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Chief Economic Advisor expects India's economic pace to accelerate in Q4
Chief Economic Advisor to the Finance Ministry, Dr Kaushik Basu, on Wednesday said India's economic growth in the current fiscal year ending March 2012 is expected to be around 7.5 percent, as the growth in fourth quarter will be better than the 6.9 percent growth logged in the second quarter. ANI

Economic growth dips to 6.9 percent: 'It is well below my projections', says Mukherjee
With India's GDP growth falling to 6.9 percent in the quarter that ended in September, slipping below eight percent for the third consecutive quarter, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said the figure has fallen short of government expectations. ANI

Student invents mobile battery that needs to be charged only once
A student of the electric engineering department of the Model Institute of Engineering and Technology in Jammu has invented a mobile battery that needs to be charged only once. ANI

Apple's third-co-founder sold his 10 percent stake for $800, now worth $35bln
Apple's 'little-known third partner' Ronald Wayne, sold his ten percent stake in the technological giant for 800 dollars, which now would be worth 35 billion dollars. ANI

James Murdoch re-elected as BskyB director despite calls to quit over hacking scandal
Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch's son James Murdoch has been re-appointed as a director of satellite broadcaster BskyB, despite shareholder calls for him to resign in the wake of the phone hacking scandal. ANI

Haryana CM Hooda hails FDI in retail
Hailing Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has said the move would generate employment among farmers and benefit them. ANI

India wins $10.3 bln mining concession in Afghanistan
A consortium of seven Indian steel makers has bagged the development rights to mine in some of Afghanistan's large iron ore deposits. ANI

MHI to Transfer Mechatronics System Product Business to MHI-MS
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has decided to transfer its mechatronics system product business of the Transportation System & Advanced Technology Division, such as the high-level control system and some general machinery, to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Mechatronics Systems, Ltd. (MHI-MS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of MHI in Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture, effective April 1, 2012 ACN Newswire

MHI to Establish Subsidiary to Handle Industrial Machinery Business, Including Material Handling Systems and Rubber & Tire Machinery
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), will establish a new subsidiary to handle the industrial machinery business, including material handling systems and rubber & tire machinery, effective April 1, 2012 ACN Newswire

The Hong Kong Institute of Directors Announces Winners of Directors Of The Year Awards 2011
The Hong Kong Institute of Directors ("HKIoD") announced and honoured winners of the Directors Of The Year Awards ("DYA") 2011 today at the Annual Dinner of the Institute held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. More than 600 guests from different industries and sectors were there to celebrate the winners' achievements in corporate governance excellence ACN Newswire

Tanaka Precious Metals Begins Full-scale Operation of Malaysian Local Subsidiary on December 1
Tanaka Holdings Co., Ltd. (a company of Tanaka Precious Metals) today announced that Tanaka Kikinzoku International K.K., which handles imports, exports and sales of Tanaka Precious Metals, will begin full-scale operation of its local subsidiary in Malaysia (Located in Penang State, referred to as TKI Malaysia below), on December 1 ACN Newswire

Eisai Announce Japan Launch of Oral Anticoagulant Warfarin Granules 0.2%
Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that it will launch Warfarin Granules 0.2%, a new formulation of the company's oral anti-coagulant Warfarin (warfarin potassium), on December 1 in Japan.Warfarin Granules 0.2% received marketing authorization in Japan on July 15 of this year and was subsequently listed on Japan's National Health Insurance (NHI) drug price list on November 28 ACN Newswire

Honda Announces Revolutionary Next-generation "Earth Dreams Technology"
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced the outline for a revolutionary next-generation technology for automobiles called "Earth Dreams Technology ACN Newswire

Honda to Begin Sales of N BOX, First Model of New Mini-vehicle N Series
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced it will begin sales of the N BOX, the first model of the new mini-vehicle N Series, on December 16, 2011. Honda created the N Series with a passion to create the best and new vehicle for Japan, and a newly-designed platform and powertrain were adopted for the N Series models ACN Newswire

Honda Exhibits World Premiere of EV-STER, the Next-generation Electric Small Sports Concept
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. will exhibit the world premiere of the EV-STER, the next-generation electric small sports concept model, at the 42nd Tokyo Motor Show 2011, which will take place at Tokyo Big Sight from Saturday, December 3 through Sunday, December 11, 2011 ACN Newswire

Manufacturing Salaries Rebound, Financial Services Stagnant - Robert Walters
According to a poll conducted by Robert Walters PLC (LSE: RWA), Japan's leading international recruitment consultancy, manufacturing salaries increased in 2011 signalling improved business activity and reinvestment into the sector following years of headcount uncertainty. The Employee Insight Survey asked over 1800 respondents their change in salary over 2010 levels ACN Newswire

Sultan Minerals (TSXV:SUL) Signs a Letter of Intent with Tunxsten Resources to Develop the Jersey Emerald Property in British Columbia - Video Summary Posted on www.InvestmentPitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, November 29, 2011 - Sultan Minerals (TSXV:SUL) signs a Letter of Intent with Tunxsten Resources.InvestmentPitch.com has produced a ""video news alert"" about Sultan Minerals. If this link is not enabled, please visit www.InvestmentPitch.com and enter ""Sultan"" in the search box ACN Newswire

Carmanah Technologies (TSX:CMH) Installs $1.4 Million Solar Rooftop Photovoltaic System in Ontario - Video Summary Posted on www.InvestmentPitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, November 29, 2011 - Carmanah Technologies (TSX:CMH) received a $1.4 million contract from a commercial refrigeration service provider in Southern Ontario, and at present has designed, supplied and installed a nominal 250 kilowatt solar rooftop photovoltaic system.InvestmentPitch.com has produced a ""video news alert"" about Carmanah Technologies ACN Newswire

David Morgan, of Silver-Investor.com, Delivering Keynote Speech at RedChip Small-Cap Equities Virtual Conference
Vancouver, British Columbia, November 29, 2011 - David Morgan of Silver-Investor.com will deliver the Keynote speech on November 30 at noon EST for RedChip's November Small-Cap Equities Virtual Conference Starts November 30th. Mr ACN Newswire

Chiquita Brands International, Inc : Chiquita to Consolidate Corporate Headquarters in Charlotte
Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) today announced plans to relocate its corporate headquarters to Charlotte, North Carolina, from the company's current location in Cincinnati, Ohio. The relocation will include more than 300 positions currently based in Cincinnati ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Releases New Virtual Product Simulator
Fujitsu Limited and Digital Process Ltd. today announced the release of V15L12, the latest product in their Virtual Product Simulator (VPS) series of 3D virtual testing tools for the manufacturing sector ACN Newswire

Teledyne DALSA Presents its First High-Sensitivity Near-Infrared Camera
Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release. MarketWire

Delhaize Group plans 450 new stores in its high growth operations in the next three years
Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels: DELB -NYSE: DEG), the Belgian international food retailer, announces today,during itsAnalyst Meeting held in the U.S., plans to further accelerate storeopenings inits newer operations and achieve Group annual revenue growth of 5 to 7%withinthree years MarketWire

Six ITVS Documentaries to Screen in Competition at 2012 Sundance Film Festival
Independent Television Service (ITVS) welcomed today the announcement that six of its funded films have been selected to screen in competition at the upcoming 2012 Sundance Film Festival, to be held in Park City, Utah, January 19-29. ITVS domestic co-productions claimed four out of the 16 spots in this year's U.S MarketWire

Transocean Announces Pricing of Senior Notes
Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) (SIX: RIGN) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Transocean Inc., priced a public offering of $1.0 billion of 5.050% Senior Notes due 2016, issued at a price of 99.906% of the principal amount, $1.2 billion of 6.375% Senior Notes due 2021, issued at a price of 99.946% of the principal amount, and $300 million of 7 MarketWire

The Edwards Lifesciences Fund Supports More Than 200 Charitable Organizations
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, announced today that The Edwards Lifesciences Fund at the Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program will grant approximately $4 million to more than 200 non-profit organizations around the world this year MarketWire

ETS Announces the Second Annual TOEFL(R) Scholarship Program to Honor Outstanding Students in Taiwan
For the second consecutive year, Educational Testing Service (ETS) announced the launch of the TOEFL® Scholarship Program in Taiwan. Created specifically for Taiwanese students, the 2012 TOEFL Scholarship Program will award 10 scholarships valued at a total of approximately US$40,000, an increase of US$10,000 in award funding from 2011 MarketWire

Soil Biogenics Limited Announces Restructuring of Its Activities
Soil Biogenics Limited (the "Company," "Soil Biogenics") (PINKSHEETS: SOBGF) is pleased to announce a strategic restructuring of its activities. MarketWire

Redknee Solutions Reports Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Record Full Year 2011 Results
Redknee Solutions, Inc. (TSX: RKN), a leading provider of business-critical billing, charging and customer management software and solutions, reported results for the fiscal fourth quarter and full year ended September 30, 2011. MarketWire

L.A. Singer/Songwriter Pat Campo Named One of Music Connection's Hot 100 Unsigned Artists of 2011
L.A. singer/songwriter Pat Campo has been named as one of Music Connection's Hot 100 Unsigned Artists of 2011. The highly anticipated December issue spotlights indie artists and bands that have exploded onto the scene in the past twelve months with their music and live performances. The issue will hit newsstands this week. MarketWire

SoTel Systems Announces New SoCallMe and SoClear SIP Services to SMBs and Enterprises
SoTel Systems, a leading North American provider of SIP services that leverages distribution of IP telephony products, announced today the launch of SoCallMe and SoClear SIP Services for SMBs and enterprises. This portfolio of services is now available to enhance the wide-range of applications on IP PBXs or Hybrid PBXs alike. MarketWire

Goldrich Completes Chandalar, Alaska Phase I Exploration Drilling
Goldrich Mining Company (OTCBB: GRMC) (the "Company") is pleased to report the first diamond core exploration drilling on its Chandalar, Alaska gold property has exposed what it believes is a wide-spread system of gold mineralization at intervals from surface to depths of up to 120 meters (about 400 feet) MarketWire

Perceptron Announces Growth Strategy
Perceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRCP) announced today that the Company initiated a growth strategy earlier this year, designed to drive revenue growth and improve profitability. The Company is seeking to grow through a combination of organic growth while evaluating acquiring a synergistic technology-oriented business in a complementary non-automotive market segment MarketWire

VoicePort Extends Newspaper Customer-Service Offerings to Mobile App
VoicePort, LLC today introduced a mobile app that will allow newspaper subscribers to manage their accounts through their mobile devices. MarketWire

Union Representing A&P Supermarket Workers & Company Reach a Deal to Help the Company Emerge From Bankruptcy and Save Nearly 36,000 Jobs
After a year of intense negotiations, 13 Locals of the UFCW/RWDSU representing some 36,000 union members from Maryland to Connecticut have concluded negotiations with The Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company (A&P) (PINKSHEETS: GAPTQ) and affiliated companies who filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in December of 2010. MarketWire

REE International Announces Addition to Board of Advisors
REE International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: REEI) (the "Company"), a U.S. based mineral exploration company focused on the exploration and production of rare earth elements, today announces the addition of Dr. Robert Trujillo to the Company's advisory board effective immediately. MarketWire

National University Health Systems Uses EON Creator for 3D Visualization of Human Embryonic Anatomy for Education
EON Reality, Inc., the world's leading interactive 3D software provider, announces that National University Health Systems (NUHS), Singapore, has selected the company's innovative educational product for interactive 3D, EON Creator, for use in teaching and learning in the School of Anatomy. MarketWire

California Agriculture Businessman Wins 'Outstanding Retailer of the Year' Award
Les Lyman, president of the agricultural retail company known as The Lyman/Tremont Group based in Walnut Grove, Calif., has won the prestigious "Outstanding Retailer of the Year" award, the Western Plant Health Association announced Wednesday. MarketWire

Housing Funds Awarded to Villages to Help Improve Retention of Professionals
Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) announced its intent to award $7.5 million to 10 villages statewide as part of its 2012 efforts to help rural communities recruit and retain nurses, public safety officers and teachers in rural Alaska. MarketWire

Triple Point's "Port Management" Software Wins Prestigious International Bulk Journal Award
Triple Point Technology, the leading global provider of software to manage commodities and enterprise risk, announced today that its QMASTOR PortVu bulk terminal management system has won the prestigious International Bulk Journal (IBJ) IT Solutions Award and was recognized for delivering a significant, measurable return-on-investment (ROI). MarketWire

Kantor & Kantor Provides Guidelines on New Consumer Protection Law for California Policyholders
Kantor & Kantor, LLP announced today that California businesses renewing employer-provided life, health and disability insurance policies can offer their employees added protections in 2012 thanks to a new California law that voids "discretionary clauses" in group insurance contracts. MarketWire

RAFALE INTERNATIONAL Is Surprised by the Choice of the Swiss Federal Council
The team RAFALE has duly noted the choice of the Swiss Authoritiesregarding theacquisition of their future fighter aircraft. The team regrets that theSwissFederal Council - as it has officially stated - has "knowingly decidednot toposition Switzerland at the highest European level as regards theperformance ofthe new fighter aircraft" MarketWire

Music Box Films to Manage Theatrical Distribution Using Cinedigm's Theatrical Distribution Software
Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corporation (NASDAQ: CIDM) announced today Music Box Films has become the latest distributor to license Cinedigm's proprietary Theatrical Distribution System (TDS) to manage all domestic theatrical releases. MarketWire

Transocean Announces Exercise of Underwriters' Option to Purchase Additional Shares
Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) (SIX: RIGN) today announced that the underwriters for Transocean's previously announced share offering have exercised in full their option to purchase up to an additional 3,900,000 shares MarketWire

The Medicines Company to Participate in the 2011 Deutsche Bank BioFEST
The Medicines Company (NASDAQ: MDCO) will present at the 2011 Deutsche Bank BioFEST on Monday, December 5th, in Boston beginning at 8:25am Eastern Time. Glenn Sblendorio, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, will provide a company overview. MarketWire

Quantum to Present at Barclays Capital Global Technology Conference
Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM), a proven global expert in data protection and big data management, today announced that President and CEO Jon Gacek and CFO Linda Breard will be presenting at the following conference: MarketWire

Magnolia Solar Receives $750,000 Phase II Award From US Air Force Research Laboratory
Magnolia Solar Corporation (OTCBB: MGLT) ("Magnolia") announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Magnolia Solar, Inc., recently received a $750,000 Phase II award from the United States Air Force Research Laboratory as part of the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) program MarketWire

Acquia Named to Forbes' 100 List of America's Most Promising Companies
Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, today announced today that it has been named number 41 in Forbes' 100 list of America's most promising companies. Forbes' list ranks the most promising privately held up-and-comers that have compelling business models, strong management teams, notable customers, strategic partners and precious investment capital. MarketWire

Support for More Women in IT Demonstrated by Record-Breaking $54,000 Scholarship Event
In its most successful fundraising year ever, ITWomen has raised $54,000 for college scholarships that will go to girls who are pursuing degrees in technology and engineering. MarketWire

Tsakos Energy Navigation to Host Investor and Analyst Day in New York City on December 9, 2011
Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited ("TEN" or the "Company") (NYSE: TNP) announced today that the Company will host an Investor and Analyst Day on Friday, December 9, 2011 at 1:00 pm ET in New York City to discuss the Company's recent developments and prospects, as well as the tanker shipping market outlook. MarketWire

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2012 Results
Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CWST), a regional vertically-integrated solid waste, recycling and resource management services company, today reported financial results for its second quarter fiscal year 2012, and provided updated guidance for its 2012 fiscal year. MarketWire

peerTransfer and Nelnet Business Solutions Partner to Enhance International Payment Options on Campus
peerTransfer, a leading provider of global payment solutions for international students and their schools, and Nelnet Business Solutions (NBS), a leading provider of campus commerce services for higher education, have partnered to achieve new efficiencies through the integration of technology and streamlined business operations. MarketWire

Securities Fraud Lawsuit Announced Against Cooper Companies by Gilman Law
Gilman Law LLP, a leading national securities law firm, announces that a securities fraud class action lawsuit has been filed against The Cooper Companies, Inc. ("Cooper" or the "Company") and certain of its officers and directors in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California for violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 MarketWire

AER Energy Completes Purchase of Rehoboth Oil & Gas Leases
AER Energy Resources, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AERN) has closed on the first funds called for under its agreement with Rehoboth Oil & Gas, LLC of Baytown, TX for the purchase of three oil and gas leases and the existing producing wells. This closing will also trigger the immediate sale of 200 bbls that have been stored pending AERN's closing. MarketWire

Sigma Designs, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2012 Results
Sigma Designs®, Inc. (NASDAQ: SIGM), a world leading provider of connected media platforms, today reported financial results and business highlights for its third fiscal quarter ended October 29, 2011. MarketWire

Gordmans Stores, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2011 Results
Gordmans Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMAN), an Omaha-based apparel and home décor retailer, today announced results for its third quarter (thirteen weeks) and nine month period (thirty-nine weeks) ended October 29, 2011. MarketWire

TiVo to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences
TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO), a creator and leader in advanced television services and digital video recorders (DVRs), today announced that President and CEO Tom Rogers will present at the UBS 39th Annual Global Media and Communications Conference and the NASDAQ OMX 27th Investor Program, both in December MarketWire

Industrial Heat Sources Expands Service Offering Through Personnel, Technology and Content
Industrial Heat Sources (IHS) (www.ihshotair.com), the exclusive master distributor for Leister Process Technologies in the Midwestern U.S., is expanding its service and support offerings for Leister plastic welding equipment through a significant investment in personnel, technology and online resource content. MarketWire

Research Funding From Federal Government Denied for FDA-Approved PTSD Treatment for Vets
A safe medical treatment that's been in use since 1925 has been successfully applied by Dr. Eugene Lipov (www.ChicagoMedicalInnovations.org) to treat symptoms of PTSD. Called stellate ganglion block (SGB), it involves injecting anesthesia into a cluster of nerves in the patient's neck. Lipov has received FDA approval for its use in treating PTSD. MarketWire

Renters Can Search Their Home for Foreclosure Notices for Free at CheckYourLandlord.com
As housing values continue to decline, rental rates are rising in many areas of the U.S. Property owners, many of whom have become "accidental" landlords due to the inability to sell their residences, often remain underwater on their mortgages, and despite their rental income are unable to continue to keep up with their mortgages MarketWire

Cartridge World Opens Online Office Supply Store
Since 2003, business customers have saved 30-40 percent on printer cartridges at Cartridge World. Now they can save time by ordering from Cartridge World's new online store at www.CartridgeWorld.com. MarketWire

Cisco Networking Technology Brings In-Person Meeting Experiences to the United Nation's 17th Conference Convention on Climate Change
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Study: Preventing Prostate Cancer Recurrence
Researchers at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine recently published findings they believe could lead to a new protein therapy for the delay or prevention of prostate cancer recurrence after treatment MarketWire

L.A.'s First Zero Net Energy Classrooms Arrive at Brentwood School
Four Gen7 green modular classrooms arrive at Brentwood School today, making renewable energy a reality for the sustainability-conscious K-12 independent school. Designed to pursue LEED Gold certification, the state-of-the-art classrooms will provide a new wing of permanent, high-performance learning space expected to deliver 70% in energy savings for the school. MarketWire

Newegg Launches "First From Asia" Program
Newegg Inc., the second largest online-only retailer in the United States, today announced the official launch of the "First From Asia" program, which brings Asia's hottest, trendsetting products to the U.S. market. Currently there are more than 2,000 "First From Asia" products available on Newegg MarketWire

WCG Strengthens International Capabliities With New Hires and Expansion of London Office
WCG, a global independent marketing company offering integrated creative, interactive and communications services, today announced it has strengthened its London team with the hire of Nick Francis as Director and Rena Radia as Account Manager. MarketWire

Expedia 2011 Vacation Deprivation Study Reveals Wide Work-Life Disparity Across Five Continents
Expedia.com® (NASDAQ: EXPE), the world's leading online travel agency, today released the results of the 2011 Vacation Deprivation study, an annual analysis of vacation habits across multiple countries and continents. The 2011 study was conducted online among 7,803 employed adults in September and October 2011 by Harris Interactive on behalf of Expedia MarketWire

BroadcastMed and Partners Recognized at 2011 eHealthcare Leadership Awards
BroadcastMed, Inc. was recently recognized at the 2011 eHealthcare Leadership Awards. The Company's portal ORLive.com took a gold award for "Best Overall Internet Site" in the Physician/Clinician-focused site category, as well as, a distinction award for "Best Site Design." In addition, the corporate site, BroadcastMed MarketWire

Christopher Potts, Ph.D. Appointed to Relevant Data Corp Scientific Board of Advisors
Relevant Data Corp, developer of a proprietary analytics platform, announced today that Christopher Potts, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the Department of Linguistics at Stanford University, has joined their Scientific Advisory Board. MarketWire

Fortinet Receives Frost & Sullivan's 2011 Asia Pacific Growth Leadership Award for Firewall/IPSec VPN
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) -- a leading network security provider and the worldwide leader of unified threat management (UTM) solutions -- today announced that it has received the 2011 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Growth Leadership Award in the Firewall/IPSec VPN market. MarketWire

Spotify: A Perfect Platform for Apps
Spotify, the largest and fastest-growing music service of its kind, today opens up a new world of possibilities with Spotify Platform. MarketWire

Palisades Petroleum's (PAPT: Pinksheets) Chairman, Makusha Gozo, Announces the Establishment of Significant Competitive Advantages and That It Is in Merger Negotiations With Strat Petroleum Limited
Palisades Petroleum (PINKSHEETS: PAPT) Chairman Makusha Gozo has completed agreements with the first of three leading West African cocoa producing nations' cocoa boards via its intermediary entities including Durst Fund LLC. The agreements in each respective nation of Ivory Coast, Ghana and Nigeria, with Cameroon soon to follow, will give Palisades Petroleum, www.Palisades-Petroleum MarketWire

O'Brien's Response Management Establishes Joint Venture in Brazil
O'Brien's Response Management (O'Brien's), a wholly owned subsidiary of SEACOR Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CKH), and Brazil's EnvironPact and OceanPact, providers of specialized consulting services to offshore oil companies, today announced they have formed a joint venture named O'Brien's do Brasil SA MarketWire

Redi-Data Offers Most Extensive Dentist Email List in Industry
Redi-Data, Inc., a leading provider of healthcare professional, consumer and business data and email lists, announced the launch of a vastly expanded dentist email database, with coverage of over 50,000 dentists nationwide. MarketWire

100th Anniversary of Naval Aviation
The 2011 Centennial of Naval Aviation has been celebrated across the country throughout the course of the year paying tribute to the amazing progress and achievements of the United States Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard Aviation. At the closing of the Centennial year, on December 1, men and women who have shaped the legacy of Naval Aviation over the past century will assemble in Washington, D MarketWire

Helen Pastorino of Pertria Selected to Speak at Leadership Conference for High School Students
Helen Pastorino, President and founder of Pertria, a real estate firm investment firm, has been selected as the keynote speaker at the 2012 Enterprise Leadership Conference sponsored by the Rotary Clubs of Santa Clara, Saratoga, Sunnyvale and Campbell, CA. MarketWire

People on the Move: Marv Richardson Joins ERM's Southern Division
Marv Richardson, P.E. has joined ERM's Performance & Assurance Practice in the Southern Division. Mr. Richardson brings more than ten years of experience providing environmental consulting services in a variety of sectors. MarketWire

EVE Online Crucible Expansion Released
CCP, one of the world's leading independent game developers, today launched its Winter expansion, EVE Online: Crucible MarketWire

WPCS Announces Date for Release of FY2012 Second Quarter Financial Results
WPCS International Incorporated (NASDAQ: WPCS), a leader in design-build engineering services for communications infrastructure, has announced that it will issue its FY2012 second quarter financial results on Wednesday, December 14, 2011 after the market closes to be followed by a conference call scheduled for 5:00 pm ET. MarketWire

Keating Capital Announces Management Changes and Board Addition
Keating Capital, Inc. (www.KeatingCapital.com), a pre-IPO investment fund, announced the appointment of Stephen (Steve) M. Hills to the position of Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer effective November 16, 2011. MarketWire

GlobalAutoIndustry.com Online Seminar to Provide Update on Doing Business in Thailand and Floods' Impact on Manufacturing and Automotive Supply Chain
GlobalAutoIndustry.com, a unique marketplace for intelligence and resources for doing business in international markets, today announced leading automotive experts George Strampp and Uli Kaiser will make guest presentations on doing business in Thailand via a 60-minute live online seminar. MarketWire

iPerceptions Releases Automotive Industry Report Q3 2011
iPerceptions Inc. (TSX-V: IPE), a leading provider of web-focused Voice of Customer (VoC) analytics based on actual visitor feedback, today announced the release of its Automotive Industry Report for Q3 2011 MarketWire

Pulte Homes to Build 70 Homes at Scotts Creek Community in Mt. Pleasant
Pulte Homes is pleased to be building homes in Mt. Pleasant with its newest neighborhood, Scotts Creek, which was developed by Scott Creek Community LLC, an affiliate of The Beach Company. MarketWire

IABC/DC Metro Honors Top Business Communicators at Silver Inkwell Awards Gala
The International Association of Business Communicators' (IABC) DC/Metro chapter honored the area's top business communicators at its 2011 Silver Inkwell Awards gala on November 28 at the Hyatt Regency in Bethesda, MD. IABC/DC Metro's prestigious Silver Inkwell competition recognizes excellence and leadership in the field of business communication. MarketWire

Stratos Product Development Provides Design Expertise on AcelRx Pharmaceuticals' Advanced Drug Delivery System for Acute Pain Management
Stratos Product Development LLC today announced its President, Sean MacLeod, and AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACRX) Chief Executive Officer, Richard King, will present at the BIOMEDevice conference in San Jose on Stratos' continued collaboration with AcelRx to support software and electrical design of AcelRx's lead product candidate, ARX-01. MarketWire

The Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee Names Avaya the Official Telecommunication Equipment Supplier for the 2014 Olympic Games
Avaya, a global provider of business collaboration and communications solutions, has been named by the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee as the official supplier of telecom equipment for the 2014 Olympic Games MarketWire

ACWA Presents Emissary Award to Greg Zlotnick
The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) today presented its sixth annual Emissary Award to Greg Zlotnick, a longtime water leader whose involvement with the association spans more than a decade MarketWire

Farmers Insurance Settles Class Action Lawsuit
Farmers Insurance entered into a settlement of a nationwide class action lawsuit, In Re Farmers Med-Pay Litigation, pending in the District Court of Canadian County, Oklahoma (the "Court"). The settlement includes Farmers Insurance Company, Inc., Farmers Insurance Exchange, Truck Insurance Exchange, Fire Insurance Exchange, Mid-Century Insurance Company, Farmers Group, Inc MarketWire

Elephant Talk Communications Approved to Trade on NYSE Amex
Elephant Talk Communications Corp. (OTCBB: ETAK) (www.elephanttalk.com), an international provider of business software and services to the telecommunications and financial services industries, today announced that the company has been approved to trade shares of its common stock on the NYSE Amex stock exchange MarketWire

City of Ottawa First in Canada to Use Envista's Automated Enterprise Class Cloud Based System for Utility Coordination
Envista Corporation, the world's leading provider of enterprise right-of-way (ROW) coordination solutions via the web, today announced that the City of Ottawa, Ontario has selected the Envista Enterprise ROW Coordination Platform to automate its municipal consent, and infrastructure project coordination processes MarketWire

Ablynx Reports Positive Phase I Data for ALX-0061 in Rheumatoid Arthritis
GHENT, Belgium, 30 November 2011 - Ablynx [Euronext Brussels: ABLX]todayannounced positive Phase I data from the single ascending dose part of thePhaseI/II study with ALX-0061, the anti-IL-6R Nanobody, in patients withrheumatoidarthritis (RA). Based on these positive interim data, Ablynx hasinitiated amultiple ascending dose Phase II study with ALX-0061 in patients with RA MarketWire

Oracle Delivers Best Four Processor Result on TPC-H Benchmark at Three TB Scale Factor
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

$10 Million AppX Game Developer Marketing Fund Accelerates Mobile Game Profitability
W3i® (www.W3i.com), a leader in monetization and user acquisition services for mobile apps, announced today the launch of the $10 Million AppX Game Developer Marketing Fund. The goal of the marketing fund is to accelerate user growth for up-and-coming mobile social game developers by aiding in their user acquisition financing. MarketWire

Power Assure Selected a Finalist for the 2011 Red Herring 100 Global Award
Power Assure®, Inc., a data center energy management solutions provider, today announced that it has been selected as a candidate for Red Herring's 2011 Top 100 Global award, a prestigious recognition honoring the year's most audacious and far reaching private technology companies and entrepreneurs from across the globe. MarketWire

Ashland University Institutes 'Four-Year Graduation Guarantee'
As tuition costs continue to rise, many families are trying to figure out how to finance their children's education. Ashland University, an Ohio private college, is looking to help and is promising students that if they don't finish in four years, it will pay up to an additional year of tuition for the extra time it takes them to finish, as long as they adhere to their graduation plan. MarketWire

Intergraph(R) Discovery Tours on December 14th in Osaka and December 15th in Yokohama, Japan to Demonstrate CADWorx(R) Plant and Its Integration With CAESAR II(R) and PV Elite(R) for Engineering Analysis
Intergraph will host Discovery Tour events on December 14 in Osaka and December 15, 2011 in Yokohama, Japan featuring Intergraph CADWorx Plant Professional and CADWorx P&ID Professional, including demonstrations of how they integrate with Intergraph CAESAR II for pipe stress analysis and PV Elite for vessel and exchanger analysis MarketWire

Cal Water Vice President, CFO & Treasurer to Speak at NYSSA Water Conference
(NYSE: CWT) -- Martin A. Kropelnicki, Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer of California Water Service Group (Cal Water), will give a presentation about the company at the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA) Water Utilities Industry Investor Conference on Dec. 1, 2011, at 10:15 a.m. Eastern time at the NYSSA Conference Center in New York City. MarketWire

Donald Trump, Jr. in an Exclusive Interview Talks About MacroSolve's Competitive Edge in Mobile Apps
MacroSolve, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MCVE) (OTCQB: MCVE) ("MacroSolve" or the "Company"), a leading provider of mobile technologies, apps and solutions for business, announced today that an exclusive interview of Donald Trump, Jr. by CorporateProfile.com is available for viewing at: www.corporateprofile.com MarketWire

Some Michigan Ski Areas to Open This Weekend
With the recent cold weather, many ski areas across Michigan have fired up their snow guns. MSIA anticipates that some will open this weekend and many will be open within the next week or two! For snow conditions at Michigan ski areas check http://www.goskimichigan.com/michigan-ski-resorts.html (or go to goskimichigan MarketWire

PreCash Announces PreCash Secure Payment Services
PreCash, a leading payments and transaction processing company, today announced the launch of PreCash Secure Payment Services. With its Secure Payment Services, PreCash offers Money Service Businesses (MSBs) agent agreements that ensure compliance with applicable state and federal regulations and include risk management and settlement features MarketWire

Elliottsweb.com Introduces Facebook App for Social Media Marketing
Facebook is a social media network that requires no introduction. As of this moment, it has more than 800 million active users, which means that if it was a country, it would be the third most populous one in the world -- ahead of United States and behind only China and India MarketWire

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New Energy Technologies to Present at 4th Annual LD MICRO Conference on December 7, 2011
New Energy Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: NENE) (PINKSHEETS: NENE) has been invited to present at LD MICRO's 4th Annual Conference on December 7, 2011. The conference will be held at the Luxe Hotel in Los Angeles. MarketWire

Latitude Global, Inc. Announces Merger Agreement With Public Company, Blink Couture (BLKU)
Latitude Global, Inc., ("LGI" or "Latitude Global"), a privately-held entertainment company in Jacksonville, FL signed a definitive agreement on November 10, 2011 to merge with a publicly traded company, Blink Couture, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BLKU). LGI is a full service entertainment corporation founded in 2009. MarketWire

New Orleans' VooDoo BBQ Franchise Leading Fast Casual Surge
While fast food and family dining restaurant sales have plummeted in the recession, fast casual restaurants -- the kind VooDoo BBQ & Grill is committed to -- have grown in popularity, according to a recent ABC News story. MarketWire

PageUp People Teams With Cameron International and Baker Hughes to Examine the Changing Face of the Oil & Energy Workforce
Multinational Talent Management solutions provider, PageUp People, is moderating a panel discussion at the People in Energy Summit, which is taking place in Houston, Texas today and tomorrow. Led by PageUp People's Senior Vice President, Global Marketing, Pamela Bartz, the panel participants include senior HR leaders from Cameron International and Baker Hughes. MarketWire

Crossroads Systems' EVP David Cerf to Participate in CloudBeat Panel Discussion on December 1, 2011
Crossroads Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDS) announced that David Cerf, executive vice president of business and corporate development, will speak during a panel discussion titled "Understanding the True Cost of Storage" during the inaugural CloudBeat 2011 event. MarketWire

Jackson Labs Technologies, Inc. Delivers High Performance 8-Channel Radar Reference Oscillator
Jackson Labs Technologies, Inc, a designer and manufacturer of cutting-edge frequency and timing equipment, today announced the availability of its breakthrough product ULN-8R, an 8-frequency, 80MHz to 120MHz Frequency Reference for Radar Applications MarketWire

Payers to Pharma: In Rheumatology, Innovations Without Outcomes Are Irrelevant
Reimbursement Intelligence, a New Jersey-based market-research firm, today announced at the 2011 American College of Rheumatology dinner presentation experts delivered a tough message from payer care: innovations without better outcomes are irrelevant. MarketWire

VMware Partner VirtualSharp Software Unveils ReliableDR 3.0 at CloudBeat 2011
Today at CloudBeat 2011, VirtualSharp Software, the leading provider of next generation automated Disaster Recovery solutions for private and public clouds, announced the newest release of its flagship product, ReliableDR 3.0 MarketWire

Santa's Magic Phone Deluxe by Appventors -- a Free "Secret App" for Parents This Christmas
Do you wish you could request Santa Claus to telephone your child anytime they have been naughty or nice? Now there's an app for that! Welcome to Christmas in 2011, where even Santa has gone high-tech and both kids and parents couldn't be happier! This year, parents can navigate their way through the holidays with ease and grace MarketWire

Independent Research Firm Named BWise a Leader in Enterprise GRC Platforms
Today BWise announced its placement as a leader in Enterprise Governance, Risk management and Compliance (GRC) software solutions, according to "The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Governance, Risk, and Compliance Platforms, Q4 2011," a report by Chris McClean with Stephanie Balaouras and Nicholas M. Hayes. Forrester Research, Inc MarketWire

Omnify Software Hosts Free Webinar on Meeting Global Regulatory Compliance
WHAT: Challenges of Global Regulatory Compliance -- A Sea of Paper Webinar Managing information required to meet compliance can be a daunting task. Most companies rely on a manual paper process and filing cabinets to manage regulatory compliance MarketWire

IdaTech's Fuel Cell System Provides Power and Reduces Carbon Footprint at COP17 Conference
IdaTech, a global leader in the development and manufacture of Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) fuel cell products for telecommunications and other critical backup power applications, is pleased to announce its contribution to worldwide sustainability by providing clean energy, for communications equipment, at COP17 in Durban, South Africa. MarketWire

Panasonic Helps Non-Profits Cut Costs During Tough Economic Times
Like businesses nationwide, non-profit organizations have suffered in the financial crisis, forcing cuts on already stretched budgets. The impact of these budget cuts often seeps into decisions on much-needed office equipment, like new computer technology and telecommunication systems MarketWire

TELEHOUSE America's NYIIX Maxes Over 200 Gigabits of Internet Traffic
TELEHOUSE America, the United States' leading provider of dedicated data centers, international Internet exchanges, and managed IT services, announces today that its public peering interconnection point, New York International Internet Exchange (NYIIX), has exceeded the 200Gbps (gigabits per second) max traffic volume threshold MarketWire

Survey Shows More Women Than Men Are Losing Sleep to Get It All Done This Holiday Season
As the song goes, "He knows when you're awake," and plenty of women expect to be sacrificing shuteye this holiday season, according to a new survey from Sleepy's, the mattress professionals. The survey reveals that more than half (55 percent) of all women queried expect to spend between one and four hours a night performing holiday-related tasks in December MarketWire

Walker Square Announces the "Cross a New Home Off Your Wish List" Year-End Closeout
The Condominiums at Walker Square, offering condos in Charlottesville, VA, released today its 2011 year-end closeout pricing on two-bedroom condominiums. Starting in the $180s, homebuyers can take full advantage of the benefits of home ownership and receive up to $5,000 towards their move in cost during the month of December. (restrictions apply). MarketWire

TriNet Endorses Small Business Efficiency Act to Support Growth in Startups, Small Businesses
Entrepreneurs and small business owners may soon be supported by a federal bill that will help ensure their companies' compliance with complex federal payroll tax responsibilities. TriNet, a provider of HR outsourcing solutions to startups and small businesses, endorses the proposed legislation, The Small Business Efficiency Act of 2011 (H.R MarketWire

Kansas City Veterinarian Announces Dog and Cat Surgery and Dog Ear Cropping Services
Animal Clinic of Boardwalk Square announced that the vet clinic offers ear cropping services for specialty dog breeds. Ear cropping is a cosmetic procedure done to create the distinctive perked ear associated with certain dog breeds, such as Doberman MarketWire

Callout and Resource Management Expert ARCOS Promotes Duff to CEO
Bruce Duff is the new chief executive officer of ARCOS, Inc., a developer of internet-based automated callout and resource management software for the utility industry. Duff succeeds ARCOS Founder Mitch McLeod who held the CEO role since creating the software company in 2005. For the last three years, Duff has been vice president of sales at ARCOS. MarketWire

American Community Development, Inc. Announces the Execution of a Letter of Intent to Acquire Significant Oil and Gas Production and Reserves
American Community Development, Inc. (PINK SHEETS: ACDP) has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire significant oil and gas production along with significant additional proven reserves from CJSC Chedty Neft of Russia. ACDP will issue 55,000,000 shares to acquire the assets. MarketWire

BPO Provider Caleris Combines Three Locations Under Private Cloud
Caleris, a leading business process outsourcing (BPO) provider with rural America delivery locations, announced today that it combined the back-end operations of its three BPO locations under a private cloud network. The completion of the project has increased the flexibility, reliability, and security of its technical operations and lead to a nearly 50% annual savings in energy use MarketWire

Sylogent Acquires Cross-Device Video Player
Sylogent today announced that it acquired the assets of SonicPlayer, LLC, specifically its cross-device media player that broadcasts video across any mobile device or computer at scheduled times. The company is in the process of enhancing the system to assist pharmaceutical companies that need to deliver key communications to select individuals. MarketWire

Vindicia Kicks Off 2nd Annual Holiday Twitter Campaign
Vindicia, a leading provider of SaaS billing solutions that help digital leaders optimize customer retention and acquisition through integrated marketing best practices, will next week launch its 2nd annual holiday Twitter campaign -- a series of daily tweets and giveaways to celebrate the holiday season. MarketWire

Arizona Energy Consortium Announces Vice Chair
The Arizona Energy Consortium (AEC), a committee of the Arizona Technology Council comprised of more than 250 members from the state's diverse energy sectors, announced the selection of Christopher Davey, president, EnviroMission as its vice chair today. MarketWire

Hispanic Youth Are Key to Restaurant Industry Growth
The combination of anemic consumer confidence, a recession that has claimed 8 million jobs, decreased household wealth, and an uptick in the saving rate presents unique challenges for the restaurant industry, especially as consumer discretionary income is its lifeblood. MarketWire

Latinos Will Increasingly Shape Health and Beauty Care Market Growth
Between 2000 and 2009, aggregate spending by Latino consumer units on personal care products and services grew from $5.3 billion to $7.5 billion, an increase of 41%, according to The Latino Health and Beauty Care Market, a just-released report from Packaged Facts. In contrast, spending by non-Latino consumer units on personal care products and services grew by only 15%. MarketWire

Scottsdale Chiropractic Center Offers Hope for "Golfer's Glitch"
Arizona golfers who struggle with the accuracy of a particular shot or move may be suffering from a condition known as "golfer's glitch." This momentary lack of hand-to-eye coordination, commonly seen in many other sports as well as golf, may appear to be a technical or concentration problem, when it actually could stem from a hidden misalignment afflicting the upper spine MarketWire

U.S. Retail Sales of Pet Medications at $6.7 Billion
Retail sales of pet medications, including sales through veterinarians, brick-and-mortar retailers, and online, will reach $6.7 billion in 2011, according to "Pet Medications in the U.S.," a recent report from Packaged Facts. MarketWire

Magellan Jets Launches an International Private Jet Search iPhone App: Search, Book and Sign for a Trip in Minutes on Your iPhone or iPad
Magellan Jets, a leading aircraft charter broker, announces the launch of its Private Jet Search iPhone application for private jet bookings. For years, people have been able to search for commercial flights on a variety of websites, making travel that much more convenient and cost effective. For the reasonable price of $4.99, private jet travelers can download the app through iTunes MarketWire

Pending Home Sales Jump in October
Pending home sales rose strongly in October and remain above year-ago levels, according to the National Association of Realtors®. MarketWire

JCM Global's Bill Validators Successfully Process $14 Million in First 10 Days at Resorts World New York City at Aqueduct
JCM Global, the world leader in currency bill validation equipment, is celebrating again -- this time marking that its award-winning bill validators have processed more than $14 million in currency in 10 days at Resorts World Casino New York City at Aqueduct MarketWire

Mattress USA Launches PartySuppliesDelivered.com
Mattress USA is pleased to get into the party business. Mattress USA, number 388 on the Internet Retailer Top 500, is the internet's premier destination for mattresses and home furnishings. And now they've added party supplies, favors, and decorations to the mix with the launch of PartySuppliesDelivered.com. MarketWire

College Is Closer Than You Think With CollegeAdvantage, Ohio's 529 Plan
The Ohio Tuition Trust Authority is offering families a limited-time incentive to start saving for college now with Ohio's 529 plan. Families who open a $100 CollegeAdvantage 529 account by December 31, 2011 will receive a $25 bonus when they use the promo code SAVINGS at enrollment MarketWire

St. Peters Chiropractor Launches New Website to Educate Patients
James Chiropractic in St. Peters, Missouri has announced the launch of the practice's new website, http://dcjames.com. The new website is designed to better educate patients about the practice's services and the benefits of chiropractic care. The practice provides care for patients who are recovering from a sports injury or auto accident injury MarketWire

Arlington Veterinarian Announces New Website for Pet Owners
Arlington veterinarian, Dr. Tim Cavanagh, at All Creatures Veterinary Service has announced a brand new website for use by area pet owners. This website features a wealth of information about animal health, the animal vet clinic itself, and many important veterinary terms MarketWire

San Antonio Dentist Creates Information-Based Website
Dr. Tom Watkins, Dr. Alejandro Cavazos and the professional team at the W Dental Group have introduced a new website that promises to provide more in-depth information to patients and visitors on how to keep their teeth and gums in the best of oral health. It will also provide information on services offered by the dentist including regular oral exams, braces, dental surgery, crowns and caps MarketWire

Affiniscape Recognized as a Top Workplace by the Austin American-Statesman
Affiniscape, the only technology and services provider focused exclusively on serving state and local associations, today announced that it has been recognized by the Austin American-Statesman as one of Austin's Top Workplaces for 2011. MarketWire

HelpIQ Releases Help Authoring Tool that Makes it Easy to Create Online Help Documentation
HelpIQ (www.helpiq.com), a cloud-based tool for creating and managing online help documentation and context-sensitive help, recently launched after spending a year building its web-based software. It is ideal for creating online user guides, FAQs, help docs, product manuals, and other documentation. MarketWire

Winchester Systems Introduces High Availability Servers
Winchester Systems Inc., a leading data storage solutions provider, today announced a totally new line of high availability servers. The new FlashServer HA-4000 Series offers two servers in one unit that automatically failover and provide 99.999% system uptime without the need for complex clustering software in Windows, Linux and VMware environments. MarketWire

NavStar Technologies Receives Purchase Order for $4.5M to Provide Monitoring and Tracking Hardware and Services for the PowerSports Market Segment
NavStar Technologies, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NVSR), a company focused on producing and commercializing products and services for tracking/monitoring and reporting on the location and condition of high value cargo and other assets, has received a purchase order for 23,000 units to be sold into the US PowerSports market segment in 2012. MarketWire

Christmas on Schedule for December 25, 2011
After a year of worry and trepidation in the North Pole, Santa Claus announced in a news conference today held by Vancouver-based PR firm Yulu Creative Communications, that Christmas is still going ahead as planned. MarketWire

Taglich Brothers Initiates Sonic Foundry, Inc.
Taglich Brothers, Inc. announces that it has initiated coverage of Sonic Foundry, Inc. (NASDAQ: SOFO). MarketWire

New Jersey Life, Accident, and Health Insurance Exam Prep Courses Now Available Online at PreLicense.com
PreLicense.com®, a service of WebCE®, recently released three new Web-based courses designed to help students pass the New Jersey Life, Accident and Health insurance license exams MarketWire

Comodo Responds to Black Friday/Cyber Monday Reports With Tips for Secure Mobile Shopping and Protecting Mobile Devices
Based on reports about Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales, mobile electronics are taking center stage this holiday season MarketWire

Gogo Delivers Video at 30,000 Feet, Powered by Kaltura
Gogo, the world's leading provider of in-flight connectivity and an innovator in in-flight entertainment, and Kaltura, (www.kaltura MarketWire

Medical City Dallas Hospital Expands Allocade's On-Cue Artificial Intelligence Command & Control System to Include Nursing
Allocade, Inc., developer of the healthcare industry's only expert software system that manages changes to the daily schedule, announced today that Medical City Dallas Hospital has expanded their On-Cue® Artificial Intelligence Command and Control System to include the On-Cue Nursing View MarketWire

Oakley Selects 7thonline Merchandise and Assortment Solution to Support Expansion of Retail
7thonline, the leading provider of cross channel merchandise planning and assortment management to the retail and wholesale industry, today announced that Oakley, Inc., one of the leading sports brands in the world, has selected 7thonline Merchandise and Assortment Management to increase the productivity of its inventory and merchandising process MarketWire

New C3* for Stress Natural Drink Mix Keeps You Calm, Cool and Connected During the Hectic Holidays
More than eight out of 10 Americans anticipate stress during the holiday season, according to the American Psychological Association. Now, there's a new way to deal with the holiday madness -- C3* for Stress. MarketWire

BRS Resources Announces Conversion of Notes to Shares
BRS Resources (TSX-V: BRS) ("BRS" or the "Company") announced that it has completed the conversion of two convertible notes in the aggregate principal amount of $6,000,000 into an aggregate of 20,000,000 common shares of the Company at a conversion price of $0.30 per share. Subscribers of the convertible notes and recipients of the common shares are two hedge funds managed by Carlson Capital, L MarketWire

Mass Save(R) Helps Mass. Homeowners Lower Energy Costs and Save Money
Winter is coming and it's going to be a cold one. Your local gas and electric utilities and energy efficiency service provider -- the Sponsors of Mass Save -- can help Massachusetts homeowners keep their homes more comfortable, while lowering energy costs and saving money MarketWire

Elastic Path Announces the Digital Commerce Engine(TM)
Elastic Path Software, the leader in digital commerce technology and expertise, today announced the latest version of its Java enterprise commerce software, the Digital Commerce Engine™. MarketWire

Microgen Captures 2011 Technology Innovation of the Year Honors at techMARK Awards Sponsored by PwC
Microgen Plc (LSE: MCGN) has been honored with the 2011 Technology Innovation of the Year Award at the 12th annual techMARK Awards, the premier U.K. technology industry event sponsored by PwC MarketWire

Barrington Broadcasting Announces Tender Offer for Its 10 1/2% Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2014
Barrington Broadcasting Group LLC ("Barrington") announced today the commencement of a cash tender offer for all of its outstanding 10 1/2% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2014 (the "Notes") (CUSIP No. 06851T AB 9). In conjunction with the tender offer, Barrington is soliciting consents from holders of the Notes to effect certain proposed amendments to the indenture governing the Notes MarketWire

Light Media Completes Divestitures and Eliminates Radio Debt
Light Media (PINKSHEETS: LGMH), Inspirational Media Specialist, announced today that it has: (1) divested of (a) real estate and (b) minority ownership stakes in certain digital assets, while (2) simultaneously changing the 4th Quarter balance sheet status of its prized and powerful, flagship Albany, Georgia Power 105 MarketWire

Sillenger Enters Into Mineral, Hydrocarbon and Water Exploration Contract With the Government of the Republic of Benin
Sillenger Exploration Corp. ("Sillenger" or the "Company") (OTCQB: SLGX) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a partnership contract with the Government of the Republic of Benin ("Benin") to conduct an Airborne Geophysical Survey of its landmass and Benin's offshore territory in the Gulf of Guinea MarketWire

Cancer Detection Charity Challenges North America to Help Fund Operational Costs for 12 Months in 30 Days
Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this release. MarketWire

Social Media Users Love Starbucks More Than Any Other Coffee Chain, According to Amplicate
Social media users were highly positive about US coffee chains on social media in the last 12 months, with Starbucks leading the pack, according to a new social media analytics report from Amplicate. MarketWire

Linkin Park Teams Up With Flingo to Reach Fans on Smart TVs
Flingo, the leading publisher of applications for the smart TV, today announced a partnership with Linkin Park to create the band's official app for Smart TVs. Designed in collaboration with the band, Flingo's Linkin Park app will utilize the smart TV as a platform to distribute video, behind-the-scenes footage of studio sessions and concerts, photos and tour dates MarketWire

BroadSoft Global Survey Reveals Enterprise Shift to Mobile-Only Workforce
BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT) today announced results from the BroadSoft® 2011 Mobile Enterprise of the Future Survey, which finds that global enterprises are shifting to mobile-only communications more rapidly than expected -- as well as adopting unified communications services more broadly MarketWire

American Community Development Group President / CEO Interviewed and Featured by Stock Research Firm, Street-Stock
American Community Development Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ACYD) announced today that its President / CEO, John Folger was interviewed by Street-Stock, a research firm dedicated to discover, evaluate and incubate unique, publicly traded micro cap companies possessing significant growth potential. The detailed interview can be seen at www.street-stock.com MarketWire

Renowned Wine Critic Robert Parker Celebrates 10 Years of Providing the World's Most Trusted Online Wine Resource
eRobertParker.com, the world's most trusted online wine resource, celebrates its 10 year anniversary this month as the most used, subscriber-supported consumer guide to fine wines. Over the years, eRobertParker MarketWire

Halberd Corporation Announces Recent Update in Financial Reporting Status
Halberd Corporation (PINKSHEETS: HALB) is pleased to announce the recent update in our financial reporting status. We look forward to keeping everyone up to date with all recent developments and have a news page located on our main website at http://www.halberdcorp.com/news.html MarketWire

First China Pharma Gains New Subscribers With Online Drug Transaction Service License
First China Pharmaceutical Group, Inc. (OTCBB: FCPG) ("First China" or the "Company"), a rapidly growing and technologically advanced healthcare products distributor based in Yunnan, China, is pleased to announce that its recently acquired government approved Internet Drug Transaction Service License (IDTSL) has resulted in a number of new institutional clients from regions across the nation. MarketWire

ProTek Announces Letter of Intent to Acquire Latin American Technology Service Firm
ProTek Capital, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PRPM) today announced the Company has signed a non-binding letter of intent to acquire a Latin American technology service firm. MarketWire

FFF Enterprises Takes Top Honors in 2011 MarCom Awards Competition
FFF Enterprises, Inc., the nation's largest and most trusted distributor of plasma products, vaccines and critical-care biopharmaceuticals and publisher of two magazines, is pleased to announce that it has received a platinum award, two gold awards and one honorable mention in the 2011 MarCom International Awards Competition. MarketWire

Safeway Inc. Board of Directors Increases Stock Repurchase Authorization by $1.0 Billion
Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) announced that its Board of Directors increased the authorized level of the company's stock repurchase program by $1.0 billion to a total of $8.0 billion. Through the end of the third quarter of 2011, Safeway had repurchased approximately $6.1 billion of its stock and had approximately $0.9 billion remaining under its stock repurchase program. MarketWire

Sitecore Opens New East Coast Operations
Sitecore, the company that has redefined Web Content Management, today announced at Gilbane Conference Boston, the opening of the new Sitecore North America office and training facility in Manchester, New Hampshire MarketWire

AVN's 2012 Adult Entertainment Expo Now Available Online
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Open Enrollment Blunders: eHealthInsurance Describes Health Insurance Mistakes to Avoid During Open Enrollment
Today eHealthInsurance (NASDAQ: EHTH), the leading online source of health insurance for individuals, families and small businesses, described four common mistakes consumers may make during open enrollment. By avoiding these mistakes, consumers may prevent themselves from going uninsured or getting stuck with a health insurance plan that is not the best match for their needs. MarketWire

American Red Cross Recognizes H&R Block for Annual Disaster Giving
Every year, disaster strikes thousands of communities nationwide. With 11,000 offices across the country, many of those communities include H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) clients and associates. Flooding, wildfires, tornadoes and many other weather-related disasters cause nearly $10 billion* in damage annually in the U.S MarketWire

BIOLASE Issued Broad New Patent for Treating Eye Conditions, Including Presbyopia, Cataracts and Glaucoma
BIOLASE Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLTI), the World's leading dental laser manufacturer and distributor, today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued BIOLASE a new patent covering the use of its laser technologies for treating various conditions of the eye MarketWire

Foxit(R) Announces Mobile PDF App Available for Android(TM) Devices
Foxit® Corporation, a leading provider of solutions for reading, editing, creating, organizing, and securing PDF documents, today announced the release of the Foxit Mobile PDF app for the Amazon's Appstore for Android and Google's Android Market. Mobile PDF is more than just a PDF reader; it also provides advanced display, collaboration tools, and document page management capabilities MarketWire

Here Enterprises Uses Clean Energy to Fuel "Dirty" Business
Here Enterprises, Inc. (OTCQB: HRTE) (PINKSHEETS: HRTE), a growing developer of clean energy, is proud to announce the success of its first dual-use business venture, Cycle Ranch Motocross Park. The pro-am red dirt motocross track, with amenities, viewing tower and pro shop, is powered by the onsite wind farm, featuring three state-of-the-art Talon 2 wind turbines MarketWire

Marketing Executive Tom Murphy Joins Bradford Networks
Bradford Networks, the best choice to enable secure network access for corporate issued and personal mobile devices, today announced the appointment of Tom Murphy to chief marketing officer (CMO) MarketWire

Cable Organizer From Eastex Products Prevents Binding and Crushing
Eastex Products, Inc. is introducing a new hook-and-loop cable organizer that can be cut to length and reused for bundling fiber optic cables and many other cable management applications. This soft, self-attaching tape is functionally equivalent to Velcro® cable wrap. MarketWire

Echopass Announces Appointment of Executive Vice President and Chief Quality Officer
Echopass Corporation, the 2011 market share leader in cloud based contact centers, announced today that Brian O'Connell has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Quality Officer. O'Connell is a veteran technology and management executive with deep experience in the Fortune 500 enterprise market MarketWire

Nexage Selected by Backflip Studios to Monetize Their Free Games
Nexage, the leading provider of market liquidity in mobile advertising, today announces that Backflip Studios has selected Nexage to monetize free versions of their mobile games on Apple® iPhone® and iPad®. MarketWire

Retroficiency Closes $3.32M Investment Led by Point Judith Capital; Acquires Clean Energy Solutions Division of Nexamp
Retroficiency, provider of the on-demand Building Efficiency Intelligence (BEI) platform, today announced that it secured a $3.32 million initial round of financing led by Point Judith Capital, an early stage venture capital firm with deep expertise helping companies in the clean technology ecosystem, and angel investors MarketWire

NADL - North Atlantic Drilling reports third quarter 2011 results
North Atlantic Drilling reports thirdquarter 2011 results:Highlights * North Atlantic Drilling generates third quarter 2011 EBITDA*) of US$142 million * North Atlantic Drilling reports third quarter 2011 net income of US$44.4 million and earnings per share of US$0 MarketWire

Consumers Want Increased Online Privacy Protections, According to an American Consumer Institute Survey
A national consumer survey conducted by the American Consumer Institute finds that the majority of consumers support stronger privacy protections. Consumers expressed concerns about the collection and use of their personal information by tech companies like Google and Facebook, with 62% not trusting these companies with their information MarketWire

FFW Corporation Announces Cash Dividend
FFW Corporation (OTCBB: FFWC) (11/29/2011 Close: $12.25), parent corporation of Crossroads Bank, has approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.11 per share of common stock. The dividend is payable December 30, 2011 to shareholders of record on December 15, 2011. MarketWire

Xtreme Oil & Gas to Present at the 4th Annual LD MICRO Growth Conference
Xtreme Oil & Gas, Inc. (OTCQB: XTOG) (OTCBB: XTOG), a Dallas-based independent energy and oilfield services company engaged in the exploration and production of oil and gas properties in the U MarketWire

Quicksilver Resources Prices Public Offering for Units of BreitBurn Energy Partners L.P.
Quicksilver Resources Inc. (NYSE: KWK) announced today that it has priced its public offering of 6,967,844 units of BreitBurn Energy Partners L.P. (NASDAQ: BBEP). Quicksilver has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 1,045,177 additional units from Quicksilver to cover over allotments. MarketWire

As Seen On TV, Inc. Closes $12.5 Million Equity Financing, Adds to Executive Team, Board of Directors
As Seen On TV, Inc. (OTCQB: HNHI) (PINKSHEETS: HNHI), the parent company of TV Goods, Inc., a direct response marketing company, today announced that on November 18, 2011 it completed $12,500,000 in equity financing; this includes the previously reported $12,155,000 on October 28, 2011. Effective with the closing of the financing, the Company recently appointed Jeffrey L MarketWire

CFDA Finalist Pamela Love and ShopStyle Premiere Exclusive Jewelry Collection on PopSugar Shop
ShopStyle, the leading global fashion search engine, and Pamela Love Jewelry today announced the release of a limited edition capsule collaboration available only on PopSugar Shop. ShopStyle is debuting its first exclusive collection in conjunction with a special event at the Tribeca Grand hotel in New York City MarketWire

As Christmas Day Approaches Nominations for 13th Annual Marketplace Ministry Awards Due on December 15
Northeast Christians At Work, an all-volunteer workplace ministry, is now taking nominations for the 13th annual Northeast Marketplace Ministry Awards using the organization's online nomination form on its website, ChristAtWork.org. MarketWire

MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge Presents "Defeating Alzheimer's"
On December 14, 2011 the MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge will present an Innovation Series event: "Defeating Alzheimer's." The disease devastates the lives of 25 to 40 million people worldwide -- a number projected to quadruple in the coming decades MarketWire

Experian QAS Releases New Report: Higher Education Institutions and Contact Data Quality
Experian® QAS®, a division of Experian Marketing Services and a leading provider of address verification software and services, today announced the release of Higher Education Institutions and Contact Data Quality. The report examines contact data accuracy within higher education and the effect of inaccurate data on institutions. MarketWire

U.S. Private-Sector Employment Increased by 206,000 Jobs in November, According to ADP National Employment Report
Private-sector employment increased by 206,000 from October to November on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the latest ADP National Employment Report® released today. The ADP National Employment Report, created by Automatic Data Processing, Inc MarketWire

Five BuckleySandler Partners Named to Washingtonian's 2011 "Best Lawyers" List
BuckleySandler LLP is honored to have five partners named in Washingtonian magazine's 2011 "Best Lawyers" list. Andrew L. Sandler, Jeremiah S. Buckley, Benjamin B. Klubes and Joseph M. Kolar were named as "Stars of the Bar" in the area of Banking and Financial Services and partner David S. Krakoff was named as a "Star of the Bar" in the area of White Collar Defense MarketWire

Enterprise Strategy Group Brief Recognizes Nexsan E-5000 NAS System for Solid Foundation and Robust Feature Set
Nexsan®, a leading independent provider of disk-based storage systems, today announced a new brief by the Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) titled, "Nexsan's NAS Play." The ESG write-up by senior analyst, Terri McClure, details the recently introduced E-5000™ NAS system, highlighting the system's solid technology foundation, robust feature set and intuitive interface. MarketWire

Doug Bell Appointed Chief Commercial Officer at Selectica
Selectica, Inc. (NASDAQ: SLTC), provider of cloud-based sales configuration and contract lifecycle management solutions, today announced the appointment of Doug Bell as Chief Commercial Officer. MarketWire

RagingWire Successfully Completes SSAE 16 Type II Audit With Zero Exceptions
RagingWire Data Centers, the nation's premier data center provider, announced today that it has successfully completed its latest Statement on Standards and Attestation Engagements No. 16 (SSAE 16) audit with zero exceptions. The Type II audit was completed for the period between September 1, 2010 and August 31, 2011, and was performed by a nationally recognized independent auditing firm. MarketWire

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Selects Symantec's Clearwell eDiscovery Platform
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has selected the Clearwell eDiscovery Platform to streamline eDiscovery investigations. Clearwell enables FBI case agents to efficiently manage and analyze documents including the ability to search, review, tag and export documents for exchange MarketWire

eDiets.com(R) Enters Into $500,000 Private Placement and Appoints Berke Bakay to Board of Directors
eDiets.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: DIET), a leading provider of convenient at-home diet, fitness and healthy lifestyle solutions, today announced that it has entered into a private placement with BBS Capital Fund, LP and has appointed Berke Bakay to its Board of Directors. MarketWire

Electronic Sensor Technology Announces the Receipt of an Order for Six Instruments From a Major Consumer Products Company
Electronic Sensor Technology Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ESNR), a leading provider of ultra-fast vapor analyzers, announced today that it had received an order for 6 Model 7100 instruments from a major US consumer product company. The zNOSE will be employed as part of the customer's quality assurance program for a new product that they are launching MarketWire

Symantec Managed Security Services Positioned as a Leader in Magic Quadrant and Rated Strong Positive in MarketScopes for Europe and Asia/Pacific
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner Inc. in the Leaders Quadrant of the 2011 Magic Quadrant for Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs) North America report(1). In addition, Symantec received "Strong Positive" ratings in Gartner's MarketScope Reports for Managed Security Services in both Europe(2) and Asia/Pacific(3) MarketWire

Symantec Survey Finds Rapid Adoption of Encryption by Enterprises Coupled With Growing Pains
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today released the findings of its 2011 Enterprise Encryption Trends Survey, which found enterprises are securing data with encryption in more places than ever MarketWire

Cytori's Celution(R) One Receives European CE Mark Approval
Cytori's (NASDAQ: CYTX) Celution® One System, the next-generation device of the Company's Celution® platform, has been granted CE Mark approval. Celution® One is tailored specifically for the hospital as a platform device with potential life-critical applications across multiple specialties MarketWire

NY/IABC and D S Simon Productions Host "Occupy Wall Street: Threat or Opportunity?" Panel With Prudential, Others on Dec. 7
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Stakool/Anthus Life Corp. Now Experiencing Accelerated Sales Through Its Increased e-Commerce Presence and Online Availability
Stakool Inc. (OTCBB: STKO), a Florida-based corporation, is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Anthus Life Corp., has increased its e-commerce presence and online product availability. The Company's Natural plus Energy™ product line is now available through Alice.com and drugstore.com. MarketWire

HR Plus Ranks as a Top Provider on HRO Today Magazine's 2011 Baker's Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings: Employee Screening
HR Plus, www.HRPlus.com, a leading provider of comprehensive solutions for employment and background screening services and a division of AlliedBarton Security Services, has been named to HRO Today magazine's 2011 Baker's Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings: Employee Screening MarketWire

LXI Consortium Elects Board of Directors and Officers for 2012
The LXI Consortium has elected its Board of Directors and officers for the fiscal year 2012, which begins this month. The three Strategic Member companies appointed their directors for next year, and the sixteen Participating Member companies elected two directors for the Board. MarketWire

MSC Software Announces Its New Research Assist Program
MSC Software Corporation, the leader in multidiscipline simulation solutions that accelerate product innovation, today announced a new Research Assist Program that assists global researchers and academicians with extraordinary credentials in applying simulation technology at no charge in an effort to take their research and development initiatives to the next level. MarketWire

Speakerfile Inc. Selects Admeris to Help Power its Corporate Expert Management System
Attention: Business and Technology Editors MarketWire

Chandler (AZ) PD Upgrades All Officers With Purchase of 342 New TASER X2 ECDs
TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TASR), a global provider of safety technologies that protect life, today announced that Chandler Police Department (AZ) purchased the new TASER® X2™ electronic control device (ECD) for all its patrol officers. MarketWire

Phytel and Beryl Announce Strategic Partnership to Provide Comprehensive Post-Discharge Solution to Improve Patient Care
Phytel, the leader in physician-led population health improvement, and Beryl, a technology-enabled patient experience company with 25-years of experience and more than 550 clients nationwide, recently announced a strategic partnership to provide hospitals with a new post-discharge solution. MarketWire

Cytokinetics Announces Positive Results From Phase II Clinical Trial Evaluating CK-2017357 in Patients With Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Cytokinetics, Incorporated (NASDAQ: CYTK) announced today positive results from the first cohort, or Part A, of a continuing Phase II clinical trial of CK-2017357 in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Data were presented at the 22nd International Symposium on ALS/MND in Sydney, Australia. MarketWire

Rogue Resources Intersects 141 Meters of 41% Iron at Radio Hill Iron Project in Timmins, Ontario
Rogue Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE: RRS) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the first results from Phase 1 drilling on its Radio Hill Iron ore project ("Radio Hill") near Timmins, Ontario. The Radio Hill property is transected by a heavy gauge portion of the CN Rail mainline with an active rail siding MarketWire

FONAR Sells UPRIGHT Multi-Position MRI Scanner to the 29th State That Has Purchased Dynamic Weight-Bearing Multi-Position MRI Technology for Its Citizens
FONAR Corporation (NASDAQ: FONR), The Inventor of MR Scanning™, reported the sale today of its UPRIGHT® Multi-Position™ MRI to a radiology practice in western USA. The purchaser, a board certified radiologist in a highly competitive medical marketplace, requested that the final location of the installation not be reported before installation. MarketWire

Proofpoint Partners With TELUS, Expanding Offerings Throughout Canada
Proofpoint Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions for enterprise messaging and collaboration, today announced it will extend its channel reach in Canada via a strategic partnership with TELUS, one of Canada's largest telecommunications companies MarketWire

Selectable Media Ranks Among comScore's Top Video Advertising Properties
According to October's comScore rankings, the Selectable Media video platform continued its path of aggressive growth, advancing to become one of the top twenty-five video advertising properties in the industry. Selectable Media now reaches more than 16 million unique users per month across its new social video platform and content syndication network. MarketWire

Given Imaging Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit in Korea Against Intromedic
Given Imaging Ltd. (NASDAQ: GIVN), a world leader in specialty GI products and pioneer of capsule endoscopy, today announced that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Intromedic Co. Ltd., in Seoul's Central District Court. Given Imaging believes Intromedic's capsule endoscope, marketed under the brand name MiroCam, infringes two Korean patents of Given Imaging MarketWire

Missouri Baptist Medical Center -- Only Area Hospital to Hold NICHE Certification in Geriatric Care
As people live longer, there is an increasing need to better understand what is necessary to provide the best care for the elderly, and Missouri Baptist Medical Center is at the forefront of providing these patients with specialized care. MarketWire

CMPP Accredited Staff Continues to Grow at SCI Scientific Communications & Information
SCI Scientific Communications & Information (www.scicominfo.org) announced 80% of its publication management group is now certified by the International Society of Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) as Certified Medical Publication Professionals (CMPPs) MarketWire

inTEST Corporation to Present at the 4th Annual LD MICRO Growth Conference in Los Angeles on December 8, 2011
inTEST Corporation (NASDAQ: INTT), an independent designer, manufacturer and marketer of semiconductor automatic test equipment (ATE) interface solutions and temperature management products, today announced that the Company will present at the LD MICRO Growth Conference on Thursday, December 8, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. PST MarketWire

Billion-Dollar Provinces Dominate $62 Billion U.S. and Canada Metals & Minerals Planned Project Starts in 2012, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- In the U.S. and Canada, Metals & Minerals Industry project development is approaching 2012 on high octane. Demand for resources has spurred on mining projects in Canada, enhancing its status as the world's leading resource country. To a lesser extent in the U.S MarketWire

Sulfuric Acid Producers to Maintain Spending Levels in 2012, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Producers of sulfuric acid in the United States and Canada expect to see a 6.4% increase in capital and maintenance project investments in 2012. Total spending in 2012 for this segment of the Chemical Processing Industry (CPI) is expected to rise to nearly $150 million, compared to $141 million in 2011 MarketWire

ePals Enters Into Agreement to Acquire Cricket Magazine Group, Cobblestone Publishing and Open Court Publishing, Leading Publishers of Children's Literature
ePals Corporation (TSX-V: SLN) and Carus Publishing Company announced today execution of a definitive agreement for the acquisition by ePals of Carus in a combined cash and stock transaction. MarketWire

Braintree Chairman Bryan Johnson Awarded Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2011
Bryan Johnson, chairman of Braintree (www.braintreepayments.com), has been named the gold winner for the Technology Executive of the Year Award by Best in Biz Awards 2011, the only national business awards program judged by members of the press and industry analysts. MarketWire

DavinciMeetingrooms.com Experiences 200 Percent Growth in 2011
Davinci Virtual, a leading provider of global virtual office solutions, announced today that its subsidiary DavinciMeetingrooms.com experienced over 200% growth in reservation revenues this year already. The average reservation transaction value increased by well over 20% from the previous year and the company is now processing over 1,000 meeting space reservations per month MarketWire

ePals Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2011 Operating Results
ePals Corporation (TSX-V: SLN) ("ePals"), an education technology company and leading safe social learning network, today released its operating results for the three and nine month periods ended September 30, 2011. Interim results were prepared by management in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards. All figures are in U.S. dollars unless otherwise stated MarketWire

Suntron Corporation Announces Dedication to North American Manufacturing
Suntron Corporation, a leading supplier of electronics manufacturing services and embedded computing solutions, recently renewed its commitment to local manufacturing development at the North American Competitiveness Conference. Along with fellow California-Baja manufacturers Toyota, Kyocera, Goodrich, and Eaton, Suntron called for increased investment in local Mexican and Californian suppliers. MarketWire

Kilopass and UMC Sign Long Term Technology Roadmap Agreement
Kilopass Technology Inc., a leading provider of semiconductor logic non-volatile memory (NVM) intellectual property (IP), and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) (NYSE: UMC) (TWSE: 2303), a leading global semiconductor company, today jointly announced that they have expanded their existing manufacturing license agreement MarketWire

Emergency Medical Associates Joins the Blogosphere
Emergency Medical Associates (EMA) recently began publishing the blog "Perspectives in Emergency Medicine: Views and Vision for the Changing EM Landscape." MarketWire

SDRL - Seadrill reports third quarter and nine months 2011 results
Seadrill reports third quarter and ninemonths 2011 results: MarketWire

Vanguard Logistics Services Implements CargoSmart's Sailing Schedules
CargoSmart Limited, a leading Software as a Service (SaaS) global shipping and logistics solutions provider, today announced that Vanguard Logistics Services, one of the world's top suppliers of neutral Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC) services, has integrated CargoSmart's Sailing Schedules with its worldwide in-house transportation management system. MarketWire

Posterous Releases First Annual Report on State of Online Private Sharing
Online sharing platform Posterous today announced the results of its First Annual State of Online Private Sharing Report which gives an in-depth view of how privacy concerns are impacting consumer sharing habits. MarketWire

GreenBytes Names Paul Silver as Vice President, EMEA
GreenBytes® Inc., a developer of high-performance, energy-efficient inline data deduplication storage solutions, today announced that Paul Silver has joined the company as vice president, EMEA MarketWire

TAMM Oil and Gas Corp. Closes a Major New Joint Venture Agreement With a Private UK Corporation
TAMM Oil and Gas Corp. ("TAMM") (OTCBB: TAMO) is pleased to provide an update to the Manning Heavy Oil Project. MarketWire

CNH Global N.V. President & CEO Harold Boyanovsky Announces Retirement, Richard Tobin to Become President and CEO and Camillo Rossotto to Be Named Chief Financial Officer
CNH Global N.V. (NYSE: CNH), a global leader in the agricultural and construction equipment businesses, today announced that President and CEO, Harold Boyanovsky, will retire on Dec. 31, 2011. Chief Financial Officer, Richard Tobin, will become President and CEO of CNH, effective Jan. 1, 2012. Camillo Rossotto, Treasurer and head of financial services for Fiat Industrial S.p.A MarketWire

SynCardia Forms European Entity to Address Growing Demand for World's Only Approved Total Artificial Heart
SynCardia Systems, Inc. (www.syncardia.com), manufacturer of the world's only FDA, Health Canada and CE (Europe) approved Total Artificial Heart, announced today it has formed SynCardia Systems Europe GmbH in Bad Oeynhausen, Germany, to address growing demand for the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart in the European market MarketWire

AGARI Unites World's Largest Mail Carriers -- AOL, Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo! -- to Help Protect Brands, Help Put an End to Phishing and Better Secure Email for 1 Billion Mailboxes
AGARI, formerly Authentication Metrics, announced today that the largest mail carriers in the world have joined the AGARI Email Trust Fabric to help protect brand identity and shut down phishing and fraud MarketWire

Verimatrix to Explore Content Security Challenges in Multi-Platform Distribution at Copyright and Technology Conference 2011
Copyright and Technology Conference 2011 -- Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, today announced that it will be featuring CTO Petr Peterka as a speaker at Copyright and Technology 2011 Conference, Nov. 30, 2011 at the Manhattan Penthouse in New York City, NY MarketWire

Verimatrix Highlights Role of Revenue Security in TV Everywhere at Media Innovations Summit 2011
Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, today announced that it will be featuring VP of Marketing Steve Christian as a speaker at Media Innovations Summit 2011, Nov. 30 - Dec. 2 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA MarketWire

KEMA to Hold 23rd Executive Forum on Retail Energy
As the leading event in the U.S. retail energy industry, KEMA's Retail Executive Forum will gather senior executives, regulators, energy buyers, investors, and other stakeholders from across North America to discuss the key business and policy issues facing retail energy markets MarketWire

SEI White Paper: Volatility and Evolving Investor Needs Drive Continued Growth of Regulated Alternative Funds
In the wake of multiple global financial crises and ongoing market volatility, investors continue to push managers for products that can bolster performance and protect capital, all while limiting volatility MarketWire

ProSight Specialty Insurance Completes Acquisition of Lloyd's Syndicate
ProSight Specialty Insurance announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Lloyd's Coverholder TSM Agencies Ltd. (TSM) and 100% of the capacity rights to Lloyd's Syndicate 1110. MarketWire

Native American Energy Group to Present at the National Investment Banking Association's (NIBA) 120th Investment Conference
Native American Energy Group, Inc. (OTCQB: NAGP) (PINKSHEETS: NAGP), an independent energy resource development and management company, today announced that the Company has been invited to present at the National Investment Banking Association's (NIBA) 120th Investment Conference to be held in Las Vegas at the Caesars Palace Las Vegas Hotel & Casino. MarketWire

Magnum Hunter Resources Declares Monthly Cash Dividend on Series C Preferred Stock and Series D Preferred Stock
Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (NYSE: MHR) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrC) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrD) (the "Company") announced today that it has declared a monthly cash dividend on the Company's 10.25% Series C Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock ("Series C Preferred Stock") and a monthly cash dividend on the Company's 8.0% Series D Cumulative Preferred Stock ("Series D Preferred Stock"). MarketWire

Randgold Resources - Total Voting Rights
RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITEDIncorporated in Jersey, Channel IslandsReg. No MarketWire

Transocean Announces Exercise of Underwriters' Option to Purchase Additional Shares
Transocean Ltd. /Transocean Announces Exercise of Underwriters' Option to Purchase Additional Shares . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Huhtamäki Oyj strengthens its folding carton packaging business in the United States with another acquisition
HUHTAMÄKI OYJ STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 30.11.2011 AT 20:45 GlobeNewswire

Media Advisory/REMINDER: Bombardier to Hold Conference Call and Information Session; Financial Results for the Third Quarter Ended October 31, 2011
Bombardier Inc. /Media Advisory/REMINDER: Bombardier to Hold Conference Call and Information Session; Financial Results for the Third Quarter Ended October 31, 2011 . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

ABLYNX REPORTS POSITIVE PHASE I DATA FOR ALX-0061 IN RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
GHENT, Belgium, 30 November 2011 - Ablynx [Euronext Brussels: ABLX] today announced positive Phase I data from the single ascending dose part of the Phase I/II study with ALX-0061, the anti-IL-6R Nanobody, in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) GlobeNewswire

Wizcom Technologies Releases Nine Months 2011 Results - Additional Funding Required to Complete Turnaround
Wizcom Technologies Ltd. /Wizcom Technologies Releases Nine Months 2011 Results - Additional Funding Required to Complete Turnaround . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Professor Dr. Peter Gruss, President of the Max Planck Society, nominated to Actelion's Board
Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd /Professor Dr. Peter Gruss, President of the Max Planck Society, nominated to Actelion's Board . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Investec Finance Plc : Half Yearly Report 30 September 2011
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Veidekke with new contracts worth more than NOK 200 million in Follo
Veidekke Entreprenør has during the course of the autumn been awarded new contracts in the Follo region worth NOK 203 million excluding VAT. "We have been handed a number of demanding tasks and will build several commercial and residential properties in the municipalities of Ski, Oppegård, Ås and Oslo," says district manager Per-Inge Heen. GlobeNewswire

TradeDoubler prioritises product innovation through the outsourcing of parts of the IT environment
TradeDoubler, the number one European performance-based marketing company, today announced a partnership with Frontwalker. The partnership involves the outsourcing of parts of TradeDoubler's IT environment related to operations, maintenance and management. Frontwalker has selected SYSteam as its partner for IT operations. GlobeNewswire

Transocean Announces Proposed Senior Notes Offering
Transocean Ltd. /Transocean Announces Proposed Senior Notes Offering. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

New Business Area President for Sapa Heat Transfer
Johan Menckel, has been appointed Business Area President for Sapa Heat Transfer from 1 February 2012. He will succeed Michael Mononen, who has decided to pursue new challenges outside the Sapa Group GlobeNewswire

Basware signed a large deal with a Finnish industrial company
Basware signed a large deal with a Finnish industrial company    GlobeNewswire

Pohjola becomes intermediary for state payment transfers
Press release, 30 November 2011 GlobeNewswire

Cargotec signs a letter of intent with Komas to develop a long-term sourcing partnership
CARGOTEC CORPORATION, STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE, 30 NOVEMBER 2011 AT 2 P.M. (EET)  GlobeNewswire

Ossur Hf : Material from Össur's Capital Markets Day
Enclosed presentations from the Össur Capital Markets Day held in Copenhagen this morning. GlobeNewswire

HEINEKEN to leverage global scale by consolidating media buying for its brands
Amsterdam - 30 November - HEINEKEN announced today that it is to consolidate media planning and buying for its brands worldwide into one media agency.Two agencies, Publicis' Starcom MediaVest and WPP's MindShare, have been shortlisted GlobeNewswire

Amer Sports Corporation: Notification of change in shareholding under the Finnish Securities Market Act
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TRADING OF ELISA 2007C STOCK OPTIONS BEGINS
STOCK EXCANGE RELEASE 30 NOVEMBER 2011 KLO 10.25am GlobeNewswire

Nordea's AA- rating affirmed
On Tuesday the rating agency Standard & Poor's affirmed Nordea's AA- rating with a stable outlook, stating that the bank has a strong business position with adequate capital and earnings. GlobeNewswire

Talvivaara receives European Commission approval for Uranium off-take agreement with Cameco Corporation
Stock Exchange Release GlobeNewswire

Europe wants to learn from Norwegian school campaign
(Oslo, Norway 30th of November 2011) The work to combat digital bullying is attracting international attention. Today, experts from the UK and Spain are visiting Holmlia school in Oslo to see how Norway's biggest school campaign is working to raise awareness of the use of digital media by children and adolescents. "This shows that what we are doing is working GlobeNewswire

Systemair Interim Report Q2 2011/12 - Operating profit +19 %
Second quarter August 2011 - October 2011 GlobeNewswire

Tele2 AB : Change in the number of shares
Stockholm - Tele2 AB (Tele2), (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm: TEL2 A and TEL2 B) today announced that as of 30 November 2011 the number of shares in Tele2 AB amounts to 448,783,339 shares of which are 20,990,050 Class A shares, with ten votes each, and 423,234,289 Class B shares and 4,559,000 Class C shares with one vote each. The total number of votes in the company amounts to 637,693,789. GlobeNewswire

SeaBird - Report 3rd Quarter 2011
HIGHLIGHTS GlobeNewswire

Central European Production Company Signs Major Deal with Vizrt for Software and Hardware Upgrades
Bergen, Norway, November 30, 2011 Vizrt Ltd. (Oslo Main List: VIZ) GlobeNewswire

Feintool International Holding AG: Successful business year 2010/2011
Feintool International Holding AG /Feintool International Holding AG: Successful business year 2010/2011. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Transocean Announces Pricing of Share Offering
Transocean Ltd. /Transocean Announces Pricing of Share Offering. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Tender offer - partial repurchase of own bonds
Stavanger, 30 November 2011: Norwegian Energy Company ASA(the "Company") has today mandated Arctic Securities ASA and Pareto Securities AS to repurchase for cash up to NOK 250 million in combined principal amount in the two bonds NOR03 (ISIN: NO 0010548431) and NOR 07/12 6.00% Convertible Bond (ISIN: NO 0010368830) (the "CB" and together the "Bonds") GlobeNewswire

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