Send2Press Technology and Software News Weekly Summary: Dec. 14, 2007

December 30th, 2007 - 12:14 am ICT by admin  

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Dec. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The weekly news feature summary from the Send2Press Wire Service includes this week: B Real of Cypress Hill releases new mixtape, ‘The Gunslinger 3′; Law Offices of Mathys and Schneid file lawsuit for infant death from prescription cough meds; and tech head David Pogue makes the Quik Pod first pick for gadget stocking stuffers.

Selected News Stories for Week Ending Friday December 14th, 2007:

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* World Women Trade Fair Hosts Expo that Celebrates World Culture and Economic Independence

SANTA MONICA, Calif. - Dec. 14 — For the first-time ever, the folks who live in Santa Monica and surrounding areas, will get a taste of third-world culture at the International Handcrafted Gifts and Home Textile Expo to be held on January 20 and 21 at the Santa Monica Doubletree Hilton.

* CNBC Stocking Stuffer List Begins with Quik Pod(R)

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Dec. 14 — Quik Pod, created by Fromm Works Inc., the world’s first handheld extendable tripod, begins the list of CNBC’s ‘Pogue’s Holiday Gadget Picks List’ as selected by David Pogue, the personal technology columnist for The New York Times.

* Neotrope Selected to Provide Internet Marketing Solutions for New York Computer Technology Firm S & R Network Consulting

TORRANCE, Calif. - Dec. 14 — Neotrope, a leading advertising, PR, and Internet Marketing firm established 1983, today announced it has been chosen by a leading New York Computer Consulting firm, S & R Network Consulting, to provide promotion and brand development for their company and Website.

* Bantam Electronics Adds Engineering Design and NPI Services, Increasing Focus on Accelerating Customer Time to Market

AUSTIN, Texas - Dec. 14 — Bantam Electronics, Inc., a leading provider of high mix electronics manufacturing services, including custom systems manufacturing and supply chain management for emerging OEM companies and electronic products, today announced the addition of engineering design and new product integration (NPI) services to its customer offering.

* As More Americans Live to 100, Long Term Care Insurance Leader Gives Health Assist

KIRKLAND, Wash. - Dec. 14 — As Americans increase their life spans, many eyeing 100-plus, the odds of needing long term care increase. One solution is long term care insurance to pay the care bills. ‘A better solution,’ says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners (LTCFP), ‘is the insurance plus health habits to keep yourself on your feet as long as possible.’

* Bromba Biometrics’ BioIDENTICA SDK Toolkit Now Supports SecuGen Hamster Line of Fingerprint Readers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Dec. 13 — SecuGen is pleased to announce that Bromba Biometrics BioIDENTICA SDK is now compatible with SecuGen Hamster III, Hamster Plus and Hamster IV fingerprint readers. The BioIDENTICA SDK allows a simple integration of fingerprint technology into any existing or new software application that can benefit from biometric authentication.

* Black Youth Vote! National Civic Education Training Tour Promotes Voting in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa - Dec. 13 — As part of ongoing efforts to motivate young people to engage in the political process, the League of Young Voters Education Fund (LYVEF) recently teamed up with the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation’s (NCBCP) Black Youth Vote! (BYV!) for an innovative civic participation training at North High School in Des Moines, IA.

* Win a Home: Win a House America Encourages Brighter Real Estate Future

GARDEN CITY, N.Y. - Dec. 13 — Television, newspapers, radio, the Internet, and more - media coverage and speculation over the dismal housing market is inescapable. That is why, today, Win a House America LLC announced plans to give away homes across the country. Their mission is to renew real estate hope and to provide people with opportunity.

* 2007: The Best Hotel Gyms in the U.S.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Dec. 13 — Athletic-Minded Traveler LLC, a San Diego-based active lifestyle media company that operates the largest healthy travel site on the web, released today its 2007 ranking of ‘The Best Hotel Gyms in the U.S.’ The Top 10 hotel gyms received the company’s recommendation after ongoing research of over 3,500 hotels and anonymous personal tours by the editorial staff

* Northeast Motorcycle Expo 2008 Featuring Custom Bikes, Stunts, The Super Builders, and Stage Shows

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. - Dec. 12 — Motorcycle enthusiasts of all ages won’t want to miss this year’s Northeast Motorcycle Expo series, the largest all model motorcycle show in New England. This year, Kev-Marv Productions, LLC, Perewitz Inc, and Bikers for the Cure will join forces to raise money for the Susan G. Komen breast cancer foundation. Starting in Hartford, two of the industries rising stars, Jody Perewitz and Sara Liberte, will be constructing a bobber style custom creation.

* The Green Scene’s Merchants of Venice - The New Eco-preneurs

VENICE, Calif. - Dec. 12 — So, what’s the buzz about the ‘Al Gore-ified’ products and services that have been popping up on the Los Angeles business scene? Java Juice(R), Inc., a Venice-based coffee extract company, talks about the green scene and the upcoming Eco Gift Expo being held at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, December 15-16.

* SecuGen Fingerprint Readers Now Compatible with realtime’s bioLock Software for Authentication of SAP Applications, Transactions and Data

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Dec. 12 — SecuGen is pleased to announce that realtime has integrated SecuGen fingerprint readers with realtime’s bioLock Software to provide biometric authentication and fraud mitigation for SAP applications. To date, bioLock is the only certified technology available for ERP market leader, SAP, that offers biometric access and function control.

* Free Download of The Brass Swan Cosmology to End December 31st

RIVERSIDE, Calif. - Dec. 12 — The Brass Swan Cosmology, a seminal work of philosophical thought which has been available to the general public and academics worldwide for free download, will not be available for free download after December 31st, 2007, it was announced today by roguewolfinc.

* Law Offices of Mathys and Schneid Files Lawsuit for Parents in Infant Death from Prescription Cough and Cold Medicines Never Approved by the FDA

CHICAGO, Ill. - Dec. 12 — LAW OFFICES OF MATHYS & SCHNEID today (Wednesday, December 12, 2007) filed a lawsuit (Case No. 2007 L 13860) against Jewel Food Stores, Johnson & Johnson, McNeil-PPC, Inc., Morton Grove Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and others for the death of a six (6) month old infant who died after being given prescription cough and cold medication.

* FunCaster: Sharing on Web 2.0 No Longer Means Having to Upload

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - Dec. 12 — Purplenova has announced the release of FunCaster - A widget that allows users to make selective PC content directly accessible from popular social networking sites, forums and portals. The FunCaster, says the company, was developed in response to concern among Internet users about having to upload photos, videos and other personal content on to third-party servers to be able to share them with friends.

* Voice Coaches Partners with to Build Successful Voice Acting Careers

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Dec. 12 — Voice Coaches, a voice over educational institution based in Schenectady, NY, has implemented a perfect way for their graduates to start their voice acting careers off by partnering with, the industry’s online marketplace. Already trained and armed with a voice over demo, the grads from Voice Coaches will be able to manage their own website at

* ZK Software Selects SecuGen Sensor for S900 Access Control and Time and Attendance Terminal

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Dec. 11 — SecuGen, a world-leading provider of fingerprint recognition technology, is pleased to announce that ZK Software has selected SecuGen’s FDU02 fingerprint sensor for integration with its newly released S900 access control and time and attendance terminal.

* The Best Letter for Nomination Wins a Free Weekend’s Stay at Northern Wisconsin’s Newest Luxury Resort and Spa

THREE LAKES, Wis. - Dec. 11 — The owners of The Northernaire Resort & Spa, popular resort in Three Lake, WI, are inviting the public to send in letters in about a family member, or friend, that you feel really deserves to be pampered. Send a letter to the beautiful northwoods retreat and tell them why someone you know deserves extra special treatment.

* Capture the Romantic Side of the Southwest with a New Designer Jewelry Collection from Relios

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Dec. 11 — Nothing says romance like the new designer jewelry collection from Relios. America’s leading designer and manufacturer of contemporary sterling silver and genuine gemstone jewelry is introducing ‘Te Amo’ - set to debut on its retail website later this month. Like its name, which is Spanish for ‘I love you,’ the new natural lifestyle collection features a fresh take on a traditional expression of romance - hearts.

* PowerFlite Communications Wins NevaSlip Advertising and Branding Account to Support National Expansion

QUINCY, Mass. - Dec. 11 — PowerFlite Communications, an advertising, design, and branding firm headquartered in Quincy, Massachusetts, has been hired by the NevaSlip(TM) brand to promote that company’s recent nationwide expansion

* B Real of Cypress Hill Brings the Heat with His New Mixtape Release: The Gunslinger 3 - For A Few Dollars More

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Dec. 10 — Rap icon B Real of Cypress Hill brings the heat just in time to melt away those holiday blues with the release of his eagerly anticipated new mixtape, The Gunslinger 3: For A Few Dollars More on Latin Thug Records, available in stores and online December 11 across the USA.

* Ring in the New Year with Celebrities and Socialites in New York on New Year’s Eve 2008

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Dec. 10 — Ring in the new year in style this year at some of New York City’s hottest clubs and venues. will be producing over 35 New Year’s Eve parties in New York where some of the city’s most successful people, socialites and celebrities mingle. Why not add your name to the VIP list?

* Authernative Cryptographic Module Achieves NIST Pre-Validation for FIPS 140-2

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - Dec. 10 — Authernative, Inc., the developer of innovative user authentication and identity management technologies, announced today that the Authernative(R) Cryptographic Module has been placed on the Pre-validation list for the Federal Information Processing Standards Publications (FIPS) 140-2 Validation.

* Net Integration Technologies Signs OEM Agreement with Engate Technology for Connection Level Anti-Spam Security

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Dec. 10 — Engate Technology Corporation, a leading anti-spam supplier and pioneer of next generation network profiling and connection management security solutions, today announced the signing of an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Agreement with Net Integration Technologies Inc., a provider of all-in-one small business servers.

* Acme Made Introduces All New Line of Innovative Totes and Laptop Bags

PORTLAND, Ore. - Dec. 8 — Acme Made has recently introduced its new line of designer bags and laptop cases for the holidays. The highlights of the line include the ‘Metro Tote,’ their new Telun vulcanized canvas, and their sustainable textile, EcoStripe.

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