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IWS 2013: Government Support is the Key to Water Investment and Business Growth, Say Water Experts
Water governance and investment will be key topics addressed at the inaugural International Water Summit (IWS), which will take place on 15-17 January 2013, as a part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week ACN Newswire

Gesa Credit Union and Power House Theatre Announce $1 Million Naming Rights Agreement
The Power House Theatre and Gesa Credit Union have jointly announced today they have entered into an 11-year, $1 million naming rights agreement. The Power House Theatre will now be referred to as the Gesa Power House Theatre. MarketWire

Player Hits $115,704 Jackpot on Wheel of Fortune(R) Progressive Slot Machine at Barona Resort & Casino
Umberto R. won big at Barona Resort & Casino early Sunday morning when he hit a $115,704 jackpot playing a Wheel of Fortune® progressive slot machine. This was the second six-figure jackpot to strike at San Diego's best casino during the holiday season. A San Diego man hit a $438,894 jackpot Thanksgiving weekend. MarketWire

Intergraph(R) Discovery Tour Event on December 14th in Delhi, India to Feature Demonstrations of CADWorx(R), CAESAR II(R), and PV Elite(R)
Intergraph has scheduled a Discovery Tour event on December 14, 2012 in Delhi, India that will feature demonstrations of CADWorx 2013, the next generation solution for plant design with improved routing, quicker and more intuitive modifications, and many other enhancements for faster and more intelligent modeling MarketWire

A Modern Face for a Classic Event: The Laguna Beach Festival of Arts / Pageant of the Masters Launches Its New Website, Now Live
The Laguna Beach Festival of Arts, home of the Festival of Arts Fine Art Show and the Pageant of the Masters, is pleased to announce the launch of their newly redesigned website at www.LagunaFestivalofArts.org MarketWire

BIO-key(R) International, Inc. Settles Patent Suit With Blue Spike LLC
BIO-key International, Inc. (OTCBB: BKYI), a global leader in fingerprint biometric identification solutions and advanced mobile identification technology, today reported that the company has resolved litigation filed against it by Blue Spike LLC MarketWire

Vista Partners Updates Coverage on Algae.Tec Limited; Target Price USD $10.80
Vista Partners announced today that it has updated coverage on Algae.Tec Limited (OTCQX: ALGXY) (ASX: AEB) ("The Company" or "AEB") with a twelve month target price of USD $10.80. Ross Silver, Principal Analyst at Vista Partners, stated, "Algae.Tec and Lufthansa have signed a Collaboration Agreement for the construction of a large-scale algae to aviation biofuels production facility MarketWire

QuickLogic Launches Japanese Website
QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ: QUIK), the innovator in low-power Customer Specific Standard Products (CSSPs), is pleased to announce the launch of its Japanese website http://jp.quicklogic.com/ to better support Japanese language speakers. MarketWire

Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd.: Extension to Hold AGM and Petition by Rex Harbour to Call AGM
Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: BGM)(FRANKFURT: IWUB) ("Barkerville" or the "Company") announces that on September 7, 2012 the Company received an extension from the British Columbia Registrar of Companies to hold its annual general meeting no later than May 26, 2013 in accordance with Section 182(4) of the British Columbia Business Corporations Act. MarketWire

fun. Makes History With Grammy Awards Triumph; Multiple Nods Confirm Trio as First Ever Rock Band to Receive Nominations in All Four Top Categories; "iTUNES SESSION" Released Today on the iTunes Store; EP Features New Versions of fun. Favorites, Alongside Exclusive Van Morrison Cover; U.S. Trek Gets
fun. is among the most-nominated artists for the upcoming 55th Annual Grammy Awards, earning six total nominations including a prestigious "Best New Artist" nod. The NYC-based band's acclaimed debut, "SOME NIGHTS" was nominated as "Album of the Year" and "Best Pop Vocal Album," while the worldwide #1 single, "We Are Young (Feat MarketWire

Eileen Koch & Company Client ArquitectonicaSHOP Debuts 2013 Collection on Good Day Sacramento
ArquitectonicaSHOP (www.arquitectonicashop.com) has just released their new 2013 collection of silk scarves and ties, right in time for the holidays! Helmed by Laurinda Spear and her daughter, Marisa Fort, the brand extension of internationally renowned architecture firm Arquitectonica (www.arquitectonica MarketWire

Active Power Appoints Dr. Ake Almgren as Chairman of Its Board of Directors
Active Power (NASDAQ: ACPW), manufacturer of UPS (uninterruptible power supply) systems and modular infrastructure solutions, has announced that Dr. Ake Almgren, a current member of Active Power's board, has been named chairman of the board of directors MarketWire

Gentor Announces Sale of Idaho Project
Gentor Resources Inc. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: GNT) announces that it has entered into an agreement to sell all of its shares of its wholly-owned Idaho subsidiary, Gentor Idaho, Inc., for nominal consideration (the "Sale"). Gentor Idaho, Inc. holds the Company's molybdenum-tungsten-silver project in east-central Idaho, U.S MarketWire

CubeSmart Announces 37.5% Increase in Quarterly Common Dividend
CubeSmart (NYSE: CUBE), a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust focused on self-storage facilities, announced today that its Board of Trustees declared a quarterly dividend of $0.11 per common share for the period ending December 31, 2012. The dividend is payable on January 15, 2013 to common shareholders of record on January 1, 2013 MarketWire

SEACOR Holdings Announces Revised Ex-Dividend Date
On December 7, 2012, SEACOR Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CKH) announced that its Board of Directors declared a special cash dividend of $5.00 per common share that is expected to be paid on or about December 26, 2012 to shareholders of record on December 17, 2012, and that the Company expected that its common stock would trade ex-dividend beginning on December 12, 2012 MarketWire

Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide Wins Four Finalist Certificates at the Global Awards
Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide (www.ogilvychww.com), the health behavior experts of Ogilvy & Mather (www.ogilvy MarketWire

Tiburon Hires Whit Wright as VP, Engineering & Software Development
Tiburon, Inc. today announced that software industry veteran Whit Wright is joining the company in the capacity of Vice President, Engineering and Software Development, responsible for the TotalCommand/IQResponse product line. Mr. Wright is a long-time software industry veteran who served most recently as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of MarketTools, Inc. of San Francisco, California. MarketWire

Shiloh Industries Declares a Special Dividend of $.25 per Share
Shiloh Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: SHLO) announced that the Board of Directors on Friday, December 7, 2012 declared a special dividend of $.25 per share to be paid on December 28, 2012 to shareholders of record as of December 20, 2012. MarketWire

Testive Raises $500K From Boston Angels
CAMBRIDGE, MA--(Marketwire - December 10, 2012) -  Testive (http://www.testive.com), a 2012 TechStars Boston alumnus, announced a $500K seed round lead by prominent Boston angels. Testive builds educational testing and test prep software MarketWire

DWBIA Calls in Geo-Proctologist in Response to Stephen Colbert's Allegations
In support of an invitation to Stephen Colbert to be Grand Marshal of the Winter Fest's Holiday Parade, Larry Horwitz, DWBIA Chair, goes to New York to entice Mr. Colbert with authentic Canadian swag. MarketWire

Worthington Industries Accelerates Payment of Two Quarterly Dividends
The board of directors of Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE: WOR) has declared an accelerated third and fourth quarter cash dividend totaling $0.26 per share of outstanding common stock. The dividend is payable on December 28, 2012, to shareholders of record December 21, 2012 MarketWire

Lighting Science Group Files 71 New Patents in 2012
Lighting Science Group Corporation® (OTCQB: LSCG), one of the world's leading LED lighting technology manufacturers and key industry innovators, announced today that it has been awarded 26 new U.S. patents by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for 2012. It also reports another 20 patent applications that are expected to be issued in the next few months. A total of 71 new U.S MarketWire

Fulton Financial Corporation Declares and Accelerates Payment of Quarterly Cash Dividend
Fulton Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: FULT) will pay a quarterly cash dividend of eight cents per share on its common stock on December 27, 2012 to shareholders of record as of December 20, 2012. MarketWire

Former Sen. Daschle to Speak at Tech Council of Maryland FEF Networking Breakfast
WHO: The Tech Council of Maryland (TCM) WHAT: "What the 2012 Elections Mean To You" -- a Financial Executives Forum (FEF) Networking Breakfast with Former U.S. Sen. Tom Daschle WHERE: Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center5701 Marinelli RoadBethesda, MD 20852 WHEN: Wednesday, December 127:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. WHY: Sen MarketWire

Mattersight Launches Trial Program of Innovative Predictive Behavioral Routing Solution
Mattersight Corporation (NASDAQ: MATR) today announced a new trial program of its innovative Predictive Behavioral Routing solution. Mattersight's Predictive Behavioral Routing solution leverages analytics and insights on the variability of customer behavior and employee performance to route calls to the optimal customer/employee behavioral pairing MarketWire

Media Statement -- Regarding Sandy Benefit Concert Tickets, TicketNetwork, TicketLiquidator
From Daniel Pullium, Director of Government Relations, TicketNetwork & TicketLiquidator: MarketWire

The Man Behind the NewTek TriCaster Family, Dr. Andrew Cross, Hosts Live Streaming Discussion on the Evolution of Video Production
Few have done more in the progression of live video production than NewTek's Chief Technical Officer Dr. Andrew Cross. You will now have an opportunity to hear his insight on the new paradigm in live video production, how and why traditional video production and consumption is changing, and how TriCaster™ 8000 sets you up to win in a socially-driven digital world MarketWire

Cisco Completes Acquisition of Cloupia
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced it has completed the acquisition of privately held Cloupia, a Santa Clara, Calif.-based software company that automates converged data center infrastructure -- allowing enterprises and service providers to simplify the deployment and configuration of physical and virtual resources from a single management console MarketWire

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2013 Financial Results and Recent Developments
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: PPHM), a biopharmaceutical company developing first-in-class monoclonal antibodies focused on the treatment and diagnosis of cancer, today announced financial results for the second quarter ended October 31, 2012 of fiscal year (FY) 2013 and provided an update on its advancing clinical pipeline and other corporate developments. MarketWire

Synergetics Reports Record First Quarter Fiscal Year 2013 Results
Synergetics USA, Inc. (NASDAQ: SURG), a medical device company that designs, manufactures, and markets innovative surgical devices for ophthalmic and neurosurgical applications, today reported growth in sales, gross profit, operating margin, income from continuing operations and net income for the first quarter ended October 31, 2012. MarketWire

Strategic Storage Trust, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2012 Results
Strategic Storage Trust, Inc. (the "Company") today announced operating results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2012. MarketWire

Heritage Bank of Commerce Appoints Ruth Brown New SVP/SBA Department Manager
Heritage Bank of Commerce, the operating bank of Heritage Commerce Corp (NASDAQ: HTBK), today announced that Ruth Brown has been hired as the new SVP/SBA Department Manager, and will maintain an office at the Danville and San Jose branch locations. MarketWire

Brian Spear of Spear Construction Inc. Gives Back This Holiday Season
Brian Spear, the President of Spear Construction, Inc., has made a career out of providing spectacular service for his clients in the multi-family industry. By doing so, he has contributed greatly to the restoration of St. Louis and its outlying areas of Missouri. MarketWire

Famed Painter and Illustrator Max Ginsburg Brings the Striking 'Social Realism' of His Hometown of New York City -- and Many of His Most Acclaimed Book Cover Illustrations -- to the World of Art Showcase Hosted at The Wynn Las Vegas December 20-22
Looking back almost 80 years on a quirky, oft quoted anecdotal moment that came to define his life, Max Ginsburg says that he began painting at age 2 when he commandeered one of the brushes that his father, a notable portrait painter, had used to create his latest work. MarketWire

American Web Loan Announces Date for Free Educational Webinar Forum
Online lending leader American Web Loan (www.americanwebloan.com) has set Wednesday, February 20, 2013 for its free webinar. The one-hour online educational session will begin at 2:00PM Eastern Time/11:00AM Pacific Time. MarketWire

Select Lease Purchase Assists Home Sellers and Buyers in a Tough Lending Environment
The buyers' residential home market in Virginia is a financial reality many must face. Sellers are still struggling to sell their homes, with many staying on the market for one year or more. "This is not only a home buyers' market, but a credit strangled market," said R.J. Paradee, Partner of Select Lease Purchase Homes in Virginia Beach, Virginia MarketWire

HOPE NOW to Host Free Event for Homeowners in New York Affected by Super Storm Sandy
The HOPE NOW Alliance and several local partners are bringing the nation's largest mortgage servicers, along with several non-profit housing counseling organizations, insurance companies and others to Long Island to work face to face with homeowners affected by Super Storm Sandy. MarketWire

Shopping for the Dogs... and Great Returns
Prestige Pet, a division of For The Earth Corporation (PINKSHEETS: FTEG), is pleased to announce that BJ's Wholesale (Westborough, MA) has agreed to carry and showcase one of Prestige Pet's flagship products: Dreamables Dog Feeders. MarketWire

Picture Perfect Holiday Gifts a Snap With High-Quality Framed Artwork From Any Smartphone or Digital Photo
For a gift that is both personal and affordable this holiday season, consumers need look no further than their smartphone or digital camera to transform their favorite photos into stunning high-quality framed prints. SnapBox (snapboxez MarketWire

Rainmaker Welcomes Finnegan Faldi to Its Board of Directors
Rainmaker Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: RMKR), a leading global e-Commerce software company that helps multi-national companies address the B2B market by maximizing sales revenue for their products and services, announced it has appointed Finnegan Faldi to its Board of Directors. Mr. Faldi is currently the Chief Executive Officer at TruEffect. MarketWire

Spectrum Gaming Group Identifies Top 21 Casino Industry Trends for 2013
Spectrum Gaming Group, an independent research and professional services firm serving public- and private-sector clients worldwide, has listed 21 of the most important trends that the global casino industry needs to monitor in 2013. MarketWire

Xun Energy Launches Its New Website
Xun Energy, Inc. (OTCBB: XNRG) announced the launch of its new website at 12 noon EST today. The website allows visitors to view information about the company including a written history with a pictorial slide show by time period. The website address is www.xunenergy.com. MarketWire

New Leaf Brands, Inc. (NLEF) Completing Reorganization, Ad Hoc Review and Financials
(OTCBB: NLEF) Nine months after taking the helm of New Leaf Brands, Inc., CEO David Fuselier announced today that the company is moving to complete its restructuring/turnaround plan and will soon implement its strategic vision of becoming a leading North American beverage company. MarketWire

Astute Networks Webinar Shares Best Practices for Optimizing SQL Server Application Performance
Astute Networks™, Inc., the leading provider of application acceleration appliances, today announced an upcoming webinar that will share tips and techniques for optimizing the performance and avoiding costly mistakes with SQL Server environments MarketWire

AtNetPlus Ranked 45th in Weatherhead 100 Class of 2012
AtNetPlus, Inc., area leader in Cloud implementation for SMBs, announced that they have achieved a fourth consecutive Weatherhead 100 designation. In addition, at number 45, the company received their highest ranking to date. MarketWire

EasyMed Services, Inc. Announces Proposed CDN $1.25 Million Private Placement
EasyMed Services, Inc. (CNSX: EZM)(OTCBB: EMYSF)(MUN: EY6) (the "Company" or "EasyMed") announced today that it intends to complete a non-brokered private placement of up to 1,470,588 units ("Units") at a price of CDN $0.85 per Unit for gross proceeds of up to CDN $1,250,000 (the "Offering"). MarketWire

Linkin Park Gives Away Free Song to StageLight Music Users
On the heels of Linkin Park and Open Labs' launch of Windows PC music software StageLight, the band's founder Mike Shinoda composed and distributed a brand new song file direct to StageLight users via BitTorrent "as a thank you to all our early adopters." StageLight is designed to give virtually anyone the ability to create a song they can share in minutes MarketWire

Message Bus Sponsoring Two Effective Scala Meetups
Message Bus, pioneer of cloud-based infrastructure for email, mobile and social messaging, is sponsoring Effective Scala taking place tonight at 6:30 p.m. PT at 111 Minna Gallery in San Francisco: http://www.meetup.com/Bay-Area-Scala-Enthusiasts/events/75066602/. Message Bus is also sponsoring the Effective Scala taking place this Wednesday, December 12, 2012, at 6:30 p.m MarketWire

Superior Craftsmanship, Materials and Customer Service Define Luxury Market and Drive Premium Pricing According to New Survey
In a new survey by independent New York-based Luxury Institute, superior craftsmanship, materials and customer service scored highest in terms of helping to define the luxury market while driving premium pricing. Additionally, survey respondents overwhelmingly favored a long-lasting, high quality product over one that merely enhanced status. MarketWire

Luxury Property National Hotel Miami Beach Unveils Newly Renovated Guest Rooms in Historic Tower
Debuting in 1939, the National Hotel resonates an Art Deco form and style with an illustrious history that has made a lasting impression in Miami Beach. This December, the luxury hotel unveils new guest rooms in the historic tower MarketWire

New Liberty Press Announces the Release of a New Book: "Restore Your Body With Whole Food" by Dr. Richard G. Cutler
Dr. Richard G. Cutler is an internationally renowned Molecular Gerontologist who served as lead investigator at the National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health. His 18 years of historic research into Aging, Age-related Diseases, Oxidative Stress, Anti-aging and Anti-Oxidants has raised awareness of the benefits of consuming Anti-Oxidants through diet MarketWire

Fueled By Ramen Unveils Girls(SM) Soundtrack; "GIRLS - VOLUME 1: MUSIC FROM THE HBO(R) ORIGINAL SERIES" Includes Exclusive New Tracks From fun., Santigold, Grouplove, Tegan & Sara, and Others; Musical Companion to Smash Comedy Series Arrives January 8th; Eagerly Awaited Second Season of Girls Pr
Fueled By Ramen has announced the release of "GIRLS - VOLUME 1: MUSIC FROM THE HBO® ORIGINAL SERIES," the musical companion to the acclaimed comedy series. The album arrives in stores and all DSPs on January 8th, with the hugely anticipated second season of Girls slated to premiere on HBO on January 13th (check local listings). MarketWire

Mark-Taylor Sweeps Nevada Multifamily Awards
Demonstrating its service-oriented impact on the multifamily industry in Nevada, Mark-Taylor employees came away with honors in nearly every category of the Nevada State Apartment Association's recent Jewel Awards, showcasing the best of Nevada's multifamily housing community. MarketWire

MEDIA ADVISORY: More Than 100,000 Remembrance Wreaths to Be Placed at Arlington National Cemetery for National Wreaths Across America Day
What: Wreaths Across America, along with more than 15,000 volunteers, will lay remembrance wreaths on 140,000 headstones of our fallen military on National Wreaths Across America Day, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012. This is the organization's 21st year laying wreaths at our Nation's cemetery and marks the largest number ever delivered MarketWire

SMA Alliance Enters Agreement for Foreign Listing
SMA Alliance Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SMAA) is excited to announce they have entered into an agreement with Watkins Worldwide, LLC (Authorized Intermediary for IFXBG, Inc. - an FSA Registered Broker Dealer) to proceed forward with their dual listing into the European markets MarketWire

Meteor Entertainment Taps Live Gamer to Power the Virtual Economy and Global Payments in the Highly Anticipated Open Beta Event for HAWKEN
Live Gamer, Inc. (www.livegamer.com), the leading monetization solution provider for the interactive entertainment industry, announced today that it will power the virtual economy used for HAWKEN's Open Beta Event, the most anticipated free-to-play game of the year published by Meteor Entertainment and developed by Adhesive Games MarketWire

StillSecure Announced as a Winner in "Best Endpoint Security Solution" Category of Government Security News' 4th Annual Homeland Security Awards
StillSecure®, a managed network security solutions and certified compliance company, was named a winner in the "Best Endpoint Security Solution" category of the 4th Annual Homeland Security Awards competition on November 29 by Government Security News at a gala dinner held at the Washington Convention Center. MarketWire

VirtualSharp Software CEO to Speak on Cloud-Aware Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery at UP Cloud Computing Conference
VirtualSharp Software, the leading provider of next generation automated Disaster Recovery solutions for private and public clouds, today announced that its CEO and Co-Founder Carlos Escapa will speak at UP's third annual Cloud Computing Conference on December 12, 2012 at 11 a.m. PT at the South San Francisco Conference Center. MarketWire

VPG's System 8000 StrainSmart(R) Data Acquisition System Features Eight Channels With RJ-45 Connectors, Supports Strain Gage, Strain-Gage-Based Transducer, Thermocouple, and High-Level Voltage Sensor Inputs
Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE: VPG) today announced that its Micro-Measurements brand has introduced a new data acquisition system featuring a scanner with eight software-configurable input channels with RJ-45 connectors MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology's New Series of Surface-Mount PAR(R) TVS Combines 5 kW High Surge Capability With + 185 Degrees C Operating Junction Temperature in DO-214AB Package
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new series of surface-mount PAR® transient voltage suppressors (TVS) in the SMC DO-214AB package. For automotive and telecom applications, 5KASMC series devices feature high surge capability to 5 kW at 10/1000 microseconds and an operating junction temperature range from - 65 degrees C to + 185 degrees C. MarketWire

TCVN Announces Survivor 7 Competition's $25K Cash Investment Winner
The Tech Coast Venture Network (TCVN), one of Southern California's premier technology business networks dedicated to empowering entrepreneurs, held Survivor 7, its seventh annual fast-pitch competition, at Chapman University on Nov. 15, 2012 MarketWire

NEWave(R) Expands Relationship With Spirit Lake Casino With New myCompliance Manager(TM) Software Suite Contract
NEWave®, the leading software supplier to the gaming industry, has expanded its relationship with Spirit Lake Casino in Saint Michael, N.D. Spirit Lake Casino has been a client of NEWave's since 2005, and now NEWave will install its award-winning myCompliance Manager™ software suite at the casino. MarketWire

Two Outstanding Scholarship Opportunities for Students With Disabilities in Canada
Lime Connect and BMO are pleased to offer two outstanding scholarship opportunities for students with disabilities studying at universities in Canada. Funds are provided in support of future studies, and details include: MarketWire

Raymond Huntington, CEO of Huntington Learning Center, Featured on Bloomberg Radio
On December 7, 2012, Huntington Learning Center chairman and founder Raymond Huntington joined Jane Williams, host of Bloomberg EDU, to discuss college entrance exam preparation and the tutoring industry. Bloomberg EDU is a weekly segment on Bloomberg Radio that focuses on American education. Williams interviews leading educators, administrators and policy makers. MarketWire

Battelle Creates Unique New Polyurethane
Battelle scientists have invented a novel, water-based polyurethane unlike any other -- environmentally responsible, cost-effective, soy-based and free of N-methyl-2-pyrrolidone (NMP) solvent. This new polyurethane has less odor than its petroleum-based counterpart and can be used in a wide variety of coatings and adhesives. MarketWire

98.4% Profitable Trades in 2012 Keep "Stock Alert" Subscribers Happy
Amidst the frenzy of high-frequency trading, stock traders often need a steady and consistent helping hand. Since the start of the year, the BullTrade.com Special Membership has closed out 64 winners and one loser. Traders have praised these "Stock Alerts" for over 14 years while the performance record has spoken volumes MarketWire

Local Software Company Features 10 Charities to Give Back During the Holidays
iDashboards, leader in Business Intelligence (BI) dashboard software, is proud to announce its first 10 Days of Giving initiative. Beginning Monday, December 10, 2012 through Friday, December 21 iDashboards will feature a different charity each day and encourage its customers, friends and employees across the country to help make a happy holiday for those in need. MarketWire

Care Thread Partners With Yankee Alliance to Provide Secure Messaging Solution
Care Thread, a provider of secure mobile messaging and team-based collaboration solutions, announced today its partnership with Yankee Alliance, a group purchasing organization (GPO) MarketWire

Nadya Suleman, aka"Octomom," to Make Exclusive Appearance at AEE
The AVN Adult Entertainment Expo, which will celebrate its 15th year at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, has announced that Nadya Suleman, aka "Octomom," will be making her first public appearance of 2013 at the expo on Friday, Jan. 18 and Saturday, Jan. 19. MarketWire

Bioheart in Partnership With NorthStar on Physician Training in Stem Cell Techniques
Bioheart Inc. (OTCQB: BHRT) previously announced that it is working with NorthStar Biotech to help promote regenerative medicine. NorthStar has announced that it will subsidize physicians to participate in the Ageless Regenerative Institute stem cell training program MarketWire

Wyndham Championship's "Escape to the Wyndham" Named Best 2012 Advertising Campaign by PGA TOUR
Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN), one of the nation's largest hospitality companies, announced today that the Wyndham Championship's "Escape to the Wyndham" advertising campaign has been named the PGA TOUR's best of 2012. Contested annually on the Donald Ross-designed course at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C., the Wyndham Championship is one of the oldest events on the PGA TOUR. MarketWire

Ralcorp Holdings, Inc. (RAH) Investor Lawsuit to Stop Buyout by ConAgra Foods, Inc. Announced by Shareholders Foundation
The Shareholders Foundation, Inc. announces that an investor in Ralcorp Holdings, Inc. (RAH) shares filed a lawsuit to stop the proposed takeover of Ralcorp Holdings, Inc. by ConAgra Foods, Inc. at $90.00 per RAH share. MarketWire

Canada Carbon Inc. : CANADA CARBON INC. ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF THE NI 43- 101 TECHNICAL REPORT FOR THE ASBURY GRAPHITE PROPERTY
A carbon sciences companyDecember 10, 2012, Oakville, ON, Canada - Canada Carbon Inc. (formerlyBoleroResources Corp.) (the "Company") (TSX-V: CCB), (FRANKFURT: U7N1) ispleased toannounce that a National Instrument 43-101 compliant Technical Report hasbeencompleted on the Asbury Graphite property. MarketWire

BioNitrogen Corporation Hires Hardee County Facility Manager
BioNitrogen Corporation (PINKSHEETS: BION), a cleantech company that utilizes proprietary technology to build environmentally-friendly plants that convert biomass into urea fertilizer, announced today that it has hired Brian Samuels as facility manager in Hardee County MarketWire

Graphite Corp. Reviews Recent Field Study in Alabama
Graphite Corp. (OTCQB: GRPH) ("Graphite Corp." or the "Company"), an exploration stage company focused on the evaluation, acquisition and development of domestic graphite mining opportunities, is pleased to announce initial findings from a recent field study on its graphite-bearing properties identified as the Carr and Cahaba leases comprising a total of 3,759 MarketWire

Totem Ocean Trailer Plans Newbuilds, Conversions, World LNG Fuels Conference to Learn
U.S. flagged shipper Totem Ocean Trailer Express (TOTE) has released plans to operate some of the largest liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fueled vessels in the world on various routes in North America. On Jan. 22, TOTE will be discussing both their Orca-class conversion project as well as their new container vessels at World LNG Fuels 2013 in Houston, hosted by Zeus Development Corporation MarketWire

Leading Medical Device Companies Are Transforming Marketing With Kaon's 3D Product Demonstrations
Kaon Interactive today announced an accelerated pace of customer adoption of its 3D interactive product marketing applications by leading companies in the medical device and scientific instrument industries MarketWire

Oxford Properties and Gould Property Company Enter Joint Venture Agreement to Develop Washington, DC Office Project
Oxford Properties Group, the real estate arm of the OMERS Worldwide Group of Companies, and Gould Property Company, of Washington, DC, today announce a 50/50 joint venture to develop 900 New York Avenue, NW, a 620,000 square foot office building in Washington, DC. MarketWire

Infinite Z to Host a Bay Area Unity User Group Meeting
Infinite Z, Inc.®, a technology provider that is shaping the future of human-computer interaction, today announced the Company will host a Unity User Group meeting for entrepreneurs, Unity Developers and zSpace users in the Bay Area MarketWire

Tao Enters Into Final Negotiation
Tao Minerals Ltd. (TAO) (PINKSHEETS: TAON) is very pleased to announce that it is in the final stages of negotiations to acquire a 9900 hectare mining concession in the Sur de Bolivar region of Colombia. The property is located in the regions of Ahuyama and Montecristo (Department of Bolivar) and contains both alluvial and hard rock prospective gold zones. MarketWire

New Roosters Men's Grooming Center Donates to LIVESTRONG
The November 27 grand opening of the new Roosters Men's Grooming Center (MGC) in Cedar Park celebrated milestones and mustaches. The event, held at the shop's 1400 East Whitestone Boulevard location, marked store owner Mike McHenry's first-ever ribbon cutting, and Tony Moline's first as Cedar Park Chamber of Commerce President. MarketWire

Mitch Hausman Promoted to Chief Executive Officer
Delta Rigging & Tools, Inc., one of the largest providers of lifting and rigging products and related services in the United States, today announced that Mitch Hausman has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer. MarketWire

CheapOair Earns Top 3 Online Travel Agency Ranking
Leading travel website CheapOair is now ranked third in site traffic among top online travel agencies according to the latest data released by Experian Hitwise, ahead of Travelocity, Orbitz, Hotwire and Kayak, among others MarketWire

Pan European Networks Circulates mPhase Technologies Profile
mPhase Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: XDSL) announced today that Pan European Networks, a popular periodical among the academic, politic and scientific community of Europe, has circulated a hard copy profile of mPhase Technologies. MarketWire

Gold Dynamics Discovers Platinum and Palladium on Hoyle North Property
Gold Dynamics Corp. (GLDN) (OTCBB: GLDN)(OTCQB: GLDN) (www.golddynamics.com) - MarketWire

ecVision to Show Supply Chain Collaboration Solutions at NRF Big Show 2013
ecVision, the leading supply chain collaboration platform provider for retail, announced today its plans to exhibit and demonstrate supply chain collaboration platform functionality for retailers and manufacturers at the National Retail Federation Big Show in January 2013 MarketWire

Seegene Licenses DPO(TM) and TOCE(TM) Technologies to DuPont for Food Safety Testing
Seegene Inc. (KOSDAQ: 096530), a leading developer of multiplex molecular technologies and multiplex molecular diagnostic tests, today announced that it has entered into a licensing agreement with DuPont Nutrition & Health. (E.I.du Pont de Nemours and Company). This agreement marks the extension of Seegene's core molecular technologies into the multi-billion dollar food safety testing market MarketWire

SMART Modular Patent Claims Rejected by the United States Patent & Trademark Office
Netlist, Inc. (NASDAQ: NLST), a leading provider of high performance memory solutions for the cloud computing market, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has ordered reexamination and rejected all of the claims of United States Patent No MarketWire

ClickSquared SVP of Marketing Discusses the Intelligent Use of Data in Email Marketing Featuring Insight From Analyst Shar VanBoskirk From Leading Independent Research Firm
WHAT: Senior Vice President of Marketing for ClickSquared, Dan Smith, and guest speaker Shar VanBoskirk, vice president, principal analyst, Forrester Research, Inc., will present a one-hour webcast, "The Email Marketing Scorecard." Join them as they discuss the intelligent use of data in email marketing and the general principles behind the email marketing scorecard MarketWire

A.T. Kearney Study Sees Scenario Where Natural Gas Prices Are in the $6 - $7.00 per Thousand Cubic Feet (mcf) Range by 2020
Today global management consulting firm A.T. Kearney released a report, "With Fortunes to be Made or Lost, Will Natural Gas find its Footing," that addresses long-term pricing in the natural gas market MarketWire

Lilee Systems Experts to Present on Transportation Interconnectedness at the 1st Annual International Connected Vehicle Conference
Lilee Systems, the leading provider of advanced communication systems designed for the rail and rail transit industries, today announced that the Honorable Norman Y. Mineta, former U.S. Secretary of Transportation and Board of Director for Lilee Systems, and Jon T MarketWire

The Wine Advocate and eRobertParker.com to Expand Offerings
Wine collectors, connoisseurs and industry professionals will soon enjoy more content from the global leader and guide to fine wine for more than 30 years. The Wine Advocate and eRobertParker.com will be expanding its online and print mediums with financing from a private investor group. MarketWire

Lilee Systems Announces IEEE 802.15.4p Task Group Produces Baseline Proposal for Wireless Train Control
Lilee Systems, the leading provider of advanced communication systems designed for the rail and rail transit industries, today announced that the IEEE 802.15.4p Task Group, founded and chaired by Lilee Systems' Vice President of Strategic Development Jon Adams, has developed the baseline for wireless links between trains or locomotives and track infrastructure MarketWire

Freestone Resources, Inc. Announces Intial Water Sales by Aqueous Services, LLC
Freestone Resources, Inc. (OTCQB: FSNR) announces that its joint venture, Aqueous Services, LLC has begun to sell water to a Houston-based exploration and production company for the purpose of fracking an Eagle Ford well in Wilson County, Texas MarketWire

Sol&Sam Goes National
A growing number of people find it hard to stay focused while engaging in daily activities like studying for a term paper or preparing a quarterly report. For many, the inability to maintain alertness throughout the day is caused by an underlying deficiency in nutrients critical for brain function. MarketWire

Xero Eases the 1099 Reporting Burden for SMBs With Cloud Smarts, Adds GAAP Reporting
Xero, the global leader in online accounting software, today announces a set of new features including much-anticipated 1099 and GAAP compliance additions for the U.S. market. The U.S. has experienced a sharp jump in the number of self-employed workers in the past decade, increasing 14.4 percent since 2001 to 10.6 million self-employed jobs in 2012, according to a report published by EMSI MarketWire

InFocus Launches Versatile IN3120 Projector Series
InFocus Corp., a global leader in digital display devices and visual collaboration technology, has introduced the IN3120 series of projectors, featuring an extremely bright, quick, crisp display; a wide range of connectivity options; and networked presentation, support and management capabilities MarketWire

You Asked, Papercheck Answers: Papercheck Announces New, Convenient Notification Features for Clients
Papercheck, a leader in editing and proofreading services, announced two new notification features that will alert a client when his or her edited document is ready for download. Historically, an email would be sent to the client's email address located in his or her billing profile MarketWire

State, Local Leaders Gather to Tackle Community Health Issues
On Tuesday, December 11, nine mayors, two lieutenant governors, nine state legislators, and 70+ other state and local officials and experts in education, public health, urban planning and transportation will gather at GOVERNING's Healthy Living Summit in Atlanta to consider the role of government in encouraging healthier lifestyle choices. MarketWire

Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs Reveals 2013 Threat Predictions
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) -- a world leader in high-performance network security -- today revealed FortiGuard Labs' 2013 threat predictions, highlighting six threats to watch out for next year. MarketWire

SEI Named in Pensions & Investments' Best Places to Work in Money Management 2012
SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC) today announced that it was named among the top five companies in Pensions & Investments' Best Places to Work in Money Management. The announcement appeared in industry publication Pensions & Investments' Dec. 10 issue, with digital highlights posted on pionline.com MarketWire

Axceler's ControlPoint Recognized in Best in Biz Awards 2012
Axceler, a pioneer in collaboration governance, administration and migration solutions, today announced that ControlPoint, Axceler's governance and administration tool, has been recognized in the Best in Biz Awards 2012, the only independent business awards program judged by members of the press and industry analysts MarketWire

Imagine Communications Announces Unrivaled Service Resiliency in ICE Video Platform Version 4.2 Software Release
Imagine Communications, a leading innovator in advanced digital video solutions, today announced version 4.2 of the ICE® Video Platform, a significant software update to the widely deployed video processing platform MarketWire

Cartus Global Relocation Trends Survey Identifies Biggest Challenges Facing Companies and Their Transferring Employees
Country-specific challenges -- such as controlling costs, complying with local laws, and complex housing issues -- loom large for relocation managers at multinational companies, according to the just-released 2012 Trends in Global Relocation: Biggest Challenges Survey from Cartus Corporation. MarketWire

Stoke Names Telecoms Industry Expert Satoshi Arano as Japan Country Manager
Mobile broadband gateway developer Stoke (www.stoke.com/) has appointed senior telecommunications industry figure Satoshi Arano as Country Manager, Japan to head the company's expanding activities in Japan and Asia. Arano joins Stoke Japan K.K. from ZTE Japan's Network Business Division. His previous career spans senior business development roles in Raritan, Alcatel-Lucent, and Nippon-Ericsson. MarketWire

MGAC Acquires Dougherty Partners; Bolsters Retail Business and Establishes New York City Office Presence
Mark G. Anderson Consultants ("MGAC") announced today that it has acquired Dougherty Partners, a Manhattan based, full service real estate development and construction management firm specializing in retail development. Dougherty Partners has worked with many of the nation's top retailers on national rollouts, high-end flagship stores and the new trend of pop-up stores. MarketWire

VAPR Planning to Enter the Asian Market, Beginning in Macau
VaporBrands International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: VAPR) ("VAPR") is planning to introduce Vapor Brand Domestic's ("VBD's") personal electronic vaporizing units ("PEVUs") into the Asian market initially targeting Macau. VAPR hopes to unseat the market dominance of combustible tobacco products in China's Special Administrative Region (SAR) of Macau MarketWire

Private Equity and Venture Capital Investments in Both Developed and Emerging Markets Outside the U.S. Produced Negative Returns in the Second Quarter, According to Cambridge Associates Indices
Following solid gains in the first quarter, returns on private equity and venture capital funds that primarily invest in companies located in markets outside the U.S. slid into negative territory during the quarter ending June 30, 2012, according Cambridge Associates LLC (C|A). A relatively weaker Euro, as compared to the first quarter, contributed to the results, which were measured in U.S MarketWire

NextPlane Enables Unified Communications and Social Media Federation
NextPlane, Inc., (www.nextplane.net), the market leader in cloud-based federation services for unified communications (UC), now offers federation between UC platforms and public and enterprise social media services such as Twitter, Yammer, and Chatter. Now users on UC platforms can participate in social media feeds, and send private messages directly from their UC client. MarketWire

Core-Mark Announces Accelerated Cash Dividend
Core-Mark Holding Company, Inc. (NASDAQ: CORE), one of the largest marketers of fresh and broad-line supply solutions to the convenience retail industry in North America, announced today that its Board of Directors has declared an accelerated cash dividend of $0.19 per common share MarketWire

AMERICAN SYSTEMS Awarded $56 Million GSA Connections II Task Order by US Army Reserve Command
AMERICAN SYSTEMS today announced it was awarded a prime task order by the United States Army Reserve Command (USARC) to provide Voice & Secret Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRnet) Communications Support Services under the GSA Connections II contract, at USARC facilities nationwide. MarketWire

Texas Rare Earth Resources Provides Mineral Property Overview and Updated Assessment of Round Top Project
Texas Rare Earth Resources Corp. (OTCQX: TRER) ("Texas Rare Earth"), a heavy rare earths exploration and development company, today provides shareholders with a mineral property overview and updated assessment of its Round Top Project. MarketWire

MMRGlobal Files Form 8-K Regarding Signing of Patent License Agreement, Dr. Shekhar Challa to Medical Board of Advisors
MMRGlobal, Inc. (OTCQB: MMRF) today announced it filed a Form 8-K regarding the signing by MyMedicalRecords, Inc. (MMR) of a Non-Exclusive Patent License Agreement with 4medica, Inc. to license U.S. rights for the health IT patents owned by MyMedicalRecords, Inc. These include but are not limited to U.S MarketWire

NuVasive(R) Implements Key Changes to Sales Management Team
NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA), a medical device company focused on developing minimally disruptive surgical products and procedures for the spine, is pleased to announce significant leadership changes to its sales management team. MarketWire

Applied DNA Sciences Continues Expansion in Sweden
Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (OTCBB: APDN), (Twitter: @APDN), a provider of DNA-based anti-counterfeiting technology and product authentication solutions, announced today that its evidentiary DNA platform has been adopted in Sweden for use in helping protect cash in transit in that country MarketWire

LifeApps Digital Media Inc. Launches the New and Improved MDWorkout App
LifeApps Digital Media Inc., (OTCQB: LFAP) (OTCBB: LFAP), an emerging growth company and designer of apps and next-generation social networks for sports, health, fitness and entertainment enthusiasts, is pleased to announce the immediate release of MDWorkout.com, a comprehensive workout tutorial app for Apple iOS devices. MarketWire

SPAR Group Inc. to Present at Wedbush Securities' 13th Annual California Dreamin' Consumer Management Access Conference
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Bat Blue Networks Expands Its Cloud Security Offering to Europe
Bat Blue Networks, a leading provider of cloud-based virtual perimeter services, today announced the addition of a London-based cloud node to its six data center locations in the U.S. The opening of the London data center is the first step in Bat Blue's planned international expansion to deliver virtual perimeter services for global customers. MarketWire

WorldCare Clinical Publishes Guidance on Defining the Process for Independent Endpoint Review Services in Clinical Trials
WorldCare Clinical (WCC), a leading CRO focused on maximizing the precision and accuracy of independent assessments in clinical trials, has in collaboration with Dr MarketWire

Core-Mark Signs Definitive Agreement to Purchase J.T. Davenport & Sons, Positioning Company to Add Over $600 Million in Annualized Revenues
Core-Mark Holding Company, Inc. (NASDAQ: CORE), one of the largest marketers of fresh and broad-line supply solutions to the convenience retail industry in North America, announced today that it has signed a Definitive Stock Purchase Agreement to acquire J.T. Davenport & Sons, Inc. (Davenport) located in Sanford, North Carolina MarketWire

Wave Garners Prestigious GSN Homeland Security Award
At a gala dinner that drew hundreds of government officials and industry executives to the Washington Convention Center on November 29, Government Security News (GSN) announced the winners -- including Wave Systems (NASDAQ: WAVX) -- in its 4th Annual Homeland Security Awards competition. MarketWire

AngloGold Maintains Investment Grade Credit Rating
AngloGold Ashanti (NYSE: AU) is pleased to note that Standard & Poor's has affirmed the investment grade rating on the company's publicly traded debt following an extensive review. MarketWire

La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company Announces $2.9 Million Investment by Existing Preferred Shareholders
La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (OTCQB: LJPC) ("La Jolla" or the "Company"), a leader in the development of therapeutics that target galectin-3, announced today that the Company and the holders of its preferred stock have entered into a consent and waiver agreement that released $2.9 million of previously restricted cash to the Company to fund operations MarketWire

Lead Management Industry Leaders Recognize Three InsideSales.com Executives
InsideSales.com, the leading provider of sales automation software for inside sales professionals, today announced three of its executives were named among the Sales Lead Management Association (SLMA) "50 Most Influential People in Sales Lead Management." MarketWire

U.S. Representative Ed Royce Visits Sabtech Industries
Sabtech Industries, an established leader in the design, manufacture and support of tactical data communications solutions for military and government agencies, was pleased to recently host Congressman Ed Royce (40th district, CA) to its global headquarters in Yorba Linda, California. MarketWire

Diamondwave Now Selling Christopher Designs Crisscut Engagement Rings
Diamondwave, a leading internet jewelry provider, announced that it will begin selling Crisscut Diamond Engagement rings by Christopher Designs. Crisscut is a patented technique in diamond cutting that allows the stone to be cut in various unique patterns that display the stone's true beauty and increase the value of the jewelry MarketWire

Real Intent Records Banner Year
SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - December 10, 2012) -  Right on target with earlier projections for its fiscal year, Real Intent , Inc. today announced it achieved 100-percent business growth for its fiscal year ending Oct. 31, 2012 -- due in large part to referrals from existing customers and partners MarketWire

Carey Watermark Investors Acquires Courtyard San Diego Mission Valley/Hotel Circle
Carey Watermark Investors Incorporated (CWI) today announced that it has acquired the Courtyard San Diego Mission Valley/Hotel Circle. The 317-room hotel includes approximately 7,000 square feet of meeting space, Bistro Café restaurant with Starbucks espresso bar, lounge, 24-hour Market, business center, fitness center, outdoor pool and whirlpool and 349 parking spaces. MarketWire

Sunshine Biopharma Completes Another IND-Enabling Study: Adva-27a Is Found to Be Effective Against Multidrug Resistant Uterine Cancer Cells
Sunshine Biopharma Inc. (OTCQB: SBFM), a pharmaceutical company focused on the research, development and commercialization of drugs for the treatment of various forms of cancer, today announced that it has completed a new IND-Enabling study in which Adva-27a, the Company's flagship oncology drug candidate, was found to be effective at killing Multidrug Resistant Uterine Cancer Cells in vitro MarketWire

Bonanza Goldfields Provides Tarantula Production Update
Bonanza Goldfields Corp. (PINKSHEETS: BONZ) today provided a progress update on the first phase of production operations at its flagship Tarantula Project. MarketWire

Cellceutix Enters Into a $10 Million Common Stock Purchase Agreement With Aspire Capital Fund, LLC
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Tomorrow Starts Here
The Internet is only 8000 days old. 2.5 billion people and 37 billion things will join the Internet by 2020. And Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) believes this is just the beginning. 99 percent of things in the physical world are still unconnected, ready to be woken up. MarketWire

Coveo Announces $18 Million Funding Led by Tandem Expansion Fund
Coveo announced today that it has secured $18 million in funding, in a round led by Tandem Expansion Fund, Canada's largest late-stage technology investment firm. All major existing investors also participated in the round, including BDC Venture Capital, Propulsion Ventures SEC and Fonds de solidarité FTQ MarketWire

Jobscience Offers First Social and Mobile Executive Search App
Jobscience, Inc., the leader in Social Relationship Management for HR, today announced Jobscience Recruiting Executive Search Edition, the first executive search application with social and mobile recruiting capabilities MarketWire

Acura Pharmaceuticals Launches Next Generation Cold Medicine to Aid in the Fight Against Meth
Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACUR) today announced the launch of Nexafed® [pseudoephedrine hydrochloride (HCl)], a 30 mg immediate-release next generation pseudoephedrine product, combining effective nasal-congestion relief with a unique technology that disrupts the conversion of pseudoephedrine into the dangerous drug, methamphetamine MarketWire

Move Over Nate Silver: This Guy Predicts Elections AND Whether We'll Fall Off the Fiscal Cliff
TrendPo (www.trendpo.com), a website that ranks all politicians and issues on buzz, correctly predicted all 11 US Governor races and 75% of the contested congressional races. Now, he's using his technology to predict major political issues like the Fiscal Cliff. MarketWire

Cisco Will Upgrade the Telefonica Network Through Its Next-Generation Core & Edge Network Solution
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced that Telefonica Global Solutions, part of the Telefonica Group, a leading global provider of telecommunication services for fixed and mobile carriers, ISPs and content providers, has selected Cisco for its enhanced Internet Protocol Next Generation Network MarketWire

Aptalis Pharma U.S., Inc. Announces U.S. Commercial Availability of ULTRESA(TM) (Pancrelipase) Delayed-Release Capsules
Aptalis Pharma U.S., Inc., a global specialty pharmaceutical company focused on gastrointestinal diseases and cystic fibrosis (CF), announced that ULTRESA™ (pancrelipase) delayed-release capsules are now commercially available in the U.S MarketWire

Helix BioPharma Corp. Announces Sale of Rivex Pharma Division to Pharmascience Inc.
Helix BioPharma Corp. (TSX: HBP) (FRANKFURT: HBP), a biopharmaceutical company developing drug candidates for the prevention and treatment of cancer, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement for the sale of its Rivex Pharma division to Pharmascience Inc. ("Pharmascience") for gross cash proceeds of up to $8.5 million (the "Rivex Transaction") MarketWire

Sky Power Solutions (OTCBB: SPOW) Agreement Signed for R&D and Distribution License
Sky Power Solutions, Corp, (OTCBB: SPOW) (www.skypowersolutions MarketWire

Kelly Services(R) Offers Visual Resume Tool on Website
Kelly Services (NASDAQ: KELYA) (NASDAQ: KELYB), a leader in providing workforce solutions, is partnering with Visual.ly, a San Francisco-based marketplace that brings together buyers and sellers of infographics, to offer individuals an online graphics tool to create a resume infographic. MarketWire

Military Grade Encryption Company, 'eCrypt Technologies', Appoints Former TELUS Marketing Director to Drive US Launch
eCrypt Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: ECRY) - Announced today the appointment of Chris Neary as Director of Marketing, effective immediately. MarketWire

Implant Sciences QS-B220 Trace Detection System Gains Further Traction in the European Airport Security Market
Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, today announced that it has sold its Quantum Sniffer™ QS-B220 desktop explosives and drugs trace detector to a new customer in Europe. The unit will be used for airport security at a major international airport in Europe. MarketWire

AmeraMex International Shareholder Conference Call Rescheduled for December 17, 2012
AmeraMex International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AMMX), a provider of heavy equipment to logistics companies (stevedoring), infrastructure construction, commercial farming and mining companies, has rescheduled its shareholder conference call from Monday, December 10, 2012 to Monday, December 17, 2012. The call will be held at 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time (PST), 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time (EST) MarketWire

Treat Your Friends to a Local Experience With Square Gift Cards
Square, the company making commerce easy for everyone, has launched a new way to send meaningful gifts to friends anywhere; Square gift cards. There are now a quarter of a million local businesses across the country accepting gift cards. Using Square Wallet on their phone, customers can treat their friends to their favorite local business. MarketWire

IZEA Acquires FeaturedUsers
IZEA, Inc. (OTCQB: IZEA), the pioneer of Social Media Sponsorship, today announced it has acquired Twitter marketing platform FeaturedUsers. The cash-plus-stock transaction will enable IZEA to expand its portfolio of social media fan-building services while giving existing FeaturedUsers customers access to IZEA's global audience. MarketWire

Quantum Wave Fund Launches First Venture Capital Firm With Focus on Emerging Quantum Technologies
Quantum Wave Fund (Qwave) with headquarters in Boston today announced it has raised $30 million in capital with potential to reach $100 million dollars to fund breakthrough companies that utilize quantum materials and technologies. Quantum Wave Fund is the first fund specialized for companies developing technologies suitable for quantum technologies MarketWire

Locus to Host Environmental Management Information Systems in the Cloud (EMIScloud) Conference on 30-31 May 2013 in San Francisco
Locus Technologies (Locus), the industry leader in Cloud-computing enterprise software for environmental, energy, air, water, and compliance management, announced that the company will host the Environmental Management Information Systems in the Cloud (EMIScloud) conference on 30-31 May 2013 at the Ritz-Carlton in San Francisco. MarketWire

Admeris Becomes SALT Technology, Inc.; Moves Global Headquarters to San Francisco
Admeris, Inc., (www.admeris.com) today announced that it has changed its name to SALT Technology, Inc. (www.salt.com); under which it will bring the industry's most complete, cloud-based mobile payments platform. The SALT mobile payments solution comprises a brandable, consumer-friendly mobile wallet application, and cloud-based, mobile payment infrastructure MarketWire

Mattson Technology Receives Order for Multiple paradigmE Etch Systems From Major CMOS Image Sensor Manufacturer
Mattson Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MTSN), a leading supplier of advanced semiconductor processing equipment, today announced it has received a follow-on order for multiple paradigmE etch systems from a major CMOS image sensor (CIS) manufacturer. The systems will support a volume production ramp of CIS devices produced at this customer's fabrication facility. MarketWire

Planned Shifts in Base Load Fuels, New Regulations Drive Power Industry Spending in 2013, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- As the Power Industry moves into 2013, there still is an aura of uncertainty surrounding electric generation utilities. Several regulations and pieces of legislation are still being considered for the upcoming year. MarketWire

Genetic Technologies Appoints Chief Executive Officer and Non-Executive Director
Genetic Technologies Limited (ASX: GTG) (NASDAQ: GENE) announced today the appointments of Ms. Alison Mew to the position of Chief Executive Officer and Mr. Ben Silluzio as a Non-Executive Director. MarketWire

Maestro Market Launches Online Platform to Connect People With Their Ideal Experts and Heroes
Maestro Market, a unique and first of its kind platform that connects people with their ideal experts, or even heroes, today announced its official launch. The new platform facilitates a variety of engagements (e.g., in person, using Skype, via telephone, etc MarketWire

Stolen Diamond Engagement Ring Replaced for Free by Jeweler Shane Co.
A diamond engagement ring stolen from a horse drawn carriage in Denver, Colo. has been replaced for free by Shane Co., the retail jeweler where the stolen ring was originally purchased. Katey Graffman of Aurora, Colo. was notified in a surprise phone call on December 6 from Shane Co.'s founder, Tom Shane, that the company would replace her ring. MarketWire

After U.S. Education Department Showed Lower Vocabulary Scores for Students, a Michigan Physician and Daughter Launch New Video App, Book and DVD to Significantly Bolster Vocabulary
On the heels of yesterday's U.S. Education Department's report showing a continued erosion in vocabulary skills, a father-daughter team from Michigan launched today a video app for smart phones called Vocab Tunes, and a 143-page manual in hardcover and e-book and a DVD called Vocab Tunes Root Words. MarketWire

College for Financial Planning National Conference to Focus on Diversity
The College for Financial Planning, the nation's premier provider of financial education and originator of the CFP Certification Professional Education Program, announces its 2013 National Conference, Diversity in Financial Planning. MarketWire

Hydroxycut(TM) Shares Diet Strategies, Encourages Healthy Weight Loss
As the New Year approaches, losing weight will certainly become a common resolution. But unless individuals make lifestyle changes, achieving this goal will be quite difficult. The makers of Hydroxycut™, the number one, best-selling weight loss supplement brand in America, are sharing some diet strategies to help individuals lose excess weight. MarketWire

ACS Industrial Services Comments on the Slow Growth of Touchscreen Laptops
The tech world has been busy focusing on many new innovations in electronics this holiday season, including attention on the new iPad Mini, the Wii U and Windows 8 touch notebooks MarketWire

Infurn: Popular TV Show Inspires Furniture Trends
The resoundingly popular PBS program Downton Abbey has proven to be tremendously influential among American audiences, scoring numerous Emmy nominations and critical kudos while also appealing to huge volumes of viewers MarketWire

Roto-Rooter Atlanta Comments on Eco-Friendly Plumbing Solutions for Businesses
According to Roto-Rooter Atlanta, water conservation is an incredibly important part of the "green movement" that continues to pervade public perception and strives to improve the environment MarketWire

Roto-Rooter Denver Applauds Maintenance and Plumbing Crews for Post-Sandy Service
As many residents on the East Coast face severe damage caused by Superstorm Sandy, many professionals are working to restore communities. A recent article from The Washington Post reveals that D.C. area plumbers and electricians have seen up to 40 percent increases in business due to post-storm issues MarketWire

For Ages 2 to 95: Gorilla Doorway Gym Brings the Playground Inside -- Swing Indoors, Punch a Boxing Bag & Do Motion Exercises in Your Own Doorway
Gorilla Gym, the world's smallest and most versatile home playgym, today announced the successful launch of its crowd-funding campaign on Indiegogo.com/gorilla-gym. Launched by two Boston entrepreneurs with a mission to make it easy for everyone to exercise for at least 15 minutes every day, Gorilla Gym attaches to your doorway allowing multiple motion exercises and attachments MarketWire

Politicians Continue to Lose Support: Only 12 Percent of the Europeans Trust in Their Politicians
Only about one in eight European citizens (12%) believes that politicians prepare well for the future -- in Germany, no more than one in twenty people (5%) trusts them to take the appropriate actions MarketWire

SAS and TCC Announce Strategic Relationship for Training in Analytics and Intelligence Management with Saudi Intelligence Training College
The SAS Public Security team and long-term partner Technology Control Company (TCC) today signed a major new Memorandum of Understanding with Naif Academy for National Security, the intelligence training college of the Saudi Arabian government, to introduce leading technologies to enhance the stability and prosperity of the Kingdom. MarketWire

Millennial Unemployment at 10.9 Percent
Generation Opportunity, a national, non-partisan organization advocating for Millennials ages 18-29, is announcing its Millennial Jobs Report for November 2012. The data is non-seasonally adjusted (NSA) and is specific to 18-29 year olds: MarketWire

Lock Pro Teams Up With Page1 for Online Marketing to Find New Customers
Lock Pro, a mobile locksmith in Fort Collins, CO has recently teamed up with Page1 Online Marketing to create and manage their website. The website will bring Lock Pro a wider base of customers and a larger online presence. Although locksmiths are most commonly found in the phone book, Lock-Pro is bringing in an expanding demographic of customers that rely on the Internet. MarketWire

On the Beach Selects Responsys to Strengthen Customer Relationships
Online travel agent, On the Beach, has selected Responsys, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKTG), a leading provider of email and cross-channel marketing solutions, to drive long term customer value through personalised and automated customer communications. MarketWire

Verengo Solar Named to Inaugural List of Inc. Magazine Top 100 "Hire Power" Job Creators
Verengo Solar, one of the nation's leading residential solar installers, announced today it has been named to the Inaugural Inc. magazine Hire Power Awards list of honorees. The list recognizes private companies which have created the most America-based jobs over the past three years. Verengo Solar ranked #69 (http://www.inc MarketWire

Lattice Semiconductor Will Showcase New Reference Design for MIPI CSI-2 Image Sensor Bridge at CES 2013
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) today announced it will demonstrate a MIPI Specification CSI-2 (Camera Serial Interface 2) image sensor bridge reference design in its private "Mobile Innovation" meeting suite at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) January 8-11 in Las Vegas. Lattice suite 2980 will be located in the East Tower, Las Vegas Hotel MarketWire

TECHNICOLOR: Technicolor expands worldwide footprint in Media & Entertainment market
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Ericsson: Ericsson starts negotiations on ownership of ST-Ericsson
Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) today announcedthat it will continue to work togetherwith STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) to find a suitable strategic solutionfor thetwo companies Joint Venture ST-Ericsson. STMicroelectronics has todayannouncedits intention to exit as a shareholder in ST-Ericsson. MarketWire

Active Biotech and Ipsen announce completion of recruitment of tasquinimod clinical phase III study in prostate cancer
Active Biotech (NASDAQ OMXNORDIC: ACTI) and Ipsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY) today announced thatthePhase III clinical trial for tasquinimod, a novel compound for thetreatment ofprostate cancer, is successfully enrolled with over 1,200 randomizedpatients asplanned in the clinical protocol. This achievement triggers a EUR10 millionmilestone payment from Ipsen to Active Biotech. MarketWire

Basilea appoints Ronald Scott as CEO to succeed Anthony Man and expands management team
Basilea Pharmaceutica AG / Basileaappoints Ronald Scott as CEO to succeed Anthony Man and expandsmanagement team. MarketWire

Nymgo Launches Arabic Website and Arabic-Enabled iPhone, iPad, Android and PC Applications
Nymgo, a specialist international call provider via VoIP, today announced the introduction of the Arabic language to their website, www.nymgo.com, and their iPhone, iPad, Android and PC applications. These applications possess enhanced features and functions. MarketWire

The Radicati Group Releases "Mobile Device Management - Market Quadrant, 2012"
The latest market brief by The Radicati Group, "Mobile Device Management - Market Quadrant, 2012" provides a competitive analysis of the Mobile Device Management market. Mobile Device Management solutions provide policy and configuration management to enterprise mobile devices, such as mobile phones and tablets, across multiple mobile operating systems. MarketWire

STRACON GyM Is Awarded Works for the Development of Minera Panama's Copper Project in Colon, Panama
STRACON GyM, a subsidiary of Graña y Montero S.A.A., is pleased to announce that following receipt of notification of award in late October 2012, the company has now signed an agreement with Minera Panama S.A MarketWire

Colorado Springs Auto Repair Shop, Black & White Auto Body and Paint, Implements Top of the Line Accudraft Paint System
Black & White Auto Body and Paint, a Colorado Springs auto repair shop, is now offering the renowned Accudraft Paint System as part of its catalogue of services. Accudraft specializes in high performance and rugged structural quality fit to service any individual design. MarketWire

Securities Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Tennessee Commerce Bancorp Inc.; Shareholders With Large Losses Encouraged to Contact Holzer Holzer & Fistel, LLC Regarding January 2, 2013 Lead Plaintiff Deadline
A class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of investors who purchased common stock of Tennessee Commerce Bancorp Inc. ("Tennessee Commerce" or the "Company") (PINKSHEETS: TNCC) between April 18, 2008 and September 13, 2012 MarketWire

Franklin Resources, Inc. Announces Month-End Assets Under Management
Franklin Resources, Inc. (Franklin Templeton Investments) (NYSE: BEN) today reported preliminary month-end assets under management by the company's subsidiaries of $768.8 billion at November 30, 2012, compared to $753.9 billion at October 31, 2012, and $675.8 billion at November 30, 2011. MarketWire

ArchPoint Partners Founder and Managing Director, John Cooper, to Host Panel at the AlwaysOn Venture Summit Silicon Valley 2012
ArchPoint Partners, an independent investment banking firm providing financial advisory services to growth companies in the technology and media sectors, today announced that Managing Director John Cooper will be hosting a panel discussion at the AlwaysOn Venture Summit Silicon Valley to be held December 11-12, 2012 at the Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay, California. MarketWire

Shiloh Industries Schedules Conference Call to Discuss 2012 Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2012 Results
Shiloh Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: SHLO), a leading manufacturer of first operation blanks, engineered welded blanks, complex stampings and modular assemblies for the automotive and heavy truck industries, will announce earnings for the fourth quarter and fiscal 2012 on Thursday, December 20, 2012. A conference call to discuss the results will be held on Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 11:00 a.m MarketWire

Zara Resources Inc. (CNSX:ZRI) Begins Trading on Canadian National Stock Exchange (CNSX) - Video Summary Posted on www.InvestmentPitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, December 10, 2012 - Zara Resources Inc. (CNSX:ZRI) is one of the latest new listings on the Canadian National Stock Exchange. The company was spun-off from Winston Resources (CNSX:WRW), with each Winston shareholder receiving one share of Zara Resources for every 25 shares of Winston held on October 31, 2012. GlobeNewswire

Hadley Mining (CNSX:HM) Begins Trading on Canadian National Stock Exchange (CNSX) - Video Posted on www.InvestmentPitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, December 10, 2012 - Hadley Mining (CNSX:HM) is one of the latest new listings on the Canadian National Stock Exchange. The company was spun-off from Winston Resources (CNSX:WRW), with each Winston shareholder receiving one share of Hadley for every 25 shares of Winston held on October 31, 2012. GlobeNewswire

Novartis long-term Phase III data show Ph+ CML patients on Tasigna® achieved significantly deeper molecular response versus Glivec®
Novartis International AG /Novartis long-term Phase III data show Ph+ CML patients on Tasigna® achieved significantly deeper molecular response versus Glivec® . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Private Equity Activity Slows in Latin America, According to Thomson Reuters Report
NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2012 - Private equity and venture capital investment in Latin America reached $1.79 billion in the first half of 2012, down 60 percent from the same period in 2011, according to the latest issue of Venture Equity Latin America from Thomson Reuters. GlobeNewswire

INC Research Appoints New Chief Information Officer to Lead Data Intelligence Initiatives
Seasoned IT Leader to Drive Global Efficiency Using Advanced IT Strategies GlobeNewswire

Corio enhances Corporate Governance structure
In light of Corio's best in class ambitions in all areas, Corio reviewed its corporate governance structure. As a result, Corio will propose a number of changes to the shareholders during the Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held on 18 April 2013. GlobeNewswire

KBC Group : KBC announces a successful placement of new ordinary shares
Press Release -  Outside trading hours - Regulated information* GlobeNewswire

Change in leadership at D.E MASTER BLENDERS 1753 Jan Bennink assumes interim CEO responsibilities
Full Press Release PDF GlobeNewswire

Kemira Oyj: Notification in accordance with Chapter 2, Section 10 of the Finnish Securities Market Act
Kemira OyjStock exchange releaseDecember 10, 2012 at 6.00 pm (CET+1) Kemira Oyj has on December 10, 2012 received the following notification of a change in shareholding in accordance with Chapter 2, Section 9 of the Securities Market Act GlobeNewswire

SuppreMol's SM101 shows a sustained clinical activity and a favorable safety profile in Primary Immune Thrombocytopenia (ITP) patients
SuppreMol GmbH /SuppreMol's SM101 shows a sustained clinical activity and a favorable safety profile in Primary Immune Thrombocytopenia (ITP) patients . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

co.don® AG passes next key milestone on its track to European approval.
co.don AG /co.don® AG passes next key milestone on its track to European approval.. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Cytec Announces New President of Specialty Chemicals Businesses
Woodland Park, New Jersey, December 10, 2012 - Cytec Industries Inc. (NYSE:CYT) announced today the appointment of Michael Radossich as President, Cytec Specialty Chemicals.In alignment with the current portfolio of businesses and pending sale of Coating Resins, Specialty Chemicals is comprised of the In Process Separation and Additive Technologies businesses.Mr GlobeNewswire

Pohjola's Information and Consultation of Employees Process Comes to an End
Pohjola Bank plcStock Exchange Release10 December 2012, 2.00 pm GlobeNewswire

FLSmidth to deliver gold processing plant to Russian customer
Company Announcement to the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority No. 44-2012, 10 December 2012 GlobeNewswire

OP-Pohjola Group's Information and Consultation of Employees Process Comes to an End
Press release, 10 December 2012OP-Pohjola Group's Information and Consultation of Employees Process Comes to an EndAs part of OP-Pohjola Group Central Cooperative Consolidated's reorganisation programme, the procedures for information and consultation of employees, as referred to in the Finnish Act on Co-operation within Undertaking, covering all personnel groups have come to an end GlobeNewswire

Nobia signs letter of intent to divest Optifit and Marlin
Nobia has signed a letter of intent with Optifit's management team regarding a divestiture of all assets in the Optifit Group, including production and sales of kitchens, and production and sales of bathroom furniture sold under the Marlin brand, and associated production sites and machinery in Stemwede, Germany. GlobeNewswire

Imtech: Shareholders agree to appoint Gerard van de Aast as Member of Board of Management
Gouda - Royal Imtech N.V. (IM-AE, technical services provider in and outside Europe) announces that this morning, during the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders, shareholders approved the appointment of Gerard (G.J.A.) van de Aast (55 years) as member of the Board of Management GlobeNewswire

SpareBank 1 SMN - TIER 2 - BOOKS CLOSED
The book in SpareBank 1 SMN Tier 2 bond issue is closed.Orders of NOK 1000  millions, further order is not possible. The nominal of the bond will be NOK 1000 millions. Initial accrual date is 19 December 2012 with a coupon of 3 month nibor + 275 bp. GlobeNewswire

aap Implantate AG Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for LOQTEQ® Trauma Plating System
aap Implantate AG /aap Implantate AG Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for LOQTEQ® Trauma Plating System . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Alma Media's head of HR will change
Alma Media Corporation Stock Exchange Release December 10, 2012 at 11.30 (EET)ALMA MEDIA'S HEAD OF HR WILL CHANGE The head of Alma Media's Human Resources function Pekka Heinänen leaves the company's service. Alma Media's HR manager Virpi Juvonen will serve as acting head of HR as of today. GlobeNewswire

Sampo's Christmas donation to support HelsinkiMissio
SAMPO PLC            PRESS RELEASE            10 December 2012 at 10.45 am GlobeNewswire

SinterCast achieves record installation revenue in 2012
  New installations secured in China, Japan and Mexico  GlobeNewswire

KBC Group : KBC announces state aid repayments and capital measures
Press Release -  Outside trading hours - Regulated information* GlobeNewswire

The Laiva mine produced 120 kilos of gold during November 2012
PRESS RELEASE, 10 December 2012 GlobeNewswire

Ordina made Microsoft Gold Partner Communications
Nieuwegein, the Netherlands, 10 December 2012 GlobeNewswire

STMicroelectronics : ST announces new strategic plan
New vision and strategy; focus on five growth drivers Decision to exit ST-Ericsson after a transition periodNew financial model targeting 10 percent or more operating margin               GlobeNewswire

Schweiter Technologies to sell Ismeca Semiconductor and buy back own shares
Schweiter Technologies /Schweiter Technologies to sell Ismeca Semiconductor and buy back own shares. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Schibsted ASA (SCH) - Successful Placement of New Unsecured Bonds
Schibsted ASA has successfully completed issuance of NOK 400 million in the Norwegian bond market. The issuance is split between a 10 year loan of NOK 150 million priced at 3 months NIBOR plus 250 basis points and a 10 year loan of NOK 250 million priced at 5,40%, both with maturity in December 2022. Schibsted has swapped the loan with a fixed rate to floating interest. GlobeNewswire

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