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Weitz & Luxenberg Files Class Action Against Lenovo for Superfish Malware

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — New York-based Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. today announced the filing of a class action lawsuit against Lenovo and Superfish for a recent case of laptop security failings. The suit was filed in response to the growing concern over computer manufacturer Lenovo’s inclusion of Superfish ‘malware’ on laptops purchased after Sept. 1, 2014.

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Market investigations by Thintri, Inc. reveal significant new opportunities in several emerging technologies

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — A series of Market Alerts by Thintri, Inc. has revealed significant new opportunities in several emerging technologies. These studies have uncovered three technologies that are projected to undergo dramatic market growth through the decade, moving rapidly from very modest, or even non-existent, markets to billion-dollar levels within the next five to 10 years.

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New York Lawfirm Weitz & Luxenberg to probe Lenovo Laptop Superfish Malware Damage Claims

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — 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.

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Ellen Relkin of Weitz & Luxenberg, P.C. Appointed to Xarelto MDL Leadership Team

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Ellen Relkin, of counsel attorney with Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., has been named to the plaintiffs’ steering committee created by judicial order to facilitate lawsuits against the makers of the anticoagulant drug Xarelto, the personal injury and mass tort law firm today announced.

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EaseUS Software Introduces Seamless System Upgrade Solutions for Microsoft Windows 10

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — EaseUS Software, a global leader for data backup and recovery, storage management and data migration, today announces all their products completely support the new Windows 10, including Todo Backup, Partition Master and Data Recovery Wizard. And EaseUS also launches a special offer for the customers who want to upgrade to Windows 10.

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Can a Sexy Blonde Beauty Heal Broken Hearts in Time for Valentine’s Day?

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — For broken hearts, Valentine’s Day can be a difficult day for many. Enter actress-turned-designer Nicole Brier, who has created a Venus Heart Palm Bracelet to rekindle romance with that special someone. Available from Louise Manna Inc. Jewelry, the purpose of this special design is to ‘bring the energy of love back into your life.’

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Antioch: Exciting New Play Opens Off Broadway in NYC

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — 13th St. Repertory Company, 50 W. 13th St. near 6th Ave., announces ‘Antioch’ a new play by a new playwright, Jack McKeane, opening on February 18, 2015. Expert stage fighting punctuates this debate about love, war and the role of God in the fight for a good life. Directed by Cheryl King, Stage Left, N.Y. and produced by Cynthia Keane.

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Windows System Upgrade Tool Bundle 2015 from EaseUS Software helps migration from Windows 7 to Later Versions

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — EaseUS Software, a global leader for the solution of data backup, storage management and data migration, provides a complete system upgrade and PC replacement solution for all Windows users. A reliable PC migration, data backup and disk management tool developed by EaseUS will help users upgrade system and replace PC in the most convenient way.

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JMT Consulting Group Offers ACCELERATE grants to Charities to help Purchase Abila Accounting Software

PATTERSON, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — JMT Consulting Group, a premier provider of technology and services to the nonprofit sector, announces the availability of ACCELERATE grants towards the purchase of Abila MIP Fund Accounting software. JMT Consulting will also offer matching grant awards. These grants will award the equivalent of 50 percent of the purchase price of Abila MIP Fund Accounting system up to $10,000.

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EaseUS launches enhanced edition for 2015 of its Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Right after the long Christmas vacation, EaseUS Software takes immediate action to upgrade its data security protecting level and promotes its free data recovery software – EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition – into an advanced version so as to better serve countless users by helping them solve complex data cases.

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New York private equity firm AMA Acquisitions offers to buy companies in as little as 90 days

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — AMA Acquisitions is a private equity firm in New York State that has a credit facility in place to make acquisitions of companies in manufacturing, distributing and other major industries through debt and equity financing. AMA Acquisitions President Zack Ali says you can sell your company in 90 days.

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NRF 2015: TimeForge exhibits comprehensive retail labor management platform with business intelligence

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — TimeForge is presenting its vision for a comprehensive retail labor management platform, which will be showcased at the National Retail Federation (NRF) 2015 trade show. The TimeForge product line highlights a range of innovative solutions suited for every retail environment, from the retail store front to the back of a restaurant kitchen.

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Colgate Women’s Games track and field series: Meet Nine Year-Old Sprinter Who May be Nation’s Fastest 3rd-Grader

BROOKLYN, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — If you missed who was likely the nation’s fastest eight year-old this time last year, no worries, she’s just broken her own record on her ninth birthday. With four decades of top talent in the Colgate Women’s Games track and field series to beat, Avery Lewis of Chester, Pa. is arguably the fastest third grader in the United States.

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develLAB Electronics Named a 2015 CES Innovation Awards Honoree for xeroLAN Network Switch

LAS VEGAS, Nev. /New York Netwire/ — CES 2015: develLAB Electronics Inc. today announced that it has been named a 2015 CES Innovation Awards Honoree for its xeroLAN(TM) xl450D-4S2H 4 port network switch. Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, independent engineers and members of the trade media to honor outstanding design and engineering.

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EaseUS Todo Backup 8.0 adopts a new backup technology to accelerate backup/restore speed and adds files exclusion function

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — EaseUS Software, an international leader in Windows OS data backup and protection, today announces the release of EaseUS Todo Backup 8.0, a complete data backup and recovery solution with faster speed and ‘files exclusion’ function.

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EaseUS iOS data recovery software updated to version 5.0, added support of recovering data from iCloud

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — EaseUS Software, a global leading data backup, data recovery and storage management solutions provider, today released its newly-updated iOS data recovery software, EaseUS MobiSaver 5.0. The latest iPhone data recovery program comes with a series of new features. The most highlighted feature is that it offers users a new data recovery option: recover data from iCloud, and better support for iOS 8 devices.

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WinXDVD Software today unlocks 2014 Cyber Monday deals featuring the giveaway of WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe through Dec. 4

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — WinXDVD Software, a multimedia development group, part of Digiarty Software, Inc., today offers 2014 Cyber Monday deals featuring the giveaway of WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe v5.2.2 through Dec. 4. The promotion is accompanied by a 75 percent off WinX Black Friday Gift Pack, and a lowest priced but fully licensed DVD video converter bundle that includes also a well-known DVD ripper, which was offered at a just-concluded round.

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‘The Pumpkin Pie Spice Cookbook’ released by super-foods author Stephanie Pedersen

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Pumpkin pie spice captures the essence of comfort and hospitality with its distinctive, subtle aroma of cloves, ginger, cinnamon and allspice. Now, thanks to super-foods author Stephanie Pedersen, the spice blend’s captivating flavor is no longer limited to the traditional Thanksgiving table and the pumpkin pie.

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EaseUS Software announces Partition Master 10.2

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — EaseUS, one of the top disk management software developers, today announced the release of EaseUS Partition Master 10.2. The latest version improves the WinPE creation process, no longer requires to download the components from the internet during the entire progress. EaseUS Partition Master 10.2 directly grasps ISO/system files to create WinPE bootable disk or Linux bootable disk. In the aspect, the new version improves the efficiency and shortens user operation time.

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CORRECTION: Weitz & Luxenberg Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Chrysler

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — *CORRECTION* — Weitz and Luxenberg on Nov. 13 announced the filing of a class action lawsuit in federal court against Chrysler Group LLC. The nationally respected personal injury and mass tort law firm said it seeks to hold the Big Three automobile maker accountable for economic losses suffered by owners and passengers of Chrysler cars and trucks that stalled, caught fire or sustained other potentially life-endangering malfunctions due to a faulty onboard computer.

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Digiarty Software gives away WinX DVD Ripper Platinum for 2014 Black Friday

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Right before the 2014 holiday shopping frenzy, Digiarty Software trots out its Black Friday online giveaway starting with 100-percent off WinX DVD Ripper Platinum. The company revealed that this is the last chance to get the fast DVD backup software for free this year.

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Weitz & Luxenberg announces class action lawsuit in federal court against Chrysler

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Weitz and Luxenberg today announced the filing of a class action lawsuit in federal court against Chrysler. The nationally respected personal injury and mass tort law firm said it seeks to hold the Big Three automobile maker accountable for economic losses suffered by owners and passengers of Chrysler cars and trucks that stalled, caught fire or sustained other potentially life-endangering malfunctions due to a faulty onboard computer.

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New York’s B2C Jewels Provides High-Detail Photos of its Ideal-Cut Diamonds

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — New York-based B2C Jewels, carrying an online inventory of over 150,000 diamonds, announced today they are raising the consumer-confidence bar by providing advanced photos for their new ‘Perfection’ Ideal Cut diamonds. No other diamond retailer of their size provides such images for online diamonds. Where many sellers post only laboratory reports for diamonds offered, B2C Jewels is now photographing thousands of diamonds in their inventory, to the delight of shoppers.

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James Allen Collaborates with Sears, Roebuck and Co. for Luxury Retail Jewelry

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — James Allen, a leading engagement ring and certified loose diamond retailer, announced today that it is working with Sears, Roebuck and Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD), to provide an exclusive and innovative in-store shopping experience at 16 Sears locations throughout New York, Maryland and Puerto Rico.

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Job hunting? What to do if you’re unemployed or have age concerns

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Losing a job doesn’t need to be quite the challenge that it was in the past. And, the same is true for people who are concerned that their age will keep them from getting considered for jobs they could handle very well, says author Robert Gerberg, one of America’s foremost authorities on professional job hunting, in his new book.

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New York-based ProSem Direct Teaches People How to Properly Launch a Liquidation Business

HAMBURG, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Each year in the U.S., wholesalers and manufacturers generate nine billion dollars worth of excess inventory, says ProSem Direct, Inc. That’s a lot of product waiting to be cashed in on. A new website – ProSemDirect.com – shows people how. It gives them the resources they need to start a liquidation business through online tools and educational seminars provided by experienced industry experts within the wholesale and liquidation market.

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Weitz & Luxenberg, P.C., and Allied Firms Obtain Stryker Rejuvenate, ABGII Hip Implants Settlement – Could Top $1 Billion

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) has agreed to pay potentially more than $1 billion to settle claims from patients injured by the company’s Rejuvenate and ABGII modular hip implants, the nationally prominent personal-injury law firm of Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C. announced today.

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Cool your Android phone down and extend battery life intelligently with Coolphone 1.1 App

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — EaseUS Coolphone is designed for android mobile device users to fix phone overheating problems and save battery power. Based on its effective phone cooling function and clean UI design, Coolphone received ‘a hit’ response from the android market after its release in late September, 2014. Moreover, the ‘Smart Controller’ function for ultimate battery saving – a feature Coolphone first innovated – garnered great popularity for this free android app.

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New York Lawfirm Weitz and Luxenberg Readying Class-Action Lawsuit over Takata Exploding Airbags in Automobiles

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Reports of at least four deaths and nearly 150 injuries from exploding airbags that hurl jagged, razor-sharp pieces of shrapnel at drivers and passengers spurred leading national law firm Weitz & Luxenberg to today announce it is preparing for a class action suit against airbag manufacturer Takata Corp.

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Great new style resumes can be 10 to 20 times more effective, says Robert Gerberg, creator of the TAPIT Worldwide System

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Great new style resumes can be 10 to 20 times more effective, says Robert J. Gerberg, creator of the TAPIT Worldwide System and dozens of other books on job hunting. Gerberg has released entirely new guidelines for professionals and executives seeking from $60,000 to $300,000+, with his ‘Outstanding New Style Resumes and Letters – 2015 Edition.’

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New EaseUS Todo Backup 7.5 Supports Exchange Server 2013 Backup and Restore

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — EaseUS Todo Backup, one of the backup software brand leaders, announces the release of EaseUS Todo Backup 7.5. During the last 10 years, the professional yet simple-to-operate backup and recovery software has helped many users to backup the crucial data. The release newly adds Exchange Server 2013 backup technologies for Advanced server and Technician version, recovers mount/unmount feature, and improves the performance of browsing files.

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Rock Bottom Golf announces a new endorsement deal with pro golfer John Daly

ROCHESTER, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — TGIB Marketing, Inc., parent company to Rock Bottom Golf, today announced a new endorsement deal with pro golfer, John Daly. This is the company’s first big endorsement deal and they are very excited about where it will go. Daly is mostly known for his driving distance off the tee, earning him the nickname ‘Long John.’

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New for 2015: ‘Outstanding New Style Resumes and Letters’ by Robert James Gerberg

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — With record numbers of resumes in circulation, Robert Gerberg, creator of the TAPIT Worldwide System and author of ‘The Professional Job Changing System’ and dozens of other books on job hunting, has released entirely new guidelines for professionals and executives, in ‘Outstanding New Style Resumes and Letters – 2015 Edition.’

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An Easier Way to Change Jobs – 2015 Edition, by Robert Gerberg offers career advice for top level execs

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — In the 2014 job market, where 30 to 40 million resumes are being circulated all the time, Robert Gerberg, author of ‘The Professional Job Changing System’ and dozens of other books on job hunting, has released entirely new guidelines for professionals and execs seeking from $60K to $300K+, in his new book ‘An Easier Way to Change Jobs (2015 Edition).’

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Weitz & Luxenberg lawfirm named to ‘Elite Trial Lawyers’ List 2014

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Two keys that earlier this year led to a $9-billion courtroom victory by Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., against the maker of the diabetes drug Actos, were revealed Monday when National Law Journal named the New York City-based personal injury firm to its debut list of ‘America’s Elite Trial Lawyers.’

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Celebrity Event Planner Colin Cowie hosts 2014 N.Y. Event Planner Expo

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — The New York Event Planner Expo 2014, sponsored by EMRG Media, is proud to announce its celebrity host, Colin Cowie, in the upstairs VIP Lounge, for this year’s Expo at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street, on Oct. 8, 3-8 p.m. Mr. Cowie is a contributor to NBC’s The Today Show and a popular personality on HSN, as well as the party planner of choice for celebrities.

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Keeping Selfies Safe: EaseUS Todo Backup Provides More Secure Local Backup

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Keep your selfies safe! EaseUS Todo Backup is designed for backing up and protecting important data; EaseUS Todo Backup can realize local backup, and off-site backup. After the leak of celebrity sensitive information, enterprises have re-considered their backup solutions – cloud backup or local backup? The leak of explicit celebrity photos has implied online storage is at risk, and besides the concerns, the society and person need to pay more attention to data security protection.

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‘Tattoo Nation’ – NewFilmmakers New York one-time-only showing of indie feature doc October 6

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — The worldwide phenomenon of ink-on-flesh will be the subject of the NewFilmmakers New York screening of ‘Tattoo Nation’ on Monday, October 6, 2014 at 6 p.m. The indie feature film’s director, Eric Schwartz, will appear after the screening for a Q and A session.

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NY Lawfirm Weitz and Luxenberg Investigating Data Breaches of Insurance Industry

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — New York law firm, Weitz and Luxenberg today announced it has begun investigations of two major computer-hacking episodes threatening to produce a nationwide wave of identity thefts that could amount to dollar losses in the billions for U.S. consumers and banks.

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New Upgraded EaseUS Todo PCTrans v8.0 announced for Windows Server 2003 migrations

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — EaseUS Software, a leader in data backup, recovery and partition management technology, announces the release of EaseUS Todo PCTrans 8.0 – the latest version of an excellent data migration software. The latest version with the newly unique technology improves the migration functions, allows users to transfer files, software, setting to another PC.

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Most people are job hunting the old way, missing out on hundreds of opportunities, says author Robert Gerberg

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Robert Gerberg, author of ‘The Professional Job Changing System’ and dozens of other books on job hunting, has released entirely new guidelines for professionals and executives seeking from $60,000 to $300,000+ in his new book ‘An Easier Way to Change Jobs.’

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The Pension Inspector Adds Free Multi Year Tools to Track Plan Performance

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — National Retirement Programs, Inc., the sponsor of the Atprime Pension Inspector(TM) Suite, today announced free 5 year downloads of actual Plan Sponsor Filed Form 5500 plus Yearly Plan Alerts, Plan Provision Descriptions, and Participant Classification Rosters.

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Event Planner Expo NYC

EMRG Media Announces The Event Planner Expo 2014 in New York City

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — EMRG Media is proud to announce its annual Event Planner Expo for 2014 – a premier event planner event to take place in New York City at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 W 18th Street, on October 8 from 3 to 8 p.m. This year, the event will be hosted by Celebrity Event and Wedding Planner Colin Cowie.

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Robin Greenwald of Weitz and Luxenberg to serve as liaison counsel for General Motors (NYSE:GM) Recall Lawsuits

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — The multidistrict-litigation court currently overseeing more than 100 class actions and numerous personal injury lawsuits against General Motors (NYSE:GM) has appointed attorney Robin L. Greenwald of Weitz and Luxenberg in New York to serve as liaison counsel.

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New Tenorshare iPhone Care Pro is an advanced iOS system care toolbox

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Tenorshare today announced the new release of Tenorshare iPhone Care Pro. This new product is an advanced iOS system care toolbox to help users manage files, speed-up devices, back-up and restore data, fix iOS stuck issues, unlock password, and more. It aims to tweak iOS devices to enable top performance, thus it can better serve iPhone/iPad/iPod users.

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New version of EaseUS Todo Backup 7 features Smart Backup and Auto Update

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — EaseUS Software, the professional backup and recovery software provider, today announced the release of EaseUS Todo Backup 7.0. The new version has a big improvement in UI design, making it be more friendly and intuitive. The latest Todo Backup comes out with new functions like ‘Smart Backup,’ automatic update, multi-language support, and more.

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