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  • Google releases Q3 earnings. Google shares plunge as the Q3 earnings fails to meet market expectations.
  • Microsoft has released its fiscal first quarter earnings which ended Sept. 30. The net income dropped 22 percent to $4.47 billion compared to $5.74 billion for the same period last year. The Revenue was down 8 percent to $16 billion, from $17.37 billion a year before. In the after-hours trading, the shares of Microsoft fell more than 1 percent.

  • PropThink: BioCryst, Presidio Merger Creates Yet Another Competitor in the HCV Segment
    By Jake KingIn an all-stock merger announced Thursday morning, BioCryst Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:BCRX) will acquire privately-held Presidio, Inc, creating a new business entity to focus on oral Hepatitis C (HCV) and hereditary angioedema (HAE) treatments ACN Newswire

    PropThink: Upcoming Clinical Results for CHTP's Northera Could Rejuvenate The Stock
    By David MoskowitzAfter being decimated earlier this year on the FDA rejection of Northera, shares of Chelsea Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CHTP) could be rejuvenated as new Phase III results are expected to be reported by year-end ACN Newswire

    Software Magazine Ranks EPAM Among World's Largest Software and Service Provider Companies
    ACN Newswire

    PropThink: BG-12 Gets Extended FDA Review, ELN Likely Up Today; Look To Sell Into Strength
    By David MoskowitzWe have written about the pressure on shares of Elan Corp. (NYSE:ELN), which has been taking place in advance of the expected market entry of Biogen Idec's (NASDAQ:BIIB) BG-12 treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS). BG-12 is an orally dosed medicine with strong efficacy and safety profile as demonstrated in Phase III studies ACN Newswire

    Marathon Petroleum Corporation to Announce 2012 Third-Quarter Financial Results Nov. 1
    Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC) announced today that it will host a conference call on Thursday, Nov. 1, at 10 a.m. EDT to provide an update on company operations and to discuss 2012 third-quarter financial results, which will be released earlier that day ACN Newswire

    Singapore Exchange Reports $74 Million Profit
    SGX recorded revenue of $160 million ($178 million), net profit of $74 million ($88 million) and earnings per share (EPS) of 7.0 cents (8.2 cents). The Board of Directors has declared an interim dividend of 4.0 cents (4.0 cents) per share, payable on 5 November 2012 ACN Newswire

    A*STAR Scientists Identify Mutation That Causes Skin Hyperproliferation
    Scientists have identified a mutation in a gene that causes patches of very thick skin to appear on the palms and soles of affected people. This skin disorder is related, albeit in a much milder form, to that of the Indonesian 'Tree Man', Dede Koswara(1) ACN Newswire

    Top Japanese Executive Job Site "BizReach" Launches New Job Site Targeting APAC Regional Executive Job Market
    RegionUP will become Asia's first subscription-based regional job site with an emphasis on the US$100K+ job market across the APAC region. RegionUP is operated by BizReach, Inc. which has revolutionized the traditional job search and now boasts a pool of executive caliber talent never before seen in Japan.(http://www.regionup ACN Newswire

    PropThink: ITMN Jumps on Institutional Position; Look to Esbriet's International Launch for Near-Term Trades
    By Jake KingDeerfield Capital reported a 6.2% stake in InterMune (NASDAQ:ITMN) on Tuesday, causing shares of the biotechnology company to climb 10% in the following trading session. InterMune develops and markets Esbriet, a treatment for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) that is approved in Europe and, as of October 2, Canada ACN Newswire

    PropThink: Potential FDA Warning and Earnings Overshadow STJ Share Repurchase Program
    By Jake KingShares of St. Jude Medical (NYSE:STJ) opened 6% lower Wednesday morning following the company's quarterly report and conference call, which included discussion of a potential FDA warning letter for one of STJ's manufacturing facilities ACN Newswire

    OCZ Technology to Display Enterprise Storage Solutions at Gartner's Symposium/ITXpo 2012
    OCZ Technology Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCZ), a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems, will display its enterprise storage solutions at the Gartner Symposium/ITXpo, Booth #1044, Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, from October 21st through October 25th MarketWire

    Oracle Prices $5.0 Billion of Investment Grade Notes
    Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL) today announced the pricing of its sale of $2.5 billion of 1.200% Notes due 2017 (the "2017 Notes") and $2.5 billion of 2.500% Notes due 2022 (the "2022 Notes"). The offering is expected to settle on October 25, 2012. MarketWire

    Organic Alliance Promotes Chris White From VP to Chief Development Officer
    Organic Alliance, Inc. (OTCQB: ORGC), a global grower and marketer of fresh, organic and Fair Trade fruits and vegetables, today announced it has promoted Chris White from Vice President - Global Supply Chain Development, to Chief Development Officer. MarketWire

    Pericom Semiconductor to Announce First Quarter Fiscal 2013 Results on October 30, 2012
    Pericom Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEM), a worldwide supplier of high-speed integrated circuits and frequency control products, will announce its first quarter results for fiscal year 2013 after market close on Tuesday, October 30, 2012. MarketWire

    Annual Australian Marketing Institute Conference Features Themes on Insights Innovation
    Vision Critical will play a dominant role in the upcoming Annual Australian Marketing Institute Conference held October 23-25 at the Grand Hyatt Melbourne. The conference, attended by over 200 marketing professionals, will include presentations from the Vision Critical team on efficient and effective marketing practices. MarketWire

    UC Berkeley Completes Construction of Alternative Energy Research Building
    Construction of the University of California, Berkeley's five-story, $133 million biofuels research building, designed by SmithGroupJJR, has reached completion in Berkeley, Calif. The 113,200-square-foot Energy Biosciences Building (EBB) is located at the northwest edge of the UC Berkeley campus, a site formerly occupied by the California Department of Health Services MarketWire

    Novo Nordisk A/S: Japan's Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency publishes assessment report of Tresiba(R)
    Company Announcement No 65 2012:http://hugin.info/2013/R/1650560/532293.pdf This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf ofThomson Reuters clients MarketWire

    Baja Mining Reports No Damages to Boleo Project Due to Hurricane Paul
    Baja Mining Corp. ("Baja") (TSX: BAJ)(OTCQX: BAJFF) informs that its 49% owned company Minera y Metalurgica del Boleo S.A. de C.V. ("MMB") has resumed its normal activities after the passage of hurricane "Paul" in the Baja California Sur region. MarketWire

    Brookfield Financial Launches Advisory Services Business in Asia, and Appoints A. Richard Brown as a Managing Partner in Hong Kong
    Brookfield Financial has today announced its move into the Asian market as part of a global expansion of its transaction advisory and investment banking platform. The opening of Brookfield Financial's new Hong Kong office further expands the firm's global network from its Canadian base, adding to offices in the United States, Europe, India, Australia and Brazil MarketWire

    Dataguise to Showcase DG for Hadoop at IBM Information On Demand Conference in Las Vegas
    Dataguise (http://www.dataguise.com), a leading innovator of data security intelligence and protection solutions, today announced it will present DG for Hadoop™ at the 2012 Information On Demand conference in Las Vegas, NV from October 21-25 MarketWire

    MSG Varsity Partners With NeuLion to Launch First Ever Live HD Digital Network for High School Sports
    NeuLion, Inc. (TSX: NLN), the leading provider of live and on-demand sports content to Internet-connected devices, today announced a partnership with MSG Varsity, to deliver the first ever live and interactive HD digital high school sports experience. MarketWire

    HPIL Holding Announces Authorization to Develop Patents and Related Products.
    HPIL Holding (the "Company") (OTCQB: HPIL) is pleased to announce that on October 16, 2012, the Company's Board of Directors (the "Board") approved a resolution authorizing its wholly owned subsidiary HPIL HEALTHCARE INC. to develop certain Patents owned by the Company related to a "Massage Vibrator for the Relief of Aches and Pain." The product name is "IFLOR, Stimulating Massage Device MarketWire

    Cisar Named New Market Manager at TopLine Federal Credit Union's Bloomington Location
    Lore Cisar has joined TopLine Federal Credit Union as the market manager for TopLine's Bloomington branch location at 5221 Viking Drive. She joins TopLine from Guaranty Bank where she most recently managed the Shakopee branch. MarketWire

    Idaho First Bank Reports Record Quarterly Income
    Today Idaho First Bank (OTCQB: IDFB) reported financial results for the quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2012. The Bank reported net income of $144,000 for the first nine months of 2012, compared to a loss of $214,000 in the same period of 2011. Compared to the prior year, the change was attributable to a 35% increase in net interest income MarketWire

    Vectren Schedules 2012 Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
    Vectren Corporation (NYSE: VVC) will announce its 2012 third quarter results after the market closes on Monday, November 5, 2012. Vectren management will discuss those results during a conference call at 2:00 p.m. EST on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 MarketWire

    More Local Jackpot Winners at Red Hawk Casino
    Red Hawk Casino is where locals win more. Three lucky locals won more than $85,000 in jackpots over the weekend, with one lucky winner hitting his third jackpot in less than one week. MarketWire

    Rivet Software Charges Ahead With Next Generation Financial Reporting
    Rivet Software, the premier provider of standards-based business reporting and analytics software, today announced that third-quarter sales figures were 50% ahead of the same period last year. MarketWire

    EnergySolutions, Inc. to Announce Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results
    EnergySolutions, Inc. (NYSE: ES) today announced it will conduct a conference call at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, November 8, 2012, to discuss financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2012. A press release announcing financial results is expected to be made prior to market opening on November 8, 2012. MarketWire

    Steady Reliable Cash Flow for Income-Starved Investors From New BMG Gold Advantage Return BullionFund
    With one-year Canadian treasury bills offering just slightly more than one percent, Bullion Management Services Inc., a BMG company (BMG), is offering cash-flow-starved investors a new open-end mutual fund that couples $0.07 per unit monthly fixed cash distributions with an underlying asset of uncompromised physical gold bullion. MarketWire

    American National Bankshares Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2012 Earnings
    American National Bankshares Inc. (NASDAQ: AMNB) MarketWire

    Manhattan Endoscopy Center, the Largest Ambulatory Endoscopy Center in the State of New York, Opens in Midtown Manhattan
    Manhattan Endoscopy Center LLC (MEC) celebrates the opening of their state-of-the-art facility located in the heart of Manhattan. The team of physicians includes world-renowned GI experts, researchers, and thought-leaders who advocate for timely screening, diagnosis, and treatment to improve health outcomes and help save lives MarketWire

    National Bankshares, Inc. Reports Increased Net Income for First Three Quarters of 2012
    Today, National Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: NKSH) announced net income of approximately $13.06 million through September 30, 2012, up $313 thousand, or 2.46%, above the total reported for the first nine months of 2011. Basic earnings per share were $1.88, which compares with $1.84 reported at September 30, 2011. At September 30, 2012, the Company had total assets of $1.08 billion, an increase of 3 MarketWire

    AMD Reports Third Quarter Results and Announces Restructuring
    AMD (NYSE: AMD) MarketWire

    DG(R) to Report Third Quarter 2012 Results, Host Conference Call and Webcast on November 8, 2012
    DG (NASDAQ: DGIT), the world's leading ad management and distribution platform, announced today that it will report its third quarter 2012 financial results on Thursday, November 8, 2012. The management will host a conference call and webcast at 05:00 pm ET that afternoon to review the results. MarketWire

    Lattice Semiconductor Reports Third Quarter 2012 Results
    Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) MarketWire

    New Jersey Community Bank Reports Third Quarter 2012 Results
    New Jersey Community Bank (OTCBB: NJCB) (the "Bank") reported net income of $1 thousand for the three months ended September 30, 2012, compared to the third quarter 2011 earnings of $113 thousand, or $0.06 per common share. For the first nine months of 2012, the Bank reported net income of $221 thousand, or $0.12 per common share compared with a net income of $414 thousand, or $0 MarketWire

    Broward County Crime Commission to Honor Brian Walsh and Senior Judge Joel Lazarus With Community Service Award and Lifetime Achievement Award
    On Thursday, October 18th, the Broward County Crime Commission will be hosting its 33rd Annual Criminal Justice Dinner, where 43 detectives from 40 agencies will be honored, through the Crime Commission's first ever Detective of the Year track MarketWire

    Assembly Members Diane Harkey and Jim Silva Top OCBC's List of Best Votes for Business
    Orange County Business Council took positions and advocated on behalf of dozens of state bills throughout the legislative session. Posted below is a summary of how Orange County's delegation ranks in order of support for OCBC positions on the 29 bills identified during OCBC's "One Voice, Two Capitols" advocacy trip in the Spring of 2012 MarketWire

    Huntington Learning Center Celebrates American Education Week
    The week of November 11-17, 2012, Huntington Learning Centers nationwide will recognize American Education Week, a celebration of public education and the people who make a difference in ensuring every child receives a quality education. First observed in 1921, the National Education Association's American Education Week is now in its 91st year. MarketWire

    Digital Analytics Association's Seattle Symposium Leaps Into Future With Spotlight on Value of Predictive Analytics
    The Digital Analytics Association (DAA), formerly the Web Analytics Association (WAA), today announced that they will host the third annual Seattle Symposium at the Microsoft Conference Center in Redmond, WA, from noon to 7:00 p.m. on November 7 MarketWire

    Audi of America Adds New Central Region to Support Dealers, Customers as U.S. Presence Grows
    Audi of America is creating a new Central Region, based near Chicago, to provide greater dealer support nationwide, continue enhancements of the Audi customer experience and progress toward the brand goal of selling 200,000 vehicles in the U.S. market before 2020. MarketWire

    Ticketfly Selected by More San Francisco Venues Than Any Other Provider
    Ticketfly, the social ticketing platform, today announced major client growth and industry momentum in the Bay Area. With more music clients than any competitor, Ticketfly has solidified its place as the number one ticketing provider for live music venues in San Francisco MarketWire

    Broward County Crime Commission to Honor 43 Detectives of the Year & Also the Prosecutor of the Year
    On Thursday, October 18th, the Broward County Crime Commission will do something seldom done... collectively honor 43 detectives from 40 law enforcement agencies in Broward County, at the Deerfield Beach Hilton, in Deerfield Beach, Florida. MarketWire

    Tailgating Expert Jeff Dockeray Selects the Top 15 Tailgating Products of 2012
    Jeff Dockeray, parking lot pro and founder of Tailgate Radio Network, is pleased to announce that he has selected his top 15 tailgating products of 2012. Dockeray, a tailgating enthusiast for more than 20 years, has met with hundreds of companies and inventors to uncover some of the most exciting and innovative products available in the $20 billion tailgating industry. MarketWire

    Oak Valley Bancorp Reports 3rd Quarter Results
    Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ: OVLY), the bank holding company for Oak Valley Community Bank and Eastern Sierra Community Bank, recently reported consolidated financial results. For the three months ended September 30, 2012, net income was $1,479,000, while net income available to common shareholders was a record $1,395,000, or $0.18 per diluted common share MarketWire

    Nearly Half of Americans Think China's Growth Will Hurt the U.S. Economy
    As the Presidential debates have highlighted, Americans are wary of China's growth and trade practices. That attitude could seriously backfire on the U.S. economy, say experts at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). MarketWire

    Sunshine Heart's Feasibility Study Data to Be Presented at 2012 Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics Conference
    Sunshine Heart, Inc. (NASDAQ: SSH) (ASX: SHC), a global medical device company focused on innovative technologies for moderate heart failure, today announced that its flagship C-Pulse Heart Assist System will be featured in two clinical presentations at the 24th annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) scientific symposium MarketWire

    Sutron Corporation Announces Contracts for $3,943,652
    Sutron Corporation (NASDAQ: STRN), a global leader in hydrological, meteorological, and oceanic monitoring products, systems, software and services, is pleased to announce we have signed two contracts with the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Ministry of Energy & Water (MEW) MarketWire

    **CORRECTION** - Golar LNG Partners L.P.: 2012 Annual General Meeting
    Golar LNG Partners LP (the "Partnership") advises that its 2012 AnnualMeeting will be held on December 13, 2012. The record date for voting atthe Annual Meeting is set to October 17, 2012. The notice, agenda andassociated material are attached to this release MarketWire

    Golar LNG Partners L.P.: 2012 Annual General Meeting
    Golar LNG Partners LP (the "Partnership") advises that its 2012 AnnualMeeting will be held on December 13, 2012. The record date for voting atthe Annual Meeting is set to October 18, 2012. The notice, agenda andassociated material are attached to this release MarketWire

    South Florida in January for Noble Financial's Ninth Annual Equity Conference
    Noble Financial Capital Markets (Noble) announced today that it will host its ninth annual equity conference on January 22-23, 2013 at the Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood (Ft. Lauderdale area), Florida. This will be the fifth Noble conference to be held at the Hard Rock MarketWire

    No on Government Waste Committee Applauds Los Angeles Times and Los Angeles Daily News for Both Officially Opposing Measure B
    With a combined circulation of just over one million people, the No on Government Waste Committee applauded editorials in both the Los Angeles Times and Los Angeles Daily News opposing Measure B, the so-called "Safer Sex" initiative on the Nov MarketWire

    Latino Parenting Bloggers Issue National Call for Gift Ideas for 2012's Biggest Hispanic Blogger Holiday Gift Guide
    Leading Latino parenting blogs PapiBlogger and Mamá Contemporánea are issuing a national call for gift ideas for their third annual 2012 Holiday Gift Guide, the largest and best known Holiday gift guide by Latino bloggers. MarketWire

    Red Hawk Casino First Responder Recognized for Life-Saving Efforts
    Tyler Ebinger is a Medical First Responder who has been with Red Hawk Casino two years. Recently Tyler was called to evaluate a 57-year-old guest who had just arrived at the casino when she began experiencing tightness and pain in her head, like none she had ever felt MarketWire

    Major League Baseball Player Steve Finley to Speak at Message Bus' Serendipity Series Today
    Message Bus, the first to provide a cloud-native application service enabling and powering messaging across email and mobile channels, is excited to announce that retired Major League Baseball Player Steve Finley will speak at its Serendipity Series today at 11:30 a.m. PT. MarketWire

    Simba Technologies Brings SQL to Hadoop at Strata NY Conference + Hadoop World 2012
    Simba Technologies, the industry's Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) expert for Big Data solutions, announced today that it will be showcasing its Big Data ODBC Drivers for Apache Hive, Apache Cassandra, HBase, MongoDB and Google BigQuery at O'Reilly Strata NY + Hadoop World 2012 in New York City, October 23-25 MarketWire

    Appcelerator to Integrate AT&T APIs With Titanium Development Platform
    Appcelerator®, the leading mobile platform company, today announced a collaborative effort with AT&T to enable mobile developers to build applications powered by AT&T application programming interfaces (APIs) MarketWire

    Brookfield Canada Office Properties Declares November 2012 Monthly Distribution
    The Board of Trustees of Brookfield Canada Office Properties (TSX: BOX.UN) (NYSE: BOXC) announced a distribution of $0.0975 per trust unit payable on November 15, 2012 to holders of Trust units of record at the close of business on October 31, 2012. MarketWire

    Fairmont Upgrades Its Digital Platforms
    Editors note: There is a photo associated with this press release. MarketWire

    Casa Systems Names Abraham Pucheril as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales
    Casa Systems, a worldwide leader in next generation cable edge technology, announced today the appointment of veteran telecommunications and cable executive Abraham Pucheril to the position of Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales. MarketWire

    CNH Announces Closing of $750 Million Notes
    CNH Global N.V. (NYSE: CNH) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, CNH Capital LLC, has completed its previously announced private offering of $750 million in aggregate principal amount of 3.875% notes due 2015, issued at par. MarketWire

    TVV Capital Acquires Big 3 Precision Products, Inc.
    TVV Capital ("TVV Capital" or "TVV"), an established, value-oriented, lower middle-market buyout firm focused on niche manufacturing, today announced that it successfully completed the acquisition of Big 3 Precision Products, Inc. ("Big 3") effective September 28, 2012. Big 3 is a market-leading niche manufacturer of injection blow molds, tooling and fabrication products MarketWire

    NFL Picks - 2012 Experts Weigh in on This Year's Top NFL Picks
    The 2012 NFL season has been a very exciting year for football fans. Starting with the unenviable and dismal calls from the replacement refs in the first 4 weeks of the season followed by Mike Cooper of Coopers Pick incredible run of winners with his sports handicapping firm's predictions on weekly NFL matchup outcomes. MarketWire

    FrontRange Receives 2012 Cloud Computing Excellence Award
    FrontRange Solutions, the only provider of Hybrid IT Service Management (ITSM) solutions, announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named HEAT® Cloud as a 2012 Cloud Computing Excellence Award winner for the second consecutive year. This award is presented by Cloud Computing Magazine. MarketWire

    APAC Customer Services, Inc. Expanding in Utica, New York
    APAC Customer Services, Inc., a leader in global outsourced solutions, announced today that the company plans to hire over 170 employees in Utica, New York. The expansion is primarily a result of client growth in the Insurance, Media, and Telecommunications industries. In conjunction with the expansion, APAC will be holding a job fair on October 23, 2012. MarketWire

    Russell Indexes: Russell Eurozone Index Has Returned 15.1% YTD as of October 16th, With Greece a Leading Market Within the Index YTD and MTD
    The Russell Eurozone Index returned +15.1% year-to-date and +2.9% month-to-date as of October 16th. Within the Index, Belgium (+33.4%) has led all markets year-to-date as of October 16th, followed by Greece (+30.4%) and Germany (+25.1%). Greece has led by a wide margin month-to-date as of October 16th, with a +14.1% return MarketWire

    PrintRunner Named a Bronze Sponsor for the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's(TM)
    PrintRunner, an online printing company committed to social responsibility, was named a Bronze Sponsor by the Alzheimer's Association Southland Chapter. The company donated printed marketing and fundraising materials to this year's Walk to End Alzheimer's™, the nation's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research MarketWire

    2012 Survey Finds Community Colleges Expand Distance Learning and Offer More Student Services Online
    e.Republic's Center for Digital Education announces the results and winners of the eighth annual Digital Community Colleges Survey. MarketWire

    BrightScope Welcomes Dr. Stephen Coggeshall, CTO of ID Analytics, to Advisory Board
    BrightScope (www.brightscope.com), the leading provider of independent retirement plan ratings and investment research, is proud to announce that Dr. Stephen Coggeshall, CTO of ID Analytics, has joined its Advisory Board and will serve in an ongoing capacity as an Advisor to the company and its executives. Dr MarketWire

    BlogHer Launches BlogHer PRO: A New Event for Social Media Power Users Building Their Brand and Business
    On December 13, 2012, BlogHer, Inc., the premium cross-platform media network and publisher for women, will present the inaugural BlogHer PRO Conference at the historic Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco. MarketWire

    Chicagoland Realtors(R) Elect MRED's Agent-Branded App as Clear Winner
    Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) (www.mredllc.com), the Chicagoland multiple listing service (MLS), has announced the introduction of an agent-branded IDX listing search as part of its Midwest Homes™ app suite. This mobile app puts the agent's brand in front of their customers, turning every home listed into a virtual flyer promoting that agent and generating real-time leads. MarketWire

    SEI to Announce Third-Quarter Earnings on Wednesday, October 24, 2012
    SEI Investments Company (NASDAQ: SEIC) announced today that it intends to release third-quarter earnings on Wednesday, October 24, 2012, before the markets open. The company will also hold a conference call to discuss these financial results beginning at 2:00 p.m. ET. MarketWire

    Indiana State University Online RN to BS in Nursing Graduate Is Making a Big Impact in California
    Dr. Daniel Lucky, a 2007 graduate of Indiana State University's online RN to BS in Nursing program, is making a lasting impact on the California community by providing thousands of people with access to primary care. In partnership with the Ceres Police Department, Lucky is positively impacting the health of more than 10,000 people and saving hundreds of lives. MarketWire

    GSU Selects Meaglow Hollow Cathode Plasma Source
    Editors Note: There are two images associated with this press release. MarketWire

    Influenster Launches Next-Generation Marketing Research Platform That Puts Brands at the Center of a Highly Engaged & Influential Community of Trendsetters
    Influenster (www.influenster.com), today announced the introduction of its next-generation marketing research platform, which offers brands a one-of-a-kind opportunity to access a highly engaged and influential community of trendsetters. Specifically, Influenster is a free-to-join community of trendsetters who live to give opinions of products and experiences MarketWire

    UHY Advisors Receives HITRUST Certification for Healthcare Data Security
    UHY Advisors has been designated a Common Security Framework (CSF) Assessor by the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST), authorizing the firm to perform the healthcare industry data security assessments most widely recognized by HIPAA, HITECH, states, and healthcare industry participants. MarketWire

    "Minnesota Marriage Debate," a Collaboration Between MPR News and KARE 11 News, On-Air and Online This Week
    This week, MPR News and KARE 11 News, two of the largest broadcasters in the Upper Midwest, join forces for an in-depth series about Minnesota's proposed constitutional marriage amendment. The series will be broadcast statewide on MPR News and KARE 11 as well as online today through Friday. MarketWire

    Chronic Disease Fund(R) Selects ControlCase CaaS for PCI Compliance
    ControlCase, a leading provider of compliance, information security and risk management solutions, is pleased to add Chronic Disease Fund to its growing list of global clients that have selected ControlCase's ground-breaking Compliance as a Service (CaaS) platform to achieve compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) MarketWire

    Vplenish(R) Offers a Unique Way to Replenish Your Vitamins
    Do you dislike swallowing big vitamin pills or the taste that stays in your mouth? By simply tearing open a little green packet of Vplenish (www.vplenish.com) and sprinkling the tasteless and colorless powder into a hot or cold beverage, or onto your favorite food, you can get a boost of vitamins B6, B12, C and D (and Zinc, Antioxidants, and Electrolytes) to support a healthy immune system MarketWire

    The University of Manchester Moves Into the 4th Dimension With Xradia's VersaXRM
    Xradia, Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of 3D X-ray microscopes for the lab and synchrotron, announced today that The University of Manchester has purchased the VersaXRM-500 3D X-ray microscope with funding from The Engineering and Physical Science Research Council for use in its advanced imaging laboratory MarketWire

    Enterasys Networks Saves Millions and Delivers Consistent Growth in Turbulent Economy with Steelwedge Planning
    Steelwedge, the leader in cloud-based sales and operations planning (S&OP) solutions will co-host a webinar next week with flagship customer, Enterasys Networks, a Siemens Enterprise Communications company, to highlight the ongoing benefits of managing a business through volatile market conditions with a solid integrated business planning foundation. MarketWire

    NEWave(R) Successfully Installs Its Sophisticated Title 31 Software at Riverwind Casino(R) in Oklahoma
    NEWave®, the leading software supplier to the gaming industry, has completed installation of its sophisticated Title 31 software at Riverwind Casino® in Norman, Oklahoma. The installation makes Riverwind Casino the 28th casino in Oklahoma to use or be contracted to use NEWave software. MarketWire

    Vishay Intertechnology Releases Industry's First Wirebondable 1 mm Sq. Thin Film Chip Resistors With High Resistance to 100 Megohms
    Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced the industry's first wirebondable thin film chip resistors with compact 40 mil by 40 mil (1 mm by 1 mm) footprints to feature high resistance to 100 megohms. The new CS44 series features low TCR down to 50 ppm/ degrees C and tolerances to 0.5 %. MarketWire

    Uniquify Combines Design, IP Expertise to Deliver Low-Power, Low-Cost 10Gb Ethernet Controller to Tehuti Networks
    Uniquify (www.uniquify.com), a leading semiconductor intellectual property (IP) and system-on-chip (SoC) design and manufacturing services provider, announced today that it successfully implemented the physical design of a low-power, low-cost 10Gb Ethernet controller integrated circuit (IC) for Tehuti Networks (www.tehutinetworks.net) of Herzliya, Israel. MarketWire

    AnyMeeting Integrates With VMware Zimbra Collaboration Suite
    AnyMeeting, the free web conference and online meeting solution for small business, today announced it has integrated with VMware Zimbra® Collaboration Server™ with the launch of the AnyMeeting Zimlet. MarketWire

    Mercuria Advances Asian Hard Commodities Strategy
    Mercuria Energy Group Ltd ("Mercuria") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Marcus Lyu as Head of Hard Commodities Trading for Asia. Mr. Lyu joins from Noble Resources. MarketWire

    Quantum Genomics announces successful phase Ia data with QGC001, its lead compound for the treatment of hypertension
    Quantum Genomics (NYSE Euronext Paris: MLQGC) announces today the successfulcompletion of the first-in-human phase I clinical study with its productQGC001.QGC001 is the first of a new class of drugs that aim to treat highbloodpressure through an inhibition of the aminopeptidase A enzyme (APA) at thebrainlevel. MarketWire

    South Florida "Casting Call" for Nat Geo WILD's Popular Series Fish Tank Kings
    Living Color Aquariums, stars of the popular Nat Geo WILD television series, Fish Tank Kings, is actively seeking businesses or individuals who are interested in commissioning a Custom Aquarium for possible inclusion in an upcoming episode. Nat Geo WILD recently announced that the network renewed Fish Tank Kings for a second season and production is currently underway. MarketWire

    ENBALA Power Networks Recognized with Excellence Award by the Ontario Energy Association
    ENBALA Power Networks is delighted to announce it has been awarded the Ontario Energy Association's (OEA) Excellence Award as Small Company of the Year. ENBALA is being recognized for its innovative technology platform that engages large-scale electricity users, grid operators and utilities to help manage the reliability and efficiency of the electricity grid. MarketWire

    SunSi Provides Status Update on Its Trading Symbol
    SunSi Energies Inc. ("SunSi") (OTCQB: SSIED) (OTCQB: SSIE), an international manufacturer, seller and distributor of energy products and solutions, announced trading of its common stock, effective today, would revert to its previous symbol of "SSIE." Previously, due to SunSi's 1-for-2 reverse stock split effected on October 9, 2012, the Company's stock temporarily traded under the symbol "SSIED MarketWire

    Opflex Solutions Joins the Fight to End Breast Cancer
    Oil companies, oil spill contractors, government agencies, consumers, and all customers of Opflex Solutions can now feel even better about their efforts to clean their waterways. Opflex Solutions is honoring National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by launching a campaign to raise funds for the American Cancer Society MarketWire

    SEMAFO Intersects Higher Grade Mineralization at Yaho
    SEMAFO (TSX: SMF)(OMX: SMF) today announced the results of its 2012 step-out and delineation drilling program carried out on the Yaho zone at the Corporation's Mana property in Burkina Faso. Higher grade intersections appear more regularly in the north sector returning values of up to 3.75 g/t Au over 56 meters (MRC12-2007). MarketWire

    Rainmaker to Announce Third Quarter Financial Results Tuesday, October 30, 2012
    Rainmaker Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: RMKR), a leading global e-Commerce software company that helps multi-national companies address the B2B market by maximizing sales revenue for their products and services, will announce the financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012 after the close of regular market trading on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 MarketWire

    Global Leaders With "Ideas Remaking the World" Converge in San Francisco
    The International Women's Forum (IWF), dedicated to connecting the world's most preeminent women to advance leadership across careers, cultures and continents, will host its 2012 World Leadership Conference at the Fairmont Hotel San Francisco, October 24-26 MarketWire

    Franklin Templeton Launches Interactive Retirement Center With Expanded Web Content and Resources for Financial Advisors
    Franklin Templeton Investments today introduced a new retirement center at franklintempleton.com/retirement with interactive features, timely content and other helpful resources for financial advisors serving individual investors, as well as employers and plan sponsors. MarketWire

    The Revolutionary Retrofit Panel by ETwater for the Rain Bird 50-Pin Controller to Compete in the Irrigation Association Show New Products Contest
    ET Water Systems, Inc., the market leader in smart controller retrofits and leading solutions provider for smart irrigation management, announced the SmartWorks Replacement Panel developed for the Rain Bird ESP-MC and ESP-SAT series controllers will be a finalist in the IA Show New Product Contest this November in Orlando, FL. MarketWire

    A Post-Olympics Study by Research Now: the Games' True Legacy
    Following the London 2012 Olympics, the media have attempted to identify the "real" legacy left by the Games. Is it urban gentrification, improvements in public transport, or even support for London Mayor Boris Johnson that is the most powerful legacy? MarketWire

    LightSpeed(TM) Completes Integration to Merchant Warehouse's Breakthrough Genius(TM) Platform
    Merchant Warehouse®, a leading innovator of payment and program acceptance solutions, announces that LightSpeed, a preeminent provider of retail systems for iGeneration shoppers, has integrated with the Genius Customer Engagement Platform™ to become a certified Genius partner MarketWire

    Northland Successfully Completes Their First Blast of Iron Ore in Kaunisvaara
    Northland Resources S.A. (TSX: NAU)(FRANKFURT: NPK)(OSLO: NAUR)(OMX: NAURo) ("Northland" or the "Company") has completed the first iron ore blast at their Tapuli mine in Kaunisvaara. The Company is continuing on track to start production in November. MarketWire

    DOOH and CPG Brand Executive Timothy Fuhriman Joins SOOH Media Advisory Board
    Timothy Fuhriman, former Senior Vice President Digital Billboards for Clear Channel Outdoor, has joined the Advisory Board for Social Out of Home (SOOH) digital marketing and advertising platform company, SOOH Media MarketWire

    Computerworld's Best Places to Work in Information Technology 2013 List Open for Nominations
    IDG's Computerworld, the IT media brand dedicated to providing peer perspective, IT leadership and business results, is accepting nominations for its Best Places to Work in IT 2013 list MarketWire

    Jahia Unleashes Mobile Rendering of Websites With the New Version of Its Flagship CMS Solution: Jahia xCM 6.6.1
    Jahia, provider of the next-generation Open Source CMS, announced today the availability of the new version of its flagship CMS solution: Jahia xCM 6.6.1. Even though digitized as "minor", this new version unlocks new authoring interfaces, providing major improvements in the areas of mobile rendering and related in-context edition. MarketWire

    Bitzio Engages Liolios Group to Lead Strategic Investor Relations Program
    Bitzio, Inc. (OTCBB: BTZO), a leading mobile media and app company, has engaged Liolios Group to lead a new investor relations and financial communications program. MarketWire

    ethology & SOOH Media Featured at MIT Enterprise Forum Phoenix
    ethology, an integrated digital marketing agency for evolving consumer brands, and SOOH Media, the world's first social-out-of-home digital advertising network, have been selected to speak and exhibit at MIT Enterprise Forum Phoenix's "Digital Media Mania" event on October 23, 2012 MarketWire

    BlueTarp Financial Announces eMarketing Services for Building Supply Dealers
    BlueTarp Financial, the leading trade credit and marketing services provider for the building supply industry, today unveiled a new eMarketing platform to help its business partners increase sales by keeping dealers better connected with their customers. MarketWire

    Miami Chemical, a Premier Chemical Supplier, Now Shipping Phosphoric Acid
    One of the leading chemical suppliers based in Florida with offices and warehouses worldwide, Miami Chemical, offers different grades of phosphoric acid available for immediate shipment. The products include 75%, 85%, 95%, 105% & 115% both technical and food grades. The packaging options include drums, IBC's (Totes) and bulk shipments MarketWire

    Interest in Eyebrow Threading Franchise Ziba Beauty Skyrockets
    Despite the fluctuating economy, the U.S. beauty industry is predictable in its year-over-year growth: It's projected to generate $42 billion in sales this year and is expected to grow at a rate of more than 5 percent annually, according to market research company IBISWorld. MarketWire

    SouthGobi Resources Announces Departure of Curtis Church, COO
    SouthGobi Resources Ltd. (TSX: SGQ)(HKSE: 1878) ("SouthGobi") today announced the termination of Chief Operating Officer Curtis Church with immediate effect. Ross Tromans, President and CEO, will assume the duties formerly handled by Mr. Church. MarketWire

    Millennial Women Face 11.6 Percent Joblessness, Favor Lower Taxes and Less Government Spending to Help Job Creation
    Generation Opportunity, the largest non-profit, non-partisan organization in the United States engaging and mobilizing young Americans (ages 18-29) on the important economic issues facing the nation, released new polling data today on young women (18-29) as the 2012 presidential election nears MarketWire

    Costamare Inc. Sets the Date for Its Third Quarter 2012 Results Release, Conference Call and Webcast
    Costamare Inc. (NYSE: CMRE), announced today that it will release its results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2012 after the market closes in New York on Tuesday, October 23, 2012. Following the earnings release, on the following day, Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. EDT, Costamare's management team will hold a conference call to discuss the financial results. MarketWire

    SafeGuard World International Goes Live With Global Time Off Manager Module
    SafeGuard World International (SGWI), a leading provider of global payroll and global employment outsourcing, announced the deployment of its global Time off Manager (TOM) module, offered in 64 languages and integrated into SafeGuard World's multinational payroll system. MarketWire

    2013 Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival Presented by FOOD & WINE Tickets on Sale Monday, October 22nd
    General public ticket sales open at 12:00 AM (EDT) on Monday, October 22, 2012 for the 12th annual Food Network South Beach Wine &Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE MarketWire

    TNI BioTech Inc., and Hubei Qianjiang Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd., Announce Venture Partnership for the Development of New Drug for Cancer Therapies
    TNI BioTech, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TNIB) and Hubei Qianjiang Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., a leading Chinese pharmaceutical company, today announced an agreement to co-develop new cancer drugs based on TNI BioTech's patents involving Methionine Enkephalin which when approved will be marketed in China under the brand name IRT-101 and IRT-102. MarketWire

    Millbrook & Eskasoni First Nations Collaborate on Community Owned Wind Developments
    Earlier this month in a letter to Nova Scotia Department of Energy and Colchester County officials, Millbrook First Nation and Eskasoni First Nation announced their decision to join efforts and co-locate their proposed wind projects that are being developed in Colchester County under Nova Scotia's Community Feed-In-Tariff Program (COMFIT). MarketWire

    Register Now for Construction Writers Association Annual Conference 'CONNECTED,' Set for Oct. 22-23 in Washington, D.C.
    Journalists, marketing/communications professionals, and other writers in the construction industry still have time to register for the Construction Writers Association's 2012 annual conference, "CONNECTED." The conference, featuring presentations on key issues affecting the industry, education workshops, a panel discussion, and a construction site tour of CityCenter, will take place Oct MarketWire

    Flamel Technologies Announces FDA Acceptance of New Drug Application
    Flamel Technologies SA (NASDAQ: FLML) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the company's New Drug Application (NDA) for an undisclosed hospital-based product. Flamel has received a Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) date, the target date for the FDA to complete its review of the NDA, of May 31, 2013 MarketWire

    Ajubeo's Enterprise Cloud Service Attains VMware vCloud(R) Powered Validation, Implements Newly Released VMware vCloud(R) Suite 5.1
    MarketWire

    Metso to deliver biofuel-fired boiler to Jonkoping Energi in Sweden
    Metso Corporation's press release onOctober 18, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. local time MarketWire

    DASSAULT AVIATION Group Quarterly information as of September 30, 2012
    MarketWire

    TASER Announces Trademark Issue Concerning Antoine di Zazzo
    TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TASR) Antoine di Zazzo, the former distributor for TASER in France, will be going on trial in France in November 2012. The trial is unrelated to TASER International. Because Mr. di Zazzo was often referred to as "Mr. TASER" in France, it seems very likely that this now inaccurate nickname will create confusion when used in the press MarketWire

    Nimble Unites With Cisco and VMware to Deliver New Reference Architecture for Powerful, Low-Cost VDI Implementations
    Nimble Storage, the leading provider of flash-optimized, hybrid storage solutions, today announced a new reference architecture with Cisco Systems and VMware for 1,000 simultaneous VDI users, requiring only 3U of rack space, for $43 for storage per desktop MarketWire

    Qliance Expands Direct Primary Care Network With Onsite Clinic for Bellevue-Based Expedia, Inc. Employees and Local Residents
    Qliance Medical Management Inc., pioneering a transformative approach to healthcare with Qliance® flat-fee primary care clinics in Washington State, is expanding its network with a new facility in Bellevue, Wash., at the headquarters building of Expedia, Inc., the world's largest online travel company. MarketWire

    Varolii Empowers Developers to Interaction-Enable Smartphone Applications on Cross-Channel Mobile Platform
    Varolii Corporation, a market leader in customer interaction management, today announced its Varolii Interact Mobile Service MC to help companies enable their smartphone applications with mobile customer interactions. Varolii Interact Mobile Service MC consists of two elements: a cloud-based multi-channel service and a mobile application Software Development Kit (SDK) MarketWire

    HarvestMark Team Unveils HarvestMark 2013 With New Tools and Analytics to Drive Loyalty and Sales
    YottaMark Inc., provider of HarvestMark, the industry-leading fresh food traceability and insights platform, today announced the next generation of its product line: HarvestMark 2013 MarketWire

    Bitzer Mobile Spotlights Secure Enterprise Workspace at Gartner Symposium/ITExpo 2012
    Bitzer Mobile Inc., a technology leader in enterprise mobility that delivers a Secure Enterprise Workspace for corporate data and apps on employees' mobile devices, will be a featured participant in the Gartner Symposium/ITExpo 2012 October 21-24 in Orlando. Bitzer will demonstrate its solution in the Emerging Technologies Pavilion, Booth ET34. MarketWire

    Tongxin International Announces Resignation of Marcus Chao From the Board of Directors
    Tongxin International Ltd. (PINKSHEETS: TXIC), a China-based manufacturer of engineered vehicle body structures ("EVBS") and stamped parts for the commercial automotive industry, today announced the resignation of Marcus Chao from the Company's Board of Directors, effective October 10, 2012. Mr. Chao joined the Board in 2008 and has resigned for personal reasons. MarketWire

    Bonanza Goldfields Announces Plant Purchase and Production Timeline
    Today Bonanza Goldfields Corp. (PINKSHEETS: BONZ) announces it has purchased and received shipment of an Alaskan-25 (placer ore processing plant) manufactured by Goldfield International Inc. and expects to be in full production by November 1, 2012. MarketWire

    Seacoast Commerce Bank Announces Third Quarter Results
    Seacoast Commerce Bank (OTCQB: SCCB) today announced its unaudited results of operations for the third quarter of 2012. The Bank reported net income of $35 thousand for the quarter, consistent with the $35 thousand reported in the second quarter (pre-tax), and the $34 thousand reported in the first quarter MarketWire

    Prospect Capital Provides $21.5 Million Senior Secured Loan to Support the Acquisition of CP Well Testing by Hastings Equity
    Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEC) ("Prospect") announced today that Prospect has provided a $21.5 million senior secured loan to support the acquisition of CP Well Testing, LLC ("CP"), a leading provider of flowback services to oil and gas companies operating in Western Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle, by investment funds managed by Hastings Equity Partners ("Hastings"). MarketWire

    Online Backup Provider KeepItSafe Launches Channel Partner Program in U.S.
    KeepItSafe®, an online backup provider and branded service of j2 Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: JCOM), has launched a comprehensive service and support channel partner program in the U.S MarketWire

    Act-On Software Continues to Disrupt the Market With Accelerated Growth in Q3 2012
    Act-On Software, a leading provider of cloud-based integrated marketing automation software, today announced record results for Q3 2012. During the third quarter, Act-On's revenues were over 289 percent of revenues during the same period last year, making it the 11th consecutive quarter of sequential growth MarketWire

    Pocket Size Power Player: Acer Introduces Iconia A110 Tablet
    Editor's Summary: Acer Iconia Tab A110 is a lightweight, pocket-sized 7-inch multi-touch tablet available Oct. 30 for $229.99 Powered by the latest Android™ 4.1 "Jelly Bean" operating system and NVIDIA's Tegra™ 3 quad-core processor Provides up to 7 MarketWire

    Oracle Announces Winners of the Consumer Goods Industry Excellence Awards for 2012
    Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

    BloomReach Raises $25 Million; Series C Led by New Enterprise Associates
    BloomReach, creators of big data marketing applications, today announced $25 million in Series C funding, led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA). Existing investors, including Lightspeed Venture Partners and Bain Capital Ventures, also participated in the third round, bringing BloomReach's total funding to $41 million to date MarketWire

    1st Capital Bank Reports Continued Profitable Growth for the 3rd Quarter of 2012
    1st Capital Bank (OTCBB: FISB): 1st Capital Bank continued to build core relationships as it closed the third quarter of 2012 with an increase in net income of 73% over the same quarter a year ago and $303 million in total assets, representing 28% growth over the same quarter a year ago MarketWire

    Washington Federal Reports Annual Net Income of $138 Million
    Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ: WAFD), parent company of Washington Federal, today announced earnings of $35,531,000 or $.33 per diluted share for the quarter ended September 30, 2012, compared to $30,666,000 or $.28 per diluted share for the same period one year ago, a $4.9 million or 18% increase per diluted share. Earnings for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2012 of $138,183,000 or $1 MarketWire

    CopperEgg Launches RESTful API for Monitoring Automation and Orchestration
    CopperEgg, Corp., a cloud monitoring and analytics company, today announced availability of a RESTful API, providing open programmatic access for automating and orchestrating server monitoring, website uptime analysis, and cloud infrastructure management MarketWire

    Autumn Epidemic Prevention Successfully Implemented on All China Modern Dairy Cows
    China Modern Agricultural Information, Inc. ("China Modern" or the "Company") (OTCBB: CMCI), a high-tech livestock company specializing in the breeding of cows and calves, the production and sales of milk and the sale of organic fertilizer, has completed the autumn epidemic prevention for all the China Modern dairy cows MarketWire

    New Jersey Plastic Surgeon to Participate in Breast Cancer Walk
    As National Breast Cancer Awareness Month approaches, New Jersey plastic surgeon Dr. Luis Zapiach and his staff have announced their participation in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk being held in Ridgefield Park, NJ on October 21st, 2012 MarketWire

    SolarCure: Generating Business With Solar Powered SEO(TM)
    We all know the benefits of green renewable energy. The business world knows the use of press releases to increase web traffic and search engine rankings as it enhances company's visibility. Now, SolarCure's Adopt-A-Solar-Panel Program has packaged the two to become a powerful leading marketing tool used by companies within the United States. MarketWire

    Harbinger Research Releases Research Report on Ziyang Ceramics Corporation Including a Target Price of $8.20 per Share
    FN Media Group, LLC (http://www.financialnewsmedia.com) announced today that Harbinger Research has released a new independent research report regarding its analysis of the Company, as well as the likely future value of Ziyang Ceramics Corporation (OTCQB: ZYCI). The report can be accessed on the Harbinger Research website directly at http://www.harbingerresearch.com/clients/zyci MarketWire

    Gold Resource Corporation Appoints New General Manager for Oaxaca Mining Unit
    Gold Resource Corporation (NYSE MKT: GORO) today announced that Mr. Jesus Rivera has been appointed General Manager of the Oaxaca Mining Unit, which is responsible for the Company's El Aguila Project in Oaxaca, Mexico. Mr. Rivera is replacing Mr. Juan Manuel Flores, who has decided to pursue other interests MarketWire

    Dave Elkington Selected Among 40 Under 40 by Utah Business Magazine
    Dave Elkington, CEO and Founder of InsideSales.com, the leading provider of sales automation technology to inside sales professionals, has been selected as a Top 40 under 40 business leader by Utah Valley BusinessQ Magazine. MarketWire

    Dynamic Materials to Unify Its Worldwide Explosive Metalworking Business Under "Nobelclad" Brand; Jeff Nicol Promoted as Nobelclad's Senior Vice President and General Manager
    Dynamic Materials Corporation (DMC) (NASDAQ: BOOM) today announced it will combine the worldwide operations of its Explosive Metalworking business under its venerable Nobelclad brand. Operations uniting under the Nobelclad name are DMC Clad Metal in North America, Dynaplat in Germany, Nobelclad in France, as well as the segment's global sales and marketing organization. MarketWire

    DecisionPoint Systems Custom Development Team Wins Award for Outstanding App
    DecisionPoint Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: DPSI), a leading provider of Enterprise Mobility and Wireless Application solutions, today announced that T.G.I. Friday's mobile app was awarded the Bronze award in the Mobile Marketing Association's "Smarties" awards for outstanding app. The Company's Tulsa, OK custom development team, (formally the Illume Mobile Software division of MacroSolve, Inc MarketWire

    lynda.com Experts to Discuss Opportunities of Mobile and Online Learning Solutions at Learning 2012 Conference
    WHO:Michael Ninness, senior vice president of Product and Content, and Koreen Olbrish, senior product manager, lyndaCampus, for lynda.com, the award-winning online learning company WHAT:Will present three educational sessions at Elliott Masie's Learning 2012 conference. Ninness will lead a session titled "Stop Training MarketWire

    Ace Hardware Declares October 18 "National Light Bulb Day"
    Ace Hardware, the largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative in the industry, has declared October 18 "National Light Bulb Day." This new "hardware holiday" gives Ace Hardware an opportunity to remind consumers of the national transition to energy-efficient lighting and to help shoppers find the right light bulbs for their needs. MarketWire

    Orlando Plastic Surgeon on Tummy Tuck Candidacy
    Dr. Jon Paul Trevisani, a practitioner of Orlando plastic surgery, performs several tummy tuck procedures a week. He has noticed that recently more tummy tuck patients are opting to have breast lift, breast augmentation, or breast reduction surgery simultaneously, as the popularity of "mommy makeover" procedures rises. According to Dr MarketWire

    HTG Molecular Diagnostics Introduces the EDGE System at AMP Conference
    HTG Molecular Diagnostics, will unveil the EDGE system at the AMP conference in Long Beach, October 25 - 27, 2012. The EDGE system is the first fully-automated instrumentation designed for clinical and research laboratories that offers nucleic acid extraction-free gene expression results from FFPE tissue and a variety of other sample types MarketWire

    Beverly Hills Dentist Celebrates National Dental Hygiene Month
    At his Beverly Hills dentistry practice, Dr. Kevin B. Sands has a mission of "creating a smile that reflects who you truly are." While he practices state-of-the-art cosmetic dentistry designed to brighten smiles and make the best first impression possible, Dr. Sands also knows that daily oral hygiene is essential to maintaining the aesthetic appearance of teeth MarketWire

    Live Chat on Facebook Featuring Cindi Bigelow of Bigelow Tea
    Back by popular demand, Bigelow Tea brings you a LIVE Facebook Tea Chat with Cindi Bigelow, third-generation President of the family tea company, on October 23rd from 2:00-3:00pm EDT on Bigelow Tea's Facebook page. After so many of you joined Cindi's first-ever Facebook chat last January, we just knew that another wonderful Bigelow Tea tradition had begun. MarketWire

    Mobivity and CEO Dennis Becker Launch New Corporate Digital Communication Channels
    Mobivity Holdings Corporation (OTCQB: MFON), an award-winning provider of proprietary mobile marketing technologies and solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of its Corporate Blog on TheChairmansBlog.com, penned by Mobivity's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Dennis Becker MarketWire

    Talking Rock Ranch Unveils The New American Dream
    Talking Rock Ranch, a private luxury home community in Prescott, Ariz., has unveiled its latest concept -- The New American Dream -- featuring the Cooper Ranch Homes by Geoffrey H. Edmunds, the recently re-launched Ranch Cottages and a forthcoming niche neighborhood in collaboration with DLB Custom Homes Inc. and Swaback Partners. MarketWire

    HurryCane(TM) Celebrates Fall Prevention Awareness Day, Recognizes Safety Needs All Year Long
    According to a recent article from The Sun-Sentinel, residents of Sunrise, Florida, recently gathered to learn about ways to avoid injuries from slips and falls from local health representatives and educators. The community event was part of a nationwide "Fall Prevention Awareness Day" that occurred on September 22, 2012 MarketWire

    MediSwipe Inc. Announces 800 Commerce's Filing of S-1 Registration Statement
    MediSwipe Inc. (www.MediSwipe.com) (OTCQB: MWIP), a merchant payment solutions and financial products company for the medical health care industry, today announced that 800 commerce (www.800commerce.com) has successfully filed its S-1 registration statement. MarketWire

    CarCharging's Proposed Acquisition of 350Green Moves Ahead
    Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) ("CarCharging"), a nationwide provider of convenient electric vehicle (EV) charging services, continues towards closing its acquisition of 350Green LLC, an owner and operator of EV charging stations throughout the United States. As announced in its July 16, 2012 press release, CarCharging signed a term sheet to acquire 350Green. MarketWire

    US Ecology Announces Schedule for Its Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Release and Conference Call
    US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECOL) today announced that it will release financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012 on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 prior to the market open. MarketWire

    MYOS Appoints Andrew J. Einhorn as Chief Financial Officer
    MYOS Corporation (OTCBB: MYOS), a company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of therapeutic products that improve muscle health and performance, announced today the appointment of Andrew J. Einhorn as its Chief Financial Officer. MarketWire

    Zagster Raises $1,000,000 to Accelerate National Rollout of Bike Sharing Programs for Hotels, Employers and Real Estate Managers
    Zagster, a company that provides bikes-as-a-service, today announced it has raised $1,000,000 in funding, led by LaunchCapital and including Fontinalis Partners, a strategic investment firm co-founded by Bill Ford and focused exclusively on next-generation mobility companies MarketWire

    American River Bankshares Reports Third Quarter 2012 Results
    American River Bankshares (NASDAQ: AMRB) today reported net income of $780,000, or $0.08 per diluted share for the third quarter of 2012 compared to $1.0 million or $0.11 per diluted share for the third quarter of 2011. For the nine months ended September 30, 2012, net income was $2.3 million or $0.24 per diluted share, compared to $1.5 million or $0 MarketWire

    Send Word Now Celebrates Its Fifth Annual Global Alert Conference in New York City
    Send Word Now, the leading provider of on-demand alerting, response, and incident management services, is celebrating the end of another successful Global Alert Conference, which the company hosted on October 16th and 17th at the Time Warner Center in New York City. MarketWire

    1st Enterprise Bank Announces Record Loan Growth
    1st Enterprise Bank ("the Bank") (OTCBB: FENB), an independent full-service commercial bank serving the Southern California business community, reported growth in loans of $126 million, growth in deposits of $91 million and growth in total assets of $99 million over the prior year MarketWire

    Schedulicity Announces Affiliation With "Wyoming Women First"
    Schedulicity (www.schedulicity.com), the leader in online scheduling for appointment-dependent small businesses, today announced it is joining the fight against breast cancer with a year-long initiative in affiliation with the Wyoming Women First project -- a collaboration among GE, the State of Wyoming and Susan G. Komen for the Cure® MarketWire

    Once-in-a-Lifetime On-Field Seats for the 2013 Discover BCS National Championship Game Now Available
    Forward Market Media announced today that college football fans will now have the opportunity to reserve tickets that include exclusive field access and VIP treatment at the 2013 Discover BCS National Championship Game to be held on January 7, 2013 MarketWire

    Halliburton Navigates Tough U.S. Land Market in Third-Quarter 2012, Expects Lower CapEx Next Year, an Industrial Info News Alert
    Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Energy services provider Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) (Houston, Texas) reported strong revenues but slightly weakened profits in the third quarter of 2012, as record quarterly revenues in the Latin American and Middle Eastern-Asian regions were partly negated by weakened activity and higher costs in the U.S. land market MarketWire

    Abacast's New Multi-Station Mobile App Hits the Market
    Abacast, a leading provider of digital radio streaming and monetization software and services, announces a new multi-station mobile app, which provides radio broadcasters additional ways of driving listener engagement with their station's mobile brands. MarketWire

    Anthem Worldwide Redesigns Girl Guides of Canada Cookie Package
    Anthem Worldwide, part of the brand development division of Schawk, Inc MarketWire

    Media Advisory: Ameristar to Unveil Proposal to Develop Casino Resort Spa in Springfield, Mass.
    Ameristar Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASCA) MarketWire

    Zayo Group Recognized in Denver Business Journal's Power Book Award
    In recognition of the progress made by Zayo Group, Denver Business Journal (DBJ) announces CEO and President Dan Caruso as a finalist for their Power Book award. The DBJ award recognizes the top CEOs in Colorado by category, with Caruso named in the Tech and Telecom category. MarketWire

    Healthy, Gluten-Free Salads Feed the Senses
    (Family Features) Many people think eating a salad is healthy. However, add-on ingredients like -- cheese, bacon, croutons and loads of salad dressing pretty much take that salad out of the healthy category. But it really is possible to make a great-tasting salad that is still good for you. MarketWire

    Health Plan IT Investment Priorities Revealed
    Medecision, the leader in healthcare management solutions, today announced the availability of "Healthcare Payers: Top Investment Priorities for Emerging Healthcare Delivery Models," a research report focused on the strategies and technology investment plans of health plans through 2014. MarketWire

    University of Southern California Pharmacy Selects TCGRx Beacon(R) Inventory Management System
    University of Southern California (USC) will use TCGRx's Beacon® Inventory Management System to open their third on-campus pharmacy in January 2013. Beacon is designed using a unique storage and retrieval system that tracks prescriptions and inventory through the use of a barcode-validated process MarketWire

    Paying for an Elective Medical Procedure Is Now Easier
    eLayaway®, Inc. (OTCBB: ELAY) ("eLayaway" or the "Company"), parent company of DivvyTech, Inc. -- creators of innovative recurring payment technology solutions, specializing in online layaway services -- is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Cordelia Donovan, Inc MarketWire

    AIIM Names Alfresco's John Newton Chairman of the Board
    AIIM, the global community of information professionals, and Alfresco announced today the election of Alfresco Co-founder, CTO and Chairman John Newton as the new chairman of AIIM's board of directors MarketWire

    Superior Uniform Group Announces Third Quarter Operating Results
    Superior Uniform Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGC), manufacturer of uniforms, career apparel and accessories, today announced that for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012, net sales were $30,599,000 compared with 2011 third quarter net sales of $30,731,000. Net income was $1,242,000 or $.20 per common share (diluted), compared with net income of $1,880,000 or $ MarketWire

    J.P. Morgan Is Best at Providing Corporate Access, Institutional Investor Survey Finds
    J.P. Morgan outpaces the competition when it comes to providing access to company presidents and CEOs, money managers tell Institutional Investor. The firm tops the magazine's inaugural ranking of America's Top Corporate Access Providers. MarketWire

    MyLife Launches Mobile App to Help Consumers Manage Digital Lives While on the Go
    MyLife MarketWire

    LJ Investment Research -- Online Research Powerhouse Made for Women by Women
    In the global financial environment it is becoming increasingly important for everyone to understand their personal investment options. LJ Investment Research (www.ljinvestmentresearch MarketWire

    World Energy Solutions to Release Fiscal Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Results and Host Conference Call on November 1, 2012
    World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES), a leading energy management services firm, will release financial results for its fiscal third quarter 2012 on Thursday, November 1, 2012, after the market close, and will host a conference call later that day at 5:00 p.m. ET to discuss the results. MarketWire

    Merck Serono and Auxogyn Announce Collaboration on Eeva(TM) Test
    Merck Serono, a division of Merck, Darmstadt, Germany, and Auxogyn, Inc., a company focused on revolutionizing the field of reproductive health, today announced that they have entered into a strategic agreement focused on Auxogyn's proprietary Early Embryo Viability Assessment (Eeva) Test MarketWire

    Interactive Data Delivers Ultra-Low Latency Connectivity for New European Clients
    Interactive Data Corporation, a leading global provider of managed ultra-low latency IT and market data services to facilitate electronic trading, today announced that new clients Saxo Bank and Konkyl are accessing its 7ticks® network. MarketWire

    The Ultimate Family Getaway
    (Family Features) There are so many options for a great family vacation that it can be hard to decide on where to go. One thing that will help you decide on a destination is to think about your family's vacation personality. Is your family laid back, or adventurous? Do you enjoy exploring on land or experiences at sea? MarketWire

    What You Need to Know About Controlling High Blood Pressure
    (Family Features) High blood pressure is sometimes called the 'silent killer' because it has no symptoms, except in extreme cases. It's critical that the millions of people who have high blood pressure learn how to control it, before it's too late. MarketWire

    HotelTonight Lands in Ireland
    HotelTonight MarketWire

    Acme Packet Sets New Standard for Session Delivery Platforms
    Acme Packet® (NASDAQ: APKT), the leader in session delivery networks, today announced the Net-Net 6300, a new standard for platforms designed to assure trusted, first-class services for the world's largest and most advanced interactive IP communications networks. MarketWire

    Legends Executive Goes to 2012 Hong Kong Electronics Fair and Canton Fair in Guangzhou
    Legends Business Group (PINKSHEETS: LGBS) today announced it has sent its Vice President to the Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn) and Canton Fair in Guanzhou (Phase 1 and 2). The company is looking to seek out new parts for the Multi-Function Charger Controller (MFCC), Restorer Charger (RC), and look for new innovative energy devices. MarketWire

    Media Alert: Flexera Software & Chemtrols InfoTech Hosting CIO Event on Application Usage Management & Software License Optimisation
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