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Telecom scam: CBI files chargesheet against Ruias, Khaitans
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday filed chargesheets against corporate giants Ruias and the Khaitans in connection with the telecom scam. ANI

CII warns plunging industrial production index can hit growth, employment in India
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has called on the government to undertake measures to improve business sentiment in the wake of 5.1 percent decline in India's Index of Industrial Production (IIP) in October. ANI

Taking me down rather than reviving economy is 'GOP's main goal': Obama
US President Barack Obama has said Republicans are unwilling to focus on reviving the economy and their main goal is to remove him from office. ANI

China's fiscal revenue growth declines to 10.6 percent
China's fiscal revenues slowed to 10.6 percent year-on-year in November, official figures have shown. ANI

Lord Mark Malloch-Brown to Join Thomson Reuters Founders Share Company, Board of Directors
Thomson Reuters Founders Share Company today announced that it has appointed Lord Malloch-Brown, Chairman of Europe, Middle East & Africa, FTI Consulting Inc. to join its Board.Previously, Lord Malloch-Brown served as Minister of State in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the British government with responsibility for Africa, Asia and the United Nations ACN Newswire

HKTDC to Release Hong Kong Export Forecast for 2012
Given the slower-than-expected recovery in the United States and the deepening sovereign-debt crisis in the Eurozone, the world economy is braced for a renewed downturn in 2012. That, in turn, will likely have an impact on Hong Kong exports in the coming year ACN Newswire

Meat & Livestock Australia Delivers Fifth Donation of Australian Hay to Tohoku Farmers
As the latest in its "Together with Japan" program of support for the Japanese beef industry, Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) has provided its fifth delivery of hay donated by Australian farmers to assist their colleagues in Tohoku. The donation of forty bales (1 tonne) was today received by Miyagi Agricultural High School (Natori, Miyagi), which was wiped out by the March tsunami ACN Newswire

Mitsubishi Motors Develops New Eco-friendly Floor Mats Using Plant-based Fibers
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC), working with EIDAIKAKO Co. Ltd, MRC Pylen Co. Ltd and Toyota Tsusho Corporation, has developed a new floor mat made using plant-based bio-polyethylene (bio-PE) fiber to add to its lineup of proprietary plant-based "Green Plastic" products. The company plans to start production of the new floor mats in the summer of 2012 ACN Newswire

UPDATE: Alaska Pacific Energy Commences Discussions With Its Geological Team About Further Exploration Programs on the Company's Gold Claims
Alaska Pacific Energy Corp. (OTCQB: ASKE) (PINKSHEETS: ASKE): MarketWire

Ivanhoe Mines Receives Decision in Arbitration with Rio Tinto
Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. (TSX: IVN)(NYSE: IVN)(NASDAQ: IVN) announced today that a decision has been received in the arbitration between Ivanhoe and Rio Tinto. The arbitrator's decision has two aspects. MarketWire

Ziegler Closes $7 Million Financing for Total Longterm Care, Inc.
Ziegler, a specialty investment bank, is pleased to announce the successful closing of a $7,000,000 fixed-rate tax-exempt bond issue for Total Longterm Care, Inc. (TLC). TLC was formed in December 1989 to establish Colorado's first Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) MarketWire

Sandy Hackett's Rat Pack Show Caps a Remarkable 2011, Ringing in the New Year With Two Performances at The Paramount Theatre in Aurora, IL
While continuing a long run in its home base at the Las Vegas Hilton, "Sandy Hackett's Rat Pack Show" (www.sandysratpack.com) celebrates New Year's Eve in grand style with two shows (6 p.m. and 10 p.m.) at The Paramount Theatre in Aurora, IL. MarketWire

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Releases Update to Sealing Solutions Configurator
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions (STKM: TREL-B) recently released an update to its online tool, the Sealing Solutions Configurator. MarketWire

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Launches "O-Ring Calculator" App
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions (STKM: TREL-B) one of the world's leading developers, manufacturers and suppliers of precision seals and bearings, announced the release of the "O-Ring Calculator" app. The new app calculates O-Ring dimensions and tolerances and recommends sizes and Trelleborg Sealing Solutions part numbers. MarketWire

Sami Bittar, MD, Adds CoolSculpting by ZELTIQ(TM) to Patient Services; Trim Fat in Time for the Holidays With Revolutionary, Noninvasive Technique
Seen on The Dr. Oz show, the CoolSculpting procedure is completely noninvasive, using no needles and no incisions, to selectively reduce fat bulges. The procedure uses a non-invasive applicator, applied to the skin surface, to deliver a controlled cooling to target areas. After exposure to the cooling, fat cells begin to be gradually eliminated, using the body's normal metabolic processes MarketWire

CubeSmart Closes on $600 Million in Unsecured Debt Financing
CubeSmart (NYSE: CUBE), a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust focused on self-storage facilities, announced today that it closed on a new $600 million unsecured credit facility. The facility consists of a $100 million term loan with a December 2014 maturity, a $200 million term loan with a March 2017 maturity, and a $300 million revolver with a December 2015 maturity MarketWire

Pericom Semiconductor to Present at Needham's 14th Annual Growth Conference in New York on January 11, 2012
Pericom Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEM) today announced that Aaron Tachibana, Chief Financial Officer, will present at the 14th Annual Needham Growth Conference to be held from January 10 to January 12 at the New York Palace Hotel in New York City. Mr. Tachibana's presentation is scheduled on January 11 from 2:50 to 3:30 PM in Kennedy II MarketWire

VEGAS.com Announces Local Sponsorship of Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic, Dec. 22-23
VEGAS.com, the world's largest city travel website, announced today that it will join forces with the Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic as a local sponsor of the 11th annual basketball tournament. MarketWire

Serene Comfort Announces Huge Cyber Sale
From famous brands such as Eileen West, Miss Elaine, Calida, Shadowline, Natori, La Cera, and Acorn, SereneComfort.com has posted savings up to 50% off on select sleepwear and comfort wear items, plus they have a 'limited time offer...Free Shipping -- No Minimum Order' just in time for gift giving season. MarketWire

Huntington Learning Center: What to Look for in a Tutor
Once you have determined that your child could benefit from the help of a tutor, what next? According to Eileen Huntington, co-founder of Huntington Learning Center, to make the best selection, parents should narrow down tutors based on several important criteria. MarketWire

Lam Research Foundation Announces US$250,000 Grant to Japan's Ashinaga Foundation Supporting Psychosocial Care for Orphans of Tohoku Quake
Lam Research Foundation, the charitable-giving arm of Lam Research Corp. (NASDAQ: LRCX), today announced a US$250,000 grant to Japan's Ashinaga Foundation supporting orphans of the March 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami. MarketWire

Nine Kansas City Lawyers From Van Osdol & Magruder Named Super Lawyers & Rising Stars
Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine announced that nine attorneys from Van Osdol & Magruder, P.C., The Biggest Little Law Firm® in Kansas City, were included on the 2011 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. MarketWire

BRT Realty Trust Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Results
BRT REALTY TRUST (NYSE: BRT), a real estate investment trust primarily 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 its results of operations for the quarter and year ended September 30, 2011. MarketWire

Wireless Age Spins Off BPO Business and a License for Its Home Energy Services Business
Wireless Age Communications Inc. ("the Company") (PINKSHEETS: WLSA) is pleased to announce that it has entered into agreements to spin off the recently acquired OC Communications Group Inc MarketWire

GameCorp to Acquire BPO and Home Energy Services Business
GameCorp Ltd. ("the Company") (CNSX: GGG)(PINKSHEETS: GAIMF) is pleased to announce that it has entered into agreements to acquire OC Communications Group Inc. ("OCCGI") and a Joint-Venture and License with a Toronto-based direct sales company ("JV") for the sale and finance of home energy products MarketWire

Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund, Inc. Declares $0.0355 Ordinary Income Distribution
Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund, Inc. (NYSE: JOF) (the "Fund") announced that it would make an ordinary income distribution of $0.0355 per share to shareholders of record on December 22, 2011. The ex-dividend date is December 20, 2011. MarketWire

Zepol Releases "U.S. Chemical Import Report"
Zepol Corporation, the leading trade intelligence company, announced the release of their latest report today detailing import trends for the U.S. inorganic chemical industry. The report provides an overall summary of the industry as well as detailed information on specific products, trends, trade lanes, and more. The report is available for download at www.zepol.com and is free for all visitors MarketWire

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results and Recent Developments
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: PPHM), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing first-in-class monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of cancer and viral infections, today announced financial results for the second quarter ended October 31, 2011 of fiscal year (FY) 2012 and provided an update on its advancing clinical pipeline and other corporate developments. MarketWire

Safe Bulkers, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of One Newbuild Panamax-Class Drybulk Vessel
Safe Bulkers, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SB) announced today that it has entered into a shipbuilding contract for the construction of one Japanese-built, drybulk Panamax-class vessel at an attractive price, with an expected delivery date in the first half of 2014. MarketWire

Michael J. Holston to Leave HP
HP (NYSE: HPQ) today announced that Michael J. Holston, executive vice president and general counsel, will leave the company to pursue other opportunities. MarketWire

Bradford Networks Positioned in the Visionaries Quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Network Access Control
Bradford Networks, the best choice to enable secure network access for corporate issued and personal mobile devices, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. as a Visionary in the 2011 "Magic Quadrant for Network Access Control(1) MarketWire

SilverCrest Edge(TM) Develops Aging-in-Place Sustainability Rating System to Support Companies Developing Products and Services That Support Aging in Place
SilverCrest Edge™, leading marketing and marcom consultants advising companies creating products and/or services addressing silver audiences, today announced the SilverCrest Edge Aging-in-Place System (AIPS), a spreadsheet that enables companies to create standards compliant products and services for an "aging in place" market MarketWire

Save on Laser Eye Center LASIK Procedures by Using a Flexible Spending Account
With the year nearly over, now is the time to take advantage of up to 30% in savings on LASIK procedures by using a Flex Account, such as a medical Flexible Spending Account (FSA) or a Health Savings Account (HSA) MarketWire

Andiamo Corporation (OTC: ANDI) Announces Quarterly Results
Andiamo Corporation (PINKSHEETS: ANDI) reports that its quarterly report and consolidated financial statement has been filed at www.otciq.com. MarketWire

Del-Sano Contracting Announces Completion of the Saint Joseph's Regional Medical Center's New Pediatric Care Center and Women's Health Center
Del-Sano Contracting Corporation, a general contracting, design/build and construction management services firm, today announced the completion of the St. Joseph's Children's Hospital Pediatric Care Center and Women's Health Center for St. Joseph's Healthcare System MarketWire

Ace Ticket Acquires Out of Town Ticket Agency
On December 12th, 2011, Ace Ticket, Inc. (www.aceticket.com) acquired Cambridge-based Out Of Town Ticket Agency. This marks the 12th acquisition in 10 years for CEO James Holzman. MarketWire

JCM Global's Award-Winning PayCheck(TM) 4 Thermal Printer Integrated Into Leap Forward Gaming's SaffariNet(R) Ecosystem, Benefitting Casino Operators Everywhere
JCM Global, the world leader in currency bill validation and peripheral equipment for the casino gaming industry, has successfully integrated its award-winning PayCheck 4™ Thermal Printer into the pioneering SaffariNet® ecosystem created by its strategic partner Leap Forward Gaming. MarketWire

ORLive Program Showcases Critical Heart Care During "the Golden Hour"
BroadcastMed, Inc.'s surgical web portal ORLive.com presents a live webcast from UW Hospital and Clinics in Madison, Wisconsin. This program explains how cardiologists at UWHealth work with their air medical transport and regional hospitals to expedite transfer of patients experiencing a STEMI or ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction MarketWire

Britain's National Underground Assets Group (NUAG) Selects Envista for National Records Service London Project
Envista Corporation, the world's leading provider of enterprise right-of-way (ROW) coordination solutions via the web, today announced that Great Britain's National Underground Assets Group (NUAG NRS Ltd) has selected Envista as the vendor of choice for the Group's National Records Service (NRS) London Project MarketWire

Criteria Corp Partners With Taleo
Criteria Corp, a leading provider of pre-employment testing services, announced today that it has been selected by Taleo, the global leader in Talent Management Solutions, as a partner for its Solutions Exchange. Taleo's solutions exchange enables customers to search and select preferred service providers that are seamlessly integrated into Taleo's Business Edition talent management software. MarketWire

SolidQ and SSWUG.ORG Announce In-Person IT Training Programs in U.S. Cities
SSWUG.ORG, a website that provides educational resources and information on subjects in the information technology (IT) field to more than 570,000 members, today announced a partnership with SolidQ, a global provider of advanced consulting, mentoring and education solutions for Microsoft's data management, business intelligence, collaboration and development platforms. MarketWire

Zepol Reports November Vessel Imports Decrease 2.12%
Zepol Corporation, the leading trade intelligence company, reports that U.S. import shipment volume for November, measured in TEUs, decreased 2.12% from October and increased 0.17% from November of 2010. The total number of inbound shipments decreased 1.73% from October and increased 0.27% from November of last year. Year to date, total TEUs are up 1.00% this year over last year. MarketWire

Donald K. Johnson Acquires Additional Common Shares of easyhome Ltd.
VYCO Ltd., a corporation of which Mr. Donald K. Johnson is President, and which is controlled by a family trust of which Mr. Johnson is a discretionary beneficiary, announced today that it has acquired 952,417 common shares ("Common Shares") in the capital of easyhome Ltd. (TSX: EH) at a price of $5.99 per Common Share, representing approximately 8 MarketWire

Indie Rock Sensations Grouplove to Live Web Chat With Fans on Tuesday
Indie rock band Grouplove will host a live video webchat with their fans on Tuesday, December 13th. Using the OpenTok Video Platform, the chat will take place on Grouplove's website as well as their Facebook page. MarketWire

MiWeddingNeeds.com Simplifies Wedding Planning, Instantly Connects Brides With Local Vendors Who Bid on Her Exact Needs
Did you know that on average, couples spend about 250-700 hours planning their wedding? While planning a wedding is every woman's dream, finding the right photographer, caterer, hall, band, florist, etc. can quickly become a nightmare. To the rescue comes MiWeddingNeeds MarketWire

Prometric Announces Launch of IT Certification Website
Prometric, a trusted provider of market-leading test development and delivery solutions, today announced the launch of a website focused on the value of certification within the IT industry. MarketWire

MEDecision Ranks 16th on List of Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania
MEDecision, Inc., the leading provider of collaborative health management solutions, was one of 100 companies honored at the Best Places to Work in PA evening awards ceremony on December 1 at the Lancaster County Convention Center in downtown Lancaster, PA MarketWire

Churchill Club Presents: The 8th Annual Gadgets Program 'What's Hot and What's Not in Consumer Technology'
WhatThe Churchill Club, Silicon Valley's premier business and technology forum, will host the 8th annual gadgets program on December 13, 2011, titled "What's Hot and What's Not in Consumer Technology MarketWire

TEQlease Capital Provides Lease Financing for Hawaii Charter School
TEQlease Capital, a nationwide provider of equipment lease financing solutions, announced today that the company has provided Hawaii Technology Academy (HTA), an innovative online technology K-12 charter school, based in Waipahu, Hawaii, with lease financing for desktop computers and laptops for the entire student body. MarketWire

Corporate Profile's CPReports.com Publishes Goldman Small Cap Research's Article on Oramed Pharmaceuticals
Corporate Profile's financial website www.CPreports.com announces article on Oramed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB: ORMP) (OTCQB: ORMP). MarketWire

ClickSquared and HomeAway to Share Customer Relationship Success Story at NCDM 2011
WHAT: Senior Vice President of Marketing for ClickSquared, Dan Smith and Vice President - Global Marketing, Strategy, & Analysis for HomeAway, Mike Osborn, will present "Engaging and Maintaining Your Customer Relationships" as part of the "CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT, LOYALTY & RETENTION" track at NCDM 2011 MarketWire

Elbit Vision Systems CEO Sam Cohen Interviewed on CorporateProfile.com
Corporate Profile, LLC announced today that Elbit Vision Systems, Ltd. (OTCBB: EVSNF) (OTCQB: EVSNF) CEO, Sam Cohen, was interviewed on CorporateProfile.com. MarketWire

Murray Wise Offers Advice to Farmers, Farmland Investors
Suddenly, farmland is fashionable. MarketWire

Ticket Summit(R) to Feature Hispanic Ticket Market Panel
Ticket Summit®, the leading conference and trade show for the live entertainment industry, today announced that its upcoming 2012 winter conference will feature a Hispanic Ticket Market panel to be held on Friday, January 20, 2012 at The Waldorf=Astoria in New York, NY. MarketWire

Skinner Fine Jewelry Auction Brings $4.7 Million, $1.3 Million Over Pre-Auction Estimate
Skinner, Inc. today announced the results of its latest Fine Jewelry auction, which was held in Boston on December 6th. The highly successful sale grossed $4.7 million including buyer's premium, surpassing the pre-auction estimate high by more than a million dollars. Colored stones, Art Deco pieces, diamonds, and natural pearls were especially strong performers. MarketWire

Corecon Technologies Introduces TeamLink Portal Project Management Collaboration Solution
Corecon Technologies, Inc., a pioneer in web-based construction software, today introduces its new TeamLink Portal for use with its flagship product Corecon V7. The TeamLink Portal is a user friendly Web-based service that provides subscribers of Corecon V7 with an economical solution to seamlessly connect project team members MarketWire

EDN Magazine Names Intersil's ISL78228 Dual 800mA Low Quiescent Current Synchronous Buck Regulator to 2011 'Hot 100 Products' List
Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL) today announced that its ISL78228 dual 800mA 2.25MHz synchronous buck regulator for automotive applications has been named one of EDN Magazine's Hot 100 products for 2011. The 2011 EDN Hot 100 highlights the electronics industry's most significant products of the year based on innovation, significance, usefulness, and popularity. MarketWire

ABLYNX AND MERCK SERONO SELECT A NOVEL NANOBODY CANDIDATE, ALX-0761, FOR PRE-CLINICAL DEVELOPMENT
Ablynx [Euronext Brussels: ABLX] and partnerMerck Serono, a division of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, today announcedthatthey have advanced the Nanobody candidate, ALX-0761, into pre-clinicaldevelopment for the treatment of autoimmune diseases MarketWire

Innosuisse Corp. and Noxel AG Join Forces to Birth a New Dynamic and Technologically-Advanced Noxel Corporation Through Acquisition of Assets
Innosuisse Corp. (PINKSHEETS: INSE) announced today that it obtained majority shareholder approval from its shareholders and the majority shareholders of Noxel AG (Switzerland), to acquire all assets and intellectual property rights from Noxel AG MarketWire

New and Improved MortgageMarvel.com Protects Consumer Privacy While Better Delivering Accurate, Real-Time Mortgage Rates and Closing Costs
Mortgage Marvel (www.MortgageMarvel.com), which safeguards privacy as consumers shop for mortgage rates and fees, announced today that it has overhauled its website to provide enhanced tools for finding and comparing real-time, accurate and personalized rates and closing costs. MarketWire

OCI JV Awarded US$ 300 Million Assiut Barrage
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IPRO Tech, Inc. Announces Release of eCapture 6.0
IPRO Tech, Inc., a leader in the design of enterprise litigation software, today announced the release of IPRO eCapture 6.0. This major release incorporates significant feature additions and enhancements, including the ability to auto-load to and from the IPRO Eclipse review platform. MarketWire

Missouri Supreme Court Declines to Hear Attorney General's Appeal of Lawsuit Against Portfolio Recovery Associates
Portfolio Recovery Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRAA), a specialized financial and business services company and market leader in the consumer debt purchase and collection industry, announced that on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011, the Missouri Supreme Court declined to hear the Missouri Attorney General's appeal of the earlier decision of the Missouri Court of Appeals in the case of State of Missouri v MarketWire

Industrial Income Trust Acquires $1.2 Billion of Property and Announces Extension of Securities Offering
Industrial Income Trust Inc. ("IIT" or the "Company"), an industrial real estate investment trust that owns and operates distribution warehouse properties throughout the United States, announced that its initial two-year offering, which concludes on December 18, 2011, has been extended for a period of up to one year. MarketWire

WeVideo Wins 'Best in Show' at Digital Living Room and Venture Forum Pitch Competition
WeVideo (www.WeVideo.com), the first full-featured online collaborative video editing platform, adds another award to its list of recognitions after winning the Digital Living Room Pitch Competition. WeVideo was selected by 24 out of 28 Venture Capitalist judges as Best in Show during the two-day event held in San Jose. MarketWire

H&R Block Launches New Suite of Digital Tax Filing Solutions
Today H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) announced the launch of its digital tax filing solutions to help taxpayers file their 2011 returns anywhere and anyway they choose. Now in its 15th year, H&R Block's digital solutions bring the power of H&R Block's expertise to taxpayers' fingertips through software, online and mobile filing solutions. MarketWire

CORPAK MedSystems Corporate Headquarters Relocates to Buffalo Grove, Illinois
CORPAK MedSystems has relocated its corporate headquarters, product development and ISO certified manufacturing to a new 74,000 square foot facility in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, a suburb northwest of Chicago. MarketWire

immediate future Awarded Pan-European Remit for Staples
Social media consultancy, immediate future, has been brought in to work with Staples Europe to create their social media strategy. MarketWire

BlueWater Technologies Continues to Expand Its Team to Support Accelerated Growth
BlueWater Technologies, a national provider of Meeting & Event Technology, Audio Visual Integration, and Digital Media, continues to expand its live events team in 2011 to support the upsurge of new business while continuing to provide its current clients with the highest level of service. MarketWire

China Direct Industries (NASDAQ: CDII); Magnesium Demand, Indicators and Outlook
www.InvestorIdeas.com, a global investor research portal for independent investors, distributes the following CFA commentary on China magnesium producer China Direct Industries Inc, (NASDAQ: CDII) and the key markets that drive the demand for magnesium. The report, Magnesium Demand -- Indicators and Outlook, was issued by Patrick J MarketWire

VirtualSharp Software and AvantaaS Announce New Assured Recovery as a Service (RaaS)
VirtualSharp Software, the leading provider of next generation automated Disaster Recovery solutions for private and public clouds, and AvantaaS, the leading channel Cloud Service Provider in Spain, today announced the immediate availability of a groundbreaking RaaS for applications running on VMware vSphere. MarketWire

Expert on Big Data Analytics Named Special Advisor to Trident Capital
Trident Capital, a leading venture capital firm focusing on Software, Internet, and Business Services companies, today announced that Ashok Srivastava has joined as a Special Advisor on Big Data. Dr. Srivastava remains the Principal Scientist for Data Mining and Systems Health Management and also leads the Intelligent Data Understanding group at NASA Ames Research Center. MarketWire

VPG Offers Wide Variety of Bulk Metal(R) Z- and Z1-Foil Ultra-High-Precision Surface-Mount Resistors for Demanding Medical Applications
Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE: VPG) today announced that its Vishay Foil Resistors division (VFR) is now offering a wide variety of surface-mount and through-hole resistors built on Bulk Metal® Z- and Z1-Foil technologies for high reliability and high stability in medical applications MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology Named 'OFweek 2011 Best Service Provider of LEDs'
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that the Company has been named by OFweek.com as the "OFweek 2011 Best Service Provider of LEDs." MarketWire

Trovena Wealth Management Announces the Inclusion of Christopher Van Slyke on the NABCAP Top Financial Advisors in Austin List
Trovena Wealth Management is proud to announce the inclusion of wealth manager Christopher Van Slyke (Partner, Co-Founder of Trovena, LLC) on the National Association of Board Certified Advisory Practices (NABCAP) Top Financial Advisors list in the Austin Business Journal MarketWire

Reservoir Group Adds Two Companies to the Club, Announcing New Well Intervention Service Offering
Reservoir Group has strengthened its portfolio of completion and production services with the announcement that two well intervention specialists have joined the 'club.' MarketWire

Attitude Drinks Inc.
In the news release, "Attitude Drinks' Ingles Markets to Sell Company's Phase III® Recovery Drink," issued Monday, December 12, 2011 by Attitude Drinks Inc MarketWire

New Sage ISV Program Gives Software Developers Access to an Integrated PCI Compliant Payments Environment Without the Costs
Sage North America today announced an expansion of the Sage Development Partner Program for its Sage Payment Solutions division. The program enables an independent software vendor (ISV) to offer integrated, Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliant credit card, debit card, and ACH payments within their on-premises or Web-based software products MarketWire

For the First Time in Book Form, Spiritual Prodigy Reveals Secrets of Transformation in "Reaching High"
Genevieve St Claire today announced "Reaching High" (ISBN # 9781742841236), a story providing simple-to-follow direction and practical ways to improve life with long lasting results. MarketWire

ITNS Receives $128 Million Dollar Valuation on Newest Acquisition
Itonis, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ITNS) today released a valuation report showing the post-acquisition combined value of ltonis, Inc., and Paramount Discoveries to be $128,796,000. MarketWire

A10 Capital Hires Former J.P. Morgan Dealmaker to Head Up Southeast Markets
A10 Capital, a full service platform that provides a variety of commercial real estate financing products across the entire capital stack, announced today that it has hired Chuck Taylor to head up Southeast markets for the firm. In this position, Mr MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan Confers Enabling Technology Award on Peptisyntha
Based on its recent analysis of the therapeutic peptides market, Frost & Sullivan recognises Peptisyntha with the 2011 Europe Frost & Sullivan Award for Enabling Technology. Continued research of potentially cost-effective and novel applications of technologies for peptide production is indicative of Peptisyntha's ever-expanding competencies. MarketWire

EndoChoice Awarded GI Contract With the Premier Healthcare Alliance
EndoChoice, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a group purchasing agreement with the Premier healthcare alliance for its gastrointestinal (GI) devices and supplies. The new agreement allows Premier members to take advantage of special pricing and terms pre-negotiated by Premier for gastroenterology products. MarketWire

Stevens Creek Church Uses SecureGive Donation App
Stevens Creek Church added a new way for their parishioners to donate this holiday season. This contemporary church, located in Augusta, Georgia, introduced smart-phone giving through a mobile app provided by SecureGive. This is the first church donation app to hit the iTunes store. Dr MarketWire

KCG Joins With Rapid7 to Deliver World-Class Cyber Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Assessment Services
Knowledge Consulting Group (KCG), the leading provider of cybersecurity services to the federal government and a provider of business advisory services to the government market, and Rapid7, the leading provider of security risk intelligence solutions, today announced a partnership to deliver penetration testing and vulnerability assessment services to government and commercial markets MarketWire

American Idol Finalists Haley Reinhart and Casey Abrams Take to Their Web Cams to Promote New Holiday Single
American Idol season 10 sensations Haley Reinhart and Casey Abrams have turned to live video chats to reach thousands of fans in a very personal way. MarketWire

Bounce Energy Android Application Helps Texas Electricity Consumers Manage Their Accounts
Bounce Energy launches another free feature for its Texas electricity customers, the Bounce Energy Android App. The Android App is the second smart phone application to be released by the Texas retail electricity provider. Bounce Energy released its first application for iPhone users in late June of this year. The Android app features the same features as the iPhone app. MarketWire

iDirect Government Technologies Chooses SelectTech GeoSpatial for Design of Airborne-Certified Router Enclosures
iDirect Government Technologies (iGT), a wholly owned subsidiary of VT iDirect (iDirect), today announced that it has signed a manufacturing agreement with SelectTech GeoSpatial of Springfield, Ohio, to design and manufacture two different variants of airborne-certified enclosures. MarketWire

Resonate Introduces Insights Driven Media
Responding to marketers' growing frustration with possessing almost limitless amounts of consumer insights, but only the most primitive means to make those insights actionable, Resonate today introduced Insights Driven Media MarketWire

Bridal Extravaganza Show Announces the Return of "Say Yes to the Dress" Star Randy Fenoli
"Say Yes to the Dress" Star Randy Fenoli will address Houston brides at the Bridal Extravaganza Show. Brides will enjoy Fenoli's fun loving spirit, star power, and fascination with everything wedding. MarketWire

US Foods Cuts Energy Use by 2 Million Kilowatt Hours
US Foods, one of the country's most innovative food companies and distributors, today announced it will save more than 2 million kilowatt hours (kWh) in 2011 by retrofitting lighting throughout the company. The energy saved is enough to fully power 174* American homes for one year. MarketWire

Evans Waterless Heavy Duty Coolant Increases Fuel Economy, Reduces Emissions and Lowers TCO in Independent Testing
Evans Cooling Systems, Inc., developer of the only waterless engine coolant, reported that recent testing with Emisstar LLC, a nationally recognized emissions testing firm, showed a reduction of 3.6% in CO2 emissions and a 4% fuel economy improvement MarketWire

Redbox Makes Giving This Holiday Season Easy With New Redbox Gifts
Starting today, Redbox, America's destination for movies and games, is making gift-giving easier with the introduction of Redbox® gifts. Gift givers now can share the gift of thanks, laughter, big stars, the hottest new games or hours of relaxation with friends and family. Big gifts at low prices, discounted from the regular price of $1 MarketWire

Camber President Announces Retirement
Camber Corporation President Joe Alexander today announced that he will retire on December 23, 2011 after 20 years of service with Camber Corporation. He joined Camber Corporation in its earliest years as a project manager, and assumed graduated responsibilities culminating in his assumption as President in 1999. MarketWire

Bonanza Goldfields Completes Geological Report for Tarantula Project
Bonanza Goldfields Corp. (PINKSHEETS: BONZ) ("Bonanza" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the completion of the Tarantula Project Preliminary Geological Report, prepared by Auric Resources International, Inc. of Wickenburg, Arizona. Shareholders can access the report at Bonanza Goldfields' official website: www.bonanzagoldfields.com. MarketWire

Bookkeeper International Equities Year End Update
Bookkeeper International Equities, Corp. (PINKSHEETS: BKPR) provider of management advisory and merchant banking services for micro and small cap publicly traded companies, today announced the release of the year end update from the Company's CEO. MarketWire

Elite Serum Offers Injection-Like Results in Latest Anti-Aging Discovery
SkinPro Labs, South Florida's fastest growing clinical skin care research center, has completed final testing of its long anticipated major overhaul of its flagship product, Elite Serum. In an exclusive interview with EyeSerum MarketWire

SuccessFactors, Inc. Investor Lawsuit Against Takeover by SAP AG Announced by Shareholders Foundation
The Shareholders Foundation, Inc. announces that an investor filed a lawsuit in State Court for current investors in the SuccessFactors, Inc. (SFSF) in effort to block the proposed takeover of Success Factors, Inc. by SAP AG. MarketWire

Career Education Investor Lawsuit Against Directors Announced by Shareholders Foundation
The Shareholders Foundation, Inc. announces that a current investor in shares of Career Education Corp. (CECO) filed a lawsuit in State Court against directors of Career Education over alleged breaches of fiduciary duties in connection with student placement reports. MarketWire

Pacific Gold Corp.-New Equipment Purchase and Installation
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Continuum Appoints Additional Sales Leadership
Continuum, the newly branded company formerly known as Zenith RMM, has named Mark Connolly Vice President of Sales MarketWire

Continuum Introduces Continuum Vault
Continuum, the newly branded company formerly known as Zenith RMM, announces it has entered the backup and disaster recovery (BDR) market with the launch of "Continuum Vault MarketWire

Zenith RMM Rebrands as "Continuum"
Zenith RMM, a leading provider of remote monitoring and management (RMM) solutions, announces that the company is rebranding itself under the name "Continuum," reflecting its expanded vision, broader agenda and bolder promise to current and prospective partners MarketWire

TAB Bank Funds AccuCredit Associates With a $7 Million Lending Facility
TAB Bank is pleased to announce that it has funded AccuCredit Associates of Hackensack, NJ with a $7 million lending facility. MarketWire

City of Surrey and Diligent Board Member Services Create Paperless City Council
The City of Surrey has partnered with Diligent Board Member Services (NZX: DIL), the world's leading provider of online board portals, to create a paperless City council agenda. MarketWire

Aprexis Health Solutions Unveils New Tool for Pharmacists to Conduct Comprehensive Senior Assessment Enabling the Delivery of Customized Medication Services
Aprexis Health Solutions, the leader in patient medication adherence technology, today introduced Senior Care, a module of the Aprexis Platform for pharmacists and other healthcare providers to conduct comprehensive medication reviews for older adults MarketWire

Qatar's Madina Group Selects Epicor to Integrate Enterprise Management Across Four Subsidiaries
Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced that Qatar-based business conglomerate Madina Group has selected the Epicor® next-generation enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution MarketWire

Metso Wins a Patent Infringement Lawsuit in the United States
Metso Corporation's stock exchange release on December 12, 2011 at 4:00p.m.local time Metso has won a patent infringement lawsuit against Terex Corporation, oneofits subsidiaries and two of its dealers in the United States MarketWire

New PriceMetrix Report Shows Outperforming Advisors Grew Revenues 34% Over 12 Months; Underperformers Lost 4%
A new whitepaper report from PriceMetrix, the first choice in practice intelligence solutions for retail brokerages in North America, shows outperforming advisors grew their revenues 34% over a 12 month period ending in June 2011, compared to a 4% drop among the bottom quartile of advisors. The average Outperformer raised his or her revenue from $581,686 in June 2010 to $781,960 in June 2011 MarketWire

Jonathan Radford Chosen to Market Country Retreat in Pomfret, Conn. Owned by Actress Renee Zellweger
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in New England is pleased to announce that Jonathan Radford, an award-winning sales associate, has been selected to market and sell a private country retreat owned by Academy-award winning actress Renée Zellweger. The property, situated on nearly 39 acres in Pomfret, Conn MarketWire

iCrossing Appoints Chief Creative Officer
iCrossing (http://news.icrossing.com), a global digital marketing agency, announced today the appointment of Patrick Stern as chief creative officer, a newly-created position. He will lead iCrossing's global creative practice, building connected brands for CMOs by combining creativity with data-driven audience insight. MarketWire

Studio One Media Receives Approval for Second Patent Relating to Its Revolutionary MyStudio HD Recording Studios
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Security Benefit Teams With Mesirow Financial on a Complete 401k Product
Security Benefit Corporation, a Guggenheim Partners Company, today announced it is associating with Mesirow Financial, a diversified financial services firm, to launch a new 401k product with fiduciary protection. MarketWire

McGladrey Capital Markets Advises Models & Tools on the Sale of Majority Ownership to Altus Capital Partners
Models & Tools, a premier designer and manufacturer of close tolerance, large geometry, complex assembly tooling systems used in the aerospace and defense industries, sold a majority ownership to Altus Capital Partners, a middle market private equity group. The senior management team of Models and Tools will remain in place and maintain a significant equity stake in the company going forward MarketWire

ASSIA Wins Red Herring 100 Global Award for 2011
ASSIA, Inc., the leading provider of high-performance software tools for dynamic spectrum management (DSM) of digital subscriber line (DSL) networks, today announced that it has won the Red Herring 100 Global award for 2011, a prestigious recognition honoring the world's most audacious and far-reaching private technology companies and entrepreneurs for 2011. MarketWire

eHealthInsurance Named Best Website for Health Insurance Quotes
eHealthInsurance (NASDAQ: EHTH), the leading online source of health insurance for individuals, families and small businesses, is pleased to announce that eHealthInsurance.com has been named the best website for health insurance quotes in the December 2011 "Best of Everything" issue from Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine. MarketWire

Chicago Public Schools MWBE Foodservice Vendors Awarded by Chartwells-Thompson Hospitality
Chartwells-Thompson Hospitality (CTH), the primary food provider to Chicago Public Schools (CPS), announces its 2011 awards for its Minority And Women-Owned Business (MWBE) Enterprise Program. The Chartwells-Thompson MWBE Vendor Awards Program recognizes the important contribution these companies make to the CPS foodservice program MarketWire

TPS Achieves Immediate Results With VAI's Enhanced Suggested Purchasing Module
VAI (Vormittag Associates, Inc.), an award-winning ERP software provider, today announced that Transmission Parts Supply (TPS), a distributor of automatic and standard transmission parts, significantly improved purchasing decisions with VAI's suggested purchasing, manufacturing and transfer modules -- enhanced features of VAI's newest version of S2K Enterprise MarketWire

Coveo to Participate in Argyle Executive Forum's 2011 Customer Care Leadership Forum
Coveo today announced that Ed Shepherdson, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Solutions, will moderate a session at the Argyle Executive Forum 2011 Customer Care Leadership Forum in San Francisco that will focus on gaining insight from customer interactions across all channels -- both social and enterprise -- to enhance customer experiences MarketWire

TRC Provides Environmental Engineering Services to Guam Power Authority
TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRR) has kicked off a project in support of the Guam Power Authority's (GPA) environmental compliance program. Under a multi-year contract with GPA, TRC is providing environmental engineering and technical services related to strategic environmental planning, ambient air quality monitoring and modeling, regulatory oversight, and training. MarketWire

ADARA Networks Introduces Unified Dynamic Management for Data Center and Network Optimization to the Commercial Market
ADARA Networks, provider of a unique product platform that enables Enterprise IT to positively impact Net Profitability for businesses of all sizes through unified data center and network optimization, has now made this revolutionary platform available to the United States commercial market through Tech Data and its channel of over 60,000 resellers. MarketWire

iDashboards Launches Enterprise Edition Version 7.5
iDashboards, the global leader in business intelligence (BI) dashboard software, today announced the availability of iDashboards v7.5. This product release redefines the dashboard experience, providing users with stunning presentation options, an expanded chart library, interface enhancements and new development features. MarketWire

Waste Connections Announces Relocation of Corporate Headquarters
Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) today announced plans to relocate its corporate headquarters to The Woodlands, Texas. The Company expects the relocation to commence before year-end 2011 and be completed by September 2012. MarketWire

Dave Lory Joins PAID Inc. as VP of Talent and Client Relations
Dave Lory has joined PAID Inc. (OTCBB: PAYD) as VP of Talent and Client Relations for the company's expanding celebrity services business. MarketWire

Quaterra Reports on Exploration Planned for 2012 and Work Done in 2011
Quaterra Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE: QTA)(NYSE Amex: QMM) today provided an update on its exploration activities planned for 2012 and on work done during 2011 on its portfolio of North American base and precious metals projects. MarketWire

Attitude Drinks' Ingles Markets to Sell Company's Phase III(R) Recovery Drink
Attitude Drinks (OTCBB: ATTD) (OTCQB: ATTD), owner of the Ready-to-Drink (RTD) real milk beverage brand Phase III® Recovery, announced today that Ingles Markets, Incorporated has authorized sales of Phase III® Recovery Drink in Ingles' home market of Asheville, NC. Effective immediately, Phase III® Recovery will be merchandised in 30 Ingles Markets stores in the Asheville area. MarketWire

Luck Strikes Twice for All Slots Casino Player on Mobile and Flash Platforms
All Slots Casino (www.allslotscasino.com) congratulates Sharon S. from the UK, who received a special bonus and went on to hit a lucky streak that spanned two of the casino's platforms. Around 3 a.m. on December 3rd, Sharon won £10,160 while playing Mermaids Millions, a popular slot game, at All Slots Casino on her mobile phone MarketWire

SMT Corporation Will Mark Microchips With SigNature DNA
Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (OTCBB: APDN) announces that highly regarded microchip distributor SMT Corporation will join APDN in a groundbreaking anti-counterfeiting pilot program, sponsored by an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense. MarketWire

Arotech's FAAC Incorporated Receives Navy ID/IQ Contract Vehicle for Training Systems
FAAC Incorporated, as part of the Triton Joint Venture, was awarded Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division's (NAWCTSD) Training Systems Contract III (TSC III) MarketWire

AdCare Health Systems Appoints David Rubenstein as Chief Operating Officer
AdCare Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ADK), a leading nursing home and assisted living company, appointed David Rubenstein to the new position of chief operating officer, effective December 19, 2011. MarketWire

Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. Declares First Quarter Cash Dividend
Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ: CWCO) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.075 per share. MarketWire

Vizrt Gives Worldwide Broadcasters On-Demand Access to DigitalGlobe High-Resolution Earth Imagery
DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), a leading global provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions, today announced that Vizrt (VIZ: NO) has launched a new online service enabling designers to quickly find, preview, and add DigitalGlobe imagery into their broadcast graphics packages using Vizrt's Viz World production software MarketWire

MFRI Announces Third Quarter 2011 Results
MFRI, Inc. (NASDAQ: MFRI) -- announced today sales and earnings for the third quarter and nine months ended October 31, 2011 ("2011"). Third quarter net sales rose 21% to $71.3 million from $58.8 million in the prior-year quarter; net income in the quarter was $0.7 million or $0.10 per diluted share, compared to net income of $3.6 million or $0.52 per diluted share, in the prior-year quarter. MarketWire

WorldWide Wireless, Inc. -- Formerly Global Holdings, Inc. -- Announces That Their Filings Are Completely Updated to Reflect Name Changes, New Company Directions and Financial History
WorldWide Wireless, Inc., formerly Global Holdings, Inc., still trading under the symbol (PINKSHEETS: GOHG) announces today that the company has completed updating their filing, all of which can be found at www.pinksheets.com under the symbol "GOHG MarketWire

Peter F. Asaad of Immigration Solutions Group Named to Washingtonian's 2011 "Best Lawyers" List
Immigration Solutions Group, PLLC is honored to have Managing Member, Peter F. Asaad, named in Washingtonian magazine's 2011 "Best Lawyers" list as one of the "Top Lawyers" in its selection of "Washington's Best Legal Minds MarketWire

Loncor Completes Regional Assessment of Ngayu Greenstone Belt and Defines 13 Key Priority Targets for Follow-Up
Loncor Resources Inc. (the "Company" or "Loncor") (TSX VENTURE: LN)(NYSE Amex: LON) is pleased to announce the results of the regional assessment of its Ngayu Gold Project, north eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (the "DRC"). Results from this extensive survey program are positive and encouraging, leading to multiple targets for follow-up in 2012. MarketWire

Vick Once Again Plays Invincible
Michael Vick returned to play invincible against the Miami Dolphins. Despite several sacks and deliberate devastating blows to his broken ribs, Vick was unscathed because of his specially designed UNEQUAL® Body Armor made with ballistic grade DuPont™ Kevlar® and military-grade materials (approved for civilian use) MarketWire

Magnum Hunter Resources Announces New Joint Exploration Agreement With Stone Energy Corporation
Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (NYSE: MHR) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrC) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrD) (the "Company" or "Magnum Hunter") announced today a Joint Development and Joint Operating Agreement ("Joint Agreements") with Stone Energy Corporation (NYSE: SGY) ("Stone Energy") MarketWire

Chugs and Toygers and Labradoodles, Oh My!: Storm8 Delivers Maximum Cuteness With New Pet Shop Story for iOS
Storm8, the mobile social gaming leader, today announced the launch of Pet Shop Story for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The latest free-to-play game from Storm8's famed TeamLava studio, Pet Shop Story offers pet lovers the best of both worlds: all the adorable animals their hearts could desire, without any of the allergies or cleanup. MarketWire

inTEST Corporation Announces Agreement to Acquire Thermonics, Inc., a Division of Test Enterprises, Inc.
inTEST Corporation (NASDAQ: INTT), an independent designer, manufacturer and marketer of temperature management products and semiconductor automatic test equipment (ATE) interface solutions, today announced that Temptronic Corporation, a member of inTEST Corporation's Thermal Solutions Group, has signed an agreement to acquire the assets and certain liabilities of Thermonics, Inc MarketWire

Actiance Announces Further Key Appointments During Company Expansion, Adds to European and Sales Leadership Teams
Actiance, enablers of the safe and compliant use of unified communications (UC), collaboration and social media, announced today three key appointments alongside the creation of nearly 45 new positions globally over recent months MarketWire

Storm8 Rolls Out Zoo Story 2 for iOS, With New Animal Crossbreeding and Collaborative Building Features
Storm8, the mobile social gaming leader, today announced that its new Zoo Story 2 game is now available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, with exciting new features sure to please casual mobile gamers and TeamLava fans. MarketWire

Augme Technologies Finalizes 2012 Strategy for IP Portfolio Expansion With ipCapital Group
Augme Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: AUGT), ("Augme®") ("the Company"), a technology and services leader in interactive media marketing that offers the only patented and innovative end-to-end mobile marketing platform, today announced the completion of its 2012 strategy for intellectual property ("IP") portfolio expansion with the support of ipCapital Group, Inc MarketWire

Oracle Unveils Connected Digital Lifestyle Solution to Help Communications Service Providers Maximize Mobile Application Revenue
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ERF Wireless Welcomes Experienced Banking Executive Thomas Wiedebush to Its Board of Directors
ERF Wireless (OTCBB: ERFB), a leading provider of enterprise-class wireless and broadband products and services, announced today that senior banking executive Thomas Wiedebush has become the newest member of the ERF Wireless Board of Directors. MarketWire

PrestaShop Launches v1.4.6 of Its Open-Source E-Commerce Solution Now Compliant With Canadian Regulations
With more than 105,000 online stores worldwide, PrestaShop announces the release of v1.4.6 of its Open-source e-commerce solution, now compliant with all Canadian e-commerce requirements. The creation and improvements of several key features aimed to satisfy both merchants and web agencies allow PrestaShop users to get even more benefits from their e-commerce site. MarketWire

Theravance Announces Initiation of Phase 2 Study With Its MARIN Compound, TD-9855, for the Treatment of ADHD
Theravance, Inc. (NASDAQ: THRX) announced today the initiation of an Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Phase 2 study with TD-9855, the lead compound in Theravance's MonoAmine Reuptake INhibitor (MARIN) program MarketWire

BRITAIN MAGAZINE & Tours.com Come Together in Strategic Marketing Alliance
In an act of ever expanding reach and depth, Tours.com: The Worldwide Directory of Tours & Vacations, announces a strategic partnership with BRITAIN MAGAZINE, the official magazine of the United Kingdom. MarketWire

Holiday Beauty and Hair: Easy and Budget-Friendly Tips for Colors and Style From Skincare-News.com
The holidays are right around the corner, and life can get hectic pretty quickly. But women shouldn't forget that this time of the year is a great time to celebrate their own beauty. Skincare-News MarketWire

ICW Part of German Consortium That Wins Award for Telemedicine Achievement
InterComponentWare, Inc., a leading international provider of healthcare information technology, has been honored with the 2011 Karl Storz prize for Telemedicine by The German Society for Telemedicine through its participation in the prestigious German "Partnership for the Heart" consortium MarketWire

Barkerville Gold Mines Intercepts 62.3 Meters (204.5 feet) of 14.2 g/T (0.415 oz/t) Including 34.7 Meters (113.9 feet) of 25.2 g/T (0.735 oz/t) Gold & Drilling Continues by Six Drills on Cow Mt.
Further to news releases on the high grade visual gold-cosalite-quartz-pyrite zones discovered by the Company on Cow Mountain and reported June 27, July 26, September 13 and October 18, Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: BGM)(FRANKFURT: IWUB) (the "Company") reports additional significant diamond drill hole intercepts. MarketWire

Park Sterling Corporation Adds Senior Banker in Eastern North Carolina
Park Sterling Corporation (NASDAQ: PSTB), the holding company for Park Sterling Bank, announced today that it has hired veteran banker David Parker to lead its eastern North Carolina operations MarketWire

TeleCommunication Systems Unveils TCS TotalCom(TM) Portfolio
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today introduced its TotalCom™ portfolio, which has been developed to enable seamless, highly secure voice, video and data communication among fixed sites and remote operations MarketWire

MMRGlobal Signs $30 Million Non-Exclusive Patent License Agreement
MMRGlobal, Inc. (OTCBB: MMRF) ("MMR") (the "Company") today announced that on December 9, 2011 it signed a Settlement and Patent License Agreement (the "Agreement") with Surgery Center Management LLC ("SCM") to license certain of the Company's Health IT and Personal Health Record patents, including various patents covering uses of MMR's personal and professional Health IT products and services MarketWire

Venoco, Inc. Announces 2012 Guidance
Venoco, Inc. (NYSE: VQ) announced guidance for 2012 and provided an update on its onshore Monterey Shale program in the Sevier field. MarketWire

2011 Dream 18 of Great Residential Golf Holes Announced by GolfCourseHome(R) Network
The GolfCourseHome® Network announces the winning selections for its Fifth Annual Dream 18 list of great residential golf holes today. MarketWire

New Micrel DC-DC Converter Family Enables Point-of-Load Designs With High Power Density and High Efficiency
Micrel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRL), an industry leader in analog, high bandwidth communications and Ethernet IC solutions, today rolled out its new SuperSwitcher II™ family of integrated MOSFET buck regulators for high power density DC-DC applications MarketWire

Wireless Products From TP-LINK Will Keep on Giving Beyond This Holiday Season
Amidst all the hustle and bustle this holiday season, consider TP-LINK wireless networking products, as value-added gifts that are sure to make those Internet savvy friends and family jolly this holiday season. MarketWire

MELA Sciences Announces Additions to Board of Directors
MELA Sciences (NASDAQ: MELA) today announced the appointment of several new directors to serve on its Board -- Robert Coradini, Mark Fabiani, John Goddard, James Noble, and David Stone. MarketWire

BioServe Expands Relationship With Fox Chase Cancer Center
BioServe today announced an expanded relationship with Fox Chase Cancer Center, a foundation member of the BioServe Network of leading sample biorepositories. In this expanded relationship, BioServe will be working with Fox Chase to provide clients with next generation sequencing capabilities MarketWire

Del Monte Foods Selects Locus Technologies Software for Energy and Sustainability Management
One of the nation's largest food companies has joined with a Silicon Valley innovator to advance its position as a leader in sustainable energy and environmental resource management MarketWire

Searchmetrics Launches Adobe Genesis Integration With Adobe SearchCenter+
Searchmetrics, the world leader in search analytics software, today announces the general availability of the integration of its search analytics data with Adobe® Digital Marketing Suite products Adobe® SiteCatalyst®, actionable web analytics of online strategies, and Adobe® SearchCenter+, a paid search optimization solution MarketWire

Schedulicity Releases 2012 Small Business Forecast
Small businesses are the lifeblood of the US economy, with more than 27 million operating in the United States (Source: Small Business Association). Technology has become one of the pillars of business that continues to shape the way these small businesses survive and thrive in the face of a declining economy. MarketWire

Jeffrey Hayzlett and Erin Saxton Merge Companies Into Global Public Relations and Business Offerings
Jeffrey Hayzlett, global business celebrity and author of the bestseller "The Mirror Test," and Erin Saxton, four-time Emmy-nominated television producer and founder of the boutique public relations firm, The Idea Network, announced the merger of their public relations teams effective today. MarketWire

Cubic Wins Middle East Training Contract Worth $120 Million With Options
Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) announced today that it has signed a prime contract with a major Middle East customer to provide comprehensive marksmanship and small arms training capabilities. MarketWire

GreenWorld Restoration LLC Acquires the Intellectual Property and Assets of Solaris Home Systems LLC and Assistance Services International
GreenWorld Restoration LLC (Greenworld) is pleased to announce the acquisition of intellectual property from Solaris Home Systems LLC (Solaris), a Florida Limited Liability Company, and the related manufacturing assets from Assistance Services International (ASI), a Mexico Corporation. MarketWire

Austin Energy Begins 540-Megawatt Demolition of Holly Street Power Station, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Austin Energy, which is a utility for the city of Austin, Texas, has hired TRC Companies Incorporated (NYSE:TRR) (Lowell, Massachusetts) to dismantle and demolish the four-unit, 540-megawatt (MW) natural gas and oil-fired Holly Street Power Station in Austin. The station was closed between 2004 and 2007 MarketWire

Knovel Adds Computer Hardware Engineering Subject Area
Knovel, the leading provider of a Web-based application integrating technical information with analytical and search tools, today announced Computer Hardware Engineering as its newest subject area MarketWire

NAES Operates 37 Gigawatts of Power Generation Assets Worldwide
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- NAES Corporation (Issaquah, Washington), owned by ITOCHU Corporation, is moving forward with growth initiatives, including the recent Preferred Vendor Agreement with Fluitec International MarketWire

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Receives New Custom Zinc Finger Configurations for Advanced Fibers Development
Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Inc. (OTCQB: KBLB) (PINKSHEETS: KBLB) announced that the Company has taken delivery, from Sigma-Aldrich, of newly created zinc finger nuclease configurations. These zinc fingers were created per the Company's requirements pursuant to the Company's license agreement with Sigma-Aldrich MarketWire

Webtech Wireless Announces Harald Fritz as Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing
Webtech Wireless Inc. (TSX: WEW) ("Webtech" or the "Company"), a leading provider of vehicle fleet location-based services (LBS) and telematics technology is pleased to announce the appointment of Harald Fritz, from Vice President of Quadrant Sales - Government, Fleets & Transport to the newly formed position of Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing, Telematics MarketWire

Hitor Group Announces New Technology
After more than four years of tireless Research & Development Hitor Group (OTCQB: HITR) (PINKSHEETS: HITR) in conjunction with Micfil, Germany is now ready to introduce the latest technology in the fuel savings and emission reduction arena. The product we have temporarily named the NJCT MarketWire

Eco-Safe Announces New Bio-Terror Decontamination System for U.S. and Local Governmental Agencies
Eco-Safe Systems USA, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ESFS) is pleased to announce the new Hazmat Systems product-line. These systems address a top priority for U.S. Government Homeland Security and local Hazmat teams throughout the country MarketWire

Echo360 Announces Four Award Recipients of Annual $10,000 Research Program Grants
Echo360, the global leader in campus-wide blended learning and lecture capture solutions, today announced the recipients of the 2011-2012 Blended Learning Grants Program that awards $10,000 to universities committed to directly addressing the impact of lecture capture technology MarketWire

Joe's Jeans Requests and Receives Additional 180 Day Grace Period From Nasdaq
Joe's Jeans Inc. (NASDAQ: JOEZ) announced today that the Company received notification from The Nasdaq Stock Market indicating that the Company will have an additional 180 day grace period to regain compliance with Nasdaq's $1.00 minimum bid price requirement. MarketWire

N-Viro International Expands Raw Materials Contract and Revenues
N-Viro International Corporation (NVIC) signs a three year renegotiated contract for raw material reagents used in the N-Viro process. Under the arrangement reagents will be transported by Bio Mineral Transportation, a logistics subsidiary of N-Viro, to its Daytona Beach, Florida facility for reuse MarketWire

ASSA ABLOY appoints new CFO
Carolina Dybeck Happe has been appointedCFO and Executive Vice President of theASSA ABLOY Group effective March 1(st) 2012. She succeeds Tomas Eliassonwho, ashas been announced earlier, will take up a position outside the company. MarketWire

South China Morning Post (SCMP) Reporter Wins Coveted Lorenzo Natali Journalism Prize
South China Morning Post reporter Fiona Tam (Tan Xiao-mi) won the first prize for the Asia-Pacific region in the Lorenzo Natali Journalist Prize competition. The European Commission and a seven-member grand jury awarded the prize at the ceremony last Thursday night in Brussels. MarketWire

Xcite Energy Limited - Shareholder Update
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Quantum's vmPRO 4000 Wins "Storage Virtualization Product of the Year" at 2011 SVC Awards
Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM), a proven global expert in data protection and big data management, today announced that the company's vmPRO 4000 integrated solution for protecting data on virtual servers was named "Storage Virtualization Product of the Year" at the 2011 Storage, Virtualization and Cloud Computing (SVC) Awards MarketWire

Lattice Announces New Version of Mixed Signal Design Software
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) today announced release 6.2 of its PAC-Designer® mixed signal design software, with updated support for Lattice's Platform Manager™, Power Manager II and ispClock™ devices. Users designing with Platform Manager devices now have more integrated access to the Lattice Diamond® 1.4 software design environment, also announced today MarketWire

Harte-Hanks Trillium Software Launches FATCA Compliance Data Assessment for Financial Institutions
Trillium Software®, a business of Harte-Hanks, Inc. (NYSE: HHS) and a leading enabler of Total Data Quality™ solutions, today announced the launch of the Trillium FATCA Compliance Data Assessment, a service to assist financial institutions in their preparations for compliance with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) MarketWire

Top Ten Wireless Predictions for 2012
As 2011 draws to a close Juniper Research has drawn up a list of predictions for the coming year, all neatly wrapped up as the top trends for the mobile and wireless industry for 2012. A complimentary report detailing the findings is available to download from the Juniper website today. MarketWire

98% of Chinese Physicians Use Internet
Ninety-eight percent of physicians in China use the Internet, and they spend 5.1 hours a week on activities related to their practice and on specialty-related activities, according to a new study by Kantar Health, a leading healthcare-focused global consultancy and marketing insights company, and DXY, the largest online academic portal for Chinese physicians and life sciences professionals. MarketWire

Ericsson CTO takes on new role
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Pharming granted U.S. patent on C1 inhibitor use in ischemia reperfusion injury indications
Biotech company Pharming Group NV("Pharming" or "the Company") (NYSE Euronext: PHARM) announces that theUnitedStates Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted the Company U.S.Patent8,071,532, covering a method of preventing, reducing or treating anischemiaand/or reperfusion injury by administering recombinant C1 inhibitor(Ruconest(®)/ Rhucin(®)) MarketWire

Glamabox.com Launches Online Beauty Magazine, Glamazine
Glamabox.com, the leading online beauty products subscription commerce platform in Asia, founded by celebrity model Lisa S, officially launches its online magazine, Glamazine, today. The commerce portal offers consumers the ability to subscribe to its monthly subscription service and provides users with valuable product information and beauty insights. MarketWire

Melrose Jewelers Launches Its Winter Holiday Rolex Event With up to $1000 off Rolex Watches Until Mon., Dec. 19th
Melrose Jewelers, USA's #1 Online Luxury Watch Retailer, today announced its Winter Holiday Rolex Event with up to $1000 off Select Rolex Watches. Until Monday, December 19th only customers can receive $250 off Rolex Datejust watches, $500 off Rolex President watches and $1000 off Rolex Super President watches MarketWire

Digital Payment Technologies Completes Successful Trial Deployments for LUKE II Multi-Space Parking Pay Stations
Digital Payment Technologies (http://www.digitalpaytech.com) (DPT), a leading supplier of parking technology and solutions, earlier this year launched its new LUKE II multi-space pay station, and today announced the successful trial deployments in three key market segments: municipality, university and parking operator. Trial clients across these markets -- Ann Arbor, Mich MarketWire

SEI Selected by EIG Global Energy Partners to Provide Private Equity Operations Outsourcing
SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC) today announced that it has been selected by EIG Global Energy Partners to provide an operational outsourcing solution for the firm's alternative investment business MarketWire

ElderGadget Announces Top 10 Cool Holiday Gifts Under $10
ElderGadget, a leading, trusted technology review and news site geared toward the dynamic boomer and senior, has released its Top 10 Cool Holiday Gifts for 2011 Under $10, featuring its top affordable picks for shoppers this holiday season MarketWire

Novo Nordisk A/S: Novo Nordisk A/S - Share repurchase programme
Company Announcement no 78 / 2011:http://hugin.info/2013/R/1570658/488426.pdf This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf ofThomson Reuters clients MarketWire

Lapis Technologies Wins Contract to Supply Sophisticated Military Test Equipment to a Major Aerospace Corporation
Lapis Technologies, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: LPST), a provider of aerospace and defense technologies and solutions, announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Enertec Systems 2001 Ltd (Enertec), received from a global aerospace corporation a purchase order for the production of sophisticated military test equipment MarketWire

New Release of Lattice Diamond Design Software Accelerates FPGA Design Optimization for Low Power and Cost Sensitive Applications
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) today announced release 1.4 of its Lattice Diamond® design software, the design environment for Lattice FPGA products. Users of Lattice Diamond 1.4 software will benefit from several usability enhancements that make FPGA design exploration easier and reduce time to market. MarketWire

Air Industries Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Air Industries") Today Announced Its Financial Results for the Nine Months Ended September 30, 2011
Air Industries Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AIRI) MarketWire

Pulse Beverage Corporation Announces NBT Equity Group Updated Research Report by Tobin Smith
The Pulse Beverage Corporation (OTCBB: PLSB) ("Pulse" or the "Company"), makers of the PULSE® brand of "good-for-you" NutriPurpose™ beverages and Cabana™ 100% natural lemonades, announced today that NBT Equity Research LLC has released an updated research report on the Company. The full research report can be accessed through the Pulse Beverage website at www.pulsebeverage.com. MarketWire

Ariett Business Solutions Inc., Leading Provider of Purchase and Expense Management Software, Announces the Release of Ariett AP Invoice Solution Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) on Microsoft Windows Azure(TM)
Ariett, a leading provider of Purchase and Xpense Management Solutions, has announced the immediate availability of Ariett AP Invoice Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions on the Microsoft's Windows Azure™ platform. MarketWire

Kauffman Foundation's Urban Entrepreneur Partnership (UEP) to Honor Detroit UEP Recommended Suppliers at Dec. 14 Event
A select group of Detroit-area automotive suppliers will be honored at the upcoming "Celebration of Entrepreneurial Excellence" to be held Dec. 14 at the Detroit Athletic Club. The event will be hosted by The Urban Entrepreneur Partnership (UEP) Detroit, a program of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. MarketWire

Resource Capital Corp. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
Resource Capital Corp. (NYSE: RSO) (the "Company") announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.25 per common share for the quarter ending December 31, 2011. The dividend will be paid on January 27, 2012 to holders of record on December 30, 2011. MarketWire

Universal Detection Technology Enters Into Agreement With Honeywell International to Develop a Smart Phone Compatible Radiation Detector With Bluetooth Capability
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Two Novartis Phase III studies show twice as many Ph+ CML patients achieve deeper levels of response with Tasigna® compared to Glivec®
Novartis International AG /Two Novartis Phase III studies show twice as many Ph+ CML patients achieve deeper levels of response with Tasigna® compared to Glivec® . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Wizcom Decides for Comprehensive Reorganization
Wizcom Technologies Ltd. /Wizcom Decides for Comprehensive Reorganization. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Facility management requires global responsibility and local acting
IBC Informa Business Communication GmbH /Facility management requires global responsibility and local acting. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

BonTerra Resources Inc. : BONTERRA'S HOLE BA-11-34A ON ITS QUEBEC EASTERN EXTENSION PROPERTY ASSAYS GOLD FROM 82 TO 657 METRES DEPTH
BonTerra Resources Inc. /BonTerra Resources Inc. : BONTERRA'S HOLE BA-11-34A ON ITS QUEBEC EASTERN EXTENSION PROPERTY ASSAYS GOLD FROM 82 TO 657 METRES DEPTH . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Pöyry manages the Urgent Water Supply and Sanitation Rehabilitation Programme in Zimbabwe
PÖYRY PLC          Press release 12 December 2011 GlobeNewswire

Nestlé Purina celebrates a decade of passion for pets
Nestlé S.A. /Nestlé Purina celebrates a decade of passion for pets. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Ahlstrom acquires 49 percent stake in U.S. battery separator company Porous Power Technologies
Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE December 12, 2011 at 10.10 GlobeNewswire

Financial Calendar 2012
The accounting figures for 2011      Tuesday 7 GlobeNewswire

Vacon reduces its guidance for 2011
Vacon Plc, Stock Exchange Release, 12 December 2011 at 11.55 am (EET) GlobeNewswire

Sampo's Christmas donation to Tukikummit foundation
SAMPO PLC                   PRESS RELEASE          12 December 2011 at 11.20 am GlobeNewswire

Heineken® - making responsible consumption aspirational
Amsterdam, 12 December 2011 - HEINEKEN today launched the latest phase in its global approach to encourage the responsible consumption of its brands. The new theme, titled 'Sunrise belongs to moderate drinkers' continues to use Heineken®, the world's most international premium beer brand, to deliver and reinforce this important message. GlobeNewswire

Atea green frontrunner in the Nordics
Atea ASA /Atea green frontrunner in the Nordics. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

ASSA ABLOY appoints new CFO
Carolina Dybeck Happe has been appointed CFO and Executive Vice President of the ASSA ABLOY Group effective March 1st 2012. She succeeds Tomas Eliasson who, as has been announced earlier, will take up a position outside the company. GlobeNewswire

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PROPERTY4EAST SECURES THE MOST EXCLUSIVE SUITES & APARTMENTS FOR THE LONDON 2012 OLYMPICS
In the past year, PROPERTY4EAST has really outshone itself. It has managed to secure a sizeable number of suites and apartments in the UK's capital for its clientele to ensure they enjoy the London 2012 Olympics to the fullest and in style. What's more, their visitors can be assured not only of tickets for the Games but also for the Opening Ceremony GlobeNewswire

Aprea announces continuation of clinical Phase I/II-study of APR-246 in patients with leukemia
STOCKHOLM - December 12, 2011. Aprea AB today announces that the first patient has been dosed in a clinical Phase I/II-study of APR-246. The primary aim of the study is to evaluate safety and pharmacokinetics, but also to make an early assessment of effectiveness. Aprea is a Karolinska Development AB (publ) portfolio company GlobeNewswire

TGS Commences Multi-client 3D Wide Azimuth Survey in Gulf of Mexico
HOUSTON (12 December 2011) - TGS has commenced acquisition of a 3D multi-client wide azimuth (WAZ) survey covering 11,655 km2 in the Gulf of Mexico in partnership with WesternGeco. GlobeNewswire

Vizrt Signs Broadcast Graphics Deal with a Korean TV Channel
Bergen, Norway, December 12, 2011. Vizrt Ltd. (Oslo Main List: VIZ) GlobeNewswire

RNBs sales in November 2011
RNB's total sales in proprietary stores in November 2011 amounted to SEK 226.7 M, compared with SEK 230.5 M in the corresponding month a year earlier, which is an decrease of 1.6%. In local currencies the decrease was 1.6%. GlobeNewswire

ING announces liability management offers
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Cryptzone predicts Trends for 2012
Gothenburg, 2011 December 12 GlobeNewswire

Lyse AS chooses EDB ErgoGroup as its partner for invoice production
(Oslo, 12 December 2011) Lyse AS, one of Norway's largest energy companies, has chosen EDB ErgoGroup to be its supplier for invoice production. The agreement means that all outgoing invoices to Lyse's customers will be produced with the help of EDB ErgoGroup's solutions for invoice production and distribution GlobeNewswire

Imtech: technology partner for energy efficiency in two high-tech research institutes in Sweden
Gouda - Imtech (IM-AE, technical services provider in Europe) announces its involvement in Sweden in realising the energy-efficient technical infrastructure at two leading research institutes, the European Spallation Source (ESS) and the MAX IV Laboratory. Both will be situated near the Lund University GlobeNewswire

MediGene: Veregen® Marketing Approval Process Initiated for 17 Additional European Countries
MediGene AG /MediGene: Veregen® Marketing Approval Process Initiated for 17 Additional European Countries . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Promising interim results of Phase II trial with elacytarabine in combination with idarubicin in patients with early stage acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) presented at ASH annual meeting
Oslo, Norway GlobeNewswire

Bayfield Ventures Corp. : Bayfield Reports 7.2m of 656.88 g/t Ag in Rainy River, North-western Ontario
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