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Mukherjee terms decline in food inflation a good sign
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said the weekly food inflation has come down by one percent to 10.63 percent and the fuel price index climbed to 15.49 percent but despite this, if this trend of food inflation continues then it is a good sign. ANI

U.S., India sign aviation safety agreement
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced the completion of a bilateral agreement between the United States and India that will allow for the reciprocal certification of aviation products. ANI

Inflation in India - The failure to control black money
November reports indicate that inflation has exceeded nine percent for eleven months straight and the appreciating dollar is probably adding, and will be continue to add, to the nation's woes. ANI

Ashland Inc. Board Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend
The board of directors of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today declared a quarterly cash dividend of 17.5 cents per share on the company's common stock, equivalent to an annual dividend of 70 cents per share.The dividend is payable Dec. 15, 2011, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Dec. 1, 2011. As of Oct. 31, 2011, there were 78,107,463 shares of Ashland common stock outstanding ACN Newswire

ASEAN Exchanges CEOs: Plans on Track to Promote ASEAN as an Asset Class
Following the November 2011 ASEAN Exchanges CEOs meeting, the ASEAN Exchanges CEOs today announced that the collaboration framework is on track towards meeting its goals of collectively promoting ASEAN as a highly investable asset class ACN Newswire

TMC to Hold Simultaneous Live-art, Web-based Promotional Event for Soon-to-launch RWD Sports Car
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) will launch a promotional website for the production prototype of the "FT-86 II Concept", a new compact rear-wheel-drive sports car, which will premiere at the Tokyo Motor Show on December 3 and be shown through December 11. The website, called "FT-86 Fastest Painted Website", will go online at 10:00 on November 20, 2011.The website, http://fpw ACN Newswire

ULVAC-RIKO Releases Laser Flash Method Thermal Constant Measuring System 'TC-1200RH'
ULVAC-RIKO,Inc. has developed a system called "Laser Flash Method Thermal Constant Measuring System TC-1200RH", which enables stable measurement in low temperature ranges and drastically cut down the measurement time, and will launch the sales on November 17, 2011 ACN Newswire

JCB International Launches Tie-up Gourmet Campaign with Chua Lam
JCB International (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of global payment brand JCB, today announced the JCB Gourmet Campaign in cooperation with Mr. Chua Lam, a gourmet famed in Hong Kong and throughout Asia.As the first promotion, JCB Gourmet Campaign will give JCB cardmembers special offers at approximately 40 restaurants in Hong Kong and Macau area recommended by Mr. Chua Lam ACN Newswire

Chairman of Chiho-Tiande Again Increases Stakes in the Group
CHIHO-TIANDE Group Limited ("Chiho-Tiande" or the "Company", together with its subsidiaries, "the Group", Stock code:976) announced that the Company's Chairman Mr. Fang Ankong has again, purchased 18 million shares of the Company in the open market from 15 November to 16 November 2011 and the holding has increased to 41.636%. Chairman Mr ACN Newswire

NEC Extends Sponsorship of Wheelchair Tennis
NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today that it has renewed its sponsorship agreement with ITF as title sponsor of the Wheelchair Tennis Tour and year-end Wheelchair Tennis Masters for a further two years, 2012-13.NEC celebrated 20 years of partnership with the ITF in 2011 ACN Newswire

Mazdaspeed3 Receives ALG Award for Highest Residual Value in U.S. Sportscar Segment
Mazda Motor Corporation today announced that the Mazdaspeed3 (known in Japan as the Mazdaspeed Axela) has won the 2012 Residual Value Award in the Sportscar segment from the Automotive Lease Guide (ALG) in the U.S.Each year, ALG evaluates vehicles available in the U.S. and Canada and predicts which will retain the highest percentage of the purchase price after a three-year period ACN Newswire

Thought Leaders and Industry Players to Gather at Singapore Airshow 2012 Strategic Conferences and Business Forums
Singapore Airshow, Asia's largest and one of the top three aerospace and defence shows in the world, continues to attract strong support from leading industry players and thought leaders from the government, military, aviation and academia, who willbe participating in its strategic high-level conferences and business forums next year ACN Newswire

MHI to Increase Production of Composite-material Wing Boxes for Boeing 787
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) is about to introduce a second autoclave into the Fabrication Factory at its Oye Plant of the company's Nagoya Aerospace Systems Works in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, for use in forming the shape of composite-material wing boxes for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, the next-generation super-efficient mid-size airplane ACN Newswire

Applied Materials Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2011 Results
Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT), the world's leading supplier of manufacturing solutions for the semiconductor, display and solar industries, today reported results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended Oct. 30, 2011.- Q4 net sales of $2 ACN Newswire

Ashland Inc. : Valvoline(TM) names Cambodian distributor; expands product awareness and availability
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENov. 16, 2011Valvoline(TM) names Cambodian distributor; expands product awareness and availabilityPHNOM PEN, Cambodia -To better serve the growing demand for its products, the Valvoline(TM) brand is pleased to announce the appointment of V.H.K Business Group Co., Ltd. as its new distributor in Cambodia effective immediately ACN Newswire

Las Vegas Review Journal Interviews Holiday Systems International CEO Craig Morganson on Its Continued Growth Despite a Stressed Economy
The Las Vegas Review Journal, arguably the most reliable source for Las Vegas news, as well as Nevada's largest newspaper, recently interviewed Holiday Systems International's CEO Craig Morganson on the reasons why his company continues to thrive despite the harsh economic climate. MarketWire

The Russell Asia Pacific Defensive Index Reflected a (-4.9%) Loss YTD, Outperforming the Russell Asia Pacific Dynamic Index (-17.0%) Through November 15
The Russell Asia Pacific Defensive Index posted a (-4.9%) return year-to-date, outperforming the Russell Asia Pacific Dynamic Index which reflected a (-17%) return, through November 15, 2011. The Russell Asia Pacific Index posted a loss of (-12%) for the same time period. MarketWire

Eyes For Wellness Launches ChromaGen Technology in Indianapolis
Eyes For Wellness today announced that it is now offering ChromaGen lenses. ChromaGen is a life changing aid for visual reading disorders often associated with dyslexia and an optical corrective solution for color deficiency, which is also known as color blindness MarketWire

Family Vision Care Launches ChromaGen Technology in Huntingdon Valley
Family Vision Care today announced that it is now offering ChromaGen lenses. ChromaGen is a life changing aid for visual reading disorders often associated with dyslexia and an optical corrective solution for color deficiency, which also is known as color blindness MarketWire

Thunderbird Resorts Inc.: Interim Management Statement Third Quarter 2011 and October Revenue Report
Thunderbird Resorts Inc. ("Thunderbird") (FRANKFURT: 4TR)(EURONEXT: TBIRD) announces that the Interim Management Statement ("IMS") for the third quarter of 2011 has been filed with the Euronext Amsterdam by NYSE Euronext ("Euronext Amsterdam") and the Netherlands Authority for Financial Markets ("AFM") MarketWire

Platypus(R) Rolls Out New Designer Duct Tape(TM) Perfect for the Stylish Do-It-Yourselfer
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HP Board Declares Regular Dividend
The HP (NYSE: HPQ) board of directors has declared a regular cash dividend of 12 cents per share on the company's common stock. MarketWire

New Exhibition Showcases Musical Traditions and Talents on the Barona Indian Reservation
On November 19, the Barona Cultural Center & Museum will open "Rock of Ages: Contemporary Music Traditions on the Barona Reservation" -- an exhibition that will showcase today's native culture of singer-songwriters, rock bands, country-western players and other popular music, reservation-style. MarketWire

Orange County Business Council Announces Turning Red Tape Into Red Carpet Award Winners
Orange County Business Council today announced the award winners of the inaugural Turning Red Tape Into Red Carpet Awards. The awards program was developed to recognize leaders in local government whose policies and programs eliminate the barriers to economic growth and private sector jobs creation. MarketWire

'Fore A Cure' Golf Tournament Raises $215,000 at Santa Ana Country Club to Fund Cystinosis Research
A sold-out field of golfers, sponsors and other donors helped the Cystinosis Research Foundation raise more than $215,000 at its Fore A Cure, Natalie's Wish Golf Tournament Nov. 14 at the Santa Ana Country Club. All proceeds fund research for a cure for cystinosis, a rare metabolic disease that afflicts 500 children and young adults in the United States and 2,000 worldwide. MarketWire

Korea Equity Fund, Inc. Announces Stock Dividend and Timing for Tender Offer
Korea Equity Fund, Inc. (NYSE: KEF) (the "Fund"), a closed-end equity fund, announced today that the Fund's Board of Directors has declared a stock dividend and announced the expected timing of a tender offer. MarketWire

Embarcadero Bank - Announces Completion of Merger With Coronado First Bank
Today Embarcadero Bank announced the completion of its merger with Coronado First Bank, effective November 16, 2011. Although Embarcadero Bank is the surviving bank in the merger, the combined bank will now operate under the name Coronado First Bank. MarketWire

Fisher Communications to Sell Fisher Plaza to Hines Global REIT for $160 Million
Fisher Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSCI), a leader in local media innovation, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell Fisher Plaza, its approximately 300,000 square foot mixed-use facility located near downtown Seattle, to Hines Global REIT, Inc. for $160 million in cash. MarketWire

Warrior Media Announces Launch of Fantasy Sports Vegas
Warrior Media has entered the growing fantasy sports market with Fantasy Sports Vegas ("FSV"), a website that offers daily fantasy contests with cash prizes. While over 30 million American play fantasy sports, few of them are aware that they can legally win cash prizes every day MarketWire

HP Appoints Ralph Whitworth to Board of Directors
HP (NYSE: HPQ) today announced that Ralph V. Whitworth, co-founder of Relational Investors LLC, will join the HP board of directors, effective immediately. MarketWire

ACWA Commends Findings of New Study on Ag Water Efficiency
Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) Executive Director Timothy Quinn issued the following statement today on a newly released study on agricultural water use efficiency by California State University, Fresno. MarketWire

TransUnion Finds Nearly Half of Canadians Plan to Do at Least Some Online Holiday Shopping; Many Concerned With Identity Theft
Next week starts the official holiday shopping season and while consumers are trekking through the malls or cruising websites looking for great holiday bargains, it may be difficult for them to remember that not everyone around them is as caught up in the holiday spirit MarketWire

Plan Ahead to Ring in 2012 With VEGAS.com's Top Hotel Deals This New Year's Eve
The city of Las Vegas ignites every year as tourists flock to ring in the New Year with all the glitz and glamour Sin City offers. This year, VEGAS.com presents exclusive travel deals on hotels for the holiday weekend bustling with activity on the Strip. With rooms booking up early, a team of experts have rounded up the top hotels to keep you near all the action as the countdown begins. MarketWire

CyberMonday Search Tips From Slingshot SEO: Finding the Best Deals Online
Slingshot SEO, the company dedicated to providing digital relevance to deserving brands, has a few tips for online shoppers this holiday season. MarketWire

TransUnion Finds Nearly Three Quarters of Americans Plan to Do at Least Some Online Holiday Shopping; Many Concerned With Identity Theft
Next week starts the official holiday shopping season and while consumers are trekking through the malls or cruising websites looking for great holiday bargains, it may be difficult for them to remember that not everyone around them is as caught up in the holiday spirit MarketWire

SciClone Pharmaceuticals Added to the NASDAQ Biotechnology Index
SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCLN) today announced that the Company will be added to the NASDAQ Biotechnology Index® (NASDAQ: NBI). The semi-annual re-ranking of the index will become effective prior to market opening on Monday, November 21, 2011. MarketWire

AlliedBarton Security Services and HR Plus Reschedule Arlington, VA, Workplace Violence Prevention Event
AlliedBarton Security Services, www.alliedbarton.com, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, and HR Plus, a leading provider of comprehensive solutions for employment and background screening, have rescheduled their free workplace violence prevention seminar MarketWire

To Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Humanity in Space, National Air and Space Museum Will Screen Orphans of Apollo, The Greatest Space Story Never Told
In honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Humanity in Space, an exclusive screening of the film "Orphans of Apollo" will show in the National Air and Space Museum's Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater on Friday, November 18 at 8:00pm. MarketWire

Prominent East Bay Land Use and Environmental Attorney Duo Join Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean LLP
Bringing a combined total of nearly four decades' experience in land use and environmental law, Patricia Curtin and Todd Williams join Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean LLP as partners. Curtin will lead the firm's Land Use practice MarketWire

TBS International Continues Discussions With Its Bankers
TBS International plc (NASDAQ: TBSI) announced today that it is continuing its discussions with its consortium of bankers to restructure its bank debt and alleviate some of the pressure on its cash flow. The discussions continue to focus on reaching agreements with all of the Company's different lending syndicates. MarketWire

Ad Agency Quantifies the Relationship Between Advertising and Sales
"Now you can take a lot of the guesswork out of your advertising with an easy-to-use mathematical marketing formula called 'The Barrows Popularity Factor,'" according to Robert Barrows, President of R.M. Barrows, Inc. Advertising and Public Relations of Burlingame, California. MarketWire

America's Business Hypnotherapist and Success Coach Jenn August Holds Workshops to Help Remove Blocks to Success
Many entrepreneurs and business people may assume that obstacles to success are the economy or other external factors when the true obstacles are generally our own thoughts and ideas that have developed over years, according to America's Business Hypnotherapist and Success Coach Jenn August. MarketWire

North Carolina State University Selects Lectra PLM for College of Textiles
Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using soft materials -- textiles, leather, industrial fabrics, and composite materials -- along with North Carolina State University, College of Textiles, announces the selection of Lectra Fashion Product Lifecycle Management Software (PLM) for the college's Textile and Apparel Technology and Management program. MarketWire

Blue Coat Reports Results for Second Quarter Fiscal 2012
Blue Coat Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: BCSI), a leading provider of Web security and WAN optimization solutions, today reported financial results for its second fiscal quarter ended October 31, 2011. Total net revenue for the second quarter of fiscal 2012 was $114.1 million compared with net revenue of $109.5 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2012 and $121 MarketWire

Intergraph(R) Discovery Tours on November 30th in Okayama and December 1st in Nagoya, Japan to Demonstrate CADWorx(R) Plant Integration With CAESAR II(R) and PV Elite(R)
Intergraph will host Discovery Tour events on November 30 in Okayama and December 1, 2011 in Nagoya, Japan that will demonstrate Intergraph CADWorx Plant Professional and CADWorx P&ID Professional, including how they integrate with Intergraph CAESAR II for pipe stress analysis and PV Elite for vessel and exchanger analysis MarketWire

GetResponse Launches App Center
GetResponse, the leading email marketing provider used by over 210,000 small businesses, today announced the launch of the GetResponse App Center, a distribution platform that provides access to applications and software that interface with the GetResponse email marketing platform. MarketWire

NJBIZ Ranks GENEWIZ, Inc. #28 Among Fifty Fastest Growing Companies
GENEWIZ, Inc., the #1 provider of DNA sequencing services, as well as gene synthesis, molecular biology, genomic, and GLP/cGMP regulatory services, was honored by NJBIZ as one of the 2011 Fifty Fastest Growing Companies on Monday evening, November 14. Ranking 28th, GENEWIZ was celebrated among New Jersey's most dynamic companies who actively contribute to the state's economic growth. MarketWire

Lean Cuisine(R) Debuts the First Culinary Roundtable of Its Kind
This fall, LEAN CUISINE® will introduce the inaugural LEAN CUISINE® Culinary Roundtable, a group of top chefs and a curator hand-selected from some of the most foodie-fueled cities in America. These critically acclaimed culinary experts will inspire and collaborate with LEAN CUISINE® to bring the latest restaurant-inspired recipes to your table. MarketWire

Andes Gold Corporation Continues to Grow
Andes Gold Corporation (PINKSHEETS: AGCZ) is pleased to announce its financial results for the nine month period ending September 30, 2011. The Company had gross income of $3,303,408 for the nine months ending September 30, 2011 versus gross income of $2,926,800 for the year ending December 31, 2010 MarketWire

Hall County Public Safety Chooses Tiburon to Go to the Cloud
Hall County, Georgia Public Safety completed their cutover this week to Tiburon's DispatchNow computer assisted dispatching (CAD) and mobile software solution. Hall County chose the secure cloud computing version of DispatchNow software to take advantage of the trend that is sweeping public and private sector IT MarketWire

Seventh Generation Breakthrough Gets New USDA BioPreferred Seal
Seventh Generation, a leading maker of non-toxic and renewable household and personal care products, has announced that a radical new reformulation of its best-selling laundry liquids has received one of the first ever USDA BioPreferred labels MarketWire

21st-Century Education in Singapore: Temasek Polytechnic and Cisco Transform Learning in the Digital Age
Temasek Polytechnic today announced that they are using the network as a platform for education in the digital age through the use of virtualization to cater to the millennial generation MarketWire

Cisco, Corous360 and IAHGames Take Online Gaming to the Cloud
Infocomm Asia Holdings (IAHGames), a leading publisher, operator and distributor of popular online games, today announced that they are the first gaming company in Southeast Asia to use the power of unified computing to deliver efficiency and scalability to their operations in the region MarketWire

EPiServer Positioned in the Visionaries Quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management
EPiServer, a leading provider of web content solutions, today announced that Gartner, Inc. has positioned it in the Visionaries quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management* report. MarketWire

Don't Miss Value-Priced Move-In Ready Homes at The Ranch by William Lyon Homes
William Lyon Homes' Unwrap the Holiday Sales Event is ending on November 20th, so time is quickly running out for buyers to take advantage of incredible deals at The Ranch, where prices are from the high $100,000s for a brand new single-family detached home MarketWire

enXco Acquires 38 MW Chestnut Flats Wind Project From Gamesa Energy USA
enXco -- an EDF Energies Nouvelles Company announced today it has signed a purchase agreement to acquire from Gamesa Energy USA, LLC, 100% of the equity interest in Chestnut Flats Wind, LLC and all project assets owned by the special purpose company. Full ownership will transfer to enXco, subject to satisfaction of customary closing conditions, which is expected by the end of 2011. MarketWire

PNY Debuts 16ft. Smart Active High Speed HDMI(R) Cable in White
PNY Technologies®, Inc. ("PNY") announced the availability of a new addition to their line of Smart Active High Speed HDMI® Cables: the 16ft. White Smart Active HDMI Cable, featuring HDMI type-A connectors in high-gloss white. MarketWire

Airborne Security and Protective Services, Inc. Announced Its Plans to Purchase South Coast Executive Aircraft Management and Has Signed a Letter of Intent
Airborne Security and Protective Services, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ABPR) -- South Coast Executive Aircraft Management is headquartered in Miami, Florida, Located at Turnberry Aviation in Opa-Locka executive airport. MarketWire

Plymouth Rock Assurance, Local Agents Celebrate Classic Massachusetts Thanksgiving Football Rivalries
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, will be honoring Massachusetts residents' long-standing love for Thanksgiving high school football with a series of events and contests MarketWire

Vivecoach Wellness Challenge Draws 2,500 Flextronics Employees
Vivecoach, the leading corporate wellness challenge application company, announces that its customer, Flextronics, has recently completed a company-wide "Step" challenge with 2,500 employees across the U.S. With a participating employee completion rate of 80% and commitment of the Flextronics management team, this was one of Vivecoach's most successful challenges to-date MarketWire

Ellsworth Fund Ltd. Announces Issue Price for the 2011 Year-End Dividend Payable on November 23, 2011
Ellsworth Fund Ltd. (NYSE Amex: ECF) announced today that the price at which its beneficial shares will be issued to shareholders who elected to receive additional shares in payment of the 2011 year-end dividend will be $6.56 per share. The issue price represents the closing price of the shares on the NYSE Amex Exchange on November 16, 2011, which was below the net asset value of $7 MarketWire

Icon Media Holdings, Inc. Continues Its Expansion, Now Into Asian Markets Through Product Launch on Amazon Japan
Icon Media Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ICNM) is pleased to announce today that the Company continues its expansion, but now into Asia via a newly launched storefront on Amazon Japan. The following is a link to the Punt Dog Posters Storefront on Amazon Japan: http://tinyurl.com/7uvwr2v. MarketWire

Kapow Software Introduces Kapow Katalyst 8.2
Kapow Software, the leading innovator in application integration, announced the 8.2 release of its Kapow Katalyst Application Integration platform, which is the result of Kapow Software's consistent and heavy investment in research and development and its rapid response to input from its large, active customer base. The focus of Kapow Katalyst 8 MarketWire

Col. H. Weir Cook Terminal at Indianapolis International Airport Earns LEED Certification
The Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) announced on Friday the Col. H. Weir Cook Terminal at Indianapolis International Airport (IND) earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) certification. MarketWire

Caribbean Casino Gaming Corp. (CGAQ) Presents: Guzman-Castellano Weigh In Streamed Live on GFL.TV at 3PM Eastern, November 17th, 2011
Caribbean Casino Gaming Corp. (PINKSHEETS: CGAQ) Today at 3pm eastern, former three-time world champion undefeated Dominican Superstar Joan Guzman and Florencio Castellano will hit the scales and weigh in for Friday night's much anticipated Jr. Welterweight bout MarketWire

SYSCO of Iowa Begins Selling Smoky Market Salmon
Smoky Market Foods, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SMKY) (OTCQB: SMKY) announced today it has launched into wholesale foodservice distribution and formed a special brokerage relationship with SYSCO Foodservice of Iowa. SYSCO is the global leader in foodservice distribution and the company got the opportunity to present its salmon program to SYSCO of Iowa. Eddie Feintech, CEO of Smoky Market Foods, Inc MarketWire

UCB, Inc. to Move Forward With Full-Suite Implementation of the iMANY ContractSphere Solution
iMANY, the leading provider of contract performance solutions, announced today that UCB, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of global biopharmaceutical company UCB, will deploy an enterprise-scale adoption of the iMANY® ContractSphere® strategic software platform for its U.S. operations MarketWire

US Navy Procures RedXDefense's XPAK G2 for Force Protection Missions Worldwide
The U.S. Navy's Maritime Expeditionary Security Group (MESG) will begin utilizing RedXDefense's XPAK G2 Portable Explosives Detection Systems to conduct anti-terrorism and force protection missions around the world to include harbor and homeland defense, coastal surveillance, and special missions. MarketWire

Ziegler Closes $143 Million Financing for The Terraces at Bonita Springs
Ziegler, a specialty investment bank, is pleased to announce the successful closing of a $143,120,000 non-rated, fixed-rate issue for The Terraces at Bonita Springs (the Terraces). The Terraces is a start-up continuing care retirement community to be constructed in Bonita Springs, Florida, just north of Naples in southern Lee County MarketWire

After 91 Years of Serving "Never-Changing" Fare Barney's Beanery Introduces New Menu to Keep It Fresh With "Trend-Tasty"
Barney's Beanery (www.barneysbeanery.com), the third oldest restaurant in Los Angeles and venerable roadhouse/famed celebrity hangout, is introducing a new menu with several innovative items at its original West Hollywood site as wells as at its four replica venues located throughout Southern California. MarketWire

Relevant Data Corp Names Michael J. O'Hara Chairman, Scientific Advisory Board
Relevant Data Corp, developer of a proprietary analytics platform, announced today that Michael J. O'Hara, a well-known aerospace engineer and scientist, has been named Chairman of their Scientific Advisory Board. Mr MarketWire

Tips and Trimmings: Apple Sauce and Juice Are Keys to Holiday Recipe Success
Treats, both savory and sweet, are sure to take over your dinner table during the holidays, and Tree Top has the tips and trimmings to add flavor and cut sugar, fat and calories from some of your favorite dishes! MarketWire

Matt Petteruto to Join Orange County Business Council as Vice President of Economic Development
Matt Petteruto, chief of staff to Orange County Supervisor Bill Campbell, will join Orange County Business Council (OCBC) as Vice President of Economic Development on January 3, 2012. Petteruto brings to OCBC a long history of active service in both the public and private sectors, as well as in association management. MarketWire

Lpath Gets Attention From Pfizer and Analysts as a Potential Buy-Out Candidate
Lpath (OTCBB: LPTN), a San Diego-based firm, whose shares currently trade just under $1 appears to be a potential acquisition target. The firm' therapeutics platform is showing strong data that their drug-discovery engine has a unique ability to bind to and inhibit bioactive lipids that contribute to various diseases MarketWire

Motel 6 Seeks Cuddly Donations for Fourth Annual Great Teddy Bear Roundup
Motel 6, known for providing guests with a clean, comfortable room and great service for the lowest price of any national chain, will help bring comfort to children experiencing stressful or traumatic situations with the fourth annual Great Teddy Bear Roundup. New teddy bears can be donated at any participating Motel 6 in the U.S. and Canada now through Dec MarketWire

Hispanic Motor Press Awards Announces Top Ten Cars of the Year
Hispanic Motor Press Association has announced the winners for the 2012 Car of the Year Awards. All vehicles were compared against their competitive segment entries and evaluated on safety, quality, value, performance, design, style, environmental impact and technology standards. The Top Ten Cars of the Year reflect the distinctive style, tastes and needs of the influential Latino US population MarketWire

Union Equity, Inc.'s Director Martha Lance Has Been Dropped as a Defendant in Action Filed by SunTrust Bank
Union Equity Inc. (PINKSHEETS: UNQT) announces that its Director Martha Lance has been dropped as a defendant by the lawsuit filed by SunTrust Bank. SunTrust Bank made a mistake and corrected the mistake by dropping Mrs. Lance from the action that was filed. MarketWire

Ixia Receives a 2011 Mobility Tech Zone Wireless Backhaul Distinction Award
Ixia (NASDAQ: XXIA) announced today that Mobility Tech Zone, a global, integrated media site dedicated to mobility and communications sponsored by TMC and Crossfire Media, has presented IxNetwork with a 2011 Wireless Backhaul Distinction Award. MarketWire

Cubic Selected for Chicago Open Standards Fare System Contract
Cubic Transportation Systems, a business unit of San Diego-based Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB), has been selected for contract award by the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) to integrate, deliver, operate and maintain the agency's next-generation open payments system that will accept bank cards and, ultimately, mobile phone payments MarketWire

Platinum Equity to Sell San Diego Union-Tribune to Doug Manchester
Platinum Equity announced today it has signed a definitive agreement to sell The San Diego Union-Tribune ("Union-Tribune" or "U-T") to MLIM LLC, owned by San Diego entrepreneur Doug Manchester. San Diego media executive John Lynch serves as President and CEO of MLIM. MarketWire

"Vendome Guide to St. Barthelemy" Dishes: What's Hot Now in Caribbean's Most Delicious Destination
WIMCO (www.wimco.com), the largest and longest-established St. Barts villa rental company, has just released the 2011/2012 Vendôme Guide to St. Barthelemy. The Guide continues to be the most comprehensive resource for planning a vacation to St. Barts with the inside scoop on beaches, restaurants for every taste, events for every interest, new technology and 240 villas for every tax bracket MarketWire

iGambit, Inc. Reports More Than 75% Increase in Third Quarter Revenue
iGambit, Inc. (OTCBB: IGMB), a diversified technology development and holding company reported results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011 (in US Dollars). MarketWire

Fusion Reports Third Quarter 2011 Results
Fusion Telecommunications International, Inc. (OTCBB: FSNN) has announced financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2011. MarketWire

Alvin and the Chipmunks(TM): Chipwrecked Video Game Now Available on Kinect for Xbox 360, Wii and Nintendo DS
Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products and Bagdasarian Productions, announced today that Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked, the high-energy video game based on the upcoming third installment of the blockbuster animated feature film franchise, is now available on Kinect™ for Xbox 360®, Wii™ and Nintendo DS™. MarketWire

NetEnrich Gives Back to Joplin With Help of Ingram Micro's Venture Tech Network Community
NetEnrich today announced it will donate five percent of the total revenue generated from targeted sales within the Ingram Micro Venture Tech Network (VTN) community to the Joplin Habitat for Humanity MarketWire

Transport and Interact With Your Computer's Video and Audio Content on Your HDTV With Ease This Holiday Season
In this tough economy, more and more people are watching TV episodes and movies on their computers and dropping their cable TV subscriptions for cheaper online entertainment alternatives. Unfortunately, this leaves you with a laptop on your knees on the couch, unable to share videos and movies with your family and friends MarketWire

Incredible Deals on Move-In Ready Homes at Canopy Lane by William Lyon Homes
Couples and families who envision the holiday season celebrating in their brand new Canopy Lane home must hurry to this gated Orange County neighborhood by William Lyon Homes MarketWire

Buy Now for Incredible Deals on Move-In Ready Homes at San Carlos Court by William Lyon Homes
Great prices, prestigious Irvine living and new homes by leading builder William Lyon Homes have made San Carlos Court in the Village of Portola Springs® a favorite new neighborhood for OC buyers MarketWire

ICE AIR Shows Off New Showroom at Grand Opening
On Nov. 15, 2011, ICE AIR unveiled its new product showroom at a grand opening event co-sponsored by Brothers Supply. Attended by distributors, contractors and engineers in the New York tri-state area, the event featured equipment demonstrations, cocktails and dinner. MarketWire

FTC Chief Privacy Officer Marc Groman Appointed New Executive Director of Network Advertising Initiative
Today, the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) board of directors announced that Marc Groman, the chief privacy officer of the Federal Trade Commission, will become the NAI's next executive director and general counsel. The NAI is a leading self-regulatory organization for companies in the online advertising marketplace including; 24/7 Real Media, Akamai Technologies, Inc MarketWire

Amwest Imaging Incorporated Completes Successful Acquisition of Instant Website Technology, Which Triggers Immediate Growth Strategy Aimed at Multi-Billion Dollar Cloud Based Sector
Amwest Imaging Incorporated (OTCBB: AMWI) is pleased to announce they have completed the final acquisition of all of the outstanding shares of Instant Website Technology Inc. (the "Company"). MarketWire

The Lodge at Woodloch Enables Guests to Seek Herbal and Holistic Harmony With Each Season
As the brisk fall air sets in, The Lodge at Woodloch spa resort answers back to nature with the announcement of a new workshop series, Herbal and Holistic Harmony with the Seasons. Master Herbalist Nathaniel Whitmore has developed a series of weekend workshops to teach guests about the ever-changing seasons and how to keep the body and season in perfect balance. MarketWire

Box Launches $2M Fund and Partner Network to Ignite Enterprise Innovation
Box today launched the Box Innovation Network® (/bin), a new program designed to foster innovation in enterprise software. /bin consists of leading developer communities and diverse platform partners including Appcelerator, Cloud Foundry, Heroku, Rackspace, SnapLogic, and Twilio MarketWire

Zephyr Real Estate Debuts iPhone App
Zephyr Real Estate once again leads the race in technology advances for the real estate industry. San Francisco home shoppers need look no further than their iPhone to find every available listing in the city with Zephyr Real Estate Search, now available in the iTunes Store. MarketWire

Customization of Fortis(TM) Document Management Software Wins Innovation Award From California Judicial Council
Westbrook Technologies, developer of Fortis™ and FortisBlue™ enterprise content management (ECM) software, today announced that the California Judicial Council named the state's Fifth District Court of Appeals as the 2011 recipient of the Ralph N MarketWire

Rabobank Says China's Changing Economy Good News for Many American Farmers
Amid American economic woes, China is fueling the success of a particular business sector by leading a strong export demand for U.S.-grown tree nuts, a trend that is likely to continue, according to a research study issued today by Rabobank's Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory group. MarketWire

Youth From LA's Most Violent Neighborhoods Present "Shifting Minds From Violence to Peace"
Soledad Enrichment Action (SEA), LA County's leading provider of education, social services, and intervention/prevention/reentry programs for youth at risk of gangs and violence, will hold the 2nd Annual Youth Peace Movement Conference at the University of Southern California (USC) MarketWire

Nigel W. Morris, Co-Founder of Capital One, Joins Braintree Board of Directors
Braintree (www.braintreepayments.com), an online payments provider that powers commerce for many of the fastest-growing and most discerning online, mobile and social businesses in the world, announced that Capital One co-founder Nigel Morris has joined the company's board of directors and invested in the company following a $34 million investment from Accel Partners earlier this year. MarketWire

Zoom(R) Telephonics Raises $411,232 in Rights Offering
Zoom Telephonics, Inc. (OTCBB: ZMTP) ("Zoom") announced today that it has completed its rights offering, raising $411,232 before expenses of approximately $35 thousand. Zoom sold 1,523,082 shares at $0.27 each to approximately 60 participating shareholders. MarketWire

Aylus Networks, a Leading Provider of Video Communications Infrastructure Software, Appoints Prakash Iyer VP of Products
Aylus Networks™, the leading provider of infrastructure software for enabling video communication services over mobile and between network-based and OTT video calling services, announced today that they have appointed Prakash Iyer VP of Products MarketWire

Bechtel Recognized for Environmentally Friendly Purchasing Practice
Bechtel Corporation has received an Office Depot Leadership in Greener Purchasing Award, recognizing the company's efforts to incorporate sustainability into its procurement practices. Office Depot presents the award to customers who purchase greener products which it believes is indicative of a company's broader environmental program. MarketWire

News360 Introduces Periscope, Brings Depth and Insight to News Across the Web
News360, the popular cross-platform newsreader that delivers personalized content based on a user's unique interest graph, today introduced Periscope, a browser extension that works with Chrome, Firefox and Safari browsers to add depth and context to articles across thousands of news sites. MarketWire

Pacific Gold Corp.-Third Quarter Results
Pacific Gold Corp. (OTCQB: PCFG)(PINK SHEETS: PCFG). MarketWire

Equal Experts and CodeKen Team Up to Rescue Popular Developer Conference
Editors Note: There are two photos associated with this press release. MarketWire

Make a Sophisticated Design Statement in the Bath With the New Ashville(TM) Accessory Collection From Moen
Moen makes it easy to make a style statement in the bath -- without a major remodel -- with the new Ashville™ bath accessory collection. Available at The Home Depot, the full suite of bath accessories offers a traditional design that coordinates with most bathroom décor. MarketWire

Tri-Cities Area Home on 12.5 Acres to Sell at Auction
For 45 years, Lester Mott made his home on the Kennewick hillside where he enjoyed spectacular views of the Tri-Cities area, including the lower Yakima Valley, the Columbia River and Rattlesnake Mountain. But the home and 12.5 acres are set to be sold at auction Dec. 3 as his family settles his estate. MarketWire

Southridge Announces Retirement of 200 Million Shares
Southridge Minerals, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SRGE) ("Southridge" or the "Company") is pleased to announce it has completed the repurchase of two hundred million (200,000,000) shares, which have now been cancelled and returned back to the Company treasury. This transaction represents a reduction of approximately 21% of the Company's issued and outstanding common shares. MarketWire

University Health Network Ontario, Canada Selects Expesite VisionFM
University Health Network (UHN) recently announced its selection to use VisionFM (Facilities Management) and VisionMM (Maintenance Management) from the Expesite Suite of Vision Products for managing its facilities and maintenance programs. MarketWire

Conductor Launches Non-Profit Foundation to Help New York Charities Improve Web Presence and Fundraising Efforts Through Natural Search
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New Version of Accela Analytics App for Government Adds Support for iPhone and iOS 5
Accela, Inc., the San Ramon, Calif.-based leading provider of cloud- and web-based software applications for e-government, today announced the availability of Accela Analytics™ 7.1.2, the newest version of the company's popular iPad app, which enables government decision-makers to quickly access and analyze the enterprise data behind their operations, anytime and anywhere. Version 7.1 MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology Introduces New Surface-Mount MLCC Featuring Integrated Resistor for Rapid Discharge
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new multilayer ceramic chip capacitor (MLCC) featuring an integrated resistor and low electrostrictive ceramic formulation. For high-pulse-current applications, the VJ controlled discharge capacitor (CDC) offers excellent reliability, high voltage ratings from 1,000 VDC to 1,500 VDC, and a capacitance range from 33 nF to 560 nF. MarketWire

Singapore Semiconductor Industry Association Launches Semiconductor Startup Growth Initiatives
With semiconductor startups declining in number and VCs becoming more and more hesitant to invest funds in getting them off the ground, a different approach is needed to enable these innovative entrepreneurs to gain a foothold in the semiconductor market. According to Gartner, very few companies have formed over the past 3 years, and the rate of semiconductor startups per year is slowing down MarketWire

Bear Valley 2012: The Outdoor Classroom for Adventurers of All Ages
More Sidecountry and Backcountry Access with 300+ Acres - On the heels of last season's new 400 acre Dardanelle Vista Bowl opening, the resort and partner Mountain Adventure Seminars this year have improved access to a ridge south of the resort, known as King's Realm. This opens up another 300+ acres of advanced terrain with a marked entrance and snowcat road to the ridge top MarketWire

Mediware's JAC to Support 12 Hospitals Across Northern Ireland With Enterprise Medication Management Technology
Expanding from its base in the United Kingdom, Mediware® Information Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MEDW) announced that its JAC Computer Services Limited (JAC) business was selected by Northern Ireland Health and Social Care (HSC) to deliver a pan-Northern Ireland Pharmacy Software Solution for the Business Services Organization (BSO) Information and Technology Service (ITS) MarketWire

Winner Casino's Beach Life Slots Offering Largest Jackpot Ever-Approaching $5,000,000!
Winner Casino has entered unprecedented territory, with its Beach Life slots game progressive jackpot having topped $4.8 million and growing quickly! It's been ages since this jackpot was last hit and the time is ripe for Winner Casino to produce an instant millionaire! MarketWire

Philadelphia Area Security Officers From AlliedBarton Security Services Receive 17 Awards From ASIS International's Philadelphia Chapter
Security officers from AlliedBarton Security Services, www.alliedbarton.com, received 17 awards, including seven honors for acts of valor, at ASIS International Greater Philadelphia Chapter's 2011 Private Security Appreciation Night on Wednesday, November 16, at the Philadelphia Cricket Club, 415 W. Willow Grove Ave. MarketWire

Nexsan Names USI Corporation Top North American Reseller of Disk-Based Storage Systems
Nexsan®, a leading independent provider of disk-based storage systems, today recognized USI Corporation as its "2011 Top North American Reseller" for sales success with the company's Flexible Storage Platform™ of storage systems. Nexsan presented the award at its 2011 NexStep partner conference. MarketWire

Impermium Secures $8 Million in Series-A Financing to Lead Fight Against Social Web Spam
Impermium today announced a Series-A financing round of $8 million, which will fuel the build out of the company's global service for fighting social web spam. The round was led by Highland Capital Partners, with participation from existing investors including The Social+Capital Partnership and Freestyle Capital. MarketWire

"Arizona's Solar Strategic Plan" Laying Out Roadmap for Future Growth Issued
"Arizona's Solar Strategic Plan," a document that proposes a series of recommended actions for the long-term growth of the state's solar industry, has been issued, as announced by Michelle De Blasi, Chair of the Solar Energy Legal Team at the Quarles & Brady law firm and Chair of the Arizona Energy Consortium (AEC). MarketWire

Realize Your Dream to Be an RN Today
Achieve Test Prep (ATP) celebrates American Education Week by encouraging LPNs, Respiratory Therapists and Paramedics to realize their dream to become an RN. Do it the Achieve way! ATP, www.achievetestprep.com, helps LPNs achieve their degree and RN license faster and for less money. ATP's RN Bridge Program combines classroom-based learning with the speed of credit by examination MarketWire

Jupiter Communities' 215 West Wins Three Prestigious CAMME Awards
215 West, a new luxury green high-rise apartment tower managed by Jupiter Communities, LLC, grabbed the gold in several categories at the Chicagoland Apartment Association's (CAA) 2011 Chicagoland Apartment Marketing and Management Excellence (CAMME) Awards on Friday, October 28, 2011. MarketWire

Aurora Invests in Automated Fiber Placement (AFP) Technology
Aurora Flight Sciences announced its decision to make a major investment in Automated Fiber Placement (AFP) technology that will be used to manufacture larger and more complex composite structures for the aerospace industry at an affordable cost. Aurora plans to locate this equipment at its Columbus, Mississippi manufacturing facility. MarketWire

Social Media Users Love Beer, Really Love Guinness, According to Amplicate
Social media users were very positive about popular beer brands on social media in the last 12 months, with Guinness garnering the most praise from social media users, according to a new social media analytics report from Amplicate. MarketWire

Small Businesses and Nonprofit Organizations Are Hit Hard by Employee Fraud -- They Lack Internal Controls and Often Miss the Warning Signs
Employee fraud hits organizations hard -- especially small businesses and nonprofit organizations that lack internal controls and may miss the warning signs that fraud is taking place, says Marks Paneth & Shron litigation advisor. MarketWire

Reimbursement Intelligence Brings On New Chief Commercial Officer
Reimbursement Intelligence, the New Jersey-based market-research firm helping biopharma, medical device and diagnostic firms succeed in managed markets, announced today that Shiraz Hasan has joined the company as Chief Commercial Officer MarketWire

Philadelphia-Area Chef Wins National Creative Pizza Recipe Contest
US Foods today announced Chef Melissa Jones of Metropolitan American Diner & Bar in North Wales, Pa., has won the first ever US Foods Creative Pizza Recipe Competition. Jones' chicken avocado pizza with chipotle aioli earned her the top spot and a check for $1,000. MarketWire

Scott Hamilton and Dorothy Hamill Join Skating Champions and Grammy Award Winning Artists to Celebrate Cancer Survivorship for "Kaleidoscope on Ice" -- A Holiday Spectacular
Olympic champions Scott Hamilton & Dorothy Hamill will co-host this year's Kaleidoscope on Ice, a holiday spectacular and musical extravaganza conceived to represent the full spectrum of colors around cancer awareness and to empower those battling cancer to celebrate survivorship. Kaleidoscope on Ice will air nationally on FOX on Thanksgiving Day (Nov MarketWire

Insight Integrated Systems Offers FireScope's IT Service Management Solutions
Insight Integrated Systems (IIS), a division of Insight Investments LLC, the industry experts in technology solutions and financing options, has added FireScope, the leader in aligning customers' technology performance to their business and customer experiences, to its portfolio of solutions MarketWire

Paxton Energy Signs Acquisition Agreement
Paxton Energy, Inc. (OTCBB: PXTE) ("Paxton"), an energy turnaround company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and drilling of oil and natural gas properties, is pleased to announce that on November 14, 2011, the Company entered into a definitive acquisition agreement, which is expected to close on or before December 15, 2011 MarketWire

InvestEdge Earns Dalbar Seal of Excellence for Its Investment Reporting Solution
Dalbar, Inc. announced today that InvestEdge, Inc. was awarded the Dalbar Seal of Excellence for Communications on its Client Performance Reporting Documents. The Dalbar Seal is the recognition awarded to financial service communications that display excellence in meeting the needs of their customers MarketWire

SmartMetric Updates Patent and Patent Infringement Case Against Visa and MasterCard
SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCBB: SMME) - President & CEO of SmartMetric, Inc., C. Hendrick said today that during the course of the last 12 months, the company has embarked on a legal course to defend its Patent, Patent No. 6,792,464 (the "'464 Patent") from obvious and blatant infringement MarketWire

VistaGen Therapeutics and University Health Network (Toronto) Extend Broad Stem Cell Alliance and Expand Scope of Collaborative Research
VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCBB: VSTA), a biotechnology company applying stem cell technology for drug rescue and cell therapy, and the University Health Network (UHN), one of Canada's largest research hospitals, have expanded their existing collaborative pluripotent stem cell research and development program, and extended it through September 2017. MarketWire

Genisphere Licenses RNA Amplification and MicroRNA Labeling Technologies to Affymetrix
Genisphere, LLC., a developer of life science technology solutions, today announced two agreements to exclusively license the company's RNA Target Amplification and FlashTag™ Biotin microRNA labeling technologies to Affymetrix®, Inc. Financial terms of the deals were not disclosed. MarketWire

Neuralitic's SevenFlow Achieves Oracle Exadata Ready Status
Neuralitic Systems, a leading provider of mobile data intelligence solutions, today announced that SevenFlow 3.1 has achieved Oracle Exadata Ready status through Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN). MarketWire

Corvus Gold Hires Manager of Project Development to Advance Its North Bullfrog, Nevada and Terra Alaska Projects
Corvus Gold Inc. ("Corvus" or the "Company") (TSX: KOR)(OTCQX: CORVF) announces the addition of Mr. Carl Brechtel as the Company's new Manager of Project Development. Mr. Brechtel has over 35 years of mining industry experience and specializes in the design and development of both open pit and underground projects. Mr MarketWire

Solera Networks Unveils New Threat Research Labs
Solera Networks, creator of the Network Security Analytics platform and Solera DeepSee® applications, today announced the launch of Solera Networks Research Labs (SNRL), a geographically distributed group comprised of analysts, incident responders, reverse engineers and security specialists MarketWire

b-glowing.com Adds New Perfect for Gifting Premium Beauty Brands
b-glowing (www.b-glowing MarketWire

Red Deer Dogo Net Made a Positive Impression on the Community at Agri-Trade 2011
Digagogo Ventures Corp. ("Digagogo" or the "Company") (OTCBB: DOGO), a provider of information and communications technology, announced today that Red Deer Dogo Net was a success at Agri-Trade 2011. MarketWire

Silex Technology Launches SDK for Wireless iPad and iPhone to USB Device Connectivity
Silex Technology, a global leader in wired and wireless networking solutions, today launched the SX-Virtual Link SDK for iOS. The SDK allows USB device manufacturers and system integrators to communicate from an iPad®, iPhone® or iPod® Touch to their devices. iOS hardware, such as iPad, does not have a USB host port MarketWire

Suzanne Fanning Named New President of WOMMA
The Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA) this week announced Suzanne Fanning as the association's new President. WOMMA is the premier non-profit organization dedicated to advancing and advocating the discipline of credible word of mouth marketing. MarketWire

Free Range Content Launches Global Content Network With Thousands of Articles for Instant Online Syndication
Free Range Content (FRC) today announced that over one hundred thousand articles can now be syndicated online through its new and robust Global Content Network. Launching with material from Agence France Presse (AFP), GlobalPost, NewsLook, and more than 500 other online publications. The Global Content Network is the newest asset in FRC's instant syndication platform, Repost MarketWire

SMA Alliance Issues Impressive First Week Sales of November 2011
SMA Alliance (PINKSHEETS: SMAA) is pleased to announce their incredible sales force has delivered impressive first week sales for the month of November 2011. As of Saturday, November 5th, 2011 official sales for the week indicate a signing of an additional 9 new dealerships, increasing the annualized revenue of SMA Alliance by $463,000.00 MarketWire

Intelleflex Documents the Cost of Cold Chain Shrink and the Value of Delivered Freshness for Produce
Intelleflex, a leading provider of on-demand data visibility solutions, and ProWare Services, a software and services company focused on providing solutions for the fresh food industry, today announced the results of a recent pilot program that documented the value of Delivered Freshness™ and quality of produce by dynamically routing product in real-time based on remaining shelf-life MarketWire

TuneUp Now Available at Mac App Store
TuneUp Media, the publisher of the #1 companion application for iTunes, today announced the debut of TuneUp in the Mac App Store. TuneUp offers Mac users an easy way to manage, organize and discover growing digital music libraries, helping to fix mislabeled song information, remove duplicate tracks, find missing album art and more MarketWire

Stevia Corp. Signs First Farm Management Agreement in Vietnam
Stevia Corp. (OTCBB: STEV) ("Stevia Corp." or the "Company"), a farm management company focused on the economic development of stevia, the fastest growing product in the alternative sweetener sector, is pleased to announce its entry into a Farm Management Agreement with Stevia Ventures Corporation ("SVC") of Hanoi. MarketWire

DreamHost Partners With Los Angeles Start-Up Accelerator MuckerLab
DreamHost, a global full-service web hosting company, has today announced its partnership with Los Angeles-based start-up accelerator, MuckerLab (www.muckerlab.com). DreamHost will serve as the official web hosting and application hosting provider of MuckerLab for 2012. MarketWire

Presstek Expands Plate Portfolio With PhD 830 Preheat Thermal Plate
Presstek, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRST), a leading supplier of digital offset printing solutions to the printing and communications industries, today announced that it is now actively marketing its new Presstek PhD 830 thermal preheat digital plate. Presstek PhD 830 is a single-layer negative-working thermal plate that is compatible with the industry's leading thermal CTP systems MarketWire

Questus Wins Two Gold Davey Awards and Platinum MarCom Award for Leading Work in Online Advertising, Marketing and Websites, Streaming Video
Questus, a digitally-led advertising agency with offices in New York and San Francisco, today announced that is has won two Gold Davey Awards for its recent work in Online Marketing/Advertising and for Website creation, as well as a coveted platinum MarCom award for a Streaming Video. MarketWire

Icon Media Holdings, Inc. Announces Large Scale Product Launch on Amazon Canada, Expects an Increase in Short Term Gross Revenue
Icon Media Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ICNM) announced today that the Company has launched a storefront on Amazon Canada. This particular venue has been successfully in operation for the last four months under the brand name "Punt Dog Posters." Product add-ons such as framing and laminating are also being offered, allowing for higher average order values MarketWire

PowerShares S&P 500(R) Low Volatility Portfolio (SPLV) Surpasses $600 Million in AUM
Invesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC, a leading global provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), announced today that PowerShares S&P 500® Low Volatility Portfolio (SPLV) recently surpassed $600 million in assets under management (AUM) MarketWire

Gardener's Supply Offers New Holiday Gifts from $10 to $50
According to the National Retail Federation and Gardener's Supply, a leading online retailer specializing in earth-friendly and innovative gardening goods, a high percentage of holiday shoppers purchase gifts for the lucky recipients on their giving lists... and then buy the same for themselves. MarketWire

Logicworks Launches infiniCloud PowerCluster for Large-Scale Cloud Computing Clients
Logicworks today announced the launch of infiniCloud PowerCluster, a service specifically designed for large-scale cloud computing customers. infiniCloud PowerCluster, or simply "PowerCluster," is a bulk computing package that combines the company's popular infiniCloud service with private cloud resources creating a dedicated grid of compute nodes in a Private Availability Zone. MarketWire

Plumas Bank Chief Officers Interim Titles Lifted
On November 16, 2011, the Board of Directors of Plumas Bank and Plumas Bancorp (NASDAQ: PLBC), promoted Andrew J. Ryback to President and Chief Executive Officer of Plumas Bancorp and Plumas Bank, and Richard L. Belstock to Chief Financial Officer of the Company and the Bank MarketWire

Argus One UAV Completes Flight Testing With New Pod Bay and Propulsion System in Preparation for Upcoming Flight Testing and Demonstrations
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Phoenix NAP Releases New Public Cloud Solution
Phoenix NAP®, a full service data center, premier infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider and primary network access point (NAP), announced today that its latest service offering -- Secured Cloud -- is ready to accept sign-ups. MarketWire

r-Glue Technology(R) Makes QR Codes Stick; Sticky-Mobile Engages Consumers Without the Hassle
Rich Interactives CEO Roger Carr today announced that Sticky-Mobile, a practical and easy-to-use tool for deploying QR codes across marketing touch points without requiring any programming skills, is using the company's proprietary r-Glue technology. MarketWire

How Does AdWords Work? WordStream Demystifies the Google AdWords Bidding Process
WordStream Inc., a provider of search marketing software, today released an infographic that demystifies the Google AdWords bidding process. AdWords, the most popular pay-per-click (PPC) advertising platform, is a complicated system, but it functions very similarly to an auction. WordStream leverages the familiar auction metaphor to make key AdWords concepts clear. MarketWire

PAID Inc. Hires Tommy Nast as VP Business Development to Spur Continued Growth
PAID Inc. (OTCBB: PAYD) has hired music industry heavy hitter Tommy Nast as VP of Business Development to further grow the company's celebrity services business. MarketWire

PHI Group to Acquire Indonesian Coal Assets
PHI Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PHIE) (OTCQB: PHIE), a company engaged in energy and natural resources, real estate development, and M&A advisory services, announced today that it has signed a letter of intent to acquire coal mine assets from PT Bindakar, an Indonesian corporation with headquarters in Riau Province, Indonesia. MarketWire

dinCloud Assembles Cloud Coalition
dinCloud, a leading cloud services provider of hosted virtual desktops, today introduced the dinStack, represented by a coalition of leading technology companies focused on realizing the true potential of desktop virtualization. The 24 components involved in the dinStack create the core foundation of dinCloud's dinHVD (Hosted Virtual Desktop) technology stack. MarketWire

Golar LNG Q3 Results 2011
INTERIM RESULTS FOR THE PERIOD ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 2011Highlights * Golar LNG reports consolidated net income of $13.7 million and consolidated operating income of $45.5 million for the third quarter of 2011 * Golar LNG announces an increased quarterly cash dividend of $0 MarketWire

Consumers Oppose Post Office Closings, According to ACI Survey
A national consumer survey conducted by the American Consumer Institute (ACI) finds that the vast majority of consumers do not support the United States Post Office's planned closing of 4,000 post offices. According to the survey of 1,500 consumers, 82% of consumers say that it would be inconvenient if their local post office closed, with only 17% saying that it would not be inconvenient MarketWire

GESI Technology Selection Aims to Be Fully Financed, With Proven up to $15M Annual Revenue
Green Energy Solution Industries, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SATM) announces that it has narrowed its technology selection to negotiations with a proven provider for creation of energy from waste rail ties in order to target the full revenue of $15,000,000 annually MarketWire

MetaPower International, Inc. Increases Q3 2011 Revenue by 17 Percent Over Q3 2010
MetaPower International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MTPR) is pleased to announce that the Company has posted its unaudited Financial Report for the third quarter of 2011 on OTCMarkets.com. These financials were compiled by MetaPower's in-house CPA. MetaPower International's revenues for the quarter ending September 30, 2011 were $3,761,676, an increase of 17% over Q3 2010 which were $3,220,838 MarketWire

Global Nanotechnology Industry Output Expected to Reach $2.4 Trillion by 2015
The nanotechnology industry encompasses a wide range of potential products and applications. As of 2011, a total of 175 different types of consumer nanoproducts have been identified in nine different sectors. According to a research study by Global Industry Analysts, Inc MarketWire

LRAD Corporation Announces Follow-On LRAD(R) Order for Bird Preservation at International Mining Site
LRAD Corporation (NASDAQ: LRAD), the world's leading provider of acoustic hailing devices (AHDs), announced today it has received a $960,000 follow-on order for additional LRAD systems at an international mining site. The LRAD systems will be integrated with radar from DeTect, Inc MarketWire

CoroWare Announces Quarterly Sales Update and Debt-Equity Restructuring Plans
CoroWare, Inc. (OTCBB: COWI) announced that the Company is projecting improved sales in the fourth quarter and has begun planning to address its legacy convertible debt through a debt-to-equity restructuring process. MarketWire

Avaya Launches Virtual Conference to Help Global Channel Partners Accelerate Growth
Key Takeaways: Online program showcases strategies to drive increased sales. Free, on demand access available globally beginning November 29. Live sessions scheduled for December 15 provide ready access to Avaya experts and third-party developers MarketWire

Experian QAS Launches New Online Email Address Cleansing Services
Experian® QAS®, a part of Experian Marketing Services and a leading provider of address verification software and services, today launched email cleansing on its ecommerce site. The new service allows organizations to upload email address files for cleansing to increase the accuracy of email campaigns and raise deliverability rates. MarketWire

Golar LNG Partners LP Q3 Results 2011
EARNINGS RELEASE - INTERIM RESULTS FOR THE PERIOD ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 2011Highlights * Golar LNG Partners reports net income attributable to unit holders of $8.2 million and operating income of $26.2 million for the third quarter of 2011 * Net income impacted by non-cash interest rate swap valuation loss of $8 MarketWire

Yasheng Group Announces Third Quarter Results
Yasheng Group (OTCQB: YHGG) (XETRA: YSF), a high-growth diversified China-based agricultural company with US headquarters in California, today announced results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011. MarketWire

Southwest Airlines Launches Rapid Rewards Shopping Powered by Cartera Commerce
Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) and Cartera Commerce, the leading provider of card-linked marketing solutions, today launched Rapid Rewards Shopping, a new program that allows Rapid Rewards Members to earn Rapid Rewards Points by shopping with hundreds of participating retailers MarketWire

SOS Launches All-in-One Cloud-Based Server Backup and Data Protection With Maximum Security
SOS Online Backup [www.sosonlinebackup.com] the four-time PC Magazine Editor's Choice winning online backup provider, today announced the launch of the first low-cost all-in-one enterprise cloud-based data protection system. The new SOS ServerSave combines backup for Bare Metal, Exchange, SQL servers, SharePoint servers and granular recovery -- all to the cloud MarketWire

FreeWarranty.com Launches, Offering Holiday Shoppers Free Extended Purchase Protection on Millions of Products
FreeWarranty.com, the world's first website to offer consumers free extended warranties on more than a million products, launched today to help shoppers get the most for their money this holiday season and year round. FreeWarranty MarketWire

Augme Technologies Announces Successful Closing of $20.2 Million Public Offering of Common Stock
Augme Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: AUGT) ("Augme") ("the Company"), a technology and services leader in interactive media marketing that offers the only patented and innovative end-to-end mobile marketing platform, today announced the closing of its previously announced public offering of 9,400,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $2.15 per share MarketWire

Krux Releases Research Insights on Tag Proliferation and Website Performance
Krux (KruxDigital.com), the technology leader in audience data control solutions, today released research findings (http://bit.ly/kruxtags) on tag proliferation and its implications for web performance and website data security MarketWire

International Financial Pioneer Rosendo Alvarez III Appointed President of Marine Exploration
Marine Exploration, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MEXP) announces Rosendo Alvarez III has been appointed President of their Board of Directors. MarketWire

Wyndham Rewards Offers Free Night With Every Two Stays
Wyndham Rewards® members looking to get a little something for themselves this holiday season are in luck thanks to "Gift Me," a new promotion that lets North American members unwrap 6,500 bonus Wyndham Rewards points -- enough for a free night -- for every two stays they complete through February 1, 2012. MarketWire

Angel Honored for Cutting-Edge Solutions With Three Unique Awards
Angel, a leading provider of enterprise-focused, cloud-based Customer Experience Management solutions, today announced that it has won three separate awards: the Best in Biz Awards, the INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence Awards and the Speech Technology Excellence Award MarketWire

StockTwits Goes International With Its Real-Time Financial Platform
StockTwits®, a real-time financial platform for the investing community and creator of the $(TICKER) tag for the widest syndication of investment information, announced today it has expanded its service to include companies listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) MarketWire

Marathon Health Selected to Provide Laitram, LLC With Onsite Wellness and Healthcare Services
Marathon Health, Inc. today announced its selection to provide onsite wellness and healthcare services for Laitram, LLC, a New Orleans, LA based global manufacturing company with more than 1,550 employees worldwide. MarketWire

ReSound Appoints Kimberly S. Herman as New President
http://www.gnresound.com - ReSound, the technology leader in hearing aid solutions, has appointed healthcare industry veteran, Kimberly Herman, as its new president. MarketWire

YCharts Raises $3.25 Million in Series B Round Led by Morningstar, Inc.
YCharts, an emerging leader in stock research, tools and analysis, announced today that it has secured $3.25 million in Series B financing. Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, led the financing with a $2 MarketWire

Skincare Tips During Menopause: "Skincare-News.com" Presents 7 Ways to Manage Oily Skin
Menopause can leave the skin feeling imbalanced and upset, and for some women, this means the onset of oily skin. Skincare-News.com's latest article, "Oily Skin During Menopause: 7 Ways to Manage Symptoms," provides simple skincare tips to help women achieve a clear, balanced complexion during menopause. MarketWire

Twelve Days of Cookies Guide Inspires Holiday Bakers With Delicious Cookie Recipes Featuring Almonds
The winter holidays and baking go hand in hand, and almonds -- in all of their tasty forms -- are the perfect ingredient for any festive affair. Whether hosting your own cookie exchange party or attending the annual office mixer, "Twelve Days of Cookies," the new holiday guide from Almond Board of California, is designed to help manage the busiest of baking seasons and is available free at www MarketWire

Phytel's Steve Schelhammer to Speak at Saint Francis Healthcare Partners Conference
Steve Schelhammer, CEO of Phytel, will be presenting today at the tenth annual conference of Saint Francis Healthcare Partners at the Hartford Marriott Farmington in Farmington, Conn MarketWire

Colorado State Patrol Orders 350 TASER X26 ECDs
TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TASR), a global provider of safety technologies that protect life, prevent conflict, and resolve disputes, announced two significant orders for TASER® X26™ electronic control devices (ECDs) and TASER cartridges. MarketWire

ICW Announces Improved Networking Solutions for Patient Identification and Data Sharing
InterComponentWare, Inc., (ICW), a leading international provider of healthcare information technology, has announced new improvements to its standards-based networking solutions, the ICW Master Patient Index (MPI) and ICW Professional Exchange Server (PXS) MarketWire

TeleCommunication Systems Receives $11.4 Million in Funding From U.S. Army for SNAP Deployable Satellite Systems Field Support
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced that it has received notice of an additional $11.4 million in funding from the U.S MarketWire

Stakool/Anthus Life Corp. Enters Endorsement Agreement With Seven-Time Olympic Medalist Shannon Miller
Stakool Inc. (OTCBB: STKO), a Florida-based corporation, is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Anthus Life Corp., has entered into an endorsement agreement with Shannon Miller, seven-time Olympic medalist and two-time Olympic Hall of Fame inductee MarketWire

Fleetco Joins Wabash National Dealer Network
Wabash National recently announced the addition of Fleetco, Inc. to its dealer network. Fleetco is now authorized to sell Wabash National dry and refrigerated vans in parts of Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi and Tennessee. MarketWire

Liquid Robotics Ocean Robots Embark on World Record Journey Across Pacific Ocean to Foster New Scientific Discoveries
At San Francisco's St. Francis Yacht Club, Liquid Robotics®, an ocean data services provider and developer of the first wave-powered Wave Glider® ocean robot, launched four Liquid Robotics' Wave Glider ocean robots on a record-setting journey across the Pacific Ocean -- the longest distance ever attempted by an unmanned ocean vehicle MarketWire

Firearms Simulation Training Provider, VirTra Systems, Selects Strategic Advisor, Investor Relations Counsel & Investment Bank, The Miller Group
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The Tests Are Over: First IHOP Express Opens in San Diego's Gaslamp District, New Design and Menu From IHOP Now Available to All
To make the IHOP brand more accessible and increase top-of-mind awareness for new and current guests, IHOP, one of America's favorite restaurants for breakfast, lunch and dinner, announces the opening of the first IHOP Express in the Gaslamp District of San Diego MarketWire

Ronn Motor Company Announces an Opportunity to Form Reseller Agreements With KPN Advisors, LLC
Ronn Motor Company (PINKSHEETS: RNNM) announces an opportunity to form Reseller Agreements with KPN Advisors, LLC. MarketWire

AlumiFuel Power, Inc. Technology Featured at Major Fuel Cell Conference
Early production stage hydrogen generation company AlumiFuel Power, Inc. ("API"), the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based wholly owned operating subsidiary of AlumiFuel Power Corporation (OTCBB: AFPW) (the "Company"), announced today that its unique technology was featured in a presentation to the premier annual U.S. fuel cell conference last week. MarketWire

Michaels Stores, Inc. Reports Record Third Quarter Sales and Operating Income
Michaels Stores, Inc. (the "Company") today reported unaudited financial results for the third quarter ended October 29, 2011. Total sales for the quarter were $996 million, a 2.9% increase from fiscal 2010 third quarter sales of $968 million. Same-store sales for the comparable 13-week period increased 1.6%, driven by a 1.6% increase in average ticket and a 0 MarketWire

Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide Honored With a Finalist Nomination at the 2011 Global Awards
Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide (www.ogilvychww.com), representing the largest assembly of creative talent in the world of healthcare communications, today announced its 2010 Holiday E-card has been named a Global Awards finalist in the "Communication to the Healthcare Professional: Promotional Marketing/Advergame" category. MarketWire

Golar LNG Partners LP - Q3 2011 results presentation
The release of Golar LNG Partners 3(rd) quarter results has beenadvanced andthey will be published today, Thursday, November 17, 2011 before NASDAQopens.In connection with this a webcast presentation will be held at 3:45 P.M(LondonTime) today, Thursday November 17, 2011. The webcast will beavailable todownload from the Investor Relations section at www MarketWire

Golar LNG Limited - Q3 2011 results presentation
The release of Golar LNG's 3(rd) quarter results has been advanced and theywillbe published today, Thursday, November 17, 2011 before NASDAQ opens. Inconnection with this a webcast presentation will be held at 2.30 P.M(LondonTime) today, Thursday November 17, 2011. The presentation will be availabletodownload from the Investor Relations section at www.golarlng MarketWire

New England Region Becoming a U.S. Renewable Energy Hub, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Information Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The New England market region, which consists of Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont, is slowly becoming a hub for biofuels and renewable energy. There are 64 operational and 41 pre-commissioned renewable energy power plants in the region MarketWire

America's Building Trades Unions Benefit Power Producers and Communities, a Feature of "Industry Today" on Industrialinfo.com
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The ability of America's Building Trades Unions to deliver projects on time and on budget has encouraged We Energies, the utility energy segment of Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE:WEC) (Milwaukee, Wisconsin), to use project labor agreements for recent large projects at the utility's power plants MarketWire

High Performance Industrial Cement Solutions by CERATECH, Inc.
CERATECH, Inc., the leading manufacturer of high-performance cements for durable concrete in extreme conditions, has released "High Performance Industrial Cement Solutions" in print and digitally. Available at http://www.ceratechinc.com/pdf/CERATECH_Industrial_Cement_Solutions MarketWire

LandscapingNetwork.com Highlights 6 Backyard Landscaping Design Layouts
www.LandscapingNetwork.com helps consumers choose the perfect backyard landscape design with six layouts using geometrical composition. Focusing on backyard landscaping projects, these six yard layouts allow designers to establish consistency and harmony throughout a landscaped space, creating a visual theme. MarketWire

Aptare Capitalizes on European Sales Growth With Launch of New European Presence
Enterprise storage resource management software leader, APTARE®, Inc., today announced the company is expanding into Europe to work locally with prospective customers, resellers and partners and grow its established business. To help support APTARE's growth trajectory two new leaders, Nigel Houston and Richard Harris, will head up the European team based out of the United Kingdom (U.K.). MarketWire

Jones Soda Bottles Up Pear Trees, Candy Canes, Gingerbread and Sugar Plums for Sweet Holiday Sips
For all the years sugar plum visions have danced through heads, Jones Soda (NASDAQ: JSDA) turns the dream into a reality this season with the launch of its all new holiday flavor line-up MarketWire

Echo360 Dominates Blended Learning With 53% Market Share
Echo360, the global leader in blended learning and lecture capture solutions, today announced that 53 percent of universities with an established, single product platform for lecture capture have standardized on the EchoSystem. The 2011 Campus Computing Project data confirms the EchoSystem as the #1 solution for lecture capture in more universities than any other product. MarketWire

This Holiday Season's Hot Toys May Be Hard to Find on Store Shelves
When eager consumers begin shopping at midnight on Black Friday, they may be disappointed to find that the toys on their children's wish lists are not available on store shelves MarketWire

ASSA ABLOY: Financial targets and outlook
In connection with ASSA ABLOY's CapitalMarkets Day on 17 November Johan Molin,President and CEO, reconfirmed that the financial targets set in 2008remainsunchanged. MarketWire

Agiliance Named as Finalist in 2011 GOVTek Awards
Agiliance®, Inc., the leading independent provider of Security and Operational Risk Management (SRM) solutions for Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) programs, today announced that the company has been named a 2011 GOVTek Awards finalist by the Government Technology Research Alliance (GTRA) MarketWire

Suntron Celebrates Careers, Community at 30th Anniversary Event in Phoenix, AZ
Suntron Corporation, a leading provider of electronics manufacturing services and embedded computing solutions, announced today that it celebrated its 30th anniversary on November 10th, 2011, at its Phoenix, AZ headquarters. MarketWire

Lighten Up Holiday Meals With Whole Grains
(Family Features) Watching what you eat through the holidays doesn't mean you have to avoid the dinner table altogether. Festive food can make healthy eating a challenge, but by substituting healthier options into your holiday recipes and menus, it's easy to ensure a happy, nutritious holiday season. MarketWire

A Fresh New Take on Holiday Sides
(Family Features) Take holiday side dishes -- and leftovers -- from mundane to marvelous with the flavorful addition of fresh grapes and blueberries. MarketWire

Holiday Gift Ideas to Pamper Your Dog or Cat
(Family Features) When it comes to the holidays, decking the halls and donning festive attire can help put you in the spirit; but, don't forget your pet when you're prepping for the season. Here are some great tips and gift ideas for pets and pet lovers to make the most of those special holiday moments. MarketWire

Delicious and Aromatic, These Holiday Dishes Delight
(Family Features) There is something about warm, delectable dishes and the aroma of a freshly prepared meal that really bring loved ones closer. This season, when planning your holiday menu, consider adding some scrumptious dishes made with quality ingredients that are sure to become fast favorites with your family. MarketWire

Give the Gift of Books
(Family Features) If you are looking for a holiday gift that will thrill, inspire and entertain, then you should be looking in your local bookstore this holiday season. MarketWire

Dull to Delicious
(Family Features) No matter what occasion, food plays a major role in any holiday party. And, with the festive season upon us, making that perfect dish is on every host's mind. MarketWire

Lovin' Turkey Leftovers
(Family Features) Make sure you buy a big turkey this year, because you'll want plenty left over to make these tasty post-holiday recipes. MarketWire

Holiday Beauty Tips for Less
(Family Features) The holidays are filled with occasions to see loved ones, relatives and old friends. With plenty of holiday parties and photo opportunities, you want to look your best even if you don't have hours to spend at the salon. MarketWire

Breakfast Casseroles Make Holiday Entertaining a Breeze
(Family Features) When company comes to stay for the holidays, the main meal on the big day tends to get the most attention. But with simple prep the night before, you can wake up your guests and their senses with a deliciously simple breakfast casserole for a welcome morning surprise. Consider these simple tips before your house fills with guests this holiday season: MarketWire

Add Richer Flavor to Your Holiday Dishes With Avocados
(Family Features) Family, friends, food and parties -- entertaining during the holiday season can be a lot of work, but your party meals don't have to be complicated. Sometimes all you need is one ingredient that adds a little luxury and a lot of flavor, like avocados. MarketWire

Barry Callebaut AG: Increasing capacity to sustain growth in the Gourmet & Specialties Products business
Barry Callebaut AG /Barry Callebaut AG: Increasing capacity to sustain growth in the Gourmet &Specialties Products businessProcessed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement MarketWire

Rentokil Initial plc Selects Workday to Manage 66,000 Employees in the Cloud
Workday Inc. today announced that Rentokil Initial plc, one of the largest business services companies in the world, has selected Workday as its global human resources (HR) system of record. Workday is the leader in enterprise-class, SaaS-based HR, Financial Management, and Payroll solutions. MarketWire

Nice Sun PV Co., Ltd Sees Cell Efficiency Improvements Using Despatch Industries' SolectFire(TM) Technology
Despatch Industries, a leading technology and equipment provider for the solar industry, and Nice Sun PV Co., Ltd, a company committed to the R&D, manufacturing, sales and after-service of solar photovoltaic products, announce that Nice Sun has realized a 0 MarketWire

RHJ International: Second Trading Update for the Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 2011
Please, find enclosed the press release issued today by RHJInternationalannouncing its second trading update for the fiscal year endingDecember31, 2011. About RHJ International: RHJ International (Euronext: RHJI) is a limited liability companyincorporatedunder the laws of Belgium, having its registered office at AvenueLouise326, 1050 Brussels, Belgium MarketWire

SDRL - Seadrill secures a two-year contract extension for the ultra-deepwater semi-submersible rig West Aquarius
Seadrill has been awarded a two-yearextension for the ultra-deepwater semi-submersible rig West Aquarius whichiscurrently operating in Asia under a worldwide contract for ExxonMobil. Itisanticipated that the extension period will primarily involve operations intheNorth Atlantic area MarketWire

W. P. Carey Provides EUR 41 Million Build-to-Suit Financing in Croatia
W. P. Carey & Co. LLC (NYSE: WPC), the global investment management company specializing in corporate sale and leaseback and build to suit financing, today announced that one of its publicly-held non-traded REIT affiliates, CPA®:17 - Global, has completed a EUR 41 million ($57 million) construction financing package for Austrian developer BOP MarketWire

Statoil: Execution of debt capital market transactions
Yesterday, Wednesday November 16, 2011, Statoil ASA (OSE:STL, NYSE:STO),guaranteed by Statoil Petroleum AS, executed the following capital markettransactions: * Issue of USD 650,000,000 1.80% Notes due November 23, 2016 * Issue of USD 750,000,000 3.15% Notes due January 23, 2022 * Issue of USD 350,000,000 4 MarketWire

SBM Offshore N.V. Q3 2011 Trading Update - New Record Order Intake and Outlook 2011 Confirmed
Highlights * Turnover for the first nine months of 2011 of US$ 2,201 million (1% above prior year); * Order portfolio at 30 September 2011 of US$ 15 MarketWire

Trump International Hotel & Tower(R) New York Awarded Five Stars by Forbes Travel Guide
Forbes Travel Guide, formerly Mobil Travel Guide, today unveiled its 54th annual listing of Five-Star hospitality establishments worldwide, and once again named Trump International Hotel & Tower® New York, the TRUMP HOTEL COLLECTION™ flagship, to the list MarketWire

Connectyx Technologies Files Financial Results for First Nine Months 2011 With Continued Revenue Growth and Substantial Decrease in Operating Costs
Connectyx Technologies Holdings Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CTYX) ("Connectyx"), www.connectyx MarketWire

Statoil's Share Saving Plan Allocates Shares
The shares purchased by DNB on behalf of Statoil (OSE:STL, NYSE:STO) on 15November 2011 for use in the group's share saving plan have on 17 November2011been distributed to the employees in accordance with their savings amount. Following this, the share saving plan has 7,692,937 shares MarketWire

Panasonic Announces Interoperability Certification for Its SIP Telephones With Vintalk
Panasonic System Networks Company of America, the leader in business and home telephone systems*, today announced that Vintalk has certified the Panasonic SIP Phone Systems, The TGP series and UT series, for use with their Hosted IP PBX and SIP Trunking solutions MarketWire

North Dallas Bank & Trust Co. Declares Regular Dividend of $0.17 per Share and Special Dividend of $0.10 per Share
On November 15, 2011, the North Dallas Bank & Trust Co. (OTCBB: NODB) Board of Directors declared a regular dividend of $0.17 per share and a special dividend of $0.10 per share. The dividends are payable to shareholders of record as of December 22, 2011 and will be paid on December 29, 2011. MarketWire

Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2011
Dividend of $0.06 per share for Q3 2011 7.2% increase in Q3 revenue to $173.8 million 6.2% increase in Q3 EBITDA to $67.3 million Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. ("Navios Holdings") (NYSE: NM), a global, vertically integrated seaborne shipping and logistics company, today reported financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2011 MarketWire

First Bancorp of Indiana, Inc. Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend
The Board of Directors of First Bancorp of Indiana, Inc. (OTCBB: FBPI) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.155 per share, payable to stockholders of record as of November 30, 2011. The dividend will be paid on or about December 14, 2011. The annual dividend rate on this quarterly declaration is unchanged from the preceding quarter and results in an annualized dividend yield of 6 MarketWire

Con Edison of New York Declares Preferred Stock Dividends
Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (CECONY) today declared the following quarterly dividends on its outstanding shares of preferred stock, payable February 1, 2012, to stockholders of record as of January 11, 2012: MarketWire

Novartis and collaborators discover new dual-acting class of antimalarial compounds with potential to both prevent and treat malaria infections
Novartis International AG /Novartis and collaborators discover new dual-acting class of antimalarial compounds with potential to both prevent and treat malaria infections . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Wärtsilä's statement regarding announcement by Hamworthy plc
Wärtsilä Corporation, Company Announcement, 17 November 2011, at 7.25 pm (EET) GlobeNewswire

ROGG - TIER 2 - BOOKS CLOSED
The book in SpareBank 1 SR-Bank's 10NC5 Tier 2 is closed.Orders of NOK 750 millions, further order is not possible. The nominal of the bond will be NOK 750 millions. Initial accrual date is 2 December 2011 with a coupon of 3 month nibor + 350. GlobeNewswire

ELISA APPLIES FOR LISTING OF THE 2007C STOCK OPTIONS ON THE NASDAQ OMX HELSINKI STOCK EXCHANGE
STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 17 NOV 2011 AT 4.55pm GlobeNewswire

Veidekke ASA : Veidekke in Sogn to build a shopping centre and power station
Veidekke Entreprenør has been commissioned to extend the Sogningen Storsenter shopping centre in Sogndal and to build Eldrevatn power station in Hemsedalsfjellet. The two jobs have a total contract value of NOK 145 million excluding VAT. GlobeNewswire

Infrassure Ltd. report their financial results for the third quarter ending 30 September, 2011
Infrassure Ltd. /Infrassure Ltd. report their financial results for the third quarter ending 30 September, 2011 . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Rezidor announces the Radisson Blu Park Hotel, Athens
The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel companies worldwide, announces the Radisson Blu Hotel, Athens: The existing Athens Park Hotel will be rebranded as Radisson Blu Park Hotel Athens by mid December 2011 GlobeNewswire

Golar LNG Q3 Results 2011
INTERIM RESULTS FOR THE PERIOD ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 2011 GlobeNewswire

FLSmidth to deliver world's largest gear-driven mills
Company Announcement to the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority No. 30-2011, 17 November 2011. GlobeNewswire

Talvivaara Mining Company Plc. 2011 Capital Markets Day Financial and operational update
STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASETalvivaara Mining Company Plc17 November 2011 GlobeNewswire

Aker Solutions wins subsea contract
17 November 2011 - Aker Solutions in Aberdeen is to manufacture and deliver a number of subsea control modules and topside power units as part of an £8 million contract with Dana Petroleum plc. GlobeNewswire

Talvivaara Mining Company Plc. Announces Dates of Financial Reporting for 2012
Stock Exchange Release GlobeNewswire

Nordea: Housing loan repayment capacity good in Finland
Housing loan repayment capacity among Finnish households remained good during January-September 2011. However, the index has continued its upward trend due to the moderate rise in housing prices and interest rates: Nordea's index value was 34.5 at the end of the third quarter in 2011 compared to 32.7 at the end of last year GlobeNewswire

ASSA ABLOY: Financial targets and outlook
In connection with ASSA ABLOY's Capital Markets Day on 17 November Johan Molin, President and CEO, reconfirmed that the financial targets set in 2008 remains unchanged. GlobeNewswire

Appointment of arbitral tribunal in proceedings regarding redemption of minority shares in Tekla Corporation
Tekla Corporation      Stock exchange release    November 17, 2011                       at 12:10 p.m. GlobeNewswire

Corio teams up with Boxpark
We are very pleased to announce that Corio has signed an agreement with Boxpark for exploring the expansion of their unique pop-up mall concept into continental Europe. GlobeNewswire

RAPALA CONTINUES TO BUY BACK OWN SHARES
Rapala VMC CorporationStock Exchange ReleaseNovember 17, 2011 at 11.00 a.m. GlobeNewswire

Aben Resources Ltd. : Aben Drills Significant New Discovery of 60m of 1.19 g/t Gold on Justin Project, Yukon
Aben Resources Ltd. /Aben Resources Ltd. : Aben Drills Significant New Discovery of 60m of 1.19 g/t Gold on Justin Project, Yukon . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Ekornes: Financial Calendar 2012 - UPDATE
 Financial Calendar 2012 GlobeNewswire

CerMed International announces CE Mark for its CerMap product
CerMed International /CerMed International announces CE Mark for its CerMap product. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

skyguide: Signals from space enhance GPS accuracy: first EGNOS satellite-based approaches conducted in Switzerland
skyguide /skyguide: Signals from space enhance GPS accuracy: first EGNOS satellite-based approaches conducted in Switzerland . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

KONE acquires Lift Maintenance Limited in Scotland
KONE Corporation, press release, November 17, 2011 GlobeNewswire

Tieto to provide Cloud productivity solutions for enterprise customers and public sector
Tieto Corporation PRESS RELEASE 17 November 2011 at 10.00 am EET GlobeNewswire

Lindab International AB : Euroconstruct bi-annual forecasts adapted to Lindab's market mix
Euroconstruct (an independent forecasting organisation for the construction industry that covers 19 countries in the Nordic region, Western Europe and Central-Eastern Europe) issued its bi-annual report on 9 November, updating its construction forecasts for the coming years. Overall, the forecasts have been revised downwards compared with the previous report in June 2011. GlobeNewswire

Handelsbanken has no exposure to AB Bank Snoras
In the light of the Lithuanian government's decision to take over control of the Lithuanian bank AB Bank Snoras, Handelsbanken has the following comment to make: Handelsbanken has no exposure to AB Bank Snoras. GlobeNewswire

ALDATA SOLUTION OYJ'S INTERIM REPORT JANUARY-SEPTEMBER 2011 (UNAUDITED)
Aldata announces a return to growth in revenue from Q3 2010 and a return to an operating profit for the quarter GlobeNewswire

EMGS: Third quarter results 2011
Highlights in the third quarter 2011:Total revenues at USD 45.5 million for the quarterEBITDA of USD 11.9 millionNet income of USD 7 GlobeNewswire

Ahold Interim Report Q3 2011
Highlights third quarter 2011   GlobeNewswire

ABLYNX PROVIDES BUSINESS UPDATE FOR THE FIRST NINE MONTHS 2011
Seven products in clinical trials; four in Phase II and three in Phase I €84.6 million in cash, cash equivalents, restricted cash and short term investments €16.6 million in revenues for the period January-September 2011 Net cash burn for the third quarter at €8 GlobeNewswire

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