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Applied Materials Announces Breakthrough System to Drive the Next Wave of Solar Manufacturing
Applied Materials, Inc. today announced its new Applied Baccini(R)Pegaso(TM) solar photovoltaic (PV) cell manufacturing platform that enables customers to bring their novel, high-efficiency cell designs into mass production. The Pegaso platform fabricates electrical circuits on both sides of a solar cell - a process that includes multiple screen-printed metallization steps, metrology and sorting ACN Newswire

Kansai Job Openings Up 80 Per Cent, Seekers 70 Per Cent: the Changing Face of Japan's Workplace - Hays
Between February and July 2011, recruiting experts Hays has experienced an 80 per cent increase in the number of jobs registered in the Kansai region, and a 70 per cent increase in the number of candidates looking for a new job in that region ACN Newswire

Flyke International Holdings Limited Announces 2011 Interim Results
Flyke International Holdings Ltd ("Flyke International" or "the Company"; stock code 1998.hk) announced 2011 interim results for the 6 months ended 30 June 2011 (the "Review Period") on 26 August. For the Review Period, the aggregate turnover of Flyke International amounted to RMB 712.3 million, representing an increase of 12 ACN Newswire

China Trends Further Completes The CEM Industry Chain by M&A
2011 marks the beginning of the first year of China's Twelfth Five-Year Plan, in which the main line of energy sector is regarded to change from "coal-based electricity as the core" into the "energy-saving as the first ACN Newswire

Robert Walters - Osaka Careers Attracting Tokyo-based Professionals
According to Robert Walters Japan's 2011 Market Update, the stability and career opportunities offered in Osaka and the Kinki region are attracting larger numbers of Tokyo-based professionals.In wake of the March events in the Tohoku region, Kinki's stability and infrastructure attracted companies and workers seeking to temporarily relocate away from the disruptions in Tokyo ACN Newswire

The Russell Greater China Index Reflected a (-11.4%) Return YTD Through August 30
The Russell Greater China Index reflected a loss of -11.4% year-to-date through August 30, 2011. With relatively marginal returns for the first and second quarter of 2011, the Russell Greater China Index has currently lost more than 10% quarter-to-date through August 30. MarketWire

Red Hawk Casino Kicks Off Football Season With the $1,000,000 Pro Football Pick 'Em
Red Hawk Rewards Club members have a chance to win $1,000,000 in the Pro Football Pick 'Em promotion beginning Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011. MarketWire

InternetReputation.com Releases Proprietary Process Designed to Effectively Remove Information From Internet
InternetReputation.com, a company specializing in online reputation management, removes information harmful to a company or an individual from the Internet to solve current reputation issues and prevent further reputation damage. By offering a complex strategy that involves a proprietary process to actually remove information from the Internet, InternetReputation MarketWire

Innovation Works Closes First Internet-Focused Fund of $180 M U.S.
Innovation Works, an early-stage high-tech investment firm in China that invests in and coaches young entrepreneurs as well as provides complete services to help these start-ups, has successfully raised $180 million U.S. The Innovation Works Development Fund (IWDF) is the first U.S. dollar-based fund raised by the firm to be specifically focused on the Chinese Internet MarketWire

Ram Power Announces Termination of Power Purchase Agreement for Orita Project
Ram Power, Corp. (TSX: RPG) ("Ram Power" or the "Company"), a renewable energy company focused on the development, production and sale of electricity from geothermal energy, announced today that it has terminated its power purchase agreement ("PPA") with the Southern California Edison Company ("SCE") for the sale of power from its Orita Project located in Southern California MarketWire

Fewer Homeowners Opting to Refinance Despite Low Rates, Says Informa Research Services
The number of consumers across the country who filed applications for new home loans last week fell considerably, as fewer borrowers sought to refinance their existing mortgages. Informa Research Services, a subsidiary of Informa plc (LSE: INF), suggests that consumers review online rate tables to find the best rates with which to refinance a current home loan (http://www.erate MarketWire

Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports August Sales Results; And Planned Management Change
Costco Wholesale Corporation ("Costco" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: COST) today reported net sales of $6.9 billion for the month of August, the four weeks ended August 28, 2011, an increase of 17 percent from $5.9 billion during the similar period last year. This year's four-week period included sales from the Company's Mexico joint venture; otherwise the increase would have been 14 percent. MarketWire

First American International Corp. Announces Date of Annual Stockholders' Meeting
First American International Corp., the holding company for First American International Bank of Brooklyn, New York, announced today that its 2011 annual meeting of stockholders will be held at 9:00 am on September 28, 2011 at its office at 79 Bayard Street, New York, New York. The corporation is not publicly traded. MarketWire

Roadrunner Transportation Systems Announces Closing of the Merger With Prime Logistics Corporation and Related Financing
Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. (NYSE: RRTS), a leading asset-light transportation and logistics services provider, today announced it has closed the merger with Prime Logistics Corporation ("Prime") and related financing. Originally announced on August 23, consideration for the acquisition was approximately $97.5 million, consisting of $94.5 million in cash and $3.0 million in stock MarketWire

Enderby Entertainment Continues Robust Film Schedule in Canada With New Thriller/Horror "No Tell Motel"
Enderby Entertainment (www.enderbyentertainment.com) has just completed principal photography in British Columbia on its new paranormal thriller titled, "No Tell Motel." The film, produced by Enderby's Rick Dugdale and directed by Brett Donowho, is slated under Enderby's horror division, Tony-Seven Films, and continues the company's ongoing schedule of film projects MarketWire

Tierra Verde Landscape Wins Six More Awards at Industry Competition
Tierra Verde Landscaping Inc., a 35-year-old Huntington Beach-based company serving homeowners associations and property management companies throughout Orange and Los Angeles Counties, walked off with six prestigious awards in peer-reviewed competition from the Orange County Chapter of the California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA). MarketWire

ZBB Energy Announces Earnings Conference Call
ZBB Energy Corporation (NYSE Amex: ZBB), a leading developer of intelligent, renewable energy power platforms, today announced it will release its financial results for the year ended June 30, 2011 before the financial markets open on Thursday, September 8, 2011. MarketWire

REVISED: Cadence Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Geoff Ribar to Present at the Deutsche Bank Technology Conference
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) MarketWire

Avista Proposes Natural Gas Price Decrease for Oregon Customers
Natural gas prices for Avista's (NYSE: AVA) 95,000 Oregon customers could decrease by 1.2 percent effective Nov.1, if the Public Utility Commission of Oregon (OPUC) approves the company's annual Purchase Gas Cost Adjustment (PGA) request filed today. PGAs are filed each year to balance the cost of wholesale natural gas purchased by Avista to serve customers with the amount included in rates. MarketWire

American Realty Advisors Earns Prestigious International Toby Award for Los Angeles Office Building
American Realty Advisors announced today that 21900 Burbank Boulevard, a premier office building located in Los Angeles, has been awarded commercial real estate's most prestigious award -- The 2011 Office Building of the Year® (TOBY), in the under 100,000 sf category. The BOMA International TOBY Awards recognizes excellence in office building management and operations worldwide MarketWire

Bolster Your Revenue With a Sales Management System
When seeking to improve the bottom line of a company, business owners can implement a growth strategy that minimizes expenses, maximizes revenues, or both. There are only two areas that create revenue in a company, says AdviCoach®: marketing and sales MarketWire

ENI Announces Presenters for the Common Core State Standards and School Transformation Symposium
Evans Newton Incorporated (ENI) is proud to announce the school and district administrators presenting at the Common Core State Standards and School Transformation Symposium from October 5-7, 2011. The forum of education leaders includes: MarketWire

Data Storage Corporation Opens Wall Street Office
Data Storage Corporation (DSC), a provider of data protection and business continuity solutions, today announced that it has opened a new office at 55 Broad Street in the Wall Street area of New York City MarketWire

Oklahoma Football Legend JC Watts Joins Lou Holtz, Doug Flutie and Lynn Swann as Co-Chairs of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation National Football Coin Toss
Today the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation announced that Oklahoma Football great JC Watts joins College Football Hall of Famer Lou Holtz; Boston College and NFL quarterback Doug Flutie; and four-time Super Bowl Champion and MVP Lynn Swann as Co-Chairs of the Ronald Reagan Centennial National Football Coin Toss. MarketWire

TheDirectory.com Completes Record Setting Quarter: Sequential Revenue Jumps 24% as Debt Falls 67%
TheDirectory.com, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SEEK), today announced record setting results for its fiscal third quarter ending today August 31, 2011. Q3 revenue jumped to a record $115,907 from $93,006 during Q2 for an increase of 24%. The Company also announced that it reduced its total debt load by an additional $200,000. During Q3 the Company reduced its total outstanding debt by $2 MarketWire

Levi & Korsinsky Notifies Shareholders of Claims of Breaches of Fiduciary Duty Against the Board Forest Laboratories, Inc. in Connection With Breaches of Fiduciary Duty
Levi & Korsinsky announces that a shareholder class and derivative lawsuit has been commenced in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York on behalf of shareholders of Forest Laboratories, Inc. ("Forest") (NYSE: FRX). MarketWire

CFC to Host Conference Call on FY 2011 Year-End Financial Results
In the news release, "CFC to Host Conference Call on FY 2011 Year-End Financial Results," issued earlier today by National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation (NRUCFC) (NYSE: NRU) (NYSE: NRC), we are advised by the company that end of first sentence of fifth paragraph should read "filed with the U.S MarketWire

Intervale Farmers Emergency Fund Established After Hurricane Irene
Intervale farmers, a collection of farm businesses that lease land from the non-profit Intervale Center, faced a second wave of devastating flooding this week, this time from the impact of Hurricane Irene. This late summer flooding comes after record high water levels this spring destroyed crops along the 135 cultivated acres of land that lie along the Winooski River. MarketWire

Mediware to Report Fourth Quarter Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2011 on Wednesday, September 7th
Mediware Information Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MEDW) announced today that the Company will release the full year and fourth quarter financial results for its 2011 fiscal year on Wednesday, September 7 MarketWire

ECU Silver Mining Inc. Obtains Final Order for Arrangement With Golden Minerals Company
ECU Silver Mining Inc. (TSX: ECU) ("ECU") is pleased to announce that the Superior Court of Quebec has issued a final order (the "Final Order") pursuant to the Business Corporations Act (Quebec) approving its plan of arrangement (the "Arrangement") with Golden Minerals Company (NYSE Amex: AUMN)(TSX: AUM) ("Golden Minerals") MarketWire

VEGAS.com Celebrates Labor Day Weekend With an Exploding Parade of Events
Send your summer off with a bang, as VEGAS.com provides the hottest lineup of shows and parties this Labor Day Weekend in Las Vegas. The sizzling lineup of events over the weekend include: MarketWire

Crowds Swelled at the Laguna Beach Festival of Arts for a Rare Performance by Richard Marx, Fine Art by Festival Exhibitors and a Chance to Win a Brand New Acura ZDX
The Laguna Beach Festival of Arts was filled to capacity on Saturday evening, August 27th, for the highly anticipated Acura Celebrity Event, hosted and headlined by acclaimed singer, songwriter and producer Richard Marx MarketWire

Chicago Executive Named New President & CEO of Global Christian Business Leader Group
The Fellowship of Companies for Christ International (FCCI), a laser-beam discipleship ministry for Christian business leaders, announced today the appointment of Terence Chatmon as President and CEO, effective immediately. MarketWire

Media Advisory: Discovery Science Center's Eco Challenge Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
WHAT: Discovery Science Center (DSC) will host the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony of its newest exhibit: Eco Challenge on Thursday, September 1, 2011. DSC and OC Waste and Recycling have partnered to bring a state-of-the-art, environmentally themed, eco-friendly exhibit to Orange County MarketWire

Paraform Design (ZMGD) Valuation of Company Contracts for August 2011
Zamage Digital Art Imaging, Inc. (PINK SHEETS: ZMGD) (www.zamagedigitalcorp.com) and Paraform Design advises its followers on the value of the company's contracts of the past 30 days with the production already on schedule. MarketWire

DRIFIRE(R), Leader in Comfortable FR Wear(R), Adds AUSA 2011 to This Year's Event Lineup
DRIFIRE, an industry leader in comfortable, flame resistant (FR) moisture wicking apparel, has added the AUSA (Association of the United States Army) 2011 Annual Meeting and Exposition to its lineup of trade shows and events scheduled for this year. The AUSA Annual Meeting will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. on October 10 to 12. MarketWire

NASA Now Using AGI's Orbit Determination Software in TDRS Constellation Operations
Analytical Graphics, Inc. (AGI), the developer of commercially available software for the space, defense and intelligence industries, announced today that the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Flight Dynamics Facility procured Orbit Determination Tool Kit (ODTK) for the Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS) constellation. MarketWire

Get the Family Organized
(Family Features) A little organization can go a long way to tame the chaos that comes with a busy family schedule. Visit http://bit.ly/p1jjHG for parenting and education expert Dr. Michele Borba's helpful tips that get the whole family involved. MarketWire

Zygo Receives Major System Orders for High Performance Optical Metrology Systems
Zygo Corporation (NASDAQ: ZIGO), a worldwide supplier of optical metrology instruments and high precision optical systems, today announced the receipt of orders valued at more than $6 million for high performance metrology systems from two leading Chinese optical research and manufacturing organizations MarketWire

Alto Group Holdings Announces Status of Mexican Projects and New Focus
Alto Group Holdings, Inc. ("Alto Group" or the "Company") (OTCBB: ALTO), an innovative mining and commodities trade company headquartered in Florida, announces the status of Mexican projects and new focus. MarketWire

Data Storage Corporation's Peter Briggs to Present on Data Protection and Recovery Issues at Infor NAPCG Conference
Data Storage Corporation (DSC), a provider of data protection and business continuity solutions, today announced that its executive vice president, Peter Briggs, has been invited to speak at the NAPCG (National A+ Customer Group) Fall 2011 Meeting being held September 18-20, 2011 in Boston, Mass MarketWire

Cosi, Inc. Announces Leadership Transition
Così, Inc. (NASDAQ: COSI), the premium convenience restaurant company, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Chairman of the Board Mark Demilio, 55, as interim Chief Executive Officer of the Company following the resignation of James Hyatt, 54. Mr MarketWire

Costamare Inc. Announces 2011 Annual Meeting of Stockholders
Costamare Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: CMRE), an international owner and provider of containerships for charter, announced today that its Board of Directors has called an annual meeting of the stockholders to be held in Athens, Greece on Tuesday, October 25, 2011. MarketWire

Bay Equity Expands Its Broker-to-Banker Transition Program Across Western U.S.
Bay Equity Home Loans, one of the San Francisco area's most respected and successful mortgage lending institutions, is initiating an aggressive effort to expand its roster of branch offices by encouraging mortgage brokers to transition into the mortgage financing industry. MarketWire

Zumiez Inc. Announces Fiscal 2011 Second Quarter Results and August 2011 Sales
Zumiez Inc. (NASDAQ: ZUMZ), a leading specialty retailer of action sports related apparel, footwear, equipment and accessories, today reported results for the second quarter ended July 30, 2011. MarketWire

Glance Releases 2.0 for Salesforce and Completes Award-Winning Screen-Sharing Integration for Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, and Chatter
From Dreamforce 2011 (Booth #701, with partner Bluewolf), Glance Networks today launched version 2.0 of Glance for Salesforce, its award-winning screen-sharing technology. MarketWire

Stevia Finds Momentum Within U.S. Sugar/Sweetener Market, Eyes International Expansion
The U.S. sweetener market is the largest and most diverse in the world, and Americans are the heaviest consumer of sweeteners MarketWire

Mixbook Tops the Class With Back-to-School Photo Tips, Savings
Mixbook, the free online photo service that offers the most customizable photo books, photo cards and photo calendars on the planet, today offered tips and tricks on how to get the most of your back-to-school photos. To help ease those back-to-school blues, Mixbook is also offering 20 percent off all orders through September 15, 2011. MarketWire

Webair Is Official Hosting Company of the Quiksilver Pro Tour Event
(August 31, 2011) - Leader in web hosting and development, Webair.com, is the official networking & connectivity provider of the Quiksilver Pro tour event taking place in Long Beach, NY September 1-15, 2011. Webair will be connecting Quiksilver Pro Event with the world by facilitating dark fiber, networking, connectivity, Wi-Fi solutions, & live streaming video of the entire event MarketWire

BHGR Welcomes Attorney Becky Rigo as New Associate
Berg Hill Greenleaf & Ruscitti LLP (BHGR), Boulder County's largest local law firm, has announced that Becky Rigo has joined the firm as an associate. MarketWire

Bringing Einstein's Legacy to the 21st Century: International Avatar Design Competition
The Institute For Medical Research Israel-Canada (IMRIC) wants your help in bringing Albert Einstein to the 21st century! IMRIC is looking for fun, creative and innovative avatar designs that will represent one of the greatest minds in history, and they're awarding the winner $1500.00! Second place gets $750.00 and third place $250.00 (CAD) MarketWire

Cott to Present at the Barclays Back-to-School Conference
Cott Corporation (NYSE: COT) (TSX: BCB) today announced that it will present at the Barclays Capital Back-to-School Consumer Conference on Thursday, September 8, 2011. MarketWire

The Orthopaedic Institute of Central Jersey & the Orthopaedic Spine Institute Select the SRS EHR for Its 19 Providers and 4 Locations
SRS, the leading provider of productivity-enhancing EHR technology and services for high-performance specialty practices, today announced that the Orthopaedic Institute of Central Jersey and the Orthopaedic Spine Institute have selected the SRS Electronic Health Record (EHR) for its 19 specialty providers MarketWire

PharmaPros Selected as Finalist for 2011 SCDM Annual Data-Driven Innovation Award
PharmaPros Corporation, a technology solutions provider, announced today that its DFM Enterprise solution has been selected as a finalist for this year's Annual Data-Driven Innovation Award from the Society for Clinical Data Management (SCDM) MarketWire

Former HHS Official Joins King & Spalding
Preeya M. Noronha, the former acting general counsel of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), has joined King & Spalding's FDA and life sciences practice as counsel in Washington, D.C., the firm announced today. Noronha joins King & Spalding from Latham & Watkins. MarketWire

Pop Art Miami Offers Labor Day Discounts
Labor Day weekend is full of sales and promotions; Pop Art is no different. Pop Art Miami will be running a Labor Day weekend sale. They are offering a discount of 10% off all of their products which are purchased online. The Pop Art website features iconic artists such as Romero Britto, Carlos A MarketWire

Top Banking Regulators to Keynote American Banker's Regulatory Symposium
The top regulators from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Office of Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, along with Congressional and Senate lawmakers on pivotal banking committees, will keynote American Banker's first-ever Regulatory Symposium in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 19 and 20. MarketWire

2011 Online Journalism Awards Finalists Announced
In the news release, "2011 Online Journalism Awards Finalists Announced," issued earlier today by Online News Association, we are advised by the company that OpenSecrets.org should be added as a finalist to the Online Topical Reporting/Blogging, Small Site category.  Complete corrected text follows. MarketWire

Zacuto Unveils New Products at the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) in Amsterdam
The 2011 International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) runs from September 9th to September 13th and Zacuto will be there in booth 11.F90 with a wide selection of new products for attendees to check out. MarketWire

Boston Region Entrepreneurship Weeks (BREW) and Cummings Properties Team Up to Provide an Office Space Giveaway for Boston-Area Companies
Boston Region Entrepreneurship Weeks (BREW) announced "Making it Real" today, a promotion from Cummings Properties providing three companies with free office space for a year at either Cummings Park in Woburn or Cummings Center in Beverly MarketWire

Third-Generation Local Florist Expands Downtown and Online
Fifth Avenue Place is pleased to announce the grand opening of its newest retail tenant, WallaceFloral.com. As a full-service florist, WallaceFloral.com specializes in fresh and silk floral arrangements, green and blooming plants, fruit baskets, balloons, vases and other decorative gifts. MarketWire

Sausalito Artists @ Work Use High Tech Promotion for High Touch Work
Call it high tech meets high touch. Sausalito Artists @ Work (www.sausalitoartists.com), one of the largest collectives of local artists in Northern California, is embracing cutting edge technology to build relationships -- and find customers -- for this year's fourth annual Open Studios, taking place Labor Day Weekend at Marin's historic ICB Building. MarketWire

Kenergy Scientific, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: KNSC) Monodose Nasal Sprayer Patent Applications Acquired
Ken Glynn, President and CEO of GreenSmart Stores and Kenergy Scientific, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: KNSC), today reported that the company's healthcare division has completed the acquisition of two patent application properties relating to single dose nasal sprayers, including the patent and development rights. The sprayers are used for monodose deliveries of prescription nasal medicines MarketWire

Qualstar Reports Fiscal 2011 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results
Qualstar® Corporation (NASDAQ: QBAK), a manufacturer of automated tape storage solutions and high efficiency power supplies, today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and the fiscal year ended June 30, 2011. MarketWire

Rally Around the Grill: Kingsford(R) Charcoal Empowers Football Fans This Season With Tailgater Bill of Rights
The players and owners have finally come to an agreement, and now, football fans can enjoy the best part of the season -- tailgating! But in recent years the fans have been infringed upon with strict stadium rules MarketWire

VYCON Named to Prestigious Inc. 500 List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies for Second Year in a Row
VYCON (www.vyconenergy.com), a designer and manufacturer of environmentally friendly, high-speed energy storage flywheel systems, is proud to announce that once again it has been named to the prestigious Inc. 500 list, a compendium of the most entrepreneurial and fastest-growing private companies in America MarketWire

Kelly-Moore's New Heat-Reflective Paint Can Save Homeowners Money on Utility Bills
With summer temperatures still soaring across the country, Kelly-Moore Paint Company, Inc., a leader and innovator of waterborne-coating technology and the first company to offer recycled paints and higher performance no-VOC paints, introduces Enviro Coat Reflective 1545, one of the industry's first commercially produced architectural coatings designed to reflect the sun's radiant heat MarketWire

Convenience Stores Go Head-to-Head With Established Restaurant Players Through Bold, Expansive Foray Into Foodservice
Building on their inherent strength in convenience, efficiency and 24/7 availability, convenience stores are rolling out their own, branded foodservice programs that return higher margins while also improving food quality and healthfulness, according to "Convenience Store Foodservice Trends in the U.S." by market research publisher Packaged Facts MarketWire

The Spa at Trump(R) Offers Back-to-School Specials for Students and Teachers
Whether they go to NYU or Northwestern, University of Nevada or University of Hawaii, The Hotel Spa at Trump® is offering a back-to-school menu of treatments specially priced for hard-working students and tireless educators. Effective weekdays Sept MarketWire

Verisign to Present at the 2011 Citi Technology Conference
VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world, announced that Brian Robins, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will speak at the 2011 Citi Technology Conference in New York, New York on Wednesday, September 7 at 1:45 p.m. (EDT) MarketWire

NuVasive to Participate in Investor Conferences in September 2011
NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA), a medical device company focused on developing minimally disruptive surgical products and procedures for the spine, announced today that the Company plans to present at two investor conferences in September. MarketWire

E-Book Market Partially "Subsidized" by Physical Bookstores: Simba Information
A recent report by media and publishing forecast firm Simba Information found that even though bookstores have lost some of their customer base over the years, the channel feeds into the e-book universe by serving as a 'book showroom' for the roughly 10% of U.S. adults who buy e-books. MarketWire

Ericsson Mobile Broadband Module in Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet
* First Lenovo ThinkPad tablet featuring Ericsson's embedded HSPAEvolution mobile broadband module * Offers download speeds of up to 21Mbps and upload speeds of up to5 MarketWire

World's Greatest Skateboarding Event Descends on Nation's Capital This Labor Day Weekend: Maloof Money Cup D.C. Competition Schedule Released
The countdown is on to the first-ever Maloof Money Cup D.C. (www.maloofmoneycup.com) presented by Vans. This Labor Day weekend, Sept. 3-4, the world's best professional skateboarders will descend on the RFK Stadium Festival Grounds, and compete on a brand new custom-designed skate park, for a shot at the top prize of $160,000 cash and the first-ever Maloof Money Cup D.C. title MarketWire

AAA Public Adjusting Group Prepared to Help Property Owners in the Wake of Hurricane Irene
With a proven track record in recovering millions of dollars in hurricane insurance settlements, AAA Public Adjusting Group (OTCQB: AAAA) (PINKSHEETS: AAAA) has worked to expand their service umbrella to work in the East Coast and Northeast areas and those areas hardest hit by Hurricane Irene MarketWire

First Edition of Impermium Social Spam Index Finds up to 40% of Online IDs Are Fake
A new quarterly index based on data collected by social spam fighter Impermium finds social web spam and abuse is now posing significant reputation risk and cost to Internet businesses that depend on public user profiles. MarketWire

City Windmills, Ltd. (CYW.F) Provides Business Plan and Capital Increase Details
City Windmills, Ltd. (FRANKFURT: CYW) (www.citywindmills.com), an innovative company focused on the generation of clean energy through small wind combined with advertising, is pleased to announce full business plan and capital increase details. MarketWire

Attorney William T. Bly Awarded "Portland's Finest 2011" for Drunk Driving & Criminal Defense
(www.portlanddrunkdriving.com) The Law Office of William T. Bly is proud to announce that attorney William T. Bly has been awarded "Portland's Finest 2011" for Drunk Driving & Criminal Defense for the second year in a row. Each year The Portland Phoenix recognizes area lawyers, dentists, doctors and other professionals for being one of the top professionals in the Portland area. MarketWire

Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. to Host an Investor Day on September 9, 2011 in New York City
Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: SHIP) (NASDAQ: SHIPW) announced today that the Company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Dale Ploughman, and the Chief Financial Officer, Christina Anagnostara, will host an Investor Day Event on Friday, September 9, 2011 at 1:30pm EDT in New York City to discuss the Company's recent developments and dry bulk sector MarketWire

Leadership Montgomery Selects Tomi Bannister for Class of 2012
Tomi Bannister, President/CEO of ARMA, Inc., has been selected for the Class of 2012 of Leadership Montgomery, as a member of the Core program. A nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, Leadership Montgomery brings together current and emerging leaders, and offers them a unique opportunity to increase their understanding of the complex social and economic issues of Montgomery County and the region MarketWire

Curata Powers Online News Portal for MITX's Second Annual FutureM Event
HiveFire, Inc., the content marketing solution provider and maker of Curata, has announced that it is powering FutureM News Site that will provide up-to-the-minute information on FutureM, a week-long set of events organized by MITX (the Massachusetts Information Technology Exchange) MarketWire

For Third Consecutive Year, Interbit Data Achieves Ranking on the Inc. 5000 -- Inc. Magazine's Annual Exclusive List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies
Interbit Data, a leading provider of software and services connecting people and information for more efficient healthcare, today announced it has been named to Inc. Magazine's exclusive list of the 5,000 fastest growing private companies in the United States for the third year in a row. The company ranked No. 3752 as a result of achieving over 40% growth from 2007 to 2010 MarketWire

VPG Releases New FRSH Wraparound Chip Resistors for High Temperatures to +225 Deg. C Featuring Exceptional Load-Life Stability to 0.05% at +200 Deg. C for 2,000 Hours at Working Power
Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE: VPG) today announced that its Vishay Foil Resistors division (VFR) has released a new series of ultra-high-precision Bulk Metal® Z1-Foil wraparound, surface-mount chip resistors with extended pads for high-temperature, high-power applications MarketWire

FONAR Announces UPRIGHT MRI Sale to Central California Medical Practice Dedicated to Being a Center of Excellence for the Spine
FONAR Corporation (NASDAQ: FONR), The Inventor of MR Scanning™, announced it has sold an UPRIGHT® Multi-Position™ MRI to Bakersfield UPRIGHT MRI Center, Bakersfield, CA. MarketWire

cei Is Awarded Multiple Print Awards for Printing Excellence
cei (Coating Excellence International), www.coatingexcellence.com, the market leading flexible packaging and technical products company, today announced they are recipients of multiple printing excellence awards. MarketWire

Travelers Increasingly Conscious of Uncertain Economy According to ALTOUR Agents, Even as Industry Continues to Stabilize
Despite global forebodings of a double dip recession, the leisure travel industry continues to flourish according to the most recent ALTOUR Index, a bi-monthly survey of ALTOUR's expert travel agents. Travel spending remains steady despite travelers' rising concerns over recent economic turbulence at home and abroad MarketWire

TRC Announces Acquisition of the Payne Firm, Inc.
TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRR) today announced that it has acquired the Payne Firm, Inc. ("Payne"). Payne is a privately held environmental consulting firm that provides full life-cycle services to the legal and financial communities and industries ranging from manufacturing and healthcare to higher education. Payne's net service revenue for calendar year 2010 was approximately $4.7 million MarketWire

Digital Clarity Announces the Development of the Cutting Edge Technology Platform, Ruby on Rails
RTG Ventures, Inc.'s (OTCQB: RTGV) wholly owned subsidiary, Digital Clarity, today expanded on the recent news that it had entered the growing App market. MarketWire

The X PRIZE Foundation and LEGO Group Announce Global Student Team Winners of MoonBots 2.0 Challenge
The X PRIZE Foundation and LEGO Group announced today winners of the MoonBots 2.0: A Google Lunar X PRIZE LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Challenge MarketWire

Roadrunner Records Announces the Signing of Legendary Rock Band Rush
Roadrunner Records is pleased to announce a new worldwide partnership with Anthem Records and rock trio Rush. The band will remain on Anthem/Universal Music in Canada only. MarketWire

First Annual Race the Reaper 5.6-Mile Obstacle Race Comes to Yamhill, Oregon on October 1st and 2nd
All-Terrain Fitness, an independent fitness company serving individuals and organizations, is proud to announce the first annual Race the Reaper, a 5.6-mile obstacle race taking place October 1st and 2nd at Flying-M-Ranch in Yamhill, Oregon MarketWire

iMotors.com(R) Launches New Facebook Page for Car Research With $10,000 "Down Payment" Sweepstakes
iMotors.com®, a free, easy resource for car buyers to research and compare new vehicles, get free quotes from local dealers, and find the latest rebates and dealer incentives, today announced the launch of the iMotors.com Facebook Page and its $10,000 Down Payment Sweepstakes. Participants enter to win by visiting www.facebook.com/imotors. MarketWire

Gavin Newsom Shares Thoughts on California's Current Issues With INFORUM
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Crowne Ventures, Inc. Initiates Smelting Operations
Crowne Ventures, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CRWV) is pleased to announce the plans for its smelting operations for the Gallo de Oro and Oro de Rojos properties. MarketWire

Varolii Unveils New Reporting and Analytics Technology for Executive Insight
Varolii Corporation, the market and technology leader in interactive business-to-consumer SMS, voice and email communications, today announced the new Varolii Interact Portal for real-time reporting, analytics and controls for customer interactions MarketWire

Lunar Blue Moon Inspires Unique Collaboration at Blue Moon Brewing Co.
One year from today, a blue moon will shine in the sky and a new beer from Blue Moon Brewing Company will be on shelves. But the latest creation won't come solely from the minds of Blue Moon brew masters Keith Villa and John Legnard. Through the Craft the Next Blue Moon program, consumers will help guide the brewing process, resulting in a new, limited-edition beer on Aug MarketWire

Trelleborg Breakthrough: Single Material Meets Most Mechanical Sealing Requirements
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions (STKM: TREL-B) has released Isolast® J9876, a new perfluoroelastomer with specific properties for use in mechanical seals. This compound removes the need for multiple material grades supporting different applications MarketWire

Tea Market Grew 31% in the Last 5 Years
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Tea and RTD Teas - US," to their collection of Coffee & Tea market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?ProductID=6488601. MarketWire

Palomar Technologies Exhibits at SEMICON Taiwan 2011 and Offers a Laser Interferometer Technology for Wire Bonder Ultrasonic Calibration System
Palomar Technologies, the world-leading provider of precision microelectronics and optoelectronic packaging systems, today announced that it will exhibit at SEMICON Taiwan 2011 in Taipei from September 7-9 in booth #1006. MarketWire

Bergen Regional Medical Center to Use MedicsDocAssistant EHR
Bergen Regional Medical Center (BRMC) located in Paramus, NJ will implement the MedicsDocAssistant EHR from Advanced Data Systems (ADS). The system will manage the clinical and medical data of BRMC's patients. MarketWire

Ericsson introduces SSR 8000 family of Smart Services Routers
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Omnigon Communications and USTA Announce "Follow Me to the US Open" Top 128 Finalists
Over the past few months, the USTA "Follow Me to the US Open" contest has given tennis fans a whole new way to stay connected to their favorite sport and events. The USTA, in partnership with Omnigon Communications, created Follow Me to the US Open in hopes of providing an outlet for a generation of fans that interact predominantly through social media MarketWire

Skinny Nutritional Corp. Enters Distribution Agreement With Los Angeles-Based Classic Distributing & Beverage Group
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 Classic Distributing & Beverage Group MarketWire

Greyling Offers Free Seminar for Environmental Engineers, Consultants, and Contractors
Greyling, a specialty insurance brokerage and risk consulting firm, will offer a complimentary seminar on the market for environmental services in the United States, emerging growth areas, and financial performance. The seminar will take place at 8:30 a.m., September 14, at Villa Christina, 4000 Summit Boulevard, Atlanta, GA 30319-1448. MarketWire

Wireless Age Communications Inc. Closes Sale of Shares
Wireless Age Communications, Inc. (PINK SHEETS: WLSA), ("Wireless Age" or "the Company") John G. Simmonds, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer ("CEO") of Wireless Age Communications Inc., is pleased to announce that the Company has completed the sale of its shares held by Newlook Industries. Newlook Industries (NLI) sold a total of 23,132,457 shares of Wireless Age at $0.08 per share MarketWire

Quaterra Drilling at Nieves Extends Concordia Vein Mineralization 300 Meters West
Quaterra Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE: QTA)(NYSE Amex: QMM) and 50% joint-venture partner Blackberry Ventures 1, LLC, today announced assay results from 15 core holes (3,164 meters) completed in June and July 2011 at its Nieves silver property in northern Zacatecas, Mexico. MarketWire

The College Network Is Now Offering ANCC Accredited Continuing Nursing Education
The College Network™ is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to offer continuing education courses for nurses. Available today at http://collegenetwork.com/nursingCNE, these courses include Ethics in Nursing, Medication Safety and Patient Rights. Upon completion of each course, nurses will receive 2.5 continuing education contact hours. MarketWire

iTeknik Holding Corporation Engages Business Growth Firm to Implement the Company's Acquisition Strategy
iTeknik Holding Corporation (PINKSHEETS: ITKH), a leader and innovator in the telecommunications industry, today announced that is has signed a consulting agreement with SBD Business Growth, LLC based in Aventura, Florida to help the Company identify and acquire suitable companies to enable growth and increased shareholder value. MarketWire

PGI Energy Announces New EU Division
PGI ENERGY, INC. (PINKSHEETS: PGIE) has established a new Europe division PGI Energy Trading, LTD registered in London and Wales to trade petroleum products throughout the UK. PGI is currently negotiating with major petroleum suppliers in the UK to facilitate sale of products on both spot and contract basis with deep discounts to market pricing as a wholesaler/reseller on behalf of major buyers MarketWire

Life Insurance Settlement Association Reaffirms Support of Efforts by State Securities Regulators in Protecting Individuals Against Investment Scams
The Life Insurance Settlement Association (LISA) today reaffirms its long-standing support of the efforts of state securities regulators in calling for increased protection and enforcement against schemes that target individual investors MarketWire

DealFun.com Surpasses a Quarter Million Users and Partners With Major Charities
Shopping auction site DealFun.com (www.dealfun.com) celebrates exceeding the milestone of 250,000 customers and continues to raise the bar in quality business practices by taking this opportunity to demonstrate their appreciation by teaming up with two charities. MarketWire

CarsDirect Launches "Expert Buying Outlooks" to Help Consumers Get the Best Deal on a New Car
Exclusive CarsDirect Data Provides a Complete, Concise View of the Current Buying Environment for Individual Models Guidance From Pricing Experts Helps Decide Best Time to Purchase CarsDirect (www.carsdirect.com), a leading online automotive shopping service and research portal, today introduced Expert Buying Outlooks on CarsDirect.com MarketWire

Aberdeen Appoints Trip Kucera Senior Research Analyst, Marketing Effectiveness & Strategy Practice
Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), today announced the appointment of Trip Kucera as Senior Research Analyst of its Marketing Effectiveness and Strategy Practice. Kucera will be responsible for developing Aberdeen's research coverage within the practice and delivering findings via published works, speaking engagements, and on-line events. MarketWire

Infortrend's VMware Ready EonStor DS Solutions Now Compatible With VMware vSphere 5
Infortrend® (TPE: 2495), the networked storage expert, today announced that its VMware Ready™ EonStor DS solutions featuring 8Gb/s Fibre Channel (FC) host connectivity are now compatible with VMware vSphere® 5. This indicates that EonStor DS systems have passed a detailed evaluation and testing process managed by VMware. MarketWire

Ardelyx, Inc. Closes $30M Series B Financing
Ardelyx, Inc. today announced it has closed a Series B preferred stock financing of $30.0 million. Participating in the Series B financing are previous investors in the Company, NEA, CMEA and certain individual investors, as well as a new investor, Amgen Ventures, LLC MarketWire

Ardelyx Appoints Mark Kaufmann to Chief Business Officer
Ardelyx, Inc. today announced it has appointed Mr. Kaufmann to the newly created position of Chief Business Officer. Mr. Kaufmann's role will include business and corporate development, licensing, and strategic planning. Mr. Kaufmann is formerly the CEO of Allostera and Celmed BioSciences. MarketWire

Harte-Hanks Direct Marketing Promotes Jeff Simpson to Leadership Role for Retail & Consumer Brands Markets
Harte-Hanks, Inc. (NYSE: HHS), a worldwide direct and targeted marketing company, today announced that Jeff Simpson has assumed leadership responsibility for managing the retail and consumer brands markets within Harte-Hanks Direct Marketing. MarketWire

The Resmark Companies to Develop Transit-Oriented Townhomes in Milpitas, California
The Resmark Companies (Resmark), announced today that it has acquired approximately 13 acres of land in the City of Milpitas, California and will develop a new townhome project that will offer 285 attached for-sale residences positioned to capture first time home buyers in Milpitas and the surrounding Silicon Valley. MarketWire

Radiopharmaceuticals Market for PET & SPECT Imaging to Reach $4.7 Billion by 2015
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new market intelligence report "Global Nuclear Medicine (Medical Isotopes/ Radioisotopes/ Radiopharmaceuticals) Market in PET/SPECT Imaging and Therapy - Competitive Landscape, Current trends and Forecasts (2010 - 2015)" to their collection of Medical Imaging market research. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch MarketWire

Geo Finance Corporation (GEFI) Retains Geologist to Assist with Due Diligence For Acquisition of Texas Leases
Geo Finance Corporation (PINK SHEETS: GEFI) is pleased to announce it has retained the services of a geologist familiar with oil and gas production in Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma to assist the Company in completing its due diligence of the acquisition of a lease package in Wichita and Archer Counties, Texas. MarketWire

Kaspersky Lab Extends "IT Security for the Next Generation" Conference to the United States
Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content and threat management solutions and one of the world's leaders in cyber security, will expand its acclaimed international research conference, "IT Security for the Next Generation," to university students in the United States MarketWire

Reactive Continues Global Expansion With Opening of US Office
Reactive, an award-winning digital agency, today announced the opening of an office in New York City. This will complement their long established headquarters in Melbourne, Australia, and their offices in Sydney, London and Auckland MarketWire

Business Continuity Solutions, Inc. Launches Public Sector Sales Initiative for Disaster Recovery
Business Continuity Solutions, Inc. ("BCS") (PINKSHEETS: BUCS) announced today the creation of a new business unit that will focus on sales of the Company's backup and disaster recovery systems and rugged computing products to public sector agencies and departments throughout the U.S. MarketWire

Producer Chad A. Verdi Teams With CMG for International Sales on 'Loosies'
Beverly Hills-based international sales company Cinema Management Group (CMG) and Rhode Island Producer Chad A. Verdi, through his company Verdi Productions, announced today that CMG will be selling actor/writer/producer Peter Facinelli's Manhattan-set thriller / romantic drama, Loosies, next month in Toronto. CMG will be screening the film in a special venue for buyers near the Festival MarketWire

Value Conscious Vacationers Are Turning Timeshare Resales and Timeshare Rentals Into Hot Properties
As strong timeshare resales and rental results from SellMyTimeshareNOW.com continue to confirm, the need and desire for vacations and getaways is as strong as ever, despite the challenging economy. Consumers are embracing the great deals in buying or renting timeshare on the secondary market, turning some resorts into hot vacation properties. MarketWire

VisualMED Files Year-End Disclosure Statement
VisualMED Clinical Solutions Corp. (The "Company") (PINKSHEETS: VMCS) (FRANKFURT: VA6.F) announces that it has published its year-end disclosure statement and financial results. These are available on the OTC markets site as well as on the company website at www.visualmedsolutions.com. MarketWire

Made in the USA: Vynebar Small Business Entrepreneur Bucks the Offshoring Trend
Jason Bevis, founder of Vynebar, a modern and innovative vertical wine storage solution, is part of a growing body of American entrepreneurs who believe that for America to succeed, it needs to once again take pride in, and look out for, the interests of its manufacturers. Thus, Bevis is proud to say his Vynebar vertical wine rack is and will continue to be "100 % Made in the USA." MarketWire

Dynamic Ventures Corp. Closes $500,000 Loan to Help Expand Its Business in North Dakota
Dynamic Ventures Corp. (OTCBB: DYNV) today announced it has just closed on a $500,000 Senior Secured Redeemable Dentures sale with TCA Global Credit Master Fund, LP. The proceeds will be used for operating capital to continue our expansion of the North Dakota market and further the progress of current projects under development. MarketWire

GT Nexus Shipper Council Takes Action to Support Maersk Line's Call for Radical Change in the Ocean Shipping Industry
The GT Nexus Shipper Council, a customer community of the world's biggest importers and exporters, today announced that it has engaged Maersk Line in response to the ocean carrier's recently announced "Manifesto," which calls for changes in the way carriers and shippers conduct their business MarketWire

Metalogix Archive Manager Voted MSExchange.org Readers' Choice Award Winner
Leading Microsoft Exchange Server resource site, MSExchange.org, announced today that Metalogix Archive Manager was selected the winner in the Email Archiving category of the MSExchange.org Readers' Choice Awards. MarketWire

New Real-Time Identity Verification Solution Available Now From Dragnet Solutions
Dragnet Solutions™, the identity verification company, announced today the immediate availability of Accelerated Insight(SM), a real-time identity verification solution for financial institutions. The solution supports aggressive account creation and cross-selling activities while cutting operating costs, reducing fraud, and facilitating KYC/CIP compliance MarketWire

Educational Papers From Rydex|SGI Highlight Sector and Currency Investing
Rydex|SGI, a leading asset manager, today released two educational papers, "Equal Weight Sectors" -- which discusses an equal weight sector investment approach and "Currency as an Asset Class" -- which examines the growing use of currencies in the retail marketplace. MarketWire

Welding End Prep Tool From ESCO Bevels, Faces, Bores Simultaneously
ESCO Tool is announcing the availability of a portable precision welding end prep tool that is ideal for preparing pipe for orbital welding in pipe fabrication and boiler maintenance applications. MarketWire

Sapphire Optics From Meller Manufactured in Custom Shapes, Sizes and Configurations
Meller Optics, Inc. is announcing they can fabricate sapphire optics to customer specification in a wide range of shapes, sizes, and configurations to match specific OEM requirements. MarketWire

Diamond Key International to Implement Epicor ERP Throughout the Asia Pacific Region
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Democrasoft Announces Three Collaborize Classroom Milestones
Democrasoft, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: DEMO) today announced three milestone developments related to Collaborize Classroom™, the company's flagship web-based education platform MarketWire

Three Level, Three Channel MOSFET Driver From Supertex Delivers High Performance in Ultrasound Applications
Supertex (NASDAQ: SUPX), a recognized leader in high voltage analog and mixed signal integrated circuits (ICs), today introduced MD1716, a three channel logic controller with twelve low impedance MOSFET gate drivers MarketWire

Ubermind Awarded "Standard of Excellence" by the New Media Institute for Revitalizing Target's Web and Mobile Presence
Übermind (www.übermind.com), the world's leading digital agency for mobile and emerging technologies, was today announced as a winner of the 2011 New Media Awards in the Website category MarketWire

Multi-Platinum Selling Group New Boyz Celebrate Fifth Top 10 Song at Radio With Current Single "Better With The Lights Off"; Group Announce Nick Cannon's NCredible Entertainment as New Management Team; Trend-Setting Duo Join "Scream Tour" in Support of Album, Too Cool To Care, in Stores Now
Multi-platinum selling duo New Boyz, comprised of Ben J and Legacy, are celebrating their fifth consecutive Top 10 song at Rhythmic radio with their current single, "Better With The Lights Off" featuring R&B superstar Chris Brown. The duo has had tremendous success since they hit the scene in 2009 and have sold over 7 million singles to date. MarketWire

Protective Coating From Dampney Features Hard, High Gloss Finish
Dampney Company, Inc. has introduced a self-priming, high gloss, high solids, hard and durable coating that is ideal for utility meters, valves, and commercial and industrial equipment used outdoors. MarketWire

Bosch Home Appliances Sponsors Wasting Water Is Weird Public Service Campaign
Within the next five years, experts predict that 36 states will face serious water shortages, and yet each American uses more than 100 gallons per day MarketWire

ASTM Class 6 Weight Sets From Alliance Scale Calibrate Balances and Scales
Alliance Scale, Inc. is introducing a high quality line of precision stainless steel weight sets for calibrating balances and scales used in education, food, forensic, pharmaceutical, and other laboratory and quality control applications requiring better than average accuracy. MarketWire

Alliance Memory Expands Presence in Asia; Appoints Anny Chen as Production Coordinator in Taiwan Office
Alliance Memory Inc., a worldwide provider of legacy memory ICs for the communications, computing, industrial, and consumer markets, today announced that it has expanded its footprint in Asia with the appointment of Anny Chen as production coordinator in the company's Taiwan office MarketWire

Market Metrix Announces Second Quarter 2011 Hospitality Index Results
Guest satisfaction with hotels edged upwards in the second quarter of 2011 (+0.2 to 84.5). Jumeirah Hotels and Resorts (+6.3 to 97.9) posted the top customer satisfaction score among hotel brands. Most industry segments reported higher satisfaction scores with Upper Midscale Hotels (+1.0 to 84.0) and Luxury Hotels (+0.9 to 89.4) posting the biggest gains. MarketWire

College Woodwork Taps VAI S2K Enterprise to Enhance Inventory Management
VAI (Vormittag Associates, Inc.), an award-winning ERP software provider, announced that College Woodwork, a Canadian manufacturer and distributor of high-quality, affordable solid wood furniture, is live on the VAI S2K Enterprise Software. MarketWire

Chrysalis Students Continue Tradition at Glacier National Park
Fifty-nine travelers from Chrysalis School Montana recently renewed a long-standing tradition of community service at Glacier National Park. MarketWire

KEMA Selects Green Energy Corp GreenBus Platform for Smart Grid Interoperability Lab
KEMA, a leading authority in energy consulting, testing, and certification, today announced the selection of Green Energy Corp's GreenBus® software platform for operation in the KEMA Smart Grid Interop Lab MarketWire

Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants (SEMPA) Joins Global Collaboration of Specialist Organizations in "HAE: Learn About It, Talk About It," Educational Program Aimed at Advancing Care for Patients With Hereditary Angioedema (HAE)
Emergency medicine providers can commonly be the first to see patients with hereditary angioedema (HAE), a rare and potentially fatal swelling disorder MarketWire

PIMCO Launches PIMCO Credit Absolute Return Fund
PIMCO, a leading global investment management firm, has launched the PIMCO Credit Absolute Return Fund for investors seeking a global, diversified strategy that is focused on absolute return and not constrained by a benchmark MarketWire

Aquasil to Commercialize Ancient Silver Water Source in Tajikistan
Aquasil International, Inc. (OTCQB: AQUS) (PINKSHEETS: AQUS), the manufacturer of premium silver water worldwide, is pleased to announce the Company has entered into a joint venture agreement with the government of Tajikistan to develop an area of the Kandara Varzob District. MarketWire

I.C.O.N. Network Launches Plan to Organize Independent Casinos With Hands Free Participation and Selects Gold Rush Poker as its Official Online Platform
Anticipating the shut-down of illegal poker sites by the Federal Government followed by the eventual regulation of online gaming in America, I.C.O.N., the Independent Casino Online Network, today unveiled its vision for the future. MarketWire

Molecular Imaging (MI) Market to Reach $6 Billion by 2015
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new market intelligence report "Molecular Imaging: A Market Coming of Age" to their collection of diagnostics market research. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?ProductID=6488805 MarketWire

New Video-Based Lesson Plans on Global Environmental, Health, and Political Issues Available Free to Educators via Curriki
As a result of its Video Lesson Plan Challenge (www.curriki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Main/VideoLessonChallenge), Curriki, the leading K-12 global community for creating, sharing, and finding open learning resources, today recognized five educators with cash awards for their work in developing a student-oriented K-12 lesson plan, where video is a key medium used to teach students a particular subject MarketWire

GOGL - Notice of Annual General Meeting
Golden Ocean Group Limited announces that its 2011 Annual General Meetingwillbe held on September 23, 2011. A copy of the Notice of Annual GeneralMeetingand associated information including the Company`s Consolidated FinancialStatements for 2009 can be found on our website at www.goldenocean.bm andin thelinks below MarketWire

Argentex Mining Corporation: Kasia Vein Returns 19.00 Meters of 1.72 g/t Au and 74.2 g/t Ag at Pinguino, Including 8.00 Meters of 2.81 g/t Au and 129.4 g/t Ag
Argentex Mining Corporation ("Argentex" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: ATX)(OTCBB: AGXMF) 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

Aroway Energy Inc. Information to Be Available Through Standard & Poor's Market Access Program
AROWAY ENERGY INC. (TSX VENTURE: ARW)(PINK SHEETS: ARWJF) (www.arowayenergy MarketWire

Knightsbridge Tankers Limited: VLCCF - Notice of Annual General Meeting 2011
Knightsbridge Tankers Limited (the"Company") announces that its 2011 AnnualGeneral Meeting will be held on September 23, 2011. A copy of the Notice ofAnnual General Meeting and associated information including the Company'sAnnualReport on Form 20-F for 2010 can be found on our website atwww.knightsbridgetankers.com and attached to this press release. MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan Launches the Emerging Markets Growth Series Addressing the Rise of the Next Generation Economic Powerhouses
To assist global CEOs and their growth teams in identifying expansion opportunities in emerging markets, Frost & Sullivan announces the launch of the Emerging Market Growth Series. This new multi-level interactive offering provides powerful insights and a platform to discuss opportunities and challenges in critical emerging markets, with the spotlight on key countries MarketWire

Seven Arts Pictures Announces Substitution of Its NASDAQ Listing to Seven Arts Entertainment and Exchange of Its Shares for Common Stock of Seven Arts Entertainment and Appointment of Robert Kaiser to the Board of Seven Arts Entertainment
Seven Arts Pictures PLC (NASDAQ: SAPX) (the "Company") today announced NASDAQ has approved the substitution of Seven Arts Entertainment Inc. ("Seven Arts" or "SAE") for the Company's NASDAQ listing, effective at the opening of trading on September 1, 2011 MarketWire

SaleSpider.com Introduces a Brand New User Interface
SaleSpider.com has launched a new user interface which has made the site faster and more optimized for its over 850,000 users. The newly optimized UI lets midsize businesses know where to advertise for free, coupled with a much faster site overall allowing for clients to get the most out of their website promotion strategy and optimized business marketing. MarketWire

Outdoor Power Equipment Institute Announces New CEO and President, Kris Kiser
The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kris Kiser as the Institute's next President and CEO, succeeding retiring President and CEO Bill Harley. Mr. Kiser formerly served as the Institute's Executive Vice President and COO. MarketWire

DigitalGlobe to Present at the William Blair Emerging Growth Stock Conference
DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), a leading global provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions, today announced that its management will be presenting at the William Blair Emerging Growth Stock Conference in New York City on Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 11:00am ET. MarketWire

Southern Home Medical Achieves Seventh Consecutive Month of Profitability and Record Revenues in July
Southern Home Medical Equipment, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SHOM), a holding company providing healthcare services, staffing and durable medical equipment to medical institutions, announced today that it has achieved its seventh consecutive month of profitability and record revenues in July 2011. Corporate revenues were $116,204 in July 2011, 25% higher than revenues of $93,047 reported in July 2010 MarketWire

Pigs Really Can Fly! With Pet Airways
Pet Airways, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of The PAWS Pet Company, Inc. (OTCQB: PAWS) (PINKSHEETS: PAWS) answered the age-old question, "Can Pigs Fly?" with a resounding YES! Bosley, a pot-bellied pig rescued by the Tri County Humane Society of Boca Raton, Florida, will become the first of his species to fly on a Pet Airways flight, travelling from Florida to New York. MarketWire

Totally Green to Hold Investor Update Conference Call on Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. ET
Totally Green, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TLGN), a pioneer in organic food processing systems and compostable packaging alternatives, will hold a conference call on Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time to provide a company status update and outline near-term and long-term goals. MarketWire

D. Medical Reports Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results
D. Medical Industries Ltd. (NASDAQ: DMED)(TASE: DMED) ("D. Medical" or the "Company"), a medical device company engaged through its subsidiaries in the research, development, manufacture and sale of innovative products for diabetes treatment and drug delivery, today announced financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2011 MarketWire

Network Equipment Technologies Provides Global Services in Support of Large Enterprise Deployments of Microsoft Lync
Network Equipment Technologies, Inc. ("NET") (NASDAQ: NWK), a leading provider of enterprise-class networking solutions optimized for secure real-time communications in unified communications (UC), SIP Trunking and enterprise mobility, today announced a set of new global support initiatives. MarketWire

Kapow Software(TM) Announces Salesforce(R) AppExchange(R) Certification for Katalyst Application Integration Platform
Kapow Software, the leading innovator in cloud application integration, announced the certification of its Salesforce AppExchange listing for the Kapow Katalyst Application Integration Platform MarketWire

Augme Technologies Scheduled to Present at the Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference
Augme Technologies, Inc MarketWire

Horizon Pharma Reports Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results
Horizon Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: HZNP) today reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2011 and provided an update on key accomplishments year to date. Total revenue was $1.3 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2011. In accordance with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), net loss for the second quarter of 2011 was $11.6 million, or $7.78 per common share MarketWire

AMAX Partners With VMware on Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) and ESX 5 Performance Testing VMworld 2011
AMAX (www.amax.com), the leading provider of high performance computing (HPC) and comprehensive virtualization solutions, announced at its booth # 553 during VMworld 2011, the joint collaboration with VMware to extensively test and validate a virtualized Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) MarketWire

Global Earth Energy Announces Closing Date of Coal Properties
Global Earth Energy, Inc. (OTCQB: GLER) (OTCBB: GLER) (PINKSHEETS: GLER) announced today that its partially owned Canadian company, Global Earth Natural Resources Inc., which trades on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol 2GN, 2GN:GR on the Bloomberg quote system, a co-owner along with Modern Coal, LLC of Global Earth Natural Resources LLC MarketWire

Oracle Announces Oracle Utilities Network Management System 1.11
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Symantec and VMware Announce Strategic Partnership to Deliver Desktop-as-a-Service Solutions
VMworld 2011 -- Today at VMworld®, 2011, Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) and VMware (NYSE: VMW) announced an expansion of their strategic partnership to define and architect Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) solutions with the goal to provide secure, pre-integrated and well-managed enterprise-quality virtual desktop computing environments for enterprises and IT service providers MarketWire

Oracle Health Sciences Announces Oracle's Spend Monitor Solution
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Cybersecurity Focus Increasing as Organizations Adopt New Computing Models
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced the findings of its 2011 State of Security Survey which explored the state of cybersecurity efforts in organizations of all sizes. For the second year in a row, IT said security is the leading business risk they face, ahead of traditional crime, natural disasters and terrorism MarketWire

Jobscience Mobile Delivers Talent Relationship Management -- Anywhere
Salesforce.com Dreamforce Conference - Jobscience, a leading Talent Relationship Management provider on Force.com, today announced Jobscience Mobile, the industry's first mobile Talent Management app leveraging Force.com, salesforce.com's social enterprise platform for employee apps MarketWire

AVIX Technologies, Inc. Announces ACTUS Deploys Kiosk Solutions in Multiple Hotel Chains
AVIX Technologies, Inc. (the "Company" or "AVIX") (PINKSHEETS: AVIX) announced today that Actus Interactive Software ("ACTUS"), its proposed wholly owned subsidiary, has deployed during the last ninety days its Multi-touch capable, Interactive Kiosk platform in a wide range of hotel locations from coast to coast MarketWire

Century Payments Makes the Inc. 500 Top 20 List for the Second Consecutive Year
Century Payments, Inc., an industry leader in payment processing, announced today its recognition as the 12th fastest growing, privately owned business on the Inc. 500 list by Inc. Magazine. The list represents the most important segment of the economy -- America's independent entrepreneurs. MarketWire

Middle East and Africa System Integration (SI) Services Market to Grow 9% Annually Through 2016
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Middle East and Africa (MEA) System Integration (SI) Services Market Analysis and Forecast (2011-2016)," to their collection of IT Services market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?ProductID=6444034 MarketWire

Natural Anti-Aging Products From a Beauty Expert: Ole Henriksen Skincare
For those who are new to natural skincare, Ole Henriksen's line of potent yet soothing formulas is the perfect place to start. Whether the issue is sensitive skin, puffy eyes or wrinkles, Ole Henriksen offers a variety of products to help boost aging skin using natural ingredients. Find out how to effectively improve a lackluster complexion with Skincare-News MarketWire

Astadia Announces Social Media Offering at Dreamforce 2011
Salesforce.com Dreamforce Conference -- Astadia, a pure-play cloud computing integrator and a top salesforce.com partner, today announces the ability for companies to build out a social enterprise plan by receiving an instant social media assessment followed by a more comprehensive workshop. This announcement was made today at Dreamforce 2011, the cloud computing event of the year MarketWire

New Data Shows Service Providers Can Make Web Downloads Ten Times Faster Using CacheFlow Appliances
Blue Coat Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: BCSI) announced that new data collected from live deployments shows that Blue Coat® CacheFlow® 5000 appliances for carrier caching can dramatically improve user Web experience. This data demonstrates that CacheFlow appliances achieve, on average, ten times faster Web downloads for video and other Web 2 MarketWire

Bunchball's Nitro for Salesforce to Launch on AppExchange, the World's Most-Popular Marketplace for Business Apps
Salesforce.com Dreamforce Conference -- Bunchball today announced Nitro for Salesforce on the AppExchange. The platform brings a proven, scalable gamification solution to the cloud to help drive employee engagement and performance. Built using Force.com, salesforce MarketWire

Ceradyne, Inc. Announces Common Stock Repurchase Program
Ceradyne, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDN) announced today that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to $100 million of Ceradyne common stock in open market transactions, including block purchases, or in privately negotiated transactions. This authorization is in addition to the approximately $7 MarketWire

VirtuOz Intelligent Virtual Agents Now Available on Salesforce.com's AppExchange, the World's Most Popular Marketplace for Business Apps
Salesforce.com Dreamforce Conference -- VirtuOz, Inc., a leading provider of intelligent virtual agents (IVAs) for online customer service, today announced the availability of VirtuOz IVAs on the AppExchange MarketWire

Angel Contact Center Now Available on Salesforce.com's AppExchange
Salesforce.com Dreamforce Conference -- Angel, a leading provider of enterprise-focused, cloud-based customer experience management solutions, today announced the availability of Angel Contact Center on the AppExchange, the leading marketplace for business apps. Built using Force.com, salesforce MarketWire

Avata EPM Now Available on Salesforce.com AppExchange, the World's Most-Popular Marketplace for Business Apps
Salesforce.com Dreamforce Conference - Avata Technologies Corporation today announced the availability of Avata EPM on AppExchange. Built using Force.com, salesforce.com's social enterprise platform for employee apps, Avata EPM is immediately available for test drive and deployment on AppExchange at http://www.salesforce.com/appexchange/ MarketWire

Luma Technologies App Now Available on the Salesforce.com AppExchange
Salesforce.com Dreamforce Conference - Luma Technologies, a global provider of cloud-based, localized marketing and sales tools, today announced the availability of the Luma platform on the Salesforce AppExchange. MarketWire

GuestLogix Creates North American Center for Excellence with Launch of New Operation and Management Team in the U.S.A.
GuestLogix Inc. (TSX: GXI), the leading global provider of onboard store technology to airlines and the passenger travel industry, announced today that it will formally establish a U.S. head office, located in Dallas, Texas MarketWire

WABCO Introduces Breakthrough Technology in Air Compression as Part of Renewal of Major Contract With Global Manufacturer of Commercial Vehicles
WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC) (www.wabco-auto MarketWire

Titan Pharmaceuticals Confirms Meeting With U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Titan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB: TTNP) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has confirmed an October 25, 2011 Pre-New Drug Application (Pre-NDA) meeting with Titan regarding Probuphine™ MarketWire

BoeFly Responds to Hurricane Irene Crisis With a Special Program to Accelerate Small Business Access to Capital
BoeFly, the online marketplace connecting small businesses seeking financing with more than 1,000 lenders from around the country, has established a rapid response discount program to support those small business affected by Hurricane Irene. MarketWire

MHR Exchangeco Corporation Declares Warrant Dividend on Exchangeable Shares
MHR Exchangeco Corporation ("MHR Exchangeco"), an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (NYSE: MHR) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrC) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrD) ("Magnum Hunter"), announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a dividend in the form of warrants to purchase shares of Magnum Hunter's common stock at $10 MarketWire

GlobeImmune Promotes Jeffrey Dekker to Vice President of Finance
GlobeImmune Inc. announced today the promotion of Jeffrey Dekker to Vice President of Finance. Mr. Dekker previously served as Controller and Senior Director Finance at GlobeImmune since joining the company in 2006. MarketWire

EnviroXtract, Inc. Implements Initial Stock Restructuring
EnviroXtract, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: EVXA) Management announces today that significant changes to the Company's stock structure have recently been implemented that should benefit the Company and its shareholders. MarketWire

Westell's ConferencePlus(R) Collaborates With American Cancer Society to Educate and Empower Volunteer Staff With Multimedia Website
Conference Plus, Inc. (ConferencePlus®), a subsidiary of Westell Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: WSTL), and a leading provider of global conferencing solutions, today announced a collaboration with American Cancer Society California Division Inc. (ACSCD) to develop a unique web portal solution designed to educate and empower the ACSCD volunteer staff. MarketWire

African Customer Extends DSA to Support Number Selection and Mobile Broadband Services
Evolving Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVOL), a leading provider of software solutions and services to the wireless, wireline and IP carrier market, today announced that an African customer has placed a significant upgrade order for the Company's Dynamic SIM Allocation™ (DSA) solution, providing support for mobile broadband and number selection. MarketWire

Doggie Day Care Available in Colorado Springs
Doggie Day Care is one of the many services offered at Northwest Animal Hospital and Pet Care Center. According to the hospital, the Doggie Day Care service provides a monitored and secure environment where canines can stay or play for the entire day. The Colorado Springs Doggie Day Care service offers an alternative to leaving a pet home alone or in a kennel for extended hours MarketWire

Asheville Veterinarians Announce New Website for Communicating With Pet Owners
Charlotte Street Animal Hospital has announced the launch of their new website, http://charlottestreetanimalhospital.com MarketWire

LibraryThing the First Social Networking Site to Offer Lexile Measures
MetaMetrics®, developer of The Lexile® Framework for Reading, and LibraryThing are adding Lexile measures to the LibraryThing website and LibraryThing for Libraries. MarketWire

Lack of Gas Supply Delays Startup of Sravanthi Energy Power Plant, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources India (Delhi, India) -- Sravanthi Energy Private Limited's (SEPL) (Gurgaon, Haryana) natural gas-fired power project has come to a virtual stalemate due to a delay in the commencement of gas supply MarketWire

Constellation Energy Nears Completion of Hurricane Damage Repairs at Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Plant, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Constellation Generation Group LLC, a subsidiary of Constellation Energy Group (NYSE:CEG) (Baltimore, Maryland), is working hard to repair Unit 1 at the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Plant. Damage to the plant occurred on August 27, as Hurricane Irene slammed into Maryland. MarketWire

Lyfe Communications Initiates Bandwidth Upgrade Program for Consumers
Lyfe Communications, Inc. (OTCBB: LYFE), a technology leader in the development of next generation media services integrating TV, high-speed Internet and enhanced voice services, today announced a program to begin the bandwidth improvements that will enable new service delivery to consumers in underserved areas. MarketWire

Davinci Virtual Office Solutions Awarded 21st Fastest Growing Company in Utah
Davinci Virtual, a global provider of virtual office solutions, has been selected as the 21st fastest growing company by the Utah Business 2011 Fast 50 awards. This is the company's 4th consecutive yearly award in the Utah Fast 50. MarketWire

SSM MEDIA Announces Execution of Loan Documents With Inter Global Investments, LLC for Fifty Million Dollars
SSM MEDIA VENUTRES, INC., parent company of B2 Digital, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BTDG), signed loan documents in the amount of $50,000,000.00 (Fifty Million Dollars) with Inter Global Investments, LLC. MarketWire

FRO - Notice of Annual General Meeting 2011
Frontline Ltd. (the "Company") announces that its 2011 Annual GeneralMeetingwill be held on September 23, 2011. A copy of the Notice of Annual GeneralMeeting and associated information including the Company's Annual Report onForm20-F for 2010 can be found on our website at http://www.frontline.bm andattached to this press release MarketWire

DSM and Sinochem Group establish global anti-infectives joint venture
Royal DSM, the global Life Sciencesand Materials Sciences company, announcestoday that it has established the 50/50 global joint venture for itsbusinessgroup DSM Anti-Infectives with Sinochem Group. All applicable regulatoryapprovals and customary clearances from competition authorities have beenreceived. The agreement to form the joint venture was announced in December2010. MarketWire

Tero Ojanpera to leave Nokia
Nokia CorporationStock exchange releaseAugust 31, 2011 at 11.00 (CET +1)Espoo, Finland - Nokia announced today that Tero Ojanperä, ExecutiveVicePresident and a member of the Nokia Leadership Team, will leave Nokia andresignfrom the Nokia Leadership Team at the end of his contract on September 30,2011 MarketWire

Nokia to collaborate with Vision+ fund to foster application development for its ecosystem
Vision+ - a new fund devoted to investing in innovative products Nokia announced today plans to collaborate with Vision+, an independently-runinvestment fund, focused on financing innovative products MarketWire

N.E.I. Treatment Systems Announces Ballast Water Treatment Systems Orders From Bohai Shipbuilding Heavy Industry for VLCC Vessels Being Built for SCF (Sovcomflot) Group
N.E.I. Treatment Systems announced today the receipt of its first order from Bohai Shipbuilding Heavy Industry for two Venturi Oxygen Stripping™ (VOS) Ballast Water Treatment Systems (BWTS) to be installed aboard two 320,000 DWT VLCCs being built for Sovcomflot MarketWire

Allied Gold Mining PLC: Exploration Update
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RIA In A Box Introduces RIA Compliant Bookkeeping Services
RIA In A Box (www.RIAinaBox.com), a consulting business aimed exclusively at efficient creation of registered investment advisory firms, today introduces very low-cost RIA compliant bookkeeping services so RIAs can focus on their advisory business and leave the specialized bookkeeping to the firm's compliance experts MarketWire

Option reports First Half Year 2011 results
Option N.V. (EURONEXT Brussels: OPTI; OTC:OPNVY), the wireless technology company, today announced its resultsfor thefirst half fiscal year ended June 30, 2011. The financial informationreportedin this release is presented in Euros and has been prepared in accordancewiththe recognition and measurement criteria of IFRS as adopted by theEuropeanUnion MarketWire

AMG business unit celebrates 100 year anniversary
AMG Advanced Metallurgical GroupN.V., ("AMG",EURONEXT AMSTERDAM: "AMG") announces that GfE Gesellschaft fürElektrometallurgie mbH ("GfE"), part of AMG's Advanced Materials Division,iscelebrating its 100 year anniversary in September 2011 MarketWire

RHJ International Reports Consolidated Interim Financial Results for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2011
Please, find enclosed the press release issued today by RHJ Internationalannouncing its consolidated interim financial results for the six monthsendedJune 30, 2011. RHJ International will hold a conference call on its Half-Year earningsrelease today, Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at 3:30 pm (CET - Brussels) MarketWire

KFC and the SoCal KFC Colonel in Search of the Southland's Best Cook
In the news release, "KFC and the SoCal KFC Colonel in Search of the Southland's Best Cook," issued Tuesday, August 30, 2011 by KFC Southern California, we are advised by the company that the name of the competition has been changed to "Southern California KFC Cooks Challenge." Complete corrected text follows. MarketWire

Agria's New Zealand Listed Subsidiary, PGG Wrightson Completes Divestment of Finance Division
Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based company with investments in the agriculture sector, today announced that all conditions required for the sale of PGG Wrightson Finance ("PWF") by Agria's New Zealand listed subsidiary, PGG Wrightson (NZX: PGW) ("PGW") have been confirmed and settlement of the sale to Heartland New Zealand ("Heartland") has been completed. MarketWire

Meadows Bank Announces Recent SBA Loan Closings in Utah Totaling Over $5.6 Million
Meadows Bank, a full service community bank specializing in Small Business Administration (SBA) and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) loans, headquartered in Las Vegas, NV announced today it has provided SBA loans totaling over $5.6 million to four businesses in Utah. The businesses are Utah Veterinarian Center, Aarons Rents, Apple 1 Food Stores, and Jordan Family Medical Clinic. MarketWire

Randgold Resources announces Total Voting Rights
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HMS receives Design-win with a 6 MSEK value on an annual basis.
HMS Networks AB (publ) has signed a blanket agreement, Design-win, with one of Europe's leading manufacturers of industrial automation equipment for automated assembly systems. The customer will use HMS Anybus® technology in Anybus-CC modules to add flexible communication solutions to its product offering GlobeNewswire

Thunderbird Resorts Inc.: Half-Year Report 2011 Filing Announcement
Thunderbird Resorts Inc. /Thunderbird Resorts Inc.: Half-Year Report 2011 Filing Announcement. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

SHARE REPURCHASE 31.8.2011
Solteq Plc        ANNOUNCEMENT         31.8.2011  SHARE REPURCHASE 31.8.2011 In the Helsinki Stock Exchange   Trade date31.8.2011 Bourse tradeBUYShareSTQ1VAmount5.000sharesTotal cost5 GlobeNewswire

Total voting rights:ADVA AG Optical Networking:Publication pursuant to §26a WpHG (the German Securities Trading Act) with the aim of pan-European distribution
ADVA AG Optical Networking / /Publication pursuant to §26a WpHG (the German Securities Trading Act) with the aim of pan-European distribution . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

PETROGRAND AB: INTERIM REPORT JANUARY-JUNE 2011
INTERIM REPORT JANUARY- JUNE 2011 GlobeNewswire

ENR Russia Invest SA announces 2011 half-year results
ENR Russia Invest SA /ENR Russia Invest SA announces 2011 half-year results. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Regulated information - Ageas and Norges Bank: Notification
In accordance with the rules on financial transparency, Norges Bank sent a notification on 24 August 2011 advising that, on 22 August 2011, its interest has exceeded the threshold of 5% of the shares issued by Ageas and reached 5.04%. GlobeNewswire

Sony Ericsson unveils its fastest entertainment experiences to date with Xperia(TM) arc S
Xperia(TM) arc S has a powerful 1.4 Ghz processor delivering up to 25% faster entertainment compared to Xperia arc (TM) Winner of the EISA award "European Camera Phone 2011-2012"* GlobeNewswire

co.don AG supports international congress for cartilage reconstruction surgery
co.don AG /co.don AG supports international congress for cartilage reconstruction surgery. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Ahlsell's acquisition of NEA Elmateriel AB
The Swedish Competition Authority has decided to approve the acquisition. GlobeNewswire

ITCL - Notice of Annual General Meeting 2011
Independent Tankers Corporation Limited (the "Company") announces that its 2011 Annual General Meeting will be held on September 23, 2011. A copy of the Notice of Annual General Meeting and associated information including the Company's Annual Report can be found on our website at http://www.itcl.bm/ and attached to this press release. GlobeNewswire

ASPO TO ESTABLISH A NEW GROUP EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
ASPO Plc STOCK EXCHANGE BULLETIN   August 31, 2011 at 15:00 Aspo Group will update its management system in order to effectively utilize the experience and competence of the conglomerate's different business operations. The updated management system will ensure Aspo's long-term growth and ability to meet profitability goals GlobeNewswire

Vaisala to Combine its Weather Businesses
Vaisala Corporation                    Stock Exchange Release            August 31, 2011 at 1 p.m GlobeNewswire

Corrections to Average Wholesale Funding Margins
Pohjola Pankki Oyj /Corrections to Average Wholesale Funding Margins. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

VLCCF - Notice of Annual General Meeting 2011
Knightsbridge Tankers Limited (the "Company") announces that its 2011 Annual General Meeting will be held on September 23, 2011. A copy of the Notice of Annual General Meeting and associated information including the Company's Annual Report on Form 20-F for 2010 can be found on our website at www.knightsbridgetankers.com and attached to this press release. GlobeNewswire

J.P. Morgan Structured Products B.V. Interim Report for the 6 month Period ended 30 June 2011
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Bombardier Announces Financial Results for the Second Quarter Ended July 31, 2011
Bombardier Inc. /Bombardier Announces Financial Results for the Second Quarter Ended July 31, 2011 . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Perket Technologies Partners with Stonesoft to Expand Managed Security Offering, Reduce Network Admin Times by 60 Percent
Perket to be first MSSP to offer Stonesoft's Anti-Evasion Readiness Test Service GlobeNewswire

Hopkins County Schools Choose Wizcom's Research-Based Reading Pen 2 Assistive Technology to Support Students with Learning Disabilities
Wizcom Technologies Ltd. /Hopkins County Schools Choose Wizcom's Research-Based Reading Pen 2 Assistive Technology to Support Students with Learning Disabilities . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Anttila's new logistics centre will improve operating efficiency and save energy
KESKO CORPORATION PRESS RELEASE 31.08.2011 AT 14.00 GlobeNewswire

TOTAL SUCCESS OF SOLVAY RECOMMENDED TENDER OFFER FOR RHODIA
Brussels and Paris, August 31st 2011 GlobeNewswire

SEB opens for business in Hong Kong
SEB today announced the bank has received its local banking license in Hong Kong and can now begin to serve its clients locally. SEB in Hong Kong will offer a wide range of products for corporate clients, global financial institutions with activities in the Asian market and Asian institutions interested in international diversification GlobeNewswire

Tero Ojanperä to leave Nokia
Nokia CorporationStock exchange releaseAugust 31, 2011 at 11.00 (CET +1) GlobeNewswire

Noreco company presentation
Stavanger, 31 August 2011: Norwegian Energy Company ASA (Noreco) will today hold a company presentation at the Pareto Securities Oil & Offshore Conference 2011 in Oslo. The presentation is attached and is also available on www.noreco.com. GlobeNewswire

Qurius'CEO Leen Zevenbergen comments on transformation process and strategic developments
Following the publication of our Interim Report, Leen Zevenbergen, gives his comments on the three year transformation process of the company and the current strategic developments. GlobeNewswire

Economic Outlook: Signs of crisis
Leading economic indicators suggest that the world economy is facing a very uncertain period. Activity has slowed sharply in both the US and the Euro area, and our baseline scenario now factors in low growth in the "old world" over most of the forecast period (now up to and including 2013) GlobeNewswire

Small gas discovery in the Norwegian Sea
Stavanger, 31 August 2011: Norwegian Energy Company ASA (Noreco) is pleased to announce that the drilling of exploration well 6407/5-2S in license PL471 in the Norwegian Sea is about to be completed, and has resulted in a small gas discovery. GlobeNewswire

Presentation held by EMGS at Pareto Securities' Oil & Offshore Conference 2011
CEO of EMGS ASA, Roar Bekker, will hold a presentation at Pareto Securities' Oil & Offshore Conference 2011 in Oslo, Norway, today 31 August, 2011. Please find the presentation enclosed. GlobeNewswire

EMGS announces agreement to acquire OHM
Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) has entered into an agreement to acquire OHM Surveys Holding AS (OHM), a marine electromagnetic (EM) acquisition company, from certain funds controlled by Sector Asset Management and Seatrans Group (Euro Trans Skips AS) for USD 15.75 million in a stock-for-stock transaction. GlobeNewswire

Orkla seeks majority in Jotun - offers to buy A shares
Orkla has sent a letter to shareholders in Jotun AS offering to buy their A shares at a price of NOK 70,000 per share. Orkla wishes to increase its exposure in its current core areas. Over a period of almost 40 years, Orkla has been an active minority shareholder, and now wishes to take part in the further development of Jotun as a majority shareholder GlobeNewswire

Bavarian Nordic awards warrants to board, management and certain employees
Kvistgård, Denmark, August 31, 2011 - Bavarian Nordic A/S (OMX: BAVA) today announced that the Board of Directors in Bavarian Nordic has decided to award warrants to management, certain employees in the Company and its subsidiaries and the Board of Directors GlobeNewswire

Bavarian Nordic Reports First Half 2011 Financial Results
-- Conference Call Scheduled August 31, 2011 at 2 p.m. CET - Kvistgaard, Denmark, August 31, 2011 - Bavarian Nordic A/S (OMX: BAVA) today announced its half year 2011 results. Revenue generated for the six months ended June 30, 2011 were DKK 58 million, compared to DKK 175 million for the six months ended June 30, 2010. GlobeNewswire

Outotec collaborates with the Mongolian government to develop mining and metallurgical processing of Mongolian mineral resources
OUTOTEC OYJ PRESS RELEASE, AUGUST 31, 2011 AT 9.00 AM GlobeNewswire

Elcoteq SE's Interim Report January-June 2011 (unaudited)
Elcoteq SE Stock Exchange Release  August 31, 2011, at 9.00 am (EET) GlobeNewswire

Elcoteq's three Finnish subsidiaries file for bankruptcy - parent to continue controlled management process
Elcoteq SEStock Exchange Release August 31, 2011 at 8:50 (EET) GlobeNewswire

Orkla submits offer to buy A shares in Jotun
The offer has been made by Orkla's wholly-owned subsidiary, Lilleborg AS, and concerns the purchase of all the A shares in Jotun AS that are not already owned by Orkla (i.e. a total of 72,019 A shares). The price offered, NOK 70,000 per A share, is payable in cash GlobeNewswire

Interim Report 2011 - ROODMICROTEC N.V. growing on all fronts
Zwolle, 31 August 2011 GlobeNewswire

Half year report 2011 KBC Bank
Regulated information* - 31 August 2011 (before trading hours) GlobeNewswire

Ad-hoc Media release: Feintool adjusts financial year to calendar year
Feintool International Holding AG /Ad-hoc Media release: Feintool adjusts financial year to calendar year. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Interim report January - June 2011
Net turnover for the interim period amounted to SEK 20.3 m (16.6). For the second quarter the turnover amounted to SEK 9.7 m (8.6)  The result after tax amounted to SEK -10.0 m (76.3). For the second quarter the result after tax amounted to SEK -9.5 m (113.6). In the comparative period a composition gain of SEK 117.4 m was recorded. Earnings per share amounted to SEK -0.10 (4 GlobeNewswire

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