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Hyperion Gets Coverage From Two Analysts This Morning: $15 Target
Hyperion Therapeutics (NASDAQ:HPTX) received two Buy ratings this morning after going public in late July. Both Cowen and Needham initiated coverage on HPTX, with Needham assigning a $15 price target to the stock ACN Newswire

AerCap Holdings N.V. Purchases 10 Million Shares held by Cerberus
AerCap Holdings N.V. ("AerCap," "the Company," NYSE: AER) purchased 10 million ordinary shares in AerCap held by Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. through its affiliate, Fern S.a.r.l. in a privately negotiated transaction today. The aggregate purchase price for 10 million ordinary shares is $120 million which represented a discount of $0.09 per share from the $12 ACN Newswire

Flowserve Completes $1.25 Billion Credit Facility
DALLAS, August 20, 2012 -- Flowserve Corp. (NYSE:FLS), a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, today announced that it has completed a new $1.25 billion, five-year credit facility, which includes a $400 million term loan and a $850 million revolver that the company can increase, subject to certain conditions, by up to $250 million ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Launches Interstage Application Server V11
Fujitsu today announced the immediate availability of Interstage Application Server V11, an updated version of its application server that provides support for the latest in smart device development frameworks. Fujitsu plans to steadily roll out the new application server worldwide, while also offering it through the company's FGCP/S5 public cloud service and FGCP/A5 Powered by Windows Azure ACN Newswire

Toyota Launches New 'Auris' Compact Hatchback in Japan
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces the Japan launch today of the completely redesigned "Auris" compact hatchback, a strategic compact model for both Japan and Europe. The vehicle will be sold in Japan through "Netz" dealers ACN Newswire

Final Spikes Asia Juries Announced - Craft, Creative Effectiveness, Branded Content & Entertainment and Integrated
Spikes Asia has announced the final juries; Craft, Creative Effectiveness, Branded Content & Entertainment and Integrated, who complete a world-class collective of 75 regional industry experts ACN Newswire

First Metro Investment Releases August Philippines 'Market Call'
First Metro Investment Corp (FMIC) and University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P) have published the August issue of "The Market Call, Capital Markets Research". The report, which covers the Philippines' Macroeconomy, Fixed Income Securities, Equity Markets and Economic Indicators, includes the following highlights:"Macro-Economy: Q2 GDP Growth to Top Q1's 6 ACN Newswire

Eisai Receives Orphan Drug Designation for Anticancer Agent Lenvatinib in Japan
Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that it has received orphan drug designation from Japan's Ministry of Labour, Health and Welfare for its multikinase inhibitor lenvatinib mesylate ("lenvatinib") for the treatment of thyroid cancer, the drug's prospective indication ACN Newswire

SDK Acquires Highest-Level BCM Rating from DBJ
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) has received a loan from Development Bank of Japan Inc. (DBJ), after acquiring the highest-level rating for its ability to prevent disaster and for its business continuity management (BCM). The loan includes DBJ's first special contract for the provision of funds for recovery from earthquake disaster ACN Newswire Announces Fundraising Effort to Combat Rare, Severely Debilitating Sexual Disorder
LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - August 20, 2012) - In an effort to combat POIS (Post Orgasmic Illness Syndrome), a rare disorder that affects men, the announces a fundraising event for medical research to help end the suffering of those affected by the disease. MarketWire

EVE Will Continue to Defend Itself Against Mentor Graphics' Patent Infringement Suits
EVE, the leader in hardware/software co-verification, today denied any wrongdoing and reaffirmed that it will continue to defend itself against Mentor Graphics' patent infringement suits. EVE believes these litigations are unfounded and will defend itself through the United States and Japanese court systems until the truth is established. MarketWire

Victoria University (Australia) Chooses eXplorance for Surveys, Course Evaluation Needs
Victoria University (Australia), the 8th largest full time post secondary Australian institution, has chosen eXplorance Inc. for administering surveys and course evaluations. MarketWire

'Realms of Gold' Offers Unusual Twist on Arthurian Legend
In her new novel, "Realms of Gold: Ritual to Romance," (, author Terry Stanfill uses her extensive knowledge of medieval art and history to explore her theory about the origins of King Arthur's Camelot and the Grail. MarketWire

Sin Begets 'Walk in Bethel'; Love Redeems It
If ever there was a contemporary writer with the credentials to write about a family drama in the Mississippi Delta, it's Rose Mary Stiffin, author of "Walk in Bethel" ( MarketWire

Mike McClaskey, Senior Vice President and CIO, DISH, Receives Transformational CIO Award From Enterprise CIO Forum
The Enterprise CIO Forum (ECF) ( -- an exclusive membership-based community site for global senior IT executives driving business transformation -- announces Mike McClaskey, senior vice president and CIO of DISH, as the latest Transformational CIO Award honoree MarketWire

A Heartrending Novel, 'Peregrine' Mirrors the Struggles of Real Victims
For a child, sexual abuse can be just the first domino to fall in a lifetime of consequential pain and abuse, a reality reflected in Linda O'Dochartaigh's new novel, "Peregrine" ( MarketWire

Quadruple Amputee Connects Five Continents With Four Swims
Quadruple amputee Philippe Croizon and able bodied swimmer Arnaud Chassery have completed their international challenge, connecting five continents with four swims. The duo started their adventure in May 2012 and just completed the last portion, connecting America to Asia, braving frigid temperatures to cross the Bering Strait. MarketWire

Avascent to Give Kick-Off Presentation at DIOA/GOCA Fall 2012 Conference
Avascent's Jon Barney and Steve Ganyard will present the business case for a new strategic approach to global defense offsets at the Global Offset and Countertrade Association [GOCA] and the Defense Industry Offset Association [DIOA] Fall 2012 Conference to be held in Brewster, Massachusetts on September 9-12, 2012. MarketWire

LANE PR Grows Technology Client Base
LANE PR, an independently owned, national public relations agency, has grown its technology client base. In recent months, the agency has picked up InFocus, Digital Domain Media Group (NYSE: DDMG) and Network Redux, while celebrating one year of service with ZAGG (NYSE: ZAGG) and its iFrogz brand. MarketWire

ecVision Launches Enhanced Shipment and Booking Solution
ecVision, a leading provider of cloud-based supply chain collaboration platforms for brands and retailers, rolled-out greater functionality for international logistics booking and tracking. ecVision Suite's capabilities in the Global Logistics Module allow importers to directly book shipments with carriers through integration to external systems MarketWire

OCZ Technology to Showcase Its Latest Enterprise Storage Solutions at Flash Memory Summit 2012
OCZ Technology Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCZ), a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems, will showcase its latest storage products, encompassing a mix of both solid state drives and software solutions, at this year's Flash Memory Summit, Booth #208, Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, California, from August 21st through August 23rd. MarketWire

U.S. Concrete Sells California Pre-Cast Operations
U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ: USCR) announced today that further to its news release of August 3, 2012, it has completed the sale of substantially all of the Company's California pre-cast operations to Oldcastle Precast, Inc. The Company's California pre-cast operations consist of Central Precast Concrete, Inc., San Diego Precast, Inc. and Sierra Precast, Inc MarketWire

Pinnacle Security Helps Raise Funds for Child of "Saints and Soldiers" Actor, Corbin Allred
Pinnacle Security, a leader in the residential security industry, today announced the donation of an advanced security system to the silent auction held earlier this month for Lily Allred, two month old baby daughter of Corbin and McKenzie Allred. The baby has a condition known as Spina Bifida which requires significant medical intervention at birth and beyond. MarketWire

Leads360 Recognized as #2 Best Place to Work by Los Angeles Business Journal
Leads360, a market-leader in cloud-based lead management and sales automation solutions, today announced that it has been named one of the 2012 "Best Places to Work" in Southern California by the Los Angeles Business Journal and the Best Companies Group. Leads360 ranked second among all medium-sized companies evaluated, and this is the third consecutive year Leads360 has made the list MarketWire

Penny Slot Pays Big for Local Red Hawk Casino Player
Red Hawk Casino, home to some of the luckiest and loosest slots, paid a $50,642 jackpot to a lucky Rewards Club member on Tuesday, Aug. 14. MarketWire

PerioLase(R) MVP-7(TM) Dental Laser Receives Prestigious Award
The PerioLase® MVP-7™ has been awarded the "Best of Class" Technology award from the Pride Institute -- an honor reserved only for products that demonstrate excellence in their category. Manufactured by Millennium Dental Technologies, Inc MarketWire

Minimalist Makeup Tips for Flattering Natural Features: Presents Tips for Low-Maintenance Beauty
For women who love the extra boost that makeup provides, finding a balanced beauty approach that highlights key features without looking overdone can be a challenge. The latest article by Beauty for the Makeup Minimalist Part 2: 6 Tips for Playing Up Your Best Feature provides six how-to tips for creating the perfect no-fuss look that calls attention in all the right ways. MarketWire

Collagenna (AGIJ) Introduction of Asian Cosmetics Merger Candidate
Axia Group (PINKSHEETS: AGIJ) is pleased to provide the following update regarding the merger / buy out candidate Artist MSS of Seoul, Korea. After five years of careful planning and strategic placement, Artist is ready to make its US debut with formulated products, dynamic management and the strength of a motivated team MarketWire

Selective Makeup for the Beauty Minimalist: Presents Special Tips for Creating a Natural, Radiant Complexion
For women who prefer a more natural approach to makeup and beauty, finding a no-fuss look that's also flawless and radiant can be tricky. The latest article by Beauty for the Makeup Minimalist Part 1: 6 Tips for Creating the Perfect Complexion provides six tips for creating a beautiful complexion every day, without a lot of time and effort. MarketWire

Merisel, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2012 Results and the Issuance of $2 Million Convertible Note Financing
Merisel, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MSEL), a leading provider of visual communications and brand imaging solutions to the consumer products, retail, advertising and entertainment industries, today reported financial results for the three and six month periods ended June 30, 2012. MarketWire

Gunnison Estate and Resort Sell at Auction Through J. P. King Auction Company
At a real estate auction on Saturday, the Blue Mesa Hideaway and the Lake Fork Resort sold through J. P. King Auction Company, the nation's leading real estate auction marketing firm. The entirety of the property sold to Eugene and Michelle Pomeroy of Saguache, Colorado. MarketWire

Backstage Vibe(TM) Testing Features and Functionality
Backstage Vibe™ (PINKSHEETS: LDSI) has created an incredibly creative and groundbreaking web platform for artists, their adoring fans, music promoters and producers. The company is currently testing all of the features and functionality to ensure that customers can't resist coming back after their initial experience. MarketWire

Chipotle Lawsuit: Class Action Lawsuit Announced by Securities Fraud Firm Gilman Law LLP; Investors and Shareholders in Chipotle Mexican Grill With Losses in Excess of $100,000 Are Encouraged to Inquire About Joining the Chipotle Lawsuit at No Cost
The Leading Securities Fraud Attorneys of Gilman Law LLP announce that a lawsuit by investors has commenced in the District of Colorado (No. 12-2193) against Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) MarketWire

Be as Creative as You Dare and Win $1,000 With the Duck(R) Brand Stick or Treat(TM) Jack-O-Lantern Contest
It's frightening how much fun you can have with Duck Tape® -- and Duck® brand is daring you to get scary creative this Halloween by entering the Stick or Treat™ Jack-O-Lantern Contest to win a $1,000 cash grand prize. MarketWire

Unified Pictures Promotes Ben Ruffman to Partner
Already President of Production, Ben Ruffman was promoted to Partner of Unified Pictures. While continuing with his current responsibilities, which include project analysis, acquisitions, film financing and corporate capitalization, Ruffman will work directly with Keith Kjarval in all areas of production including development, packaging and co-production opportunities. MarketWire

Worldwide Food Services (WFSV) Acquires New Website
WORLDWIDE FOOD SERVICES, INC. (Worldwide Food Services) (PINKSHEETS: WFSV) announced today the Company has a new website Worldwide has waited 2 1/2 years to acquire this exact address. The new site is under construction and its completion will be announced in the near future. MarketWire

Men's Sensitive Skin: Presents Top Precautionary Skin Care Tips for Men
For men who have sensitive facial skin -- often leading to frustrating bouts of acne, razor burn, rashes and more -- maintaining a smooth, healthy complexion may take extra work. The latest article by Sensitive Skin Care for Men provides easy how-to tips designed for gentlemen with sensitive skin. With these tips, preventing skin irritation has never been so easy. MarketWire

Golar LNG Ltd: De-listing from the Oslo Stock Exchange
Following the decision from the OsloStock Exchange of 24 July 2012, the last day of trading of Golar LNGLtd's shares on the Oslo Stock Exchange will be 30 August 2012. Furtherdetails with regards to the implications for shareholders are discussed inthe attachment to this release. MarketWire

PTSD Foundation of America Named a Winner in Toyota's 2012 100 Cars for Good Program
Houston-based PTSD Foundation of America announced today that it has been selected as one of 100 nonprofit winners in Toyota's 100 Cars for Good program. 100 Cars for Good is a major philanthropic initiative in which the automaker is giving 100 cars to 100 nonprofits over the course of 100 days MarketWire

Somerset Capital Reiterates Call for Action at Red Lion Hotels
Somerset Capital Management ("Somerset") released the following statement this morning: MarketWire

Top US Men's Archer Is Back From the 2012 Olympics With the Country's First Medal at the London Games
Who: Brady Ellison is a 23 year-old archer, who most recently won a silver medal at the 2012 London Olympics for the Men's Team Archery competition -- the first medal won by the Team USA at the Games. Prior to that, he was ranked the #1 archer in the world having come in first place in both the 2010 and 2011 World Championships MarketWire

AIS (American Internet Services) Bolsters Senior Management Team With New Hires and Internal Promotions
AIS (American Internet Services), a leading provider of enterprise-class data center, cloud and connectivity services in the western United States, today announced two new hires and two internal promotions to bolster its senior management team as the company accelerates its expansion into the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud space. MarketWire

Olympic Athlete Sarah Robles Overcomes Poverty and Bullying to Realize Her Dream at the London Games
Who: Sarah Robles, a first time Olympian, is ranked the #1 weightlifter in the U.S. among both men and women. That designation led to her being coined "The Strongest Woman in America." What: Now that Sarah is back from the U.K., she is available for interviews to discuss her experiences as an Olympic athlete, becoming the best weightlifter in the U.S MarketWire

At Enterprise Learning Conference & Expo, Meridian's Vinay Nilakantan Speaks on Mobile Learning
In a speech next month to attendees of the Enterprise Learning Conference & Expo, Meridian Knowledge Solutions Product Development and Research Director Vinay Nilakantan will show training specialists how to make a business case for mobile learning. His presentation titled "Training for a Mobile Workforce" outlines a strategy for delivering training to learners on the move. MarketWire

Wayside Technology Appoints Chief Financial Officer
Wayside Technology Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: WSTG), a unified and integrated technology company providing products and solutions for corporate resellers, VARs, and developers as well as business, government and educational entities, today announced that it has appointed Tom Flaherty, 45, as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective as of August 20, 2012. MarketWire

ViaWest Announces the Acquisition of CoreLink's Las Vegas Data Center

Waller Announces Program for Directions in Healthcare 2012
Building on the success of last year's inaugural program, Waller today announced that its national conference "Directions in Healthcare 2012" is set for Thursday, November 29th at Loews Vanderbilt Hotel in Nashville. MarketWire

Buick Enclave and Buick LaCrosse Named the Official Vehicles of Bon Appetit Presents Chicago Gourmet
The Illinois Restaurant Association is pleased to announce the 2013 Buick Enclave and 2013 Buick LaCrosse as the official vehicles of Bon Appétit presents Chicago Gourmet, a premier culinary experience to be held in Millennium Park September 29-30, 2012 MarketWire

Automotive Industries (AI) Announces the Release of AI's Latest Issue, Volume 191 Issue 3 Available in Print and Online
Contents - Volume 191 Issue 3 1. Converging technologies 2. AI insider-UOP now producing bio oil economically at 7 sites3. Market trends- How can manufacturers capture the "middle-ground"4. Mercedes Benz- Building cars for the Millenials5. Novelis- First aluminum auto sheet plant for China6. Schaeffler- Helping OEMs meet efficiency targets7 MarketWire

Media Alert: Swinerton Builders and "TheBrickCentral" to Assemble Micro-Scale Replica of Washington National Monument out of Legos at the Design Build Institute of America 2012 Federal Sector Conference
What: Swinerton Builders Government, along with "TheBrickCentral," will be assembling a micro-scale replica of one of our nation's great landmarks, the Washington National Monument, at the annual DBIA Federal Sector Conference MarketWire

WellQuest Issues Shareholder Report Announcing Growth and Profitability
WellQuest Medical & Wellness Corporation (the "Company" or "WellQuest") (PINKSHEETS: WEQL), delivering a unique model for healthcare that helps customers get well, stay well, and look well, has issued a Shareholder Report outlining the Company's achievements for the six month period ended June 30, 2012. MarketWire

Teachers Find Tutoring Jobs to Make Ends Meet
There has been a lot of press recently about teachers taking on second and third jobs in record numbers. According to an Associated Press article in the Huffington Post on 11/11/11, one in five teachers works at least one additional job. Some states report higher figures. In Texas, for example, 41 percent of all teachers have second jobs MarketWire

Bancroft Fund Ltd. Declares Third Quarter Dividend
The Board of Trustees of Bancroft Fund Ltd. (NYSE MKT: BCV) today declared the Fund's one hundred sixty-seventh quarterly dividend. MarketWire

Plymouth Opportunity REIT Announces Equity Investment in Atlanta Area Apartments
Plymouth Opportunity REIT, Inc. (the "Company") today announced an equity investment in Wynthrope Forest Apartments located in the Atlanta suburb of Riverdale, Georgia. The property is a 270-unit apartment community comprised of 23 buildings with a mix of one-, two- and three-bedroom floor plans. The Company invested in the property through a joint venture with Colony Hills Capital, LLC MarketWire

Mu Sigma Invited to Join Big Data Analytics Panel Discussion at VMworld(R) 2012
Mu Sigma (, the largest pure-play provider of decision sciences and analytics solutions for global enterprise customers, announced today that it has been invited to speak on a panel titled "Big Data and Big Analytics" at VMworld® 2012, taking place August 26-30, 2012, in San Francisco, CA MarketWire

MRED Gives Company Website a Facelift
Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED), Chicagoland's multiple listing service (MLS), announced that it has launched the new MarketWire

Proximity Worldwide Deepens Knowledge as It Rolls eMarketer Out to Global Offices
Proximity Worldwide this week began rolling out eMarketer insights on digital marketing, media and commerce to its offices and employees globally. MarketWire

Robert Berg, Owner of Foster Design Build, Featured in Chicago Tribune
Construction business pioneer Robert Berg was recently featured in an article published by the Chicago Tribune. Berg, who is the owner of Foster Design Build, was one of several building design experts asked to comment on what qualities home seekers should look for in a builder. The article was listed under the Real Estate section of the Tribune, and published on August 2nd, 2012. MarketWire

Bag Lady Promotions, HerReview & Spokesmoms to Host #ReviveMom Twitter Party With Special Guests Ali Landry &
In anticipation of the BLP ConnectHER Five-Star Boutique event for Women in Business, Mompreneurs, PR, brands and Influencers taking place September 30, 2012 at Casa Del Mar in Santa Monica, Bag Lady Promotions, Her Review and Ali Landry of Spokesmoms have joined forces to host a fabulous #ReviveMom Twitter party on August 30, 2012 from 6-7pm PDT. MarketWire

Appature Appoints Enterprise Marketing and Strategic Alliances Veteran Jigish Avalani as EVP, Global Marketing and Alliances
Appature Inc., a leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider for life sciences marketers, today announced the appointment of enterprise software and brand management veteran Jigish Avalani to the position of executive vice president, global marketing and alliances. In this role, Avalani will be responsible for global marketing, product management, strategic alliances and corporate development. MarketWire

Fusion Reports Second Quarter 2012 Results
Fusion Telecommunications International, Inc. (OTCQB: FSNN) has announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012. MarketWire

Volkswagen Group of America Invests $27 Million in New Research and Development Center in California
Volkswagen Group of America today announced the grand opening of its new $27 million Test Center California (TCC) product development and emissions test laboratory in Oxnard, Calif. The 64,000-square-foot facility is expected to be fully operational this fall and will employ 50 people with plans to continue to grow over the coming years. MarketWire

Mobile Users Call in a Billion Times on Kirusa Platforms
Kirusa, the world's leading developer of Mobile Social Media and Value-Added Services (VAS), has announced that its platforms, deployed with over 30 mobile carriers, processed more than a staggering one billion calls in July this year, creating a new landmark in the company's history. MarketWire

JDSU to Present at 2012 Citi Global Technology Conference
JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) (TSX: JDU) today announced that Tom Waechter, JDSU's Chief Executive Officer, will make a presentation on behalf of the Company at the 2012 Citi Global Technology Conference. The presentation is scheduled to begin at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, September 5, 2012. MarketWire

American River Bankshares Consolidates Bank Brands Under American River Bank
American River Bankshares (NASDAQ: AMRB) announced today that it has consolidated all of its bank brands under the American River Bank name to create a single, unified presence across its Northern California footprint and to identify the Bank as the premier business bank in the region MarketWire and Accounting Today Explore the Future of Finance in the Cloud, the leader in integrated bill payment, invoicing and cash management solutions for businesses, today announced that it has partnered with Accounting Today, a trusted resource for the tax and accounting community, on a new, six-part video series educating accountants and tax professionals on the potential -- and best practices for -- finance in the cloud MarketWire

Intrix Introduces Invoice Creator for Payment Gateway
Intrix Technology, Inc. (Intrix), a provider of integrated payment processing solutions and services for processors, agents, ISOs, enterprises and retailers, has introduced Invoice Creator, a module for its payment gateway that allows merchants to create and manage invoices from a virtual location MarketWire

BERNINA Announces Winner of Second WeAllSew Challenge
BERNINA of America, the world's premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce Mary B. from La Plata, Md., as the winner of the second WeAllSew Challenge for her upcycled window curtain project. Mary B. received a $1,000 BERNINA gift card and contributed a feature post about her other projects on the WeAllSew blog, located at www.weallsew MarketWire

Andrews Myers P.C.'s Client's Arbitration Award Affirmed by Fifth Circuit
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the U.S. District Court's confirmation of an arbitration award in favor of Houston-based construction lawyers Andrews Myers' client, Petrofac, Incorporated, in its construction claims case against DynMcDermott Petroleum Operations Company (DM). MarketWire

Li3 Closes $10 Million Funding From Strategic Partner POSCO
Li3 Energy, Inc., (OTCBB: LIEG) ("Li3," "Li3 Energy" or the "Company"), a US-listed and South America based global exploration company in the lithium and minerals sector, is pleased to announce that it has closed the second tranche of funding from POSCO Canada Ltd. ("POSCAN"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of POSCO, a Republic of South Korea multinational global leader MarketWire

MPA, the Association of Magazine Media, Names Mary G. Berner President & CEO
Mary G. Berner has been named President & CEO, MPA, the Association of Magazine Media, it was announced today by Michael A. Clinton, Chairman of the MPA Board of Directors, and President, Marketing & Publishing Director, Hearst Magazines. Berner's appointment becomes effective September 17. MarketWire

Barkerville Announces Appointment of Kevin McMurren as Mine Manager
Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: BGM)(FRANKFURT: IWUB) ("Barkerville", the "Company") is pleased to announce that Mr. Kevin L. McMurren has rejoined Barkerville as Mine Manager, having previously served as Mine Manager at the Company's QR Mine and Mill between 2010 and 2011. Mr. McMurren will be on site overseeing all of the mining operations at the QR Mine and the Bonanza Ledge Mine MarketWire

Actiance to Speak on Compliance and Collaboration at the 8th Annual GFIRST National Conference
GFIRST -- Actiance (, helping organizations benefit from new forms of communications and collaboration, will present at the GFIRST 2012 National Conference. Sarah Carter, general manager of social business, will discuss how the public sector should best address compliance challenges and management with the constant evolution of communication and collaboration tools. MarketWire

SEI Poll: Pension Scheme Trustees Want the Impact of Quantitative Easing Reduced
The results of a poll published by SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC), a leading global provider of fiduciary management, reveal that U.K. pension schemes do not think the Pensions Regulator has gone far enough in its efforts to reduce the impact of quantitative easing (QE) for pension schemes MarketWire

Enterprise Rent-A-Car's Neighborhood Locations Report 25 Percent Increase in Labor Day Advance Reservations
In anticipation of the AAA Labor Day travel announcement, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, North America's largest rental car brand, announced today that advance neighborhood rental car reservation numbers for the 2012 Labor Day holiday currently are trending at 25 percent above 2011 MarketWire

All American Pet Company, Inc. Secures Sufficient Production Capacity to Produce One Million NutraBars(TM)
All American Pet Company, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AAPT): Kansas facility production run last week affirmed expansion of its production run in September because of the product quality, equipment functionality and infinitely expandable production volume from three hundred thousand NutraBars™ (Regular, Low Fat and Senior Formula) to one million NutraBar products. MarketWire

Trulia and CNNMoney Extend Longstanding Partnership, Providing Access to Millions of Real Estate Listings and Local Stats
Trulia and CNNMoney today announced the continuation of their partnership, marking the third year that Trulia will serve as the exclusive provider of real estate search and data to CNNMoney, one of the world's top destinations for in-depth coverage of the housing market and breaking financial news MarketWire

MarketLive Hosts Free Webinar: Optimizing Mobile for mCommerce 2.0
MarketLive, Inc., the leading provider of enterprise-class eCommerce technology and services, today announced it will be hosting a free webinar, "Optimizing Mobile for mCommerce 2.0." The webinar takes place on Wednesday, August 22nd at 10:00 am PDT / 1:00 pm EDT. Attendees will receive a free copy of MarketLive's upcoming whitepaper, Optimized Commerce: Mobile. MarketWire Adds AccountAbility and Jobscience to Expanding Partner Ecosystem, the cloud applications company, today announced alliances with Jobscience, a native Social Relationship Management solution for hiring, and AccountAbility Solutions, Inc., a native fixed asset and remote asset tracking application provider. Jobscience and AccountAbility both offer best-of-breed, FinancialForce MarketWire

Bombardier's New High Speed Train Design Unveiled in Italy
Italian rail operator Trenitalia has unveiled a full scale mock-up of the of the Frecciarossa 1000 high speed train currently being built by rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation and its consortium partner AnsaldoBreda. The Frecciarossa 1000 is the newest member of Bombardier's ZEFIRO family of high speed trains, known as the V300ZEFIRO model. MarketWire

L2 Consulting Services, Inc. Awarded Contract by ARINC to Develop Engineering for Cathay Pacific e-Enabled Aircraft Program
L2 Consulting Services, Inc. (L2) is pleased to announce that the company has been awarded a contract from ARINC to develop aircraft integration, engineering design and manufacture of the prototype kits for the Cathay Pacific e-Enabled Aircraft Program. The engineering efforts have commenced for the 777-200/300/300ER fleet and then will incorporate the A320, A330, A340, 747-400/8F fleets MarketWire

Readen Holding Corp. (PINKSHEETS: RHCO): Yomobile Ltd. a Readen Holding Subsidiary Has Signed 400 Points of Sales With Their Rack Jobbing System
READEN HOLDING CORP. (PINKSHEETS: RHCO) announced today that Yomobile Ltd. a subsidiary of Readen Holding has successfully signed 400 new points of sales with their rack jobbing system. MarketWire

Century Aluminum Files Notice to Terminate Power Contract at Kentucky Smelter
Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ: CENX) announced today that its subsidiary, Century Aluminum of Kentucky, has issued a 12-month notice to terminate its power contract with Big Rivers Electric Corporation for its Hawesville, Kentucky smelter. During the 12-month notice period, Century is required to pay a demand charge for power, but is not obligated to continue operating the plant. MarketWire

Real Intent Supports Growth Worldwide by Partnering With EuropeLaunch
SUNNYVALE, CA and ALICANTE, SPAIN--(Marketwire - August 20, 2012) -  Real Intent Inc., the leading provider of software products that accelerate early functional verification and advanced sign-off of electronic designs, announced today it has signed EuropeLaunch S.L.N.E. as its newest distribution partner MarketWire

Endeavour Silver Appoints New Director to the Board and New Manager of Corporate Communications
Endeavour Silver Corp. (TSX: EDR)(NYSE: EXK)(FRANKFURT: EJD) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Ken Pickering to the Board of Directors. MarketWire

Avaya Expands DevConnect Select Product Program
Avaya extends the U.S.-based program into Canada, offering businesses an easier way to access applications from Avaya technology partners. New solutions are added to the program for order directly from Avaya and its distributors MarketWire

SugarSync Ranks #99 on Inc. 500/5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies in the Country
SugarSync, a free service that lets you access, sync and share all of your files and folders across all your computers and mobile devices, today announced that it has been ranked #99 on the annual Inc. 500/5000 Fastest Growing Companies list MarketWire

Digital Chosun Announced the Winners of '2012 Consumer Power Hit Award'
Digital Chosunilbo (KSE: 033130) announced today the winners of '2012 Korea Consumer Power Hit Award' sponsored by Presidential Council on National Branding and Ministry of Knowledge Economy. MarketWire

DjangoCon Keynotes Announced
DjangoCon (, the official conference, tutorials and sprints of The Django Software Foundation (DSF), today announced the keynote presenters for DjangoCon North America. MarketWire

GOPA IT Consultants to Launch Transportation Management Innovation Center, Led by Bernd Mosbrucker
GOPA IT Consultants, Inc. announced today the opening of its global Transportation Management (TM) Innovation Center, located in its new U.S. headquarters in San Mateo, California -- right in the heart of Silicon Valley -- to tackle global transportation challenges through effective use of technology. MarketWire

Capture the Best Back-to-School Moments That Will Last a Lifetime
With the "opening bells" about to ring at schools across the country, Burst, a mobile solution for families, today released a list of the best moments to capture as parents send off their little (and big!) ones this fall. MarketWire

Fortinet(R) Further Enhances Its Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) Network Security Solution With New Mobile Clients
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) -- a world leader in high-performance network security -- today announced key enhancements to address the numerous challenges surrounding network, data and device security posed by the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) phenomenon wherein end users are bringing their own smartphone and tablet devices to their work environments MarketWire

BondUnderwriter(TM) Offers Online Access to New Issue Municipal Bonds
BondUnderwriter, Inc. (BU™), a financial technology company, is introducing a centralized website portal for both municipal bond issuers and investors to better access the new issue marketplace MarketWire

Alteva Announces Addition of Call Reporting to Its Cloud-Based Unified Communications Solution
Alteva, a leading cloud-based Unified Communications (UC) solution provider and subsidiary of Warwick Valley Telephone Company (NASDAQ: WWVY) (referred to as WVT Communications Group), today announced the addition of Alteva Call Reporting, a hosted call reporting and accounting platform, to its comprehensive line of hosted UC services. MarketWire

Sourcefire Introduces "Chalk Talks" Series of Educational Cybersecurity Videos
Sourcefire, Inc. (NASDAQ: FIRE), a leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions, today launched Sourcefire Chalk Talks, a complimentary collection of informative cybersecurity videos. The ongoing series will provide viewers with deeper, unbiased knowledge on essential cybersecurity topics, initially focusing on malware and network security. MarketWire

Non-Profit Healthcare Advocacy Organizations Join Home Medical Equipment Industry at Medtrade
MK Battery, in cooperation with Medtrade, the largest tradeshow in the world focused exclusively on the home medical equipment (HME) market, has announced the participation of national non-profit healthcare organizations in the upcoming Consumer Advocacy Pavilion at Medtrade 2012 MarketWire

Z-Wave Alliance Expands Global Reach to Japan
The Z-Wave Alliance, an international consortium of companies that oversee the world's largest interoperable ecosystem for wireless control products and services, today announced that it has expanded its global reach to Japan, a move that coincides with the newly approved radio frequency range for low-power RF device usage in that country MarketWire

Fortinet(R) Introduces New FortiManager(R), FortiAnalyzer(R) and FortiMail(R) Hardware Platforms
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) -- a world leader in high-performance network security -- today announced new FortiManager, FortiAnalyzer and FortiMail hardware platforms designed for SMB and enterprise branch office customers in need of more scalable device management, security event analysis and email filtering capabilities MarketWire

Paul Dunay Joins Maxymiser as Vice President of Marketing
Maxymiser, the global expert in Customer Experience Optimization (CXO) including multivariate testing and personalization, today announced the hiring of Paul Dunay, Vice President of Marketing MarketWire

Nippon Rad Selects OCZ Technology's Z-Drive R4 PCI Express SSD for Pedicss PC Platform
OCZ Technology Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCZ), a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems, today announced that its Z-Drive R4 PCI Express (PCIe) SSDs have been selected by Nippon Rad, a leading solutions provider in Japan, for their Pedicss PC platform MarketWire

WEGENER Signs Memorandum of Understanding With International Customer Worth $1.5M
Wegener Corporation (OTCQB: WGNR) (PINKSHEETS: WGNR), a leading provider of equipment for television, audio and data distribution networks worldwide, today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding extension from an undisclosed international customer. MarketWire

MMRGlobal Pursues Infringements of the Company's Health IT Patent Portfolio
MMRGlobal, Inc. (OTCBB: MMRF) ("MMR," the "Company"), a leading provider of Personal Health Records (PHRs), MyEsafeDepositBox storage solutions and MMRPro electronic document management and imaging systems for healthcare professionals, today announced it is pursuing claims for infringement against healthcare providers and other organizations based on the Company's health IT patent portfolio MarketWire

ImageWare to Present at the 2012 Gateway Conference on September 6
ImageWare Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: IWSY) (PINKSHEETS: IWSY), a leader in multimodal biometric security solutions, has been invited to present at the 2012 Gateway Conference being held on September 6 at the W San Francisco Hotel. MarketWire

Tempco, Inc. Executes Regional Developer Agreement With ESIO Franchising, LLC. Covering Dallas / Fort Worth Area
Tempco, Inc. (OTCBB: TEMO) ("Tempco" or "the Company") today announced that the Company has executed a Regional Developer Agreement ("the Agreement") and three franchise agreements with ESIO Franchising, LLC ("ESIO"). The Agreement covers the Dallas / Fort Worth region of Texas and three franchises therein. MarketWire

H&R Block, Inc. Announces New Credit Facility
H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Block Financial LLC, entered into a new five-year, $1.5 billion Credit and Guarantee Agreement, which will expire on Aug. 17, 2017 unless extended pursuant to the terms of the agreement. Funds available under the new agreement may be used for general corporate purposes or working capital needs. MarketWire

Kona Grill to Present at the 2012 Gateway Conference on September 6
Kona Grill, Inc. (NASDAQ: KONA), an American grill and sushi bar, has been invited to present at the 2012 Gateway Conference being held on September 6 at the W San Francisco Hotel. MarketWire

Green EnviroTech Holdings (GETH) Becomes Current on Its US SEC Filings; OTC MARKETS to Change Company's Disclosure Status
Green EnviroTech Holdings Corp. (GETH) (OTCQB: GETH) (PINKSHEETS: GETH) announces they have filed their 10-K & financials for the year-end of 2011 as well as 1st and 2nd quarters 2012 and is now current with its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission: MarketWire

Giggles N' Hugs Partners With The Licensing Shop, Inc.
Giggles N' Hugs, Inc. (OTCQB: GIGL) (PINKSHEETS: GIGL), an upscale, children's themed restaurant, has partnered with The Licensing Shop, Inc. (TLS) to develop and support the company's brand merchandising strategy. MarketWire

Vision Plasma Systems, Inc. Announces Agreement With Kaes Enterprises, to Lead Federal Procurement Acquisition of 28 Arc Master I Systems for Veterans Administration Hospitals in an Initial Deal Valued at $139M
Vision Plasma Systems, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: VLNX) today announced it has secured a sales and marketing agreement with Kaes Enterprises of Puyallup, WA MarketWire

TouchIT Technologies Inc to Exhibit at Integrate Australia, 21st to 23rd August 2012, Booth I6, Darling Harbor, Sydney
TouchIT Technologies Inc (OTCBB: TUCN), a leading manufacturer of touch-based visual communication products, today announced they will be exhibiting at the Integrate Expo in Sydney, Australia. The exhibition, held in Darling Harbor, Sydney, will provide resellers the opportunity to see firsthand the new TouchIT LED Duo - interactive LED display. MarketWire

Washington Federal Announces the Sale of Securities and the Repayment of Debt
Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ: WAFD), parent company of Washington Federal, today announced that it has taken steps intended to reduce the Company's interest rate risk and improve its future earnings potential. In the preceding ten days, the Company sold $2.4 billion of fixed rate mortgage-backed securities for a pre-tax gain of $95 million. The securities sold yielded an annualized 3 MarketWire

Sleep With a Purpose to Make First Bed Drop to Connecticut YMCA and supportive housing WORKS

App Economy Under Attack: Report Reveals More Than 90 Percent of the Top 100 Mobile Apps Have Been Hacked
Ninety-two percent of the Top 100 paid Apple iOS apps and 100 percent of Top 100 paid Android apps have been hacked, according to new research contained in the State of Security in the App Economy: Mobile Apps under Attack report MarketWire

SunGame Corp Launches High-Quality Video Chat Service on
Social Media company SunGame Corporation (OTCBB: SGMZ) is launching the open Beta version of a new web-based video chat feature on its new content platform MarketWire

Fujitsu Delivers TeamPoS 7000 F-Series Point-of-Sale Solution for Dispersed Retail Environments
Fujitsu today announced the TeamPoS(R) 7000 F-Series point-of-sale solution, delivering flexibility, advanced performance and reliability for a world-class, customer-focused shopping experience. The compact, modern design of the TeamPoS 7000 F-Series blends well with a wide range of retail environments -- from fashionable to rugged MarketWire

Vantage Drilling Company Announces Extension of Aquamarine Driller Contract
Vantage Drilling Company ("Vantage") (NYSE MKT: VTG) announced today that the Aquamarine Driller's customer in Malaysia has exercised the first of their one year options, extending the current contract to November 2013 MarketWire

Trillium Software Positioned as a Leader in Data Quality Tools Magic Quadrant 2012
Trillium Software®, a business of Harte-Hanks®, Inc. (NYSE: HHS), and a leading enabler of Total Data Quality™ solutions, announced today that independent industry analyst firm Gartner, Inc. has positioned Trillium Software in the "leaders" quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Tools 2012(1) research report. MarketWire

Sabtech Industries Appoints Michael Carter as President
Sabtech Industries, an established leader in the design, manufacture and support of tactical data communications solutions for military and government agencies, today announces the appointment of Michael Carter as President. Former President and founder, Rahim Sabadia, assumes the role of Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board. MarketWire

MILESTONE Announces Kristi Ledwein as Vice President of People
Milestone Technologies, Inc. (MILESTONE) is a global service provider that offers IT solutions to client business problems through engineering, service and technology. MarketWire

Teradata Selects Quantum's Scalar Tape Libraries to Protect Its Enterprise Data Analytics Offerings
Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM), a proven global expert in data protection and big data management, today announced that Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the leading analytic data solutions company, has selected Quantum's Scalar® tape libraries and Scalar Key Manager™ encryption software as standard elements in its enterprise data protection solution offerings for customers. MarketWire

MRV Introduces Powerful Intelligent Ethernet Demarcation and Aggregation CE2.0 Solution
MRV Communications™, Inc MarketWire

American & European Tanning Supply Increases Profitability and Growth With Whaleback Managed Unified Communications
Whaleback Managed Services, the leader in managed unified communications services, today announced that American & European Tanning Supply (AETS), one of the best known names in the Southern U.S. region of the indoor tanning industry, has increased profitability and growth using Whaleback's CrystalBlue Cloud-based Managed Unified Communications Services. MarketWire

CCA Declares Dividend for Third Quarter 2012
CCA (NYSE: CXW) (Corrections Corporation of America) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a dividend for the third quarter of 2012 of $0.20 per share to be paid on September 28, 2012 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on September 14, 2012. MarketWire

GroveWare Technologies Announces the Launch of a State-Wide Project With New York State's Center for Environmental Health
GroveWare Technologies Ltd MarketWire

FireIce Successfully Used by US Forest Service to Control Timber Fire in Washington State
GelTech Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: GLTC), creators of FireIce, a revolutionary water-enhancing fire suppressant that has the potential to change current firefighting techniques globally, announced that FireIce was chosen over water and long term retardant to combat the Mount Barney fire burning in heavy timber north of Winthrop, Washington in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. MarketWire

BFE Establishes Branch Office in Dubai
The German broadcast system integrator BFE announced today the establishment of a branch office in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The entity will operate from Dubai Studio City, Dubai's new hub for the Broadcast and Media industry. MarketWire

Viewfinity Urges Organizations Not to Wait for Cybersecurity Executive Order or Legislation to Pass in Order to Protect Valuable Data Assets
In the wake of the U.S. Senate's failure to pass a cybersecurity bill earlier this month, Viewfinity CEO Leonid Shtilman is urging businesses and organizations of all sizes not to wait for specific cybersecurity legislation before implementing security technology, policy and training designed to protect valuable corporate and organizational information, data and applications MarketWire

Robert S. Kaplan, Senior Associate Dean and Professor at Harvard Business School, and Robert A. Levy, Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Cato Institute, to Join Advizent's Independent Board of Standards
Advizent today announced that Robert S. (Rob) Kaplan, Senior Associate Dean and Professor of Management Practice at Harvard Business School and former Vice Chairman of Goldman Sachs, and Robert A. Levy, Chairman of the board of directors at the Cato Institute, will serve as a board members of Advizent's Independent Board of Standards MarketWire

2nd Annual Sensors Technology, Design and Applications Conference (SensorsCon) Announces Call for Exhibitors, Sponsors and Speakers
Who/WhatThe 2nd annual SensorsCon 2013, the conference for Sensors Technology, Design and Applications, is now accepting applications for exhibitors, sponsors and speakers. The event is an important forum for presenting and showcasing the latest research, development, application, and business opportunities in sensors technology and applications MarketWire

NEXT Financial Group: For Small Businesses, Financial Planning Is Ongoing Process
Business Insider recently published a "financial checklist" for small business owners, focusing on important accounting, tax preparation and long-term planning tasks small business owners should prioritize in the coming months MarketWire

York Prep Reacts to New Online Course Offerings by Elite Universities
Although many have no doubts that the education industry will survive, many experts believe that the way the world implements higher education is changing. According to a recent CBS News report, elite universities have responded to these concerns by expanding their curriculum to the Internet MarketWire

UWCCorp Scam Disproven as Marketers Find Success in Streamlining Content
Many consumers and small business owners have made claims that online marketing is not a viable or successful option to help boost revenue. UWCCorp, a company that specializes in convenient, up-to-date education in online marketing strategies, is one company that has helped many entrepreneurs simplify approaches to developing a strong online presence MarketWire

Reputation Changer: Scam Reports Pose Big Problems for Online Businesses
While there are many advantages to the convenience and ease of online commerce, there are also many downsides. One of the primary downsides is the greater anonymity that the Internet affords to criminals and con artists, making online scams all too prevalent MarketWire

Marnie Bennett Refutes Claim That Canadian Housing Prices Are Unsustainable
Financial Post reports that the sustainability of Canada's "housing boom" is, as of yet, up for debate. The article questions whether or not the markets in Toronto and Vancouver, which have experienced a surge in real estate activity, will be able to hold on. Marnie Bennett, broker and Founder of Bennett Property Shop Realty, believes that the sustainability of the Canadian market is intact MarketWire

Securiport: Further UK Security Violations Highlight Airport Security Needs
In the summer of 2012, the world turned its attention to the United Kingdom, as the Olympic Games brought international prestige to the City of London. Unfortunately, the Games were not the only reason for increased scrutiny on the UK; a series of airport security breaches brought harsh criticisms to the country, from some of the world's leading experts on airport safety and immigration control MarketWire

No Leash Needed: Routine Care Helps Dogs Exercise Better, Cuts Down on Pet Obesity
As many Americans have struggled with their own obesity, the health problem is now being recognized as a troubling trend among pets. A recent article from The Huffington Post explains how this problem can be corrected through several practices that will help extend the life of a beloved pet. According to the report, many pets become overweight due to overfeeding or lack of exercise MarketWire

Wakitha Griffin: Tanning Beds Cause Sunburns, Other Skin Problems
WebMD reports that, according to a new study, nearly one in five uses of indoor tanning beds results in burning or redness among college freshmen and sophomores. Dr. Wakitha Griffin, a dermatologist, understands the danger of indoor tanning techniques and is urging women to skip the tanning bed and opt for safer bronzing methods. MarketWire

Nue Science Responds to "Organ Chip" Testing, New Alternative to Animal Testing
For years, activists have exposed inhumane animal testing that drug and cosmetic manufacturers undergo to determine the safety of their products. As a result, many companies such as skin care brand Nue Science have prescribed to animal-free testing as part of the highly-regulated Leaping Bunny Program MarketWire

Julian Bakery Offers Diet-Friendly Foods That Are Still Satisfying
Every year, Americans are plagued with new diet trends, products and exercise routines that make promises of continual, steady weight loss. While some limit food intake consistently, and others only take place for a small amount of time, it is hard for many individuals to make dramatic shifts in their diet. A recent article from U.S. News & World Report by Dr MarketWire

Comfort Inn Capital Beltway: Hotel Industry Is Looking Up
According to a recent survey, nearly half of U.S. hotels are looking forward to an increase in sales this year. An article from The New York Times suggests that the growth in business will mean a rise in hotel rates. Comfort Inn Capital Beltway is one of the hotels confident in the increase in business. MarketWire

Big Switch Networks Delivers Over 6000 Downloads of the Apache-Licensed Floodlight Controller and APIs Creating the Largest Software-Defined Networking Ecosystem
Big Switch Networks, the leader in Open Software-Defined Networking (SDN), announced today that it has delivered over 6000 downloads of its Floodlight OpenFlow controller and APIs, which are quickly becoming the de facto standard for SDN controllers MarketWire

MyBuys Expands Executive Team With Chief Customer Officer
MyBuys, Inc., the leader in cross-channel personalization, today announced the appointment of Rita Brogley as Chief Customer Officer, a newly created executive role designed to lead all client-facing and professional services organizations in line with the rapid growth of both the MyBuys client base and the internal teams. MarketWire

MIT Study Documents 'Re-Shoring' Trend as U.S. Manufacturers Bring Jobs Back, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- An increasing number of manufacturers are moving some of their operations back to the U.S., a trend called "re-shoring" that could significantly boost employment in domestic factories, according to a supply-chain management study from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) (Cambridge, Massachusetts). MarketWire

Hollywood Media Corp. Reports 2012 Second Quarter Results
Hollywood Media Corp. (NASDAQ: HOLL) today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012. MarketWire Elects Former Consumer Business President and CEO at WellPoint to Board of Directors, the largest online provider of Discount Dental Plans for individuals and families across America, announced today it has elected Joan E. Herman to its Board of Directors. MarketWire

The Radicati Group Releases "Cloud Information Archiving - Market Quadrant 2012"
The latest market brief by The Radicati Group, "Cloud Information Archiving - Market Quadrant 2012," provides a competitive analysis of the Cloud Information Archiving market MarketWire

Kitchen Knives 101
(Family Features) Good knives are an essential part of any cook's kitchen. But having a nice set of kitchen knives isn't enough -- you need to know how to use them properly. MarketWire

Vending Machine Business Quench Beverage & Snack Co. Debuts New Website Design
Vending machine business Quench Beverage & Snack Company recently re-designed their website with Page1 Online Marketing. The site was re-designed to keep in mind visual appeal, as well as more technical features including search engine optimization, blog integration and code reduction. MarketWire

Market Research Shows Switzerland One of the Most Visited Countries in Europe has announced the addition of "Travel and Tourism in Switzerland: Key Trends and Opportunities to 2016," to their collection of Tourism market reports. For more information, visit MarketWire

Market Research Report Shows Egyptian Construction Market Growing Strong has announced the addition of "Construction in Egypt - Key Trends and Opportunities to 2016," to their collection of Commercial market reports. For more information, visit MarketWire

Zhaikmunai to Acquire Neighboring Oil & Gas Fields

Taconic and CLEA Sign Agreement to Produce and Distribute Animal Models
Taconic, a leading provider of life sciences solutions for in vivo studies, and CLEA Japan, Inc., a major supplier of laboratory rodents, animal diets and equipment, announced that they have agreed to grant rights for CLEA to produce Taconic rats and mice in Japan and for Taconic to produce CLEA's rats and mice in Europe and North America MarketWire

Rebooting Wounded Warriors: How Can Civilians Help?
Local communities are full of wounded warrior support organizations trying to make a difference for our nation's post-combat veterans. Often, the overwhelming options make it difficult for citizens to navigate the most effective outlet for donations, meaning that a veteran might miss out on a valuable service -- until now MarketWire

Gulf United Energy Announces Acquisition of Participation Interest in Block VIM-2 Colombia
Gulf United Energy, Inc. (OTCBB: GLFE) ("Gulf United" or "the Company"), an independent energy company with interests in oil and natural gas properties located in Colombia and Peru, has filed a Current Report on Form 8-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission to report that it has acquired from SK Innovation Ltd MarketWire

Pharming Updates on Ongoing Call of First Tranche of EUR10 Million Equity Working Capital Facility
Biotech company Pharming Group NV("Pharming" or "the Company") (NYSE Euronext: PHARM) today announces thattheinvestors have increased the first call under the facility by 16,440,148sharesfrom 45,808,442 to 62,248,590. MarketWire

Lightstone Value Plus Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc., an Investor in Paragon Outlets, Celebrates the Opening of Paragon Outlets in Grand Prairie, TX
Paragon Outlets Grand Prairie, the new $100 million, 417,000 square foot outlet center featuring more than 100 leading designer and top brand names serving the Greater Dallas/Fort Worth area, opened for the first time on Thursday, August 16 MarketWire

Media Advisory: BMO Capital Markets to Host 7th Annual North American Real Estate Conference
BMO Capital Markets, the investment and corporate banking arm of BMO Financial Group (TSX: BMO)(NYSE: BMO), will hold its seventh annual North American Real Estate Conference on Wednesday, September 5 and Thursday, September 6, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago. MarketWire

CSE-Semaphore SCADA System Products Will Be on Exhibit at the Victorian WIOA Conference
CSE-Semaphore, a CSE Global company, announces that its SCADA System and RTU products will be on exhibit at the 75th Annual Victorian Water Industry Engineers and Operators Conference. This event takes place at the Bendigo Exhibition Centre, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia on September 5 - 6, 2012. Semaphore's exhibit will feature the Kingfisher RTU and T-BOX RTU product lines. MarketWire

TICC Announces Completion of Public Offering of Common Stock
TICC Capital Corp. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: TICC) announced today that it has completed an underwritten public offering of 3,450,000 shares of its common stock (including 450,000 shares of common stock that were issued pursuant to the 30-day option granted to the underwriters to purchase up to 450,000 additional shares of common stock) at a public offering price of $9 MarketWire

Ratos has sold the holding in Lindab
This information is disclosed in accordance with the Securities Markets Act, the Financial Instruments Trading Act or demands made in the exchange rules. GlobeNewswire

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