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Tencent Acquires 15.68 % of Kingsoft in Strategic Investment
Kingsoft Corporation Limited (03888.HK), a leading software developer in China, together with Tencent Holdings Limited (00700.HK), one of the largest providers of Internet, mobile and telecommunication value-added services in China, today announced that the two companies have entered into strategic partnerships. Tencent will hold 15 ACN Newswire

6th World Water Forum "Time for Solutions" at the Singapore International Water Week
During the Singapore International Water Week (SIWW), the International Forum Committee will organize a side event to present the 6th World Water Forum that is going to be hosted in Marseille, France on March 12th-17th, 2012 ACN Newswire

Morita's Forest Fire Fighting Concept Car Wins a 2011 IDEA Gold Award
Morita Holdings Corporation (headquartered in Osaka and Tokyo; represented by President Masahiro Nakajima; stocks listed on the First Section of the TSE and OSE) has been awarded a 2011 IDEA Gold Award - the highest possible award - in the Commercial and Industrial Products category for its forest fire fighting concept car ACN Newswire

PUB and Hyflux Mark Ground-breaking for Singapore's Second and Largest Desalination Project
PUB, the national water agency of Singapore and Hyflux Ltd, a Singapore-based leading desalination solutions provider marked the ground-breaking for the country's second and largest seawater reverse osmosis ("SWRO") desalination plant, signifying thestart of ground works at the 14-hectare site in Tuas on the western section of the island ACN Newswire

Sembcorp Signs Agreements to Further Expand its Water Business in China
Sembcorp is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Sembcorp Utilities, will be signing three memoranda of understanding (MOU) to explore further expanding its water business in China during the Singapore International Water Week's (SIWW) China Business Forum to be held later this afternoon. Earlier in the week on July 3, Sembcorp also signed a MOU with the Xinmin government ACN Newswire

Global Deals Site Youpon! Launches beta Service in 30 Countries Today
Youpon!, a Japanese startup, has launched a global "daily deals" aggregation service today, presenting users with local offers in 20 languages and 30 countries.Youpon! represents the largest scale of daily deal aggregation to date ACN Newswire

BOCI and JCBI to Hold Conference in Shanghai to Announce Alliance on EC Merchant Acquiring
BOC Credit Card (International) Limited (BOCI) and JCB international subsidiary JCB International (JCBI) have agreed that BOCI starts acquiring e-commerce (EC) merchants in China. Today both parties are hosting a conference in Shanghai to announce this new alliance ACN Newswire

ITT and PUB Singapore Mark Key Milestone in Partnership to Enhance Energy Efficient Water and Wastewater Treatment Solutions
ITT Corporation (NYSE: ITT), a world leader in the transport, test and treatment of water and wastewater, and PUB, Singapore's national water agency, today announced the completion of an Advanced Oxidation Process (AOP) pilot system at Choa Chu KangWater Works ACN Newswire

PUB: Strong Research Eco-System Spurs Innovative Water Technologies in Singapore
PUB, Singapore's national water agency launched a new R&D book, Innovation in Water | Singapore at the Singapore International Water Week.Launched by Teo Ming Kian, Permanent Secretary for National Research and Development, the Innovation in Water | Singapore showcases the results of water R&D efforts in Singapore ACN Newswire

ATCO Signs Agreement to Acquire Western Australia Gas Networks
ATCO today announced that it has signed a conditional agreement to acquire Western Australia Gas Networks (WAGN) from WestNet Infrastructure Group. WAGN is the natural gas distribution utility company that serves the City of Perth and surrounding areas. MarketWire

Red Hawk Casino Pays Out $530,246 on Wheel of Fortune(R) Progressive Slot
Lights were flashing at Red Hawk Casino on Monday, July 4, 2011, when a first time guest to Red Hawk Casino sat down to play a 25 cent Wheel of Fortune® Progressive slot machine. The lucky player had just signed up for a Red Hawk Rewards Club Card and was enjoying her holiday at her favorite machines. She was in for a treat when the symbols lined up for the progressive jackpot of $530,246. MarketWire

Russell Korea Index Posts 9.2% Return YTD, Outperforms China and Japan Through June 30
The Russell Korea Index reflected a relatively strong return of 9.2% year-to-date, outperforming the Russell China Index (0.4%) and the Russell Japan Index (-3.9%) through June 30, 2011. MarketWire

C2Call's FriendCaller Introduces Java-Based Hassle-Free Video Calling
C2Call, the pioneer for Java-based VoIP calls via the browser, today introduced a complete browser-based echo-free video calling solution via the FriendCaller Web phone. MarketWire

Tix Corporation Announces Record Date for 2011 Annual Meeting of Stockholders
Tix Corporation (the "Company") (OTCQX: TIXC) (PINKSHEETS: TIXC), a leading entertainment company providing discount ticketing services and branded event merchandising, today announced that its Board of Directors has established a record date for the Company's 2011 annual meeting of stockholders (the "Annual Meeting") MarketWire

Green EnviroTech Corp. Retains 1st Capital Resources as Media Consultant
Green EnviroTech Holdings Corp. (OTCBB: GETH), a company at the forefront of waste plastics recovery and recycling, announced today that it has retained the services of 1st Capital Resources as a media relations consultant. Located in Boca Raton, FL, 1st Capital Resources has a select client list that includes firms in energy, mining, finance, hospitality, and the environmental sectors. MarketWire

Grupo Casa Saba Files Form 20-F
On June 30, 2011 Grupo Casa Saba, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: SAB) ("Saba", "GCS" or the "Company"), one of the leading Mexican distributors and Latin American retailers of pharmaceutical products, beauty aids, personal care and consumer goods, general merchandise and publications filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2010 with the U.S MarketWire

Lithia Motors Schedules Release of Second Quarter 2011 Results
Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE: LAD) today announced that its second quarter 2011 earnings will be released before the market opens on Wednesday, July 27, 2011. MarketWire

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation Wins 2011 Japan-US Intrapreneurs Award
Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation has won the 2011 Japan-US Intrapreneurs Award in recognition of its high-tech, "green" Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) and the unique "intrapreneurial" process by which it was created, the Japan Society of Northern California (JSNC) announced today. MarketWire

SecureAlert, Inc. Announces Record New Business Contracts, Capital Raise and Management Changes
SecureAlert, Inc. (OTCBB: SCRA), a leading international provider of patented, wireless electronic monitoring systems and services to public safety agencies, reported today the signing of 48 new domestic and international contracts, as well as a paradigm shift and changes in management. MarketWire

McGuire Real Estate Welcomes Agent Bert Keane to Its Marina Office
Bert Keane is the newest agent to join the McGuire Real Estate Marina Office located at 2001 Lombard Street in San Francisco. MarketWire

Zepol Corporation Enhances Trade Intelligence Product
Zepol Corporation, the leading trade intelligence company, today announced another major enhancement to their product suite. Zepol's improved Home Tab contains a new look, more informational resources, and a Quick Search function. The Quick Search allows users to access essential trade information even faster than before MarketWire

Training Axis Announces Summer Series of New Management Training Courses
Las Vegas' leading management training company, Training Axis, is hosting a series of four open-enrollment management training classes to be held this summer, each designed to help managers grow and become even better leaders. Each class is open to the public, meaning anyone can enroll, regardless of company, position, title or length of time in current position. MarketWire

U.S. Military Fights Battle of the Bulge
Rising obesity rates are affecting more than America's health. Expanding waist lines are creeping into the U.S. military. The problem costs the government millions of dollars and limits our nation's recruitment efforts. MarketWire

Pinnacle Security Securing Hope Initiative Furthers Mission in Local Community
Pinnacle Security, a leader in the residential security industry, announced the successful completion of another service project from its Securing Hope philanthropic initiative that identifies and supports volunteerism opportunities for its employees across the country and around the world MarketWire

ERHC Energy Inc. Signs Production Sharing Contract on Three Oil Blocks in Republic of Chad
ERHC Energy Inc. (OTCBB: ERHE), a publicly traded American company with oil and gas assets in West Africa, today announced that it has signed a production sharing contract (PSC) on the three oil blocks formally awarded to the company last week by the Republic of Chad MarketWire

Luck Media & Marketing, Inc. Promotes Chrissy Sutphin to Vice President Announces President Steve Levesque
Steve Levesque, President of LUCK Media & Marketing, Inc., announced today the promotion of Chrissy Sutphin to Vice President of the Los Angeles-based Entertainment Publicity firm. Sutphin previously held the position of Senior Account Executive. MarketWire

Ziegler Closes $89,235,000 Charter School Financing for Renaissance Charter School, Inc.
Ziegler (PINKSHEETS: ZGCO), a specialty investment banking firm with over a 100 years of experience, is pleased to announce the successful closing of the Renaissance Charter School (Renaissance) transaction, the second financing for this borrower and the second largest charter school bond issuance to date. Ziegler also underwrote the first financing, which was for $68 million in 2010. MarketWire

Highwoods Properties Renews 137,000 Square Foot Lease With FBI in Atlanta
Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE: HIW), one of the largest owners and operators of office properties in the Southeast, today announced that it has renewed a lease for 137,000 square feet at 2635 Century Center in Atlanta with the General Services Administration ("GSA") on behalf of the Federal Bureau of Investigation ("FBI") MarketWire

BonTerra Announces Proposed Brokered and Non-Brokered Private Placement
BonTerra Resources Inc. /BONTERRA ANNOUNCES PROPOSED BROKERED AND NON-BROKERED PRIVATE PLACEMENT.Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. Suite 4006 - 1011 West Cordova Street Vancouver, B.C MarketWire

Apogee Partner Details ResNet Outsourcing Decision and Process in EDUCAUSE Quarterly
Apogee, the nation's largest provider of managed residential network (ResNet) services to higher education, today announced that partner school The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (UTPB) has been featured in the summer edition of EDUCAUSE Quarterly. MarketWire

National College Consultant and Rhodes Scholar Susan Goodkin to Offer College Application Workshops to Local Students
As school budgets shrink and the student-to-guidance counselor ratio grows, too often Santa Barbara students who have set their sights on attending competitive colleges aren't getting the college planning advice they need from their schools. MarketWire

San Diego Regional EDC Announces Barry Broome as President and CEO
San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation today announced that Barry Broome will become the organization's new President and CEO. MarketWire

Leveraging Virtualization Cost-Savings
One doesn't have to look long to find out why an ever-escalating number of companies recovering from the recession are turning to virtualization: cost. Instead of one server running one instance of an operating system, now several such instances -- or even several operating systems -- can be launched that act as complete and whole servers unto themselves MarketWire

Jacobi Appointed Chief Financial Officer of New Hampshire Thrift Bancshares, Inc. and Lake Sunapee Bank, fsb
On June 9, 2011, the Board of Directors of New Hampshire Thrift Bancshares, Inc. (NHTB) (NASDAQ: NHTB), the holding company for Lake Sunapee Bank, fsb (Bank), appointed Laura Jacobi as Chief Financial Officer of both entities. Ms. Jacobi succeeds Stephen R. Theroux, who has held the title of Chief Financial Officer since 1987. Mr MarketWire

UPDATE: HUD and NeighborWorks America Announce Emergency Homeowners' Loan Program
(Family Features) The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in conjunction with NeighborWorks America announce the launch of the Emergency Homeowners' Loan Program (EHLP) today, to help homeowners who are at risk of foreclosure in 27 states across the country and Puerto Rico. MarketWire

Superior Staff Resources, Inc. Receives Sonoco's Supplier of Growth Award
Superior Staff Resources, Inc. -- a certified women-owned, national workforce solutions provider -- was awarded Sonoco's 2011 Supplier of Growth Award, based on the significant increase in Superior's volume of business with Sonoco over the past year MarketWire

Anadarko Schedules Second-Quarter 2011 Earnings Conference Call for July 26
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) MarketWire

Steele Resources Corporation Announces Acquisition of Copper Canyon Copper/Cobalt Mine
Steele Resources Corporation (the "Company", "SRC") (OTCBB: SELR) announced today that it has executed a definitive mineral lease agreement with option to purchase the Copper Canyon Mine from Salmon Canyon Copper Company near Salmon, ID. MarketWire

Benchmark Taps Jaffe for ISO Development
Payments processor Benchmark Merchant Solutions has appointed Michael Jaffe to the newly created position of Director of ISO Development. MarketWire

"LA Loves Leo Limon" Opening Reception July 9, 2011 at the Studio for Southern California History
Join us for a retrospective on the work of Leo Limón with a focus on the Los Angeles River, the LA River Gatitas and Art Peace Park. Unless otherwise noted, all events are free. MarketWire

Star Bulk Moves to New Executive Offices and Appoints Mr. Kleopas as Chief Operating Officer
Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (the "Company" or "Star Bulk") (NASDAQ: SBLK),a global shipping company focusing on the transportation of dry bulk cargoes, today announced that it has moved its executive offices to new premises at 40 Agiou Konstantinou Str, 15124 Maroussi, Greece. All interested parties are kindly requested to update their records accordingly. MarketWire

The Wasie Foundation Creates $2.5 Million Challenge Grant for Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital
The Wasie Foundation and Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital Foundation announce the creation of a $2.5 million matching challenge grant that will raise funds for the new Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital, slated to open July 21st. MarketWire

Anchor Risk Advisors Supports OECD Efforts to Aid Chilean Government Catastrophe Financing
Pete Vloedman, CEO of Anchor Risk Advisors, a specialist Insurance-Linked Securities investment manager, was invited to attend the June 23-24, 2011 High-Level Roundtable on the Financial Management of Earthquakes at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Headquarters in Paris. MarketWire

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American Petro-Hunter Begins Natural Gas Sales and Forecasts 155 BOE for July
American Petro-Hunter, Inc. (OTCBB: AAPH) ("American Petro-Hunter" or the "Company") is very pleased to announce that as of July 5th, the Company began selling natural gas into the pipeline at the North Oklahoma Project. The commencement of gas sales marks the first gas production from the project and confirms the Company as an oil and gas producer. MarketWire

Simba Technologies Enables Virtual OLAP Cubes for Big Data with Kognitio Pablo
Simba Technologies Inc., the industry's choice for standards-based relational and multi-dimensional data connectivity products, announced today that it has delivered a big data, in-memory, Multi-Dimensional eXpressions (MDX) query language solution to power Kognitio Pablo to enable train-of-thought analytics on extreme data. MarketWire

EducationDynamics Appoints New CEO and Executive Chairman
EducationDynamics, the leading marketing, information and technology services company dedicated to helping higher education institutions find, enroll and retain students, announced today the appointment of Tom Anderson as CEO of EducationDynamics. In addition, the company announced that Tom Reddin, former President and CEO of LendingTree, has joined the Board of Managers as Executive Chairman. MarketWire

Amanda Eliasch's "Peccadilloes" Exhibit Entices Los Angeles Art Elite to Leadapron Gallery
The inimitable Amanda Eliasch is at it again with the spectacular launch of her latest exhibit, "Peccadilloes" on June 16th at the hip, new Los Angeles Gallery, Leadapron. Amanda has once again enraptured the L.A. scene with her stunning work -- awe-inspiring pieces based on the Seven Deadly Sins in the vibrant medium of neon light MarketWire

EnerNOC Acquires Leading Australian Demand Response Company Energy Response
EnerNOC, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENOC), the world's leading provider of demand response applications and services, today announced that it has acquired Energy Response Pty Ltd, the largest demand response provider in Australia and New Zealand MarketWire

Zumiez Inc. Reports June 2011 Sales Results
Zumiez Inc. (NASDAQ: ZUMZ), a leading specialty retailer of action sports related apparel, footwear, equipment and accessories, today announced that total net sales for the five-week period ended July 2, 2011 increased 16.8% to $43.5 million, compared to $37.2 million for the five-week period ended July 3, 2010. The Company's comparable store sales increased 9 MarketWire

SavATree Helps Clients Prepare for Future Storms
The storms that impacted the east coast through the spring and early summer of 2011 were both catastrophic and record-breaking. Government estimates say there were more tornadoes in a single day in late May 2011 than any other day in history. To put things in perspective, during one weeklong outbreak, government analysts say there were 312 tornadoes, including a record-setting 226 in one day MarketWire

Dime Community Bancshares to Release Earnings on July 28, 2011
Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: DCOM) (the "Company"), the parent company of The Dime Savings Bank of Williamsburgh ("Dime"), today announced that the Company expects to release its earnings for the quarter ended June 30, 2011 after the close of the U.S. equity markets on Thursday, July 28, 2011. MarketWire

Two New One-Year Fixtures for Excel Maritime Carriers
Today Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd (NYSE: EXM), an owner and operator of dry bulk carriers and an international provider of worldwide seaborne transportation services for dry bulk cargoes, announced it has entered into period charter fixtures for yet another two vessels in its Kamsarmax/ Panamax fleet. MarketWire

Dutch Service Provider KPN Launches the iFusion(R) SmartStations in the Netherlands
AltiGen Communications, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ATGN) (OTCQX: ATGN), the leading provider of innovative Unified Communications solutions for enterprises and service providers, today announced that its revolutionary new iFusion SmartStation for iPhone® will be available this month through KPN in the Netherlands. MarketWire

Grid Cloud Solutions Inc. Announces Successful Bid With Municipality of Meaford
Grid Cloud Solutions Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GRDC) announced that it has been selected as the preferred bidder for a green energy community development plan by the Municipality of Meaford, Ontario. In response to a Request for Proposal, GRDC proposed to deploy a four-fold energy strategy: 1. Conservation through demand side management of municipal, commercial and residential buildings; 2 MarketWire

CCA Wins Re-Bid of Contract From the State of Hawaii
CCA (Corrections Corporation of America) (NYSE: CXW), the nation's largest partnership corrections provider to government agencies, announced today that pursuant to a competitive re-bid it has received a contract for the continued management of up to 1,956 inmates from the Hawaii Department of Public Safety primarily at CCA's 1,896-bed Saguaro Correctional Facility located in Eloy, Arizona. MarketWire

CLSA Tops Institutional Investor's First All-India Research Team
Analysts at CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets publish the best research on India's equity markets -- by far -- according to portfolio managers and buy-side analysts who participated in Institutional Investor's inaugural All-India Research Team survey. MarketWire

FormFactor to Announce Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results on July 26th
FormFactor, Inc. (NASDAQ: FORM) will report financial results for its 2011 second quarter on Tuesday, July 26, 2011, at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time. The public is invited to listen to a live webcast and archived replay of FormFactor's conference call on the Investors section of the company's web site at www.formfactor.com MarketWire

BMG Chrysalis Selects Crunch Digital
Crunch Digital™ today announced that BMG Chrysalis has selected Crunch's PDX Service to utilize its data management services for selected cloud and Internet streaming music services. BMG Chrysalis' catalog features over 300,000 songs including titles from Chrysalis Group, Cherry Lane Music Publishing, Crosstown Songs, Stage Three Music and Evergreen Copyrights. MarketWire

Minimally Invasive Procedures Can Cure Abnormal Heart Rhythms in Children
BroadcastMed, Inc.'s surgical web portal ORLive.com presents a premiere program from Akron Children's Hospital highlighting the important treatments provided by The Pediatric Arrhythmia Center. Akron Children's Hospital can cure many abnormal heart rhythms through radiofrequency ablation and cryoablation MarketWire

Arizona Technology Council Names OneNeck IT Services Lifetime Achievement Award Nominees for the 2011 Governor's Celebration of Innovation
Recognizing three executives who have greatly impacted the technology community in Arizona, the Arizona Technology Council in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority today announced the 2011 Governor's Celebration of Innovation (GCOI) OneNeck IT Services Lifetime Achievement Award nominees. MarketWire

Beach Business Bank Announces Partial Repayment of TARP Investment
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National Automation Services, Inc. Announces UCC's Cleared! Company Completes First Funding
National Automation Services, Inc. ("NAS") (www.nasautomation.com) (OTCQB: NASV) (PINKSHEETS: NASV) today announced that they have cleared all liens and encumbrances on the assets of NAS and have fully completed their first loan drawdown with Versant Funding LLC ("Versant"). MarketWire

Stellar Biotechnologies Presents Phase IIB Proposal to The U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)
Stellar Biotechnologies, Inc. "Stellar" (TSX-V: KLH) (PINKSHEETS: SBOTF) is pleased to announce that its President, Frank Oakes and Executive VP, Corporate Development & Finance, Darrell Brookstein responded to an NSF invitation and presented Stellar's Phase IIB proposal (http://www.nsf.gov/eng/iip/sbir/phase_iib MarketWire

Eco Waste Control Acquires Controlling Interest in Biocentric Energy Holdings, Inc & Appoints New Board of Directors
BIOCENTRIC ENERGY HOLDINGS, INC (PINKSHEETS: BEHL) MarketWire

Virtualization Solutions Provider, UltraLevel, Inc., Names Marshall Lucas Managing Consultant
UltraLevel, Inc. (http://www.UltraLevel.com), a national virtualization solutions provider, names Marshall Lucas Managing Consultant of Indiana. MarketWire

Stanford University Renews Partnership With Paciolan
Paciolan, the leading provider of ticketing, marketing, and fundraising solutions in college athletics, announced today that Stanford University has renewed its partnership with the company MarketWire

MedHOK Launches Healthcare Policy and Strategic Management Practice to Help Organizations Navigate Healthcare Reform
MedHOK, a leading provider of clinical and quality software to the healthcare industry, has launched the Healthcare Policy and Strategic Management Practice, providing expert resources to help organizations navigate a rapidly changing healthcare environment. MarketWire

Kodak and 4medica Combine EHR Clinical Integration and Document Scanning to Benefit Providers
Kodak and 4medica, a provider of a leading cloud software-as-a-service (SaaS) clinical integration platform, today announced teaming up to help hospitals and physicians efficiently digitize clinical data MarketWire

Hard Dollar Named to the 2011 "Constructech 50" List
Hard Dollar Corporation, category creator of Project Cost Management solutions, was named to Constructech magazine's prestigious "Constructech 50," a ranking of the most influential construction technology providers. MarketWire

The Joint Commission Presents Its New Speak Up(TM) Video on Pediatric Care
The Joint Commission is pleased to present the fifth episode in its ongoing animated Speak Up™ video series. The new video, "Speak Up: Kid Power!" encourages children to feel confident speaking up and asking questions to become active participants in their health care MarketWire

Union Paddle & Row Center Splashes Into Town for Summer
Just in time for the summer sun, Union Paddle & Row Center, a brand new water sports facility, is now open in the Alderbrook neighborhood in Union, Wash. The center will offer a fun mix of water activity rentals including the popular stand up paddle boards (SUPs), hydro bikes, sail and pedal kayaks, two types of classic rowing wherries, as well as traditional paddle kayaks. MarketWire

Quick Messaging Capabilities Now Available in COMET(TM)
TruMarx Data Partners, Inc. the creator of COMET, the energy industry's innovative web-based execution platform for individual bilateral OTC natural gas and power transactions, today announced the addition of a Quick Message Center in COMET MarketWire

Diversified Global Holdings Group (DGHG) Acquires a Majority Ownership Stake in Miralab, a Russian Online Marketing Firm
Diversified Global Holdings Group Inc. (OTCQB: DGHG), a rapidly growing international holding company, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of a 51% majority ownership stake in Miralab LLC. This acquisition signifies Diversified Global Holdings Group's entry into the online marketing and social media sector. MarketWire

Yeast Culture Manufacturer Vi-COR(R)'s Research-Proven Products Improve Livestock Gut Health
Vi-COR®, a manufacturer of specialized yeast culture products for poultry, swine and dairy feed, has announced research results that demonstrate Celmanax® has the ability to enhance livestock gut health. In-house experiments proved the ability of Celmanax Dry, Liquid and SCP to agglutinate forms of pathogenic E. coli and Salmonella sp MarketWire

Carpet Cleaning Franchises Take Second Place to Carpet Cleaning Dealerships -- Kwik Dry International
Why are carpet cleaning dealerships becoming more successful than the old-fashioned carpet cleaning franchises? Simply stated, a dealership offers more profit and more independence. MarketWire

Free TurboViewer Makes Debut as First 3D DWG Viewer on iPhone
IMSI®/Design, the developer of TurboCAD®, the #1 best-selling CAD in retail, today announced TurboViewer™ is now available for iPhone®. MarketWire

Leading Innovative Biomedical Measurement Companies Announce Merger
Transonic Systems Inc. of Ithaca, USA and Scisense Inc. of London, Canada announced their merger today. Scisense manufactures advanced products for blood pressure and cardiac pressure volume assessment, while Transonic is an industry leader in biomedical flow measurement technologies and applications. MarketWire

Spa Parties at Planet Beach Provide Pampering for Any Occasion
Time at the spa is restorative. Time at Planet Beach Contempo Spas with close friends is a party. Spa parties combine relaxation, wellness and, according to the International Spa Association, going to the spa with your friends is not only fun, but a great way to save money. MarketWire

AmeraMex International Receives Equipment Orders Valued at $400,000
AmeraMex International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AMMX), a provider of heavy equipment to logistics companies (stevedoring), infrastructure construction, and commercial farming and mining companies, announced that it has received equipment orders totaling $400,000. The equipment for the orders will be refurbished and shipped by the end of the month. MarketWire

New Kalorama White Paper Looks at the Emerging IVD Market in 'BRIC Nations'
Healthcare market research publisher Kalorama Information has released a new white paper on the emerging in vitro diagnostics market in 'BRIC nations', available for free on its website MarketWire

Novation Awards Contract to Megadyne Medical Products
Megadyne Medical Products, a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of electrosurgical products, announced today that it has been awarded a five-year contract from Novation, the healthcare industry's leading supply contracting company. Novation provides savings to members and affiliates of VHA Inc., UHC, and Provista. MarketWire

Seven Out of 10 Renters Say Owning a Home Is a Top Priority
Most Americans still believe that owning a home is a solid financial decision, and a majority of renters aspire to home ownership as a long-term goal. According to the 2011 National Housing Pulse Survey released today by the National Association of Realtors®, 72 percent of renters surveyed said owning a home is a top priority for their future, up from 63 percent in 2010. MarketWire

U.S. Army's Capability Architecture Development and Integration Environment (CADIE) Licenses ACART(R) From EM&I
EM&I today announced that the U.S. Army's Capability Architecture Development and Integration Environment (CADIE) has licensed EM&I's ACART® solution to track the Service's systems compliance against a variety of laws, regulations and policies MarketWire

Fortinet Threat Landscape Research Shows Rise in Data Breaches, Attacks and Spam
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Whales, Glaciers and Disney Parks: PapiBlogger Travels From Miami to Alaska for Summer's Ultimate Family Road Trip
A year after logging 12,000 miles with his family during a summer odyssey through 33 states, social media entrepreneur Manny Ruiz -- aka the "PapiBlogger" -- is headed on the road again. MarketWire

Global Technologies Group, Inc. Receives Positive Test Results and Recommendation for Sawgrass Lake Park Heavy Metals Remediation Project
Global Technologies Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GTGP) Global has received the following final test results and recommendation for the Sawgrass Lakes Park project located in St. Petersburg, Florida. MarketWire

Leading Bolingbrook Dental Team Celebrates Expansion Into New Bolingbrook Office
As a leading team of Bolingbrook dentists, Grove Dental is celebrating the opening of its newest office with an open house, featuring a chance to meet Shaun Gayle, Chicago Bears 1985 Super Bowl champion. MarketWire

Introducing VoiceforTwitter: A New Way to Reach President Obama at Today's Twitter(TM) Town Hall Meeting
Angel, a leading provider of enterprise-focused, cloud-based Customer Experience solutions, today announced the launch of the VoiceforTwitter Presidential Hotline. The hotline, the first of many social media applications from the Voice MarketWire

Blue Bug Digital Named National Social Media Agency for AvalonBay Communities
Christine Delucchi, Owner, Blue Bug Digital (www.bluebugdigital.com) an innovative digital and social media marketing agency specializing in the real estate, travel and resort, retail and financial services industries, announces today that the company has been named the national social media agency of record for AvalonBay Communities. MarketWire

VisualMED Provides Quarterly and Year End Revenue Guidance
VisualMED Clinical Solutions Corp. (The "Company") (PINKSHEETS: VMCS) (FRANKFURT: VA6.F) announces today that it is expecting its revenues for the quarter ended June 30th, 2011 to rise to an amount between $890,000 and $965,000. This constitutes the most revenue in a single quarter in more than four years and represents a significant increase from the same quarter a year ago MarketWire

/ KILL - Global Equity Reporter
Editors and other readers are advised to disregard the news release with the headline, "Insight on ERHC Energy Inc. and American Petro-Hunter Inc. - Fueling The Economy," issued earlier today by Global Equity Reporter. The release was issued in error by the company. MarketWire

KELL Partners Launches Kickstart Quick-Deployment Program for Salesforce.com Foundation Nonprofit Starter Pack
KELL Partners, the Software-as-a-Service consulting specialists for nonprofits, has launched its KELL Kickstart program for organizations using the Salesforce.com Foundation Nonprofit Starter Pack that are seeking the most efficient and affordable implementation possible. MarketWire

Charlie Sheen to Host Insane Clown Posse's Gathering of the Juggalos
The Insane Clown Posse announces Charlie Sheen, along with other celebrity hosts, plus additional musical performances and events at the duo's 12th Annual Gathering of the Juggalos, occurring in Cave-In-Rock, IL from August 11th - 14th. MarketWire

Ingram Micro Canada's Rose MacKinnon Recognized as One of the Top "Women in IT" by Computer Dealer News
Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM) today announced that Rose MacKinnon, senior director of sales for Ingram Micro Canada, has been named to the second annual "Women in IT" leadership list developed by Computer Dealer News (CDN). MacKinnon, who was one of only 20 women selected, is responsible for Ingram Micro Canada's retail sales division and has been in the IT industry for more than 20 years MarketWire

Update: Greenfield Farms Food, Inc. Announces Expanded Availability of Grassfed Beef Product Line in Lowes Foods
Greenfield Farms Food, Inc. (OTCQB: GRAS) (OTCBB: GRAS) announced today that Lowes Foods, a North Carolina based grocer with over 100 locations, has expanded the availability of Greenfield Farms Grassfed Beef to all stores with service departments, a total of 80 stores MarketWire

Pharmaceutical Pricing Strategies Threatened by Europe's Austerity Measures
European governments' emerging economic policies and government-specific price cuts around the globe have drug companies' pricing teams on edge, according to a new study by Cutting Edge Information. MarketWire

Clinical Investigators More Motivated by Science Than Compensation
Top-tier clinical key opinion leaders (KOLs) often eschew the networking opportunities and compensation that drug and device companies have traditionally offered and instead focus more on the opportunity to participate in ground-breaking research and development, according to a new study from Cutting Edge Information. MarketWire

HR Visionary John Boudreau and Gartner's Jim Holincheck to Keynote 14th Annual HR Technology(R) Conference & Expo
Human Resource Executive® recently announced the keynote presentations for the 14th Annual HR Technology® Conference and Exposition, October 3-5, 2011, at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. MarketWire

Clinical Trial Staffing Levels Skyrocket
Average clinical trial operations department sizes have more than doubled since 2008, according to a new report by Cutting Edge Information. The growth trend is across all phases of development and appears likely to continue as companies aim to get better results from a greater number of clinical trials. MarketWire

PENSRUS Promoting Social Responsibility With BIC Ecolutions Line
With the 4th of July weekend wrapping up and the celebrations of our Independence Day commencing, PENSRUS has found this week to be the perfect week to promote social responsibility with the BIC Ecolutions line of eco-friendly personalized products and miscellaneous giveaways. PENSRUS, a leader in the business pens industry and a customer favorite on Resellerratings MarketWire

Relevant Communications Announces Partnership With Marzia G. Designs
Relevant Communications, a Florida-based Public Relations and Celebrity Publicity firm, today announced the signing of its newest client, Marzia G. Design Group. MarketWire

Tetris(R) Battle Fights Its Way Into Top 25 Games on Facebook
Tetris Online, Inc. (www.tetrisonline.com), the exclusive online licensee of all rights in the world-famous Tetris® game in North America and Europe, today announced that Tetris® Battle is one of the top 25 Facebook games by Daily Active Users (DAU) according to the latest figures reported by Inside Social Games and AppData (http://tinyurl.com/top25-july11). MarketWire

McCain's ATC Compliant 2070LXN2 NEMA Controller Exemplifies Interoperability
McCain Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of intelligent transportation systems, traffic control equipment and parking guidance solutions, today announced a contract award from the City of San Francisco for their 2070LXN2 NEMA traffic controllers. MarketWire

The Association of Alternative Newsweeklies Convention Brings Saints and Sinners Together in New Orleans
In these summer months, it's important to stay cool -- and it doesn't get much cooler than spending a weekend in New Orleans learning alongside members of the nation's smartest and slyest alternative newsweeklies. MarketWire

Community Food Co-op of Utah Adds New Distribution Sites
The Community Food Co-op (http://foodco-op.net), a Utah non-profit agency, announced today that it has added four new team distribution sites in Utah. The new sites will give residents in the Grantsville, Glendale, Ogden and Farr West areas convenient locations where they can pick up their monthly co-op orders. MarketWire

Merial Limited Partners With StudioPMG to Promote Brand Awareness and Increase Attendance
StudioPMG, a provider of digital marketing, mobile applications and marketing analytics solutions across multiple industries, today announced it has been selected by Merial Limited, one of the world's leading veterinary health companies, to increase brand awareness, capture marketing insights and increase convention attendance MarketWire

Dr. G's Weight Loss and Wellness Completes South Florida Sell-Out, Continues Expanding to Central Florida, Georgia and Texas
In the news release, "Dr. G's Weight Loss and Wellness Completes South Florida Sell-Out, Continues Expanding to Central Florida, Georgia and Texas," issued earlier today by Dr. G's Weight Loss and Wellness, we are advised by the company that the phone number in the last sentence of the release should read "(800) DRG-8242" rather than "(800) 267-5180" as originally issued MarketWire

iMANY Names Chief Marketing Officer
iMANY, the leading provider of contract performance solutions, announces the hiring of Susan McKenna to the position of Chief Marketing Officer. McKenna will lead the company's marketing organization and play a key role in growing iMANY's market share, revenue, and visibility MarketWire

Suntsu Frequency Control, Inc. Announces the Addition of the SCP9 Series Crystal
Suntsu Frequency Control, Inc., a leading supplier of frequency control solutions, announced the addition of the SCP9 Series Crystal to their full line of watch crystals. The SCP9 is smaller than previous models, measuring just 1.2mmX2.0mm with a low profile of 0.6mm. The ultra-miniature package is ideal for high density circuit boards. MarketWire

GreenHouse Holdings, Inc. Sees Continued Growth for Energy and Sustainability Services With Its Automated Demand Response Solutions Leading the Way
GreenHouse Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: GRHU), a leading provider of energy efficiency solutions and sustainable infrastructure products, today announced that, along with its partners and subsidiaries, it is poised to take advantage of a market expected to grow by 500% over the next 10 years MarketWire

Purfresh Awarded "Game Changer" of the Year
Purfresh, a leading provider of clean technologies that purify, protect, and preserve the global food supply chain, today announced that it has been selected as "California's 2011 Leaders In Agriculture Innovation" by Grow-California for its cutting-edge approach to business which has a positive impact on California's agricultural industry and economy. MarketWire

Leading Stock Newsletter for Daytraders Completes Twelve Consecutive 100% Winning Months
In July of 2010, the BullTrade newsletter finished the month with a 9.9% gain. In the eleven months since, every single month has closed without a loss, all the way up through June of 2011. This feat is made more amazing by the fact that April and May were consistently down months for the major indices MarketWire

Timing Devices to Grow 11% Annually Through 2016
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of Databeans's new report "2011 Timing Devices," to their collection of Electronics market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?ProductID=6428969 MarketWire

Rheology Modifiers and Biocides to Drive the Paint Additives Market
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of GBI Research's new report "Paint Additives Market to 2016 - Rheology Modifiers and Biocides to Drive the Market," to their collection of Chemicals market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?ProductID=6428727 MarketWire

Aims Community College Replaces Octel Voicemail System With CallXpress 8
Communications solutions innovator Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST) today announced that its flagship Unified Communications solution, CallXpress®, has been chosen by Aims Community College to replace its legacy Octel® voicemail system and centralize communications across its Avaya IP and digital PBX systems MarketWire

Fly Away With Breezes Resorts & Spas and Receive up to $630 Air Credit When You Book By August 3
With fuel costs soaring and airline prices on the rise this summer, Breezes Resorts & Spas is easing the pain for guests with a new air credit promotion. All inclusive resort vacationers who book any of five Breezes Resorts in Jamaica, Curaçao, the Bahamas and Brazil by August 3 for travel July 16 - December 23, will reap up to $630 in airfare credits. MarketWire

Infortrend Addresses Media/Entertainment and HPC Applications With New ESVA Cluster File System
Infortrend® (TPE: 2495), the networked storage expert, today announced the availability of its new ESVA Cluster File System solution. Built around Infortrend's ESVA (Enterprise Scalable Virtualized Architecture), the solution delivers excellent performance and offers support for Windows, Mac and Linux clients MarketWire

Global Green Solutions Demonstrates Revolutionary Greensteam Process
Global Green Solutions Inc. (OTCQB: GGRN) has resumed demonstration of its revolutionary Greensteam renewable energy technology. The Greensteam demonstration plant began steam generation utilizing 100% agricultural biomass fuel on 29 Jun and operated continuously through 30 Jun MarketWire

PetroFrontier Corp. Confirms Rig Mobilization for Georgina Basin Drilling Program in Northern Territory, Australia
(TSX VENTURE: PFC) - PetroFrontier Corp. ("PetroFrontier") is pleased to announce that Major Drilling Pty. Ltd. ("Major Drilling") has begun mobilizing its Schramm TXD200 rig from Brisbane, Queensland to the Southern Georgina Basin in the Northern Territory, Australia. MarketWire

ELX Announces Strong Second Quarter; Sets Multiple Volume Records; Celebrates Second-Year Anniversary
ELX Futures, L.P. (ELX), a leading electronic futures exchange, announced today strong second-quarter results and multiple volume records in its U.S. Treasuries and Eurodollar futures contracts. ELX traded 5M contracts in the second quarter and celebrates its second-year anniversary as an electronics futures exchange on July 10. MarketWire

PMI Launches AdPi Intelliview to Answer Marketers' Most Perplexing Questions, Optimize Ad Planning
Phoenix Marketing International (PMI) has launched AdPi Intelliview, a predictive and ground-breaking application that will bring a revolutionary change to the business of growing brands with smart and efficient marketing campaigns MarketWire

Argentex Discovers New Gold Mineralization at Pinguino
Argentex Mining Corporation ("Argentex" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: ATX)(OTCBB: AGXMF) is pleased to release additional drill results from its recently completed 2011 exploration program at the Pinguino project, located in the Santa Cruz province of Argentina. The program consisted of 19,800 meters of drilling in 206 holes MarketWire

Warner Music Group Corp. Stockholders Approve Adoption of Merger Agreement
Warner Music Group Corp. (NYSE: WMG) (the "Company") announced that at a special meeting of stockholders held earlier today, stockholders voted to adopt the previously announced merger agreement with Airplanes Music LLC and Airplanes Merger Sub, Inc., affiliates of Access Industries, Inc. (the "Merger Agreement") MarketWire

L'Oreal USA Presents the New Face of Makeup.com
L'Oréal USA re-launched Makeup.com this month with a fresh new look, a team of experienced contributing writers and plans to become the BBF (beauty best friend) of its readers. Committed to providing an authentic, editorially-independent site, L'Oréal USA teamed up with Federated Media to outsource the editorial content of Makeup MarketWire

Spain's National Energy Commission Selects Telvent to Support Its Expanding IT Systems
Telvent (NASDAQ: TLVT), the leading real-time IT solutions and information provider for a sustainable world, announced today that it has been awarded a contract by the Spanish National Energy Commission (CNE) to provide vital technical support for the authority's institutional IT systems MarketWire

Convertigo Unveils New Back-End Integration Platform for Rapid Mobile Application Development
Convertigo announced today a mobile enterprise application integration platform called Convertigo Mobilizer, which makes back-end application and data integration with mobile devices up to 90% more efficient when compared to traditional point-to-point methods. MarketWire

Seasoned Sales Executive Joins PanTerra Networks
PanTerra Networks (www.panterranetworks.com), the leading provider of cloud-based Unified Communications solutions for small and mid-sized enterprises, announced today that Gene "Skip" Lane has been appointed Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, reporting directly to Arthur Chang, President and CEO. MarketWire

Alentus Net Income Increases by 40 Percentage Points Over Prior Year First Quarter
Alentus Corporation (PINKSHEETS: ALNS), an internet solution provider of web hosting, domain registration, dedicated servers, SaaS and E-Commerce hosting, today announced its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2011. MarketWire

Major Shareholders of AAA Public Adjusting Group Enter Into Market Volume Limitation Agreement Covering 14,834,970 Shares of the 15,866,000 Unrestricted Shares
AAA Public Adjusting Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AAAA) announces that six of its largest unrestricted shareholders entered into a binding Stock Volume Limitation Agreement, which limits the availability of shares to be sold between the participating shareholders MarketWire

Tao Minerals Ltd. Signs LOI to Acquire Las Aquadas Property
Tao Minerals Ltd. (TAO) (OTCQB: TAON) is pleased to announce the signing of a Letter of Intent (LOI) to acquire the Las Aquadas property from Bullet Holding Corp of Medellin, Colombia. The Las Aquadas property is located in the Caldas Dept and approximately 120 kilometers south east of Medellin, Colombia. MarketWire

Barefoot Technologies Chooses QTS to Provide Custom Cloud-Based Solution
Key Highlights: Leading online vacation reservations company chooses QTS Virtualized Infrastructure based upon its scalability, security and control. QTS to provide a custom configured, virtual solution that will scale to meet Barefoot Technologies' rapid growth and peak business season capacity requirements MarketWire

Titan Energy Engages Harborcove Financial to Provide New $2 Million Financing Facility
Titan Energy Worldwide, Inc. (OTCBB: TEWI), a leader in distributed power generation products and intelligent energy management services, announced today that it has engaged Harborcove Financial to provide accounts financing and help manage the company's receivables. This new agreement replaces the company's previous line of credit which was to terminate on June 20, 2011 MarketWire

Equity Research on Zalicus Inc. and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. - A Healthy Start
Today, www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com released its industry report highlighting Zalicus Inc. (NASDAQ: ZLCS) and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN). Full fundamental and technical analysis is available at www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com/Reports.php. MarketWire

Equity Research on Sify Technologies Limited and KT Corporation - Communicating; Easier Than Ever
Today, www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com released its industry report highlighting Sify Technologies Limited (NASDAQ: SIFY) and KT Corporation (NYSE: KT). Full fundamental and technical analysis is available at www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com/Reports.php. MarketWire

First Class; The Only Way to Fly - Equity Research on JetBlue Airways Corporation and Southwest Airlines Co.
Today, www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com released its industry report highlighting JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ: JBLU) and Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV). Full fundamental and technical analysis is available at www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com/Reports.php. MarketWire

Insight on ERHC Energy Inc. and American Petro-Hunter Inc. - Fueling The Economy
Today, www.GlobalEquityReporter.com announced its research report highlighting ERHC Energy Inc. (OTCBB: ERHE) and American Petro-Hunter Inc. (OTCBB: AAPH). Full report download is available at www.GlobalEquityReporter.com/access.php. MarketWire

Equity Research on Clearwire Corporation and Sprint Nextel Corporation - Clear Lines in Wireless Communication
Today, www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com released its industry report highlighting Clearwire Corporation (NASDAQ: CLWR) and Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE: S). Full fundamental and technical analysis is available at www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com/Reports.php. MarketWire

Reports on NanoViricides, Inc. and China Pharma Holdings, Inc. - New Drugs for New Bugs
Today, www.GlobalEquityReporter.com announced its research report highlighting NanoViricides, Inc. (OTCBB: NNVC) and China Pharma Holdings, Inc. (NYSE Amex: CPHI). Full report download is available at www.GlobalEquityReporter.com/access.php. MarketWire

Anaheim Union High School District Secures Network and Mobile Device Access With Bradford Networks
Bradford Networks, the best choice for network security in evolving IT environments, today announced that Anaheim Union High School District has selected Network Sentry to secure its campus network and critical IT assets MarketWire

Research Report on BPZ Resources, Inc. and Gran Tierra Energy Inc. - Global Demand Makes Barrels Roll
Today, www.EquityMarketsInc.com announced its research report highlighting BPZ Resources, Inc. (NYSE: BPZ) and Gran Tierra Energy Inc. (NYSE Amex: GTE). Full content and research is available at www.EquityMarketsInc.com/research.php. MarketWire

Research Report on Silvercorp Metals Inc. and Silver Wheaton Corp. - Sold on Silver
Today, www.EquityMarketsInc.com announced its research report highlighting Silvercorp Metals Inc. (NYSE: SVM) and Silver Wheaton Corp. (NYSE: SLW). Full content and research is available at www.EquityMarketsInc.com/research.php. MarketWire

Research Report on Apache Corporation and EOG Resources, Inc. - Big Reserves Bring Big Potential
Today, www.EquityMarketsInc.com announced its research report highlighting Apache Corporation (NYSE: APA) and EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE: EOG). Full content and research is available at www.EquityMarketsInc.com/research.php. MarketWire

Research Report on Ameron International Corporation and Apogee Enterprises, Inc. - Building on Solid Ground
Today, www.EquityMarketsInc.com announced its research report highlighting Ameron International Corporation (NYSE: AMN) and Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: APOG). Full content and research is available at www.EquityMarketsInc.com/research.php. MarketWire

Sonora Resources Sampling Program Identifies Additional High Grade Targets at Los Amoles Silver Prospect
Sonora Resources Corp. (OTCBB: SURE) ("Sonora Resources" or the "Company") is pleased to report that recent sampling efforts have identified multiple additional potentially high grade silver targets at the Los Amoles Silver Property located in the Mexican state of Sonora. MarketWire

Circle Star Energy Acquires Oil & Gas Production Assets in Texas
Circle Star Energy Corp. (OTCBB: CRCL) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has acquired interests in certain oil and gas producing assets in Texas. MarketWire

Greenfield Farms Food, Inc. Announces Expanded Availability of Grassfed Beef Product Line in Lowes Foods
Greenfield Farms Food, Inc. (OTCQB: GRAS) (OTCBB: GRAS) announced today that Lowes Foods, a North Carolina based grocer with over 100 locations, has expanded the availability of Greenfield Farms Grassfed Beef to all stores with service departments, a total of 80 stores MarketWire

enVie Interactive(TM) Launches Open Beta of VIE(TM): Virtual Island of Entertainment(TM), a 3D Virtual World That Appeals to an Underserved Female Audience
enVie Interactive LLC, a ground-breaking developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment, today announced that VIE: Virtual Island of Entertainment is now available for immediate public download at www.VIEtheGame.com MarketWire

APC Group, Inc. Reports Largest MedReel Order in North America
APC Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: APCU) announced today the Company received a pre-paid sale of 178 MedReels at a cost of $50,000 from Bates Electric of Arnold, MO. for Parkway High School in St. Louis for their science labs. MarketWire

Del Taco to Open Second Location in Dallas
Del Taco's burritos and tacos are making their mark on Mexican food lovers in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. Today, the No. 2 Mexican quick service chain announces the opening of its second restaurant in the market. The new Del Taco, located at 3301 N. Belt Line in Irving, will open today and is the first restaurant for franchisee Taco Supremo Management, LLC. MarketWire

CloudShare Closes $10 Million VC Funding Round
Cloud computing leader CloudShare announced today that it has finalized a third VC funding round of $10 Million. The round was led by Globespan Capital Partners and joined by existing investors Sequoia Capital, Charles River Ventures and Gemini Israel Funds. CloudShare was founded in 2005 and has now raised a total of $26M in three investment rounds. MarketWire

X-Ray Goniometry Service Orients Single-Crystal Materials
Meller Optics, Inc. has introduced an X-ray diffraction analysis service that employs X-ray goniometry to identify and document differences in the orientation of single-crystal materials. MarketWire

Abrasive Wheels From Rex-Cut Feature Cotton-Fiber Construction, Outlast Unitized Wheels
Rex-Cut Products, Inc. manufactures a full line of Type 1 cotton-fiber abrasive wheels for grinding, deburring, and polishing that reportedly last up to 10 times longer than unitized wheels. MarketWire

Venturi Flow Meter From Westfall Measures Aeration at Sewage Treatment Plants
Westfall Manufacturing Company has introduced a new series of corrosion-resistant 48" dia. venturi flow meters for the air handling systems at sewage treatment plants. They are reportedly one-third the cost of cast iron venturis. MarketWire

Microsoft Recognizes Accenture and Avanade With Four 2011 Partner of the Year Awards
Accenture (NYSE: ACN), a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, and Avanade, a global business technology services provider, have been honored with four Microsoft Partner of the Year awards for 2011. Together the companies have earned more Microsoft partner awards worldwide than any other company. Recognitions for 2011 include: MarketWire

Respect Your Universe, Inc. Appoints Kevin Hyland as Vice President of Sales
Respect Your Universe (OTCBB: RYUN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Hyland to the position of VP of Sales, effective July 18, 2011. Mr. Hyland will lead the RYU sales team in building solid retail strategy and oversee its implementation. Mr. Hyland brings with him many years of experience representing global brands and a vast network of relationships with major retailers. MarketWire

BIOLASE Names Richard Whipp Director of Operations
BIOLASE Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLTI), the World's leading dental laser manufacturer and distributor, today announced that it has named veteran operations management executive Richard Whipp as Director of Operations, effective immediately. He will report to Chairman and CEO Federico Pignatelli and Chief Financial Officer Fred Furry. MarketWire

BLiNQ Networks Expands Management Team
BLiNQ Networks Inc. today announced the expansion of its management team with the additions of industry veterans Chris Zappala as Vice President Business Development and Radu Selea as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). MarketWire

Women Business Owners Show Cautious Optimism About Economic Recovery
While economists say the recession is over and economic recovery has begun, the business community is not so sure. Recent surveys have shown that the nation's small business owners are remaining cautious and uncertain about short-term economic prospects, and a recent survey of members of the National Association of Women Business Owners® (NAWBO®, www.nawbo MarketWire

VMTurbo Announces First, Free Virtualization Management Suite
VMTurbo, the leading provider of intelligent workload management software to analyze, optimize and control the virtualized data center, today announced download availability of a free VMTurbo Community Edition that provides real time monitoring and a library of 32 pre-defined historical reports MarketWire

Educational Institutions Increasingly Turning to Digital Marketing to Attract Prospective Students, Says New AdReady/Stamats Survey
When it comes to the marketing practices of educational institutions (EDUs), digital marketing is playing an increasingly strategic role in reaching prospective students. Sixty-two percent of undergraduate and graduate institutions, on average, plan to turn to the power of online display advertising as a key marketing tool by 2013, according to a new survey of U.S MarketWire

Simple Steps to Help Lawns and Landscapes Survive the Summer Heat
Lawns and landscapes can take a beating in the summer as temperatures heat up for long periods of time. And, in some areas of the country, drought conditions add to the stress hot weather puts on plants in yards and other recreational areas MarketWire

Simplicity(TM) EMR Receives Complete ONC-ATCB Certification by Drummond Group
Simplicity™ EMR by IQ-EQ Systems, LLC. has received the federal government's "meaningful use" stamp of approval by earning Complete EHR Ambulatory Certification. The designation officially deems the electronic health record (EHR) software capable of enabling providers to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) MarketWire

Kenexa Announces Alliance With GreenJobInterview.com
Kenexa (NASDAQ: KNXA), a global provider of business solutions for human resources, today announced details of an alliance with GreenJobInterview.com. GreenJobInterview.com provides the proprietary technology that enables interviewers and candidates to interact face-to-face in real time while minimizing costs, maximizing time and reducing environmental impact. MarketWire

Cloud Security Alliance Announces Licensing Agreement With CSC for Cloud Trust Protocol
Today the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), a member-driven organization chartered with promoting the use of best practices for providing security assurance within Cloud Computing, announced that it has received a no-cost license for the CloudTrust Protocol (CTP) from CSC. The CTP is being integrated as the fourth pillar of the CSA's cloud Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) stack MarketWire

Century Bridge Exits 1,200 Unit China Residential Development
Century Bridge Capital announced today that it has successfully exited and repatriated the proceeds from its first investment in China. Century Bridge closed on the $125 million development, which it joint ventured with regional developer Jia Heng Real Estate in December 2008. MarketWire

Support.com Announces Secure My Smartphone for Android(TM), Keeps Android Smartphones Safe From Viruses and Malware
Support.com (NASDAQ: SPRT), the Personal Technology Experts®, today announced Support.com Secure My Smartphone for Android, a new service that helps protect Android smart phones from viruses and malware. Secure My Smartphone also enables Android users to track and locate their device in the case of loss or theft, and will automatically back-up and restore lost contact data. MarketWire

Paxton Appoints New President and New BOD Member
Paxton Energy, Inc. (OTCBB: PXTE) (Paxton), an energy turnaround company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and drilling of oil and natural gas properties, is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Robert Fulton Smith, Jr. ("Tony") to Company President. Mr. Smith is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of Virgin Oil Company, Inc. and Virgin Offshore USA, Inc MarketWire

Taleo Sets Date to Release Second Quarter 2011 Results
Taleo Corporation (NASDAQ: TLEO), the leading provider of on-demand talent management solutions, announced today that its second quarter 2011 financial results will be released after the market closes on Thursday, August 4, 2011. MarketWire

Augrid Global Holdings Corporation's Subsidiary Carbon Composite Technology (CCT) Announces New Patented Fabric
Augrid Global Holdings Corporation's (PINKSHEETS: AGHD) subsidiary, Carbon Composite Technologies, "CCT," will introduce a recently patented hybrid fiberglass/carbon nano textile fabric for use in the manufacturing of fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) products MarketWire

Opportunity International Announces a John Deere Foundation Grant for Its "Banking on Africa" Initiative
Opportunity International (www.opportunity.org), a global non-profit microfinance organization providing access to savings accounts, small business loans, training and insurance products to two million people working their way out of poverty, today announced a $2.5 million grant from the John Deere Foundation, the primary philanthropic arm of Deere & Company MarketWire

Medical Electronics Market to Reach $156 Billion in 2011
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of Databeans's new report "2011 Medical Semiconductors," to their collection of Medical Devices market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?ProductID=6428689 MarketWire

Sage Adds Online Payment Processing Connected Service to ERP
Sage North America announced today the availability of Sage Payment Processing Powered by Sage Exchange, a new connected service that provides a secure, Payment Card Industry (PCI) certified, payments platform, now integrated with Sage ERP Accpac MarketWire

ElitePennyStock.com Morning Alerts: SPOW, Intel, Sprint, Level 3 Communications, General Electric, Eastman Kodak and JP Morgan
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

EastwindResearch.com Morning Alerts: SPOW, Sirius, Dell, Microsoft, Citigroup, Pfizer, Micron Technology, Bank of America, Ford
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

Minority Business Success Essential to American Affluence and Competitiveness, but U.S. Is Woefully Unprepared for Major Demographic Shift, According to Boston Consulting Group Expert
Minorities will become the majority of the U.S. population by 2045. When they do, they will also become the majority of America's workforce, supply chains, and entrepreneurial economy. Their success in creating wealth will determine the fortunes of the nation and everyone within it. MarketWire

TheraBiogen, Inc. Announces Agreement for International Distribution Representation.
TheraBiogen, Inc. (OTCBB: TRAB) today announced an agreement for sales representation and distribution of its Thera Max™ homeopathic nasal sprays for aiding in relief of allergies, cold and flu symptoms and migraine headaches for Latin America, the Caribbean and specific European countries. MarketWire

YachtComputing Named a Preferred Partner by Kerio Technologies
Kerio Technologies, Inc. today announced that YachtComputing, a leading provider of secure Internet and onboard networking solutions to super and mega Yachts, has attained Kerio Preferred Partner status MarketWire

MagneGas Announces New Sewage Refinery Complete, Undergoing Municipal Testing
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Ramtron Samples 64-Kilobit Serial F-RAM Memory
Ramtron International Corporation (NASDAQ: RMTR), a leading developer and supplier of ferroelectric-based low-power memory and integrated semiconductor products, today announced broad sampling of its newest ferroelectric random access memory (F-RAM) product built on the company's manufacturing line at IBM Corporation (NYSE: IBM) MarketWire

The Pasadena Chamber of Commerce Holds a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Hello! Home Care
The Pasadena Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony for Hello! Home Care on Thursday, July 7th at 4 pm at the offices of Hello! Home Care in Pasadena. The ceremony is open to the public and will be followed by an open house and reception until 7pm. MarketWire

Coastal Energy Announces Insider Transactions
Coastal Energy Company (the "Company" or "Coastal") (TSX-V: CEN) (AIM: CEO), an independent exploration and production company with assets in Thailand, announces that it was notified today of the following transactions in the Company's common shares: MarketWire

Computech Launches TrueViewPM, a Project Portfolio Dashboard That Increases Visibility of Key Project Management Activities & Improves Success Rates
To help organizations improve communications and increase visibility into large portfolios of projects, Computech, Inc. has launched TrueViewPM(SM), a cloud-based project portfolio dashboard that efficiently delivers results within months. TrueViewPM provides organizations with an easy-to-implement solution, which helps drive consistency in project management throughout the organization MarketWire

University General Health System, Inc. Appoints Donald W. Sapaugh as New President
University General Health System, Inc. ("University General") (OTCQB: UGHS) (PINKSHEETS: UGHS), a diversified, integrated multi-specialty health delivery system, today announced the appointment of Donald W. Sapaugh to serve as President of the Company, succeeding Dr. Hassan Chahadeh. Mr. Sapaugh was also appointed as a member of University General's board of directors effective June 28, 2011. Dr MarketWire

TECHmunch Food Blogger Conference Comes to Boston July 24th
TECHmunch -- the traveling food blogger conference produced by BakeSpace.com -- will make its Boston debut on Sunday, July 24th at Boston University (School of Hospitality Administration, 928 Commonwealth Ave.). MarketWire

UK Affluent Investors Are Strongly Self-Reliant
Phoenix Marketing International (PMI), one of the fastest growing marketing services firms, announced today some findings from its Global Wealth Monitor survey of affluent and high net worth wealth (HNW) owners in the United Kingdom MarketWire

LIME Selects EXA Powered Calix E7 for 12 Nation Mobile Backhaul Upgrade
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Global Handset Sales to Grow 7% Annually Through 2015
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of Pyramid Research's new report "Smartphone Operating Systems," to their collection of Wireless market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?ProductID=6429013 MarketWire

MegaChips Selects Arteris High-Speed Inter-Chip Communications IP
Arteris Inc., the inventor and leading supplier of network-on-chip (NoC) interconnect IP solutions, today announced that MegaChips Corporation of Osaka, Japan has selected Arteris' IP solutions for multiple semiconductor designs. MegaChips chose Arteris IP to support the high speed inter-chip communication requirements in next generation SoC products. MarketWire

AltiGen Appoints Channel Dynamics as the First UK Distributor of the iFusion(R) SmartStations
AltiGen Communications, Inc. (OTCQX: ATGN) (PINKSHEETS: ATGN), the leading provider of Unified Mobile Convergence solutions, has appointed Channel Dynamics as its first distributor of the iFusion SmartStations in the UK. MarketWire

Nexsan Demonstrates Energy Efficient Storage Systems to Power-Constrained Enterprises in Japan
Nexsan®, a leading independent provider of disk-based storage systems, today highlighted activities in Japan as part of its efforts to lower IT infrastructure energy consumption in light of recent power restrictions MarketWire

MOGO Media Announces New ePublishing Conference at Graph Expo Chicago
MOGO Media, the premier conference and training provider for creative professionals working with Adobe software, today announced the addition of the ePublishing Conference to its 2011 event schedule. Co-located with Graph Expo, this exclusive event takes place from September 13-14 in Chicago MarketWire

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corporation Announces Close to Seven Million Dollar Private Placement
Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (NASDAQ: CIDM), the global leader in the digital cinema industry, today announced that it has entered into a definitive securities purchase agreement with accredited investors, for the issuance and sale in a private placement transaction of 4,338,750 shares of Class A common stock at a purchase price of $1.60 per share MarketWire

Goldrich Starts Chandalar Gold Exploration Drilling
Goldrich Mining Company (OTCBB: GRMC) (the "Company") announces it has begun a diamond-core drilling program at its Chandalar gold property in Alaska. MarketWire

NewVantage Partners Announces "Big Data" Executive Breakfasts
NewVantage Partners, a boutique management consulting firm that serves as trusted advisors and senior consultants to a blue-chip roster of Fortune 1000 clients, today announced two upcoming executive thought-leadership roundtable breakfasts which mark the publication of a June 30, 2011 CIO Update article on the theme of big data by NewVantage founding partner Dr. Paul Barth. MarketWire

Com Net Selects Cyan for GigEPAC Project to Build Out High-Speed Network in Western Ohio
Cyan today announced that Com Net, a wholesale provider of operation support solutions to Video, Internet and Phone (VIP) service providers in western Ohio, has selected its Cyan Z-Series™ of packet-optical transport platforms and its Cyan CyMS™ multi-layer management system for its GigE Plus Availability Coalition (GigEPAC) high-capacity fiber network MarketWire

Cisco Connected Stadium Wi-Fi Delivers "Next Generation Mobility Experience" for Fans at Sports and Entertainment Venues
Furthering its leadership in networking and telecommunications, Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today introduced new solutions to help sports and entertainment venues and service providers enhance wireless bandwidth and performance in high-density areas while monetizing the delivery of personalized mobile experiences. MarketWire

Plantronics' Voyager PRO UC Wins Silver Award in Elite International Design Competition
Plantronics (NYSE: PLT) today announced that its Voyager® PRO UC Bluetooth® headset has been named a 2011 International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) winner by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA). This prestigious award celebrates design excellence in products, sustainability, interaction design, packaging, strategy, research and concepts MarketWire

Symantec Endpoint Protection 12 Provides Best Protection, Performance in Virtual Environments
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced the availability of Symantec Endpoint Protection 12 as well as results from independent tests demonstrating that the product outperforms the competition in both virtual and physical environments, providing unrivaled protection and blazingly fast performance MarketWire

HomePipe Launches Partner Program for Content Access and Sharing Solution
HomePipe Networks™, the leading innovator in digital content access and file sharing for the mobile community, today announced the HomePipe Partner Program for technology providers, independent software vendors (ISVs), hardware manufacturers and resellers interested in including content access and sharing into their products. MarketWire

Extra Space Storage(R) Announces Management Agreement for 19 Properties With W. P. Carey
Extra Space Storage Inc. (NYSE: EXR) today announced it has entered into an agreement with an affiliate of W. P. Carey & Co. LLC to assume management of 19 self-storage assets recently purchased by CPA®:17 - Global, one of W. P. Carey's publicly held non-traded REIT affiliates MarketWire

tastytrade Financial Network Secures $20M in Initial Funding
tastytrade, one of the fastest growing financial media companies, has closed $20M in initial funding, says Tom Sosnoff, tastytrade CEO. tastytrade offers commercial-free original content supporting a revenue sharing model that is based on brokerage and technology partnerships, not ad revenue. MarketWire

Sage Launches New Estimating Solution to Help Contractors Win More Jobs and Maximize Profit
Sage North America, a provider of business management software and services to more than three million small and midsized businesses in Canada and the United States, today announced a new Microsoft® SQL Server®-based version of its market-leading Sage Timberline Estimating with enhanced productivity features, making it faster and easier to create and manage estimates MarketWire

First-of-Its-Kind Security Risk Assessment Tool Helps Physicians Qualify for EHR Incentives
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today introduced the Allscripts Privacy & Security Risk Assessment powered by Symantec™ MarketWire

StillSecure Releases New PCI Compliance Cost Calculator for Level 1-4 Retailers
StillSecure®, a managed network security solutions and certified compliance company, today introduced the StillSecure PCI Calculator, a free online tool designed to help Level 1 though 4 retailers examine, and potentially significantly reduce, the costs and complexities associated with PCI compliance. The PCI Calculator is available immediately at StillSecure PCI Calculator. MarketWire

Image Space Media Debuts "Photostitial(TM)" Ad Unit Offering New Monetization Opportunities for Publishers
Image Space Media, the recognized leader in In-Image advertising, today launched the 'Photostitial™' ad unit. The 'Photostitial™' combines the reach and impact of an interstitial with the content and contextual relevancy of an image. MarketWire

Senior Discount Website Targets Florida Market
Every day, Sciddy LLC adds senior discounts for regions throughout the U.S. Now, Sciddy is focusing its efforts on expanding an already 2,000-plus-business database for the Florida market, specifically calling businesses in the Jacksonville, Tampa and Fort Myers regions with a goal to find at least 700 new discounts. MarketWire

Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure 3.3 Now Available
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Oracle Unveils Oracle Virtual Desktop Client App for iPad
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Survey by Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate and Meredith Corporation Reveals That 1 in 5 Homeowners Have Moved or Would Like to Because Their Community Doesn't Fit Their Lifestyle
One in five U.S. homeowners have either moved from their home or would like to move because their neighborhood or community wasn't ideal for their lifestyle, according to a recent survey by Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC in collaboration with leading media and marketing company Meredith Corporation. MarketWire

Coaching Moves to Self-Regulate
In view of the tremendous growth experienced over the past decade in the coaching and mentoring industry, professional bodies have increasingly recognized the need to lay the ground rules, establish markers of good practice, and move to self-regulate. MarketWire

Silicon Image Improves Operational Efficiencies Using Oracle
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Oracle Named a Leader in Business Process Management in IDC's MarketScape for Business Process Platforms Report
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

MedNet International Lowers Development Costs and Improves Customer Experience With Oracle WebLogic Server 11g
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Blue Coat Examines Malware Ecosystems in 2011 Mid-Year Web Security Report
Blue Coat Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: BCSI), a leading provider of Web security and WAN optimization solutions, today released its 2011 Mid-Year Web Security Report, which examines Web-based malware ecosystems, including the 10 largest malware delivery networks MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Xata Corporation for Its Fleet Management Product That Offers Unparalleled Price-Performance Value to Customers
Based on its recent analysis of the commercial vehicle fleet management market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Xata Corporation with the 2010 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Price Performance Value Leadership of the Year for its fleet management product Xata Turnpike. MarketWire

Winner Affiliates Goes All-In with Winner Poker: Offers Players 250% up to $2000 Welcome Bonus!
Winner Affiliates continues to thrive and make extraordinary offers to its affiliates as well as to players at their flagships brands, Winner Casino and Winner Poker. Indeed, while many online poker rooms have suffered a blow since Black Friday, there's in fact been a surge of activity at Winner Poker! MarketWire

Renowned Cloud Computing and IT Services Analyst Robert McNeill Joins HfS Research to Lead Cloud Business Services Research
HfS Research (http://www.HfSResearch.com), the leading research analyst firm covering global outsourcing and business services strategies, today announced the appointment of Robert McNeill as Research Vice President for its new Cloud Business Services research practice MarketWire

W. P. Carey Announces $86 Million Acquisition of 24 Property Self Storage Portfolio
Investment firm W. P. Carey & Co. LLC (NYSE: WPC) announced today that CPA®:17 - Global, one of its publicly held non-traded REIT affiliates, has acquired a 24 property portfolio of self storage facilities from A-American Self Storage. The properties comprise a total of 1.6 million square feet and are located in California, Illinois and Hawaii MarketWire

Xfire Announces New Free2Play Games Are Outpacing Legendary Titles
Xfire (http://www.xfire.com), the world's leading social gaming service for PC gamers, announced today that the monolithic World of Warcraft is officially dethroned as the #1 game on its popular game-tracking service; the new most-played title is Los Angeles-based Riot Game's League of Legends MarketWire

MomentumHunter.com Morning Alerts: SPOW, Greenwood Gold Resources, Xinde Technology, Jammin Java, Fibrocell Science, Sino Forest, WaMu, Global Earth Energy and Portage Resource
MomentumHunter.com is a premier source for microcap research - providing a wide range of due diligence and investment insight on stocks all over the market. MomentumHunter.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

KnockOutPennyStocks.com Morning Alerts: SPOW, Smoke Free Inotech, China American Holdings, ATWEC Tech, Infinix, Freestone Resources and Healthnostics
KnockOutPennyStocks.com is a premier source for microcap research - providing a wide range of due diligence and investment insight on stocks all over the market. KnockOutPennyStocks.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

SouthGobi Receives Mining License for Soumber Deposit
SouthGobi Resources Ltd. (TSX: SGQ)(SEHK: 1878) announced today that the Mineral Resource Authority of Mongolia (MRAM) has issued mining license MV-016869 to its wholly-owned Mongolian operating subsidiary SouthGobi Sands LLC. The new license pertains to the resource previously disclosed by the Company under NI 43-101 standards as the Soumber Deposit. MarketWire

American Petro-Hunter Commences Natural Gas Sales and Forecasts 155 BOE for July
American Petro-Hunter, Inc. (OTCBB: AAPH) ("American Petro-Hunter" or the "Company") is very pleased to announce that as of July 5th, the Company began selling natural gas into the pipeline at the North Oklahoma Project. The commencement of gas sales marks the first gas production from the project and confirms the Company as an oil and gas producer. MarketWire

Precision Dynamics Corp. and The St. John Companies' RFID Wristband Intellectual Property Confirmed by U.S. Patent Office
Precision Dynamics Corporation and The St. John Companies ("PDC - St. John"), which recently merged to form the leader in patient safety identification technology, announced today that it has received a Notice of Intent to Issue Ex Parte Re-examination Certificate in U.S. Patent No. 5,973,600 MarketWire

Prospect Capital Closes $105 Million in New Originations; Including $75 Million Senior Secured Debt Investment in a Leading Specialty Media Buying Business
Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEC) ("Prospect") announced today that Prospect has made a senior secured debt investment of $75 million in a market-leading specialty media buying business (the "Company") on June 30, 2011. MarketWire

Callidus Software Acquires iCentera
Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD), the leader in Sales Performance Management (SPM), announced today it has acquired the leading provider of on-demand portal software for sales enablement, iCentera. MarketWire

Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide Hires Two and Promotes Six at Ogilvy Healthworld in New York
Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide (www.ogilvychww.com), representing the largest assembly of creative talent in the world of healthcare communications, today announced two new hires and six promotions at their Ogilvy Healthworld office in New York, NY. MarketWire

San Diego State University Chooses the iclicker2 Classroom Response System to Improve Student Engagement and Learning
After eight years of supporting a standard classroom response system, San Diego State University's (SDSU) taskforce has chosen a new campus standard -- iclicker2. Starting in fall 2011, the University's faculty and students will use iclicker's newly enhanced iclicker2 system to increase interactivity and advance learning. MarketWire

Introducing Elk Creek Partners; Established Team Forms Independent Firm, Providing Institutional Investors Access to Small, SMID and MID Cap Growth Investment Management
Elk Creek Partners today announced the launch of its investment management firm. The established investment team, headquartered in Denver, Colorado, brings a wealth of collective experience and is institutionally focused, offering Small, SMID and Mid Cap growth equity management for pensions, endowments, state, local, and corporate plans. MarketWire

ET Water Celebrates Smart Irrigation Month With the Launch of the GNOME Smart Irrigation Calculator
ET Water Systems, the leader in smart irrigation control and water management solutions, today announced the nationwide launch of GNOME™ by ET Water. GNOME is a free Web-based water calculator that provides customized irrigation schedules to homeowners based on their local weather conditions and landscape profile MarketWire

M86 Security Director of Federal Operations Jim Beaupre to Lead Industry Advisory Council (IAC)
M86 Security, the global expert in real-time Web and email threat protection, today announced that Jim Beaupre, director of federal operations, will next month begin his tenure as chairman of the Industry Advisory Council (IAC), part of the ACT-IAC public-private partnership dedicated to improving government through the application of information technology MarketWire

Top 10 Metals & Minerals Industry Projects in Canada Total $57.3 Billion, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The Top 10 Metals & Minerals Industry projects in Canada are dominated by large-scale oil sands and metal mining projects. What was once considered a large project is being dwarfed by today's mega-projects. Projects exceeding $1 billion are no longer rare, but commonplace MarketWire

Atempo Empowers Enterprises With Unified Data Protection Across Any Location, Server and Endpoint Device With New Offering
Atempo, a leading provider of cross-platform data protection and archiving solutions, today introduced Atempo Live Navigator, a standalone, near-continuous data protection solution with advanced source-based block level deduplication MarketWire

National Academy of Sports Medicine and California University of Pennsylvania Announce Summer 2011 Pursuit of Excellence Recipients
The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), a health and fitness education authority and sports performance solutions provider, and the California University of Pennsylvania (CalU) announced today that Dan Cordell and Shermin Patel have been awarded the Summer 2011 Pursuit of Excellence. MarketWire

U.S. Northeast Gears Up for $3.2 Billion in Third-Quarter Projects Starts, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The U.S. Northeast market region, consisting of the states of New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, is set to begin more than $3.2 billion in major industrial projects during the third quarter of this year. Pennsylvania, with $1 MarketWire

Dealised Raises US$5.3 Million in Series A Funding Led by SingTel Innov8
Dealised, an innovator in group-buying solutions, has announced $5.35 million in Series A funding to accelerate the global roll-out of its combined marketing solution and technology platform. Led by SingTel Innov8, the SingTel Group's corporate venture capital fund, Series A also included Yuuwa Capital LP, an Australian-based venture capital firm MarketWire

Reflect Scientific, Inc. Names Mr. William Moon as VP of Engineering
Reflect Scientific, Inc. (OTCBB: RSCF), a provider of diverse products and services for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and transportation industries announced that Mr. William Moon has been promoted to the position of Vice President of Engineering. MarketWire

ParkingSOFT LLC Selects Coraid EtherDrive(R) Storage
Coraid® Inc., a leading developer of Ethernet SAN solutions with more than 1,400 customers worldwide, today announced that ParkingSOFT, the innovative leader in parking products and applications, has selected Coraid EtherDrive Ethernet SAN storage for their virtualization project MarketWire

eQuest and OptiJob Form Exclusive Partnership to Provide Companies Optimal Social and Mobile Media Recruitment Networking Reach
eQuest and OptiJob today announced an exclusive partnership where they will provide companies higher visibility in the social and mobile media space to better reach prospective candidates. MarketWire

Radient Pharmaceuticals Appoints Dilek Mir as Director of Business Development and Investor Relations
Radient Pharmaceuticals Corporation "the Company" or "RPC" (OTCQX: RXPC), a developer and marketer of In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) cancer tests, today announced it has appointed Dilek Mir as Director of Business Development and Investor Relations. Ms. Mir brings to RPC extensive industry knowledge in both investor relations and medical diagnostics. In this position Ms MarketWire

Marlin & Associates Opens Hong Kong Office and Names Industry Veteran Robert Agnew to Lead Asian Team
Marlin & Associates ("M&A"), the boutique investment banking and strategic advisory firm, today announced that the firm has opened a Hong Kong office to complement the firm's New York, NY; Washington, DC; and Toronto, Canada offices MarketWire

Resource Capital Research -- June Quarter 2011: Global Uranium Companies
Key Points Uranium Market: The uranium spot price is US$54.25/lb (27 June), 25% below its mid March, pre Japan crisis level of US$67.75/lb, which was also a 12 month high. The spot market is expected to trade in the range of US$50-$60/lb, with potential for further downward pressure in coming months MarketWire

Co-Founder/CTO of Project Management Software, Project Insight, Becomes Oldest American Male to Qualify for U.S. Olympic Trials
Project Insight, online project management software provider, announces that its co-founder and CTO, Steve West, recently broke the record for being the oldest American male to qualify for the Olympic Swimming Trials at age 39. MarketWire

Lattice Semiconductor Schedules Q2 2011 Conference Call
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) today announced that it will hold a conference call on July 21, 2011 to discuss the Company's financial results for the second quarter 2011 and business outlook for the third quarter 2011. MarketWire

OCI Awarded US$ 450 Million in Saudi Arabia
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poLight Raises USD 18.5 Million in Round B Funding
poLight AS, the world leader in reflowable autofocus actuated lenses for camera phones, announced today the successful closing of its Series B financing round, raising NOK100 million (USD 18.5 million). Investinor, based in Trondheim, Norway, led the round with the participation of existing shareholders Viking Venture III AS, Alliance Venture Polaris AS and SINTEF Venture III AS. MarketWire

Tech Soft 3D Introduces HOOPS Publish
Tech Soft 3D, the leading provider of component technologies to the engineering software industry, today announced the extension of its flagship HOOPS Product Suite with the release of a new component toolkit, HOOPS Publish™. HOOPS Publish is a unique SDK that application developers can incorporate into their 3D software to easily provide rich 3D PDF publishing capabilities MarketWire

Exinda Takes WAN Optimization to the Next Level with its ExOS 6.1 Operating System
Exinda, a global provider of WAN optimization and application performance management solutions featuring Unified Performance Management, today announced the commercial launch of ExOS 6.1, the latest generation ExOS operating system for its complete family of Wide Area Network (WAN) Optimization appliances. The ExOS 6 MarketWire

Actify Announces Intent to Acquire 3DOne GmbH
Actify Inc., a global leader in visual product knowledge solutions, today announced its intent to acquire the Actify-related business of 3DOne Software GmbH, a longtime Actify Reseller in Germany. Based in Munich, 3DOne has been a successful partner in the region and will be a valuable addition to Actify Europe GmbH. MarketWire

Clubpennystocks Daily Investing Alert Watchlist: Bank Of America Corp, Portage Resources (POTG), Sirius XM Radio Inc, Apple Inc, JP Morgan Chase Corp, Zynga, and LEXG
www.clubpennystocks.com a leader in value investing alerts, offers its high quality micro cap stocks alert newsletter to individual investors. Clubpennystocks provides its subscribers with timely information and exclusive alerts on cheap and under-valued stocks with the potential to deliver gains of 100% - 200% or more. We have the top alerts in the industry MarketWire

Arieff Communications (AC) Is Named PR Agency on Record for Closet Factory and Les Mills, Further Expanding Its Consumer Lifestyle Department
Arieff Communications (AC) announced today that it has been selected as the PR Agency of Record for Les Mills and Closet Factory. AC was chosen for its deep knowledge of and participation in the consumer lifestyle space, placing it in the best position to create greater awareness of their services. MarketWire

Aristocrat Motors & Mercedes-Benz of Kansas City Announce a New Social Networking Plan: Facebook Contest, Twitter & Blogs
Aristocrat Motors and Mercedes-Benz of Kansas City announced plans to release a new social networking campaign with Jennings Social Media Marketing to increase its Facebook, Twitter, blogs and promotional initiatives online. MarketWire

Acer's Consumer Desktop Models and Touch Screen Display Sport Savvy New Aesthetics and Smart Ergonomics
Acer, the number two provider of computing products in Canada(1), has unveiled its new M3 and X1 Series desktops and T231H 23-inch multi-touch display that offer more power, practical features and attractive new aesthetics designed to make a versatile addition to a home office, bedroom or dorm MarketWire

Zamage Digital Art Imaging, Inc. (ZMGD) 2.2 Billion Share Buyback From Majority Shareholder
Zamage Digital Art Imaging, Inc. (PINK SHEETS: ZMGD) (www.zamagedigitalcorp.com) management announces steps to reduce the number of outstanding shares by 2.2 billion shares. MarketWire

China Metro-Rural Holdings Limited States That Its Policy Is Not to Comment on Unusual Market Activity
China Metro-Rural Holdings Limited (NYSE Amex: CNR) (the "Company" or "CNR") states that its policy is not to comment on unusual market activity. In view of the unusual market activity in the ordinary shares of the Company, the NYSE Amex has contacted the Company in accordance with its usual practice; the Company stated that it is our company policy not to comment on unusual market activity. MarketWire

BONTERRA ANNOUNCES PROPOSED BROKERED AND NON-BROKERED PRIVATE PLACEMENT
BonTerra Resources Inc. /BONTERRA ANNOUNCES PROPOSED BROKERED AND NON-BROKERED PRIVATE PLACEMENT. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Net Asset Value as of June 30, 2011
Private Equity Holding AG /Net Asset Value as of June 30, 2011. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

ENR Russia Invest SA announces updated Investment Guidelines
ENR Russia Invest SA /ENR Russia Invest SA announces updated Investment Guidelines. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Biolin Scientific acquires Sophion Bioscience
This information is disclosed in accordance with the Securities Markets Act, the Financial Instruments Trading Act or demands made in the exchange rules. GlobeNewswire

Extraordinary General Meeting of Northland Resources S.A. (the "Company") held on July 6, 2011
Report on Voting Results GlobeNewswire

Edvantage group Highlights New Focus on Web Services - Integrating Learning Gateway (LMS)
Oslo, 6 July 2011- Edvantage group, Europe's leading e-learning company, announces improvements in Web Services for Learning Gateway, the Software-as-a -Service (SaaS) Learning Management System GlobeNewswire

Euro Asia Receives Broad Interest for Agricultural Center
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Wizcom Launches Multilingual Online Store
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Pöyry awarded railway site supervision contract in Algeria
PÖYRY PLC          Press release 6 July 2011 at 2.00 p.m. GlobeNewswire

Pampalo Q2/2011 production statistics and progress report
The press release including tables can be downloaded from the following link: Press release (PDF) GlobeNewswire

Eltek secures NOK 1.3 billion refinancing plan
(Drammen 6 July 2011) Eltek has received and accepted a committed facility offer and term sheet from Nordea for a refinancing of the Group's bank debt. The new facilities amount to NOK 1.3 billion, including a NOK 800 million five-year reducing revolving facility, a NOK 400 million two-year revolving overdraft facility, and a NOK 100 million committed guarantee line GlobeNewswire

Aker Solutions selected by Marine Well Containment Company to provide subsea equipment for expanded containment system
6 July 2011 - Aker Solutions announced today that it has been selected for the design, procurement, and fabrication of the subsea containment and diverter assembly for the expanded containment system being developed by Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC). Contract value is undisclosed. GlobeNewswire

Wärtsilä's Interim Report January-June 2011 to be published 20 July 2011 at 8.30 a.m. local time
Wärtsilä Corporation Financial Calendar 6 July 2011 at 10 a.m. EET GlobeNewswire

Outokumpu - publishing of the second-quarter 2011 financial results
STOCK EXCHANGE ANNOUNCEMENT 6 July 2011 at 10.30 am EET The Outokumpu Group will publish its second-quarter 2011 financial results on Wednesday, 20 July at 9.00 am EET. GlobeNewswire

Simba Energy Inc, Finalizing Onshore Liberian PSC Application
Simba Energy Inc. /Simba Energy Inc, Finalizing Onshore Liberian PSC Application. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Ratos receives SEK 290m in dividend from Inwido
Ratos's subsidiary Inwido distributes a dividend totalling SEK 301m of which Ratos receives SEK 290m. The dividend has been enabled by the company's favourable development in recent years. GlobeNewswire

Transmode invitation to Interim Report presentation on 20th July
Stockholm, Sweden - 16 July 2011 GlobeNewswire

Imtech helps solve water problems in South Africa
Gouda, the Netherlands - Imtech (technical services provider in Europe and in the global marine market) announces that in the context of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policy, it has succeeded in substantially improving water supplies in the Gert Sibande District Municipality (formerly Transvaal) in South Africa GlobeNewswire

Victory Gold (CNSX:VGO) Begins Trading on the CNSX - Video Summary of Company Posted on www.investmentpitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, July 6, 2011 - Victory Gold Mines (CNSX:VGO) is one of the latest new listings on the Canadian National Stock Exchange, better known as the CNSX. GlobeNewswire

Pele Mountain (TSXV:GEM) Announces Preliminary Economic Assessment for Eco Ridge Mine Rare Earths and Uranium Project with $1.31-Billion Pre-Tax Cash Flow
Vancouver, British Columbia, July 6, 2011 - Pele Mountain Resources Inc. (TSXV:GEM) (OTCQX: GOLDF) has achieved a major milestone with today's announcement of a very positive NI 43-101 Preliminary Economic Assessment on the company's Eco Ridge Mine Rare Earths and  Uranium Project, located in Elliot Lake, Ontario. GlobeNewswire

Jay Taylor Interviews Brian J Maher, President & CEO of Prodigy Gold (TSXV:PDG) in the latest "Face the Analyst" Video Series - Video Posted on www.InvestmentPitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, July 6, 2011 - Jay Taylor, Editor of J. Taylor's Gold, Energy & Tech Stocks Report, and Publisher at www.jaytaylormedia.com, interviews Brian J Maher, President & CEO of Prodigy Gold (TSXV:PDG). GlobeNewswire

AkzoNobel planning world class UK manufacturing plant
July 6, 2011 GlobeNewswire

Applied Materials Introduces Innovations for Building Faster DRAM Chips
Increasing DRAM speed to match microprocessor performance is a key challenge in 20nm era New transistor fabrication technologies help overcome "memory wall" to speed data access SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 6, 2011 - Applied Materials, Inc. today announced a trio of new systems designed to boost performance in the next generations of DRAM chips GlobeNewswire

Metso to supply off-machine coater main parts for Ilim Group's Koryazhma Branch mill in Russia
Metso Corporation's press release on July 6, 2011 at 2:30 p.m. local time GlobeNewswire

Northland Signs Agreement with FineWeld for Process Water Systems
Luxembourg, July 6, 2011: Northland Resources S.A. (TSX: NAU, OSE: NAUR, Frankfurt: NPK - "Northland" or "the Company") is pleased to announce an agreement with FineWeld Group ("FineWeld") for the supply of water systems from the Muonio River to the Kaunisvaara process plant and to associated project sites. GlobeNewswire

Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. Announces Direct Equity Placement
HAMILTON, BERMUDA--(Marketwire - July 5, 2011) - Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. (Teekay Offshore or the Partnership) (NYSE: TOO) announced today that it has agreed to sell approximately 0.7 million common units to an institutional investor for net proceeds, including its general partner's proportionate capital contribution, of approximately $20 million GlobeNewswire

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