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LACONIA CAPITAL

Laconia Capital Group L.P. Announces Late Seed-Stage B2B Venture Capital Fund

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Laconia Capital Group L.P. announces the launch of a new Business-to-Business Venture Capital Fund. The newly capitalized fund utilizes an investment approach described as ‘Inflection Capital Investing,’ through which Laconia will invest in late seed-stage companies that have reached an inflection point in their business development that strongly […]

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Robin L. Greenwald of Weitz & Luxenberg Named to Lead Role in Volkswagen Litigation

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Robin L. Greenwald, a former senior attorney within the U.S. Department of Justice and now head of the Weitz and Luxenberg Environmental, Toxic Tort and Consumer Protection litigation unit, has been appointed to an important leadership role in the multidistrict federal court litigation currently advancing against Volkswagen, Weitz […]

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Weitz & Luxenberg Helping Hoosick NY Victims of PFOA Contaminated Groundwater

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Weitz & Luxenberg is investigating bringing a lawsuit against one or more companies believed responsible for certain cancers and other illnesses affecting residents of Hoosick, New York, where the residents have unwittingly been drinking water contaminated with PFOA (perfluorooctanoic acid), the nationally known personal injury and mass tort […]

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Best New Years Eve

Best New Years 2015/16: New York City Event Planner EMRG Offers Amazing New Year’s Eve Party Fun

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — New York City is one of the most exciting places to ring in the New Year and BestNewYears.com wants to ensure people get the most bang for their buck. ‘This year, we are encouraging people to buy early and save big,’ Jessica Stewart, vice president, marketing for EMRG […]

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THINTRI

Study from Thintri for 2016 Highlights New Competition in Wear Coatings

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Thintri, Inc. announces a new market study that projects significant opportunities for new technologies in wear coatings. The report, ‘Wear Coatings: Hard Chrome and Its Alternatives, 2016,’ highlights the movement from traditional hard chrome and even common chrome replacements like thermal spray to an array of new technologies […]

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Weitz & Luxenberg Adds Serious Urinary Tract Infections to SGLT2 Inhibitor Injuries Probe

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., today announced that the firm has expanded the scope of its investigation into SGLT2 inhibitor drug injuries. SGLT2 inhibitor drugs include Invokana and others listed below. This move will allow the nationally known mass tort law and personal injury firm to focus on cases […]

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Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors

Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors releases publication on alternative investments

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors has released a white paper discussing the role of alternative investments in a diversified portfolio. Many investors today are looking for new sources of diversification and uncorrelated sources of return. As a result, alternative investments have experienced significant growth, particularly among high-net-worth investors.

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GMATE Android

FDA approves new Android for Gmate SMART diabetes monitoring system

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Philosys, Inc., the maker of Gmate(R) products, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved clearance for the Gmate SMART Blood Glucose Monitoring System and App for Android(TM). The Gmate SMART is a small, portable blood glucose meter that plugs into the headphone jack […]

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First Financial

First Standard Financial Company Expands in NY with Addition of Chief Market Economist, Peter I. Cardillo

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — First Standard Financial Company (‘FSF’), a full service Broker Dealer offering client-centric retail brokerage and advisory services to its clients worldwide, announced today that it has hired renowned economist and frequent television business news contributor Peter I. Cardillo as the Firm’s Chief Market Economist.

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PopMarker

Cute Kittens Lose Out When It Comes to Programmatic Online Ad Sales

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Photos of kittens are cute, but clothing and food are where it’s at when it comes to online advertising. PopMarker Inc., creators of the advertising industry’s most advanced platform for programmatic and in-image advertising, found that fashion and food are the most likely to lead to views, which […]

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Against All Odds: Celebrating Black Women in Medicine

Crystal Emery is launching new campaign and initiative, Changing The Face of Medicine – Debut Event 12.1.15 in NYC

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Award-winning documentary producer and author Crystal Emery is launching a new campaign and initiative called ‘Changing the Face of Medicine.’ Its inaugural event will feature a book signing of her biographical photo essay entitled ‘Against All Odds: Celebrating Black Women in Medicine,’ which will be held on Tuesday, […]

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Weitz & Luxenberg Wins MDL Designation for Claims Against Johnson and Johnson Power Morcellators

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Nationally known personal injury and mass tort law firm Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., today announced that one of its lead attorneys, Paul J. Pennock, successfully argued to a federal court judicial panel to consolidate into a single multidistrict litigation dozens of lawsuits claiming injuries from use of power […]

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Alec Monopoly Brings his Street Game

Alec Monopoly Brings his Street Game to NYC with exclusive paintings and sculptures for sale

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Alec Monopoly is at Guy Hepner in NYC and he’s bringing the streets with him. Who is Alec Monopoly? While his true identity remains a mystery, chances you’ve been to Los Angeles, New York, Miami or London, you’ve probably driven past the Monopoly artist’s graffiti murals featuring widely-known, […]

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Honoring Women Lawyers Benefits Clients Most, Says Attorney Gaffney

CHERRY HILL, N.J. /New York Netwire/ — Philadelphia-area attorney Mary Gaffney, of Weitz and Luxenberg, believes the conferring of honors on high-achieving women lawyers is good for their career prospects. However, she believes it is even better for individuals in need of legal assistance as it helps them make smarter choices about who should represent […]

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Blue Hill Troupe

The Blue Hill Troupe Launches 92nd Season to Benefit Children’s Cancer and Blood Foundation

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — The Blue Hill Troupe, the only musical theater group in New York City to donate its net proceeds to charity, announces its 92nd season with ‘A Little Night Music,’ Nov. 13-21, 2015 at The Theatre at St. Jean’s and Gilbert and Sullivan’s ‘Iolanthe, or the Peer and the […]

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Pit Stop - Nothing to be Afraid

The Pit Stop Players present ‘Nothing To Be Afraid Of’ for launch of their Sixth Season

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — No boos here! The Pit Stop Players, an instrumental chamber ensemble composed of veteran Broadway pit musicians, launch their sixth season with a concert of Halloween-themed music at Christ and Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 120 West 69th Street, on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.

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Alexandra Wilkis Wilson

Alexandra Wilkis Wilson of Gilt and GLAMSQUAD to be Keynote Speaker at New York City’s Event Planner Expo

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — The annual Event Planner Expo, brought to you by EMRG Media, announced that Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, co-founder Gilt, and CEO GLAMSQUAD, will be its keynote speaker this year. This premier event planner event will take place in New York City at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street, […]

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Bad News VWs: Weitz & Luxenberg to Target Volkswagen Over ‘Defeat Device’ Emissions Recall

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Owners of recalled Volkswagen (VW) diesel passenger cars sold with emissions controls designed to cheat during smog tests may be entitled to compensation from the automaker, the nationally known personal injury law firm Weitz and Luxenberg said today.

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GMATE SMART

Gmate SMART App mobile diabetes monitoring system launches in all Kmart pharmacies

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Philosys, Inc. announces that all Kmart pharmacies nationwide are now offering the Gmate(R) SMART Blood Glucose Monitoring System, the latest in mHealth technology for diabetes management. Gmate SMART is available in all Kmart pharmacies as of September 2015. The Gmate SMART meter and App deliver fast and accurate […]

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Sherow Management

NY Shareholder Issues Letter to KCLI Board, Believes Proposed ‘Go-Private’ Transaction Structured Unfairly

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — On September 9, 2015, Sherow Management, LLC, an outside shareholder, sent a letter addressed to the Kansas City Life Insurance Co (NASDAQ:KCLI) Board Chairman in response to the Company’s proposed ‘Go-Private’ Transaction. Sherow believes the deal is unfair to outside shareholders and should be amended. Excerpts from the […]

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Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors

Klingenstein, Fields & Co., LLC Rebrands as Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Klingenstein, Fields and Co., L.L.C. today is now operating as ‘Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors’ as part of a recent rebranding initiative. The new brand highlights the firm’s integrated approach in providing comprehensive wealth management services to a broad range of high-net-worth clients.

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Weitz & Luxenberg are Investigating Injuries Caused by Recalled Cook Medical Beacon Tip Angiographic Catheters

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Weitz & Luxenberg, P.C. has launched an investigation into injuries sustained by patients when catheters used during cardiac angiogram procedures to inject contrast dye into blood vessels malfunctioned by either splitting or separating, the firm announced.

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Pick Up Girls SmartWatch

Pick Up Girls SmartWatch Can Help Lonely Guys Meet More Girls

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Listen to your favorite music and subliminally train your mind to become good at ‘picking up’ beautiful girls. Amazing Results introduces the first subliminal programming and hypnosis smart watch, now available on Indiegogo. The patent-pending Pick Up Girls SmartWatch includes 32GB of memory so you can download and […]

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Weitz & Luxenberg Probes Data Breach at Indiana’s Medical Informatics Engineering

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Weitz and Luxenberg today initiated an investigation into the harm suffered by patients whose private health and financial records were hacked during a recent data breach in Indiana, the law firm announced. Records of approximately 4 million patients found their way into criminal hands.

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Eye tracking

Eye Tracking Tech to Create Extraordinary Market Opportunities in Medicine, Market Research, Automotive and More

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Thintri, Inc. has announced a new market study that predicts explosive growth in markets for eye tracking. According to the report, ‘Market Opportunities in Eye Tracking, 2015,’ eye tracking is penetrating markets as diverse as market and advertising research, medical and even psychiatric diagnosis, website and online content […]

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New York Lawfirm

Injuries to North Shore L.I. Patients from Data Breach Investigated by Weitz and Luxenberg

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Personal records and insurance information on 18,000 North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System patients were compromised by a data breach that occurred last year in Texas but went undisclosed for many months, and now Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. is considering filing negligence, economic injury and failure-to-warn claims against […]

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personal injury lawfirm

Weitz & Luxenberg is Told 95 percent of Eligible Stryker Hip Patients Now Enrolled in Settlement Program

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Nationally prominent personal injury law firm Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., today said that 95 percent of registered eligible patients are now enrolled in the Stryker modular hip settlement program. This program has been established to ensure that each injured patient will receive a share of more than $1 […]

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EaseUS Todo PCTrans

EaseUS Now Provides Solutions for Windows 10 Upgrade

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — EaseUS Software has incessantly researched and developed top data backup and recovery software which cater to Windows 10 upgrade solutions. It’s known that the launch of Windows 10 is expected to realize a single OS for every possible demand. Despite that, it’s difficult to figure out how smooth […]

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consumer protection law

Hospital Data Breach Affects Thousands of Patients in New York and New Jersey

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. is investigating another privacy breach in 2015 that has resulted in the theft of patients’ personal information at several hospitals in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. These hospitals all used the billing services of Medical Management LLC, based in North Carolina, announced the […]

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Still Believe CD

Soulful Songbird Cheryl ‘Pepsii’ Riley Still Believes with New Music Release

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — When Cheryl ‘Pepsii’ Riley sings, every ear in the room listens. With her new music project, “Still Believe,” on her independent label, SodaFace Records, Riley has delivered a true showstopper. ‘Still Believe’ is a faith filled, heart drenched conviction of love persevered and Riley delivers sweet dominion with […]

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EaseUS Todo Backup 8.3 Gives Premium Data Backup Performance for Windows 8 and 10

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — As a worldwide leading data backup and recovery software company, EaseUS Software recently declared that the new release of EaseUS Todo Backup 8.3 will get close to a perfect data backup software through optimizing multi-language translation, reducing data storage requirements and satisfying different users’ demands.

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help returning veterans

Nonprofit DROP 22 CHALLENGE org launches Veteran Treatment and Suicide Prevention Drive

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Government statistics have revealed a problem of epidemic proportion among our returning Military: a suicide rate of 22 Veterans a day. The cause of the problem is often Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and/or Traumatic Brain Injury, according to the non-profit Drop 22 Challenge organization.

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Lumber Liquidators’ Laminate Flooring Installers Urged to Contact NY Lawfirm Weitz & Luxenberg

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Lumber Liquidators’ (NYSE:LL) Chinese-made laminate flooring has dangerously high levels of formaldehyde, a toxin so harmful that Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C. filed a class action lawsuit in March against the company on behalf of consumers who installed this highly toxic flooring in their homes.

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James Bilsborrow

Weitz and Luxenberg’s Bilsborrow Will Attend AAJ Leadership Academy

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Attorney James Bilsborrow, of New York-based Weitz and Luxenberg P.C., is one of a dozen lawyers from around the nation chosen to participate this year in an American Association for Justice (AAJ) training academy to develop promising new leaders of the legal profession, the law firm today announced.

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NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- EaseUS Software, a leading storage management solution provider, today announced the new update of its partition management software - EaseUS Partition Master 10.5 - to provide solution to convert MBR to GPT disk. This update covers all the editions including free and paid version.

New EaseUS Partition Master 10.5 able to convert MBR disk to GPT disk or convert GPT disk to MBR

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — EaseUS Software, a leading storage management solution provider, today announced the new update of its partition management software – EaseUS Partition Master 10.5 – to provide solution to convert MBR to GPT disk. This update covers all the editions including free and paid version.

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NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- The Pit Stop Players, a chamber ensemble comprised of veteran Broadway pit musicians, will present 'Revelations,' a concert of apocalyptic music on May 4, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in New York City. The program features the world premiere of the specially commissioned 'Revelation Suite,' with movements by Joshua Green, Joshua Schmidt, and Joshua Rosenblum, the group's founder and music director.

Revelations: NYC hosts Apocalyptic Music for the 21st Century performed by The Pit Stop Players

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — The Pit Stop Players, a chamber ensemble comprised of veteran Broadway pit musicians, will present ‘Revelations,’ a concert of apocalyptic music on May 4, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in New York City. The program features the world premiere of the specially commissioned ‘Revelation Suite,’ with movements by Joshua […]

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NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- EaseUS Software, a leading data recovery solutions provider, today announces the release of EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard 8.8 - the newly upgraded data hard drive data recovery software. EaseUS Software always focuses on enhancing users' real feelings and experiences while performing data recovery. This upgrade improves the software algorithm and increases search speed by 50 percent.

Updated EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard 8.8 with Increases Search Speed by 50-percent

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — EaseUS Software, a leading data recovery solutions provider, today announces the release of EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard 8.8 – the newly upgraded data hard drive data recovery software. EaseUS Software always focuses on enhancing users’ real feelings and experiences while performing data recovery. This upgrade improves the software […]

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NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- A recent voluntary recall of Zimmer Persona Knee Trabecular Metal Tibial Plates, which the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) subsequently categorized as a Class II recall, has led Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., to begin accepting cases involving Zimmer Persona Knee replacement injuries, the New York law firm today announced.

Defective Drugs and Devices: Weitz and Luxenberg Accepting Zimmer Persona Knee Replacement Cases

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — A recent voluntary recall of Zimmer Persona Knee Trabecular Metal Tibial Plates, which the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) subsequently categorized as a Class II recall, has led Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., to begin accepting cases involving Zimmer Persona Knee replacement injuries, the New York law firm […]

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NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- To celebrate its launch, New York's Fine Diners Over 40(TM) is waiving its annual membership fee. Fine Diners Over 40 is about food as art, as cultural adventure, as scientific experiment, and best of all-food as an opportunity to take pleasure in the company of others.

New Fine Dining Club Gathers the Over-40 Crowd for New York Food Adventures

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — To celebrate its launch, New York’s Fine Diners Over 40(TM) is waiving its annual membership fee. Fine Diners Over 40 is about food as art, as cultural adventure, as scientific experiment, and best of all-food as an opportunity to take pleasure in the company of others.

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