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Selfie Stick Inventor Speaks Out on Museum Bans

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The inventor and patent holder of the selfie stick agrees with museum and art gallery bans with one caveat. Wayne Fromm, the creator of the selfie stick, is an avid photographer and admirer of paintings, sculpture and all artifacts. One of the aspects to his invention is that the Quik Pod(R), the original selfie stick, converts from handheld selfie stick into a ground supported monopod.

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EPIC creates ‘Panda-monium’ in the Insurance Business

ATLANTA, Ga., March 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage, and employee benefits consultant, announced that they have added Panda Mortality and Transit Insurance to a growing list of specialty risk management products and consulting services that the rapidly growing national firm provides.

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‘Mark Felt, Superstar’ – New Musical About Watergate’s Deep Throat to Play the Triad Theater

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Triad Theater will present the first New York performances of ‘Mark Felt, Superstar,’ a new musical about Watergate’s infamous Deep Throat, with book, music and lyrics by Joshua Rosenblum. Though his name is little known today, Mark Felt was the retired FBI man who revealed in 2005 that he had been Deep Throat, the secret source for journalists Woodward and Bernstein during the Watergate era.

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Veros Selected as HousingWire’s HW Tech100 ‘Market Influence’ Category Winner

SANTA ANA, Calif., March 6, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Veros Real Estate Solutions (Veros), an award-winning industry leader in enterprise risk management, collateral valuation services and predictive analytics, announced today that it has been named the winner of the ‘Market Influence’ category in the 2015 edition of HousingWire’s HW TECH100(TM) list.

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ReverseVision Releases Financial Assessment-Required Screens by Original HUD March 2 Deadline

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 6, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading software and technology provider for the reverse mortgage industry, has released an update to their RV Exchange LOS that includes all Financial Assessment critical screens and calculations. This release was targeted to meet the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD’s) original Financial Assessment (FA) implementation date of March 2.

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Weitz & Luxenberg Probes Lumber Liquidators Toxic Flooring Claims

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A ’60 Minutes’ expose this week of Lumber Liquidators, alleging the home-improvements corporation made profits by selling laminate flooring that emits harmful levels of formaldehyde, prompted Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. to announce today it is investigating claims from consumers who purchased the hazardous Chinese-made product.

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Xiaomi Yi Selfie Stick by Quik Pod

LAS VEGAS, Nev., March 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quik Pod(R), the original patented selfie stick for digital cameras, announces compatibility with the new Xiaomi Yi action camera. Voted the best selfie stick by the Wall Street Journal and used by tourists and athletes worldwide, Quik Pod confirms that it is working to distribute the original North American designed selfie stick to consumers in China.

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MostFit Introduces Stability Training Tools That Initiate a Whole New Way to Train

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Following the launch of SYN Rings – a revolutionary product that changes the paradigm of stability training – MostFit has just released the new Core Hammer to the market. If you’re looking to add a new dimension of intensity, explosive muscle engagement and core training to your exercise regimen, or for your clients, these tools fit the bill.

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Governor Bobby Jindal Proclaims March as Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood Awareness Month in the State of Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS, La., March 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Drew’s Tunes Foundation is proud to announce that Governor Bobby Jindal has proclaimed March as Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Awareness Month in the State of Louisiana. This proclamation is the first of its kind in the southern United States for Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood, which is a diagnosis of exclusion impacting around 200 toddlers each year in United States.

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State of Louisiana proclaims March as Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Awareness Month

BATON ROUGE, La., March 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The SUDC Foundation celebrates Governor Bobby Jindal’s proclamation recognizing March as Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Awareness month in the State of Louisiana. This proclamation is the first of its kind in the southern United States recognizing SUDC.

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New Technologies Poised to Create Billion-Dollar Markets

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A series of market investigations by Thintri, Inc. has revealed significant new opportunities in several emerging technologies. These studies have uncovered three technologies that are projected to undergo dramatic market growth through the decade, moving rapidly from very modest, or even non-existent, markets to billion-dollar levels within the next five to 10 years.

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Former UN World Tourism Organization top official Geoffrey Lipman Joins Civic Resource Group International as Special Advisor, Global Travel & Tourism

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Civic Resource Group Intl. (CRG) today announced the appointment of Geoffrey Lipman as Special Advisor, Global Travel and Tourism. CRG has also entered a strategic partnership with Greenearth.travel of which Mr. Lipman is Chairman.

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Aspen Art Gallery Emerging Artist Program, part of Flight to Luxury Charity Event, benefits Boys & Girls Club of Metro Denver

DENVER Colo., Feb. 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aspen Art Gallery is happy to announce the creation of a new Emerging Artist Program designed introduce new and talented artists, and give them a chance for national recognition as well as a gallery showcase. As a Diamond Sponsor of the annual Flight to Luxury Hangar Event, presented by Cuvee Escapes, Aspen Art Gallery and its group of represented artists have donated art works to be auctioned at the event, with all proceeds given to Boys and Girls Club of Metro Denver.

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MeetingOne Offering Audio and Web Conferencing Services Free for the Next 30 Days to U.S. Businesses affected by Snowstorms

DENVER, Colo., Feb. 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With snowstorms all across the United States, getting to the office has proven to be difficult and treacherous, says teleconferencing expert MeetingOne. With the roads becoming unmanageable, employees are working from home to wait out the storm. Breakdowns in communication with clients and co-workers will become challenging for many, along with delays in work productivity.

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Emilio N. Francisco, PDC CEO, Names Pat Brown as Project Manager for SummerPlace Development

COSTA MESA, Calif., Feb. 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, announced that Pat Brown is joining senior housing real estate company SummerPlace Development as Project Manager overseeing the development of SummerPlace Assisted Living and Memory Care projects.

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UPDATED: OpenClose Adds Industry Veteran Will Foy to its Growing Team of Technical Staff

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Feb. 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — *RETRACTION* (correct and replace) — In a press release issued by OPENCLOSE on Feb. 24, an inadvertent error was included in the 7th paragraph that referred to Agile Alliance as a certifying body instead of an educational and trade group promoting Agile software development. The corrected full-text replacement announcement follows: OpenClose, an enterprise-class end-to-end loan origination system (LOS) provider, announces that it has hired Will Foy as integration manager.

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EPIC’s Tammy Mission Honored as a 2015 Insurance Industry Power Broker

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Tammy Mission has been recognized as a Power Broker and an Under-40 designee in the non-profit sector by Risk and Insurance Magazine. This is the second time Mission has received this honor, with her first recognition (also in the non-profit sector) coming in 2013.

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Weitz & Luxenberg’s Anthem Data Breach Lawsuit Helps Kids, Too

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 25, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Anthem Inc. data breach class action lawsuit brought this month by Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C. seeks to protect tens of millions of children – and not just adults – affected by the health insurance giant’s massive loss of sensitive confidential records, the New York-based law firm today announced.

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Autism and Artistry Combine as Autumn Sky Wolfe Creates Inspiring Music

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 25, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Autumn Sky Wolfe was diagnosed with autism, the last thing on anyone’s mind was a singing career. Yet she now has an EP on iTunes and has been nominated by New Music Weekly magazine as Best New Adult Contemporary Artist as well as Crossover Artist of the Year.

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Weitz & Luxenberg to Probe Lenovo Superfish Malware Damage Claims

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A security expert’s discovery last month that certain Lenovo laptop computers were shipped with well-concealed malware giving hackers easy access to users’ most confidential information has led Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. to announce an investigation into potential legal claims against the hardware manufacturer and against the malware vendor, Superfish, the law firm today disclosed.

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ReverseVision on Track for Financial Assessment Changes Despite HUD Delay

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — John Button, president and CEO of leading reverse mortgage software and technology provider ReverseVision, says the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) decision to delay implementation of its Financial Assessment (FA) rules provides a better opportunity for lenders to get the required technology changes including: ReverseVision’s, HUD’s and other systems implemented into their processes before using these tools in their day-to-day workflow.

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Revelry on Richmond Partners with the Houston Wave to Shuttle Rodeo Attendees

HOUSTON, Texas, Feb. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Revelry on Richmond has partnered with Houston’s only jitney, The Houston Wave, to bus Houstonians to and from Reliant Stadium every day throughout the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and Houston Rodeo Barbeque Cook-off, from Thursday, February 26 through Saturday, February 28, 2015.

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Canadian Producer Lands record with Legendary Mogul Dr Dre

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quietly over the last decade, Nova Scotia native Chris Noxx has been building his resume. As a producer, composer and arranger he started making trips to and from his hometown of Halifax, Nova Scotia and Music hub Los Angeles, California.

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PDC CEO Emilio N. Francisco Announces $45 Million Capital Raise for Clear Currents

COSTA MESA, Calif., Feb. 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, announced that PDC is raising $45 million in EB-5 immigrant investor funds to assist biodegradable organic chemical products firm Clear Currents, Inc.

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New Update! Coolmuster Data Recovery for iPhone iPad iPod, Brings Complete Safe Data Recovery Solution for iOS Users

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Coolmuster Inc., a leading provider of data backup and recovery solutions for Android and iOS devices, continues to provide users the most complete and reliable products since its inception. Right after the long Christmas vacation, Coolmuster’s developer Team took immediate action to upgrade Coolmuster Data Recovery for iPhone iPad iPod 2.1.28.

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Anthem Data Breach Sparks Class Action Lawsuit, Weitz & Luxenberg Announces

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., today announced the filing of a class action lawsuit against the nation’s second-largest health insurer, Indianapolis-based Anthem Inc., following disclosure earlier this month that the private information of 80 million Anthem customers was stolen in a massive online data breach.

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MorVest Capital Says Recent Changes on FHA Loans Will Impact Mortgage Servicing Rights Fair Value

DALLAS, Texas, Feb. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MorVest Capital, a specialized investment firm focused on providing strategic capital and analytics solutions to the mortgage banking and residential finance industry, is drawing mortgage servicers’ attention to the impact two recent changes will have on mortgage servicing rights fair value for FHA loans.

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Hair Extensions Undetectable by Sight or Touch. ‘Hair Blending Extensions’ from Dream Hair Blending. European Women Love Them!

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sevlor, Co., announced that Dream Hair Blending, EU Hair Extension and Hair Reconstruction Awards winner in 2013, has introduced to North America its undetectable and completely non-damaging hair blending extensions. Known in Europe for their natural and undetectable hair replacement and hair extension technology ‘Hair Blending Enhancements and Extensions(TM),’ the company’s RandD team is credited with creating an innovative alternative to salon, clip-in and wire hair extensions.

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Former Microsoft Europe Chairman Jan Muhlfeit Joins Civic Resource Group International Advisory Board

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Civic Resource Group Intl. (CRG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jan Muhlfeit as Special Advisor and Chairman, CRG International. In his dual role, Mr. Muhlfeit will help guide the company as it establishes and expands its leadership position and capabilities in Digital Government on a global level.

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