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Equity Briefing: AOL Settles Vringo Patent Suit
According to public filings, AOL has settled on their own Patent infringement suit with Vringo, Inc.(AMEX:VRNG) but still remains a defendant in the Litigation against Google. This validates the strength of the Markman Ruling in Vringo`s primary patent infringement case against Google (BNASDQ:GOOG), AOL, Inc.(NYSE:AOL), IAC/InterActiveCorp ACN Newswire

Equity Briefing: Pluristem's PLX Cell Therapy in Failed Bone Marrow Transplant Proven Successful a Second Time
Last month we examined emerging biotech Pluristem Therapeutics (NASDAQ:PSTI), whose cell therapy treats vascular disease with a novel intramuscular injection that restores patency to damaged arteries. Now, this pioneering technique is showing promise in healing another medical disorder with few alternatives - failed bone marrow transplant (BMT) ACN Newswire

Equity Briefing: Upgrades and Downgrades for August 6th: SM, SPP, SUSS, TE, WCG, WCRX, WMT, ZEUS
A number of stocks were upgraded and downgraded by equities research analysts today, as reported by Analyst Ratings Network (http://bit.ly/arndailyr) and Equity Briefing:Oppenheimer lowered its price target on shares of SM Energy (NYSE: SM) from $92.00 to $65.00. They have an outperform rating on the stock ACN Newswire

Acorda: Volatility Expected On Upcoming Trial Results For Lower Ampyra Dose
Acorda Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ACOR) is expected to announce trial results for its lead drug Ampyra in a 5mg dose (not an approved strength), which was part of the FDA's requirements when it approved Ampyra in a 10mg dose. The FDA wanted to explore lower dosage as clinical trials for Ampyra 10mg showed a propensity to cause seizures in some patients ACN Newswire

Unlocking Data for Profitable Clinical Development
Scientists must unlock and analyze data throughout the clinical trial, according to Staffan Gestrelius, President and Chief Executive Officer and Jerker Ringstrom, Head of Business Development, Capish ACN Newswire

Improving the Patient Care Experience
In today's uncertain healthcare environment, most hospital CEOs realize the importance of having a strong service culture, according to Mike Esterday, Chief Executive Officer and Harriet Butler, Executive Vice President, Integrity Healthcare Solutions. However, the challenge for many is understanding how to engage the hearts and minds of employees to support this goal ACN Newswire

Building Pride-Worthy IPD Projects
Infrastructure and property developers in Asia must commit more time and heart to their projects, says Tomo Sakakura, Director, Sakakura Atelier. "Everyone wants to build fast and on a low budget, but it is important to focus on the details and giveprojects the time they need," he adds ACN Newswire

SGX Enters Electricity Market with 49 percent stake in Singapores Energy Market Company
Singapore Exchange (SGX) today said it has acquired 49% of Singapore-based Energy Market Company (EMC).EMC is the operator of the National Electricity Market of Singapore (NEMS), the local market for wholesale electricity trading and the first such liberalised market in Asia. Wholesale electricity in Singapore is bought and sold through the NEMS ACN Newswire

Hays Japan Survey Shows 62% of Active Job Seekers Change Their Social Media Habits
According to a recent Japan survey by Hays Specialist Recruitment Japan KK ("Hays"), 62% of those actively looking for a job in Japan alter their use of digital and interactive media, due to concerns that potential employers will judge them based on their online profile ACN Newswire

Equity Briefing: Upgrades and Downgrades for August 3rd: ACC, AEE, ART, BTN, CLX, GPX, GWO, ITRI, MSI, NTSP, P
A number of stocks were upgraded and downgraded by equities research analysts today, as reported by Analyst Ratings Network (http://bit.ly/arndailyr) and Equity Briefing:TD Securities initiated coverage on shares of Amica Mature Lifestyles (TSE: ACC). They issued a buy rating on the stock and set a $10.50 price target.UBS AG reiterated its neutral rating on shares of Ameren Co. (NYSE: AEE) ACN Newswire

Andes Gold Corporation Adds Milling Capacity Through Purchase in Peru
Andes Gold Corporation (PINKSHEETS: AGCZ), a gold mining company with existing operations in Ecuador, is pleased to announce that it has purchased a second mill in Peru with a capacity of 20 tons per day. The Company expects to upgrade this mill to a capacity of 40 tons per day. With the upgrades the Company will have an overall milling capacity of 90 tons per day in Peru MarketWire

Peyto Increases Share Exchange Ratio in Favour of Open Range
Peyto Exploration & Development Corp. (TSX: PEY) ("Peyto") has entered into an amended and restated arrangement agreement (the "Amended and Restated Arrangement Agreement") with Open Range Energy Corp MarketWire

Laguna Beach Festivals to Hold Art Supplies Donation Day on Friday, August 10
Continuing its mission to educate the public and feature the arts in the community, the Passport to the Arts team of Laguna Beach, including Art-A-Fair, Festival of Arts, Sawdust Art Festival and the Laguna Beach Visitors & Conference Bureau, will hold its third annual Art Supplies Donation Day, August 10 MarketWire

WesternU Among Nation's Best Colleges to Work For
Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, Calif., is rated among the nation's best universities to work for, according to a survey released by the Chronicle of Higher Education. MarketWire

Agrinos and Syngenta Announce Strengthened Partnership
Agrinos, a green technology company committed to improving the productivity and sustainability of modern agriculture, today announced they have expanded their existing commercial cooperation with Syngenta MarketWire

Dramatic Dark Skies Train Ride at Verde Canyon Railroad
The popular Verde Canyon Railroad Saturday Starlight Tour is getting an extra dose of star power on Saturday, August 18, departing the station at 5 p.m.. The Verde Valley Astronomy Club will focus their telescopes on the heavens from the open-air cars aboard the special Dark Skies Constellation Ride. MarketWire

COMP-Northwest Welcomes Second Class
The College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific-Northwest (COMP-Northwest) welcomed 107 first-year students at its second annual Convocation and white coat ceremony Saturday, August 4, 2012 at First Assembly of God Church in Lebanon. MarketWire

Seven Arts Entertainment to Launch New Website
Seven Arts Entertainment ("Seven Arts") (NASDAQ: SAPX) today explained that due to technical issues beyond its control the Seven Arts website is currently down. Seven Arts is pleased to announce that its new website is expected to be live by Monday, August 13th. MarketWire

Intergraph(R) CAESAR II(R) User Group to Meet August 9th in Houston
The Intergraph CAESAR II User Group will meet on August 9, 2012 in Houston, Texas during which participants can network with other piping engineers and designers and gain new knowledge and skills to apply to their jobs. Attendees will hear representatives from Intergraph CADWorx and Analysis Solutions speak on CAESAR II 2011 Release 1 (Version 5 MarketWire

Northwest Pipe Reports Q2 2012 Financial Results and Announces Conference Call
Northwest Pipe Company (NASDAQ: NWPX) today announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2012. The Company will broadcast its second quarter 2012 earnings conference call on Tuesday, August 7, 2012, at 9:00 am PDT. MarketWire

Reed's Inc. 2nd Quarter 2012 Revenues Increase 27%
Reed's, Inc. (NASDAQ: REED), maker of the top-selling sodas in natural food stores nationwide, today announced its revenues for its second quarter ended June 30, 2012, and its earnings release date of 08/13/12. MarketWire

AMD Announces Pricing of Private Offering of $500 Million of Senior Notes
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it has agreed to sell $500 million aggregate principal amount of its 7.50% Senior Notes due 2022 in a private offering. AMD intends to close the transaction on or around August 15, 2012. MarketWire

Board Member Ron May Inducted Into OBA Hall of Fame
Capital Pacific Bancorp (OTCQB: CPBO) (OTCBB: CPBO) Board Member Ronald May was inducted into the Oregon Bankers Hall of Fame at the Oregon Bankers Association annual convention held in July. May was recognized for his leadership and outstanding contributions to the community and the Oregon banking industry MarketWire

Doral Financial Corporation to Announce Second Quarter 2012 Results Wednesday, August 8, 2012 and Hold Conference Call Thursday, August 9, 2012
Doral Financial Corporation (NYSE: DRL) will release its second quarter 2012 financial results on Wednesday, August 8, 2012 after the market closes. MarketWire

Sun Hydraulics Reports Second Quarter Sales of $57 Million and Earnings of $0.43 per Share
Sun Hydraulics Corporation (NASDAQ: SNHY) today reported financial results for the second quarter of 2012 as follows: MarketWire

UPDATE: New From ComScire: Fastest, Most Reliable True Random Number Generator
The Quantum World Corporation under its registered trademark, ComScire®, is pleased to announce the release of its latest hardware true random number generator. At 32 Mbps the Model R32MU is the world's fastest USB-connected TRNG, offering the best available price performance for only $1495 MarketWire

Merisel, Inc. Announces Anticipated Results for Second Quarter 2012
Merisel, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MSEL) (the "Company") currently estimates that it will report a net loss of $1.8 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2012 as compared to a net loss of $1.1 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2011. This estimated increase in net loss is due primarily to reduced revenues, coupled with an increase in production costs for the period MarketWire

ClearSign Combustion Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2012 Results
ClearSign Combustion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLIR), an emerging leader in combustion and emissions control technology for industrial, commercial and utility markets, today announced its results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012 MarketWire

TCI of New York Establishes Phone Hotline for Fire Damage Concerns
TCI of New York has established a toll-free telephone hotline for any property owners affected by the fire on Aug. 1. MarketWire

Salamon Group, Inc. (SLMU) Provides Shareholders an Update Regarding DayStar Technologies, Inc.'s (DSTI) Offer and a Response to the Radiant/Haverstock Debt Conversion Requests
Salamon Group, Inc. (OTCQB: SLMU) (PINKSHEETS: SLMU) provides its shareholders an update regarding DayStar Technologies, Inc.'s (NASDAQ: DSTI) offer. Noteworthy, DayStar Technologies, Inc. has offered to the shareholders of Salamon Group, Inc. the right of tender to exchange 6 shares SLMU for 1 share DSTI MarketWire

Agennix Reports Results of FORTIS-M Phase III Trial With Talactoferrin Alfa in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Trial does not achieve primary endpoint Company to hold conference call Tuesday, August 7th at 2 PM CET/8 AM EDT Agennix AG (FRANKFURT: AGX) (XETRA: AGX) today announced that the FORTIS-M Phase III trial with talactoferrin alfa (talactoferrin) did not meet its primary endpoint of improving overall survival MarketWire

NutraCea Restructures Debenture and Completes Additional Fund Raising Transactions
NutraCea (OTCQB: NTRZ) (PINKSHEETS: NTRZ), a global leader in the production and marketing of value added products derived from rice bran, today announced that it has restructured its outstanding debenture held by Hillair Capital Investments L.P MarketWire

BroadSoft Acquires Adaption Technologies
BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT) today announced it has acquired the assets of Texas-based Adaption Technologies Ventures, Ltd., a provider of hosted business VoIP solutions. MarketWire

KAR Auction Services, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2012 Results
KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE: KAR), today reported its second quarter financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2012. For the second quarter of 2012, the company reported revenue of $487.9 million as compared with revenue of $472.7 million for the second quarter of 2011, an increase of 3%. Adjusted EBITDA for the second quarter of 2012 decreased 3% to $128 MarketWire

Sanitation Districts of L.A. County Teams Up With Grades of Green for Second Year to Reduce Trash Produced by Schools
Normally, an 82% cutback would not be cause for celebration in L.A. County schools. MarketWire

Summer Infant, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2012 Conference Call
Summer Infant, Inc. ("Summer Infant" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: SUMR), a leading developer and distributor of juvenile health, safety, and wellness products, today announced that it will host a conference call to discuss financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2012 on Monday, August 13, 2012 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time MarketWire

Intersil Corporation Announces Stock Repurchase Program
Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL), a world leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, today announced that Intersil's Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to $50 million of the company's common stock. MarketWire

Safe Bulkers, Inc. Reports Second Quarter and First Half 2012 Results and Declares Quarterly Dividend
Safe Bulkers, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SB), an international provider of marine drybulk transportation services, announced today its unaudited financial results for the three- and six-months periods ended June 30, 2012. The Company's Board of Directors also declared a quarterly dividend of $0.15 per share for the second quarter of 2012. MarketWire

Salem Communications Announces Second Quarter 2012 Total Revenue of $46.4 Million
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, released its results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2012. MarketWire

Esterline Announces Preliminary Third Quarter Results
Esterline Corporation (NYSE: ESL) (www.esterline.com), a leading specialty manufacturer serving the global aerospace/defense markets, today announced preliminary results for its third fiscal quarter ended July 27, 2012, and an estimated impairment charge against goodwill for its Racal Acoustics defense business of $52 million, or $1.67 per share. MarketWire

Daniel Yergin, Acclaimed Author and Leading Energy Expert to Deliver Keynote at Advanced Energy 2012 Conference
The Advanced Energy Center (AERTC.org), a partnership of academic institutions, energy providers and industrial corporations dedicated to innovative energy research, education and technology deployment, today announced that Daniel Yergin, bestselling author and highly acclaimed expert on energy, will deliver a keynote address during the organization's Advanced Energy 2012 conference. MarketWire

Credit Union Merger Provides Greater Services for Realtors(R)
On August 1, Realtors® Federal Credit Union merged with Northwest Federal Credit Union to better serve its members. Members of the Realtors® Federal Credit Union, now a division of Northwest Federal Credit Union, have greater access to service centers, financial loans, banking services and much more. MarketWire

ASM International N.V. Publishes Interim Financial Report for the Six-Month Period Ended June 30, 2012
ASM International N.V. (NASDAQ:ASMIand Euronext Amsterdam: ASM) today published its Interim, IRFS based,FinancialReport for the six-month period ended June 30, 2012. This report includesanInterim Management Board Report, a responsibility statement andConsolidatedCondensed Interim Financial Statements prepared in accordance with IAS 34(Interim Financial Reporting) MarketWire

What's Making Money at Top Hotels and Resorts These Days? Honey
Hotels from Paris and Beijing to the rooftops of New York and San Francisco are benefitting from the buzz of beekeeping owing to a new trend in hotel attractions and amenities putting money on the honey at top properties. MarketWire

Berkeley Research Group Announces Health Care Special Advisory Board
Berkeley Research Group, a leading global expert services and consulting firm, has established a Health Care Special Advisory Board comprising expert physician leaders nationally renowned for clinical excellence and change management in health care MarketWire

CompuMed Contract Extended With Oklahoma Department of Corrections
CompuMed, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CMPD) (www.compumed.net), a medical informatics and telemedicine services company, has secured a contract extension to provide its signature CardioGram™ electrocardiogram (ECG) remote interpretation system and over-read services for the Oklahoma Department of Corrections (OKDOC) MarketWire

New From ComScire: Fastest, Most Reliable True Random Number Generator
The Quantum World Corporation under its registered trademark, ComScire®, is pleased to announce the release of its latest hardware true random number generator. At 32 Mbps the Model R32MU is the world's fastest USB-connected TRNG, offering the best available price performance for only $1495 MarketWire

GPS Capital Markets Wins Silver Stevie Award for Customer Service Department of the Year
GPS Capital Markets (www.gpsfx.com), a leading corporate foreign exchange (FX) brokerage firm, today announced it has won a Silver Stevie Award for "Customer Service Department of the Year -- Financial Services." The award was presented at an awards gala in New York City. MarketWire

C2Call's FriendCaller Becomes the First Application to Support the Complete Next-Generation Social Communication Experience
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FotoDC Launches 5th Annual International Awards Competition
FotoDC -- the premiere non-profit arts organization dedicated to providing exposure for photographers worldwide -- announces the launch of the 5th annual International Awards Competition. MarketWire

Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal Ranks Rosendin Electric Third Among Largest Private Companies for 2012
For the second year in a row the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal has placed Rosendin Electric, one of the nation's largest private electrical contractors and a 100% employee-owned company, as number three in its 2012 list of top private companies as ranked by revenue. MarketWire

PNI Sensor Invites Press & Analysts to AUVSI Press Conference on Its Highly Accurate TRAX AHRS Module for Mission Critical Unmanned Systems and Robot Apps
Who/WhatAt the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International North America (AUVSI 2012), PNI Sensor will hold a press event and showcase field-proven applications for its TRAX Attitude & Heading Reference System (AHRS), the first affordable, accurate and reliable sensor system for unmanned, land and water-based vehicles and robot applications MarketWire

Blake Shelton to Release Cheers It's Christmas October 2, 2012 on Warner Bros. Records
Reigning ACM and CMA Male Vocalist of the year Blake Shelton is getting ready to release his first Christmas album, Cheers It's Christmas, on October 2, 2012 on Warner Bros. Records. The album will feature several duet performances including fellow The Voice advisor Michael Bublé, long-time friend Reba and a very special duet with his mother, Dorothy Shackleford MarketWire

INFORUM Presents "The Shared Economy: Doing Business with the Joneses"
INFORUM at The Commonwealth Club today announced that it is tackling the economy -- The Shared Economy on Aug. 16. It's a pioneering event bringing together companies and thinkers who are modernizing the age old idea of sharing. The program is called "The Shared Economy: Doing Business with the Joneses MarketWire

Swan Hellenic Announces New River Cruises for 2013
Swan Hellenic, an award-winning cruise line that has been defining the art of small ship discovery cruising for almost 60 years, has announced five new European river cruises for 2013, sailing on the Danube and the Rhône. MarketWire

CMIT Solutions of Fayette/Coweta Wins Company's Momentum Award
Doug Bates, who owns CMIT Solutions of Fayette/Coweta, Ga., has managed to avoid the dreaded "revenue plateau" -- the flattening of a business owner's growth curve after a year or two, a common affliction of small businesses. MarketWire

Advisory: Immigration Law Experts Available for Comment on Obama Administration Rules for Young Illegal Immigrants
To Editors: Immigration law specialists from the law office of David B. Gardner are available for comment on the rules issued Friday by the Obama Administration that provide the first details on the plan to allow young illegal immigrants to stay and work in the United States. MarketWire

BERNINA Launches New Consumer Web Site
BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce the launch of its new consumer Web site, www.bernina.com. The Web site features interactive displays and mixed-media content with comprehensive information on the full line of BERNINA machines, accessories and software MarketWire

Nexage Increases Series B Round Financing to $15M
Nexage, the leading mobile advertising exchange with the market's most advanced real-time bidding (RTB) platform, today announced it closed an additional $5 million in funding from Hearst Interactive Media. With the $5 million financial investment, Hearst joins SingTel Innov8, Relay Ventures and GrandBanks Capital in Nexage's Series B round totaling $15 million. MarketWire

LightPointe Sees Success "Down Under," as Its Wireless Broadband Bridges Sell to Government and Enterprise Customers in Australia
LightPointe Communications, Inc. announced that its outdoor wireless bridges are being deployed in numerous locations in Australia as the country continues to build out broadband infrastructure MarketWire

Pernix Group, Inc. Announces Notice to Proceed on $26.3 Million Contract With the U.S. Department of State
Pernix Group, Inc. (OTCBB: PRXG) announced today that the U.S. Department of State recently issued a full Notice to Proceed for the U.S. Embassy rehabilitation project in Niamey, Niger with an estimated value of $26.3 million. Received on July 10, 2012, the full Notice to Proceed from the U.S MarketWire

Open Road Media Forms Digital Publishing Partnership With BlogHer Launching With eBook Anthology, The BlogHer Voices of the Year: 2012
Open Road Integrated Media, a digital publisher and multimedia content company and BlogHer Inc., the premium cross-platform media network and publisher for women, announced today a partnership which will publish The BlogHer Voices of the Year: 2012 as an eBook anthology MarketWire

Zephyr Real Estate Launches Android App
Zephyr Real Estate just announced the debut of the Zephyr Real Estate search app for Android. Following on the heels of the iPhone app launch, Zephyr continues as the leader in technological acuity, customer service and agent support. The new app is now available at Amazon and Google. MarketWire

Vuuch and SPIKE Awards Partner to Recognize and Evangelize Social Product Development
Vuuch, a leader in social product development, today announced their sponsorship of the 2012 Social Product Innovation (SPIKE) Awards. These awards recognize the best use of social strategies, processes and supporting technologies to improve innovation, product development and product management. MarketWire

HFZ Capital Group Moves Ahead With Plans to Convert 11 Beach Street
HFZ Capital Group announced today that it is moving ahead with plans to develop and convert into luxury residential condominiums the recently acquired 10-story, approximately 122,000 square foot office building at 11 Beach Street. MarketWire

Merchant Warehouse Announces RSPA's RetailNOW Contest Winner
Merchant Warehouse®, a leader and innovator in payment acceptance solutions and merchant account services, announces the winner of its unbelievable giveaway at the recent RetailNOW 2012 convention and expo for professionals in the retail technology industry. MarketWire

PNI Sensor Showcases Highly Accurate TRAX AHRS Module for Mission Critical Unmanned Systems and Robot Apps at AUVSI, August 6-9, Las Vegas
At the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International North America (AUVSI 2012), PNI Sensor Corporation is showcasing field-proven applications for its TRAX Attitude & Heading Reference System (AHRS), the first extremely accurate and yet surprisingly affordable sensor system for unmanned, land and water-based vehicles and robot applications MarketWire

A10 Capital Hires Former NorthMarq Dealmaker to Head Up Mid-Atlantic and New England Markets
A10 Capital, a full service, nationwide lending business specializing in small to middle market mini-perm commercial mortgage loans, today announced that it has hired David Henrich to head up business development efforts in the Mid-Atlantic and New England markets. MarketWire

GreenMan Technologies Announces Name Change to American Power Group Corporation
GreenMan Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: GMTI) is pleased to announce that effective August 1, 2012 the Company has changed its name to "American Power Group Corporation." Effective tomorrow, Tuesday August 7, 2012, the Company's common shares will begin trading on the OTCQB under its new ticker symbol "APGI MarketWire

MetraTech Launches Microsoft Office 365 Billing for Microsoft Partners
MetraTech Corp., the leading provider of agreements-based billing and compensation solutions, today announced that it is pre-installing the Microsoft® (NASDAQ: MSFT) Office 365 product SKUs and pricing in the catalog of Metanga, its multi-tenant cloud-based commerce solution. MarketWire

Alert Announces Plans for 27th Annual User Profitability Conference: Nov. 8-10, 2012
Alert Management Systems is pleased to announce the schedule and highlights of its 27th Annual User Profitability Conference: "Rise above the Rest!" The November 8-10, 2012 (Thursday-Saturday) IAUA Conference will again be held at the beautiful Antlers Hilton in downtown Colorado Springs. MarketWire

Kilopass Expands XPM(TM) Non-Volatile Memory IP Enablement on Two 180nm Dongbu HiTek BCD Process to Serve Increased Customer Demand
Kilopass Technology, Inc., a leading provider of semiconductor non-volatile memory (NVM) intellectual property (IP), announced today that it has successfully expanded enablement of its XPM (eXtra Permanent Memory) NVM IP on the Dongbu HiTek AN180 and BD180 BCD (Bipolar-CMOS-DMOS) processes MarketWire

Weyerhaeuser to Auction Plants, Land in Kentucky and Oregon
A former Timberstrand and TJI joist plant in Chavies, Ky., and a former integrated wood products mill site in Dallas, Ore., will be among the properties Weyerhaeuser will sell at auction in August, with John Dixon & Associates marketing the properties and managing the sales. MarketWire

UPDATE: Diversified Civil Engineering Site Solutions, by Contech Engineered Solutions LLC, a Feature of "Industry Today" on Industrialinfo.com
Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) will host special guest Contech Engineered Solutions LLC (West Chester, Ohio) as part of this week's "Industry Today" webcast MarketWire

New York State Weatherization Directors Association Signs With BidSync for Efficient e-Procurement and Bid Management
BidSync, a national leader in government e-procurement and e-sourcing software, today announced the New York State Weatherization Directors Association (NYSWDA) has selected BidSync eProcure to dramatically reduce bid creation time from weeks to hours, to enable significantly shorter purchasing cycles, to and work better with vendors. MarketWire

Large U.S. Employers Expect to Hold Health Care Benefit Cost Increases to 7% in 2013, National Business Group on Health Survey Finds
With the cost of employer-provided health care benefits at large U.S MarketWire

Media Advisory/Interview Opportunity-BMO North American Agriculture Panel: Scorching Summer Sending Crop Prices Soaring
Record heat and lack of rain have been unforgiving in the U.S. Midwest this summer, leading to the worst drought the U.S. has seen in 56 years. Reports estimate that as of July 31, nearly two-thirds of the continental U.S. was experiencing some level of drought. Crop prices are soaring, with the prices for soybeans and corn reaching all-time highs MarketWire

Apprio President Darryl Britt Named 2012 Leaders Portfolio Business Leader of the Year
Apprio, a leading provider of specialized technology solutions, particularly for the Health, Defense and Homeland Security markets, today announced that President and Founder Darryl F. Britt has been named the winner of the 2012 Leaders Portfolio Business Leader of the Year (under 50 employees). MarketWire

EM&I Launches PetCentral Application to Help Pet Owners With Vital Care Services
EM&I today announced the availability of a new mobile application for smartphones and tablets that allows pet owners to capture and organize their pets' vital information, appointments, medications and service providers. MarketWire

Fortegra Financial Announces a New Senior Secured Credit Facility
Fortegra Financial Corporation (NYSE: FRF) today announced that it has entered into a new $125 million senior secured credit facility, which replaces the Company's existing $85M facility that was scheduled to expire in June 2013 MarketWire

Fergus Gordon Joins A.T. Kearney as VP, Partner in Financial Institutions Practice
Global management consulting firm A.T. Kearney announced today that Fergus Gordon has joined the firm as Partner and Vice President, bringing deep experience in both strategic and operational improvement across the consumer banking, commercial banking and insurance industries. Mr MarketWire

Rural/Metro Corporation Names Mark A. Lashley Senior Vice President of Operations
Rural/Metro Corporation announced today that senior healthcare and service industry executive Mark A. Lashley has been named Senior Vice President of Operations. Mr. Lashley will join the Company August 13, 2012 and report directly to President & Chief Executive Officer Michael P. DiMino. MarketWire

Seven Arts Entertainment Announces Release of "Undisputed," the New Album From Multi-Platinum Recording Artist DMX
Seven Arts Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ: SAPX) ("Company" or "Seven Arts") announced today that the North American release of "Undisputed," the new album from multi-platinum recording artist DMX, has been re-scheduled for release on September 11, 2012, at the request of a leading North American retailer, through Seven Arts' distributor Fontana Distribution MarketWire

Actelis to Showcase Latest Broadband Solutions for ITS Networks at ITE 2012 Annual Meeting and Exhibit
Visitors to ITE 2012 Annual Meeting and Exhibit can visit Actelis®, The Broadband Acceleration Company™, at Booth 524 to learn how the company's market-leading portfolio of Ethernet access devices and aggregation switches can be deployed for next-generation ITS (Intelligent Transportation Systems) networks that support IP-based Ethernet communications MarketWire

Bimba Announces New "Blue and Improved" Original Line(R) Cylinders
Bimba Manufacturing Company, a provider of pneumatic, hydraulic, and electric solutions, today announced a series of product enhancements to its industry-leading round line, non-repairable Original Line® product series. MarketWire

CORRECTION FROM SOURCE: GroveWare Technologies Completes Its Business Combination and Launches an Aggressive Expansion Plan
On April 6, 2012, ePhoto Image, Inc., a Nevada corporation (the "Company"), entered into a Merger Agreement with GroveWare Technologies Ltd. (OTCQB: GROV), a privately held Delaware corporation ("GroveWare"). The Company subsequently changed its name to GroveWare Technologies Ltd. MarketWire

Camping World Announces Acquisition of Reichart's Camping Center in Hanover, PA
Camping World, the nation's largest RV and outdoor retailer, today announced that it has acquired Reichart's Camping Center, an existing RV dealership in Hanover, Pennsylvania. The location will be officially named Camping World of Hanover and will offer a wide array of RV sales, service and accessories for the outdoor enthusiast on its 8.5 acre RV Sales lot. MarketWire

Tree Top Industries, Inc. Signs Financing Term Sheet With International Investment Bank
Tree Top Industries, Inc. (OTCBB: TTII) is announcing that they have finalized a term sheet for a $10 million line of credit to aid in company growth. MarketWire

Stanford University Selects Active Power to Support New $41 Million Research Computing Facility
To help achieve its UPS (uninterruptible power supply) efficiency requirements while providing full power protection to its mission critical computing clusters, Stanford University will deploy nearly three megawatts of Active Power's (NASDAQ: ACPW) high efficiency CleanSource UPS systems at its new Stanford Research Computing Facility (SRCF) in Stanford, Calif MarketWire

SpinFuel Magazine Brings Facts About Electronic Cigarette Smoking
SpinFuel eCigs Magazine's goal is to provide readers with "honest, in-depth reviews," as well as unbiased opinions of products in the electronic cigarette industry. By taking a neutral stance on each product, the narratives of experiences with various brands are written by seasoned writers with extensive resumes in technology and editorial reviews MarketWire

NavStar Technologies, Inc. Will Merge With Energy Revenue America
NavStar Technologies, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NVSRD); The following is a letter to shareholders from N. Douglas Pritt, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of NavStar Technologies, Inc. MarketWire

TalentFusion Recruitment Process Outsourcing Acquires Augustine RPO
TalentFusion, a leader in the Recruitment Process Outsourcing industry, today announced that it has acquired Augustine, Inc. Based in Harrisburg, PA, Augustine is a long time player in the RPO industry. Augustine is the first in a series of planned strategic acquisitions by TalentFusion aimed to supercharge its RPO ecosystem. Terms of the transaction are undisclosed. MarketWire

Issuer Direct Reports Second Quarter 2012 Operating Results
Issuer Direct Corporation (OTCBB: ISDR), a market leader and innovator of disclosure management systems and cloud-based compliance technologies, today reported its operating results for the second quarter and first half of 2012. Additionally, the Company anticipates filing its quarterly report on form 10-Q with the Securities and Exchange Commission before market close today. MarketWire

Falken Reports Record Second Quarter 2012 Results
Falken Industries Ltd (OTCBB: FLKI) - MarketWire

BioLargo Adds Wound Management Expert and Former VP at Smith & Nephew, Tanya Rhodes, to Its Team
BioLargo, Inc. (OTCBB: BLGO) announced today that former Smith & Nephew Vice President of Innovation (and Vice President at Smith & Nephew Wound Management) Tanya Rhodes has joined the BioLargo management team as a senior strategy advisor MarketWire

Truck Driver Shortage & Crackdown on Fatigued Driving Opens Opportunities for New Truckers
According to Truck Jobs Today, a national recruitment company specializing in jobs for truck drivers, the number of employment opportunities for new truckers is growing MarketWire

Barcoding, Inc. Announces Agenda for 2nd Annual Executive Forum
Barcoding, Inc., a leader in enterprise-wide mobility solutions, today announced the agenda for the 2nd Annual Executive Forum: Accelerating the Supply Chain with Barcoding and RFID, presented in conjunction with Motorola Solutions, Zebra Technologies, and Verizon. To be held Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m MarketWire

Global Technologies Group Starts Two Week Operational Run at Cement Plant Tomorrow, August 7, 2012
Global Technologies Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GTGP) announces that the scheduled full two week run at the cement plant under normal operating conditions will begin August 7th and be completed August 21st. The MBS chemicals are on site and MSE engineers will be arriving there today MarketWire

Andiamo Passes 17,000,000 Downloads of Its Popular Apple and Android Apps
Andiamo Corporation (PINKSHEETS: ANDI) subsidiary, ActionApp, is pleased to announce that it has successfully uploaded 179 apps to the Amazon Android platform. www.action-app.com MarketWire

Positive Lab Results Provide Further Confirmation of Champinon Project Potential
Tara Minerals Corp. (OTCBB: TARM) (BERLIN: 6T3) is pleased to provide results from a metallurgy recovery study conducted by METCON Research, an affiliate of KD engineering, in Tucson, Arizona regarding material from the Champinon Iron Project. The recovery results revealed high levels of recoverable magnetite MarketWire

New Magellan RoadMate GPS Devices Increase Driver Safety With Bluetooth 'Safe Texting,' Wireless Back-Up Camera Compatibility and Portrait Mode Viewing
Magellan, a leader of innovative GPS devices for vehicles, fitness, outdoor and mobile navigation, today announced new Magellan® RoadMate® vehicle navigation devices with innovative features that underscore Magellan's dedication to driver safety and convenience including Bluetooth® 'Safe Texting,' Magellan Wireless Back-up Camera compatibility and 'Portrait Mode' viewing. MarketWire

UME to Release Lynyrd Skynyrd's Three-Disc CD/DVD Set SOUTHERN SURROUNDINGS as a Walmart Exclusive
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members Lynyrd Skynyrd will release a three-disc CD/DVD set, SOUTHERN SURROUNDINGS, exclusively with Walmart, on August 7, 2012. MarketWire

Ecommerce Fashion Leader ShoeDazzle Adds One Million New Members in July, Sets Company Sales Records
One million more women benefit today from ShoeDazzle's personalized online styling resource than the beginning of July, bringing the community to 13 million members and counting, more than double the closest category competitor MarketWire

Space Systems/Loral-Built Satellite for Intelsat Successfully Launched, Begins Post-Launch Maneuvers
Space Systems/Loral (SS/L) (NASDAQ: LORL), the world's leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that the Intelsat 20 satellite, designed and built for Intelsat S.A., the world's leading provider of satellite services, was launched on Thursday, August 2, and is successfully performing post-launch maneuvers according to plan MarketWire

Beijing Broad Dynamic Balance Adv. Co., Ltd. Deploys Appian BPM
Appian, the market leader in modern business process management (BPM) software, today announced that Beijing Broad Dynamic Balance Adv. Co., Ltd. ("Broad Dynamic") has deployed a new Media Sales & Traffic solution built on the Appian Cloud BPM Suite. Broad Dynamic is one of the major media operators for the Metro System in Beijing MarketWire

Telx Names John Freimuth as General Manager, Cloud and Enterprise Services
Telx®, a leading provider of global interconnectivity, cloud computing enablement services and data center solutions, today announced that John Freimuth has joined the company as General Manager, Cloud and Enterprise Services MarketWire

TELMORE Selects MetraTech to Monetize Its Business and Increase Revenues
MetraTech Corp., the leading provider of agreements-based billing and compensation solutions, today announced that TELMORE has selected its MetraNet monetization platform. MetraNet will empower Telmore's changing business models, support its drive towards rapid growth and expansion, and enable it to be more market responsive, with new offerings that will deliver competitive advantage MarketWire

PacificHealth Laboratories & Body Glove International Announce Garrett McNamara as Their New Spokesperson for the Launch of BODY GLOVE SURGE in Southern California
PacificHealth Laboratories, Inc. (OTCQB: PHLI) (OTCBB: PHLI), a leading sports nutrition company, and Body Glove International announced today that Garrett McNamara, the "Guinness World Record Holder for largest wave ever ridden," has signed an agreement to support the launch of the new BODY GLOVE SURGE™ energy gel into test markets in Southern California beginning August 1, 2012. MarketWire

ClickSquared Forms Strategic Partnership With Communefx
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Tektronix Awarded Accreditation for Onsite Calibration in Europe
Tektronix (service-solutions.tektronix.com), the industry's leading multi-vendor service (MVS) provider of instrument calibration, repair and related services, today announced that it has received accreditation to perform on-site calibration for electronic instruments by the DAkkS accreditation body in the Federal Republic of Germany MarketWire

New Initiative to Commercialize South Africa's Tech Innovation Harvests Skills, Knowledge and Connections of Expatriates
South Africa's untapped brains trust and knowledge network of expatriate assets around the world will soon be activated to help the country be more competitive in realizing a better return on innovation and entrepreneurship across both the private and public sectors. MarketWire

Montefiore Medical Center Partners With Phytel to Improve Care Delivery
Montefiore Medical Center, an integrated healthcare delivery system and the academic medical center for Albert Einstein College of Medicine, has selected Phytel's registry-driven outreach and population health management tool to help improve the outcomes of patients with chronic diseases. MarketWire

DARPA Awards $3.8 Million Contract to CytoSorbents Corporation
CytoSorbents Corporation (OTCBB: CTSO), a pioneer in the use of blood purification to treat life-threatening illnesses such as sepsis, trauma, burn injury, lung injury and pancreatitis, announced that the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, has awarded the Company a technology development contract worth up to $3 MarketWire

Gounkoto gold mine officially opened
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GroveWare Technologies Completes Its Business Combination and Launches an Aggressive Expansion Plan
On April 6, 2012, ePhoto Image, Inc., a Nevada corporation (the "Company"), entered into a Merger Agreement with GroveWare Technologies Ltd., a privately held Delaware corporation ("GroveWare"). The Company subsequently changed its name to GroveWare Technologies Ltd. MarketWire

AMD Announces Private Offering of $300 Million of Senior Notes
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it intends to commence a private offering, subject to market and other conditions, of $300 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2022 MarketWire

Cytomedix Announces Medicare Coverage for Autologous PRP Gel in Chronic Wound Care
Cytomedix, Inc MarketWire

DecisionPoint Systems Announces Acquisition of Illume Mobile Software
DecisionPoint Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: DPSI), a leading provider and integrator of Enterprise Mobility, Wireless Applications and RFID solutions, today announced that it has acquired Tulsa, OK based Illume Mobile Software ("Illume Mobile"), a division of MacroSolve, Inc. effective July 31, 2012. MarketWire

MMRGlobal Gets Boost in Value on News 63% of Physicians Continue to Rely on Fax in Healthcare for the Next Decade
MMRGlobal, Inc. (OTCBB: MMRF) ("MMR") today called attention to the annual National Physicians Survey showing that fax remains the predominant form of communication for 63% of healthcare providers. MMRGlobal owns numerous worldwide patents encompassing hundreds of claims for the use of fax in Health IT MarketWire

Kamal Osman Jamjoom Group LLC Uses Oracle Retail Stores Solutions to Improve the Customer Experience
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

SnapServer DX Series With SSD Options Now Available From Overland Storage
Overland Storage (NASDAQ: OVRL), the trusted global provider of effortless data management and data protection solutions across the data lifecycle, today announced that solid state disks (SSDs) are supported in the SnapServer DX2, a unified NAS and iSCSI SAN storage server MarketWire

All American Pet Company, Inc. Increases Production Run of Its NutraBar(TM) -- The First High Protein Power Bar for Dogs -- to Meet Growing Retailer Demand for the Bars
All American Pet Company, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AAPT): Growing retailer excitement for the first ever high protein bar for dogs has pushed the scheduled August 14th and August 15th production runs for NutraBar™ into overdrive. MarketWire

Appnomic Named One of 2012's Top 20 Technology Solutions for the Banking, Financial Services and Insurance Industry in SiliconIndia Report
Appnomic Systems, a leading provider of automated enterprise and Cloud IT performance management solutions, today announced it has been named by the SiliconIndia Report as one of the top 20 technology solutions for the Banking, Financial Services and Insurance Industry (BFSI). An overview of the report may be found at http://cio.siliconindia.com/company/ MarketWire

Altair Nanotechnologies Announces Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results Conference Call
Altair Nanotechnologies Inc. (NASDAQ: ALTI) will hold a conference call to discuss financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. The call is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012 at 11 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). Shareholders and members of the investment community are invited to participate. MarketWire

Jobscience Acquires Atomkeep to Help Job Seekers Control Their Social Identity
Jobscience Inc., the leader in Social Relationship Management for Hiring, today announced the acquisition of Atomkeep, a pioneer in social profile management. Atomkeep helps users sync their profile information on social networks, job boards and other internet sites. Users gain a streamlined way to validate and control their social identity across multiple sites MarketWire

Prospect Capital Provides $44 Million Secured Loan to Support the Refinancing of New Century Transportation, Resulting in Approximately $1.1 Billion in Originations to Date in Calendar Year 2012
Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEC) ("Prospect") announced today that it has provided a $44 million secured subordinated loan to support the refinancing of New Century Transportation, Inc. ("New Century" or "NCT"), a leading transportation and logistics company. NCT is a portfolio company of Jefferies Capital Partners LLC ("JCP"). MarketWire

Cellceutix Reports Its Very Novel Anti-Cancer Agent, Kevetrin, at Dana-Farber for Start of Clinical Trials
Cellceutix Corporation (OTCBB: CTIX) (the "Company"), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering small molecule drugs for hard to treat diseases, announced today that Kevetrin™, the Company's flagship anti-cancer drug, has been received at the pharmacies at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute for the commencement of clinical trials MarketWire

Mitchell Reaccredited by URAC for Workers' Compensation Utilization Management Program
Mitchell International, Inc MarketWire

Robert Fitzsimmons Joins Online Futures Broker Optionshop as CEO
Optionshop, a new online broker specializing in options on futures, announced today that Bob Fitzsimmons has joined as CEO, effective immediately. Fitzsimmons, a well-known futures industry senior executive, has prior experience as CEO of a futures exchange, broker and technology provider. MarketWire

Eco-Safe Fills First Shipment to Large U.S. Restaurant Chain
Eco-Safe Systems USA, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ESFS) is pleased to announce shipping the first order for 17 of its NSF Registered Ozone Disinfection Systems to a large national restaurant chain. MarketWire

Dr. Ronald Wright Jr. of Nashville Explains How New Technology Simplifies Root Canal Procedures
For many endodontists, says Dr. Ronald Wright Jr. of Nashville, it can be difficult to diagnose dental problems that concern the soft tissue of the teeth, also known as the pulp. Such problems can require root canal procedures, but if not diagnosed correctly, a patient may have to undergo needless additional treatment MarketWire

Keranique: Hair Care System Can Re-Grow Thinning Hair
Products that claim to volumize hair line the shelves of virtually every department store, providing consumers with a plethora of items from which to choose. But picking out the hair care products that will be effective, and putting together the right combination of items to achieve optimal results, can prove a more difficult task than first assumed MarketWire

Reputation Changer: Scam Accusations, Online Defamation Can Prove Ruinous to Businesses
No business owner likes to receive negative feedback from customers, but thanks to the rise of online review sites like Yelp and Angie's List, destructive reviews are growing increasingly commonplace. A single bad review, published by a consumer to one of these review sites, can have potentially devastating effects for a business MarketWire

Voyager Oil & Gas, Inc. Reports Record Quarterly Production Volumes and Adjusted EBITDA for Its Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2012
Voyager Oil & Gas, Inc. (NYSE MKT: VOG) ("Voyager," the "Company" or "we") announces Company record oil production, revenue and Adjusted EBITDA* for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012. The final unaudited Quarterly Report will be released and filed on or about August 6, 2012. MarketWire

Taylor Capital Group Engages Michael Sansom and Harold Turley as Advisors
Taylor Capital Group, LLC, general partner and investment manager of the Mountain West Debt Fund, LP, has formed an advisory board. It has named two advisors: Michael Sansom, principal, Sussex Group, and Harold Turley, owner and executive vice president, Tetra. MarketWire

CarCharging(TM) Now Offers Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Services at Six Related Companies Properties in New York City
Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) (OTCBB: CCGI) ("CarCharging") today announced availability of its electric vehicle ("EV") charging services at six New York properties owned by Related Companies, a prominent and privately owned real estate firm headquartered in New York City MarketWire

VirTra Reports Improved Net Profit Margin in Second Quarter 2012
VirTra Systems (PINKSHEETS: VTSI), a leading provider of firearms training simulation systems to military, law enforcement agencies and other organizations, today reported unaudited financial results for its second quarter of 2012, ended June 30. The unaudited financial statements are available on VirTra's website and here. MarketWire

Neutrino and QuickPay Partner to Create a Robust and Unique Suite of Mobile Apps to Make Consumers' Lives Easier
CORE FACTS: Neutrino Media Group, a multi-media and application development company, and QuickPay Corp., a premier mobile payment platform provider, announced today a joint venture to develop Neutrino's new suite of consumer mobile applications under the name ROYCE™ powered by QP QuickPay™ MarketWire

Webinar -- How the Travel Industry Uses Big Data to Drive Relevance Online
BloomReach, creator of Big Data marketing applications, is sponsoring a Phocus Wright webinar on Wednesday, August 8 entitled Magic in Metrics: Using Traveler Intelligence to Drive Relevance Online MarketWire

Tickets.com(R) Renews Hult Center to Long Term Contract
Tickets.com, provider of state-of-the-art technology solutions to over 1000 sports and entertainment clients around the world is excited to announce the long-term extension of their relationship with the Hult Center for the Performing Arts. The 5 year deal -- with options for an additional 6 years -- includes the Center's move to the industry leading ProVenue ticketing platform. MarketWire

MYOS Issues Special Letter to Shareholders: Company Committed to R&D, Developing Innovative Products and Formulations
MYOS Corporation's (OTCBB: MYOS) Board of Directors today issued the following Letter to Shareholders: MarketWire

TuneIn Hits 40 Million Monthly Active Listeners; Raises $16 Million in Funding
TuneIn, the leading service for listening to music, sports and news streams from around the world, today announced that it raised $16 million in a round of funding, led by General Catalyst Partners, with participation from Jafco Ventures, Google Ventures and existing business partner Sequoia Capital MarketWire

MarkWest Sees Volumes Boom, Acquisitions Bloom in Second-Quarter 2012, Readies for Growth in Big Shales, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGL) producer transmission provider MarkWest Energy Partners LP (NYSE:MWE) (Denver, Colorado) reported strong gains in revenue and earnings for the second quarter of 2012, despite a decline in processing margins and NGL prices MarketWire

Diversified Civil Engineering Site Solutions, by Contech Engineered Solutions LLC, a Feature of "Industry Today" on Industrialinfo.com
Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- will host special guest Contech Engineered Solutions LLC (West Chester, Ohio) as part of this week's "Industry Today" webcast MarketWire

Send Word Now to Host 5th Annual Global Alert Conference From October 16-17 in New York City
Send Word Now, the leading worldwide provider of emergency notification and incident management services, announced today that registration is now open for its 5th annual Global Alert Conference at the Time Warner Center in New York City from October 16-17, 2012. MarketWire

Company Culture Dedicated to Innovating for Partner and Customer Success Lands NetApp at #10 on Minnesota's "Top 100 Workplaces" List
NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today announced that it was ranked #10 in the small-employer category on the Star Tribune's "Top 100 Workplaces" list in Minnesota for 2012. This recognition marks the second consecutive year that NetApp participated in the program and appeared on the list of the most progressive companies based on employees' opinions MarketWire

Adaptive Planning Wins AlwaysOn Global 250 Award
Adaptive Planning, the worldwide leader in cloud-based corporate performance management (CPM) solutions for companies and nonprofits of all sizes, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the AlwaysOn Global 250 winners MarketWire

HomeSnap Creator Sawbuck Closes $3.5M Round With Funding From Revolution Ventures
Sawbuck Realty (www.sawbuck.com), "Shazam for Homes," today announced that it has closed its latest funding round for a total of $3.5M from Revolution Ventures and Washington, DC real estate investor Robert Stewart MarketWire

Peer Group Communications to Sponsor First-Ever U.K. Candidate Experience Awards
The Candidate Experience Awards, a non-profit organisation focused on facilitating the evolution of the employment candidate experience, today announced that Peer Group Communications, an employer brand consultancy specializing in Employer Value Proposition (EVP) development, is a gold-level sponsor for the first-ever U.K. Candidate Experience Awards (known as "The CandEs"). MarketWire

Info-Tech Research Group Ranks Viralheat as Social Media Management Platform Innovator
Viralheat, the social media management and intelligence company, today announced it has been listed as an Innovator in Info-Tech Research Group's Social Media Management Platforms (SMMP) Vendor Landscape. The research firm rated Viralheat's comprehensive social media management and intelligence platform with a score of 90 out of 100 in their Value Scale MarketWire

Scribe Reports Biggest Quarter in History; Up 23% YTD
Scribe reports biggest quarter in company's history as long-term investments in cloud connectors, CRM integrations, increased ISV partner adoption and expanding into international markets continues to pay off. MarketWire

Oxford Lane Capital Corp. Announces Second Fiscal Quarter Dividend of $0.55 per Share and Net Asset Value of $14.60 per Share as of June 30, 2012
Oxford Lane Capital Corp. ("Oxford Lane" or "Company") (NASDAQ: OXLC) announced today that the Company's Board of Directors has declared a second fiscal quarter dividend of $0.55 per share, payable on September 28, 2012 to shareholders of record as of September 14, 2012. MarketWire

MacroSolve Sells Illume Mobile Business Unit to DecisionPoint Systems
In a major development of the Company, MacroSolve, Inc MarketWire

SEFE CEO Featured in Exclusive Video Interview by MissionIR's The Inside Track
MissionIR today announces that its Inside Track video interview with Don Johnston, the Chief Executive Officer of SEFE, Inc. (OTCBB: SEFE), is now available online. The interview, complete with on-site footage, can be viewed at http://sefe.missionir.com/sefe/video-interview.html. MarketWire

Sunshine Heart Announces Conditional Approval From FDA for Its Next Generation C-Pulse(R) System Driver
Sunshine Heart, Inc. (NASDAQ: SSH) (ASX: SHC) announced today that it has received conditional approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its next generation C-Pulse System driver. This new iteration is designed to provide moderate to severe heart failure patients with enhanced patient comfort and performance MarketWire

Wilbur-Ellis Company Reports Steady Growth of Feed Asia Business
Wilbur-Ellis Company, a marketer and distributor of value-added animal feed ingredients in North America and Asia-Pacific, reports that in recent months it has expanded relationships with key suppliers and its portfolio offerings for its Feed Asia business. MarketWire

Market Research Projects Australia's Pharmaceutical Market to Reach $30.5 Billion by 2020
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of "Healthcare, Regulatory and Reimbursement Landscape - Australia." For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/GlobalData-v3648/Healthcare-Regulatory-Reimbursement-Landscape-Australia-7076965/ MarketWire

Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno Earns Prestigious AAA Four Diamond Rating
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa (the "Atlantis") in Reno, Nevada, the wholly owned subsidiary of Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRI) (the "Company"), has been awarded with the prestigious AAA Four Diamond rating from the American Automobile Association. The AAA Diamond rating process is North America's premier hospitality rating program. Only 4 MarketWire

Market Research Indicates Global Digital Compass Market Growth to Exceed 40% by 2015
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Global Digital Compass Market 2011-2015," to their collection of Microelectronics market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/Infiniti-Research-Limited-v2680/Global-Digital-Compass-7073852/. MarketWire

Cevian Capital holdings in Metso increased to 5.18 percent
Cevian Capital holdings in Metso increased to 5.18 percent Metso Corporation's stock exchange release on August 6, 2012 at 10:10 a.m.localtime Metso Corporation has been informed by Cevian Capital II Master Fund L.P.abouta change in the holding of the mutual funds managed by Cevian Capital IIMasterFund L.P MarketWire

Marquard & Bahls' subsidiary Bomin and Linde to establish joint venture in liquefied natural gas for the marine market
Linde AG / Marquard & Bahls' subsidiaryBomin and Linde to establish joint venture inliquefied natural gas for the marine market. MarketWire

St Barbara Diggers & Dealers Announcement
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AngloGold Beats Operating Guidance; Growth Projects on Schedule
Q2 production 1,073Moz beats guidance; strong performances fromContinental Africa and Americas.Q2 total cash costs $801/oz, better than guidance due to improvedvolumes, weaker local currencies.Q2 Adjusted headline earnings of $253m, or 65 US cents a share.Projects on budget and on schedule; Tropicana first gold expected byend of next year MarketWire

Government of the Union of Comoros and Mozambique Channel Discovery Ltd: Notice Concerning Comoros Oil and Gas Exploration and Technical Assistance Agreement
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The Linux Foundation Announces Keynote Speakers for 2012 Automotive Linux Summit
The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced the keynote speakers for its Automotive Linux Summit, taking place Sept. 19-20, 2012 at the Heritage Motor Centre in Gaydon/Warwickshire in the United Kingdom. MarketWire

Farmers Insurance Claims Teams Helping Fire Victims in Oklahoma
A Farmers Mobile Claims Catastrophe Bus will be ready to help Farmers customers and victims of the fires in Mannford and surrounding areas tomorrow morning. MarketWire

More Publishers Partner With MetaMetrics to Provide Lexile Measures
MetaMetrics®, developer of The Lexile® Framework for Reading, announced today that the following publishers signed on to provide Lexile® measures for their books in the second quarter of 2012. Lexile measures offer valuable information about a book's text complexity that helps readers select fiction and nonfiction titles based on their unique reading ability and goals. MarketWire

Core-Mark Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend
Core-Mark Holding Company, Inc. (NASDAQ: CORE), one of the largest marketers of fresh and broad-line supply solutions to the convenience retail industry in North America, announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.17 per common share MarketWire

STMicroelectronics Completes IP and Talent Acquisition from bTendo, a Projection-Technology Innovator
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Ageas will improve the diversification of its investment portfolio by investing in corporate loans
Ageas will further diversify its investment portfolio by allocating up to 5% of the total invested assets to corporate loans, i.e. EUR 3 billion for a total amount of invested assets of roughly EUR 64 billion at the end of June 2012. GlobeNewswire

Novartis and University of Pennsylvania form broad-based R&D alliance to advance novel T-cell immunotherapies to treat cancer
Novartis International AG /Novartis and University of Pennsylvania form broad-based R&D alliance to advance novel T-cell immunotherapies to treat cancer . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

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