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Fundamental Research Issues Research Report on Fission Energy (TSXV:FIS) - Video Summary Posted on
Vancouver, British Columbia, August 26, 2011 - Fundamental Research Corp has issued an update report on Fission Energy Corp (TSXV:FIS), giving the company a price target of $0.72, along with a speculative buy recommendation. This is 40% above today's $0.50 has produced a ""video news alert"" about Fission Energy. If this link is not enabled, please visit www ACN Newswire

International Scientific, Environmental and Analytical Technology Business Event Returns to Suntec Singapore this November
Asia is fast emerging as a global powerhouse in the research & development front, given the sheer market growth and the size of its talent and resource base. While North America remains dominant in terms of gross domestic expenditure on R&D (GERD) with 37 per cent share, Asia is fast catching up as the second largest investor in R&D with 32 per cent share, overtaking Europe ACN Newswire

NEC Introduces New Android(TM) based Cloud Communicator Terminals
NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced the launch of two new business-use models of its Android(TM) based "LifeTouch(R)"(1) Cloud Communicator series. The new products, NEC's "LifeTouchNOTE Business Model" and the "LifeTouch Security Pack Model," begin shipping in Japan August 26 ACN Newswire

Search for Vietnam's Top Barista Begins at Food&HotelVietnam2011
Successfully launched in 2009, the Vietnam Barista Competition (VBC) will return for a second edition at Food&HotelVietnam2011, held this year at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre (SECC) from 28 - 30 September 2011 ACN Newswire

MHI-led Consortium to Implement Feasibility Study with India's Tata Group for Creation of Smart Community in Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Plan
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has reached an agreement with the Tata Group, India's largest business group, to conduct a feasibility study (F/S) for the creation of an environmentally friendly smart community which an MHI-led consortium has been promoting as part of India's Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) development plan ACN Newswire

Japan-China Trade Sets Record in First Half of 2011, While Earthquake Slows Growth in Exports
According to a report released on August 16th by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), Japan's total trade with China rose 17.9% year-on-year to 163.2 billion USD in the first half of 2011, setting a new record on a first half-year basis. This figure was the second highest on a half-year basis after the 163.5 billion USD registered in the second half of 2010 ACN Newswire

Xiangyu Dredging Announces 2011 Interim Results
Xiangyu Dredging Holdings Limited ("Xiangyu Dredging" or the "Company", SEHK: 0871), the largest privately owned dredging company in China in terms of dredging volume in 2010, is pleased to announce the unaudited interim results of the Company and its subsidiaries (the "Group") for the six months ended 30 June 2011(the "Reporting Period") ACN Newswire

Industrial Alliance Issues Update on Metanor Resources (TSXV:MTO) - Video Summary Posted on
Vancouver, British Columbia, August 25, 2011 - Quebec based Industrial Alliance Securities has issued an updated report for Metanor Resources (TSXV:MTO).The report, prepared by Mining Analyst Killian Charles, is titled ""No Barriers Left to Metanor's Success"" has produced a ""video news alert"" about Metanor Resources. If this link is not enabled, please visit www ACN Newswire

Cacheonix Announces Distributed MyBatis Cache
Cacheonix Systems announces availability of a distributed cache for MyBatis. MarketWire

24 Days Left -- Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC and Partner, Former Louisiana Attorney General, Charles C. Foti, Jr., Remind Investors of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Lawsuit Against News Corporation (Nasdaq: NWS, NWSA)
Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") and KSF partner, the former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., remind investors that they have only until September 19, 2011 to file lead plaintiff applications in a securities class action lawsuit against News Corporation ("News Corp." or the "Company") (NASDAQ: NWS) (NASDAQ: NWSA) MarketWire

Crowne Ventures Acquires Adjacent Gold and Silver Property After Previous Lab Results Prove Even Stronger
Crowne Ventures, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CRWV) is pleased to announce that CEO Dane Peterson has completed negotiations and secured an adjacent property along the proven trend line of the Company's Gallo de Oro Property. Preliminary assay results of the new Oro de Rojas property have indicated the largest values to date of up to 9.6/oz. per ton MarketWire

HSNO Adds 2 Key Management Hires in Forensic Technology Practice
Hagen, Streiff, Newton & Oshiro ("HSNO"), an internationally recognized leader in forensic technology and accounting services, today announced Giselle Morales and Dodi Ashcraft have been added to the growing forensic technology management team at HSNO in Newport Beach, CA MarketWire

Quantum Solar Power Corp. Appoints Former BP Solar Executive as Corporate Development Vice President
Quantum Solar Power Corp. ("Quantum") (OTCBB: QSPW),, is pleased to announce the appointment of Stella Guo as a Director and as Vice President of Corporate Development effective September 1, 2011. Ms MarketWire

Avista Reaches Settlement in Idaho Electric and Natural Gas General Rate Requests
Avista (NYSE: AVA) and all other parties involved in the company's electric and natural gas general rate filings have reached a settlement agreement that, if approved by the Idaho Public Utilities Commission (IPUC), would resolve all issues in the cases. The general rate case settlement is designed to recover $2.8 million in additional annual electric revenue, which is a 1 MarketWire

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Los Angeles Department of Water & Power Celebrate the Completion of Large Solar Project
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) General Manager Ronald O. Nichols and other city officials today celebrated the completion of one of the largest infill solar panel projects in central Los Angeles MarketWire

Next 1 Welcomes Don Monaco to the Board of Directors
Next 1 Interactive, Inc. (OTCBB: NXOI) announced today that Don Monaco has joined the Next 1 Interactive Board of Directors. This is an exciting time for Next 1 as we continue to build value and move forward with initiatives in the Real Estate, Travel and Media Industries. MarketWire

Bunker Hill Home Insurance Emphasizes Hurricane Preparedness Measures as Hurricane Irene Nears New England
Bunker Hill Insurance Company today emphasized the hurricane preparedness measures and recommendations it has created for homeowners in the region. The recommendations come as Hurricane Irene, a Category 2 storm expected to make landfall in New England this weekend, threatens the region with winds of up to 100 mph and what could be up to one foot of rain in some areas of New England. MarketWire

Former Florida State Prosecutor Michael S. Riley Announces Kamala D. Harris, California Attorney General, Is Enjoined
In court proceedings earlier today, a Federal Judge enjoined Kamala Harris and various other agents from attempting to seize or take any action as to Mitchell J. Stein's (of Mitchell J. Stein & Associates) property. (Case No. 11-02425-PGH United States Federal Court) MarketWire

VGTel, Inc., Moves Into Film Production and Live Entertainment Events; Appoints New CEO
VGTel, Inc. (OTCBB: VGTL) (OTCQB: VGTL) announces the appointment of Peter W. Shafran, attorney and concert producer, as its new Chief Executive Officer. MarketWire

Integra Gold Announces Private Placement
Integra Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE: ICG) (Integra or the "Company") is pleased to announce a non-brokered private placement to raise up to $2.8 million through the issuance of up to 12,725,000 units of the Company at a price of $0.22 per non flow-through unit and $0.28 per flow-through unit. MarketWire

Cosi, Inc. Receives Nasdaq Notice of Minimum Bid Price and Market Value of Listed Securities Non-Compliance
Così, Inc. (NASDAQ: COSI), the fast-casual restaurant company, today announced that it had received notice from the Listing Qualifications Department of the Nasdaq Stock Market indicating that, for the last 30 consecutive business days, the bid price for the Company's common stock had closed below the minimum $1 MarketWire

Paraform Design (ZMGD) Negotiates $200,000 Contract with a Theological Institution
Zamage Digital Art Imaging, Inc. (PINK SHEETS: ZMGD) ( and Paraform Design announce that the company is currently in negotiations with Alderson Broaddus College to provide the school with signage and way finding needs. MarketWire

Cressent Energy (FOGC) to Purchase Wells With $1.2 Million Annual Production Capacity
Fortune Oil and Gas' (PINK SHEETS: FOGC) ( subsidiary Cressent Energy ( informs its followers that the evaluation of the North Texas wells has been finalized with positive results. MarketWire

Arizona Lottery Enters 30th Anniversary With Record-Breaking Sales
The Arizona Lottery closed out fiscal year 2011 with a record-breaking $583.5 million in sales, the highest amount in the Arizona Lottery's 30-year history and a 5.8% increase over the previous fiscal year. MarketWire

BIOLASE Registration Statement on Form S-3 Declared Effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission
BIOLASE Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLTI), the World's leading dental laser manufacturer and distributor, today announced that its Registration Statement on Form S-3 was declared effective on Thursday, August 25, 2011, by the Securities and Exchange Commission MarketWire

Extra Space Storage Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2011 Dividend
Extra Space Storage Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: EXR) announced today that the Company's board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.14 per share on the common stock of the Company for the third quarter 2011. The dividend is payable on September 30, 2011 to stockholders of record at the close of business on September 15, 2011. MarketWire Announces the Addition of PaloVia Skin Renewing Laser, the nation's leading e-commerce specialty retailer providing scientifically sound solutions for healing and maintaining healthy skin, has added the PaloVia Skin Renewing Laser to its assortment of premium products. MarketWire

AVIX Technologies Inc. and ACTUS Target Acquisition of Digital Holdings Inc.
AVIX Technologies, Inc. (the "Company" or "AVIX") (PINKSHEETS: AVIX) announced today that Actus Interactive Software Inc. ("ACTUS"), its proposed wholly owned subsidiary, has executed a Letter of Intent with Digital Holdings Inc. The Letter of Intent outlines the intention of both parties to enter into a due diligence period culminating in the acquisition of Digital Holdings Inc MarketWire Announces the Addition of Kneipp Bath and Body Care, one of the most trusted online sources for high-performance luxury skin care and beauty essentials, has added the natural bath and body care brand Kneipp to its assortment of premium beauty products. MarketWire

Middle School Semifinalists Named in First Broadcom MASTERS(TM) -- Math, Applied Science, Technology and Engineering for Rising Stars -- Competition
The Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public (SSP) have announced the selection of 300 middle school students as semifinalists in its first ever Broadcom MASTERS™ (Math, Applied Science, Technology and Engineering for Rising Stars) competition MarketWire

Grid Cloud Solutions Joins Global Manufacturer and EPC Supplier
Grid Cloud Solutions Inc MarketWire

Nutrition 21 Files for Relief Under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code
Nutrition 21, Inc. (OTCBB: NXXI), the developer and marketer of clinically substantiated nutritional ingredients for dietary supplements, foods and beverages, and animal nutrition, today announced that it has filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. MarketWire

SMART Modular Technologies (WWH), Inc. Announces Acquisition by Silver Lake
SMART Modular Technologies (WWH), Inc. ("SMART") (NASDAQ: SMOD) today announced that all conditions precedent to the previously announced merger were satisfied to proceed with the acquisition of SMART by investment funds managed by Silver Lake Partners and Silver Lake Sumeru. MarketWire

Maloof Skateboarding Announces Partnership With YouTube(R) for Live Webcast of Maloof Money Cup D.C. Sept. 3-4
Maloof Skateboarding today announced a partnership with YouTube® to air the live webcast of the Maloof Money Cup D.C., presented by Vans, September 3-4. The event will be streamed live on the Maloof Money Cup YouTube channel on Saturday, Sept. 3 from 12 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. EDT and Sunday, Sept. 4 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. EDT. MarketWire

TicketNetwork Advisory -- Marc Anthony Greets September With a New Tour
Latin salsa artist Marc Anthony will give a jump-start to next month's roster of concert tours when he begins a month-long circuit on September 1. Anthony's tour will take him across a wide swath of the United States. It includes two dates in both Miami, FL, and Universal City, CA, where the tour will end on September 25. MarketWire

Coronado First Bank Shareholders Approve Merger With Embarcadero Bank
Coronado First Bank (OTCBB: CDFB) announced that its shareholders approved the merger of Coronado First Bank with Embarcadero Bank at a special shareholder's meeting August 23, 2011. Approximately 63.81% of Coronado First Bank's outstanding common stock voted and of those more than 99% voted to approve the merger MarketWire

NEAA Venture Research Updates Micro Dynamic Portfolio(TM); Adds Flotek Industries (NYSE: FTK)
In the news release, "NEAA Venture Research Updates Micro Dynamic Portfolio™; Adds Flotek Industries (NYSE: FTK)," issued earlier today by National Eagles and Angels, we are advised by the company that the URL at the end of the second paragraph should read "" Complete corrected text follows. MarketWire

Caribbean Casino and Gaming Corp. Title Bout Will Be Sanctioned by the IBF
Caribbean Casino and Gaming Corp. (PINKSHEETS: CGAQ) The company has received the letter sanctioning the October 1st title bout, between Joan Guzman and Armando Robles. MarketWire

Accurence Receives Boulder County Business Report's IQ Award for Innovation
Accurence, Inc. announced today it was selected as the winner in the software category for the 2011 Boulder County Business Report's IQ Awards. Presented by the Boulder County Business Report (BCBR), the IQ Awards recognize the most innovative companies and organizations in the Boulder Valley area MarketWire

Miro Zecevic Consults Companies in Secondary Markets Allowing Issuers to Jump-Start Their Stock's Illiquidity
Miro Zecevic, financial and public relations consultant recently launched, website dedicated to block trades of illiquid stocks with accredited investors using secondary markets. MarketWire

Delucchi Plus and Blue Bug Digital Add New Art Director and Production Artist to Team
Christine Delucchi, Owner, Delucchi Plus (, a strategic marketing communications firm, and Blue Bug Digital (, an innovative digital public relations and social-media marketing agency, both located in Washington, DC, announces today the hiring of Mike Leimbach as Art Director and Samantha DeMott as Production Artist. MarketWire

CSA Travel Protection Offers Free Emergency Assistance Services to U.S. Travelers Caught in Hurricane Irene's Path
As Hurricane Irene heads straight for the U.S. eastern seaboard, CSA Travel Protection (CSA) is providing emergency travel and medical assistance services free to all U.S. travelers and their families affected by the storm. MarketWire

Skinny Nutritional Corp. Continues to Strengthen Southern California Distribution With Agreement With Trent Beverages
Skinny Nutritional Corp. (OTCBB: SKNY), the maker of Skinny Water® and a leader in the zero-calorie enhanced water category, announced today that is has entered into a distribution agreement with Trent Beverages MarketWire

GOIP Conference Call Update
GOIP Global, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GOIG) announced today that GoIP's Shareholder Conference Call will be on September 1, 2011 at 3PM. The company's CEO, Ike H. Sutton, will be outlining the future plans for GOIP Global. The Conference number is 1-800-466-8543 Conference code 635365. MarketWire

Hurricane Irene Underscores Importance of Reauthorizing National Flood Insurance Program
As homeowners across the East Coast brace for Hurricane Irene and the heavy rains that are expected to fall over the next few days, the current threat underscores the importance of flood insurance, which is the only way for homeowners to financially protect their property or businesses from flood damages. MarketWire

Mammoth Energy Group Announces First Non Executive Advisory Board Member
Mammoth Energy Group Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MMTE), a lithium and alternative energy mining company, announced today that Maurice J. Colson has joined the non executive advisory board of Mammoth Energy Group. MarketWire

Plymouth Rock Assurance Emphasizes Hurricane Preparedness Measures as Hurricane Irene Nears New England
Plymouth Rock Assurance, the flagship automobile insurance carrier of The Plymouth Rock group of companies which together write and manage over $1 billion in auto and homeowner's insurance throughout the Northeast, today emphasized the hurricane preparedness measures and recommendations it has created for customers, agents and businesses in the region MarketWire

Qliance Voted 'Most Innovative Business' by Health Care Industry Leaders at Health Evolution Partners Leadership Summit 2011
Qliance Medical Management Inc., which operates direct primary care clinics -- also known as "direct primary care medical homes" -- in Washington State, was voted "Most Innovative Business" by the Health Evolution Partners 2011 Leadership Summit MarketWire

ONA11 Keynote Explores Arab Spring With Carvin, Preston and Mideast Journalists
The Online News Association's 2011 conference will feature The New York Times' Jennifer Preston and NPR's Andy Carvin in a keynote discussion with two journalists who both cover and are actively participating in the Mideast uprisings. MarketWire

PGI Energy Terminates Material Agreements
PGI Energy, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PGIE) executive team has decided to terminate its Pro One Products sales JV agreement citing irreconcilable differences between the parties. We have also decided to terminate our working relationship with Intertorco Europe, S. A MarketWire

E FUN Introduces Smartphone-Compatible APEN A3 Digital Pen for Back to School
E FUN, a consumer electronics marketer of fun, lifestyle products, introduced the perfect back-to-school accessory for smartphones -- the APEN A3 Digital Pen. The APEN allows users to write freely on any paper or notebook and have their notes simultaneously sent to their Android smartphone or Blackberry via Bluetooth MarketWire

Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific Partners on New Technology for Wheelchair Users
Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific (REHAB) has been selected as one of 10 leading rehabilitation hospitals to partner with Berkeley Bionics to conduct investigational trials on eLEGS Pro, a wearable, battery powered exoskeleton that enables wheelchair users to stand and walk. Eight local residents will participate in the trials, which began last week MarketWire

TRUSTe Develops TRUSTed Ads for Video to Deliver Comprehensive Privacy Support for Video and Rich Media Advertising
TRUSTe, the leading online privacy solutions provider and the largest DAA-approved OBA compliance provider, today announced that its TRUSTed Ads OBA privacy platform will provide support for all flash video and rich media advertising -- one of the fastest growing segments in online advertising MarketWire

Unauthorized Use of Bayer's Intellectual Property on Herbicide-Tolerant Plants
Bayer CropScience announced today that it has amended its patent infringement lawsuit pending in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware against Dow AgroSciences (DAS) following the announcement by DAS that it has applied for approval to launch a three-gene herbicide tolerant soybean under the Dow Enlist brand name. MarketWire

CSE Insurance Group and S.F. Deputy Sheriffs' Foundation Give $20,000 in Back-to-School Supplies to Bay Area Teachers
CSE Insurance Group, in partnership with the San Francisco Deputy Sheriffs' Foundation, are hosting a 2011 Teachers Appreciation Event at the Colma, Calif., Target store this Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, from 7 to 10 a.m. MarketWire

VuQo Premium Vodka Hits Playboy Mansion's "Fight Night Rock the Mansion"
VuQo Holdings Corp. (PINKSHEETS: VUQO) VuQo Holdings Corporation's Vodka line, VuQo Premium Vodka, the world's finest coconut distilled vodka, will sponsor Playboy Mansion's "Fight Night Rock the Mansion," an exclusive party happening on August 27, 2011. This party will be hosted by "Girl Next Door" Star Bridget Marquardt and Rock Legend Steel Panther. MarketWire

Hamilton Thorne Announces 2011 Second Quarter Financial Results
Hamilton Thorne Ltd. (TSX-V: HTL) ("Hamilton Thorne" or the "Company"), a leading provider of advanced laser systems for the regenerative medicine, fertility and stem cell research markets, today reported operational and financial results for the second quarter and six months year to date ended June 30, 2011. MarketWire

Engagement Letter Signed With MaloneBailey, LLP, Registered Public Accounting Firm Announced by Geo Finance Corporation (PINK SHEETS: GEFI)
Geo Finance Corporation (PINK SHEETS: GEFI) is pleased to announce that it has signed the engagement letter to retain MaloneBailey, LLP, Certified Public Accounting Firm, with offices in Houston, New York and Shenzhen, as auditors for the Corporation MarketWire

TurkPower Corporation Retains New York Based Financial Advisory Firm EAS ADVISORS LLC
TurkPower Corporation (OTCBB: TRKP) (the "Company") is pleased to announce it has retained EAS Advisors LLC ("EAS"), a company located at 785 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY, in the United States of America. MarketWire

Therma-Med Inc. Announces New Information on Its Hindon Copper Property in Ontario, Canada
Therma-Med Inc. (PINKSHEETS: THRA) is pleased to provide additional technical and historical information on its Hindon Copper property in Ontario, Canada. MarketWire

Calypto Design Systems Acquires Mentor Catapult C Synthesis Tool
Calypto Design Systems today announced it has acquired Catapult C Synthesis from Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT) MarketWire

Real Locations, Virtual Crimes: Red Robot Labs Reveals "Life Is Crime" New Location-Based MMORPG Game for Android Phones
Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) -- Red Robot Labs, a new mobile gaming enterprise founded by Mike Ouye and Pete Hawley, former executives at Playdom, EA and SCEE, with investors Rick Thompson and Chamath Palihapitiya, unveil their inaugural game today -- Life Is Crime. MarketWire

Hurricane Irene Renews Focus on Hybrid Cloud Solutions for Disaster Recovery Planning
Egnyte, a leading provider of cloud file server solutions, is promoting awareness of the importance of incorporating the hybrid cloud as part of a company's disaster preparedness strategy MarketWire

Action Products International Issues Letter of Intent to VizzEco Inc.
Action Products International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: APII) today announced it that has entered into a Letter of Intent to merge with Google Apps® reseller VizzEco, an Ontario company MarketWire

Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. Sustains No Significant Damage From Hurricane Irene's Passage Through Bahamas
Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ: CWCO), which develops and operates seawater desalination plants and water distribution systems in areas of the world where naturally occurring supplies of potable water are scarce or nonexistent, today reported on Hurricane Irene's impact upon its facilities and operations in the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. MarketWire

Poynt Wins Runner-Up Grand Prize in Nokia's Calling All Innovators 2011 Contest
Poynt Corporation (TSX VENTURE: PYN) ("Poynt Corp." or the "Company"), a global leader in mobile local search and advertising, has been awarded the runner-up grand prize in the app category in Nokia's (NYSE: NOK)(OMX: NOK1V) "Calling All Innovators 2011" mobile app and games development contest. An overall grand-prize winner and runner up were awarded for both the app and game categories MarketWire

Expesite Receives Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies Recognition for Fifth Consecutive Year
Expesite, a leading cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS) provider headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, today announced its inclusion on Inc. Magazine's 2011 Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing privately held companies. This year represents the fifth consecutive year Expesite has been named on this prestigious compendium of the fastest growing entrepreneurial businesses in America MarketWire

Zoran Urges Stockholders to Vote "FOR" the CSR Merger
Zoran Corporation (NASDAQ: ZRAN) today reiterated its recommendation that stockholders vote "FOR" its proposed merger with CSR plc (LSE: CSR.L, "CSR"). Zoran's special meeting of stockholders is fast approaching, and it is extremely important that stockholders vote as soon as possible. MarketWire

SurfAid Prepares Communities for Earthquakes/Tsunamis in the Mentawai Islands
Humanitarian organization SurfAid International was a lead agency in the emergency response to the Mentawai Islands tsunami that struck nearly 10 months ago on October 25, 2010 -- its fifth emergency in the region. MarketWire Presents "The Benefits of Using PowerPC Architecture in an Ecosystem Partnership Environment" Webinar
As a part of Power Architecture® technology's 20th anniversary celebration,, the organization that promotes and develops standards for Power Architecture® technology, in collaboration with LSI Corporation and Wind River, members of, will host a webinar focusing on the benefits of using PowerPC architecture in an ecosystem partnership environment MarketWire

Keynote Speaker Announced for LISA's 17th Annual Fall Life Settlement Conference
The Life Insurance Settlement Association (LISA) announced today that Thomas J. Cunningham Ph.D., Vice President, Senior Economist, and Regional Executive from the Federal Reserve Bank is the keynote speaker of LISA's 17th Annual Fall Life Settlement Conference. The event will be held in Atlanta, GA on October 3-5, 2011. MarketWire

iApplicants Named One of Utah's "Emerging Eight" by Utah Business Magazine
iApplicants, providers of applicant tracking and hiring software for small/mid-sized employers, announced today it has been selected as one of the "Emerging Eight" in the Utah Business 2011 Fast 50 awards. MarketWire

Metiscan, Inc. Prepares to File New Registration Statement on Form-10 With SEC
Metiscan, Inc.("Company"), publicly traded on the Pink Sheets (PINKSHEETS: MTIZ), announces today that Company's new management team is preparing to file a new Registration Statement on Form-10 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). MarketWire

And the winners are: Nokia announces grand prize winners in the Calling All Innovators 2011 USD 10 million developer competition
Today Nokia widely unveiled the grand prizewinners in the2011 Calling All Innovators developer competition. At a developer event inSunnyvale, California last night, Nokia awarded 10tons for winning theoverallgame category with their Sparkle app and BLStream for winning the overallapplication category with their ShutterPro Premium application. MarketWire

Signet to Host New York IR Day and Store Tour
Signet Jewelers Ltd ("Signet") (NYSE: SIG) (LSE: SIG), the world's largest specialty retail jeweler, is holding a New York IR Day followed by store visits on Tuesday, October 4, 2011. MarketWire

Whiterock REIT Completes Accretive GTA Office Acquisition, Increases Credit Facility, Refinances Mortgages, and Issues New Series of Unsecured Debentures
Whiterock Real Estate Investment Trust ("Whiterock") (TSX: WRK.UN) announced that it completed the purchase of a two-tower multi-tenanted office complex directly across from Toronto Pearson International Airport in Mississauga, Ontario for approximately $31.5 million (before closing costs) MarketWire

Network Global Logistics Ranked First Among 3PL Providers in Magazine's 'Quest for Quality'
Network Global Logistics (NGL), a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services, was recently named the Number One 3PL provider by Logistics Management Magazine -- the "best of the best," determined by reader voting and the magazine's panel of experts. MarketWire

CONMED Linvatec Announces Launch of NEW GENESYS(TM) Matryx(R) Interference Screws Using Novel Biocomposite Technology
CONMED Corporation's (NASDAQ: CNMD) CONMED Linvatec arthroscopy unit announced today the release of its New GENESYS™ Matryx® Biocomposite Interference Screw. The new interference screws represent the latest advancement in biocomposite material technology through a proprietary microfiltration process MarketWire

Biomanufacturing Defies Economic Downturn by Increasing Budgets, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The perceived bleak status of the economy doesn't possess many bright spots. Many economists agree that a robust housing market usually leads the charge for a healthy economy. However, the manufacturing sector, specifically the biomanufacturing segment, seems to be defying tradition and leading the way to a better economic outlook. MarketWire

Australia's Steel Manufacturing Industry Feels the Pinch, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Perth, Australia) -- Australia has never possessed an exceptionally large steel manufacturing industry, but the industry that it does have could be going slowly out of business MarketWire

Hormel Foods Sees Meaty Results in Fiscal Third-Quarter 2011 as Grocery Sales Improve, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- International food manufacturer and marketer Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) (Austin, Minnesota) reported strong sales and profits in the third quarter of the company's fiscal 2011, as significant gains in the Grocery Products and Jennie-O Turkey segments led to overall growth. Net earnings for the quarter were reported to be $98 MarketWire

Bridge Capital Holdings Announces New Boston Office
Bridge Capital Holdings (NASDAQ: BBNK), whose subsidiary is Bridge Bank, National Association, a full-service professional business bank headquartered in Silicon Valley, announced today the opening of its newest office located in the Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) in Boston, Massachusetts. MarketWire

FRO - Q2 2011 Presentation
Please find enclosed the presentation of Frontline Ltd.'s second quarter2011results, held in the morning on Friday August 26, 2011. Frontline Ltd. August 26, 2011 This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant tosection5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act. Presentation Q2 2011: MarketWire

PGI Energy $68 Million Sales Contract
PGI ENERGY, INC. (PINKSHEETS: PGIE) through its joint venture with Structural Dynamics Engineering, now commonly known as PGI MANUFACTURING & ENGINEERING, receives commitment to purchase eight drilling rigs. PT Rebana Energi Corpindo of Malaysia agreed to buy four 1,000 HP drilling rigs and four 750 HP drilling rigs, which requires a 45% down payment MarketWire

MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon, 8/26
Russell Armstrong, Taylor Armstrong, gold, IMGG and FDA, internet SEO, Hollywood, movies, born in 1993; this week on MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon. MoneyTV is the internationally syndicated television program all about money and what makes it happen (http://www.moneytv MarketWire

Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. announces delisting from the NYSE
For Immediate Release 26(th) August 2011 Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. announces delisting from the NYSE Following previous announcements on 4 August and 16 August 2011, AlliedIrishBanks, p.l.c. ("AIB") (NYSE: AIB) announces that its American DepositaryShares("ADSs") have now been deemed to be delisted and have ceased to be tradedon theNew York Stock Exchange MarketWire

Medistem Submits Response to FDA Clinical Hold
Medistem Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MEDS) announced today filing with the FDA a response to clinical hold regarding the company's FDA Phase I clinical trial application, BB-IND 13898, entitled "Allogeneic-Unrelated, Menstrual Derived, Mesenchymal Stem Cell-Like Endometrial Cells Administered Intramuscular." MarketWire

Batavia Bioservices BV and Xendo BV announce Business collaboration
Today Batavia Bioservices BV and XendoBV announce that they have initiated astrategic business collaboration. As a consequence, all Bioprocessactivities ofXendo Manufacturing BV have been transferred to Batavia Bioservices BV MarketWire

FRO - Second Quarter and Six Months 2011 Results
Highlights * Frontline reports a net loss attributable to the Company of $35.2million and a loss per share of $0.45 for the second quarter of 2011. * Frontline reports a net loss attributable to the Company of $19.8million and a loss per share of $0.25 for the first half of 2011. * Frontline announces a cash dividend of $0 MarketWire

Transocean Launches Unconditional Offer for Shares of Aker Drilling
Transocean Services AS ("Transocean" or the "Company"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) (SIX: RIGN), today, after receiving clearance by the Oslo Stock Exchange, launched its all cash voluntary offer (the "Offer") for 100 percent of the shares of Aker Drilling ASA ("Aker Drilling") for NOK 26.50 per share MarketWire

Urban Entrepreneur Partnership (UEP) Associate Co-Hosts New KTWU Episode
Entrepreneurial expert Lena T. Rodriguez, Ph.D., co-hosts a discussion on teacher salaries in the latest episode of "IGI," a community affairs talk show on KTWU, Topeka's public broadcasting affiliate. Rodriguez is chief marketing and development officer at the Urban Entrepreneur Partnership Inc. (UEP), a program of the Kauffman Foundation. MarketWire

RHJ International Will Hold a Conference Call on its Consolidated Interim Financial Results for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2011
RHJ International is pleased toinvite you to join in a conference callfollowing the release of its consolidated interim financial results forthe sixmonths ended June 30, 2011 MarketWire

MyAssist Opens Its Lines to Anyone Affected by Hurricane Irene
MyAssist, a leading live-agent personal assistance and telematics service for individuals and companies, today announced the company is opening its lines to anyone affected by Hurricane Irene. People can call 877-MyAssist (877-692-7747) and will be connected to live agents trained in emergency medical assistance, travel assistance, global concierge services and general personal assistance. MarketWire

Saxena White P.A. Files Securities Fraud Class Action Against Ener1, Inc.
Saxena White P.A. has filed a class action lawsuit against Ener1, Inc. ("Ener1" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: HEV) and certain of its officers. The securities class action in the United States Southern District Court of New York is on behalf of a class consisting of all persons or entities who purchased Ener1 securities between January 10, 2011 and August 15, 2011, inclusive (the "Class Period"). MarketWire

Solteq Plc        ANNOUNCEMENT         26.8.2011  SHARE REPURCHASE 26.8.2011 In the Helsinki Stock Exchange   Trade date26.8.2011 Bourse tradeBUYShareSTQ1VAmount1.000sharesTotal cost1 GlobeNewswire

Private Equity Holding and Bank Vontobel resolve past issues
Private Equity Holding AG /Private Equity Holding and Bank Vontobel resolve past issues. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

ITCL - Q2 2011 Presentation
Independent Tankers Corporation Limited advises that a presentation of its second quarter 2011 results that were released August 26, 2011, is available on the Company's website: and in the link enclosed. Oslo, August 26, 2011 GlobeNewswire

ITCL - Second Quarter and Six Months 2011 Results
Highlights GlobeNewswire

Maggi fans rush to 'Guess the Taste' of mystery noodles
Nestlé S.A. /Maggi fans rush to 'Guess the Taste' of mystery noodles. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Archer successfully raises Great White equity financing from Seadrill and Lime Rock at NOK 35 per share.
Hamilton, Bermuda (August 26, 2011) GlobeNewswire

Aker Solutions wins drilling equipment contract
26 August 2011 - Aker Solutions has received a Letter of Award from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), to supply two drilling equipment packages to the new 'Cat D' drilling rigs the yard is building for the rig operator Songa Offshore. Options (if exercised) for two additional units are included. Contract value is undisclosed GlobeNewswire

ASPO Plc STOCK EXCHANGE BULLETIN  26.8.2011 at 12.15  ESL Shipping Ltd, part of Aspo Group, has taken delivery of a new, approximately 20,000 dwt vessel from ABG Shipyard Ltd in India. The vessel is owned by SEB Leasing Oy, which has leased her to ESL Shipping under a long-term charter agreement GlobeNewswire

Ashland Inc. introduces a new product for food quality protection to the European market
SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland - During food processing, metal food containers, bottle caps and processing equipment are constantly under attack from corrosion and deposits. A new product from Ashland Water Technologies, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), provides the European food packaging industry with a technology to eliminate these destructive elements GlobeNewswire

Compagnie Financière Tradition SA: Half Year Report 2011
Compagnie Financière Tradition /Compagnie Financière Tradition SA: Half Year Report 2011. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

FRO - Q2 2011 Presentation
Please find enclosed the presentation of Frontline Ltd.'s second quarter 2011 results, held in the morning on Friday August 26, 2011. GlobeNewswire

Running Fox Drilling Upzone from Prior 16 Meters 35 Grams Gold, 55 feet of 1.04 Ounce Gold
Thursday August 25, 2011   GlobeNewswire

Outokumpu Oyj: State prosecutor appeals against district court's decision related to export practices to Russia
PRESS RELEASE26 August 2011 at 10.00 am EET GlobeNewswire

Neste Oil receives recognition for its innovativeness and commitment to sustainability
Neste Oil CorporationPress release26 August 2011 at 8.30 a.m (EET) GlobeNewswire

Senior Management Change
Chaarat Gold Holdings Limited ("Chaarat" or "the Company") GlobeNewswire

Beter Bed achieves 4% growth in revenue and an 8% increase in net profit in the first six months of 2011
Higher advertising spending and an increase in the number of stores lead to 4.1% growth in revenue. Revenue in Germany continues to grow, consumer reluctance to spend causes a slight decrease in revenue in the Netherlands. 7.8% increase in net profit due to further rise in gross profit. Outlook for third quarter 2011: net profit growth of at least 10%.   GlobeNewswire

Date: 26 August 2011 GlobeNewswire

Nyrstar Successfully Completes Friendly Offer to Acquire Breakwater Resources Ltd.
Regulated Information GlobeNewswire

Interim Report January-june 2011
 Significant events during the quarter GlobeNewswire

Allocation of share options
Lysaker, Norway, 25 August, 2011. In accordance with the Power of Attorney given at the general meeting on 14 April 2011, the Board of Navamedic ASA has allocated 12,500 share options to key personnel in the company. The share options have a term of 2.5 years. Strike price for the options is set to be equal to closing price of August 25 2011, NOK 13.50 GlobeNewswire

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