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Forestry Contribution to Indonesian Economic Growth Highest in the World after China
The contribution of the forestry sector in Indonesia improves the welfare of the rural population, increasing consumption in this segment by approximately 4%, and contributing to the economic growth in Indonesia of around 6.5% ACN Newswire

Gulfstream Product Support Plays Key Role in Entry-into-Service of G650 and G280
Gulfstream Product Support has established the infrastructure necessary to assist operators of its two new revolutionary aircraft, the ultra-large-cabin, ultra-long-range Gulfstream G650 and the super mid-sized G280 ACN Newswire

The Hong Kong Institute of Directors Announces Winners of Directors Of The Year Awards 2012
The Hong Kong Institute of Directors ("HKIoD") announced and honoured winners of the Directors Of The Year Awards ("DYA") 2012 today at the 15th Anniversary Dinner of the Institute held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre ACN Newswire

Hays Report Shows Chronic Global Skills Shortages Despite High Unemployment
The world is facing an economic paradox in which many countries are witnessing high and rising unemployment, whilst still suffering from chronic skill shortages in crucial professions as a result of labour market inflexibility, global competition for talent driving up salaries and poor or inadequate education and training ACN Newswire

CyberSecurity Malaysia's Award Winning Firm Host 9th Annual Information Security Symposium
EC-Council Academy, a leading information security training provider throughout Southeast Asia, is hosting its ninth annual Hacker Halted APAC event today."The Hacker Halted APAC series has been a leading and constant source of information for the regional information security community," said Wilson Wong, Managing Director, EC-Council Academy ACN Newswire

RIFCO Inc (TSXV:RFC) Presents at Small-Cap Conference - Video Summary Posted on
Vancouver, British Columbia, November 19, 2012 - RIFCO Inc (TSXV:RFC) President & CEO Bill Graham recently presented at the Small-Cap Conference held at the Vancouver Convention Centre.RIFCO Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary RIFCO National Auto Finance Corporation, provides consumers with financing options on new and used vehicles, through its dealership network across Canada ACN Newswire

Jay Taylor Discusses High Yielding Equity Investments with Roger S Conrad Editor of Canadian Edge on the Weekly VoiceAmerica Radio Show, "Turning Hard Times into Good Times"
Vancouver, British Columbia, November 19, 2012 - Jay Taylor, publisher of the J Taylor's Gold, Energy & Tech Stocks newsletter, interviews Roger S Conrad, editor of ""Canadian Edge"" on Jay Taylor's weekly VoiceAmerica Radio Show, ""Turning Hard Times into Good Times"" ACN Newswire

2012 Irago Post-conference Press Release
Organised by the Electronics-Inspired Interdisciplinary Research Institute (EIIRIS) at Toyohashi University of Technology, The Irago Conference held last week (15 -16 November) in Aichi, Japan aimed to enhance mutual understanding between scientists, engineers and policy makers. Over 180 participants tackled topics ranging from energy and natural resources to public health and disaster prevention ACN Newswire

University of Botswana Awarded US$115,000 to Develop Business Education Programmes in Africa
The University of Botswana Faculty of Business will receive a $115,000 grant to develop graduate and executive business programmes from the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) Management Education for Tomorrow (MET) Fund. Ben Glover, regional director for GMAC Europe, the Middle East and Africa, will present the grant to Thabo T MarketWire

Pacnet Delivers Enhanced Trans-Pacific Network Capacity to NEC BIGLOBE
Pacnet today announced that it has delivered additional trans-Pacific network capacity between Japan and the United States to NEC BIGLOBE, Ltd. (BIGLOBE), a member of the NEC group and one of Japan's leading Internet service providers. MarketWire

FNB Bancorp Announces Hiring of Arlie Ferguson for Sunnyvale LPO
Arlie Ferguson has been hired to manage the First National Bank of Northern California ("FNB Norcal") (OTCQB: FNBG) loan production office located at 425 South Mathilda Avenue in Sunnyvale, California. MarketWire

First Choice Healthcare Solutions Announces Completion of MRI and Digital X-Ray Installations and Expansion of the Board of Directors
First Choice Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: FCHS) ("FCHS"), a company developing and acquiring efficient multi-specialty medical centers, today announced that the Company completed the installation of a GE Healthcare Optima MR450w 1.5T with "GEM" suite MRI scanner and a GE Digital X-ray at its multi-specialty medical center in Melbourne, Florida MarketWire

Emerald Oil, Inc. Announces Senior Credit Facility With Wells Fargo
Emerald Oil, Inc. (NYSE MKT: EOX) ("Emerald" or the "Company") announces that it has closed on a Senior Credit Facility ("Credit Facility") with Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. ("Wells Fargo"). The Credit Facility is a senior secured reserve based revolving credit facility with a maximum commitment of up to $400 million and an initial borrowing base of $27.5 million MarketWire

Vision Critical Announces Launch of New Tokyo Office
Vision Critical is pleased to announce further expansion into the Asian marketplace with the launch of their newest office in Tokyo, Japan. Since its inception in 2000, Vision Critical has expanded into 14 offices globally and serves more than 600 clients, including one-third of the top 100 global brands MarketWire

Man Lotion Launches New Men's Products Web Site in Time for Holidays
Man Stuff, the maker of several different products specifically engineered for use by men and a product provided to attendees of the 2011 Sports Emmy Awards, hereby announces that the company has launched a new Web site. The Web site is located at the URL of http://www.manlotion MarketWire

San Diego Family Law Attorney Andrew Botros Nominated as Finalist for Young Attorneys of 2012
Andrew Botros is an associate at the Law Offices of James D. Scott and he serves clients by helping them with legal matters that include San Diego divorce cases, child custody matters, child support issues and several other family law-related legal issues. Mr MarketWire

W. P. Carey Announces Acquisition of Houston CBD Office Tower
W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC), a real estate investment trust ("REIT"), announced today that CPA®:17 - Global, one of its publicly held non-traded REIT affiliates, has acquired an office tower in Houston, Texas. The property is primarily leased to Kellogg Brown & Root, Inc MarketWire

Quidel to Present at 24th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference
Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ: QDEL), a leading provider of diagnostic testing solutions and cellular-based virology assays, announced today that it will present at the 24th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference to be held at The New York Palace hotel in New York, NY on Tuesday, November 27, 2012. MarketWire

HR Ratings Ratifies HR AA (E) Rating for Grupo TMM's Trust Certificates
Grupo TMM, S.A.B. (OTC: GTMAY) (BMV: TMM A) ("TMM" or the "Company"), a Mexican intermodal transportation and logistics company, announced that HR Ratings ratified its HR AA (E) rating for the Company's Mexican Trust Certificates. The Certificates were issued on July 2010 for $10.5 billion pesos (approximately $808 million dollars) at a rate of TIIE* +245 basis points. MarketWire

San Jose Homes, Silicon Valley Market Show Recession-Proof Stability
SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - November 20, 2012) -  In the four years since the last great fiscal cliff, Silicon Valley has weathered its share of ups and downs like the rest of the nation. San Jose homes and neighboring markets show the characteristic drop and slow rise that mirrored stocks, jobs and other economic indicators MarketWire

Former Fannie Mae Controller Leanne G. Spencer Exonerated of Wrongdoing
Today, Judge Richard J. Leon of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed a class action lawsuit against Leanne G. Spencer, the former Controller of Fannie Mae, in the matter In Re Fannie Mae Securities Litigation MarketWire

The Miami Personal Injury Lawyers at Bernstein & Maryanoff Settle Slip and Fall Lawsuit
The Miami, Florida injury lawyers at Bernstein & Maryanoff represent clients who have been injured because of the negligence of others, and they handle cases that include slip and fall accidents, auto accidents and other types of accidents MarketWire

Walgreens and Redbox to Give Away 2 Million Redbox Movie Nights on Thanksgiving Day, Doubling Last Year's Thanksgiving Promotion
Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (NASDAQ: WAG) and Redbox are offering 2 million reasons to be thankful this Thanksgiving. The first 250 customers to make a purchase at each of the more than 8,000 Walgreens locations nationwide on Thanksgiving Day will get a free one-night Redbox DVD rental*. The rental will be valid from Thanksgiving Day through Nov. 29, 2012, at any Walgreens offering Redbox rentals. MarketWire

Marathon Patent Group, Inc. Acquires Foundational Patent Portfolio
American Strategic Minerals Corporation (OTCBB: ASMC) and Sampo IP LLC today announced that they have completed a merger. MarketWire

Avanti Mining Inc. Appoints New Directors
Avanti Mining Inc. ("Avanti") (TSX VENTURE: AVT) (PINKSHEETS: AVNMF) today announces the appointment of Michael Winship, P.Eng and Gordon Bogden, P.Eng as directors of the company. MarketWire

Brookfield Office Properties Sells Two Assets for Net Proceeds of $182 Million
Brookfield Office Properties Inc. (NYSE: BPO) (TSX: BPO) announced today the sale of two assets: the 33 South 6th Street / City Center property in Minneapolis and the KBR Tower office building in Houston, in which Brookfield sold its 50% interest along with joint venture partner KBR. MarketWire

Methode Electronics, Inc. to Announce Second-Quarter Fiscal 2013 Results on Thursday, December 6, 2012
Methode Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: MEI), a global designer and manufacturer of electro-mechanical devices, will release its second-quarter Fiscal 2013 results for the period ended October 27, 2012, on Thursday, December 6, 2012, before the market opens. MarketWire

Kinbasha Gaming International, Inc. Enlists Brean Capital, LLC for Investment Banking Services
Kinbasha Gaming International, Inc. (the "Company") (PINKSHEETS: KNBA), owner and operator of retail gaming centers in Japan, announced today the enlisting of the services of Brean Capital, LLC ("Brean"), a leading New York-based investment banking, securities and investment management firm, to provide strategic corporate finance and investment banking services. MarketWire

Cat's Pride Supports Hurricane Sandy Relief Effort
Oil-Dri Corporation of America (NYSE: ODC), the makers of Cat's Pride and one of the leading manufacturers of cat litters in the world, provided nearly 40,000 pounds of cat litter to shelters in the Northeast. Together with the American Humane Association and other major manufacturers, litter, food and medications were provided for cats and dogs impacted by Hurricane Sandy MarketWire

Vantage Drilling Announces Investment in Joint Venture for Construction of New Drillship
Vantage Drilling Company ("Vantage") (NYSE MKT: VTG) announced today that it has entered into a joint venture with an affiliate of Skeie Group and other investors for purposes of constructing a new, high specification drillship at STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co. Ltd.'s yard in South Korea. Through its investment of $31 million in the joint venture entity, Sigma Drilling Ltd MarketWire

Inuvo Unveils New BargainMatch Website and Application
Inuvo, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INUV) (the "Company" or "Inuvo"), an Internet marketing and technology company that manages a network of websites and builds and markets browser based consumer applications, today announced that it has launched an update to its shopping comparison and cash back site MarketWire

Danfoss EnVisioneering Symposium Finds Key Aspects of Integrated Building System Efficiency: Modeling, Monitoring and a Defined Value Proposition
Danfoss, a leading manufacturer of high-efficiency, electronic and mechanical components and controls for air-conditioning, heating, refrigeration and motion systems, recently held its 18th EnVisioneering(SM) Symposium, "Building Blueprint for a Clean Energy Future," co-hosted by the Energy Efficient Buildings Hub (EEB Hub) at the Navy Yard in Philadelphia MarketWire

Acura Pharmaceuticals Announces Successful Bioequivalent Study for NEXAFED
Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACUR), a specialty pharmaceutical company developing products intended to address medication abuse and misuse, announced today topline results from a clinical study that demonstrates Acura's NEXAFED (pseudoephedrine hydrochloride) is bioequivalent to the leading national brand product MarketWire

Astro-Med, Inc. Reports Record Sales and Orders, Strong Earnings for the Fiscal Third Quarter; Directors Declare Regular Cash Dividend
Rhode Island-based electronics manufacturer Astro-Med, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALOT) reports Net Sales of $20,562,000 and Net Income of $1,308,000, equal to 18 cents per diluted share for the Third Quarter ended October 27, 2012. Unfavorable foreign exchange rates decreased this year's Third Quarter Sales by approximately $204,000, or 1.0% MarketWire

Hansen Medical to Present at 24th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference
Hansen Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: HNSN), a global leader in intravascular robotics, today announced that President and CEO, Bruce Barclay, is scheduled to present at the 24th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference. The conference is being held November 27-28, 2012, at the New York Palace Hotel, in New York, NY. Hansen Medical is scheduled to present on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:30 p.m MarketWire

NetApp to Participate in the Credit Suisse Technology Conference on November 27, 2012
NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today announced that Nick Noviello, chief financial officer and executive vice president, finance, will participate in a fireside chat at the Credit Suisse Technology Conference on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. Mountain Time. MarketWire

Intergraph(R) CAESAR II(R) Webinar on November 29th to Demonstrate Seismic Analysis of Piping Systems
Intergraph will host a CAESAR II webinar on November 29, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Central Time (CT) that will demonstrate seismic analysis of piping systems by the responses spectrum method, a form of modal analysis. With this method, each system mode of vibration is independently excited by the seismic event and then these modal responses are combined to evaluate the stress of the piping systems MarketWire

Royal Hawaiian Orchards, L.P. Debuts Retail Brand of Better for You Macadamia Nut Products
Royal Hawaiian Orchards, L.P. (OTCQX: NNUTU) (the Partnership), one of the world's largest growers of macadamia nuts, today announced it is expanding its business from farming to include the production and marketing of its own line of better for you macadamia nut foods and snacks. "This is an important step that is in line with our name change from ML Macadamia Orchards, L.P MarketWire

Gateway Terminals Announces Agreement With MV Purchasing to Move Bakken Crude Through Its Facility
Gateway Terminals LLC ("Gateway"), a subsidiary of SEACOR Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CKH), today announced an agreement with MV Purchasing, LLC (MVP) to provide storage and transfer services for MVP's Bakken crude oil shipments at Gateway's intermodal storage and shipment facility located in Sauget, Illinois. The service is expected to commence on December 1, 2012. MarketWire

Indianapolis Ranks High in Production of Inc. 500 Companies
Discount Filters, a leading online retailer of air and water filters, is among 66 fast-growing companies contributing to Indianapolis' status as one of the nation's Top 10 cities for significant business growth. Every one of those companies was able to reach Inc. 500 status within the last decade. MarketWire

iTeknik Holding Corporation Posts Quarterly Sales of More Than $3 Million; Along With Positive Net Income and a 23.4% Decrease in Debt for the First Three Months of FY 2013
iTeknik Holding Corporation (PINKSHEETS: ITKH), a leader in the telecommunications industry through its Send Global subsidiary, today posted its First Quarter FY 2013 financial results. Sales for the first three months of fiscal year 2013, ending September 30, 2012, were $3,014,262 compared to $3,085,770 for the same period in FY 2012 MarketWire

Anadarko to Present at Global Energy Conference
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) today announced that Vice President of Investor Relations and Communications John Colglazier will present at the Jefferies 2012 Global Energy Conference on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, at 9:30 a.m. CST in Houston. MarketWire

$1 Million Invested Into QuaDPharma, LLC by Rand Capital and Advantage Capital Partners
QuaDPharma, LLC (Clarence, NY) ( has completed a $1 million financing investment from Rand Capital SBIC, Inc. (Buffalo, NY) ( (NASDAQ: RAND) and Advantage Capital Partners (Glens Falls, NY) ( MarketWire

DayStar Technologies, Inc. (DSTI) Terminates Debt Reduction of $15 Million Dollars
DayStar Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSTI) has terminated the debt swap Agreement dated July 10, 2012 that contemplated the purchase by DayStar Technologies from Michael Matvieshen. This $15 million secured convertible debenture deal was issued by Salamon in exchange for DSTI to Michael Matvieshen by mutual consent of all parties of the agreement. MarketWire

Pageant of the Masters Director "Greenlights" THE BIG PICTURE
Long before the curtain fell on last summer's enormously popular production, The Genius, Diane Challis Davy, director of the Pageant of the Masters, was busily formulating her ideas for 2013's celebration of art in "living pictures" -- tableaux vivants -- titled THE BIG PICTURE MarketWire

PROPAC Pharmacy Finds Prescription for Success With Sage 300 ERP and Sage Exchange
Sage North America today announced that Vancouver, Wash.-based PROPAC Pharmacy benefits from a smooth audit process and has eliminated duplicate payments processes, thanks to help from a Sage business management system featuring Sage 300 ERP and the Sage Exchange payments platform MarketWire

Silver Institute Releases Report on Silver Industrial Demand
The Silver Institute today released a report, The Outlook for Silver Industrial Demand, that examines the current and future outlook for global industrial silver demand. The 14-page report features an economic outlook, as well as current and future silver industrial demand projections in all the main categories of silver industrial demand through 2014. MarketWire

Get on the Inside Track Today for William Lyon Homes' Coyote Creek
Coyote Creek by William Lyon Homes will offer innovative brand new homes in a premier Milpitas location adjacent to one of the bustling Cisco Campuses, and now is the time to register one's interest to receive important news and updates on special events as this community prepares for its much anticipated opening. Take the first step and visit LyonCoyoteCreek MarketWire

The Joint Commission Publishes Patient and Worker Safety Monograph
The Joint Commission today released a free monograph, "Improving Patient and Worker Safety: Opportunities for Synergy, Collaboration and Innovation," to draw attention to the need to create a culture that focuses on both the safety of patients and the health care workers who care for them. MarketWire

Enterey Launches LTAC's Lean Six Sigma Program for the Life Sciences
Enterey Life Sciences Consulting teams up with Lean Training and Consulting, Inc (LTAC) to offer certified Lean Six Sigma courses for businesses and individuals in the life sciences. MarketWire

Rich Gorman Heralds the Advent of Groundbreaking Firefox 17
For technology enthusiasts and online innovators like Rich Gorman, Mozilla has just offered one more reason to be thankful this holiday season: the launch of Firefox 17, a groundbreaking new incarnation of the popular Web browser that offers unprecedented social media integration MarketWire

Nevada State Gaming Control Board Unanimously Approves CAMS for a Class 2 License as Its First Service Provider
The Nevada State Gaming Control Board met Thursday, November 15, 2012 and unanimously approved a Class 2 gaming license for CAMS, LLC. CAMS will be providing its services for geo-location, patron identification and payment processing MarketWire

MEDIA ADVISORY: California's Water Future the Focus of ACWA Conference
New leaders, technology and innovation are pushing California into an era of change that will shape water management for decades to come. More than 1,600 local and state water leaders will discuss California's water future Dec. 4-7 during the Association of California Water Agencies' 2012 Fall Conference & Exhibition, themed "California Water .. MarketWire

Indonesian Institute of Certified Public Accountants Partners With Prometric to Launch Computer-Based CPA Exam
Prometric, trusted provider of market-leading test development and test delivery solutions, today announced a partnership with the Indonesian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (IICPA or IAPI) to launch the computer-based CPA of Indonesia exam. MarketWire

Two Ford Mustang Winners Every Weekend at Red Hawk Casino
The $2 Million Road to Riches giveaway at Red Hawk Casino has awarded more than a dozen Mustangs, with more winners every weekend through Dec. 29. MarketWire

Alterrus Systems Inc. Celebrates Inaugural Commercial Harvest of Its Local Garden Produce, Grown in North America's First Verticrop Rooftop Vertical Farm
Alterrus Systems Inc. (CNSX: ASI)(OTCQB: ASIUF) today celebrated the opening of the first Local Garden rooftop vertical farm - and the harvesting of its first commercial crop of leafy greens - in North America. MarketWire

DayStar Technologies, Inc. (DSTI) Announces the Appointment of Chief Financial Officer
DayStar Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSTI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. John Ng, CPA, CA as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) effective November 15, 2012. MarketWire

VHA Expert Advisors Advance Skills Through Collaboration With Institute of Healthcare Improvement
As hospitals nationwide adapt to new payment models and lower reimbursements, they seek expert guidance and actionable insight to improve their clinical performance and drive change. To meet this demand, VHA Inc., the national health care network, has collaborated with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement to provide its expert advisors with advanced training. MarketWire

University of Regina and Cisco Establish Research Chair to Further e-Governance in Canada
Cisco Canada today announced an agreement of $2 million over 10 years to establish a Research Chair in e-Governance at the University of Regina. The Chair will address ways for governments to more effectively use technology to drive collaboration, productivity and efficiency in the public sector in Canada. MarketWire

University of Saskatchewan and Cisco Establish Research Chair to Pursue Innovative Mining Solutions
The University of Saskatchewan and Cisco Canada today announced an agreement to establish a Research Chair in Mining Solutions. The primary role of the Research Chair will be to promote, support, and lead research, development and innovation at the University through industry-linked projects within the mining sector in Canada. MarketWire

Parker McCay Family Contributes $17,040 to Help in Hurricane Sandy Relief Effort
New Jersey-based law firm Parker McCay P.A. today announced the results of its seven-day charity drive created to aid in the Hurricane Sandy Relief Effort. Thanks to the support and commitment and of its employees, Parker McCay will be making a $17,040 donation to local charitable organizations to help provide relief and the essential items needed most for those affected by the storm. MarketWire's Peter Coffee Added as Keynote Speaker for Business & Technology Solutions Summit
Citing his expertise in big data and cloud computing, the Business & Technology Solutions (BTS) Summit team is pleased to announce that's Peter Coffee has been added to the line-up of speakers for the West Coast Summit, April 16-17, 2013 in Seattle, WA MarketWire

fusionchef(TM) by Julabo Heats Up the Sous Vide Revolution
The commercial fusionchef™ product line was engineered by Julabo, the world's leader in fluid temperature control, to bring a new level of precision sous vide cooking tools to professional kitchens MarketWire

Operation Warm's Coats For Kids Foundation and International Delight Partner to Help Keep Children Warm This Winter
By simply enjoying a warm beverage this winter, you could give the gift of warmth and help provide a child in need with a brand new winter coat. International Delight®, Silk®, Horizon® and Land O'Lakes® have pledged to donate up to $100,000 to Operation Warm and its Coats For Kids Foundation to provide American children living in poverty with brand new winter coats. MarketWire

University Bancorp 9M2012 Profit $1,938,345 $0.416 per Share
University Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQB: UNIB) announced that it had unaudited net income attributable to University Bancorp, Inc. common stock shareholders in the first nine months of 2012 of $1,938,345, $0.416 per share on average shares outstanding of 4,659,265 for the first nine months. For the first nine months of 2012, University Bank had pre-tax income of $2,936,375 MarketWire

UPDATE: Bay Area Plastic Surgeon on Cosmetic Surgery for the Ages: How to Shine in One's 30s
As part of her series of age-related tips for patients looking for the right cosmetic enhancement for their needs, Dr. Lauren Greenberg, a board-certified plastic surgeon in the Bay Area and avid blogger, has released the next installment of Cosmetic Surgery for the Ages to help her patients in their thirties look and feel confident. Dr MarketWire

Quench Beverage & Snack Co. Provides Machine Rentals to Its Vending Service List
Quench Beverage & Snack Company of Greeley, CO is pleased to announce a new program to its vending service list: vending machine rentals. The company will now rent vending machines to businesses that wish to fill the machine themselves MarketWire

Gone in 60 Seconds: The #1 Thief Is BACK This Holiday and He's Raided the Warehouse
Gone in 60 Seconds is more than a movie it's an event with its legendary 40 minute chase scene! The New Blu Ray & DVD Combo Pack of the "Original Gone in 60 Seconds" is in stores NOW! MarketWire

Matchbox Twenty and daqri Announced Today a New 4D Augmented Reality App That Will Provide Fans With Unique and Exclusive 4D Content and Experiences
Matchbox Twenty and daqri announced today a new 4D augmented reality app that will provide fans with unique and exclusive 4D content and experiences starting today. Never before has an album been used as such an engaging messaging platform. MarketWire

Lands' End Launches Nine Online Holiday Gift Shops
Aunt Suzie, Uncle Jack ... what to get that they won't take back? The holidays are here, and there's no need to go further than Lands' End. In fact, Lands' End is offering holiday shoppers a stress-free shopping solution -- online holiday gift shops featuring curated gifting collections MarketWire

WeLink Launches Its First Social Community SDK
WeLink today announced the release of the first of its suite of "Social Community SDKs" for mobile apps built using iOS, Android and Appcelerator Titanium MarketWire

Axceler Golden Lifeguard Awards Recognize Best SharePoint Governance Applications
Axceler, a pioneer in collaboration governance, administration and migration solutions, today announced the results of the first annual Golden Lifeguard Awards that honor the best enterprise applications of governance in SharePoint. The winners were unveiled at a gala event during the SharePoint Conference 2012 in Las Vegas and were presented their awards by former Baywatch star Pam Anderson. MarketWire

Kandessa Launches Quick Serve Leader Digital for Top QSR Management, Expands Co-Branding for Marketers
The publisher of quick-service restaurant news trends and insights via Quick Serve Leader and Chain Pulse magazines said it will launch a new digital edition for its 4,000 recurring readers, Quick Serve Leader Digital MarketWire

Perfect Gifts for the Holiday Season From Scrubs & Beyond
Whether you are a nurse, EMT, doctor, dentist, medical student, or just looking to find that perfect gift for "a special someone who cares for others," look no further than Scrubs & Beyond MarketWire

Florida Football Alliance Signs Profit Planners Management, Inc. to Provide Management, Marketing and Branding Services
The Florida Football Alliance, a non-profit corporation dedicated to the promotion and advancement of minor league football teams based in Florida, has signed an agreement with Profit Planners Management, Inc.'s (OTCQB: PPMT) newly formed Sports and Entertainment Practice. Profit Planners Management Inc MarketWire

Semaphore Announces RTU/SCADA Distribution Agreement With Simark Controls
CSE-Semaphore, a CSE Global company, welcomes Simark Controls Ltd. as a distribution partner for Semaphore's TBox and Kingfisher SCADA system product lines. Based in Calgary, Alberta, Simark Controls is a Semaphore authorized distributor for customers in western Canada including Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Saskatchewan, and Yukon. MarketWire

TalkingTILES Gives a Voice to People With Communication Disorders
Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release. MarketWire

The National Investor Relations Institute - South Florida Announces First Event of New Program Year
The National Investor Relations Institute - South Florida ("NIRI-SF") today announced it will host the first event of the new 2012-2013 program year. To kick off our chapter's 2013 season, we've selected a true South Florida hot spot - YOLO, where You Only Live Once Schedule a 5 pm hard stop at your office on December 4th and come join your peers! MarketWire

"Eastlink To Go" Takes TV Everywhere With the Power of Cisco Videoscape
Cisco today announced that Eastlink, a leading telecommunications service provider in Canada, is using Cisco Videoscape™ to power its new mobile video platform, Eastlink To Go, which delivers new consumer experiences anytime, anywhere MarketWire

Alert Hosts Successful 2012 User Conference Launching a New Revision Plus 11 New Products
Alert Management Systems (Alert), a leading supplier of Windows-based rental management software, just concluded one of its most successful and well-attended IAUA (User Group) Conferences ever. The event spanned three days at the Antlers Hilton Hotel in downtown Colorado Springs, November 8-10, 2012 MarketWire

Bullfrog Gold Raises $1,075,000
Bullfrog Gold Corp. (OTCBB: BFGC) ("Bullfrog" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the Company raised $1,075,000 through a private placement that closed on November 19, 2012. MarketWire Surpasses 2.5 Million Customer Reviews
Online retailer announced they surpassed 2.5 million customer reviews on their website. Ranked #103 on the Internet Retailer Top 500, is the leading ecommerce site for luggage, handbags, laptop bags, backpacks, and accessories. MarketWire

BioNitrogen Receives Approval From the Board of County Commissioners for Major Special Zoning Exception
BioNitrogen Corporation (PINKSHEETS: BION), a cleantech company that utilizes proprietary technology to build environmentally-friendly plants that convert biomass into urea fertilizer, announced today that it has received approval from the Board of County Commissioners of Hardee County for a Major Special Exception that allows construction of the plant to proceed without re-zoning MarketWire

FluoroPharma Medical, Inc. Announces $1.5M Equity Financing
FluoroPharma Medical, Inc MarketWire

Vantage Communications Wins Platinum and Gold 2012 MarCom Awards
Vantage Communications, a global tech PR firm, was awarded the 2012 platinum MarCom award for communications/public relations and the 2012 gold MarCom award for marketing/promo campaign. MarketWire

Avita Medical Initiates European Trial Using ReCell in the Management of Chronic Lower Limb Ulcers

Thanksgiving, Turkeys and the Holidays: CSA Group's Fryer Safety Tips for the Season
Turkeys are practically the national symbol for Thanksgiving. According to the National Turkey Federation, in 2011, about 46-million turkeys (translating into about 736 million pounds) were consumed, and a popular way to cook turkeys this time of year is deep frying MarketWire

SEMAFO Confirms Continuity of the High Grade Siou Zone: Including Values of Up to 19.22 g/t Au (23.05 g/t Au Uncut) Over 4 Meters
SEMAFO (TSX: SMF)(OMX: SMF) today announced follow-up drilling results from its high-grade Siou zone located approximately 15 kilometers east of the Mana mill. The central 700 meters of the zone demonstrate ongoing good continuity of the high-grade quartz vein zone with local swelling ranging up to 10 meters wide (e.g. hole MRC12-2161: 5.58 g/t Au across 10 meters) MarketWire

Globus Maritime Sets Date for the Release of Third Quarter and Nine Months 2012 Results, Conference Call and Webcast
Globus Maritime Limited ("Globus" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: GLBS), a dry bulk shipping company, announced today that it will release financial results for the three and nine months period ended September 30, 2012, after the market closing in New York on Tuesday, November 27, 2012. MarketWire

SAVO Named Finalist for Tabby Award
SAVO, the market leader in sales enablement, today announced that its Sales Mobile PRO application was named a finalist for The Tabby Awards, which recognizes the best tablet apps for iPad, Android and Windows 8 tablets based on specific features and utility. MarketWire

Omega Commercial Finance Corporation Hires Executive Acquisitions Advisory Board Chairman to Oversee the Mergers & Acquisitions Growth Strategy
Omega Commercial Finance Corporation (OTCQB: OCFN) today announced the hiring of John Busacca as the Chairman of their Executive Acquisitions Advisory (sub) Board that reports to Jon S. Cummings IV, President and Chairman of the company's principal Board. Mr MarketWire

Laser Energetics Receives Dazer Laser Order From the Country of Jordan
Laser Energetics, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: LNGT) today announced that they received an initial order for Dazer Laser® GUARDIANs and accessories. This order was received from the Country of Jordan, another of the several International Countries to order Dazer Laser® GUARDIANs MarketWire

Jahia Certifies US Gold Partner Avantia on Its Latest Enterprise Version Jahia 6.6
Jahia, provider of Java-based open source next generation CMS solutions, announced today that its longtime US Gold partner Avantia, Inc. has successfully been certified on Enterprise Jahia 6.6. MarketWire

ESP Resources, Inc. Announces Capital Raise of $1,000,000
ESP Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: ESPI) (the "Company" or "ESP Resources"), an oil and gas services company, announced today that it has completed the sale of $1 million in 16% Senior Secured Convertible Debentures (the "Debentures"), in a private placement transaction, pursuant to the terms of a securities purchase agreement with Hillair Capital Investments, L.P. and Next View Capital, L.P MarketWire

Capital Art, Inc. Retains Acer Communications to Provide Investor Relations Services
Capital Art, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CAPA) today announces it has retained Acer Communications, Inc. to assist the Company with investor relations and shareholder communications. MarketWire

Amazon, Best Buy Provide Best Holiday Customer Service Says ClickFox Poll
ClickFox, the pioneering leader in customer experience analytics, today announced the results of a consumer survey auditing customer service experience and purchase behavior during the busy holiday buying season. The results showed a correlation between favoring online customer service and identifying negative experiences with in-store and call center service representatives MarketWire

Panzura Expands Management Team and Board of Directors With Industry Veterans
Panzura, a leading provider of global cloud storage solutions, today announced the expansion of its executive team and board of directors as the company enters the next phase of rapid growth. Michael Morgan joins the team as Chief Financial Officer, while Al Sadler joins as VP of Operations MarketWire

Lilee Systems Joins the Intel(R) Intelligent Systems Alliance
Lilee Systems, the leading provider of advanced communication systems, announced today it has been accepted as a General Member into the Intel® Intelligent Systems Alliance, a global ecosystem of 200+ member companies that provide the performance, connectivity, manageability, and security developers need to create smart, connected systems MarketWire

Results of New Martini Affluent Online Shopper Index(TM) Powered by comScore Clearly Show Consumers Shop and Spend More Online During Holiday Season
Martini Media, the digital media and content platform for engaging the audience with the most money and influence online, and comScore, a global leader in measuring the digital world, today announced the results of a collaborative study that examines the online holiday shopping behaviors of the online affluent audience (HHI $100K+) MarketWire

Astute Announces AstuteNET Partner Program to Enable Channel Partners to Profit With the Market Transition to Flash-Based Virtualization-Optimized Storage
Astute Networks™, Inc., the leading provider of performance storage for virtual machines, today unveiled its AstuteNET Partner Program. AstuteNET is a value-based program designed to enhance growth and profit for distributors, resellers, system integrators, and service providers selling Astute's ViSX Flash VM storage appliances MarketWire

Join Music for Relief and Linkin Park and Give Back on #GivingTuesday
Just in time for #GivingTuesday (November 27), Linkin Park, together with Music for Relief and the United Nations Foundation to support the work of the United Nations, are announcing a way for fans to give a unique holiday gift to friends and family this season to provide clean energy solutions for people who have no access to electricity. MarketWire

Iveda Solutions, Inc. Secures DTC Eligibility Status
Iveda Solutions (OTCBB: IVDA) announced today that it has secured Depository Trust Company (DTC) eligibility, for the Company's shares trading on Over the Counter Bulletin Board. MarketWire

YuMe Debuts Industry-Leading, Tablet Video Advertising Offerings and Tablet-Specific Ad Units, Powering Unlimited Creative Possibilities
YuMe, the leading provider of digital video brand advertising software and services, today announced availability of the industry's most extensive portfolio of tablet-specific ad units and a new tablet video product offering MarketWire

Avaya Names Canadian Channel Partners of the Year

It's Sweet to Shop Small: Xero Supports Small Business Saturday With Free Offer
Xero, a global leader in online accounting software, today announced its support for Small Business Saturday by teaming up with Vend and Shopify to offer a suite of retail solutions free through to the end of 2012. MarketWire

LAPTOP Magazine Invites Submissions for Best of CES 2013 Awards
LAPTOP ( -- The Pulse of Mobile Tech, the leading mobile technology magazine and website, today invites companies to submit products for its ninth annual Best of CES 2013 Awards. MarketWire

FiveStars Adds Former Facebook & Google Senior Executive to Its Growing Team
FiveStars, the largest customer loyalty network for local businesses, announced today that seasoned technology veteran, Chris Luo, has joined as Vice President of Marketing. Luo was formerly Facebook's Global Head of Small and Medium Business Marketing. MarketWire

Allvoices Powers Event Coverage for ad:tech's 2012 Conferences
Allvoices, one of the world's largest citizen journalism sites, today announced its affiliation with ad:tech, the largest digital marketing show in the world. This collaboration leveraged specialized teams of Allvoices' contributors to create, curate and amplify highly relevant and compelling content for both ad:tech's San Francisco and New York events in 2012 MarketWire

Tango Cranks Up the Fun -- Launches New Filters and Avatars for Video Calls
Tango, the leader in mobile communications, takes its offering to a whole new level with the introduction of key new features. Starting today, Tango members can turn themselves into talking avatars or select a filter that changes their look during a video call. These two new features are the first-ever of their kind and strengthen Tango's technology lead in mobile communications MarketWire

Outback Bowl and Forward Market Media Partner to Get Fans Advanced Access to Tickets
Forward Market Media (FMM), together with the 2013 Outback Bowl, today announced that fans can access tickets through their new reservation system on MarketWire

Gridstore Launches the Gridstore Accelerate Partner Program With Attractive Channel Incentives
Gridstore™, the leader in software defined storage solutions, today announced its Gridstore Accelerate Partner Program, a resource-rich channel program designed with attractive channel incentives to fuel partner success in the delivery of simple, powerful and affordable storage solutions MarketWire

"Drop & Shop" Retail Recycling Programs Provide Great "Environment" for Consumers
Of those who "drop and shop," 51% in the U.S. and 56% in Canada go beyond replacing what they just recycled to shop and buy other items, according to a recent study commissioned by Call2Recycle®, a product stewardship organization managing the only no-cost battery and cellphone collection program in North America. Of those surveyed, 54% in the U.S MarketWire

"Gift Tuesday" From FreeMonee Puts Millions of National Retailers' Dollars Directly in Shoppers' Pockets for Black Friday

Sage Millennium 2013 Features Enhanced Mobile Access
Sage North America today announced the release of Sage Millennium 2013, which focuses on prospect management and the end-user experience. Features include enhanced mobile access for all users, on-demand reports for prospect managers and directors, workflow for prospect data entry, photographs for display and reporting and new display customization features including paging of data. MarketWire

Juried Craft Fair to Debut in Madeira Beach Thanksgiving Weekend
Madeira Way in the heart of Madeira Beach will be transformed into an outdoor craft showcase featuring the work of the finest crafters in the country with prices set to suit all budgets MarketWire

Delray Beach Welcomes Back Popular Juried Art Festival Thanksgiving Weekend
Downtown Delray Beach welcomes back its signature Thanksgiving Weekend art festival with a wide variety of handmade art, featuring 200 of the finest artists in the country as well as top local and regional talent. This event traditionally held in Pineapple Grove will now take place along NE & SE 4th Avenue, one block north and south of Atlantic Avenue MarketWire

Bazi International Unveils New AquaBall Website
Bazi International, Inc. (OTCQB: BAZI), and its operating subsidiary True Drinks, Inc. ("Bazi"), today announces the launch of its new AquaBall™ website, AquaBall is the company's naturally flavored, vitamin-enhanced water drink. MarketWire

LRAD Corporation Schedules Fiscal Year 2012 Results & Conference Call
LRAD Corporation (NASDAQ: LRAD), the world's leading provider of long range acoustic hailing devices, announced today that it plans to release its fiscal year 2012 financial results after market close on December 4, 2012. The Company has scheduled a conference call and webcast on December 5, 2012 at 4:30 p.m MarketWire

Canadian Travelodge Hotels Become Part of Wyndham Rewards Loyalty Program
Wyndham Rewards®, the guest loyalty program of Wyndham Hotel Group, today announced the addition of 91 Travelodge® and Thriftlodge® hotels in Canada to the program, making it the largest hotel loyalty program in the country with over 380 participating properties, representing 10 brands. MarketWire

Arotech Regains Compliance With Nasdaq Listing Requirements

Legends Executes NDA With CE Certification Companies; Company Initiates MFCC Certification Process
Legends Business Group (PINKSHEETS: LGBS) today announced it has signed Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDA) with two Florida based CE certification companies. The Multi-Function Charger Controller (MFCC) is ready for CE certification allowing Legends to submit the documents needed to obtain final quotes and the company expects to start the certification process next week. MarketWire

Organic Alliance Launches "Make Life Sweet" Fair Trade Marketing Program; to Feature First In-Store Product QR Code Links to Video Clips of Grower Communities
Organic Alliance, Inc. (OTCQB: ORGC), a global grower and marketer of fresh, organic and Fair Trade fruits and vegetables, today announced it is launching its Make Life Sweet™ multimedia program to promote its Fair Trade certified produce at the point of sale MarketWire

Budget Restrictions and Talent Shortage Fail to Dampen Confidence in Digital Marketing as Transformation Continues Across Asia-Pacific
Digital marketing transformation across Asia is advancing thanks to high levels of optimism in digital marketing's ability to attract and engage a highly mobile and digitally connected consumer, according to findings of a new study from the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council MarketWire

Government Security News Names Wave a Finalist in the 4th Annual Homeland Security Awards
Government Security News has announced the finalists -- including Wave Systems (NASDAQ: WAVX) -- in 34 different categories in its 4th Annual Homeland Security Awards competition, along with the names of the preemptive winners in another eight categories. MarketWire

IEC Announces Solid Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2012
IEC Electronics Corp. (NYSE MKT: IEC) announced its results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ending September 30, 2012. MarketWire

EVCARCO, Inc./Third Stone Corporation President and Executive Vice President Acquire Additional 37 Million Shares
EVCARCO, Inc./Third Stone Corporation (OTCQB: EVCA) announced today, based on the recent opinion report from Ludlow Research, the pending American Rodsmiths acquisition, coupled with the formation of G1 Components, President and CEO Gary Easterwood and Chairman of the Board and Executive Vice President Walter Speck, have each taken additional equity positions in the Company MarketWire

Sino Cement Inc. Announces Appointment of Additional Director
Sino Cement, Inc. (OTC PINK: OCEE). Mr. Marco Garduno Chavez, Director of, Sino Cement Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Meir (Mack) Frankel to the Board of Directors. Mack Frankel has been very successful in real estate acquisitions, funding syndications, business combinations, and as a financier. MarketWire

Kaltura Raises $25 Million to Fuel Its Rapid Growth and Continue Its Global Expansion
Kaltura, the leading open source video platform, announced today that it had secured an additional $25 million of funding from new investors Mitsui & Co. Global Investment, Inc. and ORIX Ventures, with existing investors Nexus Venture Partners, Intel Capital, .406 Ventures and Avalon Ventures participating MarketWire

BabyBump App Developer Alt12 Announces Top Holiday Gift Picks for 'High Tech Moms' and 'Eco Moms' Along With New Curated Mobile Commerce Platform
Alt12 Apps, a leading provider of premium women's health, pregnancy and fertility mobile apps and social networks, has revealed its Top Holiday Gift Picks for moms this year, and has also launched a new social commerce platform and mobile store that's integrated with its suite of apps MarketWire

Sonics Participates in TSMC's Soft IP Kit 2.0 Beta Program
Sonics, Inc., the leading supplier of system IP for cloud-scale SoCs, today announced the company is participating in TSMC's Soft IP Kit 2.0 beta test, part of the TSMC Soft-IP9000 Quality Assessment program MarketWire

Wonder Education Reports 35.3% Year-Over-Year Revenue Growth in the Third Quarter
Wonder International Education and Investment Group Corporation (OTCBB: WIEI) (OTCQB: WIEI) ("Wonder" or the "Company"), an operator of information technology-focused vocational training schools in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012. MarketWire

Truli.Net Launches Free Android App for Phones and Tablets; Free iPhone and iPad Apps Launch Slated for December
Truli Media Group, Inc. (OTCQB: TRLI), parent company of Truli.Net, a global faith-based & family friendly media content platform and social community hub, today announced it has proudly launched its new Android app for mobile devices worldwide, such as smartphones and tablets, which is now available for download at Google Play. Additionally, the Company plans to introduce its Truli MarketWire

O'Donnell Insurance Agency Joins Adopt-A-Solar-Panel Program
New Jersey's O'Donnell Agency, a family-owned personal and commercial insurance agency established in 1880, has joined forces with SolarCure to become an area sponsor for the Adopt-A-Solar-Panel program MarketWire

Oxford Lane Capital Corp. Prices Preferred Stock Offering
Oxford Lane Capital Corp. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: OXLC) today announced that it has priced an underwritten public offering of 600,000 shares of its newly designated 8.50% Series 2017 Term Preferred Stock (the "Preferred Stock") at a public offering price of $25 per share, raising $15 million in gross proceeds MarketWire

Norton Mobile Security Adds Protection for iOS, Simplifies User Experience
Today, Norton by Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC) released the latest version of its flagship mobile offering, Norton Mobile Security. The new Norton Mobile Security delivers powerful protection for consumers' mobile needs, including support for iOS devices, contacts backup and an improved user experience. MarketWire

Turkey, Gravy, and Website Design? The Main Course From Rosemont Media
Rosemont Media has released a Thanksgiving Guide to online advertising. The firm focuses on providing an all-in-one solution for healthcare practitioners and the virtual representation of their practice, whether offering plastic surgery, cosmetic dentistry, eye care or beyond. In "How Digital Marketing is like Thanksgiving Dinner MarketWire

Redondo Beach Cosmetic Dentist Employs Latest Technology for Dental Implants
Dr. Michael Fulbright, a Redondo Beach cosmetic dentist, offers patients with missing teeth an alternative to bridges and dentures. A dental implant is a single artificial tooth, typically made of porcelain, with a titanium base that is set into the jaw. The results look, feel, and function as natural teeth. MarketWire

Bay Area Plastic Surgeon on Cosmetic Surgery for the Ages: How to Shine in One's 30s
As part of her series of age-related tips for patients looking for the right cosmetic enhancement for their needs, Dr. Lauren Greenberg, a board-certified plastic surgeon in the Bay Area and avid blogger, has released the next installment of Cosmetic Surgery for the Ages to help her patients in their thirties look and feel confident. Dr MarketWire

San Diego Dentist on Benefits of Conservative Cosmetic Dentistry
As the dental community continues to innovate and develop new techniques and technology, the expectations of cosmetic dentistry patients increase as well, as more patients want safe and effective results with little to no pain. AACD Accredited San Diego cosmetic dentist Dr MarketWire

Greenway Technology to Offer Loyalty Program and Launch Andalusian Brand
Greenway Technology (the "Company") (PINKSHEETS: GWYT) today announced the opening of the Andalusian Resort Loyalty Program where "Loyalty Has Its Privileges." Two percent (2%) of every dollar spent on membership fees, merchandise sales, club services and our resorts will be awarded for our guests to redeem in any Andalusian Resort (no usage restrictions) MarketWire

Treasure Data and Indicee Announce Partnership to Bring End-to-End Simplicity and Interactive Analysis to Big Data in the Cloud
Indicee Inc. ("Indicee"), the leading cloud business intelligence platform, and Treasure Data, the cloud data warehousing platform, announced their partnership today to deliver interactive big data analysis to the cloud. Together, both platforms enable companies to simplify and reduce the deployment, querying and discovery of Big Data to minutes rather than days, with no need for IT specialists MarketWire

Ajax Union Offers Email Marketing Promotion
Ajax Union is offering a promotion for a service proven to be a most effective way to generate increased revenue for small businesses: email marketing. Available at, the NYC-based internet marketing company specializes in search engine marketing and optimization, internet advertising, social media marketing and more MarketWire

Optical Communications Group (OCG) Provides Emergency Restoration Services to 75 Broad Street
Optical Communications Group (OCG), a privately-held fiber optic connectivity provider with network reach across New York's five boroughs and neighboring New Jersey shorelines, announces it is providing emergency restoration services at 75 Broad Street in New York City. These emergency services are supporting voice carriers affected by Superstorm Sandy MarketWire

Lantronix New xPrintServer - Office Edition, Now Shipping

Intergraph(R) CADWorx(R) DraftPro(TM) Webinar on November 27th to Demonstrate Intelligent 2D Drawing Capabilities
Intergraph will host a CADWorx DraftPro webinar on November 27, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Central Time (CT) that will demonstrate how to create intelligent 2D drawings and other deliverables such as bills of material more accurately in about half the time and at half the cost when compared to manual or plain AutoCAD® methods MarketWire

Besra Takes Flight-A New Direction for Olympus Pacific Minerals
Besra (TSX: BEZ)(ASX: BEZ) is the new name for Olympus Pacific Minerals. After twenty years operating as Olympus Pacific Minerals Inc it is time for a change. Why a SE Asia based gold mining company should be named after a mountain in Greece is one of those strange "it just ended up that way" kind of anomalies MarketWire

Delta Entertainment Reports Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results
Delta Entertainment Group, Inc. ("Delta Entertainment") (OTCBB: DENG) is pleased to announce results for its fiscal third quarter, for the three months ended September 30, 2012. MarketWire

Panache Beverage, Inc. Announces New Supply Agreement for Wodka Vodka; Increasing Gross Profit 11%; Projects Record Fourth Quarter
Panache Beverage, Inc. (OTCQB: WDKA), an alcoholic beverage company specializing in the development, global sales and marketing of spirits brands, is pleased to announce that it has formalized a new supply agreement for Wodka Vodka with a Polish partner. The move will result in a cost savings, increasing the gross profit for Wodka Vodka by over 11% MarketWire

Northern Lights Direct Grows With New Chicago Office
As part of its strategic growth plans, Northern Lights Direct is pleased to announce the new location of its Chicago office. MarketWire

Signet Reports Record Third Quarter EPS of $0.43
Signet Jewelers Limited ("Signet") (NYSE: SIG) (LSE: SIG), the largest specialty retail jeweler in the US and UK, today reported sales and earnings growth for the 13 and 39 weeks ended October 27, 2012 ("Q3 Fiscal 2013" or "third quarter of Fiscal 2013" and "year to date" respectively). MarketWire

Evolving Systems' Tertio(R) Solution Supports High-Capacity Next Generation Network Expansion
South Asian Operator to rely on leading service activation solution as it gets ready for 3G Evolving Systems, Inc MarketWire

Vivacity and Mindbloom Team Up to Make mHealth Fun, Simple and Effective
Vivacity (, a national leader in innovative solutions to engage consumers in enhancing their own health and wellness, announced today a collaboration with Mindbloom ( to develop a series of multi-platform mobile applications MarketWire

Liftopia's Pre-Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sale Allows Skiers and Snowboarders to Save on Lift Tickets All Season
Most Americans think of Thanksgiving as the start of shopping season, but skiers and snowboarders also recognize it as the true start of the ski season, with snow falling and resorts across the country officially open MarketWire

Alzheimer's Research Forum Story Highlights ERPs as Biomarker of Interest
Reporting on the recent Clinical Trials on Alzheimer's Disease (CTAD) conference held in Monte Carlo, Alzheimer's Research Forum ( reported a pressing need for biomarkers as outcome measures in Alzheimer's drug trials, and a heightened interest in electroencephalography (EEG) and event-related potentials (ERPs) MarketWire

Delhaize Group announces tender offer for its USD 300 million 5.875% senior notes due 2014
Delhaize Group (the "Company"), theBelgian international food retailer(EURONEXT BRUSSELS: DELB) (NYSE: DEG), announced today that it hascommenced anoffer to purchase for cash (the "Offer") any and all of its outstanding$300,000,000 5.875% Senior Notes due 2014 (the "Notes"). MarketWire

Bitzer Mobile Secures Business Apps on Android & iOS Devices
Bitzer Mobile Inc., a technology leader in enterprise mobility, announced a new method for securing native mobile apps on employee's mobile devices. This solution for Android and Apple iOS mobile devices is available today. It offers a containerization approach that injects a security policy engine around native apps internally developed or acquired from app publishers MarketWire

Sunshine Heart Receives Unconditional FDA Approval for C-Pulse(R) System's U.S. Pivotal Trial
Sunshine Heart, Inc. (NASDAQ: SSH) (ASX: SHC), a global medical device company focused on innovative technologies for moderate to severe heart failure, today announced it has received unconditional approval from the FDA to commence its pivotal U.S. trial for its flagship C-Pulse® Heart Assist System. MarketWire

Miva Merchant Offers Tips for Increasing Sales on Cyber Monday
Miva Merchant, a leading shopping cart software provider, offers online merchants some useful tips for increasing Cyber Monday sales. According to IBM's research firm Benchmark, Cyber Monday online shopping increased by one-third between 2010 and 2011, and 2011 Cyber Monday online sales outpaced last year's Black Friday's online purchasing by nearly 30%. MarketWire

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Considers Options for Much-Needed Maintenance, Rehabilitation of Hydropower Plants, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The median age of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' (USACE) (Washington, D.C.) hydroelectric power plants is 47, and 90% of the plants are more than 34 years old MarketWire

Calpine Moves Forward With Garrison Merchant Generator in Delaware, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Conditions in the Mid-Atlantic power market have become favorable enough for developer Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) (Houston, Texas) to move forward with the construction of a 309-megawatt (MW), natural gas, combined-cycle generator in Dover, Delaware MarketWire

Market Research Report -- Growth Opportunities in Whiskies Markets has announced the addition of Euromonitor International's research report "Whiskies: Growth Opportunities in All Markets" to their collection of market research. MarketWire

Raleigh Plastic Surgery Practice Opens New Location With On-Site Operating Room
Dr. Sandra Fearrington, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Raleigh, will celebrate the grand opening of her new practice location in Cary, NC on December 1st. The new location will have an on-site operating room, which Dr. Fearrington believes will help improve the quality of patient care. MarketWire

Market Research Report -- Stevia to Shake Up Sweeteners Market has announced the addition of Euromonitor International's "How will Stevia change the sweeteners market?" to their collection of market research reports. MarketWire

Breast Augmentation With Silicone Implants Increasingly Popular at Chicago Plastic Surgery Practice
Dr. Brian Braithwaite and Dr. Lorri Cobbins, both board-certified plastic surgeons in Chicago, focus on breast surgery, body contouring, and facial aesthetic surgery at The Aesthetic Institute of Chicago MarketWire

Steaz(R) Energy Accurately Reports Its Naturally Occurring Organic Caffeine Content and Encourages Other Energy Beverages to Do the Same
Steaz, a leading natural beverage company, announced today that its USDA Organic, Fair Trade Certified™ green tea based beverage, Steaz Energy, contains healthy and beneficial levels of naturally occurring caffeine sourced from all-natural green tea, guarana, and yerba mate MarketWire

ITERA International Group of Companies Executive Places on Top Businessmen List
The Russian Public Opinion Research Center has conducted a new poll, surveying the nation's top managers and compiling a list of the most accomplished businessman from the past year. The final list includes several of Russia's business luminaries -- including one executive from ITERA International Group of Companies MarketWire

Tyco's Trusted Sensormatic Brand Remains Retailers' Loss Prevention Mainstay for Quality, Service and Innovation
Tyco Retail Solutions (, a leading global provider of retail performance and security solutions, affirms today its Sensormatic brand technology and innovative loss prevention solutions continue to deliver the robust, proven protection world class retailers trust to maximize profits and enhance the shopper experience MarketWire

SOA Software Honored as One of the Most Innovative Companies of 2012
SOA Software, a leading provider of Enterprise API Management and SOA Governance solutions, has been honored as one of the most innovative companies of 2012. SOA Software was recognized for innovation for its Enterprise API Platform, the highest performing, most comprehensive solution for managing application programming interfaces (APIs) MarketWire

Metso to supply two power boilers for Indonesian PT Cikarang Listrindo for fulfilling local electricity needs
Metso Corporation's press release onNovember 20, 2012 at 11 a.m. local time MarketWire

ADVA Optical Networking Makes Strategic Investment in Saguna Networks
ADVA OpticalNetworking SE /ADVA Optical Networking Makes Strategic Investment in Saguna Networks.Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. MarketWire

Tender Results - Zhaikmunai LLP's Outstanding Bond

OCI Announces Start of Construction Work on IFCo

Medpace, Inc. Acquires MediTech Strategic Consultants B.V., a European-Based Contract Research Organization (CRO) Specializing in Medical Device
Medpace, a privately held, global, full-service contract research organization (CRO) announced that it has acquired MediTech Strategic Consultants B.V. (MediTech), a European CRO dedicated to medical device clinical trials and services related to development and commercialization of medical devices. MarketWire

Fairmont Heliopolis & Towers Cairo Hotel Awarded the Certificate of Excellence From TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor®, the world's largest travel website, recently awarded Fairmont Heliopolis & Towers Cairo hotel the 2012 Certificate of Excellence for maintaining exceptional traveler ratings over the past year. MarketWire

Altergy and Hy9 Announce a Collaboration to Develop an Integrated Methanol Reformer With Altergy Systems Fuel Cells
Hy9 (, the leading provider of point-of-use, high purity hydrogen generation platforms for fuel cells, today announced their collaboration and partnership to develop and market an integrated fuel processor for use in Altergy's Freedom Power™ fuel cell systems MarketWire

Prudential Georgia Realty Launches New Website
Prudential Georgia Realty, the leading residential real estate provider for the Greater Metro Atlanta area, announces the launch of its new website ( MarketWire

Radical.FM Launches World's Most Comprehensive Music Delivery Service
Radical.FM, the brainchild of internet radio pioneer Thomas McAlevey, today announced the Swedish launch of the most comprehensive music delivery service in the world. Radical.FM combines a full-featured personal broadcasting service (TALK and RadCasting™) with curated radio (like Pandora), on-demand playlists (like Spotify) and a powerful distribution channel for indie artists MarketWire

CorraTech Gives Last-Minute Tips to eRetailers Ahead of Cyber Monday
In an effort to alleviate the stress that online retailers face during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, CorraTech, a leading provider of eCommerce and multi-channel commerce solutions, announced today three last-minute tips to internet retailers to prepare their businesses for high volumes of website traffic MarketWire

Security First International Holdings, Inc. (Pinksheets: SCFR.PK) Approved as American Express Affiliate Partner, Launches M-Cash(TM) "No-Cash" Prepaid Card Funding Solution 'For Everyone'
Security First International Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SCFR), a leading provider of mobile financial products and services for consumers, is targeting the well-positioned American Express Prepaid consumer market as M-Cash™ moves to stake a claim in the growing industry of reloadable prepaid card funding providers. MarketWire

Sarepta Therapeutics to Present Company Overview at the 2012 24th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference
Sarepta Therapeutics (NASDAQ: SRPT), a developer of innovative RNA-based therapeutics, announced today that it is scheduled to present at the 2012 24th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference in New York, NY on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Chris Garabedian, Sarepta's President and CEO, will be the presenter. MarketWire

Silver Falcon Mining, Inc. (SFMI) Provides Update on Closed Circuit Leaching Plant
Silver Falcon Mining, Inc. (OTCBB: SFMI) provides an update on the regulatory approval process on the Company's closed circuit leaching plant. MarketWire

The New Ireland Fund - Quarterly Portfolio Update As of October 31, 2012
The New Ireland Fund, Inc. (NYSE: IRL), a closed-end diversified investment company, seeks long-term capital appreciation through investment of at least 80% of its assets in a portfolio of Irish securities. The Fund is designed for U.S. and other investors who wish to participate in the Irish securities markets. MarketWire

Synergetics USA Announces Conference Call to Review First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2013 Results
Synergetics USA, Inc. (NASDAQ: SURG) announced today that it will host a conference call the morning of Tuesday, December 11, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. Eastern time to review the Company's results for the fiscal first quarter ended October 31, 2012. A news release announcing the first quarter's results will be issued on Monday, December 10, 2012, after market close. MarketWire

PNI Digital Media Corporate Update
PNI Digital Media (TSX: PN)(OTCBB: PNDMF) ("PNI" or the "Company"), provided the following corporate update: MarketWire

Novartis receives FDA approval for Flucelvax®, the first cell-culture vaccine in US to help protect against seasonal influenza
Novartis International AG /Novartis receives FDA approval for Flucelvax®, the first cell-culture vaccine in US to help protect against seasonal influenza . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Endurance Welcomes Lynn Parks-Carter to Head Western Region Excess Casualty Insurance Unit
  PEMBROKE, Bermuda - November 20, 2012 - Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:ENH), a Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, today announced that it has hired Lynn Parks-Carter as Senior Vice President to head its Western Region Excess Casualty insurance unit, based in Los Angeles GlobeNewswire

MOOG® Steering and Suspension Brand Extends NASCAR® Sprint Cup Title Streak to 47 Years
Brad Keselowski Becomes 20th Different Driver Since 1966 to Win Championship with MOOG Components GlobeNewswire

ETC Simulation Contracted by Netherlands Ministry of Defense to Deliver ADMS Training System for Royal Netherlands Air Force

Statkraft AS: Successful issue of Eurobond
Statkraft AS has today successfully issued a EUR 700 million bond with a maturity of 10 years. The issuance was made under the company's existing EMTN programme. Key details: Size: EUR 700 million Maturity date: 28 November 2022 Coupon: 2.5% Listing: London Stock ExchangeThe proceeds from the issue will be used for general corporate purposes GlobeNewswire

Elanders AB : Elanders makes changes in Group Management
Jonas Brännerud, MD for Elanders' Swedish operations, is leaving his position at Elanders for personal reasons. As of today President and CEO Magnus Nilsson will take over Jonas Brännerud's responsibilities. After this change Elanders Group Management consists of the following people: GlobeNewswire

STMicroelectronics Extends Performance Lead in Semiconductors for Smarter Embedded Electronics
Lead customers in energy, medical technology and wireless markets sample industry's new highest-performing ARM® Cortex(TM)-M microcontrollers GlobeNewswire

Castellum invests SEKm 435
Castellum AB (publ) has through the wholly owned subsidiary Aspholmen Fastigheter AB started an extension and reconstruction of a property of 10,020 sq.m. in central Uppsala. The investment is calculated to SEKm 190 and includes a reconstruction of 5,500 sq.m. and an extension of 3,700 sq.m. into modern office premises GlobeNewswire

Basware delivers additional e-invoicing services to leading Finnish infrastructure and construction service company
Basware Corporation, stock exchange release, November 20, 2012 at 13:30Basware delivers additional e-invoicing services to leading Finnish infrastructure and construction service companyBasware expands its cooperation with a leading Finnish infrastructure and construction service company, delivering additional e-invoicing and activation services to the customer GlobeNewswire

RURIC: Ruric makes public collateral valuation of advisors Alfa-Bank
PRESS RELEASE / November 20, 2012 GlobeNewswire

Odfjell SE : Contemplating new bond issues
Odfjell SE is contemplating the issuance of new 3 year and 6 year unsecured bonds in the Norwegian bond market.Net proceeds from the contemplated bond issues will be used for general corporate purposes. GlobeNewswire

SEB: Nordic Outlook: A divergent world economy in great need of support and political resolve
The global economic crisis refuses to go away. The slowdown in Europe has gained strength since summer, with increased risks of global contagion. The desired "recovery dynamic" is being delayed because of continued private and public sector debt consolidation in the Western world GlobeNewswire

Statkraft AS intends to issue Eurobonds
Statkraft AS announces its intention to issue a Euro denominated bond of benchmark size with a maturity of 10 years under its EMTN programme. The proceeds will be used for general corporate purposes. The final size of the issue, coupon and maturity will be decided through the bookbuilding process GlobeNewswire

Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting of Nordic Mines AB (publ)
The English text is an unofficial translation of the Swedish original and in case of any discrepancies between theSwedish text and the English translation, the Swedish text shall prevail. This is not a legal document. GlobeNewswire

Nordic Mines announces action plan
Press release November 20, 2012 GlobeNewswire

The book in SpareBank 1 SR-Bank ASA's 10NC5 Tier 2 is closed.Orders of NOK 825 millions, further order is not possible. The nominal of the bond will be NOK 825 millions. Initial accrual date is 3 December 2012 with a coupon of 3 month nibor + 275 bp. GlobeNewswire

Statoil and Wintershall sign major strategic gas supply agreement
Statoil ASA (OSE: STL, NYSE: STO): Statoil and Wintershall have entered into a 10-year gas sales agreement for the delivery of a total of 45 billion cubic meters (bcm) to the German and other North-West European markets. GlobeNewswire

Heijmans to construct the Central Axis North 2 near Dokkum
The Province of Friesland has awarded Heijmans the contract to construct the Central Axis North 2 Project. The project involves a 7 kilometre stretch between Dokkum and Feanwâlden/De Westereen, in northeast Friesland. The contract is worth around € 22 million. GlobeNewswire

Vontobel Group withdraws its proposal to restructure BB Biotech AG into an unlisted investment fund
BB BIOTECH AG /Vontobel Group withdraws its proposal to restructure BB Biotech AG into an unlisted investment fund . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

ING to sell Thai Investment Management unit to UOB
ING announced today that it has reached agreement to sell its investment management business in Thailand to UOB Asset Management Ltd (UOBAM). GlobeNewswire

Disclosure under Chapter 2, Section 10 of the Securities Market Act
Vacon Plc, Stock Exchange Release, 20 November, 2012 at 9.30 am (EET) GlobeNewswire

BW Offshore: Papa Terra project update
The EPC conversion project FPSO P-63 (Papa Terra) has today left the COSCO Dalian yard in China for its voyage to Brazil with a planned short stop-over in Singapore for refueling. Estimated arrival in Brazil is in February 2013, where the final integration of the remaining six modules will take place in QUIP's Rio Grande yard GlobeNewswire

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