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Australia's Fairfax Media rejects mining magnate Gina Rinehart's bid for board berth
Australian publisher Fairfax Media has rejected mining magnate and the world's richest woman Gina Rinehart's bid for a seat on its board, according to a report. ANI

Underwriters likely to 'bump up' Facebook image with "quiet period" coming to end
With the 40-day "quiet period," ending, under which underwriters of an initial public offering are barred from publishing research opinions on the stock, the 30-plus investment banks that were in the underwriting syndicate for the 16 billion dollar Facebook's IPO may benefit the firm after analyzing the reasons behind the firm's bungled flotation. ANI

U.S. military providing intelligence, training to African nations to counter terrorism
The U.S. is reportedly expanding efforts to provide intelligence, training to African nations, to help the countries counter terrorist activities in the region, it has emerged. ANI

Google's next version of Android is a 'jelly bean'!
Web giant Google has revealed its newest version of its Android operating system, by rolling out a 'jelly bean' statue on its front lawn at its headquarters in Mountain View, California. ANI

News Corp shares jump in Australian market on restructuring plans
News Corp shares listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) have climbed more than 3 percent after the international media company confirmed on Wednesday it was considering splitting its business into two separate companies. ANI

Yamaha to make cheapest ever motorcycle in India for $500
Japanese two-wheeler company Yamaha Motor Co. plans to make its cheapest motorcycle in India at a cost of about 500 dollars. ANI

'Inexperienced' Indian technician caused UK banks' computer meltdown: Report
A junior Indian technician caused Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) computer meltdown, which froze millions of British bank accounts, it has emerged. ANI

Encompass Fund Analyst Kevin Puil Talks about Redhawk Resources on Midas Letter Money
Kevin Puil, Senior Analyst with Encompass Fund based in San Francisco, talks with host James West in depth about the fund's investing strategy, and in particular their strategy in regard to Redhawk Resources Inc. (TSX:RDK) (OTCQX:RHWKF) (FSE: QF7).Redhawk Resources recently announced an updated 43-101 resource estimate on their 100% owned Copper Creek project near Tucson Arizona ACN Newswire

Psivida: Small-Cap Ophthalmology-Based BioTech Positioned For Long-Term Growth
pSivida (NASDAQ:PSDV)develops drug delivery products for treatment of back-of-the-eye diseases that are administered by implantation, injection or insertion. The company's lead product candidate includes Iluvien, licensed to Alimera Sciences (NASDAQ:ALIM) ACN Newswire

Equity Briefing : Cel-Sci's CEO Kersten sounds bullish on Multikine® Phase III trial progress
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Applied Materials Introduces Breakthrough Etch Technology for the Terabit Era
Applied Materials, Inc. today advanced the state of the art in etch technology with the launch of the Applied Centura(R) AvatarTMdielectricetch system ACN Newswire

Armed with Impressive Partnerships, Can This Emerging Innovator Become 2012's Most Successful Medical Device IPO?
Image-guided surgery has revolutionized the accuracy and cost of performing surgery - creating minimally-invasive procedures that allow patients quicker recovery and save clinics, physicians, patients, and health insurers time and money.Fluoroscopy, for example, created a non-invasive alternative to open-heart surgery, with an estimated 1.5MM procedures performed annually ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Deploys New Wastewater Treatment System to Recover High Concentrations of Copper at its Nagano Plant
Fujitsu today announced that its plant in Nagano, Japan, has deployed Japan's first wastewater treatment system that enables efficient recovery of copper from industrial wastewater by producing sludge(1) with a high concentration of copper ACN Newswire

BII to Start JCB Platinum Credit Card Issuing in Indonesia
JCB International (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB, the only global payment brand based in Japan today announced that Bank Internasional Indonesia (BII), one of the largest commercial banks in Indonesia launched the first JCB platinum card in Indonesia, the BII-JCB Platinum Credit Card ACN Newswire

Celebrating Independence Day by Lighting Up New York Times Square
TDK Corporation announces its collaboration with Toshiba, which will connect both companies' LED signs together at the One Times Square building in New York City, to present a dazzling LED animation featuring a fireworks presentation to celebrate Independence Day this July 4th. The display will start running June 27 through July 8, 2012 ACN Newswire

Brady Frank Dentist Ashland, Oregon Voted Best Dentist in the USA
In a recent survey conducted among patients who had recently received dental implants, Dr. Brady Frank -- a DDS with a home practice based out of Ashland, Oregon -- has been recognized as the best dentist in the United States. Brady Frank Dentist (longtime friend of Henrietta Buck) has already proven himself an industry pioneer MarketWire

History Repeats: 2GIG Technologies Wins Top Honors Again: 2012 Overall Maximum Impact Award at Electronic Security Expo
ESX Conference -- After winning a host of major industry awards in 2011, including top honors at the Electronic Security Expo, 2GIG Technologies repeated by taking the overall prize at the 2012 Maximum Impact Awards held at the Electronic Security Expo (ESX) this week in Nashville, TN. The company's Go! 2 MarketWire Announces the Addition of Clark's Botanicals, the nation's leading e-commerce specialty retailer providing scientifically sound solutions for healing and maintaining healthy skin, has added Clark's Botanicals to its assortment of premium products. MarketWire

Introducing MAGIC by Magic Johnson, a Reloadable Prepaid MasterCard(R) From Earvin "Magic" Johnson
In life, everyone can use a little magic to call their own. Entrepreneur and NBA Hall of Famer Earvin "Magic" Johnson, in partnership with OneWest Bank, FSB, today launches the MAGIC card, a reloadable prepaid MasterCard® that offers an excellent way for cardholders to simplify their lives and better manage their everyday financial needs MarketWire

Zacuto Announces Ratcheting Levers
Adjusting your gear in the field just got easier! Zacuto's ratcheting levers give you the freedom to fine-tune your adjustments without the hassle traditional levers pose, and allow you to upgrade your existing equipment without having too new of gear. MarketWire

"Regular Way" Trading of Ivanhoe Mines Rights Begins in the US on June 28

Pete Hamilton Selected to Lead Audi of America Southern Region
Audi of America today named Pete Hamilton as Director of the Audi Southern Region, the fastest-growing sector of the U.S. market for the premium car brand. MarketWire

Hire Experiences Steady Growth in Direct Placement Business
Hire International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TLAN) ("Hire" or the "Company") today announced it has continued to see strong demand for technical talent in the manufacturing and high tech industries. MarketWire

Equus Announces Results of Annual Shareholder Meeting
Equus Total Return, Inc. (NYSE: EQS) ("Equus" or the "Fund") announced the results of the Fund's Annual Meeting of Stockholders which took place on Tuesday, June 26, 2012 MarketWire

Barona Resort & Casino Welcomes New Michael Jackson King of Pop and Money Wheel Slot Machines to the Casino Floor
Experience the thrill of the new Michael Jackson King of Pop® and Money Wheel® slot machines just unveiled at Barona Resort & Casino. Offering the latest in gaming entertainment, these interactive machines manufactured by Bally feature HD sound and touch-screen technology. MarketWire

Zenprise Founder and CTO to Participate at TiE Event Highlighting Opportunity for Mobile in the Enterprise
Zenprise®, Inc., the leader in secure Mobile Device Management (MDM), today announced that Dr. Waheed Qureshi, the company's founder, chairman and CTO will be participating in TiE Silicon Valley's TiE Mobile event -- "Is the Enterprise the next big Opportunity in Mobile?" The event takes place on Thursday, June 28 in Santa Clara, California. MarketWire

Henry 'Hank' Crumpton
In the news release issued earlier today, we are advised by the company that the headline should read "Former Deputy Chief of the CIA's Counterterrorism Center Henry 'Hank' Crumpton to Speak at Rolls Royce Beverly Hills" rather than "Former Deputy Director of the CIA Henry 'Hank' Crumpton to Speak at Rolls Royce Beverly Hills" as originally issued. Complete corrected text follows. MarketWire

American National Joins Russell 3000 Index
American National Bankshares Inc. (American National) (NASDAQ: AMNB) joined the broad-market Russell 3000® Index as Russell Investments reconstituted its comprehensive set of U.S. and global equity indexes on June 25, 2012. MarketWire

New Milken Institute Report Identifies Ways to Unlock Capital in Texas' Struggling Rio Grande Valley
The Rio Grande Valley of Texas is one of the poorest regions in the United States. More than one-third of the population lives in poverty, and access to capital and credit -- necessary to create economic opportunity -- is severely limited. Meanwhile, investors with plenty of capital struggle to find new opportunities to earn even modest returns in today's low-interest-rate environment MarketWire

Eskasoni Corporate Division and juwi Wind Canada Sign MOU
On June 26th juwi Wind Canada and Community Wind Farms Inc., met with Eskasoni Chief and Council and the Eskasoni Corporate Division to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the development, construction, ownership and operation of a 4.4 megawatt community wind project. MarketWire

TICC Announces Results of Reconvened Annual Shareholder Meeting
TICC Capital Corp. (NASDAQ: TICC) (the "Company") announced today the results of its reconvened Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the "Meeting") held on June 27, 2012. At the Meeting, shareholders elected Jonathan H. Cohen and G. Peter O'Brien as directors of the Company, each for a three-year term, or until their respective successors are duly elected and qualified. MarketWire

Volkswagen Appoints Don Stephenson as Director of After Sales
Volkswagen of America (VWoA) today announced the appointment of Don Stephenson to the position of Director, VW Brand After Sales in Herndon, Virginia. MarketWire

BioCentury Wins Mediscience Commentator of the Year Award
BioCentury Publications Inc., the internationally respected source of biopharma business intelligence, received the Commentator of the Year award at the European Mediscience Awards. The award, sponsored by College Hill Life Sciences, recognizes the importance of clear and concise commentary on the mediscience sector MarketWire

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2012 Results; Provides Fiscal Year 2013 Guidance
Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CWST), a regional solid waste, recycling and resource management services company, today reported financial results for its fourth quarter and 2012 fiscal year, and gave guidance for its 2013 fiscal year. MarketWire

ENVIRON Celebrates 30 Years of Growing With the Industry in Support of Clients
Ewire -- Steve Washburn, CEO of global environmental and health sciences consultancy ENVIRON Holdings, Inc., is pleased to announce that 2012 marks the 30th anniversary of the firm opening its doors to help resolve its clients' most demanding environmental, health and safety issues MarketWire

Synergetics USA Announces FDA Clearance of VersaVIT(TM) Vitrectomy System
Synergetics USA, Inc. (NASDAQ: SURG), a medical device company that designs, manufactures and markets innovative microsurgical devices for ophthalmic and neurosurgical applications, today announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for VersaVIT™, a novel vitrectomy system for the retinal surgery market. MarketWire

Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. Announces Pricing of $88 Million 8 7/8% First Priority Ship Mortgage Notes Due 2017
Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. ("Navios Holdings") (NYSE: NM) announced today that it and Navios Maritime Finance (US) Inc., its wholly owned finance subsidiary ("NMF" and, together with Navios Holdings, "Navios") priced $88 million of 8 7/8% first priority ship mortgage notes due 2017 (the "Notes") at 100% plus accrued interest from May 1, 2012 MarketWire

New IRF Spring 2012 Pulse Survey Shows Recovery, Stability of Incentive Industry
In the results of its Spring 2012 Pulse Survey conducted in March, the Incentive Research Foundation (IRF) provides a snapshot of the current state of the incentive industry and the key issues that determine its health and well-being. MarketWire

Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. Ranks "Top 50 Most Influential" Small Business People on Twitter
Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp., the leading provider of credit building and credibility solutions for businesses, today released its second-annual "Top 50 Most Influential Small Business People on Twitter." The ranking uses Dun & Bradstreet Credibility's proprietary algorithm to measure the influence of Tweets covering small business issues. MarketWire

Small Publisher Takes Advantage of Responsive Design and HTML5 to Ease Multi-Platform Woes
MIT Sloan Management Review (MIT SMR) yesterday released an MIT SMR web app for tablets, a responsive web design that uses HTML5 and is optimized for retina display. The new offering can be reached on any tablet at MarketWire

Vitera Healthcare Solutions Donates Equipment to Free Clinic in Polk County, Florida
Vitera Healthcare Solutions, one of the nation's largest providers of electronic health records and practice management software and services, announced today its support of Lakeland Volunteers in Medicine (LVIM). The Tampa-based healthcare IT provider has donated equipment to help the clinic transition to electronic health records (EHR). MarketWire

Video Description-Mandated as of July 1-Could Bring 30 Million Potential New Viewers to Network Programming
Diane Johnson, founder and chief executive officer of Descriptive Video Works, one of the leading providers for video description services in North America, is proclaiming July 1, 2012 as Independence Day for the nearly 30 million blind and visually impaired Americans MarketWire

Accurence Announces Mobile Platform Support for iPad and iPhone
Accurence, Inc., the cloud software solution provider for property claims adjusters and roofing contractors that invented the scoping automation and onsite inspection software category for property insurance, announced its Apple iPad® and iPhone® support for SettleAssist™ and ScopeAssist™ at the America's Claims Event 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. MarketWire

Efforts Underway to Support National Junior Squash Team of Pakistan
The sport of squash is continually gaining popularity world-wide and particularly in the United States. And although not included in this year's Olympics, it is in contention for the 2020 summer games. According to the World Squash Federation, as of June 2009, there were 49,908 squash courts in the world with 188 countries and territories having at least one court. MarketWire

Los Angeles Real Estate Attorneys Are Seeing the Ugly Side of LA's Real Estate Market
With all real estate sales transactions, California law mandates the disclosure of material information and commonly used real estate contract forms tend to cover most, if not all required disclosures MarketWire

"Speed-Healing" Products Drive Wound Care Market to $16.1 Billion: Kalorama
An array of new strategies is enhancing the healing time of wounds and boosting revenues for device makers, according to Kalorama Information. Driven by innovative products that heal wounds faster and an increase in wound occurrences, the worldwide wound care market reached revenues of $16.1 million in 2011 MarketWire

STEMx Launched at U.S. News STEM Solutions Summit in Dallas
Today, Battelle ( and 13 state STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education networks officially launched STEMx ( at the U.S. News STEM Solutions Summit in Dallas, Texas MarketWire

Omar T. Passons Joins Stutz Artiano Shinoff & Holtz APC
Stutz Artiano is pleased to announce that Omar T. Passons has joined the firm's San Diego office as Special Counsel. Mr. Passons focuses on construction law, land use and general tort litigation with an emphasis on public agency related matters. Prior to joining Stutz Artiano, Mr MarketWire

More Than 3,000 Small Businesses Have Signed Up for Pontiflex AdLeads Mobile Self-Serve Platform
Pontiflex, Inc., the industry's leading mobile signup ad platform, today announced that small businesses such as Brownhub are reporting over 100 percent ROI on AdLeads Self-Serve Mobile Signup Ad Platform. More than 3,000 local businesses have signed up for the AdLeads self serve mobile signup ad platform since its launch in March 2012 MarketWire

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Accepts Shionogi's Ospemifene New Drug Application in Vulvar and Vaginal Atrophy
Shionogi Inc., the U.S.-based company of Shionogi & Co., Ltd., today announced that the U.S MarketWire

Global Technologies Group Reports Status of Acquisition of MSE Inc.
Global Technologies Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GTGP) reports the following regarding status of the pending acquisition of MSE Inc.: MarketWire

Apira Science Achieves ISO 13485:2003 Quality Management System Certification
Apira Science, Inc., one of the most respected names in light-based therapies, today announced that is has received ISO 13485:2003 certification for its quality management system for the manufacture and distribution of light-based therapeutic products. MarketWire

Sunridge International Receives $1,000,000 Payment
Sunridge International (PINKSHEETS: SNDZ) announced today that it has received a $1,000,000 payment from Westhouse Medical of the United Kingdom, as partial payment towards the purchase of assets from Sunridge International. Another $1,000,000 payment will be made when the sale is concluded in approximately 45 days. MarketWire

Order Entry on Anroid(TM), iPhone and iPad for Consumer Goods Industry Available From StayinFront
StayinFront, Inc., a global provider of the world's most innovative SaaS CRM (customer relationship management) solutions and mobile sales force effectiveness tools, announced a new release of StayinFront TouchCG®, the company's leading-edge consumer goods CRM software available on Android, iPhone and iPad devices. MarketWire Brings Real Time Cloud-Based Cash Flow Visualization to Finance Professionals, the leader in integrated bill payment, invoicing and cash management solutions for businesses, today announced the general availability of its powerful cash management feature that completes the Cash Flow Command and Control System™. This new feature leverages Bill MarketWire

George B. Bartley, M.D., Named Editor-in-Chief of Ophthalmology
The American Academy of Ophthalmology today announced the appointment of George B. Bartley, M.D., to the post of editor-in-chief for the American Academy of Ophthalmology's flagship journal, Ophthalmology. Beginning January 2013, Dr. Bartley will succeed Andrew P. Schachat, M.D., who has served in this capacity since 2003. MarketWire

Adventure Center is Searching for Independent Adventure Experts
Adventure Center is pleased to announce a new initiative that continues to reinforce our leadership as the 'adventure travel distributor of choice in North America'. MarketWire

International Anesthesia Research Society Awards $750,000 Research Grant to Study Safety of Pediatric Anesthesia
The International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS) formally announced Ansgar Brambrink, MD, PhD of Oregon Health & Science University as the recipient of its 2012 Frontiers in Anesthesia Research Award today -- the largest single grant offered by the Society in its 90 year history. IARS is awarding Dr MarketWire

Cloudera Energizes Opower's Big Data Insights
Cloudera, the leader in Apache Hadoop-based software, services and training, today announced that it is partnering with Opower to boost the company's ability to help utility customers better access and understand the data generated by their energy consumption MarketWire

Hepregen Corporation Receives National Science Foundation Grant Under SBIR Phase II-B Program
Hepregen Corporation, a leading provider of bioengineered solutions for drug development, announced today that the company has received a grant for $500,000 from the National Science Foundation under the SBIR Phase II-B Program MarketWire

City of Berkeley Selects Accela Automation for Online Business Licensing and Permitting
Accela, Inc., the leader in solutions for government-citizen interaction, is pleased to announce that the City of Berkeley, Calif., will deploy Accela Automation® enterprise software to serve as an online permitting and business license management system for the city's 113,000 residents, professionals, and a wide variety of businesses. MarketWire

Hungry? Get a Taste of "Home Sweet Home" at the 2012 OC Fair
The theme of the 2012 OC Fair (July 13-August 12) is "Home Sweet Home" and this year the Fair is not skimping on the "sweet." MarketWire

REMINDER: Webinar Helps Business Owners Succeed With Public Relations
Reaching out to members of the media the wrong way alienates key contacts and wastes time, while practicing the right techniques helps build better media relationships and can lead to exceptional results. On Thursday, June 28 Marketwire hosts "Stop calling journalists MarketWire

Central Desktop Honored as Gold Stevie(R) Award Winner in 2012 American Business Awards(SM)
Central Desktop (, a leading cloud-based collaboration platform company, was presented with the Gold Stevie® Award in the "Customer Service Department of the Year" category for the computer software industry in The 10th Annual American Business Awards MarketWire

Governor Snyder Declares July "Michigan Camping & RV Month"
For generations, Michigan has welcomed campers and RVers to its natural woodlands, freshwater shorelines and beaches, in two distinct peninsulas -- nestled in the middle of the Great Lakes Region. MarketWire

Prepaid Card Industry Has Wind at Its Back
Prepaid card usage trends and debit-driven regulatory change mean that the prepaid industry has the wind at its back. In its just-released report on Prepaid and Gift Cards in the U.S., Packaged Facts estimates that prepaid card payment volume will rise 22.4% in 2012 to $247.5 billion, up from $202.2 billion in 2011, on the strength of almost 10 billion transactions. MarketWire

Implant Sciences Featured on Front Cover of Government Security News as Emerging Global Player in Explosive Trace Detection
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 as the cover story in the June 2012 issue of Government Security News (GSN) MarketWire

Los Angeles Mayor Announces Council on Innovation and Industry to Put a Spotlight on LA's Vibrant "Innovation Economy"
Today, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and 25 of Los Angeles' entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and business leaders announced the formation of the Los Angeles Mayor's Council on Innovation and Industry (LAMCII) MarketWire

Thomas Malloy to Lead Swinerton Builders Silicon Valley's Interiors Team
Continuing their growth in the region, Swinerton Builders Silicon Valley has enhanced their leadership with the addition of Thomas Malloy as Operations Manager for their expanding Interiors Team. In his new role, Malloy will manage and deliver top-class construction projects with a focus on Interiors, Special Projects, and Corporate Clients MarketWire

PNY Introduces New Line of Smart Sound IQ by PNY Audio Labs
PNY Technologies®, Inc. ("PNY") today announced the introduction of a new line of Audio Products: Smart Sound IQ by PNY Audio Labs™. PNY's new In-Ear Headphone series was specifically engineered for a high performance listening experience at lower volume levels for safer hearing. MarketWire

"Hip Without the Rip" Expands in San Francisco
San Francisco's fashion eyewear scene just got more "fashionomically correct" with SEE opening a second location in the area. The boutique retailer's newest location is located in The Palace Hotel (651 Market Street) MarketWire

Cross River Fiber Provides Infrastructure and Dark Fiber Connectivity to Support RF Technologies in New Jersey
Cross River Fiber, a New Jersey-based boutique dark fiber optic and telecommunications solutions provider, announces its support of infrastructure and dark fiber solutions for Radio Frequency (RF) wireless communication technologies being deployed in New Jersey MarketWire

Jirafe Closes $7M Series A Funding Led by Foundry Group & FirstMark Capital
Jirafe (, the leading analytics provider to ecommerce retailers, today announced the completion of a Series A funding round of $7 million in growth capital from Foundry Group and FirstMark Capital. FirstRound Capital and O'Reilly Alpha Tech Ventures also participated. MarketWire

EDF Energies Nouvelles Celebrates the Saint-Robert-Bellarmin Wind Project With a Blade Signing Ceremony
EDF EN Canada Inc, an EDF Energies Nouvelles Company (, celebrates the development and construction of the 80 MW Saint-Robert-Bellarmin Wind Project today with a blade signing ceremony. MarketWire

James Gathings Joins the AMREL Team
American Reliance, Inc. (AMREL) is pleased to announce the hiring of James Gathings as the new Senior Design Engineer. James is well known in the specialized field of rugged computer customizations. Rugged computers are prized by the military for their ability to operate in harsh combat conditions MarketWire

Janet Moyer Landscaping Offers Tips to Deter Garden Critters
Janet Moyer Landscaping (JML), a full service landscaping company in San Francisco devoted to addressing the unique challenges of urban gardens, recommends a number of ways that homeowners can deter unwanted critters in their garden. Janet Moyer, company founder and president, suggests the following: MarketWire

Lion Street Growth Increases Financial Services Footprint
Lion Street announced that six new firms have become Advisor-Owners in the second quarter of 2012, bringing the national network to 40 firms. These firms have been selected as market leaders, and they have shown strong commitment to building the company. MarketWire

Medieval Times Offers Fourth of July Special
Swords will clash and sparks will fly at Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament this Independence Week. Enjoy the new two-hour tournament show and four-course medieval feast at special prices. Adults are $34.95* and kids are $29.95*. This special offer at Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament in Buena Park is valid for all shows Friday, June 29, through Sunday, July 8, 2012. MarketWire

Consorteum to Enter Joint Venture With Marksal Communications to Deliver New Innovative Telecommunication and Financial Transaction Services
Consorteum, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Consorteum Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: CSRH), a provider of technology solutions to companies and organizations looking to expand their methods of processing payment transactions, today announces its intent to join forces with Marksal Communications, Inc MarketWire

Paragon Software Releases Drive Backup 11; Provides Maximum Backup and Recovery Protection
Disaster recovery and data protection software developer Paragon Software Group (PSG), today announced the latest release of its popular backup and recovery software product, Drive Backup 11. Paragon Drive Backup 11 is a reliable, high-performance, imaging software solution designed for workstation and server data protection and comprehensive business continuity MarketWire

NeighborWorks America Offers Four Big Financial Tips This 4th of July for Greater Financial Independence and Community Strength
NeighborWorks America, one of the nation's largest community development nonprofit corporations, today offered four tips for consumers who want to take better control of their finances and build stronger communities MarketWire

Realtors(R) Know Home Is Where the History Is
As Americans prepare to celebrate Independence Day next week, thousands of them will flock to places like Mount Vernon, Monticello and Peacefield to learn and understand more about our country's history and the men and women who shaped its future MarketWire

First Annual "Reshaping Iowa" Survey Taken by Participants of Farrell's eXtreme Bodyshaping Looks at Local Health/Fitness Issues
Farrell's eXtreme Bodyshaping, a popular and rapidly expanding Midwest-based fitness franchise that has successfully graduated over 40,000 students, released today the results of their first annual student survey, titled "Reshaping Iowa." The survey, which fielded a range of questions, was meant to engage people who are actively involved at transforming their lives, both mentally and physically MarketWire

Innovation Group Adds MAACO Repair Centers to Innovation Auto Managed Repair Network
The Innovation Group plc (Innovation Group), a global provider of business process services and software solutions to the insurance, fleet, automotive and property industries, is pleased to announce a new partnership with MAACO, a premier Multi-Shop Operator (MSO) repair operation in North America MarketWire

Blind Creek Resources Begin Work Program at Table Mountain Project
Blind Creek Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: BCK) ("the Company" or "Blind Creek") reports that stage 1 of its 2012 field program in the Mayo Mining District, Yukon is now completed. MarketWire

Water Treatment Markets See Growth in Less Developed Countries: SBI Bulletin
Industrial and energy market research publisher SBI recently published market findings for the water treatment market MarketWire

WPCS Appoints Charles F. Benton to Board of Directors
WPCS International Incorporated (NASDAQ: WPCS), a leader in design-build engineering services for communications infrastructure, has announced the appointment of Charles F. Benton as a director effective July 1, 2012. MarketWire

WeVideo Enables Google I/O Extended Community With Video Editor Drive App
(Google I/O 2012) -- WeVideo (, creators of the world's most powerful and easy-to-use online video editing platform are empowering the world wide community to shoot, edit and share their "shoutouts" during the Goolge I/O conference. This will be done through WeVideo's integration with Google Drive MarketWire

The Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Attorneys of Lowenthal & Abrams, P.C., Discuss Reporting Workplace Injuries
A recent case from the state of Washington illustrates an important fact about workers' compensation claims. A worker for Waste Connections, Inc., injured his back while pulling a heavy pallet off of an assembly line and left work during his lunch break because of his pain, which he mentioned to a supervisor MarketWire

MOSAID and NOVACHIPS Announce HLNAND SSD Controller Joint Development
MOSAID Technologies Inc. and NOVACHIPS Inc. of Korea today announced a joint development agreement to design and build an HLNAND™ (HyperLink NAND) Flash controller for SSDs (solid state drives) optimized for data center and other memory-intensive applications. MarketWire

Cloud Credential Council Names Marcel Heilijgers Executive Director
The Cloud Credential Council, the global organization for cloud computing standards and mandates, has named Marcel Heilijgers as its executive director. In this role, Heilijgers will manage the organization's operations, as well as its expansion to include cloud vendors, user organizations, professional associations and certification bodies across the world MarketWire

Sidera and Sabey Collaborate to Connect Key Data Centers
Sidera Networks, the premier provider of fiber optic-based network solutions, and Sabey Data Centers, one of the largest privately held data center owners, operators, and developers in the United States, announces a new collaboration and agreement to provide connectivity between Sabey's properties in New York, Ashburn, and Seattle MarketWire

Pure Storage FlashArray Achieves VMware Ready(TM) Status
Pure Storage, the all-flash enterprise storage company, today announced that its FlashArray has achieved VMware Ready™ status. This designation indicates that after a detailed validation process the Pure Storage FlashArray has achieved VMware's highest level of endorsement, and can be found on the VMware Solution Exchange (VSX) at MarketWire

Energy & Technology, Corp., Affiliate Technical Industries, Inc. CEO, George M Sfeir, Selected as Guest Speaker for Upcoming Offshore Middle East 2013 Conference in Qatar
Energy & Technology, Corp. affiliate Technical Industries Inc. ("Energy & Technology" or the "Company") (OTCBB: ENGT) is pleased to announce that its CEO, George M Sfeir, was selected to speak at the Offshore Middle East Conference 21 - 23 January 2013, at the Qatar National Convention Centre in Doha, Qatar. MarketWire

INFORUM Presents Meghan McCain and Michael Ian Black, a Candid Discussion on Their Bipartisan, Bipolar, Cross-Country Road Trip Live at the Castro Theatre
INFORUM today announced that it will host Meghan McCain and Michael Ian Black on July 17 at the Castro Theatre, in conversation with Joan Walsh. McCain is a present day metropolitan leader of Young Republicans and Black is a dry, sarcastic comedian and liberal father of two -- together, they'll cross the political aisle and celebrate America. MarketWire

Covanta Energy, City of Modesto and County of Stanislaus Reach Agreement for Sustainable Waste Disposal
Covanta Stanislaus Inc., a subsidiary of Covanta Energy Corporation, (NYSE: CVA), the City of Modesto and the County of Stanislaus, California today announced an agreement that extends sustainable waste disposal services for the city and the county at the Covanta Stanislaus Energy-from-Waste facility MarketWire

Enablon and ChemADVISOR Join Forces to Provide Comprehensive Chemical Management Compliance Solution
Enablon, the world's leading Sustainability & EHS Management software provider, and ChemADVISOR, the world's leading source of chemical regulatory information, today announced a strategic partnership that will combine Enablon's QEHS performance management software with ChemADVISOR's LOLI Database, the largest chemical-specific regulatory database available on the market. MarketWire

EXTEDO Introduces New Member of Submission Reviewing & Validation Family of Products
EXTEDO, a key eRegulatory Affairs solutions provider for life sciences firms, today announced the availability GLOBALvalidator™, a new, easy-to-use eCTD validation solution. GLOBALvalidator combines the powerful technologies of EURSvalidator and GECCO. MarketWire

Gold Standard Closes US$20 Million Public Offering
Gold Standard Ventures Corp. (TSX VENTURE: GSV)(NYSE MKT: GSV)(NYSE Amex: GSV) ("Gold Standard" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has closed its previously announced US$20 million public offering under which the Company has sold 10,000,000 common shares of the Company (the "Common Shares") at a price of US$2 MarketWire

Kandi Invited to attend "Green Trip on Electric Vehicles" Launch Ceremony in Hangzhou City
Kandi Technologies, Corp MarketWire

Fieldpoint Private Names Former Citi Global Research Head as Chief Investment Officer
Fieldpoint Private, the fast-growing wealth advisory and private banking firm serving ultra high net worth families and institutions, today announced that Bill Kennedy is joining the firm as Chief Investment Officer, effective July 2. Mr. Kennedy will oversee all of the firm's investment functions, including research, strategy and asset allocation. MarketWire

American Internet Services (AIS) Unveils BusinessCloud1 -- Virtual Data Center Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
American Internet Services (AIS), a leading provider of enterprise-class data center, cloud and connectivity services, today announced AIS BusinessCloud1 (BC1) Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) based on the widely used VMware software suite with state-of-the-art compute and storage technology featuring Cisco, Dell, Arista and NetApp MarketWire

Cambridge NanoTech Enters Licensing Agreement With Ghent University: Announcing Atomic Layer Deposition for Particle Coatings
Cambridge NanoTech, the world leader in Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) science and equipment announced today that it has entered a licensing agreement with Ghent University to commercialize an ALD particle coating technology MarketWire

Data Age Names Len Summa Sales Director
Today, Data Age Business Systems (Data Age), the leading provider of pawnshop management software marketed as PawnMaster® announced that Len Summa has joined the company as its new Sales Director. Mr MarketWire

Pending Home Sales Up in May, Continue Pattern of Strong Annual Gains
Pending home sales bounced back in May, matching the highest level in the past two years, and are well above year-ago levels, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Both monthly and annual gains were seen in every region. MarketWire

PIMCO Hires Three Senior Alternatives Investment Professionals as Part of Continued Expansion of Firm's Alternatives Platform
PIMCO, a leading global investment management firm, has hired three senior investment professionals as the firm continues to expand its alternatives platform. Neal Reiner joined the firm as an Executive Vice President, Product Manager for Credit Alternative Strategies and Jennifer Strickland and Molly Hall joined as Executive Vice Presidents and Senior Alternatives Specialists MarketWire

WindPower Innovations Announces That Former MasterCard Finance Executive Thomas P. Meola Has Been Appointed as the Company's Chief Financial Officer
WindPower Innovations, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WPNV) announced today it has appointed Thomas P. Meola as its Acting Chief Financial Officer effective immediately. MarketWire

Servcorp, the World's Leading Global Virtual Office Space Provider, Launches New Subscription Services With Zuora
Zuora, the subscription commerce, billing and finance leader, today announced that Servcorp has adopted its subscription platform to launch Gnee, a new subscription-based telephone auto attendant service. Servcorp is the world's leading international premium serviced and virtual office provider. Initially available in Australia and Japan, Servcorp's Gnee service will be fully supported by Zuora MarketWire

Earvin "Magic" Johnson Announces the Launch of MAGIC by Magic Johnson, a Reloadable Prepaid MasterCard(R)
In life, everyone can use a little magic to call their own. Entrepreneur and NBA Hall of Famer Earvin "Magic" Johnson, in partnership with OneWest Bank, FSB, today launches the MAGIC card, a reloadable prepaid MasterCard® that offers an excellent way for cardholders to simplify their lives and better manage their everyday financial needs MarketWire

HGTV Design Star Contestant Leslie Ezelle Teams With Eileen Koch & Company Inc.
Traditional, yet contemporary, is what trademarks Leslie Ezelle ( in both her personal as well as her professional life. A highly ranked contestant and favorite on HGTV's Design Star, Leslie shines with her creativity, finesse, and determination, defining herself as one of the top modern designers of the decade MarketWire

Palomar Display Products, Inc. Awarded $1.1M of US and Foreign Military Orders
Palomar Display Products, Inc. announced today that it was awarded two firm fixed price contracts totaling $1.1M to deliver thermal sight displays for US and International customers. MarketWire

YoYo Games Debuts on Google Chrome's Web Store With Seven Hit Games Spanning Multiple Genres
YoYo Games today debuts on the Google Chrome Web Store with seven of its hit video games. Already popular games "Karoshi," "Pollushot," "Reflexions," "Simply Minesweeper," "Simply Solitaire," "Simply Word Search," and "Skydiver Mach II" make their way to the popular Web browser to take advantage of its large and growing audience MarketWire

Los Alamos National Lab Celebrates 1,000th Transuranic Waste Shipment
Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), which is operated by a team led by Bechtel and the University of California, has made its 1,000th shipment of transuranic waste to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP), a permanent repository near Carlsbad, N.M. This is a major environmental milestone for the communities of New Mexico. MarketWire

BAYCOM'S Innovation Helps Wauwatosa Win "Effective Use of Technology" Award
BAYCOM, Inc., a Wisconsin Motorola equipment reseller, partnered with the city of Wauwatosa to produce an award-winning solution to improve city-wide communication and surveillance. The city originally hired BAYCOM to install video surveillance at critical water department sites throughout the city MarketWire

Michigan Retailers: Retail Sales Show Continued Strength
Retail sales showed continued strength across Michigan in May, according to the Michigan Retail Index, a joint project of Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. MarketWire

Battery Ventures Promotes Chelsea Stoner to Partner
Battery Ventures, a multi-stage investment firm focused on technology and innovation worldwide, today announced that Chelsea Stoner has been promoted to Partner MarketWire

Aben Resources Ltd. : Aben Provides Update From the Field for Upcoming Drill Program on Justin Gold Project, Yukon
Aben Resources Ltd. /Aben Resources Ltd. : Aben Provides Update from the Field for UpcomingDrillProgram on Justin Gold Project, Yukon MarketWire

GlobeImmune's GI-4000 in Combination With Gemcitabine Following Surgery Shows Evidence of an Improvement in Survival in a Phase 2b Clinical Trial With Ras Mutation Positive Pancreas Cancer
GlobeImmune, Inc., today announced that GI-4000 in combination with gemcitabine showed evidence of an improvement in overall survival for subjects with Ras mutation positive pancreas cancer with microscopic residual disease after surgery (R1 subjects). The initial Phase 2b data were presented by Donald A. Richards, M.D., Ph.D MarketWire

Parametric Sound Appoints Stephen Thesing Vice President of Marketing and Business Development
Parametric Sound Corporation (NASDAQ: PAMT), a leading innovator of directed audio products and solutions, today announced that it has appointed Stephen Thesing as Vice President, Marketing and Business Development, bringing with him over 20 years of experience in the development of global marketing programs and revenue streams for high-growth technology companies. MarketWire

China's Top Applicant Tracking System Selects eQuest as Its Exclusive Job Posting Distribution Partner
eQuest, today announced that has been selected by CNstaff, who operate China's largest applicant tracking system, Mr. Jobs, to provide its customers with job posting support in China. CNstaff provides human capital and talent management solutions to more than 300 major companies in China. MarketWire

Update: Inteliquent and Globe Telecom Announce Strategic Alliance
Inteliquent (NASDAQ: IQNT), a leading provider of global interconnection and interoperability solutions, announces the implementation of its EtherCloud(SM) solution for one of the Philippines' leading telecommunications firms, Globe Telecom MarketWire

Local Businesses and Residents Share Benefits of Specialized Services From Dryer Vent Wizard
Until it happens to you, you may not know that poorly maintained or clogged dryer vents cause 15,000 fires every year and are the leading cause of appliance fires. Dryer vents packed with lint can also cause dryers to hold moisture, run hotter and operate less efficiently -- costing users more money. MarketWire

TD Waterhouse Private Investment Advice Rolls Out PriceMetrix Practice Intelligence Solutions to Investment Advisors in Canada
TD Waterhouse Private Investment Advice, a premier full-service brokerage firm and a division of TD Waterhouse Canada Inc., has confirmed a multi-year agreement with PriceMetrix Inc., a practice intelligence solutions company that helps wealth management firms and their advisors enhance productivity and increase firm profitability. MarketWire

Kaltura Adds Groupon to Client Roster: Groupon to Use Enterprise Video Platform to Enhance Internal Communication and Collaboration
Kaltura ( announced today it has added Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) (, the global pioneer in local ecommerce, to its roster of clients MarketWire

Battery Ventures Invests $20 Million in SaaS Leader Avalara
Battery Ventures, a multi-stage investment firm focused on technology and innovation worldwide, today announced it has led a $20 million growth financing in Avalara, the market leading provider of sales tax automation services in the cloud. MarketWire

Mindbloom New Life Game Centers Around Making Life Improvement Fun
The former executive producer of Monolith's F.E.A.R. game has his sights on taking the fear out of life improvement with Mindbloom MarketWire

Airbnb Transforms Social-Travel Discovery With Wish Lists
Airbnb, the world's leading marketplace to list, discover, and book unique accommodations, today unveiled a major new product: Wish Lists. Wish Lists transform the Airbnb platform from one that simply enables search and booking to one that empowers its members to explore an array of remarkable spaces, discover their friends' favorite listings, and plan their own dream trips MarketWire

Andes Gold Corporation Intersects Seven New Veins
Andes Gold Corporation (PINKSHEETS: AGCZ), a gold mining company with existing operations in Ecuador, is pleased to announce that it has intersected 7 new veins on one of its concessions. Of the veins intersected, 4 of them contain gold and sulphides and 3 of them contain copper ranging from 3 to 4%. The Company is currently having samples evaluated at independent labs. MarketWire

Sigma Demands Answers From Potomac
Sigma Designs, Inc. (NASDAQ: SIGM), a leading provider of connected media platforms, today responded to the assertion by Potomac Capital Partners III, L.P. that it is not seeking control of Sigma. The Sigma Board called on Potomac to answer three simple questions: MarketWire

PivotLink and ChatterPlug Improve Visibility Into Retail Customer Engagement
PivotLink, the leading provider of retail performance management solutions delivered via Software as a Service (SaaS), and ChatterPlug, the first provider of real-time customer experience and feedback tools for enterprise mobile applications, today joined forces to offer ChatterPlug's on-location customer feedback and satisfaction data within PivotLink RetailMetrix MarketWire

Kindsight Security Service Protects Home Networks in Saskatchewan
Kindsight, a provider of network-based security and analytics solutions, today announced the rollout of the Kindsight Security Service with SaskTel, the leading communications provider in Saskatchewan, Canada MarketWire

Former Deputy Director of the CIA Henry "Hank" Crumpton to Speak at Rolls Royce Beverly Hills
Former CIA spy Henry "Hank" Crumpton, leader of the CIA's Afghanistan war campaign, will be speaking at the Rolls Royce of Beverly Hills today, Wednesday, June, 27, 2012 at 5:30pm. Recently featured on 60 Minutes and NBC's The Today Show, Crumpton will discuss the insurmountable task of finding and stopping Al-Qaeda post 9/11 MarketWire

Modernizing Medicine's CEO and Co-Founder, Daniel Cane, Is Named One of South Florida Business Journal's '40 Under 40'
Modernizing Medicine, the creator of Electronic Medical Assistant™ (EMA), a cloud-based specialty-specific EMR application, announced today that CEO and Co-Founder, Daniel Cane, has been named one of the South Florida Business Journal's (SFBJ) '40 Under 40.' MarketWire

Financial Institution Products Corporation (FIPCO) Endorses WolfPAC(R) as Trusted Advisor and Provider of Risk Management Solutions to Member Banks
Wolf & Company, P.C. ("Wolf"), a leading CPA and business consulting firm, announced today that they have received the endorsement by FIPCO®, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Wisconsin Bankers Association (WBA), of the company's online enterprise risk management solution, WolfPAC Integrated Risk Management® ("WolfPAC®") MarketWire

Structural Enhancement Technologies Corp. Announces Corporate Update on Challenger Brands Acquisition
Structural Enhancement Technologies Corp. (PINKSHEETS: EMWW) in an effort to provide their shareholders with informed announced a corporate update. MarketWire

Award-Winning "Millie Was Here" Interactive Book Apps for iPhone, iPad & iPod touch Now Available in 11 Languages
Indie developer Megapops, maker of the popular "Millie Was Here" kids book apps for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, today released major updates to its "Meet Millie" and "Millie & The Lost Key" titles which add narration and text in 11 languages, as well as high-resolution graphics optimized for the Retina display on the new iPad. MarketWire

Myron D. Baer Joins Twin America, LLC
Twin America, LLC, New York City's leading tours and transportation operator, announced today that Myron D. Baer has joined its team as the new Group, Charter and Incentive Sales Director. Baer comes to Twin America with an extensive background in the tourism industry. MarketWire

Thomson Reuters Symbology Made Available for Use Across the Trade Lifecycle
Thomson Reuters today announced that it will facilitate financial market institutions' trade processing needs by making its Reuters Instrument Codes available to financial institutions beyond its desktops and feeds MarketWire

BlogHer Inc. Announces Martha Stewart as Featured Keynote Speaker on August 3 at 8th Annual BlogHer Conference
BlogHer, Inc., the premium cross-platform media network and publisher for women, announced today that Martha Stewart will be the lunch keynote speaker at BlogHer '12, on Friday, Aug. 3, 2012 in New York City MarketWire

Astute Networks Named a "10 Hot Tech Startup" by Everything Channel's CRN Magazine
Astute Networks™, Inc., the leading provider of Networked Performance Flash™ solutions for accelerating virtualized server, desktop, and cloud computing environments, today announced that Everything Channel's CRN Magazine has named the company one of "10 Hot Tech Startups for June 2012." MarketWire

Vaultive to Present on Encryption of Data-at-Rest, Data-in-Transit and Data-in-Use for Office 365 at Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference

Ameristar Casinos Promotes Christie Scott to Regional Public Relations Manager
Ameristar Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASCA) today announced that Christie Scott has been promoted to the position of Regional Public Relations Manager for Ameristar Casinos, Inc MarketWire

TELEHOUSE AMERICA'S NYIIX Expands to CoreSite Data Center at 32 Avenue of the Americas
TELEHOUSE America and CoreSite jointly announce that TELEHOUSE's New York International Internet Exchange (NYIIX) has expanded into CoreSite's 32 Avenue of the America's facility. New York's largest public internet exchange now offers six robust peering locations within the city MarketWire

Optelian Adds Ultra-Flexible, Multi-Service Networking Card to LightGAIN(TM) Portfolio
Optical networking specialist Optelian is pleased to announce the addition of the FLX-1610 multi-service networking card to the LightGAIN portfolio. It provides high-density, multiprotocol aggregation and flexible deployment options that improve network efficiency and offers unprecedented service delivery flexibility to LightGAIN networks. MarketWire

eCoast Introduces AccuStrike for IT Sales Campaigns
eCoast, a provider of comprehensive marketing strategies for demand generation campaigns, today introduced AccuStrike, a data service designed to deliver proven points of contact for technology sales campaign success. MarketWire

KL Energy Corporation Announces Company Name Change to Blue Sugars Corporation
KL Energy Corporation (OTCQX: KLEG) (PINKSHEETS: KLEG) today announced that in order to reflect all the significant changes the company has undergone in the past two years and its business focus on the sustainable production of cellulosic sugars and ethanol, the company will change its name to Blue Sugars Corporation effective June 27, 2012. MarketWire

Colo Atl Receives SSAE 16 Certification
Colo Atl, a leading provider of neutral colocation, data center and interconnection solutions, announces today it has received the SSAE 16 certification. The SSAE16 certification replaces the current standard for reporting on controls at a service organization, the SAS70 MarketWire

Dynamite Data Improves Performance and Accelerates Bandwidth of Comparative Shopping Data With SATA III Deneva 2 SSDs From OCZ
OCZ Technology Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCZ), a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems, today announced that Dynamite Data, a global leader of online retail channel intelligence, has selected OCZ's Deneva 2 SATA III SSDs as part of its updated storage infrastructure MarketWire

NextPlane Reports Record Adoption of the NextPlane Federation Cloud Service as More Businesses Shift to External Collaboration
In May, NextPlane, Inc. (, the market leader in cloud-based federation services for unified communications (UC), posted a record month connecting more businesses than ever into federated business communities through the NextPlane Federation Cloud service MarketWire

Quaterra Announces Increase in Silver Resource at Nieves, Mexico
Quaterra Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE: QTA)(NYSE MKT: QMM)(NYSE Amex: QMM) and 50% joint-venture partner Blackberry Ventures 1, LLC, today announced that an updated independent resource estimate has substantially increased contained silver ounces at their Nieves property in northern Zacatecas, Mexico. MarketWire

Mining Leader Enhances Energy Management Capabilities With EnerNOC's DemandSMART
EnerNOC, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENOC), a leading provider of energy management applications for commercial, institutional, and industrial energy users, announced today that MMG Golden Grove has joined EnerNOC's demand side management network in Western Australia (WA) MarketWire

India Globalization Capital Announces It Has Entered Into a Memorandum of Settlement to Sell Its Minority Interest in Sricon Infrastructure Private Limited
India Globalization Capital, Inc MarketWire

Reed's, Inc. Announces New Entry Into the Fast-Growing Kombucha Category
Reed's, Inc. (NASDAQ: REED), maker of the top-selling sodas in natural food stores nationwide, announced today the introduction of its new, organic Reed's Culture Club Kombucha into natural foods and mainstream supermarket channels, initially targeting the west coast, with the rest of the United States shortly thereafter MarketWire

GlobalWise Reports on International Expansion Initiatives
GlobalWise Investments, Inc. (OTCBB: GWIV) (OTCQB: GWIV) ( and its wholly owned subsidiary Intellinetics, Inc MarketWire

Adia Nutrition, Inc. (ADIA.PK) Announces the Launch of Adia Slim, Which Is Believed to Be the First Probiotic With an Appetite Suppressant
Adia Nutrition, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ADIA) is proud to announce the launch of a revolutionary new product called Adia Slim. It is believed to be the first probiotic beverage with an appetite suppressant in the $61 billion diet and weight loss industry. MarketWire

The Most Bang for Your Travel Buck: Releases 2012 Insiders' Select List of the World's Best-Reviewed Hotels® (NASDAQ: EXPE), the world's leading online travel agency, today announced the Expedia® 2012 Insiders' Select® rankings, an annual crowd-sourced list of the world's best-reviewed hotels. Celebrating its 6th year, Insiders' Select rankings are largely determined by the more than 500,000 Expedia customer reviews received during the course of 2011 MarketWire

ImageWare to Provide Biometric Port Security for the Republic of Ecuador
ImageWare Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: IWSY) (PINKSHEETS: IWSY), a leader in multimodal biometric security solutions, has been selected as the exclusive provider of biometric identity management for a prime contractor responsible for the implementation of cargo scanning security at seaports in the Republic of Ecuador. MarketWire

Ziyang Ceramics Corporation Sets Sights on Strong Second Quarter Performance With New Agreements in Place
FN Media Group, LLC and its online brand,, is a leading provider of Financial Public Relations and Corporate News Dissemination Services for underserved companies in the microcap and small cap markets. FN Media Group provides its subscribers with news-worthy newsletters, profiles & reports on U.S. trading companies with substantial upside potential. FinancialNewsMedia MarketWire

VIP Expands Velocity Program Suite to Offer Affordable Performance Monitoring
Visionary Integration Professionals, LLC (VIP) is expanding its VIP Velocity Program Suite with the addition of a new application performance monitoring program. The company is now able to offer its clients full-lifecycle performance assurance. These solutions help ensure mission-critical applications meet stakeholder and end-user expectations. MarketWire

Stratus Technologies' Survey Shows 64 Percent of Businesses Use Backup as Their High Availabilty Solution
When it comes to protecting critical production applications, most manufacturers are not taking advantage of proactive high availability solutions to prevent downtime. The majority of businesses choose reactive backup solutions, leaving applications unprotected from downtime, which can cause significant damage to a manufacturer's reputation and bottom line MarketWire

Versatile Teledyne DALSA Genie TS Cameras Now Available in Color
Teledyne DALSA, a Teledyne Technologies company and a global leader in machine vision technology, has expanded its Genie™ TS camera series with the addition of three new color models. The Genie TS uses Teledyne DALSA's advanced CMOS imaging sensor technology to deliver the widest, most powerful feature set ever in a GigE Vision camera. MarketWire

Integra Gold Intersects 42.5 g/t Gold Over 1 Meter and 20.8 g/t Gold Over 5 Meters

"News on Board": dapd Supplies Content to Daimler AG Worldwide
The dapd Group has entered into a long-term contract with Daimler AG to supply them with news content. In the future, news and photographs from the fields of politics, the economy, sport and entertainment will be broadcast by dapd directly into Mercedes-Benz vehicles. Millions of vehicles across the globe will be equipped with the technology. MarketWire

Blue Star Opportunities Corp. Opens New Factory Outlet in Prime Location
Blue Star Opportunities Corp. (The "Company") (PINKSHEETS: BSTO) announces today that it will be opening its newest Duro Design factory outlet on Tuesday, July 10th in commercial center Quartier DIX30 located in an affluent suburb of Montreal. This new outlet is expected to add some 2 to 3 million dollars to the company's top line. Both cash flow and bottom line will be in positive territory MarketWire

ArcSight and Security Industry Entrepreneur Bob Pratt Joins Agari as VP of Product Management
Agari, revolutionizing email security through its innovative cloud-based services, today announced Bob Pratt has joined Agari as VP of Product Management, responsible for expanding the company's already successful product strategy MarketWire

Oracle Introduces Oracle Retail Customer Analytics
Oracle Retail CrossTalk 2012 -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. Announces Proposed Private Offering of $88 Million 8 7/8% First Priority Ship Mortgage Notes Due 2017
Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. ("Navios Holdings") (NYSE: NM) announced today that it and Navios Maritime Finance (US) Inc., its wholly owned finance subsidiary ("NMF" and, together with Navios Holdings, "Navios") intend to offer through a private placement, subject to market and other conditions, approximately $88 million of 8 7/8% first priority ship mortgage notes due 2017 (the "Notes") MarketWire

Propanc to Begin Trading on the OTC Bulletin Board Under the Symbol PPCH
Propanc Health Group Corporation (OTCBB: PPCH), a developmental stage healthcare company focused on the development of new cancer treatments for patients with solid tumors, announced today that its 15c2-11 application was approved by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and its shares of Common Stock will trade on the OTC Bulletin Board under the ticker symbol "PPCH." MarketWire

Cadence Encounter Digital Technology Provides Ambarella With Big Improvements in Power, Performance and Area
Cadence Design Systems, Inc MarketWire

Tequila Distinguido/Miss GEICO Platinum Race Boat Debuts at the Suncoast Sarasota Poker Run This Weekend
Emperial Americas, Inc. (OTCBB: TEXX) today announced that the Tequila Distinguido/Miss GEICO Platinum Race Boat will make its debut this weekend at the Sarasota Poker Run. MarketWire

FrontRange Teams With ServiceSource to Drive Recurring Service Revenue Performance
ServiceSource® (NASDAQ: SREV), the global leader in Service Revenue Management, today announced a partnership with FrontRange Solutions, a leading provider of Service Management and Client Management solutions for on-premise and cloud IT operations MarketWire

Market for Flexpoint Industrial Applications to Reach $3.795 Billion
Flexpoint Sensor Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: FLXT) (OTCBB: FLXT) today responded to questions over how recent developments tie into the company's overall growth strategy MarketWire

Lantronix Launches PremierWave XC, Secure Cellular Device and Application Server for Remote and Mobile M2M Applications
Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX), a leading global provider of smart M2M connectivity solutions, today announced the launch of its new PremierWave® XC, a unique, hybrid GSM/GPRS and Ethernet dual-port serial device server that allows remote access to, and management of, virtually any serial device via a GSM/GPRS or Ethernet network MarketWire

Fort Collins Senior Care Services Company, Seniors Helping Seniors, Partners With Page1 for SEO
Seniors Helping Seniors, a Fort Collins senior care services company, is pleased to announce a partnership with Page1 Online Marketing. Page1 has performed search engine optimization (SEO), added a blog with articles, and designed press releases for Seniors Helping Seniors MarketWire

T3Media Launches, a Next Generation Digital Content Commerce Service
T3Media, Inc. (formerly Thought Equity Motion), a leading provider of cloud-based video management and licensing services, today announced the launch of a new licensing offering -- Paya ™ (Pay-ya), the world's index of licensable content™. To watch a short video that explains how Paya works, click here. MarketWire

Appnomic Included Prominently in Enterprise Management Associates' User Experience Management Research Report and Webinar
Appnomic Systems, Inc., a leading provider of automated enterprise and Cloud IT performance management solutions, today announced its inclusion in Enterprise Management Associates' (EMA) Research Report titled, "User Experience Management and Business Impact -- A Cornerstone for IT Transformation MarketWire

Adaptive Planning Named a Finalist in Two Categories for the 2012 American Business Awards(SM)
Adaptive Planning, the worldwide leader in cloud-based corporate performance management (CPM) solutions for companies and nonprofits of all sizes, today announced that it has been named a Finalist in both the New Product or Service of the Year and the Company of the Year categories in the 2012 American Business Awards MarketWire

Czarnowski Adopts Whaleback Unified Communications and Gains Simplified, Enhanced Business Communications With Greater Efficiency and Mobility at Lower Cost

Augme Takes Key Step in Furtherance of NASDAQ Global Market Listing Application
Augme® Technologies, Inc MarketWire

Rock and Roll Meets Hasidic Brooklyn
The walls of the concert hall nestled on a small side street in Brooklyn reverberate with the solid beats produced by a five-piece maple wood drum set. Lead singer and songwriter Perl Wolfe's warm voice rises and falls as her fingers dance gracefully across her Yamaha keyboard. The expressions on the faces of the all-female audience exude their intense enjoyment of the performance. MarketWire

MYOS Names Veteran Biotechnology Executive Dr. Sol J. Barer to Chair Scientific Advisory Board
MYOS Corporation (OTCBB: MYOS), a company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of muscle health and performance therapeutic products, today announced that it has appointed Sol J. Barer, Ph.D., to Chair its Scientific Advisory Board. MarketWire

Grill Games BBQ Competition & Lakefront Festival Beefs Up Pocketbooks by Offering Free Admission - August 24 & 25, 2012
The annual Grill Games BBQ Competition & Lakefront Festival is the ultimate destination for all ages and this year will be extended to two fun-filled days with free admission! Event sponsor, vendor and craft fair registration is also now open and applications can be found online MarketWire

TCGRx Launches InspectRxPro(TM) Collation Unit for Hospital and Long-Term Care Pharmacies
TCGRx announced the launch of the InspectRxPro™ collation unit to be used in conjunction with the InspectRx™ pouch verification device. InspectRxPro is the final piece in TCGRx's closed loop medication pouch dispensing system and supports TCGRx's mission to provide customers with a comprehensive quality control process MarketWire

Covista and IceHook Announce Definitive Agreement for Sale of RouteNGN(TM)
IceHook Systems Corp, a leading provider of data management applications for telecommunications service providers, today announced that it has completed a purchase agreement with Covista Communications (OTCBB: CVST) for all intellectual property, service and trademarks associated with the RouteNGN call routing software. MarketWire

Zulahoo Selects ViaWest for Cloud Hosting Solution

Optical Communications Group Connects "Manhattan Bypass" Route to Europe to DuPont Fabros Technology's NJ1 Data Center
Optical Communications Group (OCG), a privately held fiber optic connectivity provider, announces today at the Telecom Exchange Press Room that its "Manhattan Bypass" network is now operational at DuPont Fabros Technology's NJ1 data center. The route from New Jersey to Europe offers a completely diverse path from other networks in the region MarketWire

Nomadix Enhances Software for AG3100, AG5500 and AG5600 Access Gateways
Nomadix, Inc., the leading provider of network gateways devices, has announced Nomadix Service Engine (NSE) version 7.4 for its AG3100, AG5500 and AG5600 access gateways, which service the hospitality industry's Internet connections. Addressing several property management system (PMS) issues, the 7.4 release adds new features and performance enhancements, including: MarketWire

Nomadix Announces Internet Traffic Optimizer to Boost Bandwidth Performance
HITEC, Booth # 712 -- Nomadix, Inc., the innovator and pioneer of public access gateways, today announced the Nomadix Internet Traffic Optimizer (NITO), a highly-efficient, powerful and cost-effective appliance designed to boost existing bandwidth. Enabling IT managers to access and review traffic patterns and content usage, NITO offers insight for intelligent bandwidth management and allocation MarketWire

Media Sherpa John Canning Leads Video Editing Workshop at Vidcon 2012
[Vidcon 2012] -- WeVideo (, creators of the world's most powerful and easy-to-use online video editing platform, today announced their VP of Product Experience will be leading an interactive video editing workshop at Vidcon 2012 MarketWire

PENSRUS Pens Free Imprinting and Free Shipping on All Imprinted Logo Pens
In business, it is sometimes beneficial to actively seek out customers, instead of waiting for them to find your company. One of the best ways to do this is by implementing advertising tools that introduce and promote one's business effortlessly MarketWire

LinkSmart Unveils the Web Publishing Industry's First Complete Text Link Management Solution
LinkSmart, Inc., a provider of text linking optimization solutions for web publishers, today announced the launch of its Total Link Management (TLM) platform, the web publishing industry's first complete text link management solution that analyzes, manages, and optimizes text links on keywords in content MarketWire

LinkSmart Launches Out of Stealth With $4.7 Million in Funding From Foundry Group, Sutter Hill Ventures, and Costanoa Venture Capital
LinkSmart, Inc., a provider of text linking optimization solutions for web publishers, today announced the launch of its company and $4.7 million in funding from Foundry Group, Sutter Hill Ventures, and Costanoa Venture Capital MarketWire

Rockwell Medical Announces Canadian Patent Issuance for Proprietary SFP-Iron Delivery

Avaya Enhances Customer Experience Interaction Management Portfolio

Satview Broadband Completes Phase I in Elko, Nevada
Satview Broadband, Ltd., a subsidiary of WENR Corporation (PINKSHEETS: WNRC), announced completion of Phase I, which includes expansion of the system to 870 Mhz two way cable system. It also includes installation of fiber optic cable from the head end to separate nodes within phase one expansion. This Phase includes most of the Elko business district MarketWire

Patriot Energy Services LLC to Purchase the Greenville Biomass Power Plant in Greenville Maine
Today Patriot Energy Services LLC CEO Steven C. Johnson announced they have signed a contract to purchase the Greenville Steam Power Plant in Greenville, Maine. Though the 19 megawatt plant has been shuttered for almost a year, it is still in very good shape and was stored properly for restart. MarketWire

Cornerstone Therapeutics Completes Acquisition of EKR Therapeutics
Cornerstone Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: CRTX) MarketWire

WABCO's Q2 2012 Earnings Conference Call Set for July 27
WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC) (, a global technology leader and tier-one supplier to the commercial vehicle industry, will hold its Q2 2012 earnings conference call at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, July 27. Jacques Esculier, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Ulrich Michel, Chief Financial Officer, will review the company's financial performance for the period. MarketWire

Implant Sciences' Quantum Sniffers Open New Market in Mobile Air Freight Screening
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 sold a follow-on order for its Quantum Sniffer™ H150 handheld explosives trace detector to First Class Zollservice und Transportvermittlungs GmbH, a current customer in Germany MarketWire

Philadelphia Phillies Choose ProVenue(R) by for Citizens Bank Park
The Philadelphia Phillies are continuing their drive to improve the fan experience and their operational efficiency through technology by signing a long-term agreement to use the ProVenue platform from MarketWire

itracks and Artafact Settle Online Focus Group Patent Infringement Lawsuit
Interactive Tracking Systems, Inc. ("itracks") and Artafact jointly announced today they have come to mutually agreeable settlement terms on the patent infringement lawsuit itracks filed against Artafact in 2008. The terms of the settlement are confidential; however, itracks has agreed to license its patent to Artafact in exchange for monetary consideration MarketWire

Innovative Braces Technology Improves Smiles at Phoenix Orthodontics Practice
Thanks to constantly evolving developments in modern orthodontics, braces and clear plastic aligners such as Invisalign® have become common treatments for improving one's smile throughout the U.S. as more patients are seeking the benefits of faster treatment time, effectiveness, and improved appearance. Dr MarketWire

Saxo Bank Is Awarded Best Online Futures and Options Provider at the MoneyAM Awards
Saxo Bank, the parent company of Saxo Capital Markets, has been awarded Best Online Futures and Options Provider at this year's MoneyAM Online Finance Awards. MarketWire

Triton Distribution Systems, Inc.'s Subsidiary, "Privileged, Inc.," to Acquire Public Company
Triton Distribution Systems, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TTDZ) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, "Privileged, Inc.," is in negotiations to acquire the controlling interest in a publicly trading company on the OTC Markets Exchange. Privileged, Inc., is planning and is arranging to merge with the public company following the acquisition. MarketWire

Qatar Petroleum Expects to Select Turn Key Contractor for Ras Laffan Refinery Expansion by August 2012, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources India (Delhi, India) -- Qatar Petroleum (Qatar, Doha) is moving ahead on funding its plan to improve the capacity of Ras Laffan Condensate Refinery to 292,000 barrels per day (BBL/d), from the current 146,000 BBL/d. The refinery expansion contract for front-end engineering and design was awarded to Technip S.A. (OTC:TNHPF) (Paris, France) MarketWire

U.S. Grain Capital Expenditures Remain Strong in Midwest, West Coast and Great Lakes, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The project activity for grain capital expenditures currently reported by Industrial Info for 2012 shows spending of more than $690 million within three U.S. regions -- the Midwest, West Coast and Great Lakes -- from 40 projects MarketWire

Sustainable Home Solutions for Summer
This time of year, the heat is literally on to make affordable, sustainable improvements to home comfort. "Our favorite products offer all kinds of savings," says Tom Kraeutler, home improvement expert and syndicated radio show host of The Money Pit. "They save water, electricity and even human energy, with simple installations and everyday convenience." MarketWire

Casa Bonita Tropical Lodge Makes It Easy to Be Green
While more than 40 percent of consumers consider the environment when making travel choices, only eight percent of travelers think it's easy to be green, according to a recent report on environmental travel by PhoCusWright MarketWire

LA Galaxy Professional MLS Player, Todd Dunivant, Signs as H2O Overdrive(TM) Athlete Ambassador
Innovative Health Solutions LLC (IHS), the maker of H2O Overdrive™ and H2O Overdrive HYDRATE™, announced today that professional soccer player, Todd Dunivant, has signed on as an H2O Overdrive™ athlete ambassador. MarketWire

Labiaplasty Increasingly Popular Says Orlando Plastic Surgeon
While less than 2,200 labiaplasty procedures were performed in 2011 according to the latest study from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. James Matas says the procedure is gaining popularity at his Orlando practice, the Advanced Centre for Plastic Surgery MarketWire

Replacement of Batteries for Low Power Applications Creates Growth Opportunities, According to New Market Research has announced the addition of the new report "Ambient Energy Harvesters Market to 2016 - Replacement of Batteries for Low Power Applications Creates Growth Opportunities" to their collection of Energy market reports. For more information, visit: MarketWire

Online Video Industry Disruptor Kaltura Expands in Europe
Kaltura, developer of the first open source video platform (, announced today that it has appointed its former VP Strategy, Leah Belsky, as European General Manager, and is significantly increasing its European operations in order to meet rising demand for Kaltura's technology among media companies, universities and enterprises in the region. MarketWire

Interactive Data Reduces Latency With New Asia Ticker Plants
Interactive Data Corporation, a leading global provider of managed ultra-low latency IT and market data services to facilitate electronic trading today announced that its ticker plants in Asia are now live. Based in two data centres in Hong Kong, the new ticker plants offer a significant reduction in the latency of PlusFeed(SM), Interactive Data's low-latency, consolidated global data feed. MarketWire

The Farmers Mobile Claims Bus Is at Cheyenne High School Evacuation Center for Customers and Fire Victims
Farmers Insurance claims teams, state executive director, agents, catastrophe teams, and volunteers, are helping Farmers customers in Colorado Springs, and other areas in Colorado with claims and immediate help. MarketWire

Market Research Estimates Silicon Carbide (SiC) Semiconductor Devices Market Growth at 38% CAGR Through 2022 has announced the addition of the new report "SILICON CARBIDE (SIC) SEMICONDUCTOR MATERIALS & DEVICES (DISCRETES & CHIP) MARKET - GLOBAL FORECASTS & ANALYSIS (2012 - 2022)" to their collection of Electronics market reports. For more information, visit: MarketWire

Inteliquent and Globe Telecom Announce Strategic Alliance
Inteliquent (NASDAQ: IQNT), a leading provider of global interconnection and interoperability solutions, announces the implementation of its EtherCloud(SM) solution for one of the Philippines' leading telecommunications firms, Globe Telecom MarketWire

Ericsson's Nomination Committee appointed
Ericsson's (NASDAQ: ERIC) NominationCommittee for the Annual General Meeting2013 has been appointed in accordance with the Instruction for the NominationCommittee resolved by the Annual General Meeting 2012. MarketWire

Engine Yard Accelerates Global Expansion, Broadens EMEA Presence
Engine Yard, the leading Platform as a Service (PaaS), today announced it has expanded its EMEA operations and appointed Bridget Gleason as VP Sales, EMEA. In her new role, Gleason will continue to build the company's presence in the EMEA region and is responsible for supporting the growing Engine Yard customer base and establishing new partnerships. MarketWire

HM Informatik Joins Objectivity Certified Value-Added Integrator Program Bringing the Power of Both Object and Graph Databases to the Security Software Industry
Objectivity, Inc. announced today HM Informatik AG has joined its certified value-added integrator program for both Objectivity/DB and InfiniteGraph. HM Informatik is one of the leading IT integrators in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, with deep experience in database and project management, software development, and IT service and support MarketWire

Avance Gas Holding Ltd. Strengthens Presence by Adding Transpetrol Gas Holdings Ltd. as a Shareholder and Expands VLGC Fleet
Stolt-Nielsen Limited (Oslo Børs: SNI) announcedtodaythat Avance Gas Holding Ltd. (AGHL), a joint venture between SungasHoldingsLtd. andStolt-Nielsen Gas Ltd. has reached an agreement with Transpetrol ShippingLtd.(Transpetrol) whereby Transpetrol will sell its two very large gascarriers(VLGC) to AGHL in return for cash and 33 1/3 equity ownership of AGHL MarketWire

Trading Technologies' Global Hosting Solution, TTNET(TM), to Support UOB Bullion and Futures' Global Exchange Traded Derivatives Business
Trading Technologies International, Inc. (TT) and UOB Bullion and Futures (UOBBF) today announced that UOBBF has selected TT's low-latency, high-performance, fully managed hosting solution, TTNET, for its global exchange traded derivatives business. MarketWire

Axel Springer, BNP Paribas, Sodexo and Volkswagen Named Sustainability Business Leaders at Enablon World Users' Forum
Enablon, the world's leading provider of Sustainability Management Software presented 'Sustainability Business Leader' awards to Axel Springer, BNP Paribas, Sodexo and Volkswagen Group for their sustainability efforts and innovative use of the Enablon Sustainability Management Platform. MarketWire

Dean Evans & Associates, Inc. Releases Latest Version of Its Facility Scheduling and Resource Management Software
Dean Evans & Associates, Inc. (, a leader in the development of sophisticated room scheduling, web calendar and online event registration/survey software, today announced the newest release of their EMS Professional and EMS Enterprise-level facility scheduling and resource management systems. MarketWire

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