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PropThink: Expect Strong Day For SCMP On Move To One Class Of Shares
Sucampo Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SCMP) announced that the the only holder of its Class B shares had converted them all into Class A common stock on a one-to-one basis after an outpouring from investors over the voting divide. Class B shares each had ten votes while Class A shares have only one vote ACN Newswire

PropThink: FDA Takes Cabozantinib Off Advisory Committee Agenda; PDUFA Remains and Market Reacts Positively
On Wednesday, the FDA removed Exelixis' (NASDAQ:EXEL) lead candidate cabozantinib from the agenda of the Oncology Drugs Advisory Committee (ODAC) meeting in early November, but the drug's November 29 PDUFA date remains the same ACN Newswire

PropThink: SPPI Could Be Up On CEO Speech Today; Fusilev Pricing And Allos Purchase Key Topics
The CEO of Spectrum Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SPPI) will present today in Southern California at an investor conference (12:00pm EST, webcast available at In addition to reviewing the pipeline, Spectrum management is likely to defend against allegations that it recently cut its price on lead value driver, Fusilev, an intravenous cancer treatment. An article from theStreet ACN Newswire

Access Media 3 Selects Zhone for Reliable Access Solutions
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Hitachi Leading a European Project on "Efficient Cooperative Infrastructure for Fully Electric Vehicle" (eCo-FEV)
Hitachi Europe Ltd, today announced that it will coordinate a project funded by the European Commission within the FP7 Work Programme 2011 COOPERATION of the European Commission under Grant agreement no : 314411, via its Information and Communication Technologies R&D Laboratory (ICTL), addressing the objective GC-ICT-2011.6.8 ICT for fully electric vehicles ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Implements Joint Disaster Response Drills Throughout Japan
Fujitsu today announced that it will implement Group-wide disaster response drills in Japan on August 31, 2012. Disaster prevention drills are held annually on Disaster Preparedness Day, September 1st, or the nearest weekday in Japan. This year will mark the eighteenth time that disaster prevention drills have been carried out ACN Newswire

Xiao Nan Guo Restaurants Holdings Limited Reports 2012 Interim Results
Xiao Nan Guo Restaurants Holdings Limited ("Xiao Nan Guo" or "the Company", SEHK stock code: 3666), is pleased to announce its audited consolidated financial results for the Company and its subsidiaries for the six months ended 30 June, 2012 (the "Period").Financial and Business Highlights:-- Revenue increased 30 ACN Newswire

Aisin Seki Co., Ltd, Japan, Pioneers New Economic Electric Water Cooling Pump for Automobiles
Aisin Seki Co., Ltd has now successfully developed a smaller, cheaper electric cooling pump through some effective efficiency optimisations. Cars traditionally use mechanical water cooling pumps, which have a flow rate dependent on the engine speed ACN Newswire

SDK Increases SiC Epitaxial Wafer Production Capacity by 2.5 Times
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) has increased its four-inch silicon carbide (SiC) epitaxial wafer production capacity by 2.5 times, to 1,500 units a month, through facility expansion and improvement in production technology. These wafers, with high surface smoothness and low crystal defect, are being produced at SDK's Chichibu Plant in Saitama Prefecture ACN Newswire

Applications for the Subjects of "Precious Metals Research Grants" Open on September 3
Tanaka Holdings Co., Ltd. (a company of Tanaka Precious Metals, Head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Hideya Okamoto) today announced that Tanaka Precious Metals will accept applications for research subjects for the 2012 "Precious Metals Research Grants" from September 3 (Mon) until November 30, 2012 (Fri) ACN Newswire

Jury and Berntsson Unbeaten on Day One
Laurie Jury made an early statement of his intentions at the St. Moritz Match Race in Switzerland today as he took five wins from five in shifty winds on Lake St. Moritz and put himself in a good position ahead of the second day of qualifying tomorrow.Jury (NZL) Kiwi Match Sailing was in excellent form, taking victories against reigning Tour Champion Ian Williams (GBR) GAC Pindar and two-time St ACN Newswire

IMAGI Announces 2012 Interim Results; Total Revenue Grew 11% in the First Six Months
IMAGI International Holdings Limited ("IMAGI" and together with its subsidiaries, "the Group"; HKSE Stock Code: 585) today reported its unaudited condense consolidated interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2012.Interim Results for the six months ended 30 June 2012The Group reported the following:-- Total revenue amounted to HK$78 ACN Newswire

O-I CFO to Present at Bank of America Industrials and Materials Conference
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Hitachi Receives Order for UK Railway Transport Management System Prototype
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, "Hitachi") today announced that Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd. has received an order for a prototype of a traffic management system from Network Rail Infrastructure Limited ("Network Rail") in the England, Scotland and Wales ACN Newswire

Luxury Apartment Homes at Costa Pointe Now Available for Lease
The upscale apartment homes at Costa Pointe in Carlsbad, California's La Costa community are now available for lease. Slated to open December 2012, the 58 three-story luxury apartments feature 3 to 4 bedrooms with up to 3 1/2 baths ranging from 1,326 - 2,042 sq. ft. Homes start at $2,300 per month MarketWire

Richmond Fed Publication Reports on Who's Leaving the Workforce
Millions of American workers have left the labor force since the end of the recession in 2009. Who are these missing workers? What are they doing, and how are they making ends meet? The cover story in the latest issue of Region Focus magazine looks at these and other questions about the drastic drop in labor force participation. MarketWire

Beautifully Upgraded Model Homes for Sale This Saturday, September 1st, at Augusta
Don't miss the final chance to own at Augusta in Tustin, where upgraded luxury model homes are being released for sale this Saturday, September 1st. The best opportunity to own a William Lyon Homes' professionally designed and fully landscaped model is within reach but only if buyers act fast MarketWire

Country Inns & Suites by CarlsonSM Celebrates 25th Anniversary by Offering Guests 25,000 Bonus Gold Points(R)
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the world's largest and most dynamic hotel groups, today announced that Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM is celebrating 25 years by partnering with its global hotel rewards program, Club CarlsonSM to reward guests with 25,000 bonus Gold Points® as part of the 25 for 25 event. MarketWire

Industry Thought Leaders Discuss Innovation in Gaming at Gaming Standards Association Members Seminar
A one-day seminar organized by the Gaming Standards Association for its members at Caesars Palace Las Vegas focused on how current trends in the gaming industry are shaping the future. The "Seminar on Industry Collaboration" featured presentations on regulation, online gaming, standards and collaboration MarketWire

GlobalWide Media, Inc. Completes $40 Million All Cash Acquisition of Neverblue Media Company
GlobalWide Media Inc. announced today that it has closed its acquisition of Neverblue Media Company ("Neverblue") and AKMG. MarketWire

Communication, Leadership Key to a Successful Business, According to AdviCoach(R)
One way to win the race in business is to go back to the basics. Good leadership and communication, for example, within a business are critical, but many small business owners find it difficult to grasp their importance, says Brian Miller, COO of AdviCoach®. MarketWire

Expense Reduction Coaching(R) Experts Save Companies and Employees Money With Broader Options for Healthcare
The cost of healthcare for all Americans is one of the bigger issues in the 2012 election. However, business owners don't have to wait for the results of this year's election to save money, both for their companies and for employees MarketWire

SummerWinds Expresses Gratitude for Community Support Following Fire
An outpouring of community support has followed the destruction of the SummerWinds nursery structure in South San Jose (4606 Almaden Expressway) in a fire late Tuesday. MarketWire

Judicial Watch and True the Vote Sue Ohio to Force Clean Up of Voting Rolls
Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a lawsuit in partnership with True the Vote against election officials in the State of Ohio, alleging violations of the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) MarketWire

Mind Research Network Data Base COINS Hosting ABIDE Project
The Mind Research Network (MRN) announces that a data base product named COINS, has been chosen to participate in the International Neuroimaging Data-Sharing Initiative (INDI) by hosting data from the Autism Brain Imaging Data Exchange (ABIDE) project MarketWire

Decor&You(R) Offers Help With Color, Accessories and Spacing for the "Do It Yourself" Decorator
To get the look and feel that a newly-designed room can offer, you don't need to break the bank or even invest in new furniture. There are a few stylish, yet simple, changes that will add real excitement to any newly designed room. "These inexpensive suggestions can be transforming and rewarding," says Decor&You® Founder and President Karen Powell. MarketWire

Maricopa Integrated Health System Designated as Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
Maricopa Integrated Health System has been named as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR). By awarding facilities the status of a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, the ACR recognizes breast imaging centers that have earned accreditation in mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy, and breast ultrasound (including ultrasound-guided breast biopsy). MarketWire

Espey Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End Results, Reflecting Another Record Fiscal Year, and Announces Regular Dividend
Espey Mfg. & Electronics Corp. (NYSE MKT: ESP) announces results for its fiscal year and fourth quarter, both ended June 30, 2012. Net sales and net income for the fiscal year each achieved record highs over any previous year in Espey's 82-year history, a second consecutive record year. MarketWire

Swinerton Builders Named 2012 Best Places to Work in Orange County
The Fourth Annual Orange County Business Journal and Best Companies Group Best Places to Work Competition has Announced Swinerton Builders a Winner! MarketWire

Hamilton Thorne Announces 2012 Second Quarter Financial Results
Hamilton Thorne Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: HTL), a leading provider of precision laser devices and advanced image analysis systems for the fertility, stem cell and developmental biology research markets, today reported operational and financial results for the second quarter and six months year-to-date ended June 30, 2012. MarketWire

MedImmune President Peter Greenleaf to Discuss State of the Life Sciences Industry at Tech Council's MdBio Leadership Series Breakfast
WHO:The Tech Council of Maryland (TCM) WHAT: MdBio Leadership Series with Peter Greenleaf, President of MedImmune WHERE:Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center5701 Marinelli RoadBethesda, MD 20852 WHEN:Thursday, September 6, 20128 a.m. to 10 a.m MarketWire

Cyclone Power Technologies' Modern Steam Engine Responds to President Obama's Campaign Statement
Cyclone Power Technologies (OTCQB: CYPW) released this statement from the work bench at its shop: MarketWire

Janome Invites Quilters to "Come Away" With the New Horizon Memory Craft 8900 QCP Sewing Machine
The Janome Sewing Machine Company has given quilters a great way to escape into the world of pure creativity. The new Horizon Memory Craft 8900 QCP combines the wide-open sewing space and speed of the top-of-the-line Horizon Memory Craft 12000 with the quilting features of the popular Horizon Memory Craft 7700 QCP MarketWire

City and County of San Francisco Select Envista to Provide Cloud-Based Right-of-Way Coordination for Public Works Projects and Events
Envista Corporation, the world's leading provider of enterprise right-of-way (ROW) coordination solutions via the web, today announced that the City and County of San Francisco selected the Envista Enterprise ROW Coordination Platform to manage activities in the public right-of-way more proactively and cost-effectively MarketWire

Lam Research Corporation Announces Retirement of Chairman, James W. Bagley; Stephen G. Newberry Appointed His Successor
Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ: LRCX) today announced that James W. Bagley, who has served as the company's chairman of the board of directors for the last 15 years, has decided to retire from the industry, including his position on Lam's board, effective as of the company's annual meeting of stockholders which will be held on November 1, 2012 MarketWire

Lawsuit by Challenges Language of 2012 Ballot Question Regarding Maryland's Gerrymandered Congressional Districting Map
Judicial Watch announced today that it has filed a complaint on behalf of against Maryland Secretary of State John McDonough and the State Board of Elections challenging the language of a ballot question for an upcoming referendum on Maryland's new congressional redistricting plan (Neil C. Parrott and v MarketWire Counts Down to Game Day With Top Spots to Catch the Pigskin
The sports betting capital of the world springs to life every fall as visitors and locals alike flock to the hottest spots in Las Vegas to catch the gridiron action. This football season, brings the ultimate sports bars and the newest race and sports book additions to the Strip for all your game day needs. Reach the end zone for victory with the top sports bars including: MarketWire

The Joint Commission Names Ronald M. Wyatt, M.D., Medical Director, Division of Healthcare Improvement
The Joint Commission today announced the appointment of Ronald M. Wyatt, M.D., MHA, as the medical director in the Division of Healthcare Improvement. MarketWire

Progressive Care, Inc. Announces New Executive Officers
Progressive Care, Inc. (OTCBB: RXMD) and its subsidiary Pharmco, LLC ("PharmCo"), a provider of retail prescription pharmaceuticals services, specializing in anti-retroviral patient care, long term care and durable medical equipment announced today that it has hired Mr. Vernon Watson as Chief Executive Officer and Ms. Shital Parikh as Chief Operating Officer, effective August 27, 2012. Ms MarketWire

Intersil Corporation to Present at the Deutsche Bank 2012 Technology Conference
Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL), a world leader in the design and manufacture of high performance analog and mixed signal semiconductors, today announced that Jonathan Kennedy, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Deutsche Bank 2012 Technology Conference on September 13th. MarketWire

Gordmans Stores, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2012 Results
Gordmans Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMAN), an Omaha-based apparel and home décor retailer, today announced results for its second quarter (thirteen weeks) and six month period (twenty-six weeks) ended July 28, 2012. MarketWire

Safe Bulkers, Inc. Announces Its Participation at the Jefferies 2012 Global Shipping Conference in New York City
Safe Bulkers, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SB), an international provider of marine drybulk transportation services, announced the Company's management will participate at the Jefferies 2012 Global Shipping Conference in New York City on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. ET. MarketWire

Esterline Announces Fiscal 2012 Third Quarter Results
Esterline Corporation (NYSE: ESL) (, a leading specialty manufacturer serving the global aerospace/defense markets, today reported third quarter 2012 (ended July 27) earnings from continuing operations of $35.1 million, or $1.12 per diluted share (EPS), on sales of $485.9 million, prior to a previously announced $52.2 million, or $1 MarketWire

Zumiez Inc. Announces Fiscal 2012 Second Quarter Results
Zumiez Inc. (NASDAQ: ZUMZ) a leading specialty retailer of action sports related apparel, footwear, equipment and accessories, today reported results for the second quarter ended July 28, 2012. MarketWire

Sarraf Gentile LLP Announces Investigation Into Home and Auto "Force-Placed Insurance" Practices
Sarraf Gentile LLP is investigating banks, insurers and others for improper "force-placed insurance" or "collateral protection insurance" practices. MarketWire

Lunchables Lunch Combinations and Tori Spelling Invite America to Help Fuel Kid Fun for All
The Lunchables Lunch Combinations team is challenging America to help all kids have the opportunity to "Never Be Bored Again." Today, the brand partnered with actress and celebrity mom, Tori Spelling, to launch a national campaign that will fund up to $100,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs of America and their sport and recreation programs. MarketWire

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Secures $30 Million Loan Facility
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: PPHM) today announced that it has secured a $30 million term loan from Oxford Finance, which was the lead lender, MidCap Financial, and Silicon Valley Bank. Under the loan facility, the company received initial funding of $15 million and has an option to receive an additional $15 million. MarketWire

OmniMount's Growing Portfolio of Patented Products on Display in Newly Designed Booth at CEDIA 2012
Bringing to market cutting-edge designs for today's extensive AV applications, OmniMount is amplifying its presence at CEDIA 2012 with an expanded product portfolio in a newly designed booth (3925). The company is introducing patented solutions for iPads, TVs and computers that address AV demands for both residential and commercial sectors. MarketWire

Some Common Job-Related Expenses Tax-Deductible, Yet Go Unclaimed
Job placement services. Uniforms. Continuing education. As millions celebrate Labor Day with a day off work, it's also a good time to take stock of what it costs employees to perform and keep their jobs. H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) advises taxpayers to explore how job expenses can decrease tax liability. MarketWire Latest 50 Apps Added to Its App Discovery Platform, a media company that focuses on app marketing, is excited to announce the 50 most recent apps added to its app discovery platform. The platform showcases apps to people who may have never thought to search for them. MarketWire

With Millions Projected to Hit the Road This Labor Day Weekend, LA Lawyer Expects to Give DUI Advice 24/7
The American Automobile Association (AAA) of Southern California projects that 1.85 million Californians will hit the road this holiday weekend. More drivers on the road correlate to more law enforcement on Los Angeles highways, more DUI arrests, and more drivers needing legal advice from a DUI attorney. MarketWire

L.A. County Fair Opens Friday, Celebrating 90 Years of Pure Fun
The 2012 L.A. County Fair will kick-off Labor Day weekend opening Friday, August 31 at 3 p.m. Celebrating its 90th Anniversary, this year's Fair pays homage to old time classics with Fairview Farms, horse racing and the carnival, while new attractions such as Stingray Island and Genius -- A Celebration of American Innovation, capture the Fair's ever-changing diversity. MarketWire

North Bay Resources: Ruby Gold Alternative Mine Rescue Plan Approved
North Bay Resources Inc. (OTCBB: NBRI) (OTCQB: NBRI) ("North Bay" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration ("MSHA") has notified our wholly-owned subsidiary, Ruby Gold, Inc., that it has approved the Ruby Mine's Alternative Mine Rescue Plan MarketWire

Matchbox Twenty Celebrate "NORTH" With Non-Stop Promotional Schedule; Multi-Platinum Band Set Live TV Appearances on NBC's TODAY and CBS' Late Show with David Letterman; Exclusive Fashion's Night Out Event Slated for NYC's Bloomingdale's on September 6th; First All-New Collection in a Decade Streami
Emblem/Atlantic recording group Matchbox Twenty has announced a jam-packed schedule celebrating next week's release of their highly anticipated new album, "NORTH." The collection -- which includes the hit single, "She's So Mean" -- arrives this Tuesday, September 4th. MarketWire

Widen Enterprises Revamps Website to Better Tell Its DAM Software and Premedia Story
Widen Enterprises has launched a newly revamped version of its website -- The Madison-based provider of premedia and digital asset management software services now has a more modern way to tell the story of its long history of innovation and customer satisfaction. MarketWire

Stephen Ganote Named President of Washington Space Business Roundtable
At its August 2012 meeting, the board of the Washington Space Business Roundtable (WSBR) named Stephen Ganote its President for the 2012-13 fiscal year. Mr. Ganote replaces Dennis Granato of Lockheed Martin Space Systems and will be responsible for overseeing all WSBR activities. MarketWire

CARMEN Commercial Real Estate to Promote Indiana at European Economic Development Symposium
CARMEN Commercial Real Estate Services will be promoting Indiana economic development opportunities to European companies exploring expansion into North and South America at an international real estate symposium, "Doing Business in the Americas," in London, England on September 12, 2012. MarketWire

SMBeat Highlights Robust Job Growth in July
TriNet's SMBeat, a detailed analysis of trends in key human capital economic indicators for small businesses, reports that net employment levels at TriNet client companies grew 1.5 percent in July, which was nearly 12x above the national average, and up 167 percent from June's growth figure of 0.87 percent. Improved hiring of 3.6 percent combined with steadying terminations of 2 MarketWire

APAC Customer Services, Inc. and NCO Group Announce Plans to Hire Over 700 Employees in Greensboro, NC
APAC Customer Services, Inc., and NCO Group, Inc., leaders in global outsourced services and solutions, announced today that the combined company will be hiring over 700 employees in its Greensboro, North Carolina, location, effective immediately. The plan is a result of client business expansions and new wins and will include multiple employment opportunities in the community. MarketWire

Celebrate Grandparents Day on Sept. 9
For many, relationships with our grandparents are sacred. But what you may not know is there is a day dedicated to celebrating these special and often overlooked people. Annually, Grandparents Day falls on the first Sunday after Labor Day, this year landing on Sept. 9. MarketWire

The College Network Grants Scholarships for Nurses at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis
For 20 years, The College Network® has focused on educating nurses, and the company's owner, Gary Eyler, has established a scholarship for nurses in the St. Vincent Hospital Network. MarketWire

Sunshine Heart Submits Investigational Device Exemption to FDA for C-Pulse(R) System Pivotal Trial
Sunshine Heart, Inc. (NASDAQ: SSH) (ASX: SHC) announced today that it has filed its submission for an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). MarketWire

Vizada Awarded Custom SATCOM Solutions (CS2) Contract
Vizada Inc., a subsidiary of Astrium and a leading provider of satellite-based communications services, has been awarded a Custom SATCOM Solutions (CS2) contract by the General Services Administration as part of the U.S. Government's Future COMSATCOM Services Acquisition (FCSA) MarketWire

Innotas Announces Sponsorship of Virginia Government Technology Symposium, COVITS 2012
Innotas (, a leading provider of Cloud Solutions for IT management, today announced its sponsorship of the Commonwealth of Virginia's Innovative Technology Symposium (COVITS), the premier forum for collaboration and idea sharing in government technology. COVITS is held September 6-7, at the Hilton Richmond Hotel in Richmond, VA. MarketWire

iPerceptions Releases Automotive Industry Report for Q2 2012
iPerceptions Inc., a leading provider of online Voice of Customer (VoC) analytics derived from actual visitor feedback, today announced the release of its Automotive Industry Report for Q2 2012. The report found that there was an increase in visitors' willingness to make vehicle purchases within the next 30 days -- up from 12.9% to 14.2% MarketWire

Invest Southwest 2012 Capital Conference Announces SOOH Media as Early Bird Winner Selected to Present
Invest Southwest Capital Conference 2012, with title sponsor Snell and Wilmer, is announcing SOOH Media as the first company selected to present at this year's event. The winner of the early bird application process will join ten to fifteen other companies as presenters at the 2012 Capital Conference to be held on November 28-30, at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. MarketWire

Viggle to Enhance Viewing Experience for DIRECTV Customers
DIRECTV customers will get movie tickets, music, gift cards and a host of other exclusive rewards, just for watching TV, under a marketing agreement with DIRECTV that was unveiled today by Viggle(SM) (PINKSHEETS: VGGL). MarketWire

Mauna Kea Technologies Announces Full Financial Results for First Half of 2012
Mauna Kea Technologies (EURONEXT PARIS: MKEA) MarketWire

Mountain America Credit Union 'Rescues' Members From Nearly $7 Million in Interest in Only Four Months
In four months this spring and summer, Mountain America Credit Union actively saved its members nearly $7 million in interest payments by refinancing, consolidating and otherwise eliminating high-interest debt by converting it to reasonable, low-interest loans. MarketWire

ChromaDex to Present at the 2012 Gateway Conference on September 6
ChromaDex® Corporation (OTCBB: CDXC), an innovative natural products company that provides proprietary, science-based solutions and ingredients to the dietary supplement, food & beverage, animal health, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries, has been invited to present at the 2012 Gateway Conference being held on September 6th at the W San Francisco Hotel. MarketWire

South American Gold Announces Appointment of Frank Delzer to the Board of Directors
South American Gold (OTCQB: SAGD) is pleased to announce Frank Delzer has been appointed Director of South American Gold Corp. MarketWire

Joe DiMaggio, LLC Announces Joltin' Joe Drink Deal With AriZona Beverages
Joe DiMaggio's iconic brand has teamed with AriZona Beverages to launch a new drink, called Joltin' Joe™ which will be available nationwide from mid-September. MarketWire

Implant Sciences Joins The International Air Cargo Association

RVPlus Gains Speed in the Markets and Broadens Business Networks While Planning Initial Product Shipments for African Government Contact
RVPlus, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: RVPL) closed the market yesterday with a significant gain in share price, thus making the Top Traders and Most Alerted on the OTC Markets stock symbols of the day. The Company is in preparation to export goods purchased in a material agreement with the African government and United Nations affiliate partners for a total value of $1.8 billion over next 10 years. MarketWire

The Linux Foundation's SPDX(TM) Workgroup Releases New Version of Software Package Data Exchange(TM) Standard
(LinuxCon and CloudOpen) -- The SPDX workgroup, hosted by The Linux Foundation, today announced the release of version 1.1 of its Software Package Data Exchange (SPDX™) standard, which includes new features and an expanded list of licenses that is being adopted by the Open Source Initiative (OSI) and other organizations. MarketWire

NADAguides Chooses Chrome Image Gallery-Expanded for All Their Automotive Image Needs
Chrome Data Solutions, a leading provider of high-value vehicle content, applications and solutions that benefit the complete automotive sales chain, today announced that NADAguides will use the Chrome Image Gallery-Expanded for all their automotive image needs on the website MarketWire

Security Benefit Sounds Alarm on Impact of New 401(k) Fee Disclosure Rules
Executives at Security Benefit Corporation, a Guggenheim Partners Company, are cautioning business owners and 401(k) plan participants to avoid a 'fee race to the bottom' as Department of Labor's (DOL's) new disclosure rules take effect. MarketWire

Underground Energy to Present at the 2012 Gateway Conference on September 6
Underground Energy Corporation ("Underground") (TSX VENTURE: UGE) (OTCQX: UGGYF), an exploration and production company focused on developing the Zaca Field Extension Project in Santa Barbara County, California, will present at the 2012 Gateway Conference being held on September 6 at the W San Francisco Hotel. MarketWire

Pizza Patron(R) Rolls Out La Choriquezo
Having concluded successful market testing, Pizza Patrón announced today that it will roll out its new La Choriquezo pizza for a limited time only. MarketWire

Synergy Resources to Present at the 2012 Gateway Conference on September 6
Synergy Resources Corporation (NYSE MKT: SYRG), a U.S. oil and gas exploration and production company focused on the Denver-Julesburg (D-J) Basin, has been invited to present at the 2012 Gateway Conference being held on September 6 at the W San Francisco Hotel. MarketWire

Ironclad Performance Wear to Present at the 2012 Gateway Conference on September 6
Ironclad Performance Wear Corporation (OTCBB: ICPW), the recognized leader in high-performance task-specific gloves, has been invited to present at the 2012 Gateway Conference being held on September 6th at the W San Francisco Hotel. MarketWire

Lapeer, Michigan Auto and Truck Plaza Transformed From Abandoned GM Dealership Into Auto Super Center by Lapeer Woman; Reports Michigan Business Biography on NBC 25 News, Sponsored by Industry Visions
During the recent great recession General Motors closed countless auto dealerships across the country. One such dealership was Victor George Chevrolet, a landmark, modern auto dealership in Lapeer, Michigan. This huge facility caught the attention of Deb Stockman who operated two local neighborhood franchised mechanic shops MarketWire

Colombia Energy Resources to Attend the 2012 Gateway Conference on September 6
Colombia Energy Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: CERX), a metallurgical coal exploration and production company operating in the Republic of Colombia, has been invited to attend the 2012 Gateway Conference being held on September 6 at the W San Francisco Hotel. Management will be available for one-on-one meetings held throughout the day. MarketWire

Mainstream Mobile Users Can Be Such a Drag
Smartphones are well on their way to ubiquity. According to a forthcoming report from travel industry research authority PhoCusWright, 69% of U.K. and French travelers with mobile phones, followed by 57% in Germany, accessed the mobile web in the past year -- about a 10% increase across markets. However, "PhoCusWright's European Consumer Travel Report Third Edition" (www.phocuswright MarketWire

U.S. Olive Oil Set to Gain Market Share From European Brands
Food aficionados may be surprised to learn that U.S. olive oil producers stand poised to gain ground in what has typically been a market dominated by imports from Europe. While imports as a whole still account for 99 percent of olive oil sales in America, domestic brands offer significantly better quality than well-recognized European brands MarketWire

Charlotte Is Home to Energy Innovation
Charlotte, which is rapidly becoming a new energy hub, with more than 200 companies employing more than 20,000 employees, remains progressive in discovering new ways to produce and implement the use of clean and reliable energy, which has prompted two local Charlotte businesses to lean forward in innovation and education. MarketWire

St. Charles County Car Wash Gives Away $250 in Fireworks for Independence Day
During the entire month of June, any customer who washed their vehicle at either Auto Spa Speedy Wash location, 7860 Mexico Road in St. Peters, Missouri and 2601 Old Muegge Road in St. Charles, Missouri, and who also filled out an entry form, was eligible to win a gift certificate to be used at any Fireworks City location MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology Introduces High-Precision Thin Film SMD Wraparound Chip Resistor Arrays With High Operating Temperatures to + 215 Deg. C, Load-Life Stability of 0.7 %, and Tight TCR of 10 ppm/Deg. C
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new series of high-precision thin film SMD wraparound chip resistor arrays optimized for high-temperature down-hole and aeronautics applications MarketWire

Industrial Properties in Kentucky and Oregon Bring More Than $4 Million in John Dixon Auctions
Industrial properties in Kentucky and Oregon brought $4,026,000 in auctions conducted by John Dixon & Associates for Weyerhaeuser. MarketWire

American Diversified Holdings Corporation (ADHC) Confirms Cloud Computing Industry Growth Statistics

Hefty Growth on the Way for Water-Based Paints & Coatings, to Reach $5.97 Billion by 2021: SBI
The U.S. market for paints & coatings will see full recovery by the end of 2012, after falling into the economic slump from 2008, before seeing steady growth through the next ten years. According to "Paints and Coatings, U.S. Market - 2nd Edition," a recent report by heavy industry publisher SBI, water-based paints and coatings will experience significant growth and lead the market. MarketWire

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Legends in Negotiations With Multiple Third Party Testing Companies; Multi-Function Charger Controller (MFCC) Is Now Patent Pending
Legends Business Group (PINKSHEETS: LGBS) today announced it is in negotiations with multiple independent testing companies to test the MFCC. This decision follows the confirmation of the MFCC's "Patent Pending" status. MarketWire

Palm Beach Food & Wine Festival Announces Schedule of Events, All-Star Roster of Chefs and Expanded Program for 2012
The Palm Beach Food & Wine Festival is excited to announce an all-star lineup of celebrated chefs and culinary personalities, a major expansion of events, and a novel charity component, Chefs Dish Back™, for its sixth anniversary celebration MarketWire

The Allstate Sugar Bowl Taps Forward Market Media to Provide Fans Advanced, Affordable Access to This Year's Game
Forward Market Media (FMM), together with the 2013 Allstate Sugar Bowl, today announced the opening of the Bowl's third annual ticket reservation system on MarketWire

Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) Welcomes Gaming Industry to Its Newly Expanded Las Vegas Lab
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI), the world's leading gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy, on Monday welcomed government officials, state and local dignitaries, regulators, operators and suppliers to an open house celebrating the expansion of its Las Vegas lab. MarketWire

Earth Surfaces of America to Exhibit at HD Boutique 2012
Earth Surfaces of America, Inc. of Naples Florida, a wholly owned subsidiary of Coastal Capital Acquisition Corp. (PINKSHEETS: CCAJ), announced that on September 11 and 12, 2012, it will be an exhibitor at HD Boutique 2012, Hospitality Design's (HD's) chic, boutique styled exposition and conference at the Miami Beach Convention Center MarketWire

Precision Conversions Announces FAA Approval for Winglet Compatibility With 757-200PCF Freighter Conversion
Precision Conversions, LLC (Precision) is extremely pleased to announce that the company has received FAA approval to provide full 15 cargo position freighter conversions on 757-200s that have winglets currently installed on the aircraft. The winglet approval applies to all Rolls-Royce and Pratt & Whitney powered 757-200s. The first winglet-ed 757-200, owned by Cargo Aircraft Management, Inc MarketWire

Axia Group (PINKSHEETS: AGIJ) Opening of New Collagenna Clinic in Ottawa
Axia Group's (PINKSHEETS: AGIJ) ( Collagenna Skin Care Products is pleased to announce that it will open another corporate owned clinic in Ottawa, Canada. Collagenna has acquired space in an existing hair salon, The Capital Hair Company and the official opening is planned for September 21, 2012. MarketWire

Jesse Itzler Joins BillMyParents Board of Directors
BillMyParents, Inc. (OTCQB: BMPI) (OTCBB: BMPI) -- the Responsible Teen Spending Company -- announced today the appointment of entrepreneur Jesse Itzler to the Company's Board of Directors. MarketWire

Global Clean Energy, Inc. Updates Progress and Future Plans
Global Clean Energy, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GCEI) began work six years ago to develop and commercialize proprietary technologies to recover and reform environmental salvage into clean useable energy or R.E.S.C.U.E. As global reserves diminish, biodiesel and other synthetic fuels are now regarded as realistic alternatives to oil. MarketWire

Snipp Interactive Inc. Reports 2nd Quarter 2012 Revenue and Backlog Growth
Snipp Interactive Inc. ("Snipp"), an international provider of mobile marketing solutions listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX VENTURE: SPN), is pleased to announce its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012. A copy of the complete second quarter unaudited financial statements and management's discussion and analysis are available on SEDAR at MarketWire

ETNO and A.T. Kearney Agree to Partnership for Economic Policy Research in Telecoms
The European Telecommunications Network Operators' Association (ETNO) and international management consulting firm A.T. Kearney have signed a new strategic partnership agreement to reinforce their cooperation and conduct a series of joint research activities to promote a better understanding of economic policy in the telecommunications sector. MarketWire

Third Annual Healthcare Information Technology Leadership Summit Set for December 4, 2012
The 3rd annual Health IT Leadership Summit will take place on December 4, 2012, at the Fox Theatre from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. The 2012 Summit, which is hosted by event sponsor Verizon Wireless, will address meeting future healthcare needs through the use of innovative approaches and technologies to improve the population's health, and the quality and cost of healthcare. MarketWire

Tsakos Energy Navigation to Participate at the Jefferies 2012 Global Shipping Conference
Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited ("TEN" or the "Company") (NYSE: TNP) today announced that the management of the company will be presenting at the Jefferies 2012 Global Shipping Conference in New York City on Wednesday, September 5, 2012. MarketWire

ClearDATA to Provide Cost Effective, Cloud-Based Vendor Neutral Archiving of Medical Images
ClearDATA Networks, Inc., the leading healthcare cloud computing platform and service provider, today announced it will offer healthcare providers a HIPAA-compliant, cloud-based solution for vendor neutral archiving (VNA) medical images MarketWire

The First New North Oak Cliff Apartments in a Decade a Success
In Dallas' rapidly growing North Oak Cliff, another milestone has been reached. Less than a year after opening, Zang Triangle is approaching stabilization. The luxury apartments in Dallas are the first new development of its kind to rise in the area for almost a decade MarketWire

Meaglow Commercializing InGaN
Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release. MarketWire

Star Bulk Carriers Corp. to Present at the Jefferies 2012 Global Shipping Conference in New York City
Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (the "Company" or "Star Bulk") (NASDAQ: SBLK), today announced that the company's management will be presenting at the Jefferies 2012 Global Shipping Conference, which will take place in New York City on Wednesday, September 5, 2012. MarketWire

Radvision, an Avaya Company, Earns Frost & Sullivan New Product Innovation Award for Video Conferencing & Telepresence Endpoints
Radvision Scopia XT5000 Named Most Innovative New Video System for 2012 Scopia XT5000 Offers Unparalleled Price-Performance Ratio Radvision, an Avaya Company, today announced that Frost & Sullivan has named the Radvision Scopia XT5000 as the recipient of its prestigious New Product Innovation Award MarketWire

Radvision, an Avaya Company, Earns Nemertes PilotHouse Award
Radvision Ranked First in Market Challenger Category IT Professionals Rank Radvision as Highest Value Solution According to business customers interviewed and surveyed for the Nemertes 2012 PilotHouse Awards, Radvision, an Avaya company, is the vendor of choice when it comes to delivering high-quality video conferencing solutions that offer unparalleled value MarketWire

Danaos Corporation to Participate at the Jefferies 2012 Global Shipping Conference
Danaos Corporation (NYSE: DAC), a leading international owner of containerships, announced today that Mr. Evangelos Chatzis, the Company's Chief Financial Officer, will be participating at the Jefferies 2012 Global Shipping Conference on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. ET. The conference will be held in New York City. MarketWire

EC Development, Inc. Releases Next Generation Tahoe Interactive Player System (TIPS)
EC Development, Inc. (OTCQB: ECDI) (OTCBB: ECDI) announced today the release of a new version of its Tahoe Interactive Player System (TIPS). The system introduces a new generation of casino player interface tools offering a superior level of interactivity for players and a number of customizable player tracking and rewards features for casino operations. MarketWire

Mobile Phone Users Lack Loyalty but Rely Heavily on Services
The world's 6.5 billion mobile phone subscribers are likely to become vocal and active detractors if they have a negative customer experience, reveals a new global study by the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council. MarketWire

Steelwedge Leads Global Cloud-Based S&OP Market
Steelwedge, the leader in cloud-based sales and operations planning (S&OP) solutions announced its inclusion in the new Marketscope for Stage 3 Sales & Operations Planning, 2012, published on August 23, 2012 by Gartner, the leading IT research and advisory firm. MarketWire

Safeway Inc. to Participate in Goldman Sachs Nineteenth Annual Global Retailing Conference
Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) will be participating in the Goldman Sachs Nineteenth Annual Global Retailing Conference in New York City. Steve Burd, Safeway's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will address conference attendees on Thursday, September 6th at 9:00 a.m. ET. MarketWire

E FUN Selects AmLogic to Provide Chipsets for Nextbook Android Tablet Line
E FUN, a consumer electronics designer and manufacturer of fun, easy-to-use lifestyle products, has selected Amlogic to provide chipsets for its Nextbook Android tablet line. The tablets will be released in the third and fourth quarter of this year. MarketWire

Independent Research Firm Names Box as a Leader in Online Cloud Collaboration Software
Box today announced it has been named a leader in the August 2012 report, "The Forrester Wave™: Cloud strategies of Online Collaboration Software Vendors, Q3 2012." Forrester Research, Inc. evaluated Box and seven other enterprise-oriented service providers based on established track records, demonstrated ability to deliver large-scale deployments and relevance in the space MarketWire

Carrington Investment Services Hires Kevin Cooke Jr. as Managing Director
Carrington Investment Services, LLC (Carrington) today announced that Kevin Cooke Jr. has joined the company as managing director, focusing on business development and institutional clients. He is positioned to sell across the entire Carrington platform with a focus on helping to grow the real estate companies. Kevin will report to Bill King -- another recent addition to the Carrington team. MarketWire

Carrington Mortgage Services Hires Lynn Halstead as Vice President for Wholesale Lending
Carrington Mortgage Services (Carrington) today announced the addition of Lynn Halstead as vice president of wholesale operations to its Mortgage Lending Division senior management team. Lynn joins Carrington to drive its wholesale lending channel. MarketWire

Epicor Wins Silver and Bronze Stevie(R) Awards in 2012 International Business Awards(SM)

In Life Is Magic, a Parallel World of Fantasy and Location-Based Mobile Gameplay Will Captivate Casual and Hardcore Gamers at Penny Arcade Expo in Seattle
Marking the anniversary of the debut of Life Is Crime, the hit location-based massive multiplayer online (MMO) game on Android and iOS, Red Robot Labs announces its upcoming fantasy game Life Is Magic at this year's Penny Arcade Expo (PAX Prime) in Seattle MarketWire

Shoutlet Announces Foursquare Integration to Help Marketers Deploy and Manage Powerful Location-Based Programs
Shoutlet®, the leading cloud-based self-serve social marketing platform, today announced integration and support of foursquare for the Shoutlet 5.0 platform. Beyond tracking check-ins, mayorship, photos, and tips, marketers will have access to multi-level reports for their locations to keep a pulse on venue activity and visitor demographics MarketWire

BrightScope Announces the Top 25 Hartford Area-Based Companies With the Best 401k Plans
BrightScope (, a leading provider of independent financial information and investment research, today announced its second round list of the top Hartford area-based companies with the highest ranked 401k plans containing more than $100 million in assets. This year BrightScope has extended the list to include the top 25 companies. MarketWire

Salem Communications Declares Third Quarter 2012 Dividend
Salem Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: SALM), a leading U.S. radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine and book publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and conservative opinion content, announced that its Board of Directors has declared a dividend for the third quarter of 2012 in the amount of $0.035 per share of its Class A and Class B common stock MarketWire

Norwegian Snowboard Great Terje Haakonsen and Incrediwear to Create Full Line of Socks and Braces Using Incrediwear Technology
Star Nutrition, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: STAU), a California-based diversified health and wellness industry firm, has brought on Norwegian snowboard champion Terje Haakonsen to create a new line of socks and braces for snowboarders and skiers, called The Shredder line. The popular Avalanche Incredisocks will be renamed "The Shredder" and become the first product in the line. MarketWire

Chanticleer Holdings to Present at the 2012 Gateway Conference on September 6, 2012
Chanticleer Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOTR) ("Chanticleer" or the "Company"), a minority owner in the privately-held parent company of the Hooters® brand, Hooters of America ("HOA"), and a franchisee of international Hooters® restaurants, announced today the Company will present at an upcoming investor conference. MarketWire

Gold Standard Confirms Interests Acquired in Pinon Gold Deposit South of Railroad Project in Nevada's Carlin Trend
Gold Standard Ventures Corp. (TSX VENTURE: GSV)(NYSE MKT: GSV)(NYSE Amex: GSV) ("Gold Standard" or the "Company") ( today released additional information on the leases (the "Leases") entered into with various land holders encompassing approximately 4,128 net mineral acres of land adjacent to the Company's flagship Railroad gold project in Elko County, Nevada MarketWire

On the Go: Expedia Launches Exclusive Mobile Deals, Reveals Summer Travelers' Mobile Habits
Expedia®, the world's leading online travel agency, released today the results of a study examining the mobile device habits of Americans during their summer travels. The data is supplemented with an infographic detailing the specific habits of travelers using mobile devices "on the go," based on Expedia's mobile booking data. MarketWire

NVMN: Lithium Supply Industry Experiences Large and Highly-Capitalized Acquisition
Nova Mining Corp. (OTCBB: NVMN) President James Dilger announced that he was pleased to see that publicly-traded Talison Lithium was just snapped up in a deal that values it at more than twice the price at $704 Million MarketWire

Ingram International, Inc. d/b/a Texas Products WSD, Strengthens Its Management Team and Undergoes Internal Reorganization
Ingram International, Inc., d/b/a Texas Products WSD, the leading provider in manufacturing and distribution of drilling and well services equipment, today announced that it has strengthened its management team with the appointment of Avidiant Consulting Group, LLC. MarketWire

Texas High School Coaches Association Makes Gobza Its Latest Membership Benefit
The Texas High School Coaches Association (THSCA) featured Gobza at its statewide convention in August. Over 12,000 coaches were introduced to Gobza and its unique free advertising and revenue sharing model. As a result, THSCA has made the decision to make Gobza a benefit of membership. MarketWire

University General Health System Announces Refinancing of Senior Living Properties
University General Health System, Inc. (OTCQB: UGHS) (PINKSHEETS: UGHS) ("University General" or "the Company"), a diversified, integrated multi-specialty health care delivery system, today announced the refinancing of two senior living facilities owned by UGHS Senior Living, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of University General Health System, Inc MarketWire

Quick-Med Technologies Announces Further Expansion of Its NIMBUS(R) Technology Global Patent Portfolio
Quick-Med Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: QMDT) (PINKSHEETS: QMDT), a life sciences company that is developing innovative technologies for the healthcare and consumer markets, announced today advances in patent coverage in Australia, China, and Mexico for the Company's novel, non-leaching NIMBUS® antimicrobial technology. MarketWire

Biomerica Announces Year End Results: Sales up Over 24%; Net Income $0.08 per Share Versus $0.02 per Share
Biomerica, Inc. (OTCBB: BMRA), a global provider of advanced diagnostic products for the early detection of medical conditions, today reported net income of $548,435, or $0.08 per share, for the fiscal year ended May 31, 2012, compared to net income of $157,447, or $0.02 per share, in fiscal 2011 MarketWire 2.0: Establishing Transparency Among Fertility Clinics
For a couple trying to conceive, choosing the right fertility clinic can be a stressful and often confusing decision. However, this is now made easier by the creation of, a website that nationally rates clinics on the characteristics of safety, quality and consistency. will launch its interactive second 2.0 version on Wednesday July 11. MarketWire

Visionary Integration Professionals Hires Business Intelligence, ERP Consulting and Integration Director
Visionary Integration Professionals (VIP) continues to expand its leadership team with the addition of Mike Striefel as the new Business Intelligence (BI) and ERP Consulting and Integration practice director. MarketWire

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Acer Canada Introduces the TravelMate P243, an Essential Solution for Today's Business Professional
Editor's Summary: Full-featured TravelMate notebooks outfitted with latest "Ivy Bridge" 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i5 processors with Intel Turbo Boost Technology. Perfect notebook for business users needing impressive performance, built-in security features and cost-effective manageability MarketWire

CHMR: Press Reports Mexico Friendly to Non-Hydraulic Extraction While U.S. Hydrocarbon Industry Ties to Research Is Questioned
Chimera Energy Corp (OTCBB: CHMR): United Press International has just reported, in an article titled "Mexico OKs Non-Hydraulic Oil Extraction", that "Hydraulic fracturing remains banned in several countries, including France, and is restricted in parts of the United States MarketWire

Zynex Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for InWave Medical Device
Zynex, Inc. (OTCBB: ZYXI), a provider and developer of non-invasive medical devices for electrotherapy, stroke rehabilitation, neurological diagnosis and cardiac monitoring, announced that it received FDA 510(k) clearance on its InWave medical device. MarketWire

Online Designer Eyewear Site Now Offers Low-Priced Progressive Lenses
New online eyewear retailer today announced that it is now offering progressive "no-line" bifocal lenses. DITTO's patent-pending, 3D virtual video try-on technology caters to tech-savvy eyeglass wearers who are looking for an alternative to the stressful and expensive process of in-store shopping. MarketWire

Orange County Plastic Surgeon on Saline Breast Implant Revision
Breast augmentation was the second most popular procedure performed in 2011 according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery statistics. Every year, saline remains a popular choice among women deciding which breast implant suits their personal needs. Dr MarketWire

ICSC: Bal Harbour Shops Named "World's Most Productive" as Ranked by Sales per Square Foot
When it comes to trophy properties, Bal Harbour Shops ranks No. 1, not only in the U.S., but worldwide, according to the International Council of Shopping Center's Shopping Centers Today. MarketWire

Zayo Expands Agent Sales Channel Offering
Zayo announces the expansion of products offered through the Agent sales channel to include colocation and interconnect services provided by zColo, its carrier neutral colocation and interconnect focused business. Through its acquisition of AboveNet, Zayo gained a prominent position in the Agent community with the addition of its Channel program. MarketWire

NetApp Expands Technology Partner Ecosystem to Bring Big Data Solutions to Big Media Challenges
Every frame of the latest Hollywood blockbuster or hit TV program has to be ingested, edited, transcoded, and delivered, creating complicated workflows as content is shared across teams and across locations. Streamlining these processes requires greater integration between the front-end software tools used at each step with networks of back-end hardware MarketWire

Back to School Is Cosmetic Surgery Season According to Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon
According to recent statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the total demand for cosmetic procedures has increased by five percent in the past year, with over 13.8 million performed in 2011. Dr MarketWire

ComSci to Present Leading Cost Transparency Solutions at Upcoming Gartner IT Financial, Procurement & Asset Management Summit
ComSci, the award-winning technology financial and business management solutions company, announced today that it will share its cost transparency expertise during this year's Gartner IT Financial, Procurement & Asset Management Summit, taking place in Orlando, Fla. from Wednesday, Sept. 12 through Friday, Sept. 14, 2012. MarketWire

Cardero Announces Further Positive Results From Ferricrete Reverse Circulation Drilling, Sheini Hills Iron Project, Ghana
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Harte-Hanks Trillium Software Hosts Customer Conference in Mexico City, Mexico, 30-31 August 2012
Trillium Software®, a business of Harte-Hanks®, Inc. (NYSE: HHS), and a leading enabler of Total Data Quality™ solutions, in partnership with its Latin American resellers, Grupo Scanda, Eniac Corporation and Microdata, is hosting a technical training and business conference for its diverse and innovative Latin American clients. MarketWire

Supply Increases, Demand Reductions Minimize Tropical Storm Isaac's Impact on Oil & Gas Prices
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Oil and Natural Gas prices held steady this week despite the near-total shutdown of production in the Gulf of Mexico, a far cry from seven years ago when prices soared after hurricanes Katrina and Rita shut down production in the Gulf MarketWire

Crosshair Begins Class III Cultural Survey at Juniper Ridge Wyoming
Crosshair Energy Corporation (TSX: CXX)(NYSE MKT: CXZ)(NYSE Amex: CXZ) ("Crosshair" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has commissioned a Class III Cultural Survey on the Juniper Ridge Uranium Project, located in south-central Wyoming. This study is one of the prerequisites to obtaining a Source Materials License from the U.S MarketWire

TurkTraktor Awarded International Energy Management and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Certifications
TürkTraktör -- the joint venture between CNH (Fiat Industrial) and Koç Holding, and a leading manufacturer of agricultural equipment in Turkey since 1954 -- has again achieved a first in its sector by becoming the first company in the country to acquire both the ISO 50001 Energy Management and ISO 14064 Greenhouse Gas Emissions quality certifications. MarketWire

Capital Meats Provides High-Quality, Affordable Food as Beef and Pork Prices Escalate
American farmers are currently facing extensive droughts that are impacting a wide variety of crops. According to a recent NPR report, it is too early for consumers to experience drought-induced price hikes, however the USDA has made estimates as to how dramatic these increases may be. NPR states, "Although beef and poultry prices are expected to rise as much as 4 MarketWire

JB Auto Care Provides Repair Tips to Ensure Safe Cars for New Drivers Headed Back to School
Each year, parents across America become stressed with all the purchases and schedule changes that come with the back-to-school season. A recent article from The Christian Science Monitor notes that although it may not be on every parent's school supply list, many are letting their teenage students head back to school in a car of their own MarketWire

NEXT Financial Group Affirms Financial Planning Is "Process, Not Product"
Consumers are often on the alert for a quick-fix or a one-time solution -- but, according to a recent column from The State, quick fixes and one-time solutions simply do not exist in the world of financial planning MarketWire

Pressure Tech Hyperbarics Highlights Health Benefits of Oxygen Therapy
For the average patient, oxygen therapy may not rank very high on the list of preferred treatments. According to a recent news report, however, oxygen treatments may have more medical uses than commonly thought MarketWire Helps Brands, Individuals Defend Themselves Online
Online reputation management may have begun as something of a niche business, but in recent years it has grown dramatically, both in terms of prevalence and prestige MarketWire

Simply Electronics: Tablet Computers Gaining in Sales
Only a few short years ago Apple Inc. released the first generation iPad -- a technological development that would revolutionize and popularize the way American consumers approached the tablet device. With advances in wireless communication and application software, tablets have grown from a trusted entertainment tool to a tool that can also be integrated into education and workplaces MarketWire

Bankier Apartments Offers Great Alternative for Off Campus Living
Living on campus, such as in dorms or university apartments, is an essential part of the college experience to many university students. However, many find that after a year or two, it is time to move away from campus and transition into adulthood as they complete their final college years MarketWire

Dr. Cesar Parra Remarks on Possibility of Cloned Horses Competing in Future Olympic Events
NPR reports, in an article that is surprising to many people outside of the equestrian field, that cloned horses have been approved for competition in the upcoming Summer Olympic Games. The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), which previously banned cloned horses, has overturned its former decision and will now allow these horses to compete. Dr MarketWire

Progress Energy Carolinas Continues Fleet Modernization, Sets Retirement Dates for Smaller Coal Plants, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Progress Energy Carolinas will retire older, smaller, less-efficient coal-fired power plants in North and South Carolina even sooner than originally planned, partly due to a merger with Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) MarketWire

Given Imaging Announces Participation at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Unplugged Conference on September 10, 2012
Given Imaging (NASDAQ: GIVN) today announced that Yuval Yanai, Chief Financial Officer, and David Mason, MD, Chief Medical Officer, will present at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Unplugged Conference in New York City on Monday, September 10, 2012 at 2:25 pm ET. MarketWire

Cosmetic Dentist in Kalamazoo on Conservative Approach to Smile Makeovers
According to a recent study from the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), 99.7 percent of Americans believe a smile is an important social asset. However, similar studies from the AACD report that over half of Americans are unhappy with their smile, a statistic Kalamazoo dentist Dr MarketWire

Chicago Bariatric Surgeons on Insurance Coverage for Weight Loss Surgery
At Suburban Surgical Care Specialists / Kane Center, Dr. Kane, a practitioner of suburban Chicago bariatric surgery, knows that when making a decision about surgical procedures, an individual's insurance benefits can be a significant factor to consider MarketWire

SolarWinds Launches SolarWinds Firewall Security Manager Adding Powerful Firewall Analytics and Management to the Company's IT Management Portfolio
SolarWinds® (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, announced today that it is launching a new product, SolarWinds Firewall Security Manager (FSM), which adds easy to use, multi-vendor firewall management to its growing portfolio of IT Management products MarketWire

Cubic Receives SPAWAR Contract With Ceiling Value of $18.7 Million for Data Link and Related Subsystems
Cubic Defense Applications, the defense systems business of Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB), has been awarded a contract with a potential value of $18.7 million to develop Navy Communications Data Link Subsystem (CDLS) and other communications technology. MarketWire

Acceleron Selects QUMAS to Manage Regulatory Documents
QUMAS today announced that Acceleron Pharma Inc. has selected the QUMAS DocCompliance™ to manage all of its regulatory documents following an extensive vendor evaluation process. MarketWire

Stolt-Nielsen Limited : Stolthaven New Orleans Flooded following Hurricane Isaac Landfall
Stolt-Nielsen Limited (Oslo Børs: SNI)announced todaythat hurricane Isaac made landfall in southern Louisiana in the earlyhours ofAugust 29, 2012 as a category 1 hurricane MarketWire

Verimatrix Provides Multi-Screen Revenue Security for TVzavr's Premium Video-on-Demand Content
IBC 2012, Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, today announced that Russia's TVzavr is securing its over-the-top (OTT) video-on-demand (VoD) service with the Verimatrix Video Content Authority System (VCAS™) for Internet TV MarketWire

Genetic Technologies Files Patent Infringement Suit Against Reproductive Genetics Institute Inc. in USA
Genetic Technologies Limited (ASX: GTG) (NASDAQ: GENE) wishes to advise that it has filed a patent infringement suit in respect of its non-coding DNA technologies against Reproductive Genetics Institute Inc. in the US District Court, for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division. MarketWire

Ruberg Symposium Hosted by Plastic Surgeons in Columbus
The Ohio State University Department of Plastic Surgery will be hosting their Fourth Annual Ruberg Symposium, located at Gowdy Fields in Columbus, OH on September 7th, 2012. In celebration of Dr MarketWire

Add Big Flavor to Family Meals
(Family Features) If you're looking for a way to add flavor to your family meals without spending all afternoon in the kitchen, start by incorporating fresh and rich ingredients into simple-to-prepare dishes. For example, Peruvian avocados -- which are in season through October -- are creamy, buttery and incredibly versatile. MarketWire

Speedy Suppers
(Family Features) Don't think you have time to make a delicious meal for your busy family? Think again; with these handy tips and easy recipes -- which call for just four ingredients -- you can get a satisfying supper on the table in no time. Make it even easier by including Minute® Steamers into your family's favorite meals, for wholesome, hearty, time-saving dishes everyone will love. MarketWire

Florida LASIK Surgeon on Latest Findings in Eye Care
Dr. Marc Bosem, a Ft. Lauderdale Ophthalmologist, is keeping up on the latest trends in the field as more and more eye care specialists are utilizing the standard eye exam for much more than eye health. New practices and technology in routine eye exams can provide a more comprehensive way of detecting and diagnosing problems not only in the eye, but in other parts of the body as well MarketWire

Indianapolis Plastic Surgeon on Rhinoplasty Advancements
As surgical technology continues to advance, many cosmetic procedures tend to follow the same trend. Indianapolis plastic surgeon Dr. Wally Zollman says the nasal procedure known as rhinoplasty has significantly evolved into a state-of-the-art surgery over the past 10-15 years. He adds that everything from technique to results to recovery time has drastically improved MarketWire

Deliciously Healthy Norwegian Salmon
(Family Features) Whether you're trying to control your weight or embrace a healthier lifestyle, the food choices you make have to be enjoyable. And deliciously healthy recipes are the key. MarketWire

The Dog Days of August? Russell Indexes Show U.S. Equity Market Volatility Uptick in August 2012
From a volatility standpoint, European equity markets appear to be taking a holiday in August, while U.S. markets are even more volatile this August relative to last year, as reflected by the Russell 1000® Index and the Russell Developed Europe Index. Russell Indexes examined equity market volatility in the U.S MarketWire

LG U+ launches Voice over LTE services with Ericsson
* LG U+ users in South Korea to benefit from voice over LTE services * With voice over LTE technology, the operator can also offer enhancedtelecom grade services such as HD voice, video calling, chat and presenceLG U+ users in South Korea get access to voice over LTE (VoLTE) services MarketWire

Reuters Announces Reihan Salam to Write a Weekly Column
Reuters today announced nonfiction writer and policy analyst Reihan Salam will write a weekly column for Reuters Opinion MarketWire

Norsul Selects Triple Point Chartering and Vessel Operations Solution
Triple Point Technology, the leading global provider of cloud and on-premise Commodity Management software, announced today that Companhia de Navegação Norsul (Norsul) has licensed its shipping software to manage chartering and vessel operations. MarketWire

Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports August Sales Results
Costco Wholesale Corporation ("Costco" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: COST) today reported net sales of $7.40 billion for the month of August, the four weeks ended August 26, 2012, an increase of eight percent from $6.85 billion during the similar period last year. MarketWire

Audyssey Quietype Silences Your Keyboard, Improves Telephony
Audyssey, a global leader in audio technology for the home, automotive, mobile and theater markets, today announced a noise-reducing technology designed specifically for keyboards. Audyssey Quietype removes the typing noise that is so prevalent during computer conference calls and makes multi-tasking easier, while minimizing the disruption to fellow participants. MarketWire

Audyssey Expands Its Premium Television Audio Suite
Audyssey, a global leader in audio technology for the home, automotive, mobile and theater markets, today announced at the IFA Tradeshow in Berlin a major update to Audyssey Premium Television, the company's suite of audio technologies that help TV manufacturers improve sound quality. Audyssey Premium Television now includes Audyssey's sound personalization technologies. MarketWire

Foreclosure Homes Account for 23 Percent of All U.S. Residential Sales in Q2 2012 According to RealtyTrac(R)
RealtyTrac® (, the leading online marketplace for foreclosure properties, today released its Q2 2012 U.S. Foreclosure Sales Report™, which shows that sales of homes that were in some stage of foreclosure or bank-owned (REO) accounted for 23 percent of all U.S MarketWire

Teledyne DALSA Announces Faster, Higher Resolution Piranha4 8k Color CMOS Line Scan Camera
Editors Note: There is a photo and a video associated with this press release. MarketWire

This Market Is Predictable - Industry Report on Vodafone Group Plc and tw telecom inc.
Moments ago, introduced new coverage of Vodafone Group Plc (NASDAQ: VOD) and tw telecom inc. (NASDAQ: TWTC). Full outlook, analysis and consensus opinion is available to readers via the links below. MarketWire

FlatWorld Acquisition Corp. Announces Extension of Tender Offer
FlatWorld Acquisition Corp. (the "Company" or "FlatWorld") (OTCQB: FWLAF) today announced that its previously announced tender offer, as amended (the "Tender Offer") has been extended until 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on September 6, 2012, unless further extended or earlier terminated. The Tender Offer was previously scheduled to expire at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on August 30, 2012 MarketWire

Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces Investigation of FSI International, Inc. Buyout
Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. announces that it is investigating potential legal claims against the board of directors of FSI International, Inc. ("FSI" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: FSII) regarding possible breaches of fiduciary duties and other violations of law related to the Company's entry into an agreement to be acquired by Tokyo Electron Ltd MarketWire

Fairstar Heavy Transport NV Board of Directors' report Q2 and first half year of 2012
For further information please contact:Fons van LithEmail: Tel: +31 (0)6 51 314 952 or +31 (0)76 5484116 GlobeNewswire

Marathon Petroleum Corporation Presents at Barclays CEO Energy/Power Conference
FINDLAY, Ohio, Aug. 30, 2012 - On Wednesday, Sept. 5, Marathon Petroleum Corporation's (NYSE: MPC) Sr. Vice President and CFO Don Templin, will deliver a presentation to investors and industry analysts at the Barclays CEO Energy/Power Conference. The conference will be held in New York City at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers. GlobeNewswire

Huhtamäki Oyj acquires a paper tableware manufacturer in the United States

Vacon Oyj: SHARE REPURCHASE 30.8.2012
Vacon Plc  ANNOUNCEMENT 30.8.2012 GlobeNewswire

ITCL - Q2 2012 Presentation
Independent Tankers Corporation Limited advises that a presentation of its second quarter 2012 results that were released August 30, 2012, is available on the Company's website: and in the link enclosed. GlobeNewswire

STMicroelectronics and MicroOLED Move to Revolutionize High-Resolution Micro-Displays for Consumer Applications
Cooperation agreement and minority investment in MicroOLED to play a leading role in the fast-growing market of high-resolution OLED micro-displays GlobeNewswire

EMGS Capital Markets Day agenda
Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) is pleased to announce the agenda for its Capital Markets Day on Wednesday 19 September, 2012 at Shippingklubben in Oslo, Norway.   "The progress EMGS has made technologically, financially and in terms of market positioning has provided us with a solid foundation in a rapidly growing EM market GlobeNewswire

Nestlé CEO urges for water to be given more value
Nestlé S.A. /Nestlé CEO urges for water to be given more value. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Handelsbanken: New macro forecast: Beggar thy neighbour
Our main scenario remains a global turnaround led by emerging economies. Data over the summer indicate that additional stimulus measures in emerging economies are needed before we can be more certain that a global expansion will take hold GlobeNewswire

Reference is made to the notification sent earlier today regarding a potential new issue by Cermaq ASA. Cermaq ASA has now successfully completed issuance of NOK 600 million in the Norwegian bond market, with maturity date 21. September 2017.  The loan was substantially oversubscribed within a short period. GlobeNewswire

Net Insight and Miranda Technologies to Display Live Remote Production Demo at IBC 2012
Live remote production and workflow brings cost savings to broadcasters by opening the Studio LAN to a Studio WAN environment GlobeNewswire

ITCL - Second Quarter and Six Months 2012 Results
Highlights GlobeNewswire

Enfo Oyj's interim report 2/2012 (1 January-31 June 2012)
Key points of the interim report ·       Turnover in April-June increased by 2.5 % and stood at EUR 37.2 million (36.3). Turnover in January-June was up by 4.2% to EUR 74.3 million (71.3). GlobeNewswire

Beter Bed posts lower profit as revenue rises for first half of 2012
Revenue up 5.8% to € 196.3 million (first half 2011: € 185.5 million) German revenue up 9.9%; Dutch revenue down 1.5% Gross profit as a percentage of revenue in line with same period last year Operating profit: € 12.9 million (first half 2011: € 14.3 million) Net profit: € 9.1 million (first half 2011: € 10.6 million) Beter Bed Holding N.V GlobeNewswire

Agama Launches Unique Application for TV Service Churn Risk Identification at IBC2012
Latest addition to the Agama DTV Monitoring Solution addresses the untapped potential of proactively reducing churn GlobeNewswire

Alma Regional Media, Ilkka and Pohjalainen start cooperation
Alma Media Corporation Press release August 30, 2012 at 9:30 am GlobeNewswire

Interim dividend and half year report Ziggo N.V.
Interim dividend and half year report Ziggo N.V.   GlobeNewswire

BW Offshore: Q2 2012 - Interim consolidated financial information
BW Offshore's operating revenues for Q2 2012 amounted to USD 222.5 million, an increase of USD 5.0 million compared to USD 217.5 million in Q1 2012. GlobeNewswire

Solvay strikes multi year contract with Bolloré Group to supply lithium salt for LMP batteries
Brussels, 30 August 2012, at 7:30 am GlobeNewswire

Novartis QVA149 Phase III study meets primary endpoint in reducing exacerbations in COPD patients, filing in EU and Japan by end of year
Novartis International AG /Novartis QVA149 Phase III study meets primary endpoint in reducing exacerbations in COPD patients, filing in EU and Japan by end of year . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

EVS Broadcast Equipment : record quarter in 2Q12 - 2012 guidance increase
Record revenue in 2Q12: EUR 42.8 million, +82.9% vs. 2Q11 2Q12 EBIT margin of 54.2% and EPS of EUR 1.18 1H12: revenue of EUR 72.9 million, +58.1% (+49.0% excluding the big events rentals and at constant exchange rate), EBIT margin of 50.4% Record summer global order book of EUR 48.0 million at August 29, 2012, +31 GlobeNewswire

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