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Kingfisher Airlines cancels about 20 flights on employee unrest
Kingfisher staff demands payment of outstanding salaries by October 5, 2012 Andhra News

PropThink: Phase I/II Data On New Candidate Supports Higher Valuation For ARIA
By David MoskowitzWith Wall Street Analyst price targets on Ariad Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ARIA) averaging $24.75 through this morning, new data for an early-stage pipeline candidate is causing price targets to rise. At least 3 analysts have raised their price objective for shares of ARIA this morning, and most are calling for the stock to trade into the $30 range, sending the shares higher ACN Newswire

PropThink: Peregrine Shares Continue to Bleed, Sticking Around Could Hurt Worse
By David MoskowitzPeregrine Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PPHM) opened down in early trading, as investors are still getting over the shock of the favorable clinical trial results for bavituximab reported last month being erroneous. (see our prior story here) ACN Newswire

More Than 50 CSR Experts Head to Bangkok for the Asian Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility
In celebration of its second decade, the Asian Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility (AFCSR) will be held at the Shangri-La Hotel in Bangkok on October 25 and 26, 2012. The program opens with H.E ACN Newswire

PropThink: Sickle Cell Drug Finding New Opportunity at ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals
With Orphan Drug status and a largely-unmet medical need for its primary indication, ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals (AMEX:ANX) expects its lead candidate, ANX-188, to be the company's most important asset in the next few years. CEO Brian Culley believes the development-stage drug has the potential to reach a large segment of the Sickle Cell population in the U.S ACN Newswire

The Dominican Republic held consultations with Australia in its dispute before the World Trade Organization (WTO) regarding Australia's measures mandating the plain packaging of tobacco products
Press ReleaseThe Dominican Republic held consultations with Australia in its dispute before the World Trade Organization (WTO) regarding Australia's measures mandating the plain packaging of tobacco productsGeneva, October 1 2012 - The Dominican Republic has held consultations with Australia in its dispute regarding Australia's measures mandating the plain packaging of tobacco products ACN Newswire

Indonesia vs Churchill Mining: Churchill Mining Operation is Illegal
Britain's Churchill Mining is a company legally incorporated in the United Kingdom and listed on the London Stock Exchange Alternative Investment Market (AIM). Churchill's investment in Indonesia is carried out through PT Indonesia Coal Development (ICD), the shares of which are owned by Churchill Mining, Plc (95%) and Planet Mining, Plc (5%) ACN Newswire

CEATEC 2012: Sony Booth Overview
Sony Corporation ("Sony") announced today that it will showcase new product line-ups at "CEATEC JAPAN 2012" (October 2-6), to be held at Makuhari Messe International Convention Complex in Chiba City ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Public Cloud Service Wins Green IT Award
Fujitsu today announced that, as part of the Green IT Awards 2012 presented by Japan's Green IT Promotion Council, it has received the Commerce and Information Policy Bureau Director-General Award in the category of "Savings in Society's Energy Consumption by IT" for its public cloud service, Fujitsu Global Cloud Platform/S5 (FGCP/S5) ACN Newswire

Panasonic Asia Pacific Honoured with President's Award for the Environment
Panasonic Asia Pacific has been awarded the President's Award for the Environment, the highest accolade in Singapore for significant contributions to Singapore's efforts in achieving environmental sustainability ACN Newswire

SDK Develops Printable Conductive Inks for Electronics
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) has developed printable silver nanowire ink for the manufacture of electronic devices jointly with Professor Katsuaki Suganuma of Osaka University. When the ink is used in combination with Photonic Curing(TM) process technology, highly stable, transparent conductive patterns can be formed on flexible films ACN Newswire

Toyota Begins Testing Optimized Urban Transport System
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC), in cooperation with the Toyota City municipal government, transportation companies and others(1), began tests here today of an optimized urban transportation system called "Ha:mo"(2). The system will select optimal means of transport for users based on the operational status of public transport systems and traffic conditions ACN Newswire

Tactara Announces Acquisition of AdRevolution
Tactara, LLC ("Tactara"), a leading provider of infrastructure and reputation management services for email publishers, announced today the acquisition of AdRevolution Operations, LLC ("AdRevolution"), a pioneer in email personalization and targeting technologies MarketWire

Fortune Pai Gow Poker Jackpot Hit at Red Hawk Casino for $199,566
A lucky Rewards Club member from Elk Grove, Calif., had been playing Fortune Pai Gow Poker for only a short time on Sunday, Sept. 30 when he was dealt a seven card straight flush for a $199,566 payout, or 100% of the progressive jackpot. MarketWire

LSF Interactive Merges With Geary Interactive to Create GearyLSF
As a leader in the competitive Internet marketing industry around California, LSF Network Inc. was already thriving with a broad base of clients and success stories. A recent merger with Geary Group Inc., a leading digital marketing company in the San Diego area, has only expanded the possibilities for the global marketplace MarketWire

Wearitable Kick Starts National and Local Non-Profit Status, Gains Fort Collins Sales Tax License
Local non-profit organization, Wearitable, is kick starting their 501(c)3 status and the debut of its online store by receiving legal advice and a Fort Collins sales tax license. Wearitable sells customized clothing and 100% of the profits go to benefit a non-profit organization of the buyer's choice MarketWire

Summit Cabinet Coatings Completes Major Locker Room Renovation for Fort Collins Club, Refacing Cabinets in Timely Manner
Summit Cabinet Coatings of Fort Collins, Colorado just completed a major, commercial renovation on the Fort Collins Club that involved remodeling and refacing cabinets in the locker rooms. Although Summit Cabinet Coatings specializes in home kitchen remodel projects, the company is also available for commercial ventures, such as apartment complexes and hotels. MarketWire

Celebrate National Apple Month With Tree Top
Did you know October is National Apple Month? While apples are a part of many people's daily lives, they may not know much about the ever-famous fruit. MarketWire

Qualys Announces Full Exercise of Underwriters' Over-Allotment Option
Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance solutions, today announced that the underwriters of its initial public offering exercised in full their option to purchase an additional 1,136,250 shares of common stock from Qualys to cover over-allotments MarketWire

Network Global Logistics Hires Industry Veteran as Senior Vice President for Sales and Marketing
Network Global Logistics (NGL), a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services, announced today that it has hired supply chain and business development veteran Paul Gettings as the company's new Senior Vice President for Sales and Marketing. MarketWire

The World of Art Showcase's Roster of Legendary Artists Diversifies With Daniel E. Greene, a Multiple Award-Winning Oil and Pastel Master Who Will Exhibit More Than 30 of His Works at The Wynn Las Vegas December 20-22
Adding more prestigious, globally-acclaimed artists to its roster of exhibitors by the week, the World of Art Showcase (www.worldofartshowcase.com) is proud to feature Daniel E. Greene (http://www.danielgreeneartist MarketWire

American Web Loan Salutes Otoe-Missouria Chairman John Shotton on Being Awarded the Prestigious National "Native American 40 Under 40" Award From the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development
American Web Loan (www.americanwebloan.com) salutes Otoe-Missouria Tribal Chairman John Shotton for having been named among the 2012 recipients of the prestigious national "Native American 40 Under 40" award presented by the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development. MarketWire

ArchPoint Partners Founder and Managing Director, Rob Louv, to Speak on M&A Panel at Intel Capital Global Summit 2012
ArchPoint Partners, an independent investment banking firm providing financial advisory services to growth companies in the technology and media sectors, today announced that Managing Director Rob Louv will be speaking on a panel discussion at the Intel Capital Global Summit to be held October 1-3 at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and Spa in Huntington Beach, California. MarketWire

Excel Secures Banks' Agreement to the Extension of Its Equity Raising Commitment and the Waiver of Certain Covenants
Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd. (NYSE: EXM) ("Excel") announced today that it has agreed with its lenders under its $1.4bn syndicated credit facility to effectively extend, subject to certain conditions, its equity raising commitment through December 31, 2012 and waived certain covenants. MarketWire

Global Clean Energy, Inc. Continues Its Algae Development Projects
Global Clean Energy, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GCEI) continues to develop its plan to provide the most efficient feedstocks for biomass fuel production. The company has begun to provide for production of Jatropha and switch grass in rural America. The third most efficient feedstock for conversion into biofuel is algae MarketWire

Aurora's Skate(R) SUAS Embeds With Massachusetts SWAT Team
Aurora Flight Sciences recently signed an agreement with the Boston area Metropolitan Law Enforcement Council (MetroLEC) to establish a program to evaluate Aurora's Skate® Small Unmanned Aerial System (SUAS) by their Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) operations. MarketWire

Apollo Investment Corporation Prices Public Offering of $150 Million 6.625% Senior Unsecured Notes Due 2042
Apollo Investment Corporation (NASDAQ: AINV) or the "Company," "Apollo Investment," "we," or "our" today announced today that it has priced an underwritten public offering of $150 million in aggregate principal amount of 6.625% senior unsecured notes due 2042 MarketWire

Swinerton Builders and WRT Unite Community Through New Townsend Street Parklet
In a collaborative display of their commitment to the local community, Swinerton Builders San Francisco and Wallace Roberts & Todd (WRT) recently partnered to transform metered parking spaces in front of D'Urso Café Italian Delicatessen into the Townsend Street Parklet MarketWire

West Increases Quarterly Dividend to $0.19
West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved an increase of one cent per share in the Company's quarterly cash dividend, to $0.19 per share, beginning in the fourth quarter of 2012. The increase is the nineteenth consecutive annual increase in the Company's quarterly dividend MarketWire

The Graham Group Acquires Controlling Interest in American Kuhne
The Graham Group, York, PA, announced today that it has acquired controlling interest in American Kuhne (A-K,) the Ashaway, RI-based, manufacturer of extruders, screws, and integrated extrusion systems. The controlling interest was acquired from The Kuhne Group of Sankt Augustin, Germany, which is owned by Peter Kuhne MarketWire

Juniper Networks Endorses Riverbed as Its Provider of Choice for WAN Optimization
Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), the industry leader in network innovation, and Riverbed Technology (NASDAQ: RVBD), the performance company, today announced that Juniper has endorsed Riverbed® as Juniper's provider of choice for wide area network (WAN) optimization solutions MarketWire

FNB Bancorp Declares Fourth Quarter Dividend 2012
FNB Bancorp (OTCBB: FNBG), the holding company for First National Bank of Northern California, announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of seven cents per share on the Company's Common Stock totaling approximately $246,251.60. The dividend is payable on November 16, 2012 to shareholders of record as of October 31, 2012. MarketWire

SFL - Announces Public Offering
Ship Finance International Limited ("ShipFinance" or the "Company") (NYSE: SFL)today announced an underwritten public offering of 6,000,000 common shares.Thecommon shares are being offered pursuant to the Company's effective shelfregistration statement MarketWire

Canyon West Golf, Related Property Sell at Auction for $4,798,000
Canyon West Golf Club and the adjacent land known as Mickle's Valley View Ranch sold for $4,798,000 Thursday, when a capacity crowd gathered for an auction of the properties. MarketWire

MRV Reminds Investors of Its Upcoming Annual Meeting of Stockholders
MRV Communications, Inc. (OTCQB: MRVC) ("MRV" or the "Company"), a leading provider of optical communications network infrastructure equipment and integration and managed services, today announced that it was reminding investors of its upcoming annual meeting of stockholders taking place on October 11, 2012 MarketWire

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces the Results of 2012 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders
Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig") (NASDAQ: ORIG), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, today announced the results of its 2012 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (the 'Meeting'). MarketWire

DryShips Inc. Announces the Results of 2012 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders
DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS), or the Company, a global provider of marine transportation services for drybulk and petroleum cargoes, and through its majority owned subsidiary, Ocean Rig UDW Inc., or Ocean Rig, of off-shore deepwater drilling services, today announced the results of its 2012 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (the 'Meeting'). MarketWire

Bullworthy, LLC Initiates Coverage on Oriens Travel & Hotel Management Corp (PINKSHEETS: OTHM) With Detailed Equity Research Report and $0.10 Price Target
Bullworthy, LLC, an emerging independent equity research firm specializing in high-quality analyst coverage on micro and small-cap stocks, has initiated coverage on Oriens Travel & Hotel Management Corp (PINKSHEETS: OTHM) with a BUY rating and a five-year price target range of $0.10-$1.26. MarketWire

Verisign to Report Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results
VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world, today announced that its earnings call for the third quarter of 2012 will take place on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, at 4:30 p.m. (EDT). MarketWire

Koppers Holdings Inc. Schedules Third Quarter 2012 Conference Call
Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE: KOP) intends to release its third quarter 2012 financial results before the opening of the markets on Thursday, November 8, 2012, and discuss its results on a conference call later that day at 11:00 a.m. EST. MarketWire

TaxACT(R) Launches Solutions for 2012 Tax Planning and Preparation
TaxACT 2012 tax preparation solutions are now available for free use at taxact.com. Preview versions of TaxACT are launched in October to help taxpayers calculate federal and state taxes, uncover potential year-end tax savings opportunities and get organized. MarketWire

Dearborn Animal Shelter Hosts Elegant Black Tie & Tails Fundraiser Dinner
The Friends For the Dearborn Animal Shelter announces that it will be going "paws-itively presidential" at the 12th annual Black Tie & Tails dinner and auction event on Friday, October 26 from 7pm until midnight at the historic Dearborn Inn MarketWire

American Realty Advisors Announces the Acquisition of Newly-Built Luxury High-Rise in Dynamic Chicago Submarket
American Realty Advisors, a leading provider of real estate investment management services for institutional investors, announced today the acquisition of 1401 South State Street, a 278-unit Class A high-rise apartment building in the heart of Chicago's dynamic South Loop submarket. The project was acquired as a joint venture formed with The Marquette Companies and Hunt Companies, Inc. MarketWire

Kimmel Rooftop Garden, Atlantic City's Revel Join 11th Annual LIGHTS FOR THE CURE(TM) Campaign in Honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
LIGHTS FOR THE CURE™, a joint effort of CBS 3 and the Philadelphia affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, will once again join local businesses and landmarks to turn the area skyline pink during October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, as a reminder to stay vigilant in the fight against breast cancer. MarketWire

Erica From Jammin 101.5 FM Celebrates Denver Beer Week With a FREE BEER for All at 16Mix at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel
On Friday, October 5, 16Mix Cocktail Lounge at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel kicks off Denver Beer Week with Erica from Jammin 101.5 who invites fans to join her at a Two Tap Takeover featuring new releases from O'Dell Brewing Company and new Belgium Brewing Company. Listeners who join the Jammin 101 MarketWire

Unity Technologies and IGT Form Multi-year Strategic Partnership
Unity Technologies, provider of the Unity multi-platform engine and development tools, announced a multi-year strategic partnership with IGT. IGT will showcase games created in Unity at IGT's booth (#2241 and #2637) at G2E in Las Vegas from October 1-4. Unity Technologies will also demonstrate their industry leading development technology at Unity's booth (#1327). MarketWire

Glimpse: the Social Discovery Conference Announces Speakers for Glimpse NYC
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Marina And The Diamonds Add New Dates to Smash "Lonely Hearts Club" Headline Tour; North American Dates Kick Off December 3rd in Toronto; UK Pop Sensation to Join Kathie Lee & Hoda on NBC'S Today, Set for Wednesday, December 5th; "How to Be a Heartbreaker" Revealed as New Single From Acclaimed S
Elektra recording artist Marina And The Diamonds has revealed a new series of North American dates on her ongoing "Lonely Hearts Club" headline tour. Powered by SOL REPUBLIC, the trek -- which celebrates her critically acclaimed second album, "ELECTRA HEART" -- gets underway December 3rd at Toronto's Phoenix Concert Theatre and then continues through mid-December MarketWire

MagForce to Radically Enforce Market Set Up Strategy With New Management Team
MagForce AG / MagForce to radically enforcemarket set up strategy with new management team. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. MarketWire

BioNitrogen Acquires Patents for Urea Production
BioNitrogen Plant FL I, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BioNitrogen Corporation (PINKSHEETS: BION), announced today the acquisition of 4A Technologies, LLC, which owns the patent pending technologies for the conversion of biomass into urea fertilizer. The acquisition strengthens BioNitrogen's capabilities to build environmentally-friendly plants that convert biomass into urea fertilizer MarketWire

UPDATE: Over $1 Million in Equity Pledged on IPO Village for First Ever Equity-Based Crowdfunded IPO
IPO Village, the first of its kind crowdfunding platform to host initial public offerings, announced today that they have received over $1 million in pledges for their first crowdfunded IPO set to go live in the coming weeks MarketWire

Franklin Wireless Launches New X720 Express Card for Verizon Wireless Network
Franklin Wireless Corp. (OTCBB: FKWL), the market leader in dual-mode modems for 3G and 4G wireless broadband data communications, today announced that its new X720 Express Card is certified and available for use with the Verizon Wireless network MarketWire

Intelleflex to Address Food Quality and Safety at CSCMP 2012 Conference
Intelleflex, a leading provider of on-demand data visibility solutions, today announced that CEO Peter Mehring will join a prestigious panel of academic and industry leaders addressing food quality and safety at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals' CSCMP 2012 Conference. The supply chain industry's premier conference takes place in Atlanta from September 30-October 3, 2012. MarketWire

AssetWorks Launches AMP, a Comprehensive Software Solution for Property Risk Management
AssetWorks Inc., a leading provider of software solutions to asset- and infrastructure-intensive businesses, today announced the launch of AMP, a software solution for property risk management. AMP which stands for Asset Management Platform offers organizations and risk pools a convenient, efficient, and secure method for managing property data and insurable values. MarketWire

Roosevelt Middle School to Add Variety to Music Program With Grant From Barona Band of Mission Indians
While schools statewide are scaling back arts programs because of decreased budgets, San Diego Unified's Roosevelt Middle School has received a financial boost that will allow its music program to expand. MarketWire

ScholarShare Announces 40 Winners in Think Big! Save for College! Summer Reading Promotion
ScholarShare, California's 529 college savings plan, today announced the 40 winners of its Think Big! Save for College! Summer Reading Program promotion. The parents or guardians of each selected winner will receive $529 to invest in a ScholarShare account. MarketWire

MagForce Publishes Half-Year Report
MagForce AG /MagForce publishes half-year report.Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE. MarketWire

Update on NGR-hTNF Presented at ESMO Congress 2012
MolMed S.p.A. (MILAN: MLM) presented, at the 37th ESMO Congress, three studies on its investigational biological drug NGR-hTNF, including updated results in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients and two retrospective analyses evaluating potential predictors of outcome in patients enrolled in Phase I and Phase II trials. MarketWire

Autumn Beauty & Makeup Trends: Skincare-News.com Presents the Top 10 Makeup Shades and Products for Fall
The change in seasons is a perfect excuse to revive and refresh a dull makeup routine. Women can draw inspiration from the bold colors of fall, with its vibrant leaves and fiery sunsets, to create a new makeup palette for both day and night. The latest article by Skincare-News MarketWire

Melissa Data Launches Native Data Quality Tools for Oracle
Oracle OpenWorld (Booth #629) - Melissa Data, a leading provider of contact data quality and direct marketing solutions, today announced integrated data quality tools for Oracle -- a significant advance for database administrators (DBAs) building data quality rules in procedural language SQL (PL/SQL) MarketWire

Zachry-Odebrecht Awarded TxDOT's Grand Parkway
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) approved the award of the State Highway 99 Grand Parkway project segments F1, F2 and G, to Zachry-Odebrecht Parkway Builders. These segments total approximately 37 miles in length running through Harris and Montgomery Counties. The project consists of more than 50 bridges, frontage roads and associated drainage, as well as utility infrastructure MarketWire

IMI Global CEO John Saunders to Present at LD MICRO Conference
Integrated Management Information, Inc. (d.b.a. IMI Global) (OTCQB: WFCF), a leading provider of verification and Internet solutions for the agricultural/livestock industry under the Where Food Comes From® brand, today announced that chairman and CEO John Saunders will present at the LD MICRO Summit on Thursday, October 4, 2012, at 12:30 p.m. Pacific Time (3:30 p.m. Eastern) MarketWire

Bruno Mars to Host and Perform on Saturday Night Live October 20th; Grammy Winner to Unveil New Single "Locked Out Of Heaven" Tonight via YouTube Live Stream With Google+ Hangout at 7PM ET/4PM PT via YOUTUBE.COM/BRUNOMARS; "Locked Out Of Heaven" Will Be Available at All DSPs Beginning Tomorrow, Octo
Atlantic recording artist Bruno Mars will host and perform on Saturday Night Live October 20th. This appearance will mark the Grammy winner's return to TV and the debut performance of his new single "Locked Out Of Heaven MarketWire

CNRFID and NRFLab Collaborate to Offer Electronic Product Code (EPC) Compliant UHF RFID Tag Tests
The French National RFID Centre (CNRFID), the national organization dedicated to RFID solutions deployment, and NRFLab, a company specialized in testing active and passive RF components, today announced their collaboration and ability to offer neutral testing of ultra-high frequency (UHF) radio frequency identification (RFID) tags and early comparisons of different EPC tag-compliant options. MarketWire

Cornerstone, Kenexa, Monster, SHL, SuccessFactors, Workday Among Scores of Vendors Making New Product Announcements at HR Technology(R) Conference & Expo
Human Resource Executive® magazine, the premier publication focused on strategic issues in HR, today revealed the 53 exhibitors that will be making new product announcements at the 15th Annual HR Technology® Conference & Exposition. MarketWire

Software Toolbox Releases Updated Application for Integrated Industrial Automation Reporting
Software Toolbox, a leading supplier of industrial automation software, today released Dream Report Version 4.5, the latest upgrade to its real-time reporting solution for industrial automation featuring a variety of new features and enhancements. MarketWire

Cupcake Vineyards Launches 'Share Deliciously' Contest
From heavenly angel food to sinful red velvet cake, delectable desserts have served up inspiration for scrumptious wines from Cupcake Vineyards MarketWire

Global Capacity Announces Management Changes Co-Founder and CEO Patrick Shutt Transitions to Vice Chairman of the Board
Global Capacity, the world's leading telecommunications information and logistics company, announces that Co-Founder and CEO Patrick Shutt will transition to a new role as Vice Chairman of the Board, and COO Jack Lodge has been promoted to President. Both changes are effective October 1, 2012. MarketWire

New York Males Look to Cure Dark Circles, Syringe Style Serum Promises Cure
SkinPro, makers of Elite Serum, believes that in a world of celebrity endorsed products, diet fads, and more wrinkle creams than we can count, it's evident now more than ever, that consumers really are interested in taking care of themselves to improve their appearance, making them feel fresh, rejuvenated and younger. MarketWire

IP Litigation Partner Laura Chapman Joins Sheppard Mullin
Laura L. Chapman has joined Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP as a partner in the firm's Intellectual Property practice group, based in the firm's San Francisco office. Chapman joins from Foley & Lardner. MarketWire

Decision in Administrative Proceeding Regarding Urigen's Stock
Urigen Pharmaceuticals, Inc MarketWire

Pivothead Introduces Air Pivothead WiFi Accessory to Easily Send Photos and Full 1080p HD Videos From Pivothead Sunglasses to iOS and Android Devices
Pivothead (www.pivothead.com), makers of the world's only 1080p High Definition Hands Free (HDHF™) video recording sunglasses for seamlessly chronicling life's everyday adventures, today announced the market-wide availability of Air Pivothead™, a portable wireless drive/router specifically created to simplify and enrich the overall Pivothead user experience MarketWire

eegee's Third Annual Drink Pink Campaign Benefits The University of Arizona Cancer Center
Tucson-based restaurant chain eegee's announces the beneficiary of the third annual drink pink campaign to be The University of Arizona Cancer Center and the Better Than Ever program. MarketWire

International Ultraviolet Association Co-Sponsors NASA Space Science Day for STEM Students and Educators
The International Ultraviolet Association (IUVA) is partnering with NASA Johnson Space Center's Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science (ARES) Educational group for a Space Science Day. The event is free with advanced registration required. Teachers may register online and download sign up sheets for classes. Students may also register online MarketWire

Coast National Bank Selling Morro Bay Branch Office and Related Deposits to Heritage Oaks Bank
San Luis Obispo-based Coast National Bank, the wholly owned subsidiary of Coast Bancorp (OTCQB: CTBP), today announced that it entered into a definitive agreement for the sale of Coast National Bank's Morro Bay branch location to Heritage Oaks Bank MarketWire

NCBA Launches "The Fix" Public Awareness Campaign to Highlight Benefits of Co-Ops
A new public awareness campaign is highlighting how cooperatives are "The Fix" to many of the tough problems affecting the US, including job creation, worker empowerment, affordable housing and healthy food access. The campaign, developed by the National Cooperative Business Association and Cabot Creamery, will also reward consumers who learn about and utilize the nation's 29,000 cooperatives. MarketWire

Turn Up the Fun on Tuesdays With Barona Resort & Casino's $300,000 Lottery in October
Barona Resort & Casino is turning Tuesdays into the best night of the workweek with its $300,000 Barona Lottery. Make your picks and take a shot at the jackpot, which starts at $20,000, every Tuesday in October. MarketWire

Pizza Patron(R) to Launch PESOS POR ST. JUDE(TM) in October
Pizza Patrón announced today that it will continue its tradition of raising funds in all its stores nationwide for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital during the entire month of October. Each year Pizza Patrón conducts the 'Compre una Calabaza de Esperanza' or 'Pin Up a Pumpkin' campaign to raise funds for the well-known pediatric treatment and research facility in Memphis, Tennessee MarketWire

It's Snowing in Downtown LA -- Ski Dazzle(R) Is Back!
Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow! Celebrating its 49th year, Ski Dazzle - The Los Angeles Ski Show & Snowboard Expo® is coming to LA for four days only (November 15 - 18, 2012), located at the Los Angeles Convention Center - South Hall (1201 South Figueroa Street). MarketWire

MindTouch Announces a Salesforce.com(R) Partnership: Enterprise Grade Knowledge Now Available in AppExchange(R)
MindTouch, the company that is reinventing product help with web, social and mobile innovations, today announces a partnership with Salesforce.com and the AppExchange certification of a new MindTouch CRM Connector that makes available, for the first time, enterprise grade knowledge for Salesforce CRM and Salesforce Service Cloud MarketWire

HorizonSat Taps ASC Signal for Antennas to Support New Teleport, Expanding Its Access to Satellites Over Europe and the Middle East
ASC Signal Corporation has been awarded a contract by HorizonSat Teleports GmbH, a subsidiary of HorizonSat. HorizonSat is a major provider of satellite services located in the United Arab Emirates, and ASC Signal will provide them with a seven antenna, turnkey, teleport solution MarketWire

Playsino Acquires Popover Games and Foghorn Games, Including Popover Poker and Bingo Around the World
Playsino (http://www.playsino.com), one of the world's fastest-growing social casino games companies, announced today that it has acquired Popover Games, including the cross-platform Popover Poker, a number of other social casino games and most of Popover's employees. It has also acquired Foghorn Games, a joint-developer of Popover's social casino game Bingo Around the World. MarketWire

North Bay Resources Inc. (NBRI): EB-5 Funding Update
North Bay Resources Inc. (OTCQB: NBRI) ("North Bay" or the "Company") is pleased to report that the federal EB-5 Pilot Program, the funding vehicle the Company is utilizing for the Ruby Gold Project, was formally extended for another three years on Friday, September 28, 2012, when President Obama signed into law S MarketWire

SVP Worldwide Launches TruEmbroidery(TM) Software, the Sewing Industry's First Personal, Complete Embroidery Software Designed for Mac(R) Computers
SVP Worldwide, the world's largest consumer sewing company, has announced the creation of a new embroidery software brand, TruEmbroidery™, dedicated to providing personal embroidery products exclusively for Mac® computers and compatible with most embroidery machines MarketWire

Capture and Removal Cleaning for a Better Work Environment
When you own a company or manage a commercial facility, it is important that it always looks its best. This is not only because it portrays a professional image to your clients, you also want to provide a healthy work environment for your staff MarketWire

Bradford Networks Network Sentry 6.0 Wins 'Best Buy' in SC Magazine Group Test
Bradford Networks, the best choice to enable secure network access for corporate issued and personal mobile devices, today announced that its newly released Network Sentry 6.0 was rated as SC Magazine's 'Best Buy' in the Identity Management, Network Access Control (NAC) and DLP Group Test MarketWire

American Community Development Group Inc. Announces Obtaining New Line of Credit Exclusively for Acquisitions
American Community Development Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ACYD) MarketWire

GearWrench Introduces First of Its Kind 120XP Ratchet With 120 Positions and Three-Degree Swing Arc
GearWrench®, a premier hand tool brand from Apex Tool Group, known for tools that deliver speed, strength and access, today announced the launch of the 120XP™ Ratchet. The new hand tool is the only ratchet that features 120 positions for every full rotation, allowing it to turn fasteners with a swing arc of as little as three degrees. MarketWire

Mauna Kea Technologies Announces Important Regulatory Clearances in Turkey
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RGA Reinsurance Company Announces Market Innovation Challenge
RGA Reinsurance Company, a subsidiary of Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (RGA), today announced the launch of a new national competition, the RGA Market Innovation Challenge, aimed at identifying ways to promote individual protection insurance products to young Americans. The competition is open to all U.S MarketWire

Oracle PartnerNetwork Recognizes Oracle Excellence Awards 2012 Specialized Partner of the Year - EMEA
Oracle OpenWorld -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

DynTek Services Recognized on CRN's 2012 Fast Growth 50 Up-and-Coming List
DynTek, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: DYNE), a leading provider of professional technology services, today announced they have been recognized by UBM Channel as a member of CRN's 2012 Fast Growth 50 Up-and-Coming list. An extension of the Fast Growth 100 list, the 50 Up-and-Comers list highlights the most successful revenue-driving emerging companies over the past two years MarketWire

Oracle Unveils a Waste Management Solution for the Oracle E-Business Suite
ORACLE OPENWORLD -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Oracle Announces Oracle Exadata X3 Database In-Memory Machine
ORACLE OPENWORLD -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

National Study Finds Reduced Glaucoma Risk in Patients Who Take Statins
People who take statins to reduce their risk of cardiovascular disease are less likely to be diagnosed with the most common form of glaucoma, according to a nationwide study of more than 300,000 patients MarketWire

Allied Electronics Adds Hundreds of Product Videos to YouTube
Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), recently added hundreds of supplier videos to its YouTube channel. Customers can now access videos from brands such as Agilent Technologies, TDK-Lambda, Microchip and 3M. In addition to a dedicated supplier tab, Allied's new video resource library includes favorite videos and Allied commercials. MarketWire

A10 Capital Names Former Goldman Sachs Commercial Mortgage Co-CEO as New Chief Credit and Risk Officer
A10 Capital, a full-service nationwide lending business specializing in small to middle market mini-perm commercial mortgage loans, announced today that former Goldman Sachs Commercial Mortgage Capital Co-CEO and Chief Credit Officer, Jim Conway, will be joining the firm as its Chief Credit and Risk Officer. MarketWire

Hitachi, Ltd. Recognized as a Diamond Level Partner in Oracle PartnerNetwork
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Oracle Partners Leverage Extensive Portfolio of Enablement Resources to Achieve Specialization and Deliver Differentiated Value to Customers
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Major Auction of South Kansas Grasslands and Hunting Land Planned for Nov. 1
Five years ago, Gary D. Smith bought thousands of acres in southern Kansas in an auction conducted by Schrader Real Estate & Auction Company. Now, he's preparing to sell more than eight square miles of the land, using the same auction company. MarketWire

APICS Establishes Memorial Fund for a Supply Chain and Operations Management Pioneer
APICS The Association for Operations Management and the APICS Educational and Research Foundation today announced a fund in memory of author, educator, practitioner, and APICS volunteer J.R. Tony Arnold, CFPIM, CIRM, who passed away September 21, 2012. MarketWire

Oracle Extends Oracle Communications Billing and Revenue Management Product Family With Innovative Oracle Communications Elastic Charging Engine
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Oracle Announces Advances in Green Button Opportunities Through Oracle Utilities Customer Self Service
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America and Big Bad Voodoo Daddy to Perform at Four Winds New Buffalo
Four Winds®, the premier gaming destinations in the Midwest, is pleased to announce upcoming concerts by GRAMMY Award® winning band, America, on Friday, November 16 and Big Bad Voodoo Daddy on Saturday, December 8 at Four Winds New Buffalo's Silver Creek Event Center. Tickets for both concerts can be purchased beginning on Saturday, October 6 at 10 a.m MarketWire

Utiba Announces Strategic Partnership With i2c, Inc.
Utiba, a leading provider of mobile financial services solutions, and i2c, a payment processing technology company, have partnered to provide enhanced mobile financial services in the Americas region MarketWire

Oracle Unveils First Industry-Specific Engineered System -- the Oracle Network Applications Platform
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UPMC Selects Oracle to Power Enterprise Healthcare Analytics Initiative
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GroveWare Technologies Enjoys Expanded Revenue Opportunities Due to Supplier Arrangement with the United States General Services Administration for Purchase of MobiTask and eXFORMA Software
GroveWare Technologies (OTCQB: GROVD), a Toronto-based developer of mobile enterprise solutions is now piloting multiple new projects with several federal and state departments and agencies, many facilitated by its status as an approved technology supplier to the United States government under the terms of IT Schedule 70 MarketWire

Boston Region Entrepreneurship Week (BREW) Rolls Out Fundraising Efforts to Benefit Local Non-Profits
Boston Region Entrepreneurship Week (BREW) announced today that it will host the BREW Spotlight Fundraiser on October 15 at Cummings Properties TradeCenter 128 in Woburn. This event will be the official start of the 2012 celebration which is taking place during the weeks of October 15 - October 26 MarketWire

AudienceScience President Mike Peralta Invited to Discuss the Future of Data During NYC Advertising Week
Today, AudienceScience®, a leading global online advertising technology company delivering digital marketing success is pleased to announce its participation in several key events during Advertising Week IX in New York City October 1-5. AudienceScience President Mike Peralta will be speaking at both OMMA Display and at the Advertising Week Experience (AWE) Data Congress MarketWire

Starr Companies Goes Live With Outline Systems' ProducerOne
Outline Systems, Inc. (OSI) is pleased to announce Starr Companies has just gone into production with the compliance management component of OSI's ProducerOne, the industry's leading producer lifecycle management software suite. MarketWire

Gaming Standards Association Issues First G2S Product Certification to SPIELO International(TM) for Its INTELLIGEN(TM) Central System
The Gaming Standards Association, the world's foremost standards-setting organization for the gaming industry, has issued the first Game to System (G2S) certification in its Certification Program. The certification was issued to SPIELO International™ for its INTELLIGEN™ Central System, the Distributed Game Management (DGM) application v2.2, and iLink™ site controller v2 MarketWire

JCM Global, Techfirm Inc. and NRT Technology Corp. to Present First Fully Integrated NFC-Based Interactive Mobile Wager Network That Connects Player, Mobile Wager Wallet, QuickJack(TM) ATM and Gaming Device
JCM Global, Techfirm Inc. and NRT Technology Corp. have teamed together to give a demonstration of the world's first fully interactive mobile wager network that connects the players, their Mobile Wager Wallet™, a QuickJack™ redemption ATM kiosks and a gaming device. The demonstration will take place at G2E 2012, in JCM's booth #3631 and in NRT's booth #3865. MarketWire

Eoplly Solar Modules Power Alpha Energy's 280kW Solar Project in the Silicon Valley
Eoplly New Energy Technology Co., a designer and manufacturer of solar products, and Alpha Energy Management Inc., a California-based solar project engineering company, jointly announced the completion of a 280kW roof-top solar PV system on the facility of Advanced Design and Manufacturing (ADEM) LLC, located in Santa Clara, California. MarketWire

Yandex to Improve Private Cloud Infrastructure With Nimbula Director
Nimbula, the Cloud Operating System Company, today announced that Yandex (NASDAQ: YNDX) is using Nimbula Director for its private cloud infrastructure. MarketWire

Tripwire to Present at Interop, New York
Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of IT security solutions, today announced Dwayne Melancon, the Chief Technology Officer at Tripwire, Inc., will speak at the upcoming Interop Conference in New York. Dwayne will be presenting "Five Tips for Outsmarting the Information Age Adversary" where he will explore the concept of "Adapt or Die" having new meaning in the information age MarketWire

MEDIA ALERT: GT OmniPort Hosts Grand Opening Celebration
WHAT: The official ribbon cutting and grand opening of the GT OmniPort in Port Arthur, TX, held with Port Arthur and Beaumont Chambers of Commerce, as well as local executives and dignitaries. The GT OmniPort is a $95M, 1,100 acre facility. WHY: 300 acres of rail car storage on site capable of storing, switching and transloading over 1,000 rail cars MarketWire

Entisys Solutions Ranks Among the Bay Area's Largest Private Companies
Entisys Solutions, Inc., the West Coast's #1 provider of server virtualization, desktop virtualization and storage solutions for the data center to endpoints and into the cloud, along with its Southern California division, Agile360, today announced that it has been named by the San Francisco Business Times as one of the largest private companies in the Bay Area. MarketWire

New Head of BASF Unit Pharma Ingredients & Services
As of October 1, Scott Thomson will assume the role of Senior Vice President in charge of BASF's Pharma Ingredients & Services business unit. Simultaneously, the company will be relocating the global headquarters of the Pharma Ingredients & Services business unit from Evionnaz, Switzerland, to Florham Park, New Jersey. MarketWire

Implant Sciences Ships Follow-On Order to Japan for Protection of Nuclear Power Plant
Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, today announced it has shipped its Quantum Sniffer™ QS-H150 handheld explosives trace detector for the protection of a nuclear power facility in Japan MarketWire

Volkswagen Group of America to Host "Lamborghini Day" at The Excel Institute on Oct. 2
Automobili Lamborghini America today announced that it will host "Lamborghini Day" at The Excel Institute on Tuesday, Oct. 2 to give automotive students hands-on training about the super-car line of vehicles. The Excel Institute is located at 2851 V St., NE, Washington, D.C MarketWire

$60 Million Water Consortium Supports Innovation Across Ontario Clean Technology Alliance Communities
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ISC8 to Exhibit at SecTor 2012 Conference in Toronto October 2-3 With NEC Canada
ISC8® Inc. (OTCBB: ISCI) ("ISC8" or the "Company"), today announced that it will introduce its Cyber family of "Big Data" and Signature-less cybersecurity solutions at the Security Education Conference Toronto (SecTor) taking place October 2-3. Considered Canada's premier IT Security Event, the SecTor Conference will be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in downtown Toronto MarketWire

RHJ International SA: Change in Financial Calendar 2012
RHJ International has decided to changeits previously announced date for the second trading update for thefiscal year ending December 31, 2012 from Monday19 November, 2012 to Thursday 15 November, 2012. MarketWire

Children's/YA E-Book Use Led by Adults; "Guarded" on Tablet Influence: Simba Information
Simba Information, a media and market research firm behind the Trade E-Book Publishing report and other market intelligence tools, has released the seventh edition of "Children's Publishing Market Forecast," which outlines a complicated and mixed message about reading and tablet computers, and where the two intersect in the future of children's books. MarketWire

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. Announces Digital Deployment Pact With Belmont Capital, LLC for "Your Neighborhood Theatres"
Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (NASDAQ: CIDM), the global leader in digital cinema, today announced a long-term VPF deployment agreement with Belmont Capital, LLC for the theatres operating under the name "Your Neighborhood Theatres MarketWire

Consumers Victorious Against Dealer
St. Louis County jury unanimously returned a $10,000 verdict for fraudulent misrepresentation, unfair business practices and breach of warranty against Revox Corporation d/b/a West County Auto Plaza. MarketWire

Chem-Dry Carpet Cleaning Franchise IDs High-Opportunity Markets
Chem-Dry, the world's leading carpet cleaning company, is reaching out to potential franchise owners in key target markets underserved by the massive franchise system. MarketWire

The Linux Foundation Announces Individual Membership Drive
The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced a new individual membership drive and promotion that offers a 50 percent discount for LinuxCon Europe 2012 registration when individuals sign up for membership during the month of October. MarketWire

WorkForce Software Named to Software Magazine's 30th Annual Software 500
WorkForce Software, the leading provider of workforce management solutions for organizations with complex labor policies and stringent compliance demands, today announced its inclusion in Software Magazine's Software 500 ranking of the world's largest software and service providers, now in its 30th year. MarketWire

BidSync Appoints Jake Pollmann as Director of IT
BidSync, a national leader in government bid notification services and e-procurement solutions, today announced that Jake Pollmann has been named Director of IT MarketWire

Wawa Celebrates 20th Anniversary of ESOP, and 35 Years of Sharing Ownership During National Employee Ownership Month
Wawa Inc. today proudly announced it will celebrate its commitment to employee ownership through a variety of meaningful activities during October's National Employee Ownership Month. 2012 is a milestone year for Wawa, marking 35 years since it began sharing ownership with its associates and 20 years since Wawa formed its Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) MarketWire

Ann Thielke Joins VHA as SVP, General Counsel
Ann Thielke recently joined VHA, the national health care network, as senior vice president and general counsel. In her new role, she will report to President and CEO Curt Nonomaque. Thielke is an experienced health care law attorney who began her career as a registered nurse. She will lead the offices of legal services, compliance, risk management, office services and public policy. MarketWire

Hallmark Gives Cody Simpson Fans a Piece of "Paradise" With New Greeting Card Line
On the eve of Cody Simpson's highly anticipated album "Paradise" launch tomorrow, Hallmark announces a partnership with the 15-year-old singer and songwriter that will bring a piece of "paradise" to mailboxes and his millions of fans everywhere. In January 2013, Hallmark will offer a Cody Simpson greeting card line, featuring more than 40 greeting cards MarketWire

Onit Expands Operations With New Office in Austin, Texas
Onit, a leading provider of business productivity and process management Apps, today announced that is has opened an office in Austin, Texas MarketWire

Wolters Kluwer Corporate Legal Services Announces Two Executive Appointments to Bolster Strategic Business Planning and Development
Wolters Kluwer Corporate Legal Services (CLS), the leader in legal compliance and performance management solutions, today announced the appointment of two new members of its CLS executive management team. Domingo Vazquez has been promoted to vice president, corporate strategy & planning, and Todd Lawrence has been named vice president, business development MarketWire

Epazz Inc. Planned Spin-Off "Project Flex" Patent Pending Technology
Epazz Inc., (OTCBB: EPAZ) a leading provider of cloud based business software solutions, announced today that it has been working on a new product code named "Project Flex." Project Flex is a new technology that will change the way cooling technology is used. Project Flex has received a patent pending status. Project Flex is a product which is not in line with Epazz's core business MarketWire

AJS Tech Ventures and STEAMGARD, LLC Form Alliance to Offer Energy Solutions to Clients
AJS Tech Ventures, LLC has announced the formation of a strategic partnership with STEAMGARD, LLC, developer and manufacturers of THE STEAMGARD SYSTEM®, to provide practical energy management solutions to a wide range of industries. MarketWire

Saia Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Listing on NASDAQ Exchange
Saia, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAIA), a multi-regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation, truckload brokerage and value-added logistics company, celebrates its tenth anniversary of listing on the NASDAQ National Market Exchange (NASDAQ). Saia became a publicly traded company on NASDAQ on October 1, 2002 MarketWire

Applied Minerals, Inc. Receives $1.625 Million From Unsolicited Sale of Common Stock
Applied Minerals, Inc. ("Applied Minerals" or the "Company") (OTCQB: AMNL) is pleased to announce that it has agreed to sell 1.25 million shares of its Common Stock at $1.30 per share for net proceeds of $1.625 million to funds managed by SLZ Capital Management LLC ("SLZ" or the "Investor") in a privately negotiated, unsolicited sale MarketWire

Mobivity Announces Three-Year Partnership With the Tampa Bay Times Forum Arena and All Involved Sport Franchises
Mobivity Holdings Corporation (OTCBB: MFON), an award-winning provider of proprietary mobile marketing technologies and solutions, announced today that they are partnering with the Tampa Bay Lightning, Tampa Bay Storm, and Tampa Bay Times Forum Arena MarketWire

American Petro-Hunter Drilling NOS2-22 Well in Payne County, North Oklahoma Project; Moves Corporate Office to Wichita, Kansas
American Petro-Hunter, Inc. (OTCBB: AAPH) ("American Petro-Hunter" or the "Company") today wishes to announce that the drilling of the NOS2-22 oil and gas well in Payne County at the Company's North Oklahoma Project has commenced. MarketWire

AngloGold Ashanti Update on Unprotected Strike at SA Mines
AngloGold Ashanti (NYSE: AU)confirms that its mines in South Africa remain at a standstill amid theunprotected strike which began on 20 September 2012 at the Kopanangoperation and spread to the remaining five operations on 25 September 2012 MarketWire

Taglich Brothers Initiates Coverage on Zynex, Inc.
Taglich Brothers, Inc. announces it initiated coverage of Zynex, Inc. MarketWire

Bosch Survey Finds Top Five Reasons Your Dishwasher Is Making Noise in Your Marriage
Bosch home appliances is coming clean about why your dishwasher could be ruining your marriage. While infidelity and financials are frequently cited causes, a new culprit is creating tumultuous relationships in homes across the country -- the dishwasher. A national survey fielded online by Harris Interactive on behalf of Bosch home appliances in June among over 2,000 U.S MarketWire

Talon International, Inc. Appoints Technology Expert for Tekfit Waistband
Talon International, Inc. (OTCQB: TALN), a leading global supplier of zippers, apparel fasteners, trim and interlining products, announced the appointment of Herman Roup as V.P. of Operations - Tekfit© Division to direct the Company's efforts to remind retailers regarding the advantages of the advanced, patented stretch-waistband technology available with its Tekfit© products. MarketWire

Demartek Publishes Emulex LPe16000B Evaluation
Demartek announces its Emulex LPe16000B 16Gb Fibre Channel (16GFC) host bus adapter (HBA) evaluation. MarketWire

Revolutions Medical Files Suit Against Former President and Director
Revolutions Medical Corporation ("Revolutions Medical" or the "Company") (OTCQB: RMCP) announced today that it has filed suit in South Carolina against its former President and Director, Thomas G. O'Brien MarketWire

Victory Marketing Installs Express Ordering for Passport(R) POS
Victory Marketing, LLC, a Mississippi-based convenience store chain branded Sprint Mart, has selected Gilbarco Veeder-Root's Passport POS with Xpedient, Express Ordering, to increase high margin sales and boost efficiency throughout its retail network MarketWire

Vista Partners Publishes October 2012 Newsletter
Vista Partners ("Vista") announced today that it published its FREE macroeconomic/small cap oriented monthly newsletter for the month of October. Each monthly newsletter from Vista contains macroeconomic thoughts from Principal Analyst, Ross Silver, and monthly highlights of each covered small cap company. MarketWire

Nokia Location Platform Provides Worldwide Maps for Oracle-Based Solutions
Nokia is the only map data provider with aprebuilt mapping service for use withOracle applications MarketWire

Canarc Closes CAD$1.1 Million Brokered Private Placement
Canarc Resource Corp. (TSX: CCM)(OTCBB: CRCUF)(DBFrankfurt: CAN) announces that it has closed the previously announced brokered private placement financing for CAD$1.13 million with Canaccord Genuity Corp. acting as the agent. Canford Capital Inc MarketWire

Forbes Korea Announces '2012 Global CEOs of Korea'
Forbes Korea announced 32 CEOs from companies, NPOs, and educational institutions as '2012 Global CEOs of Korea' in order to reward their efforts to grow their respective organizations against global economic recession. MarketWire

BioLargo's Odor-No-More Adds Pet Industry Experts to Lead National Marketing Campaign for Its Cat Litter Additive Product
BioLargo, Inc. (OTCBB: BLGO) announced today that it had retained Bulldog Marketing & Sales, Inc., out of New York and Bulldog's strategic Public Relations partner, K MarketWire

Secure Designs Named to CRN's 2012 Fast Growth 100 List
Secure Designs, Inc., a leading provider of managed IT security services, today announced that it has been named by UBM Channel to the 2012 CRN Fast Growth 100 list. The annual list features the fastest-growing solution providers in the technology industry based on two years' growth of net sales from calendar year 2009 to calendar year 2011 MarketWire

Over $1 Million in Equity Pledged on IPO Village for First Ever Equity-Based Crowdfunded IPO
IPO Village, the first of its kind crowdfunding platform to host initial public offerings, announced today that they have received over $1 million in pledges for their first crowdfunded IPO set to go live in the coming weeks MarketWire

Alteva CSO to Discuss the Convergence of Web 2.0 and Telco 2.0 at Cloud Communications Expo in Austin, TX
Alteva, a leading cloud-based Unified Communications (UC) solution provider and subsidiary of Warwick Valley Telephone Company (NASDAQ: WWVY) (referred to as WVT Communications Group), today announced that its Chief Sales Officer Louis Hayner will join executives from ScienceLogic, CGI, Embrase and NetSapiens to discuss "Web 2.0 + Telco 2 MarketWire

Rebooting the Failed Federal Acquisition Process
Despite changes in the Federal Acquisition Reform (FAR) process, improvement in federal procurement has been hobbled by outdated approaches to application development MarketWire

Opinionmeter International Expands Its Worldwide Licensee Network to Europe
Opinionmeter International, developer of the award winning feedback management platform and mobile survey, announced today the expansion of its worldwide network of exclusive licensees with the addition of Opinionmeter Benelux BV based in the Netherlands. MarketWire

AppDirect Partners With Swisscom to Launch Business Application Marketplace
AppDirect, the leading cloud service marketplace company, announced today that is has partnered with Swisscom, the largest telecom provider in Switzerland, to launch the Business Marketplace MarketWire

NetMotion Wireless to Discuss Best Practices for Improving Field Clinician Productivity
WHO: Andy Willett, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at NetMotion Wireless, and Clyde Daisley, Operating Systems Programmer at Allina Health, will detail the common challenges to expanding mobile data deployments and how to overcome them at itHealthcare Canada. The conference, hosted by the HIMSS Ontario Chapter, is being held in Toronto, Canada, October 3-4 MarketWire

Magellan Kicks Off Hunting Season With New eXplorist Hunter GPS Editions and Kirsch's TRAX Maps
Magellan, a leader in innovative GPS devices for vehicles, fitness, outdoor and mobile navigation, today announced two new Magellan® eXplorist® Hunter GPS Editions to give hunters a best-in-class solution combining TRAX hunting maps by Kirsch's Outdoor Products with Magellan eXplorist Outdoor GPS receivers designed for the outdoor enthusiast MarketWire

Exterro Expands Integrations With Enterprise IT Systems to Unify Management of E-Discovery on a Single Platform
Exterro Inc., the leading provider of unified electronic discovery software, has expanded its enterprise IT systems integrations with the Exterro Fusion® e-discovery suite. With 40+ adapters currently available, Exterro now offers out-of-box integrations with the popular enterprise IT systems ServiceNow IT Asset Management (ITAM) and VMware Zimbra MarketWire

Ticket Summit(R) Receives WebAward Honor
Ticket Summit®, the leading conference and trade show for the live entertainment and ticketing industry, recently received a 2012 WebAward for Outstanding Achievement in Web Development. The award was granted in recognition of the website that previewed the 2012 summer conference, held July 11-13, 2012 at Bellagio in Las Vegas, NV. MarketWire

SEI Quick Poll: Nonprofits Turn to Portfolio Diversification and Investment Outsourcing in Complex Market
According to an SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC) Quick Poll released today, market volatility has continued to impact nonprofit investment management, with almost half (46 percent) of U.S. nonprofit foundations and endowments saying volatility has had a high or extremely high impact on their investment strategies so far in 2012 MarketWire

Skinner Fine Jewelry Auction Grosses $2.7M
Skinner, Inc. today announced strong results for its recent Fine Jewelry sale held Tuesday, September 11th. The highly successful sale grossed $2,788,405 including buyer's premium, surpassing the pre-auction estimate high, with the estates of New York gallery owner Joan Sonnabend and American sportswoman Hope Goddard Iselin generating heated bidding. MarketWire

Bravo Wellness Announces New Executive Vice President of Business Development
Bravo Wellness, a provider of outcomes-based incentive programs for wellness, has announced Cheryl Tidwell as Executive Vice President of Business Development. Cheryl brings over twenty years of experience in healthcare, and will be instrumental in helping the company meet and exceed its business growth objectives and in leading the sales and marketing teams. MarketWire

GeoVax Awarded $1.9 Million Grant by US Government for HIV/AIDS Vaccine Program
GeoVax Labs, Inc. (OTCQB: GOVX), an Atlanta-based biopharmaceutical firm developing vaccines to prevent and fight Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infections, announced receipt of a $1 MarketWire

Royal Bank America Announces Key Executive Promotions
The Board of Directors of Royal Bank America ("Royal"), the wholly-owned bank subsidiary of Royal Bancshares of Pennsylvania, Inc. (NASDAQ: RBPAA), announced today the promotion of three individuals to key positions within the organization. MarketWire

BTI Systems to Present at TelcoTV and the WSTA Fall Conference
BTI Systems, the global leader redefining service delivery for metro network operators, today announced that company representatives will be speaking in October at the Wisconsin State Telecommunications Association (WSTA) Fall Conference and at TelcoTV 2012. MarketWire

AdSafe Media Named 2012 Product of the Year by the Business Intelligence Group
The Business Intelligence Group, hosts of the 2012 BIG Awards, today named AdSafe Media Product of the Year for 2012 in the Professional Services industry. The BIG Awards specialize in recognizing top performing companies and organizations with a proprietary judging process scored by recognizable and experienced leaders and executives from across the globe. MarketWire

Fortinet(R) Continues to Expand Industry's Most Complete BYOD and Wireless Network Security Solutions
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) -- a world leader in high-performance network security -- today announced the introduction of four new wireless access points along with three new two-factor authentication products that enhance the industry's most complete Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and wireless network security solutions. MarketWire

Netwatch Offers Six Tips for Preventing Construction Site Copper Theft
The National Insurance Crime Bureau and the Associated General Contractors of America estimate that theft and vandalism account for $1 billion a year in losses and other costs to builders. They also estimate that that number will continue to grow, as it has steadily by 10% since 1996 MarketWire

sellbackyourBook.com Founder Glen Nothnagel Recognized in a White House Ceremony Honoring Young Entrepreneurs
sellbackyourBook.com, an online re-commerce company that gives consumers a place to sell their used books and old edition college textbooks, today announced that its Founder and CEO, Glen Nothnagel, has been named an honoree in the 2012 Empact100, an awards program sponsored by Empact, an organization that focuses on making entrepreneurship a viable career option for everyone around the world. MarketWire

SPAR Group to Present at the LD MICRO SUMMIT on October 4, 2012
SPAR Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGRP) (the "Company" or "SPAR Group"), a leading supplier of retail merchandising and other marketing services throughout the United States and internationally, today announced Mr. Gary Raymond, Chief Executive Officer has been invited to present at the 5th Annual LD Micro Conference in Los Angeles, California on Thursday, October 4th at 4:30 PM EDT. Mr MarketWire

MMRGlobal Signs Multi-Year Recurring Sales Contract for MMRPro
MMRGlobal, Inc. (OTCBB: MMRF) ("MMR"), a leading provider of Web-based Personal Health Records (PHRs) and MyEsafeDepositBox storage solutions including its patented MyMedicalRecords PHR, today announced the signing of a contract to sell 75 MMRPro systems to a large reseller of medical products and services to healthcare professionals, of which the first 25 have been delivered. MMRPro (www MarketWire

Appliance Advisor From WattzOn Launches to Help Consumers Make Savvy Appliance Choices On-The-Go
Savvy shoppers can now discover when a $900 home appliance actually costs less than one priced at $700, or when an old home appliance costs hundreds of dollars more than a new one, with the WattzOn Appliance Advisor (www.ApplianceAdvisorApp.com) MarketWire

CarCharging(TM) & the City of Miami Beach Provide the First Municipal Electric Vehicle Charging Services Open to the Public in Miami-Dade County
Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) ("CarCharging"), a nationwide provider of convenient electric vehicle (EV) charging services, through its partnership with the City of Miami Beach, now provides EV charging services at the City's parking garage located at 1301 Collins Avenue in Miami Beach, Florida MarketWire

Ingenico North America Expands Its Bankcard Sales Team
Ingenico, the world's leading provider of payment solutions and terminals, today announced the expansion of its U.S. Bankcard Sales team. Since the introduction of its new Telium series point-of-sale (POS) devices in the U.S MarketWire

Calico Energy Offers Seamless Green Button Support
Calico Energy Services (www.calicoenergy.com), the market leader in interoperable Demand Side Management solutions and analytics, today announced extensive support for the Green Button Initiative MarketWire

W. P. Carey Inc. Begins Trading as a REIT on the NYSE
W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC) reported today that its conversion to a real estate investment trust ("REIT") and merger with its publicly held, non-traded REIT affiliate, Corporate Property Associates 15 Incorporated ("CPA®:15"), closed on September 28, 2012 and that it commenced trading on the New York Stock Exchange as a REIT effective today. MarketWire

Clorox Announces Oct. 31 Webcast of Fiscal 2013 First-Quarter Results
The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) today announced that, on Oct. 31, it plans to host a live audio webcast of a discussion with the investment community about the company's first-quarter, fiscal year 2013, results. The webcast is scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. PT (1:30 p.m. ET) and can be accessed at http://investors.thecloroxcompany.com/events.cfm MarketWire

Wave Joins Industry Thought Leaders on Mobile Security Panel at Interop NY
Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ: WAVX) announced today that Steven Sprague, CEO, will appear on a panel this Friday at Interop New York, held October 1-5 at the Javits Convention Center, New York, NY. The panel, titled "New Strategies for Mobile Security," brings together industry leaders to discuss the current state of mobile security and the challenges present. MarketWire

Wyndham Hotel Group Survey: U.S. Travelers Not Shy About Mixing Business With Pleasure
Business travelers in the U.S. and around the globe aren't shy about mixing business with pleasure during their travels this year, as they have invited family members along on previous trips and tacked on extra personal time -- this according to findings released today by Wyndham Hotel Group, the world's largest hotel company with over 7,170 hotels. MarketWire

Simplee and El Camino Hospital Launch Nation's First Integrated Expense Management Solution for Patients
Health care expense management company Simplee and El Camino Hospital, an award winning and innovative locally-owned and controlled District hospital serving Silicon Valley with campuses in Mountain View and Los Gatos, today announced that they have partnered to launch the nation's first completely integrated medical bill and explanation of benefits (EOB) reconciliation system. MarketWire

Kandi and China Aviation Lithium Battery (Hangzhou) Co., Ltd. Enter Sales Contract for 5,000 Pure EVs
Kandi Technologies, Corp. (the 'Company' or 'Kandi') (NASDAQ: KNDI), a leading Chinese manufacturer and developer of pure electric vehicles (EVs) and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), today announced that the Company's wholly owned subsidiary, Zhejiang Kandi Vehicles Co., Ltd. ('Kandi Vehicles') has signed the sales contract with China Aviation Lithium Battery (Hangzhou) Co., Ltd MarketWire

Menlo Worldwide Logistics Introduces CarbonNet(TM)
Menlo Worldwide Logistics, the global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced the introduction of CarbonNet™. Combining newly developed software with expertise in Lean tools and continuous improvement processes, CarbonNet is a carbon management technology that gives Menlo the ability to capture, calculate and manage emissions activity across the value supply chain MarketWire

China Armco Metals Receives New Qualifications for Its Scrap Recycling Operation
China Armco Metals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CNAM) ("China Armco" or the "Company"), a distributor of imported metal ore and metal recycler with a new state-of-the-art scrap metal recycling facility in China, today announced that Armco (Lianyungang) Renewable Metals, Inc., the Company's wholly owned subsidiary, has received new qualifications for its scrap recycling operation. MarketWire

Successful HBI and BIOTRONIK Partnership Saves 1,000 Lives - Now Reaching Out to More Countries
BIOTRONIK, a leading manufacturer of innovative medical technology, has surpassed its commitment to provide life-saving devices to more than 1,000 economically disadvantaged patients by 2013 earlier than anticipated. Through its partnership with Heartbeat International Foundation, Inc MarketWire

InfiniteGraph 3.0 Brings Unrivaled Performance and Scalability to the Only Distributed Graph Database(TM) for Big Data Analytics
Objectivity, Inc., the Big Data Connection Platform, announced today the release of InfiniteGraph 3.0. InfiniteGraph 3.0 raises the bar for the graph database market by bringing unrivaled performance and scalability to distributed environments with a completely new approach to querying and data navigation. InfiniteGraph 3 MarketWire

Michigan Surgery Collaboratives Select ArborMetrix's Registry Solution to Enhance Quality, Lower Cost of Surgical Care
The Michigan Bariatric Surgery Collaborative (MBSC) and the Michigan Surgical Quality Collaborative (MSQC) have selected ArborMetrix, a provider of real-time, cloud-based analytics solutions for acute and specialty care, to help accelerate their surgical care quality improvement efforts MarketWire

Continuum Enables Mobile RMM Control for Managed Services Providers
Continuum, a leading provider of remote monitoring and management (RMM) and business continuity solutions, today announced the release of a new Apple iOS app developed in cooperation with LogMeIn, called ITS247, that allows Continuum partners to access RMM functions and manage their customers' sites while on the go MarketWire

WorldCare Clinical Introduces New Independent Review Services by Subspecialty-Trained Clinicians for Trials With Subjective Endpoints
WorldCare Clinical, LLC (WCC), a leading CRO focused on maximizing the precision and accuracy of independent assessments in clinical trials, today announced its new Endpoint Assessment Committee (EAC) services for blinded independent central review (BICR) of clinical trial data MarketWire

AMD and Oracle to Collaborate in the OpenJDK Community to Explore Heterogeneous Computing for Java
During the JavaOne™ 2012 Strategy Keynote, AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced its participation in OpenJDK™ Project "Sumatra" in collaboration with Oracle and other members of the OpenJDK community to help bring heterogeneous computing capabilities to Java™ for server and cloud environments MarketWire

Baby Gourmet Announces Management, Board Changes, and a $1.75 Million Equity Financing
Baby Gourmet Foods Inc. ("Baby Gourmet" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into a $1.75 million financing arrangement with an investor group comprised of Avrio Capital Inc. (through Avrio Ventures Limited Partnership II), Scott Inglis and Sean Durfy (the "Financing"), expected to close on or about October 2, 2012 MarketWire

Fast Growing IT Solutions Firm Names Virginia C. Dori Director of Sales and Marketing
At a time of continued year over year sales growth, full service IT solutions provider, Milestone Technologies, Inc. (MILESTONE) announced Virginia C. Dori as Director of Sales and Marketing. The position will report to Jay Preston, Vice President of Sales MarketWire

Tone Announces New ReliaTel VoIP and UC Management for Microsoft Lync
Tone Software Corporation, a leading provider of comprehensive voice quality and network monitoring and management software for converged telecommunications and IT infrastructures, today announced that the latest release of its ReliaTel® VoIP and Unified Communications (UC) Service Assurance solution, 4 MarketWire

6Connect Launches First Cloud-Based Network Automation Suite Built Specifically for Next-Gen IP Networks
6connect, Inc., the world leader in Cloud Controlled IPv4/v6 Network Automation, today announced at Interop in New York City, the industry's first automated, cloud control suite architected from the ground up for a new era of IPv6 migration, rampant device and IP address proliferation, and widespread adoption of virtualization and cloud computing. MarketWire

American Banker Celebrates 10 Years of "The Most Powerful Women in Banking and Finance"
American Banker has announced its 2012 lists of the Most Powerful Women in Banking and Finance. The tenth annual ranking will be published online at AmericanBanker.com/women-in-banking and will be featured in the October issue of American Banker Magazine. MarketWire

Lantronix Announces xPrintServer Support for iPhone 5
Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX), a leading global provider of smart M2M connectivity solutions, today announced that its award-winning, patent-pending xPrintServer™ family is fully-compatible with Apple's new iPhone® 5 and iOS® v6 without the need for users to download any software or update their device MarketWire

iPerceptions Offers Unique Facebook User Surveys That Ensure Reliable Feedback
eMetrics Summit -- iPerceptions Inc., a leading and trusted provider of online Voice of Customer (VoC) analytics derived from actual visitor feedback, today announced iPerceptions Facebook User Feedback, the first survey solution for Facebook that uses an 'active invitation' methodology MarketWire

Symantec Simplifies SMB Security With Cloud-Ready Endpoint Protection
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition 2013, giving small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) choice by offering a cloud-managed service and traditional on-premise management in a single endpoint protection product MarketWire

NUTRO(R) NATURAL CHOICE(R) Brand Introduces Young Adult Life Stage for Dogs
Young adult dogs are not quite puppies, but they are not exactly grown-ups either. They are teenagers, and they have unique developmental needs. In support of the nutritional needs of young adult dogs, the NUTRO® NATURAL CHOICE® Brand is introducing a new formulation tailored to dogs aged six months to two years. MarketWire

DHS Holding, Co. Receives License to Operate Casino in Belize
DHS Holding, Co. (PINKSHEETS: DHSM), announces today that the Belize Gaming Control Board has awarded DHS Belize, LTD a license to operate a land-based casino, contingent upon site plans, environmental clearance and inspection. With the license granted, DHS Holding, Co. can now begin its development of the long-anticipated Cenote Falls Hotel & Casino. MarketWire

City of Brighton Expands Implementation of Ringdale(R) ActiveLED(R) Lighting to Free Themselves of Lumen Maintenance
Ringdale, Inc., an innovator of solid-state technology and manufacturer of commercial LED lighting fixtures, today announced the expanded deployment of ActiveLED® lighting for the City of Brighton, Colorado MarketWire

Harte-Hanks Launches New Health & Wellness Brand Agency for the Healthcare Market: TRUE Health + Wellness(TM)
Harte-Hanks Direct Marketing, a worldwide provider of multichannel direct and digital marketing services, announces the launch of a new healthcare brand agency, TRUE Health + Wellness™ (http://www.truehw.com/). TRUE Health + Wellness provides brand managers with integrated marketing solutions for brand development and socialization to healthcare professionals (HCPs) and consumers. MarketWire

NovoDynamics Announces Release of NovoVerus 4.0
NovoDynamics, a leading developer of pattern recognition and analytics technologies, today announced the immediate availability of NovoVerus™ 4.0 software, the company's flagship optical character recognition (OCR) solution for global languages including Arabic, Persian (Farsi, Dari), Pashto, Hebrew, Urdu, Chinese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, French and English MarketWire

ParElastic's Patented Technology Tapped for MySQL Scalability
ParElastic, an emerging leader in database innovation, today announced that its ParElastic Database Virtualization Engine™ is now under active beta testing by a number of clients in multiple cloud environments MarketWire

Responsys Lands Twelve Awards for Creative Design Excellence
Responsys, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKTG), a leading provider of email and cross-channel marketing solutions, has been recognized with twelve Gold and Silver W3 Awards, a top industry award that honors creative excellence on the web, for its work with customers including Tablespoon, McGuire, and Verizon Wireless, as well as its own digital marketing MarketWire

Widen Draws 100 Users for Inaugural Digital Asset Management Conference in Madison
Widen Enterprises, a Madison-based provider of digital asset management software and premedia services hosted about 100 users of its digital media software for its inaugural Widen User Summit MarketWire

South Florida Medical and Clinical Professionals to Be Honored at Sierra Tucson's Annual "Gratitude for Giving" Breakfast
Sierra Tucson, an international leader in the treatment of addictions, pain management, and mental and behavioral health disorders, is set to hold its annual South Florida "Gratitude for Giving" Breakfast on Friday, October 5, 2012, from 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. at The Ritz-Carlton, 1 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard, in Fort Lauderdale. MarketWire

Tenguy World International, Inc. Announces New Business Strategy
Tenguy World International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TGWI) announced today its new business strategy to its shareholders. Following a transaction where the majority of the interest in the Company was sold, Tenguy World International has launched a business strategy to pursue oil-drilling projects throughout the United States MarketWire

Wisconsin Public Service Enters Into Agreement to Buy Fox Energy Company LLC
Integrys Energy Group, (NYSE: TEG), today announced that its subsidiary Wisconsin Public Service Corporation (WPS) has agreed to buy Fox Energy Company LLC. The $440 million purchase includes $390 million for the Fox Energy Center, a 593-megawatt combined cycle generating facility in Kaukauna, WI, and $50 million for the early termination of the existing tolling agreement between the entities. MarketWire

TASER Foundation Donates $300,000 to International Association of Chiefs of Police
TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TASR), announced Saturday at the International Association of Chiefs of Police Foundation's (IACP Foundation) Sixth Annual Fundraising Gala that it donated $300,000 in funds from its TASER Foundation to an IACP Foundation/TASER Fallen Officer Fund. MarketWire

SMA Alliance Receives Highline Automotive Franchise Approvals
SMA Alliance (PINKSHEETS: SMAA) is pleased to announce the completion of their lead distribution software designed specifically for luxury car dealerships and franchises. MarketWire

FastFunds Financial Corp. Reports on Progress for Its Business Development Initiatives
FastFunds Financial Corporation (OTCQB: FFFC) (the "Company") reported today on its progress for various business development activities. MarketWire

Oryon Technologies Closes $2 Million Financing
Oryon Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: ORYN) ("Oryon" or the "Company"), a developer and manufacturer of the innovative next-generation, flexible, crushable, water resistant and wearable lighting technology known as Elastolite® is pleased to announce that that it has closed a private placement capital raise resulting in gross proceeds of $2,000,000. MarketWire

Gordmans Stores, Inc. Updates Outlook
Gordmans Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMAN), an Omaha-based apparel and home décor retailer, today updated its outlook for the third quarter ending October 27, 2012 and fourth quarter ending February 2, 2013. MarketWire

Azul Systems(R) Announces General Availability of Zing(TM) JVM Release 5.5 With the Industry's Only Zero-Overhead Memory Leak Detection for Live Applications
JAVAONE 2012 -- Azul Systems, Inc., the award-winning leader in Java runtime scalability, today announced the general availability of Zing 5.5, its native Java Virtual Machine (JVM) optimized for Linux. MarketWire

Implant Sciences Ships Explosives Trace Detectors to the Arabian Gulf to Protect Petroleum Infrastructure and Transport
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Coraid Named to Wall Street Journal's Next Big Thing List
Coraid® Inc., a leading developer of Ethernet-based storage solutions with more than 1,500 customers worldwide, announced it has been named to The Wall Street Journal's The Next Big Thing list MarketWire

FONAR Reports Record Profits From Operations for Fiscal 2012; Net Income Doubles From Fiscal 2011; Revenues Increase 19% to $39.4 Million
FONAR Corporation (NASDAQ: FONR), The Inventor of MR Scanning™, reported today its year-end financial results for the year-ended June 30, 2012. The Company has now had nine straight quarters of profitability MarketWire

TMP Worldwide to Exhibit Cutting-Edge Talent Acquisition Solutions at 15th Annual HR Technology Conference & Exposition
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Interactive Data Launches Fair Value Information Services for International Fixed Income Securities
ICI Tax and Accounting Conference - Interactive Data Corporation, a leading provider of independent evaluated pricing and valuation services, today announced the launch of its Fair Value Information Service for international corporate and sovereign bonds. Earlier this year, Interactive Data was awarded its third patent by the U.S MarketWire

First Midwest Bank Selects Knapp as Regional President and Area Sales Manager
First Midwest Bank today announced that David M. Knapp has joined the bank as President of the West Region. Knapp will head the Bank's newly formed West Region Commercial Banking Group, which has been realigned to heighten the focus and take advantage of the Bank's existing market and the growth opportunities in the west and northwest suburban commercial markets. MarketWire

IC Potash Expands Leadership Team With Appointment of Bob Mueller as SVP, Internal Development
IC Potash Corp. ("ICP" or "the Company") (TSX: ICP) (OTCQX: ICPTF) today announced the appointment of Bob Mueller as Senior Vice President of Internal Development MarketWire

New Online Resource Gives Voice to the Advanced Breast Cancer Community Who Often Feels Overlooked, Especially During Breast Cancer Awareness Month
An online resource -- AdvancedBreastCancerCommunity.org -- relaunches just in time for Breast Cancer Awareness Month to help bring much-needed recognition to the advanced breast cancer community MarketWire

E-Business Consortium to Feature MarketLive Founder Ken Burke
MarketLive, Inc., the leading provider of eCommerce technology and services for mid-market companies, today announced the company's founder and chairman, Ken Burke, will be a featured speaker at the upcoming E-Business Consortium 14th annual Business Best Practices & Emerging Technologies Conference hosted by the University of Wisconsin. MarketWire

Heller Consulting Launches New Social Media Service to Help Nonprofits Build and Track an Active Community of Supporters
Heller Consulting -- a consulting firm that helps nonprofit organizations streamline their operations and maximize their use of software for fundraising, marketing and mission management -- today announced the launch of the company's new social media service for nonprofits, The Following Factory. MarketWire

Mila App Transforms a Smartphone Into an Online Office, Connecting Small Businesses and the Self-Employed to the Global Marketplace
Globalization, digitalization, global interconnectedness: until now it was something only large, corporate players could benefit from. Mila, a new business app, changes everything by democratizing the advantages of digital interconnectedness and putting them into the hands of the self-employed and small businesses (SMEs). Anyone with a smartphone can now enter the global market via the internet MarketWire

New Virginia Poll Shows Majority of Young Adults Slammed and Set Back by Poor National Economy
Generation Opportunity, the largest non-profit, non-partisan organization in the United States engaging and mobilizing young Americans (ages 18-29 years old) on the important economic issues facing the nation, released new polling data today on Virginia young adults as the 2012 presidential election nears MarketWire

CFIA/Warning: Updated Health Hazard Alert-Various Raw Beef Products May Contain E. coli O157:H7 Bacteria
The public warning issued on September 29, 2012 has been updated to include additional products. Previously identified products included in this recall can be found on the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) website at www.inspection.gc.ca/recalls. MarketWire

Wet Weather Advice from Swinton Vans
With torrential rain and high speed winds of up to 70mph causing floods across the UK, Swinton Vans, the leading van in surance broker is warning van drivers to take extra care behind the wheel. MarketWire

Audeo Oncology Announces New Board Appointments
Audeo Oncology, Inc. (Audeo) announces today the appointment of Leigh Bonney, Susan Kelley and David U'Prichard to its Board of Directors. MarketWire

Eco-Safe Sponsors Groundbreaking Legislation Signed by Governor
Eco-Safe Systems USA, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ESFS) is pleased to announce that Governor Jerry Brown of California has just signed first-of-its-kind legislation for the use of ozonated water within the food industry. MarketWire

Sunshine Heart Announces Conditional Approval of IDE From the FDA for C-Pulse(R) Heart Assist System
Sunshine Heart, Inc. (NASDAQ: SSH) (ASX: SHC), a global medical device company focused on innovative technologies for moderate to severe heart failure, today announced that it has received conditional approval from the FDA for an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) for its flagship C-Pulse® Heart Assist System. MarketWire

Nova Capital Management Acquires Portfolio of Five US Industrial Businesses From Latshaw Enterprises, Inc.
Nova Capital Management Ltd ("Nova") the specialist acquirer of corporate and private equity portfolios is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of five industrial businesses in the USA. The acquired businesses comprised all of the operating subsidiaries of Latshaw Enterprises, Inc., a US based industrial group. MarketWire

Leek & Associates: Retirement Planning Encompasses Financial and Personal Preparation
Most American workers know that retirement is, at least in theory, an option for their lives, but that it is not something that happens all on its own. In order to retire, an individual must plan, save, and invest prudently, often under the guidance of a professional retirement planner. According to a recent U.S MarketWire

Kaufman Trailers Celebrates Manufacturing Industry Boom
After years of consistently bad news about the state of the American economy, a new report suggests that some positive headlines could be on the way. According to CNN, the American manufacturing industry is on the verge of a very real boom, one that could potentially bring with it a wealth of new jobs MarketWire

Online Hosting Network: Affiliate Marketing Transforms Business Opportunities
For businesses that manufacture and sell products, one of the most important factors of their success is how they reach consumers. According to a recent article from The Guardian, it has become increasingly difficult for companies, especially small ones, to introduce their products into traditional retail spaces, such as supermarkets or department stores MarketWire

Synergetics Reports Record Quarterly Sales and Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2012 Results
Synergetics USA, Inc. (NASDAQ: SURG) ("Synergetics" or the "Company"), a medical device company that designs, manufactures, and markets innovative surgical devices for ophthalmic and neurosurgical applications, today announced results for the fourth quarter and year ended July 31, 2012. MarketWire

Alliant Lays Out Five-Year, $2.7 Billion Compliance and Resource Spending Plan, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT) (Madison, Wisconsin) dropped the other shoe recently when it released its strategic plan to comply with environmental regulations and meet the future electric needs of its 1 million electric customers. Over the next five years, Alliant's utility units will spend at least $2 MarketWire

US Military Tailoring Body Armor for Female Troops
The global body armor and personal protection market is estimated to value US$1.5 billion in 2012 and to increase at a CAGR of 4.89% during the forecast period (2012-2022), reaching its peak of US$2.4 billion by 2022. The market consists of three categories of body armor and personal protection: Soft armor, Hard armor, and Protective headgear. MarketWire

Rethinking Male and Female Health & Beauty Routines
Men account for 47% of the volume of Health & Beauty products used, yet many in the industry underestimate the size of the Male Grooming market. This equates to over 3,000 million liters of Health & Beauty products used in one year. Despite high rates of consumption by men, there are significant gaps compared to women in Haircare, Personal Hygiene and Skincare MarketWire

Increased Focus on Animal Feed Quality With Rising Meat Consumption
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Global Animal Feed Additives by Types, Livestock & Geography - Trends & Forecasts up to 2017," to their collection of Agriculture market reports. MarketWire

U.S. and U.K. Consumers Are Scared, Stressed and Anxious While Chinese Consumers Remain Optimistic in the Face of the Economic Slowdown, According to New Research by The Boston Consulting Group
Chinese consumers remain optimistic, even as their economy experiences a temporary slowdown, according to The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). This optimism is in stark contrast with U.S. and U.K. consumers, whose confidence in their own future and the future of their country in the global economy remains at low levels. MarketWire

Government U Turn on Legal Aid Will Help Victims of Police Brutality
Just days after a cabinet re-shuffle the Legal Reform Team at the Ministry of Justice have confirmed that the government's proposed plans to deduct 25% from the compensation of actions against the police victims have been scrapped. MarketWire

Appointment of Non-Executive Director
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Swinton Commercial Advises Business Owners to Protect Their Premises Against Looters as Severe Flooding Hits the UK
Swinton Commercial, one of the UK's leading business insurance brokers, is advising businesses to safeguard themselves against criminals who are looting flooded premises, as torrential downpours leave thousands affected across the UK. MarketWire

Former X Factor Stars Are Coming to Haven
As the current series of X Factor gets going, Haven celebrates with some of the stars from last years' series. Finalists Johnny Robinson and Kitty Brucknell take the stage at Combe Haven Holiday Park near Hastings this autumn. MarketWire

Applied Discovery Showcases Predictive Coding at ACC Annual Meeting
Applied Discovery®, a worldwide leader in professional discovery services and the exclusive e-discovery ACC Alliance Partner, announced today that it will showcase its predictive coding services at the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL on September 30 through October 3, 2012 MarketWire

Neo Technology to Sponsor and Present at GOTO Aarhus Conference
Neo Technology, creators of Neo4j, the world's leading graph database, today announced that it will sponsor and present at the GOTO Aarhus conference, taking place from October 1-2, 2012 in Aarhus, Denmark. Designed and organized by developers, for developers, the event will offer a 360-degree perspective on new technology and trends in international enterprise software MarketWire

ArcelorMittal Selects Triple Point for Chartering, Vessel Operations, and Freight Risk Management
Triple Point Technology, the leading global provider of cloud and on-premise Commodity Management software, announced today that ArcelorMittal has licensed Triple Point's shipping software to support its steel and mining operations. MarketWire

New Holland Fiat India Receives 2012 Agriculture Leadership Award
New Holland Fiat India Pvt Ltd, a subsidiary of CNH Global and part of Fiat Industrial, has recently been recognized with the 2012 Agriculture Leadership Award during the 5th Agriculture Leadership Summit on the Environment and Agriculture in India. MarketWire

Tasquinimod Biomarker Phase II data presented at ESMO 2012
Active Biotech (NASDAQ OMXNORDIC: ACTI) and Ipsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY) have presented a new setofdata on biomarkers from the previously concluded tasquinimod Phase II studyinchemotherapy-naïve metastatic castrate resistant prostate cancer (CRPC)at thescientific congress ESMO (European Society for Medical Oncology) held inViennaSeptember 28-October 2. MarketWire

GreenBytes Expands European Market Footprint
GreenBytes®, Inc., a developer of cloud-scale IO-offload solutions that enable organizations to meet VDI performance requirements using their existing architecture, today announced that it is expanding its business operations in the European market by enhancing its London presence and opening an office in Amsterdam MarketWire

Kimm Lincoln to Speak About Paid Search Trends at 2012 SMX East Conference
Kimm Lincoln, Senior Director of Digital Marketing at Nebo, will discuss the future of paid search at the 2012 Search Marketing Expo East Conference in New York. Joining industry experts from across the nation, Lincoln will discuss why a human-centered approach focused on user experience will be the direction of paid search in 2013. MarketWire

CoBe Capital Signs Agreement to Acquire Warendorfer Kuchen GmbH From AFG Arbonia-Forster-Holding AG (SIX: AFGN)
CoBe Capital, a private investment firm focused on the acquisition and management of non-core corporate divestitures, announced today it has signed an agreement to acquire Warendorfer Küchen GmbH, a manufacturer of premium kitchens from AFG Arbonia-Forster-Holding AG (SIX: AFGN). The transaction is expected to close on December 31, 2012. MarketWire

Charles Hensley, Ph.D., Inventor of Zicam(R) Cold Remedy, Creates Itonis Pharmaceuticals, Prepares to Announce Clinical Trial
Itonis, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ITNS) and Charles Hensley, Ph.D., the inventor of the Zicam® Cold Remedy, and founding member of Itonis Pharmaceuticals, are pleased to announce that the organization of the first clinical trial of the recently announced over-the-counter and prescription homeopathic nasal spray for the treatment of nausea has commenced MarketWire

Innovative Defense Technologies (IDT)'s Latest Release of Automated Test and Re-Test (ATRT) Revolutionizes How to Maintain and Update Your Automated Tests
Innovative Defense Technologies (IDT) (www.idtus.com), the automated software testing solutions provider for large mission critical systems, announced the latest release of their Automated Test and Re-Test (ATRT) Test Manager which now features technology which will dramatically decrease the time and effort required to maintain and update your automated tests. MarketWire

Debt Consolidation, Credit Card Debt Relief Programs Helping Many Out of Debt
Debt consolidation and credit card debt relief programs are helping a considerable number of Americans out of debt and helping them get back on more stable financial footing. How to get started on the journey to financial freedom? Read on. MarketWire

United Community Banks, Inc. Announces Date for Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Release and Conference Call
United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCBI) today announced it will release its third quarter 2012 financial results on Thursday, October 25, 2012, before the stock market opens. The Company also will hold a conference call at 11:00 a.m. ET on the same day to discuss its financial results, business highlights and outlook. MarketWire

EastBridge Investment Group's Client, Wonder International Education, Receives DTC Approval to Begin Electronic Trading
EastBridge Investment Group (OTCQB: EBIG) today announced Wonder International Education has received approval from the DTC to begin electronic trading. Wonder's common stock is listed on the Over The Counter Bulletin Board and OTC Markets under the symbol 'WIEI.' Wonder's corporate website is http://www.wondedu.com. MarketWire

Resource America, Inc. Authorizes Payment of Quarterly Cash Dividend
Resource America, Inc. (NASDAQ: REXI) (the "Company") announces that its Board of Directors has authorized the payment of a cash dividend on October 31, 2012 in the amount of $0.03 per share of the Company's common stock to all holders of record at the close of business on October 19, 2012. The Company has paid a consecutive quarterly cash dividend for over 17 years. MarketWire

Global Capacity Expands One Marketplace Access Exchange, Establishes New Point of Presence in New York City
Global Capacity, the leading telecommunications information and Logistics Company, announces today the expansion of the One Marketplace Access Exchange with a new Point of Presence (PoP) at 60 Hudson Street, New York MarketWire

Symantec to Webcast Quarterly Earnings Call
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) will webcast its quarterly earnings conference call on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, at 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT to discuss the results of its fiscal second quarter, ended Sept. 28, 2012. MarketWire

US Ecology Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.18 per Share
US Ecology, Inc. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: ECOL) today declared that stockholders of record on October 12, 2012 will receive a quarterly cash dividend of $0.18 per common share, payable on October 19, 2012. MarketWire

Novo Nordisk A/S : Status regarding Novo Nordisk's holding of its own shares
In continuation of the company'sannouncements dated 2 May 2012 and 9 August 2012 concerning planned sharerepurchase programmes, and pursuant to Section 204 MarketWire

MagForce to radically enforce market set up strategy with new management team
MagForce AG /MagForce to radically enforce market set up strategy with new management team. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

SpareBank 1 SMN: Presentation of 3rd quarter 2012
SpareBank 1 SMN is presenting 3rd  quarter 2012   Time: Friday 26th  October 2012 at 0800 am Place:Continental Hotel, Oslo   For registration please send e-mail to:admsekr@smn.no This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act) GlobeNewswire

Cermaq ASA: Presentation of Q3 2012-results
Cermaq presents the results for the 3rd quarter 2012 on Tuesday 23 October at hrs 08:00 CET at Felix Konferansesenter, Bryggetorget 3, Aker brygge, 0125 Oslo. GlobeNewswire

Bombardier Rail Control Technology on Board Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) in Malaysia
71 million euro value mass transit signalling order awarded to Bombardier Project is the first line of the Klang Valley mass rapid transit system connecting Sungai Buloh to Kajang Improving transportation links for 1 GlobeNewswire

STMicroelectronics Perfects Advanced Process Technology for New Generation of Sensor Electronics
First 16V op-amps using advanced new process reach the market, delivering new levels of accuracy, energy efficiency, space savings and rugged performance GlobeNewswire

Telenor honors its obligation to take delivery of VimpelCom Ltd. preferred shares from Weather, seeks parity with Altimo
(Fornebu, Norway - 1 October 2012) On 28September 2012, Telenor honored its obligation to take delivery of 71,000,000 VimpelCom Ltd. preferred shares from Weather Investments II S.Ãr.l. for USD 113,600,000 in connection with Weather's 15 August exercise of its put option covering such shares.Telenor now owns 42.95 % of VimpelCom Ltd.'s voting shares. GlobeNewswire

Kauppalehti expands its services together with JM Tieto
Alma Media Corporation Press release October 1, 2012 at 14:00 (EEST) KAUPPALEHTI EXPANDS ITS SERVICES TOGETHER WITH JM TIETOKauppalehti, part of Alma Media, and JM Tieto Oy have agreed on wide-ranging collaboration in providing information services and multichannel marketing services. At the same time, Alma Media purchases 20 per cent of the stock of JM Tieto GlobeNewswire

Bavarian Nordic Reports Preliminary Data from Phase 2 Trial of CV-301 in Metastatic Breast Cancer
KVISTGAARD, Denmark, October 1, 2012 - Bavarian Nordic A/S (OMX: BAVA) today announced preliminary results from a randomized, open-label, multi-center Phase 2 study of CV-301 (CEA/MUC-1/TRICOM), an immunotherapy product candidate, in combination with docetaxel versus docetaxel alone for the treatment of metastatic breast cancer GlobeNewswire

Bombardier Wins Order for Additional TWINDEXX Vario Double-deck Trains
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Klövern has carried out additional issue of preference shares of approximately SEK 150 million
On the basis of the large interest for subscriptions of preference shares in the issue of preference shares of approximately SEK 500 million, which Klövern announced on the 20 September 2012 and announced the outcome of earlier today, Klövern has today carried out an additional issue of preference shares GlobeNewswire

Addtech acquires Leica Nilomark Oy
Addtech Life Science, a business area in the Addtech Group, has today signed an agreement to acquire all shares outstanding in Leica Nilomark Oy. GlobeNewswire

KONE to supply the elevators to new Crossrail stations in central London
KONE Corporation, press release, October 1, 2012 GlobeNewswire

EMGS commences West of Shetland basalt mapping survey
Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) is pleased to announce that it has commenced a fully pre-funded multi-client survey in the West of Shetland area. The vessel Atlantic Guardian will acquire controlled-source electromagnetic (CSEM) and magnetotelluric (MT) data for a minimum of three weeks in an area where basalt layers make the interpretation of seismic data challenging GlobeNewswire

Klövern's issue of preference shares fully subscribed - adds large number of new shareholders
Klövern announced on 20 September 2012 that the Board of Directors had decided, by virtue of the authorization granted by the extraordinary shareholders' meeting on 14 September 2012, to carry out an issue of up to 3,700,000 preference shares at a subscription price of SEK 136 per preference share, corresponding to proceeds of up to SEK 503.2 million GlobeNewswire

Aker Solutions awarded wireline tractor agreement with Statoil
1 October 2012 - Aker Solutions has been awarded a four-year frame agreement from Statoil for delivering wireline tractor services on the Norwegian continental shelf. GlobeNewswire

Cermaq ASA : Cermaq acquires the Chilean company Cultivos Marinos Chiloé
Cermaq ASA has entered into an agreement to acquire all shares in the Chilean farming company Cultivos Marinos Chiloé S.A (CMCh) for a total enterprise value of USD 110 million. The transaction will increase Cermaq's total production capacity by almost 25 percent to approximately 180,000 tonnes GlobeNewswire

NORDIC INVESTMENT BANK: NIB to finance mobile network upgrade in Norway
NIB has signed a loan agreement totalling EUR 74 million with mobile operator Tele2 AB for complementary financing of its mobile network expansion in Norway. GlobeNewswire

Allocation to primary insiders
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Tele2 AB enters into loan agreement with Nordic Investment Bank
Stockholm - Tele2 AB (Tele2), (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm Exchange: TEL2 A and TEL2 B) announces the signing of a loan agreement with Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) totalling EUR 74 million  for the complementary financing of the Tele2 mobile network expansion in Norway. GlobeNewswire

Ex right to participate in subsequent offering today, 1 October 2012
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Noreco raises NOK 400 million in a private placement
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Imtech: new order for sustainable technology in Karolinska Hospital, Sweden
Gouda - Imtech (IM-AE, technical services provision in and outside Europe) announces that it has received another order for sustainable technological solutions in the new Karolinska Hospital under construction in Stockholm in Sweden. The orders for this project currently run to 34 million euro. GlobeNewswire

Novartis receives European Commission approval for once-daily Seebri® Breezhaler® as maintenance COPD treatment in the EU
Novartis International AG /Novartis receives European Commission approval for once-daily Seebri® Breezhaler® as maintenance COPD treatment in the EU . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Voyageur Spirit underway to Huntington Field
Stavanger, 1 October 2012: Norwegian Energy Company (Noreco) is pleased to announce that the tow of the FPSO "Voyageur Spirit" from the Nymo yard to the Huntington Field commenced yesterday, in line with plan. Production start at the Huntington Field is expected before the end of the year. GlobeNewswire

Algeta: New analyses from phase III ALSYMPCA trial in patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer with bone metastases presented at ESMO 2012
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