New York Business News

New York Business News – including entertainment, finance, health and medical, non-profit, public policy and technology news from New York, U.S.A. (N.Y., NY, NYC), as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.

Platinum Group Metals Face Rising Prices, Tightening Supplies and Uncertain Markets

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Platinum group metals (PGMs), namely, platinum, palladium, rhodium, iridium, ruthenium and osmium, are undergoing a period of market flux and in some cases, steep and rising prices, according to a new report published by Thintri, Inc.

More Millennials Will Be Covered by Travel Insurance This 2018 Spring Break

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spring break travel is upon us, and as millennials hit the road this spring, more are doing so with travel insurance, based on data from While all segments of the travel insurance market have grown significantly over the last year, millennials represent a larger and faster growing share of travel insurance purchases for spring break 2018.

US East Coast Braces for Bombogenesis: Explains What Travel Insurance May Cover for Travelers Affected by 2018 Storm

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Northeast is getting ready for a powerful nor’easter as Winter Storm Riley is expected to bring coastal flooding, high winds and heavy, wet snow to the area. For travelers whose plans will be impacted by the storm, travel insurance comparison website offers helpful information about coverage for those affected by weather-related delays and cancellations.

Travel Insurance Comparison Website,, Offers Tips for 2018 Solo Travelers

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Solo travel will always represent one of the largest segments of the travel market. And, as intrepid lone travelers hit the road this year, recommends some special planning tips to help them travel safely. Here are five things solo travelers can do in 2018 to minimize risks and ensure a smooth adventure.

Recording Artist Tiffani LeBlanc Reigns as the #PartyPrincess With New Track ‘Let’s Party’

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When recording artist Tiffani LeBlanc dropped her first hit, “Kinda High” in 2017, music fans took notice of not only her soaring vocals but also her dramatic sense for fashion and style. The new artist continues to gain heat as she drops her latest track, “Let’s Party” a feel-good anthem for fun times.

American Truck Dealers 20 Group Meeting: Frenkel & Company – an EPIC Company’s Michael Feinstein Presents on Cyber Liability

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Michael Feinstein, executive vice president of Frenkel & Company – an EPIC Company, will present at the American Truck Dealers (ATD) 20 Group Meeting on Monday, Feb. 19 at 7 a.m. at the Phoenician in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Brooklyn Millennial Writes Compelling Book After Learning About Kalief Browder’s Suicide

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Remedy Network Inc. announces publication of “Remedy Network: A Millennial’s Journey on Connecting New York City Through Stories” (ISBN: 978-1984030917, paperback) by J. Caleb Perkins, an influential leader, community organizer, and public speaker.

Wave Season 2018: The Importance of Travel Insurance for Those Booking Cruises Anytime This Year

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wave Season, the period when cruise companies provide some of the most attractive deals of the year, is in full swing. As would-be cruisers book their dream vacations, reminds anyone taking advantage of cruise bargains to remember to protect their purchases with a travel insurance plan.

C2SMART Signs Agreement with NEXT Future Transportation for Cyberphysical Test Bed

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Feb. 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C2SMART, a Tier 1 USDOT University Transportation Center based at New York University Tandon School of Engineering, and NEXT Future Transportation have agreed to collaborate on the creation of a cyberphysical test bed to test NEXT’s designs for modular self-driving vehicles. C2SMART will build and use scale models of NEXT’s vehicles along with simulations to test routing algorithms and operational policies for shared autonomous vehicles, helping the company to propose and start field pilots in cities.

Neurotech Reports Announces 2018 Investment and Management Conference for Bioelectronic Medicine

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 30, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neurotech Reports, the publisher of Neurotech Business Report newsletter, today announced the launch of the Bioelectronic Medicine Forum, the first investment and management conference for the bioelectronic medicine industry. The inaugural event will take place on March 22, 2018 at the Millennium Broadway Times Square in New York, N.Y.

Nation’s Best Track Stars Head to the Finals of the 44th Annual Colgate Women’s Games

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 29, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pratt Institute — From an initial field of thousands of girls and young women from all over the East Coast, some 230 top point-scorers in divisions from elementary school through college and beyond, have earned their way to the finals of the 44th annual Colgate Women’s Games. Persevering through four preliminary meets and a semi finals at Pratt, these young Olympic hopefuls have emerged as some of the country’s finest athletic talent.

Nation’s Best Track Stars Head to Semi-Finals of 44th Annual Colgate Women’s Games

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From an initial field of thousands, some 445 girls and young women from elementary school through college and beyond, have scored points to earn a spot in the semi-finals of the 44th annual Colgate Women’s Games Track and Field Series. From Georgia to Massachusetts, these gifted young competitors include some of the nation’s top-ranked athletes in their events and divisions.

Travel Advice: Top 5 Considerations for Retirees Purchasing Travel Insurance in 2018

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — today outlined five key points retirees should consider in regard to travel insurance before they hit the road in the coming year. ‘While travel can be complicated at any age, retirees are faced with additional considerations, especially when it comes to medical coverage,’ said Stan Sandberg, co-founder.

Winter Storm Doesn’t Slow Pace as Thousands Brave the Worst and Find Their Best at Third Prelim of 44th Annual Colgate Women’s Games

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pratt Institute: Thousands of young track stars braved the East Coast’s historic snowstorm to compete at the third preliminary meet of nation’s largest amateur track series for women, the 44th annual Colgate Women’s Games. From Boston to Georgia, girls of all abilities from elementary school through college and beyond continued to improve, with many leaders achieving nationally ranked scores.

East Coast Track Stars Heat Up Cold New Year’s Eve Second Prelim of The 44th Annual Colgate Women’s Games

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rising young stars and returning champions from all over the East Coast shared the spotlight throughout this holiday weekend at the second preliminary meets of the nation’s largest women’s amateur track and field series, the Colgate Women’s Games. Extreme cold temps had little effect on top contenders, some who come from as far as New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Virginia and Georgia, as they continue to improve an already fast national pace.

Returning Champions and Rising Stars Set Fast Pace at Opening of 44th Annual Colgate Women’s Games Track and Field Series

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Dec. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A number of personal best performances marked an exceptional early start to the indoor track season as East Coast athletes from Boston to Virginia competed in one of the largest opening preliminary meets of the 44th annual Colgate Women’s Games.

Up to 100 Percent OFF for 2017 Christmas and the New Year Giveaway from iCareAll

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iCareAll Inc. announces its biggest promotion and giveaway of the year 2017 to celebrate the coming Christmas and the New Year with its giving away of iCare Card Recovery Pro, 100-percent free of charge during the promotion, together with its biggest discount on iCareAll PDF Converter and iCare Data Recovery Pro to benefit users for PDF converting and data recovery. 2018 Predictions: Global Disruptions, Changing Demographics, Shifts in How We Shop are Key to Increased Growth in Travel Insurance

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Since 2012, travel insurance has been growing consistently at more than ten percent (10%) per year*, with recent activity driving even more interest, according to For 2018, Stan Sandberg, co-founder of, predicts similar growth, bringing the overall U.S. travel insurance market to nearly $3.5 billion.

Is Rock Music making a comeback? Dan Spirk releases debut single ‘So Good To Me’

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Harlem based Rock, Pop singer/songwriter Dan Spirk debut single “So Good To Me” is a highly personal look into the internal conflicts of a man. With the track being written and performed on all instruments by Spirk, the single is a song of ambiguous and personal satire. Delivered in a tongue and cheek romance. Wrapped up in “Bare Naked Rock & Roll” which debuted on November 26, 2017.

MobiMover 3.0: No.1 Free iPhone Data Manager to Transfer Photos/Contacts/Videos/Music to New iPhone X/8/8 Plus

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EaseUS has announced the new release of MobiMover 3.0, the third version of the free iPhone data transfer and management software. Compared to the previous version, MobiMover 3.0 has provided a more user-friendly interface and video transcoding prompt while transferring. Besides, the latest iPhone X in iOS 11 is perfectly supported by MobiMover. MobiMover 3.0 can be used to transfer files like Photos, Videos, Audios, Contacts, Notes, Messages, Calendars, Voice Mails and Safari Bookmarks & History in a cost-free way.

iMobie Rolls Out Its Biggest Thanksgiving Discount on AnyTrans for All PC and Mac Users

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 22, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iMobie Inc., a leading iOS and Android related software developer, today rolls out the biggest Thanksgiving 2017 sale promotion ever to celebrate this special holiday with customers – up to $20 OFF discount on AnyTrans, which aims to help more users to transfer, back up and manage their iOS data in a better way.

‘Tis The Season: How Travel Insurance Can Protect You During 2017-18 Winter Travel

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Winter is a wonderful time to travel, but it’s a time of year that calls for extra precautions when trip planning, reminds us. Whether it’s holiday travel, cold-weather adventures or sunny Caribbean beaches calling, smart travelers can plan ahead for the inevitable winter weather delays.

WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe Reforged for Faster 4K Conversion and HEVC Encoding

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Nov. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Digiarty Software ushers in a new 4K conversion era by having triumphantly reforged WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe. The new version V5.11.0 built on Nov.13 turns into a speedier and steadier QHD and UHD video converter blended in with hardware-assisted HEVC encoding, 2K/4K upscaling and downscaling, with the entire transcoding core being revamped.

NIF Group, Inc. Acquires Agency Intermediaries, Inc.

MANHASSET, N.Y., Nov. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NIF Group, Inc., a leading wholesale broker, program administrator and managing general agency and their parent company, JenCap Holdings LLC announces that they have agreed to acquire privately held Agency Intermediaries, Inc. and A.I.I. Insurance Brokerage of Mass., Inc. (A.I.I.). Both affiliated entities serve as MGA/contract binding authorities and wholesale insurance brokerages, respectively located in Guilford, Connecticut and East Douglas, Massachusetts.

RingBoost Adds New Services to Its Class-Leading Vanity and Custom Phone Number Offerings

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RingBoost, a premier provider of toll free and local vanity and custom phone numbers, today announced that it had significantly expanded its premium telecom offerings. Custom phone numbers are recognized increasingly as a key marketing tool for business, and the expanded features will help business owners to use their numbers even more effectively.

Artist Zepet Releases New EP

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pop rock artist Zepet recently announced the release of his new EP “Zepet” on November 1, 2017. The album features four distinctive tracks that will definitely stir up troubling emotions inside of listeners.

After 139 Years of Operations as Frenkel and Company, Venerable NY Insurance Broker Elects to Join EPIC

NEW YORK, N.Y. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Frenkel & Company, one of the nation’s most respected full-service independent insurance brokers and EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that they have joined forces.

RingBoost announces Ascend Hospice joins Primary Wave’s 1-800-Hospice Network

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., Oct. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RingBoost, a premier national provider of enhanced telecom services, today announced that Ascend Hospice has joined its 1-800-HOSPICE(TM) network. 1-800-HOSPICE(TM) is a national network of hospices that make use of the premium phone number services offered by RingBoost and share marketing services, including listings in the network’s AIDEFINDER directory. Ascend has secured the exclusive rights to use the 1-800-HOSPICE marketing phone number in New Jersey and Massachusetts.

How Group Travel Insurance Can Help Plan and Protect Your Next Group Trip

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whether it’s a family reunion, a school team outing, a destination wedding or friends just traveling together for a special getaway, recommends group travel insurance plans to protect their investments. Planning travel for groups of 10 or more on the same itinerary can involve a lot more logistics than the typical trip. The company’s Group Travel Site offers an easy and affordable way for group leaders or travel agents to offer trip protection to all of the members of the group and manage them all on a single site.

Leading Education Platform for Stock Market and Forex Traders Live Traders Announces Launch of its Scholarship Program

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Celebrating the breakthrough success of their education and training programs for Stocks, Options and Forex professional traders Live Traders have decided to give back to the financially less fortunate. The educational platform recently celebrated the launch of the Live Traders Scholarship Program where qualified students have a chance to go through the Live Trader training program for free or at dramatically deep discounts.