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Indian stocks up by 150 points, investor mood remains cautious
Eminent market analyst Sunil Shah today said that despite the 150-points rise in the Sensex, the general investor mood is expected to remain cautious for at least a week. ANI

International Green Building Conference 2011 to Explore Innovative, Sustainable, and Actionable Green Building Solutions Especially for the Tropics and Sub-Tropics
The main highlight of the Singapore Green Building Week (SGBW), the International Green Building Conference (IGBC) 2011, will see industry experts and practitioners, and policy-makers from across the Asia-Pacific and North America gather in Singaporefrom 13 to 16 September 2011 ACN Newswire

Too Much Post-rationalising in PR
The PR landscape is evolving with new social channels available to brands wanting to establish a relationship with customers. Brands are delving enthusiastically into online PR efforts, integrating digital PR strategies with offline ones as a crucialelement for customer engagement ACN Newswire

Vacuum-steam-cleaner.com: Japan Plans to Invest $1.3 Billion to Develop Supercomputer
According to the recent research of Vacuum-steam-cleaner.com, in the latest update of the world's top 500 supercomputers in June, Japan's Fujitsu's supercomputer code-named "K" exceeded China's Tianhe-1A supercomputer and ranked the first. Vacuum-steam-cleaner.com (http://vacuum-steam-cleaner ACN Newswire

HKTDC Food Expo Sets Visitor, Exhibitor Records
More than 380,000 visitors up three per cent over the previous year attended the 22nd HKTDC Food Expo, which closed yesterday following its five-day run. Both visitor totals and exhibitor numbers this year set fair records.Highlights of the 2011 Food Expo, 11-15 August, included the new Gourmet Zone, which featured premium food and processing products from around the world ACN Newswire

ePals Corporation (TSXV:SLN) Begins Trading on TSX Venture Exchange - Video Summary of Company Posted on www.InvestmentPitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, August 15, 2011 - ePals Corporation (TSXV:SLN) is one of the latest new listings on the TSX Venture Exchange, as a result of a qualifying transaction with capital pool company ""New University"".InvestmentPitch.com has produced a ""video news alert"" about ePals Corporation. If this link is not enabled, please visit www.InvestmentPitch ACN Newswire

New Audio Interview of Ian Gordon, Author of "The Long Wave Analyst" Newsletter by Jay Taylor on the Weekly VoiceAmerica Radio Show, "Turning Hard Times into Good Times"
Vancouver, British Columbia, August 15, 2011 - Jay Taylor, publisher of the J Taylor's Gold, Energy & Tech Stocks newsletter, interviews Ian Gordon, renowned economic forecaster and author of ""The Long Wave Analyst"" newsletter ACN Newswire

A8 Digital Music Holdings Explores Market to Form Solid Foundation for Transition
Financial highlight:Actively responded to policy changes and expedited the pace of strategic adjustment to become a leading digital music and culture related company For the first half of 2011, revenue amounted to RMB249 million, representing a decrease of 31% from RMB359 million of the same period last year Profit attributable to equity holders amounted to RMB9 MarketWire

Red Hawk Casino's Fortune Pai Gow Poker Progressive(TM) Pays Out $65,671
Dominga S. from San Jose was the lucky winner of Red Hawk Casino's Pai Gow Poker Progressive of $65,671 on Monday, Aug. 15. Dominga had been playing a variety of games at Red Hawk Casino including Pai Gow Poker. She was glad she chose that specific game and that she had placed the additional $1 bonus bet MarketWire

Papercheck Announces Summer 2011 Charles Shafae Scholarship Fund Winner
Papercheck, a leader in editing and proofreading services, has announced that the Summer 2011 Charles Shafae Scholarship Fund winner is Abigail Airoldi, a junior at Quinnipiac University who is enrolled in the entry-level Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) program MarketWire

Atrion Corporation Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend by 17%
Atrion Corporation (NASDAQ: ATRI) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved an increase in the Company's quarterly cash dividend from 42 cents per share to 49 cents per share MarketWire

Alliant Insurance Services Expands Construction Expertise
Alliant Insurance Services (www.alliantinsurance.com), the nation's largest specialty insurance brokerage firm, has announced that Karen Walsh has joined the company's Construction Services Group as Senior Vice President and Regional Director, Property and Casualty. She will be based in Alliant's Boston office. MarketWire

SkinStore Blog Announces Fall 2011 Guide to Gorgeous
The SkinStore Blog, a beauty blogging web site associated with the online beauty retailer SkinStore.com, recently announced the launch of this fall's Guide to Gorgeous by the beauty editors at SkinStore.com. MarketWire

Teacher Prep Students to Benefit From New Collaboration
Earnest Palomino is an engineer who wanted to become a teacher. A move to Arizona and a distressed economy were the catalyst for him to enroll in Rio Salado College's post-baccalaureate teacher preparation program. Two years later Palomino will see his goal become a reality when he teaches math to students at Dysart High School this fall. MarketWire

Chartwells-Thompson Hospitality Supports Chicago's Bud Billiken Parade
Chartwells-Thompson Hospitality, the major school meals provider for Chicago Public Schools (CPS), donated 850 lunches for student participants in the Bud Billiken Parade, which took place on August 13th. Chartwells-Thompson has donated thousands of free lunches in the past for students participating in the Bud Billiken parade and picnic. MarketWire

ForeScout Launches Access Partner Program in Southeast Asia to Accelerate Channel Sales and Service Opportunities
ForeScout Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of automated security control solutions for Fortune 1000 enterprises and government organizations, today announced the rollout of its new ForeScout Access Partner Program for its authorized reseller channel partners in Singapore, India and other parts of southeast Asia MarketWire

ForeScout Launches Access Partner Program in Korea to Accelerate Channel Sales and Service Opportunities
ForeScout Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of automated security control solutions for Fortune 1000 enterprises and government organizations, today announced the rollout of its new ForeScout Access Partner Program for its authorized reseller channel partners in Korea MarketWire

Continental Materials Corporation Reports Unaudited Second Quarter Results
Continental Materials Corporation (NYSE Amex: CUO) today reported a net loss of $62,000 or 2 cents per diluted share for the second quarter ended July 2, 2011 compared to net income of $493,000 or 31 cents per diluted share for the second quarter ended July 3, 2010. MarketWire

Great American Group(R) Hosts Live Webcast Auction for Star Envelopes Aug. 25
Envelope machines, printing presses, a die press and assorted printing equipment located at three former sites operated by Star Acquisitions, LLC will be available for sale during a live Webcast auction beginning at 11 a.m. (EDT) Thursday, August 25, hosted by Great American Group, LLC (OTCBB: GAMR), a leading provider of asset disposition, valuation and appraisal services. MarketWire

ForeScout Launches Access Partner Program in Australia to Accelerate Channel Sales and Service Opportunities
ForeScout Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of automated security control solutions for Fortune 1000 enterprises and government organizations, today announced the rollout of its new ForeScout Access Partner Program for its authorized reseller channel partners in Australia MarketWire

Revel Consulting Waves the Foster 5K Checkered Flag for Third Straight Year
For the third straight year, Revel Consulting (www.revelconsulting.com), a Kirkland, Washington-based business management consulting firm, supported the annual charity Foster Kids 5K (http://fosterkids5k.org), an annual charity 5K race, with financial support and pro bono consulting services to increase opportunities for foster children MarketWire

Strategic Storage Trust, Inc. Expands San Francisco Bay Area Portfolio; Purchases Fourth Self Storage Facility
Strategic Storage Trust, Inc. (SSTI) -- a publicly registered non-traded REIT targeting the self-storage market -- recently acquired a 610-unit property in the San Francisco Bay Area with a total aggregate value of approximately $6.56 million. SSTI's San Francisco Bay Area self-storage portfolio now includes four facilities totaling approximately 2,600 units MarketWire

41st Annual Barona Powwow Set for Labor Day Weekend
Experience San Diego County's largest celebration of Native American tradition and culture at the 41st Annual Barona Powwow, September 2-4. Since its inception in 1970, the Tribal celebration has grown into a three-day event drawing over 10,000 Native Americans and visitors from across the nation and featuring more than 200 dancers competing for $60,000 in cash prizes. MarketWire

Wyndham Worldwide Gives Children a "Vacation Day" to Remember
Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN), one of the world's largest hospitality companies, brought a little bit of the Wyndham Championship to the patients, families, and staff at the pediatrics department at The Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital in Greensboro, N.C. with a "Vacation Day" filled with fun, food and festivities. MarketWire

Paraform Design (ZMGD): Contract with Major Franchise
Zamage Digital Art Imaging, Inc. (PINK SHEETS: ZMGD) (www.zamagedigitalcorp.com) Paraform Design has been hired by Chick-Fil-A, the country's second largest quick-service chicken restaurant chain to handle signage and sign maintenance at several franchise locations. MarketWire

Alta Mining (FOGC) Begins Exploration in BC, Canada
Fortune Oil and Gas, Inc. (PINK SHEETS: FOGC) (http://www.fortuneoilandgascorp.com) subsidiary Alta Mining announces the commencement of the 2011 exploration program on the SGH property, located in Slocan, BC, Canada. MarketWire

Airprotek International, Inc. (APKN) CEO Message and Update
Airprotek International, Inc. (PINK SHEETS: APKN) (www.airprotekcorp.com) incoming CEO and current CEO of Starbase Global Logistics (http://www.starbaseglobal.com) Tom Drew delivers a message to the APKN investors. MarketWire

Common Core State Standards and School Transformation Symposium Hosted by Evans Newton Incorporated in October 2011
The Fall 2011 Common Core State Standards and School Transformation Symposium, hosted by Evans Newton Incorporated (ENI), will be held at the Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mountains in Scottsdale, Arizona, from October 5-7, 2011 MarketWire

The Pinnacle Group Claims 7 of the Top 10 Rising Star Spots at the Shaklee Global Conference
The Pinnacle Group claimed 7 of the Rising Star Top 10 spots at Shaklee's Global Conference in Washington, D.C. on August 13, 2011. This particular category represents the fastest growing new Business Leader teams who earned the highest income during the qualification period. The qualification period ran from June 1, 2011 - June 30, 2011. MarketWire

FLIR Systems Announces $250 Million Notes Offering
FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announced it has priced a public offering of $250 million aggregate principal amount of 3.75% notes due September 1, 2016. FLIR expects to receive net proceeds of approximately $248 million, after deducting underwriting discounts and estimated offering expenses MarketWire

AmeraMex International Reports Second Quarter Financial Results
AmeraMex International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AMMX), a provider of heavy equipment to infrastructure, shipping, construction and mining companies, today reported financial results for its second quarter, ended June 30, 2011. MarketWire

RYDEX|SGI CurrencyShares(R) Cross $4 Billion in Assets
Rydex|SGI, a leading asset manager, today announced that assets in its CurrencyShares® product lineup reached an all-time high of $4 billion, as of August 9, 2011. MarketWire

Crystal Rock Holdings, Inc. Notes the Passing of Phillip Davidowitz
Crystal Rock Holdings, Inc. (NYSE Amex: CRVP) notes the recent passing of Phillip Davidowitz, our Board member with the longest service. Mr. Davidowitz became a director in June 1998 and served for many years on our Audit and Compensation Committees. He was president of TSC Clearing Services, Inc MarketWire

American College of Education Announces Alumni Scholarship Program Allowing Graduates to Assist New Students
"Teachers helping teachers" defines the new Alumni Scholarship Program announced today by the American College of Education. Sponsored by the college's Alumni Association, the Alumni Scholarship Program allows ACE degree program graduates to gift tuition scholarships to fellow educators. MarketWire

Shinedown Gets Back to Business; Hard Rock Superstars Begin Work on Hugely Anticipated Fourth Album
Atlantic recording group Shinedown has begun work on their hugely anticipated fourth studio album. The multi-platinum rock band will be joined at Hollywood's famed Ocean Way Recording by multiple Grammy Award-winning producer Rob Cavallo (Kid Rock, Green Day), who previously collaborated with the band on their RIAA platinum certified third album, "THE SOUND OF MADNESS." MarketWire

Blue Coat Systems Names Greg Clark as President and CEO
Blue Coat Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: BCSI), a leading provider of Web security and WAN optimization solutions, announced that Gregory S. Clark has been named president and chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors, effective upon the commencement of his employment with Blue Coat, by September 15, 2011. Mr. Clark will succeed Michael J MarketWire

Synthesis Energy Systems and China Energy Announce Extension of Agreement for $83.8 Million Equity Investment
Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: SYMX) ("SES"), a global energy and gasification technology company that provides products and solutions to the energy and chemicals industries, announced today that it has agreed with Zhongjixuan Investment Management Company Ltd. ("ZJX") and China Energy Industry Holding Group Co MarketWire

Media Advisory: Congresswoman Laura Richardson and HUD Assistant Secretary Mercedes Marquez to Help Celebrate 20 Years of Federal Funding for Housing in L.A. County
When:Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 11AM MarketWire

Hebridean Island Cruises Introduces Last Minute Savings on Fall 2011 Cruises
There is still time before the season ends in November to save on a memorable experience to majestic and idyllic ports in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland onboard Hebridean Island Cruises' Five-Star, ultra-luxurious 50-guest Hebridean Princess. MarketWire

Ortronics Achieves Copper and Fiber Channel Certification in Italy
Ortronics, a Group brand Legrand, the global leader in high performance network infrastructure solutions, has achieved channel certification by the Institute of Communications and Information Technology (ISCTI), a part of the Ministry of Economic Development - Communications in Italy MarketWire

NeighborWorks America Sees Obstacles to Significant Refinance Activity
Record low mortgage interest rates should be a boost to the economy as homeowners reduce their monthly housing costs and recycle the monthly savings back into the economy. But Marietta Rodriguez, National Director of Homeownership and Lending at NeighborWorks America, points out three realities of today's mortgage market that suggest a refinance wave may not happen for many homeowners. MarketWire

Salt Lake County Resident Cherilyn Eagar Announces Plan to Run for U.S. Congress in 2012
City of Holladay resident and business owner Cherilyn Eagar today announced that she will seek Utah's Second Congressional District seat currently held by Congressman Jim Matheson (D-UT). MarketWire

E FUN Launches Android Tablets and Digital Pens in Canada
E FUN, a consumer electronics designer and marketer of fun, easy-to-use lifestyle products, has launched its Nextbook brand of Android tablet computers and its APEN digital line of pens in Canada. The products are being distributed through SYNNEX Canada Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX). MarketWire

KDNY Dances What Women Are Thinking
If "Sex and the City" was a dance company KDNY would probably be it. A fusion of grace, determination, independence, style and comedic tangents, the all-female New York City-based dance company makes their onstage debut in Tampa on Oct. 8, at the University of South Florida (USF) Theatre 1. MarketWire

Blue Coat Systems Reschedules Quarterly Conference Call to Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Blue Coat Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: BCSI), a leading provider of Web security and WAN optimization solutions, today announced it has rescheduled its quarterly conference call to discuss the Company's results for the first quarter of fiscal 2012, and its outlook for the second quarter of fiscal 2012. The conference call will now be held on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. EDT (2:00 p.m. PDT) MarketWire

Sikich Ranks #13 in Accounting Today's 2011 VAR 100
Sikich LLP, a nationally recognized public accounting and advisory firm (www.sikich.com), announces Sikich has been ranked 13th in Accounting Today's Top 100 Value Added Reseller (VAR) list with revenue totaling over $20 million in 2010, an increase of just over 10%. MarketWire

The Risk Management and Patient Safety Institute Reaccredited by ACCME(R) for Six Years
The Risk Management and Patient Safety Institute (RM&PSI), a member company of Coverys, today announced it was successfully reaccredited for six years by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®). This achievement recertifies RM&PSI as a provider of continuing medical education (CME) for physicians MarketWire

Innovative Sport Fishing Boat to Be Unveiled in Las Vegas
The Reverend Dr. Sun Myung Moon of Korea, honored by millions around the world as a prophet, peacemaker, wedding convener, newspaper publisher and fisherman, will add a new credential to his resume on Thursday in Las Vegas: inventor. MarketWire

Aurora Gold Corp Completes Exploration Plans for Brazil Projects
Aurora Gold Corporation (the "Company," or "Aurora") (OTCQB: ARXG), is a mineral exploration company focusing on exploration and development in the Tapajos Gold Province, State of Pará, Brazil. MarketWire

GreenHouse Holdings Inc. Announces Second Quarter Financial Results and Provides Shareholder Update
GreenHouse Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: GRHU) ("GreenHouse"), a San Diego, California-based integrated energy solutions provider and developer of eco-friendly infrastructure, today announced financial results for the Second Quarter ended June 30, 2011. MarketWire

FormFactor to Present at the 2011 Citi Technology Conference
FormFactor, Inc. (NASDAQ: FORM) is pleased to announce its participation in the 2011 Citi Technology Conference at the Hilton Hotel in New York on Wednesday, September 7, 2011 at 9:35 AM Eastern Daylight Time. MarketWire

European Airline Orders Four Bombardier Q400 NextGen Turboprops
Bombardier Aerospace announced today that a European airline, which has requested to remain unidentified at the present time, has signed a firm order for four Q400 NextGen high-speed turboprop airliners. The transaction includes options on an additional four Q400 NextGen aircraft. MarketWire

Liberty PlugIns Eco Friendly Company Chooses Trunity Connect Content Management Software Platform for a Secure an All in One Partner, Distributor and Customer Support Portal
Liberty PlugIns, a technology company focused on developing and deploying systems that enable the use of the Electric Vehicle (EV) charging system, chooses Trunity Connect content management software for their support and training portals MarketWire

MillerCoors Seeking Nationals Fans to Film Public Service Announcement
Washington Nationals fans at this week's homestand against the Cincinnati Reds at Nationals Park will have an opportunity to serve as spokespeople for responsible behavior this season. The Nationals, MillerCoors, and TEAM Coalition are partnering to educate fans about the importance of designating a driver and demonstrating positive fan behavior MarketWire

The Children's Foundation 5th Annual Fundraising Golf Tournament to Benefit Casa Hogar Los Angelitos
Golf with the deer and Elk at 7600' with unsurpassed views in every direction at the foot of Rocky Mtn National Park, Longs Peak, Mt. Meeker and the Mummy Range. All while helping children in desperate circumstances. MarketWire

Pentagon Federal Credit Union and Navy League of the United States Announce Enhanced "Preferred Provider" Financial Services Partnership
Pentagon Federal Credit Union (PenFed) announced today that they are now the exclusive, preferred financial services provider for credit cards, vehicle loans, and mortgages for the Navy League of the United States. MarketWire

eMerchantPay Partners With Payletter to Deliver Integrated Payment Solutions to the Global Gaming Community
eMerchantPay (www.emerchantpay.com), a leading European-based provider of online payment processing solutions to merchants worldwide, has partnered with billing systems and management services company Payletter to offer the global gaming community enhanced online payment solutions MarketWire

TheDirectory.com to Receive New Ticker Symbol: SEEK Effective Wednesday Morning
TheDirectory.com, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: EYSM) today announced that it has received notice from FINRA that the ticker symbol "SEEK" has been assigned to the Company; effective Wednesday, August 17th the Company will open for trading under the new ticker symbol "SEEK". MarketWire

UPDATE: Thermador Readies for Launch of 'Ultimate Culinary Center'
Thermador (http://www.thermador.com), the inventor of the wall oven and countless other kitchen appliance firsts, asks the question: "Do you cook?" MarketWire

X-ES Enters FPGA COTS Board Market With First Embedded Computing FPGA Development Environment Based on AXI4 Interface Protocol
Extreme Engineering Solutions, Inc. (X-ES) announces the availability of the XPedite2300, a Xilinx® Virtex®-6 based XMC module with support for pluggable daughter cards for customizable I/O. In conjunction with the XPedite2300, X-ES announces the first embedded FPGA development environment based on the AXI4 interface protocol, the XPedite2300 FPGA Development Kit (FDK) MarketWire

iTeknik Holding Corporation Seeks Merger/Acquisition Candidates
iTeknik Holding Corporation (PINKSHEETS: ITKH), a leader in the telecommunications industry, today announced that it has launched a search for acquisition and merger candidates in the information technology industry or related field. The Company has executed five non-disclosure agreements and is currently evaluating two specific transactions MarketWire

Beauty Research Reviews bareMinerals and Jane Iredale Mineral Cosmetics
Beauty Research, a beauty blogging web site, recently reviewed mineral cosmetic products from bareMinerals and Jane Iredale. Both cosmetic brands are well respected in the beauty industry and are reputed for producing high quality makeup products that contain pure minerals without fillers MarketWire

Howard Alan Events Announces the Shadyside Signature Summer Art Festival Returning August 27 & 28
An explosion of color, an abundance of talent and a myriad of mediums will mark the return of Shadyside's premier annual art festival this summer, transforming the heart of this popular dining and retail destination into a gallery style outdoor art extravaganza MarketWire

Florida PACE Association Launches Website, Toll-Free Number
The Florida PACE Association has launched an informational website and toll-free number for those interested in learning more about the Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly and PACE providers. MarketWire

Home Managers at Showhomes Home Staging Pay Minimal Fees to Live in Luxury Properties
When Tony Hearn was going through a divorce he had to move quickly. He wanted an affordable place near his two children in the coastal community of Fairhope, Ala., but wasn't sure he could pull it off. MarketWire

Datran Media Offers Free 60-Day Trial of Its Aperture Audience Measurement and Planning Solution to Publishers and Networks
Datran Media, a leading digital marketing technology company, today announced that it is extending a 60-day free trial of its Aperture audience measurement and planning solution to qualified publishers and networks that register by September 30, 2011. MarketWire

VLCCF - Presentation Q2 2011
Knightsbridge Tankers Limited (VLCCF) advises that a presentation of itssecondquarter 2011 results that were released August 16, 2011 is available on theCompany's websitehttp://www.knightsbridgetankers.com and in the linkenclosed. Hamilton, BermudaAugust 16, 2011 Q2 2011 Presentation:http://hugin.info/132879/R/1538796/470059 MarketWire

VooDoo BBQ & Grill Franchise Expands to Austin, Texas
VooDoo BBQ & Grill, a Louisiana-based restaurant franchisor, will open five restaurants in the Texas capital city of Austin, continuing an aggressive national expansion. MarketWire

Federal Realty Assumes Management of Rockville Town Square Parking Garage
Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE: FRT) announces today that as of September 2011 Federal Realty will assume management of the Rockville Town Square parking garage, replacing the City of Rockville and creating a parking experience that is more effective for a shopping and dining destination in a vibrant downtown environment MarketWire

Dan B. Tran MD at NVISION Laser Eye Centers First in California to Perform Cataract Surgery With the Alcon LenSx(R) Laser
NVISION Laser Eye Centers' Dan B. Tran, MD is the first eye surgeon in California to perform laser refractive cataract surgery with a bladeless, computer-controlled laser that ensures the highest-precision surgical incisions MarketWire

UPDATE: Iron Eagle Announces $23.3 Million in Revenue for the First Six Months of 2011
Iron Eagle Group, Inc. (OTCQB: IEAGD) (PINKSHEETS: IEAGD) (for 20 business days and then back to OTCQB: IEAG), a construction and contracting services provider in the infrastructure, commercial, and government markets, today announced revenue of $11.1 million, for the three month period ended June 30, 2011, and $23.3 million for the six months ended June 30, 2011 MarketWire

MetaPower International, Inc.
In the news release, "MetaPower International, Inc. Increases Q1 2011 Revenue by 25 Percent Over Q1 2010" issued earlier today by MetaPower International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MTPR), we are advised by the company that the headline should read "MetaPower International, Inc. Increases Q2 2011 Revenue by 25 Percent OverQ2 2010" rather than what was originally issued. Complete corrected text follows. MarketWire

McDonald's Announces Senior Management Changes
McDonald's Corporation (NYSE: MCD) (www.aboutmcdonalds.com) Chief Executive Officer Jim Skinner today announced that Steve Easterbrook will resign as President of McDonald's Europe effective September 30, 2011. Easterbrook, 44, is joining the privately owned Gondola Group and will assume operational leadership of the international restaurant brand PizzaExpress as Chief Executive. MarketWire

Open Enrollment 2011: Five Tips From Benz Communications for Communicating Benefits in an Uncertain Economy and Health Care Reform World
Given the dual impacts of health care reform and an uncertain economy -- combined with renewed corporate focus on wellness and health care consumerism, Jennifer Benz suggests that relying on the 'the same old stuff' for open enrollment communication is no longer sufficient. Jen is the Founder and Chief Strategist of Benz Communications, a leading HR and benefits communication strategy boutique. MarketWire

Blue Coat Reports Results for First Quarter Fiscal 2012
Blue Coat Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: BCSI), a leading provider of Web security and WAN optimization solutions, today reported financial results for its first fiscal 2012 quarter ended July 31, 2011. Total net revenue for the first quarter of fiscal 2012 was $109.5 million compared with net revenue of $120.7 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2011 and $122 MarketWire

Taleo Chief Executive Officer to Present at 2011 Citi Technology Conference
Taleo Corporation (NASDAQ: TLEO), the global leader of SaaS-based Talent Management solutions, announced today that it will be presenting at the 2011 Citi Technology Conference, being held at the Hilton New York Hotel in New York. MarketWire

Accela Continues Steady Multinational Growth With Strong Sales in Fiscal Q4
At its annual User Conference, Accela, Inc., the leading provider of web- and cloud-based software for e-government, today announced that it had capped a successful fiscal 2011 with strong results in its fourth quarter. The company's Q4 2011 revenue came in at 22 percent above Q4 2010, while full-year revenue grew by 15 percent over fiscal 2010 MarketWire

Yammer Adds Rakuten to Customer Roster
Yammer, Inc., the leading provider of enterprise social networking, today announced that Rakuten, Japan's largest online shopping operator, is rolling out Yammer to employees companywide. MarketWire

One Step Closer to a Healthier North America
When the hit NBC reality TV series "The Biggest Loser" returns this fall, the contestants will have a new tool to help them reach their weight loss goals. They will be furnished with The Biggest Loser Slim Coach, which utilizes the MYTRAK Health platform to track movement, exertion and calorie burn, allowing the user to monitor their physical activity throughout the day MarketWire

Twin Rivers Paper Company Reaffirms Sustainability Commitment
Twin Rivers Paper Company supports its commitment to sustainability by launching Twin Rivers® Offset 100, a printing paper containing 100% post-consumer fiber. Additionally, the company released its new Environmental Philosophy & Practices Overview brochure which highlights key components of its environmental platform. MarketWire

Greenfield Farms Food, Inc. Announces Series B Preferred Stock Agreement
Greenfield Farms Food, Inc. (OTCQB: GRAS) (OTCBB: GRAS) announced today that it has created a Series B Preferred Stock. Larry C. Moore, President/CEO of Greenfield Farms Food, Inc., has converted his Series A Preferred into a Series B Preferred. Under the terms and conditions of the agreement the Series B will not be eligible for treatment under Rule 144 for a period of three years. MarketWire

Healthnostics Announces HNS Fund Co. Expansion
Healthnostics, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HNSS) announced a major expansion of its HNS Fund Co. division. The recently announced net gain of $957,000 in the market value of HNS Fund Co. has encouraged management to further expand and diversify the division. As a result, the company has taken significant stakes in such areas as online entertainment, publishing, and an online commerce site MarketWire

DOJ Veteran Alexander K. Haas Joins King & Spalding
Former Department of Justice attorney Alexander K. Haas has joined King & Spalding as counsel in its Washington, D.C., office, the firm announced today. Haas joins the firm after eight years with the U.S MarketWire

Study Reveals Shift in Global Outsourcing Benefiting Rural BPO Providers
Caleris, a leading business process outsourcing (BPO) provider with rural America delivery locations, announced today that shifts in global outsourcing have contributed to Caleris' increase in size by 30% yearly over the past three years MarketWire

OpenLogic Secures Additional Funding to Accelerate Growth in Cloud
OpenLogic, Inc MarketWire

OtterBox Stands Behind "Strength" With New Commitment to Fighting Breast Cancer
Following a one-year donation of more than $175,000, protective case maker OtterBox® once again renewed its commitment to the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade with new pink-and-white case options to benefit the cause MarketWire

OtterBox on "A Journey of Hope" With Rich's Ride
After a devastating fall from the roof of his home more than twenty years ago, Rich Dixon, a 60-year-old from Fort Collins, Colo., is now permanently paralyzed. Amazingly, paralyzed below his chest, Dixon is still capable of "cranking" more than 2,000 miles on a hand-powered bicycle each year MarketWire

Retirement Income Industry Association to Unveil the First Award for Academic Thought Leadership at Upcoming Fall Conference
The Retirement Income Industry Association (RIIA) recently announced the winners of its first Academic Thought Leadership Award. MarketWire

New York, Paris, London, Beijing: China Evolves From Exotic to Essential Destination for Worldly Travelers
Once considered the epitome of the exotic, China has come into its own as one of the world's greatest travel destinations MarketWire

Acquia Expands Drupal Product Offerings With Two Acquisitions
Acquia, the leading provider of commercial solutions for Drupal, announced today that it has acquired Cyrve, a provider of Drupal migration services, and Growing Venture Solutions (GVS), a provider of Drupal security services. With these acquisitions, Acquia is also introducing today Acquia Migration Services and Acquia Security Services for Drupal enterprise website owners. MarketWire

Forest City Washington Announces Opening of Foundry Lofts Leasing Office at The Yards
Forest City Washington, today announced the opening of pre-leasing for Foundry Lofts, an adaptive reuse of a historic industrial building located in The Yards, Washington, DC's up-and-coming urban development near Nationals Park in the Capitol Riverfront. MarketWire

Stay Safe This Semester With Campus Fire Safety Tips From McDaniel
Along with the return of the school season, the month of September also marks campus fire safety month. McDaniel, a leader in full-service fire suppression, fire alarm and security systems for over 75 years, is offering some helpful tips to keep college students informed and safe this school year. MarketWire

Family Farm in Hamilton County, Home on Watts Bar Lake to Sell at Auction
A family farm in Apison and a lake home on Watts Bar Lake will sell in separate court-appointed auctions Thursday, Aug. 25, with the Chattanooga office of John Dixon & Associates managing both sales. Both properties will sell at absolute auction, with no minimum or reserve bids. MarketWire

CytoSorbents Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results
CytoSorbents Corporation (OTCBB: CTSO), a critical care-focused company using blood purification to treat life-threatening illnesses, announced its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2011. MarketWire

Astadia Announces New CloudMap(TM) Consulting Services and Methodology
Astadia, a Cloud computing systems integrator and a top Salesforce.com, Eloqua, Xactly and Informatica partner, today announced CloudMap™, a comprehensive management consulting offering that aligns business strategy, technology and adoption, enabling agile transformation. CloudMap leverages Astadia's unparalleled global experience, completing over 6,000 engagements since 2002. MarketWire

Social Media Users Love Costco but Hate Walmart
Social media users were more negative than positive about supermarkets in the US over the last 12 months, with Walmart (WMT) taking much of the blame for supermarkets' bad image, according to a new social media analytics report from Amplicate. MarketWire

Examine Global Mega Trends Shaping the Prospects of Industries at the Growth, Innovation and Leadership Congress 2011: Silicon Valley
Frost & Sullivan's Growth, Innovation and Leadership Congress, GIL 2011: Silicon Valley, showcases Think Tanks designed to leverage cutting-edge research findings on Mega Trends to address critical movements in the marketplace in the next decade. These approaches are fundamental in assisting companies with developing strategies to navigate global growth minefields MarketWire

Proven Leader in "Work From Home" Opportunities Launching in UK
ChaCha, the world's #1 real-time mobile Q&A service and a top-rated work-from-home opportunity, is now actively seeking UK residents to serve as "Guides," who are tech-savvy Web-based workers who assist in answering user questions in their free time. This expansion will add specialised local UK market expertise to ChaCha's current pool of more than 60,000 USA-based trained guides. MarketWire

International Broadcast Convention (IBC) Selects ZiXi as a Finalist for the ConnectedWorld.TV Awards
ZiXi, the leading provider of solutions and services that enable flawless broadcast-quality HDTV via the Internet, today announced that it has been selected as a finalist for the inaugural ConnectedWorld.TV awards, to be presented at the International Broadcast Convention (IBC) in Amsterdam on September 12th, 2011 MarketWire

WorkForce Software Announces Strong Momentum in Higher Education
WorkForce Software, the leading provider of workforce management solutions for organizations with complex labor policies and stringent compliance demands, announces that its EmpCenter® workforce management suite continues to resonate as the 'solution of choice' for higher education institutions throughout North America. MarketWire

"Aballay" US Debut at New York International Latino Film Festival
Movie Avenue International and HBO sponsored NYILFF present, "ABALLAY," the ultimate Latin American Western, tomorrow, Wednesday, August 17, 5:45 pm in Chelsea Clearview Cinemas, Screen 7, at 260 West 23rd St., NY. "ABALLAY" is a return to the grassroots of its genre and those legendary adventures of the unscrupulous gaucho 'malo MarketWire

Cartus Client Survey Names 44 Key Emerging Market Destinations for Corporate Transferees
A new report from Cartus Corporation, the leading provider of global relocation services, identifies 44 countries as key emerging markets for conducting business. The report, titled "Mobility Challenges in Emerging Markets," is based on survey responses from 116 representatives of multinational corporations of all sizes that move from tens to thousands of employees per year MarketWire

Palo Alto Networks Extends Its Technology Partner Program
Palo Alto Networks™, the network security company, has announced the expansion of vendors within its Technology Partner Program -- a program committed to arming mutual customers with integrated solutions that fundamentally improve network security and risk management for enterprises MarketWire

Invesco PowerShares Announces Dividend Distribution for the PowerShares S&P 500(R) Low Volatility Portfolio (SPLV)
Invesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC, a leading global provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) with more than $57 billion in franchise assets, today announced the dividend distribution for the recently listed PowerShares S&P 500® Low Volatility Portfolio (NYSE Arca: SPLV). MarketWire

Major Expansion of PEER Network Announced by CNS Response
CNS Response, Inc. (OTCBB: CNSO) today announced that it has executed agreements with two major Southern California psychiatric provider groups, with a combined total of 23 physicians servicing most major managed care plans. MarketWire

Future U.S. Appoints Gary Steinman as Editor in Chief for GamesRadar.com
Future U.S., the special-interest media company, today announced the appointment of Gary Steinman as Editor in Chief for GamesRadar.com, the company's premier gaming website. MarketWire

Abacus Insurance Brokers Launches Online Jewelers Block Program
Abacus Insurance Brokers, Inc., a Los Angeles-based program manager that distributes specialty insurance products online through www.abacus.net, has launched an online Jewelers Block program. MarketWire

Affine Appoints IAG Research Founder Alan Gould to Board of Advisors
Affine, a leading provider of contextual targeting data for online video ad buying, today announced the appointment of Alan Gould, entrepreneur and start-up investor, to the company's Advisory Board. MarketWire

Wavelink Wins Two Innovation Awards for Mobile Device Management and Telecom Expense Management
Wavelink Corporation (www.wavelink.com) today announced its mobile device management and proactive telecom expense management products were named winners of Golden Bridge Business Awards (formerly Network Products Guide awards) MarketWire

NWN Corporation Names Kevin Bullock to CFO Position
NWN Corporation, a leading systems integration company, announced today it has appointed Kevin Bullock as its Chief Financial Officer beginning August 1, 2011. Bullock is a CPA with a deep technical and analytical background who will lead the NWN financial team nationwide. MarketWire

The Alpine Group, Inc. Posts Second Quarter 2011 Results
The Alpine Group, Inc. ("Alpine") (PINKSHEETS: APNI) today posted its quarterly financial statements for the three months ended June 30, 2011 to its Website (www.alpine-group.net). MarketWire

Workday Selected by Thomson Reuters
Workday Inc. today announced that Thomson Reuters, the market leader in information and financial data, will leverage the benefits of modern, global software-as-a-service (SaaS) by using Workday Human Capital Management (HCM) and Payroll for worker data in more than 100 countries MarketWire

Workday 14: Introducing Embedded Intelligence
Workday Inc., the leader in SaaS-based enterprise solutions for global human resources, payroll, and financial management, today announced that all live Workday customers have moved to the company's latest release MarketWire

Infortrend Expands Storage Systems Market for Telco, Defense, Oil and Gas Industries With New DC Power Systems
Infortrend® (TPE: 2495), the networked storage expert, today announced the availability of new DC power systems in its EonStor DS family of storage solutions. Many IT infrastructures in telecommunications and military environments, as well as the oil and gas industries, require systems with DC rather than AC power to run applications MarketWire

Welding Equipment Market to Reach $17 Billion by 2012
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Welding Equipment and Supplies: The Global Market," to their collection of Manufacturing market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?ProductID=6481858 MarketWire

Solar Technology Markets Will Reach $1 Trillion by 2021
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Solar Technology Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2011 to 2017," to their collection of Energy market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?ProductID=6480816 MarketWire

Kaplan Fox Announces $14 Million Settlement With Saudi Arabian Airlines, Ltd.
Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) announces a $14 million settlement subject to court approval with Saudi Arabian Airlines, Ltd. ("Saudia") 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

Palomar Technologies Meets and Exceeds ITAR Compliance Regulations
Palomar Technologies, the world-leading provider of precision microelectronics and optoelectronic packaging systems, today announced that the company has recently been officially registered with the U.S. Department of State pursuant to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). MarketWire

ECU Silver Releases Second Quarter Results for 2011
ECU Silver Mining Inc. (TSX: ECU) reports that it has recently released its consolidated financial statements for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011 (Q2 2011) and the related management's discussion and analysis of financial position and results of operations (MD&A). MarketWire

C-COM Receives $1.5 Million Worth of Orders From Russia
C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. (TSX VENTURE: CMI) ("C-COM" or the "Company") one of the leading global providers of mobile auto-deploying satellite antenna systems, has announced today that it has received $1,500,000 worth of orders for its iNetVu® mobile antenna products from a number of its Russian resellers. MarketWire

Socialware Secures $7 Million in Series C Funding Led by Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital
Socialware, the leader in social media compliance and engagement, today announced that it has secured $7 million in Series C funding led by Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital. Socialware empowers financial services firms to engage with customers and generate sales channel leads, while maintaining 100 percent compliance with organization and industry regulation MarketWire

Joseph R. Ficalora, President and CEO of New York Community Bancorp, Inc., Discusses the Company, Its Business Model, and Its Focus on Returning Value to Its Investors
Joseph R. Ficalora, President and Chief Executive Officer of New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: NYB), was interviewed by Capital Link Media. Mr. Ficalora discussed the company, its business model, as well as its focus on returning value to its investors. MarketWire

BillMyParents Partners With Procter & Gamble's Tremor, Accesses 600,000 Moms
BillMyParents (OTCQB: BMPI) (OTCBB: BMPI), a leader in the teen prepaid debit card market, has launched a major word-of-mouth marketing campaign with Tremor, the Procter & Gamble-owned marketing firm specializing in brand engagement through consumer advocacy MarketWire

CommerceTel Closes Acquisition of BoomText
CommerceTel Corporation (OTCBB: MFON), an award-winning provider of proprietary mobile marketing technologies and solutions, announced today that it has closed the acquisition of BoomText from DigiMark, LLC. This marks CommerceTel's third acquisition of the year. MarketWire

VAI Recognized as a Winner at the 2011 Golden Bridge Awards for Innovation in Mobile Services
VAI (Vormittag Associates, Inc.), a leading ERP software provider, has earned the prestigious Golden Bridge Awards title for Innovation in Mobile Services for its S2K Sales Force software, further helping companies bridge the gap between in-office and remote employees MarketWire

Pizza Franchises Are Booming in 2011 According to New Franchise Direct Report
Pizza franchises have built a strong reputation as some of the country's leading food businesses. In its latest examination of the pizza franchise industry, the 2011 Pizza Franchise Report, Franchise Direct (www.FranchiseDirect.com), a trusted source for franchise information, reveals that the pizza franchise industry continues to boom. MarketWire

Dust and Dander-Free at 25,000 Feet, Dyson Vacuums Takes to the Skies With Pet Airways(R)
The PAWS Pet Company, Inc. (OTCQB: PAWS) (PINKSHEETS: PAWS) or "the Company," the innovative pet services company, announced today that its Pet Airways division, the only airline designed specifically for the comfortable and safe transportation of pets, is working with Dyson, the maker of vacuums engineered for powerful pet hair pick-up MarketWire

VLCCF - Second Quarter 2011 and Six Months Results
HIGHLIGHTS * Knightsbridge reports net income of $7.2 million and earnings per share of $0.30 for the second quarter of 2011. * Knightsbridge reports EBITDA of $14.2 million and EBITDA per share of $0.58 for the second quarter of 2011. * Knightsbridge announces a cash dividend of $0.50 per share for the second quarter of 2011 MarketWire

MOSAID Technologies to Release First Quarter Fiscal 2012 Results on August 25, 2011
MOSAID Technologies Inc. (TSX: MSD) will issue a news release on the Company's first quarter results for fiscal 2012 on Thursday, August 25, 2011, after market close. An analyst conference call and webcast will begin at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Media and investors are listen-in only. MarketWire

ODIS Inc. Affiliate to Present at Premier Optics & Photonics Conference
OPEL Solar International Inc. ("OPEL" or "the Company") (TSX VENTURE: OPL) announced today that its wholly-owned U.S. affiliate company, ODIS Inc. ("OPEL Defense Integrated Systems") will present two papers on the Planar Optoelectronic Technology ("POET") at the SPIE Optics and Photonics Conference to be held August 21-25 in San Diego, California MarketWire

Garda Cash Logistics Chief Legal Officier Lori Anne Brown Named 2011 Influential Business Woman by South Florida Business Journal
Garda Cash Logistics, America's premium provider and a subsidiary of Garda World Security Corporation, (TSX: GW) (Garda), one of the leading Cash Logistics, Security Solutions and Global Risk Consulting firms in the world, today announced that Lori A MarketWire

GEC Announces $1.5 Million Funding for Company Projects
Global Ecology Corporation (GEC), (OTCQB: GLEC) announced today that it has received an initial draw as part of a $1,500,000 funding from an investment partnership that will enable the company to expedite the completion of current development projects. MarketWire

Rogue Resources Announces Exploration Plans on Radio Hill Iron Ore Property
Rogue Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE: RRS) (the "Company") announces it has initiated its exploration program on the Company's flagship Radio Hill Iron Ore property, located 85 km southwest of Timmins, Ontario. Drilling is expected to commence this month. The Company announced in July it has entered into a drilling contract with Orbit Garant Drilling Inc. (TSX: OGD) MarketWire

eMamba International Corp. Announces Appointment of New Company President
eMamba International Corp. (PINK SHEETS: EMBA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Glen Huang as the new company president, effective immediately. MarketWire

Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation Declares Warrant Dividend on Common Stock
Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (NYSE: MHR) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrC) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrD) (the "Company") announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a dividend in the form of warrants to purchase shares of the Company's common stock at $10.50 per share payable on October 14, 2011 to shareholders of record on August 31, 2011 MarketWire

Arotech's FAAC Incorporated Announces $2.1M Contract From Bombardier for Toronto Light Rail Vehicle Simulator
FAAC Incorporated, part of Arotech Corporation's (NASDAQ: ARTX) Training and Simulation Division, has announced a $2.1 million contract for the Toronto Transit Commission's Light Rail Vehicle simulator. The Light Rail Vehicle is a new railcar being produced by Bombardier Transportation MarketWire

Platinum Studios Retains KKM Global Brand Strategies to Spearhead Cowboys & Aliens Licensing Program
Platinum Studios (OTCBB: PDOS), has retained KKM Global Brand Strategies as its brand strategist and licensing agent for Cowboys & Aliens MarketWire

Thermador Readies for Launch of 'Ultimate Culinary Center'
Thermador (http://www.thermador.com), the inventor of the wall oven and countless other kitchen appliance firsts, asks the question: "Do you cook?" MarketWire

Pageonce Surpasses Five Million Users
Pageonce (pageonce.com), the popular daily finance service for mobile devices, today announced it passed the five million registered user milestone, grew the amount of bills it tracks for its users by more than 250%, and increased its staff by 67 percent over the last two quarters. Pageonce is now managing over $661 billion in annual transactions and $99 billion in assets for its users MarketWire

Opanga Networks Expands Management Team as Market for Wireless Network Traffic Management Heats Up
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Kid Brands, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2011 Results
Kid Brands, Inc. (NYSE: KID) today reported financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2011 ("Q2 2011"). MarketWire

Eightfold Logic Appoints Bryan Eisenberg to Advisory Board for InboundWriter
Search Engine Strategies Conference -- Eightfold Logic, an inbound marketing innovator, today announced the appointment of Bryan Eisenberg to its advisory board for InboundWriter, the industry's first social writing application for online content creators MarketWire

Krux Digital Emerges as a Leading Force in Digital Media Consumer Data Solutions
Krux Digital reported the widespread adoption of its solution suite across a diverse mix of digital publishers and website operators, with its US and European client count growing to twenty-five through the end of Q2 2011 MarketWire

UPDATE: Scorpex Receives Multiple Financing Commitments for up to $35 Million
Scorpex, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SRPX) (the "Company"), an emerging leader of industrial, hazardous and toxic waste disposal services in the Baja Mexico/California region, today provides additional details concerning the debt financing commitments announced August 14, 2011. The loans would be secured by the equipment, receivables, land and other assets of the Company. MarketWire

AirPatrol Announces the Release of ZoneDefense, a New Method of Enforcing Mobile Security Policy
AirPatrol Corp. today unveiled ZoneDefense, a new mobile monitoring and policy enforcement technology that lets enterprises support the use of consumer and mobile devices on premises while also ensuring that end users are adhering to company security policies. MarketWire

CalAmp Extends Bank Credit Facility and Retires 12% Subordinated Notes
CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ: CAMP), a leading provider of wireless products, services and solutions, today announced that on August 15, 2011, it entered into a 4th amendment to its credit facility with Square 1 Bank. Concurrent with this amended senior credit agreement, the Company retired its 12% subordinated notes at par in the aggregate principal amount of $5 million plus accrued interest MarketWire

Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills Debuts the Young Hollywood Salad
The Young Hollywood Studio, the celebrity-centric hub where stars stop by to dish on their latest projects, has inspired the latest dish at Windows Lounge at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills MarketWire

Viper SmartStart App Surpasses One Million Downloads
Directed Electronics today announced that its Viper SmartStart smartphone app has surpassed a major milestone: one million app downloads. MarketWire

JDSU Develops World's First Tunable SFP+ Transceiver for Enterprise and Metro Networks
JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) (TSX: JDU) today announced that is has developed the first tunable SFP+ transceiver to replace fixed wavelength SFP+ transceivers and legacy products in Enterprise and Metro networks. MarketWire

NutraCea Reports Revenue Increase of 29% for the 2011 Second Quarter
NutraCea (OTCQB: NTRZ) (PINKSHEETS: NTRZ), a global leader in the production and marketing of value added products derived from rice bran, today announced its financial results for the second quarter and six month period ended June 30, 2011. MarketWire

Finacity Announces a 4.2-Year MXN 2.5 Billion Trade Receivable Securitization Facility for CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. Mexican Subsidiaries
Finacity Corporation ("Finacity") announced today that as Arranger it has successfully facilitated the execution of a 4 MarketWire

Iron Eagle Announces $23.3 Million in Revenue for the First Six Months of 2011
Iron Eagle Group, Inc. (OTCQB: IEAG) (OTCQB: IEAGD), a construction and contracting services provider in the infrastructure, commercial, and government markets, today announced revenue of $11.1 million, for the three month period ended June 30, 2011, and $23.3 million for the six months ended June 30, 2011. These revenues were generated from Iron Eagle's Delta Mechanical Contractor division MarketWire

Altairnano Selected by Hawai'i Natural Energy Institute for Solar Energy Integration Demonstration Project
Altair Nanotechnologies Inc. (Altairnano) (NASDAQ: ALTI) today announced it has signed a contract with the Hawai'i Natural Energy Institute (HNEI) of the University of Hawai'i at Manoa to supply a one-megawatt ALTI-ESS energy storage system for a test of solar energy integration MarketWire

Ingenico Welcomes the Migration and Adoption of EMV in the United States
Ingenico, the leading worldwide provider of payment devices and services, reacted positively to the recent announcement by VISA Inc. to accelerate the migration to EMV contact and contactless chip technology in the United States MarketWire

RPost E-Signature Upgrade Applies Most Evidential Weight Available to Contracts
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Cinedigm Digital Cinema and BIG & Digital, LLC Announce North American Content Distribution Partnership Into Digital Museums, Attractions and Educational Venues
Cinedigm Digital Cinema (NASDAQ: CIDM) and BIG & Digital, LLC have entered into an agreement for B&D to expand Cinedigm's digital distribution footprint for its popular Kidtoons matinee program into museums, attractions and educational venues. MarketWire

Mastodon Release "Curl Of The Burl" -- First Official Single From New Album The Hunter -- Today Through All Digital Retailers
Today is a big day in the Mastodon camp as several events surrounding the September 27th release of the hard-rock heroes' highly anticipated full-length studio album The Hunter have begun. First up, "Curl Of The Burl," the first official single from The Hunter, is now available for purchase through all digital retailers. Follow the link to the iTunes Store here. MarketWire

Build an Awesome Application Using the InfiniteGraph API and Win an Apple Stack Worth up to $12,000
InfiniteGraph, the number one commercial, distributed and scalable graph database, is challenging developers to create next-gen social and information network analysis applications MarketWire

Back to School 2011: eHealthInsurance Releases Top Five Health Insurance Tips for College Students and Parents
Today eHealthInsurance (NASDAQ: EHTH), the leading online source of health insurance for individuals and families, released five tips to help college students and their parents find the best health insurance solution for the 2011-2012 academic year. MarketWire

Preserve, Share and Print Back-to-School Memories With Proust.com
News Facts: Proust (www.Proust.com), a private place for families and close friends to share and preserve memories, today announced a new Print-at-Home feature that lets you easily print your own storybook, or that of your family and friends, for free MarketWire

SF MusicTech Summit IX to Feature Today's Leaders in Music & Technology
What will be the next game-changers at the confluence of Internet, technology and music? Find out at the ninth SF MusicTech Summit, where high-stakes deals get done in an informal, party-like atmosphere. MarketWire

Commercial Release of InfiniteGraph(TM), the Leading Distributed and Scalable Graph Database, Is Now Available
InfiniteGraph, the number one commercial, distributed and scalable graph database, is today announcing its commercial release. InfiniteGraph enables a new, cost effective and efficient way of navigating multiple types of databases for discovery of deeper and more relevant intelligence, with real-time decision support MarketWire

Bosch Home Appliances Dispel Dishwashing Misperceptions
If you think washing dishes by hand saves more water than running a dishwasher, you are not alone. A new national survey fielded by Impulse Research on behalf of Bosch home appliances found that almost half of Americans think washing dishes by hand saves more water than using a dishwasher. Yet, dishwashers save up to 85 percent more water when compared to hand washing. MarketWire

XebiaLabs Launches Deployit 3.5 Accelerating Speed to Market With Industry's First Algorithm-Based Application Release Automation Platform
XebiaLabs, the leading provider of enterprise-class application release automation solutions, today announced version 3.5 of its deployment automation platform, Deployit. MarketWire

LEWIS PR Launches Automated Evaluation Tool
Global communications agency LEWIS PR today unveiled LSCORE, a customizable measurement application drawing upon LEWIS' proprietary assessment methodology. LSCORE charts key performance indicators (KPIs), visualizing progress against communications goals related to volume, depth, sentiment, engagement and conversion MarketWire

Quidel Receives CE Mark for Its Sofia Fluorescent Immunoassay Analyzer and Influenza A+B FIA Test
Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ: QDEL), a leading provider of rapid diagnostic testing solutions and cell-based virology assays, announced today that it has received the CE Mark for its Sofia® Fluorescent Immunoassay Analyzer and for its Sofia® Influenza A+B Fluorescent Immunoassay (FIA). MarketWire

Elephant Talk Reports Increased Revenue for Mobile & Security Solutions for the First Six Months of 2011
Elephant Talk Communications, Inc. (OTCBB: ETAK) (www.elephanttalk.com), an international provider of business software and services to the telecommunications and financial services industries, today announced the results of operations for the three and six month period ended June 30, 2011. MarketWire

eDiets.com(R) Appoints Robert Smedley as SVP of Sales and Member Services
eDiets.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: DIET), a leading provider of convenient at-home diet, fitness and healthy lifestyle solutions, today announced the appointment of Robert Smedley as Senior Vice President of Sales and Member Services. His focus will be on profitably building the Company's customer base, managing the call centers, and ensuring the highest level of customer service. Mr MarketWire

AnyMeeting Helps Users Generate Revenue With New Integrated Webinar Ticketing System
AnyMeeting, the completely free web conferencing and webinar service, today announced that it has integrated PayPal as a way for users to sell tickets to their webinars. AnyMeeting's new integrated webinar ticketing system is an easy to use, innovative feature that provides users with a flexible way to monetize their webinar. MarketWire

Avenda Systems Gives Organizations Ability to Deploy Large-Scale Network Access Security
Avenda Systems, a leading provider of identity-based network access security and intelligence, today announced the immediate availability of eTIPS® version 4.0 MarketWire

JustSync Launches Social Lifestyle Supersite Applications: Synchronize and Syncast to Your Social Network
Social networking accounts for one out of every six minutes spent online, according to comScore, Inc., a global leader in measuring the digital world and the preferred source of digital marketing intelligence MarketWire

Microsoft General Manager John Kahan Joins 33Across Board of Directors
33Across, the leading social targeting platform, announced today that John Kahan, General Manager of Business and Customer Intelligence for Microsoft's Online Services Division, has joined its board of directors. Kahan becomes the second addition to 33Across' board this year, joining Jon Karlen, Flybridge Capital General Partner. MarketWire

kCura to Showcase Relativity Assisted Review and Fact Manager at ILTA 2011
kCura, the developers of the e-discovery platform Relativity, will be showcasing new products and offering hands-on exercises for their software at this year's ILTA conference in Nashville, Tennessee. The conference will be held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center from August 21-25 MarketWire

ValueVision Achieves Fourth Consecutive Quarter of Positive Adjusted EBITDA
Q2 '11 Highlights:Adjusted EBITDA increased by $3.0M to a positive $1.1M Gross Margin rose 140 bps to 38.8% and 160 bps over Q1 '11 Internet Sales increased 23% with e-commerce penetration up 670 bps to 46.1%, leading the televised electronic retailing industry ValueVision Media, Inc MarketWire

Metalogix Simplifies the Migration of EMC Documentum Content to SharePoint With New Migration Manager for Sharepoint - Documentum Edition
Metalogix Software, the leading provider in content lifecycle management (CLM) solutions for Microsoft® SharePoint®, Exchange®, and legacy environments, today announced the availability of Migration Manager for SharePoint - Documentum Edition MarketWire

Sonatype Expands the World's Primary Repository of Open-Source Software Components With Addition of Java.net Projects
Sonatype, the company that is transforming software development, today announced a relationship with Oracle that brings Java.net open-source projects to the 'Central Repository,' already the industry's leading source for open-source Java components used daily by more than 40,000 development organizations worldwide. MarketWire

Vacuum Lifter From Anver Corp. Protects Heavy Pipe and Tube
Anver Corporation has introduced a compact, below-the-hook vacuum lifter that is designed for handling heavy pipe or tube from the top, in and out of containers, without using slings or hooks. It is especially designed to compensate for unevenly packaged cylindrical loads. MarketWire

TexCom to Offer Class II Nonhazardous Waste Disposal to E&P Companies in the Eagle Ford Shale
TexCom, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TEXC), an environmental services company for the oil and gas industry, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Eagle Ford Environmental Services, LLC has acquired an injection well and permit to operate a liquid disposal site in Atascosa County, Texas MarketWire

Lor Gold Named Global Chief Creative Officer at Schawk, Inc.
Schawk, Inc. (NYSE: SGK), a leading provider of brand development and deployment services enabling companies of all sizes to connect their brands with consumers, announced the appointment of Lor Gold to global chief creative officer at Schawk MarketWire

Bradford Networks Joins HP AllianceONE Program
Bradford Networks today announced that it has joined the HP AllianceONE program, which provides hardware and software vendors, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and systems integrators the tools and resources they need to more effectively address client needs MarketWire

ONE Bio Releases Second Quarter 2011 Results
ONE Bio, Corp. ("ONE" or the "Company") (OTCBB: ONBI), an innovative company utilizing green process manufacturing to produce raw chemicals and herbal extracts, natural and health supplements and organic products, announces unaudited results for the second quarter and year-to-date (YTD) ended June 30, 2011. Summary of financial results include the following: MarketWire

PNY Launches GeForce Liquid Cooled Graphics Cards
PNY Technologies®, Inc. ("PNY") launches their all-in-one Liquid Cooled Graphics solution, now available to consumers nationwide. The new line of Liquid Cooled Graphics will debut with two options: the XLR8™ Liquid Cooled GeForce® GTX 580 and XLR8™ Liquid Cooled GeForce® GTX 580 with CPU Cooling. MarketWire

Vindicia Launches New Marketing Capabilities for CashBox Billing Solution
Vindicia, a leading provider of SaaS billing solutions that help digital leaders optimize customer retention and acquisition through integrated marketing best practices, today unveiled new marketing capabilities for its CashBox™ SaaS billing solution MarketWire

AMERICAN SYSTEMS Appoints David Hunt and Bob Irelan to Vice President
AMERICAN SYSTEMS, a leading provider of federal IT and engineering solutions, today announced the appointment of two employees, David Hunt and Bob Irelan, to vice president in two unique business divisions -- National Capabilities Integration (NCI) Directorate and Navy Expeditionary Warfare, respectively. MarketWire

Retailers Curtail Rising Costs Through Private Label Procurement
Rocketing costs, from gas, to coffee, beef, and cotton, is forcing consumers to cut back on expenses and reach for store brands. According to a recent survey by Acosta Sales and Marketing, Jacksonville, FL, 41% of shoppers say that nearly half of all purchases are now private label. MarketWire

M2M Data Corp. Continues Machine-to-Machine Leadership, Partnering With SkyWave to Offer Customers the Latest in Satellite Communications
M2M Data Corporation, the leader in advanced remote monitoring services for oil and gas markets, today announced that it now offers its Remote Monitoring Services (RMS) clients SkyWave's new IsatData Pro satellite communications service MarketWire

Perfect Memorials Introduces Handcrafted Cremation Urns at Industry Low Prices
Perfect Memorials, the company that carries the largest collection of memorial products in the world, today unveiled two new cremation urns; one depicting a Weeping Angel, and one modeled after the famous Michelangelo's Pieta, which depicts the body of Jesus on the lap of his mother Mary after the Crucifixion. MarketWire

Onit Announces Strategic Partnership With Mosaic Consulting
Onit, Inc., a leading provider of online project, process, and legal spend management tools, and Mosaic Consulting, a leading consulting firm in the corporate legal community, today announced a strategic partnership to offer Onit Process to the market MarketWire

New Survey Finds Catherine Zeta-Jones, Patrick Dempsey, Earn Top Hair Honors by World's Leading Hair Experts
Members of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) know good hair when they see it, and they like what they see in Catherine Zeta-Jones and Patrick Dempsey. MarketWire

Robotics Market to Reach $30 Billion by 2016
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Robotics: Technologies and Global Markets," to their collection of Industrial/Factory Automation market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?ProductID=6481848 MarketWire

Pain Therapeutics Market Reached $22 Billion in 2010
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "The Pain Market Outlook to 2016," to their collection of Diseases & Conditions market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?ProductID=6481770 MarketWire

SK Telecom Chooses Fortinet to Enable Broad, High Performance Security Protection to Its Subscribers
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Parvus Unveils Rugged Mobile Router Subsystem With Cisco 5915 ESR Card and Integrated Gigabit Ethernet Switch
Eurotech subsidiary Parvus announces the DuraMAR 5915, an ultra-rugged Commercial-Off the Shelf (COTS) mobile router subsystem based on the new 5915 Embedded Services Router (ESR) card from Cisco Systems MarketWire

Nutanix Aims to Ban the SAN From Virtualized Datacenters
Nutanix today launched its flagship product, Nutanix Complete Cluster™, the industry's first truly converged server + storage infrastructure for enterprise-class virtualization that removes the need for network storage MarketWire

Triplefin Acquires SharePoint Innovations, the Industry Leading Provider of SharePoint Training, Consulting, Products and Support Services
Triplefin is pleased to announce the recent addition of SharePoint Innovations to its family of companies offering vertically integrated marketing support services to the pharmaceutical and consumer packaged goods industries. The SharePoint Innovations team is acknowledged both by Microsoft and by its industry peers as experts in SharePoint MarketWire

Green Hills Software Launches Autonomous Vehicle Open Platform for UAV Control Segments, UAV Mission, Payload and Flight Control Systems
AUVSI Unmanned Systems Conference 2011 -- Green Hills Software's INTEGRITY® Security Services (ISS) business unit, today announced its new Autonomous Vehicle (AV) Open Platform, representing a significant investment and commitment to the security and management of Autonomous Vehicles and Universal Control Segments (UCS) in the embedded and special-purpose computing market. MarketWire

ComSci Brings Leading Cost Transparency Solutions to Upcoming Gartner IT Financial, Procurement & Asset Management Summit
Technology Financial Management solutions provider, ComSci announced today that it will provide cost transparency expertise during this year's Gartner IT Financial, Procurement & Asset Management Summit, taking place in Orlando, Fla. from Wednesday, Sept. 14 through Friday, Sept. 16, 2011. MarketWire

LightPath Technologies Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter Results
LightPath Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPTH) (the "Company," "LightPath" or "we"), a global manufacturer, distributor and integrator of patented optical components and assemblies, announced today its preliminary financial results for the fourth quarter ended June 30, 2011. MarketWire

SFL - Invitation to Presentation of 2Q 2011 Results
Ship Finance International Limited ("Ship Finance") (NYSE: SFL) plans toreleaseits preliminary financial results for second quarter 2011 on ThursdayAugust25, 2011. The Company plans to host a conference call and a webcast for allshareholdersand interested parties on Thursday August 25, 2011 at 10:00 AM (EST) / 4:00PM(Central European Time) MarketWire

Reduced Prices on PaperMate Pens Now Available at PENSRUS
PaperMate marketing pens are now being offered at reduced prices by PENSRUS, an online promotional pen and product seller. PENSRUS has over 40 years of experience providing marketers and advertisers with top quality products and has become a mainstay in the promotional products business, distributing imprinted and engraved pens, logo pens, sticky notes, and other custom specialty items. MarketWire

Heineken Launches Innovative New Global Design Project
Heineken® has opened entry to an exciting global design project that invites emerging designers from New York City, São Paulo, Tokyo and Milan to become part of a creative journey to collaborate on, conceive and produce a pioneering nightclub. MarketWire

FRO - Invitation to Q2 2011 Results Presentation
Frontline Ltd.'s second quarter 2011 results will be released on FridayAugust26, 2011. In connection with this a presentation and ateleconference/webcastwill be held as described below:1. PresentationA presentation will be held in Oslo at Stranden 21 (DnB NOR building atAkerBrygge) on August 26, 2011 at 08.30 a.m MarketWire

Case Study by Independent Research Firm Features Acsys Interactive's Work With MassMutual Retirement Services
Acsys Interactive is pleased to announce that an iPhone application developed earlier this year with MassMutual Retirement Services is the subject of a July 2011 Forrester Research Inc. case study titled "Case Study: Mass Mutual Helps Gen Yers See Into Their Futures." MarketWire

Elemica Named Great Supply Chain Partner by SupplyChainBrain for 2011
Elemica, leading provider of supply chain integration and optimization services, has been named a Great Supply Chain Partner for 2011 by SupplyChainBrain magazine. Elemica was chosen for their ability to boost productivity, contain costs, and improve customer satisfaction with their supply chain solutions for customers, logistics, sourcing, and supplier management. MarketWire

Delphine Duchateau Joins Phoenix Healthcare, a Division of Phoenix Marketing International
Phoenix Marketing International (PMI), one of the fastest growing global marketing research firms, announced today the appointment of Delphine Duchateau as a Group Director based in its offices in Richmond, Surrey. MarketWire

Caller ID Selective Un-Blocking App Now Gives iPhone Users Easy Privacy Solution
iPhone users are looking for a Caller ID app that allows them to easily choose who sees their number and who doesn't, and Iconicast's new "It's Me" app is exactly what they need to protect their privacy when they want and still let their friends and family know "It's Me" when they call. MarketWire

Global Net Access Chooses ADVA Optical Networking to Connect Its Customers to the World
ADVA AG Optical Networking / GLOBAL NET ACCESS CHOOSES ADVA OPTICAL NETWORKING TO CONNECT ITS CUSTOMERSTOTHE WORLD . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement MarketWire

AIB Files Form 25 with SEC
Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. announces filing of Form 25 with the SEC Following on from its announcement on 4 August 2011, when Allied IrishBanks,p.l.c. ("AIB") (NYSE: AIB) announced that its Board of Directorsresolved todelist its American Depositary Shares ("ADSs"), each representing tenordinaryshares, par value EUR0 MarketWire

Titan Pharmaceuticals Announces Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results
Titan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB: TTNP) today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011. In a separate press release, the company also announced additional results from its recently reported positive Phase 3 clinical trial of Probuphine™ in patients with opioid dependence. MarketWire

Titan Pharmaceuticals Provides Additional Positive Results in Confirmatory Phase 3 Trial of Probuphine
Titan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB: TTNP) today announced additional positive results from its Phase 3 placebo- and active drug-controlled confirmatory clinical study of Probuphine™, evaluating the safety and efficacy of its investigational drug in treating patients with opioid dependence MarketWire

MacroSolve Announces FY 2011 Second Quarter Results
MacroSolve, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MCVE) (OTCQB: MCVE) ("MacroSolve" or the "Company"), a leading provider of mobile technologies, apps and solutions for business, today announced financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2011. MarketWire

RE2, Inc. Wins Multiple Contracts to Develop Robotic Technologies for AEODRS
RE2, Inc. announced today that it has been competitively selected to develop multiple technology components for the First Increment of the Advanced Explosive Ordnance Disposal Robotic System (AEODRS) for Joint Service Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) teams managed by the Naval Surface Warfare Center EOD Technology Division (NAVEODTECHDIV) MarketWire

Reflect Scientific, Inc. Enters Into Collaborative Relationship With Prominent Cold Chain Development Company
Reflect Scientific, Inc. (OTCBB: RSCF), a provider of diverse products and services for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and transportation industries, announced that the company will be starting a potentially lucrative relationship with a major player in cold chain development. MarketWire

GlobalLogic and BMC Software Partner to Expand Product Engineering Lab in Kyiv, Ukraine
GlobalLogic, Inc., a leader in software R&D services, announced today that it has been selected by BMC Software (NASDAQ: BMC) to expand the company's current R&D Lab in Kyiv, the capital city of Ukraine MarketWire

Zurvita Showcases New Products and Marketing Tools at "Champions Weekend" Conference
Zurvita Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: ZRVT) ("Zurvita" or the "Company"), a dynamic network marketing company offering turn-key solutions for high-quality consumer and business products and services, announced that it previewed its 'Zeal Fit & Free Weight Management Program' to Zurvita consultants at its Champions Weekend Conference held in Garden Grove, CA July 28th through July 31st, 2011 MarketWire

Oramed Pharmaceuticals CEO Nadav Kidron Interviewed on CorporateProfile.com
Corporate Profile, LLC announced today that Oramed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB: ORMP) (OTCQB: ORMP) CEO, Nadav Kidron, was interviewed on CorporateProfile.com. MarketWire

Homeownership Beats Renting in 74 Percent of Major U.S. Cities
Trulia today released its Summer 2011 Rent vs. Buy Index, which compares the cost of buying and renting a two-bedroom apartment, condominium or townhouse in America's 50 largest cities based on population. MarketWire

Whamcloud Signs Multi-Year Lustre Development and Performance Contract With OpenSFS
Whamcloud, a venture-backed company formed from a worldwide network of high-performance computing (HPC) storage industry veterans, today announced a multi-year contract with OpenSFS, the Lustre community group in North America. The contract covers performance and namespace improvements, and an online file system checker that will maintain distributed coherency across the file system MarketWire

Liz Claiborne Inc. Renews Contract With GT Nexus for Cloud Supply Chain Control Platform
GT Nexus today announced that fashion apparel and accessories company Liz Claiborne Inc. (NYSE: LIZ) extended its contract for a supply chain visibility and control platform. Delivered as a cloud service, the platform gives Liz Claiborne the capability to tightly monitor and control inventory flows between suppliers, logistics providers, distribution centers and customers. MarketWire

CHDT Corp -- 3LED Eco-i-Lite Available in National Promotional Products Catalog
As part of its expansion plan, South Florida-based Capstone Industries, a wholly owned subsidiary of CHDT Corporation (OTCBB: CHDO), confirmed a National Promotional Products Catalog has placed its first order of the newly launched 3LED Power Failure Light MarketWire

Echo360 Launches Annual Research Program That Will Award $10,000 Grants to Educational Institutions
Echo360, the global leader in campus-wide blended learning and lecture capture solutions, is now accepting submissions for the 2011-2012 Blended Learning Grants Program. The 2011-2012 program theme is "Breaking New Ground: Outcomes, Retention and Recruitment" and encourages institutions to submit proposals that focus on blended learning's impact on these topics MarketWire

North American Combined-Cycle Projects Continue Strong Growth, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Demand for combustion turbine-generators is increasing, according to manufacturers such as General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) (Fairfield, Connecticut) and Siemens AG (Munich, Germany), which produce the heavy duty industrial equipment for power generation. In the U.S., natural gas prices are currently at $4 MarketWire

New Solar Power Stations Help Ease Tokyo Summer, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources Asia (Kofu-shi, Japan) -- Last week, Tokyo Electric Power Company Incorporated (TYO:9501) (TEPCO) (Tokyo) completed one of its first large-scale solar power stations in Kawasaki City, just to the south of Tokyo MarketWire

Cooley Manion Jones Attorneys Are Included for a Second Consecutive Year in the A.M. Best's Directory of Recommended Insurance Attorneys
Cooley Manion Jones LLP is proud to announce that its Complex Tort and Product Liability Practice Team has been included in A.M. Best's Directory of Recommended Insurance Attorneys and Adjusters for 2012, in the area of General Defense for its third consecutive year. MarketWire

Cobra Electronics Announces Nationwide General Availability of Cobra Tag(TM)
MarketWire

Thought Equity Motion Secures $25 Million in Funding to Accelerate Growth of Cloud-Based Video Platform
Thought Equity Motion, Inc. -- a leading provider of video platform and footage licensing services -- today announced the closing of a $25 million investment from Shamrock Capital Advisors, a leading investment firm focused on the media, entertainment and communications sectors MarketWire

Newark Pain and Rehab Center Announces Spinal Decompression as Successful Method for Treating Low Back Pain and Sciatica
Dr. Vincent Saraceno, the chiropractor at Newark Pain and Rehab Center, announced that the practice has had significant success relieving chronic back pain and sciatica using spinal decompression treatment. Spinal decompression is a non-surgical chiropractic treatment method that restores natural alignment to the body's musculoskeletal system MarketWire

Austin Veterinarian Provides Discount for Shelter Pets to Encourage Pet Adoptions
Dessau Veterinary Clinic in Austin, Texas announced that the animal clinic provides discounted services to local area rescue groups and adopted shelter animals. The discounted pet care services are part of the veterinary clinic's mission to encourage pet owners to adopt shelter pets rather than purchase animals from pet stores or puppy mills MarketWire

Colorado Springs Vet Celebrates Over 25 Years of Service
Northwest Animal Hospital & Pet Care Center announced that the vet center is celebrating over 25 years of service to the Colorado Springs, Colorado pet community. The Colorado Springs vet center provides a complete array of veterinary services, including routine wellness screenings, dental care, emergency pet care, pet boarding, dog grooming and doggie daycare MarketWire

Atlanta Chiropractor Provides Free Workplace Presentations on Ergonomics, Wellness and Chiropractic
Dr. Craig A. Senft, a chiropractor and director of Senft Chiropractic in Atlanta, offers free, chiropractic corporate wellness presentations for Atlanta businesses. Information on the presentations is available on his practice's website: http://chiroatlanta.com. These 45-minute presentations cover basic information on ergonomics and work place wellness MarketWire

DataMentors Releases National Demographics Database and Proprietary Consistent ID Numbering System
DataMentors LLC, the industry-leading, full-service data quality and management solutions company, announced the release of its Blended National Database and proprietary consistent ID numbering system, DataLink. MarketWire

San Antonio Chiropractor Promotes Nutrition Counseling for Weight Management and Pain Relief
San Antonio chiropractor Dr. Donald Phillips announced that his practice provides nutritional counseling and warns patients about the dangers of fad diets. Dr. Phillips promotes total body wellness, and believes that an important part of a healthy lifestyle is balanced nutrition MarketWire

Merritt Island Chiropractor Customizes Website for Patient Education
The Spine Center of Brevard in Merritt Island, Florida has announced the launch of its new website, http://chiropractormerrittisland.com. The website was designed to make it easy for patients to find information on chiropractic care, pain relief, treatment of an auto injury like whiplash, and common personal injuries, including back pain and headache MarketWire

Taking the Guesswork Out of SEO: Slingshot SEO and Conductor to Present Webinar
Slingshot SEO, the company dedicated to providing digital relevance for deserving brands, is partnering with Conductor, the leading provider of SEO technology software, to offer a free webinar to interested brands and marketers looking for answers to their search engine optimization questions. MarketWire

Lawsuit Filed Against Footwear Giant Skechers for Exploitation of Young Models' Images, Announces Kawahito Shraga & Westrick LLP
Kawahito Shraga & Westrick LLP, a law firm focused on consumer rights and entertainment law cases, today announced the filing of a multi-plaintiff lawsuit against SKECHERS USA, a global leader in the footwear industry, for its wide-ranging violation of numerous young models' rights. MarketWire

Allied Electronics Wins in 2011 American Inhouse Design Awards
Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), was recognized in Graphic Design USA magazine's 2011 American Inhouse Design Awards for the fifth year in a row MarketWire

Carlisle Management Welcomes the Launch of the AAP Life Settlement Market Report
The secondary market for traded US life insurance has largely been an opaque environment with minimal transparency. The 'AAP Life Settlement Market Review' has been developed to shed light on this interesting asset class, by providing the investment community an independent report of life settlement market data. MarketWire

Allied Gold Mining PLC: Resignation of a Director
MarketWire

Verimatrix Addresses Rights Management and Revenue Security for Dramatically Expanding Multi-Network, Multi-Screen Services at IBC 2011
IBC 2011 -- Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, will be demonstrating its technical and commercial momentum in multiplatform revenue security at IBC 2011 on Sept. 9-13, with an emphasis on its role as service providers are redefining their hybrid network architectures, which is occurring at an accelerated pace MarketWire

Metso receives scrap metal shredding technology order from Russian Vyksa Steel Works
Metso Corporation's press release on August 16, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. localtime The used technology can save more than 70 percent of the energy needed forthesteelmaking process and reduces pollutants to the environment substantially Metso will deliver a metal shredder plant to the Russian Vyksa Steel Works,partof United Metallurgical Company (OMK) MarketWire

Mobile Video Calling Users to Exceed 130 Million by 2016 Finds New Juniper Research Report
The prospects of mobile video calling have improved in the last eighteen months due to the launch of mobile video calling services by major industry players, increased availability of front-facing cameras on smartphones and underlying technology improvements, finds a recently released study by Juniper Research. MarketWire

Services Delivery Platform Essential for Future Smart+Connected Communities
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) -- There is a growing consensus that information and communications technology (ICT) will play a critical role in creating sustainable cities of the future. However, in order to utilize ICT effectively, a services delivery platform is also required MarketWire

Statoil - Recent North Sea discovery even larger than expected
Communication between the Aldous andAvaldsnes oil discoveries on the Utsira High in the North Sea has now beenconfirmed. In combination these discoveries may represent an oil structureof between 500 million and 1.2 billion barrels of recoverable oilequivalent. MarketWire

BIZX, LLC Acquires Voip-info.org, a Leading VoIP and Telecommunications Website
BIZX, LLC (BIZX), one of the fastest growing privately held web media companies in the U.S. announced today the acquisition by its subsidiary VoIP-Info LV, LLC of www.voip-info.org, a highly ranked VoIP and telecommunications website serving over 500,000 unique business and consumer visitors per month. MarketWire

Invensys to Supply Integrated Refinery Information System to SATORP
Invensys Operations Management, a global provider of technology systems, software solutions and consulting services to the manufacturing and infrastructure operations industries, has signed a multi-million dollar contract to implement an integrated refinery information system (IRIS) for Saudi Aramco Total Refining & Petrochemical Company (SATORP). MarketWire

Nebo Agency Strengthens Growing Team, Adds Kevin Howarth as Director of Business Development
Nebo Agency, an Atlanta-based digital marketing firm, has hired Kevin Howarth as Director of Business Development. Howarth will oversee business development operations while also planning and executing Nebo's thought leadership and social media strategy. MarketWire

New Study Debuts Six-Point Plan to Beat Looming Skills Shortages
Many employers are nearing a point at which it will be extremely difficult to meet the demand for skilled employees. MarketWire

Pacific Gold Corp.-Production Results and BRCM Update
Pacific Gold Corp. (OTCQB: PCFG)(PINKSHEETS: PCFG) MarketWire

CNR's Private Placement
China Metro-Rural Holdings Limited (NYSE Amex: CNR) is pleased to announce the closing of a private placement of 5,900,000 units of CNR at an offering price of US$2.50 per unit (the "Unit Placement"). Each unit consists of one ordinary share of CNR and one warrant to purchase one ordinary share of CNR at an exercise price of US$2.87 MarketWire

MetaPower International, Inc. Increases Q1 2011 Revenue by 25 Percent Over Q1 2010
MetaPower International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MTPR) is pleased to announce that the Company has posted its unaudited Financial Report for the second quarter of 2011 on Pinksheets.com. These financials were compiled by MetaPower's in-house CPA. MetaPower International's revenues for the quarter ending June 30, 2011 were $3,638,330, an increase of 25% over Q2 2010 which were $3,276,639 MarketWire

NEWave Successfully Installs myCompliance(TM) Title 31 and Tax Forms Solutions at River Spirit Casino in Tulsa, Oklahoma
Leading software supplier to the gaming industry NEWave has scored yet another win, installing its myCompliance™ suite that includes the Title 31 and Tax Forms software solutions at the River Spirit Casino in Tulsa, Okla. MarketWire

Grammy Award Winning Singer & Actress Jill Scott Releases New Single "So Gone (What My Mind Says)" off New Album "The Light Of The Sun"
MarketWire

Caza Gold Corp.: Shareholder Update; Review of Second Quarter and Outlook for Third Quarter of 2011
Greg Myers, CEO and President of Caza Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE: CZY)(FRANKFURT: CZ6), is pleased to provide the following review of Caza's progress in the Second Quarter and its plans for the Third Quarter, 2011. MarketWire

Houston Criminal Defense Attorney John Floyd Announces Publication of Series Discussing Difficulties Facing Individuals Falsely Accused of Sex Crimes
Houston criminal lawyer John Floyd has published a three part series discussing both the practical and procedural difficulties of defending against false allegations of sex crimes. MarketWire

Silver-Investor.com's David Morgan Interviews David Wolfin & Jasman Yee of Avino Silver (TSXV:ASM) (NYSE AMEX:ASM) - Video Posted on www.InvestmentPitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, August 16, 2011 - Silver-Investor.com's David Morgan interviews David Wolfin and Jasman Yee of Avino Silver & Gold Mines (TSXV:ASM) (NYSE AMEX:ASM). GlobeNewswire

InvestmentPitch.com's Tara Sweder Interviews Ron MacDonald of American Vanadium (TSXV:AVC) - Video Posted on www.InvestmentPitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, August 16, 2011 - InvestmentPitch.com's Tara Sweder Interviews Ron MacDonald, who recently joined the Board of Directors of American Vanadium (TSXV:AVC). GlobeNewswire

VLCCF - Presentation Q2 2011
Knightsbridge Tankers Limited (VLCCF) advises that a presentation of its second quarter 2011 results that were released August 16, 2011 is available on the Company's website http://www.knightsbridgetankers.com and in the link enclosed. GlobeNewswire

SHARE REPURCHASE 16.8.2011
Okmetic Oyj  ANNOUNCEMENT 16.8.2011 GlobeNewswire

Nestlé Waters' refreshing campaign for healthier habits in the United States
Nestlé S.A. /Nestlé Waters' refreshing campaign for healthier habits in the United States. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

INTEA join Edvantage group Channel Partner programme
Brighton, UK, 16 August, 2011 - Edvantage group, Europe's leading provider of cloud-based learning and performance solutions, is pleased to announce that INTEA, an integrated e-learning services provider in Latvia, has joined the Edvantage group Channel Partner programme as a Learning Partner. GlobeNewswire

Invitation to the financial analysts' conference on 8 September 2011
Nationale Suisse /Invitation to the financial analysts' conference on 8 September 2011. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Invitation to the press conference on 8 September 2011
Nationale Suisse /Invitation to the press conference on 8 September 2011. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Rezidor announces the Radisson Blu Sobieski Hotel, Warsaw
 The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel companies worldwide, announces their 9th hotel in Poland and 2nd hotel in Warsaw: The Radisson Blu Sobieski Hotel featuring 435 rooms is scheduled to be re-branded in Q3 2011. Radisson Blu is one of Rezidor's core brands and the largest upper upscale brand in Europe GlobeNewswire

SDRL - Notice of Annual General Meeting 2011
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ITCL - Notification of date of release Q2 2011 results
Independent Tankers Corporation Limited will release their second quarter 2011 results on August 26, 2011. A press release and a presentation will be distributed in connection with the release. GlobeNewswire

Sony Ericsson Nets FIFA 12 on Android
World's Leading Football Franchise Optimized for Xperia(TM) PLAY GlobeNewswire

IFCO reports further growth in Q2 2011
IFCO Systems N.V. /IFCO reports further growth in Q2 2011. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

AIB Files Form 25 with SEC
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INVITATION TO SECOND QUARTER 2011 PRESENTATION
GlobeNewswire

Gustaf Hermelin to leave his post as CEO of Klövern
Gustaf Hermelin will be leaving his post as CEO of Klövern AB (publ) during the first quarter of 2012. The process of recruiting a new CEO has begun. GlobeNewswire

BWG Homes presentation of 2nd quarter 2011 results
BWG Homes presents the results for 2nd quarter 2011 on Thursday 25 August at 11:00 hrs CET. The presentation will take place in Vika Atrium Conference Center, Munkedamsveien 45, Oslo. GlobeNewswire

Lindab advances on the German construction market
Lindab has opened its first branch for building and roofing products in Nuremberg in Southern Germany, with plans to open additional branches over the next few years. GlobeNewswire

Contracts in place for transportation of Dannemora ore
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Recent North Sea discovery even larger than expected
Communication between the Aldous and Avaldsnes oil discoveries on the Utsira High in the North Sea has now been confirmed. In combination these discoveries may represent an oil structure of between 500 million and 1.2 billion barrels of recoverable oil equivalent GlobeNewswire

2011 half-year figures: Continued growth in assets under management thanks to solid profile
Strong solvency and liquidity position Core Tier I ratio 10.2% Funding ratio 87.8% Assets under management up € 1.9 billion to € 37.3 billion (+5%, or annualised 11%) Commission income up 7% Good results in an environment of strong market effects Consolidated net profit (including non-strategic investments) up 111% to € 42 GlobeNewswire

Homburg Invest reports 2011 second quarter financial results
Shares issued:  Class A - 17,034,489  Class B - 3,104,838 GlobeNewswire

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