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Entertainment and Technology Business Feature Summary for Week Ending May 26, 2006
Fri, 26 May 2006, 18:58:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - May 26 (PRnetwire) -- The weekly entertainment and tech business news round-up of feature stories originating from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: WhiteFlash.com, a diamond and jewelry e-boutique, creates celebrity wedding bands for Adrianne Curry and Christopher Knight; CyberTouch announces the Orion 32 - one of the largest touch-screen LCD monitors for professional applications; and Techlink Northwest is Named to Entrepreneur Magazine's Hot 100 List.

Online Casino Invests $11,000 to Pull Warren Buffett's Strings
Fri, 26 May 2006, 17:05:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - May 26 (PRnetwire) -- Popular online casino and eBay shopaholic GoldenPalace.com has added another winner to their portfolio today by acquiring Warren Buffett's signed DQ Ukulele for $11,211. The instrument was specially made for Buffett by Dairy Queen, a longtime economic and gastronomic favorite of the billionaire investor. The instrument has been personally played, and signed by Buffett who is widely regarded as the most successful value investor of all time.

Hollywood Couple, Adrianne Curry and Christopher Knight, Say 'I Do' with Custom Designed Whiteflash.com Wedding Bands
Thu, 25 May 2006, 23:26:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
HOUSTON, TX - May 25 (PRnetwire) -- Whiteflash.com custom designed one-of-a-kind wedding bands for the upcoming nuptials of Adrianne Curry, winner of America's Next Top Model, and Christopher Knight, of Brady Bunch fame. The two met on the set of VH1's Surreal Life last year and have been heading toward wedded bliss ever since. Whiteflash.com, a diamond and jewelry e-boutique, was heralded by Kiplinger's Magazine as 'Lord of the Online Rings.' The company's world-renowned jewelry artisans handcrafted the famous couple's wedding bands.

'LTCI Live' - Long Term Care Insurance, Hot New Topic on the Lecture Circuit; for Groups Seeking Speakers, LTC Financial Partners Offers Army of Experts Free of Charge
Thu, 25 May 2006, 22:48:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
KIRKLAND, WA - May 25 (PRnetwire) -- Local service clubs, community groups, and associations constantly need speakers to jazz up their meetings, but good ones - without big fees - are hard to find. LTC Financial Partners, the nation's most experienced long term care insurance brokerage, is filling the need with 180-plus experts on a hot new topic: long term care insurance.

Narconon Teams Up With Hot Music Group to Release Video that Depicts Real-Life Drug and Alcohol Addiction
Thu, 25 May 2006, 18:51:00 GMTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
TROIS-RIVIERES, QUEBEC - May 25 (PRnetwire) -- Narconon has recently released the draft version of the 'Losing Control' video-clip with a goal of generating interest for drug education and prevention. Based on a true story, the young man in the video is contemplating suicide due to a struggle with drugs and alcohol.

Cleveland Seminar Will Prep Agents for Long Term Care Insurance Bonanza; Following Tax-Friendly Legislation, Flood of LTC Applications Expected
Thu, 25 May 2006, 15:58:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
CLEVELAND, OH - May 25 (PRnetwire) -- Thanks to incentives from Washington, tens of millions of Americans will seek long term care insurance, but agents aren't prepared. That's the gist of a seminar for agents on June 3-5 in Cleveland, sponsored by LTC Financial Partners LLC. The Deficit Reduction Act of 2005, signed by President Bush on February 8, offers carrot-and-stick motivation for 77 million retiring baby boomers, and others, to buy long term care insurance rather than rely on Medicaid.

TIC International's Construction Services Division Has Officially Changed Its Name to Synergen Consulting International
Wed, 24 May 2006, 18:06:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
HOUSTON, TX - May 24 (PRnetwire) -- Technology and Industry Consultants (TIC International) has announced that its Construction Services Division has changed its name to Synergen Consulting International. This change was brought about by record growth in recent years of the firm's already established Construction Management and Claims Consulting Divisions, as well as the addition of a recently acquired Financial and Business Consulting Division.

New Service Will Support 'Long Term Living,' an Alternative to Yesterday's Long Term Care
Tue, 23 May 2006, 22:13:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
KIRKLAND, WA - May 23 (PRnetwire) -- LTC Financial Partners, a leading long term care insurance broker, and Interim HealthCare, a leading provider of home care services, are joining forces to reshape long term care. The two companies will help longer-living Americans keep on living at home in spite of disabilities that now banish millions to nursing homes.

Techlink Northwest is Named to Entrepreneur Magazine's Hot 100 List for Second Year in a Row
Tue, 23 May 2006, 20:29:00 GMTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
SEATTLE, WA - May 23 (PRnetwire) -- Entrepreneur Magazine released its latest hot 100 list of America's fastest-growing new businesses in America and Techlink Northwest, one of only two Washington state companies to make the grade, is named for the second year in a row.

Brown Investments, Inc. Announces ATM Placements in Tennessee and Mississippi Airports
Tue, 23 May 2006, 19:56:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
NASHVILLE, TN - May 23 (PRnetwire) -- The Memphis International Airport and the Tunica Airport in Mississippi are part of Brown Investments' plan to expand into the airports, hotels and office buildings markets. Brown Investments, Inc. is a full-service business brokerage and investments firm, specializing in the placement and sale of ATMs.

Online Forex Trading Support Companies Pair Up to Host Live Non-Farm Payrolls Training Event for Currency Traders
Mon, 22 May 2006, 21:49:00 GMTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - May 22 (PRnetwire) -- FXbootcamp.com and FXstreet.com have partnered to host an innovative, live, training event for foreign currency (FOREX, FX or 4x) traders on June 2, 2006 at 8:00 a.m. EST. Currency traders will receive live coaching during FOREX's most exciting event - the release of the Non-Farm Payrolls Employment Report. This is the most powerful fundamental report in the FOREX market and is issued by the United States Department of Labor on the first Friday of each month.

The Future of IVF: Genetic Infertility Testing Breakthroughs Hold the Promise of Higher IVF Pregnancy Rates and Lower Multiple Birth Rates
Mon, 22 May 2006, 21:14:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
DALLAS, TX - May 22 (PRnetwire) -- Several breakthroughs in the field of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), soon to be available in Texas exclusively at the Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM-Dallas), could dramatically increase the odds of a woman getting pregnant through IVF, while at the same time reducing the likelihood of multiple births.

Perception Software Releases EDAConnect - Connects Electronic Design Engineers to Enterprise PLM Systems
Mon, 22 May 2006, 19:15:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
AUSTIN, TX - May 22 (PRnetwire) -- Perception Software today announced the general availability of EDAConnect, which offers electronic design engineers an intuitive, easy to use connection from their EDA environment to their enterprise PLM system. Prior to EDAConnect, the only options available to organizations attempting to integrate their EDA design environment with their enterprise PLM systems were either internally developed or custom developed solutions. Both of these options presented problems when changes or upgrades occurred on either the EDA or the PLM systems

Is Another Hurricane Katrina Coming? New Survey Shows Floridians Grossly Unprepared for Hurricane Season
Mon, 22 May 2006, 18:24:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
PENSACOLA, FL - May 22 (PRnetwire) -- Despite being in the epicenter of hurricane activity, Floridians continue to roll the dice on hurricane insurance. Attorney Samuel Bearman finds that an alarming number of Florida residents do not have adequate insurance coverage, should a major hurricane hit the state.

Local Reproductive Clinic Celebrates Gift of Life with a 5-Year Baby Reunion
Mon, 22 May 2006, 17:05:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
GLENDALE, CA - May 22 (PRnetwire) -- The Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) in Los Angeles celebrated the gift of motherhood in a fitting way - by bringing together families that have been assisted in their efforts to conceive children over the past 5 years by SIRM(SM) physicians Brian Acacio, M.D. and Mory Nouriani, M.D. More than 350 people attended the celebration, which took place in Griffith Park on Saturday, May 13th. Activities included a catered lunch, pony rides, face painting and children's jumping houses.

CyberTouch Announces 32-inch Touch Screen LCD Monitor
Mon, 22 May 2006, 04:35:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
NEWBURY PARK, CA - May 22, 2006 (PRnetwire) -- CyberTouch is pleased to announce the Orion 32 - the latest and largest addition to its line of touch LCD monitors. Available now, this 32-inch diagonal (16x9 aspect ratio) touch screen LCD monitor is ideal for electronic signage, hospitality, kiosk and point-of-purchase applications. This larger size touch monitor allows designers to display more information and reduce the number of screens while increasing interactive efficiency.

Online Jeweler JamesAllen.com Introduces Exclusive Photographed Diamond Inventory
Mon, 22 May 2006, 04:23:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
NEW YORK, NY - May 22 (PRnetwire) -- 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.

Entertainment and Technology Feature Summary for Week Ending May 19, 2006
Fri, 19 May 2006, 23:32:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - May 19 (PRnetwire) -- The weekly entertainment and tech business news round-up of feature stories originating from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: VIGILAIR Systems, Inc. earns 'Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology' designation for air filtration system from Dept. Homeland Security; IO2 Technology launched the Heliodisplay(TM) M2, its revolutionary second-generation free-space video display; Controversial film about Israeli Woman and Palestinian Man, 'Another Road Home,' is now on DVD; and Seaweed Systems to distribute NVIDIA(R) Graphics Devices in aerospace and defense markets.

Chicago-area Businesswoman Wants to Donate 50,000 Millennium-Edition Newspapers to a Non-Profit Group for Use as a Fund Raiser
Fri, 19 May 2006, 22:48:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
HIGHLAND PARK, IL - May 19 (PRnetwire) -- Internet executive Sue Cohn of Highland Park, Illinois has been holding on to a cache of 50,000 new and uncirculated January 1, 2000 newspapers; most of them are the Chicago Tribune with a few thousand New York Times, Financial Times of London and USA Today also included in the lot. Her late husband purchased the newspapers in 2000 with the future intent of selling them online and in stores after they appreciated in value years later. In fact, most of the major city Millennium edition newspapers have already increased in value -- and are selling on eBay and other Websites anywhere from $5 to $20 each.

Unique Conservation Development Project Launched in the North Carolina Mountains Near Asheville
Fri, 19 May 2006, 17:54:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
ASHEVILLE, NC - May 19 (PRnetwire) -- In the midst of rapid real estate development growth in Western North Carolina, one person has come up with a novel approach for keeping this magnificent mountain land wild and natural. John Myers of Hickory Nut Forest, LLC, who has spent the past 18 years protecting over 20,000 acres for parks and trails, has designed a unique conservation development project in Hickory Nut Gorge, just 17 miles from Asheville.

A Faery Hunt! O.C. Now Playing In Huntington Beach Central Park
Fri, 19 May 2006, 00:58:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA - May 18 (PRnetwire) -- A Live Children's Interactive Adventure: 'A Faery Hunt! O.C.' If you're one of the many people who have seen a faery or two, or perhaps a troll, or even a symurg while walking the dog in Central Park, don't panic. You are not suffering from an illness or a disorder that makes you see these creatures. They really are there.

Nation's First Plant Conservation Day Established for May 18th to Recognize and Celebrate the Importance of the World's Flora
Wed, 17 May 2006, 22:23:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
BROOKLYN, NY - May 17 (PRnetwire) -- 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
Wed, 17 May 2006, 21:10:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
NEW YORK, NY - May 17 (PRnetwire) -- 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.

Detroit Area Cosmetic Surgeon is the First to Offer New Non-Surgical Eye Procedure to Lift Drooping Eyelids
Wed, 17 May 2006, 17:57:00 GMTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
DETROIT, MI - May 17 (PRnetwire) -- Eyes by Thermage(TM), is a non-invasive eye area procedure that was recently introduced, following a multi-center study that produced excellent outcomes and patient satisfaction; Mark Berkowitz, MD., Medical Director of Accents Cosmetic Surgery and Medical Spa in Sterling Heights, MI, is the first practitioner in the area to complete the training and offer the procedure to patients.

AlamoPoker.com Announces Results of the $1.9 Million Grand Series of Poker Held On-Line April 24 - 31, 2006
Wed, 17 May 2006, 02:16:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
LOS ANGELES, CA - May 17 (PRnetwire) -- AlamoPoker.com - The Home of Texas Hold 'Em - lists Grand Series of Poker results of the OnGame Network produced poker tournament. esults of the The Poker Classic, the next record breaking tournament and guaranteed prize pool of $5 million will be posted after the live finals are played the 30th of September.

Flying into the Future: Brown Investments, Inc. Announces ATM Placements in Tennessee and Mississippi Airports
Tue, 16 May 2006, 23:02:00 GMTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
NASHVILLE, TN - May 16 (PRnetwire) -- The Memphis International Airport and the Tunica Airport in Mississippi are among the first few to boast Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) provided by Brown Investments, Inc.

VIGILAIR Systems, Inc. Earns DHS 'Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology' Designation
Tue, 16 May 2006, 21:44:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
WASHINGTON, DC - May 16 (PRnetwire) -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has designated the VIGILAIR(R) Biodefense System as a QATT (Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology), in accordance with the SAFETY Act of 2002.

Greencomputer Introduces PowerElf II Black Edition
Tue, 16 May 2006, 17:08:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
EDMONTON, Alberta - May 16 (PRnetwire) -- Greencomputer Innovation, Ltd. today unveiled its new PowerElf(R) II Black Edition(TM) server appliance featuring a dual core Intel Pentium D processor which delivers up to four times the performance of the previous PowerElf model.

Baby Boomers and Empty Nesters Take Their Wealthy Inner Children on Vacation
Tue, 16 May 2006, 15:52:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
HOBOKEN, NJ - May 16 (PRnetwire) -- America's suburban families are growing up - and out. As baby boomers say good-bye to their adult children, this career-driven segment of society is rediscovering leisure time. The trend of swapping their city apartments (originally purchased as relief from killer commutes) with like-minded travel-bugs worldwide, has been on the rise, according to a recent member survey conducted by the website Digsville.com.

Next-generation Floating Mid-Air Display, The Heliodisplay M2 Features a Larger Display, New Features and Wider Range of Uses
Tue, 16 May 2006, 05:00:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - May 16 (PRnetwire) -- IO2 Technology announced today the release of the Heliodisplay M2, its revolutionary second-generation Heliodisplay(tm) free-space display. Like the first-generation Heliodisplay M1, the Heliodisplay M2 displays high-resolution, full-color video in thin air, without a physical screen. The M2 features a screen area 87% larger than that of the M1, and boasts many other improvements allowing for superior images.

Commodity Research Bureau Completes Acquisition of Commodity Price Charts from Futures Magazine
Tue, 16 May 2006, 04:43:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
CHICAGO, IL - May 16 (PRnetwire) -- Commodity Research Bureau, a Barchart Company, and a leading provider of commodity market information today announced the completed acquisition of Commodity Price Charts from Futures Magazine Group. The new flagship product, now branded as CRB PriceCharts, is a print publication focused on charting and technical analysis of financial futures, commodities and currency markets.

Seaweed Systems to Distribute NVIDIA Graphics Devices in Aerospace and Defense Markets
Tue, 16 May 2006, 04:00:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
ORLANDO, FL - May 16 (PRnetwire) -- Seaweed Systems, Inc., the leading developer and supplier of OpenGL(R) and X Window System embedded graphics solutions for safety-related embedded markets, announced today at the Wind River Worldwide User Conference in Orlando, FL that it will be fully supporting the use of NVIDIA graphics devices in the aerospace and defense market.

ANOTHER ROAD HOME: Israeli Woman/Palestinian Man - Controversial Film Now on DVD!
Tue, 16 May 2006, 03:00:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
PHOENIX, AZ - May 16 (PRnetwire) -- GeoQuest Entertainment Group, Ltd. releases its first DVD worldwide on May 23, 2006. ANOTHER ROAD HOME by Danae Elon, award-winning Israeli filmmaker and daughter of renowned writer Amos Elon, portrays her quest to find Musa Obeidallah, the Palestinian man whose love and sacrifice profoundly influenced her life. Diverse media and audiences have lauded this powerful documentary because it brings to the screen a deep humanity about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and does not shy away from confronting its controversial themes.

Free Local Seminar Offers Viable Alternative to Bariatric Surgery
Tue, 16 May 2006, 01:01:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LIVONIA, MI - May 15 (PRnetwire) -- Saturday, June 3 from 10:00 a.m. to noon, individuals who are considering weight-loss surgery will learn about a non-surgical, non-medical alternative in a free seminar held in Livonia. The free event is sponsored by Escape Obesity, Inc., a Michigan-based organization that assists individuals who are struggling with high levels of obesity.

What Inspires The Most Controversial Asked Question In History? Is There A God?
Mon, 15 May 2006, 23:59:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
SARASOTA, FL - May 15 (PRnetwire) -- Rod Hoskins Ministries is pleased to announce the release of Rod Hoskins' latest book, 'So . . . You want to know GOD' ($17.99 ISBN 1-59781-921-2), from Xulon Press. This new book addresses the heart issue of what people around the world are truly seeking. The real question is not if God exist, but rather, can I have a relationship with God?

Million Dollar Press Releases
Mon, 15 May 2006, 23:13:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
ROCKFORD, IL - May 15 (PRnetwire) -- PR veteran Robert Smith started in the world of publicity almost 8 years ago. After owning a child support company he started his own agency Robert Smith & Associates PR in 1998. Smith today announced his much anticipated book 'Million Dollar Press Releases: Guide to Boosting Profits Using Free Publicity' ($17.00 Aardvark Publishing) is available.

Drug Rehab News: Release of Overcoming Crystal Meth DVD
Mon, 15 May 2006, 22:49:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
TROIS-RIVIERES, QC, Canada - May 15 (PRnetwire) -- Narconon Trois-Rivieres announced today that after years of living under the influence of crystal meth, 'Will' finally overcame his drug addiction. Stuck in this tribulation of highs and physical weariness, he came to the brink of death, before eventually realizing how crystal meth had destroyed his life. In this gripping new DVD video, entitled 'Overcoming the Crystal,' the truth about crystal meth, its dangers, its treacherous effects and destructive power is finally revealed.

Total Computer Security - For Free!
Mon, 15 May 2006, 19:50:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
CHICAGO, IL - May 15 (PRnetwire) -- Throw out those expensive security packages. For no cost at all, SystemBodyguard, a new freeware product from Advanced Interactive Marketing, Inc. (AIM), will protect your computer against every threat imaginable.

Atreus Systems Expands Global Presence with Carrier Deployments on Four Continents
Mon, 15 May 2006, 06:00:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - VON Europe - May 15 (PRnetwire) -- Atreus Systems(TM), the leading supplier of provisioning software for VoIP, IMS, and advanced IP service bundles, today announced that as a result of its global expansion, the company has achieved a major milestone with the successful deployment of its IP Provisioning Software on four continents.

BroadSoft and Atreus Systems Launch Residential VoIP Self-Service Solution
Mon, 15 May 2006, 04:00:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - VON Europe 2006 - May 15 (PRnetwire) -- BroadSoft, the leading provider of VoIP application software, and Atreus Systems(TM), the leading supplier of provisioning software for VoIP, IMS and advanced IP service bundles, today announced that they have extended their partnership to help service providers launch residential VoIP services quickly and cost-effectively.

Business and Entertainment Feature Summary for Week Ending May 12, 2006
Fri, 12 May 2006, 23:34:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - May 12 (PRnetwire) -- The weekly entertainment and tech business news round-up of feature stories originating from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: Independent record of mankind's origins uncovered in a new color supplement to the best-selling book 'The Parthenon Code'; Controversial sculptor Daniel Edwards, notorious for his nude Britney Spears 'pro-life' birth sculpture, is featured in documentary to screen at the New Haven Film Fest; and M2SYS Technology's biometric fingerprint reader integrated into detention centers for positive inmate identification.

PR Expert Liisa Sullivan Joins Send2Press Newswire for Professional Press Release Writing Services
Fri, 12 May 2006, 21:13:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - May 12 (PRnetwire) -- Send2Press(R), a leading online news service since 1996, announced today the addition of PR expert Liisa Sullivan to its editorial team. Liisa will take on the role of lead writer for Send2Press' news release writing programs. Send2Press is a unit of Neotrope(R), established 1983 in California.

Every New York Mets Fan Needs this Book!
Fri, 12 May 2006, 16:30:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - May 12 (PRnetwire) -- Life Press, the newest publishing division of Sams Technical Publishing, LLC, has announced the release of 'For Mets Fans Only,' ISBN 0-7906-1334-4, from famous sports book author Rich Wolfe.

Ford Mustang Lovers REJOICE! The Book You Have Been Looking For is Right Here!
Thu, 11 May 2006, 23:59:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - May 11 (PRnetwire) -- Indy-Tech Publishing, the publishing division of Sams Technical Publishing, LLC, has announced the release of 'Ford Mustang Buyers and Restoration Guide: 1964 1/2-2007,' ISBN 0-7906-1326-3.

It's About More Than Air in the Tires
Thu, 11 May 2006, 23:49:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - May 11 (PRnetwire) -- Indy-Tech Publishing, the publishing division of Sams Technical Publishing, LLC, has announced the release of 'The Savvy Guide To Car Repair & Maintenance,' ISBN 0-7906-1321-2.

Ancient Greek Images Portrayed Genesis Events - Independent Record of Mankind's Origins Uncovered
Thu, 11 May 2006, 20:09:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
ANNAPOLIS, MD - May 11 (PRnetwire) -- Solving Light Books announced today the release of a 600-slide PowerPoint presentation, an expansion of the book, 'The Parthenon Code: Mankind's History in Marble' (ISBN: 0970543832) by Robert Bowie Johnson, Jr. The PowerPoint restores the east pediment of the Parthenon in color by computer, explains its meaning and, displaying more than 500 ancient images, shows that the characters and events portrayed in Greek art match those described in the early chapters of Genesis.

Prototype Units Ready for Shipment
Thu, 11 May 2006, 18:23:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SOLANA BEACH, CA - May 11 (PRnetwire) -- Armor Electric Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board ARME / ARME.ob) announces the first delivery of the frames and bodies from Hero Manufacturing in India for the Mexico pedi-cab contract. The units will be delivered to the Armor Las Vegas facility via air freight during the week of May 15th. Armor and Hero engineers together recently incorporated specific enhancements to the design of the front forks and the frame to better accommodate the power from the electric propulsion system.

FLChildcare Conducting Survey of Florida's Parents
Thu, 11 May 2006, 17:17:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
ORLANDO, FL - May 11 (PRnetwire) -- FLChildcare.com is seeking to get information from Florida parents about finding child care and other child-related options in their local area. Survey will be used to improve services offered by FLChildcare.com for Florida's minor children (tots to teens).

TTI Introduces WinBill Service Desk
Thu, 11 May 2006, 08:46:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
WALNUT CREEK, CA - May 11 (PRnetwire) -- TeleManagement Technologies, Inc. (TTI) the leader in Telecom Expense Management software solutions today announced the introduction of their new WinBill Service Desk. WinBill Service Desk is a totally web based tool that allows WinBill customers to Request, Order, Provision and initiate Trouble Tickets for their IT services 24x7.

Top 12 Critical Stock Trading Questions Answered in New Step-By-Step Special Report by 30 Year Trading Veteran
Thu, 11 May 2006, 08:00:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
DETROIT, MI - May 11 (PRnetwire) -- Profits Run, Inc., has announced online availability of their new Stock Swing Trading Special Report. It provides step-by-step answers to the Top 12 questions over 20,000 active stock traders asked their president, Bill Poulos, in a recent survey. This report provides free stock trading strategies usually only found in high-priced seminars.

Southern Software, Inc. Deploys Integrated M2SYS Fingerprint Software within Jail Management Platform to Multiple Detention Centers for Positive Inmate Identification
Thu, 11 May 2006, 07:05:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
ATLANTA, GA - May 11 (PRnetwire) -- M2SYS Technology, a biometric technology research and development company, announced today that Southern Software, Inc. of North Carolina, a leading provider of municipal and public safety products, has successfully integrated the M2SYS Bio-Plugin(TM) fingerprint software technology into its Jail-Pak(TM) inmate management application and has deployed it to detention centers in Roanoke, VA, Benton County, AR, Hamblen County, TN, and Uvalde County, TX.

Protect Yourself From Poker Cheats with PokerBodyguard
Wed, 10 May 2006, 23:31:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
CHICAGO, IL - May 10 (PRnetwire) -- Online poker players: you need never be cheated again! PokerBodyguard, a new freeware product from Advanced Interactive Marketing, Inc. (AIM), works to ensure that other online poker players do not rip you off.

Britney Birth Sculptor's Severed Head 'Obsession' Featured - A New Haven Film Fest Screens Documentary About Local Artist
Wed, 10 May 2006, 17:07:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
HARTFORD, CT - May 10 (PRnetwire) -- Britney Spears's pregnancy confirmation comes this week when filmmaker A. D. Calvo and controversial sculptor Daniel Edwards begin development on a short film about the making of Edwards's next sculpture of Ms. Spears giving birth. Calvo and Edwards are scheduled to talk briefly about their project following the screening of Calvo's quirky short documentary, THE SEVERAL SEVERED HEADS OF DANIEL EDWARDS. The film, selected by the New Haven Underground Film Festival, features a behind-the-scenes look at Edwards's Ted Williams Death Mask and will be shown this Saturday at the Wadsworth Atheneum.

Emergency Preparedness Finally Made Easy - User-friendly Home Inventory Guide Brings Simplicity to Record-keeping
Wed, 10 May 2006, 05:42:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LAS VEGAS, NV - May 10 (PRnetwire) -- The Ultimate Home Inventory Guide by Gail Barrick (ISBN 09767962-1-X) debuts on bookshelves this week, offering an easy way to save valuable information about personal belongings. The Guide addresses the critical need to have serial numbers and receipts within quick reach after an unexpected loss.

Author Dee Dee Phelps to Appear at Book Expo America
Tue, 09 May 2006, 22:44:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
LOS ANGELES, CA - May 9 (PRnetwire) -- Dee Dee Phelps, author of the recently released memoir 'Vinyl Highway,' singing as Dick and Dee Dee in the Sixties (www.dickanddeedee.com), is scheduled for an autograph session in the Trafford Publishing booth (Booth Number 1851) on Saturday, May 20th at the Convention Center in Washington, DC at Book Expo America.

Global Oil Tools Libya to Launch on the Libyan Stock Exchange
Tue, 09 May 2006, 21:32:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
TRIPOLI, Libya - May 9 (PRnetwire) -- In its 16th weekly regular meeting held Sunday evening in Tripoli to issue the resolution and the articles of associations of the market, The Secretariat of the General People's Committee has approved a draft resolution to the establishment of Libya's Stock Exchange Market.

Jurisdictionary(R) Legal Studies Club
Tue, 09 May 2006, 20:06:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
ATLANTA, GA - May 9 (PRnetwire) -- The Jurisdictionary(R) Legal Studies Club of Atlanta, GA (a local non-profit club) is hosting a seminar to benefit all people who need to know how to protect themselves from legal abuse ... people who can't afford a lawyer or aren't sure they can trust the lawyer they have!

Cimaware Software Releases AccessFIX 5 for the Recovery of Damaged Access Database Files
Tue, 09 May 2006, 16:52:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
MADRID, Spain - May 9 (PRnetwire) -- The latest update of Cimaware Software's Access database recovery program, AccessFIX 5, was released today. This program is designed to extract the structure and the tables' contents from damaged MDB and MDE Access database files. This major update includes new features such as the recovery of macros, modules, forms, reports, and all types of fields, including autonumeric, replica ID, and decimal fields.

Freddy&Ma Introduces Millions of Unique Handbag Designs by Allowing Customers to Design Their Own Handbags
Tue, 09 May 2006, 07:44:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
NEW YORK, NY - May 9 (PRnetwire) -- Freddy&Ma, a designer of handbags and accessories, today announced the opening of an online boutique for designing custom handbags: www.freddyandma.com. Fusing fashion and technology, the cutting edge website enables shoppers to direct the design process by combining different prints, leathers and hardware options to create original products. Most designer handbags are copied within weeks of release. Because Freddy&Ma ensures originality through millions of possible combinations, an F&M customer is unlikely to ever see another person carrying her unique design

Louisiana Independent Pharmacies Association: Independently Owned Pharmacies Face an Uncertain Future in Louisiana Due to Federal Budget Cuts
Mon, 08 May 2006, 22:20:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
BATON ROUGE, LA - May 8 (PRnetwire) -- With drastic federal cuts impending, most independent community pharmacies face a very uncertain future. 'I've been in business for 10 years and this is the first time I've truly feared for the future of my business,' said Ricky Guidry of Guidry's Pharmacy in Iowa, Louisiana.

The Pope of Pot Finds Success on the Internet with Temple420.org
Mon, 08 May 2006, 21:15:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
LOS ANGELES, CA - May 8 (PRnetwire) -- Temple420.org opened on April 20th to incredible success. There have been thousands of people flocking to the site and a true community is being created on-line. Two community members of Temple420.org have decided to get married and they have asked Craig X Rubin, the new Pope of Pot, to officiate over their Wedding. The other exciting news is that Rubin, the Temple's Reverend, is going to Washington D.C. to be trained as a preacher by Arch Bishop George Augustus Stallings.

Laptop Computer Missing from Hospital - Critical Patient Data Protected by The CyberAngel(R), Laptop Recovered
Mon, 08 May 2006, 19:48:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
ALEXANDRIA, MN - May 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) - CyberAngel(R) Security Solutions, Inc. (CSS, Inc.), a leader in computer Data Protection and Tracking & Recovery, is making headlines in Minnesota. On October 12th, a representative of Douglas County Hospital called and reported one of their laptop computers was missing. They use The CyberAngel Security Software on their laptops to provide Real-Time Data Protection and Recovery in the event of loss or theft.

Staples Offers Electronics Recycling at Home Office Expo and Select Area Stores
Mon, 08 May 2006, 18:24:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
BOSTON, MA - May 8 (PRnetwire) -- South Street Media, producers of the Home Office Expo, and Staples, lead sponsor of the Expo, announced today that Staples will kickoff a 15-day Recycling Event at the entrance of the Bayside Expo Center on June 2. During the entire run of the Home Office Expo, June 2 - 4, attendees can get $10 off the price of admission simply by bringing old computers, monitors, printers, laptops and fax machines for recycling.

Intellikey Labs HD-DVD Quality Assurance Disc Testing in High Gear
Mon, 08 May 2006, 16:59:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
BURBANK, CA - May 8 (PRnetwire) -- The mid-April release of HD-DVD players and software on the retail market kicked the production of high definition entertainment product into gear. The media industry's need for HD-DVD titles for retail distribution has been keeping Intellikey Labs' optical content testing in overdrive to meet studio release dates.

PHSN Limited and Enterprising Vision Inc. (EVI) forge an alliance to launch EVI's Patient Adherence Communications Platform - MemoText
Mon, 08 May 2006, 15:42:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
TORONTO, ON Canada - May 8 (PRnetwire) -- EVI, (a global development firm specializing in information systems analysis, design and management) and PHSN, (Canada's premier waiting room network) are pleased to announce a strategic alliance designed to facilitate improved patient adherence rates across the healthcare spectrum.

LTC Financial Partners Named Long Term Care Insurance 'Resource Partner' for Financial Planning Association(R)
Mon, 08 May 2006, 15:19:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
KIRKLAND, WA - May 8 (PRnetwire) -- Today LTC Financial Partners (LTCFP), the nation's most experienced long term care insurance brokerage, announced its selection as "Resource Partner" for the Financial Planning Association(R) (FPA(R)), the membership organization for America's financial planners and allied professionals.

Entertainment and Technology Feature Summary for Week Ending May 5, 2006
Sat, 06 May 2006, 18:52:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
LOS ANGELES, CA - May 6 -- The weekly entertainment and tech business news round-up of feature stories originating from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: Kubota Research and Ion Power, Inc. collaborate to accelerate fuel cell research; Java Juice(R) is a new liquid coffee extract that can be used to travel, hike, or infuse weak coffee; LifeSpan fitness equipment to include new patented Intelli-Sense(TM) safety features; and GameBeat Studios wins two ADDY awards for its work on the Wal-Mart Voices of Color(TM) Film Series campaign.

Tax Refund Can Be a Ticket to Financial Freedom
Sat, 06 May 2006, 00:01:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
LOS ANGELES, CA - May 5 (PRnetwire) -- Knockout Debt announced today that it is offering a Free Debt Consultation to all consumers who have received or will be receiving a tax refund. Knockout Debt's consultants will explain to consumers how a tax refund may be used to save thousands of dollars. With rising interest rates, spiraling gas prices, and higher credit card minimums, it is more important than ever before to eliminate credit card debt.

Books to Bookmark: 13 New Books Worth a Look for Spring 2006
Fri, 05 May 2006, 18:28:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
REDONDO BEACH, CA - May 5 (PRnetwire) -- Publishers Newswire (www.pubnewswire.com) announced today 13 new books 'worth a look,' announced during Spring 2006. Titles include 'Absolute Sudoku' by Masha Zager, learn sudoku puzzles with the guidance you always wanted; health expert Paul Harris, releases 'Superior Health Doctor Bernard Jensen's Way'; and 'Soccer Made Easy for Americans' by H. Steven Robertson, a 'how-to' book for kids and coaches of kids.

iMAX Business Solutions Rolls Out Wholesale Pricing on Credit Card Terminals
Thu, 04 May 2006, 23:59:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
DENVER, CO - May 4 (PRnetwire) -- iMAX Business Solutions, the leading Internet provider of discount credit card machines and credit card terminals, is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the top credit card terminal manufacturer's entire line of machines at wholesale prices.

Reaching New Heights: Java Juice(R) Liquid Coffee Extract Makes Huge Leap Forward in Backcountry Coffee
Thu, 04 May 2006, 18:14:00 GMTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
VENICE, CA - May 4 (PRnetwire) -- No time for brewed specialty coffee? Need a quick, pick-me-up? No worries. On the trail, at home, or at the office, just add hot or cold water to Java Juice(R) for a cup of the freshest-coffee alternative available.

Kubota Research Announces P-Wave(TM) MemBond(TM) and Collaborates with Ion Power, Inc. to Accelerate Fuel Cell Research
Thu, 04 May 2006, 07:00:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
HOCKESSIN, DE - May 4 (PRnetwire) -- Kubota Research Associates, Inc., headquartered in Hockessin, Delaware, announces P-Wave(TM) MemBond(TM), a revolutionary waterproof bonding process for the assembly of fuel cells, based upon the patented P-Wave(TM) technology, which clears major performance and cost obstacles to the manufacture of commercially viable fuel cells.

America's Vacation Center / American Express Accomplishes Industry First - Booking a Cruise from 30,000 Feet
Thu, 04 May 2006, 06:00:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN DIEGO, CA - May 4 (PRnetwire) -- America's Vacation Center / American Express (AVC) continued to break new ground last week, when agency co-president Brad Anderson booked a Royal Caribbean cruise while on a commercial flight. Using America's Vacation Center's exclusive Agent Power(TM) software and the satellite Internet connection on the Lufthansa 747 airplane, Anderson successfully booked a deluxe balcony cabin aboard the Freedom of the Seas.

LifeSpan Treadmills to Feature Patented Revolutionary Safety Technology
Wed, 03 May 2006, 02:00:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - May 3 (PRnetwire) -- PCE Health & Fitness, manufacturer of LifeSpan fitness equipment, announced it will incorporate a unique, load sensing feature into LifeSpan HOME series and PRO series treadmills. The U.S. patent office recently approved a patent covering LifeSpan's Intelli-Sense(TM) Automatic User Sensing Technology. Intelli-Sense(TM) is an intelligent, revolutionary feature which increases treadmill safety and allows for step-based programming.

Millenigence President Featured on Wall Street Reporter
Tue, 02 May 2006, 23:39:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
IRVINE, CA - May 2 (PRnetwire) -- Millenigence today announced that its president, Saied Kazemi, has been featured in an interview with the online financial forum, WallStreetReporter.com. The interview covers Millenigence and its newly launched service, Frucall.

New Ad Industry Column by Scott G Launched Online
Tue, 02 May 2006, 22:11:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
WOODLAND HILLS, CA - May 2 (PRnetwire) -- Advertising industry veteran and consulting creative director Scott G of G-Man Marketing in Los Angeles, announced today that his new column, 'Communication Nation,' will appear exclusively on Advertising Industry Newswire (AdvertisingIndustryNewswire.com).

LocaModa Releases StreetSurfer 3.2
Tue, 02 May 2006, 21:04:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
BOSTON, MA - May 2 (PRnetwire) -- LocaModa, Inc., a technology company powering 'The Web Outside,' today releases the latest version of StreetSurfer, a location-based interactive marketing platform for retail, entertainment, real estate, travel and tourism industries.

One Million Blessings Experiment
Tue, 02 May 2006, 19:41:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
DALLAS, TX - May 2 (PRnetwire) -- May 1st marked the final day of a unique online experiment created with the goal of reaching one million people through an emotion evoking, short movie designed by Texas writer and graphic designer Kate Nowak. It features a series of poignant blessings written to help people all over the world feel better about their lives.

Laborlawcenter, Inc Assists Michigan Employers in Compliance With New Labor Law Postings
Tue, 02 May 2006, 18:53:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, CA - May 2 (PRnetwire) -- LaborLawCenter, Inc. is notifying Michigan employers of the changes affecting the mandatory posting requirements (29 CFR 1903.2 (a) (1)), since the new minimum wage increase has been passed. With Michigan's new minimum wage going into effect, many employers will be out of compliance.

Podcast Fusion Launches as One of the Largest Podcast Directory Services on the Internet
Tue, 02 May 2006, 17:12:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
KANSAS CITY, KS - May 2 (PRnetwire) -- Pivotal View, Inc. today launched PodcastFusion.com, a new podcast directory service with more than 18,000 podcast listings. Podcast Fusion offers intuitive search features that allow users to easily find and preview some of the best audio and video podcasts on the Internet.

New Online Magazine for Advertising Industry Launched Today by Neotrope(R)
Mon, 01 May 2006, 23:59:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
TORRANCE, CA - May 1 (PRnetwire) -- Neotrope(R), an entertainment content and media company established in 1983, announced today the formal launch of Advertising Industry Newswire(TM), an online magazine with news, commentary, podcasts, articles and feature content covering the ad business from broadcast to Web.

GameBeat Studios adds Four Awards to its Growing List of Prestigious Industry Honors
Mon, 01 May 2006, 22:39:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
CHICAGO, IL - May 1 (PRnetwire) -- The industry honors just keep racking up for GameBeat Studios. The Chicago-based music production and sound design house recently received two Silver Addys in the 6th District Addy Awards competition for its work on the Wal-Mart Voices of Color(TM) Film Series campaign.

PC Kidz USA Announces Their Expansion into the Charlotte, North Carolina Metro Area
Mon, 01 May 2006, 21:29:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
TYLER, TX and CHARLOTTE, NC - May 1 (PRnetwire) -- Shawn Lippincott of Cornelius North Carolina will be the managing owner of PC Kidz Metro LLC, the sixth PC Kidz franchise in the United States. The new franchise will serve Mecklenburg, Gaston, Lincoln, Catawba, Iredell, Rowan, Cabarrus, Union, York and Stanley Counties in North Carolina. The company will offer computer education classes to preschool and school age children through public and private preschools, as well as through early education programs.

Send2Press(R) Newswire Announces NewsML Feed Support for News Aggregators
Mon, 01 May 2006, 19:23:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, CA - May 1 (PRnetwire) -- Send2Press(R), a leading online news service since 1996, announced today the re-launch of support for the NewsML format to allow content portals and news aggregators to easily pull full-text news stories from its wire service. Send2Press is a unit of Neotrope(R), established 1983 in California.

'The Art of Wig Design: A Katour Line Presentation' Delights and Educates Hair-Loss Sufferers
Mon, 01 May 2006, 15:13:00 GMTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 1 (PRnetwire) -- Have you ever wondered about the origin of wigs, how they are designed, or how to care for them properly? CEO of Katour Line Designer Wig Collection, Kym Williams, is here to lay those questions, and more, to rest in the form of her newly-released book: 'The Art of Wig Design: A Katour Line Presentation' (ISBN: 1-59971-637-2).

Armor Electric Announces New Board Member
Mon, 01 May 2006, 15:05:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SOLANA BEACH, CA - May 1 (PRnetwire) -- Armor Electric Inc. (OTC BB: ARME) today announced the appointment of Mr. Sam Karp to the Board of Directors. Mr. Karp is a resident of and premier builder/developer in the exclusive community of Rancho Santa Fe, located in southern California. Mr. Karp has a great interest Armor and believes in the exceptional potential of Armor's electric vehicle program sufficient to provide a substantial capital investment into the company in February 2005 and again in April 2006.

April 2006

Boating Industry Magazine Announces 2006 Top 100 and Leadership Alliance
Sun, 30 Apr 2006, 22:52:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - Apr. 30 (PRnetwire) -- Buying and servicing a boat is about to become a much easier task for consumers around the country when Boating Industry magazine announces its 2006 Top 100 Dealers, a ranking of those marine dealers that are unsurpassed in overall business operations, customer service, marketing and professionalism, later this fall.

Business, Entertainment and Tech Feature Summary for Week Ending April 28, 2006
Fri, 28 Apr 2006, 22:42:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, CA - Apr. 28 (PRnetwire) -- The weekly entertainment and tech business news round-up of feature stories originating from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: Autism Conference to be held in Utah in August; 20 elite women to be honored at the 2006 Hispanic Business Woman of the Year Awards in Las Vegas; Armor Electric Inc. obtains funding for environmentally-friendly Mexico City taxicab project; and ghost hunter Tony Hart-Wilden asks if you'd spend a night in a haunted house?

Mother of Miracle Child to Keynote International Autism Conference
Fri, 28 Apr 2006, 17:27:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - Apr. 28 (PRnetwire) -- US Autism & Asperger Association, Inc. (USAAA) announced today that Shannon Kenitz, Executive Director of the International Hyperbarics Association, will serve as the keynote speaker at USAAA's upcoming Autism Spectrum Disorder Premier International Conference, August 9-12, in Park City, Utah.

The 'Revolution' in Personal Hydration is Here Now - Using the Not-A-Bottle(TM) Container System
Thu, 27 Apr 2006, 21:22:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
ESTES PARK, CO - Apr. 27 (PRnetwire) -- Rocky Mountain Patents, LLC (www.RockyBusiness.com) today announced that its innovative Not-A-Bottle(TM) container system is poised to revolutionize the personal hydration market. 'The Revolution in personal hydration is here now! Instead of attempting to clean out permanent pouch systems, drinking bottles, or canteens, the Not-A-Bottle(TM) container system with a drinking tube or pop-up cap provides 'Instant Refill' by simply replacing the beverage bag,' says Charles Schroeder, Manager.

L.A. County Supervisor Gloria Molina and 19 Other Elite Women to Be Honored at the 2006 Hispanic Business Woman of the Year Awards
Thu, 27 Apr 2006, 16:29:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SANTA BARBARA, CA - Apr. 27 (PRnetwire) -- Trailblazer Gloria Molina, chair of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, will be honored as the 2006 Hispanic Business Woman of the Year in a special ceremony along with 19 other Elite Women. The special ceremony will take place Thursday, May 4, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, NV, and some seating is still available. Maria Silva from KVBC News 3 in Las Vegas will preside as this year's Mistress of Ceremonies.

Respondus Ranks First in Customer Satisfaction Survey of Higher Education e-Learning Vendors
Thu, 27 Apr 2006, 15:32:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
REDMOND, WA - Apr. 27 (PRnetwire) -- Respondus received the highest customer satisfaction score among 44 higher education e-learning vendors that were included in a report by The Alliance for Higher Education Competitiveness (A-HEC). The report is based on survey responses from leaders of Internet-supported learning initiatives in higher education.

American Alarm Saves Customers Lives, Averts Silent Killer
Wed, 26 Apr 2006, 22:32:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
IRVING, TX and WALTHAM, MA - Apr. 26 (PRnetwire) -- This year the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) honored one of their member companies for the life-saving efforts of a persistent salesman. John Dunton and Carol McKeen of Waltham, Mass. are alive today thanks to their decision to purchase a carbon monoxide (CO) detector from American Alarm and Communications, Inc., Arlington, Mass.

Traders Media Unveils InsideFutures.com
Wed, 26 Apr 2006, 15:28:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
CHICAGO, IL - Apr. 26 (PRnetwire) -- Traders Media today announced the release of InsideFutures.com, the futures and commodity industry's freshest destination designed to take an 'inside perspective' on futures trading. Serving traders of all skill levels - but particularly geared toward new market participants - the site is focused on industry education, commentary and analysis.

State Government Alert: Kentucky Defies Big Tobacco Lobbyists' Pressure by Seeking A Flat Tax on Cigarette Sales
Wed, 26 Apr 2006, 15:10:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
DALLAS, TX - Apr. 26 (PRnetwire) -- StatesOnTheTake.com announced today that Kentucky State Government officials could withdraw from the Master Settlement Agreement ('MSA'), despite fierce opposition from out-of-state, Big Tobacco lobbyists. The MSA was the original 'Stealth Cartel,' created under the guise of a "settlement" between Big Tobacco and the 46 state signatories.

Would You Spend the Night Alone in a Haunted House?
Tue, 25 Apr 2006, 21:31:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Apr. 25 (PRnetwire) -- Do you know of a haunted house or a strange location that people would cross over to the other side of the street to avoid after dark? Somewhere most wouldn't go to in a group, even in the daytime? Would you go alone and what about at midnight? There is one man that would: Tony Hart-Wilden, paranormal investigator and founder of Chasingmidnight.com - one of the Web's leading sites devoted to the mysterious and unexplained.

Unique Health Retreat Offers Lifestyle Changes in Paradise
Tue, 25 Apr 2006, 15:18:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
KAHULUI, Hawaii - Apr. 25 (PRnetwire) -- The sounds of the ocean, the smell of plumeria in the air, and the chirping of exotic birds in the garden. These are the attractions touted by 'The Road to Life,' a new and unusual health and lifestyle modification retreat in the isolated Hawaiian community of Hana, on the island of Maui. Sponsored by Rational Christian Ministries, a non-denominational Christian ministry dedicated to health and wellness education,

Arizona Attorney General Obtains Assistance of The Prison Authorizes to Prevent Tripati from Continuing to Disclose Judicial Corruption
Tue, 25 Apr 2006, 04:07:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
PHOENIX, AZ - Apr. 25 (PRnetwire) -- Victor Ruboylanes is a prison Librarian who does not like me challenging the judicial and prison system corruption. Ruboylanes falsely and maliciously advised another inmate that 'Tripati is a snitch' in a deliberate attempt to bring harm to me. In a prison, snitches are often assaulted or killed [Grievance A14027006]. Fortunately no inmate believed Mr. Ruboylanes and I was not hurt [CV1999-20257], states Anant Tripati.

City Network, Inc. Announces Financial Results for the Fiscal Year Ended December 31, 2005, Going Concern Qualification, and Resignation of Mr. Lai Tiao-Tsan
Mon, 24 Apr 2006, 20:24:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
TAIPEI, Taiwan - Apr. 24 (PRnetwire) -- City Network, Inc. (Amex: CSN), a company that designs, manufactures, and markets a comprehensive line of broadband and wireless Internet access solutions and consumer electronic products, announced financial results for the year end December 31, 2005. Net sales for the year ended December 31, 2005 totaled $14,320,409, compared to $15,674,613 for ten months ended December 31, 2004. The decrease in revenues for the year ended December 31, 2005 was due to a decline in the amount of sales of certain merchandise.

Westchester County Passes Wireless Network Security Law
Mon, 24 Apr 2006, 19:18:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
STAMFORD, CT - Apr. 24 (PRnetwire) -- Desktop Guerrillas offers businesses expert advice for securing their networks. Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in this country. Criminals are enticed with a precious bounty - your credit line. We've all gotten used to shredding our credit card statements, but what about the businesses that are cavalier with our personal information?

Armor Announces Funding Obtained for Completion of Mexico City Taxi Cab Project
Mon, 24 Apr 2006, 16:03:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
SOLANA BEACH, CA - Apr. 24 (PRnetwire) -- Armor Electric Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ARME) announces the company has completed financing in the form of a 'convertible note' with a substantial Investment Group in San Diego, California. This financing includes an initial payment to Armor of $215,000 USD and further payments up to a total of $600,000 USD to Armor based on the performance of agreed to 'milestones' between the parties.

Technology Entertainment Feature Summary for Week Ending April 21, 2006
Sat, 22 Apr 2006, 22:30:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, CA - Apr. 22 (PRnetwire) -- The weekly entertainment and tech business news round-up of feature stories originating from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: Respondus launches LockDown Browser for e-learning solutions; NamesBeyond opens registrations in the dotMobi (.mobi) domain; PCE Health & Fitness creates Intelli-Key(TM) interactive lighting system for its LifeSpan exercise equipment to make workouts easier than ever; and Munrab Entertainment plans to hold the world's first 'Canine Concert' featuring music only dogs can hear.

Renovations Make Meridian Hotel Orlando a Vacationer's Dream Destination
Fri, 21 Apr 2006, 18:24:00 GMTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
ORLANDO, FL - Apr. 21 (PRnetwire) -- The Meridian Hotel Orlando - Disney Maingate - has just been newly renovated. The entire property has been completely upgraded to better meet its Florida vacationers' needs, it was announced today by Orlandoescape.com.

'Best Inn in North America 2006' - Top Honors Again Go to Luxury Boutique-style Inn
Fri, 21 Apr 2006, 17:16:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
COLUMBIA, MD - Apr. 21 (PRnetwire) -- The Inn at Peralynna Manor, a small Maryland Luxury Inn, is voted by guests and recognized by Arrington's Inn Traveler Magazine, 'Best Overall Bed and Breakfast/Inn in North America 2006.' For the past two years, 2005 and 2006, Peralynna has taken top honors in competition with 33,000 Inns and B & B's in the US and Canada. In 2004, Peralynna was recognized by Arrington's as 'Best Inn in the USA.'

Asks Anant Tripati: Is Superior Court Judge Paul Gutman Biased Judicially and Racially?
Fri, 21 Apr 2006, 15:55:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
PASADENA, CA - Apr. 21 (PRnetwire) -- Judge Paul Gutman has allowed the law firm of Nelson and Fulton, representing Los Angeles County, to coach witnesses and falsify evidence in a suit challenging Fraud Upon The Court (BC343351) filed by Anant Tripati, a person of East Indian descent, against the County of Los Angeles. Tripati obtained deposition admissions of fraud upon the courts by former and current employees of the L.A. County DA's Office, and in one deposition a witness admits signing blank discovery forms in this case and blatant witness coaching occurs, states Bill Liebman, a Tripati supporter.

IP TV, Streaming Movie and Music Revenue Set to Explode, says Insight Research
Fri, 21 Apr 2006, 15:48:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
BOONTON, NJ - Apr. 21 (PRnetwire) -- Streaming video and music distributed across the Internet or directly to a mobile handset is fast becoming a mainstream entertainment delivery vehicle that will generate more than $27 billion in network-derived and content-derived revenue into the US markets by 2011, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation.

What Music Do Dogs Like to Hear? Survey asks in Prep for First Ever 'Canine Concert
Thu, 20 Apr 2006, 22:15:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
AUSTIN, TX - Apr. 20 (PRnetwire) -- Munrab Entertainment plans to hold the world's first 'Canine Concert' on May 9th, from noon to 1 pm, at Wooldridge Square (900 Guadalupe) in Austin, Texas, an event where live music is played at a sound level only dogs can hear.

NamesBeyond Launches dotMobi Registrations for Mobile Industry Members and Trademark Holders
Thu, 20 Apr 2006, 19:57:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
PHILADELPHIA, PA - Apr. 20 (PRnetwire) -- NamesBeyond, the leader in sponsored top level domain names, today opened registrations in the dotMobi domain to trademark holders and mobile industry association members. The .mobi domain name is reserved for Web sites specifically designed to work with mobile handsets.

Colorado Machinery Doubles in Size through Mergers
Thu, 20 Apr 2006, 19:15:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - Apr. 20 (PRnetwire) -- Colorado Machinery LLC has completed a merger that increases its store total from five to nine and broadens its product mix and geographic reach. On April 8, 2006, the Colorado Springs-based construction equipment company merged with Romer Mercantile, based in Holly and Lamar, Colo., and with Bi-State Machinery Co. Inc., based in Greeley and Ft Collins, Colo.

South Street Media and Telework Coalition Partner for Premier Home Office Expo
Thu, 20 Apr 2006, 01:18:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
BOSTON, MA - Apr. 20 (PRnetwire) -- South Street Media, producers of the Home Office Expo, announced today that they have partnered with The Telework Coalition - TelCoa, a Washington, D.C.-based group that brings together a diverse array of organizations, companies and individuals with the common interest of promoting awareness and adoption of telework and telecommuting in the workforce.

Embedded Toolsmiths new JTAGFLASHpro JTAG Flash Programmer Supports Fast, Productive JTAG FLASH Programming
Wed, 19 Apr 2006, 22:22:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
ACTON, MA - Apr. 19 (PRnetwire) -- Embedded Toolsmiths today announced the JTAGFLASHpro Flash programmer/Bring-Up Tool. JTAGFLASHpro is a stand-alone device for high-speed FLASH memory/device programming via the JTAG interface. It combines the hardware from Toolsmith's Guardian-SE family of high-speed JTAG Emulators with dedicated software, resulting in a JTAG device that can be used to program flash memory at very high speeds.

FREE Enterprise Portal Released for Microsoft, Novell, Redhat, and other Linux Distributions
Wed, 19 Apr 2006, 19:21:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
KANSAS CITY, MO - Apr. 19 (PRnetwire) -- Lumen Software, a leader in Portal technology, announced the release of their Lumenation v6.0 Portal with unlimited User Licensing. The Portal can be downloaded from the company's Website. Organizations can immediately begin providing key information to users appropriately based upon who the user is and what role they play in the organization regardless of the underlying OS (Microsoft, Mac, Linux, Unix).

ILM Technologies and Management Dynamics Form Strategic Business and Technological Alliance
Wed, 19 Apr 2006, 18:14:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
MONTREAL, QUEBEC and EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - Apr. 19 (PRnetwire) -- ILM Technologies, Inc. and Management Dynamics, Inc., a leading provider of global trade management solutions, today announced a strategic business and technological partnership to deliver top-quality, highly reliable e-Commerce and e-Trade Solutions to North America's manufacturers and exporters.

OutlookFIX 2, the Next Generation in Outlook Repair Released by Cimaware Software
Wed, 19 Apr 2006, 17:23:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
MADRID, Spain - Apr. 19 (PRnetwire) -- Cimaware Software releases today the second generation of its Outlook repair software. This utility is designed for the recovery of corrupt PST Outlook files; the recovery of deleted Outlook emails, attachments, notes and the rest of Outlook components, and the reduction of PST file size, solving the common 2GB file size problem.

'Virtual Classroom' Seminars to Help CPAs Stay Current
Wed, 19 Apr 2006, 16:36:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
ASHEVILLE, NC - Apr. 19 (PRnetwire) -- Indiana CPAs now have something to look forward to beyond the end of another hectic tax season. Starting next month, a new seminar series will make it easier for the state's 9,000 CPAs to satisfy the strict continuing education requirements imposed on them by the Indiana Board of Accountancy. On May 1, continuing education provider Leveraged Logic will begin offering a new series of seminars titled 'This Week in Accounting.'

Praise for New York's Public Education on Long Term Care Insurance; Leading Brokerage, LTC Financial Partners, Urges Other States to Follow the Lead
Wed, 19 Apr 2006, 15:38:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
KIRKLAND, WA - Apr. 19 (PRnetwire) -- Starting this Spring, a series of public seminars will enlighten New Yorkers on affordable financing of long term care. Under the Empire State's umbrella, residents will learn how to get private long term care insurance that is sweetened by tax breaks and relaxed Medicaid rules. The seminars will be held in convenient locations throughout the state.

The Active Network Acquires Content Management Provider IronPoint
Wed, 19 Apr 2006, 15:27:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SAN DIEGO, CA and VANCOUVER, B.C. - Apr. 19 (PRnetwire) -- Driving additional value for its clients in government, non-profit, golf and education markets, The Active Network, Inc., a leading provider of application services technology and marketing services to community service organizations, has acquired Vancouver, B.C.-based IronPoint Technology, Inc.

Organ Concerts Mark 1906 San Francisco Music Culture by Organist Keith Thompson April 22 and 23
Wed, 19 Apr 2006, 00:23:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Apr. 18 (PRnetwire) -- Keith Thompson plays an organ program highlighting the popular culture of 1906 San Francisco and its Earthquake at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA on April 22 and 23, Eugene Dong, an independent music producer, announced today.

Respondus Releases Browser for Secure Testing in Blackboard and WebCT
Tue, 18 Apr 2006, 23:42:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
REDMOND, WA - Apr. 18 (PRnetwire) -- Respondus, Inc. announces the release of Respondus LockDown Browser, a custom browser that creates a secure testing environment within the WebCT and Blackboard e-learning platforms. When students use Respondus LockDown Browser they are unable to print, copy, go to another URL, or access other applications. When an assessment is started, students are locked into it until they submit it for grading.

Marion Freedman, Realtor(R) Announces That She is now an Associate with Keller Williams(R) Realty Blue Bell
Tue, 18 Apr 2006, 21:29:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
UPPER DUBLIN, PA - Apr. 18 (PRnetwire) -- Marion Freedman, Realtor(R) is pleased to announce that she is now an associate with Keller Williams(R) Realty Blue Bell. Ms. Freedman, a licensed real estate broker has been successfully servicing the Montgomery county community for three years. Marion Freedman has recently acquired the Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR) designation is now even better equipped to handle a real estate customer's needs.

XenPromotions Introduces New Sales Incentive Product to Florida Market
Tue, 18 Apr 2006, 19:59:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
SARASOTA, FL - Apr. 18 (PRnetwire) -- XenPromotions introduces a new cost effective and unique sales incentive product called the $5,000 BonusPak to the Florida market. With numerous applications for businesses, organizations, colleges and universities, the BonusPak is a highly effective incentive tool to help anyone increase their traffic, ad response, closing ratios, customer loyalty, gifting and most of all, sales and profits!

New Technology in Treating Chronic Sinus Infections Performed in Texas by San Antonio Physician
Tue, 18 Apr 2006, 17:52:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SAN ANTONIO, TX - Apr. 18 (PRnetwire) -- Dr. Anthony P. Sertich II of San Antonio, Texas is one of the first physicians in Texas to offer a new, minimally invasive technology for treating chronic sinus inflammation. The Balloon Sinuplasty(TM) system uses a small catheter and balloon to quickly open and expand blocked sinuses. To date Dr. Sertich has treated over 40 individuals successfully, and many more are in line to receive the balloon sinuplasty procedure.

Cognitive Technologies Expands D.C. Operations
Tue, 18 Apr 2006, 16:00:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
ATLANTA, GA and WASHINGTON, DC - Apr. 18 (PRnetwire) -- Cognitive Technologies, specialists in people-focused project management services, announces the opening of a regional office at 1201 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 300, just four blocks from the White House, in Washington's East End business district.

Princeton Disc Appoints Avi Itzhakov as CEO and Partner
Tue, 18 Apr 2006, 15:49:00 GMTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
POINT PLEASANT BEACH, NJ -- Apr. 18 (PRnetwire) -- Princeton Disc has announced its appointment of Avi Itzhakov to the position of Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Itzhakov has served as Princeton Disc's Chief Operating Officer since January of 2001, and has been Director of Operations since 1999. He will also join Princeton Disc's Board of Directors and assume partnership in the corporation.

New Intelli-Key(TM) Feature on Lifespan Treadmills, Ellipticals and Bikes Takes the Guess Work Out of Your Workout!
Mon, 17 Apr 2006, 17:56:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - Apr. 17 (PRnetwire) -- For many, figuring out how to operate fitness equipment is more of a workout than the workout itself! That's why PCE Health & Fitness, manufacturer of LifeSpan fitness equipment, created Intelli-Key(TM) interactive lighting system. This revolutionary technology utilizes illuminated backlit buttons to provide an easier and better workout experience. Unique, patent-pending Intelli-Key(TM) is found only on LifeSpan treadmills, ellipticals and exercise bikes.

Syntec Expands Optical Diamond Turning Center to Give Defense Clients New Options
Mon, 17 Apr 2006, 17:27:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
PAVILION, NY - Apr. 17 (PRnetwire) -- Syntec Technologies, the largest independent custom plastic optics manufacturer in the US, has added a state-of the-art Nanotech 250 Diamond Turning Lathe at its wholly owned subsidiary, Rochester Tool and Mold. Rochester Tool and Mold is one of very few facilities worldwide with expertise in both opaque and optical molds. As an integral part of delivering this expertise, it offers full single point diamond turning as well as HRDT(TM), its patent-pending process for high refraction diamond turning.

$140 Million Dollar Claim Filed Against Los Angeles County District Attorney for Admitting They Falsified Evidence in Records and Search Warrant
Mon, 17 Apr 2006, 16:52:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Apr. 17 (PRnetwire) -- On April 14th, 2006, a claim was filed with the Los Angeles county Board of supervisors for 140 Million dollars by Anant Tripati. This stems from an admission by Richard Goldston, a former agent of the LA County District Attorney, during deposition on October 19th, 2005 that he falsified evidence concerning search warrant SW34227 as well as some related County records in a case against Mr. Tripati.

Top U.S. Converter Montecito Enters Medical Properties Market with Major Multi-Property MOB Acquisition
Fri, 14 Apr 2006, 20:46:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
JACKSONVILLE, FL and NEWPORT BEACH, CA - Apr. 14 (PRnetwire) -- Montecito Medical Investment Realty, LLC, the medical property acquisition affiliate of Montecito Property Company, LLC, in a joint venture with Buchanan Street Partners of Newport Beach, CA, has acquired a 14-building, 583,912 square foot medical office portfolio in a deal which closed on Monday. Montecito acquired the portfolio from the Florida-based Greenfield Group. The properties, which are on campus and adjacent to hospital complexes, are located in Florida, Virginia, Arizona and Indiana.

Entertainment Weekly Feature Summary for Week Ending April 14, 2006
Fri, 14 Apr 2006, 19:29:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, CA - Apr. 14 (PRnetwire) -- The weekly entertainment and tech business news round-up of feature stories originating from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: the largest online nursing community, Allnurses.com, celebrates its 10-Year anniversary; Easy Access Clothing launches fashion line that fosters independence and dignity for people with disabilities and special needs; and Beyond Belief Media launches attack on Easter holiday to promote movie DVD 'The God Who Wasn't There.'

A Faery Hunt! O.C. - A Live Children's Interactive Adventure
Wed, 12 Apr 2006, 22:31:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA - Apr. 12 (PRnetwire) -- The cast of A Faery Hunt! O.C. will dedicate their May 6th preview performance in Central Park to benefit the Shipley Nature Center in Huntington Beach. A Faery Hunt! O.C. is the new Orange County version of the very successful show A Faery Hunt!, which has run in Los Angeles for over a year. Proceeds from the May 6th benefit preview will be donated to the Shipley Nature Center. The official premiere will be Saturday, May 13th, 2006, with subsequent shows currently scheduled on Saturday mornings through June. Both the preview and the premiere will begin at 10:30 a.m.

The Katie Elise Lambert Foundation will be in Booth 305 at the Genuardi's Baby & Toddler Expo in Fort Washington, PA
Wed, 12 Apr 2006, 20:44:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
JENKINTOWN, PA - Apr. 12 (PRnetwire) -- The Katie Elise Lambert Foundation will participate in the Genuardi's Baby & Toddler Expo at the Fort Washington Expo Center, 1100 Virginia Drive, Fort Washington, PA, 19034. The Katie Elise Lambert Foundation will be in booth 305. Their Main Goal is to educate the public on the hidden dangers that present themselves in everyone's home. The Expo runs from April 21 - 23, 2006 and is open every day from 10 AM to 5 PM.

The Katie Elise Lambert Foundation will be in Booth 305 at the Genuardi's Baby & Toddler Expo in Fort Washington, PA, April 21 - 23, 2006
Wed, 12 Apr 2006, 20:44:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
JENKINTOWN, PA - Apr. 12 (PRnetwire) -- The Katie Elise Lambert Foundation will participate in the Genuardi's Baby & Toddler Expo at the Fort Washington Expo Center, 1100 Virginia Drive, Fort Washington, PA, 19034. The Katie Elise Lambert Foundation will be in booth 305. Their Main Goal is to educate the public on the hidden dangers that present themselves in everyone's home. The Expo runs from April 21 - 23, 2006 and is open every day from 10 AM to 5 PM.

Easy Access Clothing Line for People with Special Needs Changes Lives for the Better
Wed, 12 Apr 2006, 19:30:00 GMTEdited by Beverly West
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Apr. 12 (PRnetwire) -- Easy Access Clothing (EasyAccessClothing.com) today announced the launch of their new line of easy access clothing that fosters independence and dignity for people with disabilities and special needs. 19% of Americans have some level of disability.

Education Management Systems, Inc. Integrates M2SYS Fingerprint Software into School Lunch Line POS and Financial Software
Wed, 12 Apr 2006, 17:59:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
ATLANTA, GA - Apr. 12 (PRnetwire) -- M2SYS Technology, a biometric technology research and development company, announced today it has finalized a long-term agreement with Education Management Systems, Inc. (EMS), a leading provider of school nutrition and financial software to the K-12 market. This agreement will benefit school customers by enabling EMS to integrate and distribute M2SYS' leading edge fingerprint software technology within the ISIS(TM) financial administration and Meals Plus+(TM) lunch line POS solutions. The integrated fingerprint software is now available to EMS' established customer base of more than 3,000 schools across the country.

Authernative, Inc. Raises $2.5 Million in Series A Funding to Extend Its Position as Emerging Provider of User Authentication and Identity Management Solutions
Wed, 12 Apr 2006, 16:09:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
REDWOOD CITY, CA - Apr. 12 (PRnetwire) -- Authernative, Inc., the developer of innovative user authentication and identity management technologies, has raised $2.5 Million in Series A financing from venture capital and distinguished private investors including First Round Capital, WS Investments, Dave Duffield, Peggy Taylor, Ron Conway, and Scott Seligman.

New Website Provides Link to American Indian Nations - SNOW-RIDERS.ORG Bolsters Indian Chances for Vancouver Olympics!
Wed, 12 Apr 2006, 01:46:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
ASPEN, CO - Apr. 11 (PRnetwire) -- 'Ski communities across America can play a part of developing a Native American Olympic Ski & Snowboard Team for the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. It's thanks to US Ski Industry leaders suggesting that we create SNOW-RIDERS.ORG (Snowriders of American Indian Nations) to make it easier to invite tribes to ski, snowboard, and inspire snowblessings in their ancestral mountains,' said Olympic skier, Suzy 'Chapstick' Chaffee, co-chair of Native Voices Foundation (NVF).

Beyond Belief Media Launches Preemptive Strike on Easter
Tue, 11 Apr 2006, 17:22:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
HOLLYWOOD, CA - Apr. 11 (PRnetwire) -- Declaring War on Easter, Beyond Belief Media has launched a preemptive attack on the Christian holiday, the company announced today. 'Operation Easter Sanity' has already begun. Using its documentary 'The God Who Wasn't There' as the chief weapon, Beyond Belief Media is covertly planting DVDs of the film in churches throughout the United States.

Medication Compliance Could Save Billions - MemoText(R) Adds Voice Reminder Calls to System to Help Patients Remember
Tue, 11 Apr 2006, 16:55:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
TORONTO, ON - Apr. 11 (PRnetwire) -- When it comes to health related therapies, compliance is an issue for millions of Americans. Whether it's forgetting to take a daily pill for birth control or cholesterol, testing blood glucose levels for diabetes, or heart or HIV medications we all have the tendency to forget. MemoText(R) from Enterprising Vision Inc. now offers reminder services to any telephone, landline or cellular phone in order to accommodate, and integrate into, the lifestyle of the patient.

Stuck on 'Dear...'? LetterRep.com Helps You Start and Finish the Tough Letters You Don't Want to Write
Mon, 10 Apr 2006, 23:40:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
FORT LEWIS, WA - Apr. 10 (PRnetwire) -- Ironic that with all the ways people communicate via text-e-mail, instant messaging, text messaging-letter-writing remains a task most dread. Particularly letters to creditors, collection letters, letters of condolence, and other missives of an uncomfortable nature. LetterRep.com offers more than 700 letter templates for the difficult letters you have to write but just don't know how to start or finish.

Largest Online Nursing Community Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary
Mon, 10 Apr 2006, 19:38:00 GMTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - Apr. 10 (PRnetwire) -- It's how nurses surf the Web! Allnurses.com has been the leading online nursing community since 1996 and is happy to celebrate their 10-year anniversary this month.

A Revolution in News Delivery
Mon, 10 Apr 2006, 19:08:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
CHICAGO, IL - Apr. 10 (PRnetwire) -- CustomXML, a groundbreaking new product from Advanced Interactive Marketing, Inc. (AIM), will change the way we receive our news and information online. And best of all, it's completely free to download and use!

Felicia Middlebrooks to Keynote the 19th Annual Administrative Professionals Day(R) Luncheon
Mon, 10 Apr 2006, 18:39:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
CHICAGO, IL - Apr. 10 (PRnetwire) -- On Wednesday, April 26, 2006 the Chicago Lake Shore Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals(R) (IAAP) will host the 19th Annual Administrative Professionals Day(R) Luncheon. 150 Administrative Professionals and Executives from businesses throughout the city and surrounding suburbs traditionally attend the event.

Married Couple Seeks Success and Fortune through Launch of the Tallest Homepage on the Internet
Mon, 10 Apr 2006, 15:51:00 GMTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Apr. 10 (PRnetwire) -- Are you interested in creating a message for the world to see? A new Website, Tallesthomepageoninternet.com, may be the answer. So, what exactly does the 'tallest' home page mean? It means just what it says. It is the first Website on the Internet which has a homepage that is taller than ordinary height. When printed out, it is over 250 pages long or more than 240,000 pixels tall.

Technology and Entertainment Feature Summary for Week Ending April 7, 2006
Sat, 08 Apr 2006, 02:01:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, CA - Apr. 7 (PRnetwire) -- The weekly entertainment and tech business news round-up of feature stories originating from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: Plangarden launches the first vegetable garden design application that runs on the Web; Lumen Software announces free AJAX / LAMP+ middleware; Federal Court issues a prompt trial date in Skyline Software's patent case against Google Earth; and screenwriter/author Jessie Jamie Coleman penetrates new literary territory by publishing 'Sex on the Side.'

Prescription4Love, LLC Launches Web Site
Fri, 07 Apr 2006, 18:33:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
ATLANTA, GA - Apr. 7 (PRnetwire) -- Prescription4Love, LLC launched its Web Site today; www.Prescription4Love.com is an online dating service specializing in special health conditions, Cancer, Diabetes, IBS, Obesity, Deafness, Allergies, Hepatitis, Infertility/Impotence, etc., including STD conditions. These days, many people are seeking others online and consequently, specialized alternative dating services have emerged.

Sakaii Research Launches Zenostim - A Non Stimulant Diet Aid
Fri, 07 Apr 2006, 17:22:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
KELOWNA, B.C. Canada - Apr. 7 (PRnetwire) -- Sakaii Research Inc. a research based nutraceutical company and emerging power in the nutritional supplement industry announces the launch of their new weight loss product called Zenostim. The product is designed to help individuals reach weight loss goals through multiple mechanisms of action. Zenostim works to control appetite with Hoodia Gordonii and with the most powerful weight loss ingredient found in Green Tea known as EGCG.

Influential Judge Robert Myers Hired to Help Crisis in Arizona State Prison System
Fri, 07 Apr 2006, 16:16:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
PHOENIX, AZ - Apr. 7 (PRnetwire) -- Paul Carter, assistant Arizona Attorney general from Tucson, Arizona, acting on behalf of Daryl Johnson, confidant of prison director Dora Schiriro in Phoenix, advised Judges Ruth Hilliard and Paul Katz that prison Wardens and Deputy Wardens are 'flunkies,' with NO authority to authorize inmate Tripati to posses law books and legal materials, states Tripati [CR 2002 15874 and CR 2005 11562].

Expanded Access Program for Rexin-G Provides Genetic Medicine to Cancer Patients, First Revenues for Epeius Biotechnologies
Fri, 07 Apr 2006, 15:40:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SAN MARINO, CA - Apr. 7 (PRnetwire) -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation announced today that the Philippine Bureau of Food and Drugs (BFAD) has approved an Expanded Access Program for Rexin-G(TM), the lead product of Epeius Biotechnologies, developed for the treatment of metastatic cancer. Following the landmark approval of Rexin-G(TM) for the treatment of all solid tumors, the Expanded Access Program extends the clinical applications of the world's first targeted genetic medicine to many more cancer patients and enables Epeius Biotechnologies to recoup some of the costs of its ongoing clinical trials in Manila.

UltiMount(TM) Coastal Post Mount Meets AC174, Works with Most Post Systems and Withstands Harsh Environments
Thu, 06 Apr 2006, 17:36:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
YOUNGSTOWN, OH - Apr. 6 (PRnetwire) -- American Way Manufacturing introduces a universal post mount for decking that meets AC174 performance guidelines and is engineered for long-life in harsh environments. Meeting AC174 is assurance that UltiMount(TM) Coastal post mounts conform to structural load ratings and deflection performance criteria of applicable building codes and testing methods for guardrail/handrail strength.

New York Seminar Will Prepare Agents for Long Term Care Insurance Explosion
Thu, 06 Apr 2006, 16:22:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
WHITE PLAINS, NY - Apr. 6 (PRnetwire) -- Long term care insurance used to be a hard sell. Now it can be an easy sell, if done right, thanks to insurance-friendly pressure from Washington and Albany. That's the thrust of a seminar for agents on April 19-21 in White Plains, New York. The Deficit Reduction Act, signed by President Bush on February 8, offers carrot-and-stick incentives for millions of Americans to buy long term care insurance; and the states, including New York, are weighing in with additional incentives. 'We're expecting an avalanche of applications,' says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners, host of the event.

Columbia Tower Club Invites Public to Charity Gala, Casino Night
Thu, 06 Apr 2006, 15:43:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SEATTLE, WA - Apr. 6 (PRnetwire) -- In one of Seattle's most popular fund-raisers, the Columbia Tower Club will hold its third annual Casino Night on Saturday, April 29, on the top floor of the Columbia Center, the tallest building west of the Mississippi. The general public as well as club members may purchase tickets, a departure from the club's members-only norm.

Plangarden Launches First Web-Based Vegetable Garden Design Application
Wed, 05 Apr 2006, 23:00:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
HALF MOON BAY, CA - Apr. 5 (PRnetwire) -- Plangarden launches the first vegetable garden design application that runs on the Web. Vegetable gardeners can easily and quickly create a visual layout of their garden and populate it with vegetables. And because Plangarden.com is a Web-based application, users can choose to make their 'virtual gardens' viewable to others in the Plangarden community to exchange gardening advice.

Lure Segue, LLC is Top Product Selection and Wholesale Account Savings!
Wed, 05 Apr 2006, 22:21:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
CINCINNATI, OH - Apr. 5 (PRnetwire) -- Lure Segue, LLC is an established software company who, since 2000, has been designing and developing complex software applications for their business clients. In celebration of Lure Segue's June 1, 2006 software release of the new Premier Client Acquisition Marketing Software application, we will waive our one time processing fee of $59.95 for a wholesale account for companies and individuals.

FREE AJAX Middleware Environment / Framework
Wed, 05 Apr 2006, 20:17:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
KANSAS CITY, MO - Apr. 5 (PRnetwire) -- Lumen Software, a leader in AJAX / LAMP+ middleware, announced today it will release Lumenation v6.0 and its SDK LightBulb free to users. The user role based middleware environment / framework, coupled with Lumen's mature AJAX z-Windows engine, provides developers with the ability to rapidly create scalable, high end browser based applications.

iMAX Business Solutions Today Announced its Support of the Microbusiness Development Group
Wed, 05 Apr 2006, 18:14:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
DENVER, CO - Apr. 5 (PRnetwire) -- Our goal is to help small businesses expand. Beyond the free equipment, everyone at iMAX Business Solutions is looking forward to helping the small business owners expand their business by offering all types of electronic payments.

Special Exercises Help Beginning Guitarists Learn Faster
Wed, 05 Apr 2006, 17:39:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
HOUSTON, TX - Apr. 5 (PRnetwire) -- If you've gotten frustrated with learning to play the guitar, don't give up yet. Greg Varhaug, of Greg's Guitar Lessons, is a Houston musician and guitar teacher who has spent over 15 years developing and testing effective learning shortcuts for guitarists, and he offers some unique advice to aspiring players.

Poker Syndicate Announced Today the Appointment of Vincent 'Vinny Nap' Napolitano as Spokesperson
Wed, 05 Apr 2006, 15:36:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LONDON, UK - Apr. 5 (PRnetwire) -- IGV Limited, (privately held), which owns and operates the web sites PokerSyndicate.com and ImperialPoker.com, announced today that Vincent 'Vinny Nap' Napolitano, has officially joined Poker Syndicate as the Site's official spokesperson. Vincent will be joined by other Poker Professionals at Poker Syndicate as part of the formation of 'Team Syndicate' to be announced later on in the week.

Federal Court Issues a Prompt Trial Date in Skyline's Patent Case Against Google Earth
Tue, 04 Apr 2006, 23:21:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SKYLINE, VA - Apr. 4 (PRnetwire) -- In a patent infringement case asserted against Google Earth (Google's 3D mapping software) a federal court judge in Massachusetts has issued an expedited discovery and trial schedule in response to plaintiff Skyline Software System's request for a preliminary injunction. The court has not yet ruled on the motion, but issued a claim construction determination and gave Skyline a prompt trial date - usually a strong indication that the court views the claims of patent infringement as having real substance.

World Gym Unveils New Pricing Structure
Tue, 04 Apr 2006, 20:27:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
BRENTWOOD, TN - Apr. 4 (PRnetwire) -- World Gym today unveiled a new pricing structure for sixteen franchised locations across Tennessee and Georgia. The 'pay as you go' month-to-month membership that has no long-term commitment is available immediately at all participating locations.

Online Poker for Mac Now Available
Tue, 04 Apr 2006, 19:09:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
JACKSONVILLE, FL - Apr. 4 (PRnetwire) -- Pacific Poker now has an online poker for Mac(R) software that will allow Macintosh poker players to play online poker without compatibility problems. Online poker for Mac users has come to the online poker giant known as Pacific Poker. Pacific Poker's new software will detect Mac operating systems and take them to a Mac specific poker page.

Epeius Biotechnologies Establishes Corporate Headquarters in San Marino, Calif. - Facilities Include a Clinical Research Unit Dedicated to Evaluating New Genetic Medicine for Cancer
Tue, 04 Apr 2006, 18:08:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SAN MARINO, CA - Apr. 4 (PRnetwire) -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation (www.epeiusbiotech.com) announced today the establishment of its main corporate headquarters in San Marino, California. The specialty pharmaceutical company has been granted Orphan Drug Status by the FDA for its lead product Rexin-G(TM), an innovative anti-cancer agent that seeks out and destroys metastatic disease. Rexin-G(TM) has been tested in a wide variety of cancer types, including pancreatic cancer, breast cancer, colon cancer, uterine cancer, laryngeal cancer, smooth muscle cancer (leiomyosarcoma) and skin cancer (malignant melanoma).

America's Vacation Center Wins American Express Travel Representative Excellence Award
Tue, 04 Apr 2006, 16:51:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SAN DIEGO, CA - Apr. 4 (PRnetwire) -- America's Vacation Center announced today that it was named winner of this year's prestigious American Express U.S. Consumer Travel Network (CTN) Representative Excellence Award. America's Vacation Center joined the American Express network in 1987 and because of their commitment to customer service has won the award every year that they have been part of the network.

Chicago Author Uses 'Sex' to Penetrate Hollywood's Filtering System
Tue, 04 Apr 2006, 15:59:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
CHICAGO, IL - Apr. 4 (PRnetwire) -- Sidestepping Hollywood's closed-door policy and writing beyond the bounds of Los Angeles, screenwriter and author, Jessie Jamie Coleman, hurtles into new literary territory by publishing her original screenplay, 'Sex on the Side' thus opening the door to showcase her work to the world, it was announced today by Autumn Girl Press.

Hot New Company Profit Booster: Long Term Care Insurance
Tue, 04 Apr 2006, 15:31:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
KIRKLAND, WA - Apr. 4 (PRnetwire) -- For working Americans and their employers, caring for an incapacitated parent or spouse can be expensive. 'It's costing an estimated $659,000 over the lifetime of each and every employee,' says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners, publisher of a new guidebook on the subject. That figure includes time spent away from work caring for family members, lost wages, and lost contributions to Social Security and pensions. In addition, companies suffer from reduced productivity as employees worry about their loved one or rush off to handle emergencies. Talent pools drain as a firm's most seasoned people leave to become full-time caregivers.

New Workshop Teaches Business Owners, Entrepreneurs and Business Professionals to Dramatically Increase Profits and Personal Revenue
Tue, 04 Apr 2006, 00:06:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LAGUNA HILLS, CA - Apr. 3 (PRnetwire) -- Internationally acclaimed speaker, author and prosperity coach, Karen Curry will be presenting her innovative two-day intensive training, Prosperity Boot Camp at Awakenings Metaphysical Bookstore, May 6-7. This unique workshop combines cutting-edge energy psychology techniques with innovative goal-setting and wealth-building strategies. Participants will learn how to radically increase their income potential as well as improve personal satisfaction and balance in their lives.

Car Dealers Learn New Ways to Grow Hispanic Business
Mon, 03 Apr 2006, 21:01:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Apr. 3 (PRnetwire) -- Coast to coast more dealers are starting to tap into the sales potential of their local Spanish auto buyers market. They are reaching out to the Hispanic community in ways that didn't exist just a couple of years ago. Joe Leonard of Darcars Auto Group in Rockville, Maryland is one of those dealers. He's spent the last 6 months focused almost entirely on building this under served segment of his market. An effort he says has brought in a big jump in new and used car sales. One of his most successful marketing additions are local Spanish auto leads generated for Darcars by Spanish Lead Services (SLS).

Music-Media Offers Royalty Free Music Over the Internet
Mon, 03 Apr 2006, 16:01:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
MADRID, Spain - Apr. 3 (PRnetwire) -- Music-Media, a company dedicated to the composition of music for films, television, publicity, and web sites, is revolutionising the music market by offering royalty free music over the Internet. At the same time it is proposing a semi-exclusivity system which allows you to sell each song a limited number of times, thereby offering your customers a more exclusive product.

March 2006

Entertainment and Business Feature Summary for Week Ending March 31, 2006
Fri, 31 Mar 2006, 23:28:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, CA - Mar. 31 (PRnetwire) -- The weekly entertainment and tech business news round-up of feature stories originating from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: U.S. Tour for Irish guitarist Bernie Torme announced; Colorado company invents solution for numbing back pain; 'BUSH IS BAD: The Musical Cure for the Blue-State Blues' enters seventh smash month in New York; and GameBeat Studios completes production on third TV spot for Wal-Mart's Voices of Color campaign.

Online Casino Buys Martin Luther King's Assassin's Bathtub
Fri, 31 Mar 2006, 19:03:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
MEMPHIS, TN - Mar. 31 (PRnetwire) -- Online casino GoldenPalace.com added another piece of history to their impressive collection of eccentric historical items with their latest eBay purchase, the bathtub that James Earl Ray was standing in when he shot Martin Luther King in 1968. The bathtub was sold for $7,600.

LFR Communications, Inc. dba Graphcard.com to Raise $5,000,000 Via Private Placement
Fri, 31 Mar 2006, 15:00:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
LAUREL, MD - Mar. 31 (PRnetwire) -- LFR Communications, Inc. dba Graphcard.com; 'Graphcard' or the 'Company' is pleased to announce its private placement of 5,000,000 units at $1.00 per unit for total proceeds of $5,000,000.

Marketing With a Twist: Online Casino Bets on Storm Chasers
Thu, 30 Mar 2006, 19:21:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
AUSTIN, TX - Mar. 30 (PRnetwire) -- A whirlwind of media attention has surrounded online casino GoldenPalace.com for years due to their innovative and sometimes outrageous marketing campaigns, but their latest eBay purchase will literally put them in the eye of the storm. The Antiguan-based online casino and poker room paid $10,000 to advertise on a Hummer H3 Storm Chase Vehicle belonging to The Multi-community Environmental Storm Observatory (M.E.S.O.), a professional environmental studies team.

Nude Britney Spears Sculptor 'Exposed' in Documentary
Thu, 30 Mar 2006, 17:55:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
NEW HAVEN, CT - Mar. 30 (PRnetwire) -- News of Daniel Edwards' nude sculpture of Britney Spears coincides with Goodnight Film's release of a quirky short documentary featuring his previous controversial work, the 'death mask' of Ted Williams' cryogenically preserved head. The film, titled THE SEVERAL SEVERED HEADS OF DANIEL EDWARDS, features candid interviews with the controversial artist and reveals the motivations behind his work.

GameBeat Studios Completes Production on Third Spot for Wal-Mart's Voices of Color(TM) Campaign
Thu, 30 Mar 2006, 17:18:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
CHICAGO, IL - Mar. 30 (PRnetwire) -- GameBeat Studios recently announced completion of the third of four spots in the Wal-Mart Voices of Color(TM) Film Series promotional campaign. The spot began airing nationally on television broadcast and cable outlets, including TBS and TNT.

Sell Outs Takes More than 90 Minutes in Today's Market, But Developer Predicts 80% of Latest Phoenix Condo Project Will Sell Opening Weekend
Thu, 30 Mar 2006, 16:59:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
PHOENIX, AZ - Mar. 30 (PRnetwire) -- Confident anticipation is running high as the grand opening approaches for the impressive La Terraza at Biltmore community. The development is Montecito Property Company's latest upscale Phoenix condominium conversion. Montecito is nationally recognized as the fastest growing and second-largest condo conversion company in the U.S.

Montecito Property Company wins Silver as No. 2 Condo Converter in the Nation
Thu, 30 Mar 2006, 01:22:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
NEW YORK, NY and PHOENIX, AZ - Mar. 29 (PRnetwire) -- In the competitive real estate micro-world of condominium conversion, a spirited strategy of acquisition and classy conversion has put Montecito Property Company at the top for the second time in less than two years.

B-Man's Blends 'Humor' with 'Hummus' on April Fool's Day
Wed, 29 Mar 2006, 22:07:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
PASADENA, CA - Mar. 29 (PRnetwire) -- Local restaurant favorite, B-Man's Teriyaki & Burgers, will celebrate April Fool's Day with a thematic prank. In the spirit of the one-day a year when practical jokes are the norm, B-Man's will trade Teriyaki for Greek fare, bringing the tastes of Greece to Pasadena on April Fools Day. Owner Byron Takeuchi, will falsely claim a sudden change of management, promoting the new B-Man's Greek Cafe with outdoor banners. Inside, customers will be greeted by the sights and sounds of Greece, including a parade of delicious Greek menu items to be served from 10am - 10pm.

U.S. Tour for Irish Guitarist Extraordinaire Bernie Torme Announced
Wed, 29 Mar 2006, 20:53:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
VALHALLA, NY - Mar. 29 (PRnetwire) -- Wild West Promotions has signed a letter of intent with Guy-McCoy-Torme, (GMT) featuring Irish Guitarist Bernie Torme, agreeing to a tour of the U.S. this fall. The GMT U.S. Tour intends stops in the north-east and other U.S. cities.

California Ferret Lovers Plan Ballot Initiative to Legalize Ferrets
Wed, 29 Mar 2006, 17:42:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SAN DIEGO, CA - Mar. 29 (PRnetwire) -- California ferret enthusiasts launched a new website in the latest attempt to legalize ferrets in California, one of only two states where they remain illegal. The new website for California Legalization Initiative for Ferrets is legalizeferrets.org.

Nano Superlattice Technology, Inc. Announces the Retainer of Festo AG & Co. to Construct Sophisticated Robotic Automation Insertion Machinery to be used in Nano Coating Process
Wed, 29 Mar 2006, 15:40:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
TAIPEI, Taiwan - Mar. 29 (PRnetwire) -- Nano Superlattice Technology Inc. (OTC BB: NSLT - 'Nano'), a company engaged in the coating of tools and components with nano structured PVD coatings for the semiconductor, precision machinery and telecommunications industries, announced today the retainer of automation systems and engineering design services company Festo AG & Co. of Germany to manufacture complex automatic insertion machinery for the nano-coating of client products.

deverus Launches Updated Website Highlighting Business and Technology Services Unique to the Background Check Industry
Wed, 29 Mar 2006, 15:14:00 GMTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
AUSTIN, TX - Mar. 29 (PRnetwire) -- deverus is a service company that helps emerging leaders in the background-check industry to diversify, compete and grow in a changing marketplace.

Arclinea Boston Winner of Recent Kitchen Design Awards
Tue, 28 Mar 2006, 16:37:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
BOSTON, MA - Mar. 28 (PRnetwire) -- Three Massachusetts kitchens designed by Arclinea Boston have been named winners in recent design contests. The kitchens, in Cambridge, Lincoln, and Chestnut Hill, demonstrate Arclinea's commitment to superior functionality and meticulous design, customized in each case to meet individual client needs and to complement adjacent living areas and the architecture of the larger home.

Armor CEO Attends Republican Workshops and Dinner
Tue, 28 Mar 2006, 15:57:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SOLANA BEACH, CA - March 28, 2006 (PRnetwire) -- Armor Electric Inc. (OTC BB: ARME) wishes to announce that the CEO of Armor Electric, Mr. Merrill W. Moses was invited to attend a Republican dinner with President Bush, Senators and Congressmen this past week in Washington, D.C. He also participated in the National Republican workshop forum on the Republican four part Energy Initiative which, in part, is a 'brain trust' and 'think tank' to develop loans and grants for new technology in the fields of alternative energy, hydrogen and ethanol fuels, hybrid electric systems, conservation and other energy saving technologies.

Fear of Being Bedridden Forces Colorado Man to Invent New Balance Training Equipment
Mon, 27 Mar 2006, 22:49:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LONGMONT, CO - Mar. 27 (PRnetwire) -- He was only 15 when Todd Langer experienced his first episode of crippling back pain. By 30 years of age, he had been diagnosed with four slipped discs, degenerative hips and SI joint dysfunction. He stared ahead at a life full of numbing back pain and disability. Therefore it's with great satisfaction that Functional Innovations, LLC announced today Todd's invention, which improves postural awareness and leads to a more active and productive lifestyle.

Bantam Electronics(SM) And Crossroads(TM) Systems Form Strategic Partnership
Mon, 27 Mar 2006, 22:08:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
AUSTIN, TX - Mar. 27 (PRnetwire) -- Bantam Electronics, Inc. a leading provider of custom computer, server, data storage and embedded appliance manufacturing, as well as end-to-end supply chain services, today announced its strategic partnership with Crossroads Systems, Inc. Crossroads is a leading provider of Business Information Assurance (BIA) solutions and, per its heritage, is also recognized as a storage devices market leader producing enterprise-class, high-performance and high-reliability storage routing devices.

Poker Syndicate Announced Today the Acquisition & Consolidation of Imperial Poker
Mon, 27 Mar 2006, 21:17:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LONDON, UK - Mar. 27 (PRnetwire) -- IGV Limited, (privately held), which owns and operates the web site, PokerSyndicate.com, announced today the acquisition of ImperialPoker.com. Imperial Poker will undergo a re-branding and will be consolidated with the company's Poker Syndicate web site.

Harper Arrington Publishing and Media Announces the Publication of The Official Step By Step Guide to Starting a Clothing Line, 2nd Edition
Mon, 27 Mar 2006, 19:27:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
DETROIT, MI - Mar. 27 (PRnetwire) -- Harper Arrington Publishing and Media today announced the publication of 'The Official Step By Step Guide to Starting a Clothing Line, 2nd Edition' ($44.95 ISBN: 0-9764161-0-7) and 'How to Effectively Sell Your Clothing Line to Retailers, 2nd Edition' ($24.95 ISBN: 0-9764161-2-3). These updated versions of Harper Arrington's two top-selling titles are written specifically to help professionals, aspiring designers and anyone with a flair for fashion to start their own successful clothing line.

Madonna Gets Axed in Wisconsin - GoldenPalace.com adds Virgin Mary Firewood to Collection of Items
Mon, 27 Mar 2006, 18:23:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
JANESVILLE, WI - Mar. 27 (PRnetwire) -- Just seconds away from being cast into the fire of a wood-burning stove, a chunk of firewood bearing the image of the Virgin Mary was saved only to be sold on eBay to online casino GoldenPalace.com for $99.

Dave Girling EVP of ComplianceEase to Speak on Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) Session at the MBA's 2006 National Technology in Mortgage Banking Conference and Expo
Mon, 27 Mar 2006, 17:16:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Mar. 27 (PRnetwire) -- ComplianceEase(R), a leading provider of compliance and risk-management solutions announced today that Dave Girling, executive vice president of sales and marketing, will serve as a speaker for the session, Implementing and Utilizing Service Oriented Architecture in the Mortgage Lending Environment, held on March 30, 2006. The session will take place during the Mortgage Banker Association's (MBA) 2006 National Technology in Mortgage Banking Conference and Expo, to be held at the San Diego Convention Center from March 29 - April 1, 2006.

'Musical Cure for the Blue-State Blues' Enters Seventh Smash Month
Mon, 27 Mar 2006, 16:49:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
NEW YORK, NY - Mar. 27. (PRnetwire) -- 'BUSH IS BAD: The Musical Cure for the Blue-State Blues,' the hilarious, cathartic and unabashedly partisan musical revue by Joshua Rosenblum, is now entering its seventh smash month at The Triad Theatre, 158 West 72nd Street (between Broadway and Columbus), Shrubbery Productions announced today. Originally slated for only eight performances when it began last September, the show extended its run twice due to popular demand, and is now continuing indefinitely, offering Thursday and Friday night performances at 9 PM.

Federal Judge David Campbell in Phoenix, Arizona Asked to Take a Historical Action Never Before Taken by a Federal Judge and to Stop Disclosure of Corruption
Mon, 27 Mar 2006, 14:59:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
PHOENIX, AZ - Mar. 27 (PRnetwire) -- On February 27th, 2006 Assistant Attorney General Michael Brodsky asked Federal Judge David Campbell to require Anant Tripati pay $80,304 as a method the Arizona Attorney General may now utilize to stop Mr. Tripati from exposing and challenging alleged corruption within the Arizona Courts, and the continued manufacturing of evidence by the Arizona Attorney General (CIV 2003-1122).

Lyamec to Force Changes at Grifco International
Mon, 27 Mar 2006, 14:48:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
HOUSTON, TX - Mar. 27 (PRnetwire) -- Lyamec Corporation, a merchandising and distribution services firm announced that it has begun a time lined campaign to force and implement executive level changes at Grifco International. Grifco International (OTC: GFCI) recently acquired Global Oil Tools as well as an equity participation of rights on 'Global Oil Tool Libya,' a 24,000 Sq ft manufacturing and distribution facility set for the free trade zone of Misurata, Libya. As an equity holder of Grifco International,

Entertainment and Technology Feature Summary for Week Ending March 24, 2006
Sat, 25 Mar 2006, 19:52:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, CA - Mar. 25 (PRnetwire) -- The weekly entertainment and tech business news round-up of feature stories originating from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: a historic flight from Lindbergh Field on a goodwill mission to Quito, Ecuador called 'Ecuador III - The Spirit of Goodwill' will cover some 4,200 miles on 75th anniversary of original flight; 2nd annual Luxury Living Awards were announced in Boston; and controversial sculptor Dan Edwards announced 'Monument to Pro-Life: The Birth of Sean Preston,' purportedly an idealized depiction of a nude Britney Spears in delivery.

New Book: Curiosity of Life: Poetry to Wander About
Fri, 24 Mar 2006, 23:12:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
FREDERICK, MD - Mar. 24 (PRnetwire) -- PublishAmerica is proud to announce that it has acquired the rights to publish 'Curiosity of Life: Poetry to Wander About' (ISBN 1-4241-2144-2) by Brooklyn's Amy Frost. Executive Director Miranda Prather expressed confidence today that Ms. Frost's book will quickly resonate with an audience.

Controversial 'Nude Britney Spears Giving Birth' Sculptor Daniel Edwards Featured on Send2Press Podcast
Fri, 24 Mar 2006, 19:18:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
TORRANCE, CA - Mar. 24 (PRnetwire) -- Sculptor Daniel Edwards, who this week announced a controversial dedication 'Nude Britney Spears Giving Birth' at Capla Kesting Fine Art in Brooklyn's Williamsburg gallery district, is one of many entertainment guests who have been interviewed on the Send2Press Podcast. The Podcast is hosted by PRSA and ASCAP member Christopher Laird Simmons.

San Diego Business Executive and Pilatus Help Recreate History with Ecuador III - The Spirit of Goodwill
Fri, 24 Mar 2006, 18:07:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SAN DIEGO, CA - Mar. 24 (PRnetwire) -- At 8:30 a.m. today, two Pilatus PC-12s will depart Lindbergh Field on a goodwill mission to Quito, Ecuador. The flight is scheduled to touch down in Quito on March 31, exactly 75 years later to the day that the first such flight was made in a 1931 Ryan Brougham piloted by Theodore Gildred, Sr. - who stayed in Ecuador following his epic journey to establish that country's first air mail service.

Napatech Receives $5 Million Venture Capital Funding
Fri, 24 Mar 2006, 15:42:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
COPENHAGEN, Denmark and MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - Mar. 24 (PRnetwire) -- Napatech today announced the investment of $5 million from Ferd Venture, Northzone Ventures and DTU Innovation. Napatech is the leader in programmable high speed Ethernet network adapters. The investment coincides with Napatech's acquisition of the network adapter business of storage solution leader Xyratex.

Napatech Acquires Programmable Network Adapter Business and IP from Xyratex
Fri, 24 Mar 2006, 15:03:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
COPENHAGEN, Denmark and MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - Mar. 24 (PRnetwire) -- Napatech today announced the acquisition of key intellectual property and business access from Xyratex, a leading provider of enterprise data storage subsystems and network technology, listed on Nasdaq.

Birmingham, AL Woman Business Owner Wins National Award
Fri, 24 Mar 2006, 02:42:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
BIRMINGHAM, AL - Mar. 23 (PRnetwire) -- Sheila Benson, President and CEO of Employment Screening Services in Birmingham, Alabama, has been selected as a Women-Owned Business Star for 2006.

TedJob.com: Internet Job Search Leader Focuses on Higher Education
Thu, 23 Mar 2006, 17:48:00 GMTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
NEW YORK, NY - Mar. 23 (PRnetwire) -- TedJob.Com is a Website that meets the unique recruitment needs of colleges, universities and other academic institutions. It provides career services to employers, faculty members and job seekers.

Texas Educational Publisher DynaStudy, Inc. Earns HUB Certification as Woman-Owned Business
Thu, 23 Mar 2006, 17:07:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LEAGUE CITY, TX - Mar. 23 (PRnetwire) -- DynaStudy, Inc. was recently awarded certification as a Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) by the Texas Building and Procurement Commission (TBPC). The TBPC develops rules and administers the certification and compliance functions for the State of Texas minority and woman-owned business program.

Three Friends - One Childhood Dream - Five AWA Nominations
Thu, 23 Mar 2006, 15:42:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
JASPER, TX - Mar. 23 (PRnetwire) -- Childhood dreams can come true and the Tailor Made Band is living proof of that. With their debut album 'Texas Swings Again' released late 2005 this young Western Swing band has racked up five nominations from the Academy of Western Artists, among them Western Swing group of the year, album of the year, and song of the year. With three time Grammy nominee Dave Alexander producing the album, and featured artists like Eddie Hurd and Ricky Turpin, the goal of tapping into that old vintage sound was accomplished.

Comprehensive Seminar at Walt Disney World(R) Guarantees College Graduation
Thu, 23 Mar 2006, 14:57:00 GMTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
ORLANDO, FL - Mar. 23 (PRnetwire) -- A college-readiness seminar and program at Walt Disney World(R) Resort, Brendon Burchard's College Success Bootcamp, guarantees that attendees will go on to become college graduates within six years or less - or their money back.

Internationally Renowned Communications Expert, Ann Wylie, to Speak at Yankee IABC Annual Conference: Making Connections on April 6th at Bentley College Conference Center
Thu, 23 Mar 2006, 11:59:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, MA - Mar. 23 (PRnetwire) -- The Yankee Chapter of International Association of Business Communicators (Yankee IABC) will host its annual conference on April 6th at the Conference Center of Bentley College, 145 Forest Street, Waltham, MA from 7:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The 2006 Luxury Living Awards Winners Announced
Thu, 23 Mar 2006, 01:15:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
BOSTON, MA - Mar. 22 (PRnetwire) -- The winners of the 2nd annual Luxury Living Awards were announced Thursday, March 16th at a gala event at Westin Copley Place, produced by HomeWorks Sourcebook. Over 370 attendees, including design professionals, homeowners, and the media, were on hand to congratulate this year's exceptionally beautiful winning projects.

Dedication Honors Nude Britney Spears Giving Birth
Wed, 22 Mar 2006, 18:59:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
BROOKLYN, NY - Mar. 22 (PRnetwire) -- 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.

HostBridge Technology Granted U.S. Patent on Integration for CICS Applications; Patent Covers Innovative XML-based Approach
Wed, 22 Mar 2006, 15:20:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
STILLWATER, OK - Mar. 22 (PRnetwire) -- HostBridge Technology, a provider of integration software that XML-enables CICS Transaction Server applications, today announced it has been granted U.S. Patent Number 6,981,257 B2 on the techniques underlying its primary software product - also referred to as HostBridge.

Active Marketing Group Acquires Nation's Largest Health Club Promotions Agency for Stake in Fast-Growing Health Club Industry
Wed, 22 Mar 2006, 15:04:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SAN DIEGO, CA - Mar. 22 (PRnetwire) -- Claiming a stake in the fast-growing health club industry, Active Marketing Group, a division of The Active Network, Inc. and a full service, integrated marketing and consumer promotions agency known for its direct access to active consumers, announced today that the company has acquired Denver, Colo.-based Promote It International, the nation's largest health club promotions agency.

New Competition Pits Animator vs. Animator in Timed Challenge
Wed, 22 Mar 2006, 00:36:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
NEW YORK, NY - Mar. 21 (PRnetwire) -- Ready...set...ANIMATE! At the stroke of midnight on April 14th, 2006, teams of animators from around the world will be faced with the task of putting together an original animated film in just 3 weeks. To keep everyone on a level playing field, teams are assigned a theme, character and object that must be incorporated into their film. The competition is aptly named Animadness and the top films will be competing for $10,000 in cash and prizes. Animadness is organized by NYC Midnight Movie Making Madness, LLC, a non-profit organization based in Manhattan.

Renowned Jazz Bassist Jay Leonhart in San Francisco for One-Man-One-Bass Show
Tue, 21 Mar 2006, 22:51:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Mar. 21 (PRnetwire) -- He has played behind everyone from Judy Garland and Frank Sinatra to Carly Simon and Sting and now the three-time NARAS Most Valuable Bassist, Jay Leonhart, will play in his own humorous, one-man (one-bass) jazz cabaret show at The Empire Plush Room at the York Hotel in San Francisco, April 14-16

Financial Professional University - A Comprehensive Educational System For Financial Planners
Tue, 21 Mar 2006, 20:15:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
MIAMI BEACH, FL - Mar. 21 (PRnetwire) -- The Colbeck Coaching Group offers an alternative training system for financial planners through the newly formed Financial Professional University. While most training for financial advisors focuses solely on practice management, Todd Colbeck of the Colbeck Coaching Group believes that training for financial planners ought to also help them improve their asset management and marketing skills.

AlamoPoker.com Makes History Offering the Largest Guaranteed Prize Pool in the On-Line Poker Era with its $5 Million Poker Classic
Tue, 21 Mar 2006, 16:48:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SAN ANTONIO, TX - Mar. 21 (PRnetwire) -- AlamoPoker.com - The Home of Texas Hold 'Em - continues to reward its customers play by shelling out millions of dollars in tournament prize money. The latest offering, the record breaking Poker Classic with a $5 million Tournament prize pool. The winner of this historic tournament will take home a staggering $1 Million.

DataLogic International Announces New CFO
Tue, 21 Mar 2006, 15:36:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
IRVINE, CA - Mar. 21 (PRnetwire) -- DataLogic International, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: DLGI; Berlin, Frankfurt Stock Exchange: 779612), a provider of GPS-based mobile asset management, secured mobile communications and network security, today announced the appointment of William R. Abbott as Chief Financial Officer.

GEL-BOT, a Water Bottle System that Provides Energy and Hydration During Endurance Sports, is Unveiled
Tue, 21 Mar 2006, 15:29:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
MENLO PARK, CA - Mar. 21, 2006 (PRnetwire) -- ventureDESIGNworks announces the launch of GEL-BOT, a revolutionary water bottle system for endurance athletes. GEL-BOT is a sports bottle that provides access to both water and energy gel in one container. Perfect for cycling, running, triathlon or any sport that requires extensive refueling, GEL-BOT will help athletes achieve peak performance through proper energy and hydration.

'The Model Expo' Comes to Miami - This Could Be Your Chance to be Discovered!
Mon, 20 Mar 2006, 21:39:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
MIAMI, FL - Mar. 20 (PRnetwire) -- Could you be a top model? Your chance to find out is in Miami this weekend. Twenty five of the country's premier modeling agencies including Elite Models, New York Models, Mega Models, Next Models and others will be at The Model Expo on Saturday, March 25th at the Deauville Beach Resort on Collins Avenue

Acclaimed Jazz Bassist and Composer Jay Leonhart Celebrates His Life in Music with One-Man (and One-Bass) Jazz Cabaret Show
Mon, 20 Mar 2006, 19:47:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
NEW YORK, NY - Mar. 20 (PRnetwire) -- What do you get a first-call jazz bassist who has played behind everyone from Judy Garland and Frank Sinatra to Carly Simon and Sting, whose compositions have been recorded by artists ranging from Blossom Dearie and John Pizzarelli to Lee Konitz and Gary Burton, and whose non-stop poetry writing has produced thousands of examples of jazz verse and more than 100 published songs? Why, a show of his own, of course!

New Search Engine is Spam-Free, Prevents Click-Fraud and Shares Profits with Charities
Mon, 20 Mar 2006, 19:10:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
HOUSTON, TX - Mar. 20 (PRnetwire) -- A new and innovative pay-to-play search engine - Million Dollar City Pages (milliondollarcitypages.com) - has just gone online; and provides solutions to search engine 'spam' and click fraud.

Online Casino Gambles on Richard Pryor's Charity Bowl
Mon, 20 Mar 2006, 18:29:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SOUTH RUSSELL, OH - Mar. 20 (PRnetwire) -- Buying a ceramic bowl for $7,099 sounds crazy, unless you're GoldenPalace.com, the online casino that has spent the last few years making a name for themselves by buying eccentric and unusual items on eBay.

Online Poker Site for Mac Opens
Mon, 20 Mar 2006, 16:51:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL - Mar. 20 (PRnetwire) -- Macintosh users wanting to play an online poker site for Mac can now do so at Pacific Poker's Mac compatible poker room by viewing Compatiblepoker.com. Pacific Poker's Mac compatible poker software is so innovative that is now being featured at Compatiblepoker.com.

Business and Entertainment Feature Summary for Week Ending March 17, 2006
Fri, 17 Mar 2006, 23:30:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Mar. 17, 2006 (PRnetwire) -- The weekly entertainment and tech business news round-up of feature stories originating from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: Brooks Internet Software releases product for enhanced IPDS to Windows printing; Churro Station(R) franchiser expands its line of sweet comfort foods; LTC Financial Partners LLC seeks New Image for Longer-Living Americans with 'tell us your story' contest; plus a round-up of VoIP and Telecom news from the Spring VON Conference & Expo.

Azure Aromatique Announces the Launch of Several New Products
Fri, 17 Mar 2006, 20:54:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
HUTTO, TX - Mar. 17 (PRnetwire) -- As Winter finally releases us from its skin-dehydrating grip, it is time to evaluate the damage that's been done and take steps to replenish the badly needed moisture to our body. With Summer fast on its heels, we must take steps now to bring back that beautiful glow before donning those shorts and sandals. Azure Aromatique has come to the rescue and launched several new products to assist in the rejuvenation process.

Lockdown Co. Launches Steelcore Security Tie-Down Products
Fri, 17 Mar 2006, 18:42:00 GMTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
ANAHEIM, CA - Mar. 17 (PRnetwire) -- Steelcore security straps from Lockdown Co. are a new security product - the first of their kind. They are difficult to defeat when it comes to protecting valuable gear and supplies. A new and better way to tie down and protect all of your gear including expensive snow and surfboards.

Corporate Phone Bills Now One-Third Cellular, Says Insight Research
Fri, 17 Mar 2006, 16:11:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
BOONTON, NJ - Mar. 17 (PRnetwire) -- Spending by businesses on wireless telecommunications services accounted for nearly one-third the corporate bill for telecommunication services in 2005, says a new market research report from Insight Research. By the close of 2005, total US business spending on telecommunications services reached just over $132 billion, and by 2010 business spending is forecasted to grow to nearly $150 billion, according to the new research study.

Everest Poker And The German Poker Players Association Hold Biggest Independent Poker Tournament In Germany
Fri, 17 Mar 2006, 16:05:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
MONTREAL, Quebec - Mar. 17 (PRnetwire) -- On March 12, 2006, the second live satellite for the Everest Poker European Championship was held in Troisdorf, Germany, with Björn Griese outlasting a field of over 250 players. Griese joins Wolfgang Hierl, the winner of the March 3 Munich tournament, as a qualifier for the Everest Poker European Championship.

Associated Cities Announces 2006 GeoDomain Expo
Thu, 16 Mar 2006, 22:40:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
CHICAGO, IL - Mar. 16 (PRnetwire) -- Associated Cities, the world's largest association of city names on the Internet, announced today that owners of geographic domain names will gather in Chicago on June 2 and 3 at the 2006 GeoDomain Expo.

$50,000 Bond Deposited with LA Superior Court by Supporters of Anant Tripati to Challenge 'Fraud Upon The Court'
Thu, 16 Mar 2006, 21:12:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, CA - Mar. 16 (PRnetwire) -- On March 15th 2006, a $50,000 Cash Bond was posted, according to court records, by supporters of Anant Tripati to allow a case filed by Mr. Tripati to move forward challenging a fraud that was perpetrated upon the courts by the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office (BC 343351). 'This posting ensures Mr. Tripati's case will be heard in the courts,' states Bill Liebman, who helped raise the money from individuals who support Mr. Tripati's cause.

Veteran Soccer Coach Writes a 'How-To' Book For Kids and Coaches of Kids
Thu, 16 Mar 2006, 19:12:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
FLAGLER BEACH, FL - Mar. 16 (PRnetwire) -- Ocean Publishing, a traditional press of commercial and literary books, has produced 'Soccer Made Easy for Americans' (ISBN 0976729105), a unique book aimed at young soccer players and their coaches.

Dearman Systems, Inc. Integrates M2SYS Fingerprint Software to Safeguard Movement of Hazardous Materials in Petroleum and Chemical Distribution Industry
Thu, 16 Mar 2006, 17:14:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
ATLANTA, GA - Mar. 16 (PRnetwire) -- M2SYS Technology, an innovator in biometric technology research and development, announced today it has finalized a long-term agreement with Dearman Systems, Inc., a leading provider of terminal automation software for the bulk petroleum and chemical distribution industry. This strategic agreement will benefit Homeland Security by enabling Dearman's customers to accurately identify persons transporting hazardous materials and cargo truckloads to many high security sites throughout the U.S.

Email Marketing Platform Captures E-Commerce Transactions
Thu, 16 Mar 2006, 16:11:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Mar. 16 (PRnetwire) -- Dynamics Direct, Inc., a global provider of email marketing software and ASP solutions for the enterprise market announced today that the company's Dynamic Messenger(TM) email marketing platform is now capable of capturing retail purchase data such as items purchased including dollar amounts by customer from existing e-commerce systems at point of sale.

deverus Meets Growing Employer Demand through Expansion of State-of-the Art Background Check Services
Wed, 15 Mar 2006, 20:30:00 GMTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
AUSTIN, TX - Mar. 15 (PRnetwire) -- deverus is a service company that helps emerging background-check companies to diversify, compete and grow, using the latest technology and business process expertise.

'Drug Dealing' Online Hits an All-Time High - Virtual Crime Pays: The Chronic 2005 Experience
Wed, 15 Mar 2006, 15:48:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
SEATTLE, WA - Mar. 15 (PRnetwire) -- MnMStudio, an online entertainment company, today announced the release of the highly-anticipated online game 'Chronic 2005.' Currently ranked in the Top 10 'Most Popular Simulation Games' on CNET's Download.com, Chronic 2005 is pushing the limits in online adventure gaming.

Sonus Networks and Atreus Systems Partner to Simplify the Delivery of Hosted Business VoIP Services
Wed, 15 Mar 2006, 15:36:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SAN JOSE, CA and OTTAWA, ON - Mar. 15 (PRnetwire) -- At Spring VON 2006 (Booth #517), Sonus Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: SONS), a leading supplier of service provider voice over IP (VoIP) infrastructure solutions, and Atreus Systems(TM) (Booth #1133), the premier supplier of provisioning software for IMS, VoIP and advanced IP service bundles, today announced a partnership that will enable service providers to reduce operating costs and speed the delivery of hosted VoIP services.

Allworx Makes 9112 VoIP Phone Even More Affordable and Comparable to Cost of High-End Traditional Phones
Tue, 14 Mar 2006, 23:04:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SAN JOSE, CA - Mar. 14 (PRnetwire) -- One of the most affordable and flexible Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phones on the market is now an even more enticing option for small businesses, as a result of a price reduction announced today by Allworx®.

Allworx Delivers the Power of VoIP to Low-Call-Volume Users with Affordable, Fully Featured Office Phone
Tue, 14 Mar 2006, 22:41:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN JOSE, CA - Mar. 14 (PRnetwire) -- VON Conference -- A new office phone from Allworx(R) (allworx.com) gives small businesses with low-call-volume users a powerful and affordable VoIP communications solution.

ExcelliPrint 3.0 Release: Improved IPDS to Windows Printing
Tue, 14 Mar 2006, 21:56:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
IDAHO FALLS, ID - Mar. 14 (PRnetwire) -- Brooks Internet Software, Inc. has released ExcelliPrint(R) 3.0 with updates and enhancements to improve IPDS-to-Windows printing. ExcelliPrint is an IPDS print server for Windows 2000, XP, and Server 2003 platforms that allows any Windows-based printer to be used for IPDS printing. ExcelliPrint continues to provide real-world cost savings and benefits in IPDS print environments.

New Allworx Call Assistant Delivers Seamless, Cost-Effective Answering Solution for Small Businesses
Tue, 14 Mar 2006, 21:24:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SAN JOSE, CA - Mar. 14 (PRnetwire) -- VON Conference -- Small businesses with high call volumes can reap all the benefits of enterprise attendant functions without the need to purchase expensive attendant hardware, employing a cost-effective, seamless PC-based answering-position solution announced today by Allworx(R).

CheapoAir.com Launches Website that Offers Multi-Channel Lowest Fare Search and Booking Technology
Tue, 14 Mar 2006, 21:00:00 GMTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
NEW YORK, NY - Mar. 14 (PRnetwire) -- CheapoAir.com is an online consumer, air ticket wholesaler offering over 18 million special airfares, last-minute discounted fares, and unsold tickets at bargain rates. All fares are backed by the company's low-fare guarantee, anywhere on the Internet.

It's a Slam Dunk! The BetEagle.com Free Million Dollar March Madness Bracket Contest is Live
Tue, 14 Mar 2006, 18:18:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica - Mar. 14 (PRnetwire) -- Since opening the doors in 1997, BetEagle.com has been a top seed for recreational gamblers wanting to bet on the NCAA Basketball Tournament. For the 2006 Madness, BetEagle.com is posting up a $1,000,000 first prize to the fan that completes a 'perfect' bracket. Entry to the contest is free so everybody can go beyond the game and play for huge winnings.

New Allworx Phone System Offers SMB Market the Most Affordable, Risk-Free Transition to VoIP
Tue, 14 Mar 2006, 17:31:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SAN JOSE, CA - Mar. 14 (PRnetwire) -- VON Conference -- A new all-in-one VoIP and analog phone/communications system from Allworx gives small businesses, for the first time ever, a fully featured replacement option for their traditional (TDM) systems - at a comparable price point.

Allworx Small Business VoIP Solutions 'Break All the Rules' on Price, Functionality, Ease of Use
Tue, 14 Mar 2006, 15:32:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SAN JOSE, CA - Mar. 14 (PRnetwire) -- VON Conference -- Revolutionary new solutions announced today by Allworx(R) (allworx.com) deliver on the promise of VoIP telephony for small businesses by overcoming the daunting price and functionality obstacles of other suppliers. At VON show, Allworx showcases full product lineup unsurpassed in the SMB Market.

Arizona Judicial Reform - Dedicated to Justice for All
Tue, 14 Mar 2006, 01:33:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
PHOENIX, AZ - Mar. 13 (PRnetwire) -- Arizona based ARIZONA JUDICIAL REFORM (azjudicialreform.org) affirms judicial corruption is deeply rooted within the Arizona Courts. The group is in the process of pressing forward a voter initiative to remove immunity for Arizona Judges, and possibly limiting their terms to four years.

Churros! Churros! Exquisite Comfort Food Sweetens American Taste Buds
Mon, 13 Mar 2006, 23:57:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SAN RAFAEL, CA - Mar. 13 (PRnetwire) -- For Melanie Farkas, co-founder of Churro Station(R), it was love at first bite! Experiencing the delicious taste of the artfully made, hot and crunchy churro, changed her life forever. Since that day in the early 1980's she became a fan of the churro, a strip of dough covered in sugar and cinnamon, that is the staple comfort food for much of Latin America; sometimes combined with hot chocolate to hit the spot.

Child Care Made Easy
Mon, 13 Mar 2006, 22:52:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
ORLANDO, FL - Mar. 13 (PRnetwire) -- A family service that is making headlines in states across the country is now available in Florida. Please help spread the news about FLChildcare.com. It is a one-stop resource for parents searching for child care and other youth services / activities - from a newborn baby to a 17-year-old.

ANNOUNCING: The First International Parliament of Night Owls
Mon, 13 Mar 2006, 22:13:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
SASKATOON, Canada - Mar. 13 (PRnetwire) -- The First International Parliament* of Night Owls (nightowlnet.com) will be held in Saskatoon, Canada, June 2 - 4, 2006. (*In nature, a group or gathering of owls.)

Reaction Biology Corp. Awarded NIH R01 Screening Roadmap Grant for Microarray Screening Development
Mon, 13 Mar 2006, 21:06:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
MALVERN, PA - Mar. 13 (PRnetwire) -- Reaction Biology Corporation ('RBC') today announced that it has been awarded an R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health to accelerate development of its new DiscoveryDot(TM) High Throughput Screening technology for drug discovery. The NIH grant is part of the Screening Roadmap, designed to produce innovative chemical tools for use in biological research and drug development. Out of 8 recipients of grants pursuant to the original RFA, Reaction Biology is the only private corporation to be so awarded.

Proxy Magazine Recognizes Atreus Systems as Service Provisioning Leader for IMS-based Applications
Mon, 13 Mar 2006, 17:08:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SAN JOSE, CA - March 13 (PRnetwire) -- Spring VON -- Atreus Systems(TM), the premier supplier of provisioning software for IMS, VoIP and advanced IP service bundles, today announced that Proxy Magazine has named Atreus to its list of the Top 10 OSS vendors to watch in 2006. Proxy Magazine's 'Top 10' features the companies that are best positioned to be IP communications innovators in 2006. The award honors Atreus as the IP service provisioning solution of choice for carriers worldwide and recognizes Atreus' continued leadership in helping large and emerging providers solve the critical service delivery challenges in deploying rich IMS-based applications within core communications networks.

Internationally Renowned Communications Expert, Ann Wylie, to Speak at Yankee IABC Annual Conference
Mon, 13 Mar 2006, 16:51:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
BOSTON, MA - Mar. 13 (PRnetwire) -- The Yankee Chapter of International Association of Business Communicators (Yankee IABC) will host its annual conference on April 6th at the Conference Center of Bentley College, 145 Forest Street, Waltham, MA from 7:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Contest Seeks New Image for Longer-Living Americans; Following Census Bureau Report of Improving Health
Mon, 13 Mar 2006, 15:42:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
KIRKLAND, WA - Mar. 13 (PRnetwire) -- Over 65 no longer means over the hill, but old stereotypes remain, according LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation's most experienced long term care insurance brokerage. To change perceptions, they are running a contest to show just how alive and capable today's seniors really are.

Atreus Systems Introduces Automated Provisioning for IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS)-Based Services
Mon, 13 Mar 2006, 15:19:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SAN JOSE, CA - Mar. 13 (PRnetwire) -- Spring VON -- Atreus Systems(TM) today announced the launch of its IMS Service Provisioning Solution for wireless and wireline service providers. Having established itself as the leading OSS supplier for VoIP and next-generation IP services, Atreus now empowers carriers to deliver a compelling array of converged offerings to any customer, using any device, on any fixed or mobile IMS network.

Entertainment and Technology Feature Summary for Week Ending March 10, 2006
Fri, 10 Mar 2006, 08:32 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Mar. 10 (PRnetwire) -- The weekly entertainment and tech business news round-up of feature stories originating from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: Matrix Productions launches new line of protective 'WraptorSkinz' for Apple iPods; government financial guru, Matthew Lesko, suggests turning in your neighbors for IRS tax cheat bounty; Golden Palace Casino expands its collection of 'divine items' from high-ticket eBay auctions; and nonprofit group Maidan International promotes political cartoons of Belarus' president Aleksander Lukashenko in support of civil activists.

Torino Advances North American Indigenous Olympic Bid
Fri, 10 Mar 2006, 05:55 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Mar. 10 (PRnetwire) -- 'Thanks to the warm welcoming by humanitarian sports leaders, sponsors, and Olympic leaders at Torino, there is a realistic chance that our Native youth will be able to shine in the China and Vancouver Olympics as athletes,' said Stew Young (Tulalip 'Orca' Tribe), member of the Native American Ski Team; reported by the Native Voices Foundation (NVF) today.

Buy a Piece of Osama Bin Laden for Peace: Internet Web Viewers Can Own Osama Bin Laden's Former Historic Website One Pixel at a Time
Fri, 10 Mar 2006, 04:18 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Mar. 10 (PRnetwire) -- Christopher Curry, Technology Principal for SHRIMPO LLC, an Internet technology consulting firm, has announced a new campaign for a controversial set of Osama Bin Laden family owned websites which expired on September 11, 2001. The principal website, www.saudi-binladin-group.com, had a predetermined expiry date of 9-11 and has been the subject of Internet and conspiracy speculation.

'The Hottest Show on Dirt' AlamoPoker.com Sponsors the Extreme Bull Riding Tour
Fri, 10 Mar 2006, 02:36 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LINCOLN, NE - Mar. 10 (PRnetwire) -- AlamoPoker.com - The Home of Texas Hold 'Em kicks off its 2006 sponsorship of the Extreme Bull Riding Tour this weekend at the Chad Carlson Arena in Burlington, Iowa. The Gold Corporate Sponsorship includes VIP passes, logo on production trailer and inclusion in all media material, AlamoPoker.com flag flown at events and an AlamoPoker.com named bull.

Ralph L. Wins Promotion to VP Manufacturing and $15,000 Raise With Manufacturer of Plastic and Metal Prototypes
Thu, 9 Mar 2006, 08:30 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
DALLAS, TX - Mar. 9 (PRnetwire) -- Accomplished on 10/28/05: Reporting to the President, Ralph will be responsible for all manufacturing. He is pleased to remain with the company after a promotion and raise, and offered comments about his new situation and McKenzie Scott Partners.

Everest Casino Announces Shopping Spree Sweepstakes
Thu, 9 Mar 2006, 04:25 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
MONTREAL, Quebec - Mar. 9 (PRnetwire) -- Everest Casino has launched its $6,000 March promotion tied to its popular new video slot machine, Shopping Spree, and the game's Fashion Frenzy Bonus Round.

Christopher T. Accepts $132,000++ Practice Director Post with Computer Network Consulting Firm in Southern California
Thu, 9 Mar 2006, 03:55 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
DALLAS, TX - Mar. 9 (PRnetwire) -- Accomplished on 10/18/05: Reporting to the VP Consulting, Chris' responsibilities will cover Project and Account Management, Practice Development, and Business Development. He's excited by his new prospects and credits several McKenzie Scott Partners' Resources.

USA TODAY MileTracker(TM) Further Distances Itself from the Competition!
Thu, 9 Mar 2006, 02:58 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Mar. 9 (PRnetwire) -- DeskPort Technologies announced today that USA TODAY MileTracker, the free application allowing travelers to easily track their frequent flier mileage and points, has added nine more programs, bringing the total programs indexed to 109. This is over 40 more programs than offered by other pay-for-use services.

Jesus Christ Found on Shop Floor - GoldenPalace.com Buys Divine Image on Sheet Metal
Thu, 9 Mar 2006, 01:51 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
MANCHESTER, CT - Mar. 9 (PRnetwire) -- Is a piece of sheet metal worth $1500? It is to GoldenPalace.com, especially when it bears the image of Christ and the Virgin Mary. Hardy's Hardware employee Thomas Haley was unloading supplies when he had to do a double-take at a particular piece of sheet metal because he saw a face staring back at him.

Cartoons on Belarus' President Lukashenka Printed Across Europe
Thu, 9 Mar 2006, 01:36 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
MINSK, Belarus - Mar. 9 (PRnetwire) -- Maidan International welcomes Central European newspapers' solidarity with Belarusian civic activists. Central European newspapers line up with Belarusian cartoonists to show solidarity with the people, who were, and still are, abused by the brutal regime of Belarus' president Aleksander Lukashenko.

Microsoft Dynamics AX Goes Lean with Production IQ
Thu, 9 Mar 2006, 11:58 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
CLEVELAND, OH - Mar. 9 (PRnetwire) -- Production IQ LLC, a leader in production monitoring and downtime tracking systems, today announced the integration of an industry leading MES system, Production IQ, with Microsoft Corporation's high end ERP package, Dynamics AX.

New Book Release 'You Are Born of the Light' Reveals Crimes Against Children Should Not Go Unnoticed, Even if the Crimes Exist in the Spiritual Realm
Thu, 9 Mar 2006, 06:00 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
SEDONA, AZ - Mar. 9 (PRnetwire) -- New author Desiree Michele not only tells a personal story but also teaches valuable lessons as she bravely explores the darkest side of the spiritual realm, along with the healing energy of Divine White Light as a means to heal the body, mind, soul & home of all negativity and disease. 'You Are Born of the Light' is available in paperback (ISBN: 09762160-3-5, Infinity Books) through Infinitybooks.net or Justbookz.com.

Everest Poker Announces First Qualifier for the Everest Poker European Championship
Wed, 8 Mar 2006, 06:51 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
MONTREAL, Quebec - Mar. 8 (PRnetwire) -- On March 3, 2006, the first live satellite for the Everest Poker european Championship was held in Munich, Germany, with new Everest Poker player Wolfgang Hierl emerging as the winner.

Stanley Q. Now $80,000 Director of Facilities in Southern California for News/Media Company - Pleased With Compensation and Location
Wed, 8 Mar 2006, 06:42 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
DALLAS, TX - Mar. 8 (PRnetwire) -- Accomplished on 10/12/05: Reporting to the VP Operations, Stan will oversee the company's 13 facilities, and facility projects including new construction and demolition. He will also direct space planning, the purchasing department and the facilities department. He's highly pleased for a number of reasons and credits McKenzie Scott Partners' resources and people.

Law Firm Announces Representation of Royce Mathew in Copyright Infringement Claim Against The Walt Disney Company
Wed, 8 Mar 2006, 03:25 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
ORLANDO, FL - Mar. 8 (PRnetwire) -- The attorneys of the law firm of Hayworth, Chaney & Thomas P.A. today announced their representation of Mr. Royce Mathew for his claim of copyright infringement against the Walt Disney Company regarding the Disney feature film 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl' and the related franchise. Mr. Mathew originally filed suit pro-se in federal district court in January, 2005. Discussions between the parties failed as of December 30, 2005 leaving only legal options available to Mr. Mathew.

Controversial Health Expert and Author, Paul Harris, Releases New Book 'Superior Health Doctor Bernard Jensen's Way'
Wed, 8 Mar 2006, 11:05 ESTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
DENVER, CO - Mar. 8 (PRnetwire) -- Paul Harris, natural therapeutics advocate and practitioner, studied for several years with world-renowned health lecturer, author and practitioner, Doctor Bernard Jensen. Jensen's philosophy focused on living a long, healthy and happy life, according to natural laws.

At VON Conference, Allworx to Break VoIP Barriers for Small Businesses
Wed, 8 Mar 2006, 10:58 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
FAIRPORT, N.Y. - Mar. 8 (PRnetwire) -- At the upcoming Spring 2006 VON Conference & Expo, Allworx will unveil a broad array of new solutions that shatter the previous price and functionality barriers that have kept small businesses from mass acceptance of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephony.

Make $10,000 from the IRS Turning in Your Tax Cheat Neighbor, says Financial Guru Matthew Lesko
Wed, 8 Mar 2006, 06:00 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Mar. 8 (PRnetwire) -- If you see your neighbor buying a new $50,000 Mercedes on a teacher's salary or you overhear that nasty no-good co-worker brag talking about how he never pays his taxes, well then government financial guru, Matthew Lesko says: 'STOP being Mr. Nice Guy and bank big money while you help the IRS collect back taxes.'

It's a Wrap for the iPod
Tue, 7 Mar 2006, 03:29 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA - Mar. 7 (PRnetwire) -- iPods keep getting smaller and the consumers like it. But if they want to protect their investment their options were big silicon skins and cases or iPod tattoos (iPod stickers). Either choice would prevent scratches but each has its flaws. WraptorSkinz from Matrix Productions, Inc. are the best of both. WraptorSkinz are thin wrapping protective skins that do not add bulk yet are not stickers.

Miracle Tree Joins Online Casino's Collection of Divine Items
Tue, 7 Mar 2006, 01:19 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
DALLAS, TX - Mar. 7 (PRnetwire) -- It's been said that God works in mysterious ways. And it doesn't get much more mysterious than this...the image of the Virgen De Guadalupe in a tree sold on eBay for $5000 to Internet casino GoldenPalace.com.

Target Awards Artitalia Vendor Award of Excellence for 2005
Tue, 7 Mar 2006, 12:30 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - Mar. 7 (PRnetwire) -- It was with great honor that Artitalia Group accepted Target's 2005 Vendor Award of Excellence. This award was presented to Artitalia by the Target Fixture Procurement team in recognition of Artitalia Group's commitment to innovative leadership, superior business practices and Target's core strategies of Differentiation, Value, and Reliability.

Is it Alternative Text OR Accessible Text? asks AccessCrafters
Tue, 7 Mar 2006, 10:28 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
BELLINGHAM, WA - Mar. 7 (PRnetwire) -- Recently the Federal Government passed amendments to Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, requiring that information be made available for people with disabilities, reports AccessCrafters. Although compliance is seen as a burden, the adherence does have cost savings, benefits and solutions for the entire population.

Ecologic Leasing Solutions, the Only Global Lease and Asset Management Solution Provider, Reports Strong Financial Results for 2005
Mon, 6 Mar 2006, 03:29 ESTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Mar. 6 (PRnetwire) -- Ecologic Leasing Solutions, the only global lease and asset management solution provider to multinational corporations, announced strong increases in revenue and profits led by new corporate client acquisitions.

Everest Poker Announces The First Everest Poker European Championship
Mon, 6 Mar 2006, 03:16 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
MONTREAL, Quebec - Mar. 6 (PRnetwire) -- On the heels of its successful relationships with the French Poker Tour and German Poker Players Association, Everest Poker is pleased to announce the launch of its own Everest Poker European Championship. This pan-European championship is a one-of-a-kind event, consisting of live freeroll satellites throughout Europe and online satellites at EverestPoker.com, all leading up to the championship freeroll final with a 50,000 euro prize pool.

AT&T and BellSouth Merger May Be Bad for Consumers
Mon, 6 Mar 2006, 01:53 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
BIRMINGHAM, AL - Mar. 6 (PRnetwire) -- AT&T is proving that you can put Humpty Dumpty back together again, says SaveOnPhone.com. After a reunion with Southwestern Bell in 2005, AT&T has just announced that it is buying BellSouth. If the sale is approved then 4 of the 7 original Baby Bells will be reunited.

'Mo-Pro' Video Camera Technique Developed for Improved Mobile Screen Viewing
Mon, 6 Mar 2006, 12:58 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
DENVER, CO - Mar. 6 (PRnetwire) -- The Enable Agency, a Denver area media development company, invents a vertical shooting style to make original video programming for mobile downloads. The new technique is called 'mo-pro,' or mobile profile, and was specifically created for better viewing on the small, rectangular screens of a cell phone or other mobile device.

PokerWink.com Launches Social Networking Website to Connect Online Poker Players
Mon, 6 Mar 2006, 12:04 ESTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
TORONTO, ONTARIO - Mar. 6 (PRnetwire) -- Looking for an easy way to connect with a poker community? PokerWink.com is an online, social-networking community designed for online poker players. PokerWink.com offers amateur and professional online poker players the opportunity to have fun, learn, interact, and socialize with their poker buddies.

Doctors, Patients Demand Apologies for Medical Errors
Mon, 6 Mar 2006, 10:23 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
TAMPA, FL - Mar. 6 (PRnetwire) -- Two new national polls show widespread support for doctors and hospitals to fully disclose medical errors to patients and issue apologies for medical mistakes. The 2006 Patient Trust and Safety surveys conducted by the American College of Physician Executives (ACPE) also reveal that 77 percent of the physicians who participated say there is a doctor in their own community that they would avoid because they think the doctor makes medical mistakes.

Entertainment and Offbeat Feature Summary for Week Ending March 3, 2006
Fri, 3 Mar 2006, 06:39 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Mar. 3 (PRnetwire) -- The weekly entertainment and tech business news round-up of feature stories originating from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: Chef Oliver Saucy celebrates his 20th Anniversary at Cafe Maxx; AGS Capital LLC acquires interest in DeskPort Technologies, LLC, developer of USA TODAY MileTracker; Cookie Lommel is first African American to head a Jewish organization; LG Electronics chooses LiveRepair.com for Tech Support to its Ukraine customers; and Indy-Tech Publishing announced release of 'Absolute Sudoku' a new expert guide for serious puzzle lovers.

Internet Casino Buys Head of Grateful Dead's Head
Fri, 3 Mar 2006, 03:21 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
BELVEDERE-TIBURON, CA - Mar. 3 (PRnetwire) -- Internet casino GoldenPalace.com has touched a nation of hippies and Deadheads, as well as a worthy charity, with their latest eBay purchase of four toilets formerly owned by the legendary Jerry Garcia.

And the Oscar Goes to...GoldenPalace.com? Internet Casino Leases Academy Award for $30,000
Fri, 3 Mar 2006, 02:53 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Mar. 3 (PRnetwire) -- GoldenPalace.com, the Internet casino that has become synonymous with outrageous and unusual advertising campaigns, has leased Morris Stoloff's 1960 Academy Award for scoring of the musical picture 'Song Without End' for 999 years. The privilege of harboring the Oscar cost the gaming site $30,000.

Thousands of Americans Act on Their Dreams to Open Their Own Restaurants
Fri, 3 Mar 2006, 10:57 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
PARKVILLE, MO - Mar. 3 (PRnetwire) -- Last year, 55,659 business licenses were issued nationwide for new restaurants. For thousands of Americans, these business licenses represent the first step to make the dream of their own restaurant a reality. New restaurants are the lifeblood of the restaurant industry, as well as the lifeblood of 'Restaurant Startup & Growth,' the magazine written specifically for these entrepreneurs.

AlamoPoker.com Joins On-Line Pokers Big Names by Offering a More Than $1,900,000 Guaranteed Prize Pool for the Grand Series of Poker being held April 24 - 31, 2006
Thu, 2 Mar 2006, 08:18 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Mar. 2 (PRnetwire) -- AlamoPoker.com (www.AlamoPoker.com) - The Home of Texas Hold 'Em is offering a series of six big money prize pool tournaments culminating with the Grand Tournament VII, a No Limit Texas Hold 'Em poker game guaranteeing players $1,000,000 of prize pool money. An additional $900,000 of guaranteed money is spread among five tournaments of varying games.

New Traveller's Edge Product Line to Debut at Travel Goods Show
Thu, 2 Mar 2006, 07:44 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LAS VEGAS, NV - Mar. 2 (PRnetwire) -- A new line of personal health and hygiene products from Aero-San Corporation (Booth 125) will debut on March 7, 2006 at the Travel Goods Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The Traveller's Edge(TM) product line is designed for travelers who want to help protect themselves from the grime and germs found on high traffic surfaces in commercial aircraft and other public areas.

The Latest Buzz in Travel!
Thu, 2 Mar 2006, 06:21 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
NEW YORK, NY - Mar. 2 (PRnetwire) -- New York based Fare Buzz has added New Dimensions to Air Consolidation. With its low consolidator fares and unique fusion of Products, Tools and Service, Fare Buzz has created a Buzz in the Travel Industry.

AGS Capital LLC acquires interest in DeskPort Technologies, LLC
Thu, 2 Mar 2006, 04:40 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Mar. 2 (PRnetwire) -- AGS Capital LLC has acquired an interest in DeskPort Technologies, LLC, developer of the popular USA TODAY MileTracker(TM), DeskPort(TM), (www.deskport.biz) and other client-based Internet portals. These branded desktop applications (sometimes called BDA's), are becoming an increasingly popular way for companies to provide valuable services while creating ad revenue to DeskPort.

Brent I. now VP Sales in Texas With Solar Energy / Electrical Power Firm 'Unlimited Earning Potential' - Calls McKenzie Scott Partners 'Truly The Most Professional Marketing Group I Have Ever Worked With'
Thu, 2 Mar 2006, 02:57 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
DALLAS, TX - Mar. 2 (PRnetwire) -- Accomplished on 10/24/05: Reporting to the President, Brent will be responsible for new revenue generation, negotiating partnerships with new suppliers and performing opportunity audits on potential customers. He is excited by his prospects, and heaped praise on McKenzie Scott Partners' people and resources.

Federal Reserve Releases New Statistics About Credit Cards, reports LowCards.com
Thu, 2 Mar 2006, 11:21 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
BIRMINGHAM, AL - Mar. 2 (PRnetwire) -- The new Survey of Consumer Finances from the Federal Reserve gives a concerning snapshot of the finances of average American family with growing debt and shrinking savings, reports LowCards.com. The company has been analyzing the credit cards and supplying objective websites on various consumer expenses for five years.

TTI Launches WinBill 6.0
Thu, 2 Mar 2006, 11:07 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
WALNUT CREEK, CA - Mar. 2 (PRnetwire) -- TeleManagement Technologies, Inc. (TTI) the pioneer in Telecom Expense Management software solutions continues its commitment to being responsive to their customer's IT expense management requirements by launching WinBill Version 6.0 today. In keeping with rapidly changing technology, TTI has added several, dynamic new features and functions to its WinBill Version 6.0.

Tim D. Now $60,000+ Regional Sales Manager in Northeast for Waste Management Firm Overcomes Age and Education Obstacles
Wed, 1 Mar 2006, 09:16 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
DALLAS, TX - Mar. 1 (PRnetwire) -- Accomplished on 10/3/05: Reporting to the President, Tim will be responsible for providing consistent waste stream for the anaerobic digesters the firm uses. He's pleased for several reasons and credits McKenzie Scott Partners (www.mckenziescott.com) for his success.

STC Clients Reach 100 Million Combined Vaccination Records
Wed, 1 Mar 2006, 08:51 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
TUCSON, AZ - Mar. 1 (PRnetwire) -- Scientific Technologies Corporation (STC), a leading provider of public health information technology solutions, announces the collection of the 100 millionth vaccination record by the eight states and one regional immunization management systems (IMS) supported by STC. The award winning IMS effectively reduces health care costs, protects the public health, and can assist in emergency response efforts as evidenced after Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast.

Fourth Annual Russian Nights Festival Set to Light Up Los Angeles in April, 2006
Wed, 1 Mar 2006, 07:06 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Mar. 1 (PRnetwire) -- The Russian Nights Festival in Los Angeles presented by Moscow's Stas Namin Center today unveiled its most impressive and diverse schedule to date. From April 2-8, 2006, the City of Los Angeles will celebrate the rich culture of Russia, past and present, with an exciting new festival program featuring the best from the worlds of film, modern dance, music, theatre and contemporary art.

Sports Enthusiasts Launch of Million Fan Challenge Pixel Ad Website Put NFL Football Fans to The Test While Benefiting RCOA
Wed, 1 Mar 2006, 03:32 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Mar. 1 (PRnetwire) -- Two football fanatics from Indiana, Norman J Scott, a web/multimedia developer and Greg Whited, a licensed real estate agent, have launched a new sports website to unite football fans all across the world by utilizing a marketing phenomenon created by a college student from Florida. Their website allows them to link a business, organization, club, blog, etc. and promote it worldwide while supporting a favorite team's spirit.

Online Gambling Portal Guarantees Player Deposits
Wed, 1 Mar 2006, 03:13 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Mar. 1 (PRnetwire) -- Gambling Insider provides players with peace of mind when they choose an online casino through the site, by means of a deposit insurance up to $1000. Should the player and up in a dispute with the online casino, and there is conclusive proof of wrongdoing by the online casino, Gambling Insider will stand guarantee for the player's deposits up to $1000. This could include failure by the casino to honor winnings, slow payouts or any other form of unfair tactics by the casino.

Eric U. Now $350,000+ VP Strategic Planning for Maker of Durable Consumer Products in Southern California
Wed, 1 Mar 2006, 02:55 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
DALLAS, TX - Mar. 1 (PRnetwire) -- Accomplished on 11/30/05: Reporting to the CEO and Chairman, Eric will develop a 5-year strategic plan and lead and support corporate initiatives and/or acquisitions. He's pleased with his growth prospects and volunteered good things about McKenzie Scott Partners approach.

Author Caryn N. Casey Releases a Suspenseful New Novel Where Hollywood and Small-Town America Collide
Wed, 1 Mar 2006, 02:28 ESTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
LOS ANGELES, CA - Mar. 1 (PRnetwire) -- Inspired by personal insights into the entertainment industry and small-town life, Caryn N. Casey, a new voice in fiction, recently authored a novel, 'Hiding Eden Rain' (ISBN: 1420800167). In her new novel, she portrays a realistic, yet dramatic look, at family dynamics and the entertainment industry.

Ohio Woman is the First African American to Head Jewish Organization
Wed, 1 Mar 2006, 01:03 ESTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
CLEVELAND, OH - Mar. 1 (PRnetwire) -- Women's History Month pays tribute to inspiring women of the past and those who continue to motivate and uphold that legacy today. Cookie Lommel, Executive Director of the Western Region for the Jewish Labor Committee, denotes such exemplary leadership, and is also the first African-American woman to lead such a group into the future. The Los Angeles Times referred to her as 'a one-woman bridge.'

Anthony C. Now $120,000 Senior Manager, Preclinical Development for Pharmaceutical Firm in Northeast, Praises McKenzie Scott Partners' Emerging Jobs Supersearch
Wed, 1 Mar 2006, 12:23 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
DALLAS, TX - Mar. 1 (PRnetwire) -- Accomplished on 10/22/05: Reporting to the Head of Preclinical Development, Anthony will manage a group of scientists responsible for pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic testing, supporting preclinical and phase I clinical trials. He'll also be responsible for development and validation of assays. He's excited by his potential to make an impact.

Matchdoctor.com: Online Dating Meets Social Networking
Wed, 1 Mar 2006, 11:37 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
FT. LAUDERDALE, FL - Mar. 1 (PRnetwire) -- Online Singles, LLC is pioneering the online dating space by combining popular features of social networking sites (such as Myspace, Friendster, and Facebook) with online dating.

CarJockey.com Announces Launch of an Online Vehicle Trading System
Wed, 1 Mar 2006, 11:03 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
OWENSBORO, KY - Mar. 1 (PRnetwire) -- CarJockey.com, the Internet's largest wholesale used vehicle network for franchised dealers, announced the successful launch of its online trading system. Unlike other Internet based systems that depend on multiple buyers over extended periods to drive a fair price, CarJockey.com's unique system allows buyers and sellers to complete transactions at market values within minutes. Network members pay no setup fees, no monthly fees, and no listing fees.

February 2006

Sarah S. Now $125,000 Director of Operations in Midwest with Specialized Healthcare Insurer, praises McKenzie Scott Partners' Website
Tue, 28 Feb 2006, 07:58 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
DALLAS, TX - Feb. 28 (PRnetwire) -- Accomplished on 11/23/05: Reporting to the CFO, Sarah will be responsible for overall supervision of clinical operations for what she terms a 'health and well-being company.' She's pleased with her new job and employer, and heaped praise on McKenzie Scott Partners.

Gong H. Now $95,000+ Staff Reliability/FA Engineer in Northern California with Semiconductor Firm, Praises Marketing Director Jack W, Almost All McKenzie Scott Partners' Resources
Tue, 28 Feb 2006, 06:09 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
DALLAS, TX - Feb. 28 (PRnetwire) -- Accomplished on 10/19/05: Reporting to the FA/Reliability Manager, Gong will be responsible for product failure analysis (FA), debugging, and finding root cause from design or manufacturing. He'll also support the company's new product. He's pleased with the job and McKenzie Scott Partners.

Kubota Research's P-Wave(TM) ImpacGard(TM) Enhances Composite Impact Resistance
Tue, 28 Feb 2006, 05:14 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
HOCKESSIN, DE - Feb. 28 (PRnetwire) -- Kubota Research Associates, Inc. headquartered in Hockessin, Delaware, has developed a new method to significantly increase the impact and shatter resistance of composite materials, which is easily applied as a post treatment.

LG Electronics Chooses LiveRepair.com as a Provider of Technical Support Services to its Customers in Ukraine
Tue, 28 Feb 2006, 03:43 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
THORNWOOD, NY and KIEV, Ukraine - Feb. 28 (PRnetwire) -- The representative office of LG Electronics in Ukraine announced at EnterEX 2006 IT tradeshow the launch of a new promotional campaign for its notebook computers. Each LG notebook sold this spring will be bundled with a 1 year Expert.LG support license. Expert.LG support covers all computer-related questions - no matter if it is an issue with the notebook itself, installing or using software products, or connecting external devices.

InSciTek Secures $2 Million in Additional Funding from Enhanced Capital Partners LLC
Tue, 28 Feb 2006, 03:03 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
FAIRPORT, NY - Feb. 28 (PRnetwire) -- Further demonstrating its emerging leadership in the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) marketplace, InSciTek Microsystems Inc. (www.inscitek.com) announced today that it has received a $2 million investment from Enhanced Capital Partners LLC.

The Active Network Selects Patent-Pending M2SYS Fingerprint Software for Rapid Integration into Application Solutions Portfolio
Tue, 28 Feb 2006, 02:30 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
ATLANTA, GA - Feb. 28 (PRnetwire) -- M2SYS Technology, an innovator in biometric technology research and development, announced today it has finalized a long-term agreement with The Active Network, Inc., the leading provider of application services technology and marketing access to community services organizations. This agreement will benefit university campus recreation programs, school districts, the higher education market, and parks and recreation organizations by enabling The Active Network to integrate and distribute M2SYS' leading edge fingerprint technology within many of its software applications to tighten security, reduce costs, create operational efficiencies, and improve reporting accuracy.

Perception Software authorized as first national Data Management Integrator by Autodesk
Tue, 28 Feb 2006, 12:04 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
AUSTIN, TX - Feb. 28 (PRnetwire) -- Perception Software announced today its authorization as the first U.S. nationwide Data Management Integrator by Autodesk. As a nationally authorized DMI, Perception Software will focus on providing packaged data management product and implementation services offerings to engineering and manufacturing firms of all sizes. In addition, the company is also authorized as an Autodesk Development Partner to extend Autodesk's data management products to meet the needs of its customers.

iMAX Business Solutions to Provide Free Credit Card Terminals
Tue, 28 Feb 2006, 11:14 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
DENVER, CO - Feb. 28 (PRnetwire) -- Beginning March 1, 2006, iMAX Business Solutions will be providing all qualified merchants who enroll for credit card processing services with a free Verifone or Hypercom credit card terminal. All business types can benefit from this program. Historically the cost of credit card terminals can be as high as $1000.00 or even higher in some cases.

Spring House Painting? Think Historic Colors
Mon, 27 Feb 2006, 06:30 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
ANN ARBOR, MI - Feb. 27 (PRnetwire) -- Each spring millions of Americans set about updating their home's exterior with a new coat of paint. According to color specialist Robert Schweitzer they should strongly consider historic colors. Many homes are either blandly or badly colored, thereby ignoring the architectural features or hiding them in a monochrome scheme of white or taupe, says Schweitzer, author of 'Bungalow Colors' (ISBN: 1-58685-130-6) and owner of Historic Color Consulting.

Learn from a Pro - Sudoku Puzzles with the Guidance You Always Wanted!
Mon, 27 Feb 2006, 05:32 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Feb. 27 (PRnetwire) -- Indy-Tech Publishing, the publishing division of Sams Technical Publishing, LLC (www.samswebsite.com), has announced the February 2006 release of 'Absolute Sudoku,' ISBN 0-7906-1329-8.

Chef Oliver Saucy Celebrates His 20th Anniversary at Cafe Maxx
Mon, 27 Feb 2006, 04:47 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
POMPANO BEACH, FL - Feb. 27 (PRnetwire) -- This year marks Oliver Saucy's twentieth anniversary as the Executive Chef of Darrel & Oliver's Cafe Maxx. The world renowned South Florida restaurant, which was once a question on Jeopardy, has been at the culinary forefront thanks to Saucy's inspired creations. During these past two decades, the award-winning celebrity chef has sculpted his own style of Modern American Cuisine. His regionally distinctive blend of worldly cultural gastronomy is reflective of America's appreciative palate and the growing desire for authentic creativity.

PreViser and OralCare Corporation Partner in Japan to Provide Oral Disease Risk Assessment
Mon, 27 Feb 2006, 02:00 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
MOUNT VERNON, WA - Feb. 27 (PRnetwire) -- PreViser Corporation, a Washington State-based provider of patented oral disease and risk assessment software technology to the dental industry, announced today the finalization of a licensing agreement with OralCare Corporation of Tokyo, Japan to market PreViser technology to dentists within Japan.

Travel Expert Fred Brenner Has Devised 40 Brainteasers for Your Audience Related to U.S. and Canadian Travel and Geography
Mon, 27 Feb 2006, 01:29 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
LAKE ZURICH, IL - Feb. 27 (PRnetwire) -- Travel expert Fred Brenner is able to provide entertaining and informative answers and explanations to your audience to forty fascinating and thought-provoking brainteasers devised by Brenner related to U.S. and Canadian travel and geography. The remaining 37 brainteasers appear further below. Brenner has traveled on two-lane roads in all fifty U.S. states as well as in nearly every province and territory of Canada. He devised the questions and discovered their little-known answers through his extensive travels, study of maps, and by performing detailed research.

Long Term Care Insurance More Attractive Thanks to New Law; Answer Service from LTC Financial Partners Tells Who Can Benefit and How
Mon, 27 Feb 2006, 11:31 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, WA - Feb. 27 (PRnetwire) -- The Deficit Reduction Act, signed into law by President Bush on February 8, 'promises to encourage millions of Americans to buy long term care insurance,' says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners, the nation's most experienced long term care insurance brokerage. But he cautions, 'The legislation is a mine field of complexity that will vary from state to state as local programs roll out. The consumer needs help from experts to know if they can benefit and how.'

Biz-Tech and Entertainment Feature Summary for Week Ending Feb. 24
Fri, 24 Feb 2006, 05:57 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Feb. 24 (PRnetwire) -- The weekly entertainment and tech business news round-up of feature stories originating from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: Wonder Natural Foods launches low-fat peanut butter; a man tries to set Guinness World Record for domain name sale; Java Sutra launches coffee that can 'perk' up sex life; new CD album cover by 'The G-Man' upsets church groups; and internationally renowned medium Carla Mae hosts new TV special 'Messages with Carla Mae.'

'A Search of African American Life, Achievement and Culture' Chronicles Struggles and Success over the Past 500 Years
Fri, 24 Feb 2006, 04:40 ESTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
DALLAS, TX - Feb. 24 (PRnetwire) -- Did you know that the potato chip, fire extinguisher and lunar surface ultraviolet camera were all invented by African Americans? These facts and more can be found in Author John Cothran's newly published book, 'A Search of African American Life, Achievement and Culture' (ISBN: 0963400207 / 0963400215).

As Enterprise Network Complexity Rises, Outsourcing to a Managed Service Provider Increases Savings, Says Insight Research
Fri, 24 Feb 2006, 10:36 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
BOONTON, NJ - Feb. 24 (PRnetwire) -- The U.S. managed services market will grow at a compounded rate of 22 percent over the next five years due to growth in all segments of the managed services value chain, says a new market study from Insight Research. In today's sophisticated communications environment, it is the managed service providers that are in the best position to assist the enterprise customer as the promise of new IP capabilities greatly increases management complexity. Thus, revenues associated with the managed services market will grow from $34 billion in 2006 to nearly $94 billion in 2011.

Staten Island Yacht Sales Named Exclusive Cabo Dealer in New York
Thu, 23 Feb 2006, 05:42 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
STATEN ISLAND, NY - Feb. 23 (PRnetwire) -- In a statement released today, president and CEO of Staten Island Yacht Sales, Frank Bongiorno, announced that the company has become the official dealer for Cabo Yachts for the state of New York.

Better 'n Peanut Butter, the Only Low Fat Peanut Butter Spread, Helps Win Battle of the Bulge
Thu, 23 Feb 2006, 01:41 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
WATERMILL, NY - Feb. 23 (PRnetwire) -- Better 'n Peanut Butter, an all natural, delicious peanut butter spread from Wonder Natural Foods Corp. based in Watermill, NY, is pleasantly surprising dieters around the country. With 85% less fat and 40% less calories than regular peanut butter, Better 'n Peanut Butter is quickly becoming a staple in the households of America's weight watchers.

Misurata Free Trade Zone Paves Way for Global Oil Tools Libya Facility
Thu, 23 Feb 2006, 12:16 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
HOUSTON, TX - Feb. 23 (PRnetwire) -- Pursuant to the formal notice issued by the General Peoples Committee for the establishment of the 24,000 sq. ft. manufacturing and distribution facility in Misurata, Lyamec Corp announces that it has formally received the approval of Misurata's free trade zone on January 16th, 2006.

Clinical Study Confirms Safety and Efficacy of Novel Germicidal Device to Help Prevent Hospital-Acquired Infections
Wed, 22 Feb 2006, 07:35 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
BOSTON, MA - Feb. 22 (PRnetwire) -- Catheter site infections are among the most common and serious hospital-acquired infections. UVSolutions announces that data from a recently completed clinical study confirms its patented catheter site disinfection system (also patented for wound care) is safe and efficacious on the most sensitive skin.

Can Pixels Save a Marriage? An Ohio Man Wants to Find Out!
Wed, 22 Feb 2006, 05:52 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
CINCINNATI, OH - Feb. 22 (PRnetwire) -- An Ohio man is trying to save his marriage using the latest craze in advertising... pixel ads. He's hoping his website (PixelsSavedMyMarriage.com) will help him pay down the debt that's slowly destroying his marriage. Can it be done? Mike Browning plans to find out!

Java Sutra: Feel-Good Coffee Perks up Sex Life and Percolates Passion
Wed, 22 Feb 2006, 04:58 ESTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
PORTLAND, OR - Feb. 22 (PRnetwire) -- Java Sutra, a Portland-based company, recently unveiled a nutrient-infused, life-enhancement coffee designed to boost sexual energy in men and women. Java Sutra's ingredients are organically grown using socially and ecologically responsible methods.

New England's Powow River Poets Featured in New Anthology by a Florida Publisher That's Making Waves
Wed, 22 Feb 2006, 03:36 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
FLAGLER BEACH, FL - Feb. 22 (PRnetwire) -- Ocean Publishing, a small press with a big vision, released its newest book, 'The Powow River Anthology,' a collection of poetry by 24 members of the celebrated Powow River Poets.

Armor Electric Announces Prototype Delivery for Mexico Contract
Wed, 22 Feb 2006, 01:33 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SOLANA BEACH, CA - Feb. 22 (PRnetwire) -- Armor Electric Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ARME) wishes to announce that Majestic Auto Ltd., a division of Hero Motors of India, has completed the engineering and manufacturing of the test model three wheel electric powered taxi cabs to be delivered to the taxi cab company in Mexico City for the Joint Venture Group.

Who's Who at the 2006 International Art Expo?
Tue, 21 Feb 2006, 07:32 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
NEW YORK, NY - Feb. 21 (PRnetwire) -- At this year's New York Decor International Art Expo, scheduled March 2 - 6, some of the most intriguing, magnificent, unique and original works of fine art will be on display. Featured will be new, emerging and dynamic artist Donald J. Davenport. Davenport brings to market unique and different original works of mixed medium art. Davenports' depth and technical values in surrealistic realism with an edge of symbolism will certainly captivate the attention of many viewers attending this year show.

New Psychic Medium TV Special 'Messages' to Air March 4th in Dallas, Texas
Tue, 21 Feb 2006, 05:49 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
DALLAS, TX - Feb. 21 (PRnetwire) -- Omni Visual Media has produced a 1 hour special for television named 'Messages with Carla Mae' airing on UPN21 in Dallas - Fort Worth on March 4th, 2006 at 6 - 7pm. The new program features internationally renowned medium Caral Mae as she touches people's lives by connecting them with the other side, as well as documents gripping spiritual stories of miracles, growth and healing.

Tibersoft Announces Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Chooses Tibersoft IQ Solution for Supply Chain Cost Control
Tue, 21 Feb 2006, 04:25 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
WESTBOROUOGH, MA - Feb. 21 (PRnetwire) -- Tibersoft, the expert in food cost control systems for the foodservice industry, announced that Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc., the casual dining company that serves up wholesome, fun, feel-good experiences by offering its guests high-quality gourmet burgers and innovative menu items in a family-friendly environment, will utilize Tibersoft IQ to provide timely and accurate product movement information.

Buddha's Ancient Wisdom for Modern Secular Life
Tue, 21 Feb 2006, 12:45 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
HOUSTON, TX - Feb. 21 (PRnetwire) -- One may call it Buddha's ancient path, yet the word 'ancient' is suitable only to identify the 2500-year-old texts from which these ideas are taken. The wisdom offered is practical, useful, and exceedingly relevant to modern life. In his book 'Beautiful Living: Buddha's Way to Prosperity, Wisdom, and Inner Peace' (ISBN: 0-9772343-0-4), Bhikkhu Basnagoda Rahula reveals, in simple yet elegant language, the steps and techniques Buddha recommended for the success and happiness of his lay community.

Point to Point, Inc. Announces Emergence from Bankruptcy; Components of Bankruptcy Financing
Tue, 21 Feb 2006, 11:46 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
KANSAS CITY, MO - Feb. 21 (PRnetwire) -- Point to Point, Inc. (formerly known as Point to Point Business Development, Inc.) announced that it will emerge from bankruptcy today. The reorganization plan includes a line of credit arranged through AGS Capital LLC, a private equity firm located in Indianapolis, IN.

Entrepreneur Ups the Ante and Sells Domain Name for $1 More than Sex.com for Chance at Breaking World Record
Tue, 21 Feb 2006, 11:04 ESTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Feb. 21 (PRnetwire) -- What's in a name? Apparently, a lot. TheRecordBreakingDomain.com Website is excited to announce that they are upping the ante for their domain name from $7,500,001 to $12,000,001 - $1 more than the unofficial record of Sex.com, whose sale recently made international headlines - and millions more than the official record holder, Business.com.

New Album from The G-Man Released With Controversial Cover
Tue, 21 Feb 2006, 07:00 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Feb. 21 (PRnetwire) -- Scott G, who records as The G-Man), has released his 5th full-length CD entitled MOTION POTION with a cover design that some church groups find suggestive and disturbing.

Agents Flocking to LTC Financial Partners, the Fast-Growing Long Term Care Insurance Brokerage; 'Top Producers Want to Be Owners,' the Company Explains
Tue, 21 Feb 2006, 06:25 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
KIRKLAND, WA - Feb. 21 (PRnetwire) -- LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation's most experienced long term care insurance brokerage, has grown from 91 agents a year ago to 167 today, a whopping 84% increase. What's the big draw? 'Ownership,' says Cameron Truesdell, CEO. 'The best agents come to us because they want a piece of the action. They also want the professional status of partnership, as in law firms.'

Parties Announce $4.45 Million Settlement of Overtime and Other Wage and Hour Claims for New York Employees of Service Corp. International Affiliates
Mon, 20 Feb 2006, 04:08 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
WASHINGTON, D.C., NEW YORK, and HOUSTON - Feb. 20 (PRnetwire) -- The Law Office of Richard T. Seymour, P.L.L.C. and The Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Firm, LLP, counsel for a class of present and former employees of Service Corp. International affiliates, and Baker & Hostetler LLP, counsel for Service Corp. International, and its affiliates, are today announcing a settlement in Sines et al. v. Service Corp. International (SCI), et al., a case in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Free Online Poker for Mac Users Comes to Compatiblepoker.com
Mon, 20 Feb 2006, 02:14 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL - Feb. 20 (PRnetwire) -- Compatiblepoker.com opens up a full Mac(R) poker review and compatibility Website on the best free Mac online poker rooms. Compatiblepoker.com's free online poker for Mac review center is said to have the best information for Mac poker players on the web.

Harper Arrington Publishing and Media Releases Announces 'Are You the Next Hot Designer' National Contest
Mon, 20 Feb 2006, 01:20 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
DETROIT, MI - Feb. 20 (PRnetwire) -- Harper Arrington Publishing and Media today announced their first annual 'Are You the Next Hot Designer' National Contest, which is sponsored by startingaclothingline.com, and is open to designers, aspiring designers, and anyone with a flair for fashion. The first prize winner will receive the HADDS 2.0 Fashion Design Software plus a special added prize pack valued at over $250.00.

Staples, Comcast Sign On as Sponsors for Home Office Expo
Mon, 20 Feb 2006, 12:36 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
BOSTON, MA - Feb. 20 (PRnetwire) -- South Street Media announced today that Staples and Comcast Workplace have joined the growing list of sponsors for the premiere Home Office Expo, being held June 2-4, 2006, at the Bayside Expo Center in Boston, signing on as title sponsors for the event.

Find a Date Without Anyone Else Knowing - Online Dating for Those Who Don't Want to Get Caught
Mon, 20 Feb 2006, 11:16 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
MONARCH BAY, CA - Feb. 20 (PRnetwire) -- Private Date Finder, LLC. reports the explosive growth of PrivateDateFinders.com, the only dating site where you can find romance without anyone else knowing. The site offers a unique way to conceal how you pay and also completely eliminates all of the tracks you leave behind. The process is totally confidential and provides the comfort of knowing your activities remain private.

Entertainment and Technology Feature Summary for Week Ending Feb. 17
Fri, 17 Feb 2006, 05:29 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Feb. 17 (PRnetwire) -- The weekly entertainment and tech business news round-up of feature stories originating from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: a new business called 'eNthems' takes custom on-hold music to the next level with corporate anthems; AllPro Deal, Inc. releases 2006 NBA Sports Playing Cards in time for all-star game; Maternity Bride by Jessica Kustura offers a full line of maternity wedding dresses and maternity bridesmaid gowns; and NY Times best-selling author Patrick Carman and Agros International donate children's books for Literacy Project in Central America.

Gay Real Estate, Inc. Launches GayGhettos.com a Nationwide Database of Gay / Gay Friendly Neighborhoods
Fri, 17 Feb 2006, 04:44 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
DENVER, CO - Feb. 17 (PRnetwire) -- Gay Real Estate, Inc. today announced the launch of the Internet's first nationwide database of gay and gay friendly neighborhoods in the United States.

Solo Performer Show Controller Version 3 Sports a New User Interface and Improved Lighting Control Functionality
Fri, 17 Feb 2006, 05:59 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
PHILADELPHIA, PA - Feb. 17 (PRnetwire) -- Alien Apparatus Company, Inc. releases Solo Performer Show Controller version 3. Solo Performer Show Controller is a system for controlling the background music, lyrics displays, MIDI effects, and light shows for musicians. The system is unique in that all functionality can be controlled by the musician while performing by using a six-button foot controller to control software that runs on Windows and Macintosh computers.

Artist Perreaoult Daniels, 'Controversial Images are Achilles Heel of Terrorist'
Thu, 16 Feb 2006, 06:32 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Feb. 16 (PRnetwire) -- Artist Perreaoult Daniels announces that all Controversial Images found on his Web site are free for use in any broadcast, print or Internet media. The Artist has been threatened, his studio broken into and computer destroyed. Perreaoult's position is that 'We artists are portraying a reality that we perceive, if the image offends then perhaps it reflects a reality that others do not wish to acknowledge. It is the Achilles heel of the advocates of terror.'

Seven Everest Poker Players Compete in French Open in Deauville, France
Thu, 16 Feb 2006, 02:34 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
MONTREAL, Quebec - Feb. 16 (PRnetwire) -- Eight players were winners in Everest Poker's Direct Entry Satellite Tournament for the French Open on January 21, 2006. On February 8, seven of the eight winners descended on Deauville, France, site of the French Open, a European Poker Tour event. Each player had their 4,000 EURO buy-in paid for by Everest Poker, and each player also received US$1,500 in spending money.

DevTeam: LiveRepair.com Expands into Outsourced Software Development
Thu, 16 Feb 2006, 01:26 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
THORNWOOD, NY - Feb. 16 (PRnetwire) -- LiveRepair.com Inc., a leading provider of remote support solutions, officially announced a new direction in the company's growth. LiveRepair.com's software development department that was previously more focused on creating software and Web solutions for internal use and integration/customization projects now forms a new company division named DevTeam (devteam.liverepair.com). It will focus on supplying outsourced software development, as well as Web site design and Web development services for companies worldwide.

Everest Casino Announces Winter Olympics Video Slot Machine And Tournament
Thu, 16 Feb 2006, 12:54 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
MONTREAL, Quebec - Feb. 16 (PRnetwire) -- Everest Casino has released a new video slot machine, Go for the GOLD!, timed to coincide with the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino, Italy. The new game features all 15 sports in the spotlight at the Olympics, plus a Wild Symbol, Scatter Symbols, a gamble game, a bonus round and an Instant Jackpot of $62,500.

Emerald Systems Partners with M2SYS to Provide Customers with Integrated Fingerprint Software for Positive Inmate Identification
Thu, 16 Feb 2006, 12:12 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
ATLANTA, GA - Feb. 16 (PRnetwire) -- M2SYS Technology, an innovator in biometric technology research and development, announced it has finalized a long-term partnership agreement with Emerald Systems, a leading provider of web based high technology applications for the public safety industry, to integrate the M2SYS patent-pending fingerprint recognition solution called Bio-Plugin(TM) into the Emerald JADE II Inmate & Facility Management System. The technology is now available to Emerald's growing customer base of detention centers throughout the U.S.

Fighting the Spread of Disease Among Airline Passengers
Thu, 16 Feb 2006, 11:24 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
ENCINO, CA - Feb. 16 (PRnetwire) -- International travel is often cited as a major factor in the global spread of disease. Contracting an illness while aboard an airplane can be a serious matter. From the annoying common cold to more serious SARS infections, air travelers are exposed to more germs and disease than ever before. A fast growing company in Southern California has recently produced a product which could allay many of these fears. Aero-San Corporation has designed and manufactures convenient and affordable airline seat cover and head rest packages under the name of Traveller's Edge.

CADFORCE Secures $1.7 Million in Series A Funding Led By Santa Barbara-Based Venture Capital Firm, Rincon Venture Partners
Wed, 15 Feb 2006, 08:35 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Feb. 15 (PRnetwire) -- CADFORCE, Inc., a Los Angeles-based provider of outsourced CAD drafting services for architects and homebuilders, has secured a $1.7 million Series A round of financing led by Rincon Venture Partners, an early-stage venture capital firm, based in Santa Barbara, CA. The Series A round also included members of Southern California's Tech Coast Angels, and a handful of other industry insiders. Douglas Webster, Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions at MCI, and Jim Andelman, General Partner at Rincon Venture Partners, will join Robert Vanech, Chief Executive Officer of CADFORCE, on the Board.

Neotrope Hosting Gives 'The Boot' to Texas - Recommends Companies Leave the Lone Star State Alone
Wed, 15 Feb 2006, 06:20 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
TORRANCE, CA - Feb. 15 (PRnetwire) -- Neotrope(R) Hosting today announced it will be moving all of its Web server hardware out of the co-location facilities located within the state of Texas, and specifically, Dallas County, due to an alleged 'blackmail tax' on companies who co-locate computer equipment with hosting facilities in that state, after receiving a 'property tax' bill for 2005 which amounts to 8% of the value of the hardware simply for the pleasure of the machine sitting in a rack in Dallas County.

Posse Construction Joins Metallic Building Company As Authorized Builder
Wed, 15 Feb 2006, 03:16 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
WASHINGTON, DC - Feb. 15 (PRnetwire) -- Posse Construction Services LLC today announced that it is now an official Authorized Builder for Metallic Building Company. The construction company based out of Washington D.C., currently has customers in Virginia, Maryland and District of Columbia. Historically, Posse Construction Services has served in the residential remodeling and restoration arena.

Pregnant Brides no Longer Face Problem of Finding Maternity Wedding Dresses
Wed, 15 Feb 2006, 12:51 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
SANTA BARBARA, CA - Feb. 15 (PRnetwire) -- A recent survey of bridal shop owners indicates that as many as 1 in every 5 brides is pregnant. Yet, until now, finding a maternity wedding dress was like finding a needle in a haystack. Now in their second year, Maternity Bride by Jessica Kustura (www.MaternityBride.com) offers a full line of maternity wedding dresses and maternity bridesmaid gowns.

National Mortgage Compliance Expert, Donald Lampe, to Present at ComplianceEase's 2006 Mortgage Compliance Outlook Webinar
Wed, 15 Feb 2006, 12:12 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Feb. 15 (PRnetwire) -- ComplianceEase, a leading provider of compliance and risk-management solutions, is hosting the 2006 Mortgage Compliance Outlook Webinar. This Webinar offers attendees expert insight and information about the significant regulatory compliance issues of 2006.

NBA All-Star Game is in the Cards
Tue, 14 Feb 2006, 02:03 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
GLENDALE, CA - Feb. 14 (PRnetwire) -- Just in time for the 2006 NBA All-Star game, publisher AllPro Deal, Inc. announces the release of the 2006 NBA Sports Playing Cards. Following the success of last season's product debut, the 2006 edition contains new players and rankings for those NBA All-Stars popular enough to make the cut. A proven collectible souvenir and NBA favorite for fans and game players, the Sports Playing Cards offer 52 full-color hand-painted caricature portraits of the NBA's best on a deck of casino-quality playing cards.

Libyan American Corporation to Sponsor 'Family Fun & Run' Event in Houston
Tue, 14 Feb 2006, 01:18 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
HOUSTON, TX - Feb. 14 (PRnetwire) -- The Lyamec Corporation is proud to announce that it will sponsor the 3rd Annual 'Family Run & Fun' event which will be held at the University of Houston-Cinco Ranch on Saturday, May 13th, 2006. This exciting and unique event will celebrate the youth of Katy, presenting their art, their music and showcasing their commitment to community service as exhibited by their participation in the important fund raising event.

Styles That Swing: Cocchia Hits the Women's Golf Clothing Scene with a Full Line for Fall/Winter 2006
Tue, 14 Feb 2006, 12:19 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN DIEGO, CA - Feb. 14 (PRnetwire) -- San Diego based COCCHIA announced today the launch of their brand new women's golf apparel company, complete with a full line of mix n' match pieces for Fall/Winter 2006.

Create a Business that 'eNthems' out from the Crowd: A Company Anthem Provides a Competitive Edge
Tue, 14 Feb 2006, 11:35 ESTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
SACRAMENTO, CA - Feb. 14 (PRnetwire) -- Every country has a national anthem, so why not every company? That is exactly the question that eNthem.com puts forth to potential customers. This new and innovative Website offers businesses the opportunity to create a personal song or 'eNthem.' Why have customers listen to 'on-hold' music, when you can use these precious minutes to communicate what your company is all about?

CA Certifies HostBridge as Interoperable with Advantage CA-Ideal for CA-Datacom: Integration Using XML and Web Services
Tue, 14 Feb 2006, 11:03 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
STILLWATER, OK - Feb. 14 (PRnetwire) -- 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.

Hearts Rapidly Devoured at Valentine's Day Massacre - GoldenPalace.com Eating Contest Commemorates Infamous Mob Hit
Mon, 13 Feb 2006, 05:20 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
CHICAGO, IL - Feb. 13 (PRnetwire) -- In a violent display of mass consumption, Chicago native Patrick Bertoletti, arguably the fastest rising rookie in the sport of competitive eating, slaughtered the competition by eating nearly 2 pounds of chocolate hearts at the GoldenPalace.com Valentine's Day Chocolate Massacre this morning to win $5000.

ABS and Unify Partner to Serve the Complete Homebuilder Supply Chain
Mon, 13 Feb 2006, 04:53 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
ROCHESTER, NY - Feb. 13 (PRnetwire) -- Associated Builder Solutions (ABS), providing homebuilders with executive search and business consulting since 1968 announces an alliance with Unify International, specialists in improving operations and construction systems with builders and trade contractors.

Steven L. Jay CLU, CHFC Announces New Location
Mon, 13 Feb 2006, 04:23 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
FORT WASHINGTON, PA - Feb. 13 (PRnetwire) -- Steven L. Jay CLU, CHFC is pleased to announce the completion of his move to his new Fort Washington offices at 465 Commerce Drive, Fort Washington, PA, 19034. The investment and financial planning practice has been serving individuals and corporate clients for over 20 years.

Author Patrick Carman and Agros International Donate Children's Books for Literacy Project in Central America
Mon, 13 Feb 2006, 03:47 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SEATTLE, WA - Feb. 13 (PRnetwire) -- The New York Times best-selling children's author Patrick Carman, and Agros International, a Seattle-based, non-profit organization that works with poor, rural families to help them escape poverty, are teaming up with Scholastic to bring libraries to 25 communities in Central America and Mexico. Carman, best-known for his highly successful 'Land Of Elyon' book series, has made a commitment to put books into the hands of children in Central America and Mexico.

PronunciationWorkshop Trains U.S. Embassy Staffers in Iraq and Afghanistan How to Correctly Pronounce American English
Mon, 13 Feb 2006, 02:32 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
CHICAGO, IL - Feb. 13 (PRnetwire) -- PronunciationWorkshop.com LLC, a leader in American Accent Training, announced today that their DVD Video Training Program is helping the U.S. fight the war on terrorism. Their unique English Pronunciation Training Course is being used to assist linguists and translators, some who are involved with the Saddam Hussein trial, with improving their ability to speak English clearly and effectively.

Fort Washington Financial Group LLC Announces its New Location.
Mon, 13 Feb 2006, 12:43 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
FORT WASHINGTON, PA - Feb. 13 (PRnetwire) -- The Fort Washington Financial Group is pleased to announce the completion of our move to our new Fort Washington offices at 465 Commerce Drive, Fort Washington, PA, 19034. With our new offices we will continue to provide the best possible support for current clients. The new expanded office space will also allow for the hiring of additional employee benefit professionals to meet the needs of our future growth.

Business and Entertainment Feature Summary for Week Ending Feb. 10
Fri, 10 Feb 2006, 08:01 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Feb. 10 (PRnetwire) -- The weekly entertainment and tech business news roundup of feature stories originating from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: ElectionMall Technologies' Election Security Seal Program demonstrated on Capital Hill; PHIS, Inc. announced availability of its novel wide-spectrum homeopathic remedy, CarcinPLUS; BetEagle.com lays odds for Tocchet Gambling Trial outcome; and Mama-n-Mebag.com offers 'tote kit' for expectant moms with all the necessities and ensures that mom, baby and spouse have everything they need when their bundle of joy arrives.

OneHourRefund Offers Rapid Return Filing and Refunds from the Comfort of Home
Fri, 10 Feb 2006, 07:14 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
NASHVILLE, TN - Feb. 10 (PRnetwire) -- OneHourRefund.com has launched an online tax preparation and rapid refund service for the 2005 filing year. Consumers can process their returns in as little as an hour's time. The service includes both state and federal returns, and a free trial is available.

Lawyers for L.A. County Have Lured Judge into Signing a Court Order Which the Judge Did Not Orally Pronounce, states Anant Tripati
Fri, 10 Feb 2006, 05:58 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, CA - Feb. 10 (PRnetwire) -- According to Anant Tripati, on January 24, 2006 Judge Paul Gutman of the Los Angeles County Superior Court signed a court order presented to him by lawyers representing Los Angeles County states Anant Tripati (BC 343351). These lawyers had Judge Paul Gutman state, in writing, that he had decided facts stated in page 2 line 3 through 18; line 22 to page 3 line 5 in the order, though the Judge did not make any such decision, states Tripati.

Just Say It: Multimedia Technology is Creating New Ways to Promote Products and Services and Also Offers a Clever Way to Celebrate Valentine's Day
Fri, 10 Feb 2006, 04:31 ESTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
LOS ANGELES, CA - Feb. 10 (PRnetwire) -- Starting this month, SantaClarita2day.com is adding audio advertising to its menu. This will provide businesses - small, medium and large - with the opportunity to communicate to customers first hand.

Thousands of McKenzie Scott Clients Express Gratitude for Firm's Team Support
Fri, 10 Feb 2006, 01:14 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
DALLAS, TX - Feb. 10 (PRnetwire) -- 'We've analyzed thousands of completion reports from clients, and they make highly enthusiastic remarks about all of our resources, but the single resource that generates the most expression of appreciation is the continuing support, direction and encouragement they get from their McKenzie Scott team,' according to Robert Gerberg, President of McKenzie Scott, the nation's leading provider of job search resources for those seeking over $50,000.

'Who Doesn't Bet?' - Including Professional Athletes at BetEagle.com - Odds announced for Outcome of Tocchet Gambling Trial
Thu, 9 Feb 2006, 09:18 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica - Feb. 9 (PRnetwire) -- Since opening the doors in 1997 one of the most respected names in on-line gaming has been taking bets from professional athletes, some retired and others currently playing. BetEagle.com customers include various Hall of Fame greats. These gamers represent an abundance of players from the NHL, NBA, MLB, NFL and fight sports alike. BetEagle - Recreation, Entertainment, Lifestyle.

Health Advocacy Group Claims that Christians are Killing Themselves with Food
Thu, 9 Feb 2006, 07:00 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
SCOTTSDALE, AZ - Feb. 9 (PRnetwire) -- With diabetes and heart disease becoming more prevalent worldwide, a very vocal Christian ministry is vigorously challenging what many Christians believe about healing disease. Rational Christian Ministries, a non-denominational ministry and health advocacy group based in Scottsdale, Arizona, is actively promoting a grassroots movement to remind the millions suffering with chronic or acute diseases that the Bible does provide the answer to healing.

McKenzie Scott Claims Its Three Strong Guarantees Best in the Profession
Thu, 9 Feb 2006, 04:45 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
DALLAS, TX - Feb. 9 (PRnetwire) -- 'We believe we are the only firm in the career services field to ever be able to offer services to individuals or businesses with money back, satisfaction and performance guarantees,' said Robert Gerberg, President of McKenzie Scott, the nation's leading provider of job search resources for those seeking over $50,000.

McKenzie Scott Database of Enthusiastic Clients Continues to Grow
Thu, 9 Feb 2006, 01:41 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
DALLAS, TX - Feb. 9 (PRnetwire) -- Robert Gerberg, President of McKenzie Scott, the nation's leading provider of job search resources for those seeking over $50,000, announced today that the firm's database of enthusiastic clients continues to grow at a rapid clip. The firm closely tracks completion of all client job searches, and starting in 2004 began to keep a separate file of clients who volunteered positive comments about McKenzie Scott's resources and team support.

Local Banks to Link Long Term Health with Long Term Wealth; New Program from LTC Financial Partners Helps It Happen
Thu, 9 Feb 2006, 11:19 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
KIRKLAND, WA - Feb. 9 (PRnetwire) -- According to LTC Financial Partners (LTCFP), Northeast Bank, a subsidiary of Northeast Bancorp (AMEX: NBN) is the first regional or local bank to incorporate LTCFP's health-related support system into their financial advisory services in a formal way. 'We're already supporting national organizations,' says Dan Cahn, who heads the program for LTCFP.

Everest Poker Announces 2006 Winter Olympics Promotion, Featuring Daily Prizes During All 16 Days of Events
Wed, 8 Feb 2006, 07:24 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
MONTREAL, Quebec - Feb. 8 (PRnetwire) -- Everest Poker, the premier online poker room, has announced its Winter Olympics sweepstakes, 16 consecutive calendar days from February 11-26 where prizes will be awarded each day.

Election Security Seal Program to Demonstrate on Capital Hill
Wed, 8 Feb 2006, 06:51 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Feb. 8 (PRnetwire) -- At a first of a kind opportunity on Capitol Hill, members of Congress, congressional staffers, senior policy experts, and the staff of the Bush Administration will have the chance to view ElectionMall Technologies' Election Security Seal Program at the Congressional Internet Advisory Committee Reception and Technology Fair.

TicketsR.com Joins Symphony on Ice for an Evening of Spectacular Skating Performed to the Sound of the Best Russian, British and Italian Singers
Wed, 8 Feb 2006, 06:17 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, CA - Feb. 8 (PRnetwire) -- TicketsR.com today announced that tickets for Symphony on Ice, an evening of spectacular skating performed to the sound of the best Russian, British and Italian Singers, are now available for sale at www.TicketsR.com. Symphony on Ice will perform at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena on May 14 at 7:00 p.m.

McKenzie Scott Customer Satisfaction Level at Top for Any Service Industry
Wed, 8 Feb 2006, 05:52 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
DALLAS, TX - Feb. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) - Robert Gerberg, President of McKenzie Scott, the nation's leading provider of job search resources for those seeking over $50,000, today announced that the firm's customer satisfaction level was at the top for most service industries.

Cervalis and eXpertivity Mortgage Solutions Corp. Sign Partnership Agreement
Wed, 8 Feb 2006, 04:10 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
STAMFORD, CT - Feb. 8 (PRnetwire) -- Cervalis, a leading provider of premier IT infrastructure solutions, today announced that is has entered into a partnership agreement with eXpertivity Mortgage Solutions Corp. Under the agreement, eXpertivity will incorporate Cervalis' IT Infrastructure Services, Data Security and Protection, Business Continuity and Rapid Recovery solutions to provide its customers with Cervalis' high standards of business resilience and to help accelerate eXpertivity's rapid gain in the $5 billion mortgage processing market.

Aviation Services Provider Achieves International Authorization
Wed, 8 Feb 2006, 03:13 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
MENA, AR - Feb. 8 (PRnetwire) -- Rose Aircraft Services, Inc. has received EASA approval for its existing repair station certificate. Rose Aircraft Services, Inc. is a full service Aircraft Avionics, Maintenance and Interior and Exterior Refurbishment Services Provider, located in Mena, Arkansas since 1964.

Mama-n-MeBag.com Delivers Comfort and Convenience for the Expectant Mother's Big Day in an All-in-One Tote
Wed, 8 Feb 2006, 01:48 ESTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
MIRAMAR, FL - Feb. 8 (PRnetwire) -- Expectant moms and their anxious spouses have other things to worry about when delivery time is near than if they remembered their toothbrush, or where the camera is located. This is where Mama-n-Mebag.com steps in and takes control. They offer all the necessities, and some little luxuries, to reduce stress and ensure that mom, baby and spouse, have all they need when their bundle of joy arrives.

McKenzie Scott Puts Resources Behind Consumer Protection Policies
Wed, 8 Feb 2006, 12:40 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
DALLAS, TX - Feb. 8 (PRnetwire) -- Robert Gerberg, President of McKenzie Scott, the nation's leading provider of job search resources for those seeking over $50,000, today announced that new, expanded resources will be put behind its consumer protection policies.

Drive For Free Gas
Wed, 8 Feb 2006, 11:00 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN DIEGO, CA - Feb. 8 (PRnetwire) -- Everyone has something to say about high gas prices. FreeGasHelp.com, based in Oceanside, CA, a new and innovative advertising and promotion company, is doing something about it. The company connects businesses with folks willing to display their ad messages on their vehicles. They provide a unique solution that benefits both business and consumers alike.

McKenzie Scott Achieves New Customer Satisfaction Levels
Tue, 7 Feb 2006, 09:17 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
DALLAS, TX - Feb. 7 (PRnetwire) -- Robert Gerberg, President of McKenzie Scott, the nation's leading provider of job search resources for those seeking over $50,000, today announced that the firm has achieved a new level of customer satisfaction.

Millions of Valentines Are Blue
Tue, 7 Feb 2006, 07:19 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
TAMPA, FL - Feb. 7 (PRnetwire) -- Although the color red rules during the month of February, millions of people are not feeling so rosy. Amidst crimson cupids, heart-shaped boxes of chocolate, and rows of romantic red greeting cards, plenty of women and men are feeling blue. Kendall Smith-Sullivan, M.A., dating expert and author of 'Soulmate Logic' (ISBN: 1419608770) explains why.

Everest Casino Launches New 'Shopping Spree' Slot Machine
Tue, 7 Feb 2006, 04:25 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
MONTREAL, Quebec - Feb. 7 (PRnetwire) -- Everest Casino, in a departure from traditional slot machine design, has released a new game, Shopping Spree, which taps into the glamorous and trendy world of high fashion - with female-oriented themes and slot machine symbols.

Local Business Banishes Bridezilla
Tue, 7 Feb 2006, 03:06 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Feb. 7 (PRnetwire) -- The Webster Hill Photography Agency is going toe to toe with Bridezilla. Their secret weapon? The word 'NO.' Meet Natalie Sousa. After nearly 10 years as a professional wedding photographer, Sousa founded Webster Hill. The photo agency specializes in matching clients to qualified photographers through a comprehensive screening process.

Human Rights Protestors Create World's First Velvet Muhammad; Velvet Prophet Paintings Given to Radical Islamic Groups
Tue, 7 Feb 2006, 01:16 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, NY - Feb. 7 (PRnetwire) -- With or without fluorescent paint, few things are as quintessentially kitschy as black velvet paintings. But many political leaders in Europe and the United States seem to agree with the Pope and the Islamic community that free speech is what's truly out of style. In response to this officially endorsed cultural intimidation, an international group of brave human rights activists, known as the Velvet Prophet People, have created the Velvet Muhammad to demonstrate that 'free speech is never in poor taste.'

Insurance Outsourcing Service Pumps Cash into CPA Firms
Tue, 7 Feb 2006, 06:30 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
NEWTON, MA - Feb. 7 (PRnetwire) -- Today The Financial Resource Group announced 'Integrated Insurance Planning(TM),' a service that helps CPA firms profit from insurance recommendations. 'Many firms are moving into insurance, but few are making much money at it," says Barry Goldwater, Principal of The Financial Resource Group (FRG). 'We aim to change that; why should insurance advice be a loss leader?' Goldwater asks. 'We see firms outsourcing their insurance business, throwing sizable revenue to outside advisors and possibly to the competition. We have created a way for firms to monetize this revenue in-house.'

Books to Bookmark(TM) - 12 New Books Worth a Look for Jan. 2006
Mon, 6 Feb 2006, 05:27 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
REDONDO BEACH, CA - Feb. 6 (PRnetwire) -- Publishers Newswire (www.pubnewswire.com) announced today 12 new books 'worth a look,' announced during January 2006. Topics include 'The Little Entrepreneur - Takes Flight' by Michael Harper and Jay Arrington designed to teach kids how to turn their hobbies into businesses; Penny Webster's 'Allergy Free For All Ages: Milk-free, Egg-free, Nut-free Recipes' offers safe food alternatives that are delicious enough to satisfy the whole family; and Riley Books has released the first book dedicated entirely to the travel options surrounding the city of Loreto in Baja, Mexico.

Belanger and Foley, Inc. Begins Second Major Project in Lowell, MA
Mon, 6 Feb 2006, 01:04 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
NORTH CHELMSFORD, MA - Feb. 6 (PRnetwire) -- Belanger and Foley, Inc., a full service architectural, planning and design firm, announced today that the construction of the new Longmeadow Golf Club in Tewksbury MA, is on schedule and on budget. The project represents the second major project designed by Belanger & Foley in the last twelve months. The first project, the design and planning of the Bishop McNamara Center at Lowell Catholic High School, was initiated in March, 2005, and is ahead of schedule.

A New Twist In An Old Healing Dance
Mon, 6 Feb 2006, 10:57 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
COLUMBUS, OH - Feb. 6 (PRnetwire) -- PHIS, Inc. announced today the availability of its novel wide-spectrum homeopathic remedy, CarcinPLUS(TM), a single remedy made from the blood of a breast cancer donor who was taking several notable natural supplements to assist in treating her cancer. This type of homeopathic remedy is classified as a 'nosode' according to the FDA and is available by prescription only. Nosodes are created from the diseased tissue of an organism using the basic homeopathic principal of 'like treating like.' The history of this practice stems from 1830 when Constantine Hering was the first to consider the use of nosodes.

Entertainment and Technology Feature Summary for Week Ending Feb. 3
Fri, 3 Feb 2006, 06:37 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, CA - Feb. 3 (PRnetwire) -- The weekly entertainment and tech business news roundup of feature stories originating from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: Gospel and R&B star Rodney Jerkins nominated for Grammy; Rupert Boneham to tell all in new book about CBS TV's Survivor; California Non-profits announce programs to inspire kids to excel at fitness, leadership and character development; and Hollywood special effects and robotics expert Woody Lawhon launches new Moving Mannequins venture for the fashion and retail industries.

Internet Casino Acquires Seattle Super Dog - eBay's Hottest Dog
Fri, 3 Feb 2006, 01:19 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
ARLINGTON, WA - Feb. 3 (PRnetwire) -- GoldenPalace.com, the internet casino known for its eccentric eBay purchases, has won an auction for a hot dog with a bid of $1800 US. GoldenPalace.com adds to its collection of eccentric items while benefiting cancer research.

Governor's Council On Physical Fitness and Sports Signs Up 1000th Teen in New Fitness Pass Offering
Thu, 2 Feb 2006, 07:35 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Feb. 2 (PRnetwire) -- The Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports announced today that more than 1,000 students in over 100 high schools across the state have jumped on its new Teen Fitness Pass offering that enables high school students to workout for free at 24 Hour Fitness Facilities for nearly a full semester.

California-based Non-profit Organization Proclaims 2006, 'The Year of the Champion'
Thu, 2 Feb 2006, 02:16 ESTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
SAN DIEGO, CA - Feb. 2 (PRnetwire) -- The Be A Champion Foundation established the 'Be a Champion Program' in 2001, and supports youth (K-12) in the areas of leadership/character development, reading literacy, computer education, health education, mentoring and scholarship. The Be A Champion Foundation has campaigned to motivate youth to higher standards of physical and mental fitness and has declared 2006, 'The Year of the Champion.'

Moving Mannequins Are Turning Heads - The Latest in Mannequin Artistry
Thu, 2 Feb 2006, 01:19 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Feb. 2 (PRnetwire) -- Woody Lawhon, Hollywood-renowned robotics, animatronics and special effects developer for director greats such as Ron Howard, Robert Redford, Lawrence Kasdan and Clint Eastwood, to name a few, launches the company Moving Mannequins(TM) (www.movingmannequins.com) which creates mannequins that have the look of movie quality goods, yet are priced to accommodate the retail industry.

Dynamics Direct Manages Everything Email for Vongo(SM)
Thu, 2 Feb 2006, 09:00 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Feb. 2 (PRnetwire) -- Dynamics Direct, Inc., a leading provider of email marketing software and ASP solutions for the enterprise market announced today that the company's Dynamic Messenger(TM) product suite is managing all of the email communications for Vongo, the new video download service introduced last month at the 2006 Consumer Electronics Show by Starz Entertainment Group LLC (SEG).

2005 A Banner Year For SK&I
Wed, 1 Feb 2006, 06:34 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
BETHESDA, MD - Feb. 1 (PRnetwire) -- SK&I Architectural Design Group (SK&I), a residential and mixed-use architectural design firm, announced 2005 as a record year for industry awards, project completions and new project announcements.

Rodney Jerkins Nominated For a Grammy
Wed, 1 Feb 2006, 04:49 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, NY - Feb. 1 (PRnetwire) -- Grammy Award Winner and Super Music Producer Rodney 'Darkchild' Jerkins has won several Grammy Awards and Nominations throughout his career, and once again, has receive yet another Grammy(R) Nomination for the hit song 'Cater 2 U' performed by the sensational female group Destiny's Child. The last two years was phenomenal for Rodney and his Darkchild Production and Writing Team, it was announced today by Serious Publicity Company, LLC.

Rupert Tells All!
Wed, 1 Feb 2006, 03:42 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Feb. 1 (PRnetwire) -- Life Press, the newest publishing division of Sams Technical Publishing, LLC, has just signed Rupert Boneham from the CBS TV show Survivor to a book contract with co-writer Lester Thomas Shane. 'Rupert: Just Being Me' will be released in September 2006 with an initial print run of 100,000 books. This book, by Rupert Boneham as told to Lester Thomas Shane will guide you through the life-changing experiences that led Rupert to his success on Survivor: Pearl Islands as well as his huge following of fans during Survivor: All Stars.

My Tattoo ID Makes Bar Code and Compliance Labeling Affordable to Small Business
Wed, 1 Feb 2006, 01:48 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
MANSFIELD, MA - Feb. 1 (PRnetwire) -- Integrated Software Design, Inc, the leader in bar code and labeling software announces the release of My Tattoo ID an affordable solution for small businesses seeking to design and print bar coded labels, signs and forms on demand. My Tattoo ID allows users to design professional labels with color, text, pictures, shapes and UPC, EAN, Code 39 or Postnet bar codes. It is simple to use and includes many features previously found in only the most expensive software packages.

PC Kidz Announces New 40-Week Curriculum
Wed, 1 Feb 2006, 01:12 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
TYLER, TX - Feb. 1 (PRnetwire) -- PC Kidz, a Texas based children's computer education company, unveils a new 40-Week Curriculum aimed at establishing computer literacy and technology skills in preschool and elementary students, while adhering to the same fall and spring schedules accepted by local school districts.

Nano Superlattice Technology Inc. Nano-Coating Passes Preliminary Testing by Chi Mei Optoelectronics and Procures Initial Trial Order
Wed, 1 Feb 2006, 11:30 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
TAIPEI, Taiwan - Feb. 1 (PRnetwire) -- Nano Superlattice Technology Inc. (hereinafter "Nano") (OTC Bulletin Board: NSLT), a company engaged in the coating of tools and components with nano structured PVD coatings for the semiconductor, precision machinery and telecommunication industries, announced today that its PVD coatings have passed initial qualifying tests and examinations by Chi Mei Optoelectronics Corp. and has received a preliminary trial order for the coating of two industrial components.

iMAX Business Solutions Expands Their Services to Include High Risk Merchant Accounts and Offshore Credit Card Processing
Wed, 1 Feb 2006, 11:22 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
DENVER, CO - Feb. 1 (PRnetwire) -- iMAX Business Solutions, specializing in providing high risk merchants with technologically sophisticated and secure payment gateways for all types of high risk merchants, today announced the expansion of their High Risk Merchant Account Program allowing businesses that would be considered too risky for most banks and credit card processing companies to process without limits.

January 2006

Los Angeles Judge Orders $50,000 Bond Posting to prevent Hearings on Fraud Upon the LA Court
Tue, 31 Jan 2006, 04:57 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 31 (PRnetwire) -- Judge Paul Gutman of the Superior Court of Los Angeles directed that Anant Tripati must now post a $50,000 bond if Tripati wishes to continue to litigate 'Fraud Upon the Court,' reversing his initial decision not to require the bond at the inception of the suit and subsequent to Tripati obtaining trial depositions from current and former employees Lt. Belen Jeske and Richard Goldston of the LA County District Attorney's Office admitting to committing fraud upon the court and that this is a common practice, according to Tripati (BC343351).

New Web Site, Milliondollartextpage.com, Allows Customers to Promote their Business Online Through Character, Word and Phrase Purchases
Tue, 31 Jan 2006, 04:25 ESTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
BREDA, NETHERLANDS - Jan. 31 (PRnetwire) -- Inspired by the idea of the Milliondollarhomepage which allows customers to buy pixels for $1 each and create images and logos for business promotion, Webmaster, William Kop, launched a Web site called Milliondollartextpage.com which is similar in concept, but different in its product offerings and financial commitment.

PreViser and Delta Chakir partner in Israel to Provide Oral Disease Risk Assessment
Tue, 31 Jan 2006, 01:31 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
MOUNT VERNON, WA - Jan. 31 (PRnetwire) -- PreViser Corporation, a Washington State-based provider of patented oral disease risk assessment software technology to the dental industry, announced today the finalization of a licensing agreement with Delta Chakir, Ltd., sole distributor for Kodak Dental System in Israel, to market PreViser technology to dentists and dental insurers within Israel.

Armor Electric Inc Announces Contract With Mexico
Tue, 31 Jan 2006, 11:28 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SOLANA BEACH, CA - Jan. 31 (PRnetwire) -- Armor Electric Inc. (OTCBB: ARME) is pleased to announce additional information regarding the company's Joint Venture Agreement with NuPow'r LLC to provide 'electric propulsion systems' for electric powered vehicles. Under this agreement, existing and future contracts for the production of 2, 3 and 4 wheeled 'electric propulsion systems' (EPS), will be transferred to an operational Joint Venture.

Are Boaters Prepared to Risk Their Safety and Security While On-Board...and be Miles from Shore? Not if They Have SeaKey Onboard!
Tue, 31 Jan 2006, 01:45 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
BETHESDA, MD - Jan. 30 (PRnetwire) -- Miami International Boat Show 2006 - SeaKey(R) debuts its next-generation Satellite Communications product with enhanced features aimed at boater safety and security...monitoring your vessel offshore, dockside or even at home. SeaKey(R) is the leading provider of in-boat safety, security and information services using the GPS satellite network and enhanced wireless technology.

Poppa Neutrino Partners with Riley Books to use eBay Auctions to Garner Sponsors for Raft Trip to China
Tue, 31 Jan 2006, 01:31 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
AIRWAY HEIGHTS, WA - Jan. 30 (PRnetwire) -- The media follows David Pearlman aka Poppa Neutrino wherever he goes. Poppa Neutrino's journeys have been chronicled by National Geographic, the New Yorker and dozens of other media outlets. This latest voyage is certain to garner the same kind of attention that his earlier ones have. Pearlman is no stranger to ocean crossings, having crossed the Atlantic during the nineties and even having made a 1800 mile journey down the Mississippi River.

Credit Card Companies to Raise Minimum Payment Requirements
Tue, 31 Jan 2006, 01:07 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 30 (PRnetwire) -- Knockout Debt announced today that it is offering Free Debt Consultations to consumers who may be adversely affected by the increased minimum payment requirements created by the updated guidelines recently released by federal banking regulators. Consumers may soon see significant increases in the required minimum payments on their credit card statements due to the new guidelines. Although the increases may cause a temporary crunch for heavily indebted consumers, financial experts believe that the increased minimums are a sound long term policy.

ESCO, a New Marketing Services Company, Promises Products to Help Independent Escorts Increase Safety and Revenue
Tue, 31 Jan 2006, 12:58 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Jan 30 (PRnetwire) -- The formation of ESCO Marketing Services, Inc. is designed with one main objective in mind - to be the independent escort's friend while enhancing their business and safety. During the program roll-out, ESCO will offer four products. They will include marketing and advertising services; payment services, a 'Safe-Hands' program, and client verification.

LTCi: The Hot New Asset-Protection Option, From a Financial Advisor Near You
Mon, 30 Jan 2006, 02:31 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, WA - Jan. 30 (PRnetwire) -- According to LTC Financial Partners LLC, Philip Kimball, Executive Director of the Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers, watched helplessly as over $1 million dollars disappeared into the health-care system: all the assets of his dying mom and dad. Like most Americans of more than modest means, Kimball and his parents had missed an estate planning gap. Their financial advisors missed it too. No long term care insurance (or LTCi, the industry nickname).

Symphony Wealth Management Group's Ovation Fund Blazes New Trails on the Efficient Frontier and the Utilization of ETFs
Mon, 30 Jan 2006, 02:27 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
ATLANTA, GA - Jan. 30 (PRnetwire) -- The Symphony Wealth Management Group, LLC, today announced the launch of their new Ovation Fund, a dynamic asset allocation fund which utilizes Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) as its underlying holdings. The Ovation Fund is managed by Dr. William Breen.

Business and Entertainment Feature Summary for Week Ending Jan. 27
Fri, 27 Jan 2006, 04:33 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 27 (PRnetwire) -- The weekly entertainment and tech news roundup of feature stories originating from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: PCE Health and Fitness releases new 'LifeSpan Pro 3 Treadmill' that brings the focus to the workout, not learning how to use the equipment; FareBuzz announced its advanced Web-based Booking Engine tool will be made available to Travel Agents and their Agency's Websites; a national day of remembrance will be observed on Feb. 14 in honor of Rafik Hariri, the former Prime Minister of Lebanon, and Parliament member Gibran Tueni; and Insight Research Corp. releases report on growth forecasts for SIP Gateways, Wireless Gateways and Hybrid Fiber Gateways.

Roth IRA vs. Roth 401(k) for the Self-Employed
Fri, 27 Jan 2006, 03:34 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
WASHINGTON, DC - Jan. 27 (PRnetwire) -- Under new tax rules that took effect in January 2006, employees can ask their company to save part of their wages in a Roth 401(k). However, independent contractors, the self-employed, and business owners with no employees can establish their own Solo 401(k) with a Roth feature - (Solo Roth 401k) - right away, according to Daniel Lamaute, retirement plan specialist, with Lamaute Capital.

Soundrangers.com is the Virtual Sound Design Tool
Fri, 27 Jan 2006, 02:44 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SEATTLE, WA - Jan. 27 (PRnetwire) -- Soundrangers, founded in 1998, was the first online sound effects and royalty free music service to specialize in creating sound specifically designed for interactive media, such as websites and video games. From the beginning the focus of their library was to offer high quality content for bandwidth sensitive applications, while utilizing a website delivery system focused on quick and easy sound auditioning, selection and purchase.

Gambling-Forum.com Publishes Online Gambling Year in Review
Fri, 27 Jan 2006, 11:17 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
LAS VEGAS, NV - Jan. 27 (PRnetwire) -- Leading online gambling portal Gambling-Forum.com has published its annual online gambling year in review feature. The article includes a round up and summery of important events which occurred throughout 2005 in the online gambling industry.

Author Gehla S. Knight Releases Book that Offers Humorous Peek into Suburban Life in the 1950s
Thu, 26 Jan 2006, 06:32 ESTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
PORTLAND, OR - Jan. 26 (PRnetwire) -- A new voice in northwest fiction, Gehla S. Knight, recently authored and released an insider's look at life in the suburban 1950's - 'Heath Street Stories.' The book is available in hardcover (ISBN: 1420896083) and paperback (ISBN: 1420896075).

SIP Gateways, Wireless Gateways and Hybrid Fiber Gateways Boom as Worldwide Gateways Grow, Says Insight Research
Thu, 26 Jan 2006, 01:56 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
BOONTON, NJ - Jan. 26 (PRnetwire) -- Total worldwide sales revenue for signaling gateways, media gateways, media servers, and session border controllers is expected to increase at a compounded rate of nearly four percent over the next five years, says a new market study from Insight Research. This specialized equipment enables traditional phone networks to interconnect to and move data across the Internet. During 2005, nearly $2.2 billion worth of gateway technology was sold in global markets; by 2010, sales of new gateway gear will increase to $2.6 billion annually, according this industry research study.

New Book Argues That In-Depth Psychology Can Facilitate A Liberal Resurgence
Thu, 26 Jan 2006, 11:38 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
SANTA FE, NM - Jan. 26 (PRnetwire) -- If liberals are to regain the political ascendancy, they need a breakthrough in their understanding of themselves and the forces that oppose them, writes in-depth psychotherapist Peter Michaelson in his new book, 'Democracy's Little Self-Help Book' (ISBN 1-4259-1218-4).

Figuring Out How to Use a Treadmill Has Been More of a Workout Than the Actual Workout Itself, Until the Introduction of the Lifespan Pro 3 Treadmill!
Wed, 25 Jan 2006, 12:58 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - Jan. 25 (PRnetwire) -- With the launch of the PRO 3 treadmill, LifeSpan has now added to its credits having the most compact treadmill in the marketplace, while now also offering the largest running surface as well. The PRO 3 offers users a VERY spacious 22" wide by 60" long running surface, providing comfort for users of all levels. The extra wide running belt coupled with the new patent pending Intelli-Key(TM) system, which uses illuminated blue backlit buttons to quickly and easily step the user through the set-up process distinguishes the PRO 3 from its competitors in the marketplace.

Armor Electric, Inc. Announces a Joint Venture Agreement with Nu Pow'r LLC
Wed, 25 Jan 2006, 11:57 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
SOLANA BEACH, CA - Jan. 25 (PRnetwire) -- ARMOR ELECTRIC INC. (OTCBB ARME) is pleased to announce the company has signed a Joint Venture Agreement with NU POW'R LLC to provide the technology and production of 'electric propulsion systems' for two, three and four wheel electric powered vehicles and other electrically propelled products.

How to Skyrocket Sales This Spring?
Tue, 24 Jan 2006, 06:55 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Jan. 24 (PRnetwire) -- Entrepreneurs and executives who have struggled with sales growth will now be able to learn the secrets of top sales people, thanks to Business Growth Master Chet Holmes of Chet Holmes International. Holmes is announcing the availability of several business building and sales articles that can help boost profits in the next 12 months. The first in this series is called 'The Best Buyer Concept.'

Leading Online Consolidator Booking Tool Now Available to Travel Agents
Tue, 24 Jan 2006, 04:02 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK, NY - Jan. 24 (PRnetwire) -- New York based Fare Buzz (www.farebuzz.com), announced today its advanced Web-based Booking Engine tool will be made available to Travel Agents and their Agency's Websites for easier accessibility. The industry leader in Air Consolidator fares and their Web-based booking engine has made it easier for Agents to search worldwide fares and eliminates the need to contact several air consolidators to get the best fare.

Most Dangerous Trends Facing Hospitals - What's Wrong Here? In America, Flying is Safer Than Being Treated in a Hospital
Tue, 24 Jan 2006, 03:01 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
MEMPHIS, TN - Jan. 24 (PRnetwire) -- According to LifeWings Partners LLC, a recent survey of medical errors published in Health Affairs reveals that 34% of U.S. patients with critical health problems experience medical mistakes. Furthermore, this error rate was the highest among the six developed nations studied (United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, and U.K.). For 20% of the patients, communication between patients and hospital staff was a factor when errors occurred.

Everest Poker Announces Winners of the Second Annual French Poker Tour
Tue, 24 Jan 2006, 02:11 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
MONTREAL, Quebec - Jan. 24 (PRnetwire) -- The 2005-2006 French Poker Tour, hosted by L'association France Poker and sponsored by premier online poker room Everest Poker, has crowned its champion. 'Everest Poker would like to congratulate Mr. Mullemeester on his victory,' said Sandrine Dubois, Everest Poker's French Marketing Manager.

Confirmit to Launch Contact Center Quality Application
Tue, 24 Jan 2006, 01:10 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK, NY - Jan. 24 (PRnetwire) -- FIRM (OSE:FIRM), the world's leading provider of Enterprise Insight Management (EIM) software, today announced that the Contact Center Quality Application powered by Confirmit will be launched on February 9, 2006. The new application will enable businesses with Contact Center operations to implement customer experience quality measures to discover, manage and act on customer dissatisfaction.

Ijeoma Egbunine to Fight Valerie Mahfood for WIBF Light Heavyweight Title
Mon, 23 Jan 2006, 04:27 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
WINSTON-SALEM, NC - Jan. 23 (PRnetwire) -- Fight fans get ready! Ring of Dreams presents Fight Night Saturday, February 18, 2006, at the LJVM Coliseum Annex in Winston-Salem, North Carolina at 8:00 p.m. Headlining the night will be Ijeoma 'The Praise' Egbunine versus Valerie 'Wolfe' Mahfood for the WIBF Light Heavyweight Title currently held by Mahfood. Mahfood is currently ranked 5th in the Light Heavyweight Division and is a veteran boxer with 31 total fights.

National Remembrance Day to Honor Two Assassinated Lebanese Leaders
Mon, 23 Jan 2006, 03:33 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 23 (PRnetwire) -- A national day of remembrance will be observed on February 14 in honor of Rafik Hariri, the former Prime Minister of Lebanon, and Parliament member Gibran Tueni. Remembrances will be held across the United States by many of the three million Americans of Lebanese descent, who include numerous celebrities. Sanford Holst announced the observances on behalf of the Hariri-Tueni Remembrance Committee.

Corinthian Colleges Reports Favorable Arbitration Award in Satz Case
Mon, 23 Jan 2006, 02:34 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SANTA ANA, CA - Jan. 23 (PRnetwire) -- [Original release date July 11, 2005] -- Corinthian Colleges, Inc. (NASDAQ: COCO) has received a favorable arbitration award in the case of Satz vs. Rhodes Colleges, Inc., Corinthian Colleges, Inc., and Florida Metropolitan University. Satz asserted claims on his own behalf and a putative class of similarly situated current and former students in the Company's Florida Metropolitan University ('FMU') campuses in Florida and online.

Oil & Gas: Newfoundland's Got It, New England Needs It
Mon, 23 Jan 2006, 02:00 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, MA - Jan. 23 (PRnetwire) -- Province's Premier to address growing ties between regions, announced the New England-Canada Business Council (NECBC) today. The potential for vast energy supplies in Newfoundland and Labrador to meet New England's future energy demand will be among the topics discussed by the Province's Premier, Danny Williams in Providence this week.

Innovative Custom Software Designer and Developer Completes Web site for Charter Bus America
Mon, 23 Jan 2006, 11:25 ESTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
BOSTON, MA - Jan. 23 (PRnetwire) -- The Integrated Solution Group, Inc. (ISG) recently designed and launched a custom, eCommerce Web site for Charter Bus America, Inc. (CBA). The site, charterbusamerica.com, is believed to be the first reservation site in the U.S. that allow users to personally set up their charter bus rental itinerary, obtain pricing quotes from multiple charter bus companies, and book their trip entirely online.

Medicare Patients and Care Providers Fear Dire Consequences of Medicare Reform Bill
Mon, 23 Jan 2006, 11:04 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
BAKERSFIELD, CA - Jan. 23 (PRnetwire) -- A grass-roots effort to focus attention on disturbing elements of the Medicare reform legislation some Medicare beneficiaries and patient-care advocates call 'frightening' and 'disastrous' will begin with an organized protest outside the Bakersfield offices of House Ways and Means Chairman Bill Thomas (R-CA) on Tuesday, Jan. 24. Last Chance for Patient Choice (a 527 not-for-profit organization) plans to launch its nationwide advocacy effort on the eve of the final budget reconciliation bill vote (S. 1932) by the U.S. House of Representatives that will probably occur during the first week of February.

'The Insider's Guide to Credit Repair' Helps Consumers Restore Credit and Raise Their Scores
Sat, 21 Jan 2006, 12:09 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
ATLANTA, GA - Jan. 21 (PRnetwire) -- K.E. Varner will discuss his book, 'The Insider's Guide to Credit Repair' (ISBN 1-56414-809-2), on KFNN Financial News Radio Monday January 23. The U.S. Public Interest Research Group predicts that one in four consumer credit reports contain errors severe enough to cause denial of credit. Such errors negatively impact consumer credit scores (numbers that predict risk and the likelihood of an applicant to default on a debt).

Entertainment Feature News Summary for Week Ending Jan. 20
Fri, 20 Jan 2006, 06:33 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 20 (PRnetwire) -- The weekly entertainment and biz-tech news roundup of feature stories originating from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: William Shatner sells his kidney stone for charity; state of Utah switches from print textbooks to physics texts from Kinetic Books; poet/author Kay Day explains how to 'wow' your lover for Valentine's Day; Atreus Systems wins numerous telecom industry awards for VoIP solutions; the first radio commercials featuring 'live phone sex' run on XM Radio's High Voltage Channel 202; and O Yikes! launches line of hip designer diaper bags for 'on the go' parents.

Unique Internet Name Once Owned by Osama Bin Laden, Which Expired on 9-11-01, Now Promotes Peace Available for Auction
Fri, 20 Jan 2006, 02:58 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 20 (PRnetwire) -- shrimpo LLC and Christopher Curry have made news previously when it announced that it had created a unique procedure to take control of the official Osama Bin Laden family website, (saudi-binladin-group.com), for which the domain registration expired simultaneously with the tragic events of September 11, 2001.

TransContinental Wireless Broadband LLC Announces Fast, Reliable Broadband Service for Prince William County and Surrounding Counties
Fri, 20 Jan 2006, 02:00 ESTEdited by Beverly West
WASHINGTON, DC - Jan. 20 (PRnetwire) -- TransContinental Wireless Broadband LLC based in Manassas, Virginia, today announced the launch of their new high speed wireless broadband service in the Manassas area, making Prince William County, Virginia one of the first major counties in the United States to have an affordable, fixed wireless broadband solution starting at only $20.00 a month, with a rate guarantee promise.

A Mother's Gift Event at Echelon Mall Will Celebrate Breastfeeding on January 21 New Jersey Assemblywoman Cruz-Perez To Receive Award for Breastfeeding Advocacy
Fri, 20 Jan 2006, 12:53 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
VOORHEES, NJ - Jan. 20 (PRnetwire) -- Southern New Jersey Breastfeeding Coalition in partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health National Breastfeeding Awareness Campaign and other participating organizations including, Cooper Breastfeeding Center, Glamourmom, Cafe La Leche and ProMom.org.

PayPal's Arbitrary Decisions Are Harming Members, Claims ezLAWSUITS.com
Fri, 20 Jan 2006, 11:31 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, NY - Jan. 20 (PRnetwire) -- PayPal members are being subjected to the arbitrary decision making of PayPal that has caused a multitude of PayPal members to suffer great financial harm in the hands of fraudsters, claim the team at ezLAWSUITS.com.

Everest Casino Announces 12 Days Of Christmas Promotion Winners
Thu, 19 Jan 2006, 06:58 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
MONTREAL, Quebec - Jan. 19 (PRnetwire) -- Everest Casino congratulates the following players, winners of its 12 Days of Christmas promotion, 12 different days in December where players were eligible for fantastic prizes and bonuses.

A Picture Worth $3,800: Ultrasound of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's Baby Sold On eBay
Thu, 19 Jan 2006, 05:45 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - Jan. 19 (PRnetwire) -- Riding the major media wave resulting from the purchase of William Shatner's kidney stone, internet casino and marketing innovator GoldenPalace.com followed up with another outrageous purchase, the alleged sonogram picture belonging to the world's most popular fetus; Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's 5-month-old unborn baby.

Award-winning Children's Book 'On the Night You Were Born' Rockets to Amazon.com Bestseller
Thu, 19 Jan 2006, 05:23 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
TUALATIN, OR - Jan. 19 (PRnetwire) -- On January 18, author Nancy Tillman's children's book 'On the Night You Were Born' (Darling Press, ISBN: 0-9765761-0-4) rose from 11,000 in overall book sales to best-selling status on Amazon.com, the 4th best seller in its age category and the 12th best seller in children's books overall.

Millennium Administrators, Inc. Has Been Selected by Brown's Automotive Group to Provide Stand Alone RX Benefits
Thu, 19 Jan 2006, 04:30 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
HARLEYSVILLE, PA - Jan. 19 (PRnetwire) -- Millennium Administrators, Inc., a pharmacy benefits administrator, has signed a contract with Virginia based Brown Automotive to provide stand alone pharmacy benefit services for over 1000 employees. Millennium is providing a stand-alone pharmacy benefit program, including a custom benefit plan design and administrative services.

Everest Poker Launches $500 Guaranteed Multi-Table Tournaments
Thu, 19 Jan 2006, 03:53 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
MONTREAL, Quebec - Jan. 19 (PRnetwire) -- Everest Poker is pleased to announce the creation of $500 Guaranteed Multi-Table Tournaments. With two tournaments per day and a buy-in of $10+1, Everest Poker guarantees a minimum prize pool of $500 for each tournament, regardless of the number of entries.

WebInnovex Introduces Enterprise-Class Automatic Online Employee Scheduling and Timesheet Solution on XPunch.com
Thu, 19 Jan 2006, 03:13 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
LONDON, ON - Jan. 19 (PRnetwire) -- WebInnovex Inc. has announced the release of XPunch Enterprise, an online solution for companies that need to fulfill employee timesheet or scheduling needs. After two years of intense development, XPunch Enterprise now takes its place alongside XPunch Personal - a free service provided to individuals that wish to track how they spend their time at work or on activities.

Real Estate Insider Destroys Real Estate Industry Myths in New Book
Thu, 19 Jan 2006, 02:33 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
KENT, WA - Jan. 19 (PRnetwire) -- On one side are hundreds of thousands of professionals who quit the real estate industry every year. On the other side are the traditions, myths, and outdated business models that have contributed to that high attrition rate in the Real Estate industry. In the middle is Phil Gerisilo, a leading expert who has penned the new book 'Succeed in Real Estate Without Cold Calling' (ISBN 1-59079-0707, Select Books $19.95).

Utah Adopts Kinetic Books Digital Physics Textbooks As Primary Physics Texts: Students Will Replace Print Texts With Computer-Based Curriculum
Thu, 19 Jan 2006, 11:39 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SEATTLE, WA - Jan. 19 (PRnetwire) -- The State of Utah has recently adopted all three levels of Kinetic Books' digital physics textbooks as primary physics textbooks. Now Utah high school students are able to use fully digital texts instead of printed textbooks to learn physics. These new textbooks from Kinetic Books are created from scratch for the new media, and take advantage of digital capabilities such as simulations, computer-guided homework and animated lectures.

Navigating the Swelling Hispanic Market Tide - New Resource for the Financial Services Industry
Thu, 19 Jan 2006, 11:26 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
MIAMI, FL - Jan. 19 (PRnetwire) -- Praxxis, a new consulting and marketing services firm focusing on the U.S. Hispanic market and serving the financial services industry, is at the crossroad of the most significant consumer market realignment facing financial services. Founded in 2005 in Miami, Florida by Salvador Lopez de Azua, Carlos Pardo, and Argelio Maldonado, three veterans of consumer banking and former Citibank executives, Praxxis was conceived as a resource to assist clients with the strategic challenges posed by the growing Latino market segment and its ever-increasing need for financial services.

Lumen Software adds Student Information System (SIS) Integration to Lumenation 'Plug-n-Play' Portals for School Districts
Wed, 18 Jan 2006, 04:56 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
KANSAS CITY, MO - Jan. 18 (PRnetwire) -- Lumen Software, a World leader in Web / Browser based Portal Products and Solutions, announced today it has extended its already popular role-based Lumenation Portal environment to include ready-to-use modules and applications against a district's existing Student Information System (SIS). This, in addition to several new module releases, allows districts to provide managed and appropriate information to administrators, board members, staff, faculty, students and parents / patrons.

Planning Financial Future is Crucial to Post-Holiday Financial Health
Wed, 18 Jan 2006, 03:33 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 18 (PRnetwire) -- Knockout Debt announced today that it is offering Free Debt Reduction Consultations to all consumers who may be suffering from post-holiday financial issues. Many consumers this holiday season forked out too much money on gifts for friends and family, and charged most of it to credit cards.

William Shatner Passes Kidney Stone Off to GoldenPalace.com for $25,000
Wed, 18 Jan 2006, 12:05 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 18 (PRnetwire) -- Captain's log. Star date: 011806. William Shatner. Has gone. Where no man has gone before. And sold a part of himself. To online casino. GoldenPalace.com. For $25,000. To benefit. Habitat for Humanity. (Video and Photos available.)

'First and Goal' - AlamoPoker.Com Lines Up to Score with a Sponsorship of the Arena Football League's Austin Wranglers
Tue, 17 Jan 2006, 07:41 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN ANTONIO, TX - Jan. 17 (PRnetwire) -- AlamoPoker.com, The Home of Texas Hold 'Em, begins the 2006 sponsorship of the Austin Wranglers on opening night January 27th at the Erwin Center in Austin, TX vs. the Las Vegas Gladiators. The sponsorship includes in game exposure on dasher boards, playing field and lower ring of the jumbotron scoreboard.

Poet Explains How to Wow Your Valentine in 5 Easy Steps
Tue, 17 Jan 2006, 06:02 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
JACKSONVILLE, FL - Jan. 17 (PRnetwire) -- As soon as Santa stockings and gift wrap go on sale, out come the boxed chocolates and teddy bears stitched with red stuffed hearts. Florida author Kay Day (A Poetry Break, 2005; ISBN 0-9717641-0-7) says senders of valentines should ask themselves a simple question. Is it better to woo a lover with a mass-produced gift, or is something you make yourself more impressive?

Make Your 2006 Resolutions Stick by Enrolling in the Labyrinth, a Unique Learning Experience
Tue, 17 Jan 2006, 02:21 ESTEdited by Beverly West
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - Jan. 17 (PRnetwire) -- Dr. Stephanie Burns, researcher, author, and motivational speaker today announced her online educational program The Labyrinth designed to help people set, achieve, and maintain their goals in 2006 and beyond.

Atreus Systems Recognized as VoIP Provisioning Leader by VoIP Magazine
Tue, 17 Jan 2006, 01:22 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
OTTAWA, ON - Jan. 17 (PRnetwire) -- Atreus Systems(TM), the premier supplier of VoIP and advanced IP service provisioning software, today announced that VoIP Magazine has named Atreus as one of the Top 20 vendors to watch in 2006. The VoIP Magazine 20 features the companies that are best positioned in the coming year to spur IP communications adoption and innovation while, at the same time, delivering on the immediate needs of the marketplace.

Frustrated Developer Dad Invents Interactive Incentive Chart
Tue, 17 Jan 2006, 01:04 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 17 (PRnetwire) -- Barton Listick, the creator of the popular JumpStart(R) series of children's educational software, announces the public release of My Reward Board, a new software program that provides a fun way to motivate children to do their chores and tasks. The program emphasizes a positive approach for encouraging kids to complete their chores, achieve their goals, improve their behavior, and save their money. My Reward Board is available as a free trial and for purchase at www.myrewardboard.com.

Atreus Systems Receives Internet Telephony Magazine's 2005 'Product of the Year' Award for VoIP Provisioning and Activation
Tue, 17 Jan 2006, 12:23 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
OTTAWA, ON - Jan. 17 (PRnetwire) -- Atreus Systems(TM), the premier supplier of VoIP and advanced IP service provisioning software, today announced that the editors of Technology Marketing Corporation's INTERNET TELEPHONY(R) magazine have named Atreus' IP Service Provisioning software as the recipient of the 2005 Product of the Year Award. The award is made in recognition of Atreus' continued leadership in addressing the critical service delivery challenges providers face in deploying VoIP and advanced IP services.

New Cognitive Technologies Toolkit Helps Companies Get More Value from Systems
Tue, 17 Jan 2006, 12:00 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
ATLANTA, GA - Jan. 17 (PRnetwire) -- Cognitive Technologies, providing people-focused project services since 1987, announces the Transition Management Toolkit, a flexible model for realizing the full business value of new systems. The toolkit guides project leaders through a proven process for managing change and helps them avoid common problems while taking advantage of best practices.

Breastimplants411.com Hold Plastic Surgeons to a Higher Standard
Tue, 17 Jan 2006, 11:48 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 17 (PRnetwire) -- It all started when David Dean's mother fell victim to the hands of two unqualified plastic surgeons, including a doctor who misplaced an implant after his mom's partial mastectomy that resulted from a bout with cancer. With a spark to make doctors more accountable and help patients Dean spawned www.breastimplants411.com. The website is designed to educate and inform patients and provide information on qualified plastic surgeons.

Long Range Systems and Dynamics Direct Bring Email Marketing to Restaurant Industry
Tue, 17 Jan 2006, 11:20 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 17 (PRnetwire) -- Dynamics Direct, Inc., a leading provider of email marketing software and ASP solutions for the enterprise market announced today that Long Range Systems, the creators of the first wireless coaster pager and worldwide leader of onsite wireless solutions, has chosen the Dynamic Messenger(TM) Email Relationship Management platform to add email marketing capabilities to their restaurant offerings, including Long Range Systems new Allegiant(R) customer loyalty products.

Level 3 Selects Atreus Systems for (3)VoIP Technology Alliance Program
Tue, 17 Jan 2006, 11:06 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
OTTAWA, ON - Jan. 17 (PRnetwire) -- Atreus Systems(TM), the premier supplier of provisioning software for VoIP and advanced IP services, today announced that it has been selected by Level 3 Communications to participate in its (3)VoIP(SM) Technology Alliance Program (TAP). The (3)VoIP TAP program unites Level 3 with a select group of technology vendors to help service providers quickly deploy services interconnecting with the Level 3 network. Participation in this alliance validates that Atreus' software is interoperable with Level 3's current application programming interfaces for its (3)VoIP services.

Home Sweet Home - New Organization Protects the Public from Bad Contractors
Mon, 16 Jan 2006, 06:43 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
JACKSONVILLE, FL - Jan. 16 (PRnetwire) -- It's a rare house that doesn't need help before it's put up for sale or when a new owner moves in. Residents who had problems finding qualified contractors can now put their trust in a new organization called American Association of Service Contractors (AASC).

The Dewey Does Story
Mon, 16 Jan 2006, 05:16 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
STATEN ISLAND, NY - Jan. 16 (PRnetwire) -- Thomas Kinslow began 'Dewey Does' in 1999 and he started it as a marketing tool to promote a small children's sports apparel line in NY. Kinslow says, 'A large retail chain suggested we come up will a gimmick to help promote our clothing line...the gimmick was Dewey Does and as we marketed the Dewey Does character with the logo tees for the children's sports apparel we found the market was more interested in the Dewey Does character.'

CarJockey.com Receives Funding, Building Nationwide Dealer Vehicle Exchange
Mon, 16 Jan 2006, 04:42 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
OWENSBORO, KY - Jan. 16 (PRnetwire) -- CarJockey.com has received funding from Private Capital Advisors, a Nashville, TN based investment company, and is building a nationwide wholesale dealer-to-dealer pre-owned vehicle exchange for automobile dealers. This exchange virtually eliminates the added maintenance required to post vehicles on most other online vehicle exchanges. Buyers and sellers pay no setup fees, no monthly fees, and no listing fees.

Happy, Joyous & Nearly Free Comedy Showcase
Mon, 16 Jan 2006, 04:14 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Jan. 16 (PRnetwire) -- On Saturday, February 4th, 2006 at 8pm, there will be a showcase of hilarious comedians in recovery at the new San Francisco Alano Club at 1748 Market St., #202. These popular local comedians are of diverse ethnities, ages, sexual orientations, and recovery histories, but they have one thing in common: they are proof that one can have fun without drugs & alcohol. The evening is certain to be entertaining and inspirational! Featured in the showcase are popular local comedians, Sue Ferrer, Lilibeth Helson, Nick Leonard, Bruce Maez, Ken Townsend, Karen Warner, & Debbie Campo.

Largest Multicultural Toy Store Launches
Mon, 16 Jan 2006, 03:30 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
SUMMIT, NJ - Jan. 16 (PRnetwire) -- The days of frustrated consumers waging all-out searches through super and toys stores looking for quality dolls and puppets that resemble their ethnic and biracial children are gone. DollsLikeMe.com, a new online superstore featuring dozens of African American, Asian, Latino and Biracial play dolls, puppets, and multicultural toys has launched. Created by Denise Gary-Robinson, the concept evolved after years of gift-buying frustration at the meager selection of ethnic dolls and puppets found in local super and toy stores.

CThings.com - Hailed as 'The CNN of Change' - Launches on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Mon, 16 Jan 2006, 02:04 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 16 (PRnetwire) -- CThings, Inc., has today launched a one-of-a-kind website that aggregates news of the amazing things people are doing to transform thought, challenge convention, and re-shape the world.

California Based Designer Urges People to 'Just Say No to Sex with Republicans' Until Iraq War is Withdrawn Through FeelingBushed.Com
Mon, 16 Jan 2006, 01:30 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 16 (PRnetwire) -- Christopher Curry, Technology Principal for SHRIMPO LLC, an Internet technology consulting firm, has announced a new campaign for 2006 with FEELINGBUSHED.COM, a satirical website dedicated to current anti-war efforts through his message of 'Just Say No to Sex with Republicans.'

Form Meets Function in O Yikes! Chic New Diaper Bag for Hip Urban Parents on the Go
Mon, 16 Jan 2006, 10:51 ESTEdited by Beverly West
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Jan. 16 (PRnetwire) -- O Yikes!, a San Francisco based manufacturer of cutting edge diaper bags for active new parents, today announced the launch of the Slingback Ready-to-Go Diaper bag, a stylish, ergonomic, and easy-to-clean diaper bag which arrives fully loaded with all of the essentials, for today's hip urban parents and babies on the go.

Free Screening for Long Term Care Insurance
Mon, 16 Jan 2006, 10:37 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
KIRKLAND, WA - Jan. 16 (PRnetwire) -- Long term care insurance, which protects families from catastrophic loss, may be right for some Americans but not others. How can you tell if it's right for you, a family member, or (if you run a business) your employees? Starting today, a new screening service from LTC Financial Partners promises to give a quick answer -- in as little as four minutes on the phone. Performed by state-certified specialists, the screening works this way:

Phonesex24hrs.com Goes to Uncensored Satellite Airwaves
Mon, 16 Jan 2006, 10:20 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 16 (PRnetwire) -- Phonesex24hrs.com will begin airing 30-second spots today on XM Radio's HIGH Voltage channel 202. In what appears to be a pioneering move to take advantage of the uncensored satellite airwaves, listeners of this channel will hear 30-second spots to call an 800 number for graphic uncensored phone sex 24/7 for a per minute fee in the U.S. and Canada.

Technology and Entertainment Feature Summary for Week Ending Jan. 13
Fri, 13 Jan 2006, 06:49 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 13 (PRnetwire) -- The weekly entertainment and biz-tech news roundup of feature stories from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: top ten adventure travel destinations announced by iExplore; Harper Arrington Publishing releases digital design software for aspiring fashion designers; Matthew Lesko offers free e-book for entrepreneurs; Baby Boomer Productions offers information on how to infuse your immune system to be prepared for a flu pandemic; and PricewaterhouseCoopers offers analysis of China's integrated circuit domestic growth.

Lehman Brothers Annual Security Industry Report for 2005 - Now Available from Sandra Jones and Company
Fri, 13 Jan 2006, 11:02 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
CLEVELAND, OH - Jan. 13 (PRnetwire) -- Lehman Brothers' index of security stocks has exceeded the market's performance by twenty five percent since the end of 2003. Learn about public and private companies, new technologies, growth sectors and the changing security industry challenges in the 2005 Security Industry Annual Report. Authored by Jeff Kessler, Sr. VP at Lehman Brothers, the report reveals trends and drivers that will fuel future sustainable growth in 2006 and beyond.

Canadian Government Bungles Security Breach, Leaves Investors Hanging
Fri, 13 Jan 2006, 10:45 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 13 (PRnetwire) -- A breakdown in Canada's security apparatus threatens to unravel a unique South Pacific business venture. According to Donald Phillips, a former member of Canada's intelligence community turned entrepreneur, a systemic breakdown in security protocol has occurred involving Canada's federal police (RCMP), the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT), and the nation of Tuvalu's Office of the Prime Minister (OPM).

Lapdog Lovers Unite for Fun and Community Support
Thu, 12 Jan 2006, 01:44 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
DESTIN, FL - Jan. 12 (PRnetwire) -- Community Clubs, Inc. today announced its national launch of LapDog Club, the first international social network featuring free membership, local activities and online fun for lovers of all pure and mixed small-dog breeds (average 20 pounds or less).

Largest Healthy Travel Site Launches with 100 Destinations
Thu, 12 Jan 2006, 11:25 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN DIEGO, CA - Jan. 12 (PRnetwire) -- Athletic-Minded Traveler LLC, a San Diego based healthy-living media company, announced today the launch of its new healthy travel portal, athleticmindedtraveler.com. This first-of-its-kind site arms travelers with accurate information and credible recommendations on fitness-focused hotels, superior health clubs and gyms, healthy eating options, running routes, retailers, and more in 100 North American destinations.

The Newcomen Society Names Dan Malloy New Chairman
Wed, 11 Jan 2006, 05:03 ESTEdited by
EXTON, PA - Jan. 11 (PRnetwire) -- The Newcomen Society of the United States is pleased to announce that Mr. Daniel V. Malloy was recently elected as Chairman of their Board of Trustees. Mr. Malloy currently leads the Financial Risk Management practice of Benfield Inc., one of the world's leading reinsurance intermediaries.

Internet Stores Let Lovers Say 'I Love You'
Wed, 11 Jan 2006, 04:23 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
DAVENPORT, IA - Jan. 11 (PRnetwire) -- With the advent of mass customization technologies utilizing the Internet, giving the standard Valentine gift doesn't have to be so standard anymore. One company offering personalized gifts for Valentines this year is VictoryStore.com, a promotional and gift specialty store.

Bad Credit and Little Money? Let Uncle Sam Help You Start A Business
Wed, 11 Jan 2006, 03:30 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
WASHINGTON, DC - Jan. 11 (PRnetwire) -- A study of 405 low-income entrepreneurs, conducted by the Aspen Institute, showed that 53% of these entrepreneurs greatly improve their standard of living and had a better survival rates than the average business. So Matthew Lesko, the Government Money Guy on TV in the question mark suit, is offering a free e-book called 'How To Get Money For A Business If You Have Low-Income or Bad Credit.'

The CyberAngel(R) leads the way in Data Protection & Unauthorized Access Notification
Wed, 11 Jan 2006, 02:22 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
NASHVILLE, TN - Jan. 11 (PRnetwire) -- CyberAngel(R) Security Solutions, Inc. (CSS, Inc.), an established leader since 1996 in Data Protection & Tracking and Recovery, is helping companies across the country comply with Security Breach Notification Laws and Privacy Acts. Although Privacy Acts have been in effect for a while, 23 states have now passed a law requiring notification to all who might have had their confidential information breached by a hacking attempt or stolen computer.

Missouri Firefighters Elect New Officers, Advocate for Members Legislatively
Wed, 11 Jan 2006, 01:45 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
KANSAS CITY, MO - Jan. 11 (PRnetwire) -- Firefighters from across the state of Missouri have come together and elected new leadership for the Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters (MSCFF) bringing a much needed and desired unity to the organization. The State Council is not only the exclusive statewide firefighter organization with over 5,600 employees throughout Missouri, but also the exclusive advocate for the courageous brothers and sisters of the fire and EMS service.

Harper Arrington Publishing and Media Releases Revolutionary Digital Design Software for Aspiring Fashion Designers
Wed, 11 Jan 2006, 11:54 ESTEdited by Beverly West
DETROIT, MI - Jan. 11 (PRnetwire) -- Harper Arrington Publishing and Media today announced the release of Harper Arrington Digital Design System 2.0 (HADDS), an innovative new software solution that gives designers, students, and even ordinary people the tools they need to design their own cutting edge fashion collection.

Bigger Payments Are Incentive to Eliminate Credit Card Debt
Wed, 11 Jan 2006, 11:23 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
WASHINGTON, DC - Jan. 11 (PRnetwire) -- Eliminating credit card debt is for many a distant dream. But this year, with most credit card companies doubling their required minimum monthly payments, consumers will be more diligent about replacing their card debt with an alternative such as a home equity loan or a 401(k) loan, predict the retirement plan experts at Lamaute Capital, Inc.

New England - Canada Business Council (NECBC) Elects Bethann Pepoli, COO of the Information Technology Division for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Tue, 10 Jan 2006, 05:48 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, MA - Jan. 10 (PRnetwire) -- The New England-Canada Business Council has elected Bethann Pepoli, COO of the Technology Division for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to the board of directors to enhance the technology sharing between the two governments and to help lead the organization through its next year of operations.

World's Largest Energy Service Company Takes Over Powerit
Tue, 10 Jan 2006, 05:10 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
SEATTLE, WA - Jan. 10 (PRnetwire) -- E.ON Sweden, the world's largest private-sector energy company, has purchased Powerit MIC's European operation headquartered in Lund, Sweden, and plans to integrate Powerit's suite of peak energy management products into a customer-focused energy efficiency group. Currently, there are more than 500 Powerit systems in operation worldwide and E.ON plans to expand this by offering the Powerit system to their extensive European and Scandinavian customer base.

Everest Poker Announces 12 Days Of Christmas Promotion Winners
Tue, 10 Jan 2006, 03:52 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
MONTREAL, Quebec - Jan. 10 (PRnetwire) -- Everest Poker congratulates its players, winners of its '12 Days of Christmas' promotion, 12 consecutive calendar days from December 8-19 where each player received a fantastic prize.

America Online, Westfield Wheaton Shopping Center Among Winners to be Honored at Washington Breastfeeding Friendly Business & Community Awards
Tue, 10 Jan 2006, 01:13 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
WASHINGTON, DC - Jan. 10 (PRnetwire) -- The DC Breastfeeding Coalition and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health today announced the winners of the Washington Breastfeeding Friendly Business and Community Awards. Award winners will be honored at a special awards breakfast and tour of Alice Neel's exhibit 'Women' on Thursday, January 12 at the National Museum of Women in the Arts.

Travel Agent Sells More than $150,000 in Her First Month with America's Vacation Center / American Express
Tue, 10 Jan 2006, 12:28 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN DIEGO, CA - Jan. 10 (PRnetwire) -- Within a month of her first sale as an independent contractor with America's Vacation Center, home-based travel agent Alisha Kier has sold more than $150,000 in cruise and vacation packages. 'The support I receive from America's Vacation Center is unparalleled in the industry,' Kier said. 'Their Live Leads(TM) and cutting-edge technology help me fulfill my desire to bring families together and give them their dream vacations.'

How to Support a Healthy Immune System During a Flu Pandemic
Tue, 10 Jan 2006, 11:09 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
CALGARY, AB, Canada - Jan. 10 (PRnetwire) -- A global flu pandemic with up to a billion fatalities is coming and humanity is quite unprepared. If vaccines aren't available, what will governments do to keep their citizens alive and healthy so the world economy does not crash? Hyperimmune Egg, the Super Egg, is a food supplement that can 'help the body achieve a balanced immune system' says Dr. Verna Mackey, CEO of Baby Boomer Productions.

PricewaterhouseCoopers Analysis: Domestic Use of Chips in China Escalates Rapidly
Tue, 10 Jan 2006, 10:41 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN JOSE, CA - Jan. 10 (PRnetwire) -- Domestic consumption of semiconductors in China now represents at least 40% of total integrated circuit (IC) consumption in China, according to a comprehensive analysis by PricewaterhouseCoopers of Chinese and other published statistics on the subject. The report states that total semiconductor sales destined for domestic end-users in the Chinese market totaled $16.8 billion in 2004, the most recent year for which data are available.

TicketsR.com Joins Vladimir Spivakov and the Moscow Virtuosos to Celebrate 25 Years of Music
Mon, 9 Jan 2006, 07:10 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 9 (PRnetwire) -- TicketsR.com today announced that tickets for the world-famous Vladimir Spivakov and the Moscow Virtuosos concert, celebrating 25 years of music, are now on sale at www.TicketsR.com. Spivakov and his orchestra will grace the stage in San Diego at the Joan B. Kroc Theatre on Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m. They will follow up with a Los Angeles performance on Feb. 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the Wilshire Ebell Theater.

ABC Sports Delivers $106 Million in Added-Value to BCS Sponsors
Mon, 9 Jan 2006, 03:20 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
PRAIRIE VILLAGE, KS - Jan. 9 (PRnetwire) -- As America's top college football teams battled in the four BCS games, Tostitos, Federal Express, Nokia and Citi, scored more than $106 million of in-game signage and enhancements from ABC Sports during the four telecasts. The values, determined by Image Impact, Inc., the premier provider of sponsorship impact/product placement evaluation, are based upon the published 30-second commercial rates.

According to Anant Tripati, Deposed Former Agent and a Lieutenant Says that Los Angeles County District Attorney Admits to Providing False Statements to Obtain Search Warrants
Mon, 9 Jan 2006, 02:33 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 9 (PRnetwire) -- In a sworn deposition taken by Anant Tripati of testimony by Lt. Belen Jeske of the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office (Aug. 22, 2005 in BC326528) -- provided in a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles County alleging 'Fraud Upon the Court' -- reveals it is common practice for agents of the LA District Attorneys Office to provide judges with false statements to obtain search warrants, and other false statements regarding property seized, inventory of property, custody of property, and disposition of seized property.

Top Ten World Travel Destinations In 2005
Mon, 9 Jan 2006, 12:31 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
CHICAGO, IL - Jan. 9 (PRnetwire) -- iExplore (www.iExplore.com) announced today the list of Top Ten World Travel Destinations as determined by the vacation purchases of its adventure and experiential travelers.

Harper Arrington Media's Little Entrepreneur Series Teaches Kids How to Make Their Dreams Come True
Mon, 9 Jan 2006, 11:28 ESTEdited by Beverly West
DETROIT, MI - Jan. 9 (PRnetwire) -- Harper Arrington Publishing and Media today announced that 'The Little Entrepreneur-Takes Flight,' the first title in their new 'Little Entrepreneur' series by Michael Harper and Jay Arrington designed to teach kids how to turn their hobbies into businesses, will publish on February 1, 2006.

Entertainment and Technology Feature Summary for Week Ending Jan. 6
Fri, 6 Jan 2006, 08:42 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 6 (PRnetwire) -- The weekly entertainment and tech news roundup of feature stories from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: BeePlush Couture launches line of couture clothing for children; Mark McLaughlin is the VIBE Magazine January Free Agent Pick; Penny Webster offers recipes for allergy sufferers in a cookbook 'Allergy Free For All Ages'; and late night commercial star Matthew Lesko offers new e-book on finding free money from Uncle Sam to pay your utility bills this winter.

Neotrope Chosen to Provide Internet Marketing Solutions for Ask Ariel Your Pet Nutritionist located in Dana Point, CA
Fri, 6 Jan 2006, 05:11 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
TORRANCE, CA - Jan. 6 (PRnetwire) -- Neotrope(R), a leading California advertising, PR, and Internet Marketing firm established 1983, today announced it has been chosen by a holistic pet care and pet health supplement firm, Ask Ariel Your Pet Nutritionist (www.askariel.com), to provide promotion and brand development for their company and Website.

Soar Consulting Reports Former Military Members Are in Demand in Today's Job Market
Fri, 6 Jan 2006, 04:16 ESTEdited by Beverly West
SAN DIEGO, CA - Jan. 6 (PRnetwire) -- Soar Consulting, Inc., America's fastest growing recruitment firm specializing in the placement of transitioning military members into civilian careers, recently announced their second consecutive year of triple digit growth.

Mark Mclaughlin, VIBE Magazine January Free Agent Pick Featuring His New Single 'Brooklyn'
Fri, 6 Jan 2006, 12:23 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, NY - Jan. 6 (PRnetwire) -- VIBE Magazine's January issue features unsigned draft pick Mark McLaughlin. Based on the R&B single 'Brooklyn' VIBE states, 'McLaughlin pays homage to hip hop heroes and reminisces over summer park jams in his street-hardened baritone.'

Most Read News Stories of 2005 by Media and Journalists from Send2Press Announced
Thu, 5 Jan 2006, 09:31 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
TORRANCE, CA - Jan. 5 (PRnetwire) -- Neotrope/Send2Press, a PR agency and news distribution organization established Jan. 1983, has announced its most popular news stories of 2005 disseminated through the Send2Press Newswire (www.Send2Press.com). The top-20 news stories, based on number of readings by journalists and media professionals is a fascinating cross section of the kind of news being announced by small businesses, and the type of news actually being read - and potentially reported on - by active news media professionals.

SES2 Capability Now Available on Supermicro Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) Servers
Thu, 5 Jan 2006, 08:26 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN JOSE, CA - Jan. 5 (PRnetwire) -- Supermicro Computer, Inc., a leading manufacturer of high-quality motherboard, chassis and server solutions, has combined forces with Adaptec and Distribution Partner MA Labs to introduce the industry's first SAS server solutions with SCSI Enclosure Services (SES2) for enclosure management for the channel market space. SES2 alerts users about drive, temperature and fan failures with an audible alarm and a fan failure LED, and is a significant enhancement to Supermicro's complete line of SAS-optimized solutions.

Size Matters Property Tax
Thu, 5 Jan 2006, 07:21 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Jan. 5 (PRnetwire) -- Because someone has to step up and suggest something: this year's StateoftheState.com address deals with California's property tax -- All aspects of California Proposition 13 on property taxes are to remain the same except that homes of '4,000 square feet or more' are to pay an additional 1%.

Penny Webster's Allergy-Free Recipes Help Millions at Risk Avoid Serious Food Threats
Thu, 5 Jan 2006, 11:44 ESTEdited by Beverly West
ROCKVILLE, MD - Jan. 5 (PRnetwire) -- Penny Webster, author of 'Allergy Free For All Ages: Milk-free, Egg-free, Nut-free Recipes' offering safe food alternatives for severely allergic kids and adults that are delicious enough to satisfy the whole family, today announced that millions of individuals are now living on restrictive diets due to food allergies or intolerance.

Group Travel Planet LLC Launches First-Ever Direct Connect Technology for Group Hotel Distribution
Wed, 4 Jan 2006, 02:18 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
PIGEON FORGE, TN - Jan. 4 (PRnetwire) -- Group Travel Planet LLC, the pioneer and leader of online group travel, marked a major step in hotel distribution by today announcing that it has built first-ever direct connections that pull group hotel rates and inventory from hotel central reservation systems (CRS), property management systems (PMS), providers of distribution management solutions and merchant hotel distributors.

Health Products Experts Join American Health Partners
Wed, 4 Jan 2006, 12:33 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - Jan. 4 (PRnetwire) -- American Health Partners (AHP) announced Monday, December 19, that two former Cardinal Health executives have joined the Oklahoma City based health products marketing and distribution management firm.

Soundrangers Online Sound Library Expands its Interactive Sounds Selection
Wed, 4 Jan 2006, 12:03 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SEATTLE, WA - Jan. 4 (PRnetwire) -- Soundrangers, founded in 1998, from the beginning took a unique approach to the field of royalty-free sound effects and music. Soundrangers was the first to specialize in creating sounds specifically for interactive media, such as websites and video games, and making them available for purchase and download over the internet. As an industry leader, Soundrangers continues to innovate, being the first to have a large catalog of real world sounds, also designed and optimized for use in interactive media.

LifeSpan Re-Introduces Most Compact Treadmill Available on the Market and Wins Award (Again!)
Wed, 4 Jan 2006, 11:36 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - Jan. 4 (PRnetwire) -- The LifeSpan TR2000 wins big in Treadmill Doctor's 2005-2006 Best Buy Awards. The TR2000 is featured in the 'Best New Product' category, for its great design and excellent value. According to Treadmill Doctor, the LifeSpan TR2000 is 'A great looking treadmill and one of the best values we have seen this year.' The review went on to recommend the TR2000 treadmill as the choice for those looking to save space without sacrificing quality.

BeePlush Couture for Kids is Redefining Children's Fashion
Wed, 4 Jan 2006, 11:02 ESTEdited by Beverly West
DALLAS, TX - Jan. 4 (PRnetwire) -- BeePlush Couture today announced the launch of their new line of couture clothing for children, combining high style with functionality, and offering consumers the opportunity to give back to the community with every dollar spent.

InteractiveVoices: A Web 2.0 Application for Finding and Hiring Voice-Overs
Tue, 3 Jan 2006, 05:29 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
TORONTO, ON - Jan. 3 (PRnetwire) -- InteractiveVoices, the voice-over marketplace, has just rolled out a new Web 2.0 platform for businesses that need to hire voice-over talents. Principles that render InteractiveVoices a Web 2.0 company include the continued focus on a rich user experience by working with technologies such as RSS, CSS and AJAX while using the Web as a software platform.

Leading Corporate & Leisure Air Consolidator Celebrates Record Year
Tue, 3 Jan 2006, 02:22 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK, NY - Jan. 3 (PRnetwire) -- New York based FareBuzz.com, the industry leader in Air Consolidator fares, celebrated another record year as its client roster and revenue base grew significantly in 2005. 'Our expansion and growth into the Corporate Travel Agency sector was a primary reason we enjoyed another record year,' said FareBuzz.com CEO Arnold Walter. A contributing driver for this tremendous growth was the introduction of an upgraded Online Booking Tool to enhance their current Best Fare/Real Time booking engine for Business & First Class fares.

Entrepreneur: The Last Free American - The Morphing of America to The Home Based Business
Tue, 3 Jan 2006, 12:13 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
MAULDIN, SC - Jan. 3 (PRnetwire) -- The Permanent Venture, an online publication since 2001, claims no better time in history offers the entrepreneur great wealth and freedom, thanks to the Internet. So close your eyes, hug your computer's monitor and make a wish. It's almost that easy.

iMAX Business Solutions Launches Split Rate Program Offering Lower Rates Every Time a Payment is Processed
Tue, 3 Jan 2006, 10:46 ESTEdited by Beverly West
DENVER, CO - Jan. 3 (PRnetwire) -- iMAX Business Solutions, specializing in providing merchants with technologically sophisticated and secure payment gateways for all types of transaction processing, today announced the launch of their new Split Rate Program allowing businesses to process credit card transactions through any credit card terminal or credit card machine at the lowest rate possible.

G-Man Music PSA for American Cancer Society Takes Listeners Inside the Human Body
Mon, 2 Jan 2006, 12:42 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 2 (PRnetwire) -- Radio listeners become a cancer cell inside a human body as part of the new public service announcement created by G-Man Music & Radical Radio for the American Cancer Society.

Uncle Sam Can Pay Your Heating Bills ... If You Know Where to Go
Mon, 2 Jan 2006, 05:31 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
WASHINGTON, DC - Jan. 2 (PRnetwire) -- Rising energy prices can cause some families to see as much as a 50% increase in their utility bills this winter. So Matthew Lesko, the Government Money guy on TV in the question mark suit, is offering a free e-book called 'Free Money to Pay Your Utility Bills,' to anyone who can get on the web and go to www.lesko.com.

Cognitive Technologies Adds Depth by Merging with Implementation Services Firm
Wed, 28 Dec 2005, 10:32 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
ATLANTA, GA - Dec. 28 (PRnetwire) -- Cognitive Technologies Group, providing people-focused project management services since 1987, and Implementation Services for Information Systems, specialists in making technologies work together, announce their merger as Cognitive Technologies, Inc. The new organization will have increased flexibility to offer end-to-end professional services at the exact level a customer requires.

Libyan-American Corporation buys Stake in Renewable Power Generation Plants
Tue, 27 Dec 2005, 11:51 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Dec. 27 (PRnetwire) -- Lyamec Corp., a U.S. merchandising and distribution services firm, completed its acquisition, as stakeholder, in more than 13 power generation plants in the United States. The Lyamec Corporation is expanding its acquisitions and is building a multi-billion dollar portfolio through aggressive mergers and acquisitions in the U.S., Libya, the United Kingdom, and including France.

Revere Industries, LLC Announces Combined, Expanded Operations
Wed, 21 Dec 2005, 03:30 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Dec. 21 (PRnetwire) -- A. Elliott Archer, President and CEO of Revere Industries, LLC, announced today that the company has combined selected operations of four of the companies of Charter Oak Capital Partners into a single entity, which will operate as Revere Industries, LLC. The expanded company, financed through CIBC World Markets Corp., includes Metal Powder Products, Ross Aluminum, Revere Aluminum, and selected operating facilities of Titan Plastics Group.

City Network, Inc. Announces Revised Financial Results For The Fiscal Year Ended December 31, 2004
Tue, 20 Dec 2005, 01:33 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
TAIPEI, Taiwan - Dec. 20 (PRnetwire) -- City Network, Inc. (Amex: CSN), a company that designs, manufactures, and markets a comprehensive line of broadband and wireless Internet access solutions and consumer electronic products, announced that it will be revising its financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2004 and amending and restating its annual report on Form 10-KSB on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Ethics Hotline - A Critical Tool for Protecting Investments
Thu, 8 Dec 2005, 04:00 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK, NY - Dec. 8 (PRnetwire) -- Corporate Resolutions Inc. (CRI), a New York City firm that conducts background checks and corporate investigations, announces the launch of its Ethics Hotline - a vehicle for private companies to allow their employees to anonymously and confidentially report suspicions of fraud, sexual harassment, misappropriation of funds or unethical business practices.

SSB Technologies + BART Group Join Forces
Thu, 1 Dec 2005, 07:42 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Dec. 1 (PRnetwire) -- SSB Technologies, Inc. (SSB) today announced that it hired the principals of the BART Group of McLean, Virginia. SSB will change its name to SSB + BART Group and operate in both Silicon Valley and Washington, DC. 'This combination combines the strengths of both organizations and extends the company's leadership role in IT accessibility. The national presence of SSB + BART Group and extensive work in public and private sector markets ensures our customers receive a full lifecycle accessibility solution,' said SSB founder and Managing Director Timothy Springer.

The Easy Gift Choice Gets Easier Online: Gift Cards and Certificates Research Study
Thu, 1 Dec 2005, 02:16 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
EDMONTON, AB - Dec. 1 (PRnetwire) -- Gift cards are becoming a holiday gift of choice, and retailers are finally making it easy to buy them online. A study of nine leading websites by Web Mystery Shoppers International Inc. has found big improvements over the past two years for people wanting to buy gift certificates online

CEOs Increasingly Use Spiritual Fitness to Achieve Business and Life Goals
Wed, 30 Nov 2005, 07:37 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
CHICAGO, IL - Nov. 30 (PRnetwire) -- Corporate CEOs frequently depend on insights from a source outside themselves when making critical decisions. Seventy-two percent of 175 CEOs responding to a research study say they receive special insights into decision making that comes from the Holy Spirit. This is just one of several observations made by researcher Merrill Oster about his fellow CEOs, according to Pinnacle Forum America.

TCM International Answers ... What Is A Recruiter?
Mon, 28 Nov 2005, 12:42 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
HOUSTON, TX - Nov. 28 (PRnetwire) -- If you are thinking about exploring the job market, one area you will probably come across is professional recruiters. According to TCM International in Houston, an executive career marketing and employment consulting firm, recruiters have access to hundreds of positions and are very useful job seekers. However, before you contact any recruiter, it is important to know how they operate.

Sharrow Group and Robichaud Financial Expand Services by Forming Associated Builder Solutions, LLC
Tue, 22 Nov 2005, 01:53 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
ROCHESTER, NY - Nov. 22 (PRnetwire) -- The Sharrow Group, providing executive search and business consulting to the homebuilding industry since 1968, and Robichaud Financial Services, M&A, investment banking, and mortgage specialists, announce the formation of Associated Builder Solutions, LLC (ABS). ABS will offer homebuilders a single source of proven expertise to maximize their operations and therefore the value of their companies.

American Finance Corp. Finalizes Agreement on Global Oil Tools' Liabilities
Tue, 1 Nov 2005, 12:03 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Nov. 1 (PRnetwire) -- American Finance Corp. announces that it has finalized its agreement with Grifco International on Global Oil Tools' (OTC: GFCI) outstanding liabilities totaling approximately $800,000.00 USD.

Management Dynamics Acquires NextLinx
Mon, 24 Oct 2005, 12:38 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - Oct. 24 (PRnetwire) -- Management Dynamics, a leading provider of global trade management solutions, today announced that it has acquired NextLinx Corporation, the pioneering developer of international trade compliance technology and content. The acquisition combines the strengths of both organizations to offer a comprehensive portfolio of enterprise software and on-demand services, powered by industry-leading content, to plan, optimize and execute global trade operations. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Digitalmedix Announces Acquisition of Colorado Computer Forensics
Mon, 24 Oct 2005, 11:45 EDTEdited by Beverly West
DENVER, CO - Oct. 24 (PRnetwire) -- Digitalmedix, Data Recovery and Computer Forensics, today announced the strategic acquisition of Colorado Computer Forensics. Additionally, John Davis is named as the Director of Forensic Services to lead the Digitalmedix forensics team.

Athlon Interactive Adventures Launches New Online Team Building Game Where the Action and Thrills Take Place in Real Life
Tue, 18 Oct 2005, 12:24 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
LAS VEGAS, NV - Oct. 18 (PRnetwire) -- Athlon Interactive Adventures launched The Corporate Team Builder today, offering a solution for small to medium sized businesses that need team building, but can't afford the high costs of traditional options.

Neotrope Chosen to Provide Internet Marketing Solutions for Satin Sheet-A-Gram(R), a Business Specializing in Satin Sheet Gift Sets
Wed, 12 Oct 2005, 12:57 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
TORRANCE, Calif. - Oct. 12 (PRnetwire) -- Neotrope(R), a leading advertising, PR, and Internet Marketing firm established in 1983, today announced it has been chosen by Satin Sheet-A-Gram(R), a business specializing in satin sheets, satin pillowcases, and satin sheet gift sets, to provide PR, promotion and brand development for their company and Website.

PC Kidz LLC a Tyler, Texas Based Children's Computer Education Company Announces the Sale of its Fourth Franchise in North Texas
Mon, 10 Oct 2005, 06:54 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
TYLER, TX - Oct. 10 (PRnetwire) -- Charlene and David Kaase of Grapevine, TX will be the managing owners of PC Kidz Denton and Wise Counties, the fourth company franchise in Texas. The new franchise will continue to serve both Denton and Wise counties located in Texas by offering computer education classes to preschool and school age children through public and private preschools, as well as through early education programs.

Protex International Corp. is Front-Runner in Key Environmental Initiative
Fri, 7 Oct 2005, 04:16 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
BOHEMIA, NY - Oct. 7 (PRnetwire) -- Protex International Corp. announced today that they are one of the first U.S. companies to respond to the European Union mandate for Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) by initiating a rapid resolution for environmental safety and protection

TD Banknorth Chairman, President and CEO to Speak at New England-Canada Business Council Luncheon Meeting
Tue, 4 Oct 2005, 02:10 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
BOSTON, MA - Oct. 4 (PRnetwire) -- William J. Ryan, Chairman, President and CEO of TD Banknorth Inc., will speak at the New England-Canada Business Council (NECBC) luncheon on Wednesday, October 5, 2005, at 11:30 a.m. at The Fairmont Copley Plaza in Boston.

Sharrow Group Combines with Robichaud Associates to Give Homebuilders New Merger and Acquisition Support
Tue, 4 Oct 2005, 12:04 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
ROCHESTER, NY - Oct. 4 (PRnetwire) -- Sharrow Group, with its broad-based solutions for improving homebuilder performance, and Robichaud Associates, with its proven expertise in planning and implementing M & A strategies, are merging to deliver comprehensive, timely value to homebuilders.

First American Makes Equity Investment in ComplianceEase - Industry-Leading Technology Providers Partner to Offer Essential Bundled Solutions
Mon, 3 Oct 2005, 01:31 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Oct. 3 (PRnetwire) -- ComplianceEase(R), a premier provider of automated compliance and risk management solutions to the financial services industry, today announced that it has received an equity investment from First American Real Estate Solutions (RES(R)), the nation's largest provider of advanced property and ownership information, analytics and services.

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