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Life Technology: Earnings Miss and Investors Don't Get A Dividend
Life Technology's (NASDAQ:LIFE) second quarter's earnings miss was disappointing, with the company reporting adjusted earnings per share of $0.96 and revenues of $949 million, versus analyst expectations of $0.97 and revenues of $945 million, respectively ACN Newswire

Equity Briefing: Earnings Results for August 01st: OMCL, OSG, PSX, RDN, ROC, RRD, RTI, SBGI, SNH, SPW, SSYS, T
A number of companies released their quarterly earnings results today, as reported by Analyst Ratings Network (http://bit.ly/arndailye) and Equity Briefing:Omnicell (NASDAQ: OMCL) released its earnings data on Wednesday. The company reported $0.20 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts' consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.02. The company's quarterly revenue was up 23 ACN Newswire

Equity Briefing: Upgrades and Downgrades for August 01st: PPO, PPO, RBCN, RJET, RPXC, RTIX, SKYW, SN, SREV, SY
A number of stocks were upgraded and downgraded by equities research analysts today, as reported by Analyst Ratings Network (http://bit.ly/arndailyr) and Equity Briefing:Ardour Capital downgraded shares of Polypore (NYSE: PPO) from a buy rating to a hold rating. Their analysts now have a $37.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $56.00.Robert W ACN Newswire

Medgenic's New Chairman Bullish on Platform Technology, Medical Economics, and Expanded Applications
In a rare investor interview, Dr. Sol Barer, newly-named chairman of Medgenics, Inc. (AMEX:MDGN), made clear his intention of nurturing the company's strong position in protein therapy by utilizing its platform technology, internally placed 'biopumps' that target multiple therapeutic indications ACN Newswire

Former Chairman and CEO of Celgene Believes His New Firm Can Become "A Substantial Player" in Biotech
By M.E. GarzaNo doubt, one of the biggest biotech surprises out of the starting gate this year has been Medgenics Inc. (AMEX:MDGN). The stock ran big shortly after their introduction to the market as shares traded from $2.08 to $16.43 in short order-- an impressive run fueled in part by the company's extremely low float and excited reaction by investors ACN Newswire

iTV-3 Selects Zhone for New Fiber Network
Contacts Aurora Arlet Zhone Investor Relations Edelman for Zhone Public Relations Tel: +1 510.777.7013 Tel: +1 404.460.8578 Fax: +1 510.777.7001 E: aurora.arlet@edelman.com E: investor-relations@zhone.com  Central Illinois service provider leverages MXK to offer residents and businesses competitive video voice and data servicesOakland, CA - Aug 1, 2012 - Zhone Technologies, Inc ACN Newswire

POWER-GEN Asia & Renewable Energy World Asia announce Preliminary Conference Programmes
The British Embassy Bangkok and PennWell Corporation, the organiser of POWER-GEN Asia 2012 and the Renewable Energy World Asia 2012 held a joint press conference to announce the upcoming events in Thailand.Speakers at the press conference were: British Ambassador, His Excellency Mr Asif Ahmad; Dr ACN Newswire

Ipswitch Provides 360 Degree Visibility of Critical Web Applications with Launch of AlertFox End User Monitor
Ipswitch, Inc.'s Network Management Division, developer of the WhatsUp Gold suite of innovative IT management solutions, today announced the launch of AlertFox End User Monitor (EUM). The enhanced solution can monitor externally-facing websites, business-critical applications inside the firewall and those within corporate data centers or in the cloud ACN Newswire

Cytec Completes Sale of Pressure Sensitive Adhesives Product Line
Woodland Park, New Jersey, August 1, 2012 - Cytec Industries Inc. (NYSE:CYT) announced today that it has completed the previously announced sale of its Pressure Sensitive Adhesives product line to Henkel for approximately $105 million which includes working capital of approximately $15 million, subject to post-closing adjustments ACN Newswire

Fujitsu, NTT DOCOMO, NEC, and Fujitsu Semiconductor Agree on Communications Platform Device Joint Venture
Fujitsu Limited, NTT DOCOMO, INC., NEC Corporation, and Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited today announced their agreement to form a joint venture to focus on the development and sales of semiconductor products with built-in modem functions for use in communications equipment ACN Newswire

SDK Revises Full-Year 2012 Performance Forecast
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) has revised its earlier forecast of consolidated business results for full-year 2012 announced on February 9, in view of the recent business trends.Revised performance forecast for Jan. 1 - Dec. 31, 2012[Consolidated basis - Millions of yen, excepting net income per share] Net Oper. Ord ACN Newswire

The Ministry of Forestry of Indonesia Launches the 'Timber Legality Information System'
Today, H.E Zulkifli Hasan, Minister for Forestry of the Republic of Indonesia launched the TIMBER LEGALITY INFORMATION SYSTEM (Sistem Informasi Legalitas Kayu/SILK), at Auditorium Manggala Wanabhakti ACN Newswire

First Metro Investment Posts P1.9 Billion Income for 1H 2012
First Metro Investment Corporation, the investment banking arm of the Metrobank Group, realized a consolidated net income of P1.9 billion at the end of the first half of 2012. This is 76.0% higher than its P1.1 billion profit in the same period lastyear. The Treasury Group posted a sizeable net income of P619.0 million or 9.0% higher than its P569.0 million income in the same period last year ACN Newswire

Can You Turn Crisis into a Bonding Experience with the Community?
Crisis management in today's fragile world is intrinsically interlinked with global shifts in trust and power between individuals, influencers and institutions. We now live in a place where full transparency reigns supreme and there is simply no place for a brand to run or hide. It has become more critical than ever before to plan, prepare and create an authentic response to crisis scenarios ACN Newswire

Healthcare Review: Pfizer & Cryolife Gian, Dendreon Slides Big and Has Amarin Bottomed Out?
U.S. stocks retreated on Tuesday on lingering media report that Europe would take bold steps to curb its debt crisis, overshadowing an increase in U.S. consumer confidence. Several healthcare stocks made notable moves at mid day on Tuesday.Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) stock gained 2.13% to $24 ACN Newswire

Orbite Aluminae is Transforming Aluminum and Rare Earth Industries
By James WestMidasLetter.comTORONTO - Shares of Orbite Aluminae Inc. (TSX:ORT), have yet to price in the disruptive nature and profound impact that Orbite's technology is about to make on both the Aluminum and Rare Earth industries ACN Newswire

Equity Briefing: Earnings Results for July 31st: QTM, RATE, REG, RLOC, RNR, ROG, SCCO, SIMG, SKT, SREV, THRX,
A number of companies released their quarterly earnings results today, as reported by Analyst Ratings Network (http://bit.ly/arndailye) and Equity Briefing:Quantum (NYSE: QTM) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday. The company reported ($0.04) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of ($0.04). The company's revenue for the quarter was down 8 ACN Newswire

Equity Briefing: Upgrades and Downgrades for July 31st: ALLT, APC, ARW, CRUS, DNDN, ENS, GPI, HSC, HUM, LOGM,
A number of stocks were upgraded and downgraded by equities research analysts today, as reported by Analyst Ratings Network (http://bit.ly/arndailyr) and Equity Briefing:Northland Securities upgraded shares of Allot Communications Ltd. (NASDAQ: ALLT) from a market perform rating to an outperform rating. Northland Securities now has a $30.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $28.00 ACN Newswire

BMO Completes Strategic Investment in COFCO Trust Co.
Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release. MarketWire

Eloqua Announces Pricing of Its Initial Public Offering
Eloqua, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand Revenue Performance Management solutions, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 8,000,000 shares of common stock at a price to the public of $11.50 per share. The common stock is expected to begin trading on the NASDAQ Global Market on August 2, 2012 under the ticker symbol "ELOQ." MarketWire

PremierWest Bancorp Elects Board Leadership
The Board of Directors of PremierWest Bancorp (NASDAQ: PRWT), the parent company of PremierWest Bank, announced today the election of board leadership. MarketWire

14th Annual International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED) Announces Call for Proposals, Exhibitors and Sponsors
Who/WhatThe International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED) is accepting paper, panel and speaker proposals, as well as exhibitor and sponsorship applications, for its 14th annual event. To be considered for an ISQED 2013 presentation and for publication by the IEEE, authors are asked to submit papers by Sept. 12, 2012 MarketWire

Vectren Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2012 Results; Guidance for 2012 Updated
Vectren Corporation (NYSE: VVC) today reported second quarter 2012 net income of $25.6 million, or $0.31 per share, compared to net income of $15.1 million, or $0.19 per share, in the second quarter of 2011. Net income for the six months ended June 30, 2012, was $76.9 million, or $0.94 per share, compared to $59.7 million, or $0.73 per share, for the same period in 2011. MarketWire

/CORRECTION - Transocean Ltd. Reports Second Quarter 2012 Results
In the news release, "Transocean Ltd. Reports Second Quarter 2012 Results," issued earlier today by Transocean Ltd MarketWire

CRUSHarmy Launches BattleCards: An App to Trade Sales Leads
Today SalesQuest® launched the next release of the CRUSHarmy™ platform enabling users to trade sales leads and exchange insider account knowledge in the new BattleCards™app. MarketWire

Transocean Ltd. Reports Second Quarter 2012 Results
Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) (SIX: RIGN) MarketWire

CubeSmart Declares Third Quarter 2012 Dividend
CubeSmart (NYSE: CUBE), a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust focused on self-storage facilities, announced today that its Board of Trustees declared a quarterly dividend of $0.08 per common share for the period ending September 30, 2012. The dividend is payable on October 15, 2012 to common shareholders of record on October 1, 2012 MarketWire

Schawk Announces 2012 Second-Quarter Results
Schawk, Inc. (NYSE: SGK), a leading provider of brand development and deployment services, enabling companies of all sizes to connect their brands with consumers, reported second-quarter 2012 results. Net loss in the second quarter of 2012 was $1.5 million, or $0.06 per diluted share, versus net income of $4.0 million, or $0.15 per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2011 MarketWire

Wyndham Hotel Group Converts 20 New Managed Hotels in One Day
Wyndham Hotel Group, the world's largest hotel company with over 7,170 hotels and part of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), today announced that it converted 20 hotels in one day, adding the properties to its portfolio of managed properties under the Wyndham® Hotels and Resorts and Hawthorn Suites® by Wyndham brands. MarketWire

Harte-Hanks Promotes Four Individuals as Direct Marketing Company Leaders
Harte-Hanks, Inc MarketWire

Essex Announces Second Quarter 2012 Results
Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESS) announced today its second quarter 2012 earnings results and related business activities. MarketWire

Zacuto Rentals Add More Gear to Inventory
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Sarepta Therapeutics to Present Company Overview at the 32nd Canaccord Genuity Annual Growth Conference
Sarepta Therapeutics (NASDAQ: SRPT), a developer of innovative RNA-based therapeutics, announced today that it is scheduled to present at the 32nd Canaccord Genuity Annual Growth Conference in Boston, MA on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Chris Garabedian, Sarepta's President and CEO, will be the presenter. MarketWire

Gyrotron Technology Inc. Announces Successful Launch of First Commercial Cryogenic-Free Gyrotron Installation
Gyrotron Technology Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GYTI), a developer of unique industrial heating technologies, announced today that it has successfully launched its first commercial cryogenic-free gyrotron installation MarketWire

FormFactor, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Results
FormFactor, Inc. (NASDAQ: FORM) today announced its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2012 that ended on June 30, 2012. Quarterly revenues were $54.8 million, up 57% from $34.8 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2012, and up 18% from $46.6 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2011. MarketWire

Zoom Telephonics Reports Results for the Second Quarter of 2012
Zoom Telephonics, Inc. (OTCQB: ZMTP) (OTCBB: ZMTP), a leading manufacturer of modems and other communication products, today reported net sales of $3.8 million for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012, up 21.0% from $3.2 million for the second quarter of 2011. Zoom reported a net loss of $211 thousand or $0.03 per share for Q2 2012, compared to a net loss of $326 thousand or $0 MarketWire

NuVasive to Participate in the Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference
NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA), a medical device company focused on developing minimally disruptive surgical products and procedures for the spine, announced today that Patrick F MarketWire

IDO Security Conducts Pilot Program in Constanc'a -- Romanian Prison
IDO Security Inc. (OTCBB: IDOI), developer of the innovative MagShoe™ shoe scanning device (SSD), today announced that the Company has installed the MagShoe at the Penitenciarul Poarta Alba Prison in Bucharest Romania. MarketWire

Spark Networks(R) to Present at the Canaccord Genuity 32nd Annual Global Growth Conference
Spark Networks, Inc. (NYSE MKT: LOV), a leading provider of online personals services, announced today that management will present at the Canaccord Genuity 32nd Annual Global Growth Conference to be held on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at the InterContinental Boston MarketWire

inTEST Reports 2012 Second Quarter Financial Results
inTEST Corporation (NASDAQ: INTT), an independent designer, manufacturer and marketer of temperature management products and semiconductor automatic test equipment (ATE) interface solutions, today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012. MarketWire

Eli Caliva Joins Charles Industries as Midwest Regional Sales Manager
Charles Industries, Ltd. today announced that Eli Caliva has joined the company's Telecommunications Group as Midwest Regional Sales Manager MarketWire

First California Confirms Engagement of Investment Banker and Legal Counsel to Assist in Strategic Review Process
First California Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCAL), the holding company of First California Bank, today confirmed that First California's board of directors has engaged Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc MarketWire

Extreme Networks Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2012 Financial Results
Extreme Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXTR) today announced financial results for its 2012 fiscal fourth quarter and total year ended June 30, 2012. For the quarter, total net revenue was $87.6 million as compared to $73.4 million in the third fiscal quarter and $89.8 million for the fourth fiscal quarter last year. GAAP net income was $7.8 million or $0 MarketWire

Zumiez Inc. Reports July 2012 Sales Results
Zumiez Inc. (NASDAQ: ZUMZ), a leading specialty retailer of action sports related apparel, footwear, equipment and accessories, today announced that total net sales for the four-week period ended July 28, 2012 increased 21.5% to $47.0 million, compared to $38.7 million for the four-week period ended July 30, 2011. The Company's comparable store sales increased 7 MarketWire

Walter Energy Announces Second Quarter 2012 Results
Walter Energy Inc. (NYSE: WLT) (TSX: WLT) MarketWire

Franklin Street Properties Corp. Announces Second Quarter 2012 Results
Franklin Street Properties Corp. (the "Company," "FSP," "we" or "our") (NYSE MKT: FSP), an investment firm specializing in real estate, announced today Funds From Operations (FFO) of $19.0 million or $0.23 per share for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012. The Company also announced Net Income of $5.4 million and Earnings Per Share (EPS) of $0 MarketWire

Esterline Appoints Marcia Mason General Counsel
Esterline Corporation (NYSE: ESL), (www.esterline.com), a leading specialty manufacturer serving the global aerospace and defense markets, today announced it has appointed Marcia Mason to the position of Vice President and General Counsel. Mason, a former partner with the Seattle-based law firm Bogle & Gates, served as Esterline's Vice President, Human Resources for the past 19 years. MarketWire

New Hampshire Thrift Bancshares, Inc. Agrees to Acquire The Nashua Bank
New Hampshire Thrift Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: NHTB) ("NHTB") announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire The Nashua Bank for approximately $19.4 million in cash and stock (the "Merger") MarketWire

Big Beat Records Scores Big Time; Famed Electronic/Dance Music Label Receives Five MTV Video Music Awards Nominations; Skrillex, Martin Solveig, and Duck Sauce All Receive First-Ever "Best Electronic Dance Music Video" Nods
A titanic trio of Big Beat recording artists are among the top nominees for the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards nominations. The renowned electronic/dance music label dominated the newly minted "Best Electronic Dance Music Video" category, earning three of the five total nominations. MarketWire

Katalyst Announces New Series for Machinima Prime, Machinima's New Premium Content YouTube Channel
Katalyst Network, a new breed of studio developing content for film, TV and the web, announced today that they have partnered with Machinima, the number one entertainment network on YouTube, to produce Prank Lab for Machinima Prime, Machinima's new premium content channel that officially launched today, August 1st. MarketWire

Edmonton Dentist Educates the Alberta Community Using Interactive Website
Edmonton family dentist Dr. Derek Fika has announced the launch of a new, patient-focused website. The practice recently launched the new website created by dental web design leader, ProSites, Inc. The website contains many interactive features including patient education dental videos and a free Smile Analysis feature that helps patients make better informed decisions about their oral health MarketWire

Primo Angeli, Famous International Designer, Sells "London Calling" Olympics Poster Online
Primo Angeli, the famed international designer of the official 1996 Atlanta Olympics poster, has made available signed prints of his latest poster "London Calling" that mark the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London. MarketWire

Tenaris Announces 2012 Second Quarter Results
Tenaris S.A. (NYSE: TS) (BAE: TS) (BVM: TS) (MILAN: TEN) ("Tenaris") today announced its results for the quarter and semester ended June 30, 2012 with comparison to its results for the quarter and semester ended June 30, 2011. MarketWire

fun. Receives Prestigious Pair of MTV Video Music Awards Nominations as "Some Nights" Makes History by Topping Alternative Airplay Charts Nationwide; Epic Live Schedule Kicks Off Tomorrow in Philadelphia, Encompassing Headline Tour and Festival Dates; Multiple TV Appearances Also Slated for August,
fun. continues to own 2012 with the announcement of two 2012 MTV Video Music Awards nominations. The band scored a prestigious "Best New Artist" nod, while their record-breaking #1 hit, "We Are Young (Feat. Janelle Monáe)," was named in the "Best Pop Video" category. Fans are invited to vote for fun. at www.mtv.com/ontv/vma/2012/categories.jhtml MarketWire

Launch of New MLM.COM
InfoTrax Systems -- the world-leading provider of software, online distributor tools and commissions consulting for direct selling companies -- today announced the launch of a redesigned and repurposed MLM.com. MarketWire

HFZ Capital Group Adds to Its Senior Management Team
Ziel Feldman, Founder & Managing Principal of HFZ Capital Group, noted today that the company has expanded its real estate holdings and development projects at such a rapid rate that a number of new executives have recently been added to HFZ's management team. MarketWire

Algae Biomass Summit to Reveal Latest Engineering Advances for Commercial Production of Domestic, Low-Carbon, Renewable Fuels Made From Algae
The 6th Annual Algae Biomass Summit, taking place in Denver, Co. September 24-27 will showcase in its Engineering and Analysis track nearly 30 presentations by leading research scientists from national and corporate laboratories MarketWire

spalook.com Announces the Addition of Hampton Sun
spalook.com, one of the most trusted online sources for high-performance luxury skin care and beauty essentials, has added the skin care brand Hampton Sun to its assortment of premium beauty products. MarketWire

The African Children's Choir in Illinois!
The African Children's Choir melts the hearts of Audiences with their charming smiles, beautiful voices and lively African songs and dances. The program features well-loved children's songs, traditional Spirituals and rhythmic Gospel Favorites MarketWire

ApartmentFinder.com Gives Back to Aid Residents of El Reno, Oklahoma With Their Housing Needs
ApartmentFinder.com supported teens across Oklahoma who gathered at Mission El Reno, July 22-27, to work in the local community and assist numerous service organizations to aid in the housing needs of residents MarketWire

Marketwire Expands Its Brazilian News Release and Content Distribution
Marketwire has expanded the reach of the industry's most robust news and content distribution services even further. The addition of Brazil Wire gives Marketwire clients the ability to send HTML-rich news releases and multimedia content in English, Spanish and Portuguese languages to a vast media network throughout the country. MarketWire

Back-to-School Savings Include Tax Breaks
Considering the confusion surrounding diminishing tax breaks and tax-free ways to pay for school, H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) shares how parents and students can make smart tax and saving choices for education expenses. Some of the most commonly overlooked tax breaks are for education. MarketWire

GMP Seeks Rate Decrease as Result of Merger
Green Mountain Power today asked the Vermont Public Service Board to lower customer rates (by 0.4 percent) beginning October 1, the first such reduction in decades. Green Mountain Power last filed for a rate decrease in 1988. MarketWire

Phoseon Technology Launches Japanese Website for UV LED Curing Market
To support the increased demand in the Japanese market, Phoseon is pleased to announce the launch of its Japanese website www.phoseon.jp. The new site will allow customers in Japan to better access information on UV LED curing solutions for the growing market. MarketWire

American Health Extends Population Health Management Services to Enhance Member Wellness Resources
American Health Holding, Inc., a multi-URAC accredited medical management service provider, centers on member health by introducing the Performance-Based Wellness program through a partnership with Interactive Health Solutions MarketWire

Volkswagen and Porsche Finalize Creation of Integrated Automotive Group
The creation of the Integrated Automotive Group between Volkswagen and Porsche was finalized on August 1 as planned. "The path is now finally clear for a bright future together. Even closer cooperation will enable us to significantly strengthen Volkswagen and Porsche, and further expand the Group's product portfolio with fascinating new vehicles," said Prof. Dr MarketWire

12th Annual Survey of Casino Executives to Be Conducted by Spectrum Gaming Group & Bristol Associates, Inc.
Spectrum Gaming Group, the world's foremost gaming research and professional services firm, and Bristol Associates, the gaming industry's leading executive search firm, will conduct their 12th Internet-based national survey of casino executives to help the gaming industry attract, retain and motivate its executive talent. MarketWire

TrustGo Mobile Security App Surpasses One Million Users on Google Play
TrustGo Mobile Inc. (TrustGo), a leading mobile security company, announced today that its Android app has surpassed 1 million total user downloads from the Google Play marketplace. With an average star rating of 4.75 and more than 25,000 reviews, TrustGo Mobile Security continues to build momentum as one of the highest-rated security and antivirus applications on the platform. MarketWire

Online News Association Selects 2012 MJ Bear Fellows, Journalism Stand-Outs Under 30
The Online News Association, the world's largest membership organization of digital journalists, today announced its second class of 2012 MJ Bear Fellows, three journalists under age 30 whose innovative work in independent, community and corporate news represents the best of new media. MarketWire

7th Annual Killer Nashville Conference Announces Top Ten 2012 Claymore Award Finalists for Best Unpublished Novel
Killer Nashville (www.killernashville.com), the premier conference for mystery, thriller and crime fiction authors and fans, is pleased to announce the Top Ten 2012 Claymore Award finalists for best unpublished manuscript in the mystery, thriller and suspense genres. MarketWire

DHS to Sell SalesKing
DHS Holding Co (PINKSHEETS: DHSM) President Charlie Barrett announced today that the company will be focusing 100% on expanding its holdings in Belize, therefore DHS will be selling off SalesKing. MarketWire

INFORUM Presents "Climbing the SF Food Chain"
The Commonwealth Club's INFORUM will host a panel discussion with some of the city's most diverse and innovative chefs on Thursday, Aug. 9th followed by a guerilla-style popup dinner at SF Foodlab courtesy of Blair Warsham's graffEats MarketWire

Kids Have All the Fun With Kids & Teens Gift Basket Line From GreatArrivals
GreatArrivals.com has just released its Brand New Kids & Teens Gift Basket Line. Perfect for get well, birthdays and other special occasions, it features age appropriate gifts for boys and girls ages 3 years to teens. MarketWire

The Little Gym and Amber Alert GPS Team Up to Promote Safety and Savings
The Little Gym and Amber Alert GPS have announced a new strategic partnership that will help parents obtain special preferred pricing on the Amber Alert GPS tracking device for children. MarketWire

Hall of Fame Athlete, Doug Flutie, Went On-the-Record With VIBE TV Regarding His Partnership With Instaflex at the 2012 ESPY Awards
As the official brand ambassador for Instaflex, Doug Flutie, legendary hall-of-fame member and Heisman trophy winner, attended the recent ESPY awards show and pre-event festivities representing the popular joint support product which he proudly touts as a "supplement that can dramatically improve your quality of life" and help "effectively manage joint and injury-related pain." MarketWire

SAVA Achieves ISO 9001:2008 Certification
SAVA Workforce Solutions, LLC, a leading provider of enterprise IT and mission support services, has achieved the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2008 certification. MarketWire

NewTek Announces the LightWave 3D Group -- Names Rob Powers Group President
NewTek announced today the creation of the LightWave 3D® Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., based in Burbank, Calif. The new division will focus on delivering visualization and 3D products for a range of industries -- from architecture, computer-aided design and product development to advertising, game development and feature films MarketWire

Topsy Partners With Twitter to Power the Twitter Political Index
Topsy, the realtime social analytics provider, today announced that it has partnered with Twitter and two leading polling firms to release the Twitter Political Index, a way to understand how the 2012 presidential election is unfolding through the active conversations on Twitter MarketWire

Murray Circle's Wine Director, Gillian Ballance, Achieves Worldwide Ranking of Master Sommelier -- One of 18 Women in the U.S.
Murray Circle at Cavallo Point Lodge is pleased to announce its wine director, Gillian Ballance, has received the prestigious worldwide ranking of Master Sommelier and invites guests to come and broaden their palates with the tasting menu wine pairings showcasing Ballance's knowledge and the lodge's monthly Drink & Dine Local events. MarketWire

Berkeley Research Group Adds Leading Government Contracts Expertise
Berkeley Research Group recently added a preeminent Government Contracts practice to the firm, with the addition of directors Mary Karen Wills, Sajeev Malaveetil, Terence E. Rodgers, and Dennis A. Staats, and principals Ryan D. Byrd, Charles V. Choyce, Jr., and Theodore Needham. MarketWire

KDDI to Launch Social Media Analysis Service
KDDI America, Inc. and KDDI R&D Laboratories, Inc., subsidiaries of KDDI CORPORATION, a Fortune Global 500 company and worldwide leader in international telecommunications services, jointly announces its first U.S. web service targeting the social media analytics market -- the KDDI Social Media Visualizer MarketWire

Latest Version of the Epicor Human Capital Management Solution Is Now Available
Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced general availability of its latest human capital management (HCM) solution, Epicor HCM version 5.7 MarketWire

Appature Co-Founder and CEO Kabir Shahani Selected as One of PharmaVOICE's "100 Most Inspiring People in Life-Sciences Industry"
Appature Inc. (www.appature.com), the leading provider of cloud-based relationship marketing software for life sciences, announced today that Co-founder and CEO Kabir Shahani has been honored as one of the 100 most 'inspiring people' in the life-sciences industry. MarketWire

MRED CEO Russ Bergeron Is Panel Participant on MLS of Tomorrow at Inman Real Estate Connect Conference
Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) (www.mredllc.com), the Chicagoland multiple listing service (MLS), has announced that its CEO, Russ Bergeron, will be a panelist at Inman News' upcoming Real Estate Connect Conference in San Francisco MarketWire

DISH Recognized By CIO Magazine as CIO 100 Company
Acknowledged for completing large-scale billing system conversion IT conversion includes interactive voice response telephone, workforce management systems Largest IT project in company history DISH (NASDAQ: DISH), a leading pay-TV provider, was recognized by IDG's CIO magazine for undertaking a massive overhaul of its billing system and related technologies MarketWire

SRS Continuity of Care Exchange Platform (SRS CCX(TM)) Automates Quality Reporting, Outcomes Management, and Population Health Improvement for Pine Medical Group
SRS, the leader in productivity-enhancing EHR technology and services for high-performance physicians, announced today that 22-provider Pine Medical Group, P.C., is leveraging the SRS Continuity of Care Exchange platform (SRS CCX™) to effortlessly share a full range of discrete clinical data with the Wellcentive registry MarketWire

Social iQ Networks Releases First Self-Service Portal Addressing Social Account Sprawl
Social iQ Networks, Inc., the pioneer in social infrastructure governance for the enterprise, today announced availability of its new credit card driven portal- Social AccountFinder. The new portal allows agencies, consultants, and brands to quickly and affordably find company and brand run accounts. MarketWire

American Academy of Ophthalmology-Sponsored Research Shows Cataract Surgery Can Reduce Hip Fracture Risk
A major study of Medicare beneficiaries shows that the risk of hip fractures was significantly reduced in patients who had had cataract surgery, compared to patients who did not undergo the procedure MarketWire

Clint Fuhrman, LexisNexis(R) to Address the eHealth Initiative's National Forum on Data and Analytics in Health Care
LexisNexis® Risk Solutions today announced that Clint Fuhrman, National Director, Government Health Care will present during the eHealth Initiative's National Forum on Data and Analytics in Health Care at a session entitled, "Transforming Data into Healthcare Intelligence in Today's Market." Mr MarketWire

Sweepre Interactive Partners With The GoodLife Team to Provide
Sweepre Interactive today announced a partnership to provide its touchCMA™ Suite of products to The GoodLife Team, an Austin-based real estate company that generally is recognized as one of the industry's most tech-savvy agencies. MarketWire

Kraemer Land Company Acquires 19.4 Acres for Residential Development in Fontana, Calif.
Kraemer Land Company, formerly FKC Properties, has renamed the privately held, fully integrated real estate firm with plans to substantially grow the company's portfolio. The company is accelerating deal activity with an initial $3.1 million purchase of 19.4 acres of residential land in Fontana, Calif. MarketWire

EPAM Systems Leverages the Cloud to Enhance Its Global Delivery Model With Nimbula Director
Nimbula, the Cloud Operating System Company, today announced that EPAM Systems (NYSE: EPAM), a leading global software engineering and IT consulting provider, implemented Nimbula Director, the most advanced cloud computing software for building and managing private, hybrid and public clouds. MarketWire

Real Estate Auction Points to Improving Market
Last week's auction of approximately 40 properties signals an upturn in the real estate market, with a strong group of live and online bidders competing vigorously in an event that brought a total of more than $4 million. MarketWire

Bechtel Selected to Provide Nuclear Consulting Services to CNPEC
Bechtel has signed an agreement to provide project management consulting services to the China Nuclear Power Engineering Corporation (CNPEC), a subsidiary of the China Guangdong Nuclear Power Group (CGNPG). MarketWire

NeighborWorks Training Institute Sustainability Courses for Nonprofits Draw Crowds
With less than two weeks to go before the next NeighborWorks Training Institute, courses designed to help nonprofits build homes with greater energy efficiency, develop housing near transit and transform homes into healthier places to live, are near capacity MarketWire

FreightCenter.com Earns High Praise From Business Journal
For the third consecutive year, FreightCenter.com has been recognized for its sustainable business model and total revenue gain by the "Tampa Bay Business Journal," earning the publication's 2012 "Fast-50" list. MarketWire

Audi Sets All-Time U.S. July Sales Record With 28% Increase
Audi established a new July record, with sales of 11,707 new vehicles representing a 28% increase above the old mark set in July 2011. The best July in the brand's U.S. history also stands as the 19th consecutive month of record performance. The results for the first seven months of 2012 set a year-to-date record, as well. MarketWire

Saudi-Based Golden Chip Company to Implement Epicor ERP Solution
Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations today announced that its next-generation enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution will be deployed at the production facility for Saudi-based smart card manufacturer Golden Chip Company (GCC). MarketWire

Papercheck Announces Summer 2012 Charles Shafae' Scholarship Fund Winner
Papercheck, a leader in essay editing services, announced that the Summer 2012 Charles Shafae' Scholarship Fund winner is John Stanko, an upcoming junior at Texas Tech University, where he is completing a degree in political science while minoring in Russian language and area studies. MarketWire

Enablon to Host the Premier Global Event for Sustainability Leaders With Its 4th Annual Sustainable Performance Forum
Enablon, the world's leading provider of sustainability management software, will gather hundreds of executives from 'Global 2000' companies at its 4th Annual Sustainable Performance Forum on Tuesday, Sept. 18th and Wednesday, Sept MarketWire

Blue Chip Patient Recruitment's Cheryl Dewey Selected as One of 2012's "100 Most Inspiring People in the Life-Sciences Industry" by PharmaVOICE Magazine
Cheryl Dewey, Director, Project Management at Blue Chip Patient Recruitment (BCPR), a division of Blue Chip Marketing Worldwide (BCMW), has been named one of the 100 most inspiring people in the life-sciences industry in 2012 by PharmaVOICE magazine. Recipients are selected by PharmaVOICE readers and their peers in the life-sciences field. MarketWire

Majesco Entertainment Reveals Zumba(R) Fitness Core's Rockin' In-Game Soundtrack and First Official Gameplay Trailer in Advance of October 2012 Launch
Take the work out of your ab workout with an electrifying soundtrack that will keep your body moving! Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative provider of video games for the mass market, revealed today 23 licensed songs of the 40 tracks featured in Zumba® Fitness Core, the first and only video game designed to sculpt your abs within an exhilarating total body workout MarketWire

Zagster and Hyatt Regency Cambridge Launch Bike Sharing Service for Guests
Zagster, a company that provides bikes-as-a-service, today announced it has partnered with Hyatt Regency in Cambridge, MA. to offer a bike sharing program to guests. Hotel guests can reserve and ride comfortable, city-friendly cruiser bikes for just $15 per day, allowing them a healthy, convenient and fun way to explore the area, visit friends or attend business meetings MarketWire

BrightScope Announces Top 25 Kansas City Area-Based RIA Firms
BrightScope (www.brightscope.com), a leading provider of independent financial information and investment research, today announced the Top 25 Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) firms in the Kansas City area, focused on individual money management, with the greatest amount of assets under management MarketWire

SAVO Webinar Discusses Transformation From Random Acts of Sales Enablement to Holistic Strategy for Profitable Growth
SAVO Group, the market leader in sales enablement, will be hosting a webinar, "The 21st-Century Sales Warrior: Delivering Sales Effectiveness for Today's Sales Organization MarketWire

Dynamic Air Quality Solutions Introduces Dynamic V8-SL for Rooftop Applications
Dynamic Air Quality Solutions, a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-performance indoor air quality products, today announced the newest addition to its line of V8 Air Cleaning Systems -- the Dynamic V8-SL MarketWire

Fort Collins Club Has Something for All Walks of Life -- From Kids Club and Corporate Wellness to Silver Sneakers
Fort Collins Club, a leading health club gym in Colorado, is reminding their members that they have programs for all ages -- from kids' camps to corporate wellness to Silver Sneakers programs. No wonder they are called "The Club with Personality." MarketWire

Security and Sound Design, a Northern Colorado Security Systems Company, Partners With Page1 for Online Marketing
Sound and Security Design, a northern Colorado company that provides at-home entertainment and security systems services, is pleased to announce a partnership with Page1 Online Marketing (Page1). Page1 is a Fort Collins company that specializes in search engine optimization (SEO), social media and other types of online marketing MarketWire

Antiques Roadshow Travels to Seattle, WA
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Volkswagen Reports 27.3% Sales Increase in July
Best year-to-date sales since 1973, a 34.1 percent increase Best July ever for Passat with 9,007 units Jetta Sedan achieved sales of 11,666 units Best July ever for Tiguan, 2,966 units High-mileage, clean diesel TDI models account for 19.4 percent of sales in July. Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VWoA) today reported 37,014 units sold in July, a 27 MarketWire

Foursquare Dominates Restaurant Space According to Restaurant Sciences' RIMS Study
Restaurant Sciences, a provider of restaurant industry information and analytics, today released Foursquare statistics from its Restaurant Internet Marketing Study (RIMS). According to the study, Foursquare is gaining widespread acceptance among restaurants and their patrons, and outpacing Yelp's popularity in key areas. Among the findings: MarketWire

iDashboards Creates an Interactive Dashboard to Track the 2012 Summer Olympic Games
The Summer Olympics are underway and iDashboards, leader in the Business Intelligence (BI) dashboard software space, has been tracking all of the action. Today the company revealed an interactive dashboard designed to allow visitors to explore countries' past performances, track medal counts and stay up-to-date on the latest scorecard MarketWire

Win a Share of $150,000 Cash During Labor Day Weekend at Four Winds New Buffalo or Four Winds Hartford
Four Winds®, the premier gaming destinations in the Midwest, is pleased to announce that W Club members can win a share of $150,000, including a grand prize of $100,000 cash, on Sunday, September 2 at either Four Winds New Buffalo or Four Winds Hartford® MarketWire

Handeni Gold Inc. : Handeni Gold Inc. strengthens its technical team.
Handeni Gold Inc. (the "Company"or "Handeni Gold") (OTCQB: HNDI) is pleased to announce the appointment ofadditional members to its technical advisory committee. MarketWire

Voxeo CEO Jonathan Taylor to Deliver Keynote Address at SpeechTEK 2012
Voxeo, the leading provider of Unlocked Communications™, is proud to announce that its CEO Jonathan Taylor will deliver the keynote luncheon address at SpeechTEK 2012, the world's largest conference and exhibition dedicated exclusively to speech technology, on Tuesday, August 14th at the Marriott Marquis New York. MarketWire

Pixelligent Continues Steady Growth Amid Increased Demand for Its Nanocrystal Additives
Pixelligent Technologies, an innovator in manufacturing nanocrystal additives for the electronics, semiconductor and industrial markets, announced today that the company has expanded its footprint to include more than 13,000 sq. ft. and has increased its workforce by nearly 150% since moving operations to Baltimore in June 2011 MarketWire

View Systems Awarded Contract for New Enhanced ViewScan Weapons Detection System
View Systems, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: VSYM), a weapons detection and access control provider, announced today the company has been awarded an additional $250,000 plus contract for Detroit installations. The enhanced, redesigned flagship product, the SecureScan, has been successfully selected for applications including homeland security, critical infrastructure and commercial command centers. MarketWire

NewQuest Properties Announces Commercial Leases, Property Sales in Texas
NewQuest Properties, a leading Houston commercial real estate company, is pleased to announce new commercial leases and property sales in Texas. These and other recent transactions show Texas really is the top state for business. MarketWire

Autism Speaks Selects Paradysz to Lead Donor Acquisition Strategy
Paradysz, the leading audience development agency, announced today that it has been selected by Autism Speaks to provide strategy and execution management for its direct marketing donor acquisition campaign. Autism Speaks is the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization. MarketWire

Hitor Group Executes Exclusive Worldwide Licencing Agreement for NuGuard(TM) Home Systems Technology
Hitor Group, Inc. (OTCQB: HITR) (BERLIN: HTOG) -- Hitor Group has secured the exclusive global rights to NuGuard™ Home Systems Technology. The contract provides Hitor a panel housing technology that is more cost effective and efficient than any competing method MarketWire

CalAmp Awarded $2.2 Million Contract to Create Mobile Data Communications Network for 1,500 km Driverless Train System
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Oryon Technologies Appoints Business Performance Expert to Board
Oryon Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: ORYN) (PINKSHEETS: ORYN) ("Oryon" or the "Company"), a developer and manufacturer of the innovative next-generation, flexible, crushable, water resistant and wearable lighting technology known as Elastolite® is pleased to announce and welcome the appointment of Mr. Richard K. Hoesterey to the Board of Directors. MarketWire

Digidev Group Launches In-House Production of Original Programming
The Digital Development Group Corp. (OTCBB: DIDG) ("Digidev," "Digidev Group" or the "Company), a development stage company aiming to offer an in-depth portfolio of content for Internet TV distribution, is pleased to announce the launch of its in-house creative department beginning with the production of a dedicated Video Blog series. MarketWire

Enable IPC Issues Update on Its Second Consecutive Profitable Quarter, Its Upcoming Stockholders' Meeting, and Its S/Cap(TM) RFID Tags
Enable IPC Corporation (PINKSHEETS: EIPC) today issued an update to stockholders and interested parties regarding its quarterly financial report issued Monday July 30, 2012 detailing the Company's second consecutive profitable quarter MarketWire

Zenprise Gets Top Customer Satisfaction Score
Zenprise®, Inc., an innovator in mobile device management (MDM), today announced it received an excellent satisfaction score, indicating customers are likely to recommend Zenprise to friends and colleagues. Zenprise achieved a net promoter score of +60, well above the average net promoter score that ranges from +5 to +10. MarketWire

National Car Rental Provides Return Alerts to Emerald Club Members
National Car Rental, the premier rental car brand for business travel, today announced the launch of its new Return Alerts to Emerald Club members to enhance efficiency, choice and convenience in their frequent business travel. MarketWire

Re:Active Comic Book by Psychic Bunny Delivers a New Interactive Experience on iPad
Media studio Psychic Bunny will publish the solution to its murder mystery comic book, Qualia, this week. Psychic Bunny is behind Re:Active, an interactive comic book app released for the iPad. MarketWire

Cubic Corporation to Restate Financial Statements
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BIOLASE Awarded New Patent That Expands Intellectual Property Position in Laser Endodontics
BIOLASE, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOL), the world's leading dental laser manufacturer and distributor, today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded BIOLASE a new patent, number 8,221,117 B2, titled, "Probes and Biofluids for Treating and Removing Deposits from Tissue Surfaces." MarketWire

Broadcast International to Stream Second Quarter 2012 Results Podcast on Wednesday, August 15
Broadcast International (OTCBB: BCST) (OTCQB: BCST), a leading provider of video management software and services, will stream its second quarter results podcast on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern time. The results will be issued in a press release prior to the podcast. MarketWire

ServiceMax Revolutionizes Reverse Logistics With Release of Summer '12
ServiceMax, the award-winning creators of the first and only complete suite of cloud-based, mobile and social field service applications, today announced the latest release of ServiceMax, Summer '12 MarketWire

PacificHealth Laboratories Announces 2nd Quarter Results
PacificHealth Laboratories, Inc. (OTCQB: PHLI) (OTCBB: PHLI), a leading sports nutrition company, today reported its financial results for the quarter and six months ended June 30, 2012. MarketWire

Netlist Schedules Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results and Conference Call
Netlist, Inc. (NASDAQ: NLST), a leading provider of high performance memory solutions for the cloud computing market, announced today that it will report its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012, at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, August 14, and will host a conference call at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time that same day. MarketWire

Cabinet NG Changes Company Name
Cabinet NG, provider of electronic document management and workflow management software, today announced it has changed its name to Cabinet (dropping the 'NG'), in order to build on its core brand identity and simplify its presentation to attract new prospects and customers. MarketWire

Vicor to Demonstrate Improvements in Power-to-Weight Ratios at AUVSI's Unmanned Systems North America 2012 Conference
Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today announced its participation in the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International's (AUVSI) Unmanned Systems North America 2012 conference, hosted in Las Vegas, Nevada, August 6 - 9, 2012 MarketWire

Google Shopping: SPECIAL REPORT; Mercent and Google Host Live Webinar Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Mercent™, a leading technology company that enables retailers to profitably reach and convert more shoppers online, announced today the next event in its 2012 Mercent Retail™ Webinar Series titled "Google Shopping: Special Report." MarketWire

TRC Awarded Program Management Contract by Efficiency Maine
TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRR) today announced that it has been awarded a multi-year contract to deliver program management services for Efficiency Maine's Multifamily Efficiency Program. The initiative aims to reduce energy consumption by 20 percent by providing comprehensive retrofit services to 1,800 apartment units across the state. MarketWire

Agile Therapeutics Chief Medical Officer Dr. Marie Foegh Selected as One of Top 100 Healthcare Leaders by PharmaVOICE
Agile Therapeutics today announced that Dr. Marie Foegh, Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Clinical Research and Development, has been selected as one of the top 100 leaders in the healthcare industry by PharmaVOICE, a leading publication for life-sciences executives and other healthcare-service related professionals. Dr MarketWire

Evernote(R) Selects Foxit(R) for PDF Display and Search for Their Evernote Windows(R) Application
Foxit Corporation, an Amazon-invested leading software provider of solutions for reading, editing, creating, organizing, and securing PDF documents, today announced that Evernote has selected Foxit PDF technology to display and search PDF documents for their Evernote Windows application. MarketWire

Dr. Anthony G. Sclar Announces "All-on-4-or-More" Dental Implant Course
Dr. Anthony G. Sclar announces a new 3-day CE course for restorative dentists, specialists and laboratory technicians with intermediate to advanced experience in implant dentistry, who desire to provide graftless solutions for full-arch, immediate-load prosthesis for edentulous patients and patients with terminal dentition MarketWire

Ameristar Casinos Reports 2Q 2012 Results
Ameristar Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASCA) MarketWire

Athenian Venture Partners Fund Ranked Number One by Preqin
Athenian Venture Partners, a venture capital firm investing in information technology and healthcare companies, announced today that its 2003 AVP Ohio fund has been named the top fund of its vintage by Preqin, a leading provider of data and research on private equity, real estate, hedge and infrastructure funds and other alternative investments. MarketWire

Pontiflex Delivers AppConnect Solution for Acquiring New Email Marketing Subscribers on Mobile Devices
Pontiflex, the company behind the industry's leading mobile signup ad platform AdLeads™, today announced its integration with the Constant Contact®, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTCT) suite of online marketing tools MarketWire

Winchester Systems Delivers Rugged Solutions
Winchester Systems Inc., a leading data storage solutions provider, today announced a collection of "Purpose-Built" rugged storage solutions for field applications. MarketWire

Elephant Talk Communications Reports Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results
Elephant Talk Communications, Corp. (NYSE MKT: ETAK) (www.elephanttalk.com), an international provider of software and services developed to manage network, billing and systems infrastructure for the telecommunication industry and a market leader in providing solutions to counter electronic fraud for the financial services industry, today announced total revenue of $7 MarketWire

Real Estate Agents Move to Video: Imprev Adds YouTube- and SEO-Ready "Build Your Own" Video Product
Inman Real Estate Connect - Consumer consumption of online video continues to skyrocket and that's providing an advantage to real estate agents who use video to market homes as they benefit from the growing popularity of video, the ability to better reach new generations of mobile technology-centric homebuyers, and increased page rank through superior Search Engine Optimization (SEO). MarketWire

Baja Mining Announces Director Resignations
Baja Mining Corp. ("Baja") (TSX: BAJ)(OTCQX: BAJFF) reports that Stephen Lehner and Ken Murphy have resigned from Baja's board. MarketWire

BMO Financial Group Announces Expiration and Final Results of Debt Tender Offers
Bank of Montreal (TSX: BMO)(NYSE: BMO) and its subsidiaries BMO Financial Corp. (successor to First Indiana Corporation) ("BFC") and BMO Harris Bank N.A. (successor to M&I Marshall & Ilsley Bank) ("BHB") today announced the expiration and final results of the previously announced cash tender offers to repurchase certain of their outstanding notes. MarketWire

SouthGobi Resources to Announce Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results on August 13, 2012
SouthGobi Resources Ltd. (TSX: SGQ)(HKSE: 1878) will release its second quarter 2012 financial results before TSX market open on Monday, August 13, 2012. MarketWire

Lpath Appoints Daniel L. Kisner, M.D. to Board of Directors
Lpath, Inc. (OTCQB: LPTN), the industry leader in lipidomics-based therapeutics, has appointed Daniel L. Kisner, M.D. to its board of directors. The appointment adds a seat to the board, bringing the total number of directors to six, including five independent directors. MarketWire

Legendary Guitar Maker C. F. Martin & Co. Expands DNA Marking to Guitar Strings and Protects Brand With Botanical DNA
Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (OTCBB: APDN) (Twitter:@APDN), a provider of botanical DNA-based product verification solutions, announces that celebrated guitar maker C.F. Martin & Co. ("Martin Guitar") has expanded DNA marking to protect and authenticate its guitar strings MarketWire

Wyndham Rewards Hotel Loyalty Program Expands in Middle East and Asia Pacific
Wyndham Rewards®, the world's largest lodging loyalty program with almost 7,000 participating hotels, today announced its expansion into countries throughout the Middle East and Asia Pacific, providing its members with broader access to the Wyndham Hotel Group portfolio of brands. MarketWire

WestJet Order for Up to 45 Bombardier Q400 NextGen Aircraft Goes Firm
Bombardier Aerospace announced today that the conditional order placed by WestJet, an Alberta partnership on June 28, 2012, has been converted to a firm purchase agreement for up to 45 Q400 NextGen airliners. The transaction includes 20 firm-ordered Q400 NextGen aircraft and options on an additional 25 of the aircraft MarketWire

U.S. Private-Sector Employment Increased by 163,000 Jobs in July, According to ADP National Employment Report
Private-sector employment increased by 163,000 from June to July on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the latest ADP National Employment Report® released today. The ADP National Employment Report, created by Automatic Data Processing, Inc MarketWire

easyhome Ltd. Announces Timing of Second Quarter 2012 Conference Call and Webcast
easyhome Ltd. (TSX: EH), Canada's largest merchandise leasing company and a growing provider of financial services, will hold a conference call with shareholders, analysts and portfolio managers on Tuesday, August 14, 2012. A Press Release will be issued after the market closes on Monday, August 13, 2012. MarketWire

Dachis Group Launches Campaign Performance Monitor
Dachis Group, the world's leading social software and solutions firm, today announced the launch of Campaign Performance Monitor, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) application that measures the impact of social campaigns on brand performance. MarketWire

Home Health International Reaches Out to Hispanic Community to Offer Bilingual Home Health Services
Home Health International Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HHII), a Medicare-certified home health agency, is actively reaching out to Florida's Hispanic community to increase patient census. MarketWire

Best Back to School Deals in One Convenient Location
Slickdeals (www.slickdeals.net), the pioneer of community-based online deal shopping, today launched the Back to School seasonal page for the best deals on all school-related purchases. The Back to School page showcases deals for students of all ages MarketWire

Precise Appoints David Cassady as Senior VP of Sales
Precise Software Solutions, the global leader in application performance management (APM), today announced the appointment of David Cassady as Senior VP of Sales for the Americas and Global Sales Operations. Cassady will oversee Precise Software's direct sales organization of the Americas and will also manage the company's inside sales and sales operations globally. MarketWire

Dolat Ventures Reports Diamonds Trump Gold as Investor's Best Friend
Dolat Ventures Inc. (OTCBB: DOLV) an exploration diamond development company focused on West Africa, is pleased to report an article published by Shai Ahmed the CNBC Associate Editor on July 12, 2012. MarketWire

Computer Architect Jim Keller Joins AMD as Chief of Processor Group
AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that Jim Keller, 53, has joined the company as corporate vice president and chief architect of AMD's microprocessor cores, reporting to chief technology officer and senior vice president of technology and engineering Mark Papermaster MarketWire

U.S. Patent Office Allows Laurantis Application for Treatment of Skin Inflammation
The United States Patent and Trademark Office has allowed a patent application by Laurantis Pharma Oy (Laurantis) as it pertains to the topical application of pH-adjusted cis-urocanic acid (Cis-UCA), an endogenous small-molecule component of human and animal skin with potent anti-inflammatory activity MarketWire

New Social Search Tool Puts Search Back in the Hands of the User
There are 87.8 billion monthly searches worldwide conducted on Google sites alone. Wouldn't it be great if there were a way to make those searches more productive and support a good cause at the same time? That's where SWIKI, the new multifaceted search enhancement tool from AdMedia comes in MarketWire

NYSE Technologies Extends Its Decade-Long Relationship With Sidera Networks
Sidera Networks, the premier provider of fiber optic-based network solutions, announces that NYSE Technologies, the commercial technology division of NYSE Euronext, has extended its decade-long relationship with Sidera by signing a new service agreement designed to ensure the continued ultra low latency connectivity of its SFTI network MarketWire

Amtel Expands MDM Security and Access for New Google Nexus 7 Tablet
Amtel (www.amtelnet.com) announces the latest version of its Mobile Device Security Management (MDM) solution is Google Nexus 7 Tablet compliant, which runs on Android 4.1.1. Amtel MDM now operates on devices that have been purchased or upgraded with the Android 4.1.1 mobile OS, including Nexus 7, Galaxy Nexus, and Nexus S MarketWire

A New DC Power Management Solution for Network Applications
WTI, the leading innovator in the design and manufacture of DC Power Management solutions has released a new DC Power Switch that provides data center managers and network administrators with a valuable tool for managing and monitoring DC powered network devices and Telco equipment at remote data centers and off-site equipment installations. MarketWire

EL AL Airlines Selects Morpho Detection's Compact CTX 5800 EDS for Hold Baggage Screening
Morpho Detection, Inc. (MDI), the explosives and narcotics detection business of Morpho, Safran group's security unit, today announced that EL AL Airlines has purchased two of its high-performance, reduced-footprint CTX explosives detection system (EDS), the CTX 5800™. The first unit has been deployed to screen hold baggage at New York's JFK International Airport MarketWire

ValueVision to Report Q2 Results and Host Conference Call August 15 at 11:00 am ET
ValueVision Media, Inc. (NASDAQ: VVTV), a multichannel electronic retailer operating as ShopNBC (www.shopnbc.com), today announced that it will release its fiscal 2012 Q2 results before the market opens on Wednesday, August 15, and management will host a conference call / webcast to review the results at 11:00 am ET the same day MarketWire

Mitchell Industry Trends Report for Third Quarter 2012 Released
Mitchell, a leading provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty Claims and Collision Repair industries, today announced the availability of its Industry Trends Report (ITR) for the third quarter of 2012 MarketWire

Brekford Launches New Financial Solutions Business
Brekford Corp. (OTCBB: BFDI) (OTCQB: BFDI) ("the Company"), a leading provider of fully integrated traffic safety solutions, vehicle up-fitting services, and rugged mobile technology to municipal governments and public safety agencies, is pleased to announce the launch of its new financial services business. MarketWire

Orbite Aluminae Offers the First Treatment to Neutralize Red Mud
Canadian clean tech company Orbite Aluminae Inc. (TSX: ORT) (the "Company" or "Orbite") is pleased to announce that it has developed a patented technology that can treat red mud, the most significant waste product of the traditional Bayer process for aluminum production MarketWire

SolarWinds Transforms Network Management Market With Unexpected Simplicity
SolarWinds® Inc. (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today reinforced its commitment to redefining the network management market by releasing new versions of three powerful, affordable and easy-to-use products that address the evolving, complex needs of IT professionals. MarketWire

SolarWinds Strengthens VoIP Performance Monitoring and Proactive WAN Performance Analysis in Its Leading Network Management Portfolio
The need for affordable, easy-to-use VoIP performance monitoring solutions is increasing dramatically as more organizations embrace a unified communications strategy. SolarWinds® Inc MarketWire

Korea Hosts the 16th International Congress of Oriental Medicine
The 16th International Congress of Oriental Medicine will be held on Sep 14th (Fri) - 16th (Sun), 2012 at COEX in Seoul co-hosted by organizing committee of the World Traditional Medicine Expo 2013 and the International Society of Oriental Medicine (ISOM) and organized by the Association of Korean Medicine (AKOM). MarketWire

WENR Corporation Reports Record Revenue for Q1
WENR Corporation (PINKSHEETS: WNRC) is pleased to announce the release of its financial statements for the first quarter of 2012. Adjusting for a "one-time" income relating the purchase of the Elko cable system, the Company has generated a record $596,188 for the quarter and a projected $2,384,752 in revenue on a yearly basis. This is a six percent (6%) increase in revenue from last year MarketWire

WPCS Appoints Kevin P. Coyle to Board of Directors
WPCS International Incorporated (NASDAQ: WPCS), a leader in design-build engineering services for communications infrastructure, has announced the appointment of Kevin P. Coyle as a director effective August 1, 2012. MarketWire

AAON, Inc. Second Quarter Results Call
AAON, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAON). A question and answer session will follow a brief presentation by our President, Norman Asbjornson. The entire call should last about 45 minutes. MarketWire

Archer Daniels Midland Faces Weakened Crop, Ethanol Market in 2012, Lowers Spending Outlook for Next Six Months, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Agricultural product leader Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) (ADM) (Decatur, Illinois) reported diminished earnings in the company's fiscal fourth-quarter and full-year 2012, as tight U.S. crop supplies and negative ethanol margins significantly weakened exports and domestic merchandising results MarketWire

Bitzer Mobile First to Market With Microsoft(R) Office(R) Document Editing for Both iOS and Android
Bitzer Mobile Inc., a technology leader in enterprise mobility that delivers secure access to corporate data and applications on mobile devices, today announced the integration of Microsoft Office document editing into Bitzer's Secure Container for both iOS and Android™ platforms. MarketWire

DirectView Establishes Operations in New York City as Part of Its Regional Expansion Plans in the Video Surveillance, Access Control and Security Markets
DirectView Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: DIRV), a company focused on ownership and management of leading video and security technology companies, today announced that it has established permanent operations in New York City as part of its regional expansion plans in the video surveillance, access control and security marketplace. MarketWire

Primus Business Services Solution Now Rated "Avaya Compliant"
Primus Business Services (NYSE: PTGI) MarketWire

Bazuca Selects BuyDRM(TM) for Mobile DRM Solution
BuyDRM™, a pioneer in DRM technologies for premium content distributors, announced today that the company has been selected by Bazuca to provide DRM Services for their expansion onto today's popular Android and iOS devices MarketWire

Weight Loss Surgery Seminars With Chicago Bariatric Surgery Practice
The weight loss surgeons at Suburban Surgical Care Specialists (SSCS) have provided advanced comprehensive surgical support to Northern Illinois for over 40 years. The practice has recently released an updated calendar for their 2012 weight loss surgery seminars, and kicked off their latest support group series, with several courses designed to help patients adjust to their new lifestyle MarketWire

Boynton Plastic Surgery Acquires Liposonix Technology
Boynton Plastic Surgery is proving their commitment to state-of-the-art body enhancement with their acquisition of the Liposonix System. Liposonix is a non-surgical alternative for achieving one's ideal body shape. Dr. James F MarketWire

Envision Beauty Encourages Responsible Sunscreen Use
Sunscreen has long been held an important weapon in the fight against both premature aging and skin cancer. For years, consumers have been urged to utilize high SPF sunscreens to protect against damaging UV rays. But a recent study, reported by The Huffington Post, claims to have discovered a link between zinc oxide, an ingredient in most sunscreen products, and an increased risk of skin cancer MarketWire

CJ Charles Jewelers Encourages Continued Decline of Drug Use in America
According to a new article from Business Insider, many of the nation's efforts against drug use are starting to show a positive impact. According to the most recent findings from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, the current rate of cocaine use among citizens is at 1.5 million -- down from the 5.8 million reported in the mid-1980s MarketWire

SciClone Pharmaceuticals to Report Financial Results for the Second Quarter 2012 on August 8th
SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCLN) today announced that it plans to report second quarter 2012 financial results on Wednesday, August 8, 2012. SciClone will host a conference call and webcast to provide a business and product update at 4:30 pm ET that day. The call will be hosted by Friedhelm Blobel, Ph.D., President and CEO, and Gary Titus, Senior Vice President and CFO. MarketWire

Why Short Sales Are Taking Off
Five years ago short sales were a microscopic part of the real estate marketplace but today they represent about 10 percent of all existing home sales. MarketWire

MACS Facelift Increases at Indianapolis Plastic Surgery Practice
According to the latest study from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), more than 116,000 facelift procedures were performed in 2011, which is a 9% decrease from 2010. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Wally Zollman says the drop in facelift procedures may be due to technological advancements and an increased desire for less-invasive procedures MarketWire

TVU Networks to Unveil New Technological Advancements in 3G/4G Cellular Uplink Solutions at IBC 2012
TVU Networks, the global technology leader in portable live electronic news gathering (ENG) broadcast solutions, announced today that the company will unveil new technological advancements in cellular uplink solutions at IBC 2012, taking place September 7-11 at RAI Amsterdam, Netherlands. MarketWire

CNH Second Quarter 2012 Net Sales Top $5 Billion, up 3% (9% Constant Currency Basis); EPS up 11% to $1.47
CNH Global N.V. (NYSE: CNH) MarketWire

Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports July Sales Results
Costco Wholesale Corporation ("Costco" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: COST) today reported net sales of $7.25 billion for the month of July, the four weeks ended July 29, 2012, an increase of eight percent from $6.74 billion during the similar period last year. MarketWire

Sacramento Dog Bite Attorney at the Demas Law Group Warns of Breeds That Frequently Attack and Cause Injuries
Sacramento dog bite attorney, at the Demas Law Group, P.C., warns of breeds that frequently attack and cause injuries. Shocking statistics indicate that each year approximately 16,000 people in the United States seek emergency care each day due to dog bites. In 2006, a total of 22 people were killed by dogs, by 2009, that figure had increased 50 percent MarketWire

Bruno Wang Recaps a Memorable Weekend at the British Open, Featuring an Unforgettable Finish
Bruno Wang, a lifelong fan of film, music, anime and of course sporting competitions, has been spending a large amount of time in England and in other parts of the United Kingdom during the summer of 2012. Mr. and Mrs. Wang have spent time at the 2012 London Film and Comic Con, at Wimbledon and they will also be attending the 2012 Summer Olympics that open on Friday MarketWire

ASM International N.V. announces amendment of the articles of association relating to the conversion of bearer shares into registered shares
ASM International N.V. (NASDAQ:ASMIand NYSE Euronext Exchange in Amsterdam: ASM) announces that today thedeed ofamendment of the articles of association has been executed as a resultof theresolution adopted during its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders heldon May15, 2012 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. MarketWire

RadioactiveGiant Opens Multimedia Studio in Atlanta
RadioactiveGiant today announced the opening of a multimedia studio in Atlanta, Georgia MarketWire

Pharming Secures EUR10 Million Working Capital Facility From Existing Investors
Biotech company Pharming Group NV("Pharming" or "the Company") (NYSE Euronext: PHARM) today announces thatit hassecured an equity working capital facility of up to EUR10 million for atwo yearterm, with Kingsbrook Opportunities Master Fund LP as lead investor andotherinstitutional investors ("the Investors"). MarketWire

JiWire Uncovers New Findings in Location and Mobile With the Q2 Mobile Audience Insights Report
JiWire, a location-based mobile advertising company, today announced its Q2 Mobile Audience Insights Report. This quarter's report examines the rapid increase in connected device usage, location-based and social tagging trends and connected device adoption. Key highlights include: MarketWire

Confused by Alleged Bank Scam, Homeowner Wins Loan Modification After Retaining Consumer Protection Assistance Coalition (DE) Non Profit Law Clinic to File Lender Lawsuit Against Chase, Wells Fargo, Bear Stearns and MERS
In 2008 Mr. Armando Carillo, like many across America, realized his finances looked bleak; he was running out of reserves! Still current yet concerned about the $3,000 a month he'd been making for years he contacted Chase for help. He was told that he needed to be at least 2 months delinquent to get help. MarketWire

Canadian Company Offers the First Treatment to Neutralize Red Mud
Canadian clean tech company Orbite Aluminae Inc. (TSX: ORT) (the "Company" or "Orbite") is pleased to announce that it has developed a patented technology that can treat red mud, the most significant waste product of the traditional Bayer process for aluminum production MarketWire

Cardero Receives Results of Airborne Magnetic Survey, Sheini Hills Iron Project, Ghana: Identifies Outcrop-Supported Exploration Potential Over 24 Kilometres Strike Length
Cardero Resource Corp. ("Cardero" or the "Company") (TSX: CDU)(NYSE Amex: CDY)(NYSE MKT: CDY)(FRANKFURT: CR5) announces receipt of airborne geophysical data from Geotech Airborne Limited ("Geotech") MarketWire

Azul Systems Announces New Initiative to Support Open Source Community With Free Zing JVM
Azul Systems, Inc. (Azul), the award-winning leader in Java runtime scalability, today announced an ongoing commitment to the Open Source community by making its Zing JVM freely available to Open Source developers and projects for use in development, qualification, and testing MarketWire

Asia-Pacific Companies Using Advanced Analytics to Be More Customer-Centric
An elite group of senior marketers from across the Asia-Pacific region are meeting this week to discuss the findings of a new study by the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council on how companies can engage with customers in a more personal, relevant, and valued way by being more adept at big data analytics. MarketWire

Advanced Defense Technologies, Inc. (ADTI) Announces Joint Venture With AeroSpy to Develop and Commercialize UAV Sense and Avoid Technology
Advanced Defense Technologies, Inc MarketWire

Send Word Now Offers Mass Notification Industry's First Fully Integrated IVR Designer
Send Word Now, the leading worldwide provider of emergency notification and incident management services, is the first provider in the industry to offer a fully-integrated, next-generation IVR Designer. MarketWire

GlobalWise Announces New Channel Sales Partnership With RJ Young
GlobalWise Investments, Inc. (OTCBB: GWIV) (OTCQB: GWIV) (www.GlobalWiseInvestments.com) and its wholly owned subsidiary Intellinetics, Inc MarketWire

MIND CTI Reports Cash Flow From Operating Activities of $1.6 Million for the Second Quarter of 2012
MIND C.T.I. LTD. (NASDAQ: MNDO), a leading provider of convergent end-to-end billing and customer care product based solutions for service providers as well as telecom expense management (enterprise call accounting) solutions, today announced results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2012. MarketWire

Good Sam Enterprises, LLC Announces the Completion of Excess Cash Flow Offer to Purchase 11.50% Notes
Good Sam Enterprises, LLC (the "Company"), announced today the completion of an offer to purchase (the "Offer to Purchase") up to $4,950,000 in principal amount of the Company's outstanding 11.50% Senior Secured Notes due 2016 (the "Notes"). The Offer to Purchase was made pursuant to the terms of the indenture governing the Notes and expired at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on July 31, 2012. MarketWire

University General Health System Announces Acquisition of Houston Area Clinics
University General Health System, Inc. (OTCQB: UGHS) (PINKSHEETS: UGHS), a diversified, integrated multi-specialty health delivery system, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of diagnostic imaging, physical therapy and sleep clinics in Kingwood, Texas, a suburb of Houston, for a combination of stock, cash, and the acquisition of debt MarketWire

Network Equipment Technologies Announces Financial Results for First Quarter of Fiscal 2013
Telecommunications equipment maker Network Equipment Technologies, Inc. ("NET") (NASDAQ: NWK) reported results for its first quarter of fiscal 2013, ended June 29, 2012. MarketWire

Vectren Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend
Vectren Corporation (NYSE: VVC) announced the Board of Directors declared a quarterly common stock dividend of 35 cents per share, unchanged from the prior quarter. The dividend will be payable September 4, 2012 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 15, 2012. MarketWire

Medgenic's New Chairman Bullish on Platform Technology, Medical Economics, and Expanded Applications
In a rare investor interview, Dr. Sol Barer, newly-named chairman of Medgenics, Inc. (AMEX:MDGN), made clear his intention of nurturing the company's strong position in protein therapy by utilizing its platform technology, internally placed 'biopumps' that target multiple therapeutic indications GlobeNewswire

Vacon to start repurchases of own shares
Vacon Plc, Stock Exchange Release, 1 August 2012 at 10.30 (EET) GlobeNewswire

Pohjola Bank Plc Interim Report for January-June 2012
Pohjola Bank plcStock exchange release 1 August 2012, 8.00 am (UT +3)Interim Report GlobeNewswire

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