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

Music Computing Releases World’s Most Powerful PC: CoreMC Creates New Enterprise-Class Personal Computer

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Music Computing, the makers of advanced computer-based music production stations and leading edge touchscreen products releases CoreMC (Gen3), the world’s most powerful personal computer designed for audio and video production. Based on the Windows(R) 8 (64-bit) operating system, CoreMC is capable of running any Windows compatible software for music production, HD video editing or even gaming.

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Dave Widmoyer Joins FirstClose as VP, Midwest Region Manager

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FirstClose, a recognized aggregator of mortgage settlement services, announced that it recruited Dave Widmoyer to manage and grow its Midwest territory. The addition of Mr. Widmoyer establishes a regional footprint in the Midwest to offer its settlement services and technology solution to lenders headquartered in that region.

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Orange Leap Shine Brighter Series Features Mark Rhode Speaking On ‘Integrated Marketing for Nonprofits’

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orange Leap’s monthly Shine Brighter Series of webcasts for nonprofits continues on Thursday, January 17, 2013, 2 p.m. EST, with ‘Integrated Marketing for Nonprofits’ presented by Mark Rhode, vice president at Russ Reid.

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Texas Mortgage Bankers Association Announces 2013 Southern Secondary Market Conference

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Texas Mortgage Bankers Association (TMBA) today announced that its annual Southern Secondary Market Conference – dubbed ‘Connections Focused on Your Future’ – will be held at the Marriott Woodlands Waterway Hotel and Convention Center in Houston, Texas on February 12-14, 2013.

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Pin It To Win It – Verragio Engagement Ring Giveaway with Whiteflash

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Starting Friday December 7, 2012 one of Sugar Land Texas’ most iconic brands, Whiteflash wants to give you a holiday twinkle treat! Blingle all the way! Pin your fantasy ‘Holiday Wedding’ and diamond jewelry from Whiteflash for a chance to win $2,500 Verragio Engagement Ring set with a 1 carat blue sapphire from Whiteflash.com.

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Brian Gavin Diamonds Introduces the Coronet Solitaire Line of Fine Diamond Jewelry

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Widely respected Houston jeweler/diamond cutter Brian Gavin and his company, Brian Gavin Diamonds, have announced the addition of a unique line of masterfully crafted diamond jewelry: The Coronet Solitaire Collection. The collection, which brings the classic look of the ever-popular solitaire diamond to today’s sophisticated, fashion-forward woman, is designed to make this timeless diamond style eminently attainable by women everywhere.

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Orange Leap Shine Brighter Series Features Dawn Westerberg Speaking On ‘Twitter for Nonprofits’

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orange Leap’s monthly Shine Brighter Series of webcasts for nonprofits continues on Thursday, December 6, 2012, 2 p.m. EST, with ‘Twitter for Nonprofits’ presented by Dawn Westerberg, president of marketing consulting firm Dawn Westerberg Consulting LLC.

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Soft Trac Joins Orange Leap Reseller Channel

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orange Leap (www.orangeleap.com) announced today that nonprofit technology and solution specialist, Soft Trac has been authorized to sell Orange Leap, a cloud-based constituent relationship management (CRM) solution. Soft Trac serves nonprofits in the Northeast and is based in Falmouth, Maine.

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FirstClose Designated to Inc. 5000′s Annual List of Fastest-Growing Companies

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FirstClose, a leading aggregator of mortgage settlement services, announced that it has been named to Inc. 5000′s 2012 fastest-growing private companies list. FirstClose ranks 2,876 with an industry rank in the real estate category of 47 and notable three-year sales growth of 79 percent.

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Victoria Texas Mom and Make-Up Artist Takes Success to Online Web Portal: Beauty and Fashion by Christina

VICTORIA, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Makeup Artist Christina Sanchez has been passionate about makeup and skin care for quite some time. She is a family woman and a mother, who is a professional makeup artist with a small retail store in Victoria. Christina has a customer oriented approach that has won her success in her terrestrial ventures. She has now taken that success to a new online store located at Christina-Fashion.com.

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Orange Leap Shine Brighter Series for Nonprofits features ‘Tap Into New Donations with Non-cash and Online Giving’

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orange Leap (www.orangeleap.com) is sponsoring ‘Tap Into New Donations with Non-cash and Online Giving,’ presented by Kevin Myers of iDonate and part of Orange Leap’s Shine Brighter Series webcasts for nonprofit organizations.

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Dawn Westerberg Consulting Receives Duct Tape Marketing Certified Consultant Designation

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dawn Westerberg Consulting LLC was recognized as a Certified Consultant at the annual Duct Tape Marketing Consultant Network conference, Gathering 2012. The designation was based on marketing achievements and participation in the Duct Tape Marketing Consultant Network in 2012. Dawn Westerberg, president of Dawn Westerberg Consulting LLC, was also named […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Title Insurance: Borrowers Are Often Overpaying

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FirstClose Title announced that its CEO, Cynthia Waterman, will be available at the 99th MBA Annual Convention and Exposition at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago, Illinois October 21-24 to discuss title insurance issues in the mortgage banking industry and how they can be remedied. She is available by appointment at the show or via phone interviews after the show.

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Orange Leap Launches Shine Brighter Series of Webcasts for Nonprofits

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orange Leap (www.orangeleap.com) has launched a new monthly series of webcasts for nonprofit organizations called the Shine Brighter Series. The first webcast is ’5 Ways Nonprofits Can Get More Likes on Their Facebook Page’ presented by Randy Vaughn of Fort Worth-based Marketing Twins.

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Blings Indiegogo Crowd-Funding Project Lights Up iPhone and Android Interactive Sneakers

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Blings, Inc. releases details for its crowd-funding project on Indiegogo.com for intelligent lighted shoes. Blings(TM) are the world’s first illuminated shoes that will interact with an iPhone or Android device. The idea was to bring together the elements of style, functionality and technology into a coherent product that can be worn anywhere, which will stand out in a crowd.

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Softway Solutions Design Team Places Second for American Design Awards

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Houston-based strategic digital solutions firm Softway Solutions announced today that it won second place for logo design in the American Design Awards (ADA). An internationally-recognized independent awards program, the ADA recognizes designers from around the world who produce innovative and creative design pieces.

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Crane and Rigging Specialists Team with Union Iron Workers on Big Lifts for Gulf Coast Refineries and Plants

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Along the Gulf Coast signs of an energy boom seem evident – from the recent $3 billion addition to Valero’s Port Arthur refinery to the massive $7 billion Motiva expansion still underway; more new construction, upgrades and heavy maintenance is on the books as oil and energy giants along the Gulf crescent are beefing up their plants and contemplating new ones to meet the future, according to Iron Workers District Council of Texas and the Mid-South States.

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FirstClose Taps Doug Beaty as Executive Vice President of National Sales

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FirstClose, a recognized aggregator of mortgage settlement services, announced it hired industry veteran Doug Beaty as executive vice president of national sales. In this role, he is responsible for providing leadership to execute on the company’s goal of expanding its business and marketing its product line.

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Softway Solutions Experiencing Record Growth, Now a Houston Fast 100 Company

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Houston based technology firm, Softway Solutions (softwaysolutions.com), is ranked number 40 on Houston Business Journal’s Houston Fast 100 list. The Houston Fast 100 is ranked by two-year growth and a minimum of $1 million in revenue. All of the companies on the list are headquartered within the Houston metropolitan area and have been doing business for at least five years.

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Rare 9/11 Silver Eagle Coins from Ground Zero Available Now

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 11, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The U.S. Gold Bureau announced today the general availability of Silver Eagle Coins recovered from several bank vaults below the World Trade Center. These coins were removed from the rubble following the September 11 terrorist attacks in 2001.

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Brian Gavin Diamonds Offers Sholdt Designer Engagement Rings, Wedding Bands and Men’s Bands

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As a native of South Africa, one of the premier diamond capitals of the world, Brian Gavin has extensive experience in the diamond jewelry industry. In an effort to expand his selection of fine diamond engagement rings, wedding bands and men’s bands, Brian Gavin has partnered with Sholdt, a jewelry design house based in Seattle, Washington.

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Softway Solutions is Ranked by SourcingLine as a Global Leader in Web Development

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Houston based Softway Solutions was recently selected as a global leader in web application development by the IT services research firm, SourcingLine. Softway Solutions was one of only 15 firms selected out of several hundred companies around the globe. The Washington DC based SourcingLine develops this publication to help companies effectively select web developers offering popular services such as Ruby on Rails, PHP, Python, .NET, JavaScript and more.

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iHeart to Manage Medical Images with WebPAX by Heart IT

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heart IT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero footprint medical imaging workstation, and iHeart Centers, the new standard for outpatient cardiovascular diagnosis and treatment, announced today that iHeart has acquired WebPAX(R) to facilitate the management of medical images.

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Brian Gavin Diamonds Teams with Credex for Financing Option for Online Purchases

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brian Gavin Diamond’s Signature diamonds and jewelry creations are now more readily accessible to customers looking for financing online through a partnership with Credex. According to Brian Gavin, ‘We have collaborated with Credex, working with state of the art technology to bring this great option to our customers. As has been the case with other innovative ideas, others are sure to follow.’

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Whiteflash Expanding with New Retail Showroom

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., internationally acclaimed retailer of ideal diamonds and engagement rings based in Houston, Texas, announced today the opening of a new retail showroom in nearby Sugar Land, Texas. Scheduled to open in August 2012 the showroom located in Sugar Land Town Square will provide a more traditional retail experience to a rapidly growing number of local Whiteflash customers.

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Facility Rx Announces Acquisition of the Office Planning Group

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Facility Rx (FRx) CEO and President Vivian Holder announced the acquisition of The Office Planning Group (OPG). OPG is a 25 year old company headquartered in San Antonio, Texas with client relationships in private and government sectors. It is also an aligned TAB dealer providing specialty file and storage systems, document imaging, records management, commercial office furniture, and related facility services.

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