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Risk Management: The Difference is in the Definition
The investment industry is focused on the returns of a portfolio or an asset class, when it should be particularly careful of its losses, says Alexander Ineichen, Founder, Ineichen Research and Management. That would help investors achieve an asymmetrical return profile and a higher compounding rate over a longer period of time, he adds ACN Newswire

Driving the Business Forward with Disciplined Creativity, a speaker at the marcus evans CMO Summit 2012, on unleashing structured creativity in the workplace.
Organisations today can no longer rely on the models of the past in order to be successful, says John Linkner, the New York Times Best Selling Author of Disciplined Dreaming: A Proven System to Drive Breakthrough Creativity. Chief Marketing Officers(CMOs) must unleash the only remaining source of truly competitive advantage, creativity, but in a disciplined and structured way, he adds ACN Newswire

Short Squeeze & Speculation Could Push Onyx and Ligand Higher
By Brian Wilson, ContributorWhen I last covered Onyx Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ONXX) on June 19th, the company was trading at a market capitalization of approximately $3 billion dollars ahead of a review of Kyprolis (carfilzomib) by the FDA's Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee (ODAC) ACN Newswire

CyberAgent Reports Third Quarter Results
CyberAgent, Inc. (TSE: 4751), a Tokyo-based leader in Internet media markets, has announced results for the third quarter ended June 30, 2012. Net sales reached 101,902 million yen (up 15.0% from the same period of the previous year); operating income reached 14,557 million yen (up 34.3%); ordinary income reached 14,407 million yen (up 35 ACN Newswire

Mitsubishi Corporation Announces the Launch of a Commercial Mortgage Backed Security (CMBS) Origination Business in the US
Mitsubishi Corporation (MC), through its US alternative asset management subsidiary, MC Asset Management Holdings, LLC (MCAMH) will form a new 50/50 joint venture, MC-FMC Commercial Real Estate Finance Management LLC, with Five Mile Capital Partners LLC (FMC), an asset management firm specializing in real estate debt and related products ACN Newswire

NTT DOCOMO to Launch Smartphone for Beginners
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today the August 1 launch of the Raku-Raku SMART PHONE, the first smartphone designed for users who are new to touchscreen operations ACN Newswire

Union Showa Develops Method of Stable Solidification of Insoluble Ferrocyanide
Union Showa K.K., a joint venture between Showa Denko K.K. and UOP LLC (Des Plaines, Illinois, U.S ACN Newswire

North American Nickel (TSXV:NAN) (OTCBB:WSCRF) Identifies 50 Conductive Zones in Southwest Greenland - Video Summary Posted on www.InvestmentPitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, July 25, 2012 - North American Nickel (TSXV:NAN) (OTCBB:WSCRF) reported that 50 zones of conductivity, many with significant strike lengths, have been identified in preliminary data from its recently completed VTEM Plus, helicopter time domain, electromagnetic survey over its 100% owned Maniitsoq project in Southwest Greenland. InvestmentPitch ACN Newswire

Healthcare Review: Medicines Company, Healthways & Eli Lilly Jump, WellPoint Falls
U.S. stocks rebounded on Wednesday after falling for three straight sessions. Supported by strong results from blue chip companies there were several healthcare stocks which showed unusual moves at mid day on WednesdayHealthways, Inc. (HWAY) popped up 20% as the company posted better than projected second quarter earnings. The company recorded net income of $5 ACN Newswire

O-I REPORTS IMPROVED SECOND QUARTER 2012 RESULTS FROM PRIOR YEAR
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Equity Briefing: Earnings Results for July 25th: STMP, STNR, STR, SUSQ, SYA, SYNC, TAL, TBI, TCBI, TER, TMK, T
A number of companies released their quarterly earnings results today, as reported by Analyst Ratings Network (http://bit.ly/arndailye) and Equity Briefing:Stamps.com (NASDAQ: STMP) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday. The company reported $0.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.03 ACN Newswire

Equity Briefing: Upgrades and Downgrades for July 25th: AAN, AGNC, AVP, CTRP, DEO, EMN, FINL, GNTX, HTS, IRBT
A number of stocks were upgraded and downgraded by equities research analysts today, as reported by Analyst Ratings Network (http://bit.ly/arndailyr) and Equity Briefing:Hilliard Lyons downgraded shares of Aaron's Inc. (NYSE: AAN) from a long rating to a term buy rating.B. Riley downgraded shares of American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ: AGNC) from a buy rating to a neutral rating ACN Newswire

Pericom Semiconductor to Announce Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Annual 2012 Results on August 7, 2012
Pericom Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEM), a worldwide supplier of high-speed integrated circuits and frequency control products, will announce its fiscal fourth quarter and annual 2012 results after market close on Tuesday, August 7, 2012. MarketWire

Holiday Systems International Proudly Sponsors ARDA 2012 Awards Gala
For the 11th consecutive year Holiday Systems International was the proud Presenting Sponsor of the American Resort Development Association (ARDA) Awards Gala. The annual conference was held this year at the Venetian Resort Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. MarketWire

Bingo.com Announces Trading on the OTCQB
Bingo.com, Ltd. (OTCQB: BNGOF), owner of the popular online gaming community http://www.bingo.com, today announced that its shares are now trading on the OTCQB marketplace through OTC Markets Group's OTC Link® quotation platform. The Company's shares no longer trade on the OTCBB quotation system. MarketWire

Idaho First Bank Reports 2012 Mid-Year Results
Today Idaho First Bank (OTCQB: IDFB) reported financial results for the first half of 2012. The Bank reported net income of $39,000 for the first half, compared to a loss of $269,000 in the first half of 2011. Compared to the prior year, the change was attributable to a 40% increase in net interest income. This was driven by loan growth and an improving net interest margin MarketWire

Cascade Microtech Welcomes Debbora Ahlgren as Vice President of Marketing
Cascade Microtech, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCD), a leading expert at enabling precision measurements of integrated circuits at the wafer level, today announced the appointment of Debbora Ahlgren as vice president of marketing, effective July 9, 2012. MarketWire

A Treehouse Village From the Rainforest Branches Out in San Francisco
Finca Bellavista -- the world's first treehouse community -- yesterday announced the formation of its non-profit branch, the Bellavista Initiative. For their highly anticipated launch, this Ewok-themed community that swings high in the tropical forests of Costa Rica came to San Francisco, a city on the cutting edge of lifestyle curation and environmental awareness. MarketWire

Cascade Microtech Honors Employee Innovators at Annual Awards Ceremony
Cascade Microtech, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCD), a leading expert at enabling precision measurements of integrated circuits at the wafer level, today announced the results of its first Innovation Awards Ceremony honoring the company's inventors, authors and innovators held on Saturday, July 21st in Portland, Oregon. MarketWire

Palisades FCU Members Receive $4 Million in Direct Financial Benefits
Palisades Federal Credit Union, the largest Rockland County based Credit Union, announced that its members received over $4 million in direct financial benefits in 2011 according to the "Benefits of Membership Report," recently published by the Credit Union National Association (CUNA). These benefits are equivalent to $370 per member or $452 per member household. MarketWire

St. Elias Mines Ltd. -- Tesoro Gold Project -- Diamond Drilling and Trenching Results
Lori McClenahan, President and CEO of St. Elias Mines Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: SLI) (PINKSHEETS: SELSF) (FRANKFURT: EKL) (US Clearing Symbol: SELSF) announced today that results of drill holes TE-36 to TE-43 as well as the results of trenching at the Tesoro Gold Project, located in southwestern Peru. Forty-three diamond drill holes, totaling 12,740 metres, were completed MarketWire

Mammoth Energy Reports on Value of Lithium Assets Increasing
Mammoth Energy Group Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MMTE) announced today that lithium assets pricing per acreage comparable to MMTE has increased substantially over the last three years. MarketWire

SEACOR Holdings Announces Results for the Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2012
SEACOR Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CKH) today announced its results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012. Net income attributable to SEACOR Holdings Inc. for the quarter ended June 30, 2012 was $11.2 million, or $0.54 per diluted share, including a net loss from discontinued operations of $0.4 million, or $0.02 per diluted share MarketWire

spalook.com Announces the Addition of Circ-Cell
spalook.com, one of the most trusted online sources for high-performance luxury skin care and beauty essentials, has added the skin care brand Circ-Cell to its assortment of premium beauty products. MarketWire

Highwoods Announces Availability of Second Quarter Results
Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE: HIW), has released its second quarter 2012 results. Please visit Highwoods investor relations website to view the release or click on the following link. MarketWire

Tanger Outlets Is Park City's Premier Destination for Back to School Savings
Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. (NYSE: SKT) Tanger Outlets Park City is celebrating Back to School style savings by hosting a Fashion Dance Bash with celebrity guest Derek Hough MarketWire

FSB Community Bankshares, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Results
FSB Community Bankshares, Inc. (the "Company") (OTCBB: FSBC), the mid-tier stock holding company of Fairport Savings Bank (the "Bank"), reported net income of $11,000 for the quarter ended June 30, 2012 compared to net income of $16,000 for the quarter ended June 30, 2011. Net income per share was $0.01 for both the quarter ended June 30, 2012 and June 30, 2011 MarketWire

Viterra Inc.: Approval Received from Australia's Foreign Investment Review Board
Viterra Inc. (Viterra) (TSX: VT) (ASX: VTA) confirms today that Glencore International plc ("Glencore") has received approval from Australia's Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) to proceed with the acquisition of Viterra. This completes the Australian regulatory approvals Glencore was required to obtain. MarketWire

New Milken Institute Report Identifies Market Tools to Safeguard Biodiversity in Israel -- and Elsewhere
Located at the nexus of three continents, Israel is home to a diversity of complex ecosystems. But as population density has increased over the past decade, there has been a spike in commercial and residential development in areas that once supported a wealth of animal and plant life, creating an urgent need for conservation MarketWire

Judge Rules L.A. Zoo Elephants Are Not Healthy, Happy, or Thriving
In 2007, a lawsuit was filed on behalf of actor Robert Culp (now deceased) and real estate broker Aaron Leider seeking to close the redesigned elephant exhibit at the Los Angeles Zoo (L.A. Zoo) as the new exhibit still did not provide the space and natural conditions the elephants need for health and well-being. MarketWire

EmbroidMe Promotional Calendars Serve as Constant Reminders
It should come as no surprise that people have used calendars for thousands of years. People in ancient civilizations may not have known there were 24 hours in a day and 365 days in a year, but they still had a need to keep track of time. And though technology has evolved a bit since the days of the caveman, calendars are still an important tool in virtually everyone's daily life. MarketWire

#1 Latin Female Singer Jenni Rivera Features New App "Jenni Extra" on GreatApps.com
GreatApps.com -- a media company that focuses on app marketing and consumer use of apps -- is proud to feature the Jenni Rivera "Jenni Extra" app on its platform. The "Jenni Extra" app can be previewed and purchased for just $0.99 at GreatApps.com. MarketWire

Blue Title, LLC Adds Experienced Closing Staff
Blue Title, LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Lynda Byrd and Sam Hendler to its closing staff. Both Lynda and Sam have years of experience with real estate closings in Walton County, particularly with the residential communities along Scenic Highway 30A. MarketWire

Integrys Energy Group, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call
On Thursday, August 9, at 8 a.m. Central time, Integrys Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE: TEG) will host a conference call to review second quarter 2012 financial results, as well as future prospects. Second quarter 2012 financial results documents will be posted to the company's website after market close on August 8, 2012. MarketWire

Columbia Commercial Bancorp Reports Second Quarter 2012 Results
Columbia Commercial Bancorp (OTCBB: CLBC), a single bank holding company for Columbia Community Bank (the Bank), reports a net profit of $133,000, or $0.04 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2012 compared to $211,000, or $0.07 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2012. For the six months ended June 30, 2012 net income was $344,000, or $0 MarketWire

Wayside Technology Group, Inc. Reports 2012 Second Quarter Results and Declares Quarterly Dividend
Wayside Technology Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: WSTG) today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012. The results will be discussed in a conference call to be held on Friday, July 27, 2012 at 10:00 AM Eastern time. The dial-in telephone number is (866) 961-5936 and the pass code is "WSTG." MarketWire

Huntington Learning Center: How to Prepare Your Student to Go Back to School
If your child could use a little help getting back into the school swing of things, there are a number of simple things you can do to make the transition easier. "Take steps these final few weeks of summer to help your student prepare mentally and otherwise for a new school year," advises Eileen Huntington, co-founder of Huntington Learning Center. MarketWire

Schawk, Inc. Announces Dates for Second-Quarter 2012 Financial Results Press Release and Conference Call
Schawk, Inc. (NYSE: SGK), a leading provider of brand development and deployment services, enabling companies of all sizes to connect their brands with consumers, announced plans to release second-quarter 2012 financial results on Wednesday, August 1, 2012, after the market closes. MarketWire

Insulet Appoints W. Mark Lortz to Board of Directors
Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ: PODD), the leader in tubing-free insulin pump technology with its OmniPod® Insulin Management System, today announced the appointment of W. Mark Lortz to its board of directors. MarketWire

Marine Drive Mobile Signs Joint Venture with Pay2Gate, LLC to Develop Mobile Commerce Gateway Platform
Marine Drive Mobile Corp. (OTCBB: MDMC) ("Marine Drive" or the "Company") announced today that it has signed a Joint Venture Agreement with Pay2Gate, LLC a Delaware corporation to develop an m-commerce payment gateway platform. MarketWire

NuPathe Reports Inducement Grant Under NASDAQ Listing Rule 5635(c)(4)
NuPathe Inc. (NASDAQ: PATH), today announced that it has granted time-based stock options to Armando Anido, the Company's newly appointed chief executive officer, pursuant to the NASDAQ inducement grant exception. The inducement grants were approved by the Company's board of directors and are being made as an inducement material to Mr MarketWire

Ram Power Receives Initial Equity Distribution From Its San Jacinto-Tizate Project
Ram Power, Corp. (TSX: RPG) ("Ram Power" or the "Company"), a renewable energy company focused on the development, production and sale of electricity from geothermal energy, is pleased to announce that it has received an initial equity distribution of approximately $1 million from the San Jacinto-Tizate geothermal power project (the "Project") MarketWire

Interactive Data Reports Second-Quarter 2012 Results
Interactive Data Corporation today reported its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012. Interactive Data's second-quarter 2012 revenue increased 2.3% to $221.2 million from $216.3 million in the second quarter of 2011. Revenue in the second quarter of 2011 was reduced by $0 MarketWire

Eurocopter's Revolutionary X3 Completes U.S. Tour at Pentagon
Eurocopter completed its U.S. tour of the X3 high-speed hybrid helicopter today at the Pentagon, where the aircraft landed and was on static display. MarketWire

Mattson Technology, Inc. Reports Results for the Second Quarter of 2012
Mattson Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MTSN), a leading supplier of advanced process equipment used to manufacture semiconductors, today announced results for the second quarter of 2012 ended July 1, 2012. MarketWire

Grupo TMM Reports Second-Quarter 2012 Financial Results
Grupo TMM, S.A.B. (OTC: GTMAY) (BMV: TMM A) ("TMM" or the "Company"), a Mexican intermodal transportation and logistics Company, reported today its financial results for the second quarter of 2012. MarketWire

Sharyn Gol JSC Announces the Receipt of All Government Approvals Necessary for Production at the New Open Pit Mine at the Shaazgait Coal Deposit
Sharyn Gol JSC (MSE: SHG) ("Sharyn Gol") is pleased to announce that the Ministry of Nature, Environment and Tourism has accepted its Environmental Impact Assessment Report for the planned new open pit mine at the Shaazgait thermal coal deposit ("Shaazgait") MarketWire

Quantum Survey Finds That Only Ten Percent of All Organizations Feel Their Data Is Safe From a Disaster
Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM), a proven global expert in data protection and big data management, today announced survey findings focused on disaster recovery (DR) from its 2012 IT Manager Survey. According to the survey, 90 percent of IT decision makers think their data is vulnerable in the event of a disaster MarketWire

Advantest Wins Best Supplier Award From STATS ChipPAC
Semiconductor test equipment leader Advantest Corporation (TSE: 6857) (NYSE: ATE) has received a Best Supplier Award from Singapore-based STATS ChipPAC Ltd. (SGX-ST: STATSChP), a leading provider of semiconductor packaging design, assembly, test and distribution solutions. This is the fifth consecutive year that Advantest has earned this supplier accolade. MarketWire

Selectica Announces Earnings for First Quarter Fiscal 2013
Selectica, Inc. (NASDAQ: SLTC), provider of software that accelerates sales cycles and streamlines contract processes, today announced financial results for its first quarter of fiscal 2013, ended June 30, 2012. MarketWire

Impinj Secures $21 Million Equity Financing From Leading Investment Firms
Impinj, Inc., the leading UHF radio frequency identification (RFID) technology provider, today announced the closing of a $21 million equity financing led by a broad set of existing investors, including AllianceBernstein L.P MarketWire

The San Jose Group Gets a New Look
The San Jose Group, known for its strategic and innovative, multicultural marketing campaigns, today unveiled its newly redesigned corporate logos for the company and its business units, SJ Public Relations and San Jose Consulting MarketWire

Elizabeth Arden, Inc. Sets Date to Announce Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2012 Financial Results
Elizabeth Arden, Inc. (NASDAQ: RDEN), a global prestige beauty products company, invites investors to listen to a broadcast of the Company's conference call to discuss results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2012 ended June 30, 2012. MarketWire

Simeio Solutions Announces DirectAxs Hosted Identity Services for Canada
Simeio Solutions (www.simeiosolutions.com) today announced the newest version of its flagship DirectAxs Hosted Identity SaaS offering for Canada MarketWire

Rabobank Land Values Report Finds Land Values Increased More Strongly Than Expected
Farmland values that increased by as much as 20 to 30 percent, and the factors that may eventually slow those growing ag land values, headline an updated land values analysis issued today by the Rabobank Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory (FAR) group. MarketWire

MetraTech Unveils First SaaS Billing System Designed for Arabic Users
MetraTech Corp., the leading provider of agreements-based billing and compensation solutions, today announced that its multi-tenant, cloud-based billing and revenue management application, Metanga, is available for Arabic-speaking users MarketWire

CSE-Semaphore Announces Class I, Division 2 Approval for RTU Product Line
CSE-Semaphore, a CSE Global company, announces that its TBox LP SCADA RTU has passed all third-party testing criteria for operation in Class I, division 2 hazardous areas. Approved SCADA systems are now shipping from the factory. MarketWire

Social Security Solutions Garnered $250,000,000 More in Benefits
Social Security Solutions, Inc., the leading provider of software and advice for Social Security retirement benefit claiming strategies, really does get more for their users, and their online "Benefit Counter" proves it. MarketWire

Business Development Firm Speaks on TV Tech Venture
AJENE WATSON, LLC (AWLLC) announced today that the company has taken a committed interest in emerging technology company OpenVision Networks (OVN) -- an App based online international television platform. MarketWire

Groen Brothers Aviation Announces Major Agreement to Establish Aviation Industrial Park in China
Groen Brothers Aviation, Inc. ("GBA") (PINKSHEETS: GNBA) is announcing in contemplation of the financial restructuring of the Company, that on July 19, 2012 an agreement was reached between its newly formed wholly owned subsidiary, "Groen Brothers Aviation Corporation" ("GBAC") and The General Office of Wuhai City Government ("WCG"), Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, P.R. China MarketWire

Celebrate the Start of the Summer Olympics at Barona Resort & Casino's Olympics 2012 Party Pit on July 26
While it's too late to enter this year's Olympic games in London, there is still time to go for the gold at Barona Resort & Casino. MarketWire

Cal-Bay Pursues Additional Precious Metal Mining Operations
Cal-Bay International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CBYI) today announced the company plans to expand its precious metals mining interests and operations both overseas and in the USA. MarketWire

Kinbasha Gaming International, Inc. Announces New Customer Satisfaction Initiatives
Kinbasha Gaming International, Inc. (the "Company") (PINKSHEETS: KNBA), owner and operator of retail pachinko gaming centers in Japan, today announced the expansion of its Customer and Employee Loyalty ("CEL") program throughout its network of 21 gaming centers. MarketWire

[24]7, IBM, Oracle, SAP Among Featured Leaders in Ovum's Latest Report on Real-Time Customer Interaction Decisioning Solutions
[24]7, the intuitive consumer experience company, today announced that it has been recognized by Ovum as a leader for its real-time decisioning (RTD) solutions, in the analyst firm's latest report, "The Competitive Landscape for Realtime Customer Interaction Decisioning Tools" (July 18, 2012) MarketWire

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

Mobile Application and Software Development Company, Twentyseven Global, Helps RAZ Mobile Launch Mobile Fundraising Business
Twentyseven Global, a mobile application and software development company, is pleased to announce the launch of a mobile fundraising application they built for RĀZ Mobile. MarketWire

$8 Million Renovation & Expansion Underway at Tanger Outlets in Gonzales, LA
Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. (NYSE: SKT) announces that construction has started on an expansion and renovation of Tanger Outlets Gonzales. The 8 million dollar project will add 50,000 square feet to the center. Gonzales will also undergo an upgrade in landscaping and an increase in customer parking. New stores will include J MarketWire

Duck Tape(R) "Rolls Across America" Tour Bus Hits the Road
Duck® brand is hitting the road this summer with the first-ever Duck Tape® "Rolls Across America" Tour. The custom, bright green, 31-foot Duck® Bus will make its way to duct tape enthusiasts in over a dozen major U.S. cities now through December MarketWire

SYSTRAN : First Semester 2012 Interim Report
First Semester 2012 InterimReport MarketWire

Sports Legends, Business Leaders and Local Heroes Team up to Pledge Support for Fourth Annual Walk for the Wounded
On Thursday, August 9, basketball coaches Phil Martelli, Fran Dunphy, Steve Lappas and Chris Ford will team up with members of the Ocean City Fire Department and Ocean City Home Bank President and Chief Executive Steven E MarketWire

Elephant Talk Announces Second Quarter 2012 Shareholder Update Call
Elephant Talk Communications Corp. (NYSE MKT: ETAK) (www.elephanttalk.com), an international provider of software and services to the telecommunications and financial services industries, today announced that the Company will host a Shareholder Update Conference Call on August 1, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. (EDT) MarketWire

Big Money Managers Must Work Harder for Their Money
Though financial markets have made up much ground lost in 2008 and early '09, the ride has been bumpy. Investors as a result have changed the way they invest -- and their demands on managers, according to the II300, Institutional Investor's annual ranking of the 300 largest U.S. money managers. MarketWire

GSN Digital Spins Up Mobile Fun With Wheel of Fortune Slots
Wheel of Fortune fans and casino lovers can now experience the sights and sounds of America's #1 game show playing Wheel of Fortune Slots, the latest addition to the free GSN Casino mobile application MarketWire

Judicial Watch Sues the United States Navy for Records Detailing bin Laden Burial at Sea
Judicial Watch announced today that on July 18, 2012, it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit (Judicial Watch v. Department of the Navy (No. 1:12-cv-01182)) against the United States Navy for records detailing "any funeral ceremony, rite or ritual" for Osama bin Laden prior to his burial at sea MarketWire

Hitachi Selects Octasic's Vocallo Media Gateway for Hybrid IP-PBX
Octasic Inc., a leading innovator of media processing and wireless solutions, today announced that its Vocallo Media Gateway (MGW) multi-core DSP platform has been selected by Hitachi for use in its hybrid IP-PBX NETTOWER CX-01 targeted at large and medium-sized enterprises MarketWire

William Frick & Company Releases Solar Powered UHF RFID Tag With Enable IPC
William Frick & Company is pleased to announce that it is the exclusive Americas distributor for the newly developed and released Solar Powered RFID UHF Tag, manufactured with Enable IPC (PINKSHEETS: EIPC) of Madison, Wis. The tag will be branded as a part of Frick's SmartMark™ product line. MarketWire

The Legacy Collection Introduces a Rare Opportunity for Single-Level Living in Ladera's Covenant Hills
Luxury homebuyers who desire the ease of single-level living but appreciate the flexibility and extra space of an optional second level will soon have a rare opportunity for homeownership MarketWire

Cinedigm Acquires U.S. Distribution Rights to Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey
Cinedigm Entertainment Group, a division of Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (NASDAQ: CIDM) has acquired U.S. distribution rights to "Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey MarketWire

Notable Solutions, Inc. Named Premier Partner by Ricoh Americas Corporation
Notable Solutions, Inc. (NSi), a leading developer of transactional capture and workflow solutions, announced today that it has been named a Premier Partner by Ricoh Americas Corporation (www.ricoh-usa.com). The designation was recently announced by Ricoh as part of their new Ricoh Solutions Partner Program MarketWire

Go Green Global Technologies Corp. Granted Exclusive Marketing and Distribution Rights by Evergreen America, Inc. to ARCHOIL(R) Products for North America
Go Green Global Technologies Corp. (PINKSHEETS: GOGR) is pleased to announce that they have been appointed by Evergreen America Inc. with the exclusive marketing and distribution rights for North America to their line of ARCHOIL products. MarketWire

Westin Copley Place & FOX25 to Honor U.S. Military With Second Annual "A Wedding to Remember" Giveaway
Westin Copley Place general manager Michael Jorgensen announced today that The Westin Copley Place has teamed up with FOX25 again this year to give one deserving member of The United States Armed Forces a dream wedding to take place on Veteran's Day at The Westin Copley Place in Boston. MarketWire

Anametrix Appoints Pelin Wood Thorogood CMO
Anametrix, the first cloud-based, real-time digital analytics platform, welcomes new-media marketing and analytics veteran Pelin Wood Thorogood as its CMO. Thorogood will lead the go-to-market strategy for Anametrix in a time of increasing focus on analytics as a revenue driver and fundamental changes to traditional methods of brand, acquisition, and retention marketing. MarketWire

On ADA Anniversary, Kessler Foundation Reaffirms Commitment to People With Disabilities Through Research and Employment Funding
On the 22nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Kessler Foundation reaffirms its commitment to changing the lives of Americans with disabilities MarketWire

INGENICO: H1 2012 Results
Outstanding results in the first half of 2012 Significant growth across all regions * Very strong increase in H1 2012 revenue to EUR542 MarketWire

Infrastructure Developments Corp. to Bring on New CEO
Infrastructure Developments Corp. (OTCBB: IDVC) (the "Company") announced today that the Company will hire a new chief executive officer beginning August 5th, 2012. MarketWire

Meditab Partner First in Kentucky to Successfully Demonstrate Stage 1 Meaningful Use
Meditab Software, Inc., makers of Intelligent Medical Software (IMS), are proud to congratulate their partners at Big Sandy Healthcare, operating five community health centers located in four counties in rural eastern Kentucky, for achieving Stage 1 Medicaid Meaningful Use. Dentists Dr. Heather Whitt and Dr MarketWire

EADS North America Delivers 14th HC-144A Ocean Sentry to U.S. Coast Guard
The U.S. Coast Guard took delivery this week of its 14th HC-144A Ocean Sentry maritime patrol aircraft from prime contractor EADS North America. The Ocean Sentry is based on the Airbus Military CN235 tactical airlifter, more than 250 of which are currently in operation by 27 countries. MarketWire

The PIMCO Foundation Holds 4th Annual Global Week of Volunteering
The PIMCO Foundation will hold its fourth annual Global Week of Volunteering from July 29 to August 4. Already, more than 900 PIMCO employees have signed up for 64 diverse, community-based projects around the world. The week is part of the year-round Volunteer Initiative under The PIMCO Foundation whose mission is to empower people globally to reach their full potential MarketWire

Magic Johnson Wants to Know:"What Inspires You?"; Kicks Off National Tour as Part of the MAGIC Prepaid MasterCard(R) Campaign
In an effort to inspire people to take control of their financial lives, Earvin "Magic" Johnson, chairman and CEO of Magic Johnson Enterprises, today announced an 8-city What Inspires You? Tour, which will kick off in Atlanta on July 28th and run through September MarketWire

Avatier and IDMWORKS Partner to Deliver Extensive Identity Management Expertise
Avatier Corp., a leading identity and access risk management solutions provider, announced today an integration partnership with IDMWORKS, Inc., a company specializing in a business transformation-focused approach to the implementation of service oriented architecture and identity management solutions MarketWire

Environmental Resources Management Selects PICS
Environmental Resources Management (ERM), a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety and social consulting has selected PICS for contractor safety management. Known around the world for their world-class contractor screening service, PICS' contractor safety management program will be used to prequalify ERM's subcontractors and suppliers and centralize their supplier data. MarketWire

HotelTonight Kicks Off the Mobile Booking Olympics
Core News Facts: HotelTonight, the mobile app innovator that offers deeply discounted same-day hotel deals, today released market data gathered from HotelTonight bookings. This information, collected since January 2011, offers insight into Android and iOS users' hotel booking habits MarketWire

Bank of the James Reports Year-Over-Year Earnings Growth, Asset Quality Improvement in Second Quarter and First Half 2012 Financial Results
Bank of the James Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BOTJ) MarketWire

YouDazzle Releases Powerful New Cloud-Based Business Communications Suite, Adds NetSuite Founder and Chairman Evan Goldberg as Investor
YouDazzle today announced a major new version of its cloud-based business communications suite, adding powerful features including audio conferencing, video conferencing, webinar recording and chat MarketWire

GSN Digital Introduces SCRABBLE(R) BOGGLE Cash Competitions
Game players now have the chance to play their favorite classic word search game online and turn their skills into dollar bills! GSN Digital, the interactive division of GSN (Game Show Network), today announced the launch of the official BOGGLE™ skill-based cash game, SCRABBLE BOGGLE, at the Casual Connect conference in Seattle. Now available for play on GSN MarketWire

KARE 11's Sunrise and the Olympics: We're off to the Pub to Share a Pre-Opening Ceremonies Celebration
On Friday, July 27, 2012 while the eyes of the world prepare to turn their attention to London, KARE 11 kicks off the 2012 Games first on KARE 11 Sunrise. MarketWire

Fortis Enables Non-Profit to Centralize Operations, Improve Service, and Reduce Annual Paper-Related Costs by $100,000
Westbrook Technologies, developer of Fortis™ and FortisBlue™ enterprise content management (ECM) software, today announced that the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA), a non-profit membership society, has implemented Fortis to centralize, streamline, and speed the accreditation process for laboratories. The organization's over 120 assessors across the U.S MarketWire

Volkswagen Opens New Vehicle Plant in China
Production of Volkswagen Polo starts in Yizheng New Plant Sets Environmental Standards The Volkswagen Group is creating new capacities in the growing market of China. Prof. Dr. Jochem Heizmann, Member of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG, who is to be responsible for the new "China" Board of Management function, and Dr MarketWire

Oski Technology Nabs 2012 DAC User Track Best Presentation Award
Formal verification services provider Oski Technology (www.oskitech.com) was jointly presented with the coveted 2012 Design Automation Conference (DAC) User Track Best Presentation Award (www.dac.com/dac+2012.aspx) for the paper, "Deploying Model Checking for Bypass Verification." MarketWire

Topsy to Provide Realtime Analysis of 2012 Summer Olympics
Core News Facts: Topsy, the leading realtime social search and analytics provider, today announced it will be releasing on-the-spot data and analysis throughout the 2012 London Olympics MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology Unveils Industry's First Remote Control Code Learning IC to Integrate Signal Detection and Processing in One Device
The Optoelectronics group of Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced the industry's first remote control code learning IC to integrate signal detection and processing into one component MarketWire

Intersil's New Low Voltage LDO Linear Regulators Deliver Industry's Lowest Dropout Voltages
Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL) today announced a new series of ultra-low dropout linear regulators that delivers the industry's lowest full-load dropout voltage. MarketWire

LexisNexis(R) Awarded Residency Management Contract by Massachusetts Health Connector
LexisNexis® Risk Solutions today announced that it has been awarded a contract to provide residency management solutions for the Massachusetts Health Insurance Connector Authority (Health Connector). LexisNexis now leverages its identity management solutions to verify the residency information of certain individuals seeking to participate in the exchange. MarketWire

Afterschool Awards Recognizes Local Children Who Are Making the Most of Their Time After School
Children in elementary and middle school across the U.S. have entered a competition called the Afterschool Awards in order to win a $2,500 prize. Sponsored by JCP, Izod and NOW music, Afterschool Awards is a nationwide contest spotlighting and rewarding outstanding afterschool achievements in four categories: Sports, Community Service, Science, and Music and Arts MarketWire

Smartsoft Mobile Solutions U.S. Team Joins Mobiquity, Expanding SAP Capabilities and Extending Geographic Reach
Mobiquity Inc., a professional services firm creating innovative mobile solutions that drive business value, today announced that the leadership team of Smartsoft Mobile Solutions Inc., based in suburban Atlanta, has joined Mobiquity MarketWire

WPCS Announces Sale of Assets of Two Operation Centers and Guidance for Fiscal Year 2013
WPCS International Incorporated (NASDAQ: WPCS), a leader in design-build engineering services for communications infrastructure, today announced that it has sold substantially all of the assets and liabilities of two operation centers to Kavveri Telecom for $5.5 million in cash of which $4 MarketWire

Volkswagen Group Continues Successful Performance in First Half of 2012
Sales revenue rises 22.6 percent to EUR 95.4 billion (EUR 77.8 billion) Operating profit up 6.7 percent to EUR 6.5 billion (EUR 6.1 billion) Share of global passenger car market improves to 12.4 percent(12.3 percent) Automotive Division net liquidity at EUR 14 MarketWire

The Linley Group Releases Latest Guide to Network Processors
The Linley Group, the industry's leading source for independent technology analysis of semiconductors for networking, communications, mobile, and wireless applications, today released "A Guide to Network Processors, Thirteenth Edition," which details the market and technology trends impacting current and future network processor (NPU) design MarketWire

Peter Blatt, J.D., LL.M Appointed to the Jewish Federation Investment Committee
Blatt Financial Group, an estate, tax, and financial planning office in Palm Beach Gardens (www.blattfg.com), today announces the company's founder Peter Blatt, J.D., LL.M has been appointed to serve on the Investment Committee for the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County. MarketWire

Supertel Hospitality, Inc. Announces Sale of Watertown Super 8
Supertel Hospitality, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPPR), a real estate investment trust (REIT), today announced that it closed on the sale of a Super 8 hotel in Watertown, South Dakota on July 25, 2012, at a sale price of $1.55 million. The company used the proceeds from the sale to retire the mortgage on the property, and the balance went to reduce the company's short term borrowings. MarketWire

Quiet Logistics Adds Robotic Capacity, Plans West Coast Expansion
Quiet Logistics, the eCommerce fulfillment provider of choice for premium brands in the fashion and apparel, health and beauty, and home goods sectors is pleased to announce an additional investment in Kiva Systems warehouse automation technology MarketWire

Unite Private Networks Announces New SVP Sales & Marketing
Unite Private Networks (UPN) today announced that Jason Adkins begins his new role as Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing and will assume overall leadership of sales, business development, and marketing activities at UPN. MarketWire

Exotic Car Collection by Enterprise Expands Luxury Car Rental to LAX
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is the newest location to offer the Exotic Car Collection by Enterprise. The Collection, available in select cities throughout the United States, offers more than 50 makes and models of fully-loaded luxury and high-performance vehicles MarketWire

Sorenson Communications Presents Newest Technology and Video Center Celebrities at DeafNation World Expo
Sorenson Communications will offer hands-on demonstrations of Sorenson ntouch® technology at DeafNation World Expo, July 31 through Aug. 1, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, 3950 Las Vegas Boulevard South, in Las Vegas, Nev. Expo hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Admission is free, but requires advance registration at www.deafnation.com. MarketWire

NuView Systems Inc. Selected by the WD-40 Company
NuView Systems Inc., a global provider of Human Capital Management (HR) & Payroll solutions, announced today the company has been selected by WD-40 Company, following a year-long competitive analysis of multiple vendors, to implement its core product, NuViewHR®, within the global company. MarketWire

Pending Home Sales Slip in June, Remain Above a Year Ago
Pending home sales declined in June but marked 14 consecutive months of year-over-year gains, according to the National Association of Realtors®. MarketWire

Minacs Selects Jive to Power Peer-to-Peer Community Offering
Aditya Birla Minacs, a global business solutions company (subsidiary of Aditya Birla Nuvo), today announced that it has chosen Jive Software to power its online peer-to-peer community service -- miCommunity. MarketWire

Volkswagen Joins Discovery Channel as Presenting Sponsor for 25th Annual Shark Week
Volkswagen of America is proud to announce its sponsorship of Discovery Channel's 25th annual Shark Week, which airs on the network August 12-16. MarketWire

California Art Club to Present Master Artist Workshop With Noted Watercolor Painter and Art Educator Gerald Brommer
The California Art Club is presenting a Master Artist Workshop on "Watercolor Painting: Design and Content" with renowned watercolorist and art educator Gerald Brommer from Sept. 17 to 21 in Pasadena, Calif. MarketWire

Colorado Springs Police Orders 525 TASER X2 ECDs
TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TASR) today announced a significant order for 525 TASER® X2™ electronic control devices (ECD) by the Colorado Springs Police Department (CO) using the new TASER Protection Plan. This is a full deployment of X2s for all of its patrol officers. MarketWire

Natural Delights(TM) Introduces Country's First Pitted Medjool Dates
Bard Valley Natural Delights, the nation's top Medjool date brand, offers consumers a convenient new way to enjoy the lusciousness and all-around snackability of Medjools with the introduction of Natural Delights Pitted Medjool Dates, the country's first pitted Medjool date product. Launching this fall, the 12-ounce package will sell for the Suggested Retail Price (SRP) of $6.99. MarketWire

Most U.S. Workers Satisfied With Health Care Benefits, Despite Higher Costs, National Business Group on Health Survey Finds
Despite higher premiums and out of pocket costs for health care benefits, U.S. workers' satisfaction levels with employer-provided health care coverage have either risen or remained the same compared to three years ago, according to a survey of employees conducted by the National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of nearly 350 large employers MarketWire

Antiques Roadshow Travels to Corpus Christi, TX
WRITERS AND CREWS ARE INVITED TO COVER THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITIES***MEDIA MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE TO ATTEND*** BEHIND THE SCENES OF PBS's #1 SERIES:Friday, August 3 WHERE: American Bank Center1901 N MarketWire

Infrastructure Developments Corp. Pre-Pays Convertible Note
Infrastructure Developments Corp. (OTCBB: IDVC) (the "Company") announced today that the Company pre-paid in full an outstanding $19,000 convertible note. MarketWire

Transport for London and Usablenet Help Mobile Travelers Navigate the London Olympics
Transport for London (TfL) has partnered with mobile and multi-channel technology leader Usablenet to upgrade its mobile website with new features specifically designed to help consumers navigate the city of London during the upcoming Olympic games MarketWire

Compass Labs Finds That Facebook's New View Tag Capability Allows Significant Performance Optimization of Acquisition Focused Campaigns
Compass Labs, the science behind intelligent social media advertising, today announced the availability of Facebook attribution measurement features in its CLIQ™ social advertising platform. CLIQ's support of Facebook's view tags for Premium and Marketplace ads enables advertisers to attribute conversions to impressions served, not just clicks MarketWire

Luminus Devices Announces Opening of Office in Taiwan
Luminus Devices, Inc., the leader in Big Chip LEDs™, announced today that the company has opened an office in Taiwan in response to growing demand in the Asian market. The office offers sales support, customer service, field application engineering, and operational engineering to Luminus' key customers, suppliers and contract manufacturing partners in Asia. MarketWire

ApartmentFinder.com Cited as the #1 Apartment Search Source
The results are in and two major national surveys of apartment shoppers reveal that ApartmentFinder.com is the first source in their apartment search. In the most recent J. Turner Research survey of over 26,000 apartment residents, ApartmentFinder.com was their top apartment search Internet listing site MarketWire

BASF Confirms Outlook for 2012 Despite Growing Economic Risks
2nd quarter 2012:Sales up 6% and EBIT before special items up 11% compared with previous year's quarter Strong business in Agricultural Solutions Lower sales in North America compared to 2nd quarter 2011 Outlook full year 2012: increase in sales and earnings targeted BASF's business performed solidly in the second quarter. The company improved sales by 6% to EUR19 MarketWire

Aben Resources Ltd.: Aben Commences Diamond Drilling on Justin Gold Project, Southeast Yukon
Aben Resources Ltd. /Aben Resources Ltd.:Aben Commences Diamond Drilling on Justin Gold Project, Southeast Yukon.Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE. MarketWire

Gongos Research Mourns the Loss of Founder & CEO John Gongos
Gongos Research is deeply saddened to announce the sudden passing of John Gongos, its beloved founder and CEO, on the morning of July 25, 2012. Gongos, 51, was surrounded by his family at William Beaumont Hospital, in Royal Oak, Michigan. He was diagnosed with metastatic melanoma in his hometown of Rochester Hills on Tuesday, July 17. MarketWire

Heartland Payment Systems(R) Begins Lincoln, Neb., Recruitment Campaign
Heartland Payment Systems (NYSE: HPY), one of the nation's largest payments processors and a FORTUNE 1000 company, today launched a targeted recruitment and merchant education and awareness building campaign (www.heartlandlincoln.com) focused exclusively on the Lincoln, Neb., market MarketWire

IDO Security Wrongly Named in Lawsuit
IDO Security Inc. (OTCBB: IDOI), developer of the innovative MagShoe™ shoe scanning device (SSD), was the subject of a press release issued on July 24, 2012 by a George Sharp. Mr MarketWire

Meridian's Vinay Nilakantan Highlights Three Things You Must Do to Make Case for Mobile Learning
In a speech next month to attendees of the Washington Interactive Learning Technologies Conference, Meridian Knowledge Solutions Product Development and Research Director Vinay Nilakantan will show training specialists how to present their organizations with a business case for mobile learning MarketWire

ShopIgniter Is Named an Honoree of the 2011 TMC Social CRM Award
ShopIgniter announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named the ShopIgniter Social Promotion and Commerce Solution as an honoree of the 2011 TMC Social CRM Award, sponsored by Customer Interaction Solutions magazine. MarketWire

Jingit Kicks Off Monthly Webinar Series: August Session Helps Brands and Retailers Understand How to Increase Consumer Awareness, Engagement, Transaction & Loyalty
Jingit (www.jingit.com), the first company to instantly reward consumers with cash for engaging with their favorite brands either on-line or at their favorite retailer, today announced the company is launching a free monthly webinar series, starting in August. The first webinar, The New Rules of Engagement, will take place on August 8 at 11:30 am ET. MarketWire

Stevia Corp. Agreement to Supply Stevia Formulations Estimated to Generate $1 Million in EBITDA for Current Fiscal Year
Stevia Corp. (OTCBB: STEV) ("Stevia Corp MarketWire

Digidev Group Announces Launch Date of "OTT" Internet TV Channels
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 launch date for its first of many "OTT" internet channels MarketWire

"Olympics & Branding" Edition of .Biz Builder Magazine Launches on Eve of Olympic Opening Ceremony -- Issue Includes Free Branding Guide and Olympic Sponsor Q&A
.Biz Builder Magazine announced that its Special "Olympics & Branding" Edition is available online today via the popular Issuu web reader. The July/August "Olympics & Branding" Edition offers over 18 exclusive business-building features, including: MarketWire

"Stock Alerts" Sizzle With 35 of 36 Winning Trades in 2012
Amidst the volatile world markets, stock traders search for a steady and consistent helping hand. Over halfway through the year, the BullTrade.com Special Membership has closed out 35 winners and one loser. Traders have praised these "Stock Alerts" for over 14 years while the performance record has spoken volumes MarketWire

BrightScope Reveals the Top 25 Tampa-St. Petersburg Area-Based Companies With the Best 401k Plans
BrightScope (www.brightscope.com), a leading provider of independent financial information and investment research, today announced its second annual list of the top Tampa-St. Petersburg area-based companies with the highest ranked 401k plans containing more than $50 million in assets. This year BrightScope has extended the list to include the top 25 companies. MarketWire

Merchant Warehouse Announces Expansion of Merchant Experience Offerings for Customers
Merchant Warehouse®, a leader and innovator in payment solutions and merchant account services, announced its expansion of merchant experience offerings for its valued customers. Merchant Warehouse's award-winning merchant experience team is comprised of both customer service and technical support, provided without charge or limitation to the company's entire customer base. MarketWire

Qualstar Announces Encryption Key Management for XLS Enterprise Tape Libraries
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Sage Announces Premier Sponsors of Annual Conference and Innovative Networking Opportunities for Attendees
Sage North America today announced the Premier Sponsors for Sage Summit 2012, the company's annual partner and customer conference to be held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee, August 12-17, 2012. MarketWire

LRAD Corporation Receives LRAD 2000X(TM) Systems Order for Foreign Border Trial Installation
LRAD Corporation (NASDAQ: LRAD), the world's leading provider of long range acoustic hailing devices (AHDs), announced today it has received a LRAD 2000X systems order for a foreign border trial installation. If the trial installation is successful, the Company anticipates receiving larger follow-on orders. MarketWire

Aroway Energy Inc. Provides Operations & Normal Course Issuer Bid Update
AROWAY ENERGY INC. (TSX VENTURE: ARW)(OTCQX: ARWJF) (www.arowayenergy.com) (the "Company") is pleased to provide the following operations update. The first 2 wells of the Company's 2012 summer drill program have been drilled and cased and drilling operations have begun on the Company's 3rd well MarketWire

Provident New York Bancorp to Present at Keefe Bruyette & Woods Community Bank Investor Conference on August 1, 2012
Provident New York Bancorp (NYSE: PBNY), the parent company of Provident Bank, today announced that Jack Kopnisky, President and CEO, and Stephen Masterson, Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Community Bank Investor Conference 2012 on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 2:30 PM ET. MarketWire

MMRGlobal Continues Expansion to Asia Pacific Region and the United Kingdom
MMRGlobal, Inc MarketWire

Bonanza Goldfields Assessing Tarantula Project for Rare Earth Metals
Bonanza Goldfields Corp. (OTCQB: BONZ) (PINKSHEETS: BONZ) ("Bonanza" or the "Company") announced today it is analyzing its flagship Tarantula project gold field for the presence of rare earth metals. MarketWire

Sculptures From Chiurazzi International to Be Displayed at the Street of Dreams in Portland, Oregon From July 26 - August 28, 2012
Chiurazzi International, LTD is proud to announce the unveiling of several masterpieces that will adorn The Da Vinci at the Vineyard by Hutchinson Home Builders with home design by Mark Stewart at the 2012 Street of Dreams. These masterpieces will be on display from July 26th - August 28th, 2012. MarketWire

GlobalWise Accepted as Member of Prestigious Organization Technology United
GlobalWise Investments, Inc. (OTCBB: GWIV) (OTCQB: GWIV) (www.GlobalWiseInvestments.com) and its wholly owned subsidiary Intellinetics, Inc MarketWire

PolyRemedy Launches Commercial Scale HealSmart(TM) Wound Care Software and Dressings
PolyRemedy®, a provider of personalized wound care systems, today announced that it has successfully launched the HealSmart PWS™ 2.3 software program to enhance its mobile assessment tools, treatment algorithms and advanced analytics for wounds MarketWire

Hamilton Thorne Receives Notice of Intention to Grant European Patent on Industry-Leading LYKOS Laser
Hamilton Thorne Ltd MarketWire

Baja Mining Secures US$90 Million Interim Funding From Korean Consortium; Korean Consortium Evaluating Further Funding to Complete Boleo Project; Baja to be Reduced to Minority Interest in Boleo
Baja Mining Corp. ("Baja") (TSX: BAJ)(OTCQX: BAJFF) announces that Baja's subsidiary Minera y Metalurgica del Boleo S.A. de C.V. ("MMB") has secured US$90 million of interim financing for the Boleo copper-cobalt-zinc project. MarketWire

US Airways Renews Multi-Year Agreement with GuestLogix to Deploy Latest Onboard Retailing Platform
US Airways (NYSE: LCC) has renewed its agreement with GuestLogix Inc. (TSX: GXI), the leading global provider of onboard retail and payment technology solutions to airlines and the passenger travel industry. The multi-year contract renewal, representing more than 50 million passenger-trips annually, will expand the relationship between US Airways and GuestLogix MarketWire

Wine Storage Beautified: Canada's STACT Modular Wine Wall System Launches Globally Through Kickstarter
Editor's note: There are two photos and a video associated with this release. MarketWire

PNI Digital Media Sets Fiscal Third Quarter 2012 Conference Call for August 9th, 2012 at 4:30 p.m. ET
PNI Digital Media (TSX: PN)(OTCBB: PNDMF) ("PNI" or the "Company"), the leading innovator in online and in-store digital media solutions for retailers, will hold a conference call on Thursday, August 9th, 2012 at 4:30 pm ET (1:30 pm PT) to discuss results for the fiscal third quarter ended June 30th, 2012 MarketWire

Recordati: Positive First Half 2012 Results (Revenue +4.7%, Net Income +1.5%)
POSITIVE FIRST HALF 2012 RESULTS (REVENUE +4.7%, NET INCOME +1.5%) THANKS TOTHEGROWTH OF THE INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS (+9.1%) * Consolidated revenue EUR 419.9 million, + 4.7%. * Operating income EUR 90.2 million, + 2.3%. * Net income EUR 63.3 million, + 1.5%. * Net financial position*: net debt of EUR 66.6 million MarketWire

Porticor Joins Amazon Web Services Partner Network to Help Further Protect Private Information in Amazon Web Services Environments
Porticor®, a leading cloud data security company delivering a cloud-based data encryption solution, today announced that it is now a member of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network and AWS Marketplace, where the Porticor Virtual Private Data™ (Porticor VPD™) system is available to AWS customers with a click of a button. MarketWire

Cytokinetics Announces Heart Failure Program Update
Cytokinetics, Incorporated (NASDAQ: CYTK) announced today that the company and Amgen have reviewed data arising from a recently completed Phase I clinical trial designed to assess the safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetics of modified release oral formulations of omecamtiv mecarbil in healthy volunteers. This clinical trial was conducted by Amgen in collaboration with Cytokinetics MarketWire

CAE Mining Integrates Hard Dollar Cost Management Solution in CAE Studio 5 Planner
CAE Mining and Hard Dollar, developer of project cost management software (PCM) for capital projects, have announced that CAE Mining has integrated Hard Dollar's PCM software in its latest industry-leading mine design, planning, and scheduling software suite MarketWire

LOROM Announces the Opening of New, State-of-the-Art Signal Integrity Lab in Cary, North Carolina
LOROM, an industry manufacturing leader in global cable connectivity and OEM product solutions, today announced the opening of a state-of-the-art signal integrity test lab in Cary, North Carolina MarketWire

KANA Congratulates Government Customers Around the Globe for Award Recognition for Citizen-Centricity
KANA Software, Inc., a global leader in customer service solutions delivered on-premise or in the cloud, and used by more than 900 commercial and public sector organizations worldwide, today congratulated several of its government customers on their achieving award recognition for supporting citizen engagement for better government service. MarketWire

Cisco and Federation of Canadian Municipalities Collaborate to Foster Awareness of Sustainable Communities
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced it has entered into a strategic agreement with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) to raise awareness and to provide education on the benefits of applying innovation and technology to the development of Canada's 21st century leading cities and communities. MarketWire

BIC Grip Roller Promotional Pens on Sale Now at PENSRUS
PENSRUS is pleased to announce a sale on the BIC Grip Roller pen, which is one of the most popular logo pens from the makers of BIC. PENSRUS, a mainstay in the promotional products business for over 50 years, is offering the BIC Grip Roller pen in nine new colors and multiple imprinting options. MarketWire

West to Host Second Quarter 2012 Conference Call
West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST) confirmed today that it will release second quarter 2012 financial results before the market opens on Thursday, August 2, 2012 and will follow with a conference call to discuss the results and business expectations at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. To participate on the call please dial 888-895-5271 (U.S.) or 847-619-6547 (International) MarketWire

Oracle Holds #1 Revenue Share in CRM Applications
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Organic Alliance Signs $1.75 Million Organic Produce Supply Contract
Organic Alliance, Inc. (OTCQB: ORGC), a global grower and marketer of fresh, organic and Fair Trade fruits and vegetables, today announced it has signed an organic and conventional produce supply contract -- with renewal options -- which it expects will generate $1.75 million in sales revenue. MarketWire

Groen Brothers Aviation Announces Joint Venture Agreement to Establish Gyroplane Manufacturing in China
Groen Brothers Aviation, Inc. ("GBA") (PINKSHEETS: GNBA) is announcing in contemplation of the financial restructuring of the Company, that on July 18, 2012 an agreement was reached between its newly formed wholly owned subsidiary, "Groen Brothers Aviation Corporation" ("GBAC") and The General Office of Wuhai City Government ("WCG"), Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, P.R. China MarketWire

TASER International Reports Second Quarter Results
TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TASR), today announced financial results for the second quarter of 2012 ended June 30, 2012. MarketWire

Satview Broadband Launches Additional HDTV in Elko, Nevada
Satview Broadband, Ltd., a subsidiary of WENR Corporation (PINKSHEETS: WNRC), announced today it has launched additional high-definition channels. Satview is now distributing the CBS, ABC, Fox, ESPN and ESPN 2 channels in high-definition. The Company has invested substantial capital into the current upgrade. Additionally, Satview is offering 11 digital channels, Internet, telephone and DVRs MarketWire

DG(R) to Report Second Quarter 2012 Results, Host Conference Call and Webcast on August 9, 2012
DG (NASDAQ: DGIT), the world's leading ad management and distribution platform, announced today that it will report its second quarter 2012 financial results on Thursday, August 9, 2012. The management will host a conference call and webcast at 05:00 pm ET that afternoon to review the results. MarketWire

First California Reports 33 Percent Increase in Earnings for 2012 Second Quarter
First California Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCAL), the holding company of First California Bank, today reported net income of $3.2 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2012, compared with $2.4 million for the same quarter a year ago. Net income available to common shareholders was $2.9 million, or $0.10 per diluted share, compared with $2.1 million, or $0 MarketWire

McDonald's Takes Olympic Stage to Announce Advances in Children's Well-Being, Menu Innovation and Access to Nutrition Information
(Olympic Park) - In its largest Olympics activation ever, McDonald's (NYSE: MCD) today announced significant milestones in the important areas of children's well-being, menu evolution and nutrition information. McDonald's President and CEO Don Thompson was joined by McDonald's U.K MarketWire

New Zealand's National Telecommunications Provider Offers Blue Coat Cloud Service as Managed Security Offering
Blue Coat Systems, Inc., a market leader in Web security and WAN optimization solutions, today announced that Kordia, New Zealand's national broadcast and telecommunications provider, is delivering the Blue Coat Cloud Service as a managed security offering for businesses that want to extend corporate security and compliance policies to protect their users on all networks in any location MarketWire

Siluria Technologies Raises $30 Million in Series C Funding to Commercialize Its Process Technology for Converting Natural Gas Into Commodity Chemicals and Transportation Fuels
Siluria Technologies has announced the closing of its Series C financing. The company, which has developed technology that converts natural gas into value-added fuels and chemicals, raised $30 million in this round. MarketWire

FLIR Systems Announces Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results
FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012. Revenue was $338.3 million, down 14% compared to second quarter 2011 revenue of $391.6 million. Operating income in the second quarter was $60.7 million, compared to $41.8 million in the second quarter of 2011, and was negatively impacted by restructuring costs of approximately $6 MarketWire

OnX Appoints New EVP for Canada and COO of Cloud and Managed Services Division
OnX Enterprise Solutions, a leading global provider of enterprise data center solutions, today announced the appointment of Paul Khawaja as Executive Vice President of Canada and Chief Operating Officer of the company's Cloud and Managed Services division. Khawaja brings to OnX over 20 years of executive experience in global information and communications technology. MarketWire

iSirona Announces Successful Go-Live at Daughters of Charity Health System
iSirona®, a provider of simplified solutions for medical device integration, today announced successful go-lives at St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood, Calif., and O'Connor Hospital in San Jose, Calif., two hospitals that are part of the Daughters of Charity Health System (DCHS) MarketWire

Cytori to Webcast Second Quarter Financial Results on August 8
Cytori Therapeutics (NASDAQ: CYTX) will provide a live webcast of its second quarter financial results and business update on Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at 5:00 PM Eastern Time. MarketWire

Kevin Colgate, Sr. Director of Strategic Alliances, Adaptive Planning, Recognized as One of CRN's 2012 Channel Chiefs
Adaptive Planning, the worldwide leader in cloud-based corporate performance management (CPM) solutions for companies and nonprofits of all sizes, announced today that Kevin Colgate, Sr. Director of Strategic Alliances, has been named one of CRN's 2012 Channel Chiefs MarketWire

Newport Beach Plastic Surgeon Busts Common Skin Care Rules
According to board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Semira Bayati, the rules of skin care have changed. While she typically dedicates her time to performing a variety of cosmetic procedures ranging from the facelift to BOTOX® injections, Dr MarketWire

Symantec to Speak at Upcoming Investor Conference
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced an executive will be speaking at the following investor conference in the Sept. 2012 quarter: MarketWire

Digirad Corporation Reports 2012 Second Quarter and Six-Month Financial Results
Digirad Corporation (NASDAQ: DRAD) today reported 2012 second quarter revenue of $12.7 million, 2012 six-month revenue of $25.7 million and an ending cash and available-for-sale securities balance of $28.5 million. The net use of cash in the second quarter included $0.5 million for the repurchase of Digirad common stock under the corporate share buyback program, at June 30, 2012. MarketWire

Bigelow Shares Many Thirst-Quenching Ways to Enjoy Iced Tea
Bigelow Tea adds a splash of cool refreshment to this sizzling summer with plenty of creative ideas for enjoying fresh-brewed iced tea every day. We're keeping up a steady flow of iced tea recipes, tips and product news all summer long on our website and our social media channels! MarketWire

Sara International Travel Offers Tips for Global Travel With Kids
Hajj and Umrah are important pilgrimages for individuals of the Muslim faith during which they travel to Saudi Arabia. For people living in the western hemisphere, this travel can prove difficult to arrange, as international flights, hotel accommodations, and other details must be secured MarketWire

Compound Stock Earnings Provides Investor-Focused Financial Education Services
Education can make a world of difference in the life of an individual -- and that is especially true when it comes to financial education. TIME reports new data from workplace financial education programs, indicating that one-on-one guidance from a financial educator can change an individual's spending, saving, and investment habits in a number of beneficial ways MarketWire

JBI Receives Permit Amendment
JBI, Inc. ("JBI" or the "Company") (OTCQB: JBII) (PINKSHEETS: JBII) is pleased to announce it received a modification to its Solid Waste Management Permit on July 23, 2012 issued by the New York Department of Environmental Conservation ("NYSDEC") for its Plastic2Oil® ("P2O") technology. MarketWire

SWEPCO Asked to Take a Second Look at Flint Creek Options, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) (Shreveport, Louisiana), a subsidiary of American Electric Power Company (NYSE:AEP) (Columbus, Ohio), wants to spend about $408 million to install pollution-control equipment at its Flint Creek Power Plant, a 528-megawatt (MW) coal-fired generator in Gentry, Arkansas MarketWire

ColoHouse Expands Leadership Team Due to Exponential Growth in the Data Center Marketplace
ColoHouse Data Center, the leading SSAE 16 certified, carrier-neutral Miami Data Center and Hosting Facility is pleased to announce the appointment of Timothy Armstrong as Executive Vice President. Armstrong assumes responsibility for company-wide revenue generation and the delivery of service excellence to ColoHouse clients and partners. MarketWire

Gentex Shipping SmartBeam and Driver Assist for New Lincoln MKS and MKT Models
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CONMED Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results
CONMED Corporation (NASDAQ: CNMD) MarketWire

North Hollywood Cosmetic Dentist Discusses Different Types of Porcelain Veneers
According to a recent study by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), porcelain veneers are one of the most rapidly growing aesthetic dental procedures, increasing by over 250% in the past five years. While most patients may be aware of the benefits such a procedure can offer, Dr MarketWire

RenuEn Corporation Announces Plans to Acquire Team Energy, Inc.
RenuEn Corporation (PINKSHEETS: RENU), a rapidly expanding renewable energy roll-up company focused on solar, wind and geothermal energy solutions, today announced that the Company has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire Team Energy, Inc., a developer of renewable energy projects based in St. Cloud, Florida MarketWire

Oracle Announces Oracle Utilities Operational Device Management
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

ArborMetrix Appoints Brett Furst as CEO
ArborMetrix, Inc., a Mich.-based healthcare analytics and software company specializing in the measurement of hospital and specialty-based care, today announced the appointment of Brett Furst as CEO MarketWire

Yadkin Valley Financial Corporation Continues Trend of Profitability and Strength in the Second Quarter; Problem Asset Levels Drop
Yadkin Valley Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: YAVY) MarketWire

Feel Golf Introduces Carbon Fiber Telescopic Retriever
Feel Golf Co., Inc. (OTCQB: FEEL) (PINKSHEETS: FEEL), an innovator in golf club design for the past three decades, launches an improved line of telescopic golf ball retrievers. MarketWire

National Kidney Registry Facilitates 500th Transplant
The National Kidney Registry announced the successful completion of their 500th paired exchange transplant. The surgery was completed yesterday, just before midnight, at UCLA's Ronald Regan Medical Center. MarketWire

Qualys Adds IPv6 Support to FreeScan Service
Qualys®, Inc., a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance solutions, today announced at Security B-Sides Las Vegas that its FreeScan service -- a popular free service that allows organizations to scan web sites or publicly facing IP addresses for vulnerabilities, malware and SSL issues -- now includes support for Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) MarketWire

Cortina Announces Industry's Smallest 10G Octal EDC PHY
Cortina Systems, Inc. (Cortina®), delivering innovative technologies that link people and networks worldwide, today announced the CS4342, an octal 10G Electronic Dispersion Compensation (EDC) device, which delivers low latency and standards compliance in the industry's smallest footprint MarketWire

STATS ChipPAC Reports Second Quarter 2012 Results
STATS ChipPAC Ltd. ("STATS ChipPAC" or the "Company") (SGX-ST: STATSChP), a leading semiconductor test and advanced packaging service provider, today announced results for the second quarter 2012. MarketWire

Genetic Technologies Announces BREVAGen(TM) Cleared for Sale in California
Genetic Technologies Limited (ASX: GTG) (NASDAQ: GENE) is pleased to announce that the Laboratory Field Services Unit of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has granted a license to the Company's Australian-based laboratory. BREVAGen™ may now be offered for sale into the State of California. MarketWire

Painting Kids' Rooms: Tips and Tricks to Get It Right
(Family Features) Whether you need to set up a nursery for a new baby, or update a room for a growing child; painting is an easy and cost-effective way to create just the right atmosphere. But knowing how to get started can feel overwhelming. These tips will help you choose the best type and color of paint, while keeping the process quick and stress-free. MarketWire

5 Time-Saving Laundry Tips
(Family Features) From messy meals to remnants of craft time creations, parents know that life is full of all kinds of stain-inducing -- yet magical -- adventures. But the great times should live on through cherished memories, not through permanently stained clothing MarketWire

11127: Fire Up the Flavor
(Family Features) Love cooking on the grill, but want to do more than basic burgers and the same-old barbecue chicken? Try cooking up some delicious grilled dishes with great tasting, all-natural Mrs. Dash® -- you might be surprised how easy it is to add big flavor, without adding salt to your grilling favorites. MarketWire

Elevating Everyday Meals
(Family Features) Craving a taste of the extraordinary every day? You're not alone. As a result of expanding palates, home cooks are hungry for more gourmet-quality meals to enjoy at home on busy weeknights. MarketWire

New Holland Completes First Delivery of a Fleet of Over 100 Machines in Georgia
New Holland Agriculture -- a global manufacturer and seller of agricultural equipment and part of CNH -- with its distributor GT Group Ltd., recently delivered 12 combine harvesters to the Georgian Ministry of Agriculture as part of a larger purchase program MarketWire

Dassault Aviation : 2012 first half year results
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Societe de la Tour Eiffel: Continued improvement of financial structure
SOCIETE DE LA TOUR EIFFEL 2012 half year results Continued improvement of financial structureThe Board of Directors convened on July 25th 2012, under thechairmanship ofMark Inch, adopted the 2012 half-year accounts as follows MarketWire

Results for the twelve months ended 30 June 2012
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Petroleum Geo-Services ASA: Second Quarter and First Half 2012 Results
GeoStreamer® Drives Performance in All Markets Highlights Q2 2012 * Revenues of $404.8 million, up 24% from Q2 2011 * EBITDA of $246.2 million, up 50% from Q2 2011 * EBIT of $86 MarketWire

Statoil: 2012 second quarter results
Statoil's (OSLO: STL) (NYSE: STO) secondquarter 2012 net operating income was NOK 62.0 billion, a 2% increasecompared to NOK 61.0 billion in the second quarter of 2011. MarketWire

59 Percent of U.S. Metro Areas Post Higher Foreclosure Activity in First Half of 2012 Than Previous Six Months
RealtyTrac® (www.realtytrac.com), the leading online marketplace for foreclosure properties, today released its Midyear 2012 Metropolitan Foreclosure Market Report, which shows that foreclosure activity in the first half of 2012 increased from the previous six months in 125 of the nation's 212 metropolitan areas with a population of 200,000 or more MarketWire

Grab Life by the Handlebars With Expert Cycling Tips
When the weather is warm, bikers everywhere hear the trails calling their name. Well-known endurance sports coach Chris Carmichael and award winning professional cyclist George Hincapie share nine tips to help you gear up for your ride. Whether you're hitting the pavement, dirt trails or rugged terrain, these two cycling superstars promise to help you cycle further, longer and safer this summer. MarketWire

BBSI Maintains $0.11 Per Share Quarterly Cash Dividend
Barrett Business Services, Inc. (BBSI) (NASDAQ: BBSI), a leading provider of business management solutions, announced that its board of directors has maintained the company's regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.11 per common share. The cash dividend will be paid on September 7, 2012 to all common stockholders of record as of August 24, 2012. MarketWire

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