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Tour Finale Available for Worldwide Broadcast
As the race for the coveted Alpari World Match Racing Tour (AWMRT) title reaches its critical finale at the Monsoon Cup in Malaysia this week, live feed and video packages of the world's premier sailing series are available without cost to international media ACN Newswire

SGX Securities and Derivatives Trading Grow in November
Singapore Exchange (SGX) today said securities and derivatives trading grew in November from a year earlier.Securities- The securities market turnover an daily average value (SDAV) both grew 8% year-on-year to S$27.3 billion and S$1.3 billion respectively. Compared with October, turnover was up 5% and SDAV was up 10% ACN Newswire

Saving Silkworms: Current Approaches to Combat Microsporidiosis
Microsporidiosis is a disease caused by highly infective parasitic microsporidian. The spores of microsporidian, known as pebrine, infect almost all ages, stages, breeds and hybrids of silkworms ACN Newswire

Human Security in Southeast Asia - A Perspective from Bangi
Rashila Ramli and colleagues from Universiti Kebangsaan in Malaysia have developed a model to improve human security in Southeast Asia. The so-called "Bangi approach to Human Security (BAGHUS)" is outlined in the latest edition of the Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities ACN Newswire

SDK to Promote Globalization and Improve Profitability
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) today held a conference in Tokyo to explain its business results in 2012 and business strategy for 2013. The gist of explanations offered at the conference is as follows:1 ACN Newswire

Imperva Reports Antivirus Solutions Woefully Inadequate
Media Contact:Clinton Karr(415) 432-2441Clinton.Karr@lewispulse.comAntivirus solutions in study unable to detect newly created viruses; security investment misalignedRedwood Shores, Calif., December 5, 2012 -Imperva, Inc ACN Newswire

UK Laboratory Develops Amazing Fetal Ultrasound Image Technology.
UK Laboratory Develops Amazing Fetal Ultrasound Image Technology.Ground-breaking research over the past two years have delivered UK laboratory 'Sense My Baby' with what some experts are calling 'the most advanced' ultrasound images ever seen.For Immediate Release United Kingdom-Seeing the first ultrasound image of your baby is a life-changing moment for any parents ACN Newswire

PI Financial Corp Updates Buy Recommendation on Descartes Systems Group (TSX:DSG) (NASDAQ:DSGX) - Video Summary Posted on
Vancouver, British Columbia, December 4, 2012 - Investment firm PI Financial Corp, has updated their coverage on Descartes Systems Group (TSXL:DSG) (NASDAQ:DSGX). Analyst Pardeep Sangha reiterated his buy recommendation, increasing his 12-month target price to $10.60, a premium of 28% to the current price of $8.30.InvestmentPitch ACN Newswire

Mashmatrix and Jacada Conclude OEM Agreement for Web-based Dashboard Solution
Mashmatrix, a pioneer in developing and selling web-based enterprise mash-up solutions for on-demand data visualization, announces that it has successfully concluded an OEM agreement with Jacada to distribute Mashmatrix's "Mashmatrix Dashboard" product ACN Newswire

INC Research Expands Global Consulting Capabilities Through New Strategic Advisory Services Unit
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Ashland Inc. highlights growth opportunities and reaffirms overall fiscal 2014 financial targets at analyst day conference in New York City
December 4, 2012COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today provided an in-depth look at the growth opportunities available within Ashland Specialty Ingredients, its largest and most profitable commercial unit, at a conference for analysts and investors in New York City. The company also reaffirmed its previously announced overall financial targets for fiscal 2014 ACN Newswire

Dubai Lynx Launch Branded Content & Entertainment Category to be Chaired by Mike Weise of TWT
The Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity, the leading awards and Festival for creative excellence in communications for the Middle East and Africa region, will launch a new entry section for Branded Content and Entertainment honouring the best work that has delivered marketing messages by engaging consumers via relevant content platforms rather than traditional advertising methods ACN Newswire

Applied Materials Announces Cash Dividend
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Fleur De Lis Film Studios Films Available to Buyers Online
Fleur De Lis Film Studios announced that numerous films in its distribution line-up are now available to qualified buyers online, in the Cannes Film Festival (Cinando) Screening Room: MarketWire

Intergraph(R) Discovery Tour Event on December 12th in Chennai, India to Feature Demonstrations of CADWorx(R) for Plant Design, CAESAR II(R), and PV Elite(R)
Intergraph has scheduled a Discovery Tour event on December 12, 2012 in Chennai, India that will include 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

SEACOR Announces Pricing of Private Offering of $300 Million Principal Amount of Convertible Senior Notes
SEACOR Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CKH) ("SEACOR") today announced that it has agreed to sell $300 million aggregate principal amount of its 2.50% convertible senior notes due 2027 (the "convertible notes") to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act") MarketWire

Contracts for Difference Don't Have to Be Difficult With City Index Singapore
You may have heard traders and investors talking about 'contracts for difference'. They're more commonly known within the industry as 'CFDs', and are a popular way to speculate on the movement of market prices. MarketWire

Barkerville Completes Loan Agreement
Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: BGM)(FRANKFURT: IWUB) ("Barkerville" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has now completed its previously disclosed secured loan agreement with Mr MarketWire

USA Graphite Inc. Signs Letter of Intent for the Gordon Creek Graphite Property
USA GRAPHITE INC. (OTCBB: USGT) or ("the Company") is pleased to announce it has signed a letter of intent to acquire the Gordon Creek Graphite Property. MarketWire

KAR Auction Services Announces Pricing of Secondary Offering of Common Stock
KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE: KAR) (the "Company") announced today the pricing of a secondary offering of 13,500,000 shares of its common stock at $17.50 per share. MarketWire

Bechtel National Planetarium Opens at Columbia Basin College
Bechtel announced today the opening of the Bechtel National Planetarium at Columbia Basin College (CBC) in Pasco, Washington. Equipped with the latest technology, the facility is designed to increase interest in math and science education through astronomy MarketWire

ACWA Presents Inaugural Communications Award to Sacramento's Department of Utilities
The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) today presented its inaugural Best in Blue Award to the City of Sacramento Department of Utilities for its eight-month public outreach campaign, "Your Utilities, Your Voice." MarketWire

NetApp Prices $1,000,000,000 of Senior Notes
NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP) today announced the pricing of $750,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of its 2.00% senior notes due 2017 (the "2017 notes") and $250,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of its 3.25% senior notes due 2022 (the "2022 notes"). MarketWire

Next Step Living Inc. Raises $18.2 Million to Expand Efforts to Make Homes More Energy Efficient
Next Step Living, Inc., a leader in residential energy efficiency and renewable energy, has raised $18.2 million in a Series C financing. New investor VantagePoint Capital Partners led the round. Existing investors, including Black Coral Capital and Mass Green Energy Fund, also participated in the round, which remains open. MarketWire

Rhapsody Launches Music Apps Strategy With Rhapsody SongMatch for Android
Rhapsody kicked off its mobile utility apps strategy today with the launch of Rhapsody SongMatch™, a new free application that allows music listeners to discover music with one click MarketWire

Heartland Payment Systems(R) Appoints Maureen Breakiron-Evans to Board of Directors and Audit Committee
The Board of Directors of Heartland Payment Systems (NYSE: HPY), one of the nation's largest payments processors, has appointed Maureen Breakiron-Evans to the board and to the audit committee. MarketWire

iSatori, Inc. Announces Procurement and Fulfillment of Initial Stocking Order for Company's Energize Product With Major Fortune 500 Mass Merchandiser
iSatori, Inc. (OTCQB: IFIT) ("iSatori" or "the Company"), an emerging leader in the development and marketing of scientifically engineered nutritional supplements for healthier lifestyles, announced today at the 5th Annual LD MICRO Micro-Cap Growth Conference, a significant initial stocking order for its Energize™ (www.isatori MarketWire

Breezer Ventures Provides Update on Well #11
Breezer Ventures Inc. (BRZV) (OTCQB: BRZV) ("Breezer" or the "Company") is pleased to give an operational update on its drilling plans for Well #11 of the Jackson Oil Leases. The Company continues execution of its primary objective of re-opening existing oil wells and exploring for new reserves on the Jackson Leases, located in Texas. MarketWire

Zeroline Golf Launches Golf MTRx(TM) iPhone App
Golf MTRx™, an innovative new mobile app that uses the integrated iPhone® and iPod touch® sensors to measure pelvis movement during a golf swing and then provide detailed analysis and recommendations for improvement, is now available on the Apple App Store(SM). MarketWire

Blue Cross RiverRink at Penn's Landing Hosts Skate With Santa
WHAT:Blue Cross RiverRink Skate with Santa and FriendsJoin Santa Claus for his exciting official arrival aboard the Spirit of Philadelphia at the Blue Cross RiverRink, meet and greet the region's favorite mascots for a free keepsake photo, and ice skate with Santa and his mascot pals at this Blue Cross RiverRink exclusive event MarketWire

Media Advisory: Countdown to Philly New Year's Week
WHAT: Countdown to Philly New Year's Week SugarHouse Casino announces their continued sponsorship of fireworks at 6 pm and midnight on New Year's Eve on the Delaware. Speakers to unveil exciting plans for an entire week long celebration around New Year's Eve, as well as the expected economic impact for the Greater Philadelphia and South Jersey regions MarketWire

Prometric Delivers 300,000 Computer-Based Admissions Exams in Two Months for India Schools of Business and Medicine
Prometric, the trusted provider of market-leading test development and delivery solutions, today announced the successful conclusion of a two-month testing window that saw over 300,000 candidates completing admissions tests for gaining entry into postgraduate programs in India. MarketWire

LifeHOUSE's Montessori-Based Dementia Programming(R) Launches in Grand Rapids
LifeHOUSE Whispering Woods Assisted Care Facility invites the public to an open house to introduce its new Montessori-Based Dementia Programming® to family and caregivers. MarketWire

App Can Now Track a Million Assets With an On-Device Database
Skycore LLC, the developers of codeREADr, a commercial barcode scanning & data collection app for iOS and Android devices, has today announced upgrading their app to enable the tracking and authenticating of assets against an on-device database hosting a million barcode values MarketWire

Quantum Provides Direct Access to Q-Cloud Backup and Disaster Recovery With Symantec OST Integration
Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM), a proven global expert in data protection and big data management, today announced the integration of Q-Cloud™ with Symantec OpenStorage (OST) technology, providing NetBackup and Backup Exec customers with multiple options for leveraging Q-Cloud's business-class cloud backup at consumer prices MarketWire

ServiceSource Appoints Cloud Computing Veteran Richard Campione to Board of Directors
ServiceSource® (NASDAQ: SREV), the global leader in recurring revenue management, today announced that Richard Campione has joined its board of directors, effective November 29, 2012. A 30-year technology industry veteran, Campione has held senior executive titles at C3, Oracle, SAP and Siebel Systems and is widely regarded as one of the world's foremost authorities on cloud computing. MarketWire

W Technologies, Inc. Kiosk-Based Mobile Rewards Program Enters Mainstream Coupon Markets Expected to Be $46 Billion by 2015
W Technologies, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WTCG), the Company, has experienced positive operational results from its custom, mobile loyalty kiosk design. This program is designed to compete in expanding the mobile redemption coupon sector. MarketWire

Charlesbank Capital Partners to Acquire OneStopPlus Group in Partnership With Webster Capital
Charlesbank Capital Partners announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire OneStopPlus Group ("OSP"), a subsidiary of Paris-based luxury and sport & lifestyle group PPR. Charlesbank is partnering with Webster Capital on the transaction, which is expected to close in the first quarter of 2013 MarketWire

AtHoc Emergency Communication Platform Named Best Mass Notification System in Government Security News' Homeland Security Award Competition
AtHoc, Inc MarketWire

larklife(TM) Lands in U.S. Apple Retail Stores and Online in North America Exclusive
lark (, creator of lark™ original, lark pro and larklife™, today announced that it is on shelves in all U.S. Apple Retail Stores. For less than a single personal trainer session, you can get a fitness trainer, a nutritionist, a productivity and sleep coach in your pocket this holiday season. MarketWire

Align Technology Promotes Christopher C. Puco to Vice President, North American Sales
Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN) today announced the promotion of Christopher C. Puco to vice president, North American Sales, reporting to Align President and CEO Thomas M. Prescott. Mr. Puco assumes the role recently vacated by Dan Ellis, who has left the Company. MarketWire

Align Technology Announces Organizational Changes
Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN) today initiated a set of organizational changes to more effectively support business functions along its Clear Aligner and Scanner and CAD/CAM Services product lines MarketWire

Sigma Designs, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2013 Results
Sigma Designs®, Inc. (NASDAQ: SIGM), a leader in connected media platforms, today reported financial results and business highlights for its third fiscal quarter ended October 27, 2012. MarketWire

STATS ChipPAC Honoured With Second Consecutive Supplier of the Year Award From Cirrus Logic
STATS ChipPAC Ltd. ("STATS ChipPAC" or the "Company") (SGX-ST: STATSChP), a leading semiconductor test and advanced packaging service provider, today announced that for the second consecutive year it has been honoured with the "Supplier of the Year" award from Cirrus Logic, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRUS), a leader in high-precision, analog and mixed-signal processing components. MarketWire

SpiderOak Commends U.S. Senate for Advancing Online Privacy Rights
SpiderOak, the 'zero-knowledge' cloud backup, sync and sharing environment, commends the Senate's recent passage of an amendment to the 1986 Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA). As an advocate for privacy rights, SpiderOak firmly believes this legislation is an encouraging victory for online privacy and the future of how consumers interact online. MarketWire

Knovel Selected for 2012-2013 EContent 100
Knovel, the leading provider of a Web-based application integrating technical information with analytical and search tools, today announced it has been named to the 2012-2013 EContent 100. The 2012-2013 EContent 100 list identifies the top 100 companies in the digital content industry. Companies are selected by a panel of eight judges MarketWire

Full Circle International Recognizes High Achievements at Annual Company Event
Full Circle International (FCI) is proud to announce multiple individuals received top recognition at this year's annual manager's trip to Puerto Rico. The trip to the El Conquistador Resort was originally established to promote and recognize individual's hard work, as well as discuss the yearly growth and future planning of the company MarketWire

Varolii Names Will Cousins as Vice President of Product Management and Strategy
Varolii Corporation, a market leader in Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) customer interaction management, today announced that Will Cousins has joined the company as vice president of product management and strategy MarketWire

Verdant Web Technologies LLC Launched

WPCS Announces Date for Release of FY2013 Second Quarter Financial Results
WPCS International Incorporated (NASDAQ: WPCS), a leader in design-build engineering services for communications infrastructure, has announced that it will issue its FY2013 second quarter financial results on Monday, December 17, 2012 after the market closes to be followed by a conference call scheduled for 5:00 pm ET. MarketWire

Western Sky Loans Launches Its Cash Advance Services at New Location
Western Sky Loans, a leading cash loan service provider, is pleased to launch its cash advance services at a new location. For years, Western Sky has been serving the ones who need quick cash by means of its efficient services MarketWire

Latino Culture Redefining American Cuisine
Salsa or ketchup? Tortillas or hot dog buns? The Latino culture has impacted U.S. grocery aisles to such an extent that it has redefined American cuisine, and its long-standing role in the food sector has expanded to become irrepressibly evident, according to "Hispanic Foods and Beverages in the U.S., 5th Edition," a just-released report from market research firm Packaged Facts. MarketWire

Rollout of Amazon Pages Draws Strong Warning From Consumer Fraud Center About Easier Sales Channels for Counterfeiters

Baanto Announces ShadowSense Based Touchscreen Family for Digital Signage and Large Format DOOH Applications
Baanto International Ltd., a leading independent manufacturer of touchscreen technologies today announced the release of large format ShadowSense based products targeting the Interactive Digital Signage and DOOH markets. MarketWire

LasVegasFurnitureOnline.Com Donates to Las Vegas Children announced today that they have donated 40 tickets for Las Vegas Wrangler hockey games to the Junior Wranglers youth hockey team. The donated tickets were presented to Susan Gross, Vice President of the Las Vegas Junior Wranglers, and her son Matthew, at the office in Las Vegas on Thursday, November 29, 2012 MarketWire

Denver-Based Dyer & Berens LLP Announces Upcoming Deadline in Class Action Lawsuits on Behalf of Investors Who Purchased Gold Resource Corporation Common Stock (GORO)
The Denver, Colorado law firm of Dyer & Berens LLP ( today reminded investors of the upcoming lead plaintiff deadline in the class action lawsuits filed in the United States District Court for the District of Colorado, on behalf of investors who purchased Gold Resource Corporation (NYSE MKT: GORO) common stock between January 30, 2012 and November 8, 2012 (the "Class"). MarketWire

AG Semiconductor Services Enters Remarketing Business
AG Semiconductor Services, LLC (AGSS), one of the largest global suppliers of used electronics manufacturing equipment and leader in managing large scale turnkey projects, announced the formation of a new remarketing services division targeting 150, 200 and 300 mm semiconductor, IC test/assembly and printed circuit assembly equipment MarketWire

Diagnostic Imaging International Corp. Closes Private Placement Financing
Diagnostic Imaging International Corp. (OTCQB: DIIG)(PINKSHEETS: DIIG) is pleased to announce that it has sold, through a private placement to accredited investors, three year 12% convertible notes ("Notes") in the aggregate principal amount of $1,865,000. MarketWire

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Sennheiser Looks to Drive Growth in Key Market Segments, Announcing Executive Appointments in Its Consumer and Telecommunications Channels
Audio specialist Sennheiser announces two key executive appointments within its U.S. organization. Effective immediately, Keith Kranepool has been appointed to the position of vice president, sales and product marketing consumer, replacing Bill Whearty, who held the position since 2006 MarketWire

Barona Resort & Casino's Golden Ticket Grand Finale Set for December 6
Barona Resort & Casino's second annual Golden Ticket Giveaway is nearing grand finale night on December 6, when eight winners will take home a share of $200,000 and another 50 players will win $1,000 each for a total of $250,000 in cash prize giveaways on the finale night. The promotion is one of Barona's biggest of the year and is even bigger than last year's Golden Ticket Giveaway. MarketWire

ACWA Presents Emissary Award to Chet Anderson
The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) today presented its seventh annual Emissary Award to Chet Anderson, a longtime leader in water quality issues whose involvement with the association spans more than 20 years MarketWire

Trainer Communications Recognized for Award-Winning Video Animation
Trainer Communications, the premier provider of integrated marketing and high-tech public relations services that create global market leaders, today announced that it has won two VEMA Awards in the "Use of Animation" and "Online Film/Video" categories for its production of the Nimsoft-Modern IT video animation MarketWire

UPDATE: Book Release Event "I Am Eco-Warrior" by Roger Moenks Hosted by David Giampaolo/Pi Capital and Brett Tollman/Red Carnation With Honorary Guest Dr. Jeffrey Sachs at The Chesterfield Hotel London Dec. 10th
The "I Am Eco-Warrior" book is a collection of conversations with more than 53 global game-changers, who address the environmental crisis in innovative, groundbreaking, and pioneering ways. The book shifts the dialogue from traditional environmentalists to leaders in business, fashion, government, music, media, and more MarketWire

The Los Angeles County Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Announces Anthem Blue Cross Foundation Grant to Support African American Initiative
The Los Angeles County Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® announced today that funding has been provided thanks to a generous grant from the Anthem Blue Cross Foundation MarketWire

One Hundred Acre Florida Ranch With Luxury Home to Sell at Auction on January 31
Sitting on 100 acres in Venice, Fla., Dr. Richard DeVita has built a European-inspired estate for his family, which he will sell at auction on January 31. The five-bedroom home is part of DeVita Ranch, also known as Villa DeVita, or "House of Life," J. P. King Auction Company will conduct the auction event. MarketWire

Satori Software Acquires Monticello Software Incorporated and Full Suite of Post-Presort Software
Satori Software today announced that it has acquired Monticello Software Incorporated and its full suite of post-presort software. The acquisition further enhances the Satori Software line of products into a complete solution set for data quality, presort and post-presort optimization, tracking and dynamic entry planning. MarketWire

Auburn University's Kevin Robinson to Be Closing Keynote Speaker at PACnet '13 Conference
Paciolan, an industry-leading provider of ticketing, marketing, fundraising and sales automation solutions to more than 500 live entertainment organizations, including 105 college athletics institutions, announced today that Auburn University Executive Director of Internal Auditing, Kevin Robinson, will be the closing keynote speaker at its annual PACnet community conference to be held Feb MarketWire

Battlestar Galactica(TM) Online Slot Game Launches at All Slots Casino
All Slots Casino ( proudly welcomes the Battlestar Galactica online slot game, available now on the Viper download and Flash instant-play casino platforms MarketWire

Innotas Named a "Visionary" in Magic Quadrant for Integrated IT Portfolio Analysis (IIPA) by Leading Analyst Firm
Innotas today announced it was named by Gartner, Inc. as a "Visionary" in its "Magic Quadrant for Integrated IT Portfolio Analysis (IIPA)" in its recently-released research report covering these Software-as-a-Service applications, including Project Portfolio Management (PPM) and Application Portfolio Management (APM). Innotas is a leading provider of Cloud Solutions for IT Management. MarketWire

United States Marine Corps to Deploy AtHoc Emergency Mass Notification System Enterprise-Wide to Protect 225,000 Personnel Worldwide
AtHoc, Inc. (, the pioneer and leader in network-centric emergency mass notification systems (EMNS), today announced that the United States Marine Corps (USMC) has standardized enterprise-wide on the AtHoc emergency communications platform MarketWire

Luceo Solutions to Share Five Best Practices for Creating an Outstanding Applicant Experience in Upcoming Webinar
WHO: Luceo Solutions, provider of recruiting technology that takes the challenges out of hiring great talent, and Dr. Sanja Licina, senior director of Talent Intelligence & Consulting for CareerBuilder WHAT: Will lead a complimentary, 30-minute webinar titled "Five Ways to Create an Outstanding Applicant Experience." WHEN: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 11:00 a.m MarketWire

Just in Time for the Holidays, "PERRY COMO'S CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD," "A CAROL BURNETT CHRISTMAS," and "A SPECIAL SESAME STREET CHRISTMAS," Are Now Available on DVD at Retailers Nationwide
Just in time for the holiday season Legendary Entertainment Alliance (LEA), a newly launched distribution entity fueled by diverse parent company, Legend Group Studios,, has selected three inaugural holiday classics from LEA's extensive vintage archive of legendary variety content from pioneer TV Producer Bob Banner MarketWire

Wahoo's Fish Taco Celebrates 25 Years of Serving Its Signature Fish Taco
Wahoo's Fish Taco, a community mainstay and worldwide pop culture phenomenon since 1988, will commemorate 25 years of bringing surf and food together in 2013. To celebrate the company's milestone anniversary, Wahoo's will offer special promotions every month throughout 2013 MarketWire

Bechtel Executive Joins Engineers Without Borders Corporate Leadership Council
Bechtel executive Brian Reilly has joined the Corporate Leadership Council of Engineers Without Borders-USA. The Council's purpose is to promote the benefits of supporting EWB-USA, advise EWB-USA's Board of Directors, and offer strategic input on issues of importance to EWB-USA. MarketWire

More Than 10 Million IT Professionals Can Be Found in Entelo's Candidate Database
Entelo today announced that its extensive database of active and passive job seekers now includes more than 10 million IT professionals from all over the world MarketWire

BluForest Inc. Intrigued as Indigenous Leaders Across the Amazon Work to Save the Rainforest in a Holistic and Traditional Manner
BluForest Inc. (OTCBB: BLUF) (OTCQB: BLUF) MarketWire

MapR Technologies VP of Marketing to Speak at Up 2012 Cloud Computing Conference
MapR Technologies, Inc., the Hadoop technology leader, today announced that Jack Norris, vice president of marketing, will be a featured speaker at Up 2012 Cloud Computing Conference taking place on December 12 at the South San Francisco Conference Center, in San Francisco, CA. MarketWire

Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers: Water, NOx, SO2 Down, GHGs Flat in 2011 Despite Higher Production
The Canadian oil and gas industry's 2012 Responsible Canadian Energy (RCE) progress report was released today by the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP). MarketWire

Strategic Environmental & Energy Resources Completes $1.5 Million Equity Funding
Strategic Environmental & Energy Resources, Inc. ("SEER") (PINKSHEETS: SENR), a technology-driven services company in the environmental, renewable energy, oil & gas, refining and rail sectors, announced today that it has completed a $1,500,000 round of equity financing MarketWire

Paragon Software's Hard Disk Manager Saves Critical IT Resources at Boise State University
Backup and disaster recovery software developer Paragon Software Group (PSG) announced that Boise State University's TRiO Educational Talent Search and TRiO Upward Bound Programs selected Paragon's Hard Disk Manager (HDM) to save time and resources to deploy and/or reimage desktop systems. MarketWire

Pine Manor College Expands Partnership With Prime Education and Training (UK) Ltd. to Increase Its International Student Population
Pine Manor College (PMC) in Chestnut Hill, MA, one of the most diverse liberal arts women's colleges in the nation, announced today it has signed a new ten-year contractual partnership with Prime Education and Training (UK) Ltd. to attract and serve more international students MarketWire

Mauna Kea Technologies Announces That First Cellvizio Optical Biopsy Probe Designed for Urological Applications Is Now CE Marked
Mauna Kea Technologies (NYSE Euronext: MKEA), leader in the optical biopsy market and developer of Cellvizio®, the fastest way to see cancer, announced today that its UroFlex™ confocal miniprobe received CE mark approval for use during cystoscopy procedures MarketWire

Capital Art, Inc. Announces Worldwide Representation With Getty Images
Capital Art, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CAPA) is pleased to announce a license agreement for distribution with Getty Images. MarketWire

Accreditation of Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital Marks Joint Commission Milestone
Today Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital, a hospital dedicated to the treatment of patients with stroke, brain injury and other debilitating conditions in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, was announced as the 20,000th organization to have currently achieved accreditation or certification from The Joint Commission MarketWire

Huntington Learning Center Suggests Tutoring to Strengthen Students' College Readiness
The condition of college and career readiness has improved slightly in mathematics and science while reading and English dropped slightly (between 2008 and 2012), according to the 2012 ACT report, The Condition of College and Career Readiness. The percent of students meeting all four of the ACT's readiness benchmarks increased by three percent between 2008 and 2012 MarketWire

A Home Away From Home
A five-story house now serves as a home away from home for families of children who are undergoing cancer treatments in the Dominican Republic. The official unveiling of the "Share the Cure House" will take place at Keira Grace Foundation's annual fundraising event, "Share the Cure 2013," at Santa Fe College Fine Arts Hall on Feb. 16 MarketWire

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Grows Franchise Network With Addition of Former Prudential Kansas City Realty Brokerage
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC announced today that the independently owned and operated residential real estate brokerage firm formerly known as Prudential Kansas City Realty has now joined the Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate franchise network MarketWire

Barry Callebaut: All Motions Approved by Shareholders
Barry Callebaut /Barry Callebaut: All motions approved by shareholders. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE. MarketWire

Audi A6/S6 and A7/S7 Selected by Car and Driver as '2013 10Best' Winners
The 2013 Audi A6/S6 and 2013 Audi A7/S7 vehicles have been named by Car and Driver, a leading automotive enthusiast publication, to the 31st annual "10Best" list. Car and Driver's '10Best' recognizes the best new cars on the market under $80,000 MarketWire

Carew International Recognized Among Top Sales Training Companies
Carew International, a leading provider of sales training and development programs, has once again been named among the best sales training companies by Selling Power magazine. Carew was one of 10 companies selected out of the thousands of training providers considered for inclusion on the prestigious list compiled by Selling Power editors MarketWire

The First Data Visualization App to Cut Through Social Noise Launches Today
Designed for even the casual user, dasBoom is the breakthrough data visualization application that helps users make sense of the overwhelming amount of noise in their social feeds. Leveraging intuitive and user-friendly tools, users can filter their friends and updates to reveal only what's really important. MarketWire

Three New Mobile Games in Time for the Holidays
Arriving just in time for the holidays, All Slots Casino is pleased to announce three exciting new mobile casino games for iOS4 and Android 4 users: Deck the Halls, Burning Desire and Adventure Palace MarketWire

Daptiv Reveals Top-5 Predictions for Project Portfolio Management in 2013
Daptiv, the on-demand leader in project portfolio management software, today announced its top predictions for Project Portfolio Management (PPM) for 2013 and beyond, as PPM gains wider visibility and recognition in organizations around the world MarketWire

GammaTech Rugged T7Q Tablet to Be Integrated Into Victory Police Motorcycles
GammaTech Computer Corp., a major international manufacturer and supplier of innovative notebook and tablet computers, will immediately begin supplying its rugged T7Q tablet PC to Victory Police Motorcycles for inclusion in its line of police/law enforcement bikes. The compact, lightweight unit features a 7" LCD display, an integrated 5-megapixel camera, and a number of I/O port options MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology Releases New 45 V TMBS(R) Trench MOS Barrier Schottky Rectifiers in Low-Profile SlimSMA(TM) Package
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced new 45 V TMBS® Trench MOS Barrier Schottky rectifiers offering high current density with forward currents of 3 A and 5 A in the surface-mount SlimSMA™ DO-221AC package featuring a low 0.95 mm profile. MarketWire

H. Hendy Associates Redesigns Expansion of Network Capital's Corporate Headquarters
H. Hendy Associates will complete phase two of Network Capital's extensive office redesign by the end of 2012. The dramatic remodel is a new approach to employee workspace that reflects the company's transparent leadership and culture of trust and open communication among employees. H MarketWire

Breker Verification Systems' Thomas L. Anderson to Participate in Panel at Microprocessor Test and Verification 2012
WHO: Thomas L. Anderson, vice president of marketing at Breker Verification Systems (, the System-on-Chip (SoC) Verification Company WHAT: Will participate in a panel titled, "My IP Works MarketWire

eG Innovations Announces Performance Management Support for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.1
eG Innovations, the award-winning provider of automated performance management solutions for virtual, cloud and physical IT infrastructures, today announced support for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.1, which delivers agility and continuity for critical Linux and Windows workloads MarketWire

Fission Intersects 12.5m @ 2.49% U3O8 With Assays to 11.1% U3O8 at PLS
Fission Energy Corp. ("Fission" or "the Company) (TSX VENTURE: FIS)(OTCQX: FSSIF), and its 50% Joint Venture (JV) partner Alpha Minerals Inc. ("Alpha"), are pleased to report assay results from the recently completed drill program (see news release Nov. 15, 2012) on its Patterson Lake South (PLS) Property. MarketWire

Middlesex Water CEO Dennis Doll to Present at New York Society of Security Analysts Water Utilities Industry Conference
Dennis W. Doll, Chairman, President and CEO of Middlesex Water Company (NASDAQ: MSEX), will be speaking at the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA) 16th Annual Investing in the Water Utilities Industry Conference on December 6, 2012 at the NYSSA Conference Center at 1540 Broadway in New York City. Mr MarketWire

ClickSquared Hosts Webcast on the Changing Nature of Campaign Management Featuring Guest Suresh Vittal From Leading Independent Research Firm
WHAT: Daniel Smith, senior vice president, Marketing, ClickSquared and guest Suresh Vittal, vice president, practice leader, Forrester Research, Inc., as they present a one-hour webcast, "The Changing Nature of Campaign Management MarketWire

Independent Financial Advisors Should Voluntarily Raise the Bar on Standards: It's Right for Consumers and Good for Business
Advisors operating under the Investment Adviser Act of 1940 are subject to the highest level of duty, loyalty and care for their clients -- by law they are required to put the client's interests ahead of their own. Many decades of practice and precedent have established this principles-based approach as the gold standard for fiduciary care MarketWire

Inc. Magazine Introduces Hire Power Awards Honoring America's 100 Top Job Creators
West Des Moines, Iowa based Caleris featured in the inaugural ranking of Inc.'s Hire Power Awards, recognizing the private businesses that have generated the most jobs in the past three years. MarketWire

WorkForce Software Receives Inc. Hire Power Award
WorkForce Software, the leading provider of workforce management solutions for organizations with complex labor policies and stringent compliance demands, today announced that is has received an Inc. Hire Power Award, formally recognizing the company as one of the leading contributors to private sector job growth in the United States. MarketWire

Koss Launches Partnership With U.S. Olympic Skier Julia Mancuso
Koss Corporation (NASDAQ: KOSS), the Milwaukee-based high fidelity stereophone manufacturer and inventor of the world's first SP/3 stereophone in 1958, announced today that Julia Mancuso -- one of the most decorated Olympic female downhill skiers ever -- will begin a new partnership with the company. MarketWire

OMango Joins F.I.T. City Restaurant Initiative for Healthy Chicago Eating
OMango, an authentic Indian cuisine restaurant, will participate in F.I.T. City for Healthy Chicago Eating, a collaborative community initiative promoting nutritional dining that launches this month. OMango qualified to join the program by meeting a set of menu requirements and demonstrating a commitment to offering healthy menu options. The F.I.T MarketWire

VHT Online Shopping Study Shows Cyber Monday Could Have Been Better
Online retailers are poised for a record $43.4 billion holiday sales season as shoppers increasingly rely on social networks and mobile devices to find and buy merchandise, according to market researcher ComScore Inc., but research also indicates retailers are leaving plenty of consumers' cash on the cyber-table. MarketWire

Fiabila Continues Relationship With NaturalNano: Places Orders Additional for Halloysite Natural Tube Technology(TM)
NaturalNano, Inc. (OTCBB: NNAN) ( announced that Fiabila has placed additional orders for NaturalNano's Halloysite Tube Technology (HNT). NaturalNano's HNT are environmentally friendly components that are incorporated into a range of the Fiabila produced nail polish products. MarketWire

The Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation Expands Into Documentary Film and Opens 2013 Call for Entries
The Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation for Documentary Photography & Film today announced an expanded 2013 grant program that now includes an award for short-short documentary filmmaking MarketWire

Picor Cool-Power ZVS Buck Regulators From Vicor Corporation Named One of the 2012 Hot 100 Products by UBM Tech's EDN
Vicor® Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today announced that EDN has named its Picor® Cool-Power® ZVS buck regulators as one of the "100 Hot Products of 2012." The 2012 EDN Hot 100 highlights the electronics industry's most significant products of the year based on innovation, significance, usefulness, and popularity. MarketWire

Warren Buffett's Secret Millionaires Club Second Annual "Grow Your Own Business Challenge"
Beginning December 5, 2012, kids from all over the country are invited to put their thinking caps on and enter their ideas for new businesses in the 2nd annual Secret Millionaires Club "Grow Your Own Business Challenge" MarketWire

WPCS Secures Private Placement Financing
WPCS International Incorporated (NASDAQ: WPCS), a leader in design-build engineering services for communications infrastructure, has announced that it has entered into a private placement with six accredited investors for the sale of $4 million of senior secured convertible notes (the "Notes") and warrants (the "Warrants") to purchase shares of WPCS' common stock MarketWire

Bitzio Announces a Partnership with IMX for Mobile Game Rights
Bitzio, Inc. (OTCQB: BTZO), a leading mobile media and app company, has partnered with, IMX, the joint-venture between EBX Group and IMG Worldwide, through a non-exclusive mobile game rights agreement. MarketWire

SYSTRAN Launches SYSTRANLinks, Simplifies website localization
SYSTRAN Launches SYSTRANLinks Simplifies website localizationSYSTRAN, today announced, during the Web 2012Paris, the release of SYSTRANLinks, an online service which makeswebsitetranslation faster, easier and more cost-effective than currentsolutions MarketWire

DigitalGlobe Secures Contract With the United States Air Force
DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), a leading global provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions, today announced it will provide upgrades to multiple U.S. Air Force Eagle Vision mobile ground stations. This new capability will enable the delivery of the highest-quality imagery directly to warfighters and first responders in the fastest way possible. MarketWire

Integrated Business Systems to Offer Online & Mobile Rent Payments With Zipmark Secure Digital Checks
Integrated Business Systems (IBS), a leading provider of property management software and Zipmark™, a pioneer in mobile and online payments, today announced a partnership that will offer Zipmark as a payment option for IBS customers using the firm's new online payment platform. The platform will enable IBS clients to accept credit card and Zipmark secure digital check payments. MarketWire

MetaWatch and Enter Into Joint Marketing And Development Agreement Connecting Cars With Smart Watches, (mo-jee-o) the world's first open platform for car apps, today announced it entered a joint marketing and development agreement with MetaWatch, a design and technology development company focused on integrating stylish watches with relevant mobile technology. MarketWire

Minneapolis Technology Firm Receives the Jefferson Award for Outstanding Community Service
At an event held in the St. Paul, Minnesota Excel Energy Center last Thursday evening, November 29, 2012, Johnstech International and its employees were recognized by the Jefferson Awards for Public Service for outstanding community service within the Twin Cities. MarketWire

iFinix Corp. Begins SEC Filing Process
iFinix Corp. (PINKSHEETS: INIX), a consulting and management holdings company consisting of several subsidiaries, announced today that the Company recently retained legal counsel for the express purpose of drafting and filing the necessary documents required by the SEC to become a fully reporting company MarketWire

Dell to Build KEMP's New Server Load Balancing and ADC Platform
Please visit KEMP at booth # 4E1 at Dell World MarketWire

Ergotron Sit-Stand Workstations Maintain Ergonomic Standards While Breaking Up Sedentary Work Routines
Reducing barriers of entry to sit-stand computing for ergonomists, wellness and human resources managers, Ergotron, Inc. will show its expanding WorkFit portfolio of sit-stand workspace solutions at ErgoExpo 2012 (December 5-7, Las Vegas, Nevada, Booth 514) MarketWire

Project Hosts Inc. Brings Canadian Data Center On-Line to Provide In-Country Hosting of "Custom Clouds" for Microsoft Project and Portfolio Management Solutions
Today, Project Hosts Inc., the recognized leader in custom cloud hosting of Microsoft EPM / PPM, SharePoint and CRM solutions, announced the immediate availability of in-country hosting services for Canada MarketWire

Computerworld Celebrates IT Leadership & Achievement With 2013 Premier 100 Awards
IDG's Computerworld -- the IT media brand dedicated to providing peer perspective, IT leadership and business results -- announces the 2013 Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leaders honorees, as well as highlights for the Premier 100 IT Leaders Conference MarketWire

Vista Partners Updates Coverage on AUXILIO Inc.; $3.35 Target Price
Vista Partners announced today that it has updated coverage on AUXILIO Inc. (OTCBB: AUXO) ("The Company," "AUXILIO" or "AUXO"); and maintains its twelve month target price of $3.35 MarketWire

Cerecor Announces Option to Johns Hopkins Brain Science Institute DAAO Inhibitor Platform
Cerecor Inc today announced that it has signed an option with Johns Hopkins University (JHU) for an exclusive license to develop and commercialize small molecule D-Amino Acid Oxidase inhibitors ("DAAO inhibitors") that were developed at the Johns Hopkins Brain Science Institute ("BSi"). MarketWire

Zalemark Holding Company, Inc. Begins Distribution of Its DIVAS CHOICE Brand
Zalemark Holding Company, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ZMRK) has shipped the long awaited trademarked brand, DIVAS CHOICE™ for the holiday season testing with Windsor Diamond Stores Group. "This brand's individuality sets it apart from other brands with its artistic sculptured designs," states Joe Purnell, Windsor Diamonds CEO MarketWire

Telx Expansion Powers Chicago and Phoenix Markets
Telx®, a leading provider of global interconnectivity, cloud enablement services and datacenter solutions, today announced significant expansions of its CHI1 data center at 350 E. Cermak Chicago, IL, along with its PHX1 facility at 120 E. Van Buren Phoenix, AZ. Telx's CHI1 facility, strategically located in downtown Chicago, is within the world's largest datacenter at 1 MarketWire

eCommerce Growth Drivers for the 'Big Five' Retail Holiday Selling Days; Mercent Hosts Live Webinar With Google Thursday, December 6, 2012
Mercent™, a leading technology company that enables retailers to profitably reach and convert more shoppers online, announced today the final webinar in its 2012 Mercent Retail™ Webinar Series titled "eCommerce Growth Drivers for the 'Big Five' Retail Holiday Selling Days." MarketWire

Haivision Awarded ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485:2003 Certifications
Haivision, a global leader in advanced video networking and IP video distribution solutions, today announced that the company has achieved International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2008 and ISO 13485:2003 certification for the management system governing the design, development, manufacturing, support, and lifecycle of its products MarketWire

Alderon Iron Ore Collaborates on Aconex to Increase Productivity
Aconex, provider of the world's most widely used online project collaboration solutions for the mining, construction, infrastructure, power, and oil and gas industries, today announced its selection by Alderon Iron Ore Corp. for the Kamistiatusset (Kami) Iron Ore Project in western Labrador MarketWire

Prize4Life Announces the Launch of PRO-ACT: The Largest ALS Clinical Trials Database Ever Created
Prize4Life, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to accelerate the discovery of treatments and a cure for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease), announced today the launch of the PRO-ACT (Pooled Resource Open-Access ALS Clinical Trials) database, the largest ALS clinical trial database ever created. MarketWire

Therapeutic Solutions International, Inc. Announces Approval by the Academy of General Dentistry for Continuing Dental Education
Therapeutic Solutions International, Inc. (OTCQB: TSOI) announced today that it has been approved as a PACE Provider of Dental Continuing Education by the Academy of General Dentistry. MarketWire

Takara Bio Grants Patent License to Invivoscribe Technologies for FLT3-ITD Testing in Japan
Invivoscribe Technologies, Inc. (San Diego, California) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Takara Bio, Inc. (Otsu, Shiga, Japan) under which it has been granted a series of licenses to facilitate and conduct patent covered tests for the presence of internal tandem duplication (ITD) mutations in the FLT3 gene. MarketWire

Aroway Energy Inc. Announces First Tranche Close of Brokered Private Placement
Aroway Energy Inc. (TSX VENTURE: ARW)(OTCQX: ARWJF) ( (the "Company") is pleased to announce that further to its news release of November 19, 2012, it has closed its brokered private placement of 6,043,981 flow-through units (the "FT Units") at a price of $0.55 per FT Unit and 1,352,000 non flow-through units (the "Units") at a price of $0 MarketWire

Oprah's Book Club 2.0 Announces Its Second Selection, 'The Twelve Tribes of Hattie' by Ayana Mathis
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and O, The Oprah Magazine announce the newest Oprah's Book Club 2.0 selection, The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis (Knopf). In her extraordinary debut, Mathis tells the story of the children of the Great Migration through the trials of one indomitable heroine (Hattie) and her unforgettable family MarketWire

HomeGrid Forum Announces First Silicon Certification
News highlights: HomeGrid Forum announces the Marvell® 88LX3142 digital baseband processor and the Marvell 88LX2718 baseband analog front-end chipset as the first to achieve G MarketWire

Hitor Group, Inc. Announces First Wind Turbine Shipment to Europe
Hitor Group, Inc. (OTCQB: HITR) (BERLIN: HTOG) -- Hitor Group is pleased to announce that it has arranged to ship the first VBine Energy (VAWT) Vertical Axis Wind Turbine unit along with the engineering package to the Autosan Plant in Poland. Based on our capability to secure purchase orders, Autosan will manufacture the wind turbine for Hitor Poland LLC. MarketWire

World Energy Solutions to Present at LD Micro "Main Event" Growth Conference
World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES), a leading energy management services firm, today announced it has been selected to present at the 5th Annual LD Micro "Main Event" Growth Conference in Los Angeles. MarketWire

NetApp Announces Offering of Senior Notes
NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP) today announced that it intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, senior unsecured notes under an effective shelf registration statement on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission MarketWire

Barfresh Announces First Shipment of Approved Products to National Casino Chain Through U.S. Foods Inc.
Barfresh Food Group, Inc. (OTCBB: BRFH) ("Barfresh Food Group," "Barfresh" or the "Company"), a manufacturer and distributor of unique ready to blend beverages, today announced that the smoothie flavors for its multi-venue trial at a major casino location have been approved. The first shipment of these smoothie products has commenced through U.S. Foods Inc MarketWire

Health Sciences Group Announces Medical Marijuana Mobile Apps Development Model, New Website and Headquarters
Health Sciences Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HESG) today announced that it has entered the highly sought-after and lucrative healthcare mobile apps for the medical marijuana industry MarketWire

Quest Oil Inc. Announces up to 4 Billion Shares Buyback in Open Market and $2.4 Million in Revenue Projections for 2013
Quest Oil Corp. (PINKSHEETS: QOIL), an independent oil production and technology company, is pleased to share with the public the estimated 2013 revenue projections for the company's business activities. MarketWire

Trillium Software and Riversand Technologies Alliance Ensures Higher Quality Data for MDM and PIM
Trillium Software®, a business of Harte-Hanks, Inc. (NYSE: HHS) and a leading provider of Total Data Quality™ solutions, and Riversand Technologies, Inc., a worldwide leader in Master Data Management (MDM) and Product Information Management (PIM), announced today an alliance to help clients realize the business benefits of improved data quality in their on-going MDM and PIM initiatives MarketWire

Indiana University Health Selects Healthcare Quality Catalyst's Adaptive Data Warehouse Based on Its Rapid Time to Value

Vestmark Joins the American Banking Association
Vestmark, a leading innovator of advisory solutions and wealth management technology, today announced it has joined the American Bankers Association® (ABA). MarketWire

University General Health System to Present at Oppenheimer's 23rd Annual Healthcare Conference in New York City on December 12, 2012
University General Health System, Inc. (OTCQB: UGHS), a diversified, integrated multi-specialty health delivery system, today announced that it will be presenting at Oppenheimer's 23rd Annual Healthcare Conference. The conference will be held December 12th and 13th at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City. MarketWire

Sanguine Enters Letter of Intent
Sanguine Corporation (OTCBB: SGUI), an innovator in perfluorocarbon ("PFC") based therapies, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Letter of Intent (LOI) to purchase New Alliance Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("New Alliance") MarketWire

CoreLogic Deploys eSignSystems for Streamlined Electronic Signing Throughout Loan Modification Process
eSignSystems, a division of Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ: WAVX), today announced that CoreLogic® has launched AuthoSign™, a comprehensive electronic document management and signing capability built upon eSignSystems technology MarketWire

Lpath Granted Key European Patent Related to iSONEP Drug Program
Lpath, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPTN), the industry leader in bioactive lipid-targeted therapeutics, received official notification from European Patent Office (EPO) that the company has been issued a key patent covering monoclonal antibodies against sphingosine-1-phosphate (S1P), including sonepcizumab™. S1P is a bioactive lipid that has been validated as a target in multiple disease states. MarketWire

Magnum Hunter Resources Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Depositary Shares Representing 8% Series E Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock
Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (NYSE: MHR) (NYSE MKT: MHR.PRC) (NYSE MKT: MHR MarketWire

Department of Homeland Security Selects VIP for Large-Scale Agile Development Project
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has granted Visionary Integration Professionals (VIP) a $3.8 million task order modification to support the agile development project for the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). MarketWire

Blue Star Opportunities Two New York City Locations Benefit From Rebound in Real Estate After Five-Year Slump
Blue Star Opportunities Corp. (The "Company") (PINKSHEETS: BSTO) announces that its two sales showrooms in New York City are operative and are carrying the full lines of Company products including recent additions in the largest wood flooring market in the nation. MarketWire

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Announces Significant Progress in Advancing Its Cotara Program Into a Pivotal Phase III Trial
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: PPHM), a biopharmaceutical company developing first-in-class monoclonal antibodies focused on the treatment and diagnosis of cancer, today announced that it has made significant progress in advancing its Cotara program into late-stage development through its agreement with the U.S MarketWire

Autotalks Deploys Sonics Technology Advancing Automotive Industry With Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication
Sonics, Inc., the leading supplier of system IP for cloud-scale SoCs, today announced that Autotalks has chosen its Sonics Network for AMBA Protocol (SNAP) to power the design of integrated vehicle safety communications processors enabling the world's first very-large-scale integration (VLSI) for vehicle-to-vehicle communication, dubbed CRATON. MarketWire

Biamp Systems Releases Report on the Hazardous Levels of Noise in Everyday Life
The amounts of sustained noise people are subjected to in everyday life have reached unsafe levels, according to a new report authored by leading sound experts and published today MarketWire

The MIT-1000 Will Showcase at Malaysian Microbiology Symposium
Micro Imaging Technology, Inc. (OTCQB: MMTC) announced a collaboration with Biotek Sdn. Bhd., to exhibit the MIT-1000 rapid microbial identification system, at the 31st Symposium of the Malaysian Society for Microbiology MarketWire

CloudPay Raises $16 Million in Series B Funding
CloudPay, the pioneer and foremost provider of multi-national payroll technologies and services, today announced that it has completed a $16 million Series B round from Pinnacle Investment Partners, Rho Ventures and other institutional investors MarketWire

QFive and Parisi Speed School of Fair Lawn Partner to Help Athletes Build Their Sports Profiles
QFive, a free social platform for the athletic community, and Parisi Speed School FL, the leader in sports performance training, today announced a partnership to integrate QFive into Parisi Speed School of Fair Lawn, N.J.'s athletic and team training regimens MarketWire

EmergencyLink Partners With American Red Cross, The Lopez Foundation and Autism Speaks
To celebrate the season of holiday giving, EmergencyLink, the free emergency ID network, today announced three new partnerships with leading non-profit organizations that align with its goals of helping people protect themselves, as well as their family and friends: American Red Cross, The (George) Lopez Foundation and Autism Speaks MarketWire

Magnolia Solar Engages American Capital Ventures for Investor Relations Services
Magnolia Solar Corporation (OTCBB: MGLT) ("Magnolia Solar"), developer of revolutionary thin-film solar cell technologies employing nanostructured materials and designs, today announced that they have engaged American Capital Ventures ("ACV"), a provider of investor relations to the micro- and small-cap community. MarketWire Releases Annual 2012 100, the nation's leading online wine retailer, today announced the sixth annual 100. The 100 reflects the top wines purchased on its website during the first 11 months of 2012. It is the industry's only list based solely on consumer purchasing data MarketWire

Covanta Announces Purchase of the Delaware Valley Resource Recovery Facility
Covanta Holding Corporation (NYSE: CVA) ("Covanta" or the "Company") announced that it has purchased the Delaware Valley Resource Recovery Facility located in Chester, Pennsylvania from GE Energy Financial Services ("GE EFS") for $94 million in cash MarketWire

Qualys Offers Businesses a New, Free "Online Checkup" Service to Automatically Track Whether Users' PCs Are Safe for Surfing the Web
Qualys Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance solutions, today announced that Qualys® BrowserCheck Business Edition, the company's free cloud service, now enables IT administrators to automatically track whether users' computers are up-to-date and safe for surfing the Web MarketWire

Avaya Delivers Open, Mobile Collaboration on Virtualized Architecture

Corona Plastic Surgeon Gives Advice for Choosing the Right Plastic Surgeon
Dr. Christopher Chung recently published a blog post to his website discussing how to choose the right plastic surgeon for a patient's individual needs and goals. In How to Choose the Right Plastic Surgeon, he suggests that patients in the process of choosing a plastic surgeon thoroughly investigate the credentials of their prospective surgeons before making their decision. MarketWire

Nevada Cataract and LASIK Surgery Practice on Corneal Transplant Procedures
According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), eye surgeons performed over 42,600 corneal transplants last year. With over 3.6 million people in the U.S. suffering from significant visual impairment, Dr MarketWire

Skin Care Specialist in Seattle Uses Viora Technology to Firm and Contour Skin
Dr. Jodie Reinertson has recently purchased the Viora REACTION™ for her skin care practice. As a Seattle skin care specialist experienced in skin rejuvenation and anti-aging treatments, Dr. Reinertson says she has been impressed with the results her patients at CosMedic Skincare have experienced from the advanced technique MarketWire

Mobivity and the Bowling Proprietors' Association of America (BPAA) Strike a Partnership to Deliver Mobile Marketing to More Than 3,500 US Bowling Centers
Mobivity Holdings Corporation (OTCQB: MFON) and the Bowling Proprietors' Association of America (www.bpaa MarketWire

FireMon Delivers Expanded Visibility of Enterprise Network Behavior for Greater Proactive Security and Operational Effectiveness
FireMon, the leading provider of security management and risk analysis solutions, today announced a significant update to the Security Manager platform that provides even more extensive visibility and insight into the behavior of traffic on the network, and expanded analysis/reporting through a Web-based dashboard, powered by an innovative, new, domain-specific query language MarketWire

Bridgelux Introduces the Vero LED Array, a New Platform for Designing Solid State Lighting
Bridgelux, a leading developer and manufacturer of LED lighting technologies and solutions, today unveiled the Vero™ LED array, an innovative lighting platform that simplifies design integration and manufacturing and gives designers a more flexible LED lighting solution. MarketWire

NorthStar Financial Services Group, LLC Reaches a New Budgeting Stratosphere With Adaptive Planning

Nurse Next Door Home Care Franchise Increasingly Popular for Family-Owned Businesses
Since 2000, franchise systems have begun to emerge as a fast-growing phenomenon in the home care industry, and one of franchising's emerging trends is taking hold at home health care innovator Nurse Next Door: the "dad and grad" movement. MarketWire

Final Regulatory Approvals Received for International Study to Reboost Patients From the Completed Vacc-4x Phase II Trial
Bionor Pharma ASA (OSLO: BIONOR) MarketWire

Egnyte Launches Advertising & Media Vertical Market Initiative
Egnyte, the leading provider of cloud file sharing infrastructure for business, today announced the creation of a vertical market initiative for Advertising and Media. Based on in-depth feedback from customers, Egnyte released a new whitepaper outlining strategies for addressing the unique problems of advertising and marketing professionals, freeing them to focus on creativity and innovation. MarketWire

Audience Extends Momentum in China With BBK vivo X1 -- The World's Thinnest Smartphone
Audience®, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADNC), the leader in advanced voice and audio processing for mobile devices, today announced that the Audience earSmart eS305 processor was selected by BBK for the new vivo X1 smartphone. The vivo X1 is the world's thinnest smartphone at only 6 MarketWire

Valencia Plastic Surgeon Launches New Mobile Website
Dr. Marc Lussier, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Valencia, offers a wide array of surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures at his practice. Whether a patient is looking for a tummy tuck, facelift, or BOTOX® injections, Town Center Plastic Surgery helps patients rejuvenate their bodies and look their best. Recently, Dr MarketWire

TECHNICOLOR: European Commission Fine - Cathode Ray Tubes industry
PRESS RELEASE European Commission Fine - Cathode Ray Tubes industryTechnicolor (EURONEXT PARIS: TCH) has beeninformed today by the European Commission of its decision to impose afine ofEUR38.6 million against the Company MarketWire

Competition Guidelines Announced for $2.25 Million Nokia Sensing X CHALLENGE
The X PRIZE Foundation and Nokia today announced that finalized competition guidelines have been released and team registration is officially open for the $2.25 million Nokia Sensing X CHALLENGE, a global competition to accelerate the development of sensing technologies that capture and interpret information about our health and the surrounding environment that impacts personal health MarketWire

PENSRUS Pens Holiday Sale on Norwood Logo Products
PENSRUS, a leading distributor of promotional items such as imprinted pens, logo pens, engraved pens, and more, is helping businesses celebrate the holidays with special low savings on all Norwood imprinted items MarketWire

New Mexico Health Connections Selects Valence Health to Provide Operational Support and Population Health Technology for New State CO-OP Health Insurance Plan
Valence Health, a leading supplier of population-management and reimbursement risk-management services and technology for healthcare providers, today announced it was selected by newly created New Mexico Health Connections health plan to provide operational support services and population health technology MarketWire

Ritani Reserve Diamonds Certified by AGS Laboratories Patented Technology to Deliver Maximum Sparkle
Setting a new sparkle standard for diamond grading, Ritani (, a leading designer of engagement rings and fine jewelry, today unveiled Ritani Reserve Diamonds, a collection of diamonds specially graded by the AGS Lab as demonstrating exceptional sparkle characteristics MarketWire

RGB Networks Adds New Vice President of Channel Sales to Expand Market Reach for TV Everywhere Solutions
RGB Networks, the leading provider of scalable multiscreen IP video delivery solutions, has hired Scott Pranger as Vice President, Global Channels. Pranger is tasked with growing sales of RGB's comprehensive TV Everywhere solutions by strengthening the company's relationships with the largest resellers and systems integrators serving the global cable and telecom markets. MarketWire

Arxan Technologies to Speak at Copyright and Technology 2012 on Content Protection Technology for the UltraViolet Ecosystem
WHAT: Jodi Wadhwa, vice president of marketing for Arxan Technologies, the industry leader of software security solutions that protect the global App Economy, will speak today on the panel session, "Rights Management in the UltraViolet Ecosystem," at Copyright and Technology 2012 MarketWire

OutSmart Receives New Funding for Innovative Energy Monitoring Technology
OutSmart Power Systems, manufacturers of the first cost-effective solution for monitoring electrical usage at the circuit-level, today announced $1.5 million in new funding from private venture investors to support continued product development and commercialization efforts MarketWire

STWA Ups Intellectual Property Portfolio to 41 Patents Issued and Pending
STWA, Inc. (OTCBB: ZERO) ("STWA" or the "Company"), a developer of applied solutions for oil and fuel delivery systems in the multi-billion dollar oil pipeline and diesel engine markets, today announced that it continues to build its intellectual property (IP) portfolio surrounding its corporate assets. MarketWire

Drobo Survey Reveals Small Businesses Slow to Adopt Public Cloud Storage in 2013
Drobo, maker of award-winning data storage products for businesses and professionals, today announced the results of a survey of 239 SMBs and departments in larger organizations about their current storage preferences and future expectations around protecting business data MarketWire

DoctorCom Launches HIPAA-Compliant "Answering Service 2.0(TM)"
DoctorCom, Inc. is pleased to announce the release of our new answering service: DoctorCom's "Answering Service 2.0." Hospitals and multi-specialty group practices can now replace their expensive paging and answering services with a flexible, easy-to-learn and HIPAA-compliant system MarketWire

Pub Crawl Holdings/Mobile Dynamic Marketing Launch First Generation Hospitality Platform for $3.8 Billion Market
Pub Crawl Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: PBCW), and its recently announced subsidiary, Mobile Dynamic Marketing, a unique mobile application development and marketing company, has announced the official launch of its first generation line of Mobile Applications specifically designed and targeted for the $3.8 Billion Hospitality App market. MarketWire

FORTRUST Data Center 2.0 Deployment and Powered by IO Partnership Yielding Outstanding Results
FORTRUST, the Rocky Mountain Region's premium data center and colocation services provider, is receiving delivery of additional IO.Anywhere™ data center modules through its "Powered by IO®" partnership MarketWire

Vanguard Energy Corporation Announces Upwardly Revised Reserve Report
Vanguard Energy Corporation (OTCQX: VNGE), an oil development and production company, announced today upon final analysis, that the third party reserve engineering firm, which certifies the Company's reserves, has increased the proved reserves to 725,882 barrels of oil MarketWire

UNR Holdings Announces Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results
UNR Holdings, Inc MarketWire

Implant Sciences Ships 18 Quantum Sniffers to Transportation Customer in China
Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, today announced it has shipped eighteen Quantum Sniffer™ QS-H150 handheld explosives trace detection systems to an existing customer in China. This sale was made through Beijing RitchieLink Technology, the Company's in-country distributor MarketWire

Dorman Products, Inc. Declares Special Cash Dividend
Dorman Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: DORM) today announced that it will pay a $1.50 per share special cash dividend. The special cash dividend will be payable on December 28, 2012 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 17, 2012 MarketWire

Modernizing Medicine Completes a $12 Million Capital Raise
Modernizing Medicine, the creator of the Electronic Medical Assistant™ (EMA), a cloud-based specialty-specific EMR application, announced today that it completed a $12 million capital raise, with a combination of equity capital and a senior bank debt facility. The equity round was led by return backer Pentland Group plc, and joined by many of Modernizing Medicine's customers MarketWire

Established Brands Reduces Application Latency and Simplifies Storage Architecture With Virident's FlashMAX Storage-Class Memory Solution
Virident Systems, a performance leader in flash-based Storage Class Memory (SCM) solutions, announced today that Established Brands, provider of brand development services for a wide range of retailers and companies, has increased shared storage performance, reduced application latency and simplified storage architecture using Virident's storage-class memory solution, FlashMAX™ MarketWire

Cobra to Showcase Award-Winning Products for the Holidays to Technology Enthusiasts at gdgt Live San Francisco
Cobra Electronics Corporation (NASDAQ: COBR), a leading designer and marketer of award-winning mobile and consumer electronics, today announced its sponsorship and plans for the gdgt Live San Francisco consumer electronics showcase, which takes place tomorrow, December 6th, at City View @ The Metreon located at 135 4th Street on the fourth floor, from 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m MarketWire

Guide to Breast Implant Care With Phoenix Plastic Surgeon Dr. Steven Turkeltaub
Phoenix plastic surgeon Dr. Steven Turkeltaub says that proper postoperative care is quite essential for a successful, uneventful recovery following breast implant surgery. With breast augmentation continuing to be the most popular cosmetic surgical procedure performed, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), Dr MarketWire

Liquid Robotics' Marine Robot Completes 9,000 Mile Cross-Pacific Journey to Set New World Record
U.S. based Liquid Robotics®, an ocean data service provider and developer of the Wave Glider®, today announced the first Pacific Crossing (PacX) Wave Glider, "Papa Mau," completed its 9,000 nautical mile (16,668 kilometers) scientific journey across the Pacific Ocean to set a new world record for the longest distance traveled by an autonomous vehicle MarketWire

Tenguy World International, Inc. (TGWI) Invests in Seven (7) Operating Oil & Gas Wells Located in Garvin County, OK
Tenguy World International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TGWI) reported today that the Company has purchased an interest in seven operating oil & gas wells located in Garvin County, OK. MarketWire

Result of Shareholder Meeting

Sohila Zadran -- Changing the World for the Better With Cancer Research in California
When it comes to those that are making a difference in the world one name comes to mind -- Dr. Sohila Zadran -- as you walk through the David Geffen School of medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles you encounter students with a strong desire to change the world MarketWire

Information Professionals Needed: Jobs Waiting for Candidates With Business, Cloud, Social and Big Data Skill Sets
A new whitepaper by AIIM, the global community of information professionals, identifies a high demand for qualified information professionals who have a combination of business experience and a broad base of general IT skills, but who also understand how to manage content and information lifecycles MarketWire

Service Provider Selects Cyber NetControl, New Web-Filtering Solution From ISC8
ISC8® Inc MarketWire

Weather Underground Launches New Website WunderMap(R).com to Showcase Its Enhanced Interactive Weather Map
Weather Underground has released a major upgrade of WunderMap®, its popular interactive weather map, which can now be accessed via a new, standalone website at In addition to an enhanced user interface, this new WunderMap® version includes time controls that allow users to view animated historical weather data MarketWire

Renault Moves Export Supply Chain Into the Cloud, Selects GT Nexus
GT Nexus announced today that it has been selected by Renault SA to provide one of the European Automotive leaders with a cloud supply chain platform that will support the company's growing expansion into international markets. MarketWire

Chile to Invest More Than $1.5 Billion to Reduce SO2 Emission in Copper Smelters, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Research Latin America (Córdoba, Argentina) -- Chile, the world's leading copper producer, expects to reduce sulfur dioxide and arsenic emissions by 2017. This decision has been made due to community pollution complaints about the state-owned Codelco's Ventanas smelter, located in the Valparaiso province, in central Chile. MarketWire

U.S. Thermal Coal Outlook: Demand Projected to Rise in 2013, but Mine Idlings and Closures Continue, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- President Barack Obama was re-elected a month ago, but a frequent claim during the presidential campaign -- that Obama was waging a "war on coal" -- continues to echo throughout coal country. Tougher power plant regulations from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (Washington, D.C MarketWire

Pharma-Bio Industry Expects to Wrap Up $12.6 Billion in 2012 North American Capital/MRO Investments, an Industrial Info News Alert
Reported by Annette Kreuger, Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Before the doors close on 2012, the North American Pharmaceutical & Biotech Industry is on track to wrap up nearly $16 billion worth of capital and MRO (maintenance) investments MarketWire

SciClone to Present at Oppenheimer 23rd Annual Healthcare Conference on December 13th
SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCLN) today announced that Friedhelm Blobel, Chief Executive Officer, will present a corporate overview and business update at the Oppenheimer 23rd Annual Healthcare Conference on December 13, 2012 at 11:10 am ET at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City. MarketWire

Smile Makeovers: A Path Toward a Healthier Lifestyle
Dr. Thomas J. Strub, an Iowa Dentist, says smile makeovers are becoming common procedures at his Cedar Falls practice. With techniques such as reshaping teeth, porcelain veneers, bleaching to whiten and brighten, and new crowns to alter tooth alignment, Dr. Strub can customize a smile makeover to meet any individual patient's goals MarketWire

NCSBN Launches Nursys(R) e-Notify
The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN®),, announces the launch of Nursys® e-Notify, the national nurse licensure notification system that automatically delivers licensure and publicly available discipline data directly to employers as the data is entered into the Nursys® database by U.S. boards of nursing (BONs). MarketWire

Market Research Report -- Consumer Trends Say Personal Appearance and Wellbeing Is In has announced the addition of the market research report "10 Global Consumer Trends for the Next Five Years," to their product offering. MarketWire

Market Research Report -- U.S. the Highest Spender in Global Military IT Data and Computing Market has announced the addition of the market research report "The Global Military IT, Data and Computing Market 2012-2022," to their product offering. MarketWire

Nutrition Wellness Center Sarasota: Dietary Changes Can Aid Detoxification
Shape has recently published an article that has caught the attention of Dr. James Martin at Nutrition Wellness Center Sarasota. The article shares five different foods that are said to assist the body with detoxification. While this solution to toxicity may seem too good to be true, Dr MarketWire

The Hurry Cane(TM): Exercise Improves Balance and Strength as We Age
An article published by North County Times indicates recent studies have demonstrated the positive effects of balance and strengthening exercises in retaining muscle mass as we age. The Hurry Cane™ is a specially-designed mobility solution created to help older adults maintain an active lifestyle MarketWire

Banks, Under Regulatory Pressure, Need to Transform Business, BCG Study Finds
Five years after the onset of the financial crisis, banks are still struggling to create sustainable value and must revise their business and operating models, taking a centralized, comprehensive approach at all organizational levels to make transformation happen, according to a new report by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) MarketWire

Jabra Wins Sitecore Site of the Year Denmark for Excellence in Building Personalized Customer Experiences
Sitecore, a leading web content management and customer experience management software company, today announced that Jabra, a global producer of innovative headset and speakerphone solutions, has been named the Denmark Sitecore Site of the Year winner. With Sitecore's software Jabra created more personalized and engaging customer experiences across web, social and mobile channels. MarketWire

Guide to Plastic Surgery in the 30s With Washington DC Plastic Surgeon
Dr. Mark Richards, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Washington, DC, has been releasing a series of how-to guides for patients interested in aesthetic treatment at various stages in life. In this installment, Dr. Richards discusses common procedures for men and women in their thirties and ways to address some of the cosmetic issues patients in this age group run into MarketWire

Baltimore Plastic Surgeon Reveals New Liposuction Technique
Dr. James Vogel, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Baltimore, says demand for liposuction has risen dramatically with the development of new techniques designed to enhance both the safety of the treatment and quality of the results. With almost 35 percent of his practice dedicated to liposuction, Dr MarketWire

Top Projects Awards Winners Announced
The selection was made by a five-member panel of judges and announced at the magazine's annual Top Projects Awards luncheon on December 4, 2012 at the Derrick Golf & Winter Club in Edmonton. The event, sponsored by KPMG, recognizes the top construction projects in Alberta. MarketWire

SEI Study: Funds of Hedge Funds Must Adapt Business Model to Remain Competitive
According to a global study released today by SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC), there are signs of optimism for funds of hedge funds (FoHFs) as both investors and managers see the model as resilient and relevant to the long-term investing landscape, despite declining assets and recent negative headlines seeming to signal their decline MarketWire

Enterprise Holdings Appoints Guerin Car Rental Solutions as Franchisee in Portugal
Enterprise Holdings today announced that, for the first time in its more than 55-year history, the company is franchising its flagship Enterprise Rent-A-Car brand, as it appoints Guerin Car Rental Solutions as a franchisee in Portugal MarketWire

How Much Will You Pay for a Mortgage? Will It Be 3.5 Percent or 5 Percent or Maybe Higher?
"Supply and demand tell much of the rate story but not all," says Ray Brousseau, Executive Vice President with Carrington Mortgage Services. "Revised regulations are on the way and if new guidelines from Washington and overseas get too tight it's likely that borrowers will be faced with higher rates, demands for greater down payments and tougher qualification standards MarketWire

Global Survey: IT Departments Making Companies More Efficient, yet Not Driving Business Growth
Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), the industry leader in network innovation, and the Economist Intelligence Unit released findings today from a recent global survey, which revealed that over half of businesses surveyed primarily rely on IT departments to increase efficiency of their operations. But IT is largely falling short of expectations to drive business growth in new areas MarketWire

Metso signed major services and equipment contract with Russian Copper Company
Metso Corporation's press release onDecember 5, 2012 at 12.00 p.m. local time MarketWire

Nokia introduces new Nokia Lumia 620
Nokia's third and most affordable Windows Phone 8 smartphone offersyouthfulappealNokia today introduced the Nokia Lumia 620,the third and most affordable in its range of Windows Phone 8 smartphones.Alongside the flagship Nokia Lumia 920 and mid-range Nokia Lumia 820, theNokiaLumia 620 offers a more fun, youthful appeal, and compact design MarketWire

Teekay LNG Partners and Exmar to Enter Into LPG Carrier Joint Venture
Teekay LNG Partners L.P. (Teekay LNG or the Partnership) (NYSE: TGP) and EXMAR NV (EXMAR) (EXM: BB) today announced an agreement in principle to create a new 50/50 joint venture which will operate in the LPG Carrier segment with a primary focus on Midsize Gas Carriers MarketWire

Nokia Partners with China Mobile to Launch the Lumia 920T, the First TD-SCDMA Windows Phone
Nokia and China Mobile today announced theLumia 920T, the first TD-SCDMA Windows Phone in China. With advancedlocation services, photography innovation, and fast mobile browsing onChina Mobile's 3G network, the Lumia 920T offers Chinese consumers the mostinnovative smartphone experience. MarketWire

North American Oil and Gas Merger and Placement
North American Oil and Gas Corporation (OTCBB: CLDDD) (the "Company" or "NAMG") is pleased announce the spudding of the Pass Exploration 77-20 exploration well at the Company's Tejon Extension prospect in the San Joaquin Basin of California, USA. MarketWire

Medicare's 2013 Annual Enrollment Period: eHealth Answers Top Six Questions Asked by Caregivers Helping Loved Ones Enroll in Medicare
Today eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH), parent company of entities that operate and, published the six questions most commonly asked during Medicare's Annual Enrollment Period (AEP), by adults providing unpaid care (caregivers) for loved ones with Medicare. Medicare's Annual Enrollment Period began Oct. 15, 2012 and runs through Dec. 7, 2012. MarketWire

Book Release Event "I Am Eco-Warrior" by Roger Moenks Hosted by David Giampaolo/Pi Capital and Brett Tollman/Red Carnation With Honorary Guest Dr. Jeffrey Sachs at The Chesterfield Hotel London
The "I Am Eco-Warrior" book is a collection of conversations with more than 53 global game-changers who address the environmental crisis in innovative, groundbreaking, and pioneering ways. The book shifts the dialogue from traditional environmentalists to leaders in business, fashion, government, music, media, and more MarketWire

ADP National Employment Report: Private Sector Employment Increased by 118,000 Jobs in November
Private sector employment increased by 118,000 jobs from October to November, according to the November ADP National Employment Report®, which is produced by Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP®), a leading provider of human capital management solutions, in collaboration with Moody's Analytics MarketWire Closes $450,000 Private Placement, Ltd. (OTCQB: BNGOF), owner of the popular online gaming community, today announced it has closed an additional private placement of one million common shares at $0.45 per share to raise net proceeds of $450,000. The shares have been placed with a non-US private company. MarketWire

La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company Announces FDA Approval of IND
La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (OTCQB: LJPC) ("La Jolla" and "Company"), a leader in the development of therapeutics that target galectin-3, announced today that the FDA Division of Cardiovascular and Renal Products has approved the Company's Investigational New Drug Application ("IND") for GCS-100 MarketWire

INVESTOR ALERT: Former Louisiana Attorney General and Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC, Remind Investors With Large Financial Interests of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit Against Align Technology, Inc. - ALGN
Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") and KSF partner, the former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., remind investors that they have until January 27, 2013, to file lead plaintiff applications in a securities class action lawsuit against Align Technology, Inc MarketWire

New Calyx Network(TM) Interfaces Added to Calyx Point(R)
Calyx Software®, the preferred mortgage solution provider for banks, credit unions, mortgage bankers and brokers, announced today expansion of The Calyx Network with an Interface Update. The Calyx Network allows users of Point to connect directly with lenders and mortgage service providers, automating data exchange and streamlining the loan origination process all within the Point software MarketWire

Epicor to Hold Investor Call to Discuss Fiscal 2012 Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Financial Results
Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, will host a conference call on Wednesday, December 12 at 1:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST) to discuss its fiscal 2012 fourth quarter and full-year financial results MarketWire

PROS - Announces update on jacking system
PROS - Announces update on jacking system GlobeNewswire

Investment AB Kinnevik (publ) ("Kinnevik") today announced that the Swedish Administrative Court of Appeal has approved Kinnevik's appeal to treat the gain on the sale of the indirectly held shares in Invik in 2007 as tax free. GlobeNewswire

Wärtsilä: UK's gas strategy paves way for renewed government focus on flexible gas generation
Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 5 December 2012, at 4.15 pm (EET) GlobeNewswire

STMicroelectronics : Researchers from STMicroelectronics and CEA-Leti Receive 2012 Général Ferrié Grand Prize Award
Highest Honor for Electronics R&D in France Recognizes Work on Next-Generation Semiconductor Process Technology GlobeNewswire

Metro International: Convening Notice to EGM 21 December 2012
Convening notice is hereby given to the shareholders of Metro to attend the extraordinary general meeting of Metro's shareholders (the "EGM") that will be held on 21 December 2012 at 4 p.m. CET at the offices of the law firm NautaDutilh Luxembourg at 2 rue Jean Bertholet, L-1233 Luxembourg, with the following agenda: GlobeNewswire

Thomson Reuters Corporation: Thomson Reuters Empowers Drug Development and Clinical Professionals to Develop Better, Faster Clinical Trials with Best-in-Class Intelligence Solution
Innovative intelligence solution provides real-time insights for more effective drug trials GlobeNewswire

Transmode expands North American operations with new support and service center
Dallas, Texas and Stockholm, Sweden - 5th December 2012 - Transmode, a global supplier of packet-optical networking solutions, today announced the expansion of its North American operations with the opening of the company's new support and service center in Dallas Texas. GlobeNewswire

Kesko's first food store opened in St. Petersburg
KESKO FOOD LTD PRESS RELEASE 05.12.2012 AT 12.00 1(2) GlobeNewswire

Only a minor effect so far on new home sales due to higher asset transfer tax
An increase in asset transfer tax at the beginning of next year has not so far invigorated the new home market, according to some 73% of OP Kiinteistökeskus agents. A survey conducted in the last week of November had OP Kiinteistökeskus managing directors and sales directors as respondents GlobeNewswire

Debt Office takes ownership of Saab Parts
The National Debt Office has decided to take ownership of Saab Automobile Parts AB. The company has since the bankruptcy of Saab Automobile AB, been owned by the bankruptcy estate. The takeover is done by assumption of a pledge of all the shares in the company and will take a few weeks. GlobeNewswire

Pronova BioPharma ASA : Offer Document from BASF Approved by the Oslo Stock Exchange

Henrik Saxborn appointed new CEO of Castellum
The Board of Directors of Castellum AB has decided to appoint deputy CEO Henrik Saxborn as CEO of Castellum as from the Annual General Meeting March 21, 2013. At the same time present CEO Håkan Hellström, as announced previously, leaves his position to retire. GlobeNewswire

PROS - Expiry of subscription period of the subsequent offering - today at 16:30 hours (CET)
  PROS - Expiry of subscription period of the subsequent offering - today at 16:30 hours (CET) GlobeNewswire

Nutreco completes sale of its Hungarian business to Nuscience Group
Nutreco and Nuscience Group announced on 12 October 2012 their agreement on the sale of Trouw Nutrition Környe Kft's business to Nuscience Group, the premix and specialty division of the Dutch cooperative Royal Agrifirm Group. The completion of the transaction depended on gaining regulatory approval from the Hungarian competition authority GlobeNewswire

Lindab wins award for its Annual Report
Lindab has received the "Best Annual Report" award in the Nasdaq OMX annual competition in the Mid Cap category. The award was presented at the FinForum ceremony on 4 December 2012, held at the Grand Hotel in Stockholm. GlobeNewswire

Invitation to a Q&A session with Outotec's CEO

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