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Coke reclaims top position in list of world's most valuable brands
Soft drinks maker Coca-Cola has scooped the world's most valuable brand spot, according to a report valuating global brands. ANI

BonTerra Resources (TSXV:BTR) Assays 204.0 Grams per Tonne Gold & 25.8 Grams per Tonne Silver from New Zone in Quebec - Video Summary Posted on www.InvestmentPitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, October 5, 2011 - BonTerra Resources (TSXV:BTR) has discovered a new high grade vein zone on its Eastern Extension Property, which is located in the Abitibi Greenstone Belt, approximately 170 kilometres northeast of Val d'Or, Québec.InvestmentPitch.com has produced a ""video news alert"" about BonTerra. If this link is not enabled, please visit www ACN Newswire

Toyota to Launch Global Cloud-platform-based Next-Generation Telematics Services in Emerging Markets
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) plans to launch next-generation telematics services1 in emerging markets around the world, starting with Thailand in March 2012. The services will use a global cloud platform, scheduled for rollout in 2012, under co-development by TMC and United States-based Microsoft Corporation ACN Newswire

Toyota Thailand Prepares for 50th Anniversary in 2012
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces that Toyota Motor Thailand Co., Ltd. (TMT), TMC's sales and production company in Thailand, held a press conference today at the Renaissance Hotel in Bangkok to announce activities planned in preparation for its 50th anniversary on October 5, 2012. To mark 50 years of operations, TMT announced a new corporate slogan, "By your side.. ACN Newswire

CSC Bank of Lebanon Signs Agreement for Issuing of JCB International
CSC Bank (CSC), a major financial institution in Lebanon and JCB International (JCBI) announced today that they have signed a card issuing license agreement. Through this agreement, CSC will issue JCB Cards to CSC's customers, becoming the first bank to issue JCB Cards in Lebanon ACN Newswire

NEC Expands Production of PASOLINK in India
NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today that production of its ultra compact microwave communications system, PASOLINK, will begin in India in addition to existing production at NEC Network Products, Ltd. in Japan. This decision is part of NEC's measures to strengthen global competitiveness.Until now, NEC Network Products, Ltd ACN Newswire

Canaccord Genuity Updates Buy Recommendation for Canacol Energy (TSX:CNE) - Video Summary Posted on www.InvestmentPitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, October 4, 2011 - Investment firm Canaccord Genuity, has re-affirmed its speculative buy recommendation for Canacol Energy (TSX:CNE). Canaccord Genuity analyst, Frederick Kozak, maintains his target price of $1.65.InvestmentPitch.com has produced a ""video news alert"" about Canacol Energy. If this link is not enabled, please visit www.InvestmentPitch ACN Newswire

Stonegate Agricom (TSX:ST) Updates Mineral Estimates on Idaho Phosphate Project - Video Summary Posted on www.InvestmentPitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, October 4, 2011 - Stonegate Agricom (TSX:ST) has released updated mineral estimates on one of its phosphate projects.InvestmentPitch.com has produced a ""video news alert"" about Stonegate Agricom. If this link is not enabled, please visit www.InvestmentPitch.com and enter ""Stonegate"" in the search box ACN Newswire

Oracle Unveils Oracle Social Network
ORACLE OPENWORLD -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Oracle Unveils Oracle Public Cloud
ORACLE OPENWORLD -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom's Economic Plan Well Received by Orange County Business Community
Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom met with Orange County Business Council today to discuss his recently unveiled Economic Growth and Competitiveness Agenda for California. Following the meeting with business leaders, Newsom shared his economic vision for California with guests of the OC Forum Luncheon at the Hilton Irvine MarketWire

Market Adoption of Virtual Agents Surges Upward
VirtuOz, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent virtual agents (IVAs) for online marketing, sales, and support, today announced that market validation of virtual assistants has increased, citing the recent release of Siri, a voice-enabled personal assistant built into the Apple® iOS5. Siri uses the built-in Apple apps on an iPhone® to find the information you request. MarketWire

Southern California CPA Firm Receives National Award Six Years Running
Los Angeles-based Certified Public Accounting firm, Holthouse Carlin & Van Trigt LLP ("HCVT"), received one of the most prestigious awards given in the public accounting industry MarketWire

Update: Vertro, Inc. (NASDAQ: VTRO) Will Be Presenting a Corporate Overview at 8:00am at the Craig-Hallum 2nd Annual Alpha Select Conference on Thursday, October 6, 2011
Vertro, Inc. (NASDAQ: VTRO) MarketWire

Green EnviroTech Holdings, Corp., Stock Symbol ("GETH"), Announced Today That Wholly Owned Subsidiary Magic Bright LTD's Financial Statements Are on EDGAR
Green EnviroTech Holdings, Corp. (PINKSHEETS: GETH) announced today that the company has edgarized the financial statements of Magic Bright LTD (a wholly owned subsidiary) making them available for review on the SEC website. Please refer to the site for details: http://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1428765/000101376211001519/0001013762-11-001519-index.htm MarketWire

Former United States Attorney General Judge Alberto Gonzales Joins Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, Nashville's largest headquartered law firm, today announced that former United States Attorney General, Judge Alberto R. Gonzales is joining the firm as Of Counsel. Judge Gonzales, the 80th U.S MarketWire

Long-Time Accomplished Aerospace, Semiconductor, and Security Industries Professional Peter Berghammer Dies Unexpectedly
It is with a deep sense of sadness and loss that Public Communications/Worldwide (PC/W), a long-time Southern California independent public relations and marketing communications firm, announces the passing of Senior Strategist Peter Berghammer. Fifty-one-year-old Berghammer died unexpectedly Saturday evening, October 1 from heart failure MarketWire

Oracle to Conduct Technical Deep Dive on Cloud for Media and Analysts Today at 5 P.M. Pacific
ORACLE OPENWORLD -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Corporate Coach Reveals How Human Spirit Is Essential for Business Success
Terry Murray, an executive coach for Fortune 1000 companies, entrepreneurs and startups, thinks the difference between a company that's surviving to one that's thriving isn't buried in their bottom line, but rather, it's hidden in their hearts. MarketWire

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. Signs Definitive Documentation to Sell Digital Delivery Assets to Technicolor
Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (NASDAQ: CIDM), its wholly-owned subsidiary Access Digital Media, Inc., and Technicolor USA, Inc. have signed an agreement for Technicolor to acquire certain assets of Cinedigm's physical and electronic distribution business, as well as global, software license agreements related to Cinedigm's digital theatrical movie and trailer distribution business. MarketWire

Media Advisory: Meg Whitman to Present Economic Recovery Plan at Inaugural BizFedOC Luncheon
WHAT: BizFedOC, a coalition of CEOs from Orange County's most influential business organizations, will host Meg Whitman, CEO of Hewlett-Packard, at its inaugural luncheon on Thursday, October 6, 2011 at The Center Club in Costa Mesa MarketWire

Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners Learn Publicity and Success Tips at PR Expert Lisa Elia's Meet the Media Day 2011
With the prevalence of company layoffs, many people are starting their own businesses and, especially in our current economic situation, need more guidance than ever to not only stay afloat, but to and thrive. Lisa Elia, CEO and founder of the Los Angeles-based firm, Lisa Elia Public Relations, is holding her second annual Meet the Media Day, taking place on Saturday, October 15 from 8:30 a.m MarketWire

New Travel Industry Publication: Travel-Intel Aids Travel Agents in Selling Travel
A new travel industry newsletter published by Tours.com and produced by veteran travel journalist Lark Ellen-Gould puts an engaging spin on travel industry reporting with news, views and clues on events that help sellers of travel optimize their sales in this fast shifting economic landscape. MarketWire

Photo Advisory: Early Snowfall Doesn't Dampen Fall Colors in Shenandoah National Park
Caption: Temperatures in Shenandoah have warmed considerably since Monday's cold snap and are projected to be in the high 60s during the week and into the 70s this weekend, perfect weather for viewing fall foliage. Image Available: http://www2.marketwire MarketWire

Educator Beatrice Hair Believes Tutoring Can Reduce Bullying
Most parents think of tutoring as a solution for a child with bad grades, but Beatrice Hair, who developed the Three-Legged-Table™ program, knows it's about so much more than just the grades. MarketWire

NFL Teams Top TicketNews' September Events Rankings
National Football League teams swarmed TicketNews' exclusive events rankings for the second consecutive month, claiming seven spots out of the September Top 20, compiled September 1-30. MarketWire

Innovative Direct Response Re-Teams With Pat Boone and Reverse Mortgage Leader
Direct response leader Innovative Direct Response (IDR) has teamed up with Security 1 Lending and spokesperson Pat Boone in the creation of a national television campaign. Hosted by Mr. Boone, the new series of direct response productions showcases the finance company's reverse mortgage program. MarketWire

QuickLogic Delivers Power-Efficient Connectivity Between Qualcomm Modem Chipset and Application Processors
QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ: QUIK) MarketWire

3rd Annual International Solar Energy Technology Conference (ISETC) Announces Program, Convenes October 27, 2011, Biltmore Hotel, Santa Clara, California
What:The 3rd International Solar Energy Technology Conference (ISETC), an event dedicated to promoting innovative technologies related to the efficient creation, distribution, storage and use of solar PV energy, announces its October 27, 2011 program and participants MarketWire

CollegeAdvantage, Ohio's 529 College Savings Plan, Helps Bring College Within Reach
The Ohio Tuition Trust Authority is helping bring college a little closer for families who open a new CollegeAdvantage 529 account with a limited time bonus offer. Families who open a new CollegeAdvantage direct account by November 18, 2011 with an initial contribution of $100 or more and use the promo code SAVINGS can receive a $50 bonus. MarketWire

Omega Navigation Enterprises Obtains Additional Relief Requested From the US Court
Omega Navigation Enterprises Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ONAVQ) announced today that, in connection with its Chapter 11 proceedings in Houston, Texas, the Court has granted the continuing use of cash collateral through December 12, 2011. This relief, which was entered on a consensual basis with Omega's senior and junior lenders and the creditors' committee, includes: MarketWire

BAI and Datatrac Announce Tool for Financial Institutions to Track Interest Rates
BAI and Datatrac announced today that BAI Members can access America's largest interest rate database via a new service called BAI RateDex. BAI RateDex enables BAI Members to view interest rate data on a wide range of retail financial services products such as savings accounts, MMDAs, mortgage products, credit cards, car loans, home equity loans, and more MarketWire

Gold Resource Corporation Declares Monthly Dividend
Gold Resource Corporation (NYSE Amex: GORO) declares its instituted monthly dividend of $0.05 per common share for September payable on October 24, 2011 to shareholders of record as of October 17, 2011. Gold Resource Corporation is a low-cost gold producer with operations in southern Mexico. MarketWire

Scottsdale Newlywed Claims $3.1 Million The Pick Jackpot
A Scottsdale resident and newlywed, who chose to remain anonymous, claimed the $3.1 million The Pick jackpot from the September 28 drawing. MarketWire

Finacity Facilitates EUR 500 Million Global Trade Receivables Securitization Program on Behalf of Styrolution
Finacity Corporation ("Finacity") announced today that it has facilitated the successful funding of a global trade receivables securitization program for Styrolution Group GmbH ("Styrolution"). The securitization program will provide Styrolution with cash proceeds of up to EUR 500 million through the on-going purchase of receivables from its multi-country operations network MarketWire

Paciolan's First Customer, USC, Signs 10-Year Partnership Renewal
Paciolan, the leading provider of ticketing, marketing, and fundraising solutions in college athletics, announced today that its very first customer, The University of Southern California (USC), has renewed its partnership with the company for a term of 10 years MarketWire

Prepare for a Water-Wise Winter
When the rain starts, conserving water may be the last thing that comes to mind. Yet given California's Mediterranean climate, water conservation should be a daily, year-round habit for all of us. Save Our Water, a statewide public education program, offers these tips and ideas on how to conserve water this fall and winter: MarketWire

Weather Underground Launches New Australian Radar Features
Weather Underground, the world's first online weather service, announced today the availability of the company's Australian radar features. Web users can now access a range of interactive maps on wunderground.com that display animated radar data from the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology. MarketWire

Granite Hill Estates to Host Two Important Events
Granite Hill Estates (GHE), the Kennebec Valley's premiere continuing care retirement community, announces two upcoming events: MarketWire

Dynamic Air Quality Solutions Wins ed+c and Sustainable Facility's Reader's Choice Awards
Dynamic Air Quality Solutions, a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-performance indoor air quality products, today announced its selection by readers of Environmental Design + Construction (ed+c) and Sustainable Facility as one of the best products in 2011. Dynamic's V8 Air Cleaning System was selected as the winner in the Mechanical/HVAC Products category. MarketWire

Vector Pipeline Announces Retirement of Craig R. Fishbeck
Vector Pipeline today announced that Craig R. Fishbeck has advised he will retire effective December 31, 2011. Mr. Fishbeck has served as President of Vector Pipeline since November 2000. John T. Donaldson, Jr., who has served as Vice President of Marketing since 2001, assumes the role of President effective January 1, 2012. MarketWire

Don't Miss the Model Grand Opening of Botanika by Brookfield Homes on October 15th
A new way of living is almost here and homebuyers do not want to miss it. Next Saturday, October 15th, Brookfield Homes will celebrate the Model Grand Opening of Botanika, a neighborhood that is the perfect mix of 'always wanted and never imagined MarketWire

AER Energy Signs Joint Venture to Supply ExxonMobil Fuel Estimated at $420 Million in Annual Revenues
AER Energy Resources, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AERN) is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement for the formation of a Joint Venture with Energex Fuel Corporation and Triton Global Petroleum to supply an estimated $420 million USD of ExxonMobil product annually to the aviation industry. MarketWire

Get Steeped, Fairmont Style! Brand Declares November 12th "Tea Day"
Attention: Lifestyle, Travel and Food Editors MarketWire

Dandruff Treatments for a Healthy Scalp: "Skincare-News.com" Presents Help for Common Scalp Conditions
An itchy, irritated and flaky scalp is more than just annoying -- it can be an embarrassment on a daily basis for many people. But buying just any dandruff shampoo from a drugstore might not cut it. Skincare-News.com's latest article, "Products for Dandruff: Soothing that Itchy Scalp," gives an in-depth look at how to identify dandruff symptoms and treat them successfully. MarketWire

SWITCHFOOT'S Vice Verses Debuts at No. 8 on The Billboard 200
Vice Verses (Atlantic Records), the new album from GRAMMY-winning rock band SWITCHFOOT, debuts at No.8 on The Billboard 200. It also debuted at No.5 at iTunes Album chart and No.3 on iTunes Alternative chart. The band will perform "Dark Horses," their new Top 15 Modern Rock hit, on "Conan" on October 25th MarketWire

Stratos Sponsors MicroTAS 2011 and the WTIA Tech Northwest Conference to Support Initiatives for Innovative Product Development in Technology and Life Sciences
Stratos Product Development, LLC today announced its sponsorship of two technology events: the MicroTAS 15th Annual International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences, October 2-6 and the Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA) 2nd Annual TechNW: North to Innovation conference. MarketWire

Meeting Professionals International Chicago Area Chapter and HeresChicago.com Team Up to Create Growth Opportunities for Both
Meeting Professionals International, Chicago Area Chapter (MPI-CAC) -- a professional association serving 1,100+ meetings industry professionals -- and HeresChicago.com -- an online resource for event managers -- announced the creation of a strategic partnership that supports both organizations' growth goals. MarketWire

Santeon Group, Inc. Announces Appointment of Mark Guirgis as Acting Chief Financial Officer
Santeon Group, Inc. (OTCBB: SANT) ("Santeon") today announced the appointment of Mark Guirgis as Acting Chief Financial Officer effective September 1, 2011. MarketWire

Highwoods Properties Sells $21.5 Million of Assets
Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE: HIW) today announced that on September 28 it sold a non-core, 80% leased office property in Winston-Salem and an adjacent, three-acre undeveloped site, for $15.0 million. The non-core building, located at 150 Stratford, is five-stories and encompasses 135,533 square feet. Prior to the sale, the building generated approximately $1 MarketWire

Insight Genetics Receives Contract From National Cancer Institute
Cancer diagnostics firm Insight Genetics today announced that it has received a $193,000 Small Business Innovation Research contract from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to develop a companion diagnostic test for drugs targeting mutations and fusions of anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) MarketWire

Linux Labs Unveils Strategy for Its SaaS Business With Full Launch Targeted for Next Quarter; Software as a Service (SaaS) Market Forecasted to Reach $40.5 Billion by 2014
Searchlight Solutions Ltd. (PINKSHEETS: SLLN) subsidiary, Linux Labs International, Inc., today unveils a strategy to tackle the underserved scientific community with a new Software as a Service ("SaaS") platform, commencing with a solution for the NIST FDS fire dynamics simulator MarketWire

965 Acres of Development Land on I-65 to Sell at Auction
At a real estate auction on October 20, Bowling Green entrepreneur David Garvin will sell 965 acres of development land, situated six miles north of the Tennessee-Kentucky border. The land, which intersects with Highway 100, will sell in six tracts, with 322 acres selling absolute with no minimums and no reserves. J. P. King Auction Company will conduct the sale. MarketWire

ConEdison Solutions and Viridity Energy Join Forces to Expand Beyond Demand Response
ConEdison Solutions and Viridity Energy, Inc. announced today that they are working together on a major, new energy demand response offering through the introduction of "energy optimization," a first-to-market, automated, revenue-generating, energy management offering. MarketWire

English Language Courses Provider Kaplan International Colleges Launches iPad2 Competition to Celebrate 20,000 'Likes' on Facebook
Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release. MarketWire

EON Reality Releases EON Mycube, a Surround Immersive Desktop 3D System
EON Reality, the world's leading interactive 3D solutions provider, today announced the release of EON Mycube, a 3 screen immersive desktop system. The EON Mycube will complement the successful EON Icube as a smaller footprint and lower cost solution that can provide a high level of immersion for critical task trainers, safety training and collaboration. MarketWire

MedChoice Financial Sues ADS Alliance Data Systems and World Financial Network Bank for Breach of Contract, Wrongful Termination of Credit Card Program Agreement and Other Wrongful Conduct
MedChoice Financial, LLC, a leading national medical financial company, recently filed an amended complaint against ADS Alliance Data Systems, Inc. and World Financial Network Bank for breach of contract, wrongful termination, and other improper conduct in connection with the credit card program agreement between MedChoice and the Bank MarketWire

N-able Technologies Receives a Growth Equity Investment From Accel-KKR's Structured Capital Fund
N-able Technologies®, a global leader in remote monitoring and management ("RMM") automation software for managed service providers ("MSPs") and IT departments, today announced it has received a strategic growth equity investment from Accel-KKR, a leading technology-focused private equity firm. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. MarketWire

HubPages Announces a New Partnership Program With eBay Partner Network
HubPages today announced a new partnership with the eBay Partner Network, Inc. Starting today, HubPages community members (Hubbers) will be able to join the eBay Partner Network directly through HubPages, providing them the opportunity to earn money based on activity that occurs on eBay.com through referrals originating from their Hubs MarketWire

Vicor Announces Counterclaims Against SynQor
Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today responded to SynQor's October 4, 2011 press release by announcing the filing of counterclaims against SynQor. In its counterclaims, Vicor seeks damages for alleged unfair and deceptive trade practices and tortious interference by SynQor in attempting to mislead customers and monopolize the IBA market with invalid claims. MarketWire

DreamBrands' New Product Includes Ingredient Shown to Naturally Boost Testosterone Levels
Today, DreamBrands announced the launch of a new product, Mdrive, a natural supplement that can boost testosterone levels through an ingredient that clinical tests revealed promoted healthy free testosterone in an active group of subjects by 98%. DreamBrands is internationally recognized for identifying healthy solutions that empower men and women to live fuller lives MarketWire

Largest. QR Code. Ever. But Why?
Although the use of QR codes by marketers is growing rapidly, studies have shown that consumer awareness remains low MarketWire

Lynch Joins Sikich's Non-Profit Service Team
Sikich LLP, a nationally recognized public accounting and advisory firm (www.sikich.com), announces that Richard Lynch, CPA, has joined the firm as a Partner on Sikich's Non-Profit Services team. MarketWire

Auto Club Launches Teen Driver Safety Initiative
To commemorate Teen Safe Driving Week in October, the Automobile Club of Southern California is launching a multi-faceted program for parents to help their teens become safer drivers. MarketWire

Shamrock Farms Rockin' Refuel(TM) Launches Education Campaign With Running Back Peyton Hillis and Sports Nutritionist Lisa Dorfman
Football season is here and more than three million American kids ages 6-16 are hitting the grid iron, not to mention the thousands of collegiate and pro players taking the field. All eyes are on athletes as concerns about head injuries, proper padding and hydration are heating up MarketWire

Technicolor requested amendments to its debt documentation in order to increase strategic flexibility
Technicolor requested amendments to its debt documentation in order toincrease strategic flexibility Paris (France) - October 5, 2011 - As a global technology player in therapidlychanging Media & Entertainment markets, Technicolor ("the Company")(EuronextParis: TCH) intends to participate in the industry's acceleratingconsolidationtrends MarketWire

Golden Star Resources Strengthens Board of Directors With Addition of Veteran Audit and Accounting Executive William L. Yeates, CPA
Golden Star Resources Ltd. (NYSE Amex: GSS) (TSX: GSC) (GHANA: GSR) ("Golden Star" or the "Company") today announced that William L. Yeates, CPA, a veteran accounting industry executive with specialization in extractive industries, has joined the Company's board of directors. The addition of Mr. Yeates, 63, raises to eight the total number of Golden Star directors. MarketWire

Franco-Nevada Commits to Funding Ring of Fire Resources' Purchase of Project 81; Ring of Fire Executes Definitive Purchase and Sale Agreement With AbiBow Canada Inc.
Ring of Fire Resources Inc. (the "Company" or "ROF") (TSX-V: ROF) (FRANKFURT: RG5) (PINKSHEETS: HWKPF) is pleased to announce that Franco-Nevada Corporation ("Franco-Nevada") has agreed to fund part of ROF's purchase of Project 81 from AbiBow Canada Inc., for a total funding commitment from Franco-Nevada to ROF of up to $4,000,000: MarketWire

American Idol Hosts Largest Ever Facebook Video Chat
Lee DeWyze, American Idol winner, went face to face with fans on Facebook this week and hosted the largest ever Facebook video chat, using TokBox's OpenTok Video Platform. MarketWire

Apollo Investment Corporation Completes $45 Million Add-On to Private Placement of Senior Secured Notes
Apollo Investment Corporation (the "Company") (NASDAQ: AINV) announces that it has issued an additional $45 million of senior secured notes ("Notes") in a private placement to new and existing lenders. The additional Notes were divided into $29 million of new five year notes with a fixed interest rate of 5 MarketWire

Clean Power Finance Names Nicholas Mack SVP General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Kirstin Hoefer Vice President of Marketing
Clean Power Finance, the leading provider of integrated services and financing solutions for the solar industry, today announced Nicholas Mack has been appointed Senior Vice President General Counsel and Corporate Secretary and Kirstin Hoefer Vice President of Marketing MarketWire

Fima Inc. Announces the Planned Acquisition of Action Sports Hub Inc.
Fima Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FIMA) has announced that management has come to terms to acquire privately held 'Action Sports Hub Inc.' (www.ActionSportsHub.com). Action Sports Hub Inc MarketWire

SynQor Prevails on Post-Judgment Motions; New IBA Case Opened
SynQor, Inc. today announced that late last week, in the matter SynQor, Inc. v. Artesyn Technologies, Inc., et al., Civil Action No. 2:07-CV-497-TJW-CE, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas denied all of the defendants' post-trial challenges to the jury verdict and the Court's prior rulings. MarketWire

KDDI America and TELEHOUSE America Appoint New CEO and President, Masaaki Nakanishi
KDDI America, a leading provider of international IT and telecommunication services, along with its sister company, TELEHOUSE America, a provider of global dedicated data centers, announced today the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer and President, Mr. Masaaki Nakanishi. Mr MarketWire

Bracken Engineering Places 3rd in Best Firms To Work For Ranking
This past week one of Florida's own, Bracken Engineering, Inc., was awarded Third Place overall and Top Small Structural Engineering Firm to work for within the national "Best Firms To Work For" competition. The rankings were announced at the "Best Firms To Work For Summit" held last week in San Diego, CA MarketWire

SAF-West to Expand Aluminum Extrusions & Sheet Facility in Redding, CA
SAF (Southern Aluminum Finishing Co., Inc.) announced today that Huber Street Properties, LLC (HSP), a closely related entity to SAF, has purchased the facility in which SAF-West currently operates. SAF-West serves Western US, Canada, and Pacific Rim markets with architectural aluminum distribution, fabrication and finishing services MarketWire

Roth Capital Initiates Equity Research Analyst Coverage on Aeolus
Aeolus Pharmaceuticals, Inc MarketWire

StratITsphere Partners With Excitor to Create Secure Mobile Cloud Platform
Excitor has partnered with data center, infrastructure and cloud services provider StratITsphere to bring its secure mobile platform to the United States. MarketWire

Sonian Announces Support for OpenStack Cloud Environments
Sonian™, the pioneer in cloud-powered archiving and search, announces our continued support for OpenStack™ cloud environments. Founded by Rackspace Hosting and NASA, OpenStack is a global software community of developers collaborating on a standard and flexible open source cloud operating system for both public and private clouds. MarketWire

Escape Studios Releases Free Careers Guide for Aspiring CG Artists
Escape Studios announced today a free guide to careers in the CG industry. The guide is a compilation of relevant data for aspiring artists that will help answer a myriad of questions about the industry, among them: MarketWire

Marine Drive Mobile Corp. Closes I Like a Deal, LLC Purchase
Marine Drive Mobile Corp. (OTCBB: MDMC) ("Marine Drive" or the "Company") announced today the closing of the Company's purchase of I Like A Deal, LLC ("ILAD"), a San Francisco-based developer of premium group buying web-based software. The purchase agreement was first announced August 26, 2011, and was subject to normal due diligence, including an audit of ILAD. MarketWire

Over 640,000 Companies Were Newly Listed on SaleSpider's Business Directory Last Week (Sept 30th, 2011)
Over 640,000 companies were newly listed on SaleSpider's Business Directory during the last week of September. MarketWire

MorrisAnderson Honored With "Turnaround of the Year" Award by the Turnaround Management Association
MorrisAnderson, a leading financial and operational advisory firm, announced today that it received the "Turnaround of the Year - Small Company" award from the Turnaround Management Association (TMA), the only international non-profit association dedicated to corporate renewal and turnaround management MarketWire

Midwest Real Estate Data Experiences Impressive Adoption of Down Payment Assistance Program
Midwest Real Estate Data LLC (MRED) and Atlanta-based Workforce Resource® announced impressive results and strong customer use following last week's launch of Down Payment Resource(SM)(DPR) to MRED's nearly 40,000 customers. MarketWire

Colorado Springs Works With Private Sector to Launch Community Solar Gardens
On Sept. 27, the Colorado Springs City Council approved a way for citizens to invest in privately held solar gardens and receive a credit on their municipal utility electric bill. The arrangement between the community-owned Colorado Springs Utilities and the private sector is one of the first of its kind in the nation. MarketWire

American Family Insurance Explores the Hispanic Interpretation of the American Dream in New Ad Campaign
Like many other foreign-born consumers living in the United States, Hispanics tend to have a strong appreciation of what the "American Dream" represents. Often times coming from difficult situations in their native countries, their past experiences shape how they define the concept MarketWire

Zutano Wins 'Earnie' Award for Best Infants' Collection
Zutano, the Vermont-based designer of children's clothing, accessories and home products, has won the Earnie Award for Best Infants' Collection. This was announced by Earnshaw's Magazine, who conducted the voting process MarketWire

Braley Calls for Action to Modernize Risk Retention Act
Brian Braley, Chairman of the National Risk Retention Association, called on members attending the Association's annual conference to join the campaign to generate support for the Risk Retention Modernization Act (HR 2126) now before the Congress. MarketWire

PAID Inc. Growth Prompts Plans for Combining Boston, Worcester Offices in Larger Westborough Facility
New business and same store growth is prompting PAID Inc.'s (OTCBB: PAYD) plans for combining its Boston and Worcester offices and operations into a single, larger facility at 155 Flanders Road in Westborough, Mass., in time for the first quarter of 2012. MarketWire

PreLicense.com(R) Launches a New Web-Based Service to Help Individuals Become Licensed P&C Insurance Adjusters
PreLicense.com, a service of WebCE®, has released a new service that enables individuals to become licensed in Texas as a property and casualty insurance adjuster without ever stepping foot in a classroom or testing center. PreLicense MarketWire

TeleCommunication Systems Sets Third Quarter 2011 Conference Call for Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. ET
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, will hold a conference call on Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time to discuss results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011. Financial results will be issued in a press release after the close of the market on the same day. MarketWire

Financial Services Innovator Weemba Selects Tier One Partners as PR Agency of Record
Tier One Partners, LLC, a full-service public relations agency that offers "all senior talent, all the time," today announced it has been selected as the agency of record for Weemba, a social network site that revolutionizes the way borrowers and professional lenders find each other and interact. Tier One has been retained to help support the company through its launch and expansion across the U MarketWire

Zumiez Inc. Reports September 2011 Sales Results
Zumiez Inc. (NASDAQ: ZUMZ) a leading specialty retailer of action sports related apparel, footwear, equipment and accessories, today announced that total net sales for the five-week period ended October 1, 2011 increased 18.3% to $52.9 million, compared to $44.7 million for the five-week period ended October 2, 2010. The Company's comparable store sales increased 10 MarketWire

Deems Named Executive Director National Risk Retention Association
Joseph E. Deems, a long-time spokesman for the National Risk Retention Association (NRRA) and Chair of the Association's Government Affairs Committee, has been named Executive Director of NRRA, Brian Braley, its Chairman, announced today. MarketWire

Aspen Insurance Chooses iAutomate: Company Surety Solution From Insurance Automation Group
Insurance Automation Group (IAG) announces that Aspen Insurance has chosen its iAutomate: Company Surety solution to help launch its commercial surety business. Aspen U.S. Insurance will use the surety platform for underwriting, as well as integrated booking and account management, as it builds its specialized commercial surety business. MarketWire

Business Continuity Solutions, Inc. Receives Great Response From Disaster Recovery Promotion
Business Continuity Solutions, Inc. (BCS) (PINKSHEETS: BUCS), a nationwide leader in the provision of backup and disaster recovery (BDR) solutions for corporations throughout the U.S., announced today that it has received a tremendous response to the Company's $99 BDR promotion. MarketWire

Delivering a Differentiated Experience Is Top of Mind at This Year's GMAC European Conference Hosted by IE Business School Madrid October 10-11
The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) and IE Business School today jointly announced the upcoming "Best in Class: Delivering a Differentiated Experience in a Globalised World" -- GMAC's fourth annual European conference for professionals in graduate management education MarketWire

Intermedia Supports Hosted Exchange and Other Cloud Services on New iPhone 4S
Intermedia, a global leader in cloud services and the largest provider in the world of hosted Microsoft Exchange, today announced that it is supporting key cloud services, including Exchange 2010, on the new Apple iPhone 4S the day it is available to customers MarketWire

DNA Dynamics Appoints Elite Financial Communications Group as Investor and Public Relations Counsel
DNA Dynamics, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: DNAD), a global developer and publisher of mobile video games and applications, today announced the appointment of Elite Financial Communications Group as the Company's Investor and Public Relations counsel of record. MarketWire

Klocwork and Security Innovation Offer Software Security Assurance Learning Resources
Klocwork, Inc., the global leader in automated source code analysis solutions for improving developer productivity, and Security Innovation, a leading provider of secure software development and training products and services, today announced the availability of a newly developed security eLearning course for professional software developers MarketWire

Medical Doctors Recommend Regular Vision Screenings to Identify Eye Issues in Children and Young Adults
A coalition of medical doctors is recommending regular eye screenings for children and young adults as an evidence-based, cost-effective plan for providing vision benefits mandated by the Affordable Care Act MarketWire

Faculty of 1000 (F1000) Introduces a Unique Opinion-Based Journal Metric
Based on the expert opinion of over 10,000 internationally renowned scientists and clinicians, the F1000 Journal Factor (FFj) is a new way of looking at the research literature. A measure of how scientists actually rate journals, the FFj is derived from our familiar rating system of articles, where named F1000 members score research articles as 'Recommended', 'Must Read' or 'Exceptional' MarketWire

ParkHub.com Protects Texas and Oklahoma Fans From Parking Scams
Three years after a controversy related to event parking marred the annual game between the Universities of Texas and Oklahoma, parking lot managers are using technology to offer added convenience and protections on game day. ParkHub MarketWire

AisleBuyer and Unified Mobility Partner to Bring In-Store Mobile Commerce to Canadian Retailers
AisleBuyer LLC, the leading provider of in-store mobile commerce solutions for retailers, brands and restaurants, and Unified Mobility, a leading Canadian enterprise mobility provider, announced today that they have entered into a partnership agreement MarketWire

Magnum Hunter Subsidiary Announces Marcellus Gas Processing Initiative With MarkWest
Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (NYSE: MHR) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrC) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrD) ("Magnum Hunter" or the "Company") announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Eureka Hunter Pipeline, LLC ("Eureka Hunter") and Triad Hunter, LLC ("Triad Hunter"), have entered into definitive services agreements (the "Agreements") with MarkWest Liberty Midstream & Resources, L.L.C MarketWire

Citadel EFT Inc. (CDFT) Board of Directors Approves Up to $400,000 Stock Buyback per Fiscal Year
Citadel EFT, Inc. (OTCQB: CDFT) (PINKSHEETS: CDFT), a fully reporting US SEC Registered Company, which offers U.S. merchants credit card terminals and online, mail order and retail credit card processing services, announces today that the board of directors has approved a stock buyback of up to $400,000 for every fiscal year. MarketWire

Kirusa Platforms Processed a Whopping 400 Million Calls in August
Kirusa, the world's leading developer of Mobile Social Media and Value-Added Services, today announced that its platforms deployed with over 30 mobile carriers processed more than 400 million calls in August 2011, creating a new landmark in the company's history MarketWire

Respect Your Universe Showcased on MensHealth.com as New High Performance Line -- 'Fashion With a Cause'
Today, Respect Your Universe, Inc. (RYU) (OTCBB: RYUN), is pleased to announce that they have been showcased on MensHealth.com for their new premium high performance line and included in their feature "Fashion with a Cause -- 5 Charitable Brands that Make a Difference One Trend at a Time" (http://www.menshealth.com/style/fashion-charity). Receiving over 1 MarketWire

E! Entertainment Television Co-Founder Larry Namer Joins Advisory Board of SuperBox, Inc.
SuperBox, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SBOX), a leading social interactive entertainment company that creatively develops and distributes original content across various media platforms, today announced the appointment of E! Entertainment Television Co-founder and Metan Development Group President/CEO Larry Namer to its Advisory Board. MarketWire

Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g Delivers World Record Dual-Node Result With SPECjEnterprise2010 Benchmark on Cisco Unified Computing System B440 M2 Server
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STATS ChipPAC's Next-Generation Fan-Out Wafer Level Technology Platform Scales Packaging Solutions for Broader Range of Advanced Applications
STATS ChipPAC Ltd. ("STATS ChipPAC" or the "Company") (SGX-ST: STATSChP), a leading semiconductor test and advanced packaging service provider, today announced that its next-generation fan-out wafer level packaging (FO-WLP) offers the technology to support a broad range of semiconductor markets including smartphones, media tablets and cloud computing applications. MarketWire

BioLargo Announces Election of John S. Runyan, Former President and CEO of Associated Grocers and Senior Career Executive of Fleming Companies, to Its Board of Directors
BioLargo, Inc. (OTCBB: BLGO), creator of patented iodine technologies, today announced that Mr. John S. Runyan has agreed to join its Board of Directors. MarketWire

Action Products International, Inc. Explodes Into the International Market Following Meeting With Bangladesh Foreign Minister, Dr. Dipu Moni
Action Products International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: APII) today is announcing that it is beginning global expansion with the country of Bangladesh. MarketWire

Aristocrat Launches AristoApp(TM) for iPhone(R) and iPad(R) Featuring Guide to Games, Systems, Sales Team
As part of its activities at the Global Gaming Expo, leading casino games and systems technology developer Aristocrat has launched a new app for iPhone® and iPad®. The AristoApp™ is available for immediate download from the App Store(SM), and Aristocrat will be featuring the app in its G2E booth #1141. MarketWire

Zenprise Announces Support for Apple's iOS 5
Zenprise®, Inc., a leading provider of mobile device management software, today announced it will support the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system, iOS 5. The company believes iOS 5, iPhone 4 and iCloud provide exciting opportunities for both IT administrators and employees. MarketWire

Intergraph(R) Discovery Tour in Rayong, Thailand on October 20-21 to Demonstrate CADWorx(R), CAESAR II(R) and PV Elite(R) Integrated Solutions for Plant Design and Engineering Analysis
Intergraph will host a Discovery Tour event on October 20 and 21, 2011 in Rayong, Thailand that will feature Intergraph CADWorx Plant Professional and CADWorx P&ID Professional including demonstrations of how they integrate with Intergraph CAESAR II for pipe stress analysis and PV Elite for vessel and exchanger analysis to benefit the workflow for project designers and engineers MarketWire

GreenDoor at Edenglen to Celebrate Grand Opening This Saturday in Ontario
When it makes its grand opening debut this weekend, October 8th, Brookfield Homes' GreenDoor at Edenglen in Ontario promises to reconnect you with everything that matters: peace and quiet, family and friends, home MarketWire

Virginia's Own Hip-Hop/Funk Group CSJQ Prepares for the Release of Their Second Single and Music Video for 'The Life'
Virginia-based hip-hop/funk group CSJQ (Clayton Savage and JayQuan) is preparing the world for their new single, "The Life" -- the title track from their recently released debut EP. On October 8, the band will begin filming the accompanying music video, which will be directed by El Bravador filmworks. MarketWire

TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd. Announces Its Intent to Sell Its Drilling Services Business, the Engagement of PPHB as Its Financial Advisor, the Extension of Dalea Credit Agreement Maturity Date, and Increased Turkish Natural Gas Prices
TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd. (TSX: TNP) (NYSE Amex: TAT) announced today that it intends, through a process to be directed by the Company's special committee of independent directors, to sell its drilling services business, which is operated through its wholly owned subsidiaries Viking International Limited ("Viking International") and Viking Geophysical Services, Ltd. ("Viking Geophysical") MarketWire

Perka Goes National With Loyalty Program Platform That Demonstrates Increased Customer Visits for Local Businesses
After operating a stealth pilot program of its cardless loyalty marketing platform for neighborhood Portland businesses, Perka, Inc. announced its plans for national expansion. The company entered the Seattle market today and has plans for more than 25 cities over the next 12 months. MarketWire

Simple iPod Helps Neighborhood Businesses Sell More to Existing Customers
Perka announced today technology that levels the playing field between large chains and local businesses. The merchant-focused company unveiled a sophisticated, cardless loyalty marketing platform that runs on an iPod, which enables small businesses to connect with customers via their mobile phones and offer them custom-tailored incentives that keep them coming back more frequently. MarketWire

DigitalGlobe Wins U.S. Government Value-Added Services Contract Valued at up to $38 Million Over Next 12 Months
DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), a leading global provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions, today announced that it has been awarded a one-year contract at a funded level of $37.9 million by the U.S. Government via the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) under the NGA's new Enhanced GEOINT Delivery (EGD) program. MarketWire

Lpath Granted Two Additional U.S. Patents Related to iSONEP and ASONEP Drug Programs
Lpath, Inc. (OTCBB: LPTN), the industry leader in lipidomics-based antibody therapeutics, received official notification from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) that Lpath has been issued two further patents to add to its expanding patent portfolio, which has grown now to 20 issued U.S. patents. MarketWire

Cambrian Signs LOI for Kentucky Acreage
Cambrian Systems (PINKSHEETS: CAMS) is pleased to announce that it is in the process of due diligence on a 31 acre oil and gas lease in Adair County, Kentucky. The property has enough room to drill several new wells and currently has one hole already in the ground and with further work the property has the potential into becoming a producer MarketWire

Lone Star Gold, Inc. Continues to Strenghen Its Exploration Program at La Candelaria Property and Signs Advisory Agreements With Leading Experts
Lone Star Gold, Inc. (OTCBB: LSTG); ("Lone Star" or "the Company") MarketWire

The Root Unveils Annual List of Most Influential African-Americans Under 45
Beyoncé and Michelle Alexander: a pop superstar and a law professor. Kanye West and David Adjaye: a hip-hop icon and a "starchitect." Tyra Banks and Touré: a supermodel-turned-entrepreneur and a political pundit who wants to redefine blackness MarketWire

VistaGen Therapeutics Presents Highlights of Its Human Stem Cell-Derived "Micro-Heart" Cardiotoxicity Assay at NIH Symposium on Cardiovascular Regenerative Medicine
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LA County Launches Sugar-Loaded Drinks Campaign
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health's RENEW LA County initiative today launched its first-ever sugar-loaded drink awareness campaign aimed at addressing a major contributor to the county's obesity epidemic MarketWire

Oracle Introduces Sustainability Reporting Starter Kit for Oracle(R) Hyperion Financial Management
ORACLE OPENWORLD -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Augme Technologies Schedules Second Quarter Fiscal 2012 Earnings Release and Conference Call
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 report financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2012 ended August 31, 2011 after the market closes on Monday, October 10, 2011. MarketWire

Oracle Offers Executives Deeper Insight Into Close Process and Financial Results With Oracle(R) Financial Management Analytics
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Aryaka Founder Ashwath Nagaraj to Present at SNW Fall 2011 Storage, Data Center and IT Infrastructure Conference
Aryaka (www.aryaka.com), provider of the world's first cloud-based WAN optimization and application acceleration solution, announced today that it will be participating in the SNW Fall 2011 conference Oct. 10-13 in Orlando, Florida, a gathering of leading industry experts in managing information infrastructure MarketWire

eSilicon and MIPS Technologies Announce Tapeout of 28nm 1.5GHz Microprocessor Cluster for Embedded Platforms
eSilicon Corporation, the largest independent semiconductor value chain producer (VCP), and MIPS Technologies (NASDAQ: MIPS), a leading provider of industry-standard processor architectures and cores, announced the tapeout of a high-performance, three-way microprocessor cluster on GLOBALFOUNDRIES' leading-edge, low-power 28nm-SLP process technology MarketWire

New Oh Boy, Oberto! All Natural Jerky Offers a Great Tasting Snack, Free of Preservatives and Artificial Ingredients
Consumers seeking more healthful snack options have something to cheer for, as Oh Boy, Oberto! new All Natural Jerky line is now available in grocery and convenience stores nationwide MarketWire

Piston Cloud Announces Silicon Mechanics as First Certified pentOS Hardware Vendor
Piston Cloud Computing, Inc., the enterprise OpenStack™ company, today announced a partnership with Silicon Mechanics, a leading manufacturer of rackmount servers, storage, and high-performance computing clusters MarketWire

PTGi Management to Present at Imperial Capital's Global Opportunities Conference
Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated (PTGi) (www.ptgi.com) (NYSE: PTGI), a global facilities-based integrated provider of advanced telecommunications products and services, will present at Imperial Capital's 5th Annual Global Opportunities Conference in New York City on Thursday, October 6th at 11:30am ET. A webcast of the presentation will be available at http://investors.ptgi.com. MarketWire

Creators Of DarKnight's 'Poolboy' Debut Television Pilot at Fest and Win
Camelot Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTCBB: CMGR) ("Camelot") and DarKnight Pictures ("DKP") announced today that the television pilot, "Saint James St. James Presents: Delirium Cinema," based on the film "POOLBOY: DROWNING OUT THE FURY," took home the 2011 Independent Pilot Competition IFC 'Out of the Box' Award at the New York Television Festival MarketWire

Parametric Sound Focuses on Directed Audio Innovations
Parametric Sound Corporation (OTCBB: PAMT), a leading innovator of directed audio products and solutions, has completed its first fiscal year (September 30, 2011) as an independent public company following its September 2010 spin-off. MarketWire

Bio-Rad Acquires QuantaLife and Digital PCR Technology
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: BIO) and (NYSE: BIO.B), a multinational manufacturer and distributor of life science research and clinical diagnostics products, announced today that it has purchased QuantaLife, Inc. for $162 million in cash plus potential future milestone payments. MarketWire

E FUN Introduces the Next Model in Its Premium Line of Android 2.3 Nextbook Tablets for the Holidays
E FUN, a consumer electronics designer and manufacturer of fun, easy-to-use lifestyle products, announced that the next model in its line of Premium Android 2.3 Nextbooks, the Nextbook 8, is available for the holidays MarketWire

MBO Partners Announces Key Changes and Additions to Technology Leadership Team
MBO Partners, the leading provider of independent consultant engagement and compliance solutions, announced today key changes and additions to its technology organization, designed to help support the company's rapid marketplace and customer growth. MarketWire

Interop: Big Switch Networks Joins OpenStack Cloud Community
Today at Interop New York, Big Switch Networks, an OpenFlow company bringing the benefits of virtualization and cloud architecture to enterprise networks, announced its participation in OpenStack™, an open source community with a mission to establish the open standard cloud operating system. MarketWire

Rick's Computers Named a Preferred Partner by Kerio Technologies
Kerio Technologies, Inc. today announced that Rick's Computers, Inc., an IT solution provider in Danbury, Iowa, has attained Kerio Preferred Partner status. As a value-added reseller of Kerio's messaging and collaboration platform for more than 7 years, the company has demonstrated continuous sales growth and advancement within Kerio's Business Partner Program. MarketWire

Pizza Patron to Raise Money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital for Second Year
For the second year in a row, Pizza Patrón will be raising funds in all its stores nationwide for the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital during the entire month of October. MarketWire

RockStar Motel Opens Its Doors: Sign, Represent and Interact With Your Favorite Bands and Artists
News Facts: Today, RockStar Motel opened its music social network, allowing both fans and artists unprecedented access to the music industry. Fans can sign and promote their favorite artists while discovering new talent to believe in. Artists engage their fans, leveraging not only social media tools, but also dedicated fans who now have an incentive to promote on their behalf MarketWire

ViridiSTOR Selected as One of IMEX America's Technology Winners at Inaugural Event in Las Vegas
ViridiSTOR® LLC's Green Box™ Solution was selected by a panel of judges as a winner of one of three Techno-How Zone booth spaces to display pioneering technology in the events and meetings industry MarketWire

Symphony to Showcase Software Development Cloud Solutions at Electric Cloud Summit
Symphony Services today announced that it will highlight its innovative software product lifecycle services, including development cloud solutions, at Electric Cloud's annual event. MarketWire

Become a Rock Star With Alvin and The Chipmunks(TM): Majesco Entertainment, Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products and Bagdasarian Productions Announce Hit Songs for the Exciting Video Game Based on This Holiday's Biggest Family Film -- Alvin and The Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
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LightSquared and Openet Partner to Deliver Real-Time Subscriber Controls
Openet, the leading provider of Service Optimization Software (SOS) to tier one communications and media service providers, now delivers real-time subscriber controls to LightSquared, the first wholesale-only integrated 4G-LTE wireless broadband and satellite network MarketWire

WaterField Launches Two iPhone Wallets With Window to View Apple iPhone 4S
WaterField Designs, a boutique San Francisco manufacturer of custom laptop sleeves, bags and cases for digital gear, introduces the iPhone Wallet -- a leather wallet with an innovative window to see and hear the Apple iPhone 4S, plus pockets for credit cards and cash -- and the iPhone Hint™ -- a slim leather sleeve also with a clear iPhone window and a pocket for credit cards MarketWire

Wave Chief Scientist to Present on Mobile Security Breakthroughs at Federal Cybersecurity Conference
Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ: WAVX) announced today that Chief Scientist Dr. Robert Thibadeau will present at the Federal Cybersecurity Conference today, addressing how embedded hardware security built on open standards can thwart threats present in laptops or mobile devices at the firmware level. Dr MarketWire

Free Range Content Names Media Executive Jesse Levine Chief Revenue Officer
Free Range Content (FRC) has appointed news media veteran, Jesse Levine, as Chief Revenue Officer. In this newly-created role, Mr. Levine will enhance the existing industry momentum building around FRC's instant syndication platform, Repost.Us. Repost.Us makes articles and stories embeddable -- just like video. MarketWire

AVST Holds Annual Oasis User Conference in Anaheim
Today Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST), a best-of-breed provider of Unified Communications (UC) solutions, kicks off its annual Oasis User Conference at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, Calif. Users of AVST's CallXpress® will receive two days of training sessions and roundtable discussions, and will learn about the future of UC MarketWire

Spiracur Donates 25 SNaP Wound Care Systems for UCSF IGOT Use and Training in Tanzania
Spiracur Inc., developer of an ultraportable and disposable negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) device, announced the donation of 25 SNaP® Wound Care Systems for teaching and use in Tanzania by the Institute for Global Orthopaedics & Traumatology (IGOT), a non-profit program started by the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Department of Orthopaedic Surgery MarketWire

Power Assure CTO to Present Session at SNW Fall on Capacity and Power Management in Disaster Recovery Planning
Power Assure®, Inc., a data center infrastructure and energy management solutions provider, today announced that its Cofounder and CTO, Clemens Pfeiffer, will present a session about capacity and power management in disaster recovery planning at SNW Fall 2011 taking place in Orlando, Florida on October 11 - 13, 2011 at JW Marriott Grande Lakes. MarketWire

Notable Solutions, Inc. Announces Major Update to Ricoh ESA Capture Component for AutoStore
Notable Solutions, Inc. (NSi), a leading developer of distributed content capture and workflow solutions, today announced immediate availability of the new and upgraded Ricoh ESA Capture Component for AutoStore that provides users with enhanced security as well as several new capabilities to make document capture from Ricoh MFPs even easier MarketWire

Experian QAS Launches New Online Data Cleansing Services Through Ecommerce Site
Experian® QAS®, a part of Experian Marketing Services and a leading provider of address verification software and services, today released three new data cleansing services for its ecommerce site. The new services allow for online NCOALink® processing, Advanced Address Correction, and deceased and prison suppression. MarketWire

Website Testing and Relevancy Targeting Solution Leader Amadesa Receives Series B Funding
Amadesa (www.amadesa.com), the first company to deliver a single platform for website testing and relevancy targeting solutions to enhance conversion rate optimization and engagement activity, announced today that it has secured a Series B funding round of $7.4 million led by Gemini Israel Funds and Carmel Ventures MarketWire

Dr. Mark Wolpa Receives U.S. Patent for Cold Compression Device Used for Sports Injuries and Surgery
Dr. Mark Wolpa, founder of the Bay Area Foot & Laser Podiatry Group, received a U.S. Patent for a novel cold compression device that helps to reduce swelling following surgery and injuries MarketWire

Avaya Video Solutions Aid Early Cancer Detection Research Collaboration
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Taleo Sets Date to Release Third Quarter 2011 Results
Taleo Corporation (NASDAQ: TLEO), the leading provider of on-demand talent management solutions, announced today that its third quarter 2011 financial results will be released after the market closes on Tuesday, November 1, 2011. MarketWire

Fluke Sponsors WorldSkills London 2011
Fluke® Corporation, the global leader in portable electronic test and measurement technology, announces its sponsorship of WorldSkills London 2011, held at the ExCeL London exhibition and conference center in London from October 5-8. MarketWire

Vytran Hires Fernando Terceiro as European Sales Manager
Vytran, an innovative supplier of optical fiber splicing and processing solutions, has hired Fernando Terceiro as its European Sales Manager. Fernando brings Vytran more than 15 years combined experience in technical customer support, business development and sales management -- particularly in the optical fiber splicing business. MarketWire

Ink-O-Dem(R) Joins National Student Day Celebration October 6
Ink-O-Dem, the leader in integrated inkjet cartridge refilling and testing technology for university environments, today announced it will join the celebration of National Student Day, October 6. Sponsored by the National Association of College Stores (NACS), National Student Day recognizes college students across North America who pay it forward to their local community MarketWire

Opengear Hires Security Executive as VP of Product Management and CMO
Opengear (www.opengear.com), provider of next generation console server and remote management solutions, today announced the hiring of John Bedrick as chief marketing officer and vice president of product management. MarketWire

Opengear Expands Auto-Response Capabilities Across All Product Lines
Opengear (www.opengear.com), provider of next generation console server and remote management solutions, today announced that is has expanded its Automated Remote Management and Support (ARMS) functionality across all of its product lines. MarketWire

CheapOair Receives Three 2011 Silver Magellan Awards From Travel Weekly
CheapOair, a top 10 online travel agency was awarded three Silver Magellan Awards by Travel Weekly today MarketWire

VTR, Bazuca and Avail-TVN Announce Agreement to Enhance Offer of Video on Demand and Over-the-Top Services in Latin America
Avail-TVN, the leading digital media services company, and Liberty Global-owned companies VTR and Bazuca announced an agreement for Avail-TVN to provide managed services for VTR's leading video on demand (VOD) platform and Bazuca's over-the-top (OTT) video service. MarketWire

Jasco Appointed to Z-Wave Alliance Board of Directors
The Z-Wave Alliance, the world's largest ecosystem of interoperable wireless control solutions, today has appointed Jasco Products Company to its board of directors. Jasco, an award-winning manufacturer of consumer electronics licensed under the GE brand, has been a member of the Alliance since 2006 and in this new role, will help guide Alliance programming and management. MarketWire

Redbox Recognizes America's Horror Hot Spots, Scaredy-Cat Cities
Renting more horror movies from redbox than any other city in 2011*, Columbus, Mississippi is America's hot spot for horror. Conversely, Marquette, Michigan tops the list of the most scared American city in 2011 -- renting fewer horror movies from redbox than any other city MarketWire

China Modern Reports 2011 Fiscal Year End EPS of $0.23
China Modern Agricultural Information Inc. ("the Company") (OTCQB: CMCI) (PINKSHEETS: CMCI), a high-tech livestock company specializing in the breeding of cows and calves, the production and sale of milk and the sale of organic fertilizer, today announced net income for the 2011 fiscal year end totaled $9 million, or earnings per share of $0.23. MarketWire

International Drycleaning Franchise Giant Martinizing Announces Plan to Reduce Single-Use Plastic Waste With Reusable Garment Bags From The Green Garmento(TM)
America's largest drycleaning franchise with over 240 stores, Martinizing Dry Cleaners, has a new 'green' initiative: reducing their single-use plastic through a partnership with reusable drycleaning bag company, The Green Garmento™. MarketWire

Lam Research Announces September Quarter Financial Conference Call
Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ: LRCX) announced today that the company will host its quarterly financial conference call and webcast on Wednesday, October 19, beginning at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time. MarketWire

Retroficiency Continues Strong Momentum With Multiple Customer Wins While Surpassing 25 Million Square Feet of Commercial Space Evaluated
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Panasonic Network Video Surveillance Cameras 'Magically' Find Children's Stars at Give Kids The World Village
Children battling a life-threatening illness are given a magical multimedia experience at Give Kids The World Village (GKTW) with the participation of Panasonic video surveillance solutions MarketWire

Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute Awarded IDIQ Contract From Navy Medicine
Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute (LRRI) announced it has received an IDIQ (Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity) contract from the U.S. Navy Medicine with a potential value of up to $497M. This contract covers key medical problems that Marines, soldiers, sailors and airmen face in war zones, such as biomedical and psychological issues, and clinical research MarketWire

Author Rene Daniel Reveals How Anyone Could Be the Next J. K. Rowling
As the Harry Potter saga comes to a close with the release of the final film in the saga, several years after fans of the book series read how the story ended, Hollywood's eyes are on where the next Harry Potter will come from. A world-class scientist, who is taking his shot at the title, believes it could literally come from anywhere and anyone. MarketWire

Vitria Wins Innovation Award
Vitria's latest project initiative in Brazil, known as Fluid M3O, has won this year's 2011 Futurecom Innovation Award. Futurecom is the largest event for the communications sector in Latin America, and its purpose is to offer attending companies and professionals a stimulating environment for business development, networking, and transfer of knowledge MarketWire

BullTrade Newsletter Provides 84% Success Rate in 2011
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

Sorenson Communications Introduces ntouch VP Videophone for Deaf Callers
Sorenson Communications, the leading provider of Video Relay Services (VRS) for deaf and hard-of-hearing people who use sign language to communicate, today announced its new ntouch® VP videophone. The announcement was made at Gallaudet University, one of the premiere educational institutions for deaf students in the world. MarketWire

REMINDER: Kilopass to Exhibit at Inaugural GSA Semiconductor Ecosystem Summit in Santa Clara
GSA Semiconductor Ecosystem Summit -- MarketWire

Nanosolar Achieves 17.1% Aperture Efficiency Through Printed CIGS Process
Thin film solar printing leader Nanosolar, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has certified an aperture efficiency of 17.1% for a solar cell fabricated using Nanosolar's non-vacuum, low cost printing on flexible foil technology. MarketWire

All Slots Casino Treat Players to Three New Games in Time for Hallowe'en
All Slots Online Casino (www.allslotscasino.com) are excited to launch three new 5-reel slot games this October, each with the vivid theme graphics and alluring bonus features that players have come to expect from this leading online casino. Slots aficionados will be treated to double loyalty points October 6th - 9th on all three new video slots: Lucky Witch, Irish Eyes, and Ramesses Riches. MarketWire

AMD Demonstrates Next Generation 28nm Graphics Processor at Fusion 2011
At Fusion 2011, AMD (NYSE: AMD) today demonstrated its next generation graphics processor, based on the cutting-edge 28nm process technology. The demonstration was delivered by Corporate Vice President and General Manager of AMD's Graphics Division, Matt Skynner, as part of his keynote titled, "Enabling the Best Visual Experience MarketWire

Nexsan E-Series Storage Systems Certified With CommVault Simpana 9
Nexsan®, a leading independent provider of disk-based storage systems, today announced certification of its E-Series™ storage systems with CommVault® Simpana® 9 MarketWire

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Breaks Installation Record With Largest Quarter Ever for Digital Cinema Installations
Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (NASDAQ: CIDM) today announced it has installed 1,427 screens in the company's fiscal 2012 2nd quarter, marking the biggest quarter in the company's history for digital cinema installations. The next highest quarter was the preceding Fiscal 2012 1st quarter with 642 screens MarketWire

AeroScout Acquires Sentient Health
AeroScout®, the leading provider of Unified Asset Visibility solutions for the healthcare industry, today announced that it has acquired Sentient Health, which provides hospitals with software and services for optimizing inventory management of consumable medical supplies MarketWire

The Faster-Than-Light Speed Evolution of Mobile Has Left BlackBerry Maker, Research in Motion, and Nokia, Struggling to Compete With Mobile Newbies iPhone and Android. Why?
Dynmark International today announces the release of its latest whitepaper Get Smart -- A review of the Mobile Market. MarketWire

Augme Technologies Appoints Paul Arena Chairman of the Board of Directors
Augme Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: AUGT), a technology and services leader in interactive media marketing that offers the only patented and innovative end-to-end mobile marketing platform, today announced that Shelly Meyers has resigned her positions as a director and Chairwoman of the Company's Board of Directors. The Company has appointed its Chief Executive Officer, Paul Arena, as her successor MarketWire

The Bar Is Raised Again: Clear Capital's Next Generation Commercial Valuation Products to Set New Standards for Quality, Service and Speed
Clear Capital® (www.clearcapital.com) announces the release of its next generation commercial valuation products today, and the appointment of Erik Lundquist as Director of Product Management, leading the company's commercial valuations efforts MarketWire

Munus Group Builds Niche in Hollywood Movie Production Industry
Mundus Group, Inc., a diversified technology consortium announces subsidiary, Goki Manufacturing Group, Inc. builds niche in Hollywood Movie Production industry. MarketWire

ERF Wireless Receives Binding Commitment Agreement for Pure Debt Financing Line of Credit of up to Three Million Dollars
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Tickets.com(R), Inc. Selected as the Ticketing Technology Provider for the New York Mets(R)
Tickets.com, Inc., the global leader of integrated, high-performance ticketing solutions, and the New York Mets today announced a long-term ticketing agreement anchored by ProVenue®, the industry's most advanced ticketing technology. MarketWire

Teleran(C) iSight(TM) and iSight Analytics(TM) Software Products Achieve Oracle Exastack Ready Status
Teleran Technologies, the leading provider of business intelligence (BI) and data warehouse management software announced that Teleran's iSight and iSight Analytics Release 4.2 has achieved Oracle Database Ready status through Oracle's PartnerNetwork (OPN). This demonstrates that Teleran has fully tested and supports iSight and iSight Analytics Release 4 MarketWire

Realogy to Participate in Imperial Capital's Global Opportunities Conference
Realogy Corporation, a leading provider of real estate and relocation services, announced that Richard A. Smith, its president and CEO, and Anthony E. Hull, its executive vice president, CFO and treasurer, will participate as speakers at Imperial Capital's fifth annual Global Opportunities Conference. The event will take place on Oct. 6, 2011 at the Grand Hyatt New York. MarketWire

Alien RFID Technology Used to Encourage Increased Recycling in Unique Municipal Program
Alien Technology, an industry leader in Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Ultra High Frequency (UHF) products and services, and CDO Technologies, a full-services systems integrator for government and commercial customers, have cooperated on a novel municipal program designed to increase community recycling levels through the use of RFID technology. MarketWire

Zayo and Partners in Ohio Telecommunications Coalition Continue Construction on New Broadband Fiber Network in Western Ohio
Zayo announced it is participating in the construction of a new fiber optic network across Western Ohio. The network connects Toledo, OH to Columbus, OH and covers multiple underserved towns throughout Western Ohio. Com Net, Inc MarketWire

Crossroads Integrates Aspera Data Replication and Acceleration Technology Into SPHiNX, StrongBox
Crossroads Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDS), a global provider of solutions and services that ensures stored data is proactively protected and reliably recovered, partnered with Aspera to enhance two of its solutions with data replication and wide area network (WAN) acceleration technology MarketWire

SeeChange Health Solutions Nears 1 Million Members
SeeChange Health, an innovator in value-based benefit design solutions to improve health and reduce health care costs, announced today it has more than doubled the number of participants who are set to enroll on its next-generation consumer engagement and health incentive platform at the beginning of 2012 MarketWire

Integrated Freight Corporation Launches Capacity Plan
Integrated Freight Corporation ("Integrated Freight" or the "Company") (OTCBB: IFCR), a rapidly growing motor freight company, today announced that it has initiated the first phase of its capacity expansion plan following the execution of its agreement with Hillair Capital Investments L.P MarketWire

Fuji Electric Cuts Development Time 25 Percent With Cadence Virtuoso Accelerated Parallel Simulator
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, today announced that Fuji Electric reduced by 25 percent both the development time for power management ICs and the verification time for systems by deploying the Cadence Virtuoso Accelerated Parallel Simulator MarketWire

Harris Corp.'s Shuman Named 2011 HR Executive of the Year
Human Resource Executive®, the leading HR business magazine, named Jeffrey S. Shuman, senior vice president and chief human resources and administrative officer for Harris Corp., its 2011 HR Executive of the Year. MarketWire

X-FAB Qualifies Cadence Physical Verification System for All Process Nodes
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, today announced that X-FAB, a leading foundry group for analog/mixed-signal semiconductor applications, has qualified the Cadence® Physical Verification System for the majority of its process technologies MarketWire

Wave Chief Scientist Joins International Experts on Data Protection Panel at RSA Europe
Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ: WAVX) announced today that Chief Scientist Dr. Robert Thibadeau will appear on a panel of international compliance, encryption and privacy experts speaking at RSA Conference Europe, October 11-13 at the Hilton London Metropole. The session, titled "Data Protection Laws & Encryption Requirements in the U.S MarketWire

Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Deploys Blue Coat ProxySG Appliances to Provide Real-Time Web Security
Blue Coat Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: BCSI), a leading provider of Web security and WAN optimization solutions, today announced that Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) has deployed Blue Coat® ProxySG® appliances with WebFilter to provide real-time Web security for more than 180,000 students across nine city campuses in Malaysia MarketWire

EVIDENCE.com at the Core of New Training Partnership Between Lake Havasu Police and Arizona POST
TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TASR), a global provider of safety technologies that protect life, prevent conflict, and resolve disputes, today announced that it received an order for its revolutionary new evidence capture and management platform including the TASER AXON™ on-officer cameras and EVIDENCE.COM™ service from the Lake Havasu City Police Department (LHCPD) in Arizona. MarketWire

Digital Ally to Highlight New Products at 118th Annual International Chiefs of Police Conference October 22-26, 2011
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Metso to supply railcar dumper technology to Westshore Terminals Limited Partnership
Metso Corporation's press release on October 5, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. localtime Metso will supply railcar dumper technology to Westshore Terminals LimitedPartnership, which operates a coal storage and loading terminal located atRoberts Bank, Delta, British Columbia, Canada MarketWire

MacroSolve Launches MacroSolve Guardian, Campus Safety Mobile App
MacroSolve, Inc. (OTCQB: MCVE) (PINKSHEETS: MCVE) ("MacroSolve" or the "Company"), a leading provider of mobile technologies, apps and solutions, today announced the launch of its latest mobile app, MacroSolve Guardian™. Guardian is a safety and security smartphone app for iPhone and Android users which can be downloaded through popular app stores. MarketWire

Jive and Bunchball Team Up to Bring Gamification to Jive
Bunchball, the pioneer and market leader in gamification, announced today at JiveWorld11 a strategic relationship with Jive to incorporate game mechanics into Jive's industry leading social business software platform. Bunchball's Nitro gamification engine encourages Jive users to explore and master the wealth of functionality available in the platform MarketWire

MediaTile Launches "Human Kiosk" Interactive Digital Signage Solution -- Brings Direct Personal Engagement to Point-of-Sale and Point-of-Service Environments With Remote Video Attendants
MediaTile, the recognized leader in 3G and 4G cloud-based digital signage solutions, today announced the commercial release of its cloud-based MediaCast Video Presence system, and a new generation of HumanKiosk interactive digital signage displays from certified partners MarketWire

The Radicati Group Releases "Unified Communications Market, 2011-2015" Study
The latest study by The Radicati Group, Inc., "Unified Communications Market, 2011-2015," offers an in-depth analysis of the worldwide market for Unified Communications (UC) solutions. The UC market is comprised of solutions that offer voice, messaging, presence, mobility, conferencing and video capabilities that can be accessed and managed through a single interface MarketWire

Colorado Springs Chiropractic Centers Offer Military Appreciation Discount
Chiropractors Jason and Vanessa Helfrich, founders of the 100% Chiropractic Wellness Centers, have announced that their centers will be offering a special discount to military personnel in recognition of the fact that October is Military Appreciation Month MarketWire

Central Animal Hospital in Scarsdale Welcomes New Veterinarian
Dr. Michael Woltz, a veterinarian and the director of Central Animal Hospital in Scarsdale, New York, welcomed a new veterinarian to their animal health care team. Dr. Donatella Hecht is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania's School of Veterinary Medicine and has more than a decade of experience working at veterinary hospitals in the Tri State area MarketWire

More Publishers Partnering With MetaMetrics to Offer Lexile Measures
MetaMetrics®, developer of The Lexile® Framework for Reading, announced today that the following publishers signed on to provide Lexile measures for their books in the third quarter of 2011. Lexile measures offer valuable information about a book's text complexity so that readers can select fiction and nonfiction titles that best match their unique ability level and reading goals. MarketWire

Voltage Security Selected for JPMorgan Chase Hall of Innovation Award
Voltage Security®, the world leader in data-centric encryption and key management, today announced it has been inducted into the JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM) Hall of Innovation MarketWire

CONMED Corporation to Announce Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results on October 27, 2011
CONMED Corporation (NASDAQ: CNMD) announced today that it expects to report third quarter 2011 financial results before the market opens on Thursday, October 27, 2011, and will also hold a conference call live over the Internet at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time that same day. This webcast can be accessed from CONMED's web site at www.conmed.com MarketWire

European Economic and Social Committee Publishes Code of Conduct for Coaching and Mentoring in Self- and Co-Regulation Database
A Code of Conduct for Coaching and Mentoring jointly prepared and submitted by the International Coach Federation (ICF) and European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC), has been published in the Self- and Co-regulation database maintained by the Single Market Observatory (SMO) of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC). MarketWire

Cubic Global Tracking Solutions Establishes Largest Mesh Network
Cubic Global Tracking Solutions, the asset visibility solutions provider of Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB), recently conducted a test of 6,500 mesh asset tags, creating the largest 802.15.4 mesh network ever formed. For the test, Cubic engineers in San Diego, California, networked tags that were en route for use in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait MarketWire

Newport News Veterinarian Launches New Website to Better Serve Pet Owners
Deer Park Animal Hospital, which serves the Newport News and Hampton Roads pet communities, has launched a new website, http://NewportNewsVet.com. The redesigned site features information on services at the veterinary clinic, including routine wellness exams, spay and neuter, vaccinations, pet dentistry, dog boarding and laser surgery MarketWire

AXcess News: Greenlight Resources Gains Edge in Lithium, Rare Earth Extraction Process
Greenlight Resources, Inc. (TSX-V: GR) (PINKSHEETS: PRZCF) may have gained an edge in lithium and rare earth mining after announcing a successful test of a chlorination process in extracting economic minerals at its Brazil Lake property in eastern Canada that sets the stage for pilot plant construction. MarketWire

New IIR Energy Service Shows Impact of EPA Cross-State Pollution Rule, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- U.S. electric utilities and merchant generators have already announced the premature closure of more than 20,000 megawatts (MW) of electric generation in response to new emissions regulations from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (Washington, D.C.). MarketWire

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Smoky Market Foods CEO Issues Quarterly Shareholder Update Letter
Smoky Market Foods, Inc. ("SMKY") (OTCQB: SMKY) (PINKSHEETS: SMKY) announced today that its Chairman & CEO, Eddie Feintech, has issued a quarterly shareholder update newsletter, which is accessible from its main website at www.smkycorp.com MarketWire

The Venetian Las Vegas Makes History With Fifth Consecutive Gold Key 'Elite' and Gold Platter 'Elite' Awards by Meetings & Conventions Magazine
The Venetian Las Vegas has once again been honored with Meetings & Conventions magazine's coveted Gold Platter 'Elite' and Gold Key 'Elite' Awards, making history as the only Las Vegas resort to achieve this designation for five consecutive years. MarketWire

Echo360 Earns VPAT for Federal Government Section 508 Accessibility Standard, Credentialing Technology for Students and Instructors With Disabilities
Echo360, the global leader in campus-wide blended learning and lecture capture solutions, announced today that the EchoSystem student and instructor interfaces are certified compliant with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and accessible for users with disabilities. Independent, third party consulting company Deque Systems issued the VPAT after assisting in Echo360's modification efforts. MarketWire

Mitchell RepairCenter(TM) Integrates With UpdatePromise.com(TM) to Enhance Repair Status Communication
Mitchell International, Inc., a leading provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty claims and Collision Repair industries, today announced a technology integration with UpdatePromise.com™ to enhance its RepairCenter™ auto repair shop software with proactive repair status updates MarketWire

Network Global Logistics Announces Promotion of Scott Riddle to President and Chief Operating Officer
Network Global Logistics (NGL), a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services, has promoted Scott Riddle to President and Chief Operating Officer. This promotion enables Riddle to focus on executing the company's long-term goals and expanding business units and growth, while CEO Ray Garcia focuses on acquisition targets. MarketWire

Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2011 Operating Results, September Sales Results and Plans for Membership Fee Increases
Costco Wholesale Corporation ("Costco" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: COST) announced today its operating results for the 16 weeks (fourth quarter) and the 52 weeks (fiscal year) ended August 28, 2011, its September sales results, and its plans for membership fee increases. MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan Honours Havelsan for Outstanding Competitive Strategy Leadership in Turkish Defence Market
The Frost & Sullivan 2011 Turkey Competitive Strategy Leadership Award in Defence is conferred on Havelsan. The company's ability to manage uncertainty, its technological depth, willingness to cooperate and competitive pricing policies have underpinned its success. MarketWire

Delhaize Group Successfully Closes the Public Offering of 7-year Bonds for a Total Amount of EUR 400 Million
- Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels: DELB) (NYSE: DEG), the Belgian international food retailer, announced today thatitsuccessfully completed the public offering of its 7-year 4.250% retail bondsinBelgium and in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. MarketWire

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Backlog Advances, Improved 2011 & 2012 Cashflows
Dockwise today announces new contract winsand variationorders, revised payment terms for the Vanguard, and advances from certainclients. These factors, taken together, will materially improve thecompany'scash flows and working capital in 2011 and 2012. MarketWire

Anadarko Announces New Exploration and Appraisal Success Offshore Mozambique
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) today announced the cumulative results of its exploration and appraisal success offshore Mozambique have substantially increased the resource potential in the Offshore Area 1 of the deepwater Rovuma Basin MarketWire

Beneficial Holdings Inc. Provides Update on Current Business Operations
Beneficial Holdings Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BFHJ), which manages the sportsbook.cr and bet.cr by Beneficial live dealer casinos and sportsbooks, a hotel, and gaming parlors in Nicaragua, today announced a general overview of its business operations. MarketWire

SoundLine Provides RedEye Universal Remote to Russia
ThinkFlood, maker of award-winning RedEye universal remote control systems, has announced SoundLine as distribution partner to Russia. MarketWire

Nebo Wins Prestigious Web Marketing Association Award for Lund Website
The Web Marketing Association has presented its 2011 Outstanding Website award to Nebo, an award-winning digital marketing agency, in recognition of Nebo's outstanding achievement in website development for the redesign of the Lund International website. MarketWire

"Where Are All the Black People?": One-Day Creative Job Fair for Minorities Draws Hundreds of Attendees and Recruiters
"Where Are All the Black People? Part 2," a groundbreaking one-day career fair for graduating seniors and young professionals from multicultural backgrounds who are interested in a career in advertising, drew hundreds of attendees yesterday during Advertising Week. MarketWire

U.S. Private-Sector Employment Increased by 91,000 Jobs in September, According to ADP National Employment Report
Private-sector employment increased by 91,000 from August to September on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the latest ADP National Employment Report® released today. The ADP National Employment Report, created by Automatic Data Processing, Inc MarketWire

Apollo Investment Corporation Schedules Quarterly Earnings Release for the Period Ended September 30, 2011
Apollo Investment Corporation (NASDAQ: AINV) (the "Company") announced today that it will report its second fiscal quarter 2012 earnings results for the period ended September 30, 2011 on Thursday, November 3, 2011 after the close of the financial markets. MarketWire

The Joint Commission and American Heart Association Announce Enhanced Certification Alliance
The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association are enhancing their alliance, originally formed in 2003, to help organizations provide more comprehensive and appropriate care for patients at Certified Primary Stroke Centers and Heart Failure Programs nationwide. MarketWire

Pristine Advisers, LLC Announces Closed-End Fund Conference and Webcast
Pristine Advisers, LLC, an International Investor Relations and Financial Communications firm, is organizing a Closed-End Fund Conference titled "Insight and Enlightenment into the World of Closed-End Funds," at the Grand Hyatt, New York City on Wednesday, November 9th, 2011. MarketWire

Teekay Corporation Declares Dividend
Teekay Corporation (Teekay) (NYSE: TK) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend on its common stock of $0.31625 per share, payable on October 31, 2011 to all shareholders of record as at October 21, 2011. MarketWire

ASM International N.V. Announces Availability and Timing of the 2011Third Quarter Results Conference Call and Web Cast
ALMERE, The Netherlands - October 28, 2011 - ASM International N.V.(NASDAQ:ASMI and Euronext Exchange in Amsterdam: ASM) and its 52%-ownedsubsidiary, ASMPacific Technology, Ltd (Hong Kong Exchanges: 522) will simultaneouslyreportoperating results for the 2011 third quarter at approximately: * 6:00 a.m MarketWire

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