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Optium Cyber Systems Developing Cyber Security Solution for Mortgage Industry

22 02 2018

THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS, Feb. 22, 2018 -- Optium Cyber Systems, Inc. (OCSI) (OTC:OCSY) today announces that it is commencing the development of a cyber security solution designed specifically to secure and protect private mortgage companies from the threat of hacking and theft of client information.  “The mortgage industry is the next big soft target for cyber thieves,” stated George Rutherford, President of Optium Cyber Systems. “Who knows more about you than your doctor, accountant or mortgage broker? Just think what would happen if your mortgage company was breached and all your personal information stolen! The potential liability is enormous not only to you but to your broker.  OCSI is taking a proactive approach by developing and offering a tailored product to protect mortgage brokers and business in the mortgage industry from this threat,” continued Mr. Rutherford.About Optium Cyber Systems, Inc.OCSI has developed a proprietary process to analyze, identify and...

Corporate Social Responsibility Related News Releases and Story Ideas for Reporters, Bloggers and Media Outlets

22 02 2018

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Following are the latest Corporate Social Responsibility news releases and story ideas available from Business Wire. These recaps, curated by Business Wire, provide reporters and bloggers around the globe instant access to the latest news releases, providing relevant and trending content to share with their audiences. Discover more news via Business Wire’s Hot Topic recaps or create a custom news feed specific to your needs here. This service is provided at no charge to members of the media and financial communities. ZURICH -- RepRisk data used in JUST Capital's 2017 ranking of America's Most JUST Companies Source: RepRisk GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas -- Solar Generated Electricity Coming to More Six Flags Parks Source: Six Flags Entertainment Corporation SAN DIEGO -- UnitedHealthcare Donates Hasbro's NERF ENERGY Game Kits to Jackie Robinson Family YMCA Source: UnitedHealthcare TOKYO & MONTREAL -- Nominations Open for The MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity...

Accel at College Station Announces Successful Signing of Star+Plus Medicaid Insurance Provider Agreements

22 02 2018

Accel at College Station Accel at College Station's agreements with Texas’ Star+Plus Managed Medicaid plans will ensure increased access to care for seniors, while delivering on the promise of exceptional long-term care.” COLLEGE STATION, Texas February 22, 2018 Accel at College Station Announces Successful Signing of Star+Plus Medicaid Insurance Provider Agreements Agreements secured with third-party insurance managers Molina Healthcare, Amerigroup, Cigna Healthspring, Superior Health Plan, United Healthcare StoneGate Senior Living, LLC, an award-winning full-spectrum senior care and housing company, announces Accel at College Station has agreements with all five Star+Plus Managed Medicaid plans. The agreements, signed with Molina Healthcare, Amerigroup, Cigna Healthspring, Superior Health Plan, and United Healthcare, allow Accel at College Station to deliver long-term care services through the Texas Managed Medicaid program. “We are proud to provide individuals in...

CenterPoint Energy reports full-year 2017 earnings of $4.13 per diluted share; $1.37 per diluted share on a guidance basis excluding tax reform impacts

22 02 2018

HOUSTON, Feb. 22, 2018 -- CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CNP) today reported full-year 2017 net income of $1,792 million, or $4.13 per diluted share, compared to net income of $432 million, or $1.00 per diluted share in 2016. On a guidance basis, full-year 2017 earnings were $3.93 per diluted share, which includes a one-time tax benefit of $1,113 million related to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) federal income tax rate reduction. Excluding the tax benefit, on a guidance basis, full-year 2017 earnings were $1.37 per diluted share, consisting of $0.99 from utility operations and $0.38 from midstream investments. Full-year 2016 earnings on a guidance basis were $1.16 per diluted share, consisting of $0.88 from utility operations and $0.28 from midstream investments. Fourth quarter 2017 earnings were $2.99 per diluted share, compared to $0.23 per diluted share for the fourth quarter of 2016. Excluding the tax benefit, on a guidance basis, fourth quarter 2017 earnings were $0.33 per...

Avant Healthcare Professionals to Exhibit at the 2018 TONE Conference

22 02 2018

Dallas, TX, February 22, 2018 -- Avant Healthcare Professionals, the premier staffing provider of internationally experienced nursing and allied health professionals, will be exhibiting at the Texas Organization of Nurse Executives (TONE) Conference in Dallas, TX on February 22-23, 2018.“We are excited to participate in the Texas Organization of Nurse Executives Conference. Avant Healthcare Professionals offers an innovative solution to addressing the nurse shortage in Texas,” said Brian Hudson, Senior Vice President. “Our internationally experienced nurses offer staff stability and help reduce nurse burnout caused by the nursing shortage,” Hudson said.About Avant Healthcare ProfessionalsNeed nurses? Avant Healthcare Professionals (AvantHealthcare.com) is the premier staffing specialist for internationally educated registered nurses, physical therapists and occupational therapists. Avant helps clients improve the continuity of their care, fill hard-to-find specialties, and increase...

Children’s Hope Partners with Harvest Family Life Ministries Loving Foster Families Needed

22 02 2018

Children’s Hope Residential Services (CHRS) has partnered with Harvest Family Life Ministries to bring the City of El Paso, TX an opportunity to open their hearts to some children and families in need. El Paso, TX, February 22, 2018 -- Children’s Hope is a non-profit organization that provides a variety of residential services to children, including residential treatment services for traumatized children, foster placement, and adoption services. The goal of Children’s Hope is to provide every child that passes through its doorways with the tools necessary to have a normal childhood, thrive, and grow into healthy adults.Recently, CHRS’s El Paso Staff participated in a Foster/Adoptive recruitment event coordinated by Tammy Pargoud, Director of Ministry Development for Harvest Family Life Ministries. The event took place at El Paso’s Cielo Vista Church. “The response was amazing CHRS El Paso team is overjoyed that our community understands that there is no better gift to give...

Forward Thinking Drummer/Composer Colin Hinton Releases Debut Album on Snake and Cornelia

22 02 2018

Colin Hinton Blends Free Jazz and Post-Punk to Create Genre Bending New Album Glassbath. New York, NY, February 22, 2018 -- Brooklyn-based Texas transplant Colin Hinton’s knotty, propulsive, and thrillingly complex music sounds like he was bottle-fed Hudson River water from birth. A mainstay in the NYC Downtown avant/jazz/free/noise scene, he has worked with Ingrid Laubrock, Tyshawn Sorey, and Okkyung Lee.On his debut full-length as a bandleader and composer, Hinton’s Glassbath channels the edgy jazz/rock of Jim Black's AlasNoAxis, the vast sonic landscapes of post-rock pioneers such as Mogwai and Godspeed You! Black Emperor, the post-hardcore/indie-rock of Dallas’ Red Animal War, and the audacious experimental jazz of Anthony Braxton, Henry Threadgill, and Peter Brötzmann.With the leader’s passionate and deeply musical drumming at its core, the group honors Hinton’s duel allegiance to both the Texas indie rock scene and New York’s forward-thinking jazz community. Angular...

Hatch Crypto Launches Engineering Incubator to Educate & Source New Blockchain Developers

22 02 2018

Hatch Crypto: Educating, sourcing, and delivering the future of blockchain. Hatch has designed a 3-month training program for current engineers and developers to learn the skills required to be blockchain-ready. Past News Releases RSS AUSTIN, Texas February 22, 2018 Hatch Crypto, an Austin-based engineering incubator, has announced a blockchain education program aimed at helping new tech projects get off the ground faster by sourcing them with highly trained blockchain developers. The Austin, TX company, founded in 2017, saw a growing number of cryptocurrency and blockchain projects able to gain funding but unable to find the skilled developers necessary to grow and scale. To combat the problem of finding qualified blockchain engineers, Hatch has designed a 3-month training program for current engineers and developers to learn the skills required to be blockchain-ready. The training program is free of charge, and stipends are available for new students. Blockchain courses will...

Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Offers Instant Access to The Nation's Top Compensation Lawyers for Better Financial Settlement for a Remodeling or Demolition Construction Worker With Mesothelioma

22 02 2018

    NEW YORK, NY, February 22, 2018 -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "We are now offering a person who worked in home remodeling, commercial remodeling, or building demolition who has recently been diagnosed with mesothelioma instant access to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma compensation claim lawyers. Contact us anytime at 800-714-0303 and let us discuss how construction workers and demolition workers with mesothelioma frequently underestimate the value of their potential financial compensation claim."The attorneys we suggest for victims of mesothelioma lead the nation in financial settlements for their clients. Our top priority is to see to it that people with mesothelioma receive the very best possible financial compensation settlements." http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.ComWhen the Mesothelioma Victims Center mentions 'under compensation' for a person with mesothelioma they are referring to the individual with this rare cancer thinking...

The Opportunity to Drive a Lamborghini Huracan Begins with the Graffiti and Street Art Festival in Fort Worth

22 02 2018

    FORT WORTH, TX, February 22, 2018 -- Are you a fan of the arts and fast cars? This is an opportunity you do not want to miss. Dallas Car Storage, a sponsor for the Graffiti and Street Art Festival, has announced that event attendees will have an opportunity to register for a chance to win a one-hour drive in a St. Patty's Day Lamborghini Huracan. Registration for this giveaway is completely free, and it is opened to all insured drivers 21 and up.One glance at the website for Dallas Car Storage is all it takes for people to realize that this company is one to be trusted and they stand behind their words. "People you can trust" is what it reads, and it is a company that many trust, backed by Ron Sturgeon, local entrepreneur and real estate developer. The Graffiti and Street Art Festival will take place on March 17, 2018 from 11 A.M. until 5 P.M. at one of Fort Worth's newest and most innovative business parks, Box Office Warehouse Suites.Box Office Warehouse...

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