Internet and Websites News - Page 22

Page 22 of Internet and Websites News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Street Attack Launches Social Media Campaign for IzzitGreen.com

BOSTON, Mass., June 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Street Attack has launched a social media program as part of an ongoing influencer campaign for IzzitGreen.com, Boston’s new green networking, rating and review website. The campaign kicked off in early May 2008, leading up to the official launch of IzzitGreen.com on May 24th. The authentic nature of IzzitGreen makes this an ideal campaign for our social media-oriented services, says Street Attack President Terry Lozoff.

Museum of Robots in Second Life Announces the Build-A-Robot Competition

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Museum of Robots in Second Life announces the ‘Build-a-Robot’ Competition, and invites all Second Life residents to participate. According to the organizers, ‘Our goal is to explore what a robot is, how it can be expressed within the parameters of Second Life, and to encourage creativity and originality. Our definition of robot is unlimited: any creation that the designer thinks can be called a robot is acceptable.’

bodibartenders(TM) Help Customers to Create Custom Personal Care Products

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Red Lime Products, Inc. has launched a new web site where customers can not only choose from an array of personal care products, they can design them as well. Established in 2005, Red Lime Products Inc. is an international direct distributor of private label indoor tanning lotions, custom personal care products, and the exclusive distributor of the bodibar(R) system.

New Trend in Purchasing Fine Jewelry – Online Retailers Versus Brick-And-Mortar Stores

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Topasio.com, in the old days, folks went down to the local jewelry shop to purchase diamond engagement rings, wedding sets, or other pieces of fine jewelry. And many still do, as they prefer to see the actual physical pieces before making a purchase. But more and more people are turning to online jewelry retailers nowadays, for many different reasons.

Price Universe is the Future of Price Comparison Shopping

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., May 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In today’s economy, every dollar counts and how people buy and sell products is quickly changing to meet economic need. Price Universe, LLC offers the first price comparison web site that gives the seller/merchant the ability to list one product for more than one price and also provides buyers with options as well.

Cruise Web Site Publisher Launches Veteran Fund Raising Program

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CruiseJungle Holdings, operator of several consumer travel web sites today announced the launch of a unique fund raising program that directly benefits veterans and their families. The program, Voyages for Veterans, is designed to raise funds for the well-respected Fisher House veteran’s organization. Fisher House is a 4 star, A+ rated charitable foundation.

Farecrawler.com Recognized with BB+ Rating of Better Business Bureau

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Farecrawler.com and its sole fulfillment travel agency provider All Continents travel inc in Los Angeles have been awarded a BB rating with the Better Business Bureau(R). The rating BB is described by the Bureau as a high rating.

Unprecedented Confidence in Online Purchasing – The Sky’s The Limit

HOUSTON, Texas, May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A decade ago, only the most risk-tolerant consumers would consider making diamond engagement ring purchases through online channels, says Whiteflash. In those early days, the internet was hailed as a revolutionary way to buy small-ticket items, but most wouldn’t have dared to buy something as emotionally and financially significant as an engagement ring online.

New On-Line Publisher Offers DRM-free Digital Audio Short Stories

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Local author Jim Musgrave is featured on Sniplits’ beta test site. Anyone with a digital music player, smart phone or laptop understands the hunger for new content. Now, with the launch of Sniplits.com, there’s a new source for entertainment on the Internet. Sniplits(SM) is publishing audio short stories, packaged as DRM-free MP3 files and playable on virtually any device capable of playing digital music.

Hawaii Hotels Punish Rule-Breaking Smokers

HONOLULU, Hawaii, April 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Travel Hawaii LLC, Hawaii’s hotels are still adjusting to the comprehensive smoking ban that the State of Hawaii put in place in November of 2006. One of the outcomes of these adjustments are high and often mandatory cleaning charges, imposed by many hotels should a guest light up in a non-smoking hotel room.

Net Rate Hotel Program for Travel Agents

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Fare Buzz launched a new, dynamic, web-based hotel booking engine – an industry first – allowing travel professionals to book hotels at net rates in over 100,000 hotel and resort properties.

Forty-Five Cattle Launches Website to Help Cattlemen Keep Quality Feed Prices Down

AMARILLO, Texas, April 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This past winter cattle producers experienced record high prices, on the spot market, for supplemental feed. But cattlemen can rest assured that a new website from Forty-Five Cattle (www.feedsandfeeding.com) will provide decision making tools for contracting feed this fall.

PTseats Adds The Isle Casino and Racing as Newest Casino Partner

MIAMI, Fla., April 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Following the triumphant lead of the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, The Isle Casino & Racing at Pompano Park, FL, joins PTseats (PTseats.com) as the second casino allowing players to make online reservations for poker tournament seats.

Perillo Tours Offers Free Airfare to Italy via EuroFly Airlines

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., April 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Perillo Tours, America’s leader in tourism to Italy since 1945, today announced one of the most aggressive promotions in Italian tourism history – free roundtrip airfare from New York’s JFK to Rome, Bologna and Palermo aboard EuroFly airlines. The flights must be booked by June 1, 2008, in conjunction with select Perillo tours and specific departure dates.

Personal Finance Newsletter for Young Adults Can Be a Smart Graduation Gift

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) – After three years of research and development, MONEYSCHOOL Corporation has launched KaChing!, an innovative electronic newsletter with a unique approach to educating young adults about personal finance, money management, and consumer economics. MONEYSCHOOL expects the newsletter to be a popular graduation gift from parents and grandparents to this year’s high school and college grads.

Professional Life Coaching Firm Announces Simultaneous Web Site Upgrades and Life Changing Book Launch

CLAREMONT, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Life-Changing Coaching, a professional life coaching firm established in 2001, announced today a new and improved web site to enhance usability and to complement a book series launch – the first of which is titled, ‘Moving Forward: Turning Good Intentions into Great Results by Discovering Yourself, Your Place, and Your Path’ (ISBN: 978-143-434-2836, hardcover; and 978-143-434-2829, softcover).

BidaBingers Sell Faster with Real Estate Auctions

MIAMI, Fla., April 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The team at BidaBing Corporation announces the launch of a new real estate auctioning application and nicknames their agent members ‘BidaBingers.’ REALTORS(R), buyers, lenders and sellers are all invited to list and bid on foreclosures, short sales, estate sales and other distressed properties.

New Website Lays Bare the Unintended Consequences of Genetic Engineering

GHENT, N.Y., April 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Nature Institute has unveiled a new website designed to set the public debate about genetic engineering upon a more accessible scientific foundation. Distilling a voluminous technical literature, the website gathers together — often in the researchers’ own words — information about both the intended and unintended consequences of transgenic experiments.

Educational Wildfire Resource Empowers Homeowners and Aids Firefighters

GRANITE BAY, Calif., April 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Prepare Stay Defend (PSD), a California non-profit organization, has launched a web site that empowers homeowners against wildfires; they are the first organization of its kind to support homeowners, nationwide, through their educational web site and on-line fire training.

Retail Closeout Mall Helps Shoppers Give Themselves a Raise

PITTSBURGH, Pa., April 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In these tighter economic times, consumers can give themselves a raise by spending less at the discount shopping source Retail Closeout Mall. This online store offers closeout, liquidated, overstocked, surplus, and discontinued merchandise. Since October of 2007, the online store has continued its growth, tripling the number of products being offered and increasing its customer base fourfold.

Online Dating CEO Marries Customer

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a stunningly ironic twist, OnlineBootyCall.com Founder and CEO has married one of his own customers. In a private Vegas wedding, Moses (Mo) Brown married Heather Rivers (Username: WantNLovN), a 24-year-old fashion designer from New York. Online Booty Call is a unit of Mobeze, Inc.

Plangarden’s Vegetable Gardening Software Expands Web 2.0 Social Networking Features

HALF MOON BAY, Calif., March 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Plangarden enhances its drag-and-drop online vegetable gardening software by expanding features for its rapidly growing community of vegetable gardeners. The new Web 2.0 social networking features enable vegetable garden enthusiasts from all over the world to interact over a ‘virtual backyard fence’ where they can ask or swap advice.

Pirate Island Press Announces Bioterrorism E-book

MOBILE, Ala., March 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pirate Island Press, an independent publisher of scientific, historical, and military fiction announces the addition of E-Book availability for the thrilling new novel of bioterrorism and national security, ‘The Jihad Germ.’ Within days of its release, the downloadable version of the novel is listed by EbookMall at the height of their ‘Top 100 New Releases.’

Metrofunk.com Launches into Public Beta

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Metrofunk, the first online social network devoted to nightlife, fashion, film, and music announced today that Metrofunk.com has officially launched into public beta. All the content of the site will now be freely available for public viewing when non-members go to the site.

RentMyCar.com Announces a Solution to the Rising Price of Gas

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RentMyCar.com has created a solution to counter the rising gas prices. This solution is based on the idea of person to person car rentals. With the ability to verify the trustworthiness of the person renting the car and to buy short-term car insurance online, RentMyCar.com has made person to person car rentals a viable solution in cutting down the cost of rising gas prices.

IObit Celebrates 10 Million Downloads of Advanced WindowsCare Personal

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — IObit Advanced WindowsCare Personal has passed 10 million downloads and ranked in top 50 most popular software at largest download site in the world, Download.com, representing a significant milestone for the best PC repair utility only two years since 2006, and has taken the opportunity to thank its most fervent fans for their work in supporting IObit.

Green Stuff Connection, the Online, Eco-Friendly Retailer, is now Live! ‘Earth and Fashion Friendly!’

HIGH RIDGE, Mo., March 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On March 1st, 2008, Green Stuff Connection officially opened for online business, offering customers the best in high quality, fashionable clothing, home goods, personal care products and more. Green Stuff Connection is designed to be THE place for green-minded people to shop.

iExplore Expands Into The United Kingdom

CHICAGO, Ill. and LONDON, England, March 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chicago-based iExplore formally announced its global expansion plans, with today’s launch of www.iExplore.co.uk, targeting adventure travelers in the U.K. It is the company’s first formal effort outside of the U.S. since the company launched in 1999. iExplore is hoping to become the #1 ranked website for adventure and experiential travel in the U.K., replicating the position it has held in the U.S. since 2000.

Uproar’s Re-launch Revolutionizes the Casual Gaming Experience

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Uproar.com, a popular entertainment and gaming internet brand created in 1995, has been re-launched by Firstlook. Originally a place for casual gamers to come and play free TV game shows like Family Feud and Jeopardy, Uproar’s new community-driven site helps casual gamers to easily find the best and newest online casual games.

LocaModa Connects Social Networks to Social Locations

BOSTON, Mass., Feb. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LocaModa Inc. today introduced breakthrough social connectivity to its interactive Out-of-Home platform. LocaModa 3.0 enables mobile consumers to control and interact with social media around them using any mobile phone on any network, while also giving their friends online a window into what’s happening via websites such as Facebook.

The Vacation Never Ends with Unique Travel Group Planner

DENVER, Colo., Feb. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Can’t get everyone together at the same time? Trying to juggle schedules to organize a family reunion? Help is on the way. Vacation Never Ends, LLC announces the launch of a new web site that brings together family and friends for easy trip and event planning.

Wacky-Wacky Parking Fees at Waikiki Hotels

HONOLULU, Hawaii – Feb. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — You might get a great deal on a rental car on the island of Oahu. But if you stay in Waikiki, as almost all visitors to Oahu do, you may pay as much as $25 (plus tax) to park your car for the night, according to a survey of Waikiki hotels conducted by Travel Hawaii LLC in Honolulu, a leading Hawaii Internet booking service.

When Remodeling Denver Homeowners Say ‘I’ll Do It Myself’

DENVER, Colo. – Jan. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Denver area homeowners break with the pack when it comes to remodeling, according to the Remodeling Sentiment Report, a semi-annual survey of 5,000 U.S. homeowners sponsored by Frontrangeremodeling. The most recent survey reveals that remodeling plans are of a similar scope and cost as in previous years, but now homeowners are taking additional steps to reduce costs.

Renewed Hilton Hawaiian Lagoon in Waikiki Makes a Splash

HONOLULU, Hawaii – Jan. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hawaii’s largest hotel, the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Waikiki has finally completed its long-awaited lagoon revitalization project, according to Travel Hawaii LLC, a leading Hawaii Internet booking service. The project has transformed the once murky, uninviting pond into a delightful 5 acre swimming and recreation center, open not only to guests of the Hilton Hawaiian Village, but to the general public as well.

Fareportal and Sam Jain Donate Two Air Tickets to Covenant House

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Jan. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FAREPORTAL is a technology solutions provider to the travel industry. Strategically located in ‘Silicon Alley,’ in the heart of New York City, their group of consultants is dedicated to harnessing the future of online travel technology for FAREPORTAL customers and partners. Covenant House New York is the nation’s largest adolescent care agency serving homeless, runaway and at-risk youth.

Whosarat.com Offers $500 Prize for ‘Most Interesting’ New Informant (Snitch) Profile

BOSTON, Mass. – Jan. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whosarat.com is running a contest with a prize of $500 for the ‘Most Interesting’ new informant profile. The contest will begin on January 8th and all new informant profiles posted between January 8th and February 8th will be considered for the prize. In order to be considered for the contest, all entries must contain documentation of their co-operation with the government.

Introducing gus(TM) – Fine Leather Fashion Accessories for Today’s Modern Man

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Jan. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — gus is pleased to introduce their premier line of higher end leather wallets and accessories designed exclusively for men and featuring beautifully hand-sewn craftsmanship as well as their unique ‘splitshot perforation’ styling. The introductory line includes a men’s passport folio, wallets, small and sleek card cases, and a brushed stainless steel money clip.

Top Ten World Travel Destinations in 2007

CHICAGO, Ill. – Jan. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iExplore announced today the list of Top Ten World Travel Destinations as determined by the vacation purchases of its adventure and experiential travelers. Egypt held on to its top position for the third straight year, and the rest of the top 10 was largely unchanged from 2006.

New Comprehensive Online Health Record System Ensures Patient Privacy and Physician Efficiency

ENCINO, Calif. – Jan. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In December 2007, MedSort.com, a premier online personal medication list management system, launched a comprehensive personal health records system – MedSort Health(TM) – which empowers consumers and patients to take control of their health records. Since January 2007, MedSort.com has been helping patients to create and manage their medication and allergy list online.

Holistic Pet Care Expert Recommends a Visit to the Veterinarian BEFORE Pet Acts Sick

DANA POINT, Calif. – Jan. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Holistic Pet Care Expert, Susan Blake Davis from Ask Ariel Your Pet Nutritionist (www.AskAriel.com) is urging pet owners to take their pets to the veterinarian BEFORE their pets act sick. Davis says that holistic and preventative veterinary care are the keys to pet health and longevity. Her statement comes as a result of hearing heart wrenching tales from pet owners over the holidays seeking miracle cures because their pets needed to be euthanized and they didn’t even know they were sick.