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Why Few Retirees Have the Right Investments – And How to Tell if You’re One of Them

SCRANTON, Penn. – September 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Most retirees would agree that saving money is hard enough. That’s why when it comes to protecting their money, most people would like to be certain that their hard-earned funds are going to be safely stored where they’ll be building up interest for the future. In fact, according to Mark McColligan, Vice President of 1st Financial Investments, most retirees are putting their money in the wrong place and losing out on thousands of dollars each year.

FILED UNDER: Finance | Investment Services
 

Leatt Corporation Announces Motorsport South Africa Endorsement

CAPE TOWN, South Africa – September 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) – Leatt Corporation (OTC Pink Sheets LEAT / LEAT.pk), a Nevada Corporation headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa, that develops, sells and distributes the Leatt-Brace(tm), a Prophylactic Neck Brace System designed to prevent potentially devastating motor sport injuries to the cervical spine (neck), today announced that use of the Leatt-Brace(tm) has been endorsed by Motorsport South Africa (MSA).

FILED UNDER: Business | Public Companies
 

Management Dynamics Expands Ocean Quoting and Route Optimization Capabilities of Rate Explorer in Version 10.0

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – September 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Management Dynamics, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand solutions for global transportation and supply chain management, today announced the availability of Rate Explorer 10.0. The latest release of Rate Explorer allows importers, exporters and NVOCCs to make increasingly complex ocean freight decisions based on cost and service tradeoffs to effectively manage ever-changing surcharges and potential congestion at port and rail facilities.

Atreus Systems Makes Pulver 100 List of Top Companies to Watch

MELVILLE, NY – September 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Atreus Systems, the premier supplier of VoIP and advanced IP service provisioning software, today announced that it has been named to the 2005 ‘pulver 100’ – the VoIP industry’s leading listing of privately held growth companies that represent the future of the communications ecosystem. Atreus has been named to this list for the second year in a row due to its carrier-grade deployments and significant growth rate over the past twelve months.

New York’s Blue Hill Troupe a Hit in G&S Territory

NEW YORK, NY – September 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Blue Hill Troupe’s innovative production of that Gilbert & Sullivan rarity, The Grand Duke, was honored at the 12th Annual International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival in Buxton, England, last month.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Performing Arts
 

The Newcomen Society Honors Kent State University as it Approaches 2nd Century of Service

EXTON, Penn. – September 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Newcomen Society of the United States will honor Kent State University and its President, Carol Cartwright, with the prestigious Newcomen Award, at an awards ceremony on Friday, October 7, 2005. Continuing in its 82-year-old tradition of recognizing organizations that have helped promote the American free enterprise system, The Newcomen Society honors Kent State University as an example of academic and innovative excellence.

FILED UNDER: NonProfit and Charities
 

Independent Rock Band, The Reverse Engineers, Break Into Top-10 Most Played on Podcasts

TAMPA, Fla. – September 7, 2005 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Reverse Engineers, an unsigned rock band from Tampa Florida, are now one of the top-10 most-played bands on the PodSafe Music Network (www.PodSafeMusicNetwork.com). The Reverse Engineers have been featured on 43 separate Podcasts in the past two months.

FILED UNDER: Broadcasting | Entertainment
 

Nanotechnology Innovation Enables Recovery and Reuse of Spilled Oil

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – September 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Interface Sciences Corporation (www.interfacesciences.com) announced that in response to oil spill problems stemming from the current Hurricane Katrina disaster and oil crises, the company is launching its proprietary oil remediation and recovery application.

Dual-Mode Smart Phones to Lead Fixed Mobile Convergence Push, says Insight Research Corporation

BOONTON, NJ – September 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The fixed line phone, long a fixture in 95 percent of US homes and offices, is about to be replaced by new smart phone technology capable of working as reliably as a fixed line phone in the home or office and of converting to a cellular phone for mobile calling, says a new study from Insight Research. According to the new market research report, ‘Fixed Mobile Convergence: Single Phone Solutions for Wireless, Wireline, and VoIP Convergence 2005-2010,’ this new generation of phones will leverage WiFi hotspots, voice over IP (VoIP) technology, and voice over wireless local area networks (VoWLANs) to create a single smart phone capable of moving from home to office and back again.

FILED UNDER: Business | Reports and Studies
 

Long Term Care Insurance Brokerage Announces Chain of Press Information Websites

KIRKLAND, Wash. – September 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Partners of LTC Financial Partners LLC (with offices across the country) want to be the best sources of long term care insurance information in their local areas. To that end, the organization announced today a chain of websites that will feed facts to the press. The sites are also available to the general public.

FILED UNDER: Finance | Insurance
 

The Complete How-To Guide to Podcasting Released by ThePodcastingEbook.com

TORONTO, Ontario – September 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ThePodcastingEbook, the new authority on podcasting, is pleased to announce the release of ThePodcastingEbook, available at ThePodcastingEbook.com. Main features include how to create, record, publish and promote a podcast. Readers will also find valuable product reviews, podcast directories, and tools to help them evaluate their podcast.

FILED UNDER: Broadcasting | Entertainment
 

Roundup of 13 New Book Releases for August 2005

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. – September 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publishers Newswire (www.pubnewswire.com) announced today 13 new books of note, released during August 2005. Book topics include the nature of reality in ‘Paradox’ by Jane Weir; ‘The Evolution Diet” by JSB Morse; an autobiography of the ‘wizard of weed’ in ‘9021Grow’ by CraigX; evidence proving pre-Columbian Chinese maritime survey of the world in ‘The 1421 Heresy’ by Anatole Andro; and author Waymon Lefall brings a missing piece of African American history to his children’s book ‘The Legend of Jocko.’

BeNumberOne.com Provides Affordable Online Marketing and Advertising Support for Florida Businesses

OKEECHOBEE, Fla. – September 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Destiny Reef Enterprises today announced the launch of their Be Number One Network, an online Florida business marketing and advertising company designed to help businesses of any size gain an affordable, competitive advantage in the Florida and online global marketplace.

SPI Litigation Direct Names Chuck Kellner Vice President

AUSTIN, TX – September 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SPI Litigation Direct LLC has appointed Charles ‘Chuck’ Kellner Vice President of Consulting and Project Engineering. In this position, he will consult with corporate counsel as well as outside counsel and corporate IT groups on the preservation, acquisition, search, and production of email and electronic data in litigation, mergers & acquisitions, and government investigations.

Nation’s Apparel Industry Braces for AN:TS Invasion

ATLANTA, GA – September 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — But unlike in the movie, ‘War of the Worlds,’ nobody’s panicking. That’s because AN:TS is a fresh new line of apparel. This Fall, AN:TS Apparel makes its national debut. AN:TS’ inaugural collection will consist of a young men’s line comprised of graphic tees and headwear.

Pantero(R) Collaborates with the TeleManagement Forum (TM Forum) to Enable Adoption of the TM Forum’s Shared Information/Data (SID) Model

WALTHAM, Mass. – September 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pantero Corporation, a leading provider of semantic integration software, today announced that through a collaboration with the TeleManagement Forum (TM Forum), Pantero has provided the XML schemas (XSDs) to the TM Forum for their entire Shared Information/Data model (SID). The SID is the information model for the TM Forum’s New Generation Operations Systems and Software (NGOSS) framework enabling design and development of standards-based OSS/BSS software.

FILED UNDER: Software | Technology
 

QuarkAlliance Technology Partner BRANDCONTROL.NET to Exhibit BigCabinet 3.0 at Print ’05 in Chicago

ELMHURST, IL – September 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BRANDCONTROL.NET, a Marketing Resource Management Systems developer and makers of patent pending software BigCabinet 3.0, today announced that it will be featuring BigCabinet 3.0 as a turnkey online interface for QuarkDDS in the Quark(TM) booth (#6955) at Print ’05, held September 9-15, 2005, at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois. Stop by the Quark booth to see a demonstration of the future of desktop publishing on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday, September 11, 13, 14, or 15, 2005.

FILED UNDER: Software | Technology
 

New Book Presents Teambuilding Lessons Learned from Sailing the World’s Most Dangerous Seas

NEW YORK, NY – September 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Great Capes Consulting announces the publication of ‘Haul Away! Teambuilding Lessons from a Voyage Around Cape Horn.’ The book presents lessons learned by author Rob Duncan from his experience of taking a break from his consulting and college teaching career in order to sign on as a deckhand on the Europa, a tall ship that was bound for Cape Horn, the most dangerous waters on the planet.

CD Baby Musicians Donate CD Sales to Red Cross

PORTLAND, Ore. – September 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Musicians, bands, and independent record labels joined with CD Baby (www.cdbaby.com) today in “banding together” to donate their entire wholesale price on music sales to the American Red Cross disaster relief fund.

Musician and Journalist Christopher Simmons Joins Other Electronic Musicians on CD Baby Donating CD Sales to Red Cross

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. – August 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Musician, author, artist and photographer Christopher Laird Simmons (www.SimChris.com) joined hundreds of other musicians, bands, and independent record labels today in ‘banding together’ with CD Baby (www.cdbaby.com) to donate their entire wholesale price on music sales to the American Red Cross disaster relief fund.

Insured Offshore Energy Losses from Katrina Projected at $2 Billion – Estimated $300 Million Will Never Be Collected

DALLAS, TX – August 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Insurance Data Systems, an estimated $300,000,000 in insured damage from Katrina will be uncollected because energy companies do not aggressively pursue full claims payment. Insurance Data Systems is a Dallas, Texas based firm specializing in assisting energy companies in collecting on complex insurance claims.

FILED UNDER: Finance | Insurance
 

One Last Chance for Pregnancy: A Review of 2,705 In Vitro Fertilization Cycles Initiated in Women Age 40 Years and Above

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. – August 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Karande and Associates today announces the recently published article by Sigal Klipstein, MD in Fertility and Sterility entitled: ‘One last chance for pregnancy: a review of 2,705 in vitro fertilization cycles initiated in women age 40 years and above.’ This investigation is the largest and most detailed ever published to look at fertility success rates within this population.

Norki Energy Systems Rescues Businesses from Soaring Energy Prices

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – August 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With gas and oil prices spiraling out of control and old man winter fast approaching, Norki Energy Systems of Poughkeepsie, New York, is offering an alternative heating system to businesses that generate used oil.

FILED UNDER: Energy Oil Gas and Solar
 

CentralPark.com, a Fully Interactive Guide to New York’s Celebrated Central Park Goes Live August 31st, 2005

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CentralPark.com today announced the launch of their revolutionary virtual park, a definitive interactive online guide to the world’s most famous public space for New Yorkers, Americans, and all Central Park fans in the global village.

Some Caucasian North Carolina Educators Find Book by African-American Author ‘Insulting to African-American Readers’

NORFOLK, VA – August 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Martha J. Ross Rodgers, an author for Jireh Publishers, is an African-American woman that writes motivational books on diversity and moving beyond racial, economic, and cultural stereotypes. Imagine her surprise when some members of the 2005 North Carolina Textbook Committee stated that her book ‘Awakenings’ was ‘religiously insulting” and “insulting to African-Americans.’

InSciTek Successfully Closes $4.0 Million for the Allworx Product Line

ROCHESTER, NY – August 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — InSciTek Microsystems, Inc. has received a $4 Million investment led by High Peaks Venture Partners, with participation from Advantage Capital. InScitek will leverage this investment by adding new products to their proven Allworx product line (www.allworx.com) and expanding their sales & marketing reach.

New Book Discloses True Meaning of Paradox

HOUSTON, TX – August 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The newly-released book from iUniverse Publishers, ‘Paradox, The Rejected Cornerstone,’ by Jane Weir embarks on an eye-opening journey into the obscure realm of paradoxes and proves that instead of mysticism and contradiction these ubiquitous equations, ironically, reveal a secret inner and higher form of order-specifically, the long sought after and ever-elusive universal blueprint.

TVtherapy Authors Announce TVtherapy Awards for the Best Primetime TV Medicine of 2005

NEW YORK, NY – August 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beverly West (co-author of the best selling ‘Cinematherapy’ series) and Jason Bergund, authors of ‘TVtherapy, The Television Guide to Life’ (Delta, August 30, 2005, $14.00) today announced the winners of the Primetime TVtherapy Awards for the Best TV medicine of 2005.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Television
 

Pacific eMarketing Launches E-Commercials on the Internet

PUYALLUP, Wash. – August 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pacific eMarketing, a provider of high quality streaming Internet commercials, is pleased to announce they are commencing operations throughout the Northwest. Based in the city of Puyallup, near Tacoma, WA. Pacific eMarketing specializes in filming, editing, hosting, and streaming high quality commercials that are used by businesses and organizations to maximize their internet marketing results.

‘Connecting with the Bliss of Life,’ by Former Navy SEAL Dave Ferruolo, Offers Tips for Moving Beyond Stress and Negative Thinking

MANCHESTER, NH – August 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bliss Media today announced the publication of ‘Connecting with the Bliss of Life, Powerful Lessons for Living a Peaceful and Happy Life’ (ISBN: 0976742497) by former Navy SEAL David Michael Ferruolo.

Brad Pitt’s Bong Dealer, CraigX, Tells All in ‘9021GROW’

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – August 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 9021GROW (ISBN-0-9747110-0-4) by CraigX is an autobiography that is quickly becoming a classic. Released last week, this book is part history and part celebrity gossip column. Jill Ishkanian, West Coast Editor of US MAGAZINE, wrote to the television producer of CNBC’s ‘The Big Idea’ saying: ‘It’s very controversial, just came out, everyone will be talking about it, I’m in the book as having found this pot dealer, my chapter is after Brad Pitt’s name, world fascinated with celebrities as you know, can get you a book to look at. I’d go on the show with CraigX….Be the first before it gets picked up elsewhere.’

Joseph Stephen Breese Morse Announces the Alternative to Fad Dieting With the Release of His Book ‘The Evolution Diet’

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – August 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Joseph SB Morse announces release of ‘The Evolution Diet’ (ISBN 1-4116-3503-5) published by CoDe Publishing. Author promotes eating ‘what and how we were designed to eat.’

Limited-Edition IO2 Technology Heliodisplay, and Lunch With Inventor, for Winning eBay Bidder

PHOENIX, Ariz. – August 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — JK Venture Partners announced today that it has acquired the rights to sell on eBay some of the first IO2 Heliodisplays available on the market. The IO2 Heliodisplay is the patented display that projects a full-color image onto thin air. Individuals and businesses alike may bid to buy a Limited First Edition Heliodisplay M1, through eBay Auction number 5235836491.

Former Pentagon Research Fellow Studies the Atomic Structure of Materials, at the University of Alabama, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

NORFOLK, VA – August 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Archie W. Earl, Sr., a former United States Pentagon research fellow, spent part of his summer (2005) at the University of Alabama (UAT), in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA, studying the atomic, ionic, and crystallic structure of materials. The program was an intense three-week program designed to give HBCU mathematics, biology, chemistry, physics, and engineering faculty a close-up, and hands-on, look at metallurgical and materials engineering research.

FILED UNDER: General Editorial
 

New Service Allows Businesses to Increase Visibility With Online Video Commercials

SCHENECTADY, NY – August 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Businesses can now increase the visibility and impact of their Web sites by adding Video Commercials using JV2 Commercials revolutionary video streaming service. According to research done by QwestDex media consumers are 60% more likely to complete a transaction online if they see a video in addition to pictures.

Reaction Biology Corporation and Key Organics Ltd Announce Drug Discovery Collaboration

MALVERN, PA and CORNWALL, UK – August 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reaction Biology Corporation (‘RBC’) and Key Organics Ltd (‘Key’) today announced that they have created a Joint Venture (‘JV’) to engage in high throughput drug discovery. The purpose of the JV is to identify a series of compounds with the potential of becoming new drugs with further research.

HubCityJazz.com Launches JustforHouston.com, a Virtual Local Marketplace for Items That Can’t be Shipped

HOUSTON, TX – August 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HubCityJazz.com today announced the launch of JustforHouston.com, a virtual local marketplace, where residents in Houston and the surrounding area can buy and sell furniture, electronics, services, automobiles, property, and other items that can’t be shipped with ease, efficiency, and convenience. And because every buyer and seller is a neighbor, both parties can exchange goods and services with greater peace of mind.

Controversial Decision to Exhibit Ted Williams’ ‘Death Mask’ Defended Amidst Questions of its Origin

NEW YORK, NY – August 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New York’s First Street Gallery defends its decision to exhibit Ted Williams’ ‘death mask,’ amid recent controversy surrounding its origin. When Daniel Edwards presented the ‘death mask’ as an object to display with other Ted Williams items, it was known there would be the potential for controversy, a spokesperson for the gallery said. The decision to exhibit the ‘death mask’ was carefully made with the intent that the ‘death mask’ should be presented as a part of a display to memorialize Ted Williams. We are all fans of Ted Williams, and we miss him.

Marjan Diamonds Introduces NENOIR – The First Diamond Ever Guaranteeing Firsthand Ownership, Directly from the Mine

NEW YORK, NY – August 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marjan Diamonds NV, an Antwerp based diamond manufacturer, today announced that they will launch their new NENOIR Emotionally Yours signature diamond at the International Jewelry Show in London, England, September 4th-September 7th.

FILED UNDER: Business | Product Launches
 

MyHalfHouse.com Launches Matchmaking Service for Real Estate Investment Partnerships

SAN LUIS OBSIPO, Calif. – August 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MyHalfHouse.com today announced the launch of their premier real estate investor destination – www.MyHalfHouse.com – a web-based business designed to connect individual investors from around the world for the purpose of forming successful real estate investment partnerships.

FILED UNDER: Real Estate