State: New Jersey

State: New Jersey
New Jersey Business News, including Technology and Entertainment (U.S.)

NEWS: (TRENTON, N.J.) In perhaps one of the boldest moves in the recent history of marijuana activism, long time cannabis advocate and Trentonian newspaper columnist, Ed Forchion aka NJWeedman, and his lawyers, New Jersey attorneys Allan Marain, Esq. and John Vincent Saykanic, Esq., are challenging the state of New Jersey before the United States Supreme Court regarding pertinent issues pertaining to reefer, racial discrimination and religion.

NEWS: (NEPTUNE, N.J.) Move For Hunger, a national charity, today announced that it has again been selected to receive the annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant for 2016. The Grant, launched in 2000 by Neotrope(R) helps worthy causes raise visibility to media and public for the charity's good works.

NEWS: (NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J.) Capacity LLC, a trusted leader in order fulfillment, ecommerce, and electronic data interchange (EDI), has launched a brand new website. The site has been redesigned to make it easier to navigate and to help visitors quickly find the information they need to understand modern order fulfillment.

NEWS: The James Brown Family Foundation (JBFF) continued the legacy of the Legendary Godfather of Soul with charitable giving to The New Community Corporation's Harmony House, on Monday December 14, 2015. The children and families also received a visit from jolly Old Saint Nick and a special holiday performance from Josiah Borden and Brandon Williams.

NEWS: On Monday, Dec. 14, 2015, The James Brown Family Foundation (JBFF) will continue the legacy of the Legendary Godfather of Soul with charitable giving to The New Community Corporation's Harmony House. Deanna Brown Thomas, daughter of the Godfather and President of the James Brown Family Foundation, extends his charitable giving on Monday December 14, 2015 as she brings the James Brown Toy Giveaway to New Jersey!

NEWS: Bumpurr - a location based mobile dating app launching in 2016 - filed a Provisional Patent Application for its wearable offline GPS indicator technology in the USPTO on October 6, 2015. The Patent Pending technology will make Bumpurr(TM) the first to instantly connect members of an online mobile dating app to offline non-members.

NEWS: 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 them in a court fight.

NEWS: Over 100 million Christians are persecuted for their faith all over the world, making them one of the most persecuted religious groups on the planet, according to The Bridge Christian Radio. Iran is one of the top persecutors of Christians, and on Monday, September 28, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will address the United Nations, even as his government unlawfully holds and tortures Americans. In particular, for the past three years, Christian pastor Saeed Abedini has been imprisoned in Iran for his faith in Christ.

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Health Koncepts announces a new and exciting health and wellness program that was carefully designed to bring 'Complete Health and Wellness' to its participants and provide employers with an enhanced benefits portfolio. After intensive research by Health Koncepts CEO, Mr. Quincy Luzunaris, the 'Complete Health and Wellness' package was developed to combat the social ills that plague our nation.

OLD BRIDGE, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: It seems nearly everyone has a 'New Year's resolution,' but statistics indicate that less than a quarter of these resolutions are kept. Creating personal change takes effort, and support. The Y of Western Monmouth County invites the community to come in on January 10 to use their facilities in Freehold and Old Bridge for the day and see all the Y has to offer.

TRENTON, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Thomas S. Perrino, AIA, LEEDap, a principal at Spiezle Architectural Group, Inc., has been appointed to the new position of managing principal. Perrino will have operational oversight in expanding the firm's markets, geography, and client base. In conjunction with his new responsibilities, he will continue to support the higher education and corporate/commercial markets.

HACKENSACK, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Weitz and Luxenberg today announced that a global settlement program involving Stryker's Rejuvenate and ABGII modular hip implants was executed before and announced by Superior Court Judge Brian R. Martinotti in Bergen County, New Jersey. The settlement was finalized after four months of negotiations before retired United States Magistrate Judge Diane Welsh of JAMS in Philadelphia.

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Somerset Hills and Somerset Valley YMCAs are pleased to announce that effective January 1, 2015 both organizations will formally join together to form one YMCA association that will be known as the Somerset County YMCA. Since 2000, an increasing number of YMCAs across the country have seen great success through mergers as a proven and effective model that contributes to the sustainability of YMCAs.

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Our individual minds, though distinct and uniquely ours, may also join with others in a kind of mental symphony that now and then becomes audible against a prevailing background of static. That's a research conclusion reported by futurist Richard Samson, Director of EraNova Institute. The conclusion is based on 16 years of analysis by the Global Consciousness Project.

PRINCETON, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: At Gettysburg, Abraham Lincoln proclaimed that 'it is for us the living' to solve human problems if we are to achieve peaceful coexistence. The new book, 'It Is For Us The Living: Pandora And The Secretary General' (ISBN: 978-1478730507) by John F. Brinster, is a work of fiction which describes how the Secretary General of the New Third Millennium United Nations reorganized membership for successful planetary governance, spreading optimism and eliminating war.

PRINCETON, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: An informative new book, concerning the fate of Malaysia Flight MH370, together with comments on media treatment and the need for improved tracking has been published by Outskirts Press: 'The Landing At Aipotu: A Fantasy Account of Flight MH370' by John F. Brinster.

ROCKAWAY, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: On Saturday, May 24, 2014, hip hop inspired apparel and shoe retailer, Jimmy Jazz, will have its Grand Opening at the Rockaway Townsquare store in New Jersey. The specialty retailer promises a unique and exciting opening for its newest store.

PRINCETON, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Behind My Walls, a new service for the construction industry, provides home builders with a competitive edge and new home owners with peace of mind. It takes photos of what's behind each wall just prior to insulation. It's a simple concept with a multitude of benefits.

PALISADES PARK, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Chillbox Greek frozen yogurt chain of stores is expanding its presence outside Europe, with a strategic partnership with LYMEL HOLDINGS LLC that has acquired the exclusive master franchise for development across the USA. After a rapid expansion in the highly demanding European market, with recent store openings in Russia, Austria and Hungary, Chillbox is now present in over 73 locations in 11 countries.

PALISADES PARK, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: As fascination with Greek yogurt continues to sweep across America, Chillbox SA has recently announced it has earned exclusive franchising rights to open and operate Greek yogurt stores nationwide. With nearly 100 locations in 25 countries throughout Europe, and more than 200 stores currently in development, Chillbox is ready to bring its savory creations to the United States and expand its presence in the rapidly-growing market.

RED BANK, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The 2014 Spring Forward in Joy and Light Event with over 50 Vendors, Holistic Natural Energy Healers and Readers, will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 9, at the Red Bank Elks Lodge 40 W Front St, Red Bank, NJ 07701. Entrance fee $25 includes four free 15 minute healing/spiritual modalities, Shamanic Ceremonies, Drumming, Singing Bowls, Door Prizes, 50/50 Prize, Silent Auction and more.

LONGPORT, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Facebook's $16 Billion acquisition of startup WhatsApp is the latest example of how the mature voice market is being challenged by alternative communications mediums, says Insight Research. While the $500 billion US telecommunications service market will continue to grow over the next few years, Insight Research forecasts that voice revenues will decline at a 4.8 percent annual rate as consumers continue to 'cut cords' and businesses migrate to VoIP platforms.

TRENTON, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Franklyn Spiezle, the Founder of Spiezle Architectural Group, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 8, peacefully at the age of 89 on his 64th wedding anniversary. Born in Trenton, N.J. in 1924, Franklyn was a veteran of World War II serving in Europe at the rank of sergeant in the U.S. Air Corps. Upon returning to the U.S., he completed his degree in architecture at the University of Pennsylvania.

MONTCLAIR, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Lenscratch, a highly-regarded online publication and blog that explores contemporary photography, is now exhibiting the new and unique international collaboration work of Francisco Diaz, Deb Young and Agnes Courrault.

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: EraNova Institute today announced a Kickstarter crowd funding project, 'Smile, You're Living Longer!' When completed, it will be an eBook of Long-Term Health CareToons(TM) that clarify life-improving choices for today's longer-living seniors and working-age adults.

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Beyond Diversity Resource Center announces publication of a supplement to its book on racial dialogue in America, 'The Anti-Racist Cookbook.' The introduction to the supplement states, 'Today, people of color have less to fear from the overt actions of a Ku-Klux-Klan lynch mob than from the implicit bias of a gun-carrying member of a neighborhood watch.'

MANASQUAN, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Athletes and Business Alliance (ABA) is a newly-formed network which enables accomplished business professionals and pro athletes to build personal relationships and discuss success strategies in a symbiotic environment which includes one-on-one meetings and lunches, conferences, and personal appearances.

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: U.S. enterprises are expected to spend more than $49 billion over the next five years on Ethernet services provided by carriers, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation. 'Ethernet services in the small to mid-sized business market is the fastest growing segment of this market, while wireless backhaul still commands the top segment,' says Fran Caulfield, Director of Research at Insight.

ASBURY PARK, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Join Move For Hunger this Labor Day Weekend for the Fifth Annual Surfside Food Drive, Cornhole Tournament and Concert Series on the 2nd Ave. Asbury Park Boardwalk. While hunger may not be on people's minds during the 2013 summer holidays, for the 120,000 people in Monmouth and Ocean County that struggle to find their next meal, hunger takes no vacations.

NEPTUNE, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Move For Hunger and E|Y|E: Electric Yoga Experience are teaming up to host a yoga event of epic proportions on the Jersey Shore. This month, 600 Yogis are coming together to participate in a yoga and meditation session all in the name hunger relief. On August 24, the first Electric Yoga Experience will take place in HoopGroup's headquarters.

ISELIN, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ -- Dev Soft Technologies Inc. today announced the formal launch of DealsPricer(TM), a new price comparison website targeted at online shopping from the United States. Launched on March 6, 2013, DealsPricer's comparison tool empowers consumers to enjoy great savings by choosing from over 1 million deals on a wide range of products.

MADISON, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS Apr 19, 2013: Bausch + Lomb, the global eye health company and Paragon BioTeck, Inc. today announced that the companies have entered into a license agreement for Bausch + Lomb to commercialize and distribute Paragon's phenylephrine in the United States on an exclusive basis beginning this month.

COLLINGSWOOD, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS Apr 5, 2013: According to a recent study, 78 percent of homebuyers begin their search online. With ever-improving technology, this number is growing rapidly. Barski-Katinsky Real Estate, a tech driven, South Jersey real estate company, focused on creating an outside the box approach to buying and selling real estate, announces the recent launch of its Virtual Open House platform.

WALL, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS Apr 5, 2013: Peter Grandich, managing member of Trinity Financial Sports and Entertainment Management Co., LLC, announced today that the company has committed major marketing support to the New Jersey Harness Racing Industry. As part of the support, members of the Trinity Financial Corporate Advisory Board will soon begin making appearances at the Meadowlands Race Track.

MILLSTONE TOWNSHIP, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS Mar 29, 2013: Following an organizational meeting on March 26, the leading grid supply solar developers in New Jersey announced the formation of the New Jersey Solar Grid Supply Association (NJSGSA) at the Millstone Twp offices of James Spano, a veteran solar developer at Spano Partners.

BOONTON, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ -- The $35 billion U.S. private line services market is expected to decline one percent annually over the next five years, as the shift to packet-based services offsets demand for higher bandwidth private lines, says a new 2013 market research analysis study from Insight Research Corporation.

CALIFON, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ -- Author DJV Murphy believes he may have uncovered a long lost mystery about a sizable estate left to the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken. In doing research for the biography 'Who Was E. B. Gallaher?' (ISBN: 978-1480043770), Murphy discovered that a bequest left by the Connecticut millionaire to the Institute for the development of a research center was never carried out.

MILLVILLE, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ -- Laboratory Supply Distributors Corp., a provider of diverse products for the chromatography, biotechnology, pharmaceutical and environmental industries, today announced the launch of its 2013 catalog. It showcases many new products for the life science and biotech markets.

NEPTUNE, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ -- Move For Hunger, a nationwide hunger relief organization that works with the relocation industry, today announces its partnership with Atlas Van Lines, one of the nation's top moving companies. To celebrate joining Move For Hunger as an Epic Partner, Atlas Headquarters held a local food drive on Feb. 1, which resulted in over 3,000-pounds of food donations.

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ -- The global telecommunications industry was not immune to economic forces in 2012 that slowed growth from earlier predictions, according to a new market analysis report from Insight Research Corp. Spending for wireline services contracted in 2012, while spending on wireless services grew modestly.