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Peter Thiel cashes in most of his Facebook shares
Thiel is one of the earliest investors of Facebook and has cashed in 80% of his holding Andhra News

Operation resumed at Maruti Suzuki's Manesar Plant
Heavy security of 500 personnel deployed at Maruti Suzuki's Manesar Plant Andhra News

Ashland Inc. to host analyst day December 4 in New York City with focus on Ashland Specialty Ingredients
August 21, 2012COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), a global leader in specialty chemical solutions for consumer and industrial markets, today announced it will hold an analyst day on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 in New York City. James J ACN Newswire

Guiding UK Investors Towards Successful Money Managers
In the past, family offices in the UK used the same money managers over a number of years, without achieving the desired ROI. With the crisis in the economy reaching its peak in recent years, there is not much room for error when investing for futuregenerations ACN Newswire

How CMOs Should Select Agencies for Optimal Results
Chief Marketing Officers (CMOs) must ensure that the skills of their advertising agency partners match with their most important business needs, says Colin Wilson-Brown, Founder & Director, The Clinic. With the advent of digital marketing and so manyspecialist skill areas to choose from, agency selection and performance monitoring need a much closer look from CMOs, he adds ACN Newswire

Tao Heung Marks First Foray Outside its Well-established Hong Kong and Guangdong Markets
Tao Heung Holdings Limited ("Tao Heung", or together with its subsidiaries the "Group;" stock code: 573), a leader in Chinese culinary trends, has announced that two new restaurants under the "Tao Heung" and "Cheers Palace" brands had opened in Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, and Shenyang, Liaoning Province ACN Newswire

Sony Develops 'Exmor RS,' the World's First Stacked CMOS Image Sensor
Sony Corporation today announced the commercialization of 'Exmor RS,' the world's first(1) CMOS image sensor incorporating a unique, newly-developed 'stacked structure.' Shipments will commence in October ACN Newswire

Mitsubishi Corportion Establishes Nay Pyi Taw Office, Myanmar
Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) is pleased to announce that it will establish a new office in Nay Pyi Daw, the capital city of Republic of the Union of Myanmar (Myanmar), on 1st September 2012.Myanmar is rich in natural resources, and has the geographical advantage of sharing a border with China, India and other ASEAN countries ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Laboratories Develops Industry's First Technology that Automatically Offers Analysis Scenarios for Big Data
Fujitsu Laboratories Limited today announced the development of the industry's first technology that, through the use of analysis scenario templates developed by data analysts, can make recommendations about and the applicability of templates and possible usage combinations of additional data based on the content and attributes of data to be analyzed ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Develops Industry's First Integrated Development Platform for Big Data
Fujitsu Laboratories Limited today announced the development of the industry's first integrated big data development platform for processing large volumes of diverse time-series data. In recent years, massive amounts of diverse data - as represented by sensor data, human location data, and other kinds of time-series data - continue to grow at an explosive pace ACN Newswire

NEC Develops Encryption Technology to Provide High-Speed Secure Communications for Sensor Devices
NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) has developed high-speed, light-weight encryption technology to provide secure communications for information exchanged via sensor devices.A large volume of information is now transmitted via sensor devices, such as surveillance cameras and GPS terminals, and some of this "big data" faces issues with privacy ACN Newswire

Panasonic to Expand Smart Home Appliance Lineup with Full-Scale Launch of Smart Cloud Services
Panasonic Corporation today announced the significant expansion of its lineup of smart home appliances and the full-scale launch of cloud-based services in Japan dedicated to Panasonic's home appliances ranging from white goods, such as air conditioners and refrigerators, to kitchen appliances and healthcare devices ACN Newswire

"Development of Embolic Coils Using a Non-magnetic Alloy" by Tanaka Precious Metals and Others to be Adopted in a Project Commissioned by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K.(*1) (a company of Tanaka Precious Metals, Head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Hideya Okamoto) today announced that the "Embolic Coils Using a Non-magnetic Alloy" jointly developed with Professor Hiroo Iwata and Research Fellow Tomonobu Kodama of the Kyoto University Institute for Frontier Medical Sciences and Maruho Hatsujyo Kogyo Co., Ltd ACN Newswire

Women Less Employable After Starting a Family
In a recent Employee Insights Survey of female professionals in Japan, 77% of respondents believe women are less employable if they decide to start a family. In contrast, only 3% feel women are more employable, while 20% believe starting a family does not affect a woman's chances of being re-hired ACN Newswire

yap.TV Extends Reach to 1 Billion Viewers Across 20 Countries and 5 Languages, Becomes First Worldwide Social TV Guide
yap.TV, America's favorite social television experience for Facebook and Apple's iPhone and iPad, now provides programming guides for an estimated 1 billion people and a third of the world's television sets, the company announced today. MarketWire

SolarWinds Launches Japanese Website -- SolarWinds.com/jp
SolarWinds® (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, announced today that it has launched a Japanese language website, solarwinds.com/jp. The site is the company's first fully-featured, localized website and is part of SolarWinds' ongoing strategy to become the top choice of Japanese IT professionals for IT management software. MarketWire

Southern ITS International, Inc. Enters Into Investment Agreement
Southern ITS International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ALCD) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement with CSI Business Finance Inc. to provide the Company an investment/credit line of one million dollars ($1,000,000.00). The terms and conditions were not disclosed. MarketWire

Joanna Haigood's Zaccho Dance Theatre Acclaimed "Sailing Away" Returns September 13 - 16
It is sometimes referred to as the "San Francisco Exodus of 1858," a little-known part of the City's history in which hundreds of African Americans fled discrimination and the threat of slavery for the safety of a Canadian exile. Choreographer Joanna Haigood and her Zaccho Dance Theatre (www.zaccho.org) are marking the iconic event with free public performances of her powerful work "Sailing Away MarketWire

Newspaper Advertising -- Succeeding or Depleting in a Digital World
The following is a statement from US Newspapers: MarketWire

Meralco and Cisco Collaborate on Future-Ready Energy Utilities for the Philippines
Manila Electric Company (Meralco), the Philippines' largest distributor of electrical power, and Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) are collaborating on a holistic approach to providing reliable computing and networking infrastructure as a foundation for operations on a smart grid. MarketWire

PNY Launches New Line-Up of Solid State Drives
PNY Technologies®, Inc. ("PNY") today introduced their new line-up of high-performance Solid State Drives (SSDs) for enterprise to consumer storage solutions, while at the Flash Memory Summit 2012 in Santa Clara, CA, booth #827 MarketWire

ZYTO Announces Trading Symbol Change to "ZYTO"
ZYTO Corp (OTCBB: ZYTC) (www.ZYTO.com). MarketWire

SkinStore.com Announces the Addition of CellCeuticals
SkinStore.com, the nation's leading e-commerce specialty retailer providing scientifically sound solutions for healing and maintaining healthy skin, has added CellCeuticals to its assortment of premium products. MarketWire

Gongos Research Appoints Camille Nicita President & CEO
Former Principal & Chief Operating Officer Camille Nicita is appointed president & CEO of Gongos Research, as announced today by the company. The role of president & CEO had been actively held by John Gongos since he founded the company in 1991. Gongos named Nicita acting president when he was diagnosed with metastatic melanoma last month MarketWire

Authentify Named to Inc. Magazine's Inc. 500|5000
Authentify, a global leader in telephone-based out-of-band (OOB) authentication, has been recognized by Inc. Magazine as # 35 in the security sector and # 1,761 overall on their sixth annual Inc. 500|5000 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies MarketWire

VIQ Solutions Reports Second Quarter 2012 Results
VIQ Solutions Inc. ("VIQ Solutions" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE: VQS), a world leader in computer-based digital audio and video capture and management, today reported its financial results for the three and six month periods ended June 30, 2012. Results are reported in Canadian dollars and are prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards ("IFRS"). MarketWire

Gaming Industry Raises a Record $133,000 at the AGEM/AGA Golf Classic Presented by JCM Global
The gaming industry came together for an incredible cause and smashed previous fundraising records at the 14th annual AGEM/AGA Golf Classic Presented by JCM Global. This year's tournament was themed "The Drive for $1 Million" and raised a single-year record $133,000, pushing organizers well past their stated goal of raising $1 million over the life of the tournament. MarketWire

Xact Data Discovery Expands Its Footprint in Minneapolis, MN
Xact Data Discovery (XDD), an international leading provider of data discovery and management services to law firms, corporations and government agencies with 16 offices nationally, recently merged its Minneapolis, MN branch location with another local service provider, K&B Document Technologies. XDD retains a controlling interest in the merged Minneapolis business operations MarketWire

Solvista Gold Announces Resignation of Directors
Solvista Gold Corporation ("Solvista" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: SVV)(OTCQX: SVVZF) announces that Mr. Ruben Shiffman and Mr. Andres Restrepo Isaza have resigned as directors of the Company effective August 21, 2012 in order to pursue other interests. The resignations were accepted by the Board of Directors today. MarketWire

Fisher Communications Adds MundoFox in Seattle and Portland
Fisher Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSCI), a leader in local media innovation, announced today that it has signed affiliation agreements with MundoFox to add its new Spanish-language television network in Seattle and Portland. MarketWire

YWCA USA Announces New Chief Executive Officer (CEO); Dr. Dara Richardson-Heron, Former CEO of the Greater NYC Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R), Will Lead YWCA USA
The YWCA USA, one of the world's most respected organizations dedicated to improving the lives of all women and eliminating racism in America, announced today that Dr. Dara Richardson-Heron will become its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). After a nationwide search, the decision was ratified at the YWCA's National Coordinating Board meeting in Minneapolis on Saturday, August 11. Dr MarketWire

North Bay Issues Operational Update
North Bay Resources Inc. (OTCBB: NBRI) (OTCQB: NBRI) ("North Bay" or the "Company") today issued the following update on our operations in the US and Canada. MarketWire

Ingen to Finalize SomaLife Acquisition Earlier Than Originally Expected
Ingen Technologies, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: IGNT), an emerging medical device manufacturer with proprietary medical products for the growing $4 billion respiratory markets, announced today that the company will close the acquisition with SomaLife sooner than originally expected which should be by mid-October. MarketWire

Prime Management Scores 6.79 out of 7 in Global Custodian's 2012 Hedge Fund Administration Survey
Prime Management Limited, a leading fund administrator, has again excelled in the annual Global Custodian Hedge Fund Administration Survey, achieving an overall score of 6.79 out of 7 and receiving "Best in Class" awards in all 14 of its eligible categories MarketWire

Prospect Capital Declares Its 50th and 51st Consecutive Cash Distributions to Shareholders, Representing More Than $530 Million in Cumulative Distributions to Shareholders Since 2004
Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEC) ("Prospect") announced today that Prospect has declared monthly cash distributions to shareholders in the following amounts and with the following record and payment dates: MarketWire

Atrion Corporation Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend by 14%
The Board of Directors of Atrion Corporation (NASDAQ: ATRI) today announced an increase in its quarterly cash dividend from 49 cents per share to 56 cents per share. Specifically, the Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of 56 cents per share on its outstanding shares of Common Stock MarketWire

OCZ Technology to Present at the Deutsche Bank dbAccess 2012 Technology Conference
OCZ Technology Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCZ), a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems, today announced that Ryan Petersen, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Deutsche Bank dbAccess 2012 Technology Conference, to be held at the Encore at Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas on Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 8:50am pacific time MarketWire

Astro-Med, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Sales and Earnings; Directors Declare Regular Cash Dividend
Astro-Med, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALOT) reports Net Income of $987,000, equal to 13 cents per diluted share, on sales of $19,572,000 for the Second Quarter ended July 28, 2012. Unfavorable foreign exchange currency rates decreased this year's Second Quarter sales by approximately $459,000 or 2.3%, when compared to the previous year MarketWire

NCSBN Considers Pertinent Association Business With Its Member Boards of Nursing at Its 2012 Annual Meeting
The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN®), www.ncsbn.org, met in Dallas Aug. 8 - 10, 2012, to consider pertinent association business with its member boards of nursing. There were 59 member boards represented by delegates. MarketWire

Hansen Medical Receives 30 Additional U.S. Patents for Medical Robotics
Hansen Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: HNSN), a global leader in intravascular robotics, today announced that it has expanded its intellectual property portfolio in medical robotics with the issuance of 30 additional U.S. patents since January 2011. Hansen Medical also shares rights to more than 250 issued U.S. patents relating to medical robotics through licensing arrangement with third parties. MarketWire

Bell Investment Advisors Sponsors Piedmont East Bay Children's Choir's International Choral Festival
Bell Investment Advisors was a major sponsor of the Piedmont East Bay Children's Choir's recent Golden Gate Choral Festival Grand Finale Concert, continuing the firm's long-standing tradition of community partnership between business and the arts. The prestigious July 14 concert in U.C. Berkeley's Zellerbach Hall featured a massed choir of 640 children from around the world. MarketWire

Celebrity Chef Roy Yamaguchi to Demo New Hawaiian Kampachi(TM) Farm to Table Dish at Aina Haina Foodland Farms August 25
Celebrity chef, restaurateur, cookbook author and featured talent at the upcoming Hawaiian Food & Wine Festival, Roy Yamaguchi, will demonstrate a new recipe of the sustainable, locally grown Hawaiian Kampachi™ at the Foodland Farms in Aina Haina, Saturday, August 25 at noon MarketWire

SAF Announces CEO Succession Plan
The Board of Directors of SAF (Southern Aluminum Finishing Co., Inc.) announces that John McClatchey, Ph.D., 67, is retiring from the position of President of SAF, effective September 1st. Dr. McClatchey has held the President's job since 1988. He will continue to serve on the Board of Directors. Dr. McClatchey plans to work as Chief Financial Officer of SAF for at least another two years. MarketWire

Wyndham Worldwide Continues Its Commitment to Piedmont Triad Community Through Charitable Giving During Wyndham Championship
Through its Wishes by Wyndham foundation, Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN), one of the nation's largest hospitality companies, continued its support of the Piedmont Triad community through a week of charitable activities during the Wyndham Championship held at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C MarketWire

Limitless Luxury Awaits You at Fairmont St Andrews
The luxurious Fairmont St Andrews, known for its enviable and unrivalled destination, welcomes a new package which is quite simply like no other. Bookable from 20th August to 15th September for stays from 1st September until the end of 2012, our all-inclusive luxury Scottish holiday package offers a superior guest experience that is uniquely "Fairmont." MarketWire

Experience the Making of Multi-Platinum Superstars' Matchbox Twenty's "She's So Mean" Music Video in Immersive 360 Degrees
What happens when the members of the Grammy-nominated multi-platinum rock band Matchbox Twenty take positions at North, South, East and West, turn to face each other and let the music fly...! See it here.. MarketWire

Implant Sciences' QS-B220 Benchtop Explosives and Narcotics Trace Detector Completes Certification Readiness Testing and Moves to Final TSA/TSL Independent Testing
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Safety Is Focus of WesternU Nursing Conference
Karen Curtiss plays with paper dolls on a regular basis, but they aren't an exercise in scissor art to her -- they illustrate some crucial, and troubling, data about patient safety in hospitals. MarketWire

UPDATE: Impress Labs Boosts Content Marketing Strategy With Strategic Hire of 3D InCites Technology Journalist Francoise von Trapp
Impress Labs, a global brand, creative and communication agency for the semiconductor, solar energy and life science industries, today announced the addition of leading 3D IC technology journalist and 3D InCites founder, Françoise von Trapp, to its Semiconductor Lab MarketWire

Innovative Stone Opens Chicago Office
Tracy Streckenbach, Chief Operating Officer of Innovative Stone, the flagship brand of Innovative Global Brands, is pleased to announce the opening of a new sales office in Chicago, Illinois. This office will serve clients and projects throughout the Midwest, South Central, and Mountain regions of the US MarketWire

Staffing 360 Solutions Announces Launch of Staffing 360 Alliance
Staffing 360 Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB: STAF) (OTCBB: STAF) today announced the launch of Staffing 360 Alliance, a new division engaged in a series of anticipated co-ventures with successful staffing companies. The wholly owned subsidiary will provide a broad array of services for and on behalf of its staffing company co-venture partners MarketWire

ALTOUR's Travel Index Finds Travelers Booking for the Long Term and in Groups
As the summer winds down, ALTOUR's August Travel Index is seeing consumers eager to book their next vacations at least 6 months in advance. The luxury travel expert's bi-monthly survey of hundreds of leisure travel agents also shows an increase in bookings for escorted tours and foreign independent travel (FIT) MarketWire

Healthcare Quality Catalyst's Strong Momentum in the First Half of 2012 Validates Company's Market Leadership
Reinforcing its leadership position in providing data warehouse solutions that actually work in today's transforming healthcare environment, HealthCare Quality Catalyst (Catalyst) today announced that contract bookings growth for the first half of 2012 was up by more than 1,100 percent compared to the same period in 2011 MarketWire

Cisco Hosts Plugfest Event at ASIS 2012
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) invites camera vendors attending ASIS 2012 in Philadelphia to join its Plugfest event to discover how the Cisco® medianet network architecture can simplify the management and operation of IP-based surveillance cameras. Medianet brings together advanced, intelligent technologies and devices in a platform optimized for the delivery of rich-media experiences MarketWire

ePrize Acquired by Consumer-Focused Private Equity Firm Catterton Partners
ePrize LLC, the leader in digital engagement specializing in mobile, social and web campaigns, today announced that it was acquired by Catterton Partners, the leading consumer-focused private equity firm. This investment will be used to accelerate ePrize's overall growth and expansion, particularly in the multi-channel engagement and CRM arenas. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. MarketWire

Pennington, Moore, Wilkinson, Bell & Dunbar to Be Presenting Sponsor of Florida Gaming Congress, February 25-26, 2013
Pennington, Moore, Wilkinson, Bell & Dunbar -- one of Florida's most prominent law firms -- will be presenting sponsor of the Florida Gaming Congress. This important event, which takes place February 25-26, 2013, at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, is solely owned and produced by Spectrum Gaming Group (www.spectrumgaming.com). MarketWire

H5 Partners With Nuix to Process Complex Data Sets at Blazing Speeds
H5, a leading provider of technology-assisted review and e-discovery services, today enters into a technology partnership with Nuix, a worldwide provider of information management technologies including e-discovery, electronic investigation and information governance software MarketWire

Cupcake Vineyards Offers Wine Selections Inspired by Fall Fashion Trends
As fall fashions appear on stores and streets, Cupcake® Vineyards helps consumers find delicious inspiration in the fabrics, hues and elements that define the season's unique styles. When deciding what to wear, consider Cupcake Vineyards' suggestions on what to drink as the seasons shift. MarketWire

Meditab's Intelligent Medical Software Receives Quest Diagnostics Quality Solutions Certification
Meditab Software announced today that its Intelligent Medical Software (IMS), is certified as a Gold Health IT Quality Solution by Quest Diagnostics under its Health IT Quality Solutions™ Program (the "Program"). MarketWire

KBS Strategic Opportunity REIT Receives Payoff of Discounted First Mortgage Acquisition
KBS Strategic Opportunity REIT, a public non-traded real estate investment trust headquartered in Newport Beach, Calif., has announced the payoff of a non-performing first mortgage loan collateralized by Primera/University Court, a three-building office portfolio in Orlando, Fla. MarketWire

Trey Songz Unveils "Chapter V"; R&B Superstar Heralds the Release of Highly-Anticipated Fifth Studio Album With Performances on This Morning's Today Show and BET's 106th & Park; New Album Features Collaborations With Diddy, Lil Wayne, T.I., Young Jeezy, Rick Ross & Meek Mill; Internation
Songbook Entertainment/Atlantic Records Trey Songz' fifth studio album, "CHAPTER V," arrives in stores and online everywhere today. The album -- which features the hits "Heart Attack," "2 Reasons (featuring T.I.)," and "Dive In" -- features collaborations with Lil Wayne, Young Jeezy, T.I MarketWire

For The Earth Corporation (PINKSHEETS: FTEG) Buys Prestige Pet 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 Prestige Pet Products, a 20-year-old maker and distributor of pet products. MarketWire

Red Hawk Casino Pays $70,989 Ultimate Texas Hold 'em Jackpot
Red Hawk Casino offers players Northern California's lowest side bet for a chance to win a table progressive. The $1 side bet is available on Fortune Pai Gow Poker, Let It Ride, Four Card Poker, Three Card Poker and Ultimate Texas Hold 'em. MarketWire

Catalyst Opens Third U.S. Data Center to Power Insight(TM) E-Discovery Platform
Today, Catalyst Repository Systems, an industry pioneer in cloud-based document repositories for e-discovery and other complex legal matters, announced the opening of a new high-capacity, high-security data center to help power its revolutionary e-discovery platform, Insight™, that will launch next week at ILTA. This is Catalyst's third U.S.-based data center MarketWire

OCTANe LaunchPad Companies Raise More Than $25 Million in Funding in the First Half of 2012
Orange County's technology entrepreneurial ecosystem continues to flourish. Today OCTANe, the Orange County startup accelerator dedicated to connecting people and ideas with capital and resources to fuel technology growth, announced that investment in startups involved in its LaunchPad SBDC program increased by 30 percent in the first half of 2012 over the same period last year MarketWire

GETTYS Signs More New Projects in the First Half of 2012 as Compared to Same Time Last Year and Announces Promotions in Four Offices
In what may be seen as an upturn in the U.S. economy, award winning hospitality interior design, procurement, and brand design firm GETTYS has signed many new projects representing a significant increase in new contracts year-on-year. MarketWire

Frenetic Pace of Activity in IVD Over Past Two Years: Kalorama Reports
A large number of acquisitions and partnerships occurred in the in vitro diagnostics industry over the past two years, a sign of the frenetic pace of the industry, according to Kalorama Information. The healthcare market research publisher said there were at least 105 acquisitions and distribution agreements in the IVD market just in the past two years, the majority of which were acquisitions MarketWire

iTeknik Holding Corporation Adds SIM Cards for Domestic Cell Phones to Its Retail Product Line
iTeknik Holding Corporation (PINKSHEETS: ITKH), a leader in the telecommunications industry through its Send Global subsidiary, today announced that it has signed an agreement to sell Subscriber Identity Modules (SIM) provided by ISO 1, a subsidiary of United Leasing Group, Inc., based in Boca Raton, Florida MarketWire

TDG: TV Makers Fail to Cash in on Smart TV Adoption
Despite accelerating global demand for smart TVs, a new report from TDG forecasts that TV manufacturers will be largely unsuccessful in generating new revenue from these net-connected platforms. "Smart TVs 2012-2017: Connections, Use, and Portal Revenue" examines global diffusion of smart TVs though 2017, and examines closely the associated revenue models on which smart TV vendors are depending. MarketWire

Phoenix NAP Officially Launches European Cloud Node, Increases Visibility for Local Technology Market
Phoenix NAP®, a full service data center, premier infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider and primary network access point (NAP), announced today that its European node, located at Interxion, Europe's leading data center and colocation provider, in Amsterdam, is now officially live. MarketWire

The Little Gym Introduces Parent/Child Dance Classes and WonderKids Club Program for 2012-2013 Season
The Little Gym, the experiential learning and child physical development center for ages 4 months through 12 years, is adding two new classes to its core curriculum that will enable some parents to take their first ballet steps together with their children and give other parents some time to "step out." MarketWire

The Bank of Maine Surpasses Goal of $600 Million in Financings to Customers
The Bank of Maine announced that it surpassed its goal of providing $600 million in financings to its customers since January 2011. This represents continued strength in the bank's commercial and industrial, commercial real estate and residential mortgage lending. MarketWire

UPDATE: Smith & Associates Far East Limited Gains CCAP-101 Certification
Smith & Associates Far East Limited has gained CCAP-101 Certification. Components that are CCAP-01 certified by Smith's Hong Kong logistics hub, Smith & Associates Far East Limited, are inspected and tested under the supervision and control of Smith's CCAP-101 certified Houston Headquarters, N.F. Smith & Associates, LP MarketWire

Successful Growth of BioDiem's Virus in VIVALIS EB66(R) Cell Line
Successful growth of BioDiem's Virus inVIVALIS EB66(®) Cell Line MarketWire

MapR Adds Technology Industry Veteran to Executive Team to Drive Global Sales Organization
MapR Technologies, Inc., the provider of the open, enterprise-grade distribution for Apache Hadoop, announced today the appointment of Steve Fitz as vice president, worldwide field operations. In this role Steve will lead MapR's global go-to-market team and oversee field engagement activities. He will report directly to CEO and Cofounder John Schroeder. MarketWire

The Joint Commission Launches Lab Central Connect(TM) Portal
The Joint Commission today announced the launch of Lab Central Connect™ for accredited laboratories. The portal is designed to help Joint Commission-accredited laboratories centralize storage of important survey-related documents, as well as improve safety and quality by helping to maintain continuous compliance with Joint Commission standards MarketWire

Telx Opens Doors of New Cloud Connection Center (SCL2) in Silicon Valley
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Marin Software Named to 2012 Inc. 500 Annual List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies
Advertisers continue to increase their investment in online ads as a means to gain leads, acquire customers, and drive revenue. To ensure optimal performance of ads across multiple online channels, smart advertisers turn to digital ad management platforms, and at the forefront stands Marin Software. Over the past three years, Marin's revenue grew 1,274%, sparking Inc. magazine to rank Marin NO MarketWire

Sabal Financial Group Closes on For-Sale Residential Construction Loan Under New Builder Lending Program
Sabal Financial Group, L.P. has announced the closing of a $4 million construction loan for 12 detached single-family residences through the company's recently launched builder lending program. The loan borrowers -- Bali Construction, Wes Keusder of Keusder Homes and Bart Hornstein of Core Real Estate Services -- will develop the project, scheduled to be completed in 2013. MarketWire

ChannelNet Empowers Hunter Douglas U.S. Retailers With an Enhanced Website Management Tool
ChannelNet, a leader in multichannel customer engagement, implemented an upgrade of the underlying technology -- SiteBuilder™ -- for the Hunter Douglas U.S. network of retailer websites, enhancing functionality and adding significant new capabilities to the Admin Center, the tool that Hunter Douglas website administrators use to manage their websites. MarketWire

Sabal Financial Group Announces Acquisition of $96 Million Portfolio of Performing and Non-Performing Loans From Bank of the West
Sabal Financial Group, L.P., a diversified financial services company, announced the recent purchase of a $96 million loan portfolio from The Bank of the West. The portfolio is a combination of non-performing and performing loans and is secured by commercial real estate and land in California, Colorado, Arizona, Oklahoma, and Iowa. MarketWire

mediaFORGE Named One of the Top 100 Fastest-Growing Companies on the 2012 Inc. 500 List
mediaFORGE, a leader in online display advertising innovation, announced today that it has ranked #55 on the 2012 Inc. 500 list, which recognizes the fastest growing private companies in America. mediaFORGE shot up to #55 on this year's list from #1,092 on last year's list, emphasizing the company's incredible growth. MarketWire

CGSociety & ProductionHUB Announce Partnership
CGSociety, the most respected and accessible global organization for creative digital artists, is now an official partner of ProductionHUB, the Online Marketplace for Motion Picture, Broadcast TV, Pro Video, Live Event, Corporate & Digital Media Production. MarketWire

Beauty Research: Supplemental Beauty and Beyond With CosMedix and Anthony Logistics
Beauty Research, a beauty blogging web site, recently discussed the importance of nutritional supplements and recommended products from CosMedix and Anthony Logistics for Men. CosMedix is a brand of skin care that also offers supplements to improve the look and health of the skin MarketWire

Silex Technology America Appoints Vice President of Sales to Accelerate Growth
Silex Technology, a global leader in wired and wireless networking solutions, today announced the appointment of Joseph "Joe" Virginia to vice president of sales and a member of the company's executive team. MarketWire

BidSync Named to the 2012 Inc. 500|5000
Inc. magazine today named BidSync as one of the nation's fastest-growing private companies on its annual Inc. 500|5000 list. This is the third consecutive year that BidSync has been named to the prestigious list. MarketWire

Channelinsight Positions for Growth
Channelinsight, the leading provider of channel sales management solutions, announced that Bob Smith has been appointed chief executive officer. Smith has more than 20 years of executive-level experience in public and private technology companies MarketWire

Closing of third stage of Private Placing
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Twice Bags $4MM in Series A Financing
Twice, the first concierge-style marketplace for secondhand fashion, today announced a $4MM Series A round of funding. The new funds will help the company build out its team, with a focus on engineering, product, and design. MarketWire

Charlotte Makes Innovation Possible
In the shadows of tall, corporate-filled towers in downtown Charlotte, ideas are planted, sleeves are rolled up and companies are growing. This is not new, yet it is one of Charlotte's least known attributes, being home to a growing entrepreneurial community. Startups are popping up in the energy sector, in the technology sector and in other sectors. MarketWire

Frightened Rabbit Checks in With "STATE HOSPITAL"; Acclaimed Scottish Rock Band Sets Label Debut; North American Tour Begins October 5th in Philadelphia; Full-Length Album Slated for Worldwide Release in Early 2013; "STATE HOSPITAL" EP Arrives on September 25th
Canvasback/Atlantic recording group Frightened Rabbit has announced details of their much anticipated major label debut EP. "STATE HOSPITAL" arrives in the U.S. on September 25th. MarketWire

Stage 2 Networks Secures Inc. 5000 Ranking Third Year in a Row
Stage 2 Networks, a cloud communications leader in the New York metropolitan area, announced today its ranking on Inc. Magazine's 31st annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive list of the nation's fastest-growing private companies in America. The list represents a comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy -- America's independent entrepreneurs MarketWire

Knight News Challenge: Data Winners Unveiled at Online News Association Conference, Sept. 20
The winners of the Knight News Challenge: Data, which seeks breakthrough ideas to accelerate media innovation, will be announced Sept. 20 at the 2012 Online News Association Conference (ONA12) in San Francisco. MarketWire

Topsy Releases Topsy Pro Analytics, World's Most Powerful Social Analytics Tool
Topsy, the realtime social analytics provider, today announced general availability of its social analytics product, Topsy Pro Analytics. Topsy Pro Analytics provides browser-based access to Topsy's platform, which includes the world's only index of the public social web MarketWire

Workday Unveils Time Tracking Application to Transform Time and Attendance in the Enterprise
Workday, Inc., the leader in enterprise cloud applications for human resources and finance, today announced Workday 17, which includes Workday Time Tracking, a new global time and attendance application. The latest update also delivers greater mobile access and simplified user experiences across Workday Human Capital Management, Financial Management, and Payroll. MarketWire

Tehuti Networks Selects Kilopass Non-Volatile Memory IP for Its Newest TN4010 Single-Port 10GbE Controller
Kilopass Technology Inc., a leading provider of semiconductor logic non-volatile memory (NVM) intellectual property (IP), today announced that Tehuti Networks has selected the XPM™ (eXtra Permanent Memory) NVM IP core for its latest TN4010 single port 10GbE Controller. Kilopass XPM stores configuration data, device and network IDs, etc MarketWire

Propel Fuels Named to Inc. 500 List of America's Fastest Growing Private Companies
Propel Fuels (www.propelfuels.com), a leading retailer of renewable fuels and clean mobility solutions, has been named to Inc. Magazine's annual "Inc. 500" list of the nation's fastest growing private companies MarketWire

Retail Franchises Are Roaring, Says New Franchise Direct Report
Retail franchises are everywhere -- in malls, down main streets and along busy highways -- and Franchise Direct's (www.FranchiseDirect.com) exhaustive new report on retail franchising explains the future trends for this rapidly growing industry. MarketWire

iSatori Congratulates the 2012 Round II Iron Warrior Champion
In the second round of the 2012 Iron Warrior Challenge by iSatori (OTCBB: IFIT) (OTCQB: IFIT), ordinary people capable of making extraordinary physical transformations from all walks of life were invited to compete for cash and prizes, including an endorsement contract from the premium nutritional supplements company, iSatori (www.isatoritech.com). MarketWire

Effective Data Rates on Fully Populated 3DPC Servers
Netlist, Inc. (NASDAQ: NLST), a designer and manufacturer of high-performance memory subsystems, announced that OEM performance benchmark data confirms that 32GB HyperCloud HCDIMM significantly outperforms 32GB LRDIMM in fully populated three DIMMs per channel (3DPC) 768GB server configurations MarketWire

Totidem Thinks Big as Their Quick Success Leads to Distribution!
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BioNitrogen Corporation Announces Supply Agreement With United Suppliers Inc.
BioNitrogen Corporation (PINKSHEETS: BION), a cleantech company that utilizes proprietary technology to build environmentally-friendly plants that convert biomass into urea fertilizer, announced today that it has signed a supply agreement with United Suppliers, Inc. for the production of urea fertilizer for its future plant in Florida. MarketWire

WorkForce Software Sustains Rapid Growth in First Half of 2012
WorkForce Software, the leading provider of workforce management solutions for organizations with complex labor policies and stringent compliance demands, today announced details of the strong revenue growth it experienced during the second quarter of the year MarketWire

Research Now Expands Its North American Medical Market Research Capabilities With Launch of Canada Healthcare Panel
Research Now, the leading global online sampling and data collection company, today announced the launch of its Canada Healthcare Panel as part of the first stage of its expansion into international markets. MarketWire

AVST Delivers Major Enhancements to Its Industry Leading CX-E Private Cloud UC Platform
Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST), a leading developer of cloud and premise-based Unified Communications (UC) software solutions, today announced the addition of major enhancements to its CX-E private cloud UC platform, including a 30 percent overall capacity increase, VMware Ready™ status and support for Google Android™ 4.1. MarketWire

SAVO's Enhanced Mobile App Improves In-Meeting Readiness Anytime, Anywhere
SAVO Group today announced new and enhanced features to SAVO Mobile™, the mobile version of its industry-leading sales enablement software MarketWire

California Court Consortium Moves Bidding Process Online
Recent legislative mandates are requiring Superior Courts of California to post electronic notifications of solicitations. A shared procurement services pilot project consortium of 18 Superior Courts has been created to leverage the cooperative use of BidSync eProcure, an online electronic procurement system. MarketWire

User Acquisition Mobile Network, Taptica, Brings App Developers Together for Free Cross Promotion With Appear Exchange Platform
Taptica Ltd., a user acquisition based mobile network, announced today the release of Appear Exchange, a free mobile click-based cross promotion platform. This powerful discovery tool harnesses the power of the many for the benefit of each individual developer. MarketWire

Ensim Renews Microsoft Partner Program Gold Certified Partner Status for Seventh Consecutive Year
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Infortrend Announces Support for HGST 4TB Hard Disk Drives
Infortrend® (TPE: 2495) today announced that its full line of storage solutions, including the ESVA, EonStor DS and EonNAS families, now offer support for enterprise-class HGST 4TB hard disk drives. Support for HGST's 4TB Ultrastar™ 7K4000 drives on all of Infortrend's storage solutions enables SMBs and enterprises to scale and manage data growth more efficiently. MarketWire

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

Philadelphia Financial Launches International Private Placement Life Insurance and Annuity Business
Philadelphia Financial, a leader in the high net worth private placement insurance market, today announced the launch of its international private placement life and annuity business. The company has established two Bermuda domiciled life insurance companies -- Philadelphia Financial Life Assurance Company (Bermuda), Ltd. and Philadelphia Financial Life International, Ltd MarketWire

WPCS Announces $22 Million in New Projects
WPCS International Incorporated (NASDAQ: WPCS), a leader in design-build engineering services for communications infrastructure, has announced that it has received approximately $22 million in new projects. MarketWire

Supporting Military Matters at AlliedBarton Security Services Booth at ASIS 2012
AlliedBarton Security Services, www.alliedbarton.com/hireourheroes, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, demonstrates their commitment to supporting our nation's heroes at the 58th Annual ASIS International Seminar and Exhibits conference in Philadelphia held September 10-13, 2012 MarketWire

New ARCOS SOS Software Rallies Accountants, IT Pros and Others for Storm Duty
ARCOS, Inc. has developed a new add-on module for its ARCOS(SM) Callout and Scheduling Suite that utility companies can tap to mobilize workers -- other than line crews -- for major storm duty MarketWire

CheapOair Releases First Online Travel Agency App for Windows 8
CheapOair, a leading online travel agency, announced today the debut of its Windows 8 app, currently available for download with the preview edition of this new platform. Windows 8 is the highly anticipated next version of Microsoft Windows, which will officially launch in October 2012, and is accessible on all personal computers, laptops, netbooks and tablets MarketWire

Liazon Debuts on Inc. 500 With 2,417% Growth
Liazon Corporation was recognized as one of America's fastest-growing businesses today as it debuted on the Inc. 500, the annual ranking of the 500 fastest-growing private companies in the United States by Inc. Magazine MarketWire

Savari Working With Delphi to Bring DSRC Connected Vehicle Technology Into Everyday Cars
Savari, a developer of Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC)-based automotive safety technologies, is working with Delphi Automotive to provide its technology for everyday cars. Among other Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) products, Savari's Vehicle Awareness Devices (VAD) and Road Side Equipment (RSE) are in use by the U.S MarketWire

BODYARMOR SuperDrink(TM) Forms Superteam: Jason Pierre-Paul and LeSean McCoy Join as Partners and Investors
BODYARMOR SuperDrink™ announces today that pro football Superstars Jason Pierre-Paul and LeSean McCoy have joined BODYARMOR SuperDrink™ as partners and investors. The announcement comes a week after New England gridiron star Rob Gronkowski also joined as a partner in the SuperDrink™ brand. MarketWire

The X Train Names Carpenter Sellers Del Gatto Architects as Chief Architectural Design Firm
Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc. (X Train) (OTCQB: XTRN), the company building a luxury passenger train with planned rail service between Southern CA and Las Vegas, today announced Carpenter Sellers Del Gatto Architects as its chief architectural design firm for the X Train's Las Vegas terminal facility as well as the interior design concepts for the passenger cars. MarketWire

IPSO Alliance Hosts Another Successful Interop Event at IETF 84
In conjunction with the 84th IETF meeting in Vancouver, BC, the Internet Protocol for Smart Objects (IPSO) Alliance successfully completed their latest interoperability event MarketWire

TowerCare Technologies Announces New Fundraising Functionality for Food Banks and Other Nonprofits
TowerCare Technologies announced the release of DonorPro 9.0 nonprofit software with new features to streamline coding, tracking and reporting for all types of solicitations and direct mail campaigns. These new features include tools for integrated fundraising campaigns, automated direct mail, barcode scanning, tracking success metrics, and list segmentation for accurate and successful outreach. MarketWire

Resurrection Medical Group Welcomes New Internal Medicine Physician
Wolf D. Peddinghaus, M.D., an internal medicine physician, who is on staff at Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston, joined Resurrection Medical Group, a group of over 260 physicians who provide primary and specialty medical care at more than 60 locations throughout Illinois. MarketWire

Balboa Press' "Cultured Food Life" Acquired by Hay House Publishing
Balboa Press, a division of Hay House Inc., and leading self-publisher of personal empowerment books, today announced that author Donna Schwenk's holistic health book, "Cultured Food Life," has been acquired for publishing by Hay House, Inc MarketWire

Saturday Night at the Movies Includes a Bed and a Pool!
Sheraton Denver Downtown offers Saturday night family friendly pool parties, featuring the showing of movies such as Madagascar, Shark Tale and Tangled, to list just a few. Movies are shown on the hotel's 5th floor pool deck, where guests can watch from a floatie in the swimming pool, a chaise lounge chair or a comfy cabaña MarketWire

International Silver Inc. Announces New Directors to Expand Board
International Silver Inc. (OTCQB: ISLV) (PINKSHEETS: ISLV) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has appointed Mr. John Kennedy of Columbus, Ohio, Mr. Clint Walker of Los Angeles, California and Mr. Russell Alley of Milford, Utah as members to the Board of Directors. The effective date of the appointments is September 1, 2012. MarketWire

Purfresh Launches Grower Partnership Program
Purfresh, Inc., the industry leader of active atmosphere and supply chain management technologies that optimize the quality of fresh produce as it moves around the world, today announced the launch of its grower partnership program MarketWire

Worldwide Food Services, Inc. (WFSV) Signs Production Agreement
WORLDWIDE FOOD SERVICES, INC. (Worldwide Food Services) (PINKSHEETS: WFSV) announced today the Company's Commodities Division in Mexico City has signed a 3-year production contract for garbanzo beans and oregano. This year-round growing agreement has two 3-year options. The goal of the joint venture partners is to increase production from 80 cargo containers to 200 cargo containers a month. MarketWire

AIVN Nevada Mines Update
American International Ventures, Inc. (OTCBB: AIVN) (OTCQB: AIVN) is continuing the development and construction of its offices, camp, and plant installation at its 704 patented acre Golden Eagle Mine extensions MarketWire

Advent and RedBlack Join Forces to Offer Rebalancing Solution to Investment Management Professionals
Advent Software, Inc MarketWire

Seasoned Life Sciences Industry Executive Recruiter Joins Mediatum U.S., Inc. as Senior Partner
Mediatum U.S., Inc., an executive search firm specializing in life sciences, today announced that Patrice Young, a seasoned life sciences industry executive recruiter, has joined the firm as senior partner. Young brings over 20 years professional experience that has included senior-level positions in law firms and global executive search companies MarketWire

SunSi Completes Acquisition of Controlling Interest in TransPacific Energy, Inc.
SunSi Energies Inc. ("SunSi") (OTCQB: SSIE), a renewable energy company and provider of the specialty chemical trichlorosilane, today announced that it completed the acquisition of a controlling interest in TransPacific Energy, Inc. ("TPE"), increasing its equity stake to approximately 51%. As a result, SunSi will immediately begin to consolidate TPE's operating results on a prospective basis. MarketWire

Magellan and TravelCenters of America Introduce Magellan RoadMate Truck GPS Navigator
Magellan, a leader of innovative GPS devices for vehicles, fitness, outdoor and mobile navigation, today announced the Magellan® RoadMate® Commercial 9261T-LM GPS designed for commercial truck drivers who need an extra-large GPS display, customizable truck-specific routing and hands-free communication to help them plan their trips and drive more safely MarketWire

Magellan GPS Car Kit Takes Drivers' iPhone and iPod touch On-the-Road With a Complete Solution for Hands-Free Safety and Convenience
Magellan, a leader of innovative GPS devices for vehicles, fitness, outdoor and mobile navigation, today announced the Magellan® GPS Car Kit to provide motorists with a total solution for safety and convenience when using their iPhone® or iPod touch® while driving a vehicle MarketWire

XcelMobility Executes Strategic Partnership Agreement With Japanese Firm to Co-Develop Mach 5 Related Products
XcelMobility Inc. (OTCBB: XCLL) ("Xcel" or the "Company"), a developer of high speed web browsing solutions and related performance enhancing products for mobile devices, is pleased to advise it has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Tokyo-based Unified Communications, Inc. (www.unified.co.jp) ("UCI"), which includes the launch of its Mach 5 LBS (Location Based Service). MarketWire

Unigen Introduces Flash Storage Technology That Increases P/E Cycles up to 50K Using MLC Flash
Unigen Corporation, a leading OEM designer and manufacturer of enterprise-grade flash storage, DRAM, and wireless communication modules, today announced its new Unigen Endura™ technology, which has advantages of single-level cell (SLC) flash but at a lower cost. MarketWire

Impress Labs Boosts Content Marketing Strategy With Strategic Hire of 3D InCites Technology Journalist Francoise von Trapp
Impress Labs, a global brand, creative, and communication agency for the semiconductor, solar energy and life science industries, today announced the addition of leading 3D IC technology journalist and 3D InCites founder, Françoise von Trapp, to its Semiconductor Lab MarketWire

Cloud Virtual Networking Company Pertino Moves a Step Closer to Launch With Expanded Executive Team
Pertino, a virtual networking solution for the cloud era, is moving a step closer to emerging from stealth with the appointments of Todd Krautkremer as vice president of marketing and Tony Wilder as vice president of operations. MarketWire

Exterro Webcast to Address Amendments to ABA Ethics Rules
Exterro Inc., the leading provider of unified e-discovery software, today announced a new webcast which will examine the recent amendments to the American Bar Association's (ABA) Model Rules of Professional Conduct. "New ABA Ethics Rule Amendments: Changing Attorneys' Relationship with Technology," featuring litigators John Barkett, Esq MarketWire

M2 Optics Introduces Fiber Optic Simulator Featuring Removable Modules and Scalability
M2 Optics Inc. is introducing a new, totally modular fiber optic simulator that can be user-configured for physical network emulation and other applications such as equipment certification. MarketWire

Diversified Technologies' High Energy Pulser Combines Short Pulse and High Voltage Coupled Energy
Diversified Technologies, Inc. is introducing a new fast, low-impedance high energy pulser that is 19" rack mountable and ideally suited for a variety of atmospheric plasma applications. MarketWire

Rental Scales From Alliance Scale Satisfy Need for Temporary Weighing Jobs
Alliance Scale, Inc. is introducing a fleet of four different types of scales for common weighing jobs that users only need to perform occasionally during the year. There is only a minimum three day engagement for rental scales. MarketWire

Fact-Finding.org Completes Investigation Into Charles S. Jones Compensation at Geac
Fact-Finding.org, a research organization that assists primarily hedge funds and private equity funds in their critical research, recently completed a thorough investigation on the compensation history of Charles S. Jones, who had previously been Chairman and then Chief Executive Officer of Geac Computer Corporation, Ltd MarketWire

Diamond Multimedia Transforms the TV Into the First Full-Function 1080P Android Media Player
Diamond Multimedia (www.diamondmm.com), a leading manufacturer of Radeon Gaming graphics cards, Best Seller of the VC500 USB capture device for PC and Mac and other popular Multimedia products, introduced today a new offering in its TV connectivity product line, the AMP1000, Android Media Player. MarketWire

Inktank Opens Sunnyvale Office
Inktank, the only company to provide enterprise-level support for the Ceph open source distributed storage system, today announced the opening of its new branch office in Sunnyvale, California. The Sunnyvale location is Inktank's second office, with the company headquarters based in Los Angeles. MarketWire

Aura Systems Joins Forces With Cyclone Power Technologies to Develop Renewable Power Generation
Aura Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: AUSI) and Cyclone Power Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: CYPW) announced today that the two companies have formed a technology development alliance to combine the all-fuel Cyclone Engine with the AuraGen induction motor and control unit MarketWire

Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce Study Reports Very Strong Apartment Market in Salt Lake City
Commerce Real Estate Solutions, an independently owned and operated member of the Cushman & Wakefield Alliance (www.comre.com), today announced it has released its annual Apartment Market Report for 2012. This report, based on an objective study, demonstrates that the apartment market in the greater Salt Lake City area is very strong with stability and growth continuing into next year. MarketWire

Survey: Operator Personal Cloud Storage Critical for Consumers and Building Customer Loyalty
Funambol, the leader of white-label personal cloud solutions for mobile providers, today published the results of a global survey of consumers asking about their views on personal cloud storage (PCS) services. The survey asked 42,500 consumers about PCS services and whether they would use a PCS service from mobile operators MarketWire

Go Back to School With E FUN's Nextbook Premium 7 Special Edition Tablet
E FUN, a consumer electronics designer and manufacturer of fun, easy-to-use lifestyle products, has announced the next model in its new Premium SE Series of Nextbook tablet computers, the Premium 7SE for back-to-school. The 7" tablet features a user-friendly five-finger multitouch capacitive color screen and Android Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.3 operating system MarketWire

Countdown to Savage Race Ignites With 60-Day Training Program
Savage Race, host of extreme mud and obstacle events in the Central Florida area, is gearing up for its second race of the year. The increasingly popular four to six mile fitness challenge will take place on Oct. 20, 2012 in Dade City, Fla. In preparation for the event, local CrossFit trainers have prepared an intense 60-day training plan MarketWire

Golf Like the Pros -- Gary Gilchrist's Top 5 Tips for Golf Enthusiasts
August is National Golf Month and renowned juniors coach Gary Gilchrist has set out to help golfers improve their game. Having coached golf greats like Michelle Wie and Yani Tseng, Gilchrist knows what it takes for novice enthusiasts to play their best MarketWire

INTO Colorado State University Launches New Program, Meets International Student Enrollment Expectations
INTO Colorado State University has met its aggressive international student enrollment expectations of 350 students for its inaugural Fall 2012 intake. INTO University Partnerships (INTO) and Colorado State University (CSU) launched their joint venture partnership, INTO Colorado State University (INTO CSU) in February 2012. The partnership is INTO's third in the United States. MarketWire

PulsePoint and SymphonyIRI to Help CPG Marketers Plan, Buy and Measure Offline Sales Impact From Online Channels
PulsePoint, a global digital media technology company headquartered in New York City, today announced an alliance with SymphonyIRI Group, Inc., a leading provider of innovative solutions and services for CPG, retail and healthcare companies. MarketWire

Vessix Vascular Selects Product Lifecycle Management Solution From Omnify Software
Omnify Software, a leading provider of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software for electronic, medical, mechanical, and defense manufacturers, today announces its latest Omnify Empower PLM implementation case study featuring a new medical device company, Vessix Vascular MarketWire

Lancaster Homes Announces Opening of Candlelight Place Phase II in Houston, TX
Lancaster Homes, a family owned and operated company of Houston home builders, is pleased to announce the opening of Phase II in Candlelight Place, a new neighborhood in the fast growing Oak Forest area. Phase II adds another 14 acres to Candlelight Place. MarketWire

Sage North America Adds IRS Tax Problem Solving Option to Sage Accountants Network
Sage, a leading global supplier of business management software and services for small and midsized businesses, announced today the addition of new services to the Sage Accountants Network that provide members with reduced-cost access to solutions that help simplify postfiling IRS tax management processes for their clients. MarketWire

Business Applications Run Up to 90% Faster With New Server Cache Solutions From NetApp and Its Partners
With storage capacity requirements increasing at exponential rates, Flash memory continues to gain popularity as a powerful complement to traditional hard-disk storage. Its ability to dramatically break through the input/output latency barrier -- a key inhibitor to fast and scalable applications -- makes an efficient and flexible Flash strategy a critical part of an agile data infrastructure MarketWire

Concrete Leveling Systems, Inc. to Exhibit at Concrete Canada
Concrete Leveling Systems, Inc. ("CLS") (OTCBB: CLEV) is pleased to announce Management has contracted to exhibit at Concrete Canada, which runs November 28th through November 30th, 2012 in Toronto. MarketWire

Mereco Silver Adhesive Cures in Only 45 Seconds
MERECO has introduced a new, ultra-fast curing silver adhesive which is electrically conductive for cold soldering and bonding electrical and electronic components where soldering is impractical. MarketWire

StrikeForce Acknowledged Among 9 Unheralded Technology Innovators
StrikeForce Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: SFOR), creators of out-of-band authentication and anti-keylogging keystroke encryption, today announced that their keystroke encryption technology has been named one of the top nine unheralded technology innovations. MarketWire

Baja Mining Reports on Status of Stage I Financing and Provides Corporate Update
Baja Mining Corp. ("Baja") (TSX: BAJ)(OTCQX: BAJFF) announces that further to its August 7, 2012 news release, the aggregate US$90 million comprising the Stage I financing which was to have been advanced to MMB by the Korean Consortium (the "Consortium") by August 20, 2012 under the new standstill agreement has not yet been fully advanced MarketWire

MH Ross Launches New Online Resource to Make It Easier for Travel Agents to Offer Best-in-Class Travel Insurance
MH Ross Travel Insurance Services, Inc. (www.mhross.com), which has been serving the travel industry with high-quality and custom travel insurance since 1961, today announced the launch of a new, improved online resource for travel agents and the travel industry MarketWire

EastBridge Investment Group's Clients, Tsingda and Wonder, Report 2nd Quarter, 2012 Financials
EastBridge Investment Group (OTCQB: EBIG) announced today its clients, Tsingda Education and Wonder International (OTCBB: WIEI) (OTCQB: WIEI), have reported their June 30, 2012 financial results via their 2nd quarter SEC report. MarketWire

Nova LifeStyle, Inc. to Present at The Southern California Investor Conference on August 30th in Newport Beach, California
Nova LifeStyle, Inc. (OTCQB: STVS) (OTCBB: STVS) (website: www.novalifestyle.com), a rapidly growing U.S MarketWire

Astute Networks Eliminates Virtual Machine Performance Barriers With New ViSX G4 Flash VM Storage Appliance
Astute Networks™, Inc., the leading provider of high-performance virtual machine storage appliances, today announced the release of its next-generation ViSX G4 Flash VM storage appliance MarketWire

Colorado Goldfields Wins Permit for Its Pride of the West Gold Mill From the State of Colorado With Projected 5-Year Gross Revenue of $200,000,000; Board of Directors Declares a 5000:1 Reverse Stock Split
Colorado Goldfields Inc. (OTCQB: CGFIA) (PINKSHEETS: CGFIA) announces that the Company has received approval of its Reclamation Permit Amendment (AM-03) Application for the Company's Pride of the West Mill. MarketWire

Qualstar Announces Workforce Reduction
Qualstar® Corporation (NASDAQ: QBAK), a manufacturer of data storage solutions and high-efficiency power supplies, announced a 13% reduction in workforce late last week related to the end of life certain unprofitable, legacy product lines and old drive technologies. This action is expected to result in annual savings of approximately $480,000 MarketWire

BBSI to Present at the 2012 Gateway Conference on September 6
Barrett Business Services, Inc. (BBSI) (NASDAQ: BBSI), a leading provider of business management solutions, has been invited to present at the 2012 Gateway Conference being held on September 6 at the W San Francisco Hotel. MarketWire

Galena Biopharma to Present at the 2012 Gateway Conference on September 6
Galena Biopharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: GALE), a biotechnology company focused on developing innovative, targeted oncology treatments, has been invited to present at the 2012 Gateway Conference being held on September 6, 2012 at the W San Francisco Hotel. MarketWire

Skinny Nutritional Corp. to Change the Way You Think About Your Water With the Introduction of Skinny Water pH+
Skinny Nutritional Corp. (OTCBB: SKNY) introduces Skinny Water pH+, a high alkaline and electrolyte water that will change the way we think about the water we drink. MarketWire

Reed's, Inc. Exhibiting for First Time at Natural Products Expo Asia
Reed's, Inc. (NASDAQ: REED), maker of the top-selling sodas in natural food stores nationwide, today announced that it will be exhibiting at the Natural Products Asia show for the first time August 23-25, in Hong Kong. MarketWire

Adia Nutrition, Inc. Expands Distribution to New York/New Jersey
In keeping with our strategy of expanding distribution across the United States, Adia Nutrition (PINKSHEETS: ADIA) is happy to announce that we have contracted a new multi-line distributor in Union City, NJ MarketWire

CarCharging(TM) and Arden Place Partner to Bring Electric Vehicle Charging Services to Arden Place Luxury Apartments in Charlottesville, VA
Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) (OTCBB: CCGI) ("CarCharging"), a nationwide provider of convenient electric vehicle (EV) charging services, now offers its EV charging services at Arden Place, a luxury multi-dwelling residence located at 1810 Arden Creek Lane in Charlottesville, Virginia. MarketWire

Senior Defense Industry M&A and Corporate Advisor, Bill VanDeWeghe, Joins LRAD Corporation's Board
LRAD Corporation (NASDAQ: LRAD), the world's leading provider of long range acoustic hailing devices (AHDs), announced today that Bill VanDeWeghe has joined the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. VanDeWeghe is a managing director at RA Capital Advisors, where he heads the firm's defense industry team developing strategies for clients and executing all facets of M&A transactions and financings MarketWire

The Clorox Company Lights Up the Downtown Oakland Skyline; Unveils New Rooftop Signs for Corporate Headquarters
The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) today announced it will flip the switch, for the first time, on two new 17-foot-high rooftop signs on its corporate headquarters in downtown Oakland at 8:30 p.m. Pacific time, tonight, Tuesday, Aug. 21. This will further establish the company's presence on the city's skyline. MarketWire

TiVo to Deliver Advanced Television for GCI
TiVo, Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO), a leader in the advanced television entertainment market, and General Communication, Inc. ("GCI") (NASDAQ: GNCMA) announced today that GCI has selected TiVo to exclusively provide GCI's next-gen whole home television solution and user experience for its advanced TV offerings across every screen MarketWire

Apprio Earns Inc. 5000 Listing of Fastest Growing Private Companies
Apprio, a leading provider of specialized technology solutions, particularly for the health, defense and homeland security markets, today announced that it has been included in the prestigious Inc. 5000 listing of fastest growing private companies in the U.S. Apprio was ranked 862 on the list MarketWire

UniPixel to Present at the 2012 Gateway Conference on September 6
UniPixel, Inc. (NASDAQ: UNXL), a provider of Performance Engineered Films to the touch screen, flexible printed electronics, lighting and display markets, has been invited to present at the 2012 Gateway Conference being held on September 6 at the W San Francisco Hotel. MarketWire

Laugh, Vote and Win
ON24, Inc., the leader in webcasting and virtual events, today announced its "Your Time, Your Life, Go Virtual" comedy contest, which showcases five of America's funniest comedians talking about ON24's newest research on the problems with business travel MarketWire

Visionary Integration Professionals CEO Supports Junior Achievement of Sacramento, Hosts Fundraiser
Jonna Ward, CEO and Founder of Visionary Integration Professionals (VIP), is teaming with Junior Achievement of Sacramento (JA) to host the annual Cheers for Children fundraiser on Sept. 7 at 6 p.m. MarketWire

Chilmark Research Report Assesses Payer Adoption of Emerging Consumer Technologies
Health insurers have struggled for years to influence and change members' unhealthy behaviors with mixed success. More recently, leading innovators among health insurers are leveraging innovative, easy-to-use consumer technologies to increase the success of their member engagement strategies MarketWire

DocFinity Forms Partnership With Priority Data
DocFinity, a provider of enterprise content management (ECM) and business process management (BPM) software to the insurance, healthcare, higher education, and other industries, has formed a partnership with Priority Data. Under its terms, Priority Data will include DocFinity as part of its offerings; and DocFinity will be a referral source for Priority Data's products and services. MarketWire

ON24 Survey: Work vs. You (and Work Is Winning)
ON24, Inc., the leader in webcasting and virtual events, today announced the findings of its online survey of over 2,000 American adults, conducted by Harris Interactive MarketWire

SpiderOak Announces Industry-First Zero-Knowledge Private Cloud for the Enterprise
SpiderOak, the 'zero-knowledge' cloud backup, sync and sharing environment, today announced the release of SpiderOak Blue Private Cloud. It is the first on-site cloud storage solution that enables organizations to maintain physical control and ownership of all their data in the cloud. MarketWire

Netlist Announces the Qualification of 32GB HyperCloud(TM) HCDIMM for IBM(R) System x3650 M4 Servers
Netlist, Inc. (NASDAQ: NLST), a designer and manufacturer of high-performance memory subsystems, announced that its 32GB HyperCloud HCDIMM memory modules have been qualified on IBM System x3650 M4 servers MarketWire

Etisalat Accelerates Data Retrieval and Analysis by 99 Percent With Oracle Communications Data Model Running on Oracle Exadata Database Machine
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

World Energy Solutions Hires 100th Employee, Celebrates Grand Opening of New Corporate Headquarters
World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES), an energy management services firm dedicated to helping customers lower their total energy costs, today announced the formal opening of its new Worcester headquarters at 100 Front Street. To mark the event, the Company held a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by U.S MarketWire

ESCORT Teams Up With MyAssist to Offer Concierge Services to Drivers
MyAssist™, a leading live-agent concierge service for individuals and companies, and ESCORT Inc. (ESCORTinc.com), the industry leader in radar detection protection technology, today announced a partnership in which MyAssist will provide live-agent concierge services to ESCORT Live™ users MarketWire

PivotLink Appoints Jeff Schmidt as Chief Revenue Officer
PivotLink, the leading provider of retail performance management solutions delivered via Software as a Service (SaaS), today announced that Jeff Schmidt has joined the company as Chief Revenue Officer, overseeing PivotLink's sales and services organizations. Schmidt brings over 20 years of enterprise software sales experience in customer marketing analytics and SaaS to bolster PivotLink's growth MarketWire

DecisionPoint Systems Expects to Report Its Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2012; 10-Q to Be Filed on or About August 27, 2012
DecisionPoint Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: DPSI) is a leading enterprise mobility and RFID systems solutions provider. The Company announced that its quarterly report on Form 10-Q, reporting its financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2012, would be filed on or before August 27, 2012 MarketWire

New Research by Market Leader Identifies Gaps Between Marketing & Technology Services Used by Agents and Provided by Brokers
Market Leader (NASDAQ: LEDR) (http://www.MarketLeader MarketWire

First Annual Women's Legacy Summit to Attract Top Female Executives From Southeast
Executive Alliance, Inc., creator and provider of a national network of programs for senior executives, announced today the Women's Legacy Summit to be held Sunday, September 9 and Monday, September 10, 2012, at the Ritz-Carlton Lodge, located outside of Atlanta. MarketWire

Tonix Pharmaceuticals Issues Letter to Shareholders
Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. ("TONIX" or the "Company") (OTCQB: TNXP) (PINKSHEETS: TNXP) today announced that the following Letter to Shareholders will be posted today to the investor relations section of the Company's website at www.tonixpharma.com. MarketWire

GRNE Reports Salons Revenue of $241,724 in July 2012; Up 4.2% Over July 2011
Green Endeavors, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GRNE), a majority owned subsidiary of Nexia Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NXHD), announced continued revenue growth in the month of July. MarketWire

ForeScout Extends NAC-as-a-Service Platform With Mobile Security
XChange 2012 / Latin America - ForeScout Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of automated security control solutions for Global 1000 enterprises and government organizations, today announced that ForeScout has added mobile security to its NAC-as-a-Service platform packaged for managed service providers (MSPs) MarketWire

Plastic Surgeon in Newport Beach on Plastic Surgery Fads
Although numerous plastic surgery procedures have withstood the test of time, several instantly popular treatments may only trend as fads. Newport Beach plastic surgeon Dr. Semira Bayati says she waits at least a year to determine whether or not a procedure has longevity in the field of plastic surgery before introducing it to her practice as a cosmetic surgery option MarketWire

BIO-key International Responds to Blue Spike Suit
BIO-key International, Inc. (OTCBB: BKYI), a global leader in fingerprint biometric identification solutions and advanced mobile identification technology, responds to a patent infringement suit filed by Blue Spike, LLC. MarketWire

I.D. Systems to Present at the 2012 Gateway Conference on September 6
I.D. Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDSY), a leading provider of wireless solutions for tracking, securing and managing high-value enterprise assets, has been invited to present at the 2012 Gateway Conference being held on September 6 at the W San Francisco Hotel. MarketWire

BioCentury and Nature Publishing Group Announce The First SciBX Summit on Innovation in Drug Discovery & Development
BioCentury Publications, Inc., the internationally respected source of biopharma business intelligence, and Nature Publishing Group (NPG), a leading publisher of high impact scientific and medical information, today announced the inaugural SciBX Summit on Innovation in Drug Discovery & Development. MarketWire

New Embarcadero AppWave for ISVs Boosts Sales by Increasing Usage With a True App Experience for PCs
Embarcadero Technologies today announced the availability of the AppWave business platform and PC app store for independent software vendors (ISVs). Designed to elevate the visibility and user experience of an ISV's software products on a customer's network, AppWave increases software utilization and drives revenue growth MarketWire

Webmarketing123 Named to 2012 Inc. 500 List With Three-Year Sales Growth of 800%
Inc. magazine today named Webmarketing123, a leading provider of digital marketing services, to its 31st annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy -- America's independent entrepreneurs MarketWire

Barrett Distribution Centers on Inc. 500|5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies
Barrett Distribution Centers is pleased to announce its recognition by Inc. Magazine as one of the Top 5000 fastest growing in America for a fourth time, now ranking #2978 among privately held firms in the country. MarketWire

CTM Media Group Uses Scribe's Integration Solutions to Streamline Sales Processes
CTM Media Group needed for all its salespeople to get on the same page; Scribe Insight helped them resolve version control issues, streamline their staff, and automate contract-creation processes to make the sales cycle consistent. MarketWire

Alien Technology Partners to Develop World's First RFID Reader Network Application for iPhone
Alien Technology (http://www.alientechnology.com/), an industry leader in Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Ultra High Frequency (UHF) products and services, today announced the availability of the world's first RFID reader network application for the Apple iPhone. MarketWire

Spark Networks Launches Gospel Media Group to Further Inspire and Connect Christians
Spark Networks® today announced the launch of Gospel Media Group™, a global network of inspirational online resources for Christians. Combining its strong commitment to serving the Lord with the power of technology, Gospel Media Group provides Christians online destinations to discover inspiration, guidance, entertainment, motivation and connection with other Christians. MarketWire

Attachmate FileXpress 7.2 Improves Compliance and Streamlines File Transfers
Attachmate Corporation today announced the availability of Attachmate® FileXpress® Internet Server 7.2 and FileXpress Command Center 7.2, part of the Attachmate FileXpress family of products for the managed file transfer (MFT) software market. FileXpress 7 MarketWire

Brocade Convenes Federal Agencies, Partners and Luminaries to Discuss the Most Critical IT Challenges
Today marks the first day of the 2012 Brocade Federal Forum, which will provide an opportunity for Federal IT professionals, technology partners, systems integrators and industry luminaries to further explore and discuss key IT challenges and opportunities for the US Federal government MarketWire

Wireless Ronin to Present at the 2012 Gateway Conference on September 6
Wireless Ronin Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: RNIN), a leading marketing technologies solutions provider, has been invited to present at the 2012 Gateway Conference being held on September 6 at the W San Francisco Hotel. MarketWire

EnOcean Selects Eurocom Worldwide to Lead Global PR Initiatives Spanning Three Continents
Ripple Effect Communications announces it participation in Eurocom Worldwide, a global alliance of independent public relations agencies with a particular focus on B2B and technology markets, and Eurocom Worldwide's launch of a sophisticated multi-country public relations strategy to bring global visibility to the energy harvesting wireless solutions of EnOcean and the EnOcean Alliance MarketWire

Harmonic Networks Deploys Leeyo's RevPro Revenue Recognition, Automation and Management Suite -- Gains Increased Speed, Accuracy, Simplicity, Flexibility and Compliance
Leeyo Software, a provider of software for revenue recognition automation and management, helps a wide variety of companies automate and manage all key revenue-recognition requirements. Harmonic Networks is one such company, and has experienced a broad range of significant benefits from the use of Leeyo's RevPro -- the most complete revenue recognition software suite on the market. MarketWire

Sauer Energy Inc. Secures $5M Equity Line Financing Agreement With St. George Investments, LLC
Sauer Energy Inc. ("SEI") (OTCBB: SENY), developer of the patented WindCharger™ vertical-axis wind turbine (VAWT), announced today that that it has entered into a $5M Equity Line Agreement with the Illinois-based investment fund, St. George Investments, LLC (St. George) for the purchase of common stock. MarketWire

GroveWare Technologies Announces MobiTask Project Expansion with South Carolina's Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation
GroveWare Technologies Ltd. (OTCQB: GROV) has announced that it has expanded its agreement with the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLL) for the State of South Carolina for the procurement of MobiTask™, GroveWare's mobile inspection solution based on the eXFORMA suite of products MarketWire

PENSRUS Pens 'Back to School' Sale on All Personalized Pencils
Summer is coming close to ending, which can mean only one thing -- PENSRUS is back with their 'Back to School' Sale on custom logo pencils, personalized pencils, and ever-popular BIC pencils MarketWire

QUMAS Growth Continues to Accelerate Through Q2 2012
QUMAS today announced significant growth through the second quarter of 2012, driving the success of the company and providing further evidence of its leadership position in Quality and Compliance Management across Life Sciences. The company has experienced close to 50% growth in revenues for the first half of the year, and is expecting to continue to grow through 2012. MarketWire

ANA confirms flight schedule for 2nd half of 2012
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PITME Launches -- Connecting the Middle East With Silicon Valley
Core News Facts: PITME (Progress in Technology Middle East) today announced the official launch of its global community, fostering tech innovation in the Middle East by helping Middle Eastern entrepreneurs with strong product traction get to the next stage of growth MarketWire

New Survey Highlights Significant Disparities and Misperceptions of People With Diabetes and Healthcare Providers
The American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA) in collaboration with Pfizer Inc. announced today results of a new survey that shed light on a communication gap between people with one of the most common complications of diabetes -- diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) -- and healthcare providers MarketWire

Treater Launches Instant Social Gifting; Secures $2.5 Million in Funding
Today, social and mobile gifting company Treater (www.treater.com) officially launched out of private beta. Treater gives users the ability to instantly send gifts like a coffee or an after-work cocktail to friends on their mobile devices. MarketWire

OpenLogic Code Scan Reveals Increasing Open Source License Compliance Among Mobile Apps
OpenLogic, provider of open source scanners, open source governance solutions and community-backed open source support for the data center and the cloud, today announced the results of a source code scan and license compliance assessment of 66 leading mobile applications containing open source software. The results show that the majority (58 MarketWire

Redknee Signs Converged Billing Deal With North American Tier-1 Service Provider
Redknee (TSX: RKN), a leading provider of business-critical billing and customer care software and solutions for communications service providers, is pleased to announce that a leading Tier-1 national communications service provider (CSP) in North America has selected Redknee's cloud-based converged billing and customer care platform MarketWire

New Drobo B1200i SSD Refresh Dramatically Boosts Performance by Affordably Combining SSDs With High-Capacity Drives
Drobo, makers of award-winning data storage products for businesses and professionals, today announced a refresh of its flagship Drobo B1200i MarketWire

Cubic to Provide Smaller, Lighter Digital Data Link for MQ-8C Fire Scout
Cubic Defense Applications (NYSE: CUB), a defense systems business of Cubic Corporation, received a $3.7 million contract from Northrop Grumman Corporation to produce a new multiband digital data link system for the MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter MarketWire

New Survey: Women Want to See Breast Reconstruction Results Before Cancer Surgery
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RVPL Enters Material Definitive Agreement With Nigeria Government for 10-Year ECCO2 Project
RVPLUS, Inc. doing business as ECCO2 Tech Dot Com (OTCQB: RVPL) (OTCBB: RVPL) entered into a 10-year Purchase and Sale Agreement for a total of $1 MarketWire

Native American Energy Group Announces $854,138 (17%) Debt Reduction as of End of Second Quarter 2012
Native American Energy Group, Inc. (OTCQB: NAGP) (PINKSHEETS: NAGP) today announced a reduction in its balance sheet debt by an aggregate amount of $854,138 for the Second Quarter 2012, representing a 17% reduction for the three months ending June 30th, as reported in the Company's 10-Q Quarterly Report filed with the SEC on August 14, 2012. MarketWire

Century Payments Makes the Inc. 500 List for the Third Consecutive Year
Century Payments, Inc., an industry leader in payment processing, announced today it has been awarded the 87th position on Inc. Magazine's 500 list of the fastest growing, privately owned businesses. As an Inc. 500 honoree, Century rose above 7 million other privately held companies to make the list MarketWire

Watchfire Signs Taps Dave Warns as Vice President, On-Premise Sales
Watchfire Signs (www.watchfiresigns.com), a manufacturer of digital on-premise and outdoor LED signs, announced it has hired Dave Warns as vice president of on-premise sales, leading the organization's efforts to drive sales while providing the highest level of customer service. MarketWire

Golar LNG Limited - Q2 2012 results presentation
Golar LNG's 2nd Quarter 2012 results will bereleased on Thursday August23 2012, before the Oslo market opens. In connection with this awebcastpresentation will be held at 2:45 P.M (London Time) on Thursday August 232012.The presentation will be available to download from the InvestorRelationssection at www.golarlng.com MarketWire

Kred Launches Kred Story, Visual Stream for Exploring Social Media Influence
Kred, the community influence and outreach measure from social analytics leader PeopleBrowsr, today launched Kred Story, an innovative new way to view social media activity as a visual stream. Kred Story delivers a rich personalized overview of anyone's shared content that lets viewers zoom in on the details of their posts, the people they interact with, their most commonly used words, and more MarketWire

Connected TV Survey Reveals Short-Form Video and Streamed TV Show Viewers Prefer Ad-Supported Content Over Subscription or Pay-per-View Model
YuMe, the leading provider of digital brand advertising software and services, in conjunction with Frank N. Magid Associates, Inc., a leading research-based strategic consulting firm, today announced the results of the industry's most extensive survey on connected TV users, behaviors, preferences and advertising opportunities MarketWire

Los Angeles Business Journal Recognizes TeleSign as a Best Place to Work in L.A.
TeleSign, the market leader in Internet fraud prevention and Intelligent Authentication, today announced that it has been named a Best Place to Work in Los Angeles. MarketWire

Terra Nova Energy Ltd. Announces Name Change, New Board of Directors and Continuance to Alberta
Terra Nova Energy Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: TGC) ("Terra Nova" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce that all of the resolutions put forth at its Special Meeting of Shareholders held on August 13, 2012 have been approved, including the change of name from Terra Nova Minerals Inc. The resolutions are described in more detail below. MarketWire

Popular St. Louis Bariatric Surgeons Say Gastric Sleeve Procedures Are on the Rise
St. Louis bariatric surgeons Dr. Van Wagner and Dr. Jay Snow report a significant increase in the number of gastric sleeve procedures in the recent past. Confirmed by reports from the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), Drs MarketWire

SPG Solar Names Doug May as New CEO
SPG Solar, a leading provider of commercial solar power products and services, today announced the appointment of Doug May as CEO. MarketWire

Silicon Valley Legend Sandy Robertson Invests in Urban Capital
Urban Capital of America, Inc. is pleased to announce that Sanford Robertson, Co-Founder of Francisco Partners, is investing in Urban Capital Royalty Fund I, validating Urban Capital's mezzanine model that uses royalties instead of warrants. MarketWire

New Life Bariatric Supplements Develops Ideal Weight Loss Surgery Vitamin Plan
Developed by board certified Knoxville bariatric surgeon Dr. Stephen Boyce, New Life Bariatric Supplements are designed to help weight loss surgery patients avoid the development of potentially serious health risks due to nutritional deficiencies. However, Dr MarketWire

Long Island Dentistry Practice Welcomes New Doctors
The Great Neck and Mid-Island Dental Associates, a center for general, cosmetic, restorative, and pediatric dentistry in Long Island, has announced the introduction of two new doctors to their staff, Dr. Lori Paires and Dr. Navid Baradarian. Dedicated to providing the most advanced, effective treatments available, the practice says it is excited to welcome Drs MarketWire

NoCo Gold & Diamond Publishes Guide on How to Safely Sell Gold and Pawn Jewelry
The best way to sell gold may not necessarily be the easiest, according to the buyers at NoCo Gold & Diamond. The northern Colorado-based jewelry buyer, seller and educational resource wants to remind customers about the various ways to sell gold, diamond and jewelry, and some common mistakes avoid. MarketWire

Thailand Packaging Market to Reach $11 Billion in 2016
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of Packaging Industry Outlook in Thailand: Market Size, Key Trends, Drivers and Challenges to 2016," to their collection of Industrial Packaging market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/BRICdata-v3901/Packaging-Outlook-Thailand-Size-Key-7087267/. MarketWire

LASIK Surgeon in West Chester on Post-LASIK Cornea Strengthening
LASIK surgery is a popular and effective procedure designed to correct refractive error and improve overall vision. Despite its successes, LASIK may weaken the cornea, which can lead to a regression in vision quality over time MarketWire

Interior Refurbishment Sector Shows Promise in New Market Report
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of Interior Refurbishment Market Report - UK 2012-2016 Analysis," to their collection of Housewares market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/AMA-Research-v175/Interior-Refurbishment-UK-7087440/. MarketWire

Market Research Shows Increasing Need for Breast Cancer Treatment Drugs in China
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of Chinese Markets for Breast Cancer Treatment Drugs," to their collection of Therapeutic market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/Asia-Market-Information-Development-Company-v253/Chinese-Breast-Cancer-Treatment-Drugs-7095132/. MarketWire

More Than 200 Professionals Appointed Across EU
Pricing is one of the most powerful levers to improve business results within a challenging economic landscape. Whilst pricing has become an established key discipline in North American organizations over the past 20 years, with many Chief Pricing Officers appointed already, most leading European companies are just gradually embracing the power of pricing to improve their results significantly. MarketWire

Mymetics Selects RSV Program as Lead Development Program from Its Second Generation Virosome Platform
Mymetics Corporation (OTCQB: MYMX), a leader in the development of mucosal and virosomal-based vaccines for infectious diseases, announced today the strategic decision to select its respiratory synctitial virus (RSV) vaccine candidate as the lead program from its proprietary second generation virosome platform MarketWire

Caza Gold Corp.: Initial Drill Holes Confirm High-Sulfidation Epithermal Mineralized System at Pedregal Target on the Los Andes Property in Nicaragua
Greg Myers, CEO and President of Caza Gold Corp MarketWire

Carbon Sciences' CEO Featured on FOX Business Network
Carbon Sciences Inc. (OTCBB: CABN), provider of a complete solution for transforming abundant and affordable natural gas into gasoline that burns cleaner than petroleum-based gasoline, today announced its president and CEO, Byron Elton was featured Thursday, August 16 on the highly rated FOX Business Network program "After the Bell." MarketWire

GreenBytes Announces IO Offload Solution for VDI Market
GreenBytes®, Inc., a developer of cloud-scale IO-offload solutions that enable organizations to meet VDI performance requirements using their existing architecture, today announced the IO Offload Engine, a high-performance network infrastructure device purpose-built to absorb the transient IO (input/output) required for VM booting, rapid provisioning and swap MarketWire

Intergraph(R) Releases New Video on How to Set Up CADWorx(R) DraftPro, the Company's New AutoCAD-Based(R) Solution for Intelligent 2D Plant Design
Intergraph has released a new video on how to set up and begin using CADWorx DraftPro, the company's new intelligent AutoCAD®-based 2D plant design and layout solution. CADWorx DraftPro is specification driven, with hundreds of ready-to-use specifications in metric and imperial formats and over 60,000 piping components MarketWire

Adaptability in Turbulent Times Creates a Real Performance Gap Between Companies
In the first list of its kind, The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has analyzed the financial results of more than 2,500 U.S. public companies in a wide range of industries to determine the 27 most adaptive companies during periods of high turbulence in the business environment. MarketWire

340B Drug Pricing Program Webinar Announced by NCPDP
The National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP) is hosting an educational webinar on how new changes to its Telecommunication Standard will impact participants in the 340B Drug Discount Program on Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 12:00 p.m. EDT MarketWire

Project Management Software Project Insight Chosen by ZaneRay
Project Insight (www.projectinsight.net), online project management software provider, announces they have been chosen by the ZaneRay Group. They are a full service design and Information Services (IS) consulting group specializing in internet solutions. ZaneRay's clients are outdoor and recreation focused, with names like Patagonia and Nixon watches. MarketWire

Trimedyne Reports Its Financial Results for the Quarter and Nine Months Ended June 30, 2012
TRIMEDYNE, INC. (OTCQB: TMED) and (OTCBB: TMED) today reported its financial results for the quarter and nine months ended June 30, 2012. MarketWire

India Globalization Capital Announces Financial Results for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2012
India Globalization Capital, Inc. (NYSE MKT: IGC), a company competing in the rapidly growing materials and infrastructure industry, announced financial results for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2012. MarketWire

ProLogis European Properties : PEPR receives approval from Luxembourg Stock Exchange to delist
  PEPR receives approval from Luxembourg Stock Exchange to delist GlobeNewswire

Komax Holding AG: Media release - Half-Year Report 2012 and Half-Year Results Presentation
Komax Holding AG /Komax Holding AG: Media release - Half-Year Report 2012 and Half-Year Results Presentation . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

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