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Business, entertainment, technology, financial and regional event news from California, USA.

Prime Focus Technologies to acquire DAX

MUMBAI and LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Prime Focus Technologies (PFT), the technology subsidiary of Prime Focus (BSE code: 532748) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire DAX, a leading provider of cloud-based production workflow and media asset management applications to the entertainment industry for a base consideration of US$ 9.1 million in a uniquely structured performance linked transaction.

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HousingWire Magazine Names Quandis to its Inaugural HW TECH100 List

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., March 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management technology solutions, announced that it earned a spot on HousingWire magazine’s new HWTECH 100(TM) list. Quandis is among 23 companies recognized in the servicing category of the list.

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ReverseVision Adds Mark Johnson as Customer Support Manager, Moves Joseph Rinner to Product Manager

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading software and technology provider for the reverse mortgage industry, is pleased to announce that industry expert Mark Johnson has joined our team in the role of Customer Service Manager. Johnson, who brings more than twenty years of reverse mortgage expertise, replaces Joseph Rinner who has moved into the role of Product Manager.

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The Bugatta Supper Club Hosts ‘The Crazy Ones’ CBS Show Wrap Party

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bugatta Supper Club, which has been hosting wrap parties for hit TV shows, movies, extravagant weddings and even the Academy Awards, has announced that it hosted the wrap party for the famed and hilarious CBS hit comedy, ‘The Crazy Ones,’ starring Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar on Wednesday, March 5.

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Selfies and Ellen, Farewell to Arms

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. and TORONTO, Ont., Canada, March 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ellen DeGeneres was sent a selfie machine two years ago, she could have made history with it. The Quik Pod, from Fromm Works, Inc., the ‘ultimate selfie machine’ as described by the inventor, is an extendable smartphone holder with a built in selfie mirror.

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U.S. Inventor Announces New Patent for Wind Turbine Industry

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kamen George Kamenov, a U.S. inventor, today announced that he has patented a new way to support windmill blades and to triple the amount of energy extracted from the wind. Patent #8629570 has been assigned to these wind turbine blades with reinforcing, supporting and stabilizing components and enlarged swept area.

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NARIP Leads Mission from Hollywood to Berlin

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. and BERLIN, Germany, March 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Association of Record Industry Professionals led a delegation on a mission of commerce, culture and copyright advocacy from Hollywood to Berlin during September 2013 and since to stimulate entertainment economic activities in both countries. The mission resulted in music placements in American productions, including a German artist, and renewed interest in international creative collaborations.

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New Artist-in-Residence Exhibit to open at Kelso Depot Visitor Center’s Desert Light Gallery

BARSTOW, Calif., March 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Creating a fine art exhibit for Mojave National Preserve’s Artist-in-Residence program requires reflection, introspection, and then interpretation,’ says Linda Slater, Chief of Interpretation, ‘because artists have to develop a thematic from 1.6 million acres of visual communities and millennia of history.’

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EPIC adds Senior Consultant Cheryl Doege in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has added Cheryl Doege as a senior consultant to their national employee benefits consulting practice. Doege brings 23 years of experience in human resources and benefits consulting to EPIC with specialties in benefit program design and funding strategies.

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Sandra Piller Tells All About a ‘Good Night Kiss’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Every one of us has been through the emotional roller coaster leading up to a first kiss and all of those sensations are presented in ‘Good Night Kiss,’ the latest country song from Shady Hill Records artist Sandra Piller.

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Five Queens and a Robot Win Top Honors and Head to Sacramento

MONROVIA, Calif., Feb. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Five young women from Monrovia High School and their rhinestone-encrusted robot won the top Inspire Award at the Los Angeles FTC (FIRST Tech Challenge) Regional Championship Tournament held at Monrovia this past Saturday, the Monrovia High School Robotics Program announced today. Along with six other teams from cities ranging from Santa Barbara to San Diego, they advance to compete with top teams from eleven western states, Alaska and Hawaii in McClellan, Calif., near Sacramento on March 20-22, 2014 at the West Super-Regional FTC Championship.

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Summer Dreaming is easier with new mobile app from North Twin Builders

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘When the deep freeze of February is slowing everything down, that is when my business starts to pick up,’ says John Volkmann, owner of North Twin Builders. ‘With my mobile app I am better able to help those interested in a new home or a remodel in Northern Wisconsin and Upper Michigan find design ideas as they start planning for their summer get away to the Northwoods.’

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ReverseVision Adds Chief Technology Officer Jason Meches

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading software and technology provider for the reverse mortgage industry, has added Jason Meches as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). In this role, Meches will have responsibility for the development and operations of ReverseVision technology products.

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Phil Rasori of MCT to Participate in CMLA Session on Washington Lending Legislation

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced that its COO, Phil Rasori, will share his insight on an upcoming panel assembled by the Community Mortgage Lenders of America (CMLA), which is designed to address legislative issues and trending that will impact mortgage lending in 2014.

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San Francisco Startup showcases Philippine Tech Talent

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One Virtual Source (OVS), in collaboration with the Philippine Trade and Investment Center-Silicon Valley (PTIC-SV) presented to a crowd of entrepreneurs, startups and technology managers, discussing best practices in leveraging international software companies as a way to reduce costs and drive business growth.

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Galorath’s SEER for Manufacturing Integrated Into Dassault Systemes 3DEXPERIENCE Platform

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Galorath, Inc. is excited to announce that it has reached an agreement with Dassault Systemes, to integrate SEER for Manufacturing with CATIA, the world’s leading application for product design and innovation. For many companies, cost estimating is a very fragmented activity and the inclusion of SEER’s Cost Estimator in CATIA will allow manufacturers to initially model and test composite manufacturing processes and tradeoffs during the earliest and most preliminary stages of design.

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EPIC’s Jim Gillette Honored as a 2014 Risk and Insurance Retail Industry Power Broker

SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a nationally expanding retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today that Jim Gillette has been named as a 2014 Risk and Insurance Retail Industry Power Broker. In addition to Gillette, Kathleen Felderman, managing principal and the leader of EPIC’s national real estate practice, was also recognized as a 2014 Real Estate Industry Power Broker Finalist.

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Treadstone 71 – SYNCSTATE Join Forming Expert Cyber Operations Solutions

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Treadstone 71 announced today its partnership with SYNCSTATE, Inc. The partnership utilizes the cyber intelligence methods, and structured analytic techniques of Treadstone 71 in supporting the newly announced SYNCSTATE Cyber Threat Targeting Center. The partnership combines the collection, organization and analysis expertise of Treadstone 71 with the operational execution and in depth technical prowess of SYNCSTATE delivering one of the most potent offensive cyber programs on the market.

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Brandman University Selects Regent Education’s Financial Aid Management Solution, Regent 8, as they transition to Competency Based Learning

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brandman University has selected Regent Education’s financial aid management solution to enable them to successfully transition to Competency Based Learning and support their innovative curriculum model. Regent 8 is the only financial aid management solution to offer complete support for all enrollment models including standard term, non-term, borrower-based and competency based learning.

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EPIC adds Financial Institutions ‘Power Broker’ Jim Loughlin

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a nationally expanding retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today that James R. Loughlin has joined the firm as Managing Principal, Risk Solutions. Loughlin joins EPIC as Managing Principal, Risk Solutions in New York.

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