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UK becoming unattractive for financial services to do business: Policymakers
British policymakers have been warned that the country is becoming an increasingly unattractive place for the financial services industry to do business. ANI

Reserve Bank hikes interest rate by 50 basis points, loans to be costlier
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) hiked short-term lending and borrowing rates sharply by 50 basis points for the third time in three months today to control inflation. ANI

Sino Prosper Quarterly Operation Update
Sino Prosper State Gold Resources Holdings Limited ("Sino Prosper" or the "Group"; SEHK:0766) is pleased to announce the release of the Group's latest Quarterly Operation Update. Due to a news blackout prior to release of the Group's Annual FinancialStatements, this current Update covers both the quarters ended 31 March and 30 June 2011 ACN Newswire

Hong Kong Book Fair Attracts Some 950,000 Visitors
About 950,000 readers have visited the 22nd edition of the Hong Kong Book Fair, which closes today after a week-long run at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.Attendance at the fair organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council(HKTDC) was about three per cent higher than last year ACN Newswire

Sony Achieves Over 30% Reduction in Global CO2 Emissions
Sony Corporation ("Sony" or the "Company") today announced that it has achieved and/or exceeded the majority of the targets set out in its "Green Management 2010" ("GM2010") mid-term environmental plan, including an over 30% reduction in global CO2 emissions across its business sites compared with fiscal year 2000 levels ACN Newswire

NEC's High-Availability Software, "EXPRESSCLUSTER" No. 1 in Asia Pacific Two Years Running
NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today that its high-availability software, "EXPRESSCLUSTER," secured top share in terms of monetary value (22%) in the 2010 HA cluster software market in the Asia Pacific region, including Japan. This is thesecond year in a row that EXPRESSCLUSTER has taken top share(1) ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Builds 8,000 PC Thin Client System for Chiba City Board of Education
Fujitsu today announced that it has worked together with the Education Center of the Chiba City Board of Education to deploy 8,000 new PCs to be used by all faculty and students at the city's 176 special needs elementary and junior high schools, in Japan ACN Newswire

MHI to Establish Advanced Plant Safety Department to Boost Response to Safety Measures for PWR Nuclear Power Plants
Effective August 1, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) will establish a new department in Kobe, Japan, to be known as the "Advanced Plant Safety Department," within its Nuclear Energy Systems business headquarters. The move is designed to boost the company's response to safety measures for pressurized water reactor (PWR) nuclear power plants ACN Newswire

Singapore Exchange Welcomes Indonesia's Malacca Trust to Catalist
Singapore Exchange ("SGX") is pleased to welcome the listing of Malacca Trust Limited ("Malacca Trust") on Catalist, under the stock code of "5TH" ACN Newswire

Isp.org.cn: RIM Announced to Lay off 2,000 Employees
Isp.org.cn reports that RIM announced on Monday that it plans to cut about 2,000 employees, accounting for 11% of the total number of employees. This is the first time RIM disclosed the details of layoffs since it announced layoffs last month. Analysts of Isp.org.cn said the number of layoffs is a little more than the original forecast ACN Newswire

Pacific Conferences Introducing First Event on Social Media in Jakarta
With dataplans and mobile gadgets readily available, social media has quickly caught up with the millions in Indonesia, making it the world's 2nd and 3rd largest market for Facebook and Twitter respectively. This burgeoning trend provided brands witha window of opportunities, including an enticing alternative to reach out and connect with their target audiences ACN Newswire

Russell Investments
In the news release, "Russell Fundamental U.S. Small Company Index Outperforms the Russell 2000 Small Cap and Equal Weight Indexes YTD Through July 22," issued earlier today by Russell Investments, we are advised by the company that the headline should read "Russell Fundamental U.S MarketWire

City of Bell Gardens Adopts Healthy Vending Policy
The healthy choice is now an easier choice for residents of Bell Gardens after city officials passed a healthy vending policy last night for city-owned youth recreation centers and parks. The vending policy will eliminate youth access to regular and diet sodas and other sugar-loaded drinks, including sports drinks and energy drinks MarketWire

July 31st: The Festival of Arts Heats Up With Spanish Flamenco, Art of Cooking and Live Beatles Classics for Another Sensational Sunday
This Sunday, July 31st, things get spicy at the Laguna Beach Festival of Arts! MarketWire

inTEST Corporation Announces Availability of 2011 Second Quarter Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast
inTEST Corporation (NASDAQ: INTT), an independent designer, manufacturer and marketer of semiconductor automatic test equipment (ATE) interface solutions and temperature management products, today announced that the Company will host a conference call on Wednesday, August 3, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time MarketWire

NICE Endorses Bivalirudin for Heart Attack Patients
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DG Completes Acquisition of MediaMind
DG® (NASDAQ: DGIT), a leading provider of digital media services to the advertising, entertainment and broadcast industries, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of MediaMind Technologies, Inc., a leading global provider of integrated digital advertising solutions. MarketWire

Con Edison Reports Heat Wave Electrical Demand, Thanks New Yorkers for Conserving
Con Edison's New York customers used a terawatt hour -- or 1 trillion watt hours of electricity -- during the recent four-day heat wave that roasted the metropolitan area. MarketWire

Silverado: Clarification & Retraction News Release Nolan Creek Sb-Au Project Amended NI 43-101F1 Report
Silverado Gold Mines Ltd. (OTCBB: SLGLF)(FRANKFURT: SLGL) (www.silverado.com) (the "Company" or "Silverado") - The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) has been working with Silverado since its January, 2011 Cease Trade Order in British Columbia. As a result, the Company has filed an amended Nolan Creek Technical Report, dated July 9, 2011, on SEDAR MarketWire

Bureau 24 Expands Offices
Bureau 24, an SEO company located at 2069 East Sahara Ave, Ste A, Las Vegas, Nevada 89104, is one Nevada company that is hiring. The Las Vegas based search engine optimization and internet marketing company has opened a new office and hired 12 new employees to join our team. Bureau 24 specializes in best of practice internet advertising. MarketWire

Gardner Denver Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
Gardner Denver, Inc. (NYSE: GDI) announced that on July 25, 2011 its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.05 per share, payable on August 25, 2011, to stockholders of record as of August 9, 2011. MarketWire

Extra Space Storage(R) of Stockton Partners With Miss San Joaquin as Well as the Miss America Organization to Support the Young Women of San Joaquin in Scholarship and Talent
Extra Space Storage of Stockton, CA is partnering with Miss San Joaquin as well as the Miss America Organization to provide storage resources for these organizations. MarketWire

Members and Public Discover The Explorers Club "North Face"
Members of The Explorers Club, the world renowned international exploration organization, will soon discover a bit of urban archaeology unseen for years -- the North Face of their iconic Upper East Side headquarters named for famed broadcaster and Club member Lowell Thomas. MarketWire

AltAir Fuels Partners With USDA to Spur Camelina Growth
AltAir Fuels and the USDA today announced the establishment of Biomass Crop Assistance Program ("BCAP") areas in Washington state, Montana and California for the production of the oilseed crop camelina sativa as a feedstock for sustainable, low carbon aviation fuel, renewable diesel and specialty chemicals MarketWire

Frank Ancona Honda Launches Facebook Contest: Enter for a Chance to Win Tickets to the 2011 Pitch Music Showcase, the Pitch Music Awards, 1 Night at The Q Hotel & Spa & Dinner at the Thai Place Restaurant
Frank Ancona Honda recently launched a Facebook contest for a chance to win tickets to the Pitch Music Showcase August 4, 2011; tickets to the Pitch Music Awards on August 14, 2011; a night stay at The Q Hotel & Spa; and dinner at Thai Palace Restaurant. MarketWire

Beat the Heat With Cool Spanish Reds
For those who adore red wine but are hesitant about quaffing a glass in the heat of summer, Wines from Spain offers a simple suggestion: chill. Popping the right bottle of red wine in the fridge or on ice for a short period of time can provide some much-needed summertime refreshment while bringing a wine's unique nuances to the forefront. MarketWire

Enjoy Top Cultural Events and Affordable Luxury in St Barts This Summer
Travelers looking for a glamorous last-minute getaway should look no further than the trendy island of St Barts in the French West Indies. Arguably the most sought after destination in the Caribbean, St Barts welcomes visitors with a combination of surprisingly affordable luxury and a jam-packed cultural calendar over the next couple of months and beyond. MarketWire

Grupo TMM Announces Second-Quarter 2011 Earnings Release and Conference Call
Grupo TMM, S.A.B. (NYSE: TMM) and (BMV: TMM A) ("TMM"), a Mexican intermodal transportation and logistics company, will publish second-quarter 2011 financial results on Thursday, July 28, after the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. MarketWire

Timberland Bancorp Reports Fiscal Third Quarter 2011 Results
Timberland Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSBK) ("Timberland" or "the Company") today reported a net loss of $(1.28 million) for its fiscal third quarter ended June 30, 2011 and net income of $1.16 million for the fiscal year to date. The quarter's net loss to common shareholders after adjusting for the preferred stock dividend and the preferred stock discount accretion was $(1.55 million), or $(0 MarketWire

Leah Monteiro Joins LaVoie Group Team as Senior Account Executive
LaVoie Group, the acknowledged leader in life sciences and pharmaceutical communications, today announced the appointment of Leah Monteiro, Senior Account Executive. She joins the agency as a member of the client account teams, managing corporate communications, public relations and investor programs for the agency's life science and pharmaceutical clients. MarketWire

How to Green Your Fleet on a Budget
While fleet vehicles keep America's businesses running, they're often a company's primary source of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and smog-forming pollutants. Cleaner-running vehicles represent a great opportunity to reduce one's ecological footprint, but at what expense? MarketWire

Photo Advisory: Lake Powell Vacationers Rejoice at Highest Water Levels in Past Ten Years
Caption: Lake Powell's important shortcut from Wahweap Marina, Ariz., Castle Rock Cut, is full of water thanks to high snow levels. Lake Powell has risen more than 55 feet in 2011, even with near-capacity release from Glen Canyon Dam to help fill Lake Mead, and is still rising MarketWire

Granite Hill Estates to Hold Third Annual Big Band Bash
Granite Hill Estates (GHE), the Kennebec Valley's premier continuing care retirement community, will conduct its Third Annual Big Band Bash on Saturday, August 13, 2011, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. The rain date is August 14. MarketWire

Focus on Innovation and Business Transformation Draws Award-Winning Chief Information Officers to CIO magazine's 2011 CIO 100 Symposium
Accelerating business benefits through innovative use of information technology tops the agenda for hundreds of business and technology leaders gathering Aug. 14-16th at the CIO 100 Symposium and Awards Ceremony in Colorado Springs, CO. MarketWire

United Community Banks, Inc. to Present at the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods 2011 Community Bank Conference
United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCBI), announced that they will participate in the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods 2011 Community Bank Conference which will be held August 2 and 3 in New York. MarketWire

Clorox Board of Directors Unanimously Concludes Icahn's Revised Proposal Is Inadequate and Not in the Best Interest of Stockholders
The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) today announced that the company's board of directors, in consultation with its independent legal and financial advisers, has unanimously determined that the revised unsolicited, conditional proposal to acquire Clorox, received on July 20, 2011, from Icahn Enterprises L.P. ("Icahn"), substantially undervalues the company and is not credible. MarketWire

InfoTrends Report Ranks Roland DGA Corp. Number One in the North American Durable Graphics Printing Market
Roland DGA Corp. has once again been recognized by InfoTrends, Inc. as the leading North American provider of digital printers for the durable graphics market. MarketWire

Supertex Reports First Fiscal Quarter Results
Supertex, Inc. (NASDAQ: SUPX) today reportedfinancial results for the first fiscal quarter ended July 2, 2011. Netsales for the first fiscal quarter were $18,058,000, slightly highercompared to the prior quarter of $17,983,000 and a 22% decrease compared to$23,155,000 in the same quarter last year. On a GAAP basis, net income inthe first fiscal quarter was $1,669,000, or $0 MarketWire

Howard Alan Events Introduces Premier Summer Art Event Returning to Beaver Creek, Colorado With Country's Finest Artists
An explosion of color, an abundance of talent and a myriad of mediums will mark the return of Beaver Creek Village's premier annual art festival this summer, transforming the heart of this popular resort destination into a gallery style outdoor art extravaganza MarketWire

The Backplane & SkyGrid Team Up to Launch the First Backplane
The Backplane and SkyGrid announced today that they have teamed up to give millions of users an easier way to stay up to date on their favorite entertainers and public figures. Now with just one tap people can follow a Backplane, which is a constantly updating stream of the newest videos, social media updates, and breaking news MarketWire

Ferdinand Andres Joins Xact Data Discovery as Director of Business Development for the Houston, TX Market
Xact Data Discovery (XDD), an international leading provider of data discovery and management services to law firms, corporations and government agencies, is proud to announce that Ferdinand "Ferd" Andres has joined its team as Director of Business Development for the Houston, TX market. Andres will play a key role in expanding Xact Data Discovery's presence within the State of Texas. MarketWire

Star Bulk Announces Date for the Release of Second Quarter and First Half 2011 Results, Conference Call and Webcast
Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (the "Company" or "Star Bulk") (NASDAQ: SBLK) today announced that it will release its results for the second quarter and first half 2011 before the market opens in New York on Wednesday, August 10, 2011. Star Bulk's management team will host a conference call to discuss the Company's financial results on the same day, Wednesday, August 10, 2011, at 11:00 a.m MarketWire

Panera Bread Company Reports Q2 2011 Diluted EPS of $1.18, up 39%
Panera Bread Company (NASDAQ: PNRA) MarketWire

NEI Briefs Wall Street Analysts on Nuclear Energy Sector's Post-Fukushima Outlook
America's nuclear energy industry continues to operate safely and reliably, and the industry has a positive outlook, Marvin Fertel, president and chief executive officer of the Nuclear Energy Institute, told financial analysts today. MarketWire

UPDATE: Trainer Communications Nationally Recognized With 2011 Videographer Award of Excellence
Trainer Communications, the premier provider of integrated marketing and high-tech public relations services that create global market leaders, today announced that the firm has won the Videographer Award of Excellence for the Creativity/Use of Special Effects and Animation category for Nimsoft: Modern IT MarketWire

DocFinity Concludes Annual User Conference
DocFinity, a provider of enterprise content management (ECM) and business process management (BPM) software to the insurance, healthcare, higher education, and other industries, successfully concluded its 2011 User Conference at the Hotel Hershey in Hershey, PA, June 19-21. MarketWire

His Holiness Sakya Trizin to Visit Seattle
Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism (www.sakya.org) is honored to host teachings by His Holiness Sakya Trizin in Seattle on August 14 and 15, 2011. MarketWire

Zoran Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2011 Results
Zoran Corporation (NASDAQ: ZRAN), a leading provider of digital solutions for applications in the digital entertainment and digital imaging markets, today reported results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2011. MarketWire

Pratt & Whitney Canada Invites PT6 Customers to Attend M&O Session During EAA 2011
EAA AirVenture - Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) is inviting owners, operators and maintenance personnel of its PT6A engines to attend a Maintenance & Overhaul (M&O) session during EAA 2011 in OshKosh, Wisconsin on Friday, July 29. P&WC is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. MarketWire

NAMI Montana and NetReflector Launch Mental Illness Recovery Survey System to Measure Patient Success
NetReflector, a market research services and software company and NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Montana, a leading mental health advocacy organization, today announced the launch of an online Mental Illness Recovery Survey System which allows individuals receiving services from Montana's mental illness treatment system to report on the results of their treatment MarketWire

Tomorrows Lighting and enerSave Sign Letter of Intent to Further Discussions on Combining Two Companies
Tomorrows Lighting, Inc., a subsidiary of PureSpectrum, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PSRU), has been engaged in discussions with enerSave, a New York-based company, which has culminated in the signing of a letter of intent to for Tomorrow's Lighting to acquire enerSave. MarketWire

Hertz Marks Continued Growth and Expansion With Opening of 2,000th U.S. Hertz Local Edition Facility
The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ) is celebrating its continued expansion with the opening of its 2,000th U.S. Hertz Local Edition (HLE) rental car facility today. The 2,000th HLE is located at 1700 Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, Pa., adjacent to the Windsor Suites hotel. To celebrate, Hertz is offering bonus Marriott Rewards points with Hertz Local Edition weekly rentals. MarketWire

Pratt & Whitney Canada Congratulates Blackhawk on FAA Certification for Installation of the PT6A-42A in the Cessna Caravan
EAA AirVenture - Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) today congratulated Blackhawk Modification, Inc., on earning FAA Certification for an engine upgrade package for their Cessna Caravan aircraft MarketWire

AIB - Resignation of Directors
Allied Irish Banks p.l.c. ("AIB") (NYSE: AIB) announces the resignation ofNon-Executive Directors, Ms. Anne Maher, Mr. Stephen Kingon and Mr. DavidPritchard,from the Board with effect from the conclusion of today's AnnualGeneralMeeting. - ENDS- This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf ofThomson Reuters clients MarketWire

Treasure State Bank Reports Second Quarter 2011 Operating Results
Treasure State Bank ("the Bank") (OTCBB: TRSU), a Montana chartered community bank, today announced: MarketWire

X-ES Introduces XPedite7332, a 3U CompactPCI SBC With 8 GB of Memory and Intel(R) Core(TM)i7 Processor
Extreme Engineering Solutions, Inc. (X-ES) announces the immediate availability of the XPedite7332, a conduction- or air-cooled, 3U CompactPCI Single Board Computer (SBC) with up to 8 GB of soldered DDR3-1066 ECC memory, an Intel® Core™i7 processor, and Intel QM57 chipset MarketWire

ecVision Named in the Top 100 Great Supply Chain Partners of 2011
SupplyChainBrain, the world's most comprehensive supply chain management information resource, announces ecVision, a leading supply chain collaboration technology solution provider, among their top 100 Great Supply Chain Partners of 2011 on Tuesday, July 26, 2011. MarketWire

EastwindResearch.com Afternoon Alerts: GreenHouse Holdings, Portage Resources, Sino Forrest, Options Media Group, Marquis Tech Holdings, Jammin Java, Zarlink Semiconductors, and Smartmetric
EastwindResearch.com is a premier source for microcap research - providing a wide range of due diligence and investment insight on stocks all over the market. EastwindResearch.com Investment Report primary focus is to alert our valued subscribers to small cap and microcap companies poised for explosive movement in the market MarketWire

FormFactor, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Results
FormFactor, Inc. (NASDAQ: FORM) today announced its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2011 that ended on June 25, 2011. Quarterly revenues were $46.6 million, up 15% from $40.4 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2011, and down 19% from $57.6 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2010. MarketWire

15 Members of Trustwave's SpiderLabs Selected to Present at DEF CON
Trustwave, a leading provider of information security and compliance solutions, today announced that fifteen cyber security experts will deliver talks, training sessions and a kids demonstration at DEF CON 19, the world's largest hacker gathering, in Las Vegas, August 4 through 7 MarketWire

Surety Capital Corp. Announces 2011 Second Quarter Earnings
Surety Capital Corp. (PINKSHEETS: SRYP) announces its second quarter ended June 30, 2011 financial results. Surety's Chairman of the Board and CEO Ralph Mendoza stated, "Surety's net income for the quarter was $13,797.38, a 6% increase over the quarter ended March 31, 2011. This is the second quarter in a row that Surety has had a net income from its ordinary business operations MarketWire

Kona Grill Reports Second Quarter 2011 Results
Kona Grill, Inc. (NASDAQ: KONA), an American grill and sushi bar, reported results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2011. MarketWire

National Association of Women Business Owners Silicon Valley Chapter Names Business of the Year 2010
The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Silicon Valley Chapter is pleased to announce Monika Miles, Co-founder of Labhart Miles Consulting Group, is honored as Business of the Year 2010. The award recognizes a businesswoman who has overcome significant challenges (professional or personal) to succeed and inspire others. MarketWire

Ziegler Announces Second Quarter Financial Results
The Ziegler Companies, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ZGCO), a diversified financial services holding company, today released its financial results for the second quarter ending June 30, 2011. MarketWire

PennyAuthority.com Afternoon Alerts: Auri Inc, North Horizon, Greenshift, Clarkstone Financial Group, Profile Tech, Platinum Studios, Emerging Media Holdings and Manhattan Pharmaceutical
PennyAuthority.com is a premier source for microcap research providing a wide range of due diligence and investment insight on stocks all over the market. PennyAuthority.com Investment Report primary focus is to alert our valued subscribers to small cap and microcap companies poised for explosive movement in the market MarketWire

Ablynx Is Granted GLP Certificate for New GLP Unit
GHENT, Belgium, 26 July 2011 - Ablynx [Euronext Brussels: ABLX] todayannouncedthat it has been granted a Certificate of Good Laboratory Practise (GLP)fromthe Belgian Scientific Institute of Public Health (IPH) for its new GLPunit atits headquarters in Ghent, Belgium, after having been inspected in May2011 MarketWire

Lowe Eklund Wakefield & Mulvihill Co., LPA Expands Firm With Associate Attorney Michelle Holiday
Lowe Eklund Wakefield & Mulvihill Co., LPA, a recognized leader in the areas of product liability, personal injury and medical malpractice, has hired associate attorney Michelle Holiday to join its team of legal experts. In her new role, Holiday will focus her litigation practice on personal injury and product liability, as well as medical and other professional malpractice cases. MarketWire

El Paso Pipeline Partners Provides Second Quarter 2011 Earnings Webcast Details and Revised Third Quarter Earnings Date
El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. (NYSE: EPB) has scheduled a live webcast at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time, 10:30 a.m. Central Time, on August 4, to discuss its second quarter 2011 financial and operational results. The webcast may be accessed online through the company's website at www.eppipelinepartners.com in the Investors section MarketWire

El Paso Corporation Provides Second Quarter 2011 Earnings Webcast Details and Revised Third Quarter Earnings Date
El Paso Corporation (NYSE: EP) has scheduled a live webcast at 10 a.m. Eastern Time, 9 a.m. Central Time, on August 4, to discuss its second quarter 2011 financial and operational results. The webcast may be accessed online through the company's website at www.elpaso.com in the Investors section MarketWire

Internet Marketing Agency Straight North Partners With Acquia
Straight North, a Drupal website development company headquartered in the Chicago area, announced today that it has been designated as a Services Partner by Acquia, the leading provider of commercial solutions for Drupal. MarketWire

Abanaki Corporation Releases Heavy Oil Groundwater Remediation System
Abanaki Corporation is pleased to announce a Heavy Oil Groundwater Remediation System designed to remove high viscosity oils such as bunker C and No. 6 fuel oil from groundwater. Typical applications are remediating oil contamination from groundwater using existing monitoring or remediation wells. MarketWire

CEO Hired to Lead NVISION Laser Eye Centers With Ten Locations Throughout Southern California
Today, Dr. Tom Tooma, Medical Director at NVISION Laser Eye Centers, announced that Todd Cooper has joined NVISION Laser Eye Centers as Chief Executive Officer to support the company's continued growth as a premier provider of LASIK and cataract services MarketWire

Transener Announces Results as of the Early Participation Deadline for Its Exchange and Tender Offers for Any and All of Its Outstanding 8.875% Senior Notes Due 2016 and Consent Solicitation
Transener S.A. (Compañía de Transporte de Energía Eléctrica en Alta Tensión Transener S.A.) (the "Company") announces the Early Participation Deadline results of its offer to exchange any and all outstanding 8.875% Senior Notes due 2016 (the "Existing Notes") for 9 MarketWire

Infineon Security Microcontrollers Enhance Security of Google's Chromebooks for Web-Based Applications
Infineon Technologies AG (FRANKFURT: IFX) (OTCQX: IFNNY) (PINKSHEETS: IFNNY) today announced that the company is shipping Trusted Platform Module (TPM) chips for devices running Google's Chrome-based operating system MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Artevea Digital Limited for Its Pioneering T-MATRIX Solution
Based on its recent analysis of public safety communication market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Artevea Digital Limited with the 2011 European Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation for the development of the T-MATRIX™ solution in the terrestrial trunked radio (TETRA) infrastructure systems domain, MarketWire

Wood Partners to Commence Construction on Alta Congress, New Apartment Community in Delray Beach
Wood Partners, one of the top five multifamily developers in the nation, announced today it has closed on construction financing to build Alta Congress, a four-story, 369-unit apartment home community near downtown Delray Beach. MarketWire

New Report Identifies How Impacts of Climate Change to Water Supplies & Waterways Will Affect U.S. Cities
As the nation grapples with a record year for storms, drought and weather-related devastation, a new report released today by the Natural Resources Defense Council reveals climate change is leaving American cities open to a range of water-related vulnerabilities -- from drought to sea level rise and increased rainfall -- regardless of region or size MarketWire

American Business Media and the Society of Independent Show Organizers Form Strategic Alliance
American Business Media (ABM) and the Society of Independent Show Organizers (SISO) today entered into an agreement in which the two organizations will form a strategic alliance to exchange information, education and provide certain member benefits to members of the other organization MarketWire

Mammoth Energy Group Completes Another Acquistion
Mammoth Energy Group Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MMTE), a lithium and alternative energy mining company, announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary Compania Lithium Investments Limitada of Chile has acquired six concessions for a total of 2471 acres (1000 hectares) of lithium concessions located in the Salar del Laco in north east Chile. MarketWire

Linked-In to History: KFC Launches Website to Collect and Chronicle the Real-Life Stories of Colonel Sanders
KFC wants you ... and your Colonel Sanders stories. Thirty years after Colonel Harland Sanders left his legacy as the iconic founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken, the brand is reinvesting in his image and memory via a website designed to reach a new generation. MarketWire

Tips From dressbarn on Preventing a Summer Fashion Meltdown
Scorching temperatures around the country inspired fashion experts at dressbarn to create a "do" list of warm weather office looks to help local business women sail through the summer looking cool, stylish and professional. MarketWire

Verizon Wireless Expands 4G LTE in Nyack, West Nyack, Orangeburg, Pearl River and Spring Valley on August 18
Verizon Wireless announced today that it is expanding the world's first large-scale 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network in Nyack, West Nyack, Orangeburg, Pearl River and Spring Valley on August 18. Residents in areas such as Rockland County south of Interstate 287 with 4G LTE smartphones, laptop modems, hotspots and the new 4G LTE-enabled Samsung Galaxy Tab 10 MarketWire

Relativity 'Best in Service' Distinction Attained by TechLaw Solutions
TechLaw Solutions has earned the select status of being named a Relativity Best in Service partner, a designation achieved following an extensive evaluation by kCura MarketWire

VCE Helps Government Agencies Embrace the Cloud
VCE, the Virtual Computing Environment Company, announces its support for the TechAmerica Federal CLOUD2 Commission report which was officially released today in Washington D.C. at the National Press Club MarketWire

Governor Snyder Declares August "Michigan Camping & RV Month"
For generations, Michigan has welcomed campers and RVers to its natural woodlands, freshwater shorelines and beaches, in two distinct peninsulas -- nestled in the middle of the Great Lakes Region. MarketWire

Mauna Kea Technologies Announces Five New Publications Supporting Use of Cellvizio(R) in the GI Tract and in New Indications Including Urology, Pulmonary Medicine and Pancreatic Cancer
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Brigham Exploration Announces Second Quarter 2011 Earnings Conference Call
Brigham Exploration Company (NASDAQ: BEXP) will hold its conference call to discuss operational and financial results for the second quarter 2011 on Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at 11:00 AM ET (10:00 AM CT). Brigham plans to issue an earnings press release after the close of market trading on Monday, August 8, 2011. MarketWire

Conversion Pipeline Announces a Social Media and Search Engine Optimization Bundle
Conversion Pipeline, the nation's leading online marketing firm, has announced a new Search Engine and Social Media Marketing bundle. This new online marketing bundle combines the visibility of search engine optimization (SEO) with the real-time client interaction of social media that today's businesses require. MarketWire

Big Switch Networks Named One of the Coolest Cloud Startups of 2011
Big Switch Networks, a new company building an OpenFlow-based platform to bring the benefits of virtualization and cloud architecture to enterprise networks, today announced that it has been named one of the 10 Coolest Cloud Startups of 2011 by CRN: http://www.crn.com/slide-shows/cloud/231002030/10-coolest-cloud-startups-of-2011-so-far.htm?pgno=9. MarketWire

ThinkNear Launches Solution to Increase Customer Traffic for Merchants During Slow Periods
ThinkNear today launched an easy and automated solution for local merchants to increase customer visits and generate additional revenue. The ThinkNear system monitors when businesses have unused capacity and seamlessly brings in customers nearby by displaying discounts on their mobile phone. The service is currently open in New York City for restaurants, spas and hair salons. MarketWire

Apple Launches Tequila Company iPhone Radio Application
Pura Vida Tequila Company's enormously successful internet streaming radio station, Radio Pura Vida -- the first station fueled by tequila -- is now available as a free iPhone/iPad/iPod application download MarketWire

Online Video Superstars, Fans and Industry Gather in Los Angeles for Second Annual VidCon Event July 28-30
The rapidly exploding world of online video, led by a cadre of YouTube personalities, many of whom have more viewers than late night television hosts Jay Leno and David Letterman, will be the focus of the second annual VidCon event, being held July 28-30 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Century City, California MarketWire

"GOTTI: In The Shadow Of My Father" to Start Principal Photography January 3 in New York
Fiore Films, an independent production company, today announced that "GOTTI: In The Shadow Of My Father" will begin principal photography on-location in New York on January 3, with pre-production starting in September. MarketWire

Metaswitch on the Move
Metaswitch Networks, a leading provider of carrier systems and communications software solutions, today announced that it has opened a major new facility in San Francisco MarketWire

Trainer Communications Nationally Recognized With 2011 Videographer Award of Excellence
Trainer Communications, the premier provider of integrated marketing and high-tech public relations services that create global market leaders, today announced that the firm has won the Award of Excellence in the creativity/use of special effects and animation category for Nimsoft: Modern IT. This marks the fourth national Videographer Award Trainer has received in the last five years. MarketWire

Captain Chesley 'Sully' Sullenberger to Keynote Workday Rising 2011
Workday, Inc. today announced that Chesley 'Sully' Sullenberger, Captain of what has been dubbed the "Miracle on the Hudson," will give the second day keynote address at the annual Workday Rising customer event. Captain Sullenberger is the heroic pilot who masterfully landed US Airways Flight 1549 on the Hudson River and saved the lives of 155 people MarketWire

Cases.com Stocks Up on New Luxury Vaja Apple iPad 2 Cases
Cases.com is thrilled about the addition of new Apple iPad 2 cases for sale this season with the introduction of brand new upscale iPad 2 Vaja cases. All around the globe iPad 2 tablet users can attest that it's an invaluable device that deserves truly magnificent protection and style. As always, Vaja delivers! MarketWire

Arbella Offers New Commercial Data Breach Coverage
Arbella Insurance Group announced today that it will offer commercial Data Breach Coverage to its small business customers. Arbella has partnered with Identity Theft 911® to provide proactive and reactive data breach services, including access to a team of breach consulting experts and 24/7 access to Identity Theft 911's breach preparedness website. MarketWire

Interactive Data to Report Second-Quarter 2011 Results on July 28
Interactive Data Corporation, a leading provider of financial market data, analytics and related solutions, today announced that the Company will release its second-quarter 2011 results after the market closes on Thursday, July 28, 2011. MarketWire

Varolii Raises Growth Capital to Expand Smartphone and Inbound Capabilities
Varolii Corporation, the market and technology leader in interactive text, voice and email communications for customers and employees, announced today that it has closed Series D Round financing of $8 million from all its current investors: BlueRun Ventures, Draper Fischer Jurvetson, Institutional Venture Partners and InterWest Partners MarketWire

AMD to Present at Pacific Crest Global Technology Leadership Forum
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Rick Bergman, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Products Group, will present at the Pacific Crest Global Technology Leadership Forum at 11:00 a.m. MDT on Monday, August 8, 2011 in Vail, Colorado. MarketWire

U.S. Concrete to Appoint William J. Sandbrook as President and Chief Executive Officer
U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ: USCR) announced today that the Company's Board of Directors will appoint William J. Sandbrook as the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, and a Director, on August 22, 2011. Mr MarketWire

Vicor Corporation Reports Results for the Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2011 and Announces Declaration of Dividend
Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today reported its financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2011. The company also announced its Board of Directors has approved a cash dividend of $0.15 per share, payable on August 31, 2011, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 9, 2011. MarketWire

eSilicon Names Davis Wang as Vice President, Asia Sales
eSilicon Corporation, the largest independent semiconductor value chain producer (VCP), today announced it has hired Davis Wang as vice president, Asia sales. Wang will be responsible for eSilicon's sales activities in Asia. MarketWire

Charming Shoppes Exec to Speak at Apparel's Sourcing Summit at MAGIC
Bryan Eshelman, Sr. Vice President, Operations, Charming Shoppes, and Nancy Marino, former EVP/Chief Supply Chain Officer, Gloria Jeans, will both speak on the Executive Panel at the 5th Annual Apparel Sourcing Summit at MAGIC, to take place Aug. 22, 2011 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. MarketWire

Meridian Launches Advisory Council for Learning Management System
Meridian has launched a customer advisory council to help the LMS software maker stay ahead of the specific training and development challenges facing a wide array of industries. Meridian is already soliciting feedback from its newly created council to develop products and round out its existing lineup of technologies MarketWire

Motion Picture and Television Fund Appoints Entertainment Industry Veteran Bob Beitcher as New Chief Executive Officer
The Motion Picture and Television Fund (MPTF) today announced that Bob Beitcher has been named the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MPTF. Beitcher has been serving as the interim CEO for the organization since February 2010. MarketWire

Legacy Chiller Systems Introduces AuraCool Retrofit Economizer System for Commercial / Industrial Chiller Markets
To view extended version of this press release visithttp://legacychillers.com/1023.asp Legacy Chiller Systems, Inc. announces pre-orders of its AuraCool Economizer Technology for process chillers to U.S. and Canada markets MarketWire

Carl Buddig & Company Selects Datalliance for Vendor Managed Inventory Program -- Already Live With Kroger
Datalliance announced today that Carl Buddig & Company has selected the Datalliance VMI service as the foundation technology for their Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) program MarketWire

Skinny Nutritional Corp. Completes $2.7 Million Financing
Skinny Nutritional Corp. (OTCBB: SKNY), the maker of Skinny Water® and a leader in the zero-calorie enhanced water category, announced today that it has completed two separate financing transactions resulting in total proceeds to the Company of approximately $2.7 million. These funds will be used to further expand the Skinny Water line of beverages MarketWire

Sustainability Software Provider Enablon Supports Transparent Reporting and Sustainability Management With New Certification by Global Reporting Initiative
Enablon, the world's leading provider of Sustainability Management software, today announced it has received certification from the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) as part of the GRI Certified Software and Tools Program MarketWire

RFID TagSource Sponsors World's Largest RFID Tag Selection Report
RFID TagSource, a leading provider of RFID tagging solutions, today announced the release of the Rutgers University RFID Tag Selection Report, the most complete evaluation of passive UHF RFID tags completed in the RFID industry MarketWire

Unity Technologies Releases Unity 3.4
Unity Technologies, provider of the Unity development platform for awesome games and interactive 3D on the web, iOS, Android, consoles and beyond, announced that Unity 3.4 is available for download today at http://unity3d.com/download. MarketWire

Woodside Homes' Turn-Key Event Features Big Savings and Valuable Incentives in California
Woodside Homes is celebrating the start of its Turn-Key sales event this weekend, allowing homebuyers to unlock their choice of instant upgrades or assistance with closing costs MarketWire

Jumio Turns Any Webcam Into a Credit Card Reader, Creating the World's Most Secure Way to Pay Online
Payment company Jumio today unveiled a new technology solution for businesses to increase security and ease of use for online and mobile credit card payments. Jumio's patented Netswipe solution turns any webcam into a secure credit card reader that allows merchants to more easily and efficiently accept payments online. MarketWire

Temperature Sensors Market to Reach $739 Million by 2016
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "2011 Temperature Sensors," to their collection of Electronics market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?ProductID=6458206 MarketWire

United Data Technologies (UDT) Continues to Expand Throughout the Southeast Region
United Data Technologies (UDT) is pleased to announce that Michael Briggs has joined the firm as Senior Account Manager, focus on Public Sector and specializing in supporting state and municipal government sectors. MarketWire

ShopIgniter Names Tom O'Keefe as Chief Revenue Officer
ShopIgniter, a provider of innovative social eCommerce solutions, announced the appointment of Tom O'Keefe to the newly created position of Chief Revenue Officer. O'Keefe will collaborate with ShopIgniter's clients and partners to transform their social media efforts into measurable commerce results MarketWire

Fiduciary Trust Celebrates 80 Years of Wealth Management
Fiduciary Trust Company International, a leading wealth management firm headquartered in New York City, is commemorating its 80th anniversary. An investment manager with trust powers, the firm was founded in 1931 by a group of families seeking stability during the early days of the Great Depression MarketWire

(NVAE) Savanna East Africa, Inc. in Geneva Today With the Small Equity Initiative Meeting With United Nation Organizations in Preparation for Kenya Trade Mission
Savanna East Africa, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NVAE) (OTCQB: NVAE) and the Small Equity Initiative are conducting a series of meetings in Geneva, Switzerland this week in an effort to expand the role of the United Nations in the upcoming Trade Mission to Kenya scheduled for November 2011 MarketWire

AACC Meeting Issue Highlights Kalorama's Molecular Diagnostic Forecast
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Despite Overall Decline in Trade Books, Science Fiction/Fantasy Will Grow 3.4% in 2011
Representing just 6% of the total trade book market, the science fiction/fantasy segment will grow 3.4% in 2011, reaching $578.6 million, despite the overall market's expected 5.2% decline MarketWire

Bizzingo, Inc. Launches New Business Social Media Network Bizz.net
Social media company Bizzingo, Inc. ("Bizzingo") (OTCBB: BIZZ), has launched the first phase of its new B2B platform www.Bizz.net. The Company has begun populating the platform with businesses in order to provide them with a social networking and search experience similar to what Facebook and Google provide for individuals. MarketWire

New Fargotube.com Helps Fans "Experience the Beyond"
F3 Technologies, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FTCH) today announced the unveiling of a reinvigorated FargoTube.com and the full site's planned relaunch in August. The site will host and facilitate premium media content from both major and independent producers of music, movies, television and sports, along with the exclusive My Reality feature. MarketWire

Wild Birds Unlimited, Inc. Adopts Engage121 as Its Social Media Management Solution
Engage121, Inc., a social media management software company, announces that Wild Birds Unlimited, Inc., the original and largest backyard bird feeding and nature specialty retail franchise system, selected the Engage121 Enterprise portal as its social network software solution. MarketWire

Extra Holidays by Wyndham Announces Las Vegas Deals at Wyndham Grand Desert
Travel to Las Vegas this September and enjoy a family vacation at Wyndham Grand Desert just minutes from the Las Vegas Strip. Reserve your September getaway now and save on one-bedroom suites for $79 per night. MarketWire

Mass Relevance Curates Real-Time Twitter Content for MTV Networks
Mass Relevance today announced that MTV Networks is using the Mass Relevance Platform to curate and analyze real-time social content across a wide range of brand experiences MarketWire

Dave Sobel, Microsoft MVP and CEO, to Lead Cloud Channel Training Course During CompTIA Breakaway
Evolve Technologies' (www.evolvetech.com) CEO and Microsoft MVP, Dave Sobel, will lead a fast-track course on Cloud Channel Training during CompTIA Breakaway in Washington, D.C. As the premier education event for the IT channel, CompTIA Breakaway calls on channel players who are making the biggest impact to cover subjects of great interest within the IT industry MarketWire

KEMA Adds Strategic New Hires to Sustainable Use Consulting Practice
KEMA, a leading authority in energy consulting, testing, and certification, has enhanced the expertise of its Sustainable Use consulting team with four new hires. These new hires enable KEMA to continue to provide market-leading support for energy efficiency program evaluation, load analysis, and utility customer research MarketWire

Business Marketing Association and Arizona Technology Council to Host the 2011 Marketing Technology Summit
Join the Business Marketing Association (BMA) Phoenix and the Arizona Technology Council on August 25, 2011, at the Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas for the 2011 Marketing Technology Summit. The event was created to educate marketing professionals in the Southwest on how to successfully implement the latest technologies into their marketing programs MarketWire

Elevate Deploys Cloud Based Billing System From Zuora to Expand Services to 100,000 Households
Summary Zuora, the subscription billing and commerce leader, today announced that Elevate Inc, a premier digital services provider with an array of IP and wireless residential services, is using Zuora's subscription commerce platform to rapidly roll out its innovative subscription services across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico MarketWire

Top Security Executives Will Explore the Latest Strategies on "Securing the Enterprise From a Dangerous Cyberworld" at The Security Standard Conference
IDG's The Security Standard conference -- the premier enterprise security event produced by CSO magazine -- announces a stellar line up of top information security executives -- including Scott Borg, the Director and Chief Economist at the U.S. Cyber Consequences Unit -- to present September 19-20, 2011 at the Marriott Brooklyn Bridge in New York City. MarketWire

Cubic Wins Two Contracts With Australian Army
Cubic Defence Australia, the Australian defense subsidiary of Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB), has won a contract with the Australian Army to provide collective training services, and a technical integration contract to support Australian and U.S. instrumentation during Exercise Talisman Sabre 2011. MarketWire

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Paris Hilton, Justin Bieber Make This Week's Cut for "Funny For Money" Top 10 Topics for Online Comedy Contest
Arnold Schwarzenegger's alimony tiff, Paris Hilton's has-been put down and Justin Bieber's Vanilla Ice cloning have all earned spots on this week's "Funny For Money" Top 10 list of current tabloid topics which are the basis for the hot new online comedy punchline contest. MarketWire

Tecplot RS 2011 Released With Support for CMG Simulators
Tecplot RS 2011 has been released with support for Computer Modeling Group (CMG) simulators, allowing users to work with all major reservoir simulators in a unified post-processing environment. MarketWire

RK Motors Charlotte Opens State-of-the-Art Classic Car Showroom & Service Shop
RK Motors Charlotte, one of the nation's premier restorers, re-sellers and builders of classic, muscle and high-performance cars, has opened the doors of its new state-of-the-art classic car service facility. Located at the company's 76,000-square-foot campus in Charlotte, N.C MarketWire

Better Look International to Debut Keratin Earth on ShopNBC Beauty Day July 27
Emson Inc. announced today the premiere of its new unique hair-smoothing product Keratin Earth on ShopNBC (www.ShopNBC.com). The product will premiere during the network's Fall Beauty Day Event on July 27. The event will feature new items, new premieres, customer favorites and the latest in fall beauty must-haves. MarketWire

AirTouch Communications, Inc. Announces New Web Site and Issues Letter to Shareholders
AirTouch Communications, Inc. (OTCBB: WXSS) (formerly known as Waxess Holdings, Inc.) announced that it has developed a new web site: www.airtouchinc.com and issued a Letter to Shareholders that can be viewed on the web site by clicking the link: www.airtouchinc.com. MarketWire

Apple Growers Experience Less Sunburn Damage, Higher Quality Fruit With Purshade
Purfresh, a leading provider of clean technologies that purify, protect, and preserve the global food supply chain, today announced that apple growers around the world have experienced more than a 50 percent decrease in sun damage with the company's solar stress protectant -- Purshade® MarketWire

Smart Grid Optimization Solutions Market to Grow 41% Through 2014
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Global Grid Optimization Solutions Market 2010-2014" to their collection of Electricity Transmission & Smart Grids market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?ProductID=6459294 MarketWire

Nexia's Redline Signs Contract for Foreign Distribution Rights to the Feature Length Film: "The Virgin and the Warrior"
Nexia Holdings, Inc.'s (PINKSHEETS: NXHD) subsidiary, Redline Entertainment, announces that it has signed an exclusive Sales Agency Agreement with Dragon Film II, LLC to sell the worldwide rights for the film currently entitled "The Virgin and the Warrior MarketWire

C-COM Posts Record Sales and Profits in Second Quarter
C-COM Satellite Systems Inc., (TSX VENTURE: CMI) a leading global provider of mobile auto-deploying satellite antenna systems, today announced financial results for its second quarter ending May 31, 2011. MarketWire

Comstock Reaches Settlement Agreement With Balfour Beatty on Eclipse Condo Litigation
Comstock Homebuilding Companies, Inc. (the "Company" or "Comstock") (NASDAQ: CHCI) announced that on July 21, 2011, Comstock Potomac Yard, L.C MarketWire

Harte-Hanks to Present at Investor Conference on August 3rd
Harte-Hanks, Inc. (NYSE: HHS) announced today that its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Larry Franklin, and its Chief Financial Officer, Doug Shepard, will be participating at the Deutsche Bank Securities 2011 Small Cap Value 1on1 Conference at the InterContinental Boston Hotel on Wednesday, August 3, 2011 MarketWire

WheelTug Names ETA Global as Kitting Partner and Distributor
WheelTug plc and ETA Global, Inc. announce that they have signed an agreement under which ETA Global will perform final assembly and delivery to customers ("kitting") of the WheelTug aircraft electrical drive system for Boeing 737NG aircraft. ETA Global will also manage inventories and deliveries of spare parts for the WheelTug system within North America. MarketWire

Magellan Jets Enters the Private Aviation Market in China and Launches a Range of Specialty Services
Magellan Jets is pleased to announce its expansion into the Chinese market. Now, all types of Chinese travelers can enjoy Magellan Jets' prestige private jet and concierge services. The past several months have seen Chinese private aviation regulations relaxed. In turn, more people are turning to private jet charter for their travel and business needs MarketWire

Union Equity, Inc. Purchases Additional Class 8 Semi Trucks
Union Equity Inc. (PINKSHEETS: UNQT) is pleased to announce that it has purchased 10 additional class 8 semi trucks in exchange for 150,000 shares of Union Equity, Inc. restricted stock. The Company anticipates that the addition of these 10 trucks will generate an additional $12,000 a month in lease revenues and an additional $30,000 in upfront non-refundable deposits. MarketWire

Coyote Resources Commences Drilling Program at Tonopah
Coyote Resources Inc. (OTCBB: COYR) ("Coyote" or the "Company"), is pleased to announce the Company has commenced an auger drilling program on its Tonopah Extension Mine property. MarketWire

MorrisAnderson Promotes Paulina Fin Caprio and Mark T. Iammartino to Director
MorrisAnderson, a leading financial and operational advisory firm, announced today that it has promoted both Paulina Fin Caprio, 36, and Mark T. Iammartino, 35, to the position of director, effective immediately. In their new roles, Caprio and Iammartino will work independently on client engagements, further develop client relationships and focus on growing new business opportunities. MarketWire

SilverSun Technologies Announces Stanley Wunderlich Joins Board of Directors
SilverSun Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: SSNTD), the premier total solutions provider specializing in business software for the small and medium-sized business market, announced today that Stanley Wunderlich has been appointed to its Board of Directors as an independent director. MarketWire

Investors: I Still Want My Paper Statement; This Mindset Caused in Part by U.S. Regulations That Favor Paper Delivery
DALBAR, Inc. announced today the release of its national e-Delivery Benchmarks study. This study, which tracks the trends in delivering statements and other financial documents to investors electronically, found: MarketWire

China ACM Receives Privatization Offer
China Advanced Construction Materials Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CADC), a leading provider of ready-mix concrete and related technical services in China, today announced that its Board of Directors has received a preliminary, non-binding offer from its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Xianfu Han ("Mr MarketWire

Hall of Fame Beverages' Tea Heading to Florida, Shares Reduced by a Billion
Hall of Fame Beverages (PINKSHEETS: HFBG) has officially reduced its share structure by 1 billion common shares. CEO and President Jessica Gutierrez said, "We fast tracked the reduction of 1 billion shares from our authorized shares count because it's important to me to start cleaning up our structure MarketWire

Egnyte Hybrid Cloud Solution Helps Resellers Cash In
Egnyte, a leading provider of cloud file server solutions, today announced a major milestone in its channel program. Since its launch only four months ago, over 500 resellers have joined the Egnyte Reseller Program. Businesses are demanding the flexible access offered by the cloud, but require the enterprise-class security and on-premise options delivered by Egnyte Cloud File Server MarketWire

Egnyte Launches Safe File Sharing as UK Businesses Deal With Data Deluge
Egnyte, a leading provider of cloud file server solutions, announced today the opening of a new Egnyte Cloud File Server data centre, located in Amsterdam, which will allow it to successfully meet strong demand from UK businesses for secure file sharing and storage. MarketWire

Marketfish Sets New Industry Standards for Clean Data
Marketfish, a self-service lead generation platform for list marketing, today announced two important partnerships that are helping it commit to the best data hygiene practices in the list marketing industry MarketWire

Small Drug Companies Increase Health Economics Spending 55%
A study of health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) groups across the life science industry finds that small companies increased their spending by an average 55 percent in the last full budget cycle. MarketWire

Numericable Debuts Emilie, the New Face of Support
VirtuOz, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent virtual agents (IVAs) for online customer service, today announced that Numericable, a major cable and high speed Internet provider in France, debuted Emilie, an intelligent virtual agent powered by VirtuOz, as a new and contemporary online support channel. Available on Numericable's website support page http://assistance.numericable MarketWire

TRYP by Wyndham Brand Launches Marketing Campaign, Multilingual Website
The TRYP by Wyndham™ select-service hotel brand today announced the launch of a new global marketing and advertising campaign and the debut of the brand's revamped consumer website -- www.tryphotels.com -- available in five languages: English, Spanish, German, Portuguese and Brazilian Portuguese. MarketWire

AirPatrol WPM 2.0 Now Integrates With McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator Platform 4.5 and 4.6
AirPatrol Corporation is pleased to announce the completed integration of its Wireless Policy Manager (WPM) with McAfee® ePolicy Orchestrator® (McAfee ePO™) software versions 4.5 and 4.6. WPM secures wireless interfaces on enterprise endpoints and empowers IT administrators to easily enforce common-sense rules on governing how employees use their wireless connectivity. MarketWire

PremierWest Bancorp Announces Second Quarter Results
PremierWest Bancorp (NASDAQ: PRWT) announcedresults for the second quarter ending June 30, 2011, as follows: MarketWire

RFID Market in the Healthcare Industry to Grow 29% Annually Through 2014
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "RFID in Healthcare Industry 2010-2014," to their collection of Healthcare market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?ProductID=6459396 MarketWire

Realogy to Release Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results and Host Webcast on August 3
Realogy Corporation will release its second quarter 2011 financial results and file its quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2011 on Wednesday, August 3, 2011. MarketWire

EON Reality Announces the Grand Opening of the Interactive Digital Center in Italy
EON Reality, the world's leading interactive 3D software provider, today announced newly opened Virtual Reality Center for development of virtual reality at the COMONExT Science and Technology Park in Lomazzo (Como) in Italy MarketWire

C2C(TM) Interchip Link Connectivity IP Licensed by 10 Leading Processor and Modem Vendors
Arteris Inc., the inventor and leading supplier of network-on-chip (NoC) interconnect IP solutions, today announced that the Chip to Chip Link (also known as C2C) product jointly developed by Texas Instruments, Inc. and Arteris has been licensed by 10 system-on-chip vendors serving the mobile and wireless application processor and modem markets. MarketWire

Integrys Energy Group, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2011 Earnings Conference Call
On Thursday, August 4, at 8 a.m. Central time, Integrys Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE: TEG) will host a conference call to review second quarter 2011 financial results, as well as future prospects. Second quarter 2011 financial results documents will be posted to the company's website after market close on August 3, 2011. MarketWire

American Power Corp. Provides Update on Prospecting Permit Application for the Pace Coal Project
American Power Corp. (OTCBB: AMPW) ("American Power" or "the Company") is pleased to provide an operational progress update on its Pace Coal Project located near the town of Stanford, Judith Basin County, Montana. MarketWire

Stratos President to Share Strategies for Innovative Medical Device Development at the AACC Clinical Lab Expo on July 27
Stratos Product Development LLC today announced its President, Sean MacLeod, will lead a session at the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) Clinical Lab Expo on July 27, 2011. Stratos will also exhibit in booth #4007. MarketWire

Transition Networks Announces 24-Port Managed Power-Over-Ethernet Switch
Transition Networks Inc., the switching and conversion technology expert, a wholly owned subsidiary of Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: JCS), today announced the release of a 24-port Gigabit Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) switch MarketWire

Avail-TVN Introduces Linear Complete(TM): A Fully Managed MPEG-4 Video Delivery Service for Cable Operators
The Independent Show -- Avail-TVN, the leading digital media services company, today announced availability of Linear Complete, the first fully managed MPEG-4 content delivery solution MarketWire

Applied Plastics' Motor Stator Stacking Service Applies Blue Epoxy Coating
Applied Plastics Co., Inc. announces the availability of their motor stator stacking service which maintains precise lamination alignment and applies a consistent thin blue epoxy coating for electrical insulation. MarketWire

BofI Holding, Inc. to Present at the KBW Twelfth Annual Community Bank Investor Conference
(NASDAQ: BOFI), BofI Holding, Inc., the bank holding company for Bank of Internet USA, today announced that Gregory Garrabrants, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods 12th Annual Community Bank Investor Conference in New York City on Wednesday, August 3, 2011, at 1:30 p.m. Pacific / 4:30 p.m. Eastern MarketWire

My Chemical Romance Announce Release of Custom Tokyoflash Watches to Be Sold Exclusively at www.mychemicalromance.com
My Chemical Romance has announced that it will release a custom Tokyoflash Watch to be sold exclusively through its webstore at www.mychemicalromance.com. MarketWire

Alpha Lujo Enters Into Share Exchange Agreement With Electric Vehicle Battery Manufacturer, Zentric, Inc.; Alpha Lujo's CEO Named Zentric's President and Director
Alpha Lujo, Inc. (OTCBB: ALEV) (OTCQB: ALEV) announced today that it has entered into a Share Exchange Agreement with Zentric, Inc. (OTCBB: ZNTR) (OTCQB: ZNTR). William Tien, CEO of Alpha Lujo, will also serve as President and Director of Zentric, Inc. MarketWire

Leading Wireless Retailer Simplexity Adopts Corticon to Improve Activation Rates and Increase Profitability
Corticon, a leading provider of business rules management systems (BRMS), today announced that Simplexity, the largest national online retailer of cellular phones and wireless plans, has selected Corticon's rules engine to simplify and enhance its online purchase process MarketWire

Identropy Becomes an Elite Partner for the Quest One Identity Solution
Identropy, a leading provider of Identity and Access Management (IAM) services, today announced that it has enrolled as an Elite partner in the Quest Software Partner Circle program and will include support for the Quest One Identity Solution in its services offerings MarketWire

High Tech Gadgets Get First Cradle-to-Grave Electronics Recycling Program in the U.S.
E-World Online, a leading provider of electronics recycling solutions, and Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Earth911, Inc., operator of the nation's largest recycling directory, have partnered to deliver a unique comprehensive solution for the proper recycling and disposal of electronic waste aimed at consumers and manufacturers. MarketWire

Mastodon to Reveal Brand New Full-Length, The Hunter, on September 27th, 2011
Hard rock titans Mastodon have confirmed September 27th, 2011, as the release date of their highly anticipated new full-length studio album, The Hunter. Several exciting events are planned for release day apart from their Reprise Records release which follows their universally acclaimed concept album, Crack the Skye released in March 2009 MarketWire

Ventana New Media Named as Finalist in the 2011 Golden Bridge Awards in Three Categories Including Services-Innovations, Search Engine Optimization and Websites, Blogs and Social Media Services
Ventana New Media announced today that the Golden Bridge Awards has named the company's patent-pending Ventana New Media Engine™ (NME) a finalist for the 3rd Annual 2011 Golden Bridge Awards in three categories including Services-Innovations; Search Engine Optimization and Websites; and Websites, Blogs and Social Media Services MarketWire

Metalogix Migration Manager for SharePoint Enables Customers to Capitalize on Collaboration of SharePoint Server 2010
Metalogix Software, the leading provider in content lifecycle management (CLM) solutions for Microsoft® SharePoint®, Exchange®, and legacy environments, announced today that their partner, Microsoft, has acknowledged that since 2001, Metalogix has helped companies plan for and complete their transitions to Microsoft management systems as quickly and cost-efficiently as possible MarketWire

Notable Solutions, Inc. Achieves Number One Ranking in Its Segment in Document Capture Software Report
Notable Solutions, Inc. (NSi), a leading developer of distributed content capture and workflow solutions, today announced that it has earned the number one spot among its competitors in the ad hoc transactional capture software segment, with a market share of more than 10 percent greater than the next closest competitors MarketWire

Quantum Solar Power Announces the Appointment of New Board Members
Quantum Solar Power Corp. ("Quantum") (OTCBB: QSPW), www.quantumsp.com, is pleased to announce the appointment of two new board members effective today. Steven Pleging, based in The Netherlands, a renowned solar energy entrepreneur and owner of TeamSolar BV, a solar energy market consultancy, has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors and Director of Quantum Solar Power Corp. Dr MarketWire

Optify Launches Basic Edition for SMBs and Upgraded Professional Edition
Optify, the leading provider of online marketing software and services for the Real Time Web, today announced a new Basic Edition focused on the needs of small and medium-sized businesses MarketWire

BIOLASE Conference Call: 2011 Second Quarter and Six-Month Results
BIOLASE Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLTI), the World's leading dental laser manufacturer and distributor, announced today that the Company will host a conference call on Wednesday, August 10th, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss its operating results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2011, and to answer questions MarketWire

Angel Named a 2011 Market Leader by Speech Technology Magazine
Angel, a leading provider of enterprise-focused, cloud-based Customer Experience Management solutions, today announced it has been named a 2011 Market Leader by Speech Technology magazine for the Company's leadership in IVR and contact center offerings MarketWire

SNG PR Signs Five New Clients
SNG PR, Utah's premier public relations and marketing agency, today announced the expansion of its client list with the addition of five new accounts: BidSync, VIDMIC, Latitude Software, Freebies2Deals and the Utah Optometric Association. These stellar organizations join SNG's roster of technology, consumer, government and business-to-business clients. MarketWire

Sage North America Introduces Endorsed Development Partner Program for Sage SalesLogix
Sage North America today announced expansion of its Endorsed Development Partner Program to include Sage SalesLogix, its customizable CRM system for small and midsized businesses. Endorsed Partner Solutions are available exclusively from Sage, offering customers additional functionality that integrates with Sage products MarketWire

Nexage Selected as Partner for Advertising on Angry Birds(TM)
Nexage, the leading mobile advertising real-time bidding (RTB) provider, today announced that it has been selected by Rovio, the makers of Angry Birds™, to monetize and enhance advertising relevance for Rovio's popular game on Android™ and Apple® iPhone®. MarketWire

Learn More About "The Cloud" at CloudU
SugarSync Inc., maker of the award-winning SugarSync online file backup, access, sync and sharing service, today announced that it has launched CloudU, an educational site dedicated to helping people understand "the Cloud MarketWire

SugarSync to Ship on Lenovo Laptops
SugarSync Inc., maker of the award-winning SugarSync online file backup, access, sync and sharing service, today announced that SugarSync will be included with Lenovo's Simple Tap user interface on Lenovo Think-branded PCs. Lenovo will include SugarSync technology as part of its SimpleTap user interface, enabling quick access to the personal cloud. MarketWire

incentaHEALTH Helps River Spirit Casino Up the Ante in Quest to Improve Employee Health, Fitness
Tulsa's Muscogee Creek Nation has taken a step toward improving the tribe's health and fitness. incentaHEALTH, a company that blends scientific expertise with technology to provide a solution for corporate obesity and rising health care costs, today announced that one of Okla.'s leading gaming facilities, River Spirit Casino, will launch an incentaHEALTH employee wellness program this month MarketWire

Comtrend Corporation Announces Early Adopter Program for Service Provider Partners
Comtrend Corporation, a global supplier of advanced networking solutions, today announced the launch of a new Early Adopter Program (EAP) that gives service provider partners a prominent and ongoing voice in Comtrend's product development process. MarketWire

Custom Home Builders in The Woodlands Launch New Website
Lucia's Oaks, custom home builders in The Woodlands TX, recently launched a new website featuring a current inventory of the builder's luxury homes for sale in the Houston area. The site also provides information on upscale communities Lucia's Oaks builds in as well as on the types of custom homes built and the homebuilding process. MarketWire

BroadSoft Announces Participation at Pacific Crest Global Technology Leadership Forum
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Klein Steel Service Inc. Selects Vnomics as Intelligent Telematics Partner
Vnomics, Inc.®, a leading provider of Intelligent Telematics software that delivers real-time driver performance and truck diagnostic information for rapid ROI, announced today that Klein Steel Service Inc. has installed Vnomics' FleetKnowSys™ Intelligent Telematics solution on its fleet of trucks. MarketWire

Barco's Nightingales Foundation(SM) Adds Preeminent Leaders to Its Advisory Board and Nurses Advisory Council
Barco's Nightingales Foundation(SM) today announced it added six members to its Advisory Board and two representatives to its Nurses Advisory Council. Barco's Nightingales Foundation was established to support the vitality and courageous heart of nursing, while dedicating itself to honoring the spirit of those women and men who choose nursing through its philanthropic efforts. MarketWire

NetIQ Security Survey Reveals Data Theft Surge Despite Increased IT Security Budgets
NetIQ Corporation today announced the results of an IT security survey commissioned through Harris Interactive, revealing the current effectiveness of data protection efforts. While more than one-half of IT budgets are allocated towards security, 70 percent of respondents have been impacted by security breaches and still struggle to mitigate attacks due to limited time and resources MarketWire

Roy Rogers Chooses Brandstand Group for Brand Marketing Expertise
Roy Rogers restaurants today announced it has selected Brandstand Group, the restaurant industry's premier brand positioning, management and communications strategy firm, as its brand strategy and marketing agency of record MarketWire

Nationwide Simulcast 50th Anniversary Celebration for Good News Jail & Prison Ministry
Good News Jail & Prison Ministry, a Christian outreach that provides chaplains, counseling, and educational programs to jails and prisons worldwide, is commemorating 50 years of ministry with a historic celebration MarketWire

Gridstore Names Channel Marketing Authority, Lanie Kruger, as Vice President of Marketing and Channel Development
Gridstore™, the leader in scale-out NAS solutions for the SMB market, today announced the appointment of channel marketing industry veteran Lanie Kruger to the position of vice president of marketing and channel development. Kruger is responsible for extending Gridstore's channel and OEM footprint while overseeing the core marketing and communications programs that fuel channel growth. MarketWire

AIB Chairman's Opening Address at AGM
For Immediate Release 26th July 2011 Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. Annual General Meeting EXECUTIVE Chairman Mr MarketWire

EnerNOC's DemandSMART(TM) Demand Response Network Dispatched at Record-Breaking Levels Throughout North America
EnerNOC, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENOC), the world's leading provider of demand response applications and services, today announced that its DemandSMART™ network was dispatched at record levels on July 22, 2011 as a severe heat wave swept North America MarketWire

Vitria Partner Wins Innovation Award
MID Business, a strategic partner for Vitria, was recently awarded an "Innovation Space" award and invited to exhibit and present its project at the largest Latin American event, CIAB FEBRABAN, for the finance and IT sectors MarketWire

Jillian Mansolf of Overland Storage Named to the "Power 100: The Most Powerful Women of the Channel 2011" List by CRN Magazine
Overland Storage (NASDAQ: OVRL), the trusted global provider of effortless data management and data protection solutions across the data lifecycle, today announced that Jillian Mansolf, vice president of global sales and marketing at Overland Storage, has been recognized by Everything Channel's CRN Magazine as one of the "Power 100" Most Powerful Women of the Channel in 2011 MarketWire

Rosetta Genomics Reports Preliminary Data on Discovery of Blood-Based microRNA Signature for Identification and Stratification of Heart Failure Patients
Rosetta Genomics (NASDAQ: ROSGD), a leading developer and provider of microRNA-based molecular diagnostic tests, today announced preliminary data from a study it conducted in order to identify a microRNA signature in blood for congestive heart failure (HF) syndrome and to assess the feasibility to develop a minimally-invasive, microRNA-based stratification test for HF. MarketWire

Temperature@lert's Cellular Edition 400 Expands Sense and Control to New Levels
Temperature@lert, a leading provider of real-time, cloud-based environmental monitoring solutions designed to enable businesses to mitigate temperature-related disasters, announces the release of its latest cellular environmental monitoring device, the Cellular Edition 400. MarketWire

Informative Graphics Corporation to Offer Professional and Project Services for Software Customers
Informative Graphics Corporation (IGC), a leader in viewing, redaction and publishing technology, today announced the launch of the IGC Professional and Project Services team, which will help customers maximize their investment in IGC products and lower their related operational expenses. The team speeds project deployments by providing remote and onsite installation, implementation and sizing. MarketWire

JDSU Receives TMC 2010 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award
JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) (TSX: JDU) announced today that it received the TMC 2010 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award for its Home Performance Management (Home PM) solution. JDSU Home PM provides deep visibility into the home networking network performance data needed to ensure quality of experience for multi-play services such as IPTV, VoIP and high-speed Internet. MarketWire

Tyco Retail Solutions Unveils Sensormatic Enhanced EAS Detection to Help Cut Shrink and Optimize Productivity
Tyco Retail Solutions (www.tycoretailsolutions.com), the leading global provider of retail performance and security solutions sold through ADT and authorized business partners worldwide, today announced the new Sensormatic Enhanced Detection Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS) suite MarketWire

Gold Standard Announces Expansion of Railroad Drill Program
Gold Standard Ventures Corp. ("Gold Standard") (TSX VENTURE: GV)(OTCQX: GDVXF) www.goldstandardv.com announced today that it has expanded its exploration program on its 100% controlled, 22 square mile, Railroad Project located on the Carlin Gold Trend in north-central Nevada. MarketWire

Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd.: New Zone on Cow Mountain Now Reaches 152 m in Strike and 311.75 m in Depth and Assays Include 11 m of 12.5 g/T Gold-Drilling Continues
Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: BGM)(FRANKFURT: IWUB) (the "Company") reports further assays from the new discovery zone on Cow Mountain in central British Columbia. The drilling continues with four drill rigs currently running. Drill assays will be announced as they are received. Some highlights include (also see table attached): MarketWire

Agria Notified by NYSE of Non-Compliance With Minimum Average Closing Price Listing Standard
Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based company with investments in the agriculture sector, today announced that the Company was notified by the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE") that the Company is not in compliance with the NYSE continued listing standard requiring a listed security to maintain a minimum average closing price of $1 MarketWire

Two More Silicon Vendors Join HomeGrid Forum Demonstrating Global Support for G.hn
News Highlights: Two more silicon chip vendors: Metanoia Communications and Xingtera join HomeGrid Forum Silicon vendors continue to line up behind G.hn technology bringing their customer base and technical expertise to G.hn technology Metanoia Communications and Xingtera have joined HomeGrid Forum and recognize the importance of G MarketWire

Utah Transit Authority Relies on Nexsan Assureon for Automated Data Archiving and Disaster Recovery
Nexsan®, a leading independent provider of disk-based storage systems, today announced that the Utah Transit Authority (UTA) has selected the Nexsan Assureon® to improve its object storage archive, assure regulatory compliance and seamlessly support its disaster recovery strategy MarketWire

WANdisco's uberApps Store Opens for Business
WANdisco, a leading provider of Apache Subversion-based software and services for the enterprise, today announced the opening of the uberApps Store for free and paid application lifecycle management (ALM) products for Apache Subversion. uberApps is integrated into uberSVN, WANdisco's comprehensive open ALM platform for Subversion that can be downloaded from the WANdisco website. MarketWire

Oracle Launches Solvency II Solution
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Aaron Chang Ocean Art Gallery Commissioned for Cedros Avenue Street Banners
World renowned ocean art photographer Aaron Chang and internationally acclaimed artist Wade Koniakowsky have been commissioned to create a series of street banners for Cedros Avenue Design District, and Cedros South, a new area that is being created by merchants in the area MarketWire

Micro Imaging Technology and EPIC Corporation Announce a Significant Equity Alliance
Micro Imaging Technology, Inc. (OTCBB: MMTC) (OTCQB: MMTC) announced that it has entered into a significant long-term equity alliance with EPIC Corporation (OTC: EPOR). Under the terms of the signed Memorandum of Understanding, EPIC has committed to purchasing a substantial equity position in MIT and, as a health care products supplier, will receive the benefits of MIT's revolutionary technology MarketWire

Wavelink Protects Against Overage Charges as Unlimited Data Plans Are Eliminated by Mobile Carriers
As major carriers, such as Verizon and AT&T, continue to drop unlimited data plans for subscribers in addition to placing caps on voice minutes and text messages, enterprises can be left with very limited protection against outrageous overage charges. Wavelink Corporation (www.wavelink MarketWire

BridgeSTOR DPM 2010 Dedupe Analyzer: Forecasting Tool for Microsoft System Center DPM Deduplication and Compression Savings
BridgeSTOR, LLC, redefining the cost per terabyte equation through advanced data reduction appliances today introduced its DPM 2010 Dedupe Analyzer that enables storage managers to predict the effects of deduplication and data compression on their DPM 2010 storage capacity requirements. MarketWire

Entest BioMedical Unit Prepares to Enter the $58 Billion U.S. Pet Products Market by Establishing Online Veterinary Products Store
Entest BioMedical, Inc. (OTCQB: ENTB) (OTCBB: ENTB) today announced plans to establish a website through which the Company intends to retail pet food, toys and other pet related items at competitive prices nationwide. The online store is scheduled to be launched in August of 2011. MarketWire

Symantec Announces July 2011 Symantec Intelligence Report
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced the publication of its July 2011 Symantec Intelligence Report, now combining the best research and analysis from the Symantec.cloud MessageLabs Intelligence Report and the Symantec State of Spam & Phishing Report MarketWire

ScienceLogic FOSE Survey Reveals Progress in Government Cloud Initiatives Yet Concerns Persist
Two-thirds of federal agencies have identified applications to move to the cloud, and half those have started the migration process to cloud computing per Federal CIO Vivek Kundra's Cloud First policy. This is according to a survey of 113 FOSE attendees conducted by IT operations and cloud management software provider ScienceLogic™ Inc MarketWire

First California Reports Strong 2011 Second Quarter Net Income of $2.4 Million
First California Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCAL), the holding company of First California Bank, today reported second quarter net income of $2.4 million compared with $147,000 for the same quarter a year ago. Net income available to common shareholders was $2.1 million, or $0.07 per diluted share, compared to a net loss available to common shareholders of $166,000, or $0 MarketWire

General Cannabis Joins OTCQX U.S.
General Cannabis, Inc. (OTCQX: CANA), a technology-based Internet marketing services company, today announced that its common stock is now trading on the OTC market's highest tier, OTCQX, under the ticker symbol "CANA." MarketWire

Record Number of Tennessee Educators Gather for 4th Annual Summer Math Institute
A record 300 teachers, principals, faculty and university officials from across the state last week concluded an intensive two-week institute designed to improve mathematics teaching and learning for children in Tennessee schools MarketWire

FoxT Announces Addition of Federal Sales Team
Fox Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of Enterprise Access Management (EAM) and Privileged Access Management solutions, today announced the investment of sales resources focused on the Federal Government market. MarketWire

PDSi Enters OEM Agreement With IBM
Pinnacle Data Systems, Inc. ("PDSi") (NYSE Amex: PNS) announced today that it has entered into an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) agreement with IBM. This agreement provides PDSi with the ability to design and sell products based upon IBM's System p and System x technologies. MarketWire

7th Annual Swingin' at the Shell Sponsored by Caster Concepts
The 7th Annual Swingin' at the Shell summer concert series begins Sunday, August 7th and continues every Sunday through September 11th. Concerts begin at 6pm at the Victory Park Bandshell located in Victory Park, Albion, MI. MarketWire

Caster Concepts Implements Finite Analysis Software Into the Design of Special Casters
Caster Concepts, Inc., CCI, a domestic manufacturer of custom and standard industrial casters, has once again gone "beyond standard" to deliver value to their customers. Caster Concepts has SolidWorks as its 3-D design platform and has recently added to their capabilities with Finite Element Analysis Software MarketWire

HLI Launches Latest Provider Friendly Terminology Solution Upgrade
Health Language, Inc. ® (HLI), the global leader in medical terminology management, today announced that it has expanded its provider friendly technology (PFT) solution to over 120,000 terms in addition to the existing terms used by SNOMED-CT and ICD MarketWire

SquareTwo Financial Goes Live With Oracle Engineered Systems -- Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud and Oracle Exadata Database Machine
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

PaaS Market to Grow 26% Annually Through 2014
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Global PaaS Market 2010-2014," to their collection of Software & Services market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?ProductID=6459329 MarketWire

Report: Phase II Assent and Recent Appointments Make NEPT Even More Appealing
A special report cites the appointment of two world-class biotech entrepreneurs, as well as other key developments over the past few weeks, as reasons why Neptune Technologies & Bioressources (NASDAQ: NEPT) has become even more attractive to speculators in the biotechnology space. MarketWire

Avaya "Technology Cake" Featured on Cake Boss TV Show
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Digital Ally, Inc. to Host Second Quarter Conference Call on Friday, August 12, 2011
Digital Ally, Inc. (NASDAQ: DGLY), which develops, manufactures and markets advanced digital technology products for law enforcement, homeland security and commercial security applications, today announced that the Company will host a conference call on Friday, August 12, 2011 at 11:15 a.m MarketWire

Whiterock REIT Announces Agreements to Acquire $77 Million of Accretive Class A Office and Industrial Properties in the U.S.
Whiterock Real Estate Investment Trust ("Whiterock") (TSX: WRK MarketWire

CEO Explains Why Cellceutix's Leading Drug Candidate May Be a Major Breakthrough in Cancer Research
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Geopulse in the Final Stages of Utah Potash Land Lease Program
Geopulse Exploration Inc. (OTCQB: GPLS) (OTCBB: GPLS) has submitted a sealed offer to acquire a large parcel Potash Property Lease in the State of Utah. The potash lease is located in a mining friendly jurisdiction with easy access. It is considered a highly significant asset for Geopulse Exploration. MarketWire

Northern Lights Federal Credit Union Adds IronKey Trusted Access for Banking
Northern Lights Federal Credit Union (NLFCU) of Vermont has taken a proactive measure to defend members against cyberattacks aimed at their PCs by providing a secure browser from IronKey, the leader in data security and online access MarketWire

North Portland Veterinarian Goes Global With Launch of New Veterinary Hospital Website
Whether people are looking for symptoms to see if a pet needs emergency vet care, details on dog surgery, or more information on how to best care for a specific animal ailment, they can find it on the new website launched by Peninsula Dog and Cat Clinic at http://peninsulapet.net MarketWire

Troutdale Veterinary Clinic Announces New Website to Better Serve Pet Owners
Paws & Claws Pet Medical Center has announced the launch of its new website, http://pawsandclawsvet.com. The website was redesigned to make it easier for pet owners to find veterinary wellness information. The Troutdale veterinary clinic provides care for dog, cats, birds, pocket pets and exotic pets in the Troutdale and Gresham communities MarketWire

Newark Pain and Rehab Offers Advanced Treatments for Rehabilitating Auto Injuries
Dr. Vincent Saraceno of Newark Pain and Rehab Center announced that his office has renewed its focus on treating and managing pain related to auto injuries. This action is in response to the continuing high number of auto accidents, which cause injuries that result in high medical costs and long-term pain MarketWire

Las Vegas Chiropractic Practice Announces New Patient-Centered Website
Aaron Neck and Back in Las Vegas, Nevada announced the launch of its new website, http://chiroamigo.com. Dr. Neel Khurana, a chiropractor with the practice, said the site was designed to make it easier for patients to access information about the practice and learn more about the benefits of chiropractic care MarketWire

Los Gatos Chiropractic Announces First Line Therapy for Health and Wellness
Dr. Judy McGrain, the chiropractor and owner of Los Gatos-based McGrain Chiropractic, announced that she has completed a certification course in Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes. The course, First Line Therapy (FLT) is based on research that the first line of treatment against many chronic diseases should be with lifestyle changes MarketWire

Veterinarian in University Park Remodels Website to Educate Pet Owners
The University Animal Clinic in University Park, FL has announced their newly redesigned website. The revamped website, http://www.theuniversityanimalclinic.com, is to be a resource for pet owners looking for more information on the animal hospital, their veterinary services, and pet health care in general MarketWire

Capstone Industries' Midi Eco-i-Lite Available in Home Improvement Catalog
South Florida-based Capstone Industries, a wholly owned subsidiary of CHDT Corporation (OTCBB: CHDO), announced it has received an order of its Midi Eco-i-Lite by a Home Improvement Catalog and Internet Retailer for the first time MarketWire

Singlewire Announces Release of InformaCast Virtual Appliance
Singlewire Software (http://www.singlewire.com), developer of innovative voice applications centered around secure, fast, and reliable mass notification, emergency communication, and overhead paging, today announced the release of Singlewire InformaCast Virtual Appliance for deploying InformaCast in virtualized server environments. MarketWire

Recordati: Very Good First Half 2011 Results. Sales +6.6%. Net Income +5.3%
* Consolidated revenue EUR 401.0 million, + 6.6%. * Operating income EUR 88.2 million, + 5.2%. * Net income EUR 62.4 million, + 5.3%. * Net financial position*: positive balance of EUR 27.8 million MarketWire

Chairman opening speech at AIB's EGM
For Immediate Release 26(th) July 2011 Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. Extraordinary Meeting EXECUTIVE Chairman Mr MarketWire

DryShips Inc. and OceanFreight Inc. Announce Merger Agreement
DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS) and OceanFreight Inc. (NASDAQ: OCNF) announced today that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement for DryShips to acquire the outstanding shares of OceanFreight for consideration per share of $19.85, consisting of $11.25 in cash and 0.52326 of a share of common stock of Ocean Rig UDW Inc MarketWire

Conference call on NicOx's 2011 Half Year Financial Results
ALERT Conference call on NicOx's 2011 Half Year Financial Results TO: Investors, Analysts and Journalists WHAT: NicOx S.A. will release its 2011 half year financial results on July 29before the opening of the market trading in France and will host aconference call at 3:00 pm CET MarketWire

U.S. Shale Gas Development Brings Global Geopolitical Benefits Too, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- U.S. diplomats have long differed on the most effective ways to contain Russia and Iran. A side benefit of the domestic shale gas revolution is that it has countered the geopolitical ambitions of these countries, something that hundreds of billions of dollars in military spending has not been able to do. MarketWire

Lone Star State Sees $2 Billion in Plans for Transmission Lines, an Industrial Info News Alert
Research by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Transmission line projects have increased significantly to accommodate a surge of planned wind and hydro projects. In Texas alone, there are approximately $2 billion worth of transmission lines scheduled to kick off before the end of this year. MarketWire

"The Great Shoe Flap" Arrives in Boston: Is Barefoot Running Better?
It's an ancient practice widely popularized by one man's experience with a tribe in Mexico. Products marketed to devotees now reportedly sell more than five times what they did two years ago MarketWire

Carbylan BioSurgery Announces Positive Clinical Trial Results for Hydros-TA in Patients With Pain From Knee Osteoarthritis
Carbylan BioSurgery, Inc. today announced positive results in its double-blinded, multi-center COR1.0 clinical trial which evaluated the safety and effectiveness of Hydros-TA Joint Therapy (Hydros-TA) and Hydros as compared to Synvisc-One® in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee MarketWire

EchoStar Corporation Announces Conference Call for Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results
EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) will host its second quarter 2011 financial results conference call on Tuesday, August 9, 2011, at 1:30 p.m. ET. The dial-in number is (877) 500-5931. MarketWire

Ceradyne, Inc. Reports Second Quarter, Six-Month 2011 Financial Results
Ceradyne, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDN) reportedfinancial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30,2011. MarketWire

Big Brand CMO to Deliver Future Insights Keynote at Premiere Digital World Expo in Las Vegas
Digital World Expo announced today that Bill Pearce, former chief marketing officer of Del Monte Foods, Taco Bell and Proctor and Gamble, will be included in keynote presentations for professional media attendees. MarketWire

Petrochemical Plants Get Green Credit With KEMROK(TM) Cement
Petrochemical companies using KEMROK™ cement in their facilities because of durability are expanding usage to satisfy regulatory requirements for sustainability. "They first used the product because it provides far better corrosion resistance than conventional concrete," explained CERATECH's Executive Vice President, Mark Wasilko. "But it also rates much higher in sustainability MarketWire

Law Schools Are Producing Poorly-Trained Lawyers Says L.A. Family Law Attorney Mark Baer
"Law schools train attorneys to spot problems but not how to solve them," says L.A. Family Law Attorney Mark Baer. "By teaching lawyers to identify problems but not training them to solve problems, the practice of law has shifted from resolving conflict to creating it. This is particularly detrimental in cases dealing with children and families as it causes wounds that often last a lifetime." MarketWire

Forest2Market(R) Welcomes Barbara Wright Hudson, Recycled Fiber Lead
Forest2Market announced today that Barbara Wright Hudson has joined the company. In her new role, Hudson will lead the company's recycled fiber practice. MarketWire

Green Goals for Loading Dock Doors: New Compression Door Seals Promote Green and Sustainable Warehousing From IDA, WVSN Reports
Loading dock doors are a constant source of energy loss that must be corrected for green and sustainable operations; this is according to the IDA (International Door Association). With sky rocketing energy costs, commercial building and industrial plant managers are ramping up energy efficiency efforts in their shipping and receiving areas MarketWire

Russell Fundamental U.S. Small Company Index Outperforms the Russell 2000 Small Cap and Equal Weight Indexes YTD Through July 22
The Russell Fundamental U.S. Small Company Index reflected a 9.7% gain year-to-date, slightly outperforming the U.S. small cap Russell 2000® Index (8.1%) and the Russell 2000 Equal Weight Index (7.9%) through July 22, 2011. MarketWire

Project Insight Project Management Software Supports Vizion Interactive
Project Insight, web project management software provider in the mid-market proudly supports Vizion Interactive for its project and resource management needs MarketWire

Suntron Corporation Hires New VP and General Manager for OSS Business Unit
Suntron Corporation, a leader in the area of integrated Electronics Manufacturing Solutions (EMS) and Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) technology with facilities across the US and in Mexico, announced today that Michael Oliveri will be taking over as VP and GM of Suntron's Open Systems Solutions business unit in Methuen, Massachusetts. MarketWire

$10 Million and GE Collaboration Light Way for Growth of Nuventix, Maker of LED Cooling Technology
Nuventix, creator of an LED cooling technology for energy-efficient lighting, announced today that GE (NYSE: GE) has provided capital alongside other investors and recently entered into a license agreement to access Nuventix's extensive patent portfolio. MarketWire

YouSendIt Launches New Services for Business Collaboration in the Cloud -- Anytime, Anywhere
YouSendIt, Inc., a leader in cloud-based collaboration services, today significantly expands its services for an increasingly distributed and mobile workforce, meaningfully addressing the need for professionals to get business done online MarketWire

Growth Capital for crealytics: LBBW Venture Capital GmbH, Mountain Super Angel AG and Bayern Kapital Invest in the Profit Driven Search Marketing Specialists
crealytics GmbH attracts new investors: In addition to early stage investors Bayern Kapital, the Passau-based profit driven search marketing specialists have received a fresh injection of capital from LBBW Venture Capital GmbH and Mountain Super Angel AG. LBBW Venture Capital GmbH and Mountain Super Angel AG will support the young, innovative technology business as lead investors. MarketWire

Xcite Energy Submission of Environmental Statement
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MedLion Direct Primary Care Retains Goodman & Associates to Provide Strategic Counsel for California and National Expansion
Sacramento law firm Goodman & Associates is pleased to announce it has been retained by MedLion, Inc., California's leading direct primary care medical practice, as strategic counsel to guide it in its expansion to new markets in California and across the nation. MarketWire

Leo Motors Entered Into a $ 6 Million Dollar Deal
Leo Motors, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: LEOM) entered a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with a Chinese Company named Shenzhen Rui Li Da Shebei (SRLDS) Limited. According to the MOU, Leo will share its 56 patent technologies with SRLDS, and SRLDS in return will pay around US$ 6 million to Leo. MarketWire

Biogen Idec and Swedish Orphan Biovitrum Present Data on Long-Lasting Recombinant Factor VIII Therapy at International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis Meeting
Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB) and Swedish OrphanBiovitrum (STO: SOBI) today announced Phase 1/2a trial data showing thatthecompanies' long-lasting fully-recombinant factor VIII Fc fusion protein(rFVIIIFc) was well tolerated and demonstrated an approximately 1 MarketWire

Renhe Commercial Holdings Company Limited: Change in Shareholding Entity of Management Pre-IPO Share Option Scheme to Enhance Market's Understanding of the Scheme's Arrangements
Renhe Commercial Holdings Company Limited (HKSE: 1387), one of the leading operators and developers of underground shopping centers in China, announced that Wealthy Aim Holdings Limited, held by the Company's controlling shareholder, has transferred its 427,174,700 employee share options to Broad Long Limited MarketWire

Rejected Homeowner Threatens Lender Lawsuit Litigation, Receives $115,000 Principal Reduction Through CPAC Non Profit Law Clinic
MarketWire

ElitePennyStock.com Morning Alerts: Greenhouse Holdings, First Solar, NRG Energy, General Electric, American Superconductor, NextEra Energy, Satcon Tech Corp and Quantum Fuel Systems
ElitePennyStock.com is a premier source for microcap research - providing a wide range of due diligence and investment insight on stocks all over the market. ElitePennyStock.com Investment Report primary focus is to alert our valued subscribers to small cap and microcap companies poised for explosive movement in the market MarketWire

WMG Acquisition Corp. and WMG Holdings Corp. Announce Expiration of Cash Tender Offers for Certain Series of Their Respective Notes
WMG Acquisition Corp. ("WMG Acquisition") and WMG Holdings Corp. ("WMG Holdings," and together with WMG Acquisition the "Companies" and each a "Company"), both wholly-owned subsidiaries of Warner Music Group Corp MarketWire

Digagogo Ventures Corp. Announces the Appointment of New President Terry Arnold
In the news release, "Digagogo Ventures Corp. Announces the Appointment of New President Terry Arnold," issued earlier today by Digagogo Ventures Corp. (OTCBB: DOGO), we are advised by the company that the first paragraph should read "is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr MarketWire

Mammoth Energy Group Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Additional Lithium Concessions
Mammoth Energy Group Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MMTE), a lithium and alternative energy mining company, announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary Compania Lithium Investments Limitada of Chile has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire five concessions for a total of 2471 acres (1000 hectares) of lithium concessions located at Laguna Lagunilla situated in the Pica commune. MarketWire

Kirstie Kelly Signature Wedding Gowns Exclusively at Select Northeast Costco Locations for a Limited Time
A special union between celebrity designer Kirstie Kelly and Costco provides an opportunity for local brides to own a couture-inspired wedding gown starting at 40% off retail MarketWire

AIB - Resignation of Directors
Allied Irish Banks p.l.c. ("AIB") (NYSE: AIB) announces the resignation of Non-Executive Directors, Ms. Anne Maher, Mr. Stephen Kingon and Mr. David Pritchard, from the Board with effect from the conclusion of today's Annual General Meeting. GlobeNewswire

ABLYNX IS GRANTED GLP CERTIFICATE FOR NEW GLP UNIT
GHENT, Belgium, 26 July 2011 - Ablynx [Euronext Brussels: ABLX] today announced that it has been granted a Certificate of Good Laboratory Practise (GLP) from the Belgian Scientific Institute of Public Health (IPH) for its new GLP unit at its headquarters in Ghent, Belgium, after having been inspected in May 2011. GlobeNewswire

Homburg Invest announces response to Richard Homburg's non-binding proposal
Not for distribution to U.S. newswire services or for dissemination in the United States GlobeNewswire

AIB Chairman's Opening Address at AGM
For Immediate Release 26th July 2011   GlobeNewswire

Chairman opening speech at AIB's EGM
For Immediate Release 26th July 2011   GlobeNewswire

Presentation of 2nd Quarter 2011
SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge, SpareBank 1 SMN, SpareBank 1 SR-Bank and SpareBank 1 Gruppen AS GlobeNewswire

Vacon publishes its January-June Interim Report on August 3, 2011
Vacon Plc, Stock Exchange Release, 26 July 2011 at 11.45 am GlobeNewswire

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF MANDATORY PUBLIC TENDER OFFER HAVE BEEN PUBLISHED - CORRECTION TO CONTACT INFORMATION
Aldata Solution OyjSTOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE26 July 2011 at 13.30 p.m. (EET) GlobeNewswire

Acquisition of Canal Digital's cable TV business in Denmark will not take place
This information is disclosed in accordance with the Securities Markets Act, the Financial Instruments Trading Act or demands made in the exchange rules. GlobeNewswire

FLSmidth wins order for a coal handling project in India
FLSmidth has been awarded a contract worth approximately EUR 25m (approximately DKK 180m) by Jhabua Power Ltd. for the supply and installation of the first phase of a 1,800 tons per hour coal handling plant for their upcoming power plant project at Jhabua in the state of Madhya Pradesh in central India. Jhabua Power Ltd GlobeNewswire

Sika: 19.5% growth in local currencies - results influenced by high raw material prices
Sika AG /Sika: 19.5% growth in local currencies - results influenced by high raw material prices . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

SOLVAY COMMITS EUR 10 MILLION TO FUEL PLEXTRONICS' INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT IN OLED AND OPV.
Brussels, 26 July 2011, at 7:30 a.m. (Brussels time) GlobeNewswire

Mobistar H1 2011 results
Mobistar, confident, confirms its forecasts for the financial year 2011 GlobeNewswire

Update on U.S. litigation
26 July 2011, Lysaker, Norway:  Pronova BioPharma ASA (OSE:PRON.OL) ("Pronova BioPharma") announces today that Pronova BioPharma Norge AS and Par Pharmaceutical Inc. have mutually agreed to dismiss the patent litigation in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware pertaining to Pronova BioPharma's U.S. Patent No GlobeNewswire

AIB - final results of its offers to purchase for cash
Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. ("AIB")[NYSE:AIB] GlobeNewswire

Omnicare Reports Second-Quarter 2011 Financial Results
Second-Quarter Gross Profit of $336.4 Million  Cash Flows from Continuing Operations of $136.9 Million Adjusted Income from Continuing Operations Per Diluted Share of $0.50  Company Provides Updated Guidance   COVINGTON, Ky., July 26, 2011 - Omnicare, Inc. (NYSE:OCR) reported today financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2011. GlobeNewswire

Second quarter 2011: Results rise on higher volumes and prices
Hydro had underlying earnings before financial items and tax of NOK 1,906 million in the second quarter, up from NOK 1,448 million in the first quarter. Higher realized alumina and aluminum prices combined with higher volumes supported underlying results for the quarter. GlobeNewswire

Hydro sells non-strategic stake in Norwegian power producer
Norsk Hydro ASA has on July 25, 2011, entered into an agreement to divest its 20.86% non-strategic ownership stake in northern Norwegian power production company SKS Produksjon AS to Salten Kraftsamband AS for a cash consideration of NOK 1 billion for the shares. The sale does not affect Hydro's ownership of 9.4 TWh of annual power production in Norway. GlobeNewswire

Interim report for 1 January - 30 June 2011
GlobeNewswire

Changes in the Executive Management Team of Ahlstrom Corporation
Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 26.7.2011 at 15.00 GlobeNewswire

BIOGEN IDEC AND SWEDISH ORPHAN BIOVITRUM PRESENT DATA ON LONG-LASTING RECOMBINANT FACTOR VIII THERAPY AT INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY ON THROMBOSIS AND HAEMOSTASIS MEETING
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GlobeNewswire

Notification according to Chapter 2, Section 10 of the Finnish Securities Market Act regarding changes in number of votes
BIOTIE THERAPIES CORP.    STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 26 July, 2011 at 5.00 p.m. GlobeNewswire

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