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NEC Develops High Voltage, Long Life Manganese Lithium-Ion Battery
NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) developed a next generation manganese lithium-ion battery prototype featuring cathodes that support high voltage operations and an electrolyte solution that improves the stability of high voltage operations. These developments are expected to help increase the range of electric vehicles in the future while reducing the weight of batteries ACN Newswire

PropThink: QCOR Posts Positive Script Trends For Acthar; Analyst Comes Back Around
By David MoskowitzQuestcor Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:QCOR) announced prescription trend data this morning for its primary revenue driver, H.P. Acthar Gel (Acthar), and the news is positive, sending the shares higher ACN Newswire

PropThink: Lower Dificid Price Doesn't Resonate With Analysts; OPTR Could Trade Lower
By David MoskowitzYesterday, Optimer Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:OPTR) hosted its Analyst Day, describing a new lower pricing policy with hospitals to spur demand of Dificid ACN Newswire

Innodata Receives Enterprise-Wide ISO 27001 Certification
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Aerospace Product Liability Litigation: Are You Ready?
The aerospace industry works so hard to build good products, but it needs to work just as hard to protect them for when litigation occurs, says Jack Harrington, Of Counsel, SmithAmundsen LLC ACN Newswire

Maximising Investment Returns by Selecting the Right Asset Mix
Investors willing to handle short-term volatility can aim for investments in high returning assets, says William Drake, Co-Founder, Lord North Street. Those comfortable with less risk and seeking a more protected environment, should choose less volatile assets ACN Newswire

MHIEC Receives Order for Plant Modification Work in Hyogo Japan to Extend Operational Life of Municipal Solid Waste Incineration Facility
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Environmental & Chemical Engineering Co., Ltd. (MHIEC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), has received an order from Takarazuka City, in Japan's Hyogo Prefecture, for modification work to improve core equipment of a municipal solid waste (MSW) incineration plant at its Takarazuka Clean Center ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Launches Global Sales of Interstage List Creator V10
Fujitsu today announced the immediate availability, in 46 countries, of Interstage List Creator V10, the latest edition of its software tool for designing and generating business-use forms ACN Newswire

ETC announces MOU between subsidiary ETC-PZL and Sikorsky Aerospace Services to Examine Training Support for BLACK HAWK Users in Europe
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Eastman Announces Senior Management Retirement and New Appointments
ACN Newswire

Cambridge Associates Opens Fourth Asia-Pacific Office
Cambridge Associates, provider of independent investment advice and research to institutional and private clients, has opened a new operations center in Singapore. It will support the firm's existing consulting and investment offices in Beijing, Singapore and Sydney, as well as Cambridge's five other offices in North America and the UK. MarketWire

Penny Slots Pay Out $29,418 Jackpot at Red Hawk Casino
Red Hawk Casino has been paying out more penny jackpots. The latest jackpot of $29,418 was paid out Monday, Oct. 8, on a Quick Hit Wild Jackpot 7s™ slot machine. MarketWire

CHC Safety & Quality Summit 2013 Call for Papers Issued
The call for papers for the 2013 CHC Safety & Quality Summit has been released. MarketWire

Schuff Steel Utilizes Downturn in the Construction Market to Prepare for Future; Plans to Re-Open Orlando Plant in 2013
Schuff Steel Company, a subsidiary of Schuff International, Inc MarketWire

Liquipel Adds Guarantee to Watersafe Nano-Coating Technology
Liquipel LLC today unveiled plans to implement a repair and replacement guarantee for its US-based customers. The new guarantee statement, as well as deployment schedules, detailing the warranty coverage will be available soon. The deployment schedule also will include additional countries outside the US. MarketWire

Oak Valley Community Bank Brings Latest Technology to Schools to Teach Students Financial Literacy
Oak Valley Community Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ: OVLY), is extremely pleased to introduce a new financial literacy program for high school students. Oak Valley Community Bank's University of Finance will be launched in partnership with EverFi, to teach, assess and certify local students in financial literacy. MarketWire

BMO Global Asset Management Appoints Amit Prakash as Head of Wealth Management Products for Asia
BMO Global Asset Management today announced the appointment of Amit Prakash as Head of Wealth Management Products for Asia. MarketWire

Miracle-Ear Says Consumers Should Be Wary About Internet and Over-the-Counter Sales of Hearing Aids
Today, consumers can turn to the internet to buy everything from artwork to zoology books. But it wasn't until recently that they could buy hearing aids -- and this is a change that Miracle-Ear believes compromises consumer hearing health. MarketWire

China Auto Logistics Announces Reverse Stock Split
China Auto Logistics Inc MarketWire

University of Arizona Purchases 800 Vitaerobics Fat Finder Calculators for Food Stamp Program
Vitaerobics, a company that teaches families nutrition through products, programs and coaching, is providing The University of Arizona Food Stamp Nutrition Education Program with 800 Fat Finder™ calculators MarketWire

CubeSmart Announces the Date of Its Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Release and Conference Call
CubeSmart (NYSE: CUBE) announced today that the Company intends to release financial results for the three months ended September 30, 2012 on Thursday, November 8, 2012. An accompanying conference call will be held at 11 a.m. ET on Friday, November 9, 2012. MarketWire

Juniper Networks Confirms the Date of Its Q3 2012 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast
Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), the industry leader in network innovation, today confirmed it will release preliminary financial results for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2012, on Oct. 23, 2012 after the close of the market and will host a conference call at 2:00 p.m. PDT (Pacific Daylight Time), to be broadcast live over the Internet. MarketWire

Foxby Corp. Announces Shareholder Approval of New Investment Management Agreement
Foxby Corp. (OTCQB: FXBY) (the "Fund") announced today that, at the Fund's Special Meeting of Shareholders adjourned to October 9, 2012, shareholders voted to approve a new investment management agreement ("New Management Agreement") between the Fund and Midas Management Corporation ("Midas Management") MarketWire

Provident Bank New York Adds Business Banking Leader in Rockland County
Provident Bank, a subsidiary of Provident New York Bancorp (NYSE: PBNY), announced it hired Stephanie D. Pierce to lead a Business Banking team in Rockland County. Stephanie joins the firm as Senior Managing Director and will be responsible for leading the team to build and cultivate business relationships throughout the Lower Hudson Valley MarketWire

Quidel to Hold Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results Conference Call on October 23, 2012
Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ: QDEL), a leading provider of rapid diagnostic testing solutions and cellular-based virology assays, will release third quarter 2012 financial results after market close on Tuesday, October 23, 2012. MarketWire

/ KILL - Primus Telecommunications Group, Inc.
Editors and other readers are advised to disregard the news release with the headline, "PTGi to Present at Deutsche Bank 20th Annual Leveraged Finance Conference," issued earlier today by Primus Telecommunications Group, Inc. (NYSE: PTGI). The release was issued in error. MarketWire

CHAMA Technologaes, Inc. Enters Into Letter of Intent for Acquisition of High Plains Gas, Inc.
Chama Technologaes, Inc., a private company, announced today that it has executed a binding letter of intent with High Plains Gas, Inc. (OTCQB: HPGS) for the purchase of a controlling stock interest in High Plains. MarketWire

Silent Call Communications Offers Fire Safety Tips for National Fire Prevention Week
With this week being National Fire Prevention Week, it's important to keep in mind that 90 percent of fires actually start between midnight and 6 a.m. In addition to heavy sleepers who may not hear the smoke detector, this affects the 36 million Americans who have some degree of hearing loss, according to the National Center for Health Statistics MarketWire

Jake Steinfeld Adds Music to His Body by Jake(R) Fitness Empire With Universal Music Enterprises Deal
Jake Steinfeld has teamed with Universal Music Enterprises (UMe), a division of Universal Music Group, to launch Body by Jake Music®, a series of compilations and musical tracks by some of today's hottest artists and most in-demand producers, DJs and mixers MarketWire

Bail Bond Industry Addresses the War on Public Safety
In response to two recent white papers published by the Justice Policy Institute, the American Bail Coalition today released a critical analysis of the two publications. MarketWire

Trustwave Names New Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel
Trustwave, a leading provider of cloud-based compliance and information security solutions, today announced the appointment of William "Bill" G. Barker III as Chief Financial Officer and Alice Lin Geene as General Counsel. MarketWire

Good Sam and Camping World Launch 'Project Good Samaritan' to Institute Employee Volunteerism Program
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PacWest Equities, Inc. Acquires World Eco Source Corp.
PacWest Equities, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PWEI) today announced that it has acquired World Eco Source Corp. of Belize City, Belize. The stock symbol of PWEI will not be changed. World Eco Source Corp. is a technology-based company which has developed the MobileFeed® and MobileFood® systems helping offset deficient, worldwide food production for both animals and humans. MarketWire

Eloqua Announces Date of Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results Release
Eloqua (NASDAQ: ELOQ), the marketing system of record for modern marketers, today announced it will report its third quarter 2012 financial results after the U.S. financial markets close on Wednesday, October 24, 2012. MarketWire

RTC of Southern Nevada Installs Trapeze Solution to Support Veterans Transportation in Las Vegas Valley
Trapeze Group today announced that the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) has selected a comprehensive Trapeze demand response management solution to run their regional veterans transportation services. The solution utilizes Android tablets serving as on-board computers. MarketWire

UMED Holdings, Inc. Improves Environmental Impact in Three Segments of Energy Business
UMED Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: UMED), a Texas Corporation, through its unique breakthrough in portable Gas-To-Liquids-Fuel (GTLF) technology, opens new markets in the energy business. The cleanliness of the process, along with purity and energy density of the output product, will exceed all other Fischer-Tropsch (FT) processes known in operation today. MarketWire

ADI Strategies Wins Prestigious Oracle Excellence Award for Specialized Partner of the Year - North America in Industry Solution
Oracle today awarded ADI Strategies, Inc. (ADI) with its 2012 Oracle Excellence Award for Specialized Partner of the Year - North America in Industry Solution-Services Sector. MarketWire

PTGi to Present at Deutsche Bank 20th Annual Leveraged Finance Conference
Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated (NYSE: PTGI), today announced that it will present at the Deutsche Bank 20th Annual Leveraged Finance Conference in Arizona on Wednesday, October 10th at 3:00 p.m. local time. A webcast of the presentation will be available at http://investors.ptgi.com. MarketWire

Intergraph(R) to Host CADWorx(R) & Analysis University Express Event on October 23rd in Bogota, Colombia
Intergraph will host CADWorx & Analysis University (CAU) Express on October 23, 2012 in Bogota, Colombia. CAU Express is a series of one-day plant-focused learning experiences being held around the world, patterned after Intergraph's successful annual two-day CAU event, the most recent of which was on September 24-25, 2012 in Houston, Texas. MarketWire

Global Beer, Wine and Spirits CEOs Back New Initiatives to Reduce Harmful Use of Alcohol
Building on their longstanding commitment to public health, the world's leading producers of beer, wine and spirits have agreed to a new series of actions in five key areas that are designed to strengthen and expand existing efforts to reduce the harmful use of alcohol. Ten targeted actions over the next five years include: MarketWire

ADVA Optical Networking Q3 2012 Financial Results Conference Call Information
ADVA OpticalNetworking SE /ADVA Optical Networking Q3 2012 Financial Results Conference CallInformation. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE. MarketWire

Stars Align in Beverly Hills
To the crowd's delight, skateboarding legends Tony Hawk, Andy Macdonald, Kevin Staab, Mitchie Brusco, Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins Pastrana, Lincoln Ueda, and BMX icons Jamie Bestwick and Mat Hoffman took command of the Vert Demo with an aerial display the 1,000 guests will not soon forget MarketWire

Lufa Farms Secures Financing for Expansion Drive of Innovative Sustainable Urban Greenhouses
Lufa Farms, the world's first commercial rooftop farm, today announced the completion of a $4.5 million financing drive to fund the expansion of its new rooftop farming operations in Quebec laying the foundation for expansion into Ontario and the United States. MarketWire

US Law Enforcement and Public Safety Agencies Answer the iSatori Fitness Challenge, Promoted by Bodybuilding.com, to Get Healthy, Reshape Their Bodies, Gain Energy, and Re-Claim Their Lives
In the 911 Ultimate Transformation Challenge (www.911utc.com), sponsored by iSatori, Inc. (OTCBB: IFIT) (OTCQB: IFIT) (www.isatori.com) and Bodybuilding.com, law enforcement and public safety officers across the country competed against each other and lost 257 total pounds of ugly bodyfat while gaining strength and sculpting leaner, healthier bodies and gaining more energy -- in just 12 weeks. MarketWire

Beauty Site Preen.Me Closes $800,000 Seed Round With Investments From Genesis Partners and Horizons Ventures
Preen.Me, the fastest growing social beauty site, closed an $800,000 round of seed funding from renowned international investors including Horizons Ventures, which manages the private venture investments of Mr. Li Ka-shing in the technology sector, Genesis Partners and Oren Zeev. The funding will help Preen MarketWire

Epicor to Showcase Latest 'Business Inspired' Solutions for Aftermarket in Expanded AAPEX Exhibit
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CNH Hosts NAM Awards Ceremony in Illinois for Congresswoman Judy Biggert
Today, Case New Holland (CNH) hosted Illinois Congresswoman Judy Biggert at its facility in Burr Ridge, IL, where she was honored by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) for her commitment to manufacturing. MarketWire

Paciolan Announces Partnership With IMG Tickets
Paciolan, a leading provider of ticketing and marketing solutions for more than 500 live entertainment organizations, today announced its new partnership with IMG Tickets, a ticketing services provider to some of the world's most successful sports and entertainment events MarketWire

Tad Rivelle and Bryan Whalen to Discuss U.S. Fixed Income Markets on MetWest Total Return Bond Fund Conference Call
The TCW Group (TCW), an international asset-management firm, invites you to participate in a conference call on Wednesday, October 10 with Tad Rivelle, TCW's Chief Investment Officer for Fixed Income, and Bryan Whalen, co-head of TCW's Mortgage-Backed Securities division MarketWire

HMH Builders Rebrands as Swinerton Builders Sacramento
HMH Builders has been a fixture in the Sacramento construction industry for 55 years. Its local and passionate team has deep roots in Sacramento and prides itself on delivering value to their clients via innovative solutions and exemplary service. MarketWire

U.S. Over-the-Counter Diagnostic Testing Market to Catapult to $10.19 Billion by 2018
TriMarkPublications.com cites in its newly published "Over-the-Counter Diagnostic Products World Markets" report that the U.S. over-the-counter diagnostic testing products market will catapult to $10.19 billion by 2018. For more information, visit: http://www.trimarkpublications.com/over-the-counter-diagnostic-products-world-markets. MarketWire

Local Offer Network Announces Breakthrough Personalization and Content Scoring Platform
Local Offer Network (LON), a leading provider of e-commerce technology, data and services, today announced the launch of Catalyst™, a platform that combines real-time personalization and content scoring to deliver the right coupons, offers, deals or other content to any person, anywhere online, from the very first visit. MarketWire

Best-Selling Memoir Author Speaks on 'Overcoming Adversity With Grace' and 'Letting Shame Go' During October Book Readings/Signings
Best-selling memoir author Monica Holloway, of Cowboy & Wills (Simon & Schuster) and contributor to Dancing at the Shame Prom: Sharing the stories that kept us small (Seal Press), will be speaking on 'overcoming adversity with grace' and 'letting shame go' throughout the month of October: MarketWire

Mosaik Solutions Introduces Analytics Package at MobileCON 2012
(MobileCON Booth #318) - Mosaik Solutions, formerly American Roamer, the global source for geospatial network intelligence, announces today its Analytics Package at MobileCON 2012. The Analytics Package expands Mosaik Solution's intelligence solutions with reports that intersect detailed census demographics with U.S. geospatial network coverage areas MarketWire

Trey Songz Hits the Road on the "Chapter V World Tour Presented by Oovoo"; International R&B Superstar Receives Two Nominations at the 2012 Soul Train Awards in the "Best R&B Male" & "Song of the Year" Categories; New Set of Dates Comes on the Heels of the #1 Album "CHAPTER V"; Tickets f
Songbook Entertainment/Atlantic recording artist Trey Songz has unveiled details of his upcoming "Chapter V World Tour Presented by ooVoo," appropriately titled after his fifth studio album, "CHAPTER V," which was released on August 21st and debuted at #1 on Billboard's "Top 200 Albums" chart, as well as the "Top R&B Albums" and "Top Digital Albums" charts, and a Top 10 debut on the U.K MarketWire

BoxWorks 2012 Puts Content at the Center of the Enterprise
Today Box announced several product, partner and platform updates in front nearly 2,000 customers and developers from around the world at BoxWorks 2012. Box co-founder and CEO Aaron Levie unveiled an all-new Box, making it easier than ever for the more than 14 million individuals and 140,000 businesses that use Box to discover information, connect with collaborators and engage with content MarketWire

APlusCPE Adds a New Course Titled Understanding the New Cost Basis Reporting Rules to Its Online CPE Catalog
APlusCPE® is pleased to announce the immediate availability of a new online CPE course titled, "Understanding the New Cost Basis Reporting Rules." This course presents the details of the new cost basis reporting rules and describes their current and future practical implications for taxpayers, tax preparers and financial planners. MarketWire

Hospitality Technology Reveals 2012 Restaurant Breakthrough Award Winners
Hospitality Technology (HT) magazine has named the winners of the 2012 Restaurant Breakthrough Awards. Every year, HT presents its Breakthrough Awards to a select group of foodservice companies for outstanding vision and achievement in delivering technological excellence to the operation and the guest experience MarketWire

Increase Customer Referrals With YULEYS Footwear Hands-Free Safety Footwear Covers
Editors note: There is a photo associated with this press release. MarketWire

Precision Health Media to Sponsor and Speak at Digital Pharma East
Precision Health Media CTO, Allen Wyke, and Razorfish Healthware media director, Brian Werner, will speak at Digital Pharma East on October 17, 2012 in Philadelphia, PA. MarketWire

Proximiant(TM) Announces New Features to Help Retailers Deliver Full Digital Receipts to Consumers' Smartphones
Proximiant™ (www.proximiant.com), creator of a new shopping tool that blends online convenience with in-store retail purchasing, today introduced new features that will allow Android and Apple smartphone users to receive digital receipts at retail stores with Proximiant transceivers. MarketWire

Are You Seeing Spots... on Your Dishes?
(Family Features) If your dishwasher is turning out dull, spotty dishes -- leaving you frustrated and annoyed -- you're not alone. Spotty and cloudy dishes are a common nuisance for many dishwasher owners across America. MarketWire

Deliveries by Volkswagen Passenger Cars Brand in First Three Quarters Top Four Million for First Time
A new record for Volkswagen Passenger Cars: For the first time, the brand delivered over four million vehicles in the first three quarters. From January to September, Europe's largest automaker handed over 4.21 (January-September 2011: 3.81; +10.6 percent) million vehicles to customers. The brand delivered 492,500 (September 2011: 472,100; +4.3 percent) vehicles in the month of September. MarketWire

The Talent Board Announces Winners of the 2012 Candidate Experience Awards
The Talent Board, a non-profit organization focused on the elevation and promotion of a quality candidate experience, today announced the winners of the second annual North American Candidate Experience Awards (known as "The CandEs") at the 15 Annual HR Technology® Conference & Exposition MarketWire

Tigerpaw Software Launches Tigerpaw Mobile
Tigerpaw Software Inc. announced today the launch of their new product Tigerpaw Mobile. Built as a hybrid application utilizing local application and HTML 5 technologies, Tigerpaw Mobile enables users to log time and expenses, update tasks, document work completed, create and revise service tickets and obtain signatures -- all from their mobile phones. MarketWire

Liquipel(TM) Announces New President Rayford Higginbotham
Liquipel™, the first company to introduce nano-coating, Watersafe™ technology direct to consumers' mobile devices, today announced the appointment of Rayford Higginbotham as the new president and member of the executive committee, effective as of Oct. 8, 2012 MarketWire

IP Litigation Partner Scott Miller Joins Sheppard Mullin
Scott R. Miller has joined Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP as a partner in the firm's Intellectual Property practice group, based in the firm's Los Angeles office. Miller joins Sheppard Mullin from Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, where he was partner-in-charge of the firm's Los Angeles office and a member of the firm's management committee. MarketWire

Mark-Taylor Takes Giving to New Levels
It's not often that doing good comes so easily. MarketWire

Anderson Plumbing Heating and Air Raising Funds to Benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Anderson Plumbing Heating and Air announced Operation Pink Ribbon, a three-tiered effort during Breast Cancer Awareness Month to raise funds for Susan G. Komen for the Cure. MarketWire

Sesame Workshop Wins 2012 DAMMY Award
MediaBeacon, Inc., a leading provider of digital asset management (DAM) solutions, is proud to announce that client Sesame Workshop has received a 2012 DAMMY Award. The DAMMYs recognize the very best in digital asset management and are awarded during the Createasphere Digital Asset Management Conference in New York MarketWire

Best Vacuum Announces Availability of New Miele S8 Vacuum Cleaners
Miele's newest full-size series of vacuums, the Miele S8 vacuum cleaners, are now available from Best Vacuum in its stores in Chicago and Oak Park, IL, and online at BestVacuum.com. MarketWire

Telx Announces Datacenter Connect to Enhance Cloud Applications
Telx®, a leading provider of global interconnectivity, cloud enablement services and datacenter solutions, today announced its Datacenter Connect service, delivering a cost-effective virtual fabric being deployed across Telx's Cloud Connection Centers (C3) MarketWire

Stratos Genomics Receives $2 Million on Achievement of Sequencing Milestone
Stratos Genomics Inc today announced the closing of $2 million to support continued development and strategic discussions related to Stratos' ultra low cost method of DNA sequencing called "Sequencing by Expansion™" (SBX™). MarketWire

European Luxury Automotive Manufacturer Selects ChannelNet to Deploy Personal Microsites for Current and Future Customers
ChannelNet announced today that they have been selected by a European luxury automotive manufacturer to develop a web-based marketing solution which will provide a highly personalized experience for current and future customers. MarketWire

MapR Technologies to Host Hands-On-Lab at SNW Fall 2012 on Big Data Analytics
MapR Technologies, Inc., the provider of the open, enterprise-grade distribution for Apache Hadoop, today announced it will participate in the Hands-On-Lab Program at Storage Networking World (SNW) Fall '12, taking place October 16 - 19 at the Hyatt Regency Silicon Valley/Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA MarketWire

Twentyseven Global Assists Epilogue Systems, LLC by Reaching New Markets With Release 8.1 Software Upgrades Supporting Java & Oracle
Twentyseven Global assisted Epilogue Systems significantly by enhancing its software documentation platform with the release of Version 8.1. Customers use Epilogue Systems' platform to create documentation for their software systems, utilizing a simple capture, edit and publish toolkit. MarketWire

Triple Creek Recognized for Coaching and Mentoring Excellence by Brandon Hall Group
Triple Creek, the market's leading provider of knowledge sharing and collaboration solutions for the enterprise, recently received a gold award in the 2012 Brandon Hall Excellence in Talent Management Program MarketWire

Ron McMillan and Stephen M. R. Covey Present a Community Date Night to Help Utah Couples Improve Relationships
At the fifth annual community date night, best-selling authors and world-class presenters, Ron McMillan and Stephen M. R. Covey, will teach vital skills for communicating with one's spouse and children and building family relationships upon a foundation of trust. MarketWire

BAI - Finacle Global Banking Innovation Awards Announces 2012 Winners
BAI and Infosys today bestowed the most innovative banks in the world with the prestigious 2012 BAI - Finacle Global Banking Innovation Awards. Now in its second year, the global awards program recognizes and supports innovation in the retail banking industry. This year's honorees were recognized at a special ceremony today at BAI Retail Delivery 2012 in Washington, D.C. MarketWire

SDL Named a Technology Company of the Year Finalist for the Apex Awards
SDL (LSE: SDL), the leading provider of Global Information Management solutions, today announced that it has been named one of four finalists for the Apex Awards' Technology Company of the Year, sponsored by the Colorado Technology Association. MarketWire

Survey Says: Government Should Be More Involved (Not Less) in Furthering the Green Movement
Ozoshare, the first social network connecting the green world, today announced the findings of a commissioned study titled, "Government Involvement: Furthering the Green Movement." The results of the survey reveal perceptions from a cross-section of Americans (Republicans, Democrats and Independents) and how they see government's role in furthering the green movement MarketWire

Panera Bread Announces Fiscal 2012 Third Quarter Earnings Release Date
Panera Bread Company (NASDAQ: PNRA) will report its fiscal 2012 third quarter results after the market close on Tuesday, October 23, 2012. MarketWire

Nergesh Tejani, MD of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Releases Book of Memoirs Set in 1960s Kampala, Uganda
Professor Nergesh Tejani, M.D. shares stories of working in the hospitals of Uganda during the 1960s while incorporating personal tales of love and family in her new book, "I Hear A Song In My Head: A Memoir in Stories of Love, Fear, Doctoring, and Flight" www.nergeshtejani.com. MarketWire

Lands' End Is "On Trend" With Outerwear for the Entire Family
The last few winters have most of the country confused about whether it's January or June! Record snowfalls one winter and record high temperatures the next winter have weather experts wondering what Mother Nature will deliver for winter 2012! MarketWire

Novasyte Ranked Among Fastest Growing Private Companies
Novasyte LCC, the nation's leading medical device training and education solutions company, announced today that it is ranked among the fastest growing private companies in Orange County, Calif. Over the past two years, the company achieved 625 MarketWire

Premier Prizm Completes Implementation of Innovation Group's Insurer Analytics
The Innovation Group plc (Innovation Group), today announced Premier Prizm, an industry leading medical management services company serving many of the top U.S. auto insurers, successfully implemented Insurer Analytics, a key component in Innovation Group's Innovation Insurer suite. MarketWire

Cliffside Mansion, Land Bordering New River Trail Park to Sell at Auction
Cliffside Mansion, an elegant Victorian home built in 1902, will sell at auction Friday, Nov. 9, along with 216 acres of land bordering the New River Trail Park and Chestnut Creek. The home was built by Thomas L. Felts, founder of the Baldwin-Felts Detective Agency, which had a colorful history of chasing bank and train robbers in the early 1900s. MarketWire

Cloud West to Focus on Entertainment Delivery, Network Infrastructure, and Investment, More at Nov. 8-9th Forum
The CCA's and DCIA's Cloud Computing West 2012, scheduled for November 8-9, 2012 in Santa Monica, CA, will feature the latest industry updates, cloud solutions, and investment strategies targeting cloud computing in the entertainment industry MarketWire

Bergio International Partners With Ultra Stores, Inc.
Bergio International, Inc. (OTCQB: BRGO) announced today they are partnering with ULTRA Stores, Inc. The product launch of the Bergio Brand will take place on October 15th, 2012 in 31 Ultra Stores across the U.S. This is Bergio's first major partnership with a large U.S. retail chain MarketWire

GreenButton(TM) CEO to Present at 11th International Cloud Computing Expo With Dell Cloud Evangelist
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Goodrich Quality Theatres Expands Relationship With Cinedigm Software, Bringing Full Benefits of Digital Cinema to Their Digital Theatre Circuit
Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (NASDAQ: CIDM) announced today that Goodrich Quality Theatres is incorporating a full suite of Cinedigm Software to further integrate and streamline its circuit-wide movie operations MarketWire

OTR Welcomes Zachary Karabell to Research Team
As a way to expand OTR Global's (OTR®) already comprehensive research coverage, Zachary Karabell joins as senior strategist to spearhead a bi-weekly macro commentary based upon observations from OTR research. Zachary will bring his unique perspective to OTR's global channel research to derive macro observations, unique perspectives and relevant insights MarketWire

Covanta Completes Honolulu Energy-From-Waste Facility Expansion
Covanta Energy Corporation (NYSE: CVA), a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy, today announced that it has completed the expansion of the H-POWER Energy-from-Waste (EfW) facility, owned by the City and County of Honolulu MarketWire

Luceo Solutions Unveils Latest Release of Talent Acquisition System
Luceo Solutions, a recruiting technology company that takes the challenge out of hiring great talent, announced today details of the latest release of Luceo TAS, its innovative recruiting software. With this new version 3 MarketWire

Zipongo Founder Presents National Healthy Deals Beta Launch at Health 2.0
Zipongo Inc. CEO and Founder, Jason Langheier, MD, MPH, presented yesterday at Health 2.0 where Zipongo announced the expansion of Healthy Deals to fight the nation's epidemics of obesity and chronic disease. It is the only program with a nationwide grocery store footprint that helps families through Zipongo-approved, personalized discounts and incentives for forming healthy eating habits. MarketWire

QuickPay Hires Tech Industry Veteran Sukanta Ganguly as Chief Technology Officer
Core News Facts: QuickPay, the premier provider of mobile parking payment solutions, today announced the addition of Sukanta Ganguly as chief technology officer. As CTO, Sukanta will help QuickPay attract top-notch talent and fine-tune product development processes to ensure QuickPay continues to deliver the highest-quality, most innovative parking solutions to its customers MarketWire

Kovarus and VirtualSharp Software Partner on Recovery Assurance Solutions
Kovarus, Inc., a leading systems integrator specializing in increasing IT efficiency by architecting and integrating business-aligned IT solutions, and VirtualSharp Software, the leading provider of next generation automated Disaster Recovery solutions for private and public clouds, today announced that they are partnering on Recovery Assurance solutions for the private cloud. MarketWire

Message Bus Names Jeremy LaTrasse CEO and Ken Cheney President
Message Bus, the first to provide a cloud-native application service enabling and powering messaging across email and mobile channels, is pleased to announce that Co-Founder Jeremy LaTrasse has been chosen as the company's CEO and that Ken Cheney has joined as President. Co-Founder Narendra Rocherolle remains Chairman of the Board. MarketWire

Bixby Land Company Project Awarded Best Reuse/Rehab Project in Silicon Valley
Bixby Land Company, a leading commercial real estate operator and investment manager based in Orange County, Calif., has been recognized for its innovative redevelopment of Bixby@Coronado in Santa Clara, Calif. The Silicon Valley Business Journal selected Bixby's striking renovation of the 1980s-vintage office campus for its 2012 Structures Award as Best Reuse/Rehab Project in Silicon Valley. MarketWire

Portrait Health Centers to Open Woodside Wellness Institute to Bring Smart Phone App Development and the Woodside Wellness Model to Patients Suffering Anxiety, Depression and Suicidal Ideation
Portrait Health Centers announced today its plan to open the first Woodside Wellness Institute MarketWire

IEEE Council on EDA Celebrates 30 Years of ICCAD With Luncheon Talk by Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli
The IEEE Council on Electronic Design Automation (CEDA) -- www.c-eda.org -- will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the International Conference on Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD) with a talk by Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli, the Buttner chair of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Berkeley. MarketWire

Redbox Thanks America for 10 Years of Fun With a Free One-Day Movie or Game Rental on 10/10
Redbox is celebrating its 10th birthday, but the gift is going to its customers. The company is sharing a promo code for a free one-day movie or game rental on 10/10, available today on the Redbox® Facebook page. MarketWire

B2X Care Solutions Achieves Increased Volume and Reaches Number Three Position in Global After-Sales Customer Service Markets
B2X Care Solutions (B2X), the global end-to-end after-sales and customer services company focusing on the massive $20B after-sales market for mobile devices and consumer electronics industries, announces increased service volume (over 10M managed repairs globally), 2x revenue growth, market share capture (number three worldwide in device repairs) and new customer wins. MarketWire

Social Entertainment Leader Milyoni Selected by AlwaysOn as an OnHollywood 100 Winner
Milyoni, the leader in social entertainment, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the OnHollywood 100 winners. Inclusion in the OnHollywood 100 signifies leadership among its peers and speaks to Milyoni's innovative use of technology to provide a new way for entertainment companies to bring a socially interactive experience to viewers MarketWire

AlliedBarton Security Services Honored With Brandon Hall Excellence Award
AlliedBarton Security Services, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, receives the prestigious Brandon Hall Silver Award for Excellence in Compliance Training. MarketWire

Prime Equity Research, LLC Updates Research and Reiterates Speculative Buy on ESP Resources, Inc.
ESP Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: ESPI) (the "Company" or "ESP Resources"), a specialty chemical company to the oil and gas industry, today announced that Kipley Lytel, CFA and Senior Analyst with New York-based independent research firm, Prime Equity Research, LLC, has issued a research update and reiterated a speculative buy rating on ESP Resources, Inc. MarketWire

TCI Oilfield Factoring to Present New Factoring Lines at Bakken Oil and Product Show
TCI Oilfield Factoring, a leading provider of oilfield factoring services, is proud to announce the release of its new factoring lines specifically designed for oilfield service companies working in North Dakota. MarketWire

Mitchell RepairCenter(TM) ToolStore Integrates With Car-Part.com's Pro Search
Mitchell today announced a new technology integration with Car-Part.com as a partner in the RepairCenter™ ToolStore, making it possible for body shops to search for green parts in the Car-Part Pro marketplace directly from the RepairCenter Workspace. MarketWire

Future Facilities North America Opens New York City and San Diego Offices and Names New Sales Manager
San Jose, California-based Future Facilities North America (Future Facilities NA), a leading provider of predictive Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) software, announced today the opening of new offices in Manhattan and San Diego. MarketWire

zColo Launches New Chicago Site at 600 South Federal
zColo, a Zayo Group Company, announces the opening of its data center located at 600 South Federal Street in Chicago's downtown financial district. The newest zColo facility will provide carrier-neutral colocation and interconnection services to cloud, enterprise, financial, carrier, media and other connectivity-focused customers. MarketWire

Medifocus Inc. Retains Consulting for Strategic Growth to Implement a Strategic Investor Relations & Public Relations Program
Medifocus Inc. (OTCQX: MDFZF) (TSX VENTURE: MFS) is pleased to announce that it has retained Consulting for Strategic Growth ("CFSG1") as its U.S. investor and public relations counsel MarketWire

Virgin HealthMiles Announces Fall '12 Release
Leading employers know, beyond just a paycheck, they need to build a culture that both retains employees and attracts the best candidates. Research shows employees greatly value health and wellness benefits, so employers must offer a range of them to keep employees engaged and compete for top talent MarketWire

Merchant Warehouse Named as Preferred Payments Partner by Achieve Fitness USA
Merchant Warehouse®, a leader and innovator in payment acceptance solutions and merchant account services, has been named a Preferred Partner by Achieve Fitness USA MarketWire

Distinguished Domestic Services Wins the Agency of the Year Award
Distinguished Domestic Services, an elite nationwide domestic placement agency based in Los Angeles, CA, received the Agency of the Year award from the first annual Domestic Estate Managers Association (DEMA) National Convention. MarketWire

Dover Rug & Home Participates in Boston Magazine's 2012 Design Home
Dover Rug & Home, offering the largest selection of fine floor coverings and window treatments in New England, is proud to be participating as the floor and rug sponsor in Boston Magazine's Design Home 2012. This marks the sixth time Dover Rug & Home is involved in this charitable event. MarketWire

Financial Apps Among Most Used, Study Shows
According to a new study commissioned by Virtual Hold Technology® (VHT®), a world leader in conversation strategies that bridge the self-service gap between customers and the people who can help, 50.7% of smartphone users say they have downloaded and used financial apps. The study, conducted for VHT by The Adcom Group, investigates how customers engage with brands using smartphones MarketWire

ERS Group Managing Director Published in American Bar Association Journal of Labor & Employment Law
SourceHOV, a platform-driven business process solutions STET company that helps clients accelerate business performance, today announced that Dr. Mary Dunn Baker, managing director of ERS Group, a SourceHOV Company, has been published in the Spring 2012 issue of the American Bar Association Journal of Labor & Employment Law. MarketWire

Visual Magnetics Announces Additions to MagnaMedia(R) Digital Fabric Collection
Visual Magnetics® (@VisualMagnetics), developer of the revolutionary Visual Magnetics Graphic System™ that matches magnetic-receptive technologies with high-quality print media, today announced that it has added three new products to its popular MagnaMedia® Digital Fabrics Collection, which provides unique, textured surfaces for graphic content MarketWire

ThalesNano Cements Place as Flow Chemistry Market Leader With 700th Reactor
ThalesNano is proud to announce that sales of its novel flow reactors reached 700 complete systems. The number of publications based on these flow reactors has also surpassed 150. First launched in 2005, ThalesNano offers a range of microscale flow based reactors used in chemistry research. The 700th unit, an H-Cube Pro, will be installed in Shanghai at a perfume and flavor manufacturer. MarketWire

Compass Biotechnologies Inc. Wholly Owned Subsidiary, 1World Direct US Inc., Enters Indonesia's 7 Billion Dollar Remittance Inflow Sector
Compass Biotechnologies Inc.'s (PINKSHEETS: COBI) wholly owned subsidiary, 1World Direct US Inc.("1World"), which recently announced that it expects revenues to increase over 1000 percent in the 4th quarter, has recently signed an exclusive marketing agreement with a non-bank remittance company in Indonesia to provide modern and reliable money transfer services for overseas Indonesians MarketWire

Box Unifies Content Across All Enterprise Applications
Box today unveiled an entirely new way to bring the full Box experience to any enterprise application. Available today, customers and partners can take advantage of an all-new, HTML5 embeddable framework that makes it easy to take Box's content and collaboration capabilities wherever people work MarketWire

Aberdeen Adds Panel Discussions to October 17-18 Revenue-Driven Marketing (RDM) Leadership Summit
Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), today announced the addition of two panel discussions to its 2012 Revenue-Driven Marketing Leadership Summit agenda: "Marketing Executive's Agenda for 2013 Roundtable," and "Unlocking the Secrets of Marketing Automation Success." The event is being held October 17 - 18 at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston. MarketWire

New Sage Fixed Assets 2013 Provides Enhanced Customer Experience
Sage North America today announced the availability of Sage Fixed Assets 2013 (formerly Sage FAS Fixed Assets), bringing improved usability in a completely integrated solution -- starting with its new name -- Sage Fixed Assets -- to encompass its family of solutions MarketWire

Three Reasons Oct. 15 Is the Second Most Important Day for Taxes
April 15 has a pretty good chance of remaining the No. 1 day for taxes, but Oct. 15 is likely a close second. This year, H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) offers three reasons Oct MarketWire

BrightScope Issues Top 15 San Antonio Area-Based RIA Firms
BrightScope (www.brightscope.com), a leading provider of independent financial information and investment research, today announced the Top 15 Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) firms in the San Antonio area, focused on individual money management, with the greatest amount of assets under management MarketWire

Turning Your Tablet Into the Ultimate Sales Weapon
SAVO Group, the market leader in sales enablement, today unveiled Sales Mobile PRO, an application that turns iPads and other mobile devices into essential business tools that push opportunity-specific materials, sales coaching and subject matter experts to sellers at the right time in the sales cycle MarketWire

Online Video Features Isolation of Viable Circulating Tumor Cells From Blood Samples Using Device Containing NaturalNano's Halloysite Nanotubes
NaturalNano, Inc. (OTCBB: NNAN) today announced that an online video featuring NaturalNano's Halloysite Nanotubes (HNT) is available. The video demonstrates work done in the laboratories of Dr. Michael King at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY on a device containing HNTs that separated and captures circulating tumor cells (CTCs) contained in human blood. MarketWire

Bivar Announces New Family of Compact Light Engines
Bivar, a leading specialty provider of LED indication products, has announced the L2 family of starboard light engines. All products in this new family are optimized for high output, high color rendering index (CRI) and uniformity, making them ideal for directional lighting applications in both indoor and outdoor environments. MarketWire

CedarCrestone Announces the Availability of the CedarCrestone 2012-2013 HR Systems Survey White Paper, 15th Annual Edition
The CedarCrestone 2012-2013 HR Systems Survey White Paper, released today after its debut on October 8 at the HR Technology Conference and available for download at www.CedarCrestone.com/research, reports four big trends, directions, and implications for Human Resources technologies: cloud, social, mobile, and analytics MarketWire

Cadence Introduces Innovative Verification Debugger, Offering Significant Productivity Improvements and Time Savings
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, today introduced the Incisive® Debug Analyzer, a new and innovative verification debug product for RTL, testbench and SoC verification that offers significant reductions in debug time and effort MarketWire

Intermedia's SMB Customers More Productive With Integrated Hosted Exchange and Hosted PBX
Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are discovering that cloud-based phone and email services enable them to run more efficiently and grow faster than ever before. Hosted PBX services, when integrated with Exchange and Outlook, offer SMBs capabilities -- that were until recently only available to large enterprises -- at dramatically lower price points MarketWire

Troux Customers, Northwestern Mutual, SWIP and National Grid Win Coveted 2012 Enterprise Architecture Award From Forrester and InfoWorld
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AMA Houston Awarded National Chapter of the Year
The AMA Houston Chapter announced today that it has received the highest professional chapters award -- 2011-12 Chapter of the Year. This annual awards program highlights excellence among the organization's 77 chapters across the U.S. and Canada. MarketWire

Destination Cellars and Legendary Chef Jose Andres Offer Limited-Edition Wine Holiday Gift Packages
Destination Cellars, the first and only luxury destination wine club, in collaboration with internationally renowned chef José Andrés, is offering three carefully crafted wine packages this holiday season. The limited-edition gift sets are inspired by Andrés' successful Washington, D.C MarketWire

Klocwork(R) Closes Largest Quarter in Company History
Klocwork Inc., the global leader in automated source code analysis (SCA) solutions for developing more secure and reliable software, today announced it closed the largest quarter of bookings in company history. Driven by growth in the US aerospace and defense sector as well as the European market, the company's business continues to gain significant momentum. MarketWire

Hillerich & Bradsby's "Bionic" Glove Brand Gets a New Grip on Positioning for a "Super. Human. Performance."
Bionic, a division of the family owned, Louisville, Kentucky-based Hillerich & Bradsby Company, is a glove brand that continues to evolve in order to provide the best quality and performance for athletes and non-athletes alike MarketWire

iBE.net Appoints Eric Thal Vice President of Sales & Marketing
iBE.net, a developer of fully integrated business management software for small to midsize enterprises looking to move their business functions to the cloud and mobile platforms, today announced it has named Eric Thal as Vice President of Sales and Marketing, reporting to iBE.net co-founder Simon Hopkins. MarketWire

RYU Warrior Athlete Phil Heath Defends Mr. Olympia Title
Today, Respect Your Universe, Inc. (RYU) (TSX VENTURE: RYU) (OTCBB: RYUN), http://www.ryu.com/, is thrilled to announce that on October 1st RYU Warrior Athlete Phil "The Gift" Heath successfully defended his 2011 Mr. Olympia Title and was crowned the 2012 Mr. Olympia Champion that was held in the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas MarketWire

oDesk Announces Global Study of More Than 2,800 Businesses Indicating Significant Disruption of Traditional Hiring Model as Online Work Soars
oDesk®, the world's largest(1) and fastest-growing online workplace, today released its Fall 2012 Online Work Survey, conducted by independent research firm Genesis Research Associates. The global study of 2,839 businesses that have hired online(2) captured experiences and predictions regarding hiring and the future of work MarketWire

Harvard Professor's Federally Reprimanded Hip Protector Study Prompts The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) to Issue Its First Ever "Expression of Concern" About Author Nondisclosure in Peer Review Reports HipSaver Inc.
An unprecedented "Expression of Concern" editorial by The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) cites Harvard Professor Douglas P. Kiel for nondisclosure of important information during the peer review process for an article on hip protectors that JAMA published in 2007 MarketWire

VirtuOz Wins Silver in the 4th Annual 2012 Golden Bridge Awards in the Software Innovations Category
VirtuOz, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent virtual agents (IVAs) for online marketing, sales, and support, has received the silver award in the Annual 2012 Golden Bridge Awards in the software innovations category. MarketWire

GSN Digital Invites Gamers to Play to Defeat Breast Cancer
It's estimated that 226,870 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year alone, and in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, GSN Digital is proud to continue its partnership with The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® (BCRF) to raise much-needed funds to support breast cancer research. During the month of October, players can participate by playing casual games on GSN MarketWire

OverDrive Adds General Manager of Education
As OverDrive brings its industry-leading eBook-lending platform to more schools in the United States and beyond, the digital distributor announced that it has hired an education-industry veteran to lead its rapidly growing K-12 eBook service MarketWire

Active Power Names Steven Fife CFO and Vice President of Finance
Active Power (NASDAQ: ACPW), manufacturer of continuous power solutions and critical backup power systems, today announced Steven Fife has joined the company as vice president of Finance and will be appointed CFO on Oct. 31, 2012. John Penver, current CFO, will step down at that time. MarketWire

New Enhanced ViewScan Weapons Detection System to Be Installed in 17 Detroit Schools
View Systems, Inc., a weapons detection and access control provider, announced today the enhanced, new ViewScan VS-1000, has been successfully selected for installation in 17 Detroit Public Schools. The VS-1000, introduced at the annual ASIS Security Conference and Exposition in Philadelphia, has been chosen by multiple companies to be used for access control MarketWire

SilverSun Technologies Closes Second Largest Transaction in Company History
SilverSun Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: SSNT) (OTCQB: SSNT) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, SWK Technologies, a preferred source for best-of-breed business management applications and professional consulting services, has closed on a software sale valued at over $650,000. MarketWire

CSR Accelerates Low-Power, Mixed-Signal Chip Tapeout With Cadence Encounter Digital Implementation System
Cadence Design Systems, Inc MarketWire

N-able Technologies Celebrates Biggest Year at Global Partner Summit
Building on the momentum around its upcoming Global Partner Summit, N-able Technologies® today announced it will exceed growth expectations for 2012 and is reporting an all-time high in partner satisfaction ratings, year-over-year growth and competitive gains MarketWire

Shave the Date: Movember 1st
Mark your calendars and get out those razors! With Movember 2012 right around the corner, it's time to Shave the Date. Men across the globe will shave their faces on Movember 1st and start growing their moustache for 30 days MarketWire

Fortinet to Announce Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) -- a leader in high-performance network security -- today announced that it will hold a conference call to discuss its third quarter 2012 financial results on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time (4:30 p.m. Eastern Time). MarketWire

Pertino Launches Beta Program in Spiceworks Community
Pertino, a virtual networking solution for the cloud era, announced today it will first launch its beta program in the Spiceworks Community, the world's largest IT community of more than 2.2 million IT professionals. MarketWire

SunSi Expands Size of Qilin Renewable Energy System Project
SunSi Energies Inc MarketWire

TexStar Holdings (SYMBOL-TSTH) Announces Plan to Issue Preferred Stock With an 8% Dividend
TexStar Holdings, Inc. (TSTH), (the "Company"), announced today that it plans an offering of its convertible Series A Preferred Stock. The Company will offer 2,000,000 shares of Series A Preferred Stock at an offering price of $5.00 per share. Net proceeds will be used to acquire oil and natural gas reserves and provide additional working capital to the Company MarketWire

Bradford Networks Launches Network Sentry/Analytics to Provide a Unique Perspective on Mobility and BYOD Trends
Bradford Networks, the best choice to enable secure network access for corporate-issued and personal mobile devices, today unveiled Network Sentry/Analytics, the first cloud-based service offering that provides a new perspective into access trends across corporate networks MarketWire

National Healthcare Consumer Survey: Patients Expect More From Their Healthcare Providers
Varolii Corporation, a market leader in cloud-delivered customer interaction management, today announced the results of a national survey of more than one thousand consumer adults across the United States. The survey revealed a fundamental shift in consumer expectations for healthcare providers -- consumers now expect their doctors to be there for them in both sickness and health MarketWire

EPS vs. Polyiso: A Climate Change for Roof Insulation
ACH Foam Technologies applauded the decision by the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) to revise the R-value of polyisocyanurate (ISO) insulation MarketWire

XO Communications Launches Service in Toronto
XO Communications today announced its expansion into the Toronto market where it can now offer high-speed network services to enterprise and wholesale customers through a Canadian subsidiary. MarketWire

New Funambol Financing to Accelerate Global Personal Cloud Footprint
Funambol, the leader of white-label personal cloud solutions for mobile providers, today announced that it closed a new round of financing to fuel the company's rapid expansion worldwide. The $5 MarketWire

SEI Recognized as Most Notable Vendor for Breadth of Functionality by Celent
SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC) announced today it was named the most notable vendor in the Breadth of Functionality category by Celent in the research firm's report: Ranking Wealth Management Platform Vendors. Celent cited SEI's ability to offer full functional support across the entire front-to-back office as key to its selection MarketWire

Echopass Corporation to Sponsor 2012 Gartner Symposium ITxpo(C)
Echopass Corporation, the 2011 and 2012 market share leader in cloud-based contact centers today announced its sponsorship of the 2012 Gartner Symposium ITxpo. Gartner is the world's leading information technology research and advisory company, and has held its annual Symposium ITxpo for the last twenty two years MarketWire

Itronics Announces Business Plan Adjustments to Increase Revenues, Broaden Environmental Products
Itronics Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ITRO) today posted on its website, www.itronics.com, the powerpoint presentation given by Dr. John Whitney, Itronics' founder and Chairman, at the prestigious resource recovery and waste management conference sponsored by the Envirobiz Group (www.envirobiz.com) recently in San Diego MarketWire

New Chocolate Liqueur Tempts You to "Drink What You Crave(TM)"
Today, Beam Inc. (NYSE: BEAM) announces the nationwide launch of John DeKuyper & Sons™ Crave Chocolate Liqueurs featuring three tempting flavors -- Chocolate Cherry, Chocolate Mint and Chocolate Chili MarketWire

Magellan GPS Partners With Outdoor Author Peter Potterfield to Showcase Photos of Iconic Hiking Adventures
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Monster Media Introduces "Transactional Media" to Airports
Monster Media, an interactive technology pioneer and designer of award-winning digital out-of-home (DOOH) advertising solutions, is using digital media, interactive technologies and ecommerce to revolutionize the airport experience for travelers MarketWire

Vindicia Chosen by LogMeIn to Optimize Customer Retention and Subscription Renewals
Vindicia, the leading provider of marketing and selling automation for the Digital Economy, today announced that LogMeIn has implemented CashBox Select to enhance its customer retention rates, improve overall customer lifetime value and increase revenue MarketWire

MediaBrix Expands Executive Management to Support Triple-Digit Growth
MediaBrix, the only end-to-end, in-app social and mobile advertising solution for Fortune 500 marketers, today announced the addition of strategic executives to its senior management team and an internal promotion within its sales department. Stephen Krikelis joins MediaBrix as Senior Vice President of Business Operations and Nitin Chitkara joins the company as Executive Director of Mobile MarketWire

Media6Degrees Announces Promotion of Brett Moskowitz to Vice President of Sales
Media6Degrees (m6d), the advertising technology pioneer that revolutionizes marketing with its ProspectRank™ platform, today announced that it has named Brett Moskowitz as its new vice president of sales. Moskowitz joined m6d in August 2009 after successful stints at AOL, Microsoft and Yahoo!, and most recently was director of the eastern region MarketWire

Menlo Worldwide Logistics Supports Riverbed Technology's Singapore Expansion
Menlo Worldwide Logistics, the global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced it has been selected by Riverbed Technology, the performance company, to provide warehousing and distribution services in Singapore MarketWire

Cabinet VP to Discuss Streamlining Your Business With Document Management at Regional Utility Construction Conference
Cabinet (formerly Cabinet NG), provider of electronic document management and workflow management software, today announced that VP of Product Management James True will present on the topic of "Building a More Efficient Office with Document Management" at the Opportunities in Utility Construction Conference, October 9-10, in Wilmington, OH MarketWire

Burst Launches Bubbles to Enhance Mobile Sharing Experience
Burst, a mobile video solution for families, today announced the availability of Bubbles, a collaboration capability that presents a new way to experience an event among family and friends. With this new functionality, Burst users can collaborate together to capture the emotions, sounds and action of a particular event to create virtual scrapbooks that can be saved forever. MarketWire

ESCO MILLHOG(R) Pneumatic Saw Cuts Concrete-Lined Pipe Perfectly Square
ESCO Tool is offering a pneumatic saw, universal pipe trolley kit, and circumferential track mount system that produces a perfectly square cut on concrete-line pipe up to 60" dia. The high quality cut creates a better joint for connecting multiple pipes together. MarketWire

Laser Research Optics Laser Beam Splitters & Combiners Facilitate Power Measurements & Beam Alignment
Laser Research Optics has introduced a new line of polarizing beam splitters and beam combiners for CO2 lasers from 100W up that are in-stock for immediate delivery to OEMs as well as end-users. MarketWire

Mass-Vac, Inc. Vacuum Inlet Trap Video Describes Filtration Solutions
Mass-Vac, Inc. has introduced a new video that reviews the best filtration solutions for protecting vacuum pumps and systems in highly abrasive manufacturing and wafer processing applications. MarketWire

CalAmp Launches Mobile Resource Management Product Line in Brazil
CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ: CAMP), a leading provider of wireless products, services and solutions, announced today the receipt of Type Approval of its LMU-2720 by Brazil's national telecommunications agency, Agência Nacional de Telecomunicações (Anatel). The LMU-2720 is one of five wireless Mobile Resource Management (MRM) products planned to be introduced in the Brazilian market. MarketWire

Capital City Public Charter School to Hold Grand Opening of State-of-the-Art Ward 4 Facility -- the Product of $24 Million in Renovations
On October 10, 2012, Capital City Public Charter School will celebrate the grand opening of its new home located at 100 Peabody Street, NW, in Ward 4. Capital City relocated from two sites in Columbia Heights in Ward 1 to start the school year at the now-modernized facility commonly known as the Louis Charles Rabaut School. MarketWire

Consumers Seek Help Navigating Increasing TV and Video Programming Choices
When it comes to watching TV and other video entertainment, the daunting level of unprecedented choice is challenging consumers like never before. A majority of consumers report that they would like some help sifting through the available content, questioning long-held beliefs that viewers prefer to channel surf and pursue more passive forms of TV viewing MarketWire

Element Trading Technologies Inc. Launches Television Advertising Campaign
Element Trading Technologies Inc. (PINKSHEETS: UTRM), a company which trains market traders to successfully trade stocks with the company's proprietary trading account, announced that the company's advertising campaign was launched today with television advertising and internet advertisements. The media buy includes sixty second commercials in selected markets on CNBC and nationwide on Fox News MarketWire

ePals(R) Announces World Elections Center for Students Around the Globe
ePals Corporation (TSX VENTURE: SLN), an education media company and the world's leading safe social learning network, today announced the launch of the ePals World Elections Center, designed to involve students in a range of interactive activities to help them learn about election processes, candidates and issues globally. MarketWire

BroadSoft to Announce Q3 Fiscal Results on November 5, 2012
BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT) announced today that it will report financial results for the third quarter 2012 after market close on Monday, November 5, 2012. BroadSoft will hold a conference call on November 5, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) to discuss the Company's third quarter results. MarketWire

MMRGlobal Announces Expansive Health IT Patent & Licensing Initiative
MMRGlobal, Inc. (OTCBB: MMRF) (the "Company" or "MMR") today announced that it had received a Notice of Allowance, U.S. Serial No. 13/352,026 (the "NOA"), from the United States Patent and Trademark Office which expands the Company's "Method and System for Providing Online Medical Records MarketWire

Engage at Every Stage: The New Mobile Marketing Mandate
The desire to engage at every stage of the customer lifecycle has always been the unrealized goal of savvy marketers, but this may no longer be the case. Marketers are putting mobile interaction in the hands of consumers and finding clever, gratifying ways to add value to every aspect of the brand experience, reports the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council in a new study released today. MarketWire

Endeavour Silver Corp.: Illegal Work Stoppage at El Cubo Lease Facilities
Endeavour Silver Corp. (TSX: EDR)(NYSE: EXK)(FRANKFURT: EJD) announces that an illegal work stoppage is now underway that is currently blocking Company management and subsidiaries personnel from accessing certain facilities held under lease near the El Cubo mine located in the state of Guanajuato, Mexico. To date, the blockade has been relatively peaceful. MarketWire

Marin Software Finds Consumers Embrace Facebook Ads for Holiday Shopping
Marin Software, provider of the leading digital ad management platform for advertisers and agencies, today announced its "Online Marketer's Guide for the Holidays," a study of holiday trend data culled from the company's more than 1,800 advertisers. Report findings show holiday season consumers incorporate Facebook ads in their hunt for holiday deals in a manner similar to paid search MarketWire

X-Change Corporation Partners With W.W. Grainger, Inc. for Worldwide Distribution of Sales
X-Change Corporation (OTCQB: XCHC) announced today that Guardian Telecom, Inc. has executed a supplier agreement with W.W. Grainger, Inc. for worldwide distribution of Guardian's Products and services. MarketWire

Applied DNA Sciences and 3SI Use DNA to Protect Teller Stations
Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (OTCBB: APDN), (Twitter: @APDN), a provider of DNA-based anti-counterfeiting technology and product authentication solutions, announced today that 3SI Security Systems is expanding its use of APDN's SigNature® DNA evidence marking product into 3SI smoke and dye cash protection systems used across Europe MarketWire

DigitalGlobe Unveils Integrated Cloud Services Platform for Government and Commercial Customers
DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), a leading global provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions, publicly unveiled its My DigitalGlobe cloud services platform at GEOINT 2012, the nation's largest intelligence event. MarketWire

SEFE Finalizes Preparation for Balloon Testing Program
SEFE, Inc. (OTCQB: SEFE) (OTCBB: SEFE) (the "Company"), a sustainability company engaged in offering innovative, pioneering solutions for the world's energy needs, today announces the completion of preparations for its initial balloon testing program at the ranch test site in Laramie, Wyoming MarketWire

MYOS Announces That MYO-X Is Now Available Online at GNC.com
MYOS Corporation (OTCBB: MYOS), a company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of muscle health and performance therapeutic products, announced today that its premiere distributor, MHP, recently launched MYO-X™, and it is now available through the website of nutrition retail powerhouse, GNC MarketWire

BBSI Sets Third Quarter 2012 Conference Call for Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 12:00 p.m. ET
Barrett Business Services, Inc. ("BBSI") (NASDAQ: BBSI), a leading provider of business management solutions, will conduct a conference call on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern time (9:00 a.m. Pacific time) to discuss its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012 MarketWire

Schawk, Inc. Launches ColorDrive, the Industry's First Cloud-Based, Print-Quality Management Platform
Schawk, Inc. (NYSE: SGK), a leading provider of brand development and deployment services, enabling companies of all sizes to connect their brands with consumers, announced that it has launched ColorDrive, the industry's first cloud-based, print-quality management platform. MarketWire

Melissa Data Launches Personator to Reduce Fraud and Data Entry Errors in Ecommerce Applications
Melissa Data, a leading provider of contact data quality and direct marketing solutions, today announced Personator, an integrated data quality Web service designed to provide identity verification and fraud prevention for ecommerce applications. Personator does this by offering the unique ability to determine whether associations between different elements, such as name and address, are correct MarketWire

Visionary Integration Professionals to Provide Enhanced HP Software Support
Visionary Integration Professionals (VIP) announced that it has joined HP's Authorized Services Management Partner - Software (ASMP-S) program MarketWire

Centrify Offers Affordable Trade-Up Plan to Its Industry Leading Solution for Active Directory-Based Security and Management of Cross-Platform Systems
Centrify Corporation, the leading provider of security and compliance solutions that centrally control, secure and audit access to cross-platform systems, mobile devices and applications, today announced the Centrify Trade-Up Program, which offers organizations various incentives for previously purchased alternative products when migrating to Centrify's solutions prior to June 30, 2013 MarketWire

Chimera Energy Corp. Appoints New CEO
Chimera Energy Corp. (OTCBB: CHMR) today announced the appointment of Baldemar Rios as Chimera's new Chairman and CEO. Mr. Rios has more than 30 years' experience in a diverse range of energy related industries. For the last several months Mr. Rios has been working directly with PEMEX on Chimera's Non-Hydraulic Extraction technology. MarketWire

Accelerated Rehabilitation Centers Acquires Newsome Physical Therapy, Premier Physical Therapy, and WorkSport Rehabilitation Services
Accelerated Holdings, LLC, together with its affiliates and related companies (collectively, "Accelerated") is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisitions of Newsome Physical Therapy ("Newsome"), Premier Physical Therapy ("Premier"), and WorkSport Rehabilitation Services ("WorkSport"), adding 29 clinics to its platform. MarketWire

Turquoise Hill Resources Provides Update on Oyu Tolgoi Project
As construction at the Oyu Tolgoi Project is essentially complete and initial production is anticipated in the near term, Turquoise Hill Resources (TSX: TRQ)(NYSE: TRQ)(NASDAQ: TRQ) today provided investors an update on key elements of the project's development. MarketWire

Sunshine Biopharma Receives Scale-Up Manufacturing Protocol for Its Lead Anti-Cancer Compound, Adva-27a
Sunshine Biopharma Inc MarketWire

GroveWare Technologies' MobiTask Solution to Provide an Inspection Reporting Tool to the Largest Independent Wood Products Inspection and Testing Agency in the U.S.
GroveWare Technologies Ltd. (OTCQB: GROVD) and Conyers, GA based Timber Products Inspection Inc. (TP) have concluded a contract to install and implement GroveWare's MobiTask™ inspection software designed to streamline its inspection process, enhance quality assurance through reduced data error, and improve the timeliness, while reducing the costs, associated with its inspections reporting MarketWire

Acquisition of Non-Operated Interests
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Connectivity Wireless Provides DAS to 15 Hospitals and Clinics
Connectivity Wireless Solutions, a nationwide leader in in-building wireless solutions, today announced the achievement of a major milestone by deploying distributed antenna systems (DAS) to expand in-building wireless coverage and capacity to 15 facilities, covering more than 20 million square feet of space in hospitals and healthcare settings in year to date 2012. MarketWire

Acer Iconia W510 Tablet PC With Windows 8 Is a Triple Threat Convertible
Editor's Summary: Acer Iconia W510 tablet PC delivers ultimate flexibility and performance in three different modes for an optimum experience with touch, typing and viewing 10 MarketWire

H.B. Halicki's Original Gone in 60 Seconds Available on Blu-ray & DVD Combo Pack on October 16, 2012
Halicki Films and Anderson Merchandisers proudly announce the Blu-ray & DVD Combo Pack release of H.B. Halicki's Original Gone in 60 Seconds! MarketWire

Intersil Corporation Reports Preliminary Third Quarter 2012 Revenue and Schedules Results on October 24th
Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL) today reported preliminary revenue for its third quarter ended September 28, 2012. MarketWire

Omega Commercial Finance Corp Signs LOI for Acquisition of Financial Planning Firm With $10MM Top-Line Revenue
Omega Commercial Finance Corp. (OTCQB: OCFN) announces the signing of a Letter of Intent for the acquisition of a thriving, privately held national financial services company and RIA with $20MM in AUM, top-line revenue of $10 million, with a 2012 projected net profit of approximately $1.5 million for a total purchase price of $20 million through a share exchange agreement MarketWire

Guardian 8 Hires Rojas for Customer Expertise
Guardian 8 Corporation, a wholly owned operating subsidiary of Guardian 8 Holdings (OTCQB: GRDH), announced today that the company has hired Jose Rojas, former VP of Customer Service at TASER® International, to lead the Customer Support department at Guardian 8 and provide assistance in the company's international sales efforts. Rojas began his engagement at Guardian 8 on October 1, 2012. MarketWire

Museum Computer Network Announces MCN Pro Workshop Series in Partnership With LearningTimes
Museum Computer Network (MCN) is proud to introduce the MCN Pro Workshop Series, a series of how-to online workshops brought to you by MCN and produced by LearningTimes. MarketWire

Anametrix Introduces Multichannel Campaign Analytics for Optimizing Return on Marketing Investment (ROMI)
Anametrix, the first cloud-based, real-time digital analytics platform, optimizes return on marketing investment (ROMI) with a new Campaign Analytics product that provides B2C marketers a holistic view of marketing mix performance MarketWire

Davinci Virtual Office Solutions Completes Expansion to Accommodate Rapid Growth
Davinci Virtual, a global provider of virtual office solutions, has announced the completion of its office space addition to house the company's subsidiary Davincimeetingrooms.com. The newly built workspace accommodates over 25 work stations and related common areas. MarketWire

Anametrix Secures $4.4 Million in Series A Funding From TVC Capital
Anametrix, the first cloud-based, real-time digital analytics platform, announces a $4.4 million Series A funding round from TVC Capital, a San Diego-based growth equity fund focused on the investment in and acquisition of software and software-enabled service firms. MarketWire

AeroScout Transforms Worker Safety With Innovative Wi-Fi RFID Evacuation Monitoring Solution
AeroScout®, a leading provider of Enterprise Visibility Solutions, today announced a new Evacuation Monitoring solution for improving worker safety and operational efficiency for organizations that might have emergency events MarketWire

Oracle Financial Services Launches Governance and Compliance Management, and Operational Risk Analytics
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Carrier Support Strong for Transponder Truck Screening and Expanded Functionality
In a recent survey of more than 800 motor carriers Help Inc. found strong support for the security, reliability and integrity of PrePass transponders for screening trucks. Electronic preclearance ranked as the most important technology for creating industry efficiency, with 84 percent of respondents saying that PrePass is important or very important for their operations MarketWire

netTALK.com Teams With Broadcast International to Offer New OTT Service
Broadcast International (OTCQB: BCST) and netTALK.com (OTCQB: NTLK) have teamed to provide a triple play OTT video for netTALK's 1,000,000+ subscribers. The announcement was made jointly today from Salt Lake City, UT and Miami, FL. MarketWire

College for Financial Planning Offers Students Flexible and Affordable Degree Options
Finance students and professionals who attend the College For Financial Planning (CFFP), the nation's premier provider of financial education and the originator of the Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) education program, now have access to a more flexible and affordable post-graduate education MarketWire

Symantec Helps Businesses Accelerate Mobile Adoption by Enabling Developers to Build Trusted Enterprise Ready Apps
MobileCON 2012 -- Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced new offerings to help businesses accelerate their mobility initiatives MarketWire

Green Hills Software to Exhibit at SAE Convergence 2012 in Detroit, MI
Green Hills Software, the largest independent vendor of embedded software solutions, will demonstrate its latest embedded software solutions in booth #416 at the SAE Convergence Exhibition and Conference in Detroit, MI, during the week of October 16, 2012. Green Hills Software offers solutions for the development of all the major subsystems of automotive electronics MarketWire

Florida Medicare Contractor Now Covers VisionCare's Telescope Implant for End-Stage Macular Degeneration
VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Inc., a developer of advanced visual prosthetic devices, today announced that First Coast Service Options, Inc., Medicare administrative contractor for Florida, established a local coverage determination (LCD) that allows patients with untreatable end-stage age-related macular degeneration access to the Implantable Miniature Telescope (IMT™ by Dr MarketWire

Tone Launches Free Microsoft Lync Monitoring Tool to Manage QoS
Tone Software Corporation, a leading provider of comprehensive voice quality and network monitoring and management software for converged telecommunications and IT infrastructures, today announced the immediate availability of its free ReliaTel® Lync Monitoring Tool, an easily accessible solution to manage the quality of critical services within the Lync UC environment. MarketWire

Ceradyne CEO Receives Prestigious ACerS Award
Ceradyne, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDN) announced that Joel P. Moskowitz, the company's President and CEO, has received from the American Ceramic Society (ACerS) a Distinguished Life Membership Award in recognition of his service to the society and his role in promoting structural ceramics in both academic and commercial settings MarketWire

Adaptive Planning Introduces New Enterprise Features With Fall 2012 Release
Adaptive Planning, the worldwide leader in cloud-based corporate performance management (CPM) solutions for companies and nonprofits of all sizes, today announced its Fall 2012 Release, which introduces powerful new capabilities to support collaborative planning and approval processes for companies with large and complex organizational structures MarketWire

Porticor Honored as Gold Award Winner in Annual 2012 Golden Bridge Awards for Encryption Key Management Innovations
MarketWire

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. Announces Early Results of Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation and Notice of Redemption of Notes
Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CWST) (the "Company"), a vertically-integrated solid waste, recycling and resource management services company, announced today the early results of its previously announced cash tender offer and consent solicitation (the "Offer") with respect to the 11% Senior Second Lien Notes due 2014 (CUSIP Number 147448AD6) (the "Notes") of the Company. MarketWire

Scottsdale Cosmetic Dentist Preserves Tooth Structure With Conservative Smile Makeover
According to a recent study from the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), 99.7 percent of Americans believe a smile is an important social asset; however, over half of all American adults are unhappy with the appearance of their teeth. Dr MarketWire

Coal Output of Inner Mongolia Reaches 680 Million Metric Tons in First Eight Months of 2012, Up 11.5% Year-Over-Year, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources China (Beijing, China) -- The coal output of Inner Mongolia reached 680 million metric tons (MMT) in the first eight months of 2012, an increase of 70.39 MMT, or 11.5% year-over-year. The coal output in August 2012 reached 79.5 MMT, a drop of 3.45 MMT, or 4% year-over-year; compared with the output in July 2012, the output dropped 4.47 MMT or 5 MarketWire

Painful Drought Tests Hydropower Facilities in Western, Midwest U.S., an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The Salina Pumped Storage Hydro Station, which is located in Salina, Oklahoma, and is operated by the Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA) (Vinita, Oklahoma), is just one of the many hydro facilities in the Midwest and Western U.S. regions affected by this year's ongoing severe drought MarketWire

4medica Solution Helps Labs Respond to New Stage 2 Meaningful Use Criteria
4medica today announced availability of its LOINC® Mapping Services to help labs address physician order requirements in the recently released Stage 2 Meaningful Use final rule. 4medica provides the industry's leading cloud-based clinical integration platform and solutions. MarketWire

Lattice Semiconductor Schedules Q3 2012 Conference Call
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) today announced that it will hold a conference call on October 18, 2012 to discuss the Company's financial results for the third quarter 2012 and business outlook for the fourth quarter 2012. MarketWire

Portland Plastic Surgeons Celebrate National Breast Reconstruction Day
The Waldorf Center for Plastic Surgery, a center for plastic surgery in Portland, values education to empower their patients. October 17, 2012 will mark the first time Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day is celebrated in the United States. BRA Day is a day of activism that focuses on patient awareness, patient education, and patient access in regard to post-mastectomy breast reconstruction MarketWire

Esencia Estate Inaugurates New Mayan Era of Love With Purifying Ritual Kukulkan at Its Aroma Spa
As an era of Mayan myth nears its completion, Esencia Estate's eco-friendly Aroma Spa is celebrating the end of the Mayan calendar with a new, rejuvenating Ritual Kukulkan. Rooted in Mayan tradition, the three-day ancient ritual is an act of purification, introspection and renewal meant to transport the soul to an elevated consciousness in tune with the era of love. MarketWire

Top Explosives Trace Detection Expert Joins Implant Sciences
Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, today announced today the appointment of Dr. Hacene Boudries as Director of Technology, marking the latest in a series of high-level industry experts added to Implant Sciences' management team. MarketWire

Life Experience Degrees From Almeda University Reflect Rapid Evolution of Online Learning
As the presidential election in the United States nears, many Americans remain focused on the rising costs and debt incurred by higher education expenses. While these concerns may impact voter decisions, others are embracing the more affordable option that online education provides MarketWire

Rick Daniels: How to Revitalize Local Economies as Shopping Malls Weaken
Although temperatures reached their peak in Southern California desert communities this summer, few residents sought the indoor comfort, leisure and commerce that local shopping malls offer. The decline in shopping mall success in the Palm Springs and Coachella Valley areas, recently highlighted in a MyDesert MarketWire

QMedRx: Scholarships to Boost Pharmaceutical Education
U.S. Politics Today reports that Cardinal Health, a medical company, has donated almost $1 million in scholarship funding to eight different pharmacy schools. Made through the Cardinal Health Pharmacy Scholarship Program, these funds represent the company's dedication to the future of the industry, as it is committed to assisting in the education of up and coming pharmacists MarketWire

ReproSource Comments on Advances in IVF
For couples attempting to conceive, there are few things more disheartening than the thought one or both partners might be infertile. While infertility is a very real problem for many men and women, there are numerous medical procedures that offer hope to those couples desiring to conceive -- with in vitro fertilization, or IVF, ranking high on the list MarketWire

Hisense Picks Tensilica's HiFi Audio/Voice DSP and Software Codecs for DTVs
Tensilica®, Inc. today announced that Hisense Company Ltd., of Qingdao, China, is using the Tensilica HiFi Audio/Voice DSP (digital signal processor) to do all of the audio decoding and post processing in its new SOCs (system on chips) for DTV (digital televisions) MarketWire

Chinese Operator Selects Evolving Systems' Dynamic SIM Allocation(TM) Solution
Enabling number choice and tariff selection directly through the handset Allowing wider distribution of SIM cards to support marketing initiatives Improving number efficiency and reducing network costs Evolving Systems, Inc MarketWire

RTM Consulting to Present on Designing and Deploying a Centralized Resource Management Office at Technology Services World
Cincinnati-based RTM Consulting, the leading provider of Services Business Optimization Solutions for consulting, professional and support services organizations in the IT sector, today announced they will co-present with their client Informatica Corporation at Technology Services World (TSW) 2012 Service Transformations Conference, October 15 - 17 at the Mirage Resort in Las Vegas MarketWire

HS Brands International Opens in Italy and Extends Loss Prevention Into Europe
HS Brands International (Service Sleuth and The Mershimer Group) opens another office in Italy. The Italian office will be run by Giuseppe Beatrice, President, Europe - South. "I am very excited to announce that HS Brands will have an office in Italy to expand our global mystery shopping and loss prevention business," says Beatrice. MarketWire

DocFinity Launches New Website
DocFinity, a provider of enterprise content management (ECM) and business process management (BPM) software to the insurance, healthcare, higher education, and other industries, has launched a new website to more effectively present the evolving breadth, sophistication, and comprehensiveness of the system. MarketWire

CNR Announces the Appointment of a Non-Executive Director
China Metro-Rural Holdings Limited (NYSE MKT: CNR) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. HUI Wan Fai, Eddie ("Eddie" or "Mr. HUI") as a Non-Executive Director with effect from October 4, 2012. MarketWire

Zenoss Raises $25 Million in Funding
Zenoss, Inc., a leading provider of unified IT operations software for physical, virtual, and cloud-based IT infrastructure, announced the closing of $25 million in Series C funding led by growth equity investor Summit Partners MarketWire

Publishers Clearing House Launches Second "The Give Back" Charity Event on Facebook
Publishers Clearing House (PCH), widely known as a leader in multi-channel direct marketing, today announced the launch of the second charitable giving program called "The Give Back." First launched in 2011, "The Give Back" is a charity-based Facebook campaign where the fans are put in control MarketWire

Cadence Signoff Solution Produces Time-to-Market Advantage for STMicroelectronics
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, announced today that STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, slashed multiple weeks from its design schedule on a 28-nanometer system-on-chip (SoC) by switching to the Cadence® signoff solution MarketWire

PeopleClues Announces Release of New White Paper on the Importance of Delivering a Positive Candidate Experience
PeopleClues, an industry leader in workplace assessments, today announced the release of its new white paper, "C'mon Get Happy: Create a People-Pleasing Candidate Experience and Showcase a Positive Progressive Employment Brand MarketWire

Government Agencies Can Now Better Meet Their Big Data Needs, Thanks to a Technology Alliance Partnership Between NetApp and Data Tactics Corporation
Government agencies and commercial enterprises are inundated with both structured and unstructured data that they must analyze, extract essential information from, and act on, all under extreme time pressure. Doing this in a cloud environment with a solution that has both a big-data infrastructure and state-of-the-art analytics capabilities hasn't been an option -- until now. MarketWire

Connotate and Luminoso to Share Best Practices for Collecting and Analyzing Web Data
Connotate, Inc., the leading provider of solutions that help organizations gather and organize data from the Web, today announced details of its forthcoming webinar, "Know Your Market -- Know Your Customer: What Web Data Reveals if You Know Where and How to Look MarketWire

MediaPlatform One of 100 Companies That Matter Most in Online Video
MediaPlatform, Inc., the enterprise video software company, has been named to Streaming Media Magazine's second annual list of "The 100 Companies that Matter Most in Online Video MarketWire

Chem-Dry Carpet Cleaning Franchise Welcomes Texas, Georgia, Connecticut Partners
Chem-Dry, the world's largest carpet cleaning company and a highly rated franchise system, welcomes five new franchise partners in three target locations: suburban Atlanta; Hartford, Conn.; and Fort Worth, Texas. MarketWire

Magnolia Solar Awarded $750,000 Phase II STTR Program by the United States Air Force
Magnolia Solar Corporation (OTCBB: MGLT) ("Magnolia Solar"), developer of revolutionary thin-film solar cell technologies employing nanostructured materials and designs, announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Magnolia Solar, Inc., received a $750,000 Phase II award from the United States Air Force as part of the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program MarketWire

Ardo UK Reduces Annual Lighting-Related Energy Costs by 97% With Digital Lumens Intelligent LED Lighting System
Digital Lumens today announced that Ardo UK, a leading supplier of high-quality frozen fruit, vegetables and carbohydrates (potato, rice and pasta), has upgraded an 80,000-cubic-meter mobile racking cold storage facility in Kent, England to the Digital Lumens Intelligent Lighting System, saving 97% of its lighting-related energy costs annually MarketWire

Ardo UK Mobile Racking Facility Reduces Annual Lighting-Related Energy Costs by 97% With Digital Lumens Intelligent LED Lighting System
Digital Lumens today announced that Ardo UK, a leading supplier of high-quality frozen fruit, vegetables and carbohydrates (potato, rice and pasta), has upgraded an 80,000-cubic-meter mobile racking cold storage facility in Kent, England to the Digital Lumens Intelligent Lighting System, saving 97% of its lighting-related energy costs annually MarketWire

REMINDER: Meeting of the Minds 2012: Challenging Old Paradigms With Urban Innovations and Fresh Ideas From Around the World
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) MarketWire

MedeFile International Completes Reverse Stock Split
MedeFile International, Inc. (OTCQB: MDFI), a leader in Internet-enabled Personal Health Record (iPHR) management solutions, today announced that the previously announced 1-for-5000 reverse split of its issued and outstanding common shares went effective today, October 9, 2012 MarketWire

Scribe and Znode Partner to Bring ERP and CRM Data Integration to Multi-Store Ecommerce
Znode provides an advanced ecommerce software platform for creating relevant online shopping experiences. It allows clients to quickly create compelling and engaging personalized experiences that exceed customer expectations, result in higher conversions and allow for faster speed to revenue MarketWire

Ericsson and STMicroelectronics comment on speculations regarding ST-Ericsson
Following recent speculations in the marketregarding the future of ST-Ericsson,the 50/50 joint venture between Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and STMicroelectronics(NYSE: STM), Ericsson and STMicroelectronics make the following comments. MarketWire

Tampa Bay Vein Specialist on Multiple BOTOX(R) Cosmetic Uses
Many people choose to receive BOTOX® injections in order to smooth wrinkles and cosmetically enhance their facial features; however, BOTOX® Cosmetic can be used for a number of other purposes. Dr. Jeffrey A MarketWire

Annapolis Cosmetic Dentistry Practice Takes Comprehensive Approach to TMJ Treatment
According to a recent statistic from the National Institute for Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), temporomandibular joint disorder, commonly referred to as TMJ disorder, is the second most commonly occurring musculoskeletal condition resulting in pain and disability, affecting approximately 10 million Americans MarketWire

Breaking Down the Facelift With Toronto Plastic Surgeon Dr. Lawrence Tong
According to the most recent statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), facelifts are the fifth most popular cosmetic surgical procedure, with almost 120,000 performed in 2011. Having increased in demand by over five percent, Dr MarketWire

New Market Research Report -- High Gasoline Prices Drive Market for Natural Gas Vehicles
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of "Global Markets for Natural Gas Vehicle Components," to their collection of market reports. MarketWire

Orthodontist in New Jersey on Importance of Visiting Orthodontist at an Early Age
Aesthetic dental issues such as overcrowded and crooked teeth can be difficult to manage and can greatly affect self-confidence. These conditions can become harder to repair as age progresses, which is why visiting an orthodontist early on is essential to sustain a healthy smile. Dr MarketWire

Smith & Associates Appoints Minji Hong as Managing Director, Korea
Smith & Associates, the industry leader in global electronics distribution, today announces the appointment of Minji Hong to the role of Managing Director, Korea. In this position, Minji will oversee the operation and management of Smith's Seoul office and undertake strategies for its growth and continued success. MarketWire

New Market Research Report -- Burger King Bacon Sundae -- The Wacky World of Food Creation
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Innovations in Food and Drink Flavors," to their collection of market reports. MarketWire

WANdisco Appoints Dirk Christiansen as Vice President of Marketing
WANdisco (LSE: WAND), a leading provider of Apache Subversion based software and services for the enterprise and a corporate contributor to the Subversion project, today announced that Dirk Christiansen has joined the company as vice president of marketing. He will report to David Richards, CEO of WANdisco. MarketWire

Nutanix Partners With Mason IT to Deliver EMEA's First SAN-Free, Zero-Carbon Private Cloud
Nutanix (www.nutanix.com), the provider of scalable converged data centre systems for virtualised workload, today announced at VMworld Barcelona, Mason IT as their first cloud service provider in EMEA. Mason IT, a private cloud provider and Value Added Reseller (VAR), will utilise Nutanix cluster within their own data centres and provide on-premise solutions for their customers. MarketWire

AIIM Report Finds Cloud Conflict Looming as Business Managers Choose to Ignore IT Concerns
New research from AIIM, the global community of information professionals, exposes a battle being played out by business users and IT departments as the adoption of cloud computing accelerates MarketWire

NetApp and Desktone Deliver Secure, Multi-Tenant Desktops as a Service for Service Providers
NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) and Desktone, Inc. announced today a solution that simplifies the delivery of virtual desktops as a service (DaaS). The solution helps service providers avoid the common challenges of virtual desktop deployment by reducing startup costs, removing design and management complexity, and improving performance MarketWire

VOO Selects ADVA Optical Networking and Arcadiz Telecom for Belgian ROADM Network
ADVA Optical Networking SE /VOO Selects ADVA Optical Networking and Arcadiz Telecom for Belgian ROADMNetwork. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. MarketWire

Colt Builds Cloud-Hosted Virtual Desktops With VCE Vblock Systems and Atlantis ILIO Diskless VDI
VMworld 2012 -- Atlantis Computing, a leader in VDI storage and performance optimization solutions, today announced that Colt Technology Services has built a VMware View based virtual desktop infrastructure to support up to 20,000 desktops MarketWire

Satellite Earth-Observation: Faster, Cheaper, Better
NSR's Global Satellite-Based Earth Observation (EO), 4th Edition report points to an industry in transition that is considerably improving its value-proposition MarketWire

AMD-Based HP Servers Shatter Performance Record by 40 Percent
VMworld 2012 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that a cluster of HP ProLiant BL465c Gen8 servers utilizing AMD Opteron™ 6200 Series processors has achieved the highest VMmark® 2.1 score ever posted, representing a 40 percent increase over the next best score MarketWire

New AMD Z-Series APU for Tablets Enables Immersive Experience for Upcoming Microsoft Windows 8 Platforms
AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced its latest entry in the performance tablet and small form factor PC market with the AMD Z-60 Accelerated Processing Unit (APU). The AMD Z-60 is AMD's lowest power APU, delivering unprecedented performance and AMD AllDay™ power for tablet form factors as thin as 10mm MarketWire

Quaterra's JV Partner Grande Portage Announces 11.58 Meters of 24.37 Grams Per Tonne Gold at Herbert Glacier
Quaterra Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE: QTA)(NYSE MKT: QMM)(NYSE Amex: QMM) today announced its joint venture partner Grande Portage Resources Ltd. has released new assay results from four additional diamond drill holes from the Deep Trench vein and six from the Main Vein on its Herbert Glacier gold project located 30 kilometers north of Juneau, Alaska. MarketWire

Stratus Technologies Announces Conference Call for FY2013 Second Quarter Financial Results
Stratus Technologies Bermuda Holdings Ltd. (together with its consolidated subsidiaries, "Stratus" or the "Company"), a global provider of uptime assurance, today announced that it will release financial results for its second quarter ended August 26, 2012 on Thursday, October 11th, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. A conference call will be held on the same day, October 11, 2012, at 1:30 p.m MarketWire

Healthcare Services Group, Inc. Reports Results for the Three and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2012 & Declares Increased Third Quarter 2012 Cash Dividend
Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCSG) reported that revenues for the three months ended September 30, 2012 increased over 24% to $272,681,000 compared to $218,929,000 for the same 2011 period. Net income for the three months ended September 30, 2012 increased over 15% to $11,517,000 or $0 MarketWire

STOPSignsandMore.com Now Offers ADA Signs, Braille Signs, and Tactile Signs for Schools
STOPSignsandMore.com, which has been manufacturing signs in California since 1948, offers official ADA Signs, Braille Signs, and Tactile Signs for schools and government agencies enabling them to be in compliance with state and federal regulations. MarketWire

Vicor Corporation Conference Call Notification
Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today released instructions for its quarterly investor conference call, which will be held on Tuesday, October 23, 2012, beginning promptly at 5:00 p.m. (Eastern). Patrizio Vinciarelli, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer, and James A MarketWire

Edwards Lifesciences to Host Earnings Conference Call on October 19, 2012
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, plans to announce its operating results for the quarter ended September 30, 2012 after the market closes on Friday, October 19, 2012 and will host a conference call at 5:00 p.m. ET that day to discuss its results. MarketWire

GOGL - Issuance and cancellation of Share Options
Golden Ocean Group Limited (the "Company") announces the issuance of 4,500,000 share options awarded to certain of the Company's Directors and employees. At the same time the share option program issued in July 2010 of 2,750,000 options is cancelled in order to reduce the total cost of the option program for the Company GlobeNewswire

Contemplated private placement in Dannemora Mineral of SEK 130-150 million
CONTEMPLATED PRIVATE PLACEMENT IN DANNEMORA MINERAL OF SEK 130-150 MILLION GlobeNewswire

Thomson Reuters Positioned In The Leaders Quadrant For Enterprise Governance, Risk And Compliance Platforms Magic Quadrant
Recognized for completeness of vision and ability to execute for its Accelus Suite GlobeNewswire

ETC SIMULATION CONTRACTED BY UNITED STATES AIR FORCE EUROPE (USAFE) TO DELIVER ADMS TRAINING SYSTEM
GlobeNewswire

PropThink: Lower Dificid Price Doesn't Resonate With Analysts; OPTR Could Trade Lower
By David Moskowitz GlobeNewswire

Neste Oil's financial reporting in 2013
Neste Oil CorporationStock Exchange Release9 October 2012 at 3.30 pm (EET) GlobeNewswire

Basware signs service agreement with leading building materials company in Finland
Basware Corporation, stock exchange release, October 9, 2012 at 15:30Basware signs service agreement with leading building materials company in FinlandBasware will supply extensive e-invoicing and invoice automation solutions as a service to a leading building materials company in Finland GlobeNewswire

Ahlstrom to publish January-September 2012 interim report on October 22, 2012
Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE October 9, 2012 at 13.00 GlobeNewswire

Orion upgrades full-year outlook for 2012
  ORION CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 9 October 2012 at 13:30 EEST GlobeNewswire

STMicroelectronics : Ericsson and STMicroelectronics comment on speculations regarding ST-Ericsson
C2692CEricsson and STMicroelectronics comment on speculations regarding ST-Ericsson GlobeNewswire

Solvay and SIBUR form a joint venture to produce surfactants and oilfield process chemicals
London, 9 October 2012, at noon GlobeNewswire

aap Implantate AG extends the contracts of their board members until 2015
aap Implantate AG /aap Implantate AG extends the contracts of their board members until 2015. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Invitation to presentation of interim report for the third quarter 2012
Nobia will publish its interim report for the third quarter 2012 on 26 October at 7.30 CET. A webcasted telephone conference will be held the same day at 9.00 CET. GlobeNewswire

Invitation - SEB's interim report January - September 2012
SEB's interim report January - September 2012 will be announced on Thursday, 25 October, at 07:00 (Swedish time). In addition presentations and the Fact Book will be available on www.sebgroup.com/ir.You are invited to participate in the following presentations during the reporting day. GlobeNewswire

Invitation to Transmode's Interim Report presentation on 23 October
Stockholm, Sweden - 09October 2012 GlobeNewswire

Orion invites analysts and media to Q3 news conference on Tuesday 23 October 2012
ORION CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 9 OCTOBER 2012 at 9.55 AM EEST GlobeNewswire

Van Lanschot successfully issues € 500 million of senior unsecured bonds
On 8 October 2012, Van Lanschot issued € 500 million of senior unsecured bonds, attracting exceptionally high interest from institutional investors. GlobeNewswire

The Environmental authority NTM- centralen in Northern Österbotten has approved the commissioning of a pipeline for excess water from the Laiva mine
PRESS RELEASE, 09 October 2012 GlobeNewswire

ING to sell ING Direct UK to Barclays
Savings and mortgage business to be transferred to Barclays   GlobeNewswire

The Laiva mine produced 78 kilos of gold during September 2012
PRESS RELEASE, 09 October 2012 GlobeNewswire

IQE's compound semiconductor on silicon laser materials enable next generation hard disk drive technology
GlobeNewswire

Tessenderlo Group has the intention to sell its pharmaceutical ingredients activities
Tessenderlo Group (NYSE Euronext: TESB) announced today that it has the intention to sell its pharmaceutical ingredients activities, Farchemia and Calaire Chimie, to International Chemical Investors Group (ICIG), a private industrial holding company. The sale concerns two production sites in France and Italy. GlobeNewswire

Publicis Groupe S.A. to request the AFM approval of the Offer Document in respect of the Intended Recommended Public Cash Offer in due course
This is a joint press release by LBi International N.V. ("LBi") and Publicis Groupe S.A GlobeNewswire

Vizrt Signs USD 371,000 Deal with a Scandinavian Broadcaster
Bergen, Norway, October 09, 2012. Vizrt Ltd. (Oslo Main List: VIZ) GlobeNewswire

TiGenix : publication of Cx601 Phase I/IIa study in International Journal of Colorectal Disease
Regulated informationOctober 9, 2012 GlobeNewswire

Clariant AG : Clariant doubles its production capacity for environmentally compatible flame retardants
Clariant AG /Clariant AG : Clariant doubles its production capacity for environmentally compatible flame retardants . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

ARCADIS WINS A MAJOR METRO EXTENSION PROJECT IN TOULOUSE, FRANCE
October 9, 2012 - ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), a leading international consultancy, design, engineering and management services company, today announced that it has been awarded a contract to provide engineering, procurement and construction managementservices for the civil works on the extension of the line B of the Metro System in Toulouse, France GlobeNewswire

Regulated information - Ageas and BNP Paribas: notification
In accordance with the rules on financial transparency, BNP Paribas sent a notification on 4 October advising that, on 1 October 2012, its interest has fallen below the statutory threshold of 3% of the shares issued by Ageas and reached 2.96%. GlobeNewswire

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