News & Events announces the permanent hire of programmer Eric Rushing

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Santa Barbara, CA [April 18, 2011] — announces the permanent hire of programmer Eric Rushing.

Rushing, who has been working on various projects with the company on an internship basis, accepted the offer to become a full time member of the team, based in Goleta, California.

A graduate of Cal State Northridge, Rushing has applied his computer science qualifications in a number of business environments and to a variety of products including the development of web-based control applications for energy production.

His primary focus will be the continued development of the company's multi-platform internet and mobile application programs, including products targeted at newspapers, education and businesses.

"I relish the opportunity to create systems that improve lives, from the living room to the classroom," he revealed. " operates in a number of different markets through several divisions, which will provide variety as well as some welcome pressure to deliver."

He will also assist with the development of the company's already strong web presence, such as the online map store which can receive more than 2 million visitors each month.

About is a leading provider of mapping products and solutions to business, education and consumer markets. Founded in 1991 as Magellan Geographix, the company is privately held with four primary business divisions. For more information contact Heather Chamberlain at 805.699.7507, or

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