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Biopolymer - Designer Interfaces between Biological and Artificial Systems
In their recently published review article in the Science and Technology of Advanced Materials, Yasuhiko Iwasaki at Kansai University and Kazuhiko Ishihara at the University of Tokyo describe how developments in synthesis techniques have liberated the polymer MPC's potential for a huge range of medical and biological applications ACN Newswire

QuamIA Issued Earnings Update on United Pacific Industries Ltd.
QuamIA published an earnings update on United Pacific Industries Limited ("UPI"; SEHK: 00176.HK). They maintained Positive rating and lifted the target price to HK$0.55, implying 35.8% upside ACN Newswire

L'ORÉAL opens in Mexico the largest hair color production plant in the world
Attached please find our Group's latest press release.Best regards,L'Oréal Corporate Media DepartmentPress Release (pdf)This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients ACN Newswire

United Pacific Industries Profit Attributable to Owners of the Company Up 61% to HK$60.6 Million
United Pacific Industries Limited ("UPI" or the "Group", Stock Code: 00176.hk), a world-class tools and electronics manufacturer, today announces its consolidated annual results for the year ended 30 September 2012 (the "Year"). During the Year, UPI achieved revenues of HK$1,468.6 million, up 15% compared to the previous year (2011: HK$1,277.0 million) ACN Newswire

1 WORLD DIRECT US Inc. Status Regarding Compass Biotechnologies, Inc.
The following is a statement from Timothy Omi former President of 1 WORLD DIRECT US Inc. MarketWire

Ballet Body(R) Series Creator Leah Sarago Announces Release of Eagerly Anticipated Total Body
National fitness icon and pioneer of the elongation technique, Leah Sarago, proudly announced today that her internationally acclaimed Ballet Body® series will launch the latest installment, Total Body, on December 15th 2012 MarketWire

Helix BioPharma Corp. Announces Fiscal 2013 Q1 Results
Helix BioPharma Corp. (TSX: HBP) (FRANKFURT: HBP), a biopharmaceutical company developing drug candidates for the prevention and treatment of cancer, today announced its financial results and research and development update for the quarter ended October 31, 2012. MarketWire

Acquisition of Shares
Arnold T. Kondrat announces that he acquired today on the TSX Venture Exchange an additional 1,800,000 common shares (the "Additional Shares") of Gentor Resources Inc. (the "Company") at a price of Cdn$0.06 per share. The Additional Shares represent 2.87% of the outstanding common shares of the Company (the "Common Shares") MarketWire

REVISED: Templeton Russia and East European Fund, Inc. ("TRF") Announces Distribution
Templeton Russia and East European Fund, Inc. (NYSE: TRF) today announced a total distribution of $0.2254, comprised of net investment income of $0.1579 per share, short-term capital gains distribution of $0.008 per share and long-term capital gains distribution of $0.0595 per share, payable on December 31, 2012 to shareholders of record on December 14, 2012 (Ex-Dividend Date: December 12, 2012) MarketWire

Wood Partners and Hoyt Street Properties Announce Partnership to Pursue Development of 21-Story High-Rise in Downtown Portland's Pearl District
Wood Partners, one of the nation's leading multifamily developers, announced today that it has reached an agreement with local developer Hoyt Street Properties to pursue development of an $80 million high-rise tower in downtown Portland's Pearl District, the first of its kind in the past four years. MarketWire

Ford F-150 Owned by President George W. Bush to Be Auctioned at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale
Barrett-Jackson, the World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, announced today that it will auction off a 2009 Ford F-150 King Ranch 4x4 SuperCrew owned by President George W. Bush at its Scottsdale auction on January 19, 2013. The pick-up will cross the block at approximately 9:30 pm at the conclusion of the Salon/5000 Series segment MarketWire

Sarepta Therapeutics Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock
Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRPT) today announced that it is offering to sell, subject to market and other conditions, shares of its common stock in an underwritten public offering. Sarepta also intends to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase from it up to an additional 15% of the shares of common stock offered in the public offering to cover over-allotments, if any. MarketWire

Panda Restaurant Group Hosts Children's Holiday Party for "The Leader in Me" Program Participants
Panda Restaurant Group, parent company of Panda Express and the nation's leader in Asian Fast Causal restaurants, is hosting its 5th annual holiday party for 181 elementary school students on December 14th in recognition of their accomplishments in "The Leader in Me" program. The students were selected by their teachers based on excellence in leadership and study efforts. MarketWire

Celebrated by L.A. Weekly as the City's 'Best Urban Wine Tasting Room,' 3Twenty Wine Lounge's Owner and GM Edgar Poureshagh Personalizes and Demystifies the Wine Tasting Experience
Since turning his lifelong passion for wine and insatiable quest to share it with the world into the supremely hip 3Twenty Wine Lounge (www.320southwine MarketWire

eMarketer Expands Coverage of Industry Verticals
eMarketer announced today that it will significantly expand its coverage of several major verticals to meet growing demand from eMarketer clients focused on those industries. MarketWire

BRT Realty Trust Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Results
BRT REALTY TRUST (NYSE: BRT), a real estate investment trust that originates and holds senior mortgage loans secured by commercial and multi-family properties and participates as an equity investor in joint ventures which acquire multi-family properties, today announced its results of operations for the quarter and fiscal year ended September 30, 2012. MarketWire

'Sandy Hackett's Rat Pack' Show Set to Swing in the Holidays
What could be more festive, hip and swingin' than spending the holidays with Frank, Sammy, Dean and Joey? MarketWire

W Technologies, Inc. Adds Additional Personnel to Accomodate Recent Expansion
W Technologies, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WTCG) today announced the Company has acquired the services of Michael Cardwell to assist in the implementation of its integration plan to launch a national platform that will provide a multi-system advertising platform for business and independent entrepreneurs in their sales and marketing efforts. Mr MarketWire

Citadel EFT, Inc. (CDFT) Expects to File Registration Statement, on Road to Becoming BDC
Citadel EFT, Inc.'s (OTCQB: CDFT) CEO Gary DeRoos announces that in keeping with the Company's pursuit of an American Stock Exchange-AMEX listing, the Company will be filing a registration in the New Year MarketWire

Stutz Artiano Selected 2013 "Go-To" Law Firm by In-House Counsel at Top 500 Companies; Three Shareholders Honored by American Lawyer Media
Stutz Artiano Shinoff & Holtz has been recognized as a 2013 "Go-To Law Firm for the Top 500 Companies" for its legal advice in Litigation by American Lawyer Media, publishers of The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, The Law Journal Press and The National Law Journal MarketWire

3C Network Merges With MH1889 to Form Leading Partnership in the Roofing & Siding Industry
3C Network announced a merger with its long term technology partner, Millhouse 1889 LLC ("MH1889"). The new entity combines the best of both companies, enabling 3C Network to offer enhanced services to their members and industry partners, including the recently launched roofing management system "roof-IS," a comprehensive cloud-based software solution designed specifically for the industry. MarketWire

Bimba Adds 3D Entertainment Package and New Features to Online Configurator Powered by CADENAS PARTsolutions
Bimba Manufacturing, a forward-thinking innovator of actuation technology, and CADENAS PARTsolutions, a global provider of 3D parts catalogs and online configurators for manufacturers, announce the addition of 3D functionality to Bimba's online CAD models. MarketWire

CDEX Secures Order for 10 Units of Its ValiMed CCT System
CDEX Inc. (OTCQB: CDEX), a leading developer of chemical detection products using patented technologies for use in healthcare, safety and security markets, today announced the company secured an order for 10 units of its ValiMed™ CCT drug validation system from Al-Essa Medical & Scientific Equipment Company in Safat, Kuwait MarketWire

Hansen Medical Announces Changes to Its Board of Directors
Hansen Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: HNSN), a global leader in intravascular robotics, today announced changes to its Board of Directors. These changes include the appointment of Michael Eagle, a current director, as Chairman of the Board and the resignations of Russell C. Hirsch, M.D., Ph.D., and James M. Shapiro. Mr. Eagle replaces Dr. Hirsch as the Company's lead outside director MarketWire

Local Splash Expands to New Larger Office
Local Splash, the largest Local SEO company in the U.S., announces its move to a new, larger building in Costa Mesa, California. This comes as no surprise for a company that has appeared in Inc. 5000's Fastest Growing Companies list, the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 list, and Orange County Business Journal's list of Fastest Growing Companies, all in 2012. MarketWire

Apersee Introduces Industry Press Releases Section
Apersee, the legal industry's premier system for selecting e-discovery providers and products, announced today the addition to its popular website an "Industry Press Releases" section. The section contains a collection of recent news announcements from electronic discovery and information governance product and service providers MarketWire

Novation Holdings (ALZM) Announces Second Acquisition; Roll-up Strategy
Novation Holdings (OTCBB: ALZM) today announced that it has acquired Burgoyne Internet Services, LLC, a profitable Internet service provider based in Utah. The transaction was completed on December 6, 2012, with an effective date for accounting purposes of November 30, 2012. In addition to the acquisition of Burgoyne, the selling group also agreed to provide working capital to Novation. MarketWire

SOMMORE's Chandelier Status Inspires a Movement That Changes Lives Nationwide
For over 20 years millions have laughed 'til they cried while being entertained with comedic performances by one of America's top female entertainers yet while entertaining audiences, she hilariously educates on prevalent social issues from a woman's perspective MarketWire

Steve Finnerty Joins the CIO Executive Council's Leadership Team
The CIO Executive Council -- a member-led executive organization of global business leaders working to drive value from the intersection of business, information technology and strategy -- announces the appointment of Stephen Finnerty to the Executive Leadership Team MarketWire

Lattice Semiconductor Updates 4Q12 Revenue Guidance
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) today updated its revenue guidance for the fourth quarter ending December 29, 2012 to reflect weakness in the communications market combined with continued weakness in the worldwide distribution channel. Guidance remains unchanged for gross margin and total operating expenses. MarketWire

SugarHouse New Year's Eve Fireworks on the Waterfront Anchors Philly News Year's Week Celebration
Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter today announced the annual SugarHouse New Year's Eve Fireworks on the Waterfront are continuing the grand New Year's Eve tradition with twice the fireworks and twice the fun at 6 pm and midnight on December 31 MarketWire

SEACOR to Adjust Conversion Rate of Its 2.50% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2027 for Special Cash Dividend
As a result of the $5.00 per share Special Dividend SEACOR Holdings Inc.'s (NYSE: CKH) ("SEACOR") Board of Directors declared on December 7, 2012, payable to holders of its common stock, SEACOR will adjust the conversion rate applicable to its 2.50% convertible senior notes due 2027 (the "notes") MarketWire

TELiBrahma Launches Point 1.0 Next Generation Augmented Reality Advertising Platform
TELiBrahma (www.telibrahma.com), the award-winning leader in global mobile marketing technology, is taking on the US market with the debut of their latest visual recognition augmented reality (AR) advertising platform, Point MarketWire

Kids' Hot Holiday Gifts & Apps
No kidding! The holidays are all about the children. What gifts and apps will they enjoy receiving the most? MarketWire

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Is Institutional Investor's Top Global Research Firm of 2012
Bank of America Merrill Lynch is Institutional Investor's Top Global Research Firm for a second year running. J.P. Morgan lands in second place, followed by Deutsche Bank in third. MarketWire

IT Roadmap Conference & Expo Features Five Key IT Trends in 2013 Agenda
IDG Enterprise -- the media company comprising Computerworld, InfoWorld, Network World, CIO, DEMO, CSO, CIO Executive Council, ITworld, CFOworld and CITEworld -- announces the five content pillars for the 2013 IT Roadmap Conference & Expo series. The content will provide IT decision-makers with the strategies and solutions to build an IT roadmap for business innovation and growth MarketWire

Bergio End of the Year Update
Bergio International, Inc. (OTCQB: BRGO) ("Bergio" or the "Company") is pleased to report the progress that has been made in 2012. MarketWire

Neron Solutions -- Christmas Web Design Announcement -- 12 Years Winning Online, Holiday Cheers
In the fast paced and continually advancing digital age, almost all businesses have entered the internet world and set up their websites. The competition is vast and the fact is the ones who have a better quality website and user-friendly design generate more traffic and higher revenues. MarketWire

First Annual "Chanukah With The Stars" Benefit in NYC to Highlight Grassroots Spiritual Initiative
The first annual "Chanukah With The Stars" benefit will kick off on Wed, Dec 12, 2012, 8pm at the rooftop of Prime at the Bentley Hotel in NYC. Leaders from across a wide array of industries will gather to celebrate Chanukah -- the Jewish Festival of Lights and bring attention to Spirituality For All, a grassroots spiritual initiative. MarketWire

Nine Kansas City Lawyers From Van Osdol & Magruder, P.C. Named Super Lawyers & Rising Stars
Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine announced that nine attorneys (out of a total of 14 in the firm) from Van Osdol & Magruder, P.C., The Biggest Little Law Firm® in Kansas City, were included on the 2012 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. Super Lawyers also named Van Osdol & Magruder the Top Medium Sized Law Firm in Missouri MarketWire

American Summits Urges Public to 'Drink American' and Releases Limited Edition Glass Bottled Mountain Spring Water Featuring Presidential Inauguration Commemorative Label
American Summits, the nation's fastest growing mountain spring water, has announced the release of collectible, commemorative labeled "Limited Edition" glass-bottled spring water designed to celebrate the Presidential Inauguration. The Wyoming-sourced spring water brand, recognizing that as much as 98% of the bottled water sold in U.S MarketWire

RecruitingHop Offers Enterprise Mobile Recruiting Solution
SnapHop, a provider of enterprise mobile solutions, today announced the availability of RecruitingHop, a new fast-to-market mobile recruiting solution for recruiters, job boards, and companies seeking access to candidates who increasingly rely on smartphones and tablets for all their communication needs MarketWire

Active Power Receives Multimillion Dollar Order for Leading Internet Search Firm
Active Power (NASDAQ: ACPW), manufacturer of UPS (uninterruptible power supply) systems and modular infrastructure solutions, received a multimillion dollar purchase order for its CleanSource® UPS systems. These systems are slated for deployment at a data center owned by one of the world's leading internet search firms. MarketWire

Dec. 14: Cupcake Vineyards Celebrates National Cupcake Day in New York City
On Friday, Dec. 14, one day prior to the nationally-celebrated annual Cupcake Day, Cupcake Vineyards will ring in this special day by offering free cupcakes and wine tastings of its very best wines for consumer in New York City. The winery will tour the city in its 'Cupcake Truck,' delivering cupcakes and other goodies to holiday shoppers and patrons en route MarketWire

Global Technologies Group, Inc. Results of Last Meeting at Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Global Technologies Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GTGP) reports results of the last meeting held at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) on September 12, which discussed the MBS technology for use at the Y12 complex. Present at the meeting were James Fallacaro, Global Technologies Group, Inc., Martin Matushek, M2 Polymer and J. Bickford, MSE Technology Applications, Inc MarketWire

Reflex CES Introduces Industry's First Aurora-Like IP Core, Offers Freedom to Choose Best FPGA Technology by Enabling Interoperability Between Leading FPGA Platforms
Reflex CES, a provider of custom embedded and complex systems, today announced the industry's first release of the Reflex CES Aurora-like IP Core based on Altera FPGAs. The core enables interoperability between Xilinx Virtex-6 LXT and Altera Stratix IV and Stratix V GX FPGAs. MarketWire

FBS Bowl-Bound Teams Partner With Paciolan to Sell Tickets
Paciolan, the leading provider of ticketing, marketing, fundraising and sales automation solutions in college athletics, including 105 college athletics institutions, announced today that the company powers ticket sales for teams represented in 29 of the 35 bowl games in the Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) 2012-13 bowl season from Dec. 15, 2012 to Jan. 7, 2013 MarketWire

Facility and Maintenance Services Present Immense Cost-Cutting Opportunities for Retailers and Grocers
Facility and maintenance services are ripe with potential savings, according to new sourcing data from Intesource. MarketWire

Graphite Market Set for Growth
Graphite, commonly known for its use in No 2 pencils, is quietly finding new applications that are poised to greatly expand its demand in the coming years MarketWire

ABC Global Services Shares Five Tips for Getting the Greatest Value in Hotel Bookings
In anticipation of a busy holiday travel season, ABC Global Services, an industry-leading travel services provider for consultants and travel agencies worldwide, today released five strategies that travel professionals can leverage to get the best value when booking hotels for their clients. MarketWire

Sage Small Business Snapshot: Strong Majority of Small Business Owners Are Worried About Fiscal Cliff
Sage North America today announced the results of a small business owner snapshot survey that found most small business owners are very concerned over the outcome of fiscal cliff negotiations (70 percent) facing the Obama Administration and Congress. The survey showed that following the fiscal cliff, small business owners are most concerned about taxes, followed closely by government spending. MarketWire

TCW's Diane Jaffee to Discuss Dividend-Focused Investing and the "Fiscal Cliff" on TCW Conference Call
The TCW Group (TCW), an international asset-management firm, invites you to participate in a conference call on Wednesday, December 12 with Diane Jaffee, Portfolio Manager of the TCW Dividend-Focused Fund and the TCW Relative Value Large Cap Fund. MarketWire

TRI Pointe Homes Names Key Executives in Northern and Southern California
To accelerate its rapid growth and continue to lead a new generation of homebuilders, TRI Pointe Homes has bolstered its management team with two key executive appointments. Jeffrey D. Frankel, who was previously Vice President, Division Manager for Northern California, has been promoted to Division President for Northern California, and Brian L MarketWire

McWilliams|Ballard Sells Out the Townes of Shirlington in Arlington, VA
McWilliams|Ballard announced today that they have sold and settled all residences at the Townes of Shirlington in Arlington, VA. Developed by 2249 Shirlington Road, LLC, a partnership between Elliott Burka and Michael Griffin, two area luxury developers, the townhome community sits above 5,800 square feet of ground level retail in the Shirlington neighborhood of Arlington. MarketWire

Data Protection Lessons From Hurricane Sandy
Hurricane Sandy left major devastation in her wake this past October. With loss estimates due to damage and business disruption coming in around $65.6 billion, Sandy went on record as the largest Atlantic hurricane in history. For some businesses, Sandy meant major flooding and debris; for others, it meant loss of power for weeks on end MarketWire

Massachusetts Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys Honors State Senator Harriette Chandler and Others at Annual Meeting
At its annual meeting on Tuesday, December 4th, the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (MassNAELA) honored several individuals for their advocacy of elder services and their commitment to raising awareness of legal issues affecting seniors. Massachusetts State Senator Harriette L MarketWire

Free Bill.com Webinar to Explore How Cloud Computing Changes the Game for Dentists
Bill.com, the leader in integrated bill payment, invoicing and cash management solutions for businesses, today announced that it will explore how dentists can deploy breakthrough cloud technology to transform their practices and make more money in a free webinar, "How Cloud Computing Changes the Game for Dentists," on Thursday, December 13, at 11 a.m. PT MarketWire

Seeking to Catapult the Latin Music Industry, Hispanicize 2013 Launches Unprecedented Hispanicize Music Festival
In an effort to catapult the careers of emerging music artists and Latin DJs, organizers of Hispanicize 2013 today unveiled a one-of-a-kind Hispanicize Music Festival that will showcase the full scope of Latin music artists ranging from indie alternative rockers to salsa groups and even legendary music artists. MarketWire

Power Up for Barona's Video Game-Themed Party Pit on Wednesday, December 12
Players who enjoy video games as much as slot machines and table games are invited to Barona Resort & Casino on Wednesday, December 12. Beginning at 6 p.m., players are encouraged to wear their favorite video game character costume as Barona's Party Pit plays host to an evening primed to mix costumed role-playing with classic casino gaming. MarketWire

Men in Glasses Are Sexy, Say 87 Percent of Women
The women of America have spoken, and they have overwhelmingly told new online eyewear retailer DITTO.com that a man in glasses is one sexy man. MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology Launches New Precision MELF Resistor Sample Kits
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) is now offering laboratory sample kits that put popular values for its precision MELF resistors at designers' fingertips to simplify prototyping and speed time to market for a wide range of electronic systems. MarketWire

Avaya Drives the Industry's Most Comprehensive, Easy to Use Video Collaboration Solutions for the Mobile Enterprise
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The Albarino Explorers Club (AEC) Announces Its Ambassador Video Contest Winner
The wait is over! After months of searching, the Albariño Explorers Club (AEC) is pleased to announce the winner of its video contest and introduce the 2013 Albariño Explorers Club Ambassador -- Mr. Brian Freedman MarketWire

TAB Bank Names Michael Palmer as Vice President of Compliance
As TAB Bank continues to take strides to ensure compliance and adherence to federal regulations and other statutes, it is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Palmer as Vice President of Compliance. As an FDIC-insured bank, TAB maintains a strong and vibrant Compliance department with many professionals who possess strong compliance and regulatory backgrounds MarketWire

Dawn Bernd-Schulz Launches Corporate and Securities Boutique
Former Blank Rome LLP Partner, Dawn M. Bernd-Schulz, today announced her departure from that firm and the launch of her own corporate and securities boutique, Dawn Bernd-Schulz PLLC. MarketWire

Aberdeen Group Publishes Business Intelligence (BI), Networking and Application Performance Research
Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), today announced the publication of new research reports from its IT Infrastructure/Virtualization and Cloud, Enterprise Mobility and Communications, Retail and Consumer Markets, and Business Intellligence (BI) research practices. MarketWire

REMINDER: Media Alert: OneSpin Solutions Named Silver Sponsor of ARM Technology Symposium 2012 Paris
WHO: OneSpin Solutions™ (www.onespin-solutions MarketWire

Snipp Adds Mobile Purchase Validation and Site Builder Solutions to Round Out Its 'Mobilize Me' Platform
Snipp Interactive Inc. (www.snipp.com), an international provider of mobile marketing solutions listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX VENTURE: SPN), has expanded its 'Mobilize Me' platform with the addition of its new Mobile Purchase Validation and Mobile Site Builder solutions MarketWire

Nominations Now Open for the 2013 DAA Awards for Excellence
The DAA (Digital Analytics Association) announced today that it is accepting nominations for the 2013 DAA Awards for Excellence to celebrate the outstanding contributions that individuals, agencies, vendors and practitioners have given to the digital analytics industry. MarketWire

Infrastructure Developments Corp. Issues Corporate and Shareholder Update
Infrastructure Developments Corp. (OTCQB: IDVC) (the "Company") wishes to clarify certain issues regarding the public market for its common stock. MarketWire

Managing Client-Billable Expenses for Professional Services Organizations Is Getting Increasingly Complicated
Incurring expenses on behalf of a client is part of the cost of doing business. While many of those costs - such as travel and entertainment (T&E) expenses - can be passed along to the client, the majority of professional services organizations utilize error-prone systems that are costing them money. MarketWire

Holiday Car Rental Reservations Up 25 Percent at Enterprise Rent-A-Car's Neighborhood Locations
In anticipation of the AAA Christmas holiday travel announcement, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, North America's largest rental car brand, reports today that advance reservations are currently up more than 25 percent over last year. This data comes from Enterprise's neighborhood locations and points to the continuing popularity of the holiday road trip in 2012. MarketWire

Wiz Khalifa Flies High With "O.N.I.F.C."; New Album From Rap Superstar Sits Atop Billboard's "Top Rap Albums" & "Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums" Charts & Debuts at #2 on the "Top 200 Albums" Chart; Acclaimed MC Receives Two Grammy Nominations at the 55TH Annual Grammy Awards; Today Named "Wiz Kh
"O.N.I.F.C.," the highly-anticipated sophomore album from Rostrum/Atlantic recording artist Wiz Khalifa, has debuted at #2 on the Billboard "Top 200 Albums" chart. With sales exceeding 141,000 units, the album is also sitting at #1 on Billboard's "Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums" and "Top Rap Albums" charts MarketWire

Vaultive Announces Appointment of Leading Cloud Security Industry Experts to Advisory Board
Vaultive, a provider of cloud data encryption solutions designed to maintain the control, security and compliance of data processed by cloud-based services, today announced the formation of its Advisory Board, which includes notable cloud computing industry luminaries Dave Cullinane, CEO of SecurityStarfish, Jim Reavis, co-founder and executive director of the Cloud Security Alliance, and Dr MarketWire

Dragon Capital Group, Corp. Reports Financial Results for the First Nine Months of 2012 Ended September 30, 2012
Dragon Capital Group Corp. (PINKSHEETS: DRGV), a leading holding company of emerging high-tech companies in China, announced today the company's financial results for the first nine months of 2012 ended September 30, 2012. MarketWire

Apple Mobile Devices Continue SMB Market Dominance, According to Intermedia
Mobile devices running Apple's iOS operating system continue to dominate the small and medium-sized business (SMB) market according to Intermedia, a global leader in cloud services and the largest Microsoft hosted Exchange provider MarketWire

End-to-End Data Solutions for Big Data Offered by Computacenter
End-to-end data solutions for Big Data offered by Europe's leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services, Computacenter. MarketWire

MultiTouch Announces New Remote Management System for Interactive Displays Deployed Worldwide
MultiTouch Ltd., the world leader in interactive display systems, today announced a new remote management system, MultiTaction® Management Suite, and its first application, MultiTaction® Site Manager. The MultiTaction Site Manager enables system integrators, IT managers and content providers to manage thousands of globally dispersed, network connected interactive systems MarketWire

Battelle, Sellex Liquid Bottle Scanner Approved for Use in Europe
Battelle and its marketing partner Sellex International passed a significant milestone in steps to improve security with major European approval of a cutting-edge scanner. MarketWire

Pilat HR Solutions to Present Webinar on Common HR Practices That Can Destroy Payroll Budgets
WHO:Clinton Wingrove, executive vice president and principal consultant for Pilat HR Solutions, the premier provider of human capital management technology and professional services. WHAT:Will present a complimentary webinar titled, "Beware the Four Compensation Horsemen of the Apocalypse" as part of Pilat's new "Surviving the Recovery" series of webinars MarketWire

Audi S5 Wins Ward's 10 Best Engines Award
Audi today announced that the Audi S5 has been named a winner in the 19th annual Ward's 10 Best Engines competition. This marks the fourth consecutive win for the Audi 3.0 TFSI V6 engine. WardsAuto editors tested 40 vehicles and scored each engine based on power, noise, vibration, drivability, packaging, fuel economy, technical relevance and specifications. MarketWire

Visa and MasterCard Fail in Their Attempt to Supress Disclosure of Information to the CEO & President of SmartMetric, Inc. Under Discovery in the SmartMetric Lawsuit Brought Against Visa and MasterCard by SmartMetric, Inc.
SmartMetric, Inc MarketWire

Covanta Field Services South Named VPP STAR Mobile Workforce by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Covanta Energy Corporation, a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy, is pleased to announce that its Covanta Field Services (CFS) South team has earned STAR status in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Voluntary Protection Program (OSHA VPP). MarketWire

Signature Card Services Explodes Into New Markets, Boosts Staff by 75%
Signature Card Services appears to be bucking the gloomy employment trends in Los Angeles. The company, which is an industry-leading payment processing services provider, announced that in the last quarter alone it has increased its underwriting staff by an impressive 25% and its customer service staff by an even more astonishing 75%. MarketWire

The PIMCO Foundation Announces 2012 Grant Recipients
The PIMCO Foundation, the charitable arm of global investment management firm PIMCO, has awarded $810,000 in 2012 grants to 23 U.S. non-profit organizations. MarketWire

Aberdeen Publishes IT Infrastructure, Communications, Retail and Consumer Markets Research
Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), today announced the publication of new research reports from its IT Infrastructure/Virtualization and Cloud, Enterprise Mobility and Communications, Retail and Consumer Markets research practices. MarketWire

Spindle Location Discovery Service Launches Spindle Alerts
Spindle Labs, Inc., whose mission is to make valuable social content more discoverable, today announced the launch of Spindle Alerts. Starting today, users will now be notified of the most interesting and timely updates from the businesses and organizations they care about. MarketWire

Brandywine Homes Unveils Plans for Its First Multifamily Development
Brandywine Homes, known for single-family infill projects that respect the architectural integrity of existing neighborhoods, announces its first multifamily development -- the first of four apartment complexes it plans to build in the coming year. MarketWire

New Option to Help Employers, Employees & Advisors Create Secure Retirements: A Fixed Indexed Annuity Option Exclusively for 401(k) Plans
401(k) Marketing, a division of Futurity First Insurance Group, now offers training and marketing programs in support of National Life Group's SecurePlus VIP Fixed Indexed Annuity®, an annuity exclusively for 401(k) retirement plans. MarketWire

Graphite Corp. Announces Environmental Compliance Advisor
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 the inclusion of Mr. Roger W. Szelmeczka to advise on environmental matters. MarketWire

Wyndham Vacation Rentals(R) Launches Wyndham Home Exchange
Wyndham Vacation Rentals, the world's largest professionally managed vacation rentals business, today announced the launch of Wyndham Home Exchange(SM). The program allows homeowners of vacation rental properties to trade weeks at their rental property for access to accommodations at more than 4,000 RCI affiliated resorts around the world. MarketWire

Colorado Goldfields Acquires $234 Million Gold/Silver Property -- The Champion Mine
Colorado Goldfields Inc. (OTCQB: CGFI) announces that it has acquired the Champion Mine, which is located within 6 miles of the Company's Pride of the West Mill. The total estimated resource for gold and silver in the property is $234 million. Furthermore, its proximity to the Company's Pride of the West Mill makes the Champion a perfect addition to Colorado Goldfields' stable of mineral rights. MarketWire

Cyclone Power Technologies to Form Joint Venture With Manufacturing Partner, Precision CNC
Cyclone Power Technologies Inc. (OTCQB: CYPW), developer of the all-fuel, clean-tech Cyclone Engine, announced today that it has signed a Letter of Understanding with Carroll, Ohio based Precision CNC to establish a production center for Cyclone Engines MarketWire

Casa Bonita Is Nominated by Hotel & Lodge Magazine for Best Lodge in the World
The hotel Casa Bonita Tropical Lodge has been selected by the French magazine Hôtel & Lodge as one of the four best properties around the world this year in the "Lodge" category for the quality of its services. MarketWire

MyStudio Auditioners Carly Rose Sonenclar and Emblem3 Make It to the Final 4 of The X Factor Semi-Finals
Studio One Media, Inc. (OTCBB: SOMD) (OTCQB: SOMD), a leading edge entertainment & technology company, today announced that MyStudio® auditioners Carly Rose Sonenclar and Emblem3 are among the top 4 in The X Factor semi-finals. Thousands of auditions were conducted at MyStudio's for The X Factor in nineteen (19) cities across America this season MarketWire

Stellar Biotechnologies, Inc. to Host Conference Call at 2:30 pm ET on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 to Provide Business Overview
Stellar Biotechnologies, Inc. ("Stellar" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: KLH) (PINKSHEETS: SBOTF) (FRANKFURT: RBT), the world leader in sustainable manufacture of GMP-grade Keyhole Limpet Hemocyanin (KLH), today announced that it will hold a conference call with investors on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 to discuss the Company's business strategies. MarketWire

BoyarMiller Forum Panelists Forecast Continued Prosperity for Houston Residential, Retail, Office and Industrial Sectors in 2013
With a robust economy and one of the nation's top job markets, Houston is the place to be, according to a panel of local real estate leaders MarketWire

Facebook College Recruiting Leader Adam Ward Joins Readyforce Advisory Board
Readyforce, the career network for students building the easiest way for companies to hire college students for internships and jobs, announced today Adam Ward, Global University Recruiting Manager at Facebook, has joined the Readyforce Advisory Board to counsel the rapidly growing company. MarketWire

Stevia First Corp. Announces Support and Collaboration With USDA Specialty Crops Project
Stevia First Corp MarketWire

ecoSolutions Intl Announces Name Change to Hedgebrook, Rebrand Underscores New Strategy
Hedgebrook (PINKSHEETS: HBRK), formerly ecoSolutions Intl, today announced that it has changed its name from ecoSolutions Intl to Hedgebrook and unveiled its new brand and visual identity. The re-branding highlights the company's new focus on mergers and acquisitions in core segments including aerospace, consumer & retail, energy, healthcare and technology MarketWire

Kindsight Expands Mobile Security Protection
Kindsight, a network-based security company, today released new features for Kindsight Mobile Security to expand the protection mobile operators can offer their subscribers MarketWire

eQuest Combines Big Data for HR Technology With Job Posting Delivery Optimization
eQuest today announced that it has completed the first in a series of applications that will utilize its mammoth job board performance Big Data warehouse for use in eQuest's wide range of services and products. MarketWire

Center4(TM) Welcomes New Members to Blue Ribbon Advisory Board
Center4, a new kind of technology accelerator devoted to New York City's nonprofit community -- established by FEGS Health & Human Services, in collaboration with its IT subsidiary, AllSector Technology Group -- announced today the addition of four new members to its "blue ribbon" Advisory Board MarketWire

Survey: More Than Half of PNW Family Businesses Report Increased Sales, Plans to Expand
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KBS Non-Traded REIT Expands Houston Portfolio
KBS Strategic Opportunity REIT Inc. (KBS Strategic Opportunity REIT), a public non-traded real estate investment trust headquartered in Newport Beach, Calif., has closed on West Loop I & II, a 313,873 rentable square-foot office complex in Houston's Bellaire submarket. The acquisition gives the non-traded REIT its second Houston asset. MarketWire

Sage Nonprofit Survey on Social Enterprise and Impact Investment Reveals Low Awareness and Participation, Yet High Success Rates
Sage North America today released the results of its social enterprise and impact investment survey. The survey was a subset of the recently conducted Sage Nonprofit Insights grant management survey of U.S. and Canadian nonprofit organizations. MarketWire

Widen Launches DAM Software Integration With ConceptShare to Bring Customers Advanced Creative Markup and Review Tools
Widen Enterprises has taken a major step to help users of its digital asset management (DAM) software, Media Collective, enhance their marketing workflows. The company has integrated ConceptShare, a web-based creative review and collaboration application, into the DAM offering. MarketWire

MediSwipe Inc. Announces Launch of Proprietary Security Software Application for Digitization of Medical Marijuana Dispensary Patient Records
MediSwipe Inc. (www.MediSwipe.com) (OTCQB: MWIP), a merchant payment solutions and financial security products company for the medical health care industry, today announced that the company has unveiled plans to offer the first digital patient records solution specifically targeting the medical marijuana dispensary marketplace MarketWire

Build.com Reveals Three Easy Ways to Combat Rising Home Heating Costs This Winter
With natural gas and oil prices on the rise, U.S. homeowners are expected to pay A LOT more to heat their homes this winter. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, homes that use natural gas will see a 15 percent increase in heating bills this winter -- adding an estimated $89 more to gas bills each month MarketWire

Infinite Z Appoints VP of Sales and Business Development to Accelerate Growth and Strategic Partnerships
Infinite Z, Inc.®, a technology provider that is shaping the future of human-computer interaction, today announced that Eric Morse has joined the Company as vice president of sales and business development. MarketWire

Expesite Named a 2012 Innovation Award Semifinalist
Expesite has been recognized as a semifinalist for the 2012 TechColumbus Outstanding Product Innovation Award. This is the 17th year for the Innovation Awards, with this year's theme honoring those central Ohio companies that have created a project or program that displays innovation beyond convention MarketWire

Commerce National Bank Announces the Appointment of Nic Goeres, Business Banking Officer
Commerce National Bank (OTCBB: CNBF), a community business bank in its ninth year of operation, is pleased to announce that Nic Goeres has joined the Bank as a Business Banking Officer in the Newport Beach Headquarters office. MarketWire

Telx Grows Interconnection in Pacific Northwest With PRT1 in Portland
Telx®, a leading provider of global interconnectivity, cloud enablement services and datacenter solutions, today announced the launch of its 19th Cloud Connection Center "PRT1" in Portland, Oregon. Today's announcement represents the second introduction of a Telx facility in the Pacific Northwest, following the recent unveiling of Telx's new SEA1 facility in Seattle MarketWire

Invensys Solutions Improve Power Delivery in Puerto Rico
Invensys Operations Management, a global provider of technology systems, software solutions and consulting services to the manufacturing and infrastructure operations industries, has completed a major control systems and technology upgrade at 12 Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority sites MarketWire

USSolar to Unveil Comprehensive EPC Services at Power Gen 2012
During the opening day of the Power Gen 2012 conference in Orlando, US Solar Institute (USSolar) unveiled a range of new service offerings to reflect its developing role within the Florida and Caribbean solar markets MarketWire

BMO Harris Bank's 5th Annual Holiday Bazaar Makes the Season Bright for Chicagoland Non-Profits
BMO Harris Bank today announced it will once again host its 5th annual Holiday Bazaar, a festive celebration designed to support various Chicagoland non-profit organizations during the holidays. MarketWire

Aroway Energy Inc. Begins Drilling Oil Wells at Kirkpatrick Lake
AROWAY ENERGY INC. (TSX VENTURE: ARW)(OTCQX: ARWJF) (www.arowayenergy.com) (the "Company") is pleased to announce it has commenced drilling on its 100% owned and operated Kirkpatrick Lake property in Central, Alberta MarketWire

Applied DNA Sciences Will Present at Prestigious Imperial Security Investors Conference
Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (OTCBB: APDN), (Twitter: @APDN), a provider of DNA-based anti-counterfeiting technology and product authentication solutions, announced today that it will present at the annual Security Investor Conference, sponsored by Imperial Capital MarketWire

Pure Storage Delivers the Ultimate VDI Experience With New All-Flash Reference Architectures and Expandable Starter Kit
Pure Storage, the all-flash enterprise storage array company, today announced that it is bringing the performance and efficiency of all-flash storage to virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) deployments for less than $100/seat with its new VMware-certified VDI Reference Architectures and All-Flash VDI Starter Kit MarketWire

Deep Well Receives $3 Million Financing December 12, 2012
Deep Well Oil & Gas, Inc. (and its subsidiaries- "Deep Well" or "Company") (OTCQB: DWOG) (News) is pleased to announce that it has secured a private placement financing for $3 million U.S. with one investor. MarketWire

Sale and lease-back of Nokia's head office building completed
Nokia today completed the sale andlease-back of its head office building in Espoo, Finland to Exilion. Thetransaction was originallyannounced on December 4, 2012. MarketWire

Tobit.Software Chooses Meru Wireless to Serve Event Attendees at Its 2,000 Capacity Atrium
Meru Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: MERU), a leader in virtualized wireless LAN solutions, today announced that German-based software developer Tobit.Software, AG, has deployed a high-performance Meru wireless network to support visitors to its Atrium, a 2,000-capacity, high-technology sporting event viewing center. MarketWire

Catapult Launches New Data Mapping Software in the Logistics Market
Catapult International announced it has released its newest software product called Spring Board. MarketWire

DayStar Technologies (DSTI) Announces That Former United States Secretary of Energy and Ambassador to the United Nations Under President Clinton's Administration and the Former Governor of New Mexico, William (Bill) Richardson, Joins Its Board of Directors
DayStar Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSTI) announces a new member to their Board of Directors. Former United States Secretary of Energy, former Governor of New Mexico and Nobel Prize nominee, Bill Richardson, has joined the Board of Directors of DayStar Technologies. MarketWire

Tangent Medical Announces Issuance of US Patent
Tangent Medical (www.tangentmedical.com), an innovator in IV therapy products, today announced the issuance of US Patent #8,323,249 for technology included in the NovaCath™ Secure IV Catheter System, a product designed to set new standards in peripheral IV catheter design, functionality and performance MarketWire

Tesla Motors Announces Major European Distribution Center in the Netherlands
As a key step towards beginning worldwide distribution of Model S, Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA) announced today that it will begin operations this month at its new European Distribution Center in Tilburg, Netherlands. This new facility will serve as Tesla's European service and parts headquarters, as well as the final assembly and distribution point for Model S vehicles sold in Europe MarketWire

Fuhu, Inc. Launches nabi(R) Look HD 1080p Camera -- the World's Most Versatile High-Definition Camera Built Durable Enough for Kids
Fuhu, Inc., the leader in tablets made just for kids, today unveiled its entry into a new category of products: high-definition pocket video cameras MarketWire

Fuhu, Inc. Unveils nabi(R) XD: The World's First Android Ultraportable for Tweens at $249
Fuhu, Inc., the leader in tablets made just for kids, today unveiled the new nabi® XD: an ultraportable tablet that combines the best of a notebook and tablet PC with an amazing 10.1-inch high-definition in-plane-switching (IPS), five-point capacitive touch screen MarketWire

Redbox Instant by Verizon Unveils Details of Disc + Digital Movie Service
Redbox Instant™ by Verizon, a joint venture between two market leaders, Redbox, a subsidiary of Coinstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSTR), and Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ), unveiled further details of its soon-to-launch service and announced agreements with Hollywood studios and device manufacturers that will bring thousands of popular movies to consumers at home and on the go. MarketWire

Reed's Inc. Expands National Presence of New Culture Club Kombucha
Reed's, Inc. (NASDAQ: REED), maker of the top-selling sodas in natural food stores nationwide, is delivering successful distribution results with the rollout of Culture Club Kombucha into the $609 million+ Functional Juice & Kombucha Beverage category. MarketWire

Rocket Lawyer and Hiscox Make It Easier for Entrepreneurs to Protect Their Small Businesses From Potential Risks With Specialized Insurance
Rocket Lawyer™, the fastest growing complete online legal service, is happy to announce a new partnership with Hiscox, an industry leader in small business insurance. In a recent Rocket Lawyer survey, 22 percent of small business owners cited lawsuits as their biggest legal concern. This new partnership will make it easier for entrepreneurs to protect their ambitions and livelihoods. MarketWire

Applied DNA Sciences Announces Webcast: Mandate for SigNature(R) DNA Marking. Learn the Facts.
Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (OTCBB: APDN), (Twitter: @APDN), a provider of DNA-based anti-counterfeiting technology and product authentication solutions, announced today that it will host a free webcast entitled: "The Mandate for DNA Marking, Compliance with Section 818 of the National Defense Authorization Act, and the Future of Electronics Security MarketWire

Ram Power Announces Termination of Power Purchase Agreement for Clayton Valley Project
Ram Power, Corp MarketWire

US Ecology Accelerates Declaration of Regular Quarterly Dividend of $0.18 per Share
US Ecology, Inc. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: ECOL) today announced that its Board of Directors has accelerated the record and payment date of the Company's regular quarterly dividend. The quarterly dividend of $0.18 per share will be payable on December 27, 2012, rather than January 25, 2013, to stockholders of record at the close of business on December 20, 2012. MarketWire

DAS Market Growth Fuels Connectivity Wireless Expansion
Connectivity Wireless Solutions, a nationwide leader in in-building wireless solutions, today announced the opening of a regional office in San Francisco. The full-service office is staffed with radio frequency (RF) engineers, field operations, and sales staff to support distributed antenna system (DAS) implementations and wireless data projects in the Western region MarketWire

GlobalWise Channel Partner Sycle.net Continues to Deliver New Clients
GlobalWise Investments, Inc. (OTCBB: GWIV) (OTCQB: GWIV) (www.GlobalWiseInvestments.com) and its wholly owned subsidiary Intellinetics, Inc., a leading-edge technology company focused on the design, implementation and management of cloud-based Enterprise Content Management ("ECM") systems in both the public and private sectors, today provide an update on the successful Sycle.net (http://web MarketWire

MRV's OptiSwitch Named Best Carrier Ethernet Demarcation Product in APAC at Carrier Ethernet World Congress
MRV Communications™, Inc MarketWire

Magnablend Acquired by Univar
Magnablend, Inc. is pleased to announce the closing of its previously reported acquisition by Univar Inc., a global leader in the distribution of chemistry and related services. Magnablend, a Texas-based provider of custom chemical manufacturing, blending, and packaging solutions, was acquired in May 2011 by an investor group consisting of TGF Management Corp MarketWire

Truli Media Group Enters China Market: Mandarin Language Content Seen Adding to Revenue in Q1-13
Truli Media Group, Inc. (OTCQB: TRLI), parent company of Truli.Net, a global faith-based & family friendly media content platform and social community hub, today announced it has signed an agreement with Metan Development Group ("Metan") in which Metan will provide Truli.Net with Mandarin language content. MarketWire

W2O Group Joins Forces With VM Foundry to Create W2O Digital and Expand Austin Presence and Operations
MarketWire

Market Leader Expands HouseValues.com by Combining Exclusive Territories, Guaranteed Leads & Award-Winning Marketing and CRM Tools
Market Leader (NASDAQ: LEDR), a leader in online marketing and technology solutions for real estate professionals, has expanded and enhanced its HouseValues.com product in response to improving real estate market conditions and significantly increased demand for seller leads from real estate professionals. MarketWire

Glassdoor Announces Employees' Choice Award Winners, Top 50 Best Places to Work for 2013
Glassdoor, a jobs and career community, has announced the winners of the fifth annual Employees' Choice Awards, a list of the 50 Best Places to Work for 2013. The Employees' Choice Awards rely solely on the input of employees who elect to provide feedback on their job, work environment and company, via Glassdoor's anonymous online company review survey MarketWire

Vancouver Skin Care Specialist Recommends Skin Rejuvenation in Winter
Dr. Shehla Ebrahim, a skin care specialist in Vancouver, says certain skin care treatments at her practice are more popular during the Winter months than other seasons throughout the year. The most popular, she says, is photorejuvenation using intense pulse light (IPL) technology. Also called broad band light (BBL), Dr MarketWire

LiveWire Ergogenics, Inc. Announces LiveWire Energy(TM) Chews Now Available at Rebel Convenience Stores Throughout Las Vegas
LiveWire Ergogenics, Inc. (OTCBB: LVVV), makers of the innovative LiveWire Energy™ Chew products, announced today that availability of its energy chew products has expanded to Rebel Convenience Stores in over 50 locations throughout Nevada. Based in Las Vegas, Rebel Oil Company has been providing its customers with excellent service and quality products since 1952. MarketWire

AlumiFuel Power and Multinational Hybrid Power Sources Company, Genport srl, Provide Details on Genport Capabilities
Early production stage hydrogen generation company AlumiFuel Power Corporation (OTCBB: AFPW) today provided a more detailed overview of Genport, srl (the "company"), the Italian based hybrid power sources company with whom it has entered into a relationship. AFPW's wholly owned operating subsidiary, Philadelphia-based AlumiFuel Power Technologies, Inc MarketWire

Voxeet Launches Mobile Apps for Natural Conferencing
Voxeet.com, provider of affordable crystal clear Natural Conferencing with immersive 3D audio technology, today launched new apps for Android and iPhone, delivering its innovative technology that simplifies the modern conference call to the two most popular smartphone platforms on the market MarketWire

ProfitBricks Launches Foundation Program for Startups
ProfitBricks, the infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) company that completely reengineered the delivery of cloud computing, today announced the launch of the ProfitBricks Foundation Program for startups MarketWire

Scribe Reports Consistent Year Over Year Growth, up 22% YTD
Scribe, the leader in CRM data integration, today announced consistent momentum across the markets it serves including enterprise and public sector, and consistent year over year growth, with Q3 2012 bookings up 22 percent over the same quarter last year MarketWire

World Energy Solutions Supports 18th RGGI CO2 Allowances Auction
World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES), a leading energy management services firm, today announced it successfully supported the 18th quarterly auction of carbon dioxide (CO2) allowances administered by Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, Inc. (RGGI, Inc.) on December 5, 2012. MarketWire

/ KILL - SMA Alliance
Editors and other readers are advised to disregard the news release with the headline, "SMA Alliance Enters Agreement for Foreign Listing," issued on Dec. 10, 2012 by SMA Alliance (PINKSHEETS: SMAA). The release was issued in error by the company. The release was issued prior to final approval and the company will reiterate its plans for the Foreign Listing in the very near future. MarketWire

REMINDER: Chequed.com to Host Webinar Exploring the Impending Golden Era of Talent Selection
WHO:Greg Moran, president and CEO of Chequed.com, Inc., an online reference checking and pre-employment testing provider, and Charles Handler, PhD, president and founder of Rocket-Hire, a consultancy for pre-employment screening, testing and assessment. WHAT: Will present a webinar titled, "Talent Assessment's Golden Era MarketWire

Friend2Friend Launches Upgraded Platform That Captures Mobile Brand Engagement on Facebook
Friend2Friend, a social media marketing technology company that delivers innovative social engagement solutions for more than 150 leading global brands, today launched a significant upgrade to its Friend2Friend Social Engagement Platform™ MarketWire

Capital Group Holdings Reports Revenues From Its Subsidiary of $1,389,000 for the Quarter Ended September 30, 2012
Capital Group Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: CGHC) announced its consolidated results of operations for the quarter ending September 30th, 2012. While Capital Group's subsidiary acquired Alliance Urgent Care on September 3rd, 2012, the pro forma results include the activities of Alliance Urgent Care (Alliance) for the entire quarter. MarketWire

Moog to Call 6 1/4% Senior Subordinated Notes Due in 2015
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A) (NYSE: MOG.B) announced today that a notice of redemption is being issued to the holders of the Company's 6 1/4% senior subordinated notes (the "Notes") due in 2015, to call and retire all of the outstanding Notes. The Notes, which are in the aggregate principal amount of $200 million, will be repurchased at par on January 15, 2013 pursuant to an early redemption right MarketWire

SolarWinds Virtualization Manager Adds Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Support
SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced the latest release of SolarWinds Virtualization Manager with feature enhancements and attractive per-socket pricing designed to help IT pros maintain the health and performance of a VDI environment. MarketWire

Seabridge Gold Plans $15M Drill Campaign Targeting High-Grade at KSM
Seabridge Gold (TSX: SEA)(NYSE: SA) today reported final results from its 2012 drill program designed to search for high-grade core zones underlying its very large KSM gold-copper project MarketWire

Issuance of U.S. Patent Solidifies GuestLogix' Leadership Position
GuestLogix Inc. (TSX: GXI), the leading global provider of onboard retail and payment technology solutions to airlines and the passenger travel industry, today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued U.S. Patent No. 8,328,094 protecting the technology behind the Company's onboard retail platform MarketWire

Dachser Acquires Iberian Partner Azkar
Azkar generated revenue of EUR 367 million in 2011 and employed a staff of over 3,000 Successful partnership since 2007 Acquisition strengthens Dachser's pan-European overland transport network Effective 15 January 2013 subject to the approval of the anti-trust authorities the internationally operating logistics provider Dachser is to acquire the Spanish logistics provider, Azkar S.A MarketWire

Vision Plasma Systems, Inc. Teams With Planet Hydra, LLC to Create an Ocean-Based Waste Remediation Site and Water Desalination Vessel
Vision Plasma Systems, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: VLNX) today announced its discussions with Planet Hydra to retrofit retired ocean vessels to function as floating waste remediation sites and water desalination plants. The plan includes the installation of three (3) Arc Master I Plasma Arc Gasification Units on deck, and three (3) large water desalination units below deck MarketWire

Coyote Point Systems Announces Worldwide Availability of Envoy SAE and Envoy OnDemand SAE
Coyote Point Systems, a leading provider of enterprise-class application delivery, load balancing and acceleration solutions, today announced the worldwide availability of Envoy SAE and Envoy OnDemand SAE Global Server Load Balancers MarketWire

The Medicines Company Agrees to Acquire Incline Therapeutics, Inc.
The Medicines Company (NASDAQ: MDCO) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Incline Therapeutics, Inc MarketWire

The Medicines Company and Bristol-Myers Squibb Agree to Global Alliance for Recothrom(R)
The Medicines Company (NASDAQ: MDCO) and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) announced today that the companies have signed a global license and two year collaboration for Recothrom®, a recombinant thrombin approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for use as a topical hemostat to control non-arterial bleeding during surgical procedures. MarketWire

New World Gold Corporation Begins Independent Evaluation of Operations
New World Gold Corporation (PINKSHEETS: NWGC), a gold mining company with existing mining operations in Ecuador and Peru, has begun independent evaluations of its mining operations. The Company has hired Dr. Duncan Bain, PGeol, a Qualified Person as defined in the National Instrument 43-101. Dr MarketWire

Leading Clean Energy CEOs to Provide Insight on the State of the Industry at 9th Annual Clean-Tech Investor Summit
The 9th Annual Clean-Tech Investor Summit, presented by International Business Forum and chaired by Technology Partners' Ira Ehrenpreis, on February 6-7 in Palm Springs, California, announced the line-up of CEOs who will provide insight on the state of the clean tech industry as it relates to the various innovation sectors. MarketWire

MacroSolve and Dri-Plan, LLC Finalize Business Advisory Engagement
MacroSolve, Inc. (OTCQB: MCVE) ("MacroSolve" or the "Company"), a leading provider of mobile technology intellectual property, announces it has both signed and completed a consultative business planning agreement with Dri-Plan, LLC, a company specializing in transforming the restoration industry from paper to mobile solutions MarketWire

Another Major European Airport Selects Implant Sciences' QS-B220 Explosives and Drugs Trace Detector for Aviation Security
Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, today announced it has sold and shipped its Quantum Sniffer™ QS-B220 desktop explosives and drugs trace detector to a major European airport MarketWire

ITC Ruling Directs Administrative Law Judge to Consider Whether BDT Accused Products Infringe Overland Storage Mail Slot Patent Claims
Overland Storage (NASDAQ: OVRL), a trusted global provider of effortless data management and data protection solutions across the data lifecycle, today announced that the U.S. International Trade Commission ("ITC") has released a Notice of Commission Determination in the patent infringement action filed by Overland Storage against IBM, Dell and BDT MarketWire

VisualMED and Intelaform Expand Partnership to Address Hospital Readmission Reduction Transition Care Programs in National Capital Region
VisualMED Clinical Solutions Corp. ("VisualMED") (PINKSHEETS: VMCS) (FRANKFURT: VA6) and Intelaform, Inc. ("Intelaform") announce an expansion of their Maryland transitional care initiative to include the District of Columbia by forming the National Capital Region Hospital Readmission Reduction Consortium ("NCR Consortium") MarketWire

PNI Digital Media Reschedules Conference Call and Postpones Release of Annual Financial Results
PNI Digital Media (TSX: PN)(OTCBB: PNDMF) ("PNI" or the "Company") announced that it will postpone its previously announced conference call to discuss its annual financial statements and Management Discussion and Analysis for the year and fourth quarter ended September 30, 2012 (the "Annual Financial Results") MarketWire

Former CEO of Vibram USA Launches New Company: Topo Athletic
Tony Post, former president and CEO of Vibram USA, announced today the formation of Topo Athletic, a brand based on the unique belief that products should innately amplify, not modify, the body's natural biomechanics. The company launches with $5 million in series A funding from Norwest Venture Partners (NVP), a multi-stage investment firm based in Silicon Valley. MarketWire

Great Lakes Region Expects Big Spending Year in 2013 With $50 Billion in Construction Starts Already Planned, an Industrial Info News Alert
The Great Recession did some significant damage to the economy of the Great Lakes region. These states have always been the blue collar backbone of manufacturing in the U.S. However, since the official end of the Great Recession the region has bounced back MarketWire

Holland Del Taco Opens With Toy Drive
Looking for great food and a chance to help those in need? On Wednesday, December 12 from noon - 8 pm, every consumer who brings a new, unwrapped toy* to the opening of Del Taco's new restaurant at 6635 Airport Highway, Holland, or to the Toledo Del Taco, 3348 Secor Road, will receive a coupon for a free regular sized combo meal. MarketWire

Stag Energy Services Responds to Fracking Concerns With Hope for Development
Although the recent boon of natural gas obtained through hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, techniques has caused an overwhelming sense of relief to the American public in terms of economics and sustainability, some fear that the process could contaminate local water supplies MarketWire

Versatile Communications Donates Holiday Gifts to Needy Children
Versatile Communications, Inc., an accomplished consulting company helping organizations solve business problems through technology integration, continues to show their commitment to giving back to the community by donating holiday gifts to local needy children. MarketWire

Openet Enables Leading EMEA Operator to Offer Data Roaming Service Passes to Better Serve Traveling Subscribers
Openet, a global leader of real-time transaction management software and services, today announced a leading EMEA mobile operator is relying on the flexibility and configurability of Openet's PCC (policy and charging control) solutions to enable subscribers to activate roaming-specific data packages when traveling MarketWire

Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports First Quarter Fiscal Year 2013 Operating Results
Costco Wholesale Corporation ("Costco" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: COST) announced today its operating results for the first quarter (twelve weeks) of fiscal 2013, ended November 25, 2012. MarketWire

Shipments of Lattice iCE FPGA Family Reach 15 Million
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) today announced that since December 2011 it has shipped 15 million iCE FPGA devices, including its flagship ultra-low density iCE40™ FPGA family, making this the company's fastest shipping product of the past decade MarketWire

Rihanna Wears Jacob & Co. on SNL
Jacob & Co. stands for exquisite timepieces and fine jewelry, settings that resemble high-design concepts and artistic flare. For over 25 years, the company's owner and designer Jacob Arabov combines creativity and comfort, achieving brilliantly designed, rare, and luxurious jewelry collections MarketWire

Local Edmonton Dentist Launches Website Informing Community of Advances in Dentistry and Neuromuscular Treatment
Cosmetic dentist and family dentist, Dr. Noor-Allah Manji, of Today's Dental has announced the launch of a new, patient-focused website. The practice recently launched the website created by dental website design leader, ProSites, Inc MarketWire

QuickLogic's ArcticLink III VX5 Solution Bridges DragonBoard's MIPI-DSI Interface to LVDS Displays
QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ: QUIK) MarketWire

AmeraMex International Hosts Shareholder Conference Call
AmeraMex International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AMMX), a provider of heavy equipment to logistics companies (stevedoring), infrastructure construction, commercial farming and mining companies, will host a conference call providing an update for shareholders and members of the financial community. MarketWire

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For filings with the FSA include the annexFor filings with issuer exclude the annexTR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi1 MarketWire

Top Rated Shopping App Zoomingo Launches Apple Passbook Integration and New Features to Find Great Last Minute Deals During the Holiday Season
Zoomingo, the innovative shopping app that helps shoppers find the best deals locally, today unveiled a variety of new features helping consumers find all the best deals this holiday season for their last minute shopping -- all without having to hop from mall to mall to find the best bargain MarketWire

Oxford Lane Capital Corp. Announces Preferred Stock Dividend
Oxford Lane Capital Corp. ("Oxford Lane" or "Company") (NASDAQ: OXLC) announced today that the Company's Board of Directors has declared the inaugural dividend on its Series 2017 Term Preferred Shares ("preferred stock") of $0.1948 per share, payable on December 31, 2012 to shareholders of record as of December 21, 2012 MarketWire

Avanti Mining Grants Stock Options
Avanti Mining Inc. (TSX VENTURE: AVT) (PINKSHEETS: AVNMF) ("Avanti" or the "Company") announced today that it has granted an aggregate of 500,000 incentive stock options to two newly appointed directors of the company at an exercise price of Cdn$0.10 per share. The options will vest over an 18 month period from the date of grant MarketWire

Maxim Group LLC Expands Equity Research Department With the Appointment of a Senior Enterprise Software Analyst
Maxim Group LLC, a leading full service investment banking, securities and wealth management firm, announced the appointment of Brad Sills as a Senior Enterprise Software Analyst. MarketWire

North Dallas Bank & Trust Co. Declares 2012 Regular and Special Dividends and Accelerated Payment of 2013 Dividends
On December 11, 2012 the Board of Directors of North Dallas Bank & Trust Co. (OTCBB: NODB) declared a regular dividend in the amount of $0.17 per share and a special dividend in the amount of $0.10 per share. MarketWire

Eastman Investor Day Highlights Consistent, Superior Earnings Growth
    Expects EPS of ~$6.25 in 2013, and ~$8 in 2015  Expects to generate more than $2 billion of free cash 2012 - 2015 GlobeNewswire

Minerals Technologies Signs Agreement with Jianghe Paper for the Construction of a Satellite PCC Facility in China
Satellite Plant Will Be the Company's Fifth in China ---------- GlobeNewswire

EMGS receives Letters of Intent for 3D EM surveys in Asia
Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) is pleased to announce that it has received two Letters of Intent for contracts totalling approximately 10 weeks of 3D EM data acquisition in Asia. The surveys will be performed using the vessel EM Leader following completion of the previously announced contract for Shell in Malaysia GlobeNewswire

Addtech acquires the Norsk Analyse Group
Addtech Life Science, a business area in the Addtech Group, has today signed an agreement to acquire all shares outstanding in Norsk Analyse AS. GlobeNewswire

Constellation Brands Leads Wine Marketing Innovation with Mobile App Program for Holidays
~Industry-leading wine producer partners with Hello Vino to connect with shoppers through their mobile app~ GlobeNewswire

Sale and lease-back of Nokia's head office building completed
Espoo, Finland - Nokia today completed the sale and lease-back of its head office building in Espoo, Finland to Exilion. The transaction was originally announced on December 4, 2012. GlobeNewswire

CapMan Real Estate and Tristan acquire an office building in the Greater Stockholm area in a sale and leaseback transaction for SEK 166 million
CapMan Press Release - 12 December 2012 at 3:00 pm EET GlobeNewswire

Nokia Corporation financial calendar 2013
Nokia CorporationStock Exchange ReleaseDecember 12, 2012 at 14.00 (CET+1) GlobeNewswire

Outotec gets marketing rights for Ausmelt TSL zinc fuming technology
OUTOTEC OYJPRESS RELEASE DECEMBER 12, 2012at 2.00 PM GlobeNewswire

Director's Dealings announcement according to §15a WpHG (the German Securities Trading Act)
Carl Zeiss Meditec AG /Director's Dealings announcement according to §15a WpHG (the German Securities Trading Act) . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Change of CEO at Dannemora Mineral AB
Ralf Nordén takes over as CEO of Dannemora Mineral tomorrow, Thursday 13 December. Ralf Nordén comes from the position of CEO at Sapa Heat Transfer GlobeNewswire

Cytokinetics Highlights Progress of Activities Directed to Muscle Biology at Today's Research & Development Day
 Two First-In-Class Programs Advancing in Phase IIb Clinical Trials GlobeNewswire

First Ericsson LTE network built in Africa
Users to have access to high-performance broadband services Services including design, installation, integration commissioning, tuning  and optimization Network transformation and RBS 6000 family at heart of deliveries Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) announced that it has helped MTN South Africa to launch a commercial LTE network which will be rolled out across the country GlobeNewswire

Moon Bingo's 3rd Birthday Makeover: New Face Highlights
LONDON, UK: Star site Moon Bingo just celebrated their 3rd birthday in style with a TV advert to highlight their revamped site design, new promotions and the launch of their exciting Kachinga! bonus game. GlobeNewswire

Morten Thorsrud to lead If P&C's BA Private
SAMPO PLC            STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE       12 December 2012 at 9.30 am GlobeNewswire

Laquinimod highlights from Teva Investor Day December 11
Lund, Sweden, December 12, 2012 - Active Biotech's (NASDAQ OMX NORDIC: ACTI) partner Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. hosted yesterday, December 11, 2012, an investor meeting. Teva has a license to develop and commercialize Active Biotech's molecule laquinimod GlobeNewswire

New CEO of Rejlers Ingenjörer
(REJL B)Conny Udd is appointed as the new CEO of Rejlers Ingenjörer, the largest company in the Rejler Group. The company has over 900 employees and provides engineering services in Sweden. Conny Udd takes office on January 1th, 2013."Rejlers has many talented leaders. I am very pleased that Conny Udd accepts the CEO position when Jonas Nilsson now resigns due to personal reasons GlobeNewswire

TenCate qualified to supply composite material for leading global automotive customer
TenCate Advanced Composites has been successful in qualifying to supply carbon fibre-reinforced thermoplastic composite material for a leading global automotive customer. Now that the customer-specific development phase for a structural automotive application has been completed, marking the end of the qualification process, structural integrity tests of the final product begin GlobeNewswire

RNBs sales in November 2012
RNB's total sales in proprietary stores in November 2012 amounted to SEK 217.1 M, compared with SEK 226.7 M in the corresponding month a year earlier, which is an decrease of 4.2%. In local currencies the decrease was 3.7%. GlobeNewswire

Tessenderlo Group completes sale of pharmaceutical ingredients activities
Tessenderlo Group (NYSE Euronext: TESB) announced today that it has completed the sale of its pharmaceutical ingredients activities in Calaire (France) and Farchemia (Italy) to International Chemical Investors Group (ICIG), a private industrial holding company. GlobeNewswire

InvestmentPitch Announces a Private Placement of $0.05 Shares and 3-Year, 6% Convertible Debentures - Video Posted on www.investmentpitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, December 11, 2012 - InvestmentPitch, a leader in the production, hosting, and distribution of video content for the financial community, has announced a private placement of $0.05 shares and 3-year, 6% convertible debentures.   GlobeNewswire

Barry Callebaut to acquire the Cocoa Ingredients Division from Petra Foods, Singapore
Barry Callebaut /Barry Callebaut to acquire the Cocoa Ingredients Division from Petra Foods, Singapore . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Mackie Research Updates Speculative Buy Recommendation on Panoro Minerals (TSXV:PML) - Video Posted on www.InvestmentPitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, December 11, 2012 - Investment firm Mackie Research has updated its coverage on Panoro Minerals (TSXV:PML). Following a visit to the property, analyst Matt O'Keefe reiterated his speculative buy recommendation, maintaining his $1.50 target price. This is a premium of 134% to the $0.64 price the day the report was issued. GlobeNewswire

Conzzeta AG: Change in the Group Executive Board - Alex Waser takes over as CEO of Bystronic
Conzzeta AG /Conzzeta AG: Change in the Group Executive Board - Alex Waser takes over as CEO of Bystronic . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Aker Solutions wins drilling riser contract
12 December 2012 - Aker Solutions has been awarded a contract by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) for the delivery of a deepwater drilling riser system to the DSME shipyard in South Korea. GlobeNewswire

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