California Business News - Page 91

Page 91 of California Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



President Obama Brings Hope to Home Foreclosure Market

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — President Obama is now in the oval office and the time to begin delivering on campaign promises begins now. That’s why BankForeclosuresSale, an online foreclosure listing provider, announces they are ready for action.

Rexin-G Shrinks Metastatic Tumors and Triples Survival Time in Chemotherapy-Resistant Pancreatic Cancer

SAN MARINO, Calif., Jan. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies announced the results of a U.S. Phase I/II study evaluating the safety and efficacy of Rexin-G in chemotherapy-resistant metastatic pancreatic cancer (ASCO GI Symposium, #249; Sant P Chawla, P.I., January 2009). Rexin-G was well tolerated and there was no dose-limiting toxicity. At Dose Level I, three patients achieved stable disease with no tumor progression; and at Dose Level II, one patient had a 37 percent decrease in tumor size and five patients exhibited disease stabilization with no tumor progression.

Producer Loren Weisman Joins Music Industry Newswire as Contributing Editor

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Online-based recording industry publication adds noted music producer Loren Weisman to its editorial staff. Weisman will contribute expertise on issues related to the pro side of the industry, as well as a regular column on how to succeed in the music business for indie bands and artists. Music Industry Newswire(TM) (MIN) is a unit of Neotrope(R) Entertainment, established in California in 1983.

SecuGen SDA04(TM) and SDA04M(TM) OEM Fingerprint Sensors Raise the Bar on Biometric Access Control

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen is pleased to announce the immediate availability of two new ultra high capacity OEM fingerprint sensors, the SDA04M(TM) and the SDA04(TM). The SDA04M is intended for commercial biometrics applications, and the SDA04 is intended for government and commercial applications where FIPS 201/PIV compliance is required.

Sun Microsystems and SecuGen Collaborate to Bring Fingerprint Biometrics to Sun Solaris, SunRay, and Sun Identity Management Solutions

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen is pleased to announce that its Hamster(TM) Plus and Hamster(TM) IV fingerprint biometric readers are now compatible with Sun Solaris, Sun Ray, and Sun’s Identity Management Solutions. SecuGen’s engineering and Sun’s ISV engineering team worked closely together to provide a seamless integration of their products.

Authernative Granted Patent in Australia for User Authentication Method

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Authernative, Inc., the developer of innovative user authentication and identity management technologies, announced today that the Australian Patent Office has granted the company a patent for a user authentication method. The newly issued patent number 2004323374 entitled, ‘Authentication System and Method Based Upon Random Partial Digitized Path Recognition’ describes a ‘what user knows’-based authentication method.

Publishers Newswire Announces its Latest List of Books to Bookmark, for Q4/2008

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., Dec. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publishers Newswire, an online resource for small publishers, as well as lesser known and first-time book authors, has announced its latest quarterly Books to Bookmark list, for Q4/2008. This list, started in 2005, is a round-up of new and interesting books which are often missed due to not originating from big name authors, or major New York book publishing houses.

Visual Poetry and ‘Eye Haiku’ Highlight FookMovie Videos

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With images inside of images and a nod to such masters of visual communication as surrealist Salvador Dali, the music videos of FookMovie bring together poetry, painting, and performance art. A Los Angeles-based collective of artists, musicians and videographers, FookMovie has completed 43 videos since opening in April of 2008. (VIDEO – VNR)

Expert Skin Care Author Wins Guinness World Record for Longest Wall Sit

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Thienna Ho, founder of Thienna, Inc., a skin care company that focuses on health, is no stranger to setting world records. She is the current Guinness World Records’ holder for the most sumo squats in one hour. And, on Saturday, December 20, she completed yet another world record – the longest wall sit.

Pro-Marijuana Mayoral Candidate Craig X Rubin Looks for Jesse Ventura Style Victory

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Major papers are saying that there is no competition for Villaraigosa’s mayoral job. Especially considering that he is sitting on a huge financial war chest. Will that fact and the fact he is planning to run for Governor while not having accomplished much hinder him? Pastor Rubin says, ‘Yes’ and looks for Ventura style victory. (VIDEO – VNR)

Remembering our Heroes

GILROY, Calif., Dec. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The hardships, struggles, hopes and triumphs of the men and women who served in World War I and World War II is wonderfully captured in ‘Letters From Heroes’ (ISBN: 978-1-58909-570-0), by Edward T. Cook, a new book just published by Bookstand Publishing. This poignant collection of real letters from real servicemen allow the reader to see things through the eyes of these soldiers and understand their thoughts about war, training, sickness, the enemy and even their food.

Epeius Biotech Awarded Patents in Europe for Targeted Genetic Anti-Cancer Medicine: Company Expands Impressive Intellectual Property Estate

SAN MARINO, Calif., Dec. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation, a leader in tumor-targeted gene delivery systems, has received two additional European patents for the platform targeting technologies and molecular designs that enable precision gene delivery to primary cancers and metastatic lesions that have spread throughout the body. With profound demonstrations of clinical benefit and single-agent-efficacy, as well as overall safety, Epeius Biotech continues to lead the field of clinical gene medicine with the advent of pathotropic targeting.

Mystery of the 6,000 Year Old Science and Art of Astrology Has Been Solved

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author of the new book, ‘ASTROMASKS’ (ISBN: 978-0-615-23386-4), Vijay Rishii Ph.D., announced today that his book reveals the secret code behind the ancient and controversial science of astrology. The author decodes astrology using a new concept of complementary pairs, and gives new meanings to the zodiac signs and their real connection to humans on earth, which has never been done before in the entire history of astrology.

BMD Modern Hoods: The Next Generation in Kitchen Ventilation

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Dec. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — They are not just another pretty face. BMD Modern Hoods announces their new line of contemporary kitchen range hoods – designed for residential use, but with commercial grade performance. With a powerful and sleek design, these kitchen range hoods deliver more than just visually stimulating designs, they deliver high functionality and quality performance.

Mindstock Re-issues MPC3K Sound Sets for Akai MPC-3000 Free for Holidays

TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mindstock(R), a California based multimedia publisher of ‘elements for sound, music and vision,’ announced today the re-issue of its decade old custom sample set for the classic Akai(R) MPC-3000. Three MPC3K(TM) sound sets will be offered absolutely free for download through the holiday season as part of the company re-launch for 2009. Mindstock is a unit of Neotrope(R), established in 1983.

Philatron International Awarded 2008 Medium Size Family Owned Business of the Year

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Dec. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Philatron International and CEO, Founder, and Owner, Phillip M. Ramos, Jr. were honored with yet another award for its outstanding business. On November 19th, Orange County Business Journal (OCBJ) awarded Philatron International, Medium Size Family Owned Business of the year. During the 9th annual business award ceremony OCBJ recognized the company for its commitment to helping outside community organizations through charity.

Neotrope Launches WordPress News Feeds Plug-in

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope(R), an entertainment publishing company established Jan. of 1983, announced on Dec. 1st a free news feed plug-in for WordPress, the popular blog and CMS application. The plug-in allows a business site, content portal, or blogger running WordPress to easily integrate custom news content by topics like business, computing, entertainment, medical, or travel; and micro-topics like books, or music. News content is powered by Send2Press(R) Newswire, a U.S. based news service.

Expert Skin Care Author Will Attempt Guinness World Record for Longest Wall Sit

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Thienna Ho, founder of Thienna, Inc., a skin care company that focuses on health, is also the current Guinness World Records’ holder for the most sumo squats in one hour. On Saturday, December 20 at 10:00 a.m. PST, she will attempt to break yet another world record for the longest wall sit. The event will take place at World Team USA Gymnasium at: 2575 Ocean Avenue in San Francisco.

Rexin-G Controls Tumor Growth and Improves Survival in Chemotherapy-Resistant Soft Tissue Sarcoma and Osteosarcoma

SAN MARINO, Calif., Nov. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies announced today the results of Phase I/II and II studies of Rexin-G in chemotherapy-resistant metastatic soft tissue sarcoma and osteosarcoma, as presented by Dr. Sant P. Chawla, principal investigator, at the CTOS 14th annual meetings held in London UK on November 13-15, 2008. Patients received repeated infusions of Rexin-G i.v. over a period up to 9 months.

GSA Approves SecuGen’s SDA04(TM) OEM Fingerprint Module for FIPS 201 APL

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen is pleased to announce that the SDA04(TM) fingerprint sensor module has been approved by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) for government-wide acquisition through GSA’s Approved Products List (APL) for FIPS 201 implementations. The SDA04 joins SecuGen’s Hamster IV USB fingerprint reader and MINEX-certified fingerprint algorithms in being listing on the GSA APL.

World Renowned Entertainer Jim Bailey as Judy Garland LIVE in Concert

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In his much-anticipated return to San Francisco, the legendary singer and character actor, Jim Bailey, will perform at the Herbst Theatre on December 20 in, ‘Jim Bailey as Judy Garland Live in Concert.’ Accompanied by a full orchestra, Jim will perform Judy’s Christmas classic, ‘Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas’ as well as other favorite hits.

Passware Exposes Private Data Indexed by Windows Search

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Passware, Inc., the expert in cryptanalysis, introduces a new evidence discovery solution for Windows Vista, XP, and Server 2003. Passware Search Index Examiner makes all the data indexed by Windows Search instantly accessible to computer forensics and IT professionals.

EV Rental Cars, LLC Takes Delivery Of New Fleet

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EV Transportation, Inc. (OTC:EVTP / EVTP.OB), owner of EV Rental Cars, LLC, today announced it is taking delivery of new 2008 Toyota hybrids. ‘As part of our restructuring, we are defleeting our older cars and are bringing in new Toyota hybrids,’ said Bill Plamondon, Chairman and CEO of EV Transportation, Inc. ‘We will continue to bring in new cars over the next six to nine months.’

Thrilling Holiday Gift Book: A Controversial, True Story – One Man Caught in U.S. Government’s Psychic Spy Experiments

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The ideal Christmas gift for those intrigued by governmental conspiracy, ‘OPERATION BLUE LIGHT: My Secret Life Among Psychic Spies’ (Cherubim Publishing, September 2008, ISBN 978-0-9816024-0-0 $18.95 294 pages), is one of the most scintillating memoirs ever to be written. A true story of deception and subterfuge, it took Philip Chabot 40 years to tell us about his amazing experience, and it’s now available through Amazon.com and philipchabot.com.

Neotrope Extends Non-Profit PR Grant Application Deadline

TORRANCE, Calif., Nov. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope(R), a brand identity, PR, and marketing firm established Jan. of 1983, has extended the 2009 grant application deadline for non-profit organizations, from Nov. 12th, to Dec. 7th, 2008, due to the recent U.S. elections. The company is donating $25,000 in free public relations and newswire services to worthy smaller non-profit and charitable organizations to celebrate its 25th anniversary. Neotrope previously donated $25K worth of services in 2000, and $22K in 2005; and has provided discounted or free services to various non-profits for more than 20 years.

Biometric Technologies Inc. Selects SecuGen’s Hamster(TM) IV Fingerprint Reader to Reduce Phantom Billing

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation is pleased to announce that Biometric Technologies, Inc. has integrated the SecuGen Hamster(TM) IV into BIOCLAIM(R), their flagship software product. BIOCLAIM is the only medical billing solution that provides biometric confirmation that a patient was actually present to receive healthcare services.

Philatron International Winner of 2008 Latin Business Association Annual Sol Award

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Philatron International and CEO, Founder, and Owner, Phillip M. Ramos, Jr. were honored at the 2008 Latino Business Association Annual SOL awards as top business of the year. Top business with over $5 million in sales.

USA Book News Names Dee Dee Phelps Finalist in The National Best Book 2008 Awards

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Altergate Publishing announced today that author Dee Dee Phelps’s ‘Vinyl Highway’ (ISBN: 978-1934321751) is a finalist in the National USA Book News Best Book Awards Autobiography category. Vinyl Highway goes on tour across the 1960’s in this humorous chronicle of destiny and rock-and-roll, as 18-year old Mary transforms from shy college student to hit singer/songwriter, half the singing team Dick and Dee Dee, one of the most popular recording duos of the era.

Returning Patriotism to the Coffeehouse: Free Coffee to Thank Voters

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inspired by America’s rich history of the coffeehouse as a hotbed of revolution and political discourse, groundwork coffee company is offering a free cup of American joe to voters in this year’s presidential election. Those who vote can redeem their ballot stub at any one of groundwork coffee company’s six Los Angeles cafe locations, on November 4th or 5th, for a free 12-ounce cup of fresh brewed coffee.

Rexin-G Returns to The Big Apple: Clinical Trials for Pancreatic Cancer and Breast Cancer Open in Manhattan

SAN MARINO, Calif., Oct. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation announced today the expansion of clinical trials using intravenous Rexin-G for pancreatic cancer and breast cancer in Manhattan, New York. Rexin-G is the world’s first tumor-targeted genetic medicine that is designed to seek out and destroy both primary tumors and metastatic cancers that have spread throughout the body.

SELECT TRIAL used Selenomethionine Instead of High-Selenium Yeast, SelenoExcell(R)

FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cypress Systems, Inc, a Fresno CA based biotechnology company, emphasizes that the SELECT TRIAL results – that were announced yesterday – used a form of selenium known as selenomethionine. The SELECT TRIAL found no effects of either selenomethionine or vitamin E on the incidence of prostate cancer. See Related Website at cypsystems.com.

Encinitas Design Agency Gives Local Businesses a New Look

ENCINITAS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Encinitas-based businesses The Fitness Shop, AddSpace To Your Life!, Sara Gilman Consulting, and Encinitas Foreign & Domestic Auto Repair are all celebrating 2008 launches of new websites aimed at generating new business and maintaining relevancy in an increasingly web-based society, announced Durrani Design.

Telecom Expense Management Success Demonstrated at Annual WinBill Users Group Conference

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Oct. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 2008 National WinBill Users Group Conference focused on how companies can maximize their WinBill ROI (Return on Investment). WinBill customers learned strategies to further automate their inventory management, audit phone bills, reporting and allocation of expenses, according to TeleManagement Technologies, Inc.

TeamF1 Appoints Embedded Software Veteran to Leadership Team

FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc., a leader in embedded networking and security software, today announced that it has appointed industry veteran Michael Brockway as VP of Sales. Michael will oversee U.S. and Canada sales for TeamF1 and is also in charge of strategic customer relationships. Reporting to Mukesh Lulla, TeamF1 President and CEO, Brockway will focus on accelerating TeamF1’s key sales growth initiatives by leveraging his extensive background in embedded software sales and strategic business development.

Annual WinBill User Group Conference Where Customers Praise Saving Millions in IT with WinBill

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Oct. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeleManagement Technologies, Inc. (TTI), the most experienced telecommunications expense management company, hosted their annual WinBill(R), Telecom & Expense Management (TEM) National User Group Conference. This annual gathering brings together users from throughout the United States for an interactive and informative event.

/*CORRECTION*/ thinkASG Teams With Ortiva Wireless to Implement Next Generation Mobile Content Solution

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — thinkASG, a leading specialist in IT infrastructure services, announced today they have been chosen to work with Ortiva Wireless in support of Ortiva’s mobile content delivery appliance solution. Rapid deployment and turnkey application two key benefits of project.

Agent Influence Meets Market Demand for Local Knowledge

LONG BEACH, Calif., Oct. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After years of managing national interactive marketing campaigns for some of the largest real estate firms in the country, Agent Influence’s seasoned management team knew that making tested high end web applications, technologies and tools available to local agents would provide them with an extraordinary advantage in their own communities.

thinkASG Teams with Ortiva Wireless to Implement Next Generation Mobile Content Solution

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — thinkASG, a leading specialist in IT infrastructure services, announced today the successful completion of Ortiva Wireless’ mobile content delivery appliance solution system, slated to go live in a major telecommunications carrier on November 24. (NOTE: A corrected version of this story was posted Oct. 15.)

Authentic Obsello Absinthe Wins Gold Medal from Prestigious Tasting Panel

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Premium authentic Obsello Absinthe Verte, which became available to U.S. consumers in August of this year, was awarded a Gold Medal from the Beverage Tasting Institute (BTI). Based out of Chicago, the BTI is known for its experienced tasting panel, made up of restaurateurs, retailers and prominent writers.

15-Percent Decline in Home Remodeling Activity in 2008 – Biggest Decline in Areas Where Homeowners Have Less Home Equity

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to the Remodelormove.com fall 2008 Remodeling Sentiment Report, an online publication of ABCD Publishing LLC, the amount of equity homeowners have is influencing their remodeling plans. Homeowners participating in this most recent survey reported an average of more than $190,000 of home equity and average home values of $390,000.