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NASDAQ Volume Leaders for Tuesday, August 7th: SIRI, AGNC, NIHD, FB, MU, NWSA, MSFT, CSCO, FSLR, LEAP, USHS
Here are today's NASDAQ volume leaders as reported by Equity Briefing and Analyst Ratings Network ( XM Radio Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) is trading up 2.27% and was last sold at $2.25. The stock traded as high as $2.25 and as low as $2.22. SIRI had previously closed at $2.20. 32,925,498 shares of the stock traded hands today.American Capital Agency Corp ACN Newswire

NYSE Volume Leaders for Tuesday, August 7th: BAC, NOK, CIM, PFE, ELN, CHK, NLY, F, JPM, KCG, MGM, C, ARR, CVS
Here are today's NYSE volume leaders as reported by Equity Briefing and Analyst Ratings Network ( of America (NYSE: BAC) is trading up 1.96% and was last sold at $7.79. The stock traded as high as $7.82 and as low as $7.70. BAC had previously closed at $7.64. 27,063,475 shares of the stock traded hands today.Nokia Co. (NYSE: NOK) is trading up 4 ACN Newswire

Equity Briefing: Earnings Results for August 7th: NIHD, NUAN, ODP, PCG, POR, PTRY, SIRI, SPB, STWD, TA, TAP
A number of companies released their quarterly earnings results today, as reported by Analyst Ratings Network ( and Equity Briefing:NII Holdings (NASDAQ: NIHD) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday. The company reported ($0.60) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.03 by $0.63. The company's quarterly revenue was down 14 ACN Newswire

Equity Briefing: Upgrades and Downgrades for August 7th: LEAP, LEAP, LFL, LMNX, LSI, N, NGLS, NTAP, OIS, PCYC
A number of stocks were upgraded and downgraded by equities research analysts today, as reported by Analyst Ratings Network ( and Equity Briefing:Robert W. Baird downgraded shares of Leap Wireless (NASDAQ: LEAP) from a neutral rating to an underperform rating. Their analysts now have a $3.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $6.00 ACN Newswire

Lilly and Baxter Remain Risk-Mitigated Plays For Alzheimer's Drugs
With the announcement that Elan's (NYSE:ELN) bapineuzumab candidate for Alzheimer's disease failed again in a Phase III clinical trial, partners Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) and Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) have decided to pack it in and discontinue development of the compound ACN Newswire

Corazon Gold CEO Patrick Braukmann Updates Investors on Midas Letter Money in Times Square
Corazon Gold Corp. (TSX.V:CGW) (OTXQX:RMZFF) CEO Patrick Braukmann joins host James West on Midas Letter Money from Reuters Insider studios in Times Square to talk update his company's shift of focus in Nicaragua, and the company's robust treasury. Corazon has been seeking opportunities in mergers and acquisitions in an effort to maximize shareholder value in a difficult market ACN Newswire

Urastar Gold Corp. Site Visit and CEO Interview Published on Midas Letter Money
Urastar Gold Corp. (TSX.V:URS) ((OTCQX: URNRF) CEO Adrian Robertson and company director and geologist Bill Reed are interviewed remotely in this Midas Letter Virtual Site Tour recorded in May this year. Host James West talks to the management team about their recent excellent drill results, and  the company's progress in Mexico ACN Newswire

Keeping Litigation Costs Down
Chief Litigation Officers (CLOs) must recognize that the cost of litigation needs to be proactively managed, says David M. Howard, Corporate Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for Litigation, Microsoft Corporation ACN Newswire

MHI Installs Chief Regional Officers in Latin America and Asia-Pacific
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has decided to install Chief Regional Officers to serve as its Group representatives in the Latin America and Asia-Pacific regions. In their positions the new Chief Regional Officers will determine how operations in their respective regions should be managed ACN Newswire

SGX Securities Market Benefits from Recent Initiatives
Singapore Exchange (SGX) today issued its second edition of the Securities Market Quality Indicators Report ACN Newswire

Q&A: MediciNova CEO, Dr. Yuichi Iwaki on his firm's pipeline, upcoming milestones and recent clinical trial results
By M.E. GarzaDr. Yuichi Iwaki, President and CEO of Nasdaq listed small-cap MediciNova, Inc. (NASDAQ:MNOV) took the time to answer BioMedReports' questions about his firm's pipeline, upcoming milestones and recent clinical trial results.BioMedReports: Your company is focused on a treatment for ""acute exacerbations of asthma ACN Newswire

Spikes Asia Announces Five Further Juries
Spikes Asia, the regional creative advertising and communications festival for Asia Pacific, taking place 16-18 September in Singapore, is pleased to announce a further five of the ten juries that will be present in Singapore to judge this year's awards: Direct and Promo & Activation, Digital & Mobile, Media, PR and Design ACN Newswire

Web Applications May Experience More Than 2,700 Attack Incidents Per Year
Media Contact:Fitzgerald Barth(415) 432-2457fitzgerald.barth@lewispulse.comThird Semi-Annual Web Application Attack Report from Imperva Finds Web Applications Under Attack One Third of the Time; SQL Injection Remains Most Popular VectorREDWOOD SHORES, Calif. - August 7, 2012 - Imperva, Inc ACN Newswire

New Leadership Team for CASBAA
The CASBAA Board of Directors has announced the appointment of a new leadership team, as the Asia Pacific multichannel TV industry enters a time of unprecedented change.With the appointment of Christopher Slaughter as Chief Executive Officer designate, John Medeiros will be promoted to the new role of Chief Policy Officer and will become Senior Government Relations Advisor to the Board ACN Newswire

Exclusive Interview of Zhang Lan - South Beauty Goes Global After 12 Years of Metamorphosis
South Beauty, a renowned Chinese catering brand that specialises in Sichuan cuisine, opened its first branch in Taipei in early 2012. The debut symbolized a significant move of the brand to go global after 12 years of transformation. Its founder andchairman of the board, Ms. Zhang Lan, is a legendary business woman well known across the straits ACN Newswire

IT Professionals Cautious Despite High Recruitment Demand - Robert Walters
Robert Walters Japan recently released its 2012 Half-year Market Update focussing on information technology-related positions. Through quarters one and two 2012, IT professionals remained cautious about looking for new jobs due to global economic uncertainty ACN Newswire

NYSE Volume Leaders for Monday, August 6th (BAC, KCG, BBY, AIG, C, NOK, GE, S, PBR, PFE, CHK, NLY, F)
Here are today's NYSE volume leaders as reported by Equity Briefing and Analyst Ratings Network ( of America (BAC) is trading up 2.96% and was last sold at $7.65. The stock traded as high as $7.67 and as low as $7.44. BAC had previously closed at $7.43. 86,758,624 shares of the stock traded hands today.Knight Capital Group Inc. (KCG) is trading down 22 ACN Newswire

NASDAQ Volume Leaders for Monday, August 6th (SIRI, CSCO, FB, ZNGA, MSFT, ONNN, INTC, MU, NWSA, ORCL)
Here are today's NASDAQ volume leaders as reported by Equity Briefing and Analyst Ratings Network ( XM Radio Inc. (SIRI) is trading up 2.31% and was last sold at $2.21. The stock traded as high as $2.23 and as low as $2.17. SIRI had previously closed at $2.16. 56,886,804 shares of the stock traded hands today.Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) is trading up 2 ACN Newswire

Healthcare Review: Sunshine Heart, ISIS Pharmaceuticals & Pluristem Jump, Exelixis Slides
U.S. Stocks extended its Friday's rally with the major indices moved up another 0.50% as investors continued to cheer the job reports of Friday. U.S. added as much as 163,000 jobs in the month of July. The Institute for Supply Management's index of U.S. non-manufacturing activity rose to 52.6 in July from 52.1 in June ACN Newswire

Equity Briefing: Earnings Results for August 6th: MR, MTW, NRP, OAS, PAA, PLT, POWI, PRA, QLTY, SB, SGMS
A number of companies released their quarterly earnings results today, as reported by Analyst Ratings Network ( and Equity Briefing:Mindray Medical International Limited (NYSE: MR) released its earnings data on Monday. The company reported $0.50 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.03 ACN Newswire

Baja Appoints New Directors
Baja Mining Corp. ("Baja") (TSX: BAJ)(OTCQX: BAJFF) announces that Peter Clausi and Ross Glanville have been appointed to the Baja's board of directors to fill the vacancies caused by the resignations of directors Stephen Lehner and Ken Murphy announced on August 1, 2012. MarketWire

National University to Offer Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree Program
National University, the second-largest private, nonprofit institution of higher education in California and the 12th-largest in the United States, will be launching an online Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree program in early 2013, the University announced today MarketWire

ECU-Line Inks Software Agreement With Catapult
Catapult International, a logistics software and rate management company, has been awarded a long-term contract with ECU International to provide its cloud-based technology system for the global ocean consolidation services company. MarketWire Announces the Addition of Yonka, one of the most trusted online sources for high-performance luxury skin care and beauty essentials, has added the skin care brand Yonka to its assortment of premium beauty products. MarketWire

TNI BioTech, Inc., in Partnership With GB Oncology and Imaging Group LTD., Signs Agreement With the Republic of Malawi
TNI BioTech, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TNIB) announced today that the Company, under its joint venture agreement with GB Oncology and Imaging Group LTD ("GBOIG"), signed a letter of intent agreement to open and operate clinics for oncology and the treatment of HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases in the Republic of Malawi, Africa. MarketWire

Leo Manzano Speeds to Silver for the USA in 2012 Olympic Games
Leo Manzano in his signature style fought his way to the front of the fiercely competitive international pack to earn a silver medal tonight at the men's 1500 meter final. Ever since becoming a competitive runner in the United States, Manzano's dream has been to stand on the podium representing the United States. His official time is his season's best at 3:34.79 MarketWire

Have Some Fun With Great Flavors
(Family Features) You don't have to be a gourmet chef to add great flavor to your favorite recipes. In fact, you probably already have what you need in your pantry to make something that will excite your taste buds. MarketWire

Governors From Nation's Largest Region to Discuss Jobs, Investment and Trade in the American South
While the nation's economy continues its slow recovery, governors in the American South are stepping up their economic development efforts to increase trade, attract business and investments, improve infrastructure and support increased activity in advanced manufacturing. MarketWire

Turquoise Hill Resources New Trading Symbol "TRQ"to be Effective From August 8, 2012
Turquoise Hill Resources(TSX: IVN)(NYSE: IVN)(NASDAQ: IVN) today announced that the company's new trading symbol "TRQ" will become effective at the opening of trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange, the New York Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ Stock Market on August 8, 2012. The new trading symbol is the result of the company's new name, which went into effect on August 2, 2012. MarketWire

Sporting Goods Reseller Says Buying Used Sporting Equipment Can Save Families 55% or More Over the Cost of Buying New
For many students, the new school year marks the start of the school sports season -- where aspiring young athletes return to familiar sports or decide to try their hand at a new one MarketWire

National PTA Heads to the White House
More than 150 Parent Teacher Association (PTA) leaders representing 41 states, Washington, D.C., and Department of Defense schools in Europe will head to the White House on Friday, August 10th for a day-long briefing with top Administration officials to discuss challenges facing our nation's schools and communities. MarketWire

Marine Drive Mobile Adds Executive from Coupons, Inc. to Its Advisory Board
Marine Drive Mobile Corp. (OTCBB: MDMC) ("Marine Drive" or the "Company") announced today that they have added Tim Kane to their Advisory board. MarketWire

Martin Solveig Set to "SMASH" America; Superstar DJ/Producer Sets U.S. Release for Worldwide Blockbuster LP; Collection Features Array of Dancefloor Hits, Including Global #1 Sensation, "Hello" and MTV VMA-Nominated "The Night Out"; North American Live Schedule Includes Electric Zoo and Madonna's 20
Big Beat recording artist Martin Solveig has announced the US release of his worldwide blockbuster album, "SMASH." The collection will be available digitally August 21st; a physical release will follow on September 18th. MarketWire

ENLASO Corporation Adds Globalization Mapping Solutions to Its List of Services
ENLASO Corporation, in its ongoing commitment to providing its clients with the most effective means for succeeding in international markets, has recently added Globalization Mapping Solutions to its list of services. MarketWire

Heath Morrison's 'Pun-Unciate' Rekindles Love of Language
Everyone gets bored; everyone uses language; and everyone needs a laugh now and then. That's why Heath Morrison came out with "Pun-Unciate" ( MarketWire

Quick-Med Technologies Announces Expanded Regulatory Clearance for Stay Fresh(R) Antimicrobial
Quick-Med Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: QMDT) (PINKSHEETS: QMDT), a leader in developing next generation antimicrobial technologies for the healthcare and consumer markets, announced today that it has received an amended registration from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the Company's proprietary Stay Fresh® Antimicrobial. MarketWire

ESP Resources' Subsidiary Completes Filing for Certification in Papua New Guinea
ESP Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: ESPI) (the "Company" or "ESP Resources"), an oil and gas services company, today announced that through its wholly-owned subsidiary in Panama, ESP Corporation, S.A MarketWire

Sigma's Z-Wave Approved for Use in Home Control Devices in Japan
Sigma Designs (NASDAQ: SIGM), a leading provider of System-on-Chip (SoC) solutions for home entertainment connectivity and control, has announced that Japan's Ministry of Public Management, Home Affairs, and Telecommunications, has approved a radio frequency range for low-power RF device usage in Japan MarketWire

3C Network Launches 3C Hub to Help Roofing Contractors Steer Sales and Operations
Today many roofing contractors lack the technology to pull the various forms of software together that they use, such as QuickBooks, aerial CAD measurements, software to interface with and query the customer database, word processing, estimating and project management. 3C Network (www.3C MarketWire

Overhill Farms to Issue Third Quarter Results and Hold Conference Call on August 14, 2012
Overhill Farms, Inc. (NYSE MKT: OFI) today announced that the Company anticipates announcing third quarter 2012 results on Tuesday, August 14, 2012. MarketWire

Dan Mundle to Lead Business Development for Swinerton Builders Washington
After an extensive search, Dan Mundle has been chosen by Swinerton Builders Washington to expand their Special Projects portfolio, focusing on new opportunities within the Medical, Interiors, and High-Tech markets MarketWire

Network Global Logistics Announces Management Changes, Setting the Stage for Continued Organic Growth and Acquisitions
Network Global Logistics, the company that pioneered the next flight out business and continues its leadership as a single-source solution for all critical transportation and warehousing needs, today announced the formalization of several important management changes. MarketWire

General Services Administration -- With the Blessing of the Obama White House -- Tells Law Enforcement to "Stand Down" and Not Enforce the Law Against Occupy Protestors According to Records Uncovered by Judicial Watch
Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained records from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) indicating that the General Services Administration (GSA), with the blessing of the Obama White House, instructed law enforcement officers to "stand down" and not arrest "Occupy Portland" protestors who were in violation of the law. MarketWire

MELA Sciences Announces Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results
MELA Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: MELA), the medical device company that has developed and is commercializing MelaFind®, today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012. MarketWire

Apollo Residential Mortgage, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results
Apollo Residential Mortgage, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: AMTG) today reported Operating Earnings (a non-GAAP financial measure as defined below) of $14.1 million, or $0.66 per share, for the three months ended June 30, 2012. Net income for the same period was $26.4 million or $1.24 per share MarketWire

Food On-the-Go, Snacking, Home Cooked Meals, and Late Night Dining Define How and When America Eats
Whether you consider the American cultural landscape to be a melting pot or a salad bowl, one thing's for certain: our mealtime habits are almost as diverse as the medley of cultures that comprise our great nation. We eat both in our cars and at our domestic dining tables; both alone and with groups of friends and family; and both early in the morning and late into the night. MarketWire

Ozoshare Launches as First Social Networking Platform for the Green World
Ozoshare, the first social networking platform dedicated to the green world driven solely by the green interests of its members, marked its public launch today. The new site is the first and only private, secure, user friendly social network dedicated to the green community where members connect and share in an increasingly eco-focused world. MarketWire

Scrubs & Beyond Releases Their Autumn Catalog
As many of us look forward to a change from this year's record heat wave, Scrubs & Beyond announces the release of their new autumn 2012 catalog. Trending this season are chic animal prints from Koi and Landau scrubs, and beautiful colors from MedCouture, Grey's Anatomy, NrG, Crocs, Koi, Urbane, Cherokee, and many more MarketWire

Catalina Health(TM) Announces Initiative to Provide Patients Clearer Medication Information at the Pharmacy
Catalina Health™, along with other health care partners, will launch a quality improvement (QI) initiative with the goal of providing patients clearer medication information when they pick up prescriptions at the pharmacy. Beginning Aug MarketWire

BigMachines Announces BigIdeas Las Vegas 2012
BigMachines, the world leader in SaaS Configuration, Pricing, and Quoting software, will host its annual BigIdeas customer and cloud conference for B2B professionals, November 11-13, 2012 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. This event brings together hundreds of CPQ sales, technology, and business leaders for the largest SaaS event of its kind. MarketWire

Bio-Rad Reports Second-Quarter 2012 Financial Results
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: BIO) and (NYSE: BIO.B), a multinational manufacturer and distributor of life science research and clinical diagnostic products, announced financial results today for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012. MarketWire

Eight U.S. Employers Honored for Programs to Reduce Health Care Disparities in Workplace
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in conjunction with the White House Business Council and the National Business Group on Health, today recognized eight U.S. organizations for their ongoing commitment to reducing health care disparities in the workplace and for supporting a diverse workforce. The eight organizations -- Aetna, Inc., American Express, Cigna, H.J MarketWire

New Products to Add One Hundred Billion Dollars of Value to Pharma Market: Kalorama
New products will add $100 billion to an ailing global pharmaceutical market by 2016, according to Kalorama Information. The healthcare market research publisher says there are an estimated 724 projects in development from the top 50 pharma companies which have the potential to augment the total pharmaceutical market MarketWire

'The Apology' Offers Biting Political Satire
Political humorist Steven Sarshik ( takes aim at former President George W. Bush in his new satirical novel, "The Apology." MarketWire

ServiceSource to Present at Oppenheimer & Co. 15th Annual Technology, Internet & Communications Conference
ServiceSource® (NASDAQ: SREV), the global leader in Service Revenue Management, today announced that management will present at the 15th Annual Technology, Internet & Communication Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston on Tuesday, August 14th. MarketWire

'Devil in Disguise' a Page-Turner Spotlighting Human Trafficking
Activist and novelist Heather Huffman ( finds a new twist for an issue close to her heart -- human trafficking -- in her newest novel, "Devil in Disguise." MarketWire

Mexico Access... the Preferred Way to Book Travel to Mexico
The recent successful launch of has resulted in it becoming one of the most popular sites for booking travel to Mexico, and momentum continues to build. Whether it's a hotel, resort week, tour package, sports travel, custom vacation or more, visitors enjoy exclusive, preferred pricing on all travel to Mexico. MarketWire

Audi Achieves Highest Premium Brand Distinction for 2012 Autobytel and AutoPacific Ideal Vehicle Awards
Audi was named the Highest Premium Brand for the Autobytel and AutoPacific 2012 Ideal Vehicle Awards (IVA). Based on a survey of over 75,000 new car and light truck owners, the IVAs recognize the cars that meet their owner's expectations and desires about their automotive purchases MarketWire

Pericom Semiconductor Reports Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Annual 2012 Financial Results
Pericom Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEM) MarketWire

LRAD Corporation Reports Profitable Fiscal Q3 and Nine Months 2012 Results
LRAD Corporation (NASDAQ: LRAD), the world's leading provider of long range acoustic hailing devices (AHDs), today reported revenues of $3.2 million and net income of $200,000, or $0.01 per diluted share, for its fiscal third quarter ended June 30, 2012. The Company also reported revenues of $9.2 million and net income of $222,000, or $0 MarketWire

Oak Valley Community Bank Announces Promotion
Oak Valley Community Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ: OVLY), announced the promotion of Laura Weaver to Assistant Vice President, Branch Manager of the Bank's Escalon branch. MarketWire

The Venetian(R) Las Vegas Announces Its Biggest Musical Event Ever; Country Music Superstars Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Bring an All-New "Soul2Soul" to the Venetian(R) Las Vegas
Collectively, they've sold 70 million albums, won eight Grammy Awards, 14 Country Music Association Awards, 14 American Music Awards, seven People's Choice Awards and 26 Academy of Country Music Awards. Today, at a live 'town-hall' press conference, The Venetian® Las Vegas announced the biggest musical event in its history -- Tim McGraw and Faith Hill "Soul2Soul MarketWire

GammaTech Durabook Rugged Notebook Chosen by Mobile, Ala., Fire-Rescue
GammaTech Computer Corp., a major international manufacturer and supplier of innovative notebook and tablet computers, has been chosen by the city of Mobile, Ala., to supply vehicles in its Fire-Rescue department with notebook computers. After conducting field tests that included GammaTech and several competitors' products, the city chose the rugged Durabook D14RM MarketWire

American Realty Advisors Completes the Strategic Disposition of Nine Industrial Assets
American Realty Advisors, a leading provider of real estate investment management services for institutional investors, announced today the strategic disposition of over 532,000 SF of industrial properties located across the U.S MarketWire

Zepol Reports July Vessel Imports Rise 9%
Zepol Corporation, the leading trade intelligence company, reports that U.S. import shipment volume for July, measured in TEUs, increased 9% from June and 10.8% from July of 2011 MarketWire

Fulton Financial Corporation to Present at Raymond James Conference
Fulton Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: FULT) today announced that it will participate as a presenter at the Raymond James Bank Conference in Chicago on August 14, 2012. MarketWire

AMA Foundation Presents $10,000 Scholarships to Outstanding Medical Students
The American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation granted Physicians of Tomorrow Awards to eighteen rising fourth-year medical students across the nation. Recipients were nominated by their medical schools and chosen based upon academics, financial need and community involvement. Each student will receive a $10,000 scholarship to defray medical school expenses MarketWire

Judicial Watch Sues Obama Administration for Records About the Failure of Scandal-Ridden Bankrupt MF Global Holdings Ltd.
Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that on July 18, 2012, it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit (Vern McKinley v. Commodity Futures Trading Commission and Securities and Exchange Commission (No MarketWire

AMD to Present at Citi Technology Conference
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Rory Read will present at the Citi Technology Conference 9:45 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, September 4, 2012 in New York City. MarketWire

Adept 2013 Engineering Document Management Software Ships
Synergis Software, developers of the popular Adept engineering document management and product data management solution, today announced that Adept 2013 has been released. "Adept 2013 contains numerous enhancements to our CAD integrations, plus support for the 2013 suite of Autodesk products," says Todd Geiser, Adept product manager MarketWire

Gaming Standards Association (GSA) Gathers Internationally Recognized Experts for a Seminar on Collaboration
The Gaming Standards Association, the world's leading standards-setting organization for the gaming industry, has gathered internationally recognized experts for a thought-provoking seminar! Find out what regulations, online gaming, collaboration and standards have to do with shaping the future of the gaming industry. MarketWire

Atrion Reports Second Quarter Results
Atrion Corporation (NASDAQ: ATRI) today announced that for the second quarter of 2012 diluted earnings per share were down 13% and revenues were down 1% compared to the results for the second quarter of 2011. MarketWire

SCI Engineered Materials, Inc. Reports Second Quarter and Six Month 2012 Results
SCI Engineered Materials, Inc. ("SCI") (OTCQB: SCIA) (OTCBB: SCIA) develops and commercializes technologies and manufactures ceramics and metals for advanced applications in the physical vapor deposition industry, reported its financial results today for the three and six month periods ended June 30, 2012. MarketWire

AMD Appoints John Byrne Chief Sales Officer
AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that John Byrne, AMD general manger of Global Accounts, has been promoted to senior vice president and chief sales officer effective immediately. In this role, Byrne assumes responsibility for ensuring that AMD's worldwide sales organization remains responsive to customer needs while further driving the adoption of AMD innovations by global technology providers MarketWire

Voter Approval Sought for Long Beach Medical Marijuana
Medical Marijuana advocates in Long Beach filed documents yesterday notifying the City of their intent to collect signatures to authorize a Ballot Initiative. The proposed measure would require City officials to regulate medical marijuana dispensaries to comply with California State law MarketWire

Leap2 Reinvents Mobile Search, Introduces "Living Search"
Until now, mobile search was an afterthought -- just desktop search slapped on a smaller screen. Launching today, Leap2 is upending mobile search by creating a platform that leverages new, mobile-specific capabilities including touch navigation, alerts, location, and social media. Plus, Leap2 features the first-ever living search platform. MarketWire

Ascendant Engineering Solutions to Present New Gimbal Technology at AUVSI Unmanned Systems North America 2012
Ascendant Engineering Solutions (AES) is in Las Vegas this week exhibiting at the AUVSI Unmanned Systems North America 2012 Conference. Along with profiling AES's contract engineering services to this key, target market, AES will be presenting multiple, recently developed 'gimbal' stabilized platforms for both defense and film industry applications. MarketWire

Trouble From the Top on Down: Supporters of Scott Salyer, the Controversial Figure Behind the Labyrinthine "Operation Rotten Tomato," Allege That U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and the Dept. of Justice Are Involved in the Set-Up of a Major Produce Expert
As Scott Salyer, the central figure in the controversial case that federal investigators call Operation Rotten Tomato, awaits sentencing, his supporters believe there may be more rotten tomatoes -- some at the top of the justice chain -- than they first realized. MarketWire

Insulet Corporation to Present at the 32nd Annual Canaccord Global Growth Conference
Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ: PODD), the leader in tubeless insulin pump technology with its OmniPod® Insulin Management System, today announced the Company will participate in the 32nd Annual Canaccord Global Growth Conference at the InterContinental Boston. Management is scheduled to present an overview of the Company on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. ET. MarketWire

Casino Enterprise Management Announces 2012 Hospitality Operations Technology (HOT) Award Winners
Casino Enterprise Management is proud to announce the winners of its third annual run of the Hospitality Operations Technology Awards, or HOT Awards. MarketWire

Rmax Adds Jay Saldana as Research and Building Science Engineer
Rmax Operating, LLC announced the hiring of John "Jay" Saldana as a Research and Building Science Engineer assigned to the corporate headquarters in Dallas, Texas. Mr MarketWire

NatureWorks Landscape Services Offers Environmentally Friendly Alternative to Combat Mosquitoes
NatureWorks Landscape Services announces today it is offering an environmentally friendly alternative to combat the potentially dangerous mosquitoes carrying the Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus. MarketWire

Given Imaging Reports Second Quarter 2012 Results
Given Imaging Ltd. (NASDAQ: GIVN) today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012. MarketWire

Computerworld Named Best BtoB Website by ASBPE & TABPI
IDG's Computerworld, the IT media brand dedicated to providing peer perspective, IT leadership and business results, announces that has been recognized twice in the past week as the top BtoB website. The ASBPE Azbee Awards recognized as the Best BtoB Website of the Year and the TABPI Tabbie Awards presented Computerworld MarketWire

Ben Franklin to Invest $559,802 in PA Technology Companies
The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP/NEP) board approved the investment of $559,802 in regional companies. BFTP/NEP is an award-winning, state-funded economic development organization that links early-stage technology firms and established manufacturers with experts, universities, funding, and other resources to help them prosper through innovation MarketWire

Best of Times Announces New Agreement With Top College Teams & NASCAR Drivers
Best of Times, an entertainment equipment and lifestyle company, announced today that it has secured the licenses for more than 30 new college teams, as well as 9 of the top NASCAR drivers. The agreement will increase offerings of the company's flagship product, the Best of Times Bar & Entertainment System, a professional-quality, fully customizable party display MarketWire

Red-Hot Sports Handicapper's Outlaw Sports Offer $99 Football Package
Football season is just around the corner, and one of the hottest sports handicappers, Dominik Chase, is offering bettors 75% off his most popular sports information service until August 15. Outlaw Sports Advisors is a full service sports handicapping group with a penchant for precise money management and consistent winners. MarketWire

Jordan's Furniture Shops for Innovative Financial Solution to Augment Existing ERP System -- Chooses Coda Financials Due to Deep Functionality, Ease of Integration and Usability
For more than 80 years, Greater Boston leading retailer Jordan's Furniture has prided itself on providing "not just a store, it's an experience." At the root of that vision is a deep commitment to innovation, both in the way the company treats employees, partners and customers and in the way it operates MarketWire

Logica Announces New Intelligent Self-Learning Software to Increase Banks' Filtering Systems Efficiency
Logica, a leading technology and business consulting firm, today announced Logica HotScan Intelligent Self-Learning (ISL) software to significantly enhance a bank's filtering system. Heightened regulatory scrutiny and sanctions risk make anti-money laundering (AML) activities a perpetual concern at every bank throughout the world MarketWire

IntelePeer Named to Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal's First Annual Top 50 Largest Private Companies List
IntelePeer, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand, cloud-based communications, today announced it has been named to the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal's Largest Private Companies List for 2012. This is the publication's first annual verified list of the top 50 largest private companies in the Silicon Valley area, ranked by revenue for fiscal year 2011. MarketWire

Syncronys International Announces That They Have Signed a Letter of Intent to Acquire Zillacomm, Inc. and Zillacomm Canada Companies That Are in the Business of Designing and Building Wireless Networks for Major Wireless Companies
Syncronys International (PINKSHEETS: SNTL) MarketWire

BEW Global More Than Doubles Its Revenue in Q1 & Q2 Year- Over-Year
BEW Global announced 2012 revenues through June 30 doubled year-over-year. This 102% revenue growth exemplifies BEW Global's significant momentum and quality reputation in the data protection market, specifically in data loss prevention and ISO 27001 consulting services. MarketWire

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Day of 2012 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders
Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, today announced that the Company's 2012 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (the "Annual Meeting") will be held at the Company's offices located at 10 Skopa Street, Tribune House, 2nd Floor, Office 202, CY 1075, Nicosia, Cyprus, on Monday, October 1, 2012 at 1:00p.m MarketWire

Smart Grids Look to Be a Bright Idea When the Lights Go Out: SBI Energy
Recent blackouts in India and parts of the United States are fresh reminders that grid infrastructure revitalization and improvement are truly global challenges. Service disruptions are another stressor to the global economy, as they produce economic losses through lost business and added costs to energy MarketWire

DryShips Announces Day of 2012 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders
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Benz Communications Announces Bento
Jennifer Benz, founder and CEO of Benz Communications, today announced the launch of Bento, an off-the-shelf, easy-to-customize, use and afford benefits website to enable company-branded year-round benefits communication. Benz Communications is a leading HR and benefits communication strategy firm. MarketWire

AdCare Health Systems Reports Record Second Quarter 2012 Results
AdCare Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE MKT: ADK), a leading long-term care provider, reported results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012. MarketWire

Evolving Systems Reports Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results
Evolving Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVOL) MarketWire

TokBox First to Launch WebRTC Support
TokBox today released the first support for WebRTC as part of its OpenTok Labs program, giving developers access to early-release video communications technology MarketWire

Sourcefire to Present at Upcoming Conference in August
Sourcefire, Inc. (NASDAQ: FIRE), a leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions, today announced its participation at the Pacific Crest Leadership Forum in Vail, CO on August 14th, 2012 at 11:30am MDT. The presentation will be webcast live, and an archive of the presentation will be available for a limited time on the "Investors" page of the Company's website (http://investor.sourcefire MarketWire

Eloqua Announces Closing of Its Initial Public Offering and Exercise of Over-Allotment Option
Eloqua, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELOQ), a leading provider of on-demand Revenue Performance Management solutions, today announced that it has closed its previously announced initial public offering of 8,000,000 shares of common stock at a price to the public of $11.50 per share MarketWire

Dr. Daniel Friedland to Headline the A2Z Health Expo - Los Angeles
Dr. Daniel Friedland will be the keynote speaker at the 6th Annual A2Z Health Expo at the Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles on Thursday, September 6th, 2012 from 4 pm to 10 pm. MarketWire

ARC Reports Results for Second Quarter 2012
ARC (NYSE: ARC), the nation's leading document solutions company for the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry, today reported its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012. MarketWire

Inception Media Group Acquires Four New Films for Long-Term Multi-Platform Distribution
Inception Media Group, LLC, a diversified media company specializing in the production, acquisition and distribution of entertainment content, today announced it has acquired the rights to four films for distribution throughout North America MarketWire

MLC & Associates Celebrates 25 Years of Success and Appoints New President & CEO Prashant Kumar
MLC & Associates, Inc., a management-consulting firm focused on improving clients' people, processes, technology and facilities, is celebrating 25 years of positioning its clients for growth and success and has also announced the promotion of Prashant Kumar to president and CEO to lead the firm's aggressive plans for continued expansion MarketWire

Burnham Benefits Welcomes Ann Stawicki as Its Newest Senior Account Executive
Burnham Benefits Insurance Services, one of the largest employee benefits brokerages in Southern California and one of the few to specialize solely in strategic employee benefits consulting and brokerage services, has welcomed Ann Stawicki to its team of industry experts MarketWire

Kansas City Mobile Application & Software Development Company, Twentyseven Global, Named No. 8 in Flyover 50
Twentyseven Global, a mobile application and software development company, was named No. 8 for fastest growing companies in the Midwest and was ranked No. 1 in the Kansas City area according to Flyover 50. MarketWire

Propel Fuels and First to Enable Drivers to Offset Emissions at the Pump
Propel Fuels (, a leading retailer of renewable fuels, has become the first company to enable consumers to offset their driving emissions at the pump any time they fill their tank. Propel's flagship Clean Mobility Center in Fullerton, Calif. offers customers the option to offset their carbon emissions by funding clean air projects through the Foundation (www MarketWire

HKN Announces Second Quarter 2012 Results
HKN, Inc. (NYSE MKT: HKN) ("HKN" or "the Company") today reported its interim financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2012. MarketWire

The Lodge at Woodloch Unharnesses Unbridled Bliss
This summer, guests at The Lodge at Woodloch will have something besides their excitement to rein in. The award-winning destination spa resort just announced the addition of their new Equine Program, Unbridled Bliss. For the past 2 years, yoga instructor (and certified equine manager) Alicia Shook has been working on developing the program in partnership with a local stable MarketWire

Tips for Preventing, Treating Baseball Back Injuries From Dr. Bryan Massoud, Spine Centers of America
As the baseball season draws to a close, many athletes are deciding how to cope with injuries sustained while playing the classic American game. According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), the most common baseball injuries involve soft tissue like muscle pulls, ligament damage, cuts and bruises MarketWire

Realogy Reports Financial Results for Second Quarter 2012
Realogy Corporation, a global leader in residential real estate services, today reported results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012. Realogy's net revenue for the second quarter was $1.3 billion, an increase of 11% compared to 2011. Realogy's EBITDA for the quarter was $203 million, a year-over-year increase of $16 million, or 9% MarketWire

MapR to Host Webinar Featuring Independent Research Firms on Hadoop in the Cloud
MapR Technologies, Inc., the provider of the open, enterprise-grade distribution for Apache Hadoop, is hosting an upcoming one-hour webinar featuring GigaOM, Neuralytix and Dragon Slayer Consulting: "Considerations for Hadoop in the Cloud." MarketWire

IDO Security Wins Austrian Tender and Supplies Multiple MagShoe Units to Vienna International Airport
IDO Security Inc. (OTCBB: IDOI), developer of the innovative MagShoe™ shoe scanning device (SSD), today announced that following its successful participation in a competitive tender of the Austrian Airports Authority, it has won the tender for multiple units of the MagShoe and has installed the units in the Vienna International Airport. MarketWire

Arnel Capili, Send Word Now's Dedicated AsiaPac Regional Sales Manager, Elected to Vice President of IAEM Asia Council
Send Word Now, the leading worldwide provider of emergency notification and incident management services, announced today that Arnel Capili, the company's dedicated sales representative for the Asia-Pacific region, has been elected to the role of Vice President of the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) Asia Council. MarketWire

Michigan Retail Appliance Stores Offering Sales and Service: A Better Consumer Choice Reports Michigan Business Biography Sponsored by Industry Visions on NBC 25 News
Michigan Business Biography is a television news presentation sponsored by Industry Visions on the NBC 25 Michigan morning news. The scope of the program is to present an up close and personal insight into Michigan entrepreneurs that have developed successful businesses MarketWire

Swedish Medical Center Reports Market-Leading Wellness Engagement: 86% Participate in New Wellness and Prevention Plan Powered by Limeade
Limeade today announced that 86% of benefits-eligible employees at Swedish Medical Center achieved their initial wellness program goals, including completion of a well-being assessment and a preventive care examination. These results, achieved in the first ten weeks of the new program, outpaced the 50% preventive care exam participation rate achieved during the prior three years combined MarketWire

California's Restaurant Industry Set to Convene at the Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo in Anaheim Starting on Sunday
Since 1936 thousands of restaurant and foodservice industry professionals have attended The Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo. There will be dozens of exciting special events and educational programs plus hundreds of companies showcasing new products at this trade show and conference taking place at the Anaheim Convention Center from August 12-14, 2012 MarketWire

Nimbula and MapR Technologies Deliver the Industry's First Turnkey Hadoop Solution for the Private Cloud
Nimbula, the Cloud Operating System Company, today introduced its elastic Hadoop solution with MapR Technologies, the provider of the open, enterprise-grade distribution for Apache Hadoop, to help customers get their Hadoop cluster running on a Nimbula Director-based cloud in minutes MarketWire

Daniel Angres, MD, Addiction Psychiatrist "Top Doctor" Releases Treatment Manual
Addiction Psychiatrist and Medical Director of Resurrection Behavioral Health - Addiction Services, Daniel Angres, MD, released his book Positive Sobriety: A Comprehensive, Integrated, and Evidence-based Approach to Addiction Treatment. The 242-page book is evidence-based, meaning it is predicated on scientific findings in addition to 27 years of clinical observation MarketWire

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

LYFE Kitchen Brings Delicious, Good-for-You Meals to the Homes of Seattle Residents
Beginning in August, LYFE Kitchen, a lifestyle brand of good tasting, good-for-you food including a restaurant in Palo Alto and ready-to-eat retail products, will launch a new product line available on AmazonFresh,'s online grocery delivery service offered to Seattle-area residents. MarketWire

Cottonwood Area Transit Implements RouteMatch Software in Four Weeks to Support Long-Term Strategy for Fixed Route and Traveler Information Services and Building Community Partnerships
Cottonwood Area Transit (CAT), a transit agency serving the Arizona communities of Cottonwood, Sedona, and Clarkdale, recently implemented RouteMatch Software's paratransit solution in four weeks, meeting their aggressive timeline by utilizing RouteMatch's Cloud Services/hosted solution and a streamlined training process for their staff. MarketWire

eQuest Adds Another One Hundred Million Job Board Performance Records -- Now at Over 1.1 Billion
eQuest today announced that its "Big Data" program has collected an additional 100 million job board data records -- increasing its database to 1.1 Billion records. eQuest consultants utilize this highly prized data to develop more effective recruitment strategies, reduce spending, and target candidates faster for their customers MarketWire

Parvus Introduces Sandy / Ivy Bridge Core i7 Mission Computer Subsystem for Tactical Military & Aerospace Apps
(Booth #2157 AUVSI Unmanned Systems Expo) - Eurotech subsidiary Parvus announces the DuraCOR 80-40, a rugged Commercial-Off the Shelf (COTS) tactical mission computer subsystem based on the high performance Intel Core i7 Sandy Bridge and Ivy Bridge processors with a high-speed, stackable PCI-Express bus (PCIe/104) architecture for I/O card expansion MarketWire

Jenne, Inc.'s Service Outpaces Competition, Winning Ongoing Business From Major Extreme Networks Integrator Delta Network Services
Jenne, Inc., a leading value-added distributor of IP telephony, audio and video conferencing, unified communications, data networking and IT security products, has earned the business of Delta Network Services -- a respected networking system integrator headquartered in the Detroit, Michigan area MarketWire to Release Q2 Financial Results on August 21st, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SEEK), an emerging leader in the vertical and Local search space, today announced that it will release its financial results for the first six months of 2012 after the market close on August 21st. MarketWire

Metier Wins North Bay Business Journal's Best Places to Work Award Two Years in a Row
Métier, Ltd., The PPM Company™, announced today that they have been named one of the Best Places to Work by the North Bay Business Journal for the second consecutive year. As a member of the North Bay business community, Métier is incredibly honored by this recognition. MarketWire

Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce Reports Optimistic Upturn for Utah Commercial Real Estate Market in Q2
Commerce Real Estate Solutions, an independently owned and operated member of the Cushman & Wakefield Alliance (, released its Marketbeat Snapshot reports detailing the second quarter status of the commercial real estate market in Utah. MarketWire

Inktank Expands Management Team, Hires CTO James Duncan
Inktank, the only company to provide enterprise-level support for the Ceph open source distributed storage system, today announced three new hires to its growing management team: CTO James Duncan; VP, Professional Services, Russell Kojima; and VP, Marketing, Debbie Moynihan. MarketWire

School of Visual Arts Chooses Visual Magnetics for Social Innovation Lab Installations
MarketWire Launches New Features Including Cost-per-Lead (CPL) Payouts, which fuels the online psychic industry with the market's most advanced webcam chat platform, has found new opportunities for affiliates to increase conversions and generate revenue. continues to keep the user experience as their primary objective, which in turn increases the payout possibilities for affiliates. MarketWire

Michigan Government Agencies Enhanced System Saves on Procurement Costs With IPT by BidNet
Interactive Procurement Technologies by BidNet (IPT) launches a new version of the Michigan Inter-governmental Trade Network (MITN) Purchasing System enabling local government agencies in Michigan to cut procurement costs. MarketWire

Jerry Archer Joins Board of Directors of Cloud Data Encryption Provider Vaultive
Vaultive, a provider of cloud data encryption solutions that enable organizations to leverage the economy and efficiency of cloud computing while maintaining the data security, control and compliance advantages of on-premise computing, today announced that noted security industry luminary Jerry Archer has joined the company's Board of Directors MarketWire

X-ES Rugged Single Board Computer Running Cisco Unified Communications Manager Certified by JITC for Secure Military Applications
Extreme Engineering Solutions, Inc. (X-ES) rugged 3U CompactPCI Single Board Computer (SBC) is a supported platform for Cisco Unified Communications Manager Version 8.6, which has been placed on the Unified Capabilities (UC) Approved Product List (APL) as a Local Session Controller (LSC) for operation on the U.S. Department of Defense communications networks MarketWire

ZyXEL Launches Palm-Sized Wireless Range Extender
ZyXEL Communications, a leading provider of secure broadband networking, Internet access, connected home and routing products, today introduced the WRE2205 802.11n wireless range extender. The device plugs into any electrical outlet and boosts a network's wireless signal to extend coverage throughout the home and backyard. MarketWire

Seven Arts Entertainment Announces a Stock Repurchase Program
Seven Arts Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ: SAPX) ("Seven Arts" or the "Company") announced today that its Board of Directors has authorized the adoption of a Stock Repurchase Program, pursuant to which the Company may repurchase up to $250,000 of its currently outstanding common stock at prevailing market prices up to $.10, as adjusted for any stock split MarketWire

Trulia Reveals Asking Prices Up for Sixth Straight Month, Boosted by Fewer Vacancies and Job Growth
Trulia today released the latest findings from the Trulia Price Monitor and the Trulia Rent Monitor, the earliest leading indicators available of trends in home prices and rents MarketWire

Majesco Entertainment Announces Pitbull and LMFAO Add-On Tracks for Zumba(R) Fitness Rush
Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative provider of video games for the mass market, announced today the release of the downloadable Hip-Hop Style Pack for Zumba® Fitness Rush MarketWire

Dentsu America Announces Appointment of Jeff Hinson as Account Lead on New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation Team
Dentsu America has named Jeff Hinson as their local account lead for the New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation (NOTMC). MarketWire

Logicworks Unveils New Public Cloud Offering
Logicworks, a global leader in cloud computing and managed hosting, today announced new updates to its public cloud platform that will bring enhanced management capabilities and cost savings to customers MarketWire

'The Book of Mormon' Dethrones Justin Bieber in Top Event Rankings
After two consecutive months at No. 1 in TicketNews®' Monthly Top Events rankings, pop superstar Justin Bieber was knocked out of the top spot by Broadway favorite "The Book of Mormon" for the month, as compiled from July 1-31, 2012. MarketWire

Dutch Gold Resources Announces Further Results From Nicaragua Bulk Testing
Dutch Gold Resources, Inc. (OTCQB: DGRI) (PINKSHEETS: DGRI) (the "Company") is pleased to announce today that it has received the results from its recent bulk sample in Nicaragua. The Company confirms that it has made an initial decision as to the optimal recovery method for its joint venture. MarketWire

Las Vegas X Train Chooses "Green" R&O Construction Company
Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc. (X Train) (OTCQB: XTRN), the company building a luxury passenger train with planned rail service between Southern CA and Las Vegas, announced today the selection of R&O Construction as the general contractor for the X Train's Las Vegas Station. R&O Construction is a national general contractor firm MarketWire

Astro-Med, Inc. to Announce Second Quarter Fiscal 2013 Sales and Earnings on August 21
Astro-Med, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALOT), a manufacturer of high tech specialty printers, test and measurement systems, and electronic medical instrumentation, will announce its financial results for the Second Quarter ended July 28, 2012 on August 21, 2012. MarketWire

Argentex Trenches 2.5 Meters Grading 4,709.6 g/t Ag and 0.30 g/t Au at Pinguino Project
Argentex Mining Corporation ("Argentex" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: ATX)(OTCQB: AGXMF) is pleased to release final trenching results from the Company's Phase VIII exploration program, which was completed on June 1, 2012 at its 100%-owned silver-gold and polymetallic Pinguino property in Santa Cruz province, Argentina. MarketWire

W. P. Carey Announces Second Quarter Financial Results
Investment firm W. P. Carey & Co. LLC (NYSE: WPC) today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012. MarketWire

Advanced Defense Technologies, Inc. (ADTI) and Joint Venture Partner Halberd Corporation Focus on Sales Contracts for Sense and Avoid Enabled UAVs and Drones
Advanced Defense Technologies, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ADCF) announced today that the Company and its joint venture partner Halberd Corporation (PINKSHEETS: HALB), a manufacturer of both short- and long-range Unmanned Aircraft, have been focusing on completing sales contracts for Sense & Avoid enabled UAVs and drones. MarketWire

Distinguished Executive and Philanthropist Jack Rosen Joins Fusion Board of Directors
Fusion Telecommunications International, Inc. (OTCBB: FSNN) today announced that Jack Rosen, Chairman of the American Council for World Jewry, Inc., current President of the American Jewish Congress, and founder and Chief Executive Officer of the New York real estate firm, Rosen Partners LLC, has recognized Fusion by joining its Board of Directors. In this capacity, Mr MarketWire

ShopIgniter Delivers 345% Year Over Year Growth
Enabling brands and retailers to promote and sell products using social media has proven a compelling combination for ShopIgniter, who announced today that its Q2 revenue grew 285 percent over Q2 2011 and its Q2 recurring revenue grew 345 percent year over year MarketWire

Penske Truck Leasing Treasurer to Retire; Scott Cebul Appointed Successor
Penske Truck Leasing, Co., L.P. ("PTL") today announced its Treasurer Wayne Angelbeck plans to retire in the first quarter of 2013 after 30 years of service with the company. MarketWire

mPhase to Explore Possibility of Complementing Its Smart NanoBattery With New Printing Technologies Utilizing Graphene and Other Advanced Materials
mPhase Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: XDSL) said today that it is exploring complementing its Smart NanoBattery with new printing technologies utilizing Graphene and other advanced new materials. MarketWire

REPEAT-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

Provident New York Bancorp Announces Capital Raise of $46 Million
Provident New York Bancorp (NYSE: PBNY) (the "Company"), parent company of Provident Bank, announced today that it has sold directly to several institutional investors an aggregate of 6,258,504 shares of its common stock at a price of $7.35 per share. The price represents approximately a 3 MarketWire

HHII to Expand Product Offerings That Are Central to Home Health Environment
Home Health International Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HHII), a Medicare-certified home health agency and durable medical equipment (DME) supplier, is expanding its medical supplies and equipment offerings to include a wider breadth of products that are frequently used in the home health care environment. MarketWire

41st Parameter Warns That London Olympics Could Be a Win for Fraudsters
41st Parameter, the global leader in fraud detection and prevention, warns that online retailers may be at heightened risk for fraud during the 2012 London Olympics. High transaction volumes coupled with a demonstrably poor fraud prevention track record in the United Kingdom mean the Games may contribute to higher than anticipated losses MarketWire

FreeMonee Network Raises $34 Million, More Than Three Times Its Series A Round
FreeMonee Network, the world's first and only provider of consumer gift incentives, today announced $34 million in investment funding led by Charles E. Ryan, current Chairman of UFG Asset Management and former Chief Country Officer and CEO of Deutsche Bank Group in Russia MarketWire

Media6Degrees Expands Sales and Marketing Teams
Media6Degrees (m6d), the advertising technology pioneer that redefines marketing through its ProspectRank™ platform, announced today that it has expanded its marketing and sales teams to include Avani Modi as Director of Marketing and Nadine Watson as Director of Sales, Southeast MarketWire

Plumas Bancorp Reports Second Quarter Earnings
Plumas Bancorp (NASDAQ: PLBC), a bank holding company and the parent company of Plumas Bank, today announced second quarter 2012 earnings of $633 thousand, more than five times the earnings of $101 thousand during the second quarter of 2011. For the six months ended June 30, 2012, Plumas Bancorp reported net income of $857 thousand MarketWire

Stafford Custom Shaft Collars Solve Mechanical Design Problems
Stafford Manufacturing Corp. specializes in producing custom manufactured shaft collars that can be engineered to perform multiple functions and can be machined from a wide variety of materials to meet very specific OEM requirements. MarketWire

Meller Optics' Gugolz Pitch for Polishing Optics Is All-Natural
Meller Optics, Inc. provides a full line of optical polishing pitch that is made from all-natural wood resin, rather than petroleum byproducts. It is ready to use and offered in various grades and melting points to precisely match the optics being polished. MarketWire

Rex-Cut Type 1 Abrasive Wheels Remove Braze to Leave Paintable Finish
Rex-Cut Abrasives has introduced Type 1 non-woven cotton fiber abrasive wheels that are ideally suited for mechanically removing braze and residual oxides from large assemblies. Especially effective for robotic applications, they come in a wide range of sizes. MarketWire

Flingo Provides NETGEAR NeoTV With New Original Content
Flingo (, the largest publisher of Smart TV apps, announced today the availability of five new TV channels on the NETGEAR® NeoTV™ and NeoTV Pro Streaming Players, complementing the hundreds of streaming channels already available for instant streaming MarketWire

Funambol Webinar "Personal Cloud Crystal Ball: What's Next for Users and the Industry?" Unveils the Future of Digital Lockers
Funambol, the leading provider of white-label personal cloud solutions for mobile providers and telcos, is hosting a free webinar on August 23rd at 8am PDT/11am EDT/4pm UK that examines the future of the personal cloud MarketWire

The Road Less Traveled: SHIFT Communications Initiates ESOP to Benefit All Employees
While the acquisition of most creative agencies results in a big payday for a select few senior employees, SHIFT Communications, Inc. chose a different path. In keeping with the Agency founders' goal to put their people first, today the nationwide social media public relations agency announced the debut of an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) MarketWire

Mitratech Announces Interact 2012 Conference on Legal and Compliance Technology
Mitratech, the leader in enterprise legal management solutions including matter management, e-billing and GRC management automation announced today the agenda for its annual Interact 2012 conference, the company's most comprehensive forum on legal and compliance technology to date. This year's conference, held Oct MarketWire

Openet Enables Leading Broadband Provider to Offer Customers a Unique View Into Usage History
Openet, a global leader of real-time transaction management software for network operators, today announced that one of the largest providers of video, high-speed data and voice services in the United States has successfully deployed a comprehensive suite of Openet products enabling its cable customers to monitor how much broadband is used each month. MarketWire

Biostem U.S., Corporation Appoints Marina Pizarro, M.D. to Scientific and Medical Board of Advisors (SAMBA)
Biostem U.S., Corporation (OTCQB: HAIR) (PINKSHEETS: HAIR) (Biostem, the Company), a fully reporting public company in the stem cell regenerative medicine sciences sector, announced the appointment of Marina Pizarro, M.D. to its Scientific and Medical Board of Advisors (SAMBA). Chief Executive Officer Dwight Brunoehler stated, "The addition of Dr MarketWire

Qualstar Announces End of Life for TLS-8000 and RLS-8000 Libraries
Qualstar Corporation (NASDAQ: QBAK), a manufacturer of data security and archive storage solutions and high efficiency power supplies under the N2Power brand, today announced that it has ended production of the TLS-8000 and RLS-8000 tape library families. Warranties, technical support and service programs are unaffected by this announcement MarketWire

Fortinet(R) Earns NSS Labs' 'Recommended' Rating in 2012 Network Intrusion Prevention Comparative Testing
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) -- a world leader in high-performance network security -- today announced that it has earned the NSS Labs 'Recommended' rating in their most recent network intrusion prevention comparative test. MarketWire

Drug Companies Are Teaming With Academic Medical Centers to Create New Medicines, According to Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development
Drug developers are forging new ways to work with academic medical centers to create the next generation of breakthrough medicines, which is changing the way drug companies do science, according to a panel of leaders from the research-based drug industry recently convened by the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development. MarketWire

HSBC Private Banking Unit Renews Relationship for SEI Global Wealth Services
SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC) announced today that the company's initial client for its Global Wealth Services, HSBC Private Bank (UK), has signed an extension to their contract cementing their relationship with SEI through June 2015. MarketWire

Richmond Fed's Economic Quarterly Addresses Bankruptcy and the Orderly Liquidation Authority
In response to the financial crisis of 2007-2008, Congress created the Orderly Liquidation Authority (OLA) as part of its financial regulatory reform bill, the Dodd-Frank Act MarketWire

Zayo Expands Its Network in Las Vegas
Zayo announces the expansion of its Las Vegas, NV network with the addition of 155 new route miles. This fiber build, which is in support of a large customer expansion, will extend Zayo's fiber reach in Nevada both in downtown Las Vegas and nearby areas. MarketWire

Applied DNA Sciences Expands Plant and Personnel
Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (OTCBB: APDN) (Twitter: @APDN), a provider of DNA-based anti-counterfeiting technology and product authentication solutions, announced today that it has significantly expanded its office, production, and laboratory space and increased its personnel MarketWire

Online Reputation Management Clients Agree: Chick-fil-A Should Seek Damage Control From Profile Defenders
Chick-fil-A has become the center of controversy after CEO Dan Cathy publicly stated that the company does not advocate gay marriage. To complicate matters further, Chick-fil-A has been accused of creating fake Facebook accounts to protect itself against heated posters MarketWire

SPAR Group Reports 53% Increase in Second Quarter, Year-Over-Year Revenue to $24.3 Million
SPAR Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGRP) (the "Company" or "SPAR Group"), a leading supplier of retail merchandising and other marketing services throughout the United States and internationally, today announced second quarter 2012 financial results, including revenue of $24.3 million, gross profit of $6.7 million and net income attributable to SPAR Group, Inc. of $718,000 MarketWire

Protech Associates Selects DPR Group for Strategic Public Relations and Marketing
DPR Group, Inc., a full-service public relations and marketing agency serving a broad range of technology companies, announced today that Protech Associates, Inc. (Protech), the world's first and leading provider of cloud-based association management software (AMS) powered by Microsoft Dynamics® CRM, has selected the firm to provide strategic public relations and marketing services. MarketWire

LRAD Corporation Receives $1.9 Million LRAD(R) Systems and Support Equipment Order From U.S. Army Reserves
LRAD Corporation (NASDAQ: LRAD), the world's leading provider of long range acoustic hailing devices (AHDs), announced today it has received a new $1.9 million order from the U.S. Army Reserves for LRAD 500X™ and LRAD 100X™ systems and support equipment including vehicle mounts and wireless kits. The order is scheduled to ship this quarter. MarketWire

Ingen Technologies Receives Confirmation of Purchase Order for Approximately 8,000 Oxyview(R) Units Valued at Approximately $160,000
Ingen Technologies, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: IGNT), an emerging medical device manufacturer with proprietary medical products for the growing $4B respiratory markets, announced today that the company has agreed to deliver approximately 8,000 Oxyview units in value of $160,000. MarketWire

DiMi Telematics International Issues Corporate Update
DiMi Telematics International, Inc. (OTCQB: DIMI) (PINKSHEETS: DIMI), an environmentally-centric, cloud-based M2M (Machine-to-Machine) communications solutions provider, today issued a formal corporate update providing insight and perspective on recent corporate developments and on the Company's key goals and objectives for the coming year. MarketWire

Baja Mining Signs Second Standstill Agreement With Lenders
Baja Mining Corp. ("Baja") (TSX: BAJ)(OTCQX: BAJFF) today announced that the lenders to its 70% owned subsidiary, Minera y Metalurgica del Boleo S.A. de C.V. ("MMB") have agreed to a new standstill agreement in relation to the Boleo project financing MarketWire

TransUnion Reports Second Quarter 2012 Results
TransUnion Corp. ("TransUnion" or the "Company") today announced results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012(1). MarketWire

Endeavour Silver Reports Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results; Arranges $75 Million Revolving Bank Line of Credit With Scotiabank; Q2 2012 Conference Call at 10 am PDT, Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Endeavour Silver Corp. (TSX: EDR)(NYSE: EXK)(FRANKFURT: EJD) announced today its financial and operating results and unaudited condensed consolidated interim financial statements for the Second Quarter, 2012 MarketWire

Michael Phelps and Gabby Douglas Win Gold in Social Media Mentions Halfway Through the Olympics
Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE: AMD) -- With 1,060,938 social mentions through Sunday, the first graphic shows that American swimmer Michael Phelps is the most popular athlete in social media discussions online mid-way through the 2012 Olympics, as evidenced by the amount of social shares according to data from AddThis MarketWire

Inband Software Offers DSP Development Services for Tensilica Customers
Tensilica®, Inc. today announced that Inband Software has worked closely with Tensilica on several HiFi Audio/Voice DSP (digital signal processor) porting projects and is now an Authorized Software Partner in the Xtensions™ Network. MarketWire

Readyforce Presents "Hacker Tour 2012" -- Recruiting at 25 Campuses to Create a Better Way for Fast-Growing Tech Companies to Recruit Engineering Students
Readyforce announces Hacker Tour 2012 as the new model in scalable, economical college recruiting for fast growing tech companies. Readyforce is representing sponsoring companies as Hacker Tour 2012 travels to 25 campuses this fall, connecting sponsors with 20,000 of the best engineering and computer science candidates in the U.S MarketWire

Actify Joins the Automotive Industry Action Group as a Member
Actify Inc., a global leader in visual product knowledge solutions, today announced that the company has become a member of the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG). Based in Southfield, Michigan, the not-for-profit association is an organization where members from a diverse group develop recommendations and a framework for the improvement of quality in the Automotive Industry. MarketWire

Quantum Delivers Highest Storage Density and Power Efficiency for Enterprise Disk Backup and Deduplication
Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM), a proven global expert in data protection and big data management, today announced it has significantly increased the storage density and power savings in its DXi8500 appliances, creating the industry's most efficient disk backup and deduplication solution for enterprise customers MarketWire

Fisher Communications Reports Second Quarter 2012
Fisher Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSCI), a leader in local media innovation, today reported its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012. For the quarter, earnings per diluted share were $0.48, compared to $0.41 for the second quarter of 2011, and television cash flow increased 82%, or $5.7 million, to $12.6 million. MarketWire

Caribbean Casino & Gaming Reports Resort Acquisition Is on Track
Caribbean Casino Gaming Corp. (PINKSHEETS: CGAQ), "the Company" announces that the purchase of the 184 Unit Resort, Fun Tropicale in Puerto Plata, DR, is moving ahead as planned. CEO Steven Swank will be in Puerto Plata this week to meet with the seller and some investment banks MarketWire

Plastic Surgeon in Orange County on Importance of Silicone Implant Exchange
According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, a total of 316,848 breast augmentations were performed in 2011. Of those procedures, 69% used silicone implants. In 2011, Orange County plastic surgeon Dr. Daniel Mills used silicone implants in 90% of his breast augmentation cases. Although a safe and popular option, Dr MarketWire

Aurora's Skate(R) SUAS Supports Aerial Surveying Missions in Peru
Aurora Flight Sciences' Skate® Small Unmanned Aerial System (SUAS) recently traveled to Peru in support of Vanderbilt University's efforts at the Mawchu Llacta archeological site. MarketWire

Metalico Reports Second Quarter Results
Metalico, Inc. (NYSE MKT: MEA) today reported earnings of $0.06 per share and net income of $2.9 million for the three months ended June 30, 2012. MarketWire

LynuxWorks Demonstrates Unique Combination of Safety and Security Solutions at AUVSI
AUVSI 2012 -- LynuxWorks, Inc., a world leader in the embedded software market, will demonstrate its LynxOS-178 v 2.2 MarketWire

ComSci to Highlight Award-Winning IT Financial Management Solutions at ITFMA's The World of IT Financial Management Conference
ComSci, the award-winning technology financial and business management solutions company, announced today details of the sessions it will deliver during the IT Financial Management Association's (ITFMA) The World of IT Financial Management conference MarketWire

Whaleback Managed Service's Karil Reibold Named a 'Power 100 Woman of the Channel' by CRN Magazine
Whaleback Managed Services, the leader in managed unified communications services, today announced that Karil Reibold, CEO, has been recognized as a 2012 "Power 100" Woman of the Channel by CRN Magazine. MarketWire

Zynex Announces Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results
Zynex, Inc. (OTCBB: ZYXI), a provider and developer of non-invasive medical devices for electrotherapy and stroke rehabilitation, neurological diagnosis and cardiac monitoring, announces its second quarter 2012 unaudited financial results. MarketWire

Quicksilver Resources Reports 2012 Second-Quarter Results
Quicksilver Resources Inc. (NYSE: KWK) today announced preliminary 2012 second-quarter results. MarketWire

Yodlee Executive Joseph Polverari Joins miiCard Board
Online identity verification service miiCard today announced that Yodlee Chief Strategy and Development Officer and Managing Director of Yodlee Interactive, Joseph Polverari, has joined its Board as a non-executive director. MarketWire

Roy T. Tanaka Joins BioSig Technologies' Board of Directors
BioSig Technologies, Inc., a medical device company developing unique clinical solutions to optimize the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, today announced that Roy T. Tanaka has joined the Company's Board of Directors. MarketWire

Nexsan and Unitrends Partner to Deliver All-in-One Backup, Archiving and Disaster Recovery
Nexsan®, a leading independent provider of data storage systems, today announced support for Unitrends Enterprise Backup, the all-in-one backup, archiving, instant recovery, and disaster recovery solution MarketWire

Jaybridge Robotics Selected for Innovative Technology of the Year Award Competition
Jaybridge Robotics, a rapidly growing provider of software and services that help companies make their vehicles autonomous, is pleased to announce that it has been selected by The Mass Technology Leadership Council, Inc. (MassTLC) as a finalist in the Council's 2012 Leadership Awards Program. "Robotics is one of the most exciting parts of the emerging tech scene in Massachusetts MarketWire

Clear Capital: First In, First Out Recovery Hints at Evolution
Clear Capital (, a premium provider of real estate analytics and asset valuation, today released its Home Data Index™ (HDI) Market Report with data through July 2012. The HDI Market Report takes a broad array of public and proprietary data sources to provide the most timely and relevant analysis available. Report highlights include: MarketWire

Unite Private Networks Completes 85 Mile Fiber Network in Richmond County, GA
Unite Private Networks (UPN) today announced the completion of an 85 mile fiber-optic network built to serve the Richmond County School District, located in Augusta, GA, and other local customers. MarketWire

Microsoft Joins the Electronic Discovery Institute's Leadership Summit
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - August 07, 2012) -  The founders of the non-profit Electronic Discovery Institute ("EDI") announced today that Microsoft Corporation will participate in the 2012 Leadership Summit at the Ritz-Carlton in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, from October 17-19, 2012 MarketWire

Metso to acquire iron ore pelletizing technology and know-how from Jacobs
Metso Corporation's press release on August 7, 2012 at 2:45 p.m. local time Metso's Mining and Construction segment is purchasing technology and know-howfrom Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. (Jacobs) for their Straight Grate Iron OrePelletizing technology. In addition, key Jacobs technical staff related to thetechnology will become Metso employees as part of the deal MarketWire

Water Technologies Completes the Design and Prototype of Its Custom Unit for Large Customer and Prepares for Full Scale Manufacturing
Water Technologies International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WTII) announces it has completed the design and prototype phase of its custom units for a large customer and prepares for full scale manufacturing. Since first announcing the order from Atmospheric Water Systems, Inc MarketWire

PENSRUS Teams Up With BIC for Olympic Sale on Promotional Gold Pens
PENSRUS, a company with more than 50 years of experience as a leading distributor of high quality, low-cost promotional items including notebooks, mouse pads, custom logo pens and more, is celebrating the Olympics this summer by holding a "Go for the Gold" promotion on BIC's new line of marketing pens MarketWire

Rockwell Medical Reports Second Quarter 2012 Results
Rockwell Medical (NASDAQ: RMTI), a fully-integrated biopharmaceutical company targeting end-stage renal disease (ESRD) and chronic kidney disease (CKD) with innovative products and services for the treatment of iron deficiency, secondary hyperparathyroidism and hemodialysis, announced today its results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012. MarketWire

Itronics Reports 2012 First Half Revenues
Itronics Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ITRO) reported today that its total Revenues for the 2012 first half decreased by 14 percent to $1,645,697 from $1,905,919 in 2011. First half GOLD'n GRO Fertilizer Revenue decreased 19 percent and Silver Revenue decreased 10 percent. MarketWire

Taylor Capital Names Former E*TRADE CFO Rob Simmons to Board of Advisors
Taylor Capital Group, LLC, general partner and investment manager of the Mountain West Debt Fund, LP, named Rob Simmons to its board of advisors today. MarketWire

Vision Computer Solutions Relocates Northville Headquarters to Accommodate Recent Growth
Michigan information technology services provider Vision Computer Solutions has relocated its Northville headquarters to a larger office space in the heart of downtown Northville. The move was facilitated by a highly profitable start to the 2012 fiscal year, as Vision set company records for sales, profits and new clients. MarketWire

Bombardier Announces Winners of its Innovation Contest on the Future of Urban Mobility
YouCity competition attracted 215 entries from 74 countries MarketWire

Announcement of TB Partnership with Becton Dickinson for the Supply and Distribution of Genedrive(TM) Molecular Point of Care Platform
Epistem ("Epistem" or "the Company") (AIM: EHP), the biotechnology and personalised medicine company, has announced that it has reached agreement with Becton Dickinson (BD) for the supply and distribution of its Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) test on a global basis (excluding India and the Indian Sub Continent) using its Genedrive™ platform MarketWire

Avaya Announces the Next Leap Forward in Business Collaboration With Avaya Aura(R) Conferencing
Avaya Aura® Conferencing 7 MarketWire

Feihe International, Inc. to Announce Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results
Feihe International, Inc. (NYSE: ADY) ("Feihe International" or the "Company"), one of the leading producers and distributors of premium infant formula, milk powder and soybean, rice and walnut products in China, today announced that it plans to release second quarter 2012 financial results on Thursday, August 9, 2012, before the market opens. MarketWire

PetroChina R&D Center Issues Plans for STWA's Oil Pipeline Efficiency Technology Phase II Field Loop Testing
STWA, Inc. (OTCBB: ZERO) ("STWA" or the "Company"), a developer of applied solutions for oil and fuel delivery systems in the multi-billion dollar oil pipeline and diesel engine markets, announced today that its commercialization partner China Bejing Heng He Xing Ye Technology Development Co MarketWire

GoPago Goes National: Free POS Tablets and Software for Mobile and In-Store Payments
NEWS FACTS GoPago, the leading cloud-based mobile payment app backed by JPMorgan Chase, introduces GoPago LIVE, a system that replaces merchants' cash registers with sleek, 4G-enabled tablets and "point-of-sale" (POS) software. Having mastered the cloud with its mobile app, GoPago LIVE marks the company's evolution into a payment-as-a-service (PaaS) provider MarketWire

IMPACT Management Deploys Coraid EtherDrive SAN Storage
Coraid® Inc., a leading developer of Ethernet SAN solutions with more than 1,500 customers worldwide, today announced that IMPACT Management, a leading provider of Microsoft SharePoint solutions for over 10 years, has selected Coraid EtherDrive storage solutions to deploy in its datacenter and to resell MarketWire

50 Year Anniversary of Breast Implant Surgery
The field of plastic surgery is celebrating the 50 year anniversary of silicone breast implants that are used in breast augmentation as well as breast reconstruction surgery. In those fifty years, numerous major technological advancements have been made as a result of the painstaking work and unwavering dedication of countless scientists and doctors seeking the "perfect" breast implant. MarketWire

Global Resource Announces Development Plans for the MyCroft Heat Energy Capture ("HEC") Fuel Cell
Global Resource Energy, Inc. (OTCQB: GBEN) (PINKSHEETS: GBEN) ("Global," "Global Resource" or the "Company"), a development stage company engaged in the clean technology fuel cell sector, is pleased to announce plans to begin development, via its affiliated science and engineering team, of a prototype MyCroft fuel cell optimized for sequestering heat energy from current solar cell applications. MarketWire

Avista Corp. Reports Financial Results for Second Quarter and Year-to-Date 2012
Avista Corp. (NYSE: AVA) today reported net income attributable to Avista Corp. of $18.2 million, or $0.31 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2012, compared to $23.0 million, or $0.39 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2011. For the six months ended June 30, 2012, net income attributable to Avista Corp. was $56.6 million, or $0.96 per diluted share, compared to $64 MarketWire

ePals 2012 Second Quarter Conference Call Notice
ePals Corporation (TSX VENTURE: SLN), an education technology company and leading safe social learning network, issued notice today that it will release its 2012 second quarter financial results prior to the open of trading on Wednesday, August 29, 2012. MarketWire

Burns & McDonnell Awarded Program Management Role for Two PSE&G Transmission Upgrade Projects
Burns & McDonnell, an international full-service engineering, architecture, construction, environmental and consulting services firm, announced today it has been awarded a program management role on two Public Service Electric & Gas Company (PSE&G) upcoming projects. MarketWire

Windsor Health Group Selects MedHOK's Single Platform for Care, Quality and Compliance for Clinical and Compliance Programs
Windsor Health Group and MedHOK, one of the healthcare industry's fastest growing software companies, announced today that Windsor's Medicare Advantage business, Windsor Health Plan, Inc., will deploy MedHOK's single platform for care, quality and compliance to proactively close care gaps, enhance care management, improve Star scores and ensure compliance MarketWire Launches New Web Site to Simplify Buying Travel Insurance and Extend Support for Travelers (, the most trusted online resource to help travelers find the trip coverage they need, has launched a new web site designed to help travelers find the trip insurance coverage that ideally suits their travel needs and give them more support while they are on the road MarketWire

AES Takes Hit From Outages, Lower Prices in South America in Second-Quarter 2012, but Expects Projects to Prosper, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Thermal and renewable energy provider AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) (Arlington, Virginia) saw weakened results in the second quarter of 2012, as a decline in plant availability in Chile and lower prices in Brazil negatively affected earnings. Net income for the quarter was reported to be $140 million, a 19 MarketWire

Propane Dehydrogenation Future Lands in Turkey, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Advanced Petrochemical Company (Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia) (2330.SE) signed a memorandum of understanding with Bayegan (Istanbul, Turkey) in May of this year to construct a grassroot site in Adana, Turkey, to produce propylene and polypropylene MarketWire

Brian Ballard Lobbyist: Puerto Rican Vote Is Key to Florida Electoral Landscape
In any election season, it is far from unusual for candidates to focus their attention on winning over certain demographics -- whether that demographic is women, retirees, evangelicals, environmentalists, or African-Americans MarketWire

Marlin & Associates Named USA TMT Advisory Firm of the Year
Marlin & Associates ("Marlin"), the boutique investment banking and strategic advisory firm, today announced that the firm has been named USA TMT Advisory Firm of the Year by Acquisition International, the monthly magazine serving the international deal market, which said that the award "marks the culmination of a 6 month search for the very best M&A teams in the world." MarketWire

Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated Acquires Globility Communications Corporation
Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated (NYSE: PTGI) today announced it has acquired the remaining 54.4 percent of Globility Communications Corporation that it did not own, resulting in 100 percent ownership. MarketWire

Lex Kogan: Opiate Addiction Is Serious Healthcare Issue
Many Americans are familiar with educational films and "after school specials" that depict the dangers of illicit drug use. A new feature film promises to look at narcotic abuse from a slightly different angle MarketWire

Motor Car Auto Carriers Highlights Rise in Trucking Industry
According to a recent article from The Beaver County Times, many trucking companies have trouble filling the many driver positions they have open. Finding willing employees is a rare problem in today's economy, especially with U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimating that "more than 330,000 jobs are expected to open up in the trucking industry between 2010 and 2020 MarketWire

Central States Health and Welfare Fund Selects Context 4 Healthcare's DecisionPoint(TM) Health Payment System to Assist With Reimbursement Benchmarking
Context 4 Healthcare, Inc. announced today that they have added Central States Health and Welfare Fund of Rosemont, IL as the newest client utilizing their DecisionPoint™ Health Payment System's Usual, Customary & Reasonable (UCR) benchmarking databases. MarketWire

Olympian Samyr Laine Named as J.J. Threads' First Brand Ambassador
J.J. Threads, the internet's premier customized-fashion brand, today named 2012 Summer Olympics competitor Samyr Laine as its first global brand ambassador to represent its quality customized dress shirts. The Harvard-trained Olympian will be competing in the upcoming track and field triple jump event for Haiti; finals to be held on August 9, 2012. MarketWire

TVUPack Used to Transmit Over 450 Hours of Live Programming to Broadcasters Around the Globe During First Week of London Olympics
TVU Networks, the global technology leader in portable live electronic news gathering (ENG) broadcast solutions, announced today that TVUPack cellular uplink solutions have been deployed by a number of leading broadcasters and news agencies around the world to deliver live footage of the stories surrounding the London Olympic games back to their home nations MarketWire

Market Research Estimates Baby Care Products to Reach $62 Billion by 2017 has announced the addition of the new report "Baby Care Products Market - Global Industry Analysis, Market Size, Share, Growth and Forecast 2007 - 2017," to their collection of Children's HBC market reports. For more information, visit MarketWire

Nordic American Tankers' 2Q2012 Report; Dividend Maintained and Paid for the 60th Consecutive Quarter; the Fleet Is in Excellent Technical Condition
Link to the complete 2Q12 dividend report: American Tankers Limited ("NAT" or "the Company") (NYSE: NAT) today announced that it has declared a dividend of $0.30 per share for 2Q2012. Operating cashflow(1) (a non-GAAP measure) was $10.3m for 2Q2012 -- a slight decrease from $11.4m in 1Q2012. The dividend of $0 MarketWire

Market Report Projects Mobile Commerce Revenues to Double by 2015 has announced the addition of the new report "The convergences of two powerful technologies and solutions, Augmented Reality and Mobile Commerce," to their collection of 3G & 4G market reports. For more information, visit MarketWire

Fendt Tractors Are Latest Manufacturer to Adopt Ubisense Location Solution
Ubisense Group Plc ("Ubisense" or the "Company") (LSE: UBI), a market leader in location solutions technology, is pleased to announce that Fendt tractors, a brand of the AGCO Group with over 20 Manufacturing plants worldwide, have adopted a production installation of the Ubisense location based manufacturing suite to streamline its manufacturing facility in Marktoberdorf in Germany. MarketWire

REMINDER: 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

Interactive Data Expands Connectivity in Canada
Interactive Data Corporation, a leading global provider of managed ultra-low latency infrastructure and market data services designed to facilitate electronic trading, today announced the expansion of the Interactive Data 7ticks® network to include a point-of-presence (POP) at a Q9 data center in the Toronto area. MarketWire

Tea Master Training by the American Tea Masters Association Coming to Vancouver
Aspiring tea aficionados will be gathering in beautiful Vancouver in September to take part in the American Tea Masters Association's Tea Mastery Certification Course™ for achieving the prestigious Certified Tea Master™ designation. The training will be attended by Roy Fong, founder of San Francisco's world-famous Imperial Tea Court, the first traditional Chinese tea house in America MarketWire

Satellite Operators Continue to Grow Capacity Leasing and Develop New Markets
NSR's Global Assessment of Satellite Supply & Demand, 9th Edition report, released today, found that commercial satellite operators grew capacity leasing revenues by US$635 million between 2010 and 2011 and are aggressively targeting new markets such as mobility and other high value services in order to maintain sustained revenue expansion for the coming years. MarketWire

DSM reports robust Q2 in challenging environment

PeerApp Expands Development Capacity With Russia R&D Center
PeerApp, the leading provider of transparent caching platforms for Internet content delivery, today announced the opening of its newest research and development facility in Novosibirsk, Russia. The Novosibirsk R&D center will focus on development of capabilities for large-scale distributed deployments of PeerApp's market-leading UltraBand product family. MarketWire

Broadmedia Deploys Signiant for Digital Cinema Package Delivery Service in Japan
Signiant, the market leader in intelligent file movement software for the media and entertainment industry, today announced that Broadmedia, Japan's leading content distributor, has deployed the company's software for a major new Digital Cinema Package (DCP) delivery service MarketWire

AMD Launches First-Ever AMD FirePro(TM) APU Providing a Powerful Integrated Visual Computing Platform for CAD and Media and Entertainment Workflows
Today AMD (NYSE: AMD) launched the AMD FirePro™ A300 Series Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) for entry-level and mainstream desktop workstations. Featuring AMD Eyefinity multi-display technology, the new AMD FirePro A300 Series APUs are designed for users who demand a high-performance computing platform to power their computer-aided design, and media and entertainment (M&E) workflows MarketWire

AMD Launches World's Most Powerful Workstation Graphics Line -- Provides Unmatched Improvements in Productivity and Workflow
Today, AMD (NYSE: AMD) launched its latest line of workstation graphics, leading with the AMD FirePro™ W9000 Graphics Processing Unit -- the most powerful workstation graphics card ever created(1). The AMD FirePro™ W9000 GPU features incredible compute, increased memory bandwidth and greater multi-display support performance than the competing solution MarketWire

Conquest Vehicles Introduces Its First Unarmored SUV... EVADE
Editors Note: There are three photos and one video associated with this press release. MarketWire

Sarepta Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results and Recent Corporate Developments
Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRPT), a developer of innovative RNA-based therapeutics, today reported financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2012, and provided an update of recent corporate developments. MarketWire

Gateway Debuts NE Series Notebook Line in Canada for Students, Families
Gateway today debuts its new Gateway NE Series line of notebooks in Canada. The new Gateway NE notebook line delivers the ultimate blend of essential performance, popular features and great extras for learning, playing, being productive and staying in touch. MarketWire

Mercent Chairman and CEO Eric Best Featured Presenter at 14th Annual Pacific Crest Technology Leadership Forum in Vail, CO; Ecommerce Thought-Leader Presents Latest Disruptive Trends in Ecommerce & Digital Marketing Sector
Mercent™, a leading technology company that enables retailers to profitably reach and convert more shoppers online, announced today Mercent Chairman and CEO Eric Best will present at the 14th Annual Pacific Crest Global Technology Leadership Forum on Tuesday, August 14th at 10:30 am (MT) at the Sonnenalp Resort in Vail, Colorado. Mr. Best's presentation will focus on the U.S MarketWire

Kansas City IT & Managed Services Company Lends Helping Hand to Twins With Kidney Transplants via The Dream Factory
MDL Technology, LLC recently worked with The Dream Factory, a volunteer organization, to change the lives of two very deserving young men, Ethan and Nathan Baldwin, who recently underwent kidney transplants. MarketWire

China Auto Logistics Receives Nasdaq Letter Regarding Non-Compliance With Minimum Market Value Rule
China Auto Logistics Inc MarketWire

Central Bancorp, Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2012
Central Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: CEBK) (the "Company") today reported that its net loss for the quarter ended June 30, 2012 was $(482) thousand and its net loss available to common shareholders for the quarter ended June 30, 2012 was $(612) thousand, or $(0.39) per diluted share, as compared to net income of $236 thousand and net income available to common shareholders of $80 thousand, or $0 MarketWire

Highwoods Properties Sells Non-Core Asset in Kansas City for $6.5M
Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE: HIW) today announced that it has sold One Ward Parkway, a 32-year old, 3-story, 62,000 square foot building in Kansas City, Missouri for $6.45 million, recording a non-FFO gain of $1.8 million. The Company has been purposely de-leasing the property to accommodate the sale and move-in to owner and single user Country Club Bank MarketWire

Telenor now taking nominations for Digital Winners Prize 2012
(Fornebu, 7 August 2012) Telenor is searching for the most innovative digital business product or service to honor with its annual Digital Winners Prize. This is the second year that Telenor has given this award. The ceremony to honor the winner will be held during the Digital Winners Conference 2012 on November 14. Telenor is now accepting nominees, with a deadline of October 15. GlobeNewswire

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