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National U.S. Business, Entertainment, and Technology News sourced from the Neotrope® News Network.

US National News

US National News
National U.S. Business, Entertainment, and Technology News sourced from the Neotrope® News Network.

Socket Systems, LLC under New Ownership – Manufacturing the Lumber Link Metal Joinery Building System

CANFIELD, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Owner Ron Cianciola purchased Socket Systems, founded 1983, in November, 2007. Socket Systems manufactures a steel joinery system called Lumber Link. This 3/16-inch steel 'socket,' joins 6-inch x 6-inch rough-cut timbers or wood members, to create a clear span building frame. The standard Lumber Link kit will create an open area up to 30 feet wide. Options include Porch Extensions of 15 feet on each side, multiple roof options and building styles. The Gambrel roof option is perfect for a spacious second floor.

Lucky Technology Selects SecuGen Fingerprint Sensor for iGuard LM520-FOSC Access Control and Time Attendance Device

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SecuGen, the world's leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that Lucky Technology has selected the SecuGen SDA03M standalone fingerprint sensor for Lucky's iGuard LM520-FOSC Access Control and Time Attendance device.

Former Georgia Gov. Barnes Will Speak to Georgia Brokers on Jobs, Business

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Former Georgia Governor Roy Barnes, a lawyer and a Democratic candidate for governor, will speak Tuesday, November 24, 2009 to the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB), Georgia's only professional organization dedicated to buying and selling businesses and franchises.

Universal Forest Products Western Division Inc. to Distribute Accoya Wood

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Universal Forest Products Western Division Inc. (UFP-WD) and Titan Wood Inc., a subsidiary of Accsys Technologies, PLC (AIM and EURONEXT: AXS), are pleased to announce UFP-WD will distribute Titan's Accoya wood in the United States. Accoya is a modified wood produced only from certified sustainable sources, using an environmentally responsible process. It offers outstanding durability, dimensional stability, and reliability.

New Updated EASEUS Partition Master 4.1.1 Available for Windows 7 Users Now

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EASEUS, a provider of affordable, scalable partition management, data recovery and disaster recovery utility solutions, releases the newest version of its consumer partition management software: EASEUS Partition Master 4.1.1, a comprehensive partition tool and system optimization software for Windows 2000 / XP / Vista / 7 and Windows server 2000 / 2003 / 2008, now supports the much anticipated Microsoft Windows 7 operating system.

Artisteer Announces Support for Google's Blogger

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Extensoft today announced a new 2.3 version of its automated Web design product, Artisteer, now with support for Google's Blogger. Artisteer enables non-technical users to create great looking Web designs in minutes. Thousands of Web design professionals already use Artisteer for quick Web design drafting, idea generation and small to medium design projects.

Super Bowl Champ's Controversial Film about NFL Player Injuries Hits Theaters November 20th

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Three-time Super Bowl Champion Roman Phifer's controversial film about NFL Player Injuries to hit theaters November 20th, 2009. Beverly Hills based Walking Shadows LLC has announced the theatrical release of 'BLOOD EQUITY,' Super Bowl Champ Roman Phifer's controversial film about NFL Player Injuries: an expose of the dark side of the NFL, America's Biggest Blood Sport.

WinBill 8.1 Delivers Powerful new Telecom Expense Management Features and Reporting Capabilities

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeleManagement Technologies, Inc. (TTI) the pioneer in Telecom Expense Management (TEM) solutions continues to improve on its WinBill application with the release of version 8.1. As an ongoing commitment to meeting client's needs and changes in the industry, several new functions have been added to the already robust and feature rich application.

Despite Recession Healthcare Industry's Telecommunications Services Spending to Exceed $55 Billion Over Next Five Years, says Insight Research

BOONTON, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The hospitals, physicians, pharmaceutical companies, and insurance providers that make up the 2.6 trillion US healthcare system will be spending $55.5 billion on telecommunications services over the next five years, says a new market research study released by the Insight Research Corporation. According to the market analysis study, spending by the US healthcare industry on telecommunications services will grow at a compounded rate of 10.2 percent over the forecast period

Special Equestrians Teams with Philadelphia Race Park

WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Special Equestrians is proud to announce our partnership with the Philadelphia Race Park. Special Equestrians will be providing stall rest to injured race horses. These horses will be part of our Youth Connections Program for At-Risk Youth. 'Our vulnerable youth will be introduced to the plight of these vulnerable horses with the goal of developing a greater empathy for these horses,' says Tammy Westney, Executive Director of Special Equestrians.

Girls Write Now Receives 2009 Coming Up Taller Award from First Lady at The White House

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Girls Write Now, a New York City organization that matches at-risk high school girls with professional women writers for mentoring and writing training, has been nationally recognized as one of 15 youth arts and humanities programs to receive the prestigious 2009 Coming Up Taller Award. Youth and adult representatives of the program traveled to Washington, D.C., to attend a White House ceremony on November 4, where they accepted the award from Mrs. Obama.

Senior Care Business Owner in Brentwood, Tenn., Receives Prestigious Award

NASHVILLE, Tenn. and CINCINNATI, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Robert Harter, owner of the Home Helpers and Direct Link in Brentwood, Tenn., was recently honored as the recipient of the 2009 Rookie of the Year Award for Home Helpers, the nation's leading senior care franchise specializing in non-medical and personal care and companionship for seniors. Harter accepted the honor at the company's annual national conference in Orlando, Fla., on October 14, 2009.

Namtra Corporation Acquires eTaxPortal

RESTON, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Namtra Business Solutions, a 2009 Deloitte 500 fastest growing company, today announced that its software division has completed the acquisition of eTaxPortal. Namtra's eTaxPortal is a Web based tax process automation for today's tax department. It provides a single gateway to commonly used tax tools.

Patented CAVTEC Technology Quantifies Competitive Advantage and Value

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CAVTEC announces the formal launch of CAV, Competitive Advantage Valuation software for maximizing returns on intellectual property (IP). Field tested in over 100 projects since 1997, CAV has helped universities, businesses, and entrepreneurs develop effective IP strategies and negotiate successful agreements.

The Pacesetter Soccer Club Benefits From Tireman Auto Service Centers and Uniroyal Tire's Commitment to Youth Soccer

TOLEDO, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pacesetter Soccer Club has received more than $1056 in both funds and equipment from Tireman Auto Service Centers and Uniroyal Tire as part of an ongoing commitment. The program is currently in its tenth year of supporting youth soccer across the nation through the Uniroyal Soccer Program.

Cookbook Challenges 'Good Taste' in Defense of Free Speech and International Rights

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If you have never heard of 'Natural Harvest,' the only semen-based cookbook currently on the market, you are not alone. Despite international media attention, 'Natural Harvest' (ISBN: 9781424314614) has managed to stay under the mainstream radar - but just barely. That may be about to change with a nomination for the Gourmand World Cookbook Award, a prestigious international recognition of exceptional and groundbreaking culinary literature.

Migrate to Windows 7 Safely Now, with No More Worry

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EASEUS Partition Master, comprehensive partition tool and system optimization software for Windows-based administration, helps you to migrate to Windows 7 smoothly. Since the release of Microsoft Windows 7, many people cannot wait to install the new OS; yet are concerned about data migration, hardware limitations or integration of existing applications. Most people are still hesitant to make the jump.

eDemocracy 2.0 Comes to Canada – ElectionMall CEO Discusses How Technology is Changing Politics Worldwide

TORONTO, Canada (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ravi Singh, CEO and founder of ElectionMall Technologies, is scheduled to speak at the 10th annual Art and Science of Public Affairs conference, sponsored by the Public Affairs Association of Canada. ElectionMall Technologies is a campaign technology company that is dedicated to helping campaigns of all sizes utilize technology and reach voters since 2000. Singh is recognized as the 'Campaign Guru,' a global expert on campaign technology.

Foreclosure Prices Were Up, While Real Estate Prices Were Down

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Reports from the first days of November show that the housing market is still on shaky ground. According to the statistics from Foreclosure Data Online, real estate prices on the whole are down already for the first three days of November as compared with October's average. The foreclosure market appears strong however. It grew over this same period and shows the kind of steady growth that is apt to continue.

Interim HealthCare Celebrates National Home Care Month in November

SUNRISE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In honor of the nation's home care professionals and volunteers, Interim HealthCare will join home care providers throughout the United States in kicking off the November celebration of National Home Care Month. The month-long celebration pays tribute to the dedicated home care professionals and volunteers who enable elderly, disabled, and chronically ill individuals to live their lives where they want to most-in their own homes.

Bokashicycle Announces First Successful Full-Scale Commercial Fermentation Process

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In the U.S. alone, annually, more than 30 million tons of food waste is sent to landfills. Less than three percent of that waste is diverted from landfills, primarily through composting, producing greenhouse gases and heat. Bokashicycle offers a safer and more economic alternative. By implementing the bokashicycle, commercial operations can divert tons of waste away from landfills and compost sites, converting that waste into high-quality fertilizer.

Physical Therapists from Tucson and Omaha Named 2009 Therapists of the Year by Interim HealthCare

SUNRISE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Physical therapists Ed Onofrio of Tucson, Ariz., and Nina Van Beaumont of Omaha, Neb., have been named the 2009 Interim HealthCare Therapists of the Year. Interim is the nation's largest combined home health care and medical staffing provider, employing more than 75,000 health care workers who serve more than 50,000 people each day. Runners-up for this year's award were Martha Sandven of St. Paul, Minn., and Rainna Nolan of Atlanta.

Celebrities Join Dr. Bill Releford's Black Barbershop Health Outreach Program in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Some 100 barbershops throughout Los Angeles and the Inland Empire will be bustling with extra activity this Saturday, November 7, 2009, from 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. when Dr. Bill J. Releford, D.P.M., founder of The Diabetic Amputation Prevention (DAP) Foundation, launches the Los Angeles Initiative of the Black Barbershop Health Outreach Program (BBHOP).

PJ's Coffee of New Orleans Continues to Expand Locally and with National Franchising in 7 States

NEW ORLEANS, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PJ's Coffee of New Orleans, established 31 years ago and returned to local New Orleans ownership 16 months ago, is announcing significant expansion. Scott, Steve and Paul Ballard along with Thomas Richards, Brett Pearson, and Mark Higdon acquired the corporate operations of PJ's Coffee in June 2008 from Atlanta-based Raving Brands. At that time, there were 44 corporate and franchised stores. Today there are 63 locations with 12 more scheduled to open over the next 6 months.

Roemtech Introduces New PMA-245 PlenumAmp with More Power and Greater Clarity for Classroom and Commercial Installation

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Roemtech, LLC has announced the availability of their new Plenum Classroom Amplifier, model PlenumAmp PMA-245. It is designed and approved for above ceiling installations allowing end users to have a more powerful amplifier system that is easily concealed. Commercial and educational environments with data projectors need an amplifier that provides clear, powerful sound without taking up excess room. This product fills that need without sacrificing power or clarity.

Ellis Vigeo, LLC, Announces TextSafe for Apple iPhone and iTouch Systems

RALEIGH, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ever needed to send something to a friend that you didn't want someone snooping through your phone to be able to read? TextSafe by Ellis Vigeo allows the user to create messages by selecting one of 10 different encoding 'ciphers' and send an encrypted message via email or by using the text message 'copy and paste' feature. The receiver, with the right password, is able to decrypt the message and send messages back in the same or different code.

Brand Mortgage Implements Del Mar DataTrac Lending System

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Brand Mortgage, the residential lending unit of metro Atlanta, Georgia-based community bank Brand Bank, has implemented a mortgage lending platform by Del Mar DataTrac (DMD), the leading provider of affordable loan automation solutions for mortgage lenders, banks and credit unions. Founded in Gwinnett County in 1905, Brand Bank launched Brand Mortgage in 2006 to meet home financing demand in its growing region, and today is a licensed lender in 17 states.

Trailblazing Long Term Care Insurance Organization Celebrates 15 Year Anniversary

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National LTC Network is celebrating 15 years as a national leader in long term care insurance distribution. The Network counts among its 30 member firms some of the most-respected and successful firms in the industry. 'The Network is a unique organization, consisting of firms that are competitors, but that have come together to share best practices and address common long-term care insurance industry issues,' commented Terry Truesdell, President and CEO.

Vero Florida Company Earns Restoration Certification

VERO BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Global Restoration Group (GRG) in Vero Beach, Florida, is proud to announce it has been qualified by education and examination as Certified Water Restoration Technicians and Applied Structural Drying Technicians, by The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC).

Mind Wings Audio Delivers Express Entertainment for People on the Go

BOWIE, Md. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mind Wings Audio, an audio publishing company, introduces a new market for fiction - the one hour audio story CD. These one hour audio story CDs, designed for ages 18 and up, have the potential to become the entertainment of choice for multi-taskers, commuters, travelers - basically anyone who has the desire to be entertained while engaged in another task. The audio books are available in CD, MP3 download, and Kindle Editions (including iPod and iPhone).

Living in Style in Spite of Needing Long Term Care – New Guidebook Shows How

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The good news is that Americans are living longer. The bad news is that millions are outliving their money; and when they need long term care, they face bleak prospects. According to a new guidebook from LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), the unprepared are either forced to move into a nursing home funded by Medicaid, or to live with relatives who must disrupt their lives to care for them.

Campaign in the Box – ElectionMall Offers Innovative Technology Tools Bundled into One Single Package

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After nine years of providing technology to political campaigns ElectionMall.com has learned a few things about the common challenges many of their clients face. 'Running for political office isn't easy,' describes ElectionMall CEO Ravi Singh. 'We see a lot of campaigns that don't know where to begin and are struggling to figure it all out.'

Hazmat Training Comes to Williamsburg

CARY, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it's the law. According to the EPA, workers who handle hazardous waste must be trained annually, and the federal DOT requires that workers involved in the shipment of hazardous materials be trained at least every three years. Environmental Resource Center will present the mandatory training in Williamsburg November 17-19.

KnowledgeAdvisors Releases Performance Optimization Framework Using Six Sigma to Measure Human Capital Effectiveness

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- KnowledgeAdvisors, the world's largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced it has released a methodology and toolset to measure human capital effectiveness known as the Performance Optimization Framework. The Performance Optimization Framework is grounded in Six Sigma and is designed to help organizations improve the effectiveness of their talent development process.

PALNET Turning Up the Heat on the Heat Treatment of Pallets

VINELAND, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While others, including the Federal Government, are talking about the need for a national treatment requirement for solid wood packaging, PALNET has sprung into action. As the only pallet company with the national capacity to handle large scale ISPM-15 heat treatment, PALNET has seen the coming of this important international safety measure and moved aggressively to be ready for its implementation.

Authernative Granted U.S. Patent on Key Generation Method for Encryption and Authentication System

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Authernative, Inc., the leading developer of innovative user authentication and identity management technologies, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted the company its patent for encryption key generation method. The newly issued US Patent No. 7,577,987 titled 'Key generation method for communication session encryption and authentication system' describes a new encryption key management system integrated with a two-factor authentication protocol.

KnowledgeAdvisors Announces Metrics that Matter V11.2 with Powerful New Learning and Talent Analytics Impact Capabilities

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- KnowledgeAdvisors, the world's largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced it has released V11.2 of its proprietary analytics software, Metrics that Matter(R). Metrics that Matter is an on-demand, SaaS (Software as a Service) Human Capital Analytics system that allows you to cost-effectively measure and increase the impact of your human capital processes from recruiting to leadership development.

Robert J. Draper joins Global Legal Discovery as Director of Business Development

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Global Legal, a leading risk consulting and discovery management company, announced today that Robert J. Draper, formerly Managing Director of LEX On Demand, has joined the firm as National Director of Business Development. Draper will supervise a wide variety of assignments throughout the Southeast, Midwest and New York including data preservation, corporate investigations, fraud and detection, due diligence and regulatory issues.

Health Reform Must Protect Children's Hospitals and Patient Choice, Nye Pledges

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A current draft of healthcare reform legislation in the House of Representatives may inadvertently result in multi-million dollar reductions in federal support for Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters and children's hospitals around the nation, forcing them to cut critical services in a segment of the industry that has already achieved near universal coverage.

Real Estate Tools: Foreclosure API and Real Estate Widgets

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The fast paced world of real estate is about to move even faster thanks to new tools for the web that have just been released by industry leader ForeclosureListings.com. The Internet based foreclosure listing service has just released the first ever foreclosure API on the market. This tool joins the company's current offering of successful real estate widgets already in widespread use on the Internet.

World's First 'Viagra Baby' Turns 10

NEW ORLEANS, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine announced that the first baby conceived through IVF using Sildenafil (Viagra) on a woman to aid in embryo implantation will turn 10 next month. A technique developed and pioneered by Geoffrey Sher, MD, Sildenafil suppositories are administered during In Vitro Fertilization, prior to transferring embryos to the mother's uterus.

DOT Cracking Down on Undeclared Hazmat Shipping, says Lion Technology

LAFAYETTE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lion Technology, the nation's leader in regulatory compliance training, is presenting a unique four-day training series on the DOT, IATA, and IMDG regulations. On day one and two, Lion will cover the DOT rules during the "Hazardous Materials Transportation Certification" workshop. Students may attend one, two, or all three workshops. The training will be held in: Kansas City on Nov. 9-12; Detroit on Nov. 9-12; Cincinnati on Nov. 16-19; Pittsburgh on Dec. 7-10; and Chicago on Dec. 14-17.

Small Businesses Backbone of Georgia Economy, Handel tells Georgia Brokers

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Georgia's small businesses are a critical part of the state's economy, and Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel will speak about the outlook for those businesses at a monthly meeting of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) Tuesday, October 27, 2009. GABB is the state's only professional organization and Multiple Listing Service dedicated to buying and selling businesses and franchises.

Capital Markets Cooperative Brings More Value to its Clients with Addition of IDS, Inc.

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Capital Markets Cooperative has added IDS, Inc., to its list of preferred service providers. This relationship will bring the cooperative membership greater benefits when contracting with IDS for its state-of-the-art document preparation technology. Similarly, CMC will provide best-in-class secondary marketing solutions to those banks, credit unions, and independent mortgage companies operating on the IDS platform.

Unique Booklet to Discover in Thirty Minutes or Less How to Accomplish Everything One Desires

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new booklet by author and business expert Marty Niedelman, 'Rx For Success,' is a clear concise manuscript to help anyone achieve their goals and aspirations. Many people work hard and struggle to survive. Others do things in a certain way and have all the wealth and fame. The author has combined the knowledge of many motivational books, tapes, courses, and lectures.

Del Mar DataTrac Selects DepthPR for Full Service Public Relations

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Depth Public Relations, an Atlanta, Georgia, provider of public relations, Internet search visibility and marketing strategies for the mortgage lending and financial services industry has signed Del Mar DataTrac, the leading provider of affordable loan automation solutions for mortgage lenders, banks, and credit unions.

Foreclosure Deals' Widgets: An Excellent Resource for Real Estate Pros

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What's a widget? Foreclosure Deals announces some new features - its new widgets - created for easy and up-to-date foreclosure database access and mortgage rate information. 'Widgets are a great way to build a user's knowledge of the material on your Web site,' James Foxx, real estate expert with Foreclosure Deals, explains.

Epeius Biotechnologies to Partner at BIO Investor Forum

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation (www.epeiusbiotech.com), an emerging leader in the field of targeted genetic medicine, announced today that Frederick L. Hall, President and CEO, and Dr. Erlinda M. Gordon, Medical Director, will be participating in the 8th Annual BIO Investor Forum being held October 28-29, 2009, at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco.

TeamF1 and Cavium Networks' Technologies Power NETGEAR ProSafe FVS318G VPN Firewall

FREMONT and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software, and Cavium Networks (NASDAQ:CAVM), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for networking, communications, storage, wireless, video and security applications, today announced that TeamF1's customized Secure Gateway Solution (SGS) running on Cavium Networks' ECONA processor drives NETGEAR's FVS318G Gigabit VPN Firewall with DMZ, recently launched for the SMB market.

New Dionne Warwick Song 'Starlight' Released Today with 100-percent of its Proceeds Benefitting Starlight Children's Foundation

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today Starlight Children's Foundation and New Gold Music Ltd. are excited to release the song 'Starlight,' sung by the legendary Dionne Warwick, and written by Dean Pitchford, prolific writer of Fame and creator of Footloose, and William Goldstein, whose versatile career includes the original music for NBC's Fame TV series. Ms. Warwick, Pitchford and Goldstein are donating 100 percent of their royalties to Starlight Children's Foundation.

Getting a Job is a Lot Easier, if You Don't Limit Yourself to One Industry

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- People in healthcare and energy might not be interested in considering other industries, since so many good jobs are being created there. But are they missing something? 'And for everyone else, why would you want to limit yourself to just one industry,' asks Robert Gerberg Jr., CEO of ITS. 'With so many industries in trouble or not hiring, many people searching for a job want or need to find one in a new industry. But even for those who don't, why not uncover all the opportunities out there for you?'

SecuGen Fingerprint Readers Now Windows 7 Ready

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SecuGen, the world's leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that its USB fingerprint readers, the Hamster IV, Hamster Plus, OptiMouse Plus and Keyboard Plus, are now compatible with the Windows 7 operating system. SecuGen's family of USB fingerprint peripherals are now natively supported by Microsoft's Windows Biometric Framework (WBF) and will work with all versions of Windows 7.

Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor Names Dr. Sid Kamali as Director of Anesthesia

COSTA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor, a new multi-specialty outpatient surgery center committed to setting a new standard of care in South Orange County, has named Sid Kamali, M.D., as director of anesthesia. Dr. Kamali is a board certified anesthesiologist. In his role at Renaissance at Newport Harbor, Dr. Kamali will lead a team of anesthesiologists who are top in their field and can deliver care consistent with the center's patient-focused approach.

Keeping Check Scans Clean with a Cleaning Card for Panini's I:Deal Check Scanner

AUBURN, Maine and TURIN, Italy (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Panini and KICTeam, Inc. are pleased to announce the approval of the Panini Waffletechnology Check Scanner Cleaning Card for the Panini I:Deal Check Scanner. The removal of built-up paper dust and endorsement ink residue from the scanner lens is critical to maintain consistent scans with any check scanner. This product, originally designed to work with Panini My Vision X and Vision X Check Scanners, is now available for use on the new Panini I:Deal as well.

KICTeam Becomes a Local International Company – Offering Products for All Industries

AUBURN, Maine and LONDON, UK (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- KICTeam is pleased to announce its successful expansion in both Europe and Asia. KIC Products UK, which operated as an independent exclusive European distributor, is now KICTeam Europe Limited and is a wholly owned subsidiary of KICTeam, Inc. located in Auburn, ME. KICTeam Asian/Pacific has also plans to establish offices in key locations in 2009 to facilitate the growth in this area of the world.

LTC Hotline Offers Competitive Long Term Care Insurance Quotes by Phone and Internet

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LTC Hotline - a one-stop shopping center - promises to simplify the process of finding the right long term care policy from the right carrier at the right price. 'Traditionally,' says Jonas Roeser, 'consumers had to meet with an agent in person, or try to compare confusing quotes from multiple carriers. Now they can find the best policy and price for their situation, from any of several top carriers, just by calling a toll-free number.' Or, if they prefer, they can request help online.

Arizona Leads as Foreclosure Rates Rise Countrywide

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to statistics from Foreclosure Listings, foreclosure rates are still on the rise across the country, a sure sign that the recession is far from over. The same statistics show that average foreclosure sale prices are also on the rise. The combination means that it is a strong market and a good opportunity for investment buyers.

University Learning Center Created by Rinella and Rinella Senior Partner Wins Prestigious National College Learning Center Association (NCLCA) Award

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Renowned family law firm Rinella and Rinella Ltd. today announced that the learning center founded by its Senior Partner Bernard (Bernie) Rinella has been awarded the 2009 NCLCA/Frank L. Christ Outstanding Learning Center Award. The Bernard B. Rinella, Jr. Learning Center was established at Miami University - Oxford in 2000.

Scenario Paintball Films' Documentary Brings History to Life at West Point

MORRISTOWN, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Never before has a group of 'real filmmakers' come together to produce a worthwhile, full length, documentary-style film that shows the real deal when it comes to scenario paintball. Scenario Paintball Films (SPF) announces the release of its first project - Basic Painting - shot on location at West Point, NY.

Authernative Granted U.S. Patent for User Authentication System Operation Modes

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Authernative, Inc., the developer of innovative user authentication and identity management technologies, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted the company a patent for operation modes in a user authentication system.

Nonprofit Special Equestrians adjusts to Challenging Economic Climate

WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Special Equestrians had been grappling with the effects of the economic downturn when they received a stroke of good luck; a local band offered to assist them by playing for no charge at a low-cost Beef and Beer Dinner. It was just what the agency needed to draw in a large audience and help to raise over $11,000.

Viral YouTube Sensation 'Duck Song' Waddling into Hearts of Teens

BOULDER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What music are teens into these days? Taylor Swift? Sure. Jonas Brothers? You bet. Beyonce? Absolutely. A simple children's song about a duck asking for grapes at a lemonade stand? Yup. As unlikely as it sounds, 'The Duck Song,' the lead song on Bryant Oden's debut CD 'Songdrops: 30 Songs for Kids' (being released Nov. 1st through Songdrops.com) has been all the rage in schools across the U.S. and beyond.

Advanced U.S. Clinical Trial Confirms Single-Agent Efficacy of Rexin-G in Metastatic Pancreas Cancer: All Endpoints Achieved

SAN MARINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies confirms the first real breakthrough for pancreatic cancer seen in years; publishes a landmark report of tumor-targeted Rexin-G as stand-alone therapy in chemotherapy-resistant pancreatic cancer. Following Phase I studies at the Mayo Clinic, which affirmed the general safety of Rexin-G, advanced U.S. Phase I/II studies were undertaken, which included a Phase II efficacy component and examined progressive dose escalations of Rexin-G.

Foreclosure Inventory Remains at All-time High

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bank Foreclosures Sale reports that 'Making Home Affordable,' a $75 billion federal government-backed initiative to keep up to seven to nine million Americans in their homes by preventing avoidable foreclosures, may have an uphill battle.

LesGaiCineMad in Madrid – Last Minute Hotel Deals at LateRooms.com

MANCHESTER, U.K. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to LateRooms.com, film fans only have a few weeks to wait until Madrid becomes the center of the cinematic world, as it will be hosting the 2009 edition of LesGaiCineMad during November. Now in its 13th year, the showcase is set to take place between October 29th and November 8th and the fact that the number 13 is considered to be unlucky by some people has not impacted on the organizers' enthusiasm for the event.

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