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Food inflation rises to 9.13 pct, Pranab Mukherjee expresses concern
With food inflation inching up to 9.13 percent for the week that ended on September 17, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday termed the rise in food inflation to be a matter of grave concern. ANI

Private Banker International Announces 2011 Finalists in Prestigious Awards for Global Wealth Industry
Private Banker International (PBI), the leading journal for the global wealth management industry has announced the finalists for the 2011 Private Banker International Global Wealth Awards, held in conjunction with the 21st PBI Wealth Summit.Theaward winners will be announced and presented at the Awards Gala Dinner on Thursday, 13th October 2011 at 2000h at Raffles Hotel Singapore ACN Newswire

Habitat for Humanity Philippines Launches Appeal to Assist Those Affected by Typhoon Nesat
Habitat for Humanity Philippines has launched an appeal to assist thousands of families devastated by Typhoon Nesat. Nesat, (called Pedring in the Philippines) struck Luzon, Philippines' largest island, on Tuesday (27 September), killing more than 30people and affecting around 500,000 ACN Newswire The Revenue of U.S. Internet Advertising in the First Half Reached $ 14.9 Billion
According to the recent research of, the U.S. Internet Advertising Bureau released statistics showing that the revenue of the Internet advertising in the first half of this year reached $ 14.9 billion, a record high. It is an increase of 23.2% compared with the revenue of $ 12.1 billion in the same period of last year. (http://www.chinapackagenet ACN Newswire

DOCOMO and Orange to Procure Smartphone from Sharp
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it will procure an Android smartphone from Sharp Corporation together with Orange, one of the world's leading telecommunications operators, marking the first time for an overseas operator to deploy a DOCOMO smartphone ACN Newswire

DOCOMO Deploys Two Large-Zone Base Stations in Tokai Region
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it installed two large-zone base stations for mobile coverage during emergencies in the downtown areas of Nagoya and Gifu cities, two of the more densely populated areas in the Tokai Region between Tokyo and Osaka, which historically has been struck by major earthquakes. Both base stations became operational on September 28 ACN Newswire

MHI and MC to Collaborate with Indonesia in Large-scale Substitute Natural Gas Synthesis Project Using Low Rank Coal
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd ACN Newswire

MHI to Participate in International Collaboration Program to Develop PW1100G-JM Engine for Airbus A320neo
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) will participate in the development of PW1100G-JM, a next-generation engine for the A320neo, a single-aisle aircraft which Airbus is developing with the aim of entering into service from 2015 ACN Newswire

Are PR Practitioners Losing Their Foothold in the Ever Changing Media Landscape?
The democratisation of the media landscape has resulted in millions of people utilising social media platforms as bridges of communications and crucial stages for frequent exchange of information ACN Newswire

CASBAA Scorecard for Pay-TV Regs
CASBAA today released its Regulating for Growth 2011 analysis and compendium of Asian pay-TV rules and regulations."The objective of the study is to highlight the fact that effective regulation results in stronger market growth and the directionin which governments must move in order to tap that economic potential," said Marcel Fenez, Chairman, CASBAA ACN Newswire

Corn Products International to Release 2011 Third Quarter Financial Results and Hold Conference Call on Thursday, October 27, 2011
Corn Products International, Inc. (NYSE: CPO), a leading global provider of ingredient solutions to diversified industries, today announced that it will release its 2011 third-quarter financial results for the period ended September 30, 2011, beforethe market opens on Thursday, October 27, 2011.Corn Products will conduct a conference call on October 27 at 8:00 a.m ACN Newswire

RIFCO Inc (TSXV:RFC) Reports Record Loan Origination Growth - Video Summary Posted on
Vancouver, British Columbia, September 28, 2011 - RIFCO Inc (TSXV:RFC) has produced another period of solid earnings and is reporting record loan origination growth for the three months ended June 30, has produced a ""video news alert"" about RIFCO. If this link is not enabled, please visit and enter ""RIFCO"" in the search box ACN Newswire

Thomson Reuters Announces US$350 Million Note Offering
Thomson Reuters (TSX/NYSE: TRI), the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced the offering of US$350 million of 3.95% notes due 2021. The offering is expected to close on October 5, 2011, subject to customary closing conditions ACN Newswire

ST-Ericsson and metaio to Extend Collaboration in Mobile Augmented Reality
ST-Ericsson, a world leader in wireless platforms and semiconductors, and metaio, a world leader in augmented reality solutions, announced today their commitment to intensify their collaboration to drive innovation in mobile augmented reality ACN Newswire

WESTCHESTER, IL., September 28, 2011 - Corn Products International, Inc. (NYSE: CPO), a leading global provider of ingredient solutions to diversified industries, today announced that it will release its 2011 third-quarter financial results for the period ended September 30, 2011, before the market opens on Thursday, October 27, 2011 ACN Newswire

Q to ChaCha: "Did Nancy Grace Have a Wardrobe Malfunction?"
ChaCha, the #1 free real-time question-and-answer service, is the go-to source for news and rumors in the entertainment industry. Fall television premieres are underway, and ChaCha users are excited about the new season. Recent trends have revealed the favorites among ChaCha users; the most popular shows are "Family Guy," "Dancing With the Stars," "Two and a Half Men," and "The Office." MarketWire

Siga Resources Places Closing of Montauban Acquisition on Hold
Siga Resources (OTCBB: SGAE) announces that as a result of due diligence and other information provided by third parties, it has placed the finalization and share issue for the acquisition of the previously announced Montauban tailings project on hold until further notice. MarketWire

Renowned Terra Cotta Warriors Return to Bowers Museum: "Warriors, Tombs and Temples" Makes U.S. Debut October 1st With More Than 150 Newly Discovered Chinese Works of Art
Bowers Museum welcomed Chinese officials and media to an exclusive preview of its much anticipated exhibition "Warriors, Tombs and Temples: China's Enduring Legacy" Thursday, Sept. 29, in preparation for its U.S. premiere that opens to the public Saturday, Oct. 1, at 10 a.m. MarketWire

ChaCha Asks: "What Movie Are You Going to See This Weekend?"
ChaCha users are social leaders and early-adopters of new trends, technology. They are also among the first to see new movies. ChaCha asked frequent movie-goers what they are planning on seeing this weekend MarketWire

Don't Miss Big Savings at Canopy Lane by William Lyon Homes During the 30 Homes in 30 Days Event Before It Ends on October 9th, 2011
Time is running out for buyers to participate in the 30 Homes in 30 Days Event at Canopy Lane by William Lyon Homes and enjoy enormous savings MarketWire

Don't Miss the Last Opportunity to Take Advantage of Special Reduced Year-End Pricing at The Ranch by William Lyon Homes
First-time homebuyers should hurry to The Ranch in livable, lovable Lathrop, where they can get huge savings during the 30 Homes in 30 Days Event at this popular William Lyon Homes neighborhood MarketWire

Media Advisory: Sacramento Medal of Valor Awards Ceremony to Honor Heroes From Throughout the State -- Both Civilian and Professional First Responders
On Friday, September 30, 2011, California State Firefighters' Association (CSFA) will recognize firefighters, peace officers and civilians from throughout the state who have exhibited great courage in order to save the life of another. CSFA will present these heroes with the prestigious CSFA Medal of Valor at a dinner banquet at the Capitol Plaza Holiday Inn, 300 J Street in Sacramento MarketWire

Monarch Casino to Acquire Riviera Black Hawk
Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc MarketWire

PeopleBrowsr Launches Kred, Measurable Influence and Outreach
PeopleBrowsr, an industry leader in social analytics, today previewed Kred, a revolutionary new way to measure influence. Kred is the first social scoring system to provide people with a comprehensive, contextual score for their Influence and Outreach within affinity-based communities. MarketWire

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. Extends Exchange Offer for 7.75% Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2019
Casella Waste Systems, Inc., (NASDAQ: CWST) announced today that it extended the expiration date of its offer to exchange up to $200,000,000 of new 7.75% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2019 (the "new notes") that have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933 for an equal amount of outstanding unregistered 7.75% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2019 (the "old notes") MarketWire

Entis Mechanical Services, LLC of Houston Inks Deal on Two New Contracts for HVAC Installation and Specialized Piping Services
Entis Mechanical Services, LLC of Houston signs new contract with Evolve Infrastructure to provide HVAC Services for their Lone Star College and Select Energy Data Center projects. Entis will provide specialized piping services for the data center-specific HVAC equipment, a unique niche that has spurred growth for Entis despite the sluggish economy. MarketWire

Chevron Sanctions $29 Billion Wheatstone Project in Western Australia, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources Australia (Perth, Australia) -- Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) (San Ramon, California) sanctioned the $29 billion Wheatstone project in the West Australian Pilbara region just days after the Australian federal government granted environmental approval MarketWire

/ KILL - Alliant Insurance Services
Editors and other readers are advised to disregard the news release entitled "Employee Benefits Broker Ray Gallagher Joins Alliant Insurance Services as Senior VP in Los Angeles Office," issued Wednesday, September 28, by Alliant Insurance Services. The release was issued in error by the company. MarketWire

PMAC Lending Services, Inc. Announces New CEO Appointment
PMAC Lending Services, Inc. ("PMAC"), a leading provider of mortgage banking services to consumers, mortgage brokers, real estate and financial service professionals, announced the appointment of Brian Witham as the Chief Executive Officer of PMAC, effective immediately. MarketWire

Geni Creates First Comprehensive Genealogy Service With Record Providers and
Geni, the collaborative family history community home to the largest, most accurate "World Family Tree," today made documents from both the and records databases available quickly and easily to Geni members through profile-based alerts. MarketWire

Technology Credit Union Opens New Branch in Palo Alto
Technology Credit Union (Tech CU), among the top 1.5 percent of the nation's largest credit unions, is pleased to announce the opening of its newest financial center, located at 490 South California in Palo Alto MarketWire

PHS Community Services Society: Supreme Court to Rule on Canada's Supervised Drug Injection Site
The Supreme Court of Canada will deliver a ruling Friday that will determine whether North America's only supervised injection site continues to operate with protection from the Canadian constitution MarketWire

Business App Enables 1,000 Custom Services, Reaches Milestone
Skycore LLC, developers of the self-service codeREADr platform, today announced reaching the milestone of 1,000 custom services created by developers, businesses, educators and government institutions for tracking & validating barcodes using the codeREADr smartphone scanning app. MarketWire

Li-ion Motors Corp.
In the news release, "Li-ion Motors Corp. (OTCBB: LMCO) (FRANKFURT: LL9L) Signs Acquisition Letter of Intent With Red Roadster Corporation, a Nevada Corporation" issued Monday, September 26, by Li-ion Motors Corp. (OTCBB: LMCO) (FRANKFURT: LL9L), we are advised by the company that the Contact Information has been updated. Complete corrected text follows. MarketWire

Semitech Debuts Multi-Standard OFDM Narrowband Power Line Communication Chip for Smart Grid Applications
Semitech Semiconductor, a provider of power line communications (PLC) solutions that enable the transformation of the electricity grid into a smart grid, today announced its new SM2400 device MarketWire

Travelliance and Nationwide Hospitality, Inc. Merge to Form Largest Crew and Employee Travel Management Company in Airline Industry
Travelliance (formerly LJK Companies, Inc.) (, a full-service lodging and transportation management company specializing in crew and employee travel management and parent company to LodgeX Airline Solutions, Outsource Administrators, Inc. (OAI) and Intermotel Leasing, has merged with Nationwide Hospitality (NHI, Inc.) (www.nationwidehospitality MarketWire Turns Profitable as Year Over Year Revenue Surges 346% and Debt Drops $2.8 Million, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SEEK) today announced that it posted an operating profit during its third quarter for the first time in the history of the Company on record revenue growth. MarketWire

Woman's Day Shines a Spotlight on Clever Container and the Growing Popularity of At-Home Shopping Parties
Woman's Day magazine put the spotlight on home shopping parties in their October 17 issue, featuring information about three up-and-coming companies in the direct selling industry, including the Clever Container Company. What makes Clever Container unique is their focus on one of today's hottest trends: home organizing. MarketWire

Fulton Financial Corporation Announces Dates for Third Quarter Earnings Release and Webcast
Fulton Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: FULT) today announced that it will distribute its third quarter 2011 earnings news release and accompanying charts on Tuesday, October 18 at approximately 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. MarketWire

B.o.B Soars to the Top of the iTunes Chart With "Strange Clouds"
Rebel Rock/Grand Hustle/Atlantic recording artist B.o.B proudly announces that his new single, "Strange Clouds," which features rapper Lil Wayne, has topped both of iTunes' Hip-Hop/R&B and Top Songs charts, only 2 days after it was released to the digital music retailer; listen to "Strange Clouds" here: The Dr MarketWire

The Social Agenda: The Pivot Conference Announces Its Full Speaker Lineup and Agenda, October 17th and 18th, New York City
The Pivot Conference today announced its full program and speaker line-up. Pivot, the only conference focused purely on how major brands, agencies, marketers and content creators can succeed by understanding, accessing and influencing the emerging Social Consumer, takes place at the Crowne Plaza Times Square on October 17th and 18th, 2011 MarketWire

Beverage Trends Create Opportunity With Customized Promotional Products From EmbroidMe
Americans are gravitating to a greater sense of environmental consciousness, placing companies in an actionable position to capitalize on the resulting consumer shift with customized promotional products. Trends indicate that people are increasingly using reusable water bottles for rehydration rather than purchasing water in disposable containers MarketWire

Potential Exists for Biomass Exports via Lake Erie Ports
Through the efforts of the Economic Development Corporation of Erie County, worldwide exports of biomass through the Great Lakes could become a reality for northwest Pennsylvania. The EDCEC is redeveloping two ports on Lake Erie in addition to promoting the benefits of woody biomass export to potential companies wishing to relocate MarketWire

San Francisco Mayor Lee Unveils New Logo & Vision at SF's Asian Art Museum
The Asian Art Museum introduced a new look and artistic vision Tuesday morning, as San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee joined museum director Jay Xu to unveil the museum's new brand and logo that aims to engage a broader audience and spark connections across cultures and through time MarketWire

Media Advisory: PDAC President on Opportunities for Aboriginal Communities in Mineral Exploration & Mining
"We are in an exciting era where Aboriginal people are playing a greater role in the mineral industry," says Dr. Scott Jobin-Bevans, President of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC). MarketWire

Noel-Levitz: New Trend Study Examines College Student Satisfaction and Priorities Between 1995 and 2010
Despite economic, technological, demographic, and academic changes that have swept through higher education, college students today tend to be more satisfied than their counterparts from 15 years ago. MarketWire

Northwest Pipe Company's Houston Facility Receives API License
Northwest Pipe Company (NASDAQ: NWPX), an industry leader of engineered welded steel pipe and tube products, recently completed the American Petroleum Institute's (API) audit for 5CT at its Houston facility. MarketWire

Urban Pace Announces DC Certified Business Enterprise Designation

Eileen Koch & Company Welcomes Studio Lux: The Paramount of Architectural Lighting and Design
Eileen Koch & Company is pleased to welcome Studio Lux (, an internationally recognized leader in architectural lighting design. Led by founder Christopher Thompson, Studio Lux has earned a reputation for successfully crafting designs with precision and an artistic approach MarketWire

Rising Costs Squeeze Michigan Retailers
More than 75 percent of Michigan retailers say they are unable in the current marketplace to pass along the majority of cost increases on the goods they purchase, according to the latest Michigan Retail Index survey conducted by Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. MarketWire

Christmas Cards Company The Gallery Collection Expands Product Line
The Gallery Collection, a business greeting cards company, is excited to announce the addition of two brand new card lines to its extensive offering of personalized Christmas cards -- editable text cards and City Scene cards. MarketWire

Seven Arts Entertainment Inc. Receives Letter From NASDAQ and Announces Completion of Big Jake Music Acquisition
Seven Arts Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ: SAPX) ("Seven Arts") today announced it has completed the acquisition of all of the capital stock of Big Jake Music ("BJM"), a newly formed record and multi-media entertainment company, for $5,000,000 of convertible preferred stock, convertible into common stock at a premium to the market price at closing, and which is subject to restricted holding periods. MarketWire

eQuest Releases Employment Index Results for August, 2011
eQuest today announced its employment findings for August, 2011 as published in its Employment Index. MarketWire

CalAmp Reports Fiscal 2012 Second Quarter Results
CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ: CAMP), a leading provider of wireless products, services and solutions, today reported results for its fiscal 2012 second quarter ended August 31, 2011. Key elements include: MarketWire

Cisco and Siriraj Piyamaharajkarun Hospital Collaborate on Thailand's Hospital of the Future
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) and Siriraj Piyamaharajkarun Hospital (SiPH), one of the oldest public and teaching hospitals in Thailand, today announced a collaboration to develop the 'Hospital of the Future MarketWire

Tastemaker Little Lady Foods Opens Expanded Culinary Center
Little Lady Foods, who recently expanded to new corporate headquarters, has put the finishing touches on a new culinary center. A leader in specialty frozen food manufacturing, the Company specializes in the creation of premium pizzas, gourmet sandwiches and handheld items for many of the nation's leading food service and retail brands. MarketWire

Mogul Energy Announces the Staking of the Kunitz Well #1, San Patricio County, Texas
Mogul Energy International, Inc. ("Mogul") (OTCBB: MGUY) has filed for a drilling permit with the Texas Railroad Commission to drill the Kunitz Well #1 in San Patricio County, Texas. The well, to be permitted to a total depth of 7,850 feet, is approximately 3.5 miles northwest of Sinton in the J. Pollen Survey A-23. MarketWire

Nationally Recognized Executive Search Firm, Reilly Partners, Adds Two Managing Directors
Reilly Partners, a privately-held retained executive search firm dedicated to high-caliber identification, assessment and recruitment of the world's most talented business leaders, has announced the addition of two senior managing directors to its team. MarketWire

Four Days Left to Enjoy the L.A. County Fair's Food, Shopping and Fun
With exciting exhibits, entertainment, concerts and rides, the L.A. County Fair enters into its final week! Angelenos won't want to miss one last chance to enjoy the diverse fun at the Fair, the perfect destination for families and friends. MarketWire

CT Realty Investors Sells Two Office Buildings at Citrus Park West to County of Riverside
Aliso Viejo, Calif.-based CT Realty Investors Inc. ( has sold two office buildings at its 43-acre Citrus Park West business park in Riverside, Calif., to the County of Riverside for $6.6 million. The Citrus Park West transaction is the second Inland Empire sale for CT Realty Investors in as many weeks. MarketWire Announces Preliminary Results for the Third Quarter 2011 (NASDAQ: SPRT), a leading provider of cloud-based technology services and software, today announced preliminary unaudited financial results for the quarter ending September 30, 2011. MarketWire

Edwards Lifesciences Comments on CMS National Coverage Analysis of Transcatheter Heart Valves
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, today issued the following statement regarding the initiation of a National Coverage Analysis of transcatheter aortic valve replacement by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS): MarketWire

Banking Industry Veteran Stuart Bailey Joins First Foundation Bank
Stuart Bailey has joined First Foundation Bank ("FFB") as a Vice President, Private Banker. FFB is wholly owned subsidiary of First Foundation Inc. ("First Foundation"), a financial firm since 1990 that provides integrated investment management, wealth planning, consulting, trust and banking services. Mr MarketWire

Yankees Playoff Tickets on Sale at TicketLiquidator
TicketLiquidator today announced that New York Yankees playoff tickets are available for purchase at With the Yankees facing the Detroit Tigers for a chance at the 2011 World Series, Yankee playoff tickets are some of the year's hottest sellers. MarketWire

USDA Announces More Than 160 Payments to Biofuel Companies
A number of pellet manufacturers are included in a list of companies that will receive payments from the USDA to expand production and availability of both solid and liquid biofuels. MarketWire

First Annual LA County Bike Summit Explores Strategies for Healthy Communities
Los Angeles County officials and city staff will convene on September 30 for the first-ever Creating a Bicycle Friendly LA County Summit MarketWire

CHC Helicopter Orders 20 Additional Eurocopter EC225s, Expanding World's Largest Fleet of Super Puma Family Helicopters
CHC Helicopter has ordered and will incorporate 20 more Eurocopter EC225 Super Puma twin-engine helicopters into its operations over the next several years, CHC and Eurocopter announced today. MarketWire

Tigers Playoff Tickets on Sale at TicketLiquidator
TicketLiquidator today announced that Detroit Tigers playoff tickets are available for purchase at The Tigers face the New York Yankees for a chance at the 2011 World Series, and Detroit playoff tickets are some of the year's hottest sellers. MarketWire

RadioShack Receives Editor's Choice Award at Second Annual World Maker Faire
Returning to its Do-It-Yourself roots, RadioShack® was awarded the Maker Faire Editor's Choice Award at the recent second annual World Maker Faire. Held at the New York Hall of Science Sept. 17-18, Maker Faire was an unforgettable weekend of science, art and DIY culture in a festival atmosphere. MarketWire

BOMA International Releases New ADA Standards Compliance Guidebook
The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International has released a new guidebook, Guide to the 2010 ADA Standards, to help architects, space planners, property managers and other property professionals meet the new requirements of the 2010 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) MarketWire

Jean-Michel Cousteau Fiji Islands Resort Receives World Travel Award for Sustainability
Jean-Michel Cousteau Fiji Islands Resort announces the World Travel Awards has named it "Australasia's Leading Green Hotel" in 2011. In the selection process, 213,000 travel industry professionals in more than 160 countries worldwide voted for the most excellent travel providers MarketWire

Ranch for Sale in Arapahoe County to Offer Development Opportunities in I-70 Growth Corridor
Pauls Development East has recently decided to sell its 2,400-acre ranch in Arapahoe County -- according to Kent Dawkins of the Van Schaack Land Company, which is representing the real estate listing. MarketWire

Phillies Playoff Tickets on Sale at TicketLiquidator
TicketLiquidator today announced that Philadelphia Phillies playoff tickets are available for purchase at The Phillies face the St Louis Cardinals in the NLDS for a chance at selling World Series tickets, and Philadelphia Phillies playoff tickets are some of the year's hottest sellers according to TicketLiquidator's internal reports. MarketWire

Fourth 'Fore A Cure' Golf Tournament Set Nov. 14 at Santa Ana Country Club to Fund Cystinosis Research
The Cystinosis Research Foundation is holding its fourth Fore A Cure, Natalie's Wish golf tournament Monday, Nov. 14, 2011 at the Santa Ana Country Club. All proceeds will fund research to find a cure for cystinosis, a rare metabolic disease that afflicts 500 children and young adults in the United States and 2,000 worldwide. MarketWire

Pierre L'Hoest leaves EVS
Liège (Belgium), September 29, 2011 - EVS Broadcast Equipment S.A.(EuronextBrussels: EVS.BR, Bloomberg: EVS BB, Reuters: EVSB.BR) (PINKSHEETS: EVBEF), theleader in Professional Digital Video applications for live, near-live andstudioTV production, today announced the departure of Pierre L'Hoest,ManagingDirector and CEO MarketWire

American Health Expands Sales and Account Management Team
American Health Holding, Inc., a multi-URAC accredited medical management service provider, announced two strategic hires. Nancy Young has been named Vice President, Sales with responsibility for the West region, and Julie Wilson was appointed Director of Account Management and Analytics. In addition, Stephanie Mills has been promoted to Regional Sales Director for the East region. MarketWire

GTDC Announces New Members, Appointment of Avnet CEO Rick Hamada as Vice Chairman
The Global Technology Distribution Council (GTDC) today announced the addition of two new members -- Copaco and Brightstar -- and the appointment of Rick Hamada, CEO of Avnet, as the organization's vice chairman MarketWire

Barrett-Jackson Announces 27 Vehicles From the Jimmy Richardson Collection for the 2012 Scottsdale Auction
Barrett-Jackson Auction Company, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, announced today that 27 vehicles from the Jimmy Richardson Collection will cross the auction block at No Reserve during the 41st Annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction, January 16-22, 2012. MarketWire

CVPS Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve Sale to Gaz Metro
With virtually no opposition, shareholders of Central Vermont Public Service Corp. (NYSE: CV) have approved the sale of the company to Gaz Métro Limited Partnership in voting that concluded this morning. Gaz Métro is the parent company of Green Mountain Power; CVPS and GMP will ultimately merge into one stronger Vermont company after the sale is completed in 2012. MarketWire

Pinnacle Security: Securing Hope Initiative to Hold Third Annual Charity Run
Pinnacle Security, a leader in the North American residential security market, today announced it will hold its Third Annual Charity Run in Rexburg, Idaho, Oct. 15 and Orem, Utah, Nov. 12 MarketWire

GI Jams Military Group Joe Speed Band Appears on Nationally Syndicated NPR Radio Program 'State of the Re:Union'
GI Jams musical group Joe Speed Band is featured on the nationally syndicated NPR program 'State of the Re:Union.' The program's producer Laura Starecheski became aware of the group from the GI Jams Compilation Album MarketWire Announces the Addition of ATOPALM 130 Plus Skin Care, the nation's leading e-commerce specialty retailer providing scientifically sound solutions for healing and maintaining healthy skin, has added the new line ATOPALM 130 Plus to its assortment of premium products. MarketWire

Rhode Island DOT Chooses Envista to Automate Coordination of Construction Projects With Utilities and Municipalities
- Envista Corporation, the world's leading provider of enterprise right-of-way (ROW) coordination solutions via the web, today announced that the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has selected the Envista Enterprise ROW Coordination Platform to manage construction projects in concert with area utility companies and Rhode Island municipalities MarketWire Announces the Addition of StriVectin-TL Skin Care, one of the most trusted online sources for high-performance luxury skin care and beauty essentials, has added the new line StriVectin-TL to its assortment of premium beauty products. MarketWire

The Library of Congress Honors Westland Resident & P2R Associates Director Ronald Louis Peterson
To help commemorate Peace Corps' 50th Anniversary, The Library of Congress last week established its Peace Corps Collection of books -- comprised of books written by 264 Peace Corps authors. Westland resident and P2R Associates Director Ronald Louis Peterson is one of them MarketWire

Atlanta Catheter Therapies Completes $2.98 Million Series A Equity Financing
Atlanta Catheter Therapies, Inc. (ACT) has raised a total of $2.98 million in Series A equity financing through an investment consortium in Chattanooga, TN. ACT is an early stage research and development medical device company with a portfolio of innovative catheter technologies targeting vascular disease and restenosis. MarketWire

Sencore Highlights Video Content Delivery Solutions at IBC 2011
Sencore, a leading provider of video content delivery, system monitoring and signal analysis solutions, recently exhibited at the 2011 IBC Show held in Amsterdam on September 9 to 13 MarketWire

BlueWater Technologies to Host Webinar "How to Make an Impact With Digital Architecture"
BlueWater Technologies, a national provider of In Store Solutions & Technology Driven Displays, Audio Visual Integration, and Meeting & Event Technology, announces its upcoming webinar, "How to Make an Impact with Digital Architecture," presented by NanoLumens. MarketWire

Semaphore Brief Describes Data Center Facilities Automation and Monitoring
Semaphore, a CSE Global company, has released a new technical document with information on applications of T-BOX RTU products for SCADA System installations in the information technology industry. Semaphore brings new technology to automation and monitoring of data centers. MarketWire

Fairmont Yangcheng Lake Launches Hairy Crab Season
To celebrate the return of one of China's best-loved seasonal delicacies, Fairmont Yangcheng Lake is offering an exceptional getaway focused on Hairy Crabs. MarketWire

Bloomberg Businessweek Names Business Empire Consulting Founders Top American Entrepreneurs
Bloomberg Businessweek named the founders of Business Empire Consulting (BEC), a Raleigh, N.C., digital marketing agency, some of America's best young entrepreneurs last week. BEC was one of 25 finalists from 2,000 nominations. MarketWire

Peoplefluent Mobile Applications Selected for Coveted "Awesome New Technologies" Spot at Upcoming HR Technology(R) Conference and Expo
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 its Workforce Explorer application has been selected for presentation during the HR Technology Conference and Expo's "Awesome New Technologies for HR" session MarketWire

Bull Smoke Electronic Cigarette Brand Honors Fire Prevention Week With Sale
Internet Research & Marketing company Beach Marketing tracks internet trends and reports about recent happenings. A hot topic has been the electronic cigarette industry. Beach Marketing is reporting that Bull Smoke is celebrating fire prevention week with a sale on its popular electronic smoking devices. MarketWire

Easy Tips for Family Dinners Deliver Big on Taste and Antioxidants
(Family Features) The weeknight rotation of go-to family dinnertime favorites just got better -- and better for you. The flavor experts in the McCormick Kitchens took up the challenge to find easy ways to add more flavor, plus antioxidants, to the top internet-searched family dinner recipes of the season with on-hand ingredients like spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. MarketWire

GreySide Group Continues Record Growth -- Signs Two New Clients
GreySide Group, an industry leader in Maritime Security, Anti-Piracy, and International Risk Management & Security, is proud to announce the signing of two additional shipping companies as new clients. The shipping companies, one Norwegian and one German, own over 100 ships, many of which transit high-risk waters in and around the Gulf of Aden MarketWire

Keystone XL to Create Over 5,100 Person Years of Employment in South Dakota
As the Department of State proceeds with its 90-day consultation period to determine if TransCanada Corporation's (TSX: TRP) (NYSE: TRP) (TransCanada) proposed Keystone XL pipeline is in the U.S MarketWire

Coffee and Wine Pairings
(Family Features) While pairing a meal with wine has been a staple of entertaining, offering coffee, wine and food pairings is an innovative twist that can take your next social gathering to a new dimension. Whether you are a foodie novice or a culinary aficionado, this easy guide uses the basic premise of wine tasting, but will open your mind (and taste buds) to coffee and food pairings. MarketWire

Interbit Data and Biscom Partner to Integrate Fax Capabilities, Facilitating Healthcare Data Access and Transfer From MEDITECH
Interbit Data, a leading provider of software and services connecting people and information for more efficient healthcare, and Biscom, a leading provider of enterprise fax software, today announced a technology partnership MarketWire

Information Builders 2011 Government Symposium to Address Optimizing Performance in Volatile Times
Information Builders, an independent leader in business intelligence (BI) solutions, today announced its 2011 Government Symposium for government customers, prospects, and industry partners with the theme, "Optimizing Performance in Volatile Times MarketWire

Midwest Real Estate Data Launches Down Payment Assistance Program
Midwest Real Estate Data LLC (MRED) and Atlanta-based Workforce Resource® announced the launch of Down Payment Resource(SM) (DPR) to MRED's nearly 40,000 customers and untold numbers of potential homebuyers throughout the Chicagoland area MarketWire

Fun Foods That Fuel the Family
(Family Features) For a lot of busy moms, it seems that kids' activities dominate the family calendar. Between school, soccer practice, ballet rehearsal and everything in between, sometimes you need to have a plan of attack for keeping the family satisfied. MarketWire

Unite 11: Massive Black to Bring High-End Art to the Unity Asset Store
At Unite, Massive Black, extraordinary art studio and game developer, announced that they will bring their awesome game art to the Unity Asset Store, a one-stop-shop for all of the Unity assets -- from 3D models and textures to advanced AI scripting -- that game developers need to make their games. MarketWire

EADS North America to Hold Armed Aerial Scout 72X Press Briefing at the Association of the U.S. Army Annual Exposition
What: EADS North America will update members of the media on the status of its Armed Aerial Scout 72X program and the team's continued development and integration efforts in preparation for an Armed Aerial Scout program. When: Monday, Oct. 10, 20111 - 1:30 p.m. (local time) Where: EADS North America exhibit #7619 (upper exhibit hall)Walter E MarketWire

European Banking Impact and China Leasing Market to Be Addressed at Aviation Finance Summit
Winston Baker will be hosting the annual Aviation Finance Summit at the Park Central Hotel in New York City on October 20-21, 2011 MarketWire

Bigelow "Shakes Up" the Category With New Coconut Water and Green Tea Mixes
Coconut water, one of nature's most nutritional drinks, is gaining a stronghold in the marketplace. Bigelow has coupled all of the nutritional benefits of Coconut Water with the delicious flavor of Bigelow Green Tea, and we've got a winner! MarketWire

ALTOUR Named to Fifth Annual "CMI 25" List by Corporate Meetings & Incentives Magazine
ALTOUR was recognized as one of the CMI 25, an exclusive directory of the largest and most influential full-service meeting and incentive travel management companies focused on the $145 billion corporate meetings and events industry. Now in its fifth year, the CMI 25 has named ALTOUR to the list every year since its inception MarketWire

No Love but Plenty of Hate for US Health Insurance on Social Media, According to Amplicate
Social media users were overwhelmingly negative about US health insurance on social media in the last 12 months, with Medicare providing the one ray of light in an otherwise dark picture, according to a new social media analytics report from Amplicate. MarketWire

Green Energy Solutions (SATM) Clarifies New Company Identity and Contact Information
Green Energy Solution Industries, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SATM) (GESI) seeks to clarify that the Company is after purchase of control now Green Energy Solution Industries, Inc. The former company and operations of SATMax Corp. are now a private company and no longer have any identity with GESI. There have been updates to which have occurred to show the Company's website at www MarketWire

DCT Expands Board of Directors; Names Richard 'Bo' Dietl Chairman
Document Capture Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: DCMT), a global IP-driven leader in the design, development, manufacture and sale of advanced imaging technologies for over a decade, today announced the expansion of its Board of Directors with the appointment of Richard 'Bo' Dietl as Chairman. Previous Chair Edward Straw will assume the role of Vice-Chairman and Lead Independent Director. MarketWire

Solae Unwraps the World of Chocolate Bars
With the large variety of nutrition and snack bars to choose from, it can be challenging for food companies to rise above the pack MarketWire

Intelligent Communication Enterprise Corp.'s MODIZO Achieves 500 Celebrities on Its Platform
Intelligent Communication Enterprise Corporation (ICE) (OTCBB: ICMC), the owner and operator of, announces that it has achieved a major milestone with the passing of the 500 mark in terms of celebrities who are on the Modizo Celebrity Video Blogging platform. MarketWire

Correlsense Named a Visionary in Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring
Correlsense, the leader in IT Reliability™ software, announced today it had been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the "Visionaries" quadrant of the latest "Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring" published on September 19, 2011 by Will Cappelli and Jonah Kowall. Gartner evaluated 29 vendors in the report. MarketWire

New Interactive Tool Developed by MIT Sloan Professor Creates a Virtual World for Students to Explore Sustainable Management of Renewable Resources
Imagine you are a leader in the fishing industry. You have to balance the need to compete against others and make a living in a tough industry with the need to limit the total catch in order to sustain the fishery for future generations. Your decisions affect your company's bottom line and the health of fish stocks and ocean ecosystems MarketWire

Life Equity to Host Life Settlement Insurable Interest Webinar
Life Equity, an Ohio-based Life Settlement provider and asset servicer, is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a webinar that will focus on insurable interest laws and the impact of the Kramer, Teren and recent Delaware cases. MarketWire

Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. Wins Two SAMMY Awards for Innovative Social Media Outreach
Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. was named winner of the nationally recognized SAMMY Award for "Best Engagement Campaign B2B" for its CredibilityLIVE online interview series and "Best Social Community B2B" for its unique list of the "Most Influential Small Business People on Twitter MarketWire

Savanna East Africa Announces Corporate Update Presentation Scheduled for Release Thursday, October 6th
Savanna East Africa, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NVAE) today announced a corporate update presentation from CEO Randell Torno scheduled for next Thursday, October 6th MarketWire

Pending Home Sales Decline in August but Remain Above a Year Ago
Pending home sales slipped in August with a mixed regional performance but are higher than a year ago, according to the National Association of Realtors®. MarketWire

Taglich Brothers Initiates Coverage of RX Exploration, Inc.
Taglich Brothers, Inc. announces it has initiated coverage of RX Exploration, Inc. (OTCQX: RXEXF). MarketWire

Affiliated Steam & Hot Water Selects Epicor Wholesale Distribution ERP
Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced that Affiliated Steam & Hot Water of Alsip, Illinois, has selected the Epicor® Prophet 21® wholesale distribution enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution as the IT backbone to advance its business to the next level. MarketWire

Zuora's September 2011 Product Release Delivers Dozens of New Features to Manage Enterprise B2B Billing and Report on Key Subscription Commerce Metrics
Zuora, the subscription commerce and billing leader, today announced immediate availability of its September 2011 release, enabling companies of all sizes to succeed in the Subscription Economy. New enhancements allow companies to manage even the most complex billing challenges often found when selling to large enterprise customers MarketWire

ON24 Survey: Why Athletes Are a 'Home Run' for Virtual Events
ON24, the global leader in webcasting and virtual event solutions, revealed the results of its recent survey of over 100,000 executives to coincide with naming San Francisco Giants Pitcher Brian Wilson as the host of its VUE2011 virtual events user conference MarketWire

Media Advisory: Milken Institute State of the State Conference October 13 in Los Angeles

Fear the Beard, Not the Technology
ON24, the global leader in webcasting and virtual event solutions, has selected San Francisco Giants Pitcher Brian Wilson to host VUE2011, ON24's annual virtual user conference. While Wilson joins the likes of MC Hammer, Arianna Huffington and Newt Gingrich in speaking at a virtual event, the star pitcher of the San Francisco Giants is the first professional athlete to host such a summit. MarketWire

Total Transit Climbs the Ranks in Corporate Excellence
Total Transit Inc., one of the largest transportation companies in the Southwest, has been ranked among the Top 50 Privately Held Companies in Arizona, earning them a second, consecutive Arizona Corporate Excellence Award. MarketWire

Register Now for Invitation to New View Oriented Santa Barbara Homes Opening Soon at Bella Riviera
Excitement is building for the January 2012 opening of Bella Riviera, a brand-new community of townhomes and villas on the site of the former St. Francis Hospital. Designed to provide affordable housing for employees of Santa Barbara's Cottage Health System, there are options for qualified employees and the public alike. MarketWire

BioLargo Granted Key Patents
BioLargo, Inc. (OTCBB: BLGO), creator of patented iodine technologies, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark office had granted BioLargo two additional patents. The new patents advance intellectual property protection of BioLargo's core iodine technology MarketWire

Blekko Closes $30 Million Funding Round; Welcomes Yandex as Strategic Investor
Blekko, the search engine striving to eliminate spam from search results, announced today that Europe's largest internet company Yandex (NASDAQ: YNDX) will make a strategic investment in the Silicon Valley search start up. Additional investors in the $30 million funding round were Australian investor, MLC Private Equity, and existing investors U.S MarketWire

The Orlando Magic Select CommerceTel and Txtstation as Their Mobile Technology Partner
CommerceTel Corporation (OTCBB: MFON), an award-winning provider of proprietary mobile marketing technologies and solutions, announced today that the Orlando Magic has selected CommerceTel to facilitate mobile marketing tactics such as voting, text alerts, and special offers. MarketWire

The International Ticketing Association Partners With Paciolan to Launch Social Media Platform
Paciolan, a leading provider of ticketing, marketing and fundraising solutions in live entertainment, today announced that the International Ticketing Association (INTIX), a nonprofit organization committed to leading the forum for the entertainment ticketing industry, has partnered with the company to launch the PAC Social Media platform for the INTIX Facebook page MarketWire

Safeway Inc. to Webcast Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Conference Call
Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) will host a conference call with investors on Thursday, October 13, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. ET (8:00 a.m. PT) to discuss its third quarter 2011 earnings. MarketWire

HotelTonight Launches Weekend Getaways
HotelTonight, the mobile app innovator that offers deeply discounted same-day hotel deals, today announced its newest offering in weekend getaway markets. Spur-of-the-moment travelers from Boston, San Francisco, New York and Washington D.C. areas can now discover last-minute deals to their favorite getaway destinations. MarketWire

Aristocrat Brings Classic Games to the VIRIDIAN WS at G2E
Aristocrat's lineup at the Global Gaming Expo 2011 is now even stronger with the announcement today that it is combining the proven performance of Aristocrat's best selling classic games with the power of the award-winning VIRIDIAN WS™ widescreen monitor cabinet players love. MarketWire

Kirstie Kelly Signature Bridal Collection Returns to Bay Area With Exclusive Trunk Show at Select Costco Locations
After offering brides across the country the opportunity to own couture-inspired wedding gowns at a fraction of the cost, the Kirstie Kelly Signature line returns to select Northern California Costco locations with an expanded line of beautiful, yet affordable, wedding gowns. MarketWire

Berkshire Blanket Selects MarketLive to Expand Its Business to the Online Channel
MarketLive, Inc., the leader in eCommerce software and solutions, today announced that Berkshire Blanket, a leading provider of comfortable, warm and well-made bed blankets, luxury throws, fleece sheets, decorative pillows, children's blankets, and gifts, has selected MarketLive to expand its business to the online channel MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology Introduces Industry-First Powdered-Iron-Based, WPC-Compliant Rx Coil for Wireless Charging
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced the industry's first commercially available powdered-iron-based, WPC (Wireless Power Consortium)-compliant wireless charging receiving coil optimized for use with or without an alignment magnet MarketWire

GuardTime Wins $50,000 Innotribe Start-Up Challenge for Most Promising Fintech Start-Up
GuardTime (, creator of the Keyless Signature technology providing indisputable proof of time, origin, and integrity for electronic data, is honored to announce it was selected a winner in the Innotribe $100K Start-Up Challenge, honoring the company as one of the most promising financial technology start-ups in 2011 MarketWire

SavATree Focuses on the Science of Tree Care
In the wake of Hurricane Irene many homeowners and property managers are paying closer attention to their trees and wondering what, if anything, can be done to minimize tree-related storm damage in the future MarketWire

Oil-Dri Announces Annual Meeting and Record Dates
Oil-Dri Corporation of America (NYSE: ODC) will hold its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on Tuesday, December 13, 2011. MarketWire

Gaming Standards Association Brings Stable, Ready and Available Standards to G2E 2011
The Gaming Standards Association is bringing the freedom of stable, ready and available standards to operators, suppliers and regulators at G2E 2011. From its booth #3171, GSA will be discussing its latest standards that give operators the freedom for profit potential, unlock casino floor possibilities, and create an array of revenue, operational, and customer focused application opportunities. MarketWire

New 6-Day Intensive Marriage Counseling From the National Institute of Marriage
The National Institute of Marriage, Branson, Missouri, announces the addition of an exclusive 6-day marriage renewal experience to its proven curriculum of marriage counseling services. For couples looking for one last hope for their marriage, this six-day experience gives them the maximum opportunity to turn their lives around. MarketWire

Salem Communications to Ring NASDAQ Closing Bell and to Present at New York Investor Conference
Salem Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: SALM), a leading U.S. radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine and book publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and family-themed content and conservative values, announced today that the Company has been invited by NASDAQ to ring the closing bell at the NASDAQ MarketSite on October 5, 2011 MarketWire

Kenexa and SkillSoft Announce Alliance to Integrate Next Generation Talent Management Solution With Leading Learning Content
Kenexa (NASDAQ: KNXA), a global provider of business solutions for human resources, and SkillSoft, a leading SaaS provider of e-learning content, technology and services, today announced a strategic alliance to integrate and market Kenexa's Global Talent Management solutions with SkillSoft's learning content and platform technology MarketWire

MBA Candidates Obtain Latest Information About the GRE(R) and TOEFL(R) Tests at Upcoming Fairs Throughout Europe
Educational Testing Service (ETS), creator of the GRE® revised General Test and the TOEFL® test, will participate at the upcoming QS World MBA student fairs in Paris, Milan, Madrid, Istanbul, Frankfurt and London MarketWire

The Fear Formula: Sylvan Learning Launches "Fit 4 Algebra" Free Online Tool to Help Parents Assess Whether Their Child Is on Track for Critical "Gateway" Subject
As the new school year gets underway, a just-released survey finds high anxiety about algebra among most children and parents. MarketWire

VA's Message to Veterans Who Suspect They've Sustained a Brain Injury -- Get Screened
Thanks to improvements in battlefield medicine and protective gear, American Servicemembers injured in Iraq, Afghanistan, and elsewhere are surviving at higher rates than ever before. However, many of them now face complicated medical conditions, including TBI MarketWire

Feel Golf Co. Inc. Engages New York Investment Banker DME Securities LLC
Feel Golf Co. Inc MarketWire

inFlow Inventory Software 2.4 Gives Small Business Owners a Breath of Fresh Air
Archon Systems Inc., announced today a new 2.4 version of its inventory management control software, inFlow Inventory. inFlow inventory makes it easy for small to mid-sized businesses to completely manage their inventory from purchasing to sales. MarketWire

Dialogic Inc. Names John Hanson as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Dialogic Inc. (NASDAQ: DLGC), a leading provider of communications technologies that power advanced networks, has named John T. Hanson as the company's new Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. MarketWire

Epicor Carbon Connect Helps Businesses Reach Sustainability Goals
Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced that two Epicor® customers, HARBEC Inc. and Elstat Group, have selected Epicor's carbon accounting solution, Epicor Carbon Connect, to aid in their efforts to better track, manage and reduce their overall carbon footprint MarketWire

Magnum Hunter Resources Announces Closing of Expanded Senior Credit Facilities
Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (NYSE: MHR) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrC) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrD) ("Magnum Hunter" or the "Company") announced today that the Company has closed on the previously announced expansion of its Senior Bank Credit Facilities (the "Credit Facilities") in the amount of $267.5 million MarketWire

SearchMedia Reports Unaudited Financial Results for the First Six Months of 2011
SearchMedia Holdings Limited ("SearchMedia" or the "Company") (NYSE Amex: IDI) (NYSE Amex: IDI.WS), one of China's leading nationwide multi-platform media companies, today reported unaudited financial results for the six months ended June 30, 2011. MarketWire

Mundus Group Inc. Announces Air Drone CEO Justin Chapman Has Written the UAV FAA Manual for the Hollywood Movie Industry
Mundus Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MNDP) subsidiary Air Drone's Justin Chapman wrote in 2010 the FAA Manual for movie industry safety and standardization of operational regulations and compliance for UAV VTOL cinematography delivery systems. Justin Chapman has become well known in the RC Remote Controlled helicopter world -- winning more than 50 RC helicopter contests. MarketWire

Auditions From MyStudio Dominate the Profiled Finalists on Simon Cowell's "The X Factor"
Studio One Media, Inc. ("Studio One") (OTCBB: SOMD) today announced that singing duo McKenna and Brock from Willard, Missouri, Skyelor Anderson from Southaven, Mississippi and Drew Ryniewicz of Chino Valley, Arizona, who auditioned at MyStudio® HD Recording Studios, were among the main profiled artists who advanced to "The X Factor" "boot camp" finals on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 MarketWire

WaterField Designs Ablaze With Six New Kindle Fire(TM) Cases

Astro Pak Hires Charlie St. Clair to Bolster Cleanroom and On-Site Precision Cleaning Services on East Coast
Astro Pak, the leading provider of contract precision cleaning and passivation services in North America, is pleased to announce the appointment of Charlie St. Clair as the East Coast Sales Manager for its Class 1000 cleanroom and on-site chemical cleaning services at Aerospace test and launch facilities. MarketWire

RIDEMAKERZ Special Pink Toy Car Supports the Fight Against Breast Cancer This October
In support of the fight against breast cancer, RIDEMAKERZ will donate $5 to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® for each customizable pink RZ Rascal RIDE purchased either in-store or online, in October. MarketWire

Fox Petroleum Announces Re-Acquisition of Wells
Fox Petroleum Inc. (OTCQB: FXPT) (PINKSHEETS: FXPT) announced today that Cameron Parish Pipelines LLC has re-acquired all four wells that are in the Cameron Meadows Field that were previously orphaned by Louisiana's Office of Conservation. MarketWire

ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals to Sponsor the Alan Fleming Senior Open Clay State Championship Tournament
Next week from Wednesday, Oct. 5 through Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011, Seabrook Island Racquet Club will welcome the 28th Alan Fleming Sr. Open Clay Court State Championship Tournament to its recently renovated tennis facilities MarketWire

Media Advisory: Aryaka VP to Speak at Aberdeen's Sales-Driven Marketing Leadership Summit
Aryaka (, provider of the world's first cloud-based WAN optimization and application acceleration solution, announced today that it will be participating in the Aberdeen Group's 2011 Sales-Driven Marketing Leadership Summit Oct. 4-5 in Boston MarketWire

FoxT Extends Enterprise Access Management With Web Services Interface to Simplify Corporate Compliance
Fox Technologies (FoxT), Incorporated, a leading provider of Enterprise Access Management (EAM) solutions, today announced the release of the FoxT Web Services Interface 2.0, an extension of its product portfolio that allows enterprises to easily add access controls to their identity, role and federation management systems MarketWire

Vidaroo Issues Open Letter to Its Shareholders
Vidaroo Corporation (OTCQB: VIDA) (PINKSHEETS: VIDA) today has issued an open letter to its shareholders. Mark Argenti, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, provides an analysis of the Company's accomplishments, milestones and challenges from the past year. For his letter, please visit the Company website at MarketWire

Titan Gaming Launches "Games And Prizes" on Facebook, Prizing Gamers With Real-World Rewards
Titan Gaming Inc. today announced the beta launch of its game network, Games And Prizes (, on Facebook. Games And Prizes provides brand-sponsored prizes for game achievements on the world's largest social network MarketWire

Trulia Expands Mobile Offering With Android Tablet App and Dedicated Rentals App, a leading site for home buyers, sellers, renters, and real estate professionals, today announced the launch of two new mobile apps for the Android platform -- a native real estate app for Android tablets, and an app just for renters. Trulia is building rapidly on Android's mobile platform to deliver real estate information to users everywhere they want it, and ahead of the curve. MarketWire

American Academy of Ophthalmology and Sophrona Solutions Announce Partnership to Help Eye Care Providers Meet "Meaningful Use" Requirements and Improve Patient Education
The American Academy of Ophthalmology, the world's largest member association for ophthalmologists, and Sophrona Solutions, a leader in online patient communication solutions for ophthalmology, have partnered to provide eye care practices with a convenient, web-based, patient-communication portal featuring trusted Academy patient education and information tools MarketWire

GameStop, Coca-Cola and SCVNGR Build Biggest Real-Life Gameboard Ever
When you and your friends hit up the nearest GameStop, you're stepping inside one of the coolest real-life gameboards out there. You're the player. Your smartphone is your weapon of choice. And you can score some seriously sweet rewards from GameStop and Coca-Cola just for playing SCVNGR in store! #Epic win! MarketWire

SEI Finds 'Upside of Downside' the Key to New Era of Investing
SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC) offers investors the option to adopt a managed volatility strategy designed to lower absolute risk, minimize losses, and achieve market-like returns through its U.S. Managed Volatility Fund. The Fund invests in stocks with lower-than-average volatility, and is designed to produce long-term returns comparable to the market, with less volatility and risk of loss MarketWire

Dish Activations Gearing Up for Launch of Blockbuster Movie Pass
Authorized Dish Network retailers expect a groundswell of demand for the newly announced Blockbuster Movie Pass, a subscription service that combines streaming movies, DVDs by mail and unlimited in-store exchanges. MarketWire

Fortinet FortiMail Earns 14th Consecutive Virus Bulletin Antispam Award
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) -- a leading network security provider and the worldwide leader of unified threat management (UTM) solutions -- today announced the company's FortiMail™ messaging security appliance has been awarded its 14th Virus Bulletin certification in the VBSpam Awards. MarketWire

Storick and Associates, an Office of MetLife, Joins Superheroes for Arc of Florida's 58th Annual Conference
Arc of Florida invites community members to join us for our 58th annual "Arc of Florida" conference. The conference sponsored by Storick & Associates, an office of MetLife, will take place at the Crowne Plaza West Palm Beach and benefit The Arc of Florida, a nonprofit charity whose mission is to improve the quality of life for persons with developmental disabilities. MarketWire

InfinityQS Selects DPR Group for Public Relations and Marketing Services
DPR Group, Inc., a full-service communications agency that provides public relations and marketing support services to a broad range of technology companies, announced today that InfinityQS International, a leader in quality control software solutions, has selected the firm to provide ongoing public relations and marketing services. From its Germantown, Md MarketWire

Daniel Maier Joins Illume Software as Vice President of Sales
Illume Software, developer of the iZup family of products, industry-leading mobile software solutions that hold incoming and outgoing communications while driving, today announced that Daniel Maier has joined the company as Vice President of Sales MarketWire

Texas Longhorn Go Head to Head in Horn Competition
Hundreds of breeders and collectors of Texas Longhorn cattle will gather this weekend at the Resistol Arena Complex in Mesquite, Texas, to find out who owns bragging rights to the cow and bull with the longest horns in the world. Longhorn aficionados will also have an opportunity to purchase new breeding stock at the September 30 auction. MarketWire

The Root Ranked Top Black News Site for Four Straight Months
The Root, The Washington Post Company's African American news and commentary site, has been ranked the number one black news site for four straight months, according to comScore. MarketWire

Foxit Releases PDF Software Development Kit Upgrade With Enhanced Encryption Capabilities
Foxit® Corporation, a leading provider of solutions for reading, editing, creating, organizing, and securing PDF documents, today announced the release of PDF SDK DLL 3.1. This release will enable businesses to provide authorized personnel with online access to secure PDF content via a safe conduit. MarketWire

ClickFox and Teradata Partnership Offers New Platform for Turning Big Data Into Actionable Customer Experience Insights
ClickFox, the defining leader in a new breed of experience analytics, today announced a technology partnership with Teradata Corporation (NYSE: TDC), the world's leading analytic data solutions company focused on Integrated Data Warehousing, Big Data Analytics, and Business Applications MarketWire

Three Fluke Products Recognized in the Test & Measurement World Top 50 of 2011
Three products from Fluke Corporation, the global leader in portable electronic test and measurement technology, have been recognized as the hottest products in Test & Measurement World's Top 50 of 2011 MarketWire

ntouch Mobile Adds Support for Three Mobile Devices
Sorenson Communications today announced that ntouch® Mobile, Sorenson's mobile VRS solution, now supports the Samsung® Sidekick® 4G, Samsung Epic™ 4G with a data plan through Sprint® and the Samsung Galaxy S™ 4G with a data plan through T-Mobile®. The addition of these three devices brings to 10 the number of devices now supported by ntouch Mobile MarketWire

blurbIQ's Contrarian Findings: Interrupting Online Video Views to Test Brand Reception INCREASES Interaction and Completion Rates

LRAD Corporation Announces Initial LRAD(R) Systems Order From U.S. Air Force
LRAD Corporation (NASDAQ: LRAD), the world's leading provider of long range acoustic hailing devices (AHDs), announced today it has received a $200,000+ LRAD-RX® systems order from the U.S. Air Force (USAF) for long range communication and perimeter security at the test and firing range on one of its installations. The order is shipping this month. MarketWire

H&R Block to Discontinue EXPRESSTAX Brand
H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) announced today it will discontinue service under its EXPRESSTAX brand. Currently, there are 269 EXPRESSTAX franchise offices, which collectively prepared nearly 100,000 tax returns and generated $3 million of royalty fees to H&R Block in fiscal 2011 MarketWire

Optical Experts Discuss Trends at 2011 ECOC Conference in New JDSU Segment
JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) (TSX: JDU) today announced a new segment for its Industry View campaign that highlights JDSU experts and customers as they discuss topics including 100G and next generation networks at the annual European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communications (ECOC) 2011 held last week in Geneva, Switzerland. MarketWire

The President of DHS Holdings Meets With Senator Mr. Gerald Long of Louisiana
DHS Holding, Co. (PINKSHEETS: DHSM) -- Data Health Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of DHS Holdings (PINKSHEETS: DHSM), announces today that in a recent meeting with Louisiana Senator Gerald Long, the Senator intimated to Mr. Gordon Getz, President and CEO, his concerns with the millions of dollars being lost by his state Medicaid program and had expressed an interest in having Mr MarketWire

Lpath Initiates Dosing of iSONEP in First of Two Proof-of-Concept Trials
Lpath, Inc. (OTCBB: LPTN), the industry leader in lipidomics-based antibody therapeutics, has initiated dosing in its PEDigree clinical trial where iSONEP™ is being investigated as a treatment for retinal pigment epithelium detachment ("RPE detachment" or "PED") MarketWire

indiePUB Named WildTangent's Premier Indie Android Games Partner
In the news release "indiePUB Named WildTangent's Premier Indie Android Games Partner," issued earlier today by indiePub, we are advised by the company that the rental price in the sixth paragraph should read $0.25 rather than $.025 as originally issued. Complete corrected text follows. MarketWire

Gilbarco Gas Pumps to Greet Customers by Name, Offer Personalized Retail Promotions
Convenience store cashiers may not remember their customers by name or recall their favorite soft drinks, but fuel dispensers soon will -- thanks to the enhancements announced today by the industry's leading forecourt merchandising provider, Gilbarco Veeder-Root MarketWire

GridIron Systems Launches Big Data Acceleration Product and Showcases Customers From Eight Industries
GridIron® Systems today officially emerged from "stealth" and announced the general availability of its revolutionary TurboCharger™ data acceleration appliance, customer installations in eight industries, a broad portfolio of resale partners and new funding for its expansion efforts MarketWire

Oracle Utilities Meter Data Management Running With Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Demonstrates Extreme Performance in Processing Data From Smart Meters
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Plantronics Delivers a Smarter and Smaller Headset for Your Smartphones
(NYSE: PLT) -- Your smartphone has a new best friend MarketWire

Qualys Showcases Significant Expansions to Its QualysGuard Security-as-a-Service Platform at Ninth Annual Security Conference in San Francisco
Qualys®, Inc MarketWire

Oracle Announces Oracle OpenWorld San Francisco 2011 Keynote Lineup
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

The Kelley Group Launches Campaign Consortium: Show Me Victories
The Kelley Group, a full-service public affairs and advocacy consulting group, has announced the launch of a new campaign consortium, Show Me Victories MarketWire

Oracle OpenWorld 2011 to Offer Partners Strategy, Insight and Opportunities for Success Through Specialization
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

McDonald's(R) USA Names Dean Foods 2011 U.S. Supplier of the Year
McDonald's USA recently announced that it has selected Dean Foods, a leading dairy supplier for many of McDonald's restaurants, as the 2011 U.S. Supplier of the Year. McDonald's revealed the U.S. Supplier of the Year Award at the recent U.S. Supplier Summit, an annual gathering of key U.S. McDonald's suppliers and distributors, held in Schaumburg, near its Oak Brook, Ill. headquarters. MarketWire

Allgress to Provide Free Licenses of Vulnerability Analysis Module (VAM) to Qualys Customers
Allgress, a provider of IT security solutions to companies challenged by complex security and regulatory environments, and Qualys®, Inc MarketWire

Cobra Tag Selected as Finalist in Prestigious CTIA 'Hot for the Holidays' Award
Cobra Electronics Corporation (NASDAQ: COBR), celebrating 50 years of innovation in 2011 as a leading designer and marketer of award-winning consumer and mobile electronics, today announced that Cobra Tag™, one of its new mobile lifestyle products, has been selected as a finalist for the CTIA 2011 Hot for the Holidays Award in the "Fashionista" category MarketWire

MSC Software Assists Knud E. Hansen A/S With Largest Ship Lengthening in the History of Vessel Conversion
MSC Software Corporation, the leader in multidiscipline simulation solutions that accelerate product innovation, today announced that it assisted Knud E. Hansen A/S in executing a feasibility study for the most extensive lengthening project in the history of ship conversions. The study was submitted to the Marine Classification Society by Danish Naval Architectural firm Knud E MarketWire

Nitro Accelerates Growth in 2011
Nitro, the company behind the award-winning Nitro PDF Professional, today announced a number of significant milestones, confirming its progress toward yet another record-breaking year. The acclaimed Nitro Reader passed 10 million downloads since its debut in May 2010, taking total downloads of the Company's free PDF products above 50 million MarketWire

Colorado Goldfields Inc. Completes King Solomon Exploration Program for 2011 -- $20 Million Historic Silver Resource Comes Into View
Colorado Goldfields Inc. (OTCQB: CGFIA) (PINKSHEETS: CGFIA) announced today that the Company has completed its 2011 exploration program on the King Solomon Mine. MarketWire

Sonatype Addresses IT Security Professionals at SANS Security Architecture Conference in Washington
Sonatype, the company that is transforming software development, will present today at the SANS Security Architecture: Baking Security into Applications and Networks 2011 two-day workshop in Washington, D.C. MarketWire

TeleCommunication Systems Receives $15 Million Order From U.S. Army for SNAP Tactical Transportable TROPO and Deployable Communication Equipment
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced that it has received an additional $15 million in funding from the U.S MarketWire

CWA Names Winners of 2011 Marketing Communications and Website & Electronic Communications Awards
The Construction Writers Association (CWA) announces the 2011 winners of its annual Marketing Communications Awards and Website & Electronic Communications Awards. The awards will be presented at a grand awards dinner on October 25 during the 2011 CWA Annual Conference, CONNECTED 2011, in San Antonio. MarketWire

San Bernardino County Sheriff's Office Upgrades All Officers With 1,500 New TASER X2 ECDs
TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TASR), a global provider of safety technologies that protect life, today announced the first major county to purchase the new TASER® X2™ electronic control device (ECD) for San Bernardino County Sheriff's Office for all its patrol officers. MarketWire

Infocast's Monetizing Grid Services East Premieres
Infocast presents Monetizing Grid Services East Summit on October 24, 2011 at the Hilton Philadelphia Airport in Philadelphia, PA. Representatives for leading organized markets will discuss their current procedures for acquiring ancillary services, how these markets are changing and how energy storage, demand response and other providers can effectively bid into and capture contracts. MarketWire

Talent Shortage: Europe's HR Managers Lack Future-Proof Strategies
Talent management and leadership development remain the largest HR challenges in Europe and Germany. Both topics are rated as highly critical for success by executives -- who also report that these issues are insufficiently managed in their current companies MarketWire

Stifel Nicolaus Weisel Announces Expansion of Its Financial Sponsors Group
Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) today announced the expansion of its Financial Sponsors Group with the addition of L.J. McKay and Thomas Prior as Managing Directors in the Investment Banking Group. Messrs MarketWire

Phillips Ranch Veterinarian Announces Reduced Veterinary Fees for Rescue Animals
All Pets Medical & Surgical Center in Phillips Ranch, California announced that the pet hospital is offering discounted or complimentary services for several local rescue organizations. Medical & Surgical Center has been serving the Phillips Ranch, Walnut, Diamond Bar and Pomona pet communities since 1978 MarketWire

University Park Veterinarians Offer Inhaled Gas Anesthesia for Pets
University Animal Clinic announced that the veterinary hospital provides inhaled gas anesthesia for pets. The animal hospital is one of the only veterinary clinics in Sarasota to provide this anesthesia option, and has been providing it longer than most other vet clinics. The vet clinic provides service to communities of Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch, Manatee, and Sarasota. MarketWire

Holliston Chiropractor Announces Newly Revamped Website
Holliston Spine & Sports Center in Holliston, MA, has announced its newly redesigned website, found at The website has been freshly revamped to provide information to current patients and potential patients of the center MarketWire

Brooklyn Dentist Announces Cutting-Edge Cosmetic Dentistry Services
P&P Dental, a Brooklyn-based dental practice, announced that it offers comprehensive cosmetic dentistry services. These services include teeth whitening, porcelain veneers, cosmetic bonding, gum recontouring, tooth-colored filings, Invisalign, dental implants, caps & crowns, bridges, and dentures MarketWire

Everett Chiropractor Focuses Website on Healthy Lifestyles
Cornerstone Chiropractic has announced the launch of their redesigned website, The chiropractic center remodeled the website in order to provide more information on healthy living through care from a chiropractor, nutrition and a balanced lifestyle MarketWire

Huntington Beach Chiropractic Launches New Website to Educate Patients About the Benefits of Chiropractic Care
Huntington Beach Chiropractic has announced the launch of their new website, The new site is dedicated to educating people about the benefits of non-invasive adjustments for managing back pain, migraines and sciatica. The website also includes features like a blog, video exercises and wellness library that are designed to help patients optimize their health MarketWire

Sequim Chiropractor Launches New Website for Educational Purposes
A local chiropractics clinic, founded by Dr. Robert Bean, has just launched a new website, The website promises to provide patients with a wealth of information to help them take an active role in their health, as well as discovering more about how chiropractic care can help them overcome more than just back pain and neck pain MarketWire

Charlotte Nutrition Counseling Available at Omni Wellness Center
Omni Wellness Center in Charlotte, North Carolina announced that the center offers nutritional counseling services and lifestyle wellness advice. The center's chiropractor, Dr. Darcey Walraven Ladner, believes that nutritional counseling is essential to helping the body heal from injury, managing pain including fibromyalgia, and optimizing overall health MarketWire

Newport News Veterinary Clinic Announces Rabies Awareness Week
Deer Park Animal Hospital announced that September 26 - October 1 is Rabies Awareness Week. The veterinary clinic is working to increase awareness about the importance of rabies vaccination for protecting dogs, cats and ferrets against rabies. The veterinary hospital advocates that all pet owners keep their animals up to date with the yearly vaccination protocol MarketWire

Royal Oak Holistic Veterinarian Announces Natural Treatments for Pets
Woodside Animal Hospital in Royal Oak announced that the practice provides holistic medical care for animals. The small animal vet clinic offers a variety of holistic treatments including pet acupuncture, chiropractic care, soft laser therapy, pulsed magnetic therapy, herbal therapy, homotoxicology, cryotherapy, prolotherapy, bioresonance therapy, and stem cell therapy MarketWire

A Leading Provider of Insulation Services, by Iberville Insulations, a Feature of "Industry Today" on
Industrial Info will host special guest Iberville Insulations LLC (Baton Rouge, Louisiana) as part of this week's "Industry Today" webcast. Iberville Insulations is a leading provider of insulation services across all industries, with particular expertise in the Chemicals, Refining, Pulp & Paper, and Power industries. MarketWire

Completion Date Slips for TVA's Watts Bar Unit 2, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Construction of Unit 2 of the Watts Bar Nuclear Power Station will not be completed until 2013, rather than 2012 as planned, according to the Tennessee Valley Authority (NYSE:TVE) (TVA) (Knoxville, Tennessee). Watts Bar 2 is a 1,180-megawatt (MW) pressurized water reactor (PWR) located in eastern Tennessee MarketWire

Bombardier Confirms Luxair as Previously Unidentified Customer for Q400 NextGen Turboprops
Bombardier Aerospace confirmed today that a firm order for four Q400 NextGen high-speed turboprop airliners, which was announced on August 16, 2011, was placed by Luxair, the national airline of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. The transaction also included options on an additional four Q400 NextGen aircraft. MarketWire

Agria Changes Fiscal Year End and Brings Forward Next Intended Financial Report
Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based company with investments in the agriculture sector, today announced a change of fiscal year end from December 31 to June 30 to align its reporting with that of PGG Wrightson (NZSE: PGW), its largest subsidiary. MarketWire

Milestone Aviation Group and CHC Helicopter Agree to $80 Million Financing

Frost & Sullivan European Powertrain Product Line Strategy Award Conferred on Punch Powertrain
The 2011 Frost & Sullivan European Powertrain Product Line Strategy Award is presented to Punch Powertrain NV Sint-Truiden, Belgium (Punch Powertrain) MarketWire

SOFTBANK MOBILE selects Ericsson to build their next generation packet core

Unique New Transmitter Combines Dewpoint and Pressure Measurements in Compressed Air Applications
Vaisala introduces a unique innovation for simple and convenient dewpoint and pressure monitoring in compressed air applications. The Vaisala Dewpoint and Pressure Transmitter DPT146 for Compressed Air is the first transmitter on the market that monitors both dewpoint and process pressure simultaneously, creating the ideal tool for anyone in need of high quality compressed air. MarketWire

The Russell Greece Index Posted a (-46.1%) Return YTD Through September 27, While the Russell Italy Index Posted a (-21.2%) Return
The Russell Greece Index (-43.7%) and Russell Italy Index (-29.6%) have reflected substantial losses for the quarter-to-date through September 27, 2011. Year-to-date, the Russell Italy Index (-21.1%) has outperformed the Russell Greece Index (-46.1%) by 24.9 percentage points. MarketWire

HookLogic CEO Jonathan Opdyke to Lead Retail Monetisation Workshop at Internet Retailing in London
Today, HookLogic, provider of e-commerce media services and solutions, announced that its CEO, Jonathan Opdyke, will lead a workshop at the 2011 Internet Retailing Conference focused on site monetisation strategies and e-commerce media opportunities for retailers MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan Lauds Luxoft for Its Competitive Strategy Innovation in the European Telematics and Infotainment Market
The 2011 Frost & Sullivan Europe Competitive Strategy Innovation Award in Telematics and Infotainment is presented to Luxoft. MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan Honours Alcatel-Lucent With Most Innovative European Communications Product of the Year Award for OpenTouch
The 2011 Frost & Sullivan Europe ICT Award for Most Innovative European Communications Product of the Year is presented to Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise for its new OpenTouch suite of communications platforms MarketWire

DSM - repurchase of shares (22-28 September 2011)
Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, hasrepurchased 523,199 of its own shares in the period from 22 September 2011up toand including 28 September 2011 at an average price of EUR31.49. This is inaccordance with the repurchase, covering existing option plans, announcedon 7September 2011. The consideration of this repurchase was EUR16.5 million MarketWire

Executive Chairman appointed at Nokia Siemens Networks; Nokia and Siemens to each provide new capital of EUR 500 million
Nokia CorporationStock exchange releaseSeptember 29, 2011 at 10.05 (CET +1)Espoo, Finland and Munich, Germany - Nokia and Siemens today announced theappointment of Jesper Ovesen as Executive Chairman of the Board of NokiaSiemensNetworks, effective today MarketWire

Voxco Expands and Consolidates its Presence in Europe
Having steadily increased its market share in Europe over the past three years, Voxco is consolidating its presence and announces several appointments. MarketWire

Nokia continues to align its workforce and operations
Next phase of changes to improve efficiencies in manufacturing, Location &Commerce, and supporting functionsNokia CorporationStock exchange releaseSeptember 29, 2011 at 10.00 (CET+1)Espoo, Finland - Nokia today announced plans to take additional actions toalignits workforce and operations MarketWire

DSM renews EUR500 million credit facility
Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, todayannounces that it has entered into a committed credit facility of EUR500millionwith certain credit relationship banks. This facility replaces a previousfacility of the same amount which was scheduled to expire in October 2012 MarketWire

DSM updates market on strategy progress at Capital Markets Days
Royal DSM, the global Life Sciencesand Materials Sciences company, today and tomorrow will update thefinancial community at its annual Capital Markets Days on the progress madewith its DSM in Motion: driving focused growth strategy. The company alsoconfirms its 2011 outlook. MarketWire

CPA(R):17 - Global Acquires EUR 300 Million Metro Cash & Carry Italia S.p.A. Fund
W. P. Carey & Co. LLC (NYSE: WPC), the global investment management company specializing in corporate real estate financing, today announced that a subsidiary of one of its publicly-held non-traded REIT affiliates, CPA®:17 - Global, has acquired substantially all of the economic and voting interests in a fund that owns 20 stores leased to Metro Cash & Carry Italia S.p.A MarketWire

Genedrive(TM) Passes First In-Field Tuberculosis Testing
Epistem plc (LSE: EHP), the UK biotechnology and personalised medicine company, is pleased to announce today the successful completion of its first round Tuberculosis (TB) clinical studies as part of its diagnostic collaboration with Xcelris Laboratories, one of India's leading Genomics research and Diagnostic testing companies MarketWire

Another Whopper From Autonomy CEO Mike Lynch
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) issued the following statement: MarketWire

NeuroVive and to-BBB awarded Eurostars grant for development of stroke therapy
NeuroVivePharmaceutical AB (publ) and to-BBB, the Dutch brain drug delivery company,have been awarded a grant of EUR1 million through the Eureka Eurostarsprogram for the joint development of therapies for stroke and other acuteneurological conditions. MarketWire

Technicolor Sells its Stake in ContentGuard
Technicolor (Euronext Paris: TCH) todayannounces it entered into a definitive agreement to sell its 25.7% stakeinContentGuard Holdings, a leading inventor, developer and licensor ofdigitalrights management (DRM), to Pendrell Technologies LLC, a wholly ownedsubsidiaryof Pendrell Corporation (NASDAQ: PCO). MarketWire Announces Survive & Thrive Business Giveaway in Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month; Winner Will Receive a Turnkey Internet Business
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and survivors everywhere, is excited to introduce the Survive & Thrive Business Giveaway, beginning today, September 29. MarketWire

Atlas Capital Holdings, Inc.'s Subsidiary Production Facility on Track to Produce High Grade Algae
Atlas Capital Holdings Inc. (OTCQB: ALCL) (OTCBB: ALCL) (the "Company") today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, AlgaeTek Systems, Inc, (AlgaeTek Systems), has commenced development of its new high grade algae production facility located in Woodlands, TX. The management of Atlas Capital Holdings toured the facility last week. MarketWire

Clubpennystocks Alert WatchList: Apple Inc (AAPL), Portage Resources (POTG), Mela Sciences (MELA), Caduceus Software (CSOC), ADPT Corp (ADPT), Ford Motor (F), 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

China Vesting Issues Update on China Direct Industries, Inc.
China Vesting, a leading investment newsletter dedicated to Chinese public companies listed in the United States, today announced that is has issued an update on China Direct Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDII). The update is available here: MarketWire

Pierre L'Hoest leaves EVS
Liège (Belgium), September 29, 2011 - EVS Broadcast Equipment S.A. (Euronext Brussels: EVS.BR, Bloomberg: EVS BB, Reuters: EVSB.BR) (Pinksheets: EVBEF), the leader in Professional Digital Video applications for live, near-live and studio TV production, today announced the departure of Pierre L'Hoest, Managing Director and CEO GlobeNewswire

Solteq Plc        ANNOUNCEMENT          29.9.2011 GlobeNewswire

Noreco appoints VP Commercial
Stavanger, 29 September 2011: Norwegian Energy Company (Noreco) has appointed John Bogen as new VP Commercial. GlobeNewswire

PEPR completes purchase of units
News release GlobeNewswire

Slovak Telekom and Ericsson sign five-year fixed line managed-services contract

ÅF Group Nominations Committee appointed

Mobistar to offer iPad 2 in Belgium on September 30th
Brussels - September 29, 2011 - Mobistar today announced it will offer iPad 2 with Wi-Fi + 3G in Belgium on September 30. Mobistar will offer all models of iPad 2 with Wi-Fi + 3G and developed dedicated data plans for iPad 2 with a one-year contract, as well as an attractive data plan for iPad 2 without a contract. GlobeNewswire

Hornbach Group maintains its growth course
HORNBACH HOLDING AG /Hornbach Group maintains its growth course. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

SRC Research appoints Patrick Fournier and Frank Schmeichel for new SRC Advisory Committee
SRC Research /SRC Research appoints Patrick Fournier and Frank Schmeichel for new SRC Advisory Committee . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Mobistar launches the 3G/Wifi modem
Thanks to the 3G/Wifi modem, Mobistar's 3G network is open to all WiFi devices GlobeNewswire

Arve Johan Andresen new CEO of Jøtul
This information is disclosed in accordance with the Securities Markets Act, the Financial Instruments Trading Act or demands made in the exchange rules. GlobeNewswire

TABB releases report on OTC clearing technology
Huge demands for technology upgrades as global regulators focus on the clearing of OTC derivatives. GlobeNewswire

Government bonds are given priority in the proposal for Guidelines for 2012-2014
The Swedish National Debt Office proposes a more flexible governance of the nominal krona debt as the target is stated as an interval rather than a point value. In the proposal for Guidelines we have, on commission from the Government, analysed how time to maturity and debt shares should be treated in a scenario with substantially smaller and larger government debt respectively. GlobeNewswire

Nycomed and Almirall announce a licensing agreement for ebastine in China and other key Southeast Asia markets
Nycomed /Nycomed and Almirall announce a licensing agreement for ebastine in China and other key Southeast Asia markets . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

F. van Lanschot Bankiers N.V. announces exchange and tender offer for €165,000,000 Perpetual Capital Securities and tender offer for €150,000,000 Perpetual Capital Securities
NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION TO ANY U.S. PERSON OR IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES (SEE "OFFER AND DISTRIBUTION RESTRICTIONS" BELOW) F. van Lanschot Bankiers N.V. (the Company) today announces its invitation to holders (subject to the offer and distribution restrictions referred to below) of its outstanding: GlobeNewswire

Aker Solutions wins basic engineering contract for Hild field
29 September 2011 - Aker Solutions has won a contract to conduct the basic engineering for the development of Total's Hild field in the Norwegian North Sea. The contract value is about NOK 215 million. GlobeNewswire

Ahlstrom's financial information in 2012
Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 29.9.2011 at 09.10 GlobeNewswire

DSM renews €500 million credit facility
Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, today announces that it has entered into a committed credit facility of €500 million with certain credit relationship banks. This facility replaces a previous facility of the same amount which was scheduled to expire in October 2012.   GlobeNewswire

Progress review and half year results
29 September 2011 GlobeNewswire

MILESTONE GROUP PLC ("Milestone" or the "Company") GlobeNewswire

Schibsted ASA (SCH) - Sale of shares in Polaris Media to strategic media owners
Since 2009, Schibsted Media Group has had a total return swap agreement with SEB Enskilda AS regarding the financial exposure to 17,751,236 shares, equal to 36.3% of the shares. The agreement expires 30. September 2011, and SEB Enskilda AS has as a consequence of this sold a corresponding number of shares at NOK 24.00 per share. GlobeNewswire

Pronova and Takeda Announce the Submission of a New Drug Application for TAK-085 in Japan
Lysaker, Norway and Osaka, Japan, September 29, 2011 - Pronova BioPharma ASA ("Pronova") and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited ("Takeda") today announced that Takeda submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare for TAK-085 (generic name: omega-3-acid ethyl esters 90) for the treatment of hyperlipidemia. GlobeNewswire

Evotec acquires remaining 30% of Indian Joint Venture from DIL
Evotec AG /Evotec acquires remaining 30% of Indian Joint Venture from DIL . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Heijmans subsidiary Proper-Stok signs partnership agreement for the Enschede Spoorzone Development District
On the 28th of September the Municipality of Enschede, has agreed on the partnership between the Municipality of Enschede, De Woonplaats housing association and Proper-Stok Developers, about the development of the  first phase of the Middengebied (Central Area) of the Spoorzone Development District in Enschede GlobeNewswire



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