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Worldwide Telecom Industry Growth Expected in 2006

NEW YORK, NY – Dec. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The global telecommunications industry revenue will reach $1.2 trillion by the close of 2006, with continued strong growth in wireless communications leading the way, says a new market analysis report from Insight Research. According to the new industry study, wireless revenue will approach almost 49 percent of all telecommunications services revenue by the close of 2006 and will grow to 55.6 percent of all telecommunications industry revenue by 2010. By the beginning of 2006, over 1.8 billion subscribers worldwide will be depending on mobile wireless telephones.

FILED UNDER: Technology | Telecom and VoIP
 

Newconsearch.com – Search Engine for New Construction Launches

BOCA RATON, FL – Dec. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The booming residential real estate market has created an unprecedented surge in new construction and condominium conversions across South Florida and around the country, according to New Home Construction Search, Inc. Keeping up with the thousands of new construction projects has proven a difficult task for real estate agents and even large brokers.

Hot Toys Still Available But Selling Fast Online – Holiday Shipping Deadlines Fast Approaching for On-line Toy Orders at CmdStore.com

MONTREAL, Canada – Dec. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CmdStore.com, Online Toy and Action Figure store published its shipping deadlines for in-stock items. The USA shipping deadlines are December 19, 2005 for Standard and December 21, 2005 for Express. Canadian shipping deadlines are December 19, 2005 for Standard to Eastern Canada, December 15 for standard to Western and Central Canada and December 21 for Express to all of Canada. All deadlines are set at 3:00 PM EST. Please visit www.CmdStore.com for International shipping dates.

Recording Artist Heather Schmid Performs in Pakistan for Aid Relief

NEW YORK, NY – Dec. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Boston based recording artist Heather Schmid just returned from performing her pop/rock music for 10 days in Pakistan for audiences up to 20,000 including a special performance for the Prime Minister at the governors’ mansion. Heather was interviewed by every major television station and most newspapers covered her arrival. Heather was hailed by Ptv, the nation’s largest television station, as an ambassador of peace and the hit of the world music festival in which she participated.

Therapy Partner Automated Billing Solution for Mental Health Professionals Cuts Time and Costs in Half

DENVER, CO – Dec. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Therapy Partner Corporation, offering financial solutions for the mental health marketplace, today announced the launch of Therapy Partner, an online billing, no interest payment plan, and collection solution that supports the unique therapeutic relationship between mental health providers and their clients in a paperless, secure, internet-based environment.

My Fair Heathen Productions presents, Charlotte the Destroyer, at the Plaza Theatre at the Boston Center for the Arts

BOSTON, MA – Dec. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — My Fair Heathen Productions invites you to joins us January 11th through the 14th and 17th – 21st at 8pm, and January 14th, 15th, 21st at 2pm at the Plaza Theatre at the Boston Center for the Arts for the premiere of our new play Charlotte the Destroyer. The Box office is at 527 Tremont street, or buy via phone at #617-933-8600, or online at BostonTheatreScene.com.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Performing Arts
 

Long-Term Care Tax Reminder from LTC Financial Partners

KIRKLAND, WA – Dec. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One of the biggest overlooked sources of tax breaks is long-term care insurance, according to LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation’s leading agent-owned LTC insurance brokerage. Premiums for tax-qualified policies are deductible as personal medical expenses for taxpayers who itemize, with 2005 amounts ranging from $270 to $3,400 per person, based on age. Some states offer additional deductions or tax credits on state returns.

FILED UNDER: Finance | Taxes and Accounting
 

Discus Dental Selects M2SYS Enterprise Fingerprint System

ATLANTA, GA – Dec. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M2SYS Technology, an innovator in biometric technology research and development, announced it has finalized a long-term partnership agreement with Discus Dental, Inc., the leading manufacturer and seller of dental products and services for the dental healthcare industry, to integrate and distribute the M2SYS patent-pending fingerprint recognition solution called Bio-Plugin(TM) within the Discus Dental Software practice management suite.

FILED UNDER: Health and Medical
 

Is It Art, Inc. Launches New Global Internet Community Gallery and a New Art Form called Homepagism

NEW YORK, NY – Dec. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Is It Art? Inc. today announced the virtual opening of their Global Internet Community Gallery Project featuring 10,000 e-squares, or exhibition squares filled with one digital art image submitted by 7,000 to 8,000 artists from around the world. Each of the 10,000 e-square images which include: paintings, drawings, photographs, sculptures, etchings, designs, illustrations, computer generated images, performances, installations, and mixed media, will all work together to create a single piece of art called Homepagism.

Ethics Hotline – A Critical Tool for Protecting Investments

NEW YORK, NY – Dec. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Corporate Resolutions Inc. (CRI), a New York City firm that conducts background checks and corporate investigations, announces the launch of its Ethics Hotline – a vehicle for private companies to allow their employees to anonymously and confidentially report suspicions of fraud, sexual harassment, misappropriation of funds or unethical business practices.

FILED UNDER: Business
 

LiveRepair.com Extends the Range of Supported Products to Provide Complete Service to PC Users

THORNWOOD, NY – Dec. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LiveRepair.com, a leading provider of remote support services, changes its list of officially supported products to reflect the most recent changes in IT, as well to communicate the improved level of support to customers. LiveRepair.com now provides coverage for the most popular consumer technologies available today on the high-tech market.

FILED UNDER: Technology
 

Six Million Reserved .Travel Place Names to Expire December 31, 2005

TORONTO, ON – Dec. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NamesBeyond.ca, the accredited Canadian registrar for .travel, announced a special reservation process for over six million place names in the .travel domain that will expire on December 31, 2005.

Super Egg Dietary Supplement Helps Support Healthy Immune Systems During a Pandemic

CALGARY, AB – Dec. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Last month, President George W. Bush announced a $7.1 billion strategy to prepare the United States for a possible avian flu outbreak. However, people worldwide can take precautions now to protect themselves from this and other diseases. HyperImmune Egg, the ‘Super Egg,’ is a food supplement that can help the body achieve a balanced immune system, says Dr. Verna Mackey C.E.O of Baby Boomer Productions.

FILED UNDER: Alberta Business | Fitness
 

Ecoist, Maker of the Original Recycled Candy-Wrapper Handbags, Promotes Environmental Preservation at the American Music Awards with Paris Hilton, Nicole Richie, and Lindsay Lohan

MIAMI, FL – Dec. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With a growing trend in eco-fashion, Ecoist’s line of recycled candy wrapper handbags were selected as the premier fashion accessory for the celebrity gift basket at the American Music Awards on November 22nd. Recipients of the Ecoist Tote bags included Paris Hilton, Nicole Richie, and Lindsay Lohan.

Historic Announcement in Mexican Politics: ElectionMall to Bring Technology to Mexican Candidates for 2006

MONTERREY, Mexico – Dec. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ElectionMall Technologies, Inc., a non-partisan leading provider for campaigns and elections technology worldwide headquartered in Washington D.C., has launched the first website of its kind in Mexico to provide services, tools, and products to candidates, political organizations, and voters in anticipation of the upcoming 2006 Mexican elections.

Satellite Radio Fans Treated to a Radio First with the Debut of ‘Tissue Time With Beth And Allison’

NEW YORK CITY, NY – Dec. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In what appears to be a pioneering move for the satellite airwaves, the latest bit on the XM satellite radio ‘Opie & Anthony Show’ has listeners conducting graphic and uncensored phone sex. There are plans to extend the bit as its own show every Saturday night on the XM High Voltage Channel 202, reports the program’s fan group O & A Army.

CorEdge Demonstrates Industry’s First MicroTCA / AMC Test Chassis System

SAN JOSE, CA – Dec. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In conjunction with its recent introduction of a second generation MicroTCA Virtual Carrier Manager, CorEdge Networks, Inc., will be demonstrating a working version of its first generation MicroTCA / AMC test chassis system (CEN-MTCv1.0) during the Hardware Session at the AdvancedTCA Summit in San Jose, CA on December 7, 2005 from 8:30AM – 10:00AM.

Books to Bookmark(TM) – 9 New Books and 2 Calendars Worth a Look for Nov. 2005

REDONDO BEACH, CA – Dec. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publishers Newswire announced today 9 new books and 2 calendars for 2006 ‘worth a look,’ announced during November 2005. Topics include a book on Indy 500 Rookie Star Danica Patrick, a financial investment book explaining how Japanese candlestick signals improve technical analysis, Dennis Rodman says he’s ‘lucky to be alive’ in a new book, and gorgeous geek girls prove that frumps don’t dominate the computer industry.

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.