Oklahoma Business News

Oklahoma Business News – including entertainment, finance, health and medical, non-profit, public policy and technology news from Oklahoma, U.S.A. (Okla., OK), as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.

Two Companies Are Answering the Demands of the Housing Market Shortage in Southern Oklahoma

DURANT, Okla., Oct. 28, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Green Oaks Development Corp. and Campbell Real Estate Group, two premier real estate development companies best known for their elegant custom-built residential projects and reputation for value and functionality, announced a recent partnership to develop a new master planned community, Pebble Brook Village, featuring 115 residential lots with minimum size of 1/2 acre per lot.

HostBridge Offers 32-Bit Redis for z/OS at No Cost and No Obligation

STILLWATER, Okla., Aug. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HostBridge(R) Technology, provider of high-performance integration and optimization software for IBM(R) z Systems(TM), is making its 32-bit HostBridge Redis for z/OS solution available free of charge.

Lead Sled Devil Tattoo of Oklahoma City, OK is now a Tatt2Away Studio Center

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., July 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rejuvatek Medical Inc., officially announces the Tatt2Away(R) non laser tattoo removal system is now available for the first time in the greater Oklahoma City area with Lead Sled Devil Tattoo’s Jimmy Vegas. The Oklahoma City location has come on board to offer to all its clientele certified tattoo removal as the first Tatt2Away Center in the state.

Princess Penelope Patch Shares Gold Strike Chili Magic at Tulsa State Fair

TULSA, Okla., Sept. 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — JAF Industries strikes again with a new marketing campaign for its Gold Strike Chili that is making people smile. So, what’s so special about it? It starts with a group of characters called the Magical Mine Moppets(TM), which includes the beautiful Princess Penelope Patch, who resides in a salt palace in the heart of Chili Mountain. Curious yet?

HostBridge Redis for z/OS Introduces Ultra-Scalable NoSQL Data Store to IBM z Systems Platform

STILLWATER, Okla., June 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HostBridge(R) Technology, provider of high-performance integration and optimization software for IBM(R) z Systems(TM), announces HostBridge Redis(R) for z/OS(R). The product makes Redis – the in-memory NoSQL data store at the heart of today’s ultra-scalable cloud and mobile apps – available for the first time on the platform powering leading enterprises worldwide.

The Gold Rush May Not Be Over: Strike it Rich with Gold Strike Chili

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Dec. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — JAF Industries recently launched a new and much anticipated entertainment chili product – Gold Strike Chili – a blend of premium ingredients that glistens like gold. ‘What makes our chili so different is not only the story behind the recipe, but its granular consistency which gives it a sparkly gold sheen when the light hits it,’ Ken Brown, president, JAF Industries, says. ‘It’s not only delicious, but beautiful too.’

Free IBM Mainframe Performance Testing Tool is Available from HostBridge

STILLWATER, Okla., Nov. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HostBridge(R) Technology, provider of high-performance integration and optimization software for IBM(R) CICS(R) and System z(R), is licensing its HBZT CPU Monitor Software (HBZT) to IBM mainframe users at no cost and no obligation. Customers can find information about HBZT and access the free download, with easy installation documentation, on the HostBridge HBZT web page.

Oklahoma Dental Organization Helps People in Need – Combined Gift of $400,000 will Buy a New 40-Chair Equipment Trailer

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Feb. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The number of Americans seeking help for dental-related pain at hospital emergency rooms is at a record high, says Delta Dental of Oklahoma. Dental ER visits increased from 1.1 million in 2000 to 2.1 million in 2010 and cost the healthcare system more than $2 billion annually.

New Health Care Reform Consulting Services Company Assists Employers with Tracking Employee Hours Across the U.S.

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Oct. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — American Fidelity Administrative Services, LLC (AFAS), the recent addition to the American Fidelity family of companies and established in response to great demand from American Fidelity Assurance Company’s (AFA) customers, now offers a tool to assist employers with the complicated Health Care Reform law that requires employers to track employee hours constantly to determine their eligibility for health care coverage.

Mobile Dental Unit Serves 10,000th Patient

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Sept. 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Delta Dental of Oklahoma announces that The Oklahoma Dental Foundation Mobile Dental Unit has provided free dental care to more than 10,000 patients as of Sept. 6. Dafne Soto, 8, of Oklahoma City was the honored 10,000th patient served on the mobile unit as it made a stop at the Latino Community Development Agency. Soto was one of eight children and youth who had an appointment for needed dental care that day.

JAF Industries Announces E-Cap Helps Meet Department of Energy Mandate

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Sept. 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The countdown has begun. The Department of Energy has imposed new regional efficiency standards for varying air conditioning and heating equipment effective May 1, 2013. And, JAF Industries’ e-cap is ready to help.

Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority Selects Cogent’s Data Access and Reporting Service to Manage Settlement Data

DALLAS, Texas, Oct. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cogent Technology Group announced today that their Data Access and Reporting Service (DARS) has been chosen by the Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority (OMPA) to manage their market settlement data as they enter the ERCOT power generation market.

Zombie Diaries Actress Joins Group That is Helping to ‘Get Drugs Out and Arts in,’ in Southeastern Oklahoma

MCALESTER, Okla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Victoria Summer is the newest celebrity name signed on to help a local group running a grassroots campaign called Take McAlester Back in southeastern Oklahoma. The campaign is geared toward getting drugs out of the area and implementing programs for children and adults alike that feed creativity.

SportsGoneCrazy.com Launched on September 26, 2010, and is Available to the Public

TULSA, Okla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dylan Woods owns and operates the new website, SportsGoneCrazy.com. It serves as a professional athletic entertainment source, highlighting crazy sports news and athlete updates, whether they are in trouble again, or injured from a recent game or practice. His website focuses on pro football, pro baseball, pro basketball, and pro golf.

Drug Prevention Campaign Receives National Support

MCALESTER, Okla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The word to describe the Take McAlester Back events is inspiring. The group kicked of their official campaign Saturday morning on Choctaw Avenue. Take McAlester Back is a grassroots movement to get drugs out and arts in, all throughout Southeastern Oklahoma.

Addiction Recovery Site Offers Free Information

MCALESTER, Okla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A residential drug rehab program, Narconon Arrowhead, has just set up a new Web site designed to allow anyone who goes to the site to download a free addiction recovery book entitled “Addiction Recovery For A Lifetime.” The book is designed to point anyone in the right direction regarding choosing a drug rehab center, how to get someone into treatment as well as the full components of addiction and how it is handled.

RealNerdsReelMovies.com Launched on September 27, 2010, and is Now Available to the Public

TULSA, Okla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dylan Woods owns and operates the new website, Real Nerds Reel Movies. It serves as an online community where people seeking movie insights can go to find answers, and to learn about the many different genres of movies and film of the past and present. His website says that every movie lover knows a great movie when they see one. For those movie nerds who watch so many movies, some of them actually evolve into movie critics – every movie nerd’s dream come true.

HostBridge v6.5, with New HostBridge for zIIP, Lowers Mainframe Integration Costs, Boosts Performance

STILLWATER, Okla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HostBridge Technology, leading provider of integration/SOA software for IBM System z mainframes, has released HostBridge version 6.5. ‘The new release builds on the enhancements recently introduced in v6,’ said Russ Teubner, HostBridge CEO. HostBridge v6.5 will be introduced in a live webcast on Tuesday, September 14.

12 EDGE Fund Applications Approved to Advance to Second Phase of 2010 Funding Process

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Economic Development Generating Excellence Policy Board announced that 12 pre-proposal applications from an initial field of 62 have been approved to advance to the next step in the 2010 funding evaluation process. This year represents the third round of funding disbursement from the EDGE fund; in 2009, five awards were granted totaling $7.5 million. This year, around $6.5 million will be available for award distribution.

Fun and Interactive Preview Marketing Tool Designed for 4 Styles of Learning

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 4 Styles Enter-Active Systems, a division of JAF Industries, recently released an interactive tool that allows potential consumers to preview books and other products in a manner that appeals to all four learning styles: auditory; kinesthetic; visual and reading/writing.

Delta Dental of Oklahoma Honored for Its Statewide Charitable Efforts

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Delta Dental of Oklahoma was recently honored for its contributions to the state’s nonprofit community. The Beacon Award honors 24 statewide businesses that have played instrumental roles in supporting nonprofit programs that help so many Oklahomans in need; the program recognizes finalists in six categories, with a Beacon Award winner in each category.

‘Brangelina Forever’ Inspires Harmony in Bedroom of $500K Home Built in Their ‘Name’

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phantom-Financial announces the December unveiling of the sculpture of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie in an amorous embrace by artist Daniel Edwards, just minutes from Brad Pitt’s own birthplace in the Oklahoma City Metro area. The sculpture is part of the 4,000 sq. ft., $500,000 house named The Brangelina, by the Los Angeles artist known as Xvala.

HostBridge Technology Reports Record Revenues in 2008

STILLWATER, Okla., April 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HostBridge® Technology, a leading provider of software that integrates mainframe data and applications with the latest web programs and other enterprise information systems, reported that 2008 was its second consecutive year of record annual revenues and income. The company achieved this growth as a result of a 69 percent increase in revenues from new licenses of its flagship HostBridge software product to Fortune 500 customers.

Pitt-Jolie Inspire Domestic Bliss in Fractured Housing Market

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., April 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just a few minutes drive from Brad Pitt’s hometown, a new home currently under construction is using the inspiration of Brad Pitt and his love interest Angelina Jolie to help create its ‘inner curb appeal’ in order to be competitive in the tough housing market. Named ‘The Brangelina,’ the house capitalizes on the image of Pitt and Jolie with the use of proverbs, tattoos and quotes reflecting their beliefs. The $500,000 home, by the artist known as Xvala, is expected to go on sale this summer, announced Buddy Haydel.

Service New to Oklahoma Area Hopes to Go Out of Business

SHAWNEE, Okla., Nov. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Child Shield, U.S.A.(TM), a national organization dedicated to the safety of America’s children has recently named a new registered Independent Agent for the Oklahoma City Area. Chad Mathews is a life long resident of Shawnee, Oklahoma and he shares with Child Shield, U.S.A. its goal of helping to prevent and recover lost, missing, abducted, and runaway children throughout America. ‘My goal in bringing this much needed service to the Oklahoma City area is that someday it will no longer be needed,’ says Mr. Mathews.

Homeowners Test Their Survival Skills in New Online Video Game Homeowners’ Revenge

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Nov. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — JAF Industries, creator of the E-Cap designed to protect exposed PVC pipes in the home, announces the release of a new online game that educates homeowners about the perils of nature and allows them to combat these issues through its new video game – Homeowners’ Revenge.

Amusing Ourselves to Death in the Art World

NORMAN, Okla., Oct. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Artist, Xvala, is introducing two new art series at MAINSITE Contemporary Art. The opening is scheduled for Friday, October 10 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 122 East Main Street in Norman. The works will be exhibited through November 29. The artist, Xvala, says he, wants to ‘look like Jeff Koons, feel like Damien Hirst, and be a prince like Richard Prince.’

E-Cap from JAF Industries Can Save Homeowners Thousands of Dollars on a $10 Purchase

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., July 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Atop your roof are up to half-a-dozen vent pipes, each one open to rain, dust, debris, insects, birds, and nocturnal animals, but a new inexpensive product has arrived to provide protection. It’s the E-Cap from JAF Industries. (VIDEO – VNR)

ONEsite Launches Social Network Appliance

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., May 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ONEsite, the leading provider of enterprise-class social sites and communities for media, entertainment, and lifestyle brands, today announced the SocialCore Appliance. Built using ONEsite’s patent-pending community technology, SocialCore enables any company to leverage the same platform used by World Wrestling Entertainment, Clear Channel, and Univision to create a customized community.

HostBridge Technology Record Revenues Continue in Q1 2008

STILLWATER, Okla., May 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HostBridge(R) Technology, the leading provider of mainframe-based software that allows companies to integrate mainframe CICS(R) applications with any type of distributed application, recorded 118% sales growth in Q1 2008 versus Q1 2007 and net income much higher than Q1 2007. The growth in Q1 2008 continues a string of increasingly strong quarters.

Price Universe is the Future of Price Comparison Shopping

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., May 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In today’s economy, every dollar counts and how people buy and sell products is quickly changing to meet economic need. Price Universe, LLC offers the first price comparison web site that gives the seller/merchant the ability to list one product for more than one price and also provides buyers with options as well.

HostBridge Technology Achieves Record Revenue in 2007

STILLWATER, Okla., April 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HostBridge(R) Technology, the leading provider of mainframe-based software that allows companies to integrate mainframe CICS(R) applications with any type of distributed application, achieved a 28-percent sales increase in 2007 resulting in the highest annual revenues in company history.

ONEsite Delivers Leading Social Network Scalability

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., April 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ONEsite, Inc., the leading provider of enterprise community and social networking software, announced today the launch of its new Class A datacenter and a series of wide ranging performance enhancements to the patent-pending technology of the ONEsite Platform.

Bondtrac, Inc. Launches Direct Counterparty Fixed-Income Live Order Message System

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., March 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bondtrac, Inc., a privately-held fixed-income information and analytics provider announced today the launch of Bondtrac Live Order Message, a pre-trade disclosed direct counterparty message system for the fixed income industry. The Live Order Message system maintains full price transparency with orderable offerings directly between counterparties without intermediary mark-up or commissions.

Altered Britney Spears Tabloid Image Challenges the Art World

NORMAN, Okla. – Feb. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Last year, images of Britney Spears’ shaved head were splayed all over the media. And, in celebration of Spears, Mainsite Contemporary Art in Norman is exhibiting an appropriated image for public viewing through March 28. Los Angeles artist, known as XVALA, set out to define Spears’ spiritual, emotional and economical value.

HostBridge Technology Supports IBM Rational Developer for System Z

STILLWATER, Okla. – Sept. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HostBridge Technology today announced support for Rational Developer for System z (RDz), Version 7.1. With this release, IBM customers can now enable business service integration for Customer Information Control System (CICS(R)) applications using an Eclipse plug-in that allows developers to create HostBridge services within the RDz environment and Service Flow Modeler (SFM) to invoke HostBridge as a node within the SFM model.

CA Certifies HostBridge as Interoperable with CA ADS and CA IDMS Online Applications

STILLWATER, Okla. – Sept. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HostBridge Technology, the provider of HostBridge software for XML-enabling CICS, today announced that CA has certified the HostBridge integration software as interoperable with CA IDMS. With this integration, CA IDMS and CA ADS online applications can become callable Web services that can be accessed by multiple platforms, application servers, or other host applications.

HostBridge Technology Accepted Into the IBM SOA Specialty

STILLWATER, Okla. – Aug. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HostBridge Technology today announced its acceptance to the IBM SOA Specialty after successfully completing IBM’s rigorous SOA technical and business requirements. With this achievement HostBridge integrates with the IBM software and strategy for SOA.

HostBridge Launches CICS Solution on the Pega Exchange

STILLWATER, Okla. – June 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HostBridge Technology, the provider of software for XML-enabling CICS, announced the availability of the HostBridge Pega Connector: proven integration software that runs on the mainframe and provides immediate access to CICS transactions as XML documents or Web services without the use of ‘screen scraping,’ changes to existing CICS applications, or middle tier servers.

CA Certifies HostBridge as Interoperable with Advantage CA-Ideal for CA-Datacom: Integration Using XML and Web Services

STILLWATER, OK – Feb. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HostBridge Technology, the provider of HostBridge software for XML-enabling CICS, today announced that CA has certified the HostBridge integration software as interoperable with Advantage CA-Ideal for CA-Datacom (Advantage CA-Ideal), enabling organizations to integrate Advantage CA-Ideal applications with Web services platforms, application servers, or other host applications.