New York Business News - Page 25

Page 25 of New York Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Metrofunk.com, The World’s First Invite-Only Social Network Built by Trendsetters FOR Trendsetters … Are you invited?

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Oct. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Metrofunk Corporation announced today that on November 15, 2007 they will launch Metrofunk.com, the world’s first invite-only social network devoted entirely to nightlife, fashion, film, and music. Metrofunk was created specifically to allow industry trendsetters such as nightclub promoters, fashion designers, music artists, and filmmakers, the ability to create, build, and monetize their individually branded online social networks.

TripMama Raises the Bar in Travel Comparison: Expands Its Technology and Ad Partners

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Oct. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TripMama, a leading travel comparison website, has announced several new upgrades to further improve the extremely popular web site, including new advertiser, Expedia.com. The New York based travel company works with the largest travel websites online to provide bargain hunters with the widest selection of discounted airfares.

Artist Protests ‘Iraq War Apathy’ with Prince Harry Statue – Sculptor Daniel Edwards to Unveil Latest Political Spectacle in London

NEW YORK and LONDON, England – Oct. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Prince Harry is the symbolic hero of a monument encouraging empathy for the Iraq War in the latest work by controversial New York sculptor, Daniel Edwards. The statue featuring Prince Harry will be unveiled at London’s Trafalgar Hotel October 11th during the Bridge Art Fair, courtesy of Capla Kesting Fine Art of Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

Advantage Trim and Lumber Company Announces the Release of Tigerwood Decking

BUFFALO, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Advantage Trim & Lumber today announced the release of Tigerwood Decking to finally give homeowners a low maintenance and long life deck material at a cheaper price than other hardwoods like Ipe. Tigerwood Decking gives homeowners an exotic hardwood deck that will last 25 years or longer.

CheapoAir Unveils 24/7 Customer Support

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Sept. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CheapoAir.com, a leading budget travel website catering to customers in cheap travel, has announced a sweeping overhaul to its customer service department, a spokesman from the company said yesterday. ‘Our customers spoke and we heard! We discovered that our customers were genuinely pleased with our products, but preferred reduced hold times.’

TripMama Expands Travel Search with the Launch of Hotel Comparison and Car Comparison

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Sept. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TripMama, a rising star in the airfare comparison arena continues to expand. TripMama launched August 7, 2007 to rave reviews and with some of the most notable travel sites online. TripMama has provided an optimum flight comparison shopping experience to our swelling consumer base.

CheapoAir is a Hitwise Top 10 Award Winner for the Second Time!

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Aug. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CheapoAir.com, a top budget travel website dedicated to leveraging the latest technology to deliver cheap airline tickets, is proud to announce that it has won the Hitwise Top 10 Award for the second time by Visitors among all U.S. Websites in the Travel Agencies Category for the Quarter ending April – June 2007.

TripMama, a New Airfare Comparison Travel Website and Travel Forum Hits the Web

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Aug. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TripMama is proud to announce the launch of their travel comparison website and travel talk forums, TripMama.com. Our airfare comparison tool empowers consumers to book the cheapest airfare from the top established brands online today.

JamesAllen.com Announces the Sale of a $412,000 Diamond Ring

NEW YORK, N.Y. – July 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading online diamond and jewelry retailer, JamesAllen.com has announced the sale of a $412,000 diamond ring, making it the largest sale in the Company’s nine-year history. This is a very significant sale as it represents one of the most expensive diamond rings ever to be sold via the internet.

JSM Music Produces Music for New Chevy Tahoe Ad Campaign Featuring Mary J Blige

NEW YORK, N.Y. – July 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — JSM Music owner and executive producer Joel Simon and his studio will have their own cause to celebrate at this week’s BET Awards. Tuesday night’s awards will include the world premiere of a new TV commercial featuring Mary J Blige – part of a campaign for Chevy Tahoe – for which Simon and JSM Music played a key role.

New Product Development and Portfolio Management Software

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Innovation Framework Technologies (IFT) announced today that its New Product Development and Portfolio Management software solution has been officially certified by Stage-Gate Inc, a recognized market leader in product innovation methods and best practices.

CheapBooks Personality Makes Appearance on America’s Got Talent

SYRACUSE, N.Y., June 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rich Natole, a voice talent for CheapBooks.com, made an appearance on America’s Got Talent on the Tuesday, June 12, 2007 episode. Natole, a master impressionist, showed off his skills while doing a John Travolta impression. Natole began lending his voice to CheapBooks in 2005 with the start of a national radio campaign.

Planet Billard Wins for Best Personal Web Site at the 11th Annual Webby Awards

NEW YORK, N.Y. – May 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Webby Awards, the leading international honor for the Web, today named Planet Billard as the People’s Voice Winner for the Best Personal Website of 2007. Planet Billard is the web site for George Billard, a leading Producer, Director and Cinematographer. The web site is a showcase of Mr. Billard’s video and photography from around the world. The site was produced by Mass Transmit

‘Paris Hilton Autopsy’ Educates New York City Teens – Interactive Drunk Driving PSA Promotes Safe Prom

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Apr. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paris Hilton’s naked ‘corpse’ could provide an invaluable service to students preparing for prom this season. An interactive Public Service Announcement featuring the graphic display of a tiara-wearing, autopsied Paris Hilton with removable innards is designed to warn teenagers of the hazards of underage drinking. The display also features Tinkerbell, Hilton’s forlorn pet Chihuahua with matching tiara, and debuts in the trendy Williamsburg, Brooklyn neighborhood where prom-goers frequently dine, courtesy of Capla Kesting Fine Art.

CheapoAir Upgrades and Introduces Auto-Airline Ticketing Technology from Fareportal

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Jan. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, CheapoAir.com announced in partnership with Fareportal, a complex Multi-Airline Auto Ticketing Technology that integrates a three tier fraud detection checkpoint system that issues e-ticket confirmation to customers within a fraction of a second. CheapoAir.com is also announcing Auto-Airline Paper Tickets to be integrated into FedEx Shipping Software.

LaCrosse Global Fund Services to Utilize CorrectNet infiPOINT(TM) Platform for Enhanced Manager Reporting

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CorrectNet today announced that LaCrosse Global Fund Services has selected the infiPOINT(TM) platform as its hedge fund manager reporting application. The system enables LaCrosse to provide hedge fund clients with online access to hundreds of back-, middle- and front-office reports on operations management.

Corporate Transportation Group Launches New Service that Gets Clients to Destinations on Time and in Style

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just in time for the holiday season, The Corporate Transportation Group, Ltd, (CTG), is excited to announce a bigger than ever fleet and expanded service to offer relief to busy shoppers and executives. CTG is a privately-held corporation that provides ground transportation services and travel-related solutions encompassing 450 cities, worldwide, to business and leisure travelers.

CheapBooks(TM) Finds Word-of-Mouth Advertising Proves Successful

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Dec. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A survey conducted by CheapBooks(TM) to find out how people learned of their business shows that the best form of advertising is word-of-mouth; 37 percent of respondents selected word-of-mouth advertising as how they heard about CheapBooks.

Online Jeweler JamesAllen.com Debuts New ‘Hearts & Arrows’ Diamond Collection

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — JamesAllen.com, one of the leading online jewelry companies has just announced the release of their Signature Ideal Cut ‘Hearts & Arrows’ Collection. This exclusive inventory of perfectly symmetrical diamonds represents the ‘creme de la creme’ of diamond cutting and is available only through the JamesAllen.com website.

Cheap Airfare and Budget Travel Web Site CheapoAir.com Signs up with TouricoHolidays.com Hotel Portal

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Nov. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CheapoAir.com Cheap Airfare and Budget Travel Web Site announced today that it has signed a distribution agreement with TouricoHolidays.com, one of the largest hotel portals in the world. CheapoAir.com.com will utilize Tourico’s hotel properties to create hotel and air dynamic packages to sell to its more than 1 million online customer base. TouricoHolidays.com has one of the most diverse hotel-negotiated rate portfolios in the world.

CheapBooks.com(TM) to Host Free Promotional Event with Syrus Yarbrough of MTV’s Real World Boston

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Nov. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CheapBooks.com(TM) is hosting an event at Aladdin’s Natural Eatery at 163 Marshall Street, November 15 at 10:30 a.m., near Syracuse University in Syracuse, N.Y.; the event will provide students, teachers and other interested people with the opportunity to mingle in an open forum with the popular reality TV castmate, Syrus Yarbrough, of MTV’s ‘Real World Boston.’

Brooklyn Writer Seeks to Expose Local Cult that Has Allegedly Destroyed His Life

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Oct. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This may be one for the X-Files; author Ellis Beyda, of the soon to be released book ‘Evil Eyes Evil Minds,’ challenges the commandment: ‘Love thy neighbor as you would yourself.’

CheapBooks Retains Law Firm Dickinson Wright to Argue Domain Name Disputes

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Oct. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CheapBooks.com(TM), a Web site that creates competition among book sellers, recently retained the law firm Dickinson Wright, PLLC, to represent them in areas of domain name disputes and acquisitions.

Castro’s ‘Last Visit’ to Central Park: ‘Deathbed Portrait’ of Fidel as Humanitarian Goes on Display in NY

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Oct. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capla Kesting Fine Art announced that an unveiling in Central Park of Fidel Castro on his ‘deathbed’ may be the last opportunity to say ‘farewell’ to the man some revere as a champion of civil rights. ‘Fidel Castro’s Deathbed Portrait,’ described as a colossal portrait of a solemn Castro at rest, will be unveiled at 10:00 am November 8th, just north of the monument for Cuban poet, Jose Marti.

CheapOAir Acquires State of the Art Call Center

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Oct. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, CheapOAir.com announced that, in partnership with its technology partner Fareportal Inc., it has acquired a 26,000 square foot Call Center. This state of the art Call Center is equipped with the latest VoIP Telephony and Call Center technology. The CheapOAir.com Call Center capacity currently is 240 Seats with scalability to 950 seats. The Call Center is utilizing MPLS connectivity with 5 MBPS dedicated connection linking its New York City office with its Call Center.

CheapoAir Upgrades Airline Fare Search Technology

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Sept. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, CheapoAir.com announced in partnership with Fareportal, a complex Flight Fare Search Technology enabling consumers to search for flights to airports within a 100 mile radius of the original searched airport. This technology will assist in providing lower competitive fares on CheapoAir.com. The user may select the option to search for additional airports within a given radius or may choose to ignore this advanced search option. Fares are usually 5-30% lower when the user selects this advanced search feature while conducting a search for cheap airfares.

Baby Suri Cruise Dumps $10,000 on Charity

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Sept. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GoldenPalace.com made room in their ever-increasing collection of pop-culture oddities by purchasing an item that brings new meaning to the term ‘celebrity crap’. The online casino bought Suri Cruise’s Bronzed Baby Poop for $10,000, which will be going to the Kristin Brooks Hope Center.

Film Buffs Get Ready for 20th Pan African Film and Television Festival – FESPACO

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Filmmakers, producers, distributors, and fans will gather in Ougadougou, Burkina Faso for the 20th Pan African Film and Television festival, February 24 – March 3, 2007. The official travel agency for the festival, New York based Access Africa, Inc., is offering a 10-day air/land package on Air France.

TomKat Skat Relisted on eBay – TomKitten’s ‘First Poop’ in Bronze is the ShaTizzle for Charity

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Sept. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Capla Kesting Gallery announced today that the Daniel Edwards sculpture of Suri Cruise’s first poop in bronze, which has been covered internationally in the press this week and was the most e-mailed photo on Yahoo! on Thursday, is now back on eBay. The auction will benefit the March of Dimes charity.

Controversial Sculptor Daniel Edwards Inspired by TomKat Child’s First Meal

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Aug. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, the Capla Kesting Fine Art gallery in New York announced the latest work by noted sculptor Daniel Edwards, famous for his celebrity-inspired themes, which depicts an interpretive ‘bronze casting of Suri Cruise’s first poop.’ The natural and inoffensive sculpture in bronze will be on display at the gallery in September and auctioned on eBay for the March of Dimes charity.

Alleged Suri Cruise’s Baby Poop Bronzed for Charity – Healthy ‘Evidence’ of Tom and Katie’s Baby Goes on eBay

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Aug. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bronzed baby shoes are out, and bronzed baby poop is in, for Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes as they celebrate baby’s ‘first poop.’ The commemoration of baby Suri Cruise’s first poop strives to be the evidence of her existence for a public yet to see photos of the superstar couple’s four month old infant. The sclupture, ‘Suri Cruise commissioned bronzed baby poop’ goes on display August 30th at Capla Kesting Fine Art in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg gallery district and will be offered on eBay with the proceeds to benefit the March of Dimes.

Implementation Solutions Proudly Unveils Their New Website

NEW YORK, NY – Aug. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Implementation Solutions LLC (www.impsolu.com), a financial services technology consulting firm headquartered in Manhattan that services global investment management firms unveiled their new and expanded website today.

Syntec Technologies and RTM Merge to Form Syntec Optics

PAVILION, NY – July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Syntec Technologies, the largest independent manufacturer of custom polymer optics in North America, and its subsidiary, Rochester Tool and Mold (RTM), announce they have merged under the name Syntec Optics, a name clarifying their strong commitment to innovative optics.

Implementation Solutions Celebrates its Newest Office

NEW YORK, NY – July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Implementation Solutions LLC, a technology consulting firm that services global investment management customers, announced today that it has opened its seventh presence. This time in Sarasota, Florida.

Step it Up: Most Comfortable Shoes Recommends the Best in Fashion, Comfort and Style Online

BROOKLYN, NY – June 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What comes to mind when you think about comfortable or orthopedic shoes? Thick soles? Ugly styles? Chunky designs? Yes, ‘comfortable’ shoes have been given a bad rap and are habitually associated with a lack of style in exchange for comfort. Well, a new online shoes site is giving this theory a run for its money.

Effective May 25, 2006: Jamestown Industrial Trucks, Inc. Changes Name to JIT Toyota-Lift

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jamestown Industrial Trucks, Inc. will begin conducting business as JIT Toyota-Lift to better convey their dedication to all of Western New York; not just the Jamestown area. JIT Toyota-Lift is Western New York’s only authorized Toyota forklift dealer.

Online Jeweler JamesAllen.com Introduces Exclusive Photographed Diamond Inventory

NEW YORK, NY (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Commencing Monday, May 22nd 2006, online diamond and jewelry retailer James Allen will start offering its customers more than 10,000 high quality photographed diamonds available exclusively on the James Allen web site.

Nation’s First Plant Conservation Day Established for May 18th to Recognize and Celebrate the Importance of the World’s Flora

BROOKLYN, NY – May 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Botanic Gardens Conservation International announced today that botanic gardens and zoos across the U.S. are celebrating the importance of plants to people and the planet on the nation’s first Plant Conservation Day, May 18.

Hello Gorgeous! Look And Feel Fabulous – For A Good Cause

NEW YORK, NY – May 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Noted beauty expert, marketing guru, and author Rachel Weingarten and the National Women’s Health Resource Center (NWHRC) will be partnering on a new initiative to encourage young women to take as much interest in their health and self esteem as they do in their appearance. A kick off cocktail party and book signing event scheduled for May 20, 2006, will be held at cult 14th & U Street corridor’s fashion and lifestyle boutique Muleh. The event takes place during the annual Book Expo America (BEA) conference, which takes place in Washington, D.C.

Dedication Honors Nude Britney Spears Giving Birth

BROOKLYN, NY – Mar. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A nude Britney Spears on a bearskin rug while giving birth to her firstborn marks a ‘first’ for Pro-Life. Pop-star Britney Spears is the ‘ideal’ model for Pro-Life and the subject of a dedication at Capla Kesting Fine Art in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg gallery district, in what is proclaimed the first Pro-Life monument to birth, in April.