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SEBI to review Initial Public Offers
Indian market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has decided to have a relook at the entire process of raising funds via initial public offerings. ANI

Google slammed for violating own rules with 'garbage' posts promoting Chrome
Google has come under fire for violating its own anti-spam rules by sponsoring hundreds of blog postings in order to promote its web browser Chrome. ANI

Schiphol Welcomes Chinese Passengers
From early January 2012 Schiphol will welcome all Chinese passengers to Schiphol with a Chinese version of the "Schiphol app." Upon arrival at Schiphol hostesses will welcome Chinese passengers to Schiphol in Mandarin. They will they receive a list of various English and Dutch words translated in Mandarin ACN Newswire

Fifth Asian Financial Forum to Take Place this Month
Some 1,800 business and government leaders from around the world are expected to take part in the Asian Financial Forum, 16-17 January, at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Under the theme "Asia: Driving Sustainable Growth," the forum'sfifth edition will focus on opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region ACN Newswire

Mascotte Holdings Announces Results of Special General Meeting (SGM)
Mascotte Holdings Limited (HKSE:0136), an investment holding company listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange since 1997, is primarily engaged in the business of manufacturing solar grade polysilicon, announced that all resolutions proposed at the SGM held today were duly passed. Specifically, the shareholders passed resolutions approving:1 ACN Newswire

Showa Denko Completes Transfer of Automotive Air-Conditioner Heat Exchanger Business
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) completed the transfer of its automotive air-conditioner heat exchanger business to Keihin Corp. (Keihin) on January 1, 2012 by transferring 60% of shares in Thermal Technology Corp.SDK first announced on June 6, 2011 that it signed a final agreement on the transfer with Keihin and that the transfer would take effect in October 2011 ACN Newswire

Indian SEC Chief Sinha: China Investors Look to India
Indian infrastructure can expect about US$1 trillion worth of investment from China's next Five-Year Programme, with about half emerging from private sector investors, according to U.K. Sinha, Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India ACN Newswire

Independence Gold Corp. (TSXV:IGO) Begins Trading on the TSX Venture Exchange - Video Summary Posted on www.InvestmentPitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, January 3, 2012 - Independence Gold Corp. begins trading on the TSX Venture Exchange, under the symbol IGO.InvestmentPitch.com has produced a ""video news alert"" which provides a brief overview of Independence Gold Corp. and their projects. If this link is not enabled, please visit www.InvestmentPitch.com and enter ""Independence"" in the search box ACN Newswire

Deploy Technologies Inc. (CNSX:DEP) Begins Trading on Canadian National Stock Exchange (CNSX) - Video Summary Posted on www.InvestmentPitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, January 3, 2012 - Deploy Technologies Inc. begins trading on Canadian National Stock Exchange (CNSX), under the symbol DEP.InvestmentPitch.com has produced a ""video news alert"" which provides a brief overview of Deploy Technologies and their products. If this link is not enabled, please visit www.InvestmentPitch.com and enter ""Deploy"" in the search box ACN Newswire

Ashland Inc. completes previously announced sale of synlubes business within its Water Technologies unit
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 4, 2012COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today said that its subsidiary, Hercules Incorporated, has completed the previously announced sale of its aviation and refrigerant lubricants business, a polyol/ester-based synlubes business, to Calumet Missouri, LLC, an assignee of Monument Chemicals Inc. The purchase price was not disclosed ACN Newswire

UPDATE: Waller Lansden Announces Eight New Partners
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP today announced the election of eight attorneys to the partnership: MarketWire

ConvenientPower Launches Next Wave of Wireless Power Innovations at CES 2012
ConvenientPower today announced they will launch several new wireless power innovations at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show, which starts Monday, January 9th, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada MarketWire

Corporate Lending Center -- Reinventing the Commercial Financing Industry
Corporate Lending Center is a global enterprise funding an array of businesses; ranging from start-ups to large businesses. The U.S. debt crisis and downgrade by Standard and Poor's is far from over. In the midst of this economic and financial crisis, commercial banks have been holding back capital, thus limiting new commercial loans MarketWire

TranSwitch's HDplay(TM) Transceiver IC Powers Universal Microelectronics' High Definition and High Speed Video Switching U-HD1080S
TranSwitch Corporation (NASDAQ: TXCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions in the rapidly growing consumer electronics and telecommunications markets, today announced that the Company's TXC-44144 HDplay™ transceiver integrated circuit (IC) has been selected by Universal Microelectronics Co.(UMEC) for the U-HD1080S video switch product MarketWire

Macey Bankruptcy Law Sponsors The Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago's First Golf Outing
Jeffrey Aleman, Senior Partner with Macey Bankruptcy Law, is pleased to donate both funds and time to support The Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago's First Golf Outing. MarketWire

Large Australian Solution Provider Exclusively Offers Wavelink Terminal Emulation for Host Connectivity
Wavelink Corporation (www.wavelink.com) today announced that Gamma Solutions, an enterprise mobility solution provider in Australia and recently appointed Wavelink Platinum partner, will bundle Wavelink Terminal Emulation (TE) with mobile device sales by default across multiple hardware platforms and vendors MarketWire

Reed's, Inc. Strengthens Partnership With Major Distributor UNFI
Reed's, Inc. (NASDAQ: REED), maker of the top-selling sodas in natural food stores nationwide, today announced an enhanced partnership with United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI) (NASDAQ: UNFI) by joining UNFI's preferred supplier program, ClearVue. MarketWire

Sun Healthcare Group, Inc. Announces 2012 Guidance
Sun Healthcare Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SUNH) today reaffirmed its 2011 updated financial guidance and established its outlook for 2012. The Company believes that its 2011 adjusted EBITDAR and diluted earnings per share will be at the high end of the previously announced range MarketWire

Spring Into "Head-to-Toe" Dansko at Scrubs & Beyond
The Scrubs & Beyond spring catalog is on its way and will be in home starting this week! Scrubs & Beyond, a leader in the medical apparel industry, is very excited and has teamed up with Dansko to unveil a new line of stretch scrubs MarketWire

HDA's New 2012 Luxury Magazine On-Sale Today
HDA, Inc., a St. Louis-based home plans publisher, book distributor and retail merchandiser, is excited to announce the release of its newest issue of Luxury Home Plans. This is the sixth installment for the annual magazine that features 101 draw-dropping home plans from the nation's top designers and architects MarketWire

Perceptron, Inc. to Present at January 9, 2012 Sidoti Annual Microcap Conference
Perceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRCP) today announced that Harry Rittenour, President and CEO, and Jack Lowry, CFO, will present to institutional investors and analysts at the Annual Sidoti Microcap Conference, to be held on January 9, 2012, at The Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. MarketWire

The Little Gym Suggests Three "Parenting Resolutions" for the New Year
Each New Year is a new opportunity for people to focus on making positive changes in their lifestyle, exercise and diet habits. For families, there is another reason to make and stick with these types of healthy resolutions: the choices that parents and caregivers make have a direct effect on their children's current and future health, too. MarketWire

Fisher Interactive Network and Opanga Partner to Launch Enhanced Mobile Video Apps
Fisher Interactive Network, part of Fisher Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSCI), today announces an agreement with Opanga Networks Inc. to launch groundbreaking new technology that delivers high-quality video mobile news applications to consumers. The initial launch will be for KOMOnews.com in Seattle and Fisher will add markets over the course of the year MarketWire

REE International in Advanced Negotiations to Acquire Mining Property in Bolivia
REE International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: REEI) (the "Company"), a U.S. based mineral exploration company focused on the exploration and production of rare earth elements, today announces it anticipates signing a letter of intent within the next 30 days to purchase a tantalum producing property located in the country of Bolivia. MarketWire

FiberMax and Stoneville Put Latest Variety Information in Farmers' Hands
In the latest example of how Bayer CropScience strives to give farmers, consultants and seed dealers better tools to make the best FiberMax® and Stoneville® cotton variety selection, two new apps are being introduced in time for the 2012 planting season. With the Variety Selector Tool™ and Seed Planner™, users will have seed management decision tools in two convenient apps. MarketWire

CytoSorbents Corporation to Present at the OneMedForum 2012 Finance Conference
CytoSorbents Corporation (OTCBB: CTSO), a critical care focused company using blood purification to treat life-threatening illnesses, announced that Dr. Phillip Chan, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the OneMedForum 2012 Emerging Company Finance Conference on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 in San Francisco at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel. Dr MarketWire

NuVasive to Present at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference
NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA), a medical device company focused on developing minimally disruptive surgical products and procedures for the spine, announced today that Alex Lukianov, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference at the Westin St MarketWire

ISTA Pharmaceuticals Announces Preliminary 2011 Revenue Results; Provides 2012 Financial Guidance and Updates Key Pipeline Milestones
ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISTA) today announced during its 2012 Guidance and Pipeline Update webcast/conference call that it expects to achieve 2011 net revenues above $160 million and expects to be profitable in 2011 for the second consecutive year on an adjusted cash net income basis, according to preliminary unaudited estimates. MarketWire

Vytran Releases New Optical Fiber Stripper
Vytran, an innovative supplier of optical fiber splicing and processing solutions, introduces "SAS-400," an optical fiber stripper that uses hot sulfuric acid to remove the protective coating from a fiber while maintaining the fiber's intrinsic strength MarketWire

New Startup Listener Driven Radio Increases Radio Station Ratings and Revenue Using Innovative Software in Nine of the Top Ten USA Media Markets
A new innovator in the media industry, Listener Driven Radio (LDR) (www.ldrradio.com), is reinventing radio by giving listeners control of their favorite radio stations through the web. Radio listeners using the LDR platform can vote and control which songs play in real time, sign up for alerts when their favorite songs play and share their favorite songs on Facebook. MarketWire

Nexark, Inc. Announces Voluntary Product Recall of Its AC Adapter for Sabrent SATA/IDE Hard Drive Enclosures
Editors Note: There is 1 photo associated with this press release. Name of Product: AC Adapter for Sabrent SATA/IDE Hard Drive Enclosure. Hazard: The affected products have not been tested to determine whether they are compliant with the Canadian Standards for product safety and may pose a safety. Incidents/Injuries: No injuries have been reported MarketWire

NuPathe to Present at Biotech Showcase 2012
NuPathe Inc. (NASDAQ: PATH), an emerging biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of branded therapeutics for diseases of the central nervous system, today announced that Jane Hollingsworth, chief executive officer, will present a company overview at Biotech Showcase 2012 on Wednesday, January 11, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. EST MarketWire

Life-Sized Houston Texan Cake Being Created to Inspire Fans at Bridal Extravaganza Show
Nothing would be tastier than a victory on Saturday, but the folks at the Houston Bridal Extravaganza are creating something almost as sweet -- a life-sized cake sculpture of a Houston Texan player. MarketWire

How to Avoid Scams and Protect Privacy on Facebook(R): Tips From the Experts at Support.com
With 800 million active users, there is no better place on the web other than Facebook for scammers, phishers, clickjackers, and all other species of Internet villains, perfectly illustrated with last month's barrage of p*rn image attacks and recent social spam scams. MarketWire

Woodward Amends and Extends Revolving Credit Facility
Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ: WWD) today announced that it successfully amended its revolving credit agreement to extend the maturity and increase the size of the facility. The facility's maturity has been extended five years to January 2017. The borrowing capacity has been increased from $225 million to $400 million MarketWire

Aldila, Inc. Announces Appointment of New Director
ALDILA, INC. (OTCQX: ALDA) (PINKSHEETS: ALDA) announced today that Peter H. Kamin has been appointed to its Board of Directors. MarketWire

Insulet Corporation to Present at the 30th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference
Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ: PODD), the leader in tubeless insulin pump technology with its OmniPod® Insulin Management System, today announced the Company will participate in the 30th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco. Management is scheduled to present an overview of the Company on Tuesday, January 10, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. PT (5:00 p.m MarketWire

Superseal Realigns Manufacturing and Distribution Operations
Hurd Windows and Doors announced that its subsidiary Superseal Windows and Doors converted its South Plainfield, NJ manufacturing facility to a distribution and service center on January 3, 2012. The move is part of the company's plan, which began in early 2011, to centralize its manufacturing capability in its facility in Merrill, Wisconsin, near Superseal's parent company Hurd. MarketWire

Zumiez Inc. Reports December 2011 Sales Results
Zumiez Inc. (NASDAQ: ZUMZ), a leading specialty retailer of action sports related apparel, footwear, equipment and accessories, today announced that total net sales for the five-week period ended December 31, 2011 increased 18.1% to $104.6 million, compared to $88.5 million for the five-week period ended January 1, 2011. The Company's comparable store sales increased 10 MarketWire

Quidel to Present at 30th Annual J.P. Morgan Health Care Conference
Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ: QDEL), a leading provider of rapid diagnostic testing solutions and cellular-based virology assays, announced today that it will present at the 30th Annual J.P. Morgan Health Care Conference to be held at The Westin St. Francis hotel in San Francisco, California on Wednesday, January 11, 2012. MarketWire

ISTA Pharmaceuticals Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Study of BEPOSONE(TM) (Bepotastine Besilate - Steroid Combination Nasal Spray) for the Treatment of Symptoms Associated With Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis
ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISTA) today announced it has initiated a Phase 2 clinical study of its BEPOSONE™ nasal spray combining bepotastine besilate with a steroid for the treatment of symptoms associated with seasonal allergic rhinitis, the inflammation of the nasal passages caused by allergies MarketWire

Mario Chamorro Announced His Resignation as CorpBanca's CEO
On December 29, 2011, Mr. Mario Chamorro announced his resignation as Chief Executive Officer of CorpBanca (NYSE: BCA). Mr. Chamorro has been CEO between 2001 and 2003 and from 2006 until 2011. Mr. Alvaro Saieh, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank, publicly expressed his gratitude to Mr. Chamorro for his support, commitment, discipline and leadership as CorpBanca's CEO. MarketWire

FormFactor to Present at the 14th Annual Needham Growth Conference
FormFactor, Inc. (NASDAQ: FORM) is pleased to announce its participation in the 14th Annual Needham Growth Conference at the New York Palace Hotel on January 10, 2012, 8:00 am Eastern Standard Time. MarketWire

Bayer CropScience Announces Liberty Herbicide to Replace Ignite Herbicide for LibertyLink Crops
Bayer CropScience announced today during a media briefing at the 2012 Beltwide Cotton Conferences (#BWCC12) that the global brand Liberty® herbicide will replace the Ignite® herbicide brand for use on LibertyLink® crops in the U.S. market starting in the 2012 crop season. MarketWire

Silver's Average Annual Price for 2011 a Record High
The average annual silver price for 2011 of $35.12 per ounce set a record for the white metal, a staggering 74% gain over the 2010 average annual price of $20.19 per ounce. MarketWire

Wednesday Watch List: North Springs Resources Corp., Citigroup Inc., Bank of America, Atrinsic Inc., Ford Motor Co., General Electric Co.
RocketAlerts.com is a leading edge investment newsletter which provides you with real-time tracking data on the hottest stocks in the market. Our Stock Vector and Trajectory Analysis Team will tell you not only where the stocks are going and when they will get there but also how they're going to get there so that you can gain a tactical advantage and effectively plot a winning investment course. MarketWire

Barg Coffin Names Kathryn Oehlschlager Partner
Barg Coffin Lewis & Trapp, LLP attorney Kathryn L. Oehlschlager is elevated to partner effective Jan. 1. MarketWire

The Lodge at Woodloch Offers a Selection of Cabin Fever Remedies This Winter
Along with the winter season often comes the desire to "hunker down," eat large amounts of comfort foods, hibernate and avoid the outdoors whenever possible. The Lodge at Woodloch, destination spa resort, is committed to providing guests with a juxtaposition of the norm MarketWire

Digital Ally to Present at Sidoti's Semi-Annual New York Micro-Cap Conference
Digital Ally, Inc. (NASDAQ: DGLY), which develops, manufactures and markets advanced video surveillance products for law enforcement, homeland security and commercial applications, today announced that it will be presenting at the Sidoti & Company 2012 Semi-Annual New York Micro-Cap Conference on January 9, 2012. The Conference will be held at The Grand Hyatt in New York City. MarketWire

Tech Council of Maryland Promotes Brian Levine to Vice President of Government Relations
The Tech Council of Maryland (TCM), Maryland's largest technology trade association, announced today that Brian Levine was promoted to vice president of government relations. Levine, who was previously TCM's senior director of government relations, will continue to lead the association's advocacy and policy development efforts in Annapolis and Washington, D.C. MarketWire

Ceradyne, Inc. to Webcast Presentation to Analysts and Institutional Investors
Ceradyne, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDN) will webcast a presentation -- entitled Ceradyne - Energized for Growth -- to be given to analysts and institutional investors at an Investment Reception at The New York Palace Hotel at 3:30 p.m. EST on January 9, 2012. MarketWire

Dime Community Bancshares to Release Earnings on January 26, 2012
Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: DCOM) (the "Company"), the parent company of The Dime Savings Bank of Williamsburgh ("Dime"), today announced that the Company expects to release its earnings for the quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2011 after the close of the U.S. equity markets on Thursday, January 26, 2012. MarketWire

Office of Innovation Unveiled at Kelly Services, Inc.
Capitalizing on its success in creating customized workforce solutions for its global customers, Kelly Services® (NASDAQ: KELYA) (NASDAQ: KELYB) has established an Office of Innovation to define the next generation of solutions that will differentiate Kelly in the marketplace. MarketWire

TicketNetwork Advisory -- Clippers Tickets Gaining Popularity in Los Angeles
Ever since moving to Los Angeles in 1984, the Clippers have been known across the NBA as the city's "other" team behind the Lakers. But since the team traded for superstar Chris Paul, they have seen increased popularity with the average price for Clippers tickets jumping by nearly 55% over last season.* MarketWire

'Webs of Fate' Shares Back Story in Fashion/Mystery Series
Darlene Quinn's newest novel, "Webs of Fate" (www.darlenequinn.net), takes readers into the high-fashion retail scene of mid-1980s California for mystery, romance and high-level corporate power plays. MarketWire

Already a Must See Attraction in Las Vegas, The Dezer Collection Expands to a 25,000 Square Foot Space
Talk about fast and furious -- since opening in early 2011, The Dezer Collection (www.dezercollection.com) has quickly become a dynamic must see part of the ever happening retro and custom car culture in Las Vegas. MarketWire

Waller Lansden Announces Ten New Partners
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, Nashville's oldest and largest law firm, today announced the election of 10 attorneys to the partnership: MarketWire

Dresner Partners Names Mitchell Stern Managing Director, Healthcare Investment Banking
Dresner Partners announced today that it has named Mitchell Stern as Managing Director, Healthcare Investment Banking. Mr. Stern will be responsible for expanding Dresner's healthcare and medtech practice. He will be located in New York City. MarketWire

Developing Corporate Agility Is Focus of 'Wheel$pin' by Mike Richardson
In his new book, "Wheel$pin: The Agile Executive's Manifesto: Accelerate Your Growth, Leverage Your Value, Beat Your Competition," (www.mydrivingseat.com), author Mike Richardson, former director of the Aerospace Division of Top 100 British corporation Spirent PLC, explains corporate agility and how it can help companies thrive no matter what the state of the economy. MarketWire

Howard Alan Events Presents Boca's Top Outdoor Art Festival Returning January 14 - 15, 2012
The country's top artists will converge upon The Shops at Boca Center in Boca Raton for a celebration of the arts January 14 - 15, 2012. These talented artists, selected among hundreds of applicants, will be displaying their finest work including their newest creations MarketWire

Woodbridge Group Is Now Woodbridge International
With more closings of cross-border deals and a steady increase in new international mandates, Woodbridge Group has changed its name to Woodbridge International to better reflect its international reach and cross-border transaction activity. Woodbridge International will continue to serve middle-market clients in North America, as well as those throughout Latin America, Europe, China and India. MarketWire

PBS Introduces Its First Cross-Country Competition Series "Market Wars" (Working Title) Coming Summer/Fall 2012
PBS today unveiled a new competition series from the producers of ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: MARKET WARS (w.t.), a 20-episode series, airing summer/fall 2012, that gives audiences a lesson in the bare-knuckles business of scoring a bargain MarketWire

buySAFE and MarketLive Partner to Help Online Merchants Increase Conversion, Customer Satisfaction, Buyer Loyalty & Website Profitability
buySAFE, Inc., a leading provider of conversion and customer satisfaction programs for ecommerce merchants, and MarketLive, a leader in eCommerce software and solutions, today announced a partnership to integrate buySAFE Guaranteed into MarketLive's on-demand ecommerce platform allowing customers to try buySAFE risk free and with zero cost for the implementation MarketWire

RFaxis Pure-CMOS RFeIC RFX2401C Enables AirMicro's Best-in-Class ZigBee Modules for Smart Meters and Wireless Sensor Networks
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New Tailored Weight Loss Program, Mobanu Maximizes Fat Burning
Athlete and entrepreneur Don Ochs' new Mobanu Integrated Weight Loss Solution (www.mobanu.com) is a patent-pending system that allows users to create a customized diet and exercise plan tailored to their individual genetics. MarketWire

Chelsea Therapeutics Selects StayinFront for New CRM Initiative
StayinFront, Inc., a leading global provider of customer relationship management systems and mobile sales force effectiveness tools, announced today that Chelsea Therapeutics has selected the StayinFront TouchRx mobile platform for their new sales force. Management will use StayinFront EdgeRx®, StayinFront's SaaS-based CRM and analytics solution, to monitor and manage field performance. MarketWire

Local Woman Goes for the Gold at Chukchansi Gold
Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino announced San Jaunita Espinosa of Fresno, CA, has struck gold by winning a $73,493 jackpot on the progressive penny slot machine Loco Loot™ by Aristocrat. After playing for only less than an hour San Jaunita will look into a brighter future as she anticipates the opportunity of paying off her home mortgage. MarketWire

Judge David Waxse and Leading E-Discovery Experts to Present as Exterro Kicks Off Its 2012 Webcast Series
Exterro®, the leading provider of workflow-driven electronic discovery software, is hosting two new educational webcasts on January 12 and January 18. The new webcasts, featuring Judge David Waxse and other leading e-discovery experts, explore e-discovery case law, best practices and trends for 2012 as follows: MarketWire

Satori Software Offers Industry's First Unlimited Walk Sequence Processing Service
Satori Software today announced the immediate availability of an Unlimited Walk Sequence processing add-on for its Bulk Mailer® desktop mailing software. Now, for one flat annual price, mailers can append Walk Sequence data to all their mailing lists, which makes it possible to achieve greater postal discounts. MarketWire

DynTek and Union Bank, N.A. Announce New Lending Facility and Commercial Banking Relationship
DynTek, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: DYNE), a leading provider of professional technology services, and Union Bank, N.A., a full-service commercial bank, today announced the companies have entered into a new three-year $15 million revolving line of credit and commercial banking relationship. MarketWire

enXco and KCP&L Sign Power Purchase Agreement for 100.8 MW Spearville 3 Wind Energy Project
enXco, an EDF Energies Nouvelles Company, and KCP&L have entered into a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for a 100.8 megawatt wind energy facility to be built in Ford County, Kansas, 17 miles northeast of Dodge City. The agreement was finalized in November 2011. MarketWire

Ink-O-Dem(R) Printer Ink Refills Taking 85,000 Ohio College Students by Storm
Ink-O-Dem, the explosive growth leader of integrated inkjet cartridge refilling and testing solutions for university and retail environments, today announced it has installed its highly popular Cartridge Refilling System at the College Book Store serving Ohio University to meet a demand for affordable, green, integrated printer ink refilling services MarketWire

XRX International Entertainment Holding Group, Inc. Acquires Ameriscott Homes, Inc.
XRX International Entertainment Holding Group, Inc. ("XRXH") (PINKSHEETS: XRXH) announced today that it has acquired Ameriscott Homes, Inc. ("Ameriscott"), www.ameriscotthomes.com, subject to the terms and conditions of a stock purchase agreement, which will result in Ameriscott becoming a wholly owned subsidiary of XRXH. MarketWire

NCSBN Launches New Resources on Social Media and Networking for Nurses
The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN®) has created a variety of new resources to educate nurses about professional boundaries in a social networking environment. A video and a brochure based upon NCSBN's white paper A Nurse's Guide to the Use of Social Media, which can be accessed at https://www.ncsbn.org/Social_Media.pdf, are now available on NCSBN's website. MarketWire

Five Industry Experts Join Berkeley Research Group's Health Analytics Practice
Berkeley Research Group has expanded its Health Analytics practice with the arrival of five senior professionals, further bolstering the firm's considerable health care consulting expertise. The new professionals are Lance Robinson and Jason Beirne, based in BRG's Baltimore office; Rick LaForge and Amy Showalter, based in Tampa; and Kevin Hamilton, based in Seattle. MarketWire

Largest Shell Transformer Made in the U.S. Completed and Shipped
Efacec Power Transformers Inc. has successfully shipped the largest shell transformer made in the U.S. in more than 20 years. The electrical transformer has the unique feature that it can be delivered in four pieces, overcoming significant transportation restrictions. MarketWire

Ablynx Announces Webcast of Its Presentation at the 30th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference
Ablynx [Euronext Brussels: ABLX] todayannounced that it plans to webcast its corporate presentation at the 30(th)Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, 11 January 2012 at03:30p.m. PST / 00:30 a.m. CET. MarketWire

C2Call Adds Conference Calling and Group Messaging to FriendCaller
C2Call, the pioneer for Java-based VoIP calls via the browser, today announced the introduction of FriendCaller Groups, a new feature that supports conference calling and group instant messaging via FriendCaller for iPhone®, FriendCaller for Android™ and the FriendCaller WebPhone. MarketWire

Two Veteran Executives Further Strengthen the Harlan Management Committee
Harlan Laboratories Inc., a leading contract research organization and research models and services company, announced today that Doug Vaughan has been recruited as Chief Financial Officer and David Broecker will join the company as President, Research Models & Services (RMS). Both will report to Hans Thunem, CEO of Harlan Laboratories, and be a part of the Management Committee. MarketWire

Pacific Eye Specialists Selects the SRS EHR for Its 10 Providers and 3 Office Locations
SRS, the leader in productivity-enhancing EHR technology and services for high-performance physicians, today announced that Pacific Eye Specialists has selected the SRS EHR for its 10 providers. With offices in San Francisco and Daly City, California, Pacific Eye Specialists provides quality ophthalmic care to patients in the Bay Area. MarketWire

BlogHer Announces Second Annual BlogHer Entrepreneurs Conference, Hosted by Mobile Workstyles Leader Citrix
BlogHer, Inc., the premium cross-platform media network and publisher for women, announced today the second annual BlogHer Entrepreneurs Conference, taking place March 22-23, 2012 in Silicon Valley, and made possible by host sponsor, Citrix Systems, Inc. MarketWire

Brenham Oil & Gas Corp. Invited to Negotiate Production Sharing Contracts in West Africa
Brenham Oil & Gas Corp. (OTCBB: BRHM) ("Brenham"), a subsidiary of American International Industries, Inc. (OTCBB: AMIN) ("American"), announced that it received letters of invitation from the Government of Equatorial Guinea in West Africa to propose and negotiate the terms and conditions for multiple deepwater exploration blocks MarketWire

Newport Academy Awarded 3-Year CARF Accreditation
Founder of Newport Academy Jamison Monroe proudly announced today that Newport Academy has been granted CARF accreditation from the exclusive CARF International family of organizations MarketWire

Mauna Kea Technologies Announces That 50 Scientific Articles Published on Cellvizio(R) in 2011 Underscore the Value of Endomicroscopy
Mauna Kea Technologies (EURONEXT PARIS: MKEA), the leader in the endomicroscopy market, today announced that 50 peer-reviewed scientific articles published on Cellvizio® during 2011 underscore the value of adding cellular-level imaging to endoscopy procedures. The publications, which include 35 on clinical applications, show the strong interest towards endomicroscopic imaging with Cellvizio MarketWire

Revel Consulting's Brett Alston Named Board President of NW Next Leaders Council
Revel Consulting (www.revelconsulting.com), a Kirkland, Washington-based business management consulting firm, announced today that Brett Alston, its co-founder and managing director, has been named as the President of the Board of Directors for NW Next Leaders Council (www.nwnext.org) MarketWire

Simba Information: Time for the Audiobook Market to "Cook Its Own Food"
The pool of potential audiobook users is technologically savvy and made up of consumers who are mostly well educated, finds a new study by media research and forecast firm Simba Information MarketWire

Godfather Media Reverse Stock Split Became Effective December 27, 2011
Godfather Media, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ENKGD) is at the forefront of the mobile and social media marketing revolution, providing turnkey mobile messaging and social networking platforms through our subsidiaries. Announced by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ("FINRA") on December 23, 2011 that a reverse stock split became effective on December 27, 2011 MarketWire

Small Business IT Spending Drives CMIT Solutions' Growth
CMIT Solutions' same-office sales figures rise consistently every year. MarketWire

PEAK Technologies Completes Acquisition of Ryzex
PEAK Technologies today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Ryzex, a leading mobile technology solutions company providing advice, uptime and insight on improving productivity to thousands of enterprise customers. MarketWire

Utah City Uses Fortis Content Management to Streamline Administration
Westbrook Technologies, developer of Fortis™ and FortisBlue™ enterprise content management (ECM) software, today announced that the City of Ogden, Utah is using Fortis document management to automate contract management and improve citywide collaboration. MarketWire

10 Financial Resolutions for 2012 -- And How to Keep Them
Burnham Gibson Financial Group, Inc., a full-service financial advisory firm based in Orange County, Calif., has some pointed advice aimed at people gearing up for financial fitness in 2012 with its list of 10 Financial Resolutions for 2012 -- plus useful tips on how to keep them MarketWire

LTCS Books Launches New Long Term Care Update eNewsletter and Website
LTCS Books, a leading provider of informational and documentation resources for long term care and home health care nursing facilities and personnel, is pleased to announce the initial release of the company's new enewsletter, Long Term Care Updates, and the launch of the improved website, www.ltcsbooks.com. MarketWire

Why a Successful Five Guys Owner Gave It Up for a Taste of VooDoo
Jack Flechner spent six years as a highly successful franchise owner in the Five Guys Burgers and Fries system, itself one of the top-performing food franchises around. MarketWire

Debt Consolidation-How to Deal Smartly With Post Holiday Debt
It's the New Year and the post-holiday credit card bills are starting to come in. If you are feeling financially stressed as a result of overindulgent giving, here are some tips for using debt consolidation as part of a smart debt management plan for a fresh start this new year. MarketWire

AuctionInc Supports 2012 Shipping Rate Changes, All UPS Daily Pickup Rates
The New Year means new shipping rates kick in for the major carriers, and PAID Inc's (OTCBB: PAYD) AuctionInc shipping calculation software makes the change painless (from a technical perspective, anyway!). New rates for UPS, FedEx and DHL began as of Monday, January 2nd, and the US Postal Service (USPS) will increase rates for package services and flat rate boxes on Jan. 22 MarketWire

Virgin HealthMiles Shares Four Breakthrough Ideas Driving the Future of Workplace Health and Productivity in 2012
Rising healthcare costs are spurring U.S. businesses to abandon the "same old, same old" approaches when it comes to corporate wellness. Instead, they're thinking outside the box and putting strategies in place that result in healthier, more engaged and productive employees MarketWire

VirtualSharp Software and The 451 Group to Host Disaster Recovery Webinar on January 11
VirtualSharp Software, the leading provider of next generation automated Disaster Recovery solutions for private and public clouds, will host a complimentary webinar with The 451 Group titled "Disaster Recovery Assurance" on Wednesday, January 11, 2011 at 11:30 a.m. ET / 8:30 a.m. PT. To register, simply go to: http://virtualsharp.dubbelepunt.com/webinar. MarketWire

Gramicci Responds to US Recession Recovery With New Year Sales Tactics
Gramicci responds to US recession challenges with several new Gramicci products available to retailers at a 20-25% discount under the company's new Fall 2012 "Pass It On Savings" structure, to be unveiled this month at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2012 MarketWire

Miami's Doctor's Medical Center Implements Vitera's Intergy Meaningful Use Edition
Vitera Healthcare Solutions, one of the nation's largest providers of electronic health records and practice management software and services, today announced that Doctor's Medical Center has chosen Vitera Intergy Meaningful Use Edition to streamline care, improve care outcomes and deliver electronic efficiencies across all of its sites MarketWire

Elmira Savings Bank Completes Conversion
Effective at midnight, December 31, 2011, Elmira Savings Bank (NASDAQ: ESBK) successfully completed its conversion from a federally chartered savings bank to a New York State chartered savings bank. MarketWire

Tensar Corporation Promotes Robert Vevoda to Chief Operating Officer
Tensar Corporation announced today Robert Vevoda has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer (COO). In this new position, Vevoda will be responsible for global manufacturing operations in addition to heading up commercial operations as President of Tensar International Corporation, the leader in geosynthetic soil reinforcement and stabilization. MarketWire

Guiyang Power Selects Telvent for Expansion of Smart Grid Efforts
Telvent GIT, S.A., a leading real-time IT solutions and information provider for a sustainable world, announced today that Guiyang Electrical Power Supply Company of Guizhou, China has selected Telvent smart grid technology for the collection and analysis of its real-time operational data MarketWire

FranNet: Leading the Franchise Matchmaker Revolution
In the corporate world, employees are a business' most valuable asset. Companies go to great lengths to recruit top talent, hiring corporate recruiters, "headhunters," to identify and screen the best candidates. MarketWire

Era Group Inc. Announces Entry Into Revolving Credit Facility
Era Group Inc. ("ERA"), one of the largest helicopter operators in the world, and a wholly owned subsidiary of SEACOR Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CKH) ("SEACOR") today announced it entered into a $350 million senior secured revolving credit facility. Under the terms of the facility, ERA has the ability to borrow up to $350 million. MarketWire

Co-Founder of Square Jim McKelvey Joins LockerDome's Board of Directors and Invests
LockerDome, a social sports community, announced today that Jim McKelvey, co-founder of Square, a billion-dollar mobile payments device company, has become one of its investors and is joining LockerDome's Board of Directors. LockerDome recently announced the closing of a $750K angel financing round. MarketWire

Canton Veterinary Hospital Launches Newly-Remodeled Vet Services Website
The Acres Mill Veterinary Clinic in Canton just released a completely re-designed website for the veterinary hospital. In addition to a modern look and feel, the new website has several new features that the veterinarians hope pet owners will find helpful and easy to use MarketWire

Greyling Chosen as Geosyntec Insurance Broker and Risk Consultant
Greyling is pleased to announce it has been chosen as the insurance broker for Geosyntec Consultants, Inc., an international environmental engineering and consulting firm with 50 U.S. offices as well as operations in Australia, Canada, Malaysia, and the United Kingdom MarketWire

Avesis Selects Napersoft CCM Software to Improve Member Correspondence and the Customer Experience
Napersoft, a leading provider of Customer Communications Management (CCM) software, announced today that Avesis has selected Napersoft CCM to improve member correspondence and the customer experience. MarketWire

Royal Oak Veterinarian Becomes First Officially Certified Fish Vet in Michigan
Dr. Simon is the first veterinarian in Michigan to receive a diploma in Basic Fish Medicine from the University of Wisconsin, School of Veterinary Medicine. Although the course was developed by the University of Wisconsin, it was sponsored by the Michigan Department of Agriculture. After approximately 20 hours of online training Dr MarketWire

$8.8 Million in New Contracts Awarded to WPCS
WPCS International Incorporated (NASDAQ: WPCS), a leader in design-build engineering services for communications infrastructure, has announced that it has received approximately $8.8 million in new contracts. MarketWire

IDG Enterprise Names Thomas Rousseau as VP Alliance Programs
IDG Enterprise -- the media company comprising CFOworld, CIO, CIO Executive Council, Computerworld, CSO, DEMO, InfoWorld, ITworld and Network World -- announces the appointment of Thomas Rousseau as vice president, alliance programs. MarketWire

Restoration Industry Association Transfers Certified Rug Specialist Certification to Association of Rug Care Specialists
The Board of Directors of the Restoration Industry Association (RIA) has voted to transfer ownership and administration of its Certified Rug Specialist certification program to the Association of Rug Care Specialists (ARCS) effective January 5, 2012. MarketWire

Murray Feiss and Monte Carlo Fan Company Make Debut as One Organization/Sister Brands at International Lighting Market
Murray Feiss Lighting and Monte Carlo Fan Company announced today the companies will make their debut as one organization with equal, sister brands at the Dallas International Lighting Market (January 19-23, 2012). The companies also unveiled new visual identities for each brand -- including new, complementary logos and color schemes MarketWire

Dr. Robinson Revamps Fallbrook and Temecula Website
Fallbrook and Temecula Spine Centers have revamped their website to improve usability for current and prospective patients, as well as other professionals (i.e., doctors, attorneys, insurance carriers, employers, etc.) MarketWire

Palisades Petroleum (PINKSHEETS: PAPT) Chairman Makusha Gozo Announces the Cancellation of the Merger With Strat Petroleum and Announces a Letter of Intent for Petroleum Asset Purchases
Palisades Petroleum (PINKSHEETS: PAPT) chairman Makusha Gozo today announced the cancellation of the merger with Strat Petroleum due to failed negotiations and timing. However, greater opportunities have arisen for contracts in the West African and Asian petroleum industry that shall be vended into Palisades from Durst Fund LLC MarketWire

Oviedo Family Chiropractic Website to Offer In-Depth Health Info
Oviedo Family Chiropractic has redeveloped their website to offer more information on achieving total health and well-being through preventative care and lifestyle changes. Dr. Eric Janowitz wanted the site to reflect his personal philosophy of helping patients begin a cycle of healing. He believes this cycle is best initiated by becoming informed MarketWire

CIVC Partners Completes the Sale of Innovative Aftermarket Systems
CIVC Partners, L.P., a middle market private equity firm focused on investments in the financial services and business services sectors, is pleased to announce the successful sale of Innovative Aftermarket Systems ("IAS" or the "Company") to Genstar Capital, LLC. MarketWire

Roosters Men's Grooming Center Opens Florida Store in Tampa
The barbershop quartet, The Flexible Four, set the appropriate tone for the recent opening of Roosters Men's Grooming Center (MGC) at 533 South Howard in Tampa. MarketWire

Horn Group Adds Senior Talent With Todd Cadley, Smita Topolski, Announces Senior Promotions
Horn Group, Inc., a top digital communications agency (http://www.horngroup.com/), today announced it has hired Todd Cadley as Senior Vice President and Smita Topolski as Vice President. Rounding out the agency's senior leadership team are promotions of Kevin King to SVP in New York, and Vitor Souza to VP in San Francisco. MarketWire

LBL Lighting Will Unveil Largest Introduction in Its History at Dallas Market's January 2012 International Lighting Market
LBL Lighting announced today it will unveil its largest introduction ever at the Dallas International Lighting Market, January 19 - 23 (Showroom # 3925 - TM). LBL's new introductions reflect the spirit of the LBL brand's future -- to deliver beautiful, design-infused lighting that consistently offers an innovative twist MarketWire

Kamakura Corporation Named to World Finance 100
Kamakura Corporation reported Wednesday that the editors of World Finance magazine have named Kamakura Corporation to the World Finance 100 released today in London. The World Finance 100 is compiled by the editorial board at World Finance, in conjunction with reader recommendations, to honor "the very finest businesses and business leaders over the past year MarketWire

1010data's Unique Big Data Analytics Platform Sees Stunning Growth in 2011
1010data, Inc., provider of the leading cloud-based, Big Data analytics platform, announced today the results of its annual ecosystem review, revealing large growth in data under management, number of customers, number of users, and level of system utilization. MarketWire

SIB Development & Consulting Launches the SIB $25,000 Performance Guarantee Program
SIB Development & Consulting, a company that helps businesses save money on their recurring expenses, today announced a program to guarantee $25,000 in yearly savings for new clients or SIB will make up the difference. MarketWire

Chiropractor Announces San Diego Workers Comp Treatment and Advanced Care
The practice of San Diego chiropractors Dr. Charles Salanger and Dr. Carol Spiegelman announced that personal injury chiropractor Dr. Carol Spiegelman also treats workers compensation patients referred by Sharp Rees-Stealy and Scripps Occupational Medicine physicians. Dr. Spiegelman provides treatment for work-related injuries MarketWire

Oakland Park Animal Hospital Treats Exotic and Pocket Pets
Oakland Park Animal Hospital, owned and operated by veterinarians Dr. Spencer Ratnoff and Dr. Gary Clickman, has been treating exotic and pocket pets in the area for several years. With the rapid rise in popularity of smaller pets that require less space than traditional feline and canine pets, the need for veterinary care of these animals has increased exponentially in the past five years MarketWire

Florence Chiropractor Announces New Wellness Center Website
Advantage Health and Wellness Center announced the launch of their new website, http://www.advantagehealthandwellnesscenter.com/. The new website is designed to enhance communications with patients, and features a blog and e-newsletter. The site new "Community Content" library includes wellness information to empower individuals to take charge of their well being with proactive health care MarketWire

Lindenhurst Chiropractor Offers Massage Therapy
Sufferers from pain or stiffness may find that massage therapy brings relief, according to a local chiropractic clinic that includes this therapy among its services MarketWire

Abbeville Veterinarian Communicates to Pet Owners Through Social Media
Dr. Paul Whittington of Whittington Veterinary Clinic in Abbeville, Louisiana and his staff are using the communication capabilities offered through social media networking to keep in touch with pet owners, educate them on health and wellness topics surrounding pet care, and answer any questions they may have about vaccinations or keeping their pets happy and healthy for many years to come MarketWire

Toronto Chiropractor Announces Redesigned Website and New Health Resources
Dr. Brian Dower announced that his wellness centre has launched a redesigned website, http://www.drdower.ca/. The website received a full face-lift for enhanced ease-of-use and also features new health and wellness content. According to Dr. Dower, many of his patients are new to chiropractic care MarketWire

Data Storage Corporation Partners With inFORM Decisions
Data Storage Corporation (DSC) (PINKSHEETS: DTST), a cloud storage and cloud computing company focusing on data protection and business continuity solutions, today announced that it has formed a partnership with inFORM Decisions, a leading provider of document automation solutions for IBM i Power System / iSeries environments MarketWire

Green Room Public Relations Hires Jennifer Bryda Brennan and Melissa Beglin
Green Room Public Relations, a specialty agency focused on healthcare public relations and media strategy, has hired Melissa Beglin and Jennifer Bryda Brennan as Public Relations Managers. Both will be supporting the agency's burgeoning life science practice with a focus on global oncology clients. MarketWire

ARC World Industry Forum One Month Away
ARC Advisory Group, the leading global research and advisory firm for manufacturing, industry, and infrastructure, announces that ARC's Sixteenth Annual World Industry Forum (February 6-9, 2012) at the beautiful Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld hotel in Florida is just one month away. MarketWire

Allied Electronics Employees Give to Battered Women's Foundation
Employees of Fort Worth-based Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), impacted the community this holiday season by participating in the company's fourth annual "Allied Angel Tree" cause MarketWire

LELO Premieres New Design Concept at CES 2012: Smart Wands(TM) With SenseTouch(TM) Technology
Swedish designer brand LELO is scheduled to debut its latest design concept, Smart Wands™ with built-in SenseTouch™ technology, at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2012 in Las Vegas. All CES attendees are welcome to visit the LELO Booth #25817 in the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center from January 10-13. MarketWire

BRS Resources Announces Appointment of New Director
BRS Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: BRS) ("BRS" or the "Company") announces that, at a special meeting of the Company's shareholders held on December 22, 2011, the Company's shareholders approved an increase in the size of the Company's board of directors from six directors to seven, and elected James Wicklund as a director of the Company to fill the resulting vacancy. MarketWire

Blue Plate Certified by Green Restaurant Association
Blue Plate, one of Chicago's most successful and trusted catering and food solutions companies (www.blueplatechicago.com), has been 2 Star Certified by the Green Restaurant Association to become Chicago's first and only green certified caterer MarketWire

CVC Capital Partners and Resource America Form Global Credit Manager - CVC Credit Partners
Resource America, Inc. (NASDAQ: REXI) (the "Company") announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement with CVC Capital Partners SICAV-FIS, S.A., that will create CVC Credit Partners ("CCP"). CCP will be a global credit management business with over $7.5 billion in assets under management MarketWire

GLA Offers High School Students an Opportunity to Study and Volunteer Abroad
Based on recent research surrounding volunteer programs, it seems that Global Leadership Academy (GLA) is providing the services students need MarketWire

Stellar Biotechnologies Announces Biotech Showcase 2012 Presentations
Stellar Biotechnologies, Inc. ("Stellar") (TSX VENTURE: KLH) (PINKSHEETS: SBOTF) is pleased to announce that it will be making two presentations at the Biotech Showcase 2012 Conference in San Francisco January 9 - 12, 2012 at Parc 55 Wyndham - Union Square. (http://www.ebdgroup.com/bts/index.php) MarketWire

84 of 87 Trades Close Profitably in 2011 for Red Hot Stock Alerts
To say the BullTrade.com "Stock Alert" service has been on a winning streak is certainly an understatement. Since January of 2003, over 96% of all closed-out trades have ended profitably. There have been several trading streaks of over a year without a single closed-out loss MarketWire

Voice Carrier Receives INTERNET TELEPHONY 2011 Product of the Year Award for Second Consecutive Year
Voice Carrier, an innovator and leader in hosted VoIP business communication systems, today announced that INTERNET TELEPHONY, the authority in VoIP communications, has named Voice Carrier Office as a recipient of the 2011 Product of the Year Award. This is the second consecutive year that Voice Carrier has won INTERNET TELEPHONY's Product of the Year Award. MarketWire

Notice of Announcement Holiday Trading Statement
Signet Jewelers Limited ("Signet") (NYSE: SIG) (LSE: SIG), intends to announce its sales for the nine weeks ended December 31, 2011 at 7.30 a.m. ET on Tuesday, January 10, 2012. MarketWire

ParkatmyHouse Turns Parking Spots Into Cash With U.S. Launch
ParkatmyHouse, the world's largest marketplace for renting parking spaces, today launched its Web-based service in the U.S. This new service brings new moneymaking opportunities to home and business owners and money-saving opportunities to drivers. Backed by BMWi Ventures, a fund focused on investing in mobility services, the company is creating an entirely new marketplace in the U.S MarketWire

Proteonomix, Inc. (PROT) Announces IRB Approval for Its Clinical Trial of UMK-121 in Patients With End Stage Liver Disease
Proteonomix, Inc. (OTCBB: PROT), a biotechnology company focused on developing therapeutics based upon the use of human cells and their derivatives, announced today that the Company's clinical trial of UMK-121 has received IRB (Institutional Review Board) approval and is now ready for the recruitment of patients. MarketWire

AVI BioPharma Data Safety Monitoring Board Reports No Safety Concerns Identified in Phase IIb DMD Clinical Trial, Recommends Continuation of Trial
AVI BioPharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVII), a developer of RNA-based therapeutics, announced today that the independent Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) providing oversight for AVI's Phase IIb study of eteplirsen in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) patients has reviewed the 12-week biopsy data from the highest dose cohort (50 mg/kg) MarketWire

Association for Corporate Growth Orange County to Showcase Private Equity Marketplace Featuring Deal Flow and Wine Tasting
The Association for Corporate Growth, Orange County (ACG OC) Chapter, will host its Tenth Annual Private Equity Night on Thursday, January 12, 2012 from 5:00-8:30 PM at the St. Regis Resort in Monarch Beach. The event will showcase deal flow and feature wine tasting for professional services firms. MarketWire

Sigma Designs Introduces Advanced Reference Design Featuring Quantenna Wi-Fi Technology
Sigma Designs, the world leader in connected media platforms, today announced a unique set-top box (STB) reference design with Quantenna's high performance 802.11n 4x4 MIMO technology that enables Sigma's STB to receive video wirelessly and still meet the strict requirements for quality, robustness and reliability service providers demand. MarketWire

Women in Consulting (WIC) Announces First Quarter 2012 Events
Women in Consulting (WIC), a collaborative community of professional consultants and small business owners, today announced its first quarter 2012 programs, including webinars and in-person events. MarketWire

SugarSync Introduces AutoSync for Mobile Videos; The Easiest Fastest Way to Sync Videos From Android Devices to Your Computers
SugarSync, a free service that actively syncs your files across all your computers and devices, today announced a new release of its free Android app, which now applies SugarSync's AutoSync technology to mobile videos MarketWire

SugarSync Revamps iOS App to Make Mobile Photo & Video Sync Simpler Than Ever
SugarSync, a free service that actively syncs your files across all your computers and devices, today announced a new release of its free app that makes it easier than ever to sync your mobile photos and videos from your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch to your computers MarketWire

Dole Challenges Americans to "Go Bananas" Every Day in 2012
Dole (http://www.dole.com) is out to make it socially acceptable to go bananas every day. MarketWire

GreenMan Selects Ardour Capital as Financial Advisor
GreenMan Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: GMTI) (PINKSHEETS: GMTI) reported today the engagement of Ardour Capital Investments, LLC to assist in the Company's capital raising activities to support its dual fuel marketing and testing initiatives. Ardour Capital is a leading institution in energy technology/alternative energy and power/clean & renewable technologies MarketWire

CalAmp to Present at New York Investor Conferences
CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ: CAMP), a leading provider of wireless products, services and solutions, announced today that Michael Burdiek, the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, and Garo Sarkissian, VP of Corporate Development, are scheduled to present at the Sidoti Micro-Cap Conference at the Grand Hyatt Hotel on Monday, January 9, 2012 at 10:00 am. MarketWire

Millstadt Police Department Uses Nixle Connect to Keep Public Informed
The Millstadt Police Department encourages residents to sign up for Nixle notifications to receive important crime information and time sensitive alerts. With no cost to the department, taxpayers, or residents, the new Nixle Connect is a cost-effective solution for all public safety agencies throughout the country. MarketWire

Sonora Resources Commences Underground Work Program at Los Amoles Silver Project in Mexico
Sonora Resources Corp. (OTCBB: SURE) ("Sonora" or the "Company"), a mineral exploration and development Company focused on the acquisition and development of international silver and gold mining properties, is pleased to advise that underground fieldwork is currently underway at the Los Amoles silver project in the State of Sonora. MarketWire

Supertex to Present at 14th Annual Needham Growth Conference
Supertex, Inc. (NASDAQ: SUPX), a recognized leader in high voltage analog and mixed signal integrated circuits, today announced that Vice President of Finance and CFO, Phil Kagel, will be presenting at the 14th Annual Needham Growth Conference. MarketWire

Merlin International Awarded National Data Center Program Storage Infrastructure Implementation for Storage Solutions
Merlin International (www.merlin-intl.com), a leading IT solutions provider to the U.S. federal government, today announced it has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract by the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) for the National Data Center Program (NDCP). MarketWire

Delphi MyFi(TM) Systems Connect With Safety and Provide Access to Online Services Through Cloud-Based Portal
Harnessing deep infotainment, user experience and safety expertise in a fully integrated system, Delphi Automotive (NYSE: DLPH) is demonstrating the possibilities of its MyFi™ Connecting with Safety vision at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show (Las Vegas Convention Center, CP26), January 10-13 in Las Vegas. MarketWire

Digital Reasoning and TeraDact Partner to Automatically Remove Sensitive Information From Big Data
Digital Reasoning™, the leader in unstructured data analytics at scale, today announced that TeraDact Solutions has integrated their TeraDactor™ Information Identification and Presentation (IIaP™) capabilities including the TeraDactor automated redaction engine, with Synthesys® Cloud, a software-as-a-service data analytics solution MarketWire

Dane-Elec to Introduce Back-to-School Lines of USB Drives for Kids and Young Adults at 2012 International CES
Dane-Elec, a global leader in consumer electronics, is adding three new back-to-school lines of USB drives designed specifically for kids and young adults that are tailored to their needs and interests. The three lines are: ColorBytes designed for pre-teens age 9 to 12 year olds; ShareBytes for teens 13 to 17 year olds; and LifeBytes for young adults MarketWire

Pulse Secures Distribution for Cabana(TM) 100% Natural Lemonades in Utah and Alaska
The Pulse Beverage Corporation (OTCBB: PLSB) ("Pulse" or the "Company"), makers of Cabana™ 100% Natural Lemonades and the PULSE® brand of "good-for-you" NutriPurpose™ beverages today announced that it has secured distribution for Cabana™ 100% Natural Lemonades in Utah through M&M Distributing which also secures Alaska through its sister company Commander Distributing. MarketWire

Continuum Honored With Two Gold 2011 Spark Awards
Continuum, a global innovation and design consultancy, today announced that the company, along with its clients Holiday Inn and Target Corporation, are the recipients of two Gold 2011 Spark Design & Architecture Awards for their collaborations on designing The Hub at Holiday Inn, the global hotel chain's new lobby concept, and Target's iconic shopping cart. MarketWire

BrightScope Releases List of Top 25 Baltimore Area-Based Registered Investment Advisor Firms
BrightScope (www.brightscope.com), a leading provider of independent financial information and investment research, today announced the Top 25 Registered Investment Advisors in the Baltimore area, focused on individual money management. BrightScope identifies firms that primarily manage money for individuals based on the client types information firms provide in their ADV filings MarketWire

AMA Houston Presents: "Service Corporation International: Marketing to Death -- Plan Now to Rest in Peace"
The Houston Chapter of the American Marketing Association's monthly luncheon on Wednesday, January 11th will feature an overview of Service Corporation International's (SCI) integrated marketing campaign to increase awareness of its pre-planning services. SCI is the nation's largest owner/operator of funeral homes. MarketWire

Kenesto Announces Beta Program
Kenesto, developer of a process automation system designed to deliver unprecedented ease of use and immediate productivity, announced today the opening of its beta program for customers and value-added resellers (VARs) in the manufacturing industry. MarketWire

Ghirardelli Chocolate Introduces New Line of Gourmet Milk(TM) Chocolate
Ghirardelli, America's premier chocolatier, introduces a new line of milk chocolate for the connoisseur -- Ghirardelli Gourmet Milk. Just in time, too: A recent survey conducted online by Harris Interactive on behalf of Ghirardelli Gourmet Milk from November 17th-21st, 2011 among 2,028 adults ages 18 and older found that 93% of U.S MarketWire

Palomar Technologies Achieves Fifth Consecutive Year-Over-Year Revenue Growth and Profitability
Palomar Technologies, the world-leading provider of precision microelectronics and optoelectronic packaging systems, today announced that it has sustained revenue growth and profitability for a fifth consecutive year. MarketWire

2012 Software Application Trend Focuses on "Future-Proofing" IT
Increased emphasis on cloud computing, mobile technology and social media in both federal and commercial operations will drive a strong IT trend in 2012: Process application development platforms will see a spike in demand for their capabilities in "future proofing" IT investments, reducing costs and improving compatibility with legacy systems. MarketWire

AnythingIT Taps Gail Babitt as Chief Financial Officer
AnythingIT, Inc. (OTCBB: ANYI), a leading e-waste recovery, asset disposal, and forensic DataScrub service company, has added Gail Babitt as its Chief Financial Officer. MarketWire

MMRGlobal Receives Second Notice of Allowance for Company's Health IT Patent Portfolio
MMRGlobal, Inc. (OTCBB: MMRF) ("MMR"), a leading provider of Personal Health Records ("PHR"), MyEsafeDepositBox storage solutions and electronic document management and imaging systems for healthcare professionals (www.mmrprovideos MarketWire

Polkast(TM) Advances Personal Cloud Computing
Polkast, a revolutionary new service that lets users securely connect to their PC directly from their mobile devices, announced today it is transforming personal cloud computing with its new PC-to-PC Access feature. Polkast is filling an important gap in the market with this pioneering file virtualization system MarketWire

Sugar Appoints Jodi Lipe as Executive Vice President of Marketing
Sugar Inc., a leading content and commerce company, has named Jodi Lipe as Executive Vice President of Marketing. In this role, Lipe will oversee consumer and trade marketing for the PopSugar Network and the company's commerce brands, including ShopStyle and PopSugar Shop. Her key responsibilities will include brand management, marketing communications, advertising and consumer promotions. MarketWire

BBSI to Present at the Noble 8th Annual Equity Conference on January 17, 2012
Barrett Business Services, Inc. (BBSI) (NASDAQ: BBSI), a leading provider of business management solutions, has been invited to present at BOCEMb; Noble Financial Capital Markets' 8th Annual Equity Conference. The conference will be held at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida on January 17-18, 2012. MarketWire

Benjamin H. Griswold, IV Elected Non-Executive Chairman of W. P. Carey & Co. LLC
Investment firm W. P. Carey & Co. LLC (NYSE: WPC) announced today that Benjamin H. Griswold, IV has been unanimously elected by the Board of Directors as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board. Mr. Griswold's appointment follows the passing of Founder and Chairman, Wm. Polk Carey, as announced on January 2, 2012. MarketWire

Senomyx to Webcast Corporate Presentation at the 14th Annual Needham Growth Conference
Senomyx, Inc MarketWire

Ixia to Present at the 14th Annual Needham Growth Conference; Presentation to Be Webcast on Jan. 11 at 4:50 p.m. ET
Ixia (NASDAQ: XXIA) today announced participation in the following upcoming event with the financial community: MarketWire

MorphoSys to Present at J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference
MorphoSys AG / . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. MorphoSys AG (FSE: MOR; Prime Standard Segment, TecDAX) announced todaythat itsmanagement will present at the upcoming J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conferencein SanFrancisco. J.P MarketWire

Axceler Evangelist Christian Buckley Receives Microsoft's MVP Award
Axceler®, the leader in Microsoft SharePoint governance, administration and migration software, today announced that Seattle-based Christian Buckley, Director of Product Evangelism, received Microsoft's prestigious Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award in the category of SharePoint Server MarketWire

Ventured-Backed IPO Momentum in Fourth Quarter Not Enough for Recovery in 2011
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Whitaker Wellness Institute Offers Breakthrough High-Intensity Laser Therapy for Acute and Chronic Pain Relief
Julian Whitaker, M.D., a pioneer leader in the practice of integrated medicine and founder of one of the most popular alternative medical clinics in America, today announced the addition of high-intensity laser therapy (HILT) to its proven regimen of pain management treatments. MarketWire

NexImmune Appoints Kenneth Carter, PhD, as President and CEO and Jonathan Schneck, MD, PhD as Chairman of Clinical and Scientific Advisory Board
NexImmune, an early stage biopharmaceutical company, announced today the appointment of Kenneth Carter, PhD, as the company's President and Chief Executive Officer, and Professor Jonathan Schneck, MD, PhD, as Chairman of the company's Clinical and Scientific Advisory Board MarketWire

BadgeStack Single Sign-On Now Available Through IMS Basic Learning Tools Interoperability
Today, LearningTimes, LLC announced that its new BadgeStack™ badge-based learning system is IMS Basic Learning Tools Interoperability (BLTI) v1.0 conformant. BadgeStack is the first and only standards-based system designed specifically for badge-empowered, formal and informal learning MarketWire

Tensilica Showcases Latest Customer Innovations in Smartphones, DTV, and Other Consumer Electronics Equipment at CES 2012
Tensilica,® Inc. today announced that it will showcase innovations from customers that use the company's dataplane processors (DPUs) in digital televisions (DTVs), Blu-ray Disc players, 4G handsets and data cards, and more at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) MarketWire

eDiets.com(R) to Present at ICR XChange Conference
eDiets.com, Inc. (OTCBB: DIET), a leading provider of convenient at-home diet, fitness and healthy lifestyle solutions, today announced that management will be presenting on January 11, 2012, at the 14th Annual ICR XChange Conference at The Fontainebleau Resort in Miami Beach, Florida. MarketWire

Check Point Software to Announce 2011 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results on January 17, 2012
In the news release, "Check Point Software to Announce 2011 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results on January 16, 2012," issued earlier today by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), we are advised by the company that the date for the conference call should read "January 17, 2012" rather than "January 16, 2012" as originally issued. Complete corrected text follows. MarketWire

EastBridge Investment Group's Management Provides Year End Summary and Outlook for 2012
EastBridge Investment Group (OTCBB: EBIG) (OTCQB: EBIG) announced today its management's summary of 2011 accomplishments and some plans for 2012. MarketWire

7-Eleven Mexico Selects Oracle(R) Retail Platform to Support Growth
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

DecisionPoint Systems to Exhibit During NRF 2012
DecisionPoint Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: DPSI), a leading provider of Enterprise Mobility and RFID solutions, today announced they will be exhibiting the company's retail solutions at "Retail's Big Show," sponsored by the National Retail Federation (NRF). The NRF Expo will be held on January 16-17, 2012 in New York City at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. MarketWire

Vanguard Energy Corporation Completes Its Fifth Well at Batson Dome
Vanguard Energy Corporation (OTCBB: VNGE), an oil drilling and production company, announced today that it has completed its fifth well in the Batson Dome oil field, where it controls more than 400 strategically located acres in Southeast Texas. MarketWire

Magnum Hunter Resources Chairman & CEO to Present Today at the Pritchard Capital Partners Energize 2012 Conference
Mr. Gary C. Evans, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (NYSE: MHR) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrC) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrD) ("Magnum Hunter" or the "Company") will present today, January 4th at 3:45 PM Pacific Time at the Pritchard Capital Partners Energize 2012 Conference being held at The Westin Market Street Hotel in San Francisco, California. MarketWire

Green Hills Software Announces INTEGRITY 11
Green Hills Software, the largest independent vendor of embedded software solutions, today announces a major new release of its flagship INTEGRITY real-time operating system. INTEGRITY 11 includes performance, communication, and ease-of-use features that address the demanding requirements of next-generation sophisticated embedded systems. MarketWire

Oleo International Selects MSC Software's Adams to Virtually Test Their World Class Rail Buffers
MSC Software Corporation, the leader in multidiscipline simulation solutions that accelerate product innovation, today announced that Oleo International and their division in India Oleo Buffers India Pvt. Ltd MarketWire

Massachusetts Broadband Institute Selects Lightower Fiber Networks for Its Diverse Network Solution
Lightower to provide diverse network solution to Massachusetts Broadband Institute's (MBI) statewide broadband expansion initiative. As a component of MassBroadband 123, Lightower will build into key Internet connection point in Boston. Fiber optic backbone will provide necessary infrastructure for future builds and additional broadband innovations MarketWire

College for Financial Planning Launches MyChoice -- A New Virtual Learning Platform
To meet the growing needs of our increasingly digitally connected students, College for Financial Planning (CFFP), the nation's premier provider of financial services education, recently announced the launch of its new virtual learning format, the MyChoice Custom Education Platform. Its new eCampus began hosting MyChoice January 1 MarketWire

Essex Woodlands Announces Strategic Partnership With Smith & Nephew to Fund Spinout of Biologics and Clinical Therapies Division, Creating Leading Orthopedic Biologics Company
Essex Woodlands (www.ewhv.com), a global healthcare growth equity and venture capital firm, announced today a strategic partnership with Smith & Nephew (http://global.smith-nephew.com/master/6600 MarketWire

MEDIA ALERT: Luidia Showcases Interactive Classroom Technology at BETT SHOW 2012 in London, UK
WHAT:Luidia Inc. will demonstrate its eBeam technology at BETT SHOW 2012, an international exhibition of education technology, products, resources and best practices attended by more than 30,000 professionals MarketWire

SaleSpider.com -- Launches 2012 With a Bang
SaleSpider.com upgraded its site over the holidays to include easier searching and quicker reporting in its marketplace and community section, and will upgrade the business center, job center and profile section to ensure maximum value to its members. MarketWire

Digirad Names Sarah L. Hanssen Senior Vice President of Strategic Marketing and Business Development
Digirad Corporation (NASDAQ: DRAD) today announced that Sarah L. Hanssen has been named Senior Vice President of Strategic Marketing and Business Development, effective December 31, 2011. Hanssen reports directly to Chief Executive Officer Todd P. Clyde. MarketWire

Cornerstone Therapeutics Acquires Cardiokine
Cornerstone Therapeutics (NASDAQ: CRTX) MarketWire

WABCO's Q4 and Full Year 2011 Earnings Conference Call Set for February 2
WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC) (www.wabco-auto.com), a global technology leader and tier-one supplier to the commercial vehicle industry, will hold its Q4 and Full Year 2011 earnings conference call at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, February 2 MarketWire

Frankfurt Thriller: BAD COLD Is Looking for Sponsors!
A dark drama characterized by loads of action, tension, and featuring a very unusual romance and deeply philosophical moments.The movie is going to be filmed in English since it is going to be presented for rental and sale on iTunes throughout Tunes Core. Of course, a German version aiming German speaking countries is planned as well. MarketWire

OpenLogic Announces 2011 Open Source Adoption Trending Report
OpenLogic, Inc., provider of enterprise open source solutions for the cloud and the data center, today announced its 2011 trending report for open source in three key categories, including web and application servers; application frameworks; and databases and big data. MarketWire

Annual CNS Overview Issue Released by NeuroPerspective
NeuroPerspective has released its January issue, which reviews 2011 and previews 2012 for the CNS therapeutics sector. MarketWire

Given Imaging Provides Update on PillCam(R) COLON 2 Pivotal Trial Enrollment
Given Imaging (NASDAQ: GIVN), a world leader in GI medical devices and pioneer of capsule endoscopy, today announced that approximately 700 patients have been enrolled in the Company's PillCam COLON 2 pivotal trial, and more than 500 patients have ingested PillCam COLON 2 in the trial. MarketWire

AlumiFuel Power Updates New Initiatives
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"), today announced several important developments involving its operations heading into the new year. MarketWire

Cubic Wins Air Force Contract for Advisory and Assistance Services
Cubic Applications, Inc. (CAI) (NYSE: CUB) is one of 29 companies awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the U.S. Air Force worth a maximum of $4.7 billion. MarketWire

1dollarscan.com to Launch New Platinum Service to Help People Scan Books and Magazines From "1 dollar"
1dollarscan.com is launching a new Platinum Service to revolutionize how people scan and digitize their books and magazines. MarketWire

GroupGolfer.com, Revitalizing the Golf Industry One Client at a Time
GroupGolfer.com has been building a reputation as the missing link between the golf industry and its consumers since its launch less than two years ago. As the original "daily deal" source for golf, GroupGolfer has singlehandedly adapted an old/traditional industry to a new digital/social-media age MarketWire

IHOP to Give Away Free Pancakes on February 28
IHOP, one of America's favorite restaurants for breakfast, lunch and dinner, will once again invite guests to enjoy free pancakes while supporting a worthy cause as part of the company's philanthropic National Pancake Day on Tuesday, February 28, 2012. Setting its most ambitious fundraising objective yet at $2 MarketWire

Teva to Restart Generic Animal Vaccine Production at Missouri Plant Following $14 Million FDA Compliance Investment, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- In 2009, Teva Animal Health Incorporated (NASDAQ:TEVA) (Petah Tikva, Israel), the largest U.S. manufacturer of generic animal drugs, was ordered by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to cease operations at its facility in St. Joseph, Missouri MarketWire

Scripted.com and Crosslink Capital Hosting "Future of Internet Marketplaces" Panel in San Francisco
Scripted.com, a marketplace for freelance writers, and Crosslink Capital are hosting a panel discussion about the Future of Internet Marketplaces, January 9, 2012 in San Francisco. MarketWire

Mattson Technology Receives Follow-On Orders for Helios XP RTP Systems From Major Asian Foundry for Advanced Chip Production
Mattson Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MTSN), a leading supplier of advanced process equipment used to manufacture semiconductors, today announced that it has received follow-on orders for its Helios® XP rapid thermal processing (RTP) system from a major Asian foundry MarketWire

PET Recyclers Develop $150 Million of Capital Projects in 2012, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The recycling of polyethylene terephthalate, more commonly referred to as PET, which is used in various applications such as synthetic fibers and food and beverage containers, has gained worldwide momentum in the last couple of years with larger, established companies, as well as new startup companies getting into the game MarketWire

PNI Digital Media Announces New VP Technology
PNI Digital Media (TSX: PN)(OTCBB: PNDMF), ("PNI" or the "Company"), the leading innovator in online and in-store digital media solutions for retailers, announced that Mr. Zack Wickes has joined PNI Digital Media as the Vice President of Technology. MarketWire

Drilling at Seabridge Gold's Kerr Deposit Yields Significant Metal Grades
Seabridge Gold Inc. (TSX: SEA)(NYSE Amex: SA) - MarketWire

Sling Media and Broadcom Drive Multi-Screen TV Entertainment
Sling Media Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corp. (NASDAQ: SATS); and Broadcom Corp. (NASDAQ: BRCM) today announced the integration of the Sling Media SDK into Broadcom's latest set-top box (STB) system-on-a-chip (SoC) platforms MarketWire

Bigelow Tea Kick-Starts Hot Tea Month (and the New Year!) With a Chance to Win a Trip for Two to the Charleston Tea Garden
Bigelow Tea will be getting 2012 off to an exciting start this January, in celebration of Hot Tea Month, with a chance to win a 4-day/3-night trip for two (valued at $3200) to Bigelow Tea's historic Charleston Tea Garden on Wadmalaw Island which is the largest working tea garden in the continental United States. MarketWire

Industry Tax Expert Kip Dellinger Joins Cooper, Moss, Resnick, Klein & Co. as Senior Tax Partner
Cooper, Moss, Resnick, Klein & Co., LLP (CMRK) Managing Partner Leonard Klein today announced that tax controversy expert Kip Dellinger, CPA has joined the San Fernando Valley firm as Senior Tax Partner. Mr MarketWire

Ayurda Going Beyond Organic With Skin Care for 2012
Ayurda USA is excited to announce the arrival of the "Ayurda" brand of Ayurvedic skin care products to North America. Originally available only in Australia and New Zealand where the premium skin care brand is formulated and originates, Ayurda is the first skin care brand to link beauty to wellbeing. MarketWire

Phylogica Licenses Technology to Janssen Biotech, Inc.
Phylogica Ltd (ASX: PYC) (XETRA: PH7), a leading Australian peptide drug discovery company, announced today a Collaboration and Option agreement with Janssen Biotech, Inc. to discover new classes of drugs derived from Phylogica's Phylomer® peptide platform. MarketWire

Alchemia Recruits First Patient to Pivotal Phase III Clinical Trial of HA-Irinotecan in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
(ASX: ACL) -- Alchemia Limited is pleased to announce that the first patient in the pivotal Phase III clinical study of its lead cancer drug, HA-Irinotecan, was randomized on Dec 30, 2011 and has now received their first cycle of treatment. MarketWire

Cloud9 Real Time Wins Top ASP/Host Award
Cloud9 Real Time has been honored with the 2012 Reader's Choice Award by CPA Practice Advisor for favorite accounting ASP/Hosted Solution Provider. The new category of ASP/Hosted Solution Provider saw Cloud9 Real Time garner nearly 33% of the vote and trump the 2nd and 3rd place providers by over 10% of total readers votes. MarketWire

Fairmont St Andrews Shows Its Pedigree
Fairmont St Andrews is now welcoming guests of the four-legged variety to its luxury Scotland resort. With the hotel's new Pet Perk package, pooches will be truly pampered when they arrive in their room with a soft bed and fluffy blanket to nestle into, as well as their own water and food bowls. MarketWire

Active Biotech to Present at the JP Morgan 30th Annual Healthcare Conference
Active Biotech (NASDAQ OMX NORDIC: ACTI) isscheduled to present at the JP Morgan 30(th) Annual Healthcare ConferenceheldJanuary 8-12, 2012 in San Francisco, US. During the presentation, an updateregarding Active Biotech's development programs will be provided. MarketWire

Today's Executive Benefits Plans Provide Big Bang for Buck, Longfellow Advisors' Silva Writes
Today's leaner, more cost-effective executive benefits plans are back as a key strategic weapon in the talent-recruitment war, Lisa E. Silva of Longfellow Advisors, Boston, writes in the September issue of Employee Benefits Plan Review. MarketWire

Splash Kingdom Begins New Chapter of Family Entertainment Growth
Clearwater Waterpark Development, LLC, a family waterpark development company based in Ladera Ranch, CA, has entered a long-term lease with Aladdin Entertainment to take over control of Splash Kingdom Waterpark and Adventure Park in Redlands, CA. Clearwater's team includes the very successful management team of the former Wild Rivers Waterpark in Irvine, CA. MarketWire

Cisco, General Dynamics C4 Systems, Panasonic Security, Videx, Wave Systems and Biometrics Associates Discuss Security Solutions on SecurityStockWatch.com
Security industry leaders discuss solutions on SecurityStockWatch.com. MarketWire

Change in the management at Eckert & Ziegler BEBIG
Seneffe, Belgium, January 4, 2012. Effective as of 1 January 2012 Abel Luzuriaga will be appointed as Managing Director of Eckert & Ziegler BEBIG  and to the Board of Directors of the company. Together with Dr. Edgar Löffler the previous Vice President Sales will be responsible for the daily business. He thus replaces Dr GlobeNewswire

Corr: SpareBank 1 SMN Financial calendar 2012
*Preliminary Annual Accounts 2011: 1. February 2012Supervisory Board:                          28.-29. March 2012Ex GlobeNewswire

VENTURED-BACKED IPO MOMENTUM IN FOURTH QUARTER NOT ENOUGH FOR RECOVERY IN 2011
CONTACTSEmily MendellNVCA1.610.565.3904emendell@nvca.orgLauren HermanThomson Reuters1.646.223.5985lauren.herman@thomsonreuters.com Ventured-Backed Acquisitions Activity Remained Robust for the Year GlobeNewswire

RNB secures operations financing
RNB RETAIL AND BRANDS has secured new operating financing from the company's main owner Konsumentföreningen Stockholm. The new operating financing consists of a new loan of 150 MSEK with a maturity of 24 months from March 2012. The loan is mortgage-free during the first year, and will be repaid in full during the following year (March 2013-March 2014) GlobeNewswire

Pöyry's Green Mill Index helps the forerunners of sustainability - Propapier PM2 mill site evaluated
PÖYRY PLC          Press release 4 January 2012 GlobeNewswire

Rezidor announces and opens the Park Inn by Radisson Lübeck
The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel companies worldwide, has rebranded the former Mövenpick Hotel Lübeck in Germany: Since January 1, the 197 rooms-property trades under the new name Park Inn by Radisson Lübeck. The hotel is managed by the same owners as the adjacent Radisson Blu Senator Hotel, Lübeck GlobeNewswire

STOREBRAND ASA: CONFERENCE CALL ABOUT THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE NORWEGIAN TAX LEGISLATION
STOREBRAND ASA: CONFERENCE CALL ABOUT THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE NORWEGIAN TAX LEGISLATION GlobeNewswire

IMSK - Financial calendar 2012
The financial calendar 2012 for I.M. Skaugen SE is as follows:               1 Quarter 2012: 17. April 2012         Tuesday GlobeNewswire

OP-Pohjola Group Central Cooperative Annual Summary for 2011
OP-Pohjola Group Central CooperativeSTOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE4 January 2012 at 10.00 am Finnish time (UT+2)OP-Pohjola Group Central Cooperative Annual Summary for 2011An annual summary of the Stock exchange releases issued by OP-Pohjola Group Central Cooperative in 2011 can be found at op.fi > OP-Pohjola Group > Bulletin archive.Some of the contents of the releases and news may be outdated GlobeNewswire

Pohjola Bank plc Annual Summary for 2011
Pohjola Bank plcSTOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE4 January 2012 at 10.00 am Finnish time (UT+2)Pohjola Bank plc Annual Summary for 2011An annual summary of the Stock exchange releases issued by Pohjola Bank plc in 2011 can be found at pohjola.com > Bulletin archive.Some of the contents of the releases and news may be outdated GlobeNewswire

REC makes further adjustments to wafer production in Norway
Sandvika, January 4, 2012: To reduce its exposure towards a continued weak spot market for wafers, Renewable Energy Corporation ASA (REC) has decided to initiate a process with the trade unions, with the intention to temporary halt 50 percent of the capacity of the 300 MW monocrystalline wafer facility in Glomfjord, Norway throughout the first quarter 2012 GlobeNewswire

IFC subscription agreement signed
1 January 2012 GlobeNewswire

Record Year for OP-Kiinteistökeskus Real Estate Agents
2011 marked a new record year for OP-Kiinteistökeskus real estate agents, which recorded a total of around 17,200 home and real property sales, or some 200 transactions more than in 2010 GlobeNewswire

Imtech: order of 77 million euro for high-tech energy-efficient waste processing plant in Warsaw
Gouda - Imtech (IM-AE, technical services provider in and outside Europe) announces that at the end of 2011 it has been commissioned by Finalsa S.A. for the realisation of all technical solutions in one of the most advanced waste processing plants in the world GlobeNewswire

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