Texas Business News - Page 15

Page 15 of Texas Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



DeRosa Mangold Consulting Wins Sage 2010 President’s Circle Award

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DeRosa Mangold Consulting, a full-service Value Added Reseller of accounting software and a Sage Platinum Partner, was recently recognized with the Sage President’s Circle Award for superior performance in fiscal year 2010, which ended September 30.

Attorneys for Michael Baisden, Daryl K. Washington and Aubrey Pittman, Announce Jury Issues Mixed Verdict in Copyright Infringement Case

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Michael Baisden’s attorneys, Daryl K. Washington and Aubrey ‘Nick’ Pittman, announced on Monday, a jury in Houston Federal Court reached a verdict in the copyright lawsuit filed by nationally syndicated radio and TV personality Michael Baisden. The mixed verdict allows for the return of Baisden’s copyrighted rights and allows the best-selling author to proceed with upcoming movie and television projects.

Whiteflash Inc. Achieves Certification for ISO 9001:2008

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., retailer of Ideal Cut Diamonds and Fine Jewelry, announced today that it has just been officially awarded certification for the ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System by SGS. It is believed that Whiteflash is the only jewelry company to have achieved this prestigious distinction.

Brian Gavin Diamonds Launches iPhone Application to Enhance Shoppers’ Diamond Engagement Ring, Loose Diamond and Jewelry Shopping Experience

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brian Gavin, a fifth generation diamond cutter and expert who literally grew up amongst diamonds and worked in his family’s diamond factory in South Africa, proudly announces the release of a mobile device application (app) that intimately connects mobile users with Brian Gavin Diamonds.

Whiteflash.com Calls Upon Leon Mege to Craft New Lotus Collection

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash, the leading online diamond marketplace, has collaborated with well known designer Leon Mege to create their newly launched Lotus Collection. Already known for their exacting quality, superior A Cut Above® Super Ideal Cut Hearts and Arrows diamonds, coupled with their unmatched focus on customer service, the brand now has yet another line which exemplifies why they are such a shopping destination for today’s savvy brides and grooms.

Neotrope and Music Computing Partner to Help Indie Musicians Raise Awareness to Online Media and Social Networks

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Music Computing today announced a strategic partnership with California-based PR and brand marketing company, Neotrope® to launch a program to help promote indie bands and musicians who purchase Music Computing’s products during 2011.

Dawn Westerberg Consulting LLC to Present Webcast on Social Media Strategy to Nonprofit Customers of JMT Consulting Group

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dawn Westerberg Consulting LLC, an integrated marketing and public relations services firm based in Austin, Texas, was selected by JMT Consulting Group to develop and present a webcast on social media for the firm’s customers and prospects.

Ezilon.com Announces Dedicated Site for US Local Directory

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Charles Michaels of Ezilon Inc. announces the company’s drive and dedication to supplying the foremost local and regional directory listings is now increased through the launch of its newest site at http://local.ezilon.com covering major cities in the United States. With this in mind, Ezilon Inc. doesn’t use auto listings as a way to fill its directory.

Be Still My Beating Heart: New Addition to Whiteflash.com ‘Lotus Collection’ Makes You Fall In Love All Over Again

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Extraordinary! This is the only word that comes to mind upon seeing Whiteflash’s newly unveiled ‘Lotus Halo’ design from their floral inspired ‘Lotus Collection’ co-created by master craftsman Leon Mege.

Dawn Westerberg Consulting LLC to Provide Strategic Marketing and PR Services to e2b teknologies

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dawn Westerberg Consulting, an integrated marketing and public relations services firm based in Austin, Texas, announced today it has been retained by e2b teknologies, a business software and consulting services company based in Chardon, Ohio.

CommunityJourney.com Launched on January 14, 2011, and is Now Available to the Public

SUGARLAND, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jaime Viancos is the owner and operator of the website Community Journey, as well as a devoted world traveler. For those seeking advice and insight on traveling the world, his site provides all that and more. He hopes to enlighten those who desire to travel, but simply cannot.

Dawn Westerberg Consulting LLC to Provide Strategic Marketing Advisory Services to Oasis Solutions Group

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dawn Westerberg Consulting, an integrated marketing services firm based in Austin, Texas, announced today it has been retained by Oasis Solutions Group, a business management software consulting firm based in Louisville, Kentucky.

Cogent Technology Group offers Market-Data Distribution Service in ERCOT Service Region

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cogent Technology Group announced today that they are now offering a Data Distribution Service (DDS) of ERCOT Nodal data to market-participants in the ERCOT service region of the Texas electricity market. The service utilizes Cogent’s Data Flow Manager (DFM) software to manage the extract data made available to market-participants on the ERCOT MIS portal. Cogent will maintain databases containing extract data for each market-participant client.

11th Anniversary Translates Into Big Savings for Whiteflash Customers

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What’s the best way to celebrate entering your eleventh year of successfully delivering the finest quality, and most comprehensive selection of spectacular diamonds on the Internet. Whiteflash has decided to pour on the good karma and pass on the savings with their exclusive 11th Heaven Promotion.

U.S. Residential Group Picks Up CMBS Special Servicing Assignment in Texas

CARROLLTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Another CMBS special servicing assignment has been awarded to U.S. Residential Group, Inc. through its Real Estate Services division. The assignment is for management services on Eagles Landing, a recently foreclosed 200 unit garden style apartment community located in Garland, Texas, a suburb of Dallas.

Music Computing Announces Next Generation Music Keyboard Workstations for Studio and Live Performance: StudioBLADE and iKeyDOCK

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Music Computing, Inc. today announced their brand new line of keyboard workstations for both gigging musicians and any size recording studio, are now shipping. The StudioBLADE and iKeyDOCK are complete, portable production stations, which either include a built-in Windows 7 64-bit PC with touch-screen and DAW software and virtual software instruments, or a docking system for any PC/Mac notebook.

Music Computing Rolls out New Large Format Motion-Controlled Multi-Touchscreens for Music and Non-Music Lovers Alike

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — They’re all the rage. They’re used by musicians, newscasters, business professionals, home theatre lovers and more. They’re large format multi-touchscreen controllers and they’re everywhere! And, Music Computing is the first company to deliver this revolutionary technology for amazingly low prices.

Union Ironworkers Prepare for ‘Green’ Jobs with Specialized Wind Turbine Training

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As more and more wind turbines are erected across the open plains, farmlands, and mountain ridges of the United States, the need for ironworkers with specialized construction skills has naturally grown, says the Iron Workers International Union. Ask anyone knowledgeable about wind energy, and you’ll quickly learn that the latest ‘green’ technology is nothing new to union ironworkers.

Brew Entrepreneur Takes Personal Passion to the Next Level with U.S.-Made Beer Accessory

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — James M. Beale, CEO of JMB Brewcraft, didn’t know what he was getting into when he traded in his teaching position for a life as a brewing entrepreneur – or did he? His patent-pending product (U.S. serial 12/789,329) was created by experimenting with some simple tools in his garage – a kitchen tablespoon, hammer and anvil, vice grips and clamps; the Brewcrafter(TM) beer-layering spoon was born.

Brian Gavin Diamonds Launches ‘Diamonds in Your FACEbook Sweepstakes’ – Facebook Fans can Win Diamond Pin or Grand Prize Diamond Pendant

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brian Gavin Diamonds announced today the launch of its ‘Diamonds in Your FACEbook Sweepstakes’ as part of its ongoing efforts to embrace social networking and reach out to new friends, current customers and fans online through social media.

The Thermal Angel Blood Warmer – Not Just for the Military Anymore

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Estill Medical Technologies, Inc., the creator of the Thermal Angel Blood and IV Fluid Infusion Warmer, announced this week its plans to distribute its fluid warming product line through Progressive Medical International (PMI).

Thermal Angel Blood Warmer Company Recruits Former Air Force Surgeon General to Sit on Medical Advisory Board

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Estill Medical Technologies, Inc., the creator of the Thermal Angel Blood Warmer, announced this week that Paul K. Carlton, Jr., M.D., Lt. General, USAF (Ret) has joined its advisory board. The Thermal Angel Blood and IV Fluid Infusion Warmer is a patented medical device that is being used by U.S. hospitals and military and emergency responders around the globe.

Veteran Programmer Launches CryptoFD for Flash Drive and Memory Device Protection

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hodson’s Software, LLC this week announced the launch of a brand new product – CryptoFD – designed to protect files on flash memory devices such as flash drives, SD cards, Micro-SD cards, compact flash cards and memory sticks. ‘There is no longer a need to limit use to expensive, protected USB flash drives,’ says Howard Hodson, software developer.

U.S. Residential Group Expands Property Base Throughout The United States

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — U.S. Residential Group – a full-service, fee-based multi-family management company with corporate offices in Texas, California and Connecticut – has been awarded the contracts on over 8,300 units over the last 60 days. Located coast-to-coast, these properties represent the full spectrum of conventional, affordable and special services properties and include both large and small multi-family communities.

Sharewell L.P. Completes the Purchase of its Electro-Trac EM Technology from E-Spectrum Technologies, Inc.

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sharewell L.P. is pleased to announce that it has completed the purchase of the patented, proprietary EM MWD technology jointly developed pursuant to an exclusive license agreement between E-Spectrum Technologies and Sharewell L.P. This unique technology was initially developed by E-Spectrum in cooperation with the Department of Energy.

First Houston Flamenco Festival

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In keeping with its mission to teach, preserve and promote Flamenco in its most authentic form, Del Espadin Flamenco and Spanish Dance Academy is proud to present Houston’s very first Flamenco Festival. From Thursday, October 28th, to Sunday, October 31st, Houston flamenco lovers and students will have the opportunity to experience first-hand all the passion and excitement of true ‘flamenco puro.’

Belly Dance Workshop with Suhaila Salimpour

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Soraya’s School of Belly Dance will host a workshop taught by internationally acclaimed belly dancer Suhaila Salimpour on Saturday, October 9 and Sunday, October 10, 2010. Ms. Salimpour is a well-known performer, teacher and choreographer of belly dance.

Marketing Strategy Expert Dawn Westerberg to Present Workshop on Social Media for Nonprofits

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dawn Westerberg, president of Dawn Westerberg Consulting LLC, will present two sessions on marketing strategy employing social media and online marketing for nonprofits at the Fourth Annual High Road to Success Conference to be held in St. Louis, MO, October 20-22 2010 for nonprofit professionals.

Whiteflash.com Offers Red Hot Fall Promotion

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Online jewelry retailer Whiteflash Inc. offers customers a complimentary pair of platinum and diamond stud earrings with the purchase of award-winning ‘Jennifer’ platinum and diamond engagement ring from Designs by Vatche.

Assure Regulatory Compliance with Lion Technology’s Hazardous Waste Management Training

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Businesses that generate hazardous waste in Texas must assure their operations comply with both the Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations and the additional mandates imposed by the Texas Commission of Environmental Quality (TCEQ). Annual training is required by law.

The Dating World Gets a Companion

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ever wonder why people pay a dating coach hundreds or even thousands of dollars? Otter Creek Motion Pictures announces the release of a new DVD – ‘Secrets of Successful Dating.’ This new DVD is designed to give the advantage of a dating coach and provides positive reinforcement in the privacy of the client’s living room.

Dawn Westerberg Consulting LLC Selected as Authorized Area Coach for Duct Tape Marketing Small Business Marketing System

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dawn Westerberg, president of Dawn Westerberg Consulting LLC in Austin, TX, is one of a growing group of entrepreneurs nationwide selected to participate in the Duct Tape Marketing Authorized Coach program.

Introduction to New Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rules at Environmental Regulations Workshop

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For those managers and supervisors who need an in-depth overview of today’s environmental regulations, Lion Technology Inc., the nation’s leading regulatory compliance training firm, will soon be presenting its Complete Environmental Regulations workshop in the area. Key topics include air quality, water quality, chemical controls, and waste management.

Bank Repossessions Hit Record High

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Foreclosure-Support, a market-leading source of foreclosed home listings and foreclosure market analysis, reported today that bank repossessions during the second quarter of 2010 topped out at 269,962 properties, the highest ever quarterly total since the foreclosure crisis began. The figure was up 5 percent from the previous quarter, and 38 percent from the second quarter of 2009.

Inmate Has Inside Scoop

AMARILLO, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Texas prison inmate, Eric Remerowski, is receiving much attention lately for his blog, ‘Saints Inside,’ where he discusses his life behind the walls and razor wire. His goal is to raise awareness about the many people with excessive sentences who have changed for the better and deserve a second chance at life.

Expert Diamond Cutter, Brian Gavin, Speaks on Hearts and Arrows Diamond Grading System at American Society of Appraisers International Conference

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brian Gavin, fifth generation diamond cutter and creator of his internationally renowned Signature Hearts and Arrows ‘super ideal’ diamond brand, was a featured speaker at the ASA International Conference Gems and Jewelry Program in Las Vegas, Nevada, July 26-28, at the J.W. Marriott Resort and Spa. Gavin detailed the development of his Hearts and Arrows Grading System and the strict parameters he enforces to ensure true, symmetrical hearts and arrows patterning.

Sandlin Custom Homes Breaks Ground on New Homesites in the Dallas-Fort Worth Market

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Signs of a recovering market are becoming more evident. The number of homes and developed lots continues to decrease steadily. One of Dallas-Fort Worth’s major homebuilders is doing what seemed impossible 18 month ago – rolling out an entire new phase in one of their most popular north Texas communities.

Multimodal Workshop by Lion Technology Teaches Hazmat Shippers The Latest Regulations

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) have stepped up enforcement to reduce undeclared and illegal hazmat shipments via airline, truck, rail, and ship. Undeclared shipments of hazardous materials are predominately aerosols and flammable liquids (e.g., paint and paint-related materials), as well as batteries, fireworks, dry ice, perfume products, and cigarette lighters.

Union Ironworkers Raise the Bar with Continuous Training, Competitions, and New OSHA Relationship

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While U.S. industries struggle to rebuild, today’s union ironworkers are preparing to lead the next wave of new business construction. That’s because amidst the economic challenges of the past several years the Iron Workers International Union – teaming with the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT) and the Ironworkers National Training Fund – has invested heavily in worksite-ready training programs for union ironworkers.

Whiteflash.com Searches for a Diamond in the Rough with New Design Competition

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Not only known for their prestigious selection of ‘A Cut Above’ (ACA) branded diamonds, Whiteflash.com, one of the most comprehensive and user-friendly online marketplace for fine diamonds and diamond jewelry, also has a robust custom design option. To celebrate Whiteflash’s 10th Anniversary and showcase their meticulous custom design work, they have partnered with online bridal portal RecycledBride to create the Design and Win Your Wedding Bands Contest.