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Intellikey Labs HD-DVD Quality Assurance Disc Testing in High Gear

BURBANK, CA – May 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The mid-April release of HD-DVD players and software on the retail market kicked the production of high definition entertainment product into gear. The media industry’s need for HD-DVD titles for retail distribution has been keeping Intellikey Labs’ optical content testing in overdrive to meet studio release dates.

PHSN Limited and Enterprising Vision Inc. (EVI) forge an alliance to launch EVI’s Patient Adherence Communications Platform – MemoText

TORONTO, ON Canada – May 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EVI, (a global development firm specializing in information systems analysis, design and management) and PHSN, (Canada’s premier waiting room network) are pleased to announce a strategic alliance designed to facilitate improved patient adherence rates across the healthcare spectrum.

FILED UNDER: Health and Medical
 

LTC Financial Partners Named Long Term Care Insurance ‘Resource Partner’ for Financial Planning Association(R); Information Now Available to FPA(R) Members in All Branches

KIRKLAND, WA – May 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today LTC Financial Partners (LTCFP), the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage, announced its selection as ‘Resource Partner’ for the Financial Planning Association(R) (FPA(R)), the membership organization for America’s financial planners and allied professionals.

FILED UNDER: Finance | Insurance
 

Ten New Books ‘Worth a Look’ for Spring 2006

REDONDO BEACH, CA – May 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publishers Newswire(TM) announced today 10 new books ‘worth a look,’ announced during Spring 2006. Titles include ‘Absolute Sudoku’ by Masha Zager, learn sudoku puzzles with the guidance you always wanted; health expert Paul Harris releases ‘Superior Health Doctor Bernard Jensen’s Way’; and ‘Soccer Made Easy for Americans’ by H. Steven Robertson, a ‘how-to’ book for kids and coaches.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment
 

Tax Refund Can Be a Ticket to Financial Freedom

LOS ANGELES, CA – May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Knockout Debt announced today that it is offering a Free Debt Consultation to all consumers who have received or will be receiving a tax refund. Knockout Debt’s consultants will explain to consumers how a tax refund may be used to save thousands of dollars. With rising interest rates, spiraling gas prices, and higher credit card minimums, it is more important than ever before to eliminate credit card debt.

FILED UNDER: Finance | Taxes and Accounting
 

Books to Bookmark: 13 New Books Worth a Look for Spring 2006

REDONDO BEACH, CA – May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publishers Newswire (www.pubnewswire.com) announced today 13 new books ‘worth a look,’ announced during Spring 2006. Titles include ‘Absolute Sudoku’ by Masha Zager, learn sudoku puzzles with the guidance you always wanted; health expert Paul Harris, releases ‘Superior Health Doctor Bernard Jensen’s Way’; and ‘Soccer Made Easy for Americans’ by H. Steven Robertson, a ‘how-to’ book for kids and coaches of kids.

Reaching New Heights: Java Juice Liquid Coffee Extract Makes Huge Leap Forward in Backcountry Coffee

VENICE, CA – May 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — No time for brewed specialty coffee? Need a quick, pick-me-up? No worries. On the trail, at home, or at the office, just add hot or cold water to Java Juice(R) for a cup of the freshest-coffee alternative available.

Kubota Research Announces P-Wave(TM) MemBond(TM) and Collaborates with Ion Power, Inc. to Accelerate Fuel Cell Research

HOCKESSIN, DE – May 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kubota Research Associates, Inc., headquartered in Hockessin, Delaware, announces P-Wave(TM) MemBond(TM), a revolutionary waterproof bonding process for the assembly of fuel cells, based upon the patented P-Wave(TM) technology, which clears major performance and cost obstacles to the manufacture of commercially viable fuel cells.

FILED UNDER: Manufacturing
 

America’s Vacation Center / American Express Accomplishes Industry First – Booking a Cruise from 30,000 Feet

SAN DIEGO, CA – May 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — America’s Vacation Center / American Express (AVC) continued to break new ground last week, when agency co-president Brad Anderson booked a Royal Caribbean cruise while on a commercial flight. Using America’s Vacation Center’s exclusive Agent Power(TM) software and the satellite Internet connection on the Lufthansa 747 airplane, Anderson successfully booked a deluxe balcony cabin aboard the Freedom of the Seas.

FILED UNDER: Travel and Tourism
 

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.

FILED UNDER: Business | Patent and Trademark
 

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.

FILED UNDER: Business | Product Launches
 

New Ad Industry Column by Scott G Launched Online

WOODLAND HILLS, CA – May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Advertising industry veteran and consulting creative director Scott G of G-Man Marketing in Los Angeles, announced today that his new column, ‘Communication Nation,’ will appear exclusively on Advertising Industry Newswire (AdvertisingIndustryNewswire.com).

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.

One Million Blessings Experiment

DALLAS, TX – May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — May 1st marked the final day of a unique online experiment created with the goal of reaching one million people through an emotion evoking, short movie designed by Texas writer and graphic designer Kate Nowak. It features a series of poignant blessings written to help people all over the world feel better about their lives.

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.

FILED UNDER: Business | Employment and HR
 

Podcast Fusion Launches as One of the Largest Podcast Directory Services on the Internet

KANSAS CITY, KS – May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pivotal View, Inc. today launched PodcastFusion.com, a new podcast directory service with more than 18,000 podcast listings. Podcast Fusion offers intuitive search features that allow users to easily find and preview some of the best audio and video podcasts on the Internet.

FILED UNDER: Broadcasting | Entertainment
 

New Online Magazine for Advertising Industry Launched Today by Neotrope(R)

TORRANCE, CA – May 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope(R), an entertainment content and media company established in 1983, announced today the formal launch of Advertising Industry Newswire(TM), an online magazine with news, commentary, podcasts, articles and feature content covering the ad business from broadcast to Web.

GameBeat Studios adds Four Awards to its Growing List of Prestigious Industry Honors

CHICAGO, IL – May 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The industry honors just keep racking up for GameBeat Studios. The Chicago-based music production and sound design house recently received two Silver Addys in the 6th District Addy Awards competition for its work on the Wal-Mart Voices of Color(TM) Film Series campaign.

Send2Press(R) Newswire Announces NewsML Feed Support for News Aggregators

LOS ANGELES, CA – May 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Send2Press(R), a leading online news service since 1996, announced today the re-launch of support for the NewsML format to allow content portals and news aggregators to easily pull full-text news stories from its wire service. Send2Press is a unit of Neotrope(R), established 1983 in California.

‘The Art of Wig Design: A Katour Line Presentation’ Delights and Educates Hair-Loss Sufferers and Stylists through First-Hand Experience

WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Have you ever wondered about the origin of wigs, how they are designed, or how to care for them properly? CEO of Katour Line Designer Wig Collection, Kym Williams, is here to lay those questions, and more, to rest in the form of her newly-released book: ‘The Art of Wig Design: A Katour Line Presentation’ (ISBN: 1-59971-637-2).

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.

FILED UNDER: Business | Public Companies
 

Boating Industry Magazine Announces 2006 Top 100 and Leadership Alliance

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Apr. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buying and servicing a boat is about to become a much easier task for consumers around the country when Boating Industry magazine announces its 2006 Top 100 Dealers, a ranking of those marine dealers that are unsurpassed in overall business operations, customer service, marketing and professionalism, later this fall.

Mother of Miracle Child to Keynote International Autism Conference

SALT LAKE CITY, UT – Apr. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — US Autism & Asperger Association, Inc. (USAAA) announced today that Shannon Kenitz, Executive Director of the International Hyperbarics Association, will serve as the keynote speaker at USAAA’s upcoming Autism Spectrum Disorder Premier International Conference, August 9-12, in Park City, Utah.

FILED UNDER: Regional Events
 

Streetwise Reports Debuts New Silver Directory with Listings of Silver Explorers, Miners and Producers

SONOMA, CA – Apr. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The past few months have seen precious metals prices soar, and silver is no exception. As investment demand for silver skyrockets, silver’s price has risen over 20% this year. In support of the growing bull market in this valuable commodity, Streetwise Reports has compiled and published a growing, comprehensive listing of silver explorers miners and producers worldwide in The Silver Directory.

L.A. County Supervisor Gloria Molina and 19 Other Elite Women to Be Honored at the 2006 Hispanic Business Woman of the Year Awards

SANTA BARBARA, CA – Apr. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Trailblazer Gloria Molina, chair of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, will be honored as the 2006 Hispanic Business Woman of the Year in a special ceremony along with 19 other Elite Women. The special ceremony will take place Thursday, May 4, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, and some seating is still available. Maria Silva from KVBC News 3 in Las Vegas will preside as this year’s Mistress of Ceremonies.

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.

FILED UNDER: Business | Product Launches
 

Respondus Ranks First in Customer Satisfaction Survey of Higher Education e-Learning Vendors

REDMOND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Respondus received the highest customer satisfaction score among 44 higher education e-learning vendors that were included in a report by The Alliance for Higher Education Competitiveness (A-HEC). The report is based on survey responses from leaders of Internet-supported learning initiatives in higher education.

American Alarm Saves Customers Lives, Averts Silent Killer

IRVING, TX and WALTHAM, MA – Apr. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This year the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) honored one of their member companies for the life-saving efforts of a persistent salesman. John Dunton and Carol McKeen of Waltham, Mass. are alive today thanks to their decision to purchase a carbon monoxide (CO) detector from American Alarm and Communications, Inc., Arlington, Mass.

State Government Alert: Kentucky Defies Big Tobacco Lobbyists’ Pressure by Seeking A Flat Tax on Cigarette Sales

DALLAS, TX – Apr. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — StatesOnTheTake.com announced today that Kentucky State Government officials could withdraw from the Master Settlement Agreement (‘MSA’), despite fierce opposition from out-of-state, Big Tobacco lobbyists. The MSA was the original ‘Stealth Cartel,’ created under the guise of a “settlement” between Big Tobacco and the 46 state signatories.

Ghost Hunter asks: Would You Spend the Night Alone in a Haunted House?

LOS ANGELES, CA – Apr. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Do you know of a haunted house or a strange location that people would cross over to the other side of the street to avoid after dark? Somewhere most wouldn’t go to in a group, even in the daytime? Would you go alone and what about at midnight? There is one man that would: the chief paranormal investigator and founder of Chasingmidnight.com – one of the Web’s leading sites devoted to the mysterious and unexplained.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Pop Culture
 

Riviera Beach Organization Announces ‘Successful’ Business Expo

RIVIERA BEACH, FL – Apr. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Riviera Beach Business Association announced the participation of an enthusiastic crowd of local dignitaries for the First Annual Riviera Beach Business Expo. Council Chairman Chip Armstrong said ‘This expo will grow a great deal over these next few years as we continue to attract the existing and new business that are the backbone of this city.’

FILED UNDER: Regional Events
 

Unique Health Retreat Offers Lifestyle Changes in Paradise

KAHULUI, Hawaii (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The sounds of the ocean, the smell of plumeria in the air, and the chirping of exotic birds in the garden. These are the attractions touted by ‘The Road to Life,’ a new and unusual health and lifestyle modification retreat in the isolated Hawaiian community of Hana, on the island of Maui. Sponsored by Rational Christian Ministries, a non-denominational Christian ministry dedicated to health and wellness education,

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.

FILED UNDER: Business | Public Companies
 

Westchester County Passes Wireless Network Security Law

STAMFORD, Conn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Desktop Guerrillas offers businesses expert advice for securing their networks. Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in this country. Criminals are enticed with a precious bounty – your credit line. We’ve all gotten used to shredding our credit card statements, but what about the businesses that are cavalier with our personal information?

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.

FILED UNDER: Business | Public Companies
 

Renovations Make Meridian Hotel Orlando a Vacationer’s Dream Destination

ORLANDO, FL – Apr. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE)– The Meridian Hotel Orlando – Disney Maingate – has just been newly renovated. The entire property has been completely upgraded to better meet its Florida vacationers’ needs, it was announced today by Orlandoescape.com.

FILED UNDER: Travel and Tourism
 

‘Best Inn in North America 2006’ – Top Honors Again Go to Luxury Boutique-style Inn in Columbia, Maryland

COLUMBIA, MD – Apr. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Inn at Peralynna Manor, a small Maryland Luxury Inn, is voted by guests and recognized by Arrington’s Inn Traveler Magazine, ‘Best Overall Bed and Breakfast/Inn in North America 2006.’ For the past two years, 2005 and 2006, Peralynna has taken top honors in competition with 33,000 Inns and B & B’s in the US and Canada. In 2004, Peralynna was recognized by Arrington’s as ‘Best Inn in the USA.’

FILED UNDER: Travel and Tourism
 

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.

FILED UNDER: Business | Reports and Studies
 

What Music Do Dogs Like to Hear? Survey Asks in Prep for First Ever ‘Canine Concert’

AUSTIN, TX – Apr. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Munrab Entertainment plans to hold the world’s first ‘Canine Concert’ on May 9th, from noon to 1 pm, at Wooldridge Square (900 Guadalupe) in Austin, Texas, an event where live music is played at a sound level only dogs can hear.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Pop Culture
 

NamesBeyond Launches dotMobi Registrations for Mobile Industry Members and Trademark Holders

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Apr. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NamesBeyond, the leader in sponsored top level domain names, today opened registrations in the dotMobi domain to trademark holders and mobile industry association members. The .mobi domain name is reserved for Web sites specifically designed to work with mobile handsets.