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NYSE website withstands hackers' threat to 'erase' it from Internet
Hacker group Anonymous' threat to hack into the computer system of the New York Stock Exchange proved empty as the biggest US stock trading website functioned without any interruption. ANI

Malaysian company Maxis Communications denies involvement in India's 2G scam
Malaysian company Maxis Communications Bhd (MCB) has denied any wrongdoing in India's telecom spectrum scam after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) registered a case against the company's promoter T Ananda Krishnan and its senior executive Ralph Marshal along with former Indian Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran and his brother Kalanidhi. ANI

Govt think tank slashes China's 2011 growth forecast to 9.4 percent
A major government think tank, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) has slashed China's 2011 growth estimate to 9.4 percent from a previous forecast of 9.6 percent. ANI

NEC Enters into a Strategic Partnership with Trimax to Focus on 'SaaS' Services
NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE:6701) announced that NEC India Pvt. Ltd, a leading network and IT solutions provider, and Trimax IT Infrastructure & Services Limited (Trimax), an IT services and solutions provider, entered into a strategic alliance to explore opportunities in delivering "SaaS"* services using an integrated application aggregation platform ACN Newswire

Chinaqualityshoes.com: ASUS Tomorrow Will Release The Ultrabook Named Zenbook
According to the recent research of Chinaqualityshoes.com, ASUS tomorrow will officially introduce the first ultra-thin notebook. Asus will increase the strategic level and use the new product line. It is said to be named "Zenbook". Chinaqualityshoes.com analyzes that the company will dedicate more resources to challenge Apple's Macbook Air notebook. Chinaqualityshoes ACN Newswire

HKTDC Website, Product Magazines Shine at US WebAwards
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) B2B online marketplace, hktdc.com, and HKTDC Product Magazines picked up six awards from the US-based Web Marketing Association last month ACN Newswire

Advent to Present at the Sidoti Emerging Growth Institutional Investor Forum
SAN FRANCISCO - October 10, 2011 - Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADVS), a leading provider of software and services to the global investment management industry, announced today that James Cox, Chief Financial Officer, will speak at the Sidoti Emerging Growth Institutional Investor Forum on Thursday, November 10th, at 10:00 AM EST in New York ACN Newswire

AValon RF, Inc. v. WiFi Wireless, Inc. Litigation Voluntarily Dismissed
WiFi Wireless, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WFWL) announced that, during a pretrial conference on September 30, 2011, AValon RF, Inc. dismissed with prejudice all claims against WiFi Wireless, Inc. in exchange for an agreement that WiFi Wireless, Inc. would not sue AValon RF, Inc. for malicious prosecution. The dismissal did not include a payment of any kind by WiFi Wireless, Inc. AValon RF, Inc MarketWire

EZ Lube Rounds Out New Leadership Team With Addition of Roger Dunlap as Vice President of Operations
EZ Lube, a quick-lube retailer based in Costa Mesa, Calif., is pleased to announce the addition of Roger Dunlap in the role of Vice President of Operations. Dunlap believes that maintaining great morale at EZ Lube is just as important as maintaining the million-plus vehicles that drive through the company's 74 locations each year MarketWire

Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson (VSCT) Throwing a Dog Wash for Charity
The Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson (www.vscot.com) is throwing a dog wash from 11 am to 1 pm on Saturday, November 5th to benefit Cause Four Paws (www.causefourpaws.com), a non-profit organization helping pets and their owners in times of need. MarketWire

DigitalGlobe Announces Completion of Early Tender Period for 10.50% Senior Secured Notes
DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) (the "Company"), a leading global content provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions, announced today that, in connection with its previously announced cash tender offer (the "Offer") to purchase any and all of its outstanding 10 MarketWire

The Venetian(R) and The Palazzo(R) Las Vegas Announce First-Ever Winter in Venice(TM) Holiday Celebration
The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas are delighted to introduce Winter in Venice™, the first true celebration of the winter season on the Las Vegas Strip. With 49 days of holiday festivities throughout both resorts, Winter in Venice will be the ultimate destination for an unforgettable holiday experience from Nov. 21 to Jan. 8. MarketWire

The Mortgage Law Group Welcomes a New Member to the Team
Leading foreclosure defense firm The Mortgage Law Group, which is known for providing unparalleled services in this legal field, has just welcomed someone new to the team. MarketWire

Denver LASIK Provider Expands
Icon LASIK, a Colorado-based LASIK provider, announces the opening of its Cherry Creek eye care center. The Cherry Creek eye care center is located at 2nd and University across from the Cherry Creek Whole Foods in Denver. MarketWire

MPAA & Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation Announce Celebration Events in Washington, D.C.
Senator Chris Dodd, CEO and Chairman of the Motion Picture Association of America, Inc. (MPAA), along with Frederick J. Ryan, Jr., Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation, are pleased to announce their partnership in programs honoring the contributions of Ronald Reagan to the motion picture industry to take place on November 14, 2011. MarketWire

Party Pit Thursdays Return to Barona Resort & Casino
Let the fun begin! Barona Resort & Casino is bringing back its popular Party Pit with exciting giveaways and cash prizes. On Thursday, Oct. 13 and Thursday Nov. 17 from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., table game players will have the opportunity to participate in high-energy games and contests for the chance to win big. MarketWire

TCW's Diane Jaffee to Discuss Investing in Volatile U.S. Equity Markets on Conference Call
The TCW Group (TCW), an international asset-management firm, invites you to participate in a conference call on Wednesday, October 12 with Diane Jaffee, portfolio manager of the TCW Dividend Focused Fund (TGDFX/TGIGX) and TCW Relative Value Large Cap Fund (TGDIX/TGDVX). MarketWire

The Festival of Arts Is Now Accepting Artists' Applications for the Summer of 2012 Fine Art Show
The Festival of Arts -- California's Premier Fine Art Show is a prestigious, highly competitive, regional juried fine art show featuring original artwork by southern Orange County's finest artists. The 2012 show will run July 1 through August 31 MarketWire

Cisco Launches International Investment Forum -- a Pioneering Concept for "Innovation Hubs Without Walls"
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO), in partnership with Birmingham Science Park Aston (BSPA) and Keiretsu Forum (KF), is today launching the International Investment Forum (IIF). The IIF will, for the first time, enable international investors to be able to see, discuss and evaluate new companies with serious growth potential in multiple markets face-to-face, without the need to travel. MarketWire

New World Gold Corporation to Increase Gold Production in Peru
New World Gold Corporation (PINKSHEETS: NWGC) is pleased to announce that the upgrades to the Peru mill are completed and that its Peru operation will be producing 20 tons of ore per day with a head grade of .5 ozs (15.5 gms) of gold per ton by the end of October 2011 MarketWire

Franklin Resources, Inc. to Announce Fourth Quarter Results on October 27, 2011
On Thursday, October 27, 2011, Franklin Resources, Inc. (the company) (NYSE: BEN) will release its fourth fiscal quarter 2011 operating results at approximately 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Pre-recorded audio commentary on the results from President and Chief Executive Officer Greg Johnson and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Ken Lewis will be available at approximately 8:30 a.m MarketWire

CaroTrans Launches New Desktop Gadgets for Booking, Schedules, Rates, and Tracking
CaroTrans, a leading global NVOCC (Non vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, announces the first desktop gadgets for CaroTrans' LCL (less than container load) customers. These innovative tools allow users to quickly and conveniently access critical LCL shipment data. CaroTrans now offers gadgets for bookings, sailing schedules, rates, tracking, and inland rates MarketWire

Dressed-Up Desserts Made Easy
(Family Features) Desserts can seem even sweeter when dressed especially for the occasion. Serving unique flower and butterfly-topped cupcakes for a garden-themed party, monogrammed cookies for a family reunion, or a show-stopper birthday cake definitely makes the celebration more memorable. MarketWire

Biomass Power Developers Are Busy Generating Jobs
In some areas of the country, people are finally starting to realize the potential for biomass plants to create jobs. Recently there have been many news stories of project developers starting construction, breaking ground or just announcing their projects. MarketWire

ORLive Program Corrects Common Birth Defects
BroadcastMed, Inc.'s surgical web portal ORLive.com is premiering another program in a long line of successful web content from Akron Children's Hospital. The upcoming program, in the monthly series comes from Akron Children's Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Center, focuses on aural atresia (absence of an ear canal) and microtia (an underdeveloped exterior ear) MarketWire

UPDATE: BroadSoft Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Movial Applications
BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Helsinki, Finland-based Movial Applications, a privately held client developer for IP communications services, in an all cash transaction. The closing of the acquisition is subject to the satisfaction of various customary closing conditions MarketWire

Waller Lansden Attorneys Named 2012 Lawyers of the Year by Best Lawyers(R)
Best Lawyers®, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named the following Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis attorneys to its Best Lawyers' 2012 Lawyers of the Year list in their respective practice areas. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is honored as the "Lawyer of the Year." MarketWire

The Chipmunks Are Back! "ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: CHIPWRECKED - MUSIC FROM THE MOTION PICTURE" Features 'Munked Versions of Classic Pop Hits and Current Smashes; Soundtrack Arrives Everywhere November 15th; 20th Century Fox/Regency Enterprises Film Hits Theatres Nationwide on December 16th
Atlantic Records has announced the release of "ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: CHIPWRECKED - MUSIC FROM THE MOTION PICTURE," the musical companion to the upcoming 20th Century Fox/Regency Enterprises animated comedy-adventure. Due in stores and online on November 15th, the album features songs by a number of today's top artists, performed in inimitable fashion by the one and only Chipmunks MarketWire

Gaming & Leisure Names Former Sands CIO Jack Braman Recipient of the G&L Phil LaBelle Lifetime Achievement Award for 2011
Gaming & Leisure, who publishes the principle management periodical for the gaming and hospitality industry and hosts the annual G&L Roundtable comprised of the industry's top thought leaders, formally announces today the recipient of the coveted G&L Phil LaBelle Lifetime Achievement Award has been awarded to Mr. Jack Braman, former Sands CIO. MarketWire

El Paso Corporation to Present at Deutsche Bank Leveraged Finance Conference
John Hopper, vice president and treasurer of El Paso Corporation (NYSE: EP), will present on Wednesday, October 12, at the Deutsche Bank 19th Annual Leveraged Finance Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona. The presentation will not be webcast, but slides will be available at 8 a.m. CDT (9 a.m. EDT) in the Investors section of El Paso's Web site at www.elpaso.com. MarketWire

Guess Who 'Santa's Got A Crush On?' Southern California's Leading Rockabilly Lady, Karling
It takes a bold soul to emphatically declare, "Santa's Got A Crush On Me" -- but coming from Karling (www.karlingmusic.com), it's not that far-fetched a notion MarketWire

GESI Is Awarded Part One, $177,000, of Grant From Alberta Energy
(PINKSHEETS: SATM) Green Energy Solution Industries, Inc. (Currently Trading as OTCPK: SATM) announced today that the grant received from the Minister of Energy ---Alberta Energy -- was and is still being dispensed to the Company for the study completed by GESI for the use of waste wood, which in this case is rail ties selected by GESI MarketWire

Ad Agencies Use Request Engine to Streamline Film & Video Production
ProductionHUB's Request Engine is a secret weapon increasingly used by ad agencies and businesses to simplify the hiring, renting & buying process involved in production. Whether a client needs a commercial, PSA, live event, viral webisode or traditional corporate video, the Request Engine connects agencies to the people, services or equipment needed to finish the job. MarketWire

Clarisonic Skin Care System for Acne and Anti-Aging: "Skincare-News.com" Reviews Clarisonic Devices and Accessories
Whether a person is struggling with a stagnant skin care routine or a specific skin concern like acne or aging, Clarisonic provides a consistent regimen that effectively achieves visible results. The Clarisonic skin care system is based on proven clinical results, and after a short time, users will observe improved skin tone, smaller pores and a complexion that's healthier and more radiant MarketWire

Attorney Sid Gilreath Named 2012 Knoxville Medical Malpractice Lawyer of the Year
Recommendations from other attorneys is one way those affected by injuries caused by negligence or medical malpractice find representation. Best Lawyers, a peer-reviewed publication in the legal profession, uses this method as a basis for its "Lawyer of the Year" award MarketWire

Paul Johnson Promoted to Lead SmithGroup's Building Technology Studio
SmithGroup (www.smithgroup.com), one of the nation's leading architecture, engineering, interiors, and planning firms, announced that Paul Johnson, FAIA, has been promoted to lead the firm's Building Technology Studio in Detroit, Mich. MarketWire

Lunera Lighting Announces the 6460 SERIES -- The World's First Direct/Indirect LED Luminaire
Lunera® Lighting, Inc., a Silicon Valley company that designs, manufactures, and markets next-generation LED lighting, is pleased to announce the 6460 SERIES, the world's first direct/indirect linear suspended LED luminaire. The sleek, elegant LED fixture delivers near daylight quality light, making it a highly efficient and stylish design addition to commercial spaces MarketWire

Meet the Media Day 2011 Provides a Rare Opportunity for Entrepreneurs to Benefit From PR, Business Building and Strategies, the Media and More
Rather than giving in to doom and gloom news reports, many small business owners and entrepreneurs from all over the country are flying into Los Angeles for the second annual Meet the Media Day, taking place on Saturday, October 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., at the Fairmont Miramar, located at 101 Wilshire Boulevard, Santa Monica, Calif MarketWire

Alentus Announces the Filing of SEC Form S-1 Registration Statement
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Leading Publisher Packaged Facts Announces Launch of Comprehensive Consumer Market Research Database
Packaged Facts, a leading consumer goods market research publisher, announced today the launch of the new Packaged Facts Knowledge Center, an online platform that offers users easy access to an exhaustive collection of data and analysis covering the consumer goods and services market. MarketWire

New IVD Growth Area May Be the Developing World
Rapid IVD tests that are easy-to-use and that can provide results in high-temperature and scarce water conditions may be the next big growth opportunity in in vitro diagnostics (IVD), according to a new report by Kalorama Information MarketWire

Zayo Group to Present at the Deutsche Bank 2011 Leveraged Finance Conference
Zayo will present at the Deutsche Bank 2011 Leveraged Finance Conference taking place October 12 and 13, 2011. The conference will be held at The Phoenician in Scottsdale, Arizona. MarketWire

Power Struggle Between Competing Labour Unions at Excellon's La Platosa Mine
Excellon Resources Inc. (TSX: EXN) (the "Company"or "Excellon") would like to update its shareholders with respect to the previously announced illegal demonstrations that occurred at its La Platosa property in August and September MarketWire

Murphy Oil USA Launches Gas Island Vending Pilot With Vendgogh
Murphy Oil USA is pleased to announce that they are partnering with Vendgogh, LLC to pilot gas island vending at selected Murphy USA stores in AR, GA and NC. Working together, the companies will install Vendgogh's integrated gas island vending solutions that will enable Murphy USA fuel customers to purchase fuel and cold drinks with a single swipe of their credit cards right at the pump MarketWire

ADS, Inc. Presents $1 Million Gift to Navy SEAL Foundation
ADS, Inc., a leading operational equipment and logistics solutions company based in Virginia Beach, has made a $1 million donation to the Navy SEAL Foundation. The contribution will launch a special fund to expand assistance the foundation provides for children of U.S MarketWire

Hamilton Park Bring the Love With the "HAMILTON PARK EP"; R&B Crooners Herald the Release of Debut EP With Official Remix to "Thing Called Us" Featuring Jermaine Dupri; Atlanta-Based Quartet Currently on the Sold-Out, Nationwide "Scream Tour"; "HAMILTON PARK EP" Available Everywhere Today
Harrell Records/L7 Entertainment/Atlantic recording group Hamilton Park's self-titled debut EP hits stores and online retailers everywhere today, October 11th. The 6-song collection marks their first release since signing with Harrell/Atlantic Records MarketWire

Eighth Annual Tony Hawk: DaGeDar Presents Stand Up For Skateparks Beverly Hills Benefit a Soaring Success
The sun shined bright on the 8th annual Tony Hawk: DaGeDar Presents Stand Up For Skateparks benefit hosted by the Tony Hawk Foundation yesterday in Beverly Hills. The sold-out event hosted a crowd of 1,000 guests at the home of Ron Burkle, Green Acres Estate. Celebrities, athletes, fans and friends of the Foundation were in attendance to show their continued support. MarketWire

Westbrook Announces FortisBlue(TM) Content Management Software Integration With Mobile Devices
Westbrook Technologies, developer of Fortis™ and FortisBlue™ enterprise content management (ECM) software, today announced FortisBlue can be accessed securely via mobile devices including the iPad®, Android-based tablets, and BlackBerry® Playbook™. MarketWire

Implant Sciences Gains Increasing Traction in U.S. Market
Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC) (PINKSHEETS: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security markets, today announced new sales of its Quantum Sniffer™ QS-H150 portable explosives trace detector into the domestic U.S. market, where the Company has recently increased its sales and marketing efforts. All of these sales were made to new customers. MarketWire

eHealth, Inc. to Announce Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Results on October 25 at 5 p.m. Eastern Time
eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH), the leading online source of health insurance for individuals, families, and small businesses, announced today that the company plans to release third quarter 2011 financial results on October 25, 2011. MarketWire

Mercent Support for eBay Shopping Cart Drives Sales Profits for Online Retailers; Details Unveiled at X.commerce Developer Conference for eBay, PayPal & Magento Developers
Innovate Developer's Conference -- Mercent™, a leading technology company that enables retailers to profitably reach and convert more shoppers online, announced today support for the newly launched eBay Shopping Cart MarketWire

UPDATE: Lexington Solutions Selects Emerging Media as Agency of Record
Lexington Solutions, a provider of world-class asset management software to the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) industry, today announced its selection of Emerging Media as its agency of record MarketWire

UPDATE: Invodo Leverages the Akamai Intelligent Platform to Deliver eCommerce Video That Sells
Invodo®, the only full-service video partner for business, today announced it is working with Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading provider of cloud optimization services MarketWire

Capital Product Partners L.P. Schedules Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Release, Conference Call and Webcast
Capital Product Partners L.P. (NASDAQ: CPLP) today announced that, before the NASDAQ market opens on Monday, October 31, 2011, it will release financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011 MarketWire

The Gramercy Center for Behavioral Health Now Open in New York City
The Gramercy Center for Behavioral Health is the Epilepsy Foundation's newest facility for the mental health treatment of persons affected by chronic health conditions such as epilepsy. Located at 257 Park Avenue South, the Center can be reached by calling 212-677-8550 or visited online at www.efmny.org. MarketWire

octoScope Announces Software for Adding IEEE 802.11n Channel Emulation Logic to Wireless Test Equipment
CTIA Enterprise & Applications -- MarketWire

Lincoln Renewable Energy and Solar Power Technologies to Bring Clarity to Utility Scale PV Solar
Lincoln Renewable Energy (LRE), a developer of U.S. solar and wind projects, and Solar Power Technologies (SPT), a leader in intelligent monitoring and optimization for large scale solar arrays, have announced their plans to install SPT's Clarity™ monitoring and optimization system in one of the largest solar facilities in the country. MarketWire

MEDIA ALERT: Sidense Exhibiting and Presenting at TSMC Open Innovation Platform (OIP) Ecosystem Forum
WhatSidense exhibiting and speaking at the TSMC OIP Forum WhereSan Jose Convention Center150 West San Carlos StreetSan Jose, CA 95110 WhenTuesday, October 188:00AM to 5:00PM Sidense to present at 2:00PM:1T-OTP - An Essential NVM Component for IC Design About SidenseSidense Corp MarketWire

3D Systems Customers Voice Their Satisfaction
3D Systems Corporation (NYSE: DDD) announced today that its Quickparts® customers expressed increased satisfaction levels resulting in a new high Net Promoter Score of 72, which is rated as excellent, for the month of September 2011. MarketWire

INTO University of South Florida Achieves Record Results
The University of South Florida (USF) and INTO University Partnerships (INTO) announced today that 2011-2012 international student enrollment in the INTO USF program exceeded original plan targets by 16 percent. A record 590 students from 33 countries are enrolled for Fall 2011 at the INTO USF center on the university's Tampa campus, a 27 percent increase over Fall 2010 enrollment. MarketWire

Ceradyne, Inc. to Release Third-Quarter Financial Results on Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Ceradyne, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDN) will release financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2011 before the market open on Tuesday, October 25, 2011. Management will also conduct a conference call to review the Company's financial results and the outlook for 2012. MarketWire

Now in Its Fifth Year GOTHAM SCREEN International Film Festival Opens at New Venue -- NY's QUAD Cinema -- October 13-23rd
This year's Annual GOTHAM SCREEN International Film Festival (GSIFF) brings another slate of under-the-radar gems to a new home -- NY's QUAD Cinema. GSIFF Programmers have cherry picked new talent and films from A-List film festivals -- Cannes, Toronto, Locarno and Venice MarketWire

Workforce Planning 90 Day Action Plan(TM) Is TECHudson's First Client
Workforce Planning 90 Day Action Plan™, founded by Author and Consultant Jeffrey Gross, is the Technology Entrepreneurial Center of Hudson's (TECHudson) first client. Gross' goal is to launch his Workforce Planning 90 Day Action Plan™ software, which is the interactive platform that derives from Gross' successful book series of the same name. MarketWire

Mercom Capital Group Reports Third Quarter 2011 Funding and M&A Activity for Solar
Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, today released funding and merger and acquisition (M&A) activity for the solar sector for the third quarter of 2011. MarketWire

Report: Citywide Home Values See Gains in 3rd Quarter
The average sales price of a New York City home increased by eight percent in the third quarter of 2011 to $780,000 compared to the same time last year, according to a report released today by the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY). Brooklyn gained the most value with an eight percent increase to $589,000, followed by Manhattan with a five percent increase to $1,393,000 MarketWire

Joe's Reports Net Sales of $24.2 Million for Third Quarter 2011
Joe's Jeans Inc. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: JOEZ) today announced financial results for the third quarter ended August 31, 2011. Highlights were: MarketWire

Star Nutrition Adds Cascade Orthopedic Supply as Newest United States Distributor
Star Nutrition, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: STAU), a California-based diversified health and wellness industry firm, has announced that Cascade Orthopedic Supply will now be offering its line of revolutionary Incrediwear products. For nearly 40 years, Cascade has been providing orthotic and prosthetic professionals with the best medical products available MarketWire

New Host Sites for Health Fair 11's Flu Shot Clinics
Flu shot season is here and Health Fair 11 is ready to hold its annual Flu Fighter clinics. There is some important information to know before you head out to get your annual vaccination. MarketWire

EADS North America CEO Welcomes Call for Flight Demonstration for Armed Scout Helicopter Replacement
EADS North America CEO Sean O'Keefe today applauded the Army's call for a flight demonstration of potential offerings to replace the aging Kiowa Warrior armed helicopters: MarketWire

Ideal Power Converters Awarded Significant Department of Energy ARPA-E Grant
Ideal Power Converters (IPC) is leading a team with Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Virginia Tech to create a dual bi-directional silicon IGBT module with a $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy, Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) MarketWire

The 4th Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress Announces Strategic Initiatives for Successful Industry Growth
The 4th Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress, with several parallel conferences, taking place at the Renaissance Marriot Schaumberg Hotel & Convention Center October 25-28, 2011 has launched various successful strategic initiatives to foster the growth of Global Benefits, Healthcare Development & Medical Tourism industries. http://www.medicaltourismcongress.com MarketWire

Gardner Denver Announces Agreement to Acquire Robuschi
Gardner Denver, Inc. (NYSE: GDI) announced today that it has entered into a share purchase agreement with the holders of 100 percent of the outstanding shares of Robuschi S.p.A. ("Robuschi"), a market leading European manufacturer of blowers and pumps, for a purchase price of approximately EUR 152 million ($207 million at current exchange rates) MarketWire

Freestone Resources, Inc. Announces a Joint Venture to Treat and Recycle Frac Water
Freestone Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: FSNR) announced today that it has formed a joint venture with MEA Solutions, LLC to deliver a total solution for water resource management in the oilfield services sector. An integral component of the service includes owning and operating water recycling systems MarketWire

Arrested Development Star Jeffery Tambor to Appear on eQuest's American Dream Radio Series for Armed Forces Radio Network
eQuest, the leading international job distributor for the Global Fortune 500, in affiliation with eQuest's OFCCP Compliance Division, today announced that Jeffery Tambor will appear on the American Dream radio series MarketWire

Marc Nathan Joins Forthea Interactive as Director of Business
Forthea Interactive, a Houston-based Internet Marketing Company, is pleased to announce Marc Nathan is joining the executive team as the new Director of Business Development. MarketWire

LEWIS PR Completes Record Year
LEWIS PR has announced its financial results for the year to July 31, 2011. Revenues were up 14% year-on-year to $35 million, with profits up by more than half. MarketWire

Footloose Adds 46' Catamaran to British Virgin Islands Charter Fleet
Footloose Sailing Charters is pleased to announce the newest addition to its fleet, the Footloose 4600, a 4-cabin catamaran custom-built by Robertson & Caine. Now available for charter from Footloose's base in Tortola, British Virgin Islands, the 4600 is the most spacious and well-appointed yacht in the fleet to date. MarketWire

MapR Technologies Named Tech Awards Circle Winner
MapR Technologies, Inc., the provider of the industry's most advanced distribution for Apache Hadoop, has been selected as a winner of the Tech Awards Circle, taking Bronze in Enterprise Software for its MapR distribution for Apache Hadoop MarketWire

Panjiva Co-Founder and CTO James Psota Honored Among Boston's Most Promising Business Leaders
Panjiva, the leading source of objective information on global trade and overseas suppliers, today announced that co-founder and CTO James Psota has been lauded by the Boston Business Journal as one of the region's best and brightest business leaders under the age of 40. Psota is the technology visionary behind Panjiva, a global trade intelligence platform that connects U.S MarketWire

Angry Mob Music Announces Partnership With DJ Skee and Build Destroy Music
Angry Mob Music and Build Destroy Music (BDM) have formed an artistic partnership. Under the new agreement, the music publishing and licensing company can now select existing music for exclusive representation from some of the most talented and prolific urban, hip-hop and dance artists under BDM's banner MarketWire

AEL Financial Announces New CFO and Former Comdisco Senior VP Ed Pacewicz
AEL Financial, a leading independent technology leasing and services company in the Chicagoland area, recently announced the addition of executive Ed Pacewicz as new Chief Financial Officer. Pacewicz brings over 30 years of global experience in executive financial management MarketWire

Harte-Hanks Trillium Software Introduces the Data Governance Imperative: Big Data, Big Process Webinar
What/Who: Trillium Software®, a business of Harte-Hanks (NYSE: HHS) and a leading enabler of Total Data Quality™ solutions, will host a Web seminar titled "The Data Governance Imperative: Big Data, Big Process," that will showcase the business opportunities for achieving success in your organization by aligning data and business processes. Forrester Research, Inc MarketWire

Harte-Hanks Releases New Analytics to Predict Purchases in Cloud Computing and Other Leading Technologies
Harte-Hanks, Inc. (NYSE: HHS), a worldwide direct and targeted marketing company, has added eight new Purchase Level Scores to its flagship product, the Ci Technology Database™ (CiTDB) MarketWire

ENVIRON's Joseph V. Rodricks Serves on NAS Advisory Panel and Authors New Chapter in Just-Released 3rd Edition of the Reference Manual on Scientific Evidence
Ewire -- Global health and environmental consultancy ENVIRON is pleased to announce that the just-released third edition of the Reference Manual on Scientific Evidence, a publication of the National Academies of Science (NAS), features a new chapter on exposure science contributed by ENVIRON founder and Principal Joseph V. Rodricks, Ph.D MarketWire

Greystar Significantly Expands Presence in Northeast
Greystar, the nation's largest multifamily real estate management firm, has significantly expanded its presence in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states in the first three quarters of this year. It has substantially increased the size of its apartment portfolio under management, as well as the size of the staff based within its McLean, Virginia office MarketWire

WIMCO to Release 17th Edition of the "Vendome Guide to St. Barthelemy"
St. Barts has always been about a casual, wind-through-the-hair French lifestyle of food, drink, and easy luxury set against white sand beaches, turquoise bays, and picturesque seaside villages. These images, and all others that make St. Barts a dream vacation spot, come to life in the 2011/2012 Vendôme Guide to St. Barthelemy MarketWire

Partnership With Search Marketing Company SEO Advantage Yields Six-Fold Increase in Web Traffic
Successful partnerships between firms is one way many companies grow and expand. One example of companies successfully teaming up can be found with gold bullion dealer Provident Precious Metals, LLC (http://www.providentmetals.com/) and search marketing company SEO Advantage, Inc. (http://www.seo-advantage.com/) MarketWire

Overture Center for the Arts Renews Partnership With Paciolan
Paciolan, a leading provider of ticketing, marketing and fundraising solutions in performing arts, today announced that Overture Center for the Arts has renewed its partnership with the company. Overture Center houses 10 resident organizations and presents more than 300 performances, art exhibitions, and educational and community events each year MarketWire

Future Bright -- and Healthy -- for U.S. Fats and Oils Products Market
The U.S. market for edible fats and oils is thriving, boosted by a wave of new product introductions that capitalize on consumers' growing knowledge that not all fats are bad for you, and, in fact, some are important to good health, according to "Fats and Salad/Cooking Oils in the U.S.: Butter, Margarine, Olive Oil, and Beyond" by market research publisher Packaged Facts. MarketWire

Christina Perri Unveils Eagerly Awaited New Single; "A Thousand Years" Featured on Summit Entertainment/Chop Shop/Atlantic's Upcoming "THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN - PART 1 ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK"; "lovestrong." Proving an International Smash After Its Top 5 Debut on the SoundScan/Bi
Atlantic recording artist Christina Perri has announced the release of her eagerly awaited new single, "A Thousand Years MarketWire

Con-way Multimodal Opens New Office in Bentonville, Arkansas
Con-way Multimodal, a division of Con-way Inc.'s (NYSE: CNW) operating unit Menlo Worldwide Logistics, today announced it has opened a new branch office in Bentonville, Ark., at 609 Southwest 8th Street, Suite 355. This is the fourth Con-way Multimodal location in addition to operations in Ann Arbor, Mich.; Portland, Ore.; and Aurora Ill MarketWire

Hastings Mutual Acknowledged as a Top Leader in Information Technology; Receives Three Innovation and Performance Awards
Hastings Mutual Insurance Company, an A+ rated regional Property Casualty insurance carrier, received three awards this month for outstanding performance in information technology practices. Hastings Mutual was named to this year's InformationWeek 500, an annual listing of the nation's most innovative users of business technology. MarketWire

Top Experts Gather for "World's Greatest Investment Event"
Hundreds of today's most active individual investors are heading once again to New Orleans, for an annual event that has, now in its 38th year, gathered the world's most celebrated and successful experts to share their advice and top recommendations. MarketWire

PIMCO Hires Five New Equity Investment Professionals, Completing Emerging Markets Equity Team
PIMCO, a leading global investment management firm, has completed its emerging markets equity team with the hiring of five new investment professionals in its London, New York and Singapore offices MarketWire

Criteria Corp Sees Strong Demand for Computer Literacy Testing
Criteria Corp, a leading provider of pre-employment testing services, announced today that the Computer Literacy and Internet Knowledge Test (CLIK) has been administered over 20,000 times since its launch six months ago. "The CLIK has quickly become one of our most popular tests," said Josh Millet, Criteria Corp CEO. "The response from our customers so far has been tremendous." MarketWire

Box Closes $81 Million Investment to Build Next-Gen Enterprise Ecosystem
Box today announced that it has raised $81 million in additional capital to help enterprises worldwide move information and collaboration to the cloud, and build a powerful ecosystem of next-generation enterprise applications. Strategic investors salesforce MarketWire

STL Marketing Group (STLK) Has Been Involved in Discussions to Potentially Acquire an Existing Business
STL Marketing Group, Inc (PINKSHEETS: STLK) has been involved in discussions to potentially acquire an existing business. A LOI has not been signed yet and there are not any final agreements between any parties however the company wanted to update the public on some of the potential plans for the current company. MarketWire

CNH Capital to Offer Retail Financing in Russian Federation
CNH Global, a Fiat Industrial company and a worldwide leader in the agricultural and construction equipment industry, is strengthening its relationship with De Lage Landen to provide its customers in the Russian Federation with competitive retail finance programs, which will be offered under the CNH Capital name MarketWire

Koppers Holdings Inc. Schedules Third Quarter 2011 Conference Call
Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE: KOP) intends to release its third quarter 2011 financial results before the opening of the markets on Thursday, November 3, 2011, and discuss its results on a conference call later that day at 11:00 a.m. EDT. MarketWire

Variscite Announces the First System on Module Based on TI's OMAP4460 Smart Multicore Processor With Dual ARM(R) Cortex(TM)-A9 MPCores(TM) Running at Up to 1.5GHz Each
Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release. MarketWire

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions' Revolutionary PTFE Material Wins 2011 Innovation Award
Turcon® M12, the breakthrough PTFE-based material launched this year by Trelleborg Sealing Solutions (STKM: TREL-B), has received a 2011 Innovation Award from Flow Control Magazine. The magazine recognizes 10 fluid handling technologies for novel solutions in the areas of fluid measurement, control and containment. MarketWire

Ink-O-Dem(R) Printer Ink Refills Arrive at the UCLA Computer Store
Ink-O-Dem, the leader in integrated inkjet cartridge refilling and testing technology for university and retail environments, today announced it has installed its Cartridge Refilling System at the UCLA Computer Store to meet an evolving demand for affordable, green, integrated printer cartridge refilling services MarketWire

Private Jet Firm ExcelAire Adds Hawker 800XP to Fleet
(NBAA) -- ExcelAire (www.excelaire.com), one of the nation's leading private jet charter and aircraft management companies, today announced the addition of a Hawker 800XP to its fleet. MarketWire

2011 BAI-Finacle Global Banking Innovation Award Winners Announced
BAI and Finacle™ from Infosys announced today the winners in a prestigious new global awards program to recognize and support innovation in the retail banking industry. The winners received the 2011 BAI - Finacle Global Banking Innovation Awards at a special ceremony today at BAI Retail Delivery 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. MarketWire

Salem Communications Announces E-Commerce Services and Investment Agreement With DeeperCalling Media
Salem Consumer Products, a division of Salem Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: SALM), a leading U.S MarketWire

Janet Moyer Landscaping Recommends Designing New Garden in the Winter for Springtime Enjoyment
Janet Moyer Landscaping (JML), a full service landscaping company in San Francisco devoted to addressing the unique challenges of urban garden constraints, recommends homeowners consider installing a new landscape in the winter. According to Janet Moyer, company founder and president, there are several good reasons to do this: MarketWire

Cardinal Path Announces Google Analytics(TM) Premium Authorized Reseller Status, Ramps Up Investment for Large Enterprise Clients
Cardinal Path, a leader in web analytics strategy and consulting, today announced its support and services that will enable large organizations to take unique advantage of Google Analytics Premium, a new enterprise-class web analytics platform. MarketWire

Finance Management Consulting Market Enjoying Relatively Strong Growth Despite Weak Economy
Kennedy analysts covering the Finance Management (FM) consulting market have found that the factor driving the most demand for FM consulting is company pressure on the finance organization to achieve greater operating efficiency and lower cost of delivery -- all within a more flexible model that can better respond to rapidly changing competitive dynamics and reporting requirements. MarketWire

Armada Sports Appoints Mary Beck to the Board of Directors
Armada Sports & Entertainment, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Domark International Inc. (OTCBB: DOMK), announced today that it has appointed Mary Beck to the Board of Directors effective October 15, 2011. MarketWire

Pura Vida Rides a Giant Wave of U.S. Expansion With a California Launch
Pura Vida, "The World's Best Damn Tequila" just made another stellar strategic move to further anchor their ever-expanding presence in the United States. Pura Vida Tequila Company's founder and Chairman, Stewart Skloss, announced that Young's Market Company has been commissioned to be Pura Vida's distributor in the premier tequila market of California MarketWire

Arizona Legislators Receive State's Highest Honor at the 2011 Governor's Celebration of Innovation for Their Support of Technology
The Arizona Technology Council (http://www.aztechcouncil.org) in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority, today announced the winners of the 2011 Governor's Celebration of Innovation (GCOI) "Outstanding Tech Senator of the Year," "Outstanding Tech Representative of the Year," and "Tech Ten" legislator awards. MarketWire

Who's Hot Who's Not... "Best Led Thermal Management Product..." by SinkPAD
SinkPAD Corporation was recognized as "Best Thermal Management" Product at "The LED SHOW" Las Vegas, NV. VP Sales Sam Bhayani stated that, "the live Thermal IR testing was a big hit, allowing us to demonstrate the benefits of our technology in terms of actual savings in junction temperature when compared to conventional MCPCB's MarketWire

Woodside Homes' Green Tag Bonus Features 3.75% Fixed Interest for Two Weekends Only in Las Vegas
For two weekends only -- October 15 & 16 and 22 & 23 -- a special Green Tag Bonus at Woodside Homes' seven Las Vegas-area communities will reward home buyers with ultra-low 3.75% 30-year fixed interest or other valuable incentives on select move-in ready homes. MarketWire

Edgell Communications Names New Editor-in-Chief for Mobile Enterprise Franchise
Edgell Communications announces the appointment of Tony Rizzo as Editor-in-Chief of Mobile Enterprise. MarketWire

Zenprise Raises $30 Million; Investment Led by Greylock Partners
Strategic Financing Round to Support High Growth in Customers, R&D and Operations Worldwide Greylock's Asheem Chandna Joins Zenprise Board of Directors Zenprise®, Inc., the leader in secure mobile device management, today announced the closing of a $30 million strategic round of financing MarketWire

The Art of Strength: OtterBox Raises Awareness, Funding With New Cases for iPhone
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, protective case manufacturer OtterBox® introduces two graphic cases to the Commuter Series® Strength(SM) collection. The "Soar" and "Victory" options are now available for the Apple® iPhone® 4 and iPhone 4S. MarketWire

Topsy Labs Releases Google+ Index, Ranking Results by Relevance
Core News Facts: Topsy Labs, the realtime search and analytics platform that processes social sources on a global scale, today announced the addition of Google+ as a social source in its index. Both consumers and businesses now have access to the most important communication occurring within Google+, ranked by Topsy Labs' relevance and influence ranking technology MarketWire

NetEnrich Hires Sales and Product Management Leaders
NetEnrich, the IT channel's only source for "Closet to Cloud" remote IT infrastructure management, today announced that Jeff Carr has joined as vice president of sales, and Chris Joseph has returned as senior director of product management. MarketWire

The Epitec Group Awarded Minority Supplier of the Year
The Epitec Group, one of the largest technology services and staffing providers headquartered in Southeast Michigan, has been awarded Minority Supplier of the Year by corporate members of the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC). "We strive hard to be the top supplier with all our individual corporate clients," said Josie Sheppard, president of Epitec MarketWire

ActiveState Joins OpenStack Ecosystem
ActiveState®, the dynamic language experts offering solutions for Perl, Python, Tcl and other web languages, today announced its continued commitment to promote the development of Stackato™, its cloud platform for creating a private PaaS, as an infrastructure-agnostic platform by joining the OpenStack™ ecosystem MarketWire

Smartronix Makes Strategic Investment in Synteractive
Smartronix announced today that it has made a strategic investment in Synteractive, a Washington, DC-based technology consulting firm that focuses on strategy, business transformation, and business solution engineering MarketWire

Station Casinos Announced as Presenting Sponsor of the USA Sevens Las Vegas Invitational Rugby Tournament
USA Sevens, the premier rugby tournament in North America, has partnered with Station Casinos, one of the leading providers of gaming and entertainment in Las Vegas, to host the 3rd annual Las Vegas Invitational amateur rugby competition. MarketWire

Automate Your Enterprise Deployments With Deployit and Bamboo
XebiaLabs, the leading provider of enterprise-class application release automation solutions, teams up with Atlassian, a best in breed provider of software development and collaboration tooling, to enable an accelerated and continuous application delivery offering for Atlassian customers. MarketWire

RepuChek(TM) Launches Online System to Help Physician Practices and Healthcare Facilities Increase Positive Patient Reviews
Physicians interested in growing their practice and increasing their practice value now have new online tools from RepuCheck™ (www.repuchek.com) to help them exponentially increase patient referrals. MarketWire

Healthnostics Launching MicroFill-2160 1st Quarter 2012
Healthnostics, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HNSS) is moving the launch of MicroFill-2160 to the 1st Quarter of 2012. The Company is delaying the launch to accommodate the inclusion of additional patentable design features. This time change will have a minor near term impact on the Company, and a significant positive impact beginning with the launch. MarketWire

Lexington Solutions Selects Emerging Media as Agency of Record
Lexington Solutions, a provider of world-class asset management software to the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) industry, today announced its selection of Emerging Media as its agency of record MarketWire

Ring of Fire Closes Acquisition of Project 81
Ring of Fire Resources Inc. (the "Company" or "ROF") (TSX-V: ROF) (FRANKFURT: RG5) (PINKSHEETS: HWKPF) is pleased to announce that it has closed the transactions with Franco-Nevada Corporation ("Franco-Nevada") disclosed in the Company's press release of October 5, 2011, and has completed the purchase of Project 81 (the Iroquois Falls and Smooth Rock Falls land package) from AbiBow Canada Inc MarketWire

A Mobile Network Is Created for the Healthcare Industry
Today marks the launch of the first mobile network for healthcare, Tomorrow Networks. Physicians Interactive Holdings, a leading provider of healthcare information and mobile clinical decision tools for medical professionals, and Remedy Systems, a leading mobile application company focused on healthcare, are announcing the creation and availability of their mHealth platform, Tomorrow Networks MarketWire

Radiant Sage Announces Enterprise Edition of Its Clinical Trial Image Management Software
Radiant Sage LLC, a provider of on-demand Clinical Trial Image Management solutions, today announced the launch of Enterprise Core-Lab-in-a-Box™, the enterprise edition of its Core-Lab-in-a-Box (single trial, cloud-based) solution MarketWire

Birdies for the Brave to Land in Potomac, MD
Innoviss, a leading technology solutions provider that focuses on delivering programs born of proven innovation to government agencies, today announced its participation in a significant philanthropic organization and event -- Birdies for the Brave MarketWire

'Youth in Europe' Drug Prevention Programme Sees Youth Drinking Drop From 42% to 9%
Iceland and Actavis continue to support the fight against substance abuse The Youth in Europe (YIE) drug preventionprogramme has released research tracking the incidence of smoking (daily),drinking and cannabis experimentation amongst 15 to 16-year-old students inIceland from 1998 to 2011. And the results are astonishing MarketWire

Bitzio Launches "The App Code" on How to Make Money from Mobile Apps
Bitzio, Inc. (OTCBB: BTZO) today announced that it will launch "The App Code" to over 2,000 registered attendees at its premier private webinar tonight at 6pm PST. MarketWire

Safe Bulkers, Inc. Sets Date for Third Quarter 2011 Results, Dividend Announcement, Conference Call and Webcast
Safe Bulkers, Inc. (the Company) (NYSE: SB), an international provider of marine drybulk transportation services, announced today that it will release its results for the quarter ended September 30, 2011 after the market closes in New York on Monday, October 17, 2011. The Company also expects to announce the declaration of a dividend for the third quarter 2011 at that time. MarketWire

Ericsson Launches in Application Payment to Give Consumers More Payment Choices
* In Application Payment makes paying easy, fast and safe for bothconsumers and application retailers MarketWire

AlliedBarton Security Services Forms Education Partnership With DeVry University
AlliedBarton Security Services, www.alliedbarton.com, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, continues its commitment to employee learning and development by implementing a national partnership with DeVry University. MarketWire

MyNewMarketplace.com Builds Secure Member-Based Community
Following a year of beta testing, the Michigan-based website, www.MyNewMarketplace.com, has been re-launched to provide a secure member-based online community. The website is designed to help individuals and businesses buy and sell almost anything, locally to nationwide. MarketWire

Petaquilla Minerals Ltd.: Responsible Mining Documentary on the Molejon Gold Project
Petaquilla Minerals Ltd. (TSX: PTQ)(OTCBB: PTQMF)(FRANKFURT: P7Z) ("Petaquilla" or the "Company") announces that on September 22, 2011, VTV Uruguay, a Spanish language television network in Uruguay, aired a program dedicated to mining MarketWire

Cut Optimizer for Excel Introduced Support of Multi-Diameter Stocks
Editors Note: There is one photo and one video associated with this press release. MarketWire

Pegasystems' Alan Trefler Named Public Company CEO of the Year by the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council
Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA), the leader in Business Process Management (BPM) and software for customer centricity, today announced that Founder and CEO Alan Trefler has been named Public Company CEO of the Year by the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council. The awards were presented at the 14th annual Mass Technology Leadership Awards Gala held recently in Boston. MarketWire

Endeavour Silver's Production Continued to Rise in 3rd Quarter, 2011; Revenues Jumped 93% to US$38.8 Million
Endeavour Silver Corp. (TSX: EDR)(NYSE: EXK)(FRANKFURT: EJD) announced today that silver and gold production from the Company's two operating silver mines in Mexico, the Guanacevi Mine in Durango State and the Guanajuato Mine in Guanajuato State, continued to rise year-on-year in the Third Quarter, 2011. MarketWire

Enablon Recognizes Sustainability Leaders for Their Innovation at Its Annual Sustainable Performance Forum
Enablon, the world's leading provider of Sustainability Management Software, brought together sustainability luminaries and more than 300 corporate leaders to discuss innovation and share best practices at 3rd Annual Sustainable Performance Forum held Sept. 29th and 30th at the Trump International Hotel and Towers in Chicago. MarketWire

Invitation to News Conference
Metso Corporation's press release on October 11, 2011 at 15:30 p.m. localtime Metso Corporation's Interim Review for January - September 2011 Metso Corporation's Interim Review for January - September 2011 will bepublished on Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. Finnish time/EEST(10:00a.m. BST, 1:00 a.m. CEST, 5:00 a.m MarketWire

Qualys Introduces a Free Audit Service to Help Companies Secure Their Web Sites From Malware and Vulnerabilities
RSA Conference Europe 2011 -- Qualys®, Inc., the leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) security risk and compliance management solutions, today introduced a new free audit service to help companies detect and eliminate malware and vulnerabilities from public or Internet-facing web sites. Available at http://www.qualys MarketWire

Buddy Fruits Delivers Healthy, Tasty Treat to Halloween Bags
Buddy Fruits is getting into the Halloween spirit with its flavor filled, all natural real fruit bites. In an effort to offer a healthier alternative to traditional sugary sweets, Buddy Fruits suggests trying and handing out its 100 percent real fruit bites this upcoming holiday MarketWire

MEDIA ADVISORY: SMART Modular Technologies and Calypso Systems to Disclose "The Why and How of SSD Performance Benchmarking" at SNW Fall 2011 Tutorial
SNW Fall 2011 -- MarketWire

Healthy Chocolate? Ontario Food Cluster Tastes Trade and Investment Potential With 150,000 Global Food Industry Executives at Anuga 2011 in Cologne
ANUGA: A week after Forbes Magazine rated Canada as the world's top country for business, the Ontario Food Cluster is bringing its business investment and innovation message to Anuga 2011 in Cologne, Germany. This includes news of an exciting "healthy chocolate" technology MarketWire

SoftLayer(R) Selects SMART Modular Technologies' Solid State Drives to Expand Storage Portfolio
Today at SNW 2011, SMART Modular Technologies, a leading independent manufacturer of solid-state storage products and memory modules, announced that SoftLayer Technologies® has selected SMART's XceedIOPS SATA 2.5" solid state drives (SSDs) in 100GB, 200GB, and 400GB capacities for use in its dedicated hosting centers MarketWire

BroadSoft Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Movial Applications
BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Helsinki, Finland-based Movial Applications, a privately held client developer for IP communications services, in an all cash transaction. The closing of the acquisition is subject to the satisfaction of various customary closing conditions MarketWire

DGScreen Launches DGBox-VGA Media Player
DGScreen Ltd. (www.dgscreen.com), an emerging provider of cloud-based digital signage systems, today announced the launch of their next generation digital signage media player -- the DGBox-VGA. MarketWire

Intelliverse Receives a 2011 INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence Award
Intelliverse, a leader in cloud-based hosted communications provider for North American enterprises, announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named its Hosted IVR with ACD product offering as a recipient of the 2011 INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence Award presented by INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine. MarketWire

First Financial Corporation to Acquire Freestar Bank
First Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: THFF) and PNB Holding Co., the owner of all of the stock of Freestar Bank of Pontiac, Illinois, jointly announced today the execution of a definitive agreement under which First Financial will acquire all of the stock of Freestar Bank and assume certain liabilities of PNB Holding Co. MarketWire

Intersil's Rad-Hard Dual Precision Op Amp Consumes Low Power, Delivers Low Noise
Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL) has expanded its family of radiation hardened single supply op amps with the introduction of the ISL70218SRH. This dual precision rail-to-rail output amplifier consumes half the power of competing devices, and provides superior noise performance, input offset and input bias current specifications. MarketWire

MediaPlatform Enhances Webcasting Platform for International Reach
MediaPlatform, Inc., the enterprise video software company, today announced two new features designed to enhance its cloud-based webcasting software to meet increasing demand worldwide. With support for UTF-8, MediaPlatform's WebCaster can include text in any language MarketWire

SmartMetric Completes Engineering of Specialized Machinery for the Mass Production of the World's First In-Card Fingerprint Scanner
SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCBB: SMME) announced today that it has completed engineering of its specialized machinery to be installed in the company's high volume manufacturing facility in Latin America MarketWire

Coca-Cola FEMSA and Grupo Tampico Successfully Merge Their Bottling Operations
Coca-Cola FEMSA, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: KOFL) (NYSE: KOF) ("Coca-Cola FEMSA" or the "Company"), the largest public bottler of Coca-Cola products in the world in terms of sales volume, and Grupo Tampico S.A. de C.V. ("Grupo Tampico") and its shareholders, announce the successful merger of Grupo Tampico's beverage division with Coca-Cola FEMSA. MarketWire

PENSRUS Pens Purple Promo Products for Alzheimer's Awareness
While September officially kicked off World Alzheimer's Month, PENSRUS, a lead distributor of custom pens, logo pens, imprinted pens, and other specialty ad products, is extending their markdown on purple and other inspired promotional products in an effort to raise awareness about the disease. MarketWire

The Alliance for BioTherapeutics Announces Strategic Reorganization
The Alliance for BioTherapeutics (the Alliance) announced today a strategic reorganization to enhance its influence on key policy decisions that affect patient access to specialty biotherapeutics MarketWire

HiveFire to Host the Third Annual Curata User Conference
HiveFire, an online content marketing technology company and maker of Curata, will hold its Third Annual Curata User Conference at Hotel Marlowe in Cambridge this Thursday, October 13 MarketWire

Varolii Announces New Software-as-a-Service Analytics and Reporting Solution for Banking and Mortgage Customer Interactions
Varolii Corporation, the independent market and technology leader in interactive, personalized business-to-consumer SMS, voice and email communications, today announced the launch of Varolii Performance Insight for Financial Services MarketWire

MagneGas Fulfilling on Regional Hub Growth Strategy With Additional Michigan Customer
MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (OTCBB: MNGA), the producer of a technology that converts liquid waste into a hydrogen-based metal working fuel and natural gas alternative, announced today that Grand Rapids-based Miller Welding Supply Company ("Miller") will begin purchasing MagneGas fuel for their metal working needs MarketWire

ServiceSource Partners With F5 to Help Drive Subscription Renewals and Customer Loyalty
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Pulse Beverage Places Cabana(TM) Lemonade With Largest Natural Food Distributor in the USA
The Pulse Beverage Corporation (OTCBB: PLSB) ("Pulse" or the "Company"), makers of the PULSE® brand of "good-for-you" NutriPurpose™ beverages, today announced that it has placed its Cabana™ Lemonades by Pulse with Nature's Best "The Natural Products Distributor®" based out of California. MarketWire

'NORMAN' Hits AMC Theatres October 21
Camelot Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTCBB: CMGR) ("Camelot") and Camelot Distribution Group ("CDG") announced today that NORMAN, directed and produced by Jonathan Segal, will be released theatrically through AMC Independent on October 21 in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, Seattle, and Spokane before expanding nationwide MarketWire

Hubspan and Terso Bring RFID Integration to Healthcare and Life Science
Leading B2B cloud provider Hubspan announced today it is partnering with Terso Solutions, the innovative RFID inventory management solution company, to enable an RFID business network for the healthcare and life sciences industries MarketWire

eMerchantPay Selects Salesforce to Deliver Enhanced CRM Solutions
eMerchantPay, a leading provider of online payment processing solutions to merchants worldwide, has selected enterprise cloud computing company, Salesforce, to provide eMerchantPay with a tailored customer relations management system, enabling eMerchantPay to deliver an enhanced service to its global network of merchants. MarketWire

Tech Awards Circle 2011 Winners Show Innovation and Leadership in Enterprise, Midrange, SMB, SOHO Technologies
Tech Awards Circle (www.techawardscircle.com), a uniquely unbiased, independent awards program, today announced the winners of its third competition. The winners represent a broad range of achievements, from hardware to software to services in consumer/SOHO, SMB, midrange, and enterprise markets MarketWire

Invodo Leverages the Akamai Intelligent Platform to Deliver eCommerce Video That Sells
Invodo®, the only full-service video partner for business, today announced it is working with Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading provider of cloud optimization services MarketWire

Connectyx Technologies Announces Immediate Access to Patient Health Records Through Blue Button(R)
Connectyx Technologies Holdings Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CTYX) ("Connectyx"), www.connectyx MarketWire

KXEN and Corticon Partner to Enable Enterprises to Enhance Decision Automation and Customer Insight
Corticon, a leading provider of business rules management systems (BRMS), and KXEN, the leading provider of predictive analytics for business users, today announced a partnership to enable enterprises to enhance decision automation and customer insight MarketWire

Upcoming Peoplefluent Webcast to Detail Social Media Policy and Compliance Strategies for Human Resources
WHO: Lisa Harpe, Ph.D., industrial psychologist and principal consultant at the Peoplefluent Research Institute, Peoplefluent's affirmative action research and compliance consulting arm, along with Christy Kiely, Esq., Hunton & Williams LLP WHAT: Will present a webcast titled, "How Employers Can Avoid the Dangers of Social Networks MarketWire

Majesco Entertainment Wants to Hear the Crowd Roar With Hulk Hogan's Main Event Available Today Only on Kinect for Xbox 360
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The College Network Now Offers Online Exams in Combination With Its Comprehensive Learning Modules
The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for The College Network's courses. As a result, The College Network is now offering customers the opportunity to take proficiency exams online as an alternative to CLEP® or DSST® exams. MarketWire

Quantivo Expands Global Presence, Forging Key Partnership to Bring High-Performance Behavior Analytics to Businesses Throughout Europe
Quantivo, a leading provider of on-demand big-data analytics, today announced its expansion into Europe through a new partnership with Logan Tod & Co, Europe's leading online performance and analytics optimization consultancy MarketWire

Northern Light Venture Capital Forms $400 Million Fund
Northern Light Venture Capital ("NLVC"), a leading China-focused early stage venture capital firm, today announced that it has closed Northern Light Venture Fund III LP, (together with its parallel funds, "NLVF III"), with $400 million in committed capital. The capital was committed by leading institutional investors from the United States, Europe and Asia. MarketWire

Snack Food Lovers Rejoice With Turbana's Flavor Packed Plantain Chips
Snack food lovers are eating up Turbana's latest product, flavor packed plantain chips. Made from all-natural ingredients, the plantain chips contain 30 percent less fat than potato chips and are also free of trans fats, GMO, cholesterol, gluten, preservatives and additives MarketWire

Ponzi Schemes Continue to Thrive in Economic Downturn -- Investors Need to Watch for 10 Signs That an Investment Opportunity May Be Too Good to Be True
Ponzi schemes are back, and investors need to exercise their own due diligence to make sure they're not caught up in a "too good to be true" financial fraud. MarketWire

Abanaki Announces Solar Powered Oil Skimmer Groundwater Remediation System
Abanaki Corporation (http://www.abanaki.com/) has added a Solar Powered Groundwater Remediation System to their broad line of oil skimming solutions. This system is typically used in monitoring wells located in remote areas where standard power is unavailable. An added benefit is that solar power is a renewable energy source which is environmentally-friendly and readily available. MarketWire

505 Games Makes a Splash at Retail as Michael Phelps: Push the Limit on Kinect(TM) for Xbox 360 Ships to Retail Today
505 Games, a global publisher of video games, today announced that the innovative Kinect™ for Xbox 360® title Michael Phelps: Push the Limit has now shipped to North American retail outlets. MarketWire

Aprexis Strengthens Leadership Team to Further Momentum in the Healthcare Market
Aprexis Health Solutions, the leader in patient medication adherence technology, today announced it has added two highly experienced executives to its leadership team to accelerate growth in the healthcare market. Peyton Marshall joins the Aprexis board of directors and also serves as acting Chief Financial Officer. Dan Schwendler joins as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. MarketWire

Equilar CEO David Chun Named to 2011 NACD Directorship 100
David Chun, Founder and CEO of Equilar, has been named as a member of the 2011 National Association of Corporate Directors' (NACD) Directorship 100, a prestigious list of the most influential professionals in corporate governance MarketWire

Wavelink's Growth Leads to New Regional Sales Manager
Wavelink Corporation (www.wavelink.com) today announced the appointment of Mark Engemann as its regional account manager for the Southeast United States. Engemann brings more than 16 years of experience within the software industry and voice-enabled applications for manufacturing, distribution and supply chain management. MarketWire

T-Mobile USA Launching WildTangent's New Android Games Service Today With Free and Rental Game Play Choices
WildTangent and T-Mobile USA, Inc. are announcing that the WildTangent Games service is going live today for T-Mobile customers with Android™ devices. Unlike other mobile game offerings available in the market today, customers are presented with the choice of playing premium games for free, renting games or purchasing the games outright. MarketWire

Vendini Names Mark Guarnera Executive VP of Product, Marketing and Member Services
Vendini, the leader in cloud based ticketing solutions, today announced Mark Guarnera as Executive Vice President overseeing Product, Marketing and Member Services, making him the second highest ranking executive in the company. MarketWire

Proxim Wireless Wins Equipment Bid From Russia's Wireless Provider, MegaFon
Proxim Wireless Corporation (PINKSHEETS: PRXM), a leading provider of high performance outdoor wireless broadband systems, has been selected as the equipment manufacturer by MegaFon. MegaFon is one of Russia's three largest mobile service providers and the only operator in Russia that operates its own network and provides a range of services throughout the country. MarketWire

Costamare Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.27 per Share
Costamare Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: CMRE) has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.27 per share for the quarter ended September 30, 2011, an increase of $0.02 per share over the prior dividend level. MarketWire

QWiPS Secures $1.25 Million Series A Financing
Social voice platform QWiPS (www.qwips.com) announced today the company secured $1.25 million in series A funding to fuel the company's expansion. Shawn Landgraf of Magnus Partners Inc and Allan Watson of NYC Trading Floor, LLC led QWiPS' funding. Investors also include several C-level digital advertising, branding and PR executives. MarketWire

Cleartronic CEO Announces Letter to Shareholders
Dana Waldman, CEO of Cleartronic, Inc. (OTCBB: CLRI), announced today that a Letter to Shareholders has been filed on Form 8-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Mr. Waldman encourages all shareholders to visit the SEC website www.sec.gov or visit the corporate website www.cleartronic.com to read the full text of the letter. MarketWire

Rae-Wallace Mining Company Prepares to Drill at Toro Blanco, Continues Peruvian Gold Exploration on Several Fronts
Rae-Wallace Mining Company (PINKSHEETS: RAEW) ("Rae-Wallace" or the "Company") today provided an update of its gold exploration programs in central Peru. MarketWire

Convey's New Burrows-Wheeler Alignment Delivers 15x Increase in Research Efficiency
Convey Computer, the leader in hybrid-core computing, today introduced the Convey Burrows-Wheeler Aligner (BWA) personality to dramatically accelerate genome reference mapping and enable researchers and clinicians to more rapidly and cost-effectively identify variants. MarketWire

Aberdeen Publishes Storage, Virtualization, Product Innovation, Telecomm, GSM, Finance Research
Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), today announced the publication of new research reports from its Storage and Virtualization, Product Innovation and Engineering, Telecomm and Unified Communications, Global Supply Management, and Financial Management and GRC research practices. MarketWire

Aberdeen Publishes HCM, ERP, Sales Effectiveness, Service Management, Wireless and Mobility Research
Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), today announced the publication of new research reports from its Human Capital Management, Enterprise Applications, Sales Effectiveness, Service Management, and Wireless and Mobility research practices. MarketWire

ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals(R) Offers Skiers Peace of Mind With Exclusive Snow Guarantee(R)
Last year, the Colorado Rockies experienced an abundance of snow, with several major ski areas reporting record-breaking snowfalls. Breckenridge Ski Resort and Steamboat Ski Resort each surpassed their previous season total records as the 2010-2011 season came to a close. With the 2011-2012 ski season rapidly approaching, eager skiers are asking what this winter's weather will bring. MarketWire

Green Bridge Technologies International, Inc. Launches Acquisition Campaign and Expands Business Model
Green Bridge Technologies International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GRBT) is pleased to announce that the Company has launched an aggressive merger and acquisition campaign aimed at gaining positions in the multi-billion dollar alternative fuels and renewable energy industries. Additionally the Company will be expanding its business model to include Management and Consulting endeavors. MarketWire

Retail Campaigns Tell Search Retargeting Success Story
Search retargeting leader Magnetic today released key data and case studies for the retail sector, as the critical second half of 2011 reaches its most important sales season -- Q4. MarketWire

Micro Matic Streamlines Backup Processes and Eliminates the High Cost of Tape Using Gridstore Scale-Out NAS
Gridstore™, the leader in scale-out NAS solutions, today announced that Micro Matic, a leader in the global delivery of draught beer equipment, has optimized their growing storage infrastructure and reduced storage sprawl by deploying Gridstore's next-generation NAS solution MarketWire

GESI Targets $15 Million Annual Green Energy Project With Alberta Energy and On-Track Technologies
(PINKSHEETS: SATM) Green Energy Solution Industries, Inc. (Currently Trading as OTCPK: SATM) has projects that it has certain targeted projections for revenues from base energy production. GESI projects that the electrical generation or power revenue from the plant can exceed $15 million (CAD) annually, with projections of potential $4 million annually in profit MarketWire

New Sage Simply Accounting 2012 Helps Improve Business Efficiency and Payroll Processes for Canadian Small Businesses
Sage North America announced today the release of Sage Simply Accounting 2012, an essential accounting tool for small to midsized businesses seeking to streamline their operations, improve their work flow and carry out more efficient accounting activities, from keeping track of their inventory to getting paid faster. MarketWire

Narus Introduces New Application for Cyber Analysis
Narus, Inc., the leader in dynamic network traffic intelligence, today introduced its latest application to deeply analyze IP traffic in real time MarketWire

Narus Unveils a New Generation of Cyber Protection Solution
Narus, Inc., the leader in dynamic network traffic intelligence, introduced today its next generation of the cyber protection application. This robust application is built on the powerful NarusInsight Traffic Intelligence system and is designed to provide network operators with an early-warning system for cyber attacks such as advanced persistent threats MarketWire

Joyent and NavLink Announce Strategic Partnership to Deliver Joyent's SmartDataCenter Cloud Infrastructure Platform to Service Providers and Cloud Services to End Users
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Ci&T to Address Role of High Performance Teams in the Mobile Strategy Lifecycle at Executive Breakfast Event
What:Ci&T, a technology outsourcing and software product engineering company, today announced that it will capitalize on the success of its July 2011 "High Performance Teams" executive event with the next installment, "Mobile Strategy Lifecycle: A High Performance Team's Wheelhouse," on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011 in Philadelphia MarketWire

Ci&T to Discuss the Role of High Performance Teams in the Mobile Strategy Lifecycle at Executive Breakfast Event
What: Ci&T, a technology outsourcing and software product engineering company, today announced that it will capitalize on the success of its July 2011 "High Performance Teams" executive event with the next installment, "Mobile Strategy Lifecycle: A High Performance Team's Wheelhouse," on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011 in Atlanta MarketWire

Emergency Veterinary Services of St. Charles Warn of Increased Risk for Heatstroke in Pets
With record temperatures striking Chicago and the Midwest this past summer, the St. Charles emergency vet hospital cautioned pet owners to be aware of the increased risk for heatstroke in animals. The veterinary team also announced tips for keeping pets cool during heat waves and how to recognize the warning signs of heatstroke. Emergency Veterinary Services of St MarketWire

Thousand Oaks Chiropractor Announces New Website to Better Serve Patients
Conejo Valley Chiropractic and Wellness Center has announced the launch of its new website, http://www.drdollase.com/. The newly designed site was launched to educate patients about the benefits of chiropractic adjustments MarketWire

Chiropractor Announces Batavia Holistic Treatments for ADHD and ADD
Sharratt Chiropractic announced that the practice provides holistic care treatments for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). While Dr. Sharratt does not directly treat ADHD, through wellness care, the chiropractor can help manage the factors that exacerbate the symptoms of this disorder MarketWire

Basis Technology Places in Top Tier of MITRE Name Matching Software Challenge
Basis Technology today announced its top tier finish in the MITRE Multicultural Person Name Matching Challenge in which 40 teams competed over eight months to accurately find all matching names within a given data set. MarketWire

Yottaa Brings Big Site Speeds to Every Website
Web 2.0 Expo -- Yottaa, Inc. (http://www.yottaa.com) announced today the general availability of Yottaa Site Speed Optimizer, a web performance optimization cloud service that helps businesses double their website speed in just a few clicks. MarketWire

Visual Magnetics Expands Business Into Europe
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KDDI America and Plex Systems Offer a Cloud Based ERP Solution for Manufacturers
KDDI America, a leading provider of international IT and telecommunication services, announced today a reseller agreement with Plex Systems. KDDI America will be the first reseller to offer Plex Online, a premier cloud based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution that covers the total manufacturing enterprise. MarketWire

Newark Chiropractic Center Announces Success Treating Sports Injuries With Physical Therapy
Newark Pain and Rehab Center has announced that the practice has had great success using physical therapy to treat sports injuries and relieve back pain, leg pain and shoulder pain. Sports therapy treatment has helped patients regain a full range of movement, motion and flexibility following a sports injury. The initial treatment is performed by a licensed physical therapist MarketWire

New Touchstone Rehabilitation & Health Center Website for Staten Island Chiropractor
Touchstone Rehabilitation & Health Center in Staten Island has redeveloped its website to reflect its name and serve as a touchstone for chiropractic information and wellness information. As a provider of Staten Island physical therapy, Dr MarketWire

Dow's Liveris to Receive Global Business Group's Top Award
Andrew Liveris, president, chairman and CEO of The Dow Chemical Company, is to be honored by the United States Council for International Business, a pro-trade group representing America's top global companies. Mr. Liveris will receive USCIB's International Leadership Award at a November 16 gala dinner at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York. MarketWire

TradeCard's Supply Chain Network in the Cloud Speeds Up With New Quarterly Releases
TradeCard, Inc., the leading cloud-based supply chain collaboration platform that connects more than 7,800 retailers, brands, manufacturers and service providers, has accelerated its delivery of new products and features to customers. The latest release of the TradeCard Platform went live on October 3, 2011, marking the first quarterly TradeCard release. MarketWire

ExcelAire Expands Gulfstream Fleet: Adds Additional GIV-SP Private Jet
(NBAA) -- Continuing its Gulfstream fleet expansion, ExcelAire (www.excelaire.com) today announced the addition of a 12-seat GIV-SP private jet. ExcelAire is one of the nation's leading private jet charter and aircraft management companies. MarketWire

TAB Bank Provides $25.5 Million in Working Capital Facilities in September
TAB Bank provided $25.5 million in working capital facilities for several businesses during the month of September. These facilities were provided for companies across a broad spectrum of industries. MarketWire

Electric Insurance Company(R) Launches Always On(R) Mobile Application
Electric Insurance Company today announced the launch of a new mobile application with features that allow its policyholders to perform a variety of self-service actions using an iPhone® or iPad®. MarketWire

National Silver Alert, Inc. and LOK8U Announce Global Alliance
National Silver Alert, Inc., provider of the National Silver Alert Program, a free, national online registration program, and LOK8U, a leading global innovator and provider of personal location-based products and services, have formed a global alliance to provide a total solution for individuals at risk for wandering in the United States and Canada. MarketWire

Overland Storage Revolutionizes Unified Storage With SnapServer DX, Provisioning-Free Storage for Distributed Enterprises and SMBs
Overland Storage (NASDAQ: OVRL), the trusted global provider of effortless data management and data protection solutions across the data lifecycle, today unveiled SnapServer DX, a new unified NAS and iSCSI SAN device that leverages the company's new standards-based RAID technology, DynamicRAID, to completely eliminate the need to provision storage capacity MarketWire

DNA Hits the Presses
Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (OTCBB: APDN) -- Launching an unprecedented initiative in the way goods are protected from counterfeiting, two companies have partnered to offer product packaging which identifies their contents and provenance using botanical DNA. MarketWire

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Inc. Revenues Rise 14% in Second Quarter of FY2012
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Inc. (NASDAQ: RMCF) (the "Company"), which franchises/operates gourmet chocolate and self-serve frozen yogurt stores and manufactures an extensive line of premium chocolates and other confectionery products, today reported its operating results for the second quarter and first half of FY2012. MarketWire

Charles & Colvard Announces Launch of Lulu Avenue(TM) Direct-to-Consumer Home Trunk Show Business
Charles & Colvard, Ltd. (NASDAQ: CTHR), the sole manufacturer of created moissanite gemstones, The Most Brilliant Jewel in the World®, today announced the launch of Lulu Avenue™, a new venture focused on selling moissanite jewelry directly to the consumer through the in-home direct sales business model MarketWire

Ixia to Report Third Quarter 2011 Results on October 20, 2011
Ixia (NASDAQ: XXIA) announced today that it will report financial results for its third quarter ending September 30, 2011 on Thursday, October 20, 2011, after the market closes. MarketWire

Chembio Diagnostics Obtains CE Mark for Its DPP(R) Syphilis Screen & Confirm Assay
Chembio Diagnostics, Inc. (OTCQB: CEMI) (PINKSHEETS: CEMI), which develops, manufactures, markets and licenses point-of-care diagnostic tests, announces that its DPP® Syphilis Screen & Confirm Assay has received a CE marking MarketWire

Xtreme Oil & Gas Retains Alliance Advisors Investor Relations Firm
Xtreme Oil & Gas, Inc. (OTCQB: XTOG) (OTCBB: XTOG), an independent energy company engaged in the exploration, development, acquisition, and production of crude oil and natural gas, has retained Alliance Advisors, LLC to provide strategic investor relations services in the United States MarketWire

Omnify Software Announces Winner of 2011 PLM Customer Innovation Award
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Kona Grill Sets Third Quarter 2011 Conference Call for Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. ET
Kona Grill, Inc. (NASDAQ: KONA), an American grill and sushi bar, will hold a conference call on Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time to discuss results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011. The company will issue its financial results in a press release prior to the call. MarketWire

Avanti Receives Approval for Kitsault Environmental Assessment Application Information Requirements
Avanti Mining Inc. (TSX-V: AVT) (PINKSHEETS: AVNMF) ("Avanti" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has received approval for the Application Information Requirements (AIR) of its Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Kitsault Mine Project in northern BC MarketWire

Innovative Analytics Makes Third Consecutive Listing on Inc. Magazine's 500 | 5000 Top Performing Companies
While some businesses are struggling to stay afloat, entrepreneurial companies like Innovative Analytics (IA) are creating jobs and gaining market share. MarketWire

VisualMED Physician-Designed Systems to Benefit From UK $20 Billion Hospital IT Fiascos
VisualMED Clinical Solutions Corp. (The "Company") (PINKSHEETS: VMCS) (FRANKFURT: VA6) announces that a major article in the New York Times analyzes the failure of old IT models and practices in the giant $20 billion dollar British Health IT program that ended in a resounding fiasco. The Times article describes the British program as ".. MarketWire

eMamba International Corp. (EMBA) Signs Letter of Intent to Supply Nova Mobile Systems With After-Sales Customer Care Services
eMamba International Corp. (PINK SHEETS: EMBA), a leading provider of cloud business management software and after-sales customer care services, today announced it has signed a letter of intent (LOI) to supply after-sales services to Nova Mobile Systems. MarketWire

US Highland Continues Discussions With OEMs
US Highland re-affirmed today that management is currently working with several OEMs for the implementation of Highland powertrain technology. US Highland's remarkably light, robust and powerful single cylinder and v-twin engine platforms continue to draw the attention of domestic and global OEMs MarketWire

World's Largest Free Source of Real-Time Keyword Ranking Data Now Publicly Available
The online marketing community now has a massive, free source of real-time search ranking data, thanks to a new service called the STAT Codex. MarketWire

Bill Powers Joins Standish S.F. Office as Partner and Engagement Director
Standish Management, LLC, a boutique provider of consulting services to more than 50 private equity, venture capital and fund-of-funds firms, announced today that William (Bill) Powers has joined the firm's San Francisco office as Partner and Engagement Director. MarketWire

New Symantec DeepSight Reputation DataFeeds Identify Attack Actors, Malicious Activity Sources in Real-Time
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced two new DeepSight datafeeds -- Symantec DeepSight IP Reputation DataFeed and Symantec DeepSight URL Reputation DataFeed, which provide critical intelligence about known attack actors in a format that enterprises can use to automatically trigger systems for active protection or incident management. MarketWire

Ronn Motor Company Announces Production of H2GO Hydrogen Combustion/Fuel Enhancement Systems
Ronn Motor Company (PINKSHEETS: RNNM) announced today that it has received delivery of H2GO components and as a result is in full production of its "Version 7" of the H2GO Hydrogen Combustion/Fuel Enhancement Systems. The development of "Version 7" is the result of the Company's research and development initiatives over the past three years. MarketWire

General Cannabis Appoints Tamara Bigham as Director of Human Resources
General Cannabis, Inc. (OTCBB: CANA) (OTCQX: CANA), a technology-based Internet marketing services company, today announced the appointment of Tamara Bigham (PHR) as Director of Human Resources effective September 1, 2011. MarketWire

Dynamic Materials Corporation Schedules Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
Dynamic Materials Corporation ("DMC") (NASDAQ: BOOM), a diversified provider of industrial products and services and the world's leading manufacturer of explosion-welded clad metal plates, will announce third quarter financial results after the stock market closes on Tuesday, November 1, 2011. MarketWire

BrightRoll Boosts European Operations With Expansion Into German Market
BrightRoll, the leading provider of digital video advertising services, today announced the expansion of its European operations with BrightRoll's first German office, located in Hamburg. Patrick Edlefsen will oversee BrightRoll's German efforts, bringing the company's industry-leading technologies and extensive suite of mobile and online video solutions to German advertisers. MarketWire

TeleNav GPS Navigator 7.1 Launches on Android Devices From Sprint
CTIA Enterprise and Applications 2011 -- TeleNav, Inc. (NASDAQ: TNAV), one of the largest global wireless location-based services providers, today announced a more personalized GPS search, traffic and navigation experience for Android devices. TeleNav GPS Navigator 7 MarketWire

Augme Technologies, Inc. Reports 79% Increase in Second Quarter Revenues
Augme Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: AUGT) ("Augme") ("the Company"), a technology and services leader in interactive media marketing that offers the only patented and innovative end-to-end mobile marketing platform, today announced its operating results for the second quarter and first half of FY2012 MarketWire

Plantronics Simplifies Communication for the Busy Professional on the Go
Professionals on the go now have new tools to make work and life a little easier. With world-class sensor and noise cancellation technology, Plantronics' (NYSE: PLT) Voyager® PRO HD is the first consumer headset that knows when you're wearing it. Simply place it on your ear and Plantronics' Smart Sensor™ technology automatically transfers calls to your headset MarketWire

SourceRight Solutions Expert to Discuss Use of New HR Technologies at the 2011 Human Capital Leadership Forum
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GWI Deploys Cyan for Major Network Expansion
Cyan today announced that GWI, Northern New England's leading telecommunications provider, has deployed Cyan Z-Series™ packet-optical transport platforms (P-OTPs) and Cyan 360™ multi-layer software support systems to enable rapid services expansion in the region and meet the needs of their customers MarketWire

Alien Technology Named to Connected World Magazine's 2012 CW 100 Recognizing the Most Innovative Connected-Device Technology Companies
Alien Technology (www.alientechnology.com), an industry leader in Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Ultra High Frequency (UHF) products and services, today announced the company has been named to Connected World Magazine's 2012 CW 100 list recognizing the most innovative providers of machine-to-machine (M2M) technology and connected devices. MarketWire

Bridgelux Decor Ultra-High Color Rendering LED Arrays Further Extends Industry Leadership in Retail and Hospitality Lighting
Bridgelux Inc., bringing innovation to light by delivering high power, energy-efficient and cost effective LED solutions, today launched its Decor line of ultra-high color rendering index (CRI) LED arrays MarketWire

Fish & Richardson Installs Relativity Enterprise Wide
kCura, developers of the e-discovery review platform Relativity, today announced that Fish & Richardson has purchased a license of Relativity through Premium Hosting Partner and Certified Reseller, Complete Discovery Source (CDS) MarketWire

Symantec Introduces Intelligent Authentication to Combat Evolving Threats
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced Symantec VIP Intelligent Authentication, a powerful addition to its cloud-based user authentication service, Symantec VIP. Dedicated to protecting an organization's network and applications against unauthorized access, Symantec VIP Intelligent Authentication enables strong authentication that is both effective and unobtrusive for the end user. MarketWire

Vanguard Health Systems Appoints Carol Burt to Board of Directors
Vanguard Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: VHS) announced that Carol J. Burt has joined the Company's Board of Directors. MarketWire

EMI Music and Live Gamer Partner to Create Social Monetization Apps on Facebook
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MOBIbucks Launches First Smart Mobile Banking Application That Works on Any Mobile Phone
Mobile payments and marketing leader MOBIbucks (www.mobibucks.com) is encouraging financial institutions to "bring the bank to the customer -- all customers" with the launch of the industry's first smart mobile banking app that works with any phone -- Android, iPhone, Blackberry, Nokia, etc MarketWire

Marc Slotnick, Vincent O'Donnell, Jonathan Klein to Receive KPM Innovation Awards
Kevin P. Martin, Jr., Managing Director of Kevin P. Martin & Associates, P.C., announced today the recipients of the KPM 2011 Innovation Award: Marc Slotnick, President of New England Communities, Inc., Vincent O'Donnell, Vice President of Preservation for LISC, and Jonathan Klein, Esquire of Klein Hornig MarketWire

IntegrIT's DSP Math Library Now Available for Tensilica's Baseband DSPs
Tensilica®, Inc. today announced that the NatureDSP Math Library from IntegrIT DSP Design House, a leading supplier of DSP (digital signal processing) software solutions, is now available for Tensilica's ConnX BBE16 baseband DSP for system-on-chip (SOC) design. MarketWire

Maxim Group LLC Attracts More Senior Level Talent for Its Equity Capital Markets Platform
Maxim Group LLC, a leading full service investment banking, securities and wealth management firm, announced the enhancement of its Equity Capital Markets platform through the appointment of five senior executives: Alessandro Profita, Dirk van Erp, John-Paul Cirigliano, Dennis Nitka and Josh Levy. "We continue to attract high quality salespeople in this volatile market MarketWire

GSX Solutions to Demo at the BlackBerry Innovation Forums in Europe
GSX Solutions [www.gsx.com], the global leader in proactive, consolidated monitoring, reporting of enterprise messaging, mobile and collaboration environments, including Lotus Notes, Microsoft Exchange, and BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES), today announced they will be participating in the BlackBerry Innovation Forums in London, Amsterdam and Frankfurt MarketWire

Concierge Care Advisors Launches Free Census Portal for Assisted Living Communities and Adult Family Homes
Concierge Care Advisors, a pioneering Seattle-based senior care and housing referral agency, now offers its elder care partners an individualized, secure portal via its website platform that lists an organization's open beds, apartments, condominiums and homes MarketWire

Qontext Named KMWorld "Trend-Setting Product" for 2011
Qontext Inc., a leading business social collaboration platform and Gartner's 2011 "Cool Vendor" pick, today announced that it has been selected as a KMWorld's Trend Setting Product of 2011. MarketWire

SPAMfighter Exchange Module Receives Gold Award From MS Exchange
SPAMfighter, a leading provider of anti-SPAM, antivirus and anti-Malware solutions, today announced that MSExchange.org, a leading Microsoft Exchange Server Community site, honored SPAMfighter Exchange Module with a Gold Award for the product's enhanced protection against pushed email threats through policy-based email processing. MarketWire

Alvine Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Results From Phase 2a Trial of ALV003 in Celiac Disease Patients
Alvine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced positive results from its Phase 2a clinical trial of ALV003, which demonstrated the ability of ALV003 to attenuate gluten-induced intestinal mucosal injury in serologically negative celiac disease patients maintained on a gluten-free diet for one or more years MarketWire

CareerBoard.com Appoints Toby Rice to Vice President of Media Services
Locally based, national internet job board CareerBoard.com today announced the promotion of Toby Rice to Vice President of Media Services. MarketWire

IRG Exhibits at the NRF 101st Annual Convention and Expo
Industry Retail Group, Inc. (IRG) (www.industryretail.com), a leading provider of retail-centric broadband-based applications and services, announced its participation at the 2012 National Retail Federation's 101st Annual Convention and Expo -- Retail's Big Show. The Expo will take place from January 16-17 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. MarketWire

California Bank & Trust Now Offers 25-Year Fixed-Rates on SBA 504 Loans for Commercial Real Estate
California Bank & Trust (CB&T) (www.calbanktrust.com) is pleased to announce that it is now offering 25-year fixed-rates on commercial real estate loans qualifying for the Small Business Administration's 504 program. The 25-year fixed-rate option allows small businesses to lock in long-term financing at the current historically low rates MarketWire

TCS Patent Portfolio Value Estimated at $114 Million to $171 Million by ipCapital Group
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, reported that a leading intellectual property strategy consulting firm, ipCapital Group, Inc., has estimated the potential value of TCS' published patent portfolio as of June 2011 at between $114 million and $171 million. MarketWire

Breakthrough in Multiple Sclerosis Achieved by FONAR UPRIGHT MRI Announced at UC San Diego Medical Center
FONAR Corporation (NASDAQ: FONR), The Inventor of MR Scanning™, said today that the announcement of the "Major Diagnostic Breakthrough in Multiple Sclerosis Achieved With Advanced UPRIGHT® MRI" was first announced at a Radiology Department Grand Rounds at the University of California San Diego Medical Center MarketWire

LeanLogistics to Discuss Security and Performance Advantages of Wave-Managed Self-Encrypting Drives at Storage Network World
Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ: WAVX) announced today that Wave customer LeanLogistics will present its case study at Storage Network World (SNW) Fall 2011, October 10-13, at the JW Marriott Grande Lakes in Orlando, FL. LeanLogistics' Co-Founder and VP of Technology Andy Bass will present "LeanLogistics, Inc MarketWire

eDiets Renews Licensing Deal With NBCUniversal for Biggest Loser(R) Meal Delivery Plan
eDiets.com (NASDAQ: DIET), has signed a two-year licensing renewal agreement with NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products Group and Reveille LLC, for The Biggest Loser Meal Plan by eDiets. The new agreement extends the original one-year agreement signed in July 2010 through August 2013, and gives eDiets the exclusive right to market The Biggest Loser Meal Plan MarketWire

Accelcia Announces the Launch of Its "Virtual Controller" Practice
Accelcia Business Services announced the launch of a "Virtual Controller" Practice with several controllers deployed at its clients. "We are an early stage company where substantially all of our resources are focused on product development and expanding our customer footprint," said Ed Baker, CEO of Friend.ly, one of Accelcia's launch customers MarketWire

Nyxio(R) Announces "Venture" MMV Line of Virtual Video Display Eyewear
Nyxio Technologies Corporation (OTCBB: NYXO) ("Nyxio" or the "Company"), a leading provider of cutting edge "Smart TV" and consumer electronics devices, is very pleased to announce the "Venture" Mobile Media Viewer ("MMV") to its growing product lineup. MarketWire

AER Energy Resources Initiates Multi-Well Oil & Gas Project
AER Energy Resources, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AERN) has successfully signed an additional agreement with Multiplex Resources, Inc. of Houston, TX to purchase an additional 23 existing wells in Wilson County, Kansas with the intent to rework 16 of the 23 existing oil wells and drill up to 25 new off-set oil wells. MarketWire

AlumiFuel Power Corporation Management Responds to Shareholder Inquiries
Early production stage hydrogen generation company AlumiFuel Power Corporation (OTCBB: AFPW) (the "Company") announced today that during the past several days the Company has received inquiries from shareholders on several issues for clarification. Accordingly, the Company is addressing the principal inquiries as follows. MarketWire

Russian Carrier Selects Evolving Systems' Dynamic SIM Allocation(TM) (DSA) Solution
Evolving Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVOL), a leading provider of software solutions and services to the wireless, wireline and cable markets, today announced that a tier-1 wireless carrier in Russia is implementing the Company's Dynamic SIM Allocation™ (DSA) solution. MarketWire

CipherCloud Selected as SINET 16 Innovator and Presenting Cloud Encryption Gateway at 2011 SINET Showcase
CipherCloud, a leading provider of cloud data security and compliance solutions for cloud applications, today announced that it has been selected as a SINET 16 Innovator. CipherCloud will present its cloud encryption gateway during the 2011 SINET Showcase, to be held October 26 at the National Press Club in Washington D.C.; the showcase is supported by the U.S MarketWire

Intrexon Launches Cell Engineering Unit
Intrexon Corporation, a privately held synthetic biology company, today announced the formation and launch of its Cell Engineering Unit (CEU) in San Diego, CA. The new unit will be under the leadership of the company's Chief Science Officer and Founder, Thomas D. Reed, Ph.D. As part of the launch, Intrexon simultaneously announced the acquisition of GT Life Sciences, Inc MarketWire

ForeScout Extends Technology Alliance With McAfee and Achieves ePO Certification
ForeScout Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of automated security control solutions for Fortune 1000 enterprises and government organizations, today announced it achieved certification for its integration of ForeScout CounterACT Network Access Control (NAC) with McAfee's ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) MarketWire

Astadia Announces Record Results and Innovation and Transformation Group Formation
Astadia, the leading pure-play Cloud computing systems integrator, announced today continued record results and formation of its Innovation and Transformation Group (ITG). MarketWire

Yodil, Inc. Launches YES: Yodil Enterprise Strategy
Yodil, Inc., a provider of business intelligence (BI), data analytics, and management reporting to the insurance industry, has launched a new offering. Yodil Enterprise Strategy (YES) is an assessment, planning, and mapping engagement that helps insurance companies realize benefits early and often from BI -- from data warehousing to analytics, from reporting to distribution. MarketWire

Donald Trump Jr. Extends His Business Expertise Into Mobile Apps for Businesses Through Agreement With Mobile App Leader MacroSolve
MacroSolve, Inc. (OTCQB: MCVE) (PINKSHEETS: MCVE) ("MacroSolve" or the "Company"), a leading provider of mobile apps and solutions, announced today it has signed an agreement with Donald J. Trump Jr., Executive Vice President of The Trump Organization. As an influential businessman and brand authority, Donald Trump Jr MarketWire

Redknee Solutions Enters Latin America With New Multi-Million Dollar MVNO Deployment
Redknee Solutions, Inc. (TSX: RKN), a leading provider of business-critical billing and charging software and solutions, has signed a term license agreement valued at more than $5 million over the initial four-year term to support the launch of a new Latin American mobile virtual network operator (MVNO). MarketWire

Cubic Combat ID and Situational Awareness System Impresses U.S. and Allied Observers at Technology Demonstration
A combat identification system developed by Cubic Defense Applications, the defense systems business of Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB), exceeded expectations during a U.S. and Coalition forces assessment of technologies designed to reduce "friendly fire" casualties and increase situational awareness. MarketWire

J.P. Morgan Clings to Top Spot on Institutional Investor's All-America Research Team
For a second straight year, J.P. Morgan leads the All-America Research Team, Institutional Investor's annual ranking of the country's best sell-side research analysts -- but just barely. Only one position separates the firm from the two that tie for second place, Barclays Capital and BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research. MarketWire

Magellan Midstream Backs Off 1,800-Mile Midwest-to-Northeast Ethanol Pipeline, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Magellan Midstream Partners LP's (NYSE:MMP) (Tulsa, Oklahoma) aggressive plan to construct a $4 billion, 1,800-mile ethanol pipeline from the Midwest to the Northeast has stalled. The company and partners were unable to secure funding from the U.S. Department of Energy and have put the project on hold MarketWire

GE Constructs $100 Million Battery Plant in New York, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) (Fairfield, Connecticut) is currently under way with construction on a $100 million battery plant for its GE Power & Water Division at the company's campus in Schenectady, New York. MarketWire

Poynt Surpasses 10 Million Users Worldwide
Poynt Corporation (TSX VENTURE: PYN) ("Poynt Corp." or the "Company"), a global leader in mobile local search and advertising, today announced that since the launch of the Poynt App ("Poynt" or the "App") in June 2008, Poynt has been downloaded and used on over 10 Million iPhone, Android, Windows Phone, and Nokia devices, as well as BlackBerry smartphone and PlayBook tablets. MarketWire

LeoNovus Announces Feature Enhancements to LeoNovusTV(TM) Product
LeoNovus Inc. ("LeoNovus" or the "Company") (TSX-V: LTV), a leading Internet developer with its high performance browser-based Internet software platform, announces today the addition of high value functionality and feature enhancements to its LeoNovusTV platform MarketWire

Panasonic Enters Into Supply Agreement With Tesla Motors to Supply Automotive-Grade Battery Cells
Panasonic Corporation and Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA) finalized a supply agreement for automotive-grade lithium-ion battery cells. Panasonic is the world's leading battery cell manufacturer and a diverse supplier to the global automotive industry. Panasonic's automotive grade lithium-ion battery cells will be used in Tesla's premium electric sedan, Model S. MarketWire

Emergency Medical Associates to Showcase Personalized Recruiting Application at 2011 ACEP Scientific Assembly
As a nationally recognized innovator in practice-enhancing technology and solutions, Emergency Medical Associates (www.EMA.net) will debut a proprietary personalized recruiting application, which makes use of the latest iPad™ technology, at the 2011 American College of Emergency Physicians Scientific Assembly, Booth #518 in San Francisco on Oct. 15-18, 2011. MarketWire

Failed Crucial Conversations Cause 1 in 5 Women to Leave Their Job
New research reveals the most difficult issue for women in the workplace to discuss and successfully resolve is negotiating limits on their workload -- it's also one of the main issues that cause 1 in 5 women to leave their job. MarketWire

LXI Consortium Announces Upcoming Webcast, Publishes New Literature
The LXI Consortium will sponsor a free webcast titled "LXI Today and Tomorrow--Evolution, Certification and Choice" on Tuesday, October 25, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time MarketWire

The New Simply to Impress Business Holiday Cards Collection
Simply to Impress (www.simplytoimpress.com), the popular top-rated online destination for personalized photo holiday cards, birth announcements, invitations and more, is very proud to introduce its first-ever Business Holiday Cards Collection MarketWire

IRS Tax Debt Settlement Guidelines From Fresh Start Tax, LLC, the Premier Tax Resolution Firm in the Nation Specializing in Tax Relief
Most people have absolutely no idea about Tax Relief and IRS Tax Debt Settlements. People simply hear commercials about "pennies on the dollar," and they expect a tax settlement from the IRS for a drastically reduced amount. If that were the case, then no one would pay their taxes and would file for Tax Debt Settlements every year. MarketWire

GRC Consulting Company OrangePoint Joins OpenGRC by Agiliance Program
OrangePoint, LLC, a Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) consultancy, and Agiliance® Inc MarketWire

Augere awards India's first 4G/TD-LTE contract to Ericsson
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Frost & Sullivan Recognises Rhein Chemie for Its Exceptional Product Innovation in Bioplastic Additives Market
The 2011 Frost & Sullivan Global New Product Innovation Award in the Bioplastic Additives Market is presented to Rhein Chemie for BioAdimide™. This innovative additive product has been specifically formulated for bioplastics and is poised to widen the applications of poly lactic acid (PLA) plastic. MarketWire

Coldwell Banker Real Estate Survey Reveals Home Buying Differences Between Older and Younger Baby Boomers
A new survey from Coldwell Banker Real Estate finds that 87 percent of 1,300 agents and brokers polled agree that the economy is delaying baby boomers' plans to sell their homes. That said, the desire to purchase and own a home, or more than one home, remains strong in this demographic cohort, especially so in the investment market segment MarketWire

FLABEG Develops the New Ultimate Trough(R) With up to 25 Percent Cost Savings for CSP Plants
FLABEG and schlaich bergermann und partner, both specialized in the CSP business, will be working together to make CSP technology more competitive. Since January 2010 a high level engineering team comprised of both companies is developing a brand new collector -- the Ultimate Trough® MarketWire

Cheapvuelos.es Offers a New Starting Point for Travel
Popular travel deals search site, Cheapvuelos.es, has gone full throttle, adding a host of new features that make it the starting point for travel. Whether travellers are looking for flight deals, destination information or tips and tricks for getting the most out of their trip, Cheapvuelos.es is now a great resource custom built for the Spanish market. MarketWire

The Linux Foundation Announces New Members From Throughout Europe
The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that seven Europe-based companies are joining the organization: Codethink, KeyPoint Technologies, Lanedo, Meinberg Funkuhren, Picochip, Puzzle ITC and RPA RusBITech. MarketWire

Elephant Talk and SpeakUp Sign a MVNO Contract
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 it has signed a Mobile Network Virtual Operator (MVNO) agreement with SpeakUp. MarketWire

DSM proposes two new members of Supervisory Board
Royal DSM, the global Life Sciencesand Materials Sciences company, todayannounces that at the next Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, to beheld on11 May 2012, the DSM Supervisory Board will propose appointing Mrs.VictoriaHaynes and Mrs. Eileen Kennedy as Supervisory Board members. MarketWire

Sling Media Announces Availability of SlingPlayer for Android Tablets
Sling Media, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), today announced the availability of SlingPlayer™ for tablets running versions 3.0 or later of the Android™ operating system MarketWire

TRENDnet Signs Micro-P for UK and Ireland Distribution
TRENDnet, a best-in-class networking manufacturer of wired and wireless networking solutions, today announces the availability of TRENDnet products through Micro-P, one of the UK and Ireland's leading retail and B2B technology distributors MarketWire

The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, Department of Emergency Medicine and Diginonymous Team Up to Utilize DigiGone(TM) Encrypted Software for Telemedicine Video Conferencing
The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates' (GW-MFA) Department of Emergency Medicine has reached an agreement with Diginonymous LLC to install, utilize and promote the company's powerful software-based video conferencing tool, DigiGone™ at its Worldwide Emergency Communications Center (WECC) MarketWire

AkzoNobel unveils one global identity for the Let's Colour brands
Today, AkzoNobel announced animportant step in its global Decorative Paints'marketing strategy: a single global brand identity for its retail consumerpaintrange. The Let's Colour identity includes the brands Dulux, Flexa, Levis,Alba,Coral, Sadolin, Marshall, Astral, Bruguer, Dulux Valentine, Inca, SadolinandVivechrom. MarketWire

TenCate receives major order for three TenCate Defender(TM) M fabrics
TenCate Defense & Tactical, the leading supplier of inherently flameresistant(FR) fabrics for ground troop uniforms, was selected to receive a majororderfor new TenCate Defender™ M fabrics specifically designed to meet newend-user needs to improve pant performance MarketWire

Cambridge NanoTech Adds Key Distribution Partner in China
Cambridge NanoTech, at the cutting-edge of nanotechnology development, today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Laserwort Limited, to sell and service its full line of ALD equipment. Laserwort Limited has three strategically located offices in China including Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Beijing. MarketWire

First We Reduced Its Size, Then We Reduced Its Price... Acer Aspire S3 Ultrabook(TM) Debuts for $899 in North America
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Marijuana, Inc. Changes Stock Trading Symbol From "PCIO" to "HEMP" and Begins Marketing Programs
Marijuana, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HEMP) announces its new symbol HEMP has been approved, thus signaling the aggressive launch of its various cannabis-related industry divisions to be announced in upcoming press releases starting this week. MarketWire

Agennix Announces Data From Talactoferrin Phase II Trial in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Published in Journal of Clinical Oncology
Agennix AG (FRANKFURT: AGX) today announced that data from a Phase II randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial evaluating the oral immunotherapy, talactoferrin, in patients with previously treated non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) have been published in the peer-reviewed medical journal, Journal of Clinical Oncology MarketWire

Vitria Announces M3O 3.2 Operational Intelligence Platform
Vitria announces the release of the M3O Operational Intelligence Platform v3.2 for real-time business analytics and intelligence. Built for the rapid deployment of real-time solutions, Vitria M3O enables business leaders to quickly make informed decisions in time to maximize impact MarketWire

Brown & Brown, Inc. Announces 2011 Third-Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Dates
Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE: BRO) announces that it will release its 2011 third-quarter earnings on Monday, October 17, 2011. On Tuesday, October 18, 2011, J. Powell Brown, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Cory T. Walker, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Brown & Brown, Inc MarketWire

United Community Banks, Inc. Announces Date for Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Release and Conference Call
United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCBI) today announced it will release its third quarter 2011 financial results on Thursday, October 27, 2011, before the stock market opens. The Company also will hold a conference call at 11:00 a.m. ET on the same day to discuss its financial results, business highlights and outlook. MarketWire

Vicor Corporation Conference Call Notification
Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today released instructions for its quarterly investor conference call, which will be held on Tuesday, October 25, 2011, beginning promptly at 5:00 p.m. (Eastern). Patrizio Vinciarelli, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer, and James A MarketWire

Healthcare Services Group, Inc. Reports Results for the Three and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2011 and Declares Increased Third Quarter 2011 Cash Dividend
Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCSG) reported that revenues for the three months ended September 30, 2011 increased over 12% to $218,929,000 compared to $195,114,000 for the same 2010 period. Net income for the three months ended September 30, 2011 increased 9% to $9,996,000 or $ MarketWire

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