Friday, May 27, 2016

National US News

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

BANGALORE, India, May 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Remo Software today announced a new feature called "Controlled Access Mode" for Remo MORE. This new feature offers one of the most requested updates which adds new capability that allows to block apps and internet usage.

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah, May 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Taxometry announced it has joined the Electronic Transactions Association. Taxometry has developed a state-of-the-art software system that calculates and deducts sales tax automatically for online purchases, and remits the tax to the appropriate state on behalf of retailers.

DENVER, Colo., May 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Altavera Mortgage Services (Altavera), the premier provider of third-party residential mortgage origination services, announced today that it will expand its closed-loan file review services beginning in Q3 2016. Closed-loan review, also known as pre-purchase review, is the review and approval of loans prior to investor purchase, or the audit of a loan package prior to purchase by a correspondent buyer or aggregator.

MESA, Ariz., May 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management solutions, has been awarded a five-year contract by Michigan's Regional Educational Media Center Association (REMC) to provide the Synergy Student Information System (SIS) to support the more than 1.5 million students across the state of Michigan.

HARLEYSVILLE, Pa., May 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jayne Williams Company of Harleysville, Pa. has created and is introducing several unique wedding cake toppers for political enthusiasts to proudly display their beloved party affiliation or party candidate when celebrating their wedding.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., May 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Senior Consultant and Principal Rosemary Hughes and Benefits Strategy Consultant Suzannah Gill will speak at a hands-on workshop at the 7th Annual 2016 IHC Forum & Expo on Wednesday, May 25 from 3-4 p.m. at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, Georgia.

HOUSTON, Texas, May 23, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Whiteflash Inc., top tier retailer of ideal diamonds and fine bridal jewelry, was honored this week by the Better Business Bureau for excellence in quality control, customer satisfaction and community service. Named a 2016 Winner of Distinction from among all the retail jewelers in the greater Houston area, Whiteflash has now received high honors from the BBB for twelve consecutive years and maintains an A+ rating.

PLANO, Texas, May 23, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pavaso, Inc. (Pavaso), a provider of digital process and collaboration solutions for the real estate lifecycle, announced it has signed on Arbor Bank to its Digital Close(sm) platform to conduct eClosings for all Arbor Bank mortgage customers.

PITTSBURG, Calif., May 23, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- USS-POSCO Industries (UPI), a large, West Coast steel mill, has announced that it will be selling a variety of excess and disused MRO items through an upcoming onsite auction - and online auction conducted by IAAS Worldwide - on Saturday, June 11, beginning at 9 a.m. PDT. Auction Inspection will be held the day prior, Friday, June 10, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. onsite at 900 East 3rd Street, Pittsburg, California.

SAN FRANCISCO and SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 23, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Jake Perata has joined the firm as an insurance broker/producer for the firm's Sacramento CA-based Golf Insurance Services Practice.

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, is pleased to announce that Texas-based mortgage lender Open Mortgage has launched its reverse mortgage wholesale operation on the RV Exchange (RVX) loan origination software (LOS).

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Quantum Results is excited to announce the launch of the Trump Insults Playing Cards, 54 full color caricature cards of the people in politics, entertainment and the media whom Donald Trump has insulted. Our cards include drawings of Hillary Clinton, President Obama, Ted Cruz, Bernie Sanders, Rosie O'Donnell, Kim Kardashian, Madonna and even the Pope. All of the major former Republican Presidential candidates are pictured, accompanied by Trump's insults. Do your part to Make America Great Again.

CARSON CITY, Nev., May 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The creators of the hit television show "Empire" may be facing some hard questions from author Eugene L. Weems, Founder of Celebrity Spotlight Entertainment LLC and author of the blockbuster book "Empire: Cookie's Revenge" (ISBN: 978-1515335917). Weems is claiming Co-Creators Lee Daniels and Danny Strong have allegedly based the second season of the "Empire" show on Weems' book and have also "stolen" his idea of creating a spinoff television series about the upbringing of Taraji P. Henson's Cookie Lyon character.

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Chris Laukenmann has joined the firm's Corporate Practice Group as a partner based in California. Mr. Laukenmann's practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, securities, finance, private equity, venture capital, general corporate, restructuring and regulatory compliance across industries.

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ReverseVision announced today that Concord Mortgage Group (Concord), a Westerville, Ohio-based full-service mortgage banker and division of NOIC, Inc. (NMLS# 121455), has chosen RV Exchange (RVX) as its reverse mortgage loan origination software (LOS). Concord offers home-equity conversion mortgages (HECM), commonly called reverse mortgages, to clients in eight states.

CHICAGO, Ill., May 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Independent Publisher Book Awards presented the 20th annual IPPY awards in a special ceremony at the Willis Tower Skydeck. In the Best Publisher/Author/Book Website category, Snowflake Stories, LLC, created by San Fran developer James Stone, was honored with a bronze medal.

HOUSTON, Texas, May 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon Pools of Texas is the winner of the 2016 BBB Pinnacle award. Over the 9 years in business, Paragon Pools has become one of the elite pool builders in Houston. From humble beginnings, the 3 owners, Leo Kleiweg, David Pavlesic, and Dan Pavlesic, have taken great pride in their quality end product.

YARDLEY, Pa., May 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After engagement, retention is the top talent management concern in today's global economy, according to the Human Capital Institute. That's why companies like Moby Lube - an on-site, mobile oil changing business - are growing and thriving in today's economic climate.

FLAT ROCK, N.C., May 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Michael "Mike" Smith, M.B.A., and Certified Health Care Financial Professional (or CHFP), has been named director of finance with Four Seasons Compassion for Life. Smith attributes Four Seasons' leaders for modeling quality personal growth and professional development.

FLAT ROCK, N.C., May 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Michael "Mike" Smith, M.B.A., and Certified Health Care Financial Professional (or CHFP), has been named director of finance with Four Seasons Compassion for Life. Smith attributes Four Seasons' leaders for modeling quality personal growth and professional development.