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Volkswagen agrees to pay $5.6 billion to Porsche for rest of stake
Volkswagen agrees to pay $5.6 billion for rest of 50.1 percent stake in Porsche Andhra News

Moody's downgrades financial outlook of Barclays Plc
Credit-rating agency Moody's downgrades Barclays financial outlook Andhra News

Successful Public Pension Fund Management
Public pension funds face a number of impediments, from the composition of boards and public disclosure requirements, to the influence of politics, says Marty Anderson, CFO, CAIA, MBA, Deputy CIO & Chief of Staff, Arizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement System ACN Newswire

DENSO Develops Refrigerator System for Light-duty Hybrid Trucks
DENSO Corporation has developed a refrigerator system for light-duty hybrid trucks that contributes to better fuel efficiency while maintaining low-level freezer/refrigerator temperatures when the vehicle is idling at a stop light or in other traffic situations ACN Newswire

MHI to Develop"UEC-LSGi," Low-speed, 2-stroke, Dual-fuel Marine Diesel Capable of Using Natural Gas in Addition to Conventional Heavy Oil Fuel
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) will begin developing"UEC-LSGi," low-speed, dual-fuel, marine diesel engines capable of using not only conventional heavy oil but also natural gas for their fuel. The new engine will be added to the lineup of the Mitsubishi UEC Engine Series, the company's 2-stroke, low-speed marine diesel engine brand ACN Newswire

Mazda to Launch Upgraded Mazda Roadster in Japan
Mazda Motor Corporation has upgraded the Mazda Roadster (known overseas as the Mazda MX-5) for the Japanese market. The refreshed two-seater open-top sports car goes on sale today at all Mazda and Mazda Anfini dealerships throughout Japan ACN Newswire

Omnicare to Report Second-Quarter 2012 Financial Results and Hold Conference Call on Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Omnicare, Inc. (NYSE:OCR) will release its financial results for the second-quarter ended June 30, 2012, before the market opens on Wednesday, July 25, 2012.Omnicare will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss second-quarter results on Wednesday, July 25, at 9:00 a.m. ET ACN Newswire

AerCap Holdings N.V. to Release Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results on August 7, 2012
AerCap Holdings N.V. ("AerCap," NYSE: AER) announced today that it will host a conference call and webcast for investors and analysts at 9:30 am Eastern Time / 3:30 pm Central European Time on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 to review its second quarter 2012financial results ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Offers Hands-on Custom PC Assembly Service
Fujitsu today announced the unveiling of its new Hands-on Custom PC Assembly Service, which will provide customers with fundamental knowledge of PC hardware while they enjoy the experience of assembling their very own customized computer. This new service packages Fujitsu PC components together with assembly support and direction on the inner structure of PCs provided by engineers ACN Newswire

MTA VIETNAM2012: A Gathering of International Machine Tool Brands
Vietnam's leading manufacturing solutions trade show, MTA VIETNAM2012, opens for its 10th edition today in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Occupying more than 8,000 square metres of exhibition floor space at the Saigon Exhibition & Convention Centre, theevent would be the largest showing of MTA VIETNAM yet ACN Newswire

Transforming a Long-Term Care Facility
The key to success in long-term care (LTC) facilities is having the right culture, a place where people want to work, says Ted LeNeave, President & Chief Executive Officer, American Healthcare, LLC. If employees feel engaged and valued, the relationship of trust will go both ways, resulting in a thriving organization, he adds ACN Newswire

Red Hawk Casino Awards 2012 Jeep Patriot to Lucky Sacramento Player
A lucky Rewards Club member had another exciting reason to celebrate Independence Day, as the winner of the Jeep Patriot Giveaway, Wednesday, July 4 at Red Hawk Casino. MarketWire

ACWA Comments on Vote to Move Water Bond to 2014
Timothy Quinn, executive director of the statewide Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA), issued the following statement on today's bipartisan action by the Legislature to move the $11.14 billion water bond to the November 2014 ballot. MarketWire

Allie Mallad, Former Largest Franchisee in Little Caesars Chain, Hits Pay Dirt With Green Friendly Massage Green Spas; 1,000 Planned Within Eight Years
Former Dearborn, Michigan resident Allie T. Mallad, who at one time owned more than 150 Little Caesars Pizza franchise stores and who has worked within and owned 10 different franchise brand names, knows franchising. Mallad is the Founder, President and CEO of Massage Green International Franchise Corp. MarketWire

Era Training Center Announces Attendance at the 2012 Airborne Law Enforcement Association Annual Conference
Era Training Center (ETC), a strong supporter of the law enforcement industry, will exhibit at the 42nd Annual Airborne Law Enforcement Association (ALEA) Conference & Exposition July 11-14, 2012 in Reno, Nevada. To schedule an appointment, please contact Ryann Tadlock, Marketing Manager, at Additional details can be found at or www MarketWire

International Trade Databases Help UK Businesses Reach New Markets, According to Import Genius
Since time immemorial, international traders have jealously guarded the secrets of their overseas supply chains. Knowledge of the best product sources and trading partners long served as the key competitive advantage in an industry without great barriers to entry. MarketWire

QT Talk Partners With Order Express
QT Talk, a leader in mobile, prepaid, international calling, is announcing its recent coalition with Order Express, a money transfer company providing services to many countries in Latin America. QT Talk has experienced significant growth in the past year with its international calling service Pure Minutes MarketWire

Judicial Watch Sues DOJ for Records Detailing Government Pilot Program Testing the Dismissal of Immigration Charges Against Illegal Aliens

West Announces Completion of Private Placement of Senior Debt Securities
West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST) ("West") today announced that it has completed a private placement of $168 million senior unsecured notes (the "Notes") in a private placement exempt from registration under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. Three series of Notes were issued as follows: MarketWire

Era Training Center LLC Extends USAIG Safety Bucks Program to Bell 206 Customers
As an approved training provider for USAIG Safety Bucks customers, Era Training Center LLC (ETC) provides industry relevant training programs to the global helicopter industry. In early June 2012, ETC provided Bell 206B helicopter recurrent training to Aircoastal Helicopters, an FAA Approved Part 135 operator in Palm Beach, Florida MarketWire

Productive Illinois Farmland to Sell in Auctions Aug. 9-10
Approximately 746 acres of highly productive Illinois farmland will sell in auctions set for Aug. 9 and 10, with Schrader Real Estate & Auction Company marketing both properties. The events will begin Thursday, Aug. 9, with the offering of 462 contiguous acres in Moultrie County. The following day, the company will auction 284 acres in Henry County. MarketWire

DHT Holdings, Inc. Announces Results of 2012 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

Firm Administrator at HBLA Certified Public Accountants, Inc. Receives Prestigious National Award
HBLA CPAs, Inc. is pleased to announce today that Ginny Fedrich, HBLA Firm Administrator and AAA National Board Member, received the Association for Accounting Administration's ACE (Achievement, Commitment, Excellence) Award during its 2012 National Practice Management Conference held in June in Las Vegas, Nevada. MarketWire

Cytokinetics to Present at 7th Annual JMP Securities Healthcare Conference
Cytokinetics, Incorporated (NASDAQ: CYTK) announced today that Robert I. Blum, President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at the 7th Annual JMP Securities Healthcare Conference on Thursday, July 12, 2012 at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time at The Peninsula New York. MarketWire

Salonistas Contribute to Explosive Growth in DIY Nail Care Market
The mass nail care market has grown by leaps and bounds over the last few years, dwarfing the relatively sleepy growth rates in other cosmetics categories, according to Packaged Facts' new report on "The Nail Care Market in the U.S." According to SymphonyIRI data cited in the report, mass-market sales of nail care products grew 26% for the 52 weeks ending April 15, 2012. MarketWire

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation- Recruitment Campaign Lands in Seattle
Northern Alberta is hiring! With Canada's lowest unemployment rate, Alberta is short of workers - in fact, 114,000 until the year 2021. MarketWire

Woodbridge Closes Cross-Border Sale of LM Sistemas
Woodbridge International is pleased to announce the sale of its client, São Paulo-based LM Sistemas, to Genesys Laboratórios de Telecomunicaçöes Ltda of Brazil, a division of U.S.-based Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, and a portfolio company of Permira, a private equity group headquartered in the U.K. MarketWire

KARE 11 Announces New Anchor Team
Today, KARE 11 Television announced its new anchor team for the 5, 6, and 10 p.m. weeknight newscasts. MarketWire

Americans Want Full Truth About Mortgage Fees; Harris Interactive Survey Reveals Accurate Disclosure, Privacy Are Consumers' Top Concerns
Twenty-five percent of Americans indicate that full, accurate disclosure of all fees accompanying a mortgage offer is the most important attribute they would seek if they were to use a mortgage shopping website, according to a recent Harris Interactive® survey of 2,214 U.S. adults aged 18+ that was commissioned by in June 2012 MarketWire

Global Resource Energy Enters Planning Stage Towards Clean Energy Development
Global Resource Energy, Inc. (OTCQB: GBEN) (PINKSHEETS: GBEN) ("Global" or the "Company"), a development stage company engaged in the clean technology sector, is pleased to announce its intent to move ahead with plans for commercialization activities. MarketWire

Kelley Blue Book Launches Data Analytics Integration Solution From Lunexa
Kelley Blue Book, the leading provider of new and used car information, and Lunexa, a technology consulting firm dedicated to helping firms harness their data assets, today announced the deployment of data management capabilities within Kelley Blue Book powered by a Lunexa Web Analytics solution. Lunexa helps companies fast-track integration of all data assets for a single view. MarketWire

Advantest Introduces Industry's Highest Capability 3-in-1 Semiconductor Test Clock Module to Improve Yields and Save Time & Money in Testing High-Speed ICs
Advantest Corporation (TSE: 6857) (NYSE: ATE) today announced the new T2000 LJC16 16-channel, low-jitter-clock module. The LJC16 module, which combines different digital clock and analog clock/sine-wave requirements in a single high-multi-site system, will be featured in Advantest's booth (#6247 in North Hall) at the SEMICON West trade show, July 10-12 in San Francisco. MarketWire

Antiques Roadshow Travels to Rapid City, SD

Peregrine to Present at JMP Securities Healthcare Conference July 12, 2012 at 9:30 AM EDT
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc MarketWire

Race Into First Place at Barona Resort & Casino Every Saturday in July With Exciting Virtual Super Speedway Races
Barona Resort & Casino is off to the races every Saturday in July for the Super Speedway virtual car races. On July 7, 14, 21 and 28, Club Barona members can predict the winning virtual race car with a chance of winning $100 myFREEPLAY. MarketWire

ASM International Host Analyst and Investor Technology Seminar
ASM International N.V. (NASDAQ: ASMI)(EURONEXT AMSTERDAM: ASM) will hold an analyst and investortechnology briefing on Wednesday, July 11, 2012, at 8:00 - 9:30 a.m.(PDT) inSan Francisco, USA, coinciding with SEMICON West 2012. The presentationwill beheld in Esplanade Hall Room 307, Moscone Center. MarketWire

Seacoast Commerce Bank Opens New Branch, Relocates Corporate Headquarters, and Named a Top Performing Bank by the ICBA Independent Banker(R)
Seacoast Commerce Bank (OTCBB: SCCB) announced that it has opened its second branch in the Rancho Bernardo community of San Diego and has moved it corporate headquarters and back-office support teams into the same location at 11939 Rancho Bernardo Road, Suite 200, San Diego, CA 92128 MarketWire

NVISION Laser Eye Centers Now Offers Laser Refractive Cataract Surgery in San Diego
NVISION Laser Eye Centers, La Jolla announced today they are offering laser refractive cataract surgery to San Diego residents and surrounding communities. Since late last year, NVISION has offered the LenSx cataract surgery, but only at its Orange County and Inland Empire locations. MarketWire

Sarah McLachlan Announces Another Major Artist for "Voices in the Park"
Just two weeks after the first announcement of artists performing at the Voices in the Park fundraising concert, Sarah McLachlan has revealed the newest addition to the show is none other than Vancouver's own Bryan Adams. MarketWire

Dolat Ventures Plans to Expand Into Bulk Sampling of the Sewa River Known as the "Baimbawai Pool" Located in the Tinkonko Chiefdom in the Southern Part of Sierra Leone
Dolat Ventures Inc. (OTCBB: DOLV), a diamond development company focused on West Africa, is pleased to provide an update on its plans to begin a phase-2 bulk sampling program at the Company's mining operations located by the Sewa River known as the "Baimbawai Pool" located in the Tinkonko Chiefdom in the southern part of Sierra Leone. MarketWire

Fairport Savings Bank Converts to New York State Banking Charter
FSB Community Bankshares, Inc. (OTCBB: FSBC), parent company of Fairport Savings Bank, announced that it has completed its conversion from a federally-chartered stock savings bank to a New York State-chartered stock savings bank effective June 29, 2012 MarketWire

Denver Real Estate Market Continues to Sizzle
In the news release "Denver Real Estate Market Continues to Sizzle," issued earlier today by Metrolist, we are advised by the company that the first paragraph should read the month of "June" rather than "May" as originally issued. Complete corrected text follows. MarketWire

Merchant Warehouse Announces Growth Investment From Parthenon Capital Partners
Merchant Warehouse, a leader and innovator in payment solutions, announced today it has completed an investment from Parthenon Capital Partners (Parthenon), a growth oriented private equity firm with offices in Boston and San Francisco. The Parthenon investment marks the first time Merchant Warehouse has taken on institutional capital MarketWire

WizIQ Wins the Jury-Award for 'Best Virtual Classroom Provider' in the Global e-Learning Awards 2012
The World Education Congress (WEC) organized the Global e-Learning Awards 2012, on June 29, 2012 in Mumbai, where WizIQ was announced as the 'Best Virtual Classroom Provider'. MarketWire

Dividend Declared by NW Natural
The Board of Directors of NW Natural Gas Company (NYSE: NWN), dba NW Natural, has declared a quarterly dividend of 44.5 cents a share on the company's common stock. MarketWire

Lam Research Announces June Quarter Financial Conference Call
Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ: LRCX) announced today that the company will host its quarterly financial conference call and webcast on Wednesday, July 25, beginning at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time. MarketWire

BrightScope Lists the Top 25 Portland Area-Based Companies With the Best 401k Plans
BrightScope (, a leading provider of independent financial information and investment research, today announced its second annual list of the top Portland area-based companies with the highest ranked 401k plans containing more than $100 million in assets. This year BrightScope has extended the list to include the top 25 companies. MarketWire

Grand Opening This Saturday at Tamarind Lane at Rosedale in Azusa
The newest addition to the master-planned community of Rosedale in Azusa will be unveiled this Saturday, July 7th as TRI Pointe Homes celebrates the grand opening of decorated models at Tamarind Lane, a collection of impressive single-family detached homes that are value-priced from the mid $400,000s. MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology to Showcase Latest Leading Semiconductors and Passive Electronic Components at Techno-Frontier 2012 in Japan
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that it will be exhibiting its latest semiconductors and passive electronic components in booth 6D-210 at Power System Japan, a focused exhibition on power systems at Techno-Frontier 2012, being held at the Tokyo Big Sight from July 11 to 13. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of its founding by Dr MarketWire

Implant Sciences Described as "An Attractive Pure-Play in Explosives Detection" in Gene Marcial's Blog on
Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC) (PINKSHEETS: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, today announced it has been featured in Gene Marcial's 'Street Beat' blog on describes itself as the "home page for the world's business leaders and the leading business news source in the world MarketWire

EmbroidMe Shows How One Item Offers Countless Branding Solutions
It's no secret that brand messages can be communicated through many different media, and it can be a challenge to select the right way to deliver a particular message. EmbroidMe is here to provide its promotional partners with simple branding solutions. One such solution that can be an effective and valuable addition to any marketing program is a customized bag or tote MarketWire

Pfizer Grants ChemRar Group Exclusive License to DPP-IVi Type 2 Diabetes Candidate
ChemRar Hi-Tech Centre, the Russian pharmaceutical investment and R&D group, announced today that Pfizer granted exclusive development and marketing rights to SatRx for their DPP(1)-IVi compound, PF-00734200 MarketWire

Type1Rider Races the Tour Divide
Today, Tony Cervati, aka Type1Rider, begins his second attempt at the great Tour Divide, a world-renowned, off-road, cross-country mountain bike race, spanning over two thousand miles from Canada to Mexico. MarketWire

Aconex Named to "Constructech 50" List of Top Construction Technology Vendors
Aconex, the world's most widely-used online collaboration platform for construction, energy and resources projects, announced today that it has been named one of Constructech magazine's 2012 Constructech 50. The Constructech 50 lists the most influential construction technology providers with strong and ongoing market presence. MarketWire

Datalliance Opens European Headquarters in Brussels
Datalliance, the world's largest provider of VMI (Vendor Managed Inventory) services, today announced the opening of their European Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. The new headquarters will be located in the Glocal Solutions EU-HQ office building in the premier business park located just five minutes from the Brussels International Airport MarketWire

Grand Opening of Models This Saturday at TRI Pointe Homes' Candera in San Marcos
Brand-new decorated model homes, affordable prices and a super-convenient location in North San Diego County will share the spotlight this Saturday, July 7th, as TRI Pointe Homes celebrates the grand opening of the new community of Candera in San Marcos. MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology's IWAS-4832FF-50 Wireless Charging Receiving Coil, RFCS Capacitors, 20 LHE Hall Effect Sensor, and VLMx1300 LEDs Selected for Electronic Design's Annual "Top 101 Components"
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that the company's IWAS-4832FF-50 wireless charging receiving coil, RFCS thin film RF capacitors, 20 LHE Hall effect linear position sensor, and VLMx1300 LEDs have been selected for Electronic Design's "Top 101 Components MarketWire

SEMAFO Announces Second Quarter Gold Production of 60,500 Ounces
SEMAFO Inc. (TSX: SMF)(OMX: SMF) today announced production totalling 60,500 ounces of gold for the three-month period ended June 30, 2012 with gold sales of $98.4 million. The Corporation also disclosed that its second quarter financial results will include a non-recurring loss resulting from the sale of a short-term investment. MarketWire

Fima Inc. Announces Appointment of New President and Director and Cancellation of All Preferred Shares
FIMA INC. (PINKSHEETS: FIMA) ("Fima" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has appointed Mr. Manjit Singh Sahota as a Director and President of Fima Inc. Manjit has been involved in the oil industry for the last 15 years. He built his first oil company to a production level of 1200 barrels per day from scratch and then sold it for $28 mm MarketWire

Gyrotron Technology Inc. Announces 200% Stock Dividend
Gyrotron Technology Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GYTI) announced today that its Board of Directors has authorized a 200% stock dividend, and in connection therewith subject to shareholder approval, an increase in the number of authorized shares of common stock to 10,000,000 from 25,000,000. After the dividend, shareholders will own three shares of GYTI for each share they currently own MarketWire

Safelite AutoGlass President and CEO Earns Regional Entrepreneur Award
Ernst & Young has given Safelite AutoGlass® President and CEO Tom Feeney the 2012 Entrepreneur of the Year Award in South Central Ohio and Kentucky. The awards program, created by Ernst & Young, honors entrepreneurs whose ingenuity and perseverance have created and sustained successful, growing business ventures. MarketWire

Matthew Reeve Flies Down Under for Spinal Cord Injury Research: Continues Superman's Legacy
The late actor Christopher Reeve's son, Matthew Reeve, will make a Keynote Address at the upcoming Connections 2012 conference held by the Spinal Cord Injury Network at Sydney's Convention and Exhibition Centre on 13th August 2012. MarketWire

ITpreneurs Shares Advice on Implementing Sound Cloud Education Strategies
Organizations pursuing higher agility, scalability and new business opportunities are investing millions in cloud-related technologies and services, but without sound education strategies behind those efforts, they cannot leverage all the benefits cloud has to offer. MarketWire

Datum Alloys Chooses Epicor to Meet International Needs

The Daytrading Service You Can't Afford to Miss -- A 100% Perfect 28 of 28 on the Year
Stock traders often find it extremely difficult to find top-notch trading ideas. What differentiates the many blogs and services available on the internet is history and proven performance. In these, stands out. Since 1998, has helped investors navigate the ups and downs with an extremely impressive track record MarketWire

World's Lowest Priced GigE Wireless Bridge, With 99.999% Availability at a $9,999.90 Price Point, Is Featured in LightPointe's "Five 9's for Five 9's" Promotion
LightPointe, the number one manufacturer of point-to-point Gigabit capacity FSO wireless bridges, and the leader in low latency 60 GHz small cell and 80 GHz backhaul radios used for broadband transmission, announced a promotion for July featuring its HyBridge™ SXR-5 wireless bridge MarketWire

Gleison Tibau & Rafaello Oliveira to Represent RYU at UFC 148
Today, Respect Your Universe, Inc. (RYU) (OTCBB: RYUN),, is pleased to announce that top UFC Fighters Gleison Tibau and Rafaello Oliveira will be representing RYU at UFC 148 Silva vs. Sonnen II on July 7th, one of the biggest UFC Fight Cards of the year. Taking place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena at 10:00 p.m. EDT with television coverage on Pay-Per-View, Oliveira vs MarketWire

Cyclone Power Technologies to Showcase Engine Technology at Military Vehicles Conference
Cyclone Power Technologies (OTCQB: CYPW) developer of the all-fuel, clean-tech Cyclone Engine, announced that it will be attending and showcasing its engine technology at the Military Vehicles Exhibition & Conference, being held at the Cobo Convention Center, Detroit, MI, July 10 - 13, 2012. MarketWire

EnerNOC Customers Win Energy Efficiency Best Practice Awards
EnerNOC, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENOC), a leading provider of energy management applications for the smart grid, today announced that two of its customers, the University of California, San Diego and California State University, San Marcos were honored at the 2012 Higher Education Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Best Practice Awards MarketWire, Inc. MMOG Expansion Moves Forward With Agreement, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BZRT) recently announced a revenue sharing letter agreement with online gaming site Viral Pwnage, LLC ( a Massively Multi-Player Online Game (MMOG) provider with 34,000,000 participating players throughout the world with a sub-set of 15,000,000 participating players ages 8-17,'s target market. MarketWire

Niger Dock Seeks Strength and Reliability With Avaya Networking
Avaya, a global provider of business collaboration and communications solutions and services, today announced that Niger Dock, West Nigeria's leading oil and gas construction and major marine services company, has chosen Avaya to provide a fully unified communications and networking infrastructure at its headquarters in Snake Island, Lagos. MarketWire

SPi Global Wins European CSR Award
SPi Global, one of the world's leading BPO companies and the largest Filipino-owned BPO company, has won the 2012 European Outsourcing Association (EOA) Award for Corporate Social Responsibility. MarketWire

ZBB Energy Announces Underwriter's Exercise of Over-Allotment Option
ZBB Energy Corporation (NYSE MKT: ZBB) (NYSE Amex: ZBB), a leading developer of intelligent, renewable energy power platforms, today announced that the underwriter for the previously reported offering exercised substantially all of its over-allotment option to purchase an additional 4,591,287 shares of the Company's common stock MarketWire

CloudShare Expands Leadership in Pre-Production Cloud Environments
CloudShare expands its pre-production cloud offerings with new fully integrated environments for the Microsoft Stack, including Windows 8. Since the introduction of CloudShare ProPlus, CloudShare has doubled its pre-configured environments for development and testing in the cloud with easy migration to on-premise and cloud based production. MarketWire

Trustwave Security Experts to Present at Application Security Event
Trustwave, a leading provider of cloud-based compliance and information security solutions, today announced that cyber security experts from Trustwave SpiderLabs will deliver training, presentations and demonstrations at the OWASP AppSec Research event in Athens, Greece, July 10 - 13. MarketWire

Sonoma Valley-Based Don Sebastiani & Sons Announces Exclusive Sales & Marketing Agreement With Farmer's Market Wine Company; A New Zealand Wine Brand Developed by Noteworthy Winemaker Nick Goldschmidt
Sonoma Valley-based Don Sebastiani & Sons is the exclusive sales and marketing agent for Farmer's Market Wine Company, a New Zealand wine brand developed by noteworthy winemaker Nick Goldschmidt. MarketWire

SET Corp. Increases Revenue 63%, Moves From Loss to Profit of $2.25 Million in Fiscal Year 2012
Sustainable Environmental Technologies (SET Corp.) (OTCQB: SETS) (PINKSHEETS: SETS), announced financial results for the year ended March 31, 2012 with net profits of $2.25 million -- a turnaround from the loss of $355,439 for the year ended March 31, 2011. SET Corp MarketWire

Win the Perfect Hotel Getaway With Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham
Travelers wanting to get out and have some fun this summer now have the chance to create and win their ideal vacation thanks to the Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham® hotel brand and its "Design Your Perfect Getaway" sweepstakes. MarketWire

Nokia brings classic arcade games to Asha Touch
PAC-MAN® and Final Fantasy headline 22vintage games delivered by partner NAMCOBANDAI Games Inc. MarketWire

U.S. Private-Sector Employment Increased by 176,000 Jobs in June, According to ADP National Employment Report
Private-sector employment increased by 176,000 from May to June on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the latest ADP National Employment Report® released today. The ADP National Employment Report, created by Automatic Data Processing, Inc MarketWire

African Gold Group Annual and Special Shareholder Meeting
African Gold Group, Inc., ("AGG" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: AGG) is pleased to announce shareholders of the Company have approved all matters voted on at the Company's Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders held on June 29, 2012 being, the: MarketWire

AppHero Raises $1.8 Million in Seed Financing
AppHero, a startup building an intelligent social recommendation platform for mobile applications, has secured just under $1.8 million in seed financing. OMERS Ventures, Golden Venture Partners, and ENIAC Ventures along with a number of top angels and seed funds have invested about $1.3 million, with an additional $500,000 forthcoming from other sources. MarketWire

Icron Technologies Expands European Sales Channels-Adds Four New Distribution Partners
After a successful InfoComm12 where Icron Technologies Corporation, a leader in USB and KVM extension technology, showcased several new products including the world's first USB 3.0/2.0 combination extender and SwitchableUSB™ over Network, Icron is pleased to announce the addition of four new distribution partners to its European sales channel. MarketWire

COHO Partners With #1 National Wholesale Distributor
Cooper Holding Corp. (PINKSHEETS: COHO) announced today that Hick's Inc., the #1 national wholesale distributor of fishing, hunting, marine, archery, and other outdoor products, has placed its second order this season with Cooper Hunting Inc. MarketWire

Zumiez Inc. Reports June 2012 Sales Results
Zumiez Inc. (NASDAQ: ZUMZ), a leading specialty retailer of action sports related apparel, footwear, equipment and accessories, today announced that total net sales for the five-week period ended June 30, 2012 increased 18.0% to $51.3 million, compared to $43.5 million for the five-week period ended July 2, 2011. The Company's comparable store sales increased 8 MarketWire

Mitchell RepairCenter(TM) ToolStore Integrates With KPA's Environmental and Safety Compliance Software and Service Solutions
Mitchell today announced a new technology integration with KPA as a partner in the RepairCenter™ ToolStore, making it possible for auto body repair shops to engage with KPA's compliance solutions directly from the RepairCenter Workspace. MarketWire

Fortune Magazine Features GeoTel Communications' Telecom Data
GeoTel Communications, LLC, the leading provider of researched telecommunications infrastructure data in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for over a decade, today announces that Fortune Magazine will feature its telecommunications data and maps in a multi-page article. The article, to reach newsstands worldwide on July 9, focuses on the Internet and global fiber optic communications MarketWire

Mytrus Appoints Anthony Costello as CEO
Mytrus, an innovative clinical technology and services company for medical and pharmaceutical research, today announced that Anthony J. Costello has been appointed company CEO, effective immediately. He replaces Steve Cummings, MD, who is now the company's new chief scientific officer and who will remain as chairman of the board of directors. MarketWire

Roland Berger Strategy Consultants Opens Its 50th Office in Montreal and Its 51st in Boston - The "Plan for Growth" Strategy Is Paying Off
Roland Berger Strategy Consultants is opening a new office in Montreal (Canada) -- its 50th! This is a key milestone for the international strategy consultancy. The new office is part of the growth strategy that the 220 Roland Berger Partners kicked off in late 2010 MarketWire

GNCC Capital, Inc. Third Quarter Update to Stockholders
GNCC Capital, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GNCP) ("the Company") updates its stockholders as to certain transactions that will be included in the Company's results for the Third Quarter ended June 30, 2012, to be published and filed in July 2012 MarketWire

Sweetwater Resources: A Growing Demand for Industrial Diamond
Sweetwater Resources Inc. (the "Company" or "Sweetwater") (OTCBB: SWTR) (OTCQB: SWTR) MarketWire

Pilat HR Solutions Enters Into Distribution Agreement With iCIMS
Pilat HR Solutions, a premier provider of human capital management technology and professional services, announced today that it has formally signed an agreement with iCIMS, Inc. The agreement expands Pilat's global talent management offerings with talent acquisition solutions. MarketWire

San Antonio's Texas Biomedical Institute Launches Expansion With $30 Million Earl Slick Research Building, an Industrial Info News Alert
Reported by Annette Kreuger, Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Construction is under way on the latest capital project on the Texas Biomedical Research Institute campus in San Antonio, Texas. The $30 million Earl Slick Biomedical Research Building is just the first phase of the Institute's 25-year master plan for its 200-acre, 500,000-square-foot campus. MarketWire

Indian Cement Companies to Invest $2 Billion in Captive Power Generation, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources India (Delhi, India) -- In a bid to reduce dependence on the supply of power from power utilities, cement companies in India have proposed investments of about $2 billion to ramp up their captive power generation base, a move which is expected to reduce their expenses on power up to 30% and ensure a reliable power-supply MarketWire

Josh Groban Raises Over Half a Million Dollars for Los Angeles County High School for the Arts and Find Your Light Foundation Through Benefit Concert at Walt Disney Concert Hall
Josh Groban raised over half a million dollars for his alma mater, the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts (LACHSA), and his own Find Your Light Foundation by performing before a sold-out crowd last week at The Music Center's Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles. MarketWire

United Water Restoration: Damage From Hail, Storms Can Prove Disastrous
Considering that hail typically comes in small sizes, people tend to underestimate the damage flash hailstorms can cause. These heavy stone-quality spheres of ice are known to smash windshields, impede transportation and cause massive amounts of damage to houses and other property MarketWire

Statoil preparing to halt production after notice of lockout
Statoil (OSE: STL) (NYSE: STO) is preparingto shut down production on theNorwegian continental shelf (NCS) following a notice of lockout. MarketWire

Agria Corporation Announces Departure of Director
Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based agricultural company with operations in seeds in China and internationally and in agri-services, today announced that the two-year service contract of Dr. Kenneth J. DeWoskin, who served as a member of the board of directors and the audit committee of the Company, has expired. Dr MarketWire

Series of Mandated Price Cuts Not Effective in Stemming Chinese Healthcare Expenditures has announced the addition of the new report "Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement in China - Series of Mandated Price Cuts Not Effective in Stemming Healthcare Expenditures," to their collection of Pharmaceuticals market reports. For more information, visit: MarketWire

Say Cheese, Please
(Family Features) In any size, shape or flavor, cheese gives families many reasons to smile. Not only is it nutritious, wholesome and delicious, it is widely available in a variety of styles and fits easily into any meal or snack. MarketWire

Healthy and Delicious Snacks for Kids
(Family Features) When it comes to snacks, the best options are those that combine great taste with good nutrition. With some simple tweaks, it can be easy for parents to provide an enjoyable snack that also delivers the essential nutrients kids need. Here are a few tips for your next snack time: MarketWire

Tips for Taking Care of Your Home
(Family Features) Just like your car, your home systems and appliances all need periodic maintenance checks to make sure they're operating safely and efficiently. A professional preventative maintenance program can help homeowners when it comes to the upkeep of their heating and cooling system, plumbing, electrical system, and most major appliances MarketWire

Take the Stress Out of Backyard Entertaining
(Family Features) Warm weather provides the perfect excuse to gather all your loved ones together for good food and fun. And while people relish the idea of catching up with family and friends, planning and preparing for these festivities may be daunting, as well as time-consuming MarketWire

Massachusetts Ophthalmology Practice Launches New Website
Dr. Steven Nielsen, cataract surgeon and founder of Nielsen Eye Center, has announced the launch of his practice's new website on Friday, June 15th, 2012. Designed around a simple, yet highly informative and customized approach, Dr. Nielsen's site offers the community the opportunity to stay informed on the industry's latest technologies and procedures MarketWire

Classroom Pets Make Learning Fun
(Family Features) Curiosity, compassion, companionship -- pets give children the chance to learn about animals and develop healthy, lifelong relationship skills. According to Dr. Alan M. Beck, director of the Center for the Human-Animal Bond at the Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine, classroom pets provide academic and social benefits. MarketWire

Bath Time Fun for Babies
(Family Features) Babies are cute, but they sure can be messy. From poop explosions to spitting up, babies keep their moms on their toes with surprising -- and messy -- situations. Plus, getting baby clean can be a bit of an ordeal, too. MarketWire

Change Up Summer Menus With Chops
(Family Features) The most popular cut of pork, pork chops offer cooking convenience and meal ideas galore. However, according to the National Pork Board's new "However You Chop It?" survey, despite the variety and versatility of the pork chop, Americans limit themselves to the same type of chop and routine preparation methods. MarketWire

Pharmaceutical & Medical Devices Industry Executives Project Increased M&A Activity has announced the addition of the new report "Global Business Survey: M&A Trends and Key Markets for Growth in 2012-2013," to their collection of Pharmaceuticals market reports. For more information, visit: MarketWire

Global Coupon Set to Launch Its Online Brand Marketing Platform at ad:tech London 2012
Global Coupon, Inc. today announced the company will launch, a revolutionary digital brand offers and brand advertising platform, at the upcoming ad:tech London 2012 conference and exhibition on September 19 and 20 at the National Hall, Olympia in London, UK. MarketWire

Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports June Sales Results
Costco Wholesale Corporation ("Costco" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: COST) today reported net sales of $9.18 billion for the month of June, the five weeks ended July 1, 2012, an increase of six percent from $8.69 billion during the similar period last year. Both year's five-week periods included 34 days in the U.S. and Canada (U.S MarketWire

Barry Callebaut: Delivering robust top-line growth
Barry Callebaut AG /Barry Callebaut: Delivering robust top-line growth. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. MarketWire

MorphoSys Partner OncoMed Publishes Data on HuCAL Antibody OMP-18R5
MorphoSys AG's(FSE: MOR; Prime Standard Segment, TecDAX) partner OncoMedPharmaceuticals today announced that Proceedings of the NationalAcademy ofSciences of the United States of America (PNAS) has published onlinedatademonstrating the potent anti-cancer activity of OMP-18R5, a HuCALantibodytargeting the Wnt pathway, in multiple preclinical human tumor models MarketWire

Pharming completes recruitment of RUCONEST(R) US pivotal Phase III study
Biotech company Pharming GroupNV("Pharming" or "the Company") (NYSE Euronext: PHARM) today announces thatit hasreached full recruitment of its ongoing US pivotal Phase III clinicalstudy(Study 1310) evaluating the investigational drug RUCONEST®(recombinant human C1inhibitor) for the treatment of acute attacks of angioedema in patientswithHereditary Angioedema (HAE) MarketWire

Viewfinity Partners With e92plus Limited to Deliver Privilege Management to UK Market
Viewfinity (, the innovator of privilege management solutions, today announced that the company has partnered with e92plus Limited, a leading valued added distributor in the U.K. e92plus will distribute Viewfinity's industry leading privilege management and application control solution through its reseller partners throughout the U.K. MarketWire

RPost Registered Email Services Meet the European Telecom REM Standard
RPost, the inventor of Registered Email service and operator of its Registered Email service since 2000, announces that its Registered Email service meets the requirements of the new European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) standard which they have, coincidentally, named "Registered Electronic Mail MarketWire

How Better Integration Capabilities Can Make Acquisitions Pay Off
Acquisitions are a key part of many companies' strategies, yet too many deals fail to generate the gains that seemed so promising at their close. Inadequate postmerger integration is often to blame. A new report by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) suggests that the trouble is rarely in companies' understanding of how to integrate their acquisitions MarketWire

Xcite Energy Limited - Exercise of Warrants

Stolt-Nielsen Limited: Files Unaudited Interim Financial Report for the Three Months and Half Year Ended May 31, 2012
LONDON, July 05, 2012 - Stolt-Nielsen Limited (Oslo Børs: SNI) todayannouncedthat the Company has filed with the Oslo Stock Exchange (OSE) itsunauditedInterim Financial Statements for the three months and half yearended May31, 2012. The report is available from the OSE website andfrom the Company's website:http://www.stolt-nielsen MarketWire

Bombardier Signs Technology Licence Agreement to Take State-of-the-art Tram Technology to China
BERLIN, GERMANY--(Marketwire - July 5, 2012) - Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation announced today that it has signed a Technology Licence Agreement with CSR Puzhen, a subsidiary of the largest player in the railway manufacturing sector in China - China South Locomotive & Rolling Stock Corporation Ltd (CSR) GlobeNewswire

NIB finansierar förbättrad järnvägsservice i södra Sverige
Nordiska Investeringsbanken (NIB) och Region Skåne har undertecknat ett låneavtal på totalt 1 miljard svenska kronor (112 miljoner euro) för finansiering av 49 nya tåg. Tågen kommer att erbjuda passagerare i Sveriges sydligaste län en bekvämare och grönare rälstransport. GlobeNewswire

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