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Oil companies to determine fuel price, based on cost of import, says Mukherjee
In reaction to the recent rollback in fuel prices by state-run oil companies, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said that the petroleum companies determine the fuel prices depending on the cost of import and refining. ANI

BlackBerry unveils BBM music service, two upgraded smartphones
BlackBerry manufacturer Research in Motion has announced the launch of BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) music service and two new smart phone handsets. ANI

Japan's Riken-Fujitsu supercomputer remains global No. 1
A supercomputer developed by Riken, a Japanese government-backed major research institute, has retained its No. One ranking as the world's fastest in computing speed, a twice-yearly ranking by the U.S.-European TOP500 project has revealed. ANI

Fuel prices can further be reduced if crude oil prices fall: R P N Singh
A day after oil making companies slashed petrol prices by 3.2 percent or Rs. 1.85 per litre across the country, Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas RPN Singh has said that a further rollback of fuel prices is possible. ANI

Golden Touch Resources (TSXV:GOT) Starts Initial drill Program on Platinum Project in North Eastern Albania - Video Summary Posted on
Vancouver, British Columbia, November 16, 2011 - Golden Touch Resources (TSXV:GOT) has started the initial diamond drill program on its platinum project in North Eastern Albania. This is one of the company's three projects in Albania. The other two projects are the Rubic Gold project and the Kukes Cromite has produced a ""video news alert"" based on this news ACN Newswire

"K computer" No. 1 in Four Benchmarks at HPC Challenge Awards
RIKEN, the University of Tsukuba, and Fujitsu Limited today announced that they received top-ranking in all four benchmarks for the performance results of the "K computer"(1) at the 2011 HPC Challenge Awards(2) ACN Newswire

INC Research, SAS collaborate to improve clinical trials outcomes
Leading companies team up on solutions to boost productivity, reduce costsRALEIGH, N.C. , Nov. 16, 2011 - INC Research, a therapeutically focused clinical research organization (CRO) with a Trusted Process® for delivering reliable results, and SAS are working together to improve clinical development risk management and achieve targeted product profiles through analytics ACN Newswire

MHI-TES Develops Transmissive Platform Door System Offering Flexible Compatibility with 2-4 Door Train Cars
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Transportation Equipment Engineering & Service Co. Ltd (MHI-TES), a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI), has developed a "Transmissive Multi-door Compatible Platform Door" system, made of transparent material, capable of flexibly accommodating the operation of trains with varying numbers (2 to 4) of doors per car ACN Newswire

Lexus to Display GS Series and LFA Nurburgring Package at Tokyo Motor Show
Lexus will display the next-generation GS series - its premiere in Japan - and the LFA Nurburgring Package at the 42nd Tokyo Motor Show. The show is to be held from November 30 to December 11 at Tokyo Big Sight in Koto Ward, Tokyo ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Simplifies and Unifies Cloud Management with New ServerView Resource Orchestrator V3
Fujitsu today globally announced a new cutting-edge version of Fujitsu ServerView Resource Orchestrator - a powerful and proven cloud management approach that makes it easy to build, extend, and consolidate private cloud infrastructures ACN Newswire

Mazda's New SKYACTIV-G 1.3 Engine Wins 2012 RJC Technology of the Year
Mazda Motor Corporation today announced that its newly developed SKYACTIV-G 1.3 engine has been named the 2012 Automotive Researchers' and Journalists' Conference of Japan (RJC) Technology of the Year. The SKYACTIV-G 1.3 engine is available in the new Mazda Demio (known overseas as the Mazda2) in the Japanese market ACN Newswire

MHI Receives Order for Initial Planning of CO2 Recovery Facility for Technology Qualification Program of Norway's Gassnova
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI) has received an order from Gassnova SF, a Norwegian state enterprise handling carbon capture and storage (CCS), to undertake initial planning of the world's largest-class carbon dioxide (CO2) capture facility ACN Newswire

Toyota Holds 7th Toyota World Convention
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) held its Toyota World Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States from November 13 through November 15. Approximately 1,100 people attended the convention including representatives from around 300 dealers, manufacturing affiliates, and finance corporations in approximately 150 countries and regions around the world ACN Newswire

Whamcloud and Fujitsu to Collaborate on Lustre Development
Fujitsu, the global IT products and services company, and Whamcloud, a venture-backed company formed from a worldwide network of high-performance computing (HPC) storage industry veterans, announced today that both parties agreed to the principal terms of joint Lustre development ACN Newswire

Global Thought Leaders Converge at the Inaugural ASTD-STADA Asia-Pacific 2011 in Singapore to Advance Human Capital Development
As economies of the West struggle to recover from a global recession, Asia forges ahead with unprecedented economic growth and rates of change ACN Newswire

Digital Campaigns Shine at Festival of Media Asia 2011 Awards
The Festival of Media Asia, the acclaimed first festival of media creativity and innovation, today announced the winners of the annual awards. Held at a gala event at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Singapore last night, the awards were given across threetop categories and 12 open categories ACN Newswire

MTA HANOI Will Open Doors in March 2012
Building on the success of its previous editions in Ho Chi Minh City, and outcome of steady growth in the local manufacturing sector, MTA is ready to open doors to Hanoi in March 2012 ACN Newswire

Content & Carriage Revolutions at CASBAA 2011
Last week's CASBAA Convention 2011 closed with high optimism at a time of rapidly altering business models and quick time technological change for TV services across the Asia Pacific. "The new models provide huge opportunity," said Simon TwistonDavies, CEO, CASBAA, "while more than 420 million non-terrestrial TV connections are being logged across the region ACN Newswire

A*STAR Ups Collaborative R&D in Green Technologies to Spur the Growth of Eco-friendly Industries
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Calico Resources (TSXV:CKB) (OTCQX:CVXHF) Reports Intercept of 47 Metres of 8.75 Grams Per Tonne Gold at Grassy Mountain, Oregon - Video Summary Posted on
Vancouver, British Columbia, November 15, 2011 - Calico Resources (TSXV:CKB) (OTCQX:CVXHF) reported an intercept of 47 metres of 8.75 grams per tonne gold at Grassy Mountain, Oregon. An intercept from a second hole showed 65 metres of 4.98 grams per tonne has produced a ""video news alert"" based on this news. If this link is not enabled, please visit www.InvestmentPitch ACN Newswire

Delphi Automotive Prices Initial Public Offering
Delphi announced today the pricing of its initial public offering of 24,078,827 shares at $22.00 per share. All of the shares will be sold by Delphi's existing equity owners, whose membership interests in Delphi Automotive LLP will be exchanged for shares of Delphi Automotive PLC immediately prior to the completion of the offering MarketWire

STATS ChipPAC Completes Expansion of 300mm Wafer Bump and WLCSP Operation in Taiwan
STATS ChipPAC Ltd. ("STATS ChipPAC" or the "Company") (SGX-ST: STATSChP), a leading semiconductor test and advanced packaging service provider, today announced that it has completed the expansion of its 300mm wafer bump and Wafer Level Chip Scale Packaging (WLCSP) operation in Taiwan MarketWire

Webstigma Proudly Announces Launch of New Costume Store Online --
The demand for adorning cosplay costumes during parties and special events has increased significantly, thus bringing to light the limitation of online stores specializing in cosplay costumes, costume accessories and party supplies. Webstigma, based in the United States, launches Costumezilla (www.costumezilla MarketWire

Helix BioPharma Corp. Announces Appointment of Special Committee
Helix BioPharma Corp. (TSX: HBP) (NYSE Amex: HBP) (FRANKFURT: HBP) ("HBP" or "the Company") announces that its Board of Directors (the "Board") appointed a special committee of independent directors (the "Special Committee") to advise the Board with respect to the Company's annual general meeting of shareholders to be held on January 30, 2012 (the "Meeting") MarketWire

Net Optics VP of Technology to Discuss Challenges of Cloud Deployment at CloudCon Summit 2011
Net Optics, Inc®., the leading provider of intelligent access and monitoring solutions, today announces that Sharon Besser, VP of Technology, will be addressing the audience at CloudCon Summit 2011 on the challenges faced by companies seeking to virtualize their networks. Besser will speak on November 17 at 11:35 a.m. at the Avenue Convention Center in Airport City, Israel. MarketWire

2011 Prism Award Finalists Are Announced
Finalists have been named in nine categories for the 2011 Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation, sponsored by SPIE and Photonics Media. MarketWire

IRSA Inversiones y Representaciones (NYSE: IRS) Affiliate Agrees to Purchase Investment in Supertel Hospitality
Supertel Hospitality, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPPR), a real estate investment trust (REIT) which owns 101 hotels in 23 states, today announced that it has entered into a purchase agreement for the issuance and sale of convertible preferred stock to Real Estate Strategies L.P MarketWire

A Fascinating Book for the Fans of Hollywood Celebrities and Movie Buffs
A unique book on top 55 Hollywood celebrities, Hollywood Celebrities: Basic Things You've Always Wanted to Know, Vol. 1, was recently released by author-caricaturist Sati Achath. This is a fascinating book because it consolidates the personal biographical details (such as age, education, family life, etc.) of these celebrities. The best part of the book, however, is the 'Factoids' section MarketWire

International Minerals Reports Results of Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders Held on November 11, 2011
International Minerals Corporation (TSX: IMZ) (SWISS: IMZ) (the "Company" or "IMZ") announces the results of the Company's Annual and Special meeting of Shareholders held on November 11, 2011 in Scottsdale, Arizona. MarketWire

KMA Global Solutions Announces RFID High Speed Encoding Capability
KMA Global Solutions International, Inc. (PINK SHEETS: KMAG) is pleased to announce its continued investment of Intellectual Property for new ventures. MarketWire

Bechtel Named a "Best Company to Work For" in Chile
Bechtel has been named one of the "35 Best Companies to Work For" in Chile by the Great Place to Work® Institute and Revista Capital magazine. This is the first year the company participated in the process to be considered for the list and is the only engineering and construction company to make the list MarketWire

Light Up Night(R) Celebrates 51 Years With Two-Day Celebration
The Duquesne Light Light Up Night® turns 51 this year, and what better way to celebrate than to have Fifth Avenue Place host family-friendly activities beginning Friday, Nov. 18 at 5 p.m. The fun includes the Highmark March featuring musical performances by area high school and college marching bands followed by the spectacular lighting of the Highmark Unity Tree. MarketWire Announces the Addition of BelleCore Body Buffer Tool, one of the most trusted online sources for high-performance luxury skin care and beauty essentials, has added the beauty tool brand BelleCore to its assortment of premium beauty products. MarketWire

Red Hawk Casino Continues to Show Increases in Third Quarter
Red Hawk Casino continued to see robust increases in both guest visitation and casino revenue in the third quarter of 2011. Red Hawk General Manager Tracy Mimno explained, "We continue to see strong increases in both guest visits and casino revenue across all customer segments MarketWire

Equity Solar Demonstrates Substantial Performance Gains From Patented Solar PV Technology
Equity Solar, Inc., a company specifically established to commercialize a leading-edge solar photovoltaic (PV) technology, today announced that it has demonstrated a significant increase in cell efficiency using its patented room-temperature wet chemical growth (RTWCG) process for creating silicon oxide coatings on solar cells. MarketWire

Bayer CropScience Names Dannenberg as Vice President of Commercial Operations for Crop Protection Business in United States
Bayer CropScience announced today that Inci Dannenberg has been named as Vice President of Commercial Operations for Crop Protection for the United States effective December 1. Dannenberg succeeds Jim Delong, current head of Commercial Operations who will retire from Bayer CropScience at the end of the year. MarketWire Announces the Addition of Bioelements Skin Care, the nation's leading e-commerce specialty retailer providing scientifically sound solutions for healing and maintaining healthy skin, has added the skin care brand Bioelements to its assortment of premium products. MarketWire

AMCOL International Announces Quarterly Dividend and Adopts Majority-Voting Standard for Election of Directors
The Board of Directors of AMCOL International Corporation (NYSE: ACO) has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.18 a share for the fourth quarter of 2011. The fourth quarter dividend is payable on January, 12, 2012 to shareholders of record as of December 8, 2011. MarketWire

First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. Declares Fourth Quarter Dividend of $0.01 per Share
First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. (the "Company" or "First Midwest") (NASDAQ: FMBI), the holding company of First Midwest Bank, today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a quarterly common stock dividend of $0.01 per share, payable Tuesday, January 17, 2012 to shareholders of record on Friday, December 16, 2011. MarketWire

AmeraMex International Reports Third Quarter Revenue Increased 45 Percent
AmeraMex International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AMMX), a provider of heavy equipment to infrastructure, shipping, construction and farming companies, today reported financial results for its third quarter, ended September 30, 2011. MarketWire

AltiGen Communications, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2011 Financial Results
AltiGen Communications, Inc. (OTCQX: ATGN) (PINKSHEETS: ATGN), the leading provider of integrated Microsoft-based Unified Communications solutions, announced today its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended September 30, 2011. MarketWire

REE International Welcomes Francisco Burgos as Chief Financial Officer
REE International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: REEI) (the "Company"), a U.S. based mineral exploration company focused on the exploration and production of rare earth elements, today announces the appointment of Francisco Burgos as CFO, effective immediately. Mr. Burgos joins with significant expertise in the rare earth industry. MarketWire

NewVantage Partners Events Focus on Business Impact of "Big Data"
NewVantage Partners, a boutique management consulting firm to Fortune 1000 clients, and early pioneers in the field of "big data," has announced plans for additional executive thought-leadership roundtables, and a series of discussions focused on "big data," in response to Fortune 1000 client interest. MarketWire

Golden Anvil Enters LOI With TSX Venture Company
Royal Mines and Minerals Corp. (OTCBB: RYMM) ("Royal Mines") is pleased to announce that Golden Anvil S.A. de C.V. ("Golden Anvil") has entered into a letter of intent ("LOI") with Gainey Capital Corp ("Gainey Capital"), a Toronto Stock Exchange Venture ("TSX-V") company. MarketWire

Sikich Named Technology Pacesetter for 2011 by Accounting Today
The editors of Accounting Today have named Sikich a 2011 Technology Pacesetter. MarketWire

Liberty All-Star(R) Growth Fund, Inc. October 2011 Monthly Update
Below is the October 2011 Monthly Update for theLiberty All-Star® Growth Fund, Inc. (NYSE: ASG) MarketWire

Liberty All-Star(R) Equity Fund October 2011 Monthly Update
Below is the October 2011 Monthly Update for theLiberty All-Star® Equity Fund. (NYSE: USA) MarketWire

ERHC Energy Announces Start of EEZ PSC Negotiations, Addition to Technical Team
ERHC Energy Inc. (OTCBB: ERHE), a publicly traded American company with oil and gas assets in Sub-Saharan Africa, today announced the commencement of formal Production Sharing Contract (PSC) negotiations with the National Petroleum Agency of São Tomé and Príncipe (ANP-STP). The Company also announced the addition of Peter Kinyua Thuo, PhD. to its technical team. MarketWire

HyperCloud Achieves Server Memory Speed Breakthrough at SC11
Netlist, Inc. (NASDAQ: NLST), a designer and manufacturer of high-performance memory subsystems, today is demonstrating its 288GB HyperCloud™ DRAM memory running at a breakthrough speed of 1333 MT/s (mega transfers per second) on an industry standard server MarketWire

Paragon Shipping Inc. Reports Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2011 Results
Paragon Shipping Inc. (NYSE: PRGN), or the Company, a global shipping transportation company specializing in drybulk cargoes, announced today its results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2011. MarketWire

Gentex Ranked Top Large Manufacturing Workplace in Michigan
Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ: GNTX), a high-tech manufacturer in West Michigan, was recently recognized by the Detroit Free Press as a "Top Workplace" in Michigan for 2011. In the large company category, Gentex was the highest-rated manufacturer and ranked 4th out of the Top 25 selected. MarketWire

Given Imaging Announces Results of Special Shareholders' Meeting
Given Imaging Ltd. (NASDAQ: GIVN) today announced the results of a special shareholders' meeting held yesterday in Yoqneam, Israel. At this special meeting, the shareholders approved a proposal to amend the existing Registration Rights Agreement between the Company and its affiliated shareholders and to extend such agreement until July 18, 2017 MarketWire

NetApp Announces Results for Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2012
NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today reported results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2012, which ended October 28, 2011. Revenues for the second quarter of fiscal year 2012 totaled $1.507 billion compared to revenues of $1.251 billion for the same period one year ago. MarketWire

JDSU Announces Results of 2011 Annual Meeting of Stockholders
JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) (TSX: JDU) today announced the results of its Annual Meeting of Stockholders held on November 16, 2011. Stockholders approved all proposals presented for their consideration. MarketWire

TRUMP HOTEL COLLECTION(TM) & St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(R) Continue Partnership With Thanks and Giving Holiday Campaign, Adds Donations Triggered by Social Media Check-Ins
Mindful of the true spirit of the season, TRUMP HOTEL COLLECTION™ today proudly announced that it is continuing its partnership with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, giving hotel guests the opportunity to support the organization's pioneering work in fighting pediatric cancer and other deadly diseases MarketWire

Anderson Circle Farms Sells for $25 Million in Schrader Auction
Anderson Circle Farms in Harrodsburg sold for $25 million Wednesday after a spirited contest between the ultimate buyer and various combinations of bidders seeking smaller parts of the 5,529-acre Mercer County estate. MarketWire

3Degrees Recognized With U.S. Department of Energy Green Power Leadership Award for Fifth Straight Year
At a ceremony today at the 2011 Renewable Energy Markets Conference, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) presented 3Degrees with the 2011 Green Power Leadership Award for Non-Utility Green Power Supplier of the Year. MarketWire

AgraQuest Hires Bruce Odens as Director of Key Accounts for NAFTA
AgraQuest, Inc. announced today that Bruce Odens has joined the company as Director of Key Accounts, NAFTA. In this newly created role, Odens will work with AgraQuest's distribution channel partners to develop strategies and tactics that support sales and marketing objectives to increase AgraQuest's North American market share. MarketWire

Craig Blum, Manager of the 5-Star TCW Select Equities Fund, to Discuss U.S. Equities on Conference Call
The TCW Group (TCW), an international asset-management firm, invites you to participate in a conference call on Thursday, November 17 with Craig Blum, portfolio manager of the Morningstar 5-star rated TCW Select Equities Fund (TGCEX/TGCNX). MarketWire

Mass Save(R) Helps Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Improve Energy Efficiency and Save Money Through Major System Upgrade
Mass Save®, an initiative sponsored by Massachusetts' gas and electric utilities and energy efficiency service providers, was an instrumental strategic partner in a multi-faceted project to upgrade and improve the air handling systems in the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center's (BIDMC) laboratories. MarketWire

First Thursdays Art Walk -- December 1, 2011, 6 to 9 pm
The annual collaboration between Laguna College of Art + Design and First Thursdays Art Walk member galleries culminates on December 1 from 6-9 pm when 14 Laguna Beach galleries, volunteering as mentors, will feature original works by Fine Arts seniors of Laguna College of Art + Design during the Art Walk MarketWire

Blockbuster(R) Kicks Off Holiday Season With Nationwide Open House Nov. 19-20, Featuring 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3' In-Store Tournament
Blockbuster L.L.C. is kicking off the holiday season with lower prices, more convenience and greater value than ever before through its Blockbuster Open House Weekend on Nov. 19-20. MarketWire

Biostem US Corporation President Announces Study Results on Stem Cell Hair Loss Treatment
Biostem US Corporation (OTCQB: BOSM) (PINKSHEETS: BOSM) (Biostem, the Company), a regenerative medicine company, announced completion of a two year study on treating Alopecia Areata, thought to be an autoimmune disease, which causes sudden hair loss. MarketWire

Trulia CEO Pete Flint Awarded Most Admired CEO
Pete Flint, CEO and co-founder of, a leading website for home buyers, sellers, renters, and real estate professionals, has been recognized as "Most Admired CEO" by The San Francisco Business Times in the category of "Rising Star." Flint received the award amongst 14 other Bay Area CEOs during a gala event held last night at San Francisco's Hilton Union Square. MarketWire

Shoshone Silver/Gold Announces Letter of Intent for Silver Strand Mine
Shoshone Silver/Gold Mining Company. (OTCQB: SHSH) (PINKSHEETS: SHSH) is pleased to announce the Company has entered into a Letter of Intent to acquire 100% ownership of the Silver Strand Mine located in Kootenai County, Idaho. The Letter of Intent was signed with the owner of the property, New Jersey Mining. MarketWire

Fund Architects Announces Envestnet Launch
Fund Architects LLC, a provider of dynamic asset allocation portfolios designed for a broad range of investors, today announced the firm will be launching six of its dynamic investment models on the Envestnet platform. MarketWire

Meijer Unveils Two Clarity Phones to Help Seniors Stay Connected
Clarity, a division of Plantronics (NYSE: PLT) and leading provider of communications solutions for seniors, announced today that supercenter chain Meijer will begin selling two of its amplified cordless phones, the Clarity D712 and Clarity D702 MarketWire

CallCopy One of the Best Places to Work for Fourth Consecutive Year
CallCopy, a leading provider of call recording and contact center solutions, today announced that it has been recognized as one of the "Best Places to Work" by Business First for the fourth year in a row. Winners were announced Thursday, November 10, 2011, and are based upon independent workplace satisfaction surveys. MarketWire

Ranpak Corp. Launches New, Interactive Website
Ranpak Corp., a leading manufacturer of in-the-box protective paper packaging systems, has launched its new website ( MarketWire

MEDIA ALERT: World-Renowned Facebook Marketer, Mari Smith, to Be Interviewed Online on the Award-Winning CredibilityLIVE on Thursday, November 17 at 5:00 pm EST --
WHO AND WHAT: Facebook expert, Mari Smith, will be the guest speaker on the next installation of award-winning FREE online interview series, CredibilityLIVE - "Facebook: The 5 Keys to Profitable Social Media Marketing" WHEN: Thursday, November 17 at 5:00 pm EST (LIVE!) WHERE: www.credibilitylive MarketWire

EON Reality Installs EON Icatcher HD Display at Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus
EON Reality, the world's leading interactive 3D software provider, completed the installation of an EON Icatcher HD display, a large-size 3D projection system, at the Technology Park at Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus, together with a 4-camera high-end tracking system and additional software licenses for interactive 3D application development. MarketWire

Bunchball Integrating Gamification Analytics Into Adobe Digital Marketing Suite
News Facts: At today's Enterprise 2.0 conference, Bunchball, the leader in gamification, announced that it has joined the Adobe Genesis partner ecosystem and is working with Adobe to bring gamification analytics into the Adobe Digital Marketing Suite MarketWire

ATWEC Technologies Achieves Compliance Standard
ATWEC Technologies, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ATWT), a US-based child safety company, today announced that it has achieved the "OTC Pink - Current Information" tier with the OTC Markets, thereby making adequate current information available to the public markets. MarketWire

Plug In Stereo Joins Atlantic Records
Atlantic Records has announced its signing of acclaimed singer/multi-instrumentalist Plug In Stereo. The 18-year-old artist -- known to friends and family as Trevor Dahl -- will release his label debut EP, entitled "THE PATIENCE EP," on January 3rd. MarketWire

Dynamic Ventures Reports 391% Increase in Service Revenues for 3rd Quarter
Dynamic Ventures Corp./Bundled Builder Solutions Inc. (OTCBB: DYNV) ($DYNV) ("DYNV" or the "Company") today announced that it has filed its 10Q for the third quarter of 2011, and highlights recent accomplishments. MarketWire

GenArts CEO Katherine Hays Wins Stevie(R) Award for Women in Business
Katherine Hays, CEO of leading visual effects software provider GenArts, Inc., won a prestigious Stevie Award for Women in Business for her work to democratize creativity by making high-quality visual effects tools more accessible MarketWire

Platinum Studios Secures an Additional $10 Million Financing Commitment
Platinum Studios, Inc. (OTCBB: PDOS), an entertainment company that controls an international library of more than 5,000 comic book characters which it adapts, produces and licenses for all forms of media, announced today that it has entered into an Investment Agreement for a $10,000,000 equity line facility ("ELF") with Dutchess Opportunity Fund II, LP. MarketWire

US Foods Activates Solar Panel System to Power Distribution Center in Phoenix
Continuing its long-held commitment to sustainability, US Foods today activated a 905 kilowatt, 3,934 photovoltaic solar panel system at its Phoenix division. The solar array is the company's third installation, including a panel in San Francisco and La Mirada, and one of the largest rooftop installations in Phoenix. It is expected to provide 15 percent of the division's power needs annually. MarketWire

Brighton Markets
In the news release issued earlier today by Brighton Markets, we are advised by the company that the headline should read "Europe Situation Forecasts Change - Report Highlights International, Ltd. and Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc." Additionally, the company name referenced throughout should be " International, Ltd." rather than "China Ritar Power Corp MarketWire

MAZDASPEED3 Named Best-in-Class in 2012 ALG Residual Value Awards
The 2012 MAZDASPEED3 was today named the vehicle that retains the highest residual value in its class, according to ALG, the industry benchmark for residual values and depreciation data MarketWire

ON24 Announces Webcasting for the Business User
ON24, Inc., the global leader in webcasting and virtual events, today announced a new webcasting solution, ON24 Webcast Elite, that combines the rich functionality of ON24 Webcasting Platform 10 with unprecedented ease of use -- making it possible for business users to produce their own fully branded, professional-quality webcasts and webinars. MarketWire

Dane-Elec Wins GSN's Best Data Security/Loss Management Solution Award
Dane-Elec, a global leader in consumer electronics, announced today it has received the award of Best Data Security/Loss Management Solution in the Government Security News (GSN) 2011 Homeland Security Awards for its my-Ditto network server. my-Ditto is a personal cloud server (NAS) for the connected user MarketWire

AmericInn Hotels Around the Country Sends Thousands of Care Boxes to Military Troops
In a Veterans Day salute to members of America's military serving overseas, AmericInn hotels around the country organized special community events last week, preparing and shipping several thousand care packages to troops deployed in Afghanistan, Iraq and other bases worldwide. MarketWire

ShopIgniter Social Commerce Solution Awarded Gold in 2011 Best in Biz Awards
ShopIgniter, a provider of innovative social commerce software, today announced that they were awarded "Gold" in the 2011 Best in Biz Awards, "Best Enterprise Service of the Year" category. Hundreds of entries were received from an impressive array of public and private companies in a variety of industries, sectors and regions MarketWire

Destroy Your File Server Video Contest
In light of the breaking news that file servers are now on their death beds, Egnyte, a leading provider of hybrid cloud file server solutions today announced a celebratory contest to commemorate them through the creation of videos documenting their death and demise. Contest entrants are eligible to win one of three high-end video graphics cards MarketWire

Attention Culinary Artists: You Could Create a Prize-Winning Potato Portrait
The age-old advice everyone has heard from moms about not playing with your food is about to take a virtual setback this Thanksgiving season. MarketWire

TCGRx Launches InspectRx Pouch Verification at ASCP Conference
TCGRx (TCG) announces the launch of the InspectRx pouch verification device and collation unit, which will be showcased at the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists Annual Meeting and Exhibition, November 16-18, in Phoenix, AZ. MarketWire

LA County Reveals Secondhand Smoke Dangers for Non-Smokers in Multi-Unit Housing
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health today unveiled the preliminary results of research showing residents of multi-unit housing may be exposed to dangerous levels of secondhand smoke in their homes, even if they are non-smokers. The research, performed by Stanford researcher Dr MarketWire

The PIMCO Foundation Announces 2011 Grant Recipients
The PIMCO Foundation, the charitable arm of the Newport Beach-based money management firm PIMCO, announced today that it has awarded nearly $1.1 million in 2011 grants to a variety of U.S. charities. MarketWire

Ablynx Provides Business Update for the First Nine Months 2011
* Seven products in clinical trials; four in Phase II and three in PhaseI * EUR84.6 million in cash, cash equivalents, restricted cash and shortterm investments * EUR16.6 million in revenues for the period January-September 2011 * Net cash burn for the third quarter at EUR8 MarketWire

Mafi Dresses Up Architecture Giant Gensler
Mafi's wood flooring has been selected to embellish the treasure trove of modern design that is Gensler's new downtown LA headquarters. MarketWire

The MIT Leaders for Global Operations Program Welcomes Three New Industry Partners
The MIT Leaders for Global Operations (MIT LGO) program has gotten a major boost to its roster of partner companies with the addition of three new firms -- Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), NIKE, Inc., and Verizon Wireless -- which will benefit from intensive hands-on research by MIT LGO students. MarketWire

Enterprise Solutions Realized Expands DHS Relationship With New BPA Award
Enterprise Solutions Realized (ESR), a provider of mission-critical IT solutions to the federal government, announced that it is part of a team awarded a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The multiple-award BPA supports the DHS Risk Management Framework (RMF) initiative, and was made through the GSA Alliant Small Business GWAC MarketWire

AutoInfo, Inc. Appoints Mike Williams as President
AutoInfo, Inc. (OTCBB: AUTO), a non-asset based transportation services company operating through its subsidiaries Sunteck Transport Group, Inc. and E-Transport Group, Inc., today announced the appointment of Michael P. Williams as its president. MarketWire

Donate Diapers and Change a Child's Life
Join Homeward Bound, Arizona's largest transitional housing provider serving homeless and domestic violence families as they embark upon the 13th Annual Baby Diaper Drive to collect diapers and baby wipes for Homeward Bound families. MarketWire

Kelly Services(R) Expands Into Latin America
Kelly Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA) (NASDAQ: KELYB) today announced the acquisition of Tradição Tecnologia e Serviços Ltda, a top national service provider in Brazil. This acquisition strengthens Kelly's presence in the Brazilian market, enabling the Company to address the increasingly complex talent needs of clients and multinational organizations with operations in Brazil. MarketWire

Visa Europe Invests in Beyond Analysis to Strengthen Data Analytics Capabilities
Visa Europe has today taken a minority stake in leading customer insight group, Beyond Analysis. The investment will strengthen Visa Europe's data analytics capabilities and forms part of its strategy to deliver increased value for consumers, retailers and banks through electronic payments. MarketWire Proclaims National Gratitude Week
Thankster, the first online thank you store, today announced that the company is seeking to establish the week of Thanksgiving as National Gratitude Week. Thankster executives are starting a petition, and the company is offering incentives (such as free cards for the week) and discounts that make it easy for everyone to thank the ones they love via its namesake service. MarketWire

RJK Construction Receives Fast Track to 50 Award
The Lake-Geauga Fast Track Fifty business recognition organization has named RJK Construction as one of its 2011 fastest growing emergent companies. Each November, the Fast Track Fifty organization chooses the 50 most rapidly growing businesses in the Ohio counties of Lake and Geauga to receive recognition MarketWire

Kaztec Engineering Ltd. Completes Campaign 2 of Addax Petroleum Contract, Mobilizes for Campaign 3
Kaztec Engineering Ltd. (, a leader in the fabrication of drilling and production platforms and other specialized structures for the oil and gas industry, today announced the completion of Campaign 2 of the Addax Petroleum Development (Nigeria) Limited contract, TB 1921. Kaztec, a subsidiary of the Chrome Group (www.thechromegroup MarketWire

Nonprofit Wish Upon a Teen Hosts "Teen Spa Day" for Eight Young Women Battling Cancer 11/21
Teen actress Raven Goodwin ("Ivy" on Disney's Good Luck Charlie) joins eight female teenagers battling cancer for pampering during a complimentary "Teen Spa Day," hosted by Wish Upon a Teen, a nonprofit organization devoted to making a difference in the lives of teens who are recovering from traumatic experiences, on Monday, November 21, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m MarketWire

Net Medical Xpress Announces Third Quarter Results; Company Calls Q4 Encouraging
New Mexico Software, Inc., d/b/a Net Medical Xpress (OTCBB: NMXC), a developer of medical IT solutions and services that enable improved and faster communication within the healthcare community, announced today the company's third quarter financial results. MarketWire

Cities Stepping Up to Help Reduce 10 Trillion Gallons Worth of Polluted Water Dumped Into U.S. Waterways Each Year
Cities of all sizes are tackling their water pollution problems, such as stormwater runoff and sewage overflow, by employing green infrastructure and design -- and they will save money as a result, according to a peer-reviewed report released today by the Natural Resources Defense Council MarketWire

Extra Holidays by Wyndham Facebook Contest: The Curse of the Tiny Hotel Room Opens Up Voting for Fans to Select Winner
The Extra Holidays by Wyndham's Facebook Contest: The Curse of the Tiny Hotel Room is open Nov. 15-20, 2011, for fans to vote on the finalists and select the story they believe represents the funniest Curse of the Tiny Hotel Room experience. The story with the most votes will receive a five night stay in a spacious 2-bedroom suite offered by Extra Holidays by Wyndham. MarketWire

Zappos Founder Launches Latest Venture: RNKD, a Universal Loyalty Program for Clothes and Accessories
Core News Facts: RNKD, launching in beta today, is an online platform and mobile app designed to reward you for sharing what's in your closet. With RNKD, you can get the perks you deserve based on your existing closet and earn rewards for future purchases MarketWire

Continuum Discusses Medical Product Design for the Aging at the Gerontological Society of America's Annual Meeting
WHAT: Continuum Vice President of Program Development Ed Milano will present on "Medical Product Design for a New Age" at the "Aging Means Business" portion of the Gerontological Society of America's 64th Annual Scientific Meeting MarketWire

CafeMom Announces Founding Corporate Sponsors for Mamás Latinas, Its New Bilingual Online Destination for Hispanic Moms
Today, CafeMom announced the launch partners for Mamás Latinas (, its web destination catering to Hispanic moms which will launch in January, 2012. Moms can now pre-register at and view a series of "Soy Mamá Latina" videos featuring Latina moms sharing their unique stories and perspectives on raising their children in the U.S. MarketWire

NADP Launches Digital Advocacy Campaign,
Today, the National Association of Dental Plans (NADP) launched a digital advocacy campaign -- -- to ensure the U.S. Health and Human Services Department (HHS) allows "stand-alone" dental policies of Americans insured by small businesses to meet the requirements of the Essential Health Benefits Package for children's pediatric coverage. MarketWire

Con Edison Wins National Award for Outstanding Reliability
Con Edison has been named winner of the 2011 National Award for Outstanding Reliability Performance by PA Consulting Group for the company's electricity delivery in 2010. Con Edison also received the organization's ReliabilityOne™ Award for the Northeast Region, as well as an award for Outstanding System-Wide Reliability. MarketWire

ELX to Narrow Ticks to Quarter Intervals in 10-Year Treasury Contract
ELX Futures, L.P. (ELX), a leading electronic futures exchange, today announced plans to reduce the minimum tick size in the outright months of its 10-year U.S. Treasury note futures contract to one quarter of one thirty-second of one point ($7.8125 per contract) beginning on the evening of Sunday, December 4, for the trading date December 5. MarketWire

EADS North America Delivers First CN235 Maritime Patrol Aircraft to Mexico Under U.S. Foreign Military Sales Agreement
EADS North America has delivered the first of four Airbus Military CN235-300 Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) it will supply to the Mexican Navy. The program is a foreign military sales contract managed by the U.S. Coast Guard MarketWire

GoHealth Makes List of Top Chicago Workplaces is proud to announce that it has been named as one of the Top Workplaces in Chicago for 2011. MarketWire

Medefis, Inc. and Carondelet Health Network Announce Vendor Management Agreement
Medefis, Inc. ("Medefis"), the nation's premier provider of end-to-end workforce solutions, announced earlier today that it has signed a vendor management services agreement with the Carondelet Health Network ("Carondelet"), the largest health system in Southern Arizona where committed doctors and associates have been healing the community for over 130 years MarketWire

Cookies Are This Holiday Season's Currency for Spreading Good Cheer
(Family Features) When searching for holiday gifts, forget elaborate presents and gift cards this season. Gingersnaps, macaroons and other tasty cookies are the season's hottest item to sell, exchange and give to help spread the holiday spirit. MarketWire

American National Bankshares Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter Cash Dividend
American National Bankshares Inc. (NASDAQ: AMNB), parent company of American National Bank and Trust Company, today announced its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.23 per common share, payable December 16, 2011, to shareholders of record December 2, 2011. MarketWire

Big Ideas for Less Party Waste
(Family Features) Whether you're hosting a tailgate party at the stadium or a child's party at home, you know that a paper plate here and an empty can there quickly add up to a lot of trash. Eco-friendly actress and mom Ali Larter knows it too, and is here to share innovative and eco-friendly party planning ideas, so you can increase the fun, while decreasing your environmental impact. MarketWire

Worlds Inc. Announces Notice of Allowance for a Fifth "Virtual Worlds" Patent
Worlds Inc. (OTCBB: WDDD) today announced that it has received a "Notice of Allowance" from the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) for patent application no. 12/406,968 titled "System and Method for Enabling Users to Interact in a Virtual Space." This is the fifth patent allowance in Worlds' intellectual property (IP) portfolio MarketWire

"Investor Center" Assists Residential Real Estate Investors
EXIT Realty Corp. International recently announced that OwnAmerica, a national network of trained and certified Residential Investment Specialists, has joined its elite Approved Supplier program. The affiliation allows EXIT Realty brokerages and agents to provide educational programs and analysis tools to real estate investors during one of the biggest real estate investment booms in history MarketWire

REMINDER: MEDIA ALERT: The Beat of 100 Drums: Shifting Minds From Violence to Peace
WHAT: High-risk and gang affected youth have created and will present a program to teach each other about how to promote peace within L.A.'s most violent neighborhoods including South Los Angeles and Boyle Heights MarketWire

2XU Set to Multiply With Private Equity Backing From Lazard Australia Private Equity
Leading high performance sports apparel brand, 2XU, has secured yet another powerful performance partner; this time in acclaimed asset management firm Lazard Australia Private Equity Pty Ltd (Lazard Private Equity). MarketWire

Iveda Solutions Appoints Three New Directors to Board
Iveda Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: IVDA) announced today the appointment of three new directors to its Board increasing the number of directors to seven. The newly appointed directors are Robert Gillen, Alex Kuo, and Alejandro Franco. MarketWire

Internet Leader Meebo Graduates to Intacct for Cloud Accounting and Financial Management
Intacct, a leader in cloud financial management and accounting software, is providing a platform for continued growth at consumer Internet company Meebo. A rapidly growing company, now with six U.S. offices and over 200 employees, Meebo recently upgraded to Intacct's award-winning cloud computing-based accounting system to handle its financial management needs. MarketWire

BNP Paribas Named Best Fund Administrator by HFMWeek
BNP Paribas today announced that it was named 2011 Best Hedge Fund Administrator for single managers under $30bn. The Awards were given earlier this fall at the HFMWeek US Services Providers Awards ceremony in New York. MarketWire

IdaTech and Element One Reach Confidential Settlement
IdaTech, LLC ("IdaTech") and Element One LLC ("Element One") jointly announce that they have reached a confidential settlement of a patent infringement lawsuit filed by IdaTech concerning Element One's "Pegasus" hydrogen generators and "Andromeda" hydrogen purifiers MarketWire

DCCA Awarded $15 Million Contract by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Data Computer Corporation of America (DCCA), a veteran-owned high-technology consulting firm specializing in information technology (IT) services for the government, today announced it has been awarded a five-year, $15 million contract by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) MarketWire

New Report From Magnetic Examines Dynamic Market Factors for Innovation in Search
Search retargeting leader Magnetic today announced the release of "The Future is Now," a market analysis of the drivers in online advertising, specifically looking at the growth patterns in display advertising and the future of search MarketWire

In Higher Education, Publishers Move Into Digital Materials, Ignite Explosive Growth
Higher education market forces and college publishers are reshaping the instructional materials world through offerings of digital content, tools and services that can stand alone or enhance the value of a textbook. In its latest report, publishing and media forecast firm Simba Information finds the U.S. market for multimedia materials in higher education will grow 48 MarketWire

Allied Electronics Recognized as 2011 Top Workplace
Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), was recognized by The Dallas Morning News as a National Standard Top Workplace in its annual Top 100 Places to Work survey for the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, metropolitan area. The independent survey was conducted by Workplace Dynamics and included employee evaluations from 215 area companies. MarketWire

New Plymouth Rock Assurance Program Helps Customers Get Home Safe
Plymouth Rock Assurance, the flagship automobile insurance carrier of The Plymouth Rock group of companies, which together write and manage more than $1 billion in auto and homeowner's insurance throughout the Northeast, today launched Get Home Safe, the newest offering in the company's market leading services that deliver more than just insurance to customers and independent insurance agents MarketWire

United States, India, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Nigeria Nominate Most Students for Global Student Entrepreneur Awards
The 2011 Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA), the premier international competition for students taking a full course load while running a revenue-generating business, today announced the top 20 colleges and universities with the most student nominations to the competition MarketWire

The World's Second Largest Data Center Becomes Proving Ground for Energy Efficiencies
Key Highlights: World's second largest data center earns LEED Gold Certification. After hosting an Environmental Defense Fund fellow, QTS will make a $10 million multi-year investment in energy efficiency measures portfolio-wide MarketWire

Leading Indonesian Corporations Recognized at the 2011 Frost & Sullivan Indonesia Excellence Awards
Frost & Sullivan today recognized exemplary corporations within the Energy, Logistics, Chemicals, Food, and Building & Environment and Information & Communication Technologies industries in Indonesia at the 2011 Frost & Sullivan Indonesia Excellence Awards banquet. MarketWire

Lavante Reports Record Q3 Results and 11th Consecutive Quarter of Year-Over-Year Growth
Lavante, the leading provider of on-demand supplier management solutions, including recovery auditing and supplier information management, today announced its 11th consecutive year-over-year quarterly growth. Total year-to-date revenue grew 54% year-over-year for the same period in 2010 MarketWire

AER Energy Files Current Information With OTC Markets Receives Equity Capital With Funding Commitment
AER Energy Resources, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AERN) has filed its Quarterly Report for the period ending September 30, 2011 with OTC Markets and has been restored to Current Information status. As a result, AER has received $400,000 of equity capital and a commitment to raise additional capital from investment bankers. MarketWire

Toast Holiday Celebrations With Bagrationi 1882
Toast to this year's holiday celebrations with a unique wine sure to surprise your guests. Luscious sparkling wines from the country of Georgia's Bagrationi 1882 winery are the perfect bubbly for the holiday season -- both given as generous gifts and paired with this season's merry festivities. MarketWire

Majesco Entertainment Whips Up Serious Fun With Cooking Mama 4: Kitchen Magic, Available Now for Nintendo 3DS(TM)
Majesco Entertainment (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative provider of video games for the mass market, announced today that the one-and-only original video game chef is now available in 3D for the first time with Cooking Mama 4: Kitchen Magic for Nintendo 3DS™ MarketWire

Popular Science Honors Innovative Verisante Aura(TM) Skin Cancer Detection Device with "Best of What's New" Award
Verisante Technology, Inc MarketWire

Word of Mouth Marketing Association Summit 2011 in Las Vegas Begins Today
The Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA) Summit 2011 conference begins today at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. WOMMA Summit us the official conference for the word of mouth marketing industry, focusing on creating talkable brands through next and best practices in word of mouth and social media marketing. MarketWire

Ivan "Ironman" Stewart's Baja 500 Winning PPI Toyota Trophy Truck to Be Available at RK Motors Charlotte
RK Motors Charlotte, one of the nation's premier restorers, re-sellers and builders of classic, muscle and high-performance cars, is proud to announce the latest addition to its inventory, the PPI Toyota Trophy Truck driven by legendary racer Ivan "Ironman" Stewart from 1994 to 2000 MarketWire

Social Security Solutions, Inc. Continues Momentum as Advice Leader
Social Security Solutions, Inc. continues to gain momentum as the leader in providing Social Security retirement benefits claiming advice. MarketWire

HousingWire Strengthens Industry Expertise With New Executive Hire
HousingWire, the nation's most influential source of news and information on U.S. housing finance, announced the appointment of Jane Larkin to the position of Director, Market Development for the company's Mortgage and Finance business segment MarketWire

Seattle and Tacoma Named 2011 "Top Date Cities"
Seattle and Tacoma have been named leading date cities - and it has nothing to do with the local bar scene or online dating sites. MarketWire

Cadence Corporate Vice President and Controller Sean Sobers to Present at the Barclays Technology Conference
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) MarketWire

iTeknik Holding Corporation Continues Profit Performance and Increases Sales in FY 2012 Q1 Financial Report
iTeknik Holding Corporation (PINKSHEETS: ITKH), a leader in the telecommunications industry through its Send Global subsidiary, today announced that its sales for the first quarter of FY 2012, which ended on September 30, 2011, were $3,085,770 compared to sales of $3,005,126 for the same period in the prior fiscal year. This was a 2.7% increase in sales year-over-year for the quarter MarketWire

New Mexico Software Announces Company Name Change and Expansion of Telemedicine Services
New Mexico Software, Inc. (OTCBB: NMXC), a developer of medical IT services and solutions that enable improved and faster communication within the healthcare community, announced today the company will begin operating under a new trade name and will be known as Net Medical Xpress Solutions. MarketWire

Marban High Grade Western Zone Returns 9.8 g/t Au Over 5.8 Metres
NioGold Mining Corporation (TSX-V: NOX) ("NioGold") is pleased to report on the final drilling results of the first program conducted under the terms of the Aurizon Mines Ltd. ("Aurizon") earn-in option on the Marban Block property, located in the Malartic gold camp, Abitibi region of Quebec. A $5-million second phase program has been initiated. MarketWire

Michigan-Based Company Undergoes Facelift to Generate New Energy
Srinergy, a Michigan-based company formerly known as SRI Energy, has launched a website at to unveil its new name and logo. MarketWire

MMRGlobal Joins ng Connect Program
MMRGlobal, Inc. (OTCBB: MMRF), a leading provider of Personal Health Records, MyEsafeDepositBox storage solutions and electronic document management and imaging systems for healthcare professionals, today announced that it joined the ng Connect Program. ng Connect is a multi-industry open innovation program founded by Alcatel-Lucent (PARIS: ALU) (NYSE: ALU) MarketWire

USC Discharges 1st Total Artificial Heart Patient on the West Coast Using Freedom(R) Portable Driver
SynCardia Systems, Inc. (, manufacturer of the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart, announced today that on Nov. 9, Keck Hospital of the University of Southern California (USC) discharged the first Total Artificial Heart patient on the West Coast to wait for a matching donor heart at home using the Freedom® portable driver (watch video). MarketWire

Enviro-Log Expands Its Earth-Friendly Product Line With New Firestarters
Enviro-Log®, Inc MarketWire

CREW SYSTEMS Adopts GuardTime Keyless Signatures to Add Tamper Evidence to Daily Reports and Accident Videos for Monitored Vehicles
CREW SYSTEMS INC. ("Crew"), a video telematics cloud service provider, and GuardTime Japan, Inc., have established a strategic alliance by which Crew will adopt the GuardTime Keyless Signature Service to add tamper evidence to its daily and monthly reports and recorded video files as they are stored in the telematics cloud known as "HARVEST MarketWire

SDRL - Seadrill Announces Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
Seadrill is scheduled torelease its second quarter 2011 results on Wednesday November 30, 2011before the start of trading on the Oslo Stock Exchange. MarketWire

Cerion Energy's Ground Breaking GO2 Diesel Fuel Additive Wins Most ECO-Friendly Product in the DAME Awards 2011
Cerion Energy's ground breaking GO2 (pronounced "Go Two") Diesel Fuel Additive, which is being exhibited at METS this year by ECOsuperyacht, the product's exclusive European distributor in the yachting market, has been awarded Most ECO-Friendly Product in the DAME Awards 2011. MarketWire

Invention Machine Expands Senior Management Team
In execution of a strategy for continued customer growth, Invention Machine, the leader in semantic search technology and innovation intelligence software, today announced the appointment of four senior executives to the company's management team. MarketWire

Central Cal Transportation Chooses TAB Bank for $1.5 Million Lending Facility
Central Cal Transportation, Inc. of Fresno, CA has chosen TAB Bank for a $1.5 million lending facility. MarketWire

Non-Scalp Hair Restoration Surgery Growing in Popularity
For many people with thinning scalp hair, proven medical therapies and hair restoration surgical procedures are widely available and good options to restore hair loss and slow future hair loss. However, for people like 37-year-old Denise Goolsby of Virginia Beach, Va., who noticed that her eyebrows started thinning in her 20s, knowing where to turn for help was considerably more difficult. MarketWire

Pentaho Scores World-Class CMO Rosanne Saccone
Pentaho Corporation, the business analytics company providing power for technologists and rapid insight for users, today announced that Rosanne Saccone has joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer. Rosanne is responsible for Pentaho's strategic messaging, product marketing and lead generation. MarketWire

TCS Receives Three U.S. Patents for Advancements in Navigation
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued TCS three patents related to navigation: MarketWire

B.J. Alan Streamlines Operations and Improves Productivity With VAI S2K Enterprise for Retail
VAI (Vormittag Associates, Inc.), an award-winning ERP software provider, today announced that B.J. Alan Company, a distributor and retailer of consumer fireworks, has experienced measurable results with the implementation of VAI S2K Enterprise for Retail MarketWire

mediaFORGE Launches Email Retargeting
mediaFORGE, a leader in online ad retargeting and innovator of post-engagement attribution technology, today announced it has launched Email-Initiated Display Retargeting, a new product that will give clients increased flexibility to segment audiences and tailor messaging to best meet their retargeting campaign goals. MarketWire

AudienceScience(R) Solidifies Global Leadership Position With New Strategic Partnerships
Digital marketing technology company AudienceScience® today announced its recent partnerships with respected companies from around the world, answering the demand from clients for a unified audience delivery solution. MarketWire

Celtra and Akamai Partner for Global Delivery of Mobile Rich Media Ad Formats
Celtra Inc., the provider of the industry's most popular self-service platform for rich media advertising and analytics across mobile devices, today announced that it has joined Akamai Technologies, Inc.'s NetAlliance Partner Program MarketWire

Europe's VNU Media Shifts From ERP to Zuora Accelerating Product Launches by 4X
News Zuora, the subscription commerce and billing leader, today announced that VNU Media, a market leader in the online and print recruitment classifieds market in the Netherlands, is using Zuora's subscription commerce platform to price, package and bill the services it provides to recruiters and job seekers MarketWire

AirTouch Communications Provides Quarterly Shareholder Update
AirTouch Communications (OTCBB: ATCH) (, which designs and markets wireless telecommunication devices, today is providing a shareholder update that highlights the certification of the X1500 from Verizon Wireless, the establishment of AirTouch China, and plans by AirTouch for emerging markets around the globe. MarketWire

Media Alert: GE Energy Supports Childhood Cancer Research
What: The annual St. Jude Give thanks. Walk. in Dallas / Ft. Worth to raise money for childhood cancer research. Who: GE Energy has formed the 'Power Walkers' team participating in this year's DFW Give thanks. Walk. The Dallas event and 'Power Walker' team has been the leading Give thanks. Walk. fundraiser in the nation for the past two years MarketWire

Atlas Capital Holdings, Inc. Secures $500,000 Warrant Financing
Atlas Capital Holdings Inc. (OTCQB: ALCL) (OTCBB: ALCL) (the "Company") announced today that it has entered into a Warrant Purchase Agreement with Innovative Funding Solutions (IFS) MarketWire

CalAmp Awarded $4.7 Million Extension on Positive Train Control Development and Supply Contract
CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ: CAMP), a leading provider of wireless products, services and solutions, announced today that it was awarded a $4.7 million extension of its development contract to help design and supply initial radios for the North American interoperable Positive Train Control (PTC) system. MarketWire

DotCloud Redefines Cloud Database Space With Complete Native Integration of Top Three Databases MySQL, Redis and MongoDB for Free
DotCloud, the platform as a service that allows developers and IT to build on any stack within one platform, announced today the availability of the top three databases MySQL, MongoDB and Redis in the cloud. Now, with just a single command, developers gain replication support, unified scaling and high availability without having to install, manage or administrate any software MarketWire

Avaya Introduces Collaboration-Ready Ethernet Switches for the Campus Edge

Azul Systems CTO to Present at QCon San Francisco 2011
Azul Systems, the award-winning leader in Java runtime scalability, announced today that Azul Systems CTO and Co-Founder Gil Tene will lead an hour-long session on "The Application Memory Wall - Thoughts on the State of the Art in Garbage Collection" at QCon San Francisco 2011, held November 16-18. MarketWire

New Yipit iPhone App Delivers One-Stop Local Daily Deal Recommendations
Yipit, the leading daily deal service aggregator, today launches its iPhone app, available for download in Apple's App Store. Yipit provides shoppers with customized deal recommendations from more than 750 sources -- from national sites like Groupon and LivingSocial to niche providers like Gilt City for luxury items and DoodleDeals for moms MarketWire

PTA Holdings, Inc. Develops New Diesel Fuel Additive System
PTA Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PTAH) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary ProFlow, Inc. has developed a new diesel fuel additive tank system. MarketWire

AlwaysOn Selects 33Across for Third Award
33Across, the leading social targeting platform, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the Venture Summit Mid-Atlantic 100 winners. Inclusion in this award signifies leadership amongst its peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players MarketWire

Top Three Reasons for Cloud Adoption From Cloud EXPO Survey by Aryaka: Production Applications, Core Business Applications, and Storage
Aryaka, provider of the world's first cloud-based WAN optimization and application acceleration solution, today announced the results of a survey of 110 IT and cloud professionals ranging from C-level executives to Senior Networking Managers conducted among 5,000 attendees at the recent Cloud Computing EXPO 2011 in Santa Clara, CA MarketWire

DCT Increases Revolving Credit Facility 50% to $3 Million
Document Capture Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: DCMT), a global IP-driven leader in the design, development, manufacture and sale of advanced imaging technologies for over a decade, today announced that the Company has increased its revolving credit facility by 50% to $3 million effective November 15, 2011. MarketWire

When Employees Opt Out of Employer Health Insurance: eHealthInsurance Describes Alternative Open Enrollment Scenarios
Today eHealthInsurance (NASDAQ: EHTH), the leading online source of health insurance for individuals, families and small businesses, described the scenarios in which employees may choose to opt out of their employer-based health insurance during open enrollment season. MarketWire

SlideRocket Introduces the Presume(TM) for Job Seekers Looking to Get Hired
With the U.S. facing a stagnant 9 percent unemployment rate, it has never been more important to stand out in the crowded job market. SlideRocket today unveiled the Présumé, ready-to-use presentation resumes available for customization, to help job seekers break out of the resume pile MarketWire

Symantec Survey Finds Half of SMBs Believe They Are Immune to Targeted Cyberattacks and Failing to Implement Basic Internet Safeguards
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced the findings of its 2011 SMB Threat Awareness Poll, which revealed that while awareness is high, SMBs don't consider themselves targets of cyberattacks. As a result, they are not implementing the proper safeguards to protect their information MarketWire

DataSift Launches in the U.S.
DataSift Inc., the real-time social media data-filtering platform, today announced its official launch in the U.S. The most robust solution available, DataSift filters social media in real-time to help users unlock the power of data for brand monitoring and other applications MarketWire

Global NuTech, Inc. Raises $2.9 Million in New Capital
Global NuTech, Inc. (OTCBB: BOCL) announced today that it has raised $2.9 million in new capital pursuant to which the Company shall issue a new class of preferred shares to such investors. The investment was made in conjunction with Global NuTech's execution of a Letter of Intent to acquire International Plant Services, L.L.C MarketWire

GeoQpons Changes the Game for Mobile Shoppers and Local Business
GeoQpons, the hottest mobile shopping application for smart phones, today announced that it will pay shoppers to sign-up their favorite local businesses on the GeoQpons mobile shopping platform MarketWire

Hunt Valley Animal Hospital Provides Orthopedic Surgery
Hunt Valley Animal Hospital announced that the vet clinic provides veterinary orthopedic surgery as part of the hospital's senior pet care program. The veterinarians use digital radiography, an advanced veterinary diagnostic imaging system, to precisely locate the bone or joint in need of surgery. Dr MarketWire

Asantae Announces Private Placement and Debt Settlements
Asantae Holdings International Inc. (TSX-V: JVA) ("Asantae" or the "Company") is pleased to announce a non-brokered private placement (the "Private Placement") of up to 3,333,333 units of the Company (each a "Unit") at a subscription price of $0.15 per Unit, for gross proceeds of up to $500,000, subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange (the "Exchange"). MarketWire

Storage Switzerland Report Highlights Gridstore's Scale-Out NAS as Excellent Alternative for Grid Storage Over Clustered Storage Model
Gridstore™, the leader in scale-out NAS solutions, today announced the findings of a report by analyst firm Storage Switzerland that highlights scale-out NAS as an excellent alternative for grid storage over clustered storage models. In the report, "Scale-out NAS Storage Grid vs MarketWire

Enrollment Rx Adds Three More Higher Education Institutions to Customer Roster
Enrollment Rx, an innovator of cloud-based Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) solutions for academic institutions, today announced that three new specialty higher education institutions have joined the fast-growing client roster MarketWire

Shaft Couplings From Stafford Securely Join Unsupported Shafts
Stafford Manufacturing Corp. has introduced a new line of rigid shaft couplings for securely joining shafts used in a wide range of unsupported drive system applications, especially with pumps and mixers. MarketWire

World Surveillance Group Confirms Free Flight Testing and Demonstrations of the Argus One UAV at the Department of Energy Nevada Test Site in Early December 2011
World Surveillance Group Inc. (OTCBB: WSGI), a developer of lighter-than-air ("LTA") unmanned aerial vehicles ("UAVs") and related technologies, announced today that the Company has confirmed that free flight testing and customer demonstrations of the Argus One UAV will take place at the U.S. Department of Energy Nevada Test Site ("N2S2") in early December 2011 MarketWire

Travellution, The Social Network That Will Revolutionize Travel, Announces Its Public Release
Editors Note: There is a photo and a video associated with this press release. MarketWire

Avanade and Ferranti Partner to Help Utilities Companies Streamline Business Operations, Improve Agility and Lower Cost-to-Serve
Avanade, a business technology solutions and managed services provider, and Ferranti Computer Systems, a Microsoft global independent software vendor and systems integrator in the Benelux region, have partnered to help utilities companies improve operational performance with innovative enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions MarketWire

PacificHealth Labs Enters Into Agreement With Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon
Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon and PacificHealth Laboratories, Inc. (OTCQB: PHLI), a leading sports nutrition company and manufacturer of the patented 4:1 carbohydrate to protein formula in ACCELERADE™, ENDUROX R4®, and ACCEL GEL®, announced that PacificHealth Labs has entered into an agreement with Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon as a sponsor. MarketWire

WhenTech Adds Trade Execution Capabilities
WhenTech LLC, the premier provider of option pricing, analytics and risk management software solutions to the commodities futures industry, announced that its core product, WhenTech Markets®, now features capabilities for the execution of options and futures trades. MarketWire

OSS Nokalva Announces ASN.1 4G-Ready Tools
OSS Nokalva, Inc. announced today its new ASN.1 4G productivity toolkit, ASN.1 4G-Ready Tools. MarketWire

Paycor Honored by the Business Courier as One of the Best Places to Work in Cincinnati
Paycor was recently named by the Cincinnati Business Courier as a finalist for the Best Places to Work in Cincinnati award. The payroll and HR services company also won the Courier's Spirit Award for demonstrating employee enthusiasm. MarketWire

DEMO Announces DEMO Enterprise: An Evening of Innovation, January 5, 2012 in San Francisco, CA
DEMO, the world's leading launch conference platform for emerging technology and trends, today announced DEMO Enterprise: An Evening of Innovation, sponsored by DEMO alumnus Fusion-io, on January 5, 2012 at the Temple Night Club in San Francisco, CA MarketWire

San Antonio Named a 2011 "Top Date City"
San Antonio has been named a leading date city - and it has nothing to do with the local bar scene or online dating sites. MarketWire

MOSAID Technologies (TSX: MSD) to Release Second Quarter Fiscal 2012 Results on November 23, 2011
MOSAID Technologies Inc. (TSX: MSD) will issue a news release on the Company's second quarter results for fiscal 2012 on Wednesday, November 23, 2011, after market close. As the Company has entered into an Arrangement Agreement with Sterling Partners, pursuant to which Sterling will acquire all the outstanding common shares of MOSAID for a cash payment of $46 MarketWire

SecurityWeek and Mocana Host Live Webcast on Protecting Corporate Data in Mobile Apps
SecurityWeek, a leading publication serving IT security professionals around the globe, today announced that it will host a live webcast with Mocana, showing how organizations can protect corporate information by adding fine-grained security policies into individual mobile apps. MarketWire

Smartleaf to Provide Glimpse Into Future of Customized Wealth Management at Money Management Institute TechOps11 Event
Smartleaf, a leading provider of overlay portfolio management solutions to the wealth management industry, today announced that CEO and co-founder Jerry Michael will offer expertise as a panel member at the Money Management Institute (MMI) Technology and Operations 2011 event MarketWire

Classic Children's Toys Make a Comeback in 2011
When consumers head to stores on Black Friday, they may find many familiar toys on store shelves this year. According to data released today from Panjiva, the leading source of objective information on global manufacturers, several classic children's toys are expected to make a big return this holiday season MarketWire

Morgan Stanley, Bernstein Lead Institutional Investor's 2011 Rising Stars of Research Roster
Morgan Stanley and Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. tie for first place with the most analysts dubbed Rising Stars of Wall Street Research, according to participants in the 2011 All-America Research Team® survey. MarketWire

Avanti Intersects 85.4 Meters Averaging 0.378% Molybdenum at Roundy Creek Prospect on the Kitsault Mine Property
Avanti Mining Inc. (TSX-V: AVT) (PINKSHEETS: AVMNF) ("Avanti" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has received assays from the next 12 holes of its 2011 drill program at the Kitsault Mine molybdenum project located in northwest British Colombia MarketWire

Ameristar Casinos Announces Agreement to Purchase Casino Resort Development Site in Springfield, Mass.
In anticipation of the legalization of casino gaming in Massachusetts, Ameristar Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASCA) announced today it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase land in Springfield, Mass., with the intent to apply for the sole casino license for western Massachusetts and, if awarded, build a luxury hotel and entertainment resort. MarketWire

Satworx Selected to Provide Satellite Communications for Renowned Storm Chasers
Satworx, a leader in global satellite phone solutions, was recently chosen by renowned storm chasing team TVN to provide communications for its daring scientific missions that require driving within 1,000 feet of a tornado. MarketWire

Sauer Energy(TM) Issues Its Corporate Update
Sauer Energy, Inc.™ ("SEI™") (OTCBB: SENY), a developer of home and enterprise scale vertical axis wind turbine (VAWT) systems, is pleased to share its Corporate Update on current and proposed future events. MarketWire

Digital Lumens Unveils Major Expansion of Most Energy-Efficient, Intelligent LED Lighting System on the Market
Digital Lumens, developer of the market-leading Intelligent LED Lighting System, today announced significant additions to its product portfolio with new 18,000- and 26,000-lumen highbay LED lighting fixtures -- all with integrated daylight harvesting sensors -- and enhancements to LightRules™, the Digital Lumens centralized control system that maximizes energy efficiency. MarketWire

Digital Lumens Announces Integrated Daylight Harvesting in Its Newest Industrial LED Light Fixtures
Digital Lumens, developer of the market-leading Intelligent LED Lighting System, today announced daylight harvesting capabilities in its newest LED lighting fixtures and LightRules™ control system. The new fixtures include integrated light sensors, which assess available ambient light and automatically adjust light output to desired levels MarketWire

Feldco Windows, Siding, & Doors Named One of the Chicago Tribune's Top Workplaces Second Year in a Row
Feldco has been named one of the Chicago Tribune's Top Workplaces for 2011. MarketWire

Social Discovery Pioneer, Tagged, Identifies the World's Most Social Countries
Tagged, the social network for meeting new people, has concluded its evaluation of the social networking habits of millions of users around the globe. Among the results Tagged found that Turkey is the most social and most flirtatious country of the world's top-25 most populous countries MarketWire

Cisco Unveils New Ways to Collaborate in the Post-PC Era, Transforming the Workspace Across Platforms, Devices and Now Web Browsers
At the Cisco® (NASDAQ: CSCO) Collaboration Summit 2011 event, Cisco today unveiled new solutions to help people collaborate more effectively in the "post-PC" era. This era moves past the limitations of "PC centric" communication and instead evokes a "people centric" approach where people can collaborate anywhere, anytime and on any device or application MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan Acknowledges Contact Solutions' Keen Focus on Blending Customer Experience With Product Performance
Based on its recent analysis of the hosted integrated voice response (IVR) applications market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Contact Solutions with the 2011 North America Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Differentiation Excellence MarketWire

Clarity, ClearCaptions Team Up to Deliver New, Innovative Solutions to Millions With Hearing Loss
Clarity, a division of Plantronics (NYSE: PLT) that creates smart communication solutions for seniors, and ClearCaptions, a telephone captioning service innovator and subsidiary of Purple Communications, Inc., today announced a strategic alliance through which the companies will collaborate on the design and distribution of innovative products for the nearly 20 percent of U.S MarketWire

ValueVision Q3 Net Sales Rose 2% to $135M and Adjusted EBITDA Loss of $0.5M
Q3 '11 Highlights:Net sales increased 2% to $135M Gross profit rose 6.8% to $50M Gross margin rose 160 basis points to 37.2% Internet sales penetration rose 360 basis points to 44.1% Average homes rose 5% to 80.7M ValueVision Media, Inc. (NASDAQ: VVTV), a multichannel electronic retailer operating as ShopNBC (www.shopnbc MarketWire

Credit Card Debt Decreases 11 Percent From October 2010, According to, the consumer's credit advocate, today released its U.S. Credit Score Climate Report with trend data for October 2011. Since October 2010, credit card debt amongst consumers with an account decreased 11 percent to $6,600. However, since last month, credit card debt has increased one percent MarketWire

Lantronix Provides Made in America M2M Solutions
Lantronix (NASDAQ: LTRX), a leading global provider of smart connectivity solutions that enables virtually any electronic device or machine to communicate and share data with applications and business and technology professionals, today announced that manufacturing of its SLC line of console servers will relocate to the United States MarketWire

Fujitsu Launches Hybrid Cloud Services for Microsoft Windows Azure(TM) Customers
Fujitsu announced today Hybrid Cloud Services for Microsoft Windows Azure, an extension of its global cloud portfolio and its relationship with Microsoft. The offering enables government and enterprise customers to benefit from hybrid cloud solutions and in doing so achieve operating cost reductions of typically 30% or more. MarketWire

Clean Power Finance Welcomes New SVP Business Development and VP Corporate Controller
Clean Power Finance, a leading provider of residential financing and solar sales and system design tools, today announced the appointment of two new executive team members: Micah Myers as senior vice president of business development and program management, and Will Sanchez as vice president, corporate controller MarketWire

MEDIA PREDICTS: 2012 -- Making the List: What's Hot & What's Not in Technology

Cobra Gets Wired for the Holidays With 'Must-Have' Gift Ideas for Gadget Lovers at New York City WIRED Store Debut
Cobra Electronics Corporation (NASDAQ: COBR), a leading designer and marketer of award-winning consumer and mobile electronics, today announced that some of its hottest new products for gadget enthusiasts will be featured in the WIRED Store in New York City for the 2011 holiday season MarketWire

Sidera Networks Extends Its Xtreme Ultra-Low Latency Network Into Sentinel's New Jersey Data Center
Sidera Networks, the premier provider of fiber optic-based network solutions, announces today it has expanded its network into Sentinel Data Centers' NJ-1 data center. As a result of this expansion, Sentinel's customers will now have access to Sidera's Xtreme Ultra-low Latency Network. MarketWire

CNR Announces Dr. Zhang Chunting's Resignation as the President
China Metro-Rural Holdings Limited (NYSE Amex: CNR) (the "Company") announces Dr. Zhang Chunting ("Dr. Zhang") has tendered his resignation to the Board of Directors (the "Board") to resign from the position as President of the Company. After careful consideration, the Board has decided to accept Dr. Zhang resignation effective December 24, 2011. MarketWire

Setforge Engineering Selects MSC Software's Marc to Optimize Forging Process
MSC Software Corporation, the leader in multidiscipline simulation solutions that accelerate product innovation, today announced that Setforge Engineering, a leading specialist in forging technology, selected MSC Software's Marc to simulate the complex electrical, thermal and mechanical phenomena of the electro-upsetting process MarketWire

Channelinsight and hawkeye Deliver Smart Channel Programs Driven by Accurate and Timely Channel Sales Data
Channelinsight, the leading provider of channel sales management solutions, today announces an alliance with hawkeye, the leader in best-in-class channel program management. Together these channel experts revolutionize channel sales management by providing smart and effective channel programs based on accurate, standardized and enriched channel sales data. MarketWire

Boston Semi K.K. Establishes Partnership With Showa Leasing
Boston Semi K.K., a subsidiary of Boston Semi Equipment LLC (BSE Group), today announced that it has established a partnership agreement with Showa Leasing Co., Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan), a member of the Shinsei Bank Group. The partnership will focus on providing flexible financing to customers as well as the purchase and sale of equipment in the secondary market for semiconductor equipment. MarketWire

SimManager 2012 Enables Dramatic Increases in CAE Throughput
MSC Software Corporation, the leader in multidiscipline simulation solutions that accelerate product innovation, today announced its new release of SimManager 2012 MarketWire

KMA Develops Baggage Tag
KMA Global Solutions International, Inc. (PINK SHEETS: KMAG) working closely with "PI Innovations" has developed a new Baggage Tag to be permanently affixed to both new and used luggage. This tag will be tested along with their tracking system to be able to follow the bag throughout the baggage handling system MarketWire

Integra Gold Corp: Triangle Zone Adds High-Grade Ounces to Lamaque Gold Project, Increases Resource by 40%
Integra Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE: ICG) - MarketWire

New World Systems Customer Eden Prairie, Minn. Receives First Place Recognition for Advances in Public Safety Technology
New World Systems congratulates the City of Eden Prairie, Minn. for taking first place in the 2011 Digital Cities Survey. Announced earlier this month, the City was awarded first place in the population 30,000-74,999 category for their recent consolidation efforts and public safety technology enhancements that have improved service delivery throughout the City MarketWire

LPS Integration Expands Operations Throughout the Southeast US
LPS Integration, IT solutions provider headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, announced today that it is expanding operations and moving into three new states and is opening a new office in Atlanta, Georgia. New territories include Kentucky, Alabama and Mississippi. MarketWire

Acsys Interactive Welcomes Bill Hewson as Chief Operating Officer
Acsys Interactive has appointed Bill Hewson chief operating officer, reporting to the company's founder and president Stan Valencis. MarketWire

WABCO Supplies Breakthrough Technology in Air Compression to Another Leading Global Manufacturer of Commercial Vehicles
WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC) (, a global technology leader and tier-one supplier to the commercial vehicle industry, will supply its breakthrough c-comp™ clutchable air compression technology to another leading global manufacturer of commercial vehicles headquartered in Europe. MarketWire

Slingshot SEO Reviews TechPoint Innovation Summit
The company dedicated to providing digital relevance for deserving brands, Slingshot SEO reviews the recent TechPoint Innovation Summit held in Indianapolis. MarketWire

Zuora Launches Broad European Expansion; Announces Over EUR 2 Billion in Contracted Subscription Revenue in the Region
News Zuora, the fastest growing enterprise SaaS company, today announced a substantial expansion into Europe. With new customers, new investors and a growing team, Zuora will expand rapidly in a move to meet the region's surging demands for subscription-based services in telecoms, media, technology, consumer services, high tech and other industries MarketWire

Zuora Raises $36 Million from Index Ventures, Greylock Partners and Dave Duffield
Zuora, the subscription commerce and billing leader, today announced that it has received $36 million in a Series D round of funding. The round was led by Index Ventures with additional investment from Greylock Partners and a personal investment from Dave Duffield, founder and co-CEO, Workday MarketWire

Atlantis Internet Group Hires C.P. Baker Securities as Investment Banker
Atlantis Internet Group Corp. (PINKSHEETS: ATIG), a Nevada Gaming corporation, has hired C.P. Baker Securities, Inc. as Investment Banker to the Company. MarketWire

Schedulicity Unites With the to Help Small Businesses Bolster Sales With Online Gift Cards
Just in time for the holiday season, Schedulicity (, the leader in online appointment scheduling for small businesses, today announced a strategic alliance with (, a leading provider of online gift card solutions for small businesses both in physical and digital formatting. TheGiftCardCafe MarketWire

Ronn Motor Company Announces Management Change
Ronn Motor Company (PINKSHEETS: RNNM) announces management change. MarketWire

STWA Achieves Key Milestones in the Third Quarter of Fiscal 2011
STWA, Inc. (OTCBB: ZERO) ("STWA" or the "Company"), an innovative company creating technology focused on energy efficiency of large-scale energy production and improved fuel economy for diesel fleets, reached several key milestones during the third quarter ended September 30, 2011, leading the Company's Applied Oil Technology™ (AOT) toward commercialization MarketWire

OnTerra Systems Introduces LocatorSavvy: Store Locator Technology That Results in Fast, Easy Development of Web-Based Store Locators
OnTerra Systems (www.OnTerraSystems MarketWire

Department of Homeland Security Selects Online Trust Alliance to Provide Training to Government Employees in Support of the National Cybersecurity Initiative
The Online Trust Alliance (OTA) today announced it has been awarded a contract to offer training on email authentication for all U.S government agencies and organizations. This effort is a critical part of the front line of defense against cyber threats as outlined by President Obama and Cybersecurity coordinator Howard Schmidt MarketWire

ForeScout CounterACT Named SC Magazine 2012 Reader's Trust Award Finalist
SC Magazine has named ForeScout as a Finalist in the 2012 Reader's Trust Awards. In one of the most prestigious awards of the security industry, ForeScout CounterACT was selected as a Finalist in the Best Network Access Control (NAC) Product category. Earlier this year ForeScout CounterACT achieved SC Magazine's Best Buy rating in the NAC category MarketWire

Kenexa Announces Partnership With Eli Lilly and Company to Enhance Global Recruitment Services
Kenexa (NYSE: KNXA), a global provider of business solutions for human resources, today announced that Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY), the 10th largest pharmaceutical company in the world, will be using Kenexa's global recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) services in some of the major markets where Lilly conducts business globally MarketWire

Angel Investors and Venture Capitalists Say They Will Stop Funding Some Internet Start-Up Business Models If Tough New Rules Are Enacted, Finds Booz & Company Study
A large majority of the angel investors and venture capitalists who took part in a Booz & Company study say they will not put their money in digital content intermediaries (DCIs) if governments pass tough new rules allowing websites to be sued or fined for pirated digital content posted by users MarketWire

Consumer Credit Capital Launches "5 Red Flags Credit Repair" Texas Program
Credit Repair has developed over thousands of hours and years of experience the "5 Red Flags Credit Repair" Program which is effective in helping consumers when dealing with credit bureaus, collectors and original creditors. Find out firsthand why Texans everywhere are taking advantage of Credit Repair Texas. MarketWire

Cubic Moves Into New Area: Contract Manufacturing
Cubic Defense Applications (CDA), the defense systems business of Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB), has launched a new initiative, Cubic Manufacturing Solutions, to expand contract manufacturing. MarketWire

Upturn in Industries Lifts Jacobs Engineering's Earnings, Grows Backlog, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Jacobs Engineering Group Incorporated (NYSE:JEC) (Pasadena, California) this week reported fourth-quarter and full-year earnings results for the company's 2011 fiscal year. Net earnings for the fourth quarter were $94.3 million, while full-year net earnings were $331 million MarketWire

MedImmune Brings Home ISPE Facility of the Year Award for $250 Million Frederick Manufacturing Investment, an Industrial Info News Alert
Reported by Annette Kreuger, Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Grapevine, Texas was the venue for last week's annual meeting for the International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineering's (ISPE) (Nov. 6-9, 2011). The theme of this year's event, "Preparing Professionals and Organizations for Rapid Change," was evident throughout the week MarketWire

OpTier Appoints Former CA Executive Mark Thompson as President
OpTier™, the leader in business transaction-driven Application Performance Management (APM), today announced the appointment of Mark Thompson as President reporting to the company CEO Israel Mazin. Thompson brings over two decades of sales and management experience to OpTier with deep experience in application performance, customer and partner relationships, and global expansion. MarketWire

Trulia Launches Metro Movers Report Identifying Where People Want to Live in the Future
Trulia today launched its Metro Movers Report -- the first report that starts with where homebuyers and renters are today and provides the inside scoop on where they want to live tomorrow and what it means for local housing demand. The Fall 2011 report examines all property searches on among all U.S. metropolitan areas between July 1 and September 30, 2011. MarketWire

Agennix AG to Present at German Equity Forum in November
Agennix AG (FRANKFURT: AGX) (XETRA: AGX) today announced that the Company will give a presentation at the upcoming German Equity Forum (Eigenkapitalforum) in Frankfurt, Germany. The German Equity Forum is an investor conference hosted by the Deutsche Boerse and KfW SME Bank MarketWire Honors National Diabetes Month by Reaching Out to Underserved Markets, the premier publication for Online Legal Media, today announced an educational campaign aimed at the Native American Indian population. MarketWire

Clickatell's "Festive Retail Guide" Provides Retailers With Strategic Ways to Use SMS Messaging to Drive Holiday Business
Clickatell, the global leader in Personalized Priority Messaging (PPM), today announced the "Festive Retail Guide" to provide retailers with a resource to drive holiday sales through strategic mobile marketing campaigns. Retailers can dramatically improve customer response, retention and reach through easy and effective SMS techniques MarketWire

Dassault Aviation: New Dassault Aviation e-store "The Store"
To satisfy the enthusiasmof many aviationlovers, Dassault Aviation created an e-store called "The Store byDassaultAviation" in 2003. This online store has progressed consistently thanksto thedevelopment of numerous product lines. MarketWire

ID Solution Helps to Transform India's Rural Communities
NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) is working with Glodyne Technoserve, the technology service provider of the Indian State Government of Bihar, to provide citizens living in rural communities with access to banking and social welfare facilities for the first time. Ultimately, residents of Bihar can use the SmartMX-based e-Shakti card as their identity card, employment card, and bank card. MarketWire

Trustwave SpiderLabs to Present at IRISSCERT Cyber Crime Conference
Trustwave, a leading provider of information security and compliance solutions, today announced that a Trustwave cyber security expert will speak at the IRISSCERT Cyber Crime Conference in Dublin, Ireland, 23 November MarketWire

Coronet Signs Agreement to Re-Process Gold Tailings
Coronet Metals Inc. (TSX VENTURE: CRF) ("Coronet" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Coronet Metals Peru S.A.C ("Coronet Peru") has entered into a non-binding agreement with Compania Minera Nueva California S.A. to evaluate re-processing up to 950,000 tonnes of vat leach gold tailings in Peru. MarketWire

Lattice MachXO2 PLD Family Recognized by EDN Magazine as a "Hot 100" Product
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) today announced that EDN magazine has selected the MachXO2™ PLD family as a 2011 "Hot 100" product. Recognition as a Hot 100 product is particularly coveted because there is no nomination process: instead, EDN's editors select from among thousands of new products those that in their judgment are particularly noteworthy. MarketWire

Welcome to the Fairmont Zimbali Resort
The Fairmont Zimbali Resort, located on one of three coastal forest estates in the world, offers a full plate of culinary options. And tucked between two World Unesco Heritage Sites in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa along the southeast shore known as the Dolphin Coast, most of this Durban resort's restaurants provide mouthwatering views. MarketWire

ONE DROP Kicks Off Project India: Raising the Orissa Population's Awareness of Water-Related Issues Through Arts and Theatre and Improving Access to Safe Water
Today marks the official launch of ONE DROP's Project India, which aims to improve access to safe water and raise the Orissa population's awareness of the need to protect this precious resource. The three year project uses social arts and popular education to improve behaviours with regards to water management and sanitation MarketWire

REMINDER: Docea Holds Seminars on Power Modeling for System Architects at EDSFair
Who/What Docea Power, the design-for-low-power company that delivers software solutions for power and thermal analysis at the architectural level, will exhibit at the Electronic Design and Solution Fair 2011 (EDSFair), November 16 to 18, Pacifico, Yokohama, Japan MarketWire

Market Considerations in Europe Outlook - Featured Research on Urban Outfitters, Inc. and Staples, Inc.
Today, introduced featured coverage of Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ: URBN) and Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS). Full research reports are available to readers at: MarketWire

Europe Situation Forecasts Change - Report Highlights China Ritar Power Corp. and Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.
Today, announced new reports highlighting China Ritar Power Corp. (PINKSHEETS: CRTP) and Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO). Gain market insight with full analysis and research downloads available at MarketWire

Star Bulk Enters Into a One-Year Time Charter Agreement for the Star Kappa
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 entered into a time charter contract with Pacific Basin Chartering Limited BVI for the Star Kappa for approximately one year, at a gross daily rate of $12,500 MarketWire

CO2 Laser Optics From Laser Research Optics for Cutting Clothing and Textiles
Laser Research Optics has announced the availability of a line of field replacement CO2 optics for most popular low power lasers used for laser cutting fabrics, filter mats, canvas, and other synthetics. They are in-stock for immediate shipment to minimize production downtime. MarketWire

Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion XL Is Now Available From Crave Games
Crave Games, a full-service publishing company, and Cartoon Network Enterprises (CNE), the licensing and merchandising arm of the network, today announced the availability of Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion XL for PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft® and the Wii™ system from Nintendo. Available for $39 MarketWire

Universal Detection Technology Announces Record Revenues for Third Quarter of 2011
Universal Detection Technology ( (OTCBB: UNDT), a reseller of early-warning monitoring technologies that protect against biological, chemical, and radiological threats, announced today that its revenues for the quarter ended September 30, 2011 were the highest quarterly revenues in more than three years MarketWire

China America Holdings Reports Financial Results for the Third Quarter and First Nine Months of 2011 Ended September 30, 2011
China America Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: CAAH), a holding company operating in China through its wholly owned subsidiary, Ziyang Ceramic Co., Ltd., announced today its financial results for the third quarter and first nine months of 2011. MarketWire

First Financial Corporation Declares Semi-Annual Dividend
The directors of First Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: THFF) have declared a semi-annual dividend of 47 cents per share payable on January 3, 2012, to shareholders of record at the close of business December 15, 2011. This declaration increases the total dividend paid in 2011 to 94 cents per share, a 2.2% increase from 2010. MarketWire

Global Capacity's One Marketplace Access Exchange to Offer Network Optimization Analysis
Global Capacity, the world's leading telecommunications information and logistics Company, announces today that it has successfully integrated its industry-leading network optimization analysis tools into its One Marketplace Access Exchange platform MarketWire

Ellsworth Fund Ltd. Announces Earnings and Financial Update
Ellsworth Fund Ltd. (NYSE Amex: ECF) today reported earnings, financial highlights and certain portfolio information for the twelve months ended September 30, 2011: MarketWire

Power of the Dream Ventures Issues Update to Shareholders
Power of the Dream Ventures, Inc. (OTCBB: PWRV), Hungary's premier technology acquisition and development company, today issued a letter from company Co-Founder & CEO Viktor Rozsnyay in order to update shareholders on recent accomplishments and near-term and future plans. MarketWire

Cadence Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Geoff Ribar to Present at the NASDAQ OMX Investor Program
WHO:Geoff Ribar, senior vice president and chief financial officer, Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) WHAT:Geoff Ribar will speak at the NASDAQ OMX Investor Program at The Chancery Court Hotel in London. Ribar will provide an overview of the company and participate in a question and answer session with analysts and investors MarketWire

PennantPark Investment Corporation Announces an Increase to Its Quarterly Distribution to $0.28 per Share
PennantPark Investment Corporation (the "Company") (NASDAQ: PNNT) declares an increase of its first fiscal quarter 2012 distribution to $0.28 per share, payable on January 3, 2012 to stockholders of record as of December 23, 2011. Distributions are paid from taxable earnings and may include return of capital and/or capital gains MarketWire

PennantPark Investment Corporation Announces Financial Results for the Quarter and Year Ended September 30, 2011
PennantPark Investment Corporation (NASDAQ: PNNT), "we," "our," "us" or "Company" today announces financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended September 30, 2011. MarketWire

Broadridge Declares Dividend
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: BR) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.16 per share. The dividend is payable on January 2, 2012, to stockholders of record at the close of business on December 12, 2011. MarketWire

Bombardier Aerospace to Establish Manufacturing Capability in Morocco
MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - November 16, 2011) - Bombardier Aerospace announced today that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco for the establishment of a manufacturing facility in Morocco. The exact site location will be announced at a later date GlobeNewswire

Transocean Ltd. Announces Repurchase Offer for 1.50% Series B Convertible Senior Notes Due 2037 of Transocean Inc.
Transocean Ltd. /Transocean Ltd. Announces Repurchase Offer for 1.50% Series B Convertible Senior Notes Due 2037 of Transocean Inc. . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Fitch affirms Van Lanschot's credit rating
The rating agency Fitch Ratings has today reconfirmed F. van Lanschot Bankiers N.V.'s credit rating at Single A minus (stable outlook). In its report, Fitch states that this affirmation of the credit rating is due in part to the bank's low risk profile, strong liquidity and funding, solid capital ratios and good credit quality. GlobeNewswire

Solteq Plc: SHARE REPURCHASE 16.11.2011
Solteq Plc        ANNOUNCEMENT          16.11.2011   SHARE REPURCHASE  16.11.2011   In the Helsinki Stock Exchange     Trade date 16.11 GlobeNewswire

Biofrontera AG:Ad hoc: Biofrontera AG publishes further subscription and exchange offer regarding 5% option bond 2011/2016
Biofrontera AG / /Ad hoc: Biofrontera AG publishes further subscription and exchange offer regarding 5% option bond 2011/2016 . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Nordic Mines AB Interim Report Jan-Nov 2011. Production start at the Laiva mine
(translation of the Swedich press release) GlobeNewswire

Vizrt Ltd. : Vizrt Publishes Financial Calendar for 2012
Bergen, Norway, November 16, 2011. Vizrt Ltd. (Oslo Main List: VIZ) GlobeNewswire

Telenor: Norwegian sports clubs earn NOK 6 million from environmental initiative
In five months, 500 Norwegian sports clubs have collected 171,904 used mobile phones. Never before have so many mobile phones been returned for recycling in Norway. This community effort secured more than NOK 6 million from Telenor. GlobeNewswire

Vaisala Oyj : The Schedule for Vaisala Oyj's Financial Information in 2012
Vaisala Corporation       Stock Exchange Release       November 16, 2011 at 3 GlobeNewswire

Ahlstrom continues profit improvement program to address its underperforming units
Ahlstrom Corporation PRESS RELEASE November 16, 2011 at 3 pm GlobeNewswire

SpareBank 1 SR-Bank considers launching a 10NC5 Tier 2 of minimum NOK 500 million in the Norwegian bond market. The bond will have a maturity of 10 years and be callable after 5 years. The bond will include a regulatory call in case the capital fails to meet future regulatory requirements for Tier 2 capital GlobeNewswire

EMGS announces multi-client basalt mapping survey in Norwegian Sea
Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) will in the fourth quarter of 2011 perform a multi-client 3D magnetotelluric (MT) survey covering approximately 3000 km2 in the Møre basin, Norwegian Sea. The project is pre-funded by a major international oil and gas company.EMGS will rig EM Express (formerly the OHM Express) to undertake this work on a one-month charter GlobeNewswire

Veidekke ASA: Veidekke signs dam contract with Statkraft
Veidekke Entreprenør AS has signed a contract with Statkraft for the renovation of Tunhovd Dam and the building of a submerged weir at Pålsbufjorden in Nore and Uvdal in Buskerud. The value of the contract is NOK 162 million excluding VAT. GlobeNewswire

Rejlers associated company Nettkonsult grows through acquisition
Nettkonsult AS grows through the acquisition of Oslo Elprosjektering AS. The company focuses on advice services to the construction and property sector, in particular hospitals, sports facilities and schools. The company works mainly in the Oslo area. The acquisition complements Nettkonsult's activities in electric power and grid also to customers in the construction and property area GlobeNewswire


Ekornes: Financial Calendar 2012
Financial Calendar 2012   GlobeNewswire

Castellum invests half a billion SEK
Castellum has through the wholly owned subsidiary Eklandia Fastighets AB started a new construction on Lindholmen, Gothenburg, of a 10,400 sq.m. office property on land acquired during the spring 2011. The investment is estimated to SEKm 242 and will be completed during the first quarter 2013. Currently there are no signed leases in the property GlobeNewswire

Hawesko acquires majority in specialist for Spanish wines Wein & Vinos
HAWESKO Holding AG /Hawesko acquires majority in specialist for Spanish wines Wein & Vinos . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

ÅF wins framework agreement with ESS

EURO ID 2012 jointly with Hospital Build Europe and conhIT
EUROFORUM Deutschland SE /EURO ID 2012 jointly with Hospital Build Europe and conhIT. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

AboveNet to Exhibit at Capacity Europe, Amsterdam
LONDON, November 16, 2011- AboveNet Communications, a leading provider of high bandwidth connectivity solutions, will be exhibiting at Capacity Europe 2011 from Monday 21st November until Wednesday 23rd November 2011 at The Hotel Okura, Amsterdam. GlobeNewswire

Bavarian Nordic A/S - Interim Report for the period 1 January to 30 September 2011
 -- Conference Call Scheduled November 16, 2011 at 2 p.m. CET - GlobeNewswire

Studsvik signs contract in Russia worth USD 1 million
Studsvik, through its subsidiary Studsvik Scandpower, has signed a contract with the Russian nuclear fuel producer JSC TVEL to deliver software and certain related services in 2012. The contract is worth USD 1 million. GlobeNewswire

Outokumpu recognised as sector leader in environmental sustainability by Down Jones Sustainability Indexes
PRESS RELEASE16 November 2011 at 9.00 am EET GlobeNewswire

Tikkurila to change its business model in Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic
Tikkurila OyjStock Exchange ReleaseNovember 16, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. (CET+1) GlobeNewswire

Aker Solutions ASA: Invitation to Aker Solutions' Capital Markets Day 2011
16 November 2011 - Aker Solutions is delighted to invite you to our annual Capital Markets Day on 8 December 2011.   The executive chairman, Øyvind Eriksen and the executive management team will share insights into Aker Solutions' future strategy and development. They will also be available for questions throughout the event. All presentations will be webcast live on www GlobeNewswire

Warsaw's 'Adventure World' theme park is 'greening up' - Imtech orders double to 60 million euro
Gouda - Imtech (IM-AE, technical services provider in Europe) announces that it recently doubled its projected contribution to the new development of the 'Adventure World' theme park in Warsaw, Poland: from 30 million euro to a total value of 60 million euro GlobeNewswire

Interim statement of the manager over the third quarter of the financial year 2011 (01/07/11-30/10/11)
Activities in the course of the third quarter of the financial year 2011 GlobeNewswire

Nutreco has signed an agreement on the intended sale of Hendrix to ForFarmers
Today, Nutreco and ForFarmers have signed an agreement on the intended sale of Hendrix to ForFarmers for a total consideration of EUR 92.5 million, resulting in a book profit at completion. As part of the transaction, Nutreco and ForFarmers have entered into a long term strategic partnership, including a know-how agreement GlobeNewswire

Nutreco Ambition 2016 - driving sustainable growth
Nutreco, a global leader in animal nutrition and fish feed, today announces its Strategy Update for the coming five years "Ambition 2016 - driving sustainable growth". Nutreco's ambition further builds on the existing strategy to grow and improve profitability by innovative and sustainable applications for our customers GlobeNewswire

EDB ErgoGroup ASA - Mandatory report of trade
(Oslo, 16 November 2011) Eirik Bornø, Board of Director elected by the employees in EDB ErgoGroup ASA, has purchased 8 129 shares at an average price of NOK 10.00 per share. After this transaction Eirik Bornø and related parties owns 11 462 shares in EDB ErgoGroup ASA. (Adjusted by 1 682 shares compared to stock exchange notice 15 November 2011). GlobeNewswire

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