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RBI extends banking facilities to remote areas of Northeast
The Reserve Bank of India, recently conducted a financial outreach camp in remote villages of Tripura. ANI

Steve Jobs action figure pulled after objections from family, Apple
A toy company has cancelled its plans to immortalise late Apple CEO Steve Jobs as an action figure following objections from his family and the company he co-founded. ANI

Test claims Intel phones are 'fastest ever'
Benchmarking tests carried out by the website Anandtech has revealed that any phone powered by Intel chips are faster than any other phone, including the iPhone and the Samsung Galaxy S2. ANI

China's economic growth slowed down to 8.9% in fourth quarter
China's economy, the world's second-largest,has registered a slow growth of 8.9 percent in the fourth quarter, the slowest in more than two years. ANI

Exceptional Hennessy in Finest Spirits & Cigars at Schiphol
Hennessy "Beaute du Siecle", the limited edition created on the occasion of the centenary of Kilian Hennessy, the 6th generation after the founder of the famous cognac house, is exhibited exclusively at the Finest Spirits & Cigars store, Departure Lounge 3 at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.A very precious cognac in a precious chest: this crafted assemblage is valued EUR 150 ACN Newswire

Toyota to Construct New Vehicle Production Plant in Thailand
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces that Toyota Motor Thailand Co. Ltd (TMT), its automobile production and sales company in Thailand, will construct a new vehicle production plant to meet growing demand. With an investment of approximately 16.9billion yen, the new plant, Gateway Plant No ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Introduces docomo STYLE series F-06D
Fujitsu today announced that its new mobile phone, docomo STYLE series F-06D, will be available from NTT DOCOMO, Inc. throughout Japan beginning January 20, 2012. F-06D features a simple design that users can continue to enjoy for a long time, and is easy to use with easy-to-push dome-shaped buttons and a one-push opening button that can be operated with one hand ACN Newswire

Correction: Tanaka Precious Metals Begins Providing World's First Silver Ink Able to Form Electronic Circuits with UV Light
Tanaka Holdings Co., Ltd (a company of Tanaka Precious Metals) today announced that Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K ACN Newswire

Fashion Extravaganza Features Four International Designers
Last night's Hong Kong Fashion Extravaganza, one of the highlights of World Boutique, Hong Kong, showcased the latest fashion of four internationally renowned fashion designers: Hong Kong's Hidy Ng, London's Craig Lawrence, Paris' Risto Bimbiloski, and Shanghai's Qi Gang ACN Newswire

Overcoming Indonesia's Water Infrastructure Challenges
Rudie Kusmayadi, President Director of the Pdam Tirta Rahardja Bandung Regency, highlights three needs for Indonesian water infrastructure development: a capable water resource, financing, and most importantly, an affordable market ACN Newswire

Carl Zeiss Eyeing Opportunities for Long Term Business Growth at MTA HANOI 2012
MTA HANOI, Vietnam's most comprehensive manufacturing solutions trade event will see reputable international brands, such as Carl Zeiss, aim to enlarge their presence in Vietnam's capital ACN Newswire

Tanaka Precious Metals Begins Providing World's First Silver Ink Able to Form Electronic Circuits with UV Light
Tanaka Holdings Co., Ltd (a company of Tanaka Precious Metals) today announced that Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K ACN Newswire

Blake Shelton Reschedules Tour Dates
It is with much sadness that we announce the passing of Blake Shelton's father, Dick Shelton. Mr. Shelton, who was in declining health this past year, was surrounded by loved ones in Oklahoma upon his passing this evening MarketWire

MotomoTechWon Develops World's First Smart PC With Zero Watts of Standby Power
MotomoTechWon (President: Jeon Yeong-suk, www.motomo1.com), an energy and environmental device company in Korea, developed a new eco-friendly computer 'SAVE PC' adopting green technology, the first of its kind in the world. MarketWire

Intergraph(R) CADWorx(R) Webinar on January 19th to Demonstrate How to Leverage Leica Cloudworx Basic to Produce Intelligent Models
An Intergraph CADWorx webinar on January 19, 2012 at 11:45 a.m. CT will demonstrate how to leverage Leica Cloudworx Basic for plant design projects when using CADWorx to produce intelligent models from laser scanned point clouds. Presenting the webinar will be ECE Design, Intergraph CADWorx & Analysis Global Network Partner. MarketWire

The Russell China Index Outperformed the Russell Taiwan Index: 2011 & 2012 YTD
The Russell China Index reflected a gain of (+4.0%), year-to-date through January 16, outperforming the Russell Taiwan Index, which reflected a (+1.6%) return and the Russell Greater China Index, which reflected a gain (+2.8%) for the same time period. MarketWire

Essex Reports Characteristics of 2011 Dividend
Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESS), a real estate investment trust (REIT) that invests in apartment communities located in highly desirable, supply-constrained markets, announced today the income tax treatment for its 2011 distributions to shareholders. The 2011 distribution characteristics are as follows: MarketWire

Repairing the Meridian System With Double Helix Water
With the recent introduction of Double Helix Water®, Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners now have a new treatment supplement in addition to massage therapy, acupressure, acupuncture and herbs to help realign the Meridian System MarketWire

MEGA Graphite to Complete IPO and Canadian Listing
MEGA Graphite Inc. (MEGA), announced today it is on target for the end of the first quarter to have a stock exchange listing by way of an Initial Public Offering (IPO) MarketWire

L.A. County Fair Celebrates 90 Years With August Opening
Coming off a record-breaking year with nearly 1.5 million guests, the L.A. County Fair is celebrating its 90th birthday by making Labor Day 2012 a four-day holiday weekend. The world's largest county Fair will open its gates at 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 31 -- the earliest opening in the Fair's illustrious history. MarketWire

KCM Holdings Corp. Announces New Name and New Direction in 2012
KCM Holdings Corp. (PINKSHEETS: KCMH) announced that it is doing business as CVS Capital. Immediate plans are to increase revenue with its new business model and then begin the legal process of changing its trading symbol, marking a fresh start for the company that has endured a tumultuous year MarketWire

Gugelchuk Named WesternU Provost
Gary Gugelchuk, PhD, has been named provost and chief operating officer of Western University of Health Sciences, WesternU President Philip Pumerantz, PhD, has announced. MarketWire

Strap Fido on the Car Roof for a Long Trip? Let's Not.
With presidential candidate Mitt Romney in the news for having strapped the family dog to a car roof for a twelve hour drive, this seems an excellent time to inform people on how -- and how not -- to travel with your pet. MarketWire

OMERS Private Equity and Partners Sell Cari-All Group to Wanzl Metallwarenfabrik GmbH
OMERS Private Equity, the private equity arm of the OMERS Worldwide group of companies, and a consortium equity group, including the Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec, have sold Cari-All Group Inc. (together with its affiliates, "Cari-All" or the "Company") to German based cart manufacturer Wanzl Metallwarenfabrik GmbH ("Wanzl") MarketWire

Score Big on Game Day With Winemaker Mike Martini's Hearty Beef Stew
The culmination of football season is upon us and so is the challenge of finding fare satisfying enough for armchair quarterbacks counting down to the big game. Napa Valley winemaker Mike Martini's hearty beef stew is a make-ahead recipe that allows him to be part the party while scoring big with game day guests. MarketWire

NEWave Announces Affiliation With Jordan Gaming Consulting Group to Offer Database Management and Slot Management Consultation
Leading software supplier to the gaming industry, NEWave, and its Professional Services Division is expanding again, this time with an affiliation with Jordan Gaming Consulting Group to offer database management and slot management consultation to NEWave's extensive and growing client base. MarketWire

CubeSmart Announces Tax Allocations of 2011 Dividend Distributions
CubeSmart (NYSE: CUBE), a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust focused primarily on self-storage facilities, announced today the tax allocations of its 2011 dividend distributions for the Company's common shares of beneficial interest MarketWire

Free Update for Corel(R) Painter(TM) 12 Customers Further Enriches the Creative Experience for Digital Artists
Building on the success of Corel Painter 12 announced early last year, Corel is excited to announce the availability of a new free update to the world's most powerful art studio. Loaded with enhancements and valuable additions, this free update provides artists with fresh, new ways to explore their creative vision. Corel® Painter™ 12 MarketWire

TCW's Bryan Whalen and Tad Rivelle to Discuss Housing Market, MBS Opportunities on Conference Call
The TCW Group, Inc. (TCW), an international asset-management firm, invites you to participate in a conference call on Wednesday, January 18 with Bryan Whalen, portfolio manager of the TCW Total Return Bond Fund (TGLMX/TGMNX). Also joining the call will be Tad Rivelle, TCW's Chief Investment Officer for Fixed Income. MarketWire

Covanta Holding Corporation Fourth Quarter and Full Year Earnings Conference Call to Be Held on February 9, 2012
Covanta Holding Corporation (NYSE: CVA) ("Covanta" or the "Company") will host a conference call at 8:30 AM (Eastern) on Thursday, February 9, 2012 to discuss its fourth quarter results. MarketWire

The Medicines Company's Cangrelor Bridge Trial Published in the Journal of the American Medical Association
The Medicines Company (NASDAQ: MDCO) today announced publication in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) of clinical trial results from testing of cangrelor, an investigational intravenous antiplatelet. MarketWire

Fulton Financial Reports 2011 Earnings
Fulton Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: FULT) MarketWire

DH Capital, LLC Advises Broadstripe, LLC on the Sale of Its Cable Systems to Wave Broadband and WOW! Internet, Cable and Phone
DH Capital, LLC, an investment banking firm serving the communications and Internet infrastructure sectors, announced today that Broadstripe has completed the sale of its cable systems to Wave Broadband and WOW!. Broadstripe, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in January 2009, operated systems in Maryland, Michigan, Oregon, and Washington. MarketWire

ETM Introduces Market Conduct Annual Statement Service
ETM, developer of Wings Plus for financial reporting and tax compliance -- and UPExchange for unclaimed property reporting -- has added the Market Conduct Annual Statement (MCAS) to its Wings Plus platform. Forty-five states require the filing of an MCAS for insurers who write certain amounts and types of business in their states. MarketWire

In Celebration of Hot Tea Month Live Chat on Facebook Featuring Cindi Bigelow of Bigelow Tea
January is Hot Tea Month! There is no better way to celebrate this fantastic month than to join a LIVE chat on Facebook with one of America's foremost tea experts: Cindi Bigelow, President of Bigelow Tea. MarketWire

Gardner Denver Announces Fourth Quarter 2011 Earnings Release
Gardner Denver, Inc. (NYSE: GDI) will issue its fourth quarter 2011 earnings release after the market closes on Thursday, February 9, 2012. MarketWire

Highwoods Announces Availability of Tax Treatment of 2011 Dividends
Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE: HIW) has announced the availability of its tax treatment of 2011 dividends. Please visit Highwoods investor relations web site to view the release or click on the following link. MarketWire

ROF Signs Memorandum of Understanding With First Nations
Ring of Fire Resources Inc. (the "Company" or "ROF") (TSX VENTURE: ROF) (FRANKFURT: RG5) (PINKSHEETS: HWKPF) is pleased to announce that the Company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Mattagami and Matachewan First Nations in relation to exploration to be conducted on its Project 81, in the Timmins area, Northern Ontario. MarketWire

SPY(R) Joins USA Cycling
SPY, the Southern Calif.-based purveyor of technical sunglasses, goggles and prescription eyewear, announced today it has joined USA Cycling as an official sponsor MarketWire

inTEST Corporation Announces Completion of Acquisition of Thermonics, Inc., a Division of Test Enterprises, Inc.
inTEST Corporation (NASDAQ: INTT), an independent designer, manufacturer and marketer of temperature management products and semiconductor automatic test equipment (ATE) interface solutions, today announced that Temptronic Corporation, a member of inTEST Corporation's Thermal Solutions Group, has closed on the acquisition of Thermonics, Inc., a division of Test Enterprises, Inc MarketWire

Majesco Entertainment Company Reports Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2011 Financial Results
Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative provider of video games for the mass market, today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended October 31, 2011. MarketWire

Cott Announces Retirement of Neal Cravens and Appointment of Jay Wells as Chief Financial Officer
Cott Corporation (NYSE: COT) (TSX: BCB) today announced the retirement of Neal Cravens and appointment of Jay Wells as its Chief Financial Officer, effective March 20, 2012. Mr. Cravens will remain with Cott until the end of 2012 to ensure an efficient transition. MarketWire

FormFactor to Announce Fourth Quarter 2011 Financial Results on February 7
FormFactor, Inc. (NASDAQ: FORM) will report financial results for its 2011 fourth quarter on Tuesday, February 7, 2012, at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Standard Time. The public is invited to listen to a live webcast of FormFactor's conference call on the Investors section of the company's web site at www.formfactor.com MarketWire

EPA Requirements on Mercury, Other Emissions Finalized; Vectren's Electric Generation Well-Positioned to Comply
As expected, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized more stringent rules last month via the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS), which regulates emissions of mercury and other pollutants MarketWire

Stem Cell Technologies Finding a Larger Market, Report Says
The market for stem cell technologies will rise to over $700 million this year, and given some positive trends could reach over one billion dollars, according to healthcare market research publisher Kalorama Information MarketWire

Vineyard Networks and ISC8 Announce Tactical Technology Partnership
Vineyard Networks and ISC8 are thrilled to announce their Technology Partnership which will see Network Application Intelligence added to ISC8's next generation of Cyber Security solutions. MarketWire

Epolin, Inc. Announces Results for the Third Quarter of Fiscal 2012
Epolin, Inc. (the "Company") (OTCBB: EPLN) (www.epolin.com) today announced results for the three and nine months ended November 30, 2011. MarketWire

Avascent Strengthens Global Presence With New European Office
Avascent, a leading strategy and management consulting firm, is pleased to announce the launch of its new European office based in Paris, France. Christina Balis, a principal at Avascent, will lead Avascent's European operations supporting clients operating in, or looking to expand to, European markets MarketWire

Aristocrat Names Renowned Casino Systems Expert Jeffrey J. Connors Senior Director of National Accounts and Business Development
Leading slot and systems provider Aristocrat has named renowned casino systems expert Jeffrey J. Connors as its new Senior Director of National Accounts and Business Development. Connors brings more than 20 years of casino management system experience to the company and its more than 275 customers in North America. MarketWire

Voting Open in 2012 FlyerTalk Awards
FlyerTalk.com, the world's most popular frequent flyer community, today announced that voting has opened for the 2012 FlyerTalk Awards at www.flyertalk.com/awards. These first-ever awards will honor the best affinity programs in the airline, hotel and car rental industries. MarketWire

Get Mobile Devices Under Control: Zenprise and iSECURE to Host Live Webinar Discussing How to Approach Managing and Securing Mobile Devices
Zenprise®, Inc., the leader in secure mobile device management, today announced it is hosting a live webinar with iSECURE about how IT administrators can effectively secure and manage mobile devices in the enterprise. This webinar, on Wednesday, January 18 at 2:00 pm ET/11:00 am PT, will also feature a product demonstration. MarketWire

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Launches New Thyroid Awareness Ribbon and Website in Honor of Thyroid Awareness Month
January is Thyroid Awareness Month and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) is introducing a new awareness ribbon as the icon for Thyroid Awareness. Joining the ranks of the pink breast cancer awareness ribbon and the red dress heart campaign, the blue paisley ribbon contains curved shapes that mimic thyroid follicles MarketWire

MDPrevent Sweet Life Diabetes Self-Management Program Receives AADE-Accreditation
The Sweet Life Diabetes Self-Management Program from MDPrevent was recently accredited as a diabetes education program by the American Association of Diabetes Educators. MarketWire

Huntington Learning Center Celebrates Catholic Schools Week
Huntington Learning Center is proud to support Catholic Schools Week 2012 (Jan. 29 through Feb. 5), a celebration of Catholic schools in America as an important part of U.S. education due to their traditionally high academic standards and graduation rates. The year 2012 marks the 39th year of Catholic Schools Week, which became an annual event in 1974. MarketWire

Sotheby's International Realty Brand Expands Reach to Milan
Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced it has expanded its global real estate network in Italy with the addition of Milan Sotheby's International Realty. MarketWire

PIDX Announces Two New Executive Committee Members
Since its restructuring last year, PIDX International has been looking to add extra horsepower to its Executive Committee, and to ensure it has a strong and balanced team of Executives from our industry. PIDX has secured the support of two new Oil & Gas Executives who bring a great mix of skills and experience to the Executive Committee. MarketWire

Coastal Flow Hosts Iraq's Technical Committee on Metering & Calibration
Coastal Flow Measurement today announced that it recently hosted a visiting delegation for Iraq's Joint Technical Committee on Metering and Calibration through a program sponsored by the Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP) of the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) of the U.S. Department of the Interior MarketWire

Corpus Christi Area Measurement Society Announces 2012 School and Exhibition
The Corpus Christi Area Measurement Society (CCAMS) School and Exhibition will be held February 21-22, 2012 at the Omni Marina Hotel in Corpus Christi, Texas. This year's event will focus on hydrocarbon measurement technologies for both gas and liquids that are most applicable to the rapidly expanding Eagle Ford Shale play of South Texas MarketWire

Plaza Bank Grows Small Business Lending Team With 8 New Hires
One of America's banks most committed to small business lending has added to its small business lending staff in the second half of 2011. Plaza Bank (OTCBB: PLZB) has hired 19 employees since June 1, 2011 to support its growth in small business lending operations. MarketWire

India Hosts Global Forum to Discuss Key Matters Impacting Internal Audit Profession
More than 120 representatives from over 50 countries will convene at the Lalit Hotel in New Delhi, India February 5-8, 2012 for The IIA's annual Global Council MarketWire

Glucose Self-Testing Market to Spike to Over $15 Billion by 2015
TriMarkPublications.com cites in its newly published "World Glucose Self-Testing Markets" report that the glucose self-testing market is forecasted to spike to over $15 billion by 2015. For more information, visit: http://www.trimarkpublications.com/world-glucose-self-testing-markets. MarketWire

Pictometry Delivers On-Demand Access to the Transmission Corridor for Alabama Power
Pictometry International Corp. -- the leading provider of measurable aerial oblique imagery -- has completed a program to capture approximately 2,800 linear miles of transmission corridor in high resolution 3-inch aerial oblique imagery for Alabama Power. MarketWire

Taylor Lautner Action Thriller Abduction Premieres as First New Theatrical Release Made Available Simultaneously on Facebook, DVD, Blu-ray Disc and Digital Download
Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a leading diversified global entertainment company, and Milyoni, the leader in F-commerce, today announced that director John Singleton's 2011 thriller Abduction becomes the first new release ever to be made available on Facebook on the same date as the DVD, Blu-ray Disc and Digital Download of the film. MarketWire

Oracle Extends Performance Leadership With x86 World Record on TPC-C Benchmark
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

IASA Now Accepting Applications for 2012 IASA Insurance Industry Scholarship Program
IASA is pleased to announce the association is now accepting applications for the Insurance Industry Scholarship Program which has been expanded for 2012 to include a new scholarship and a total of $10,000 in scholarships being awarded. MarketWire

Capgemini Advances the State of the Art in Software Quality
After many years of close collaboration and significant industrialization investments, initially led in France, Capgemini Group completed a worldwide investment in automation from CAST, the world leader in software analysis and measurement MarketWire

Evans Expands European ATC Operations
Evans Consoles is pleased to announce the expansion of its ATC business with the appointment of Glyn Arthur as Director ATC, Europe. Glyn, a 20 year veteran of the ATC industry will based out of the new Evans European headquarters in Rotterdam, Netherlands MarketWire

Sports and Entertainment Come to Scarinci Hollenbeck
Donald Scarinci of Scarinci Hollenbeck announced today the official release of Scarinci Hollenbeck's "Sports and Entertainment Law Blog," edited by Anthony R. Caruso, the Chair of its Sports and Entertainment Law Practice Group. Caruso is nationally recognized as a lawyer appearing with clients and as a commentator on CNBC, NBC, Fox, and other media outlets. MarketWire

Wall Street to Celebrate the Second Annual Peru Day
The second annual Peru Day will be held on Friday, March 9 at the New York Stock Exchange with the participation of Senior Officials of the Peruvian Government, and leaders of the Peruvian private sector. The event is organized by the Peruvian Business Council, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting investments to Peru MarketWire

BOFI to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences in February
BofI Holding, Inc. (NASDAQ: BOFI) ("BOFI" or "Company"), a leading online financial services provider, today announced the Company's management team will present at two investor conferences in February 2012. MarketWire

BrightRoll Surpasses 100 Million Monthly Unique U.S. Video Viewers
BrightRoll, the leading provider of digital video advertising services, today announced that it became the first ad network to exceed 100 million unique viewers, according to the most recent comScore Video Metrix in December 2011. According to the data, BrightRoll reached more than 110.4 million unique U.S. viewers, with an average of 7.9 videos per viewer MarketWire

The Successful Launch of the New, Innovative and Comprehensive Deals Website Dealohhh.com
Deal Ohhh is proud to announce the launch of their site Dealohhh.com. MarketWire

Howard Alan Events Presents 9th Annual St. Armands Circle Art Festival on January 28 & 29, 2012
The country's top artists will converge upon St. Armands Circle in Sarasota for a celebration of the arts January 28 - 29, 2012. These talented artists, selected among hundreds of applicants, will be displaying their finest work including their newest creations MarketWire

Bravo Wellness Promotes Three to Vice President
Bravo Wellness is pleased to announce the promotion and appointment of three team members to Vice President, Business Development. These promotions reflect the organization's commitment to strengthen our position in key markets by expanding awareness of Bravo's specialized solutions for the design and administration of results-based wellness programs MarketWire

RPost Patents Validated by California Federal Court
RPost®, the global pioneer in email delivery proof, legal electronic signatures, and compliant encryption services with its flagship Registered Email® technology, today announced the US Federal Court in California has now re-affirmed the validity of its US Patent 6182219 by granting RPost's motion for summary judgment on a counterclaim of invalidity MarketWire

Tree Top's Registered Dietitian Offers Tips on Making Healthful Decisions in the New Year
It seems to be the top-of-mind question this New Year: How can I make more healthful decisions this year? Tree Top's consulting nutritionist, Deanna Segrave-Daly, has pulled together a few quick and easy ideas for taking a more sound and nourishing approach to your 2012 diet. MarketWire

Take a Winter Break With Broughton Hotels of Chicago
Starting today, Broughton Hotels of Chicago are giving travelers a reason to come to Chicago this winter. Guests who book a weekday stay (Sunday-Thursday), can get a beautiful Queen room and a complimentary bottle of wine or parking for only $60 MarketWire

The Mars Volta Noctourniquet Sixth Full Length Studio Album Out March 27 on Warner Bros.
Known for such landmark releases as the gold-certified De-Loused In The Comatorium and Frances The Mute and 2008's The Bedlam In Goliath which featured Best Hard Rock Performance Grammy winner "Wax Simulacra," The Mars Volta returns in epic and unexpected fashion with its sixth album: Noctourniquet which will be released March 27 by Warner Bros. MarketWire

Efiia Cares Offers Free Mobile Strategy Program
Efiia Cares, a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit organization dedicated to lessening the burden on government, today announced the release of two free, self-service mobile applications -- mPlan CreatorLite and mPlan CreatorPro MarketWire

BritWeek UKTI Business Innovation Awards 2012 Now Underway
BritWeek announced today that its third annual Business Innovation Awards competition, run in partnership with United Kingdom Trade and Investment (UKTI), will be open for nominations until March 16th. Companies based anywhere in California or the United Kingdom may apply, provided they have operations in both places. MarketWire

Leading Puerto Rico-Based Ticketing Company, Ticketpop, Partners With Paciolan to Offer Ticketing Services
Paciolan, a leading provider of ticketing and marketing solutions for more than 500 live entertainment organizations, announced today that it has partnered with Ticketpop, the leading electronic ticketing processor in Puerto Rico that services venues and promoters with a combined client base of more than 130,000 consumers MarketWire

Stolt-Nielsen Limited Closes Previously Announced $600 Million Credit Facility
London, England - January 17, 2012 - Stolt-Nielsen Limited (Oslo Børs:SNI)announced today the closing of the Company's previously announced $600millionsenior secured reducing revolving credit facility MarketWire

Leadership Directories Introduces Unique Contact Database of Nonprofit Organizations and Board Members
Leadership Directories today announces the launch of Leadership® Nonprofits Premium. This powerful new database features accurate and comprehensive profile and contact information for more than 135,000 influential thought leaders across the nonprofit community. MarketWire

Dr. Steven Beazley, President & CEO of the OC Fair & Event Center, to Transition Out of Position in 2012
OC Fair & Event Center President and CEO Dr. Steven Beazley has informed the Board of Directors of his intention to transition out of the position in 2012. MarketWire

Ben Franklin to Invest $315,582 in PA Technology Companies
The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP/NEP) board approved the investment of $315,582 in regional companies. BFTP/NEP is an award-winning, state-funded economic development organization that links early-stage technology firms and established manufacturers with experts, universities, funding, and other resources to help them prosper through innovation. MarketWire

Miami Carpet Cleaning Company -- Miami Kwik Dry -- Offers Actual Free Giveaway for 2012
Miami Kwik Dry, Miami's foremost carpet and upholstery cleaning business, wants to give its customers new and old a New Year's gift. With every carpet or upholstery cleaning, this generous Miami Carpet Cleaning Company is giving away fabric protection (Kwik Guard) freely for the whole month of January MarketWire

Security Benefit Offers a Dozen Specific Tips to Help Prepare for Retirement
With 2011, coming to a close, Security Benefit Corporation, a Guggenheim Partners Company, looks forward to the New Year with its "12 FOR '12" -- A Dozen Specific Tips to Help Prepare for Retirement. MarketWire

2nd Story Software(R), the Makers of TaxACT(R), to Tell Its Universal Story of Free to Super Bowl Audience
TaxACT, a giant in the digital tax preparation industry most recognized for its free federal tax solution, is making its Super Bowl debut with a commercial about the human truth of free. MarketWire

Mediture and CareKinesis Announce Integration for Improving Medication Management
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Graymark Healthcare Partners With Emory University Hospital of Atlanta, Georgia to Deliver Comprehensive Sleep Care
Graymark Healthcare, Inc. (NASDAQ: GRMH), the nation's second largest provider of diagnostic sleep services and an innovator in comprehensive care for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), has partnered with Emory Adventist Hospital of Smyrna, Georgia to offer comprehensive sleep medicine services to city residents and surrounding areas. MarketWire

peerTransfer Notes Universities Show Continued Efforts to Cater to Their International Student Population
With international students contributing billions of dollars every year to the US economy, the majority of which pay full tuition, schools are continuing to take competitive measures to attract students from abroad. One such indication is the number of schools adopting international tuition payment methods that saves international students money MarketWire

Olympians and Top Athletes From Around the World Compete at World Renowned Rhythmic Gymnastics Competition in Feb.
Sponsored by Los Angeles School of Gymnastics (LASG) and sanctioned by the International Gymnastics Federation (IGF), the 2012 LA Lights Tournament of Champions is the nation's largest and most prestigious gymnastics event. MarketWire

Small Company Makes Ingrown Toenail Treatment a Simple Home Remedy
CurveCorrect Ingrown Toenail Treatment, a subsidiary of Oliana LLC, is the producer of a product it says will reduce curved toenail deformities and treat ingrown toenails. The Los Angeles-based orthopedic device firm has developed a unique process to eliminate ingrown toenails without surgery MarketWire

UPDATE: Major American Multinational Oil and Gas Corporation to Use CommerceTel's Patented Technology to Power up to 10,000 Retail Food and Gas Locations Nationwide
CommerceTel Corporation (OTCBB: MFON), an award-winning provider of proprietary mobile marketing technologies and solutions, announced today that a major multinational oil and gas corporation plans to roll out mobile marketing services across 10,000 retail food and gas locations in the U.S MarketWire

Georgia Program Offers New Digital Amplified Phone Free to Residents With Hearing Loss
Georgians who are deaf or hard of hearing (from 1% hearing loss to profound deaf) can now obtain a new amplified cordless phone for free thanks to Georgia Council for the Hearing Impaired, Inc. (GACHI), the statewide nonprofit that provides a variety of assistive services to the deaf and hard of hearing MarketWire

Paul T. Hess Named Senior Vice President and Executive Officer of VHA New England, LLC
VHA Inc., the national healthcare network, and the Boards of Directors of VHA's New England and Northeast regions, have appointed Paul T. Hess as senior vice president and executive officer of the newly formed VHA New England, LLC. Hess will succeed Gerry Roche, who retires in March from his post as executive officer of VHA's New England and Northeast regions MarketWire

Free TurboViewer Named Top 5 App by Macworld/iWorld
IMSI®/Design, the developer of TurboCAD®, the #1 best-selling CAD in retail, today announced that its free TurboViewer was named by Macworld/iWorld as one of the mobile industry's Top 5 Apps. MarketWire

EADS North America Announces New Leadership Structure
EADS North America Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Sean O'Keefe today announced a restructuring of the company's senior leadership team in order to more fully leverage executive experience, skills and talents as well as increase responsibility and decision making throughout the organization MarketWire

ITNS Retains Scientific/Technology Consultant
Itonis, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ITNS) today announced that the Company has retained David K. Liu, Ph.D. as a Scientific/Technology Consultant. His role will be to provide consulting services to senior management on a broad range of projects related to the ITNS portfolio of subsidiary companies. MarketWire

The Values Institute Partners With CSUF College of Communications
The Values Institute at DGWB (http://www.thevaluesinstitute.org), a social science research entity housed at DGWB Advertising & Communications, today announced an agreement for a mutually beneficial partnership with the California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) College of Communications to foster learning and to promote the principles of values-based communication. MarketWire

Union Mutual of Vermont Successfully Deploys ISCS's SurePower Innovation(R) to Modernize Policy Administration and Core Business Processes
ISCS is pleased to announce that Union Mutual of Vermont Companies (UMVT) completed an on-time, on-budget, full-suite implementation of ISCS's flagship product, SurePower Innovation®, for its Connecticut business owners policies, with other lines of insurance and states to follow in 2012 MarketWire

Sony and Miramax Executives to Keynote at 4th Annual Film Finance Forum West
Winston Baker, global producer of film finance conferences, announces the 4th Annual Film Finance Forum West to be presented in association with Variety. The event will be held at the Hollywood Roosevelt in Los Angeles, CA on March 6 to 8, 2012. MarketWire

MIG Real Estate Announces Plans to Convert Two Hotels to Hampton Inn Brand
MIG Real Estate (Merage Investment Group Real Estate) a Newport Beach, Calif.-based real estate investment company, has announced plans to convert two existing hotels -- The Point Inn & Suites in Jackson, Wyoming and the Hotel Highland in Phoenix, Arizona -- into Hampton Inns MarketWire

Welcome to the 2012 AVN Adult Entertainment Expo
The 2012 AVN Adult Entertainment Expo (AEE, www.AdultEntertainmentExpo.com) is excited to bring in the New Year, as the largest adult industry show will open its doors on Wednesday, January 18th and go through Saturday, January 21st, 2012. AEE will be held at its new home, The Hard Rock Hotel, in Las Vegas, Nevada MarketWire

Fun Nugget Releases Beanie Ballz Bounce, New iPhone Game From Ty Inc
Fun Nugget (http://www.funnugget.com/), the family friendly gaming company, in partnership with Ty Inc, the makers of the Beanie Babies®, today announced their first mobile game, Beanie Ballz Bounce, for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch is now available for download in the Apple App Store for free. MarketWire

Cintas: First-Hand Experience With PICS
Headquartered in Cincinnati, Cintas Corporation is a highly efficient organization, operating 430 facilities in the U.S. and Canada. Cintas came to PICS in 2011 with a need for contractor management services. Since then, PICS rolled out a program to cover each one of the unique services that Cintas offers. MarketWire

Novel MiniChip(TM) Now Available Exclusively Through 24PetWatch(TM)
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Crane Creek Golf Course to Sell at Auction
Will Crane Creek Golf Course continue to exist? Or will it once again become farmland? MarketWire

Leading Accounts Payable Today in Challenging Times
The Accounts Payable Network announces a sneak-peek into the upcoming AP Leadership Conference 2012: an interactive webinar presented by Debbie Vander Bogart, one of TAPN's top-rated speakers. The admission for this 90-minute session is absolutely free with the registration for the AP Leadership Conference 2012 MarketWire

Consumers Pay Down Credit Card Debt by 11 Percent in 2011, According to CreditKarma.com
CreditKarma.com, the consumer's credit advocate, today released its U.S. Credit Score Climate Report with trend data for December 2011. Since December 2010, all 50 states have reduced their credit card debt with credit card debt falling 11 percent nationally to $6,576. MarketWire

PayChoice Launches Powerful New Reporting Tool
PayChoice today announced the launch of a powerful new web-based, ad-hoc reporting tool: WriteChoice. This innovative tool provides administrators and key decision-makers with valuable business insights by enabling convenient extraction of important payroll and HR data and empowering users to quickly produce customized, sharable reports. MarketWire

GoHealth: How to Use a Health Insurance Deductible in 2012
No matter what type of health insurance coverage a consumer may have, every year they start from scratch with their deductible. Whether consumers reached their deductible in 2011 or not, they should definitely devise a plan on how to get the most out of their deductible this year. MarketWire

Golden Phoenix to Appear on 21st Century Business Television January 18, 2012 on CNBC
Golden Phoenix Minerals, Inc. ("Golden Phoenix" or the "Company") (OTCBB: GPXM) is pleased to announce its royalty mining growth strategy will be profiled on 21st Century Business on CNBC (as paid programming) on Wednesday, January 18, 2012. MarketWire

Putnam Investments Earns DALBAR Total Client Experience Award
DALBAR announced today the 2011 winner of its Total Client Experience Award. Putnam Investments was the first firm to emerge as a leader in the combination of quality, security and accuracy of customer service provided to investors. MarketWire

Peoplefluent to Present Webinar on Best Practices for Compensation Management
WHO:Peoplefluent™, offering a unique combination of best-of-breed mobile and SaaS suite solutions for Talent Management, Vendor Management and Workforce Compliance and Diversity WHAT: Will present a complimentary webinar titled "Compensation Management: It's Business. It's Personal." WHEN: Tuesday, January 24, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. EST (10:00 a.m. PST/11:00 a.m MarketWire

Bella Riviera Grand Opening Saturday, January 21st in Santa Barbara With Bonus Gift Raffle
The highly anticipated model grand opening of Bella Riviera takes place this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. just a short walk from Santa Barbara's charming State Street. The public is invited to join in the celebration of this rare new village situated on the site of the former St. Francis Hospital amid two of Santa Barbara's finest neighborhoods, the Upper East and Lower Riviera MarketWire

Direct General Selects Innovation Group's Innovation Auto Services
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"Like" Marriott Vacation Club's Facebook Page for a Chance to Win a Dream Vacation to Hawaii
Day dreaming of warmer weather and white sandy beaches? Marriott Vacation Club is making those dreams come true. Simply "Like" the brand's Facebook page and enter for a chance to win a two-week, dream vacation to Hawaii MarketWire

Third Annual Pinot Days Southern California to Assemble 80 Pinot Noir Makers and Their Wines for a Unique Wine Event and Wine Tasting Experience
More than 300 acclaimed pinots will be poured at the 3nd Annual Pinot Days Southern California, January 26-28, 2012 MarketWire

DRS Technologies Receives Option to Their Current Contract for Logistic Support of U.S. Navy's E-6B and Airborne Command Post Aircraft Fleet
DRS Technologies, Inc., A Finmeccanica Company, announced that its C3 & Aviation Group received a one-year incrementally funded option to their current Fixed Firm Price (FFP) contract to provide Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) for the U.S. Navy's E-6B Take Charge and Move Out (TACAMO) and Airborne Command Post (ABNCP) aircraft fleet. MarketWire

Sikich Investment Banking Leads Recapitalization of FiberLink, LLC
Sikich Investment Banking ("Sikich"), headquartered in Chicago, today announced it has successfully completed a recapitalization of FiberLink, LLC, an owner of regional fiber optic routes between Chicago and Denver and Chicago and New Orleans. Sikich served as the exclusive placement agent to FiberLink, securing financing from Silicon Valley-based Bridge Bank MarketWire

Southridge Signs Letter of Intent for $1.2 Million Commitment to Fund Cinco Minas Mill
Southridge Enterprises Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SRGE) ("Southridge" or the "Company") is pleased to announce it has recently entered into a Letter of Intent ("LOI") for a $1.2 million USD funding commitment MarketWire

Clean Power Finance Hires New SVP Worldwide Sales
Clean Power Finance, the leading provider of residential financing and solar sales and system design tools, today announced the appointment of its newest executive team member, Robert E. Prigge, as senior vice president of worldwide sales MarketWire

JCM Global and MicroFirst Enter New Distribution Partnership in Pennsylvania
JCM Global, the world leader in currency bill validation equipment, has entered into an agreement with award-winning, international hardware and software company MicroFirst® to distribute and service JCM's award-winning line of products in Pennsylvania. MarketWire

Global Publisher Nexon Signs Unity Enterprise License Agreement
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Pacific Sands Expands Nationwide Sales Representative Network
Pacific Sands, Inc. (OTCQB: PFSD) (PINKSHEETS: PFSD) (www.pacificsands.biz), which manufactures environmentally friendly, non-toxic liquid and powder cleaning, laundry, and water treatment products, announced it has engaged a leading sales representative firm to represent its EcoOne line of swimming pool and spa products, in addition to hiring a new Director of Sales. MarketWire

Zehnder's Splash Village Hotel and Waterpark Voted #1 Family Getaway
It's official. The award-winning Metro Parent magazine announced that Zehnder's Splash Village Hotel and Waterpark was voted as the best destination for a family getaway. The magazine's first Parent Picks! survey asked readers from Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties to choose the top family stores, services and spots in Michigan MarketWire

Abe McCallum Joins Martini Media as Head of Product Management
Martini Media, the digital media and content platform for engaging the audience with the most money and influence online, today announced that Abe McCallum has joined the company as head of product management. In his new role, McCallum will be responsible for analyzing sales, marketing and industry developments to define Martini Media's product strategy, roadmap and priorities. MarketWire

Carbon Extends IP Exchange to Include Virtual Reference Platforms
Carbon Design Systems™, the leading supplier of virtual platform and secure model solutions, today announced immediate availability of virtual reference platforms on its Carbon IP Exchange Web Portal, found at www.carbonipexchange.com. MarketWire

Novomer and Penford Enter Into Joint Development Agreement
Novomer Inc MarketWire

Revenue Growth & International Customers Prompt NuView Systems Inc. to Open New European Headquarters
NuView Systems Inc., a global provider of Human Capital Management (HR) & Payroll solutions, announced today the opening of its new international office and the expansion of its European team. The new offices are in a landmark building located in the heart of London MarketWire

Realtors(R) Recognize Credit Union as Valuable Member Benefit
Since it opened in May 2009, the REALTORS® Federal Credit Union has become a significant benefit among National Association of Realtor® members, offering a diverse portfolio of services and products. Since then, REALTORS® FCU has experienced unprecedented growth in membership. MarketWire

Leading Stock Newsletter Enters 19th Month of 100% Winning Streak
From July 2010 through January 2012, every month has been a positive one for the BullTrade Newsletter portfolio. Last year was a volatile one for U.S. markets. Despite the violent market swings, the S&P 500 finished essentially unchanged for the year. But through all of the wild market swings, the BullTrade Newsletter persevered MarketWire

Woodbridge International Welcomes New Business Development VP for Brazil
Adriano Duarte has joined Woodbridge International as the firm's Vice President/Business Development-Brazil. A native Brazilian, Adriano will be based in Woodbridge's New Haven office and focus on developing new business in Brazil, as well as serving existing clients based in Brazil. MarketWire

HCL Technologies Q2 2012 Revenues at US$ 1,022 mn, Up 18.7% YoY and 3.7% QoQ in Constant Currency
HCL Technologies Ltd. (HCL), a leading global IT services provider, today announced results for the quarter ended December 31, 2011. In this 2nd Quarter of FY 2012, HCL's revenues reached US$ 1,022 mn, up 3.7% sequentially and 18.7%YoY in constant currency. MarketWire

Tigo Tanzania Begins Offering Voice Based Value Added Services
Tigo Tanzania, a leading telecom operator in Tanzania and a subsidiary of Millicom International Cellular, on Thursday announced the launch of Voice SMS, a unique non-obtrusive and easy-to-use service which is geared towards addressing the unique needs of new-age consumers MarketWire

InterAmerican Gaming Expands Board
InterAmerican Gaming Inc. ("IAG" or "the Company") (PINKSHEETS: IAGM) is pleased to announce that it has expanded its Board of Directors to include Mr. Henry Kloepper (Director), a leading banking and finance executive, and Mr MarketWire

Chicago Area Chefs Fire It Up at International Fiery Foods Challenge... and a Second Competition Gives Audience Members the Chance to Cook Their Way to a Yucatan Vacation
Lamb Vindaloo, Cochinita Pibil and Spicy Pork Sisig are set to ignite taste buds at the International Fiery Foods Challenge, presented Saturday, January 28, 2 - 4 p.m., as part of the Travel & Adventure Show at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, January 28-29 MarketWire

On The Spot Systems Secures $750,000 in Seed Funding
On The Spot Systems®, a real-time mobile survey provider, today announced that it has closed a round of seed investment funding for $750,000 shared by Kepha Partners, a Waltham venture capital firm, Angel Street Capital of Providence, and Mike Sheehan, a strategic investor MarketWire

Benjamin F. Edwards & Co.: Branches in Red Bank, N.J., and Panama City, Fla., Each Add an Advisor
Officials with St. Louis-based Benjamin F. Edwards & Co. announced that its Red Bank, N.J., and Panama City, Fla., offices each added one financial consultant today. The new hires come fast on the heels of last week's transfer of six financial consultants to the firm's newly opened O'Fallon, Ill., branch office. MarketWire

ACH Foam Technologies Offers Top Tips for Building With SIPs
Building with Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) is becoming increasingly popular, due to the many advantages to builders and building owners. ACH Foam Technologies, the manufacturer of energy-saving R-Control® SIPs, offers these important tips for building with SIPs, based on the most common errors made by builders. MarketWire

Presidential Candidates and Wives Get Personal While Addressing Moms at CafeMom Event in South Carolina
In back-to-back "Coffee Breaks" hosted by CafeMom, the most visited site for moms in America with more than nine million monthly unique visitors, the Perrys and the Santorums got personal in front of over 100 moms, talking about their marriages and opening up about their everyday challenges. MarketWire

Scorpio Partnership, Standard Chartered Private Bank and SEI Global Wealth Services Launch 2012 Futurewealth Report: A Customer Revolution
Scorpio Partnership, Standard Chartered Private Bank and SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC) announced today the launch of the 2012 Futurewealth Report: A Customer Revolution. This third worldwide Futurewealth survey captures insight from 3,300 high-net-worth individuals and finds wealth creators in all regions are less confident about their ability to make money in the coming year MarketWire

Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) Leaders Cautiously Optimistic About 2012
"Cautiously optimistic" might be the best description of the feelings of members of Midwest Real Estate Data's Board of Managers for the upcoming year in real estate. Most think we may have "hit bottom" in the difficult last few years and that 2012 will be a year of improvement and the start towards better things to come. MarketWire

Turbana Plantain Chips Score a Touchdown in Providing Healthier Snack Alternatives for the Big Game
According to the Calorie Control Council, Americans will consume 11.2 million pounds of potato chips just on the day of the Big Game. Turbana, a leading supplier of flavor-packed plantain chips, encourages Americans to select a healthier option this year MarketWire

Parity Energy Platform (PEP) Trades 1 Million Option Contracts
Parity Energy is pleased to announce that the Parity Energy Platform (PEP) has executed 1 million option contracts since its first trade in 2008. PEP is Parity's online marketplace that gives traders electronic access to over-the-counter (OTC) energy and precious metals option markets MarketWire

mPhase Receives Refined Prototype of New Product Featuring Advanced Battery Technology From Renowned European Engineering Group
mPhase Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: XDSL) today said that it has received refined prototypes of a new automotive and marine product featuring advanced battery technology from a renowned automotive engineering group in Europe. MarketWire

Pacific West Communities Selects Fusion as Its Asset Management Platform
Pacific West Communities today announced their decision to adopt Fusion™ asset management software to support their affordable workforce and senior housing properties across the western United States MarketWire

The Network's Remodeled Debuts Tonight on the CW Network at 9 PM ET
Cephas Holding Corp. (PINKSHEETS: CEHC) today announced that, "Remodeled," the reality series that follows The Network debuts tonight on the CW Network (http://www.cwtv.com/shows/remodeled) at 9pm Eastern. MarketWire

Notable Solutions, Inc. Launches AutoStore 6.0 With Two New Products for Secure Paper and Electronic Document Capture
Notable Solutions, Inc. (NSi), a leading developer of transactional capture and workflow solutions, today announced the availability of NSi AutoStore™ 6.0, a major update to its flagship product which includes two new products, NSi WebCapture™ and NSi Smarticket™ MarketWire

Nexsan Reveals Five Solid State Disk Trends to Impact IT Professionals in 2012
Nexsan®, a leading independent provider of disk-based data storage systems, today announced five noteworthy trends in Solid State Disk (SSD) technology for 2012. While the current mindset is that SSD drives are extremely expensive, both SSD drives and systems have dropped in price significantly, making them a viable option for select applications in today's IT environments. MarketWire

Infortrend Adds Powerful New Storage Solutions to Its EonStor DS Family
Infortrend® (TPE: 2495) today announced that it has further strengthened its EonStor DS storage array line-up by adding EonStor DS G7 solutions. These new solutions offer superior performance and scalability. MarketWire

Visual Magnetics Reports Record-Breaking Company Growth and Global Expansion in 2011
Visual Magnetics® (@VisualMagnetics), developer of the revolutionary Visual Magnetics Graphic System™ that matches magnetic-receptive technologies with high-quality print media, announced that the company experienced record-breaking growth in 2011 MarketWire

Wealthy Consumers From Seven Nations Define What Constitutes Luxury and How They Shop and Rank Brands; Superior Quality, Craftsmanship and Customer Service Remain Essential but Many Firms Fall Short
The independent and objective New York City-based Luxury Institute just released "Luxury Branding and Marketing: A Global Comparison of Wealthy Consumers in Top Markets," a comprehensive survey of wealthy consumers in the United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and China. MarketWire

ISS Expands Availability to Millions by Opening PartDeal.com
Over the past 60 years, ISS has had the broadest selection of specialty instrument, switch, air conditioning and cable products in the industry. With premium brands from Red Dot to Stewart Warner to Cole Hersee, their jobber, fleet, OEM and installer customers have greatly benefited from a massive selection of high-quality parts. MarketWire

Veteran Career Fair and Expo in Washington, DC Showcases New High-Tech VA for Vets Program Supported by Serco
The Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) hosts a major Veteran-focused career fair and exposition to provide job opportunities, employment services and information on benefits available to Veterans. The Veteran Career Fair and Expo will take place on Wednesday, January 18, 2012, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place, NW, from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. MarketWire

Amazing Charts EHR Sweeps User Satisfaction Surveys in 2011
For an unprecedented third time in a single year, Amazing Charts has been honored as the best Electronic Health Record (EHR) system for small practices. Most recently, Amazing Charts was ranked number one in the category of Ambulatory EMR (1-10 Physicians) in the 2011 Best in KLAS Awards: Software and Services. MarketWire

Titan Resources International Corp. Updates on B.C. Properties
Titan Resources International Corp. (PINKSHEETS: TNRI) is pleased to update their shareholders on future mining activities for its properties in B.C., Canada. MarketWire

Physicians Interactive's Mobile Healthcare Professional Community Passes Two Million Users
Physicians Interactive Holdings, the leading provider of online and mobile clinical resources and solutions for medical professionals, today announced that its mobile healthcare solution Skyscape® has registered more than two million healthcare professionals worldwide in its user network, an industry-leading milestone. MarketWire

The 46th Annual Detroit Camper & RV Show Is Coming to the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi
The Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC) is sponsoring the 46th Annual Detroit Camper & RV Show, February 8-12, 2012, in Novi at the Suburban Collection Showplace, formerly Rock Financial Showplace (located on Grand River, just 1 mile west of Novi Road) MarketWire

New Riak Handbook Available Now for Download
Basho Technologies, the leader in highly-available, distributed data store technologies, today announced that former Basho developer advocate Mathias Meyer has completed Riak Handbook, a comprehensive, hands-on guide to Riak, Basho's industry-leading, open source, distributed database. MarketWire

The Cooper Companies, Inc. Investor Lawsuit Against Directors Announced by Shareholders Foundation
The Shareholders Foundation, Inc. announces that a current investor in shares of the Cooper Companies, Inc. (COO) filed a lawsuit in State Court against directors at Cooper Companies over alleged breaches of fiduciary duties in connection with the recall of Avaira Toric and Avaira Sphere contact lenses. MarketWire

Global Kid Inventors Honored by ePals and Smithsonian
ePals Corporation (TSX VENTURE: SLN), an education media company and leading safe social learning network, and the Smithsonian's Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation are happy to announce the 15 student winners of their international K-12 Invention Challenge MarketWire

Tennant Consulting Celebrates Ten Years of Making High Tech Companies More Successful
Tennant Consulting, a Silicon Valley Based Management Consulting firm trusted by over 40 cloud computing, software, and technology companies to provide growth focused strategic marketing consulting services, announced its 10 year anniversary. MarketWire

CliqSearch Raises Angel Financing and Launches the Beta Version of Its Social Knowledge Engine and Directory With Over 1 Million Business Listings
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HOJO Giving Away the Ultimate Harlem Globetrotters Fan Experience
Fans of the world famous Harlem Globetrotters now have a chance to win a 3-day/2-night trip for four to Tampa, Fla. to see the Harlem Globetrotters perform live at the St. Pete Times Forum thanks to the Howard Johnson® hotel brand and its "Globetrotter Getaway" sweepstakes. MarketWire

Seegene Strengthens Position in Multiplex PCR With Award of United States Patent for Dual Priming Oligonucleotide (DPO(TM)) Technology
Seegene, Inc. (KOSDAQ: 096530), a leader in multiplex and molecular diagnostics (MoDx), today announced that it has been awarded a patent by the United States Patent Office (USPTO) for its Dual Priming Oligonucleotide (DPO™) technology. The issuance of this patent underscores Seegene's leadership in the area of multiplex molecular diagnostics (M-MoDx). MarketWire

Mindoro Closes Second Tranche of Private Placement and Provides Corporate Update
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SDVI's New Reader Rabbit App Ranks Highly on Sales Charts for iPad(R), iPhone(R) and iPod(R); Reader Rabbit Is a Hit for the iPad(R) Generation of Youngsters
Reader Rabbit has been teaching and educating children for 25 years and now he is a leader in iPad® and iPhone®/iPod® Touch games for a new generation of young people, thanks to newly released games from Signature Devices Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SDVI) and its subsidiary, Graffiti Entertainment. MarketWire

ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals Honors Fallen Soldiers as Co-Title Sponsor of Destin 50 Beach Ultra Marathon
Next month TOPS'L® Beach & Racquet Resort, a professionally managed beachfront property by ResortQuest® by Wyndham Vacation Rentals, will welcome runners and spectators for the Destin 50 Beach Ultra Marathon taking place Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012 MarketWire

North Springs Resources Updates Status of LOI to Acquire Edum Banso Gold Project in Ghana's $150 Billion Ashanti Gold Belt District
North Springs Resources Corp. (OTCBB: NSRS)(PINKSHEETS: NSRS) (the "Company" or "North Springs") is pleased to provide this further update regarding the recently announced Letter of Intent ("LOI") with Discovery Gold Ghana Limited ("Discovery Gold") to acquire a ten percent (10%) interest in the Edum Banso Gold Project ("Edum Banso"), a high-potential gold exploration property in Ghana, Africa. MarketWire

Love Culture Selects Epicor Retail SaaS Solution
NRF 2012 Booth 2105 -- Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced Love Culture has selected the Epicor® Retail Software as a Service (SaaS) solution. MarketWire

Kuiken Brothers Celebrates 100th Anniversary in Lumber Industry
Kuiken Brothers Company Inc., a leading supplier of quality lumber, millwork, building materials, celebrates its 100th anniversary this year. Kuiken Brothers was founded in 1912, in Fair Lawn, New Jersey, and has since grown to provide goods and services from nine locations, including one in New York. MarketWire

Maxymiser Releases New eBook for eCommerce Marketers: Creating the Ultimate Online Experience
Maxymiser, the global expert in multivariate testing, personalization and optimization solutions, today announced the release of its free eBook, "Creating The Ultimate Online Experience: Conversion Immersion." The eBook offers readers everything they need to know about creating an effective testing-and-conversion management strategy -- and putting that strategy into action MarketWire

Future in Review Names One to the World a FiRe X FiReStarter
Strategic News Service is proud to announce that One to the World has been selected as a 2012 FiReStarter company to be featured at its tenth annual Future in Review (FiRe) technology conference MarketWire

Rosemont Media Continues Aesthetic Healthcare Internet Marketing Webinar Series
Rosemont Media specializes in dental and medical website design and marketing for the aesthetic healthcare industry. The firm will continue its educational internet marketing series in 2012 with a website tracking webinar titled "Google Analytics and the Aesthetic Practice." The webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 1 p. m. PST, and will be hosted by the firm's CEO, Keith Humes MarketWire

HPEV Plans to License Its Technologies in $48 Billion Market
Aiming for a slice of a $48 billion global market, HPEV, Inc. (OTCQB: BIBB) (PINKSHEETS: BIBB) plans to license one or more of its 7 patents or patents-pending to manufacturers of electric motors and generators. MarketWire

Klocwork(R) Introduces First On-the-Fly Source Code Analysis
Klocwork Inc., the global leader in automated source code analysis (SCA) solutions for developing more secure and reliable software, today launched Klocwork Insight 9.5. This latest release of the company's flagship product changes the entire usage model for source code analysis and removes the remaining barriers to developer adoption of this technology MarketWire

Corvus Gold Achieves High Gold Recoveries in Large Diameter Column Tests at North Bullfrog Project, Nevada
Corvus Gold Inc. (TSX: KOR)(OTCQX: CORVF) ("Corvus" or the "Company") announces the results of its initial large diameter column leach testing of oxide resource materials from its 100% controlled North Bullfrog Project near Beatty, Nevada MarketWire

Cardero Receives Loan Repayment from Trevali Mining Corporation
Cardero Resource Corp. ("Cardero" or the "Company") (TSX: CDU)(NYSE Amex: CDY)(FRANKFURT: CR5) announces it has received yesterday repayment of the USD 8 million loan originally made to Kria Resources Inc. ("Kria") (now a wholly owned subsidiary of Trevali Mining Corporation ("Trevali") on January 14th, 2011. MarketWire

Caza Gold Shareholder Update-2011 Results and 2012 Outlook
Greg Myers, CEO and President of Caza Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE: CZY)(FRANKFURT: CZ6), is pleased to provide shareholders with the following update of the results of Caza's 2011 exploration and acquisition programs and the outlook and proposed exploration programs for 2012. MarketWire

Openet Parental Controls Solution Mitigates Risks to Children Posed by Smart Devices
Openet, a leading provider of Service Optimization Software (SOS) to tier-one communications service providers, today announced a significant update to the Openet Parental Controls solution MarketWire

GPR Logistics, LLC Acquires East Coast Facilities and Operations of The Gilbert Company
GPR Logistics, LLC (GPR) today announced the recent acquisition of the East Coast facilities and operations of The Gilbert Company from Maersk Inc., the U.S. land-based component of container shipping giant, Maersk Line. Effective Oct. 1, 2011, GPR owns The Gilbert Company's East Coast facilities and operations, as well as the rights to The Gilbert Company name and website MarketWire

World Surveillance Group Demonstrates Argus One UAV for U.S. Department of Defense at the Nevada Test Site
World Surveillance Group Inc. (OTCBB: WSGI), a developer of lighter-than-air unmanned aerial vehicles ("UAVs") and related technologies, announced today that the Company has completed initial demonstrations of its Argus One UAV to the U.S. Department of Defense ("DoD") at the U.S. Department of Energy Nevada Test Site ("N2S2") MarketWire

Lone Star Gold, Inc. Agrees to Cancel 30 Million Issued and Outstanding Company-Held Shares to Support Shareholder Equity
Lone Star Gold, Inc. (OTCBB: LSTG) ("Lone Star" or "the Company") is pleased to announce the Company and two of its largest shareholders have agreed that Lone Star will redeem and cancel a total of 30 million issued and outstanding shares of LSTG.OB. Half of the shares issued by Daniel Ferris, the Company President, will be cancelled (i.e., 7 MarketWire

AirTouch Communications Is Profiled in Levine's MicroCap Investor
AirTouch Communications, Inc. (OTCBB: ATCH) (www.airtouchinc.com), which designs and markets wireless telecommunications devices, today announced that the company has been profiled by Josh Levine in his MicroCap Investor newsletter. The article is available at http://www.levinesmicrocapinvestor.com/. MarketWire

GreenMan Technologies Reports 151 Percent Increase in Dual Fuel Sales in Fourth Quarter and 431 Percent Increase for Fiscal Year 2011
GreenMan Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: GMTI) (PINKSHEETS: GMTI) today announced results for the three and twelve months ended September 30, 2011. Revenues at the company's American Power Group (APG) dual fuel subsidiary increased to $347,000 from $138,000 for the same quarter last year and increased to $1,768,000 from $333,000 for the prior fiscal year. MarketWire

SourcingLink.net Inc. Presents Alliance Auto Group Membership to Entertainment Industries
SourcingLink.net Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SNET) announces its wholly owned subsidiary, Alliance Auto Group, has presented its luxury car share membership to multiple entertainment industries, which will provide a much needed alternative to traditional leasing and renting of vehicles to the industry, while increasing exposure and brand awareness for the company. MarketWire

Retailers Look to Epicor Mobility to Transform the Enterprise, Inspire Customers
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iFinix Corp. Initiates Process to Uplist
iFinix Corp. (PINKSHEETS: INIX), a consulting and management holdings company consisting of several subsidiaries, is pleased to announce it has taken the first step in its goal to uplist to the OTC Markets, OTCQB market tier by retaining a Certified Public Accountant to perform its audits. The Company plans to have its fully audited financials completed in the next three months. MarketWire

Retroficiency Announces New Interval Consumption Data Analytics Solution, Virtual Energy Assessment(TM)
Retroficiency, provider of the on-demand Building Efficiency Intelligence™ (BEI) platform, today introduced Virtual Energy Assessment™ (VEA) -- a sophisticated data analytics solution that can accurately determine actionable energy savings opportunities without stepping on-site or installing specialized hardware MarketWire

Gartner, CA Technologies and Coveo to Discuss Insight for Customer Centricity During Webinar January 18th
Coveo today announced that it will host a live webinar Wednesday, Jan. 18, at Noon EST with Gartner, focusing on ways CA Technologies has increased Insight from latent knowledge within more than 70 different systems, in order to create customer centricity throughout the organization, from Customer Service through Engineering/Product Development and Sales & Marketing. MarketWire

MorrisAnderson Promotes Dave Bagley to Principal
MorrisAnderson, a leading financial and operational advisory firm, announced today that David M. Bagley, 45, has been promoted to principal, effective Jan. 1, 2012. In this senior leadership role, Bagley will leverage his extensive turnaround and financial advisory expertise to continue to grow MorrisAnderson's client portfolio, especially in the franchise industry practice group MarketWire

Omni Bio Announces Progress of BioMimetix Pharmaceutical
Omni Bio Pharmaceutical, Inc. ("Omni Bio") (OTCBB: OMBP), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, today announced a progress report of a new antioxidant molecule being developed by BioMimetix Pharmaceutical, Inc. ("BioMimetix"), of which Omni Bio is currently the largest shareholder. MarketWire

Designer Annie Selke to Host Book Signing at Hudson Boston
WHO: Annie Selke, designer and author of "Fresh American Spaces" WHAT: Meet Designer Annie Selke and get a signed copy of her new book "Fresh American Spaces" at home furnishings store Hudson Boston, owned by acclaimed designer Jill Goldberg. Book purchases qualify customers for a chance to win a $250 gift certificate to Annie's Dash & Albert Rug Company MarketWire

Venoco, Inc. Promotes O'Donnell to COO and Announces CEO Succession Plan
Venoco, Inc. (NYSE: VQ) announced today that it has promoted Ed O'Donnell to Chief Operating Officer and that it has formalized a succession plan whereby, Tim Marquez, founder of the company, plans to step down as CEO in the third quarter of this year. At that time, Mr MarketWire

H&R Block Offers Free Federal 1040EZ Preparation in Variety of Ways
Today the IRS officially accepts electronically filed 2011 tax returns and H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) is providing its expertise to taxpayers with a simple return by offering free preparation of federal 1040EZ tax returns through Feb. 29. MarketWire

Cloud Storage Startup Symform Adds Two Top Seattle Execs to Team
Symform, a revolutionary cloud storage and free cloud backup service, today announced two additions to its executive team, rounding out a proven leadership group that brings global experience across startups and multinational tech companies. Chris Boscolo joins Symform as vice president of engineering, and Candace Grisdale is the company's new vice president of worldwide sales MarketWire

Identropy Raises $4 Million in Series A Funding
Identropy, a leading provider of Identity and Access Management (IAM) solutions, today announced it has received $4 million in Series A funding from Milestone Venture Partners and Osage Venture Partners MarketWire

Dresner Partners Advises C.J. Vitner Co., Purveyor of Vitner's Brand Salty Snacks, on Its Sale to Snak King Corporation
Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank, recently advised C.J. Vitner Co. on its sale to Snak King Corporation. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. MarketWire

Reuters Teams With YouTube to Launch Reuters TV Channel
Reuters today announced the launch of Reuters TV, a new YouTube channel featuring 10 news, commentary and analysis programs covering hard news, finance, politics, technology and special Reuters investigations. MarketWire

NP Photonics, Inc. Achieves ISO 9001:2008 Certification
NP Photonics, Inc. today announced that it has received ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management certification. MarketWire

GI Jams Partners With Rhino Custom Products on GI Jams Records' 1st Compilation Album, "The Original Music Of Our U.S. Military Artists - Vol. 1"
GI Jams ® has announced it is partnering with Rhino Custom Products, a division of Warner Music Group, on GI Jams Records' January 17th 2012 release of the GI Jams Records Compilation Album - Vol. 1, The Original Music Of Our U.S. Military Artists. The digipak album features 14 tracks by eight of the most popular artists and bands on the GI Jams web site (www.gijams.com) MarketWire

Cheetah Technologies Releases CheetahXD 4.0 to Power Network Tracker Plus
Cheetah Technologies, a carrier class, systems management solutions developer for broadband service providers, today officially released its new CheetahXD 4.0 software to accompany its Network Tracker Plus product. CheetahXD 4.0 is a network performance management system that enhances a service provider's control over, and view of, activities occurring on its networks. MarketWire

Galderma Announces Availability of New Metrogel(R) 1% Pump Dispenser for the Treatment of Papulopustular Rosacea
Galderma Laboratories, L.P. today announced the availability of a new pump dispenser design for MetroGel® (metronidazole) Gel, 1%, the most powerful strength of topical metronidazole available in a gel to treat the inflammatory lesions (bumps and blemishes) associated with rosacea. The MetroGel® 1% Pump, which the U.S MarketWire

TRC Wins Two Gold International Awards for Website, Brochure
TRC Companies, Inc. was honored with two Gold MarCom Awards presented by the Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals for its website and new corporate brochure. These two accolades for TRC, a national engineering consulting and construction management firm, bring the total communications awards for the year to five. MarketWire

Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development Establishes Workload and Utilization Benchmarks for Global Clinical Research Associates
The Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development today announced that it has established the first global benchmark for clinical research associate (CRA) workload and utilization, giving managers insights into improving CRA effectiveness and efficiency. MarketWire

Varolii Earns Speech Technology Excellence Award; Delivers High Quality Voice Interactions to Positively Impact Health Outcomes
Varolii Corporation, a market leader in proactive customer interaction management, has been honored with the Customer Interaction Solutions 2011 Speech Technology Excellence Award by Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) MarketWire

Sensory Networks Introduces DPI Software for Low-End Device Market
Sensory Networks, the leading provider of pattern matching and deep packet inspection (DPI) acceleration software technology, today announced their HyperScan™ library is now optimized to provide high-speed content inspection on a range of low-cost, low-power processors used in networking and security products intended for the SMB and SOHO markets MarketWire

Interstate Specialty Products Receives ISO 13485 Certification
Interstate Specialty Products, Inc., a manufacturer of high performance custom gaskets and provider of custom die cutting services, recently received ISO 13485 certification for their quality management system MarketWire

National Automation Services CEO Issues Updated Letter to Shareholders
National Automation Services, Inc. (OTCQB: NASV) (PINKSHEETS: NASV) announced today that CEO Bob Chance has issued the following updated letter to shareholders to discuss the Company's recent developments, acquisition strategy and business outlook. MarketWire

RenuEn Corporation CEO, James Scott Exclusive Interview on StockTradersTalk Radio
RenuEn Corporation (PINKSHEETS: SHKZ), a rapidly expanding renewable energy roll up company focused on solar, wind and geothermal energy solutions for the residential, commercial and government marketplace will be featured as a guest in an exclusive live interview tonight at 8pm EST. MarketWire

Massage Heights Conducts Outreach to Potential Retreat Owners for Remaining Houston Locations
Massage Heights, a membership-based massage therapy franchise, is offering investors the opportunity to own their own business in a rapidly growing field through a Massage Heights franchise in Houston. MarketWire

Kwaga Launches a New Feature for WriteThat.name: HistoRecall Retrieves Contacts Lost in Old Emails
Kwaga, the creator of the online service WriteThat.Name that automatically updates your Gmail/GoogleApps address book, announced today the release of HistoRecall, the new feature of its flagship service. MarketWire

CornerWorld (CWRL) Acquires 8,000th Domain for FrontPageLeases.com
CornerWorld Corporation (OTCBB: CWRL), recently named Dallas Business Journal's fastest-growing public company in North Texas, announced today FrontPageLeases.com, a service offering of its Internet marketing subsidiary Enversa, has doubled the size of its portfolio with the acquisition of its 8,000th Internet domain name. MarketWire

Cytomedix Appoints Cathryn Hope as Vice President of Marketing
Cytomedix, Inc. (OTCBB: CMXI) (the "Company"), a leading developer of biologically active regenerative therapies for wound care, inflammation and angiogenesis, today announced the appointment of Cathryn J. Hope to the newly created position of Vice President of Marketing. MarketWire

Cal-Bay International Negotiating Assemblage of 400 Acre Land Parcels for Renewable Clean Energy Forest Division
Cal-Bay International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CBYI) today announced the company is negotiating a land acquisition deal for its renewable forest division for the production of Clean Energy & Power. MarketWire

Totally Green to Present at Merriman Capital Investor Summit 2012 Conference on February 1, 2012
Totally Green, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TLGN), a pioneer in organic food processing systems and compostable packaging alternatives, has been invited to present at the Merriman Capital Investor Summit 2012 Conference. The conference will be held at the InterContinental Times Square Hotel in New York City on February 1, 2012. MarketWire

UAlbany NanoCollege & Applied DNA Sciences Partner on Nanochip Anti-Counterfeiting Program
The College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) of the University at Albany and Long Island-based Applied DNA Sciences, Inc MarketWire

TWD & Associates, Inc. Announces Company Realignment
TWD & Associates, Inc. (TWD), a communication and collaboration solutions provider for the public sector, today announced it completed a realignment of the company. The new organization will enable TWD to more directly and effectively deliver the technology solutions that help customers deal with the need to do more with less. MarketWire

Biomedical Structures Introduces Novel Absorbable BIOFELT(R) Scaffold for Breakthrough Surgical Applications
Biomedical Structures, LLC (BMS), a designer, developer and manufacturer of biomedical textiles for medical devices and other advanced clinical applications, today announced its new BIOFELT® absorbable scaffold for implant devices in orthopedics, cardiology, and general surgery, as well as other in vivo applications MarketWire

TeleCommunication Systems Sets Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Conference Call for Thursday, February 2, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. ET
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, will hold a conference call on Thursday, February 2, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time to discuss results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2011. Financial results will be issued in a press release after the close of the market on the same day. MarketWire

Tenaris Completes Acquisition of Participation in Usiminas Through Confab
Tenaris S.A. (NYSE: TS) (BAE: TS) (BVM: TS) (MILAN: TEN) announced today that its Brazilian subsidiary, Confab Industrial S.A. (Confab), completed its previously announced acquisition of 25 million ordinary shares of Usinas Siderúrgicas de Minas Gerais S.A. (Usiminas). MarketWire

Barkerville Closes Acquisition of the Property and Royalty Interests From Mosquito Consolidated Gold Mines Limited
Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: BGM)(FRANKFURT: IWUB) (the "Company") announces that it has closed the acquisition of all residual property interests owned by Mosquito Consolidated Gold Mines Limited ("Mosquito") in the Cariboo District near Wells, BC, under the terms previously disclosed on December 7, 2011 (News Release 11-35) MarketWire

Endeavour Silver Initiates Two $500,000, 5 Year Scholarship Programs for Earth Sciences at Queens University and the University of British Columbia
Bradford Cooke, Chairman and CEO of Endeavour Silver Corp. (TSX: EDR)(NYSE: EXK)(FRANKFURT: EJD) is pleased to announce that the Company has initiated two $500,000, 5 year scholarship programs for the Earth Sciences at The University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC and Queens University in Kingston, ON. MarketWire

The Latest Cross-Industry News From the Leading Research Source: Frost & Sullivan's GIL Community Newsletter
Frost & Sullivan's launch of the complimentary Growth, Innovation and Leadership (GIL) Community Newsletter is designed to provide executives industry news, market insights, best practices intelligence, identification of companies recognized by Frost & Sullivan analysts as best in class and a listing of live and virtual events MarketWire

GameChanger to Host Fifth Ultimate Athletic Game Day Championship
GameChanger Game Day Championship 5 will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2012 from 7:00pm to 10:00pm at Polson Pier, located at 11 Polson St., Toronto. MarketWire

Adaptiva Appoints Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Operations
Adaptiva, a leading provider of IT efficiency and PC power management solutions, today announced the appointment of high-tech veteran Todd Floyd to serve as vice president of worldwide sales and operations. Floyd joins the Adaptiva senior leadership team to further ignite the sales and expand growth of its IT efficiency and energy management software solutions. MarketWire

Koppers Holdings Inc. Schedules Fourth Quarter 2011 Conference Call
Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE: KOP) intends to release its fourth quarter 2011 financial results before the opening of the markets on Thursday, February 16, 2012, and discuss its results on a conference call later that day at 11:00 a.m. EST. MarketWire

Interstate Batteries Selects VPI EMPOWER to Optimize Customer Service Quality and Ensure PCI DSS Compliance
VPI (Voice Print International, http://www.VPI-corp.com), the premier global provider of analytics-enhanced contact center quality monitoring, performance management and workforce optimization solutions, today announced that Interstate Batteries has selected the acclaimed VPI EMPOWER performance optimization suite to maximize the quality and performance of its customer service center. MarketWire

Coliloquy Launches Active Fiction on Amazon Kindle
Coliloquy (www.coliloquy.com), a publisher of active and interactive fiction, launches today with four adult and young adult romance (YAR) series from award-winning authors and screenwriters, now available exclusively in the Amazon Kindle Store MarketWire

Ministry of Water and Electricity (MoWE) of Saudi Arabia Implements Oracle Utilities Customer Care and Billing to Improve Service Delivery
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. and ICAA Announce Alliance for Australian and New Zealand Digital Cinema Deployment
Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (NASDAQ: CIDM) and ICAA, the Independent Cinemas Association of Australia, jointly announced today an agreement for Cinedigm to become the digital cinema integrator for independent cinemas in Australia and New Zealand. MarketWire

Magnum Hunter Announces Year-End 2011 Total Proved Oil & Gas Reserves 44.9 Million Barrels of Oil Equivalent
Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (NYSE: MHR) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrC) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrD) (the "Company" or "Magnum Hunter") announced today a 235% increase in the quantity of the Company's estimated total proved reserves at December 31, 2011 as compared to December 31, 2010 MarketWire

GSA Saves New York Federal Facilities Over $35 Million in Power Costs Through World Energy Solutions
World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES), a leading energy management services firm, today announced it has helped GSA Region 2 successfully procure over 800 million kWh of electricity for more than 36 of its facilities and other federal accounts in New York State, including the Veterans Administration, American Red Cross, Bureau of Prisons and Department of the Interior. MarketWire

Augme Technologies, Inc. Updates Financial Reporting
Augme Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: AUGT) ("Augme") ("the Company"), a technology and services leader in interactive media marketing that offers the only patented and innovative end-to-end mobile marketing platform, today amended its Current Report on Form 8-K which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on December 29, 2011 MarketWire

Qatar Foundation International and WeVideo Partner to Foster U.S. - Arab Cultural Ties
WeVideo (www.WeVideo.com), the first company to offer full featured, cloud-based, collaborative video editing, today announced that it has partnered with Qatar Foundation International (www.qfi.org) to employ collaborative film making to foster U.S. - Arab cultural ties MarketWire

Free Webinar: 2012 USPS Postage Rate Increase -- Understanding the New Rates
Stamps.com® (NASDAQ: STMP), the leading provider of USPS® postage online and shipping software to over 400,000 customers, is pleased to announce a free webinar for small business owners and e-commerce sellers to discuss how the USPS postage rate increase will affect mailing and shipping costs in 2012. The USPS postage rate increase goes into effect on January 22, 2012. MarketWire

HarperCollins Uses Axceler FileLoader for SharePoint 2010 to Populate First Intranet Quickly and Easily
Axceler®, the leader in Microsoft SharePoint governance, administration and migration software, today announced that HarperCollins Publishers, one of the world's largest English-language publishers, is using Axceler FileLoader for SharePoint 2010 to move Windows files into SharePoint MarketWire

Onit Receives $4.1 Million Investment Led by Austin Ventures
Onit, a leading provider of business productivity and process management apps, today announced that it has raised $4.1 million in Series B funding led by Austin Ventures MarketWire

Meridian School District in Idaho Puts New Dedicated Network to Work
Zayo Group announces today it implemented a dedicated fiber network for Meridian Joint School District in Idaho providing a 100 megabit Ethernet service to forty-nine schools and administration buildings. Meridian Joint School District serves over 35,000 students and more than 2,500 employees. MarketWire

Top Music Industry Brands Turn to NewTek to Deliver NAMM Experience Live Over the Web
NAMM Show NewTek today announced that a range of leading music industry brands including Yamaha, Dean Guitars, John Lennon Educational Tour Bus and NAMM will use TriCaster™ to produce and live stream events, demos, announcements, artist interviews and more from the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) show, January 19-22, 2012 MarketWire

Melissa Data Simplifies Data Quality Function With Contact Zone(TM) Open Source Data Integration Software
Melissa Data, a leading provider of contact data quality and integration solutions, today announced Contact Zone, its open source data integration software optimized for sophisticated contact data quality MarketWire

Dorman Products Launches HD Solutions(TM) Brand of New to the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Parts
Dorman Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: DORM) today announced the launch of its HD Solutions™ brand of New to the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Parts. This new product offering provides coverage for class 4-8 heavy vehicles in a variety of areas including (but not limited to) Coolant Tubes, Door Handles, Fluid Reservoirs, Lighting, Hood Components, Window Regulators, Wiper Transmissions, and many others. MarketWire

Methode Electronics Power Solutions Group to Exhibit at Advanced Automotive Battery Conference February 6 to 10
Methode Electronics Power Solutions Group, a division of Methode Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: MEI), today announced it will be exhibiting at the upcoming Advanced Automotive Battery Conference (AABC) held February 6 to10, 2012, in Orlando, Florida. AABC is the focal meeting place for leaders in the battery, automotive, transportation, military and storage industries MarketWire

American Nano Silicon Technologies Inc. Reports FY 2011 Financial Results
American Nano Silicon Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: ANNO) ("ANNO" or "the Company"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of consumer chemical products in China, today announced its financial results for fiscal year 2011 (FY 2011), which ended September 30, 2011. MarketWire

Boston Micromachines Announces New Low Price for MEMS Deformable Mirror Systems to Make Adaptive Optics More Affordable
Boston Micromachines Corporation (BMC), a leading provider of MEMS-based deformable mirror (DM) products for adaptive optics systems, announced today that it has reduced the price of its entry-level Mini-DM and Multi-DM systems. The new pricing structure represents the lowest prices available for complete deformable mirror solutions with 32 and 140 actuators. MarketWire

North County Transit District Selects Oracle to Optimize Environmental Sustainability Reporting and Analysis
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Kauffman Foundation Welcomes 2012 Global Scholars to Intensive Six-Month Entrepreneurship Program
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation today welcomed 19 aspiring entrepreneurs from the Netherlands, Singapore, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States, to its 2012 Global Scholars Program -- an intensive opportunity to immerse themselves in the field of entrepreneurship. MarketWire

Green Hills Software to Exhibit at the DistribuTECH Conference 2012 in San Antonio, TX
Green Hills Software, the largest independent vendor of embedded software solutions, will demonstrate its latest technology at DistribuTECH Conference, January 24 - 26, 2012, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas, booth #1745. MarketWire

2012 Brings Dramatic Market and Employee Expansion of Elder Placement & Referral Agency Concierge Care Advisors
Concierge Care Advisors established a comprehensive presence in the Fourth Quarter of 2011 and executed a growth plan into Eastern Washington, Idaho and Oregon. The privately-held company closed out its first full year of operations with dramatic increase in markets and hiring MarketWire

EnerNOC Tackles Energy Data Volume Growth With Oracle(R) Exadata
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

UFood Restaurant Group Announces Franchise for 10-Unit Development in British Columbia, Canada
UFood Restaurant Group Inc. (OTCBB: UFFC) announced today that the company has granted a territorial franchise agreement to ASA Capital Alliance for the development of 10 UFood Grill units in British Columbia. The first unit is projected to open in Vancouver by April 2012. MarketWire

DecisionPoint Systems Commences Demonstrations of Tablet-Based Ordering Applications at National Retail Federation Trade Show
DecisionPoint Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: DPSI), a leading provider of mobile and wireless systems for retailers, today has commenced showcasing tablet-based ordering solutions at the National Retail Federation (NRF) EXPO, being held in New York City through January 18. MarketWire

Merlin International Named First Platinum Partner for cybertap
Merlin International (www.merlin-intl.com), a leading IT solutions provider to the U.S. federal government, today announced an agreement with cybertap, LLC. to provide federal government agencies with cyber software focusing on network and forensic analysis tools. MarketWire

Cadence Publishes Definitive Book on Advanced Verification for Today's ICs
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, today announced that it has published a new book to aid verification engineers. "Advanced Verification Topics" describes in great detail the latest techniques and methodologies for verifying today's most complex IP and systems on chips (SoCs) MarketWire

Sabert Corporation Uses Scribe Integration Platform to Integrate SAP ERP and Microsoft CRM
Scribe, the leader in CRM data integration solutions, announced that Sabert Corporation, a global leader and innovator in the food packaging industry, is using the Scribe Data Integration Platform for bi-directional connectivity between its SAP enterprise resource planning (ERP) system and Microsoft Dynamics CRM MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan Honors QlikView Business Discovery Platform for Technology Innovation in Healthcare
Based on its recent analysis of the health data analytics market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes QlikTech, Inc. with the 2011 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation MarketWire

PivotLink Secures $13 Million in Funding
PivotLink, the leading provider of retail performance management solutions delivered via Software as a Service (SaaS), today announced it recently closed an additional $13 million in financing. The funding accelerates PivotLink's strategy to expand its market-leading SaaS analytics offering with a suite of on-demand retail performance management applications. MarketWire

ICW to Participate in iHT2 CMIO Forum and Health IT Summit in Phoenix
InterComponentWare, Inc., (ICW), a leading international provider of healthcare information technology, will participate in the iHT2 CMIO Forum and Health IT Summit in Phoenix January 17-19, 2012 at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa. MarketWire

Dundee REIT and Whiterock REIT Enter Into Transaction Agreement
DUNDEE REIT (TSX: D.UN) AND WHITEROCK REIT (TSX: WRK.UN) are pleased to jointly announce that they have entered into a definitive agreement ("the Transaction") for the acquisition by Dundee Real Estate Investment Trust ("Dundee REIT") of all of the outstanding units of Whiterock Real Estate Investment Trust ("Whiterock") MarketWire

Major American Multinational Oil and Gas Corporation to Use CommerceTel's Patented Technology to Power up to 10,000 Retail Food and Gas Locations Nationwide
CommerceTel Corporation (OTCQB: MFON), an award-winning provider of proprietary mobile marketing technologies and solutions, announced today that a major multinational oil and gas corporation plans to roll out mobile marketing services across 10,000 retail food and gas locations in the U.S MarketWire

ISTA Pharmaceuticals Announces Adoption of a Replacement Stockholders Rights Plan
ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISTA) today announced that its Board of Directors, in the best interests of the Company and shareholders, has adopted a stockholder rights plan (the "Rights Plan") under which all stockholders of record as of January 27, 2012 will receive rights to purchase shares of preferred stock (the "Rights") MarketWire

Market Research Projects LTE Market Growth at 150 % CAGR by 2017
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "2G/3G/4G Subscriptions, Deployments and Infrastructure Contracts Database Q1'2012," to their collection of Wireless market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/Signals-and-Systems-Telecom-v3882/2G-3G-4G-Subscriptions-Deployments-6746097/ MarketWire

Newly Crowned Miss America to Trade Her Crown for a Spatula: Laura Kaeppeler to Serve as Spokesperson for IHOP's National Pancake Day Celebration
Less than 72 hours after being crowned Miss America 2012, Laura Kaeppeler has flipped for kids and announced that she plans to exchange her crown for a chef's hat, her gown for an apron and her sash for a spatula to serve as spokesperson for IHOP's seventh annual National Pancake Day celebration benefitting Children's Miracle Network Hospitals MarketWire

AlumiFuel Power Will Feature Its PBIS-2000 at AMS Annual Meeting
Early production stage hydrogen generation company AlumiFuel Power, Inc. ("API"), the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based wholly owned operating subsidiary of AlumiFuel Power Corporation (OTCBB: AFPW) (the "Company"), announced today it will feature its Portable Balloon Inflation System (PBIS)-2000 at the 92nd annual American Meteorological Society (AMS) Meeting in New Orleans, January 23-26, 2012. MarketWire

Transportation Security Administration Adopts U.S. Coast Guard's AWS 2.0 Emergency Mass Notification System, Leveraging Solution Powered by AtHoc IWSAlerts
AtHoc, Inc., the pioneer and leader in network-centric mass notification systems, today announced that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will leverage the U.S. Coast Guard's (USCG's) award-winning Alert and Warning System (AWS) 2.0, powered by AtHoc IWSAlerts™, for enterprise-wide emergency mass notification. MarketWire

SOA Software Expands Into Middle East Market
SOA Software, a leading provider of SOA governance, cloud and enterprise API Management products, is extending its presence to the Middle East region, the company announced today. The strategic move serves a growing demand for SOA governance automation solutions that span global trade networks. Tony Rolston, Managing Director, MEA, will manage the Middle East operations. MarketWire

50 New Publishers Adopt MetaMetrics' Lexile Measure in 2011
MetaMetrics®, developer of The Lexile® Framework for Reading, announced today that 50 new publishers signed on to provide Lexile measures for their books in 2011, including the following publishers in the fourth quarter MarketWire

SolarWinds to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Financial Results on Tuesday, February 7 and Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences
SolarWinds® (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced that it will announce its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2011 on Tuesday, February 7, 2012. The company also plans to present at two investor conferences during the first quarter of 2012. MarketWire

China Global Media, Inc. Signed $17.2 Million Cosmetics Advertisement Agreement
China Global Media, Inc. (OTCBB: CGLO)'s affiliated operating company Changsha Zhongte Trade Advertising Co., Ltd has signed a one-year exclusive advertisement placement agreement with Guangzhou Jiahe Cosmetics Manufacturing Co., Ltd ("Jiahe") to place advertisements for Jiahe's cosmetic products on Hunan Satellite Television Channel MarketWire

Father's Life-Saving Organization (CHPS) Honors Lost Son Through HeartRespond Initiative
It's ironic that we live in an age of advancing medical technology and knowledge, yet our overall public health continues to decline. Every day, lives are needlessly lost because of the lack of access to immediate life-saving first aid. MarketWire

Alorica Receives Customer Interaction Solutions(R) Magazine's 2011 Product of the Year Award
Alorica (www.alorica.com), a leading provider of outsourced customer management solutions, announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named Helix and Alorica Analytics as Customer Interaction Solutions 2011 Product of the Year Award recipients for the second and third consecutive year, respectively MarketWire

Aeolus to Present at the Noble Financial Capital Markets' 8th Annual Equity Conference
Aeolus Pharmaceuticals, Inc MarketWire

Cellceutix Anti-Cancer Drug Shown to Regulate HDAC2, a Major Therapeutic Target for Treatment of a Broad Range of Cancers
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Weststar Resources Corp.: Weststar Commences IP Survey & Receives Assays From Sampling Program at La Paloma, Mexico
Suite 4006 - 1011 West Cordova Street Vancouver, B.C. V6C 0B2 Telephone: (604) 678-5308 Fax: (604) 678-5309WestStar Resources Corp MarketWire

Amistco Separation Products, Inc. and ACS Separations and Mass Transfer Products Announce Merger
Amistco Separation Products and ACS Separations and Mass Transfer Products are pleased to announce a merger of our two companies. The new company, ACS-Amistco (www.acs-amistco.com), will be a leading manufacturer of separation and mass transfer products in its markets. MarketWire

WorkForce Software Joins the SuccessFactors Partner Program as a Strategic Partner
WorkForce Software, the leading provider of workforce management solutions for organizations with complex labor policies and stringent compliance demands, today announced that it has joined the SuccessFactors (NYSE: SFSF) Partner Program. MarketWire

Li3 Signs Agreement for Intensified Evaporative Technology
Li3 Energy, Inc., (OTCBB: LIEG) ("Li3", "Li3 Energy" or the "Company"), a US-listed and South American based global exploration and development company in the lithium and minerals sector, is pleased to announce that it has executed an exclusive agreement to establish a pilot demonstration facility for the patented R3 Fusion SPaCeR™ technology. R3 Fusion Inc MarketWire

MaxMind and TeleSign Partner to Provide Best-in-Class Multilayer Fraud Prevention
TeleSign, a market leader in Internet fraud prevention and user authentication, and MaxMind, a leading provider of IP geolocation and online fraud detection solutions, announce the availability of the minFraud service, integrated with TeleSign Telephone Verification and PhoneID. MarketWire

YubiKey Supports Password Tote for Increased Identity Protection and Online Password Management
Yubico, the leading provider of simple, open online identity protection, today announced a new partnership with Password Tote, the latest in a series of successful partnerships between Yubico and online password managers that provides Internet users with stronger protection of their passwords and online identities. MarketWire

Verengo Solar Hires Akiko Koh as Vice President of Operations
Verengo Solar, one of the nation's leading home solar companies, today announced that Akiko Koh joined the company as Vice President of Operations. Koh and her team will be responsible for the operational infrastructure growth needed to deliver and support affordable residential solar power to thousands of American homes as Verengo continues to expand throughout California and the East Coast. MarketWire

Ed Young, Jr. Book Finds Affirmation in CNN Editorial on Sex and the Church
Historically, sex and the Christian faith have been unlikely bedfellows, with many more conservative congregations choosing to largely avoid the subject. One member of the clergy is trying to change that. According to a recent CNN editorial by Fr. Albert Cutie, the notion of sexuality as a taboo topic is one that more and more religious people are rejecting, including many pastors and priests MarketWire

SG Biofuels Completes $17 Million Series B Financing
SG Biofuels, Inc. (SGB), a bioenergy crop company developing elite hybrid seeds of Jatropha as a low-cost feedstock for biodiesel, bio jet fuel and specialty chemicals, has completed a $17 million Series B financing led by Thomas, McNerney & Partners with participation from Finistere Ventures and current investors Flint Hills Resources, LLC and Life Technologies Corporation. MarketWire

Nuxeo Opens U.S. Headquarters in NYC
Nuxeo, the provider of an open source content management platform for business applications, today announced the opening of its U.S. headquarters in New York City. The company initially expanded into the United States in 2009, and already has offices in Boston and Silicon Valley. MarketWire

Mattress Firm Selects Blue Horseshoe and Dynamics AX for Retail 2012 to Improve Customer Experience
Mattress Firm, a leading U.S. specialty bedding retailer, has selected Blue Horseshoe, an Indianapolis based solutions services firm, to implement Microsoft's Dynamics AX for Retail 2012 throughout its organization. MarketWire

"Independent Lens" Announces Winter/Spring 2012 Season
The Emmy® Award-winning PBS series "Independent Lens," hosted by Mary Louise Parker, announced its winter/spring 2012 schedule today. "Our upcoming winter/spring season features a robust slate of some of the most engaging and award-winning documentaries ever on 'Independent Lens,'" says senior series producer Lois Vossen MarketWire

Big Leap Forward for Kenilworth Online Technology
Kenilworth Systems Corp. (PINKSHEETS: KENS) today announced the US Government, in a long-awaited announcement at the end of December, removed their legal prohibition to online wagering, essentially stating that they had no objection provided it was done under state regulation. Needless to say, several states have already passed or introduced enabling legislation. MarketWire

Alan Raffensperger appointed Chief Operating Officer
Alan Raffensperger has been appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Sobiwithresponsibility for Sales & Marketing, Supply Chain, Procurement and IT. Hismostrecent position was CEO of Benechill Inc., an American medical devicecompanywithin the hypothermia therapeutic field MarketWire

Market Research Predicts Global Thin-Film Market Volume at 15GW by 2020
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Thin-Film PV - Global Market Size, Price Analysis, Regulations and Competitive Landscape to 2020," to their collection of Energy market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/GlobalData-v3648/Thin-Film-PV-Global-Size-6748815/ MarketWire

New Survey From Dream Dinners Reveals One in Five Households Fed Up With Technology at the Table
Table side service may seem a fine way to dine, unless of course, you're talking about cell phone service! In a national "Dinnertime Distractions" online survey conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of Dream Dinners, nearly one in four U.S MarketWire

Ichthys LNG Project Sanctioned: Total Investment Value Reaches $34 Billion, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources Australia (Perth, Australia) -- INPEX Corporation (TYO:1605) (Tokyo) and Total SA (NYSE:TOT) (Paris, France) reached a final investment decision (FID) last Friday, January 13, for the Ichthys LNG production plant. The project will cost joint venture parties US$34 billion to develop MarketWire

Mitchell Announces Winner of Get-a-Life Dream Vacation
Mitchell, a leading provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty claims and Collision Repair industries, today announced the winner of Mitchell's Get-a-Life Dream Vacation contest held in 2011 MarketWire

VitalSmarts Releases Change Anything Training(TM)
VitalSmarts, an innovator in corporate training and organizational performance, today released Change Anything Training™, its newest training course designed for organizations that are tired of yielding little-to-no change in employee behavior despite substantial investments in performance management. MarketWire

Mobile Banking Service Adoption to Reach Over Half a Billion Users by 2013 Despite Economic Downturn
Despite the challenging economic climate and threat of further global recession, a new report from Juniper Research finds that mobile banking users worldwide will reach 530 million by 2013, up from just over 300 million in 2011. Indeed, Juniper finds that mobile services are becoming a fundamental component of banks' business strategies as they respond to the current financial crisis. MarketWire

ANA Corporate Plan for FY2012
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Finanz Informatik Selects ADVA Optical Networking for Encrypted Data Services
ADVA AG Optical Networking /Finanz Informatik Selects ADVA Optical Networking for Encrypted DataServices. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement MarketWire

SocialTyze Goes to the Ends of the Earth for Its Clients
See our ADVENTURE APP SocialTyze is proud to back Grant Korgan's incredible and inspiring journey to become the first adaptive athlete to travel to the South Pole. On Jan 7th, Grant and his team of 6 began their ten-day, 100-mile trek across some of the most inhospitable terrain on Earth MarketWire

Northland Appoints Acting Chief Financial Officer
Northland Resources S.A. (TSX: NAU)(FRANKFURT: NPK)(OSLO: NAUR) - "Northland" or "the Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Peder Zetterberg as its Acting Chief Financial Officer ("CFO"), effective January 23, 2012. Mr. Zetterberg will be acting CFO, reporting to the Chief Executive Officer ("CEO"), for the twelve-month period that the current CFO is on maternity leave. MarketWire

Barry Callebaut:Outperforming the market in a challenging environment
Barry Callebaut AG /Barry Callebaut:Outperforming the market in a challenging environment. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.Barry Callebaut's 3-month key sales figures of fiscal year 2011/12 * Sales volume up 2.6%; sales revenue up 5 MarketWire

Anadarko Announces Another Major Appraisal Success Offshore Mozambique
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) today announced its seventh well in the discovery area offshore Mozambique successfully appraised previous discoveries at Lagosta and Camarão. The Lagosta-2 appraisal well, located about 4.4 miles (7 kilometers) north of the Lagosta discovery and 5.3 miles (8 MarketWire

Barry Callebaut to become long-term supplier of Grupo Bimbo
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ISTA's Board of Directors to Review Valeant's Revised Proposal as Part of Its Ongoing Review of Strategic Options
ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISTA) announced today that it has received a revised non-binding proposal from Valeant Pharmaceuticals (NYSE: VRX) to acquire ISTA and will consider the updated proposal as part of its ongoing review of strategic options. On January 11, Valeant's Chairman and CEO and two Directors met with Vicente Anido, Jr., Ph.D MarketWire

AMD Announces the First AMD Fusion Center of Innovation
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the first AMD Fusion Center of Innovation at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, designed to focus on the innovative developer environment and software performance advancements enabled by heterogeneous computing MarketWire

Clariant AG : Clariant successfully issues EUR 500 million Eurobond
Clariant AG /Clariant AG : Clariant successfully issues EUR 500 million Eurobond. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

VOLTA FINANCE - DECEMBER MONTHLY REPORT
NOT FOR RELEASE, DISTRIBUTION OR PUBLICATION, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES GlobeNewswire

Solteq Plc: SHARE REPURCHASE 17.1.2012
Solteq Plc        ANNOUNCEMENT          17.1.2012 GlobeNewswire

Tecan and Waters sign OEM agreement
Tecan Group AG /Tecan and Waters sign OEM agreement. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Clavis Pharma: Contemplated private placement of up to approximately 2.85 million new shares
NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, IN WHOLE OR IN PART DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN AUSTRALIA, CANADA, JAPAN OR THE UNITED STATES GlobeNewswire

Schibsted ASA (SCH) - Offer Document in Relation to Schibsted's Recommended Cash Offer to the Shareholders in Aspiro Made Public
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Noreco awarded eight licences in APA 2011
Stavanger, 17 January 2012: Norwegian Energy Company (Noreco) has been awarded eight new licences in the 2011 Awards in Predefined Areas (APA) in Norway. "We are very pleased with these awards, which demonstrate the strong competence in the Noreco team," says Lars Fosvold, Vice President Exploration GlobeNewswire

Storebrand:The Banking Law Commission's proposal concerning paid-up policies and capital requirements
The Banking Law Commission's report NOU 2012:3 was submitted to the Ministry of Finance today, 17 January 2012. In this report the Banking Law Commission proposes amendments to the Defined Benefit Pension Act regarding paid-up policies GlobeNewswire

Atea ASA: Presentation of 4th quarter results 2011
Atea ASA /Atea ASA: Presentation of 4th quarter results 2011. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Rezidor and Al Jassim Group announce Hotel Missoni Doha
The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel companies worldwide, and Al Jassim Group announce Hotel Missoni Doha. The unique luxury lifestyle hotel will be exclusively designed by Rosita Missoni and feature approximately 200 rooms and 70 serviced apartments. It is scheduled to welcome the first guests in late 2015. GlobeNewswire

FLSmidth to supply equipment for a copper mine expansion in South America
Company Announcement to the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority No. 02-2012, 17 January 2012 GlobeNewswire

Amer Sports fourth quarter results published on January 31, 2012
Amer Sports Corporation   STOCK EXCHANGE ANNOUNCEMENTJanuary 17, 2012 at 9:30 am GlobeNewswire

Northland Resources S.A. : Northland Appoints Acting Chief Financial Officer
 Luxembourg, January 17, 2012: Northland Resources S.A. (TSX: NAU, OSE: NAUR, Frankfurt: NPK - "Northland" or "the Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Peder Zetterberg as its Acting Chief Financial Officer ("CFO"), effective January 23, 2012. Mr GlobeNewswire

APPOINTMENT AT SOLVAY'S TOP IN 2012
Brussels, 17 January 2012, at 8:15 am (Brussels time) GlobeNewswire

Cermaq ASA : Presentation of Q4 results
Cermaq presents the results for the 4th quarter 2011 and the preliminary results for the full year 2011 on Thursday 9th February at hrs 08:00 CET Felix Konferansesenter, Bryggetorget 3, Aker brygge, 0125 Oslo.Please note that the quarterly report and presentation will be published at 06:30 CET GlobeNewswire

HMS Networks AB: Cautious customers resulting in lower growth
As previously communicated in the 9 month report HMS has seen customers becoming more cautious under the present market situation. Due to the uncertainties in the market the company´s sales volumes did not grow as expected. GlobeNewswire

Mariana Resources Ltd :issues employee options, reprices certain options and issues shares on exercise of options
MARIANA RESOURCES  LIMITED GlobeNewswire

Metallurgical process selected for Dutwa
African Eagle Resources plc GlobeNewswire

Jeffrey W. Albers appointed President of Algeta US
Oslo, Norway, 17 January 2012 - Algeta ASA (OSE: ALGETA), a company focused on the development of novel targeted cancer therapeutics, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeffrey W. Albers as President of Algeta US, the Company's new US commercial operation GlobeNewswire

SGS FULL YEAR RESULTS 2011
SGS /SGS FULL YEAR RESULTS 2011. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Barry Callebaut:Outperforming the market in a challenging environment
Barry Callebaut AG /Barry Callebaut:Outperforming the market in a challenging environment. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Komax Group - Preliminary results for 2011
Komax Holding AG /Komax Group - Preliminary results for 2011. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Share subscription schedule for 2012
PÖYRY PLC        Company Announcement 16 January 2012 at 5.00 p.m. GlobeNewswire

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