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PropThink: Tivantinib Will Not Meet Primary Endpoint, Phase III Trial Discontinued
By Jake KingShares of ArQule (NASDAQ:ARQL) are being crushed in early trading on Tuesday following an announcement that ArQule and partner Daiichi Sankyo (OTC:DSNKY) will be discontinuing a Phase III non small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) study of its lead product tivantinib ACN Newswire

PropThink: ILMN Up On Roche Take-Out Re-Emergence; LIFE To Weaken
By David MoskowitzMajor Drug and Diagnostics company, Roche Holdings (OTC:RHBBY) appears to be coming back to the table to take another run at acquiring Illumina (NASDAQ:ILMN), according to a report from the London Times. Recall that Roche initially offered $44.50 per share for ILMN then raised its bid to $51 ACN Newswire

PropThink: Borrow On QCOR Shares A Coiled Spring, Stock Could Snap Back Hard
By David MoskowitzBy now, the bear story on Questcor Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:QCOR) is well understood, with health insurer Aetna (NYSE:AET) indicating that it will make it next-to-impossible to get a prescription for the company's lead product - H.P. Acthar Gel (Acthar) - approved, with other health insurers expected to follow ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Cloud Solution Bolsters Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University's Administrative Information System
Fujitsu today announced that Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU(1)) has recently deployed Cloud Ready Blocks, Fujitsu's integrated private-cloud package, to add an on-campus private cloud to its existing administrative information system for managing course registration, processing grades, and performing other administrative tasks ACN Newswire

Hays: Attitudes Towards Contract and Temporary Employees Changing in Japan
With increasing reliance on these roles and related regulatory changes having come into effect 1 October, employers find that they must more and more cultivate contract and temporary employees in Japan, says Hays Specialist Recruitment Japan KK ("Hays") ACN Newswire

Tokyo Aluminum Wire Co. To be Dissolved
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) announces that its affiliate, Tokyo Aluminum Wire Co., Ltd., will be dissolved on September 30, 2013. 1. Outline of the companyCompany name: Tokyo Aluminum Wire Co., Ltd ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Develops Eye Tracking Technology
Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced development of eye tracking technology that takes advantage of compact, inexpensive cameras and light-emitting diodes (LED) embedded in PCs. Up until now, tracking eye movements required a specialized camera and LED, the prohibitive cost and size of which made it difficult to use in PCs and other general-purpose products ACN Newswire

NTT DOCOMO to Introduce Mobile Translation of Conversations and Signage
NTT DOCOMO, INC. today announced that on November 1 it will launch the world's first commercial mobile service for translation of conversations between people speaking Japanese and other languages, called Hanashite Hony'aku (automatic voice translation service) ACN Newswire

Panasonic to Establish Fujisawa Town Management Company with its Partner Companies
Panasonic Corporation, as the primary party in the land readjustment project, has gained approval to go ahead with construction of the Fujisawa Sustainable Smart Town (Fujisawa SST), a pioneering smart city project which has been planned with Fujisawa City and eleven other partner companies, and infrastructure development for the project was started in September 2012 ACN Newswire

Hitachi's Light-weight "Enocoro" Stream Cipher Adopted as an ISO/IEC Standard
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501, "Hitachi") today announced that "Enocoro" a light weight stream cipher(1) developed by Hitachi in 2007, has received final approval by ISO/IEC and has been adopted as an ISO/IEC29192(2) standard ACN Newswire

Red Tiger Mining (TSXV:RMN) Receives Initial Buy Recommendation from eResearch Corp - Video Summary of Report Posted on www.investmentpitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, October 1, 2012 - Toronto based eResearch Corp. has initiated coverage on Red Tiger Mining (TSXV:RMN), giving the company a speculative buy recommendation with a 12 month target price of $0.95, a healthy premium to the current $0.40 price.InvestmentPitch ACN Newswire

DEMO Fall 2012 Conference Commences, Highlighting Next Gen of Big Data, Commerce, Communication, and Media, Entertainment Technology
The DEMO Fall 2012 Conference, world-renowned for launching the most innovative technology products in the industry, officially kicked off today by featuring ground-breaking new innovations and product launches in the areas of big data, commerce, communication, and media, entertainment technologies and applications from companies across the globe. MarketWire

Hayes Martin Associates, Inc. Wins in Prestigious Categories at the 2012 SoCal Awards
The leading marketing, advertising and public relations firm of Hayes Martin Associates, Inc. was the winner in top categories at the recent SoCal Awards ceremony on September 29th MarketWire

At SAME 2012, Blue Pearl Software & ADACSYS Present on Best FPGA Electronic Design Practices and Demonstrate Solutions
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Align Technology to Announce Third Quarter Fiscal 2012 Results on October 17, 2012
Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN) announced today that the Company will report third quarter 2012 financial results on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 after the close of market. Financial results will be released at 4:00 p.m. ET (1:00 p.m. PT) and will be available on the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at http://investor.aligntech.com. MarketWire

Carnival of Cash Grand Finale Awards Two $25,000 Winners at Red Hawk Casino
The Carnival of Cash Grand Finale Weekend at Red Hawk Casino awarded a two lucky Rewards Club members $25,000 each in Saturday and Sunday night drawings. MarketWire

Swinerton Builders to Celebrate Completion of New Fullerton Community Center
Swinerton Builders is just wrapping up the final touches in preparation for the Grand Opening of the new Fullerton Community Center, an event that Fullerton residents and neighboring communities have been anxiously waiting that will soon be here! MarketWire

ClipClock Launches New Site and Mobile App
ClipClock, a newly established startup that has already earned recognition from Microsoft and various media startup contests, today announces the official launch of its website ClipClock.com and the ClipClock mobile application for iPhone. MarketWire

SDRL - Contemplates Move and Appoints New CEO
The Board of Seadrill has today announcedplans to implement a new management structure to ensure continued safe andefficient operations and support its global strategy. MarketWire

American Gaming Systems(R) (AGS) and FremantleMedia Enterprises Announce Licensing Agreement for Family Feud
AGS®, a leading designer, manufacturer and operator of gaming machines with more than 7,500 installed gaming machines, announced today that they have entered an exclusive licensing agreement with FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME), the commercial and brand extension arm of FremantleMedia, for the development of gaming devices based on the iconic hit television show, Family Feud. MarketWire

RecBob Launches Rec Sports Management Technology at DEMO Fall 2012
RecBob announced today the launch of their rec sports management technology at DEMO Fall 2012, world-renowned for launching the most innovative companies in enterprise, mobile, cloud computing, consumer, social media and disruptive technologies. MarketWire

Following His Interview With Dr. Phil, Boyfriend of Missing Houston Woman Admits to Police That He Killed Her
After a frantic search for a missing mother of two, her ex-boyfriend Mark Castellano confessed to the death of Michelle Warner following his one-on-one interview with Dr. Phil. The Houston man was being questioned by Dr. Phil regarding the disappearance of Warner who had not been seen since September 22, 2012. Dr MarketWire

Bridge Capital Holdings Promotes Debra Bradford to Executive Vice President
Bridge Capital Holdings (NASDAQ: BBNK), whose subsidiary is Bridge Bank, National Association, announced today the promotion of Ms. Debra Bradford to the position of executive vice president and chief governance officer. Additionally, Ms. Bradford will assume the role of chief accounting officer as well as continue in the role of corporate secretary. MarketWire

Augme Technologies Schedules Second Quarter Fiscal 2013 Earnings Conference Call
Augme Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: AUGT), ("Augme" or the "Company"), a technology and services leader in interactive media and mobile marketing and mobile advertising, today announced that it will report financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2013 ended August 31, 2012 before the market opens on Wednesday, October 10, 2012. MarketWire

GCMC: An Equal Number of Government and Industry Attendees -- Unmatched Opportunity
Attendees of the 31st Annual Government Contract Management Conference (GCMC) have an opportunity to hear from high-level government and industry officials while networking with equal numbers of other attendees from government and industry. This neutral forum allows attendees to learn, network, and collaborate to enhance the practice of contract management MarketWire

Criteria Corp, Leading HR SaaS Provider, Announces Move to New Office to Accommodate Growth
Criteria Corp, a leading provider of pre-employment testing services, today completed its move into its new office space at 9536 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212. The company's continued expansion necessitated a bigger space, and the new office has more than twice as much square footage as the previous office on Santa Monica Blvd. in Century City. MarketWire

Planet Resource Recovery, Inc. CEO Issues Shareholder Letter and Update
Planet Resource Recovery, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PRRY) announced today that the Company's CEO has issued a Shareholder Update Letter. MarketWire

Can You Operate a Business During a Bankruptcy?
There seems to be a lot of confusion about the difference between filing for personal or a business bankruptcy. MarketWire

F & M Bank Corp. Announces New Loan Production Offices
F & M Bank Corp. (OTCBB: FMBM), parent company of Farmers & Merchants Bank ("F&M Bank), has announced the recent opening of two new loan production offices. MarketWire

Conditional Full Redemption of Trust Certificates (TRUCs), Series 2002-1 Trust; 1,280,000 $25 Par Class A-1 Certificates CUSIP No. 89826W104* (NYSE: TZK); $130,000 Principal Amount Uncertificated Class A-2 Certificates
U.S. Bank Trust National Association, as Trustee, under the Standard Terms for Trust Agreements dated as of June 19, 2001, between Bear Stearns Depositor Inc., as Depositor, and U.S MarketWire

JDSU Announces Internet Availability of Proxy Materials for 2012 Annual Meeting
JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) (TSX: JDU) today announced that the proxy materials for its 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders have been filed with the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) and are now available online at www.jdsu.com/investors pursuant to the SEC Notice and Access rule. MarketWire

Instantly Turn New Connections Into Relationships That Matter With InTooch; Launched at DEMO Fall 2012
InTooch, Inc., a mobile application that allows you to instantly turn people you meet into personal and business relationships that matter, was introduced today at DEMO Fall 2012, a leading launch pad event now in its 22nd year. MarketWire

Satori Software Acquires Postalsoft Presort Software From SAP
Satori Software today announced that it has acquired the Postalsoft Presort software from SAP America, Inc. Now the exclusive source for the Postalsoft Presort software, Satori Software is positioned to deliver innovative mailing technology as the needs of the industry grow and evolve MarketWire

Allied Energy, Inc. Announces New CFO
ALLIED ENERGY, INC. (PINKSHEETS: AGGI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kenneth L. Poskey as CFO of the Company. MarketWire

Family and Cosmetic Dentist of Fort Collins, Dr. H. Arthur Missirlian, Provides Camlog Implants
Dr. H. Arthur Missirlian, family and cosmetic dentist, is proud to offer an affordable and ideal solution for missing or broken teeth, backed by a name that people can trust. Starting this September 2012, Dr. H. Arthur Missirlian is taking on a new implant system by Camlog Implants. This new system is available to all implant patients of Dr. Missirlian. MarketWire

Palisades Federal Credit Union to Host 3rd Annual "Rockland County Shred It Day"
Palisades Federal Credit Union, the largest Rockland County based Credit Union, will host their annual "Rockland County Shred It Day" on October 6th. The event is free to all residents and will take place from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the Credit Union's Nanuet branch. MarketWire

Sarepta Therapeutics Announces Conference Call and Webcast on Wednesday, October 3, 2012, to Discuss 48-Week Results From the Phase IIb DMD Study
Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRPT), a developer of innovative RNA-based therapeutics, announced today it will hold a conference call at 8:00 a.m. EDT (5:00 a.m. PDT) on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 to discuss 48-week results from its Phase IIb study evaluating eteplirsen for the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). MarketWire

eBrevia Launches eDiligence Accelerator at DEMO Fall 2012
eBrevia today announced the launch of the company's eDiligence Accelerator at DEMO Fall 2012, world-renowned for launching the most innovative companies in enterprise, mobile, cloud computing, consumer, social media and disruptive technologies. MarketWire

Insight Management Corporation and Relox Medical, LLC Execute Letter of Intent
On August 24, 2012, Insight Management Corporation (PINKSHEETS: ISIM) and Relox Medical LLC, agreed in principle to the acquisition of Relox Medical LLC, subject to final contract documents. The companies have executed a non-binding Letter of Intent outlining the major terms of the merger MarketWire

Monster Worldwide to Sponsor Global Candidate Experience Awards
The Talent Board, a non-profit organization focused on the elevation and promotion of a quality candidate experience, today announced that Monster.com, the worldwide leader in successfully connecting people to job opportunities and the flagship brand of Monster Worldwide, Inc., is returning as a global platinum sponsor of the 2012 Candidate Experience Awards (known as "the CandEs") MarketWire

OCZ Technology to Showcase Solid State Virtualization Solutions at VMworld Barcelona 2012
OCZ Technology Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCZ), a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems, will showcase its enterprise solid state virtualization solutions at this year's VMworld Barcelona 2012, Exhibit B414, located at the Fira Barcelona Gran Via -- North Entrance, Barcelona, Spain, from October 9th through October 11th. MarketWire

Sourcefire Announces Retirement of CEO John Burris
Sourcefire, Inc. (NASDAQ: FIRE), a leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions, today announced the retirement of the Company's chief executive officer John C. Burris, effective immediately. Mr. Burris had been on medical leave from the Company. Martin F MarketWire

Nitro Petroleum Inc. 2nd Quarter Press release
Nitro Petroleum Inc. (OTCBB: NTRO) is pleased to provide the company's second quarter financials ending July 31, 2012 for your review. MarketWire

Resort Golf Course in the Smoky Mountains to Sell at J. P. King Auction
A Smoky Mountain golf course, located just beside Cade's Cove in Townsend, Tenn., will sell at a real estate auction on October 18. Sitting on 141 acres, the 18-hole, par-70 Laurel Valley Golf Course will be offered by J. P. King Auction Company. MarketWire

Celebrity Ghost Hunter Zak Bagans and Patron XO Cafe Invite Facebook Fans to Celebrate Dark Spirits
Patrón XO Cafe is teaming up with celebrity ghost hunter Zak Bagans, lead paranormal investigator on the Travel Channel's "Ghost Adventures," to create a unique experience this Halloween. Patrón XO Cafe's "Hunt for Haunted America" invites novice ghost hunters and fright seekers to spend an evening with Bagans and a variety of dark spirits at one of the country's most haunted locations MarketWire

Scrubs & Beyond Winter Catalog 2012
Scrubs & Beyond, a leader in the medical scrubs industry, has unveiled their 2012 winter catalog. Always First in Fashion™ they now offer MedCouture uniforms in new colors like vibrant kiwi green, bright cotton candy pink, and soft periwinkle purple MarketWire

YoYo Games Partners With Valve to Launch GameMaker: Studio on New Steam Software Store
YoYo Games and Valve Software announce a partnership to make the GameMaker: Studio family of products easily available to more than 45 million users of Steam with today's launch of the Steam Software Store MarketWire

43% of Canadian Women Admit to Having Relations Outside the Hotel Room While on Vacation
Vacation seller tripcentral.ca released a vacation sex survey polling 1,013 Canadian women about their sexual habits while on vacation. Ipsos Reid conducted the survey for tripcentral.ca using a sophisticated online methodology(i). The first of four sets of results were released today on the company's website at tripcentral MarketWire

Grizzly Gold Receives Drill Permit Approval for LB Vixen
Grizzly Gold Corp. (OTCBB: GRZG) is pleased to announce it has received approval for a drill permit on the LB Vixen property. MarketWire

Becker & Poliakoff Expands Intellectual Property Practice With Addition of Northern Virginia Office
Becker & Poliakoff announced today that Richard C. Litman, a patent attorney and founding shareholder of the Litman Law firm based in Manassas, Virginia has joined Becker & Poliakoff. The firm now has 157 attorneys and other professionals, with 12 Florida offices, two offices in New Jersey, and offices in New York City, Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia and Europe. MarketWire

Tucson Resident Claims First Weekly Winnings Top Prize
A lucky Tucson resident is the first Arizona Lottery player to claim the all new Weekly Winnings top prize of $1,000 per week for an entire year, taxes paid. The winner, who wishes to remain anonymous, claimed his prize from the drawing on Friday, Sept. 28, which was only the second draw date in the new game's history. MarketWire

Hollywood Public Relations Adds New Clients and Practice Areas; Relocates to Larger Space to Accommodate Growth
Hollywood Public Relations has recently been engaged by a number of new clients spanning several categories from fashion and footwear to health and fitness. To accommodate the escalating growth, the agency has relocated to a larger, multi-office location overlooking scenic and historic Scituate Harbor. MarketWire

Meineke Car Care Centers, Inc. Appoints New President
Meineke Car Care Centers Inc., a leading provider of franchised automotive repair and maintenance services, today announced the appointment of Paul Clayton, an accomplished franchising executive, as the company's new President. MarketWire

"White Gold" Found on Michigan Ski Hills
The Michigan Snowsports Industries Association (MSIA) has produced a card that allows the holder to ski at 31 different Michigan ski areas this winter for just $199. Called the MSIA White Gold Card, purchasers are entitled to ski one time at each of the participating ski areas during the 2012/2013 ski season MarketWire

West Sacramento to Automate Service Delivery With Full Suite of Accela Automation Software
Accela, Inc. today announced the City of West Sacramento, Calif., will deploy all of the core capabilities of Accela Automation® enterprise software, launching the City from older proprietary software and paper-based processes to a web-based service delivery model that promises greater efficiency, transparency, and engagement for city employees and citizens alike MarketWire

Media Advisory: BMO Capital Markets to Donate One Day's Worth of Institutional Equity Trading Commissions to North American Charities
BMO Capital Markets, the investment & corporate banking arm of BMO Financial Group (TSX: BMO)(NYSE: BMO) will once again be hosting its Equity Through Education trading day on October 3, 2012. MarketWire

Curacao Vacation Home Rentals, Curacao Vacations During "Day of Banda Bou"
Curacao natives and tourists are preparing to celebrate the "Day of Banda Bou" with plenty of entertainment and refreshments on Oct. 5. MarketWire

Ottawa Dentists at Trillium Dental Cosmetic Dentistry Reflect on Oral Health and School Performance Study
University of Southern California Ostrow School of Dentistry researchers studied the effects of poor oral health on students in Los Angeles. The study included 1500 socioeconomically disadvantaged students in high school and elementary school. The American Journal of Public Health published the study this September. MarketWire

McWilliams|Ballard Completes Sales and Marketing of Capitol Hill Tower in Washington, DC
McWilliams|Ballard announced today that it has completed sales and settlements for Capitol Hill Tower, a 344 residential co-operative community located in the Navy Yard/Ballpark neighborhood of Washington, DC MarketWire

Turning a Fresh Page in the Frozen Foods Market
How can marketers and retailers reinvent frozen foods to re-attract consumers to this core center-store category? "Frozen Foods in the U.S.," a just-released study from Packaged Facts, reports that sales in the $44 billion U.S MarketWire

Today Tarsier, Inc. Shows the Future of Gesture Interaction at DEMO in Silicon Valley
Tarsier, Inc. today unveiled a unique hand gesture recognition technology called MoveEye™ at DEMO, a leading technology conference in Silicon Valley. MoveEye™ allows for efficient hand gesture interaction with TVs and other large screen devices using a special pair of eyewear MarketWire

Spain's Great Match Comes to Portland Oct. 29
For the first time in its 19-year history, Wines from Spain, a division of the Trade Commission of Spain, will bring its annual Great Match: Wine & Tapas tasting to Portland, Ore. on Monday, Oct. 29. The event provides an opportunity to sample and learn about more than 150 of the world's most sought-after wines paired with food from Portland's hottest restaurants. MarketWire

The Most Awesome Competition Ever Created
Today, social competition website TopDog (www.betopdog.com) kicks off the most awesome competition ever created: The Awesomeness Competition. Hundreds of thousands -- no, millions -- of people will partake and the winner will take home the title of "Most Awesome Person," a cash prize in excess of $1,000, and a matching donation to the charity of his or her choice. MarketWire

EPA/DHA Omega-3 Products Market to Jump to $35 Billion by 2016
In a just-released report on The Global Market for EPA/DHA Omega-3 Products, Packaged Facts projects that global consumer spending on EPA/DHA fortified products will jump from $25.4 billion in 2011 to $34.7 billion in 2016, for a compound annual growth rate of 6.4%. MarketWire

SOHM Announces Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results
SOHM, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SHMN), a generic pharmaceutical manufacturer that produces and markets generic drugs covering all major treatment categories, today announced financial results for the Company's fiscal second quarter 2012, ended June 30, 2012. Revenue in the fiscal Second quarter of 2012 was $273,264 compared to revenue of $215,443 reported in the year ago period MarketWire

Insomniac's 2012 Electric Daisy Carnival, Las Vegas Generated More Than $207 Million for Clark County
The three-day Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) held at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway in June 2012 pumped an estimated $207 million into the Clark County economy, according to an economic impact report released today by Beacon Economics, LLC. MarketWire

Leading Design Firm, Arquitectonica, Launches ArquitectonicaSHOP, an Online Product Store
Laurinda Spear and Marisa Fort are taking on the design world one industry at a time! The mother-daughter powerhouse who are part of the international architecture firm, Arquitectonica, (http://arquitectonica.com) have applied their exquisite design sensibility to the fashion scene with the launch of their online store, ArquitectonicaSHOP (www.arquitectonicashop.com) MarketWire

New Hospital Pavilion Is Named Center for Care and Discovery
The University of Chicago Medicine's new 1.2 million-square-foot hospital is getting a name that will underscore its commitment to innovative medical research and patient-centered care: the Center for Care and Discovery. MarketWire

Purfresh Named Global Cleantech 100 Company for Fourth Consecutive Year
Purfresh, Inc., the industry leader of active atmosphere and supply chain management technologies that optimize the quality of fresh produce as it moves around the world, today announced that it was named in the prestigious 2012 Global Cleantech 100, produced by Cleantech Group, a leading global research and advisory firm focused on innovation in energy and the environment. MarketWire

TelVue(R) Connect(TM) Scores in BTR Diamond Technology Review
TelVue® Corporation (OTCQB: TEVE), the innovation leader in Television and Internet Broadcasting for cable operators and media companies, today announced its cloud-based content management system, TelVue® Connect™, has been honored with a 4.0 rating (out of a possible 5) in Broadband Technology Report's prestigious 2012 Diamond Technology Reviews. MarketWire

Simba Technologies Announces Availability of Simba MDX Provider for Oracle OLAP 4.0
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Invenia AS Launches Ensafer at DEMO Fall 2012
Invenia today announces the launch of Ensafer, an innovative cloud encryption service, at DEMO Fall 2012, world-renowned for launching the most innovative companies in enterprise, mobile, cloud computing, consumer, social media and disruptive technologies. MarketWire

Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce Releases Q3 2012 Salt Lake City Metro Office Market Report
Commerce Real Estate Solutions, an independently owned and operated member of the Cushman & Wakefield Alliance (www.comre.com), released its 3rd quarter, 2012 office Market Beat Report for Salt Lake City. MarketWire

Appian Positioned in the Leaders Quadrant in New Intelligent Business Process Management Software Magic Quadrant Report
Appian, the market leader in modern Business Process Management (BPM) software, today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the "Leaders" quadrant in the 2012 "Magic Quadrant for Intelligent Business Process Management Suites" (Gartner, Inc. "Magic Quadrant for Intelligent Business Process Management Suites, 2012" by J. Sinur, et al, September 27, 2012). MarketWire

Cheers, It's Christmas!
Happy holidays everyone! We know the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season has you worried and entirely 'wrapped up' in what you'll be gifting under the tree, but don't fret! Blake Shelton's very first Christmas album, Cheers, It's Christmas is in stores today, October 2, just in time for Christmas. MarketWire

Technomedia Recognized as One of the Top 20 Learning Portal Companies by TrainingIndustry.com
Technomedia, a leading provider of Talent Management Solutions, today announced that it has been named to TrainingIndustry.com's list of the Top 20 Learning Portal Companies, due to the strength of its comprehensive, SaaS-deployed talent management suite that includes Learning modules. MarketWire

UPDATE: Oracle Unveils Expanded Oracle Cloud Services Portfolio
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Digital Lumens Named in the Global Cleantech 100 for the Third Year in a Row
Digital Lumens, the leader in intelligent lighting systems, has been named in the prestigious 2012 Global Cleantech 100, produced by Cleantech Group, a leading global research and advisory firm focused on innovation in energy and the environment. MarketWire

UMED Holdings, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Majority Interest in Mamaki of Hawaii, Inc.
UMED Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: UMED), a Texas Corporation, is pleased to announce the acquisition of an 80% interest in Mamaki of Hawaii, Inc., owner and operator of Wood Valley Plantation, the only commercially approved and certified Mamaki herbal tea farm in the world. MarketWire

Fort Collins Club Now Offering Additional Group Fitness Classes
Fort Collins Club, a leading northern Colorado gym, is pleased to announce that it will begin offering additional group fitness classes beginning this fall. The new schedule includes more times for Spin, Pilates, Group Power, and Yoga, as well as an array of entirely new classes and routines. MarketWire

Hyatt Regency Orange County Named as Title Sponsor for 2012 Orange County Chocolate Festival
The Hyatt Regency Orange County has been named as the title sponsor for the third annual Orange County Chocolate Festival on November 3, 2012. The hotel near Disneyland is also the new location for this year's festival. MarketWire

Sheppard Mullin Chicago Adds Litigation Partners
Bradley C. Graveline and Daniel G. Rosenberg have joined Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP as partners in the firm's Chicago office. Graveline joins Sheppard Mullin's Intellectual Property practice group from Winston & Strawn, and Rosenberg joins the firm's Business Trial practice group from K&L Gates. MarketWire

Athena Salon, Spa & Wellness Now Offers Spa Parties and Wedding Spa Packages
Athena Salon, Spa & Wellness is now offering mobile and in-house spa parties (spa-rties) and wedding spa packages. Whether your spa party is to celebrate a birthday or anniversary, indulge with girls' nights out, get everyone in your bridal party looking picture perfect, or have an intimate bachelorette party with your closest friends, these super trendy parties are all fun and relaxing MarketWire

Michigan Retailers Association Reports Item Pricing Reforms Keeping Grocery Prices Down
Reform of Michigan's item pricing law in 2011 is keeping Michigan grocery prices down and providing savings to consumers, exactly what the governor and lawmakers said it would. The years-long decline of grocery store jobs also has reversed since the item pricing reforms took effect. MarketWire

Erickson Living Appoints Debra B. Doyle as Chief Operating Officer
Debra B. Doyle, Executive Vice President, Health and Operations for Erickson Living, has been named Chief Operating Officer MarketWire

A Gift of Love From the Home Front
As American service men and women protect our freedom with weapons of war, members of Fox Run, an Erickson Living community in Novi, Mi., take up their scissors in support of their heroic efforts. MarketWire

Technomedia-Hodes iQ Recognized as One of the Top 20 Learning Portal Companies by TrainingIndustry.com
Technomedia-Hodes iQ, a leading provider of Talent Management Solutions, today announced that it has been named to TrainingIndustry.com's list of the Top 20 Learning Portal Companies, due to the strength of its comprehensive, SaaS-deployed talent management suite that includes Learning modules. MarketWire

New Self-Service Kiosks Save Time for Alamo, Enterprise and National Customers
Travelers can cut their check-in time in half and hit the road faster, thanks to new self-service car rental kiosks rolling out in the top 50 airport locations throughout the United States MarketWire

Aristocrat's Award-Winning Oasis 360(TM) System Delivers Powerful Solutions In-Casino and Online and Are on Display at G2E 2012
At the Global Gaming Expo, Aristocrat is bringing together a mosaic of ways for casino operators to grow their business. At Aristocrat, we invent. We imagine. We create the world's greatest gaming experience, every day. The experience is enhanced in the casino with Aristocrat's Oasis 360™, rated the best player tracking system in the 2012 Goldman Sachs Slot Manager Survey. MarketWire

Georgetown Corp. Appoints James Guy Tucker as Chairman and Welcomes Happy Wells and Carl W. Swan to Its Board of Directors
Georgetown Corporation (OTCBB: GTCP), an independent energy company engaged in the oil & gas exploration sector, today announced that it has appointed James Guy Tucker, former Governor General of the State of Arkansas, as Chairman of the Board effective immediately. MarketWire

Oracle Unveils New Partner Cloud Programs at Oracle OpenWorld 2012
ORACLE OPENWORLD -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Pivot Unveils Powerful Conference Agenda
Pivot (www.pivotcon.com), the only conference focused on how leaders from big brands and agencies can succeed in a market transformed by Social Consumers, will deliver an incomparable two-day eruption of information and tangible strategies to make the transition to a fully integrated Social Business MarketWire

L.A. County Fair Wraps Up 2012 Run
The 2012 L.A. County Fair wrapped its 24-day run with a total of 1,473,371 guests. Celebrating 90 years of education and entertainment, the Fair brought new attractions like Genius: A Celebration of American Innovation and Stingray Island, as well as returning favorites such as Fairview Farms and thoroughbred horseracing. MarketWire

Square Launches Code Camp Contest for Women Engineering Students
Square, the company simplifying commerce for everyone, announced today the launch of its first annual Code Camp Contest. In an effort to invest in, develop and inspire women in technology, the company is hosting a three day, expense-paid immersion program at Square's San Francisco headquarters called Code Camp MarketWire

Godvine.com Joins Salem Web Network
Salem Web Network, the online division of Salem Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: SALM), a leading U.S. radio broadcaster, Internet content provider and publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and conservative opinion content, announced the acquisition of the fast growing Christian website, Godvine.com. MarketWire

Oracle Unveils Expanded Oracle Cloud Services Portfolio
ORACLE OPENWORLD -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Survey Finds Logistics Companies Weathered Tepid Economic Conditions in 2011
Today, the 19th Annual Survey of Third-Party Logistics Providers revealed that in spite of a slow economic climate, 74 percent of the North American logistics companies surveyed achieved or exceeded revenue projections in 2011. However, companies that failed to meet their financial projections were up sharply from 14 percent in 2010, to 26 percent in 2011. MarketWire

ComSci to Present Financial Technology Management and Cost Transparency Solutions at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2012
Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2012 - ComSci, the award-winning technology financial and business management solutions company, announced today that it will share its cost transparency expertise as an exhibitor of the annual Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2012. The event will take place in Orlando, Fla. from Sunday, Oct. 21 through Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. MarketWire

8 States Receive A's in the Center for Digital Government's Digital States Survey 2012
In the newly released Digital States Survey 2012 from the Center for Digital Government, eight states received A grades, doubling the number from 2010, with Michigan and Utah receiving an A and California, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and West Virginia receiving an A-. MarketWire

Novusport Launches Bold Mobile App at DEMO Fall 2012
Novusport today announced the launch of its mobile app at DEMO Fall 2012, world-renowned for showcasing the most innovative companies in enterprise, mobile, cloud computing, consumer, social media and disruptive technologies. MarketWire

Nebraska Agricultural Land -- 1,855 Acres -- to Be Offered in November Auction
Approximately 1,855 acres of Nebraska agricultural land -- most of it irrigated farmland -- will be offered at auction Thursday, Nov. 8, with Schrader Real Estate & Auction Company managing the sale in cooperation with the Lund Company. MarketWire

Paragon Software's NTFS, exFAT, and HFS+ Drivers Support AppliedMicro Converged Storage-WiFi Solution for Consumer and SMB NAS, Media Server Markets
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Oracle Unveils Oracle Fusion Tap for the iPad
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Oracle Announces Leading ISV Integration With Oracle Sales and Marketing Cloud Service
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Audi Sets All-Time U.S. September Sales Record With 26.5% Increase
Audi today reported its 21st consecutive month of record performance with sales of 12,302 new vehicles representing a 26.5% increase above the old mark set in September 2011. MarketWire

Oracle Enterprise Performance Management Driving Significant Improvements in Budget Management and Reporting for Public Sector Organizations
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New Release of Oracle Business Intelligence Enables Users to Quickly Access and Analyze Key Business Information, Anytime, Anywhere
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Latest Release of Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine Software Enables Customers to View and Analyze Data at the Speed of Business
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Oracle Continues to Extend Industry's #1 Business Innovation Platform for the Enterprise and the Cloud
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Internationally Renowned Glaucoma Surgeon Joins NVISION Laser Eye Centers
NVISION Laser Eye Centers' CEO Todd Cooper announced today the appointment of Dr. George Baerveldt, an internationally renowned glaucoma surgeon. Cooper says Dr. Baerveldt will be performing surgery at the Laguna Hills and Newport Beach NVISION locations. MarketWire

Oracle Insurance Announces Availability of Oracle Insurance Policy Administration 9.5
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Ameristar Casinos Announces Schedule for Release of 3Q 2012 Financial Results and Earnings Conference Call
Ameristar Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASCA) plans to release its third quarter 2012 financial results at 9 a.m. EDT Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. A conference call discussing the Company's quarterly earnings will follow at 11 a.m. EDT. MarketWire

Night Light Illumination Awarded for Entrepreneurial Excellence and Innovation
Night Light Illumination, Inc. is pleased to announce it was selected to receive an Entrepreneurial Excellence Award by the Daily Herald Business Ledger. The annual competition recognizes outstanding growth, innovation, and risk taking among Chicago suburban business professionals. Awards were presented at the 13th Annual Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards ceremony on September 20th. MarketWire

Intersil Expands Industry Leading "HIP" Bridge Driver Portfolio
Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL), a world leader in the design and manufacture of high performance analog and mixed signal semiconductors, today introduced the expansion of the industry leading "HIP" portfolio of MOSFET bridge drivers for power supply and motor drive applications MarketWire

Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Introduces New Tools and Programs for Partners
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Vennsa's OnPoint Makes DeepChip's Top 5 DAC Tools List for Second Consecutive Year
OnPoint™, register transfer level (RTL) debugging and error localization software from Vennsa Technologies Inc., has made DeepChip's list of Top 5 tools at this year's Design Automation Conference (DAC) for the second consecutive year. MarketWire

Leading Water Company Selects Telvent Smart Water Network Solution
Telvent GIT, S.A., a leading real-time IT solutions and information provider for a sustainable world, announced today that Anglian Water Services Ltd. of the United Kingdom has chosen their leakage management solution, part of its advanced Smart Water Network tools, to help improve operational efficiency and minimize water loss MarketWire

Houston Hand Specialist Evan D. Collins, M.D., Recognized as a 2012 Castle Connolly Top Doctor
Dr. Evan D. Collins, hand and upper extremity specialist and newly named director of the Methodist Hand & Upper Extremity Center at the Texas Medical Center, achieves a status bestowed upon few hand specialists in the United States -- Castle Connolly, America's Top Doctor. MarketWire

Volkswagen Reports a 34.4 Percent Sales Increase in September
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BladderVoid Brings Immediate Relief to Men With Enlarged Prostates
In a world filled with pricey, high-tech innovations, a new low-tech medical device is catching the attention of urologists nationwide as a way to improve the lives of men battling the discomforts that come with enlarged prostates or BPH (benign prostatic hyperplasia) MarketWire

Gaming & Leisure Magazine Announces 2012 Winners of Prestigious G&L Gaming & Hospitality Awards
Gaming & Leisure, publisher of the principle management periodical for gaming and hospitality and host of the G&L Roundtable, a private invitation only forum comprised of the industry's top thought leaders, announces today the recipients of the G&L Gaming & Hospitality Awards for 2012. MarketWire

NEWave(R) Again Expands Operator Relationship and Signs Deals to Install Three of Its Award-Winning Software Suites at Two New Ohio Casinos
NEWave®, the leading software supplier to the gaming industry, has signed deals to install its award-winning myCompliance Manager, myRevenue Manager and myDocument Manager® software suites at two Ohio casinos: one in Columbus, and the other in Toledo. MarketWire

Mount Knowledge Holdings, Inc. -- Corporate Update
Mount Knowledge Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: MKHD), a software development and sales company focused on providing innovative technology solutions to the global marketplace, is providing an update on its business activities for the first three quarters of 2012. MarketWire

ENBALA Power Networks(R) Named to the 2012 Global Cleantech 100 List
ENBALA Power Networks has been named to the 2012 Global Cleantech 100 list as a Smart Grid company that engages large electricity users (commercial, industrial and institutional organizations) to deliver real-time grid balancing services to the electric power system MarketWire

Legends Executes Letter of Intent; Zombie Chargers Adds Battery Restorer Device to Product Line
Legends Business Group (PINKSHEETS: LGBS) announced today it entered into a Letter of Intent (LOI) to acquire the exclusive rights to manufacture and distribute what Legend's thinks will be the next step in battery-charging restoration. The Restorer-Charger (RC) will be the second device to be manufactured and sold under the Zombie Chargers product line. MarketWire

App Users Want Quick Connection to Customer Service, New Study Shows
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Barfresh to Test Smoothies and Blended Ingredient Packs With National Casino Chain
Barfresh Food Group, Inc. (OTCBB: BRFH) ("Barfresh Food Group," "Barfresh" or the "Company"), a manufacturer and distributor of unique ready to blend beverages, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with a national casino chain to conduct trials of its blended ingredient products at one of the company's premiere locations in the United States MarketWire

eDJ Group Welcomes Babs Deacon to Strategic Consulting Team
eDJ Group Inc, the leading eDiscovery analyst and consulting firm and parent company of the eDiscovery Journal, has appointed Babs Deacon as a director in the strategic consulting services division. MarketWire

Box Removes Barriers to Enterprise-Wide Cloud Adoption
Box today introduced several new security features, innovative management tools and deep partner integrations to make it easy for enterprises to implement and manage Box at scale MarketWire

AVST Marks 30 Years of Excellence
Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST), a leading independent developer of software-based unified communications (UC) solutions, announced today that it is celebrating its 30th year of innovation. MarketWire

GrexIt Launches Email Collaboration for Google Apps Users
Today GrexIt, Inc. launched its namesake application, the first collaboration tool to add shared email labels and folders for businesses using Google Apps. GrexIt enables companies to better manage important processes such as project management, customer support, sales and hiring via their email inboxes -- the tool employees are already most comfortable using MarketWire

SAVO Webinar: How Welch Allyn Realigned Its Sales Process to Its Customers' Buying Process
SAVO Group, the market leader in sales enablement, today announced details of its upcoming webinar, "Mission Possible Lessons Learned: The Welch Allyn® Story MarketWire

Signiant CTO Ian Hamilton to Present at 2012 SMPTE Annual Technical Conference on 'Lessons Learned Implementing FIMS 1.0'
Ian Hamilton, Signiant's Chief Technology Officer, will present a session titled "Lessons Learned Implementing FIMS 1.0" at the 2012 SMTPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition later this month. A component of the "Applying File-Based Workflows" track, Hamilton's presentation will take place on Tuesday, October 23 at 11:15 a.m. PDT in Salon 1 of the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Hollywood, CA. MarketWire

CheapOair Receives Top Awards for Mobile Apps
CheapOair, a leading online travel agency, today announced that it has been awarded two Silver Magellan Awards by top trade publication, Travel Weekly, and two W(3) Awards by The International Academy of Visual Arts. All four awards presented to CheapOair were on behalf of the company's advancements within the mobile space. MarketWire

Jian Tan of Guardtime Awarded 2M RMB to Increase Transparency and Security in China's Communication Networks
Guardtime today announced that its China General Manager Jian Tan has been awarded the 2M RMB (approx. U.S. $317,000) Shanglin prize from the ZheJiang Cixi government to help establish Keyless Signature Infrastructure in China. MarketWire

Mobile App Scans Passbook Passes With Seamless Validation Against Existing Ticket, Coupon and ID Databases
Skycore LLC, developers of the codeREADr SaaS platform (https://codereadr.com) and enterprise barcode scanning app, has today announced offering a new method to securely validate Passbook Passes where scan data from the codeREADr app is posted directly to the servers of merchants, venues, memberships and schools or to the service providers hosting their databases. MarketWire

'Orwellian Spy Game' Challenges Angry Birds for Major Award
Indie game CodeRunner, by Vancouver start-up RocketChicken, joins the ranks of Angry Birds Space and Assassin's Creed Recollection to earn a nomination for "Best Mobile/Tablet Game of the Year" by the 30th Annual Golden Joystick Awards. MarketWire

GroveWare Technologies Announces the Launch of a Nation-wide Project With the United States Department of Agriculture's National Soil Survey Center
GroveWare Technologies Ltd. (OTCQB: GROVD) has announced that it has finalized an agreement with the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to commence the introduction of GroveWare's mobile inspection MobiTask™ solution to the NSSC's network of soil scientists stationed across the county. MarketWire

Agiliance Reports 104% Year-Over-Year Growth in 3rd Quarter
Agiliance®, Inc., the leading independent provider of Integrated Risk Management solutions for Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) programs, today announced record results for the third quarter of 2012 and first nine months of this fiscal year. The company grew its quarterly revenues 104 percent year-over-year and 100 percent sequentially MarketWire

The Miss Universe Organization Signs Exclusive Deal With T3Media for Licensing and Library Management
T3Media, Inc. (formerly Thought Equity Motion), a leading provider of cloud-based video management and licensing services, announced today that it signed an agreement with the Miss Universe Organization. T3Media will be managing the international organization's video library and licensing content through www.t3licensing MarketWire

En Pointe Technologies Strengthens Leadership Team With Cisco Veteran
En Pointe Technologies, a solution provider of IT products and services, today announced the appointment of Tom Versfelt to vice president of Cisco Solutions Practice. Versfelt brings twenty-five years of innovative and successful executive leadership experience in systems, software, networking, and Software as a Service (SaaS). MarketWire

United States Patent and Trademark Office Issues Building Turbines, Inc. an Additional New Patent on Its Rooftop Wind Turbine Systems
In a follow-up to their 01/03/2012 press release, Building Turbines, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BLDW), a designer and manufacturer of patented commercial rooftop wind turbine systems, issued a statement today that The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued a New Patent -- #8,257,020 -- in response to their United States Patent Application #20090167025. MarketWire

Check Point Software to Announce Third Quarter Financial Results on October 17, 2012
Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, today announced that it will release its third quarter financial results for the period ending September 30, 2012, on Wednesday, October 17, 2012, before the U.S. financial markets open MarketWire

FrontRange Presented as a 'Champion' by Info-Tech Research Group
FrontRange Solutions, the only ITSM provider that delivers a Service Management solution with fully integrated Voice Automation and Client Management capabilities on-premise and in the cloud, today announced the company has been listed as a 'Champion' in "Info-Tech Research Group's Enterprise Service Desk Vendor Landscape." MarketWire

STWA in Proposal Talks With Multiple Companies
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Contra Costa's Blueprint for Growth
California's Contra Costa County should be the envy of its peers, with a mature industrial base that generates more than $50 billion in annual sales, and close proximity to the world's most dynamic commercial and technology center -- the San Francisco Bay Area MarketWire

Movik Recognized as "Next Big Thing," Named to The Wall Street Journal's Top 50 Startups
Movik Networks, the Intelligent RAN company, today announced it has been ranked 27th in The Wall Street Journal's third annual ranking of the top 50 venture-capital-backed companies. Chosen from a pool of nearly 6000 candidate companies, Movik is recognized as having the potential to make a technological breakthrough, topping The Wall Street Journal's "Next Big Thing" list. MarketWire

SFL - Announces Pricing of Public Offering
Press release from Ship FinanceInternational Limited, October 2, 2012 MarketWire

Got Chocolates, Inc. Begins Production of Betty Boop Confections
Gunther Grant, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GNGR) reported today that its subsidiary, Got Chocolates, Inc. has begun production of its Betty Boop chocolates. Got Chocolates was awarded two year licensing rights to produce Betty Boop confections which can include not only chocolate bars, but any type of confection displaying the universal Icon. MarketWire

College Football Fans Score Discounted Travel on Orbitz All Season Long
This season, college football fans have a powerful new way to attend the games that matter most, with access to exclusive discounts on hotels and flights thanks to an innovative partnership between Forward Market Media and Orbitz.com in conjunction with the Orange Bowl MarketWire

Dynamic Energy Alliance Corporation's Development Subsidiary Secures First Refusal Rights and Option to Purchase a 10-Acre Site Near Dallas for Green Energy Campus
In support of its plan to build its first Pyrol Black Energy Campus near Dallas, Dynamic Energy Alliance Corporation (OTCQB: DEAC), today announced that that its wholly owned development subsidiary, Dynamic Energy Development Corp MarketWire

Seek.ly Demos Simplified Online Dating Platform Using Video and Timed Dates Known as Online Video Speed Dating
Seek.ly the newest and most innovative online dating platform, announces its public launch today at the DEMO Fall 2012 Conference in Santa Clara, CA. MarketWire

Xirrus Launches Industry-First 802.11ac Investment Protection Program
Xirrus®, the leader in high-performance wireless networks, today announced the industry's first 802.11ac Pre-order Program that allows enterprises to deploy wireless today and cost-effectively migrate to the emerging high capacity 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard in the future MarketWire

Sage 50 Accounting 2013--Canadian Edition: A New Name for Simply Accounting, The Next Era of Small Business Management and Accounting, Still Uniquely Canadian
Sage North America, a leading provider of business management software and services to more than 6 million small and midsized businesses worldwide, announced today the release of Sage 50 Accounting 2013--Canadian Edition MarketWire

John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John Reunite for First Time in 30 Years for This Christmas Album Out Nov. 13
When your first single from the Grease album, the biggest movie musical of all time, is chart-topping "You're the One That I Want, and it becomes the best-selling duet in pop music history -- that's a tough act to follow. But almost 35 years later, John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John have combined their iconic voices for This Christmas, available November 13 from Universal Music Enterprises MarketWire

Xero Has the Touch: Beautiful Accounting Software Debuts Mobile App for Android
The majority of small businesses (73 percent) state their biggest financial stressors are managing revenue, expenses and collecting overdue payments, according to a recent Zogby survey commissioned by Xero, a provider of online accounting software MarketWire

Unsustainable Commercial Costs, Outdated Commercial Model Threaten Medtech
Many medical technology (medtech) companies have commercial costs that are unsustainably high, and the industry's current commercial model no longer fits the market, according to a new Commercial Excellence Benchmarking study released by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) today at AdvaMed 2012 - The MedTech Conference. MarketWire

BrightScope Issues Top Cincinnati Area-Based RIA Firms
BrightScope (www.brightscope.com), a leading provider of independent financial information and investment research, today announced the Top 25 Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) firms in the Cincinnati area, focused on individual money management, with the greatest amount of assets under management MarketWire

ScaleOut Analytics Server(TM) Advances In-Memory Data Grids With a Powerful Platform for Data Analytics
ScaleOut Software, a leading provider of in-memory data grids (IMDGs), today announced the immediate availability of ScaleOut Analytics Server™, an IMDG-based analytic computing platform that integrates map/reduce functionality and automated code shipping, enabling organizations to accelerate the development and deployment of analytic applications and achieve near real-time data analytics. MarketWire

PZ Cussons Chooses Steelwedge and Orchestr8 to Support Best Practice Integrated Business Planning
Steelwedge, the leader in cloud-based Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) and Orchestr8, experts in lean planning solutions, have been selected by international consumer products group, PZ Cussons to support its global Integrated Business Planning (IBP) program. MarketWire

Flite Launches Touch Ad Studio for Mobile Ads
Flite, the ad innovation company, today announces the launch of Touch Ad Studio, a revolutionary new creative platform for building ads optimized for iOS devices. MarketWire

Independent Research Reveals the Hidden Cost of Doing Business Online
Silver Tail Systems, Inc., the leader in web session intelligence and behavioral analytics, together with independent research firm, Ponemon Institute, today announced the results of the Web Session Intelligence & Security Report: Business Logic Edition MarketWire

Nations Energy Announces Financial Advisor and Proposed Unit Offering for Expansion Capital
Nations Energy Corporation ("Nations Energy" or the "Company") today announced it has entered into an agreement (the "Agreement") with Jacob Securities Inc. ("JSI") to provide financing by way of private placement (the "Offering") of up to $20,000,000 of units (the "Units") on a commercially reasonable efforts basis. MarketWire

KEMP Technologies Ramps Up Its VARMaster Partner Program With New Value-Added Resellers
KEMP Technologies continues to expand its VARMaster Partner Program with the selection of 16 new partners in North America. The new value-added resellers (VARs) supplement KEMP's market leading load balancers and application delivery controllers with superior technical expertise to best serve its price-conscious business customers. MarketWire

Mersive Introduces Solstice at DEMO Fall 2012
Today, Mersive, a leading provider of visual computing software, is at DEMO Fall 2012, world-renowned as a venue for launching the most innovative companies and products, to introduce its new media sharing and display management software -- Solstice. MarketWire

Top Rated Mobile Shopping App Zoomingo Launches New Version for Android Tablets; Completely Redesigned for Immersive Shopping Experience on Larger Tablet Screens
Zoomingo, the shopping discovery app that lets shoppers find all the best sales both locally and online, today announced a new version for Android tablets, one of the fastest growing segments of the mobile market today MarketWire

LanierBB.com Becomes Bescover.com
LanierBB.com, the digital version of the beloved Lanier Travel Guide, has become Bescover.com -- a transition the company has been working on for more than a year, as it creates easier ways for bed and breakfast operators to do business and reap the benefits of modern marketing MarketWire

American Power Group to Present at Green Transportation Conference
American Power Group Corporation (OTCQB: APGI), f/k/a GreenMan Technologies, Inc., today announced that Lyle Jensen, President and Chief Executive Officer, will be one of the featured lunchtime presenters at the Green Transportation Conference, scheduled to take place on Wednesday, October 24 at the Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel in Portland, Oregon. Mr MarketWire

DNV KEMA Awarded Framework Agreement for SoWiTec
Sonnenbuehl-based SoWiTec Development GmbH & Co. KG (SoWiTec) is working in various markets around the world MarketWire

Transit Experts From Jump Around Carson and Monroe County Transit Authority Share Insights on Traveler Information Systems and How to Enhance Ridership Services as Guest Speakers on October 18th RouteMatch Software Webinar
When: October 18, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. (ET) Register Here: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/318051432 Join RouteMatch Software for a complimentary webinar with two traveler information practitioners, Ken Smithson from Carson City's Jump Around Carson and Rich Schlameuss from Monroe County Transit Authority MarketWire

Clear System Recycling and Masterpiece Investments Corp. Agree to Terminate Merger and Reorganization Agreement
Clear System Recycling, Inc. (OTCBB: CLSR) (the "Company") and Masterpiece Investments Corp. ("Masterpiece") have agreed to Terminate the Agreement and Plan of Merger and Reorganization (the "Agreement") as announced on August 23, 2012. Clear System and Masterpiece agreed to terminate the Agreement with each party bearing their own cost and expenses and without any penalties MarketWire

Technology Industry Visionary Barry Bycoff Joins bigtincan as Chairman of the Board
bigtincan is pleased to announce that Barry Bycoff, the award-winning technology entrepreneur and investor, has joined the company as its chairman of the board. Mr. Bycoff will work with bigtincan's management team to provide strategic direction and oversight for the company and guidance on operational execution. MarketWire

Nine By Blue Launches Blueprint Search Analytics
From the creator of Google Webmaster Central comes an enterprise software suite that helps organizations gain more customers through search engines such as Google and Bing. Blueprint Search Analytics, launching today by Nine By Blue at Search Marketing Expo in New York, fits SEO and web analytics data together like pieces of a puzzle so you can see the complete picture. MarketWire

Mitratech Appoints Jason Parkman Chief Operating Officer
Mitratech, the leader in enterprise legal management solutions including matter management, e-billing and GRC management automation announced today the appointment of Jason Parkman as Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately MarketWire

Nexxo Financial Corporation Leads the Alternative Financial Services Revolution With Expanded Technology Solution
Next week's annual Financial Service Centers of America (FISCA) Conference & Exposition in Chicago will see the debut of the latest in Nexxo Financial Corporation's highly-valued suite of technology products -- one that financial service providers have been queuing up for MarketWire

Decision Sciences Firm Mu Sigma is Named One of 75 Finalists for 11th Annual Chicago Innovation Awards
Mu Sigma (http://www.mu-sigma.com), the largest pure-play provider of decision sciences and analytics solutions for global enterprise customers, announced today that it has been named a finalist for the prestigious 2012 Chicago Innovation Awards, which reflect a cross section of the Chicago and surrounding regions' business communities MarketWire

Barrett and Robotnik Team Up to Provide the Best Mobile Platforms in North America
Today, Barrett adds Robotnik's mobile platforms to its product lineup in North America, enabling integrated mobile manipulation for its customers. Robotnik and Barrett have collaborated closely for many years, with Robotnik supporting Barrett's products throughout Europe MarketWire

CalAmp Awarded Contract to Supply Wireless Communications for Open-Pit Mining Operation in Kazakhstan
CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ: CAMP), a leading provider of wireless products, services and solutions, in partnership with Rodnik SPE Inc. of Russia, has been selected to provide the wireless communications component in an on-board radio navigation and telemetry system for mobile mining equipment at Vostochny mine of Eurasian Energy Corporation (EEC) in Kazakhstan MarketWire

Meritage Reports Acquisition of Wendy's Restaurants in North Carolina & South Carolina
Meritage Hospitality Group Inc. (OTCQX: MHGU), one of the nation's premier restaurant operators, today announced the acquisition of three additional Wendy's restaurants located in the Charlotte, N.C. designated market area. MarketWire

Coupon Site, Save1, Launches to Provide Meals to Hungry Children
Today, coupon site Save1 launched to provide coupons and deals from thousands of the top online retailers. But unlike any other coupon site, Save1 will donate a meal to a child in need for each special offer redeemed. While nearly 17,000 children a day die of starvation and malnutrition, Save1 aims to combat child hunger around the world one coupon at a time. MarketWire

Fixing the Failures of Enterprise Social Technology With Worksocial
The massive consumer influence wielded by social media such as Facebook and Twitter has created an industry of "enterprise social platform" technologies trying to bring social media into the workplace. According to a new report by CITO Research, nearly all the vendors trying to ride the social wave are missing the point MarketWire

Major Plant Addition Boosts Mezzanine Manufacturing Capacity at Steele Solutions
Construction of a 35,000-square-foot plant addition has significantly boosted Steele Solutions' capacity to manufacture mezzanines and other steel structures for use in distribution centers, warehouses, factories and other commercial and military settings throughout the world. MarketWire

MMRGlobal Helps Mitigate Expense of Healthcare Rules Penalizing Hospitals for Patients' Readmissions
MMRGlobal, Inc. (OTCBB: MMRF) ("MMR") a leading provider of Personal Health Records (PHRs) through its MyMedicalRecords MarketWire

University General Health System, Inc. Announces $19 Million Financing Agreement With MidCap Financial, LLC
University General Health System, Inc. (OTCQB: UGHS) ("the Company") a diversified, integrated multi-specialty health delivery system, today announced that it has entered into a $19 million Financing Agreement (the "MidCap Agreement") with MidCap Financial, LLC ("MidCap") MarketWire

Two More Health Plans Implement PaySpan's ClaimPay Card Solution to Speed Provider Payments and Increase Administrative Efficiencies
PaySpan, Inc., formerly Payformance, a leading provider of healthcare payment and reimbursement automation, today announced Covenant Administrators, Inc. has implemented the HPX ClaimPay Card™ solution MarketWire

Taplister Cracks Open Craft Beer Discovery With New Online Social Platform
Taplister today announced the launch of its new nationwide craft beer discovery platform that helps bars and restaurants promote and socialize their beer selection across digital outlets with one update MarketWire

ADVANCE Medical Expands Operations Into Mexico and Strengthens Agreement With ZELTIQ(R) Aesthetics
ADVANCE Medical, a company formed in 2011 by U.S. and Latin American investors with the goal of becoming the Latin American commercial partner-of-choice for innovative medical technology companies, announced today it has expanded its partnership with ZELTIQ Aesthetics (NASDAQ: ZLTQ), developer of the CoolSculpting® System MarketWire

Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Hotels Offer Free Nights to Guests and Hotels for Heroes
Travelers can comfortably extend business trips or get away for a relaxing and free vacation thanks to the "Extended Vacation" sweepstakes from Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham®, which will award four travelers with up to 30 complimentary room nights at participating hotels across the country. MarketWire

Experts Discuss Optical Trends With JDSU at ECOC 2012 Conference
JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) (TSX: JDU) today announced a new segment for its Industry View campaign that highlights JDSU customers and industry experts as they discuss topics including 100G and flexible optical networks at the annual European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communications (ECOC) 2012 held in September in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. MarketWire

Iron Eagle Group Is in Final Stages of Completing Over $20,000,000 of Projects for Newark Airport and MTA
Iron Eagle Group, Inc. (OTCQB: IEAG), a construction and contracting services provider in the infrastructure, commercial, and government markets, today announced that Tru-Val Electric, its 100% owned subsidiary, is in the final stages of completing over $20,000,000 of projects for Newark Liberty Airport and the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA). MarketWire

WolfPAC Solutions Group Hosts 4th Annual WolfPAC User Conference
WolfPAC Solutions Group, a division of Wolf & Company P.C., today announced its fourth annual User Conference for users of the WolfPAC Integrated Risk Management® platform, an online suite of enterprise risk assessment, management oversight, and risk governance tools MarketWire

Context 4 Healthcare, Inc. Announces Expanded Relationship With Health Design Plus
Context 4 Healthcare, Inc., a leading provider of database and software solutions for reimbursement challenges in the healthcare industry, today announced an expanded partnership with Health Design Plus (HDP) with their purchase of Context's FirstPass™ medical claim editing solution MarketWire

Koupon Media Platform Passbook-Enabled
Koupon Media today announced its Digital Campaign Management (DCM) platform is Apple Passbook-enabled, the first business-to-business digital offers platform to be integrated into Passbook. Marketers can start to populate Passbook with coupons and offers, reaching millions of iPhone users MarketWire

Koupon Media Launches Digital Campaign Management Platform -- Takes Pain out of Deploying Mobile Offers
Koupon Media announced its Digital Campaign Management (DCM) platform to unify the creation, distribution, redemption, and analysis of digital coupons, offers, and loyalty programs MarketWire

'Fall Into Luxury' at Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto(R)
Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release. MarketWire

Wonder International Obtains DTC Approval to Begin Electronic Trading
Wonder International Education and Investment Group Corporation (OTCBB: WIEI) (OTCQB: WIEI) today announced that DTC approved electronic trading for the Company's stock. Wonder's stock is traded on the Over The Counter Bulletin Board and OTC Markets under the stock symbol, WIEI MarketWire

Forbes Korea '2012 Global CEO': 32 CEOs Awarded for Global Leadership
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 organization against global economic recession. MarketWire

KoolSpan Forms Partnership With intiGrow To Deliver Innovative Mobile Security Solutions
KoolSpan Inc., leading global provider of encrypted solutions for connected devices, announced today its partnership with intiGrow to deliver comprehensive secure wireless solutions to global enterprises. MarketWire

Zayo Group Completes Purchase of USCarrier
Zayo Group announces it has completed its purchase of the remaining interest in USCarrier Telecom, LLC (USCarrier). Zayo Group acquired an approximately 50% interest in USCarrier through a previous acquisition of American Fiber Systems in October 2010. The purchase price, which included $2.3 million to retire USCarrier's outstanding net indebtedness, was $15.9 million. MarketWire

New WiFi-Enabled Recipe Reader Allows Foodies to Collect, Share and Access More Than a Million Recipes
For the cooking enthusiast who wants a simple and fun way to collect, share and access their favorite recipes, Key Ingredient today announced a new update to its Recipe Reader -- the world's first specialized WiFi-enabled digital recipe reader designed to withstand the rigors of the kitchen MarketWire

Bonanza Goldfields to Initiate Gold Mining Operations Due to New Financing Agreement
Today Bonanza Goldfields Corp. (PINKSHEETS: BONZ) announces plans to initiate mining operations in the 4th quarter of this calendar year as a result of securing a $1.66M Financing Agreement with Tonaquint Inc., a Utah corporation. MarketWire

Shands Greatly Improves Efficiency Across Multiple Healthcare Facilities With Asset Management and Temperature Monitoring by Stanley Healthcare Solutions
Stanley Healthcare Solutions today announced that Shands, a health system affiliated with the University of Florida Academic Health Center, has successfully implemented the AeroScout Real-Time Location System (RTLS) across three of its facilities MarketWire

Mitchell RepairCenter(TM) ToolStore Integrates With LKQ Corporation to Streamline Parts Procurement for Body Shops
Mitchell today announced a new technology integration with LKQ Corporation (LKQ) as a partner in the RepairCenter™ ToolStore, making it possible for auto body repair shops to engage with LKQ's parts procurement solution directly from the RepairCenter Workspace. MarketWire

CenterBeam's Cloud Solutions and Professional Services Help Waterton Residential Build Its Business
Anticipating rapid growth during the next year, Waterton Residential, a leader in the multi-family residential industry, has selected CenterBeam Inc. to be its supplier of a broad array of cloud computing and IT solutions MarketWire

Bridgelux Named to Global Cleantech 100 Fourth Year in a Row
Bridgelux, a leading developer and manufacturer of LED lighting technologies and solutions, today announced it was named in the prestigious 2012 Global Cleantech 100, produced by Cleantech Group, a leading global research and advisory firm focused on innovation in energy and the environment. MarketWire

Sauer Energy Installs WindChargers(TM) on New Headquarters
Sauer Energy Inc. ("Sauer") (OTCBB: SENY), developer of the patented WindCharger™ brand vertical-axis wind turbine (VAWT), has installed two of its WindChargers™ units on the roof of their new headquarters. The installation represents a visual display of Sauer's commitment to making wind energy a viable and attainable way individuals can make a difference MarketWire

Pilar Montoya Honored by STEMconnector(TM) at 100 Women Leaders in STEM Celebration
The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) Chief Executive Officer Pilar Montoya, will be honored in the 100 Women Leaders in STEM event in Washington D.C. today in celebration of women role models in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) MarketWire

CareFamily Gives Cash-Strapped Seniors in Denver a New Choice for Home Care
CareFamily, a pioneer in caregiver matching and consumer-directed home care for seniors, today announced it has started providing services for Denver and the surrounding metropolitan area. Families who are weary from caring for loved ones themselves, but cannot afford home care at agency prices, can now hire qualified caregivers for 30-40% less and manage care remotely MarketWire

Actiance's TrueCompliance(TM) Helps Unleash the Full Potential of Social
Actiance, helping organizations benefit from new forms of communications and collaboration, today announces the publication of "TrueCompliance™ for Social Media - When good enough is not enough MarketWire

BloomReach Reduces Duplicate Web Pages With Release of Industry's First Algorithmic De-Duplication Technology
BloomReach, the Big Data Marketing Applications company, today announced the industry's first algorithmic de-duplication technology, called BloomReach Dynamic Duplication Reduction (DDR). BloomReach DDR detects and massively reduces duplicate pages on client websites without manual intervention -- freeing up business resources to focus on content development and other strategic activities MarketWire

RPost Granted 46th Patent; Canada Post and Swiss Post Settle Patent Infringement Actions
RPost announces it has now been granted its 46th patent and separately has reached amicable settlements of its patent infringement lawsuits against Canada Post and Swiss Post, on terms consistent with RPost's intent to vigorously protect its intellectual property, everywhere. MarketWire

WhiteHat Security Extends Application Security Leadership to EMEA
WhiteHat Security, the Web security company, today announced its expansion to the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region to meet the growing, global demands for enterprise-class application security testing and risk management MarketWire

Enecsys Named to Global Cleantech 100 List for Third Consecutive Year
Enecsys Limited, a premier supplier of micro inverter products for the global solar market, announced today that it has been recognized as one of the top 100 private cleantech companies by the Global Cleantech Group, a leading global research and advisory firm focused on innovation in energy and the environment. This marks the company's third successive year on the Global Cleantech 100 List. MarketWire

DHS Holding, Co. Hires Bret Wolfenbarger, Manager of Gaming & Operations
DHS Holding Co. (PINKSHEETS: DHSM) MarketWire

Acer America introduces Aspire S7 Series, the World's Thinnest Touch Ultrabooks
Editor's Summary: Acer overcame incredible design challenges to create two pretty, smart and incredibly powerful touch Ultrabooks nearly as thin as a tablet. Featuring an all-aluminum unibody design, the razor-thin Acer S7 Ultrabooks are exceptionally thin and light, yet resilient and durable. Depending on model, they are as thin as .47 inches and weigh as little as 2.29 pounds MarketWire

Prometric Technology Division Achieves CMMI Designation for Software Engineering
Prometric has further positioned itself as the trusted provider of market-leading test development and delivery solutions by achieving Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Level 2 designation, the globally recognized standard for software development practices sponsored by Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute (SEI) MarketWire

Creed Monarch Installs Digital Lumens Intelligent LED Lighting System in Contract Manufacturing Facility
Creed Monarch, a contract manufacturing facility in New Britain, CT, has recently deployed the Digital Lumens Intelligent Lighting System, and is achieving 75% energy savings. Creed Monarch selected the company's networked LED system for the ability to control all fixtures, manage lighting levels, and to maximize energy efficiencies MarketWire

4Sync Launches Out of Beta at DEMO Fall 2012
4Sync, the no limits cloud storage provider, launches out of beta today as a surprising new challenger in the fast-growing U.S. cloud storage market at DEMO Fall 2012. 4Sync is built on the root experience of serving over 100M users worldwide MarketWire

CORPAK Acquires Merck Serono's UK Gastroenterology Sales and Distribution Operation
CORPAK MedSystems, Inc., a leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of medical devices for the enteral-feeding and bedside-location markets, today announced it will acquire the gastroenterology sales and distribution operation of Merck Serono Limited in the UK and Ireland. Merck Serono had previously served as CORPAK's distribution partner for the region. MarketWire

Interface Biologics Appoints Sandra Beach Lin to Board of Directors
Interface Biologics Inc. (IBI), a privately held commercial stage developer of transformative biomedical-polymer products, is pleased to announce the appointment of Sandra Beach Lin to the Board of Directors. Ms. Beach Lin is an experienced C-suite executive with a wealth of polymer experience in multiple industries, including medical devices. MarketWire

Apio, Inc. Launches Eat Smart Beneforte Naturally Better Broccoli Nationwide
Apio, Inc., a leading retail supplier of fresh-cut vegetables, today announced the national launch of Eat Smart® Beneforté® broccoli, a delicious broccoli variety offering American consumers improved nutritional benefits to help support a healthy lifestyle. Beneforté® is the newest addition to Apio's line of Eat Smart® branded products MarketWire

TASER Receives Two Large Orders for X2 ECD Upgrades
TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TASR), today announced two significant TASER® X2™ electronic control device (ECD) orders using the new TASER Protection Plan for a total of 1035 X2s sold. The Pima County Sheriff's Department (AZ) purchased 600 X2 ECDs while another agency purchased 435 X2 units. MarketWire

Milestone Scientific Receives China's SFDA Approval for STA System(R) Computer
Milestone Scientific Inc. (OTCQB: MLSS), the recognized leader in advanced, computer-controlled injection technologies, today announced that the State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) of the People's Republic of China has approved Milestone's STA Single Tooth Anesthesia System® computer (STA System).The SFDA has bifurcated approval of STA System computer from The Wand® handpiece MarketWire

Triad Taps Krux Data Management Platform to Power Advanced Targeting for Retailers and Brands
Triad Retail Media has selected Krux to power its consumer data and targeting services for the world's leading e-commerce sites. Krux's cloud-based infrastructure helps companies like Triad analyze consumer web data with new levels of precision and turn those insights into action MarketWire

Redknee Secures $20 Million Credit Facility
Redknee Solutions Inc. (TSX: RKN) (the "Company"), a leading provider of business-critical software and solutions for communications service providers, has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Redknee Inc., has entered into a senior secured credit facility with Wells Fargo Capital Finance, part of Wells Fargo & Company, for a revolving line of credit for up to USD $20 million. MarketWire

Zumiez Inc. Reports September 2012 Sales Results
Zumiez Inc. (NASDAQ: ZUMZ), a leading specialty retailer of action sports related apparel, footwear, equipment and accessories, today announced that total net sales for the five-week period ended September 29, 2012 increased 18.6% to $62.7 million, compared to $52.9 million for the five-week period ended October 1, 2011. The Company's comparable store sales increased 5 MarketWire

Largest Companies in the World Rely on Blue Coat Web Security and WAN Optimization Solutions
Blue Coat Systems, Inc., a market leader in Web security and WAN optimization, today announced that 86 percent of FORTUNE Global 500 companies have deployed Blue Coat solutions to optimize and secure their networks. Blue Coat counts among its customer base 90 percent of all FORTUNE Global 500 companies that are based in the United States. MarketWire

My-Villages Launches Online Digital Collaborative to Improve Product Ownership and Service Experience
IBEX Show -- How often have you become frustrated while trying to coordinate a service call or when seeking answers to questions on a product you own? My-Villages (MV) www.my-villages.com, a new online digital collaborative, launched today to connect consumers, technicians and product manufacturers in online communities -- or villages -- specific to the things they own, build and service MarketWire

Cobra Announces Partnership With Professional Race Truck Transporters Association for 2012 and 2013 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series(R) Seasons
Cobra Electronics Corporation (NASDAQ: COBR), the leading designer and marketer of Citizens Band (CB) radios and GPS navigation systems for professional drivers, today announced it has finalized a partnership with the Professional Race Truck Transporters Association (PRTTA) extending throughout the 2012 and 2013 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series® seasons MarketWire

Blurb's Free Bookmaking Tools Now Output Rich Media Ebooks in Addition to Printed Books
Blurb®, the creative publishing platform, today announced that new versions of its award-winning BookSmart, Bookify and InDesign® Plug-In creation tools will enable customers to simply and easily convert their new or existing print files to ebooks, adding video, audio and live links to enrich the storytelling experience. MarketWire

Mattson Technology Ships First Follow-On Helios XP RTP System to Major Foundry for Production Through 2X NM Technology Nodes
Mattson Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MTSN), a leading supplier of advanced process equipment used to manufacture semiconductors, today announced that it has shipped its first follow-on Helios® XP rapid thermal processing (RTP) system to a major foundry customer MarketWire

Midwest Generation Ponders Retrofit vs. Retire Decision for Four Illinois Merchant Generators, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Midwest Generation (Bolingbrook, Illinois), a subsidiary of Edison International (NYSE:EIX) (Rosemead, California), held off closing two Chicago-area coal-fired power plants that had a total of 868 megawatts of generating capacity until the Windy City's peak summer demand season ended MarketWire

Metso ADRs to be traded on the OTCQX marketplace
Metso Corporation's press release on October2, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. local time MarketWire

Punchline Resources Receives Additional Positive Results From Empress Project -- Adit 3 Underground Sampling Returns High-Grade Gold and Silver Assays
Punchline Resources Ltd. (OTCQB: PUNL) (OTCBB: PUNL) ("Punchline" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Company has received additional positive sample results from exploration recently conducted at the Empress Project, located approximately 26 miles south of Goldfield, Nevada MarketWire

Compendium Infographic Shows Best Practices for Social Media Posts
Digital marketers looking for ways to reach and engage more customers through social media should tailor the content and timing of messages based on the channel, according to an infographic released by Compendium ( www.compendium.com ), an online content marketing platform. MarketWire

York Prep: Families Heartened by Rising College Admissions
New York-based York Prep is a private school that offers courses for grades six through 12. As such, the school's faculty fields many questions from parents regarding college preparation, admission deadlines, and other details surrounding the application and acceptance processes MarketWire

U.S. News & World Report Names Houston Colorectal Surgeon Among Top 1% of Doctors
Dr. Eric Haas, a board certified colorectal surgeon in Houston, has been selected as one of the top one percent of doctors by U.S. News & World Report. Featured in a list of 31,000 physicians in a wide range of medical specialties, Dr. Haas says inclusion among the Top Doctors in the U.S MarketWire

Indulgence in Alcoholic Beverages Is Industry Trend
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of "Global Consumer Trends and Key Consumer Targets in Alcoholic Beverages," to their collection of Beverages market reports. MarketWire

Marlborough Dentists Prepare for Dentistry from the Heart Event in October
According to Dentistry from the Heart (DFTH), a non-profit organization providing complimentary dental services nationwide to people who are in need of dental care, one in three Americans is without dental insurance MarketWire

Comparing Invisalign(R) and Six Month Braces With Houston Cosmetic Dentist Dr. Jeffrey Schultz
According to the American Academy of Orthodontics (AAO), five million Americans are currently undergoing some form of orthodontic treatment, 20 percent of which are over the age of 18. While similar statistics from the Journal of the American Dental Association show that 66 to 75 percent of American adults have some form of malocclusion, or crooked teeth, and could benefit from orthodontics, Dr MarketWire

Cosmetic Dentists in New Jersey on Conservative Approach to Smile Makeovers
According to AACD survey statistics, 99.7 percent of adults believe a smile is an important social asset. Cosmetic dental issues such as misshapen, crooked, or missing teeth can negatively impact both the appearance of one's smile, as well as their overall confidence; however, there are a variety of dental procedures available to address these concerns. Drs MarketWire

Sedation Dentistry Improves Patient Experience at New Jersey Dental Practice
Dr. Jerry Strauss, a cosmetic dentist in New Jersey, says dental phobia is a common concern amongst patients at his practice, and more patients have been requesting advanced techniques designed to alleviate their anxiety. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates in a recent survey that less than 62 percent of American adults between the ages of 18 and 64 visited the dentist last year MarketWire

Virginia Plastic Surgeon on Breast Reconstruction Awareness
Dr. Behzad Parva, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Leesburg, VA, seeks to increase public awareness of breast reconstruction options for breast cancer patients and promotes a proactive approach about a woman's breast cancer care. Dr. Parva believes that breast surgeons and plastic surgeons sharing information and coordinating together is vital for the patient at the very onset of diagnosis MarketWire

Metso Corporation's largest shareholders according to the shareholder register of October 1, 2012
Metso Corporation's stock exchangerelease on October 2, 2012 at 11.40 a.m.local time MarketWire

Medicure Announces Intention to Seek Expanded Aggrastat Label
Medicure Inc. ("Medicure" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: MPH)(PINKSHEETS: MCUJ), is pleased to announce its intention to file a supplemental new drug application (sNDA) for the high dose bolus (HDB) dosing regimen of AGGRASTAT® (tirofiban HCl) MarketWire

Openet Wins Summary Judgment in Patent Infringement Suit
Openet, a global leader of transaction management software for network operators, today announced that a federal court in Alexandria, Virginia, has granted summary judgment for Openet in a lawsuit filed by Amdocs Limited. The court found that Openet software does not infringe Amdocs' patents. MarketWire

Learn Why Emergency Medical Associates Was Named to Modern Healthcare's 'Best Places to Work in Healthcare' at ACEP's Scientific Assembly
Visit Emergency Medical Associates' booth at the 2012 American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Scientific Assembly to see why the company has been recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of the best places to work. MarketWire

Emerging Economies Adopting Media Marketing Strategies
Companies in the BFSI sector in emerging economies have adopted different social media marketing strategies to identify new markets, launch products, gather customer feedback and monitor brand performance. The rising competitiveness in public sector banks, coupled with increases in performance accountability, is driving nationalized banks to improve their presence on social networks. MarketWire

Nimble Drives Social Selling and Customer Engagement With Update to Its Social Relationship Manager
Nimble, the world's leading social relationship manager, is giving social businesses a competitive edge with its latest version of Nimble, by integrating social selling discovery, engagement and collaboration MarketWire

ADVA Optical Networking Powers PIONIER's 6,500 Km GMPLS-Controlled Long-Haul Network
ADVA Optical Networking SE / ADVA OpticalNetworking Powers PIONIER's 6,500 KmGMPLS-Controlled Long-Haul Network. MarketWire

XsunX to Complete CIGSolar(TM) Deposition System Assembly This Month
XsunX, Inc. (OTCQB: XSNX) (OTCBB: XSNX), the developer of CIGSolar™, a patent-pending solar cell manufacturing process offering a capital-efficient, low-cost alternative to the use of silicon solar cells, today announced it is on target to complete the assembly of its CIGSolar™ TFPV cell evaporation system in October MarketWire

Clear Capital: Housing Recovery Is in Congress' Hands
Clear Capital (www.clearcapital.com), a premium provider of data and real estate asset valuation, investment, and risk assessment, today released its Home Data Index™ (HDI) Market Report with data through September 2012. The HDI Market Report uses a broad array of public and proprietary data sources providing the most timely and relevant analysis available. MarketWire

Longreach & APIC Combination Agreement
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BONDUELLE -- FY 2011/2012 Annual Results: Activity and Profitability Growth
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Plus2 Technologies(R) Launches Interactive Collection Software, Consentsys(R), at DEMO Fall 2012
Plus2 Technologies®, an Arizona-based company, today announced the launch of Consentsys at DEMO Fall 2012 before the technology industry's most prominent media, analysts, investors and entrepreneurs. Consentsys is an easy to use, voice-guided collection program designed to help businesses and municipalities recover more of the monies owed them without the need for telephone collectors MarketWire

Serabi Gold Plc ("Serabi" or the "Company") Conditional UK£ 16.2 Million Share Subscription and Underwriting Interim US$6 Million Loan Facility to Finance Start-Up of Gold Production at Palito Appointment of New Director
Serabi Gold plc (AIM: SRB) (TSX: SBI) (TSX: SBI MarketWire

Cachetown Wins the Internet -- Surprise Launch at DEMO 2012
Candy Lab Inc. will launch Cachetown at the DEMO conference taking place from October 1-3, 2012 in Santa Clara, CA. Cachetown is a game-changing marketing platform for brands and events looking to maximize user engagement through a non-intrusive game layer in augmented reality MarketWire

Ablynx Collaborates With Merck to Develop Therapeutic Nanobody Candidates
Ablynx [Euronext Brussels: ABLX] todayannounced a collaboration with Merck & Co., Inc., through a subsidiary,todevelop and commercialise Nanobody® candidates directed towards avoltagegated ion channel with the option to develop and commercialise a Nanobody toasecond target. Merck is known as MSD outside the United States and Canada. MarketWire

Addex and Collaborators Awarded Swiss CTI Grant to Develop Allosteric Modulators for Neurodegenerative and Psychiatric Diseases
Grant to Further Characterize AllostericModulators Against mGluR4 and mGluR7 MarketWire

Data Storage Start Up Evtron to Debut at DEMO Fall 2012
After traveling by car for more than 2,000 miles in less than two days, Andrew Mayhall, 19 and Kyle Goeken, 20, are preparing to start their next journey. This time, the Founder and Chief Analytics Officer, respectively, of Evtron, a St. Louis-based startup, will officially launch its groundbreaking storage technology at the DEMO Fall 2012 conference. MarketWire

SEI Extends Relationship With Graham Capital Management to Provide Outsourcing Services for Hedge Fund Complex
SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC) today announced that it has extended its relationship with Graham Capital Management, L.P. to provide operations outsourcing services for the firm's multi-billion dollar, multi-strategy hedge fund and managed accounts complex MarketWire

DreamWare Launches iSocialite Social Events Feed for iOS at DEMO Fall 2012
DEMO Booth D3 -- DreamWare today announced the launch of iSocialite, a revolutionary social feed for events at DEMO Fall 2012, world-renowned for launching the most innovative companies in enterprise, mobile, cloud computing, consumer, social media and disruptive technologies. iSocialite is now available in the Apple App Store. MarketWire

Click With Me Now Introduces 1-Click, No Download Websharing at DEMO Fall 2012
Click With Me Now, the 1-Click, No Download Websharing Technology, announced today they are launching their new patent-pending web co-browsing sharing solution at DEMO Fall 2012, world-renowned for launching the most innovative companies in enterprise, mobile, cloud computing, consumer, social media and disruptive technologies MarketWire

Vantage Drilling Announces Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation
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AppEnsure Launches Their Next Generation Applications Performance Management Platform at DEMO Fall 2012
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Bizness Apps Introduces CRM for Small Business Sales With Bizness CRM at DEMO Fall 2012
Bizness Apps, the leading mobile application development platform for small business, today announced that it has launched Bizness CRM, the first CRM product built specifically for selling to small businesses MarketWire

ThreadMatcher.com Launches Its Beta Version at DEMO Fall 2012
ThreadMatcher today announced the launch of its beta version at DEMO Fall 2012, world-renowned for launching the most innovative companies in enterprise, mobile, cloud computing, consumer, social media and disruptive technologies. MarketWire

Create Instant Video Highlight Reels With Givit for iPhone
At DEMO Fall 2012, Givit (www.givit.com) today launched its free app offering the easiest way for users to create personal video highlight reels on iPhone. Simply tap-to-clip the best of live or recorded video, choose effects and add music, and instantly share the polished video on Facebook, YouTube or via email MarketWire

Tellagence Launches Industry-First Technology to Predict Network Behavior
DEMO Fall 2012 - Tellagence today is launching a new technology able to predict how information moves across and within any network: social networks, enterprise networks, and eventually, closed networks like the government. The company's first product, Tellagence for Twitter, will be unveiled today at DEMO. MarketWire

wiresurfer.com Launches One-Stop Comparison Marketplace for Telecom Deals Aimed at Business
wiresurfer.com today launched the world's first online marketplace for telecom deals -- specifically aimed at businesses that may not be aware of national promotions and special offers by reputable carriers throughout the country. Think of it as Travelzoo for small and medium sized business (SMB) telecom. MarketWire

GreenQloud Launches Renewable Energy Powered Compute Qloud(TM) and Storage Qloud(TM) Cloud IaaS Solutions at DEMO Fall 2012
GreenQloud, the world's first Truly Green™ cloud computing company, today announced the launch of two clean infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) cloud solutions, Compute Qloud™ and Storage Qloud™, at DEMO Fall 2012, world-renowned for launching the most innovative companies in enterprise, mobile, cloud computing, consumer, social media and disruptive technologies. MarketWire

New AMD A-Series Processors Bring Faster Speeds, High Core Count and AMD Radeon HD 7000 Series Graphics to Do-It-Yourself PC Enthusiasts and Gamers
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced retail and distribution channel availability of its second generation AMD A-Series Accelerated Processing Units (APUs) for desktop, small form-factor and home theater PCs MarketWire

To Fully Participate in the Emerging $10 Trillion Consumer Market, the West Should Embrace China and India -- Not Distrust or Ignore Them, Says New Book by The Boston Consulting Group
The West risks squandering a spectacular $10 trillion market opportunity if countries and companies fail to develop enduring commercial ties with these nations' newly affluent consumers, according to a new book by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). MarketWire

Go Factory Launches Micro-Social App Go-Matic at DEMO Fall 2012
Go Factory™, the creator of Go Machine™, a proprietary platform for mobile and micro-social network development, launched today at DEMO Fall 2012 with Go-Matic™, their first consumer app MarketWire

Plutus Software, a Singapore-Based Technology Company That Is Committed to Building Consumer Finance Applications, Launches LoanGarage.com at DEMO Fall 2012 to Showcase Start-Up Technology in the Web and Mobile Category on the DEMO Stage
Plutus Software today announced the launch of LoanGarage.com -- an online marketplace for unsecured personal loans and credit -- at DEMO Fall 2012, world-renowned for launching the most innovative companies in enterprise, mobile, cloud computing, consumer, social media and disruptive technologies. MarketWire

Quasar Provides Corporate Update
Quasar Aerospace Industries, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: QASP) -- Quasar is pleased to provide this update to its shareholders and the investment community. MarketWire

ChemSW to Highlight Safety Inspection Live at Upcoming NSC 2012 Conference
ChemSW, Inc. will be exhibiting at the upcoming National Safety Council (NSC) 2012 Congress & Expo in Orlando, FL from October 20-25, 2012. ChemSW will be highlighting their unique new Safety Inspection Live™ solution that enables users to record safety inspections using the most popular mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets, and laptops to manage data in real-time MarketWire

The New Ireland Fund, Inc. Monthly Portfolio Update
The New Ireland Fund, Inc. (NYSE: IRL) today released an updated Monthly portfolio statement as of September 30, 2012. MarketWire

Specialty Coffee Association of America Brings World's Largest Specialty Coffee Event to Boston, MA, April 11-14, 2013
The Specialty Coffee Association of America's (SCAA) 25th Annual Exposition & Symposium will be held in Boston, MA April 11-14, 2013 MarketWire

Nimble Leads Small Businesses Into the New Social CRM Age With Nimble 2.0
Nimble, the award-winning Social Business Platform, today announced that it has launched Nimble 2.0, the most social CRM platform on the market today MarketWire

M+W Group acquires Spectrum Engineering Solutions in America
M+W Group /M+W Group acquires Spectrum Engineering Solutions in America. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

RURIC: Positive decision for Ruric at the appellate court in St. Petersburg
PRESS RELEASE/ October 02, 2012 GlobeNewswire

Ahlstrom's announcement under Securities Markets Act (chapter 2, section 10) regarding a change in shareholding
Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE October 2, 2012 at 16.40 GlobeNewswire

FLSmidth acquires market-leading technology for unmanned operation
PRESS RELEASE GlobeNewswire

KONE elevators and escalators selected for Marine Gateway project in Vancouver
KONE Corporation, press release, October 2, 2012 GlobeNewswire

Telenor increases its focus on fibre in Vestfold and Sørlandet
(Fornebu, 2 October 2012) Telenor Norway acquired all the shares in LOS Bynett and Bynett Privat from Agder Energi on 1 October, based on an agreement signed in summer 2011. In doing so Telenor is increasing its focus on fibre in Vestfold and the counties of Agder. GlobeNewswire

Aker Solutions signs Visund contract
2 October 2012 - Aker Solutions has been awarded a contract by Statoil to deliver five subsea trees and eleven control modules to the Visund field on the Norwegian continental shelf. Contract value is approximately NOK 300 million. GlobeNewswire

Supply agreement signed with SSI UK
Dannemora has in cooperation with Stemcor signed an agreement with Sahariviya Steel Industries, United Kingdom, to supply approximately 15 000 tonnes of iron ore products. The new agreement should be seen as a first step to a long-term relationship between the parties The delivery is scheduled for the near future. GlobeNewswire

Metso Corporation's largest shareholders according to the shareholder register of October 1, 2012
 Metso Corporation's stock exchange release on October 2, 2012 at 11.40 a.m. local timeMetso's Annual General Meeting decided on March 29, 2012 to establish a Nomination Board to prepare proposals on members of the Board of Directors and their remuneration for the next Annual General Meeting which is planned to be held on March 28, 2013 GlobeNewswire

ÅF has signed a consultancy assignment with Tammervoima for a new waste-to-energy power plant
For further information: Jari Leskinen, Managing Director +358 40 348 5364 Viktor Svensson, Executive Vice President IR +46 70 657 2026 ÅF has signed a consultancy contract with Tammervoima Oy for a new CHP plant in Tampere, Finland. GlobeNewswire

VOLTA FINANCE - LIQUIDITY ENHANCEMENT CONTRACT QUARTERLY REPORT SEPTEMBER 2012
NOT FOR RELEASE, DISTRIBUTION OR PUBLICATION, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES GlobeNewswire

Metro expands in Latin America and launches a daily newspaper in Puerto Rico
Metro International ("Metro"), the world's largest international newspaper, today announced that Metro continues to expand in Latin America by launching a free daily newspaper in Puerto Rico GlobeNewswire

ADVANCE INFORMATION ON THE NET SALES OF THIRD QUARTER. ESTIMATE OF THE NET SALES AND OPERATING PROFIT FOR THE FULL YEAR IS CHANGED
Stonesoft Corporation Stock Exchange Release October 2, 2012 at 9.55 a.m.ADVANCE INFORMATION ON THE NET SALES OF THIRD QUARTER. ESTIMATE OF THE NET SALES AND OPERATING PROFIT FOR THE FULL YEAR IS CHANGEDStonesoft Corporation's product sales for the third quarter were approximately 5.6 million euros and grew by approximately 18%. The net sales for the quarter were about 9.2 - 9 GlobeNewswire

Pöyry's services enable the improvement of railway capacity on Swiss-German border
PÖYRY PLC          Press release 2 October 2012 GlobeNewswire

Cargotec plans to adjust operations
CARGOTEC CORPORATION, STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE, 2 OCTOBER 2012 at 10 a.m. (EEST) GlobeNewswire

ADVA Optical Networking Powers PIONIER's 6,500 Km GMPLS-Controlled Long-Haul Network
ADVA Optical Networking SE /ADVA Optical Networking Powers PIONIER's 6,500 Km GMPLS-Controlled Long-Haul Network . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Noreco raises NOK 300 million in new bond issue
NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, IN WHOLE OR IN PART DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN AUSTRALIA, CANADA, JAPAN OR THE UNITED STATES GlobeNewswire

Aker Solutions signs well service contract with Dong Energy
2 October 2012 - Aker Solutions has signed a contract with Dong Energy to provide well intervention services for the oil company's assets offshore Norway and Denmark. GlobeNewswire

Prosafe SE : Further one-month contract extension for Safe Scandinavia at Valhall
BP Norge AS has exercised the second of two one-month options, thereby extending Safe Scandinavia's operations at Valhall until 31st December 2012. GlobeNewswire

ABLYNX COLLABORATES WITH MERCK TO DEVELOP THERAPEUTIC NANOBODY CANDIDATES
GHENT, Belgium, 2 October 2012 - Ablynx [Euronext Brussels: ABLX] today announced a collaboration with Merck & Co., Inc., through a subsidiary, to develop and commercialise Nanobody® candidates directed towards a voltage gated ion channel with the option to develop and commercialise a Nanobody to a second target GlobeNewswire

Valartis Group opens a bank subsidiary in Lugano and optimises its organisational structure
Valartis Group AG /Valartis Group opens a bank subsidiary in Lugano and optimises its organisational structure . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Annual Report and Accounts 2012
ARYZTA AG /Annual Report and Accounts 2012. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Addex and Collaborators Awarded Swiss CTI Grant to Develop Allosteric Modulators for Neurodegenerative and Psychiatric Diseases
Addex Therapeutics / Addex and Collaborators Awarded Swiss CTI Grant to Develop Allosteric Modulators for Neurodegenerative and Psychiatric Diseases . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

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