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IFusionSoft Releases Survey Fusion – Online Survey Management Software

MINOT, N.D. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — IFusionSoft’s new online survey management service, Survey Fusion, now has its hat thrown into the survey enterprise feedback ring. Survey Fusion offers businesses one easy to use fast and effective tool for creating surveys to instantly generating useful dazzling reports.

Stephen Weber Says That Authors Complain of Raw Deals by High-Tech ‘Vanity Presses’

FALLS CHURCH, VA – September 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A high-tech successor to yesterday’s ‘vanity’ presses is luring thousands of aspiring authors with notions of money and fame. But today’s would-be Hemmingways still end up buying most of their books and don’t earn a cent, said Stephen Weber, publisher of Self Publish in 90 Days, a Web site that examines the self-publishing industry.

Reliant’s New Health and Productivity Management Services Program Helps Members Stay Healthy for Less

PORTLAND, Ore. – September 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reliant Behavioral Health today announced the launch of its new Health and Productivity Management Services Program designed to help people make permanent lifestyle changes, manage chronic conditions, and improve their overall health while simultaneously containing health care costs. Support for health literacy and an understanding of an individual’s state of ‘pre-illness’ for chronic conditions such as diabetes and heart disease can be motivating to ongoing health behavior.

Podcast Coaching Services Launched by Neotrope

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – September 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope(R), an entertainment marketing company established 1983, announced today the launch of a new Podcast Coaching Service package available through its Send2Press(tm) Newswire unit which will provide professional media coaching for anybody who wants to be comfortable with and prepared for a Podcast interview.

FILED UNDER: Broadcasting | Entertainment
 

Chattanooga Corp Successfully Produces Oil from Shale

WASHINGTON, DC – September 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chattanooga Corp announced today the results of successful testing of the company’s revolutionary new technology designed to directly process oil shale and oil sand to high-grade, low sulfur, synthetic crude oil. The company’s patented Chattanooga Process technology was used to produce synthetic crude oil from Colorado oil shale and has now been shown to be commercially viable.

FILED UNDER: Energy Oil Gas and Solar
 

Borrego Solar Systems Completes Solar Solution for CityMark Development’s Egyptian Project

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – September 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) – Borrego Solar Systems, Inc., an industry leader in the design and installation of commercial, residential and public sector turnkey, grid-connected solar electric systems, today announced that they have completed the design and installation of a solar electric system for CityMark Development’s new and innovative housing development The Egyptian, located in the Hillcrest area of San Diego, California.

AUDIO AVAILABLE: Podcast – Interview with Author, Actor and Activist CraigX on Send2Press Podcast

TORRANCE, Calif. – September 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author Craig X. Rubin (‘CraigX’) is interviewed about his new book ‘9021GROW,’ about his consulting and guest starring role on Showtime’s new TV series ‘Weeds,’ and about the issues of the environment, economy and how hemp can positively impact these troubled areas. CraigX is featured on a new entertainment talk show podcast produced by Send2Press Newswire (www.Send2Press.com) and hosted by PRSA and ASCAP member Christopher Simmons. The show is located at www.Send2Press.com/podcast/ and can be listened to ‘on-demand’ in both RealAudio and MP3 formats, and subscribed to via iTunes or RSS/XML.

FILED UNDER: Broadcasting | Entertainment
 

Cprint(TM) Affiliate Press Tech Chooses BRANDCONTROL.NET’s BigCabinet 3.0(TM)

ELMHURST, Ill. – September 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BRANDCONTROL.NET(TM), a Marketing Resource Management Systems developer and maker of patent pending software BigCabinet 3.0(TM), today announced that CPrint affiliate Press Tech, a Des Plaines, Illinois-based printer has signed up to use BigCabinet 3.0(TM) for online dynamic publishing of customer documents.

God Instructed Bruce Adams to Write a Book… ‘Prophet or Madman’

FORT MYERS, Fla. – September 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In his book, ‘Prophet or Madman’ (ISBN: 0-9764840-6-4), Bruce Adams tells the story of his own surprise life-altering experience with a higher power and how, through his interpretation from this higher power, he has developed a roadmap for living based on a set of universal truths that impact us all.

ASAME Technology LLC Obtains Exclusive Distribution License for Materials Research and Manufacturing Engineering Tool

CEDAR PARK, TX – September 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ASAME Technology LLC holds an exclusive license to market, distribute, and support the patented Automated Surface Strain Analysis and Measurement Environment (ASAME). ASAME Technology sells and supports two well-known surface strain measurement technologies: the ASAME Target Model and the Grid Pattern Analyzer (GPA). Currently there are more than 100 ASAME and/or GPA users around the world.

FILED UNDER: Manufacturing
 

BRANDCONTROL.NET Receives Second Round of Venture Capital Funding

ELMHURST, Ill. – September 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BRANDCONTROL.NET(TM), a Marketing Resource Management Systems developer and maker of patent pending software BigCabinet 3.0TM, today announced that it has received a second round of venture capital funding from Midwest Investment Ventures (MIV).

Protect Your Home and Family with The Savvy Guide to Home Security

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – September 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — They are the two most important things in your life – your family, and your home. You need to protect them! Home security measures are important in today’s society. Whether it is to protect your personal records from identity theft, or to provide added security for your family after dark, you have the ability to accomplish a home security system on your own. Indy-Tech Publishing, the publishing division of Sams Technical Publishing, LLC, has announced the August release of ‘The Savvy Guide to Home Security,’ ISBN 0-7906-1315-8.

Consumers Now Can Beat the System – eGOware Announces Automated Gasoline Price Trend Alert Service

CINCINNATI, OH – September 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — eGOware(R) Inc. launched this morning a new subscription-based gasoline price trend information service providing daily Gasoline Price Trend Alert (GPTA) notification and messaging to subscribers. Utilizing GasPriceWatch.com data, the recognized standard for reliable gas price trend information, eGOware will deliver timely information and alerts to any email address, web or mobile. Subscribers will receive daily market observations and projections as to potential moves in gasoline pricing trends over the next twenty-four hours. Armed with this information and alerting system, auto owners now have an opportunity to ‘Beat the System.’

FILED UNDER: Business | Reports and Studies
 

A Flower by Any Other Name Still Smells Like Goldenpalace.Com – Internet Casino Names New Breed of Flower

HOUSTON, TX – September 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GoldenPalace.com, the internet casino famous for outrageous and sometimes controversial advertising campaigns is showing a softer side with their latest marketing idea, paying $5,000 to name a new Daylily flower.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Offbeat
 

‘My Way Out’ Alcohol Recovery Program, Featured Recently in The Wall Street Journal, Highlights New Treatments for Addiction

ANCHORAGE, AK – September 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — September is National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month and there may be cause for alcoholics to celebrate, according to a recent article in The Wall Street Journal. New approaches to treatment, which include medications that curb craving, appear to finally offer a glimmer of hope to the estimated 17.5 million Americans who suffer with alcohol addiction. An innovative therapy described in a book by Capalo Press is doing just that.

Camvera Connects Kentucky! New Wireless Broadband System in Russellville, KY to Provide High-Speed Wireless Internet Service

ATLANTA, GA – September 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Camvera Networks, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a contract by the Electric Plant Board of Russellville, Kentucky to construct a state-of-the-art high-speed wireless broadband service for the residents and businesses of Russellville and the surrounding area. The new wireless system is highly secure and features non-line-of-sight access technology. It will be the third of its kind in Kentucky with many more planned. Camvera will install, commission, and maintain the new system.

The Newcomen Society Supports Hurricane Katrina Relief Efforts

EXTON, PA – September 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Newcomen Society of the United States is helping Hurricane Katrina victims by donating 100% of the proceeds of their online sales, from now until December, 31, 2005, to The American Red Cross Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund and The Salvation Army. The Newcomen Society of the United States is a 501(c)3 non-profit, tax-exempt, educational foundation founded in 1923 to promote, study, and recognize achievement in business and the American system of free enterprise.

FierceVoIP Honors Atreus Systems as One of the ‘Fierce 15’ VoIP Companies of 2005

OTTAWA, ONT., Canada – September 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Atreus Systems, the premier supplier of VoIP and advanced IP service provisioning software, announced today that it has been named to FierceVoIP’s annual Fierce 15 list. This distinction honors Atreus Systems as one of the top 15 VoIP companies for 2005. FierceVoIP, an internationally recognized newsletter covering the voice over IP and IP telephony markets, evaluated hundreds of privately-held firms based on quality of deployments, strength of technology, revenue potential, company vision, partnerships, and competitive market position.

FILED UNDER: Technology | Telecom and VoIP
 

Little Scoops Dishes Up Another Franchised Location

BLAUVELT, NY – September 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After experiencing tremendous success scooping out fun for hundreds of children’s birthday parties, Michelle Violetto and Tanya Ehrlich, the co-founders of L.S. Franchise Corp., announced today the opening of their third franchised unit located in Pomona, New York in the Pace Setter Shopping Center on Route 202.

FILED UNDER: Business | Retail and Franchise
 

Neurotechnology Entrepreneur to Keynote 2005 Neurotech Leaders Forum

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – September 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alan Levy, President and CEO of Northstar Neuroscience, Inc., will keynote the 2005 Neurotech Leaders Forum, to be held in San Francisco, CA October 20-21. Levy, founder of one of the most promising venture capital-backed neurotechnology firms, will address many of the issues involved with launching a neurotechnology startup. The fifth annual event, produced by Neurotech Reports, will be held at the Crowne Plaza San Francisco International Airport. The conference will cover a range of technologies and market segments in the neuro space, including neuromodulation, neural prostheses, neurodiagnostics, and neurostimulation.

Former Naval Medical Research Center Faculty Research Fellow Serves on Sickle Cell Dissertation Research Committee at 5th Largest HBCU in the Country

NORFOLK, VA – September 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Former Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC) Faculty Research Fellow, Dr.. Archie W. Earl, Sr., recently served on the doctoral dissertation research committee of a graduate student studying sickle cell disease. The dissertation was written by Dr. Brenda J. Norman who earned her DSW (doctor of social work) degree in May 2005, from Norfolk State University, in Norfolk, Virginia, USA.

FILED UNDER: Education and Schools
 

Most Families Missing Out on Free College Funding Aid

SCRANTON, Penn. – September 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Most families would agree that college tuition is one of the biggest expenses they will face. That’s why when it comes to financial aid; most people would like to be certain that they are getting the most money they can. In fact, according to Philip Goldstein, a College Funding Specialist in Clarks Summit, many families are not aware of all the funding possibilities and are missing out on thousands of dollars each year.

FILED UNDER: Finance | Investment Services
 

HIPCOM Selects Atreus Systems to Automate Provisioning and Activation of Hosted VoIP Services

OTTAWA, ON, Canada and LONDON, UK – September 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Atreus Systems(TM), the premier supplier of VoIP and advanced IP service provisioning software, today announced that HIPCOM has selected Atreus’ Multi-Service Provisioning Solution to automate the delivery of its hosted VoIP service for businesses. By extending self-provisioning and management to customers and partners, Atreus will enable HIPCOMM to quickly deploy feature-rich IP telephony and application bundles, while reducing the time, cost and complexity of adding new offerings, modifying features, and managing customer growth.

FILED UNDER: Technology | Telecom and VoIP
 

LTC Financial Partners Attracts Top Agents with Industry First: Ownership

KIRKLAND, Wash. – September 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation’s first and only national, agent-owned long term care insurance brokerage, today announced a bold campaign to recruit a commanding majority of the industry’s best agents.

FILED UNDER: Business | Retail and Franchise
 

BRANDCONTROL.NET(TM) Develops Integrated Preflight System in Response to Customer Demand

ELMHURST, IL — September 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BRANDCONTROL.NET, a Marketing Resource Management Systems developer and maker of BigCabinet 3.0, a turnkey browser-based solution that uses industry standard desktop publishing files and allows authorized users to repurpose original documents, announced today that it has released an Integrated Preflight system to help print professionals and system administrators keep tabs on the quality of files checked into BigCabinet 3.0.

Italian Sensation Takes The Stage for a One-Night Only Performance

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – September 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Toto Cotugno hits the stage on October 29, 2005 at 8 p.m. for his only Los Angeles concert. The famous Italian singer and composer will amaze audiences at the Los Angeles Scottish Rite Theatre with his ballads of love. Tickets are $35 to $100 and can be purchased by visiting TicketsR.com.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Performing Arts
 

Opening of the Vaults Reveals Forgotten Pinetop Perkins Recordings

SWANZEY, NH – September 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In conjunction with Deluge Entertainment, 95North Records has re-released two forgotten Pinetop Perkins releases long out of print. The scheduled re-release date is September 27, 2005. ‘On Top,’ recorded in 1992, features an all-star cast of Blues greats including Jerry Portnoy, Paul Rishell, David Maxwell and Ron Levy. Award winning blues producer Randy Labbe worked on these memorable sessions, adding ‘This is arguably some of Pinetop’s best work… this recording was received with great critical acclaim when it was released for a short time in 1992.’

Cruise Line Responds to Travel Agents with Personalized Email Offers

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – September 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dynamics Direct, Inc., a leading provider of email marketing software and ASP solutions for the enterprise market announced today that Cunard Line, whose fleet includes the most famous ocean liners in the world, such as the $800 million transatlantic Queen Mary 2, has successfully implemented the company’s Dynamic Messenger(TM) Email Relationship Management platform to deliver custom offers for travel agent partners.

‘Life Beyond Bunions’ TV Show Seeks Southland Bunion Sufferers

IRVINE, Calif. – September 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new television and Internet show called ‘Life Beyond Bunions’ produced by Vision2Media will be filmed in front of a live studio audience at Dave & Busters Irvine Spectrum Show Room on Saturday, October 8, 2005. Show producers are seeking bunion sufferers to participate in the event, which is by invitation only.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Television
 

CAL/OSHA Safety Conference 2005 Helps Businesses Stay Safe, Effective and Profitable

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – September 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The American Safety Council Inc., an industry leader in providing safety solutions for manufacturing, construction, food processing, and restaurant businesses, today announced that the American Safety Conference 2005 will be held on Wednesday, October 5, 2005, at the Shilo Hilltop Suites Hotel and Conference Complex at 3101 Temple Avenue in Pomona, California. This premier event for Safety Professionals helps companies shape sound safety policies, identify safety challenges, and implement more effective and profitable safety solutions.

FILED UNDER: Regional Events | Trade Shows
 

Media Advisory: New England-Canada Business Council Welcomes Russ Conway, Eagle-Tribune, at its September Luncheon Meeting

BOSTON, Mass. – September 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New England-Canada Business Council announced today a luncheon with author and sports journalist Russ Conway, on Wednesday, September 14, 2005 at the Seaport Hotel, One Seaport Lane, Boston. Russ Conway is Associate Editor of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Eagle-Tribune in Lawrence, Massachusetts, and was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.

FILED UNDER: Sports and Activities
 

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