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UK unemployment rate falls to 8.1%
Office of National Statistics data says job seeks falls by 65,000 to 2.58 million Andhra News

Abakan's Mesocoat Finding Favor with Majors in the Fight Against Pipeline Corrosion
Pipelines move around two-thirds of the oil, gas, and petroleum products transported annually, Pipeline and Gas journal estimates that despite the global economic downturn 119,938 miles of pipelines are planned and under construction[i]. There are anestimated 2 ACN Newswire

Equity Briefing: Upgrades and Downgrades for July 18th: VMW, VMW, VNET, VPRT, WFM, WTR
A number of stocks were upgraded and downgraded by equities research analysts today, as reported by Analyst Ratings Network and Equity Briefing:Drexel Hamilton upgraded shares of VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) to a buy rating.Needham & Company reiterated its buy rating on shares of VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW).Canaccord Genuity initiated coverage on shares of 21Vianet (NASDAQ: VNET) ACN Newswire

Abakan's Mesocoat Finding Favor with Majors in the Fight Against Pipeline Corrosion
By James WestNEW YORK - Pipelines move around two-thirds of the oil, gas, and petroleum products transported annually, Pipeline and Gas journal estimates that despite the global economic downturn 119,938 miles of pipelines are planned and under construction[i]. There are an estimated 2 ACN Newswire

Q&A: How real is the threat of a global pandemic involving H5N1 or a related virus?
Andy Sheldon is the CEO of Medicago Inc. (TSX: MDG) (OTCQX: MDCGF) (PINK:MDCGF).His firm has completed a Phase I and a Phase II clinical trial of an H5 pandemic flu VLP vaccine candidate and he shares with BioMedReports an overview of progress onseveral fronts in this exclusive interview. How real is the threat of a global pandemic involving H5N1 or a related virus? Very real ACN Newswire

Glu Mobile Releases Gun Bros and Contract Killer for Xbox LIVE on Windows Phone
Glu Mobile Inc., a leading global developer and publisher of freemium games for smartphone and tablet devices, today announced the availability of two of its top freemium games, Gun Bros and Contract Killer, for Xbox LIVE(R) for Windows Phone. Gun Bros brings top-down, twin-stick shooter action while Contract Killer challenges players with sniper-style, first-person shooter gameplay ACN Newswire

The Commercially Minded General Counsel
Clients need Counsel to deal with all aspects, not just the legal issues, says Thomas Gemmeke, Partner and Attorney-at-Law, RolfsPartner. Costs can be saved just by hiring one law firm that handles both legal and commercial matters, he adds ACN Newswire

Hong Kong Book Fair Opens with Record Exhibitor Participation
More than 530 exhibitors from 23 countries and regions, a new exhibitor record, are taking part in the 23rd edition of the HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair, which opened today and continues through 24 July, at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre(HKCEC) ACN Newswire

MHI Renews Licensing Contract on Mitsubishi-UE Low-speed Marine Diesel Engines with Hyundai Heavy Industries
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has renewed a technology licensing agreement on the company's Mitsubishi-UE low-speed marine diesel engines with Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI), the world's largest shipbuilder and engine manufacturer ACN Newswire

Mitsubishi Motors Begins Production of Outlander Sport in the United States
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announced the start of production of the Outlander Sport(1) compact crossover at Mitsubishi Motors North America's(2) (MMNA) plant in Normal, Illinois. A commemorative line-off ceremony was held at the plant ACN Newswire

TECHNICOLOR: Technicolor Partners with Telstra for the Next Generation T-Hub(R)
Technicolor (Euronext Paris: TCH) announces the roll-out of T-Hub 2(R) - a next generation home communication solution for Telstra, Australia's leading telecommunications and information services company ACN Newswire

Cellceutix Corporation (OTCBB:CTIX) Meets Manufactures to Synthesize Psoriasis Drug Candidate for Clinical Trials - Video Summary Posted on
Cellceutix Corporation (OTCBB:CTIX) has received news from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration informing the company that an application for a 505(b)(2) designation for Prurisil(TM), the company's lead psoriasis drug, would be an acceptable approach, allowing the company to move Prurisil(TM) immediately into advanced stages of clinical trials.InvestmentPitch ACN Newswire

ST-Ericsson Reports Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results
ST-Ericsson, a joint venture of STMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM) and Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC), reported financial results for the second fiscal quarter ending June 30, 2012 ACN Newswire

Trovagene May Have Solved the Elusive Liquid Biopsy
For several decades, researches have been developing technology that will pinpoint cancer cells or DNA fragments (nucleic acids) in blood to detect cancer in patients. Several factors have held this technology back; one the most difficult hurdles isthe need for large amount of blood samples ACN Newswire

Equity Briefing: Healthcare Watch -- VIVUS Turns Higher, StemCells Soars On News
U.S. stocks bounced back on Tuesday as Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke continues to answer questions from U.S. lawmakers. Markets are anticipating some hint about further easing to boost economy. There are several healthcare stocks showing unusual moves at the mid point on Tuesday:Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) shares declined 0.56% to $68 ACN Newswire

DENSO Celebrates Grand Opening of Its New Manufacturing Plant and Technical Center in Brazil
DENSO Do Brasil Ltda. (DNBR), a subsidiary of DENSO Corporation, today celebrated the opening of its new plant and technical center in Santa Barbara d'Oeste City, Sao Paulo, Brazil. By 2015, the total investment of the new facilities will represent approximately 205 million real (approximately US$100 million*), with an estimated 800 employees ACN Newswire

Benchmark Hospitalists Selected as Hospitalist Solution Provider at Methodist Hospital of Southern California
Benchmark Hospitalists ("Benchmark"), a premier provider of hospitalist services, has contracted with Methodist Hospital of Southern California ("MHSC") to provide hospitalist management, administrative and program implementation services beginning July 15, 2012. MarketWire

Renaissance Entertainment and Media Group Announces the Opening of JULY MOON, the Story of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing for the 43rd Anniversary of Man's First Steps on the Moon
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RadBlue's G2S Engine (RGE) Enables First Operator-Developed Game to System (G2S) Application Using Existing Game Technology
Radical Blue Gaming's RGE recently went online as the enabling technology for a progressive gaming application, Volcan, launched at Casino de Charlevoix in La Malbaie, Québec, Canada. This new application, developed by the innovators at Ingenio, a research and development subsidiary of Loto-Québec, is the first operator-developed program to use G2S with existing gaming machines. MarketWire

ADVA Optical Networking Reports Q2 2012 Financial Results with Profitability Above Guidance
ADVA AG OpticalNetworking / ADVA Optical Networking Reports Q2 2012 Financial Results withProfitability Above Guidance. Processed and transmitted by Thomson ReutersONE. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. MarketWire

Muller Quaker Dairy Introduces Europe's Beloved Muller(TM) Yogurt to the U.S.
There's a new yogurt in town, and it's a totally new taste never before enjoyed on this side of the pond. Muller Quaker Dairy, a joint venture between PepsiCo, Inc. and the Theo Müller Group, is bringing Europe's beloved Müller™ yogurt to the U.S MarketWire

"How to Strengthen Your Company's DNA" Webinar for Senior Executives on Tuesday, August 7 Hosted by Lord & Benoit
Lord & Benoit, a global management consulting firm, is hosting a free one-hour POWEROUND™ webinar on How to Strengthen Your Company's DNA for senior-level executives on Tuesday, August 7 at 2 pm EDST. MarketWire

Red Hawk Casino Launches Mobile App for iPad, iPhone and Android
Red Hawk Casino is pleased to announce the launch of the Red Hawk Casino mobile application for iPhone, iPad and Android, developed in partnership with Bally Technologies, Inc. This free mobile app gives users access to browse casino games online, receive exclusive Red Hawk offers and view event calendars, dining menus, bus schedules and more. MarketWire

Middle School Year -- Transition Your Way up to Success
While it may be summer now, school will begin soon enough. For students who said goodbye to elementary school earlier this year, this fall represents the start of a critical transition to middle school. MarketWire

CubeSmart to Manage Portfolio of 31 Self-Storage Facilities in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia
CubeSmart (NYSE: CUBE) announced today that it has been retained by American Storage to manage 31 self-storage facilities (containing approximately 1.2M square feet) in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia MarketWire

Beat the Summer Heat With Tree Top's Nutritious Smoothie Recipes
Convenient and kid-friendly, smoothies are ideal fuel for adults and kids alike. They're also a refreshing summer treat, a nutritious afternoon snack and a great on-the-go breakfast option. Tree Top, producers of apple juice made with 100 percent USA apples, has compiled a list of smoothie recipes that are easy to make, nutrient-rich and, of course, tasty. MarketWire

1st Enterprise Bank Exceeds $600 Million in Assets
1st Enterprise Bank ("the Bank") (OTCBB: FENB), an independent full-service commercial bank serving the Southern California business community, reported total assets of $619 million and net income of $804,000 for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. MarketWire

AMA Foundation Welcomes Four New National Board Members
The American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation welcomed four new members to the national philanthropic organization's Board of Directors. As elected members of the Board, these individuals will contribute their expertise to advance the mission of the AMA Foundation by ensuring that the organization successfully raises, stewards and administers funds for high-impact public health programs. MarketWire

Alorica Wins New Client Support for Consumer Goods Brand Leader
Alorica ( announced today that they have established a new partnership with a consumer goods retailer. The contract is designed to allow opportunity for continued growth and program expansion based on performance. MarketWire

TangerSTYLE Studio Launches Fall 2012 Back to School
Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. (NYSE: SKT) is celebrating the Back to School shopping season with the launch of the Fall TangerSTYLE Studio, a multi-channel fashion studio designed to highlight the latest looks and trends that can be found at Tanger Outlets across the country and Canada. Starting today, Tanger Outlet shoppers can access the TangerSTYLE Studio on the company's website (www MarketWire

American National Bankshares Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2012 Cash Dividend
American National Bankshares Inc. (NASDAQ: AMNB), parent company of American National Bank and Trust Company, announced its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.23 per common share, payable September 21, 2012, to shareholders of record September 7, 2012. MarketWire

INFORUM Presents "New Lives and Old Dreams: Immigration in America 2012"
INFORUM at The Commonwealth Club is partnering with the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants on July 24 to host "New Lives and Old Dreams: Immigration in America 2012" in celebration of USCRI's 100th anniversary. This panel conversation will focus on the nuanced reality of immigration in the United States. Panelists include Arturo S MarketWire

The Dominican Republic Requests WTO Consultations With Australia Concerning Plain Packaging for Tobacco Products
The Dominican Republic today requested formal consultations with Australia under the dispute settlement procedures of the World Trade Organization ("WTO") in response to the Australian government's plain packaging laws for tobacco products. MarketWire

Transocean Ltd. Announces Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) (SIX: RIGN) said it plans to report earnings for the three months ended June 30, 2012, on the afternoon of Wednesday, August 1, 2012, following the close of trading on the NYSE. MarketWire

China Auto Logistics Names New Chief Operating Officer and Four New Directors
China Auto Logistics Inc. (the "Company" or "CALI") (NASDAQ: CALI), one of China's leading developers of websites for buyers and sellers of imported and domestic automobiles, a top seller in China of imported luxury cars, and a leading provider of auto-related services, announced today that Mr. Jin Yan, 46, has been appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Company, replacing Mr MarketWire

Guaranty Bancorp Announces 2012 Second Quarter Financial Results
Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ: GBNK) MarketWire

Given Imaging to Host Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results Conference Call on August 8, 2012
Given Imaging (NASDAQ: GIVN) today announced that the company will host a conference call on Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at 9:00am ET, 4:00pm Israel time to discuss first quarter 2012 financial results. The company plans to release results following the close of U.S. financial markets on Tuesday, August 7, 2012. MarketWire

Covanta Holding Corporation Reports 2012 Second Quarter Results
Covanta Holding Corporation (NYSE: CVA) ("Covanta" or the "Company"), a leading global owner and operator of Energy-from-Waste ("EfW") projects, reported unaudited financial results today for the three and six months ended June 30, 2012. MarketWire

Algal Biomass Organization Hails Use of Algae Fuel in Great Green Fleet Demonstration
Today Mary Rosenthal, executive director of the Algal Biomass Organization (ABO), the trade association for the U.S. algae industry, released the following statement in support of the Navy's Great Green Fleet demonstration and the biofuels derived from algae that are being tested in U.S. ships and aircraft. MarketWire

World of Art Showcase Adds Renowned Bali-Based Austrian Painter Wolfgang Widmoser -- a Onetime Student of Ernst Fuchs and Salvador Dali -- to Its Roster of Exhibiting Artists
The World of Art Showcase is pleased to announce the addition of world renowned, Bali-based Austrian painter Wolfgang Widmoser to its inaugural event -- a long overdue celebration of the visual arts and artists ( at the Wynn Las Vegas December 20-22, 2012. MarketWire

The Warranty Group Appoints Thomas Warsop Chief Executive Officer
The Warranty Group today announced the appointment of Thomas Warsop as chief executive officer, effective August 6, 2012. In addition, Mr. Warsop will be elected to the company's Board of Directors. MarketWire

Michelle Obama's Family Ski Trip to Aspen, Colorado, Cost Taxpayers at Least $83 Thousand Say Records Obtained by Judicial Watch
Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it has obtained records from the United States Air Force and the United States Secret Service detailing Michelle Obama's February 2012 President's Day weekend ski vacation to Aspen, Colorado, with her two daughters. MarketWire

Cultural Shift in America Fuels Pizza Patron Expansion
In 2010, the Census Bureau reported that for every nine births among Hispanics there was one death, compared to a roughly one-to-one ratio among whites. Experts have predicted that today's young and expanding Hispanic population is a precursor of what mainstream America will look like tomorrow MarketWire

Oak Valley Bancorp Reports 2nd Quarter Results
Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ: OVLY), the bank holding company for Oak Valley Community Bank and Eastern Sierra Community Bank, recently reported consolidated financial results. For the three months ended June 30, 2012, consolidated net income was $1,352,000, while consolidated net income available to common shareholders was $1,238,000, or $0.16 per diluted common share MarketWire

United Data Technologies (UDT) Recognized as Cisco Identity Services Engine Authorized Technology Provider Partner in U.S.
To support the expanding role of access control solutions that leverage the intelligence of the network, United Data Technologies (UDT) announced today that it has achieved Identity Services Engine (ISE) Authorized Technology Provider (ATP) status from Cisco MarketWire

DocFinity Ranks High Among Customers in 2012 RAVE Awards
DocFinity, a provider of enterprise content management (ECM) and business process management (BPM) software to the insurance, healthcare, higher education, and other industries, has won second place in the 2012 RAVE Award. Co-sponsored by Tech Decisions and Novarica, these awards recognize outstanding software and IT service providers based on feedback from their customers. MarketWire

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences to Offer Bachelor's Degree in Microbiology
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences has received approval from the New York State Education Department to offer a bachelor's degree in Microbiology and plans to enroll the program's first class in fall 2013 MarketWire

CORRECTION FROM SOURCE: Axia Group (PINKSHEETS: AGIJ) Collagenna Skin Care Makes Firm Merger Offer
This document corrects and replaces the press release sent on July 18, 2012 at 11:55 AM ET. MarketWire

Wegener Corporation Reports Final Results for Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2012
Wegener Corporation (OTCQB: WGNR) (PINKSHEETS: WGNR), a leading provider of products for television, audio and data distribution networks worldwide, today announced final operating results for the third quarter of fiscal 2012, which ended June 1, 2012. MarketWire

Mercuria Strengthens Its Growing Presence in China
Mercuria Energy ("Mercuria", "the Group") further consolidates its presence in China. MarketWire

Cadence Encounter Digital Technology Helps Renesas Gain Advantage in Design Power, Area and Productivity
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, announced today that Renesas Electronics Corporation, a premier provider of advanced semiconductor solutions, significantly improved power, area and productivity by using Cadence® Encounter® digital technology to tape out its new generation of automotive 32-bit microcontrollers (MCU) MarketWire

CSA Group Announces 2012 Awards Recipients for Outstanding Achievement
CSA Group, a leading standards development organization and testing and certification services provider, is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2012 Awards for Outstanding Achievement. In its sixth year, CSA Group Awards are presented to individuals, committees and organizations for exceptional service and achievement in the area of standards development MarketWire

Brown & Brown, Inc. Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend
Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE: BRO) today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.085 per share. The dividend is payable on August 15, 2012, to shareholders of record on August 8, 2012. MarketWire

Introducing the Asia Resort Development Conference
The Asia Resort Development Conference is the only conference in the US that focuses exclusively on educating professionals on the needs and requirements of investing, building and constructing a first-class resort in Asia. This conference will bring together leading experts to present the newest, most attractive opportunities for development and investment in the Asian resort market MarketWire

Email Delivery Software Providers, GreenArrow, Announces the Coming of Their Innovative Dynamic Delivery System
High-volume email delivery software solutions like DRH Internet's GreenArrow make it easier than ever to reach out to customers with transactional and marketing messages. However, one of the biggest challenges companies face is ensuring that their emails make their way past rules and spam filters and actually get delivered to inboxes where their recipients can read them MarketWire

Celebrity Chefs Robert Irvine and Fabio Viviani to Appear at OC Fair as Part of the 2012 Chef Series
The 2012 OC Fair (July 13-August 12) will welcome Celebrity Chefs Robert Irvine (July 26) and Fabio Viviani (August 2) in The Hangar at the OC Fair at 1pm. Both performances are free with Fair admission and will be followed by a Q&A, autograph signing and prizes. MarketWire

Brandman University Extended Education to Offer Global Professional Human Resources Course
Brandman University Extended Education -- the innovative arm of Brandman University and a part of the Chapman University system -- has partnered with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) to offer an online Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR) Course to help human resources professionals compete in today's increasingly global market. MarketWire

With Prepared Foods Market at $32 Billion, Supermarkets Aren't Just for Groceries Anymore
Sales of prepared foods and ready-to-eat foods at retail will reach $32.45 billion in 2012, up 7.5% from 2011, according to "Prepared Foods and Ready-to-Eat Foods at Retail," a just-released report from Packaged Facts. The prepared foods retail net extends across a wide number of retail formats, but supermarkets command majority share MarketWire

Top Performing Sennheiser Employees Honored During Company's Global Conference in Germany
Audio specialist Sennheiser announced that three of its top-performing U.S.-based employees have been inducted into the company's President's Club. Thom Salisbury, Adam Irby and Tom Rayfield were each recognized during Sennheiser's Global Conference, held in Germany last month MarketWire

City of Oakland Selects Accela Cloud Platform to Boost Efficiency, Transparency, Ease of Access
Accela, Inc., the leader in solutions for government-citizen interaction, announced today that the City of Oakland, Calif., has awarded the Bay Area-based company a more than $3.5 million contract to deploy Accela Automation® enterprise software in the City's Department of Planning, Building & Neighborhood Preservation (DPBNP) MarketWire

Human-Animal Bond Drives $11 Billion Pet Supplies Market
Retail sales of non-food pet supplies totaled $11.1 billion in 2011, up 2% over 2010, according to a just-released Packaged Facts report on Pet Supplies and Pet Care Products in the U.S. From a high of 5% in 2007, annual sales gains slowed during the economic recession of 2008-2009 and its aftermath. MarketWire

Blockbuster Acquires Retail Software Developer Business of Alpha Bay
Blockbuster, a subsidiary of DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH), today announced it has acquired the assets of retail software provider Alpha Bay Corporation. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. MarketWire

CSD and IntrinsiQ Launch Integrated Oncology Data Solution
CSD and IntrinsiQ Launch Integrated Oncology Data Solution New Jersey, July 18, 2012 - CSD USA - Cegedim Strategic Data, and IntrinsiQ- anAmerisourceBergen Specialty Group company, today announced their strategicpartnership with the launch of an integrated solution for monitoringpromotionalactivity and its impact on Oncology drug utilization in the US market MarketWire

Worthington Provides Progress Update 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, takes this opportunity to provide a progress update on the I-1 Well platform construction. As previously reported, Mesotech sonar was used to sweep the platform location MarketWire

StillSecure Joins the Rackspace Cloud Tools Marketplace to Support Open Cloud Ecosystem
StillSecure®, a managed network security solutions and certified compliance company, today announced that two of its cloud security solutions, the Cloud Network Security Appliance (Cloud NSA) and Cloud Security Monitoring Services (Cloud SMS), are now available through the enhanced Cloud Tools Marketplace from Rackspace® Hosting (NYSE: RAX), the service leader in cloud computing MarketWire

Dome9 Makes Its Cloud Security Solution Available via the Enhanced Rackspace Cloud Tools Marketplace
Dome9 Security™, the leading provider of cloud server security management for public and private clouds, as well as for dedicated and virtual private servers (VPS), today announced that it has expanded its Dome9 solution availability to the Rackspace open cloud MarketWire

Suncor Energy releases 2012 Report on Sustainability
Editor's Note: There is a video and a photo associated with this release MarketWire

PharmAsia Summit Keynote Panel Includes China Pharma Leaders From Merck, Pfizer and Sanofi
Elsevier Business Intelligence and The BayHelix Group announced today a keynote panel of China pharma leaders from Merck, Pfizer and Sanofi who will discuss the changing commercial landscape in China and how pharma companies must develop new business models to compete and win in the market. MarketWire

QT Talk Partners With Softgate Systems to Expand U.S. Reloading Network
QT Talk Inc., a leader in mobile prepaid international calling, announced today that their Pure Minutes service will be distributed on PayXchange, Softgate Systems retail payment platform. The Pure Minutes service allows customers to call internationally without the use of a card or dialing a PIN MarketWire

New Massage Heights Retreat Opens in Town and Country Center
A new Massage Heights Retreat will open in the Town and Country Center on July 27th. Owner Elizabeth Keshani says that the new facility will be located at 600 W. Sam Houston Pkwy N # 740, occupying 2000 square feet and employing 15 team members. MarketWire

International Gold Corp. Executes Letter of Intent With SignalChem Lifesciences Corporation
International Gold Corp. ("IGC") (OTCQB: ITGC) announced today that it has signed a Letter of Intent ("LOI") with SignalChem Lifesciences Corporation ("SLC") whereby SLC will merge with and into a subsidiary of IGC in exchange for IGC issuing 40,000,000 of its restricted common shares to the shareholders of SLC MarketWire

Christian Louboutin vs YSL: Fashion Group Philly to Hold Protecting the Brand Business Forum on Design, Copyright, and Trademark Issues
Fashion Group International Philadelphia will present a design, copyright, and trademark law discussion, "Protecting the Brand," Tuesday, July 24, 2012, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm, at the Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg office, 1835 Market Street, 14th Floor, Philadelphia, PA. MarketWire

Top Hat Monocle Closes $8M in Series A Funding Led by Emergence Capital Partners and iNovia Capital
Top Hat Monocle (, a market leading mobile-based education platform that enables student engagement, today announced it has completed Series A financing. The $8 million round is led by Emergence Capital Partners and iNovia Capital, along with SoftTech VC, Version One Ventures (Boris Wertz) and Golden Venture Partners. MarketWire

Adam Sabbagh Inks Development Deal for Reality Show With Multiplatform Production Company Trium
International model, socialite, entrepreneur and media personality Adam Sabbagh has signed a development deal with Trium, a global independent multiplatform production company founded by "The Biggest Loser" co-creator and executive producer Mark Koops, Jared Tobman and Eric Day. MarketWire

InnoSpring Launches New Accelerator Program: Applications Open Today
InnoSpring, Silicon Valley's first US-China technology startup incubator, today announced that it is now accepting applications for the new InnoSpring Accelerator Program, a six-month program designed to prepare startups for hyper-speed growth in the United States, China and beyond MarketWire

Bechtel Awarded EPC Contract for State-of-the-Art Power Plant in Texas
Bechtel announced today the company is part of a consortium awarded the engineering, procurement, and construction contract to build a natural gas-fueled, combined-cycle power plant for Panda Temple Power, LLC, an affiliate of Panda Power Funds. Bechtel and Siemens will design and build the 758-megawatt facility in Temple, Texas, south of Dallas. MarketWire

Games Workshop Selects Paragon Alignment Tool to Maximize Server and Workstation Performance and Extend the Life of Hard Disks
Disaster recovery and data protection software developer Paragon Software Group (PSG), today announced that Games Workshop, the leading designer and manufacturer of fantasy miniatures, selected Paragon Software Group's Paragon Alignment Tool (PAT) to boost server and workstation performance due to misaligned partitions. MarketWire

City of Minneapolis Deploys KANA Lagan Open311 in the Cloud to Mobilize Citizen-Centric Government
Officials from KANA Software, Inc., were on hand today to support the City of Minneapolis' newest initiative to improve citizen-focused service using a mobile application connected to the City's network over the KANA Lagan Open311 cloud infrastructure. MarketWire

Giving Back at the Good Sam Rally
The Good Sam Club and its members opened their hearts and their wallets for a number of worthy causes at the June 21-24 Good Sam Rally at Louisville's Kentucky Exposition Center, an event that drew thousands of RVers in 2,033 recreational vehicles. The collective outpouring of generosity resulted in nearly $10,000 from Good Sam members and $33,000 from the Good Sam Club itself MarketWire

Ticketfly Launches Reserved Seating
Core News Facts: Ticketfly, the social ticketing platform, today announced the general availability of its reserved seating offering, which introduces innovative, time-saving technology for creating and managing reserved seating events, and allows reserved seating venues to take full advantage of the company's leading social ticketing platform MarketWire

X-ES Introduces XPedite5401 PrPMC/XMC Module Supporting Freescale(TM) QorIQ(TM) Processors
Extreme Engineering Solutions, Inc. (X-ES) announces availability of the XPedite5401, a conduction-cooled PrPMC/XMC module that supports the Freescale QorIQ P3, P4, and P5 processor families. The XPedite5401 joins the existing XPedite550x line of PrPMC/XMC modules, which support the Freescale QorIQ P1 and P2 processor families MarketWire

Pronto Insurance Company Selects Innovation Insurer Suite as Foundation for Future Growth Strategy
The Innovation Group plc (Innovation Group), a global provider of business process outsourcing (BPO) and software solutions to the insurance, fleet, automotive and property industries, is pleased to announce Pronto Insurance Company (Pronto) has selected Innovation Group's Innovation Insurer Suite to replace the company's existing legacy system and to provide a platform for future plans MarketWire

Jeff Greenfield of C3 Metrics to Speak at OMMA Data and Targeting in Los Angeles
C3 Metrics, the leader in viewable impression technology and advertising attribution, announced today its COO, Jeff Greenfield, will present at OMMA Data and Targeting in Los Angeles on July 25 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza. MarketWire

Bergio International Partners With Major U.S. Retail Chain
Bergio International, Inc. (OTCBB: BRGO) ("Bergio" or the "Company") announced today their first major partnership with a large U.S. retail chain with over 140 stores nationwide. MarketWire

Menlo Secure With TAPA Certification Confirmed Once More
Menlo Worldwide Logistics' (Menlo) European operation has completed a successful audit by the international classification and certification bureau, Germanischer Lloyd, and has been awarded renewed certification as fulfilling the Technology Asset Protection Association's (TAPA) Freight Security Requirements (FSR). MarketWire

Nominations Open at M3AAWG for New J.D. Falk Award Honoring Inventive Cyber Security Work
Seeking to throw a little light on those making the Internet a safer experience for all, the Messaging, Malware and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group is now accepting nominations for the first annual J.D. Falk Award, named after the dedicated industry advocate who was instrumental in the growth of M3AAWG and other technical organizations MarketWire

Bosch Dishwashers Top J.D. Power and Associates' Kitchen Appliances Customer Satisfaction Study
Solidifying its position as the leading dishwasher brand in North America, Bosch home appliances is proud to announce that its complete line of dishwashers has been ranked highest in customer satisfaction by J.D. Power and Associates in its 2012 Kitchen Appliances Study. MarketWire

MarketLive(R) Performance Index(TM) Vol. 19 Shows Strong Year-Over-Year Revenue Growth
MarketLive, Inc., the leading provider of enterprise-class eCommerce technology and services, today released the MarketLive Performance Index Volume 19, Q2 2012: Gearing Up for a Strong Holiday. The quarterly report, now in its fifth year, indicates merchants have cause to be optimistic about the crucial fourth quarter looming on the horizon. MarketWire

VPG Announces VCS1610Z High-Precision Z-Foil Surface-Mount Current Sensing Chip Resistor With Low TCR to 0.2 ppm/ Degrees C and Load-Life Stability to 0.015%
Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE: VPG) today announced that its Vishay Foil Resistors (VFR) brand has introduced a high-precision Z-Foil surface-mount current sensing chip resistor with low TCR of 0.2 ppm/ degrees C typical from -55 degrees C to +125 degrees C, +25 degrees C ref., tolerances to 0.5%, and load-life stability to 0.015% at 70 degrees C for 2,000 hours at rated power MarketWire

Skycore Launches Mobile-Optimized Email Platform, Sends Transaction-Embedded Barcodes & Soon iOS 6 Passbook Passes
Skycore LLC ( today announced adding mobile-optimized email services to their mobile marketing and commerce platform. Text, images and videos can be inserted into an email along with a dynamically generated, transaction-embedded, 2D barcode image including a logo and related text. Each unique transaction code can be scanned directly on the mobile screen MarketWire

Cogeco Cable Inc. Acquires Atlantic Broadband
Cogeco Cable Inc. ("Cogeco Cable") (TSX: CCA) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all of the shares of Atlantic Broadband ("Atlantic") an independent cable system operator serving about 252,000 basic video customers providing Analog and Digital Video, as well as High Speed Internet (HSI) and Telephony services. The transaction is valued at US$1 MarketWire

Bright Realty of Dallas, Texas Selects Expesite VisionPM
To better manage and maintain their real estate locations and development projects, Bright Realty chose VisionPM (Project Management) from the Expesite suite of Vision products. Bright Realty selected Expesite VisionPM based on Expesite's reputation and its innovative project management solution. MarketWire

Aberdeen Publishes IT Infrastructure, SCM, Sales and Marketing Effectiveness Research
Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), today announced the publication of new research reports from its Sales and Marketing Effectiveness, IT Infrastructure/Storage and Virtualization, and Supply Chain Management research practices. MarketWire

Media Advisory/Photo Op- Wholesale Sports Grand Opening at NorthTown Mall in Spokane
In late June, Wholesale Sports Outdoor Outfitters closed their doors to the Spokane Valley Mall location in preparation for a move to the NorthTown mall. The move allows hunting, fishing and camping enthusiasts in the area easier access to a great selection of outdoor gear to help make every expedition memorable MarketWire

Battelle Wins $102M NIAID Biodefense Research Contract
Battelle has won a single-source award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' National Institutes of Health for evaluation and testing services for vaccines and other biologics for infectious diseases. The work, worth as much as $102.5 million for 10 years, will be conducted at Battelle's biosafety level 3 laboratories and new toxicology research facility in West Jefferson, Ohio. MarketWire

FedCTE Program Using Avaya Virtual Environment for Cybersecurity Training
Federal Cybersecurity Training Events (FedCTE) uses secure, online access to AvayaLive™ Engage. Collaborative, 3D classroom reduce costs while enhancing cybersecurity learning MarketWire

REMINDER: Upcoming Technomedia-Hodes iQ Webinar Focuses on Developing Effective Talent Acquisition Strategies
WHO:Technomedia-Hodes iQ, a leading provider of Talent Management Solutions, and featured speaker, Elaine Orler, president and founder of Talent Function Group WHAT:Will present a complimentary webinar titled "Talent Acquisition GPS: Getting to the Right Destination." WHEN:Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. EDT/1:00 p.m. CDT/12:00 p.m. MDT/11:00 a.m MarketWire

Hydromer, Inc. Enters Into an Exclusive Supply and Support Agreement on Its Anti-Frost Freezer Door Coating
Hydromer, Inc. (OTCQB: HYDI) (PINKSHEETS: HYDI) has entered into a worldwide exclusive Supply and Support Agreement with a major international glass company. MarketWire

New Luxury Boutique Hotel in Cartagena de Indias to Debut Alma Restaurant September 2012
Casa San Agustín unveils new luxury in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, an alluring port city rich with colonial heritage. If a nation's soul resides in its arts and culture, it certainly encompasses a country's cuisine. Come and discover a spirited social scene that radiates in Alma, and experience an inspired passion for coastal Colombian cuisine led by Chef Hector Aguilar Valle MarketWire

Winchester Systems Introduces SSD-Based FlashDisk Database Accelerator
Winchester Systems Inc., a leading data storage solutions provider, today introduced their new DA-2300 FlashDisk Database Accelerator, a "Purpose-Built" SSD-based product that is designed to speed database, OLTP and other random access applications MarketWire

Global Technologies Group Set for Two Week Operational Run at Cement Plant
Global Technologies Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GTGP) announces that after a series of requested additional tests performed by MSE Technology Applications, Inc. using the MBS technology for Mercury removal from stack gases, the cement plant requested and has set a schedule for a full two week run at their plant under normal operating conditions. This run will start on August 7th through August 21st MarketWire

Morria Biopharmaceuticals Plc Appoints Charles Serhan Ph.D. to Scientific Advisory Board
Morria Biopharmaceuticals Plc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel, first-in-class, synthetic, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, announced today that it has appointed Charles Serhan Ph.D. to its Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) MarketWire

Arquitectonica Principal Laurinda Spear to Speak at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
Laurinda Spear, co-founder of the major architecture, interior design, and planning firm, Arquitectonica (, has been internationally known for her innovative, playful and bold designs; her firm's work addresses scales ranging from urban planning to landscape architecture, interior design, product design and even graphic design MarketWire

American Health, Leader in Medical Management, Addresses Readmission Rates Through Member Counseling
American Health Holding, Inc., a multi-URAC accredited medical management service provider, has expanded cost saving opportunities through the development of its Pre-Admission and Post-Discharge Counseling programs. The process will help avoid complications and reduce readmissions by providing members with timely education before and after inpatient procedures. MarketWire

Aberdeen Publishes ERP, Contact Center, Financial Management and GRC, and GSM Research
Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), today announced the publication of new research reports from its Human Capital Management, Sales Effectiveness and Strategy, Financial Management and GRC, and Global Supply Management research practices. MarketWire

Gunnison Selects Actelis' Broadband Accelerator to Reach Remote Customers With New Broadband Services
Actelis®, The Broadband Acceleration Company™, today announced that Gunnison Telephone Company, one of Utah's premier providers of telecommunication services for more than 100 years, is deploying the company's award-winning Broadband Accelerator (BBA) to cost effectively meet the broadband needs of Gunnison's residential and business customers MarketWire

Elmira Savings Bank Posts 4% Earnings Increase
Elmira Savings Bank (NASDAQ: ESBK) today announced net income for the six months ended June 30, 2012 totaling $2,516,000 or $.76 per diluted share, compared to the $2,422,000 of net income or $.77 per diluted share reported for the same period in 2011. This represents a 4% or $94,000 increase in net income. MarketWire

Sophos Launches New Comprehensive Partner Program
Sophos today unveiled its comprehensive new Partner Program, which offers partners new and more hands-on programs, partnership tracks, certifications, and new incentives, further ensuring their success MarketWire

Life Insurance Settlement Association to Host Industry's Largest Life Settlement Conference in Orlando This Fall
The Life Insurance Settlement Association (LISA) announces its 18th Annual Fall Life Settlement Conference and Life Settlement Compliance Conference, to be held at the Portofino Bay Hotel in Orlando, FL, November 7-9, 2012. MarketWire

Vivakor Announces Acquisition of Nutraceutical Product Line Technology and Distribution
Vivakor Inc. (PINKSHEETS: VIVK) announced today that the Company has acquired an equity interest in VivaCeuticals, Inc., a Nutraceutical distribution company. VivaCeuticals owns and distributes RegeneSlim, RegeneBoost, and RegeneBlend. In 2011 VivaCeuticals, through its various divisions, created approximately $3 million in sales MarketWire

PulsePoint Names Sloan Gaon Chief Executive Officer
PulsePoint, a global digital technology company headquartered in New York City, today announced the appointment of Sloan Gaon as chief executive officer, effective as of July 9, 2012 MarketWire

Sovereign Oil & Gas Enters 10 O&G Well JV in Kansas
Globalgroup Investment Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GIHI) announced today that its subsidiary Sovereign Oil Corp has reached an agreement with Avenill Ventures, LLC to acquire a 50% working interest in up to 10 oil and gas wells in Kansas. MarketWire

Harmonic Energy Announces S&P Listing
Harmonic Energy Inc. (OTCQB: ASUV) (OTCBB: ASUV) is a company focused on tire manufacturing and recycling, using an innovative approach to energy efficiency and sustainability MarketWire

BMO Financial Group Announces Debt Buyback Offer
Bank of Montreal (TSX: BMO)(NYSE: BMO) today announced that its subsidiaries, BMO Financial Corp. ("BFC") and BMO Harris Bank N.A. ("BHB") have commenced cash tender offers to repurchase certain of their outstanding notes. BFC is offering to repurchase for cash any and all of its 7.500% Subordinated Notes due 2013, and BHB is offering to repurchase for cash any and all of its 4 MarketWire

EnerNOC Forms Demand Response Risk Management Committee
EnerNOC, Inc MarketWire

Quorum Continues to Build on Exceptional First Half
Quorum®, the leading provider of one-click backup, recovery and continuity for small to mid-sized businesses, announced it has made significant strides already in 2012. The first half of the year was defined by strong company growth, award recognition, support for systems running Linux OS and more. Combined, these milestones position Quorum for continued growth well into the future. MarketWire

Quorum Channel Program Continues Impressive Momentum
Quorum®, the leading provider of one-click backup, recovery and continuity for small to mid-sized businesses, today revealed exceptional momentum in its channel partner program. Since the end of 2011, Quorum has added a number of new channel partners to its roster, largely driven by dedication to its partners as well as demand for its one-click backup, recovery and continuity solution MarketWire

Safelite AutoGlass(R) Leaders Earn HR Excellence Awards
Safelite AutoGlass® is being recognized for its outstanding HR programs, including its employee wellness program, led by Donna Gibson, director of benefits, and its online professional learning program, led by Natalie Crede, vice president of talent management MarketWire

Tennessee Department of General Services Selects AssetWorks Surplus Management Software
AssetWorks Inc., a leading provider of fixed asset software solutions, today announced that the Tennessee Department of General Services (DGS) Warehousing and Distribution Division has signed a contract for a comprehensive surplus management software solution from AssetWorks MarketWire

Media Advisory: Canadian Forces Contingent to Honour the Fallen at Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery
On July 19, the Canadian Forces (CF) contingent participating in the 96th annual International Four Days Marches Nijmegen will visit the Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery in the Netherlands MarketWire

Don Roman District Production Action Plan Under Development
Tara Minerals Corp. (OTCBB: TARM) (BERLIN: 6T3) is pleased to announce that work is under way to develop a district wide production plan. Tara currently has 100% ownership in over 25,770 acres in the Don Roman district. The first district project to reach commercial production is expected to be the Champinon iron ore property MarketWire

Apperian Integration With Appthority App Inspection Now Live
Apperian announced today that the Appthority Platform™ is now integrated into its Enterprise App Services Environment (EASE) service. Addressing the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) to work trend, the addition of Appthority's automated app inspection platform will help businesses to determine risks in mobile applications before they are deployed. MarketWire

ESP Resources Launches Facility & Pipeline Services Division; Business Already Seeing Considerable Growth
ESP Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: ESPI) (the "Company" or "ESP Resources"), an oil and gas services company, announced the formation of a new business division, ESP Facility & Pipeline Services, Inc. ("ESP FPS") that is already seeing considerable growth. MarketWire

STATS ChipPAC Honours Top Suppliers for Excellent Performance and Outstanding Support
STATS ChipPAC Ltd. ("STATS ChipPAC" or the "Company") (SGX-ST: STATSChP) today announced the recipients of its annual Supplier Awards honouring the Company's top supplier partners for their excellent performance and outstanding support in 2011. The Supplier Awards program is designed to drive leadership in supply management for STATS ChipPAC, its supplier partners and its customers MarketWire

Digidev Group Appoints Social Media Innovator as Chief Creative Director
The Digital Development Group Corp. (OTCBB: DIDG) ("Digidev," "Digidev Group" or the "Company), a development stage company aiming to offer an in-depth portfolio of content for Internet TV distribution, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Alex Frejrud as Chief Creative Director. MarketWire

EnergySolutions, Inc. to Announce Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results
EnergySolutions, Inc. (NYSE: ES) today announced it will conduct a conference call at 10:00 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, August 8, 2012, to discuss financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. A press release announcing financial results is expected to be made prior to market opening on August 8, 2012. MarketWire

IGSM Retains Re-Cap Marketing and Rhodes Holdings for Go Forward Planning
IGSM Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: IGSM) retained Re-Cap Marketing, LLC and Rhodes Holdings LLC ("RHL") to refine the Company's business plan, implement successful strategies for the Company's merger and acquisition program, and implement a sound foundation for future growth MarketWire

.Biz Builder Magazine Launches "Olympics & Branding" Issue With Previews -- Includes a Free Business Branding Guide and Exclusive Interviews With Olympic Sponsors, the global online community bringing together buyers and sellers of PR and integrated marketing communications services, next week publishes a Special "Olympics & Branding" Edition of .Biz Builder magazine. Sneak previews are available here. The July/August "Olympics & Branding" Edition offers over 18 exclusive business-building features, including: MarketWire

PivotLink Powers Marketing Optimization With Customer PerformanceMETRIX 2.0
PivotLink, the leading provider of retail performance management solutions delivered via Software as a Service (SaaS), today announced the availability of PivotLink Customer PerformanceMETRIX 2.0, an application that gives retailers a deeper understanding of customer preferences and buying behavior MarketWire

Thermador Selects Kitchen Design Challenge Regional Winners
After judging some of the most inspiring Thermador kitchen designs in the country, Thermador ( has selected eight regional winners for its Thermador Kitchen Design Challenge, where two national grand prize winners will receive up to $20,000 MarketWire

Oracle Unveils StorageTek SL150 Modular Tape Library
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

The LXI Consortium Announces Adoption of Its IPv6 Extended Function
The LXI Consortium, today announced the adoption of its Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) Extended Function that ensures that LXI vendors approach IPv6 in a consistent way before its widespread use in test systems occurs, and that LXI products can comply with government requirements for IPv6 readiness. MarketWire

RightScale Introduces Cloud Cost Forecasting With Launch of PlanForCloud
For companies planning cloud deployments, creating accurate cost models and forecasts across the ever-growing number of cloud providers and choices can be overwhelming. RightScale® Inc., the leader in cloud management, announced today that it has acquired Scotland-based ShopForCloud, a free cloud cost forecasting website, and rebranded it as PlanForCloud MarketWire

Taste the Brisk Alpine Air With Alto Adige Wines; Cool Down With Elegant and Aromatic Whites From Northern Italy
As temperatures rise, tastes shift. During the hottest months of the year, we yearn for a wine that quenches thirst and cools us down -- the quintessential summer wine. Contrary to popular belief, "summer wines" don't have to be one-dimensional or boring. Crisp, clean and refreshing whites can still be complex and elegant MarketWire

Gerard Darel Secures and Protects Its Virtual Infrastructure With Acronis vmProtect

DataXu Named AlwaysOn Global 250 Top Private Company Winner
DataXu (, provider of the industry's leading digital marketing management (DMM) platform -- DX3, today announced that it has been named a 2012 AlwaysOn Global 250 Top Private Company winner MarketWire

SEE Partners With "Project Runway: All Stars" Winner Mondo Guerra on Exclusive New Eyewear Collection
SEE, the country's first "hip without the rip" fashion eyewear boutique, announced its collaboration with Denver-based designer Mondo Guerra, winner of Lifetime's "Project Runway: All Stars," to create a special collection. Designed by Mondo, SEE will produce an exclusive collection of eyewear that will be sold solely in its 27 locations nationwide MarketWire

View Systems Teams With Investment Banking Firm Renova Partners
View Systems, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: VSYM), a rapidly growing provider of security products, announced today that it has teamed with Renova Partners, LLC, an investment banking firm headquartered in Atlanta, GA, to evaluate strategic options including raising additional capital and assessing mergers and acquisitions MarketWire

Schneider Electric Launches White Paper App for Apple iOS and Android Phone or Tablet Devices
Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, today announced the launch of its new white paper app for Apple iOS (iPhone, iPod touch, iPad) and Android-supported tablets and devices MarketWire

Inbound Marketing Agency Launches New eBook -- 78 Blog Interview Questions That Kill the Competition
SmartBug Media, an inbound marketing agency that helps companies generate web based leads, has recently released a new ebook, 78 Blog Interview Questions that Kill the Competition. This ebook is free to download from their site,, and provides important questions that can help individuals increase the content marketing effectiveness of their blog sites MarketWire

iDashboards User Conference Kicks Off in Detroit
iDashboards, leader in business intelligence dashboard software, will be hosting their annual User Conference (#iDashboardsUC) next week at the Hyatt Regency Dearborn. Attendees will experience a diverse collection of speakers and breakout sessions, designed to promote continued education centered upon business intelligence and iDashboards product functionality. MarketWire

BroadSoft Introduces Office Launch
BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT), today announced Office Launch, an iPad app that enables BroadSoft's global telecommunications service provider customers to simplify the configuration of enterprise hosted Unified Communications (UC) services. BroadSoft customers can download Office Launch free of charge in the iTunes app store. MarketWire

Connotate Announces Record Revenue Growth
Connotate, Inc., the leading provider of solutions that help organizations automate data collection from the Web, today announced record growth in second quarter 2012 revenues, with bookings increasing by more than 40 percent compared to the first quarter 2012. This marks the second consecutive quarter of record growth for the company. MarketWire

SEI Reports Second-Quarter 2012 Financial Results
SEI Investments Company (NASDAQ: SEIC) today announced financial results for second-quarter 2012. Diluted earnings per share were $.28 in second-quarter 2012 compared to $.29 in second-quarter 2011. MarketWire

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Cytomedix Announces Collaboration With Duke University on Phase I Clinical Study of ALD-451 in Malignant Glioma
Cytomedix, Inc. (OTCBB: CMXI) (the "Company"), a regenerative therapies company commercializing and developing innovative platelet and adult stem cell technologies, announces the initiation of a Phase I clinical study with ALD-451 in brain cancer patients in collaboration with Duke University Medical Center. MarketWire

Soricimed Biopharma Inc. Commences the Design and Development of Biologic Drug Conjugates
Soricimed Biopharma Inc., a private company developing novel cancer therapeutics and diagnostics, is collaborating with Mount Allison University to design and develop new biologic drug conjugates for oncology based on the company's proprietary drug delivery system MarketWire

Volkswagen Group of America Announces Hardy Brennecke as New CFO
Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA) today announced the appointment of Hardy Brennecke (38) to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective August 1, reporting to Jonathan Browning, President and CEO. MarketWire

St. Barbara Interview re ALD Acquisition

Atlantis Internet Group Corporation Signs Term Sheet for $5 Million Equity Financing
Atlantis Internet Group (PINKSHEETS: ATIG) is pleased to announce that the Company has signed a term sheet for a discounted at-the-market (ATM) equity offering of up to Five Million Dollars ($5,000,000 USD) with Fairhills Capital Offshore Ltd, a Cayman Islands exempted company (Fairhills). MarketWire

inTEST Corporation Announces Availability of 2012 Second Quarter Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast
inTEST Corporation (NASDAQ: INTT), an independent designer, manufacturer and marketer of temperature management products and semiconductor automatic test equipment (ATE) interface solutions, today announced that the Company will host a conference call on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time MarketWire

DigitalTown Is Set to Launch TrustedWebmail Across Its Websites
DigitalTown, Inc. (OTCQB: DGTW) is pleased to announce the launch of its webmail service called TrustedWebmail across 24,000 domains available in 7 categories. Single email accounts and Administrative email 10-packs will be available with security in mind with an ad-free policy MarketWire

Check Point Software Technologies Increases Share Repurchase Program to One Billion Dollars
Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, today announced that its board of directors has authorized an expansion to the on-going stock repurchase program. Under the expanded plan, Check Point is authorized to repurchase up to one billion dollars of its outstanding shares during the next two years. MarketWire

MDB Capital Group Showcases Leading Disruptive Technology Companies at Bright Lights 2012 Conference in New York
MDB Capital Group, LLC (MDB) is pleased to announce the presenting companies at its 3rd Annual Bright Lights Conference, to be held September 9-11, 2012 at The New York Palace Hotel in New York City. Bright Lights is Wall Street's only disruptive technology conference, showcasing companies that MDB believes can transform their industries with game changing technology MarketWire

Cinedigm Entertainment Group Bolsters Executive Ranks With Hire of Vincent Scordino as VP of Acquisitions
Cinedigm Entertainment Group, a division of Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (NASDAQ: CIDM) has named Vincent Scordino as Vice-President of Theatrical Acquisitions. MarketWire

FLIR Systems Announces $11 Million in Orders From BAE Systems to Support Norwegian Army
FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today that it has received $11 million in orders from BAE Systems in Sweden for thermal imaging systems that will be installed on Norwegian Army CV90 combat vehicles MarketWire

jcpenney Selects Oracle(R) to Support Business Transformation
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Dewmar International BMC, Inc. Dismissed From Texas Lawsuit Filed by Competitor
Dewmar International BMC, Inc. (OTCBB: DEWM) (OTCQB: DEWM) is pleased to announce that it has been dismissed from the Texas civil lawsuit styled Cause No: 2009-37110; Innovative Beverage Group, Inc. vs. Unique Beverage Group, LLC, Et al.; In the 61st Judicial District Court, Harris County Texas, of all allegations asserted by Plaintiff Innovative Beverage Group, Inc MarketWire

Long-Term Scribe-Altico Partnership Pays Off as Clients Look to Migrate to Cloud-Based Solutions
Five years into the relationship between Scribe and Altico Advisors, it is clear that the partnership has paid off for both companies -- and for their clients. As more companies get serious about migrating their business processes into the Cloud, they are turning to the Scribe-Altico Advisors partnership to help guide them through the journey. MarketWire

Centrify Achieves Record Sales and Accelerated Company Growth Worldwide for Another Fiscal Year
Centrify Corporation, the leading provider of security and compliance solutions that centrally control, secure and audit access to cross-platform systems, mobile devices and applications, today announced that its fiscal year ending June 30 saw the company post record bookings and revenue over the prior fiscal year MarketWire

A&M Records Celebrates 50th Birthday With Release of 3-CD Set -- THE ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION Due Out August 28
It's an archetypal story of the modern record business -- two guys with a dream running their nascent label out of a West Hollywood garage in the summer of 1962. The label quickly gains momentum and eventually becomes one of the most important record companies the world has ever seen. MarketWire

ENSERVCO Corporation Reports Preliminary Second Quarter Revenue Increase of 26% From Q2 2011; Revenue at Company's Core Heat Waves Division Jumps 58%
ENSERVCO Corporation (OTCQB: ENSV) (OTCBB: ENSV), a provider of well-site services to the domestic onshore conventional and unconventional oil and gas industries, today said it expects to report second quarter revenue of $5.6 million, up 26% versus the same quarter of fiscal 2011 MarketWire

RAE Systems Adds Experienced Gas Detection Sales Leader to America's Sales Management Team
RAE Systems Inc., a leading developer of gas and radiation detectors for oil and gas, emergency responders, industrial safety, homeland security and environmental remediation, today announced that Ron Unruh will be joining the company as America's Mesh and Fixed Systems sales manager. MarketWire

Rentini Helps Make Vacation Rental Marketing Easy With Social Media Tools
Vacation rental company has announced a "Pin-it to win it: Perfect Getaway" contest on Pinterest for anyone who is a homeowner, or considers themselves a traveler. Details can be found here MarketWire

LouisValentine ( Launches: Expert Ratings of Jewelry & Watch Brands
LouisValentine ( launched July 9, 2012 to provide expert ratings and reviews of famous jewelry and watch brands to the public. brings unbiased numerical scores and detailed evaluations by jewelry and watch appraisers to the average customer. MarketWire

CNH Global N.V. Sets Timing for Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Release and Conference Call With Analysts
CNH Global N.V. (NYSE: CNH) will release its 2012 second quarter financial results on Wednesday, August 1st. The full text of the release, along with financial statements, will be available both from Marketwire and on MarketWire

DT Interpreting Releases Year-End Financial Statements
Deaf-Talk, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MGQG), dba DT Interpreting (DTI), the industry leader in on-demand video sign language interpreting, today announced the release of its unaudited financial statements for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2012. The statements provide a two-year comparison on an accrual basis and show the Company had revenue of $2,668,495.00 compared to revenue of $2,449,989 MarketWire

m-Via, Pioneer in Mobile Banking for the Unbanked, Raises $17 Million; Changes Name to Boom Financial
m-Via, the company revolutionizing how immigrant and unbanked families save and share their wealth, today announced it has closed a $17 million financing round led by Digicel Group. MarketWire

Sidera Networks to Reduce the Latency of Every Major Route on Its Xtreme Ultra-Low Latency Network Throughout the NY/NJ Metro Area
Sidera Networks, the premier provider of fiber optic-based network solutions, announces a major upgrade to its Xtreme Ultra-Low Latency Network that will significantly reduce the latency between critical financial data centers and exchanges in the New York/New Jersey Metro area MarketWire

NAES Corporation Strengthens Turbine Services Team, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- NAES Corporation (Issaquah, Washington), a broad-based provider of services to the energy industry, announces the addition of a highly qualified and experienced combustion turbine services group to its Houston-based Turbine Services Division. MarketWire

Time Tested Tomato Canning Tips
Check out tomato canning tips and food preservation recipes for the 2012 harvest along with safety recommendations from Mrs. Wages canning expert Shirley Camp, retired University of Illinois Extension Educator. MarketWire

IC Potash Completes Two Deep Groundwater Wells and Initiates Hydraulic Optimization Studies at Ochoa Sulphate of Potash Mine and Processing Sites
IC Potash Corp. ("ICP" or the "Company") (TSX: ICP) (OTCQX: ICPTF) (PINKSHEETS: ICPTF) today announced that the Company has completed its two deep groundwater production wells which will be used to supply water to its Ochoa Sulphate of Potash Project in Lea County of southeast New Mexico. MarketWire

XYIENCE Xenergy Adds Melon Mayhem and Tangerine Twister to Its Lineup of Award-Winning Energy Drink Flavors
XYIENCE Xenergy, the official energy drink of the UFC®, adds Melon Mayhem and Tangerine Twister to its lineup of award-winning energy drinks. Both beverages are a part of the Xenergy Premium line and are packaged in 16-ounce silver cans. Like the entire Xenergy collection, the new flavors are also sugar-free and zero-calorie beverages MarketWire

Anglia Business Solutions Improves Produce Quality for Customers With Socket Mobile Bluetooth Scanners and Apple Approved App
Socket Mobile, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCKT), an innovative provider of mobile productivity solutions, today announce a new technology partnership with Anglia Business Solutions -- a worldwide software and IT consultancy with extensive supply chain expertise -- to integrate Socket's Bluetooth Cordless Hand Scanner (CHS) into Anglia's LINKFresh Cloud Quality Assurance (QA) Application. MarketWire

SharePoint 2013 Beta Is Now Available
Today, CloudShare unveils an isolated SharePoint 2013 beta dev/test environment. With this offering, CloudShare enables professionals to explore the SharePoint 2013 beta version in minutes, develop and test new SharePoint solutions, and prepare for migration into production. MarketWire

Mosaic Company Sees Tough Price Environment in 2012 Fiscal Year, Expects to Spend at Least $1.5 Billion This Year, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Leading miner and fertilizer producer The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) (Plymouth, Minnesota) reported mixed results for the company's fiscal 2012 fourth quarter and full year, as the quarter saw stronger potash prices but weakened phosphate prices MarketWire

Regal Cigs Leads Market as Electronic Cigarettes Become Most Popular Nicotine Alternative
Smoking prevention is alive and well in the United States of America, as consumers and young minds are constantly informed of the many health risks that cigarettes pose. While it may be easy to understand the medical implications of smoking, many addicted to cigarettes find it incredibly difficult to quit the habit MarketWire

Metals and Minerals Industry in Gujarat to See $1.25 Billion Investment, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources India (Delhi, India) -- India's western coastal state of Gujarat is set to see a major investment in the metals and minerals sector. A whopping $1.25 billion investment is likely to pour in over the next five years in the state MarketWire

PeopleClues Executives Share Expert Insight on Identifying and Building a Personal Brand in New eBook
PeopleClues, an industry leader in workplace assessments, today announced the release of "FeaturingU2.0," an eBook designed to help individuals identify their personal strengths and assets, develop a personal brand and navigate changing employment models MarketWire

High Definition Liposuction Increasing at Houston Plastic Surgery Practice
According to the latest statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), liposuction is the most commonly performed surgical cosmetic enhancement procedure in the U.S. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr MarketWire

Homes by Vanderbuilt: More and More Housing Companies Embrace Green Living reports that an increasing number of homeowners are seeking sustainable living options. In doing so, they are improving the environmental impact their properties have while decreasing, in many cases, the operational costs associated with running their homes MarketWire

Hydroxycut Advocates Smart Weight Loss Techniques
The summer season is now in full swing, and for many Americans, that means swimsuit time -- and, a renewed interest in fitness, proper diet and exercise, and weight loss. Indeed, if weight loss is a perennially hot topic in America, it is surely as prevalent as ever during the hot summer months MarketWire

Credit Karma Launches the First Truly Free Credit Monitoring iPhone App, the consumer's credit advocate, today released its free iPhone® app, Credit Karma Mobile. The app provides US consumers with the first and only way to get a free credit score and free credit monitoring on-the-go. Consumers who download the app can quickly register for free in minutes. MarketWire

Market Research Projects Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Market at $13 Billion has announced the addition of the new report "Personal Protective Equipment in the U.S." to their collection of Manufacturing & Construction market reports. For more information, visit MarketWire

Market Research Projects Algae Biofuels Technologies Market at $1.6 Billion in 2015 has announced the addition of the new report "SBI Bulletin: Algae Biofuels Technologies - Global Market and Product Trends 2010-2015," to their collection of Ethanol market reports. For more information, visit: MarketWire

Market Research Forecasts Optical Transport DWDM Equipment Market at $9 Billion by 2018 has announced the addition of the new report "DWDM and WDM: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2012 to 2018," to their collection of Technology market reports. For more information, visit MarketWire

Brekford Secures $3.5 Million in Financing
Brekford Corp. (the "Company") (OTCBB: BFDI) (OTCQB: BFDI), a leading public safety technology service provider of fully integrated traffic safety solutions, vehicle upfitting, and rugged mobile technology, recently secured an aggregate $3.5 million in credit facility (the "Financing") with PNC Bank -- the nation's sixth-largest depository bank by assets. MarketWire

One-Man Play 'Robert E. Lee' Extended Through Summer
Due to overwhelming demand, 'Robert E. Lee' will challenge audiences to look beyond the black and white pages of history for an additional 12 performances. Drama Critics Circle Award Winner Tom Dugan, praised as "an actor of immense discipline, vitality, and presence" by Backstage, will return with his solo performance of "Robert E MarketWire

World Energy Solutions to Release Fiscal Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Results and Host Conference Call on August 2, 2012
World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES), a leading energy management services firm, will release financial results for its fiscal second quarter 2012 on Thursday, August 2, 2012, after the market close, and will host a conference call later that day at 5:00 p.m. ET to discuss the results. MarketWire

Amazon Beats eBay, Shopkick and Wrapp as the Mobile Commerce Partner Holding the Most Promise, Say E-Commerce Leaders
As marketing and e-commerce leaders continue to look for effective, cost-efficient ways to spread the word about their products and services, affiliate marketing, a performance-based strategy rewarding organizations and individuals for directing users to retailers' online and physical storefronts, has surfaced as a viable consumer engagement tool MarketWire

Jumio and JMango Launch Product Development and Reselling Partnership
Jumio's scanning technology will be integrated into tech company JMango's mobile application and development platform as part of a new partnership. MarketWire

Andrew D. Bernstein to Photograph USA Basketball Olympic Training Camps
20 years after having photographed the iconic "Dream Team" make history in Barcelona at the 1992 Olympic Games, Andrew D MarketWire Welcomes Jennifer Zick, provider of state-of-the-art technology solutions to over 1000 sports and entertainment clients around the world, is excited to announce the appointment of Jennifer Zick as Vice President of Business Development. Jennifer's first official function will be to join members of the team at the International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) conference in Ft MarketWire Expert to Discuss How Online Video Impacts Learning at Sloan Consortium's Emerging Technologies Conference
WHO:Laurie Burruss, education consultant for, the award-winning online learning company WHAT:Will deliver a session titled, "Online Video: Learning Better, Learning Differently," during the Sloan Consortium's 5th Annual International Symposium for Emerging Technologies for Online Learning MarketWire

Novo Nordisk A/S: FDA schedules Advisory Committee meeting for insulin degludec and insulin degludec/insulin aspart
Company Announcement No 46 / 2012: This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf ofThomson Reuters clients MarketWire

Ericsson second quarter 2012
* Sales increased 1% YoY and showed a good performance QoQ, +9%. * Networks sales decreased YoY due to the expected decline in CDMAequipment sales as well as weaker sales in China and Russia. * Global Services and Support Solutions showed strong performance YoY andQoQ MarketWire

Baker Brothers notify of 6.5% shareholding in Galapagos
Galapagos NV (EURONEXT BRUSSELS: GLPG)announced todaythat it has received a transparency notification pursuant to the Belgiantransparency legislation (Belgian Act of 2 May 2007 on the disclosure of majorshareholdings in issuers whose shares are admitted to trading on a regulatedmarket) from Baker Brothers Life Sciences L.P. and Baker Bros. Advisors LLC. MarketWire

Anadarko Announces Discovery Offshore Ghana
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) today announced the Wawa-1 exploration well, located in the Deepwater Tano Block offshore the Republic of Ghana, discovered approximately 43 net feet (13 meters) of oil pay and 65 net feet (20 meters) of gas-condensate pay in Turonian-aged reservoirs MarketWire

Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) Delivers 2D Barcode Standard and Registry to Enhance and Extend Mobile Commerce and Advertising Traffic
OMA announces its standard specification for encoding, decoding and resolution of mobile two-dimensional (2D) barcodes MarketWire

Ultra-Low Power Lattice iCE40 mobileFPGA Named Finalist in Prestigious e-Legacy Awards
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) today announced that its low cost, ultra-low power iCE40™ mobileFPGA™ family has been named a finalist in the highly regarded e-Legacy Awards competition sponsored by Electronic Product Design magazine. Lattice is one of just four finalists (and the only programmable logic company) vying for the coveted Environmental Design award. MarketWire

Medpace Welcomes Dr. med Manuela Niewel, MD, PhD as Sr. Medical Director, Oncology, in Europe
Medpace, Inc. today announced the addition of Manuela Niewel, MD, PhD, as a Sr. Medical Director in the area of Oncology. Dr. Niewel is a senior-level medical oncologist, with over 20 years of clinical research experience at prominent clinical research companies specializing in studies for oncologic indications. MarketWire

Rusoro Files International Arbitration Against the Venezuelan Government
Rusoro Mining Ltd MarketWire

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Removes Shark Fin from Menus
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts today announced that it has formally removed shark fin from all of its hotel menus in Asia, effective immediately MarketWire

Daxor Announces Placement of BVA-100 Blood Volume Analyzer at New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Daxor Corporation (NYSE MKT: DXR), an investment company with medical instrumentation and biotechnology operations, today announced the placement of Daxor's BVA-100 Blood Volume Analyzer at New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. MarketWire


'Bolder, Fresher, Better' Del Taco Continues to Expand in Atlanta, Opens Third Location in Smyrna
Continuing its crusade to offer bolder, fresher, better Mexican and American favorites, Del Taco will open its third Atlanta area location on Wednesday, July 18. The new restaurant, featuring a drive thru, is located at 2521 Cobb Parkway SE, near the Heritage Pavilion in Smyrna, GA and will be open 24 hours. MarketWire

Stonegate Bank Reports Net Income of $2.2 Million for Second Quarter 2012
Stonegate Bank (OTCBB: SGBK) reported net income of $2,250,000 or 27.3 cents per share in the second quarter of 2012, as compared to net income of $5,736,000 or 69.9 cents per share in the second quarter of 2011. The Bank earned $4,491,000 or 54.5 cents per share for the first six months of 2012, as compared to $7,183,000 or 87.1 cents per share in the first six months of 2011. MarketWire

Returns on Private Equity and Venture Capital Investments Fell Slightly During Last Year's Final Quarter in Developed Markets Outside the U.S., but Rose in Emerging Markets, According to Cambridge Associates
Fallout from the European economic crisis impacted the fourth quarter 2011 performance of private equity and venture capital investments in both developed and emerging markets around the globe, according to new commentary from Cambridge Associates. Returns on both types of investments, as measured in U.S MarketWire

Wärtsilä Corporation INTERIM REPORT 18 July 2012 at 8.30 a.m. local time GlobeNewswire

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