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23 May 12 Chrome River DIRECT PAY Automates Expense Payment Processing – Virtual

Reduces administrative costs, speeds expense reimbursement and corporate card payments

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 22, 2012

Chrome River Technologies, a leading provider of expense management software and automated invoice processing, announced today the availability of Chrome River DIRECT PAY, a service that automates and speeds the payment process for corporate credit card accounts and employee expense reimbursements. The secure DIRECT PAY service debits an organization’s bank account for all approved expenses and credits employees’ corporate cards and personal bank accounts. As an integrated service to Chrome River EXPENSE, DIRECT PAY’s automated electronic payment capability handles the entire expense payment process.

DIRECT PAY enhances the expense reimbursement process by submitting electronic payments directly into an employee’s bank account within just a few business days. All employees within an organization are eligible for DIRECT PAY and the setup process is easy. The employee self-service bank account maintenance is secure in the DIRECT PAY encrypted vault, freeing up time for the accounts payable staff by eliminating the need to store, maintain and update this information internally. DIRECT PAY also allows an organization to control cash flow while ensuring that corporate card payments are made on time, reducing costs by eliminating any late charges that could be assessed.

With the DIRECT PAY ACH processing service, the accounts payable staff can focus on more high-level tasks since many of the back-end steps in the reimbursement process are eliminated. Approved expenses are exported as both journal and cost entries to an organization’s financial system and into electronic payment files for the bank-to-bank and bank-to-credit card provider transfers. Since all transactions are handled automatically, duplicative data entry is eliminated. Organizations can carry on their “green” initiatives while realizing reduced processing costs by eliminating the administrative tasks of preparing, printing and mailing paper checks.

“Chrome River is excited to provide our customers with the ability to automate the payment process for employee expense reimbursements and corporate card providers. We’re confident that Chrome River DIRECT PAY will help organizations reduce expenses through lowered costs for expense report payment processing and by eliminating late charges that stem from corporate cards not being paid on time.” said Dave Terry, co-founder and COO of Chrome River Technologies. “Organizations will also derive positive benefits for their employees, such as increased employee satisfaction due to faster expense reimbursement and elimination of lower-level administrative accounts payable tasks allowing staff to focus on more strategic business tasks.”

Chrome River is committed to keeping their end users happy with continuous enhancements and innovations that impress and make their lives easier. The addition of Chrome River DIRECT PAY is another enhancement that adds significant value to Chrome River’s expense reporting software.

About Chrome River

Chrome River Technologies, Inc. provides expense reporting and invoice automation solutions that uniquely combine the latest available internet technologies with over 25 years of financial systems experience. Chrome River delivers immediate payback via a “Software as a Service” delivery model that requires no hardware, no software, and no long-term commitment. This unique service is easily configurable to meet the needs of organizations worldwide with complex expense management policies and collaborative approval processes. Additional information about Chrome River Technologies, Inc. and its solutions may be obtained by phone at 1.888.781.0088 or by visiting the company website at


Connie Moser

Chrome River Technologies

Tel:    888.781.0088 x 701

Email:    connie(dot)moser(at)chromeriver(dot)com

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18 Apr 12 Mobile Android Version of MetaTrader 4 Trading Platform Released

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MetaQuotes Software Corp. has released the mobile version of the popular MetaTrader 4 trading platform for Android-powered devices. Two months ago the company developers presented the iOS version of MetaTrader 4 to the public; now, it’s the turn of the Android which can be accessed by all users of Android smartphones and tablet PCs. Selection of an appropriate brokerage company on the application is simple as MetaTrader 4 for Android supports 570 servers of brokerage firms and this number will increase.

With this application, all Android users can trade, analyze the market using charts, watch quotes around the clock and examine the history of performed deals. All options are available free after downloading the application from Android Market. The application has native support for tablet PCs, meaning tablet PC users will get the internet trading application adapted specifically for their devices.

“With the release of the MetaTrader 4 trading platform for iOS and Android we cover 70 percent of the total number of smartphone users but we are not going to stop and relax at this stage,” says Gaies Chreis, COO of MetaQuotes Software Corp. “We believe that mobile trading will be extremely popular in the nearest future. Therefore, we pay close attention to the development of other mobile operation systems. It is quite possible that the application for Windows Phone will also be released this year. Of course, we continue the development of the already released iOS and Android applications. We have really big plans and the work is going on at full speed.”

About the Company

MetaQuotes Software Corp. is a professional developer of software applications for financial markets. With more than a decade of experience, the company is a market leader in the field of forex trading software packages. The MetaTrader 4 trading platform developed by the company is the most popular Forex trading application all over the world.

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05 Apr 12 Chrome, Internet Explorer Lead Browser Speed Tests

SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwire -04/05/12)- New Relic, Inc., the SaaS-based cloud application performance management provider, released today the results of its most recent study on browser speed and performance. Using data from its free Real User Monitoring feature, which monitors 5 billion page views a week, New Relic surveyed speed and usage for popular PC and mobile browsers including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Windows Internet Explorer, and Apple Safari. According to the study, Internet Explorer 9 (IE 9) surpasses Google Chrome for speed on Windows platforms, while Chrome 13 on Mac offers the fastest overall browsing experience. BlackBerry Opera Mini provides the fastest mobile browsing experience, twice as fast as its iPad counterparts.

“Despite significant advances in browser technology, most users still have a sub-par web browsing experience,” said Chris Cook, president and COO at New Relic. “We found that the average page load time was still more than five seconds. Most people sense a delay on a web page after the blink of an eye. Waiting five seconds is still too long for any user.”

Highlights from New Relic’s study include:

  • Chrome 13 on Mac offers the quickest overall browsing experience, loading web pages in just 2.4 seconds.

  • IE 9 outperforms Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox on Windows platforms, loading web pages in 3 seconds compared to Chrome and Firefox’s 3.5 second page load speeds.

  • In mobile speed tests, the fastest experience was delivered by BlackBerry Opera Mini at 2.6 seconds, twice as fast as Safari 5.1 on iPad, its closest competitor.

  • The global average for page load speed is 5.5 seconds, only a slight improvement from last year’s average of 6 seconds.

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About Real User Monitoring
The data for the study was gathered using New Relic’s Real User Monitoring (RUM), a technology that provides real-time data on user experience directly from the browser. The data was compiled on March 22, 2012 between the hours of 12 noon and 3 pm PT, at which time New Relic monitored an average of 694,000 page views per minute. New Relic monitors over 5 billion page loads each week, across 20,000 active accounts.

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About New Relic
New Relic, Inc. is the all-in-one web application performance management provider for the cloud and the datacenter. Its SaaS solution, which combines real user monitoring, application monitoring, and availability monitoring in a single solution built from the ground up, changes the way developers and operations teams manage web application performance in real-time. More than 20,000 organizations use New Relic to optimize over 8 billion transactions in production each day. New Relic also partners with leading cloud management, platform and hosting vendors to provide their customers with instant visibility into the performance of deployed applications. New Relic is a private company headquartered in San Francisco, Ca. New Relic is a registered trademark of New Relic, Inc. To learn more,

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