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KiwiGeeker Launches KiwiG PhonTunes Freeware to Overcome iTunes and Mobile Device Music Transfer and Management Challenges

HONG KONG and NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KiwiGeeker, a software developer and solution provider specializing in data management and data recovery solutions, today announced the launch of their first freeware, KiwiG PhonTunes, to break music transfer barriers for music lovers everywhere. KiwiG PhonTunes allows users to freely and flexibly transfer music (with ratings and other relevant data included) between any iOS and Android device and any PC’s iTunes library.

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Las Vegas Urban Limo Offers New Transfer Option for Travelers

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Jan. 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Business visitors to Las Vegas now have another resource for elegant yet economical shuttle traveling from the airport, with the recent announcement of a new transfer service by Las Vegas Urban Limo. The company has provided notice on its website that its Las Vegas airport limo service will provide convenient transfers, in five different packages ranging from sedan pickup, SUV, traditional limousine, to reserved bus depending on the size and nature of the party needing a lift to the hotel and casino strip.

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EPIC announces acquisition of Altus Specialty Group’s Program Business

BOSTON, Mass., Jan. 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center) a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it has acquired certain assets of program specialist Altus Specialty Group (ASG), namely the program book of business (ASG Programs). The acquisition of this business comes on the heels of EPIC’s November 2013 announcement of plans to pursue national expansion, backed by capital from The Carlyle Group and Stone Point Capital.

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Sexy Valentine’s Gift from Envy Corner

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What is important about Valentine’s other than bringing two loved ones together to celebrate their special moment? ‘There is nothing else that would be more important,’ says Armen Leylekian of Envy Corner, ‘the Valentine’s Day gift should be aimed to accomplish the same thing.’

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Utelogy Named a University Business Magazine 2013 Readers’ Choice Top Product

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 20, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Utelogy has been selected as a University Business Readers’ Choice Top Product for 2013. The annual University Business Readers’ Choice Top Products award recognizes the most innovative products in higher education. This prestigious list informs university leaders and administrators about the products their colleagues around the country are using to help their schools excel.

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IDS Selects Sales Veteran Daniel Miller as Vice President of Business Development

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Jan. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS) has hired Daniel Miller as vice president of business development. With nearly 20 years’ experience in sales, Miller will be responsible for overseeing IDS’s various partner integrations and new customer implementations, in addition to managing and growing IDS’s Western sales region.

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Food Philippines at the San Francisco 2014 Winter Fancy Food Show

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Philippine Department of Trade and Industry, through the Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM), and the Philippine Trade and Investment Centers (PTICs) in Silicon Valley and Los Angeles, is gearing up for the upcoming Philippine participation at the 2014 Winter Fancy Food Show on January 19-21, 2014. The Philippines’ country pavilion will be located at the South Hall of the Moscone Center, San Francisco.

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Black Men’s Xchange Celebrates 25 Years with New State-of-the-Art Community Space in Washington D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Black Men’s Xchange (BMX), the nation’s oldest and largest community-based movement devoted to the empowerment of diverse Black males, recently celebrated its 25th year anniversary with a festive gathering at their new, state-of-the-art community space in Northeast D.C. The event was co-sponsored in partnership with celebrated D.C. staple Al Sura, Inc., a non-profit public charity foundation.

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Mortgage Capital Trading Relocates Headquarters to Larger Facility

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging, outsourced lock desk and risk management services, announced that it relocated its corporate headquarters to a larger facility. The move provides MCT with the necessary infrastructure to accommodate its increasing growth and the capacity to continue delivering elevated support to clients.

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Rotary Club of Asheville hosts ‘Casino Rotary Royale: Live and Let Bid,’ an annual auction benefit, Saturday, January 25

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Jan. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Rotary Club of Asheville, hosts ‘Casino Rotary Royale: Live and Let Bid,’ its annual foundation benefit auction, at the Renaissance Asheville on Saturday, January 25, 2014, from 6-10 p.m.

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New Richmond Schools to Save $128K Annually by Implementing Energy Conservation Project

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Adam Bird, Superintendent of New Richmond Exempted Village Schools, is pleased to announce that the district has implemented an energy conservation project, which is being executed by Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve five existing schools, reduce over-all energy usage, and save taxpayer dollars.

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Bash Foo To Open Entrepreneurial Center in Tipp City

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bash Foo, a digital marketing agency, announced today that they will be opening the Bash Foo Entrepreneurial Center later this spring. The Entrepreneurial Center, to be located at 140 E. Broadway Ave., represents an unprecedented local commitment by the company to expand and nurture small business activity in Tipp City and the surrounding area.

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Self-Publishing, Inc. Appoints Andrew Pate as Senior Vice President, Business Development

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Self-Publishing, Inc., the venerated New York-based publishing services company, has appointed Andrew Pate to the position of Senior Vice President, Business Development. Pate’s accomplishments include growing Lightning Print into one of the largest Print-on-Demand (POD) providers in the world, now Lighting Source. In addition, he oversaw the increase of sales at Lulu, based in North Carolina, from $5 Million to $35 Million.

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U.S. Coffee Drinkers to Pledge for a Safer Coffee Experience Via Crowdfunding Project

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Award-winning heat sensitive coffee cup lids that warn of hot contents by turning bright red are available direct to U.S. households through an Indiegogo Project launched by foodservice industry innovator Smart Lid Systems.

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Angie’s List Awards Medical Care Alert the Super Service Award for 2nd Consecutive Year

NOVI, Mich., Jan. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Medical Care Alert has earned the 2013 Angie’s List Super Service Award for the second year in a row, in recognition of superior customer service. This recognition is awarded only to the top 5 percent of all companies rated on Angie’s List with an overall ‘A’ rating and consistently high marks from subscribers.

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Whiteflash Recertified for ISO 9000

HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., international retailer of ideal diamonds and fine designer engagement rings, announced today that they have been recertified for ISO 9000 for the third consecutive year. International Standards Organization (ISO) certification requires documented and audited practices promoting top level quality control and continual improvement. Whiteflash is one of very few retail jewelers in the world to be certified for ISO 9000.

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Emerging Wireless Technologies Create Opportunities In Healthcare

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to a new report from Thintri, Inc., wireless technologies are poised to radically transform healthcare as we know it today. The emergence of these technologies coincides with a rapidly evolving regulatory environment, an overhauled insurance regime and new business models such as fee-for-outcome replacing fee-for-service and growing interest in using wireless technology in patient care, fitness and wellness, facilities management and other applications.

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Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) Sponsors California RCFE Liability Insurance Legislation

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Majority Leader Toni Atkins, 78th Assembly District, announced she will introduce landmark liability insurance legislation for California’s Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFEs). According to Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR), liability insurance for RCFEs is now not required as a condition of licensure. Assembly Member Atkins’ bill is expected to require liability insurance for the approximate 7,500 assisted living facilities in the state.

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Landmark Network Appraisal Services Added to ReverseVision Integrated Technology for Reverse Mortgage Lenders

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, Inc. today announced the addition of appraisal services from Landmark Network to the ReverseVision Reverse Loan Origination System (RLOS) platform. ReverseVision’s RLOS offers a library of tightly integrated services that streamline the reverse lending process.

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SecuGen Releases the U20, a FAP 20, PIV Fingerprint Sensor for OEMs

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation is very pleased to announce the immediate availability of the U20, a FAP 20 Mobile ID and PIV certified optical fingerprint sensor. The U20 is an ultra-compact, rugged fingerprint sensor that captures very high quality images and yet is truly affordable.

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Author Howard Feinstein Releases ‘Fire On The Bayou’

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Sunday, January 12, 2014 acclaimed author Howard Feinstein, along with his publisher Foxhead Books, release the author’s emotionally charged memoir entitled: ‘Fire on the Bayou: True Tales from the Civil Rights Battlefront’ (ISBN: 978-1-940876-00-9). The book details Mr. Feinstein’s civil rights work prosecuting Ku Klux Klan cases and other prosecutions involving racially-motivated violence.

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Career and Life Coach Sue Koch and Three Squares Coaching and Consulting deliver 4th annual ‘January Jumpstart: Creating Goals that Matter’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sue Koch, founder of Three Squares Coaching and Consulting, a Los Angeles Career and Life Coaching Company, will lead a complimentary tele-class to introduce callers to her popular six-week goal setting course ‘January Jumpstart: Creating Goals that Matter.’ The call takes place January 14, 2014, at 6 p.m. Pacific time.

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Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company Announces New Board Members for 2014

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company announced the election of two new members of their Board of Directors for the year 2014. As a mutual company, the two new board members were elected by the policyholders/owners of the insurance company. The two new board members are Jason Lofton, MD and Timothy Langford, MD.

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Four Seasons Compassion for Life Meets the Emerging Needs of Buncombe, western North Carolina’s Aging Population in the 2014 New Year

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Jan. 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As celebrants welcome the 2014 New Year, a retrospective look at 2013 shows that the aging of western North Carolina’s population, together with retirement relocations, has resulted in a rise in the numbers of individuals who may need specialized care during serious illness or at end of life, according to Four Seasons Compassion for Life.

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Sir Licksalot and The Arctic Fools Receives Best Of The Year, 2013

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Children’s Chapter Book, ‘Sir Licksalot and The Arctic Fools’ (ISBN-13: 978-1629076713), by author D.L. Carroll, officially releases with honors, awards, and 5 Star Reviews! This fast-paced epic adventure will melt your heart, make you sweat, and give you goose bumps.

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SecuGen Releases Hamster Pro 20, a FAP 20, PIV Fingerprint Reader

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation is very pleased to announce the immediate availability of the Hamster Pro 20, a FAP 20 Mobile ID and PIV certified optical fingerprint reader. The Hamster Pro 20 is an ultra-compact, rugged fingerprint reader that captures very high quality images and yet is truly affordable.

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