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Freddie Mac Expands eMortgage Solutions with DocMagic’s eVault Technology to Store and Control eNotes

TORRANCE, Calif., Sept. 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced today that Freddie Mac has implemented its SaaS-based eVault technology and SmartREGISTRY platform.

Neuroprosthetics Pioneer to Keynote at the 2018 Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neurotech Reports today announced that the keynote speaker at the 18th annual Neurotech Leaders Forum will be Hunter Peckham, a pioneer in the field of neuroprosthetics, technology that restores movement for people living with paralysis.

Chicago area band The PondHawks gives hometown a song with ‘River Grove’

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Riverpool Records and The PondHawks announce the release of their new single, “River Grove.” How many cities have their very own song? The town of River Grove, a suburb of Chicago near O’Hare Airport, now does thanks to The PondHawks.

Bank of Southern California, N.A. Names Helen Johnson Senior VP, Loan Administration Manager

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, is pleased to announce that Helen Johnson has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Loan Administration Manager.

AnyTrans Offers iPhone and Android Users a Seamless Transition to iPhone XS, XS Max, or XR

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the new iPhone Xs/Xs Max/XR is soon available, most users may search for a solution to transfer data to new iPhone. iMobie has introduced its top-notch iPhone manager AnyTrans to all users, helping them make an efficient data transition from iPhone to iPhone, and Android to iPhone.

EPIC Insurance’s Sean Conrad to Moderate Wellness Panel at IMPACT18

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Principal Sean Conrad will moderate a wellness panel at IMPACT18 on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 at 8 p.m. at the Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev.

NEXT Future Transportation to participate in the World Economic Forum – Tianjin, China (September 18-20)

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Future Transportation Inc. (‘NEXT’), has been recognized by the World Economic Forum as a global leader in the field of transportation innovation. Emmanuele Spera (CEO) of Silicon Valley startup NEXT Future Transportation Inc to present at the WEF Annual Meeting of New Champions.

ARMCO Reduces Lender Data Validation Times by 50 Percent with DataSure

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of technology for loan quality and compliance testing, data validation and analytics, announced the launch of DataSure(TM), a quality control technology that increases data validation accuracy and efficiency, and reduces lenders’ data validation task times by 50 percent or more.

TRK Connection Upgrades Mortgage QC Loan Sampling Functionality within Insight RDM, Adds Predictive Loan Quality Analytics

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Sept. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TRK Connection (TRK), a leading provider of mortgage quality control (QC) and origination management solutions, announced it has enhanced the loan sampling functionality and added predictive analytics to its Insight Risk and Defect Management (RDM) mortgage QC audit platform.

Cloudvirga announces live from the Digital Mortgage conference stage its Mobile POS product

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Sept. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage software, today announced its Cloudvirga Mobile POS, a mobile-first mortgage point-of-sale solution tuned to serve the needs of loan originators and homebuyers in a purchase mortgage market.

The Seidel Diesel Group Acquires Associated Fuel Injection of Modesto, California

BOLINGBROOK, Ill., Sept. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Seidel Diesel Group has acquired the assets of Associated Fuel Injection of Modesto, California, and the business will continue to operate out of the current Modesto facility. This brings SDG’s total number of fuel shops to ten.

Pioneer of Golf Shot Tracking and Measurement commits $250,000 of golf shot measurement technology to provide a new golf sport for the blind

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Florida resident George Nauck has established Golf For Blind, Inc., a Florida Not For Profit Corporation. Funds raised will be used to place golf shot measurement and scoring systems on ranges where blind and disabled veterans may learn to play golf through measured and scored target shoots.

SecuGen to Display the U10, the World’s Smallest Optical, FAP 10 OEM Fingerprint Sensor at 2018 GSX

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to be displaying the recently released U10 ultra-slim fingerprint sensor, at the 2018 Global Security Exchange expo in Las Vegas.

The Hyde Park Homes Tour for 2018 Showcases Century-Old Homes this October

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eight historic homes, including three by noted architect John W. McKecknie, will open their doors for tours during the biennial Hyde Park Historic Homes Tour. The Tour hosted by The Hyde Park Neighborhood Association (HPNA) will be held Saturday, October 6 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., and a Candlelight Tour of a Chicago-style influenced Italian Renaissance home on historic Janssen Place will be held on Friday, October 5 from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m.

Life Lessons, Love Lost and Man’s Best Friend – Michael Patrick’s New CD, ‘John Wayne Movies’ Tells the Tale

MORGANVILLE, N.J., Sept. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New Jersey based country, folk, Americana singer-songwriter Michael Patrick will release his latest, long overdue recording, “John Wayne Movies” with two special CD release shows on October 13, 2018 at The Lighthouse Tavern, and October 20 at Roxy and Dukes.

Cold Chain Capital, LLC launches: Private Equity Firm Focused on Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Sept. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cold Chain Capital LLC (“Cold Chain Capital”), a Fayetteville, N.Y.-based private equity firm, announced its launch today. The company focuses on the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration industry (“HVACR”).

Maxwell Advances Mortgage Experience with the Release of Maxwell ApplyID – The Next Generation Loan Application and Enrichment API

DENVER, Colo., Sept. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Digital mortgage leader Maxwell today announced the release of Maxwell ApplyID, its next generation mortgage loan application and data enrichment API. The new release will enable clients – from brokers to national mortgage lenders – to pre-populate loan application data and develop new customer intelligence capabilities.

SafeChain to Integrate ALTA Registry into Its Real Estate Wire Fraud Prevention Platform SafeWire

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SafeChain, the industry leader in wire fraud prevention software for land title, announced today that it will integrate the national ALTA Registry into its real estate wire fraud prevention platform SafeWire. Through the integration, mortgage lenders will be able to search the Registry and verify the identity of title insurance agents and settlement companies, providing an enhanced level of efficiency and security to the real estate transaction.

ATI Innovates for the New York Aquarium with a One-of-a-Kind Shark Crane

MENTOR, Ohio, Sept. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Have you ever visited an aquarium and wondered how the animals found their way in there? Engineers at Air Technical Industries (ATI) learned first-hand by designing a creative solution for the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) in New York City: the first continuous, double-rail, serpentine crane system of its kind.

NEXT Future Transportation announces autonomous Parcel Delivery Solution – Introduces the world’s first Modular Mobile Parcel Locker

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Future Transportation Inc. (“NEXT” or “NFT”), the world’s only modular electric vehicle solutions provider, today announced a groundbreaking automated logistics solution for Smart and Connected Cities. NEXT is proud to announce the introduction of its fully automated multiservice “online-to-offline” (O2O) platform.

SafeChain Honored as 2018 Seed Stage Company of the Year at VentureOhio Awards

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SafeChain, the industry leader in wire fraud prevention software for land title, announced today that it was named 2018 Seed Stage Company of the Year by VentureOhio.

TeamSnap Partners with Champion Athleticwear to Launch New Team Apparel Platform

BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, the household name in integrated sports management, has partnered with Champion Athleticwear to be the official provider of custom fanwear sold through TeamSnap’s Team Store. The Team Store ecommerce platform gives TeamSnap’s 20 million users direct access to purchase custom branded Champion apparel through the popular app.

Clean PVC Certification Announced for PVC-Based Products

ANDOVER, Mass., Sept. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Clean PVC LLC, an environmental consulting organization, today announced the launch of its Clean PVC(R) Certification program. The program identifies flooring, wallcovering, upholstery, and other PVC-based products that have been found safe via REACH compliance for use in sustainable building projects. REACH is a regulation adopted to improve the protection of human health and the environment from risks posed by chemicals.

Current Builders Appoints Chip Angenendt as Principal in Charge of Senior Living Projects

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders, based in Pompano Beach, recently hired Chip Angenendt as the Principal in Charge of key senior living projects including Allegro Senior Living in Parkland and Sunrise Senior Living in Boynton Beach. Angenendt has also been selected to coordinate the firm’s expansion to the west coast of Florida, which will commence in late 2018.

Advalent Launches Network 360 to Drive Multi-Dimensional Provider Performance in Value-Based Care Contracting

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Sept. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Advalent, a market-leading healthcare technology company focusing on payer solutions announced today the launch of a new network contracting and analytics product – Network 360(TM). Designed for payers and risk bearing healthcare providers, Network 360 is a breakthrough analytics platform that analyzes network, enables value-based contracting, and manages both upside and downside risk.

Current Builders Hires Teresa Angenendt as Pre-Construction Manager

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders, based in Pompano Beach, recently announced the hiring of Teresa Angenendt as Pre-Construction Manager for the general contracting firm. With over 27 years’ experience in the commercial architecture and construction industry, Teresa brings a diverse skill set to the firm.

Calling all bands in Texas to participate in the Battle of the Bands hosted by Hub Streat Plano and Texas Select Radio

PLANO, Texas, Sept. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Texas Select Radio announces the 2018 Battle of the Bands at Hub Streat, a full service Culinary Entertainment Center, featuring hand crafted cocktails, craft beer, a menu for every taste from a scratch kitchen, live entertainment and a dog friendly patio.

On Q Financial Selects LBA Ware’s CompenSafe to Improve Accuracy and Efficiency of Mortgage Loan Originator Commission Calculations

MACON, Ga., Sept. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware, a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lenders, today announced that Arizona-based On Q Financial has selected CompenSafe to manage the numerous compensation plans created for its team of loan originators (LOs) nationwide.

MQMR: Mortgage Industry Margin Compression Calls for Fixed-Cost Approach to Compliance Support

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) President Michael Steer today advised lenders to adopt a fixed-cost approach to compliance support in the face of margin compression and declining per-loan profits. By investing in a fixed-cost solution for compliance, lenders can better manage their monthly expenses while ensuring they remain compliant, thus avoiding potential financial penalties associated with non-compliance.

EPIC Acquires Alternative Asset Management Industry Specialist Vanbridge LLC

NEW YORK, N.Y. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Vanbridge, LLC, a specialty insurance intermediary, program management, and risk advisory services business, and EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that EPIC has acquired the assets, employees and operations of Vanbridge.

Mercedes-Benz of Flagstaff Celebrates Grand Opening as Flagstaff’s Only Luxury Brand Dealership

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., Sept. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mercedes-Benz of Flagstaff, part of Martin Automotive Group, celebrates their Grand Opening on September 21, 2018 as Flagstaff’s only luxury dealership. The Grand Opening event will bring together distinguished guests in the city, including the mayor, along with the invited public to celebrate the business in the beautiful state of the art facility.

Spodak Dental Group To Provide Free Dental Care as Part of Freedom Day USA on October 11, 2018

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Sept. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group (“SDG”) proudly announces its participation in the Sixth Annual Freedom Day USA, in which SDG will provide complimentary dental services to the men and women of our Armed Forces, and their immediate family members. Freedom Day USA is a “Day of Free” to thank military personnel and their families for the sacrifices they make each day to ensure our freedom.

CB Structures Ranks in Engineering News-Record for Specialty Contractors

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders today announced its CB Structures division has been ranked by Engineering News-Record (ENR) as #7 in the Southeast Region for the Concrete Sector, #19 in Florida for Specialty Contractors and #45 in the Southeast Region for Specialty Contractors for 2018.

SecuGen to Showcase the Unity Bluetooth Fingerprint Reader and U20-ASF-BT OEM Bluetooth sensor at 2018 GSX

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce that it will be showcasing the soon to be released Unity Bluetooth fingerprint reader and the U20-ASF-BT OEM Bluetooth sensor at the Global Security Exchange expo in Las Vegas this month.

Lauded Everest Foundation Research Scholars Land Their Medical Residency

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Everest Foundation (EF) just released its 2018 list of EF Scholars that landed a medical residency training slot on July 1, 2018. Shirisha Reddy, M.D. and Sharjeel Israr, M.D. were among the people to start their residency on July 1; both are from South Asia.

Comedian is Challenging How People Think About Stuttering

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What do you do when you are professionally funny for a living AND use your own experience as a person with disabilities to crush stigma and change attitudes? Well, for stuttering comedian Nina G, you take it on the road in a series of presentations that are both funny and profound. Much like Hannah Gadsby’s breakout Netflix special “Nannette,” Nina G blends her comedy “material” with her real life experiences for a unique tour you can see live!

San Diego Business Journal Honors Mortgage Capital Trading’s Natalie Arshakian with 2018 ‘Next Top Business Leaders Under 40’ Award

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that the San Diego Business Journal (SDBJ) named its employee Natalie Arshakian to the 2018 ‘Next Top Business Leaders Under 40’ list. The award program recognizes dynamic, young business leaders and role models who have significantly contributed to San Diego’s business climate and the community.

Prevail Reinsurance System selected by Tower Insurance as the leading edge technology solution to automate reinsurance administration

STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Prevail Consulting, Inc., a leading insurance industry technology and professional services provider, today announced a contract with Tower Insurance to license the Prevail Reinsurance System (PRS) to support Tower’s reinsurance operations. Under this new contract, Prevail will install PRS and deliver implementation and professional services.

RMA Wins First Place Communication Awards

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Redevelopment Management Associates (RMA) employees won multiple awards at the recent Florida Festivals and Events Association event, securing two first place prizes in categories related to communications. RMA was recognized with top honors for their PR/Media Campaign for the 6th Annual Dania Beach Arts and Seafood Celebration and for their Community Engagement Program for Pompano Beach’s Neighborhood Ambassadors.

XG Communities congratulates La Habra Heights on their 40th anniversary and our new partnership to address growing wireless technology demands

LA HABRA HEIGHTS, Calif., Sept. 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — La Habra Heights is celebrating the 40th anniversary. XG Communities LLC, a premier provider of wireless, asset marketing and wireless management services for cities and municipalities across the United States, announces their agreement with the City of La Habra Heights to manage wireless coverage solutions and prepare the City for small cell applications.