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War breaks out between Oz mining magnate Rinehart and Fairfax over editorial control
A war of words has erupted between Gina Rinehart and Fairfax media after the Australian mining magnate called on the media firm's chairman Roger Corbett to agree to a 'performance milestone' of returning the company's share price to 87 cents. ANI

Extradition still on cards for Kiwi internet millionaire Dotcom despite raid being ruled 'illegal'
The raid on German businessman Kim Dotcom's mansion may have been an illegal "fishing expedition", but extradition remains on the cards for the flamboyant internet millionaire. ANI

Indian expatriates in UAE 'anguished' over new service tax by Indian Govt. for sending money home
Indian expatriates in the UAE have expressed their deep anguish against a new service tax on the "fees" paid by them for sending money to India, which will be levied by the Government of India. ANI

Murdoch would prefer investing News Corp's billions in US than UK
Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch has said he would prefer to invest his media firm News Corp's billions of dollars of cash in America than Britain as he plans to distance himself from his disgraced newspaper business. ANI

Govt. hopeful Indian economy will bounce back from October onwards
Chief Economic Advisor in the Finance Ministry, Kaushik Basu, on Friday expressed hope that the Indian economy will bounce back from October onwards. ANI

Oz watchdog slams telecom firm Telstra for breaching 734,000 customers' privacy
Australian telecommunications and media company Telstra has been slammed by communications watchdog for publishing personal details of more than 700,000 customers online last year. ANI

Govt. issues clarification on GAAR guidelines, to prevent tax evasion
The government on Friday issued a clarification regarding the General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR) guidelines released last evening, saying it has not seen by Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and will be finalised only after the former's approval who also holds the Finance Ministry portfolio now. ANI

'Troubled' RIM set to lay off 5000 workers, delays launch of BlackBerry 10
Embattled Canada-based mobile maker Research In Motion (RIM) has delayed the launch of a new BlackBerry phone. ANI

Emirates may invest in 'loss-making' Indian carriers if they get management control
A Dubai-based carrier is planning to make investments in an Indian airline, even a loss-making one, only if it gets management control, a senior executive said. ANI

POWER-GEN Asia Launches Preliminary Conference Programme for Annual Gathering of Power Industry Professionals
POWER-GEN Asia, the region's premier conference and exhibition for the electric power generation industry, has announced the preliminary conference programme of its 20th annual gathering, this year hosted in Bangkok, Thailand from 3rd to 5th October2012 ACN Newswire

Panasonic's Green Technology Helps Reduce Carbon Emissions from Ocean-going Car Carrier
Panasonic Corporation today announced that a car carrier outfitted with Panasonic's green technology has been completed and is now ready for the sea. The ship named EMERALD ACE, designed to achieve zero emissions in harbor with a hybrid electric power supply system on board, is a result of joint R&D efforts the company embarked in January 2010 together with Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd ACN Newswire

Constellation Brands Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2013 Results
* Achieves comparable basis diluted EPS of $0.40 and reported basis diluted EPS of $0.38 * Repurchases 18 million shares for $383 million during the quarter * Reaffirms fiscal 2013 outlook: projects comparable basis diluted EPS of $1.93 - $2.03 and reported basis diluted EPS of $1.89 - $1 ACN Newswire

MHI Receives Order for "Sayaendo" New-generation LNG Carrier from Mitsui O.S.K. Lines
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has signed an agreement with Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. to build a "Sayaendo" series new-generation liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier. The ship offers significantly improved fuel consumption and maintainability through various features including enhanced ship structure efficiency ACN Newswire

BMW Group and Toyota Agree to Further Strengthen Collaboration
Akio Toyoda, President of Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC), met today with Norbert Reithofer, Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW AG, at BMW Group headquarters in Munich to announce the planned expansion of their existing cooperation initiated in December last year ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Launches New Chip for High-Frequency RFID Tags with Industry-Leading 9 KB FRAM
Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited today announced a new addition to its FerVID Family(TM) of chips for RFID tags, the MB89R112, a chip for high-frequency RFID tags that includes 9 KB of FRAM storage. The FerVID Family uses ferro-electric memory, or FRAM, for fast write speeds, high-frequency rewritability, radiation tolerance, and low-power operation ACN Newswire

Hexagon Composites Awarded a Significant TITAN Contract in Thailand
Through its wholly-owned subsidiary Lincoln Composites, Hexagon Composites has been awarded a new contract to supply 55 lightweight TITAN(TM) transport modules to SC Group in Thailand. This represents the largest single TITAN(TM) contract to date forHexagon Composites worldwide and demonstrates the company's leading position in and commitment to Asia ACN Newswire

Constellation Brands Inc. to Acquire Remaining 50 Percent Interest in Crown Imports Joint Venture
Constellation Brands, Inc., (NYSE:STZ), which currently owns 50 percent of Crown Imports LLC (Crown), a 50-50 joint venture with Grupo Modelo S.A.B. de C.V. (Modelo), announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement with Anheuser-Busch InBevSA/NV (AB InBev) to purchase the remaining 50 percent interest in Crown as AB InBev completes its proposed acquisition of Modelo ACN Newswire

24 ASEAN Companies Receive CSR Awards at AREA 2012
Twenty four companies from Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand received the prestigious Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Awards 2012 for their corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives. The Awards were presented by regional non-governmental organisation, Enterprise Asia, at a closed-door awards ceremony at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore ACN Newswire

ELGA(R) to Deliver Innovative Water Purification at New Singapore General Hospital Expansion
ELGA LabWater, global laboratory water brand of Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies, the world's leading water technology and service company has been awarded the contract to supply and install an ultra-pure water production system and innovative duplex distribution loop over 2 buildings and 6 different floors for the new Singapore General Hospital (SGH) expansion ACN Newswire

Sino Prosper Announces 2011/12 Annual Results
Sino Prosper State Gold Resources Holdings Limited ("Sino Prosper" or the "Company", together with its subsidiaries, the "Group", Stock Code:, a Chinese precious metals company, announces its audited consolidated results for the fiscal yearended 31 March 2012 (the "Year"). During the Year, Sino Prosper recorded a growth in revenue of 5 ACN Newswire

O-I Announces Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast
Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE: OI) has scheduled its second quarter 2012 conference call and webcast for Thurs., July 26, 2012, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern. The company's news release for the second quarter 2012 earnings will be issued after the market closeson Wed., July 25 ACN Newswire

Equity Briefing: Neptune Jumps; Anthera & Synta Pharmaceuticals Plunge
Anthera Pharmaceuticals Inc(NASDAQ:ANTH) is the biggest percentage loser in today's session as the company said that its study of a drug in development for the treatment of lupus patients didn't meet a main goal, forcing the company to reshuffle itsplans for a follow-up trial. Shares of the company are now down 69.50% at $0.84 after hitting a new low of $0.81 earlier in the session ACN Newswire

Cascade Technologies Appoints Dr. Jerome Swartz to Lead Its Advisory Board; Highly Accomplished Technology Executive Brings Four Decades of Successful Industry Experience
Cascade Technologies Corp. (OTCBB: CSDT) and its wholly owned subsidiary, Spectral Molecular Imaging, Inc. ("SMI"), today announced the appointment of Jerome Swartz, Ph.D. to lead its four-member Advisory Board. MarketWire

Blind Creek Announces Stock Option Grant
Blind Creek Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: BCK) (the "Company") announces that, pursuant to its Incentive Stock Option Plan, it has granted incentive stock options to certain directors, officers, employees, and consultants of the Company to purchase up to an aggregate of 118,742 common shares in the capital stock of the Company. The options are exercisable at a price of $0 MarketWire

Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd.: Grant of Stock Options
Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: BGM)(FRANKFURT: IWUB) (the "Company") announces that, pursuant to its Incentive Stock Option Plan, it has granted incentive stock options to certain directors, officers, employees, and consultants of the Company to purchase up to an aggregate of 634,980 common shares in the capital stock of the Company. The options are exercisable at a price of $1 MarketWire

WaterFurnace Announces 5 Percent Ownership Stake in Full Service Energy Firm GI Endurant
WaterFurnace International, Inc., a leading manufacturer of geothermal and water source heat pumps, announced today the acquisition of a 5 percent ownership position in GI Endurant, LLC. Under the agreement, WaterFurnace will also supply equipment to GI Endurant. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. MarketWire

Columbus Communications Partners With Broken Earth to Help Fund and Advance Medical Facilities in Earthquake Devastated Haiti
Columbus Communications Inc., a retail and wholesale telecommunications company, has partnered with Broken Earth, an assembly of health care practitioners from St MarketWire

Digirad and Red Oak Partners Agree to Further Strengthen Digirad's Commitment to Governance Best Practices
Digirad Corporation (NASDAQ: DRAD) today announced that, in consultation with Red Oak Partners LLC, the general partner of Red Oak Fund LP, one of its significant stockholders, it will take additional steps to strengthen its commitment to governance best practices MarketWire

Assisted Living Concepts, Inc. Announces Conference Call
Assisted Living Concepts, Inc. (NYSE: ALC) has scheduled a conference call on Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. (ET). The conference call will consist of comments from ALC's interim President and CEO, Charles H. "Chip" Roadman II, M.D., and provide a forum for questions. The toll-free number for the live call is 800-700-7860, or international 612-332-1210 MarketWire

Concierge Care Advisors Commits Revenues to Wounded Warrior Project to Support Veterans
As America is set to celebrate its Independence, Concierge Care Advisors announces its financial support of the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP). The company will commit a portion of its revenues each quarter to support the programs of the 501c3 non-profit organization. MarketWire

CCA to Modify Contract With California Reducing Total Population

Health Enhancement Products to Hold Annual Shareholder Meeting July 18, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan
Arizona-based algae producer Health Enhancement Products (OTCBB: HEPI) has notified shareholders that the Company's annual shareholder meeting will be held on July 18, 2012 at the Westin Hotel directly adjacent to the McNamara terminal of Detroit Metro Airport (DTW) beginning 10:00AM EDT and concluding at noon. MarketWire

Totally Green Reports First Quarter 2012 Results
Totally Green, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TLGN), a pioneer in organic food processing systems and compostable packaging alternatives, reported results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd. Announces Receipt of NYSE Notice of Non-Compliance
Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd. (NYSE: EXM) (the "Company") announced today that it received notice from the New York Stock Exchange (the "NYSE"), dated June 21, 2012, that the Company is no longer in compliance with the NYSE's continued listing standards because the average closing price of the Company's common stock was less than $1.00 per share over a consecutive 30 trading-day period. MarketWire

QuickLogic Corporation Announces Partial Exercise of Over-Allotment Option Related to Public Offering of Common Stock
QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ: QUIK), the lowest power programmable semiconductor solutions leader, today announced that it had completed the sale of 622,000 additional shares of common stock pursuant to the partial exercise of the over-allotment option in connection with the Company's recently announced public offering, resulting in additional net proceeds to the Company of $1 MarketWire

Toyota Summer Concert Series at the Pacific Amphitheatre at the 2012 OC Fair Features 23 Nights of Music and Comedy
The Toyota Summer Concert Series at the Pacific Amphitheatre at the 2012 OC Fair will feature a diverse and entertaining lineup with something for everyone. The 23-show season kicks off with Willie Nelson & Family and continues to include pop, alternative, rock and country favorites, plus Nickelodeon star Victoria Justice and comedic ventriloquist Jeff Dunham MarketWire

DPR Construction Completes Ground-Up Net-Zero-Energy-Designed Facility for The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
DPR Construction, one of the nation's leading technical builders focused on highly complex and sustainable projects, today celebrates the ribbon-cutting of The David and Lucile Packard Foundation's new Bay Area office building, which joins a growing trend of net-zero energy facilities in the United States MarketWire

SkinzWraps Acknowledges and Confirms the Existence a 16-Month-Old R&D Program to Develop Chrome Vinyl That Meets the SkinzWraps Standard(TM) for Usability
SkinzWraps, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SKZW), a founding father and recognized vanguard of the vehicle wrap industry, acknowledges the existence of an R&D program to develop a chrome vinyl that meets the SkinzWraps Standard™ for usability. MarketWire

New Flight Charters Most Recommended Private Jet Service 2011-2012
New Flight Charters, a nationwide leader in private air charters, was the most recommended jet charter service in 2011 & 2012 in the world's largest charter marketplace, CharterX/Avinode. Air charter professionals, operators and brokers had the opportunity to publicly recommend charter companies in the market and post comments on their service, history and experiences. MarketWire

Treasure Seekers Weekend July 20 - 21 at Seminole Casino Hollywood
Take home a fortune during Treasure Seekers Weekend July 20 - 21 at Seminole Casino Hollywood! South Florida's original place to play is unearthing the sunken treasure of the Spanish Galleon Nuestra Señora de Atocha (Our Lady of Atocha) plus offering a $31,000 silver bar giveaway MarketWire

Schreder, Partner of a Successful Euro 2012
Originally built in 1923, the Olympic Stadium in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, underwent extensive renovation works based on a design by the German architects Gerkan, Marg und Partners (GMP) to host the championship. The stadium is welcoming over 66,000 visitors for several games including the final on 1st July. MarketWire

Driven Brands Appoints New CEO
Driven Brands, Inc. announced today that it has appointed Jonathan Fitzpatrick (42) as the company's new President and CEO. He succeeds Kenneth D. Walker (64), who is retiring July 6th. Driven Brands is the parent of Maaco Collision Repair & Auto Painting, Meineke Car Care Centers, Econo Lube N' Tune, AutoQual, Aero Colours, Drive N Style, and MarketWire

Lattice Is Honored With Huawei Quality Award
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) today announced that Huawei Technology Co., Ltd., a global leader in telecommunications network solutions, has honored Lattice with its "2011 Quality Award." The Quality Award is given only to those companies that achieve consistently high scores from Huawei in multiple quality-related categories MarketWire

Stonyfield Organic Oikos Frozen Greek Yogurt Gives Americans Two New Reasons to Skip Ice Cream This Summer
Summer with no ice cream? No problem! July marks another National Ice Cream Month in the U.S. and this year Stonyfield is giving ice cream lovers a reason to put down those high-calorie ice cream cones and pick up a refreshingly delicious scoop of Organic Oikos Frozen Greek Yogurt MarketWire

Rogue Iron Ore Closes $496,095 Second Tranche of Private Placement
Rogue Iron Ore Corp. (TSX VENTURE: RRS) ("Rogue" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has closed the second tranche of its non-brokered private placement announced on May 16, 2012. In the second tranche the Company issued 1,293,500 non flow through units ("Units") and 2,272,500 flow through units ("FT Units") MarketWire

RIA Offers Restoration Tips for Residents Impacted by Wildfires
With thousands of homes lost and tens of thousands of acres burned by the wildfires in the Western United States, the Restoration Industry Association (RIA) has these recommendations for residents whose homes and possessions have been impacted by wildfire smoke damage. MarketWire

Fulton Financial Corporation Announces Dates for Second Quarter Earnings Release and Webcast
Fulton Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: FULT) today announced that it will distribute its second quarter 2012 earnings news release and accompanying charts on Tuesday, July 17 at approximately 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. MarketWire

Barkerville Announces a NI 43-101 Compliant Indicated Resource of 10,626,100 oz Gold
Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: BGM)(FRANKFURT: IWUB) (the "Company" or "Barkerville") announced today a NI 43-101 compliant, indicated resource estimate for the Gold Quartz open pit model on Cow Mountain as well as a NI 43-101 compliant estimation of the geological potential of the 6.4 km Island Mountain, Cow Mountain and Barkerville Mountain trend MarketWire

Evader, Inc. (EVDR) Introduces Dr. Vibot Smart Search
Evader, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: EVDR) following the completed merger announcement between Dr. Vibot and Evader the company is pleased to announce new "smart search" functionality for its robotics product lines. MarketWire

Microgrid Market to Reach $14.92 Billion by 2020: SBI Bulletin
Industrial and energy market research publisher SBI has released a research study on microgrids, projecting the market will reach $14.92 billion by 2020. The study, SBI Bulletin: Microgrids 2006-2020, also projects the market value will experience a hefty 102.4% increase from 2010 to 2015, and from 2015 to 2020, another 78% increase in its market value MarketWire

First Foundation Bank Announces Conversion of Bank Charter
First Foundation Bank ("FFB"), announced today that effective June 28, 2012, it has changed its banking charter from a national thrift charter to a California state charter MarketWire

Dairy Crest Chooses Avaya for Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
Dairy Crest, the UK's leading dairy foods business, has chosen Avaya Virtual Services Platform 7000 (VSP 7000) as part of a project to overhaul the company's IT environment and deliver robust disaster recovery capabilities across its multiple domestic and overseas locations. MarketWire

Maloof Cup Drives Increase in Retail Sales, South Africa's Skateboarding Industry on the Rise
Sales of skateboarding merchandise in South Africa are up 10 percent in the last year, according to Boogaloos, the largest independent retailer of skateboarding goods in South Africa. The positive growth in skateboarding retail indicates skateboarding's growing popularity since the launch of the Maloof Money Cup World Championships last September. MarketWire

New Razberri Ketone-Slim(TM) Weight-Loss Pill, by iSatori, Introduced to High Demand at GNC International Franchise Convention
iSatori Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: IFIT), makers of BioGenetic Laboratories premium weight-loss supplements, announced this week at the annual GNC Franchise convention in Washington, D.C MarketWire

Spring Lake Dental Care
In the news release issued Thursday, June 28, 2012 by Spring Lake Dental Care, we are advised by the company that the headline should read "New Jersey Cosmetic Dentist Dr. Peter Ciampi Selected as 'Top Dentist' in NJ Monthly" rather than "New Jersey Cosmetic Dentist Dr. Paul Ciampi Selected as 'Top Dentist' in NJ Monthly" as originally issued. Complete corrected text follows. MarketWire

Eastern Funding Drives New Financing for Tow Trucks
Eastern Funding LLC, one of the country's leading business finance companies in the coin laundry, convenience store, and dry cleaning industries, has launched a new Specialty Vehicle and Equipment funding division MarketWire

MMRGlobal and MyMedicalRecords Benefit From Supreme Court Ruling
MMRGlobal, Inc. (OTCBB: MMRF) ("MMR"), a leading provider of Personal Health Records (PHRs) through its and MMRPro document management and imaging systems, believes the Company will benefit from the U.S. Supreme Court's decision upholding the major elements of the 2010 Affordable Care Act ("ACA") MarketWire

KMAG Provides Company Update and Shows Significant Financial Progress
KMA Global Solutions International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: KMAG) has continued strong sales growth in Q2 with sales SOLELY in the month of May 2012 of $935,000 surpassing all of 2011. June 2012 results to date are exceeding May results making for an exponential Q2 growth. MarketWire

MarketLive's Jump Start Program Achieves Breakthrough Results
MarketLive, Inc., the leader in eCommerce software and solutions, today announced stellar results with the company's Jump Start Program. MarketLive's Jump Start program is an industry first -- a best practice based, new customer launch program that dramatically cuts the cost for launching a new site while enabling enterprise-class eCommerce capability and functionality. MarketWire

Century Aluminum Sets Date for Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Announcement
Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ: CENX) will report second quarter 2012 earnings on Tuesday, July 24th after the close of market trading. The news release will be issued through Marketwire. MarketWire

WeVideo at Vidcon 2012
[Vidcon 2012] WeVideo (, creators of the world's most powerful and easy-to-use online video editing platform, today announced they will be at Vidcon 2012. The company will be there promoting their robust video editing platform with editors, producers and video enthusiasts alike. MarketWire

"God is Real" Reveals Convergence of Science, Ancient Spiritual Texts
In Sanjay C. Patel's new book, "God is Real," (, the author compares details about the origins of the universe found in ancient Yoga literature; the oldest part of the Bible; and contemporary science. He discovers more than 100 points of agreement. MarketWire

Biggest Band in America -- KISS -- to Unleash a 'Monster' in October
"The music is all hard-edged -- they call it 'thunderock' -- and throughout their electrical storm solid craftsmanship prevails." - Rolling Stone, 1978 "Nice to hear some things never change." - Spin, 2009 "We're a real, flesh-and-blood rock and roll band with people who've spent 40 years doing what we believe in MarketWire

Facts Not Driving ITC Litigation, Says Sino Legend
Commenting on SI Group, Inc.'s recent filing of a U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) complaint, Sino Legend (Zhangjiagang) Chemical Co., Ltd. (Sino Legend) believes the issue is meritless and looks forward to the ITC's resolution of the litigation. MarketWire

HouseLogic Helps Homeowners Clean Up After Floods
As Florida residents clean up in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Debby, many more Americans can anticipate flooding and damage during this year's hurricane season., the award-winning comprehensive website for home owners from the National Association of Realtors®, offers valuable resources and information to help residents clean up after floods. MarketWire

Digital Switching Systems Brings Reliable Simplicity to Rugged Keypads
Digital Switching Systems (DSS), a leading provider of rugged open-source keypads, has announced another milestone in its PowerKey Pro family, the PowerKey Pro 2200 Analog Keypad. The 2200 analog model simplifies the PowerKey Pro by allowing direct connection to PLC's and control units MarketWire

"Winning the Energy Wars" Includes 3-Step Action Plan
Energy is at the heart of America's biggest problems, says R. Paul Williamson, former executive director of Hydrogen and Alternative Research and Development for the University of Montana and author of "Winning the Energy Wars, A Sustainable Energy Plan for America's Future," MarketWire

Camping World Announces Acquisition of Long View RV in Tampa
Camping World, the nation's largest RV and outdoor retailer, today announced that it has acquired Long View RV Superstores, an existing RV dealership in the Tampa area. The location will be officially named Camping World of Tampa and the acquisition closing is scheduled for July 2012. MarketWire

Heartland Payment Systems(R) Chief Security Officer John South Named Information Security Executive of the Decade
John South, chief security officer at Heartland Payment Systems (NYSE: HPY), one of the nation's largest payments processors, has won the inaugural Information Security Executive® (ISE®) of the Decade Central Award from T.E.N. -- Tech Exec Networks, Inc., a national technology and information security executive networking and relationship-marketing firm MarketWire

UPDATE: Paradysz Named to Crain's New York 50 Fastest-Growing Companies
Paradysz, the leading audience development agency, announced today that it has been selected by Crain's New York as one of the 50 fastest-growing private companies in the New York area. MarketWire

Lab Manager Magazine Publishes Article on Streamlining Chemical Inventory Processes by ChemSW's Financial Expert Darryl Braaksma
ChemSW, Inc. is proud to announce that Lab Manager Magazine has published an article by financial expert Darryl Braaksma that explains the benefits of implementing material tracking software using bar code technology. MarketWire

2012 All-Star Tickets in Kansas City Available at
Baseball's "Midsummer Classic" is here again, and has tickets available to see this year's all-stars in action. MarketWire

Body Charge Electrifies Workplace With High-Tech Massage Chairs
Kneading its way to remedy tedious office strains, Body Charge ( introduces a line of state-of-the-art chair massages ready to mend lethargic frames. This piece of machinery takes on a spousal role for the workplace faithful to pop muscle tightness, melt stress away, and provide an unrivaled respite from a demanding setting. MarketWire

Kids Use Their Summer Break to Learn the Basics of Personal Finance From Topline Federal Credit Union
TopLine Federal Credit Union recently held a special financial literacy session on the campus of North Hennepin Community College for junior high students grades 6-10 for North Hennepin Community College's Cornerstones Junior High Summer Program MarketWire

Cooper Holding Corp Retires 2 Billion Shares
CEO-CFO Magazine, an industry leading Executive interview magazine publishing since 2000, released in its June 25th Issue 2012 Edition, an interview with Cooper Holding Corporation (PINKSHEETS: COHO) Founder and CEO, Mr. Daniel E. Cooper. MarketWire

Direct Global Media Initiates Coverage on Aerius International (AERS), Research Report to Be Released Soon
Direct Global Media gives shareholders valuable insight on their feature Mobile Communications Company, Aerius International (PINKSHEETS: AERS). Sign-up for Direct Global Media's Free Research reports and newsletter at MarketWire

Stakool in Talks to Expand National Distribution of Their Health & Wellness Products
Stakool, Inc. (OTCQB: STKO) (OTCBB: STKO), a Florida-based corporation, a supplier of natural, organic health and wellness products announced it continues talks to expand its distribution network with additional national retail chains. MarketWire

Ohr Pharmaceutical Announces $2.9 Million Financing
Ohr Pharmaceutical Inc. (OTCBB: OHRP) today announced that Ohr's existing shareholders exercised 5,299,002 Series H warrants at an exercise price of $0.55 per warrant for gross and net proceeds of $2,914,451. As an incentive to exercise the Series H warrants, the company issued exercising shareholders 0 MarketWire

Survey: Nearly 50% of Web App User Actions Trigger an Email Alert
SendGrid today announced the results of a survey exploring the use and function of app-generated, triggered, or transactional email within the web application space. Widely unknown and unused as a form of email marketing prior to the social era, transactional email is booming: according to survey results, web applications are sending an average of 631,000 transactional emails per month. MarketWire

SendGrid Reports Record Growth
SendGrid today announced record growth for the first six months of the year, adding 20,000 new customers to bring its total customer count to 60,000. Notable customer additions include Pinterest, Tumblr, Pandora, HP Cloud Services, RockMelt,, Minted and Airtime. MarketWire

TradeCard and Drapers Magazine Tackle Apparel & Retail Supply Chain Challenges at Executive Roundtable in London
TradeCard, Inc., the supply chain collaboration and global trade platform used by more than 10,000 retailers, brands, manufacturers and service providers, partnered with leading UK-based apparel publication Drapers magazine to host an executive roundtable this week at Claridge's Hotel in London MarketWire

Bluewave Group, Inc. Signs Film Industry Pro as the Company Expands Its Business Model
Bluewave Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BLEW) has entered into a consulting agreement with long time film industry professional Mark Miller, as the Company becomes a player in the creation and distribution of movies. Recently named CEO Jordon McCarty continues to put his stamp on the Company while enhancing Bluewave Group's footprint with the addition of Mark Miller's expertise in films. MarketWire

Best-in-Class Companies Integrating Marketing and CRM Achieved 31.6% Annual Revenue Growth According to Sage-Sponsored Aberdeen Research Brief
Sage North America today announced availability of a research brief analyzing how Best-in-Class companies surveyed by Aberdeen Group align sales and marketing management practices. Aberdeen's primary research found Best-in-Class companies achieved 31.6% year-over-year revenue growth by integrating sales and marketing activities with technology enablers including CRM and email campaign systems. MarketWire

Rosendin Electric's Sam Lamonica Chosen as Finalist for 2012 Best CIO by Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal and San Francisco Business Times
Sam Lamonica, CIO of Rosendin Electric (, one of the nation's largest private electrical contractors and a 100% employee-owned company, was named a finalist for the 2012 CIO Awards by the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal and the San Francisco Business Times. Sam was one of three finalists in the Private Company category. MarketWire

Liberator and TENGA to Release Keith Haring Branded Products
Liberator, Inc. (OTCQB: LUVU) (OTCBB: LUVU), a progressive, vertically integrated company capitalizing on the emerging sexual wellness revolution through the worldwide marketing of the Liberator® brand, is pleased to announce the release of TENGA Co., Ltd. created male pleasure items that feature legendary artist and activist Keith Haring's iconic designs. MarketWire

AWS Has Accepted Newvem as a Technology Partner
Newvem received Amazon's acceptance to its Technology Partner Network -- one of the most prestigious closed cloud networks. The cloud community at large can now accept Newvem as the premier leader in enhancing cloud usage effectiveness through data analytics. MarketWire

Court Strikes Down Bush Administration BLM Plan to Drill on Roan Plateau
One of Colorado's richest environmental and wildlife gems, the Roan Plateau, has a new lease on life thanks to a federal court ruling Friday, June 22, setting aside a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) plan that would have allowed oil and gas companies to drill thousands of wells on 55,000 acres of the Roan. MarketWire

"Rented Silence" Deepens Understanding, Awareness of Human Trafficking
Lucia Mann paints a portrait of modern-day slavery in her new novel, "Rented Silence," sales of which benefit her human trafficking hotline,, the Modern-Day Slavery Reporting Centre. MarketWire

Denver Athletic Supply and Team Sports Inc. Select Epicor to "Keep the Ball in Their Court"
Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, announced today that Denver Athletic Supply Inc. and Team Sports Inc MarketWire

Daxor Corporation Announces Filing of Form N-2 and Seven Trial Agreements for the Daxor BVA-100 Blood Volume Analyzer
Daxor Corporation (NYSE MKT: DXR), a medical instrumentation and biotechnology company, has registered as an investment company. The Company filed a Form N-2 (Registration Statement Under the Investment Company Act of 1940) yesterday, June 28th. MarketWire

Stratus Technologies Announces Board Member Resignation
Stratus Technologies Bermuda Holdings Ltd. (the "Company") announced today that Lars C. Haegg has resigned from its Board of Directors, and from the Board of Directors of its indirect subsidiary, Stratus Technologies, Inc. (collectively the "Stratus Companies"), effective June 26, 2012. Mr MarketWire

Hamilton Thorne Showcases Two New Products for Fertility Clinics at ESHRE 2012
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"Ultimaya 1.0" -- a Spiritual Sci-Fi Journey
Wellness coach and Harvard graduate Saniel Bonder's new novel "Ultimaya 1.0: The Trouble with the Wishes of Leopold Stokes" ( reveals truthful insights in a way that only fiction can. MarketWire

TEC Accreditation: UNIT4 Reinvents Cloud Multi-Tenancy

Preliminary Feasibility Study Filed for Seabridge Gold's KSM Project
Seabridge Gold (TSX: SEA)(NYSE: SA) announced today that the National Instrument 43-101-compliant 2012 Preliminary Feasibility Study ("PFS") for its 100%-owned KSM project located in northern British Columbia, Canada has been filed at Results of the KSM PFS were previously announced on May 14, 2012. The Updated PFS was prepared by Tetra Tech-Wardrop ("Tetra Tech") MarketWire

Endeavour Silver and AuRico Gold Extend Closing of the Purchase/Sale of the El Cubo Silver-Gold Mine and the Guadalupe y Calvo Gold-Silver Project to July 13, 2012
Endeavour Silver Corp. (TSX: EDR)(NYSE: EXK)(FRANKFURT: EJD) ("Endeavour") and AuRico Gold Inc. (TSX: AUQ)(NYSE: AUQ) ("AuRico Gold") announce that they have agreed to extend closing of the purchase/sale of the El Cubo mine in Guanajuato State, Mexico and the Guadalupe y Calvo ("GyC") property in Chihuahua State, Mexico to July 13, 2012. MarketWire

Tix Corporation Receives Letter From Mitch Francis Withdrawing His Proposal to Acquire the Company

DISH to Replace AMC With Commercial-Free HD Movies
DISH (NASDAQ: DISH) will replace three AMC Networks channels -- IFC, WE and AMC -- tomorrow at 11:59 p.m. ET with what the company believes is stronger movie and entertainment content. MarketWire

Telecom Outlook: $2 Trillion in 2012
Zacks Equity Research has stated in their June 2012 Telecom Stock Outlook that the telecommunications industry is identified as a major driver of global economic recovery. Research firm Ovum recently reported that global revenue of telecom service providers exceeded $1.91 trillion in 2011, an improvement of 6.7% year over year. The momentum is expected to remain high in 2012. MarketWire

NoCo Gold & Diamond Encourages Coloradans to Buy and Sell Diamonds Online With New Website Feature
NoCo Gold & Diamond is encouraging northern Coloradans to buy and sell diamonds online with their new website feature instead of giving patronage to jewelry stores or pawn shops. The high markup of gold, diamonds and other precious materials is an unnecessary expense for those who are looking to buy or sell diamonds MarketWire

Glenn's Sporting Goods and Pacesetter Sports Select Epicor

OpenNebula Unveils Its New Virtual Appliance Marketplace
The OpenNebula Project is proud to announce the public availability of the OpenNebula Marketplace, an online catalog where individuals and organizations can quickly distribute and deploy virtual appliances ready-to-run on OpenNebula clouds. The new Marketplace is fully integrated with the new OpenNebula 3 MarketWire

Serabi Gold Plc ("Serabi" or the "Company") Release of Technical Report for Positive Preliminary Economic Assessment to Start Operations at Palito
Serabi Gold plc (AIM: SRB) (TSX: SBI) (TSX: SBI MarketWire

Improvement in Heart Function in Organ Donor Animal Model Using CytoSorb(R) Highlighted at the Western Thoracic Surgical Association Meeting
CytoSorbents Corporation (OTCBB: CTSO), a critical care-focused company using blood purification to modulate the immune system, reduce severe inflammation, and prevent or treat organ failure caused by life-threatening illnesses, announced promising large animal data from a research collaboration with Dr MarketWire

Horizon Pharma to Present at the 7th Annual JMP Securities Healthcare Conference
Horizon Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: HZNP) today announced that Todd N. Smith, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, will present at the JMP Securities Healthcare Conference on Thursday, July 12, 2012 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time in New York, NY. Mr. Smith will provide an overview of the Company and its corporate activities. MarketWire

Bombardier to Supply 210 Rail Cars to RATP and STIF in Greater Paris
Bombardier Transportation announced today that it will supply 210 double-deck commuter train cars for line A of the RER, the Greater Paris commuter network. The new order is an option under a contract signed in April 2009 for a firm order of 60 MI09 trains. The public transportation upgrade is led and co-financed by STIF and RATP. MarketWire

Acclaimed Author and Literacy Advocate to Participate in Virtual 'Camp What A Wonder' Summer Learning Program as "Camp Counselor" Voice

Ericsson signs contracts for Rostelecom Mobile and Content Delivery Networks

BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto Send Conflicting Signs on Investments, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Perth, Australia) -- While the majority of the world's developed economies continue to struggle in the aftermath of the global financial crisis, which many commentators believe continues today, the mining industry has continued to flourish, especially in Australia MarketWire

Worthington Industries Reaps Benefits of Acquisitions in Fiscal-Year 2012; CapEx to More than Double to $68 Million, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Leading diversified metals manufacturer Worthington Industries Incorporated (NYSE:WOR) (Columbus, Ohio) reported slight but steady gains in overall revenues and profits in fiscal fourth-quarter and full-year 2012, as newly acquired businesses and a continuously improving U.S MarketWire

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MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon, 6/29
Campaign finance, Obamacare, Reagan, hydrogen, green, medical, mortgages, FHA; this week on MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon. MoneyTV is the internationally syndicated television program all about money and what makes it happen, (, featuring informative interviews with company CEOs, providing insights into their operations and outlooks for their futures. MarketWire

Barry Callebaut breaks ground at its first Center of Cocoa Excellence in West Africa
Barry Callebaut AG / Barry Callebaut breaks ground at its first Center of Cocoa Excellence inWestAfrica . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement MarketWire

California Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyer Randall Scarlett to Co-Sponsor 13th Annual BIACAL Neuroscience of Brain Injury Conference: Research Informing Medical Treatment and Legal Practice
California traumatic brain injury attorney Randall Scarlett, the principal in the law firm known as the Scarlett Law Group, hereby announces that he is serving as a co-sponsor for the 13th Annual BIACAL Neuroscience of Brain Injury Conference: Research Informing Medical Treatment and Legal Practice to be held on November 9 and 10, 2012. MarketWire

Announcement of change in the total number of shares and votes in ASSA ABLOY AB
The conversion of convertible bondsrelated to Incentive 2007 has now beencompleted. The conversion has been handled by an external liquidity agent.Halfof the convertible bonds related to Incentive 2007 have been converted intoshares and a total of 2,608,400 new B-shares have been issued in June 2012. MarketWire

Increase in the total number of shares and votes in Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson(NASDAQ: ERIC) confirms that as per June29, 2012, the company's share capital amounts to SEK 16,525,258,678 and thetotal number of shares is 3,305,051,735, of which 261,755,983 are shares ofseries A and 3,043,295,752 are shares of series B. The total number ofvotes is566,085,558 MarketWire

Actelion Pharmaceuticals Announces U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approval of Supplemental New Drug Application for Second Generation VELETRI(R) (epoprostenol) for Injection
Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc. (SIX: ATLN) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved their supplemental new drug application (sNDA) for second generation VELETRI, for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) (WHO Group 1) to improve exercise capacity MarketWire

Independence Energy Corp. Reports Drilling Rig Arrival at Taylor-MEI #113 Well in Coleman County, Texas
Independence Energy Corp. (OTCBB: IDNG) (OTCBB: IDNGD) (the "Company" or "Independence Energy") is pleased to announce that the Company has received confirmation that the contracted drilling rig for the Taylor-MEI #113 well has arrived at the well site in Coleman County, Texas. MarketWire

Galapagos Increases Share Capital Through Warrant Exercises
Galapagos NV (EURONEXT BRUSSELS: GLPG)announced todaya capital increase arising from employee warrant exercises. MarketWire

ITNS CEO Update Letter to Shareholders
Itonis, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ITNS) today issued the following letter to its shareholders: MarketWire

SpectraScience Begins Shipments of WavSTAT4 Optical Biopsy System to PENTAX in Europe
SpectraScience, Inc. (OTCQB: SCIE) (PINKSHEETS: SCIE), a San Diego-based medical device company, has begun initial shipments of its WavSTAT4 Optical Biopsy System to PENTAX Europe GmbH under the exclusive, 5-year distribution agreement announced earlier this month MarketWire

Antares Focusing On Top Line Growth
By Scott Matusow, Contributor GlobeNewswire

CapMan sells a commercial property in Turku
CapMan press release 29 June 2012 at 12:45 pm EEST CapMan sells a commercial property in Turku GlobeNewswire

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