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Hong Kong's 'New Expo for Better Living'
The Better Living Expo debuts today, featuring a wide variety of innovative lifestyle products and services. Hong Kong's newest trade and public fair, being held through 24 July at the AsiaWorld-Expo, builds on Hong Kong's increasing role as a regional lifestyle trendsetter ACN Newswire Q4 Microsoft's Revenue is $ 17.37 Billion reports that Microsoft on Thursday announced a financial report of the fourth quarter. It shows that the net profit of Microsoft in the fourth quarter is $5.87 billion. The earning is 69 cents per share. Microsoft's net profitin the same period of last year was $4.52 billion. The earning was 51 cents per share ACN Newswire

CyberAgent Releases 'World Chef' On Facebook
CyberAgent, Inc. (TOKYO:4751) has launched "World Chef," a global restaurant management game, on Facebook.In World Chef, players become a chef and restaurant owner, creating a unique restaurant by learning new recipes and decorating their restaurant according to individual tastes. The game reflects the world of Ameba Pico Virtual World, another Facebook application by CyberAgent, Inc ACN Newswire

On the Move: Market Pick-up and Larger Incentives Entice Candidates to Look for New Opportunities - Hays Quarterly Report
Completed bonus payments, larger incentives and a pick up in the market have contributed to a larger number of candidates now entering the jobs market in Japan in the third quarter of 2011, says recruiting experts Hays ACN Newswire

Con Edison Peak Demand Hits All-Time High
Amid record-breaking heat, Con Edison's overall electric use peaked at 13,189 megawatts (MW) at 4 p.m. today, eclipsing the all-time record of 13,141 MW set on August 2, 2006. MarketWire

TASER to Release Second Quarter 2011 Earnings on July 28, 2011
TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TASR), announced today that the second quarter 2011 earnings call is scheduled for Thursday, July 28, 2011. A conference call/webcast is scheduled at 11 a.m. ET to review second quarter financial results. MarketWire

U.S. Concrete Announces Second Quarter 2011 Earnings Release and Conference Call Schedule
U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ: USCR) plans to release second quarter 2011 results on Friday, August 5, 2011 at 6:00 a.m. Eastern time. In conjunction with the release, U.S. Concrete has scheduled an investor conference call, which will be broadcast live over the Internet on Friday, August 5, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time (9:00 a.m. Central). MarketWire

Fourth-Generation Alabama Auctioneer Inducted Into Industry Hall of Fame
On Thursday, July 14, Craig King received the auction industry's highest honor with his induction into the National Auctioneers Association (NAA) Hall of Fame. King joins a distinguished group of 131 auctioneers who have served the auction industry. MarketWire

Strategic Storage Trust, Inc. Purchases Three Facilities for $12.2 Million
Strategic Storage Trust, Inc. (SSTI) -- a publicly registered non-traded REIT targeting the self-storage market -- recently acquired three facilities totaling approximately 2,100 units with a total aggregate value of approximately $12.2 million. All three facilities will be rebranded under the SmartStop™ Self Storage trade name. MarketWire

Supertel Hospitality, Inc. Announces Signing of Purchase Agreement to Sell Corporate Headquarters Building for $1.75 Million
Supertel Hospitality, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPPR), a real estate investment trust (REIT), this week signed a purchase agreement for the sale of its corporate office building to the City of Norfolk for $1.75 million. The building at 309 North 5th Street in Norfolk, Neb., was originally constructed in 1990 and has been a primary office location for Supertel since it was built MarketWire

Destination Mediterranean: Making the World Your Office
Wellness International Network's founders Ralph Oats, and his wife Cathy, recently took the company's Worldwide Top Producers on a seven-day incentive trip, sailing the beautiful Mediterranean. MarketWire

Ubermind CEO Shehryar Khan Named One of Puget Sound Business Journal's "40 Under 40"
Shehryar Khan, CEO of leading mobile and emergent technologies agency Übermind (, was named today as one of the "40 Under 40" by the Puget Sound Business Journal (PSBJ), an honor that the publication hails as one of its most prestigious annual awards. MarketWire

Digagogo Completes Acquisition of DogoPay Software
Digagogo Ventures Corp. ("Digagogo") (OTCBB: DOGO), a provider of information and communications technology, is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of the DogoPay software technology from Banyan Tech Ventures Inc. ("Banyan"). MarketWire

Accela, Inc. Response to Statements Regarding State of South Carolina LLR Project
Accela, Inc. disputes recent public statements made by officials with the State of South Carolina's Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (LLR) and the Legislative Audit Council (LAC) regarding the deployment of Accela's enterprise, web-based licensing software for LLR. The officials' statements have misrepresented Accela's financial stability and the viability of its products MarketWire

Genesis Electronics Group, Inc. Appoints New CEO
Genesis Electronics Group, Inc. (OTCBB: GEGI) announced that Edward C. Dillon resigned as President and CEO of the Company on July 19, 2011. The Board of Directors appointed M. Thomas Makmann as Chief Executive Officer effective July 20, 2011. Mr. Dillon will remain as co-chairmen of the Board of Directors with Mr. Raymond Purdon. Mr MarketWire

First California Appoints Chief Banking Officer
First California Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCAL) today announced that Gilbert J. Dalmau has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Banking Officer of First California Bank. MarketWire

Jaguar Merriam in Kansas Reaches Out to St. Louis, Missouri Customers: New Jaguar Car & Special Service Offers
Jaguar Merriam in Kan. is reaching-out to customers in the metropolitan area of St. Louis, Mo. with two new Jaguar specials ( MarketWire

Brown & Brown, Inc. Settles Lawsuit Against Former Employees
Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE: BRO), today announced the settlement of its lawsuit against former employees, Jim W. Henderson, Thomas E. Riley, Eric A. Anderson, Stanley K. Kinnett, II, Paul A. Vredenburg, and their new company, AssuredPartners, Inc. (the "Defendants"). MarketWire

Increased Order Flow Triggers European and Asian Expansion Projects for Cardio Infrared Technologies, Inc.
Cardio Infrared Technologies, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CDOI), a leading Health and Wellness technology and marketing company, announced today that Cardio Infrared Technologies, Inc. has received new orders for the BioFit™ from Europe. MarketWire

Hampshire First Bank Reports Second Quarter Results
Hampshire First Bank (the "Bank") (OTCBB: HFBN) today announced net income of $430,000, or $0.15 per share (basic and diluted), for the quarter ended June 30, 2011 compared to $266,000, or $.10 per share (basic and diluted), for the quarter ended June 30, 2010. For the six months ended June 30, 2011, net income was $804,000, or $0 MarketWire

IdaTech Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Element One and David Edlund
Fuel cell systems developer IdaTech, LLC (AIM: IDA) announced today that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Element One, LLC and its Chief Executive Officer, David Edlund, in U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon. MarketWire

Dorman Releases Volume II of Its Service Dealer Guide and Over 100 Formerly Dealer Only Parts This Month
Dorman Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: DORM) has released Volume II of its Service Dealer Guide featuring formerly "Dealer Only" parts that Technicians can now source from their preferred Aftermarket Parts Supplier -- instead of the Dealer. MarketWire

Heritage Bank Donates $25,000 to JFK University's Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership
Heritage Commerce Corp. (NASDAQ: HTBK), parent company of Heritage Bank of Commerce, announced today that they will be donating $25,000 to the newly created Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership (IEL) at John F. Kennedy University. MarketWire Offers a Slice of Big Easy History With Launch of New Tours is proud to announce the launch of its New Orleans tours section on the full-service travel site. Now offering travelers a whole new perspective of the culture and history of the popular destination, the site will offer tours ranging from river dinner cruises to haunting vampire tours of the French Quarter. Neworleans MarketWire

Signature Devices, Inc. Provides Business Update and Progress for 2nd and 3rd Quarter 2011
Signature Devices, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SDVI) today announced its business update and progress report for 2nd Quarter of 2011. MarketWire

Metal Storm Chosen for Canadian Small Arms Replacement Program
Metal Storm Limited (ASX: MST) (PINKSHEETS: MTSXY) MarketWire

Metal Storm and TASER Sign MoU
Metal Storm Limited (ASX: MST) (PINKSHEETS: MTSXY) MarketWire

UPDATE 2: Leading Indonesian Industrialist to Be Involved in Rider Exploration, Inc.
Hakim, a prominent Indonesian businessman and financier, will be playing a lead role in the financing and management of Rider Exploration (CUSIP Number 76569R202) (OTCBB: REPL) (OTCQB: REPL), a Mining company headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. MarketWire

Fortune Oil and Gas (FOGC) Mineral Claim LOI
Fortune Oil and Gas, Inc. (FOGC) (PINK SHEETS: FOGC) ( Alta Mining through Its Canadian based Subsidiary Alta Mining Inc is pleased to report that it signed a Letter Of Intent ("LOI") to acquire mineral claim set are contiguous to the Company's existing SGH Property MarketWire

National Community Fund Closes $54 Million in New Markets Tax Credits Financing for Four Projects
National Community Fund I, LLC (NCF), an affiliate of Portland Family of Funds Holdings, Inc MarketWire

New Free Webinar Date: Apica Announces Webinar With Rackspace on Critical Need for Performance Monitoring and Load Testing of Cloud Apps

Quicksilver Resources Announces Second-Quarter 2011 Earnings Call
Quicksilver Resources Inc. (NYSE: KWK) today announced the company expects to release second-quarter 2011 earnings on Monday, August 8, 2011, before the market opens. The company will host a conference call the same day at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time to discuss second-quarter 2011 financial and operating results, and expectations for the future. MarketWire

PTGi to Hold Second Quarter 2011 Conference Call on August 16, 2011
Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated (NYSE: PTGI) ("PTGi" or the "Company"), a global facilities-based integrated provider of advanced telecommunications products and services, will release its second quarter 2011 financial results after the market's close on Monday, August 15, 2011 and hold a conference call on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at 8:30 AM ET. MarketWire

Cott Announces Date for Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
Cott Corporation (NYSE: COT) (TSX: BCB) announced today that the Company will release its second quarter financial results before the markets open on Wednesday, August 3, 2011. MarketWire

FNB Bancorp Declares Third Quarter Dividend 2011
FNB Bancorp (OTCBB: FNBG), the holding company for First National Bank of Northern California, announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of six cents per share on the Company's Common Stock totaling approximately $200,519.64. The dividend is payable on August 26, 2011 to shareholders of record as of August 5, 2011. MarketWire

National Investment Banking Association Announces New Officers and Committee Appointments
The National Investment Banking Association (NIBA) today announced the appointment of new Chairpersons to its Board of Directors and Committees who will provide leadership to the organization. MarketWire

Pinnacle Security's Wichita, Kansas Team Helps Habitat for Humanity
Pinnacle Security, a leader in the North American residential security market, today announced that its Wichita, Kan. office partnered with Habitat for Humanity to help to complete two new homes in the local area MarketWire

U.S. Foodservice Acquires Vesuvio Foods, Leading Distributor to Metro NY Italian Restaurants
U.S. Foodservice today announced it has acquired Vesuvio Foods, Inc, the metro New York market's premier source of high quality Italian foods for pizzerias, fine Italian restaurants and gourmet shops. MarketWire

Suncor Energy releases 2011 Report on Sustainability
Suncor Energy Inc. reported today the release of its 2011 Report on Sustainability - a comprehensive review of the company's environment, social and economic performance for the year. The report, themed "Performance. Partnerships. Possibilities," outlines Suncor's performance in 2010 and provides key five-year performance trends. MarketWire

FIMALAC : Third Quater 2011 Financial Information
NINE-MONTH REVENUE: UP 11.9% LIKE-FOR-LIKE* UP 16.4% AS REPORTED * Fitch Ratings' revenue continued to grow strongly in the third quarter offiscal2011 (April 1 to June 30, 2011), gaining 14.4% like-for-like to EUR137.7million($197.7 million), compared with EUR127.5 million ($161.8 million) in third-quarter2010 MarketWire

NCBA Applauds Passage of Senate Resolution for International Year of Cooperatives
The National Cooperative Business Association applauds the unanimous passage of Senate Resolution 87, which designates 2012 as the International Year of Cooperatives. The bi-partisan Resolution was introduced by Tim Johnson (D-SD) and Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and 29 additional co-sponsors MarketWire

Mindoro Intersects High-Grade Copper at Pan de Azucar and Plans to Drill High-Grade Gold Targets at Lobo
Mindoro Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: MIO) (ASX: MDO) (FRANKFURT:WKN 906167) today announced further positive and encouraging copper-gold results from its Pan de Azucar Project in the Philippines, including PDA-28: 3.9 meters of 5.3 percent copper, 0.78 g/t gold, 55.7 g/t silver, 5.11 percent zinc from 9.2 meters and 54.8 meters of 1.17 percent copper and 0.77 g/t gold from 20.75 meters. MarketWire

Metiscan Completes Acquisition of Aclor, Inc.
Metiscan, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MTIZ) today announced that it has acquired sixty percent, or a majority, of Aclor, Inc., a Laredo, Texas-based Company, in a stock-for-stock exchange transaction. Simultaneously with the closing, all of Metiscan's equity ownership in Taptopia, Inc., Shoreline Employment Services, Inc., FirstView EHR, Inc. and Schuylkill Open MRI, Inc MarketWire

PHILand Ranch to Host Groundbreaking Ceremony for Pointe91 Luxury Resort and Elite Residential Community in Chu Lai, Vietnam
PHI Group, Inc. (OTCQB: PHIE) (PINKSHEETS: PHIE) (FRANKFURT: PR7), an M & A company with diversified holdings in real estate development, energy, natural resources and special situations announced today that its subsidiary PHILand Ranch Ltd MarketWire

Intergraph(R) CADWorx(R) Webinar on July 28th to Discuss Using SmartPlant(R) Spoolgen(R) for Automated Piping Isometric Drawings
Intergraph will present a CADWorx webinar on July 28, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. CT that will discuss the advantages of using Intergraph SmartPlant Spoolgen for automated piping isometric drawings in combination with CADWorx for intelligent plant modeling MarketWire

Bombardier Marks 14th North American BiLevel Rail Car Customer With Orlando-Area Project
Bombardier Transportation announced that it has received an order from the Florida Department of Transportation for the supply of 14 BOMBARDIER BiLevel rail cars for the central Florida SunRail commuter rail project to provide service to the Orlando area MarketWire

Michigan Retailers Association Seeks Century-Old Retail Businesses
The Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) is searching for Michigan Centennial Retailers -- current retail businesses that have been in operation for 100 years or more. MarketWire

codeREADr Smartphone App Adds GPS Location to Barcode Scanning for Administrative Tracking of Access, Attendance, Events and Transactions in Real-Time
Skycore LLC, a mobile solutions specialist since 2003, has today introduced a new feature for codeREADr, their Android barcode scanning app for smartphones, which now reports device location in real time along with scanned and manually input data for tracking access, attendance, events and transactions of contractors, employees, students and assets. MarketWire

RCRD LBL Announces Rock-A-Way Summer
Beat the heat and join RCRD LBL on Sunday, July 31 from 1-8pm for the RCRD LBL Rock-A-Way Summer beach blowout, sponsored by Bing, featuring the coolest in live music, DJs, surf, food and oceanic style. Set right on the Rockaway Beach Boardwalk at Beach 96 St. in Queens, NY (right off the 98th St MarketWire

Water Technologies International, Inc. Announces Ticker Symbol Change to WTII
Water Technologies International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WTIID) announced that it was notified by FINRA that its ticker symbol will change to (PINKSHEETS: WTII) on Friday, July 22th at the open. MarketWire

TicketNetwork Advisory -- Roger Daltrey Tour Comes to North America This Fall
Legendary rocker Roger Daltrey is going on tour this September with a 28-concert schedule that includes dates all across the United States and Canada. Daltrey will perform the entirety of The Who's breakthrough album "Tommy" as well as other Who hits and songs from his solo career. MarketWire

Redbox Fosters Innovation and Entrepreneurship at TechWeek & SPARK Chicago
A notable player in the Chicago tech industry, redbox, America's destination for movie and game rentals, will be an active participant in TechWeek, a four-day expo kicking off today with the goal of fostering the technology, web and interactive communities MarketWire

Cardio Infrared Provides Update on DTC Eligibility of Its Securities
Cardio Infrared Technologies, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CDOI) (, CEO Wayne Bailey issued the following statement addressing the eligibility of the Company's securities with the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation ("DTC"). MarketWire

IlluminOss Medical Announces US Notice of Allowance
IlluminOss Medical, the company pioneering photodynamic orthopedic implants, today announced that it has received a Notice of Allowance from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for instruments used in the company's Photodynamic Bone Stabilization System procedure MarketWire

LuminX Holdings, a Subsidiary of Premiere Opportunities Group, Inc., Signs $430,000 Order for LED Display
Premiere Opportunities Group, Inc (OTCQB: PPBL) (OTCBB: PPBL) is pleased to announce that its LuminX Holdings, Inc. subsidiary has signed a contract to deliver an LED display for $430,000 to a New York City client. Superior Digital Displays, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of LuminX Holdings, Inc MarketWire

Wealth Minerals Arranges $1,100,000 Loan
Wealth Minerals Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: WML)(OTCQX: WMLLF)(FRANKFURT: EJZ) (the "Company" or "Wealth") announces that it has arranged loans in the aggregate amount of $1,100,000 from a number of individual lenders. MarketWire

MENA Hydrocarbons Inc. Announces Spud of the Itheria-1 Exploration Well in Block 9, Syria
MENA Hydrocarbons Inc. ("MENA" or the "Company") (TSX VENUTRE: MNH) is pleased to announce the commencement of drilling operations in Syria with the spud of Itheria-1, the first exploration well on Block 9, Syria. MarketWire

Moog Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Webcast on July 29, 2011
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A) (NYSE: MOG.B) will release its third quarter fiscal 2011 earnings for the period ended July 2, 2011 on Friday, July 29, 2011. In conjunction with this release, Moog will host a conference call beginning at 11:00 a.m. ET, which will be simultaneously broadcast live over the Internet MarketWire

Crosshair Appoints Key Executives
Crosshair Exploration & Mining Corp. (TSX: CXX)(NYSE Amex: CXZ) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Mark Ludwig as Chief Operating Officer (U.S.) and Mr. Horace H. "Bevo" Beaven as Vice President, Corporate Communications. MarketWire

Surrey Bancorp Reports Second Quarter Net Income of $711,177
Surrey Bancorp (the "Company") (PINKSHEETS: SRYB), the holding company for Surrey Bank & Trust, today reported earnings for the second quarter of 2011. MarketWire

North Bay Resources Inc. (NBRI): USCIS Approves Ruby Gold Project $7.5M EB-5 Funding Facility
North Bay Resources Inc MarketWire Morning Alerts: Auri Inc, North Horizon, Greenshift, Clarkstone Financial Group, Profile Tech, Platinum Studios, Emerging Media Holdings and Manhattan Pharmaceutical is a premier source for microcap research - providing a wide range of due diligence and investment insight on stocks all over the market. Investment Report primary focus is to alert our valued subscribers to small cap and microcap companies poised for explosive movement in the market MarketWire

Continued Growth Due to Natural Gas vs. Crude Price Spread - Equity Research on Solutia Inc. and Rockwood Holdings, Inc.
Today, released its industry report highlighting Solutia Inc. (NYSE: SOA) and Rockwood Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ROC). Full fundamental and technical analysis is available at MarketWire Morning Alerts: GreenHouse Holdings, Portage Resources, Sino Forrest, Options Media Group, Marquis Tech Holdings, Jammin Java, Zarlink Semiconductors, and Smartmetric is a premier source for microcap research - providing a wide range of due diligence and investment insight on stocks all over the market. Investment Report primary focus is to alert our valued subscribers to small cap and microcap companies poised for explosive movement in the market MarketWire

Biosimilar Approvals Stimulates Entire Industry - Equity Research on Quest Diagnostics Incorporated and Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings
Today, released its industry report highlighting Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX) and Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings (NYSE: LH). Full fundamental and technical analysis is available at MarketWire

Steady Outlook in Supporting Services - Research Report on Express Scripts, Inc. and Medco Health Solutions Inc.
Today, announced its research report highlighting Express Scripts, Inc. (NASDAQ: ESRX) and Medco Health Solutions Inc. (NYSE: MHS). Full content and research is available at MarketWire

What Lies Ahead, Considerations in Growth - Research Report on Chevron Corporation and CVR Energy, Inc.
Today, announced its research report highlighting Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) and CVR Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CVI). Full content and research is available at MarketWire

News on News, an Ironic Turn of Events - Equity Research on News Corporation and Time Warner Inc.
Today, released its industry report highlighting News Corporation (NASDAQ: NWSA) and Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX). Full fundamental and technical analysis is available at MarketWire

Long-Term Positives En-Route, Review of Healthcare Reform - Equity Research on Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Health Management Associates, Inc.
Today, released its industry report highlighting Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACHN) and Health Management Associates, Inc. (NYSE: HMA). Full fundamental and technical analysis is available at MarketWire

Emergent Markets 'Ring' New Era of Communication - Research Report on QUALCOMM, Inc. and Altera Corporation
Today, announced its research report highlighting QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) and Altera Corporation (NASDAQ: ALTR). Full content and research is available at MarketWire

Celltick to Expand its Home Screen Media Service to BlackBerry Users
Celltick announced today that the company has joined the BlackBerry® Alliance Program as a Select Partner and plans to offer its home screen media service called LiveScreen® to BlackBerry® smartphone users. MarketWire

AngloGold Ashanti to Acquire Interest in First Uranium From Village Main Reef
AngloGold Ashanti Limited("AngloGold Ashanti") (NYSE: AU) has entered into an agreement to acquireownership over the 47,065,916 shares in First Uranium Corporation ("FirstUranium") held by Village Main Reef Limited ("Village"), which equates to a19.79% interest in First Uranium, for CAD0.60 per share (ZAR4.3569 pershare or USD0 MarketWire

SkyGrid Launches on Android Tablets
SkyGrid today announced the launch of SkyGrid for Android Tablets. With SkyGrid, Android Tablet users can easily follow the interests they care about. MarketWire

RBS - Announcement of Court preliminary hearing

Easton Pharmaceuticals Announces Projections of $15 Million in Revenue For 2012 From The Company's First Territory Launch of VIORRA in Mexico
Easton Pharmaceuticals (OTC: EAPH), a specialty pharmaceutical company that designs, develops, and markets a premium array of topically-delivered therapeutic healthcare products has been advised of by BMV Medica S.A. de C.V MarketWire

Profitable Trading Streak Hits 170 Straight Winners With Consistent "Stock Alerts"
When the markets are volatile and individual stocks swing wildly, it's critical to trade the right setups. Over the past 13 years, has been refining its proprietary trading methodology and the results have been spectacular. Over the last 26 months, there have been 170 consecutive BullTrade "Stock Alerts" sold for a profit MarketWire

AspenBio to Present at Canaccord Genuity Annual Growth Conference on August 9, 2011
AspenBio Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: APPY), an emerging in-vitro diagnostic company, has been invited to present at the Canaccord Genuity 31st Annual Growth Conference. The conference will be held at the InterContinental Hotel in Boston, MA on August 9-11, 2011. MarketWire

Native American Fair Commerce Coalition Joins Movement to Stop Proposed Amendment of the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement

Elephant Talk Communications Focus of Financial News Publications
Elephant Talk Communications, Inc. (OTCBB: ETAK) ( today announced that it was the focus of three recent financial news publications reporting on the company's activities. MarketWire

Slalom Consulting's Brian Jacobsen Named to Puget Sound Business Journal "40 Under 40" Ranking
Slalom Consulting, a national business and technology consulting firm, today announced that Seattle General Manager, Brian Jacobsen, has been named a 2011 Puget Sound Business Journal "40 Under 40" award recipient. The prestigious "40 Under 40" awards program recognizes the top Seattle-area business leaders under the age of 40 who excel in their industry and demonstrate dynamic leadership MarketWire

MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon, 7/22
"Cowboys and Aliens," medical records, home health care, WHO, new solar technology, USA foreign aid; this week on MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon. MoneyTV is the internationally syndicated television program all about money and what makes it happen, (http://www.moneytv MarketWire

FLIR Systems Announces Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results
FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011. Revenue was $390.0 million, up 18% compared to second quarter 2010 revenue of $331.1 million. Operating income in the second quarter was $41.7 million, compared to $89 MarketWire

U.S. Industrial Manufacturing Projects Under Construction Worth $54.5 Billion, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Given the hammering it took throughout the recession, there was some speculation that the U.S. Industrial Manufacturing Industry was going to face significant problems with a lack of construction-related activity until the economy got back on its feet MarketWire

Russell Shariah Indexes: Developed Index Outperforms Emerging Markets Index and Global Index YTD Through July 19
The Russell Shariah Developed Index reflected a 6.8% return year-to-date, outperforming the Russell Shariah Global Index (5.9%) and the Russell Shariah Emerging Markets Index (0.9%) through July 19, 2011. MarketWire

Changing Power Structure Brings Growth to Transformer Manufacturing Sector, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The manufacturing of power transformers in the U.S. and Canada is showing a marked increase, largely caused by the numerous projects to upgrade the country's power grid to incorporate wind power and other alternative energy sources. Industrial Info is currently tracking 20 active transformer manufacturing projects in the U.S MarketWire

U.S. Pulp and Paper Mills Ratchet Up Plans for Energy-Related Projects, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The U.S. forest products industry is awash with energy-related projects. Companies are investing in projects that will add electrical generating capacity, increase equipment performance, reduce thermal energy consumption, and ultimately improve the cost structure of mill operations MarketWire

New Energy Trading Product Creates More Transparency in Electric Markets, Allowing Traders to Better Manage Risks and Opportunities, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- A new software tool dramatically increases transparency in electricity markets, enabling energy traders to increase profits and lower risk by showing what is causing market events and price volatility in those markets. MarketWire

Vistaar to Host Pricing Solutions Webinar Featuring McAfee VP of Corporate Strategy
Vistaar Technologies, Inc., an innovator of price and promotion solutions, today announced it will host a free webinar, "Pricing Solutions for Software Companies," featuring keynote speaker Vimal Solanki, vice president of corporate strategy at McAfee, Inc., the world's largest dedicated security technology company. The webinar is scheduled for 12 p.m MarketWire

New York's First-Half Housing Market Falls From Tax Credit-Driven 2010; Shows Growth From 2009
New York State home sales in the first half of 2011 fell as expected from the 2010 tax credit-driven market, but showed growth compared to 2009, according to preliminary single-family sales data accumulated by the New York State Association of REALTORS®. The statewide median sales price posted gains compared to the first half of 2010. MarketWire Offers Travel Training Programs for Travel Agent Professionals -- 24/7 is now offering training courses online through TravelCampus, a comprehensive, internet delivered training program offered to those who are working or seeking work in the travel industry. MarketWire

Fresh Start Tax: The IRS Offer in Compromise
Today, so many companies are advertising that they can settle IRS tax debts for pennies on the dollar. Fact or Fiction? The facts are this. The IRS receives about 50,000 Offers in Compromises each year. About 25% or 12,000 Offers are accepted yearly. MarketWire

Cisco Hands Over More Than 700 Houses to the Government of Karnataka to Mark Successful Completion of Phase III of Project Samudaya
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced that it has handed over more than 700 houses to the Government of Karnataka to mark completion of Phase III of "Project Samudaya" -- an initiative to collaborate with the government in their Asare program towards helping rehabilitate the lives of flood-affected communities in Karnataka MarketWire

Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide Named an EPA WasteWise Partner
Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide (, representing the largest assembly of creative talent in the world of healthcare communications, today announced the organization has been named a WasteWise partner by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). MarketWire

AEG Affiliated Energy Group Retained by Rep/Esco to Explore M&A Opportunities
AEG Affiliated Energy Group has been retained by a retail electricity provider (Energy Service Company, or "ESCO"), seeking a well capitalized purchaser of its customer portfolio and certain related assets. AEG specializes in energy-related mergers and acquisitions, due diligence services and energy procurement. MarketWire

Premier Commercial Bancorp Announces Increased Quarter and Year-to-Date Earnings
Premier Commercial Bancorp (OTCBB: PCBP), parent company of Premier Commercial Bank, N.A., reported an increase in unaudited consolidated earnings for the six months ended June 30, 2011 to $891,000, compared to $345,000 the same period last year. For the three months ended June 30, 2011 earnings of $523,000 were reported, compared to $213,000 for the same period last year. MarketWire

Frank Torchen Joins TAB Bank as VP
As TAB Bank continues to expand its financial offerings to a broader spectrum of industries, it is pleased to announce the addition of Frank Torchen to the Business Development team as Vice President and Business Development Officer based in Connecticut and serving the entire Northeast region. MarketWire

Flight Design's New Four Seat C4 Aircraft to Include BRS Parachutes as Standard Equipment
Flight Design will introduce a full-scale mock-up of their new four seat C4 at this year's EAA Air Venture in Oshkosh. As in all previous Flight Design models, a BRS (PINKSHEETS: BRSI) parachute system has been designed for the C4 and will be included as standard equipment on all C4's sold. MarketWire

Gridstore to Showcase Scale-out NAS Solution During Campus Technology 2011
Gridstore™, the leader in scale-out NAS solutions for the SMB market, announced today that it will showcase its Gridstore Scale-out NAS solution during Campus Technology 2011 in Boston, MA, July 25-28, in booth #757, at the Seaport World Trade Center MarketWire

Atocha Resources (TSXV:ATT) Completes Summer Exploration Program on Trove Property in Quebec - Video Summary Posted on
Vancouver, British Columbia, July 22, 2011 - Atocha Resources (TSXV:ATT) has completed its summer exploration program on its Trove gold and copper project. GlobeNewswire

Allianz opts for efficiency and convenience by outsourcing banksparen
Allianz Nederland Asset Management (Allianz) and BinckBank N.V. (BinckBank) have signed a service agreement whereby Allianz will outsource its securities giro accounts and savings accounts for clients of Allianz (BPO contract). Allianz is opting to outsource banksparen to BinckBank in order to provide its clients with greater convenience GlobeNewswire

Elcoteq SE has filed the application for controlled management under the laws of Luxembourg - the Board initiates investigations of lenders' actions
Elcoteq SEStock Exchange Release July 22, 2011 at 15.00 (EET) GlobeNewswire

Export industry shows strong demand for long-term financing
Swedish exporters demand for long-term financing from SEK has remained strong, with the number of completed transactions increasing in the latter part of the first half of 2011. SEK delivered strong operating profit (IFRS) for the period. GlobeNewswire

Dutch competition authorities approve the acquisition of SBS TV operations in the Netherlands
Stock Exchange Release 22/07/201118:40 GlobeNewswire

2Q 2011 Financial Results NERATEL, Singapore
NeraTel achieved revenue in the second quarter of SGD 35.8 million, compared to SGD 38.0 million in the corresponding quarter last year. EBIT for the quarter was SGD 2.9 million compared to SGD 4.0 million in in the second quarter 2010. Net profit was SGD 2.5 million compared to SGD 3.0 million in the second quarter 2010. GlobeNewswire

Novartis drug Afinitor® recommended by CHMP for EU approval to treat patients with advanced pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
Novartis International AG /Novartis drug Afinitor® recommended by CHMP for EU approval to treat patients with advanced pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Alma Media's Interim Report for January-June 2011: Advertising sales grew for printed papers

Tele2 Sverige has entered into an agreement to acquire Norwegian mobile operator Network Norway

Rezidor's Interim Report January-June 2011
Second quarter, 2011 GlobeNewswire

Half-year operating result from Bellevue Group just positive
Bellevue Group AG /Half-year operating result from Bellevue Group just positive. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Infrassure Ltd. report their financial results for the second quarter which ended 30th June, 2011
Infrassure Ltd. /Infrassure Ltd. report their financial results for the second quarter which ended 30th June, 2011 . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Océ publishes 2nd quarter 2011 results
Venlo, the Netherlands, 22 July 2011 - Today Océ N.V. published the results for the second quarter of 2011. GlobeNewswire

Solteq Plc Stock Exchange Bulletin 22.7.2011 at 9.00 am GlobeNewswire

Santhera's Marketing Authorization Application for Idebenone in LHON Accepted for Review by European Medicines Agency
Santhera Pharmaceuticals Holding AG /Santhera's Marketing Authorization Application for Idebenone in LHON Accepted for Review by European Medicines Agency . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Orion receives positive CHMP opinion for new intensive care sedative, dexdor® (dexmedetomidine)

Chemaphor Inc. (TSXV:CFR) Receives Buy Recommendation from eResearch Corp - Video Summary of Report Posted on
Vancouver, British Columbia - July 22, 2011 - Toronto based eResearch has issued a new research report on Chemaphor Inc. (TSXV:CFR) giving the company a speculative buy recommendation with a 12 month target price of $0.38, more than triple today's price of $0.11. GlobeNewswire

Thomson Reuters Streamlines Organizational Structure in Markets Division

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