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NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jewelry Central, a leading retailer of engagement rings and fine jewelry has entered into an agreement with Nickelodeon to provide prizes for the ParentsConnect sweepstakes. Nickelodeon is the most watched television network for kids in the United States, and a division of MTV Networks and Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B). For the grand prize, one lucky contestant will receive a heart-shaped diamond and garnet necklace from Jewelry Central.
LAKE FOREST, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 3D Industries is proud to announce it has new GREEN sourcing, new technologies and services for 2010. At 3D Industries, we are always looking for new ways to bring innovation from our manufacturing network to our client's markets. 3D is working on advancing technical products that not only meet the demands of new extreme applications, but also improve upon existing designs in technical apparel and soft goods.
MADISON, Conn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CT Bed Bug Dogs announces this week the launch of a new business serving Connecticut residents and businesses. It's important to note that this sheriff does not wear a gun - he wears a dog collar! More specifically, Ruby, Pasha and Willie are adorable rescue dogs who have been highly trained and certified to find these critters wherever they are hiding which allows an immediate and focused extermination effort based on their findings.
FAIRMONT, W.Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Backbone Security is pleased to announce the latest version of their Steganography Application Fingerprint Database (SAFDB) is now available. SAFDB is the world's largest commercially available hash set exclusive to digital steganography applications. The database is widely used by US and international law enforcement agencies; the intelligence community; and private sector computer forensic examiners.
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EASEUS Partition Master, which is recognized as a reliable partitioning tool, now includes Partition Recovery Wizard version 5.0.1, a more comprehensive solution for partition recovery. With Partition Recovery Wizard, EASEUS Partition Master 5.0.1 extends its portfolio of partition management towards a more accomplished partition solution with three main features: Partition Manager, Partition Recovery and Disk and Partition Copy.
STACY, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FlexShift Software, Inc., an innovator in Web-based staffing solutions, today announced the launch of FlexShift, a comprehensive solution to help companies strategically manage a wide array of staffing issues. And, companies do not need to purchase any software or hardware. It's a secured staffing solution that's accessible via the Web. Additionally, there are no accompanying contracts or IT expenses. All that's needed is a computer, a browser and Internet connection.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Whether it's text donations, celebrity telethons, or gifts of food and clothing, Americans' generous giving and support to relief efforts in Haiti has been front and center in the headlines. To make the most of your earthquake relief donations and take advantage of the special tax breaks freshly enacted by Congress, consider these tips provided by the American Institute of Certified Tax Coaches, Inc.
LONG ISLAND, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It is no secret that our country is in the worst economic crisis in recent history. There are many challenges being faced within our local communities. Families are surviving on tighter budgets, companies are streamlining and downsizing and governments are looking at how to balance their budgets and decrease spending. According to the Long Island Presidents' Council, in a few months, school districts will be planning their own budgets and looking for community support.
Free Birthday Planning: New Website Offers Wide Variety of Venues, Creative Ideas, and Exceptional Service
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Birthday Party Reservations provides a free service and fun solutions to make your special day memorable. Year after year it seems like there are more people to invite, there's more work to be done, and less time to do it. Planning a birthday has become a task only the very patient can overcome. However, with the help of Birthday Party Reservations (BPR), your birthday party planning just got a whole lot easier.
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Girls Write Now (GWN), New York City's premier creative writing and mentoring organization for high school girls, today announced the launch of its spring series, CHAPTERS, celebrating a new year of developing New York's best teen writers. Beginning Friday, February 26, please join us for a series of evenings, featuring Girls Write Now students and the professional writers who inspire them, at the Center for Fiction. Each event is free and open to the public.
WAYNE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Direct marketing continues to be an effective method of reaching potential customers. And, as outside factors such as technology and the economy change, so do direct marketing trends. That's why the Ballantine Corporation has assembled a direct marketing white paper that reveals what's likely in 2010. This report is the result of compiled research from reputable industry resources.
Telecommunications Private Line Services Revenue to Decline through 2012, Says Insight Research Corporation
BOONTON, N.J., Jan. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After years of steady growth, the $34 billion private line services market is entering a period of declining revenue, says a market analysis study from Insight Research. Private lines are point-to-point circuits leased by enterprises from telecommunications carriers in order to link enterprise sites to each other and to the Internet. Private lines are also used by cellular carriers to link their towers to land line networks.
Three Little Pigs Tackle Ben Bernanke – New Children’s Picture Book Explains US Federal Reserve and Economic Downturns
BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Smoked Goldeye Press today announced the release of a children's picture book that aims to explain how new money from the Federal Reserve inadvertently causes cycles of economic downturns in the United States economy - something embattled Fed chairman Ben Bernanke would rather people not know about, says the author. In 32 color illustrated pages 'The Scary Story of the Three Little Pigs and the Big Bad Box of Free Money' (ISBN: 9780615337432) attempts to simplify the complexity of central bank monetary policy.
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- More and more financial institutions are tightening belts when it comes to lending money. That's why the concept of receivables-based lending has evolved and become a more viable option for small businesses than in the past. BusinessCashAdvance, 'where businesses go to grow,' is a prime example of how the lending climate is changing.
BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Already well known for their trend setting abilities in technology, fashion, and design, Japanese consumers are now making headlines of the green persuasion, putting the Toyota Prius at the top of their lists. In 2009 the Toyota Prius was the top-selling car, period, in Japan - the first time ever a gas-electric hybrid has clinched the spot. For Randy Sassone of Toyota of Watertown, the news of the Prius' success in Toyota's homeland of Japan comes as no surprise.
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Looking for one free partition manager for your newly installed Windows 7? Planning to create a new partition for Windows 7 installation? Need to reorganize the hard disk for better management and performance of Windows 7 32- and 64-bit systems? Do a Google search for such utilities, and you will disappointingly find that you have to pay for those 64-bit partition managers. EASEUS is still giving away its Partition Master Professional
SUNNYVALE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After a year of steady declines in home remodeling, the Spring 2010 RemodelorMove U.S. Remodeling Sentiment Report reveals a 13 percent increase in the number of homeowners who say they will remodel in the next 12 months. This increase follows a 5 percent increase in last year's Spring 2009 report. The continuing upward swing in remodeling sentiment indicates that 2010 will show a strong increase in remodeling activity.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iMC Motorcom announces the release of the world's first iPhone compatible motorcycle headset: the HS-500. The HS-500 allows motorcycle riders to utilize the phone and music functions of their Apple iPhone and other 3.5mm (standard stereo headset jack) equipped cell phones, including the Palm Pre and Blackberry Storm.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Florida RV rental dealer Allstar Coaches was featured on Monday night's episode of ABC's 'The Bachelor: On the Wings of Love.' Nine gorgeous women, all competing for the love and affection of Bachelor Jake Pavelka piled into the waiting RVs for a road trip up the beautiful California coast. With stopovers at a Santa Ynez vineyard, the dunes of Pismo Beach and the towering redwoods of Big Sur, the scenery was almost intense as the drama was.
IDS President Says RESPA Delay Not Reflected in Investor Requirements; Sees Need for Common Sense Adjustments to Mortgage Lending Regulations
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Curt Doman, president of International Document Services Inc. (IDS), a mortgage document preparation vendor for closing docs, initial disclosures and reverse documents, calls for common sense to guide new 2010 regulations in light of persistent difficulties with RESPA interpretation and compliance. The IDS flagship solution, idsDoc, is the doc prep solution of choice for mortgage lenders and attorneys requiring customized closing documents.