Send2Press Tech and Entertainment Weekly News Summary: Dec. 21, 2007December 30th, 2007 - 12:33 am ICT by admin
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Dec. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The weekly news feature summary from the Send2Press Wire Service includes this week: Hannah Montana (Miley Cyrus) tops the annual ‘Ten Best-Mannered People’ list for 2007; IO2 Technology ships larger mid-air floating video system; and Dr. Thienna sets Guinness Book World Record for most Sumo squats.
Selected News Stories for Week Ending Friday December 21st, 2007:
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* Six Positive Predictions for 2008, from SuperLife World Service
MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. — New terror attack? Pandemic? Recession? Killer bees? No! Only positive predictions, please. That’s the attitude of Richard W. Samson, founder of SuperLife World Service, a web network that made its debut last month. Enough bad news, already, says Samson, we deserve a really good year for a change.
* U.S. Facilities, Inc. Announces New COO
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — U.S. Facilities, Inc. (USF), a leading facilities maintenance and infrastructure support services firm based in Philadelphia, has announced Mr. William H. McAfee, III as its new Chief Operating Officer. The announcement, which was issued on Tuesday by the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, James C. Dobrowolski, will take effect immediately.
* The Long Term Care Insurance Explosion; January Conference to Celebrate Rapid Growth of LTC Protection and Light Fuse of Further Expansion
KIRKLAND, Wash. and CHARLESTON, S.C. — LTC Financial Partners, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage, has more than quadrupled in size since 2005, to more than 400 field underwriters and support staff. That just one sign of what’s happening in the long term care insurance field, in the company’s experience.
* NVIDIA 8800M GTX Laptop Video Card Shipped First by WidowPC
BOULDER, Colo. — WidowPC(R), a leader in cutting-edge PC hardware, today announced the - in-stock - availability of the long-awaited, Nvidia 8800M GTX powered gaming laptop, the Sting 517D2. The Sting 517D2 gaming laptop, featuring the 8800M GTX DirectX 10 compatible video card by NVIDIA, is the first of it’s kind to be offered with NVIDIA’s GeForce 8800M GTX graphics processor and marks a new performance benchmark for mobile PC hardware.
* Leading Skin Care Author Sets New Guinness Book World Record for Most Sumo Squats in One Hour
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — On December 16, at the age of almost 40, Dr. Thienna Ho, a leading skin care author who is conscious of health and fitness on all levels, broke the Guinness Book World Record for the most Sumo squats in one hour. The event was overseen by an official adjudicator from the U.K. at the San Francisco State University Basketball Gymnasium. (VIDEO)
* Epeius Biotechnologies Applauds the Belated Scholarship of Their Academic Contemporaries in 2007, As Targeted Gene Therapy Comes of Age in Clinical Medicine
SAN MARINO, Calif. — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation announced today their appreciation of the accomplishments of their contemporaries in 2007, a truly remarkable year in terms of biomedical research, scholarship, and gonzo journalism. It was a year in which a definitive meeting entitled ‘In Vivo Barriers to Gene Delivery’ was held at the prestigious Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, where Nobel laureate James Watson presides, or shall we say presided.
* Hannah Montana Heads 2007 Ten Best-Mannered List
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Hannah Montana (Miley Cyrus), who was commended for being a role model to young people, heads the list of the ‘Ten Best-Mannered People of 2007,’ as named by the National League of Junior Cotillions, an etiquette and social training program that involves thousands of young people in the United States.
* ASEAN News: Epeius Biotechnologies Gains Commercial Approval for Rexin-G, a Tumor-Targeted Gene-Based Medicine for Metastatic Cancer
SAN MARINO, Calif. — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation announced today that the company has received a Certificate of Product Registration for Rexin-G(R) from the Philippine Bureau of Food and Drugs (BFAD), enabling the commercialization of its lead product as a safe and effective treatment for a broad spectrum of intractable cancers. Developed as a tumor-targeted anticancer agent, that actively seeks out and destroys metastatic cancers, Rexin-G exhibits unprecedented single-agent efficacy.
* Exclusive Verbal Greeting Card Service with a Unique Delivery Process Through Its Greeting Call Center
WENTZVILLE, Mo. — Greet A Call, LLC, introduces its eloquent verbal greeting cards that are delivered via telephone to the greeting industry. ‘This heartfelt verbal greeting service leaves Recipients with an everlasting personable impression,’ says owner Leundrius Arties. This ‘One of A Kind’ greeting call center creates eloquent verbal greetings which are delivered by live call center greeters.
* IO2 Technology Introduces New Larger Floating Video Displays
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — IO2 Technology announced today the release of its new, larger line of free-space display solutions that show full-color full-motion floating video images. The company’s Heliodisplay is now available in 30-inch, 50-inch and 100-inch diagonal screen sizes. The model sizes correspond to the sizes of a medium-size television, a large-screen television, and a full-size human
* Touring Musician to Compete in Mister International 2007
BOSTON, Mass. — Jacob Hill, a 24-year-old songwriter, musician, and model from Plymouth, Massachusetts, will represent the United States in the second Mister International pageant to be held in Kuching, Malaysia from December 20 to 31. In May 2006, Hill was hand-selected by Critical Beauty, a pageant website and pageant consulting firm based in Boston, via an online casting.
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