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20Mar/140

Southern California MacFair 2004 Attendees Help Clean Up the Environment By Properly Disposing of Over Five Tons of Their Obsolete Electronic Equipment

Norwalk, CA (PRWEB) November 19, 2004

Over 800 Macintosh enthusiasts descended on Cerritos College over three days this past weekend, November 12-14th for the Southern California MacFair 2004. It brought together 40 Mac related companies, 43 Mac seminars and 25 intensive Mac workshops. For the third year in a row, it was the largest Mac community get together in the southwest US.

In addition, this year the Southern California MacFair 2004 made arrangements to provide attendees free disposal of their old computer equipment including monitors, CPU, fax machines, printers, servers, phone systems and virtually any office electronics product. In two days, attendees disposed of over 11,280 pounds of electronic waste.

"We are thrilled that SoCal MacFair attendees properly disposed of over 5.5 tons of their obsolete electronics and that their old Macs didn't end up in landfills," said Keith Mueller, the show's organizer.

"I cleaned out my garage and disposed of 5 monitors, 6 computers, 6 printers, 2 faxes and a copier. I saved $ 150 in disposal costs at the SoCal MacFair," stated Lance Handy, an attendee at the event.

The hands on workshops were extremely popular and were taught by some of the world’s most respected instructors. "Beverly Houwing's Adobe Illustrator class was overwhelming. So much to digest and remember." stated Mark Bausman of Font & Center Graphic Design "This has to be one of the best hands on courses I have been to and that includes the ones I have attended at Macworld!"

The seminars at the SoCal MacFair were enthusiastically well-received "Our third year at the SoCal MacFair and its still the best Mac event in Southern California. Specifically enjoyed Gordon Bell and his Prosoft products which are life savers for Mac people" stated Charles Clark of Laguna Woods. Dr. Murray Massin also of Laguna Woods commented on the Marilyn Miller and the Mac Show "Don't miss it! You will enjoy an hour of fantastic clever entertainment using David Pogue lyrics."

Exhibitors and Seminar presenters were equally thrilled at the huge outpouring from the Mac Community.

"The SoCal MacFair 2004 was a success for Fastmac on all levels! Not only did we double our show sales expectations; we made contacts that will be repeat customers. The attendees were all very passionate about their Macs and were a pleasure to meet. Put us on next year's vendor list!" stated Michael Lowdermilk of Fastmac.

"Even though our software tool is geared more for a corporation or a software company the Southern California MacFair 2004 resulted in a number of good leads. We spoke to a lot of great people and felt it was time well spent for our company," said Redstone software VP of Sales, John Brennan.

"SoCal MacFair is a class act! The fair was professional and very well attended; an added plus was the quality of the facilities, staff, and attendees in my workshops. Truly an excellent event! I would definitely participate again!" commented Mike Descher, Apple consultant and workshop trainer.

For more information on the Southern California MacFair 2004, please go to http://www.macfair.org. Contact: Keith Mueller, Show Manager, 949-721-9280

Contact: Keith Mueller

Show Manager

Southern California MacFair 2004

949-721-9280

info@macfair.org

http://www.macfair.org

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13Mar/140

Coyote R&D Announces the Two-Can64, a Full Featured, Liquid Cooled, 2U, Windows 64-bit Ready PC With Cross Platform MIDI Over Network and Remote Control

Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) February 24, 2005

The TwoCan64 improves on their highly successful Two-Can, adding 64 bit capability, faster speeds, more storage, and a new, low noise, liquid cooling option. It is superbly suited for everything from sequencing to VST hosting to sampler playback with multi-gigabyte libraries.

Coyote R&D's president, Mike W. Smith: "Our customers have been thrilled with our original Two-Can, raving about its compactness, performance, and especially the NetMIDI and remote control software. But we thought we could improve it even more – and we have! The Two-Can64 is now hot-rodded with 64-bit capability (for Windows Longhorn), boasts up to 800GB of internal RAID-able storage, and now comes with a liquid cooling option for ultra-low noise performance. And it still all fits within the same 2U high, 14 inch deep chassis."

Every TwoCan64 comes with Coyote R&D's exclusive NetMIDI drivers -- 256 MIDI ports per machine over high-speed network for both Macs and PCs -- plus high speed, low cpu utilization remote control software that eliminates the need for a separate monitor, mouse, and keyboard.

Features -

Rackmount: still only 2U high and 14 inches deep, containing a fully configured, high performance PC.

Speed: up to 3700+ cpu speeds at 64 bits - ready for Windows Longhorn.

Noise: nearly silent operation with the liquid cooling option.

Total storage: 80GB + 800GB raid array (maximum), plus optional firewire 800 for additional high-speed external storage.

Software: includes the NetMIDI drivers - 256 ports of MIDI over network, fully cross-platform capable (Windows and Mac) with full auto-configuration; Remote control - fully cross-platform remote control with fast performance and 100% accuracy; Restore and Recover CD - automatic, multi-level recovery CD that restores the Two-Can64 to the original factory specs without any loss of data.

Pricing and availability:

Two-Can64 systems start at $ 1695. For more information on pricing and available upgrades, please visit Coyote R&D on the web at: http://www.coyoterd.com

Coyote R&D was founded in 2001 and is based in Santa Monica, CA.

Coyote R&D is an innovator in easy to use hardware and software for music and sound creation, bridging the gap between Macintosh and PC users.

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1Mar/140

ChristianSinglesOver50.org- #1 Online Dating Website for Christian Singles Over 50


(PRWEB) January 11, 2014

ChristianSinglesOver50.org, launched by Senior Match at the beginning of 2014, caters to christian singles over 50. It shares the large membership base with Senior Match community. The only difference with other online dating sites is that all members in this site have the same point – they are Christians.

As a niche dating site for senior Christians, ChristianSinglesOver50.org got features specially created for old group who are not familiar with computers. It is easy to get started by registering a free account. Members can upload as many as 26 photos and perfect profile information by themselves. After the accounts are active by administrator, members can meet up with a number of Christian singles over 50, browse their profiles and photos and visit their blog posts. In addition to looking for associates by age, place, physical appearance, church denomination, they can also specify the level of church involvement that they want christian singles a man or woman to have.

All members can send ice-breaking winks or emails to some selected members, and plan a trip to see who would like to go with them. If they come across any problems during their search, they can ask the customer service for help. An online counselor will contact you soon and let you know how to use all the tools in the website and how to successfully meet congenial singles in the local area where the member lives.

In addition, members can also write and post blogs or communicate with each other in forums. There are no less than 2000 dating tips and advices on the site to teach over 50 Christian singles talk with their congenial partners who will help surmount loneliness, boredom, idleness, sickness and the likes.

If you would like to know more information about the site, please visit: http://www.christiansinglesover50.org.







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2Feb/140

50 Years Old and Still Bounding Over the Counter: Klines Healthcare Practice Continues to Deliver Unmatched OTC Market Intelligence


Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB UK) 24 September 2013

With over half a century of market insights on the U.S. consumer healthcare market, Kline & Company expects that new paradigm shifts in regulations, retail, and technology will create new opportunities for medications to move along the Rx-to-OTC continuum and more growth prospects for the U.S. OTC market. Additionally, with the OTC medication market in the United States nearing $ 23 billion in 2012 alone and with the FDA - through its recent NSURE (Nonprescription Safe Use Regulatory Expansion) initiative - showing encouraging indications that it is becoming more receptive to allowing more Rx-to-OTC switches, the U.S. OTC market is fast returning to pre-recession health.

Celebrating its 50th anniversary, Kline’s distinguished Nonprescription Drugs USA report continues to provide the most comprehensive market intelligence expanding its longstanding OTC drugs industry know-how to include indispensable research on related topics including Natural OTCs, OTC Retailing, OTC Innovations, Impact of Recessions on the U.S. OTC Market, OTC Drugs: U.S. Competitor Cost Structures, OTC Consumer/Shopper Insights and a series of reports on Rx-to-OTC Switch.

In recent years, the U.S. OTC market has been hindered by significant product recalls by major players, with the resultant vacuum - abetted by recession-affected ever cost-conscious consumers - largely claimed by private-label alternatives. Laura Mahecha, industry manager at Kline’s Healthcare Practice, adds, “The impact and profound magnitude of ongoing economic uncertainty is borne out by more than half of respondents in a recent Kline survey disclosing that they’d changed how they purchased OTC drugs. Specifically, nearly a quarter of those surveyed choose private label OTC drugs whenever possible because of their perceived cost advantage.”

Despite the stronghold private-label products have on the market and the highly competitive nature of this market, there is still room for OTC brands to grow and prosper in the coming years with increased focus from major companies on innovations, new product launches and line extensions, and strategic marketing plans.

Currently, Rx-to-OTC switches continue to be a major force driving the OTC market as they increasingly involve large widely used products and drive demand by bringing ex-Rx users to the OTC market. Major Rx-to-OTC switches introduced since 1976 account for nearly $ 4,555 million in sales in 2012 and represent 32.8% of overall OTC sales (excluding home diagnostics, vitamins and minerals, and herbal products). The increased numbers of switch approvals by the FDA are expected to lead to future gains for the U.S. OTC market and could even create brand new, never-before-available-without-a-prescription categories.

The U.S. OTC market has evolved markedly, beginning with the FDA establishing an OTC review/Monograph system in the 1970s and the landmark Rx-to-OTC switch of hydrocortisone and its subsequent inclusion in OTC first-aid and anti-itch medications. The 1980s saw a recession fuelled spike in private-label OTC sales and the approval of ibuprofen as an OTC drug, in addition to the approval of many allergy, cough, and cold ingredients bringing brands like Nyquil, Benadryl, Triaminic, and Actifed to market.

View our 50 year overview graphic on Evolution of the U.S. OTC Market 1963-2013.

Download the file here or copy paste http://bit.ly/50yearsNPD.

There are challenges for OTC marketers including but not limited to private-label competition, retailer SKU rationalization, cost-conscious consumers, consolidated number of competitors, and increased scrutiny of manufacturing and quality assurance procedures. However, opportunities exist to see increased levels of growth over the next few years for the companies that have solid brands, good claims, strategic marketing, a steady stream of innovations and line extensions, and efficient and compliant processes.







26Oct/130

Lone Star Delivers Over 65% Revenue Growth in Second Quarter

Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 08, 2013

Lone Star, internationally recognized in business and technology decision support, modeling, and simulation, and a provider of advisory services addressing highly complex client issues announces continued strong performance for the second quarter and first half of 2013.

Continuing its strong track record of growth, Lone Star delivered more than a 65% year-over-year revenue increase during the 2nd quarter and first half of 2013. These increases can be directly attributed to demand for Lone Stars powerful decision analysis solutions. These software enabled solutions are driven by TruNavigator, Lone Stars decision analysis engine, plus other unique tools like TruPredict, a best-in-class competitive Price to Win analysis platform.

TruNavigator and TruPredict have been significant contributors to this quarters results. TruNav is a 4th generation Decision Analysis modeling environment that generates simulations providing a true understanding of the range of potential outcomes for any decision, regardless of size or complexity, said Mathew Bowers, Vice President of Corporate Development. And TruPredict, Lone Stars unique Price to Win suite, has captured the eye of many new clients who recognize the strategic value of utilizing a price to win solution with a proven track record of success, Bowers noted.

The strength of TruNav and TruPredict is they can quickly generate accurate answers and insight when dealing with issues that have significant uncertainty. Clients can easily visualize and understand potential outcomes due to the intuitive graphical outputs and they can run real-time what if scenarios to generate a level of understanding not previously capable with other tools.

Our commitment to delivering improved operational performance, cost savings and risk reduction for our clients is the core of our success, added Steve Roemerman, CEO of Lone Star. Because clients trust us and have found that we address some of their most complex and difficult issues, we are seeing many opportunities for growth with our existing clients, and new clients who see the substantial improvements others have made.

About Lone Star

Lone Star has built a strong reputation with its clients for delivering insightful analysis, advice and support that leads to improved operational performance, monetary savings and risk reduction. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Lone Star has gained international recognition for its decision analysis and business modeling, by providing advisory services that address a clients most complex, mission critical challenges. Lone Stars roots lie in the development, fielding and support of complex technologies and programs for the Department of Defense and commercial enterprises in the telecommunications and technology markets.







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18Sep/130

Hacker Halted USA to Feature Top Industry Keynotes & Over 50 Hacking Experts at September 19-21 IT Security Conference in Atlanta


Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 06, 2013

EC-Councils flagship information security conference, Hacker Halted USA, officially starts on September 19th in Atlanta. Now in its sixth year, the conference consists of over 50 briefs by leading security researchers, divided into three-tracks over three days, and four days of advanced technical training by the industrys top instructors.

This years Hacker Halted USA is focusing on a wide range of escalating threats, from mobile security and the cloud to critical infrastructure targets, said Eric Lopez, director of conferences and events for EC-Council. Top security researchers from around the world, will be showcasing the latest vulnerabilities on which corporations, financial firms, government agencies and SMBs need to focus. In conjunction with Hacker Halted is the Global CISO Forum, an invitation-only event for top infosec executives to share information and discusses successes, failures and best practices.

A recent study by the Center for Strategic and International Studies estimated cyber attacks cost the global economy $ 300 billion each year - and $ 100 million per year in the US. With such a massive impact on the global economy, more businesses and governments are seeking out new solutions and more proactive strategies to combat it. Information security conferences like Hacker Halted provide a unique glimpse into the world of hackers and give corporate executives, IT professionals and security teams a chance to preview the latest threats and defense strategies.

Here are key highlights of Hacker Halted USA:

4Sep/130

Corporate Whistleblower Center Targets Federal Contractors Over Billing The Federal Government And The Urge Insiders To Call Them About Whistleblower Reward Programs


(PRWEB) July 23, 2013

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging a whistleblower with significant proof any type of contractor providing services to federal government that is also involved in multi million over billing, or fraud to call them about what could be extremely lucrative whistleblower rewards, provided the over billing, or fraud is in the millions of dollars. The types of contractors could be defense contractors, shipyards, transportation contractors, maritime contractors, environmental super fund clean up contractors in places like Hanford, Washington, federal highway contractors, low income housing contractors, Internet universities, food service contractors, food procurement contractors, security contractors, high tech contractors providing computer programing services to federal agencies, school lunch program contractors, wind, or solar power contractors, or banks, or mortgage servicing companies defrauding the federal government on FHA, or VA mortgages. The Corporate Whistle Blower Center says, "We know there are thousands, if not tens of thousands of US citizens, who possess the full set of party pictures on their employer defrauding, and or over billing the federal government, and aside from being the patriotic thing to do, stepping forward could produce a substantial whistleblower reward, provided the wrongdoing is in the millions of dollars, and the proof is well documented, and is is very easy to prove." http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com

Simple rules for a whistleblower from the Corporate Whistleblower Center:

Do not go to the government first, if you are a major whistleblower. The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, "Major whistleblowers frequently go to the federal government thinking they will help. Its a huge mistake. Frequently government officials could care less, or they are incompetent."
Do not go to the news media with your whistleblower information. Public revelation of a whistleblower's information could destroy any prospect for a reward.
Do not try to force a government contractor, or corporation to come clean to the government about their wrongdoing. The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, "Fraud is so rampant among federal contractors, that any suggestion of exposure might result in an instant job termination, or harassment of the whistleblower. We say, come to us first, tell us what type of information you have, and if we think its sufficient, we will help find the right law firms, to assist in advancing your information."

The Corporate Whistleblower Center wants to emphasize there are high quality whistleblowers in every state including California, New York, Florida, Texas, Massachusetts, Maryland, Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, Missouri, Michigan, Iowa, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and Alaska. Any type of insider, or employee, who possesses significant proof of their employer, or a government contractor fleecing the federal government is encouraged to contact to Corporate Whistleblower Center anytime at 866-714-6466, or they can contact the group via their web site at http://CorporateWhistleBlowerCenter.Com







9Aug/130

Over 60 Surveyed Psychic Source Astrologers Advise: Beware Mercury Retrograde, But Dont Panic!


Langhorne, PA (PRWEB) June 27, 2013

Computer breakdowns. Travel mishaps. Communication failures. According to a recent survey of over 60 astrology experts at Psychic Source, the most respected psychic service since 1989, these are some of the difficulties we might expect during Mercury Retrograde, an astrological event taking place June 26th to July 20th.

What exactly is Mercury Retrograde? According to psychic Lally, its when the planet Mercury appears to be travelling backwards through the zodiac. This is only an illusion, she adds, but it can have real effects on our lives.

Summarizing some of the potential negative impact of Mercury Retrograde, astrologer Dale elaborates: In my experience, it brings confusion, missed dates, missing papers, and mechanical problems. People tend to not hear what was really said and become confused. Items get misplaced or completely lost. Activities start late and plans generally go haywire. Or, as psychic Luna puts it, Murphys Law is in full bloom.

So should we just shut down and hide for a few weeks until Mercury gets back to more normal planetary behavior? No, says psychic Joseph, who adds, This is not a time to start anything new, but its a great time to finish projects that are already started. Its also a good time for rest.

It can be frustrating and cause delays at times, agrees psychic Libby, but really, this is a reset button from the universe to slow us down and make sure we go back to take care of anything that wasnt handled appropriately.

Many of the surveyed psychics note that Mercury Retrograde isnt all bad. Its really not the end of the world as most people think: OMG Mercurys in Retrograde! Life will suck! emphasizes psychic Seanna. People get panicked about it for nothing.

Sound confusing? Thats the influence of Mercury Retrograde for you. But seriously, as psychic AnaMarie says, the effects of this astrological event depend on the placement of Mercury in the individuals natal and other charts.

This is a good time to consult your astrologer for guidance! concludes psychic Betty. Just make sure you listen carefully, communicate clearly, and as psychic Todd advises, Take advantage of this as a learning opportunity.

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About Psychic Source:

Founded in 1989, Psychic Source is the nation's oldest and most respected psychic service. Psychic Source's advisors are experts in astrology, horoscopes, numerology, tarot cards, clairvoyant readings, and many other psychic disciplines. Psychic Source believes in its community of authentic Psychics and stands behind the authentic psychic readings they deliver to clients. Visit them online at http://www.psychicsource.com.

For more information, contact:

Maryanne Fiedler, Marketing Director

maryanne(at)psychicsource(dot)com

215-953-8568







4Jul/130

South Florida-based AppsBar Reaches New Milestone With Over 400,000 Users Creating Professional Quality Mobile Applications


Deerfield Beach, FL (PRWEB) May 03, 2013

AppsBar has recently reached yet another milestone having surpassed 400,000 users to make the company the #1 app builder in the world.

The free app making wizard designed by AppsBar has changed the way apps are developed, making it easy for virtually anyone to create a mobile application. They have taken ordinary people from all over the world, some with technical knowledge and some without, and showed them how to build their own app.

Scott Hirsch, Founder and President of AppsBar, says the mobile app revolution should not be confined to large corporations.

Billions of downloads are happening right now, said Hirsch. Why should only large companies be able to participate in this tech media phenomenon? Millions of people every day go to iTunes, Google Play, and other sites to search for apps. Why should small businesses or individuals be excluded from this customer base?

On April 27, 2011 Hirsch launched AppsBar, a platform that allows people to build their own app for free without programming or technical experience. The intuitive step-by-step wizard makes it as easy to create an app as it is to create a Facebook page. AppsBar users also have the benefit of a full-time App Coach to help with the process.

AppsBar is unique in that it helps you create an app for any device or platform, including the iPhone, Android, and tablets. Users dont have to choose one device and be limited to only that device. More importantly, the apps being created are actually being launched and used. Since April 2011, there have been 20 million app launches using AppsBar.

AppsBar has established its own free app market called AppCatch.com, which includes all apps built within AppsBar, as well as others. AppCatch allows users to download any app from any device or tablet for free, with no restrictions. AppsBar also allows any app developer to upload their app for free, and to be part of a booming apps market.

The range of users for AppsBar goes across the demographic spectrum from political parties, civil rights organizations, celebrities such as Don King, teachers, professors, and law firms, to churches and synagogues, non-profits and charities, restaurants, little leagues, travel agencies, accountants, bands and musicians, and more.

We need to democratize the app world and level the playing field, said Hirsch. We need to allow people with an entrepreneurial spirit to build an app for their business, without program or technical experience. The demand for apps is growing and they have only scratched the surface. Over one million new smartphones are being sold every day. The market is limitless.

Launched in 2011, Appsbar opens up the mobile marketing category for small and medium-size businesses, artists and musicians, and individuals who want to create in that space. Appsbar has done this by removing the two largest barriers; cost and programming expertise. Appsbar is doing for mobile apps what companies like Intuit and Blogger have done for novices looking to publish websites and blogs.

To create an app of your own with the free and easy-to-use app maker, go to appsbar.com. To view download other interesting new apps for free, visit appcatch.com.

For more information or to schedule an interview, media should contact Robert Weneck at (954) 683-1518.







4Jul/130

Over 590 Reasons To Go Green This Easter


New York, NY (PRWEB) March 21, 2013

Easter is one of the most sacred events for Christians which marks the resurrection of Christ. It is believed by some that the name Easter is derived from the word Eostre, the Goddess of spring and fertility. On the occasion of Easter 2013, 123Greetings.com offers to do its part in helping to sustain and revive Mother Nature by giving people more reasons and options to go the e-card way.

From the legendary Easter bunnies delivering colourful Easter eggs, baskets of Easter candies, flowers that symbolize the bountiful nature of spring to the graphical representation of Christs resurrection, 123Greetings.com has over 590 different expressions under 15 different categories to help users send the right expression for just about anyone this Easter.

Last year over 850k Easter expressions were shared by users from 123greetings.com. This year the figure is expected to be surpassed by the end of Easter Sunday.

Arvind Kajaria, Founder of 123Greetings.com, says Easter, in a way, symbolically represents what we at 123Greetings.com strive to achieve through our endeavors a greener and richly abundant Mother Earth. We are confident that together with the support of our 95 million visitors and 23,000-strong artist community, we shall succeed in contributing towards a greener planet.

About 123Greetings.com:

123Greetings.com is the world's leading online destination for human expressions reaching over 95 million visitors annually. Drawing from its tag line "Free Greetings for the Planet" the service exemplifies the notion that the best things are free in our planet and so should wishes, greetings and personal expressions be. Its offering of over 37,500 greeting cards covers a mix of 3,000 seasonal & everyday categories.

For details visit http://www.123greetings.com







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