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Now, a shopping cart to make long cash counter queues a thing of the past
Three engineering students in India's southern Bangalore city have created a self-check-out-counter-shopping-cart which will be used in grocery stores across the city ANI

Samsung 'not interested' in buying RIM
South Korean mobile maker Samsung has said it is not interested in taking over Research In Motion, refuting a tech blog report that fueled a nearly ten percent surge in the BlackBerry maker's shares. ANI

India issues 100 millionth UIDAI number using Morpho's technology
Morpho (Safran group) has announced that its technology played a support role in enabling the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) to close 2011 with an important milestone of issuing its 100 millionth unique identification or Aadhaar number ANI

China to continue to help drive world GDP expansion: UN report
Despite registering a GDP slowdown of less than nine percent in the October to December quarter, China's growth will play an increasingly important role in the global economy, experts said. ANI

Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang quits
Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang has quit the company, the latest dramatic change at the embattled Internet firm, raising hopes that it might be sold or split up. ANI

Hong Kong Young Fashion Designers' Contest Winners Announced
The Hong Kong Young Fashion Designers' Contest 2012 awards ceremony took place last night, with Mak Chuen Chi named Overall Winner as well as Party & Evening-Wear Group Winner. Ms Mak will work in Tokyo, at ATSURO TAYAMA, for a month ACN Newswire

Eisai Receives Approval to Market Insomnia Treatment Lunesta in Japan
Eisai Co. Ltd announced today that it received approval from Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) on January 18, 2012 to market Lunesta (eszopiclone), a product the company has been developing in Japan, as a treatment for insomnia.Lunesta, originally discovered and developed by Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. ("Sunovion"; formerly Sepracor Inc ACN Newswire

World's Largest Listed Metal Recycler Makes a Strategic Investment in Chiho-Tiande
CHIHO-TIANDE Group Limited ('Chiho-Tiande' or the 'Company', together with its subsidiaries, 'the Group', HKSE:976) announced that the Company's Chairman Mr ACN Newswire

Suprema Live Scanners Receive Final STQC Certifications for India's UID Project
Suprema, Inc ACN Newswire

MotomoTechWon Develops World's First Smart PC with Zero Watt 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.The 'SAVE PC' adopteda core technology that can prevent leakage of standby power by 100% to zero watt ACN Newswire

MHI Selects "Best Innovation 2011" Awards
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has selected 14 of the company's most notable technological advances or achievements of the past year and designated them to receive its "Best Innovation 2011" award ACN Newswire

Asia-Pacific Enterprise Cooperation (APEC) announces APELA 2012
APEC announces the first annual Asia Pacific Enterprise Leadership Awards (APELA) to be held on May 23 and 24, 2012 in Singapore ACN Newswire

Next Generation Plastics Promises Fresher Foods and Medicines and Better Protection for Surfaces
Food that stays fresher for longer and varnishes that keep furniture looking new is the goal of new plastic technologies to be developed by a consortium set up by A*STAR's IMRE and its industry partners ACN Newswire

Auriga Gold (TSXV:AIA) Featured as Stock Pick of the Week in J Taylor's Gold, Energy & Tech Stocks Report - Video Summary Posted on www.InvestmentPitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, January 17, 2012 - Jay Taylor, editor of ""J Taylor's Gold, Energy & Tech Stocks"", featured Auriga Gold (TSXV:AIA) as his recent stock pick of the week, following the release of a Preliminary Economic Assessment Report on the company's Maverick Gold Project ACN Newswire

Sika Resources Acquires Four Gold Projects in Tanzania Prior to IPO - Video Summary Posted on www.InvestmentPitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, January 17, 2012 - Sika Resources, which is currently in a pre-IPO stage, has started the year with the acquisition of four gold projects in Tanzania.InvestmentPitch.com has produced a ""video news alert"" which provides a brief summary of these acquisitions. If this link is not enabled, please visit www.InvestmentPitch.com and enter ""Sika"" in the search box ACN Newswire

PolyU Announces the Establishment of Jockey Club Design Institute for Social Innovation
Backed by strong support from The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) Charities Trust, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has brought together multi-disciplinary expertise for the establishment of Hong Kong's first Design Institute for Social Innovation.The new establishment will be called the "Jockey Club Design Institute for Social Innovation" (JCDISI) ACN Newswire

HFTP Created Global Access to Hospitality Technology Certification Program in the Past Year
In the past year, Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) has expanded its exam resources for the Certified Hospitality Technology Professional (CHTP). Online webinars and practice exams now make studying for the certification exam easy, no matter the geographical location MarketWire

Waterloo Dentist Inaugurates Social Network to Advance Patient Education
Waterloo dentist Dr. Sorin Mitrana of University Dental has inaugurated new social media outlets optimized by dental website design leader ProSites, Inc. Dr. Mitrana and Dr. Boeriu's Waterloo orthodontist office began their social media efforts with the intent to increase patient communication and place educational dental materials in the hands of internet users. MarketWire

Stifel Financial Announces Pricing of $175 Million of Senior Notes
Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) today announced the pricing of $175 million principal amount of 6.70% Senior Notes due 2022 (the "Notes"). MarketWire

SouthGobi Resources Sells More Than Four Million Tonnes of Coal in 2011, 58% More Than 2010
SouthGobi Resources Ltd. (TSX: SGQ)(HKSE: 1878) announces the successful completion of 2011 on guidance in terms of coal sales and production. The 2011 sales and production levels represent significant achievements for SouthGobi. MarketWire

ACWA Comments on Gov. Brown's State of the State Address
Timothy Quinn, executive director of the statewide Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA), issued the following statement today in response to Gov. Jerry Brown's State of the State address. MarketWire

Whiterock REIT Declares January Distribution
Whiterock Real Estate Investment Trust ("Whiterock" or the "REIT") (TSX: WRK.UN) announced that it declared its distribution for the month of January 2012, as per the following: MarketWire

Statement by the Honourable Joe Oliver, P.C., M.P., Minister of Natural Resources, on the Keystone XL Pipeline
"We are obviously disappointed with today's announcement regarding the Keystone XL pipeline. MarketWire

Vitelity Communications Launches International DID Calling
Vitelity Communications, an international Voice over IP (VoIP) technology provider, has announced the launch of International Direct Inward Dialing (DID) numbers to more than 60 countries around the world. With a Vitelity DID number, businesses or individuals worldwide can now create a virtual local presence in numerous major foreign cities. MarketWire

Provident New York Bancorp to Announce First Quarter 2012 Earnings
Provident New York Bancorp (NYSE: PBNY), the parent company of Provident Bank, today announced that it plans to release first quarter results for fiscal 2012 after market close on Monday, January 23, 2012. MarketWire

TelVue(R) Enters Into Agreement to Convert Its Debt to Equity
TelVue® Corporation (OTCQB: TEVE) (PINKSHEETS: TEVE), a leader in IP Television Broadcasting and Internet Video Streaming, announced today that it had executed an agreement with H.F. "Gerry" Lenfest, its Chairman and majority stockholder, under which approximately $30.6 million in debt and accrued interest held by Mr MarketWire

NAWBO(R) Announces UPS as Presenting Sponsor of 2012 Women's Business Conference -- NAWBO Excited to Announce That Women's Business Conference to Be Held October 4-5, 2012 in Louisville, KY, Will Feature UPS as Presenting Sponsor
Today the National Association of Women Business Owners® (NAWBO®) is announcing that corporate partner UPS will serve as the presenting sponsor of NAWBO®'s Women's Business Conference (WBC) 2012 MarketWire

Tenaris Agrees to Pursue Delisting Tender Offer for Confab Shares
Tenaris S.A. (NYSE: TS) (BAE: TS) (BVM: TS) (MILAN: TEN) announced today that, following receipt of a proposal by minority shareholders representing 32.6% of the shares held by the public in its controlled Brazilian subsidiary Confab Industrial S.A MarketWire

Megaprint.com and Toby Keith Restaurant Collaborate on Giant Guitar Feature
The large format printing specialist and custom wallpaper creator Megaprint Inc. (www.megaprint.com) has produced a custom American-flag themed wallpaper for a guitar-shaped ceiling feature in Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill restaurant which is opening soon in Rancho Cucamonga, California. The ceiling feature is shaped like a guitar and mirrors a guitar shaped bar on the floor MarketWire

UPDATE: Death Cab for Cutie Reveals Unique Spring Tour; North American Trek Will See Acclaimed Band Accompanied by San Francisco's Innovative Magik*Magik Orchestra; One-of-a-Kind Intimate Dates Begin April 10th in Denver; Full-Length Episode of Live From The Artist's Den to Premiere on PBS Stations
Atlantic recording group Death Cab for Cutie has announced details of a major North American tour following a string of dates in Australia and South East Asia. The dates begin April 10th at Denver's Ellie Caulkins Opera House and then culminate with a May 13th homecoming concert at Seattle's Paramount Theatre (see itinerary below) MarketWire

The Entrepreneur's Source Encourages Individuals to Be Confident in Business Ownership
According to articles posted on business sites discussing job trends of the future, tomorrow's employers will put a premium on skilled and semi-skilled workers, especially in computers, health care, science and technology MarketWire

Brookfield Signs Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt for a 15-Year Lease Renewal at First Canadian Place
Brookfield Office Properties Canada (TSX: BOX.UN) (NYSE: BOXC) announced today that it executed a lease renewal with Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt, LLP at First Canadian Place (FCP) in the centre of Toronto's business district. The 15-year lease agreement, totaling 191,000 square feet, continues Osler's occupancy at FCP since 1977. MarketWire

SEACOR Holdings Announces Increase of Securities Repurchase Authority
SEACOR Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CKH) today announced that its Board of Directors has increased its authorization for repurchases of SEACOR's common stock for a total authorized expenditure of up to $150 million for the purchase of such securities from the $41.8 million remaining under the Board's authorization for repurchases approved on February 18, 2010 MarketWire

Guerrero Announces Share Issuances
Guerrero Exploration Inc. ("Guerrero" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE: GEX)(FRANKFURT: 2GU) announces that it has, subject to regulatory approval, agreed to issue the following shares from treasury at a deemed issue price of $0.15 per share: MarketWire

Income at Risk: Unemployment Rate Drops Significantly for People With Disabilities, Allsup Finds
After climbing for four consecutive quarters, the unemployment rate for people with disabilities dropped in the final quarter of 2011 to the lowest rate since the fourth quarter of 2008, according to a study by Allsup, a nationwide provider of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) representation and Medicare plan selection services. MarketWire

TicketNetwork Advisory -- Most New York Knicks Tickets Purchased by International Customers
New York Knicks tickets are one of the best-selling in the NBA, but where the Knicks separate themselves from the rest of the league is their popularity among international basketball fans. MarketWire

Piedmont Propulsion Systems Announces New Q400 MRO Capability
Piedmont Propulsion Systems LLC (PPS), a wholly owned subsidiary of First Aviation Services Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FAVS) announced the addition of the Q400 platform to their portfolio of propeller capabilities. MarketWire

NEWave Continually Monitoring Upcoming and Dramatic FinCEN Changes, Notifies Clients of Deadline Extension
Leading software supplier to the gaming industry NEWave is continually monitoring the upcoming and dramatic changes in FinCEN regulations recently announced by the U.S. government. Now NEWave is notifying its clients that the deadline to meet the new FinCEN reporting requirements has been extended to March 31, 2013. MarketWire

Film/TV Star and Singer Robert Davi Headlines The Venetian Las Vegas February 23-25
Multi-talented singer, film and TV star Robert Davi is set to heat up The Venetian Showroom for a special three-night engagement February 23-25 in Las Vegas. Davi will deliver a slate of memorable tunes made popular by the success of his critically acclaimed debut Davi Sings Sinatra: On The Road To Romance (http://davisingssinatra.com) (Fontana/Universal Music Group). MarketWire

"The Iron Lady" Reigns at Sea With Swan Hellenic & Voyages of Discovery
Following the motion picture launch of "The Iron Lady" -- based on the true story of Margaret Thatcher -- Swan Hellenic and Voyages of Discovery are providing their passengers with the chance to join a political debate at sea MarketWire

AltiGen Communications, Inc. Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2012 Financial Results
AltiGen Communications, Inc. (OTCQX: ATGN) (PINKSHEETS: ATGN), the leading provider of integrated Microsoft-based Unified Communications solutions, announced today its first quarter ended December 30, 2011 financial results. MarketWire

Year-End PetPoint Report Indicates Cat Intakes Declining, Dog Population Stable
Pethealth Inc. (TSX: PTZ) ("Pethealth" or the "Company") released the first annualized PetPoint Report today, a comprehensive year-end report comparing same shelter aggregate data from 2011 and 2010, emphasizing key trends in animal welfare related to cats and dogs in the United States. MarketWire

NIRI Orange County to Host Dr. Esmael Adibi
The Orange County Chapter of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI OC) announced today that it will host Dr. Esmael Adibi for an intimate conversation and cocktail reception regarding the Economic Outlook for 2012. This is an annual event for NIRI OC where Dr MarketWire

Swinerton Completes Largest Distributed Generation Project in the Imperial Valley
Swinerton Builders Renewable Energy, one of the nation's leading Solar EPC Contractors, recently got one step towards building a greener San Diego with their recent completion of the largest distributed generation project completed to date in the Imperial Valley. MarketWire

CH2M HILL Signs Major Framework Agreement With Statoil Canada Ltd.
CH2M HILL (www.ch2mhill.com), a global full-service consulting, design, construction, and operations firm, is pleased to announce a recent signing of a significant Framework Agreement (FA) with Statoil Canada Ltd. Valued at nearly $400 million (total installed cost), CH2M HILL's FA is for Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC). MarketWire

Finalists Selected for First Annual Original iPhone Film Festival Sponsored by Zacuto
Submissions for the first annual Zacuto sponsored Original iPhone Film Festival are now closed and three finalists have been selected in the categories of Fiction, Non-Fiction, Music Video and Brand Film. The grand prize winner will be decided by public vote and announced on January 26th at the Macworld Expo LIVE! event with Macworld magazine in San Francisco. MarketWire

Elisabeth Hasselbeck to Appear on The Dr. Oz Show January 19th
Elisabeth Hasselbeck, host of ABC's The View, will appear on The Dr. OZ Show on January 19th. Elisabeth who has celiac disease, an autoimmune condition where the body cannot digest the protein gluten affecting 1 in 133 Americans, will discuss with Dr MarketWire

Sheppard Mullin Pro Bono Victory
New York-based Sheppard Mullin partners Daniel Brown and Paul Garrity and associate Amanda Zablocki succeeded in obtaining asylum for Abdalmageed Haroun, a prominent human rights activist and former Sudanese prisoner. In the Sudan, Mr. Haroun's work focused on women's rights, the plight of internally displaced refugees, and the victims of the conflict in Darfur MarketWire

Pinnacle Security Wins Coveted Best Practice Award From Electronic Security Integrators Forum
Pinnacle Security, a leader in the residential and commercial security market, was recently announced winner of the Electronic Security Integrators (ESI) Forum 2012 Best Practice Award for Production Management (Design/Installation), for Pinnacle's Dashboard and MySales websites MarketWire

BlogHer, Inc. Names New Editor-at-Large: Kathryn Finney, aka The Budget Fashionista(R)
BlogHer, Inc., the premium cross-platform media network and publisher for women, has announced Kathryn Finney as a new editor-at-large for BlogHer.com. Finney's blog The Budget Fashionista, which will join the BlogHer Publishing Network, launched the "budget fashion" movement and is now a top fashion site with more than 10 million unique visitors a year MarketWire

Wireless Age Communications, Inc. Provides an Update
Wireless Age Communications Inc. ("the Company") (PINKSHEETS: WLSA) Chairman and CEO, John G. Simmonds would like to address a number of issues of interest and importance in order to keep our shareholders informed. MarketWire

Liberty All-Star(R) Growth Fund, Inc. December 2011 Monthly Update
Below is the December 2011 Monthly Update forthe Liberty All-Star® Growth Fund, Inc. (NYSE: ASG) MarketWire

Leading Dermatologist Dr. Rhonda Rand Joins Circ-Cell Skincare's Medical Advisory Board
Circ-Cell Skincare, a Dallas-based skin care company which markets cutting-edge products that restore beauty by nurturing skin to optimal health, announced today that Dr. Rhonda Rand has joined the company's Medical Advisory Board. MarketWire

LightPointe Continues Free Space Optics Industry Leadership, Introduces New Carrier-Grade Gigabit Capacity Backhaul With 4-Beam Auto-Tracking Reliability
LightPointe, the number one manufacturer of Free Space Optics (FSO) and hybrid optical-radio wireless bridges, and a leader in 60/70/80 GHz millimeter wave backhaul solutions, announced the introduction of a new point-to-point backhaul product MarketWire

Christine Maley-Grubl Named Executive Director of Fisherman's Wharf Community Benefit District
The Fisherman's Wharf Community Benefit District (www.visitfishermanswharf.com) announces the appointment of Christine Maley-Grubl as the organization's new Executive Director. In that role, she will oversee the administration of the CBD and work collaboratively with the Board and members to meet the goals of the CBD. MarketWire

Mercom Capital Group: 2011 Smart Grid Venture Capital Funding Drops by Half
Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, today released its annual and fourth quarter merger and acquisition (M&A) and funding activity for the smart grid sector for 2011. MarketWire

KeyPoint Government Solutions Names Adam Lurie Managing Director in Its Clearance and Inspection Services Business Unit
KeyPoint Government Solutions has named Adam Lurie as Managing Director in its KeyPoint Clearance and Inspection Services Business Unit. He will report to the President of the Clearance and Inspection Services Business Unit, Damon Hudson. MarketWire

JDSU Schedules Fiscal 2012 Second Quarter Financial Results Announcement and Webcast
JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) (TSX: JDU) today announced that it will report financial results for its fiscal 2012 second quarter ended December 31, 2011, on Wednesday, February 1, 2012, after the close of the market. MarketWire

Heavy Demand for Silver Rounds Featuring Presidential Candidate Ron Paul Leads to Controversy
With his second presidential bid underway and his national profile on the rise, it is probably not surprising that the 1-oz Ron Paul Silver Round is one of Provident Metal's best-selling products of all time. The one-ounce silver round features Ron Paul on the front, is minted in .999 investment grade silver, and meets criteria of the American Open Currency Standard MarketWire

Hat Creek Candle Company Announces Change in Business Direction
Kari Barnes and Wendy Sallam, owners of the Hat Creek Candle Company in Watertown, have announced a change in business direction. As of February 17, they will be closing their retail store and focusing their efforts on the growing online and wholesale aspects of their business. MarketWire

Death Cab For Cutie Reveals Unique Spring Tour; North American Trek Will See Acclaimed Band Accompanied by San Francisco's Innovative Magik*Magik Orchestra; One-of-a-Kind Intimate Dates Begin April 10th in Denver; Full-Length Episode of Live From The Artist's Den to Premiere on PBS Stations Nationwi
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IRSA Inversiones y Representaciones Sociedad Anonima (NYSE: IRS) Affiliate to Increase Investment in Supertel Hospitality to $30 Million: Supertel Special Shareholders Meeting to Vote on Investment to Be Held on January 31, 2012
Supertel Hospitality, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPPR), a real estate investment trust (REIT) which owns 100 hotels in 23 states, today announced that Real Estate Strategies L.P. ("RES") will increase its investment in Supertel to $30 million, subject to the approval of Supertel shareholders MarketWire

New Flight Charters Reports Most Popular Private Jets & Aircraft for 2011
In a year that saw worldwide private jet charter demand make modest but fluctuating gains, U.S.-based leader New Flight Charters reports the most popular aircraft chosen for charter flights in 2011 along with its strong increase in charter flight business. MarketWire

Liberty All-Star(R) Equity Fund December 2011 Monthly Update
Below is the December 2011 Monthly Update for theLiberty All-Star® Equity Fund. (NYSE: USA) MarketWire

Flite Announces New SVP of Sales and Business Development and Additions to Advisory Board
Flite, the leader in cloud-based advertising, today announced the new high-profile hire of Tim Krozek as Senior Vice President of Sales and Business Development. In recent weeks, Flite also expanded its Advisory Board to welcome Jeff Epstein, former CFO of Oracle and current board member at Priceline.com, and Matthew Yorke, President at IDG Global Solutions MarketWire

What's Next DC 2012: Thought Leaders and Communicators Gather for a Full Day of Marketing Case Studies, Best Practices, and Collaboration
What's Next DC is a one-day marketing and communications conference which aims to help organizations understand and implement the latest innovations and trends into their 2012 marketing efforts and initiatives. MarketWire

2012 Laureus World Sports Awards to Be Held Feb. 6 in London
The winners of the 2012 Laureus World Sports Awards, the premier honors on the international sporting calendar, will be announced at the Awards Ceremony in the heart of London at Central Hall, Westminster, on the evening of Monday, February 6. The event is a rare chance to see the best of the sporting world collide to salute the finest sports performances of the year MarketWire

Kansas City-Based Cupcake Company Shares the Limelight at the 2012 Golden Globes
Kansas City, MO-based bakery Tokens of My Confection Cupcakery reached A-list celebrities at the Jayneoni Moore Pre-Golden Globes Gifting Suite in Los Angeles, CA on January 13th-14th in honor of the 2012 awards show. MarketWire

Franklin Street Properties Corp. Announces Tax Composition of 2011 Distributions
Franklin Street Properties Corp. ("FSP") (NYSE Amex: FSP), an investment firm specializing in real estate, announced today the tax composition of its 2011 distributions. Shareholders are encouraged to consult with their personal tax advisors as to their specific tax treatment of FSP distributions. MarketWire

Meru Networks Expands Footprint With a New Sales and Operations Center in Tampa, Florida
Meru Networks, Inc., (NASDAQ: MERU), the leader in virtualized 802.11 enterprise wireless networking, today announced that it is expanding its sales operation with a new facility in Tampa, Florida's Westshore Business District MarketWire

LECTRA: Lectra and Walter Wilhelm Associates (WWA) renew their global partnership
Lectra, the world leader in integrated technologysolutions dedicated to industries using soft materials-textiles, leather,industrial fabrics and composite materials-is pleased to announce therenewal ofits global partnership with Walter Wilhelm Associates (WWA) for a threeyearperiod. MarketWire

Intersil Corporation to Announce Fourth Quarter & Fiscal 2011 Results on February 1st
Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL) will announce its fourth quarter and fiscal 2011 financial results on Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at 1:45 p.m. Pacific Time MarketWire

AnyMeeting Brings Successful Webinar Series Into New Year
AnyMeeting, the completely free web conferencing and webinar service, today announced that sales and marketing expert Michael Halper will kick off the first webinar of 2012 for AnyMeeting's "Small Business Toolkit" webinar series MarketWire

CDEX to Showcase ID2 Line and ValiMed(TM) G4 System at the ACA - 2012 Winter Conference
CDEX Inc. (OTCBB: CEXI), a leading developer of chemical detection products using patented technologies for use in healthcare, safety and security markets, to showcase the ID2 Meth Scanner, Pocket ID2 illicit drug detector and the ValiMed™ G4 (VG4) multi-component medication and narcotic detection system at the American Correctional Association (ACA) - 2012 Winter Conference MarketWire

Spindle, Inc. Names Executive Team
Spindle, Inc. (OTCBB: SPDL) ("Spindle") ("the Company"), a national provider of innovative mobile commerce and alternate payment solutions for businesses and consumers, has announced its executive team. Serving as president will be Bill Clark, who previously served in the same capacity for Spindle Mobile before its recent acquisition by Spindle, Inc MarketWire

Forget the Plastic(TM) -- Get Free Coffee Thursday at Temptations Cafe in Brookline When You Pay With Your Phone
PXT Money, a mobile payment and discount program company, welcomes BU students back to school and gives locals a new year's resolution to Forget the Plastic and save money by going mobile, with free coffee on Thursday, January 19, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Temptations Cafe in Coolidge Corner, Brookline, MA. MarketWire

AboutOne CEO Joanne Lang to Present at NYU's 2012 Women Entrepreneurs Festival
AboutOne (http://www.AboutOne.com), the online organizer that makes it fast, fun, and easy to preserve family memories and manage household information, today announced that founder and CEO Joanne Lang will speak at NYU's 2nd annual Women Entrepreneurs Festival 2012 (http://itp.nyu MarketWire

2012 Super Bowl Parking Reaching $900
Newly released data from ParkWhiz.com shows that the initial concern about hosting the Super Bowl in a cold weather climate was unfounded. As the ONLY true online marketplace that fans can secure a guaranteed parking, tailgate, or RV space at or near Lucas Oil Stadium, ParkWhiz sales for the big game have grown 20% over last year's Super Bowl XLV in Arlington, Texas MarketWire

CRMsearch.com Delivers 2012 CRM Software Buyers Guide
Vantive Media, a digital media company that delivers business technology content through online channels, has released the 2012 CRM Buyers Guide exclusively on http://www.crmsearch.com/. MarketWire

Escape the Cubicle: Explore Jobs in Arboriculture With SavATree
As the new year gets underway many job seekers are ramping up their efforts to find exciting new opportunities. SavATree is encouraging those with experience in the fields of tree care and lawn care to get in touch. MarketWire

Echo Media Group Receives National Certification From Women's Business Enterprise National Council
Echo Media Group, a business specializing in public relations and social media, received national certification as a Women's Business Enterprise (WBEC) by the WBEC-West, a regional certifying partner of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). MarketWire

Prometric and ERB (Educational Records Bureau) Sign Contract for U.S. and International Delivery of Independent School Entrance Exam
Prometric, trusted provider of market-leading test development and delivery solutions, and ERB (Educational Records Bureau), premier provider of state-of-the-art assessment and learning solutions, today announced their partnership for computer-based delivery of the renowned Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) for students entering grades five through 12 MarketWire

Kendall College Board of Directors Names Emily Williams Knight President
The Kendall College Board of Directors has named Emily Williams Knight president of Kendall College. Ms. Knight brings more than 15 years of experience in the education and hospitality industry to her role at Kendall College. Dr MarketWire

Aptalis Pharma Announces FDA Approval of NDA for Oral Powder Formulation of Viread(R), Co-Developed With Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Aptalis Pharma, a global specialty pharmaceutical company focused on gastrointestinal diseases and cystic fibrosis, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a New Drug Application (NDA) for Gilead Sciences, Inc MarketWire

GainSpan Low Power Embedded Wi-Fi Achieves Two New Wi-Fi Alliance(R) Certifications
GainSpan® Corporation, a leading developer of ultra-low power embedded Wi-Fi solutions, today announced it has received two new certifications from the Wi-Fi Alliance®: its GS1500M 802.11 b/g/n module was awarded the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ seal of approval and its GS1011M modules have earned the latest Wi-Fi Protected Set-up™ (WPS™) 2.0 certification MarketWire

The University of Oklahoma Extends 28-Year Partnership With Paciolan
Paciolan, the leading provider of ticketing, marketing, and fundraising solutions in college athletics, announced today that The University of Oklahoma ("Oklahoma") has renewed its partnership with the company. Working with Paciolan since 1983, Oklahoma will continue leveraging all of Paciolan's industry-leading solutions, which have helped Oklahoma achieve exceptional success MarketWire

Vytran Introduces Optical Fiber Cleaver for Connectorized Fibers
Vytran, an innovative supplier of optical fiber splicing and processing solutions, introduces "CFC-400-SMA," an optical fiber cleaver designed to quickly and efficiently create a high-performance, clean fiber end face on an optical fiber mounted in an SMA-905 connector MarketWire

Ultra-High Net Worth Families Now Focus on Liquidity and Have Tightened Risk Management Practices, According to Cambridge Associates Survey
Family offices that oversee assets for ultra-high net worth families made few strategic changes in response to the 2008 meltdown and subsequent volatility. They mainly effected tactical adjustments, such as increasing liquidity and cash reserves. Family offices also placed more emphasis on capital call projections. MarketWire

Financial Industry Consortiums Select AGARI to Protect Financial Services Industry From Phishing, Spam and Malware Attacks
AGARI, selected by BITS, the technology policy division of The Financial Services Roundtable, and the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC), will support the Trusted Email Registry, a new service that equips a financial institution to counter-attack email fraud and phishing with enhanced threat intelligence and proactive controls. MarketWire

LeaseTrader.com Poll: Two Thirds of Drivers Believe They'll Always Have Car Payment
The only things certain in life are death, taxes... and a car payment? According to a new poll by car lease company LeaseTrader.com, 64.3 percent of respondents feel they will always have a car payment, up from 48.6 percent five years ago. MarketWire

Aritas Emerges to Replace Pipeline
Since announcing a settlement agreement with the SEC last October, Pipeline Trading Systems LLC has been significantly reshaped, culminating today in the announcement of a new name for the business, Aritas Securities LLC MarketWire

As Price Spread Sails Over $15/MMBtu, Natural Gas Conversion Projects Proliferate, Zeus Finds
Energy analyst Zeus Development Corporation reports that entrepreneurs in North America are beginning to make the most of the wide spread between natural gas and petroleum prices by establishing new plants to convert gas into high value products. MarketWire

Virgin HealthMiles 2011 Revenues Soar by 50 Percent; Company Closes the Books on Most Successful Year in History
Leading U.S. employers are increasingly turning to effective, technology-based employee wellness programs to improve workforce health and boost business performance. The growing reliance on this strategy is reflected in Virgin HealthMiles' impressive 2011 business momentum, which the company shared today MarketWire

Green Mountain and C. Trade Group Propose JV With Bayside Corp for Texas Oil Field Development Project
Representatives from Green Mountain Development Corp (PINKSHEETS: GMND), and C. Trade Group met in Texas last week with Bayside Corp (PINKSHEETS: BYSD) management as a follow up to the recently signed project development agreement between GMND and BYSD MarketWire

Binswanger Named Exclusive Sales Agent by BASF Corporation for Office/Lab/Industrial Complex in Ambler, Pennsylvania
Binswanger has been named exclusive agent by BASF Corporation to represent them on the sale of their 284,080± sq. ft. office/lab/industrial complex of 23 buildings on 26.02 acres located at 300 Brookside Avenue in Ambler (Lower Gwynedd Twp.), Pennsylvania. MarketWire

Hispanic Group to Showcase 10th Anniversary Logo at Red Carpet Event This Evening
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Andiamo Corporation (OTC: ANDI) Does It Again; ActionApp Acquires Another 200 iPhone Apps
Andiamo Corporation (PINKSHEETS: ANDI) subsidiary ActionApp Corporation, a prolific mobile App development company, has entered into a purchase agreement with another independent developer to purchase 200 iPhone Apps, yielding 400 additional Apps to their rapidly growing inventory of iPhone and Android Apps once they are converted to their business model. MarketWire

PayChest: New Mibella Brand Trademarks
PayChest, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PYCT) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the Company has received confirmation of filing new trademarks in the US and UK, for a new and additional product name of "Mibella." MarketWire

Amelia Island Restaurant Week Returns With Traditional, Eclectic Menus
From January 22-29, Amelia Island Florida will serve up a delectable, seven-day showcase of island hot spots for food and fun. For the fourth consecutive year, Amelia Island Restaurant Week will feature 23 different island restaurants, ranging from fine dining to flip-flop friendly MarketWire

Connotate and Information Evolution, Inc. Partner to Make Big Data Easy for Small Businesses
Connotate, Inc., the leading provider of solutions that help organizations monitor and collect data and content from the Web, today announced a strategic services partnership with Information Evolution, Inc. (IEI). The alliance will help small- to medium-sized businesses take advantage of the benefits of Big Data without devoting extensive human capital or technological investments MarketWire

KEMA to Showcase Leadership in Smart Grid Interoperability, Compliance, and Viability at DistribuTECH 2012
Leading global energy consulting, testing and certification firm KEMA will emphasize the critical importance of technology interoperability, risk mitigation, and performance validation in modernizing electrical grids at DistribuTECH 2012, January 24-26, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. MarketWire

Superclick Announces Shareholder Approval of Merger With Affiliate of AT&T
Superclick, Inc. (OTCBB: SPCK) ("Superclick" or the "Company"), a technology leader in IP infrastructure management and converged network design solutions, today announced that its shareholders have voted to approve the adoption of the agreement and plan of merger, dated September 23, 2011, providing for the merger of the company with AT&T Corp., an entity controlled by AT&T, Inc MarketWire

Petaquilla Minerals Ltd. Highlights Results of 2nd Quarter Fiscal 2012
Petaquilla Minerals Ltd. ("Petaquilla" or the "Company") (TSX: PTQ)(OTCBB: PTQMF)(FRANKFURT: P7Z) announces for its second quarter of fiscal 2012 a net income of US$8.9 million, representing an improvement of US$32.2 million compared to the same period of fiscal 2011 MarketWire

Con-way Freight Launches iPad Application for Online Shipping Services
Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced the launch of its Con-way Freight Tools iPad® application for registered web users. The iPad app provides customers the option to create a personalized rate quote for shipments within the United States and Canada. MarketWire

OverDrive Adds Tens of Thousands of Non-English eBooks to Library Catalog
OverDrive (www.overdrive.com), the leading global digital distributor of eBooks and audiobooks to libraries and schools, has added thousands of foreign-language materials in dozens of genres to its broad catalog of more than 700,000 digital titles available across the globe MarketWire

Cambrian Announces Corporate Update
Cambrian Systems (PINKSHEETS: CAMS) - It is our pleasure to provide you with an update regarding our Company's activity since the last update in September. We have great pleasure in announcing the very good progress we are making in Kentucky. MarketWire

Roadrunner Transportation Systems Announces Conference Call to Discuss 2011 Fourth Quarter Results
Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. (NYSE: RRTS), a leading asset-light based transportation and logistics services provider, today announced that it will host a conference call to discuss its financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2011 on Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time MarketWire

Semaphore White Paper Details Advantages of the DNP3 Communications Protocol for Water and Wastewater Telemetry Systems
Semaphore, a CSE Global company, has released a white paper that describes the benefits of the DNP3 communications protocol in SCADA systems in the water and wastewater industries. MarketWire

Bitzio, Inc. Announces New Funding
Bitzio, Inc. (OTCBB: BTZO) ("Bitzio" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that it closed a series of private placements and debt financings as of the fourth quarter of 2011, for gross proceeds to the Company of $482,500. MarketWire

Con Edison: Gas Bills Dropping Again
Con Edison expects customers' gas bills to decrease again due to lower natural gas prices. Residential gas heating bills are expected to drop 11.5 percent from last year -- saving customers an average of $42 per month. MarketWire

Dale Ploughman, Chairman and CEO of Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp., Discusses the Company's Recent Developments & Dry Bulk Market in Interview
Dale Ploughman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHIP), was interviewed by Barry Parker for Capital Link Shipping. The interview focused on the development and outlook of the Company and dry bulk sector. MarketWire

Garda Cash Logistics 2012 Sales Congress in Fort Lauderdale
Garda Cash Logistics, America's premium provider and a subsidiary of Garda World Security Corporation, (TSX: GW) (Garda), one of the leading Cash Logistics, Security Solutions and Global Risk Consulting firms in the world, today announced it held its Annual Sales Congress at the W Hotel in Fort Lauderdale this week. Garda's executive management team and delegates from Canada and the U.S MarketWire

SafeMart.com Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary of a New Way to Home Security
SafeMart.com is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of its ground breaking do-it-yourself (DIY) home security system MarketWire

Corvus Gold Begins Phase I Resource Expansion and High-Grade Drilling Program at North Bullfrog Project, Nevada
Corvus Gold Inc. ("Corvus" or the "Company") - (TSX: KOR)(OTCQX: CORVF) announces the start of its 2012 exploration drilling program on its 100% controlled North Bullfrog Project near Beatty, Nevada MarketWire

Stellar Biotechnologies Announces Investor Relations Agreement
Stellar Biotechnologies, Inc. ("Stellar") (TSX VENTURE: KLH) (PINKSHEETS: SBOTF) is pleased to announce that it has retained TheBiotechPanel, Inc. (www.thebiotechpanel.com), a Florida-based company specializing in financial and investor relations and communications focused on Europe, to provide the Company with investor relations services. MarketWire

Ivanhoe Mines Negotiates an Additional US$1.8 Billion Bridge Financing as Part of the Comprehensive Financing Plan for Oyu Tolgoi
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MindTree's Q3 Revenue Grows 2.3% QoQ and 21.6% YoY in USD Terms
MindTree Limited (NSE: MINDTREE), a global IT and Product Engineering Services Company, announced its consolidated results today for the third quarter ended December 31, 2011 as approved by its Board of Directors. MarketWire

Voxeo Expands Its Customer-Centric Culture With Appointment of Anne Bowman to New Chief Customer Officer Role
Voxeo, a leading provider of Unlocked Communications™, today announces the appointment of Anne Bowman to its newly created chief customer officer (CCO) position. Bowman has held leadership positions at Voxeo since 2009, and in her new role, will drive the company's commitment to its customer-centric culture and ongoing success MarketWire

Atlantic American Announces Launch of Worksite Marketing Program for Businesses
Atlantic American Corporation (NASDAQ: AAME) today announced that its subsidiary, Bankers Fidelity Life Insurance Company, has launched a new worksite marketing program for businesses. MarketWire

StarVest Portfolio Transforms Big Data Challenges Into Opportunities
We create 2.5 quintillion (or 2.5(18)) bytes of data every day, according to IBM, with ninety percent of the data in the world created in the last two years alone. Corporations across all industries globally are struggling with how to retain, aggregate and analyze this mounting volume of what the industry refers to as Big Data MarketWire

Openet-Sponsored Study Reveals 41 Percent of Teenagers Experience Cyber-Bullying
Openet, a leading provider of Service Optimization Software (SOS) to tier one communications service providers, today announces the results of a survey conducted on their behalf by Harris Interactive on communications usage among teens in the United States. The survey was conducted online among 503 U.S. 13-17 year old cell phone users MarketWire

Featured Research on Stevia Corp and Energy Conversion Devices, Inc. -- a Forward Look, the Year Ahead
Today, www.BollingerReport.com introduced featured coverage of Stevia Corp (OTCBB: STEV) and Energy Conversion Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENER). Full research reports are available to readers at: www.BollingerReport.com/index.php?sm1=STEV&sm2=ENER. MarketWire

FoxT Record Revenues Drive Third Consecutive Year of Profitability
Fox Technologies, Inc. (FoxT), a leading provider of enterprise access management solutions, today announced it recorded a 30 percent revenue jump for 2011, and the third consecutive year of profitability MarketWire

Digerati Selects GCS for Its Back Office Operation
Digerati Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: DTGI) (OTCQB: DTGI), an established and award-winning provider of cloud communication services, today announced it has selected Global Convergence Solutions' (GCS) Dynamic Route & Rate Management Solution as its operational system to support its global session-based network MarketWire

Majesco Entertainment Brings the Dance-Fitness Party Home on February 13th With Zumba(R) Fitness Rush, Exclusively on Kinect for Xbox 360
Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative provider of video games for the mass market, along with Zumba Fitness LLC, today announced Zumba® Fitness Rush, the most technologically advanced, feature-rich addition to the Zumba® Fitness video game franchise, will launch exclusively on Kinect™ for Xbox 360® on February 13th in North America. MarketWire

Jonah's Just Begun Supports Bipartisan Legislation That Incentivizes Research & Development for Rare Diseases and Accelerates Drug Approval Process
Jonah's Just Begun (JJB), a non-profit organization dedicated to finding a cure for Sanfilippo Syndrome, a rare, fatal disease typically diagnosed in preschool years -- today signed the Letter of Support for The Unlocking Lifesaving Treatments for Rare Diseases Act of 2012 (ULTRA). ULTRA was introduced by two senior members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, U.S MarketWire

First China Pharma Appoints EFP Rotenberg as US Based Auditors
First China Pharmaceutical Group, Inc. (OTCBB: FCPG) ("First China" or the "Company"), a rapidly growing and technologically advanced healthcare products distributor based in Yunnan, China, announced today that effective January 13, 2012, the Company has engaged EFP Rotenberg ("EFPR") as its new independent registered public accounting firm to audit the Company's current financial statements. MarketWire

33Across Releases First Ever Cross-Industry Benchmarks on Brand and Direct Response Lift
News:33Across, the leading brand platform, today released Brand Graph marketing performance findings from Q3-Q4 of 2011. During this period, advertisers made key discoveries about the social behavior and preferences of their loyalists and prospects via the Brand Graph MarketWire

Provident New York Bancorp to Acquire Gotham Bank of New York
Provident New York Bancorp (NYSE: PBNY), announced today that its Provident Bank subsidiary has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Gotham Bank of New York (PINKSHEETS: GOBN) in a cash transaction valued at approximately $40.5 million (CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS TRANSACTION LISTED BELOW) MarketWire

BillMyParents Exceeds 1 Million Real Time Teen Purchase Alerts
BillMyParents, Inc. (OTCQB: BMPI) (OTCBB: BMPI), the Responsible Teen Spending Company, announced today that less than a year after product launch, over 1 million purchase alerts have been sent to customers using the BillMyParents SpendSmart MasterCard® card MarketWire

Frontier Strategy Group Appoints Richard Leggett Chief Executive Officer
Frontier Strategy Group ("FSG"), a leading provider of decision-critical information to senior executives responsible for emerging markets, announced the appointment of Richard Leggett, 44, as Chief Executive Officer of the firm. MarketWire

Cascadia Capital Forecasts Top Sustainable Industries Predictions for 2012
Cascadia Capital, a diversified, boutique investment bank serving both private and public growth companies around the globe, today announced its Sustainable Industries predictions for the coming year. Cascadia Capital's Chairman and CEO, Michael Butler predicts that upcoming political and economic debates will drive increasing interest in Sustainable Industries throughout 2012 MarketWire

eQuest Expands Its Far East Global Job Board Network Through New "Asia Direct(TM)" Service
eQuest, the global leader in job posting deliveries on the Internet, recently expanded its Asia Job Board Network by adding over 200 career site destinations in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, and the Philippines. MarketWire

Yottaa Partners With Acquia to Accelerate Drupal Site Speed for Acquia Network Subscribers
Yottaa, Inc., a web performance company that helps businesses double their site speed in just a few clicks, announced today that Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, has added Yottaa Site Speed Optimizer to the Acquia Network Services marketplace to help subscribers improve website page load time and accelerate performance. MarketWire

Signiant Introduces Mobile File Sharing Apps for Media Exchange(TM)
Signiant, a global provider of solutions that automate, accelerate and manage the secure transfer of file-based content for the media and entertainment industry, today announced the availability of mobile apps for iPhone® and iPad® users that further extend access to Media Exchange™ (MX), Signiant's award-winning file transfer solution MarketWire

Carrington, Oaktree Announce $450 Million Partnership to Buy Single Family Rental Properties
Carrington Holding Company, LLC (Carrington) today announced an agreement with certain investment funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. that will fund an initial purchase of up to $450 million in distressed single family homes on a national basis MarketWire

Interactive Data Expands Relationship With FactSet Research Systems
Interactive Data Corporation, a leading provider of independent pricing and evaluation services, today announced the expansion of its relationship with FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE: FDS) (NASDAQ: FDS), a leading provider of integrated global financial information and analytical applications for the investment community. MarketWire

East El Paso Veterinarian Announces New Website
East El Paso Animal Hospital in El Paso, Texas has announced the launch of a new website at: www.eastelpasoanimalhospital.com. The new website has been launched in response to client requests for an online information resource about puppy and kitten care, pet senior care, wellness exams, and other pet needs, according to the East El Paso Animal Hospital staff MarketWire

Meridian Chiropractor Launches New Website
Ellison Chiropractic has launched a redesigned website to better educate patients about the benefits of chiropractic care. The website is designed to enhance the practice's mission of empowering patients with wellness care knowledge and expanding access to non-invasive pain relief. Chiropractor Dr. Craig Ellison has been practicing for over 20 years MarketWire

Leading Romanian Research Institution Expands Capabilities With Purchase of a NanoInk DPN 5000 System
NanoInk's® NanoFabrication Systems Division is pleased to announce that the National Institute for Research and Development of Isotopic and Molecular Technologies Cluj-Napoca (INCDTIM) in Romania has just completed installation of a new DPN 5000 System. The instrument resides within the Department of Molecular and Biomolecular Physics, which is headed by Dr. Ioan Turcu. MarketWire

Calgary Chiropractor Announces Implementation of the Graston Technique
Advantage Chiropractic, a Calgary-based wellness center, announced that the practice has implemented the use of the Graston Technique at the center. According to chiropractor Dr. Joanne M. Jenkins, the Graston Technique can help patients with acute or chronic soft tissue pain. The non-invasive treatment is administered by Dr MarketWire

Oregon Consumer Brand Companies a Hot Target for Private Equity, M&A
Meriwether Group, a business acceleration and private equity investment firm serving consumer brands in the Pacific Northwest and around the globe, today announced that it has partnered with Cascadia Capital, an investment bank in the Pacific Northwest MarketWire

Broadway Technology Appoints Jonathan Fieldman as Chief Operating Officer
Broadway Technology, LLC, the emerging leader in high-performance trading solutions for top-tier global banks and hedge funds, announced today the appointment of Jonathan Fieldman as Chief Operating Officer. In this capacity, he will oversee global business operations, finances, corporate sales, marketing, recruiting and business development as well as spearhead strategic initiatives. MarketWire

SOHM Starts Its Nutraceutical Manufacturing Facility in India
SOHM, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SHMN), a generic pharmaceutical manufacturer that produces and markets generic drugs covering all major treatment categories, today announced its Nutraceutical plant has been operational and has commenced commercial production since last month. MarketWire

Abanaki's Versatile High-Temp Poly Belt Well-Suited for Fracking Wastewater Oil Removal
Abanaki Corporation (http://www.abanaki.com/) has been successfully providing oil skimming technology to wastewater treatment plants in the removal of oil from fracking wastewater. Due to the variety of contaminants found in fracking wastewater, the suitable oil skimmer belt for this particular application is Abanaki's high-temp poly belt MarketWire

Managing a Multi-Generational Workforce: Presented by The Accounts Payable Network
The Accounts Payable Network announces that Garrison Wynn will be presenting a keynote session on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 during The Accounts Payable Leadership Conference. Striving to provide the ultimate experience to the attendees, The Accounts Payable Network is seeking and securing the best and most diverse presenters for the conference this April MarketWire

Apigee Acquires Mobile App API Provider Usergrid
Apigee, the leading provider of API management products and services, today announced that it has acquired Usergrid, a cloud service that simplifies the process of building mobile applications by providing the common APIs (application programming interfaces) needed to manage data and users MarketWire

SmartMetric Technology Upgrades Security for the 1.2 Billion Issued "Chip & Pin" Global Credit Card Market
SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCBB: SMME) President & CEO of SmartMetric, Inc., C. Hendrick, announced today that it has combined biometrics and smart card chip to replace the existing less secure "chip and pin" technology. MarketWire

Wyndham Vacation Rentals Announces Its 2012 Ski Offers in the U.S. and in Europe
Wyndham Vacation Rentals, the world's largest professionally managed vacation rental business and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), is pleased to announce its 2012 ski offers and discounts created to help both domestic and international travelers find affordable lodging with quality and comfort during their next ski trip MarketWire

Nimbula(R) Launches New Training Course to Help Customers Build and Use Private and Hybrid Clouds
Nimbula, the Cloud Operating System Company, today announced the launch of its first hands-on Cloud Computing training course, "Building and Using a Cloud with Nimbula Director". This course will teach students how to build and administer private and hybrid cloud solutions. MarketWire

Hansen Medical to Showcase Magellan(TM) Robotic System at Leipzig Interventional Course
Hansen Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: HNSN), a global leader in flexible robotics and the developer of robotic technology for accurate 3D control of catheter movement, today announced it will showcase its Magellan™ Robotic System at the Leipzig Interventional Course (LINC), from January 25-28, at the Trade Fair Leipzig, Hall 4, in Leipzig, Germany. MarketWire

Digital Advertising Firm STEAK Expands to the West Coast With the Opening of an LA Office
STEAK, the award-winning international digital marketing agency, is pleased to announce the expansion of its US operations with a new location in Santa Monica, CA. The agency already operates in The Americas, Europe and Australasia. STEAK LA will be headed by Norman Brauns, a long-time employee of the Corporation and a well-respected industry veteran MarketWire

buuteeq and AdReady Partner to Help Hotels Reach Digital Consumers With Integrated Marketing and Advertising Campaigns
Two innovators in digital marketing, online advertising technology pioneer AdReady and buuteeq, creator of the world's first digital marketing system for hotels, have joined forces to bring hotels new tools in their efforts to reach and convert guests online MarketWire

West Penn Testing Expands Inspection Capacity for Medical-Implant Materials
West Penn Testing Group (www.westpenntesting.com), a provider of non-destructive testing and material testing services, projects a double-digit increase for testing of surgical-implant materials in 2012. "We are already experiencing a rise in medical-sector tests driven as predicted by demographic and regulatory changes," said West Penn's Director of Sales Albert R. Fletcher MarketWire

Top Internet Investment Newsletter Keeps 100% Winning Streak Alive
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

Sidense Enjoys Best Quarter in Its History
Sidense Corp., a leading developer of Logic Non-Volatile Memory (LNVM) one-time programmable (OTP) memory IP cores, announced its bookings over the quarter ending December 31, 2011, the first quarter of Sidense's Fiscal Year 2012, were the highest in the Company's history MarketWire

Sierra Tucson Welcomes Stephen Fahey, MSW, MBA, as Executive Director
Sierra Tucson, an international leader in the treatment of addictions, mental health issues, and pain management, and a program of CRC Health Group, has announced the appointment of Stephen Fahey, MSW, MBA, to Executive Director. Fahey starts January 16, 2012. MarketWire

Integra Gold Acquires Ground Adjacent to High-Grade Triangle Resource
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Comprehensive Care Corp. (CHCR) Completes Its Network Across Puerto Rico
Comprehensive Care, Corp. (OTCBB: CHCR), a behavioral health, substance abuse and at-risk psychotropic pharmacy management services company, has announced that they have completed its build out of a fully contracted and credentialed specialty behavioral health provider network across the island of Puerto Rico to serve its clients and insured Medicare members MarketWire

Limeade Encourages Companies to Help Employees Keep Healthy New Year's Resolutions
Henry Albrecht, CEO of Limeade, suggests employers committed to helping their employees embrace wellness "strike while the iron is hot." MarketWire

Virtual Instruments' Record-Breaking Growth Sets Pace for the 'Year of the Private Cloud'
Virtual Instruments, the leader in virtual infrastructure optimization solutions, today announced another record-breaking year with over 100% year-on-year sales growth in 2011, setting a strong pace for 2012 as the movement toward private clouds continues to grow. The introduction of the VirtualWisdom 3 MarketWire

Piston Cloud Delivers First Cloud Operating System Based on OpenStack
Piston Cloud Computing, Inc., the enterprise OpenStack™ company, today announced the general availability of Piston Enterprise OS™ (pentOS™), an easy, secure and open cloud operating system for managing enterprise private cloud environments. MarketWire

Azimuth Reports Record-Breaking Growth and Revenue in 2011
Azimuth Systems, Inc., a leading provider of comprehensive real world wireless test solutions for 2G/3G/4G, today announced the company reached significant milestones in 2011, including achieving record revenue for products such as its ACE™ MX wireless channel emulator, Azimuth Field-to-Lab (FTL) solution, and Azimuth Real World Performance Measurement (RPM) solution MarketWire

JDSU Helps Fight the Battle Against Pharmaceutical Counterfeiting
JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) (TSX: JDU) today launched a new segment for its Different View campaign on JDSU.tv that discusses the growing problem of counterfeiting in the pharmaceutical industry and the authentication solutions that JDSU provides to help curb this illegal activity. MarketWire

Biomerica Announces Second Quarter Financial Results
Biomerica, Inc. (OTCBB: BMRA) today reported net sales of $1,616,606 for the three months ended November 30, 2011, compared to $1,160,842 for the same period in the previous year, an increase of $455,764, or 39.3%. Net sales were $3,024,271 for the first six months of fiscal 2012 compared to $2,338,554 for the first six months in fiscal 2011, an increase of $685,717 or 29.3%. MarketWire

Worlds Inc. Receives Fifth "Virtual Worlds" Patent
Worlds Inc. (OTCBB: WDDD) today announced that it has been issued patent no. 8,082,501 from the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) for a patent titled "System and Method for Enabling Users to Interact in a Virtual Space." This is the fifth patent in Worlds' intellectual property (IP) portfolio MarketWire

WebsiteBiz Selected as SEO Agency for KaVo Dental
Digital marketing agency, WebsiteBiz (www.WebsiteBiz.com), has been selected by KaVo Dental as its search engine optimization agency. WebsiteBiz will provide SEO capabilities to increase qualified website visitors, optimize site engagement, and maximize online conversions. MarketWire

TalentFusion Further Expands Executive Management Team
TalentFusion, a leader in the Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) industry, has made several critical organizational moves to bolster its service delivery operation in the face of rapid growth in 2012. MarketWire

Fandor Launches New iPad App for Movie Lovers
Fandor, the premiere online destination for watching and sharing exceptional films, today unveiled an iPad app as a new way for members to discover and enjoy some of the world's best movies. Fandor on iPad gives members access to Fandor's curated library of over one thousand independent and international films and makes it easy to share them with friends on Facebook and Twitter. MarketWire

World's Top Innovators Offer Advice on What Students Should Study Today to Best Prepare for Tomorrow
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Casa del Mar to Offer Two New Menus for dineLA 2012
For dineLA this January, Casa del Mar has put together both a lunch and dinner menu featuring many delectable dishes as part of a three-course meal. Guests are invited to visit Catch Restaurant during dineLA January 22-27 and January 29 through February 3, 2012. MarketWire

Nixon Hire Selects Webalo for Enterprise Mobility
Nixon Hire is using Webalo to reduce the heavy lifting and give employees direct mobile access to enterprise data and functionality. MarketWire

Jobscience Expands Executive Team to Fuel Accelerated Growth
Jobscience, a leading Talent Relationship Management provider on Force.com, today announced that the company has appointed Erin Jacobs as Vice President of Marketing and Jason Gasper as Vice President of Sales. In order to accommodate the demands of a 75% revenue increase in the past year, the company has also doubled its U.S MarketWire

Coral Gold Resources Receives Positive Preliminary Economic Assessment for Open Pits and Heap Leaching Operation at Its 100% Owned Robertson Gold Project in Nevada
Coral Gold Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: CLH)(OTCBB: CLHRF)(BERLIN: GV8)(FRANKFURT: GV8) ("Coral" or the "Company") commissioned Beacon Hill Consultants (1988) Ltd. ("Beacon Hill") to complete a Preliminary Economic Assessment ("PEA") that would meet the NI 43-101 standard on three of its gold deposits located on the Robertson Property located 60 miles south west of Elko, Nevada, USA. MarketWire

BBSI Addresses Statements by Proxy Group
Barrett Business Services, Inc. (BBSI) (NASDAQ: BBSI), a leading provider of business management solutions, announced its board of directors is carefully reviewing letters received from Kimberly J. Jacobsen Sherertz and her advisers in connection with their stated objective of removing all but one director and electing their slate of nominees. Ms. Sherertz is the widow of William W MarketWire

RE2, Inc. to Deliver Robotic Manipulator Arms to Afghanistan for Evaluation
RE2, Inc. announced today that more than 100 units of the Company's DS1-MA Manipulator Arm will be delivered to MacroUSA Corporation for integration onto the Armadillo Micro Unmanned Ground Vehicle (MUGV). One-hundred of those units will be shipped to Afghanistan for user testing and evaluation in early 2012 MarketWire

Customers and Partners Accelerate Time to Market and Improve Efficiency by up to 60% With Cloud Services Built on NetApp
Organizations worldwide are turning to cloud services to gain efficiencies and respond faster to today's rapidly changing business demands. Service providers play a critical role in bringing cloud services to market and helping customers make strategic infrastructure decisions MarketWire

EndPlay Expands Internationally via Strategic Partnership With The Banyan Solutions Consulting Group (TBSCG)
EndPlay, Inc., a leading SaaS provider of Web Content Management (WCM) solutions, announced today a partnership with The Banyan Solutions Consulting Group (TBSCG), marking EndPlay's international expansion into the European, Middle Eastern and African (EMEA) market MarketWire

gymTOOLKIT Supports Preventative Maintenance of Fitness Facilities Onboard U.S. Aircraft Carriers
Green Fitness Equipment Co., developer of innovative preventative maintenance solutions for fitness equipment, is pleased to announce the gymTOOLKIT has been tested and selected by the U.S. Navy to maintain "at sea" fleet gyms. The gymTOOLKIT enables military personnel to stay in tip top shape onboard their ships. "The gymTOOLKIT fits perfectly into the preventative maintenance programs of the U MarketWire

Alice.com Announces the Everyday Insights Data Program to Offer a Unique View Into Household Spending
With its intimate knowledge of how much money Americans are spending on household products, e-commerce site Alice.com (www.alice.com) today launches a data program to provide an in-depth look into national household purchase trends. Alice MarketWire

Oracle Launches Oracle Insurance Claims Adjudication for Health
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City of Long Beach Selects Oracle Utilities Solutions to Deploy Next-Generation Billing System and Improve Customer Support
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RagingWire Successfully Completes PCI Data Security Standard Validation
RagingWire Data Centers, the nation's premier data center provider, announced today that it has successfully validated compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). The PCI DSS compliance assessment was conducted over an extended period of time. MarketWire

RagingWire Earns EPA's ENERGY STAR(R) for Superior Energy Efficiency
RagingWire Data Centers, the nation's premier data center provider, announced today that its original Sacramento data center (CA1) has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) ENERGY STAR certification MarketWire

Newest RagingWire Sacramento Data Center Achieves LEED Gold Certification
RagingWire Data Centers, the nation's premier data center provider, announced today that its second Sacramento, California, data center has been awarded LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED is the primary standard for the design, construction, and operation of environmentally friendly data centers. MarketWire

zColo Adds Colocation and Interconnection Services to Downtown Chicago
zColo, a Zayo Group company, announces it is opening a facility in downtown Chicago, located at 600 South Federal St to deliver colocation and interconnection services. This will be zColo's first location in downtown Chicago and 13th facility in the U.S MarketWire

Qualys Expands Popular FreeScan Service for SMBs
Qualys Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based IT security and compliance management solutions, today announced the availability of its new and improved FreeScan service to help small and medium businesses (SMBs) audit and protect their web sites from security vulnerabilities and malware infections MarketWire

Green Hills Software Announces New USGv6 Support
Green Hills Software, the largest independent vendor of embedded software solutions, today announces new US Government IPv6 (USGv6) support for its INTEGRITY® real time operating system (RTOS) and Platform for Secure Networking. Green Hills Software is the first RTOS provider to announce this support. MarketWire

NewTek Unveils TriCaster(TM) Certified Operator Program
NewTek today introduced a certified operator program for live video producers who use TriCaster™. Live video production experts can qualify for the program by completing and passing the certified operator exam. The 75-question multiple choice and multiple response exam covers nine skill and knowledge areas MarketWire

Bizzingo, Inc., Social Media Company, Announces David Shamouelian as a New Board Member
Bizzingo, Inc. (OTCBB: BIZZ), a global social media company, has announced the appointment of David Shamouelian as a new board member. MarketWire

New Brand Engagement Platform Empowers the World's "Doers" to Turn Ideas Into Action
Anthem Worldwide, the brand development division of Schawk (NYSE: SGK), announced that it helped Lenovo create and launch The Do Network, a new social media-fueled brand engagement platform that empowers the world's "doers" to turn their ideas into action. MarketWire

Oak Street Funding Partners With GroupSource to Provide Savings to Insurance Agents and Brokers
Oak Street Funding (www.oakstreetfunding.com), the nation's leading commission-based lender for insurance professionals, announced a new partnership with GroupSource that will deliver savings to insurance agents and brokers on business supplies and services MarketWire

EnerGov Launches EnerGov 365(TM) Cloud-Based Service
EnerGov Solutions, a leading provider of government software solutions, launched its newest cloud service, EnerGov 365™, within the US market today. The service consists of online versions of EnerGov Permitting & Land Management, Licensing & Regulatory Management, Asset Management and Citizen Relationship Management (CRM) software suites. MarketWire

Genesis Casket Begins Production at Indianapolis Plant
Casket manufacturer Genesis Casket Company has begun production at its plant in Indianapolis -- less than twelve months from the date it first announced that it would locate in the Hoosier state. Genesis joins a number of other companies which have located in Indiana in the past year. MarketWire

PayGo Electric(TM) to Begin Prepaid Electric Service Collaboration With Major Utility
PayGo Electric™ today announced a pilot program with Georgia Power to study the commercial feasibility of providing the option of a prepaid electric service to the company's existing and future customers MarketWire

Trendy Winter Manicures: Skincare-News.com Presents Hot Nail Polish Fashions
This season's nail trends are plentiful: crackle polish, beautiful neutral grays or bolder nails that make a statement. The latest article by Skincare-News.com Winter's Hottest Nail Fashions helps women learn how to achieve some of the most popular nail trends of the season, which shades are the most flattering and how to choose wardrobe pieces that complement the perfect manicure. MarketWire

Quantum Capital Fund Launches $200M Fund in the U.S.
Quantum Capital Fund (QCF), a multi-staged venture capital firm, today announced that it has officially launched a $200 million fund in the U.S. Founded in South Africa in 2004 by Julian Pencilliah, QCF provides direct investments and business expertise to organizations operating across the information technology, online media and Internet-related sectors. QCF's first U.S MarketWire

Chicago Police Department Upgrades to New TASER X2
In the news release, "Chicago Police Department Upgrades to New TASER X2," issued earlier today by TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TASR), we are advised by the company that the second bullet point should read "The Pennsylvania State Police (PA) ordered 1,308 X26s with extended warranties; 10,464 TASER® cartridges; and related accessories MarketWire

Market Research Projects the Cardiac Assist Devices Market at $1.4 Billion by 2017
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Cardiac Assist Devices Market to 2017 - Increasing Uptake of Ventricular Assist Devices and Total Artificial Heart to Drive Growth," to their collection of Medical Devices market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/GBI-Research-v3759/Cardiac-Assist-Devices-Increasing-Uptake-6746082/ MarketWire

Accelerating 3G Adoption Sees Tier 1 South East Asian Operator Increase Redknee Investment
Redknee Solutions, Inc. (TSX: RKN), a leading provider of business-critical billing and charging software and solutions for communications service providers, is pleased to announce that it has signed a significant capacity expansion deal that will see a Tier 1 South East Asian operator increase its investment in Redknee's wholesale settlement and billing solution. MarketWire

LA Legal Administrators to Host Leading Employment Law Educational Event
250 members of the Los Angeles legal community are expected to attend the Annual Employment Law Forum, hosted by Greater Los Angeles, a Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators (GLA ALA), on Saturday, January 28 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Marriott Downtown located at 333 S. Figueroa Street in Los Angeles. MarketWire

STWA to Present Its Oil Pipeline Efficiency Technology in China
STWA, Inc. (OTCBB: ZERO) ("STWA" or the "Company"), a developer of energy efficiency technologies in the multi-billion dollar oil pipeline and diesel engine markets, today announced that the Company's Chairman and CEO, Mr MarketWire

Given Imaging to Host Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2011 Financial Results Conference Calls
Given Imaging (NASDAQ: GIVN) today announced that the company will host conference calls on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 to discuss fourth quarter and full-year 2011 financial results. The company plans to release results following the close of U.S. financial markets on Tuesday, February 14, 2012. MarketWire

GenOn Energy Announces Fourth Quarter 2011 Earnings Call
You are invited to listen to a webcast of GenOn's (NYSE: GEN) Fourth Quarter 2011 earnings call that will be broadcast live on the Internet at 9:00 a.m. Eastern on Wednesday, February 29, 2012. MarketWire

Fuel Doctor Signs Exclusive Distribution Agreement in South America
Fuel Doctor Holdings, Inc. (the "Company") (OTCBB: FDOC), a provider of innovative automotive aftermarket solutions, today announced it has signed an exclusive distribution agreement (the "Agreement") for its Platinum FD-47 power conditioner/fuel efficiency booster with Ecuador-based SENIBELLACORP, S.A MarketWire

Alert Logic Drives Accelerated Revenue Growth in 2011
Alert Logic (www.alertlogic.com), the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, today announced record growth for 2011. The Company recorded $21.4 million in GAAP revenue for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011, a 44 percent increase over the same period in 2010. This follows annual revenues of $14.9 million in 2010, which was up 42 percent over 2009. MarketWire

IBF and Clean Edge to Host 8th Annual Clean-Tech Investor Summit
International Business Forum (IBF) and Clean Edge announced today that 400 executives from more than 100 of America's leading companies and investment firms are slated to participate in the 8th Annual Clean-Tech Investor Summit on February 1-2 in Palm Springs, California to foster innovation and investment opportunities in clean technologies MarketWire

China's Power Consumption up 11.7% in 2011, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources China (Beijing, China) -- In 2011, China's accumulative social power consumption reached 4.69 trillion kilowatt-hours (kWh), an increase of 11.7% year over year. MarketWire

To Extract More Shale Gas, CONSOL Energy Boosts Natural Gas Capital Budget, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- CONSOL Energy Incorporated (NYSE:CNX) (Canonsburg, Pennsylvania) plans to increase its 2012 natural gas capital spending to $755 million, slightly more than it plans to invest in its coal business this year, the company said in a statement last week. In 2011, the energy conglomerate invested about $662 million in its U.S MarketWire

2011 a Banner Year for Braintree; Company Doubles Merchants, Triples Processing Volume
Online payments provider Braintree (www.braintreepayments.com) reached a number of milestones in 2011. The company, which powers commerce for many of the fastest-growing and most discerning Web 2.0, social and mobile businesses in the world, doubled its number of merchant customers and more than tripled its volume of transactions processed during the year MarketWire

Market Research Projects PACS Market Growth at 10% CAGR by 2017
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS) - Global Opportunity Assessment, Competitive Landscape and Market Forecasts to 2017" to their collection of Medical Imaging market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/GlobalData-v3648/Picture-Archiving-Communication-Systems-PACS-6748845/ MarketWire

BilltoMobile Launches One-Click Mobile Web
BilltoMobile, the leader in Direct Carrier Billing for mobile payments, announced today the availability of one-click processing for Mobile Web transactions on its Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) platform. This simplified payment flow makes it faster and easier for consumers to make purchases from their mobile phones without sacrificing security. MarketWire

Voxeo Corporation's Anne Bowman Joins the Chief Customer Officer Council
The Chief Customer Officer (CCO) Council, the only member-led peer-advisory network -- offering unparalleled insight and assistance into the critical issues facing CCOs -- announced today that Anne Bowman, Chief Customer Officer at Voxeo Corporation in Orlando, FL, has joined perhaps the world's most exclusive think tank for C-level business executives MarketWire

Market Research: Fusion Technology to Increase Adoption Rates of Hybrid Imaging Systems
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Diagnostic Imaging Market to 2017 - Fusion Technology to Increase Adoption Rates of Hybrid Imaging Systems," to their collection of Medical Imaging market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/GBI-Research-v3759/Diagnostic-Imaging-Fusion-Technology-Increase-6746085/ MarketWire

BrightScope Partners With Arkovi to Improve Financial Advisor Social Media Engagement
BrightScope (www.brightscope.com), a leading provider of independent financial information and investment research today announced a strategic partnership with Arkovi (www.arkovi MarketWire

STATS ChipPAC Schedules Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Results Conference Call
STATS ChipPAC Ltd. ("STATS ChipPAC" or the "Company") (SGX-ST: STATSChP), a leading semiconductor test and advanced packaging service provider, today announced it will hold a conference call with analysts and investors on Wednesday, 1 February 2012 at 9.00 am in Singapore to discuss the Company's results for the fourth quarter and full year 2011 and business outlook for the first quarter 2012. MarketWire

Voice Biometrics to Play a Key Role in Security in 2012
ValidSoft (www.validsoft.com), a global supplier of fraud prevention, authentication and transaction verification solutions and part of the Elephant Talk Group, has partnered with leading research house Opus Research to produce a report titled, Voice Biometrics Authentication Best Practices: Overcoming Obstacles to Adoption MarketWire

Astadia Joins Forces With Zuora to Accelerate Lead-to-Cash Solutions for Global Enterprises
News Astadia, the leading pure-play Cloud computing systems integrator, announced today they have joined forces with Zuora, the subscription billing and commerce leader, adding a key strategic partner to expand its Cloud solution capabilities MarketWire

Prolitec Names Kortekaas Director, Business Development for Asia Pacific
Prolitec Inc., a global provider of ambient scenting technology and services, today announced the appointment of Marijn Kortekaas as director, business development - Asia Pacific. MarketWire

BMO's Lloyd George Management Announces Three New Appointments for Frontier Markets Equity Team
Editors note: There are four photos associated with this press release. MarketWire

ON24 Accelerates Global Expansion
ON24, Inc., the global leader in webcasting and virtual event solutions, announced today the appointment of a London-based managing director, Richard Sheppard, to provide leadership as the company continues to expand its European presence. In addition, the company is announcing the opening of offices in Sydney. MarketWire

Anadarko Announces Successful Appraisal Well Offshore Ghana
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) today announced the Ntomme-2A appraisal well, located in the Deepwater Tano Block offshore the Republic of Ghana, encountered approximately 128 net feet (39 meters) of light oil pay in excellent-quality sandstone reservoirs. Fluid samples recovered from the Ntomme-2A well indicate oil of approximately 35 degrees API gravity. MarketWire

ASSEMBLY Magazine and The Boston Consulting Group Invite Nominations for 2012 'Assembly Plant of the Year'
ASSEMBLY magazine, a leading trade publication for manufacturers, and The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) today announced that nominations are being accepted for the 2012 Assembly Plant of the Year MarketWire

SEI Expands Proprietary Compliance System for Investment Managers
SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC) today announced that it has expanded its proprietary Portfolio Monitor compliance system to help money managers enhance the depth and flexibility of portfolio compliance testing in the face of ongoing regulatory changes and increasing investors demands MarketWire

Arkadin Selects Cisco Jabber as a Key Component of Its Unified Communications Offer
Arkadin, a leading provider of collaboration-as-a-service solutions, announced today that Cisco Jabber™ will be a core component of its unified communications (UC) offering MarketWire

Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show(R) Announces Best of Show Winners
Unicomm, LLC, organizers of the USA's largest series of Travel Shows, announced today the "Best of Show" winners of its record breaking Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show® held at the Long Beach Convention Center, January 14 and 15. MarketWire

eFax Expands Services in Another 11 Countries
eFax®, a provider of cloud-based fax services since 1995 and a brand of j2 Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: JCOM), has expanded its international presence by adding websites in seven new languages (Brazilian Portuguese, Hindi, Korean, Mandarin, Danish, Swedish, Romanian) to join the other languages already supported (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese) MarketWire

Golden Phoenix JV Partner Scorpio Gold Intersects 12.20 Meters Grading 3.99 g/t Gold Followed by 7.62 Meters Grading 3.71 g/t Gold on Mary Zone, Mineral Ridge Project
Golden Phoenix Minerals, Inc. ("Golden Phoenix") (OTCBB: GPXM) joint venture partner Scorpio Gold announces the intersection of 12.20 meters grading 3.99 g/t gold followed by 7.62 meters grading 3.71 g/t Gold on the Mary Zone at the Mineral Ridge Gold Project in Nevada. MarketWire

Talvivaara Mining Company Plc Uranium Permitting Update 18 January 2012
Stock Exchange Release GlobeNewswire

VOLTA FINANCE - SCRIP DIVIDEND RESULT
NOT FOR RELEASE, DISTRIBUTION OR PUBLICATION, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES GlobeNewswire

Solteq Plc: SHARE REPURCHASE 18.1.2012
Solteq Plc        ANNOUNCEMENT          18.1.2012 GlobeNewswire

Carlson and Rezidor establish the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
Carlson Hotels and Rezidor to go to market and do business as the "Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group". GlobeNewswire

Stonesoft receives certification by French security agency ANSSI
Helsinki, Finland - 18 January 2012- Network security vendor Stonesoft today announced its Stonesoft Firewall network security solution has obtained the CSPN (Certification de Sécurité de Premier Niveau) ) certification delivered by ANSSI (French Network and Information Security Agency) in France GlobeNewswire

Haglöfs and Hellner are now friends
Haglöfs welcomes Swedish cross-country skiing champion Marcus Hellner into their team of Haglöfs Friends. Hellner's genuine interest in the outdoors and his experience as an athlete are two of the cornerstones in a collaboration which aims to develop new products for Haglöfs high-pulse activities range - Haglöfs Intense. GlobeNewswire

Alma Media: Annual summary 2011
Alma Media Corporation Stock Exchange Release January 18, 2012 at 10.15 EET GlobeNewswire

Basware acquires German e-Invoice network operator
Basware acquires German e-Invoice network operator GlobeNewswire

CAMPOSOL HOLDING PLC CONSIDERS POSSIBLE DEBT ISSUANCE
Camposol Holding Plc is currently considering a possible debt issuance, potentially in the debt capital markets, to refinance its current financial debt.Camposol will issue more detailed disclosure in due course should it choose to pursue such a refinancing. For further information, please contact: GlobeNewswire

Novartis receives approval for Lucentis® and launches Galvus® in China, two innovative therapies that support public health goals
Novartis International AG /Novartis receives approval for Lucentis® and launches Galvus® in China, two innovative therapies that support public health goals . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

IQE plc : Year end trading update
Year on year growth in sales and profits GlobeNewswire

Odfjell SE : Invitation to Fourth Quarter Presentation 2011
Odfjell SE's fourth quarter results 2011 will be released Wednesday 8th of February 2012 and will be published on Oslo Stock Exchange at www.newsweb.no and on www.odfjell.com A presentation will be held the same day at 14:00 CET at DNB, Stranden 21 at Aker Brygge, Oslo. The presentation and subsequent Q&A will be held in Norwegian GlobeNewswire

SOLIDIUM OY'S JULY-DECEMBER 2011 HALF YEAR REPORT
Solidium's investment yield was -14.9% for the six-month review period and -18 GlobeNewswire

Prophecy Coal (TSX:PCY) (OTCQX:PRPCF) Receives Positive Feasibility Study for 600 MegaWatt Chandgana Mine-Mouth Power Project in Central Mongolia - Video Summary Posted on www.Investmentpitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, January 18, 2012 - Prophecy Coal (TSX:PCY) (OTCQX:PRPCF) (Frankfurt:1P2)  has received a positive feasibility study for the company's 600 MegaWatt Chandgana Mine-Mouth Power Project in Central Mongolia. GlobeNewswire

Marathon Petroleum Corporation to Announce 2011 Fourth-Quarter and Year-End Financial Results Feb. 1
FINDLAY, Ohio, Jan. 18, 2012 - Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC) announced today that it will host a conference call on Wednesday, Feb. 1, at 10 a.m. EDT to provide an update on company operations and to discuss 2011 fourth-quarter and year-end financial results, which will be released earlier that day. GlobeNewswire

Hydro curtails production in Kurri Kurri, Australia
Norsk Hydro ASA has decided to curtail one of three production lines at its Kurri Kurri aluminium plant in Australia. The decision follows a consultation process with the local employees."Kurri Kurri is in a tough spot, and we need to take swift actions to reduce losses. Operation under current conditions is not sustainable GlobeNewswire

TGS Announces Plans to Commence 3D Multi-client Survey Offshore Angola
HOUSTON (18 January 2012) - TGS has reached final agreement with Sonangol E.P. to commence acquisition of a 3D multi-client survey covering nearly 12,500 km2 offshore Angola.The survey will initially commence over blocks 36 and 37 in late January, then continue over block 35 with acquisition scheduled to complete during Q3 2012 GlobeNewswire

Copeinca: NOTIFICATION OF TRADE
On 18 January, Copeinca Peru purchased 8,735 shares of Copeinca ASA at an average rate of NOK 36.8971. GlobeNewswire

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