New York Business News - Page 26

Page 26 of New York Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Imus Remarks Damage Legacy of President Gerald R. Ford

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Jan. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Don Imus’ disrespectful and disparaging remarks about President Gerald R. Ford a month after his death carried a weight of historic proportions, according to FlatSigned Press, Inc.’s Chairman of the Board Tim Miller. ‘Because of Don Imus’ actions, much of the public never heard about the new information President Ford left the world regarding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy,’ says Miller.

Travelong Receives Award from Delta Airlines

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. – Jan. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Delta Airlines presented its yearly sales award to Travelong.com in recognition for its Outstanding Performance in 2007. A spokesperson from Delta noted that the award is rarely granted and Travelong is one of only seven companies this year to receive this notable achievement.

Kate Hudson’s Nephew is on the Front Cover of ‘The Baby Schedule Ruler’, a New Book by Author and Baby Whisper Dee Rule

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Jan. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In her new book, Dee Rule gives advice on baby scheduling, parenting, and breastfeeding. She wrote ‘The Baby Schedule Ruler’ (ISBN: 9780980126105), in the nursery, in the dark on her Palm Pilot. She is now announcing the availability of her new book at babyscheduleruler.com.

Barbaro to be Remembered with Statue in Central Park

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Jan. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A statue of Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro will be unveiled at the Central Park South location where a carriage horse was tragically killed last year. The unveiling will correspond with the introduction of a proposal titled Barbaro’s Law, urging the mandatory disclosure of race-related horse injuries and fatalities. ‘The Barbaro Memorial’ by controversial sculptor Daniel Edwards, courtesy of Manhattan’s Leo Kesting Gallery, will be unveiled April 30th, the week of the 134th Kentucky Derby.

Fareportal and Sam Jain Donate Two Air Tickets to Covenant House

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Jan. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FAREPORTAL is a technology solutions provider to the travel industry. Strategically located in ‘Silicon Alley,’ in the heart of New York City, their group of consultants is dedicated to harnessing the future of online travel technology for FAREPORTAL customers and partners. Covenant House New York is the nation’s largest adolescent care agency serving homeless, runaway and at-risk youth.

Implementation Solutions Celebrates its Newest Office

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Jan. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Implementation Solutions LLC, a technology consulting firm that services global investment management customers, announced today that it has formulated a subsidiary organization in Australia named Implementation Solutions PTY LTD. Simultaneously it also announced the opening of its seventh office, this time on Kent Street in Sydney, Australia.

CNBC Stocking Stuffer List Begins with Quik Pod(R)

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Dec. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quik Pod(R), created by Fromm Works Inc., the world’s first handheld extendable tripod, begins the list of CNBC’s ‘Pogue’s Holiday Gadget Picks List’ as selected by David Pogue, the personal technology columnist for The New York Times.

Voice Coaches Partners with Voices.com to Build Successful Voice Acting Careers

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Dec. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Voice Coaches, a voice over educational institution based in Schenectady, NY, has implemented a perfect way for their graduates to start their voice acting careers off by partnering with Voices.com, the industry’s online marketplace. Already trained and armed with a voice over demo, the grads from Voice Coaches will be able to manage their own website at Voices.com.

James Allen Launches Video Contest Promoting $3K Diamond Giveaway

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Dec. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — JamesAllen.com, the online diamond retailer, has announced the first in its series of video based contests to be held over the next twelve months. The Best Video Proposal contest invites participants to submit a video explaining or showing their marriage proposal idea. The winner of this contest will collect a diamond engagement ring valued at $3,000. (VIDEO)

AtPrime.com Empowers All With Free PENSION INSPECTOR Resource

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AtPrime Media, Inc. the sponsor of www.AtPrime.com, one of the top age 50+ web services, announced today an addition to its highly valued consumer resource THE PENSION HELPER, a new free service entitled THE PENSION INSPECTOR.

Talula’s Got It and Kids Are Going to Want It

CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. – Nov. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Talula Goes To New York’ (ISBN: 9781432705381), a new book by Jeanine Altreche, has a little of everything to entice a young reader. Adventure, suspense, fun and excitement including puzzles and clues making it an interactive story. Children will be learning without even realizing it, because the story touches upon interesting trivia and facts about some of the worlds most famous historical places.

New Report Examines Pharmaceutical Sales Force Effectiveness

LONDON, U.K. and NEW YORK, N.Y. – Nov. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the ever-increasing pressure to ensure maximum return on investment, sales force effectiveness is becoming a high priority in the global pharmaceutical industry. Reports have shown that while sales forces represent the largest spend in pharma sales and marketing, return on this investment has declined sharply in recent years.

MEDIA ALERT: Eularis to Address Marketing Return at Pharmaceutical Marketing Society Half-day Conference: ROI or RIP?

NEW YORK, N.Y. and LONDON, U.K. – Nov. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Andree Bates, president of the pharmaceutical analytics company Eularis, will be delivering a presentation on marketing return at the Pharmaceutical Marketing Society Half-day Conference: ROI or RIP. At 2:30 p.m. on Monday 26 November 2007, Dr. Bates will deliver a presentation titled, ‘What Can Be Measured?’

Metrofunk.com Launches Bringing Together Celebrities and Trendsetters

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Nov. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Metrofunk announced today that their invite-only social network built by trendsetters, Metrofunk.com, has officially launched. Metrofunk.com, a site devoted entirely to the genres of nightlife, fashion, music, and film will provide a centralized place for people to gather information on what is hot and trendy in the genres of their interest.

Metrofunk’s Red Carpet Launch Party at Stereo

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Nov. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Metrofunk announced today that their invite-only social network built by trendsetters, Metrofunk.com, has officially launched. Metrofunk.com, a site devoted entirely to the genres of nightlife, fashion, music, and film will provide a centralized place for people to gather information on what is hot and trendy in the genres of their interest.

CheapOair is a Hitwise Top 10 Award Winner for the Third Time Consecutively!

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Nov. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CheapOair, a top budget travel website dedicated to leveraging the latest technology to deliver cheap flights, is proud to announce that it has won the Hitwise Top 10 Award for the third time consecutively; ranking #9 by visitors among all U.S. Websites in the Travel Agencies Category for the Quarter ending July – September 2007.

CRNC and Digital Providers Form Service Provider Atlantic Metro Communications

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Nov. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — James Cornman and Stephen Klenert, two well-known executives on the New York technology scene, have joined forces to create a new managed internet services provider (ISP) known as Atlantic Metro Communications. All services previously provided will continue uninterrupted and will benefit from the merged network infrastructure and increased operational support staff.

Young Pop Singer Claims Songs Stolen, Distributed Online

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Nov. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Killian Wells, an up-and-coming young pop singer, songwriter and producer, has allegedly become the target of a stalker from British Columbia, Canada, according to his label Inferno Records. Wells claims the overly zealous fan has e-mailed and made multiple phone calls to his Manhattan recording studio posing as a DJ from a phony radio station in an attempt to obtain unreleased tracks and to set up an interview.

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.

The 5th Annual Bronx Independent Film Festival opens June 29, 2007

BRONX, N.Y. – June 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Bronx Stage & Film Company presents Part 1 of the 5th Bronx Independent Film Festival Friday, June 29 & Saturday, June 30, 2007 at 8:00 pm in the 500-seat Lovinger Theatre on the Lehman College Campus. The honorable Earl Brown, Deputy Bronx Borough President will help open the two day festival featuring twenty one films from around the world.

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.

Citysearch Voters Speak: SmartServ Solutions Ranked in Top Ten

BRONX, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bronx based SmartServ Solutions announced today that it has been ranked ninth overall for financial service firms in Citysearch.com’s annual ‘Best of’ reader’s poll 2007. The list included 4,946 companies within the entire New York area, and also included nationwide firms and agencies such as Washington Mutual, Citibank, Smith Barney and Morgan Stanley.

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.