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IObit Launches iFun Screen Recorder: Make Screen Recordings Simple and Free

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — IObit today launched iFun Screen Recorder, a free tool to record Windows screens without a time limit or watermark. Users may experience common inconveniences while using screen recorders, such as complicated interface, obvious watermark on videos, or very short recording time.

UnitedLayer positioned as a ‘Leader’ in Cloud Infrastructure Brokerage and Orchestration Services by global analyst firm NelsonHall

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — UnitedLayer, a leading American colocation services provider, announced that its Cloud Infrastructure Brokerage & Orchestration Services have been named a “Leader” in the latest NelsonHall NEAT analysis within the Cloud Orchestration Services market segment.

Jeremy Lawson Joins EPIC Contingency Risk Practice as Managing Principal

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and AUSTIN, Texas, March 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Jeremy “Jez” Lawson has joined the firm as Managing Principal of its expanding Contingency Risk Practice group.

United Private Cloud: Leader in Cloud Infrastructure Brokerage and Orchestration Services

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Private Cloud, a global leader in software-defined hybrid cloud management, announced that its Cloud Infrastructure Brokerage & Orchestration Services has been named as a “Leader” in the latest NelsonHall NEAT analysis, within the Cloud Orchestration Services market segment.

EPIC Announces Leadership Structure Realignment

ATLANTA, Ga. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants CEO Steve Denton announced organizational and restructuring changes, effective immediately, across the company. The moves are designed to position EPIC to thrive for years to come.

UnityOneCloud is recognized as a ‘Leader’ in Cloud Infrastructure Brokerage and Orchestration Services by Global Analyst Firm NelsonHall

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — UnityOneCloud announced that its Cloud Infrastructure Brokerage & Orchestration Services has been recognized as a “Leader” in the latest NelsonHall NEAT analysis within the Cloud Orchestration Services market segment.

EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants Acquires Pharmaceutical Strategies Group

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Holdings, Inc. (EPIC) announced today that it has agreed to acquire Pharmaceutical Strategies Group (PSG). The move incorporates the expertise and resources of the nation’s largest independent pharmacy benefit consulting firm into EPIC’s Employee Benefits Consulting practice.

EPIC Welcomes John Prentis and Larry Bowlus to Executive Risk and Cyber Practice

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants is pleased to welcome John Prentis and Larry Bowlus to its Executive Risk and Cyber practice. Joining from a global broker, Prentis and Bowlus will focus on large public, technology, and financial institution executive liability coverages, including Directors & Officers Liability.

Awair Announces Strategic Investment from Emerson, Addition of Dustin DeVan, Founder of BuildingConnected, as new Board Member

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Awair, the San Francisco-based startup that makes Indoor Air Quality monitoring and software solutions for home and commercial spaces, has received a major strategic investment from Emerson (NYSE: EMR). Emerson is a leader in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) controls industry, as well as the creator of the highly-rated smart thermostat, Emerson Sensi.

Smart Game Booster 5: Smart and Efficient Way to Boost Gaming PC

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today Smart Game Booster, a professional developer of PC game boosting utility, today released Smart Game Booster 5. The new version can efficiently maximize FPS to enhance computer performance and optimize the PC system for a better gaming experience.

Suzuki-Marketing Introduces ‘The Mikuni’ Blended Japanese Whisky to the US

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Suzuki-Marketing, Incorporated, a South San Francisco-based wine and spirits importer and marketing company, is introducing “The Mikuni” blended Japanese whisky to the U.S. Market.

Galway Insurance Holdings Secures Majority Interest from Harvest Partners with New Equity Investments from Oak Hill Capital and The Carlyle Group

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Galway Insurance Holdings (“Galway”), the holding company for EPIC Brokers & Consultants (“EPIC”) and JenCap Holdings (“JenCap”), which together represent one of the nation’s largest insurance distribution firms, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement with vehicles controlled by Harvest Partners, LP and its affiliates (“Harvest”) for a majority interest of Galway.

Defamation Attorney Defeats anti-SLAPP Motion for Bay Area Client

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Defamation Attorney Rohit Chhabra has successfully defeated an anti-SLAPP motion that sought to punish his client for seeking justice. The case is Li v. Yu, 20CV367955 (Santa Clara Superior Court 2020).

Controversial Video on Racism in the U.S. Causes Stir – Amelia Ray and ‘Hamilton’ Drummer Jake Wood Discuss the Making of ‘Hambone Says’

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Friday, October 30, 2020 at 12 p.m. PDT, Amelia Ray, Jake Wood and Bay Area cinematographer Peggy Peralta will host a Zoom discussion on the making of “Hambone Says,” the video that uses contemporary past aesthetic to explore racism, rage and role reversal in the United States.

Defamation Attorney Secures Win for Client

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Defamation Attorney Rohit Chhabra has successfully prevented a lawsuit from proceeding that punished his client for exercising his free speech rights. The case is Tully v. Chouinard, CIV-MSC20-01019 (Contra Costa Sup. Ct. 2020).

AtomBeam Announces Live Demo of its Cutting Edge IoT Data Compaction Software

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, AtomBeam launches its free Customer Portal, giving prospective customers limited access to AtomBeam’s patented, radical new AI software. Using the portal, prospective customers can validate actual reductions achievable in IoT data transmission (typically 75%).

Robocorp Cloud – New Groundbreaking Solution to Build a Software Robot Workforce

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Robocorp announces its latest release – Robocorp Cloud – which for the first time ever – allows IT developers and programmers to orchestrate and run robots straight from the cloud. This new technology significantly improves the way Robotic Process Automation (RPA) developers and their teammates operate and maintain their software robot workforce.

Driver Booster 8: The Best Driver Updater and Works Well with NO Internet Connection

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — IObit, the world’s best driver updater software provider, today unleashed Driver Booster 8, the new driver updater can work well without internet connection and the database has been enhanced to make sure more than 4.5 million device drivers can be safely and accurately updated.

PayneWest Insurance, a Top 100 National Insurance Brokerage, selects TrustLayer Compliance and Certificate Management Software to leverage next generation technology in their leading Compliance Service Practice

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept, 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PayneWest Insurance, a leading insurance brokerage in the Pacific Northwest, today announced partnering with TrustLayer, Inc., the next generation solution for compliance tracking. PayneWest will leverage TrustLayer to expand value added services within their many Specialty Practices.

Tickle.Life Joins with Wellcelium to Grow Its Sex Ed Efforts

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tickle.Life (Tickle-dot-Life), World’s First Community based Discovery Platform for Sex and sexuality, today announced a new collaboration with Wellcelium (well-see-lee-um), a new online school teaching sex, intimacy, and relationship skills through offering live classes, one-on-one coaching, and a variety of quality resources to deepen and grow human relationships.

IObit Uninstaller 10: Better on Uninstalling and Good at Blocking Annoying Browser Notifications

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — IObit, the world’s leading system utilities and security software provider, today released IObit Uninstaller 10, with the optimized uninstall algorithm, users can remove unwanted programs more completely, and the brand new Browser Notification Block ensures a smoother surfing experience.

Booksy Ranks No. 299 on the 2020 Inc. 5000 with Three-Year Revenue Growth of 1508 Percent

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inc. magazine revealed that Booksy is No. 299 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment-its independent small businesses.

Talentnook goes nationwide to offer curriculum support and homeschooling programs for K-12 students this Fall

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Talentnook, a California based ed-tech start-up, is offering parents and students affordable online homeschooling school curriculum supplement programs that can be started anytime from any location.

iBeesoft Updates iBeesoft iPhone Data Recovery, Making It a Comprehensive Tool

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iBeesoft, a professional software developer has announced a big update of iBeesoft iPhone Data Recovery to 2.2.0, adding many great features, making it a comprehensive tool to recover all kinds of files lost on iPhone.

YUASA Systems to Demonstrate New Endurance Test Capabilities for Flexible Displays

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bayflex Solutions announces that YUASA Systems, the leading provider of endurance test systems for displays and flexible electronics, will demonstrate new solutions for flexible display testing at the Society for Information Display (SID) Display Week, taking place virtually August 3-7, 2020.

‘In America – A New Musical’ Launches Salvo Against Trump’s Culture War

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In response to President Trump’s increase in rhetoric against education, immigration, Black Lives Matter, Tik Tok and his defense of the Confederate flag and its monuments, Professor Hal Harper of Oakland, California, retired professor of English as a Second Language (ESL), has launched his own salvo in the culture war as he releases “In America – A New Musical” to the public.

Bay Area Medical Academy Students Gain Rare Real-World Experience Testing for COVID-19

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A recent community-led effort to test San Francisco residents for COVID-19, including the unhoused populations in Bayview and Sunnydale/Visitacion Valley gave Bay Area Medical Academy (BAMA) phlebotomy students first-hand experience administering COVID-19 testing to underserved populations.

RevelOne Vaults into the Top 50 Search Firms in the US for 2020

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RevelOne, the largest marketing-specialized search firm in the U.S., was recognized by Hunt Scanlon as a Top 50 Search Firm by revenue according to their recently released annual industry rankings. RevelOne’s revenues grew 66% year over year, which puts it in the Top 3 fastest growing search firms in the U.S.

George Floyd Memorial Bust Released for 3D Printing by Sculptors Daniel and Rodman Edwards

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A memorial bust of George Floyd will be available to everyone supporting the Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests all over the globe. The George Floyd memorial bust 3D printing file is available for free at Sketchfab and is a presentation of love from the sculptors to the Floyd family and protesters at large, announced Cory Allen Contemporary Art.

California Bluegrass Association Announces Turn Your Radio OnLINE webcast series

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The California Bluegrass Association (CBA) has announced the launch of Turn Your Radio OnLINE, a webcast series starting Saturday, May 23, 2020 at 6 p.m. Pacific Time, and continuing each Saturday through June 20. This new online music event is inspired by the CBA’s annual Father’s Day Festival, held in Grass Valley, California, since 1975.

Certain Lending Launches Major Survey of Real Estate Investors

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Certain Lending released a national survey of real estate investors. A majority of real estate investors expect COVID-19 will cause home prices to decline up to 20%. The survey of 569 real estate investors across the U.S., conducted between April 20 and 24, is the first of its kind.

Online Retailer, Bows-N-Ties.com, Sends Out 10,000 Free KN95 Respirator Masks to All Their Customers

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Online men’s tie and accessory retailer Bows-N-Ties.com is sending free protective respirator masks with every order they ship out. The first 10,000 orders they ship will receive a free mask.

EPIC Adds Nick Nelson as Senior Vice President, Property and Casualty

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Nick Nelson has joined the firm as Senior Vice President in their property and casualty practice based in Rancho Cordova, California office. Nelson will report to Kevin E. Harnetiaux, COO, Pacific North Region.

Zanthion named Top 10 Home Healthcare Solution Provider for 2020

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Zanthion, an AI-powered digital health company that provides technology solutions for home healthcare, senior group living, and remote patient monitoring, was recently chosen as a Top 10 Home Healthcare Solution Provider by Healthcare Tech Outlook, a print platform offering healthcare decision makers critical information on adopting, innovating and building new programs and approaches to enhance their capability to provide care.

350 Bay Area Action Creating Climate Report Cards for California and Local Candidates

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Climate action group 350 Bay Area Action today announced climate report cards, to be issued for 2020 Bay Area candidates for the California Assembly and the state Senate. Local candidates in crucial city council and supervisorial races will also be rated.

Currency Notes Can Be Super Spreader of Novel Coronavirus 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While the world grapples with Novel Coronavirus, it is evident that the global economy and startup funding will take a hit in 2020. However Payment Startups can stand to gain, because customers may ditch cash transactions to avoid infection risk, says HexGn research.

Chad Anfinson Joins Zanthion as Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chad Anfinson is Zanthion’s newest recruit who has accepted the role of Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer. Chad comes to Zanthion by way of the Senior Living Industry. He began his career in the late 90’s as the sales leader for newly constructed Assisted Living Communities in Florida.

EPIC Adds Wesley Carson as Senior Vice President, Expanding Employee Benefits Team

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Wesley Carson has joined the firm as a Senior Vice President, Employee Benefits in their Sacramento, California office.

EPIC Adds Blake Chauvin as Vice President – Will Further Expand EPIC’s Risk Management Capabilities

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Blake Chauvin has joined the firm as a Producer in their Concord, California office.

EPIC Adds Kevin Melvin as Director of the firm’s Southeast Charter School Practice

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Kevin Melvin has joined the firm as Director of the firm’s Southeast Charter School Practice.