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STARmazing Race Benefits Starlight Children’s Foundation

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, June 25, 2011, Starlight Children's Foundation New England will host the 'STARmazing Race.' Now in its fifth year, the STARmazing Race remains the most hilarious and unique scavenger hunt in Boston. Hundreds of Starlight supporters take to the streets in teams of two to four people in a race against the clock - and each other - while winning prizes and raising funds and awareness for Starlight.

KnowledgeAdvisors Releases Metrics that Matter Spring 2011: It’s All About You!

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- KnowledgeAdvisors, which provides learning measurement software that improves the effectiveness and business impact of learning, today announced it has released the Spring 2011 version of its proprietary analytics software, Metrics that Matter.

New Website Opens The Door to Employment and Education Opportunities for Inland Empire Youth

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Youth Council has designed a new website specifically for San Bernardino County youth, ages 14 through 21 at SBCountyJobOps.com. The site features videos that profile careers in the County's top demand industries and the short-term vocational training programs that provided young people with the skills to enter these careers.

Web 2.0 Apps to Generate $455 Billion for Mobile Carriers, Fixed Line Operators, and Third Parties Over Five Years, Says Insight...

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In 2011, telecommunications carriers and third-party software developers worldwide are expected to generate just over $35 billion in new revenue by helping build and deploy Web 2.0 services, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation.

When Faith Triumphs Over Fear and Tragedy – The Last Chapter in the Life of Mrs. Sammy Davis, Jr.

SARASOTA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new book, 'The Last Chapter in the Life of Mrs. Sammy Davis, Jr.' (ISBN: 978-0-557-73613-3) offers a frightening glimpse of a Hollywood secret that was nearly buried. In her chronicle, author Pamela Sherrod reveals the events leading up to the death of Altovise Davis, and interweaves these startling revelations with intriguing views of numerous celebrities, from Bill Cosby and Raven-Symone' to legendary icons, Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.

EASEUS Todo Backup Free Becomes the Most Popular Free Backup Software after Its Release

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EASEUS Software, a leading provider of storage management, data backup and system disaster recovery solutions for Windows, announced a new free version - EASEUS Todo Backup Free on May 30, 2011. A week later, it has become the most popular world-class free backup software with about 30,000 download copies per week.

California Budget $1.8M Error Will Kill Gold Mining Industry, says Gold Pan California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gold Pan California, a gold mining supply shop located in the Bay Area, is bustling with suction dredge gold miners who are anxiously seeking a last-minute deletion of a math mistake in the current State Budget battle. 'This is a new financial disaster headed straight to the heart of the Golden State,' says owner Mike Dunn.

PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services’ Unique Warranty Solutions Benefit Solar Panel Manufacturing and Photovoltaic Projects Worldwide

IRVINE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Solar panel manufacturers in China and around the world continue looking for ways to provide greater economic certainty with their products, says PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services. Guaranteeing warranty terms through the use of insurance provides the certainty manufacturers and their customers look for, as well as long-term stability for the industry.

Gingrich Foundation Recognizes Boy Scouts of America as Charity of the Month

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Gingrich Foundation has selected the Boy Scouts of America as Charity of the Month for June in commemoration of President Woodrow Wilson's signing into law a national charter for the Boy Scouts of America on June 15, 1916.

Attorney General Jerry Brown: California Gold Mining Program Solvent – Legislature on Eve of Killing Industry over $1.8M Math Mistake

CONCORD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gold Pan California, a gold mining supply shop located in the Bay Area, is bustling with suction dredge gold miners who are anxiously trying to get information about what is going on in Sacramento. 'This is a new financial disaster headed straight to the heart of the Golden State,' says owner Mike Dunn.

Alaska Gold Exchange – Helping the Community with a Local Gold Rush!

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- During these tough economic times, one of the most difficult things to do is raise funds for a charity or community event. Most people are worried about their home value, their job, and generally are not in the best mood - much less thinking about doing something for the community right now, says Jimi Cash, the owner of the Heart to Heart Gold Exchange of Alaska. But what if someone could raise spirits and raise money for a good cause at the same time?

Paint It Black: Cayman S Is Latest Porsche to Go Dark

NASHUA, N.H. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New Porsche Cayman S owners will soon discover that there is more power on the dark side. Porsche has added the 2012 Cayman S to its lineup of Black Edition cars, which feature black paint, popular option packages and, for the Cayman as well as the Boxster S, an extra 10 horsepower. The Cayman S Black Edition will round out Porsche's black lineup when the sports car arrives in limited numbers at Porsche dealerships like Porsche of Nashua late this summer.

Safety Joins Sport and Sustainability in Lexus CT 200h

LATHAM, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- There is typically a dividing line between cars made for sporty fun and those built for economy and safety, but Lexus has shaken things up with its new CT 200h. The hybrid hatchback produces thrills, saves on gas, and, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), potentially saves lives. Available at New Country Lexus of Latham, the 2011 Lexus CT 200h was recently named a 2011 Top Safety Pick by the IIHS.

WebPAX Announces Approval of Key Patent for Web-Based Routing of Medical Images across Multiple Hospitals and within the Cloud

DURHAM, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Heart Imaging Technologies, LLC (dba 'WebPAX') is pleased to announce that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted the Company another key individual patent, further strengthening its patent portfolio relating to zero-footprint technologies necessary to view diagnostic-quality medical images in a standard Internet web browser.

Long-Term Care Expert Denise Gott to be Featured on 21st Century Business Television, CNBC, June 10

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Scant planning for long-term care is a big problem in America. Prudential Financial Inc. notes that 74 percent of consumers ages 55 to 65 (about three in every four of us) polled for a recent survey said they are concerned about needing some kind of long-term care. 'Yet nearly 54 percent of Baby Boomers, now entering their retirement years, believe Medicare or health insurance will cover their long-term care needs, when they won't,' says Denise Gott, of LTC Financial Partners.

Invention for Shirtless Politicians

BUFFALO, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Just in time for Father's Day get the man in your life the world's first handheld extendable tripod, the Quik Pod, by Fromm Works Inc. He can photograph himself shirtless and be properly centered in each photo. Great for Twitter feeds. Converts to a tabletop tripod stand when hands are not available to hold the camera.

Fleettracking.com Places Businesses in the Driver’s Seat

VALENCIA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LiveViewGPS, Inc. announced this week the launch of its new fleet tracking service - Fleettracking.com - that focuses on business to business (B2B) vehicle tracking. Fleettracking provides hardwired GPS vehicle trackers and portable battery-powered GPS tracking devices to businesses, nationwide.

High Fuel Costs Won’t Slow Down Inland Empire Transportation Companies

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A 30 percent increase in fuel surcharges has put tremendous pressure on the Inland Empire's transportation companies, but won't stop this industry from continuing to be a top local employer, says Terry Klenske, President of Dalton Trucking and member of the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board.

Statewide New York Foreclosures Rise Slightly While New Jersey Drops

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In some of the top cities in United States the underlying unemployment problem shows the impact on homeowners that face foreclosures, despite government programs to help hundreds of thousands nationwide keep their homes. According to BankOwnedProperties, the foreclosure listings showed both drops and rises in the states of New Jersey and New York.

Lost In Between Dimensions – Saga II: An Action Packed Science Fiction Novel At Its Best

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- An exciting new novel about inter-dimensional space travel, sexy aliens, a space confederation on the brink of civil war, and computer engineers looking for a way home, has just been released by Bookstand Publishing. 'Lost In Between Dimensions - Saga II' (ISBN: 978-1-58909-731-5), is a compelling science fiction novel you don't want to miss.

California Budget Committee Attempts to Prohibit Gold Mining Science, says Gold Pan California

CONCORD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gold Pan California, a gold mining supply shop in the Bay Area, has been building inventory of gold mining equipment in anticipation of the season re-opening in November. That anticipation is quickly fading and scorn for the California Legislature is taking its place, for owner Mike Dunn. Pointing to a hefty 1,500-page scientific report, Dunn declares 'The Legislature is trying to prohibit the science from being published. This is an arrant betrayal of the public trust!'

Whiteflash Announces Expansion of A CUT ABOVE Princess Super Ideal Diamonds

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Whiteflash Inc. announced today a new promotion in celebration of their expanded line of A CUT ABOVE Princess Diamonds - the stunning sister to their internationally recognized super ideal A CUT ABOVE Hearts and Arrows Round Diamonds.

IIHS Tests Prove Toyota Tundra’s Toughness

MECHANICVILLE, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Toyota truck fans know that the Tundra pickup is one tough hombre, but a recent Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) test revealed just how strong it is. Available at New Country Toyota of Clifton Park, the 2011 Toyota Tundra was one of just two large pickups to be named an IIHS Top Safety Pick after passing the institute's roof crush test.

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WILMINGTON, Del. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Buyables is a brand new start-up, e-commerce venture and its research and development team needs savvy shoppers to test out its new online shopping site. The team at Buyables, LLC is currently working to provide a unique and much improved online shopping experience.

New Topless Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Teases Fans

HARTFORD, Conn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Already an object of envy and lust among auto enthusiasts, the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG supercar is causing a stir as the first official pictures of its new topless body circulate the internet. The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster will make its public debut at the Frankfurt Auto Show in September and arrive at Mercedes-Benz dealerships like New Country Mercedes-Benz this fall.

PLP’s Blueprint for Change Program Helps Reprographers Profit From CIM

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PLP Digital Systems is expanding its Blueprint for Change program to help reprographers meet today's demands for Construction Information Management (CIM). This four-month marketing strategy program, which piloted in 2010, is now accepting applications for the 2011 session.

Cabbies Fight for Right to Drive a Lexus in Big Apple

WESTPORT, Conn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For a select few New York City cab drivers, only a Lexus will do, and now the New York Times is reporting that the city's Taxi and Limousine Commission is trying to deny them the privilege of driving the luxury vehicle on the job. Available to the general public at Connecticut Lexus dealers like New Country Lexus of Westport, the Lexus RX 400h and RX 450h hybrid SUVs driven by cabbies in the Big Apple have been dubbed "too powerful" by the city commission.

California Legislature Fails to Check Math: Proposed Gold Mining Budget Cut of $1.8 Million Increases Deficit by $23 Million, says Gold...

CONCORD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gold Pan California, a gold mining supply shop located in the Bay Area, has been building inventory of gold mining equipment in anticipation of the season re-opening in November. Pointing to a simple desk calculator, owner Mike Dunn cringes, 'Can you believe the budget committees have made such a stellar math mistake?'

Family Homes at Shadow Creek from the Leader in Austin Real Estate, Buffington Homes

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Buffington Homes, the leader in Austin, Texas new homes for sale, is pleased to announce the new Capital Series in Shadow Creek. The Capital Series offers exciting new designs from 1,242 to 2,372 square feet, and pricing from $115,900 to $146,990. Every Buffington Home in Shadow Creek is Energy Star Certified.

Crowd-sourced Research Project Seeks to Solve Batangas Fish Kill Mystery

LIPA CITY, Philippines (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A multi-national coalition of researchers has been formed to study and treat a massive fish kill of over 800 metric tonnes which started on May 27 in Taal Lake, in the Philippine province of Batangas. Sponsored by the World Mind Network, it will involve on-site as well as online cooperation between biology students in the U.S. and the Philippines, as well as volunteers from Batangas State University and local schools.

Austin Real Estate Company Really Moves

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As other cities and states are crawling at a snail's pace toward economic recovery, Austin, Texas has been deemed 'recession proof' and boasts the 'second-strongest job market in the nation.' The capital of the Lone Star state continues to attract people from all over the world. The city's fastest growing real estate company, Realty Austin, is shaking up the way these relocators embark on their Austin home search.

Tina Brink of EPIC Honored as 2011 Top Employee Benefits Consultant and Responsibility Leader

SAN MATEO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today that Senior Account Executive Tina Brink has been recognized by Risk & Insurance and Human Resource Executive magazines as a 2011 'Top Employee Benefits Consultant' and as an industry 'Responsibility Leader.'

Help Track Turtles With Your Cell Phone

OLD SAYBROOK, Conn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Turtle Conservation Project (TCP) wants your turtle pictures. 'With so many people able to send an image right from their cell phone, we can quickly tell them which of Connecticut's nine turtle species they have encountered,' said TCP's Chuck Landrey.

Extensoft Announces Version 3 of its Web Design Automation Software: Artisteer for Windows

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Extensoft announced today the immediate availability of Artisteer 3 for Windows. The newest version of its Web design automation software, Artisteer 3 distinguishes itself by enabling website owners to create professional looking websites from start to finish. Artisteer now delivers a single solution for web design, content management and web hosting.

Andaz 5th Avenue Packs Your Picnic for You

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On June 15, 2011, Andaz 5th Avenue will launch their picnic basket service for guests, which offers three picnic basket choices and the option to use an Andaz Picnic Host to help arrange the perfect day. The picnic baskets are packed with an array of delicacies and treats from the hotel's restaurant, the shop.

Hot New Audi Loses Its Top

NASHUA, N.H. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- High-powered Audi convertibles are a tradition at New Hampshire Audi dealerships like Audi of Nashua, which will have to make space next year for the automaker's fastest drop-top yet, the 2012 R8 GT Spyder. The latest in a long line of Audi convertibles, the Audi R8 GT Spyder has been spotted during testing in Europe before its formal unveiling this September at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany.

EPIC Adds Michele Childers as Account Executive in Folsom

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has added Michele Childers as an employee benefits account executive in its Folsom office. Michele brings a strong background in marketing and product knowledge, benefit plan design and client service.

Osama Bin Laden Death Sculpture Gets Name from Facebook

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A naked Osama Bin Laden, laden with sea crabs and shackled to a U.S. Navy SEALs cement block at the bottom of the sea receives its official title, courtesy of the friends on Facebook. The Osama Bin Laden sculpture is the latest by New York artist Daniel Edwards, and is being unveiled this week on Facebook, announces Cory Allen Contemporary Art.

Italian Specialties Importer Supplies Celebrities and Restaurateurs with Exclusive Products

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ariola Imports is a wholesaler, importer and distributor of the highest quality Italian specialty foods, wine and artisan beer. It not only provides quality products to Southern California and Las Vegas restaurateurs, but also to the occasional celebrity who just has to have some of its amazing Buffalo mozzarella and truffles from Italy.

TeamF1 Unveils Enhanced UTM Features for Security Gateways

FREMONT, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, today announced availability of several new threat management features in its SecureF1rst platform in its highly-regarded Security Gateway Solution (SGS) for SMB security routers.

TeamF1 Adds Advanced Capabilities to Service Provider Gateway Software, Debuts Mobile Apps for Secure Remote Access

FREMONT, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, today announced availability of several new features in its SecureF1rst CPE Gateway Solution (CGS) for service provider (SP) home gateways, as well as mobile apps that leverage the modularity of the device software to enable easy-to-use secure remote connectivity for home users.

TeleManagement Technologies, Inc. Takes Top Honors in Annual State of the Industry Report for Telecom Expense Management (TEM)

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AOTMP has announced the results of its latest 'State of the Industry Series report, Enterprise Satisfaction of 16 Fixed and Mobile Management Activities,' revealing TeleManagement Technologies, Inc. (TTI) as the highest ranked telecom expense management company as rated by enterprises in six of the most commonly performed TEM activities.

Foreclosure Crisis Falling and Rising in Major Cities

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ForeclosureListings has noticed falling and rising trends in foreclosures in recent months. Why? When the supply of homes outweighs the demand for them, the prices shrink. When the values are attractive enough to investors with enough money to withstand the smaller return on the investment, the supply is reduced and the prices sustain at a present level until the next surge of depressed properties are on the market available at discounted prices.

Exercise is Medicine Partners with IHP Online System for Physicians to Prescribe Exercise

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Interactive Health Group of PCE Fitness, and Exercise is Medicine, a multi-organizational initiative coordinated by the American College of Sports Medicine, are revolutionizing the way physicians prescribe exercise to their patients. An innovative online system developed by the Interactive Health Group will link healthcare providers, patients and exercise professionals and make physical activity a standard part of disease prevention and treatment.

BidYourCase.com Redefines Legal Representation

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BidYourCase is a revolutionary concept that matches clients to lawyers online. Through the ease and convenience of the Internet, clients seeking legal representation can express their needs, receive offers from highly qualified lawyers, consider which factors they consider most important (price, location, rating, etc.) and select a specific lawyer to handle their case - all within 72 hours.

EASEUS Todo Backup Free – The First Fully-functional Free Backup Software for Home and Business Users

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EASEUS Software, the award-winning backup and disaster recovery solution provider, today announces a new version for both home and business users - EASEUS Todo Backup Free. With basic backup features and many advanced functions like incremental backup, universal restore, and WinPE bootable disk, you may find EASEUS Todo Backup Free to be the world's first powerful backup freeware.

Golden State Legislature Poised to Kill Gold Mining Industry on Eve of New Regulations

CONCORD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gold Pan California, a gold mining supply shop, has been looking forward to the relief of November like salve applied to a burn. Owner Mike Dunn's anticipation of relief was suddenly diverted 2 weeks ago, when the California Legislature began shuffling last minute trailer budget bill language which, if passed, will kill the suction gold mining industry and cost the Golden State $23 to $70 Million annually.

Volkswagen Beetle: A Car for a Cool Hand

MANCHESTER, N.H. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A 1963 Volkswagen Beetle brings to mind images of boulevard cruising and trips to the beach, but when late actor and race car driver Paul Newman laid eyes on his, he saw a speed machine. Newman's own V8-powered Beetle has just been listed for sale, coinciding with the approaching debut of Volkswagen's 21st century Beetle, a decidedly sportier car than the outgoing second-generation model that has been a staple at Volkswagen dealerships like Quirk VW for more than a decade.

TeamF1 and zvelo Collaborate to Outfit Networking Devices with Enhanced Web Protection

FREMONT, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, today announced a partnership with zvelo, Inc., a leader in website categorization and URL database solutions, to offer zero-hour malicious website detection and protection to further secure business and residential networks.

TeamF1 and Kaspersky Lab Announce Partnership to Offer Anti-Malware Monitoring Services in Home and Business Gateways

FREMONT, Calif., May 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, and Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content and threat management solutions, today announced a technology partnership that enables networking OEMs targeting secure devices for home and business networking to offer superior gateway anti-malware protection to their users.

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