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The New Protector of Independent Women: Long Term Care Insurance

(c) Send2Press.comKIRKLAND, Wash. – Feb. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As a growing number of women live alone, millions must look out for themselves without a partner to assist them. They can handle it, but what if they have a spell of bad luck, like Paula Taylor? Ms. Taylor, a single professional woman, suddenly found herself in a wheelchair after an accident, unable to walk or work for several months. ‘How can independent women like Paula look out for themselves when they’re incapacitated?’ says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners LLC.

FILED UNDER: Womens Interest
 

deverus, Inc. Unveils New Product Website Detailing the Ziptuit Product Line

AUSTIN, Texas – Feb. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — deverus today announced their new product website for the diverse Ziptuit product line. The site is devoted to the various platforms available and offers detailed comparisons designed to help prospective clients decide which level is right for their business needs.

FILED UNDER: Business | Product Launches
 

Geoff Mulligan Joins the Advisory Board at Gameshastra

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Feb. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gameshastra, a leading provider of Game Outsource Services, announced today the appointment of Geoff Mulligan to its Advisory Board. Geoff will assist the company in formulating its strategic vision and corporate strategy to become a global leader in outsourcing services for the games industry.

Creative Use of Technology Expands Global Reach for Brand Communications Firm Two West

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Feb. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two West, Inc. is a branding and communications firm providing research-driven, strategic consulting services and agency solutions for high-growth companies and products. While the firm offers experience in select verticals including telecommunications, retail, automotive, human and animal health, and professional services, it has also developed horizontal expertise in brand strategy for companies needing next-level marketing guidance.

Christianity ‘Not A Real Religion’ According to LAPD as Cannabis Church Files Suit Against City of Angels

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Reverend Craig X Rubin was arrested at his house of worship he asked the lead LAPD officer for the special rights accorded to clergy under California Penal Codes 1524 and 1525, but was told by the officer that his Bible-based Judeo-Christian organization, that was recognized by the state of California, was ‘not practicing a real religion.’ Temple 420 is a registered religious organization with the State of California.

deverus, Inc. Announces the Launch of the eSigScreen(TM) Electronic Background Check Consent Tool for the VeroHire Recruiting System

AUSTIN, Texas – Feb. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — deverus today launched the eSigScreen(TM) electronic consent to background check tool for the VeroHire Recruiting system. The electronic consent process provides four key benefits to the employer and background check companies.

FILED UNDER: Software | Technology
 

Five Diamond Resort Tempts Guests with Rare $1.5-Million, Heart-Shaped, Yellow Diamond on Valentine’s Day

LOS CABOS, Mexico – Feb. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One of the world’s finest Five Diamond resorts is putting an exclamation point on Valentine’s Day by showcasing the ultimate gift on this day for lovers: a rare, heart-shaped, 10.05 carat yellow diamond worth $1.5 million. It will be on display for guests to view, or, better yet, for one guest to buy to make an unsurpassed statement of undying love. Las Ventanas al Paraiso, A Rosewood Resort, the internationally heralded Five Diamond resort in Los Cabos, Mexico, has teamed up with Q Diamonds International Boutique to display the unique stone over the Valentine’s Day week.

FILED UNDER: Travel and Tourism
 

Fight Diabetes! Exercise on the LifeSpan TR2000 Treadmill with Decline Feature

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Feb. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The View recently featured the award-winning LifeSpan TR2000 treadmill, from PCE Health and Fitness, for its unique downhill walking feature. Not only is downhill-walking excellent for cardiovascular fitness, it also provides health benefits that help reduce the risks and effects associated with diabetes.

FILED UNDER: Fitness
 

A Billion Praying to Re-Balance Earth – Invitation to Join Hearts for Our Earth Mother

MT. SHASTA, Calif. – Feb. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With Europe’s warmest winter in 1,250 years putting the Winter Olympics at risk, a group representing over a billion are inviting our Earth Family to join in prayer, dance, and celebration this month of our unified love of our Mother Earth, starting Valentine’s Day (Feb 14). ‘This expands on Americans celebrating our sweethearts on Valentine’s Day, and unites with this month’s Lunar New Year’s celebrations and prayers of Asian and global faith communities,’ according to Mary Ho, President of the China Millennium Council, and Olympic skier, Suzy Chaffee, Native Voices Foundation (NVF) co-chair.

Former Child Actor’s Inspirational Film Gets Star Cast and Distribution

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Feb. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Lord Help Us’ is a new urban inspirational romantic comedy written, directed and edited by former child actor, Shavar Ross, who played ‘Dudley,’ Gary Coleman’s best friend for six seasons on the hit 1980’s show ‘Diff’rent Strokes,’ and produced by Tri-Seven Entertainment.

Local Vermont Shed Company to Offer Dealer Wholesale Program

JAMAICA, Vt., Feb. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc. announced today that it will be offering its wooden post and beam shed kits to retailers nationwide as part of a new wholesale program. The program is designed to make their New England style buildings more readily available to consumers outside the northeast.

Innovative Consulting Group ‘ICG’ Introduces a Revitalized Brand

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Feb. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Innovative Consulting Group, LLC (ICG) introduces a revitalized brand to represent significant milestones for the company in 2007. ICG will be celebrating its 5th anniversary in the spring and the company will reach the goal of 50 employees.

deverus Instant Advantage is now Offering Integrated Tenant Screening through NBD’s National RegistryCHECK

AUSTIN, Texas – Feb. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — deverus today announced their newest product in the deverus Instant Advantage program — the deverus/NBD National RegistryCHECK Data Integration Service. This service allows consumers to place orders for national tenant screening – and receive results instantly.

FILED UNDER: Software | Technology
 

ArtisticPursuit Takes Social Networking to New Level by Providing Premium Content to Artists and Fans

BRUNSWICK, Md. – Feb. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ArtisticPursuit.com offers its users plenty of social networking features, as well as original artistic content, that often cost hundreds of dollars per year to use or download elsewhere.

PricewaterhouseCoopers Analysis: Chinese Manufacturing Accounts for 90 Percent of Annual Growth in Worldwide Semiconductor Market

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Feb. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Electronic systems manufactured in China were the driving factor behind 90 percent of growth in worldwide semiconductor consumption in 2005, continuing a trend first observed beginning in 2003, according to a comprehensive analysis by PricewaterhouseCoopers of Chinese and other published statistics on the subject.

FILED UNDER: Business | Reports and Studies
 

New Technology Business Directory, Computerstreet.net, Goes Live

STREETSBORO, Ohio – Feb. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tierce Enterprises, LLC is pleased to announce the introduction of a new website designed for the consumer AND the business. Computerstreet.net – ‘Your Source for Reliable Technology Business Reviews.’ Search the database of 150,000 nationwide technology related businesses to find a company by city, state, zip code, name or browse an entire city.

Java Juice(R) Brings Joe-To-Go to Military, Rescue Personnel and Campers

VENICE, Calif. – Feb. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Originally, Java Juice(R) was created for, and embraced by, the outdoor-adventure industry. The success of the just-add-water, single-serving version of the product promoted awareness of a need to get the lightweight packets to American soldiers, say the folks at Java Juice, Inc.

Service Delivery Platforms Bringing SOA to Phone Companies, Says Insight Research

BOONTON, N.J. – Feb. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Telecommunications companies will be investing billions of dollars over the next five years on service delivery platforms (SDPs) in order to bring the benefits of on-demand services to their wireline and mobility enterprise customers, says a new report from Insight Research.

FILED UNDER: Technology | Telecom and VoIP
 

New Book Spills the Beans on How to Protect Family Assets from Nursing Home Costs

BOULDER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nursing home costs are skyrocketing to an average of $75,000 per year and a new book – ‘How to Protect Your Family’s Assets from Devastating Nursing Home Costs: Medicaid Secrets’ (Phylius Press, ISBN: 978-0-9790801-1-1) – teaches people how to qualify for Medicaid to get these expenses paid.

Author Makes Improving Vocabulary Easy and Fun for College Students

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Feb. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new book from AuthorHouse, Inc., authored by Rico Thompson, is written to help college freshmen get off on the right foot and get a leg up in college; ’15 Easy and Fun Ways College Freshmen Can Improve Their Vocabulary’ (ISBN-13: 978-1403394477), reveals ways for college freshmen to improve word power.

How Will Insurance Companies Respond to Victims of Friday’s Tornado? asks Central Florida Attorney

ORLANDO, Fla. – Feb. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the camera lights fade and the media attention dies down in the coming weeks, those familiar insurance slogans of ‘Like a Good Neighbor,’ ‘You’re in Good Hands’ and others, may unfortunately give way to an industry whose past is shaky to say the least, especially in recent years. Central Florida resident attorney Alan Garfinkel, of Garfinkel Trial Group, is the nation’s leading expert in natural disaster law and is currently representing thousands of hurricane victims across the country.

Authernative Granted EU Patent for User Authentication Method

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – Feb. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Authernative, Inc., the developer of innovative user authentication and identity management technologies, announced today that the European Patent Office has granted the company its patent for a user authentication method (patent number EP1434408).

Frederick County Man Makes a Go Without Gas – Proves Electric Cars are a Reality Now

KNOXVILLE, Md. – Feb. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Consumer concern about rising gas prices late last summer has brought increased attention to alternate fuel vehicles such as hydrogen and electric cars. Mike Harvey of Knoxville (and Harvey Coachworks), one such concerned consumer, took it upon himself and has recently completed a 4-month effort to convert a gas-powered car to an all-electric zero-emissions vehicle.

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.

TeamF1 Launches Unique SMBware(TM) Line of Production-Ready Software Solutions for Leading-Edge SMB Devices

FREMONT, Calif. – Feb. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded security, has launched a line of production-ready software solutions geared specifically to OEMs/ODMs serving the small-to-medium business (SMB) segment. The SMBware(TM) family of innovative prepackaged solutions gives OEMs the ability to bring to market differentiated, leading-edge devices for their SMB customers – and do so with much less risk and at lower cost than was previously possible.

CA Boom 4’s Prefab Zone to Bring Modernist Prefab Manufacturers and Would-Be Buyers Under One Roof

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Feb. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For decades, prefab homes were supposed to be the next big thing – never mind that they were found primarily on the pages of design magazines or in architects’ sketchbooks. What a difference a year makes. ‘Modernist Prefab’ is no longer a concept but is now a reality.

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.

Top Music Producers Share Trade Secrets at NARIP’s ‘Producing Hit Songs’ Series

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Feb. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — How is great music created and produced? What do top music producers look for in an artist? How do you find, develop and keep artist clients? And how do producers handle challenges such as creative control? The answers can be found at the PRODUCING HIT SONG 5-part series, sponsored by the National Association of Record Industry Professionals, to launch on February 16th in Hollywood with special guests Harvey Mason, Jr. and Damon Thomas AKA The Underdogs.

Move Over, Jon Stewart: Experts Say the Funniest Fake News Online is from New Jersey

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — You’ve seen the news recaps of 2006, the most important stories that gripped the nation’s attention. But here’s one you may have missed: TIME Magazine Names Air ‘Gas of the Year.’ This exclusive from the New Jersey-based humor website Confusion Road was crowned the top satire news story of 2006 by an expert panel of journalists and humor writers in the second annual HumorFeed Satire News Awards.

SaberData, Ltd. Announces SaberWire Data Transfer Cable for Vista

AUSTIN, Texas – Jan. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SaberData, Ltd., the leader in one step PC Migration, announced the availability of its SaberWire USB data transfer cable that works with Microsoft’s Vista operating system. The cable is ideal for transferring data between computers without the need for a network.

AtPrime Adds Pension Limit Lookup for Consumers to its PENSION HELPER Service

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Jan. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AtPrime Media, Inc., the sponsor of AtPrime.com, one of the top age 50+ web services announced today an addition to its highly valued consumer service YOUR PENSION HELPER, whereby consumers will be able to dial up their maximum employee and employer contribution limits for all types of qualified plans, as well as, their insurance pension payouts payable from defunct Defined Benefit Plans insured by the Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation.

Inventive Releases iClip 4 for Mac OS X with All-new UI

LITTLETON, N.H. – Jan. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Coinciding with iClip’s 4th birthday (give or take a day or two), Inventive announced the release of iClip 4, a major update of its award-winning multiple clipboard and scrapbook software. Version 4 has been completely redesigned with a completely new and stylish UI.

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.

FILED UNDER: Business | Employment and HR
 

Shop4Humanity is an Online Business Directory with a Heart

RALEIGH, N.C. – Jan. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Shop4Humanity is a new and unique online directory that promotes businesses that give to charity. Whether the consumer is interested in a cure for cancer, better education, or world peace, Shop4Humanity.com offers a broad range of cause-related categories that are sure to encompass every interest.

Telesoft Helps Companies Comply with Sarbanes-Oxley

PHOENIX, Ariz. – Jan. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Telesoft Corporation, the leading provider of Expense Management Solutions for enterprise, has announced a new release with TeleSOX features specifically designed to aid companies in meeting Sarbanes-Oxley reporting requirements.

FILED UNDER: Finance | Taxes and Accounting
 

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.

FILED UNDER: Awards and Honors | Business
 

Do You Really Know Who is at the Other End of That Tiny Needle?

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. – Jan. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Botox is one of the most common cosmetic procedures being performed today – but, too many patients have no idea who is at the other end of that needle, says Dr. Mark Berkowitz, of Accents Cosmetic Surgery and Medical Spa, one of the nation’s most experienced injectors, with more than 10 years of experience with Botox(R).

TAX ALERT: Remember Your Deduction for Long Term Care Insurance Premiums

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Jan. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As April 15 nears, tax-time frowns may be accompanied by smiles for many aging Americans. Deductible amounts for long term care insurance premiums are going up. For the 2006 tax year they’re higher than in 2005; and for 2007, they’ll be even higher. ‘Be sure to claim your deduction if you qualify,’ says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage.

FILED UNDER: Finance | Taxes and Accounting
 

ID Solutions Announces Order and Delivery of AFIS Enrollment Licenses for the Initial Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Program

ORLANDO, Fla. – Jan. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orlando, Florida-based ID Solutions (IDS) today reported receipt of a purchase order from the Transportation Security Agency (DHS-TSA) for IDS biometric matching licenses for use in the Transportation Worker Identity Credential (TWIC) program. The IDS AFIS technology supports key security functionality within the TWIC program and has been recognized for its combination of top-rated accuracy and value-for-money by governments around the world.

Simply Sapphires to Auction a Ceylon Sapphire Jewelry Suite to Benefit Doberman Rescue Unlimited

WAPPINGERS FALLS, N.Y. – Jan. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simply Sapphires will auction off a 18 kt gold and sapphire jewelry suite (necklace, bracelet and earrings) to benefit Doberman Rescue Unlimited (DRU), announced John Tolliver, President and CEO of Simply Sapphires LLC. The auction will be held on the eBay Auction website January 29 – February 7, 2007.

FILED UNDER: Auction