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CorEdge Demonstrates Industry’s Only Working MicroTCA Virtual Carrier Manager (VCM)

BOSTON, MA – Dec. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At the MicroTCA Subcommittee face-to-face meeting in Chicago, IL from November 28-30, 2005, CorEdge Networks, Inc. demonstrated a working version of its second-generation MicroTCA Virtual Carrier Manager (VCM) to the MicroTCA Subcommittee members. This represents a critical milestone in the commercialization of MicroTCA by mid-2006.

Soap Star and Former Playgirl Editor Launch E-Books Business

LOS ANGELES, CA – Dec. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Soap star Philece Sampler (Days of Our Lives, Another World, Rituals) has partnered with former Playgirl managing editor Charlene Keel to launch TantalizingTales.com. The e-publishing venture, announced by the new business duo, presents Keel’s previously published books – uncut and uncensored, with steamy new scenes added-in electronic format. Keel’s titles include The Sky’s The Limit, I’ll Do Anything, and Come Slowly Eden, which was once banned in the author’s hometown.

Beyond Belief Media Declares War on Christmas

LOS ANGELES, CA – Dec. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beyond Belief Media has formally declared war on Christmas, the December 25 holiday in which Christians celebrate the birth of the mythical figure Jesus Christ, the company announced today. First Offensive features New York Times and USA Today ads, DVD ‘Guerilla Giveaways’ of film ‘The God Who Wasn’t There.’

Credit Card Minimum Payments Set to Double Beginning January 1, 2006

SAN DIEGO, CA – Dec. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — City Mortgage Services, a California-based independent brokerage offering a full variety of mortgage products to the public, today announced that recent changes in credit card payment regulations could drastically affect consumer budgets, making it impossible for some families to keep up with increased minimum payment requirements.

FILED UNDER: Finance | Taxes and Accounting
 

Laguna Beach Film & Video Company Enhances Orange County’s ‘Hollywood South’ Reputation

LAGUNA BEACH, CA – Dec. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When winners of the 26th Annual Telly Awards were recently announced in New York City, no one was more surprised than Orange County producer-director Robert Cassard. Cassard, whose production company, Edge Films, has operated in Laguna Beach since 1997, entered the national competition on a whim. He never dreamed that all six of his company’s entries would garner Telly Awards.

Topix Search and Blog Search Integrated into Bingo Bango Software’s Elicit Blog Client

ATLANTA, GA – Dec. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bingo Bango Software Inc., an Atlanta based start-up, announced the release of Elicit 1.1.4 which is the first desktop blog client to integrate Topix’s Search and Blog Search for the purpose of helping bloggers create and find content from the blogsphere.

Jamaica Cottage Shop Inc. Launches New Garbage Shed

BURLINGTON, Vt., Dec. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc., a premier builder of fine garden buildings based in Jamaica, Vermont, today announced the launch of the 2×4 Garbage Shed, an attractive and versatile cottage that is the perfect size for two fatty garbage cans.

Holiday Organ Concerts Feature THE NUTCRACKER SUITE transcribed by Organist Keith Thompson in SF December 10, 11 and 24

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Dec. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Keith Thompson will play Holiday favorites of Mulet, Purvis, Bach, Delius and Tchaikovsky on the Skinner Symphonic Pipe Organ at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA on December 10, 11 and Christmas eve, December 24, 2005, Eugene Dong, an independent music producer, announced today.

An Aging Population Will Need Modified Homes; New Course from LTC Financial Partners Gives Guidelines for Builders, Agents, and Homeowners

LYNNWOOD, WA – Dec. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the population ages, homeowners and real estate professionals face a challenge: meeting the special needs of people who can’t take care of themselves. Things like making bathrooms wheelchair-accessible, or creating space for hired care workers.

FILED UNDER: Finance | Insurance
 

SSB Technologies + BART Group Join Forces

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Dec. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SSB Technologies, Inc. (SSB) today announced that it hired the principals of the BART Group of McLean, Virginia. SSB will change its name to SSB + BART Group and operate in both Silicon Valley and Washington, DC. ‘This combination combines the strengths of both organizations and extends the company’s leadership role in IT accessibility. The national presence of SSB + BART Group and extensive work in public and private sector markets ensures our customers receive a full lifecycle accessibility solution,’ said SSB founder and Managing Director Timothy Springer.

TechGenii, Inc. Re-launches as an Interactive Strategy Company

LOS ANGELES, CA – Dec. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TechGenii, Inc., an industry leader in mobile marketing and interactivity, today announced that it will re-launch its website to provide greater support for entertainment and media companies in their quest to build interactivity and mobilize content.

Florida Lawyer Advises Home, Business Owners: ‘Do This if You’ve Filed a Hurricane Wilma Claim With Your Insurance Company and They’re Not Treating You Fairly’

HOLLYWOOD, FL – Dec. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Longtime South Florida resident, Edward Zebersky, Esq., is giving back to his hurricane-beaten community in the best way he knows how – offering residents free legal advice on the best way to handle their Hurricane Wilma insurance claims.

FILED UNDER: Legal and Law
 

The Easy Gift Choice Gets Easier Online: Gift Cards and Certificates Research Study

EDMONTON, AB – Dec. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gift cards are becoming a holiday gift of choice, and retailers are finally making it easy to buy them online. A study of nine leading websites by Web Mystery Shoppers International Inc. has found big improvements over the past two years for people wanting to buy gift certificates online

Change the Shape of Your Life!

CHICAGO, IL – Dec. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Curvy Pillow Co. announces the availability of 2 ‘Transformational Pillow Covers,’ a totally new concept in bedding whereby ordinary, conventional head pillows are changed into curvy, ergonomic and aesthetically pleasurable shapes.

CEOs Increasingly Use Spiritual Fitness to Achieve Business and Life Goals

CHICAGO, IL – Nov. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Corporate CEOs frequently depend on insights from a source outside themselves when making critical decisions. Seventy-two percent of 175 CEOs responding to a research study say they receive special insights into decision making that comes from the Holy Spirit. This is just one of several observations made by researcher Merrill Oster about his fellow CEOs, according to Pinnacle Forum America.

FILED UNDER: Business | Reports and Studies
 

Christmas Quest Puts a New Spin on the Holidays

MORAGA, CA – Nov. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Game developer Spinapse announced the release of Christmas Quest, a new brand of entertainment software that combines scavenger hunt strategy with quiz show competition. Designed for the entire family, Christmas Quest explores the history, traditions, and funny quirks of Christmas celebrations around the world. The mix of game play, fun facts, and offbeat humor are designed to appeal to adults as well as trigger-happy kids.

FILED UNDER: Software | Technology
 

The Real Rudolph Shines Again After 40 Years

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Nov. 30, 2005 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After presumed discarded for several decades, Rudolph and Santa, the original puppet characters from the classic 1964 television special, ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,’ have been discovered and will be revealed to the public this weekend in Pittsburgh, announced Time and Space Toys today. The stop motion puppets, stars of the longest running holiday special in television history, brought instant fame to production team Arthur Rankin Jr. and Jules Bass and became icons of American pop culture.

October Housing Construction Trends Report Released by Forefront Economics Inc.

BEAVERTON, OR – Nov. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Forefront Economics Inc., publisher of the Housing Construction Trends Report, released their analysis of trends in residential units permitted for construction through October today. ‘Pockets of weakness observed last month in the underlying trend in housing units permitted for construction have spread to now include several areas,’ said Mark Thompson, President of Forefront Economics Inc.

FILED UNDER: Business | Reports and Studies
 

She Took the Sports World by Storm, Relive it with Danica Patrick

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Nov. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Danica Patrick was a media magnet for most of the spring and summer, dominating the talk surrounding the Indianapolis 500 and brining new fans to the sport. Enjoy the lasting memory of her rookie IRL season with the November 2005 release of ‘Danica Patrick,’ ISBN 0-7906-1324-7, from Indy-Tech Publishing.

Ionic Silver Complex Designed for Use in Humans Receives U.S. Patent

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Nov. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Invision International Health Solutions, Inc., a pioneer in the field of ionic silver use in humans, recently announced the issuance of a U.S. Patent on its ‘Ionic Silver Complex’ technology.

Aquaswimwear’s Mommy and Me Line Helps Moms and Kids Take Care of Each Other

LOS ANGELES, CA – Nov. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) – Aqua Blue Swim and Apparel, Inc. today announced that they have expanded their Aquaswimwear Mommy and Me swim and sportswear line to include more go-to items to help moms and daughters empower themselves and each other.

Enterprising Mom Builds a Thriving Business with Her Solution For Beautifying Basement Poles

DETROIT, MI – Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pole-Wrap, Inc., the best solution for finishing basement poles, today announced that sales have increased ten-fold in just two years, proving that old adage that when it comes to most things, including concealing unsightly basement poles, mom really does know best.

Identify the Best Investments for Ornament Collectors

MIDLAND, MI – Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — People who collect Christmas ornaments for fun or profit all ask the same thing every year, what should I buy? There is no scientific formula or recipe to follow, but there are some guidelines you can follow, say the owners of Ornament Collectors.

PreViser Offers Free Oral Cancer Risk Assessment Tool as part of the Oral Health Information Suite(TM)

MOUNT VERNON, WA – Nov 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PreViser Corporation announces that effective November 1, 2005 it will no longer charge for use of its Internet-based tool to assess risk for oral cancer, a component of their Oral Health Information Suite(TM), software used by dental professionals worldwide.

FILED UNDER: Dentistry | Health and Medical
 

Engate Offers Reputation-Based Connection Management Technology to Solution Providers and Equipment Manufacturers

SAN JOSE, CA – Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Engate(TM) Technology Corporation, the premier supplier of next generation reputation-based connection management solutions, today announced the general availability of Engate MailSentinel(TM) to solution providers and original equipment manufacturers of routers, firewalls and email gateways.

Geek Gorgeous Calendar Breaks Stereotypes and Proves that Smart is Sexy!

DENVER, CO – Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From a database developer wearing a top made of Ethernet cable to a software engineer serving up a platter of iPods at a fast-food restaurant, the Geek Gorgeous 2006 Wall Calendar breaks the ‘computer nerd’ stereotype by showcasing women who work in the high-tech industry looking sexy, and having fun.

Dissidents Disrupt Boston City Hall as Mayflower Descendants Clarify History

BOSTON, MA – Nov. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A group of agitated Wampanoags disrupted the presentations at the Mayor’s Office of New Bostonians at City Hall on November 18, when descendants of the Mayflower Pilgrims and Wampanoag Chief Massasoit presented their uplifting original records and journals, in attempt to lift the cloud surrounding the history of Thanksgiving and the first 50 years of the Plymouth Plantation, according to Native Voices Foundation (NVF).

Ancient Goddess of Womanhood is Design Inspiration for New Leather Collection of Laptop-Compatible Business Cases for Women

ATLANTA, GA – Nov. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inspired by the Ancient Goddess, Arinna: a symbol of womanhood and femininity, She-Tech.com, designer and online-retailer of women’s laptop-compatible business cases, is gearing up to release its latest color-rich, leather collection.

Two Guys With Flys, Ink Introduce: The World’s First Official – Fishing Blog to Become a Book

MEDFORD, OR – Nov. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In earth shattering news that only a bored newspaper editor, looking to fill space can appreciate, Two Guys With Flys Publications has just relesed a humorous new gift book just in time for the holidays.

Sharrow Group and Robichaud Financial Expand Services by Forming Associated Builder Solutions, LLC

ROCHESTER, NY – Nov. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sharrow Group, providing executive search and business consulting to the homebuilding industry since 1968, and Robichaud Financial Services, M & A, investment banking, and mortgage specialists, announce the formation of Associated Builder Solutions, LLC (ABS). ABS will offer homebuilders a single source of proven expertise to maximize their operations and therefore the value of their companies.

FILED UNDER: Banking | Finance
 

PR Grants Available for Non-Profit Organizations

STRATFORD, CT – Nov. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CyberAlert, Inc., an online media monitoring company, today announced that, for the third consecutive year, the company will award at least 10 public relations grants to not-for-profit organizations. Each grant consists of one full year of free news monitoring / press clipping services, ranging in value from $2,700 to $3,900. The aggregate value of the grants is expected to exceed $25,000.

Powered By Video Inc. Launches VideoSurge.com, a New Online Multimedia Management Destination

SALT LAKE CITY, UT – Nov. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Powered By Video, Inc. today announced the launch of their new online storage and multimedia content management destination offering users the ability to have complete and secure control over their online multimedia content.

Los Angeles Attorneys Cite Failure to Plan as Primary Reason for the Nightmare of Conservatorship

LOS ANGELES, CA – Nov. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Los Angeles Times ‘Guardian for Profit’ series of articles last week valiantly exposed the unconscionable misery and monetary loss suffered by the old and ill in the “care” of conservators in California. State legislators should take immediate action to regulate conservators and enforce existing laws applicable to our local counties and courts. ‘However, many of the victims in the articles could have avoided the situation by taking personal responsibility through the advanced preparation of appropriate legal documents,’ advises Caprice L. Collins of the Collins Law Group, a Los Angeles area attorney whose practice emphasizes Estate Planning and Elder Law.

FILED UNDER: Legal and Law
 

The Nurture Center Celebrates Five Years Helping New Parents

LAFAYETTE, CA – Nov. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Nurture Center, founded by two local moms to bring resources and unique products to expecting and new moms in the East Bay Area of San Francisco, will celebrate its five-year anniversary in December, 2005.

FILED UNDER: Business | Retail and Franchise
 

Group Travel Planet LLC Named Travel Partner of Choice by VISIT FLORIDA

PIGEON FORGE, TN – Nov. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Group Travel Planet, LLC, the pioneer and leader of online group travel booking, and VISIT FLORIDA, the official source for travel planning for the Sunshine State, today announced a strategic partnership that names Group Travel Planet the group travel partner of choice for VISIT FLORIDA.

FILED UNDER: Travel and Tourism
 

How2 Group’s New Site Makes Planning Your Ski Vacation Easier Than Ever

MIAMI, FL – Nov. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A snowbird’s paradise is just a mouse-click away thanks to How2Ski.com, the latest web site from How2 Group International…and it’s just in time for the winter season! How2Ski.com is the perfect site for skiers and snowboarders of all ages and skill levels. Visitors can plan and book the trip of their dreams at an exciting ski resort, or just shop for the latest in ski and snowboard apparel.

Retailers’ Own Efforts Will Make This Holiday Season Successful

LEXINGTON, MA – Nov. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — High gas prices! Internet competition! No good help! ‘Just excuses,’ says Retail Consultant Doug Fleener, who believes profitable retailers will make their own successful holiday season. Fleener, founder of the Dynamic Experiences Group, is author of the newly-released ‘The Profitable Retailer: 56 Surprisingly Simple and Effective Lessons to Boost Your Sales and Profits’ (ISBN: 1933631260).

Boating Industry Magazine Announces 2005 Top 100 and Leadership Alliance

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Nov. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buying and servicing a boat is about to become a much easier task for consumers around the country thanks to Boating Industry magazine’s inaugural Top 100 Dealers, a ranking of those marine dealers that are unsurpassed in overall business operations, customer service, marketing and professionalism.

Jamaica Cottage Shop Inc. Launches New Garbage Shed for Attractive Trash Management

BURLINGTON, Vt. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc., a premier builder of fine garden buildings based in Jamaica, Vermont, today announced the launch of the 2×4 Garbage Shed, an attractive and versatile cottage that is the perfect size for two fatty garbage cans.

Charter Bus America, Inc. Launches Website Providing Charter Bus Travel Quotes and Reservations in Seconds Online

AUSTIN, TX – Nov. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Charter Bus America, Inc. today announced that it has launched an online reservation system, allowing travelers to access multiple quotes and information for custom charter bus travel in a matter of seconds. The pilot launch targets charter bus rentals in Austin, Texas, but the company plans to make all Texas charter bus rentals available by the end of November and several other states by the end of this year.

FILED UNDER: Travel and Tourism