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PropThink: ACOR Off on Potential For Tighter Prescribing Rules for Ampyra
By David MoskowitzAcorda Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ACOR) is trading down Monday on circulation of the September 2012 Formulary Decision Highlights from GroupHealth, a healthcare coordination cooperative ACN Newswire

PropThink: OPTR Fighting Weak Dificid Trends With Price Reduction, Estimates Going Down
By David MoskowitzOptimer Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:OPTR) is hosting its Analyst Day in NYC this morning and is detailing its new strategy, which includes lowering the price for lead growth driver, Dificid, in order to increase uptake of the product. Dificid was launched by the company in July 2011, and is a next generation antibiotic indicated for the treatment of C ACN Newswire

Getting HRIT Closer to the Business
Too often Human Resources (HR) technology executives fail because they do not invest the time needed to understand the business, instead just focusing on the technology components, Sean Newcomb, Global Head of HR Management Information Systems at Bank of America, highlighted. "They need to understand the business processes and policies the technology enables," he elaborated ACN Newswire

Overcoming the Immigration Obstacles for Hiring Talent
The increased focus on compliance by immigration authorities around the world is impacting employers' strategies for recruiting and retaining highly skilled talent from overseas, said Michael Turansick, Partner, Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP ACN Newswire

PropThink: More BPAX, ANI Merger Details Likely at BIO Investor Forum on Wednesday
By Jake KingIn a press release Monday, BioSante Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:BPAX) announced that it will be presenting a corporate update at the BIO Investor Forum on Wednesday the 10th; the presentation will likely focus on the company's recent merger with ANI Pharmaceuticals and shed light on the details of the agreement ACN Newswire

PropThink: Five More Years of Patent Protection, and Revenue, for Spectrum Pharmaceuticals
By Jake KingSpectrum Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SPPI) announced Monday morning that the company received a five-year extension on its patent for Folotyn, which lengthens the drug's market exclusivity from July 16, 2017 to July 16, 2022. Of course, longer patent protection means more sales as generics will be barred from the market until the patent expires ACN Newswire

Glu Mobile Partners with Probability PLC for Mobile Gambling
Glu Mobile Partners with Probability PLC for Mobile GamblingReal-money gambling expands mobile portfolio to reach new international audiences with Glu original IP-branded casino gamesSan Francisco, Calif. - Oct. 8, 2012 - Glu Mobile Inc ACN Newswire

Private Banker International Announces 2012 Finalists in Prestigious Awards for Global Wealth Industry
Private Banker International (PBI), the leading journal for the global wealth management industry has announced the finalists for the 2012 Private Banker International Global Wealth Awards, held in conjunction with the 22nd PBI Wealth Summit.The award winners will be announced and presented at the Awards Gala Dinner on Wednesday, 24th October 2012 at 8 ACN Newswire

Digital Asia Festival Announces Jury Line-Up - Preliminary Judging Gets Underway
With just over four weeks until the Digital Asia Festival kicks off, the organisers have announced that over 600 entries from 14 countries have been received into the 2012 awards ACN Newswire

Canfield Lifts Historic King Edward VII Gold Cup in Bermuda
Young US Virgin Islander Taylor Canfield made a big statement of his future Alpari World Match Racing Tour (AWMRT) intentions today, taking a 3-0 victory over Johnie Berntsson at the Argo Group Gold Cup in Bermuda ACN Newswire

The FTSE Curex FX Index Series Expands to a Total of Eight Executable Offshore Renminbi FIX Benchmarks
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Branksome Hall Asia, Jeju Campus of Prestigious Independent Girls' School in Canada, to Open on Oct. 15
Branksome Hall Asia, the only overseas campus of Branksome Hall, a prestigious girls' independent school in Canada, announced that the first day of classes starts on Oct. 15 and an opening ceremony will be held on Oct. 29. With the establishment of the second prestigious independent school, there are visible signs of completion of Jeju Global Education City. MarketWire

Key Management Appointments Announced by Riviera Black Hawk Casino
Riviera Black Hawk Casino, wholly owned by Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRI), announces that gaming executives Dan Roy, Brandon Moore and Greg Stuhr have joined the Company, subject to pending Colorado gaming licensure approval. MarketWire

Essex Announces Recent Acquisition Activity
Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESS), announced today the Company has purchased four apartment communities containing 464 units for a total purchase price of $119.8 million. MarketWire

SARES-REGIS Group Acquires 160 Acres at Long Beach Airport; Sustainable Commercial Buildings Seen for Master-Planned Douglas Park
SARES-REGIS Group acquired 160 acres at Long Beach Airport in Long Beach, Calif., and plans to develop the property with a potential for approximately 3.2 million square feet of premier office, industrial and retail facilities. MarketWire

LSF Interactive and Geary Interactive Merge, Acquiring 15miles Along the Way
Geary LSF Group, the product of a recent merger between the parent companies of LSF Interactive and Geary Interactive, is already busy increasing its reach. The global digital marketing company has acquired 15miles, a leading marketing agency specializing in local, mobile and social solutions. The strategic acquisition is already turning out to be a win-win for everyone involved. MarketWire

Forum National Investments Ltd. and Aliya Companies International LLC Announce Completion of an Investment Agreement for $80 Million
Forum National Investments Ltd. (OTCBB: FMNL) ("FORUM") and Aliya Companies International ("ALIYA") jointly announce that they have executed an Investment Agreement for eighty (80) million dollars of investment into FORUM over the next twenty-four (24) months. The Agreement was reached after almost a year of negotiations and regulatory delay. MarketWire

Red Hawk Casino Pays Out $100,000 Video Poker Jackpot
Red Hawk Casino, home to some of the luckiest and loosest slots, paid a lucky Rewards Club member $100,000 on Sunday, Oct. 7. MarketWire

Salem Communications to Present at the 20th Annual Deutsche Bank Leveraged Finance Conference
Salem Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: SALM), a leading U.S. radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine and book publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and conservative opinion content, announced today that the Company will present at the 20th Annual Deutsche Bank Leveraged Finance Conference on Thursday, October 11th at The Phoenician in Scottsdale, Arizona MarketWire

U.S. Concrete Disposes of Underutilized Real Property
U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ: USCR) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Central Concrete Supply Co., Inc., completed the sale of its real property located at 150 South Linden Avenue, South San Francisco, California for $3.35 million in cash. MarketWire

FEMSA Schedules Conference Call to Discuss Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results
Fomento Económico Mexicano, S.A.B. de C.V. ("FEMSA") (NYSE: FMX) (BMV: FEMSAUBD) (BMV: FEMSAUB) is pleased to invite you to participate in its Third Quarter 2012 Conference Call that will be held on: MarketWire

TexStar Holdings Inc. Acquires TexStar Energy Corporation
TexStar Holdings Inc., a Florida corporation, today announced that it has successfully acquired TexStar Energy Corp., a Texas corporation in a stock for stock transaction, which was closed on September 17th, 2012. TexStar Holdings Inc. f/k/a Southern Cross Resource Group, Inc. Subsequent to the acquisition a new symbol was issued by FINRA, (Symbol-TSTH) MarketWire

Want to Learn How to Better Manage Your Finances?
Cash America International, Inc. (NYSE: CSH), in partnership with Washington, D.C.-based Community Financial Education Foundation (CFEF), recently launched financial education websites to its customers. The program provides a step-by-step process to teach users about budgeting and saving, banking, borrowing money and credit management. MarketWire

PDS Launches Mobile App for Its Vista HRMS
(HR Technology Conference & Exposition, booth #316) - PDS, a leading developer of human resource, benefits, recruiting, and payroll software, today announced that it has launched its Vista HRMS® Mobile application MarketWire

Market Leader(R) Schedules Release of Third Quarter Results
Market Leader, Inc. (NASDAQ: LEDR) today announced it will host a conference call and live Webcast to discuss third quarter results on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time. To listen to the live conference call, please dial (719) 325-2420. A live Webcast of the call will be available from the Investor Relations section of the company's Web site at MarketWire

Sourcefire Schedules Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results Conference Call
Sourcefire, Inc. (NASDAQ: FIRE), a leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions, today announced that it will release its third quarter 2012 financial results after the market closes on Tuesday, October 30, 2012. That evening at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Sourcefire will host a conference call to review these results. A listen-only webcast of the session will be available at http://investor MarketWire

SolarWinds to Announce Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results on Thursday, October 25 and Present at Upcoming Analyst Day and Investor Conference
SolarWinds® (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced that it will report its financial results for the third quarter of 2012 on Thursday, October 25, 2012. The company also plans to host its Analyst Day in New York on November 13, 2012 and present at an investor conference this quarter as well. MarketWire

Alorica Moves Company Headquarters
Alorica (, a leading provider of customer management outsourcing solutions, announced today it has relocated its corporate offices to Irvine, CA. The Alorica corporate headquarters is now housed in the award winning Jamboree Center and will continue to support the nearly 20,000 field employees in 40 locations global MarketWire

Edwards Lifesciences Announces Preliminary Third Quarter 2012 Sales
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, announced today that based on preliminary financial data, the Company estimates total sales of $448 million for the quarter ended September 30, 2012. This represents a growth rate of approximately 9 percent, or 14 percent excluding the impact of foreign exchange MarketWire

Pacific Biomarkers Participates in Washington Trade Mission to India
Pacific Biomarkers (PBI), a WA-based limited liability company and provider of specialized clinical biomarker laboratory services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and diagnostics industries, announced that Michael Murphy, Ph.D., Chief Operating Officer, is participating in a Washington State trade mission in India lead by Governor Christine Gregoire MarketWire

SunSi Provides Favorable Update on NASDAQ Up-Listing Process
SunSi Energies Inc MarketWire

Angel Mary & The Tennessee Werewolves' 'Cowboy' Hits National Radio
Angel Mary & The Tennessee Werewolves are quickly becoming a notable name in country music. The family trio's energetic debut single, 'Cowboy' will be hitting national airwaves today followed by several upcoming appearances and performances. MarketWire

Accomplished Musician Justin Abrams Takes Music Career to the Next Level
Eileen Koch & Company INC. proudly announces the representation of Singer/Pianist/Guitarist Justin Abrams, of Justin Abrams & BC ( The front man of his namesake band, as well as a solo performer, Abrams has selected EKC for all his public relations and marketing needs MarketWire

New Leaf Brands, Inc. (NLEF) Forms Ad Hoc Committee
On October 3, 2012, James A. Thomas II, then a consultant to New Leaf Brands, Inc MarketWire

Gilbarco Veeder-Root Announces Industry-First "Purchase@Pump" With Partner, Odysii
Gilbarco Veeder-Root is pioneering a new way to drive customers from the fuel island to the c-store, with an industry-first solution that enables them to purchase in-store merchandise during the fueling process. The technology promises to increase in-store traffic and sales, while decreasing transaction costs. MarketWire

eGroup Launches Data Services Practice
MT. PLEASANT, SC--(Marketwire - October 08, 2012) -   eGroup, the Southeast's leading provider of cloud, application and end-user computing services, today announced the launch of its Data Services Practice to help customers understand how to better leverage existing data while planning for future data requirements. MarketWire

Juried Craft Festival in Downtown Stuart
The Downtown Stuart Craft Fair, October 13 - 14, 2012, is a juried craft festival showcasing the work of 100 of the finest crafters in the country. Osceola Street in Downtown Stuart will be transformed into an outdoor art gallery with affordable crafts for any budget with partial proceeds to benefit the Stuart Main Street Programs. MarketWire

GreenJobInterview Named One of OC's Fastest Growing Private Companies
Capping off two years of explosive growth, GreenJobInterview was just named one of Orange County's Fastest Growing Private Companies, according to the Orange County Business Journal MarketWire

Los Angeles County Republican and Libertarian Parties Join Growing List of Groups Opposing Measure B
Adding to the groundswell of opposition building against Measure B, the so-called "Safer Sex" initiative on the Nov. 6th ballot in Los Angeles County, the Republican and Libertarian Parties of Los Angeles County both joined in announcing their opposition to the controversial ballot initiative, said the No on Government Waste Committee. MarketWire

Rolling Hills Prep & Renaissance Take It Outside
Rolling Hills Prep School (RHP) and its integrated and affiliated school, Renaissance School for Arts & Sciences, will take their students off campus and into the outdoors this month. MarketWire

WorkForce Educational Organization Announces WorkForce Software as a Silver Sponsor
The WorkForce Educational Organization (WEO) today announced that WorkForce Software has signed on as a Silver-level sponsor, becoming one of the non-profit organization's significant contributors MarketWire

SpiderOak Set to Announce Industry-First for the Cloud: 'Zero-Knowledge' Collaboration
An inherent lack of privacy has emerged as a key issue for large enterprises and SMBs that rely on 3rd party cloud providers MarketWire

Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale's 2013 Salon Collection to Include Rare 1971 Plymouth HEMI 'Cuda Convertible
Barrett-Jackson, the World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, announced today that it will offer one of the most desirable Mopar muscle cars ever built -- the FC7-In Violet Plymouth HEMI 'Cuda Convertible, one of one in 1971 -- as part of its exclusive Salon Collection at its famed Scottsdale auction, January 19, 2013 MarketWire

Smith & Associates Gains ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation
Smith & Associates, the industry leader in global electronics distribution, today announces its global headquarters' accreditation under the ISO/IEC 17025 quality standard. This standard specifies general, cross-industry requirements for testing and calibration competency and is used by laboratories in developing their management systems for quality, administrative, and technical operations. MarketWire

Lady Gaga on Way to Reykjavik for Peace Prize, Why Not Visit Iceland Too?
Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release. MarketWire

PeopleClues Announces Automated Candidate Experience Platform for Its Workplace Assessments
PeopleClues, an industry leader in workplace assessments, today announced the release of the latest version of ACE, its Automated Candidate Experience engine MarketWire

Ursula Krechel Wins the German Book Prize 2012 for Her Novel "Landgericht"
The winner of the German Book Prize 2012 is Ursula Krechel for her novel "Landgericht" (Jung und Jung). "In her novel 'Landgericht', Ursula Krechel recounts the entanglements in the life of Judge Richard Kornitzer as he returns home from exile MarketWire

Seven-Time Top 100 Financial Planners Company Highlighted as One of Five Financial Planners Utilizing Team Approaches
Earlier in 2012, Kevin Myeroff, CEO and President of NCA, was recognized as one of the nation's top 100 financial planners for the seventh consecutive year. Recently, Barron's magazine, a weekly premier financial publication, highlighted NCA Financial Planners as one of five nationwide financial planners for success in utilizing a team approach to managing wealth. MarketWire

Xirrus Named in World's Top 100 Most Valuable Private Tech Companies
Xirrus®, the leader in high-performance wireless access, today announced that it has been named by Business Insider as one of the world's most valuable private technology companies MarketWire

HRchitect Earns WorkForce Software "EmpCenter Certified" Designation
WorkForce Software, the leading provider of workforce management solutions for organizations with complex labor policies and stringent compliance demands, today announced that HRchitect, one of the premier providers of HR systems strategic consulting services, has earned WorkForce Software's "EmpCenter Certified" designation. MarketWire

Media Alert: Yammer Adds New Speakers to YamJam '12 Lineup and Announces Hacktoberfest
Yammer, Inc., a best-in-class Enterprise Social Network, today announced additional technology visionaries and thought leaders on the agenda for YamJam '12, the company's first annual conference. Yammer will also host a daylong hackathon event, Hacktoberfest, prior to YamJam '12. MarketWire

SFL - Contemplated Bond Issue
Press release from Ship FinanceInternational Limited, October 8, 2012 MarketWire

Aristocrat's New Tarzan & Jane Forbidden Temple(TM) Slot Makes Official Las Vegas Debut at Nine Station Casinos Today With Chance to Win $100,000
Aristocrat's award-winning Tarzan® Lord of the Jungle™ slot game is a favorite game of players across North America, and now Tarzan & Jane Forbidden Temple™, the newest game in the Tarzan franchise, is making its official Las Vegas debut at nine Station Casinos' properties today. MarketWire

Associates in Plastic Surgery Shares Plastic Surgery Etiquette 101 From Top Plastic Surgeon in Manhattan
With plastic surgery growing in popularity, knowing how to properly address a recent surgery or interact with someone who has "gone under the knife" may be useful. MarketWire

Accurence Announces Upcoming Webcast: The Wind and Hail Claims Settlement Challenge
Accurence, Inc., the leading provider in scope automation solutions for the property insurance and roofing industries, announced today an upcoming webcast, "The Wind and Hail Claims Settlement Challenge," featuring Forrester Research Senior Analyst Ellen Carney on Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 11:30am ET / 8:30am PT. MarketWire

Alto Adige Wines Announces 2013 U.S. Marketing & Communications Campaign: Brisk Alpine Air Will Sweep Across the U.S. Reaching New Markets
Italy's northernmost wine region, Alto Adige, is pleased to announce its 2013 U.S. marketing and communications initiatives. The "Provinus" campaign, co-financed by the Italian State and the European Union, aims to increase the awareness of the region's wines with programming targeting wine professionals, media, and consumers MarketWire

Heartland Payment Systems(R) Launches Mobuyle(TM) Restaurant Mobile Payment Acceptance Solution for Apple iOS Mobile Devices

Landmark Unveils Fresh New Menu and Artful Renovations
Landmark, a fixture in the Corona Del Mar fine-dining and nightlife scene, announces new ownership that brings an updated menu, fresh new restaurant design and enhanced service offerings to its sophisticated Orange County patrons. MarketWire

TCVN's Survivor 7 Offers $25K Investment and Prizes in SoCal Entrepreneur Competition
The Tech Coast Venture Network (TCVN), one of Southern California's premier technology business networks dedicated to empowering entrepreneurs, announces a $25,000 investment and prizes for Survivor 7, its seventh annual fast-pitch competition MarketWire

XYIENCE Unveils an Expanded Xenergy Product Line at 2012 NACS Show in Las Vegas
XYIENCE offers an exclusive preview of three innovative non-carbonated beverages that combine energy with other beverage formats: hydration, tea and lemonade. New Xenergy + True Hydration, Xenergy + Tea and Xenergy + Lemonade debut at XYIENCE's booth #5747 at the 2012 NACS Show in Las Vegas, Oct. 8-10 MarketWire

MultiLing Strengthens Sales Teams With New Worldwide, European Leaders
MultiLing, a translation services provider specializing in intellectual property (IP) and technical materials translations for multi-national enterprises, today announced it has promoted Todd Rapier to executive vice president of worldwide sales and hired a new European sales manager, Peter Fischer, to expand the company's reach on the continent MarketWire

Ratio Interactive Showcases the Imagination and Innovation of Apps Delivered by Windows 8 at Pre-Launch Party
Just weeks away from the launch of Windows 8, scheduled for October 26th, (, Ratio Interactive (, a digital agency that partners with clients to create meaningful experiences on multiple platforms, today announced the winners of its Windows 8 Design Contest. MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology Releases a New 10 A, 1000 V Photovoltaic Solar Panel Protection Rectifier in the P600 Axial Package
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new photovoltaic solar panel protection rectifier with a high current rating of 10 A and high reverse voltage of 1000 V in the P600 axial package. MarketWire

KANA Introduces Lagan Express Cloud Computing CRM Solution to Meet the Constituent Service Needs of the Government Mid-Market
ICMA 2012 CONFERENCE - KANA Software, Inc MarketWire

The West Coast Wall Street Conference Celebrates the Career and Achievements of Investment Banker Chester "Chet" Paulson and the American Micro to Small Cap Sectors
The West Coast Wall Street Conference will resume at the Balboa Bay Club in Newport Beach on October 17 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The awards banquet will feature the presentations of select public microcap companies from around the country. Veteran investment banker, Chester "Chet" Paulson will be honored with the Gary E. Bryant Lifetime Legacy Achievement Award. MarketWire

Fast Family Dinners
(Family Features) Sometimes the fast pace of family life doesn't leave much time to make dinner. When you're running from one practice to another or juggling after school clubs and music lessons, it's always important to keep the right ingredients, easy recipes and some quick foods on hand that your family can easily prepare for themselves and take on the go. MarketWire

Genetic Immunity Receives GMP Certification for In-House Manufacturing Facility
Genetic Immunity (OTCBB: PWRV) is pleased to announce the GMP approval of its manufacturing facility. The development of the GMP manufacturing process and the facility was financed from a $4 million grant received from the Hungarian Office for Innovation and Technology. MarketWire

Statement From DISH Regarding Gannett
We can confirm that DISH Network and Gannett have reached a long-term agreement regarding DISH Network's continued retransmission of Gannett's Stations. MarketWire

BigMachines Announces Okta as Platinum Sponsor of BigIdeas 2012
BigMachines, the global leader in configuration, pricing and quoting, today announced that Okta, the market leading on-demand identity and access management service, will be a Platinum sponsor of BigIdeas Las Vegas 2012. BigIdeas, the annual BigMachines customer and cloud conference for B2B professionals, will be held on November 11-13, 2012 at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. MarketWire

EdgeWave Expands Executive Management
Today, EdgeWave Inc., a leading Secure Content Management (SCM) company, today announced that the company has hired Scott Steele as Senior Vice President of Engineering. In this position, Mr. Steele will lead the company's engineering and product development as demand for the company's expanding portfolio of products continues to grow. MarketWire

PageUp People Unveils Advanced Analytics Solution That Delivers Comprehensive Human Capital Reporting and Analytics
PageUp People™, a Multinational Talent Management solutions provider, today announced the release of its Advanced Analytics solution, an innovative cloud-based platform that delivers advanced reporting and analytics on human capital. Leveraging global HR data, Advanced Analytics provides organizations with the intelligence needed to link human capital metrics to key business indicators. MarketWire

Tis the Season to Sell Out at 200 East in Downtown Boca Raton
'Tis the season to sell out at 200 East, downtown Boca's newest luxury condominium. This 115 unit luxury residence just announced that after sales this summer, they are now 85% occupied. Thirteen units are available for sale right now. 200 East has closed on 22 units and sold more than 19 million since last November 2011 MarketWire

Luceo Solutions to Share Social Recruiting Methods That Every Leader Will Love in Upcoming Webinar
WHO: Luceo Solutions, provider of recruiting technology that takes the challenges out of hiring great talent, and Carisa Miklusak, CEO of tMedia Strategies, a transmedia consulting firm WHAT: Will lead a complimentary webinar titled, "Social Recruiting Methods that Every Leader Will Love." WHEN: Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. EDT (10:00 a.m. CDT/9:00 a.m MarketWire

MarketLive to Reveal Results of 4th Annual Pre-Holiday Multi-Channel Market Survey via Free Webinar
MarketLive, Inc., a leading provider of eCommerce technology and services, today announced the details of its upcoming webinar: "How to Build Consumer Confidence and Capitalize on the 2012 Connected Holiday Season." Savvy retailers are taking note -- as it's the annual thought-leadership event designed to help them gear up for the most crucial sales opportunities of the year. MarketWire

Revolutions Medical Signs Sales and Marketing Agreement With MedPro Associates
Revolutions Medical Corporation ("Revolutions Medical" or the "Company") (OTCQB: RMCP) announced today that it has signed a sales and marketing agreement with MedPro Associates ("MedPro") to expand U.S. sales of its flagship product, the RevVac™ vacuum auto-retractable safety syringe MarketWire

Global Technology Holdings Inc. Takes Over All Operations of MSE Inc. on October 25th
Global Technologies Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GTGP) James Fallacaro, President of Global Technology Holdings, Inc. (GTHI) and Global Technologies Group, Inc., announces the acceptance and approvals of the boards of directors of MERDI, MSE Inc. and MSE Technology Applications, Inc MarketWire

CD International Enterprises Sells 51% Stake in Shanghai Lang Chemical Subsidiary for $1.2 Million as Part of Management's Strategic Plan to Focus China Operations on Magnesium
CD International Enterprises, Inc. ("CD International") (OTCQB: CDII), a U.S. based company that produces, sources, and distributes industrial commodities in China and the Americas and provides business and financial corporate consulting services, announced today the sale of our 51% interest in Shanghai Lang Chemical Co., Ltd., a PRC company ("Lang Chemical") for $1 MarketWire

Accenture, American Airlines, UPS Among Companies Recognized at the Enablon Sustainability Leaders Awards
Enablon, the world's leading provider of sustainability management software, hosted more than 400 EHS and sustainability leaders at its 4th Annual Sustainable Performance Forum in Chicago on September 18th and 19th. Nine companies received special praise for their achievements in sustainability and their innovative use of the Enablon platform. MarketWire

USA Rugby All-Americans Now Shielded by AIG
USA Rugby is thrilled to announce American International Group (AIG), a leading international insurance company, as the new official front-of-jersey sponsor of the men's and women's Junior and Collegiate All-American teams. MarketWire

ValueCentric and the American Pharmacy Alliance Form Strategic Data Relationship

Got Chocolates, Inc. Vegan Fudge Available to Consumers on
Gunther Grant, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GNGR) announced today that Got Chocolates, Inc.'s Vegan Fudge is now available to consumers nationally on MarketWire

Constellium Showcases Its Innovative Aluminium Technologies at the Dusseldorf Aluminium Trade Fair: From Vision to Reality
Constellium presents the whole range of its aluminiumtechnologies at the 2012 Aluminium trade fair from October 9 to11 inDusseldorf. This year's event central theme is "visions become reality"which isa great opportunity to highlight Constellium's innovative offeracross thevarious markets it serves: aerospace, packaging, automotive and industry. MarketWire

Compass Biotechnologies Inc.'s Wholly Owned Subsidiary, 1World Direct US Inc., to Service 10 Billion Dollar Sector
Compass Biotechnologies Inc. (PINKSHEETS: COBI) and 1World Direct US Inc., ("1World") - The "unbanked" and financially underserved population is making its mark in the economy within a market segment that now exceeds $10 billion MarketWire

FASH#TAG, a New Pop-Culture Fashion Channel is Launched by Gravity Road as Part of YouTube's UK Original Channels Initiative
FASH#TAG, a new channel aimed at fashion-savvy young women, is being launched by the creative content company Gravity Road. MarketWire

Connectyx Technologies Signs Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Contract
Connectyx Technologies Holdings Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CTYX), www.connectyx MarketWire

TTCM China Announces Acquisition of VaporBrands International
TTCM China, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TTCH) announced today its acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding shares of VaporBrands International, Inc. from its shareholders in consideration for the issuance of 45,000,000 shares of its common stock. As a result of the acquisition, the combined company is in the process of establishing its business as a marketing organization for VaporBrands, Inc MarketWire

Intigold Mines Ltd. Engages Susan Blond, Inc. as Public Relations Representative
Lori McClenahan, President of Intigold Mines Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: IGD) (OTCQX: IDMNF) ("Intigold" or the "Company"), announces that the Company has engaged Susan Blond, Inc. ("SBI") as public relations representative for Intigold Mines Ltd. MarketWire

Front Page PR Unveils $100 per Page SEO Service for Small Businesses; Digital Marketing Package Offers a 50% Discount Off the Regular Meta Tag Editing and Search Engine Optimization Rates
Front Page PR ( announced an affordable search engine optimization (SEO) marketing package to help small businesses make the second most important investment after building a preliminary website, optimizing their website's Meta tags and digital content to rank as high as possible in the search engine results MarketWire

Oceanus File Hosting: Simply Undefeatable
Millions of users all over the world manage photos, videos and other files over the Internet. With Oceanus, the biggest concern here -- that the file hoster may be simply turned off -- is a thing of the past: Thanks to a completely decentralized network of locations, Oceanus cannot be "shut down" -- all data are thus maximally protected! MarketWire

NuPathe to Present at the Safeguard Scientifics Investor Day 2012
NuPathe Inc MarketWire

Jobvite Search Launches, Matches Job Listings to Facebook Profiles
Jobvite, the leading recruitment platform for the social web, today launched Jobvite Search. Built specifically to help today's social savvy job seeker, Jobvite Search matches professional content from Facebook profiles with its database of job listings. Currently Jobvite Search lists jobs from thousands of Jobvite customers, with listings posted and updated in real time MarketWire

Strong Initial Reception to Eco-Safe Home Unit
Eco-Safe Systems USA, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ESFS) is pleased to announce that the Eco-Safe Ozone Disinfection System for the consumer market is being met by a very positive initial reaction. MarketWire

Acertiv Launches New Online Service to Disrupt the $125 Billion Talent Acquisition Market
Acertiv (, an online recruiting service that helps companies quickly and cost-effectively find qualified candidates and helps job applicants stand out from the crowd to get hired faster, today announced it has launched its service at the 15th Annual HR Technology Conference and Exposition in Chicago. MarketWire

Gilbarco Veeder-Root Launches FlexPay(TM) II Retrofit Kits for Encore(R), The Advantage(R) Dispensers
Retailers can now retrofit Encore and The Advantage dispensers with the leading EMV-certified payment system and large color screens, thanks to Gilbarco Veeder-Root's new line of FlexPay II Retrofit Kits. When bundled with Gilbarco's Applause TV with Outcast, preferred pricing and no-cost options are available for qualified sites. MarketWire

Versatile Communications Shows Continued Support for the Long Term Care Industry
Versatile Communications Inc., an accomplished consultant helping organizations solve business problems through technology integration, today announces its continued commitment to improving lives within the Long Term Care (LTC) industry by supporting the AHCA/NCAL 63rd Annual Convention & Expo as an exhibitor. MarketWire

HireVue Mobile App Named a Top HR Product of 2012 by Human Resource Executive
Mobile devices will account for four out of five broadband connections by 2016, according to the Boston Consulting Group. This shift to mobile has left hiring companies challenged by archaic, inconsistent and time-consuming methods of screening and interviewing job candidates MarketWire

Strategic Marketing Alliance Announce Expansion in Florida
SMA Alliance, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SMAA) will be opening a satellite office in Tampa, FL in the fourth quarter of 2012. This new office will focus on working with larger automotive manufacturing clients and automotive groups. The staff will also consist of bilingual employees to assist with the large amount of Spanish speaking buyers and dealers in the automotive market. MarketWire

NuVasive Announces Conference Call of Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Results, Management Changes and Upcoming Investor Luncheon
NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA), a medical device company focused on developing minimally disruptive surgical products and procedures for the spine, announced details today relating to its third quarter 2012 earnings announcement, which will take place on Wednesday, October 24, 2012, before the open of the market at 8:00 a.m. ET. MarketWire

ATDynamics Increases Investment in Its Rear-Drag Trailer Aerodynamics Technology to Capture the Underserved Global Market

Act-On Joins Online Trust Alliance to Advance Online Data Privacy Best Practices and Policies
Act-On Software, the world's fastest-growing marketing automation company, today announced that they have joined the Online Trust Alliance (OTA) as a general member to further the company's commitment to ensuring its technologies, products and services foster consumer privacy MarketWire

CarCharging(TM) Mentioned on as an "Emerging Player"
Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) ("CarCharging"), a nationwide provider of charging services for electric vehicles ("EVs"), today announced that it has been highlighted in Gene Marcial's 'Street Beat' blog on describes itself as the "home page for the world's business leaders and the leading business news source in the world MarketWire

ASSIA Introduces the World's First Comprehensive Home Wi-Fi Management Service
ASSIA, Inc., the leading provider of high-performance software tools for dynamic spectrum management (DSM) of digital subscriber line (DSL) and Wi-Fi networks, today introduced Expresse Wi-Fi, the world's first comprehensive residential Wi-Fi management service. MarketWire

Caribbean Casino & Gaming Issues Progress Report
Caribbean Casino Gaming Corp. (PINKSHEETS: CGAQ), "the Company" is pleased to announce that it has received a written offer for the purchase of 100% of its Sosua Bay Grand Casino. The offer comes from a second buyer based in the USA. The Company has made two counter-offers in writing thus far MarketWire

RoundPegg to Highlight Cutting Edge Culture Analytics Solutions at HR Technology(R) Conference & Exposition
RoundPegg, Inc., bringing metrics to the nebulous world of company culture, announced today that it will share details of its innovative culture analytics solutions at the 15th Annual HR Technology® Conference & Expo MarketWire

Hillcrest Medical Center Emergency Department Goes Live With Forerun FlexChart Physician Charting Software
Forerun, Inc. (, the industry trendsetter for emergency department (ED) electronic charting solutions, today announced that Hillcrest Medical Center in Tulsa, Okla. has gone live throughout the ED with Forerun's FlexChart™ advanced physician documentation software MarketWire

Consumer Attorney Services Network Surpasses 200 Providers
Already a leader in the Bankruptcy and Foreclosure defense field, Consumer Attorney Services (CAS) only continues to grow. CAS recently hit an exciting milestone when they exceeded 200 licensed attorneys in their network. As of October 1st, 2012, the exact total stood at 206 and counting. MarketWire

larklife(TM) Makes Improving Diet, Fitness and Stress as Simple as Brushing Your Teeth
lark (, creator of lark™ original and lark pro, the wireless sleep tracker and personal sleep coach, today unveiled larklife™, a wearable diet, fitness and sleep tracking and coaching system MarketWire

75% of American Workforce Is Actively Seeking or Open to New Jobs, Jobvite's Annual Social Job Seeker Survey Reveals
America has increasingly adopted an attitude of constant job seeking, with 3 out of 4 workers (75%) actively looking for or open to new jobs. Jobvite's 2012 Social Job Seeker Survey reveals job seeking jumped 6 points from 2011's 69% of the workforce, but 1/3 of job seekers feel less optimistic about finding a job now than a year ago MarketWire

Open Enrollment Checklist: eHealthInsurance Helps Consumers Choose the Right Health Insurance Coverage for 2013
Today eHealthInsurance (NASDAQ: EHTH), America's first and largest private health insurance exchange, released a checklist designed to help people with employer-sponsored health insurance choose the right plan for their personal needs and budget during this year's open enrollment season. MarketWire

Awarepoint Continues Explosive Growth
Awarepoint Corporation, the largest dedicated healthcare real-time location system (RTLS) corporation, announced continued strong momentum in the third quarter MarketWire

NW Natural Increases Dividend for 57th Consecutive Year
The Board of Directors of Northwest Natural Gas Company (NYSE: NWN), dba NW Natural, has increased the quarterly dividend on the company's common stock to 45.5 cents per share from 44.5 cents a share on the company's common stock. MarketWire

IDG Enterprise Expands CITE Portfolio With Launch of
IDG Enterprise -- the media company comprising Computerworld, InfoWorld, Network World, CIO, DEMO, CSO, CIO Executive Council, ITworld and CFOworld -- announces the launch of, a comprehensive resource for IT professionals and business leaders who want to make the most of consumer technologies in the workplace. Under the editorial direction of Matt Rosoff, CITEworld MarketWire

ServiceSource to Announce Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results
ServiceSource® (NASDAQ: SREV), the global leader in recurring revenue management, today announced that it will release its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012 after market close on Monday, November 5, 2012. ServiceSource will host a conference call to discuss the results at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time (4:30 p.m. Eastern Time) on the same day. MarketWire

Clinical Trials Going Active for Cellceutix Anti-Cancer Drug Kevetrin

Symantec to Host 2012 Annual Stockholder Meeting
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced that it will host its annual stockholder meeting at the company's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at 12 p.m. ET/9 a.m. PT. In addition, the meeting will be available via webcast MarketWire

Emerald Oil, Inc. Completes McKenzie County, North Dakota, Operated Acreage Acquisition
Voyager Oil & Gas, Inc. (doing business under the assumed business name of Emerald Oil, Inc.) ("Emerald" or the "Company") (NYSE MKT: EOX) announces the closing of the previously announced acquisition of operated acreage in McKenzie County, North Dakota. Emerald acquired 4,453 net acres in McKenzie County, North Dakota for $3,200 per acre MarketWire

US Unemployment Rate Decreases in September, While Industrial Spending Declines, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The national unemployment rate in the United States has become even more of a hot button topic in recent weeks and the race for the White House moves into high gear. About 114,000 jobs were created in the month of September, and the unemployment rate declined to its lowest level since January 2009 MarketWire

Ticket Summit(R) Executive Director Named Show Manager of the Year
Ticket Summit®, the leading conference and trade show for the live entertainment and ticketing industry, recently announced that its Executive Director, Dr. Molly A Mérez, was named Show Manager of the Year by The Expo Group. The annual awards recognize the work of five leaders in the events and trade show management industry nationwide. MarketWire

Chelton to Hold Storage Auction on October 20, Several Self Storage Rentals Available
Chelton Self Storage rentals company is holding its next highly-anticipated storage unit auction on Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 10:00 AM. The storage auction is located at Chelton Self Storage at 1950 Delta Drive in Colorado Springs. Anyone interested in bidding on a storage unit or learning more about storage auctions is invited to attend the event. MarketWire

SENAI/SESI of Sao Paulo Selects NanoProfessor as Foundation for "Nanomundo" Nanotechnology Education Initiative

TMP Worldwide Enhances TalentBrew Recruiting Platform With Categorized Content Functionality
TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications, LLC, a leading global tech-enabled talent acquisition company that leverages software, advertising and creativity to deliver award-winning products and services, announced today the enhanced functionality of its TalentBrew recruiting platform MarketWire

Phytel Invited to Showcase Its Population Health Solutions at Health 2.0
Phytel, the leader in automated, provider-led population health improvement, has been asked to present at the upcoming Health 2.0 conference, which will take place October 7-10 at the Hilton Union Square in San Francisco MarketWire

Apple iPhone 5 New Power Connector Forces Huge Price Cuts on iPhone 4S Solar Battery Cases
Monster Watts, an innovator of external battery chargers for Apple and Samsung phones, is clearing out the much-acclaimed iPhone 4S Hybrid Solar Battery Case to make room for the iPhone 5 model arriving in December. MarketWire

Medecision Taps Healthcare IT Veteran to Lead Value-Based Healthcare Solutions for Care Delivery Systems
Medecision, the leader in healthcare management solutions, today announced the appointment of Jerry Baker as senior vice president and general manager of a business unit focused on providing technology-based solutions to support clinical transformation and accountability for population health and outcomes across the continuum of care. MarketWire

Bechtel and Subsea 7 to Pursue Offshore Wind and Transmission Projects
Bechtel and Subsea 7 announced today that they will work together to develop offshore wind and associated transmission projects in Europe, including the UK and Germany MarketWire

Talon International, Inc. and Fat Face Group Limited Sign Trim and Zipper Accessory Supply Agreement
Talon International, Inc. (OTCQB: TALN), a leading global supplier of zippers, apparel fasteners, trim and interlining products, reported reaching a two-year agreement with Fat Face Group Limited to supply them all of their apparel Trim and Zipper products. "We are extremely pleased and honored to be selected by Fat Face for this exclusive opportunity," noted Lonnie Schnell, Talon's CEO MarketWire

WorkForce Software Reveals Findings From Third Annual Workforce Management Trends Survey
WorkForce Software, the leading provider of workforce management solutions for organizations with complex labor policies and stringent compliance demands, today announced the availability of the 2012 Workforce Management Trend Survey at the HR Technology® Conference & Expo, taking place October 8 - 10, 2012 in Chicago. MarketWire

Securiport: Efficient Border Control Is a Global Concern
Ever since the tragic terrorist attacks of 9/11, border security and airport safety have been hot-button issues among American lawmakers and law enforcement officers. According to a recent news article, however, these issues are hardly restricted to the United States MarketWire

Compound Stock Earnings Makes Financial Literacy a Top Priority
Basic financial literacy is paramount, regardless of the stage of life one is in. In fact, a company called Stage of Life has recently undertaken a new financial literacy initiative, offering ten basic financial literacy tips to individuals across the country MarketWire Offers Tips to Small Businesses to Increase Revenue
A recent article in USA Today answers the age-old question: how do small businesses make more money? The reasons that motivate the desire for increased revenue are as diverse as the small companies that make up the market: owners may need to cover new costs, want to expand or simply need sturdier cash-flow to survive in today's delicate economy MarketWire

NEXT Representatives: Financial Advice Crucial for Young People, Newlyweds
Getting married is an exciting time in any young person's life, and it typically comes with a flurry of activity. Young people, on the cusp of marriage, are often occupied by wedding planning, honeymoon planning and other such activities -- but the most important planning of all may be planning for the couple's future life together MarketWire

Dr. Robert Rho: Reconstructive Surgery Gives Hope to New Generation of Immigrants
A new article reveals shocking statistics about the issue of female genital mutilation in the United States. The piece explains that instances of female genital mutilation are on the rise in the U.S., and are increasing as the immigrant population grows MarketWire

TMP Worldwide to Discuss Digital Recruitment Strategies, Host Mobile Game, "The Missing Link," at LinkedIn Talent Connect 2012
WHO:TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications, LLC, a leading global tech-enabled talent acquisition company that leverages software, advertising and creativity to deliver award-winning products and services WHAT:Will present a session titled "Measuring Success with an Integrated Digital Recruitment Strategy" at the LinkedIn Talent Connect 2012 event MarketWire Powers Automated Reference Checking From Anywhere With Mobile Optimization, Inc., an online reference checking and pre-employment testing provider, today announced details of its new mobile-optimized reference-checking platform MarketWire

Cbeyond Selects BTI Systems for New Cloud Services Initiative
COMPTEL PLUS FALL 2012 CONVENTION & EXPO -- BTI Systems, the global leader redefining service delivery for metro network operators, today announced that Cbeyond, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBEY) has selected BTI's Ethernet Business Services and Metro Packet Optical Networking Solutions to rapidly provision services to small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) on its high-speed dedicated network. MarketWire

GRNE Reports Revenue of $263,865 in September 2012; Up 17.4% Over September 2011
Green Endeavors, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GRNE), a majority owned subsidiary of Nexia Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NXHD), announced continued revenue growth in the month of September 2012. MarketWire

Interactive Data Announces Availability of Trial ASX 24 Feed
Interactive Data Corporation, a leading global provider of managed ultra-low latency infrastructure and market data services designed to facilitate electronic trading, today announced the availability of a new trial data feed for the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) through its 7ticks® network. MarketWire

Car Stereo Plus Mobilizes Workforce With Appian Worksocial
Appian, the market leader in modern business process management (BPM) software, today announced that Atlanta-based Car Stereo Plus (CSP), an expediter to car dealerships, has mobilized its entire Sales and Installation workforce with the unique worksocial capabilities of the Appian BPM Suite MarketWire

Nextrials and InClin Partner to Deliver Next Generation Clinical Research Services
Nextrials, Inc., a leader in clinical research software and services, today announced a partnership with InClin, a specialized clinical research organization (CRO) conducting Phase 1-4 studies for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries MarketWire

Denmar Selects Triple Point's Chartering, Vessel Operations, and Freight Risk Management Software
Triple Point Technology, the leading global provider of cloud and on-premise Commodity Management software, announced today that Denmar Chartering & Trading GmbH has licensed Triple Point's shipping software for chartering, vessel operations, and freight risk management. MarketWire

Five-Time Grammy(R)-Award Winner James Taylor Brings in the Holidays With 'James Taylor at Christmas' Featuring One Brand New Track
Just in time for the holiday season, five-time Grammy®-Award winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee James Taylor is set to re-release James Taylor At Christmas on October 30, 2012, through Universal Music Enterprises (UMe). Filled with timeless holiday classics, James Taylor At Christmas also includes a new recording only available on this collection. MarketWire

Saab and DigitalGlobe Partner on New Version of Vricon Rapid 3D Mapping System
Saab (OMX: SAAB B), a leading defence and security company, and DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), a leading global provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions, today announced they have partnered to deliver the next-generation of Saab's Vricon Rapid 3D Mapping system. MarketWire

European "SMID" Caps Returned 18.3% in 2012 Through the End of the Third Quarter as Reflected by the Russell Europe SMID 300 Index
European "SMID" or small- and mid-cap stocks, as reflected by the Russell Europe SMID 300 Index, have outperformed other major U.S. and European indexes in 2012 through the end of the third quarter. The index outperformed similar capitalization stocks in the U.S. as reflected by the Russell 2000® Index of small cap U.S. stocks and the Russell Midcap® Index of mid-cap U.S. stocks MarketWire

PearlBrite(TM) Announces 292 South Florida Walgreens Are Now Selling Its Teeth Whitening Pens
PearlBrite™ Concepts, Inc. ("PearlBrite"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Delta Entertainment Group, Inc. ("Delta Entertainment") (OTCBB: DENG), is pleased to announce 292 Walgreens in South Florida are now selling its teeth whitening pens ("PearlBrite™ Pen"). MarketWire

Tecella Awarded Patch Clamp Amplifier Patents
Tecella has been awarded three patents that cover a range of technologies for patch clamp amplifiers. MarketWire

Sidera Networks Begins Construction on Statewide Virginia Network
Sidera Networks, the premier provider of fiber optic-based network solutions, announces it has begun construction of a fiber optic network that will interconnect major cities throughout Virginia MarketWire

ReSound Launches Self-Service Online Marketing ReSource Center for Hearing Healthcare Professionals - ReSound, a technology leader in hearing aid solutions, has created a self-service online Marketing ReSource Center for hearing healthcare professionals. MarketWire

TransUnion to Announce Third Quarter 2012 Results
TransUnion, a leading global provider of information and risk management solutions, will announce its financial results for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2012, in a news release to be issued on the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. The news release will be available on the Company's website at MarketWire

New Acer Veriton 6620G Series Commercial Desktops Simplify Asset Management for the Enterprise
Editor's Summary: A vast range of configurations is available on a build-to-order basis with prices starting as low as $300. Options include a high-performance third generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor boasting significant performance advantages when compared to prior generations MarketWire

Fortinet Threat Landscape Research Reports a Surge in Android Adware, an Evolution to Zitmo Mobile Banking Trojan and Large Scale Scans for Web Vulnerability
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) -- a world leader in high-performance network security -- today released its threat landscape research MarketWire

D2 Technologies to Share Case Study of World's First 4G IMS Android Smartphone Rollout at VoLTE Conference 2012
VoLTE Conference 2012 - D2 Technologies, the market leader in embedded IP communications software platforms, today announced that chief operating officer Doug Makishima is a primary speaker at VoLTE Conference 2012, being held at the Hotel Novotel Convention Roissy CDG in Paris, France October 10-12 MarketWire

Cloud Computing Pioneer InfoStreet Featured in New Book on SaaS Entrepreneurs by Rick Chapman
InfoStreet Inc., Cloud Computing pioneer and provider of Cloud Apps, is being featured in Merrill R. Chapman's newly published book, "SaaS Entrepreneur, the Definitive Guide to Success in Your Cloud Application Business MarketWire

Patriot Technologies Earns ISO 9001:2008 Certification
Patriot Technologies, a worldwide leader in the design, integration and fulfillment of customized hardware and software appliance solutions and services announces ISO 9001:2008 certification MarketWire

REMINDER: Randstad Sourceright Executive to Provide Recruitment Process Outsourcing Expertise at the HR Technology Conference
WHO: Rebecca Callahan, president of RPO for Randstad Sourceright, a global talent leader, and Mark Hamberlin, vice president of HR, Global Staffing for Cisco MarketWire

Xtera's 100G Nu-Wave Optima(TM) Optical Transport Platform Certified for Russian Telecommunications Networks
Xtera Communications Inc. (Xtera), a leading global provider of optical networking solutions, today announced that its multi-purpose optical transport platform, Nu-Wave Optima™, is certified to be deployed in Russian backbone networks MarketWire

Mitratech Hosts Peer-Driven Legal Operations Forum: Interact 2012
Mitratech, the leader in enterprise legal management solutions including matter management, e-billing and GRC management automation, today began its annual conference, Interact, at the Four Seasons in Austin, Texas. Interact 2012 is the industry's most comprehensive forum on legal and compliance technology MarketWire

Nomination Board representatives of Metso Corporation
Metso Corporation's stock exchangerelease on October 8, 2012 at 2:45 p.m.local time MarketWire

Thomson Reuters and BlackRock Launch New Fixed Income Derived Analytics to Support Risk Management of Fixed Income Portfolios
Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals and BlackRock, Inc., a leader in investment and risk management, today announced an agreement to create and distribute a set of fixed income derived analytics from BlackRock Solutions®, which provides risk analytics, investment systems and advisory services. MarketWire

TAGSYS Partners With Hilden to Launch UK's First RFID-Enabled Linen Services
TAGSYS RFID, the leading provider of item-level inventory management systems that streamline the supply chain, has announced a partnership with Hilden, UK's leading supplier of linen products and related services. The partnership will see Hilden become the first company to offer RFID-enabled textile products to its customer base of hotel and hospitality clients in the UK and Ireland MarketWire

Koninklijke Ten Cate NV : Establishment of European Thermoplastic Automotive Composites consortium
DTC Dutch Thermoplastic Components,Kok & Van Engelen, NLR National AerospaceLaboratory of the Netherlands, TenCate Advanced Composites and VIRO havedecidedto collaborate in the European Thermoplastic Automotive Compositesconsortium(eTAC) MarketWire

Accredited Transcription Corp. Retains Legal Counsel to Protect Its Rights
Accredited Transcription Corp. previously acquired full ownership of United States Patent 6,298,328. ATC retained the Law Offices of Randall S. Newman, P.C., of New York, to protect its intellectual rights. Attorney Newman, licensed to practice in New York, New Jersey, and California, possesses significant federal court and class action experience MarketWire

Oi's International Subsidiary Provider of Submarine Capacity, GlobeNet, Upgrades Its Submarine Fiber Optic Cable System Capacity to Over 1.2 Tbps and Completes 100G Tests
Oi's international subsidiary provider of submarine capacity, GlobeNet, announces today at Futurecom 2012 its plans to complete its third network capacity upgrade in three years on its lowest latency, fiber optic cable network connecting the Americas. This upgrade, bringing GlobeNet's network capacity to 1.2Tbps, and doubling its current lit capacity, will be completed in Q4 of this year. MarketWire

WOW air-New Low Cost Airline Offering Cheapest Flights to Iceland
Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release. MarketWire

EastBridge Investment Group's Client, Dwarf Technology, Files Amended Stock Registration Statement With SEC
EastBridge Investment Group (OTCQB: EBIG) today announced Dwarf Technology, an internet search engine company in China, filed a new, amended stock registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Friday, October 5, 2012 to list Dwarf's stock on the Over the Counter Bulletin Board and OTC Markets. Dwarf Technology's website is: MarketWire

Coca-Cola FEMSA, S.A.B. de C.V. Announces Conference Call
Coca-Cola FEMSA, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: KOF) (BMV: KOFL) MarketWire

Regulated information - Notification: Ageas
In accordance with the rules on financial transparency, Ageas advises today that its interest exceeded the statutory threshold of 3% of its issued shares and reached 3.01% on 2 October 2012. This results from the buy-back operation initiated on 13 August 2012. GlobeNewswire

NOR - Proxy Rights at Extraordinary General Meeting
Stavanger, 8 October 2012 GlobeNewswire

Addtech acquires Active Care Sverup AB
Addtech Life Science, a business area in the Addtech Group, has today signed an agreement to acquire all shares outstanding in Active Care Sverup AB. GlobeNewswire

ING to sell its 33.3% stake in China Merchants Fund

Rezidor signed nine new hotel projects and opened four new hotels in Q3-2012
Rezidor announces the signing of nine new hotels featuring over 2,000 rooms and opening of four new hotels with more than 600 rooms in the third quarter of 2012. Year-to-date, the group added 26 hotels with 5,900 rooms to its pipeline and opened 13 hotels featuring 2,900 rooms. GlobeNewswire

The National Budget: Statkraft is proposed to pay 85 percent in dividends
Today, the Government presented its National Budget Proposals for 2013, under which Statkraft SF will pay a dividend of NOK 5270 million. This corresponds to 85 percent of expected 2012 net profit after minority interests adjusted for unrealised gains and losses, forecasted by the Ministry of Trade and Industry. GlobeNewswire

KONE to modernize high vertical rise escalators at Kamppi metro station in Finland
KONE Corporation, press release, October 8, 2012 GlobeNewswire

Java leads as high-performance language for mission-critical financial applications
Cinnober has today released a white paper addressing the benefits of using Java in mission-critical financial applications. The authors succinctly lay out its memory and processing advantages resulting in fast execution while at the same time avoiding unnecessary code complexity. GlobeNewswire

Rejlers energy certifies buildings in Norway
(REJL B)Rejlers Norwegian associates Rejlers Consulting has been commissioned to energy certify properties in Hamar. Local authority hopes that the project will lead to financial savings and an improved environment. GlobeNewswire

Marathon Petroleum to Purchase BP's Texas City Refinery and Related Logistics and Marketing Assets

STMicroelectronics Announces Timing for 3rd Quarter 2012 Earnings Release and Conference Call
Geneva - October 8, 2012 - STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, announced that it will release third quarter 2012 earnings after the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday, October 23, 2012. GlobeNewswire

Production September 2012
Stavanger, 8 October 2012: Norwegian Energy Company (Noreco) in September 2012 produced 3,746 barrels of oil equivalents (boe) per day. Net realised price in September was USD 109 per boe after adjustments for oil put options, inventory, NGL and gas prices. For the third quarter 2012, production was 4,384 boe per day, with an average net realised price of USD 102 per boe. GlobeNewswire

Veidekke ASA: Veidekke to develop Ullevaal stadium
Veidekke Entreprenør has entered into a contract with Ullevaal Stadion to develop the west stand. This is the final stage of the Ullevaal stadium development and will provide around 3,000 new seats. The value of the contract is NOK 180 million excluding VAT. GlobeNewswire

OP-Pohjolan kotitalouksien barometri: Suomalaiset tunnistavat omassa taloudellisessa varautumisessaan puutteita
According to replies based the OP-Pohjola Consumer Barometer, around 70% of the respondents think it is very or quite important to prepare for financial difficulties that may emerge in case the person himself or a member of his family falls ill. Only around 40% of the respondents think that they have in practice prepared financially for such incidents very or quite well GlobeNewswire

KBC Group CEO, Johan Thijs, announces 'KBC 2013 and beyond' Updated strategic focus and financial aspirations
Regulated information* - 8 October 2012 (08.00 a.m. CEST) GlobeNewswire

TGS Q3 2012 Update
ASKER, NORWAY (8 October 2012) - Based on preliminary reporting from operating units, TGS management now expects net revenues for the third quarter of 2012 to be approximately USD 244 million, bringing estimated net revenues for the first nine months of 2012 to approximately USD 650 million, 52% higher than the first nine months of 2011 GlobeNewswire

Heijmans to build new Eindhoven station tunnel
ProRail has awarded the contract for the construction of the new Eindhoven station tunnel to Heijmans. The contract is valued at over € 32 million. Work planning will start immediately, construction will start in the 1st quarter of 2013 and the entire project will be completed by the summer of 2016. GlobeNewswire

Acquisition in Ecuador takes Nutreco to global top 3 shrimp feed producer
Nutreco announces today that it has signed an agreement to acquire 75% of the shares in Gisis S.A., the fish feed subsidiary of the Expalsa group. Expalsa is market leader in fish feed production and shrimp and tilapia farming in Ecuador and has strong market positions in Honduras and Peru. The acquisition of Gisis takes Nutreco into the global top three shrimp feed suppliers GlobeNewswire

Imtech chosen as strategic technology partner by Severn Trent Water until 2020
Gouda, the Netherlands - Royal Imtech N.V. (IM-AE, technical services provider in and outside Europe) announces that Capula, one of the operating companies of Imtech UK, following an extensive European (OJEU) procurement process, has been appointed by Severn Trent Water as their strategic technology partner with immediate effect GlobeNewswire

FMV chooses EVRY as its new outsourcing supplier
(Oslo, 8 October 2012) FMV (Swedish Defence Materiel Administration) has chosen EVRY as its new outsourcing supplier with total responsibility for IT operations. The contract represents an estimated total value of SEK 300 million, and runs for three years with an option to extend for a further four years. GlobeNewswire

Ossur Hf : Clinical results demonstrate that the Unloader One reduces pain, increases function and life quality for knee osteoarthritis patients

ASM International N.V. announces the exercise of its right to redeem all its outstanding 6.5% Senior Unsecured Convertible Bonds due 2014
ALMERE, The Netherlands - October 7, 2012 - ASM International N.V. (NASDAQ: ASMI and NYSE Euronext Exchange in Amsterdam: ASM) announces that it will exercise its right to redeem all outstanding 6.5% senior unsecured convertible bonds (the "Bonds") on November 27, 2012 at their principal amount, together with accrued but unpaid interest GlobeNewswire

Prosafe SE: Management incentive scheme - exercise of synthetic options
On 2 June 2009, the Board of Directors of Prosafe SE resolved to grant management and key employees synthetic call options at a strike price of NOK 30.45 per share, corresponding to the average closing share price in the period from 15 May until 22 May 2009. The options are capped at 100 per cent share price return, adjusted for dividend payments. GlobeNewswire

East Capital Explorer AB - Report of repurchase of own shares in East Capital Explorer
East Capital Explorer AB hereby reports that the Company, in accordance with the decision of the Board regarding the utilization of the authorization to repurchase own shares as announced on 7 August 2012, has repurchased 132,369 shares between 1 and 5 October 2012 at an average price of SEK 50.77 per share. GlobeNewswire

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