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Comodos GeekBuddy Delivers PC Users Their Own Personal Geek to Resolve PC Problems Remotely

Jersey City, NJ (Vocus) October 7, 2010

Comodo, a leading Internet security organization, today announced the launch of GeekBuddy ™ - an online support service designed to give live, instant technical assistance to home PC users whenever they have problems with their computer.

The service allows anyone with a Windows based computer and a high-speed Internet connection to receive immediate help from a live Comodo ® security professional anytime of the day, seven days a week.

For an annual subscription, GeekBuddy software will proactively monitor your PC and alert you when there is a problem allowing you to then connect to a Comodo technician for quick resolution. From this point, the technician will securely work with the customer to help correct any performance or system problems to not only correct the immediate issue but to ensure the machine running in peak condition. Typical services include comprehensive malware diagnosis and removal, performance tune-ups, correction of system and driver errors, printer set up, e-mail set up, assistance with software installation and more.

“No other product on the market comes close to GeekBuddy,” said Melih Abbdulhayoglu, Comodo CEO and chief security architect. “This type of proactive, remote support has been available for years at large corporations with dedicated IT departments - but never before at the consumer level. Up until now, consumers would have to spend hours to find a solution, rely upon a trusted family member who is computer savvy or send their computer out for repair, or even worse yet, resort to buying a whole new computer... GeekBuddy changes this by empowering PC users to efficiently and effectively maintain their PC with a single click of a desktop icon.”

GeekBuddy customers can connect to Comodo technicians for help as many times as they want throughout the year – without incurring any additional charges. GeekBuddy also comes with bonus security and productivity software including Antivirus, Firewall, Registry Cleaner, Backup Utility and Uninstaller.

“Our expert support technicians are available round the clock 365 days a year helping users to ensure trouble free computing. In addition to being a great support tool GeekBuddy helps users avoid the loss of valuable files and photos and provides the security and maintenance tools necessary to do so,” said Robert Schaffer, Comodo managing director.

GeekBuddy Features and Functionality

    VIRUS DIAGNOSIS/REMOVAL: PC scan to check for viruses and spyware, then removes any viruses detected.
    PC TUNEUP: Full assessment to evaluate issues affecting computer’s performance, then fine tunes key areas and improves speed and stability.
    EMAIL SETUP: Set up of Internet-based email accounts—any provider, any account.
    SECURITY REVIEW: Activation of basic computer security settings to fix vulnerabilities and prevent loss of sensitive data and possible identity theft.
    PRINTER SETUP: Installation or update software and printer drivers and configure printers to work on a wireless or wired network.
    SOFTWARE INSTALLATION: Installation of software products and customized configuration for maximum security protection and efficiency.
    COMPUTER TROUBLESHOOTING: Checks basic hardware conflicts in Windows.
    POWER OPTIMIZATION: Green PC services for optimizing power management settings based on how the user users their computer. Go green and save money on electric bills.

Pricing and Availability

GeekBuddy and other Comodo products are available at the following retailers: OfficeMax®, Sam’s Club®, J&R™, Fry’s Electronics, and online at,® and®, and PcMall® for $ 49.95 for a one-year subscription. GeekBuddy is also available for a free 60-day trial from

System Requirements

Windows Vista®, Windows® 7, Windows® XP, 32-bit version or 64-bit version
High-Speed Internet Access, Internet Explorer Version 5.1 or higher
210 MB hard disk space
128 MB available RAM
CD ROM or DVD drive (if not installing via electronic download)

For more information about GeekBuddy go to:

About Comodo

Comodo is a leading brand in Internet security. With US Headquarters in New Jersey and global resources in UK, China, India, Ukraine, and Romania, Comodo provides businesses and consumers worldwide with security and trust services, including digital certificates, PCI scanning, desktop security, and remote PC support. Securing online transactions for over 200,000 businesses, and with more than 25 million desktop security software installations, including an award-winning firewall and antivirus software, Comodo is Creating Trust Online®.

Comodo products and services referenced are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Comodo and/or its affiliates. Other names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

For more information, reporters and analysts may contact:

Comodo -- Creating Trust Online®

Robin Carley

Corporate Communications and Public Relations

Email: robin.carley(at)comodo(dot)com

+1 (201) 963 0004 x4073



SunBridge StartUps LLP, to Invest in WHILL, Who Develops and Sells Next Generation Electrical Personal Mobility

(PRWEB) August 23, 2013

Global seed accelerator SunBridge Global Ventures Inc. (head office: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan; President & CEO: Ikuo Hiraishi; henceforth SunBridge GV), via SunBridge Startups LLP (head office: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan; Partner: Ikuo Hiraishi; henceforth SunBridge Startups) run by SunBridge GV affiliates, has invested in WHILL Inc. (head office: California, USA; CEO: Satoshi Sugie, henceforth WHILL) which is undertaking the development and sales of a next generation electrical personal mobility WHILL.

WHILL is a personal mobility which can be used on the sidewalk with both pleasing functionality and style. Not only can any ordinary people use it, people with mild disabliities or elderly people with difficulty walking can also ride it with ease and style allowing them to be mobile.

WHILL team members consist of young designers and engineers originating from major Japanese manufacturers which have supported the Japanese manufacturing industry such as Nissan/Sony/Olympus and they make use of the knowledge and the experinece gained there as well as attempting to realize new product development and manufacturing style which were hard to realize in the major manufacturers.

Amidst the "maker movement" in which anyone with an idea and a PC is able to make and sell products, by the move toward such as open source software, the changes in the parts production environment using 3D printers, and fabless manufacturing to outsource production to external cooperative companies, WHILL is quickly and effectively propelling development and production.

With this financing not only has the capital been achieved for propelling the operation further, but by receiving investments from high added value investors, we have been able to utilize their advice and network. The next generation personal mobility WHILL which can be used on the sidewalk is aimed at a world in which healthy people, of course, but also mildly disabled or elderly people for whom walking may be difficult can go outside in a pleasant and smart fashion (CEO: Satoshi Sugie).

WHILL is attempting to succeed in the electric wheelchair/senior car market which is estimated to become just short of 10 bilioon dollars in the world by 2020, and with this financing it will propel the development/production/sales of the mass production model of this first product. With mid-2014 as a target, they plan to sell 50 of them directly to the US market and after that they plan to expand into other countries including Japan sequentially. In this round, Itochu Technology Ventures, Inc., 500 Startups as well as WIngle Co., Ltd. have invested.

SunBridge Startups is a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) established through investment from SunBridge GV affiliates in June 2011. With three themes - Go Global, Global Cloud Platfom and Innovation Weekend Winner as its pillars, it discovers and develops global ventures originating in Japan.

[ About WHILL ]

Name of Company: WHILL, Inc .

Location: 120 Independence Dr., Suite 101, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA

Established: May 2012 (establishment of WHILL group)

Representative: CEO: Satoshi Sugie

[ About SunBridge Global Ventures ]

SunBridge Global Ventures supports young entrepreneurs following the three major trends of smartphones, social media and cloud computing by providing them know-how cultivated in the past 10 years under the name of SunBridge Global Venture Habitat. Startups invested in so far include, Macromill, OKWave, ITMedia and istyle.

Name of Company: SunBridge Global Ventures Inc.

Location: 1-5-5, Ebisu-Minami, Tokyo, Japan

Established: January 5th 2012

Capital: 52,640,000 YenPaid-in capital 52,640,000 Yen)



Equifax Advises Students Heading onto the Jobs Market Should Take Care Where They Share Their Personal Details

(PRWEB UK) 25 July 2013

The proliferation of social media has undoubtedly had an impact on how people look for jobs and probably nowhere more so than for students heading onto the jobs market for the first time. Data released earlier in the year* suggested that over the past two years, nearly two thirds of employers (59%) have increased the proportion of vacancies that they advertise on social media platforms such as Facebook and LinkedIn. This is good news for those looking for a new job, but leading ID fraud expert, Equifax, is urging job seekers to take care when posting CVs online and through social media sites.

Job seekers have become increasingly reliant on online recruitment sites to secure employment, explained Neil Munroe, External Affairs Director at Equifax. But people desperately trying to find a new job are also prime targets for fraudsters. Unfortunately, posting CVs online can increase the risk of falling victim to ID fraud and phishing emails.

Young people trying to get onto the jobs ladder could fall into the trap of placing more trust than they should in websites they find and post or provide an enormous amount of personal information online when they upload their CV. There are of course many job recruitment sites that are reputable and secure, but fraudsters are unscrupulous and will use any method to obtain personal information. We are therefore urging job hunters to look closely at the sites they are using to ensure they are legitimate and secure before providing any information.

The Metropolitan Police claims that it takes just 3 pieces of personal information to commit ID fraud. Equifax is, therefore, advising those looking for jobs to be cautious about what information they supply and ensure that they are not revealing too much. Equifax is also warning job seekers not to succumb to phishing emails they might receive asking for information in exchange for possible job interviews.

It is completely understandable that job hunters are going to want to get their CV out to as many potential employers as possible, concluded Neil Munroe. But they really must be careful how much personal information they give away.

To help protect job seekers from becoming victims of ID fraud when trying to find their dream job, Equifax has put together the following tips:


Dont give out all your personal information on your CV when posting it online or making it available to others you can always provide more information at a later date

Ensure that the company or individual that has got in contact with you is genuine by carrying out some background checks on them

Check that websites on which you upload personal details have security locks to reduce the risk of them being hacked into

Never send any bank account details until you are totally sure that the job you have been offered is genuine and can transfer money securely

Make sure you have virus protection on your computer, which is regularly updated and a Firewall

*experHR March 2013

About Equifax

Equifax is a global leader in consumer, commercial and workforce information solutions, providing businesses of all sizes and consumers with information they can trust. We organize and assimilate data on more than 500 million consumers and 81 million businesses worldwide, and use advanced analytics and proprietary technology to create and deliver customized insights that enrich both the performance of businesses and the lives of consumers.


Personal Stock Monitor Simplifies Tracking Stock Options

College Park, MD (PRWEB) February 24, 2010

To eliminate confusion caused by the varying stock options ticker formats, DTLink Software has created a "neutral" ticker symbol format, supported by their Personal Stock Monitor software, which greatly simplifies reading and writing options ticker symbols, and allows a single ticker format to work with multiple data providers. This was done in response to the recent industry transition to new option symbology, which was initiated by the Options Clearing Corporation, that allows each stock market data provider to create their own internal options ticker symbol format.

"Since many of our customers trade options, we wanted to create an option symbol format that was easier and more convenient for our customers to use than the cryptic internal ticker formats the data services were using.", said Anatoly Ivasyuk, CTO of DTLink Software. "So instead of something like MSQ100220P00030000, customers using Personal Stock Monitor can write MSQ Feb 20 2010 Put 30. The ticker symbol becomes an easy-to-read description of the option, instead of something you have to decipher."

The new options ticker symbol support is available immediately, in the current release of Personal Stock Monitor Gold software.

About Personal Stock Monitor GOLD

In contrast to strictly web based solutions, Personal Stock Monitor GOLD is a Windows(tm) desktop application used by investors world-wide to automatically monitor their stock market portfolios, freeing them to explore more trading ideas in less time. Light weight enough to run in the background, PSM can monitor a portfolio, track it's performance and alert the investor based on preset criteria. Built in trading allows the investor to act on events instantly. Personal Stock Monitor GOLD supports tracking stock market equities, options, mutual funds, ETFs and other securities all from the privacy of a dedicated desktop application. It features technical analysis charting, portfolio management calculations, reporting, an advanced alert system, scrolling ticker bar, integration with Microsoft Excel and a comprehensive scripting API for developing custom extensions.

Personal Stock Monitor GOLD works with all major version of the Windows(tm) desktop operating system including Win98 up through Windows 7, and requires a minimum of 512MB RAM, 50MB hard disk space, and an Internet connection.

Evaluation copies of Personal Stock Monitor GOLD are available for immediate download from:

For additional information, contact:

DTLink Software

9608 48th Ave.

College Park, MD 20740

Phone: +1 (301) 441-3103 x1

Fax: +1 (301) 614-2974

On the web:

Personal Stock Monitor is a trademark of DTLink Software, L.L.C.

CollabInvest is a service mark of DTLink Software, L.L.C.

Excel, Money and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation (MSFT).



Hallmark Makes It Simple to Make It Personal for Mom

Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) May 02, 2013

This Mothers Day, Hallmark introduces new cards and gifts that make it easier than ever to celebrate Mom in a personal and meaningful way.

We know from our research that moms want Mother's Day to be meaningful for them and for their families, said Dan Woodall, product manager at Hallmark. Personal touches within cards or gifts, such as a child's handprint or a photograph, help make Mom feel loved and appreciated.

With more than 1,300 Mother's Day cards and a wide variety of customizable gifts, Hallmark makes it simple to make it personal for Mom or Grandma.

2013 Mother's Day Cards & Gifts

Hallmark Signature Collection

This greeting card collection features 72 sophisticated, stylish designs with simple messages. Each card is handcrafted with beautiful papers, rich textures and sophisticated embellishments. Choose a design and sentiment that fits Mom's personality or current stage in life, like the "Mommys Own Sippy Cup" card featuring a tropical adult beverage and a detachable wine charm for Mom to keep. Available at Hallmark Gold Crown


CreditLoan’s Guide to Personal Loans

Apollo Beach, FL (PRWEB) April 10, 2013

by Jason Brick

The trouble with personal loans is that, though they can be a useful tool, not everybody offering one has your best interests at heart. You have to understand personal loans before you consider, let alone apply for, one. Loan resource has released an infographic that plainly describes the good, the bad and the ugly of this type of personal debt.

Here's what the graphic shows:

The Good

Applying for a personal loan can help you consolidate debt into easier payments, afford needed home repairs or replace an ailing car. When filling out the application, avoid common mistakes that can lead to rejection.

-Be clear and specific when filling in the subject line of the application.

-Avoid mentioning personal details that might indicate you're a poor risk such as needing the money to pay for mental health problems, or that your parents wouldn't cosign.

-Don't give information that reflects a bad financial situation, or that you'll continue bad spending habits after receiving the loan.

-Never say you're taking out a personal loan to make a down payment without providing a clear plan for how you'll pay the rest of the debt.

The Bad

Secured personal loans (usually using home equity as collateral) are a less expensive option for borrowers because they pose less risk to the lender. According to data reported on CreditLoan's graphic, the average family has tripled the amount they've borrowed against their homes over the past 13 years. However, the percentage of family debt represented by home-secured loans has remained stable. This means families are borrowing much more, and risking their homes to do it.

The Ugly

That risk, reports CreditLoan, has resulted in the rate of personal bankruptcies doubling over the past 10 years. With 43 percent of American families reporting that they spend more than they earn each year, that figure may riser even further as the economy continues to adjust.


CreditLoan has been a leading resource for consumer information regarding personal finance for nearly 15 years. Striving to publish only the most current, accurate and insightful information helps ensure the quality of our content.

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Forest Hills, NY Local Chapter Hosted Leah Chase, Personal Shopper and Coach

Garden City, NY (PRWEB) November 13, 2012

Members and guests of the NAPW Forest Hills, NY Local Chapter met for a professional networking meeting on October 24th at Biu Bella. While enjoying wonderful brick oven pizza, season salad, and a chicken platter, attendees embarked on a networking session. They then received expert tips from Leah Chase, Founder and President of Excelsior You, on how to transform themselves, and consequently, change the way they are seen by others.

Using her 20 years experience as a Personal Shopper and Coach, Leah expertly showed the women how they could create a look that is fashionable and comfortable by making simple yet significant wardrobe changes.

Leahs presentation was engaging and very positive. She made it clear that creating our own personal style is important because how we see ourselves is how we present ourselves to the world, said Forest Hills Chapter President Anjali Chugh.

Leah began her presentation by asking members and guests if they knew what their personal style is (some did, some did not) and suggested that the women identify their signature style and then get a little creative with it. She also noted that a persons signature style tends to change as she gets older.

Some notable fashion tips from Leah included:


Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Michigan Personal Injury Lawyers Launch Mobile Website For Accident Victims

Southfield, Michigan (PRWEB) December 14, 2012

Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. , Michigan personal injury lawyers go mobile with the recent launch of their website ( The launch of the mobile website marks a continuing upgrade to the law firms already current communication efforts in ensuring that accident and injury victims are able to access important legal information right at their fingertips.

The Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. mobile website is designed for enhanced compatibility on smartphones, tablets, and other electronic devices. The user-friendly site allows accident and injury victims to access information on the go to keep the pace of everyday life, while providing a trusted source for Michigan legal information anytime and anywhere.

From resource pages on car accident injuries and medical malpractice cases, to social media buttons for Facebook, Google+, and Twitter, the Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Michigan personal injury lawyer mobile website provides viewer-friendly access to every feature available on the practices main website, including:

About Top-Rated Michigan Personal Injury Lawyers at Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C.
Practice Areas, including car accidents, medical malpractice, dog bite injury, nursing home neglect cases, and more
Client Reviews
Current News and Free Legal Resources/Information on a victims rights
Contact information
And More

The launch of our mobile website was very important, as the number of smartphone and tablet users accessing the worldwide web continues to increase every day. By launching a mobile website, we have created an avenue for victims to receive quick access on legal rights and Michigan law, including what actions they should take once injured in an accident. Our role as a firm is not only to act as an attorney, but also provide legal knowledge and expertise to victims no matter where they may be, says Partner and Attorney, Daniel Buckfire. With our mobile site, injured individuals or families of individuals injured will now have the opportunity to contact myself or the firm immediately with the touch of a call button on their phone. At Buckfire & Buckfire, we hope the mobile site is just one way of developing a stronger relationship with our clients.

About Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C.

Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. handles all types of accident and injury cases, including auto accidents, motorcycle accidents, wrongful death cases, medical malpractice lawsuits, nursing home neglect cases, slip and fall cases, dog bite attack cases, and all other personal injury matters throughout the State of Michigan. Our best Michigan personal injury lawyers are known for their meticulous case preparation-an approach that results in major verdicts and settlements for their clients.

For more information on the personal injury law firm, please feel free to call the office, toll free at (800) 606-1717 or visit their website at on your computer or mobile phone.

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