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India and Germany sign Social Security Agreement
India and Germany have signed a comprehensive Social Security Agreement (SSA) to enhance cooperation on social security between the nations. ANI

Mukherjee to attend G-20 Finance Ministers', Central Bank Governors' meeting in Paris
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will leave for Paris on a three-day visit today evening to attend the G-20 Finance Ministers' and Central Bank Governors' meeting, which is scheduled to be held there on October 14 and 15. ANI

Economic growth does not ensure gender equality, says Jairam Ramesh
Expressing concern over the excess female and infant mortality rates in various states of the country, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has said that economic growth does not necessarily translate into gender equality. ANI

Wall Street Journal accused of buying own papers to boost circulation
One of media tycoon Rupert Murdoch's most senior European executives has resigned in the wake of reports that News Corporation's flagship newspaper, the Wall Street Journal, was buying its own papers to boost sales. ANI

Alix Resources (TSXV:AIX) Reports 256 Metres of 1.50 Grams per Tonne Gold and 93 Metres of 1.39 Grams per Tonne Gold from Alaska's Valdez Creek Mining District - Video on www.investmentpitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, October 13, 2011 - Alix Resources (TSXV:AIX) (Frankfurt:37N) accounted for 3 1/2% of yesterday's total volume on the TSX Venture Exchange, with the shares closing at $0.17, a gain of 36% on volume of 6.4 million shares, following the report of drill results.InvestmentPitch.com has produced a ""video news alert"" about Alix Resources ACN Newswire

AerCap Holdings N.V. Announces Third Quarter 2011 Transactions
AerCap Holdings N.V. ("AerCap," "the Company", NYSE: AER) today announced the completion of the following transactions during the third quarter 2011:- Signed new lease agreements for five aircraft,- Delivered nine aircraft under lease agreements,- Purchased four aircraft, and- Sold six aircraft, and signed contracts for the sale of one aircraft from our managed portfolio ACN Newswire

Philippine Investment Summit for Global Fund Managers, 27 October in Manila
To promote the Philippines as a leading investment destination in Asia, investment bank First Metro Investment Corporation together with the country's top conglomerates are hosting The Philippine Investment Summit for Global Fund Managers on 27 October 2011 at Makati Shangri-La, Philippines ACN Newswire

UC RUSAL Presents "Hong Kong - Moscow: Everyday Heroes" TV Series
UC RUSAL (SEHK: 486, EuroNext: RUSAL/RUAL), the world's largest aluminium producer, is pleased to announce the launch of the "Hong Kong - Moscow: Everyday Heroes" TV series. The five-part programme will introduce audiences to people from Hong Kong and Russia contributing to the society in common ways and driven by the same values and aspirations ACN Newswire

New Gadget Zones Debut at World's Largest Electronics Fair
Two new gadget zones take centre stage at the HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition) and electronicAsia, which opened today and run until 16 October at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.More than 3,700 exhibitors (and over5,300 booths) from 28 countries and regions a new exhibitor record are on hand for the concurrent electronics fairs ACN Newswire

New Cooperation in Payments Industry; German Banking Industry Committee Signs Frame Agreement with JCB
The German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) and JCB International (JCBI) today announced their alliance for the issuing of JCB and girocard co-badged cards in Germany. The GBIC is operating the leading German debit card system "girocard" and unifies the five associations of the German banking industry. It is also a member of Euro Alliance of Payment Schemes ACN Newswire

Electric-equipments.com: HP Continued to Lead The Global PC Market in Q3
According to the recent released data of Electric-equipments.com, Hewlett-Packard in the third quarter of 2011 continued to occupy the first place in the global PC market. Lenovo moved up to the second place, continuing the growing momentum in the environment of the decreasing demand. Electric-equipments.com (http://www.electric-equipments ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Laboratories Develops World's First Datacenter Simulator for Promptly Predicting the Total Energy Consumption and Evaluating Energy-Saving Control of Datacenters
Fujitsu Laboratories Limited and Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe Limited today announced development of the world's first simulation technology that can instantly test for changes in power consumption throughout a datacenter - where numerous servers are operated - when operating status of servers or air-conditioning equipment is altered ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Develops Optical Amplifier Technology for Next Generation Optical Access Systems
Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Laboratories Limited today announced the development of optical amplifier technology for use in optical access systems that link subscribers to central offices. The new optical amplifier technology has the ability to quadruple the splitting number and double transmission distance ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Develops Technology Enabling Speech-Based Information Retrieval from Smartphones
Fujitsu Laboratories Limited today announced the development of speech interface technology that enables users to retrieve a variety of information by simply speaking into a smartphone, without having to look at the smartphone's display ACN Newswire

Hitachi Opens First R&D Centre in Bangalore, India
Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE: HIT/TSE: 6501, "Hitachi") today announced the opening of the Hitachi India R&D Centre in Bangalore, India. This is the first research base for the Hitachi Group in India, as part of its efforts to promote efficient business development based on local needs in the rapidly growing Indian economy.The new R&D Centre will be directly operated by Hitachi India Pvt ACN Newswire

Conax Introducing Over-the-Top Content Security for Indian Pay-TV Distribution
Global security provider Conax will introduce its solution for securely uniting traditional broadcast and broadband content distribution to Indian pay-tv operators at SCaT in Mumbai this week ACN Newswire

Deer Horn Metals (TSXV:DHM) Intercepts 35.4 Metres of 4.12 Grams per Tonne Gold, 94.4 Grams per Tonne Silver and 115ppm Tellurium - Video Summary Posted on www.investmentpitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, October 12, 2011 - Deer Horn Metals (TSXV:DHM) released the first set of assays from its 2011 work program on the Deer Horn property yesterday, prior to the opening of the market. Volume jumped to 2.3 million shares, considerably higher than the normal volumes.InvestmentPitch.com has produced a ""video news alert"" about Deer Horn Metals ACN Newswire

Ashland expands global Natrosol(TM) hydroxyethylcellulose production
WILMINGTON, Del.­ - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) is responding to strong demand for Natrosol(TM) hydroxyethylcellulose (HEC) by expanding HEC production across its global network through capacity additions at its facilities in Nanjing, China, and Zwijndrecht, the Netherlands ACN Newswire

Cerro Grande Mining (TSX:CEG) Receives Buy Recommendation from Fundamental Research - Video Summary Posted on www.InvestmentPitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, October 12, 2011 - Fundamental Research analyst Siddharth Rajeev has initiated coverage on Cerro Grande Mining (TSX:GEG) (OTCQX:CEGMF), giving the company a speculative buy recommendation, and a target price of $0.95, approximately 50% higher than the current price of $0.61.InvestmentPitch ACN Newswire

ValGold Resources (TSXV:VAL) Acquiring Past Producing Gold-Silver Mine and Surrounding Region in Western Ukraine - Video Summary Posted on www.InvestmentPitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, October 12, 2011 - ValGold Resources (TSXV:VAL) is acquiring a 75% interest in a private Ukrainian company, Klinservis - Center Ltd, which holds a 25 year mining license for the MBK project in western Ukraine ACN Newswire

Alpine Data Labs Co-Founder and CEO Outlines Predictive Analytics Roadmap at Sierra Ventures 6th Annual CIO Summit
Alpine Data Labs, developer of the first solution for Big Data predictive insight, outlined its plan to address the basic hurdles to enterprise-scale analytics at the Sierra Ventures 6th Annual CIO Summit, where Co-founder and CEO Anderson Wong presented a visionary roadmap for predictive analytics to a who's who of tech titans. MarketWire

Westeel Expands European Presence With New Branch Office in Madrid
Westeel, one of Canada's foremost suppliers of steel storage products and grain handling equipment, is announcing the addition of a new branch office in Madrid, Spain. Opening in late 2011, the Madrid office will be the gateway to Westeel's operations in Europe and will house sales, marketing and application engineering support functions. MarketWire

Panasonic Provides Integrated Telephony Solution for Healthcare Facilities
Panasonic System Networks Company of America today announced an expanded solution partnership with communication applications company Poltys Inc., which includes the Direct Care Connect Application for the healthcare market MarketWire

American CryoStem Opens Stem Cell Processing and Storage Laboratory
American CryoStem Corporation (OTCBB: CRYO) is pleased to announce the Opening of our FDA registered tissue processing facility, located in Mount Laurel NJ. To date, the laboratory has processed in excess of 100 adipose tissue samples for long term storage of the adipose derived stem cells and regenerative cells. MarketWire

Pool Boys Red Carpet Premieres in Hollywood, California
Seven Arts Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ: SAPX) ("Seven Arts") announced that its feature film "The Pool Boys" Red Carpet premiered last night at the famous Grauman's Chinese Theater in Hollywood, California. MarketWire

SolarWinds to Announce Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results on Thursday, October 27 and Present at Upcoming Analyst Day and Investor Conferences
SolarWinds® (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced that it will release its financial results for the third quarter of 2011 at approximately 7:00 a.m. CT (8:00 a.m. ET/5:00 a.m. PT) on Thursday, October 27, 2011 MarketWire

Symantec Announces 2011 Partner Award Winners at Partner Engage
Symantec Partner Engage 2011 -- Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced the 2011 North American Partner Award winners at the company's annual partner conference, Symantec Partner Engage 2011. The Symantec Partner Awards recognize partners who have invested in Symantec and demonstrated expertise and success in key solution areas and growth markets MarketWire

Hurd Announces Nationwide Launch of New Ultra-R Windows With R-Values up to an Unprecedented R-20
Hurd Windows and Doors announced the introduction of its newest product with groundbreaking glazing technology, the Ultra-R glazed window. This innovative product from Hurd will make its national debut at the Remodeling Show in Chicago, October 13-15, 2011. The new Ultra-R glass option with Heat Mirror technology, which is not offered by any other leading U.S MarketWire

Aurora Gold Corp Announces the Appointment of Agustin Gomez de Segura as Chairman of the Board and Ross Doyle as Director and CFO
Aurora Gold Corporation (the "Company," or "Aurora") (OTCQB: ARXG), is a mineral exploration company focusing on exploration and development in the Tapajos Gold Province, State of Pará, Brazil. MarketWire

Nightmare Prepares to Scare the Pants Off Guests for Halloween
Vampires, twisted clowns and zombies await guests at Fairplex's third annual Halloween thriller Nightmare... A Haunted Attraction, presented by Vive Lounge, a new Tequila bar in downtown Pomona. Teens and adults won't want to miss the scarefest, sure to chill the bones of anyone daring to enter! MarketWire

Berkeley Bionics Becomes Ekso Bionics
Berkeley Bionics, designer and creator of exoskeletons that physically augment humans, has rebranded both the company name and its product line. From this day forward, the company shall be known as Ekso Bionics, and eLEGS, a device that powers wheelchair users up and gets them standing and walking again, becomes Ekso. MarketWire

Verecloud Announces Promotion to Offer 12,000 Microsoft(R) Exchange 2010 Accounts for Free for an Entire Year
Verecloud, Inc. (OTCBB: VCLD), innovators in the emerging cloud computing services business, today announced that it has launched a unique promotion, offering 12,000 Microsoft Exchange 2010 accounts for free for an entire year, on a first come, first served basis. MarketWire

The New Le Boat 1500 Series - The Vision
Le Boat's new Le Boat 1500 Series - The Vision is unique to Le Boat and unlike any other cruiser on the waterways. The Vision boasts the very latest marine and green technology for efficient and effortless cruising. MarketWire

AER Energy Announces Agreement to Purchase Three Texas Leases From Rehoboth Oil & Gas, LLC
AER Energy Resources, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AERN) has successfully signed an agreement with Rehoboth Oil & Gas, LLC of Baytown, TX for the purchase of three oil and gas leases for producing wells in Young County, Texas and Archer County, Texas with closing to be no later than November 15, 2011. MarketWire

Country Music Legend Vince Gill Named Grand Marshal for Nashville Christmas Parade
Nashville Mayor Karl Dean announced today that Country Music Hall of Fame legend Vince Gill will serve as Grand Marshal for the 59th Annual Nashville Christmas Parade on December 2nd. MarketWire

Red Bull Fuel + Fury Blazes Into Wrigleyville
On Saturday, November 5, eight of the globe's top snowmobilers will ascend into the night sky for Red Bull Fuel + Fury. The freestyle snowmobiling competition will place Wrigley Field, one of the Chicago's most storied landmarks, into uncharted territory -- the center of an extreme machine playground MarketWire

Conde Nast Traveler Readers Voted The Fearrington House a 2011 World's Best Hotel & No. 3 Best Small Hotel in the U.S.
Conde Nast Traveler just announced the results of its 2011 Readers' Choice Awards, ranking the best cities, islands, cruise lines, airlines, hotels, resorts, and car rental agencies worldwide. With the results in, The Fearrington House Inn was voted among the World's Top 70 Hotels and the No. 3 Top Small Hotel in the United States. MarketWire

Act-On Software Selects PowerDialer for Salesforce 4.0 by InsideSales.com
InsideSales.com, the leading sales automation provider for inside sales professionals, today announced that Act-On Software has selected PowerDialer for Salesforce 4.0 to leverage sales results. Act-On specializes in marketing automation and based on ease of rollout, feature set, support standards, industry leadership and overall results; selected InsideSales.com. MarketWire

Hold-Free Networks Wins Title of "CTIA 2011 Hottest in Show"
Hold-Free Networks, the leading provider of Web 2.0 customer service solutions, today announced it received the CTIA Hot for the Holidays Award in the "Hottest in Show" competition. The third annual Hot for the Holidays Awards honored the most innovative, functional, creative and cutting-edge mobile consumer products and applications MarketWire

Willbros Provides Update on Financial Objectives for 2011
Willbros Group, Inc. (NYSE: WG) provided today an update on its previously announced objective to strengthen its balance sheet. MarketWire

Revel Consulting Named One of Washington State's Fastest-Growing Companies for Third Straight Year
Revel Consulting (www.revelconsulting.com), a leading business management consulting firm, was recognized for the third year in a row as one of Washington State's 100 fastest-growing companies by the Puget Sound Business Journal at an awards event last night MarketWire

Hansen Medical to Exhibit Magellan(TM) Robotic System at Vascular InterVentional Advances Conference
Hansen Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: HNSN), a global leader in flexible robotics and the developer of robotic technology for accurate 3D control of catheter movement, today announced it will exhibit its Magellan™ Robotic System at the Vascular InterVentional Advances (VIVA) conference, from October 18-21 at the Wynn in Las Vegas MarketWire

APHL Commends US Public Laboratories' Participation in EPA Region 7 & 8 Full Scale Exercises
APHL applauds the 27 public health, environmental, drinking water and agricultural laboratories that have demonstrated their commitment to emergency preparedness by voluntarily participating in the Region 7 and 8 full-scale exercise on October 14-21 (laboratory portion runs from October 17-21) MarketWire

Quantum to Present on Effectively Managing Big Data Growth at GEOINT 2011
Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM), a proven global expert in data protection and big data management, announced today that Patrick Thomas, strategic alliance manager, will present at GEOINT 2011 Symposium on architecting solutions to meet the big data needs of the intelligence community. The conference takes place October 16-19 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. MarketWire

Biamp Systems Brings InfoComm's AV Week to Oregon and the Local Community
Biamp® Systems, a leading provider of innovative, networked media systems that power the world's most sophisticated audio/video systems, brings awareness of the AV industry and AV Week to Oregon MarketWire

PulsePoint to Sponsor Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, October 17-19
PulsePoint, a digital media technology company, announced today its role as supporting sponsor of the eighth annual Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, CA on October 17-19 MarketWire

CafePress Launches Online Fan Portal Based on Classic Films in the Universal Pictures Library
CafePress, The World's Customization Engine™, announced today an all-new online fan portal tied to some of Universal Pictures' best-known films, bringing fans a new way to interact with the film studio's hit movies. For the first time, consumers can create their own personalized t shirts, apparel and products inspired by Universal Pictures properties including E.T MarketWire

Dual Model Grand Openings This Saturday, Oct. 15th at the Award-Winning Rosedale Community, Where It's All Happening
This fall has become a favorite season for Southland homebuyers who have been participating in exciting events and discovering incredible new home values at Rosedale, recently awarded Community of the Year* MarketWire

Chipworks Posts Teardown Images of Apple iPhone 4S
Chipworks announced it has posted initial results of its Apple iPhone 4S teardown and will continuously update images and information as it comes out of its labs over the next 48 hours. The focus of this analysis is on the die level to provide information that is not readily available at the board level. MarketWire

Chartwells School Dining Services Officially Launches Lunch Program in Beverly Hills Unified School District (BHUSD)
Chartwells School Dining Services, a division of Charlotte, NC-based Compass Group, proudly announced the opening of the Beverly Café at Beverly Hills Unified School District in Beverly High School yesterday with two official ribbon cuttings. The first ribbon cutting, for the students, took place at the beginning of lunch MarketWire

mPhase Technologies Granted Access to Technical Facilities at Argonne National Labs
mPhase Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: XDSL) reported today that it has been granted access to use the technical facilities at the Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM), Argonne National Labs, Illinois, based on the acceptance of a technical proposal submitted for user-initiated nanoscience & nanotechnology research MarketWire

Chicago Public Schools Celebrate National School Lunch Week With Rachael Ray's Yum-o! Windy City Chicken
Today, Chicago Public School students enjoyed a special meal: Rachael Ray's Yum-o! Windy City Chicken. In celebration of National School Lunch Week, October 10-14, Rachael Ray and her Yum-o! Organization, Chicago Public Schools (CPS), Chartwells-Thompson and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), teamed up to develop this great tasting meal for Chicago students. MarketWire

Tofino's Long Beach Lodge Resort and Wickaninnish Inn Ranked Among Top Four "Best Resorts in Canada" by Conde Nast Traveler Readers
Tourism Tofino www.tourismtofino.com today announced that Long Beach Lodge Resort and the Wickaninnish Inn have placed third and fourth respectively among Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards "Best Resorts in Canada." MarketWire

Breast Center at Floyd Partners With Medline to Showcase Art Created by Cancer Survivors
With breast cancer affecting one out of every eight American women, most people know someone who has been touched by this often deadly disease. A new art exhibit at The Breast Center at Floyd in Rome, Ga., gives voice to those whose lives have been touched by women's cancers. MarketWire

ChemSW and 3E to Host Webcast on How to Seamlessly Integrate MSDSs With Chemical Inventory Management
ChemSW, Inc. and 3E Company will host a joint webcast on How to Seamlessly Integrate MSDSs and Chemical Inventory Management to be held on October 25, 2011 from 10:30-11:30am PDT / 1:30pm-2:30pm EDT. MarketWire

Consumer-Friendly Debt Collection Agency -- CFS II -- Will Expand Nationwide, Adding Five New Call Centers
Led by industry icon, and tireless crusader, CEO Bill Bartmann, CFS II, the country's leading debt collection agency, will expand its operations nationwide. Currently, CFS II is focusing its attention on nine states -- Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Nevada, Ohio, Michigan, Texas, Virginia and Florida -- from which five will be chosen MarketWire

Sesame Communications Named to Washington's 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies
Sesame Communications (http://www.sesamecommunications.com), the leading provider of cloud-based patient connection systems, today announced it was recognized as number 47 on the Washington 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies List MarketWire

HOT GIRLS PEARLS Recognizes National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM). Since the program began in 1985, mammography rates have more than doubled for women age 50 and older and breast cancer deaths have declined. MarketWire

Becthel Workers Honored at Celebration of Power Facility
More than 200 Bechtel construction workers were honored during an event to celebrate construction of the Russell City Energy Center (RCEC) in Hayward, California. Bechtel is the engineering, procurement, and construction contractor for the 620-megawatt, combined-cycle facility MarketWire

SecureAlert, Inc. Announces Three Newly Issued Patents in 2011, Increasing Intellectual Property Portfolio to 13 Patents Issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO")
SecureAlert, Inc. (OTCBB: SCRA) (OTCQB: SCRA), a national leader in offender intervention and tracking technologies widely used by public safety agencies throughout the United States and expanding globally, announced today that it has just received the third of three patents issued to the Company from the United States Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO") this year MarketWire

CloudFloor to Host Webinar to Discuss New White Paper, "DNS in the Cloud: Critical, Different, and Difficult"
CloudFloor, a division of Everbridge Inc., announced the publication of a new white paper by the Yankee Group on behalf of CloudFloor titled, "DNS in the Cloud: Critical, Different and Difficult." A free webinar on DNS in the Cloud, featuring Yankee Group Vice President Jennifer Pigg, author of the white paper, will take place on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 2:00pm (EDT) MarketWire

Energizer Partners With Global Charity One Million Lights and Sponsors Night Races Around the World in Support of Its now that's positivenergy(TM) Platform
More than 1.6 billion people worldwide lack access to electricity and depend on costly and health-hazardous kerosene lamps.(1) Given this urgent need for safe and reliable lighting, Energizer (NYSE: ENR) is teaming up with the non-profit organization One Million Lights on a unique event to shed light on this important cause: the Energizer Night Race for a Brighter World. MarketWire

Fish & Richardson Named Top IP Law Firm Representing America's Largest Corporations
Fish & Richardson today announced that it has been named the #1 intellectual property (IP) litigation law firm for America's largest corporations in Corporate Counsel's 10th annual "Who Represents America's Biggest Companies?" survey. Fish was listed as outside IP litigation counsel by 13 Fortune 100 companies including 3M Company; Google, Inc MarketWire

Bosch home appliances Now Gives Homeowners the Chance to Shop Online With New Website
Bosch home appliances launched a new website making it easier to find ENERGY STAR appliances for the home. Whether you are upgrading appliances, or doing a complete kitchen remodel, the Bosch website allows guests to browse, research, and now purchase appliances from the comfort of your own home. MarketWire

Christina Luis of EXIT Realty Corp. International Named as Finalist in 8th Annual Stevie(R) Awards for Women in Business
Christina Luis, Senior Corporate Administrator of EXIT Realty Corp. International, was named a Finalist in the Employee of the Year category in the 8th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business. MarketWire

Children's Book Author Wants Our Children to Know More About Geography
In March, Senator Thad Cochran introduced a bill that would fund a four-year, $60 million program to enhance the teaching of geography in public schools around the country. Currently in committee, the bill was applauded by few people as loudly as Lisa Manzione. MarketWire

IDG Enterprise Launches CITE Conference & Expo to Address Opportunities and Challenges of 'Consumerization of IT in the Enterprise'
IDG Enterprise -- the media company comprising CFOworld, CIO, CIO Executive Council, Computerworld, CSO, DEMO, InfoWorld, ITworld and Network World -- announces the launch of the first enterprise conference devoted exclusively to the consumerization of IT in the enterprise (CITE) MarketWire

Association of Management Consulting Firms to Hold Inaugural Awards Program for Consulting Industry
The Association of Management Consulting Firms (AMCF) is pleased to announce its first annual awards program to celebrate excellence in management consulting. The 2012 AMCF Awards will spotlight the most innovative and effective projects over the past year. MarketWire

iPass CEO to Present at TechAmerica Investor Conference on November 8
iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS), a leading provider of mobility services for enterprises and service providers, today announced that Evan Kaplan, president and CEO of iPass, will be presenting at the TechAmerica Conference on Tuesday, November 8th at the Manchester Grand Hyatt hotel in San Diego. MarketWire

IndyCar Champion Dario Franchitti Joins Simraceway(TM) Development Team
Ignite Game Technologies, the online gaming company focused on building a new form of auto racing game -- Simraceway (http://simraceway.com/) -- today announced it has signed Dario Franchitti, the three-time IndyCar Series Champion, two-time Indianapolis 500 winner, and current Championship points leader, to work on the soon-to-be-launched online racing game, Simraceway. MarketWire

CereScan First in Rocky Mountain Region to Offer New Test to Help Identify Parkinson's Disease
CereScan, a Denver-based brain imaging center, is the first center in the Rocky Mountain Region to offer DaTscan, the first Food and Drug Administration-approved imaging agent to help diagnose patients with suspected Parkinsonian syndromes, such as Parkinson's disease -- a neurodegenerative disorder that afflicts nearly 1 MarketWire

Angie's List, ExactTarget and Slingshot SEO Present Webinar on Discovering the Untapped Potential of Email + Search
Three of the top national companies in online marketing are hosting a free webinar to share insights and marketing strategies that have helped shape one of the country's leading brands and powered them to the top of the Inc. 500 National Consumer Marketer list. MarketWire

MADE Holdings(TM) LLC, Announces Partnership With Academy Award Winning Producer Gene Kirkwood and His Kirkwood-Elliot Productions Banner
MADE Holdings™ LLC, headquartered in Greensboro, GA has acquired an ownership position in Kirkwood-Elliot Productions, LLC, an established Hollywood production and management company, (financial details have not been disclosed). MarketWire

Costamare Inc. Sets the Date for Its Third Quarter 2011 Results Release, Conference Call and Webcast
Costamare Inc. (NYSE: CMRE) announced today that it will release its results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2011 after the market closes in New York on Wednesday, October 26, 2011. On the following day, Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 8:30 a.m. EDT, Costamare's management team will hold a conference call to discuss the financial results. MarketWire

Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis Adds 19 Attorneys, Expands Several Core Practice Groups
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, Nashville's oldest and largest law firm, today announced the addition of 19 new attorneys to the following key practice groups: MarketWire

BancVue Partnering With PayPal to Offer Peer-to-Peer Money Transfer Technology
BancVue, the leading provider of innovative products, dynamic marketing, and data-driven consulting solutions to community banks and credit unions around the country, today announced the firm has partnered with PayPal to offer its clients the newest technology in peer-to-peer money transfers. MarketWire

Dockwise Ltd : Dockwise files waiver request with lenders
Breda, the Netherlands, 13 October 2011. Dockwise Ltd. announces it hasfiled awaiver request on a single covenant with its lender syndicate, forcontingencypurposes. On October 5(th) 2011, Dockwise announced a comprehensive package ofmeasuresto ensure that, under current market circumstances, Dockwise remains withinitsleverage ratio as agreed with the lender syndicate MarketWire

BidSync Honored as One of Utah's Fastest Growing Companies
BidSync, a national leader in government e-procurement, e-sourcing software and bid notifications, today announced it was named Utah's 19th fastest growing company at the annual Mountain West Capital Network Utah 100 Awards event. MarketWire

Stampede Puts Business Owners in Charge of Daily Deals
Everyone is buzzing about daily deals, but there's been little chatter about how deep discounts are affecting the backbone of the industry: local merchants. MarketWire

ITRI's Two Breakthrough Green Technologies, i2R e-Paper(TM) and HyTAC(TM), Receive 2011 R&D 100 Awards
ITRI (Industrial Technology Research Institute), Taiwan's largest and one of the world's leading high-tech research and development institutions, will accept two 2011 R&D 100 Awards this evening in Orlando, Fla MarketWire

2012 Medicare Supplement Insurance Plans: 5 Tips for Smart Consumers According to MedicareSupplementShop.com
Medicare plans in 2012 will be changing due to health care reform and other external factors. Updates to Medicare are now underway beginning with the Annual Enrollment Period, which begins October 15th, 2011, a full month earlier than previous years, and extends through December 7th, 2011 MarketWire

Smart Card Alliance Advances North American Adoption of NFC With New Conference and Web Resources
With major Near Field Communication (NFC) programs underway with Google and Isis, and the imminent arrival of millions of NFC-enabled handsets for consumers, NFC is gaining momentum in the U.S MarketWire

TeleCommunication Systems' CEO Re-Elected to the CTIA-The Wireless Association(R) Board of Directors
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced that Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of the Board, Maurice B. Tosé, has been re-elected to the board of directors of CTIA-The Wireless Association® MarketWire

WEIL QUARANTA, P.A. Announces Jury Trial Set for Pacific Life Flex XII 412(i) Insurance Policies in U.S. District Court Ft. Lauderdale Florida on December 19, 2011
United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida, the Honorable Kathleen M. Williams, has scheduled a specially set jury trial in the case styled Zarrella Construction Co., et. al. v. Pacific Life Insurance Company, Case No. 10-cv-60754-WILLIAMS, commencing December 19, 2011 in Fort. Lauderdale, Florida MarketWire

Melissa Hall Joins First Foundation Bank's San Diego Office
Melissa Hall has joined First Foundation Bank ("FFB") as a Vice President of Trust Administration. FFB is a wholly owned subsidiary of First Foundation Inc. ("First Foundation"), a financial firm since 1990 that provides integrated investment management, wealth planning, consulting, trust and banking services MarketWire

Extra Holidays by Wyndham Invites Travelers to Celebrate Halloween by Booking Last Minute Travel Deals
Extra Holidays by Wyndham is seeking travelers who want to celebrate Halloween with some of its scariest specials in Florida, California and South Carolina. Check out new travel deals posted on Facebook or Twitter. MarketWire

Zepol Reports September Vessel Imports Decrease 6.73%
Zepol Corporation, the leading trade intelligence company, reports that U.S. import shipment volume for September, measured in TEUs, decreased 6.73% from August and showed a similar decrease of 4.52% from September of 2010. The total number of shipments also decreased almost 9% from August while also showing a decrease of 2.31% from September of 2010. Year to date, total TEUs are up 1 MarketWire

Allscripts Deploys the IXIASOFT DITA CMS to Streamline its Documentation Workflow
IXIASOFT, the XML content management market leader, is pleased to announce that Allscripts, the leading global provider of Electronic Health Records and other technologies essential to creating a Connected Community of Health™, has deployed the DITA CMS to manage its documentation process. MarketWire

Freedom Power Systems, Inc., a Subsidiary of Vicor Corporation, Recognized for Excellence by Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems
Raytheon Company presented supplier excellence awards to 39 companies for their exceptional performance in supporting the company's Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) business during 2011 at its annual Supplier Excellence Awards Dinner held on Sept. 26 in Los Angeles, California. MarketWire

"Bravo" to Success at Oakwood Homes, LLC
Bravo Wellness would like to congratulate its client, Oakwood Homes, LLC, on its recent successes and milestones from the past month MarketWire

Leading Publisher SBI Energy Announces Launch of Comprehensive Consumer Market Research Database
SBI Energy, a leading energy market research publisher, announced today the launch of the new SBI Energy Knowledge Center, an online platform that offers users easy access to an exhaustive collection of data and analysis covering the energy markets. MarketWire

NeuLion Partners With The Whistle to Create First Multi-Platform Sports Media Destination for Kids
NeuLion, Inc. (TSX: NLN), the true end-to-end technology service provider for delivering live and on-demand content to any Internet-enabled device, today announced a new partnership with The Whistle to provide a dedicated online video experience with sports content designed specifically for kids MarketWire

National Bankshares, Inc. Reports Increased Net Income for First Three Quarters of 2011
National Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: NKSH) today announced that it had net income of nearly $4.51 million in the third quarter of 2011, an increase of 12.81% over the nearly $4.0 million reported for the same period of 2010. The financial holding company posted net income of $12.75 million for the nine months ended September 30, 2011, up by $987 thousand, or 8 MarketWire

Dorchester Minerals, L.P. Announces Its Third Quarter Distribution
Dorchester Minerals, L.P. (NASDAQ: DMLP) announced today the Partnership's third quarter 2011 cash distribution. The distribution of $0.455546 per common unit represents activity for the three-month period ended September 30, 2011 and is payable on November 3, 2011 to common unitholders of record as of October 24, 2011. MarketWire

Taft University Awards IT Visionary With Honorary Doctorate
William Howard Taft University honors founder and Chief Executive Officer of International Association of IT Asset Managers, Inc. (IAITAM) -- Barbara Rembiesa -- with an Honorary Doctorate of Letters for her contributions to the field of I.T. Asset Management (ITAM) and her extensive philanthropic contributions to the community. Yesterday Dr MarketWire

Theravance to Report Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results on October 27, 2011
Theravance, Inc. (NASDAQ: THRX) announced today that it will release financial results for the period ended September 30, 2011 after market close on Thursday, October 27, 2011. MarketWire

MOP Environmental Solutions Founder Charles M. Diamond Dead at 69
MOP Environmental Solutions, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MOPN) today announced the death of its founding President and CEO, Charles M. Diamond, inventor of the Maximum Oil Pickup (MOP) line of oil cleanup products as well as a host of other products. MarketWire

UPDATE: Dana Holding Corporation Distinguishes Itself as the Technology Innovation Leader in the Driveline Manufacturing Industry, Notes Frost & Sullivan
Based on its recent analysis of the commercial vehicle drivelines market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Dana Holding Corporation with the 2011 North American Frost & Sullivan Technology Innovation Award for its Spicer Diamond™ Series driveshaft MarketWire

eEye Releases Retina CS Community, the Industry's Most Robust Free Security Software
eEye Digital Security, the company that provides Security in Context, today announced the general availability of its free Retina CS Community product, the first and only IT security product to integrate vulnerability management along with patching for both Microsoft and common third-party applications from a single console at no cost to organizations. MarketWire

eEye Releases New Version of Retina CS With Vulnerability Management for Mobile Devices
eEye Digital Security, the company that provides Security in Context, today released a new version of Retina CS, which dramatically reduces security risks in physical and mobile environments MarketWire

Consumer Goods Technology Announces Jim Carroll as Keynote Speaker for 2011 Business & Technology Leadership Conference
Trends and innovation expert Jim Carroll will deliver the keynote address at this year's premier Consumer Goods Business & Technology Leadership Conference, October 23-25, 2011 at the Ritz Carleton Grand Lakes in Orlando, Fla MarketWire

Auto Club Launches GPS-Based Teen Driver Coaching Device
A new coaching device is now available free of charge to Automobile Club of Southern California insured members with teen drivers also insured through the Auto Club. As part of an ongoing program to enhance teen driver safety and to recognize National Teen Driver Safety Week starting October 16, the Auto Club began offering the GPS device through its AAA OnBoard® Teen Safe Driver Program. MarketWire

Global Winter Wonderland Makes Its U.S. Premiere, California's Great America Parking Lot, Santa Clara, November 25 - January 2, 2012, www.globalwonderland.org
Want to see the world without leaving California? Then take a journey to the San Francisco Bay Area for the Global Winter Wonderland (www.globalwonderland.org). Making its historic United States debut, this family-friendly festival of lights lets you travel the world in just one day. MarketWire

Jamie Howell Joins With Luba Muzichenko at Zephyr Real Estate
Zephyr Real Estate has announced the addition of Jamie Howell, long-time San Francisco Realtor, to its organization. Howell began his real estate career in San Francisco in 1989 and has worked at a number of brokerages over the years. MarketWire

New Report Reveals Opportunities for Bank Marketers to Find New Routes to Revenue Beyond Levying Fees for Basic Banking Services
A tighter economy is forcing consumers to become more educated about their finances and banks have the opportunity to mentor and help with more personalized counseling and convenient services, reports the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council. MarketWire

Angie's List Reaches 1 Million Paid Households Milestone
Angie's List, a subscription consumer review service that helps customers find the best local service providers, has surpassed the 1-million, paid households milestone. MarketWire

TIE Technologies Announces Teaming Agreement Between LMS France and Smart Environmental Systems, Inc.
TIE Technologies, Inc MarketWire

UPDATE: MediaTechnics Acquires Biomass Fuel Development Company for Just Over $1,000,000
MediaTechnics Corporation (PINKSHEETS: MEDT) is pleased to announce that it has acquired Clean Energy Production Company of San Diego, California ("CEPC") in exchange for Rule 144 restricted preferred and restricted common stock for a total purchase price of $1,024,000, with a minimum twelve month restriction from resale. MarketWire

Vertical Solutions, Inc. Positioned in 2011 "Magic Quadrant for Field Service Management"
Vertical Solutions, Inc. (VSI), a developer of CRM and service management solutions, announces it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Niche Players quadrant of the 2011 "Magic Quadrant for Field Service Management(i)." In addition, the company was listed in the "Magic Quadrant for CRM Customer Service Contact Centers(ii) MarketWire

Children's/YA Market Growth "Stunted" in 2012 by Borders Group Closure
A recent report by media and publishing forecast firm Simba Information expects the growth of the multibillion-dollar children's and young adult publishing market in the U.S. will be stunted in 2012 as the industry adjusts to a smaller book retailing footprint. MarketWire

Clubpennystocks Alert WatchList: SBRCY Sberbank Of Russia (SBRCY), RAYS (Raystream Inc), AAPL (Apple Inc), AERN (AER Energy Resources), LSTG (Lonestar Gold), and EMIS (Emisphere Technologies)
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Digital Lumens to Host Webinar October 19
Digital Lumens, the leader in intelligent lighting solutions, will host a webinar on the benefits of next-generation, intelligent lighting, titled "Dollars and Sense: Why it Pays to Be Smart," on Wednesday, October 19 at 11:00 a.m. E.T. MarketWire

Humbug Fraud Prevention, Detection & Analytics Now Compatible With Over 220 PBX Models
Humbug Telecom Labs, provider of carrier-class fraud prevention, detection and telecom analytics for any size business, today announced its compatibility with 220+ PBX models from 66 of the leading vendors. AGG Software has partnered with Humbug to provide a PBX plug-in that enables companies to connect their existing PBXs to the analytic and fraud tools provided by Humbug Labs MarketWire

Jaclyn Reports Second Quarter Financial Results
Jaclyn, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: JCLY) (OTCQX: JCLY) today reported financial results for the second quarter ended August 31, 2011. MarketWire

Vishay Siliconix Introduces Six New Low-Voltage Dual SPST Analog Switches in Ultra-Small 2 mm by 2 mm TDFN and 5 mm by 3 mm MSOP Packages
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today released six new low-voltage, high-precision dual single-pole single-throw (SPST) analog switches in space-saving TDFN and MSOP surface-mount packages. The DG721/2/3 and DG2537/8/9 deliver low power dissipation and low-switching-noise performance for signal integrity and system accuracy. MarketWire

California Water Service Group Schedules Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Results Announcement and Teleconference
California Water Service Group (NYSE: CWT) today announced that its third quarter earnings results will be released after the market-close on Wednesday, October 26, 2011, and its teleconference will be held at 11 a.m. EDT on Thursday, October 27, 2011. MarketWire

Rolfe Named New Market Manager at TopLine Federal Credit Union's Plymouth Location
Holli Rolfe has joined TopLine Federal Credit Union as the market manager for TopLine's Plymouth branch location at 4190 Vinewood Lane. She joins TopLine from The Bank of Elk River where she managed a branch. MarketWire

Intergraph(R) PV Elite(R) Webinars on October 26th to Introduce the New ASME VIII-1 Code Case 2695 Feature Which Allows for Thinner Vessels and Lower Cost
Intergraph will present a PV Elite webinar on October 26, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. and again at 9:00 p.m. CT that will demonstrate the new ASME VIII-1 Code Case 2695 feature in PV Elite 2012 that allows the designer or engineer to use the design formulas from ASME VIII-2 Part 4.5 while using VIII-1 allowable stress values MarketWire

WatchIt Technologies Signs Preliminary Agreement for Long Term Commitment of Capital
WatchIt Technologies Inc. www.watchittech.com (PINKSHEETS: WTCT) WatchIt Technologies announced today that the company has signed a preliminary capital commitment agreement for up to two years with Dbar Leasing, a Texas based holding company. According to the company, the closing date will be on or about November 30, 2011 MarketWire

OneTravel Announces Their "Picture Yourself in Paradise" Facebook Photo Contest
With Columbus Day in our rear-view mirror, we're quickly headed toward shorter days, colder nights, and (for some of us) months of snow and ice. MarketWire

RTG Ventures Updates on Company Review
RTG Ventures, Inc. (OTCQB: RTGV) -- Earlier this week RTG Ventures, Inc. announced a review of organization and technology as it enters its second year of operation, and a significant shift has already taken place MarketWire

AGI Showcasing New ISR Capabilities and Integration With Industry Leaders at GEOINT 2011
Analytical Graphics, Inc. (AGI) will unveil new software capabilities for enhanced ISR system modeling, analysis and visualization at GEOINT 2011 in San Antonio. These capabilities are available directly through AGI products or through integration with industry-leading offerings by Riverside Research, ITT, Esri and SAS. Visit AGI Booth 353 for demonstrations of: MarketWire

RFID Readers & Tags Market to Reach $9 Billion by 2015
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "RFID Readers and Tags - A Global Market Overview," to their collection of Electronics market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/Industry-Experts-v3766/RFID-Readers-Tags-Global-Overview-6056665/ MarketWire

Ventilation Equipment Market to Reach $3.7 Billion by 2015
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Ventilation Equipment - A US Market Overview," to their collection of Construction market reports. For more information, visit: http://www.marketresearch.com/Industry-Experts-v3766/Ventilation-Equipment-Overview-6382864/ MarketWire

Stevie Awards for Women in Business Announce Finalists in 8th Annual Competition
Finalists were announced today in the 8th Annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business, the international competition recognizing the accomplishments of outstanding women executives, business owners, and the organizations they run. MarketWire

One World Ventures Moves Forward With New Focus
One World Ventures, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: OWVI) has announced that the Company is moving forward with new plans to refocus the Company after the disappointing losses of its other business units. OWVI was unable to move forward with its plans due to the worldwide market downturn and the high cost of staying competitive in its business sectors MarketWire

The Monster Dash, Chicago's Ultimate Halloween Race, Is Coming October 22, 2011
Puddle of Fun Events will host its second annual Monster Dash race on Saturday, October 22nd, 2011. The event will take place at Badlandz (30 minutes from Downtown Chicago), at Route 394 & Elms Ct. Lane, Crete, IL. MarketWire

BumeBox Releases Data; Turns Social Media Following Into Revenue for Clients
BumeBox (http://www.bumebox.com/), a platform which powers real-time social experiences for businesses, today announces industry changing results from its first client campaigns. Just 5 months old, BumeBox allows businesses to host real-time social ride-along experiences in parallel with brand-relevant world events MarketWire

Suntron Celebrates 30 Years of Excellence at Mexico Facility
Suntron Corporation, a leading manufacturer of electronics manufacturing services and embedded computing solutions, announced today it will be hosting a celebration event at their Tijuana, Mexico facility to commemorate 30 years in business. MarketWire

Cequel to Release 2011 Third Quarter Results
Cequel Communications Holdings I, LLC ("Cequel") announced today that it will release its financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2011, on the morning of November 3, 2011. Cequel will hold its earnings conference call at 11:00 a.m. (ET) the same day. The dial-in information for the earnings call is as follows: MarketWire

Acclaris Appoints Jim Priebe Chief Growth Officer
Acclaris, the leading SaaS provider of consumer-driven healthcare (CDH) reimbursement technology and services, announced the appointment of Jim Priebe to the newly created position of Chief Growth Officer. Priebe is a respected healthcare insurance industry veteran of more than 20 years MarketWire

SEI Selected as Fiduciary Manager for Draka UK Pension Plan Following KPMG Review
SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC), a leading global provider of fiduciary management, today announced that it has been hired by the trustees of the Draka UK Pension Plan (Draka) to provide fiduciary management services for the defined benefit pension plan, representing approximately £60 million in assets MarketWire

AirReady MRO Services, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Broadwing Air Repair
Cotton Creek Capital announced today that it and its co-investors have completed the acquisition of Melbourne, Arkansas-based Broadwing Air Repair LLC MarketWire

VirTra Systems Hires New Vice President of Business Development
VirTra Systems (PINKSHEETS: VTSI), a leading provider of firearms training systems to Military and Law Enforcement agencies, today announced the hiring of John Hinnant. MarketWire

First Midwest Bank to Acquire Suburban Chicago Deposits From Old National Bank
First Midwest Bank today announced that it will purchase the suburban Chicago deposits of Old National Bank, who had recently acquired these deposits as a part of their FDIC assisted purchase of Integra Bank MarketWire

2501 Pennsylvania Ave Wins Prestigious Delta Associates Award
McWilliams|Ballard announced today that 2501 Pennsylvania Avenue has been awarded the prestigious "Highest Average Price Per Square Foot for a Mid-Atlantic Condominium Community" award by Delta Associates at its Market Outlook Presentation and Awards Ceremony MarketWire

Basis Technology to Speak at Apache Lucene Eurocon and Exhibit at Enterprise Search Europe
This month, Basis Technology (www.basistech.com), the leading provider of natural language processing software for multilingual text retrieval and analysis, will participate in Apache Lucene Eurocon 2011 and Enterprise Search Europe 2011 MarketWire

Richmond Fed's Economic Quarterly Analyzes the Effects of a Higher Inflation Rate Target
Bennett T. McCallum of Carnegie Mellon University and the National Bureau of Economic Research and a visiting scholar at the Richmond Fed discusses whether central banks should set higher inflation targets, such as 4 percent rather than 2 percent MarketWire

Lucky Thirteen Evaluation Update
Siga Resources Inc (OTCBB: SGAE) is pleased to announce that the evaluation of the concentrates produced from the bulk sampling program at Lucky Thirteen is in progress with some initial data reported. MarketWire

Camelot, Fromage and Society Team Up for the Family Flick 'Wiener Dog Nationals'
Camelot Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTCBB: CMGR) ("Camelot") announced today that Camelot Distribution Group ("CDG") has inked a deal with Fromage Pictures for worldwide rights on "WIENER DOG NATIONALS," a family friendly live action film about a family uniting when their new adopted dachshund races for the championship title. MarketWire

Fungicides Accounted for 40% of the Total Pesticide Market in 2010
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Crop Protection Chemicals Market by Type (Herbicides, Fungicides, Insecticides, Bio-pesticides and Adjuvants), Geography, Price Trends and Global Forecasts (2011-2016)," to their collection of Agricultural Chemicals market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch MarketWire

NutraCea Meets Creditor Payment Obligations per Plan of Reorganization
NutraCea (OTCQB: NTRZ) (PINKSHEETS: NTRZ), a global leader in the production and marketing of value added products derived from rice bran, today announced that payments totaling in excess of $5 million in principal plus interest have been made to Class 6 general unsecured creditors pursuant to the Company's obligations under the Amended Plan of Reorganization (the "Plan") MarketWire

MindTree Wins Asian Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise Award for Fourth Consecutive Year
MindTree Limited (NSE: MINDTREE), a global IT and Product Engineering Services Company, today announced that for the fourth consecutive year, it has won the Asian Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise (MAKE) Award issued by Teleos, in association with The KNOW Network MarketWire

Online Ad Technology Innovator AdReady Previews November Partner Summit, New Capabilities to Help Small Budget Advertisers
AdReady, creators of powerful software that enables any marketer to master online advertising, today shared an advance look at its upcoming Partner Summit, a one-day gathering of clients, partners, executives and product experts to share experiences and best practices, taking place in conjunction with the Seattle Interactive Conference (SIC), November 1-3. MarketWire

PayChest Judgment -- Settlement Filed
PayChest, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PYCT) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the completion of the settlement following the update of September 21, 2011. MarketWire

Quantum Announces Fiscal Second Quarter Results Conference Call
Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM), the leading global specialist in backup, recovery and archive, today announced that it will issue a news release on its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2012, ended Sept. 30, 2011, on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011, after the close of the market. The company will hold a conference call to discuss these results. MarketWire

MSE Enviro-Tech Corp. Announces Positive Results From City Transit Sales: Initiates Broader Offering to Municipalities
MSE Enviro-Tech Corp. (PINKSHEETS: MEVT), (FRANKFURT: MEH) reported on the expansion of its biodiesel trials from 19 months of successful results. MarketWire

BIOLASE International Laser Sales Exceed United States Laser Sales in the Third Quarter
BIOLASE Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLTI), the World's leading dental laser manufacturer and distributor, today announced that in the third quarter ended September 30, 2011, international laser sales exceeded the historically stronger United States market laser sales MarketWire

Sonora Resources to Commence Valuation of Extensive Surface Ore Deposit Prospective for Silver at Corazon Property, Mexico
Sonora Resources Corp MarketWire

First China Pharma Acquires Government Approved Online Order Payment License
First China Pharmaceutical Group, Inc. (OTCBB: FCPG) ("First China" or the "Company"), a rapidly growing and technologically advanced healthcare products distributor based in Yunnan, China, is extremely pleased to announce that it has recently been awarded a key national license which permits the Company to accept orders and transact payments over the internet. MarketWire

RAE Systems New BioHarness Helps Prevent Health Emergencies for Workers and First Responders
RAE Systems, Inc. today introduced a ground-breaking BioHarness that provides safety managers with unprecedented, real-time visibility into the physical status of personnel operating in high stress and extreme environments. By monitoring vital signs and interpreting data during situations of high stress, fatigue and danger, the BioHarness helps prevent health emergencies. MarketWire

Intelleflex Announces the Cool Chain Quick Scan
PMA Fresh Summit -- Intelleflex Corporation, a leader in On-demand Data Visibility for the fresh produce cold chain, today announced The Intelleflex Cool Chain Quick Scan™ -- a program that enables growers, packers, shippers and distributors to discover temperature variations in their cold chains that can impact the quality and freshness of delivered produce MarketWire

Safeway Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2011 Results
Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) MarketWire

FoxT Named a Finalist in Government Security News' 2011 Homeland Security Awards
Fox Technologies (FoxT), Incorporated, a leading provider of Enterprise Access Management (EAM) solutions, today announced that it has been named a finalist in Government Security News' (GSN) 2011 Homeland Security Awards. The company's FoxT ServerControl was nominated for the new "Best Privileged Access Management Solution" award in the IT Security Vendors category. MarketWire

SemiWiki.com Social Media Platform Announces Jasper Design Automation's Participation
SemiWiki.com announced today that Jasper Design Automation, Inc., the leading provider of verification solutions based on formal technology, has joined the Semiconductor Wiki Project (www.semiwiki.com), the industry-leading social media site for the semiconductor design and manufacturing ecosystem. MarketWire

Penske Logistics Wins Warehousing and 3PL Supplier Award From Whirlpool Corp.
For the second straight year, Penske Logistics was awarded with the 2010 Supplier of the Year Award for Warehousing and Third-Party Logistics services performed throughout North America, by Whirlpool Corporation. MarketWire

Apptio Expands to Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
Apptio, the leading provider of on-demand Technology Business Management (TBM) solutions, today announced the opening of its new "Center of Excellence" office in Raleigh, NC MarketWire

Fifth Record-Breaking Quarter for Diligent Board Member Services
Diligent Board Member Services (NZX: DIL) (www.boardbooks.com) recently closed its fifth consecutive record-breaking quarter, recording additional net annualized license fee income of $US 5 million for the third quarter of 2011, an increase of over $US 2 million over the previous second quarter high, an extraordinary 479% increase MarketWire

HookLogic Selected as a Featured Exhibitor at the Shopper Marketing Expo
HookLogic, the leading provider of e-commerce media solutions and services, has been chosen as a featured exhibitor at the Shopper Marketing Expo, which will be held at Navy Pier in Chicago from October 28-20th. The event is hosted by the Path to Purchase Institute (formerly known as the In-Store Marketing Institute) MarketWire

Supertex Schedules Second Fiscal Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
Supertex, Inc. (NASDAQ: SUPX) plans to announce financial results for its fiscal second quarter ended October 1, 2011, after the market close on Tuesday, October 25, 2011. MarketWire

Vindicia CEO Gene Hoffman to Speak at Socialize West: Monetizing Social Media Event
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Palm Beach Gardens Chiropractor Creates New Patient Friendly Website
Gardens Health & Wellness has launched a new website, http://www.gardenshealth.com. The new site is designed to enhance communication with patients and expand access to educational resources about the benefits of wellness care treatments, including chiropractic care and physical therapy. Website features include a wellness library, 3D Spine Simulator and health and wellness blog MarketWire

Abington Chiropractor Launches New Website for Wellness Education
Lang Chiropractic has announced the launch of the practice's new website, http://langchiropractic.com. The new website features information about the practice as well as educational resources to help patients learn more about the benefits of chiropractic care, physiotherapy, therapeutic massage treatment, nutrition counseling, the Egoscue Method, Pilates and personal training MarketWire

Inspire Report Details "SCAD Ladies" Patient Empowerment Story
Several dozen women with a rare heart condition self-organized through a social network and shared stories about their medical conditions, trying desperately to find clinical answers. Those stories by patients compelled Mayo Clinic researchers to build upon the patient-initiated research and launch a study two months ago into the condition, known as spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD). MarketWire

Dana Holding Corporation Distinguishes Itself as the Technology Innovation Leader in the Driveline Manufacturing Industry, Notes Frost & Sullivan
Based on its recent analysis of the commercial vehicle drivelines market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Dana Holding Corporation with the 2011 North American Frost & Sullivan Technology Innovation Award for its Spicer Diamond™ Series driveshaft MarketWire

Qvidian Customer to Speak at Sales & Marketing 2.0 Conference in San Francisco
Qvidian, the market leader in cloud computing sales effectiveness applications, will be a Platinum sponsor of the Sales & Marketing 2.0 Conference on October 17-18 at the Four Seasons Hotel in San Francisco, CA. Qvidian customer, Bart Fanelli, Senior Director, Worldwide Field Operations for Splunk, will present a session on "The Evolution of Field Enablement at Splunk." MarketWire

Wyndham Adds Bay Point Resort to Growing Florida Portfolio
Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, LLC, a subsidiary of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), today announced its continued growth in Florida with the addition of the 319-room Wyndham Bay Point Resort in Panama City Beach to the upscale hotel brand's resort collection MarketWire

Virginia Beach Animal Hospital Committed to Community Service
Dr. Wayne Johnson, veterinarian, and the staff of the Birdneck Animal Hospital in Virginia Beach are committed to caring for more than just the animals in our community. In order to make the area better for everyone and their pets, team members at the veterinary clinic have made it a point to give back to the local community by becoming involved in many charitable activities. MarketWire

Rogue Resources Announces Preliminary Results From Drilling at Radio Hill Iron Project
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ACI Poll Reveals Consumers Support Expanding U.S. Energy Initiatives to Create Jobs
A new national poll released today finds that the vast majority of consumers support an expansion of energy projects as a way to boost job growth among American workers. The poll also revealed that most consumers are pessimistic about the health of the economy, and the vast majority support expanding energy initiatives as a way to boost the economic growth. MarketWire

Premier Stock Newsletter Enters 16th Consecutive Profitable Month - Up 30.9% Year to Date
This year has been a volatile one. We've already seen the Dow have changes in excess of 2.5% in 6 of the 9 months so far this year. As well, we've seen the Dow drop 20% from May's high to September's low. But through all of that, the BullTrade Newsletter has persevered MarketWire

Smart Phone Applications to Surpass $15 Billion
By 2013, the smart phone applications market is expected to surpass $15 billion, up from $1.94 billion in 2009 according to research2guidance. The surge will be attributed to the dramatic increase in the amount of smart phone users, which should top 1 billion in 2013. MarketWire

TheraBiogen, Inc. Begins Record Shipment of Its Thera Max(TM) Cold and Flu Relief to National Drug Store Chains
TheraBiogen, Inc. (OTCBB: TRAB), a manufacturer and distributor of homeopathic nasal sprays for aiding in the relief of allergies, cold and flu symptoms and migraine headaches, today announced that it has recently begun shipment of orders totaling $1,057,000 of Thera Max™ Cold and Flu Relief to stores nationwide for the fall flu season. MarketWire

Apple Rush Co., Inc. Launches Applerush.com
Apple Rush Co., Inc. (PINKSHEETS: APRU) is pleased to announce the launch of their newly designed and interactive website, www.applerush.com. The online venue features their 100% Organic Juice Beverages, and will include comprehensive information for shareholders, investors and potential partners alike. MarketWire

Vivicast Media Strengthens Relationship With R&R TV
Next 1 Interactive, Inc. (OTCBB: NXOI) announced today that it is expanding its relationship with Vivicast. The multi-year distribution deal, which had focused initially on the US, is now going global for multiple platforms. Both companies will be working closely to offer the innovative network around the world. MarketWire

Silver Tail Systems Selected as a SINET 16 Innovator
Silver Tail Systems, Inc., a leading provider of web session intelligence, today announced that it has been selected as a SINET 16 Innovator. Silver Tail Systems will present its online fraud detection and prevention technology during the 2011 SINET Showcase to be held October 26th at the National Press Club in Washington D.C., supported by the U.S MarketWire

Itronics Reports 2011 Third Quarter Revenues Increase 39 Percent; Silver Revenue Growth 88 Percent
Itronics Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ITRO) reported today that its total revenues for the third quarter of 2011 increased by 39 percent. Revenue growth in the third quarter was driven by GOLD'n GRO fertilizer sales which were up 24 percent compared to the prior year period and silver revenues which were up 88 percent. MarketWire

Send Word Now Named to Software Magazine's 29th Annual Software 500
Send Word Now, the worldwide leader in emergency notification and incident management services, announced today that it has again been included in Software Magazine's Software 500 ranking of the world's largest software and service providers, now in its 29th year. MarketWire

Daxor Corporation Announces Signed Trial Agreement From Schnitzler Cardiovascular Consultants PLLC in San Antonio, Texas
Daxor Corporation (NYSE Amex: DXR), a medical instrumentation and biotechnology company, today announced the receipt of a signed trial agreement from Schnitzler Cardiovascular Consultants PLLC (SCC). This will provide SCC with a Blood Volume Analyzer-100 (BVA-100), an instrument which enables semi-automated measurement of a patient's total blood volume, red blood cell volume and plasma volume MarketWire

Green Bridge Technologies International, Inc. Acquires Fifty Percent of King of the Grill, Inc.
Green Bridge Technologies International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GRBT) is pleased to announce that the Company now holds a fifty percent interest in King of the Grill, Inc., a fast casual restaurant and caterer based in Lansing, Michigan. The Company completed this acquisition as part of its previously announced diversification of its overall business strategy. MarketWire

Easton Pharmaceuticals Moves Towards Its Viorra Revenue Projections and Initiatives in Mexico With the Appointment of Dr. Daniel Bagi, MD
Easton Pharmaceuticals (OTC: EAPH), a specialty pharmaceutical company that designs, develops, and markets a premium array of topically-delivered therapeutic healthcare products announced today the appointment of Daniel Bagi, MD as consultant to spearhead Viorra regulatory, patent and product launch initiatives in Mexico. MarketWire

Symantec Partners Capitalize on SaaS With Symantec Endpoint Protection.cloud and Backup Exec.cloud via Distribution Channel
Symantec Partner Engage 2011 -- Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced Symantec Endpoint Protection.cloud and Backup Exec.cloud are now offered to partners in the United States and Canada through Symantec's traditional distribution channel MarketWire

Symantec Launches New Managed Security Services Specialization
Symantec Partner Engage 2011 - Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced the new Managed Security Service (MSS) Specialization, which provides Symantec partners who have demonstrated expertise in Symantec Managed Security Services with exclusive benefits to increase their competitive advantage, improve recognition by customers and drive more revenue MarketWire

MediaTechnics Acquires Biomass Fuel Development Company for Just Over $1,000,000
MediaTechnics Corporation (PINKSHEETS: MEDT) is pleased to announce that it has acquired Clean Energy Production Company of San Diego, California ("CEPC") in exchange for restricted preferred and common stock for a total purchase price of $1,024,000. MarketWire

Nexsan E60 Storage System Delivers Continued Storage Innovation and High Performance for Coveo
Nexsan®, a leading independent provider of disk-based storage systems, today announced that leading Insight Solutions provider Coveo has turned to Nexsan to support its needs for flexible, high performance storage. Most recently, Coveo deployed the new Nexsan E60 E-Series™ storage system to add more capacity to its infrastructure while supporting its future growth. MarketWire

Stamps.com Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results Call Invitation
Stamps.com® (NASDAQ: STMP), the leading provider of USPS® postage online and shipping software to over 400,000 customers, today announced an invitation to join the Stamps.com Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results Conference Call. The call will take place Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 5:00 pm ET and will be webcast from our Investor Relations Web site at http://investor.stamps.com MarketWire

Southridge Minerals Announces Appointment of Engineer to Its Mill Assessment Committee
Southridge Minerals, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SRGE) ("Southridge" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Juan Renteria Gutierrez, Ing. and Director, to the Mill Assessment Committee (MAC). Mr. Renteria Gutierrez is currently finalizing an assessment report for the Cinco Minas Mill Production Plan (MPP) MarketWire

Life Fitness and the American Council on Exercise (ACE(R)) Name America's Top Personal Trainer to Watch
Life Fitness, the global leader in commercial fitness equipment manufacturing and the American Council on Exercise, (ACE) America's leading authority on fitness and the largest nonprofit fitness certification, education and training organization in the world, have named Nicole Nichols as America's top Personal Trainer to Watch MarketWire

Magnolia Solar to Present at the Advanced Energy 2011 Conference in Buffalo, NY
Magnolia Solar Corporation (OTCBB: MGLT) ("Magnolia Solar") announces that Dr. Gopal Pethuraja, Senior Scientist at its wholly owned subsidiary Magnolia Solar, Inc., will be presenting at the Advanced Energy 2011 Conference in Buffalo, New York on October 13. Dr MarketWire

Lantronix Named to 2012 CW 100 List for M2M Innovation
Lantronix (NASDAQ: LTRX), a leading global provider of smart connectivity solutions that enable business and technology professionals to access any device, anywhere, anytime, today announced that it has been named to Connected World magazine's "2012 CW 100," a prestigious list of the most innovative providers of M2M technology and connected devices. MarketWire

Magnum Hunter Chairman & CEO to Present Today at the 5th Annual Canaccord Genuity Global Energy Conference
Mr. Gary C. Evans, the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (NYSE: MHR) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrC) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrD) ("Magnum Hunter," or the "Company") will present on Thursday, October 13th at 3:00 PM Eastern Time to the 5th Annual Canaccord Genuity Global Energy Conference being held at The Ritz Carlton Hotel, South Beach in Miami, Florida. MarketWire

W. P. Carey to Release Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results on Tuesday, November 8
Investment firm W. P. Carey & Co. LLC (NYSE: WPC) announced today that it will release its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011 prior to market-open on Tuesday, November 8, 2011. The financial results will be released via all major wire services, W. P. Carey's corporate website and electronic mail. MarketWire

Velti Teams With National Geographic to Win OMMA Award for Best Integrated Online Campaign
Velti (NASDAQ: VELT), the leading global provider of mobile marketing and advertising technology, won the prestigious 2011 OMMA Award for its Integrated Online Campaign in the Education/Charity/Non-Profit category for National Geographic's documentary, "The Last Lions." MarketWire

Channelinsight and BigMachines Team to Provide Increased Visibility and Control With Discount Management for the Channel
Channelinsight, the leader of channel sales management solutions today announces a new partnership with BigMachines, the leader in product configuration, pricing and quoting, proposal generation and B2B ecommerce MarketWire

Cadence Issues Call for Papers for the 2012 CDNLive! Silicon Valley Users Conference
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) MarketWire

Vanguard Health Systems Appoints Former Tennessee Governor to Board of Directors
Vanguard Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: VHS) announced that Philip N. Bredesen has joined the Company's Board of Directors. MarketWire

ShopNBC's First-Ever 24-Hour Holiday Cooking Event Serves Up Top New Brands and Kitchen Favorites
ValueVision Media (NASDAQ: VVTV), a multichannel electronic retailer operating as ShopNBC (www.shopnbc.com), announced today its first-ever 24-Hour Holiday Cooking Event, which will debut on Saturday, October 15. The network's all-day cooking event will prepare viewers for holiday entertaining with expert chefs and kitchen favorites from top brands Sur La Table and Cuisinart. MarketWire

Teleran(C) Release 4.2 Delivers Business Visibility for Oracle Data Warehouses Including Oracle Exadata Database Machine
Teleran Technologies, a leading provider of business intelligence (BI) and data warehouse management software and a Gold level member in Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced the release of Version 4.2 of their data warehouse management software suite for Oracle Database 11g and the Oracle Exadata Database Machine. MarketWire

WordStream Launches Second Alerting Tool to Help AdWords Users Save Money
WordStream Inc., a provider of search marketing software, today announced the release of its new Pause Keywords Tool, a unique notification system that automatically analyzes a user's AdWords account on a weekly basis to find hidden keywords that are negatively impacting performance and profitability. MarketWire

Dachis Group Announces Jen van der Meer and Parker Lee Promoted to Executive Vice President, Dachis Group
MarketWire

WikiOrgCharts Launches Smart Job Search With Data From Indeed, LinkedIn and Facebook
WikiOrgCharts (www.wikiorgcharts.com) today announced a new job search feature that allows its users to search for a job and to view an org chart of the company where the job is available. Users can also see who in their LinkedIn and Facebook social networks already work for the company where they want the job. MarketWire

Food Additives Market Reached $24 Billion in 2010
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "The Food Additives Market Global Trends & Developments (5th Edition)" to their collection of Food market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/Leatherhead-Food-Research-v1435/Food-Additives-Global-Trends-Developments-6594381/ MarketWire

Clinical Cloud(TM) Changes the Way Clinical Trials Are Done
It's estimated that 75% of all physiological clinical trial data is captured on paper. Clinical Cloud Inc. has found a way to reduce this percentage with electronic source data collection, which forms the core of the clinical trial process. MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Sitel for Social Media Innovation
Based on its recent analysis of the contact center outsourcing market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Sitel with the 2011 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Competitive Strategy Innovation MarketWire

Plantronics' New Software for Mac Provides Freedom and Mobility for Skype Users
Plantronics (NYSE: PLT), a leader in audio communications, today announced that it supports call management for Skype® on a Mac®. This gives Skype users the ability to easily control calls when using their wireless Plantronics® headsets. Adjusting the call volume, muting or answering a call while roaming freely improves the overall Skype communication experience. MarketWire

Noble Systems Acquires Global WFM Software Leader
Noble Systems Corporation, a global leader in unified contact centre technology solutions, today announced the acquisition of Melbourne, Australia-based Open Wave, a Workforce Management (WFM) software and solutions specialist with a significant workforce and technology footprint at its EMEA headquarters in London MarketWire

Noble Systems Acquires Melbourne-Based WFM Software Leader
Noble Systems Corporation, a global leader in unified contact centre technology solutions, today announced the acquisition of Melbourne-based Open Wave, a Workforce Management (WFM) software and solutions specialist. The transaction includes all assets and intellectual property including Open Wave's award-winning, functionally-rich ShiftTrack WFM solution. MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan Lauds NetMotion Wireless Market Leadership in the Highly Competitive Mobile VPN Market
Based on its recent analysis of the mobile Virtual Private Network VPN products market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes NetMotion Wireless with the 2011 Global Frost & Sullivan Market Share Leadership Award for capturing the highest market share in a fiercely competitive market. NetMotion Wireless led the competition in 2010 with nearly $25 million in revenue MarketWire

Saia to Announce Third Quarter 2011 Results on October 26, 2011
Saia, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAIA), a multi-regional trucking transportation company, today announced that it will release its quarterly results before the market opens on Wednesday, October 26, 2011. Saia management will host a conference call to discuss the results at 12:00 noon Eastern Time. MarketWire

Magnum Hunter Resources Provides Appalachian Region Operations Update
Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (NYSE: MHR) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrC) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrD) (the "Company" or "Magnum Hunter") provided a drilling, operational, and production update today on the activities of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Triad Hunter LLC ("Triad Hunter"), in the Appalachian Region MarketWire

Dr. R. Rox Anderson to Join LumaMed Board of Directors
LumaMed announced today that Dr. R. Rox Anderson has agreed to join the Company's Board of Directors. Dr. Anderson practices dermatology at Massachusetts General Hospital and is the Director of the Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. In addition, Dr MarketWire

MacroSolve Accepted Into Oklahoma Quality Jobs Program Designed for High Growth Companies
MacroSolve, Inc., (PINKSHEETS: MCVE) (OTCQB: MCVE) ("MacroSolve" or the "Company"), a leading provider of mobile technologies, apps and solutions for business, announced today its formal acceptance into the Oklahoma Department of Commerce's Quality Jobs Program. The program provides financial incentives to high-growth companies in the form of rebates for new jobs created in the state of Oklahoma MarketWire

OSC Denies Wi-LAN Request, Permits MOSAID's Rights Plan to Remain in Effect Until November 1, 2011
MOSAID Technologies Inc. (TSX: MSD) today announced that the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has issued an order that will permit MOSAID's Shareholder Rights Plan to remain in effect until November 1, 2011. MarketWire

DineEquity, Inc. Announces Sale of 17 Applebee's Company-Operated Restaurants in the Mid-South Area to Apple Investors Group, LLC
DineEquity, Inc MarketWire

Cubic Gets $11 Million Order for EST 2000 Virtual Trainer
Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) has received an order worth $11 million for its Engagement Skills Trainer 2000 (EST 2000) virtual small arms training system. MarketWire

DineEquity, Inc. to Hold Third Quarter 2011 Investor Conference Call on November 3
DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE: DIN), the parent company of Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar and IHOP Restaurants, today announced that it will release third quarter 2011 financial results on Thursday, November 3, 2011 before the market opens. The Company will host an investor conference call to discuss its third quarter 2011 financial results on Thursday, November 3, 2011 at 11:00 a.m MarketWire

EmpowHER Media Honored With AZBio Fast Lane Award
EmpowHER, an award-winning social health company for women, was honored with the AZBio Fast Lane Award presented by the Arizona Bioindustry Association (AZBio), the state's leading trade association for organizations involved in the biosciences MarketWire

Shoshone Silver/Gold Announces Change of Control
Shoshone Silver/Gold Mining Company (OTCQB: SHSH) (PINKSHEETS: SHSH) announced today it has made major changes to its Board of Directors. MarketWire

First California Bank Adds Gonzalo Fernandez to Lead New SBA Lending Division
First California Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of First California Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCAL), today announced the appointment of Gonzalo Fernandez as Senior Vice President/SBA Group Manager, a newly created position responsible for overseeing all SBA lending activities for the bank. MarketWire

BioNeutral Group Signs Agreement With Hamilton Research to Market and Distribute Its Ygiene(R)-206 to the Veterinary Market
BioNeutral Group, Inc. (OTCBB: BONU), a specialty life science technology-based company, today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Hamilton Research LLC, an affiliate division of Hamilton Thorne Ltd. www.hamiltonthorne.com, to introduce, market and distribute its newly approved Ygiene®-206 Sterilant to the Veterinary industry. MarketWire

Nokia to publish third quarter 2011 results on October 20, 2011
Nokia will publish its third quarter 2011results on Thursday, October 20, 2011 at approximately 1pm Finnish time(CET+1). The press release will be available on the Nokia websiteimmediately after publication. MarketWire

Mattson Technology, Inc. Announces Availability of Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results Conference Call and Web Cast
Mattson Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MTSN), a leading supplier of advanced process equipment used to manufacture semiconductors, announced that the company will host a conference call on Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time (1:30 p.m. Pacific Time). The conference call will cover 2011 third quarter financial results and current business conditions. MarketWire

Anadarko Mulls Additional Office Space in The Woodlands, Texas, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) (The Woodlands, Texas) is mulling the construction of additional office space in the Houston suburbs at the company's 14.5-acre campus in The Woodlands, which is already punctuated by the tallest building in Montgomery County, Texas MarketWire

ISTA Pharmaceuticals Announces Statistically Significant Phase 3 Results for PROLENSA(TM)
ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISTA), today announced statistically significant results from the company's Phase 3 clinical program for PROLENSA™ (bromfenac ophthalmic solution). PROLENSA is a low concentration of bromfenac in a modified ophthalmic solution developed to treat pain and inflammation associated with cataract surgery MarketWire

NECA-IBEW Contractors Rise to Challenges of Wind Turbine-Testing Facility, a Feature of "Industry Today" on Industrialinfo.com
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- While the NECA-IBEW team has special training facilities and programs dedicated to the installation and maintenance of wind turbines, the NECA-IBEW partnership is also contributing to the growth of wind power in other unique ways. MarketWire

ISTA Pharmaceuticals Reports Results From the Second of Two Studies in the REMURA(TM) Phase 3 Clinical Program for Dry Eye Disease
ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISTA) today announced top-line results from the second of its two Phase 3 studies to evaluate the short-term safety and efficacy of two concentrations of REMURA™ (bromfenac ophthalmic solution for dry eye) in alleviating the signs and symptoms of dry eye disease MarketWire

ActiveState Joins Open Virtualization Alliance (OVA) to Support KVM
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 platform for creating a private PaaS, as a hypervisor and infrastructure-agnostic platform by joining the Open Virtualization Alliance (OVA) MarketWire

LeoNovus Announces Home Theater PC Beta 2 Release for Select Audiences
LeoNovus ("LeoNovus" or the "Company") (TSX-V: LTV) today announced the LeoNovusTV Beta 2 Release configured for Home Theater PC (HTPC) hardware boxes running Microsoft Windows 7 and connect to HDTVs via HDMI. LeoNovus has completed an update to this release based on feedback from the initial Beta 1 users and plans to expand the trial to additional beta users prior to full release. MarketWire

Echo360 Introduces Live Webcasting and Cloud-Based Blended Learning With the Launch of EchoSystem 5
Echo360, the global leader in campus-wide blended learning and lecture capture solutions, today announced the launch of EchoSystem 5. The latest release of the EchoSystem enhances the already robust product offering with options for cloud-based or on-premise infrastructure, live or on-demand viewing, and advanced venue capture with software or a dedicated capture appliance. MarketWire

Marlin & Associates Honored for Leading the Middle Market International M&A "Deal of the Year"
Marlin & Associates ("Marlin"), the boutique investment banking and strategic advisory firm, today announced that it has received the Middle Market International M&A "Deal of the Year" award. The award was presented in New York at the 3rd Annual International M&A Summit. MarketWire

AES Tiete Obtains Environmental Permit for 550-Megawatt Thermo Sao Paulo Project, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources Latin America (Cordoba, Argentina) -- On October 11, AES Tiete (Sao Paulo, Brazil), one of the generating companies that belongs to AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) (Arlington, Virginia), obtained the environmental license for its 550-megawatt (MW) Thermo Sao Paulo power plant project MarketWire

Winter Construction: Avoid Future Foundation Repairs With New Waterproofing Information
Winterize home and commercial foundations with waterproofing techniques that can save thousands in costly foundation repair needs. New information has been published on the proper way to waterproof concrete foundations for the upcoming winter season. MarketWire

Mitchell Selected to Provide Utah With Workers' Compensation Claims EDI Services
Mitchell International, Inc MarketWire

Alpine Air Concerned Over Possible Termination of Services to Missoula and Kalispell, MT
Alpine Air Express, Inc. (OTCBB: APNX) recently received notice that the U.S. Postal Service could be closing its processing facilities in Missoula and Kalispell, MT and terminating air-mail service to these cities. The U.S MarketWire

Bringing Home Puppy
(Family Features) There's no doubt a new puppy brings joy to millions of families each year. However, while bringing home a new dog is exciting, it can also be quite an adjustment period for both the puppy and his new owners. MarketWire

Three Ways to Help Provide Comfort for Those Suffering From Breast Cancer
(Family Features) Breast cancer affects millions of women, which in turn affects their families and their friends. MarketWire

Living the Good Life, Naturally
(Family Features) Everyone has the power to make a positive impact on the world around them, whether it's choosing locally made products, making environmentally friendly home solutions or helping those in need. These actions can be beneficial to your family, your neighborhood and your local community. It's the simple things that make a difference. MarketWire

Frighteningly Fun Halloween Ideas
(Family Features) Halloween is right around the corner, so it is time to carve out a spooky plan for your celebration. As little ghosts, goblins, princesses, and pirates around the country get ready for trick-or-treating, here are a few ghoulishly good ideas that will make your next Halloween fright night a scream. MarketWire

Marijuana, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HEMP) Funds and Brings to Market the Eco-Harmony Loyalty Card
Marijuana, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HEMP) is proud to announce the launch of the Eco-Harmony Loyalty Benefits and Rewards Card. After more than two years in development, at a cost of over $1 MarketWire

Chi-X Europe Russell Eurozone Index Outperformed Russell Developed Europe Index and Chi-X Europe Russell PanEurope Index MTD Through October 10
The Chi-X Europe Russell PanEurope Index, the Russell Developed Europe Index and the Chi-X Europe Russell Eurozone Index all reflected positive gains of greater than 5% month-to-date through October 10 with the Chi-X Europe Russell Eurozone Index reflecting the largest return of 7.9%. MarketWire

Colourful, affordable Nokia 603 - packed with everything you need to try something new
Latest Nokia Symbian Belle smartphone and new Nokia Luna Bluetooth HeadsetbringNFC to mass market Istanbul, Turkey and Espoo, Finland - Nokia today announced the Nokia 603, acolourful, affordable, no compromise smartphone preloaded with the latest appsand featuring single-tap pairing, sharing and tag reading with NFC MarketWire

DSM - repurchase of shares (6 - 12 October 2011)
Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, hasrepurchased 391,817 of its own shares in the period from 6 October 2011 up toand including 12 October 2011 at an average price of EUR35.51. This is inaccordance with the repurchase, covering existing option plans, announced on 7September 2011. The consideration of this repurchase was EUR13.9 million MarketWire

Poynt Adds Extensive Local Search Coverage in Spain With Paginas Amarillas
Poynt Corporation (the "Company" or "Poynt Corp.") (TSX VENTURE: PYN), a leading provider of mobile local search services, and the Spain-based local business search company, Yell Publicidad ("Yell"), are pleased to announce the availability of Paginas Amarillas, the Yell directory listings information for Spain, in the Poynt application ("Poynt" or the "App"). MarketWire

Epistem: Human Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) Identification Collaboration
Epistem plc (LSE: EHP), the biotechnology and personalised medicine company, is pleased to announce today the formation of a human DNA Identification collaboration with the National Policing Improvement Agency (NPIA). Epistem and the NPIA will be evaluating Epistem's Genedrive™ molecular device as part of the NPIA's ADAPT programme (Accelerated DNA Profiling Technology programme). MarketWire

Foreclosure Activity Halts Downward Trend in Q3 According to RealtyTrac(R) U.S. Foreclosure Market Report
RealtyTrac® (www.realtytrac.com), the leading online marketplace for foreclosure properties, today released its U.S MarketWire

Kimm Lincoln Named Search Marketer of the Year Finalist for 2nd Consecutive Year
Kimm Lincoln, the Director of Search at Nebo Agency, was selected as a 2011 Tech Marketing Award Finalist for the second consecutive year in the Search Engine Marketer of the Year category. MarketWire

Business School Graduates Say Internships Are Key to Finding Employment
As recruiting for coveted internships begins to heat up at business schools, recent surveys of graduates and employers by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) show how important internships are in securing a full-time job after graduation. MarketWire

My Big Fat Greek Restaurant Launches First Annual Greek Fest in Sierra Vista, AZ
My Big Fat Greek Restaurant is sponsoring the First Annual Greek Fest in Sierra Vista, AZ from Noon to 8 PM Saturday, October 15th. The restaurant is managed by Thomas Bruge and their phone number is 520-459-1306. Visit them online at http://www.eatmoregreek.com/sierra-vista.html. MarketWire

Horizon Pharma Receives U.S. Patent Allowance for DUEXIS(R) in the United States
Horizon Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: HZNP) announced that it has received a Notice of Allowance from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for Application Serial No. 12/324808 entitled "Stable Compositions of Famotidine and Ibuprofen" with claims that cover DUEXIS®. MarketWire

Westar Energy Schedules Conference Call to Discuss Third Quarter 2011 Results
On Nov. 3, 2011, Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE: WR) plans to release third-quarter 2011 earnings after market close. On Friday Nov. 4, 2011, the company plans to host its quarterly conference call and audio webcast to discuss the operating results. MarketWire

First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. Announces Schedule for Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Release and Teleconference
First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. ("First Midwest") (NASDAQ: FMBI), the holding company of First Midwest Bank, today announced the following schedule and contact information for its third quarter 2011 earnings release and teleconference: MarketWire

The American Institute of Architects, California Council, Announces Monterey Bay Aquarium as the 2011 Twenty-Five Year Award Recipient
The American Institute of Architects, California Council (AIACC) announces the Monterey Bay Aquarium, designed by EHDD Architecture (Chuck Davis, FAIA, Principal-in-charge) with Linda Rhodes (owner representative and Executive Project Manager), as the recipient of the 2011 Twenty-Five Year Award MarketWire

Extra Space Storage Inc. Announces Date of Earnings Release and Conference Call to Discuss Third Quarter 2011 Results
Extra Space Storage Inc. (NYSE: EXR) announced today it will release financial results for the three months ended September 30, 2011 on Thursday, October 27, 2011 after the market closes. The Company will host a conference call at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Friday, October 28, 2011 to discuss its financial results. Hosting the call will be Extra Space Storage's CEO and Chairman, Spencer Kirk MarketWire

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