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Page 76 of Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



New Partnership, Bantam Electronics(SM) Assumes Operational Hardware Manufacturing for Acequia

AUSTIN, TX – July 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bantam Electronics, Inc. a leading provider of custom manufacturing solutions for OEMs, as well as end-to-end supply chain services, today announced its strategic partnership with Acequia, L.P. Acequia is a leading provider of irrigation water conservation solutions to local and nationally based commercial property owners.

Engineering Evaluation and Testing Completed – Follow-On Product Identified

SOLANA BEACH, CA – June 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Armor Electric Inc. (OTC BB: ARME) is pleased to announce that the engineering evaluation and testing phase of the electric propulsion system for the ‘Mexico City Three Wheel Taxi Cab’ project has been successfully completed. The Mexico City management group plans to conduct the final visual inspection, design buyoff, and final testing during the first week of July at the Las Vegas design and testing facility.

La Dolce Diva, Inc. Debuts with Italian-Inspired Luxury Bath and Body Collections

ATLANTA, GA – June 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — La Dolce Diva celebrates la dolce vita! Every day is a reason to celebrate with La Dolce Diva, a chic new collection of luxurious bath and body products, aromatic soy candles and elegant note cards inspired by the sweet life of Italy.

Market Acceptance of Grid Computing Continues As the Technology Enters Commercial Mainstream, says Insight Research

BOONTON, NJ – June 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Grid computing has penetrated well beyond the large research institutions that first developed the techniques required to virtualize computing resources and has entered the early adoption phase of mainstream commercial computing, says a new market research study released by the Insight Research Corporation.

Immersion Graphics is Selected as One of Top 50 System Integrators in the Industry by Systems Contractor News

COMMERCE, MI – June 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Immersion Graphics Inc., a leader in providing the Detroit automotive industry with advanced audio / visual solutions, continues to grow and has been recognized by Systems Contractor News (SCN) as one of the Top 50 Systems Integrators in the audio / visual industry.

New Way to Keep Faces Clean – Aicello Launches Cosmetic Film Strips

VANCOUVER, BC, Canada – June 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aicello announces the introduction of an innovative lifestyle accessory into North America, the first cosmetic quality facial soap newly launched in Asia by a leading cosmetic brand. Fusion Film soap leaves are convenient, stylish and pocketable cosmetic sheets that meet the demands of the modern lifestyle. Each sheet dissolves instantly in water into a soft, rich lather.

GIS Connectivity with VoiceGate’s Emergency e-Response, Canadian First

TORONTO, ON, Canada – June 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VoiceGate Corporation, a leader in Mass Message and Business Continuity Planning Notification Systems, is pleased to announce its partnership with ESRI Canada, a leading provider of geographic information systems (GIS) solutions. The partnership was announced at the World Conference on Disaster Management event earlier today.

Reaction Biology Corp. Awarded NIH SBIR Grant for Kinase Radioisotope Microarray Screening Development

MALVERN, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reaction Biology Corporation (RBC) today announced that it has been awarded an SBIR grant from the National Cancer Institute to create a new kinase profiling and high throughput screening method using radioisotopes and microarrays. The $940,000 grant will be used to migrate the current well-plate radioisotope methods onto RBC’s DiscoveryDot nanoliter screening platform.

Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation Receives $400,000 Grant to Support Gene Therapy Trials for Pancreatic Cancer

SAN MARINO, CA – June 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation announced today that the Company has been awarded a $400,000 grant by the Lazarex Cancer Foundation to expand and support ongoing cancer gene therapy clinical trials for advanced and metastatic pancreatic cancer.

The Advantage Funding Group of Companies Announces Sale of 80 percent of its Stock to Marubeni Motor Holdings, Inc.

NEW YORK, NY – June 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Advantage Funding group of companies announced today the sale of 80 percent of its stock to Marubeni Motor Holdings, Inc., which is 80% owned by Marubeni America Corporation and 20% owned by Marubeni Auto & Construction Machinery America, Inc.

Largest Sports Industry Start-Up Competition Selects HomeSwimmer’s Portable Stationary Swimming System as Finalist

SAN ANTONIO, TX – June 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HomeSwimmer, Ltd., a San Antonio-based company, is the creator of a new, portable stationary swimming system that has been selected to be a finalist in ISPO’s BrandNew Award of Germany.

iMAX Business Solutions Expands with New North West Sales Office

DENVER, CO – June 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iMAX Business Solutions, the leading Internet provider of credit card machines and credit card terminals, is pleased to announce the opening of their North West sales office. The office will be lead by veteran agent Travis Taylor, who started with iMAX as a sales rep in 2001 and has worked his way through the ranks and is now President of the North West office.

Three Telecommunications Networks Now Thrive, But Only One to Survive, Says Insight Research

BOONTON, NJ – June 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The wireless, Internet and phone networks that presently comprise the global telecommunications infrastructure will generate nearly $1.2 trillion in revenue this year, but according to a new market analysis report from Insight Research, there is a very real possibility that by the close of 2011 one of the three networks may come to dominate the others and thereby change the telecommunications revenue picture completely.

Crescent Diagnostics Secures Venture Capital Financing Investment to Advance the Development of its Novel Bone Quality Test

LONDON, UK – June 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Crescent Diagnostics Ltd. (Crescent), a privately held company developing a new test for bone health, today announced the completion of a GBP 550,000 (Euros 800,000) funding round. Seroba BioVentures (Seroba), a Dublin-based specialist life science venture capital firm led the round in conjunction with a number of private investors.

American Freight Companies Announces New Office

CLEARWATER, FL – June 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matthew J. Brosious President and CEO of Avxa Inc announced today, that American Freight Companies / FreightCenter.com will be expanding its operation into a new and second office to be located in the Trinity area of Florida. The new office building will house offices for domestic and international freight logistics services.

TIC International’s Technology Services Division Has Officially Changed Its Name to Percento Technologies International

HOUSTON, TX – June 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Technology and Industry Consultants (TIC International) has announced that its Technology Services Division has changed its name to Percento Technologies International. With the new name, Percento Technologies International, will aid in identifying their already successful technology services as well as provide a new base and strategy for brand identification.

New Industrial Dealer Announcement: Top Nikon Dealer is Expanding to Texas

MELVILLE, NY and FORT WORTH, TX – June 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nikon Instruments, Inc., a world leader in the development of advanced optical technology, and Brook-Anco Corporation, Nikon’s industrial distributor in New York and Michigan, have announced an agreement for the distribution of Nikon Industrial and Measuring Products in the state of Texas. Nikon and Brook-Anco will be holding an Open House to commemorate the event at Nikon’s Lewisville Regional Headquarters.

Grifco International Fields Offers From the United States, the United Kingdom, and Libya

HOUSTON, TX – June 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lyamec Corp announces that it is in agreement with Grifco (OTC: GFCI) in negotiating on several offers made to Grifco International to either merge or to be acquired. Current offers originating from the United Kingdom, the United States and Libya range from GBP 28 Million British Pounds (USD $49 Million equivalent) to GBP 33 Million British Pounds (USD $59 Million equivalent).

How2 Group Continues Expansion – Both Online and Offline

MIAMI, FL – June 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Budding Internet giant, How2 Group International, has just increased its offline presence, bringing many new jobs and opportunities to the Orlando, Florida marketplace – in addition to strengthening the service capacity of the company’s portfolio of web sites. How2 Group recently opened a state-of-the-art operations center in Orlando, which will employ over 200 telephone sales and customer service associates. This new facility is the first of several the company plans to open in the future

Heritage Skin Care, Inc. Expands Product Offerings throughout the Southeast Region

MIAMI, FL – June 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heritage Skin Care, Inc. based in Miami, FL, has recently increased their product offerings to be available in the Southeast and in major retailers such as Wal-Mart; beauty supply stores; and select drug stores throughout the region.

TeamF1 and AMCC Expand Support for Advanced Wireless and Security Solutions

FREMONT, CA – June 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc., the high-performance embedded networking and security software company, and Applied Micro Circuits Corp. (AMCC) (NASDAQ: AMCC), a leading vendor of embedded PowerPC(r) and network processors today announced expanded support of TeamF1’s secure networking solutions on AMCC’s PowerPC family of highly integrated embedded microprocessors.

Survey Tracks Salary Cuts and Other Trends

CHARLOTTE, NC – June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nearly one-third of white-collar workers who changed jobs during the last year took a pay cut, in part because of bad advice from family and friends, according to a national survey by the experts at Graham Holland, the Charlotte based career management firm. Nearly 30% of those executives surveyed who said they took a new job, accepted pay cuts, sometimes because of over confidence or costly mistakes during salary negotiations.

Look for Signals that your Job is in Jeopardy, says Career Management Firm Graham Holland

CHARLOTE, NC – June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Many people overlook the subtle signs that their jobs are at risk. By the time most employees realize their jobs are in jeopardy, there is usually very little they can do to change the situation, warns Epsie Shapley, Managing Partner of Graham Holland, the career management firm. People need to take action before it’s too late

Instant Laptop Rental and YES College Preparatory Schools form a Strategic Partnership

HOUSTON, TX – May 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The seniors at YES College Preparatory Schools recently found out that they will be receiving a very valuable graduation present from an unexpected source. All 50 graduating YES seniors are receiving a free wireless enabled laptop computer, courtesy of Instant Laptop Rental.

Effective May 25, 2006: Jamestown Industrial Trucks, Inc. Changes Name to JIT Toyota-Lift

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jamestown Industrial Trucks, Inc. will begin conducting business as JIT Toyota-Lift to better convey their dedication to all of Western New York; not just the Jamestown area. JIT Toyota-Lift is Western New York’s only authorized Toyota forklift dealer.

New Service Will Support ‘Long Term Living,’ an Alternative to Yesterday’s Long Term Care

KIRKLAND, WA – May 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LTC Financial Partners, a leading long term care insurance broker, and Interim HealthCare, a leading provider of home care services, are joining forces to reshape long term care. The two companies will help longer-living Americans keep on living at home in spite of disabilities that now banish millions to nursing homes.

Techlink Northwest is Named to Entrepreneur Magazine’s Hot 100 List for Second Year in a Row

SEATTLE, WA – May 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Entrepreneur Magazine released its latest hot 100 list of America’s fastest-growing new businesses in America and Techlink Northwest, one of only two Washington state companies to make the grade, is named for the second year in a row.

Brown Investments, Inc. Announces ATM Placements in Tennessee and Mississippi Airports

NASHVILLE, TN – May 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Memphis International Airport and the Tunica Airport in Mississippi are part of Brown Investments’ plan to expand into the airports, hotels and office buildings markets. Brown Investments, Inc. is a full-service business brokerage and investments firm, specializing in the placement and sale of ATMs.

Hank Leingang Joins ITM Software As Chief Executive Officer

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – May 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ITM Software, provider of the only integrated application suite currently on the market targeted solely at the business management needs of the CIO and IT organization, today announced the appointment of Mr. Henry J. ‘Hank’ Leingang as president and chief executive officer, effective April 3, 2006. He was also named to the board of directors.

Commodity Research Bureau Completes Acquisition of Commodity Price Charts from Futures Magazine

CHICAGO, IL – May 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Commodity Research Bureau, a Barchart Company, and a leading provider of commodity market information today announced the completed acquisition of Commodity Price Charts from Futures Magazine Group. The new flagship product, now branded as CRB PriceCharts, is a print publication focused on charting and technical analysis of financial futures, commodities and currency markets.

Prototype Units Ready for Shipment

SOLANA BEACH, CA – May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Armor Electric Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board ARME / ARME.ob) announces the first delivery of the frames and bodies from Hero Manufacturing in India for the Mexico pedi-cab contract. The units will be delivered to the Armor Las Vegas facility via air freight during the week of May 15th. Armor and Hero engineers together recently incorporated specific enhancements to the design of the front forks and the frame to better accommodate the power from the electric propulsion system.

Global Oil Tools Libya to Launch on the Libyan Stock Exchange

TRIPOLI, Libya – May 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In its 16th weekly regular meeting held Sunday evening in Tripoli to issue the resolution and the articles of associations of the market, The Secretariat of the General People’s Committee has approved a draft resolution to the establishment of Libya’s Stock Exchange Market.

Fiserv Lending Solutions – Portfolio Services Teams up with ComplianceEase to Provide Advanced Portfolio Due Diligence Services to the Capital Markets

BOULDER, CO. and SAN FRANCISCO, CA – May 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fiserv Lending Solutions – Portfolio Services (FLS-PS), a business unit of Fiserv Inc. (Nasdaq: FISV), and ComplianceEase(R), a division of LogicEase Solutions Inc. today announced a strategic alliance through which FLS-PS will use ComplianceEase’s automated compliance solution, ComplianceAnalyzer(R), as the exclusive compliance component of their due diligence service offering for the Capital Markets.

LifeSpan Treadmills to Feature Patented Revolutionary Safety Technology

SALT LAKE CITY, UT – May 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PCE Health & Fitness, manufacturer of LifeSpan fitness equipment, announced it will incorporate a unique, load sensing feature into LifeSpan HOME series and PRO series treadmills. The U.S. patent office recently approved a patent covering LifeSpan’s Intelli-Sense(TM) Automatic User Sensing Technology. Intelli-Sense(TM) is an intelligent, revolutionary feature which increases treadmill safety and allows for step-based programming.

Millenigence President Featured on Wall Street Reporter

IRVINE, CA – May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Millenigence today announced that its president, Saied Kazemi, has been featured in an interview with the online financial forum, WallStreetReporter.com. The interview covers Millenigence and its newly launched service, Frucall.

LocaModa Releases StreetSurfer 3.2

BOSTON, MA – May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LocaModa, Inc., a technology company powering ‘The Web Outside,’ today releases the latest version of StreetSurfer, a location-based interactive marketing platform for retail, entertainment, real estate, travel and tourism industries.

LaborLawCenter, Inc. Assists Michigan Employers in Compliance With New Labor Law Postings Affected by the First Minimum Wage Increase Since 1997!

LOS ANGELES, CA – May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LaborLawCenter, Inc. is notifying Michigan employers of the changes affecting the mandatory posting requirements (29 CFR 1903.2 (a) (1)), since the new minimum wage increase has been passed. With Michigan’s new minimum wage going into effect, many employers will be out of compliance.

Preparing Your Pre-schooler for the Future… PC Kidz USA Announces Their Expansion into the Charlotte, North Carolina Metro Area

TYLER, TX and CHARLOTTE, NC – May 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Shawn Lippincott of Cornelius North Carolina will be the managing owner of PC Kidz Metro LLC, the sixth PC Kidz franchise in the United States. The new franchise will serve Mecklenburg, Gaston, Lincoln, Catawba, Iredell, Rowan, Cabarrus, Union, York and Stanley Counties in North Carolina. The company will offer computer education classes to preschool and school age children through public and private preschools, as well as through early education programs.

Armor Electric Announces New Board Member

SOLANA BEACH, CA – May 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Armor Electric Inc. (OTC BB: ARME) today announced the appointment of Mr. Sam Karp to the Board of Directors. Mr. Karp is a resident of and premier builder/developer in the exclusive community of Rancho Santa Fe, located in southern California. Mr. Karp has a great interest Armor and believes in the exceptional potential of Armor’s electric vehicle program sufficient to provide a substantial capital investment into the company in February 2005 and again in April 2006.

The ‘Revolution’ in Personal Hydration is Here Now – Using the Not-A-Bottle(TM) Container System

ESTES PARK, CO – Apr. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rocky Mountain Patents, LLC (www.RockyBusiness.com) today announced that its innovative Not-A-Bottle(TM) container system is poised to revolutionize the personal hydration market. ‘The Revolution in personal hydration is here now! Instead of attempting to clean out permanent pouch systems, drinking bottles, or canteens, the Not-A-Bottle(TM) container system with a drinking tube or pop-up cap provides ‘Instant Refill’ by simply replacing the beverage bag,’ says Charles Schroeder, Manager.

City Network, Inc. Announces Financial Results for the Fiscal Year Ended December 31, 2005, Going Concern Qualification, and Resignation of Mr. Lai Tiao-Tsan

TAIPEI, Taiwan – Apr. 24 (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 financial results for the year end December 31, 2005. Net sales for the year ended December 31, 2005 totaled $14,320,409, compared to $15,674,613 for ten months ended December 31, 2004. The decrease in revenues for the year ended December 31, 2005 was due to a decline in the amount of sales of certain merchandise.

Armor Announces Funding Obtained for Completion of Mexico City Taxi Cab Project

SOLANA BEACH, CA – Apr. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Armor Electric Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ARME) announces the company has completed financing in the form of a ‘convertible note’ with a substantial Investment Group in San Diego, California. This financing includes an initial payment to Armor of $215,000 USD and further payments up to a total of $600,000 USD to Armor based on the performance of agreed to ‘milestones’ between the parties.

IP TV, Streaming Movie and Music Revenue Set to Explode, says Insight Research

BOONTON, NJ – Apr. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Streaming video and music distributed across the Internet or directly to a mobile handset is fast becoming a mainstream entertainment delivery vehicle that will generate more than $27 billion in network-derived and content-derived revenue into the US markets by 2011, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation.

ILM Technologies and Management Dynamics Form Strategic Business and Technological Alliance to Offer Innovative e-Commerce Solutions and Services to North America’s Manufacturers and Exporters

MONTREAL, QUEBEC and EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – Apr. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ILM Technologies, Inc. and Management Dynamics, Inc., a leading provider of global trade management solutions, today announced a strategic business and technological partnership to deliver top-quality, highly reliable e-Commerce and e-Trade Solutions to North America’s manufacturers and exporters.

The Active Network Acquires Content Management Provider IronPoint

SAN DIEGO, CA and VANCOUVER, B.C. – Apr. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Driving additional value for its clients in government, non-profit, golf and education markets, The Active Network, Inc., a leading provider of application services technology and marketing services to community service organizations, has acquired Vancouver, B.C.-based IronPoint Technology, Inc.

Cognitive Technologies Expands D.C. Operations

ATLANTA, GA and WASHINGTON, DC – Apr. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cognitive Technologies, specialists in people-focused project management services, announces the opening of a regional office at 1201 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 300, just four blocks from the White House, in Washington’s East End business district.

Princeton Disc Appoints Avi Itzhakov as CEO and Partner

POINT PLEASANT BEACH, NJ — Apr. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Princeton Disc has announced its appointment of Avi Itzhakov to the position of Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Itzhakov has served as Princeton Disc’s Chief Operating Officer since January of 2001, and has been Director of Operations since 1999. He will also join Princeton Disc’s Board of Directors and assume partnership in the corporation.

Authernative, Inc. Raises $2.5 Million in Series A Funding to Extend Its Position as Emerging Provider of User Authentication and Identity Management Solutions

REDWOOD CITY, CA – Apr. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Authernative, Inc., the developer of innovative user authentication and identity management technologies, has raised $2.5 Million in Series A financing from venture capital and distinguished private investors including First Round Capital, WS Investments, Dave Duffield, Peggy Taylor, Ron Conway, and Scott Seligman.

Hot New Company Profit Booster: Long Term Care Insurance

KIRKLAND, WA – Apr. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For working Americans and their employers, caring for an incapacitated parent or spouse can be expensive. ‘It’s costing an estimated $659,000 over the lifetime of each and every employee,’ says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners, publisher of a new guidebook on the subject. That figure includes time spent away from work caring for family members, lost wages, and lost contributions to Social Security and pensions. In addition, companies suffer from reduced productivity as employees worry about their loved one or rush off to handle emergencies. Talent pools drain as a firm’s most seasoned people leave to become full-time caregivers.

Nano Superlattice Technology, Inc. Announces the Retainer of Festo AG & Co. to Construct Sophisticated Robotic Automation Insertion Machinery to be used in Nano Coating Process

TAIPEI, Taiwan – Mar. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nano Superlattice Technology Inc. (OTC BB: NSLT – ‘Nano’), a company engaged in the coating of tools and components with nano structured PVD coatings for the semiconductor, precision machinery and telecommunications industries, announced today the retainer of automation systems and engineering design services company Festo AG & Co. of Germany to manufacture complex automatic insertion machinery for the nano-coating of client products.

deverus Launches Updated Website Highlighting Business and Technology Services Unique to the Background Check Industry

AUSTIN, TX – Mar. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — deverus is a service company that helps emerging leaders in the background-check industry to diversify, compete and grow in a changing marketplace.

Armor CEO Attends Republican Workshops and Dinner

SOLANA BEACH, CA – March 28, 2006 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Armor Electric Inc. (OTC BB: ARME) wishes to announce that the CEO of Armor Electric, Mr. Merrill W. Moses was invited to attend a Republican dinner with President Bush, Senators and Congressmen this past week in Washington, D.C. He also participated in the National Republican workshop forum on the Republican four part Energy Initiative which, in part, is a ‘brain trust’ and ‘think tank’ to develop loans and grants for new technology in the fields of alternative energy, hydrogen and ethanol fuels, hybrid electric systems, conservation and other energy saving technologies.

Bantam Electronics(SM) And Crossroads(TM) Systems Form Strategic Partnership

AUSTIN, TX – Mar. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bantam Electronics, Inc. a leading provider of custom computer, server, data storage and embedded appliance manufacturing, as well as end-to-end supply chain services, today announced its strategic partnership with Crossroads Systems, Inc. Crossroads is a leading provider of Business Information Assurance (BIA) solutions and, per its heritage, is also recognized as a storage devices market leader producing enterprise-class, high-performance and high-reliability storage routing devices.

Lyamec to Force Changes at Grifco International

HOUSTON, TX – Mar. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lyamec Corporation, a merchandising and distribution services firm announced that it has begun a time lined campaign to force and implement executive level changes at Grifco International. Grifco International (OTC: GFCI) recently acquired Global Oil Tools as well as an equity participation of rights on ‘Global Oil Tool Libya,’ a 24,000 sq. ft. manufacturing and distribution facility set for the free trade zone of Misurata, Libya.

Napatech Receives $5 Million Venture Capital Funding

COPENHAGEN, Denmark and MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – Mar. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Napatech today announced the investment of $5 million from Ferd Venture, Northzone Ventures and DTU Innovation. Napatech is the leader in programmable high speed Ethernet network adapters. The investment coincides with Napatech’s acquisition of the network adapter business of storage solution leader Xyratex.

Napatech Acquires Programmable Network Adapter Business and IP from Xyratex

COPENHAGEN, Denmark and MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – Mar. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Napatech today announced the acquisition of key intellectual property and business access from Xyratex, a leading provider of enterprise data storage subsystems and network technology, listed on Nasdaq.

Birmingham, AL Woman Business Owner Wins National Award

BIRMINGHAM, AL – Mar. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sheila Benson, President and CEO of Employment Screening Services in Birmingham, Alabama, has been selected as a Women-Owned Business Star for 2006.

TedJob.com: Internet Job Search Leader Focuses on Higher Education

NEW YORK, NY – Mar. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TedJob.com is a Website that meets the unique recruitment needs of colleges, universities and other academic institutions. It provides career services to employers, faculty members and job seekers.

Texas Educational Publisher DynaStudy, Inc. Earns HUB Certification as Woman-Owned Business

LEAGUE CITY, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DynaStudy, Inc. was recently awarded certification as a Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) by the Texas Building and Procurement Commission (TBPC). The TBPC develops rules and administers the certification and compliance functions for the State of Texas minority and woman-owned business program.

HostBridge Technology Granted U.S. Patent on Integration for CICS Applications; Patent Covers Innovative XML-based Approach

STILLWATER, OK – Mar. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HostBridge Technology, a provider of integration software that XML-enables CICS Transaction Server applications, today announced it has been granted U.S. Patent Number 6,981,257 B2 on the techniques underlying its primary software product – also referred to as HostBridge.