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Social network Mightybell and World Mind Network encourage Stanford, Berkeley Students to Compete for Web 2.0 Prize
PALO ALTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The World Mind Network, in conjunction with social network Mightybell (www.mightybell.com), is holding a contest between Stanford and UC Berkeley students to find the best example of the use of Mightybell software to create an experience around a fresh approach to planetary problems like climate change, poverty, disease, sustainability, and illiteracy.
TeamF1, Inc. selected by SiliconIndia as one of the Top 100 U.S.-based companies founded and managed by Indian technology professionals
FREMONT, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- TeamF1, Inc. (www.TeamF1.com), the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, announced that it has been selected by SiliconIndia, the premier magazine for business and technology, as one of the Top 100 U.S.-based companies founded and managed by Indian technology professionals.
NARIP tackles international intellectual property issues with 'Hollywood to London Music Delegation'
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- National Association of Record Industry Professionals (www.NARIP.com) president Tess Taylor leads a music delegation from Hollywood to London this week for meetings to protect intellectual property, preserve creativity, and create new opportunities for music whose uses contribute to the national economies of the United States, the United Kingdom and world culture.
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., /California Newswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA) has named Mrs. Tami Heim as CLAs new president and CEO. She will begin in this role on Jan. 1, 2012.
Mortgage Technology Conference: DogMagic's Melanie Feliciano to Speak on Mortgage Technology Compliance
CARSON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the mortgage industry's leading provider of loan document and automated compliance solutions, announced that its chief legal officer (CLO), Melanie Feliciano, will speak on a panel session that will discuss various compliance challenges and technology solutions. The panel is being held at the 13th Annual Mortgage Technology Conference by SourceMedia and Mortgage Technology magazine at the Doral Golf Resort in Miami, Florida.
MONTEBELLO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Montebello's $2.5 million Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes (TRANs) closed today - marking a milestone towards the City's ability to continue improving its operations.
AUSTIN, Texas /California Newswire/ -- 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, welcomes Bob Paglia as a newly hired account executive. Based out of Lancaster, Calif., just north of Los Angeles, Paglia's territory includes the Southern California region.
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Most people don't associate plumbing with food, but they may not know about KC's 23 1/2 Hour Plumbing Inc. This week, the company announced that it has collected more than one ton of food and will continue to collect food from its clients for people in need, year round.
EPIC, California's fastest growing insurance broker continues to strengthen leadership team with Scott Gunnison
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Scott Gunnison as Principal, Strategic Development. Gunnison brings more than 30 years of diversified insurance underwriting, retail and wholesale brokerage, specialty program development, and operations experience to EPIC. He will be based in Chicago and report directly to EPIC president and co-founder, John Hahn.
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announces the addition of property and casualty insurance broker and risk management consultant, Scott Lihme as a principal in the company's Irvine, Calif. office. Lihme brings 25 years of underwriting, production, client advocacy and program management experience to EPIC.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SecuGen, the world's leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that the SecuGen Hamster IV v2 and the ID-USB SC/PIV v2 have been added to the General Services Administration's FIPS 201 Evaluation Program Approved Products List.
San Bernardino County Business Consulting Program Helps Microdyne Plastics Reduce Pricing, Cut Costs And Remain Competitive
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board's partnership with California Manufacturing Technology Consulting(R) (CMTC) helped a local manufacturer, Microdyne Plastics, create a more competitive pricing structure and identify cost savings to maintain profitability.
California Steel's Craft Development Program gets boost from San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board (WIB) has been an instrumental partner in helping local manufacturers such as California Steel Industries, Inc. (CSI) successfully graduate 34 electricians and 17 mechanics from its craft development program.
Edgewood Partners Insurance Center honored by North Bay Business Journal with Healthiest Company Award
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, is being recognized by the North Bay Business Journal with a 2011 Healthiest Companies award.
MONTEBELLO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The City of Montebello announces an improved path. As Americans, we are all in this together. Our country has gone through the worst recession since the tumultuous years of the Great Depression. Thousands of cities across the nation are in financial turmoil. Economic analysis shows continued stagnation over these next few years, making it more difficult for communities to propel themselves forward. We ask ourselves, 'How do we put the past behind us and build for our future?'
RobotDough Software Corporation has issued a call for entries in a writing competition for finance students
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- RobotDough Software Corporation has issued a call for entries in a writing competition for finance students. The competition, initiating an annual series, requires use of RobotDough's online equity research platform to deliver 500-word articles on the world's equity markets. A panel of expert judges will select five winners, each of whom will receive cash prizes and continuing blogger or analyst positions with RobotDough.com.
'A Workbook For Young Inventors' features Dreamalings that are used to educate and motivate children
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Inventive Minds continues to add useful and inspirational media products to its line of tools for inventions. Most recently, it has created and released 'A Workbook For Young Inventors' (ISBN: 978-0983344803). This workbook for kids incorporates colorful characters known as the 'Dreamalings(R)' that are used to educate and motivate children to imagine and create, and ultimately - invent.
To leverage advanced virtualization and extensibility, TeamF1 Inc joins Open Virtualization Alliance
FREMONT, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, today announced its support for the Open Virtualization Alliance (OVA) that aims to foster the adoption of open virtualization technologies, including Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM)
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- When filmmakers E. Raymond Brown and Williams Arntz first released the independent movie 'Ghetto Physics' in late 2010, they knew the film was an early battle cry, a wake up call to America and beyond. Distributed by Intention Media, owned by 'What the BLEEP, Do We Know?' filmmaker Betsy Chasse, the cutting edge hybrid documentary explored the dynamics of the 'powers that be' in laymen terms that the 'man on the street' could easily relate to.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has been recognized as one of 2011's 'Healthiest Employers of the Bay Area.'
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 'A new annual tradition for hoarding families has begun at 1800HOARDERS.COM,' stated Cory Chalmers the company's President and Featured Expert on A&E's smash hit 'Hoarders.' Steri-Clean Inc. - the parent company of 1800HOARDERS - is looking for two needy families that would otherwise not be able to afford a clean-up.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SecuGen Corporation, a world leading provider of fingerprint sensor technology in the Silicon Valley, announced today that it has added RBH Access Technologies, Inc., RBH USA, Inc., and Apiary, Inc. as defendants in its ongoing patent infringement lawsuit against Suprema.
200 laid-off workers being recruited for free job training by San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Two hundred laid-off workers are being recruited for free job training by the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board. Employers are also being sought to receive a reimbursement for wages paid through On-the-Job Training contracts.
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edupoint(TM) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solutions provider to the national K-12 market, has been selected by the High Desert Education Service District to replace their eSIS SIS solution with Edupoint's GENESIS(TM) SIS.
CUPERTINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- According to reports breaking today after the markets closed, Steve Jobs has resigned as CEO of Apple Computer, Inc. (AAPL), with Tim Cook taking over as has been expected. Job's health issues the past couple of years have made a move like this somewhat inevitable.
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- OPINION: Well, for the many long-time Lexus fans and owners who stared aghast at the recent show car preview of the "future of Lexus design" and lost our cookies, I'm very happy to say the actual car revealed today at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance looks pretty darn snazzy.
SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. -- In recognition to his dedication to business ethics, Phillip (Phil) M. Ramos, Jr., CEO of Philatron International, Inc, was appointed to the Business Ethics Panel of the upcoming 6th Annual Orange Catholic Foundation Conference on Business and Ethics. The Conference on Business Ethics is to be held on April 24th, 2008 from 7:45 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the Doubletree Hotel, Santa Ana.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- Finally, there's a new way to enjoy a night on the town in your own car and never worry about getting a DUI. Those with a lot to lose from a DUI arrest call it their "career insurance." Safe Ride Solutions (SRS) is a national network of off-duty and retired, veteran police officers. It's a new, unique, collaborative DUI prevention program developed by peace officers, professional athletes and business professionals to address the real world problem of DUI.