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Preserving Goat Semen and Other News from the Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science (JTAS)
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AboveNet Connects to DuPont Fabros Technology's Data Center in Santa Clara, California
AboveNet will provide DuPont Fabros' customers with high bandwidth, low latency services and connections to major business hubs within the U.S.WHITE PLAINS, NY - September 22, 2011 - AboveNet, Inc ACN Newswire

RIKEN: New Metal Hydride Clusters Provide Insights into Hydrogen Storage
A study published by researchers at the RIKEN Advanced Science Institute (ASI) has shed first-ever light on a class of heterometallic molecular structures whose unique features point the way to breakthroughs in the development of lightweight fuel cell technology ACN Newswire

Frederic Lau Named Managing Director of Promontory China
Promontory, the leading global financial services consulting firm, announces the appointment of Frederic Lau as Managing Director of Promontory China. Dr. Lau joins a growing team of experienced regulatory advisers providing strategic solutions to financial institutions across the region.Dr. Lau joins Promontory after a distinguished career in regulation and banking ACN Newswire The Global Tablet PC Shipments Will Reach 253 Million Units in 2016
According to the recent research of, in 2016, the global Tablet PC shipments will reach 253 million units, increasing nearly fivefold compared with the estimated shipments of 55.2 million units in 2011 ACN Newswire

Calibre Mining (TSXV:CXB) Announces Results from its Riscos de Oro Epithermal Gold-Silver Project in Nicaragua - Video Summary Posted on
Vancouver, British Columbia, September 21, 2011 - Calibre Mining (TSXV:CXB) has announced additional exploration results from its Riscos de Oro epithermal gold-silver project. The 100% owned Riscos de Oro prospect is located in Nicaragua, in the Eastern Epithermal Camp of the Borosi concessions, 20 kilometres northeast of the historic mining town of Rosita.InvestmentPitch ACN Newswire

Haywood Securities Updates Buy Recommendation for Arcan Resources (TSXV:ARN) - Video Summary Posted on
Vancouver, British Columbia, September 21, 2011 - Haywood Securities analyst Geoff Ready has issued an updated research report for Arcan Resources (TSXV:ARN), maintaining his sector outperform rating and 12 month target price of $9.25 per has produced a ""video news alert"", highlighting the Haywood Securities research report ACN Newswire

Total Solutions Launches New Online Project Management Courses
Total Solutions LLC announced the expansion of its project management curriculum with online, self-paced courses and simulations that allow professionals to earn Professional Development Units (PDUs) and prepare for the Project Management Institute's (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification exam. Total Solutions LLC is partnering with MindEdge, Inc MarketWire

Agiliance Ranks #1 in Silicon Valley on the 2011 Inc. 500|5000
Agiliance®, Inc., the leading independent provider of Security and Operational Risk Management solutions for Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) programs, today announced it has been ranked No. 1 in Silicon Valley in Inc. magazine's 2011 Inc. 500|5000, with an impressive three-year sales growth of 4,909 percent. Agiliance was also ranked No. 1 in security software, No MarketWire

cMoney and SVX Global Agree to Strategic Partnership
cMoney, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CMEY) is a Houston-based company that is at the forefront of global mobile phone-based payments and money transfers, including the use of the POS and ATM payment systems. The cMoney solution utilizes secure patent pending technology for mobile phone users, retailers, and financial institutions, and continues to innovate and strengthen the cMoney brand globally. MarketWire

Mobility & Metrics: What's on Your CIO's Phone?
Cherwell Software, one of the fastest growing IT service management software providers with corporate headquarters in Colorado Springs, CO, today announced Vance Brown, Cherwell Software Chairman & CEO, will present at Fusion11 Conference & Expo at Gaylord National MarketWire

Jack Black Joins Other Celebrities in Going All-in to Win for Hope
Actor/comedian, Jack Black and a host of celebrities will 'ante-up' at the "All-in to Win for Hope" No Limit Texas Hold'em Celebrity Poker Tournament on Saturday, October 29, 2011 at Commerce Casino in Commerce, California benefiting Renal Support Network and Love Across the Ocean charities. The celebrity poker tournament will award cash prizes. MarketWire

Detroit's Fresh 100.3 Brings Interactive Radio to the Motor City
This week, Clear Channel's Fresh 100.3 made Detroit broadcasting history when they turned total control of their night show over to the audience with Listener Driven Radio. MarketWire

activePDF(R) Announces Portal 2011(TM) System for Server-Based Enterprise Document Management
activePDF®, a leading provider of portable document format (PDF) creation, conversion and development tools for enterprise document management, today announced the release of its Portal 2011™ server-based PDF .NET web control tool. MarketWire

CubeSmart Is Now Trading as CUBE on the NYSE
CubeSmart (NYSE: CUBE), formerly U-Store-It Trust (NYSE: YSI), a real estate investment trust focused on owning and managing storage facilities with total storage solutions, announced that it has changed its corporate name to match its new brand name -- CubeSmart(SM). On September 19, 2011, shares of CubeSmart began trading under the ticker symbol CUBE on the New York Stock Exchange. MarketWire

Fur Free West Hollywood, CA, Reports LCA
A precedent setting victory for the animals occurred at 1:15am Tuesday, 9/20/11, when, after a seven hour meeting, WeHo's city council voted 5-0 to pass a ban on the sale of fur apparel MarketWire

Essex Announces Investment & Joint Venture Activity
Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESS), a fully integrated Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) that invests in apartment communities located in highly desirable, supply-constrained markets, announced today that the Company has acquired two apartment communities in September -- The Bernard, located in Seattle, Washington and Redmond Hill located in Redmond, Washington. MarketWire

Baytree National Bank & Trust Co. of Lake Forest Announces New Director
Chairman of Baytree National Bank & Trust Company William Bunn III recently announced that the Baytree Board of Directors unanimously elected Robert T. Isham, Jr., to its board. Rob will also be serving on Baytree's Loan Committee as well as its Investment and Asset/Liability Committee. MarketWire

Peruvian President Ollanta Humala Addresses International Financial Leaders at the Peru Investment Forum in New York City
The Peru Investment Forum attracted over 200 people who came to hear from President Humala, Minister of Finance Miguel Castilla, and leading representatives from the Peruvian financial and business sectors MarketWire

Fukushima Daiichi, Other Industrial Sites Safe After Typhoon Roke, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources East Asia (Kofu-shi, Japan) -- On Wednesday, September 21, Typhoon Roke made landfall in central Japan before moving through the country on a north-northeastern path. The weather system caused extensive flooding in Nagoya and other central areas of Japan, and forced several refiners to shut down berthing operations at 17 refineries. MarketWire

Wolf Financial Management Chooses BridgePortfolio(R) for Back Office Outsourcing
BridgePortfolio® today announced that Wolf Financial Management, an advisory firm based in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois with more than $200 million under management, has chosen to outsource its back office to BridgePortfolio MarketWire

AMD Announces Executive Changes
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Rick Bergman is leaving AMD. President and CEO Rory Read will serve as interim general manager of AMD's Products Group. AMD also announced that Paul Struhsaker, 49, has joined the company to lead AMD's newly-formed commercial business division as the corporate vice president and general manager, Commercial Business Division. MarketWire

Panic! At The Disco Get Set for Fall Headline Tour With Special Guests Patrick Stump and Foxy Shazam; New Track, "Mercenary," to Be Featured in Upcoming "Batman: Arkham City" Video Game; Song Streaming Now at and PureVolume; "Ready To Go" Named Among Rolling Stone Readers' Top 5 "Best S
Decaydance/Fueled By Ramen recording group Panic! At The Disco has set a flurry of activity in advance of their upcoming US headline tour. The trek gets underway October 9th at Reno, Nevada's Knitting Factory and then continues through mid-November (see below itinerary). Accompanying P!ATD on all dates will be special guests Patrick Stump and Foxy Shazam. For complete details, please visit www MarketWire

Oak Valley Bancorp Announces Repurchase of CPP Warrant From U.S. Treasury
Following its August 2011 redemption of $13,500,000 of Series A Preferred Stock originally issued to the U.S. Treasury in December 2008, Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ: OVLY), the bank holding company for Oak Valley Community Bank and Eastern Sierra Community Bank, announced that it has reached an agreement with the U.S MarketWire

Bridge Capital Holdings Announces Addition to Its Board of Directors
Bridge Capital Holdings (NASDAQ: BBNK), whose subsidiary is Bridge Bank, National Association, announced today the appointment of Mr. Christopher B. Paisley to the board of directors of Bridge Capital Holdings. In addition, Mr. Paisley has been appointed to the board of Bridge Bank, National Association, Bridge Capital Holdings' primary operating subsidiary company. MarketWire

Kona Grill Closes Underperforming Sugar Land, Texas Location
Kona Grill, Inc. (NASDAQ: KONA), an American grill and sushi bar, has closed its underperforming restaurant in Sugar Land, Texas. MarketWire

United States Oil and Gas Corp Cancels Annual Meeting of Stockholders
United States Oil and Gas Corp (OTCQB: USOG) (PINKSHEETS: USOG) announced today that it has canceled its Annual Meeting of Stockholders, because the Company did not meet the quorum requirement in order to hold the meeting. The meeting had been scheduled for September 23, 2011 and the Company does not have any current plans to reschedule the meeting. MarketWire

GEMCOR Opens Office in China
Company is a joint venture between Gemcor and AVIC Beijing Aeronautical Manufacturing Technology Research Institute (BAMTRI). Company will support Gemcor's customers through technical service personnel and large inventory of spare parts. Enhances market dominant position in China through sales and service to Chinese customers MarketWire

Technicolor Information
PRESSRELEASE Technicolor Information Paris (France) - September 22, 2011 - Following the significantdecline inTechnicolor's share price (Euronext Paris: TCH) recorded today in averyvolatile market and in important daily volumes, the Group maintains its2011guidance and confirms it has no information which would affect thisguidance MarketWire

Tech Council of Maryland Hosts NASDAQ CMO John Jacobs at Year's First Financial Executive Forum Networking Breakfast
The Tech Council of Maryland (TCM), Maryland's largest technology and biotechnology association with nearly 500 members employing more than 250,000 in the region, today hosted John Jacobs, chief marketing officer and executive vice president for The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., the world's largest exchange company, as the keynote speaker at the organization's Financial Executive Forum (FEF) breakfast MarketWire

Wave Acquires Data Loss Protection Leader Safend to Expand Its Endpoint Security Portfolio
Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ: WAVX) ( has completed the acquisition of Safend Ltd., a leading provider of endpoint data loss protection solutions, including port and device control, encryption for removable media, content inspection and discovery, for approximately $12.8 million, as addressed below. MarketWire

Are We Living Disposable Lives?
Litsa Bolontzakis thinks we're all living disposable lives, and that our children deserve better. MarketWire

Threshold Pharmaceuticals to Present at the JMP Securities Healthcare Conference
Threshold Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: THLD) today announced that Dr. Barry Selick, Threshold's Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at the JMP Securities Healthcare Conference in New York City on Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 10:00 AM EDT. MarketWire

Tensar Wins Patent Cases Against Chinese Infringers
International ground stabilization specialist, Tensar®, has successfully defended its TriAx® product range against several Chinese patent infringements. MarketWire

Queen Grace to Participate in Howard University Homecoming Fashion Show
Queen Grace, a high-fashion company designing exclusively for contemporary full-figured women, is participating in the 2011 Howard University Homecoming Fashion Show in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 19. MarketWire

The World's Most Extreme Workers' Compensation Fraud Cases
Paul Colbert has seen it all. MarketWire

It's Now Official - Steve Levesque Is an Official Hot Rodder
Even as he has launched and developed the careers of hundreds of superstar and independent music artists over the years, Steve Levesque, President of Luck Media and Marketing, was driven by another passion: collecting classic cars and motorcycles. MarketWire

Algal Biomass Organization Announces Finance Symposium
The Algal Biomass Organization ( (ABO), the leading trade association for the algae industry, today announced a special algae technology Finance Symposium as part of the 5th annual Algae Biomass Summit ( Bill Lese of Braemar Energy Ventures and Todd Taylor from Fredrikson and Byron, P.A MarketWire

Cloudera Unveils Speaker and Exhibitor Lineup for Hadoop World 2011: "Hadoop for the Data Driven Enterprise"
Cloudera, the leading provider of Apache Hadoop-based data management software and services, today announced the lineup of speakers and sponsors for the annual Hadoop World conference MarketWire

NewMediaMetrics Releases 2011 TV Study, Identifying the Best New Shows for Apple, Coca-Cola, Ford and 330 Other Brands to Advertise on Television
The new season of broadcast television programming is upon us, and as the fourth quarter and the holiday-shopping season loom, brands including Apple, Coca-Cola and Ford would be well served to advertise on the following new shows: Fox's New Girl (Apple), CBS's Person of Interest (Coke) and NBC's Grimm (Ford) MarketWire

Cavium Announces Updated Financial Outlook for Q3 2011
Cavium, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of highly integrated semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for networking, communications, and the digital home, today announced that financial results in the third quarter of 2011 will be below the company's previous outlook. MarketWire

Ruby Creek Adds Chief Geologist to the Team
Ruby Creek Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: RBYC), a gold exploration and mining company with operations in Tanzania, is pleased to announce Mr. Jan Serfontein has joined Ruby Creek as Chief Geologist. MarketWire

SMAA Issues Reminder for Record Date for Pre-Split Shares
SMA Alliance, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SMAA), the leader in cutting edge software generating unprecedented traffic to retailers of the automotive industry at local and national levels, issued a reminder to its shareholders today that the last day to own shares to be effective in the 10 for 1 split is Friday, September 23, 2011 at 5:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time. MarketWire

Long Live Rock -- Television Series Launching Combines Wall Street Executives by Day and Rock 'n Rollers by Night
Big Apple Concepts and By Design Marketing and Advertising LLC. are pleased to announce that they have signed a definitive agreement to produce a nationally syndicated situation reality show involving Benny Doro and Carlos Espada titled "Long Live Rock." MarketWire

Pegasystems Thought Leader Contributes to Adaptive Case Management Book
Pegasystems Inc MarketWire

Should You Get Nipped and Tucked?
Jane Baskin thinks that if you don't like what you see in the mirror, you should feel free to change it. MarketWire

Telecommunications Service Providers Introduce Branded Online Marketplace With BroadSoft Xtended
BroadSoft, Inc MarketWire

The Dominion of Canada Deploys OneShield Dragon(R) as Enterprise-Wide Policy Management Solution
OneShield, Inc., the developer of OneShield Dragon®, an innovative, modern, rules- and tools-based, data-driven policy management solution, is pleased to announce The Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company (The Dominion) has deployed OneShield Dragon to support their goal of a single system for all personal and commercial lines of business. MarketWire

Intelleflex to Share Insights on Ensuring Biopharmaceutical Product Integrity at IQPC's Cold Chain & Temperature Management Global Forum
Intelleflex, a leading provider of on-demand data visibility solutions, today announced that Tom Reese, Senior Director at Intelleflex, will offer insights on utilizing in-transit temperature monitoring to ensure the efficacy and quality of biopharmaceuticals at the 9th Annual Cold Chain & Temperature Management Global Forum MarketWire

Graphic Artist Combines Nostalgia and Technology to Create New Art Form
While most of his childhood friends enjoyed their teddy bears, Morgan Kostival was more partial to sword-wielding animated skeletons, giant monsters and giant gorillas. MarketWire

Two-Day Symposium Examining Effects of War and Conflict by Artists, Authors and Historians at Montserrat College of Art, Sept 30-Oct 1, 2011
Montserrat College of Art Gallery in conjunction with acclaimed exhibit "For The Record: Searching For Objectivity In Global Conflict, " is hosting a two-day symposium Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. Free and open to public; registration requested. MarketWire

Agency Compensation and Management Practices Survey Conducted by Ward Group
Ward Group® is conducting a survey on agency compensation practices for property-casualty insurance companies. The information gathered from the survey will provide meaningful insights on agency compensation, commission structures, incentives, travel and other agency management practices. The survey will be conducted through December 1, 2011 and results will be distributed in January 2012. MarketWire

Miracle Recreation Announces Photo Contest for Schools to Win a New Playground
Miracle Recreation recently launched a new campaign to give away a $25,000* playground to any Public or Private school based on public votes and a panel of judges. Beginning September 14, 2011, schools across the country can submit a photo of their current playground or playground site and a short essay on why their school needs a new playground. MarketWire

Opportunity International Featured at the 2011 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting
Opportunity International announced today that its film highlighting how access to financial services is helping the world's poorest citizens educate their children was featured on stage at the 2011 Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting in New York City. MarketWire

Wines From Spain Announces 2011 New York Great Match
Wines from Spain, a division of the Trade Commission of Spain, together with headlining sponsor Sovereign Bank, part of the Santander Group, will present its 18th annual Great Match 2011: Spain's Vivacious Varietals tasting in New York this fall. MarketWire

ASPI Group, Inc. Welcomes SGL Automotive Carbon Fibers LLC and BMW Group to the ASPI Technology Park in Moses Lake, Washington
Today marks the grand opening ceremony of the SGL Automotive Carbon Fiber plant at the ASPI Technology Park in Moses Lake, Washington. This state of the art facility operating under a joint venture between SGL Carbon and the BMW Group will produce carbon fiber to be used in the body panels of BMW automobiles -- specifically beginning with the new all-electric BMW MegaCity. MarketWire

DryShips Inc. Announces Details of Partial Spin Off of Ocean Rig UDW Inc.
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 the details of the partial spin off of Ocean Rig UDW Inc MarketWire

Trade Grant Helps U.S. Clean Truck & Bus Tech Firms Connect With China Partners, Market to Create Jobs
CALSTART and the International Trade Administration (ITA) this week announced an award to CALSTART to help U.S. truck and bus clean technology companies connect with Chinese partners and promote the export of American medium and heavy-duty clean vehicle technology to China. MarketWire

MOSAID Announces Voting Results From 2011 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders
MOSAID Technologies Inc. (TSX: MSD) today announced that shareholders voted to approve all of the matters and resolutions brought before the 2011 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders, held earlier today in Ottawa. MarketWire

AltruHelp and Syracuse University Announce Social Entrepreneurship Collaboration
AltruHelp, a social media platform, toolbox and online community to support volunteering and corporate social responsibility, today announced a collaboration with the Mary Ann Shaw Center for Public and Community Service (CPCS) and the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University MarketWire

Vitria Announces Operational Intelligence for Service Assurance Solution
Vitria Technology, Inc. announces the release of the Vitria Operational Intelligence for Service Assurance Solution MarketWire

Carry the Torch & Hug the Curves: New OtterBox Cases for BlackBerry
BlackBerry® enthusiasts have a new way to love their smartphone longer -- protective case manufacturer OtterBox® introduces a variety of options for the latest generation of BlackBerry smartphones MarketWire

Farrell's eXtreme Bodyshaping Launches FIT Start Program, a Low-Impact Fitness Regiment Designed for Moderate Lifestyle Improvements
Farrell's eXtreme Bodyshaping, a popular and rapidly expanding fitness franchise developed in the heart of the Midwest, announced today the launch of the FIT Start program as a low-impact fitness alternative for participants apprehensive about starting the traditional Farrell's eXtreme Bodyshaping challenge MarketWire Launches New Website to Benefit Charities is proud to announce the launch of its new website, which will donate half of the profits of every sale to a consumer's favorite nonprofit. The online store offers over 40,000 everyday office supply products at or below the price of other national office supply stores, and donates back 50% of its net profit to the customer's favorite charity. MarketWire

TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd. Announces Agreement With LNG Energy and Commencement of Etropole Test Well in Bulgaria
TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd. (TSX: TNP) (NYSE Amex: TAT) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with LNG Energy Ltd. ("LNG") (TSX-V: LNG) pursuant to which LNG will invest $7.5 million USD to immediately commence drilling a 10,500 foot (approximately 3,200 meter) exploration well on the A-Lovech exploration license in Bulgaria MarketWire

Queens Substation Blooms as Con Edison's Greenest
Con Edison's newly-minted 100th substation in Queens is the utility's greenest. MarketWire

MICRO Makes List of NJ's Top 100 Largest Private Companies
MICRO, a full service contract manufacturer in Somerset, N.J., has been selected as one of "New Jersey's Top 100 Privately Held Companies" in the annual ranking sponsored by NJBIZ. The program highlights New Jersey's diverse strengths and ability to adapt to the changing economic climate -- areas where the company has demonstrated excellence. MarketWire

WesternU Student Loan Default Rate Drops
Student loan defaults typically increase as unemployment rises and the economy struggles. But Western University of Health Sciences' Student Loan Default Rate declined from 0.4 percent to 0.1 percent in the latest report from the U.S. Department of Education. This default rate is a two-year default rate for the year ending June 30, 2009. MarketWire

Vacationers Are at Risk of Rental Fraud: Vantage Resort Realty Suggests These Precautions to Avoid Scammers
With summer now in full swing, many people are trying to find the perfect place to spend their vacation. Rental properties are a popular option; becoming easier to search for and reserve online with just one click of the mouse. MarketWire

TiVo(R) Integrates With Facebook(R) Platform to Define the Future of Social TV
TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO), the creator of and leader in advanced television services including digital video recorders (DVRs), announced in conjunction with f8, Facebook's developer conference, that it will update its popular iPhone and iPad apps to include additional integration with Facebook to increase Social TV functionality MarketWire

O Bee Credit Union Wins "Top of the Hill" Honors for 2011 From Northwest Credit Union Association
The Northwest Credit Union Association bestowed another major award upon O Bee Credit Union during its annual convention September 20-22 at the Hotel Murano in Tacoma, WA. O Bee received the Association's "Top of the Hill" award, which recognizes credit unions that have excelled and increased their participation in major advocacy programs. MarketWire

Prostate Cancer Cure United States Patent Application -- PRORVLYSIN(R) CZ BioMed Corp.
CZ BioMed Corp. announced today they have successfully applied for a United States patent for its new treatment for prostate cancer, PRORVLYSIN®, a novel oncolytic virotherapy which is a new class of potent, genetically engineered virus that selectively kills prostate cancer cells. Moreover, negative sexual side effects such as erectile dysfunction or loss of libido appear to be nonexistent MarketWire

Swordfish Financial, Inc. Preparing a Plan to Assist the US Government in Reducing Its Outstanding Debt Level
Swordfish Financial, Inc. (OTCQB: SWRF) (PINKSHEETS: SWRF) provides the following information regarding a proposed plan to assist the US Government in reducing its outstanding debt level through the completion of recovery projects for its affiliate the Peace Through Water (PTW) foundation. MarketWire

American Commercial Lines Announces Appointment of Senior Vice President of Sales and Customer Service
American Commercial Lines Inc. (ACL), one of the largest and most diversified inland marine transportation and service companies in the United States, announced today the appointment of Robert M. Blocker as Senior Vice President of Sales and Customer Service. MarketWire

Louisiana Food Company Announces New Packaging for Best Selling Jammin' Jambalaya
Louisiana Food Company (OTCBB: LUSI), a purveyor of "Certified" Louisiana specialty food products, today announced that, beginning early in the fourth quarter, its best-selling packaged dry product, Jammin' Jambalaya, will be packaged in economical, environmentally friendly "paper cans MarketWire

The University of Arizona Renews Partnership With Paciolan
Paciolan, the leading provider of ticketing, marketing and fundraising solutions in college athletics, announced today that the University of Arizona (UA) has renewed its partnership and has extended the company's Access Management scanning to all Wildcat fans for football MarketWire

AnyMeeting Launches Facebook Contest for Most Interesting Meeting
AnyMeeting, the completely free web conferencing and webinar service, today announced a new contest for its customers on Facebook. AnyMeeting is looking for stories from users of the service who believe they have had the most interesting meeting. MarketWire

New Study Shows Soy Protein Consumption Reduced Progression of Clogged Arteries in Women Within Five Years of Menopause
A new study, which Solae provided product for, will be published in the November 2011 issue of Stroke that reveals some promising data on the positive effects of soy protein reducing the progression of clogged arteries in women who were within five years of menopause MarketWire

Leading the Global Digital Business: dmexco 2011 Breaks All Records!
A new attendance figure record of over 19,300 trade visitors from all over the world, a sold-out Expo with 440 exhibitors -- around 20% of whom came from abroad, 50% growth in floor space, occupying in total 42,000 m² and over 330 international top speakers with an approx MarketWire

OpTier Named a Leader in Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring
OpTier™, the leader in business transaction-driven Application Performance Management (APM), today announced Gartner, Inc. positioned OpTier in the Leaders Quadrant in the most recent "Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring" report. For a complimentary copy of the report, visit OpTier at Gartner APM Magic Quadrant. MarketWire

Canter Introduces Advanced Instructional Strategies for Special Educators Course
To meet a growing demand in the field of special education, Canter, a leader in professional development for educators, is expanding its offerings with a new self-paced graduate course geared to both experienced and aspiring special educators MarketWire

Ashley Leigh Team to Hold Northern Virginia Short Sale Seminar Oct 8, 2011
The expiration of the Federal Government's "Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Act" expires on December 31, 2012. This upcoming expiration has the attention of hundreds of thousands of upside down homeowners looking to short sale their home without tax consequences. MarketWire

The L.A. County Fair Entertains and Educates With More Than 200 Acres of Interactive Exhibits
With exciting exhibits, entertainment, concerts and rides, the L.A. County Fair brings pure fun and a wide variety of educational experiences. With museum settings, animals in every exhibit, hands-on learning areas and interactive shows and displays, visitors can learn everything from how to milk a goat to the properties of physics and about endangered species. MarketWire

Ticketfly Launches Facebook Integration to Make Attending Live Music Events More Social
Core News Facts: Today at f8, Facebook's developer conference, Ticketfly announced a new Facebook integration that allows ticket buyers to share the artists they are excited to see at upcoming music events with their friends. Beyond letting your friends know what you like, Ticketfly now helps fans discover what events their friends are actually going to see MarketWire

Pawntique Launches Upscale Online and Mobile "Boutique" Pawn Services
Need cash to make payroll or to start a new business? What about for an unexpected car repair? How about a child's braces? It's hard to get money out of traditional lenders for urgent needs in this economic environment when time is of the essence -- even with perfect credit. Now there's another easy, no-risk option. Today, Pawntique (www.pawntique MarketWire

Centrue Financial Corporation Names New President & CEO
Dennis J. McDonnell, Chairman of the Board of Centrue Financial Corporation (OTCQB: TRUE) (PINKSHEETS: TRUE), announced today that Kurt R. Stevenson, the Company's Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will succeed Thomas A. Daiber as President & CEO, subject to final regulatory approval or non-objection MarketWire

CNR Announces New Project in Qiqihaer
China Metro-Rural Holdings Limited (the "Company") (NYSE Amex: CNR) is pleased to announce the acquisition of China Focus City (H.K.) Holdings Limited by China Metro-Rural Limited, one of the subsidiaries of CNR. MarketWire

Dr. H. Frank Gibbard Appointed Altair President and Chief Executive Officer; Stephen B. Huang Appointed Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Altair Nanotechnologies Inc. (Altair) (NASDAQ: ALTI) today announced that Dr. H. Frank Gibbard had been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, replacing Terry Copeland, and that Stephen B. Huang had been appointed Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, replacing John Fallini. Both Gibbard and Huang were appointed at a special Board of Directors meeting on Sept MarketWire

Soyfoods Take a Bigger Seat at the Dinner Table
Many people want to eat healthier and are finding foods to help them do so. Soy offers an easy way to add protein without adding cholesterol, but additional benefits. In fact, the U.S MarketWire

In Celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Medline Sponsors Touring Art Exhibit Spotlighting Survivors and Family
What: Voices and Visions: Standing on the Bridge Between Health and Disease -- A unique art exhibit expressing the voices and feelings of those touched by breast cancer and other women's health issues. The Breast Center at Floyd will host this national touring art exhibit throughout the month of October -- National Breast Cancer Awareness Month MarketWire

Palisades FCU Allows Members to Skip Loan Payments
In response to the stubbornly high unemployment rate and sputtering local economy, Palisades Federal Credit Union, the largest Rockland County based Credit Union, announced that it will allow its loan members to skip their August and September loan payments through the Credit Union's "Take the summer off" loan program. MarketWire

Local Surgeon Perfects No Scar Lower Eyelid Surgical Techniques That Improve Results and Reduce Medical Risk, Recovery Time
Dr. Ioannis P. Glavas, founder and director of The Glavas Centre for Oculo-Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, has refined lower eyelid surgery in two significant ways so that his patients avoid many of the possible side effects commonly attached to the procedure. MarketWire

EATEL Goes Live With National 4G/LTE Mobile Towers Using Transition Networks' S3240 NID
Transition Networks Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Communications Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: JCS), announced jointly today with EATEL, an innovative and fast-growing independent Telco located in south Louisiana, that its latest Network Interface Devices (NIDs) are now fully operational at some of the first commercial 4G mobile cell towers in Louisiana MarketWire

York Telecom & Citibank Team Up
York Telecom Corporation, the global provider of visual communications services and solutions, announced that they have partnered with Citibank.-N.A. to be their business and financial bank MarketWire

Lee Wojnar, O Bee Credit Union's VP of Marketing, Named "Advocate of the Year" for 2011 by Northwest Credit Union Association
O Bee Credit Union received major industry recognition when the Northwest Credit Union Association selected Lee Wojnar, O Bee's Vice President of Marketing, as its 2011 Credit Union Advocate of the Year MarketWire

Mobile Banking the Latest High-Touch Benefit Available to Members of TopLine
TopLine Federal Credit Union has announced that state-of-the-art mobile banking is the latest high-touch, high tech benefit now available for members who use web-enabled phones/devices. It's easy and even fun to use and appears to be an immediate hit with members. Just launched on August 23rd the rate of use is much higher than TopLine anticipated and already higher than the national average. MarketWire

New CaptionCall Service to Support Millions of Americans With Hearing Loss
Currently, 36 million Americans, about 11 percent of the U.S. population, have some degree of hearing loss. With the baby boomers entering their senior years, that number is expected to double by the year 2030. MarketWire

A Mainstay of the EmbroidMe Catalog Is a Hot-Again Trend in Customized Promotional Products
As of September 1, shoppers in Santa Monica, CA, are no longer offered plastic bags for their purchases. Plus, they are charged an additional ten cents for every paper bag they request. There's a new rush on in California, it's the reusable bag rush, and it could equal a gold mine of good impressions to savvy businesses that are prepared to fulfill the coming demand. MarketWire

London Bridge Goes Green, Zombies Prowl in Lake Havasu City This Fall
This fall there are many reasons to make the trip to Lake Havasu City, Ariz., in this scenic corner of the American southwest. The latest movie to film in town is hosting a premiere, the city's iconic London Bridge is getting gussied up, and locals are covered in blood and limping down the streets. But wait, it's not as bad as it sounds. Read on. MarketWire

Lumenpulse Expands Lumenbeam Pendant Series With LBX (Xlarge) Version
Lumenpulse Inc. (, a leading innovator and manufacturer of high performance, architectural LED-based lighting solutions for commercial, institutional, and urban environments, today announced the release and immediate availability of the Lumenbeam LBX (Xlarge) Pendant MarketWire

New Ponemon Research: Insider Fraud Is Common and Often Flies Under Corporate Radar
It's easy to point fingers when another organization has an insider fraud incident. But information from the new Survey on the Risk of Insider Fraud by Attachmate Corporation and Ponemon Institute shows that more organizations need to turn a scrutinizing eye toward their own risk. MarketWire

Finalists Announced for Global Banking Innovation Awards
BAI and Finacle™ from Infosys announce the finalists in a prestigious new global awards program to recognize and support innovation in the retail banking industry. The 16 financial institutions were chosen from around the world for their breakthrough innovation that positively impacts customers and organizational profitability MarketWire

Verengo Solar Plus Continues Expansion; Now Hiring in Fresno, Modesto and Stockton Areas
Verengo Solar Plus, the largest residential solar installation company in Southern California, today announced that their expanded operation in Fresno, Tulare, Merced, and Stanislaus counties is now hiring sales and installation professionals. Verengo plans to provide tens of thousands of San Joaquin Valley residents with financing, design, and solar installation services for their homes. MarketWire

AirXpanders Announces Publication of Study Results Supporting the Use of the AeroForm(TM) Patient Controlled Breast Tissue Expander
AirXpanders Inc., a company developing technology to address current unmet needs for women who require tissue expansion for breast reconstruction surgery, today announced new published data showing that its AeroForm™ breast tissue expansion device has the potential to reduce the time needed to perform the expansion and eliminate needles altogether MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology Introduces New Bidirectional Symmetrical Single-Line ESD Protection Diode in Ultra-Compact CLP0603 Silicon Package
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced a new bidirectional symmetrical (BiSy) single-line ESD protection diode in the new ultra-compact CLP0603 silicon package. Enabling very significant PCB space savings, the VCUT05D1-SD0 provides low capacitance of 10 pF for signal and data line protection from transient voltage signals in portable electronics. MarketWire

Elemica Hosts European Sourcing & Supply Chain Conference
Elemica, leading provider of supply chain integration and optimization services, hosts the Connect + Collaborate European Supply Chain Conference on Sept. 29, 2011 in Frankfurt, Germany MarketWire

Tipper Trucks Start journey to Gounkoto Mine
RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITEDIncorporated in Jersey, Channel IslandsReg. No. 62686LSE Trading Symbol: RRSNasdaq Trading Symbol: GOLD("Randgold Resources" or "Randgold")Eleven specially modified 50tonne trucks have arrived in Dakar in Senegal en route to the newGounkoto gold mine at Randgold Resources' Loulo mining complex inWestern Mali MarketWire

Scenic Farm, Ranch Home, and Building Sites on New River to Be Auctioned Saturday, Oct. 29
A riverfront farm in the Delps Beach area of Grayson County will sell to the highest bidder in an absolute auction Saturday, Oct. 29, with Woltz & Associates managing the sale. MarketWire

Invesco PowerShares to List Chinese Yuan Dim Sum Bond ETF on Sept. 23, 2011
Invesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC, a leading global provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), announced today the PowerShares Chinese Yuan Dim Sum Bond Portfolio (NYSE Arca: DSUM) is expected to begin trading on Sept. 23, 2011. The Fund will provide access to Chinese yuan-denominated "Dim Sum" bonds issued and settled outside mainland China. DSUM will have an expense ratio of 0 MarketWire

FRS(R) Healthy Performance(TM) Recognized as Official Natural Performance Energy Beverage of The Decathlon 2011
After a 1-year hiatus, The FRS Company returns as the official natural performance energy beverage of The Decathlon, a heralded athletic competition crowning "Wall Street's Best Athlete." MarketWire

Pulse Beverage Launches Cabana(TM) Brand Lemonade Into Key Southern California Market
The Pulse Beverage Corporation (OTCBB: PLSB) ("Pulse" or the "Company"), makers of the PULSE® brand of "good-for-you" NutriPurpose™ beverages, today announced that it has placed its Cabana™ Lemonades by Pulse with Trent Beverages, a rapidly expanding and growing premium brand beverage distributor in Southern California with warehouses in Riverside and Bakersfield. MarketWire

Hidden Braces Give Job Seekers a Reason to Smile
(Family Features) A great smile can serve as a huge confidence-booster -- something that's key for standing out in today's competitive job market. The old adage, "you never get a second chance to make a first impression," holds truer than ever before, and with the limited number of jobs available, only the most confident candidates are landing positions. MarketWire

Recent Advance in Metastatic Melanoma Research Provides Personalized Treatment for Patients
(Family Features) Susan was a 46-year-old mother of two and businesswoman when she was diagnosed with stage IV melanoma, the deadliest and most aggressive form of skin cancer. MarketWire

Realtors(R) Advocate Public Policies That Support Home Ownership
The following is a statement by National Association of Realtors® President Ron Phipps. MarketWire

U.S. Foodservice Announces 2011 Vendor of the Year Award Winners
U.S. Foodservice, one of the country's leading foodservice distributors, announces the winners of its third annual vendor recognition awards. MarketWire

Budweiser and Barracuda Networks Present the Third Annual Zombie Ball
The SOLD OUT Zombie Ball that was held at the Seaholm Power Plant last Halloween, has gone upstairs to Austin's best new venue next to the W Hotel. Zombies and celebrities will be greeted with flash bulbs and verbal daggers dropped by the Rhymanese Twins on the Red Carpet Review. Hosted by award-winning wardrobe stylist and founder of Kitsch Trading Co MarketWire

New Video Program "Firing Line with Bill Kutik" Premieres With Peoplefluent Chairman and CEO as First Guest
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 announced that company chairman and CEO Charles Jones will be the first guest on a new video interview series titled "Firing Line with Bill Kutik." MarketWire

Kauffman Foundation Expands Global Scholars Program, Invites U.S. Graduates to Apply
A world-class opportunity awaits U.S. college graduates with innovative ideas for a new business. The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is expanding its successful Global Scholars Program to include up to 10 recent graduates from U.S. colleges and universities who will join Scholars from around the world. MarketWire

Fluke Products Take Top Honors in the Consulting-Specifying Engineer Product of the Year Awards
Two products from Fluke Corporation, the global leader in portable electronic test and measurement technology, have been recognized as best new products in the Consulting-Specifying Engineer Product of the Year Awards. The Fluke® TiS Thermal Imager was named Most Valuable Product of 2011 and won the test instruments, meters, data-loggers category gold award MarketWire

NEWave to Launch myCloudSolutions(TM) at Global Gaming Expo Giving Casinos Added Security, Savings
Leading software supplier to the casino gaming industry NEWave is casting a Cloud over the gaming industry at the upcoming Global Gaming Expo 2011. From booth #1337, NEWave will unveil its new myCloudSolutions™, an innovative web-based delivery method for its products that gives casinos added security and boosts the bottom line. MarketWire

Paraform Design (ZMGD) Reaches Milestone With the Auto Parts Provider
Zamage Digital Art Imaging, Inc. (PINK SHEETS: ZMGD) ( and its subsidiary Paraform Design is using this opportunity to update its followers on the developments regarding the project with auto parts distributor (press release August 25, 2011). MarketWire

Petaquilla Gold, S.A. Audited for ICMI Certification
Petaquilla Minerals Ltd. (TSX: PTQ)(OTCBB: PTQMF)(FRANKFURT: P7Z)(the "Company") is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Petaquilla Gold, S.A., a signatory of the International Cyanide Management Code (the "Code"), has been audited by a lead auditor and a technical expert as part of the final process to become certified by the International Cyanide Management Institute ("ICMI"). MarketWire

2NDFLOOR Youth Helpline Expands Services in Spanish Throughout New Jersey With the Help of Grants From Verizon
2NDFLOOR Youth Helpline, a 180 Turning Lives Around program, and Verizon announced today that the only statewide helpline providing New Jersey youth with confidential and anonymous support will become available in Spanish thanks to a $60,000 grant from HopeLine® from Verizon and the Verizon Foundation MarketWire

Epicor Announces Business Process Management Solution to Automate and Streamline Lumber & Building Materials Dealer Workflow
Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced the Catalyst Business Process Management™ (BPM) solution which facilitates workflow and automates processes in the Epicor® Catalyst™ platform MarketWire

Datran Media and CONTEXTWEB Merge to Create PulsePoint
Datran Media and CONTEXTWEB today announced that they have merged to create PulsePoint, a new digital media technology company committed to helping marketers and publishers gain greater audience transparency and deeper engagement across digital channels at unprecedented scale. MarketWire

Steelwedge Adds Four Senior Executives to Support Rapid Customer Growth
Steelwedge, the leader in cloud-based sales and operations planning (S&OP) and integrated business planning (IBP) solutions, announced today the hiring of four seasoned executives to support the company's growth and further deepen its commitment to customer satisfaction. MarketWire

Global Holdings, Inc. Announces That Newly Acquired WorldWide Wireless, Inc. Will Present Business Plan and Investment Opportunity to High-Profile Investors Group Chuck's Angels
Global Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GOHG) is pleased to announce that current and prospective investors can come meet new company leader, double PhD holder Dr. Paul Normand. Dr. Normand holds PhDs in both Network Management and Business Management. Dr MarketWire

Green Energy Solutions (SATM) Announces Annual Shareholder Meeting
(formerly named SATMax Corp., (PINKSHEETS: SATM)) -- Green Energy Solution Technologies, Inc. (GEST), a renewable energy project provider, announces that it is inviting all shareholders to attend its annual shareholder meeting in November 2011 at a date and time to be determined, but are projecting the date to be November 28, 2011 MarketWire

PR & Marcom Industry Veterans Launch McDougall Travers Collins
Public relations and communications executive Mike McDougall today announced he is partnering with Buffalo, N.Y.-based marketing communications agency Travers Collins to form a new firm. McDougall Travers Collins (MTC) focuses on domestic and international businesses that require senior-level strategic counsel and execution to restore, protect and enhance their brands. MarketWire

Hubei Minkang Pharmaceutical Ltd. Completes Acquisition of 100% of HBMK Pharmaceutical Limited
Hubei Minkang Pharmaceutical Ltd MarketWire

Easton Pharmaceuticals Announces Retaining Winston & Strawn For Patent Application Submission
Easton Pharmaceuticals Inc (OTC: EAPH), a specialty pharmaceutical company that designs, develops, and markets topically-delivered healthcare products, announces it has retained Winston & Strawn LLP as its patent attorneys for a patent application submission directed to its Viorra brand product and proprietary transdermal technology. MarketWire

Social Media Users Love the Playstation 2 but Have Mixed Feelings About the XBox 360
Social media users posted more positive than negative opinions on gaming consoles in the last 12 months, but became much more negative than positive in the last few months, according to a new social media analytics report from Amplicate. MarketWire

World Surveillance Group Announces Successful Flight of Argus One UAV in Easton, MD
World Surveillance Group Inc. (OTCBB: WSGI), a developer of lighter-than-air unmanned aerial vehicles ("UAVs") and related technologies, announced today that the Company has successfully completed additional tethered flight testing of its Argus One airship in Easton, Maryland MarketWire

ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals to Sponsor Oktoberfest at The Market Common
A taste of Munich comes to Myrtle Beach next weekend as ResortQuest® by Wyndham Vacation Rentals welcomes the fourth annual Myrtle Beach Oktoberfest to Valor Park at The Market Common. The quintessential Bavarian celebration will kick off on Friday, Sept. 30 through Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011. MarketWire

Discover the World With Gowalla
Gowalla (, your guide to the world's most loved places, today announced the launch of its re-imagined mobile app, available for iPhone and Android, along with a newly redesigned website for people exploring the world around them MarketWire

DigitalGlobe Named Earth Observation Operator of the Year
DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), a leading global provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions, today announced that it has been named Earth Observation Operator of the Year by Euroconsult. MarketWire

Alothon Increases Ownership Interest in Nutra SA
NutraCea (PINKSHEETS: NTRZ) (OTCQB: NTRZ), a global leader in the production and marketing of value added products derived from rice bran, today announced that Alothon Group, LLC, through its AF Bran Holdings subsidiaries ("Alothon"), has purchased an additional 450,000 membership interest units of Nutra SA, LLC ("Nutra SA"), the 100% owner of Industria Riograndese De Oleos Vegetais Ltda MarketWire

IC Places Teams With FunnyBrand777 Productions to Create "Static," a Made for TV Sketch Comedy Show
IC Places Inc. (OTCQB: ICPA), owners of, announced today that it entered into a Production agreement with FunnyBrand777 Productions to create "Static," a sketch comedy TV Show. MarketWire

Stevia Corp. Commences Trading as STEV
Stevia Corp. (OTCBB: STEV) ("Stevia Corp." or the "Company"), a Company incorporated in the state of Nevada, wishes to advise that pursuant to the close of a voluntary share exchange transaction with Stevia Ventures International Ltd. (Stevia Ventures), the Company's operations now consist of the business and operations of Stevia Ventures. Subsequently, Stevia Corp MarketWire

Mass Save(R) Goes Mobile to Help Customers Save Time and Money
National Grid, Western Massachusetts Electric Company (WMECo), NSTAR Electric, Cape Light Compact and Unitil -- as part of Mass Save® -- introduce the Light Bulb Finder, a free smart phone application that helps customers find the energy efficient light bulbs that best match their light quality, fit and performance needs. MarketWire

Qualstar Announces New Rack Mount Tape Library
Qualstar® Corporation (NASDAQ: QBAK), an innovator in automated tape storage solutions, today announced a new model for its popular RLS family of rack mount tape libraries. The new RLS-8350 delivers the benefits and features of Qualstar's recently introduced RLS-8500 Series in a compact, rack-optimized architecture. Shipments will begin in the fourth quarter of 2011. MarketWire

Room 77 Introduces Hotel Room Search in Asia; Adds More Destinations in Europe
Room 77, the world's first hotel search engine to reveal room-specific details, today announced travelers can now search properties and rooms in Hong Kong, Paris and Frankfurt. The addition of these markets increases the Room 77 database to 560,000 rooms in 32 cities. Hotels in these new destinations can be accessed on Room77 MarketWire

SEI Quick Poll: Nonprofits Continue to Increase Diversification to Help Manage Market Volatility
An SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC) Quick Poll released today reveals that nonprofits are continuing to add new asset classes to portfolios in an effort to decrease ongoing investment volatility MarketWire

Mobiquity Acquires Mobile Development Shop KMDM to Help Meet Exploding Market Demand for Its Services
Mobiquity (, a professional services firm specializing in the design, build, deployment and analysis of innovative enterprise-class mobile solutions, today announced it has acquired the Cambridge, Mass.-based mobile development shop, KMDM. The acquisition of KMDM was made in response to the market's exploding demand for Mobiquity's range of mobile professional services MarketWire

Illinois Trading Company Chooses TAB Bank for $1.5 Million Lending Facility
Illinois Trading Company of Chicago has chosen TAB Bank for a $1.5 million credit line based on accounts receivable and inventory. MarketWire

airmid healthgroup Collaborates With US Bedding Products Leader Smartsilk on Bed Bug Research & Lab Testing
airmid healthgroup [airmid], a Dublin-based research facility for consumer products, including new sleep products, today announced a partnership with Smartsilk, a leading provider of bedding products in the US. airmid will provide advanced research & laboratory testing services for Smartsilk's bedding products MarketWire

Further Positive Drill Results From Entrée Gold's Ann Mason Deposit
Entree Gold Inc. (TSX: ETG)(NYSE Amex: EGI)(FRANKFURT: EKA) ("Entree" or the "Company") has received assay results from a further two deep diamond drill holes on its 100% owned Ann Mason copper-molybdenum porphyry deposit in the Yerington district of Nevada. Drilling continues to return long mineralized intercepts (438 metres and 684 metres) averaging 0.41% and 0 MarketWire

Clubpennystocks Alert WatchList: Caduceus Software Systems (CSOC), Apple Inc (AAPL), All American Gold Corp (AAGC), Orexigen Therapeutics (OREX), Global Health (GLHV), and Google Inc (GOOG) - The US leader in microcap alerts, offers its high quality stocks alert newsletter to investors looking for the best picks around! Clubpennystocks provides its subscribers with timely information and exclusive alerts on cheap and under-valued stocks in the United States with the potential to deliver gains of 100% - 200% or more. MarketWire

NWN Corporation Launches New Hosted Collaboration Offering
NWN Corporation, a national systems integration company, announced today the launch of its Hosted Collaboration offering as part of the NCloud Solutions practice. MarketWire

IEC Electronics Announces $6.7 Million Award
IEC Electronics Corp. (NYSE Amex: IEC) announces that it has received an order valued at approximately $6.7 million from a Fortune 100 industrial customer. Deliveries are expected to commence either late in the first quarter or early in the second quarter of fiscal 2012. MarketWire

LRAD Corporation Awarded $500,000+ LRAD 300X(TM) Order for Foreign Armored Vehicles
LRAD Corporation (NASDAQ: LRAD), the world's leading provider of long range acoustic hailing devices (AHDs), announced today it has been awarded a $500,000+ LRAD 300X™ systems order for deployment on foreign armored national police vehicles. The order is scheduled to ship next quarter. MarketWire

Elephant Talk Announces Results of Its Annual Meeting of Stockholders
Elephant Talk Communications, Inc. (OTCBB: ETAK) (the "Company") (, an international provider of business software and services to the telecommunications and financial services industries, announced today the results of its Annual Meeting of Stockholders held on September 14, 2011. MarketWire

TVGoods, Inc. Announces Spanish Media Campaign for CellerateRX(R)
TVGoods Inc. ("TVGoods"), a direct response marketing company and wholly owned subsidiary of H & H Imports, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HNHI) (OTCQB: HNHI), has announced the launch of the media campaign for CellerateRX®. CellerateRX® is a revolutionary bovine-based collagen that is designed to heal wounds like no other product on the market. MarketWire

VIE(TM): Virtual Island of Entertainment(TM) Becomes the First Virtual World to Leverage Dolby(R) Axon Voice Chat Technology in Its User Experience
enVie Interactive™, LLC, a ground-breaking developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment, announced today that they have incorporated Dolby Axon voice chat technology in its new virtual world, VIE: Virtual Island of Entertainment MarketWire

Titan Resources International Corp. Provides Update on Project Developments in B.C., Canada
Titan Resources International Corp. (PINKSHEETS: TNRI) (FRANKFURT: 36T1) is providing updates on further project development of silver properties in the Slocan mining camp of B.C., Canada. MarketWire

Purfresh to Address Real-Time Informatics to Drive New Business Efficiencies Along the Fresh Produce Supply Chain at Cool Logistics 2011
Purfresh, a leading provider of clean technologies that purify, protect, and preserve the global food supply chain, today announced that Mr. David Bouchard, general manager for Purfresh, will present at Cool Logistics 2011, the global forum for perishable transport and logistics, to be held Sept. 26-28 in Antwerp, Belgium. Event details are as follows: MarketWire

10 Reasons Why VelaTel Global Communications is the World's Most Undervalued 4G Company
U.S.-based VelaTel Global Communications, Inc. (OTCQB: VELA) (PINKSHEETS: VELA) ("VelaTel"), a holding company for Wi-MAX and LTE (4G) network operators and wireless products and services, announced that NBT Equities Research, LLC (NBT) issued a new research report on the Company on September 21, 2011 MarketWire

Waitsfield and Champlain Valley Telecom Selects Juniper Networks for Broadband Stimulus-Funded Network Upgrade to Keep Pace With Bandwidth Demands

Apps Genius Engages the Investor Relations Group
Apps Genius Corp (OTCBB: APGS) ("Apps Genius"), a creator of innovative social games and mobile applications, announces that it has hired The Investor Relations Group ("IRG"), a fifteen-year-old, award-winning, corporate communications firm based in New York City, to serve as its investor relations and public relations agency. MarketWire

Kona Grill to Present at Craig-Hallum 2nd Annual Alpha Select Conference on October 6, 2011
Kona Grill, Inc. (NASDAQ: KONA), an American grill and sushi bar, will be presenting at Craig-Hallum's 2nd Annual Alpha Select Conference held at The Roosevelt Hotel in New York City on October 6, 2011. MarketWire

JDSU Participates in Voice over LTE Trials
JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) (TSX: JDU) today announced that it is participating in an industry Voice over LTE (VoLTE) interoperability trial, providing its communications test expertise MarketWire

Bizzingo Signs Letter of Intent With Grok Software to Acquire Selected Assets of Its Wholly Owned Subsidiaries, FutureNow Inc. and Intellectual Property Licensing Group Inc. ("FutureNow")
Bizzingo, Inc. (OTCBB: BIZZ) has executed a letter of intent to acquire select assets of FutureNow Inc. to complement its business-to-business social network, as well as drive additional revenue for the Company. MarketWire

Oracle Buys GoAhead
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

PAID Inc. Grassroots Marketing With Japanese Fan Community Drives Aerosmith VIP Sales
PAID Inc. (OTCBB: PAYD) combined savvy social media marketing with its seasoned knowledge of Aerosmith's fan base to launch a VIP experience campaign in Japan that resulted in rapid sellouts or near sellouts of the most popular Aerosmith VIP experience packages in all markets of Aerosmith's Japanese tour MarketWire

Oracle Successfully Completes Continua Health Alliance Interoperability Testing
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

BridgeSTOR Announces Dedupe Card for Microsoft DPM 2010
BridgeSTOR, LLC, redefining the cost per terabyte equation through a family of advanced data reduction products, today announced its Dedupe Card for Microsoft DPM 2010 MarketWire

Ronn Motor Company Announces Move to Pink Sheets Top Tier Status With OTC Markets Group
Ronn Motor Company (PINKSHEETS: RNNM) announced today that it has been given top tier designation with OTC Markets Group as "Pink Sheets Current Information" pursuant to the OTC Markets Group's Guidelines for providing adequate current information. The "Current Information" category is based on the level of disclosure made publicly available through the OTC Disclosure & News Service MarketWire

Alvine Pharmaceuticals Announces Upcoming Presentation of Phase 2a ALV003 Data in Patients With Celiac Disease
Alvine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that data from its Phase 2a trial of ALV003 in patients with celiac disease will be presented at the 19th United European Gastroenterology Week (UEGW) in Stockholm. Details of the presentation follow: MarketWire

Goodbye, Hard Drive: Bitcasa Introduces Infinite Storage on Your Desktop, Signs 50K Private Beta Users in 48 Hours
As one of seven finalists at TechCrunch Disrupt last week, Bitcasa CEO and co-founder Tony Gauda took to the stage to introduce the world to Infinite Storage, a breakthrough in online data management. Bitcasa (www.bitcasa MarketWire

Silver Tail Systems Receives Strategic Investment From Citi Ventures
Silver Tail Systems, Inc., the leading provider of predictive analytics for detection and prevention of fraud and abuse for some of the world's leading websites, today announced that it has secured an additional round of funding from Citi Ventures. Citi Ventures is a unit of the global financial services company Citigroup MarketWire

Media Alert: Velti to Lead Workshop at OMMA Global New York
Velti (NASDAQ: VELT), the leading global provider of mobile marketing and advertising technology, announced today that Trevor Hamilton, vice president of Eastern Region, mobile marketing solutions, Velti, will be leading a workshop at the 2011 OMMA Global New York on Sept. 26 MarketWire Announces "Best Video Sermon" Contest: Grand Prize $500.00, a Roanoke-based website developed by Higher Power Media Corporation, is requesting submissions for Video Sermons from Pastors of Christian Churches everywhere. The contest runs between 9/23/2011 through 11/30/2011 and the Grand Prize Winner will receive five hundred dollars ($500.00). Participants may submit as many Video Sermons as they would like to www MarketWire

VIRxSYS Issued Third U.S. Patent This Year for Its Spliceosome-Mediated RNA Trans-Splicing (SMaRT(TM)) Program; Breakthrough RNA Therapeutic Platform
VIRxSYS Corporation, a Maryland-based biotechnology company, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a third patent to VIRxSYS in the past six months for the Company's proprietary RNA therapeutic platform also known as SMaRT™ MarketWire

Rally Marketing Group Announces New Client and Office Location
Rally Marketing Group, an integrated marketing and promotions agency focused on real-life brand experiences, is excited to announce its newest client and new office located in Seattle's central business district. The Seattle-based company is expanding its roster with 7-Eleven®. MarketWire

Foreign Firms Top List of Russia's Leading Money Managers, Says Institutional Investor
The two largest fund managers in Moscow are foreign-controlled firms, reflecting growing international interest in investing in Russia, according to Institutional Investor magazine. MarketWire

Sidera Networks to Present at COMPTEL PLUS Fall 2011 Convention & EXPO
Sidera Networks, the premier provider of fiber optic-based network solutions, today announces its Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Lorin Dorco, will be speaking at the COMPTEL PLUS Fall 2011 Convention & EXPO, October 2-5, 2011, at the Gaylord Palms Hotel and Convention Center in Orlando. MarketWire

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Selects iclicker2 Classroom Response System
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has selected iclicker2 as its centrally supported classroom response system. Starting in fall 2011, Illinois will transition to the iclicker2 remote which offers full alphanumeric functionality and an LCD screen. MarketWire

Inogen Selects Oracle to Transform Customer Experiences
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Colorado Goldfields Inc. "Uranium Dynamics in the News Part 1" -- $2.6 Billion per Year Uranium Demand Rising Like Never Before -- Relevant Information for Company Shareholders
Colorado Goldfields Inc. (OTCQB: CGFIA) (PINKSHEETS: CGFIA) announces today the commencement of a continuing series titled "Uranium Dynamics in the News MarketWire

Hadley Group Technology Selects MSC Software's Marc

Ashampoo(R) MouseTracer - Keeping Track of Your Mouse
Whether it is just for fun or for interesting statistical data, the Ashampoo MouseTracer provides information about the performance of the mouse in an entertaining way. The user interface gives a clear overview of the distance covered on that day, the total distance and the current speed of the mouse MarketWire

New Drilling Supports Partial Underground Scenario at Seabridge Gold's Mitchell Deposit
Seabridge Gold (TSX: SEA)(NYSE Amex: SA) reported today that five geotechnical holes drilled this summer at KSM's Mitchell deposit could dramatically reshape the project's design, improve its economics and reduce its potential impact on the environment. Located in northwestern British Columbia, Seabridge's 100% owned KSM is Canada's largest undeveloped gold project. MarketWire

ColoHouse Welcomes Internap's TCP Acceleration Service With XIP(TM)
ColoHouse, Miami's Premier Carrier Neutral Data Center, today announced the availability of Accelerated IP, "XIP," a service-based Internet traffic accelerator from Internap, a provider of intelligent IT Infrastructure services. MarketWire

MacroSolve Files Suit Against Seven Companies, Including AT&T and Citigroup, for Infringement of Its Mobile App Patent
MacroSolve, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MCVE) (OTCQB: MCVE) ("MacroSolve" or the "Company"), a leading provider of mobile technologies, apps and solutions for business, today announced it has filed suit against the following seven companies on September 15, 2011 for infringement of its U.S. Patent No. 7,822,816: MarketWire

Elissa Resources Ltd. Joins OTCQX
Elissa Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: ELI)(OTCQX: ELSRF)(PINK SHEETS: ELSRF) ("Elissa" or the "Company") is pleased to announce its common shares have been called to trade on the OTC Markets Group highest tier, OTCQX International, under the ticker symbol "ELSRF". OTC Markets Group Inc MarketWire

The Co-operators-Home Protection Tips from Home Insurance Experts
Your home is much more than just a collection of walls and a roof. It is your comfort zone, where you can relax and truly be yourself. Your home is a treasure trove of cherished memories and the place where you and your loved ones truly grow as a family. So when it comes to protecting your home, what matters is more than just possessions MarketWire

Mindjet Connect Launch Fueled With 200,000+ Application Downloads Globally
Mindjet®, the company that improves how people work together, today announced the general availability of Mindjet Connect®, their cloud-based collaborative work management platform, and MindManager® 2012 for Windows®, the most powerful version of the world's leading visual information software. MarketWire

Metso's new technology center will be opened on September 22, 2011 in Vantaa, Finland
Metso Corporation's press release on September 22, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. localtime Strong demand in valves globally The opening ceremony of Metso's new technology center takes place today inVantaa. The fastest growing markets of the facility, which is specializedinmanufacturing of engineered industrial valves, are the Middle East andChina MarketWire

BabyCentre's "2011 21st Century Mum Report" Reveals Insights Into the Behaviours and Attitudes of Today's Mum
BabyCenter, LLC, the leading online global resource for expectant and new mothers, announced today at the ad:tech London event the results of their "2011 21st Century Mum Report," a vivid portrait of modern motherhood. BabyCentre reaches over 2 million mums each month in the UK and is the largest mum community: BabyCentre reaches 85% of new and expectant UK mums MarketWire

Suntron Corporation Awarded Multiple 2011 Arizona Corporate Excellence (ACE) Awards
Suntron Corporation, a leader in the area of integrated Electronics Manufacturing Solutions (EMS) and Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) Embedded Computing Solutions with facilities across the US and Mexico, announced today it has received Arizona Corporate Excellence awards in multiple categories MarketWire

G8 Signs Agreement With Sabre Red

NECA-IBEW Contractors Use Thermography to Increase Efficiency, Mitigate Risks, a Feature of "Industry Today" on
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Thermography is a technology that allows contractors to identify potential issues with equipment and electrical components before serious problems occur. This episode of "Industry Today" explores how NECA-IBEW contractors use thermography to help increase efficiencies in buildings and equipment, as well as mitigate risks. MarketWire

North American Forest Products Industry Spends Robust $1.4 Billion in Fourth-Quarter Construction Starts, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Fourth-quarter estimates for the North American forest products industry are ahead of earlier projections that placed end-of-the-year spending at a reduced level as a result of the sluggish economy MarketWire

EnviroXtract Continues Stock Restructuring and Plans Environmental Cleanup of Mining Tailings
EnviroXtract, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: EVXA) reinforces its commitment to restructure the Company's stock by further reducing the number of issued and outstanding Common shares. An additional 1.925 billion shares of its Common stock have been voluntarily surrendered to the Company for cancellation MarketWire

Chiropractors Provide Natural Pain Management for Kirkland Auto Injury Patients
Healthquest Chiropractic & Wellness Center in Kirkland, Washington announced its successful record of treating patients for motor vehicle accident injuries, including whiplash. Led by chiropractor Dr. William Marson, the Kirkland wellness team provides natural pain management for auto accident victims through chiropractic adjustments, acupuncture and massage treatments. Dr MarketWire

San Jose Chiropractor Announces New Website for Patients
San Jose chiropractic facility, Insight Chiropractic, has announced their newly redesigned website, located online at The facility serves the San Jose, Los Gatos, Saratoga, Campbell, and Cupertino communities in California. The website has been newly remodeled with the goal of being an educational resource for patients and potential patients MarketWire

The Online Trust Alliance Announces "Why Your Browser Matters" in Support of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month
NIST Cybersecurity Education Workshop -- The Online Trust Alliance (OTA) today announced "Why Your Browser Matters," a framework for websites to create "teachable moments" for site visitors, raising awareness of the security, privacy, and performance risks of using outdated browsers MarketWire

Sports Insights Sports Betting Software Shows Public Betting Trends
Sports Insights, the leading provider of innovative sports betting software is pleased to kick off the 2011 football season with the release of Live Odds 3.0. Live Odds 3 MarketWire

Cubic Wins U.S. Marine Corps Laser Engagement Training Systems Contract
Cubic Defense Applications, the defense systems business unit of Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB), has been awarded a $49 million indefinite delivery type contract from the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command to supply an advanced Instrumented-Tactical Engagement Simulation System (I-TESS II). MarketWire

DSM - repurchase of shares (15-21 September 2011)
Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, hasrepurchased 404,055 of its own shares in the period from 15 September 2011up toand including 21 September 2011 at an average price of EUR 32.52. This isinaccordance with the repurchase, covering existing option plans, announcedon 7September 2011. The consideration of this repurchase was EUR 13.1 million MarketWire

dmexco 2011: The Digital Business Is Pushing the Global Economy
The first day of the dmexco clearly demonstrated how great an influence digital networking is in the meantime having on all of the industries and branches of the global economy. As an important indicator of this development, the unabated growth of the online advertising investments, which compared to last year rose by a further 16% up to 6 MarketWire

Deloitte Belgium Implements Juniper Networks Wireless LAN to Deliver Fast, Reliable and Secure Network
Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) today announced that Deloitte Belgium, the largest accounting and consulting organization in Belgium, has deployed Juniper Networks® WLC2800 WLAN Controllers and WLA522 wireless LAN access points to deliver a fast, reliable, secure network that provides highly flexible working solutions for its employees and visitors. MarketWire

Nokia appoints Henry Tirri Chief Technology Officer and member of Nokia Leadership Team
Nokia CorporationStock exchange releaseSeptember 22, 2011 at 9.30 (CET+1)Nokia announced today that Henry Tirri has been appointedexecutive vice president, Chief Technology Officer and a member of theNokiaLeadership Team, effective September 22, 2011. He reports directly toPresidentand CEO Stephen Elop MarketWire

ASSA ABLOY: Net financial impacts from the Cardo deal and accelerated program for efficiency improvements
The divestments of Cardo Flow Solutions and Lorentzen & Wettre will soon besuccessfully finalized. The net gain on the sale is estimated to amount toSEK430 M. The acquisition and integration of Crawford (the part of Cardo which isbeingconsolidated into ASSA ABLOY) is performing better than expected and thecompanyshows both growth and good profitability MarketWire

Teledyne DALSA Adds Camera Link Interface to Piranha3 16k CMOS Camera
Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release. MarketWire

FitRX and Change Institute Introduce the First National Conference for Obesity, Intervention, Treatment and Recovery
What: FitRX founder and personal transformation, behavioral health expert, Michael Cartwright's first annual Lifestyle Intervention Conference. Who: On hand to celebrate Mr MarketWire

Couch & Associates Sponsoring Eloqua Experience 2011 in San Francisco
As the 4th annual Eloqua Experience kicks off this October, C&A has announced a sponsorship deal with leading marketing automation software platform, Eloqua, as an official AppCloud sponsor of the 2011 event. MarketWire

The Medicines Company to Participate in the Jefferies 2011 Global Healthcare Conference in London
The Medicines Company (NASDAQ: MDCO) will present at the Jefferies 2011 Global Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, September 28th, in London beginning at 8:00am. Clive Meanwell, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will provide a company overview. MarketWire

TIBCO Software Grows License Revenue by 29% and Total Revenue by 24% Over Q3 2010
TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) today announced results for its third fiscal quarter, which ended on August 28, 2011. MarketWire

Okmetic Oyj        ANNOUNCEMENT         22.9.2011  SHARE REPURCHASE 22.9.2011 In the Helsinki Stock Exchange   Trade date22.9.2011 Bourse tradeBUYShareOKM1VAmount5.000sharesTotal cost22 GlobeNewswire

Appointments in Huhtamaki Group

AboveNet Connects to DuPont Fabros Technology's Data Center in Santa Clara, California

Kesko's climate change work receives international recognition
KESKO CORPORATION PRESS RELEASE 22.09.2011 AT 14.30 GlobeNewswire

Biofrontera delivers final documents for processing the last open issues in the drug application of BF-200 ALA
Biofrontera AG /Biofrontera delivers final documents for processing the last open issues in the drug application of BF-200 ALA . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Fire incident at Ahlstrom's Mozzate plant in Italy
A fire broke out at Ahlstrom's Mozzate wipes fabrics plant in Italy and caused damage to one of the production lines. GlobeNewswire

Metso's new technology center will be opened on September 22, 2011 in Vantaa, Finland
Metso Corporation's press release on September 22, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. local time GlobeNewswire

BonTerra Resources Inc. /FUGRO COMMENCES AIRBORNE MAGNETIC SURVEY OF THE SYMPHONY PROPERTY IN BRITISH COLUMBIA . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Transmission manufacturers shift up a gear and become more global
EUROFORUM Deutschland SE /Transmission manufacturers shift up a gear and become more global. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

The Church of Norway chooses EDB ErgoGroup
(Oslo, 21 September 2011) EDB ErgoGroup is to maintain the Church of Norway's membership register for the next three years. The company anticipates total revenue in the order of NOK 6 million over the course of the contract. GlobeNewswire

Veidekke building test facility for Statoil at Kårstø
 Veidekke Entreprenør AS has entered into a contract with Statoil ASA in connection with the construction of a new test facility for a subsea compressor at K-lab on Kårstø. The total value of the contract is approx. NOK 115 million, excluding VAT. GlobeNewswire

Net financial impacts from the Cardo deal and accelerated program for efficiency improvements
The divestments of Cardo Flow Solutions and Lorentzen & Wettre will soon be successfully finalized. The net gain on the sale is estimated to amount to SEK 430 M. GlobeNewswire

Operational excellence in focus at Telenor's Capital Markets Day 2011
(Fornebu, Norway - 22 September 2011) As Telenor kicks off its annual Capital Markets Day (CMD) at Fornebu today, operational excellence is in focus. Telenor aims to leverage its global scale to drive value creation in the coming years. On stage, the company's top executives will deliver Telenor's strategic objectives towards 2013.   GlobeNewswire

EDB ErgoGroup certified as a Cisco Gold Partner in Norway
(Oslo, 22 September 2011) EDB ErgoGroup is certified as a Cisco Gold Partner in Norway. GlobeNewswire

Imtech to expand its ICT activities in south-east Asia
Gouda - Imtech (technical services provider in Europe) is increasing its 50% interest in its ICT subsidiary F&M Asia to 100%, giving it total control over its growing ICT activities in south-east Asia. The deal will entail the acquisition by Imtech of the remaining shares currently held by its partner, ALK Holdings & Management GlobeNewswire

Norwegian employees want their own choice of mobile phone and computer equipment
(Oslo, 22 September 2011) Employees of Norwegian companies are no longer content to let their employer decide which mobile phone and computer equipment they use for their work. In a survey carried out by Synovate for EDB ErgoGroup, 77% of respondents said that they would prefer to make their own choice of mobile phone for work rather than letting their employer decide for them GlobeNewswire

Origin Enterprises Plc - Full Year Results FY 2011
ARYZTA AG /Origin Enterprises Plc - Full Year Results FY 2011. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Presentation at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference 2011
22 September 2011, Lysaker, Norway: VP IR and Communications Hamed Brodersen gave a presentation of Pronova BioPharma at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference 2011. The presentation was held in New York, USA. GlobeNewswire

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