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A*STAR Musters Global Leaders and Local Stakeholders of Automotive Industry in R&D Consortium for Next-Generation Vehicles
Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) today announced the funding of eight new projects under its Capabilities for Automotive Research (A*CAR) consortium, bringing the total value to S$17.5 million for the consortium's 10 research projects jointly selected with industry partners to tackle current challenges in the automotive industry ACN Newswire

China Trends is Well Equipped for the 12th Five Year Plan
With the implementation of the 12th five year policy, it is further restated that low carbon economy and green development would be the Chinese government's main focus in the coming five years. It is also expected that new energy and energy-saving industry like solar and electric vehicles market will be beneficial from the policy ACN Newswire

CCT Telecom to Acquire a Medical Device Business with International Patents via CCT Techfor a Consideration of US$100 Million
CCT Telecom Holdings Limited (00138.HK) and its 50.49% owned subsidiary CCT Tech International Limited (00261.HK) jointly announced that on 13 October 2010, CCT Telecom's listed subsidiary, CCT Tech, signed an S&P Agreement to acquire a medical device business for a consideration of US$100 million (equivalent to approximately HK$780 million) ACN Newswire

Heng Tai Consumables Group 2010 Annual Net Profit Soars 100.5% to HK$221 Million
Heng Tai Consumables Group Limited ("Heng Tai" or the "Group", Stock Code: 00197.hk), an integrate distributor of fast moving consumer goods ("FMCG") and fresh produce in the Chinese market, announced its annual results today, for the year ended 30 June 2010 (the "Year") ACN Newswire

Niska Gas Storage Partners LLC Declares Quarterly Distribution and Announces Dates for Earnings Release and Analysts' Conference Call
Niska Gas Storage Partners LLC. (NYSE: NKA) today announced a cash distribution of $0.35 per common and subordinated unit for its second quarter ended September 30, 2010. The distribution will be payable on November 12, 2010 to unit holders of record at the close of business on November 11, 2010. This distribution represents the minimum quarterly distribution of $0.35 per unit, or $1 MarketWire

Abington Bancorp, Inc. Announces Results for the Third Quarter of 2010
Abington Bancorp, Inc. (the "Company")(NASDAQ: ABBC), the parent holding company for Abington Bank (the "Bank"),reported net income of $2.2 million for the quarter ended September 30,2010, compared to a net loss of $7.0 million for the quarter endedSeptember 30, 2009. The Company's basic and diluted earnings per share were$0.12 and $0 MarketWire

First Bancorp of Indiana, Inc. Announces Financial Results
First Bancorp of Indiana, Inc. (OTCBB: FBPI), the holding company for First Federal Savings Bank, reported earnings of $82,000 for the first fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2010, compared to net income of $365,000 the preceding quarter and $505,000 for the same quarter last year MarketWire

Smithtown Bancorp Announces Third Quarter Results
Smithtown Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMTB)announced a loss of $20.5 million for the third quarter of 2010, or $1.38per fully diluted share. The loss includes a valuation allowance duringthe quarter of $8.8 million against the Company's deferred tax asset atSeptember 30, 2010. The net loss for the nine months ended September 30,2010 was $63.5 million, or $4.27 per fully diluted share. MarketWire

ZBB Energy Corporation Announces Date for Earnings Conference Call
ZBB Energy Corporation (NYSE Amex: ZBB), a leading developer of intelligent, renewable energy power platforms, today announced it will release its financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2010 after the financial markets close on Thursday, November 11, 2010. MarketWire

Helix BioPharma Corp. Announces Fiscal 2010 Results
Helix BioPharma Corp. (TSX: HBP) (NYSE Amex: HBP) (FRANKFURT: HBP) today announced financial results for the year endedJuly 31, 2010. MarketWire

Procera Networks Appoints Technology Industry Veteran William Slavin to Company's Board of Directors
Procera® Networks Inc. (NYSE Amex: PKT), a developer of Evolved Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) solutions providing traffic awareness, control and protection for complex networks, today announced the appointment of Mr. William E. Slavin to its Board of Directors. MarketWire

Celebrate Your Faith Introduces the Limited Edition Woman of Faith Keepsake Bible
Celebrate Your Faith, (CYF) a religious gifts company, introduces the exclusive Limited Edition Woman of Faith Keepsake Bible as a tribute to the Women of Faith® conferences taking place in 29 cities. MarketWire

Sealfons Returns to Summit for Holiday Season
Springfield Avenue merchant Eric Model, owner of the Sealfons offspring Seal & Co., a popular children's boutique, is capitalizing on an opportunity to occupy prime downtown Summit space in his family-owned building due to an unexpected vacancy during the holiday season. MarketWire

Mo Siegel, Ice Air President, Successful in Seventeen-Mile Swim to Sandy Hook
Mo Siegel, 59, of Piermont, NY successfully completed the Ederle Swim from Battery Park, New York City, to Sandy Hook, New Jersey on Saturday, Oct. 23. The open water swimming competition took place in choppy 56-degree seas along a 17-mile course through the New York Harbor and the Upper Bay past Brooklyn and Coney Island down to New Jersey MarketWire

SCC Solar Energy Group to Provide Engineering, and Program and Construction Management for Silfab Ontario Inc.'s New 180 MW Solar Module Manufacturing Plant
SCC Solar Energy Group (SCC Solar), a subsidiary of Silicon Chemical Corporation (SCC), has been engaged by Silfab Ontario Inc., a new subsidiary of Italian photovoltaic provider Silfab SpA, to provide program and engineering construction management for Silfab Ontario's new solar module manufacturing plant in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada MarketWire

Link Staffing Services Opens Franchise in Bloomington, Indiana
Link Staffing Services, a national provider of staffing and productivity solutions, has just opened its newest franchise location in Bloomington, Indiana. The company has been staffing businesses for over 30 years. MarketWire

ZipRealty, Inc. Announces Management Changes
ZipRealty, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZIPR) today announced management changes to the senior staff. MarketWire

Enterprise Holdings Stands Up For Car-Sharing Customers
Enterprise Holdings, which operates Alamo Rent A Car and National Car Rental as well as its flagship Enterprise Rent-A-Car brand, spoke out on behalf of its customers this summer in support of H.R. 4175, the "End Discriminatory State Taxes for Automobile Renters Act of 2009 MarketWire

PROMERICA BANK Third Quarter 2010 Results Reflect Strong Capitalization and Growth
PROMÉRICA BANK (OTCBB: PMRA) today reportedresults of operations for its third quarter ended September 30, 2010.Highlights include: MarketWire

China Direct Industries Provides Revised Guidance for the 2010 Fiscal Year Ended September 30, 2010
China Direct Industries, Inc. ("China Direct Industries") (NASDAQ: CDII), a U.S. owned holding company operating in China in two core business segments, pure magnesium production and distribution of basic materials, announced today that it is revising its guidance for the 2010 fiscal year ended September 30, 2010: MarketWire

Harbor Freight Tools Secures Additional Distribution Center
Harbor Freight Tools, the nation's largest discount tool retailer, today announced it had finalized an agreement for an additional distribution center in Moreno Valley, CA. The distribution center will become operational in late 2011 and will be used to support Harbor Freight's growth in sales and number of stores. MarketWire

High Style Home on San Francisco's Goat Hill Now on the Market
Built after the earthquake in 1906 upon the bedrock of "Goat Hill," when the northern slope overlooking the city was evolving from farmland and small industry into a new residential neighborhood, this home witnessed decades of changes to the city skyline. The recent transformation of this traditional city home mirrors the progress of the surrounding neighborhood from quaint to cutting edge. MarketWire

Debt Relief Center Helping Americans Lower Credit Card Debt
The debt relief center has come a long way. In times and eras of the past, these programs and services could only be initiated and enrolled in through face-to-face meetings. Today however, taking advantage of and enrolling in a debt reduction program offered by a debt relief center can be initiated online or by telephone. MarketWire

Entisys Solutions, Inc. Announces Expanded Relationship With Microsoft and Citrix
Entisys Solutions, Inc MarketWire

PNY Products Help Photographers "Capture, Connect, and Enjoy" at the PDN PhotoPlus Expo 2010
PNY Technologies®, Inc. ("PNY") is showcasing their latest Photography and Videography product solutions at the 2010 PDN PhotoPlus International Conference and Expo (Booth #957A), being held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, NY on October 28th through October 30th MarketWire

Newcastle Announces Entry Into Share Exchange Agreement With Trichoscience Innovations Inc.
Newcastle Resources Ltd. (the "Company") (OTCBB: NCSLF) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a share exchange agreement (the "TrichoScience Agreement"), dated October 29, 2010, with TrichoScience Innovations Inc MarketWire

CWRN: "Baja Iron Mining Project Update"
Cotton & Western Mining, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CWRN) Robert L. Cotton, President of Cotton & Western Mining, Inc. says, "the Baja Pacific raw crude iron ore mining project is moving out of the pre-mining preparation stage and into full production by Friday, November 5th, 2010." MarketWire

Kearny Financial Corp. Reports First Quarter 2011 Operating Results
Kearny Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: KRNY) (the"Company"), the holding company of Kearny Federal Savings Bank (the"Bank"), today reported net income for the quarter ended September 30, 2010of $1,335,000, or $0.02 per diluted share. MarketWire

Johnson & Johnson and Crucell Provide Progress Update on Preparations for Public Offer
New Brunswick, N.J., and Leiden, the Netherlands, 29 October 2010 -Pursuant to the provisions of Section 7 paragraph 1(a) of the Dutch Decreeon Public Takeover Bids (Besluit Openbare Biedingen Wft) requiring a publicannouncement within four weeks following the announcement of an intendedpublic offer to provide a status update, Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) andCrucell N.V MarketWire

PIMCO's Bill Gross' 5th Anniversary Podcast Available on iTunes, Titled "Run Turkey, Run"
PIMCO today announced that Founder and co-Chief Investment Officer Bill Gross' November "Investment Outlook" is available as a free podcast on iTunes.com and pimco.com. This is the 5th anniversary of Mr. Gross' popular podcast, now with nearly 15,000 subscribers. This month's podcast covers topics such as bond bubbles, quantitative easing and the pending elections. MarketWire

Axios Mobile Assets Corp. (AXA) Announces Approval to Trade on the Canadian National Stock Exchange (CNSX)
Axios Mobile Assets Corp. (CNSX: AXA) MarketWire

Oracle Positioned in Leaders Quadrant in All Three New Magic Quadrants Related to Application Infrastructure
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Finalists Announced for 9th Annual M&A Advisor Awards
The M&A Advisor has announced 234 finalists in 47 categories for its 9th Annual M&A Awards. The finalists will now be judged by an independent panel and the award winners will be revealed at the 9th Annual M&A Awards Gala and Summit at the New York Athletic Club in New York City on December 14, 2010. MarketWire

Quad/Graphics Will Host Investors and Analysts Call to Discuss Third Quarter Results
Quad/Graphics (NYSE: QUAD) will hold a conference call at 10 a.m. ET on November 11, 2010, to discuss third quarter results. The call will be hosted by Quad/Graphics Chairman, President & CEO Joel Quadracci and Executive Vice President & CFO John Fowler MarketWire

Cleco Corp. Declares Regular Common and Preferred Dividends
The Board of Directors of Cleco Corp. (NYSE: CNL) today declared regular quarterly dividends on the company's common stock and preferred stock. Following is a summary of dividend payments, as declared: MarketWire

IMSA President & CEO Steps Down
The Insurance Marketplace Standards Association (IMSA) today announced that its President and CEO, Brian K. Atchinson, will depart on November 1st MarketWire

Pennichuck Corporation Announces 2.8 Percent Cash Dividend Increase Payable on December 1, 2010
Pennichuck Corporation (NASDAQ: PNNW) today announced that the Company's Board of Directors has authorized a 2.8 percent cash dividend increase above the September 1, 2010 quarterly cash dividend payment. The Company will commence paying the increased dividend on December 1, 2010 to shareholders of record as of November 15, 2010 MarketWire

Total Control Advanced Riding Clinic Teams Up With JC Motors
JC Motors is now the "Official Supplier for the Total Control Advanced Riding Clinic." This sponsorship means that Total Control students are eligible for discounts on motorcycle parts and accessories from JC Motors and will continue to receive value added offers throughout the partnership. MarketWire

Kaplan Fox Announces $10.4 Million Settlement With All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd.
Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP announced a $10.4 million settlement subject to court approval with All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd. in In re: Air Cargo Shipping Services Antitrust Litigation, 06-MD-1775 (JG) (VVP), a multi-district litigation pending in the Eastern District of New York MarketWire

PayChest Inc. Settlement Agreed for $4,000,000 Judgment
Paychest, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PYCT) has arranged and secured a settlement of an existing $4,000,000 judgment against the Company, subject to final payment. MarketWire

Century Aluminum of Kentucky Labor Proposal Not Ratified by Steelworkers
Century Aluminum of Kentucky, a wholly owned subsidiary of Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ: CENX), was informed by the United Steelworkers today that the company's contract proposal covering approximately 500 hourly workers at the Hawesville aluminum smelter was not ratified by the membership of USW Local 9423. MarketWire

Orbital Successfully Launches Medium Range Target for Joint U.S./Japan Missile Defense Test
Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB) announced today that it successfully launched a Medium Range Target (MRT) vehicle under a direct contract from the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA). The MRT vehicle served as an intercept target for the Japanese Navy's Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) system MarketWire

Middlesex Water Company Announces Departure of Annette Catino From Its Board
Middlesex Water Company (the "Company"), (NASDAQ: MSEX), a provider of water, wastewater and related services in New Jersey and Delaware, announced today that Annette Catino has resigned from the Company's Board of Directors effective October 26, 2010. It had been previously announced on August 26, 2010 that Ms. Catino would be leaving the Board prior to the end of 2010. Ms MarketWire

Intersil Corporation Names New Fellow
Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL) today announced it has named Dr. Jim Vinson to the position of Intersil Fellow, the highest technical position available within the company MarketWire

Estonian Air Orders Three Bombardier CRJ900 NextGen Airliners
Bombardier Aerospace announced today that Estonian Air of Tallinn, Estonia has signed a firm order for three CRJ900 NextGen aircraft and has also taken options on two CRJ900 NextGen aircraft. MarketWire

Minnesota Trade Office Names NetEx 2010 Governor's International Trade Award Winner
NetEx, the leader in WAN optimization software, today announced that it was honored for its success in building global markets with the 2010 Governor's International Trade Award by the Minnesota Trade Office, an office within the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development focused on increasing state export sales in foreign markets. MarketWire

CSG|PR Receives Three Awards at Colorado Healthcare Communicators' 2010 Gold Leaf Awards
CSG|PR, a full-service communications firm, received a Silver Leaf award and two Bronze Leaf awards at the Colorado Healthcare Communicators' annual awards ceremony October 21. MarketWire

Crude Carriers Corp. Schedules Third Quarter 2010 Earnings Release and Conference Call
Crude Carriers Corp. announced today that it will release financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2010 before the market opens in New York on Friday, November 12, 2010. Following the earnings release, on the same day, Friday, November 12, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. EST, the Crude Carriers management team will hold a conference call, to discuss the financial results. MarketWire

Hartsfield-Jackson Receives Positive Credit Ratings
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport has received reaffirmed or upgraded credit rating assignments from Fitch Inc. and Moody's Investors Service relating to bond issuances for financing the construction of the new Maynard H. Jackson Jr. International Terminal and to outstanding bonds. MarketWire

TicketNetwork Advisory -- John Mellencamp Tickets Available for New Dates
There are now more opportunities to find John Mellencamp tickets. The heartland rocker recently announced that he would add a third leg to his No Better Than This tour that begins on October 29. The new slate of dates will begin on April 1, 2011, in Grand Prairie, TX, and end on April 28 in Ames, IA. The addition to the schedule brings the total number of tour dates to over three dozen. MarketWire

Giant Screen Cinema Association Reveals "Certified" Giant Screen Guidelines
The Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) has established guidelines for cinema operators to help end the confusion among filmgoers as to which cinemas are Certified Giant Screen cinemas. The announcement was made at a special member's meeting held at the GSCA International Conference & Trade Show 2010 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. MarketWire

Digital Ally Receives DVM-750 Order From Major Federal Government Agency in Mexico
Digital Ally, Inc. (NASDAQ: DGLY), which develops, manufactures and markets advanced video surveillance products for law enforcement, homeland security and commercial security applications, today announced that its sales representative has received an initial order for 64 DVM-750 In-Car Digital Video Systems from one of the largest federal government agencies in Mexico MarketWire

The Boston Consulting Group's Sandy Moose to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award From "Consulting" Magazine
Sandra O. Moose, a Boston Consulting Group senior advisor who joined the firm more than 40 years ago as its first female consultant, has been named recipient of "Consulting" magazine's 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award -- part of its fourth annual Women Leaders in Consulting awards. MarketWire

Innovative Food Holdings Announces Share Repurchase Program and Addition of New Directors
Innovative Food Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: IVFH), announced today that it has approved a share repurchase program of up to 15 million shares. In addition, the company announced that is has expanded its board of directors through the addition of three new independent directors who have joined the board of Innovative Food Holdings. MarketWire

TicketNetwork Garners Three Prestigious Honors in Third Consecutive Year
TicketNetwork, the leading online ticket exchange for events and innovative technology solutions provider for both ticket buyers and sellers, today announced that it has been named a repeat winner in three regional and national revenue growth awards. MarketWire

New Iscon Whole Body Scanner Now Offers Integrated Biometric Capabilities to Detect All Objects and Verify Identities
Iscon is introducing an enhanced version of the 1000D whole body scanner equipped with optional biometric technologies and identity verification techniques that will vastly improve security at corrections facilities, law enforcement as well as international airports. MarketWire

The Scrum Alliance Hosts Gathering in Amsterdam
Experienced software development practitioners will soon descend on Amsterdam to brush up on topics related to Scrum, the agile framework used by Fortune 500 companies around the world. MarketWire

Orchard Learning Introduces Orchard Now
Orchard Now combines the power of the Web with critical tools that schools need for student achievement. Developed by the publisher of award-winning Orchard Software and PracticePlanet, Orchard Now provides a customized learning environment with activities, practice and assessment for schools to address the needs of all students MarketWire

American Defense Systems Sets Third Quarter 2010 Conference Call for Tuesday, November 16 at 11:00 a.m. ET
American Defense Systems, Inc. (ADSI) (NYSE Amex: EAG), a leading provider of advanced transparent and opaque armor, architectural hardening and security products for Defense and Homeland Security, will hold a conference call on Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time to discuss results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2010. MarketWire

Cornerstone Health and Wellness Announces That a Call to Action Will Be Needed for Prop 19, Legalization of Marijuana, to Pass
"Latest polls show that Prop 19 to decriminalize marijuana could be trailing and it's time for Californians to rally together and to fight for the cause," said Ryan Evans president of Cornerstone. MarketWire

Vangent's Erik Pupo to Present at Upcoming HIMSS Virtual Conference & Expo
Vangent, Inc., a leading global provider of information management and strategic business process solutions, announced today that Erik Pupo, Health Interoperability Architect, will present on "Embracing NHIN Direct for Information Exchange" on November 3, 2010 at the HIMSS Virtual Conference & Expo. MarketWire

16th Annual LISA Life Settlement Fall Conference a Resource for Investors
Investors are renewing their interest in life settlement investments as vigor returns to capital markets following the deep recession of the last two years. MarketWire

Cosmetic Surgery Magazine: Reconstructive Surgeons Essential for Breast Cancer Patients
When it comes to breast cancer, removal of the cancerous tissue is only part of the healing process. Reconstructing the breast at the same time can be critical for the wellbeing -- and even survival -- of the patient. MarketWire

WatchIt Technologies and Air Pure Systems Development on Track With Fed's Goal of 62 Mpg by 2025
Watchit Technologies Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WTCT) announced today that the Company supports what could be a new industry standard for automakers' fleet average mpg. According to the company, its proprietary technology could go a long way towards assisting auto and truck manufacturers towards reaching that goal as well as decreasing tail pipe emissions. MarketWire

Celebrating 10 Years of Continued Growth With a New Brand, PageUp People Announces Call for Entries
Leading talent management solutions provider, PageUp People, today announced that it has opened a call for entries to select a new company brand identity. Now celebrating ten years of continued growth, PageUp People is seeking to support its global momentum with a redefined brand that accurately captures the essence of the company's bright future. MarketWire

P2 Solar Acquires Strategic Interest in Advanced Solar Technology
P2 Solar, Inc. (the "Company") (OTCBB: PTOS) is pleased to announce that it has acquired a 34% strategic interest in the advanced solar panel technology developed by Darry Boyd (the "Developer"). The worldwide intellectual property rights associated with this technology have been transferred to a newly incorporated company, Solarise Power, Inc MarketWire

nSight Announces Series of Adobe Skills Workshops in November
nSight Inc., a content development and communications services firm, today announced that its November schedule of public workshops will feature a series of basic and advanced courses in Adobe® tools, including many in-demand skills for Web site creation, graphic design, and image editing. MarketWire

Randgold Resources announces Total Voting Rights
RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITEDIncorporated in Jersey, Channel IslandsReg. No MarketWire

Stoneware, Inc. to Present at Cloud Expo -- "Why Windows Will Not Be the Desktop of Cloud Computing"
Stoneware, Inc., a leader in private cloud software, announced today that it will be presenting at the Cloud Computing Expo in Santa Clara, California on November 2, 2010. The presentation will discuss why the Windows operating system will not be the desktop of cloud computing. MarketWire

Pavilion Energy Resources Inc. -- Idaho Wind Farm Permit Secured
Pavilion Energy Resources, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PVRE) -- The Company is a Joint Venture partner with an Idaho wind farm developer to supply $100 million of wind turbines for a new accelerated wind farm. MarketWire

Ansell Protects Program Launched to Help Prevent Allergic Contact Dermatitis
Ansell Healthcare announces the launch of the Ansell Protects Program, a major new initiative aimed at helping healthcare facilities understand the risks associated with chemical allergies and providing solutions for them. MarketWire

Healthnostics Doubles Online Sales
Healthnostics, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HNSS) announced that monthly online sales through its Worldwide Wipes Co. subsidiary have increased by more than 200 percent since it was acquired in July, and this trend is continuing. MarketWire

Randgold Resources Limited -- Total Voting Rights
RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITEDIncorporated in Jersey, Channel Islands Reg. No MarketWire

Encounter Technologies, Inc. (Pinksheets: ENTI) Anticipates Official Launch of MusicMatrix.com With Second Promotion Preview and CEO Interview
Encounter Technologies, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ENTI) CEO Anthony DiBiase, reveals the exclusive, sneak preview for the next Music Matrix Interactive Music Video Promotion in today's Podcast. Hip hop superstar, Gorilla Zoe, treats fans with a haunting performance of his new song, "Vampire," just in time for Halloween. The promotional trailer premiers today on MusicMatrix MarketWire

Pansoft Announces Share Repurchase Program
Pansoft Company Limited (NASDAQ: PSOF) ("Pansoft" or the "Company"), a leading ERP software service provider for the oil and gas industry in China, today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase program under which the Company may acquire up to U.S. $1 million of its common shares from time to time over the next 3 months MarketWire

BuddhaFest Webcast Rallies California Voters to Blaze A Trail To The Polls!
In an unprecedented virtual Voter Participation Drive, viewers will be able to subscribe from now until the closing of California polls on November 2, 2010 (approx 8pm PDT) to view the edited 4 Hour 20 Minute BuddhaFest Webcast! Interested persons worldwide can sign up to be a part of history at http://www.BuddhaFest.com MarketWire

TV Worldwide 'Autism Today and Beyond' Town Hall Webcast Attracting National Attention on 'Give The World Your Heart TV'
TV Worldwide, (www.tvworldwide.com), the Internet's first TV network, announced that it had been selected to webcast 'Autism Today and Beyond,' the first in a series of free live Interactive national town hall Internet TV presentations, November 1, 2010 at 2PM ET. The event is being produced in support of Internet TV channel Give The World Your Heart TV (www.GTWYH MarketWire

ATWEC Technologies, Inc. Brings Patented Life Saving Technology to Florida and Katie's Kids Learning Center, Inc.
ATWEC Technologies (PINKSHEETS: ATWT) -- Katie's Kid Learning Center and ATWEC, Inc., a leader in the childcare safety industry, will demonstrate how to prevent back up accidents and accidental child abandonment in vehicles as part of its KidSafe Program on Friday, October 29, 2010 at 11:00 am at Katie's Kid Learning Center located at 2895 SE 2ND Street, Boynton Beach, FL. MarketWire

Coastal Pacific Mining Announces Details of $1.5 Million Exploration Program for the Hotstone Gold Property
Coastal Pacific Mining Corp. (OTCBB: CPMCF) ("Coastal Pacific" or the "Company"), announced today the completion of the preparation of the Hotstone Exploration Work Program, which would fulfill the requirement for undertaking a $1.5 million work program on the Hotstone Gold Property, according to the terms of the option agreement. MarketWire

Northland Signs Off-take Agreement with Tata Steel
Northland Resources S.A. (TSX: NAU)(OSLO: NAUR)(FRANKFURT: NBS) - "Northland" or "the Company") is pleased to announce the conclusion of a long-term off-take agreement with Tata Steel UK Ltd. ("Tata Steel") for a total of 6 million tonnes of iron ore concentrate from the Kaunisvaara Iron Ore Project in northern Sweden, subject to final technical approval. MarketWire

Gold Resource Corporation Declares Fourth Special Cash Dividend
Gold Resource Corporation (GORO) (NYSE Amex: GORO) is pleased to announce it has declared its fourth 2010 Special Cash Dividend of $0.03 per common share to its shareholders of record November 12th, payable November 24th, 2010. Gold Resource Corporation is a low-cost gold producer with operations in southern Mexico. MarketWire

True 2 Beauty Inc. Receives Tremendous Response From the Market Embracing TRTB as a New Company With Rapidly Growing Revenue
True 2 Beauty Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TRTB) (the "Company"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of male sexual potency pills and liquid products in the United States, announced today the "Libigrow" family of products. www.libigrow.com has received a tremendous response from the market embracing True 2 Beauty Inc. as a new and rapidly growing company. MarketWire

34 Promising Industrial Leaders of Korea Awarded for 'Korea Economy Leader Awards 2010'
Presented by Economist Korea and sponsored by JoongAng Ilbo, 34 leading companies and organizations of various industries in Korea were announced to receive '2010 Korea Economy Leader Awards.' This year's awards included 27 companies including Korean Air, and 7 organizations including KAIST. MarketWire

Metso's updates its disclosure policy
Metso Corporation's press release on October 29, 2010 at 10:45 a.m. localtime Metso's disclosure policy has been updated and it is available at Metsowebsitewww.metso.com. The disclosure policy, originally approved by the Board in 2008, outlinesthekey principles on how Metso, as a publicly listed company, communicateswith thecapital markets and other stakeholders MarketWire

ANA Agreement With U.S. DOJ
Company name: All Nippon Airways, Co., LtdRepresentative Name: Shinichiro Ito, President & CEO(Code: TSE & OSE 1st Section 9202) All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd. (LSE: ANA) agreed as of October 29th, 2010, to a plea agreement in connection with the allegations that had been raised by the United States for, among other things, price coordination for U.S MarketWire

Number of shares and votes in Active Biotech
The number of shares and votes in Active Biotech has changed as a result oftheexercise of employee stock options. Today, the last trading day of the month, there are in total 65,985,480sharesand votes in Active Biotech MarketWire

ANA Forecast for FY Results
Company Name: ALL NIPPON AIRWAYS CO., LTD.President and CEO: Shinichiro Ito(Code number: 9202) The Company hereby announces the decision made at the Board of Directors held on October 29, 2010, to revise, based on recent performance trends and other factors, the performance forecast for FY2010 (April 1, 2010 to March 31, 2011) previously announced on April 30, 2010 MarketWire

Neste Oil's interim report for January-September 2010
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ANA Financial Results for the First Half of FY 2010 and Revised Outlook for the Year
ANA Group (LSE: ANA) today reported improved income and revenues as Japan's leading airline operator reaped the benefits of tight cost controls and rising passenger demand in the first half of the fiscal year ending March, 2011. MarketWire

Petroleum Geo-Services ASA Third Quarter 2010 Presentation
The third quarter presentation can be downloaded at www.newsweb.no orwww.pgs.com MarketWire

Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders
Dutch biopharmaceutical companyCrucell N.V. (NYSE Euronext, NASDAQ: CRXL) (SWISS: CRX) today announcedthe convening of an Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders ofCrucellN.V. (EGM). MarketWire

SOHM India to Partner With Global Efficiency Firm to Manage Triple Digit Growth Within India, Sri Lanka, Southeast Asia, Africa, Mexico and Latin America and to Advise on Strategic Acquisitions
SOHM, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SHMN), a generic pharmaceutical manufacturer that produces and markets generic drugs covering all major treatment categories, announced today that the Company is negotiating to partner with a global efficiency firm headquartered in India. The firm will assist with managing soaring growth in India, Sri Lanka, Southeast Asia, Africa, Mexico and Latin America MarketWire

Spine Centers of America Opening Advanced Spine Surgery Center for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery in NJ
Considering that more than 80 percent of Americans will suffer from back pain at some point in their life, it isn't surprising that Spine Centers of America is opening its second endoscopic spine surgery center in the New Jersey area in early November. MarketWire

SPYRUS(R) Secure Pocket Drive(TM) Available With Windows Embedded Standard 7
An extra-special Halloween treat is now shipping from the heart of California's Silicon Valley. Following in the footsteps of the first secure flash drive to carry a licensed copy of Windows Embedded Standard 2009, SPYRUS is excited to announce another first: Microsoft's flagship operating system, Windows Embedded Standard 7, pre-installed on a secure USB flash drive. MarketWire

CAIR-CA PAC Announces Endorsements for 2010 Election
The CAIR-California Political Action Committee has released its list of endorsements on political candidates and ballot questions for the 2010 election. In addition, the CAIR-CA PAC has launched a new website to better inform American-Muslims of positions on political and government issues and candidates MarketWire

Nuance Communications Improves Global Web Presence With Oracle Content Management
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Zoran Corporation Announces Expiration of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period for Proposed Merger With Microtune, Inc.
Zoran Corporation (NASDAQ: ZRAN) announced today that the 30-day waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, applicable to Zoran's proposed merger with Microtune, Inc. (NASDAQ: TUNE), expired at 11:59 pm Eastern Daylight Time on October 28, 2010 MarketWire

China Metro-Rural, the Largest Agricultural Logistic Center in Northeast China; Presentation and Luncheon November 2, 2010 at Bayard's, New York
China Metro-Rural Holdings Limited (NYSE Amex: CNR) (the "Company" or "CNR") today announced that on November 2, 2010, CNR will hold its presentation and luncheon at Bayard's in the anticipated presence of over 60 guests including government officials from the Tieling City and Shenzhen Special Economic Zone, the PRC, as well as the media MarketWire

Stillwater Mining Reports Earnings for Third Quarter
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OpSource CEO to Discuss Leveraging the Cloud for Frictionless Customer Acquisition at Cloud Computing Expo
OpSource, Inc., the leader in enterprise cloud and managed hosting, today announced that it will be a featured speaker at the Cloud Computing Expo, which is being held November 1-4, 2010, in Santa Clara, Calif. The conference is the only enterprise IT event which covers the entire scope of the cloud computing spectrum. OpSource will also exhibit at the show in Booth # 320. MarketWire

Last Day for Nomination Submissions for the 2nd Annual iDate Awards: Internet Dating and Matchmaker Industry Awards
Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc. announces that today, October 29, 2010 is the last day to submit a nomination for the second annual iDate Awards . MarketWire

Sunny Weather Means Sunny Results for Xcel, as Third-Quarter 2010 Shows Improvement, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Warmer weather and favorable rate activity proved beneficial to leading energy company Xcel Energy Incorporated (NYSE:XEL) (Minneapolis, Minnesota) in the third quarter of 2010. Net earnings were reported to be $311.25 million, a 41.62% increase from third-quarter 2009. Industrial Info is tracking 58 active Xcel projects in the U.S MarketWire

Shaw Group Shows Steady Growth in Fiscal Year 2010, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- On Thursday, EPC giant The Shaw Group Incorporated (NYSE:SHAW) (Baton Rouge, Louisiana) reported operating results for the company's fourth quarter and fiscal year 2010, which ended August 31, 2010. Net income in the fourth quarter was $47.5 million, up from $40.5 million in 4Q09. Revenues for the year were $7 billion MarketWire

Bostitch Fastener Plant in Rhode Island Scheduled for Closure, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Stanley Black & Decker Incorporated (NYSE:SWK) (New Britain, Connecticut) is closing a Rhode Island manufacturing plant and consolidating operations to a facility in Greenfield, Indiana MarketWire

U.S. East Coast Packs Economic Wallop With $320 Billion in Industrial Projects, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--The 13 U.S. states that share a coastline with the Atlantic Ocean account for 23% of the nation's industrial project activity. This includes industrial projects in the planning, engineering or construction stages across 12 vertical industries. South Carolina leads the way, with 182 projects totaling $43.5 billion MarketWire

LECG Corporation to Announce Third Quarter 2010 Results on November 8, 2010, After Market Close
LECG (NASDAQ: XPRT), a global litigation, economics, consulting and business advisory, and governance, assurance, and tax expert service firm, today announced that it will release financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2010, immediately following the close of market, on Monday, November 8, 2010. LECG will host a conference call and live webcast at 5:00 p.m MarketWire

IdentityMine, Microsoft and Twitter Collaborate to Create Official Twitter Application for the Windows Phone 7 Platform
IdentityMine, Inc.™, an established leader in application and user interface development for rich digital interactive user experiences, announced today that it had collaborated with Microsoft and Twitter to create a full Twitter experience, custom-designed for the Windows® Phone 7 (WP7) platform MarketWire

Arena Doubles Number of New Customers Added in Third Quarter
Arena Solutions, a provider of on-demand bill of materials (BOM) and change management software for small and mid-size manufacturers, today announced a near doubling in the number of new customers added in the third quarter ending September 30, 2010, as compared to the same period one year earlier MarketWire

Earth911 Celebrates 19 Years as Recycling Leader
Today, Earth911 marks almost two decades as a leader in providing the public with easy access to recycling information. MarketWire

Social Media Ventures, Inc. Announces New Marketing Strategy for PetsPlaces.com
Social Media Ventures, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SMVI) today announced that it has formulated a new corporate strategy, coinciding with its recent announcement of its new marketing agreement with its internet savvy marketing partner, the DPM Group. MarketWire

MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon, 10/29
Politics, business, the economy, technology; this week on MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon. MoneyTV is the internationally syndicated television program all about money and what makes it happen, (http://www.moneytv.net), featuring informative interviews with company CEOs, providing insights into their operations and outlooks for their futures. MarketWire

Home Decor Retailer Kirkland's Selects Oracle(R) Retail Suite to Improve Performance and Support Future Growth
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Fleet Management Solutions Demonstrates Successful Growth in Revenue, Earnings and Expansion of Strategic Operations
Fleet Management Solutions Inc. (FMS) (PINKSHEETS: FLMG) announces that year to date corporate revenue has increased to USD$9,500,000 (EUR 7,000,000) despite the world economic downturn and lackluster general market conditions. Management attributes this increase to a variety of internal initiatives related to overall operations, cost control, marketing and FMS Partner Development MarketWire

DigitalGlobe Announces Time Change for Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results
DigitalGlobe Inc. (NYSE: DGI), a leading global content provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions, will announce its third quarter financial results after the close of regular market trading on Tuesday, November 2, 2010. MarketWire

GeckoSystems Begins Joint R&D With Japanese Robot Firm
GeckoSystems Intl. Corp. (PINKSHEETS: GOSY) announced today that they are partnering with a Japanese robot firm, ifoo Co., Ltd., to jointly develop a low cost robot arm appropriate for mobile service robots and light industrial use. MarketWire

Capital Product Partners L.P. Announces Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results
Capital Product Partners L.P. (the"Partnership") (NASDAQ: CPLP), an international owner of modern double-hulltankers, today released its financial results for the third quarter endedSeptember 30, 2010. MarketWire

Media Alert: ServiceMesh CEO Eric Pulier to Speak at Cloud Expo West 2010
What: Eric Pulier, CEO and Co-Founder of ServiceMesh, will be speaking at SYS-CON's Cloud Expo West 2010 on November 3, 2010. In his session titled "Moving from Tactical to Strategic IT," Mr MarketWire

Metalico Reports Income Gains on Strong Third Quarter Sales
Metalico, Inc. (NYSE Amex: MEA) today reportednet income for the quarter ending September 30, 2010, of $4.5 million andearnings of $0.10 per diluted share on sales of $137 million, an increaseof $45.5 million, or 50%, over same-quarter 2009 results. Operating incomefor the third quarter was $9.6 million, compared to $7.7 million in theprior-year MarketWire

Communispace Receives Top Industry Accolades for Customer Insight Communities
Today, Communispace, a pioneer of online customer insight communities for the world's leading brands, announced it's the recipient of two prestigious Forrester Groundswell Awards for its Godiva Chocolatier and its joint InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) and Chase customer insight communities MarketWire

Presstek Files Universal Shelf Registration Statement
Presstek, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRST), a supplier of digital offset printing solutions to the printing and communications industries, today announced that it has filed a universal shelf registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission MarketWire

Sun Healthcare Group, Inc. to Present at the Credit Suisse 2010 Healthcare Conference
Sun Healthcare Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SUNH) today announced that L. Bryan Shaul, chief financial officer, and Brandi Riddle, treasurer, will be presenting at the Credit Suisse 2010 Healthcare Conference on Thursday, Nov. 11, at 1 p.m. Mountain. MarketWire

Software Toolbox Enhances Connectivity Software
Software Toolbox® today announced the release of TOP Server Version 5.4, its OPC and native HMI device connectivity software application. Powered by Kepware, Top Server 5.4 delivers enhancements to more than 30 drivers and plug-ins. MarketWire

Charles & Colvard Retains RJ Falkner & Company as Investor Relations Counsel
Charles & Colvard, Ltd. (NASDAQ: CTHR), the sole manufacturer of moissanite lab-created gemstones, The Most Brilliant Jewel in the World™, today announced that it has retained RJ Falkner & Company, Inc. to develop and implement a comprehensive investor relations program for the Company. MarketWire

Intermodal Structures and Contopsa Form Alliance to Provide New High-Performance Modular Building Solutions Throughout Chile
Intermodal Structures, Inc. (IMS) and Containers Operators SA (Contopsa, Chile) announced today an alliance to market, sell and deliver flexible, high-performance modular building solutions throughout Latin America. The alliance is focused on meeting the growing need for quality commercial and residential buildings that can be rapidly and cost-effectively delivered virtually anywhere. MarketWire

Customers Upgrade to Latest Oracle Calendar and Email Software
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Flamel Technologies Announces Projected Release Date of Third Quarter Results; Conference Call
Flamel Technologies (NASDAQ: FLML) expects to release its financial results for the third quarter of 2010 on Thursday, November 4th, after the market close. A conference call to discuss the results has been scheduled for Friday, November 5th, at 8:30 AM (Eastern). A question and answer period is expected to follow management's prepared remarks. MarketWire

EmpowHER Talks With Maria Shriver and Katherine Schwarzenegger at The Women's Conference 2010
Top 5 women's health and wellness site EmpowHER captured impassioned interviews with Maria Shriver and Katherine Schwarzenegger during The Women's Conference 2010 in Long Beach (October 24-26) MarketWire

UDS Signs With T-Mobile USA as an 888-SUB-TO-GO Value-Added Partner
Adding value to its customer relationships, the 888-SUB-TO-GO service of UDS has signed a partnership agreement with T-Mobile USA. UDS is the operating unit of Delivery Technology Solutions Inc. (PINKSHEETS: DTSL), the leader in delivery management technology. MarketWire

Presstek to Host Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results Conference Call
Presstek, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRST), a leading supplier of digital offset printing solutions to the printing and communications industries, today announced it will release its third quarter 2010 financial results before the market opens on Monday, November 8, 2010. Presstek senior management will host a conference call that same day at 10:30 AM Eastern Time to discuss its third quarter 2010 results MarketWire

LED Christmas Lights From Light Energy Designs Save up to 98 Percent on Energy Bills
Though not yet Halloween, stores all over the country are already putting out their Christmas and holiday wares, which means it's time to start planning your Christmas light display, says Light Energy Designs, a leading retailer of LED Christmas lights. MarketWire

AlphaTrade.com (APTD) Announces Deal to Sell Debt and Shares to bNET Communications, Inc.
AlphaTrade.Com (OTCBB: APTD) announced today that the company has entered into a letter of intent to sell a portion of AlphaTrade's debt and a portion of managements' shares to bNET Communications, Inc., in an all cash transaction MarketWire

Digital Lumens Executives to Discuss LEDs, Clean Energy and the Smart Grid at Upcoming Industry Events
Digital Lumens, developer of the industry's first Intelligent Lighting System™, today announced that President and CEO, Tom Pincince, and CTO and Co-founder, Brian Chemel, will participate in three upcoming industry events: the Lazard Capital Markets Semiconductors LED Day; Future Forward's Executive Retreat; and the 6th Annual Conference on Clean Energy MarketWire

LogLogic Leverages MySQL and Oracle Linux to Improve Performance and Reliability for Its Critical Business Offerings
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Cisco Named Best Employer in Canada
Cisco Canada (NASDAQ: CSCO) has ranked first out of 121 companies surveyed, in Aon Hewitt's annual ranking of the Best Employers in Canada. The Aon Hewitt study, conducted in conjunction with Queen's University School of Business, recognizes the top employers in Canada based on employee responses. Cisco achieved the top ranking in only its second year of participating in the survey MarketWire

Virtual Incision Corporation Completes $2 Million Series A Financing
Virtual Incision Corporation, a developer of in vivo robots for use in single incision laparoscopic surgery, today announced it has completed a $2 million Series A financing led by PrairieGold Venture Partners and Bluestem Capital MarketWire

Obesitysolvers.com Supports Toy Ban Opposition by Former San Francisco Supervisor
Bob Cutler, CEO of Creative Consumer Concepts (C3) and sponsor of obesitysolvers.com, is praising the views of Michael Yaki, a San Francisco attorney and former member of the city's Board of Supervisors MarketWire

WABCO Reports Q3 2010 Results, Continues Strong Rise in Sales and Profit Amid Industry Recovery; Raises Guidance for 2010
WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC), a globaltechnology leader and tier-one supplier to the commercial vehicle industry,today reported Q3 2010 sales of $545 million, up 50 percent in localcurrencies and up 43 percent on a U.S. GAAP basis from a year ago,reflecting an industry recovery that continues to gain globally. MarketWire

Global Tablet Device Shipments to Exceed 80 Million Annually by 2015, Says Juniper Research, Led by US and European Sales
The number of annual shipments for tablet devices will reach 81 million by 2015* as an increasing number of consumer electronics players and handset manufacturers enter the market, finds Juniper's latest report. MarketWire

Pride International, Inc. to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Energy Conference
Pride International, Inc. (NYSE: PDE) today announced that Kevin C. Robert, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Business Development, will address attendees at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Energy Conference in Miami. Mr. Robert is scheduled to present on Thursday, November 11, 2010 at 2:05 p.m. EST. MarketWire

TRC to Host Conference Call to Discuss First-Quarter Fiscal 2011 Financial Results on November 4
TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRR) announced today that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Chris Vincze and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Tom Bennet will host a conference call on Thursday, November 4 at 9:00 a.m. ET to discuss the financial results for its fiscal first quarter ended September 24, 2010. MarketWire

Market Leader(R) to Present at Singular Research Conference November 4
Market Leader, Inc. (NASDAQ: LEDR) today announced that they will be presenting at the Singular Research Fifth Annual "Best of The Uncovereds" Conference. MarketWire

Bausch + Lomb Names Mariano Garcia-Valino as President, Latin America
Bausch + Lomb, the global eye health company, has named Mariano García-Valiño to the newly created role of corporate vice president and president, Latin America, effective immediately. MarketWire

REMINDER: Media Alert: Free Scary Face Pancakes for Kids October 29 at IHOP
WHAT:IHOP restaurants nationwide will celebrate Halloween a little early this year, offering kids 12 and under a free Scary Face Pancake as part of its No Tricks - Just Treats program designed to provide kids with a safe and fun Halloween event MarketWire

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