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Periodic international dialogue on economic concerns desirable: Mukherjee
Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said that it is desirable to have a periodic international dialogue on economic concerns that affects lives in all countries. ANI

China's first White Paper on foreign trade highlights contribution to global economy
China has released a White Paper on foreign trade that highlights the nation's achievements in boosting trade with other countries and its contribution to the world economy. ANI

Google's Android Market downloads hit 10 billion mark
Google has announced that over 10 billion applications have been downloaded from the Android Market, which offers variety of programs for smartphones and tablets that use the search giant's operating system. ANI

FDI in retail logjam ends at all-party meet
The Government, after meeting its allies and opposition parties, agreed to suspend 51 per cent Direct Investment (FDI) in retail, till a consensus is achieved among all parties. ANI

Citigroup to cut 4500 jobs globally
Citigroup chief executive Vikram Pandit has announced that the bank would cut 4500 jobs around the world in an effort to reduce its costs. ANI

Who will Lead the Race when Subsidy is Available for Denitration
According to the national overall arrangement on energy conservation & emission reduction, the NOx emission shall be reduced by 10% in the period of 12th Five-year Plan. The technological improvement on denitration for coal-fired power companies hasbecome the top priority in the NOx emission reduction. The NDRC announced on Nov ACN Newswire

Archean Star (TSXV:ASP) Completes First Hole of Drill Program at Gnaweeda Gold Project in Australia - Video Summary Posted on
Vancouver, British Columbia, December 7, 2011 - Archean Star (TSXV:ASP) completes first of two drill holes from the current diamond drill program at the Gnaweeda Gold Project in Western Australia. has produced a ""video news alert"" about Archean Star. If this link is not enabled, please visit and enter ""Archean Star"" in the search box ACN Newswire

Automodular Corporation (TSX:AM) Subject of StockPotentials Report by eResearch Corp - Video Summary of Report Posted on
Vancouver, British Columbia, December 7, 2011 - Toronto based eResearch has issued a StockPotentials report on Automodular Corporation (TSX:AM). StockPotential reports cover smaller companies that have little or no following on the Street, that eResearch believes would be primarily of interest to retail has produced a ""video news alert"" based on this report ACN Newswire

Showa Denko Makes Progress toward Achieving Goals under PEGASUS
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) is making progress toward achieving goals under its new medium-term consolidated business plan PEGASUS for the 2011-2015 period ACN Newswire

Gulfstream Opens Beijing Sales Office
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics, celebrated the grand opening of its new Beijing office in the China World Tower today. The office, located in the middle of Beijing's Central Business District, will give customers centralized access to Gulfstream resources in the rapidly growing Chinese market ACN Newswire

Imperva Enhances U.S. Government Agencies Data Protection Efforts
New SecureSphere Data Suite introduces IPv6 support, SharePoint-specific security controls, and improved DISA STIG policy supportRedwood Shores, CA - December 7, 2011 - Imperva (NYSE:  IMPV), a pioneer and a leader of a new category of data security solutions for high-value business data in the data center, announced today the availability of the SecureSphere Data Security Suite 9.0 for U.S ACN Newswire

Sun Materials Technology Formal Marketing Launch at Intersolar China
Sun Materials Technology Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Mascotte Holdings Limited (stock code: 0136.HK), today announced that its Chairman and CEO, Dr. Mark Wu, spoke at Intersolar China 2011 in Beijing , China, on Wednesday, December 7 at 10:20AM ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Semiconductor and SuVolta Demonstrate Ultra-low-voltage Operation of SRAM Down to ~0.4V
Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited and SuVolta Inc. today announced that they have successfully demonstrated ultra-low-voltage operation of SRAM (static random access memory) blocks down to 0.425V by integrating SuVolta's PowerShrink low-power CMOS platform into Fujitsu Semiconductor's low-power process technology ACN Newswire

David Thomas: China Becoming World High-Tech Leader
As so-called BRIC countries financially "delink" from troubled developed economies, the Chinese mainland is becoming the global leader in the development of technology, according to Australian entrepreneur and facilitator David Thomas ACN Newswire

Hays Appoints New Regional Director in Japan
Hays Specialist Recruitment Japan K.K. ("Hays Japan") today announces the appointment of Jonathan Sampson as Regional Director. In this senior management role he is responsible for supporting Hays' continuing growth in Japan ACN Newswire

Applied Materials Announces Cash Dividend
SANTA CLARA, Calif., December 6, 2011 - Applied Materials, Inc. today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.08 per share payable on the company's common stock.  The dividend is payable on March 15, 2012 to stockholders of record as of February 23, 2012.  Applied Materials, Inc ACN Newswire

United Logistics Doubles Warehouse Capacity and Becomes the Largest User Purchase Transaction in East Bay in 2010 and 2011
United Logistics Solutions, Inc. ("ULS") purchased the ±155,500 square foot Cherry Technology Center at 38083 Cherry Street in Newark, CA. The building is situated on ±10.64 acres and includes ±10,000 square feet of office space, ±8,000 Amps, 277/480 Volt Power, 100% HVAC, 12 docks, 3 Grade Level Doors and a 4/1000 parking ratio MarketWire

OnLive Brings Console-Class Gaming to Tablets/Phones
OnLive, Inc., the pioneer of cloud gaming, announced that it is bringing console-class gaming to tablets and phones with the revolutionary OnLive app for tablet and mobile platforms MarketWire

Network Equipment Technologies Announces Change in Chief Development Officer
Network Equipment Technologies, Inc. ("NET") (NASDAQ: NWK) announced today that Talbot Harty, Vice President and Chief Development Officer, has resigned to pursue a new entrepreneurial venture. Harty joined the company in 2003 and became head of the research and development organization in 2005. His resignation will be effective December 16, 2011. MarketWire

CBN Pilots New Cloud Computing Services in Indonesia With Brocade
CBN, one of Indonesia's pioneering Internet service providers, has broken new ground by establishing a cloud computing data center using Ethernet fabric switching from Brocade® (NASDAQ: BRCD). The new data center infrastructure enables CBN to build a new revenue stream by offering cloud-based application services that meet the increasingly sophisticated requirements of business customers. MarketWire

Intergraph(R) PV Elite(R) Webinar on December 14th to Introduce Enhancements and New Features in PV Elite 2012
Intergraph will present a PV Elite webinar on December 14, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. CT that will discuss new and improved features in PV Elite 2012 for vessel and exchanger analysis and design. The webinar will also cover code updates and productivity enhancements MarketWire

Michael Buble Jingles Another Week at Number One
Michael Bublé is having a holly jolly holiday season as sales for his "Christmas" CD have exploded this week to a staggering 292, 501 units (up 29%), keeping the Bublé franchise at No. 1 for a second straight week on Billboard's Top 200 Chart. Sales have now surged past the one million mark MarketWire

Petty's Garage Launches the Richard Petty Signature Series Mustang
Loyal fans of the King, Richard Petty, know his championship heritage isn't limited to Chrysler products. Back in the '60s the King was racing and winning with Fords, and the NASCAR team he leads today races under the Blue Oval exclusively MarketWire

UPDATE: Palm Beach Food & Wine Festival 2011 Features Five Nights of Star Chefs and Good Eats in Support of the James Beard Foundation
It's time to celebrate the world of epicurean pleasure in all its glory. Palm Beach Food & Wine Festival 2011 unveils its new design, beginning this Friday, December 9, with an exciting five-day lineup of award-winning chefs and culinary personalities, authors, winemakers, mixologists and journalists MarketWire

Selectica to Consider Allowing Investors to Purchase a Greater Stake in the Company
Selectica (NASDAQ: SLTC), provider of cloud-based sales configuration and contract lifecycle management solutions, today announced that its board of directors has determined that additional share purchases above the limits currently permitted under its Rights Plan may not jeopardize the value of the company's net operating loss carry forwards (NOLs) MarketWire

Sale of Enwave Energy Corporation
The shareholders of Enwave Energy Corporation ("Enwave"), the City of Toronto and Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System ("OMERS"), have directed the Board of Directors of Enwave to solicit proposals for a sale of 100% of the shares of Enwave through a competitive auction process MarketWire

Members of Florida Alimony Reform Group Tell Their Personal Stories of Hardship and Unfair Treatment to Florida's House Civil Justice Subcommittee
More than a dozen members of Florida Alimony Reform ( (FAR) traveled from around the state to testify today in favor of a bill that would update Florida's antiquated alimony laws MarketWire

Proteonomix, Inc. (PROT) Letter to Shareholders
Proteonomix, Inc. (OTCBB: PROT) sends letter to its shareholders. MarketWire

ITE and EON Reality to Set-Up Centre for Virtual 3D Learning in Singapore
EON Reality, Inc., the world's leading interactive 3D software provider, today announced that ITE -- Institute of Technical Education, Singapore, has signed a MOU -- Memorandum of Understanding -- to collaborate in various areas in 3D applied technologies. MarketWire

Stakool/Anthus Life Corp. Projects Strong Sales Growth With New Sun Cookies
Stakool Inc. (OTCBB: STKO) (PINKSHEETS: STKO), a Florida-based corporation, is pleased to announce Anthus Life Corp.'s recent agreement with New Sun Cookies is expected to generate strong sales growth throughout 2012. MarketWire

Charles Eliasch Graces Hollywood Stage in Upcoming Play As I Like It
This winter, Charles Eliasch, son of the highly acclaimed Genlux fashion editor, artist and playwright, Amanda Eliasch, returns to play the "Devotee" in his mother's first stage masterpiece, As I Like It. The classically trained thespian steps away from his opera and Shakespearean background and embraces the role of the virtuous pianist in the clever and candid drama MarketWire

Ixia to Present at the Gabelli & Company - Best Ideas Conference; Presentation to be Webcast on Dec. 14 at 2:00 p.m. ET
Ixia (NASDAQ: XXIA) today announced participation in the following upcoming event with the financial community: MarketWire

New ROI Tool Enables IT Managers to Estimate Return on Investment From Quantum Data Protection Solutions
News FactsQuantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM), a proven global expert in data protection and big data management, today announced availability of a dynamic online tool that offers end users a realistic view of the economic benefits of adding the company's deduplication technology to their backup process MarketWire

Extra Space Storage(R) Announces Executive Restructuring
Extra Space Storage Inc. (NYSE: EXR) (the "Company") announced today the restructuring of its executive management team. In the third quarter of 2012, Kenneth M. Woolley, founder, current member and former Chairman of the Board of Directors and former Chief Executive Officer, will assume the role of Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Investment Officer of the Company. Mr MarketWire

Lakeland Industries, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2012 Financial Results
Lakeland Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAKE) today announced financial results for its third quarter and first nine months of fiscal year 2012 ended October 31, 2011. MarketWire

Crossroads Systems Reports Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Results
Crossroads Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDS), a global provider of solutions and services that ensure stored data is proactively protected and reliably recovered, reported financial results for its fiscal fourth quarter and full year ended October 31, 2011. MarketWire

Alaska Housing Finance Corporation Celebrates 40th Anniversary
The state's official housing authority, Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC), is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, marking a four-decade evolution built on a mission that includes providing access to safe, quality, affordable housing for low- and moderate-income Alaskans in neighborhoods statewide. MarketWire Knows of No Material Change in its Affairs, Ltd. (OTCBB: BNGOF), owner of the popular online gaming community, today reported that, in view of the unusual rise in the share price of the common stock of the Company, it reports that it is not aware of any material corporate development or material change which could account for the price changes. MarketWire

ECRM's Promotional Report Shows Food Prices Are Expected to Remain High Through December
This week ECRM released its monthly Promotional Pricing report, tracking U.S. food prices promoted in retail circular ads. As expected, November food prices are up vs. year ago across most categories. A market basket of common food staples shows promoted pricing up 11% vs. November, 2010 and up 2% vs. October, 2011. MarketWire

RAID Inc. Releases Research on How HPC Clusters and Big Data Can Benefit From Parallel File Systems
RAID Inc. delivers a storage solution ideal for the supercomputing needs and big data needs of the enterprise. Dr. Ercan Kamber, Chief Technology Officer of RAID Inc., releases his research on how HPC clusters and big data can benefit from parallel file systems and the differences in storage architecture between Lustre and GPFS. MarketWire

Quantum Solar Power Hires New Consultants
Quantum Solar Power Corp. ("Quantum") (OTCBB: QSPW) has entered into a consulting agreement with each of Mirador Consulting LLC ("Mirador") and Pristine Capital Corp. ("PCC"). PCC and Mirador will serve as investor relations consultants to Quantum. We expect that their consultation will help maximize Quantum's exposure in the investment community. MarketWire

iAndele! iAndele! iArriba! iArriba! MOSCOT Fans Throughout South America Will Soon Have Easier Access to Their Favorite MOSCOT Styles
MOSCOT, the New York City eyewear institution renowned worldwide for its iconic eyewear, today announces an expansion of their partnership with Mexican distributor, Independent Eyeware, to bring The MOSCOT Originals, MOSCOT Originals Sun, and MOSCOT Spirit Collections to South America. MarketWire

Larkin Street Youth Services Mourns the Loss of Patricia C. Dunn
Larkin Street Youth Services, the San Francisco based homeless and at-risk youth services non-profit, mourns the passing of Patricia (Pattie) C. Dunn, a Larkin Street Board member and retired CEO of Barclays Global Investors (now BlackRock). Pattie, on Larkin Street's Board for over 9 years, was an active member of the Board and Executive Committee MarketWire

Dalbar Announces Its 2011 Annuity Service Award Winners in Financial Services
Today Dalbar released the 2011 winners of its annual Annuity Service Award. AXA Equitable-Equivest, New York Life, Pacific Life, Prudential Financial and SunAmerica Annuity and Life Assurance Company emerged as the leaders in customer service in 2011. MarketWire

Tis' the Season for Delicious New Desserts
US Foods, one of the country's most innovative food companies and distributors, today unveiled the top 10 dessert trends for the holiday season. MarketWire

LNG Exports From Northern America: 'When,' Not 'If,' Zeus Conference Concludes
Nearly a hundred executives converged in Houston, Dec. 1, to discuss the prospects for exporting LNG from North America. Eleven prospective projects were reviewed, including Cheniere Energy's Sabine Pass bidirectional plans on the U.S. Gulf Coast, the Apache-led Kitimat LNG on the West Coast of British Columbia, Dominion's Cove Point bidirectional proposal on the U.S MarketWire

VelaTel Accepted to Membership in Global TD-LTE Initiative

fun. Unveils North American Tour Dates; Coast-to-Coast Trek Kicks Off on February 29th; Tickets Go On Sale Saturday, December 10th; Tour Heralds Release of "SOME NIGHTS" on February 21st Featuring Breakthrough Single, "We Are Young (feat. Janelle Monae)"
fun. has announced details of their upcoming North American tour. The headline trek begins February 29th at South Burlington, Vermont's Higher Ground and then continues through early May (see below itinerary). Tickets go on sale on December 10th, with a pre-sale beginning today -- for complete details, please visit MarketWire

Platinum Studios Conducts Shareholder Call
Platinum Studios (OTCBB: PDOS) held its announced shareholders' call on Friday, December 2, 2011 and releases a transcript of the call for those shareholders and interested members of the investment community who were unable to attend. MarketWire

MEDIA ALERT: Ixia to Host Webinar on Five Steps for Delivering Carrier Grade Wi-Fi
What:Ixia (NASDAQ: XXIA) and other industry leaders including Mobile Europe, Craig J MarketWire

New Medicare Five-Star Special Enrollment Allows for Year-Round Changes, but Options Limited, Allsup Finds
Although Medicare annual enrollment ends today for most, a new year-round special enrollment period starts Dec. 8 for people interested in enrolling in five-star Medicare Advantage or prescription drug (Medicare Part D) plans MarketWire

STACK Media Launches Vertical Content Site for Gaming and Entertainment
STACK Media, Inc. is unveiling STACK Gamer (, a vertical content site providing entertainment content and how-to information for video gamers -- with a focus on improving performance in virtual competitions. An extension of STACK MarketWire

Sheppard Mullin Plans Seoul Office Opening
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP today announced that it plans to open an office in Seoul, Korea in the first quarter of 2012. The announcement follows the recent ratification of the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement by both countries and the resulting opening in 2012 of the Korea legal services market to U.S.-based law firms. MarketWire

SupportSave Is Pleased to Announce a Definitive Agreement With the Second Largest Office Supply and Services Superstore Chain to Provide as Many as 190 Dedicated Customer Care Agents
Under the terms of the agreement, SupportSave Solutions, Inc (OTCBB: SSVE) will provide as many as 190 dedicated full-time agents to service forecasted requirements for order taking and customer service for the company's business and retail customers as well as live chat agents for their website. The company has 1,656 stores and annual sales of approximately $11.6 Billion USD MarketWire

NJBIZ Names GENEWIZ, Inc. 2011 Business of the Year
GENEWIZ, Inc., leading global provider of DNA services, was honored by NJBIZ as the 2011 Business of the Year on Monday evening, December 5. The prestigious Business of the Year Award honors businesses and business leaders who have made significant contributions to the growth and development of New Jersey. MarketWire

New Study Reveals Some Gains, but Continued Challenges in the Delivery and Funding of Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Care in Colorado
Three in 10 Coloradans, or 1.5 million people, need mental health or substance use disorder (SUD) care. While more Coloradans than ever are in need of treatment, state spending on mental health care remains insufficient, and overall spending rates for SUD care and prevention are one-third the national average MarketWire

Overhill Farms to Issue Year-End and Fourth Quarter Results and Hold Conference Call on December 15, 2011
Overhill Farms, Inc. (NYSE Amex: OFI) today announced that the Company anticipates announcing year-end and fourth quarter 2011 results on Thursday, December 15, 2011. MarketWire

Poncho(R)/VOTiVO(R) From Bayer CropScience Effective Against Soybean Cyst Nematodes
Recent studies conducted by Auburn University confirm that Poncho®/VOTiVO® provides significant protection from a wide range of nematode plant pests, including soybean cyst nematode (SCN). SCN is the number one pest affecting yields for soybean growers. In 2009, SCN accounted for a nationwide loss of more than $1 billion in 2009. MarketWire

A Four and a Half Year Old Commercial Real Estate Deal Between Champion Partners and QuickTrip Corp Brings Convenience to the Corner of Litchfield Rd and Waddell Rd in Surprise
QuickTrip Corp made their first steps to acquire the land in May of 2007. Now, over four years later and with the help of Stearns Bank construction financing, Champion Partners has been able to complete the transaction to improve the 70,020 square feet destined for QuickTrip. MarketWire

dinCloud Selected to Present at International UP2011 Cloud Computer Conference
dinCloud, a leading cloud services provider of hosted virtual desktops, announced Saad Shahzad, Chief Strategy Officer of dinCloud, will be a featured speaker at UP2011 -- the world's first hybrid format cloud computing conference taking place December 5 - 9, 2011 in Mountain View, CA and online. MarketWire

Alentus Announces Third Quarter Financials
Alentus Corporation (PINKSHEETS: ALNS), an internet solution provider of web hosting, domain registration, dedicated servers, SaaS and E-Commerce hosting services, today announced its financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2011. MarketWire

Watermark Seeks to Overturn Underrepresentation of Women in Business Leadership Positions With Board Access Program
Watermark, a non-profit community of executive women, and UC Davis Graduate School of Management, today unveiled results from the seventh annual census of women leaders report, revealing that women hold a perilously small share -- only 9.7 percent -- of board seats and highest-paid executive positions in California's 400 largest public companies MarketWire

Judicial Watch: Activists Will No Longer Challenge Maryland DREAM Act Referendum
Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, today announced developments in the legal action over whether Maryland voters will have the opportunity to directly consider "tuition benefits" for illegal alien students MarketWire

2012 Pageant of the Masters Tickets on Sale Now
Tickets for the much-anticipated 2012 Pageant of the Masters are on sale now and make the perfect holiday gift for the art lover on your list. This holiday season, share the excitement of Pageant with tickets to The Genius. MarketWire

Ronn Motor Company Announces an Executive Management Services Contract With ThinOps Capital, LLC
Ronn Motor Company (PINKSHEETS: RNNM) announces a comprehensive executive management services contract with ThinOps Capital, LLC. MarketWire

Atlantic Metro Communications' Virtual Private Data Center as a Service Attains VMware vCloud(R) Powered Validation

Highline Technical Innovations, Inc. Signs On Alert Agri Distributors, Inc. as Master Distributor for Canada and Updates Shareholders on Recent Events
Highline Technical Innovations Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HLNT) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Alert Agri Distributors (AAD), Inc. as the Master Distributor for Canada. AAD is based out of Winnipeg in the Canadian province of Manitoba and has been in business for 26 years MarketWire

IPIC Group Announces Termination of Tender Offer for Bank of America Shares
IPIC Group Ltd. today announced that it has terminated its partial tender offer for up to 500 million shares of Bank of America common stock, effective immediately. The termination of the offer follows Bank of America's announcement that it is advising shareholders to reject the offer, which, if fully consummated, would have made IPIC the bank's largest institutional shareholder. MarketWire

DPR Foundation Awards $590,000 to Youth Organizations in U.S.
The DPR Foundation, the charitable arm of DPR Construction, one of the nation's top technical builders focused on highly complex and sustainable projects, today announced its continued commitment to supporting youth organizations in need by awarding $590,000 in grants to 12 organizations in cities across the United States MarketWire

UNEQUAL Technologies Hits a Grand Slam at MLB Winter Meetings
UNEQUAL Technologies®, the premier provider of head and body armor for soldiers and athletes, is showcasing its patented EXO Skeleton protective padding at the 2011 Baseball Winter Meetings in Dallas this week. The company will unveil and demonstrate the power of its baseball protective padding to more than 3,000 coaches and trainers MarketWire

iPad App, "iT'filah," Provides Interactive and Portable Friday Night Prayer Experience
The Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR), the largest publisher of Jewish liturgy in North America, has launched "iT'filah: The Mishkan T'filah App (for iPad) - Friday Night Service," the first prayer book app for North America's liberal Jewish community MarketWire

Public Communications Worldwide Honored With Eleven MarCom Awards
Public Communications Worldwide, a full service public relations firm dedicated to building technology companies globally, is proud to announce that it has received 11 MarCom Awards, an international marketing competition recognizing excellence by marketing and communication professionals MarketWire

TerraTherm, Inc. Ranks High on The Zweig Letter 2011 Hot Firm List
TerraTherm, Inc., a rapidly growing provider of environmental remediation services and technologies, announced today that it was named to "The Zweig Letter 2011 Hot Firm List" which recognizes the fastest-growing architecture, engineering, planning, and environmental consulting firms in the United States and Canada MarketWire

GBI Launches Guiding Principles Compliance Certification Program Addressing EO 13514 Requirements for Existing Buildings -- Veterans Affairs Orders 180 Third-Party Assessments
The Green Building Initiative launched today its Guiding Principles Compliance certification program for existing buildings -- a tool that gives federal agencies a means to assess and demonstrate compliance with the requirements of Executive Order 13514 MarketWire

Splunk Opens Bethesda, Md. Office to Better Serve Federal Government Customers
Splunk Inc., the leading provider of software that provides real-time operational intelligence, today announced the expansion of the company's Washington, D.C. Metro presence with a new office located at 7700 Wisconsin Avenue in Bethesda, Md. This is Splunk's fifth office in the U.S MarketWire

Aeolus to Present at the 22nd Annual Oppenheimer Healthcare Conference
Aeolus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: AOLS) (PINKSHEETS: AOLS), a biotechnology company leveraging significant government funding to develop a platform of novel compounds in oncology and biodefense, today announced that it will be presenting at Oppenheimer & Co.'s 22nd Annual Healthcare Conference. The conference will take place December 13 and 14 at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York. MarketWire

Statement Regarding Brooke Mueller
The following statement was released by Steve Honig, spokesperson for Brooke Mueller: MarketWire

M/I Homes Announces Home for the Holidays Campaign and Food Drive With Capital Area Food Bank
In a statement issued today, M/I Homes (NYSE: MHO), one of the nation's largest residential homebuilders, announces the final month to take advantage of its "Home For the Holidays" campaign in Maryland and Virginia. The promotion will be valid now through December 31, 2011 MarketWire

Palisades Petroleum Corporation (PINKSHEETS: PAPT) Chairman Makusha Gozo Signs a Letter of Intent With Strat Petroleum Limited for a Merger
Makusha Gozo, Chairman of Palisades Petroleum (PINKSHEETS: PAPT), is pleased to announce that it has signed a Letter of Intent with Strat Petroleum for the merging of the two companies. Strat Petroleum will be the surviving corporation and the shares will be exchanged on a ratio of one to one. This means that each share of Palisades Petroleum will be converted to a share of Strat Petroleum MarketWire

Winter Bargains: One Week on the Piste From GBP 90 Including Lift Pass
Low-cost hits by SnowTrex are for instance Valfréjus and Super Dévoluy in the French Alps, both with approx. 100 km of piste. A comfortable apartment for one week's stay, costs from GBP 90 per person always including the lift pass. MarketWire

The Met Warner Center Announces "Home For The Holidays" Savings Event
The Met Warner Center, offering condos in Woodland Hills, CA, announced today its "Home For The Holidays" savings event. Starting December 10th through December 31st, 2011, The Met Warner Center is offering $20,000 in instant savings on select homes. Plus, if homebuyers purchase in the month of December, they are eligible for an additional $5,000 to use towards their move-in. MarketWire

Nimbula(R) Wins the Overall Most Innovative Cloud Platform Award at the UP Cloud Computing Conference
Nimbula, the Cloud Operating System Company, was named the Overall Most Innovative Cloud Provider at the UP 2011 Cloud Computing Conference yesterday. The conference was sponsored by IBM, Microsoft, PwC, EMC and Amazon Web Services and held at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. MarketWire

Steelwedge and Analyst Lora Cecere Share Three New Dynamics Impacting Sales and Operations Planning
Steelwedge Software, the leading provider of cloud-based Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) solutions, announced a live webcast with S&OP expert and Partner with Altimeter Group, Lora Cecere, and Steelwedge Vice President of Product Strategy, Nari Viswanathan. MarketWire

Martini Media Raises $13 Million in Funding
Martini Media, the digital media platform for engaging affluencers -- the people who purchase and share the most online -- has raised $13 million in venture capital led by Granite Ventures, with continued support from Reed Elsevier Ventures, Silicon Valley Bank and Venrock. MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology Launches New Surface-Mount RF Capacitors With Industry's Highest SRF for Applications at Frequencies up to 20 GHz
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced a surface-mount thin film RF capacitor with the industry's highest self-resonance frequency (SRF), which ranges from 8.5 GHz to upwards of 20 GHz depending on capacitance. The Vishay RFCS series of capacitors replaces the previous-generation HPC product line. MarketWire

Ziegler Closes $38 Million Bay Area Charter Financing
Ziegler, a specialty investment banking firm with over a 100 years of experience, is pleased to announce the successful closing of the $38 million Bay Area Charter Foundation, LLC financing. This is the first bond issue for this borrower and the third bond issue Ziegler has underwritten for schools managed by Charter Schools USA. MarketWire

Arivis WebView Allows 3D Image Viewing of Gigabyte Images in Web Browsers
Arivis (, the leading provider of software for the visualization and analysis of high-dimensional image data of almost unlimited size, today announced beta version of WebView 3.0 with 3D rendering. MarketWire

Basil Strategies Announces the 2nd Edition of Doctors 2.0(TM) & You, the Conference (Paris, May 23-24, 2012)
Paris, France will be the world capital for Web 2.0 and Social Media in Health and Medicine, when the 2nd edition of Doctors 2.0™ and You convenes on May 23-24, 2012, at the International Residence situated in the elegant Cité Universitaire campus. Doctors 2.0™ & You will shed light on strategic issues for all of Health Care MarketWire

Barrington Broadcasting Amends Tender Offer for Its 10 1/2% Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2014
Barrington Broadcasting Group LLC ("Barrington") announced today that it has amended its previously announced cash tender offer for all of its outstanding 10 1/2% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2014 (the "Notes") (CUSIP No. 06851T AB 9) and related consent solicitation with respect to certain proposed amendments to the indenture (the "Indenture") governing the Notes (the "Proposed Amendments') MarketWire

Kavaliro Releases 2012 Employment and Salary Handbook, Showing Staffing Growth in 13 Industries
Kavaliro, a national staffing services agency, released its 2012 Employment and Salary Handbook highlighting a rise in hiring and significant growth in over a dozen industries. Overall information technology has seen the most significant growth with over ten-percent gain in job postings. MarketWire

New Lord Balfour Hotel to Open in South Beach -- Winter 2012
The Lord Balfour will be making its debut in winter 2012 after a multi-million dollar renovation. This South Beach hotel is situated directly on Ocean Drive, south of Fifth Street, in a neighborhood better known as "SoFi" to the locals, sitting steps away from warm turquoise waters and white sandy beaches MarketWire

Golden Phoenix to Be Featured on 21st Century Business Television on Fox Business Network December 10, 2011
Golden Phoenix Minerals, Inc. ("Golden Phoenix" or the "Company") (OTCBB: GPXM) is pleased to announce its royalty mining growth strategy will be profiled on 21st Century Business on Fox Business Network (as paid programming) on Saturday, December 10, 2011. MarketWire

TicketNetwork Advisory -- Head to the Theater This Holiday Season
With the holiday season in full swing, there is still plenty of time to find tickets for the most popular holiday shows. MarketWire

Blackhawk Network Launches Gift Card Mall(TM) in QuikTrip Locations Nationwide
Blackhawk Network, a leading provider of prepaid and financial payments products for consumers and businesses, today announced it has partnered with QuikTrip Corporation, a prominent convenience store and gasoline retailer, to offer its award-winning Gift Card Mall in over 500 QuikTrip locations nationwide. MarketWire

Lectra Continues Support of Education in the Apparel Industry

State of Resilience 2011 Report From Vision Solutions Covers Changing Nature of Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
Vision Solutions, Inc., the world's leading provider of information availability software and services for the Windows, Linux, IBM Power Systems and Cloud computing markets, has released its "State of Resilience" report for 2011 MarketWire

Seth Hurwitz of 9:30 Club Is Featured in Keynote Chat at Ticket Summit(R)
Ticket Summit®, the leading conference and trade show for the live entertainment industry, today announced that Seth Hurwitz, independent concert promoter and co-owner of 9:30 Club, will stick his head in the lion's mouth MarketWire

Illinois Technology Association (ITA) Selects Hireology as Partner to Support Members' Hiring Needs
The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) has selected Hireology's patent-pending talent selection management system to manage its TalentBoard offering to its member companies. Through this program, ITA members will have access to sophisticated interview and selection tools through Hireology's online platform to improve their hiring practices and lead them to better hiring decisions. MarketWire

American Community Development Group, Inc. Signs Acquisition Agreement
American Community Development Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ACYD) announced today that it has concluded a letter of intent to acquire or merge with Southern Investment Assoc., LLC, and to incorporate their management team and staff into their forward and ongoing operations team. MarketWire

Yardsellr Brings the Power of Facebook to Holiday Gift-Giving
The annual challenge of finding the perfect gift is a little easier this year, with the introduction of Yardsellr's Gift Guide that uses friends' Facebook profiles to suggest gift ideas that match their interests. MarketWire

Social Discussion Forum Townhall 140 Launches Using OpenTok
Combining Twitter with face-to-face chat on the web, Townhall 140 launched this week as a service to engage young people in politics and important issues using the communication channels they are comfortable with. MarketWire

Hubspan Forecasts Top Five IT, Cloud and B2B Integration Predictions for 2012
Hubspan Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based business integration solutions, today announced its top five predictions for 2012 in the area of cloud computing, business integration and enterprise adoption MarketWire

Wavelink Telicost Wins Top Honors for Expense Management in 2011 Mobile Star Awards
Wavelink Corporation ( today announced Wavelink® Avalanche Telicost received the highest honor in Expense Management in the 2011 Mobile Star Awards from MobileVillage. Avalanche Telicost was one of Wavelink's five award winners this year for product innovation. MarketWire

Lincoln Chiropractor Relieves Neck Pain, Back Pain and Auto Injury Pain With Acupuncture
Local chiropractor, Teresa Larson, has been offering acupuncture treatments to her patients for several years. According to Dr. Larson and her patients, this ancient practice within the realm of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) helps to relieve pain, particularly back pain, neck pain and pain from auto injury, when applied by a skilled acupuncturist MarketWire

Indianapolis Chiropractor Provides Massage Therapy to Aid in Injury Recovery
Dr. David Bax, an Indianapolis chiropractor who runs the Dr. David Bax Injury & Rehabilitation Center, offers massage therapy as a method of pain relief for patients going through physical therapy for an injury, or as treatment for chronic back pain, neck pain and other ailments MarketWire

Spokane Veterinarian Launches New Website for Pet Owners
A-1 Animal Care Veterinary Services announced that the veterinary clinic has launched a new website, The new site is designed to provide pet owners with educational resources about pet wellness care. The site features a 'Veterinary Topics' library, blog and e-newsletter MarketWire

Primus Canada Significantly Expands VoIP Service Area
Primus Telecommunications Canada Inc., ("Primus Canada") a wholly owned subsidiary of PTGi (Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated) (NYSE: PTGI), today announced its VoIP services are now available in an additional 240 exchanges across Canada, specifically in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec MarketWire

Executive Med-Club Expands Professional Partners to Assist Bay Area Men in Age-Management Healthcare
Executive Med-Club of Tampa has added to its team of professional partners to bring wellness solutions to men facing age-related health roadblocks and diseases. The private medical practice lead by Dr. Stephanie Bien caters specifically to age-management healthcare for men, an underserved group in traditional healthcare settings. MarketWire

Therma-Med Inc. Signs Revenue Generating Consulting Management Agreement
Therma-Med Inc. (PINKSHEETS: THRA) is pleased to announce that it has signed a consulting agreement with Testone Mining, a private Canadian exploration company. MarketWire

Integrated Freight Corporation Announces New Financing Commitment
Integrated Freight Corporation (IFCR) (OTCBB: IFCR) (OTCQB: IFCR) announces the execution of a $3.4 million financing commitment from Utica Leaseco for the restructuring of its Cross Creek Trucking subsidiary. Cross Creek is a Medford, Oregon-based motor carrier that specializes in transporting refrigerated organic fruit and vegetables MarketWire

BofI Prices Offering of 750,000 Shares of Common Stock
BofI Holding, Inc. (NASDAQ: BOFI), parent of BofI Federal Bank, announced the pricing of a public offering of 750,000 shares of its common stock at a price per share of $16.00. The Company has granted the underwriter an option for 30 days to purchase up to 112,500 additional shares of common stock. MarketWire

Human Capital Management Consulting Spurred by Organizational Change
Kennedy analysts tracking the Human Capital Management consulting market have found that client demand is rebounding from its lows during the downturn. Kennedy predicts that client spending on Organizational Change consulting will grow to nearly 20% above 2010 levels by 2014. MarketWire

Social Commitment to Plantain Farmers Makes Turbana Plantain Chips More Than a Delicious Snack
The holiday season is upon us and Turbana Plantain Chips is sharing the way it gives back all year long with its commitment to social responsibility. A leading supplier of all natural, flavor-packed plantain chips; Turbana is a vertically integrated company with complete operational control and transparency MarketWire

Sheetak and Delphi to Develop Efficient HVAC for EV/HEVs Through DOE
Sheetak Inc. has been awarded a $4.7 million contract by the Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to develop a thermal energy storage system for supplemental heating or cooling for electric vehicles (EV) and hybrid electric vehicles (HEV). Delphi Automotive (NYSE: DLPH) will partner with Sheetak to accelerate systems integration and commercialization. MarketWire

VistaGen Therapeutics and Synterys Sign Strategic Medicinal Chemistry Collaboration Agreement for Drug Rescue
VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCBB: VSTA), a biotechnology company applying stem cell technology for drug rescue and cell therapy, and Synterys, Inc., a medicinal chemistry and collaborative drug discovery company, have entered into a strategic medicinal chemistry services agreement MarketWire

Leading Private PaaS Platform Provider ActiveState Joins OASIS
ActiveState, the dynamic language experts offering solutions for Perl, Python, Tcl and other web languages, has announced today that it become a member of Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS) MarketWire

Schipul Toasts BZE LLC's Launch of
As New Year's Eve celebrations begin taking shape, the millions who plan to spend the holiday in Manhattan have a new tool to guide their bar hopping. BZE LLC today announced the launch of, developed by Schipul - The Web Marketing Company (, a leading Web marketing, social media consulting and Web design company. MarketWire

Money Management International Clients Tap Meridian LMS for Online Financial Education
After implementing the Meridian Global learning management system last spring, Money Management International (MMI), America's largest nonprofit, full-service credit counseling agency, has added an array of online education courses to its line-up of instructor-led classes for managing personal finance. MarketWire

Canarc Defines Gold-Silver Anomalies at Windfall Hills Project Northwest of NewGold's Blackwater Gold Discovery in Central BC
Canarc Resource Corp. (TSX: CCM)(OTCBB: CRCUF)(DBFrankfurt: CAN) announces that it has defined two gold-silver geochemical soil anomalies on its Windfall Hills project, located 65 kilometers (km) south of Burns Lake and 90 km northwest of NewGold's recently acquired 6.5 million oz Blackwater-Davidson gold discovery in central BC. MarketWire

iCrossing Acquires Red Aril
iCrossing (, a global digital marketing agency, today announced the acquisition of Red Aril, a leading data management and audience optimization platform (DMP) company. MarketWire

Research Report on Amwest Imaging Inc. and Comtech Telecomm. Corp. - Direction of Market Influences
Today, announced new reports highlighting Amwest Imaging Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AMWI) and Comtech Telecomm. Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL). Gain market insight with full analysis and research downloads available at MarketWire

CalAmp Announces FY 2012 Third Quarter Conference Call
CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ: CAMP), a leading provider of wireless products, services and solutions, announced today that it will release its operating results for its fiscal 2012 third quarter after the market close on Thursday, December 22, 2011. MarketWire

Bradford Networks Mobile Agent App Now Available in Apple's App Store
Bradford Networks, the best choice to enable secure network access for corporate issued and personal mobile devices, today announced that the first App to enable secure network access for trusted iPads, iPhones and other Apple devices is now available for download in the Apple App Store MarketWire

Brandon Donofrio, President of Dig-It Underground Inc., Announces New Exclusive Worldwide Publishing Agreement With Hendrix Original Art Expressions to Sell and Distribute the Lost Collection of 41 Original Psychedelic Artworks Created by Late Guitarist Jimi Hendrix
Dig-It Underground Inc. (PINKSHEETS: DIGX) President Brandon Donofrio announces that its wholly owned subsidiary Get Down Art has signed an exclusive publishing agreement for the rights to sell and distribute the largest collection of psychedelic artworks of one of the greatest guitarists of all time, Jimi Hendrix. MarketWire

Liquid Robotics Attracts Industry Luminaries to Form Strategic Advisory Board
Liquid Robotics®, an ocean data services provider and developer of the first wave-powered Wave Glider® marine robot, today announced the formation of its new Strategic Advisory Board (SAB) MarketWire Releases Annual 100 Top Wines of 2011
Today, the nation's number one online wine retailer, announced the fifth annual 100, the top bottles of wine sold nationally from the site in 2011. In its fifth year of publication, the Wine MarketWire

Top Publishers Choose Meebo to Boost Revenue and User Engagement
Meebo (, a consumer Internet company that organizes the web around people and reaches almost half the U.S. Internet population, announced a significant increase in premium publisher partnerships in 2011. The company's flagship product, the Meebo Bar, helps publishers increase user engagement and revenue MarketWire

CapitalDPO, Inc. Announces Contract for $8,000,000 Direct Public Offering With Ambient Alert, Inc.
CapitalDPO, Inc. and Ambient Alert, Inc., a company affiliated with Ambient Control Systems, Inc., have announced plans to prepare a direct public offering of common stock of Ambient Alert MarketWire

Elance Predicts Market for Online Contingent Work to Double Again in 2012
Despite a stagnant employment market in 2011, online hiring has grown at a record pace, up more than 100% from 2010. Elance, the leading platform for online work, released its 2011 Online Employment Review today, which reveals that the future of work will be contingent, global and online MarketWire

Big Companies Striking Back: Disruptive Innovation No Longer Only the Domain of VC-Backed Startups
Startups beware. In addition to a tight economy, they now must contend with big companies' encroaching on their domain of disruptive innovation, the kind that drives growth by transforming what exists and creates what doesn't. This is according to new analysis by Innosight, an innovation consulting firm that helps companies develop new growth strategies and build innovation capabilities. MarketWire

InFocus Introduces New HD Projectors Providing Complete Installation Flexibility
InFocus Corp., a digital display technology leader and visual collaboration champion, today announced the release of two new high-definition installation projectors in the IN5300 series MarketWire

Applied Plastics Provides a PTFE Coating Service for Stainless Steel and Nitinol Hypotubes
Applied Plastics Co., Inc. has introduced a highly precise PTFE coating service for stainless steel and nitinol hypodermic tubing that does not alter the tubing's physical properties. Finished hypotubes are chemically inert, bio-compatible, and can operate at up to 288°C. MarketWire

Uproar PR Selected as PR Agency of Record for Twice As Warm
Uproar PR, a full-service public relations and social media firm, was named the agency of record for Twice As Warm. Uproar will lead a strategic PR campaign for Twice As Warm as the company works to provide new clothing for those in need with their "Wear One, Give One" model. The two companies will work hand-in-hand to provide new, warm winter donations across the country. MarketWire

Laser Mirrors From Laser Research Optics Are Ideal for Dirty Environments
Laser Research Optics has introduced a full line of CO2 laser mirrors that are made from molybdenum and ideally suited for low- and high-power lasers used in harsh, dirty industrial environments. MarketWire

BrightScope Announces the Top 25 Philadelphia Area-Based Registered Investment Advisor Firms With the Most Assets Under Management
BrightScope (, a leading provider of independent financial information and investment research, today announced the Top 25 Registered Investment Advisors in the Philadelphia area, focused on individual money management, with the greatest amount of assets under management MarketWire

Sonoco-Alcore Selects UniPrint as Enterprise Printing Solution
UniPrint (, the leader in printing virtualization for server-centric environments, today announced that it has been selected by Sonoco-Alcore S.a.r.l. to consolidate its entire printing infrastructure across Europe MarketWire

Just in Time for Holidays Coinstar Gives Consumers Four New Reasons to Cash in Their Coin Jars
Coinstar, the leader in self-service coin counting, today announced that it has expanded its no fee product options, providing consumers more choices for no fee gift cards from Chili's Grill & Bar, Maggiano's Little Italy, Papa John's, and Toys"R"Us. Coinstar's broad range of no fee options enable consumers to get more value out of their coins from top national and regional brands. MarketWire

Vulcan GMS Expands Scope of ISO Registration to Include Design and Development
Vulcan GMS, Inc. (, a supplier of custom-made lead products, tungsten products and non-lead shielding alternatives, is adding design and development to the scope of its ISO 9001:2008 registration. "We work closely with customers to develop new radiation protection components for medical and security systems," said Tom Ray, President of Vulcan GMS MarketWire

Spiceworks to Highlight How Social Business Is Transforming the Workplace at the GigaOM Net:Work Conference
Tomorrow at the GigaOM Net:Work conference, Spiceworks™ Vice President of Products Tabrez Syed will join executives from GigaOM and HIGEAR for a session exploring how the "Collaboration Genome" is changing the playing field for small and mid-sized businesses. MarketWire

Intelligent InSites Integrates Pentaho to Help Hospitals Improve Efficiencies With RFID and RTLS
Pentaho Corporation, the business analytics company providing power for technologists and rapid insight for users, today announced that it has partnered with Intelligent InSites, a leading provider of enterprise real-time location systems (RTLS) software helping hospitals improve patient satisfaction and operational performance MarketWire

Old-Fashioned Cold Compress or Wet Cloth Headache Remedy Replaced by New HeadCoolie(TM) Adjustable, Reusable Non-Prescription Head Wrap
"Mommy, my head hurts!" will soon be heard everywhere as the cold and flu season kicks in. The Center for Disease Control's current recommendation for treating a fever at home without medication is "... put a cool, damp washcloth on their forehead...." ( MarketWire

MMRGlobal Receives $30 Million Offer for License of Company's Health IT Patent Portfolio
MMRGlobal, Inc. (OTCBB: MMRF) ("MMR"), today announced it has received a proposed agreement from Surgery Center Management, LLC ("SCM") ( to license certain of the Company's Health Information Technology and Personal Health Record patents for a minimum license fee of $30 million plus additional royalties on terms to be negotiated MarketWire

KMA Global Solutions International Inc. Executes Supply Agreement With Major Cosmetics Company
KMA Global Solutions International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: KMAG) is pleased to announce that it has executed a supply agreement with a major Cosmetics company. The name of our new client will be revealed shortly pending approval of their marketing plan of our product MarketWire

Avanti Mining Announces Loan Agreement With Resource Capital Fund IV L.P.
Avanti Mining Inc. (TSX VENTURE: AVT) (PINKSHEETS: AVNMF) ("Avanti" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into a loan agreement with Resource Capital Fund IV L.P. ("RCF") for CDN$5,000,000 (the "Loan"). MarketWire

Avaya Appoints Gary B. Smith to Board of Directors
Avaya, a global provider of business communications and collaboration systems and services, today announced the appointment of Gary B. Smith to the Avaya Board of Directors. Mr. Smith is Avaya's first non-affiliated Director since the Company became privately held in 2007. MarketWire

For Blake Griffin, Lockout -- and Short-Lived Ping-Pong Career -- Ends Just in Time
News that the lockout is ending is music to the ears of countless basketball fans and players, none more so than for Los Angeles Clippers superstar Blake Griffin. During the extended hiatus, while other players were filling their time traveling the world, dancing with celebrities, getting hitched, or even playing football, Blake Griffin decided to branch out into a new career MarketWire

Symantec Releases New Research Revealing Psychology Behind Intellectual Property Theft by Corporate Insiders
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today released the findings of a new report "Behavioral Risk Indicators of Malicious Insider Theft of Intellectual Property: Misreading the Writing on the Wall." The report addresses the high level of organizational anxiety surrounding potential theft of sensitive, proprietary, intellectual property or similar critical data by employees MarketWire

Financial Firms Save Millions by Deploying GridIron Systems' TurboCharger
GridIron® Systems today announced that its new TurboCharger™ appliance is being readily adopted by the financial services industry to improve service levels and solve Oracle and SQL-server performance challenges MarketWire

Redbeacon Expands Into Three New Markets
Redbeacon ( announces today its expansion into three new markets: Portland, Ore., Denver, Colo. and Boston, Mass. The website -- a free service that provides the consumer with competitive quotes from approved local professionals in home repair and improvement services -- already operates in eight markets, including New York, Chicago, Houston, Seattle, Los Angeles, Washington D MarketWire

Cartera Commerce and Billeo Partner to Help Consumers Find and Redeem Card-Linked Offers as They Search and Shop the Web
Cartera Commerce, the leading provider of card-linked marketing solutions, and Billeo, Inc MarketWire

The UCF College of Medicine Supports Rapid Growth With Adaptive Planning

New 'Evernote Hello' App Makes It Easy to Remember People on Your iPhone or iPod Touch
LEWEB CONFERENCE - Evernote, the company that's helping the world remember everything, today announced that its new Evernote Hello App for iPhone and iPod touch is now available in the App Store. The app makes it easy to remember people and shared experiences, as well as thoughts and impressions about encounters. MarketWire

Evernote Launches 'Evernote Food' App for iPhone and iPod Touch
LEWEB CONFERENCE - Evernote, the company that's helping the world remember everything, today announced that its new Evernote Food App for iPhone and iPod touch is now available in the App Store. The app allows individuals to easily save and relive all of their favorite meals and food experiences, ranging from fine dining to home cooking to travel and exploration. MarketWire

PriceSmart Announces November Sales
PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ: PSMT) today announced that for the month of November 2011, net sales increased 23.1% to $162.4 million from $131.9 million in November a year earlier. For the three months ended November 30, 2011, net sales increased 24.1% to $468.3 million from $377.3 million in the same period last year MarketWire

WordStream Announces New Service Offering: Traffic Express Helps Small Business Advertisers Achieve PPC Success on a Budget With Google, Bing and Yahoo Search
WordStream Inc., a provider of search marketing software, today announced the introduction of WordStream Traffic Express, a new service offering that leverages the company's exclusive technology and certified PPC experts to deliver guaranteed paid-search traffic at an affordable, all-inclusive price. MarketWire

Lantronix Launches EDS-MD(TM): Next Generation Device Aggregator for the Medical Market

Reuters Expands Training Program for Aspiring Journalists Globally
At a time when the industry is reducing resources for education programs, Reuters today announced the global expansion of its prestigious Journalism Trainee Program, an initiative designed to support the future of journalism by providing opportunities for aspiring journalists around the world MarketWire

Sojitz Group's NISSHO ELECTRONICS and Juniper Networks Launch New Venture to Grow Enterprise Business in Japan
Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), the industry leader in network innovation, and NISSHO ELECTRONICS, a subsidiary of Sojitz Corporation, today announced the establishment of a new NISSHO subsidiary named the J Network Initiative. The new entity will focus on providing pre- and post-sales support, consulting and maintenance services for Juniper Networks products to the Japanese enterprise market. MarketWire

Mingle LLC Acquires Exclusive Social Network Provider Affinity Circles to Expand Qualified Audience by Millions
Mingle LLC, a career-focused software and services company and parent company of, today announces the acquisition of Affinity Circles, an affinity group-focused recruiting network based in Sunnyvale, Calif. provides professionals hands-on, proactive career management and access to hundreds of thousands of recruiters MarketWire Launched by GolfCourseHome(R) Network
The GolfCourseHome Network of websites announces the launch of its new flagship website, The new site is the GCH Network's 44th Member Website. The company launched its first site in 1999. MarketWire

PENSRUS Pens Holiday Sale With Specially Marked Down Norwood Promotional Items
PENSRUS, a leading distributor of promotional items such as imprinted pens, logo pens, engraved pens, and more, is helping businesses celebrate the holidays with special low savings on all Norwood imprinted items MarketWire

eSilicon Adds Wim Roelandts and Timothy Chen to Its Board; Appoints Seth Neiman as Chairman
eSilicon Corporation, the largest independent semiconductor value chain producer (VCP), today announced the appointment of Seth Neiman as chairman of the board and the addition of Willem "Wim" Roelandts and Timothy Chen to its board of directors. MarketWire

TeleCommunication Systems' CEO Elected to the CTIA-The Wireless Association(R) Executive Committee
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced that Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of the Board, Maurice B. Tosé, has been elected to the Executive Committee of CTIA-The Wireless Association® MarketWire

Data Reveals Physician Office Wait Times Vary Between States, Regions and Major U.S. Cities
Many factors determine how a patient feels about a visit with their doctor, including how long they spend in the waiting room. Vitals, a website dedicated to helping patients find and connect with doctors that meet their needs, analyzed patient-reported wait times from its database of over 700,000 physicians to learn more about nationwide wait time trends. MarketWire

Top Cyber Scientist Dr. Erik Mettala Joins eCrypt's Board of Directors
Email security leader eCrypt Technologies Inc. (OTCBB: ECRY) welcomes Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) Dr. Erik Mettala to their Board of Directors. MarketWire

Stevia Corp. Commences Farm Management Sector Growth With 2nd Partner Agreement
Stevia Corp. (OTCBB: STEV) ("Stevia Corp MarketWire

Cubic Receives Navy ID/IQ Contract for Training Systems
Cubic Simulation Systems, a division of Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB), has been selected to receive the indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) Training Systems Contract (TSC) III, Lot I MarketWire

The Amacore Group, Inc. Announces Management and Board of Directors Changes
The Amacore Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ACGI), a leader in providing health and health-related programs and other innovative and high-quality solutions, today announced a change in management and its Board of Directors. MarketWire

AlumiFuel Power Updates Status of the PBIS-2000 Development for the U.S. Air Force
Early production stage hydrogen generation company AlumiFuel Power, Inc MarketWire

"The Rhetoric Is Hot, but the Candidates Are Not," According to the Latest AdSAM SenseUs(R) Poll on Emotion
AdSAM® the leader in measuring true emotional response, today released its seventh SenseUs® poll, "Election Emotions," which challenges readers to review the findings ( ) and make predictions about the election on the SenseUs blog, through Twitter or on Facebook and Linkedin. MarketWire

Her Excellency Aina Olomo Joins the Board of Directors of GreenWorld Homes USA & Caribbean Inc.
GreenWorld Homes USA & Caribbean Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of GreenWorld Restoration LLC, is pleased to announce the addition of Her Excellency Aina Olomo as a Board Member of the Company. MarketWire

STWA Could Help Oil Industry Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
STWA, Inc. (OTCBB: ZERO) ("STWA" or the "Company"), an innovative company creating technology focused on energy efficiency of large-scale energy production and improved fuel economy for diesel fleets, highlighted today a key report issued by the American Petroleum Institute (API) which states that between 2000 and 2010, the U.S MarketWire

Market Research Projects Size of the Bioplastics Market, the leading source of market research, has announced the addition of the new report "World Bioplastics" to their collection of Alternative Sources market reports. For more information, visit MarketWire

Xcel Energy Details Environmental Compliance Projects in Texas, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Colorado, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Xcel Energy Incorporated (NYSE:XEL) (Minneapolis, Minnesota) will invest about $1.8 billion by 2020 to install pollution-control equipment on power plants in Colorado, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Texas, according to Kent Larson, senior vice president for operations, speaking at an investor presentation in New York last week MarketWire

Power Industry Ends Roller-Coaster Year, but 2012 Holds Plenty of Uncertainty, a "Navigating the Currents of Change" Webcast on
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The North American Power Industry had a "roller-coaster" year in 2011, driven by an "onslaught" of new regulations from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (Washington, D.C), according to Brock Ramey, Industrial Info's manager of North American Power MarketWire

Lumenpulse Opens EMEA Headquarters in UK
Lumenpulse Inc. (, a leading innovator and manufacturer of high performance, architectural LED-based lighting solutions for commercial, institutional, and urban environments, today announced the opening of a new EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Asia-Pacific) Sales Headquarters based in London, UK, which will begin operations immediately. MarketWire

Shane Co. Donates $20,000 to Charity and Lets Facebook Community Decide How
Shane Co., the largest privately-held jeweler in the United States, today announced its second "We Donate, You Win!" sweepstakes, hosted on the company's Facebook page. The sweepstakes invites the public to vote for one of three charities. At the sweepstakes' conclusion, Shane Co. will divide a $20,000 donation among those charities in proportion to the vote tallies MarketWire

Precision Dynamics - St. John Appoints Former Baxter Executive as Vice President, Marketing for North America Healthcare
Precision Dynamics Corporation - St. John, a leading global provider of patient safety identification and healthcare labeling solutions, announced today that it has appointed John Park as the company's vice president of marketing for North America Healthcare. Most recently, Mr MarketWire

PlayScreen Raises the Social Game Stakes With PlayScreen Poker
Baltimore-based social gaming pioneer PlayScreen, LLC. is pleased to announce the launch of PlayScreen Poker, a free-to-play iOS app that unites the worlds of social gaming and online poker. MarketWire

Despatch Industries Receives Aluminum Annealing and Aging Oven System Order From Spirit AeroSystems, Inc.
Despatch Industries, the world's leading thermal processing equipment provider for over one hundred years, proudly announces that the company has received an order from Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. Spirit AeroSystems is the world's largest independent supplier of commercial airplane assemblies and components, and a long-time customer of Despatch MarketWire

Shpoonkle Introduces the Legal Job Stop
An incredible new resource, the Legal Job Stop powered by Shpoonkle, is providing a comprehensive job site for all legal professionals seeking employees or employment. MarketWire

Cisco Asia Pacific NetRiders 2011: Winners
The Malaysian team was declared the winner at the annual Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) Asia Pacific NetRiders 2011 competition held by the Cisco® Networking Academy® -- an information and communications technology (ICT) education program that prepares students for careers in the 21st-century global economy MarketWire

Basilea appoints Chief Financial Officer
Basilea Pharmaceutica AG /Basilea appoints Chief Financial Officer. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. (SIX: BSLN)today announced that Joachim Blatter has been appointed Chief FinancialOfficer(CFO) of Basilea Pharmaceutica International Ltd MarketWire

Santarus and Pharming announce oral presentations of retrospective analyses of data from RHUCIN clinical program at World Allergy Congress
Biotech company Pharming Group NV(NYSE Euronext: PHARM) and specialty biopharmaceutical company Santarus,Inc.(NASDAQ: SNTS) today announced that retrospective analyses ofintegratedefficacy data and immuno-safety data were presented in two oralpresentations atthe 2011 Biennial Meeting of the World Allergy Congress (WAC) in Cancun,Mexicoon December 6, 2011 MarketWire

AMD Announces Fusion12 Developer Summit
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that AMD Fusion Developer Summit 2012 (Fusion12) will be held on June 11-14, 2012 in Bellevue, Washington. The company's annual developer summit will return to the Meydenbauer Center and the Hyatt Regency in Bellevue. MarketWire

Melrose Jewelers ( Announces It Has Reached 180,000 Facebook Fans & $1.8 Million in Facebook Revenue
Melrose Jewelers, USA's #1 Online Rolex Watch Retailer, today announced that it has exceeded 180,000 Facebook fans on its official Facebook page. In November and December alone its Facebook fanship has grown over 30% and its Facebook revenue has surpassed over $1.8 million year-to-date. MarketWire

Sell My Timeshare NOW and Timeshare Broker Services Host Holiday Food Drive
Sell My Timeshare NOW and Timeshare Broker Services, along with Cocheco PrintWorks, are working to make the holidays a little brighter for those in need by hosting a 2011 Holiday Food Drive to help support the New Hampshire Food Bank. MarketWire

The 7th Annual Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show(TM) Brings the World to Long Beach in January
The 7th Annual Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show™, the largest travel show in the West, will take place January 14th and 15th, 2012 at the Long Beach Convention Center. The event will make Long Beach the ultimate destination for those passionate about jet-set vacations, epic journeys and rejuvenating road trips MarketWire

Magnum Hunter Resources Announces Expanded Senior Bank Credit Facility
Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (NYSE: MHR) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrC) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrD) (the "Company" or "Magnum Hunter") announced today that the Company's borrowing base under its $350 million Senior Bank Facilities (the "Credit Facilities"), which consist of a $250 million Senior Revolving Credit Facility and a $100 million Term Loan Facility, has been increased by $32.5 million from $167 MarketWire

Magnum Hunter Resources Chairman & CEO to Present Today at the Capital One Southcoast 6th Annual Energy Conference
Mr. Gary C. Evans, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (NYSE: MHR) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrC) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrD) ("Magnum Hunter" or the "Company") will present today, December 7th at 9:40 AM Central Time at the Capital One Southcoast 6th Annual Energy Conference being held at The Omni Royal Orleans Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana. MarketWire

Avoya Travel / American Express Announces Never-Before-Seen Instant Commission Program
Avoya Travel™ / American Express®, one of the leading travel companies in North America and beyond, today announced the launch of its Avoya Travel Instant Commission™ program. Up until now, travel agencies have had to wait on vendors for weeks or months after making a booking before collecting any commission MarketWire

GeoMet Declares Preferred Dividend
GeoMet, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMET) (the "Company") announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend to its preferred stockholders covering the period October 1, 2011 through December 31, 2011 to be paid through the issuance of .03125 preferred share ("PIK Preferred Shares") per outstanding share of preferred stock. The dividend has been calculated at an annual rate of 12.5% MarketWire

SDRL - Dividend information
Reference is made to the third quarter2011 report released on November 30, 2011. Seadrill Limited will be tradingex-dividend of a cash dividend of US$0.76 per share on December 8, 2011. MarketWire

Holzer Holzer & Fistel, LLC Announces That It Has Filed a Class Action Lawsuit on Behalf of Investors in IntraLinks Holdings, Inc.
Holzer Holzer & Fistel, LLC announces that it has filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of purchasers of IntraLinks Holdings, Inc. ("IntraLinks" or the "Company") (NYSE: IL) common stock who purchased shares between February 17, 2011 and November 10, 2011, inclusive (the "Class Period") MarketWire

PNI Digital Media to Announce Fiscal 2011 Year-End and Fourth Quarter Financial Results and Host Conference Call on December 14th, 2011
PNI Digital Media (TSX: PN)(OTCBB: PNDMF), ("PNI" or the "Company"), the leading innovator in online and in-store digital media solutions for retailers, announced today that the Company will host a conference call on Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 at 4:30pm ET (1:30pm PT) to discuss the Company's fiscal 2011 year-end and fourth quarter financial results. Mr MarketWire

International Drug & Explosives Detection Company IDenta Corp. Signs Marketing Agreement With Company From China
IDenta Corp. (PINKSHEETS: IDTA) CEO Yaacov Shoham today made the following announcement: MarketWire

Amsterdam, 7 December 2011 - HEINEKEN and Facebook today announced a global partnership, which will see the two companies collaborate on digital campaigns for HEINEKEN's brands around the world. The new partnership further strengthens HEINEKEN's leadership position in the digital space.  The Heineken® Facebook fan page is already the largest for any beer brand with over 4 GlobeNewswire

Vaisala's Online Calculator Wins Better Roads Award
December 7, 2011 - Vaisala's RoadDSS Value Calculator, a free online tool developed by the leading road weather solution provider, has won a "2011 Best New Products Top Rollouts" award from Better Roads magazine GlobeNewswire

Norske Skog's BoD recommends closure of Follum
The Board of Directors of Norske Skog recommends closing production at Norske Skog Follum. Tomorrow, Thursday, the matter will be presented to the Corporate Assembly of Norske Skog. GlobeNewswire

TravelTrex GmbH: Winter Bargains: One Week on the Piste From GBP 90 Including Lift Pass
TravelTrex GmbH /TravelTrex GmbH: Winter Bargains: One Week on the Piste From GBP 90 Including Lift Pass . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

ASPO PLC STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE December 7, 2011, at 16:30The Aspo Group Annual Accounts Bulletin for 2011 will be released on Tuesday, February 14, 2012. The Annual Report will be published on week 13 at the latest GlobeNewswire

Vaisala Enhances Accuracy and Performance of Its Global GLD360 Lightning Data
Vaisala owns and operates the leading global lightning detection network, the Global Lightning Dataset GLD360, which now offers lightning data with greater location accuracy, improved polarity classification and peak current estimates.These enhancements in data quality will help customers make more informed decisions, increase operational safety and efficiency, and deliver better services. GlobeNewswire

EMGS: Financial calendar 2012

Navamedic: Company presentation
Oslo, Norway, 7 December 2011. Please find attached Company presentation of Navamedic held at the Nordic Health Care Conferance organized by DNB and Sigma Fondene 6 December 2011.For further information, please contact:Navamedic ASACFO Bjørn LindholtTel: +47 930 06601 GlobeNewswire

New CFO in Noreco
Stavanger, 7 December 2011: Norwegian Energy Company (Noreco) has appointed Mr. Ørjan Gjerde as new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Ørjan Gjerde (42) has almost 20 years of experience within finance and management, and comes from the position as CFO in Malthus AS. He has previously had similar positions in Proserv Group and IKM Gruppen among others GlobeNewswire

Nestlé joins new partnership to improve dairy farming in Brazil
Nestlé S.A. /Nestlé joins new partnership to improve dairy farming in Brazil. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Norwegian Prime Minister, Jens Stoltenberg, opens Farstad Shipping Offshore Simulation Centre in Perth
Aalesund, Norway, December 7th. December 9th the Norwegian Prime Minister, Jens Stoltenberg, opens the new Farstad Shipping Offshore Simulation Centre in Perth, Australia. The centre is the world's largest and most advanced offshore simulation centre for marine operations.  GlobeNewswire launches a new mobile application - innovative location based apartment search
Alma Media Corporation       Press release    7 December 2011 GlobeNewswire

Central government payments gave a surplus in November
Swedish central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 5.5 billion in November, which is SEK 13.8 billion lower than the Debt Office´s latest forecast. The difference is mainly explained by displacements of payments between months within the Debt Office's net lending and will thus not affect the full-year figure. GlobeNewswire

CerMed International announces Blaine Rieke joins the Board of Directors
CerMed International /CerMed International announces Blaine Rieke joins the Board of Directors. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

ING to take EUR 0.9-1.1 billion 4Q charge on US Insurance Closed Block VA assumption review
As reported in ING's third quarter results of 3 November 2011, ING has been conducting a comprehensive assumptions review for the Insurance US Closed Block Variable Annuity (VA) business. GlobeNewswire

The Board of Directors of Biotie Therapies Corp. Decided on Incentive Plans for Employees
BIOTIE THERAPIES CORP. Stock Exchange Release  December 7, 2011 at 9.30 a.m. GlobeNewswire

Aditro, Elanor and SD Worx welcome Seresco (Spain & Portugal) and Trianon (Switzerland) in the Payroll Services Alliance
Antwerp (BE), Lausanne (CH), Madrid (ES), Prague (CZ), Stockholm (SE),December 6, 2011 - The Payroll Services Alliance welcomes two market leaders in its network of European payroll services providers: Seresco (Spain and Portugal) and Trianon (Switzerland). With the accession of Seresco and Trianon, the Payroll Services Alliance now covers 27 European countries. GlobeNewswire

DNO reports a working interest production of 30,635 bopd in October 2011. DNO's working interest production 2011 YTD was 40,621 bopd.

Chaarat Gold Holdings Ltd: Tulkubash project update
Chaarat Gold Holdings Limited ("Chaarat" or the "Company") Tulkubash project update   GlobeNewswire

Basilea appoints Chief Financial Officer
Basilea Pharmaceutica AG /Basilea appoints Chief Financial Officer. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Basware Corporation lowers the 2011 estimates
Basware Corporation lowers the 2011 estimates GlobeNewswire

Biofrontera AG:Ad hoc: Biofrontera AG emits new partial debentures of its 5% option bond 2011/2016
Biofrontera AG / /Ad hoc: Biofrontera AG emits new partial debentures of its 5% option bond 2011/2016 . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

East Capital Explorer AB - Net Asset Value SEK 82 per share on 30 November 2011
On 30 November 2011 the net asset value per share in East Capital Explorer amounted to EUR 9.07 (corresponding to SEK 82[1]). The total net asset value amounted to EUR 308m (corresponding to SEK 2.8bn)The total net asset value (EUR) decreased 2.8 percent compared to 31 October 2011 The value of cash, cash equivalents and other short term investments per share amounted to EUR 1 GlobeNewswire

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