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Idenix's Pain is Achillion's Gain
Idenix Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:IDIX) announced today that the FDA has placed its lead compound for hepatitis C, IDX-184, on partial clinical hold. According to IDIX, the hold on clinical trials is based on FDA caution related to a serious cardiovascular event seen with a competing, but similar, compound from Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE:BMY), BMS-986094 ACN Newswire

MHI Receives Order for 2 Gas Turbine Combined-Cycle (GTCC) Power Plants Fired by Blast Furnace Gas for Baotou Iron & Steel of China
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), in collaboration with Sinosteel Equipment & Engineering Co., Ltd. of China (Sinosteel MECC), has received an order for two blast-furnace-gas (BFG) fired gas turbine combined-cycle (GTCC) power generation plants from Baotou Iron & Steel (Group) Co., Ltd. (Baogang), also of China ACN Newswire

Fujitsu to Supply New Supercomputer System to The University of Tokyo's Institute for Solid State Physics
Fujitsu today announced that it has received an order for a new supercomputer from the Institute for Solid State Physics (ISSP) at The University of Tokyo. The new system is scheduled to begin operations next spring.The new system, a Fujitsu PRIMEHPC FX10 supercomputer, will be comprised of four racks, with a total of 384 nodes for a theoretical computational performance of 90.8 teraflops(1) ACN Newswire

Build a Fantasy Tavern and Lead Your Band of Heroes in Glu Mobile's Tavern Quest
Build a Fantasy Tavern and Lead Your Band of Heroes in Glu Mobile's Tavern Quest Cook amazing recipes and complete fantasy quests against powerful, countryside creaturesSan Francisco, Calif. - August 16, 2012 - Glu Mobile Inc ACN Newswire

JCB International and Bank Verlag Sign Master Issuing License Agreement
JCB International Co., Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB, the only global payment brand based in Japan and Bank-Verlag GmbH (Bank-Verlag), a subsidiary of Bundesverband deutscher Banken e.V. (BdB) in Germany, today announced the execution of a Master Issuing License Agreement ACN Newswire

Clavister Appoints VADIS Systems as Australia-New Zealand Distributor
Swedish network security specialist Clavister, recently announced it has appointed VADIS Systems as its new distributor for the Australia-New Zealand (ANZ) market. VADIS Systems will distribute Clavister's full suite of network security solutions for telecom operators, cloud service providers and large enterprises ACN Newswire

Tongda Group Announces 2012 Interim Results
Tongda Group Holdings Limited ("Tongda Group" or the "Group") (Stock Code: 698) announced its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2012 (the "Period") ACN Newswire

INGREDION APPOINTS GALVANONI VICE PRESIDENT AND CORPORATE CONTROLLER
WESTCHESTER, Ill., August 15, 2012 - Ingredion Incorporated (NYSE:INGR) announced today the appointment of Matthew Galvanoni as vice president and corporate controller.  He replaces Robin Kornmeyer as corporate controller.  Kornmeyer will be retiring early next year after 10 years with the Company ACN Newswire

Hong Kong Food, Tea, Chinese Medicine Fairs Open
More than 1,500 exhibitors from all over the world are participating in three Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) fairs. The HKTDC Food Expo, the HKTDC Hong Kong International Tea Fair and the International Conference & Exhibition of the Modernization of Chinese Medicine & Health Products (ICMCM) opened today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre ACN Newswire

Summer and Fall-Specific Anti-Aging Tips for the Face and Neck: Skincare-News.com Presents Warm Weather Beauty and Fashion Routines
Warm weather typically means more time outdoors, and even brief sojourns in the sun -- without proper protection -- can adversely affect delicate, exposed areas like the face and neck. The latest article by Skincare-News MarketWire

Gardenia's Residence Two in the Master-Planned Community of Rosedale Is Just Too Fabulous to Pass Up
Priced from the low $300,000s, Gardenia by William Lyon Homes is a great value for a brand new stylish townhome within an amenity rich setting. Presenting some of the lowest prices at Rosedale in Azusa, the Gardenia neighborhood has the ideal floorplan to fit LA homebuyer's dreams and budget MarketWire

The Residence Three at the Ranch -- A Spectacular Choice for Family Living in Lathrop
The Ranch in livable, lovable Lathrop is a must see opportunity for a spacious detached residence that provides the growing room families need and a desirable location they want MarketWire

Easy Breezy Warm Weather Beauty: Skincare-News.com Presents Skincare, Makeup and Fashion Tips to Transition From Summer to Fall
During the last dog days of summer, knowing how to stay cool and avoid a makeup meltdown are important. The latest article by Skincare-News.com Summer Beauty Chic: Easy Breezy Makeup and Fashion Tips for Hot Weather provides simple tips to stay trendy and cool in warm weather. MarketWire

Central Valley Community Bancorp Announces Stock Repurchase Program
The Board of Directors of Central Valley Community Bancorp (Company) (NASDAQ: CVCY), the parent company of Central Valley Community Bank (Bank), approved the adoption of a program to effect repurchases of the Company's common stock MarketWire

Burning Man Files Lawsuit Against Pershing County, Nev.
Today the organizers of Burning Man filed a lawsuit against Pershing County, Nev., to stop the county's attempt to impose a drastic increase in fees on the annual weeklong event, which is held on public land managed by the U.S. government. This action will not affect the 2012 event. MarketWire

3C Network Arms Roofing Contractors With Free iPads and iPhones
3C Network launched a new program to arm contractors with technology tools that will provide increased accuracy in the field. Arming the Industry Program (www.3C.com/arm) provides 3C Network Member contractors with their choice of the latest iPad or iPhone for every ten registered warranties. MarketWire

Stylish Anti-Aging Skincare for Sunny Weather: Skincare-News.com Presents Tips for Summer Anti-Aging and Autumn Sun Protection
For many people, the best part of summer is enjoying outdoor activities, from hiking and beach trips to a relaxing day at the pool. But in order to prevent unwanted skin damage and long-term signs of aging, it's essential to know how to stay both protected from the sun and stylish during hot weather. The latest article by Skincare-News MarketWire

Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. Is Named One of the "Best Places to Work 2012"
Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp., the leading provider of credit building and credibility solutions for businesses, today announced that it was named as one of the "Best Places to Work 2012" by the Los Angeles Business Journal. Of the 100 companies selected for the Los Angeles-area list, Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. ranked in the top 20 at #17. MarketWire

Santeon Group, Inc. Files 2011 Annual Report and Provides Highlights of 2011 Financial Results
Santeon Group, Inc. (OTCBB: SANT) today announced that it has filed with the SEC its 2011 annual report on Form 10-K and expects to file the three quarterly 10-Q reports for the quarters ended March 31, June 30 and September 30, 2011 over the next 45 days MarketWire

First-of-Its-Kind CirclePix App Advances Video for Real Estate Marketing
New CirclePix App enables simple, direct video upload from mobile devices to Property Sites at the touch of a finger App gives agents enhanced marketing capability through video upload for an authentic view of agents, properties and communities as well as improved SEO CirclePix.com, LLC (circlepix MarketWire

GRNE Sets Its Sight on Fourth Aveda(TM) Location
Green Endeavors, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GRNE), a majority owned subsidiary of Nexia Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NXHD), is looking forward to opening its third Landis Lifestyle Salon in Draper, Utah. The Draper location will be our fourth store that would contain a full array of Aveda™ products. MarketWire

CFC to Host Conference Call on FY 2012 Year-End Financial Results
National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation (CFC) (NYSE: NRU) (NYSE: NRC) will hold an investor conference call and webcast on Thursday, August 23, at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time. MarketWire

Announcement Regarding TCW Strategic Income Fund
The TCW Group, Inc. ("TCW") announced that Société Générale Holdings de Participations, S.A. ("SocGen") has signed a definitive agreement to sell a majority ownership in TCW to affiliates of The Carlyle Group, L.P. ("Carlyle"), a global alternative asset manager MarketWire

World of Art Showcase Invites Renowned Ukraine-Born, Chicago-Based Painter Leon Oks -- Whose Works Highlight the Similarities Between Nature and Humanity -- as an Exhibiting Artist
The World of Art Showcase has added globally renowned, Ukraine-born, suburban Chicago-based painter Leon Oks to the roster of its inaugural event -- a highly anticipated celebration of the visual arts and artists (www.worldofartshowcase.com) at the Wynn Las Vegas December 20-22, 2012. MarketWire

Vision Plasma Systems Signs Agreement With Cell Runner Inc. of Japan to Purchase Two (2) ArcMaster I Units at a Combined Cost of $11.6 Million USD for Use in Fukushima Nuclear Cleanup Efforts
Vision Plasma Systems, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: VLNX) announced today that an agreement from Cell Runner Inc. of Japan has been signed for the purchase of two (2) Arc Master I Units. These initial units will be used to remediate over 5,000 hazmat suits used daily by cleanup crews working in the Fukushima Nuclear Facility, at a cost of $5.8 Million USD per unit MarketWire

Qualstar Reports Fiscal 2012 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results
Qualstar® Corporation (NASDAQ: QBAK), a manufacturer of data storage solutions and high-efficiency power supplies, today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012. MarketWire

Tallwave Adds Wholesalefund to Its Venture Management Practice
Tallwave, a lean business accelerator and venture management firm, announces the selection of Wholesalefund as a portfolio company. Wholesalefund is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) company that streamlines connections between manufacturers and distributors in an online platform MarketWire

SupportSave Announces Filing of Form 15 to Suspend SEC Reporting Obligation
SupportSave Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: SSVE) today announced that it has voluntarily filed a Form 15 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Upon such filing, the Company's obligation to file certain reports with the SEC, including annual, quarterly, and current reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and Form 8-K, respectively, will be immediately suspended. MarketWire

Matt Rosoff Joins IDG Enterprise's Editorial Team
IDG Enterprise -- the media company comprising Computerworld, InfoWorld, Network World, CIO, DEMO, CSO, CIO Executive Council, ITworld and CFOworld -- announces the appointment of Matt Rosoff as editorial director of CITEworld.com. CITEworld MarketWire

Cataract Rates Are on the Rise in Americans Age 40 and Older
The incidence of cataracts in the U.S. has risen 19 percent since 2000, impacting nearly 25 million Americans age 40 and older.(1) In fact, more than half of all Americans will develop cataracts by age 80, according to Prevent Blindness America's Vision Problems in the U.S. report MarketWire

California Pictures Inks Deal With M2 and Geller Entertainment Group to Produce Boondock Saints Episodes
California Pictures has inked a more expanded deal with M2's Adam Martin and Eben Matthews and their producing partner, Geller Entertainment Group's D. Matt Geller and Adam Lerner to exploit the widely-popular graphic novel property, Boondock Saints. The plan is to produce a series of motion comics for multiple platforms MarketWire

Bandai Generates Excitement for New Ben 10: Omniverse Toy Line With 'Experience the Omniverse'
The "Experience the Omniverse" sweepstakes will give kids a chance to meet the new aliens from the upcoming animated series, Ben 10: Omniverse which will premiere on September 22. By entering the product UPC code and holding their Ben 10 Omniverse packaging up to their computer web cam, kids can unlock one of five alien masks MarketWire

Skincare-News.com Reveals Hot Weather Anti-Aging Tips for Sun Burn Protection
The drawbacks of hot summer days in the sun, or any year-round sun exposure, aren't just temporary sunburn and discoloration. Skimping on sun protection can actually cause long-term damage that leads to premature aging. The latest article by Skinare-News MarketWire

HandyGames Selects Yodo1 as Its Strategic Partner for Entering China's Smartphone Market
Yodo1, the only full-service publishing platform that helps Western game developers monetize the China smartphone market, is partnering with leading European mobile game publisher HandyGames to launch its iOS and Android games in China's rapidly expanding mobile market MarketWire

Provident Bank Hires New Managing Director
Provident Bank, a subsidiary of Provident New York Bancorp (NYSE: PBNY), announced it has appointed Bo Kim as Managing Director. He will be responsible for managing client relationships out of their Orangeburg financial center. MarketWire

VirtuOz Named Americas Semi-Finalist in Prestigious CRM Idol 2012 Contest
VirtuOz, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent virtual agents (IVAs) for online marketing, sales, and support, announced today that the company has been named a semi-finalist in CRM Idol 2012 (www.crmidol.com) MarketWire

Internap's Santa Clara, CA Data Center Achieves Green Globes Certification
The Green Building Initiative (GBI) announces that Internap Network Services Corporation, a provider of intelligent IT Infrastructure services, Santa Clara data center has received a two Green Globes certification for new construction. The certification follows an on-site detailed review process by a GBI Assessor MarketWire

ECSL Retains CCG Investor Relations to Increase Investor Awareness
EncounterCare Solutions, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ECSL) today announced that it has retained CCG Investor Relations to provide investor and corporate communications services for the company. CCG will develop and implement a comprehensive investor relations program for EncounterCare Solutions as well as execute market awareness initiatives to increase exposure throughout the investment community. MarketWire

NCSBN Elects New Members to Its Board of Directors During Its 2012 Delegate Assembly
The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN®), www.ncsbn.org, elected new members to its Board of Directors during its 2012 Delegate Assembly. Those elected include: MarketWire

Center for Oral Health Moves to WesternU
The Center for Oral Health (COH) is moving its headquarters to Western University of Health Sciences' Pomona, Calif. campus, allowing for greater collaboration and innovation in helping vulnerable populations. MarketWire

The Mummy and Hot Gems Slot Part of £4,000 Online Casino Promotion from Boylecasino.Com
Major online casino Boylecasino.com has announced that four thousand pounds is up for grabs to celebrate the launch of a suite of new casino games from casino games provider Playtech. MarketWire

Objectivity, Inc. to Present at NoSQL Now! Conference
Objectivity, Inc., provider of the leading object and graph databases, today announced that it will be presenting multiple sessions at Dataversity's NoSQL Now! Conference & Expo at the San Jose Convention Center. In addition to several technical tutorials, Objectivity CEO Jay Jarrell will be participating in the NoSQL "C Panel" moderated by Robert Scoble MarketWire

Turrentine Brokerage Adds Multi-Talented Mike Needham to Its Grape Brokerage Staff
Turrentine Brokerage is pleased to announce that Mike Needham has joined the company. Mike is replacing Audra Cooper as North Coast Grape Broker (who is now representing Turrentine Brokerage on the Central Coast) MarketWire

CZ BioMed Corp. Announces Licensing of Key U.S. Patent From The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Regarding the Use of Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) for Anti-Cancer Oncolytic Treatments
CZ BioMed Corp. announced today that as of July 1, 2012, it has successfully entered into a worldwide licensing agreement with South Texas Technology Management (STTM) on behalf of The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio and The University of Texas System Board of Regents for exclusive use of U.S MarketWire

SB Magazine Announces Gobs of New Opportunities
SB Magazine, the premier monthly magazine in North Louisiana, announced today its new partnership with Gobza.com. "This is an amazing new way to do media," said SB President Byron May. "We are fortunate to have something like this reach the Shreveport-Bossier area this early in the game and we want to make sure everyone in the Ark-La-Tex discovers it." MarketWire

Latest Edition of Official GMAT Study Guide for Visually Impaired Now Includes New Integrated Reasoning Section
The 13th edition of the Official Guide for GMAT® Review in a talking book format has been updated and now includes a chapter on the new Integrated Reasoning section that is now part of the GMAT exam. The talking book format was designed expressly to help individuals with visual impairments and reading-based disabilities prepare for the GMAT exam MarketWire

Patrick J. O'Brien Appointed to the Board of Directors of Schawk, Inc.
Schawk, Inc. (NYSE: SGK), a leading provider of brand development and deployment services, enabling companies of all sizes to connect their brands with consumers, announced that Patrick J. O'Brien, former president of developed markets at SC Johnson, was appointed to the Company's board of directors on August 14, 2012. MarketWire

ABLYNX'S NOTICE OF H1 RESULTS WITH WEBCAST
GHENT, Belgium, 16 August 2012 - Ablynx [Euronext Brussels: ABLX]announces itshalf-year results will be posted on Wednesday, 22 August 2012 aftermarketclose. Dr Edwin Moses, Chairman and CEO of Ablynx, will host a conference call andlivewebcast on the results, followed by a Q&A session on Thursday, 23 August2012 at16.00 CET MarketWire

Alternet (ALYI) Subsidiary and Partner Expand Cloud Based Mobile Payments Platform Worldwide
Alternet Systems Inc. (OTCQB: ALYI) today announced that its partner Utiba, leading provider of mobile financial service solutions, is expanding its Software as a Service (SaaS) offering worldwide MarketWire

Judicial Watch Sues DOJ and DHS for Records About Legal Basis of Obama's New "Amnesty" Program
Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia on August 15, 2012, against the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for documents related to the "Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals" directive issued on June 15, 2012 (Judicial Watch v. Department of Justice et al. (No MarketWire

Sunfood Defends Attacks on Corporate Integrity
The following is a statement from Alessandra Lezama, President of Sunfood Corporation: MarketWire

Flo Rida "Whistles" to the Top of the Charts; "Whistle" Becomes Superstar MC's Third #1 "Hot 100" Hit; Miami-Based Rapper to Perform "Whistle" on VH1's "Do Something Awards" Airing Tuesday, August 21st; Fourth Studio Album "WILD ONES" Available Now
IMG/Poe Boy/Atlantic recording artist Flo Rida once again dominates Billboard's "Hot 100" chart. The superstar MC's summer anthem, "Whistle," ranks #1 this week, knocking Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" out of the top spot MarketWire

Casino Enterprise Management Honors Inaugural Top in Ops Award Winners
Casino Enterprise Management magazine, the leading gaming industry trade publication, is pleased to announce the winners of its new award series, the 2012 Top in Ops Awards. These awards are meant to honor and recognize the leaders in slots and table games around the world. MarketWire

Cadec Rolls Out Major Product Update to "GYR," Expanding Performance Management Scorecards for PowerVue Customers
Cadec Global, which provides enterprise-class fleet management solutions, today announced dramatically expanded Performance Management Scorecards as part of its PowerVue system to help fleet managers closely track and report on driver and vehicle performance in real-time improving safety, fuel efficiency and customer service. MarketWire

ITA Appoints Leapfrog Online President and Co-Founder, Scott Epskamp, to Board of Directors
The Illinois Technology Association [ITA] is thrilled to introduce Scott Epskamp, President and Co-Founder of Leapfrog Online, as the newest member of the ITA Board of Directors. MarketWire

Illinois Technology Association Partners With Wakefield to Bring UNCUBED Talent Fair to Chicago
The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) and Wakefield have partnered to bring UNCUBED to Chicago. Startups and companies in high-growth stages are booming in Chicago, yet hiring the right people remains a challenge. On October 4, from 1 to 7 p.m MarketWire

AnyMeeting Achieves Milestone With Strong Growth in Small Business Community
AnyMeeting, the free web conference and online meeting solution, today announced that it has achieved a milestone in the small business community. Over 200,000 registered users are using AnyMeeting's service to help grow their small business MarketWire

Gardner Denver Announces European Restructuring Initiative
Gardner Denver (NYSE: GDI) today announced a restructuring initiative to optimize its global manufacturing footprint, reduce costs and expand margins MarketWire

Panzura Appoints Industry Veterans to Accelerate Next Stage of Growth
Panzura, a leading provider of global cloud storage solutions, today announced the appointment of Jeff Herr to Vice President of Sales and Jim Thayer to Vice President of Channel. In their respective new roles, both Herr and Thayer will focus on Panzura's continued growth and robust traction within Fortune Global 500 enterprise companies, as well as large organizations and institutions. MarketWire

International Accreditation Organization
In the news release, "International Accreditation Organization: For-Profit Schools Hit Hard by Accreditation Challenges," issued August 14, 2012, by International Accreditation Organization, Ashford University's accreditation status was incorrectly stated. Ashford is currently accredited with the Higher Learning Commission. Complete corrected text follows. MarketWire

Square Introduces One Monthly Price for Small Businesses
Square is leveling the playing field with first-of-its-kind simple pricing designed for small businesses. Square first redefined mobile payments by enabling anyone to accept credit and debit cards with a flat 2.75% fee per swipe MarketWire

Defense Logistics Agency Mandates SigNature(R) DNA on Microchips
Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (OTCBB: APDN), a provider of DNA-based anti-counterfeiting and security solutions has been named by DoD Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), as the provider of authentication services for microcircuits supplied by defense contractors MarketWire

Sorenson Communications Announces Its Newest Technology: ntouch for Mac
Today, Sorenson Communications announced ntouch® for Mac®, which now empowers Mac and Sorenson Video Relay Service® (SVRS® ) users who are deaf to enjoy relayed calls from anywhere there is an internet connection. ntouch for Mac provides SVRS users who have a Mac with a built-in camera or added web cam, with convenient, on-the-go SVRS. MarketWire

First Rate Staffing Chooses TAB Bank for a $2 Million Credit Facility
First Rate Staffing, Inc. of Santa Fe Springs, CA has chosen TAB Bank for a $2 million credit facility. The new facility is based on accounts receivable and has been extended through a multi-year agreement. MarketWire

FormFactor to Present at the 19th Annual Citi Technology Conference
FormFactor, Inc. (NASDAQ: FORM) is pleased to announce its participation in the 19th Annual Citi Technology Conference at the Hilton New York Hotel on September 4-6, 2012. MarketWire

For Lawyers & Doctors Profile Defenders States: Reviews Are Make-or-Break to Stay in Business
A critic can make or break a business if they have enough power behind them. If Donald Trump established a real estate lawyer as being no good in the Manhattan or Palm Beach, Florida area than they could very well be out of business in no time. In today's world when a patient seeks out a doctor or lawyer for their health or legal needs they go to the internet to do their research. MarketWire

Sabal Financial Group Announces Acquisition of $69 Million Loan Portfolio From Branch Banking and Trust Bank
Sabal Financial Group, L.P., a diversified financial services management firm, announced the recent acquisition of a $69 million loan portfolio from Branch Banking and Trust Bank (BB&T). The loan includes land and commercial real estate assets heavily concentrated in North Carolina and South Carolina with other assets located in Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Maryland, Delaware, and Pennsylvania MarketWire

Duke University and NeuLion Announce Expanded Partnership Deal to Extend Agreement and Broaden Digital Services for Blue Devil Fans
NeuLion, Inc. (TSX: NLN), the leading Internet video technology provider for delivering live and on-demand content to any Internet-enabled device, today announced a multi-year partnership extension with longtime collegiate partner, Duke University MarketWire

Latest News From American Academy of Dermatology Scientific Meeting
The American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) is holding the Summer Academy Meeting 2012, its annual summer scientific meeting in Boston, August 16-19, at the Hynes Convention Center. World-renowned dermatologists will present information on the latest research in the diagnosis and medical, surgical and cosmetic treatment of skin, hair and nail conditions. MarketWire

IceWEB CEO Rob Howe to Host Live Webcast
IceWEB, Inc.™ - (OTCBB: IWEB), a leading provider of Unified Data Storage appliances for cloud and virtual environments, today announced that Rob Howe, Chief Executive Officer, will conduct a live webcast on Thursday, August 23rd at 12pm Eastern Time. MarketWire

Pernix Group, Inc. Information to Be Available Through S&P Capital IQ's Market Access Program
Pernix Group, Inc. (OTCBB: PRXG) announced today that its company information will be made available via S&P Capital IQ's Market Access Program, an information distribution service that enables subscribing publicly traded companies to have their company information disseminated to users of S&P Capital IQ's MarketScope Advisor MarketWire

Virident Systems Discusses Best Practices for Accessing Flash Storage at Sixth Annual Flash Memory Summit
Virident Systems, a performance leader in flash-based storage class memory (SCM) solutions, today announced solution architect Tony Roug will participate in two sessions at the upcoming Flash Memory Summit, being held Aug. 20-23 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, Calif MarketWire

GumGum Appoints Tony Winders Senior Vice President of Marketing
GumGum, the leading provider of in-image advertising solutions for brands, announced today it has appointed Tony Winders as Senior Vice President of Marketing. Winders will lead GumGum's messaging strategy, product marketing and communications programs to expand awareness of its in-image advertising platform among agencies, brands and publishers. MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology Offers Super Red, Soft Orange, Yellow, Yellow Green, Blue, and White Ultra-Bright LEDs in Compact 0402 ChipLED Package
The Optoelectronics group of Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced a new series of super red, soft orange, yellow, yellow green, blue, and white ultra-bright LEDs in a tiny surface-mount 0402 ChipLED package. Measuring 1.0 mm by 0.5 mm with an ultra-thin 0.35 mm profile, VLMx1500-GS08 series devices provide exceptional brightness with a luminous intensity to 180 mcd. MarketWire

Four States Join Forces to Kick Off "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" Crackdown
Representatives from Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri and Arkansas law enforcement agencies joined forces for a media event yesterday morning Wednesday, August 15 in the hotel ballroom at the Downstream Casino and Resort, located on Interstate 44 at the Missouri/ Kansas/Oklahoma state line. MarketWire

IO Electronics Aims High With Epicor ERP
Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organisations, today announced that IO Electronics Ltd, a UK sub-contract electronics manufacturing solutions company, has selected the Epicor next-generation enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for the electronics and high tech industries MarketWire

PNY Announces XLR8 GeForce GTX 660 Ti Graphics Card
PNY Technologies®, Inc. ("PNY") today announced the XLR8™ GeForce® GTX 660 Ti 2048MB GDDR5 graphics card. The GeForce GTX 660 Ti adds a new dimension to the game-changing NVIDIA® Kepler-powered family of graphics cards by delivering the ideal fusion of performance, power efficiency, and affordability. MarketWire

New Penthouses at Canyon Ranch Living Miami Beach Sell Out in Just Two Hours
Canyon Ranch Living Miami Beach set a speed record for sales when it opened penthouse residences for sale this month. The eight luxury homes atop the upper and lower center tower went under contract in two hours, with total sales exceeding $7 million. MarketWire

National Car Rental Announces 10th Annual "One Two Free" Promotion for Emerald Club Members
National Car Rental, the premier car rental brand for frequent airport travelers, is launching its annual One Two Free® Emerald Club promotion. This year marks the tenth consecutive year that National has offered the One Two Free promotion to registered Emerald Club members offering one free rental day for every two qualifying rentals (or two or more days), with no limit on free days earned MarketWire

New York Liberty Announce Marketing Partnership With First-of-Its-Kind Basketball Video Game NBA Baller Beats
The New York Liberty today announced a new marketing partnership with Majesco Entertainment's (NASDAQ: COOL) NBA Baller Beats, an interactive high-energy basketball experience on Kinect™ for Xbox 360® MarketWire

The Profile of a Valuable Prospect Revealed by Leads360 Lead Scoring Study
Leads360, a market-leader in cloud-based lead management and sales automation solutions, today announced the results of a new study, revealing the attributes most likely to make a prospect convert to a customer MarketWire

Paragon Software Group Joins the SD Association in Response to High OEM Demand for the Paragon exFAT Driver, Enables SDXC Card Support for Android and Linux Devices
Paragon Software Group (PSG), the leader in developing cross-platform driver technology, today announced that it joined the SD Association. The SD Association was founded to ensure standards across the SD card industry. SD standards apply to storage media for mobile phones, digital audio players, car navigation systems and electronic books MarketWire

Data Storage Corporation Accelerates Disaster Recovery and Hosted Services Business Within Education Sector Ahead of Busy Back-to-School Period
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U.S. Physician Staffing Company Onyx M.D. Makes a Bold Decision to Restructure; Business Case Study Shows Dramatic Results
With production and company culture going in the wrong direction, Dr. Robert Moghim, CEO of Onyx M.D., recognized that the company needed a change and needed it fast. The organization culture was flawed and the chance of becoming a premier physician staffing firm was out of reach. MarketWire

Minacs Hires 400+ in Greater Detroit: Invites Applications
Aditya Birla Minacs, a leading global business solutions company, today announced the addition of new business from its relationships with existing automotive and high tech clients MarketWire

UPDATE: InternetArray Reports Second Quarter 2012 Results
InternetArray, Inc., (PINKSHEETS: INAR) today announced its second quarter results. The company earned net income of approximately $115,000 on gross revenues of $219,000 for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. This represents a substantial increase from the quarter ended June 30, 2011, in which a loss of $49,104 was posted. MarketWire

AGS Capital Group Provides Tree Top Industries With $10,000,000 Reserve Equity Financing
Tree Top Industries, Inc. (OTCBB: TTII) confirms it has now received a $10,000,000 Reserve Equity Financing Facility from AGS Capital Group, LLC, a US based specialist investor group, in order to enable growth in their previously announced two-fold business plan. MarketWire

Colasoft Launches Version 3.1 nChronos Back-in-Time Network Analysis Solution
Colasoft, an innovative provider of network analysis software and solutions, today announced a new version of its flagship product: nChronos back-in-time network analysis solution. Capability, customization and user experience are all enhanced in v3 MarketWire

Embark Holdings, Inc. Formally Godfather Media, Inc. Announces New Website
Godfather Media, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GFMD) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that it has changed its name to Embark Holdings, Inc. and the ticker symbol will not be changed at this time. Also, we would like to introduce our new website location www.embarkholdings.com which explains our direction and business model. MarketWire

Cicero Inc. Delivers New Capabilities to Integrate Citrix-Hosted Applications With Cicero XM Enterprise(TM) 2.4
Cicero Inc. (OTCBB: CICN), a leading global provider of Customer Experience Management (CEM) and integration technologies, today announced the general availability of Cicero XM Enterprise 2.4 MarketWire

Avascent's Royce Dalby to Speak at Cargo Airships Workshop in Anchorage
Avascent Partner Royce Dalby will present the business case for cargo airships at the 2nd Cargo Airships for Northern Operations Workshop to be held in Anchorage, Alaska, on August 22-24, 2012. MarketWire

mPhase Technologies Receives Notice of Allowance for Reserve Battery System Patent
mPhase Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: XDSL) reported today that it has received a Notice of Allowance from the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) for a Reserve Battery System Utility patent. MarketWire

Dr. Harold Schoenhaus Joins the Scientific Advisory Board of Alliqua
Alliqua, Inc. (OTCBB: ALQA) ("Alliqua" or the "Company"), an advanced biopharmaceutical company focused on the development, manufacturing and distribution of proprietary transdermal wound care and drug delivery technologies, today announced the addition of Dr. Harold Schoenhaus to Alliqua's Scientific Advisory Board ("SAB"). MarketWire

TCL Strengthens Foothold in South American Market With Record Sales
TCL Corporation, one of the largest consumer electronics enterprises in China, presents its full line-up of products in the China Sourcing Fair, including smart TVs, mobile phones, air conditioners and small appliances. TCL is the most attractive booth in the Chair Sourcing Fair Sao Paulo MarketWire

For The Earth Corporation (FTEG: PK) Buys Mountain Green Natural Laundry and Cleaning Products
For The Earth Corporation (PINKSHEETS: FTEG), a maker and marketer of green products providing effective and sustainable solutions, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Mountain Green, a 25-year-old maker of all natural laundry and cleaning products. MarketWire

CalAmp Expands International Sales for Mobile Resource Management Product Line to Southern Africa
CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ: CAMP), a leading provider of wireless products, services and solutions, announced the expansion of its international sales program in the global Mobile Resource Management (MRM) market with shipments to South Africa to begin this quarter MarketWire

New Shoparoo App Turns Receipts Into Cash for Schools in a Snap; 200+ Schools Across 25+ States Already Signed On
Today Shoparoo, a free mobile app that turns grocery receipts into school fundraising dollars, launched for the iPhone and Android. After grocery shopping for any products at any store, people simply snap a photo of their receipt with Shoparoo to earn "Roo Points" -- which the app converts into real cash for the person's designated school MarketWire

SportStream Adds Twitter Authorization and Are You Watching This?! Integration
SportStream, the social sports experience that delivers fans the first true second-screen for watching their favorite games, today released its first update with Are You Watching This?! (RUWT) game alerts and deeper Twitter integration MarketWire

Modernizing Medicine Launches EMA Dermatology With Visualdx at the American Academy of Dermatology's 2012 Summer Academy Meeting
Modernizing Medicine, the creator of the Electronic Medical Assistant™ (EMA), a cloud-based specialty-specific EMR application, announced today the availability of EMA Dermatology™ with Logical Images' VisualDx, a comprehensive digital medical image library, proving the company's dedication to bringing dermatologists the most powerful EMR on the market. MarketWire

ClearSign Combustion Corporation to Present at Midwest Ideas Investor Conference
ClearSign Combustion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLIR), an emerging leader in combustion and emissions control technology for industrial, commercial and utility markets, today announced that Chairman and CEO, Rick Rutkowski, will present at the Midwest IDEAS Investor Conference on Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at the University of Chicago's Gleacher Center in Chicago, IL MarketWire

IPRO Adds Visual Culling in Allegro 3.2
IPRO Tech, Inc., a founder of litigation support technology and a worldwide leader in the design of e-Discovery software, today announced the release of IPRO Allegro 3.2 MarketWire

Local Charities Seek to "WYN" Big at the Wyndham Championship
Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN), one of the world's largest hospitality companies, is giving golf fans a chance to raise funds and support the community through its second annual "Charity of Choice" campaign as part of the Wyndham Championship being held at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C., August 15 to 21 MarketWire

Prometric Signs Test Development and Delivery Contract for California Court Interpreter Exam
Prometric Inc., a trusted provider of market-leading test development and delivery solutions, signed a contract for test development and computer-based delivery of court interpreter exams with the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC). The AOC is the staff agency for the Judicial Council, the policy-making body for the state court system MarketWire

BrightScope Lists the Top 25 Cleveland Area-Based Companies With the Best 401k Plans
BrightScope (www.brightscope.com), a leading provider of independent financial information and investment research, today announced its second annual list of the top Cleveland area-based companies with the highest ranked 401k plans containing more than $50 million in assets. This year BrightScope has extended the list to include the top 25 companies. MarketWire

Global Gaming Network, Inc. Acquires Popular Fantasy Sports Operation AmpedFantasy
Global Gaming Network, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GBGM) www.GlobalGamingNetwork.net, announced today it had acquired AmpedFantasy www.AmpedFantasy.com, an online sports business which allows users an opportunity to legally wager on players that participate in domestic and international sporting events MarketWire

Addonics Unveils Advanced Port Multiplier -- Connect 5 eSATA Storage Devices to Any Computer
Addonics Technologies (www.addonics.com) today announced the Port Multiplier (PM) Ultra, one of the most advanced external PMs on the market. It will connect as many as five eSATA storage devices to any computer via a single eSATA or USB 3.0 port. MarketWire

Move Over Mums: New Wave of Cool-Season Plants Will Revamp Fall Gardens
Once a festive fall staple for outdoor décor, mums will be moved to the back of the garden as new era of versatile cool-season foliage blooms this season MarketWire

App Developers Boost Revenues With Enhanced Jumio Netswipe Mobile SDK
Fast-growing mobile and online payment company Jumio Inc. today announced the release of an enhanced version of its Netswipe Mobile Software Development Kit (SDK) now with Boost 20/20(SM). Adding this payment functionality to an app's checkout process drives a revenue boost of at least 20%, while only taking about 20 minutes to implement MarketWire

Cadman Power Equipment Ltd. Chooses abas ERP for Its Next Generation ERP System
abas-USA announced today that Cadman Power Equipment Ltd. has chosen abas Business Software as its software for the future. MarketWire

Arotech's FAAC Incorporated Awarded $6.1M for Army National Guard Operator Driving Simulators
FAAC Incorporated, part of Arotech Corporation's (NASDAQ: ARTX) Training and Simulation Division, has received a contract to supply its Military Operator Driving Simulators (ODS) to the Army National Guard (ARNG). Under the contract, valued at $6 MarketWire

InternetArray Reports Second Quarter 2012 Results
InternetArray, Inc., (PINKSHEETS: INAR) today announced its second quarter results. The company earned net income of approximately $115,000 on gross revenues of $219,000 for the quarter ended June 30, 3012. This represents a substantial increase from the quarter ended June 30, 2011, in which a loss of $49,104 was posted. MarketWire

Green Planet Provides XenTx Performance Test Results
Green Planet Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GNPG) announced today that it has completed a farming test of its XenTx (pronounced "Zen-tex") diesel fuel additive in northern California. The farm, which was founded in 1918, grows superior, quality, fresh, delicious, pesticide-free and organic products year-round MarketWire

Mahindra Satyam Works With Microsoft to Modernize Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Licensing and Registration
Mahindra Satyam, a leading global consulting and IT services provider, today announced the launch of the Motor Vehicle Enterprise Solution (MOVES) for modernizing Department of Motor Vehicles' business operations MarketWire

Digital Ally, Inc. Announces Plans for Reverse Stock Split
Digital Ally, Inc. (NASDAQ: DGLY), which develops, manufactures and markets advanced digital technology products for law enforcement, homeland security and commercial security applications, today announced that it has filed a notice with The Nasdaq Stock Market stating that its Board of Directors has voted to effect a 1-for-8 reverse split of its issued and outstanding common stock MarketWire

Totally Green Makes Management and Board Appointments to Support New Go-to-Market Service Model
Totally Green, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TLGN), a pioneer in organic waste processing, has implemented several management and board level changes designed to better support the company's new service model for the ORCA Green™ Machine, a cost-saving and environmentally friendly alternative to carting food waste to landfills. MarketWire

Kinbasha Gaming International, Inc. Files New Form 10 With Audited Financial Results for 2012
Kinbasha Gaming International, Inc. (the "Company") (PINKSHEETS: KNBA) owner and operator of retail pachinko gaming centers in Japan, today announced that it has filed its new Form 10 filing with the SEC and released its audited financial results for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2012, in addition to its previously issued results for the years 2011 and 2010. MarketWire

Finalists Announced for 2012 BAI - Finacle Global Banking Innovation Awards
BAI and Finacle™ from Infosys announced the finalists of the prestigious global awards program that recognizes and supports innovation in the retail banking industry. Nine financial institutions were chosen, from around the world, for their breakthrough innovations driving organizational growth and profitability MarketWire

Walker Audio Introduces New In-Home System Optimization Offering
Walker Audio, manufacturer of award-winning turntables and high-end audio products, now offers to the general public the same setup and optimization expertise for digital and analog systems that was previously only available to Proscenium turntable owners. MarketWire

SPAR Group Completes Acquisition of Romanian Marketing Company
SPAR Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGRP), a diversified international merchandising and marketing services company that provides a broad array of services worldwide to help companies improve their sales, today announced the signing of a joint venture agreement to expand its operations in Romania MarketWire

CarCharging(TM) and Federal Realty Investment Trust Expand Electric Vehicle Charging Services in Maryland and Virginia, Serving Residents, Offices, Shoppers, and Diners
Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) (OTCBB: CCGI) ("CarCharging") now offers quick and easy electric vehicle (EV) charging services at Bethesda Row and Rockville Town Square in Maryland and Pentagon Row in Virginia MarketWire

UNIT4 Business Software Reports Good Progress for H1 2012
UNIT4 (EURONEXT AMSTERDAM: UNIT4), the global business software group, today announced its financial results for the first half of 2012 MarketWire

International Tower Hill Mines Appoints Tom Irwin Vice President, Alaska and Karl Hanneman as Alaska General Manager
International Tower Hill Mines Ltd. ("ITH" or the "Company") - (TSX: ITH)(NYSE MKT: THM)(NYSE Amex: THM)(FRANKFURT: IW9) announces that Thomas E. Irwin has been promoted to the positions of ITH Vice President, Alaska, and President, Tower Hill Mines, Inc., the U.S. operating subsidiary. Effective immediately, Mr MarketWire

Rugby's French Top 14 season Returns Live and Exclusive on Eurosport
The French Top 14 returns this weekend with back-to-back title winners Toulouse firmly established as the team to beat in 2012/13. MarketWire

HHII Builds Relationship With Physician Group for Home Health Referrals
Home Health International Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HHII), a Medicare-certified home health agency and durable medical equipment (DME) supplier, announced today that the Company is in talks with a physician group for exclusive referrals for home health services. MarketWire

Elektrilevi selects Ericsson for smart metering in Estonia
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Nava Nakorn, Ready to Test the Efficiency of the 1st Permanent Flood-Prevention Wall Ever, Invites the Prime Minister to Witness
Nava Nakorn Public Company Limited was established in 1971 to operate in the business of industrial estate development with complete infrastructure and facilities. MarketWire

Samaritan Health Services Selects iSirona for Medical Device Integration
iSirona®, a provider of simplified solutions for medical device integration, today announced that Samaritan Health Services has signed an agreement to implement iSirona's device connectivity software MarketWire

Luminart Corp. (PINKSHEETS: LUMP) Reports Consecutive Record Earnings for 2nd Quarter of 2012
Luminart Corp. (PINKSHEETS: LUMP) reported their 2nd quarter revenue at $2.8 million, up 33% from the $2.1 million first quarter record earnings this year. The increase can be attributed to a major contribution in sales from the company's newest mining site in New Town, North Dakota MarketWire

LOROM Joins the InfiniBand(TM) Trade Association (IBTA), Furthering Its Involvement in Helping Define the Future of the InfiniBand(TM) Interface
The Lorom Group, a manufacturing industry leader in global cable connectivity and OEM product solutions, today announced its membership in the InfiniBand Trade Association (IBTA), and its active involvement in the IBTA's Electromechanical (EWG) and Compliance and Interoperability Working (CIWG) Groups MarketWire

Zayo Group Purchases Remaining Interest in USCarrier
Zayo Group announces it has executed a definitive agreement to purchase the remaining ownership interests in USCarrier (USCarrier Telecom, LLC), a regional fiber-based bandwidth services provider with a network that spans Georgia, Florida, Alabama and Tennessee. Zayo acquired an approximately 50% interest in USCarrier through its acquisition of American Fiber Systems in October 2010 MarketWire

Porticor Wins Most Innovative Company of the Year Honors in 2012 Stevie(R) International Business Awards(SM) Program
Porticor®, a leading cloud data security company delivering the only cloud-based data encryption solution that infuses trust into the cloud and keeps cloud data confidential, today announced that it was named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Most Innovative Company of the Year in Canada and the USA category in the 9th Annual International Business Awards program. MarketWire

Venoco, Inc. Announces Advanced Financing Discussions
Venoco, Inc. (NYSE: VQ) announced today that it has been informed by Denver Parent Corporation ("DPC"), an affiliate of Timothy Marquez, Venoco's Executive Chairman, that DPC is engaged in advanced discussions regarding the financing of the merger contemplated by the merger agreement among Venoco, Mr. Marquez, DPC and another affiliate of Mr. Marquez (the "Merger Agreement"). MarketWire

Qualys Receives Highest Possible Rating of "Strong Positive" in Leading Analyst Firm's MarketScope for Vulnerability Assessment
Qualys Inc., a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance management solutions, today announced that Qualys received the highest rating -- a "Strong Positive" -- in Gartner's "MarketScope for Vulnerability Assessment MarketWire

Augme Technologies Provides Patent Litigation Update
Augme Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: AUGT), ("Augme") or (the "Company") a technology and services leader in interactive media and mobile marketing, today released the following update on the Company's on-going patent enforcement activities, including its seven federal lawsuits involving four of the Company's issued United States patents. MarketWire

Plastic Surgeon in New Jersey Discusses Recent Popularity of Mommy Makeover Procedures
According to the most recent statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), cosmetic procedures are up 5% since 2010, with over 13.8 million total performed in the past year. Dr MarketWire

New Mobile Website Launch for Baltimore Plastic Surgeon
Dr. James Vogel, a practitioner of Baltimore plastic surgery, announces the launch of a new mobile website. The new site will allow current and prospective patients access to the practice's information in a format that is easier to navigate from a mobile device MarketWire

GRNE Opens Aveda(TM) Experience Center at City Creek; Our Third Location
Green Endeavors, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GRNE), a majority owned subsidiary of Nexia Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NXHD), announced that its subsidiary, Landis Experience Center, LLC (LEC), opened its doors for business on August 9, 2012, in Salt Lake City's premier mall City Creek Center. Our grand opening celebration is scheduled for September 7, 2012. MarketWire

Texas Plastic Surgery Practice Unveils New Website
Dr. Venkata Erella and his Austin plastic surgery practice have announced the launch of a customized website. The website has a colorful, user-friendly design outlining everything a patient needs to know about the practice and procedures that are offered. Dr MarketWire

iMomentous Report Finds Most of the Fortune 500 Unprepared for Shift to Mobile Web
iMomentous, delivering a highly scalable mobile recruitment technology platform that enables companies to recruit, retain and engage their talent, today announced the release of its latest research, "Corporate Mobile Readiness Report MarketWire

New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery Relocates in Knoxville
New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery will move to a new location. Dr. Stephen G. Boyce, a Knoxville bariatric surgeon, is expanding the size of his facility to better provide patients with the latest advancements in technology and surgical techniques. The grand opening of the new office will be Monday, August 20th. Dr MarketWire

TMP Worldwide Opens New Office in Boston Area
TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications, LLC, a talent acquisition company, announced today the opening of its new office in Waltham, Mass. Relocating from its former space -- also located in Waltham -- the new office will help TMP Worldwide accommodate future growth. MarketWire

Fancadia Is Changing the "Game" and Making Fundraising Fun for Nonprofit Organizations
"Making Fantasy Sports Pay You" is Fancadia's motto. Want to Win Big Money and have never played Fantasy Football? Fancadia makes it easy for the Beginner and Exciting for the Expert Football Player; Sign up, Play for Free and Win $5000 Grand Cash Prize. MarketWire

ReputationChanger.com Delivers Branding, Reputation Defense Services for Real Estate Agents
Consumers use the Internet to obtain information about all kinds of products and services, ranging from the best local restaurants to the most reputable local medical practices. According to new data, however, real estate represents one of the most significant sources of online search inquiries, with "homes for sale" ranking as one of the top queries in cities throughout the nation MarketWire

Rubicon Advances Construction Management Leadership With New Hire
Rubicon Professional Services today announced a key new hire -- aimed at solidifying the company's position as a leading provider of full-service construction management, energy management, consulting and engineering for mission-critical facilities. As the newest member of the Rubicon team, Alan J MarketWire

Materia and Sigma Aldrich Extend Catalyst Distribution Agreement
Materia announced today a ten year extension of its exclusive catalyst distribution agreement with Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (NASDAQ: SIAL), that allows Aldrich Chemical Co. LLC to continue its worldwide rights to distribute the Materia Grubbs Catalyst™ technology to the research and development community. MarketWire

S&S Bakery: Bringing Lunch From Home Is Alternative to Rising School Lunch
As new regulations require public schools nationwide to improve the nutritional value of foods served in cafeterias, many budget-conscious parents are learning that such initiatives come with a price. According to a recent article from NBC, these changes are already apparent in many school districts, including counties in the State of Kentucky MarketWire

Australia's Caltex to Convert Kurnell Refinery Into Fuel Import Terminal, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources Australia (Perth, Australia) -- Caltex Australia Limited (ASX:CTX) (Sydney, Australia) has decided that it can no longer sustain operations at the Kurnell Refinery, due to an inability to compete with larger, newer and more efficient refineries MarketWire

My Place for Hosting: Affiliate Marketing Is a Great Savings Opportunity for Young Adults
According to a recent article from U.S. News & World Report today's youth are no strangers to living at their parents' homes. In fact, what used to be a frowned upon, sign of failure, is now viewed as a sensible approach to surviving in today's faltering economy MarketWire

GWC Valve International: Well-Maintained Valves, Equipment Are Vital to Oil Industry
Oil companies depend on a wide array of machinery in order to explore new resources and produce crude oil supplies. This machinery includes complex systems with many working parts -- and in order for the entire system to function as intended, each small component must meet rigorous technical standards MarketWire

Rio Tinto Eyes China, Maintains $16 Billion in Capital Expenditures for 2012, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by Richard Finlayson, Senior International Editor for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Despite the fact that profit was down 22% for the first half of 2012, Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO) (London, England), the third-largest global mining company, will maintain its capital expenditure target for the full 2012 year at $16 billion MarketWire

Crude Oil Pipeline Spending in the U.S Projected to Reach $19.9 Billion Through 2013, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Companies will spend an estimated $19.9 billion by year-end 2013 to expand the nation's crude-oil pipeline network. During the same period, companies processing and transporting natural gas liquids are expected to spend more than $6 billion on new capital projects MarketWire

New Jersey State Police Places First Order for TASER X2 ECDs With TASER CAM HD Video Recorders
TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TASR) today announced several recent orders for its new TASER® X2™ electronic control device (ECD) and TASER® CAM™ HD video recorders received in the third quarter 2012. This includes the New Jersey State Police placing its first order of 40 TASER ECDs with TASER CAM HD recorders. MarketWire

Dolat Ventures Reports on the Diamond Rush
Dolat Ventures Inc. (OTCBB: DOLV) an exploration diamond development company focused on West Africa, is pleased to report that CNBC's "THE DIAMOND RUSH" will premiere on August 27, 2012 featuring CNBC's Bob Pisani travelling to Africa (http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000104339). MarketWire

With Historic Budget Cuts to California's Family Law Courts, L.A. Family Law Attorney Mark Baer Warns the Public About Using Untrained Mediators
In June, 2012, California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation enacting historic cuts to the State court system budget resulting in 56 court closings in Los Angeles County, three involving Family Law Courts. With the subsequent backlog on divorces and other Family Law matters, there is increased interest in mediation and collaborative divorce to resolve such cases. MarketWire

Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide's Michael Parisi Named to the PharmaVOICE 100
Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide (www.ogilvychww.com), the health behavior experts of Ogilvy & Mather (www.ogilvy.com), today announced Michael Parisi, the network's managing partner who oversees the NY-based Ogilvy Healthworld office, has been named to the PharmaVOICE 100 Most Inspiring People in the Life-Sciences list by premier industry publication PharmaVOICE. MarketWire

Lantronix to Present at 2012 Southern California Investor Conference on August 30, 2012
Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX), a leading global provider of smart M2M connectivity solutions, today announced that the company's management will present at the 2012 Southern California Investor Conference on August 30, 2012 at the Marriott Hotel in Newport Beach, California. MarketWire

Turn Good Lunchboxes Into Great Lunchboxes
(Family Features) A recent survey from Walmart found that moms consider the back to school season a fresh start over January 1, and that 61 percent of moms resolve to get their families eating healthier during the school year. In addition, nearly half of the surveyed moms felt that their biggest challenge to accomplishing this is the cost of healthier foods. MarketWire

Itch Relief Basics
(Family Features) From bug bites and dry skin to poison ivy and chronic skin conditions, itching makes life very uncomfortable. And it's an annoyance that gets under just about everyone's skin. MarketWire

Freshen Up Your Home, Naturally
(Family Features) Homes trap all kinds of smells -- last night's salmon dinner, dirty gym clothes in the laundry basket, the cat's litter box and more MarketWire

EquipRent Announces Strategic Product Integration With Bidtracer
EquipRent.com, the online construction equipment quote/bid solutions company, and Bidtracer, a provider of construction project management software, today announced a technology and marketing alliance. The alliance provides Bidtracer's cloud-based project management system with an integrated rental quote engine capability. MarketWire

TiVo Launches Four Tuner 'TiVo Premiere 4'
TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO), the creator of and leader in advanced television services including digital video recorders (DVRs), today announced the launch of its TiVo® Premiere 4, a set-top box designed to solve program scheduling conflicts and allow families to record all of their favorite shows, while simultaneously serving as the hub to a TiVo whole home-setup MarketWire

Methode Electronics, Inc. to Announce First-Quarter Fiscal 2013 Results on Thursday, August 30, 2012
Methode Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: MEI), a global designer and manufacturer of electro-mechanical devices, will release its first-quarter Fiscal 2013 results for the period ended July 28, 2012, on Thursday, August 30, 2012, before the market opens. MarketWire

BizSlate Launches ERP in the Cloud for the Non-Tech SMB
BizSlate Inc. today announced the beta release of its innovative Software-as-a-Service supply chain solution that empowers small and mid-sized companies to compete on the global stage MarketWire

New Acer(R) Veriton 6620G Series Commercial Desktops Simplify Asset Management for the Enterprise
Editor's Summary: A vast range of configurations is available on a build-to-order basis with prices starting as low as $300. Options include a high-performance third generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor boasting significant performance advantages when compared to prior generations MarketWire

Back to School Bites
Finding foods that the kids will like is always a challenge -- and hectic school routines don't make it any easier. Simplify your life with these family-friendly ideas that cut down time in the kitchen and add up to smiles all around the table. MarketWire

Allied Gold Clarification of claim against GRES
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SBM Offshore Half-Year Results 2012
IN LINE RESULTS - GROUP TRANSFORMATION IN PROGRESSSBM Offshore reports 2012 half-year results in-line with expectations. TheCompany secured important orders with the Ichthys turret and the Shell FPSOFramletter of interim award and took significant steps to transform itsstrategy,structure and culture MarketWire

Moderate increase in sales and solid profitability for Tecan in the first half of 2012
Tecan Group AG /Moderate increase in sales and solid profitability for Tecan in the firsthalfof 2012. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. * Sales of CHF 182.2 million (H1 2011: CHF 181.9 million); moderate increase of 0.2% in Swiss francs and 0 MarketWire

Basilea reports its half-year financials
Basilea Pharmaceutica AG /Basilea reports its half-year financials. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement MarketWire

Rule 8.3-Cooper Industries plc
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beroNet GmbH Signs Distribution Agreement With VoIPoint SP.K. for Poland
beroNet GmbH, manufacturer of the World's First Cloud Managed VoIP Cards and Gateways, today announced the signing of a partnership agreement with VoIPoint SP.K. This agreement makes VoIPoint SP.K. the official preferred partner of beroNet's advanced VoIP connectivity hardware in Poland. MarketWire

Ceradyne Board Approves Regular Quarterly Dividend
Ceradyne, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDN) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per common share, payable September 18, 2012 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on September 4, 2012. MarketWire

Ulthera Receives Clearance to Market Ultrasound Platform Device in Brazil
Ulthera, Inc. -- a global, high-growth medical device company pioneering aesthetic and medical applications using its therapeutic ultrasound platform technology -- today announced that it is now registered in Brazil to market and distribute its patented medical device, the Ulthera System MarketWire

Aben Resources Ltd. : Aben Drills 46.6m of 1.49 g/t Au Including 9.2m of 3.88 g/t Au at Justin Project, Yukon, and Extends the POW Discovery Zone by 85m
Aben Resources Ltd. /Aben Resources Ltd. : Aben Drills 46.6m of 1.49 g/t Au including 9.2m of3.88g/t Au at Justin Project, Yukon, and Extends the POW Discovery Zone by 85m MarketWire

Orkla has sold all its shares in Tikkurila (Announcement pursuant to Securities Market Act, Chapter 2, Section 10)
Tikkurila OyjStock Exchange ReleaseAugust 16, 2012 at 4.00 p.m. (CET+1) GlobeNewswire

Talvivaara Mining Company Interim Report for January-June 2012
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STMicroelectronics Offers First-Time Opportunity for Singapore Undergraduates to Use Smart Multi-Sensor Technology
iNEMO Design Contest set to spur the creation of innovative sensing applications GlobeNewswire

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