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Google co-founder Brin never spent time on social networking sites
Google co-founder Sergey Brin has revealed that he is not a very social person and has never spent much time on social networking sites. ANI

Information Technology is strongest sector in Indian economy, claims Sibal
Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal has said information technology is the strongest sector of the nation's economy. ANI

Fujitsu Ranks in Newsweek's Global Top 500 Green Companies
Fujitsu today announced it has been included in the Newsweek Green Global 500 Rankings, coming in as Number 13. The Newsweek Green Rankings places companies based on their actual environmental footprint, management of that footprint and sustainability communications ACN Newswire

JETRO Releases the Results of its 2011 Survey on Business Conditions of Japanese Manufacturers in Europe, Turkey and North America
On October 14, the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) released the results of its latest surveys on Japanese manufacturers in Europe and Turkey (hereafter "Europe"), and North America. Both surveys were conducted between July and August 2011, and 847 valid replies were received from firms in the US (a 77.6% response rate) ACN Newswire

Can You Engage Your Stakeholders Effectively in the Ever Changing Media Landscape?
Social media platforms have presided over other communication mediums for frequent exchange of information. Practitioners are constantly struggling to find a way to engage with stakeholders effectively in the digital age - choosing the appropriate social media tool to maximise target audience outreach have thus taken precedence ACN Newswire

The Festival of Media Asia Announces 2011 Awards Finalists
The Festival of Media, the world's first festival of media creativity and innovation, today announced the finalists for the first Festival of Media Asia Awards 2011. 81 nominees were chosen out of over 400 entries from 16 countries. Entries from Australia dominated the nominees list followed by strong showings from Singapore, China and Hong Kong ACN Newswire

Hong Kong Takes Active Role to Assist U.S. Business Expansion in Asia through the Pacific Bridge Initiative Partnership Agreement
November marks the first anniversary of the Pacific Bridge Initiative (PBI), a cooperative venture between the U.S. and Hong Kong, which has been helping American businesses grow in Asia by utilizing the Hong Kong business platform to access marketsin Mainland China and across the region. The program's success is evidenced by the U.S ACN Newswire China's Total Number of 3G Subscribers Reached 100 Million
According to the recent research of, by September, China's 3G subscribers exceeded 100 million. In August the penetration of 3G subscribers has exceeded 10%. ( points out that according to latest data released by the operators, as of September, China Unicom's total number of 3G users reached 30.23 million ACN Newswire

Double A Accelerates Investment in Rural Economy with Innovative Process Monitoring System
Double A (, through an improved process monitoring system, increases its demand for Paper Trees thereby increasing the additional income of its contract farmers across Thailand.Double A Paper-Tree, a special breed of hardwoodgrown between rice paddies (Khan-na) increases the income of farmers of up to THB 3,000 (USD 100), given the available Khan-na per rai (6 ACN Newswire

Mazda2 Local Assembly Begins at New Vietnam Plant
Mazda Motor Corporation has announced that a Grand Opening Ceremony was held today to mark the beginning of Mazda2 local assembly in Vietnam. The Mazda2(1) is being produced at a newly-constructed assembly plant owned by Vina Mazda Automobile Manufacturing Co., Ltd(2) in the Nui Thanh district of Quang Nam province, central Vietnam ACN Newswire

MLA Hosts "Iron Beauty" Japanese Female Meat Industry Representatives for Australia Study Tour
Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA), as part of its "Iron Beauty" program to promote the importance of iron-rich beef in a healthy diet, announces a new round of study tours to Australia for female representatives from Japan's leading Australian beef users ACN Newswire

CASBAA 2011 Has The Industry Covered
The CASBAA Convention 2011 has the industry covered through a compelling range of sessions featuring internationally renowned guest speakers. Themed TV365: Watch Closely!, the show will be staged in Hong Kong, October 31st - November 3rd at the GrandHyatt ACN Newswire

Philippine Investment Summit (PISGFM) to Welcome More Than 40 Global Investment Houses on Oct 27 in Manila
The Philippine Investment Summit for Global Fund Managers (PISGFM) organizing committee is pleased to announce that more than 40 fund houses and investors with a combined asset under management of over USD100 billion will attend the Summit on the 27th of October 2011 at the Makati Shangri-La, Philippines ACN Newswire

Media Mogul Murdoch Condemns Live Animal Export at News Corp's AGM at LCA's Urging
Chris DeRose, president and founder of Last Chance for Animals (LCA), was the only guest (non-shareholder or media), invited by Murdoch himself, to attend the News Corporation's annual general meeting. The invitation was prompted by a letter LCA sent to Murdoch threatening civil disobedience if Murdoch did not take an official stance condemning Australia's live animal export MarketWire

Arizona Lottery Lounge Returns to the 2011 Arizona State Fair
The Arizona Lottery Lounge returns to the Arizona State Fair this year, rolling out its red carpet, music, disco ball and money blower machine for players and fair attendees. Located at the entrance to the Arizona Lottery Backyard, the Arizona Lottery Lounge is a nightclub-like atmosphere for ages 21 and older. MarketWire

Mixbook Extends Paper Stock Choices, Celebrates With Special Promotion
Mixbook, the free online photo service that offers the most customizable photo books, holiday photo cards and photo calendars on the planet, today announced its new line-up of premier paper stock choices, just in time for the holiday season. MarketWire

Hampshire First Bank Reports Third Quarter Results
Hampshire First Bank (the "Bank") (OTCBB: HFBN) today announced net income of $584,000, or $0.21 per share (basic and diluted), for the quarter ended September 30, 2011 compared to $363,000, or $.13 per share (basic and diluted), for the quarter ended September 30, 2010. For the nine months ended September 30, 2011, net income was $1,388,000, or $0 MarketWire

Vectren Utility Holdings Prices $100 Million of Senior Unsecured Notes
Vectren Corporation (NYSE: VVC) today announced that its subsidiary, Vectren Utility Holdings, Inc. ("VUHI"), priced $100 million of its senior unsecured notes. The notes were sold to various institutional investors through the private placement market. VUHI will be issuing $100 million of 5.00 percent senior notes due February 3, 2042 MarketWire

"Smart Shopping" Windows Phone App to Enable Hyper-Local Grocery Shopping Lists
Grocery Server, the largest digital grocery marketing platform in the U.S., and Smart Shopping, developer of the Smart Shopping mobile app on Windows Phone, today announced that the two companies have teamed up to create a powerful grocery shopping experience that also marks a first for Windows Phone MarketWire

Cape Bancorp, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2011 Results
Cape Bancorp, Inc. ("Cape Bancorp" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: CBNJ), the parent company of Cape Bank, announces its operating results for the quarter ended September 30, 2011. MarketWire

Fish & Richardson Senior Principal John B. Pegram Receives 2011 Outstanding Service Award From AIPLA
Fish & Richardson today announced that John B. Pegram, a senior principal in the firm's New York office, has received the 2011 President's Outstanding Service Award from the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA). The award recognizes one individual's years of service to AIPLA as a member and committee leader. Mr MarketWire

Harte-Hanks Announces 3rd Quarter 2011 Conference Call
Harte-Hanks, Inc. (NYSE: HHS), a worldwide direct and targeted multichannel marketing company, is scheduled to release its third quarter 2011 financial results on Thursday, October 27, 2011. The company will host a conference call to discuss the earnings release on October 27, 2011, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time MarketWire

Emerging World Pharma Inc. Updates on Sunyani, Ghana Manufacturing Facility
Emerging World Pharma Inc. (PINKSHEETS: EWPI) -- Strategic partner, African Global Pharma (AGP), has now completed all regulatory requirements for production at its Sunyani, Ghana facility. Samples and dossiers of the AGP product line are currently awaiting final approval from the Food and Drug Board of Ghana. MarketWire

Catch the Wave of Unique Holiday Gifts From the Aaron Chang Ocean Art Gallery
What to do when it's time to get a unique holiday gift for the person who has it all? World renowned ocean art photographer Aaron Chang and internationally acclaimed artist Wade Koniakowsky of the Aaron Chang Ocean Art Gallery are offering affordable and creative items this holiday season that appeal to ocean lovers of all budget levels. MarketWire

Tuxis Corporation Announces Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results
Tuxis Corporation (PINKSHEETS: TUXS) today reported its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011. MarketWire

Now Is the Season to Fall for Value at Magnolia Lane in Elk Grove by William Lyon Homes
William Lyon Homes' Fall for Value Event is currently underway at their Magnolia Lane neighborhood in Elk Grove and buyers who want a great deal are encouraged to act quickly to take advantage of this limited-time opportunity from October 15, 2011 through November 13, 2011. This fall season smart consumers can benefit from value-priced homes on year-end move-ins MarketWire

Intergraph(R) Discovery Tours on November 2nd in Yamaguchi and November 3rd in Kita-Kyushu, Japan to Demonstrate CADWorx(R) Plant Integration With CAESAR II(R) and PV Elite(R)
Intergraph will host Discovery Tour events on November 2 in Yamaguchi and November 3, 2011 in Kita-Kyushu, Japan that will demonstrate Intergraph CADWorx Plant Professional and CADWorx P&ID Professional, including how they integrate with Intergraph CAESAR II for pipe stress analysis and PV Elite for vessel and exchanger analysis MarketWire

Congressman Frank, Secretary Sullivan Join New Bedford Mayor Lang to Launch Ambitious, City-Wide Solar Power Initiative
Congressman Barney Frank and Environmental Affairs Secretary Richard K. Sullivan Jr. today joined City of New Bedford Mayor Scott W. Lang to launch a city-wide, multi-site solar power initiative that will use solar panels that are exclusively manufactured in the United States MarketWire

Pacific Sands, Inc. Announces Share Buyback Program
Pacific Sands, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PFSD) (OTCQB: PFSD) (, which manufactures environmentally friendly, non-toxic liquid and powder cleaning, laundry, and water treatment products, announced today its board of directors has approved a 4,000,000 share buyback program. Shares may be purchased in public or private transactions from time to time. MarketWire

The WISP: Finally a Solution to Sand on the Putting Green
In the game of golf, etiquette is arguably the most defining characteristic differentiating it from other sports. There is no referee or supervisor, making the game reliant on each golfer to show consideration for other players and to abide by the rules MarketWire

APHL and GWU Host Fifth International Institute for Public Health Laboratory Management in Namibia
The Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) and the George Washington University (GWU) School of Public Health and Health Services will hold their fifth International Institute for Public Health Laboratory Management on October 24-November 4, 2011, in Windhoek, Namibia MarketWire

Hundreds Recycle Over 12,000 lbs During Rockland Shred Event
Palisades Federal Credit Union, the largest Rockland County based Credit Union, collected over 12,000 pounds of sensitive documents during October 15th's annual "Rockland County Shred Day." Nearly 500 participants showed up for the multi-location event that took place concurrently at each of the Credit Union's Rockland County branches. MarketWire

Barona Resort & Casino Taps Bruce Lowder as VP of Finance

Hitor Announces CAD Railway Industries Testing in Montreal, QC Canada
Hitor Group, Inc. (OTCQB: HITR) (the "Company") is pleased to announce a non-brokered private placement. MarketWire

Karen Capili Debuts Spring/Summer 2012 Couture Line at L.A. Fashion Weekend at Sunset Gower Studios
Karen Capili, one of the newest and most talked-about designers on the West Coast, will debut her inaugural line of couture at the L.A. Fashion Weekend at Sunset Gower Studios at a gala event on Saturday, October 22 MarketWire

Jacobs Entertainment, Inc. Renews Development Plans in Diamondhead
Jacobs Entertainment, Inc. ("JEI"), an owner and operator of multiple gaming properties, today announced its intent to reapply for the rezoning of property in Diamondhead, Mississippi to permit the development of an integrated hotel and casino resort located close to Interstate 10. MarketWire

Fall for Value at ThreeSixty by William Lyon Homes and Take Advantage of Special Pricing on Year-End Move-Ins
William Lyon Homes' Fall for Value Event is kicking off today at the gated community of ThreeSixty at South Bay, the recent winner of Best Attached Community of the Year in an Urban Setting*. Visit now to benefit from value-priced homes on year-end move-ins and the builder will also throw in a Free washer, dryer and refrigerator as a signing bonus MarketWire

AOMA Members Conclude That Prior Authorization Is Barrier to Patient Care
Arizona physicians share the same concerns when it comes to prior authorizations. Results from a member survey found on the AOMA website ( affirm that this growing trend dictated by health plans, or third party administrators, is quickly becoming an obstruction to caring for patients. MarketWire

NewTek Honors Emmy(R) Winning Visual Effects Artists at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
NewTek, a worldwide leader of 3D animation and video products, announced today Emmy® winning, NewTek LightWave 3D® visual effects artists will be honored at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in Hollywood on Thursday, November 10, 2011 MarketWire

Commercial, Residential Properties to Sell in Atlanta, Macon Auctions
A former Bruster's Ice Cream location, 85 townhouse lots and a Macon office building will be among dozens of bank-owned properties to be auctioned Nov. 15-16, with John Dixon & Associates handling the sale. MarketWire

Fifield Companies and Wood Partners Break Ground on K2, Fifth and Final Luxury Apartment Tower at K Station in Chicago
Seven years after ground was broken on the first apartment tower at the K Station master-planned community, Chicago-based Fifield Companies and national developer Wood Partners announce they will start construction this month on the development's fifth and final apartment building, K2. MarketWire

Blackhawk Network Acquires Cardpool
Blackhawk Network, a leading provider of prepaid and financial payments products for consumers and businesses, announced the acquisition of Cardpool, the fast-growing gift card exchange company where consumers can buy, sell and trade gift cards. MarketWire

Hal Downing Joins Security Benefit as Regional Director, Personal Retirement Savings
Security Benefit, a Guggenheim Partners Company, today announced that Hal Downing has joined the Personal Retirement Savings (PRS) Group as a Regional Director covering the Midwest. MarketWire

MOSCOT Launches The MOSCOT Custom Colors Collection
MOSCOT, the New York City eyewear institution renowned worldwide for its iconic eyewear, today announced the super special, limited edition, MOSCOT Custom Colors Collection -- 30 MOSCOT Original frames hand dyed to create one-of-a-kind frame colors, featuring authentic vintage glass lenses from the 1950s, pulled from the MOSCOT family archives. MarketWire

The Ultimate Halloween Party -- Hosted by the Producer of Halloween
WHAT: Sure to be the biggest Halloween bash of 2011, the sCare Foundation Halloween Launch Benefit will also be the night's most fearsome fundraiser MarketWire

Start the Holiday Season With the $1 Million Cash & Cadillacs Promotion at Red Hawk Casino
Red Hawk Casino is giving their Rewards Club members a head start on the holidays with their $1 Million Cash & Cadillacs promotion that begins Oct. 31. Club members can win cash, prizes and more and be entered into the January 7 & 8 Grand Finale Drawings where two Cadillacs will be given away, one on Saturday and one on Sunday. MarketWire

Zite Gives Users Access to Multiple Profiles on the iPad
Zite, a news app for the iPad that gives users a personalized magazine-like experience, today announced the addition of multiple profiles, a feature highly requested by Zite users and code named Sybil. Since people tend to have different reading preferences, families or households who share an iPad can now create multiple Zite profiles without having to splurge on another iPad MarketWire

Prince William County, VA Awards $2.7M Contract to EnerGov for Permitting & Land Management System
Prince William County, the state of Virginia's second largest county and located centrally to northern Virginia's 1.2 million workers, has chosen EnerGov Solutions through a rigorous and competitive evaluation process, to implement EnerGov's flagship EnerGov 9 Enterprise Server™ platform. MarketWire

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Atlanta Falcons Tickets Available at
Pinnacle Athletes has announced today that Atlanta Falcons Tickets for the remaining 2011 NFL season are available for purchase at their partner site Seats to all remaining home and road games are available for sale with a comprehensive inventory for fans to choose from. MarketWire

Take Advantage of the Fall for Value Event and Celebrate the Holidays in a New Venue Home by William Lyon Homes
Homebuyers who dream of celebrating the holidays in a beautiful new home are encouraged to take advantage of William Lyon Homes' Fall for Value Event at Venue in Vista Del Mar, where limited-time value-priced new homes offer incredible savings and a FREE appliance package that includes a washer, dryer and refrigerator as a signing bonus MarketWire

TicketNetwork Advisory -- Top Ten Pop and Rock Acts Currently on Tour
Fan favorites Bob Seger and Sting are the two leading artists among the pop and rock acts currently selling tickets on the TicketNetwork Exchange*. Joining Seger and Sting in the top ten are Guns N' Roses, Paul Simon, Selena Gomez, Katy Perry, Straight No Chaser, Ryan Adams, Josh Groban, and Roger Daltrey. MarketWire

Westfield Insurance Recognized for Excellence in Sharing Knowledge Online
Westfield Insurance has earned the prestigious 2011 Standard of Excellence WebAward from the Web Marketing Association. This honor recognizes for high scores across the board in the categories of design, innovation, technology, content, ease of use, interactivity and copywriting. MarketWire

Media Alert: Carbon Design Systems' Engineering VP to Present "Performance Analysis of Cortex-A15 and AX14" at ARM TechCon

Championship Week Features Top iPhone(R) Apps Seldom Available for Free
AppAllStar, a daily free app promotion site marketed by W3i, announces Championship Week, October 23rd to October 30th, to celebrate one million downloads of its AppAllStar iOS app. Championship Week will feature seven of the top ranking paid apps from companies such as Sega and SkyVu offered for free for just 24 hours. These popular apps are seldom offered to the public at no charge. MarketWire

easyhome Ltd. Announces Appointment of Rod Adams to Board of Directors
easyhome Ltd. (TSX: EH), Canada's largest merchandise leasing Company and a growing provider of financial services, today announced the appointment of Mr. Rod Adams to the Board of Directors. MarketWire

Integrys Energy Group, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Conference Call
On Thursday, November 3, at 8 a.m. Central time, Integrys Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE: TEG) will host a conference call to review third quarter 2011 financial results, as well as future prospects. Third quarter 2011 financial results documents will be posted to the company's website after market close on November 2, 2011. MarketWire

Amerigo Announces Q3-2011 Production Results
Amerigo Resources Ltd. (TSX: ARG) ("Amerigo" or the "Company") announced production results for the third quarter of 2011 from Minera Valle Central ("MVC"), the Company's operations located near Rancagua, Chile. MVC produced 11.01 million pounds of copper and 186,297 pounds of molybdenum during the three months ended September 30, 2011. MarketWire

Light Media Implements Key Internet and Radio Initiatives
Light Media (PINKSHEETS: LGMH), Inspirational Media Specialist, announced today that it has implemented several key Internet and Radio Initiatives, in furtherance of its recent addition to the RBR-TVBR Media Index (see full RBR-TVBR Media Index listing at: MarketWire

Seegene Awarded European Patent for Dual Priming Oligonucleotide (DPO(TM)) Technology
Seegene, Inc., a leader in multiplex molecular diagnostics (M-MoDx), today announced that it has been awarded a patent by the European Patent Office (EPO) for its Dual Priming Oligonucleotide (DPO™) technology. MarketWire

Medicure Announces Graduation to TSX Venture Exchange
Medicure Inc. ("Medicure" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: MPH.H)(PINK SHEETS: MCUJ) is pleased to announce that the TSX Venture Exchange has granted approval for Medicure to graduate from the NEX, to the TSX Venture Exchange as a Tier 2 issuer. Medicure's shares will commence trading on the TSX Venture Exchange on Monday, October 24, 2011. The Company's trading symbol will also change from MPH MarketWire

Know What's Next: Leading Chinese Business School CKGSB Is Fostering China Insight for Coming Decade
Beijing-based Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) is exporting unique insight on China to the United States by co-organizing today's Eighth China Institute Executive Summit in New York. The annual summit shapes the course of U.S MarketWire

Expesite Hires Industry Executive
Expesite is proud to announce Robert Lambe has joined the company as an industry expert in the energy field. Lambe comes to Expesite with extensive knowledge in the utility industry and specializes in the company's Vision(FM) (Facilities Management) and Vision(MM) (Maintenance Management) products MarketWire

Visual Magnetics' New Digital Fabric Recognized at 2011 SGIA Expo

Chinese Labour Camp Survivor Exposes Chinese Justice System in "The Black Wall"
Author Qi Jiazhen today announced the highly anticipated "The Black Wall" (ISBN # 9781742840178), her personal account of 13 years in a Chinese labour-camp. MarketWire

/ Correction - Islandsbanki
In the news release, "Islandsbanki to Participate in Geothermal Energy Expo," issued Thursday, October 20, 2011 by Islandsbanki, we are advised by the company that the Contact information section should read "Arni Magnusson" with the email address "" rather than "Sigurjon Magnusson" and the email address "" as originally issued MarketWire

Empire Post Media Announces Delivery of 3D 'Journey Beyond' TV Pilot to The Fremantle Corporation
Empire Post Media, Inc. (OTCBB: EMPM) announces that is has delivered the 3D version of the pilot for the reality television series "Journey Beyond" to worldwide distributor The Fremantle Corporation. MarketWire

MediaTechnics Acquires Air Transport Company, Projects Revenues of $2,000,000 Over Next 12 Months
MediaTechnics Corporation (PINKSHEETS: MEDT) is pleased to announce that it has acquired all of the assets and operations of LA Jet Setters ("LA Jet") through the purchase of all of the outstanding shares of a newly formed Nevada LLC, Noble Jets LLC (Noble). Noble was formed in order to effect the transaction as a tax-free exchange. MarketWire

Golden Phoenix Appoints Capital Market Expert John Di Girolamo to Board of Directors
Golden Phoenix Minerals, Inc. (the "Company") (OTCBB: GPXM) is pleased to announce that on October 20th, 2011, its Board of Directors appointed Mr. John Di Girolamo to the Company's Board, effective immediately. MarketWire

Lpath Schedules Investor Update Conference Call for Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. ET
Lpath, Inc. (OTCBB: LPTN), the industry leader in lipidomics-based antibody therapeutics, will hold a conference call on Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time to provide a status update and to outline the company's near-term goals. MarketWire

Travel-Intel Now on
Travel-Intel, a new travel industry newsletter published by and produced by award-winning travel journalist Lark Ellen Gould, can now be seen in two places on the Internet., a directory and search resource with information on sightseeing tours available in cities all over the world, now carries a full version of Travel-Intel. Tours MarketWire

Jeff Cain Joins CSA Travel Protection
CSA Travel Protection (CSA), a Europ Assistance Group company dedicated for the past 20 years to providing affordable travel insurance and emergency assistance services, today announced that Jeff Cain joins the company as national sales manager, retail and custom markets MarketWire

IEC Ranked No. 3 on Forbes 100 Best Small Companies List
IEC Electronics Corp. (NYSE Amex: IEC) a leading full service EMS provider specializing in complex electronics, today announced that it was ranked No. 3 on the Forbes 100 Best Small Companies in America. The list can be accessed online at MarketWire

The Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH) Launches Innovative Sustainable Working Conditions Program for Over 100 Electronics Factories in Pearl River Delta Region, China
The Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH) launched today, on behalf of their partners, a new program for electronics factories in China. The program is intended to work with over 100 factories to support the development of innovative workforce management practices and to implement sustainability and better business performance MarketWire

TP-LINK Brings Social Media Fun and New Products to "gdgt live" Los Angeles
TP-LINK, a leading global provider of networking products, will be exhibiting at the first ever gdgt live at Club Nokia in Los Angeles on October 28th. Admission is free for everyone to come and see the latest and greatest technology. To celebrate, TP-LINK will be hosting social media contests at their booth as well as displaying some new upcoming wireless networking products. MarketWire

Barry Yelton Joins TAB Bank as VP
As TAB Bank continues to expand its financial offerings to a broader spectrum of industries, it is pleased to announce the addition of Barry Yelton to the Business Development team as Vice President and Business Development Officer based in Charlotte, NC. MarketWire

Sophos and the National Cyber Security Alliance Present the State of Cyber Security
MarketWire Adds New Premium Beauty Brands to Selection
b-glowing -- -- a leading online specialty beauty retailer featuring a premium collection of the world's finest beauty and lifestyle products announced today the addition of new beauty brands including Ellis Faas, Bliss, Frederic Fekkai, Donna Karan Cashmere Mist and Jouer Cosmetics; joining b-glowing's selection of more than 100 brands MarketWire

For The Earth Corporation Strengthens Its Portfolio With Kat Box King
For The Earth Corporation (PINKSHEETS: FTEG) is excited to announce that they have completed their acquisition of Kat Box King, manufacturer of Litter To Go, a disposable cat litter box that contains ready-to-use cat litter. MarketWire

Wall Street Reporter, Inc. Interviews Micro Imaging Technology, Inc. Chairman and CEO, Michael Brennan
Michael Brennan, CEO and Chairman of Micro Imaging Technology, Inc. (OTCBB: MMTC) (OTCQB: MMTC), the developer of a patented stand-alone optically-based pathogenic bacteria identification system, was interviewed October 20 by The Wall Street Reporter Senior Analyst Juan Costello. The interview provides an overview of the Company, its technology and an update on the Company's recent achievements MarketWire

Zayo to Present at Capacity North America 2011 Conference
Zayo will present at the Capacity North America 2011 Conference taking place October 26 and 27, 2011 in Toronto, Canada. The conference will be held at the Hilton Toronto. MarketWire

AVI BioPharma's RNA-Based Therapeutics for Treatment of Ebola and Marburg Viruses Show Positive Safety Data in First Five of Six Cohorts of Phase 1 Clinical Studies
AVI BioPharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVII), a developer of RNA-based therapeutics, today announced positive safety results from the first five cohorts of Phase I single ascending dose trials of AVI-6002 and AVI-6003, AVI's lead drug candidates being evaluated for the treatment of Ebola virus and Marburg virus, respectively. MarketWire

OMERS Private Equity Acquires Great Expressions Dental Centers
OMERS Private Equity, the private equity arm of the OMERS Worldwide group of companies, has partnered with existing management to purchase GEDC Super Holdings Inc. (together with its affiliates, "Great Expressions" or the "Company") from affiliates of private equity firm Audax Group. MarketWire

Horizon Pharma to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell on October 24, 2011
Horizon Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: HZNP) today announced that the Company's chairman, president and chief executive officer, Timothy P. Walbert, is scheduled to preside over the NASDAQ Closing Bell Ceremony in New York on Monday, October 24, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. ET. Horizon's common stock began trading on the NASDAQ Global Market on July 28, 2011 under the symbol "HZNP." MarketWire

WABCO Appoints Mary Petrovich to Board of Directors, Further Diversifying Board's Experience
WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC) (, a global technology leader and tier-one supplier to the commercial vehicle industry, today announced that on October 18, 2011 its board of directors increased the size of the board to nine members and appointed Mary L. Petrovich to fill the new position MarketWire

L.A. Kings Teams Up With Bunchball to Increase Fan Engagement
Bunchball, the pioneer and market leader in gamification, is teaming up with the Los Angeles Kings to launch a gamified fan appreciation program where fans can come together to interact and express their dedication to the team. The program, which uses game mechanics like challenges, achievements and rewards to increase user engagement and loyalty, is the first of its kind in the sports world. MarketWire

Meadows Bank Successfully Sells Its Third SBA 504 Loan Pool
Meadows Bank, a full service community bank specializing in Small Business Administration (SBA) and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) loans, headquartered in Las Vegas, NV, announced today it has successfully sold its third SBA 504 loan pool under the SBA First Mortgage Loan Pooling Program. MarketWire

U.S. Steel Companies Express Different Ideas About Growth, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- This week, U.S. steel manufacturers Steel Dynamics Incorporated (NASDAQ:STLD) (SDI) (Fort Wayne, Indiana) and Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) (Charlotte, North Carolina) presented positive quarterly earnings results MarketWire

PPG Industries Continues Winning Streak With Companywide Gains in Third-Quarter 2011, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Leading coatings and specialty products company PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) reported solid companywide gains for the third quarter of 2011, as every segment successfully implemented higher selling prices to offset rising costs, despite mostly flat volumes MarketWire

DuPont and AgraQuest Partner on Biofungicide for France
AgraQuest Inc. and DuPont announced today the signing of an agreement for the development and distribution of a new biopesticide DPX RNP31 based on AgraQuest's patented microbial active ingredient, Bacillus pumilus QST 2808. MarketWire

MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon, 10/21
IMGG and FDA, Guerrero test results, Eco-Pole, electronic rent payments, international real estate, clean tech; this week on MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon. MoneyTV is the internationally syndicated television program all about money and what makes it happen, (http://www.moneytv MarketWire

Agria Regains Compliance on an Accelerated Basis With NYSE's Minimum Average Closing Price Listing Standard
Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based company with investments in the agriculture sector, today announced that the Company regained compliance on an accelerated basis with the New York Stock Exchange continued listing standard requiring a listed security to maintain a minimum average closing price of $1.00 per share over a consecutive 30-trading-day period MarketWire

Lattice Semiconductor to Present at Goldman Sachs Conference
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) today announced that it is scheduled to present at Goldman Sachs Small Cap Technology Conference on Thursday, November 10 at Le Meridian in San Francisco. Darin G. Billerbeck, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Joe Bedewi, Corporate Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will be presenting MarketWire

FIMALAC: Completion of the sale of Algorithmics
Fimalac announces that Fitch Group has completed the sale of itssubsidiaryAlgorithmics to IBM. Fimalac announced a definitive agreement tosellAlgorithmics on 1 September 2011. The combination of Algorithmics' enterprise risk solutions with IBM'sanalyticsbusiness will present new growth opportunities for Algorithmics in a sectorthathas become increasingly competitive MarketWire

Statoil: Doubling of Aldous volumes
Statoil ASA (OSE: STL) (NYSE: STO),together with partners Petoro AS, Det norskeoljeselskap ASA and Lundin Norway AS, has confirmed significant additionalvolumes in its appraisal well in the Aldous Major South discovery (PL265)in theNorth Sea. MarketWire

SEI Named 'Best Administrator - Single Manager Hedge Funds' at HFMWeek Hedge Fund Services Awards
SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC) today announced that it was named "Best Administrator - Single Manager Hedge Funds" in the 2011 HFMWeek U.S. Hedge Fund Services Awards, among service providers with over $30 billion in assets under administration. SEI also received "Highly Commended" recognition in the "Most Innovative Fund Administrator" category MarketWire Alerts: Intel, Yahoo, Microsoft, Apple, Bank of America, Nokia, Ford, Boston Scientific Group, General Electric and Pfizer is a premier source for microcap research - providing a wide range of due diligence and investment insight on stocks all over the market. Investment Report primary focus is to alert our valued subscribers to small cap and microcap companies poised for explosive movement in the market MarketWire

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El Paso Pipeline Partners Increases Quarterly Cash Distribution
El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. (NYSE: EPB) today announced that the Board of Directors of its general partner has declared a $0.49 per unit quarterly cash distribution for the third quarter of 2011, or $1.96 per unit on an annualized basis. This distribution represents a 20 percent increase from the $0.41 per unit paid for the third quarter 2010 and a 2 percent increase from the $0 MarketWire

Webcast Alert: AMCOL International Corporation (NYSE: ACO) to Announce Third Quarter 2011 Earnings
AMCOL International Corporation (NYSE: ACO) announces the following Webcast: MarketWire

Navios Maritime Partners L.P. Announces Cash Distribution of $0.44 per Unit
Navios Maritime Partners L.P. ("Navios Partners") (NYSE: NMM) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a cash distribution of $0.44 per unit for the quarter ended September 30, 2011. This distribution represents an annualized distribution of $1.76 per unit. The cash distribution will be payable on November 11, 2011 to unit holders of record as of November 8, 2011. MarketWire


Kitron: Presentation of third quarter 2011
(2011-10-21) Kitron ASA presents its interim report for Q3 2011 on Thursday 27 October 2011 at 08:30 a.m. at Kitron ASA's head office, Olav Brunborgs vei 4, Billingstad. GlobeNewswire

Biofrontera AG:Ad hoc: The EMA recommends approval of Biofrontera's BF-200 ALA
Biofrontera AG / /Ad hoc: The EMA recommends approval of Biofrontera's BF-200 ALA. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Mobistar to offer iPhone 4S in Belgium on October 28th, 2011
Brussels, 21 October 2011 - Mobistar today announced it will offer the full range of iPhone 4S models in Belgium on October 28. The iPhone 4S will be available in all Mobistar Centers. Customers can start pre-ordering the iPhone 4S with iOS 5 on October 21. GlobeNewswire

KONE included on CDP's Carbon Disclosure Climate Leadership Index
KONE Corporation, press release, October 21, 2011 GlobeNewswire

Oncopeptides AB appoints Jakob Lindberg as CEO
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - October 21, 2011. Oncopeptides AB, a Karolinska Development AB portfolio company, today announced the appointment of Jakob Lindberg as new CEO. Mr. Lindberg holds a Med. Lic. in Molecular Immunology a MSc in pre-clinical medicine from the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and a BA in Finance and Administration from the Stockholm University GlobeNewswire

Outotec recognized again in Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index

Invitation to conference call, October 27 at 2:30 pm
Studsvik AB presents its interim report for the third quarter 2011 and hereby invites media and analysts to a conference call held in English, Wednesday, October 27 at 2:30 pm CET. GlobeNewswire

Wärtsilä and European Investment Bank agree on EUR 150 million loan for R&D activities
Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 21 October 2011 at 10.30 am local time GlobeNewswire

Statoil: Doubling of Aldous volumes
Statoil ASA (OSE: STL, NYSE: STO), together with partners Petoro AS, Det norske oljeselskap ASA and Lundin Norway AS, has confirmed significant additional volumes in its appraisal well in the Aldous Major South discovery (PL265) in the North Sea.The results of appraisal well 16/2-10 have increased production license PL265 estimates to between 900 million and 1 GlobeNewswire

Ahlstrom completes the divestment of its Home and Personal business area
Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 21.10.2011 at 09.00 GlobeNewswire


Biotie informed that Merck Serono is returning full global rights for safinamide to Newron
BIOTIE THERAPIES CORP. STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 21 October 2011 at 8:30 a.m. (Helsinki time) GlobeNewswire


The Coal Association of Canada National Conference Highlights - Video Summary of Company Posted on
Vancouver, British Columbia, October 20, 2011 - The Coal Association of Canada ( recently held its national conference at the Fairmont Hotel in Vancouver and had the opportunity to sit in at several of the presentations, along with more than 350 delegates from 14 countries. GlobeNewswire

Noreco sells gas discovery
Stavanger, 21 October 2011: Norwegian Energy Company (Noreco) has entered into an agreement to sell its 20 percent share of license PL435 on Haltenbanken to OMV (Norge) AS. License PL435 contains the gas discovery Zidane-1 which was made in 2010. This discovery is estimated to contain between 5 and 18 billion standard cubic metres of recoverable gas GlobeNewswire

Stonesoft Corporation Stock Exchange Release 21 October 2011 at 9:15 a.m. GlobeNewswire

Poor results for Moelven in the third quarter
The combination of challenging international market conditions for Moelven's sawmills and losses linked to individual projects means that the Group returned a loss in the third quarter. GlobeNewswire

HEINEKEN extends Rugby World Cup sponsorship for RWC 2015 in England
HEINEKEN today announced that it has extended its contract with Rugby World Cup Limited (RWCL) to maintain the Heineken® brand's status as Official Beer Supplier and a Worldwide Partner for Rugby World Cup 2015 in England. GlobeNewswire

Kitron: New orders of about NOK 50 million
Kitron: New orders of about NOK 50 million GlobeNewswire

Yara reports strong third-quarter results
Oslo (2011-10-21): Yara International ASA reports strong third-quarter results, primarily reflecting a significant margin improvement compared with last year. Yara reports third-quarter net income after non-controlling interests of NOK 3,566 million (NOK 12.42 per share), compared with NOK 1,927 million (NOK 6.68 per share) last year GlobeNewswire

Actelion announces nine months 2011 financial results
Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd /Actelion announces nine months 2011 financial results. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Barry Callebaut AG : Previous year's restated figures due to the divestiture of the Consumer Products business
Barry Callebaut AG /Barry Callebaut AG : Previous year's restated figures due to the divestiture of the Consumer Products business . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Fission Energy (TSXV:FIS) Receives Updated Buy Recommendation from Versant Partners - Video Summary Posted on
Vancouver, British Columbia, October 21, 2011 - Montreal-based Versant Partners has issued an update on Fission Energy (TSXV:FIS). Analyst Rob Chang maintained his speculative buy recommendation, but increased his price target to $1.60, based on the bidding war between Cameco and Rio Tinto for Hathor Exploration, which is Fission Energy's neighbour in the Athabasca Basin GlobeNewswire

MorphoSys to Host Q3 2011 Conference Call on October 28, 2011
MorphoSys AG /MorphoSys to Host Q3 2011 Conference Call on October 28, 2011. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop to keynote Nokia World 2011, London
Annual event to focus on what's new, now at Nokia GlobeNewswire

Canaccord Genuity Updates Buy Recommendation for Orezone Gold (TSX:ORE) - Video Summary Posted on
Vancouver, British Columbia, October 20, 2011 - Investment firm Canaccord Genuity, has re-affirmed its speculative buy recommendation for Orezone Gold (TSX:ORE). Following additional positive drill results from Bomboré, which is located in Burkina Faso, Africa, analyst Nicholas Campbell maintains his target price of $7.00. GlobeNewswire

Prophecy Coal (TSX:PCY) Begins Trading on Toronto Stock Exchange - Video Summary of Company Posted on
Vancouver, British Columbia, October 20, 2011 - Prophecy Coal (TSX:PCY) is one of the latest new listings on the Toronto Stock Exchange, having graduated from the TSX Venture Exchange. GlobeNewswire

QSolar Limited (CNSX:QSL) Announces Unit Private Placement Through Loewen, Ondaatje, McCutcheon Limited - Video Summary of Report Posted on
Vancouver, British Columbia, October 20, 1011 - Qsolar Limited (CNSX:QSL) has announced a brokered private placement to raise up to $2 million on an exclusive best efforts basis through Toronto-based Loewen, Ondaatje, McCutcheon Limited. GlobeNewswire

Nordea to host Capital Markets Day in London - Please note: New time!
Date: Wednesday 26 October 2011 Time: 12:00-17:00 UK timeVenue: Sofitel London St James, 6 Waterloo Place, London SW1Y 4AN GlobeNewswire

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