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Hyundai's smallest ever car Eon locks horns with Maruti for youth market share
South Korean carmaker Hyundai launched its smallest ever car in India on Thursday to compete with the biggest-selling model of the country's top car maker, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. ANI

Google beats analysts' expectations with revenue jump of 33 percent
Google's third-quarter earnings have jumped 33 percent to beat analysts' expectations of a slight slowdown in its growth. ANI

Panasonic Donates for Flood Victims in Thailand
Panasonic Corporation today announced the company will donate 30 million yen to aid victims and support the recovery of areas affected by flooding in Thailand.Panasonic and its employees feel deep condolences for the victims of the flood and sincerely hope for swift recovery of the people and areas affected by the disaster in Thailand ACN Newswire

The Festival of Media Comes to Asia
The Festival of Media, the world's first festival of media creativity and innovation, will be coming to the Asia this November. Running from November 13 to November 15, 2011, the festival will take place at the highly acclaimed Marina Bay Sands Hotelin Singapore.The Festival of Media Asia will bring the finest selection of global media and marketing talent to the region ACN Newswire

Sharp (China) Investment Co., Ltd. Begins Operations
On October 1, Sharp (China) Investment Co., Ltd. (SCIC) began operations in Beijing.In light of the expected continued growth of the Chinese market, Sharp has positioned SCIC as its head office in the China region, with a total of 13 companies -six manufacturing bases, five sales subsidiaries, and two R&D bases - placed under its control ACN Newswire

Hitachi to Provide Support for the Recovery from Flooding in Thailand
Hitachi, Ltd. today announced the decision of the Hitachi Group to provide support with a total value of 30 million yen (U.S. dollars 375,000*) to aid the victims of the flooding in Thailand, and to assist in recovery efforts in the affected regions ACN Newswire

B&L's Stevia Laboratory Demonstrates Successful Salt Removal in Brine Damaged Rice Paddies
B&L Corporation has announced that it experienced dramatic improvement in soil conditions following the application of its agricultural products for salt removal from rice paddies which were brine damaged due to the Great East Japan Earthquake and subsequent tsunami ACN Newswire

Hays Quarterly Report: Demand Up for Multilingual Candidates in Japan's Recruitment Market
The ability to speak multiple languages, along with Information Technology, Insurance and Office Professional skills, top the list of those in demand this quarter as we move towards the end of 2011, says recruiting experts Hays ACN Newswire Google's Net Profit is $ 2.73 Billion in Q3
According to the recent report of, Google today released the latest quarterly earnings in the third quarter. Its third-quarter revenue and profit both exceeded analysts' estimates. Boosted by the news, Google's shares closed with 7 percent of increase in after-hours trading, climbing to $ 597.99. (http://www.foodchinanet ACN Newswire

MHI Develops Bulk Carrier Enabling 25% Reduction in CO2 Emissions
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has developed a new bulk carrier which will enable reductions in CO2 emissions by about 25% compared with conventional averaged bulk carriers. As the first commercial application of the new design, MHI will provide its conceptual design and green technologies to three grain carriers to be built for Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) of the U.S ACN Newswire

MeshWorks Wireless and North Consulting Group Sign Partnership Agreement
Meshworks Wireless Ltd. (MWW), a leading provider of wireless sensor networks and related enterprise solutions, and North Consulting Group Pte. Ltd. (NCG), a Singapore based consulting company, today announced a partnership which empowers NCG to represent, distribute and support MWW products and solutions in South-East Asia and Hong Kong ACN Newswire

Private Banker International Announces 2011 Winners in Prestigious Awards for Global Wealth Industry
Private Banker International (PBI), the leading journal for the global wealth management industry, has announced the winners of the 2011 Private Banker International Global Wealth Awards held on Thursday night in Singapore in conjunction with the 21st PBI Wealth Summit. The PBI awards are regarded as the most credible in the industry, voted by the industry for the industry ACN Newswire

Advent to Host Q3 2011 Earnings Call on Monday, October 24, 2011
SAN FRANCISCO - October 13, 2011 - Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADVS), a leading provider of software and services to the global investment management industry, announced today that it will release its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011 on Monday, October 24, 2011 after the market closes ACN Newswire

Siga Resources Enters Multiple Project Agreement in Mexico
Siga Resources Inc (OTCBB: SGAE) is pleased to announce that on Oct 14, 2011, a Letter of intent was signed with N. G. Vega Company and Associates on a group of Mexican precious and base metals concessions located in Chihuahua, Mexico. MarketWire

Red Hawk Casino Voted Favorite Area Casino
Red Hawk Casino is pleased to announce that it was named the area's Favorite Casino in Style Magazine's 2011 Readers' Choice Awards. This is the third consecutive year Style Magazine readers have voted Red Hawk Casino their favorite casino MarketWire

Wipliance Ranks 80th on the 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies List Released by Puget Sound Business Journal
Puget Sound Business Journal announced that Wipliance ranked 80th on the 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies list at an awards event at The Washington State Convention Center on Oct. 12. The event, which drew nearly 500 people, announced and honored all 100 companies on the list and revealed each company's ranking MarketWire

Focus Business Bank Announces No Monthly Debit Card Fees
Focus Business Bank (OTCBB: FCSB) announced that it will continue its longstanding practice of not charging its customers for debit card usage. The Bank also affirmed that it would continue to refund fees charged for ATM usage at any ATM in the United States. MarketWire

College of Pharmacy Graduates Excel on Licensure Exam
College of Pharmacy Class of 2011 graduates had a pass rate of 99 percent on the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX). MarketWire

Arbour Group Sees High Demand for Validation and Testing Services
Arbour Group, a leading provider of regulatory products and services for life sciences firms, announced that it observed high demand for validation and software testing services during the Oracle OpenWorld exhibition. The exhibition was held October 2-5, 2011 and was attended by applications and database professionals from around the world. MarketWire

Faith-Based Real Estate Firm Launches Branch Office in Tampa, Florida
On November 5th, and Founders Cory and Milly Kammerdiener will launch a branch office in the Tampa Bay area. Their first Florida office will be located in the Highland Oaks Village Shopping Plaza at 23612 State Road 54, Lutz, Florida. Cory established as a web site portal of information for the first time home buyer in 2005 MarketWire

UPDATE: 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

PenFed Sponsors Round House Theatre Play, "ReEntry"
Pentagon Federal Credit Union steps into the supporting role as corporate sponsor for the Round House Theatre's fall production of "ReEntry," a play which looks at the lives of Marines returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan. This multimedia production is onstage for two weeks only, October 18 through 30, 2011, at Round House Theatre Bethesda, MD, 4545 East-West Highway. MarketWire

NAIHP Files Formal Complaint Against Fannie/Freddie Regulator Over HVCC Alleged Cover-Up
NAIHP has filed a formal complaint with the Inspector General's Office, alleging Fannie/Freddie and their regulator agreed to the terms of the Home Valuation Code of Conduct (HVCC) as part of a plea bargain like agreement to avoid further investigation by the New York Attorney General's Office. MarketWire

The Inaugural DC Wine Week Kicks Off October 15, 2011
Presented by DCeventjunkie & Pivot Point Communications, DC Wine Week comes to DC and surrounding neighborhoods October 15-22, 2011. MarketWire

BofI Holding Inc. Announces Annual Shareholders' Meeting
BofI Holding, Inc. (NASDAQ: BOFI), the holding company for BofI Federal Bank, announced that it will host its annual shareholders' meeting at 2:00 p.m. (PT) on Thursday, October 20, 2011 at The San Diego Marriott Del Mar located at 11966 El Camino Real, San Diego, California. MarketWire

Second Annual AMX Innovation Awards to Be Announced at UBTech 2012
The University Business Leadership Institute announced today that the winners of the second annual AMX Innovation Awards at UBTech will be unveiled at UBTech 2012. MarketWire

Hundreds of Sales and Customer Service Jobs Added at Alorica
Alorica, one of the premier providers of outsourced customer contact management services, announced it plans to add permanent and seasonal employees to its workforce in Florida to support multiple clients. The company will be hiring over 800 employees for its PRC subsidiary by the end of the year to take inbound customer service calls at its Cutler Bay facility MarketWire

Magnum Hunter Chairman & CEO to Make Keynote Presentation at REISA Annual Conference With Dan Rice of Blackrock
Mr. Gary C. Evans, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (NYSE Amex: MHR) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PC) ("Magnum Hunter", or the "Company"), will present on Sunday, October 16th at 1:00 PM Pacific Time to the Real Estate Investment Securities Association ("REISA") Annual Conference being held at The Mirage Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, NV. MarketWire

Cosi, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Sales
Così, Inc. (NASDAQ: COSI), the premium convenience restaurant company, today reported that system-wide comparable restaurant sales for the 2011 third quarter as measured for restaurants in operation for more than 15 months decreased by 3.0% when compared to the third quarter of 2010. The breakdown in comparable sales between Company-owned and franchise-operated restaurants are as follows: MarketWire

"Dexter The Dancing Horse" Launches at Children's Hospital Oakland
When children face adversity, hope might come to them with the knowledge that others have also prevailed. That was the driving force in author Candy Kattenburg's telling of a true story in her recently launched book for children, "Dexter The Dancing Horse." MarketWire

U.S.English Calls Voting Rights Act Bilingual Ballot Provision Burdensome, Unnecessary
U.S.English CEO and Chairman of the Board Mauro E. Mujica today released this statement in response to a recent Census Bureau announcement that 248 counties and political jurisdictions nationwide fall under a Voting Rights Act provision requiring them to provide election materials in an array of languages: MarketWire

Mo-DV Offers Fast, Secure, Economical Cross-Platform Solution to Delivering Multimedia Content Globally to Mobile Devices
Mo-DV (Mobile Digital Video), an innovator of multimedia content delivery via USB Flash Drives and Micro SD Cards, has developed a game changing new technology that solves the format problems between mobile devices, HDTV sets, and other consumer electronic devices, with issued patents. The new medium enables users to play content on cell phones, tablets, PCs, and HDTVs MarketWire

Arts Integration Solutions to Make Arizona Heart of National Movement
Education leaders in the Tucson area have launched Arts Integrations Solutions (AiS), a nonprofit providing professional development services to K-12 educators. MarketWire

Woodley-Wardman Condominiums Honored by Delta Associates With the 2011 "Best Mid-Atlantic Boutique Condominium Community" Award
Lynn Hackney, President of Urban Pace, a new home sales and marketing company for urban developers located in Washington, DC, is pleased to announce that Woodley-Wardman Condominiums has received the Delta Associates 2011 "Best Mid-Atlantic Boutique Condominium Community" award. The award was presented at the 15th Annual Mid-Atlantic Multifamily Awards presentation held on October 12, 2011. MarketWire

St. Louis Personal Injury Attorneys Announce Expansion of Services to Surrounding Areas
The St. Louis injury lawyers of the Finney Law Office are proud to announce the extension of their practice to include many of the cities around St. Louis. The firm hopes that by including Clayton, East St. Louis, Webster Grove, and Charles, they will be able to better serve Missouri residents that are in need of legal representation. MarketWire

Moog Celebrates First Delivery of Boeing 747-8 Freighter to Cargolux
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A) (NYSE: MOG.B) MarketWire

Intent to Purchase The Scientist Announced
Sciencenow Inc., a member of The Science Navigation Group, and LabX Media Group are pleased to announce that they have signed a nonbinding Letter of Intent specifying terms for the acquisition of The Scientist by LabX Media Group. The parties hope to close a transaction by the end of October. MarketWire

Actiontec and Verizon Team Up for a Smarter Home
Actiontec Electronics announced that its SG200 Service Gateway is a central component of Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) (NASDAQ: VZ) Home Monitoring and Control service. Officially launched this week, Verizon's new smart home service lets customers remotely check on their homes, control locks and appliances, view home-energy use and more -- all via a smartphone, PC, or FiOS TV. MarketWire

Yonke & Pottenger, LLC Announce Expansion of Services
The Kansas City injury attorneys of the Law Office of Yonke & Pottenger are pleased to announce the expansion of their practice to include not only Kansas City, but also the surrounding area. By offering personal injury representation to residents of St MarketWire

American Bus Association Names Zehnder's Snowfest One of North America's 100 Best Events for 2012
Zehnder's Snowfest, the popular Michigan event that draws more than 200,000 visitors, has been named as one of the Top 100 Events in North America for 2012 by the American Bus Association (ABA). Zehnder's Snowfest is included in the ABA Top 100 list that has been published as a supplement to the September/October issue of Destinations magazine. MarketWire

Global Income Fund Announces the Filing of a Preliminary Proxy Statement to Change to a Self Storage REIT
Global Income Fund, Inc MarketWire

HPRA, WOMMA and Hispanicize Announce Free 2011-2012 U.S. Hispanic Social Media Guide and Webinar Series
Comprehensive guide includes 'How To' stories written by thought leaders in Hispanic social media Fall edition of Hispanic Social Media Insights Webinar Series Kicks off Oct. 19th The official 2011-2012 U.S. Hispanic Social Media Guide, the second annual "How To" guide to Hispanic social media marketing, is now available for free download by registering at MarketWire

Bonten Announces Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results and Conference Call
Bonten Media Group Inc. announced that its Third Quarter 2011 consolidated financial statements will be released on Wednesday, October 19, 2011. The Company will hold a conference call on Thursday, October 20, 2011, at 11:00 a.m., Eastern Daylight Time, to discuss the results. MarketWire

Urigen Financing Update
Urigen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: URGP), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development of treatments for urological disorders and pain, announced that it has received $300,000 in a financing transaction. The financing was in the form of 2-year Convertible Notes, with a 10% coupon, convertible at $0.10 per share, with 100% warrant coverage MarketWire

Calumet Public School District Moving From Low to High Performance With an Average of 11% Improvement on Standards Achievement Test
In 2007, Calumet was identified as one of the lowest performing districts in the state. Today, they are on their way to becoming one of the highest. This year's Calumet Public School District 132 results show that grades 3-8 scored significantly higher on the 2011 ISAT results in both reading and mathematics. MarketWire

Air Supply Finds Their Roots in the Big Apple
As their recent packed summer/fall tour schedule can attest, there's just no stopping Air Supply ( MarketWire

Hawaii's Universal Appeal and Strength for Growth in Conventions and Corporate Events Improves Hawaiian Hospitality Group, Inc.'s Bottom Line
Hawaii is not just for dream vacations, honeymoons and surfing anymore. Hawaii is also a premier destination for meetings and conventions. Hawaiian Hospitality Group, Inc MarketWire

Pohl & Berk, LLP Announce Redesign of Nashville Personal Injury Website
The Nashville personal injury law firm Pohl & Berk, LLP is pleased to announce the redesign of their Nashville personal injury website The redesigned site features a user-friendly layout and contains in-depth information about personal injury law MarketWire

The Met Warner Center Releases Top 10 Reasons to Own vs. Rent
The Met Warner Center, offering condos in Woodland Hills, CA, released today the Top 10 Reasons to own vs. rent in today's market. With record low mortgage interest rates, an increasing number of renters are discovering they can own for as little as $1,037 per month and take full advantage of the benefits of home ownership at The Met Warner Center. MarketWire

Pacific Science Center Renews Partnership With Paciolan
Paciolan, a leading provider of ticketing, marketing, and fundraising solutions for museums and arts organizations, today announced that Pacific Science Center has renewed its partnership with the company MarketWire

Joint Commission/JCR to Host Nov. 16-17 Behavioral Health Care Conference
The success of a behavioral health care organization depends on its ability to demonstrate and validate that people experience improved, sustainable outcomes as a result of its services. How to accomplish this imperative will be the focus of the November 16-17 Joint Commission Annual Behavioral Health Care Conference and 2012 Accreditation Standards Update in Lombard, Ill MarketWire

Neocase Sponsors the 10th HR Shared Services and Outsourcing Summit
Neocase Software, a leading provider of HR solutions for Shared Services Contact Centers, announced that it is one of the featured sponsors at the 10th Annual HR Shared Services and Outsourcing Summit on October 24 - 26, at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, Orlando, FL. MarketWire

Safelite AutoGlass(R) Named Among Columbus 2011 Best Places to Work
Safelite AutoGlass®, the nation's leading provider of vehicle glass repair and replacement services, is a finalist for Business First of Columbus' annual Best Places to Work award for the third time. The top three rankings will be announced November 9, 2011. MarketWire

Sikich Financial Expands Into Decatur Market
Sikich Financial, a registered investment advisor and wholly owned subsidiary of Sikich LLP (, announces that they have expanded their wealth management practice into the Decatur office of Sikich LLP. MarketWire

U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran Discusses Kauffman Foundation Startup Act on Floor of Senate
U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) vowed to introduce new legislation that would create an environment for new firms to start, grow and create jobs in a speech delivered on the floor of the U.S. Senate yesterday MarketWire

EnerGov Announces iG Workforce Platform / Government iPad Inspections at Annual User Conference
With representation from clients in over 25 states and Canada, EnerGov opened its 2011 User Conference in Atlanta this week, unveiling its new iG Workforce platform (, an industry-first mobile workforce platform designed for government agencies. MarketWire

William Lyon Homes' Whimsical Sir Lyon's Castle Playhouse Now on Display at the Irvine Spectrum Center(R)
William Lyon Homes' Sir Lyon's Castle custom playhouse, an enchanted fortress that was inspired by the majestic lore of yesteryear is now on public display through November 6th, 2011 at the Irvine Spectrum Center® as part of HomeAid Orange County's 20th Annual Project Playhouse®, the organization's signature fundraising event MarketWire

Leverage PR and Growthink to Hold Free Media Outreach Training for Businesses
Public Relations firm Leverage PR and entrepreneurship services firm Growthink announced today that they will hold a free training on October 19th at 11am CST for businesses that want to learn how to pitch to the media and use publicity to grow and expand their businesses. MarketWire

Intergraph(R) Discovery Tours on October 23-25 in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Doha UAE to Feature CADWorx(R) Plant Integration With CAESAR II(R) and PV Elite(R)
Intergraph will host Discovery Tour events on October 23 in Dubai, October 24 in Abu Dhabi, and October 25 in Doha, United Arab Emirates that will feature Intergraph CADWorx Plant Professional and CADWorx P&ID Professional, including demonstrations of how they integrate with Intergraph CAESAR II for pipe stress analysis and PV Elite for vessel and exchanger analysis MarketWire Announces the Addition of Kneipp Bath and Body Care, the nation's leading e-commerce specialty retailer providing scientifically sound solutions for healing and maintaining healthy skin, has added the new brand, Kneipp to its assortment of premium products. MarketWire Announces the Addition of blowPro Hair Care, one of the most trusted online sources for high-performance luxury skin care and beauty essentials, has added the hair care brand blowPro to its assortment of premium beauty products. MarketWire

U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Al Franken (D-MN) to Address 2011 Algae Biomass Summit
The 2011 Algae Biomass Summit, the official conference of the Algal Biomass Organization (ABO) and the algae industry's premier event, today announced U.S. Senators Al Franken (D-MN) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) as keynote speakers. Senator Franken will help kickoff the conference on Tuesday, October 25th as he makes the case for the importance of clean energy to the United States MarketWire

Jackpot Capital Group Sells Online Casino Property
The Jackpot Capital Group, which operates, is pleased to announce that it has sold its casino property with the marketing partner to a group of investors. MarketWire Announces Distribution of Monaco Research Partners (MRP) Research
As the leading distributor of market intelligence, is pleased to announce a business partnership with MRP which allows for the marketing and distribution of MRP's proprietary market analyses through the website. MarketWire Announces Distribution of Global Research & Data Services Research
As the leading distributor of market intelligence, is pleased to announce a business partnership with Global Research & Data Services which allows for the marketing and distribution of Global Research & Data Services' proprietary market analyses through the website. MarketWire Announces Distribution of Searching Finance Research
As the leading distributor of market intelligence, is pleased to announce a business partnership with Searching Finance Ltd's which allows for the marketing and distribution of Searching Finance's proprietary market analyses through the website. MarketWire

TicketNetwork Advisory -- Bob Seger Tickets Available for St. Louis, Des Moines
Bob Seger tickets are now available for more dates on his 2011 tour, including St. Louis, MO, and Des Moines, IA. The new shows are scheduled for the end of the tour, on December 9 and December 13, respectively. MarketWire

According to Protection Management, LLC, Employees Are Critical in Thwarting Workplace Violence and Active Shooters
What is the ultimate tool employers have to prevent violence in the workplace? It is the front-line employee that normally sees the beginning stages of someone that is about to go "postal." Post incident investigations normally reveal that employees observed warning signs well in advance MarketWire

Brambleton to Reschedule 10-Year Anniversary Events
Brambleton announces today their 10-Year Anniversary celebration has been rescheduled for Saturday, November 5th. The public is invited to join Loudoun County's resolution celebrating Brambleton's 10 Year Anniversary with a day of family-friendly events at Brambleton Town Center MarketWire

BancVue Makes Austin Business Journal 'Fast 50' List for Third Straight Year
BancVue, the leading provider of innovative products, dynamic marketing, and data-driven consulting solutions to community financial institutions around the country, has again been named one of Austin's 50 Fastest Growing Private Companies by the Austin Business Journal. MarketWire

Demartek Low Latency Evaluation of Fibre Channel, iSCSI and SAS Host Interfaces
Demartek announces its evaluation of low latency host storage interfaces, comparing Fibre Channel, iSCSI and SAS for the same storage system. MarketWire

Expansion of Germplasm-Pool for Wheat: Bayer CropScience Acquires Access to Wheat Germplasm From Leading Romanian Agricultural Research Institution
Bayer CropScience and the National Agricultural Research and Development Institute (NARDI) in Fundulea/Romania have signed a license agreement. With this agreement, Bayer gains access to winter wheat germplasm of NARDI, the leading Romanian agricultural research institution MarketWire

Skinny Water Is Now Available in All 251 Albertsons Store Locations in Southern California and Nevada
Skinny Nutritional Corp. (OTCBB: SKNY), the maker of Skinny Water® and a leader in the zero-calorie enhanced water category, announced today that Skinny Water is now available at all 251 Albertsons store locations throughout Southern California (Bakersfield, Los Angeles, San Diego, Santa Barbara) and Nevada (Las Vegas) MarketWire

se2 Earns Spot on 2011 InformationWeek 500 List of America's Top Technology Innovators
se2 has been named to the 2011 InformationWeek 500, an annual listing of the nation's most innovative users of business technology. The 2011 list was announced at a gala awards ceremony at the InformationWeek 500 Conference at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, CA. MarketWire

AlliedBarton Security Services Chosen as Delaware's 2011 Statewide Employer of the Year by Committee on Employment of People With Disabilities
AlliedBarton Security Services,, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, has been chosen by the Delaware Governor's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities as the 2011 Statewide Employer of the Year. MarketWire

Leading Market Research Publisher Simba Information Launches Comprehensive Market Research Database
Simba Information, a leading market research publisher in the media and publishing markets, has launched its new Simba Information Knowledge Center, an online platform that offers users easy access to an exhaustive collection of data and analysis covering the publishing market. MarketWire

Proxy Firms Weigh in on Upcoming UCP Meetings

American Diversified Holdings (ADHC) Partners With Leading Electronic Medical Records Developer
American Diversified Holdings Corporation (PINK SHEETS: ADHC) announced today that it is partnering with Practice Fusion a leading developer of web-based Electronic Medical Records (EMR) systems to over 100,000 users serving over 22 million patients. MarketWire

Relational Solutions, a Leader in Demand Data Solutions, Announces Direct Support for SAP in POSmart v.8.0 Enterprise DSR
Relational Solutions, Inc. announces the release of POSmart version 8.0 with direct integration support for SAP R3 and BW. POSmart includes a powerful integration engine that now has automated interfaces that pull data directly from ABAP/BAPI Functions, SAP BW Cubes, SAP Query, as well as reading directly from SAP Tables. MarketWire

DH Capital Advises Xand Corporation on Sale to Management Team Backed by ABRY Partners
DH Capital, LLC ("DH Capital"), an investment banking firm serving companies in the Internet infrastructure and communications sectors, is pleased to announce it served as exclusive financial advisor to Xand Corporation ("Xand"), a leading provider of hosting services, on its sale to a management team led by David Struwas and backed by ABRY Partners. MarketWire

Vindicia Named a Fastest Growing Private Company in Silicon Valley for Third Consecutive Year
Vindicia, a leading provider of SaaS billing solutions that help digital leaders optimize customer retention and acquisition through integrated marketing best practices, today announced that it has made this year's Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal's "Fast Private 50" for the third consecutive year MarketWire

Boulder County Emergency Management Staff Accelerate Response Times During Emergencies Using the Everbridge System
(Colorado APCO & NENA State Conference) -- Everbridge, Inc., the world's recognized leader in emergency and incident notification systems, today announced that Boulder County, Colorado's use of Everbridge SmartGIS has dramatically decreased the amount of time it takes for emergency response personnel to acquire critical resources to fight fires, protect property, and save lives MarketWire

Mexico City Proposes 2-Year Marriage License in Hopes of Preventing Couples From a Grueling Divorce Process
Mexico City lawmakers want to help newlyweds avoid the hassle of divorce by giving them an exit strategy: temporary marriage licenses. After the two year period is up, if the couples don't renew, the contract simply ends. full story MarketWire

New Arrangement Makes the Dearborn National(R) Dental Network the Largest Network in Southwestern States
The Dearborn National Dental Network has added 890 unique dentists and 1,220 dental access points across Arizona, Utah and Colorado. The addition of these network participants now makes Dearborn National's dental network the largest in Arizona and Utah. MarketWire

Daytrading Newsletter Portfolio Provides 100% Profitable Months Since June 2010
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

Cruise Lines Slash Advance Fares While Airlines Announce Cutbacks; Auto Club Recommends Early Cruise Bookings for 2012
Because of recently announced airline cutbacks for 2012 and some unprecedented "early bird" discounting from cruise lines, the Automobile Club of Southern California is advising travelers that they should make their 2012 cruise bookings before the end of this year. MarketWire

Opportunity International's Women's Opportunity Network Recognizes The MasterCard Foundation With Its Annual Leadership Award
Opportunity International's Women's Opportunity Network (WON) today presented The MasterCard Foundation with the 2011 International Women's Leadership Award at its annual conference, "Innovating to End Poverty," being held Oct. 14-15, at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport. MarketWire

Atlantic Southeast & ExpressJet to Use Existing Name for Merged Airline
Atlantic Southeast Airlines, Inc. -- "Atlantic Southeast," a wholly owned subsidiary of SkyWest, Inc. (NASDAQ: SKYW), today announced that it will adopt the ExpressJet Airlines, Inc. "ExpressJet" name for its combined identity upon completion of its merger with ExpressJet Airlines. The merger is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2011, at which time the name would be effective. MarketWire

China Infrastructure Investment Corporation Announces Fiscal 2011 Year-End Results and Related Party Transactions
China Infrastructure Investment Corporation (NASDAQ: CIIC) (the "Company"), an emerging infrastructure development company operating in the People's Republic of China, today announces its audited financial results for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2011. The Company's revenues increased approximately US$13.2 million, or 30.9%, from US$42.6 million, to US$55 MarketWire

Juniper Networks Wins Carrier Ethernet World Congress Award
Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), the industry leader in network innovation, today announced it received a Carrier Ethernet World Congress (CEWC) Award at a prestigious gala held in Amsterdam, Netherlands as part of the recent CEWC event. The MX960 3D Universal Edge Router was named the winner in the "Best Carrier Ethernet Core Product" category. MarketWire

Seven Arts Announces Funding for Two Dark Art Films
Seven Arts Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ: SAPX) ("Seven Arts") announced today that it has closed an initial funding for two films to be produced by Dark Arts a division of Seven Arts' affiliate, Esplanade Pictures LLC ("Esplanade") MarketWire

Mike Coon Joins TAB Bank as Vice President of Equipment Leasing Division
As TAB Bank launches its Commercial Equipment Leasing Division to provide capital equipment financing solutions to companies throughout the United States, it is pleased to announce that Mike Coon has joined as Vice President of the newly created division. Mike will be based out of Grand Rapids, MI. MarketWire

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions' iPhone App "Unit and Hardness Converter" Surpasses 100,000 Downloads
Trelleborg's (STKM: TREL-B) iPhone App "Unit and Hardness Converter" this month surpassed 100,000 downloads, just more than five months since its release. MarketWire

Wave Accounting Raises $5 Million in Series A Financing
Wave Accounting Inc. today announced the closing of its Series A financing round, led by Charles River Ventures (CRV), with the participation of OMERS Ventures. The CDN$5 million in financing allows Wave to continue developing its free online accounting software for small businesses and marketing it internationally. MarketWire

New Energy's MotionPower(TM) System for Generating Sustainable Electricity From Moving Cars to Debut at High-Traffic Complex in Virginia
New Energy Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: NENE) (PINKSHEETS: NENE) today announced that the Company's latest MotionPower™-Express system, capable of generating sustainable electricity from moving vehicles, will debut at a high-traffic volume convention, exhibition and cultural center in the Virginia this month. MarketWire

MABIS DMI Healthcare Announces Name Change to Briggs Healthcare
Effective today, MABIS DMI Healthcare, a leading provider of progressive home health care products and durable medical equipment, has announced they have completed the final stage of its 3-year brand transition to change the company name to Briggs Healthcare. MarketWire

IC Places Lands First National Sponsorship Agreement: Pit Bull Becomes the Official Energy Drink of IC Places Websites and Video Programs
IC Places Inc. (OTCQB: ICPA), enjoying explosive viewership growth of its video properties and websites, has begun to secure major national advertising partners. IC Places announced today that Pit Bull Energy Drink has become the official energy drink for the company's websites and video programs. MarketWire

SOS Online Backup Debuts 5.0 Home Product Suite, Designed to Protect Your Social, Mobile and Desktop Life
SOS Online Backup (, the leading all-in-one solution for cloud backup and data protection, has released its breakthrough solution to protect your entire digital life. The newest version of SOS protects all of your data no matter where you store it or how you access it MarketWire

Choice Gold Corp. Completes Listing on Munich Stock Exchange
Choice Gold Corp. (CNSX: CHF)(MUN: OCG) ("Choice Gold" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that its common shares are now listed and trading on the Munich Stock Exchange under the symbol "OCG" and with the German securities code A1H7XR MarketWire

Thermador Teams With White on Rice Couple
Adding to its growing portfolio of partnered food personalities and writers, luxury kitchen appliance brand Thermador ( announced today a partnership with Todd Porter and Diane Cu, otherwise known as the White on Rice Couple. MarketWire

International Barrier Technology Releases Fiscal Year-End Results; Double Digit Growth in Sales Revenue and Sales Volumes of Shipments for the Period Ended June 30, 2011
International Barrier Technology Inc. ("Barrier") (OTCBB: IBTGF) (TSX-V: IBH), a manufacturer of proprietary fire-resistant building materials, is pleased to release Fiscal Year End 2011 financial results. Sales revenue generated for the fiscal period increased 25% from $2,606,254 to $3,256,019. Barrier is reporting net income of $895,811, or $0 MarketWire

The Most Anticipated Tech Industry Event of the Year, MEDIA PREDICTS: 2012, Coming Soon -- Nov. 30, 2011
The PRSA Silicon Valley today announced MEDIA PREDICTS: 2012 -- the definitive annual tech industry event that recognizes and honors top business and technology journalists and bloggers, and leads the industry discussion about the most notable technologies, trends and topics for the current year, while predicting also what's expected to be big in the year ahead MarketWire

GenOn Energy Announces Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Call
You are invited to listen to a webcast of GenOn's (NYSE: GEN) Third Quarter 2011 earnings call that will be broadcast live on the Internet at 9:00 a.m. Eastern on Wednesday, November 9, 2011. MarketWire

CubeSmart Announces the Date of Its Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Release and Conference Call
CubeSmart (NYSE: CUBE) announced today that the Company intends to release financial results for the three months ended September 30, 2011 on Thursday, November 3, 2011. An accompanying conference call will be held at 11:00 am ET on Friday, November 4, 2011. MarketWire

Webinar: How Are CIOs and IT Departments Tackling Non-IT Managed Devices in the Workforce?
iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS), a leading provider of mobile services for enterprises and service providers, today announced a October 27 webinar that reveals how CIOs and IT departments are tackling the loss of control as the mobile workforce expands, and connectivity costs are set to rise. Registration for the webinar is available at: MarketWire

Lantronix Bolsters Executive Team With Vice Presidents of Sales and Product Management
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 three new hires to the sales and product management teams. The addition of these individuals will strengthen Lantronix' world-class leadership and help cultivate new sales and product strategies. MarketWire Alerts: AER Energy, Blockbuster A, Raystream, Avstar Aviation, Genta, Quest Oil, Fannie Mae, Emisphere Tech is a premier source for microcap research - providing a wide range of due diligence and investment insight on stocks all over the market. Investment Reports are primarily focused on alerting our valued subscribers to small cap and microcap companies poised for explosive movement in the market MarketWire

NASDAQ Panel Grants Request of for Continued Listing, Inc. (NASDAQ: DIET), a leading provider of convenient at-home diet, fitness and healthy lifestyle solutions, today announced that on October 13, 2011, it received notice that the NASDAQ Listing Qualifications Panel (the "Panel") has determined to grant the Company's request for continued listing MarketWire

Deep Energy Retrofit Demonstrates Significant Energy Savings With Help of Columbia Gas of Massachusetts
The Center for EcoTechnology (CET) is dedicated to "making green make sense," so it's only appropriate that a major renovation with up to 60 percent energy savings over conventional building methods was recently completed by this organization through a community partnership with Columbia Gas of Massachusetts MarketWire

Minister for Immigration Announces TOEFL(R) Test Score Equivalencies for Student Visas in Australia
Following the approval by the Hon. Chris Bowen MP, Minister for Immigration and Citizenship of the TOEFL® test for student visas in May 2011, the Minister has now accepted the test score equivalencies identified by ETS research for the TOEFL test when compared to International English Language Testing System (IELTS®) scores MarketWire

Northland Strengthens its Kaunisvaara Operational Management Team
Northland Resources S.A. (TSX: NAU)(OSLO: NAUR)(FRANKFURT: NPK) - ("Northland" or "the Company") is pleased to announce four new key management appointments that will ensure continued progress of its Kaunisvaara iron ore project on time and on budget. With the appointment of the following individuals, Northland is proceeding with the hiring of the operational staff. MarketWire

Founder of Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar Sells 40 Locations to Affiliate of IHOP's Largest Franchisee; Will Serve as CEO of Acquiring Organization
DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE: DIN), parent company of Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar and IHOP Restaurants, today announced that existing Applebee's franchisee, Neighborhood Restaurant Partners, LLC, an affiliate of IHOP's largest franchisee, has purchased the assets of Apple Restaurants, Inc. including 40 Applebee's franchise-operated restaurants located in Atlanta and surrounding areas. MarketWire

Eskom and Hitachi Sweat on Boilers for 4,800 Megawatt Medupi Project, an Industrial Info News Alert

Dominion Unveils Aggressive Capital Spending Program, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Dominion Resources Incorporated (NYSE:D) (Richmond, Virginia) is planning capital projects totaling at least $13.4 billion for its regulated electric and gas utility operations by 2016. The company also plans to retrofit and retire merchant generators it owns in Massachusetts and Illinois. Compliance with U.S MarketWire

AGIC Insurance Supports Teen Driver Safety Week in Florida
The third week of October is National Teen Driver Safety Week. Teen driving injuries and deaths are a tragic reality in Florida and nationwide. Parents are a big part of the solution and should help their teen after he or she finishes the driver's education course. Moms, dads, and even older siblings can ride along with the teen to help them make smart decisions MarketWire

MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon, 10/14
Doing business in India, green tech in China, 80% LTV jumbo mortgage, oil and gas, auto leasing; this week on MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon. MoneyTV is the internationally syndicated television program all about money and what makes it happen, (, featuring informative interviews with company CEOs, providing insights into their operations and outlooks for their futures. MarketWire

ifm electronic Invests in the Asian Market
On 12 October 2011 ifm electronic gmbh opened its first production and development centre in Singapore. MarketWire

Incheon Nam-Gu Office Collaborates With Cisco to Realize 'Smart Nam-Gu' Vision
Incheon Nam-Gu Office announced today that it will collaborate with Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) to realize its 'Smart Nam-Gu' vision. The collaboration will focus on using Cisco's Smart+Connected Communities initiative as a blueprint for the redevelopment of the Ju An 2 and 4 Dong areas into a smart city. MarketWire

Sony Ericsson reports third quarter 2011 results

The Russell Greater China Large Cap Index Reflected a (-19.1%) Loss YTD Through October 11
The Russell Greater China Large Cap Index suffered a substantial (-19.1%) loss year-to-date through October 11, underperforming the U.S. Large Cap Russell 1000® Index which reflected a (-4%) loss for the same time period. MarketWire

Metso to Deliver Biomass-Fired Steam Boiler Plant to Valio's Lapinlahti Cheese Plant
Metso will deliver a steam boiler plantto Valio's Lapinlahti production plants.The boiler plant will be delivered by the Metso-Wärtsilä jointventure MW Power.In addition to the boiler plant, the delivery includes all of the necessaryinstallations, the commissioning and the Metso DNA automation system. Thevalueof the order will not be disclosed. MarketWire

Zhaikmunai LP: Gas Treatment Facility (GTF) Status Update

Xcite Energy Limited - Exercise of Share Warrants

Dockwise Ltd: Dockwise Vanguard books second journey for delivery in 2013
Dockwise Ltd. today announces itssecond project for the new-build vessel Dockwise Vanguard. Directly followingthe transportation of the Jack & St. Malo platform to the Gulf of Mexico in2013, the Dockwise Vanguard will return to Korea to load and transport theGoliat floating, production, storage and offloading vessel [FPSO] to northernNorway. MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Leading Companies at 2011 Asia Pacific Best Practices Awards
Frost & Sullivan today recognized exemplary corporations within the Automotive, Healthcare, Industrial Technologies, Logistics and Information & Communication Technologies industries in the region at the 2011 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Best Practices Awards, held at the Resort World, Sentosa, Singapore. MarketWire

Rhode Island Producer Chad A. Verdi Makes $1M Offer for Amanda Knox's Life Rights; Offer Made Through Verdi Productions With Mr. Verdi to Produce Alongside Partner Noah Kraft
Rhode Island Producer Chad A. Verdi has made an official offer of One Million Dollars (U.S. $1,000,000) for Amanda Knox's life rights. If accepted, film to be produced by Mr. Verdi and Noah Kraft. The offer was made through Verdi Productions and is being handled by Hollywood entertainment attorney, Anita First. MarketWire

Action Products International, Inc. (APII) Announces Its Third Quarter Financials
Action Products International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: APII) is pleased to present its condensed financial statements for the quarter ended September 30, 2011. The financial statement has also been posted on as part of bringing the company current with necessary filings. MarketWire

Expert's Economic Outlook, Global - Equity Research on NetLogic Microsystems, Inc. and Analog Devices, Inc.
Today, announced its research report highlighting NetLogic Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: NETL) and Analog Devices, Inc. (NYSE: ADI). Full content and research is available at MarketWire

EastBridge's Management Announces Shareholder Conference Call on Monday, October 24
EastBridge Investment Group (EBIG) (OTCBB: EBIG) (OTCQB: EBIG) today announced a Shareholder Telephone Conference as follows: MarketWire

PPJ Enterprise Updates Its Shareholders
PPJ Enterprise (PINKSHEETS: PPJE) (The Company), a leader in proprietary automated health care reimbursement cycle software (all specialties), online health information digital systems software and practice information management digital system software for health care providers and general businesses, today updates its shareholders: MarketWire

Franklin Street Properties Corp. Declares Quarterly Dividend
Franklin Street Properties Corp. ("FSP") (NYSE Amex: FSP), an investment firm specializing in real estate, announced today that its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.19 per share of common stock for the period July 1, 2011 through September 30, 2011, payable on November 18, 2011 to stockholders of record as of October 28, 2011. MarketWire

Road Runner Sports Premieres Grand Opening of Newest Store in Bellevue, WA
Get ready to party! Join Road Runner Sports for a weekend of fun celebrating the Grand Opening of Road Runner Sports' Bellevue, WA retail store. Kick off the fun Friday, October 21st with an exclusive VIP party and continue the celebration through Sunday, October 23rd. The store is over 5,000 square feet to house the area's biggest-ever selection of running, walking and fitness gear. MarketWire

Spring Creek Healthcare Systems, Inc. Announces Sales and Marketing Agreement With ECAP Capital, LLC for Its ReVersital Red Skincare Products
Spring Creek (OTCBB: SCRK) announces that it has signed a DRTV Sales and Marketing agreement for the ReVersital® Red microdermabrasion products which it licensed from M-Solo International, Inc. The ReVersital family of products advances the art of skin care and microdermabrasion. The products simplify the entire skin care regime to make it easy, portable and multi-functioning. Kelly T MarketWire

New Hampshire Thrift Bancshares, Inc. Announces Earnings for Third Quarter
New Hampshire Thrift Bancshares, Inc. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: NHTB), the holding company for Lake Sunapee Bank, fsb (the "Bank"), today reported consolidated net income for the nine months ended September 30, 2011 of $6,038,630, or $0.96 per common share (assuming dilution), compared to $5,827,086, or $0 MarketWire

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