LTCFP) was honored for marketing excellence at the 2008 conference of the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance, held in Atlanta, Georgia. Taking home four awards, the agency shared the limelight with leading insurance carriers that were also honored. The awards follow a spectacular growth in LTCFP’s size and national impact.

IPTV, Streaming Movie and Music Industry Will Generate $70 Billion Over Six Years, says Insight Research

BOONTON, N.J., March 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Streaming video and music distributed across the Internet, an IPTV network, or a mobile handset will generate $70 billion in network-derived and content-derived revenue into the US markets over the next six years, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation. Streaming media refers to the transmission of digital audio and video files over an IP network or wireless network in real time or on-demand.