Send2Press Newswire Weekly Technology and Entertainment News Summary: Jan. 11, 2008

January 22nd, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by admin  

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Jan. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The weekly news feature summary from the Send2Press Wire Service includes this week: gus(TM) is a new upscale men’s fashion accessory line; Holistic pet expert Susan Blake Davis gives new year advice for healthy pets; and iExplore announced its annual list of Top Ten World Adventure Travel Destinations.

Selected News Stories for Week Ending Friday January 11th, 2008.
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* Telecom IT Spending to Exceed $46 Billion in 2008, says Insight Research Corp.

BOONTON, N.J. — The global market for operations support systems (OSS) - the computing and software IT infrastructure that performs engineering, provisioning, and management functions in telecommunications networks - will exceed $46 billion in 2008, explains a new report by Insight Research. Telecommunications industry spending for OSSes is expected to lag only slightly the forecasted growth in service revenue over the next five years, indicating that the industry is fully expecting sustainable growth in the years ahead.

* ROIonline Announces Business Deal with EUROPAGES and Kompass

BRIGHTON, Mich. — ROIonline LLC, an Internet Marketing company serving the industrial and business-to-business marketplace, has been awarded new client contracts with EUROPAGES and Kompass - business-to-business search engine companies - to represent them for sales in the U.S.

* Insurance Professional Trades in Ties for T-shirts and Creates Positive Messages

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — After 39 years of working as an insurance professional, Bob Johnson of the Bob Johnson Project, decided it was time for a change. Upon retiring, he traded in his ties for t-shirts and has worked with a designer to create a t-shirt line with a positive message.

* deverus, Inc. Presents the Background Screening Industry with an Indispensable I-9 Data Verification Automation

AUSTIN, Texas — deverus, the leader in background screening technology, has recently released one of the latest must-haves in the industry, I-9 verification automation. For those companies that want to stay in compliance with ever-changing laws and regulations, I-9 data verification automation is essential.

* NoblePeak Vision Hires New CEO for Next Phase of Business Development

WAKEFIELD, Mass. — NoblePeak Vision announced today that Mike Decelle has joined the company as President and Chief Executive Officer. Decelle takes the reins from co-founder Cliff King, bringing 25 years of experience to NoblePeak with demonstrated leadership capabilities and success in both startup and large public companies.

* Local Jewelry Manufacturer Recognized for being Environmentally Conscious

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Relios Jewelry, a company nationally recognized for its customer focus, merchandising teamwork, innovation, and operational excellence, now has more accolades to boast - this time in the arena of ‘Good Environmental Practices.’ The Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Department’s Pollution Prevention Staff has awarded America’s largest manufacturer of authentic American-made jewelry with not one but two prestigious honors.

* New Book by Alaskan Author Helps Translate Dog Language

WASILLA, Alaska — ‘The Human Pack’ (ISBN: 978-1-4196-7578-2) serves to educate readers about the intricate language of canines as well as how best to use this knowledge in order to create a harmonious “Human Pack.” Clinician Jenn Lewis also explains how to deal with canine behavioral problems in a way consistent with her gentle approach to training and bonding with dogs.

* Luverne Alumni News Selects McKerin Software’s Outreach Application to Improve Member Address Maintenance

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — McKerin Software today announced that Luverne Alumni News, a publication providing Luverne Minnesota High School graduates with hometown news and stories, has licensed McKerin Software Outreach to improve member address maintenance and mailing operations.

* Un-Valentines Singles Party in San Francisco at Golden Gate Yacht Club

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Professionals Guild announced today that it will host its annual Un-valentines Dance Party and Mixer for Singles at the Golden Gate Yacht Club, in San Francisco, 1 Yacht Rd., Saturday, 2/2/08 from 8pm to midnight. This party is especially designed for those who currently do not have a valentine, hence the name UN-VALENTINES party.

* Pay Nothing or Pay Through the Nose: In-Room Internet Access at Hawaii Hotels

HONOLULU, Hawaii — According to Travel Hawaii LLC, a leading Hawaii Internet booking service, guests at Hawaii hotels can enjoy free high-speed internet access in their rooms, or they can pay up to $20/day. Different Hawaii hotels have wildly varying charges for this new ‘must have’ amenity.

* Bathroom by Charlie Allen Restorations Named Best of 2007 by Boston Globe Magazine

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A master bathroom designed and built by Charlie Allen Restorations for an 1853 Greek Revival home in Cambridge has been named ‘Bathroom of the Year’ in Boston Globe Magazine’s ‘Dream Home 2007′ competition. The new bathroom was praised for its imaginative use of space and light, and a classically styled yet high tech design.

* Calyx Point Loan Origination System Users Rely on ComplianceEase for Regulatory Compliance Audit

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — ComplianceEase(R), a leading provider of mortgage industry automated compliance and risk management solutions, announced today that its automated compliance system, ComplianceAnalyzer(R), will be available on Calyx Point’s WebConnect(TM) platform on January 10th, 2008. Although ComplianceAnalyzer has been accessible through Point software for more than four years, this important and enhanced interface offers mortgage brokers and lenders the most complete and easy-to-use automated compliance system available.

* Offers $500 Prize for ‘Most Interesting’ New Informant (Snitch) Profile

BOSTON, Mass. — is running a contest with a prize of $500 for the ‘Most Interesting’ new informant profile. The contest will begin on January 8th and all new informant profiles posted between January 8th and February 8th will be considered for the prize. In order to be considered for the contest, all entries must contain documentation of their co-operation with the government.

* Introducing gus(TM) - Fine Leather Fashion Accessories for Today’s Modern Man

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — gus is pleased to introduce their premier line of higher end leather wallets and accessories designed exclusively for men and featuring beautifully hand-sewn craftsmanship as well as their unique ’splitshot perforation’ styling. The introductory line includes a men’s passport folio, wallets, small and sleek card cases, and a brushed stainless steel money clip.

* New Printing and Mailing Blog Provides Direct Mail Tips and Information

WAYNE, N.J. — The Ballantine Corporation, a full-service direct mail production company, announces the launch of a new printing and mailing blog that contains a variety of direct mail information, tips, news, case studies, and more. The printing and mailing blog, launched in the summer of 2007, has grown in size and content.

* Top Ten World Travel Destinations in 2007

CHICAGO, Ill. — iExplore announced today the list of Top Ten World Travel Destinations as determined by the vacation purchases of its adventure and experiential travelers. Egypt held on to its top position for the third straight year, and the rest of the top 10 was largely unchanged from 2006.

* New Comprehensive Online Health Record System Ensures Patient Privacy and Physician Efficiency

ENCINO, Calif. — In December 2007,, a premier online personal medication list management system, launched a comprehensive personal health records system - MedSort Health(TM) - which empowers consumers and patients to take control of their health records. Since January 2007, has been helping patients to create and manage their medication and allergy list online.

* Holistic Pet Expert Recommends a Visit to the Veterinarian BEFORE Pet Acts Sick

DANA POINT, Calif. — Holistic Pet Expert, Susan Blake Davis from Ask Ariel Your Pet Nutritionist is urging pet owners to take their pets to the veterinarian BEFORE their pets act sick. Davis says that holistic and preventative veterinary care are the keys to pet health and longevity. Her statement comes as a result of hearing heart wrenching tales from pet owners over the holidays seeking miracle cures because their pets needed to be euthanized and they didn’t even know they were sick.

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