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Third Wave Business Systems Achieves SAP Accreditation for Active Quality Management

WAYNE, N.J., Dec. 6, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Third Wave Business Systems today announced it has received the certificate of a new global quality accreditation program by SAP AG (NYSE:SAP). The certificate was awarded by the SAP(R) Active Quality Management organization for Third Wave Business Systems’ demonstration of clear quality standards and processes. Through collaborative interaction with SAP, Third Wave Business Systems, Gold Channel Partner helps ensure that a customer project is delivered to specification, on budget and on time.

Second Street Capital, Inc. to Provide Funding for Small Local Businesses, Real Estate and Export Trade Finance

VERO BEACH, Fla., Dec. 6, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Second Street Capital, Inc. (SSCI), a publicly traded company, that suffered through the housing and credit crises beginning in 2007, has recently begun the process of recapitalizing and will soon begin operating as a specialty finance company, providing working capital to small and medium size local businesses and entrepreneurs. SSCI is headquartered in Ft. Lauderdale; however, Jack Rodgers, Maria Caldarone, and Laura Camisa all members of the management team will operate from a Vero Beach office.

SecuGen Obtains Permanent Injunction Against Suprema Distributors and OEM Partners in Patent Infringement Lawsuit

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 6, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation, a world leading provider of fingerprint sensor technology in Silicon Valley, announced that it has obtained a permanent injunction against Suprema distributors and OEM partners that are additional defendants in SecuGen’s ongoing patent infringement lawsuit against Suprema.

United Wholesale Mortgage Rolls Out Jumbo Loan Product up to $2.5 Million

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., Dec. 6, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a national wholesale mortgage lender operating in 47 states, announced today that it has a unique jumbo product with loan amounts up to $2.5 million and LTV’s up to 80 percent. This product is exclusive and has extremely competitive low fixed rates in the mid 4s along with multiple ARM options if the borrowers choose.

Property Management Growth Creates New Jobs

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Dec. 5, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM) announced that the company’s 12 percent growth in units managed across Southern California and Southern Nevada, created 55 more jobs and promoted 28 employees, seven of whom now serve on the executive team.

Energy Optimizers, USA Recognized as ‘Rookie Business of the Year’

DAYTON, Ohio, Dec. 1, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On November 17th, 2011 Energy Optimizers, USA was acknowledged by the Dayton Business Journal as the Rookie Business of the Year at their annual Business of the Year Awards program.

Businesses Worldwide Will Spend $140 Billion on Managed Telecommunications Services in 2012, says Insight Research Corp.

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., Nov. 30, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While business spending on all telecommunications services is expected to grow in single-digit percentages over the next six years, global spending on managed services is expected to grow at an annual compounded rate of 14.7 percent over the period, according to the latest market study from Insight Research.

‘Pin-Ups for Ron Paul’ 2012 Calendar Girls Spread the Message

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 28, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The ‘Pin-Ups for Ron Paul’ 2012 calendar produced by Los Angeles singer/writer/director Juliet Annerino has arrived. This sexy collection of female activists is the most innovative way to spread the message of presidential candidate Ron Paul!

‘Questing for Uberjoy’ by Konrad Ventana is a Luminous Journey of Discovery for Postmodern Readers

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 28, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Questing for Uberjoy’ (ISBN 978-1-4620-2953-2), a stunning new novel by Konrad Ventana, provides a compelling Journey of Discovery for savvy postmodern readers, revealing vital facets of creativity and achievement through the transformative artistry of literary fiction. This much-anticipated new release has received both ‘Editor’s Choice’ and ‘Rising Star’ distinctions.

Merging Afro-American Indie Tops Hollywood Studio System with King Kong Spoof

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 23, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Few knew, except for the late Samuel Z. Arkoff, this Indie’s success story of a non-traditional genre for an Afro-American. Names like Spike Lee and John Singleton are not known for such special effects. Yancey Hendrieth, of Hendriethfilm, Ltd., Enterprises, is a new breed of black filmmaker, having more in common with Dino De Laurentiis and Peter Jackson, creators of two ‘King Kong’ movies.

Habib Noor Acquires Global Empire LLC, DBA Global Healthcare Group

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 22, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Habib Noor has acquired Global Empire LLC, DBA Global Healthcare Group (GHG), a leading healthcare staffing company based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Effective November 1, 2011, Habib Noor has taken the role of President and Owner to uphold GHG’s commitment to providing unrivaled healthcare services to commercial and government clients nationwide.

KnowledgeAdvisors Releases Metrics that Matter Autumn 2011: Measurement Takes On New Meaning!

CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, which provides learning measurement software that improves the effectiveness and business impact of learning, today announced it has released the Autumn 2011 version of its proprietary analytics software, Metrics that Matter(R).

IRS Sec 6050W Form 1099-K Compliance: Integrated Data Management Systems Takes the Worry Out of 1099 and W-2 Compliance

MELVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Integrated Data Management Systems, Inc. (IDMS), a leading provider of W-2 and 1099 software, is helping small to medium-sized businesses prepare annual wage reports and information returns with the 2011 version of its Account Ability Tax Form Preparation software. Account Ability is IRS Sec 6050W Form 1099-K Compliant.

Calton, Inc. Announces Change of Corporate Name, Completion of Private Placement and Other Developments

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 18, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Calton, Inc. (CTON.PK) announced today that The Company has raised $600,000 in a private offering of Common Stock and The Company’s corporate name has been changed to Second Street Capital, Inc.

Mobile Lifestyle Product Repair Has Now Gone Mobile

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 17, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iBroken, Inc., the Apple(R) iPhone, iPod and iPad repair company, is proud to announce the launch of its new mobile repair truck division along with a new company website. Based out of Simi Valley, CA, iBroken has expanded operations at its office/warehouse facility and now has the first mobile iProduct repair vehicle successfully servicing the greater Los Angeles area.

New ‘Green’ eSign Technology for Free – Solution Allows Users Across All Industries to Electronically Sign Any Document

CARSON, Calif., Nov. 17, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., a leading provider of document production and compliance technologies, announced that it has opened up the use of its eSign platform to anyone and everyone at no cost. DocMagic eSign provides for the secure capture of electronic signatures for all documents stored in the PDF file format. Documents are digitally sealed and access is provided to all parties with audit trail capabilities, document versioning, and email notifications. As a result, organizations save paper, time and money using eSign.

KnowledgeAdvisors Announces 10th Annual Symposium: Engaging Executives with World-Class Reporting

CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 16, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, which provides learning measurement software that improves the effectiveness and business impact of learning, today announced the 10th Annual Symposium with the theme ‘Engaging Executives with World-Class Reporting.’ The Symposium will be the premier event in 2012 bringing together organizations striving to develop world-class workforces through effective measurement and industry leaders in learning and talent measurement.

Digital Ray Releases Breakthrough Solution: Allowing Older Websites to Support Amazon Payment Systems

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 16, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Digital Ray, a custom web development and search engine optimization (SEO) firm in Los Angeles, California, has developed a solution that enables websites coded in Classic ASP to accept Amazon’s e-commerce checkout solution. This is something of a watershed because Amazon Checkout doesn’t support Classic ASP; it supports a more modern version of the dynamic language, ASP.NET.

Charlie Allen Restorations Wins Contractor of the Year (CotY) Award – Firm Honored for Spa-style Bath in Cambridge Colonial

BOSTON, Mass., Nov. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Charlie Allen Restorations is the winner of a 2011 Contractor of the Year (CotY) Silver Award for its thoughtful introduction of a modern spa-style bath into a 1915 Colonial in Cambridge, MA. The award was presented at a gathering of the Eastern Massachusetts chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry on Wednesday, November 9.

iPulse Systems Rolls Out SecuGen Based Time and Attendance Solution to McDonald’s South Africa

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that iPulse Systems, a South African manufacturer of market-leading biometric devices and a SecuGen OEM partner, is implementing a nationwide rollout of a biometric-centered time and attendance system for McDonald’s South Africa.

Hearthside Foods Continues to Lead in New Product Innovation with the Introduction of the First Granola with Baobab Superfruit

EUGENE, Ore., Nov. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hearthside Food Solutions, LLC, one of the country’s leading manufacturers of all natural cereal and granola products, has recently introduced another ‘on trend’ variety of delicious granola under its GT Classic brand: Baobab Coconut Granola, made with organic (MWO) ingredients.

TeamF1 Makes SiliconIndia’s Top 10 Network Security Companies List

FREMONT, Calif., Nov. 14, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc. (www.TeamF1.com), the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, announced that it has been selected by SiliconIndia, the premier magazine for business and technology, as one of the Top 100 U.S.-based companies founded and managed by Indian technology professionals.

Christian Leadership Alliance Names Tami Heim As President and CEO

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Nov. 14, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Board of Directors of Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA) has named Mrs. Tami Heim as CLAs new president and CEO. She will begin in this role on Jan. 1, 2012.

Upland Architects Helps Bring New Life to Tired Retail Center

SWANSEA, Mass., Nov. 11, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Upland Architects, Inc. announced today that it has finished the last in a series of architectural design plans for the comprehensive renovation of RK Swansea Place, located in Swansea, Massachusetts.

Montebello’s Short Term Borrowing is Sold and Closed – City Continues Moving Forward on Pro-Growth Plan

MONTEBELLO, Calif., Nov. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Montebello’s $2.5 million Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes (TRANs) closed today – marking a milestone towards the City’s ability to continue improving its operations.

Mobile Apps Geared to Enterprises Will Generate More than $150 Billion Globally for Solution Providers Over Next Six Years, says Insight Research Corp.

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., Nov. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Enterprises across many vertical industries are adopting various wireless-capable applications such as VoIP calling with fixed mobile convergence capabilities; e-mail and instant messaging; mobile conferencing and collaboration software; machine-to-machine communications; and mobile sales force automation programs in order to grow their sales, improve customer support, and reduce operational costs, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation.

Synergen Consulting Surpasses 750 Projects Awarded

HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Synergen Consulting International, LP (www.synergenconsulting.com) is pleased to announce it has recently surpassed 750 projects successfully awarded. This milestone marks the continued success of the company. The composition of Synergen’s 750 engineering and construction projects is approximately comprised of 60 percent energy and oil and gas, and 40 percent commercial, medical, infrastructure, and other industry sectors. Additionally, approximately 30 percent of Synergen’s work is international.

Business Loan Alternatives Expected to Increase in 2012

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Nov. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As banks continue to place strict requirements on business loans for small businesses and merchants, BCA (BusinessCashAdvance.com) continues to grow its business loan alternative financing program to accommodate merchants in need of fast financing.

360 Mortgage Group Hires Bob Paglia as Account Executive, Expands Southern California Footprint

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, welcomes Bob Paglia as a newly hired account executive. Based out of Lancaster, Calif., just north of Los Angeles, Paglia’s territory includes the Southern California region.

Palm Springs Plumbing Contractor Feeds the Community Year Round

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Nov. 9, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Most people don’t associate plumbing with food, but they may not know about KC’s 23 1/2 Hour Plumbing Inc. This week, the company announced that it has collected more than one ton of food and will continue to collect food from its clients for people in need, year round.

EPIC adds Scott Gunnison as Principal, Strategic Development

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 8, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Scott Gunnison as Principal, Strategic Development. Gunnison brings more than 30 years of diversified insurance underwriting, retail and wholesale brokerage, specialty program development, and operations experience to EPIC. He will be based in Chicago and report directly to EPIC president and co-founder, John Hahn.

Consumers Remain in Denial about Planning for Long-Term Care According to New Study

KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 8, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The majority of adults believe that long-term care insurance should be purchased between the ages of 45-64, yet 82 percent of this age group have not purchased a policy, finds a new study from the 3in4 Association. The study, sponsored by Genworth Financial, also shows that since the 2008 financial crisis, only 20 percent of adults have taken any action on their financial strategy and almost half of respondents do not expect to add anything to their plan in the next two years.

EPIC adds Scott Lihme as Principal in Irvine

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announces the addition of property and casualty insurance broker and risk management consultant, Scott Lihme as a principal in the company’s Irvine, Calif. office. Lihme brings 25 years of underwriting, production, client advocacy and program management experience to EPIC.

Hill PHOENIX Portfolio Grows with Dover Acquisition of Denmark-based Advansor A/S

CONYERS, Ga., Nov. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hill PHOENIX Inc., a Dover Company, has expanded its portfolio of operating companies with Dover’s acquisition of Denmark-based Advansor A/S. The Danish company specializes in the design and manufacture of HFC-free, CO2 transcritical refrigeration and heat pump systems for supermarkets and light industrial applications. Advansor and Hill PHOENIX combined have more than 550 CO2 systems operating in supermarkets in the United States, Europe and Canada, making them the largest manufacturer of CO2 refrigeration systems in the world.

Divi Resorts Group Performs Above Market Average – First Half Results Shine despite Tough Economy

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Nov. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Divi Resorts Group reported first half operating results, showing a healthy revenue increase of 11.2 per cent over the same period last year. The resort development and management company based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, outperformed its competition in the first half of 2011, exceeding revenue measures in the premium sector of the Caribbean market, where Divi’s properties are located.

360 Mortgage Group Adds Hugh Sinclair as Pacific Northwest Account Executive

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, welcomes High Sinclair as a newly hired account executive. Covering the Washington-state region, Sinclair brings more than 10 years of mortgage industry experience.

GSA Adds New SecuGen Fingerprint Products to the FIPS 201 Approved Products List: Hamster IV v2 and ID-USB SC/PIV v2

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that the SecuGen Hamster IV v2 and the ID-USB SC/PIV v2 have been added to the General Services Administration’s FIPS 201 Evaluation Program Approved Products List.

Ohio Restaurant Recruiters Launches Regional Business to Benefit Hospitality Industry

CLEVELAND, Ohio, Nov. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ohio Restaurant Recruiters – a restaurant manager recruiting firm – announced its launch this week in Ohio and Pennsylvania. While there are many other recruiting firms out there, none quite match up to the features and benefits that Ohio Restaurant Recruiters can provide.

Backbone Security Announces Digital Steganography Detection Software Replacement Program

FAIRMONT, W.Va., Nov. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Backbone Security is pleased to announce a new program to allow current users of other digital steganography detection solutions to replace their tools with Backbone’s Steganography Analyzer Artifact Scanner (StegAlyzerAS) and Steganography Analyzer Signature Scanner (StegAlyzerSS) by just paying the cost of software maintenance – a low $625, or less if the user qualifies for or law enforcement or government discount.

In-House Employee Development Program Creates Next Generation of Workers: Workforce Investment Board Helps Fund California Steel’s Craft Development Program

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Nov. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board (WIB) has been an instrumental partner in helping local manufacturers such as California Steel Industries, Inc. (CSI) successfully graduate 34 electricians and 17 mechanics from its craft development program.