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Deven Sharma to step down as S and P president
Indian-origin American, Deven Sharma, President of Standard and Poor is to step down from his post next month, and leave the company by the end of the year, amid outrage over the company's downgrading of the United States' credit rating. ANI

Ashland Inc. Completes ISP Acquisition
Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), a global leader in specialty chemical solutions for consumer and industrial markets, today completed its acquisition of privately owned International Specialty Products Inc. (ISP), a global specialty chemical manufacturer ofinnovative functional ingredients and technologies. The purchase was an all-cash transaction for $3 ACN Newswire

Greens Announces 2011 Interim Results
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American Vanadium (TSXV:AVC) Announces Initial Production of Vanadium Pentoxide and Vanadium Electrolyte - Video Posted on www.InvestmentPitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, August 23, 2011 - American Vanadium Corp (TSXV:AVC) announced the initial production of vanadium pentoxide, known as ""purple flake"" in the industry, and vanadium electrolyte.InvestmentPitch.com has produced a ""video news alert"" about American Vanadium. If this link is not enabled, please visit www.InvestmentPitch ACN Newswire

Bralorne Gold Mines (TSXV:BPM) Releases Latest Results from Mine Operation in British Columbia - Video Summary Posted on www.InvestmentPitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, August 23, 2011 - Bralorne Gold Mines (TSXV:BPM) has released the latest results from its Bralorne Mine operation in British Columbia, Canada. InvestmentPitch.com has produced a ""video news alert"" about Bralorne Gold Mines. If this link is not enabled, please visit www.InvestmentPitch.com and enter ""Bralorne"" in the search box ACN Newswire

Omnicare Proposes to Acquire PharMerica for $15.00 Per Share in Cash
Omnicare, Inc. (NYSE:OCR) today announced that it has sent a letter to PharMerica Corporation (NYSE:PMC) proposing to purchase all of the outstanding shares of PharMerica common stock for $15.00 per share in cash. The transaction is valued at approximately $716 million, which includes PharMerica's net debt.Omnicare's all-cash proposal represents a 37 ACN Newswire

Tjskl.org.cn: HP and Dell Fail, Apple Dominates the Tablet PC Field
According to the recent research of Tjskl.org.cn, so far, HP and Dell two traditional personal computer giants both failed in the Tablet PC market. HP TouchPad and Dell (http://www.tjskl.org.cn/dell_xps_gen_2-suppliers/) Streak 5 have become deadwood. The Tablet PC sales of other manufacturers are also weak. Apple has been in firm control of the tablet PC market.The analyst of Tjskl.org ACN Newswire

Connell Brothers Philippines Recognized with 'Value Over Price' Award
Connell Brothers Company Philippines ("CBC Philippines"), a marketer and distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients, and a subsidiary of Wilbur-Ellis Company, has been awarded the first ever 'Value Over Price' award by Ashland Aqualon Functional Ingredients ("AAFI") ACN Newswire

Bloomberg's Julie Hyman Interviews Bill Radvak, President & CEO of American Vanadium (TSXV:AVC) - Video Posted on www.InvestmentPitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, August 22, 2011 - Bloomberg's Julie Hyman Interviews Bill Radvak of American Vanadium (TSXV:AVC) - Video Posted on www.InvestmentPitch.comInvestmentPitch.com has posted this two-part interview, 1st part of interview and 2nd part of interview, on its website. If this link is not enabled, please visit www.InvestmentPitch ACN Newswire

New Audio Interview of G. Edward Griffin, Author of "The Creature from Jekyll Island" by Jay Taylor on the Weekly VoiceAmerica Radio Show, "Turning Hard Times into Good Times"
Vancouver, British Columbia, August 22, 2011 - Jay Taylor, publisher of the J Taylor's Gold, Energy & Tech Stocks newsletter, interviews G. Edward Griffin, a writer and documentary film producer with many successful titles to his credit, such as ""World Without Cancer"" and ""The Discovery of Noah's Ark"" ACN Newswire

Fundamental Research Initiates Coverage on Foundation Resources (TSXV:FDN) - Video Summary Posted on www.InvestmentPitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, August 22, 2011 - Fundamental Research has initiated coverage on Foundation Resources (TSXV:FDN). Fundamental Research gives the company a speculative buy recommendation with a 12 month target of $0.62, much higher than its current $0.12 price. The company currently has about $2 million, or $0.06 per share in cash.InvestmentPitch ACN Newswire

Thoro Packaging Converts to Carbon Neutral Printing With natureOffice USA
Thoro Packaging today announced that it is converting to carbon neutral printing with the natureOffice USA program. Based in Southern California, Thoro Printing will offer customers the option to certify all print jobs as carbon neutral. MarketWire

Mindoro to Commence High-Grade Gold Target Drilling at Lobo; Produces Thick Gold-Copper Intercept From Pan De Azucar Metallurgical Hole
Mindoro Resources Ltd (TSX VENTURE: MIO) (ASX: MDO) (FRANKFURT:WKN 906167) is pleased to announce a nine-hole drilling program to infill and extend the Southwest Breccia high-grade gold shoot at Lobo, Batangas (the Philippines), will commence within two weeks MarketWire

HSNO Adds George I. Rudoy as Partner in Forensic Technology Practice
Hagen, Streiff, Newton & Oshiro ("HSNO"), an internationally recognized leader in forensic technology and accounting services, today announced George I MarketWire

3rd International Solar Energy Technology Conference (ISETC) Focuses on Solar Technology, Calls for Speaker Proposals, Sponsors and Exhibitors
WhatThe 3rd International Solar Energy Technology Conference (ISETC) convenes on Thursday, October 27, 2011 in Santa Clara, CA. ISETC promotes innovative technologies related to the efficient creation, distribution and use of solar energy and invites interested speakers to submit proposals, and sponsors and exhibitors to submit applications MarketWire

Herth Real Estate Continues to Expand
Herth Real Estate, located in San Francisco, continues to expand with the hire of three experienced agents to its family of professional Realtors. Mark D. McHale, Colleen McFerrin and Matthew Gomez have joined the team! With their expertise in the industry, Herth is confident these Realtors will bring wonderful contributions and service to the company and to its clients. MarketWire

Pinnacle Security Brings Suit Against Former Employees Graham Wood, Kim Wyatt; Names Industry Insider Jack Inbar
Pinnacle Security, a leader in the residential security industry, today announced it has filed a lawsuit against former regional manager, Graham Wood; former senior regional office coordinator, Kim Wyatt; industry insider, Jack Inbar; and their new company, Canada-based Titan Alarm MarketWire

Why Now Is Precisely the Wrong Time for Congress to Cut Back NASA
As politicians take the knife to NASA's budget with the sun setting on the decades old Space Shuttle Program that has been the cornerstone of America's manned space program, one scientist is less concerned about the loss of the jobs, the space missions or even the publicity MarketWire

Spicy Pickle Sandwich Company Opens to Record Sales in North Dakota
Spicy Pickle Franchising, Inc. (OTCQB: SPKL) (PINKSHEETS: SPKL), the Denver-based sandwich company, announced the opening of a new Spicy Pickle Sandwich Company located in Minot, North Dakota. The location, operated as an independent, family-owned and franchised restaurant by the Wheeler family, opened to record numbers for the company. MarketWire

Paul David Walker Shares Do's and Don'ts for Thriving in a Recession
Paul David Walker, business advisor to mid-sized and Fortune 500 CEOs; founder of Genius Stone Partners and author of "Unleashing Genius: Leading Yourself, Teams and Corporations," has led executive teams through mission-critical decisions for over 25 years, and he's sharing his proven strategies for guiding businesses successfully through a recession. MarketWire

Lucid Imagination Named a 2011 CRN Emerging Technology Vendor
Lucid Imagination, the commercial company for Apache Lucene and Apache Solr search technology, today announced it has been selected by Everything Channel as a 2011 CRN Emerging Technology Vendor. The annual list features the most innovative vendors who not only deliver technology that is easy to use, but can generate the high margins solution providers require MarketWire

Prospect Capital Schedules Fiscal Year Earnings Release and Conference Call
Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEC) ("Prospect" or "Company") announced today that it expects to file with the Securities and Exchange Commission its report on Form 10-K containing its fiscal year results for the period ended June 30, 2011, on Monday, August 29, 2011 after the close of the markets MarketWire

Roppel Returns as AHFC Board Chair
Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) board of directors, at its annual meeting, this year held in Cordova, re-elected Frank Roppel of Wrangell to serve as the board chair. Governor Murkowski appointed Roppel to the board of directors in July 2003, and he has served as chair since that time MarketWire

Farmland Marketing Group Says You Don't Have to Buy the Farm
There are plenty of Funds that accommodate institutional investors, and opportunities abound for investing in farmland outside the U.S. and for investors who reside outside the U.S., but until now, no Fund existed for the small individual investor living in the U.S. MarketWire

Dr. Victoria L. Bernhardt to Keynote the Fall 2011 Common Core State Standards and School Transformation Symposium
Dr. Victoria L. Bernhardt, a nationally recognized leader on data analysis, will make the keynote presentation titled "Implementing the Common Core State Standards with Integrity and Fidelity" at the Fall 2011 Common Core State Standards and School Transformation Symposium MarketWire

Acer Video Book Report Contest -- Voting Now Open
WHAT: Acer has named the ten finalists for its Acer Video Book Report Contest. Teachers and their students chose a fiction or non-fiction book, and created a video-based report to share their favorite selection. Acer has named the five finalists in each category and the public can now place their votes to identify a winner from each MarketWire

Inc. Magazine Unveils Its Exclusive Annual List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies -- the Inc. 500|5000
Inc. magazine today ranked Übermind no. 1,122 on its fifth annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. Topped this year by online retailer ideeli, the list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy -- America's independent entrepreneurs MarketWire

Sonian Announces Partnership With Cloud Caboodle
Sonian, the pioneer in cloud-powered information archiving, today announced its partnership with Cloud Caboodle, the experts in virtualization, cloud storage, backup and archive, to provide its best of breed hosted email archiving solution to the SMB market to meet growing data storage, compliance, and eDiscovery needs. MarketWire

Crowne Ventures, Inc. Signs Letter of Intent for Gold Mine Claims
CROWNE VENTURES, INC. (PINKSHEETS: CRWV) is pleased to announce that Mr. Dane Peterson, President of World Investments of Mexico (WIM), has signed a letter of intent with Crowne Ventures to further explore and produce its Gallo de Oro Property, located in the Tecuala Region in Nayarit, Mexico. MarketWire

Alta Mining (FOGC): Potential of Company's Canada Expansion
Fortune Oil and Gas, Inc. (PINK SHEETS: FOGC) (http://www.fortuneoilandgascorp.com) subsidiary Alta Mining advises its followers on the potential of the silver claims in BC, Canada, which the company currently pursues. MarketWire

New Flight Charters Named to Fastest-Growing List for Third Consecutive Year
For the third consecutive year, New Flight Charters has been named to the Inc. 500/5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. The list considers companies' prior four years' sales growth. With results from the past three Inc. 5000 awards, New Flight Charters remains the fastest growing private jet company in America since 2005. MarketWire

CFC Announces FY 2011 Year-End Results
The National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation (CFC) (NYSE: NRU) (NYSE: NRC) has announced financial results for its fiscal year (FY) 2011, which ended May 31, 2011. MarketWire

This Saturday Night: Richard Marx to Entertain Festival of Arts Visitors at the Acura Celebrity Event, One Lucky Ticketholder Will Win a Brand New Acura ZDX
This Saturday night, August 27th, admired singer and songwriter Richard Marx will host the most momentous night of the summer art season: the Acura Celebrity Event at the Laguna Beach Festival of Arts MarketWire

Virginia-Based Hip-Hop/Rock/Funk Duo CSJQ Inks Major Deal With Veal-Steen Music Publishing to License Their Music Catalog for Multimedia Projects
Virginia-based hip-hop/rock/funk fusion duo CSJQ (Clayton Savage and JayQuan) has signed a major deal with Veal-Steen Music Publishing to license their entire music catalogue for upcoming multi-media projects. The agreement will include film, television, video games, commercials and DVDs. MarketWire

University of South Alabama College of Nursing Selects Software Secure to Assure Exam Integrity in Online Program
Software Secure, Inc., a pioneer in secure, computer-based testing solutions, today announced that the University of South Alabama College of Nursing has selected Software Secure's Securexam® Remote Proctor System to ensure the integrity of the school's online examinations. MarketWire

Expert Sales Strategist Publishes Latest Read on Making the Perfect Hire
In her latest book titled The Perfect Hire: A Tactical Guide to Hiring, Developing, and Retaining Top Sales Talent, expert sales and leadership strategist Kathi Graham-Leviss shows executives, HR professionals, business owners, and sales managers how to stop the revolving door of sales hires by arming them with five steps to make the perfect hire MarketWire

U.S. RE Appointed to Place Reinsurance for Turkish Insurance Catastrophe Pool
The Turkish Catastrophe Insurance Pool (TCIP) has appointed U.S. RE Corporation along with its Turkish partner, Türker Insurance and Reinsurance Brokers, as one of the Consortium Brokers to place reinsurance for the Pool's earthquake risk, Joseph Fedor, U.S. RE Executive Vice President, reported. MarketWire

RMHC Recognizes The Dwyer Group, Inc. Companies at Its 2011 International Conference
Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®) recognized Aire Serv, Glass Doctor, Mr. Appliance, Mr. Electric, Mr. Rooter Plumbing & The Grounds Guys for their support at the 2011 RMHC International Conference. MarketWire

Stillwater Mining Company Assigns New Management Responsibilities
STILLWATER MINING COMPANY (NYSE: SWC) (TSX: SWC.U) announced today a reorganization of responsibilities within its management team. MarketWire

Snap Fitness and Rolling Strong(TM) Launch Gym Membership Program at Pilot Flying J Locations Nationwide to Help Professional Drivers, Travelers Muscle Up While on the Road
Snap Fitness, the world's fastest-growing franchisor of 24/7 express fitness centers, announces a partnership with Rolling Strong™, the leader in health and wellness for professional drivers, that will offer an easy in, easy out workout concept at numerous Pilot Flying J Travel Centers nationwide MarketWire

Flex LNG Chairman to Address Modular, Midscale Conference
Keith Meyer, chairman of Flex LNG (OBX: FLNG), which was founded to bring LNG production offshore, will address Modular, Mid-Scale LNG conference on Sept. 15, Lafayette, La. The conference features a tour of Chart Industries (NASDAQ: GTLS) cold box assembly plant, a critical module in LNG plant construction. MarketWire

OptoEMU Sensor(TM) and eSight Software Enable Web-Based Energy Management for Small and Mid-Sized Businesses
A new strategic partnership between Opto 22 and eSight Energy has allowed the two companies to integrate their respective offerings, and enabled Opto 22 to expand its portfolio of energy management software platforms that can communicate with and present energy data gathered by the OptoEMU Sensor MarketWire

Startup America Partnership Announces All-Entrepreneur Board and Corporate Sponsors
The Startup America Partnership, an organization working to help young companies grow in order to create jobs in America, today announced the appointment of its founding board members, eleven of America's most successful and highly-regarded entrepreneurs MarketWire

Simba Technologies Announces Vlamis Software Solutions as Official MDX Provider for Oracle OLAP Reseller
Simba Technologies Inc., the industry's choice for standards-based relational and multi-dimensional data connectivity products, today announced Vlamis Software Solutions as an official reseller of its award-winning MDX Provider for Oracle OLAP software product. MarketWire

New Branding Identifies AlphaGraphics as a Marketing Services Leader
AlphaGraphics, a marketing services franchise with business centers nationwide, continues to evolve to meet the changing needs of their customers in today's marketing environment -- what the company has dubbed "The New Now," according to CEO Kevin Cushing MarketWire

Schools Outsource Computer and Technology Education Programs to Computer Explorers
Schools facing budget cuts and a steadily declining economy look to Computer Explorers, a national technology education franchise, to outsource technology programs and save money. MarketWire

'PANGEA'
All artists are observers of life, though it's not every day you encounter an artist who has the official title of "creature supervisor." But that is indeed the hat most often worn by Vancouver artist James Stewart, who created the lead character in The Chronicles of Narnia, and was responsible for creating the giant, prawn-like aliens in District 9. MarketWire

Roadrunner Transportation Systems Announces Merger Agreement With Prime Logistics Corporation
Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. (NYSE: RRTS), a leading asset-light transportation and logistics services provider, announced today that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire all of the outstanding stock of Prime Logistics Corporation ("Prime") for approximately $97.5 million, consisting of $94.5 million in cash and $3.0 million in stock MarketWire

Eileen Koch and Company Welcomes Highly Touted Celebrity Chef Kai Chase
Celebrity chef, caterer, journalist, author and entrepreneur, Kai Chase (www.kaichase.com) tantalizes the taste buds of Hollywood's heavy hitters with a fusion of traditional and exotic tastes. Kai has used her independence, entrepreneurial spirit, charming personality and skill to propel her to the top MarketWire

OceanFreight Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter of 2011
OceanFreight Inc. (NASDAQ: OCNF), a global provider of marine transportation services, today announced its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2011. MarketWire

Justin Bieber, PhoneGuard, Inc. and the Remember Alex Brown Foundation Reach Millions Through Texting and Driving Segment on NBC's The Today Show
Two-time Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Justin Bieber, PhoneGuard, Inc., a subsidiary of Options Media Group Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: OPMG) (PINKSHEETS: OPMG), and the Remember Alex Brown Foundation captured millions of viewers across the nation today as NBC's The Today Show highlighted the partnership in a texting and driving segment. MarketWire

New Home Sales on Target at WCI Communities' Heron Bay
WCI Communities announced today that new residential sales are on target to meet projections with nearly half, 49%, of Phase One and Phase Two homesites now under contract in Parkland's Heron Bay. WCI began sales of its 196 new homes in the prestigious community of Heron Bay, which is located on Coral Ridge Drive, just west of the Florida Turnpike and I-95, in May MarketWire

Planet Beach Automated Day Spa Gains Market Share
Planet Beach Contempo Spa may not look like a traditional day spa with its high-tech automated day spa services and unique environment, but it is growing in popularity and grabbing market share from traditional day spas. MarketWire

H2scan Extends Contaminant Potential of Its HY-OPTIMA(TM) Hydrogen Analyzer Product Line With Affordable New Models
H2scan Corporation, provider of the most accurate, tolerant and affordable hydrogen leak detection and process gas measurement solutions for industrial markets, today announced the official launch of two new HY-OPTIMA™ hydrogen analyzer models designed for implementation in highly contaminated environments MarketWire

CCA Selected for the Continued Management of Two Contracts From the State of Texas
CCA (Corrections Corporation of America) (NYSE: CXW), the nation's largest partnership corrections provider to government agencies, announced today that pursuant to a competitive re-bid it has received contracts for the continued management of CCA's Mineral Wells Pre Parole Transfer Facility and CCA's Bridgeport Pre-Parole Transfer Facility from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) MarketWire

AtHoc Selects Seasoned Veteran to Support High Growth and Global Expansion
AtHoc, Inc., the pioneer and leader network-centric emergency mass notification systems (EMNS), today announced the appointment of Sanjay Saini as vice president of global operations and customer success. MarketWire

GuardTime Keyless Signatures Selected by Cernam to Deliver the World's First Purpose-Built System for Capturing Online Evidence
GuardTime (www.guardtime.com), creator of Keyless Signature technology providing indisputable proof of time, origin, and data integrity for the world's electronic information, today announced that its Keyless Signature technology has been adopted by Cernam (www.cernam.com), creators of the first purpose-built system for capturing and preserving evidence from online sources MarketWire

Four Winds Casino Resort Dominates Midwest Gaming With 34 Awards
Four Winds Casino® Resort, the premier gaming destination in the Midwest, is pleased to announce that it won a total of 34 awards from trade and regional media. The Copper Rock Steakhouse won Wine Spectator's 2011 Award of Excellence for the fourth consecutive year MarketWire

American Defense Systems, Inc. Announces Financial Results for the Period Ended June 30, 2011
American Defense Systems, Inc. ("ADSI" or the "Company") (NYSE Amex: EAG), a leading provider of advanced transparent and opaque armor, architectural hardening and security products for Defense and Homeland Security, announced today that it has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the period ended June 30, 2011. MarketWire

Vindicia Named to Annual Inc. Magazine Exclusive List of America's Fastest Growing Private Companies for Second Consecutive Year
Vindicia, a leading provider of SaaS billing solutions that help digital leaders optimize customer retention and acquisition through integrated marketing best practices, today announced that Inc. magazine ranked Vindicia number 2213 on its fifth annual Inc. 500|5000 -- an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies MarketWire

Paula Wilson Appointed President and CEO of JCR and JCI
The Joint Commission today announced the appointment of Paula Wilson as president and chief executive officer of Joint Commission Resources (JCR) and Joint Commission International (JCI). In this role Wilson will direct all operations of JCR and JCI. MarketWire

Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd.: Acquisition of Antler Creek Property
Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: BGM)(FRANKFURT: IWUB) (the "Company") announces that it has entered into a letter agreement dated August 18, 2011 (the "Agreement") with two arm's length vendors (the "Vendors") to acquire a 100% interest in certain mineral claims in the Cariboo District of British Columbia, namely the Antler Creek Property MarketWire

ECU Silver Receives Assays for the Deep Drilling in Santa Juana Mine
ECU Silver Mining Inc. (TSX: ECU) is pleased to announce that it has received the assays for the announced intercept in hole SJ-18-21B. The calcite-rich section averaged 2.09 g/t gold, 122.4 g/t silver, 0.35% lead, 0.63% copper and 0.35% zinc over a core length of 16.55 meters (54.3 feet) corresponding to a 6.02 meters (19.8 feet) true width MarketWire

InterAmerican Gaming Extends NOWPHIT Closing
InterAmerican Gaming Inc. ("the Company") (PINK SHEETS: IAGM) announced today that it has agreed to extend the closing date of its previously announced letter of intent with Baron Group Ventures ("BGV") to acquire an 80.1% interest in NOWPHIT (www.nowphit.com). The closing date has been extended to September 23, 2011 MarketWire

Mexican Government Gains Satellite Management Efficiency From Optimal Satcom Integrated Software System
Optimal Satcom has been awarded a subcontract by Integral Systems to provide the Mexican government with a highly-efficient satellite capacity management system for its new MEXSAT satellite system MarketWire

Sikich Investment Banking Names Terrel G. Bressler Managing Director and John A. Ebe Director
Sikich Investment Banking is pleased to announce that Terrel G. Bressler, Managing Director, and John A. Ebe, Director, have joined the Firm where they will focus on mergers and acquisitions and capital raising assignments in the middle market. MarketWire

Graymark Healthcare to Present at Kaufman Bros. 14th Annual Investor Conference on September 7, 2011
Graymark Healthcare, Inc. (NASDAQ: GRMH), the nation's second largest provider of diagnostic sleep services and an innovator in comprehensive care for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), has been invited to present at Kaufman Bros. 14th Annual Investor Conference. The conference will be held at the W Hotel in New York City on September 7-8, 2011. MarketWire

Global Desalination Market Will Grow 320.3% by 2020, Driven by Reverse Osmosis
Depleting water supplies, coupled with increasing water demand, are driving the global market for desalination technology, which is expected to reach $52.4 billion by 2020, up 320.3% from $12.5 billion in 2010. According to a recent report from energy research publisher SBI Energy, membrane technology reverse osmosis will see the largest growth, reaching $39.46 billion by 2020. MarketWire

Digagogo Engages Shya-La-La Production Limited of Hong Kong to Expand Market Penetration of Asia-Pacific Region
Digagogo Ventures Corp. ("Digagogo" or the "Company") (OTCBB: DOGO), a provider of information and communications technology, is pleased to announce that it has engaged Shya-La-La Production Limited ("Shya-La-La") of Hong Kong to provide marketing services to the Company in order to penetrate the vast Asia-Pacific market. MarketWire

Illinois Technology Association With GrubHub Expands 2011 ITA Fall Challenge
The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) in conjunction with GrubHub announces the expansion of the 2011 ITA Fall Challenge. The 2nd annual Challenge now includes visits to 10 universities in the region to educate more than 1,000 students about technology career opportunities available in Illinois MarketWire

Network Automation Startup 6connect Lands Series A Funding Led by Hummer Winblad Venture Partners
6connect, the first network automation platform to help usher in IPv6, today announced that it secured $2 million in a Series A financing round led by Hummer Winblad Venture Partners. Managing Partner, Mark Gorenberg, will join the 6connect board. MarketWire

CHDT Corp -- Eco-i-Lite Line of LED Power Failure Lights Aids Preparedness for First Major Atlantic Hurricane of the 2011 Season
Irene is named the first major Atlantic hurricane of the 2011 Season, threatening to hit the Southeastern region of the U.S. late this week and possibly becoming a category 3 hurricane by Thursday morning. Residents in the area are being advised by the authorities to stock up on preparedness items as emergency situations such as power outages are very likely to happen MarketWire

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Welcomes National Healthcare Leaders to Meeting on Improving Patient Safety
Chicago's new Mayor Rahm Emanuel welcomed more than 250 of the country's healthcare clinical and quality leaders to the city Monday for a meeting on improving patient safety and reducing medical errors. Hosted by Medline Industries, Inc MarketWire

Stratos Genomics Receives Grant From the National Human Genome Research Institute for Further Development of Sequencing by Expansion(TM) Technology
Stratos Genomics Inc. today announced receipt of grant funds from the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) in the amount of $829,000 over two years. The NHGRI, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), awarded $14 million to nine qualifying research organizations on Monday, August 22, 2011, to support the development of revolutionary DNA sequencing technologies. MarketWire

TheraBiogen, Inc. Announces Shipment of TheraMax(R) Allergy Relief to 1150 Locations of Food Lion Supermarkets
TheraBiogen, Inc MarketWire

CZ BioMed Corp. Names Internationally Renowned Dr. Ronald E. Wheeler, M.D. as Medical Director of Its Scientific and Medical Advisory Boards
CZ BioMed Corp., a leading company in the field of oncolytic virotherapy, providing research, development, commercialization and treatments, pursuant to the eradication of various cancers, announced today the appointment of Dr. Ronald E. Wheeler, M.D. to lead its Medical Advisory Board, in charge of prostate cancer clinical trials studies worldwide. MarketWire

Dorman Releases More Than 75 Formerly "Dealer Only" Parts This Month
Dorman Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: DORM) has just released over 75 new products in August, featuring Formerly "Dealer Only" parts that were previously unavailable in the Aftermarket. Technicians now have the convenience of sourcing Plastic Backed Mirror Glass, Radiator Fan Relays, Integrated Door Latch Actuators and ABS Tone Rings from their preferred Aftermarket parts supplier MarketWire

Alzheimer's Association Receives $1,180 From Travel Advantage Network Employees
In July, employees of Travel Advantage Network (TAN), a wholesale vacation accommodations program, raised $1,180 in support of the Alzheimer's Association July's efforts as part of TAN's philanthropic tradition. Every month, a TAN employee chooses a charity to support, and rallies the rest of the company to raise funds for the cause. MarketWire

Nominum Names Gary Messiana Chief Executive Officer
Nominum, the worldwide leader in Intelligent DNS systems, today announces the appointment of Gary Messiana as the company's new Chief Executive Officer. Messiana, a seasoned industry veteran who has led a number of start-ups into high-growth markets, will oversee corporate strategy and all operations as the company enhances its products to expand into new markets MarketWire

New Lightweight Perseus Series(TM) Cases Available From Trident Case
Protective case manufacturer Trident Case today announced the availability of its slimmest product line to date, the Perseus Series for popular mobile phones, tablets and other devices. Continuing in the company's running product line theme of mythological figures of strength, Trident's new line is named after Greek superhero Perseus who forcefully slew the evil Medusa MarketWire

Mindjet to Announce New Products & Host Closing After-Party as Partner Sponsor of TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco
Mindjet®, a leading provider of business productivity software and cloud-based applications that visually connect ideas, information and people, announced today that the company is a partner-level sponsor for TechCrunch® Disrupt San Francisco, the premier event to launch new and innovative technologies. MarketWire

PENSRUS Offers Free Imprinting and Free Shipping on All Imprinted Logo Pens
In business, it is sometimes beneficial to actively seek out customers, instead of waiting for them to find your company. One of the best ways to do this is by implementing advertising tools that introduce and promote one's business effortlessly MarketWire

Lam Research Corporation Announces Participation at 2011 Citi Technology Conference
Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ: LRCX) today announced it will present at the 2011 Citi Technology Conference on Tuesday, September 6 at 10:45 a.m. Pacific Time. MarketWire

Astro-Med, Inc. Reports Record Sales and Strong Earnings in the Second Quarter; Directors Declare Regular Cash Dividend
Astro-Med, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALOT) reports Net Income of $1,046,000, equal to 14 cents per diluted share, on record sales of $20,336,000 for the Second Quarter ended July 30, 2011. MarketWire

Fright Dome at Circus Circus Partners With Compass Films International to Theme Two of Its Five Haunted Houses After Legendary Horror Film HALLOWEEN
Michael Myers has come home... will Las Vegas survive? Beginning Saturday, Oct. 1 Fright Dome takes over The Adventuredome at Circus Circus and will partner with Compass Films International to theme two of its five haunted houses after the legendary horror film HALLOWEEN. MarketWire

Barney's Beanery Brings Your Favorite NFL Team to Your Table
In the city without an NFL team, where transplants must spend big on satellite service to follow their home teams, Barney's Beanery (www.barneysbeanery.com) is serving up tableside service and the choice of any of the week's 14 NFL games MarketWire

TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) Awards 3K Technologies a Value Added Reseller (VAR) Partnership
3K Technologies, LLC a global business technology services firm, announced today the company has been awarded a TIBCO (NASDAQ: TIBX) Value Added Reseller Partnership. MarketWire

Agile360 and Entisys Solutions Named to Prestigious Inc. 500|5000 List
Entisys Solutions, Inc., the West Coast's #1 provider of enterprise virtualization and access delivery solutions from the data center to the desktop and into the cloud, and its Southern California division, Agile360, today announced that Inc. magazine has named the company to its fifth annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies MarketWire

Equipe Watches Vroom Onto the Auto A Fondo TV Show on Speed Channel
The Detroit based high-performance Equipe watches are now the official watch of Auto A Fondo TV. The automobile themed TV show is broadcast through FOX's SPEED channel throughout the American continent reaching 28 countries. MarketWire

Sepialine Releases Argos 7.2
Sepialine, a leading provider of document accounting and control software, today announced the immediate availability of Argos 7.2, which includes new secure release capabilities. Secure release alters traditional printing workflow by holding print jobs until users request them at the printer MarketWire

Kelly Jo Anderson Appointed to the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling-Contractors Association (PHCC) Vice President
Kelly Jo Anderson, Sales and Service Manager at Anderson Plumbing Heating & Air, has been appointed Vice President of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling-Contractors Association - San Diego. Kelly Jo's induction took place at the PHCC installation dinner at the Hyatt Regency Mission Bay. MarketWire

World Healthcare IT Market to Grow 10% Annually Through 2015
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "World Healthcare IT Market: Trends & Forecast (2010 - 2015)," to their collection of Information Technology market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?ProductID=6486698 MarketWire

Sorenson ntouch Mobile Now Supports iPhone 4 and iPod touch 4th Generation
Sorenson Communications® today announced that ntouch® Mobile, Sorenson's mobile VRS solution, now supports the iPhone® 4 and iPod touch® 4th Generation. Sorenson customers must have a data plan from AT&T® or Verizon® to download ntouch Mobile to their iPhone 4. To download ntouch Mobile to their iPod touch, customers must have access to a Wi-Fi connection. MarketWire

SPAM Was Killing the Eagle -- Was Yahoo! and Their Free Email to Blame? InfoStreet Comes to the Aid of a Small Business
InfoStreet Inc., Cloud computing pioneer and provider of Cloud Apps, was recently chosen as provider of choice by Eagle Technologies LLC (Eagle) to power their IT infrastructure and lead their migration to the Cloud. Eagle is a veteran-owned company located in Virginia that provides engineering, composite, and precision machining fabrication services to aerospace companies MarketWire

MEDIA ALERT: Kilopass to Participate at GLOBALFOUNDRIES Global Technology Conference
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BMO Spend & Payment Solutions: 3 Strategies to Demystify Travel Data
GBTA ANNUAL CONVENTION - The pace of business travel is expected to continue its steady increase with the amount of data overwhelming travel managers MarketWire

CheapOair Releases Labor Day Travel Trends
CheapOair releases leisure travel pricing and destination trends, based on customers' purchase behavior for the Labor Day holiday. The data compares Labor Day weekend airfares and hotel rates for 2011 vs. 2010. The company's results show that domestic cities are the preferred travel destinations for Labor Day MarketWire

Verisante to Attend Conferences and Trade Shows in Australia, China and Europe
Verisante Technology, Inc. (TSX VENTURE: VRS)(OTCQX: VRSEF)(PINK SHEETS: VRSEF)(FRANFURT: V3T) (the "Company" or "Verisante"), a leader in cancer imaging technology, announced today that President and CEO Thomas Braun will be attending the 2011 Annual Conference and Scientific Meeting of the Australasian College of Skin Cancer Medicine ("ACSCM") from August 26-28 in Queensland MarketWire

Union Equity, Inc. Signs Agreement With One of the Top Commercial Finance Brokers for Listed Companies
Union Equity Inc. (PINKSHEETS: UNQT) is pleased to announce it has signed an agreement with Southern Lending Solutions LLC to assist the Company in acquiring additional funding over the next twelve months. MarketWire

LineStream Technologies Bolsters Management Team With Appointment of CTO and VP of Marketing
LineStream Technologies Inc., an innovator of software-based control solutions for the industrial automation industry, announced today two additions to its management team with the appointment of Gang Tian as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Matthew Zilli as Vice President of Marketing MarketWire

PHI Group Announces Shareholder Conference Call
PHI Group, Inc., (OTCQB: PHIE) (PINKSHEETS: PHIE) (FRANKFURT: PR7), a diversified holding company focused on high-growth opportunities in M&A, real estate, energy, mining, natural resources, healthcare and special situations, is pleased to invite our shareholders and investors to participate in a shareholder telephone conference. MarketWire

Crowne Ventures, Inc.
In the news release, "Crowne Ventures to Reduce Number of Authorized Shares," issued Monday, August 22, 2011 by Crowne Ventures, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CRWV), we are advised by the company that the new website in the first sentence of the second paragraph should read "www.crownemining.com." Complete corrected text follows. MarketWire

Follett Delivers Smarter Digital Textbooks With CafeScribe(R)
Follett Higher Education Group's new CafeScribe® platform makes digital textbooks smarter with better study tools, more accessibility on different types of devices and more book titles than ever before. MarketWire

Trade Catalyst Report: Disruptive Technology With Multiple Market Applications Up for FDA Approval
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U.S. Health Insurers Offer Preview of Industry's Evolution in a Post-Health Care Reform Marketplace
A new report by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) offers insights into how health insurers are gearing up for the emergence of a new low-cost, retail-oriented marketplace in the post-health care reform landscape, placing bold bets on divergent strategies. MarketWire

Claremont University Consortium Selects WorkForce Software to Automate Time & Attendance Across Multiple Institutions
WorkForce Software, the leading provider of workforce management solutions for organizations with complex labor policies and stringent compliance demands, announces that the Claremont University Consortium has selected its EmpCenter® workforce management solution. MarketWire

Convey to Partner With Virginia Bioinformatics Institute to Develop Next-Generation Computing Systems for Life and Medical Sciences
Convey Computer announced today it will partner with Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI) to develop new reconfigurable computing platforms for life and medical sciences. These new computing architectures are needed to keep pace with the data deluge flooding bioinformatics research. MarketWire

WPG Americas to Distribute GainSpan Low Power Embedded Wi-Fi Solutions in the Americas
GainSpan® Corporation, a leading developer of ultra-low power embedded Wi-Fi solutions, and WPG Americas, Inc., today announced a strategic distribution partnership whereby WPG Americas will sell GainSpan's complete line of low power Wi-Fi products in the Americas. WPG Americas, based in San Jose, CA, is a member of WPG Holdings, the world's third largest electronics distributor. MarketWire

RedHouse Associates Announces Partnership With Onit
RedHouse Associates, one of Houston's newest, startup accelerator teams, today announced a partnership with Onit, a leading provider of Enterprise Process Management (EPM) tools. RedHouse will work closely with Onit to accelerate product development, add functionality to its existing products and prepare it for future growth MarketWire

BDA Announces Acquisition of High-End Mobile Audio Accessory Brand MUNITIO
Bensussen Deutsch & Associates, Inc. (BDA), the nation's premier Merchandise Agency™, today announced its acquisition of San Diego-based MUNITIO (mu-nish-eo), a precision sound control company specializing in mobile lifestyle electronic accessories. Specific terms of the agreement are not being disclosed. MarketWire

Telemedicine Market to Grow 19% Annually Through 2014
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Global Telemedicine Market 2010-2014," to their collection of Information Technology market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?ProductID=6487057 MarketWire

Connectyx Technologies' Marketing Schedule for MedFlash Including Wellness Events, Trade Shows and Television Coverage and Advertising
Connectyx Technologies Holdings Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CTYX) ("Connectyx"), www.connectyx.com, manufacturer and distributor of the MedFlash®, a Personal Health and Wellness Management System (ePHM) designed for maintaining personal health records (PHR), announced today the company's near-term active marketing schedule for MedFlash with its marketing partners and media MarketWire

Delivra Named to Inc. 5000 List
Inc. Magazine named Delivra, an email software and services company that helps organizations rightsize their e-marketing efforts, as the nation's 2,424 fastest-growing private company. This is the first time the company has appeared on the Inc. 5000 list MarketWire

Employees "Got Game?" Each Day Hundreds of Thousands of Virgin HealthMiles Members Demonstrate the Power of Game Mechanics to Drive a Healthy Workplace Culture
"Health gaming" may be the buzz phrase of the day, but every day's a chance to 'get in the game' for the more than 700,000 employees represented by Virgin HealthMiles, a pioneer in applying game mechanics to driving sustained, healthy behaviors MarketWire

FALKEN Industries Launches New Clean Energy Innovation Initiative
Falken Industries Ltd (OTCBB: FLKI), today launched its EcoPledge Energy Innovation Initiative. The $1 MarketWire

Sidense Exhibiting at GLOBALTECHNOLOGIES Technical Conference (GTC)
WhatSidense exhibiting at the GLOBALTECHNOLOGIES Technical Conferencehttp://www.globalfoundries.com/gtc2011/ WhereSanta Clara Convention Center5001 Great America ParkwaySanta Clara, CA 95054 WhenTuesday, August 307:30AM to 7:00PM About SidenseSidense Corp MarketWire

F3 Technologies in Negotiations for Large Movie Catalog
F3 Technologies, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FTCH) announced today that it has entered into negotiations with a third-party to acquire the distribution rights to a massive movie catalogue. MarketWire

PanTerra Networks Announces Social Media Integration and Outlook Cloud Sync in WorldSmart
PanTerra Networks (www.panterranetworks.com) announces seamless integration between its award-winning WorldSmart Cloud-UC solution, Microsoft Outlook and Social Media sites such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter MarketWire

Pavos Parson Selects Epicor ERP
Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced that Pavos Parson, a Mexican company with more than 40 years of experience in raising, packaging and commercializing turkey and its derivatives has selected the Epicor® next-generation enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. MarketWire

AirTouch Communications Has a New Stock Symbol: ATCH
AirTouch® Communications (OTCBB: ATCH) (formerly known as Waxess Holdings, Inc.) www.airtouchinc.com, today announced that its new stock symbol is OTCBB:ATCH. MarketWire

ShopIgniter Partners With Involver to Expand Its Social eCommerce Solution
ShopIgniter, a provider of innovative social commerce software, today announced a partnership with Involver, a social marketing platform used by over 500,000 companies worldwide, to deliver an integrated solution that helps businesses easily manage content, commerce, promotions and analytics across the rapidly evolving social Web. MarketWire

VAI Holds 2011 Customer Appreciation Golf Outing and Executive Summit
VAI (Vormittag Associates, Inc.), a leading ERP software provider, is pleased to announce its complimentary 2011 Customer Appreciation Golf Outing and Executive Summit, being held at the Hyatt Regency Long Island at Wind Watch Golf Club in Hauppauge, NY, September 20 - 21, 2011 MarketWire

Green EnviroTech Holdings Corp. CEO Discusses Upcoming Second Quarter Report Filing
Green EnviroTech Holdings Corp. (www.greenenvirotech.com) (OTCBB: GETH) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Green EnviroTech Corp., a waste plastics recovery, separation, cleaning, and recycling company, today released a statement from CEO and Chairman Gary M. De Laurentiis commenting on the 10Q filing. MarketWire

Con-way Freight Named LTL Carrier of the Year by Whirlpool Corporation
Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced that it has been named LTL Carrier of the Year by Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR), the world's leading manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances. MarketWire

mediaFORGE Launches Search Retargeting
mediaFORGE, the innovator of post-engagement site retargeting, is now offering dynamic search retargeting to attract new visitors to advertisers' sites through the same advanced technology, strategic expertise and data transparency that has made it a leader in site retargeting. MarketWire

TeraDiode Lands $3.2 Million in Defense-Related Contracts
TeraDiode's direct diode laser technology has caught the attention of the US Department of Defense. The company announced today that it has been awarded more than $1.1 million in defense-related contracts and has another $2.1M in defense-related contracts pending award. The company is also developing direct diode lasers for industrial applications. MarketWire

Proteonomix, Inc. (PROT) Notes Progress in Proteoderm Distribution and Advancement of UMK-121
PROTEONOMIX, INC. (OTCBB: PROT), a biotechnology company focused on developing therapeutics based upon the use of human cells and their derivatives, announced today that it has made substantial progress in arranging the distribution of its Proteoderm line of cosmeceutical products. MarketWire

Amarillo Biosciences Teams With Colorado Serum Company to Manufacture Immune-Boosting Bovine Protein Extract for Animal and Human Health Markets
Amarillo Biosciences, Inc. (ABI) (OTCBB: AMAR) today announced that Colorado Serum Company (CSC) of Denver has taken an option to help commercialize ABI's products for human and animal health. Primarily, CSC agreed to help evaluate ABI's technology for animal health applications. MarketWire

Still Thinking About Your Amazing Vacation? Tell the World With RCI's "Share Your Vacation" App for Facebook
RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange and part of the Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN) family of brands, today announced the recent release of the updated RCI "Share Your Vacation" application for Facebook. This app gives users the ability to share their vacations, find inspiration for future holidays, read and post recommendations, and play to win virtual tokens and unlock "hidden trophies MarketWire

Reed's, Inc. Expands Distribution Into Total Wine & More Stores
Reed's, Inc. (NASDAQ: REED) announced today that it has gained distribution authorization for all Total Wine & More stores in the US for both Reed's and Virgil's. Total Wine & More is the largest independent fine wine retailer in the country and is the only major fine wine company to operate in multiple states MarketWire

Radiopharmaceutical Market Reached $3.2 Billion in 2010
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Global Radiopharmaceuticals Market (PET/SPECT Imaging & Therapy) - Current Trends & Forecasts (2010 - 2015)" to their collection of Medical Imaging market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?ProductID=6486692 MarketWire

African Gold Group, Inc. Mali Minister of Mines Grants Extension of Kobada License in Order to Complete Feasibility Study for Kobada, Mali Gold Project
African Gold Group, Inc., ("AGG" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: AGG) is pleased to report that the Government of Mali's Minister of Mines, the Honourable, Monsieur Amadou Cisse, has formally granted AGG an extension of its Kobada, Mali exploration license. MarketWire

Argentex Mining Corporation: Ivonne Vein Returns 3.30 Meters of 4.69 g/t Gold at Pinguino, Including 1.80 Meters of 8.30 g/t Gold
Argentex Mining Corporation (TSX VENTURE: ATX)(OTCBB: AGXMF) ("Argentex" or the "Company") is pleased to release additional drill results from its recently completed 2011 exploration program at the Pinguino project, located in the Santa Cruz province of Argentina. The program consisted of 19,704 meters of drilling in 206 holes MarketWire

Financing Agreement for Up to $25 Million Signed by Geopulse Exploration
Geopulse Exploration Inc. (OTCQB: GPLS) (OTCBB: GPLS) announces the finalization of its negotiations with Haycliffe Corp. to procure up to $25 million in financing for the Company. Haycliffe has agreed to use its best efforts to seek to arrange a financing for Geopulse for up to US$25 million; they will be entitled to a fee equal to 5% of the gross amount of the financing. MarketWire

Rogue Resources Commences 10,000 Meter Drill Program at Radio Hill Iron Project
Rogue Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE: RRS) (the "Company") announces diamond drilling has commenced at its 100% owned Radio Hill Iron Ore project, located 80 km southwest of Timmins, Ontario. Orbit Garant Drilling Inc. (TSX: OGD) of Val d'Or, Quebec has been contracted to conduct the drilling campaign MarketWire

Nexage and TubeMogul Partner to Deliver Mobile Video Ads Over the Real-Time Bidding (RTB) Exchange
Nexage, the leading provider of market liquidity in the mobile advertising market, and TubeMogul, a brand-focused demand side platform (DSP) for video advertising, announced a strategic partnership today MarketWire

RTG Ventures Powers Mobile Marketing Intelligence With PPC Manager
Digital Clarity, wholly-owned subsidiary of RTG Ventures, Inc. (OTCQB: RTGV), has commenced final beta testing of an iPhone App, PPC Manager, which powers mobile management and mobile reporting of Google AdWords campaigns. PPC Manager Lite will be available as a free download and will be published in the App store once the beta phase is complete, expected to be later this Fall. MarketWire

DecisionPoint Systems Reports Second Quarter 2011 Results
DecisionPoint Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: DPSI), a leading enterprise mobility and RFID systems integrator, reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011. MarketWire

Palmchip Licenses AcurX51 Smart Grid Platform to Greenvity Communications
Palmchip and Greenvity Communications today announced that Greenvity has licensed Palmchip's AcurX Smart Grid platform for use in Greenvity's smart energy and Home Area Network (HAN) based solutions. MarketWire

Focus Gold Corp Successfully Makes Its First Semi Annual Option Payment on Its CILA Claims in Nayarit, Mexico
Focus Gold Corporation (OTCBB: FGLD) made the first of six semi annual option payments of $200,000 to Ramón Farías García on August 16th as per the terms of the exploration, exploitation and purchase option agreement for the mining lots denominated "CILA," "CILA 1," "CILA 2," "CILA 3" "and CILA 5," located in Compostela, Nayarit Mexico MarketWire

Respect Your Universe Accepted by the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC)
Respect Your Universe (OTCBB: RYUN) is pleased to announce that its common stock is now registered with the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC). The DTCC is focused on creating liquidity and stability in the global capital markets by providing electronic clearance and settlement of trades for equities. MarketWire

ERF Wireless Reports 212% Six-Month Increase in Revenues in the Company's Oil and Gas Energy Broadband Inc. Subsidiary as Compared to the Same 2010 Period
In the news release, "ERF Wireless Reports 212% Six-Month Increase in Revenues in the Company's Oil and Gas Energy Broadband Inc. Subsidiary as Compared to the Same 2010 Period," issued earlier today by ERF Wireless Inc MarketWire

Seven Arts Pictures Announces Acquisition of Independent Music Label
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SMAA's New Product Eliminates Dealers' Dependence on Auctions
SMA Alliance, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SMAA) announces the launch of its new product which eliminates auto dealers' dependence on auctions, driving more opportunities at a fraction of the costs of traditional used auto inventory replenishment. MarketWire

Pure Storage Breaks Cost Barrier to Mainstream Flash Adoption With First All-Flash Enterprise Storage Array
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Contour Skyrockets to Seventh on Inc. 500's 2011 List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies
Contour, Inc. (http://www.contour.com), a market leader in hands-free video cameras, today ranks No. 7 on the 30th annual Inc. 500, Inc. magazine's exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The company moved up an exceptional 176 spots in its second consecutive year on the list, debuting last year as No. 183. MarketWire

Pure Storage Raises $30M in Series C Financing for All-Flash Enterprise Array Technology
Pure Storage, the all-flash enterprise storage company, today announced that it raised an additional $30 million in Series C funding. Samsung Venture Investment Corporation, which joined as part of a broader strategic partnership with the company, closed the oversubscribed round led by Redpoint Ventures, Greylock Partners, Sutter Hill Ventures and angel investors MarketWire

Aryaka Named a CRN 2011 Emerging Technology Vendor
Aryaka, provider of the world's first cloud-based WAN optimization and application acceleration solution, announced today that it has been recognized by Everything Channel as a "CRN 2011 Emerging Technology Vendor." MarketWire

PhoneGuard Discusses Strategic Marketing Plan -- Plans September Events Culminating in Premium Mobile Billing Beginning in Early October
PhoneGuard, Inc., a subsidiary of Options Media Group Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: OPMG) (OTCQB: OPMG), a leading provider of mobile applications software, begins unveiling its long-term strategic plan for marketing its Drive Safe™ and responsible texting product line in conjunction with a host of new applications that will be available within the product suite MarketWire

Real Estate Video on Demand Network Rollout Scheduled for September
Next One Interactive, Inc. (OTCBB: NXOI), in conjunction with its real estate partner RealBiz Media, today announced they will begin to roll out their Real Estate Video on Demand (VOD) Network this September under the name "Home Preview Channel." The Companies have chosen to commence the launch in 5 major cities, based on their geographic and economic diversification MarketWire

SugarSync Updates BlackBerry App, Introduces New Sync Capabilities
SugarSync Inc., maker of the award-winning SugarSync online file backup, access, sync and sharing service, today announced that it has updated its SugarSync for BlackBerry app, making it even easier for users to backup, access, sync and share all of their files and data to and from their BlackBerry devices MarketWire

Force Fuels Announces the Appointment of Chief Financial Officer
Force Fuels, Inc. (OTCBB: FOFU) (OTCQB: FOFU), announced today that it has appointed Charles B. Mathews as its Chief Financial Officer as of September 5, 2011. MarketWire

SPAR Group Signs Joint Venture in Turkey
SPAR Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGRP), a diversified international merchandising and marketing services company that provides a broad array of services worldwide to help companies improve their sales, today announced the signing of a joint venture agreement to expand its operations into Turkey MarketWire

Silver Tail Systems to Host Attack Intelligence Summit With Gartner Analyst Avivah Litan
What: With one of the largest series of cyber attacks recently uncovered, and the rise in "hacktivist" operations robbing high-profile companies of information assets and millions of dollars, today's federal, government and e-commerce institutions need to be armed with the latest online security knowledge MarketWire

Media Advisory: Massachusetts House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo to Tour XTechnology Global
Massachusetts House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo will tour XTechnology Global, the market leader in environmentally-friendly IT asset management, disposition and Data Compliance. XTechnology Global continues to thrive in a challenging economy by helping data centers and businesses with large IT infrastructures, remarket, recycle and securely remove all data from all types of storage media MarketWire

Connotate's Agent Community Named Trend-Setting Product by KMWorld for 6th Consecutive Year
Connotate, Inc. (www.connotate.com), the leading provider of solutions that help organizations collect data and content from the Web, today announced that KMWorld, an information provider serving the knowledge management systems market, selected Connotate's Agent Community as a "Trend-Setting Product of 2011" for the sixth consecutive year. MarketWire

SpaceClaim Strengthens Industrial 3D Direct Modeling and Expands into Manufacturing Production Environments
SpaceClaim, the market leader in direct modeling software that enables all engineers to work in 3D, today announced SpaceClaim Engineer 2011+, advancing concept modeling and model preparation tools while greatly enhancing robust manufacturing-focused capabilities MarketWire

LRAD Corporation Receives LRAD-RX(R) Systems Order to Remotely Secure Oil Platforms
LRAD Corporation (NASDAQ: LRAD), the world's leading provider of acoustic hailing devices (AHDs), today announced it has received a LRAD-RX systems order to remotely secure multiple offshore oil platforms. The remotely operated LRAD-RX systems, integrated with high power spotlights and sensors, will be utilized to keep security threats, fishermen and birds away from the unmanned platforms MarketWire

IR 500 Retailers Connect With Mercent at the 2011 Shop.org Annual Summit
Mercent™, a leading provider of on-demand performance marketing solutions for retailers, announced today participation at the 2011 Shop.org Annual Summit to be held September 12th -14th at the Boston Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts. MarketWire

Hong Leong Bank Launches Mobile Banking Service With Kony Solutions
Kony Solutions, Inc., a mobile application platform provider, today announced Hong Leong Bank (HLB), a leading local bank in Malaysia, has deployed a transactional mobile banking app on three smartphone platforms namely Apple iPhone's iOS, Google's Android OS and the RIM BlackBerry OS MarketWire

New Automotive LED Driver From Supertex Reduces Board Space While Improving System Reliability
Supertex, Inc. (NASDAQ: SUPX) today introduced AT9919, an LED lamp driver integrated circuit (IC), designed specifically for solid-state lighting applications in automobiles, such as head lights, tail lights, brake indicator lights, dome lights, and panel backlights. AT9919 is AEC-Q100 compliant, and drives LEDs using a buck topology. It is available in a compact, eight-lead, DFN package. MarketWire

CPO Commerce Purchases Experian QAS Software to Improve Operational Efficiency
Experian® QAS®, a part of Experian Marketing Services and a leading provider of address verification software and services, today announced that CPO Commerce has rolled out QAS Pro On Demand across all of its Demandware-powered ecommerce sites. The product is expected to reduce the number of returned packages while also improving employee efficiency. MarketWire

Panasonic UF-5500 Business-Class Fax Rated 'Outstanding' by BERTL
Panasonic System Networks Company of America today announced receipt of BERTL's coveted "Outstanding" ranking for its Panafax UF-5500 high-speed, enhanced-security, business-class super G3 laser fax, print and scan product. MarketWire

America's Fro-yo Pioneer, TCBY, Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary With National Facebook Sweepstakes
Thirty years ago, Frank and Georgia Hickingbotham founded TCBY, The Country's Best Yogurt, the company credited with pioneering the fro-yo industry. The company continues to grow with more than 600 locations around the world and more than 70 flavors of frozen yogurt MarketWire

Mobiquity Selected by NORC at the University of Chicago to Identify and Leverage High Impact Mobile Innovation Opportunities
Mobiquity (www.mobiquityinc.com), a professional services firm specializing in the design, build, deployment and analysis of innovative enterprise-class mobile solutions, today announced it has been selected by NORC at the University of Chicago to help it leverage mobile computing to transform the way NORC interacts with its stakeholders. MarketWire

Chinachip Adds High Performance IC and SoC Design Expertise to the Power Architecture(R) Ecosystem
Power.org, the organization that promotes and develops standards for Power Architecture® technology, today announced its newest member, Chinachip, a leader in IC and SoC devices with internet connectivity capability for the consumer electronics market MarketWire

Liberty University Offloads 69 Percent of Unstructured SharePoint Content With Metalogix StoragePoint
Metalogix Software, the leading provider in content lifecycle management (CLM) solutions for Microsoft® SharePoint®, Exchange®, and legacy environments, announced today that Liberty University has purchased its Metalogix StoragePoint solution to manage its SharePoint content database MarketWire

Poynt for Blackberry Playbook Now Localized and Available in Germany, France, Spain and Italy
Poynt Corporation (TSX VENTURE: PYN) ("Poynt Corp." or the "Company"), a global leader in mobile local search and advertising, has released a new version of their award-winning local search application Poynt ("Poynt" or the "App") on the BlackBerry® Playbook™ tablet for use in Germany, France, Spain and Italy in their respective languages. MarketWire

Global Support for G.hn Gains Ground as HomeGrid Forum's Asia Pacific and USA Membership Grows
News Highlights: Four New Members: Allion Test Labs, Holland Electronics LLC, Kwangwoon University, and MitraStar have joined HomeGrid Forum These new members demonstrate the increasing global recognition of G MarketWire

Corporate Health Partners, Inc. Launches "ExecTrack"
Corporate Health Partners, Inc. has launched "ExecTrack," a new health and wellness program for executives, busy professionals and their spouses. According to CHP VP/Partner Jeremy Curtis, ExecTrack is a targeted, comprehensive solution created specifically to substantively address health issues common with high stress, leadership positions. MarketWire

CalAmp to Present at the 2011 Southern California Investor Conference
CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ: CAMP), a leading provider of wireless products, services and solutions, announced today that the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, Michael Burdiek, will be presenting at the 2011 Southern California Investor Conference. The Conference is being held on Monday, August 29 at the Island Hotel in Newport Beach, California MarketWire

Sidera Networks Accelerates Business Growth With Addition of AVANT Communications to Channel Program
Sidera Networks, the premier provider of fiber optic-based network solutions, announced today that AVANT Communications has joined its Channel Program as a Master Agent, offering Sidera's high-quality, flexible solutions to its clients in the healthcare, education and municipality industries. MarketWire

Channelinsight Launches Lead to Ship(TM)-- a Next Generation Opportunity Management Service for the Channel
Channelinsight, the leading provider of cloud-based channel sales management solutions, today announced the availability of the industry's first and only solution to address the challenge of managing the complete opportunity process MarketWire

Kapow Software(TM) First to Integrate Google+(R) and Salesforce(R) Chatter(R) at Dreamforce(R) 2011
Kapow Software, the leading innovator in cloud integration, is demonstrating the power of its Katalyst™ Application Integration Platform by integrating Google's social network, Google+ (which has no API), to the social enterprise solution, Salesforce Chatter at the ninth annual Dreamforce conference, August 30th through September 2nd in San Francisco MarketWire

PBS Holding Inc. Obtains 'Current Information' Status on OTC Markets Exchange
PBS Holding Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PBHG) announced today that it has moved to a higher listing level on the OTC Markets Exchange (OTC Pink Current Information). The higher move positions PBS Holding as a Transparent Company with Adequate Current Information available. The Company's filings for the period ended June 30, 2011 are available on the OTC Market's website at: http://www.otcmarkets MarketWire

Quture/TCLN Announces Application Partnership With InterSystems
Techs Loanstar, Inc. (OTCQB: TCLN) (PINKSHEETS: TCLN) and Quture, Inc. ("Quture") immediately followed their merger with an announcement that they are aggressively seeking to develop their new "transformative" and "disruptive" tool to improve health care while reducing costs on the InterSystems Corporation (www.InterSystems.com) integrated technology. MarketWire

KCG Awarded GSA Blanket Purchase Agreement for Cybersecurity Services
Knowledge Consulting Group (KCG), the leading provider of cybersecurity services to the government and a provider of business advisory services to the government market, today announced that it has been awarded a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and the U.S MarketWire

Digital Lightwave Introduces Industry-Leading 40G/100G Ethernet, OTN and SONET/SDH Testing in New Module
Digital Lightwave, Inc. today announced that the CSA 4100 module for its NIC Platform will support 40G/100G SONET/SDH, OTN and Ethernet testing, making it the industry's most complete transport testing solution. Using pluggable CFP modules, the CSA can support testing at SONET/SDH 40G (STL-256.4), OTN 43G (OTL-3.4) and 112G (OTL-4.10), as well as Ethernet 41G and 103G MarketWire

Cisco Delivers Innovative Compact Routers to Enable Vending Machines, Vehicles and Medical Equipment to Join the 'Internet of Things'
Illustrating its unique ability to create business opportunities for customers in even the most nontraditional of networking environments, and delivering on its vision for the "Internet of Things," Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced the latest addition to its core routing infrastructure portfolio: the Cisco 819 Integrated Services Router (ISR) Machine-to-Machine Gateway. MarketWire

LIVESTRONG(R) Cancer Navigation Center Announces Fall Class Schedule
The LIVESTRONG Cancer Navigation Center is launching a series of fall classes and support groups offered free of charge to people affected by cancer and their loved ones. People can register by contacting LIVESTRONG at 512-220-7777 or cancer.navigation@livestrong.org. MarketWire

Former Citrix General Manager Joins VMTurbo as President and CEO
VMTurbo, a leading provider of intelligent workload management software to assure application performance, today announced that N. Louis Shipley, formerly General Manager of Citrix Xen Products Group, has joined VMTurbo as President and CEO. He also will join the VMTurbo board of directors. Shipley replaces VMTurbo founder Shmuel Kliger as President and CEO MarketWire

AMERICAN SYSTEMS to Sponsor Fundraiser at Charleston RiverDogs Game in Support of the Folds of Honor Foundation
AMERICAN SYSTEMS, a leading provider of federal IT and engineering solutions with offices in Charleston, SC, is sponsoring a fundraising event at the Charleston RiverDogs game this Labor Day weekend, benefiting the Folds of Honor Foundation. MarketWire

Symantec Announces August 2011 Symantec Intelligence Report
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced the results of the August 2011 Symantec Intelligence Report, now combining the best research and analysis from the Symantec.cloud MessageLabs Intelligence Report and the Symantec State of Spam & Phishing Report MarketWire

Fujitsu Retail Suite Supports Global Retailers With Single, Secure, Easy-to-Integrate Solution
Fujitsu announced the latest version of the Fujitsu Retail Suite, a unified solution for point of sale (POS), retail data management and reporting, the management of customers, returns, and gift cards. Fujitsu Retail Suite version 4.2 increases support for global retailers, making it the perfect solution for companies that want to run the same system for every country in which they operate MarketWire

Magnolia Solar Demonstrates High-Voltage Waveguide Solar Cells at SPIE Solar Energy and Technology Conference
Magnolia Solar Corporation (OTCBB: MGLT) ("Magnolia Solar") announces that its wholly owned subsidiary, Magnolia Solar, Inc., has demonstrated high-voltage InGaAs quantum well waveguide solar cells, a unique structure capable of improving the performance of photovoltaic modules. Dr. Roger E MarketWire

Art Weinbach to Retire From Broadridge's Board
Arthur F. Weinbach, Chairman, has informed the board of directors of Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: BR) that he will retire as a director of Broadridge, effective after the company's 2011 annual meeting of stockholders. MarketWire

H&R Block Signs Letter of Intent to Sell RSM McGladrey to McGladrey & Pullen, LLP
H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) MarketWire

SMTP, Inc. Email Delivery Service Helps qaSignature Generate Sales
SMTP, Inc. (OTCBB: SMTP) today announced it has been selected by qaSignature, a leader in SaaS-based quality solutions for software developers, to provide email delivery services. MarketWire

Fuji Xerox Japan Selects EXTEDO eCTDmanager Suite to Manage Regulatory Submissions
EXTEDO, a key eRegulatory Affairs solutions provider for life sciences firms, today announced that Fuji Xerox has selected the eCTDmanager Suite™ to manage regulatory submissions among outsourcing services for its customers. MarketWire

InvoiceASAP Unveils First Fully Integrated Mobile Invoicing Platform Using Jumio Netswipe for Secure Online Payments
InvoiceASAP today introduced the first fully integrated Mobile Invoicing Network for the modern mobile workforce at both the small-to-medium (SMB) and enterprise business levels. MarketWire

StillSecure Delivers Managed Security Services via New Multi-Tenant Deployment Model
StillSecure®, a managed network security solutions and certified compliance company, today announced the immediate availability of its multi-tenant managed security services offerings. All StillSecure managed services can be made available via the multi-tenant solution, which is aimed at, and gaining increased acceptance from, datacenters, hosting providers, cloud providers and telcos. MarketWire

MSC Software Announces Its Upcoming 2011 North American Users Conference
MSC Software Corporation, the leader in multidiscipline simulation solutions that accelerate product innovation, today announced its upcoming 2011 Users Conference MarketWire

The Power Almanac, a New Powerful Resource, Helps Businesses Reach Local Government Officials
LTBL, LLC, today announced the launch of the Power Almanac, a new cloud information service for sales and marketing people who want to reach key local government decision-makers. MarketWire

Microscopes Market to Grow Over $4 Billion by 2017
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "The World Microscopes Market" to their collection of Medical Devices market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?ProductID=6488410 MarketWire

Xtera Communications Inc. and Kokusai Cable Ship Co., Ltd. Awarded Contract to Build Guam, Okinawa, Kyushu and Incheon -- GOKI Submarine Cable System for AT&T
Xtera Communications, Inc., a leading global provider of optical networking solutions, and Kokusai Cable Ship Co., Ltd., a leading provider of marine operations services for cables, today announced that AT&T contracted the two companies to build the GOKI (Guam, Okinawa, Kyushu, Incheon) submarine cable system. MarketWire

Agria Appoints Wah Kwong Tsang to Board of Directors; Reconfigures Board to Enhance Focus on Strategy and Communication
Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based company with investments in the agriculture sector, today announced the appointment of Wah Kwong Tsang to Agria's board of directors. Tsang will serve as an independent director and Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of Compensation Committee MarketWire

Alert Logic Achieves Approved Scanning Vendor Status From PCI Security Standards Council
Alert Logic, a leader in delivering on-demand Security-as-a-Service, today announced an expansion of its Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS) compliance offerings. The announcement coincides with Alert Logic's recertification by the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council as an Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV). MarketWire

Kastle Systems and A.J. Dwoskin & Associates Assist Police in Arresting Double Bank Robbery Suspect
Kastle Systems today announced that it worked with A.J. Dwoskin & Associates to help Fairfax County Police identify a suspect involved in two Springfield-area robberies. At the time of the crime, Kastle's advanced video monitoring system was used to access, pull and supply vital high resolution video information needed to make an arrest. MarketWire

Infocast's 3rd Annual Transmission Summit West Returns
Infocast brings its highly acclaimed 3rd Annual Transmission Summit West on September 19-21, 2011 to the Marines' Memorial Club & Hotel in San Francisco, CA MarketWire

Republic of Chad Issues Presidential Decree of Approval of ERHC Energy Inc. Production Sharing Contract
ERHC Energy Inc. (OTCBB: ERHE), a publicly traded American company with oil and gas assets in West and Sub-Saharan Africa, today announced that the Government of the Republic of Chad has formally issued the Decree of Approval for ERHC's Production Sharing Contract (PSC) over three oil blocks in Chad MarketWire

Couple Wins Big in ChristianMingle(R) "Share the Good News" Contest
The largest and most popular online community for Christian singles, ChristianMingle.com, is also the place where two sisters met their soul mates within two years of each other MarketWire

Radient Pharmaceuticals Ships Onko-Sure(R) Test Kits to Brazil and Files Patent in Brazil
Radient Pharmaceuticals Corporation "the Company" or "Radient" (OTCQX: RXPC) (PINKSHEETS: RXPC), a developer and marketer of In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) cancer tests, today announced it has sold and shipped its first order of Onko-Sure® test kits to a distributor in Brazil MarketWire

Antec Announces Collaboration With NCsoft(R) in Conjunction With Pax Activity
Antec, Inc., the global leader in high-performance computer components and accessories for the gaming, PC upgrade and Do-It-Yourself markets, announced today its official relationship with video game developer & publisher NCsoft® Corporation and its subsequent activity at PAX (Penny Arcade Expo) Prime 2011. MarketWire

International AME Awards Announces 2012 Asia Pacific Grand Jury
The International AME Awards®, honoring "The World's Best Work in Advertising and Marketing Effectiveness ™," announced the 2012 AME Asia Pacific Grand Jury. The following prominent Asia Pacific based advertising and marketing executives will lend their creative vision to the AME Awards: MarketWire

Universal Detection Technology Record Revenues Announced for Second Quarter of 2011
Universal Detection Technology (www.udetection.com) (OTCBB: UNDT), a reseller of early-warning monitoring technologies that protect against biological, chemical, and radiological threats, announced today that its revenues for the quarter ended June 30, 2011 were the highest in more than two years MarketWire

CEO's Message to IMI Global Stockholders
Integrated Management Information, Inc. (IMI Global) (OTCBB: INMG) MarketWire

IRTH Communications to Be Cleantech Investor Relations Sponsor of the 2011 Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference
IRTH Communications, LLC, a leading provider of investor relations, financial communications, and strategic consulting services to companies focusing on alternative energy, clean and renewable technology, and natural and organic products, announced that it will be the cleantech investor relations sponsor of the upcoming 2011 Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference MarketWire

Exterro Unveils Unified E-Discovery Suite for Law Firms
Exterro, the legal industry's most trusted provider of e-discovery software solutions, today introduced Fusion LawFirm™, a complete, end-to-end e-discovery software suite designed to meet the growing needs of law firms MarketWire

Crate and Barrel Selects Searchmetrics as SEO Analytics Software of Choice
Searchmetrics, the global leader in search analytics software, today announced that leading home furnishings retailer Crate and Barrel has selected Searchmetrics as their search engine optimization tool of choice MarketWire

Veterinarians in Midland Debut New Website for Veterinary Clinic
Midland, Texas veterinary clinic A to Z Veterinary Clinic has announced their newly redesigned website, found on the Internet at http://atozvet.com. The website will be primarily aimed at providing information for pet owners and answering questions that clinic visitors may have about the procedures performed at the clinic, how the animal clinic operates, and the clinic veterinarians. MarketWire

Charlottesville Family Chiropractor Launches New Website to Better Serve Patients
Charlottesville chiropractor Dr. Jennifer Prax announced that the practice, Prax Chiropractic and Holistic Pediatrics, has launched a new website, http://chiroprax.com/. The redesigned site complements the practice's mission to educate and inform patients about safe, non-invasive treatments for pain management, including migraine headaches and fibromyalgia. Dr. Jennifer Prax and her husband, Dr MarketWire

Herndon Chiropractor Launches New Website for Patient Education
Absolute Chiropractic and Wellness Center in Herndon, Virginia has launched a new website to educate patients about their practice and chiropractic care in general. For 16 years, the practice has helped Herndon and Reston patients suffering from back pain, neck pain and headaches following an auto accident or other injury to the spine MarketWire

Kenexa Launches Synergy Awards to Recognize HR Successes
Kenexa (NASDAQ: KNXA), a global provider of business solutions for human resources, today launched the Synergy Awards, which celebrates HR programs and achievements that drive successful business outcomes and improve the lives of the people the programs touch. Award nominations will be accepted on the Kenexa website, http://www.kenexa MarketWire

Indy-Based Slingshot SEO Named No. 58 on Inc. Magazine's Annual List of 500 Fastest Growing Companies
Indianapolis-based Slingshot SEO, a professional search engine optimization practice with more than 150 clients, has been named one of the country's fastest growing private companies by Inc. Magazine. This is the first year the company has qualified for the list. MarketWire

Global Metals & Minerals Industry Coverage Grows to $1.6 Trillion in 2011, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Coverage of capital and maintenance projects in the Metals & Minerals Industry has grown significantly in 2011, increasing from 3,218 projects early in the year to more than 4,500 projects as of August, and growing. The total investment value of Metals & Minerals projects being tracked has increased from $1.1 trillion to $1 MarketWire

Mattson Technology Extends RTP Leadership With Shipment of Millios(R) Millisecond Anneal System for Advanced Sub-2X nm Device Development
Mattson Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MTSN), a leading supplier of advanced process equipment used to manufacture semiconductors, today announced that a major semiconductor manufacturer has purchased its Millios® millisecond anneal system for the evaluation of future logic devices MarketWire

Norsk Hydro: Executive Vice President purchases shares
Executive Vice President Wenche Agerup has onAugust 23, 2011 purchased 10,000shares in Hydro at NOK 30.23. Wenche Agerup's new shareholding in Hydro,including closely related parties, is 20,637. MarketWire

ExactFlat's 3D to 2D Flattening Software Certified for Autodesk Inventor 2012
In minutes, ExactFlat converts 3D models into accurate, production-ready 2D cut patterns. Fully integrated with Autodesk Inventor software, ExactFlat extends the power of Inventor by making it optimally suited for manufacturers using industrial fabrics. MarketWire

4G Tatto Tonino Lamborghini Broadband Stick Is a Fake!
Tonino Lamborghini s.r.l., an Italy-based company which is the sole lawful owner worldwide of the trademark "Tonino Lamborghini" hereunder MarketWire

Mitchell Auto Casualty Solutions and Prime Health Services Announce New Partnership
Mitchell International, Inc., a leading provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty claims and Collision Repair industries, today announced a new partnership with Prime Health Services (Prime Health), a leading Voluntary Provider Network (VPN) organization. MarketWire

Braintree Named to Inc. 500 List; Posts Growth of 4,200 Percent
Inc. Magazine named Braintree, an online payments provider that powers commerce for many of the fastest-growing and most discerning businesses in the world, as the nation's 47th fastest-growing private company, with a three-year growth rate of 4,1999.9 percent. Braintree ranks sixth in the financial services industry, first in online payments and second in Chicago MarketWire

Reflect Scientific, Inc. to Develop Inventory Control Automation for Cryogenic Blast Freezer
Reflect Scientific, Inc. (OTCBB: RSCF), a provider of diverse products and services for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and transportation industries announced that the company will begin a collaborative effort to develop an automated inventory control system that will integrate with the Cryometrix liquid nitrogen cooled blast freezer. MarketWire

Crowne Ventures Pinpoints Mineral Rich Properties
CROWNE VENTURES, INC. (PINKSHEETS: CRWV) announced today that its search for mining properties in Mexico has been pinpointed in the mineral rich Tecuala mining district in the Mexican state of Nayarit on the Pacific coast of Mexico. MarketWire

Freight Factoring Company Attends The Great American Truck Show 2011
Freight factoring company, Freight Capital, will attend The Great American Truck Show in Dallas, Texas as an exhibitor from August 25 - 27, 2011 MarketWire

NEi Software Introduces NEi Nastran in-CAD 2011
NEi Software introduces NEi Nastran in-CAD 2011, an FEA solution delivered in a three-dimensional (3D) environment. With NEi Nastran in-CAD, product design teams can perform FEA pre-processing, analysis and post-processing within the same CAD associative environment MarketWire

Bombardier Presents Innovative Solutions for Urban Transport at the Ecocity World Summit in Montreal
Bombardier Transportation will highlight latest innovations in the field of urban mobility at the Ecocity World Summit 2011 in Montreal MarketWire

ANA To Revise its 2011 Winter Schedule
MarketWire

Desert Jet Named to the Inc. 500 List of Fastest Growing Companies
Inc. magazine today ranked Desert Jet, an aircraft management and charter company based in Southern California, number 296 on its 30th annual Inc. 500, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy -- America's independent entrepreneurs MarketWire

Acquia Expands Acquia Network With New Cloud Apps
- DrupalCon London 2011 - Acquia, the enterprise guide for Drupal, today announced several significant enhancements to the Acquia Network, which provides developers and site builders an unparalleled collection of answers, tools, and support for assembling extraordinary web experiences with Drupal MarketWire

Elephant Talk Communications, Inc. Signs Agreement With Your Card B.V. to Launch Advanced Calling Card Telecom Services in the Dutch Market
Elephant Talk Communications, Inc., (OTCBB: ETAK) (www.elephanttalk.com), an international provider of business software and services to the telecommunications and financial services industry, announced today the signing of an agreement with Your Card B.V., a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) serving the Dutch market. MarketWire

CalConnect Will Hold Its First European Interoperability Test Event and Conference in Prague
CalConnect (The Calendaring and Scheduling Consortium; www.CalConnect.org) will hold its first European conference in Prague, Czech Republic, on October 3-7, 2011 MarketWire

Athera Receives Allowance of Key Patent for CVD Antibody Therapy
Athera Biotechnologies, part of theKarolinska Development portfolio, announced today that the US Patent Officeintends to grant a key patent related to the Company's intellectualpropertycovering its therapeutic antibody candidate PC-mAb MarketWire

DSM Appoints New Executive Vice President Corporate Strategy & Acquisitions
Royal DSM, the global Life Sciencesand Materials Sciences company, todayannounces the following: MarketWire

MEDIA ADVISORY/SAVE THE DATE-Europe at the Crossroads: BMO Panel Provides Outlook on Economy and Markets
The European economy has experienced its most turbulent period in recent memory. From debt crises in Greece, Italy and Spain, to falling growth in Germany and the UK, plus ongoing doubts about the long-term viability of the euro, observers and investors are looking for answers on what might be over the horizon and what strategies might help investors cope with the situation. MarketWire

FranNet and BNI Form Partnership to Help Franchise Owners Grow Small Businesses
Corporate refugees and other potential new franchise owners now have even more resources available through a new partnership between FranNet and Business Network International, the world's largest business networking organization. MarketWire

Media Alert: Prosper.com to Host Free Webinar: Personal Loans an Alternative for Institutional Investors
Prosper.com, a social lending marketplace that brings together creditworthy borrowers with individual and institutional investors, today announced that it would host a complimentary webinar to discuss social lending as an alternative to traditional investments in today's volatile markets. MarketWire

JCM Global's New PayCheck 4(TM) Thermal Printer Is the Longest Lasting in the Casino Gaming Industry
JCM Global's new PayCheck 4™ Thermal Printer is proven to be the better, faster, stronger printer for the casino gaming industry. The new PayCheck 4 is the longest-lasting printer in the industry, with a print head that lasts twice as long as any competitive product. MarketWire

Bus Tour Brings Home Ownership Matters to Grand Rapids
Changes to the mortgage interest deduction could dramatically impact home owners and aspiring home owners in Grand Rapids, Mich., and beyond. That's just one of the many issues the National Association of Realtors® wants Michigan residents to know about as the Home Ownership Matters Bus Tour pulls into Grand Rapids this week. MarketWire

Cloudera Cofounder and Chief Scientist Jeff Hammerbacher Recognized by MIT Technology Review's TR35 Listing of the World's Top Young Innovators for 2011
Cloudera today announced that cofounder and Chief Scientist Jeff Hammerbacher has been recognized by Technology Review magazine as a TR35 Honoree for 2011. The TR35 recognizes the world's top innovators under the age of 35, spanning energy, medicine, computing, communications, nanotechnology and other emerging fields. MarketWire

Elemica Hosts North American Sourcing & Supply Chain Conference on Powering Better Business
Elemica, leading provider of supply chain integration and optimization services, hosts the North American Sourcing & Supply Chain Conference - Powering Better Business on Sept. 13, 2011 in Houston, TX. Attendees will have a unique opportunity to learn market trends, benefit from thought leadership, discover best practices and be on the forefront of innovative solutions MarketWire

Trimedyne Reports Its Financial Results for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2011
Trimedyne, Inc. (OTCQB: TMED) (OTCBB: TMED) today reported its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2011. MarketWire

Anadarko Announces Discovery Offshore Ghana
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) today announced a light oil discovery at the Akasa-1 exploration well on the West Cape Three Points Block offshore the Republic of Ghana. The well encountered 108 net feet (33 meters) of primarily high-quality, oil-bearing pay from four main Turonian-aged sand packages, similar to those found in the Jubilee and Mahogany East areas MarketWire

(NVAE) Savanna East Africa, Inc. Announces Controlling Acquisition of Condom Manufacturer in Nairobi, Kenya With Plans to Produce 10 Million Condoms Monthly
Savanna East Africa, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NVAE) (OTCQB: NVAE) today announced the acquisition of fifty-one (51) percent of a condom manufacturing company headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. The plant is currently in pre-production, though construction of the facility and manufacturing equipment is almost complete MarketWire

SHARE REPURCHASE 23.8.2011
Okmetic Oyj        ANNOUNCEMENT         23.8.2011  SHARE REPURCHASE 23.8.2011 In the Helsinki Stock Exchange   Trade date23.8.2011 Bourse tradeBUYShareOKM1VAmount5.000sharesTotal cost24 GlobeNewswire

Successful Appraisal Well Offshore Mozambique
  GlobeNewswire

STATEMENT BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF ALDATA SOLUTION OYJ ON THE MANDATORY PUBLIC TENDER OFFER MADE BY SYMPHONY TECHNOLOGY II-A, L.P.
Aldata Solution OyjSTOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE                 23 August 2011 at 5.25 p.m. (EET) GlobeNewswire

Annual General Meeting of Addtech AB 23 August 2011
Resolutions at today's Annual General Meeting of Addtech AB, and the ensuing statutory Board of Directors Meeting, included the following: GlobeNewswire

Ashland Inc. completes ISP acquisition
COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), a global leader in specialty chemical solutions for consumer and industrial markets, today completed its acquisition of privately owned International Specialty Products Inc. (ISP), a global specialty chemical manufacturer of innovative functional ingredients and technologies. The purchase was an all-cash transaction for$3 GlobeNewswire

Fairstar Heavy Transport vessel FJELL joins the Gorgon LNG Project Fleet. Contract signed with Chevron Australia PTY LTD and the Kellogg Joint Venture - Gorgon for USD23.8 million.
Fairstar Heavy Transport N.V. (FAIR) has signed a third contract with Chevron PTY LTD and the Kellogg Joint Venture - Gorgon. Under the terms of the contract, the semi-submersible vessel FJELL will provide marine transportation of modules and other related equipment over a series of voyages commencing in the second half of 2012 for a period of ten months GlobeNewswire

Petrogrand AB strengthens its organisation
Stockholm, Sweden - 23 August 2011 - Petrogrand AB GlobeNewswire

New two-year government bond for on-lending to the Riksbank
The Debt Office will issue a new bond on Tuesday, 30 August. GlobeNewswire

Neste Oil appoints Petri Lehmus as Vice President of Research and Technology
Neste Oil CorporationPress release23 August 2011 at 1 p.m (EET) GlobeNewswire

Invitation to presentation of Navamedic's Q2-11 results on Thursday 25 August at 8 a.m.
Navamedic will report second quarter 2011 results on Thursday, 25 August 2011 at 8.00 a.m. CET. The presentation will take place 8 a.m. at Felix Konferansesenter, Bryggetorget 3, Aker Brygge.Navamedic ASAOslo, 23 August 2011Contact Navamedic ASA:CFO Bjørn LindholtTel: +47 930 06601 GlobeNewswire

Supplementary information Q2 2011
SpareBank 1 SR-Bank has published "Supplementary information" as at Q2 2011 containing fuller details of the Group's financial and economic position. The report is enclosed, in english language only. GlobeNewswire

Archer completes acquisition of Great White Energy Services on revised terms of USD 630 million.
Hamilton, Bermuda (August 23, 2011) GlobeNewswire

New bank facility
Songa Offshore SE ("Songa" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that the Company has finalized a new bank facility in the amount of USD 420 million. The new facility has a repayment profile of 8.5 years and will be used to finance the delivery of the ultra-deepwater semisubmersible Songa Eclipse, currently ready for delivery from Jurong shipyard in Singapore GlobeNewswire

Wärtsilä to supply dual-fuel power plant equipment for Australian mine
Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade and Technical Press release, 23 August 2011 GlobeNewswire

HALF-YEAR RESULTS 2011 ORDINA N.V.
ORDINA REALISES GROWTH IN REVENUE AND RESULTS IN LINE WITH OUTLOOK GlobeNewswire

CapMan Plc's financial reporting in 2012
CapMan Plc Stock Exchange Announcement 23 August 2011 8.45 a.m. EETCapMan Plc's financial reporting in 2012 GlobeNewswire

SeaBird - Awarded USD 40 million Ocean Bottom Node survey by Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd of India (ONGC) for Mumbai High Field
23rd August 2011.  Cyprus GlobeNewswire

ZINCO ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF DRILL CONTRACT WITH MAJOR DRILLING ON ITS SAN JUAN AND JESUS MARIA PROSPECTS IN THE CUALE DISTRICT, JALISCO VMS PROJECT, MEXICO
ZINCO MINING CORPORATION (TSXV - ZIM) GlobeNewswire

Valartis Group presents its results for the first half-year 2011
Valartis Group AG /Valartis Group presents its results for the first half-year 2011. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Komax Group: Business in the first half of 2011
Komax Holding AG /Komax Group: Business in the first half of 2011. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Disclosure of shareholdings in accordance with articles 20 and 21 SESTA
Santhera Pharmaceuticals Holding AG /Disclosure of shareholdings in accordance with articles 20 and 21 SESTA. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

FDA Grants Fast Track Designation to Alpharadin for the Treatment of Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Patients with Bone Metastases
Not intended for U.S. Media GlobeNewswire

SOLVAY DEVELOPS ON-SITE FLUORINE GAS PRODUCTION UNITS TO DRAMATICALLY DECREASE GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS IN THE PHOTOVOLTAIC AND SEMICONDUCTOR INDUSTRY
Brussels, 23 August 2011, at 7:30 a.m. (Brussels time) GlobeNewswire

Cryo-Save Group N.V. - solid half year results
Revenue up 8% to €21.1 million and operating profit up 6% to €2.0 million GlobeNewswire

NIB finances Norway's largest slaughterhouse
The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and the Norwegian meat and egg supplier Nortura SA have signed a loan totalling NOK 315 million (EUR 40 million) for financing the construction of a new slaughterhouse in Malvik, in Sør-Trønderlag, central Norway. GlobeNewswire

Farstad Shipping ASA - Presentation of 2Q 2011 - Reminder
Farstad Shipping ASA will present the 2Q accounts 2011 on GlobeNewswire

Mandatory notification of trade
Chairman of the audit comittee Odd Rune Torstrup in SpareBank 1 SR-Bank has on 23 August 2011 bought 2,000 ROGG at a price of NOK 44. New total holding 15 133.     This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients GlobeNewswire

GAM Holding AG reports underlying net profit of CHF 100.4 million for the first half of 2011
GAM Holding AG /GAM Holding AG reports underlying net profit of CHF 100.4 million for the first half of 2011 . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

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