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Trade bodies address 'Strategies and Preparedness for trade and Globalisation in India'
World Trade Organsiation (WTO), United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) came together at a conference here on Tuesday to address 'Strategies and Preparedness for trade and Globalisation in India'. ANI

India 2G spectrum proposals by October end, says TRAI chairman
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) chairman J.S. Sarma said here on Tuesday they are working on new proposals for 2G spectrum pricing and are hopeful of releasing the recommendations by the end of this month. ANI

Credit, debit cards 'increase impulsive food purchases'
A new study has revealed that people are more likely to buy unhealthy foods when they pay using credit or debit cards. ANI

Beauty product ads lower consumers' self esteem
A new study has revealed that ads featuring beauty products actually lower female consumers' self-esteem. ANI

HINT MINT Presents: The Art For Awareness Event
Hint Mint is hosting an art opening + fundraiser for the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer at their Downtown LA headquarters on Thursday, Oct. 21st. The event features a preview of 14 original paintings being auctioned for charity, a Speakeasy Poker room, Re-Gifting Raffle, and an open bar sponsored by Blue Ice Vodka and Hansen's Natural Sodas. MarketWire

New Study Shows That the Third Eye(R) Retroscope(R) Improves Adenoma Detection by More Than 23 Percent Compared to Standard Colonoscopy
Avantis Medical Systems, Inc., a technology leader in developing novel catheter-mounted digital imaging devices, today announced three new publications validating the use of the Third Eye® Retroscope® during colonoscopy procedures for increased detection of adenomas and other polyps MarketWire

Applied Visual Sciences Announces Debenture Restructuring and Strategic Investor

NanoMarkets Announces Upcoming Report Addressing Transparent Conductor Markets in the OLED Industry
Industry analyst firm NanoMarkets today announced the addition of a new report to its schedule that provides a complete analysis of the new business opportunities available for the transparent conductor industry arising from the rapidly growing OLED market MarketWire

Regional Idaho and Florida Governments Automate Their Futures With Accela Software
Accela, Inc. today announced that Jackson County, Fla., and the city of Meridian, Idaho, plan to deploy Accela's government software solutions to streamline critical government services and provide easy 24/7 access for the citizens and businesses who rely on them MarketWire

EPC Firms Face Mounting Challenges in $3.6 Trillion Mega-Project World, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land) -- It's almost as inevitable as death and taxes. In spite of uncertain economic direction, the world's demand for energy and resources continues to grow, driving industrial project development for power generation, mining, infrastructure, hydrocarbons and petrochemicals MarketWire

Excelsior Solutions Names New Chief Clinician
One of the leading pharmaceutical consulting firms in the U.S. has just deepened its pool of on-staff talent with the addition of a new Chief Clinical Officer. MarketWire

Cbeyond Selects Oracle GoldenGate to Support Growing Demand for Real-Time Data
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Anadarko Announces Another Discovery Offshore Mozambique
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) today announced that the Barquentine exploration well in the Offshore Area 1 of Mozambique's Rovuma Basin encountered a total of more than 416 net feet of natural gas pay in multiple high-quality sands. Specifically, the discovery well encountered more than 308 net feet of pay in two Oligocene sands that are separate and distinct geologic features, but age-equivalent to those encountered in Anadarko's previously announced Windjammer discovery. The well also found an additional 108 net feet of natural gas pay in the Paleocene sands. This deeper pay appears to be part of the same accumulation as the 75 net feet of pay that was encountered at the Windjammer discovery, located 2 miles to the southwest. MarketWire

AMD Fusion APU Codenamed "Llano" Demonstrated at 6th Annual AMD Technical Forum & Exhibition 2010
At the 6th Annual AMD Technical Forum & Exhibition (TFE) 2010, AMD (NYSE: AMD) today showcased for its ecosystem partners the first public demonstration of the forthcoming AMD Fusion Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) codenamed "Llano," designed for notebook, ultrathin and desktop PCs. AMD demonstrated the accelerated single-chip processing muscle of Llano by simultaneously processing three separate compute-and graphics-intensive workloads. MarketWire

Forty-Seven Million European Households Will Have Connected TV by 2014
International research firm Parks Associates today announced it will bring together executives from Ralink Technology, Rovi, Gigle Networks, Visiware, and Samsung Electronics Europe to participate in a special panel at the CONNECTIONS™ Europe technology summit next month. MarketWire

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