Friday, February 27, 2015

National US News

National US News
National newswire stories from across the U.S., sourced from the Neotrope® News Network

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 25, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Autumn Sky Wolfe was diagnosed with autism, the last thing on anyone's mind was a singing career. Yet she now has an EP on iTunes and has been nominated by New Music Weekly magazine as Best New Adult Contemporary Artist as well as Crossover Artist of the Year.

ADDISON, Texas, Feb. 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced it has hired financial compliance expert Joanna Shelton as the company's next compliance manager. In addition, Shelton will oversee compliance for Mid America's sister company Mortgage Machine Service and its flagship loan origination system (LOS) Mortgage Machine. Shelton brings more than 19 years of compliance expertise to Mid America.

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A security expert's discovery last month that certain Lenovo laptop computers were shipped with well-concealed malware giving hackers easy access to users' most confidential information has led Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. to announce an investigation into potential legal claims against the hardware manufacturer and against the malware vendor, Superfish, the law firm today disclosed.

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- John Button, president and CEO of leading reverse mortgage software and technology provider ReverseVision, says the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) decision to delay implementation of its Financial Assessment (FA) rules provides a better opportunity for lenders to get the required technology changes including: ReverseVision's, HUD's and other systems implemented into their processes before using these tools in their day-to-day workflow.

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ninety-two years after the Equal Rights Amendment was first introduced, North Carolina Rep. Carla Cunningham says she is ready to bring it back to life, according to the Asheville Chapter of the National Organization for Women.

BANGALORE, India, Feb. 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Remo Software, an Open Interconnect Consortium Member and developer of multi-platform apps, today announced that Remo MORE version 2.0 will be showcased at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015, Barcelona.

FAIRBORN, Ohio, Feb. 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Flat Rock Spirits announced today that its Stillwrights Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Stillwrights Silver Rum and Stillwrights Bourbon Barrel Aged Rum were among the medalists at the American Craft Spirits Association (ACSA) craft spirits judging event, held in Austin Texas.

COLUMBIA, Md., Feb. 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iFOS today announced it has received award notification to conduct Grant Monitoring Reviews and Technical Assistance at the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The contract is a firm fixed price contract with a five-year performance period.

HOUSTON, Texas, Feb. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Revelry on Richmond has partnered with Houston's only jitney, The Houston Wave, to bus Houstonians to and from Reliant Stadium every day throughout the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and Houston Rodeo Barbeque Cook-off, from Thursday, February 26 through Saturday, February 28, 2015.

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Quietly over the last decade, Nova Scotia native Chris Noxx has been building his resume. As a producer, composer and arranger he started making trips to and from his hometown of Halifax, Nova Scotia and Music hub Los Angeles, California.

SOUTH LONDONDERRY, Vt., Feb. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc., values tradition. As a result, its pre-fabricated cabins, tiny houses and storage shed kits are designed to be constructed based on techniques learned from previous generations.

COSTA MESA, Calif., Feb. 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, announced that PDC is raising $45 million in EB-5 immigrant investor funds to assist biodegradable organic chemical products firm Clear Currents, Inc.

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Coolmuster Inc., a leading provider of data backup and recovery solutions for Android and iOS devices, continues to provide users the most complete and reliable products since its inception. Right after the long Christmas vacation, Coolmuster's developer Team took immediate action to upgrade Coolmuster Data Recovery for iPhone iPad iPod 2.1.28.

SYDNEY, Australia, Feb. 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Saluda Medical has today announced that it has received $10 million in Series B financing bringing a breakthrough treatment for chronic pain one step closer to reality.

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Feb. 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default servicing software, announced that it launched Quandis Loan Servicing (QLS), an end-to-end default management platform that automates and compliantly manages the default process from start to finish. QLS is offered as an all-in-one system and also as modules so various components can be leveraged by servicers based on individual needs.

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., today announced the filing of a class action lawsuit against the nation's second-largest health insurer, Indianapolis-based Anthem Inc., following disclosure earlier this month that the private information of 80 million Anthem customers was stolen in a massive online data breach.

MONUMENT, Colo., Feb. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Karl Falk, CEO of ShortSave, Inc., the provider of an award-winning borrower-facing mortgage default servicing system, foresees servicers being hamstrung by the human-powered servicing model in meeting the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's proposed amendments to its servicer rules.

DALLAS, Texas, Feb. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MorVest Capital, a specialized investment firm focused on providing strategic capital and analytics solutions to the mortgage banking and residential finance industry, is drawing mortgage servicers' attention to the impact two recent changes will have on mortgage servicing rights fair value for FHA loans.

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sevlor, Co., announced that Dream Hair Blending, EU Hair Extension and Hair Reconstruction Awards winner in 2013, has introduced to North America its undetectable and completely non-damaging hair blending extensions. Known in Europe for their natural and undetectable hair replacement and hair extension technology 'Hair Blending Enhancements and Extensions(TM),' the company's RandD team is credited with creating an innovative alternative to salon, clip-in and wire hair extensions.

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a move that continues the expansion of its commercial printing business, The Harman Press has acquired A&I Photographic and Digital and its staff, effective February 13, 2015. AandI is expected to move operations from its current Burbank address to The Harman Press facility in North Hollywood before the end of March. The announcement was made by A&I co-owners Baret Lepejian and Vic Lepejian together with The Harman Press president Phillip Goldner.