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JCB International Launches First Branch Office in the Middle East
JCB, a leading international payment brand, is pleased to announce today that its international subsidiary, JCB International Co., Ltd., has opened its first branch office in the Middle East ACN Newswire

SENA Systems Receives an Oracle Titan Award for Excellence in Security & Identity Management
(Oracle OpenWorld) -- aurionPro Solutions, a leading global software and consulting firm, today announced that its SENA Systems business unit has received a prestigious Oracle North America Titan Award for Security and Identity Management (IDM). The announcement was made during Oracle Open World 2011 San Francisco. SENA Systems is a Gold level member in Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN). MarketWire

American Realty Advisors Announces the Acquisition of Core Assets Located in Three Premier Target Markets
American Realty Advisors, a leading provider of real estate investment management services to institutional investors, announced today the acquisition of three institutional-grade core real estate properties. The acquisitions were completed on behalf of one of American's commingled real estate funds. MarketWire

Mattersight Provides Business Update and Announces Attendance at Craig Hallum Conference
Mattersight Corporation (NASDAQ: MATR) today provided a business update and announced its attendance at the Craig Hallum Alpha Select Conference on October 6, 2011. MarketWire

AHFC Ranked Most Efficient Public Housing Agency in the Nation
Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) had the most efficient public housing program in the country during 2010. This according to a report recently published by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. MarketWire

SavWatt Engages Investor Relations Firm
SavWatt USA, Inc. (OTCBB: SAVW), pioneers in LED lighting and the Green Revolution, announced today the engagement of CSIR Group, LLC. (CSIR) to assist the Company in attracting new investors and communicating its corporate strategy to shareholders and the investment community. MarketWire

ePals Corporation Grants Restricted Share Units
ePals Corporation (TSX-V: SLN) (the "Corporation"), an education technology company and leading safe social learning network ("SLN"), announces that it granted to an employee of its wholly-owned subsidiary, ePals, Inc. ("ePals"), 80,000 restricted share units (each a "RSU") which may be redeemed, once vested, for an equal number of restricted voting common shares of the Corporation MarketWire

INETCO(R) Positioned in the Challengers Quadrant of Leading Industry Analyst Firm's Application Performance Monitoring Magic Quadrant
INETCO® Systems Ltd., a leading provider of transaction monitoring solutions for complex business transaction environments, has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Challenger's quadrant of the Application Performance Monitoring (APM) Magic Quadrant released on September 19th, 2011. MarketWire

Tribute to John Wayne in Hollywood, a Jules Verne Award Event
Thursday, November 10, 2011 @ 7pm - Arclight Hollywood, Cinerama Dome - 6360 W. Sunset Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028 Jules Verne Festival creators Jean-Christophe Jeauffre and Frédéric Dieudonné (www.julesverne MarketWire

How to Keep Warmth In and Pests Out
(Family Features) When the temperature drops, people aren't the only ones looking for ways to stay warm. Pests seek warmth indoors, too. MarketWire

AER Energy Begins Low Risk Kansas Drilling Program
AER Energy Resources, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AERN) has successfully signed an agreement with Multiplex Resources to purchase 13 existing shallow oil wells in Neosho County, Kansas. The Company will immediately begin a rework of 8 of the 13 wells and drill an additional 10 new off-set wells, utilizing the latest drilling technology for maximum efficiency, and cost effectiveness. MarketWire

Zepol Corporation Releases "U.S. Import and Export Summary"
Zepol Corporation, the leading trade intelligence company, announced the release of a report today summarizing the U.S. trade industry thus far in 2011. The report provides detailed information on the top performing U.S. ports, carriers, consignees, and more. Click this link to download the free report or visit MarketWire

Vertro, Inc. (NASDAQ: VTRO) to Present at the Craig-Hallum 2nd Annual Alpha Select Conference on Thursday, October 6, 2011
Vertro, Inc. (NASDAQ: VTRO) will be presenting a company overview at the Craig-Hallum 2nd Annual Alpha Select Conference on Thursday, October 6, 2011. MarketWire

.XXX Racing to Make Its Maiden Voyage at Off Shore World Championships in Key West, Nov. 11-13
ICM Registry, the company behind the .xxx top level domain (TLD), announced today that it is entering world class powerboat racing with world champion driver Mike Seebold to compete at this year's Off Shore World Championships in Key West, Florida. MarketWire

Century Aluminum Company Provides Stock Repurchase Program Update
Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ: CENX) provided an update today on the status of its previously announced $60 million stock repurchase program. From August 11, 2011 through September 30, 2011, Century repurchased approximately 3.625 million shares of its common stock at an aggregate purchase price of approximately $38.7 million. MarketWire

DSC's Thinkers & Movers Award Honors Supply Chain Leaders
DSC Logistics, an integrated logistics and supply chain management company headquartered in Des Plaines, Illinois, will be presenting their 2011 "Thinkers & Movers" Award to a family representing two generations of outstanding supply chain leaders. The 2011 honoree is Dr MarketWire

KEMA Announces Grand Opening of Smart Grid Interop Lab
WHOFeatured speakers include experts from the industry and KEMA: Dr. George W. Arnold, Eng.Sc.D., National Coordinator for Smart Grid Interoperability, NIST Hugo van Nispen, President & Managing Director, KEMA Americas Paul Leufkens, President, KEMA-Powertest, LLC Dr MarketWire

CSHL Team Finds Evidence for the Genetic Basis of Autism
Scientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) have discovered that one of the most common genetic alterations in autism -- deletion of a 27-gene cluster on chromosome 16 -- causes autism-like features MarketWire

ORLive Highlights Breast Cancer Awareness Month
BroadcastMed, Inc.'s surgical web portal is proud to put the spotlight on Breast Cancer Awareness Month during the month of October. ORLive is featuring special surgical video programming related to breast cancer, as well as CME (continuing medical education) programs MarketWire

Wave Systems to Play Host to Leading Information Security Experts at the Trusted Computing Seminar in London
Wave Systems (NASDAQ: WAVX) will play host to leading authorities on data protection at the Trusted Computing Seminar on 20th October in London. The event, to be held at the Royal Aeronautical Society, is focused on Chief Information Officers, Heads of IT Security and Risk Managers, and will feature government advisors and some of the world's foremost experts on information security MarketWire

ePals Enters Into Memorandum of Understanding for Launch of ePals China
ePals Corporation (TSX-V: SLN) ("ePals"), an education technology company and leading safe social learning network ("SLN"), and Kaleido Co. Ltd. ("Kaleido") today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (the "MOU") regarding the objective to create and launch a Chinese language version of the ePals Global Social Learning Network in China in 2012 MarketWire

Woodward Establishes the Office of the Chairman
Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ: WWD) today announced that it established the Office of the Chairman to oversee Woodward's global strategic direction focused on the aerospace and energy markets. The Office of the Chairman is comprised of Thomas A. Gendron, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Robert F. Weber, Jr., Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer MarketWire

CTI Group Continues Hosted Call Recording Growth With Broadsoft Channel
CTI Group (Holdings) Inc. (OTCBB: CTIG), a leading developer of telecommunications solutions for fixed, mobile and converged communications, announces today our Silver Sponsorship for Broadsoft Connections occurring October 16th through 19th at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort in Phoenix, Arizona. MarketWire

Direct Insite Unveils Redesigned Web Site
Direct Insite (OTCBB: DIRI), a leading provider of on-demand solutions for accounts payable (AP), accounts receivable (AR) and payments automation, today unveiled its redesigned Web site,, featuring a streamlined graphic layout and application-specific sections that take visitors to information about relevant Direct Insite solutions with fewer mouse clicks. In addition, www MarketWire

Augme Technologies Scheduled to Present at the Craig-Hallum Annual Alpha Select Conference
Augme Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: AUGT), a leader in full service mobile marketing solutions utilizing patented technology that enables the world's largest brands to plan, build, deploy and track mobile marketing campaigns with their target audiences, will present at the Craig-Hallum 2nd Annual Alpha Select Conference on Thursday, October 6th at The Roosevelt Hotel in New York City. MarketWire

DryShips Inc. Announces Conversion Price Adjustment for Its Convertible Notes
DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS) (the "Company" or "DryShips"), a global provider of marine transportation services for drybulk and petroleum cargoes and off-shore contract drilling oil services, today announced that the applicable conversion price under the Indenture and related Supplemental Indenture governing the Company's 5 MarketWire

Andiamo Corporation (OTC: ANDI) Launches 28 New Apps for the Apple iPhone
Andiamo Corporation (PINKSHEETS: ANDI), through its subsidiary, Action App Corporation, is set to release 28 Apps. Listed below are temporary names and each will be offered as a lite and pro version. MarketWire

Wadsworth Awarded Medal for the Advancement of Research
At Battelle, important words in the corporate lexicon are "simultaneous excellence." ASM International will recognize Battelle President and CEO Jeff Wadsworth for following that philosophy in his professional life with the 2011 Medal for the Advancement of Research. MarketWire

Zacuto Receives Four 2011 Emmy Nominations
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has recognized Zacuto Films with four Emmy Nominations for 2011 MarketWire

AdKeeper Presents: The Greatest Ads Ever
ADVERTISING WEEK -- As the eighth annual Advertising Week event kicks off today, AdKeeper™ has unveiled its Collection of the Greatest Ads Ever. Culled from TV, print and digital, the collection is a celebration of the best creative campaigns seen online and offline over the past century. MarketWire

Acotel Group Announces the Launch of BuckSense Inc., a Worldwide Interactive Advertising Agency and the Exclusive Agency of Record for Its Subsidiaries Flycell and Yabox
Acotel Group SpA, the Italy-based leader in information and communication products and services, announced today the launch of its new subsidiary BuckSense Inc., an Interactive Advertising Agency geared toward providing services to companies looking to promote their products and services on-line. MarketWire

Investment Opportunity in China's Healthcare Market
The Chinese Healthcare market is projected to continue growing at 20% per year over the next decade. Similar growth is projected for the Employee Assistance Program [EAP] market MarketWire

Platinum Equity Completes Sale of AEES
Platinum Equity announced today it has completed the sale of its North American wire harness business, AEES, to PKC Group. The sale transaction included cash consideration and newly issued PKC shares. MarketWire

Year-End Tax Planning Easy and Free for Everyone -- Including You -- With TaxACT(R)
TaxACT 2011 Free Federal and Deluxe Editions are now available. TaxACT is the only year-round Web-based federal tax planning and preparation solution, releasing preview versions in October and final versions in early January. MarketWire

Aristocrat's nRich Bonusing Engine Named Top "Best Consumer Service Technology" by Global Gaming Business Magazine
Aristocrat's Oasis 360™ casino management system is the most widely used system in North America, and now its recently released nRich™ bonusing engine has been named the number one "Best Consumer Service Technology" in Global Gaming Business Magazine's 10th annual Gaming & Technology Awards. Additionally, Aristocrat's More Hearts™ was named to the "Best Slots" list. MarketWire

Media Alert: X PRIZE Foundation and Shell to Announce Multi-Million Dollar Partnership Focused on Exploration - October 6 in New York City
WHAT: The X PRIZE Foundation, the leading nonprofit organization solving the world's Grand Challenges by creating and managing large-scale, global incentivized competitions, will announce Shell as the exclusive presenting sponsor of the X PRIZE Exploration Prize Group MarketWire

Finacity and NORD/LB Announce the Addition of German and Canadian Receivables to an Existing Securitization Facility for The Manitowoc Company
Finacity Corporation ("Finacity") announced today that, together with Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale ("NORD/LB"), it has facilitated the successful addition of German and Canadian receivables to an existing securitization for The Manitowoc Company, Inc. (NYSE: MTW). NORD/LB's commercial paper conduit, Hannover Funding Company LLC, provides funding for the transaction. MarketWire

Coastside Couture's Karissa Paxton Recognized as Rising Star by Event Solutions Magazine
Coastside Couture's Karissa Paxton has been recognized by Event Solutions Magazine as a Rising Star for her exceptional creativity and sparkling talent in creating memorable and unique weddings and events. Rising Stars is an annual talent search by Event Solutions Magazine, a leading publication for the events industry around the world. MarketWire

UMED Holdings, Inc.'s GTL Licensor, 1st Resource Group, Announces Expanded Teaming Arrangement With Reliant Global Solutions LLC for Deployment of Technology
UMED Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: UMED) today announced that Reliant Global Solutions, Inc. (RGS) has expanded its teaming arrangement with 1st Resource Group, Inc. for advancing certain gas-to-liquids (GTL) engineering efforts with Commonwealth Engineering and Construction (Commonwealth), the engineering and design firm MarketWire

Richardson Expands Food Manufacturing Business With Purchase of Innovative Foods Corporation
Richardson International Limited has purchased Innovative Foods Corporation, a margarine and shortening manufacturing business with plants in Mississauga, Ontario and Sussex, New Brunswick, effective October 1, 2011. MarketWire

Prince Agri Products, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Animate(R) From Granco Minerals, Inc.
Prince Agri Products, Inc. (Prince), a subsidiary of Phibro Animal Health Corporation, has acquired the intellectual property, including patents and trademarks, as well as manufacturing assets for Animate® from Granco Minerals, Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. MarketWire

Omnnea Represents Iraq at GITEX in Dubai
In a move to showcase Omnnea's Research and Development products, Omnnea will participate at GITEX 2011 in Dubai. Dr. Faisal Fadul, Omnnea's CEO, stated, "We are proud to be the first Iraqi company to participate in this exhibit where we are given the opportunity to compete in the same arena as the best the world has to offer in research and development MarketWire

Rumer Sets Debut Album "SEASONS OF MY SOUL"; British Singer/Songwriter Slates US Release for January 24th; Eagerly Awaited US Dates Slated for Later This Month, Including Shows in NYC, DC and Phildelphia
Atlantic Records has announced the US release of "SEASONS OF MY SOUL," the acclaimed debut album from British singer/songwriter Rumer. The award-winning collection arrives on January 24th, 2012. MarketWire

Amy Coughenour Betancourt to Lead NCBA's CLUSA International Development Program
The National Cooperative Business Association has selected Amy Coughenour Betancourt as its next Vice President for NCBA's CLUSA International Program. She brings to NCBA a number of strengths to support the growth of the CLUSA program MarketWire

Strategic Storage Trust, Inc. Adds Four District Managers to Its Expanding Operations
Strategic Storage Trust, Inc. (SSTI) -- a publicly registered non-traded REIT targeting the self-storage market -- proudly announces the addition of four district managers to handle its expanding operations. The managers will oversee the daily operations for assigned regions that include Las Vegas, The Gulf States, the Northeast and Midwest. MarketWire

Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute Research Disputes Radiation Claims
Radiation phobia, the belief that exposure to a small dose of radiation is dangerous, persists because media outlets and government agencies continue to fan the flames of fear in the public despite a wealth of research to the contrary MarketWire

eQuest to Launch New Video Commercials to Coincide With Product and Service Releases
eQuest today unveiled its newest commercial to promote the company's expanding product and service lines. It is the second in a four-part series exclusive to eQuest's YouTube™ viewers and worldwide customers called "Viva eQuest." MarketWire, New Art Discovery and Social Site, Helps People Find and Purchase Art That Matches Their Taste, the new online art discovery and social site, today announces its public beta along with apps for Facebook, iPad/iPhone, and Android Tablet and Android Phone. With MyArtMatch MarketWire

INFORUM Presents San Francisco's Race for Mayor 2011

ARI to Host Environmental Compliance Panel at Green Fleet Conference
ARI® -- Automotive Resources International -- a leading global fleet services provider specializing in complex car and truck fleets, today announced that it will be moderating a panel entitled Coping with Environmental Compliance at the Green Fleet Conference, October 4, 2011 in Grapevine, Texas MarketWire

Broadway Technology Celebrates Eight Years Providing High-Performance Trading Solutions to the World's Premier Financial Institutions
Broadway Technology, LLC, the emerging leader in high-performance trading solutions for top-tier global banks and hedge funds, celebrates the eight-year anniversary of its founding on October 3, 2003 MarketWire

Cash For Gold USA Offers $50 Cash Bonus
Cash For Gold USA, an entity of CJ Environmental, Inc., announced today that it is offering a $50 cash bonus to customers who ship items having a grand total value equal to or greater than $200. This bonus allows Cash for Gold USA customers to take advantage of current gold prices before they decline any further. MarketWire

SolarBOS Puts out the Fire in PV Systems
SolarBOS, Inc., a leader in electrical 'Balance of System' solutions for the solar industry, will be unveiling the industry's first Arc Fault Detection and Interruption (AFDI) combiner box as well as the first true Ground Fault Interruption (GFI) solution for photovoltaic (PV) systems at Solar Power International 2011 (Booth #915) in Dallas, TX, from October 17-20. MarketWire

Lithia Motors Completes New $200 Million Credit Agreement
Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE: LAD) announced today that it has completed a new $200 million three-year revolving syndicated credit facility that will expire in October 2014. MarketWire

JDSU Announces Internet Availability of Proxy Materials for 2011 Annual Meeting
JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) (TSX: JDU) today announced that the proxy materials for its 2011 Annual Meeting of Stockholders have been filed with the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) and are now available online at pursuant to the SEC Notice and Access rule. MarketWire

Pratt & Whitney Canada Invites PT6A and Turbofan Customers to Attend M&O Sessions at NBAA 2011
NBAA - Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) is inviting owners, operators and maintenance personnel of its PT6A engines and PW300, PW500 and PW600 turbofan engines to attend maintenance and overhaul (M&O) sessions during the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) annual meeting and convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Monday, October 10, and Tuesday, October 11, respectively MarketWire

Pratt & Whitney Canada to Have Significant Presence at NBAA
NBAA - Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) will have a major presence at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) annual meeting and convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. P&WC is a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX). MarketWire

Dr. Bill Page Explains How Self Esteem Can Be More Powerful Than Bullies
Dr. Bill Page would rather teach than do just about anything else any day of the week. MarketWire

Laureus Legend Tony Hawk to Attend Up2Us School Visit and National Summit in Washington, D.C. to Address Critical Issues Facing Youth Sports
Skateboard legend and Laureus World Sport Academy Member Tony Hawk will visit the DC SCORES program at Shaw Middle School on Wednesday, Oct. 5 at noon to meet students who are set to lose their sports funding following recent national budget cut announcements MarketWire

ReadSoft Introduces PROCESSIT Auditor for Oracle E-Business Suite at Oracle OpenWorld
As an application monitoring invoice lifecycle activity, Auditor is an investigative tool designed to provide insight into possible fraud & non-standardized processes throughout the life of an invoice MarketWire

Addex to Present Progress on Multiple Allosteric Modulator Programs for Neurodegenerative and other Neurological Disorders
Addex Pharmaceuticals /Addex to Present Progress on Multiple Allosteric Modulator Programs forNeurodegenerative and other Neurological Disorders. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement MarketWire

Scientists Confirm Safety of CND UV Nail Lamp
Rapid Precision Testing Laboratories in Cordova, TN has issued a statement about the safety of CND's UV Nail Lamp based on its recent test comparing the lamp to natural sunlight and various indoor tanning lamps on the market MarketWire

Novo Energies Corp. Announces Shareholder Update
Novo Energies Corp. (OTCBB: NVNC) has today announced a shareholder update whereby the Company voluntarily retracts the press release that it issued on May 19th, 2011 titled "Novo Energies Corp. Enters into a Memorandum of Understanding to Acquire Biotech Firm Immunovative Clinical Research Inc MarketWire

Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Names J. Bradley Rivet VP of Marketing
Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACUR), a specialty pharmaceutical company innovating abuse deterrent drugs, announced that J. Bradley Rivet has been named the Company's Vice President of Marketing effective today. Since 1996, Mr. Rivet was Vice President at Effcon Laboratories, Inc MarketWire

New WorkForce Software Study Reveals Key Trends for Human Resource and Payroll Professionals
WorkForce Software, the leading provider of workforce management solutions for organizations with complex labor policies and stringent compliance demands, today announced the availability of the 2011 Workforce Management Trend Survey at the HR Technology Conference & Expo, taking place October 3 - 4, 2011 in Las Vegas, NV. MarketWire

Enterprise Rent-A-Car Partners With Downtown Boise Association to Offer Car-Sharing Program
Enterprise Rent-A-Car and the Downtown Boise Association, in partnership with the City of Boise, Capital City Development and The Car Park, will provide car sharing in downtown Boise through WeCar by Enterprise. WeCar is a membership-based, automated car rental option that offers a sustainable and efficient alternative to the Boise community MarketWire

Aristocrat Reaches Settlement With International Game Technology
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Ltd (ASX: ALL) today announced it has reached agreement with International Game Technology, Inc. (NYSE: IGT) to settle several intellectual property disputes. MarketWire

Pythian Receives Oracle North America Titan Award for Oracle Exadata Solution
Oracle OpenWorld - The Pythian Group, Inc., a leading provider of remote database infrastructure services and a Platinum level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), has been honored with an Oracle North America Titan Award for the Oracle Exadata solution it planned, deployed and manages on behalf of online marketing corporation LinkShare in New York MarketWire

2011 Fifty for the Future Winners Recognized at the 5th Annual Celebration
The Illinois Technology Foundation (ITF), the philanthropic arm of the Illinois Technology Association (ITA), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to fueling the technology workforce, recognized the top 50 Illinois technology students for 2011. Over 200 people celebrated the award of the 2011 Fifty for the Future certificates at the Chicago Cultural Center on September 27, 2011 MarketWire

Peoplefluent Delivers New Gamification Strategy to Increase Organizational Engagement, Collaboration, Creativity and Learning
Peoplefluent™, offering a unique combination of best-of-breed mobile and SaaS suite solutions for Talent Management, Vendor Management and Workforce Compliance and Diversity, today unveiled two new Human Resources Games at HR Technology® Conference and Expo MarketWire

AdKeeper, JetBlue, R/GA, PointRoll and Yahoo! Discuss Online Creative Revolution Panel at Advertising Week
Who: AdKeeper (, the online advertising company that allows users to Keep ads for later, announced that it will host a panel at Advertising Week titled: "The Online Creative Revolution MarketWire

EffectiveUI Underscores User Experience at Upcoming Industry Events
Demonstrating thought leadership in user experience (UX), EffectiveUI will participate in a number of upcoming conferences including Adobe MAX, Android Open Conference, Web 2.0 Expo/NY, Forrester's Consumer Forum, AnDevCon II and ad:tech NY. Several EffectiveUI team members are presenting sessions at these conferences showcasing the importance of user experience MarketWire

FDIC Auctions to Feature Homes, Offices in Washington, Oregon, Utah, Colorado and Texas
Looking for a good buy on a home in the Seattle area? Or maybe an office building in Snohomish County? Those will be among dozens of properties selling to the highest bidder Wednesday, Oct. 19, in an FDIC real estate auction. MarketWire

Alzheimer's Therapeutics Reviewed by NeuroPerspective
NI Research has released the October issue of NeuroPerspective, which features a comprehensive review of Alzheimer's therapeutics, and a critical assessment of the pharma industry's ill-considered allocation of R&D resources to date MarketWire

Pacific Sands Announces Sale of Retail Business to Former Executive
Pacific Sands, Inc. (OTCQB: PFSD) (PINKSHEETS: PFSD) (, which manufactures environmentally friendly, non-toxic liquid and powder cleaning, laundry, and water treatment products, announced today it intends to sell the direct retail and internet marketing segment of its business, including its ecogeeks MarketWire

CPS Technologies Corporation Hires Chief Financial Officer
CPS Technologies Corporation (OTCBB: CPSH), the world-leader in metal-matrix composites, today announced that it has appointed Ralph Norwood as its Chief Financial Officer. MarketWire

Realogy CEO Richard A. Smith to Speak at Oct. 4th Housing Policy Conference in Washington, D.C.
Realogy Corporation, a leading provider of real estate and relocation services, today announced that Richard A. Smith, its president and CEO, will participate as a speaker at a housing policy conference entitled "New Solutions for America's Housing Crisis." The event will take place beginning at 8:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011 at the Liaison Hotel in Washington, D.C MarketWire

EDF EN Canada Inc. Obtains Authorization From the Government of Quebec to Begin Construction of the Massif du Sud Wind Project
EDF EN Canada Inc. is pleased to announce it has obtained the "Decret" from the Government of Quebec authorizing the construction and operation of the 150 MW Massif du Sud wind project MarketWire

Danfoss, Alliance to Save Energy Event Showcases Energy Efficiency Strategies and Available Technologies for NYC
On September 15, Danfoss, in conjunction with the Alliance to Save Energy, co-sponsored a briefing and reception in New York City titled "Energy Efficiency: The Path to NYC's Residential Transformation." MarketWire

Jenkins, the Fastest Growing Continuous Integration Open Source Community, Ratifies Formal Governance Standards
JavaOne - Jenkins community, the community of developers using the Jenkins CI open-source continuous integration (CI) server, announced on Sunday at the first Jenkins User Conference that the Jenkins community has voted to accept formal governance standards MarketWire

FDIC Auction to Include Foreclosed Office Buildings, Homes, Land
Office buildings, former bank branches and even a former technical school will be among more than 20 properties selling at auction in Denver on Saturday, Oct. 22. The auction will be part of a series of FDIC sales of foreclosed real estate, with John Dixon & Associates managing the sales. MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan Award Recognises Riello UPS for Exceptional Competitive Strategy Innovation
The 2011 Frost & Sullivan Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Competitive Strategy Innovation Award in Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS) is presented to RPS S.p.A (better known by the brand name of its products "Riello UPS") The company has displayed competitive strength through its exceptional product line and services, as well as its corporate management MarketWire

Join Project Runway Finalist and AIU Alumnus, Rafael Cox, for Live Facebook Chat October 11
Rafael Cox, a finalist on the ninth season of Lifetime's hit show Project Runway, will host a one-hour live chat on the American InterContinental University Facebook page at 8 p.m. (EDT) on Tuesday, Oct. 11. Cox, a vibrant Atlanta native, is a graduate of the School of Design at AIU's Atlanta campus. MarketWire

Brambleton Sells 377 Homes in Just Over 9 Months in 2011 -- Milestone Marks a New Sales Record for the Community
Brambleton, an award-winning master-planned community located in Loudoun County, Virginia announces today that the community has sold 377 homes in just over 9 months, surpassing its 2010 record-breaking year of 352 homes. Total net sales as of September 25, 2011 include 175 single-family homes and 202 townhomes. MarketWire

ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals Named "Best of the Valley" for 2011 by Sun Valley Guide(TM) Readers
This past spring, the Sun Valley Guide asked its readership to submit their choices for the best of almost anything in Idaho's Wood River Valley. The third-annual Best of the Valley survey tallied readers' votes across 120 categories, from Best Burger to Best Place to Get Your Boots Fitted MarketWire

Polkinghorne Joins U.S. RE as SVP
Scott Polkinghorne, a reinsurance executive with 30 years' experience in global markets, has joined U.S. RE Corporation as Senior Vice President, Tal Piccione, Chairman/CEO, announced. MarketWire

King & Spalding Increases Its Middle East Presence With the Addition of Five Lawyers
King & Spalding increased its presence in the Middle East with the addition of five lawyers to its offices in Dubai, Riyadh and Abu Dhabi, the firm announced today. They are counsel Mazhar Khan and associate Hassan Al Jarrah, in Abu Dhabi; senior associate Phillip C. Sacks, in Dubai; and associates Sanjarbek Abdukhalilov and Martin Forster-Jones, in Riyadh MarketWire

Sea Gull Lighting Salutes Energy Efficient Lighting as Part of Energy Awareness Month
October is Energy Awareness Month. As a supporter of energy efficiency in the home, Sea Gull Lighting, the leading manufacturer of more than 3,000 decorative and functional lighting and ceiling fan products, today reminds builders that energy efficient lighting can result in saving money on monthly bills for customers MarketWire

Panasonic Announces Interoperability With Metaswitch Networks Platform
Metaswitch Forum 2011 -- Panasonic System Networks Company of America, recognized as the number one choice for small business phone systems*, today announced certification for interoperability of the KX-UT series of SIP telephones with Metaswitch Networks' platform, a recognition that signals admission into Metaswitch Networks' Mosaic Partner Program. MarketWire

OnConference's Meeting Manager Meets Businesses' Global Communication Needs
For many companies, overseas travel has become an integral part of their business -- whether flying to Thailand or to various countries throughout Europe. Navigating the time changes can be tricky, yet showing up late or even missing a meeting can lead to the loss of an important deal or worse -- a business relationship MarketWire

Elmira Savings Bank Announces Election of Director
The Elmira Savings Bank, FSB (NASDAQ: ESBK) ("the "Bank"), today announced that at a meeting held on September 27, 2011, the Board of Directors elected Donald G. Quick, Jr., CPA, to become a member of its Board of Directors, effective October 1, 2011. MarketWire

President of Charlotte SEO Agency to Speak at Search Exchange Internet Marketing Conference
Jon Payne, the President and Founder of Ephricon Web Marketing, will be speaking at the Search Exchange Internet Marketing Conference, which takes place October 3-5, 2011. MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan's Awards Banquet Recognises Best-in-Class Innovators Across Industry
Showcasing unparalleled ideas and innovation across a wide variety of technologies, 26 exemplary organisations were honoured at Frost & Sullivan's Excellence in Best Practices Awards Banquet at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower in Knightsbridge, London, last Thursday, 29th September 2011. MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan Lauds MacuCLEAR's Development of a Potentially Blockbuster Drug for Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Based on its recent analysis of the retinal diseases market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes MacuCLEAR, Inc. with the 2011 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation for its flagship drug, MC-1101. This drug treats very early stages of dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) before it can progress to wet AMD and eventually, blindness. MarketWire

Verisign to Report Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results
VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world, announced that its earnings call for the third quarter 2011 will take place on Thurs., Oct. 27, 2011, at 4:30 pm (EDT). MarketWire

Sotheby's International Realty Brand Expands Into U.S. Virgin Islands
Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced that the brand has strengthened its presence in the Caribbean with the addition of a firm on St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands to its luxury real estate network. The newly affiliated firm will do business as United States Virgin Islands Sotheby's International Realty. MarketWire

Virgin HealthMiles Client OhioHealth: Prevention-Based Employee Wellness Contributes to Multi-Million Dollar Healthcare Cost Savings
OhioHealth, a network of five hospitals in Central Ohio with more than 15,000 employees, is applying innovative, prevention-based strategies to combat a widespread business threat: rising healthcare costs MarketWire

Super Bowl Champion Willie Gault Challenges Wall Street's Fastest Man in Charity Race
Speed is a coveted trait sought in sports and as it plays an increasing role in Wall Street's success, speed has become ever more valuable. MarketWire

Partners Extend Management Capabilities With Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c

Oracle Unveils Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c

New and Enhanced Database Security Capabilities Introduced in Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c

FLG Partners, LLC Announces Addition of a New Partner
FLG Partners, LLC ( announced today the addition of a new partner to the consulting firm, bringing the number of partners to 21. MarketWire

Zephyr Announces New Manager for West Portal Office
Tara Donohue has been named Sales Manager of Zephyr's West Portal Office. Donohue has been a San Francisco Realtor since 1998 and joined Zephyr in 2006, where she is a Top Producing Agent and a Seniors Real Estate Specialist. MarketWire

Oracle Announces Industry's First Engineered System for Extreme Analytics

Oracle Unveils the Oracle Big Data Appliance

Oracle and Simba Technologies Inc. Announce Availability of Latest Version of MDX Provider for Oracle OLAP

Oracle Beats NetApp With 2x the Performance at Less Than Half the Cost

Oracle Honors Winners of the Inaugural Oil and Gas Industry Excellence Awards

Oracle Unveils Oracle Process Accelerators for Oracle Business Process Management Suite 11g

Oracle Raises the Curtain on Oracle OpenWorld 2011

OC Dental Academy Offering Dental Assisting Certification Classes Starting Soon: a 10-Week Hands-On Program or an Online Course
OC Dental Academy, a quality education establishment founded in 2004, is offering a Certificate in Dental Assisting in a program formatted for busy schedules. Saturdays and online options are just two of the ways that the academy works to reach as many interested applicants as possible MarketWire

DigitalGlobe Announces Change to the Terms of Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation
DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) (the "Company"), a leading global content provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions, announced today changes to the terms of its previously announced cash tender offer (the "Offer") to purchase any and all of its outstanding 10 MarketWire

Protegrity Leads Discussions on Future of Tokenization at 2011 Teradata PARTNERS User Group Conference & Expo
Teradata PARTNERS User Group Conference & Expo -- Protegrity USA, Inc. (BOOTH #201), a leading provider of end-to-end data security solutions, is a platinum sponsor at the Teradata PARTNERS User Group Conference & Expo in San Diego this week MarketWire

Century Aluminum Sets Date for Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Announcement
Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ: CENX) will report third quarter 2011 earnings on Tuesday, October 25th after the close of market trading. The news release will be issued through Marketwire. MarketWire

Accela Inaugurates "Accela Automator" Awards for Excellence in Government Technology
Accela, Inc., the leading provider of web- and cloud-based software applications for e-government, today introduced the "Accela Automator" awards, a new honor bestowed at Accela's annual User Conference to customers who have deployed the company's flagship Accela Automation® enterprise software and related solutions to make government easier, faster, and more accessible MarketWire

The Medicines Company Launches New Formulation of Cleviprex(R) (Clevidipine) Injectable Emulsion
The Medicines Company (NASDAQ: MDCO) announced today launch of a new twelve hour formulation for Cleviprex® (clevidipine) Injectable Emulsion, which was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in June 2011. Cleviprex is an intravenous dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker indicated for the reduction of blood pressure when oral therapy is not feasible or not desirable MarketWire

VPG Announces 'Selecting Precision Resistors' Educational Road Show for India in October
Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE: VPG) today announced that its Vishay Foil Resistors division (VFR) will be presenting a technical program during an educational road show in October for design engineers in India MarketWire

Phoenix Marketing International Finds that Almost Half of Netflix Subscribers Report Being Likely to Drop Service Due to New Price Plans
A recent poll of teens, young adults, Generation X and Generation Y individuals by Phoenix Marketing International uncovered just how much self-inflicted damage Netflix incurred from its recent pricing action MarketWire

Sycamore Urban Properties Acquires Fractured Condominium Property in Reno, Nevada
Sycamore Urban Properties, an investment and development company based in Southern California, announced today that it has acquired from U.S. Bank a fractured condominium property named Talus Point in Reno, Nevada. MarketWire

CloudBees Deepens Its Support for Java(TM) With Java EE 6 Web Profile
JavaOne 2011 -- CloudBees, Inc., the Platform as a Service (PaaS) innovation leader for Java, today announced another first: full support for developing and deploying applications using the Java EE 6 Web Profile. CloudBees is the only company to offer a cloud-based, production-ready PaaS that offers full support for the Java EE 6 Web Profile (EE6 WP) specification MarketWire

Herbicide Active Ingredients & Potash Fertilizer Nutrients Are Driving Agricultural Chemicals Demand has announced the addition of the new report "Agricultural Chemicals Market to 2015 - Herbicide Active Ingredients and Potash Fertilizer Nutrients Driving Global Demand," to their collection of Pesticides market reports. For more information, visit MarketWire

Crystalline Solar Panel Markets to Reach $118 Billion by 2017 has announced the addition of the new report "Crystalline Solar Photovoltaics PV Panel Systems Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2011 to 2017," to their collection of Energy market reports. For more information, visit MarketWire

China to Become the World's Third-Largest Pharmaceutical Market by 2013 has announced the addition of the new report "Emerging Pharmaceutical Market in China - Forecast to Become The World's Third-Largest Pharmaceutical Market By 2013," to their collection of Country Overviews market reports. For more information, visit MarketWire

Kenexa Helps HR Professionals With Tough Global Expansion Challenges
Kenexa (NASDAQ: KNXA), a global provider of business solutions for human resources, today unveiled the HR GlobBlog [], a place for HR professionals to ask industry experts for advice about global talent expansion, including talent recruitment, retention and more MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology Introduces Streaming Video Highlighting Vishay Dale LCD Displays on Website
To assist customers in selecting the best Vishay Dale LCD products for their applications, Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that it has added a new streaming video to its website ( providing an overview of the complete portfolio using a series of demonstration cases that contain the company's latest LCD products. MarketWire

Sidera Networks Earns Top Honors in ATLANTIC-ACM's Metro Carrier Survey
Sidera Networks, the premier provider of fiber optic-based network solutions, announces that it has earned three Best-in-Class Metro Wholesale Carrier Excellence Awards from ATLANTIC-ACM, a Boston-based telecommunications research consultancy. The awards were presented at a ceremony held during the COMPTEL Plus Fall 2011 Convention and Expo in Orlando, FL. MarketWire

American Internet Services (AIS) Celebrates the Arrival of Callaway Golf to Its Enterprise-Class Data Center

October Is National Spina Bifida Awareness Month
October is National Spina Bifida Awareness Month, a time to educate the public and further understanding about Spina Bifida while celebrating the lives of the more than 166,000 Americans affected. Every day in the United States, an average of 8 births are affected by Spina Bifida or a similar birth defect of the brain and spine MarketWire

Human Resource Executive(R) Names Top New HR Products for 2011
The Top HR Products of 2011 Award winners were recognized at a special luncheon on Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, during the 14th Annual HR Technology® Conference & Exposition at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas. Judged by editors of Human Resource Executive® magazine, the top products are selected based on their innovation, user-friendliness and value to the HR profession. MarketWire

Footwear etc. Presents the Fall 2011 Collection From UGG Australia
Footwear etc. is excited to announce the arrival of the Fall 2011 Collection from UGG Australia. Not only are the most popular styles and colors available, UGG Australia is introducing the limited edition Bailey Button Bling and Classic Short Sparkles. MarketWire

New DQ Analyzer for Teradata Now Available
Ataccama Corporation, a leading provider of data quality, master data management (MDM) and data governance software, announced today the general availability of its high-performance data profiling application, DQ Analyzer for Teradata® MarketWire

Wavelink Demonstrates Voice Integration With Oracle Warehouse Management at Oracle OpenWorld
Wavelink Corporation ( today announced the company will participate at Oracle OpenWorld by demonstrating Wavelink® Speakeasy™ and showcasing its advancements and the future of voice. The company will be at OpenWorld in San Francisco this week in booth #2640 and in the Oracle DEMOgrounds. MarketWire

ProMedica Opens New Orthopaedic Specialty Hospital in Northwest Ohio
A new hospital exclusively for treating patients with orthopaedic and spine conditions opened today in Toledo, Ohio. MarketWire

Bergio International Premiered at Moscow Jewelry Show
Bergio International, Inc. (OTCBB: BRGO) -- Bergio International announced today that they have debuted their collection at the largest jewelry show in Moscow. MarketWire

SEI Receives Peer Reviewed Designation From Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)
The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) recently reviewed SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC), using the Peer Review Process. After undergoing the rigorous review, SEI's institutional investment solution for healthcare (HealthcareConnect 360) has been granted the "Peer Reviewed by HFMA®" designation. MarketWire

Poggled Presents Chicago's Ultimate Dance Party Featuring The White Panda & Chet Haze, Son of Academy Award Winner Tom Hanks
Poggled is thrilled to announce the most highly anticipated dance party of the season, taking place October 6th at the MID, when The White Panda and Chet Haze bring their talents to Chicago. It will be only the second Chicago performance by Chicago natives The White Panda. MarketWire

Tech Soft 3D to Exhibit at iREX 2011 in Tokyo
Tech Soft 3D, premier provider of component technology to the engineering software industry, today announces that it will exhibit November 9-12 at the International Robot Exhibition (iREX), in Tokyo, Japan. This is the first time Tech Soft 3D will present its product portfolio at iREX, a fair that highlights innovations in the robotics industry MarketWire

Dr. McGillicuddy's Introduces New Flavors
Dr. McGillicuddy's, the full line of intense, flavorsome spirits, has unveiled four new flavors: Apple Pie, Root Beer, Wild Grape and Ice Mint. MarketWire

Joint Response From Ivanhoe Mines and Rio Tinto Delivered to Mongolian Government and Members of the National Security Council
Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. (TSX: IVN)(NYSE: IVN)(NASDAQ: IVN) - MarketWire

HookLogic President of Automotive David Metter to Speak at 11th Annual Digital Dealer Conference & Expo
Today, HookLogic, the leading provider of incentive programs that drive in-market shoppers to auto dealerships and other lead-driven businesses, announced that its President of automotive, David Metter, will discuss the evolution of Internet lead management for automotive dealers and how to increase quality leads, shows and sales at the Digital Dealer Conference and Expo in Las Vegas. MarketWire

Clash of the Media Titans?
This Wednesday, October 5, 2011, media titans and industry luminaries will convene at NYU's Rosenthal Pavilion to discuss and debate the future of media over a 90-minute roundtable. MarketWire

Heinen's Fine Foods Launches Where Food Comes From(R) Meat Labeling Program
Integrated Management Information, Inc. (IMI Global) (OTCBB: INMG) and Heinen's Fine Foods, a regional retailer with 17 locations in northeast Ohio, are pleased to announce the launch of the WhereFoodComesFrom® labeling program in the grocery chain's meat department. The program is designed to give customers more information about the source and origin of Heinen's Own Beef and Pork MarketWire

Federal Law Enforcement Agency Selects VirTra Systems Judgmental Use of Force Simulators
VirTra Systems (PINKSHEETS: VTSI), a leading provider of firearms training systems to Military and Law Enforcement agencies, today announced a contract award for two VirTra 300 judgmental use of force simulators from the U.S. Marshals Service. MarketWire

CDEX Ships ValiMed G4 Medication Validation System
CDEX Inc. (OTCBB: CEXI), a leading developer of chemical detection products, using patented technologies for use in healthcare, safety and security markets, announced today the company has shipped the first ValiMed™ G4 drug validation system to a prominent US based global medical technology company MarketWire

BillMyParents Names Michael R. McCoy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
BillMyParents (OTCQB: BMPI) (OTCBB: BMPI), creators of innovative payment solutions for teens and tweens, has appointed Michael R. McCoy the company's new Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. McCoy, who most recently served as the President and Head of Wells Fargo Consumer Credit Cards, succeeds Interim CEO Mark Sandson MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan Examines the Federal Government's Strategy to Defend the Nation From Cyber Attacks
Frost & Sullivan released its latest in-depth white paper focusing on the critical role of the U.S. Government in protecting public and private sector communications and computer networks from cyber attacks MarketWire

Intermedia's Hosted Exchange 2010 and 2007 Voted Readers' Choice Award Winner
Leading Microsoft Exchange Server resource site,, announced today that Intermedia's hosted Exchange 2010 and 2007 were selected the winners in the Hosted Exchange category of the Readers' Choice Awards. Intermedia is a global leader in cloud services and the largest provider in the world of hosted Microsoft Exchange. MarketWire

Ontario Technology Corridor at Interop New York 2011 to Attract New/Expanding Information Communications Technology (ICT) Companies
INTEROP NEW YORK -- Executives from the Ontario Technology Corridor are attending Interop New York this week to show ICT companies from around the world that Ontario is the best place in North America to expand or relocate their businesses. According to Branham Group Inc MarketWire

Cell Culture Technology Gradually Replacing Egg-Based Vaccine Manufacturing has announced the addition of the new report "Manufacturing of Vaccines - Cell Culture Technology Gradually Replacing Egg-Based Manufacturing," to their collection of Pharmaceuticals market reports. For more information, visit MarketWire

Brown & Brown, Inc. Subsidiary Agrees to Acquire Assets of Industry Consulting Group, Inc.
Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE: BRO) today announced that a new wholly-owned subsidiary of the company has entered into an agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Industry Consulting Group, Inc., located in Dallas and Wichita Falls, Texas. Finalization of the transaction is subject to the satisfaction of certain customary conditions. MarketWire

Graceland University Launches New Website With Percussion CM1
Percussion Software, a leading provider of Web Content Management (WCM) software products, today announced that Iowa-based Graceland University, a four year liberal arts, undergraduate school founded in 1895, has launched its newest version of on Percussion CM1 MarketWire

First Wyndham-Owned Hotel Opens Doors in Orlando
Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, LLC, a subsidiary of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), today announced its expansion in Florida with the opening of its first owned hotel, the upscale, full-service Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek, located within the Walt Disney World Resort® gates in Lake Buena Vista MarketWire

ING Admits Issuing June 16 2010 Series FF Bearer Bonds Issued in 2000
ParaFin Corporation (PINKSHEETS: PFNO): ParaFin Corporation owns 800 Series FF ING 5.5% June 16, 2010 EUR 1,000,000 Bearer Bonds issued June 16, 2000. Each Bond converts to a US$ value of approximately US$2.1 million for a total value of the ING Bearer Bonds owned by ParaFin in excess of US$1.68 Billion. MarketWire

Wildfire Launches New Way to Measure Brand Engagement on Facebook
Wildfire, the leader in social media marketing software, announced today the release of new analytics that enable marketers to better understand their brand's reach on Facebook, including how well brands are accessing the friends of their fans and how successfully they are creating brand advocates MarketWire

Groupware Technology Chooses Green Delete for Secure, Responsible and Onsite Data Disposal
Green Delete, the only IT service provider offering onsite-only data disposal for organizations, announces that Groupware Technology has chosen Green Delete as its exclusive partner to help customers safely and completely dispose of their digital assets while protecting the environment against the hazards of electronic waste or e-waste. MarketWire

Women in Consulting (WIC) Announces Fourth Quarter 2011 Events

DreamHost Names Jonathan LaCour to Serve as VP of Software Development
DreamHost, a global full-service web hosting company, has selected Jonathan LaCour to serve as its Vice President of Software Development. LaCour joins the company during a period of rapid growth and talent expansion. MarketWire

Pulse Beverage Completes Dual Punch Western Distribution Deal for Cabana(TM) Brand Lemonade Launch
The Pulse Beverage Corporation (OTCBB: PLSB) ("Pulse" or the "Company"), makers of the PULSE® brand of "good-for-you" NutriPurpose™ beverages today announced a strategic distribution agreement with Reno, Nevada based "Dr Pepper 7 Up Bottling Company of the West" ('Dr Pepper 7Up') MarketWire

Verdasys CEO Discusses Insider Threat Challenges at Interop NY 2011
Verdasys, the leading provider of Enterprise Information Protection (EIP) solutions for The Global 2000, announced that its CEO, Jim Ricotta, will deliver a presentation on "Solving the Insider Threat Challenge: What We Can Learn from WikiLeaks" to attendees of Interop New York 2011, taking place here from October 3-6. MarketWire

Sprechen Sie Espanol? Del Taco Celebrates 'Tacoberfest' Featuring Taco Deluxe
Del Taco restaurants across the country are putting a spin on one of Germany's most famous events -- Oktoberfest. Beginning on National Taco Day -- October 4th -- and lasting until October 31st, Del Taco will offer taco specials all day, every day for a month-long "celebration worthy of tacos" called Tacoberfest. MarketWire

ClickSquared Unveils New Cloud Marketing Platform
ClickSquared, a global provider of cross-channel marketing software and services, is unveiling today its fourth generation cloud-based marketing platform, the Cross-Channel Marketing Hub ("The Hub") at this year's Direct Marketing Association conference, to be held at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center on October 1-6, 2011 MarketWire

Fortinet Threat Landscape Research Warns of New Apache Server Vulnerability

Fixed Route Systems Veteran, Laura Reeves Vernon, Joins RouteMatch Software
American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Conference and Expo -- RouteMatch Software today announced that Laura Reeves Vernon has joined the company as Director of Fixed Route Services. Laura comes to RouteMatch from Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) where she managed KCATA's fixed route operations for twenty four years. MarketWire

Home Services Marketplace Names's Anthony Rodio New CEO -- where the best professionals bid against each other to service your home maintenance, repair, and renovation needs -- announces the appointment of's (NASD: SPRT) Anthony Rodio as Chief Executive Officer. MarketWire

WildTangent Captures SAMMY Award
WildTangent today announced that it has won the SAMMY Award for the Best Branded Social Game for its Levi's campaign. The SAMMY Awards, presented by Digiday, honors overall excellence and breakthrough achievement in Social Advertising, Media and Marketing. Winners were recently announced at the SAMMY Awards Gala in New York. MarketWire

Professional Beauty at the Workplace: "" Presents Six Product Tips for Office Skincare
A great collection of basic beauty back-ups can prevent any professional woman from looking like a mess after a busy morning, or make it easy to get ready for an engagement after work.'s latest article, "Workplace Beauty for the Polished Professional: 6 Beauty Products to Keep at Your Office," showcases six items to keep in that office desk drawer just in case. MarketWire

Angel Achieves Level 1 PCI Compliance for Voice Services
Angel, a leading provider of enterprise-focused, cloud-based Customer Experience Management solutions, today announced its cloud-based Customer Experience Platform, including its interactive voice response (IVR) technology, has been approved and certified as Level 1 Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliant. MarketWire

Panera Bread Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Pink Ribbon Bagel(R)
Panera Bread is celebrating 10 years of fighting breast cancer by baking bagels. This October, the signature Pink Ribbon Bagel® will be sold at all of Panera's bakery-cafes, with a portion of proceeds from bagels sold going to a variety of breast cancer causes throughout the country MarketWire

BigMachines Selling Platform Achieves Oracle Validated Integration With Oracle CRM On Demand Release 19
BigMachines, a Gold level member of Oracle® PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced that BigMachines 11.1 software has achieved Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle CRM On Demand Release 19. BigMachines' on-demand selling platform enables customers to help increase sales and revenue MarketWire

Southwest Airlines Deploys Varolii Interact Mobile Communications to Enable Efficient Pilot Scheduling
Varolii Corporation, the independent market and technology leader in interactive, personalized business-to-consumer text, voice and email communications, today announced that it has partnered with Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV), the nation's leading low-fare carrier, to streamline its process for matching pilot availability with flight needs MarketWire

Vacuum Pump Rebuilding Service From Mass-Vac, Inc. Restores Models to OEM Specifications
Mass-Vac, Inc. provides a vacuum pump rebuilding service for rotary vane, rotary piston, and other pump technologies used in research, production, and semiconductor fabrication facilities. MarketWire

Vacuum Lifter and Tilter From Anver Lifts and Orients Coiled Products
Anver Corporation has introduced a high-flow vacuum lifter combined with an electric hoist and pneumatic powered 90 degrees tilter that can pick up and re-orient coiled products for subsequent assembly or packaging operations. MarketWire

Dialogic to Present at the Craig-Hallum 2nd Annual Alpha Select Conference
Dialogic Inc. (NASDAQ: DLGC), a leading provider of communications technologies that power advanced networks, today announced that Nick Jensen, Chairman and CEO, is scheduled to present at the Craig-Hallum 2nd Annual Alpha Select Conference on Thursday, October 6, 2011 in New York, NY, USA. MarketWire

Multinational Real Estate Firm Knight Frank LLP Standardizes on SharePoint Migration, Management and Data Protection Solutions From Metalogix
SharePoint Conference -- Metalogix Software, the trusted provider of content lifecycle management solutions for Microsoft® SharePoint®, Exchange®, and Cloud platforms, today announced that Knight Frank, a multinational real estate and property service firm, has standardized on Metalogix's suite of solutions for SharePoint migration, management and data protection MarketWire

Metalogix Breaks SharePoint Migration Speed Barrier, Moving Over 500GB per Day, for High Fidelity SharePoint Upgrades
SharePoint Conference - Metalogix Software, the trusted provider of content lifecycle management solutions for Microsoft® SharePoint®, Exchange® and Cloud platforms, today announced major new product releases to address the ever-increasing size of SharePoint farms since the launch of SharePoint 2010. MarketWire

Xyntek Selected to Integrate Electronic Lab Notebook for Leading Biopharmaceutical Company
Xyntek, Inc. a global leader in technology consulting, design, build, and integration of laboratory automation and information systems, announces that they have entered into an agreement with a leading biopharmaceutical client to integrate and deploy a global Electronic Laboratory Notebook (ELN) solution MarketWire

Fortinet Expands Consolidated Security Appliance Line for Mid-Range Enterprise Market

Fortinet Extends UTM Including Application Control Capabilities to SOHO, SMB and Remote Branch Office Markets
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) -- a leading network security provider and the worldwide leader of unified threat management (UTM) solutions -- today announced the introduction of two new consolidated security appliances that bring the many benefits of enterprise-class UTM, including advanced application control, to small businesses, remote offices and retail outlets MarketWire

Internet's Leading Stock Newsletter Perseveres With Winning Third-Quarter (Up 8.7%) Despite Market Woes
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

The Salvation Army in Greater New York Selects Send Word Now for Emergency Notification
Send Word Now, the worldwide leader in emergency notification and incident management services, announced today that The Salvation Army Greater New York Division has selected Send Word Now's communication platform for use in notifying volunteers, staff members, and clients during emergencies affecting the city and surrounding region. MarketWire

SouthGobi Resources Completes Third Quarter "On-Track" and Continues to See Robust Market Conditions
SouthGobi Resources Ltd. (TSX: SGQ)(SEHK: 1878) has observed much confusion in the investment community regarding metallurgical coal markets and its impact on companies participating in the sector. As a result, the Company has decided to provide its observations at this time. MarketWire

TeleCommunication Systems Receives $16.1 Million Orders From U.S. Army for Satellite Communications Solutions
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced that it has received $16.1 million of new orders from the U.S. Army to continue to provide satellite communications equipment, engineering support, training and maintenance for the U.S. Army. MarketWire

Neste Oil to Make Significant Safety-Related Investments at Its Porvoo and Naantali Refineries
Neste Oil OyjLehdistötiedote3 October 2011 at 3.00 pm (EET)Neste Oil to make significant safety-related investments at its Porvoo andNaantali refineriesNeste Oil is to invest approximately 60 million euros in 2012 to improvesafetyat its Porvoo and Naantali refineries MarketWire

Magnum Hunter Resources Announces Board of Director Changes
Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (NYSE: MHR) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrC) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrD) (the "Company" or "Magnum Hunter") announced today the election of Mr. Stephen C. Hurley to the Company's Board of Directors, effective October 1, 2011. Mr. Hurley will serve as an independent director on the Board. With the election of Mr MarketWire

Informative Graphics Corporation Builds Yammer Integration for Secure, Collaborative Document Review
Informative Graphics Corporation (IGC), a leader in viewing, collaboration and redaction technology today announced an integration that will provide a more powerful collaborative document review experience for Yammer users. IGC and Yammer are demoing the integration at the Microsoft SharePoint Conference at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California (IGC Booth #252). MarketWire

Actifio Launches World's First Protection and Availability Storage Platform to Radically Simplify Management of Exploding Data Growth
Actifio™, the Protection and Availability Storage (PAS) platform company, today formally announced a new class of storage system that is optimized for managing copies of production data MarketWire

NuPathe Reports Positive Top-Line Results From 12-Month, Repeat Use Safety Trial for Its Migraine Patch
NuPathe Inc. (NASDAQ: PATH) today announced positive top-line results from NP101-009, its second 12-month, repeat use safety trial for its migraine patch (NP101 or Zelrix). MarketWire

AdCare Health Systems to Present at Imperial Capital 5th Annual Global Opportunities Conference on October 6, 2011
AdCare Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ADK), a nursing home and assisted living company, has been invited to present at the Imperial Capital 5th Annual Global Opportunities Conference. The conference will be held at the Grand Hyatt New York on October 5-6, 2011. MarketWire

Chembio Files PMA Module II With FDA For DPP(R) HIV Test
Chembio Diagnostics, Inc. (OTCQB: CEMI) (PINKSHEETS: CEMI), which develops, manufactures, markets and licenses point-of-care diagnostic tests, reports it has filed the second module of its Pre-Marketing Approval (PMA) application to the United States Food & Drug Administration for its DPP® HIV 1/2 Assay which contains the non-clinical data for the product MarketWire

Network Equipment Technologies Gains SIP Trunking Certification With AAPT
Network Equipment Technologies, Inc. ("NET") (NASDAQ: NWK) announced today that its UX Series with Session Border Controller (SBC), a qualified gateway for Microsoft Lync Server 2010, is now certified to work with AAPT's SIP trunking service. AAPT is 100% owned by Telecom New Zealand MarketWire

DigitalGlobe and Ball Aerospace Successfully Complete Critical Design Review for WorldView-3
DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), a leading global provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions, and Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. (NYSE: BLL) jointly announced today they successfully completed the Critical Design Review (CDR) for DigitalGlobe's next generation remote-sensing satellite, WorldView-3 MarketWire

Taleo Launches Brand Campaign to Tell Businesses: 'Talent Intelligence Knows'
Taleo Corporation (NASDAQ: TLEO), the global leader of SaaS-based Talent Management solutions, today launched a global brand campaign designed to position talent intelligence as a vital competitive advantage for business MarketWire

Voiceserve Winner of Internet Telephony 2011 IPTV Excellence Award for its VOD Platform
Voiceserve, Inc. (OTCBB: VSRV), a low-cost, next-generation Internet telephony software and service provider, today announced that it has received the 2011 Internet Telephony IPTV Excellence Award for its video-on-demand platform. The award was announced by Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC), publisher of Internet Telephony magazine, considered the IP communications authority. MarketWire

BMO Capital Markets to Donate Institutional Equity Trading Commissions to Charities That Support Education
BMO Capital Markets, the investment and corporate banking arm of BMO Financial Group (TSX: BMO)(NYSE: BMO), is proud to host its 7th Annual North American Equity Through Education trading day on Tuesday, October 4, 2011. MarketWire

SWM Canadian Energy Income Index(R) Rebalances to Bear Mode, Forward Yield Jumps to 5.49%
Sustainable Wealth Management, an independent provider of energy sector indexes, today announced the rebalancing of the SWM Canadian Energy Income Index® (SWMEIT - Bloomberg). MarketWire

Ventured-Backed IPO Activity at Lowest Level in Seven Quarters; Acquisitions Continue to Show Strength Amidst Difficult Economic Times

Digagogo Ventures Corp. Announces Revenue From the Sale of Its First License
Digagogo Ventures Corp. ("Digagogo" or the "Company") (OTCBB: DOGO), a provider of information and communications technology, grants its flagship license to Red Deer DogoNet. MarketWire

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Names Adam Mizel Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer and Gary Loffredo President of Digital Cinema Services & General Counsel
Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (NASDAQ: CIDM), the global leader in digital cinema, announced today that Adam Mizel has been named Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer, and Gary Loffredo has been named President of Digital Cinema Services & will continue as General Counsel, effective immediately. Mr. Mizel and Mr MarketWire

Menlo Worldwide Logistics Launches Menlo Transportation Services
Menlo Worldwide Logistics, the global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced the roll out of Menlo Transportation Services, its next-generation transportation management portfolio designed to deliver optimized solutions that remove waste, create new efficiencies and introduce Lean continuous improvement processes to transportation network operations. MarketWire

AirPatrol Corporation Welcomes Alliance With Avineon, Inc.
AirPatrol Corp. is pleased to announce an alliance with Avineon, Inc., a leader in IT, geospatial and engineering services for both the government and private industry. AirPatrol's and Avineon's complementary capabilities will greatly enhance both companies' ability to address the convergence of physical and cyber security. MarketWire

GridIron Announces Big Data Virtualization at Oracle OpenWorld
GridIron® Systems announced that its TurboCharger™ data acceleration appliance is enabling big data Oracle environments to reach new heights of performance under virtualization. Visitors at Oracle OpenWorld 2011, booth 711, can view a live demonstration of a high-performance virtualized Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) database in a multi-vendor environment. MarketWire

KANA Announces Major New Release of Service Experience Management
SUMMIT 2011 -- KANA Software, Inc., a world leader in software solutions for Service Experience Management (SEM), today announced the immediate availability of KANA SEM 11R4, which builds on KANA's vision for the future of customer service, marked initially by the launch of KANA SEM in 2010 MarketWire

Screen Media Films Acquires Chad A. Verdi's Film Inkubus
The Woodhaven Production Company announced today that Screen Media Films has acquired U.S. and Canadian rights to Chad A. Verdi's horror film Inkubus. The film will be theatrically released on October 28, 2011 and then distributed on VOD and ancillary first quarter 2012. MarketWire

StrongMail Email Marketing Panel Is "Back by Popular Demand" for Third Year in a Row at DMA:2011
StrongMail, a leading provider of interactive marketing solutions for email marketing and social media, today announced that it will be moderating a panel on event-triggered email marketing at DMA:2011, the Direct Marketing Association's annual conference and exhibition taking place October 1 - 6 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center MarketWire

Apollo Endosurgery(R) Signs Agreement With Apollo Hospitals Group to Advance Incisionless Bariatric Surgery in India
Apollo Endosurgery®, Inc. announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Apollo Hospitals Group, one of the largest healthcare networks in Asia, to promote the adoption of incisionless bariatric procedures with flexible surgery tools in India. MarketWire

Crossroads SPHiNX Offers Platform for Small Businesses, Extends Capacity for Large Users
Crossroads Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDS), a global provider of solutions and services that ensure stored data is proactively protected and reliably recovered, released SPHiNX™ 8.1, the industry's most cost-effective virtual tape appliance that serves as a comprehensive disaster recovery solution. MarketWire

Adapx Announces New Capturx(TM) for Microsoft(R) SharePoint(R) Server Release and New Fortune 500 Customers Automating Paperwork With Digital Pens
Adapx, the company that is changing the way field teams collect data and collaborate, today announced a new release of Capturx for Microsoft SharePoint Server and new implementations with Carnival Cruise Lines and Microsoft MarketWire

MetWest Launches Unconstrained Bond Fund
The TCW Group (TCW), an international asset-management firm, today announced launch of the MetWest Unconstrained Bond Fund (MWCRX, MWCIX), a mutual fund with the flexibility to invest across a wide array of global fixed income sectors in seeking to maximize positive absolute returns. MarketWire

KBS REIT III Purchases First Equity Asset
KBS Real Estate Investment Trust III (KBS REIT III), a publicly registered, non-traded real estate investment trust, has completed its first equity asset acquisition with Domain Gateway, a five-story USGBC-LEED Core- and Shell Silver-certified office building in northwest Austin, Texas. The 173,962-square-foot property is 100 percent occupied by OneWest Bank of Pasadena, Calif. MarketWire

Hong Kong Government Flying Service Purchases Two Challenger 605 Aircraft From Bombardier
Bombardier Aerospace has secured a firm order for two Challenger 605 aircraft from the Hong Kong Government Flying Service (GFS) for use primarily in search and rescue, as well as other special mission applications. The aircraft will be manufactured at Bombardier's facility in Montreal, Quebec, Canada and outfitted with special mission equipment by a sub-contractor to Bombardier. MarketWire

Axceler Announces Davinci Migrator 2.0 for SharePoint 2010
Axceler, the leader in Microsoft SharePoint governance, administration and migration software, today announced Davinci Migrator 2.0 for SharePoint 2010, which will support the full-fidelity migration of all types of workflows to SharePoint 2010. Davinci Migrator reduces the risks, lowers overall costs and shortens the time required to complete a SharePoint 2010 migration MarketWire

Social Networking, Collaboration and Talent Management Unite With SilkRoad Point
HR Technology Conference -- SilkRoad technology, inc., a leading provider of cloud-based talent management solutions, has unveiled the industry's first knowledge sharing platform that brings together the most compelling features of social networking, collaboration and talent management software MarketWire

Pink Visual Adds User-Upload Support to
Pink Visual announced today the addition of an innovative new feature to its cloud-based content distribution platform a sophisticated user-upload function that allows users to store videos they already own all in one private "locker" within the cloud MarketWire

BofI Holding Inc. Changes Name of Bank Subsidiary to BofI Federal Bank
BofI Holding, Inc. (NASDAQ: BOFI) the holding company for Bank of Internet USA, announced that it has changed the name of its federally chartered savings bank from Bank of Internet USA to BofI Federal Bank ( MarketWire

MSC Software Announces the All New Marc
MSC Software Corporation, the leader in multidiscipline simulation solutions that accelerate product innovation, today announced the All New Marc. The new 2011 release of Marc is easier, smarter, and faster; enabling engineers new to nonlinear analysis achieve faster productivity, while providing a host of new features that longtime Marc users are extremely excited about. MarketWire

Jobs2web Introduces Talent Community Marketing for Targeted Candidate Communications
Jobs2web, the leading provider of interactive recruiting solutions, today announced the release of its Talent Community Marketing upgrade, an integrated email marketing module that allows recruiters to send highly customized emails to Talent Community members with better tracking and without the added time and expense of third-party software applications and services. MarketWire

AMERICAN SYSTEMS Awarded GSA Cabling Hardware Installation Contract Worth Up to $25 Million
AMERICAN SYSTEMS, a leading provider of federal IT and engineering solutions, today announced that it has been awarded the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Cabling Hardware Installation Purchasing System (CHIPS) contract MarketWire to Present at Craig-Hallum 2011 Alpha Select Conference, Inc. (NASDAQ: DIET) today announced that Kevin McGrath, the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, and Thomas Hoyer, the Company's Chief Financial Officer, will be presenting at the Craig-Hallum 2011 Alpha Select Conference to be held Thursday, October 6, 2011, at The Roosevelt Hotel in New York City. MarketWire

Vision Solutions Announces Double-Take Share(R) 5.0
Vision Solutions, Inc., the world's leading provider of information availability software and services for Windows, Linux, IBM Power Systems and Cloud Computing markets, today announced Double-Take Share 5.0, which allows users to share data easily between databases in real-time. MarketWire

Peoplefluent Puts the Power of Talent in Managers' Hands With Mobile Workforce Explorer
Peoplefluent™, offering a unique combination of best-of-breed mobile and SaaS suite solutions for Talent Management, Vendor Management and Workforce Compliance and Diversity, has released Workforce Explorer, an iPad application that enables executives, managers and HR to manage talent in an accurate and highly visual manner MarketWire

Alternatives to Surgery & Superior Outcomes Are Driving Wider Adoption of Orthobiologics has announced the addition of the new report "Orthobiologics Market to 2016 - Alternatives to Surgery and Superior Outcomes are Driving Wider Adoption of Orthobiologics," to their collection of Medical Devices market reports. For more information, visit MarketWire

Music & Arts Plays for a Cause
Music & Arts, a musical instrument retailer, is getting tuned up for a cause. During October -- Breast Cancer Awareness Month -- Music & Arts has teamed up with The Breast Cancer Research Foundation and will donate 20% - 25% percent of sales of pink musical items to the non-profit. MarketWire

XYIENCE Launches New Xenergy Flavor: Xenergy Xtreme Frostberry Blast Featuring Legendary UFC Fighter Wanderlei "The Axe Murderer" Silva
XYIENCE, maker of Xenergy, the official energy drink of the UFC®, has added Xenergy Xtreme Frostberry Blast to its lineup of energy drink flavors. The third in its collector can series; Frostberry Blast's can features the image of Wanderlei "The Axe Murderer" Silva, a UFC middleweight fighter and international icon in the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA). MarketWire

Luxembourg Investment Solutions Partners With Butterfield Fulcrum
Butterfield Fulcrum, a leading top five independent fund services provider, and Luxembourg Investment Solutions S.A. (LIS), a regulated (UCITS-licensed) management company, have signed a strategic cooperation agreement to provide a complete suite of management company and fund administration services in Luxembourg. MarketWire

JumpTech Strengthens Executive Management Team With Appointment of Adam Jacobs as Vice President of Customer Success
Jump Technologies, Inc. (JumpTech™) (, a developer of cloud-based replenishment and inventory management software and mobile apps for supplies and parts distributors and dealers, today announced the appointment of Adam Jacobs as Vice President of Customer Success MarketWire

Veria Living Network Signs Yogi Cameron, Yogic Master, International Author & Former High-Fashion Supermodel, to Host New Primetime Series
The newly branded Veria Living television network has encapsulated its new direction by signing yogic master, international author and former high-fashion supermodel Yogi Cameron ("The Guru in You") to a new series with the working title of A Guru for You. The series is expected to premiere in Spring 2012. MarketWire

Juniper Networks Unveils Junosphere Lab: Cloud-Based Environment Dramatically Lowers Cost of Network Modeling, Testing and Design
Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), the industry leader in network innovation, today announced the availability of Junosphere™ Lab, a new virtual environment that revolutionizes the way service providers and enterprises design, test and operate networks MarketWire

La Salle University Selects Sidera Networks
Sidera Networks, the premier provider of fiber optic-based network solutions, today announces that La Salle University in Philadelphia, PA, has selected Sidera to provide high speed, scalable Internet solutions for its campus-wide network upgrade MarketWire

Harte-Hanks Introduces The Demand Curve(TM)
Capitalizing on its expansive business-to-business (B-to-B) marketing services assets, Harte-Hanks, Inc. (NYSE: HHS), announced today commercial availability of a new insight-led marketing solution for domestic and global technology markets, The Demand Curve™ MarketWire

Energy King, Inc. Appoints a New Member to the Management Team and Board of Directors
The Energy King, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ENKG) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Stuart Volkow to the Company's Board and as Executive Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions. Mr. Volkow will become the third member of the Company's Board. MarketWire

Global Capacity Deploys One Marketplace Access Exchange Customized Quote Management Platform for FiberLight
Global Capacity, the world's leading telecommunications information and logistics company, announces today that it has launched a customized quote management platform for FiberLight, LLC, one of the nation's leading providers of mission critical, high performance fiber optic networks MarketWire

Health Language CMO to Present Insights Into How Medical Terminology Enables Interoperability at 2011 AHIMA Educational Session
Health Language, Inc. ® (HLI), the global leader in medical terminology management, today announced that its chief medical officer (CMO) and senior vice president, Brian Levy, M.D., will present an educational session discussing the essential role, value and benefits of medical terminology management software in enabling healthcare information technology (HIT) interoperability at 3:30 p.m MarketWire

Fuel Doctor to Host Technical Forum on Its Power Conditioning/Fuel Efficiency Technology
Fuel Doctor Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: SLHLD), a provider of innovative automotive aftermarket solutions, including the Platinum FD-47 power conditioner/fuel efficiency booster, announced today it will host a technical forum on its Platinum FD-47 power conditioning technology that has been shown to increase fuel efficiency in vehicles two years and older MarketWire

Magnum Hunter Resources Announces Record Third Quarter Daily Production Exit Rate
Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (NYSE: MHR) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrC) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrD) ("Magnum Hunter" or the "Company") announced today a daily production exit rate of 8,000 Boepd for the third quarter ending September 30, 2011 MarketWire

FONAR Announces Year-End Fiscal 2011 Financial Results and a $6.4 Million Increase in Income From Operations to $3.8 Million
FONAR Corporation (NASDAQ: FONR), The Inventor of MR Scanning™, has announced its financial results for the fiscal 2011 year which ended June 30, 2011. MarketWire

Allied Gold Mining PLC: Production Update

Pioneering Fund Launched 'Landmark Hotel & Ground Rent Fund'
Luxembourg Fund Partners S.A today launched a new GBP 100 million hotel development and ground rent fund. The fund will begin with the development of four sustainable hotels in London having already acquired the sites. These properties are contracted to IHG and Radisson on 20 year leases. MarketWire

Golden Minerals Announces Private Placement and Filing of Shelf Registration
Golden Minerals Company (NYSE Amex: AUMN) (TSX: AUM) ("Golden Minerals" or "the Company") today announced that the Company has agreed to sell, in a private offering pursuant to Regulation S under the U.S MarketWire

IHOP Names Franchisees of the Year at Annual Franchise Conference
IHOP, one of America's favorite restaurants for breakfast, lunch and dinner, unveiled Mike Ruben as its U.S. Franchisee of the Year, and Ed Jeske as International Franchisee of the Year at its annual Franchise Conference. The theme for the conference in Marco Island, Florida, was "Reboot. Refresh. Reconnect." MarketWire

Sonics and Lantiq Team to Design Next-Generation Networks for the Digital Home
Sonics, Inc.®, the world's number one supplier of on-chip communications IP, and Lantiq, a leading supplier of broadband access and home networking technologies, today announced a collaboration where Sonics will provide Lantiq with on-chip networks, memory subsystems and advanced design verification tools MarketWire

Enkata Secures $4.4 Million in Series C Funding
In a move that further solidifies its leadership position in the customer service space, Enkata, a leading provider of cloud-based analytics solutions, today announced it has raised $4.4 million in series C financing, bringing the total amount of venture capital investment in Enkata to $18 million MarketWire

Stifel Financial Completes Acquisition of Stone & Youngberg
Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) today announced the completion of the acquisition of Stone & Youngberg LLC ("Stone & Youngberg"), a leading financial services firm specializing in municipal finance and fixed income securities. Through this acquisition, Stifel expands its public finance operations into markets in which it previously did not have a presence, namely California and Arizona MarketWire

Kenexa to Demonstrate Innovative Business Solutions for Optimizing the Employee Lifecycle at 14th Annual HR Technology(R) Conference
Kenexa (NASDAQ: KNXA) MarketWire

LIME Chooses Avail-TVN for Multiplatform Video Services
Avail-TVN, the leading digital media services company, has been chosen by Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) to provide the AnyView™ multiplatform video service for its Caribbean subsidiary, LIME. The service will launch commercially in Jamaica and Barbados in Q4, with expansion across the Caribbean to follow in 2012 MarketWire

HireVue Launches Digital Interview Management for Phone and In Person Interviews
HireVue, provider of an amazing new way to interview -- on demand -- today announced that its Digital Interview Platform™ now helps standardize and manage phone and in person interviews, as well as HireVue's innovative video and On Demand Interviews™ MarketWire

The Radicati Group Releases "Survey: Instant Messaging, Social Networking, Unified Communications, 2011-2012"
The Radicati Group's latest study, "Survey: Instant Messaging, Social Networking, Unified Communications, 2011-2012" provides an in-depth look at corporate deployments and user behavior of 100 organizations worldwide with regards to Instant Messaging, Social Networking and Unified Communications. The survey sample represented over 228,068 business users. MarketWire

Cellceutix's Drug Discovery Is a Major Leap Forward in the Fight Against Cancer
Cellceutix Corporation (OTCQB: CTIX) (PINKSHEETS: CTIX) (the "Company"), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing small molecule drugs to treat unmet medical conditions, is pleased to report that the drug delivery devices for their planned clinical trials on Kevetrin™, the Company's revolutionary compound for the treatment of cancer, are undergoing stability studies MarketWire

EPC Contract for Texas Project Brightens Outlook for Fluor's Power Business, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) (Austin, Texas) last month awarded Fluor Corporation (NYSE:FLR) (Irving, Texas) the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for a 540-megawatt (MW) combined-cycle power plant to be built in Marble Falls, Texas MarketWire

The Medicines Company Settles Angiomax(R) (Bivalirudin) Patent Litigations With Teva
The Medicines Company (NASDAQ: MDCO) today announced that it has settled the lawsuits filed by MDCO in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware relating to the Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDAs) filed by Teva Parenteral Medicines, Inc. and its affiliate, Pliva Hrvatska d.o.o. (collectively "Teva"), for generic versions of Angiomax® (bivalirudin for injection) MarketWire

Specialized Equipment, Customized Solutions for Multiple Industries, by CEDA International, a Feature of "Industry Today" on
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Industrial Info will host special guest CEDA International Corporation (Calgary, Alberta) as part of this week's "Industry Today" webcast. CEDA provides more than 100 industrial services across multiple industrial sectors, including refining, petrochemical, ethanol, pipelines, pulp and paper, mining, and more. MarketWire

Social Lead Generation Solution Launched by LeadJen
Companies hoping to tap into social media channels -- such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and blogs -- to drive sales can benefit from the new Social Response Lead Generation solution launched recently by LeadJen (, a B2B lead generation company that helps sales and marketing executives get value out of every prospecting interaction. MarketWire

Webtrends Releases First-of-Its-Kind Facebook Scoring System to Evaluate Performance of Posts
Webtrends, the global leader in unified mobile, social and web analytics and engagement, today announced Webtrends Hoverstats, a powerful new tool for Facebook marketers that will allow a brand to evaluate the effectiveness of its posts -- the main touchpoint with fans and friends of fans on Facebook. MarketWire

Japanese Supermarket Chain Re-Orders Eco-Safe
Eco-Safe Systems USA, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ESFS) is pleased to announce a re-order from the Nijiya Market, a unique Japanese supermarket chain. MarketWire

Over 50 Sponsors and Counting
USA TODAY, Orbitz, Expedia and TripAdvisor are just some of the more than 50 sponsors lined up to take part in the 18th annual PhoCusWright Conference and Travel Innovation Summit in Hollywood, Fla., Nov. 15 to 17. MarketWire

Bridge Bank Provides $2.5 Million Line of Credit to Image Stream Medical, Inc.
Bridge Capital Holdings (NASDAQ: BBNK), whose subsidiary is Bridge Bank, National Association, a full service professional business bank headquartered in Silicon Valley, announced today its funding of a $2.5 million line of credit for Image Stream Medical, Inc. MarketWire

Nearly 26 Million Americans on Your Holiday Shopping List?
This holiday season, make your money go further and support a great cause: stopping diabetes. How? By shopping in this year's American Diabetes Association's Gift of Hope catalog. Every penny of profit from the Association's Gift of Hope catalog goes directly to diabetes research. MarketWire

Protect Friends and Family From Electronic Pickpockets by Giving Them an RFID-Blocking Wallet This Holiday
This holiday season give the gift that helps prevent your friends and family from falling victim to electronic pickpockets -- SecureMyID™ RFID-blocking wallets ( Designed to be both functional and stylish, these wallets are the perfect present for anyone who carries credit/debit cards and identification MarketWire

ASSA ABLOY's sales of Lorentzen & Wettre completed
All conditions for the sales of Lorentzen & Wettre to ABB have been fulfilledand the transaction was successfully completed on Friday September 30. Theselling price is SEK 750 M on a cash and debt free basis. Lorentzen & Wettre manufactures and sells process equipment for the pulp andpaper industry, had a turnover of SEK 307 M in 2010 and 188 employees MarketWire

Diligent Boardbooks for the iPad Penetrates FTSE 100
Diligent Board Member Services (NZX: DIL) ( -- the world's leading provider of board portal software -- announced today that 15% of the FTSE 100 has adopted Diligent Boardbooks® with its Apple iPad board portal application over the past nine months. MarketWire

iENA Nuremberg 2011 -- Leading International Trade Fair for Marketing Inventions, New Product Ideas, and Technical Solutions
When it involves successful marketing of inventions and new product ideas, iENA Nuremberg, the main international trade fair "Ideas-Inventions-New Products", plays a central role as the globally leading professional trade fair MarketWire

Composition of Metso's Nomination Board
Metso Corporation's stock exchange release on October 3, 2011 at 10:30 a.m.local timeMetso's Annual General Meeting decided on March 30, 2011 to establish aNomination Board to prepare proposals on members of the Board of Directorsandtheir remuneration for the next Annual General Meeting which is planned tobeheld on March 29, 2012 MarketWire

Continuum Invites European Design and Innovation Community to Its Milan Studio for Thinking Hour Aperitivo on October 5
Continuum, a global innovation and design consultancy, today announced that its Milan studio is hosting a free Thinking Hour and Aperitivo for the European design and innovation community on Wednesday, October 5 from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. This open discussion will explore the topic of how businesses are utilizing social media and other Web 2 MarketWire

Symetis' ACURATE TA(TM) Aortic Bioprosthesis Receives CE Mark Certification on Sept. 30th 2011
Symetis SA, a private Swiss company developing new transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) systems, announced during the Techno-College at the EACTS (European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery) meeting in Lisbon that it received CE Mark approval for its ACURATE TA™ transapical TAVI system MarketWire

BroadSoft Completes Acquisition of iLinc Communications, Inc.
BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT) today announced it has completed the acquisition of Phoenix, Arizona-based iLinc Communications, Inc., a leading provider of web collaboration services for global businesses, governments and educational institutions. MarketWire

Global Forestry Expands Distribution Across Europe and Latin America
Global Forestry Capital is pleased to announce the successful expansion of its distribution network, for its Luxembourg-based, open-ended Specialized Investment Fund, the Global Forestry Growth Fund LFP PRIME SICAV - SIF S.A, to include most of Europe, the United Kingdom and South America. This expansion has been achieved through expansion of resources and strategic alliances. MarketWire

Metso signs an extensive frame agreement for automation systems and related services with Neste Oil
Metso Corporation's press release on October 3, 2011 at 09:00 a.m MarketWire

Servier and Galapagos initiate strategic alliance for innovative treatments in oncology
* Joint discovery and development of novel small molecule therapies for cancer * Novel cancer targets coming from Servier and Galapagos * Research access payment of EUR2 million for Galapagos * Milestones for Galapagos could reach EUR260 million, plus royalties * Servier to develop and commercialize drugs worldwide, Galapagos retains exclusive U.S MarketWire

Basilea announces change in its management structure
Basilea Pharmaceutica AG /Basilea announces change in its management structure. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. (SWISS: BSLN)announced today that Ronald Scott has been appointed Chief OperatingOfficer(COO) of Basilea Pharmaceutica International Ltd MarketWire

Bitbrains Achieves Near Oracle Exadata Performance at a Fraction of the Cost With Xsigo Virtual I/O
Xsigo Systems, Inc., the leader in virtualized data center infrastructure, today announced that Bitbrains IT Services, a leading provider of cloud services and the first VMware vCloud Powered provider in the Netherlands, has deployed an open systems-based hardware platform that includes Xsigo virtual I/O to optimize Oracle database performance MarketWire

The Boston Consulting Group Unveils New Online Platform Designed to Give Unprecedented Access to Its Vast Repository of Research, Analysis, and Commentary
The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is today unveiling a new online platform designed to make its research, analysis, insights, and commentary more widely, fully, and readily available to the global business community. MarketWire

GOGL - Repurchase of shares
Golden Ocean Group Limited ("Golden Ocean" or the "Company") announces thattheCompany has, on October 03, purchased 550,000 of the Company's own commonstocks. The shares have been bought on the Oslo Stock Exchange at anaverageprice of NOK 3.95 per share. After this transaction Golden Ocean holds atotalof 1,639,646 own shares MarketWire

Factors Moving Markets, Worldwide View - Equity Research on Xyratex Ltd. and Quantum Corporation
Today, released its industry report highlighting Xyratex Ltd. (NASDAQ: XRTX) and Quantum Corporation (NYSE: QTM). Full fundamental and technical analysis is available at MarketWire

Global Situation & Resulting Influences - Research Report on Micron Technology, Inc. and United Microelectronics Corp (ADR)
Today, announced its research report highlighting Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MU) and United Microelectronics Corp (ADR) (NYSE: UMC). Full content and research is available at MarketWire

UnionTown Energy Inc. (UTOG) Provides Update to Shareholders
UnionTown Energy Inc. (OTCBB: UTOG) (PINKSHEETS: UTOG), an independent oil and gas company, today provided an update to shareholders in an open letter from the company's board of directors. MarketWire

Coastal Energy Announces Successful Appraisal Well at Bua Ban North A
Coastal Energy Company (the "Company" or "Coastal") (TSX: CEN) (AIM: CEO) announces the successful results of the Bua Ban North A-07 appraisal well. MarketWire

California Bank & Trust Announces New Products and Services for the Legal Industry
California Bank & Trust (CB&T) ( is pleased to announce it has developed a unique banking package designed specifically for the legal field. California Bank & Trust works with law firms on a daily basis and has utilized that familiarity to create a flexible banking package with products, services, and special savings for legal professionals. MarketWire

Symantec to Webcast Quarterly Earnings Call
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) will webcast its quarterly earnings conference call on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011, at 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT to discuss the results of its fiscal second quarter, which ended on Sept. 30, 2011. MarketWire

Resource America, Inc. Authorizes Payment of Quarterly Cash Dividend
Resource America, Inc. (NASDAQ: REXI) (the "Company") announces that its Board of Directors has authorized the payment of a cash dividend on October 31, 2011 in the amount of $0.03 per share of the Company's common stock to all holders of record at the close of business on October 21, 2011. The Company has paid a consecutive quarterly cash dividend for over 16 years. MarketWire

Status regarding Novo Nordisk's holding of its own shares (30 September 2011)
Company Announcement no 63 / 2011: This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf ofThomson Reuters clients MarketWire

US Ecology Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.18 per Share
US Ecology, Inc. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: ECOL) today declared that stockholders of record on October 14, 2011 will receive a quarterly cash dividend of $0.18 per common share, payable on October 21, 2011. The Company has 18.3 million shares outstanding and estimates that approximately $3.3 million in cash will be paid out for the declared quarterly dividend. MarketWire

Chief Executive Officer Updates ERHC Energy Inc. Shareholders
ERHC Energy Inc. (OTCBB: ERHE), a publicly traded American company with oil and gas assets in Sub-Saharan Africa, today issued the following update on Company activities from Peter Ntephe, chief executive officer. MarketWire

Franklin Street Properties Corp. Acquires Office Building in Evanston, Illinois
Franklin Street Properties Corp. ("FSP", "its" or "our") (NYSE Amex: FSP), an investment firm specializing in real estate, announced today its acquisition on September 30, 2011 of an office building in Evanston, Illinois for a purchase price of $35,100,000 MarketWire

Combined Assets of Billion-Dollar Hedge Funds Reach $1.4 Trillion, AR Magazine Survey Finds
American hedge funds reported a healthy increase in assets in this year's first half and now manage a combined $1.399 trillion. That's $102 billion, or nearly 8%, more than they managed at the beginning of the year, according to the latest Billion Dollar Club, AR Magazine's survey of American hedge funds managing $1 billion or more. MarketWire

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