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Retail sales in US decline 0.5%
Commerce Department announce that retail sales in US fell for the third consecutive month Andhra News

Lenovo all set to become world's biggest PC maker soon
Lenovo Group's global market share is 14.9% compared to HP's 15.5%. Andhra News

Maudore Minerals' (TSXV:MAO) Management Slate of Nominees Reaffirmed by Independent Proxy Advisory Firm Glass, Lewis & Co
Vancouver, British Columbia, July 16, 2012 - Independent proxy advisory firm Glass, Lewis & Co., LLC has recommended that shareholders of Maudore Minerals Ltd. (TSXV:MAO) (OTCBB:MAOMF) (Frankfurt:M6L) vote in favour of the management's slate of nominees ahead of Maudore's upcoming annual meeting ACN Newswire

AerCap Holdings N.V. Statement on Market Speculation & Share Repurchase Program
AerCap Holdings N.V. ("AerCap," "the Company," NYSE: AER) today issued the following statement in response to published market speculation during the last week:While it is our longstanding practice not to respond to market rumors and speculation,we are making an exception in this limited situation ACN Newswire

Scientists from Singapore Immunological Network Discover Dendritic Cells Key to Activating Human Immune Responses
Scientists at A*STAR's Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN), in collaboration with Newcastle University, UK, the Singapore Institute of Clinical Sciences and clinicians from multiple hospitals in Singapore, have identified a new subset of dendritic cells (DCs) in human peripheral tissue which have a critical role in activating our immune response against harmful pathogens ACN Newswire

UC RUSAL Joins The China Non-Ferrous Metals Industry Association
UC RUSAL (SEHK: 486; Euronext: RUSAL/RUAL; MICEX-RTS: RUALR), the world's largest aluminium producer, is pleased to announce that the Company has become a member of the China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association (CNIA), which is the most influential national non-profit organisation in the PRC which represents the interests of non-ferrous industry players ACN Newswire

MTA VIETNAM2012 Exhibitors and Visitors Hail Event's Success
Vietnam's leading trade show for the manufacturing solutions industry, MTA VIETNAM2012, closed on a high note on 6 July 2012. The show recorded a total of more than 10,000 attendees, including trade visitors, exhibiting staff, conference delegates and speakers, and members of the press ACN Newswire

Arkadin and Chunghwa Telecom Sign Partnership to Broaden Conferencing Services to Customers
Arkadin, one of the world's largest collaboration service providers, and Chunghwa Telecom, the incumbent telecommunications provider in Taiwan, announced today a partnership that will strengthen and extend their market potential in the region. Under the terms of the agreement, Arkadin will be the audio and web collaboration services provider to Chunghwa MarketWire

Audyssey Audio Dock and Media Speakers Now Available at SoftBank Stores in Japan
Audyssey, a leader in audio technology for the home, automotive, mobile and theater markets, today announced that Softbank retail stores operated by SoftBank Group Japan will now carry Audyssey's line of consumer audio products MarketWire

Model Homes Under Construction at Coyote Creek in the Heart of Milpitas
Exciting milestones continue to unfold at Coyote Creek by William Lyon Homes, where the model homes are under construction and the community is gearing up for its sales gallery opening in August. Highly anticipated as the next big thing in Milpitas, this new home opportunity is coming to life in the backdrop of one of the bustling Cisco Campuses and now is the time to visit LyonCoyoteCreek MarketWire

UPDATE: Burns & McDonnell Assisting Cities as Zebra Mussels Threaten Public Water Systems
Cities across the Midwest are on alert after zebra mussels nearly halted one city's water intake system and continue to threaten other public supplies and waterways. MarketWire

Rogue Iron Ore Appoints Freeman Smith CEO & President
Rogue Iron Ore Corp. (TSX VENTURE: RRS) ("Rogue" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Freeman Smith as the President and Chief Executive Officer ("CEO") of the Company and that Mr. Stephen de Jong will assume the role of Executive Director. MarketWire

Barbecue-With-the-Docs Program Targets Men's Health Issues
Men can enjoy a tasty barbecue dinner while learning how to live healthier and happier lives at a program, "Grills, Guys and Good Health" from 6 to 8 p.m. on July 24 at The Standard Bar, 1332 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. Sponsored by Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center (SMEMC), the program will feature six doctors from a wide range of specialties. MarketWire

Intermedia, Leading Cloud Services Company and World's Largest Hosted Exchange Provider, Offering Hosted Exchange 2013 Beta
Concurrent with Microsoft's new Office announcement today, Intermedia, a global leader in cloud services for small and medium-sized businesses and the largest Microsoft Exchange hosting provider, announced the release of the company's hosted Exchange 2013 beta program. This continues the pioneering company's tradition of innovation MarketWire

NuPathe Announces Migraine Patch NDA Resubmission
NuPathe Inc. (NASDAQ: PATH), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of branded therapeutics for diseases of the central nervous system, today announced that it has resubmitted its New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its migraine patch (NP101) MarketWire

Park Avenue Funding Sues Reputation Defenders
Park Avenue Funding today announced it has sued Reputation Defenders and its Principals. Park Avenue Funding (PAF), a mortgage investment firm, sued Reputation Defenders and its principals in Superior Court of Ocean County, New Jersey. In the lawsuit, PAF asserts that it hired Reputation Defenders to help it manage its internet reputation MarketWire

DHT Holdings, Inc. Announces Effectiveness of 12-for-1 Reverse Stock Split
DHT HOLDINGS, INC. ANNOUNCES EFFECTIVENESS OF12-FOR-1 REVERSE STOCK SPLIT MarketWire

Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc. Adds New COO, Rail Operations -- Targets Customer Service
Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc. ("X" Train) (OTCBB: XTRN) (OTCQB: XTRN) MarketWire

New Zealand's Gen-i Joins Arbor Networks' Cloud Signaling(SM) Coalition to Stop the Evolving DDoS Threat to Data Centers
Arbor Networks, Inc., a leading provider of network security and management solutions for enterprise and service provider networks, announced today that Gen-i, a division of Telecom New Zealand Limited, has joined Arbor's Cloud Signaling Coalition MarketWire

Kiddie Academy "Storytime LIVE!" Event Scheduled for August 4
Kiddie Academy locations nationwide will host their Storytime LIVE! event on August 4 at 11:00 a.m. The educationally focused childcare provider invites children and their parents to come to the Kiddie Academy nearest them to enjoy a story highlighted by a visit from the story's lead character. MarketWire

Research Now Launches Its Research Now Mobile(TM) Platform, Helping to Deliver Mobile Surveys to Consumers via Apps and Web Apps
Research Now, the leading global online sampling and data collection company, today announced the launch of its Research Now Mobile™ platform, offering full survey functionality suited for customary quantitative research studies as well as qualitative surveys. The launch follows shortly after the acquisition of the business of iPinion, LLC. MarketWire

Provident Bank Launches Wealth Management Services
Provident Bank, a subsidiary of Provident New York Bancorp (NYSE: PBNY), announced it has launched a new Wealth Management Services practice and filled two key roles. The new practice will be co-lead by Rodney Whitwell, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and David S. Bagatelle, Executive Vice President and New York City Metro Market President MarketWire

Brown & Brown, Inc. Announces 17.9% Increase in Total Revenues
Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE: BRO) today announced its preliminary, unaudited financial results for the second quarter of 2012. MarketWire

Sabre CentralCommand Preferred Back-Office Solution for Top Travel Management Companies
UNIT4 Business Software (EURONEXT AMSTERDAM: UNIT4), the North American subsidiary of UNIT4, the global business software group, continues to provide the back-office solution of choice for leaders in the travel industry MarketWire

Graham Engineering Commercializes Next Generation Wheel Technology
Graham Engineering Corporation (GEC), the York, PA, USA-based manufacturer of extrusion blow molding equipment, has commercialized the first in its series of "next generation" rotary wheel machines MarketWire

Imagetext Integrated Solutions Named a Preferred Partner by Kerio Technologies
Kerio Technologies, Inc. today announced that Imagetext Integrated Solutions, one of the largest Apple systems integrators in New Zealand, has attained Kerio Preferred Partner status. As a value-added reseller of Kerio IT infrastructure products for three years, the company has demonstrated continuous sales growth and advancement within Kerio's Business Partner Program. MarketWire

CNR Files Form 20-F and Letter From the Chairman
China Metro-Rural Holdings Limited (the "Company" or "CNR") (NYSE MKT: CNR) (NYSE Amex: CNR) today announced the filing of its 2012 annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012 with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") and the following letter from the Chairman: MarketWire

Art Projects, Marionettes, Hawaiian Craft, Balloons & Outrageous Printmaking With a 44,000-Pound Steamroller to Be Enjoyed on Family Art Day at the Festival of Arts, Saturday, July 21st
It's the most kid-centric day of the summer art season -- Family Art Day at the Laguna Beach Festival of Arts! On Saturday, July 21st from 12pm-3pm, parents and children will be treated to exciting adventures in art... compliments of the Festival of Arts. MarketWire

DG to Explore Strategic Alternatives to Maximize Shareholder Value
DG® (NASDAQ: DGIT), the world's leading ad management and distribution platform, today announced that its Board of Directors is undergoing a strategic review of the feasibility and relative merits of various financial strategies for the company, which may include partnerships, strategic business model alternatives, a sale or other transaction. MarketWire

Global Resource Details Innovative Fuel Cell Technology With Launch of Website
Global Resource Energy, Inc. (OTCQB: GBEN) (PINKSHEETS: GBEN) ("Global" or the "Company"), a development stage company engaged in the clean technology development sector, is pleased to announce the launch of its corporate website at www.global-resource-energy.com MarketWire

Damion Hall, Famous R&B Recording Artist and Producer, Endorses Backstage Vibe(TM)
Life Design Station International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: LDSI) is pleased to announce that it has received an endorsement from famous R&B recording artist and producer Damion Hall. MarketWire

Extra Space Storage Inc. Announces Date of Earnings Release and Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2012 Results
Extra Space Storage Inc. (NYSE: EXR) announced today it will release financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2012 on Monday, July 30, 2012 after the market closes. The Company will host a conference call at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 to discuss its financial results. Hosting the call will be Extra Space Storage's CEO, Spencer Kirk MarketWire

Quad2Quad's Mobile App Arrival Makes College Visit Planning Painless
College visits have moved into the digital age, thanks to a revolutionary new state-of-the-art mobile application for the iPhone which launched this week. Quad2Quad is a college search engine that dramatically simplifies the process of planning college visits & tours for college-bound students and their families MarketWire

FLIR Systems Announces Preliminary Revenue and EPS Results for Second Quarter 2012 and Updated Full Year Revenue and EPS Outlook
FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announced preliminary revenue and earnings per share results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2012. FLIR expects to post revenues of approximately $338 million and earnings per share of approximately $0.26 for the three months ended June 30, 2012 MarketWire

Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. Announces Rescheduling of the 2012 Annual General Meeting Date
Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: SHIP) announced today that the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders has been rescheduled for September 5, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. local time and will be held at the Company's executive offices at 1-3 Patriarchou Grigoriou street, 16674 Glyfada, Athens, Greece MarketWire

Capital Product Partners L.P. Schedules Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Release, Conference Call and Webcast
Capital Product Partners L.P. (NASDAQ: CPLP) today announced that, before the NASDAQ market open on Tuesday, July 31, 2012, it will release financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012 MarketWire

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2012 Financial Results and Recent Developments
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc MarketWire

TransUnion Launches New TransUnion Total to Help Consumers in the Fight Against Identity Theft
With nearly 19 people falling victim to identity theft every minute*, more and more consumers are looking for a solution to help them monitor their identity. With the launch today of TransUnion Total, consumers can now receive a more comprehensive identity theft protection solution that provides them with extended identity theft protection services, in addition to credit monitoring. MarketWire

AGI Earns Esri Gold Tier Partner Status for Advantageous Combination of Commercial GIS Technologies
Analytical Graphics, Inc. (AGI), the producer of commercial modeling and analysis software for the space, defense and intelligence communities, has been named a "Gold Tier Partner" by Esri, the leading developer of geographic information systems (GIS) software. A longtime Esri partner, AGI earned the upgraded recognition for the increasingly complementary nature of its technology MarketWire

Michigan Retailers Calls on State Treasurer to Send Sales Tax Bill to Amazon
The Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) today called on State Treasurer Andy Dillon to follow the law and his department's own guidelines by sending a bill to online giant Amazon for sales tax owed the State of Michigan. MarketWire

Sheppard Mullin Approved to Open Seoul Office
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP announced today that the Korean Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has approved the Firm's application to establish an office in Seoul. A ceremony was held at the MoJ's office on July 16 (Seoul time) at which time Sheppard Mullin officially received its approval. MarketWire

G4S International Logistics Debuts Sleek, Efficient E-Comm Platform
G4S International Logistics debuted its new e-commerce platform providing jewelers and manufacturers with increased speed and efficiencies that make creating and managing outgoing and incoming shipments faster and more cost-effective than ever before. MarketWire

Once-in-a-Lifetime Travel Packages up to 70% Off
We are thrilled to announce that we have added several more exciting travel packages to the "Million Dollar Mission" online auction, which has already received hundreds of bids MarketWire

THE FARM to Release Their Self-Titled Debut Album July 17, 2012 via All In Records / Elektra Nashville
Nashville trio THE FARM is gearing up to release their self-titled debut July 17, 2012 via All In Records / Elektra Nashville. The 11-track album, featuring their hit single, "Home Sweet Home," was co-produced by Farmer Nick Hoffman with acclaimed songwriter, Danny Myrick MarketWire

Boxing Champion Semajay Thomas, Represented by Erickson & Oppenheimer, Ltd., Beats Murder, Makes Emotional Return
Two-time U.S.A. National Boxing Champion and Chicago native Semajay Thomas triumphantly returned to the Cook County Juvenile Detention Center last Sunday as a free man dreaming of a world title. MarketWire

Jay Leno Features Bob Lutz and the World's First Extended Range Electric Truck by VIA Motors on "Leno's Garage"
Jay Leno invited Bob Lutz to tape a segment for "Leno's Garage" featuring VIA's new extended range electric pick up truck and SUV and to tour Jay Leno's collection of automobiles, including some of the first electric vehicles built over 100 years ago and still running. The video segment was released today on Leno's Garage website. MarketWire

BackupChain Backup Software With Granular Backup and Restore for Hyper-V, Version 2.4 Released
FastNeuron Inc., a leading U.S. provider of disaster recovery and data protection solutions for physical, virtual, and cloud environments, announced today its new release of BackupChain® Backup Software. MarketWire

iServe Residential Lending to Open Connecticut Office, Relocate East Coast Headquarters in Stamford
iServe Residential Lending (www.iservelending.com), a national mortgage banker, announced today it is opening a Connecticut office and moving its east coast headquarters to Stamford. iServe will occupy 10,000 square feet at 1010 Washington Blvd. in the heart of downtown Stamford. The new office will house the iServe senior leadership team, loan officers and support personnel MarketWire

Women in Jordan May Soon Benefit From Imaging Diagnostic's Non-Invasive CTLM(R) Laser Breast Imaging Modality
Imaging Diagnostic Systems, Inc. (IDSI) (OTCBB: IMDS), a pioneer in laser breast imaging, announced today that it has increased its presence in the Middle East by signing a distribution agreement with Mareen Group Co., to market and sell its Computed Tomography Laser Mammography (CTLM®) System in Jordan. MarketWire

Woodbridge Closes Sale of Empire Facilities Management Group
Woodbridge International is pleased to announce the sale of its client, Empire Facilities Management Group Inc., to Charter Facilities Services Inc., a portfolio company of the New York-based private equity firm, Charterhouse Group Inc. MarketWire

PageUp People to Release Workforce Intelligence Analytics Platform for Advanced Human Capital Management Reporting
PageUp People™, a Multinational Talent Management solutions provider, today announced the development of its cutting-edge Workforce Intelligence Analytics solution, which will help organizations better understand, measure and plan their human capital strategies MarketWire

Utah-Based Mountain West Debt Fund Expands Lending Territory, Reports 4.42 Percent Returns
Today, Taylor Capital Group, LLC reported quarterly returns of 4.42 percent for the Mountain West Debt Fund, LP, as well as the fund's expansion into California, Colorado and Nevada. MarketWire

RAID Inc. Launches Highly Versatile Quad-Socket Server Solution
RAID Incorporated, an end-to-end customized solutions provider in HPC, Big Data, and virtualized environments, today announces its newest building block product FusionRomley® 2U 4-Socket, available in a 2U form factor and featuring Quad Socket R (LGA 2011), which supports Intel® Xeon® processor E5-4600 family (8-Core), w/ QPI up to 8.0 GT/s. MarketWire

The Ventana Group to Present Social Media Tips for Better Content Marketing
The Ventana Group™ (www.theventanagroup.com), a leading provider of integrated public relations, content marketing and social media, today announced that Vice President Joe Austin will be the featured speaker at a webinar discussing the newest techniques and technologies for influencing target audiences, driving website traffic and making the most of audiences once they are reached MarketWire

Trendy Multifamily Development -- The 704 -- Taps Hardin Construction as General Contractor
Hardin Construction Company has been selected by Transwestern Real Estate Company to serve as general contractor for a mixed-use, multifamily development surrounding the landmark Broken Spoke dance hall in southern Austin. MarketWire

iQuote Xpress Joins ISVforce
iQuote Xpress, a leading worldwide provider of sales proposal, e-catalog, product configuration and reporting software, today announced it has joined Salesforce.com's ISVforce partner program. MarketWire

Bravo Wellness Forms Advisory Board; Welcomes Michael O'Donnell, PhD, MBA, MPH
Bravo Wellness, an industry leader in results-based wellness incentive programs, is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael O'Donnell, PhD, MBA, MPH to its newly formed Advisory Board. A noted authority in health promotion throughout the last three decades, Dr MarketWire

Unity Powers NASA Virtual Mars Rover Experience
Unity Technologies, provider of the Unity multi-platform engine and development tools, today announced that NASA's virtual Mars rover experience was developed with Unity. It will debut online via the Unity Web Player in conjunction with the landing of the most advanced rover ever sent to Mars. MarketWire

Cadence Announces Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results Webcast
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) MarketWire

Cloud Nine Media and DragNFly Wireless Bring WiFi Advertising to 24 US Malls
Beginning Q3 2012, Cloud Nine Media and DragNFly Wireless are partnering to bring free, unlimited WiFi access to select malls across the US. Cloud Nine, which currently provides WiFi sponsorship and advertising at over 5000 airport, hotel, metro and other locations nationwide, will provide sponsorship for this initiative MarketWire

Go Back-to-School in Style With Dane-Elec's New USB Drives for Kids, Teens and Young Adults
Go back to school in style with Dane-Elec's new USB drives for kids, teens and young adults, featuring fun colors and designs. Dane-Elec's ColorBytes, ShareBytes and LifeBytes are available in three designs each, specific to the age groups they are designed for: ColorBytes for kids age 9 to 12 years old; ShareBytes for teens 13 to 17 years old; and LifeBytes for young adults MarketWire

Highwoods Properties Sells Five Non-Core Office Buildings in Nashville
Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE: HIW) today announced that it has sold five non-core office properties encompassing approximately 484,000 square feet in the airport submarket of Nashville for $41.0 million, recording a non-FFO gain of $6.8 million. The properties are, on average, 86.1% leased and 22 years old and were projected to generate approximately $3 MarketWire

Ameristar Casinos Announces Closing of Purchase of Creative Casinos of Louisiana
Ameristar Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASCA) announced today it has completed the previously announced purchase of all of the equity interests of Creative Casinos of Louisiana, L.L.C. ("Creative") from Creative Casinos, LLC. for $32.5 million. Ameristar expects to commence construction on July 20, 2012 and to complete the project in the third quarter of 2014. MarketWire

Third Annual "Salut, Prost, Cheers... To A Cure" to Benefit Jonah's Just Begun -- a Non-Profit Organization Developing a Cure for Sanfilippo Syndrome, a Rare, Fatal, Pediatric Disease
WHO:Jonah's Just Begun, a non-profit organization focused on developing a cure for Sanfilippo Syndrome, a rare, fatal disease typically diagnosed in the preschool years. WHAT:"Salut, Prost, Cheers... To A Cure" A wine tasting and silent auction. Twelve local Willamette Valley wineries and one brewery will be pouring MarketWire

Phoenix NAP Unveils Hardware as a Service(R)
Phoenix NAP®, a full service data center, premier infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider and primary network access point (NAP), announced today a brand new service offering designed to help businesses quickly scale up for growth without requiring a large capital investment. MarketWire

XoomPark Drives Front Row Parking Reservations at Venues Nationwide
XoomPark, the nation's premier online parking reservation service, today announced it has added seven new parking venues to its rapidly growing list of the hottest events and locations across the United States. MarketWire

Epicor Positioned as a Visionary in the Magic Quadrant for Single-Instance ERP for Product-Centric Midmarket Companies
Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc MarketWire

TriNet and OCTANe Team Up to Support Southern California Technology Entrepreneurs
TriNet, a trusted provider of on-demand HR services to small businesses and entrepreneurs, today announced the company has become a platinum sponsor for OCTANe, the leading technology association serving Orange County. MarketWire

Phoenix Nest -- a Virtual Biotech -- Announces Its Launch in the Wake of New Law Signed by President Obama on July 9th
Phoenix Nest announces the launch of its virtual biotech, with plans to take advantage of the new legislation enacted by Congress and signed into law on July 9, 2012, The Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA), S. 3187 MarketWire

Overcoming the Odds: Survey Finds U.S. Counties Leading the Way With Technology Despite Fewer Resources
Fairfax County, Virginia; Dutchess County, New York; County of Sussex, New Jersey and Charles County, Maryland are all first place winners in the 2012 Digital Counties Survey which recognizes leading examples of counties using information and communications technology. E MarketWire

Ticket Summit(R) Hosts Ticketing and Live Entertainment Industry Event
Ticket Summit®, the leading conference and trade show for the live entertainment and ticketing industry, recently hosted its 2012 summer conference at Bellagio Resort Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV MarketWire

Chem-Dry, One of the Nation's Top Green Companies, Finds New Home in Model Green Neighborhood
Chem-Dry is the world's largest carpet cleaning company and a longtime champion of environmentally safe products and methods. So it makes sense that when company officials decided they wanted to open a regional headquarters in Nashville, they chose a prime spot in one of the nation's premier green urban developments. MarketWire

NX Petroleum and UnionTown Energy Provide Update on New Miami Prospect With Initial Oil Flow Data
NX Petroleum Inc. and UnionTown Energy Inc. (PINKSHEETS: UTOG) are pleased to provide an update on the New Miami Prospect with oil being produced from its first and second wells. MarketWire

Texoma Print Services Installs Presstek 75DI(R) Digital Offset Press
Presstek, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRST), a leading supplier of digital offset printing solutions to the printing and communications industries, today announced that Texoma Print Services of Durant, OK has ordered a five-color Presstek 75DI with an inline aqueous coater. Texoma is a full-service commercial printer specializing in publications, marketing literature, business forms and specialty advertising MarketWire

Burns & McDonnell Assisting Cities as Zebra Mussels Threaten Public Water Systems
Cities across Kansas are on alert after zebra mussels nearly halted one city's water intake system and continue to threaten other public waterways across the state. MarketWire

The Assembly Show Makes Exhibiting More Affordable by Eliminating Drayage Fees; Floor Plan Increases by 25%
Great news for vendors planning on exhibiting at The ASSEMBLY Show (http://www.theassemblyshow.com/) launch taking place October 28-30, 2013 at the Donald E. Stevens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois. BNP Media has announced there will be no drayage fees for all shipments sent directly to the Rosemont Convention Center MarketWire

More Than 65,000 U.S. Employees Prove Social Connections Drive Healthy Behaviors During June's National Employee Wellness Month
Social relationships play a tremendous role in our health. And employees agree. According to a survey released in June by Virgin HealthMiles, 56% of employees agree that peers provide motivation and helpful support with health improvement efforts. And 55% agree that sharing information about progress with peers helps them remain accountable for their success MarketWire

Impact of Data Loss on Revenue Expected to Reach 1.6% by 2018, According to K logix, a Leading Data Security Company
K logix LLC, the leading data security company, today announced its new report "The Real Cost of Data Loss" which features findings from its research and analysis into the true impact of data loss on company revenue. The company found that in 2012 data leakage will impact .6% of revenue for the average company, and that number will continue to grow -- by 2018 1.6% of revenue will be lost. MarketWire

BlazeMeter Releases the 'Holy Grail' of Cloud Testing for Open Source Drupal
BlazeMeter, provider of the Apache JMeter based load testing cloud, today announced the release of its module for the open source Drupal software. For the first time ever, Drupal developers can now launch high volume load tests and optimize Drupal websites in minutes, using next generation cloud testing tools. MarketWire

Solve Media Lifts the Hopes of 2012 U.S. Olympians Sarah Robles and Brady Ellison as They Target the Gold Medal
With only ten days until the opening ceremony of the Games, Solve Media is pleased to announce its sponsorship of U.S. Women's Weightlifting Olympian, Sarah Robles, and the top archer in the world and two-time U.S. Olympian, Brady Ellison. MarketWire

NASC Members Make Splash at Olympic Trials
With the Olympic trials deciding the makeup of the majority of the U.S. Olympic team that will compete in London later this month, the National Association of Sports Commission (NASC) member cities are playing a major role in providing the venues for these trials. MarketWire

In USD Terms Revenue Grows 0.4% Q-o-Q and 14.0% Y-o-Y; Net Profit Soars 116.2% Y-o-Y and 21.3% Q-o-Q
MindTree Limited (NSE: MINDTREE), a global IT and Product Engineering Services company, announced its standalone results today for the first quarter ended June 30, 2012, as approved by its Board of Directors. MarketWire

Kandi Vehicles Co., Ltd. Signed a Cooperative Letter of Intent With China Aviation Lithium Battery Co., Ltd. to Promote 20,000 Pure Electric Vehicles in Hangzhou
Kandi Technologies Corp. (the "Company" or "Kandi") (NASDAQ: KNDI), a leading Chinese manufacturer and developer of pure electric vehicles (EVs) and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), today announced that the Company's wholly owned subsidiary, Zhejiang Kandi Vehicles Co., Ltd. signed a cooperative letter of intent ("LOI") with China Aviation Lithium Battery Co., Ltd MarketWire

Irrigated Farmland Along New Mexico-Texas State Line to Sell in August 15 Auction
Approximately 3,233 acres of cropland straddling the Texas-New Mexico state line will sell at auction Wednesday, Aug. 15, with Schrader Real Estate & Auction Company marketing the property and managing the sale. MarketWire

Cropland in Atchison County, Mo., Set for Aug. 14 Auction
Approximately 805 acres of tillable cropland in Missouri's Atchison County will sell at auction Tuesday, Aug. 14. The land will sell in five tracts, ranging from 41 acres to 299 acres. MarketWire

Healthcare Provider Assures Service Continuity With VirtualSharp Software
VirtualSharp Software, the leading provider of next generation automated Disaster Recovery solutions for private and public clouds, today announced that healthcare provider Vivum Care Group has implemented its flagship product ReliableDR for Disaster Recovery orchestration of critical applications running on VMware vSphere and using NetApp storage MarketWire

How Social Media Is Helping Power Activism: Soledad O'Brien Leads Fellow Change Agents Christy Turlington Burns and Malaak Compton-Rock in Conversation at 8th Annual BlogHer Conference
BlogHer, Inc., the premium cross-platform media network and publisher for women, announced today that Soledad O'Brien, Christy Turlington Burns and Malaak Compton-Rock will discuss "Women Influencers as Change Agents" at the 2012 BlogHer Annual Conference on Saturday, August 4, 2012 in New York City MarketWire

Celebrate Bob Marley's Life and Musical Legacy With a New Collection of Dubs Disc Set
IN DUB VOL. 1, the first in a series of collections of classic, rare and new dub excursions from the Bob Marley & The Wailers catalog, will be released physically for the first time on July 31st, 2012 by Island/Tuff Gong/UMe. This collection was previously released in digital format only in 2010 with several tracks making their CD/vinyl debut MarketWire

Go Green Global Technologies Corp. Expands Management Team With the Appointment of Geoffrey G. Grzywinski as New President and COO
Go Green Global Technologies Corp. (PINKSHEETS: GOGR), an early-stage clean technology company focused on developing and marketing innovative solutions to environmental issues in the water and fuel markets, is pleased to announce the appointment of Geoffrey (Geoff) Grzywinski as President and Chief Operating Officer. MarketWire

AIVN Mining News Update
American International Ventures, Inc. (OTCBB: AIVN) (OTCQB: AIVN) negotiates 30-day option to purchase Natchez Pass LLC. The option agreement allows AIVN to explore and sample approximately fifty permitted unpatented placer and lode claims commonly known as the Nick Mine in Pershing County, Nevada. MarketWire

King & Spalding Names New Managing Partners for Atlanta, Singapore Offices
King & Spalding has appointed new managing partners for its respective offices in Atlanta and Singapore. Alan J. Prince will serve as the new managing partner for the firm's Atlanta office and John Savage will take over leadership responsibilities in Singapore. MarketWire

Kona Grill Sets Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Call for Monday, July 30, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. ET
Kona Grill, Inc. (NASDAQ: KONA), an American grill and sushi bar, will hold a conference call on Monday, July 30, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time to discuss its results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012. The company will issue its financial results in a press release prior to the call. MarketWire

Decas Cranberry Products Announces National Rollout of Paradise Meadow LeanCrans(R) Dried Cranberries for Adults and Funny Face(TM) Dried Cranberries for Children
Decas Cranberry Products Inc. today announced the national rollout of two reduced-sugar dried cranberry lines, Paradise Meadow LeanCrans® (www.decascranberry.com/sites/default/files/LeanCrans%20Sell%20Sheet%206-11-12.pdf) and Funny Face® Dried Cranberries (www.funnyfacecranberries MarketWire

Data Age Grows Company
Today, Data Age Business Systems (Data Age), a U.S.-based developer of pawnshop management software marketed as PawnMaster®, announced measures taken to grow its company. The twenty-four-year-old company has continued to execute its plan to grow the company and strengthen its leadership role in the pawn industry MarketWire

Intrix Announces QuickBooks Plug-in for Payment Processing
Intrix Technology, Inc. (www.intrix.com) (Intrix), a provider of integrated payment processing solutions and services for processors, agents, ISOs, enterprises and retailers, has introduced an advanced QuickBooks Plug-in that integrates directly with its payment gateway platform MarketWire

Major Public Sector Entities Adopt AssetWorks' Latest IWMS Technology
AssetWorks, a leader in Intelligent Workplace Management(SM), today announced that four current customers have signed definitive agreements to upgrade to AiM™, the company's industry-leading Integrated Workplace Management System (IWMS) MarketWire

Dan Myslewski Joins VidSys as Vice President of Sales in the Americas
VidSys, a leading provider of Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software, today announced the addition of Dan Myslewski to its senior leadership team in the role of Vice President of Sales for the Americas. With more than 15 years of hands-on, global security and IT sales management experience, Myslewski will help drive VidSys' future growth. MarketWire

Cycling Legend Davis Phinney's Foundation Launches New Resource to Encourage Living Well With Parkinson's Disease
Imagine you are one of the 60,000 new U.S. cases of Parkinson's disease diagnosed each year MarketWire

Philadelphia Financial Closes on Acquisition of The Hartford's Private Placement Insurance Operations
Philadelphia Financial Group, Inc., a leader in the high net worth private placement insurance market, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of the private placement insurance business unit of The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: HIG). Philadelphia Financial now administers over $40 Billion in insurance policy accounts. MarketWire

Worthington Begins Work on I-1 Well Platform
Worthington Energy, Inc. (OTCBB: WGAS) ("Worthington"), an energy company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and drilling of oil and natural gas properties, announces that construction of the I-1 well platform has begun MarketWire

iSIGN Media Targets the United States Market and Manufacturing for Growth
iSIGN Media Solutions Inc. ("iSIGN" or "Company") (OTCQX: ISDSF) (TSX VENTURE: ISD), a leading provider of interactive mobile advertising solutions that serves advertisers, manufacturers, retailers and advertising agencies throughout North America, is pleased to provide information on its United States activities. MarketWire

Axceler Expands Management Team to Address Rapid Growth
Axceler, the leader in Microsoft SharePoint governance, administration and migration solutions, today announced that it has expanded its management team to respond to rapidly accelerating company growth which is driven by the strong interest in its collaboration and social business governance solutions. MarketWire

Portlogic Systems Appoints New CEO
Portlogic Systems Inc. (OTCBB: PGSY), a mobile and Internet software developer and kiosk solutions provider for electronic payments, marketing delivery and community communication systems, today announced it has appointed Mr. Joe Putegnat as CEO. MarketWire

Medpace Completes Construction on a New Clinical Pharmacology Unit -- Expanding Phase I-IIA Clinical Research Capabilities
Medpace, Inc. today announced the opening of the new Medpace Clinical Pharmacology Unit (CPU). The CPU unit will operate at 5355 Medpace Way, Cincinnati, OH. The existing facility in Norwood will close at the conclusion of the move MarketWire

Dutch Gold Announces Bulk Sample Assay Results of 0.362 Ounces per Ton of Gold
Dutch Gold Resources, Inc. (OTCQB: DGRI) (PINKSHEETS: DGRI) (the "Company") today is pleased to announce initial assay results from its bulk sample taken in June from its joint venture in Nicaragua. MarketWire

Sky Power Solutions, (OTCBB: SPOW) a Step Closer to Global Commercialization
Sky Power Solutions Corp. (OTCBB: SPOW) (www.skypowersolutions.com) announced today that further to recent pre-commercial testing of its solar concentrator, the company is now seeking to accelerate the completion of the commercial distribution agreement. MarketWire

RYU to Be Carried in Von Maur Department Stores
Today, Respect Your Universe, Inc. (RYU) (OTCBB: RYUN), http://www.ryu.com/, is pleased to announce the expansion of their relationship with Midwest based retailer, Von Maur. After a successful launch partnership with Von Maur earlier this year for the release of the RYU Men's Spring 2012 Line, Von Maur will now carry a broader assortment of the RYU line MarketWire

Active Power Sets Second Quarter 2012 Earnings for July 30 at 4:30 PM ET
Active Power, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACPW), manufacturer of continuous power and infrastructure solutions, will hold a conference call on Monday, July 30, 2012, at 4:30 p.m. (ET) to discuss results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012. Financial results will be issued in a news release prior to the call. MarketWire

Visionary NE3I -- Nanotechnology Employment, Education, and Economic Development Initiative -- Chooses NanoProfessor Nanoscience Education Program as Cornerstone
NanoProfessor®, a division of NanoInk®, Inc MarketWire

Invesco PowerShares to Expand Suite of DWA Technical Leader ETFs
Invesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC, a leading global provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), announced today the anticipated listing of the PowerShares DWA SmallCap Technical Leaders™ Portfolio on July 19, 2012 on the NYSE Arca. The new Fund is expected to trade under the ticker DWAS and represents the first US small-cap ETF based on the concept of relative strength ranking. MarketWire

King & Spalding Hires William F. Abrams, Boosts Its Patent Litigation Capabilities in California
King & Spalding has recruited veteran patent litigator William F. Abrams to add first-chair intellectual property litigation experience and boost expansion efforts in its Silicon Valley office, the firm announced today. MarketWire

Highwoods Properties Buys Three Medical Office Buildings in Greensboro
Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE: HIW) today announced that it has acquired three medical office properties in Greensboro through an off-market transaction. The Company has completed the acquisition of Church Street Medical Two and Three in Greensboro and expects to close on Church Street Medical One later in the third quarter after obtaining lender consent to a related loan assumption MarketWire

SmartMetric to Cut Bank Card Fraud in the Multi Billion Dollar Global Chip Card Market
SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCBB: SMME): The global card market reached $17 billion in 2011, jumping almost 14% from 2010, according to the 2011 International Card Manufacturers Association Global Card Market Statistics Report. According to this report, expanded production in the Asia-Pacific region led market growth as more than 30 billion cards were manufactured worldwide in 2011 MarketWire

"Stock Alert" Subscribers Enjoy 100% Profitable Trades This Year
Amidst the volatile world markets, stock traders need a steady and consistent helping hand. Over halfway through the year, the BullTrade.com Special Membership has closed out 31 straight winners. Traders have extoled these "Stock Alerts" for over 14 years while the performance record has spoken volumes MarketWire

BizRocket.com, Inc. Seeks to Expand Stake in Massively Multi-Player Online Games (MMOGs)
BizRocket.com, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BZRT) Management has direction to seek significant business opportunities in the massive MMO/MMOG market. Massively multiplayer online games also called MMOs and MMOGs are multiplayer video games which are capable of supporting hundreds or thousands of simultaneous users MarketWire

NewQuest Properties Announces New Commercial Leasing and Brokerage Team Members
NewQuest Properties, a company specializing in Houston retail space, is pleased to announce several new additions to its team. MarketWire

Arrested for Illegal Entry at NBA Finals
When the Miami Heat Won the fourth game of the NBA Finals, two ticketholders were arrested when they allegedly tried to gain access to an area for the media by displaying fake credentials. MarketWire

First Articles Now Live on F1000 Research
F1000 Research's revolutionary vision has been inspiring debate across the scientific community since the beginning of the year. Its informed contribution to the wider discussion about open access publishing has advanced to a new level this week with the publication of its first few articles (please see http://f1000research.com/articles) MarketWire

PEI Mussels Are the Ideal Natural Food Product
Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release. MarketWire

ConverterTechnology and Forrester Discuss How to Execute a Successful Enterprise Migration
ConverterTechnology, provider of software and services to help enterprises capitalize on the benefits of Microsoft Office 2010 without the migration risks of data corruption, is offering its most recent webinar -- "Executing a Successful Enterprise Desktop Migration: Are You Ready?" as a free download. MarketWire

IsoRay Announces Financing of $3.5 Million to Advance Its GliaSite and New Emerging Cancer Solutions for Internal Radiation Therapy
IsoRay, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ISR), a medical technology company and innovator in seed brachytherapy and medical radioisotope applications, announced today that it has entered into agreements with certain institutional investors for a registered direct placement of approximately $3.5 million of common stock at a price of $0.965 per share. Gross proceeds will be approximately $3 MarketWire

SPi Global Is Among World's Top 100 Outsourcing Companies
SPi Global, one of the world's leading BPO companies and the largest Filipino-owned BPO company, has earned again a spot among the world's top 100 outsourcing companies for the 7th consecutive year. MarketWire

Interactive Data Launches FutureSource Workstation Version 3.4
Interactive Data Corporation today announced a new version of FutureSource Workstation, its platform for the energy, commodities and futures markets. This release, Version 3.4, features integrated trading capabilities with more than 50 Futures Commission Merchants (FCMs) and 40 worldwide exchanges, and introduces key content and functionality enhancements. MarketWire

Info-Tech Research Group Ranks Avaya as Enterprise LAN "Champion"
Avaya earns high scores in Info-Tech Research Group Vendor Landscape report Avaya Networking "should be a contender on most organizations' shortlists" for enterprise LAN solutions, according to report Avaya was named a Champion of the enterprise LAN market, earning high product and vendor scores in a new Vendor Landscape report by Info-Tech Research Group MarketWire

Pickn'Tell Mobile App Provides Revolutionary New Way to Bridge the Gap Between Physical and Virtual Shopping
Pickn'Tell (http://www.pickntell.com) today launched a groundbreaking new way for people to shop for and share their favorite fashions via a new mobile fashion service that helps retailers increase sales, ROI, customer engagement and retention MarketWire

KISS's Landmark Release Destroyer: Resurrected Newly Remixed by Original Producer Bob Ezrin
"Destroyer boasts plenty of sound effects, orchestras, and choirs that paved the way for other bands to rip them off for many years to come... easily one of the best albums in the Kiss canon." - Pitchfork KISS is regarded as one of the most influential rock and roll bands of all-time and holds the honor as one of America's top gold-record champions MarketWire

Pickn'Tell Mobile App Gives Shoppers Access to On-the-Go Shopping Companions
Pickn'Tell (http://www.pickntell.com) today launched a groundbreaking new way for anyone with an iPhone or Android phone to shop for and share fashion choices with their friends; get advice and feedback; gain access to exclusive offers and events and have a better overall shopping experience MarketWire

TRUSTe Releases U.S. Consumer Findings From 2012 Online and Mobile Privacy Perceptions Report
Now celebrating 15 years of privacy innovation, TRUSTe, the leading privacy management solutions provider, today released the findings from its 2012 U.S. Online and Mobile Privacy Perceptions Report. Conducted online by Harris Interactive on behalf of TRUSTe between May 31 and June 6, 2012 among 1,033 U.S. adults and 554 U.S MarketWire

Quvis Launches Wraptor DCP Services for Independent Filmmakers
Today, Quvis Technologies Inc, a provider of digital cinema software, announced the availability of Wraptor DCP services. Available immediately, Quvis now offers indie filmmakers a fast, reliable and attractively priced alternative for creating, archiving and distributing studio quality DCPs. MarketWire

Source Interlink Media Selects Maxymiser for Self-Serve Multivariate Testing and Optimization of Automotive Websites
Maxymiser, the global expert in Customer Experience Optimization, including multivariate testing and personalization solutions, today announced that it has been selected by Source Interlink Media, a division of Source Interlink Companies, to conduct comprehensive website testing for three of the company's leading automotive sites: Motortrend.com, Automotive.com and Automobilemag.com. MarketWire

BIOTRONIK Celebrates 30-Year Anniversary -- Saving Thousands of Lives in Brazil
BIOTRONIK, a leading manufacturer of innovative medical technologies, is celebrating the thirtieth anniversary of its operations in Brazil. Since 1982, BIOTRONIK has been the only manufacturer of pacemakers, implantable cardioverter-defibrillators, stent technologies and devices which has remained in the country for 30 consecutive years. MarketWire

New Data Reveals Medical Conditions Influence Media Consumption
Resonate, a leading advertising technology company focused on connecting marketers with audiences based on values, unveiled new research that suggests consumers suffering from certain medical conditions are more likely to use multiple technology devices to ingest information MarketWire

Gold Standard Reports on Further Warrant Exercises, Cash on Hand and Accelerated Escrow Release
Gold Standard Ventures Corp. ("Gold Standard" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: GSV)(NYSE MKT: GSV)(NYSE Amex: GSV) (www.goldstandardv.com) reported today that it has received an additional $2,889,278 from the exercise of 2,889,278 share purchase warrants since the Company's last report on warrant exercises in its news release of April 24, 2012 MarketWire

Endeavour Silver Updates El Cubo Mineral Reserves and Resources, Exploration Potential, Mine Plan and 2012 Production Guidance
Endeavour Silver Corp. (TSX: EDR)(NYSE: EXK)(FRANKFURT: EJD) released today its updated NI 43-101 reserve and resource estimates to June 1, 2012 for its newly acquired El Cubo Mine, which comprises the southeastern part of the Guanajuato mining district located in Guanajuato State, Mexico (see highlights and table below). MarketWire

Smart Card Alliance Recognizes Top Industry Council Contributors for Advancing Knowledge and Acceptance of Smart Card Technology
Since forming eight years ago, Smart Card Alliance Industry Councils have become leading resources for information and education on the acceptance, use, and applications of smart card technology for identity, payment, transit, access control, and mobile applications MarketWire

InternetArray Launches StockPlay.com July 17th
InternetArray, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: INAR) announced that StockPlay™ (www.stockplay.com), its unique, new social media-based website for investors focusing on companies trading on the OTC Markets exchanges, will be live for new and current members on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at 8:00am ET. MarketWire

Peregrine Announces Initiation of a Phase I Rectal Adenocarcinoma Investigator-Sponsored Trial
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: PPHM), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing first-in-class monoclonal antibodies for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and viral infections, today announced the initiation of an investigator-sponsored trial (IST) for patients with stage II or stage III rectal adenocarcinoma MarketWire

A Tale of Two Biotech Companies: Q&A With Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) and Sunshine Biopharma (OTCBB: SBFM) Discussing Lead Cancer Products
InvestorIdeas.com, an investor research portal specializing in sector research including biotech and pharma stocks, issues a Q&A snapshot of two biotech companies taking aim at aggressive forms of cancer; Roche (SIX: RO) (SIX: ROG) (OTCQX: RHHBY) (PINKSHEETS: RHHBY) with its Herceptin® cancer drug and Sunshine Biopharma Inc. (OTCBB: SBFM) with its lead compound, Adva-27a. MarketWire

Everett Schenk Retires After 14 Years at the Helm of BNP Paribas North America
BNP Paribas announces that Everett Schenk, Chief Executive Officer for BNP Paribas' North American Corporate and Investment Banking ("CIB") activities, will be retiring effective September 30, 2012 after over 23 years with the Bank and 14 years at the head of the Bank in North America MarketWire

AdCare Health Systems Sets Second Quarter 2012 Conference Call for Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. ET
AdCare Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE MKT: ADK), a leading long-term care provider, will hold a conference call on Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time to discuss results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012. Financial results will be issued in a press release prior to the call. MarketWire

Franklin Templeton Announces New Roles Overseeing Consultant / Gatekeeper Relations and Investment Research for North American and International Advisory Services Divisions
Franklin Templeton Investments today announced that Andrew Ashton and Dennis Rothe have been appointed to new roles overseeing consultant/gatekeeper relations and investment research for the company's International Advisory Services and North America Advisory Services divisions, respectively. MarketWire

SilverSun Subsidary, SWK Technologies, Distinguished as 2012 Top 100 VAR by Bob Scott's Insights and Accounting Today
SilverSun Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: SSNT) (OTCQB: SSNT), a preferred source for best-of-breed mid-market software applications and expert professional consulting services, today announced that SWK Technologies, Inc MarketWire

AMERICAN SYSTEMS Selects Kristen Murphy to Lead Capture Management
AMERICAN SYSTEMS, a government IT solutions provider and one of the top 100 employee-owned companies in the U.S., has appointed Ms. Kristen Murphy to Vice President, Capture Management. Ms. Murphy will oversee the Company's processes, personnel, and procedures related to the successful identification and award of major new business opportunities. MarketWire

Woodward Announces Preliminary Fiscal Third Quarter Results, Revises Full Year Outlook and Schedules Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ: WWD) today announced preliminary results for the third fiscal quarter of 2012 as well as revised guidance for the full fiscal year. MarketWire

Kaseya Expands Cloud Based Product Offerings With New Entry Level Solution
To further strengthen its commitment to all segments of the IT market, Kaseya® today expands its product line to offer a new entry-level cloud-based IT systems management solution. With unique pricing, the entry-level Foundation solution allows IT professionals to enhance their break-fix processes with basic IT automation functionality at an affordable administrator-based price MarketWire

CaroTrans and Craft Strengthen U.S. - East Coast South America LCL and FCL Service Network
CaroTrans, a leading global NVOCC (non vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, today announced the expansion of their partnership with Craft Multimodal in the East Coast of South America (ECSA) trade region MarketWire

Avaya Extends Leadership in China's IP Telephony Market: Frost & Sullivan
Avaya grew its market share from 28.9% to 32 MarketWire

Woodward Signs Long-Term Agreement With Caterpillar
Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ: WWD) today announced that it signed a long-term supply agreement with Caterpillar Inc. MarketWire

Ivanhoe Mines Rights to Cease Trading on New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ on July 18, 2012, and on Toronto Stock Exchange at Noon on July 19, 2012
Ivanhoe Mines (TSX: IVN)(TSX: IVN.RT)(NYSE: IVN)(NYSE: IVN.RT)(NYSE: IVN.R)(NASDAQ: IVN)(NASDAQ: IVN.RT)(NASDAQ: IVN.R) today reminded eligible shareholders that the company's current rights offering will expire in four days, on July 19, 2012. MarketWire

Farelogix FMS2 Adds Multi-Channel Airline Merchandising, Integrated ATPCO Baggage Calculator for DOT Compliance
Farelogix today announced that its flagship FMS2 merchandising product (previously only offered with airline Direct Connects) has been enhanced to support retailing and personalization across multiple sales channels, including airline.com, check-in kiosks, call centers, and travel agencies (direct or via GDS) MarketWire

Lyrics and Guitar Tab Site GuitarParty.com Expands for U.S. Users
GuitarParty.com, the Iceland-based guitar tab and lyrics website, has recently announced that it is expanded its services to cater for Internet users in the U.S. GuitarParty.com has been giving its users in Iceland access to a premium selection of lyrics and tablature since 2008, and now the site plans to expand the selection to include popular lyrics and tablature by American artists. MarketWire

Magnum Hunter Resources Announces Mid-Year Total Proved Oil & Gas Reserves
Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (NYSE: MHR) (NYSE MKT: MHR.PRC) (NYSE MKT: MHR.PRD) ("Magnum Hunter" or the "Company") announced today a 51% increase in the quantity of the Company's estimated total proved reserves at June 30, 2012 as compared to December 31, 2011 MarketWire

Tealium Receives $10.5M in Series B Financing From Battery Ventures to Extend Global Leadership in Enterprise Tag Management
Tealium, the leader in enterprise tag management, today announced that it has received $10.5M in Series B financing from Battery Ventures to help fund growth across the entire company as it continues to build on its market leadership and momentum in enterprise tag management. MarketWire

PAID Inc. Update on Intellectual Property and Proposed Spinoff
PAID Inc. (OTCBB: PAYD) has been making progress expanding and monetizing its intellectual property (IP) relating to online shipping calculations systems and methods. PAID's strategic plan to monetize its IP includes the following phases: MarketWire

ERF Wireless Names Tom Wiedebush as COO to Expand Management Depth and Accommodate New Growth Opportunities
ERF Wireless (OTCBB: ERFB), a leading provider of enterprise-class wireless broadband products and services, announced today that Mr. Tom Wiedebush has joined the company as its Chief Operating Officer (COO) to take over all of the day-to-day high-level operational management responsibilities previously being conducted by its Chief Executive Officer. MarketWire

Mitchell Announces Appointment of New General Manager for Mitchell NHQ Negotiation Services
Mitchell, a leading provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty (P&C) claims and Collision Repair industries, is pleased to announce the appointment of Greg Gaughan as the Vice President and General Manager of Mitchell NHQ Negotiation Services division MarketWire

Oracle Health Sciences Translational Research Center to Support Cancer Research UK's Development of Targeted Cancer Therapies
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

W. P. Carey to Release Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results on Tuesday, August 7
Investment firm W. P. Carey & Co. LLC (NYSE: WPC) announced today that it will release its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012 prior to market-open on Tuesday, August 7, 2012. The financial results will be released via all major wire services, W. P. Carey's corporate website and electronic mail. MarketWire

Stroz Friedberg Unveils New Chicago Office and Leadership
Stroz Friedberg LLC, a global digital risk management and investigations firm, announced the opening of a new office in Chicago; expanding the firm's global presence to 10 locations. David Glockner, former Chief of the Criminal Division of the U.S MarketWire

Dolat Ventures to Initiate Resource Expansion Drilling at Baimbawai Pool on the Sewa River Project, Sierra Leone
Dolat Ventures Inc. (OTCQB: DOLV) (OTCBB: DOLV), a diamond development company focused on West Africa, is pleased to announce its plans to initiate resource expansion drilling of its diamond project in Sierra Leone. MarketWire

Adaptive Planning and Plex Systems Partner to Deliver Robust Planning and Reporting Capabilities to Manufacturing Customers
Adaptive Planning, the worldwide leader in cloud-based corporate performance management (CPM) solutions for companies and nonprofits of all sizes, and Plex Systems, a leading Cloud ERP solution for the manufacturing enterprise, today announced that they have partnered to enhance their customers' budgeting, forecasting, and reporting capabilities. MarketWire

Oracle Announces The Executive Edge @ OpenWorld in San Francisco During Oracle OpenWorld 2012
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Nashville's Number One Christian Radio Station Expands Its Reach Into Rutherford and Cannon Counties
Salem Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: SALM), a leading U.S. radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine and book publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and conservative opinion content, announced today 94-FM The FISH, heard on 93.7-FM and 94.1-FM in Nashville, has added a third frequency in Middle Tennessee, 104 MarketWire

Avista Utilities Selects Oracle Utilities Customer Care and Billing to Deploy a Next-Generation Customer Information System
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Coferon, Inc. Announces $12 Million Series B Financing
Coferon Inc., a privately held, New York-based biotechnology company, today announced that it has closed on a $12 million Series B financing round led by a trio of new venture investors: Hatteras Venture Partners of Durham, N.C.; MedImmune Ventures of Gaithersburg, MD (the corporate venture arm of AstraZeneca Ltd); and Ascent Biomedical Ventures of New York, N.Y. MarketWire

INSIGHT Provides Supply Chain Prescriptive Analytics for Big Data Gathered From Complex, Supply Chain Networks
INSIGHT, Inc., a top international provider of supply chain planning solutions for the world's foremost companies, provides supply chain prescriptive analytics and strategies for the Big Data that is collected from global, complex supply chain networks MarketWire

Blue Coat Closes Mobile App Security Gap by Giving IT Control Over Mobile Devices on Corporate Network
Blue Coat Systems, Inc., a market and technology leader of Web security and WAN optimization solutions, today introduced mobile application controls that close the security gap created by unsanctioned mobile applications on the corporate network. As employees increasingly bring their own mobile devices to work, the mobile app security gap has widened MarketWire

Pacnet Appoints Carl Grivner as Chief Executive Officer
Pacnet today announced that the company's Board of Directors has appointed Carl J. Grivner as Chief Executive Officer, effective 23 July 2012. MarketWire

Kaseya to Present at Campus Technology Education Conference in Boston
Kaseya®, today announced that Gary Frenkel of University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School and Jeff Keyes of Kaseya will deliver today's luncheon address at the Campus Technology 19th Annual Education Technology Conference taking place at Seaport World Trade Center in Boston from July 16 -19th. MarketWire

Cellceutix Meets Manufacturers to Synthesize Psoriasis Drug Candidate for Clinical Trials; Site Initiation Visit for Clinical Trials of Kevetrin to Happen This Week
Cellceutix Corporation (OTCBB: CTIX) (the "Company"), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering small molecule drugs to treat unmet medical conditions, reports today that it has been conducting meetings with manufacturers to synthesize and formulate its lead psoriasis drug, Prurisol™, for a Phase 2/3 clinical trial. The U.S MarketWire

New Anthology 'Shame Prom' Featuring Bestselling Memoirist Monica Holloway
With the press abounding with stories of shame and embarrassment, bestselling author Monica Holloway will be among twenty-six extraordinary women -- writers, artists, and activists -- to offer up their most funny, sad, poignant, miraculous, life-changing, and jaw-dropping experiences, in the effort to help acknowledge and let go of what holds us all back MarketWire

Vending Machine Companies and Quench Beverage & Snack Co. Now Offer Total Distributorship Packages
Quench Beverage & Snack Co. is pleased to announce they are now offering distributor packages for businesses that want to support a local business over large vending machine companies. Quench now offers re-stocking of office supplies, cleaning products, disposable eating utensils and other products vital to the successful running of a workplace as a service. MarketWire

NoCo Gold & Diamond's Website Allows Patrons to Buy, and Now Sell Diamonds
NoCo Gold & Diamond is pleased to offer a new listing page on their website where users can buy and sell diamonds from and to NoCo Gold & Diamond. The web-based business is offering designer diamonds, bracelets, rings and other jewelry at discounted prices MarketWire

Fort Collins Club Keeps Kids in Good Health: New Swim Lessons Session Added, Holds Kids' Triathlon for Children's Hospital
Fort Collins Club (FCC), a northern Colorado fitness center, is pleased to announce that they are helping keep kids in good health this summer by offering additional sessions of swim lessons and holding a Kids' Triathlon to help fund the Cardiac Kids Chapter of the Children's Hospital in Denver. MarketWire

The Venetian(R) and The Palazzo(R) Las Vegas Launch New Mobile App With Innovative 'Wayfinding' Technology
The Venetian | The Palazzo Pocket Concierge™, the resorts' mobile app for Apple and Android smartphone users, brings the guest experience to the mobile world. Powered by Meridian, a mobile-software developer known for its location-based services, VP Pocket Concierge™ offers the hospitality industry's most dynamic indoor "wayfinding" technologies. MarketWire

TRC Announces Establishment of London Office as TRC Companies Ltd.
TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRR) today announced it will open an office in London, operating under the name, TRC Companies Ltd. MarketWire

U.S. Concrete to Begin Operating a Second Ready-Mix Plant on Staten Island, New York
U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ: USCR) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Eastern Concrete Materials, Inc. ("Eastern"), entered into a lease and marketing agreement with Granite Ready Mix, Scara-Mix, Inc. and related companies located at 707 Sharrotts Road on the southwestern side of Staten Island, NY effective July 16, 2012 MarketWire

Cobra Introduces the New 8000 Pro HD GPS Navigation System for Professional Drivers
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University at Buffalo Center for the Arts to Use ProVenue(R) by Tickets.com(R)
Tickets.com, provider of state-of-the-art technology solutions to over 1,000 sports and entertainment clients around the world and the University at Buffalo Center for the Arts, today announced a new partnership agreement centralized on ProVenue. MarketWire

Gardner Denver CEO Resigns, Board Appoints Michael M. Larsen Interim CEO
The board of directors of Gardner Denver, Inc. (NYSE: GDI) today announced that Barry L. Pennypacker has resigned as president, chief executive officer and director. Michael M. Larsen, vice president and chief financial officer, has been named interim CEO, effective immediately MarketWire

Mattson Technology Introduces New Helios XL for Advanced Logic Device Manufacturing
Mattson Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MTSN), a leading supplier of advanced process equipment used to manufacture semiconductors, today introduced Helios XL, its latest rapid thermal processing (RTP) system designed to help customers achieve high transistor performance and improved device yields at the lowest cost of ownership (CoO) for advanced logic manufacturing MarketWire

Japanese Demand May Fuel American Natural Gas Prices, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- With its nuclear fleet's uncertain future, the world's largest importer of liquefied natural gas (LNG), Japan, is turning toward natural gas as its power generation fuel of choice for the mid-term MarketWire

Hydropower Provides Steady Renewable Energy Stream for Shifting Power Industry, a "Navigating the Currents of Change" Webcast on Industrialinfo.com
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The North American Power Generation Industry is experiencing rapid changes. The premature retirement of several U.S MarketWire

Power Transmission & Distribution, Biomass-to-Energy Outlooks Cover Important Industry Sectors
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- To help our meet our clients' needs for increasingly segmented market information for the Power Industry, Industrial Info has developed the United States Electric Transmission and Distribution (T&D) Outlook and the U.S. Biomass-to-Energy Outlook. MarketWire

Eco-Safe Motivates Global Insurance Industry Giant to Join Discount on Premiums
Eco-Safe Systems USA, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ESFS) is pleased to announce an expansion of insurance premium discounts for food industry customers utilizing Ozone Disinfection with NSF product registration. MarketWire

Absolute Capital Homes Cautions Against Anti-Foreclosure Measures
Ever since the housing bubble burst, foreclosures, short sales, and REO properties have become all-too-familiar parts of the American landscape. For many consumers, the sheer volume of foreclosed or otherwise distressed properties on the market is a sign of just how tough times are, and how badly the real estate industry needs to recover MarketWire

York Prep: Harsh Summer Weather and Overcrowding Threatens Health of Urban Bees
WNYC.org reports that Andrew Cote, the faculty member responsible for the bee hives at the top of York Prep, is worried about the health of the school's hive during this harsh summer season. Thirst and overheating are among his main concerns, but WNYC MarketWire

Blackhawk Network's Gift Cards to Remain in New Jersey Retail Stores
Blackhawk Network, a leading provider of prepaid and financial payments products for consumers and businesses, today announced its decision to continue selling prepaid gift cards throughout New Jersey retail stores. MarketWire

Fima Inc. Announces $25 Million USD Bellevue Oilfield Purchase With Producing Wells and Drilling Potential
Fima Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FIMA) has entered into an agreement to purchase the Bellevue Oilfield Lease ("Bellevue Lease") from Canco Energy Corporation for a purchase price of Twenty Five Million Dollars to be satisfied by the issuance of Fima restricted common shares. Canco Energy Corporation ("Canco") is controlled by Mr MarketWire

Dewmar International BMC, Inc. Approved for Membership in Arkansas-Mississippi Minority Supplier Development Council
Dewmar International BMC, Inc. (OTCBB: DEWM) announces that it has met the requirements for certification as a bona fide Minority Business Enterprise as defined by the National Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. (NMSDC). MarketWire

Allied Electronics Recognized for e-Commerce Distributor Excellence
Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), was recognized by Bourns Inc. with the e-Commerce Distributor Excellence Award for 2011 MarketWire

TDS Drive Welcomes C. Phillip Joy as President and CEO
Terra Drive Systems (TDS Drive), a leading designer and manufacturer of steerable hydraulic drive systems for on- and off-highway motorized specialty equipment, announces today their new President & CEO, C. Phillip Joy. MarketWire

Fully Permitted Barkerville Gold Announces Its QR Mine to Process Ore From Bonanza Ledge Open Pit
Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: BGM)(FRANKFURT: IWUB) (the "Company" or "Barkerville") announced today it received an amendment on Friday, July 13th to its Mines Act permit for the mill at QR Mine to process ore from its newly permitted Bonanza open pit Mine. MarketWire

Sea Fibre Networks Ink Fibre Deal With euNetworks
Sea Fibre Networks, owner and operator of Europe's most advanced sub-sea telecoms network, CeltixConnect, today announced a new fibre contract with euNetworks, one of Europe's leading bandwidth infrastructure providers MarketWire

World's Leading IT Security Certification Provider to Host Technical Hackers Combat Workshop Series in Hacker Halted APAC
EC-Council Academy will be hosting the Security360 workshop series at the upcoming Hacker Halted APAC, to be held on the 19th - 22nd November 2012 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. MarketWire

Lattice Diamond 2.0 Software Unleashes Powerful Design Tools for the New Low Cost, Low Power LatticeECP4 FPGA Family
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) today announced version 2.0 of its Lattice Diamond® design software, the flagship design environment for Lattice FPGA products. Version 2 MarketWire

Linde to construct two major air separation units in India for Tata Steel
Technology company The Linde Group will beconstructingtwo major air separation units at the Kalinganagar industrial complex inOdisha,India, for one of the world's largest steel manufacturers, Tata SteelLimited.Linde will be investing EUR 80 million in this project. The two companiesrecently signed an agreement to this effect MarketWire

Wolters Kluwer Financial Services Acquires FinArch
Wolters KluwerFinancial Services, aleading worldwide provider of comprehensive risk management, compliance andaudit solutions for the financial services industry, today announced theacquisition of FinArch, a leading provider of integrated finance, risk andperformance measurement solutions that enable financial institutions tomanage,measure and report all financial activities. MarketWire

Pharming confirms safety profile of recombinant human Lactoferrin in a food safety study in healthy human volunteers
Biotech company Pharming Group NV("Pharming" or "the Company") (NYSE Euronext: PHARM) today announces that arandomized, cross-over double blind, placebo controlled study in healthyvolunteers has shown that Pharming's recombinant human Lactoferrin (rhLF)issafe, based on the assessment of clinical data, gastro-intestinal toleranceandadverse event reporting. MarketWire

Addex Announces the Publication of Positive Data on the Efficacy of mGluR4 Positive Allosteric Modulator in Parkinson's Disease Pre-Clinical Models
Addex Therapeutics /Addex Announces the Publication of Positive Data on the Efficacy of mGluR4Positive Allosteric Modulator in Parkinson's Disease Pre-Clinical Models. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement MarketWire

Jeju Becomes Major Tourism and Investment Destination for Chinese People
The Consulate General of China in Jeju officially started business on July 14. The Jeju consulate is China's fourth residential office in Korea, following the Embassy of the People's Republic of China and consulates general in Busan and Gwangju MarketWire

Former DoD Under Secretary Michele Flournoy Joins BCG as Senior Advisor
The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has named Michèle Flournoy, the former U.S. Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, as a senior advisor. MarketWire

United Resource Holdings Group, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Control of Noble Technologies Corp., Annual Shareholders Meeting, Election of Directors, and Appointment of Officers
United Resource Holdings Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: URHG) ("URHG") announced today that URHG has acquired a control position in Noble Technologies Corp. ("NTC"), which operates a beneficiation facility that recovers precious metals from mineral ores and ore concentrates. MarketWire

American Petro-Hunter's SOM-1H Mississippi Lime Horizontal Well in South Oklahoma Project Commences Commercial Production
American Petro-Hunter, Inc. (OTCBB: AAPH) ("American Petro-Hunter" or the "Company") today is very pleased to announce that the SOM-1H Mississippi Lime horizontal oil and gas well at the Company's South Oklahoma Project has been successfully completed and fracked and began production to both the oil storage tanks and gas pipeline on July 10th. MarketWire

Cotton Creek Capital Is Pleased to Announce a New Associate
Cotton Creek Capital, a Dallas-based private equity firm, announced today that Anil Ali has joined the firm as an Associate. MarketWire

Sotheby's International Realty Brand Seeks to Expand Its U.S.-Based Executive Team
Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced plans to expand its management team in the United States to further develop the company's worldwide network of real estate affiliates. MarketWire

Golar LNG Partners Announces Full Exercise Of Underwriters' Over-Allotment Option, Closing Of Public Offering And Closing Of Private Placement To Golar LNG Limited
Golar LNG Partners LP (NASDAQ: GMLP) (the "Partnership") announced today that its previously announced public offering (the "Offering") of 5,500,000 common units representing limited partner interests at $30.95 per common unit has closed GlobeNewswire

Reminder: Program for the publication of Yara International ASA's second quarter results 2012
Yara International ASA's second quarter 2012 results will be released on Wednesday 18 July 2012.The results will be available at www.yara.com and in the reception at Bygdøy allé 2, Oslo from 08:00 CEST.The results will be presented at 09:30 CEST by President and CEO Jørgen Ole Haslestad and CFO Torgeir Kvidal GlobeNewswire

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