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India better placed to handle global crisis: Mukherjee
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said India is in a better position than other countries to manage the impact of an uncertain global economic situation following the developments in the United States and the euro zone. ANI

Fujitsu Launches Cloud Service for Analytical Simulations
Fujitsu announced today the launch of a new cloud service for analytical simulations in the area of technical computing called TC Cloud ACN Newswire

Brazil Market Outlook Strong for Hong Kong Companies
Brazil, the largest economy in Latin America and the nation with the highest per-capita GDP among so-called BRIC countries, has plenty to offer Hong Kong companies, according to new research conducted by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) ACN Newswire

Trony Provides PV Power Generation Systems to Shenzhen Universiade
Trony Solar Holdings Company Limited ("Trony" or the "Company", stock code: 2468 ACN Newswire

Chinaqualitycrafts.com: Android Tablet PC's Oversupply Forced Manufacturers into Price War
According to the recent research of Chinaqualitycrafts.com flat-panel computers equipped with the Android operating system have an oversupply. A large number of unsold inventory has piled up in the warehouses. Chinaqualitycrafts ACN Newswire

POWER-GEN Asia Facilitates the Nuclear Debate
POWER-GEN Asia, the region's premier conference and exhibition for the power generation, transmission and distribution industries, continues to gather momentum in the build up to the 19th annual conference and exhibition this September by receiving the support and endorsement of the Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation (MOSTI) ACN Newswire

Antony Young Takes Over as Spikes Asia Media Jury President
The Spikes Asia Media Jury, which awards excellence in media strategy, planning and execution, will now be chaired by Antony Young, formerly CEO of Optimedia US, incoming CEO Mindshare North America. He takes over from Mark Patterson, CEO of GroupM Asia Pacific, previously announced as Media jury president, who has had to withdraw due to unforeseen work commitments ACN Newswire

Gulfstream G150 Certified for China Registration
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. has received type certificate validation (TCV) for its G150 aircraft from the Civil Aviation Administration of China, a move that allows operators to register the wide-cabin, high-speed business jet there."This is reflective of the growing worldwide popularity of Gulfstream aircraft," said Larry Flynn, senior vice president, Marketing and Sales, Gulfstream ACN Newswire

Sound Global Interim Consolidated Revenue Jumped 64.4% to RMB1,060.3 Million
The board of directors ("the Board") of Sound Global Ltd. ("Sound Global", or the "Company"; Hong Kong Stock Code: 0967.HK; Singapore Stock Code: E6E.SI) is pleased to announce its unaudited consolidated results of the Company and its subsidiaries (collectively the "Group") for the six months ended 30 June 2011 ("the Period") ACN Newswire

Standard and Poor's and Moody's Upgrade Panama Outlook to Positive
Petaquilla Minerals Ltd. (TSX: PTQ)(OTCBB: PTQMF)(FRANKFURT: P7Z) announces that both Standard & Poor's and Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") have recently raised Panama's sovereign rating outlook from stable to positive. MarketWire

Back-to-School Scholarships From American College of Education Total $348,000
The cost of earning a master's degree from the American College of Education is now more affordable than ever. Teachers across the country who begin one of the college's online master's degree programs during the Fall semester beginning September 5th will earn a $580 Back-to-School Scholarship to apply towards their tuition. Overall, a total of $348,000 in scholarships is guaranteed. MarketWire

ESG Operations, Inc. Named Among Top 200 Environmental Firms in the Country by Engineering News-Record (ENR)
ESG Operations, Inc. has been named one of the Top 200 Environmental firms in the United States by Engineering News-Record (ENR), a renowned and respected trade publication for the AEC (architecture, engineering and construction) industry worldwide MarketWire

Love Blossoms at the Festival of Arts: Art Provides the Medium for Marriage Proposals as the Summer Art Season Turns Into the Season of Love
2011 has proven to be the "Summer of Love" at the Laguna Beach Festival of Arts / Pageant of the Masters. Two couples, totally unrelated, got engaged on Saturday night, both through commissioned art created by Festival of Arts exhibiting artists! MarketWire

Talon International Sets Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results Investor Conference Call for Thursday, August 11, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. ET
Talon International, Inc. (OTCQB: TALN), a leading global supplier of zippers, apparel fasteners, trim and interlining products, will hold a conference call on Thursday, August 11, 2011 to discuss its second quarter and first half financial results for the period ended June 30, 2011. The results will be issued in a press release after the close of market on August 11, 2011. MarketWire

Gold Resource Corporation Announces Second Quarter Conference Call
Gold Resource Corporation (NYSE Amex: GORO) today announced the timing of its second quarter CEO conference call scheduled August 10, 2011. Gold Resource Corporation is a low-cost gold producer with operations in the southern state of Oaxaca, Mexico. The Company has returned over $22 million to shareholders in special monthly dividends since declaring commercial production July 1st, 2010. MarketWire

Houston-Clear Lake Vascular Disease Specialists Drs. Mark Skellenger and Michael Bardwil Join Forces
The area's two most prominent vascular disease specialists, Dr. Mark Skellenger of Cosmetic Vein Centers of Texas and Dr. Michael Bardwil of Texas Vein & Cosmetic Specialists, join forces to provide superior vascular care to the greater Houston and Clear Lake areas. MarketWire

NIS Holdings Receives All Cash Buyout Offer at 18 Cents per Share by Global Stock Investments Ltd.
NIS Holdings Corp. (OTCQB: NISC) (PINKSHEETS: NISC), is pleased to announce that it has received a. 18 per share all cash buyout offer by Global Stock Investments Ltd. which expressed this way its desire to have a controlling percentage on NIS Holdings. This comes as a follow up to the equity facility agreement referred to in our previous announcement on June 21st MarketWire

OmniComm Systems Appoints Jonathan Seltzer, M.D., M.B.A. to Board of Directors; Announces Change in Directors
OmniComm Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: OMCM), one of the fastest growing companies in the EDC marketplace; today announced the appointment of Dr. Jonathan Seltzer to its Board of Directors. MarketWire

Tao Minerals Announces Positive Geological Sample Results on Las Aguadas Project, Colombia
Tao Minerals Ltd. (OTCQB: TAON) (TAO) is pleased to provide an update regarding the Las Aguadas project in Caldas department, Colombia about which it signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to form a joint venture with Bullet Holding Corp. of Medellin, Colombia in July. MarketWire

Jones Soda Co., New Jersey Nets End Sponsorship Agreement
Jones Soda Co. (NASDAQ: JSDA) and the New Jersey Nets today announced the two parties have agreed not to continue their sponsorship relationship, effective immediately. The former sponsorship had enabled Jones Soda to be the exclusive provider of carbonated beverages to the new Barclays Center in Brooklyn, per the sponsorship agreement signed in 2007. MarketWire

Oregon Strawberry Commission Guides Consumers to Safe Strawberry Consumption Post-Recall
The Oregon Strawberry Commission is offering guidance for Oregon consumers of fresh fruits after Oregon Public Health officials identified fresh strawberries from a Newberg farm as the source of a cluster of Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections that sickened at least 10 people last month, including one person who died. MarketWire

VEGAS.com Spices Things Up With "Rooms With Benefits"
VEGAS.com has combined the hottest deals and top hotels to offer the ultimate room with benefits in Sin City. MarketWire

Distributed Sun's Solar Energy Investment Company Profitable in 15 Months
Distributed Sun LLC (D-SUN), a DC-based, commercial project developer, distributed power-producer and Solar Energy Investment Company (SEIC) manager, announced today that its inaugural SEIC, sunONE, achieved break-even on June 23, 2011, following initial investment capital calls during Q1 of 2010 MarketWire

WVT Communications Designates New President of Warwick Valley Telephone Company
Duane Albro, President and CEO of WVT Communications (WVT) (NASDAQ: WWVY), has announced that Virginia Quackenbush has been designated President, Warwick Valley Telephone Company, a division of WVT Communications. Her duties will include overseeing all telephone operations in the areas where Warwick Valley Telephone Co MarketWire

Golden Minerals Reports Second Quarter 2011 Results
Golden Minerals Company ("Golden Minerals" or the "Company") (NYSE Amex: AUMN) (TSX: AUM) announces results for the second quarter 2011. MarketWire

WVT Communications Finalizes $17 Million Acquisition of Alteva
Warwick Valley Telephone Company ("WVT Communications," "WVT" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: WWVY), a full service cloud communications company, has finalized the acquisition of Alteva just weeks after the official announcement. Following the closing, Alteva has begun integrating its operations with the existing cloud communications group of WVT MarketWire

5 Home Improvement Projects for Under $25
Today's cost conscious home owner is focused on two things: reducing costs and protecting the value of their home. Accordingly, HouseMaster, the first and one of the largest home inspection franchisors in North America, provides homeowners with simple tips on how to maintain and update their homes with fixes that they can inexpensively do on their own. MarketWire

Tips for Back-to-School Success
With summer coming to a close, perhaps your child is resisting trading in his or her fun, leisurely schedule for the school routine. "End of summer is bittersweet for some children, while others are much more fearful about going back to the classroom," says Eileen Huntington, co-founder of Huntington Learning Center MarketWire

FactRight, LLC Chooses Trunity Connect to Educate and Protect Financial Advisors... Impressed With Trunity's Flexibility and Ability to Engage the Audience
FactRight, LLC has chosen to leverage Trunity Connect to manage the education and certification of financial advisors on Investaire.com. FactRight provides industry leading education and risk management services to broker dealer clients. Through their education site Investaire MarketWire

Mercantile Bancorp Names Interim President and CEO
Mercantile Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE Amex: MBR) today announced Lee R. Keith has been appointed, effective today, as the acting and interim President and CEO of Mercantile Bancorp, Inc. (the "Company") and Chairman of Mercantile Bank. The appointment is contingent on the approval of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Federal Reserve Bank. MarketWire

Chicago Retail Solutions Blowing 2011 Forecast Out of the Water at Midway Point of the Year
Chicago Retail Solutions (www.chicagoretailsolutions.com) announced today that, on the wave of unprecedented growth through the first two quarters in 2011, they will be opening a new location in Schaumburg, IL within the next few weeks. After only a few months in the Chicago-land area, Chicago Retail Solutions has made a huge splash in the marketplace MarketWire

Jewell, Former First Lady of Death Row Records Resurfaces on Best Hand Entertainment With a Book and an Album
Best Hand Entertainment, LLC is being touted as the new Motown Records. The company which boasts three divisions: Best Hand Entertainment, Best Hand Music and Best Hand Publishing Company has joined forces with Jewell Caples, former Death Row Records First Lady who is the company's Vice President and is signed to Best Hand Music as one of its premiere artists as well. MarketWire

Georgia State Purchasing Division Improves Statewide Strategic Sourcing With Oracle's PeopleSoft Enterprise Applications
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

BayHill Capital Corporation and Proteus Energy Corporation Announce Signing of Merger Agreement
BayHill Capital Corporation (OTCBB: BYHL) and Proteus Energy Corporation, a privately held company, announced today that they entered into a merger agreement pursuant to which BayHill will acquire Proteus in a reverse merger transaction. MarketWire

CH2M HILL Employees' Donations to Water For People Surpass $1 Million
Employees of CH2M HILL donated more than $1 million to Water For People during the nine years of the company's annual Workplace Giving Campaign. The global, full-service consulting, design, construction, and operations firm hosted the organization's first Workplace Giving Campaign in 2003. This year's month-long campaign raised more than $223,000, bringing total employee donations to $1,067,000 MarketWire

Afghan United Bank Deploys Oracle FLEXCUBE Universal Banking Solution to Deliver Banking Services and Support Growth
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Sahara Sam's Oasis Indoor Water Park Is Calling All Daredevils to Try SAMAZON Ropes Adventure
Four Stories high, SAMAZON Ropes Adventure at Sahara Sam's Oasis Indoor Water Park is the first of its kind in the region and the TALLEST IN THE WORLD. MarketWire

CaroTrans Teams Up With Leading Middle East NVO, The CSS Group
CaroTrans, a leading global NVOCC (Non vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, announces today a new alliance with the CSS Group (Consolidated Shipping Services Group), a fast-growing NVOCC and total logistics company based and headquartered in Dubai, UAE MarketWire

ActionApp Corporation to Provide 100% Rebate on Paid Apps
Andiamo Corporation (PINKSHEETS: ANDI) reports that its subsidiary ActionApp Corporation (www.action-app.com) has entered into an agreement with AppRedeem, Inc. (www.appredeem.com) to provide a unique opportunity to their users by allowing them to upgrade from the ActionApp free app versions to the paid versions and get a 100% rebate of the cost. MarketWire

Brigham Exploration Announces Additional Montana Bakken Completions, Updates Core Acreage for Drilling Successes, and Provides Smart Pad Efficiency and Williston Basin Operations Update
Brigham Exploration Company (NASDAQ: BEXP) announced additional Montana Bakken drilling successes with the completion of the Storvik 7-6 #1H and the Charley 10-15 #1H at early 24-hour peak rates of approximately 2,066 and 1,069 barrels of oil equivalent, respectively MarketWire

Dan Rather Chair Trains Citizen Journalists Overseas
As mass anti-government protests flare across several countries in the Middle East and North Africa, citizen journalists are playing an important role in the coverage of these important events. MarketWire

ChaCha.com Outperforms on Smartphones at Triple the Norm
ChaCha, the #1 free real-time question and answer service, generates significant traffic through the mobile Web and mobile Apps as well as its SMS text messaging based service. ChaCha.com received over 260 million page views in the first half of 2011 with 21% of this traffic coming from mobile devices according to Omniture MarketWire

Avnet's Roy Vallee to Receive OneNeck IT Services' People's Choice Lifetime Achievement Award at 2011 Governor's Celebration of Innovation
From a field of top-tier candidates showcasing leadership in Arizona's technology sector, the Arizona Technology Council in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority, today announced that Roy Vallee, executive chairman of the board of Avnet Inc MarketWire

INVESTBANK Deploys Oracle FLEXCUBE Universal Banking Solution to Enhance Banking Services to Clients and Support Growth
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers Releases July 2011 Index
Separating themselves from the broader market, investors pushed the AGEM Index upward to a level not seen in 15 months as 10 of the 17 publicly traded global gaming suppliers reported a month-over-month increase in their stock valuations during the month of July 2011. Overall, the AGEM Index grew 3.46 points, or 3.1 percent, closing at 114.07 points MarketWire

Capital Hoedown Set to Deliver a Star-Studded Country Music Line-Up
Capital Hoedown 2011, North America's largest summer country music festival, is getting ready to deliver 3 days of country music's top performers. The festival begins August 11th with a stellar line-up that includes Kenny Chesney, Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Rascal Flatts, and ten other performers MarketWire

Revolver Magazine's Tribute to the Troops
HARD-ROCK AND HEAVY-METAL MUSICIANS "SALUTE THE TROOPS" in the new issue of REVOLVER magazine, available everywhere on August 16 in anticipation of the 10-year anniversary of the 9-11 tragedy. Inside, cover stars FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH talk about how their 2010 trip to the Middle East to play for U.S. troops helped bring them together and inspired their new album "American Capitalist MarketWire

Enjoy Fall's Luxuries With a Getaway at One of In Villas Veritas' Unique Luxury Properties
Whether you want an action packed break or a relaxing escape, fall is the ideal time for a getaway. With properties in some of the world's most idyllic destinations, In Villas Veritas can cater to a visitor's every need. MarketWire

Aristocrat's "Michael Godard's Rockin' Olives" Video Slot to Make Atlantic City Debut at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa
Aristocrat Technologies' Michael Godard's Rockin' Olives™ video slot game has become a sensation across North America, winning the hearts of players and creating even more fans for America's best-selling artist, Michael Godard. Now the video slot is coming to Atlantic City, making its premiere at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa on August 11. MarketWire

Independent Research Firm Names Box as a Leader in Mobile Collaboration
Box today announced it has been named a leader in enterprise mobile collaboration by Forrester Research, Inc. in the August 2011 report, "The Forrester Wave™: Mobile Collaboration, Q3 2011." Forrester's current offering scores are determined by how many smartphone and tablet platforms the product runs on and by scores for security, administration, and user reviews MarketWire

Globus Maritime Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter & Six Months Ended June 30, 2011
Globus Maritime Limited ("Globus," the "Company," "we," or "our"), (NASDAQ: GLBS), a dry bulk shipping company, today reported its unaudited consolidated operating and financial results for the three-month and six-month periods ended June 30, 2011. MarketWire

TBS International plc Reports Second Quarter and Six Months 2011 Financial Results
TBS International plc (NASDAQ: TBSI) announced today its financial and operating results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2011. MarketWire

Register Online for California Daily Deals Site SaverTime and Enter to Win 6 Months of Free Gas and Groceries
SaverTime™, a Harte-Hanks, Inc. (NYSE: HHS) daily deals website, will be giving away up to 6 months or $6000 worth of gas and groceries to one lucky registered user. The grand prize is expected to attract many California residents to register for the daily deals site that specializes in local, everyday deals. MarketWire

Stifel Financial Corp. Reports Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results
Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) MarketWire

Waterfront Mercer Island Mansion to Be Offered at Real Estate Auction
A seven-bedroom, waterfront estate on Mercer Island will be offered at real estate auction on August 30. The home, recently completed in 2010, sits on 1.67 acres with 164 feet of waterfront overlooking Lake Washington. The home will be auctioned by J. P. King Auction Company. MarketWire

Laguna Beach Festivals to Hold Art Supplies Donation Week August 15 - 19
Continuing its mission to educate the public and feature the arts in the community, the Passport to the Arts team of Laguna Beach, including Art-A-Fair, Festival of Arts, Sawdust Art Festival and the Laguna Beach Visitors & Conference Bureau, will hold its second annual Art Supplies Donation Week, August 15 - 19, made possible by a grant awarded by Bank of America MarketWire

Industry Veteran Amanda Van Nuys Tapped to Lead Mozes Marketing
Mozes, Inc., the leader in mobile engagement, today announced the appointment of Amanda Van Nuys to Vice President of Marketing. In this new role, Amanda will lead the Mozes marketing team to elevate the company's brand and capitalize on the high-growth of the mobile marketing industry MarketWire

Group 1 Automotive Announces $25 Million Share Repurchase Authorization
Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE: GPI), a Fortune 500 automotive retailer, today announced that its board of directors authorized a program to repurchase up to $25.0 million of the company's common stock. Purchases may be made from time to time, based on market conditions, legal requirements and other corporate considerations, in the open market or in privately negotiated transactions MarketWire

New Belgium Brewing Expands Into Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. on August 22
In just two weeks, New Belgium Brewing will enter Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C., expanding the nation's third-largest brewery's distribution into 28 states and the District of Columbia. The expansion will bring New Belgium's portfolio further north along the eastern seaboard with the initial launch of 22-oz. bottles of Fat Tire, Ranger IPA and fall seasonal, Hoptober Ale MarketWire

Helzberg Diamonds Chooses salesfloorLIVE.com Business Intelligence Technology
SalesFloorLIVE.com announced today Helzberg Diamonds is deploying the salesfloorLIVE.com business intelligence technology in its stores across the nation. Helzberg made the decision to choose salesfloorLIVE.com based on its ability to provide visibility into store operations and key quantitative data, including store traffic, store conversion, sales per hour and service intensity MarketWire

Golden Phoenix Completes Initial Due Diligence Period on Santa Rosa Gold Mine; Begins Finalizing Definitive Joint Venture Agreement
Golden Phoenix Minerals, Inc. (the "Company") (OTCBB: GPXM) is pleased to announce that on August 3, 2011 it informed Silver Global, S.A MarketWire

Social Dating Site for Double Dates Debuts
DuoDater (www.DuoDater.com), a San Francisco-based social dating experience, announces its beta launch in the San Francisco Bay Area today. The new social site is perfect for men and women in their 20s and 30s who are looking to meet singles without the doubt and formalities that burden traditional online dating sites. MarketWire

KSW Reports Second Quarter Results
KSW, Inc. (NASDAQ: KSW) today reported preliminary financial results for the second quarter of 2011. MarketWire

Integran Technologies, Inc. and Modumetal, Inc. Sign Definitive Settlement Agreement to End Litigation
Toronto-based Integran Technologies, Inc. (Integran) today announces that Integran and Seattle-based Modumetal, Inc. (Modumetal) have signed a binding settlement agreement to end litigation. All terms of the agreement have been finalized and the patent infringement litigation against Modumetal has been dropped by Integran MarketWire

Universal Aviation Opens a Second FBO in Australia at Perth Airport (YPPH)
Universal Aviation in Australia, headquartered at Sydney Airport (YSSY), has opened its second location in Australia at Perth Airport (YPPH) and is now the only ground handler capable of providing full ground support services in-house at Perth. Previously, Universal Aviation Australia, which is headquartered in Sydney, provided supervisory services only at Perth. MarketWire

ePals Corporation Announces Commencement of Trading on August 9, 2011
ePals Corporation (TSX-V: SLN) (the "Corporation") (formerly New University Holdings Corp.) (TSX-V: NUH.P) is pleased to announce that further to its press release dated July 27, 2011 (the "Prior Press Release") announcing the completion of its qualifying transaction (the "Transaction"), the Corporation received final TSX Venture Exchange ("TSX-V") acceptance in respect of the Transaction MarketWire

Los Angeles Celebrates National Farmers Market Week
Angelenos can enjoy local farmers markets year-round thanks to boundless sunshine and mild temperatures, and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health's RENEW LA County initiative encourages residents to take advantage of this easy access to fresh, healthy produce during the 12th annual National Farmers Market Week, August 7-13. MarketWire

CORT Business Services Selects Adaptive Planning
Adaptive Planning, the worldwide leader in on-demand corporate performance management (CPM) solutions for companies and nonprofits of all sizes, today announced that CORT Business Services, the world's largest provider of rental furniture, has adopted the Adaptive Planning solution to power its budgeting and forecasting processes MarketWire

Next Step Builders Teams Up With BathSimple, LLC
Next Step Builders, the newest division of Next Step Living -- a residential energy efficiency company, is pleased to announce a new partnership with BathSimple, LLC, innovators of the "One Box. One Bathroom!" BathSimple is a start-to-finish concept that originated in San Francisco. The "One Box MarketWire

Wrhatnal USA to Perform at the Kennedy Center Traditional Indonesian Music and Dance From the Islands of Bali, Java, Sumatra and Other Islands; Traditional Mask Dance, Mythical Giant Dance and Fusion With Martial Arts
Wrhatnala USA performing dance group will perform on the Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage on August 14, 2011 at 6PM MarketWire

Prosper.com Investor Returns Increase to 10.6%*
Prosper.com, a social lending marketplace that brings together creditworthy borrowers with individual and institutional investors, today announced that lender returns have increased to 10.6%* from 10.4%, delivering the best returns and lowest actual defaults in the social lending industry. Prosper's actual annualized loss rate is 5.3%, compared to a forecast loss rate of 6.3%**. MarketWire

Ziegler Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Salar, Inc.
Ziegler, a specialty investment banking firm serving the healthcare sector, is pleased to announce the successful sale of Salar, Inc. to Transcend Services. Salar was advised by Ziegler's corporate finance team. MarketWire

Artificial Lift Company Successfully Completes Two Commercial Installations for ConocoPhillips Alaska
The Artificial Lift Company (ALC) announced today the installation of two rigless electrical submersible pumping (ESP) systems at the ConocoPhillips Kuparuk Field on the North Slope of Alaska. MarketWire

Kemp Goldberg Partners Launches Public Affairs Practice Following Year of Successful High-Profile Engagements, Opens New Office in Washington, D.C.
Kemp Goldberg Partners, a nationally recognized advertising, public relations and interactive agency, today announced the official launch of its Public Affairs practice MarketWire

InterDyn BMI Joins the 2011 Inner Circle for Microsoft Dynamics
InterDyn BMI, a Microsoft Dynamics Gold ERP and CRM partner, has joined the prestigious 2011 Inner Circle for Microsoft Dynamics, an elite group of the most strategic Microsoft Dynamics partners from across the globe with sales achievements that rank them in the highest echelon of the Microsoft Dynamics global network of partners MarketWire

Sun Hydraulics Second Quarter Sales and Earnings Remain Strong
Sun Hydraulics Corporation (NASDAQ: SNHY) today reported financial results for the second quarter of 2011 as follows: MarketWire

Weiss Ratings Credits S&P for Important First Step; Renews Challenge to Moody's and Fitch to Downgrade U.S. Debt
Weiss Ratings, the nation's leading independent rating agency of U.S. financial institutions, credits Standard & Poor's for taking an important first step in the right direction, while renewing its public challenge to Moody's and Fitch to downgrade the long-term debt of the U.S. government. MarketWire

Barrington Reports Second Quarter Operating Results
Barrington Broadcasting Group LLC ("Barrington") announced today its financial results for the three months and six months ended June 30, 2011. Highlights are as follows: MarketWire

Profitable Second Quarter Reported by First Aviation
First Aviation Services Inc. (OTC PINK: FAVS) (PINKSHEETS: FAVS) today released reviewed financial statements for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011. Profit for the quarter was $531 thousand or $.03 per share on sales of $28.5 million while year to date net income of $719 thousand was achieved on sales of $57.7 million or $.04 per share. MarketWire

Paragon Shipping Inc. Reports Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2011 Results
Paragon Shipping Inc. (NYSE: PRGN), or the Company, a global shipping transportation company specializing in drybulk cargoes and containers, announced today its results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2011. MarketWire

SCI Engineered Materials, Inc. Reports Results for Six Months and Second Quarter 2011
SCI Engineered Materials, Inc. ("SCI") (OTCBB: SCIA) develops and commercializes technologies and manufactures ceramics and metals for advanced applications in the physical vapor deposition industry. The company reported its financial results today for the six months and three months ended June 30, 2011. MarketWire

Box Ships Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2011 Results and Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.15 per Share
Box Ships Inc. (NYSE: TEU), or the Company, a global shipping company specializing in the seaborne transportation of containers, announced today its results for the period from its Initial Public Offering on April 14, 2011 ("IPO") to June 30, 2011 ("second quarter of 2011"). MarketWire

Beach Business Bank Ranked Again in Top 100 C&I Lenders
On August 5, 2011, the American Banker ranked Beach Business Bank 81st among Community Banks with the Largest C&I Loan Portfolios across the country. Beach Business Bank (OTCBB: BBBC) (the "Bank") is a full-service business bank with offices in Manhattan Beach, Torrance, Long Beach, and Orange County, California. MarketWire

KBS Signs Five Leases in New Jersey MetroPark Submarket
KBS Realty Advisors, one of the nation's leading commercial real estate investment advisors, finalized five leases totaling 94,632 square feet at its 616,491-square-foot Woodbridge Corporate Plaza complex in the New Jersey MetroPark submarket of Iselin. KBS acquired the property in 1996, sold it in 1998 and repurchased it 10 years later. MarketWire

EZ Lube Repaving Road to Success With Addition of CEO and President Guy Marsala
EZ Lube, a wholly owned quick lube retailer based in Costa Mesa, California, has brought new CEO and President Guy Marsala on board to redouble its focus on customer service and revitalize the company after financial challenges in 2009 MarketWire

Brigham Exploration Reports Record Quarterly Production Volumes, Record Earnings Excluding Certain Items, Second Quarter 2011 Results and Updates 2011 Forecasts
Brigham Exploration Company (NASDAQ: BEXP) today announced record quarterly production volumes, record earnings excluding certain items and its financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2011. MarketWire

VHA Inc. Launches Strategic Suite of Offerings to Help Members Accelerate Performance, Improve Outcomes in Transitioning Health Care Environment
In today's rapidly-changing health care environment, health care organizations must understand the complexities of the entire spectrum of care delivery while they continue to improve quality and health outcomes in the communities they serve and measure and publicly report their performance MarketWire

Escalade Reports $0.12 Earnings per Share in Q2
Escalade, Incorporated (NASDAQ: ESCA) announced that revenues for the second quarter of 2011 were up 14% over the same quarter last year. Year to date revenues were up 13% over the same period last year. After additional investment in new product development and marketing, the Company generated net income for the quarter of $1.5 million or $0.12 per share compared to net income of $1 MarketWire

Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA) Selects Nominum for Intelligent DNS and Malicious Domain Redirection
Nominum, the leader in secure and intelligent DNS solutions, announced a partnership today with the KISA whereby they will have access to its Vantio™ Intelligent DNS system and Vantio MDR™ (Malicious Domain Redirection) policy module for a variety of security offerings including DNSSEC validation. MarketWire

Caribbean Casino and Gaming Corp. Announces Visit to Playboy Mansion to Promote Boxing Event
Caribbean Casino and Gaming Corp. (PINKSHEETS: CGAQ). Mr. Steven Swank CEO, will be traveling to California on August 27th to attend Friday nights fights at the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles. Roy Forman will be doing the color commentating, as he will for the fight on October 1st, 2011 in the capital of Dominican Republic. Roy will do a live interview with Mr MarketWire

Joint Commission Resources Releases New E-dition(R) for Disease-Specific Care
Joint Commission Resources has announced that the 2011 Joint Commission Disease-Specific Care Certification standards and requirements will now be available through E-dition®, which provides online access and automatic updates to The Joint Commission standards MarketWire

North Park University, Chicago, Joins President Obama's Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge
Leaders from North Park University joined representatives of other higher education institutions and the Obama Administration in Washington, D.C., on August 3 for the kickoff of the President's Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge. MarketWire

Cubic to Present at Jefferies Global Industrial and A&D Conference
Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) today announced the company's participation in the Jefferies Annual Global Industrial and A&D Conference in New York City. MarketWire

TCW's Sri-Kumar, Tad Rivelle to Discuss Debt Downgrade, Global Economic Outlook
The TCW Group (TCW), an international asset-management firm, invites you to participate in a conference call on Monday, August 8 with Komal Sri-Kumar, TCW's Chief Global Strategist, and Tad Rivelle, TCW's Chief Investment Officer for Fixed Income. MarketWire

Generic Injectables Market Exceeds $11 Billion
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Hospital Injectable Drugs: Future Prospects for Generics & Biosimilars" to their collection of Pharmaceuticals market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?ProductID=6468011. MarketWire

Global Armored Vehicles & Counter IED Vehicles to Fall by $1 Billion by 2021
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "The Global Armored Vehicles and Counter IED Vehicles Market 2011-2021" to their collection of Defense market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?ProductID=6330383. MarketWire

Skiver Advertising Moves to Posh Newport Harbor Office -- Doubling Its Square Footage to Support Rapid Growth
Skiver Advertising, an "uncomplicated" Southern California advertising agency known for integrating effective digital and traditional advertising under one roof, has moved to a new 4,000-square-foot office space in the Lido Marina Village in Newport Beach. The agency made the big move to accommodate continued growth, and provide a space to spark even greater creativity in its employees. MarketWire

Palo Alto Networks Names Chuck Robel to Board of Directors
Palo Alto Networks, the network security company, today announced the appointment of Chuck Robel to the Palo Alto Networks Board of Directors. A 26-year veteran of PricewaterhouseCoopers, Robel brings a wide range of experience in finance, corporate governance, accounting, mergers and acquisitions as well as technology strategy to the board. MarketWire

Pennichuck Corporation Announces Higher Second Quarter Earnings
Pennichuck Corporation (NASDAQ: PNNW) today announced that net income for its second quarter ended June 30, 2011 was $1.6 million, or $0.34 per share (diluted), on revenues of $10.4 million MarketWire

Sage Supports National Health Center Week for 5th Consecutive Year
Sage today announced that for the fifth consecutive year, it is officially supporting National Health Center Week (August 7 - 13, 2011) by offering volunteer assistance at community health centers across the country during the week through its ProjectSERVS (Sage Employees Reaching out with Volunteer Service), as well as making financial contributions to CHC causes. MarketWire

CloudFlare Launches Certified Hosting Provider Program at HostingCon 2011
HostingCon -- CloudFlare, the web performance and security company, launched their Certified Hosting Provider Program today at the 2011 HostingCon Conference. The program helps hosting providers save money while offering faster and safer service to their clients. MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology Announces New IHLP(R) Low-Profile, High-Current Inductor in the 3232 Case Size With Ultra-Low 3.0 mm Profile, Inductance Values From 0.22 Through 10.0 Microhenries, and Maximum DCR Down to 1.61 Milliohm
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today launched a new IHLP® low-profile, high-current inductor in the 3232 case size with an ultra-low 3.0 mm profile. The compact IHLP-3232CZ-01 offers high efficiency with maximum DCR down to 1.61 milliohms and a wide range of standard inductance values from 0.22 through 10.0 microhenries. MarketWire

Okta Secures $16.5 Million in Series B Funding to Accelerate Enterprise Cloud Adoption
Today, Okta, the leading on-demand identity and access management service, announced it has closed $16.5 million in Series B financing, with new investors Greylock Partners and Khosla Ventures, joining previous investors Andreessen Horowitz and FLOODGATE MarketWire

InstantPresenter Celebrates Seven Years of Web Conferencing Excellence
InstantPresenter, the innovative developer of full-featured video Web conferencing services, today is celebrating its seventh anniversary. Founded in 2004, InstantPresenter is commemorating seven years of leadership and excellence in the web conferencing industry. MarketWire

The Travel Shrink Is In: Spire Survey Analyzes Psychology of the New Luxury Traveler
Evidence that travelers with smaller budgets can now afford luxury accommodations, booking data from Spire's parent company shows that the cost of four- and five-star hotels is down 14 percent when compared to four years ago MarketWire

Alto Group Holdings Announces Expansion of Excelsior Mining Project
Alto Group Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: ALTO) ("Alto Group" or the "Company"), an innovative mining and commodities trade company headquartered in New York, announces the company has expanded the excelsior mining project. MarketWire

TelVue Connect(TM) Brings Professional Broadcast Management to the Cloud
TelVue Corporation (OTCQB: TEVE) (PINKSHEETS: TEVE), a leader in IP Television Broadcasting and Internet Video Streaming, announced today that it has launched a new platform to slash cable/telco local origination and leased access (LO/LA) servicing costs and dramatically improve workflow MarketWire

Crude Carriers Corp. Schedules Special Meeting of Shareholders on September 20, 2011
Crude Carriers Corp. ("Crude Carriers" or the "Company") (NYSE: CRU) has scheduled a Special Meeting of Shareholders, scheduled to be held on September 20, 2011 at 11:00 AM (Athens, Greece time) at Crude's offices at 3 Iassonos Street, Piraeus, 18537 Greece. The record date for shareholders entitled to receive notice of the meeting is August 15, 2011. MarketWire

RTG Ventures Solutions Division Sees Revenue Growth
RTG Ventures, Inc.'s (OTCQB: RTGV) digital marketing company, Digital Clarity has added $120,000 in annualized revenues to RTG Solutions' revenues after winning two important new accounts MarketWire

Vantage Communications to Present at FIME 2011 in Miami Beach
What:Brianna Swales, Account Manager with Vantage Communications, will share professional tips and guidance on how to incorporate social media in daily activities and make the most of launching a social media campaign that is customized to your audience. MarketWire

AlliedBarton Security Services Appoints Charles Pizzi to Board of Directors
AlliedBarton Security Services, www.AlliedBarton.com, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, announces the appointment of Charles P. Pizzi to the Board of Directors of AlliedBarton's parent company, Allied Security Holdings LLC. MarketWire

Applicant Insight Opens Sales and Collaboration Center in Tampa
Applicant Insight, a recognized workforce screening solutions leader, has established a new, national office in Tampa, Florida. The state of the art facility will serve as headquarters to the Applicant Insight Sales Organization and Collaboration & Training Center, hosting customers, partners and user groups from across the nation MarketWire

Super 8 Gr8 Escape Sweeps Offers Free Hotel Nights, Ford Escape Hybrid
Vacation procrastinators are getting one last push to help get them out of the house this summer with a chance to win free hotel stays and a 2012 Ford Escape Hybrid, courtesy of the Super 8® hotel brand and its "Gr8 Escape" sweepstakes. MarketWire

Flooring Market Estimated at $16 Billion in 2011
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Residential Flooring - US" to their collection of Construction market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?ProductID=6477193. MarketWire

Corporate Universe (COUV) Acquisition of Carrier Alliance Group Inc.
Corporate Universe, Inc. (PINK SHEETS: COUV) announced the acquisition of Carrier Alliance Group, www.carrierally.com. The company management changed the business model to one that currently appears better suited for the company and its shareholder base. MarketWire

Debt Capital Markets Partner Cam Cowan Joins King & Spalding
Cameron L. Cowan, a top-ranked debt capital markets lawyer, joined King & Spalding as a partner in its capital transactions and real estate practice in Washington, D.C., the firm announced today. MarketWire

Del Taco Introduces Fresh, New Look: Updated Logo, New Store Prototype Unveiled
Del Taco is proud to announce the introduction of a new logo and the testing of a new restaurant prototype. After months of research, both are making their first appearance together at new locations in Los Angeles and Irvine, Calif., as well as Irving and McKinney, Texas MarketWire

Hope Pharmaceuticals Releases a New FDA-Approved Antidote for Cyanide Poisoning
Hope Pharmaceuticals today announced the launch of Nithiodote© (co-packaged Sodium Nitrite Injection, USP and Sodium Thiosulfate Injection, USP), a new antidote indicated for the treatment of acute cyanide poisoning that is judged to be life-threatening MarketWire

NEWave Protects Tribal Casino Operations Across North America With Its myCompliance(TM) Title 31 Software
Leading software supplier to the gaming industry NEWave provides the casino gaming industry's best solutions to more than 200 Tribal operations and other casinos across North America. Of particular concern to Tribes is Title 31 compliance, and NEWave's incredible myCompliance™ Title 31 software is operating in more than 27 Tribal casinos, with dozens more to be announced in the coming weeks MarketWire

Nanospectra Biosciences, Inc. Names John Stroh New CEO
Health-care industry veteran and experienced financial and operational leader John Stroh has been named the new President and CEO of Nanospectra Biosciences, Inc. of Houston, Texas. MarketWire

Presstek Announces First Sale of Presstek 75DI(R) Digital Offset Press in Europe/Africa/Middle East Region
Presstek, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRST), a leading supplier of digital offset printing solutions to the printing and communications industries, today announced that a Presstek 75DI 5-color digital offset press has been sold in the Europe/Africa/Middle East Region for installation in the 4th quarter of 2011. MarketWire

Christy Sports Announces New Plans for Its Annual Powder Daze Sales Event
Christy Sports (www.christysports.com), a ski and snowboard retailer in Colorado and Utah, today announced new details and plans for its annual Powder Daze Ski and Snowboard Sales Event including a new location and dates. MarketWire

Intersil's 5V Zero Drift Rail-to-Rail Precision Op Amp Features Low Power Consumption With Half the Noise
Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL) has extended its family of precision op amps, introducing a new 5V, ultra-low noise, chopper-stabilized zero drift rail-to-rail amplifier featuring half the noise of competitive amps that consume similar power MarketWire

Stratix Announces Record Growth in First Half of 2011
Stratix Corporation, a leading mobile enterprise solutions innovator, today announced an all-time record growth in the First Half of 2011, reporting a 59% revenue increase over H1'2010 MarketWire

PDS and Halogen Software Form Partnership
PDS, a leading developer of human resource, benefits, recruiting and payroll systems, today announced its partnership with Halogen Software, a leader in talent management solutions. Through this relationship, PDS will be able to offer its customers a comprehensive performance management solution that complements its Vista HRMS®. MarketWire

PRMtime Fantasy Apps Launches Revolutionary Fantasy Football Sports App
PRMtime Fantasy Apps LLC has partnered with STATS LLC to create a first-of-its-kind mobile application -- allowing fantasy players to access players' real-time scoring across multiple leagues at the touch of a button. The PRMtime 2011 Mobile Live-Scoring App will launch August 26 in time for the pro football regular season MarketWire

Travel Ad Network Partners With See Jane Fly
Travel Ad Network (TAN), the leading vertical media company in travel, today announced that it will partner with See Jane Fly, Inc. a premier travel and local lifestyle media site that attracts a predominantly female audience MarketWire

The Telx Group Acquired by ABRY Partners and Berkshire Partners
GI Partners ("GI"), a leading mid-market private investment firm, announced today the sale of its portfolio company, The Telx Group, Inc. ("Telx"), one of the fastest growing providers of global interconnection and colocation facilities, to ABRY Partners and Berkshire Partners LLC, two Boston-based investment firms. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. MarketWire

GuardTime to Provide Partner Integration With Authentify With Tamper-Evident File Signing Technology to Add High Assurance to Audit and Log Files
GuardTime (www.guardtime.com), creator of the patented Keyless Signature technology providing indisputable proof of time, origin, and data integrity for electronic information, today announced that its Keyless Signatures will be adopted by Authentify, the leader in telephone-based, multi-factor authentication services MarketWire

The Agency Inside Harte-Hanks to Present Email Marketing Webinar Series
The Agency Inside® Harte-Hanks (NYSE: HHS) (theagencyinside.com), a multichannel relationship marketing agency, announces a series of three email-focused webinars to offer insights on current-day response metrics, engagement tactics, and strategies for integrating social and mobile channels for further success in email marketing programs. MarketWire

BioElectronics Files: FDA Allay(TM) Therapy Response and Provisional Patent on Technology Advancement
BioElectronics Corp. (PINKSHEETS: BIEL), the maker of inexpensive, disposable drug-free topical pain devices, is pleased to announce it has filed a response to the FDA concerns on the mechanism of action for the Company's Allay™, Menstrual Pain Therapy product MarketWire

Perceptive Pixel Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary at SIGGRAPH 2011
Perceptive Pixel, the leading provider of advanced user interface solutions, today announced that it will mark its five-year anniversary at SIGGRAPH 2011, the 38th international conference and exhibition on computer graphics and interactive technologies, held Aug. 7-11, 2011, in Vancouver, British Columbia MarketWire

MEDecision Updates Clinical Programs to Strengthen Clinical Excellence
MEDecision, Inc., the leading provider of collaborative health management solutions, today announced that its 2011 URAC accredited Alineo® Clinical Programs are now generally available MarketWire

Digital Signal Processor (DSP) Market to Reach $6 Billion in 2011
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Q3 DSP Market Tracker," to their collection of Cell Phones market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?ProductID=6480141. MarketWire

Finish Line Selects Maxymiser, Inc. to Optimize the Online Customer Experience
Finish Line, a premium retailer of athletic footwear, apparel and accessories, has chosen Maxymiser, the global expert in conversion rate optimization solutions, to perform website testing and segmentation for finishline.com. Maxymiser will help Finish Line successfully implement website optimization to improve the online customer experience and achieve business goals. MarketWire

TyMetrix Gathers Legal Thought Leaders for Executive Advisory Summit
TyMetrix, the premier provider of Web-based legal performance management solutions for corporate law departments, law firms and claims organizations, gathered some of the most influential thought leaders in the legal industry for the company's 2011 Executive Advisory Summit MarketWire

Rodney Whitaker Appointed Director of Digital Media of Salem Communications
Salem Communications (NASDAQ: SALM), a leading U.S. radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, magazine and book publisher targeting religious and family themed programming, announced Rodney Whitaker has been named as Director of Digital Media for Salem Communications' Radio Division MarketWire

Integra Gold Corp. Senior Vice President Appointed
Integra Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE: ICG) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Peter Kendrick as Senior Vice President. Mr. Kendrick has over 25 years of experience in the mining industry in precious metals exploration and holds a BS in Geophysical Engineering with a minor in Geology, and also has a MBA degree MarketWire

MetroStar Systems Awarded Contract by U.S. Department of State Bureau of Human Resources Executive Office
MetroStar Systems, a leader in full-service information technology (IT) and strategies for new media and enterprise collaboration, announced it was awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of State's (DOS) Bureau of Human Resources Executive Office. Under this agreement, MetroStar Systems will develop collaborative applications leveraging Microsoft's technology stack -- including MarketWire

Fork in the Road Ahead - Equity Research on Hub Group, Inc. and J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.
Today, www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com released its industry report highlighting Hub Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HUBG) and J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: JBHT). Full fundamental and technical analysis is available at www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com/Reports.php. MarketWire

The Golden Advantage for REITs - Equity Research on Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc. and Regency Centers Corporation
Today, www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com released its industry report highlighting Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc. (NYSE: SKT) and Regency Centers Corporation (NYSE: REG). Full fundamental and technical analysis is available at www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com/Reports.php. MarketWire

NutraCea Engages Alliance Advisors as Investor Relations Counsel
NutraCea (OTCQB: NTRZ) (PINKSHEETS: NTRZ), a global leader in the production and marketing of value added products derived from rice bran, today announced the Company has retained Alliance Advisors, LLC to provide strategic investor relations services MarketWire

Secrets of Supplying Healthy Demand - Equity Research on Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. and Kinetic Concepts, Inc.
Today, www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com released its industry report highlighting Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRC) and Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (NYSE: KCI). Full fundamental and technical analysis is available at www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com/Reports.php. MarketWire

Moving Forward Within Transportation - Research Report on Canadian National Railway and Union Pacific Corporation
Today, www.EquityMarketsInc.com announced its research report highlighting Canadian National Railway (NYSE: CNI) and Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP). Full content and research is available at www.EquityMarketsInc.com/research.php. MarketWire

Pentaho #1 in Support for Big Data Platforms
TDWI -- Pentaho, a leading worldwide provider of business intelligence (BI) and data integration software, today reaffirmed its commitment to support Big Data with a major expansion of native Big Data sources, including the latest Hadoop distributions, NoSQL sources, as well as native support for many analytic databases and traditional OLTP databases MarketWire

Sigma Designs SMP 8653 Is the Processor of Choice for Intel Wireless Display
Sigma Designs (NASDAQ: SIGM), the world leader in connected media platforms, today announced that the SMP 8653 secure media processor has been selected by D-Link for use in its MainStage™ for Intel® Wireless Display TV adapter, allowing consumers to wirelessly project content up to 1080p from Intel Wireless Display notebook PCs to big screen HDTVs. MarketWire

EPIC and Micro Imaging Technology Enter Strategic Alliance and EPIC Declares Stock Dividend
EPIC Corporation (PINKSHEETS: EPOR) (the "Company") announced an equity investment in Micro Imaging Technology, Inc. ("MIT"), the execution of a master distribution agreement for MIT's products, the formation of EPIC Healthcare, LLC, and a stock dividend in its common stock. MarketWire

GreenMan Technologies Reports 16 Fold Increase in Dual Fuel Sales in Third Quarter of Fiscal 2011
GreenMan Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: GMTI) (PINKSHEETS: GMTI) today announced results for the three and nine months ended June 30, 2011. Revenues at the company's American Power Group (APG) subsidiary increased to $542,000 from $33,000 for the same quarter last year. The Company has recently made progress in several areas including: MarketWire

Sharp(R) Solar Powers Duke Energy Convention Center With 101kW Array, Reducing Energy Costs and Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Sharp Electronics Corporation's Solar Energy Solutions Group, and its customer, Third Sun Solar, completed the largest downtown Cincinnati solar project to date -- a 101kW installation powering the Duke Energy Convention Center (DECC) MarketWire

American Society of Women Accountants Names San Jose Businesswoman President
The American Society of Women Accountants (ASWA), the premier organization for women in the accounting and finance fields, elected Monika P. Miles, CPA, President of Labhart Miles Consulting Group, Inc. in San Jose, CA, to lead their organization as its 2011-2012 National President. Miles joins a 17-member Board of Directors MarketWire

Dialogic to Present at the Oppenheimer 14th Annual Technology & Communications Conference
Dialogic Inc. (NASDAQ: DLGC), a leading provider of communications technologies that power advanced networks, today announced that Nick Jensen, Chairman and CEO, is scheduled to present at the Oppenheimer 14th Annual Technology & Communications Conference on August 10, 2011 in Boston, MA. MarketWire

Slalom, LLC Names Jim Mitchell New In-House General Counsel
Slalom, LLC, parent company to Slalom Consulting, one of the country's premier business consulting and technology solutions firms, today announced Jim Mitchell has joined the company as general counsel. In this newly created role, Mitchell will work closely with Slalom's leadership team and external counsel to manage the company's legal affairs MarketWire

Appian and Amazon Web Services Host "Cloud for Government" Luncheon Briefing
Appian, the global innovator in enterprise and cloud-based business process management (BPM) software, and Amazon Web Services will host a luncheon briefing on "Cloud for Government" at 11:00am on August 11, 2011 at Kora Restaurant (2250 Crystal Drive, Arlington, Va.) MarketWire

SEI Global Wealth Services and Paradigm Group Partner to Launch Workplace Platform
SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC) announced today that it has been selected as a strategic partner to the Paradigm Group to launch a workplace investment platform accessed through JargonFreeBenefits, a front-end flex benefit system to manage workplace pensions, benefits, and payroll. MarketWire

Innovation Jams at Agile 2011 Conference
Accept Software (www.accept360.com), a leader in enterprise product development and an Agile 2011 Conference silver sponsor, will present a significant new experience report at the event, taking place August 8-12 in Salt Lake City, Utah. MarketWire

Insurance Lender Adds Key Leadership Positions for Growth
To support its growth strategy, Oak Street Funding has expanded its sales and marketing departments. The nation's leading commission-based lender for insurance professionals has added key members to its team to meet the increasing demand for financing. Insurance agents are looking for capital to grow their businesses and Oak Street Funding fills a void that banks typically won't. MarketWire

One Liberty Properties, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2011 Results
One Liberty Properties, Inc. (NYSE: OLP), an owner of a geographically diversified portfolio of retail, industrial, office and other properties primarily under long term leases in the United States, today announced operating results for the quarter ended June 30, 2011. MarketWire

Sell My Timeshare NOW Posts Substantial Gains in Quarterly Sales Through Timeshare Brokerage
Sell My Timeshare NOW, the leading online service company for reliable timeshare resale, rental and resort services, has posted a 27.5 percent increase in broker assisted timeshare sales, year-over-year, through the end of the second quarter 2011. MarketWire

Crockett Facilities Services' President Selected as Smart100 by Baltimore SmartCEO Magazine
Crockett Facilities Services, Inc. (CFSI), a leading provider of building operations and maintenance, mechanical contracting and HVAC services to government and commercial clients, today announced that its president, Cynthia Crockett, has been named on the highly anticipated roster of Baltimore SmartCEO magazine's 2011 Smart100, issued in August MarketWire

EPiServer Launches MobilePack for Fast and Easy Mobile Web App Creation
EPiServer, the world's fastest growing provider of platforms that drive online engagement, today announced the launch of MobilePack for EPiServer, a set of templates and software for creating mobile web apps that extend a brands' reach to a critical and growing segment of web users MarketWire

BRT Realty Trust Reports Third Quarter Results
BRT REALTY TRUST (NYSE: BRT), a real estate investment trust engaged in the business of originating and holding for investment senior mortgage loans secured by commercial and multi-family real estate in the United States, today announced operating results for the three months ended June 30, 2011. MarketWire

Oklahoma Life, Accident and Health Insurance PreLicense Exam Prep Courses Now Available From PreLicense.com(R)
PreLicense.com®, a service of WebCE®, recently released three new Web-based courses designed to help students pass the Oklahoma Life, Accident and Health insurance license exams MarketWire

North Carolina Life, Health, and Medicare Supplement/Long-Term Care Insurance PreLicense Exam Prep Courses Now Available From PreLicense.com(R)
PreLicense.com®, a service of WebCE®, recently released three new online courses designed to help applicants pass the North Carolina Life, Health, and Medicare Supplement/Long-Term Care insurance licensing exams. With this most recent addition, PreLicense.com now delivers life and health insurance pre-license training courses in 30 states. MarketWire

Static Injection Mixer From Westfall for Highly Corrosive Applications
Westfall Manufacturing Company has introduced a patented, compact in-line static mixer that is designed for efficiently blending highly corrosive chemicals such as chlorine dioxide. Because of its compact design and construction, this mixer can reportedly save up to 70% in shipping and fabrication costs versus other static mixers. MarketWire

Heath Properties Selects Unified Communications From Whaleback Systems
Whaleback Systems, Inc., the leader in managed voice services, today announced that Heath Properties, a property management, marketing, leasing and sales company has selected Whaleback's CrystalBlue cloud-based Managed Voice Service to provide reliable and robust communication services for their employees. MarketWire

Teleperformance Launches Fourth Site in India
State of the art 100,000 square foot facility in Jaipur provides expansion of over 1,200 additional production stations. The new facility strengthens Teleperformance's service delivery capabilities in India's domestic business process outsourcing (BPO) market MarketWire

NRRA Conference to Assess Challenges Facing Risk Retention Groups in Today's Market
Risk Retention Group (RRG) executives attending the 23rd Annual Conference of the National Risk Retention Association (NRRA) October 5-7 in Washington, DC will assess prospects for the industry as RRGs focus on growth coming out of the economic slowdown, Brian Braley, NRRA Chairman, reported. MarketWire

2nd Medlin Oil Well Re-Work Production Flow Announced by Geo Finance Corporation (PINK SHEETS: GEFI)
Geo Finance Corporation (PINK SHEETS: GEFI) is pleased to announce that its re-work of well # 2 has been successful. The Company has been informed by the well operator that in addition to producing oil, there has also been an initial production of gas from this well as was experienced in Well # 1 (please refer to company press release August 4, 2011). MarketWire

Fish & Richardson Ranks Among Top 10 "Best Law Firms to Work For" in Vault's Annual Nationwide Associates Survey
Fish & Richardson announced today that it received top national rankings as one of the "Best Law Firms to Work For" in the 2012 Vault Law Firm survey. Fish was also named the #1 "Best Overall Summer Associate Program" in the country. The rankings are based on surveys of associates and summer associates from 350 law firms nationwide. MarketWire

Great Expressions Dental Centers Acquires Goodman Orthodontics in Novi, MI
Great Expressions Dental Centers (GEDC) announced it has acquired the Goodman Orthodontics practice of Dr. Sindy Goodman DDS, MS and Dr. Robert Goodman DDS, MS located in Novi, Michigan. MarketWire

Central Vermont Reports 2011 Second-Quarter Earnings
Central Vermont Public Service (NYSE: CV) MarketWire

Leadership Experts Make Their Case: 10 Steps for Getting Women to the Top -- and Addressing an Emerging Shortage of Executive Talent
Demographics don't lie: a leadership shortage is fast approaching. As a result, American companies need to get serious about identifying and developing new leaders -- especially women, who are currently underrepresented in the Executive Suite MarketWire

Focus Gold Corp Nears Closing of the Metallum Acquisition
Focus Gold Corporation (OTCBB: FGLD) and Metallum Resources plc have agreed that for the purposes of setting the Exchange Ratio, a closing date of June 30, 2011 will be used MarketWire

RGB Networks Expands Award-Winning TV Everywhere Product Line to Meet Growing Demands of Multiscreen IP Video Deployments
RGB Networks, the leading provider of scalable multiscreen IP video delivery solutions, today announces the addition of a new member to its award-winning Video Multiprocessing Gateway (VMG™) product family, as well as increased transcoding capacity for its TCM module MarketWire

Milwaukee-Based Clean Technology Provider Telkonet Demonstrating Results With Second Consecutive Quarter of Positive Operating Income
Telkonet, Inc. (OTCBB: TKOI), developer of the state-of-the-art EcoSmart energy management platform and a leading provider of Internet services for the hospitality industry, announced today financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011. MarketWire

Access Plans, Inc. to Host Third Quarter Conference Call on Monday, August 15, 2011
Access Plans, Inc. (OTCBB: APNC), a leading membership benefits marketing company, today announced that the Company will host an investor conference call to discuss its operating results for the third quarter of FY2011 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (EDT) on Monday, August 15, 2011. The Company will release its operating results earlier the same day. MarketWire

Core-Mark Momentum Accelerates With Strong 2nd Quarter and Announcement of New Market Share Gains
Core-Mark Holding Company, Inc. (NASDAQ: CORE), one of the largest marketers of fresh and broad-line supply solutions to the convenience retail industry in North America, announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011. MarketWire

Iowa Health System Selects Medicity Technology to Give Community Health Care Providers Secure Access to Patient Health Information
Medicity announced today that Iowa Health System will use Medicity health information exchange (HIE) technology to make patient health information securely available to care providers in the communities it serves. Iowa Health System (IHS) is the state's largest integrated health system serving nearly one third of all patients in Iowa. MarketWire

TransUnion Reports Second Quarter 2011 Results
TransUnion Corp ("TransUnion," or the"Company") today announced financial results for the quarter ended June 30,2011. The Company reported revenue of $257.5 million for the secondquarter, an increase of 8.5 percent compared to the second quarter of 2010.Of this increase, 1.4 percent was due to the impact of strengtheningforeign currencies. Operating income was $60 MarketWire

GeoMet, Inc. to Present at The 2011 Oil & Gas Conference(R)
GeoMet, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMET) announced today that it will be presenting at The 2011 Oil & Gas Conference® on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at 11:45 a.m., Mountain Time MarketWire

VYCON Introduces Patent Pending Hybrid VDC XEB Energy Storage System -- New Power Backup System Combines Flywheel With Batteries for Extended Runtimes
VYCON (www.vyconenergy.com), a designer and manufacturer of environmentally friendly, high-speed energy storage flywheel systems, today announced the introduction of its new Hybrid VDC XEB flywheel system. VYCON's VDC XEB is the industry's first environmentally friendly energy storage system to combine flywheel technology with batteries in one patent pending integrated system MarketWire

IEC Announces Solid Third Quarter Results for Fiscal 2011
IEC Electronics Corp. (NYSE Amex: IEC) MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan Presents Verint Video Intelligence Solutions With 2011 North American Customer Value Enhancement Award
Based on recent analysis of the video surveillance market, Frost & Sullivan has named Verint® a recipient of its 2011 North American Customer Value Enhancement Award for excellence in proactively delivering value to customers MarketWire

iPad2 Gift Stuns Affiliate in BrightShare CBG Affiliate Weekend Draw
Active webmasters and affiliate programs from all over the world gathered to focus on gaming-friendly Canada at CBG Affiliate Weekend. The annual conference is aimed at helping affiliates and gaming operators follow the latest trends and changes in web gaming technology and player preference, while establishing or deepening relationships in a non-formal setting in and around Niagara falls. MarketWire

First-Ever Oral Medication Introduced for MS Patients
This wasn't supposed to happen, especially not like this. It was her 40th birthday and she had just received a romantic marriage proposal the week before. Corrine Satterwhite should have been on cloud nine, but instead, she was experiencing a frightening onset of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and had no idea MarketWire

Oracle Communications Prepaid Charging Solution Helps Communications Service Providers Thrive Amidst the Smartphone and Data Explosion
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Swordfish Financial, Inc. Extends Proposal to U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Lawrence Summers
Swordfish Financial, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SWRF) (OTCQB: SWRF) made the following proposal via email to the U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Lawrence Summers (Former Director of the White House United States National Economic Council for President Barack Obama) to use private cash and assets to assist in solving the current debt obligation problem on Fri 8/5/2011 at 12:13 PM MarketWire

Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. Reports Second-Quarter and First Six-Months 2011 Financial Results
Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (the Company or Universal) (NYSE Amex: UVE), a vertically integrated insurance holding company, reported net income of $7.5 million, or $0.19 per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2011, compared to net income of $10.8 million, or $0.27 per diluted share, for the same period in 2010. For the first six months of 2011, the Company reported net income of $21 MarketWire

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Hits Double Milestones in Digital Cinema Deployment
Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (NASDAQ: CIDM) today announced it has signed over 9,000 digital screens in its combined Phase One and Phase Two digital cinema deployment, of which 5,300 screens are from its Phase Two digital cinema deployment program. In total, Cinedigm is responsible for deploying nearly 33% of all digital cinema screens in North America. MarketWire

AutoInfo, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Results
AutoInfo, Inc. (OTCBB: AUTO), a non-asset based transportation services company, today announced results of its operations for the quarter and six months ended June 30, 2011. MarketWire

MyBuys Appoints Senior Vice President of Marketing
MyBuys, the leader in cross-channel personalization for retailers, announced that Neil Patil has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Marketing. MarketWire

Pacific Valley Bank Announces Second Quarter 2011 Results
Pacific Valley Bank (OTCBB: PVBK) announced the second quarter 2011 net income of $255,000 or $0.08 basic income per share as compared to the same quarter last year when we reported a net loss of ($814,000) or ($0.25) basic loss per share. MarketWire

Cadence Demonstrates Flash Memory Offering at 2011 Flash Memory Summit
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) MarketWire

Adapx Announces Capturx for IBM(R) Maximo(R) and Partnership With Interloc Solutions
Adapx, along with Interloc Solutions, today announced a partnership that will enable Maximo customers to instantly integrate data from paper forms into Maximo using digital pens. The announcement was made at the Fall Mountain West Maximo User Group meeting, where Capturx for Maximo will be showcased. MarketWire

Molecular Gastronomy Website Demonstrates How Music Can Create Taste Associations of Sour, Bitter, Sweet and Salty
MolecularRecipes.com, a resource for molecular gastronomy recipes and techniques, today published a demonstration of an algorithm that can "flavor" a song to generate the taste association of sour, bitter, sweet and salty. The algorithm was developed by a group of scientists and musicians in Argentina. MarketWire

Safest Arizona Drivers Save With New Allstate Drive Wise(SM)
Trending on high-tech customer rewards for safe driving, Allstate (NYSE: ALL) today announced the launch of Drive Wise in Arizona, a voluntary program that rewards safe and low-mileage drivers with discounts of up to 30 percent. Arizona is the third state to launch this innovative program. Consumers can learn more and sign up for Drive Wise(SM) by visiting www.allstate MarketWire

Greenlight Technologies Closes Series A Expansion Funding
Greenlight Technologies, the market-leader in cross-system enterprise business controls and transaction monitoring, announced today that it has raised Series A funding led by Storm Ventures of Menlo Park, CA MarketWire

QuetzSat-1 Satellite Delivered to Baikonur Launch Base
SES S.A. (PARIS: SESG) (LUXEM: SESG) and Space Systems/Loral announce that the QuetzSat-1 satellite has safely arrived at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on board an Antonov cargo plane. The QuetzSat-1 spacecraft, manufactured by Space Systems/Loral (SS/L), will now be readied for launch onboard an ILS Proton Breeze M booster, scheduled for lift off in September 2011. MarketWire

WordStream Provides New Free Tool for Marketers to Benchmark AdWords Campaigns Against PPC Best Practices
WordStream Inc., a provider of search marketing software and services, today launched its free AdWords Performance Grader for Google AdWords campaigns. The AdWords Performance Grader helps marketers evaluate how their AdWords campaigns are performing on a variety of key criteria and identify where and, most importantly, how to make improvements. MarketWire

Debbie Pollock-Berry Joins XO Communications as Senior Vice President of Human Resources
XO Communications (OTCBB: XOHO) today announced the hiring of Debbie Pollock-Berry as senior vice president of human resources. A seasoned professional, Pollock-Berry brings more than 20 years of broad-based, operational experience in human resources. MarketWire

Data Converter Market to Grow 12% Annually Through 2016
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "2011 Data Converters" to their collection of Electronics market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?ProductID=6465705. MarketWire

DecisionPoint Announces Grapevine(TM) Push-to-Talk Blackberry Client
DecisionPoint Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: DPSI), a leading provider of field-based workforce automation solutions, today announced the release of the much anticipated Grapevine Push-to-Talk Blackberry client. Grapevine is DecisionPoint's cloud-based Push-to-Talk software, a worldwide communication system that is "always on," enabling instant voice communication over a range of mobile devices and PCs. MarketWire

AgilePath Corporation Announces a Strategic Partnership With CGI
AgilePath Corporation, a leading IT management and technology consulting firm, today is proud to announce its new partnership with CGI, a full IT service provider. MarketWire

Scribe Reports Best Quarter in Company History
Scribe, a global data integration provider, announced that in the second quarter, ending June 30th, the company recorded its highest bookings to date. Growth over the same quarter last year was 21 percent, driven by demand balanced between enterprise, small & midsized business (SMB), and global markets, as well as recurring revenue from services MarketWire

ProfitSee Pro Release Gives CPAs and Financial Advisors Actionable, Real-Time Insights to Clients' Financial Metrics
ProfitSee, the provider of all-in-one visual financial analysis and forecasting software from proven financial experts, today announced the release of ProfitSee Pro, a new software solution that gives financial advisors and CPAs real-time oversight of clients' key business metrics. MarketWire

Digital Lightwave Announces Innovative Online Customer Portal -- service.YOU(TM)
Digital Lightwave, Inc. today announced service.YOU™, an online customer portal designed to help customers extract maximum value from their Digital Lightwave test products. MarketWire

ZQGame Expands Online Gaming Into Western Markets
On August 8th, 2011, ZQGame (www.zqgame.com) will launch the closed beta for Shadowland Online (SLO) in territories including the Americas, Europe and other English-speaking countries. Shadowland Online (http://slo.zqgame MarketWire

Sunplus Technology Picks Cadence Transaction-Level Modeling Flow for Next-Gen Multimedia ICs
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, today announced that Sunplus Technology Co., Ltd. (TAIEX: 2401) (LSE: SUPD), a leading multimedia IC design company, adopted the Cadence® transaction-level modeling (TLM) flow with Cadence C-to-Silicon Compiler for its next-generation multimedia system-on-chip (SoC) design MarketWire

Travelex Insurance Services Launches New 'Made Easy' Products
Travelex Insurance Services, a leading provider of travel insurance in the United States, has just announced several new product enhancements to their leisure travel protection plans, effective August 2, 2011 MarketWire

New World Systems Improves Emergency Response for Large and Multi-Jurisdictional 911 Dispatch Centers
New World Systems, the leader in public sector software solutions, is helping large, complex 911 Centers and Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) across the country improve emergency response with a new enterprise solution that enhances communication and provides more access to information. The solution, Aegis™ Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) Enterprise MarketWire

Blue Coat Identifies New Fake Anti-Virus Attack Driven by Web Advertisements
Blue Coat Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: BCSI), a leading provider of Web security and WAN optimization solutions, today announced that Blue Coat Security Labs has identified a new variant of a fake anti-virus attack that uses Web advertisements to relay users into the Shnakule network, which is currently the largest and most effective Malware Delivery Network on the Internet MarketWire

TeleCommunication Systems and University of Maryland Collaborate on Innovative Next Generation 9-1-1 Applications
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, and the Maryland Information and Network Dynamics (MIND) Lab at the University of Maryland, today announced a joint effort to harness technology innovation and academic expertise to build new public safety applications MarketWire

Lumenpulse Completes $16 Million in Series A and Debt Funding
Lumenpulse Inc. (www.lumenpulse.com), a leading innovator and manufacturer of high performance, architectural LED-based lighting solutions for commercial, institutional, and urban environments, today announced that it has completed a $16 million Series A equity and debt round to be used to support the growth of Lumenpulse and to extend market and product development MarketWire

BroadSoft Reports Record Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results
BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT), the leading global provider of software that enables mobile, fixed-line, and cable service providers to deliver real time voice and multimedia communications services over their IP-based networks, today announced financial results for the quarter and six months ended June 30, 2011. MarketWire

Ixia Announces Support for IPv6 Validation Over Wi-Fi
Ixia (NASDAQ: XXIA), the leading, global provider of converged IP network test solutions, today announced that IxVeriWave, its recent product line acquisition, now supports IPv6 testing over Wi-Fi networks and access points MarketWire

DG(R) Reports Second Quarter 2011 Results
DG® (NASDAQ: DGIT), a leading provider of digital media solutions and technology to the advertising, entertainment and broadcast industries, today reported second quarter financial results. Consolidated revenue for the second quarter 2011 increased 17% to $67.9 million, compared to $58.2 million in the same period of 2010. Second quarter Adjusted EBITDA increased 12% to $30 MarketWire

New Business Win: American International Assurance Company Limited Selects Callidus Software
Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD), the leader in Sales Performance Management (SPM), announced today that American International Assurance Company Limited, a leader in the Asia Pacific insurance industry, has selected the Callidus Channel and Compensation Management Solutions. The agreement was signed in the third quarter of 2011. MarketWire

GenOn Reports 2nd Quarter 2011 Results and Increases Adjusted EBITDA Guidance for 2011 and 2012
GenOn Energy, Inc. (NYSE: GEN) today reported adjusted EBITDA of $102 million for the second quarter of 2011 compared to $149 million for the same period of 2010. Adjusted loss from continuing operations was $82 million for the second quarter of 2011 compared to adjusted income of $46 million for the same period last year MarketWire

Casa Systems C10G Chosen by Shenzen Topway Video Communication Ltd. for Rollout of IPTV and Broadband Services
Casa Systems, a worldwide leader in next generation cable edge technology, today announced that the company's C10G Cable Modem Termination System (CMTS) has been selected by Shenzhen Topway Video Communication Ltd., to expand its broadband communications services. MarketWire

Black Hills Climbs in Second-Quarter 2011 as Newer Investments Begin to Yield Profits, an Industrial Info News Alert
MarketWire

Quicksilver Resources Announces 2011 Second-Quarter Results
Quicksilver Resources Inc. (NYSE: KWK) today announced results for the quarter ended June 30, 2011. MarketWire

Siemens to Divide Renewable Energy Division, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources Europe (Galway, Ireland) -- Siemens AG (NYSE:SI) (Munich, Germany) is preparing to restructure its renewable business into two independent divisions. The Renewable Energy Division will be divided into a wind power division and a solar and hydro power division from October 1, 2011. MarketWire

Sheila C. Bair to Speak at Stifel Nicolaus 2011 Bank Conference
Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) today announced that The Honorable Sheila C. Bair, former Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation ("FDIC") from June 2006 through July 2011, has been confirmed as the keynote speaker at the Stifel Nicolaus 2011 Bank Conference on November 2, 2011 in New York City. MarketWire

Mattson Technology to Participate in the Oppenheimer 14th Annual Technology Conference
Mattson Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MTSN), a leading supplier of advanced process equipment used to manufacture semiconductors, today announced that Andy Moring, Chief Financial Officer, would present to the investment community at the Oppenheimer 14th Annual Technology Conference on August 9, 2011. MarketWire

DISCOVER MONGOLIA 2011 International Mining Investors' Forum (IMIF) to Take Place in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, Announces Post-Conference Mine Site Visits
Mongolia's largest Mining Investors' Forum will take place in Ulaanbaatar from 8-9th September 2011. The 9th annual forum is now a hallmark event in the mining sector in Mongolia. This event will see domestic as well as multinational mining companies and global resource financiers gather in Mongolia MarketWire

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Completes Scheduled Second Round of Micro Insertions Using Zinc Finger Technology
Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: KBLB) announced that researchers working with the Company recently completed the second round of micro-insertions using zinc finger technology. The use of the zinc finger technology in the second round is designed to further enhance Kraig's previously disclosed Monster Silk polymers. MarketWire

Optimized Design and Engineering for Stacks and Duct Systems, by Industrial Environmental Systems, Inc., a Feature of "Industry Today" on Industrialinfo.com
Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) will host special guest Industrial Environmental Systems (IES) (Atlanta, Georgia) as part of this week's "Industry Today" webcast. IES is a company of engineers, designers and project managers that specializes in the design, fabrication and erection of pollution control equipment, including steel smokestacks and ducting systems MarketWire

Eco-Safe Expands R & D, Patent Protection, and Markets Served
Eco-Safe Systems USA, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ESFS) is pleased to announce recent expansion of its research and development, patent protection, and market expansion. MarketWire

TVU Networks Brings Mobile HD Broadcasting Solutions Into the Cloud With TVUPack Cloud
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Billhighway Grows Team, Continues to Strengthen Technology Expertise
Billhighway, the leader in Financial Performance Optimization for membership and donor-based organizations, is pleased to welcome three additions to their team over the last two months. MarketWire

BitFlx Introduces Mobile Video Social Networking App
BitFlx, Inc., today announced its new location-aware, iPhone social video application that enables users to create and share real-time video connections with other users in their vicinity. BitFlx integrates video content and "place" into a user's mobile lifestyle in a way that's timely and relevant. It's about where users find themselves now, and offers the point of view of people there. MarketWire

Realogy Calls for White House Summit on Housing
Realogy Corporation, a leading provider of real estate and relocation services, today announced that it has sent a formal request to President Obama and his Administration calling for a White House Summit on Housing. MarketWire

Cleaning Challenges: Minimizing the Mess
(Family Features) It can be a challenge to keep the house clean, especially for busy families. When the kids are home from school, it means more dirt, mud and sand get tracked in, whether it's from sports practice or backyard fun. MarketWire

A Beautiful Nursery on a Budget
(Family Features) Nursery décor isn't what it used to be. And that is great news for those who love interior design and décor! Many parents-to-be are moving away from character themes and the expected pinks and blues and are instead opening their minds to design possibilities MarketWire

Everyday Adventures
(Family Features) As a former professional BMX rider and host of MTV's "The Challenge," TJ Lavin knows about adventure. But TJ says being adventurous isn't limited to extreme sports. He has teamed up with SOYJOY to encourage you to make your life a little more adventurous. Here are some ideas to get you started: MarketWire

Stress-Free Entertaining 101
(Family Features) In an age when so much of our communication is done electronically, reconnecting with family and friends through meals is more important now than ever. Entertaining in your home is a great way to foster new friendships and re-establish those that may need some attention. Here are some great tips for fuss-free entertaining from Jenn Sbranti, the "Hostess with the Mostess" of www MarketWire

Stock Up Your Pantry for Stress-Free Entertaining
(Family Features) Anytime is the perfect time to sit back, relax and enjoy friends and family at cookouts, poolside cocktail parties and carefree dinners at home. While planning and organizing an event can become daunting, entertaining is meant to be a relaxing experience that everyone can enjoy, even the host MarketWire

A Feast Fit for a Friend
(Family Features) Emily Dickinson wrote, "My friends are my estate," which follows the age-old wisdom that true prosperity lies in the quality of your relationships. If you're looking for ways to celebrate the rich friendships you have, you can find delicious inspiration from Argentina. MarketWire

Tailgating Inspiration From Zac Brown Band
(Family Features) With summer concert season in full swing, it's time to enjoy great music outdoors. So grab your friends and fire up the grill for pre-concert tailgate fun. MarketWire

Nordic American Tanker's 2Q2011 Report. Dividend in 2Q2011 the Same as in 1Q2011. The Company Announces Dividend for the 56th Consecutive Quarter
Link to the complete 2Q2011 dividend report:http://hugin.info/201/R/1536772/468962.pdf MarketWire

Purchasers of Galeos Salad Dressings May Be Entitled to a Refund From a Settlement
A Settlement has been reached in several class action lawsuits filed against Galeos Cafe, LLC ("Galeos"), the maker of Galeos Salad Dressings and Spreads. The lawsuits were consolidated into a single action, Cooperman et al. v. Galeos, LLC, et al., in the United States District Court for the Central District of California, Southern Division, Case No. SACV 10-018I5-NS (FFMx). MarketWire

XENTROTEC Selects the LatticeECP3 FPGA Family for Multichannel HD Video Multiplexer and HD-DVR Solutions
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) today announced that XENTROTEC CO., LTD., Seoul, Korea, has chosen the mid-range LatticeECP3™ FPGA for use in its digital video recorder (DVR) solution MarketWire

High-impact discovery in the North Sea
Statoil ASA (OSE: STL, NYSE: STO) andpartners Petoro AS, Det norske oljeselskapASA and Lundin Norway AS have made a high-impact oil discovery on theAldousMajor South prospect (PL 265) in the North Sea. MarketWire

AMD Opens the Throttle on APU Performance With Updated OpenCL Software Development Kit
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced availability of the AMD Accelerated Parallel Processing (APP) Software Development Kit (SDK) v2.5 MarketWire

Teryl Resources Corp. Announces Drill Program to Commence on 100% Owned Westridge Property, Fairbanks, Alaska
Teryl Resources Corp. (TSX VENTURE: TRC)(OTCBB: TRYLF) (the "Company") wishes to retract its news release dated August 3, 2011 and is issuing this release with the intent that it supersede and replace the prior release. MarketWire

Summer Infant, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2011 Results
Summer Infant, Inc. ("Summer Infant" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: SUMR) today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011. MarketWire

Travel Deals on NewOrleans.com
NewOrleans.com, a full-service website that helps travelers with booking New Orleans Hotels and New Orleans Tours, has launched an exclusive and limited-time travel deal to enhance any upcoming visit to "The Big Easy." MarketWire

China Education International, Inc. Announces Agreements With New Training School in Anhui Province, China
China Education International, Inc MarketWire

BioTech Insight Demonstrates Change Ahead - Research Report on Dendreon Corporation and OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Today, www.EquityMarketsInc.com announced its research report highlighting Dendreon Corporation (NASDAQ: DNDN) and OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: OGXI). Full content and research is available at www.EquityMarketsInc.com/research.php. MarketWire

Elance Online Employment Report Shows Record-Setting Earnings for Online Contractors
Elance, the leading platform for online employment, released its quarterly Online Employment Report today, revealing strong momentum in online work during a tumultuous summer for the U.S. and global economy. With a current run rate of 600,000 jobs posted per year, demand for talent from companies ranging from startups to enterprises have increased over 61% year over year MarketWire

Hamilton Thorne Announces Proposed Private Placement of up to Approximately US$3.0 Million of Common Shares
Hamilton Thorne Ltd. (TSX-V: HTL) ("Hamilton Thorne" or the "Company"), a leading provider of advanced laser systems for the regenerative medicine, fertility and stem cell research markets, today announced that it's proposing to issue, on a private placement basis, an aggregate of up to approximately 12,000,000 common shares ("Common Shares") of the Company at CDN$0 MarketWire

SHARE REPURCHASE 8.8.2011
Solteq Plc        ANNOUNCEMENT         8.8.2011  SHARE REPURCHASE 8.8.2011 In the Helsinki Stock Exchange   Trade date8.8.2011 Bourse tradeBUYShareSTQ1VAmount1.000sharesTotal cost1 GlobeNewswire

Moody's downgrades Norske Skog to Caa1
The rating company Moody's has today downgraded from B2 to Caa1 on the corporate family rating (CFR) of Norske Skogindustrier ASA as well as the probability of default rating from B3 to Caa1. Concurrently, Moody's has also downgraded the rating for the group's outstanding bonds to Caa1. GlobeNewswire

InkTec Opens Dedicated Production Facility for Thinfilm Memory
Thinfilm's partner InkTec upgrades and expands their production capacity. GlobeNewswire

Pohjola Bank plc to Redeem Lower Tier 2 Subordinated Notes of USD 325 Million
Pohjola Pankki Oyj /Pohjola Bank plc to Redeem Lower Tier 2 Subordinated Notes of USD 325 Million. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

BonTerra Resources Inc. (TSX.V: BTR; FSE: 9BR) (the "Company", "BonTerra") has received complete gold assays
BonTerra Resources Inc. /BonTerra Resources Inc. (TSX.V: BTR; FSE: 9BR) (the "Company", "BonTerra") has received complete gold assays . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Origin Enterprises Plc - Strategic Acquisition by Valeo Foods Group Limited
ARYZTA AG /Origin Enterprises Plc - Strategic Acquisition by Valeo Foods Group Limited . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Q2 2011 Presentation
Please see attached the presentation held in Oslo today at 08.30 AM and at the webcast at 3 PM CET. GlobeNewswire

Wärtsilä wins main engines order for new type of container vessels
Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade and Technical Press release, 8 August 2011 The Wärtsilä RT-flex engine technology offers excellent fuel consumption, exceptional reliability, and the possibility to incorporate environmental upgrades at a later date. All were important in meeting the needs of the new Bangkok-max container vessels. GlobeNewswire

Nordic American Tanker's 2Q2011 Report. Dividend in 2Q2011 the same as in 1Q2011. The Company Announces Dividend for the 56th Consecutive Quarter.
Link to the complete 2Q2011 dividend report:http://hugin.info/201/R/1536772/468962.pdf GlobeNewswire

Series Production Continues at Record Pace, Positive Installation Outlook for 2011
Series production running at record pace of 1.35 million Engine Equivalents per year New Installation discussions at advanced stage, with one undisclosed installation completed New US fuel economy legislation can provide opportunities for diesel growth in North America   GlobeNewswire

SeaBird - Vessel acquisition, evaluation of financing alternatives and debt specification
Cyprus, 8 August 2011 GlobeNewswire

Report for the second quarter 2011
Songa Offshore SE ("Songa" or the "Company") reports total comprehensive income for the second quarter of 2011 of USD 21.0 million. GlobeNewswire

High-impact discovery in the North Sea
Statoil ASA (OSE: STL, NYSE: STO) and partners Petoro AS, Det norske oljeselskap ASA and Lundin Norway AS have made a high-impact oil discovery on the Aldous Major South prospect (PL 265) in the North Sea.Well 16/2-8, drilled by the Transocean Leader drilling rig, has identified an approximately 65-metre oil column in Jurassic sandstone GlobeNewswire

COPEINCA ASA - SECOND QUARTER AND HALF YEAR 2011 FINANCIAL RESULTS - PRESENTATION AND CONF. CALL
  GlobeNewswire

Media release
Schweiter Technologies /Media release. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

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