Send2Press Weekly Technology and Entertainment News Summary: Jan. 18, 2008

January 25th, 2008 - 4:38 am ICT by admin  

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Jan. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The weekly news feature summary from the Send2Press Wire Service includes this week: Backbone Security launches new digital steganalysis software; director Randal Kleiser’s short film ‘Peege’ is named to National Film Registry; and the inaugural Computer Forensics Show comes to Washington D.C.

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There are fewer featured stories this week due to Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.

* SolarReserve Announces Appointment of Top Power Plant Development Expert

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Jan. 18 — SolarReserve, the Los Angeles-based solar thermal company that has recently commercialized an innovative heat storage technology that provides utility-scale solar power on demand, today announced that Kevin Smith has been hired to serve as Chief Operating Officer and Head of Development.

* Novel Explores Bioterrorism and National Security Measures for Weapons of Mass Destruction

MOBILE, Ala. - Jan. 17 — Pirate Island Press, an independent publisher of historical, medical and military fiction, announces the release of ‘The Jihad Germ,’ a novel of bioterrorism and national security (ISBN: 978-0-9799326). The Jihad Germ questions what will happen tomorrow and illuminates the risks of advanced bioengineering and gene manipulation in the hands of religious extremists.

* LifeSpan Whole Body Vibration Plate Rated Best Vibration Exercise Machine by Health

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - Jan. 16 — Health Magazine says the LifeSpan VP1000 Whole Body Vibration Plate gives ‘…the best workout for the better price.’ The PCE Fitness LifeSpan VP1000 Vibration Plate was the clear favorite in a review of vibration trainers in Health’s Jan/Feb 2008 issue. ‘With three-way vibration and handles, the LifeSpan VP1000 delivered.’

* Little-Known ‘Peege’ Named to National Film Registry

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Jan. 15 — Randal Kleiser planned to get his start in filmmaking with something edgy and avant-garde. As a grad student at the University of Southern California’s film school in the early ’70s, he mapped out a sweeping portrayal of Western history in which Christopher Columbus morphs into an astronaut. But Kleiser couldn’t raise the $5,000 he needed to finish that movie. So instead he made ‘Peege,’ a 28-minute movie about his grandmother.

* Americans Continue to Lack Disaster Emergency Plans

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Jan. 15 — In 2007, the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) declared 63 major U.S. disasters. Almost every state in the country was affected, including Hawaii. In response to such emergency situations, Disaster Recovery America has formulated a Web-based emergency plan to help families and communities quickly get back on their feet.

* SOLOW13 Brings the Heat with His Debut CD Release: WARRIOR13

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Jan. 14 — Latin Thug Records presents the debut album from ground-breaking artist SOLOW13. The album will be available in stores and online February 26, 2008. Produced by SOLOW13 and Aaron (T-Bone) Boatright, the project represents a lifetime of work and experiences from this breaking talent. Legendary mastering engineer Brian ‘Big Bass’ Gardner (Eminem, Dr. Dre, Snoop, Linkin Park, Madonna) mastered the project to create what will surely become a classic, iconic album.

* Computer Forensics Show to Bow at Washington Convention Center February 4 - 6

GREENWICH, Conn. - Jan. 14 — For some companies, it is not a question of if one of their computers will be used as evidence in a legal matter, it is a question of when. The inaugural Computer Forensics Show will fill the Washington D.C. Convention Center from February 4-6, 2008. This year’s event features keynote addresses by high-powered Washington insiders such as Barry M. Sabin, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Chief Counter-Terrorism Section.

* Fareportal and Sam Jain Donate Two Air Tickets to Covenant House

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Jan. 14 — FAREPORTAL is a technology solutions provider to the travel industry. Strategically located in ‘Silicon Alley,’ in the heart of New York City, their group of consultants is dedicated to harnessing the future of online travel technology for FAREPORTAL customers and partners. Covenant House New York is the nation’s largest adolescent care agency serving homeless, runaway and at-risk youth.

* New Laser Skin Resurfacing Procedure Offers Traditional Laser Results at a Fraction of the Price, Pain and Recovery Time

DETROIT, Mich. - Jan. 14 — Though we were all born with smooth, baby-soft skin the effects of time and heredity begin to show on the faces of Detroiter’s of all ages. Dr. Mark Berkowitz of Accents Cosmetic Surgery and Medical Spa has reintroduced many people to more vibrant, youthful, and healthy-looking skin with a single, 30-minute in-office treatment using the newest fractional laser technology imported just last month from Italy.

* Implementation Solutions Celebrates its Newest Office

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Jan. 14 — Implementation Solutions LLC, a technology consulting firm that services global investment management customers, announced today that it has formulated a subsidiary organization in Australia named Implementation Solutions PTY LTD. Simultaneously it also announced the opening of its seventh office, this time on Kent Street in Sydney, Australia.

* NWStealth Joins SecurWireless VAR Program

LANDOVER, Md. - Jan. 14 — SecurWireless, Inc., provider of wireless video surveillance solutions for government, state and local, and commercial applications, has named NWStealth, a division of Full Blast Technologies Inc, to its newly launched SecurVAR program. As the program’s first Value Added Reseller, NWStealth is the first to receive marketing and sales advantages that enable them to offer best of breed wireless surveillance products.

* Enhanced Steganography Detection Tool Available

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Jan. 14 — Backbone Security, the market leader in advanced digital steganalysis tools, announced the newest version of their industry leading steganography application detection tool, Steganography Analyzer Artifact Scanner (StegAlyzerAS) today at the DoD Cyber Crime Conference 2008

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