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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.

South Street Media and Telework Coalition Partner for Premier Home Office Expo

BOSTON, MA – Apr. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — South Street Media, producers of the Home Office Expo, announced today that they have partnered with The Telework Coalition – TelCoa, a Washington, D.C.-based group that brings together a diverse array of organizations, companies and individuals with the common interest of promoting awareness and adoption of telework and telecommuting in the workforce.

FILED UNDER: Regional Events
 

American Delphi Academy Reports Bird Flu Pandemic Fueled by Earth Changes

SPOKANE, WA – Apr. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — American Delphi Academy reports we are observing the creation of a super strain of the H5N1 avian influenza virus, so-called ‘bird flu,’ that has the potential to kill millions of animals and humans, as earth changes. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HandHS), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a recipe for disaster is in the genetic-mixing stage for manifestation worldwide.

Embedded Toolsmiths new JTAGFLASHpro JTAG Flash Programmer Supports Fast, Productive JTAG FLASH Programming

ACTON, MA – Apr. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Embedded Toolsmiths today announced the JTAGFLASHpro Flash programmer/Bring-Up Tool. JTAGFLASHpro is a stand-alone device for high-speed FLASH memory/device programming via the JTAG interface. It combines the hardware from Toolsmith’s Guardian-SE family of high-speed JTAG Emulators with dedicated software, resulting in a JTAG device that can be used to program flash memory at very high speeds.

FREE Enterprise Portal Released for Microsoft, Novell, Redhat, and other Linux Distributions

KANSAS CITY, MO – Apr. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lumen Software, a leader in Portal technology, announced the release of their Lumenation v6.0 Portal with unlimited User Licensing. The Portal can be downloaded from the company’s Website. Organizations can immediately begin providing key information to users appropriately based upon who the user is and what role they play in the organization regardless of the underlying OS (Microsoft, Mac, Linux, Unix).

ILM Technologies and Management Dynamics Form Strategic Business and Technological Alliance to Offer Innovative e-Commerce Solutions and Services to North America’s Manufacturers and Exporters

MONTREAL, QUEBEC and EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – Apr. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ILM Technologies, Inc. and Management Dynamics, Inc., a leading provider of global trade management solutions, today announced a strategic business and technological partnership to deliver top-quality, highly reliable e-Commerce and e-Trade Solutions to North America’s manufacturers and exporters.

OutlookFIX 2, the Next Generation in Outlook Repair Released by Cimaware Software

MADRID, Spain – Apr. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cimaware Software releases today the second generation of its Outlook repair software. This utility is designed for the recovery of corrupt PST Outlook files; the recovery of deleted Outlook emails, attachments, notes and the rest of Outlook components, and the reduction of PST file size, solving the common 2 Gb file size problem.

FILED UNDER: Software | Technology
 

Praise for New York’s Public Education on Long Term Care Insurance; Leading Brokerage, LTC Financial Partners, Urges Other States to Follow the Lead

KIRKLAND, WA – Apr. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Starting this Spring, a series of public seminars will enlighten New Yorkers on affordable financing of long term care. Under the Empire State’s umbrella, residents will learn how to get private long term care insurance that is sweetened by tax breaks and relaxed Medicaid rules. The seminars will be held in convenient locations throughout the state.

FILED UNDER: Finance | Insurance
 

The Active Network Acquires Content Management Provider IronPoint

SAN DIEGO, CA and VANCOUVER, B.C. – Apr. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Driving additional value for its clients in government, non-profit, golf and education markets, The Active Network, Inc., a leading provider of application services technology and marketing services to community service organizations, has acquired Vancouver, B.C.-based IronPoint Technology, Inc.

Organ Concerts Mark 1906 San Francisco Music Culture by Organist Keith Thompson April 22 and 23

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Apr. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Keith Thompson plays an organ program highlighting the popular culture of 1906 San Francisco and its Earthquake at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA on April 22 and 23, Eugene Dong, an independent music producer, announced today.

Respondus Releases Browser for Secure Testing in Blackboard and WebCT

REDMOND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Respondus, Inc. announces the release of Respondus LockDown Browser, a custom browser that creates a secure testing environment within the WebCT and Blackboard e-learning platforms. When students use Respondus LockDown Browser they are unable to print, copy, go to another URL, or access other applications. When an assessment is started, students are locked into it until they submit it for grading.

Marion Freedman, Realtor(R) Announces That She is now an Associate with Keller Williams(R) Realty Blue Bell

UPPER DUBLIN, PA – Apr. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marion Freedman, Realtor(R) is pleased to announce that she is now an associate with Keller Williams(R) Realty Blue Bell. Ms. Freedman, a licensed real estate broker has been successfully servicing the Montgomery county community for three years. Marion Freedman has recently acquired the Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR) designation is now even better equipped to handle a real estate customer’s needs.

FILED UNDER: Real Estate
 

XenPromotions Introduces New Sales Incentive Product to Florida Market

SARASOTA, FL – Apr. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — XenPromotions introduces a new cost effective and unique sales incentive product called the $5,000 BonusPak to the Florida market. With numerous applications for businesses, organizations, colleges and universities, the BonusPak is a highly effective incentive tool to help anyone increase their traffic, ad response, closing ratios, customer loyalty, gifting and most of all, sales and profits!

New Technology in Treating Chronic Sinus Infections Performed in Texas by San Antonio Physician

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Apr. 18, 2006 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Anthony P. Sertich II of San Antonio, Texas is one of the first physicians in Texas to offer a new, minimally invasive technology for treating chronic sinus inflammation. The Balloon Sinuplasty(TM) system uses a small catheter and balloon to quickly open and expand blocked sinuses. To date Dr. Sertich has treated over 40 individuals successfully, and many more are in line to receive the balloon sinuplasty procedure.

Cognitive Technologies Expands D.C. Operations

ATLANTA, GA and WASHINGTON, DC – Apr. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cognitive Technologies, specialists in people-focused project management services, announces the opening of a regional office at 1201 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 300, just four blocks from the White House, in Washington’s East End business district.

FILED UNDER: Business
 

Princeton Disc Appoints Avi Itzhakov as CEO and Partner

POINT PLEASANT BEACH, NJ — Apr. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Princeton Disc has announced its appointment of Avi Itzhakov to the position of Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Itzhakov has served as Princeton Disc’s Chief Operating Officer since January of 2001, and has been Director of Operations since 1999. He will also join Princeton Disc’s Board of Directors and assume partnership in the corporation.

New Intelli-Key Feature on LifeSpan Treadmills, Ellipticals and Bikes Takes the Guess Work Out of Your Workout!

SALT LAKE CITY, UT – Apr. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For many, figuring out how to operate fitness equipment is more of a workout than the workout itself! That’s why PCE Health & Fitness, manufacturer of LifeSpan fitness equipment, created Intelli-Key(TM) interactive lighting system. This revolutionary technology utilizes illuminated backlit buttons to provide an easier and better workout experience. Unique, patent-pending Intelli-Key(TM) is found only on LifeSpan treadmills, ellipticals and exercise bikes.

FILED UNDER: Fitness
 

Syntec Expands Optical Diamond Turning Center to Give Defense Clients New Options

PAVILION, NY – Apr. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Syntec Technologies, the largest independent custom plastic optics manufacturer in the US, has added a state-of the-art Nanotech 250 Diamond Turning Lathe at its wholly owned subsidiary, Rochester Tool and Mold. Rochester Tool and Mold is one of very few facilities worldwide with expertise in both opaque and optical molds. As an integral part of delivering this expertise, it offers full single point diamond turning as well as HRDT(TM), its patent-pending process for high refraction diamond turning.

FILED UNDER: Manufacturing