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PropThink: TRGT Reports Negative TC-5619 Results; Tax Selling May Pressure Through Year End
Targacept (NASDAQ:TRGT) announced Monday morning that its Phase II trial for TC-5619 in the treatment of inattentive-predominant attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHDi) did not meet its primary endpoint ACN Newswire

PropThink: Sale of GNOM to BGI-Shenzhen Disappointing But Inevitable
Complete Genomics (NASDAQ:GNOM) announced that it has reached buy-out terms with Chinese pharmaceutical company BGI-Shenzhen, in which GNOM will be sold for $117.6M, or $3.15/share. The offer comes at an 18% premium to Friday's $2.67 closing price ACN Newswire

Telefield Invests in a Distributor and Provider of Wireless Products and Solutions
Telefield International (Holdings) Limited ("Telefield," or the "Group;" stock code: 01143), a Hong Kong-based Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) manufacturer with growing distribution businesses, announced that it has entered into the Subscription Agreement (the "Agreement") with Fargo Telecom Holdings Limited ("Fargo Telecom"), Fargo Services (H.K ACN Newswire

CHAMA TECHNOLOGAES INC. (CHAMA) Enters Into USD $50,000,000 and Authorized up to $200 Million Equity Line Funding
CHAMA TECHNOLOGAES INC. (CHAMA) announced today that it has signed a Special Private Placement Agreement (SPPA) for USD $50,000,000 of equity line funding with Lambert Private Equity LLC (LAMBERT). The terms give CHAMA the right to increase the amount of the equity line funding up to $200,000,000, at CHAMA's discretion. MarketWire

BPO Services Leader Sutherland Wins Prestigious Best CIO Award
Sutherland Global Services, one of the world's largest companies specializing in business process outsourcing (BPO Services) and optimization solutions, has been named the recipient of the 2012 Best CIO for "Leveraging IT for Business Performance" Award in the Organizational Award category MarketWire

Telstra Global Taps Tekelec for New LTE Services
LTE Asia 2012 Booth #4 -- Telstra Global is offering LTE roaming services across the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region using Tekelec's Diameter Signaling Router (DSR). Tekelec's market-leading DSR is providing the diameter signaling hub for Telstra Global's IPX service announced last month MarketWire

Imaging3 Files Chapter 11
Imaging3™, Inc. (OTCBB: IMGG), developer of a breakthrough medical imaging device that produces 3D medical diagnostic images of virtually any part of the human body in real-time, announced today that on Thursday, September 13, 2012 the company filed a voluntary petition under chapter 11 of title 11 of the United States Code, 11 U.S.C.§§101 et seq MarketWire

Rhythm Interactive Presents 2012 Integrated Marketing Forum
Irvine-based digital marketing agency Rhythm Interactive presents the 2012 Integrated Marketing Forum on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 at the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity in Costa Mesa, Calif. MarketWire

HPIL Holding Announces Six New Subsidiary Companies
HPIL Holding (the "Company") (OTCQB: HPIL) is pleased to announce that it has organized six new subsidiary companies. Each of these subsidiary companies is wholly (100%) owned by the Company. The names of the new subsidiary companies are HPIL HEALTHCARE INC., HPIL ENERGYTECH INC., HPIL WORLDFOOD INC., HPIL REAL ESTATE INC., HPIL GLOBALCOM INC. and HPIL ART&CULTURE INC. MarketWire

Dr. Stephan Bour Joins Digital Infuzion as Executive Director, Clinical Informatics
Digital Infuzion, Inc. announced today that Dr. Stephan Bour has joined Digital Infuzion as Executive Director, Clinical Informatics. Dr. Bour will be responsible for articulating and implementing the company's strategy to apply "big data" concepts to clinical and primary care data. Dr MarketWire

Burns & McDonnell/CAS Constructors Team Fosters Partnership to Serve Communities and Intermodal Project
Construction is underway for a new wastewater-treatment system in southwestern Johnson County, Kan., a $16 million project designed to provide cost-effective service and enable growth in two communities while meeting demands of a massive new intermodal freight hub 25 miles southwest of Kansas City. MarketWire

PTGi Announces Repurchase of a Majority of 10% Notes
Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated (NYSE: PTGI) today announced that Primus Telecommunications Holding, Inc MarketWire

Elysian Valley Arts Collective Presents FROGTOWN ARTWALK, 2012
Date: September 22, 2012, 4-9 PMBlake Avenue, Los AngelesComplete event line-up & directions: www.frogtownarts.com The artists of Los Angeles's Elysian Valley, known as Frogtown, are pleased to announce the 7th annual FROGTOWN ARTWALK, a celebration of creativity and talent flourishing in the working class neighborhood along the LA River MarketWire

Nearly Twice as Many Young Adults Say They Would Rather Work on Wall Street Than Protest Against It
Generation Opportunity, the largest non-profit, non-partisan organization in the United States engaging and mobilizing young Americans (18-29 years old) on the important economic issues facing the nation, released new polling data today on Millennials on the one-year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement MarketWire

NBC's The Jimmy Lloyd Songwriter Showcase to Produce Live Songwriter-in-the-Round Series
The Jimmy Lloyd Songwriter Showcase, a nationally syndicated TV show on NBC's digital network, will begin producing live events to complement its televised platform to bring much needed attention to talented up-and-coming musicians. The series will feature three songwriters on stage, each in turn performing a song and talking about the story behind it and its genesis. MarketWire

Rosendin Electric Named One of the Top Workplaces for 2012 by The Oregonian Newspaper
Rosendin Electric (www.rosendin.com), one of the nation's largest private electrical contractors and a 100% employee-owned company, has been named a 2012 Top Workplace by The Oregonian newspaper. Rosendin Electric and other organizations chosen for similar honors were featured in the Top Workplaces section published Sunday, September 16, as well as on OregonLive.com. MarketWire

Panda Restaurant Group Raises $813,000 for Non-Profits at 14th Annual Charity Golf Invitational
Panda Restaurant Group, parent company of Panda Express and the nation's leader in Asian quick-service restaurants, raised more than $813,000 at the 14th Annual Panda Cares Charity Golf Invitational held Sept 13., benefiting Children's Hospital Los Angeles, City of Hope, "The Leader in Me" Program, Methodist Hospital in Arcadia and the Panda Charitable Foundation MarketWire

Worthington Industries Acquires Westerman Companies
Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE: WOR) announced today that its Pressure Cylinders segment has acquired the Westerman Companies, a manufacturer of tanks and pressure vessels for the oil and gas, nuclear and marine markets. The purchase price was $70 million, of which approximately $6 million went to pay down Westerman debt. MarketWire

CNH Appoints New CFO
CNH Global N.V. (NYSE: CNH), a global leader in the agricultural and construction equipment businesses, today announced that Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Camillo Rossotto, will resign on December 31, 2012, to pursue other interests. Following the Company's internal succession plans, Pablo Di Si will become CFO of CNH, effective January 1, 2013. MarketWire

OCZ Board Appoints Alex Mei as Interim CEO; Accepts Ryan Petersen's Resignation
OCZ Technology Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCZ), announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Alex Mei, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer as Interim CEO, effective immediately. Mr. Mei's appointment follows the Board's acceptance of Ryan Petersen's resignation as President, CEO and a director of the Company. Mr MarketWire

AMD Announces Chief Financial Officer Transition
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Thomas Seifert informed the company of his decision to resign as senior vice president and chief financial officer to pursue other opportunities. Devinder Kumar, senior vice president and corporate controller, will serve as interim chief financial officer while a search commences for Mr. Seifert's replacement MarketWire

JELD-WEN CFO to Resign
JELD-WEN announced today that Neil Stuart has resigned as the company's Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer effective September 28, 2012. JELD-WEN expects to name a successor shortly. MarketWire

Jerome Karam Talks About Plaza 28 Getting Set to Build 36 Rental Condominiums
Located on Coliseum Blvd. in Alexandria, Louisiana, Plaza 28 celebrated its grand opening just this past April. The opening, which marked the continued revival of retail and office fronts in the Alexandria area, was celebrated by the Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce via a special ribbon cutting ceremony MarketWire

TIM Establishes a Partnership With Linktel and Increases Wi-Fi Hotspots in Brazil
TIM announced an unprecedented partnership with Linktel Corporate, a Brazilian Wi-Fi carrier, aiming at increasing its TIM Wi-Fi cell site in 1,500 hotspots, and expected to reach a total of 10,000 hotspots in Brazil until the end of this year. MarketWire

Calling All Foodies -- You're "Gourd" to Love This Contest; Zehnder's Restaurant 4th Annual Squashtoberfest Entries Due September 21
There's still time to transform your favorite gourd in to a savory main dish, soup or sweet treat recipe. The Zehnder's of Frankenmuth Squashtoberfest Soup, Sweet and Savory contest is for home cooks and aspiring amateur chefs MarketWire

Seaport Capital Provides Strategic Investment to Net Access Corporation
Net Access Corporation, a leading provider of data center and managed services in the New Jersey and New York City Metro markets, announced today that it has received a strategic investment led by Seaport Capital, a private equity firm focused on investments in the communications, information technology, and business services sectors. MarketWire

AdCare Health Systems Files Resale Registration Statement
AdCare Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE MKT: ADK), a leading long-term care provider, announced that on September 14, 2012 it filed a resale registration statement on Form S-3 with the Securities and Exchange Commission MarketWire

MFI-Miami Calls on Wayne County Treasurer Raymond Wojtowicz to Pull Cancer Victim's Home From Tax Auction
On September 17, 2012, MFI-Miami President Steve Dibert called on Wayne County Treasurer Raymond Wojtowicz to withdraw cancer victim Kelly Parker's home in Detroit from pending tax auction until such time as a full investigation and an exact accounting of her tax payments from 2005 through 2010 can be completed. MarketWire

La Mancha Appoints New CFO
La Mancha Resources Inc. (TSX: LMA) ("La Mancha" or "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs. Iman Naguib as its Chief Financial Officer, effective September 17, 2012. MarketWire

Study Reports on Growing Maritime Industry in San Diego
A report released today detailed the growing impact of the Maritime Industry on the San Diego region MarketWire

Gold Horizons Mining Co. Ltd. (GKW) Seeks Listing on a UK Exchange
(FRANKFURT: GKW) ("Gold Horizons Mining Co. Ltd." or the "Company") -- On December 17, 2012 the (FSE) Frankfurt Stock Exchange Open Market will cease to exist and will be replaced by the Entry Standard Market. Gold Horizons Mining is pleased to announce for strategic positioning it will seek listing immediately on a UK Based Stock Exchange. MarketWire

New Business Intelligence Service for Bioscience Companies Announced
MichBio, the statewide non-profit, bioscience industry trade association, announced today the launch of MichBio Intel, a new advanced service to help emerging bioscience companies with their product development planning and commercialization efforts MarketWire

APAC Customer Services, Inc. to Hire 500 in Davenport, Iowa
APAC Customer Services, Inc., a leader in global outsourced services and solutions, announced today that it is planning to hire approximately 500 people in its Davenport, Iowa location. In tandem with an upcoming job fair, the site will also be holding a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of an additional 5,800 square ft. of capacity to accommodate the growth MarketWire

Transition Networks Highlights PoE Plus Portfolio at BICSI
Transition Networks Inc., the switching and conversion technology expert, a wholly owned subsidiary of Communications Systems, Inc MarketWire

Managed Hosting and Cloud Services Provider, OneNeck, to Sponsor Annual Governor's Celebration of Innovation Lifetime Achievement Award
Managed Hosting and Cloud Services provider, OneNeck, is pleased to announce the sponsorship of the Lifetime Achievement Award at this year's Arizona Technology Council's Governor's Celebration of Innovation (GCOI) event. The annual awards gala is Arizona's largest that honors Arizona's technology leaders and innovators. MarketWire

Farmers Insurance Launches an Eight-City Mobile Catastrophe Claims (MCC) Bus Tour to Celebrate the Eastern Expansion of Farmers Insurance Companies
Farmers Insurance Group of Companies® will launch an eight-city Farmers Mobile Catastrophe Claims (MCC) Bus tour on September 24 to celebrate Farmers' expansion into the Eastern U.S. MarketWire

Daknis Tax Service for Ministers Prepares Clergy and Pastor's Taxes, Partners With Page1 for Online Visibility
Daknis Tax Service for Ministers (DTSM), also known as the Pastor's Taxes Man, is a family-owned company that offers tax services to clergy and their families. MarketWire

AAMA-SV Connect Asia Conference: The Mobile Future
What:2012 Connect Asia Conference: The Mobile Future Conference focus: U.S./China/Asia mobile technology, mobile business and mobile investing When:Wednesday, September 19, 20128:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m MarketWire

Alternative Fueled Vehicle Roadshow Comes to Florida
Floridians tired of feeling the pain at the pump from high gas prices have the opportunity for an eye-opening experience this week. Efacec, a leader in the field of electricity, is co-sponsoring the Alternative Fueled Vehicle Roadshow & Educational Tour. The showcase will give people an up-close look at the latest technology in environmentally-friendly cars, SUVs, vans, buses and trucks MarketWire

It's Delivery, and Dine-In, and Frozen: U.S. Pizza Market Tops $40 Billion
An August 2012 Packaged Facts survey shows that 97% of U.S. adults eat pizza, and 93% have gotten food from a pizza restaurant in the past 12 months. On a monthly basis, 27% get pizza through restaurant delivery/pickup (which translates to about 410 million pizzas a year), 26% through restaurant dine-in, and 24% from the frozen food cases MarketWire

More Than $100,000 in Table Jackpots Paid Out at Red Hawk Casino
Red Hawk Casino offers players Northern California's lowest side bet for a chance to win a table progressive. The $1 side bet is available on Fortune Pai Gow Poker, Let It Ride, Four Card Poker, Three Card Poker and Ultimate Texas Hold' em. The small side bet resulted in more than $100,000 in jackpots paid to five lucky Rewards Club members. MarketWire

GMAC 2012 Application Trends Survey: Demand for Management Education up From 2011
Demand for graduate business and management education around the world shows signs of renewed growth, as 51 percent of programs surveyed by the Graduate Management Admission Council report more applications than last year. MarketWire

InternetArray Brings Stock Traders Live Radio Show to StockPlay.com
InternetArray, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: INAR) is pleased to announce the addition of Stock Traders Talk, a live radio show every weekday morning at 9AM, to StockPlay.com, InternetArray's new, social media-based investor forum. STT Radio provides CEO interviews, stock spotlights and chart analysis for investors and traders and is hosted by a 20 year, veteran professional trader. MarketWire

Blue Sands IP Joins Handal & Associates Flash-R Enforcement Efforts
Handal & Associates has engaged Blue Sands IP for technical and intellectual property support related to the e.Digital Flash-Portfolio. MarketWire

Nevada's Cultural, Historical Sites Bring Classroom Studies to Life
The schoolroom may teach history, science and business, but real, life-long learning comes through experience. There's no place like Nevada to discover a wealth of richly diverse educational experiences that enrich and expand young people's minds. MarketWire

Versatile Offers Disaster Preparedness Technology Educational Symposiums
Versatile Communications, Inc., an accomplished consulting company helping IT organizations solve business problems through technology integration, today announces their newest educational symposium focusing on disaster preparedness and business continuity MarketWire

Handal & Associates Takes on e.Digital's Flash-R Portfolio
Handal & Associates is pleased to announce that it has been engaged as litigation/enforcement counsel for e.Digital Corporation's (OTCQB: EDIG) Flash-R Portfolio. MarketWire

TMP Worldwide Wins 17 Awards, Including Best Employment Website at Web Marketing Association's 2012 WebAward Competition
TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications, LLC, a global, technology-enabled talent acquisition company, announced today details of its strong performance at the Web Marketing Association's 16th Annual WebAward Competition. The agency captured 17 awards, including the award for Best Employment Website, improving on its 2011 performance when it won 11 awards. MarketWire

TBS Shipping Board of Directors Announces Departure of Company Founder and CEO, Joe Royce, and Appointment of Board Chairman as Interim CEO
TBS Shipping announced today that Joe Royce will leave the position of chief executive officer effective September 30th and remain on the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors has appointed its Chairman, Jeff Parry, as interim CEO. Mr MarketWire

REMINDER: Media Alert: Kilopass Presentation Will Detail New Anti-Fuse Non-Volatile Memory
Who: Harry Luan, chief technology officer at Kilopass Technology Inc., a leading provider of semiconductor logic non-volatile memory (NVM) intellectual property (IP) What: Will present "Anti-Fuse Non-Volatile Memory" at MemCon 2012. WHEN: Tuesday, September 18, at 2:15 p.m. WHERE: Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, Calif MarketWire

Decision Toolbox Is Named One of the Top RPO Firms in the Nation for the Fourth Year in a Row
Decision Toolbox, an on-demand recruiting firm that provides end-to-end recruitment solutions for 7% cost per hire on average, has been named, for the fourth year in a row, to HRO Today Magazine's Survey Results of Top RPO Firms in the nation. MarketWire

Steel Castle Closes Second Major Real Estate Investment
Steel Castle Capital LLC, a boutique real estate investment management firm based in Orange County, Calif., and Philadelphia, has acquired a second Houston-area property on behalf of a private real estate investment vehicle it formed earlier this year, Steel Castle Property Partners. MarketWire

Local Financial Advisor Loreen Gilbert Supports Efforts to Protect Investors' Access to IRA Advice
Loreen Gilbert, CIMA®, AIF®, CRC®, CLTC® and President of WealthWise Financial Services, today confirmed her support of efforts to direct the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to follow a set of criteria while writing their new rule to redefine the term "fiduciary" -- a rule that threatens to price millions of Main Street Americans out of financial advice on their IRAs MarketWire

Walgreens Teams With Rx Response on Readiness Program to Help Meet Medication Needs of Communities Impacted by Natural Disasters
Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (NASDAQ: WAG), the nation's largest drug store chain, and Rx Response, an initiative of the bio-pharmaceutical supply system, today announced a new health care collaboration developed to help ensure patient access to medications following a natural disaster. MarketWire

Modular Wind Energy Enters Serial Production With GL Certification of 45-Meter Rotor Blade
Modular Wind Energy (www.modwind.com), a manufacturer of revolutionary rotor blades for large-size wind turbines, announced today at Husum WindEnergy 2012 it received GL Certification on its prototype 45-meter modular rotor blade, signaling entry into the serial production phase of the company's growth plan. MarketWire

Enerpulse Pulse Plug Technology Replaces Conventional Spark Plugs for All Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Vehicles Manufactured by Vision Motor Company
Vision Motor Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Noble Automotive Group, Inc., has announced the adoption of Enerpulse's Precision Combustion Ignition (PCI) technology into all Vision Motor Company vehicles MarketWire

NFL Charities Awards $2.2 Million to The Cooper Institute
The Cooper Institute, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated worldwide to preventive medicine research and education, has received a three-year, $2.2 million grant extension from NFL Charities, the charitable foundation of the National Football League MarketWire

REMINDER: Media Alert: Uniquify's Director of ASIC Engineering to Present DDR SDRAM Implementation Case Study at MemCon 2012
WHO: Mahesh Gopalan, director of ASIC engineering at Uniquify (www.uniquify MarketWire

FirstBank Florida Celebrates Grand Opening of Hialeah Branch With Community Events
On September 21 and 22, 2012, FirstBank Florida representatives will join the local Hialeah community in celebrating the opening of its newest location. A weekend of live music, food, fun and giveaways will take place at the branch on 1325 West 49th Street. MarketWire

City Index Teaches Six Aspiring Traders How to Trade the Financial Markets
As of today, leading financial spread betting, CFD and forex trading provider, City Index, has opened up its registration form for its innovative Trading Academy, launching in October 2012. MarketWire

Telephone Industry's New Standards for Sound Amplification Met by Clarity Alto(TM)
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Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal Names Outsell's Bryan Harwood CIO of the Year
Outsell (www.outsell.com), a digital marketing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company that is transforming the way brands engage with consumers, announced today that the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal has selected its Chief Technology Officer Bryan Harwood as a CIO of the Year Honoree in the category "Emerging Company CIO MarketWire

Houston Photographers, SpotOnPics.com, Launches Site
Houston-based commercial and fine art photographer Josh Ardoin announces the launch of his new website SpotOnPics.com. MarketWire

Five Parr Brown Attorneys Recognized as the Region's Top Lawyer in Their Practice Area
Five attorneys from Parr Brown Gee & Loveless (www.parrbrown.com) have been recognized as "Lawyers of the Year" in their respective practice areas by The Best Lawyers in America 2013. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the "Lawyer of the Year," making this accolade particularly significant. MarketWire

Symmetry Electronics to Feature Four Semiconductor Suppliers at DESIGN East 2012 in Boston
Symmetry Electronics, a supplier-authorized industry expert in the distribution of wireless, video and embedded semiconductor products, will be exhibiting in booth 808 at the DESIGN East event at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA, September 18-19, 2012. MarketWire

BigMachines Launches BigMachines Express
BigMachines, Inc., the global leader in product configuration, pricing, and quoting (CPQ), today announced the launch of BigMachines Express. BigMachines Express is a simple, packaged, and easy to use CPQ solution for growing, mid-sized businesses MarketWire

WABCO Opens New Sales and Training Center in Hanover; Further Extends Capabilities of WABCO University to Serve Customers Within Commercial Vehicle Industry
WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC), (www.wabco-auto.com) a global technology leader and tier-one supplier to the commercial vehicle industry, today inaugurated its new Sales and Training Center in Hanover, Germany, nearby the company's center for research, development and manufacturing MarketWire

Okta Launches Free Active Directory Integration Offering, Partner Program for Cloud ISVs and Application Developers
Okta, the leading on-demand identity and access management service, today announced several ISV partnerships and a broader partner program that offers free Microsoft Active Directory integration for a growing number of cloud ISVs and application developers MarketWire

Core DataCloud Chooses VirtualSharp Software for Its New SMB Service That Assures Successful Recovery of IT Services and Applications
VirtualSharp Software, the leading provider of next generation automated Disaster Recovery solutions for private and public clouds, today announced that Core DataCloud's new Recovery-as-a-Service (RaaS) for SMBs is based on VirtualSharp's ReliableDR product, enabling SMBs to protect their key vSphere virtualized applications and guarantee service level agreements. MarketWire

TuneIn Forms Strategic Alliances With Over 20 Top Broadcasters, Including Public Radio International and C-SPAN Radio
On the heels of celebrating their 40 million monthly active listener milestone, TuneIn, the leading service for listening to music, sports and news streams from around the world, today announced continued growth, forming strategic alliances with 20 broadcasting companies, including news giants C-SPAN Radio and Public Radio International. MarketWire

Systema Software Selected by Southern Trust Insurance Company
Systema Software, a leading provider of claims administration software and services to the insurance industry, today announced that Southern Trust Insurance Company has selected SIMS Claims™ as its new claims management system. MarketWire

EcoFactor Teams Up With Reliant to Provide Customers Effortless Energy Savings
EcoFactor®, the leading residential energy management company, has announced an agreement with Reliant that enables the retail electricity provider to offer a smart energy management program to help customers save energy, while also reducing load on the grid MarketWire

Transfer Agent ClearTrust, LLC to Offer SEC Hot Topic Breakfast: The Impact of the Dodd-Frank Act on Smaller Public Companies
ClearTrust, LLC, an independent, full service stock transfer agent serving listed, small cap, and private equity issuers will offer a SEC Hot Topic Breakfast on The Impact of the Dodd-Frank Act on Smaller Public Companies. The event will be held on Friday, November 9, 2012 from 7:30 am to 10:00 am at The Ritz-Carlton, 1 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale, FL MarketWire

Gaming Standards Association (GSA) Announces Conference, Annual Meeting and Booth at G2E
The future of gaming will be at the forefront of discussion at the upcoming G2E 2012, and leading the way will be the Gaming Standards Association, the world's foremost standards-setting organization for the gaming industry. GSA will have a full schedule over the course of the tradeshow's four days, including critically important speaking sessions and GSA's Annual Meeting. MarketWire

Intersil Unveils New Rad-Hard Precision Quad Op Amp
Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL), a world leader in the design and manufacture of high performance analog and mixed signal semiconductors, today expanded its family of radiation hardened op amps with a quad precision version featuring the industry's best combination of low noise, low power consumption, high precision and high DC accuracy MarketWire

National PTA Reinforces Commitment to Strengthening Diversity, Leadership
The National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) continues its work toward ensuring that the leadership of PTA always reflects the mosaic that is American society. The association is hosting this week the 2012 National PTA Emerging Minority Leaders Conference, September 21-23 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Washington DC, Crystal City. MarketWire

Presidio to Offer Cisco Hosted Collaboration Solution
Presidio, the nation's leading provider of Professional and Managed Services for advanced IT solutions, announced today that it has added Hosted Collaboration Solution (HCS) to their portfolio of Managed Services. MarketWire

Hurricane Electric Continues Expansion of Fremont Data Center to Meet Growing Demand for Colocation Services
Hurricane Electric, the world's largest IPv6-native Internet backbone and a leading colocation provider, today announced plans for a significant expansion of its 208,000 ft2 data center, Fremont 2, enabling Hurricane Electric to keep pace with strong demand for its colocation and global carrier services. MarketWire

WOWBUTTER Is a Simple Solution to School Peanut Butter Bans
Recent controversy at a school in Viola, Arkansas has ignited a heated debate over the necessity of peanut bans in schools and how to manage them without controversy. The overwhelming response to these articles on forums, blogs and posts proves this topic is very important to both those who want or need the peanut bans and those who don't. MarketWire

Avanti A+ Ratings New On-Line Firm Promoting Only Locally Owned Businesses Announces National Roll-Out
Avanti Ratings LLC announces the launch of a new on-line rating service and site, Arated.us -- it focuses only on locally owned businesses, services and attractions. The opening markets for this service are Indianapolis, Indiana - Sarasota, Venice, Englewood and Boca Grande, Florida. MarketWire

Home Sales and Job Creation Would Rise With Sensible Lending Standards, Say Realtors(R)
New survey findings, combined with an analysis of historic credit scores and loan performance, show home sales could be notably higher by returning to reasonably safe and sound lending standards, which also would create new jobs, according to the National Association of Realtors®. MarketWire

BigMachines Secures Additional Growth Investment
BigMachines, Inc., the global B2B ecommerce leader in cloud-based product configuration, pricing, quoting, and proposal generation, today announced it secured additional capital to further build out its product portfolio and extend its leadership and technology in the configuration, pricing and quoting (CPQ) market MarketWire

McWane Acquires Majority Interest in Nighthawk
Nighthawk, a leading wireless smart grid solutions provider, announced today that McWane Technology, LLC, an affiliate of McWane Inc., has acquired a majority interest in Nighthawk. Since 1921, McWane has been a global leader in water infrastructure products and is one of the largest privately-held companies in the United States MarketWire

Barrett-Jackson to Auction Six Unique Vehicles for Worthy Charities at Las Vegas Event
Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, announced today that six special charity vehicles have been consigned and will cross the block at the upcoming Las Vegas auction held at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, September 20-22, 2012. MarketWire

The Talent Board Welcomes SocialEars HR as Gold Level Sponsor of The Candidate Experience Awards
The Talent Board, a non-profit organization focused on the elevation and promotion of a quality candidate experience, today announced that SocialEars® HR, HRmarketer's social listening and media analytics software platform for the HR marketplace, will sponsor the 2012 Candidate Experience Awards (known as "The CandEs") MarketWire

Lexile Measures Now Available On-The-Go
MetaMetrics®, developer of The Lexile® Framework for Reading, announced that two new mobile apps now utilize Lexile measures to connect readers with texts. Classroom Library Co., an educational distributer and publisher, has partnered with MetaMetrics to provide the Lexile measures of books for their Book Retriever app. MarketWire

Small Changes in Enterprise, National, Alamo Operations Pay Off in Metro New York Energy Reduction Efforts
Enterprise Holdings, which owns and operates more than 400 Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car rental facilities in metro New York, has reduced its local energy use by almost 10 percent since 2010. Even more recently, the metro New York team reduced energy consumption by more than 530,000 kilowatt-hours in its facilities during a five-month period MarketWire

Volkswagen Launches "Why VW" Brand Campaign and Social Media Storytelling Platform
Volkswagen of America today launched a new Why VW brand campaign and social media platform to capture and share the stories of Volkswagen owners and fans in a whole new way, as well as draw new consumers into the Volkswagen experience. MarketWire

Glimpse: the Social Discovery Conference Heads to New York City on October 18
Core News Facts: Glimpse, the social discovery conference, is making its way to New York City on October 18, 2012, for an invite-only evening event. Launched in San Francisco in June, Glimpse promises to bring local NYC experts together to uncover what social discovery is today, where it is headed and why it matters MarketWire

ZyXEL Launches LTE Gateway Series for Fixed Broadband
Drawing upon a deep heritage of innovation in 3G, Wi-Fi and WiMAX technologies, ZyXEL Communications today introduced its all-in-one LTE512x series CPE to the North American market. The LTE512x delivers 4G fixed broadband Internet along with a complete range of connectivity options -- Wi-Fi, Gigabit Ethernet, VoIP ports and support for smart home services like home automation and monitoring. MarketWire

Gandi Joins Internet Infrastructure Coalition
Gandi, a leading domain name registrar and cloud-hosting provider, today announced that it has joined the Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2Coalition). Gandi joins 41 additional corporate co-founders representing global and U.S. Internet infrastructure providers and related tech firms. The i2Coalition officially launched this week. MarketWire

MarketLive Hosts Free Webinar: Optimizing Email Marketing Strategies
MarketLive, Inc., the leading provider of enterprise-class eCommerce technology and services, today announced it will be hosting a free webinar, "Optimizing Email Marketing Strategies," the fifth webinar in MarketLive's 2012 Optimized Commerce Series. The webinar takes place on Thursday, September 20th at 10:00 am PDT / 1:00 pm EDT MarketWire

vCom Solutions Announces 5th Annual Customer Advisory Council
vCom Solutions announces its 5th annual Customer Advisory Council on September 20 in San Ramon, California. The Customer Advisory Council brings together a cross section of experts in the telecom and IT management community for peer-to-peer idea exchange as well as input into vCom's future offerings MarketWire

KMAG Announces Strong Results for Q2
KMA Global Solutions International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: KMAG) has continued with strong results in Q2. Sales revenue in Total $3,350,938 which is an increase of 1957% for the three month period compared to $162,870 ended July 31, 2011. MarketWire

Over 30 Companies to Present at Capital Link's 5th Annual International Shipping & Marine Services Forum
Capital Link, in cooperation with the London Stock Exchange, will host the 5th Annual International Shipping & Marine Services Forum on Thursday, September 27, 2012 at the London Stock Exchange. MarketWire

Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity: United States Congressman Patrick Meehan to See Trucking Operation up Close and Personal With Tour of Con-way Freight Facility in Glen Mills
WHAT: A meeting with Con-way Freight employees and a tour of the company's Glen Mills freight service center. Rep. Meehan will have the opportunity to interact with professional truck drivers, "walk the dock" and view active cross-dock loading and unloading operations. He will also get hands-on demonstrations of the daily functions of a modern commercial freight trucking enterprise MarketWire

Active Power Demonstrates Thought Leadership on Utility Grid Transformation and Its Impact on Data Center Power Infrastructure
With the power sources that feed today's data centers constantly evolving, operators need to ensure mission critical server loads are receiving the best possible energy source. This begins with the UPS (uninterruptible power supply) which plays a critical role in selecting the best possible power source for the load, but also conditions main power. MarketWire

Deadline on October 1 in Lawsuit for Investors in Zynga Inc (ZNGA) Announced by Shareholders Foundation
The Shareholders Foundation, Inc. announces that a deadline to get actively involved is coming up on October 1 in the lawsuit filed on behalf of certain investors in shares of Zynga Inc (ZNGA) against over alleged Violations of Federal Securities Laws by Zynga Inc in connection with certain allegedly false and misleading statements. MarketWire

Security Claims Dismissed
Walter Energy Inc. (NYSE: WLT) (TSX: WLT), the world's leading, publicly traded "pure-play" producer of metallurgical coal for the global steel industry, today announced that on Sept MarketWire

CarePayment(R) Program Introduced at 20 Facilities in First Half 2012
Healthcare providers facing a growing burden of patient receivables are turning to CarePayment®, an innovative loyalty program that improves financial results and boosts patient satisfaction. MarketWire

Stanley Tucci to Host 11th Season of "Independent Lens" on PBS
"Independent Lens" announced today that acclaimed actor and filmmaker Stanley Tucci will host the upcoming season of "Independent Lens," which moves to Mondays at 10 PM on PBS this fall (check local listings) MarketWire

Northland Resources S.A.: Successful Second Cost-to-Complete Test Confirmed
Northland Resources S.A. (TSX: NAU)(FRANKFURT: NPK)(OSLO: NAUR) ("Northland" or the "Company") announces that the independent engineer Royal HaskoningDHV ("Royal Haskoning") as well as the trustee have confirmed Northland's fulfilment of its second Cost-to-Complete test. Northland is now entitled to execute the second draw down of about USD 90 million from its USD 350 million bond loan facility. MarketWire

Tyco Retail Solutions Executive to Present "Making Omni-Channel Omni-Personal with Real-time Store Intelligence and Execution" at Annual Reflexis User's Group & Conference
Tyco Retail Solutions (www.tycoretailsolutions.com), a leading global provider of retail performance and security solutions sold direct and through authorized business partners worldwide, today announced Gordon Adams, Senior Vice President, Sales & Delivery, will present at "Reflections: The Annual User's Group & Conference" hosted by Tyco partner, Reflexis MarketWire

Devicescape Wins SPIFFY Award for Best Mobile Opportunity
Devicescape, the leader in WiFi offload services, announced today that it was honored with the SPIFFY Best Mobile Opportunity Award. The SPIFFY awards were presented in front of an estimated 400 telecom professionals during the Telecom Council Carrier Connections Summit (TC3) hosted by the Telecom Council of Silicon Valley last week in Sunnyvale, California. MarketWire

Truck Jobs Today Encourages Motorists to Show Support of Drivers This Week
Truck Jobs Today, a national recruitment agency focused on jobs for truck drivers, encourages motorists to participate in National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, which runs through Saturday. The agency says this week is also the time for consumers to consider the importance of truck drivers. MarketWire

NewQuest Properties Announces New Joint Venture in Houston, TX
NewQuest Properties is pleased to announce the formation of NewQuest Epic Investments, a retail investment partnership focused primarily on acquiring grocery-anchored retail centers in select U.S. markets. MarketWire

Penske Logistics Earns Awards From Whirlpool Corp. for Supply Chain Excellence
Penske Logistics recently earned two awards from Whirlpool Corporation for supply chain excellence as 2011 3PL Supplier of the Year for Warehousing, its third consecutive year, and 2011 Specialty Service Supplier of the Year. MarketWire

Meru Delivers Reliable, Simple, Scalable, Campus-Wide Wi-Fi for Texas A&M University-Commerce
Meru Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: MERU), a leader in virtualized 802.11n wireless networking, today announced the company has been working with Texas A&M University-Commerce (A&M-Commerce) to deploy a campus-wide wireless service that would address the growing onslaught of Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) that is being experienced at the University. MarketWire

Bechtel's ThruPlus(R) Coking Technology to Be Used in Refinery in Mexico
Bechtel has signed a license agreement with Pemex Refinación for the process design of a delayed coking unit (DCU) complex for the new Tula refinery project in Hidalgo, Mexico. The DCU complex will use Bechtel's ThruPlus® Coking technology, a proprietary process for upgrading heavy oil into high value, light hydrocarbon liquids. MarketWire

SunSi to Install Its Proprietary Renewable Energy System at Subsidiary of a Top 400 Chinese Company
SunSi Energies Inc MarketWire

XO Communications to Deliver High-Speed Network Services to Cobalt Data Centers
XO Communications today announced that it has been selected to provide high-speed network services to Cobalt Data Centers, a leading Nevada-based independent data center operator. MarketWire

Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific 2012: Taipei Goodwill Team Seeks Slice of Asia Cruise Shipping Onshore Excursion Market With "Taipei Tastes Great" Promotion, Bringing Dazzle to Singapore Streets
Competition in Asia's cruise shipping sector is white-hot, and taking note of its continued high potential for growth, the Taipei City Government's Department of Information and Tourism has sent a team to Singapore to participate in the Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific 2012 exhibition, being staged at the Marina Bay Cruise Centre Sept. 17 and 18 MarketWire

Box Builds Cutting Edge Global Network to Boost Speed of Business
Box today announced the launch of Box Accelerator™, the first global data transfer network that optimizes the performance of business collaboration. Available today, Box Accelerator advances the speed, security and scale of the Box service for business and enterprise users worldwide to create a faster and more streamlined work experience. MarketWire

Mosaic Weighted Blankets Unveiled a New Line of Weighted Blankets, Wraps and Lap Pads for Daycare Centers, Schools, Hospitals, and Sleep Disorder Clinics That Calm Customers With Anxiety, Insomnia, Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD)
Mosaic Weighted Blankets (http://www.mosaicweightedblankets.com) unveiled a new line of 100% cotton handmade weighted blankets, wraps and lap pads to support the growing number of Sensory Integration Therapy research programs that are being launched to study development and behavioral disorders MarketWire

Marin Software and Mercent Deliver Inventory-Driven Paid Search Campaigns
Marin Software, provider of the leading digital ad management platform for advertisers and agencies, today announced a partnership with Mercent™, a leading technology company that enables retailers to profitably reach and convert more shoppers online MarketWire

Bradford Networks Unveils Network Sentry 6.0 to Provide the Foundation for a Strong and Secure BYOD Strategy
Bradford Networks, the best choice to enable secure network access for corporate issued and personal mobile devices, today unveiled Network Sentry 6.0. The latest version of its industry leading Network Access Control (NAC) solution, Network Sentry 6 MarketWire

Stevia First Corp. Adds Stevia Industry Veteran to Advisory Board
Stevia First Corp. (OTCBB: STVF) ("Stevia First" or the "Company"), an early-stage agribusiness based in California's Central Valley growing region and focused on the industrial scale production of stevia, the all-natural zero-calorie sweetener that is rapidly transforming the food and beverage industry, is pleased to announce and welcomes the addition of Mr MarketWire

Thermador Survey Reveals Induction Cooking at the Heart of Today's Kitchen Remodels
Interest in kitchen remodels is heating up as both kitchen and bath remodeling projects have increased by 17 percent from two years ago(1), and a new study conducted by luxury appliance brand Thermador (http://www.thermador.com/) reveals what today's American kitchen remodelers are looking for more than ever is induction cooktops. MarketWire

Square Closes Series D Financing
Square (www.squareup.com), the company revolutionizing commerce, announced today that it has closed its Series D financing round. Investors participating in the round include Citi Ventures, Rizvi Traverse Management, and Starbucks Coffee Company. MarketWire

Box Brings on Industry Veteran to Supercharge European Expansion
Box today announced that David Quantrell has joined as general manager of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) to lead the company's continued expansion across Europe in partnership with Greg Strickland, vice president of global operations. Quantrell is an industry veteran with deep experience scaling high-growth technology companies in Europe MarketWire

e.Digital Corporation Retains Handal & Associates for License Enforcement of Flash Memory Patent Portfolio
e.Digital Corporation (OTCQB: EDIG), the owner of a portfolio of flash memory-related patents essential to consumer multimedia products, announced today that it has retained Handal & Associates as its intellectual property (IP) counsel for license enforcement of its Flash-R™ patent portfolio. MarketWire

Summer Infant(R) Launches "Stop. Think." Safety Resource Guide for Parents and Caregivers to Support Baby Safety Month
Summer Infant® (NASDAQ: SUMR), a provider of juvenile products with a wide portfolio of safety-related items, has launched an online resource guide of safety tips and advice for parents and caregivers in recognition of September as Baby Safety Month MarketWire

Aconex Expands Mobile Cloud Collaboration Portfolio
Aconex, the world's leading provider of online project collaboration solutions for the construction, infrastructure, mining, power, and oil and gas industries, today announced the launch of Aconex Mobile for iPad MarketWire

SPAR Group Announces Acquisition of U.S. Merchandising Services Company
SPAR Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGRP) (the "Company" or "SPAR Group"), a leading supplier of retail merchandising and other marketing services throughout the United States and internationally, today announced that the company has acquired 51% of a U.S. based company that provides merchandising services to multiple Fortune 500 companies MarketWire

Titan Debuts Enhanced T-Series Hydraulic Torque Wrenches
Titan Technologies International, a leading manufacturer of industrial bolting tools, today announced availability of its latest Titan T-Series hydraulic torque wrenches. MarketWire

Bluestem Brands Drive Significant Increase in Mobile Conversions With Moovweb
Moovweb, the world's first agile Web mobile platform, today announced that Bluestem Brands, a multi-brand, multi-channel retailer of a broad selection of name brand and private label general merchandise, has experienced dramatic improvements in their mobile channels for their Fingerhut and Gettington.com brands with two new sites powered by the Moovweb cloud-based mobile platform MarketWire

Ticket Summit(R) Announces Summer 2013 Destination
Ticket Summit®, the leading conference and trade show for the live entertainment and ticketing industry, recently announced that its 2013 summer conference will be held once again at Bellagio Resort Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV MarketWire

SouthGobi Resources Appoints Ross Tromans President and CEO
SouthGobi Resources Ltd. (TSX: SGQ)(HKSE: 1878) ("SouthGobi") today announced the board has confirmed the nomination announced last week of Ross Tromans as President and Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. Deputy Chairman Sean Hinton will manage the transition on behalf of the Board over the next few weeks. MarketWire

Knovel Adds Fire Protection Engineering and Emergency Response Subject Area
Knovel, the leading provider of a Web-based application integrating technical information with analytical and search tools, today announced its newest subject area, Fire Protection Engineering and Emergency Response MarketWire

Applied DNA Sciences, Textile Centre of Excellence Unveil Textiles Anti-Counterfeiting Platform
The Textile Center of Excellence at Huddersfield, United Kingdom (TCOE), and Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (OTCBB: APDN) (Twitter: @APDN), a provider of DNA-based anti-counterfeiting technology and product authentication solutions, announced today the roll out of a new platform for protecting textile brands, under the SigNature® DNA brand MarketWire

Rosetta Genomics to Host Business Update Conference Call on October 2, 2012
Rosetta Genomics Ltd. (NASDAQ: ROSG), a leading developer and provider of microRNA-based molecular diagnostics, today announced that Kenneth A. Berlin, President and Chief Executive Officer of Rosetta Genomics, will host a conference call on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern (7:00 a.m. Pacific) to provide an update on the Company's business and respond to questions. MarketWire

Apollo Investment Corporation to Present at the Imperial Capital Global Opportunities Conference
Apollo Investment Corporation (NASDAQ: AINV) or the "Company," "Apollo Investment," "we," or "our" today announced today that Ted Goldthorpe, the Company's President, is scheduled to present at the Imperial Capital Global Opportunities Conference on Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. EDT, at The Waldorf Astoria in New York. MarketWire

MEDIA ALERT: Omnify Software to Present at MedTech Cardio Conference 2012
WHAT:Attracting engineering and quality professionals from around the world, the MedTech Cardio 2012 Conference provides a unique opportunity to explore the latest trends in Cardiovascular innovations. MedTech Cardio takes place October 30-31, 2012 alongside MD&M Minneapolis MarketWire

SBM OFFSHORE - COMMENCEMENT OF PRODUCTION ON CIDADE DE ANCHIETA
FPSO CIDADE DE ANCHIETA ON HIRE SBM Offshore is pleased to announce that oil production on FPSO Cidade deAnchieta has commenced and the unit is officially on hire as of 10September2012, under the 18 year lease and operate contract with Petrobras MarketWire

Hydraulic Fracking Faces New Political Opposition in the U.S. as Mexico Embraces CHMR's Waterless Alternative
Chimera Energy Corp (OTCBB: CHMR): Justin Wagner, candidate for New York Senate, held a press conference last week with State Senator Tony Avella attending in support to call for a statewide ban on hydraulic fracking. Avella is sponsor of a bill to prohibit the practice in New York MarketWire

DARPA and Applied Research Lab at Penn State Choose PARC to Advance Virtual Product Development and Digital Manufacturing
PARC, a Xerox company, today announced it has been chosen, as a member of a team led by the Applied Research Laboratory at The Pennsylvania State University, by DARPA to help lay the groundwork for the second phase of Instant Foundry Adaptive through Bits (iFAB) program, to shorten the time it takes to design and manufacture complex military ground vehicles MarketWire

Solvista Gold Drills 149.7 metres at 2.10 g/t Gold Equivalent Confirms a New Porphyry Gold-Copper Discovery at El Retén in the Middle Cauca Belt, Colombia
Solvista Gold Corporation ("Solvista" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: SVV) (OTCQX: SVVZF) is pleased to announce the assay results from the first two drill holes completed at its Caramanta Project in Colombia and to confirm a new, near surface, porphyry gold-copper discovery at El Reten MarketWire

Connectyx Technologies Announces Acquisition of US Medical Monitoring Services LLC
Connectyx Technologies Holdings Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CTYX), www.connectyx.com, a Healthcare BPO that provides unique products for the healthcare market including MedFlash®, the electronic Personal Health Manager (ePHM), Medical Transcription, Disease Management, Revenue Cycle Management, and Medical Consulting - Billing, announced the acquisition of U.S.A MarketWire

Zuora Announces Z-Business, the First Relationship Business Management System
News Zuora, the subscription commerce, billing and finance leader, today announced the delivery of Z-Business, the first Relationship Business Management (RBM) solution. RBM is a new class of software focused on building, managing and optimizing the revenue relationships that are the lifeblood of subscription businesses MarketWire

Zuora Launches Z-Finance, the World's First Finance Application Built for the Subscription Economy
News Zuora, the subscription commerce, billing and finance leader, today launched Z-Finance, the first financial application specifically designed for enterprises in the Subscription Economy. The shift to the Subscription Economy is wreaking havoc on finance departments that live by the rules of double-entry bookkeeping, first defined over 500 years ago MarketWire

ProPhase Labs Rejects Non-Binding Proposal to Be Acquired for $1.40 per Share From Matrixx Initiatives
ProPhase Labs, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRPH) (www.ProPhaseLabs.com) announced today that it previously received an unsolicited, non-binding proposal from Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. ("Matrixx") to acquire the Company for $1.40 per share in cash, subject to further due diligence by Matrixx MarketWire

WANdisco Expands Subversion Portfolio With Acquisition of "SmartSVN" Client; Reduces Pricing by 50 Percent
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 it has acquired Syntevo's SmartSVN product suite and will offer it at 50 percent less than its previous cost, including one year of support MarketWire

Bunchball to Demonstrate the Power of Gamification at Dreamforce 2012
Who, When and Where: Bunchball, the pioneer and market leader in gamification, will demonstrate at Dreamforce 2012 how game mechanics can help Salesforce customers incent their sales teams and connect with their employees, partners and customers in entirely new ways. Sept. 18-21, 2012 at Moscone Center, San Francisco, Calif MarketWire

tastytrade's New Show, Chasin' Warren, Makes Finance and Investing Fun for 8 - 14 Year Olds
tastytrade, the fastest growing online financial network, today announced the launch of its newest program, Chasin' Warren, a monthly video segment for 8 - 14 year olds that will spur interest in stocks, markets and investing for this important age group MarketWire

Tech Council of Maryland Conference to Tackle Hot Cyber Security Issues on October 9
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Telenav Launches Scout for Android: Free, Voice-Guided, Personalized GPS Navigation App
Telenav®, Inc. (NASDAQ: TNAV), the leader in personalized navigation, today launched Scout™ for Android, a free, daily personal navigator that sets itself apart from other navigation and discovery services by providing customized information on where to go, when to leave, how to get there, and what to do upon arrival. MarketWire

Ford Launches Scout for SYNC AppLink
Telenav®, Inc. (NASDAQ: TNAV), the leader in personalized navigation, and Ford announced today that Scout™ by Telenav is now available in cars through Ford SYNC AppLink. With the launch of Scout in Ford vehicles, mobile users now have the ability to access the same personalized navigation app in their cars that they have on their phones. MarketWire

BIO-key(R) International, Inc. Exhibiting at 2012 Biometric Consortium Conference
BIO-key International, Inc MarketWire

Allied Electronics Signs Distribution Agreement With Siemens Corporation
Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), recently signed a distribution agreement with Siemens Corporation. Siemens Corporation is a U.S. subsidiary of Siemens AG, a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering operating in the industry, energy, healthcare, and infrastructure and cities sectors. MarketWire

Planet Beach Franchise: International Spa Association Study Shows Signs of Thriving Industry
The spa industry is flourishing, recent studies show. MarketWire

AdMedia Hits 86 Million Unique Monthly Visitors
AdMedia, the leading provider of performance-based advertising solutions, today announced that it drew more than 86 million unique monthly visitors in August. The milestone comes just after the ad network released its Cross-Channel Advertising product -- a comprehensive package that lets advertisers and publishers utilize various channels to reach customers. MarketWire

OnTrak Software to Showcase Premier POS Marketing Management Solutions at NBWA 2012
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D2 Technologies to Discuss Mobile Carrier Advancements for Future LTE Networks at LTE Asia 2012
LTE Asia 2012 - D2 Technologies, the market leader in embedded IP communications software platforms, today announced that chief operating officer Doug Makishima is a panel speaker at LTE Asia 2012, being held at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore September 18-19. During the panel presentation, "Ensuring Operators Are Ready for Future LTE Devices/Services" on Wednesday, September 19 at 4:40 p.m MarketWire

DragonWave Horizon Products Integral to Nigerian Carriers' Growing Demand for High-Capacity Wireless Backhaul
DragonWave Inc., (TSX: DWI)(NASDAQ: DRWI) a leading global supplier of packet microwave radios today announced that it is addressing a growing demand for streamlined wireless backhaul solutions in the Nigerian market and that it has recent deployments with five new customers in the West African nation MarketWire

Waste Connections Announces Agreement to Acquire R360 Environmental Solutions
Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the business and operating subsidiaries of R360 Environmental Solutions, Inc. (together, "R360") for approximately $1.3 billion in cash MarketWire

Sunbelt Law Enforcement Agencies Upgrade to New TASER X2 ECDs
TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TASR) today announced three significant TASER® X2™ electronic control device (ECD) orders in Florida and one in California, for a total of 951 X2s sold. MarketWire

Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce and SaaS Markets Partner to Launch Small Business App Store
Choosing the right software as a service application will soon become easier for small business owners in the Greater Richmond, Virginia (RVA) area. The Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce has joined forces with SaaS Markets, the world's No MarketWire

China Armco Receives New Financing Facility From Deutsche Bank, Enabling the Company to Utilize Its New Innovative Business Model
China Armco Metals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CNAM) ("China Armco" or the "Company"), a distributor of imported metal ore and metal recycler with a new state-of-the-art scrap metal recycling facility in China, today announced its new financing facility from Deutsche Bank. MarketWire

Oryon Technologies Introduces International Brand Strategy
Oryon Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: ORYN) ("Oryon" or the "Company"), a developer and manufacturer of the innovative next-generation, flexible, crushable, water resistant and wearable lighting technology known as Elastolite® is pleased to announce the introduction of a fresh new brand strategy aimed at supporting upcoming 2013 international marketing and brand recognition programs. MarketWire

Tickets.com(R) Proves Their Success and Staying Power in the Collegiate Market
Tickets.com, provider of state-of-the-art technology solutions to over 1000 sports and entertainment clients around the world, is renewing clients in the college space at a brisk pace thanks to new innovations and dedication to long-term client needs. MarketWire

TMP Government Executive to Moderate Panel Discussion on Employer Branding at Government Talent Management Summit
WHO:Ellis Pines, vice president of Digital Strategy for TMP Government, a division of TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications, LLC, a global talent acquisition company. WHAT:Will serve as moderator of the "Employer Branding" panel discussion to be held during the Talent Management Alliance's Government Talent Management Summit MarketWire

lynda.com Webinar to Define Roadmap for Personalized Learning
WHO: Laurie Burruss, education consultant for lynda.com, the award-winning online learning company WHAT: Will present a complimentary webinar, "Personalized Education: A Roadmap to On-Your-Own Learning." WHEN: The webinar will be held twice on Friday, September 21, 2012. The first session will take place at 10:00 a.m. EDT / 9:00 a.m. CDT / 8:00 a.m MarketWire

KidMeasure -- New Growth Measuring Device for Fun and Health
A new height measurement device, KidMeasure, can be an effective and accurate way to record a child's height over time and is a neat alternative to the notches and pencil marks on doorposts. KidMeasure height measurement device is being released for sale on September 17, 2012 and will be available through KidMeasure.com for $24.95. MarketWire

Locus Scores in Green Quadrant of Environmental Management Software Report
Locus Technologies (Locus), the industry leader in Cloud-computing enterprise software for environmental, energy, air, water, and compliance management, has been recognized as one of 12 leading environmental management software suppliers globally in the report "Green Quadrant® Environmental Management Software, 2012 MarketWire

Merging Media and Marketwire Partner to Spread News on Canada's Premiere Cross-Media Events
Merging Media Productions Inc. is pleased to announce a partnership with Marketwire, a newswire service for online release distribution and analysis, to distribute news on its flagship Merging Media Conference in October MarketWire

North American Food and Beverage Industry Plans More Than 200 Grassroot Construction Projects, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Industrial Info has identified more than 200 project spending plans within the Food and Beverage Industry that are categorized as grassroot or greenfield construction projects. Current plans show manufacturers and distributors have more than $8 MarketWire

Michigan Association of Municipal Attorneys (MAMA) to Honor Beier Howlett CEO as Distinguished Municipal Attorney of the Year
Continuing the legacy of founder Dean Beier, CEO Timothy J. Currier of Bloomfield Hills-based Beier Howlett P.C. -- www.bhlaw.us.com -- will become the second firm attorney to receive the honor of Distinguished Municipal Attorney from the Michigan Association of Municipal Attorneys (MAMA). Beier received the award in 1986; Currier will receive the award Sept MarketWire

Mines Drive Sharp Growth in Global Demand for Water Management Services, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The global market for water and water treatment services, particularly for companies in the Metals & Minerals Industry, continues to grow at double-digit rates despite the anemic U.S MarketWire

Reputation Changer: Scam Allegations, Fake Reviews Can Prove Catastrophic for Businesses
The Internet is rich with opportunities, both for brands and for consumers. Social media sites allow businesses to share news about their products and directly engage interested customers, while review sites and online search engines make it easy for consumers to locate information about different products and services MarketWire

Mark Cartwright of Dallas Responds to "Hopeful" Alzheimer's Study
Alzheimer's has long been known as a dreadful disease that has no cure. While that remains true, a recent medical study offers real hope in the fight to detect and treat the condition. The new study finds that certain biomarkers can be identified, potentially alerting physicians of an Alzheimer's risk before clinical symptoms begin MarketWire

Simply Electronics: Sony to Expand Smartphone Market Share Through Gaming and Audio Expertise
While the consumer smartphone market is saturated with Apple and Samsung products, a recent article from Bloomberg Businessweek suggests that other electronics contenders have plans to add to the competition. According to the article, Sony has announced plans to make improvements within the smartphone industry by incorporating the company's expertise in gaming and audio features MarketWire

First-of-Its-Kind, Four-Screen Ad Effectiveness Study Reveals Screen Size Matters, but Clutter and Other Variables Matter Even More
YuMe, the leading provider of digital brand advertising software and services, in conjunction with the IPG Media Lab, part of IPG Mediabrands, today announced the results of the industry's first ad effectiveness study measuring emotional response, attention, and self-reported unaided recall by users across all four screens -- connected TV, linear TV, PCs, and smartphones MarketWire

South China Morning Post Strengthens Newsroom With Top Editorial Hires
Hong Kong's premier English language newspaper South China Morning Post (HKSE: 583) announced today the much anticipated hire of two seasoned editorial heavyweights to boost its newsroom. MarketWire

Launch of LIFEKEEP.COM - Take back Control of your Digital Life!
Take back control of your Digital Life! IPM LIFEKEEP LTD. LAUNCHES SECURE LIFE MANAGEMENT AND SOCIAL NETWORK APPLICATION Manage and Share your day-to-day life securelyPalo Alto-based IPM LifeKeep Ltd MarketWire

Law Forums, Is It Legal To, Chooses Page1 Online Marketing for SEO
The law forums at www.IsItLegalTo.com, also known as Is It Legal To, chose Page1 Online Marketing as their search engine optimization and web marketing firm. The firm has optimized their website, developed a blog and performed other online marketing tasks for Is It Legal To. MarketWire

Thousands Learn Ways to Be Green at a Favorite Online Resource, Green Forum
Green Forum is pleased to announce that they are teaching over 3,000 members and even more visitors ways to be green by providing free educational resources at their online forum. With 3,368 members, 22,038 Twitter followers and 100 Facebook fans, numbers are a cause for celebration at the forums. MarketWire

Northland Granted Requested Train Slots on the Malmbanan Railway
Northland Resources S.A. (TSX: NAU)(OSLO: NAUR)(FRANKFURT: NPK) - ("Northland" or the "Company") announces that the Swedish Transport Administration ("STA") has granted Northland four train slots per day on Malmbanan railway. These slots had been requested by the Company in order to be able to transport its high-quality magnetite iron concentrate to the Port of Narvik. MarketWire

Ericsson a partner for SingTel's 4G/LTE and network transformation
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SteadyMed Therapeutics, Inc. Raises $10.4 Million in Preferred Stock Financing
SteadyMed Therapeutics, Inc. (SteadyMed), a drug delivery therapeutics company, today announced that the company has raised $10.4 million in a private placement of preferred stock. MarketWire

Verengo Solar Announces 5,000th Home Installation
Verengo Solar, one of the nation's leading residential home solar companies, today announced it has installed its 5,000th home solar system. Verengo is the first Southern California-based company to reach this milestone and has accomplished this growth in just four years. MarketWire

Top Analyst Firm Positions Triple Point as Leading ETRM Solutions Vendor
Triple Point Technology, the leading global provider of cloud and on-premise Commodity Management software, announced today that Chartis Research has identified Triple Point as Category Leader in its 2012 RiskTech Quadrant™ for energy trading and risk management (ETRM). MarketWire

Cities Prepare for Poppadomination -- Who Will Win Curry Capital 2012?
The Olympics are over, but the competitive landscape remains charged as 18 cities battle for the 2012 Curry Capital of Britain title. The top contenders weigh in to talk strategy, curry trademarks, and the possibility of a giant dhal swimming pool. MarketWire

Entertainment One Inks Multiyear Output Deal With DreamWorks Studios
Entertainment One ("eOne") (LSE: ETO) is pleased to announce that it has entered a four-year output agreement with DreamWorks Studios ("DreamWorks") to distribute the company's films in all media across the UK and Benelux. MarketWire

Auxogyn and Hewitt Fertility Center Announce First Availability of New Non-Invasive Early Embryo Viability Assessment (Eeva) Test in the European Union
Auxogyn, Inc., a company focused on revolutionizing the field of reproductive health, today announced the launch of its Early Embryo Viability Assessment (Eeva) Test in the European Union (EU), with the first installation at the Hewitt Fertility Centre in Liverpool MarketWire

Manuscripts Describing Novel CYP2C9 and MRP2 Humanized Mouse Models Accepted for Publication by Two Prestigious Scientific Journals
Taconic and CXR Biosciences Ltd are pleased to announce the publication of two manuscripts describing novel mouse lines humanized for the important drug metabolising enzyme CYP2C9 and the efflux transporter MRP2. MarketWire

Dockwise Ltd : Dockwise to extend preference shares
DOCKWISE Ltd. today announces thatit agreed with HAL Investments B.V. ("HAL") on the extension of thepreferenceshares that were issued to HAL in May 2012. MarketWire

Addex Partner Doses First Patient in Phase 2 Clinical Study of ADX71149 for the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder Patients With Anxiety Symptoms
Addex Therapeutics / Addex Partner Doses FirstPatient in Phase 2 Clinical Study of ADX71149 for theTreatment of Major Depressive Disorder Patients with Anxiety Symptoms. MarketWire

Symantec's 2012 State of the Data Center Survey Reveals How Mobile Computing, Virtualization and Cloud Are Increasing Data Center Complexity
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced that 79 percent of organizations report increasing complexity in the data center, according to the results of its 2012 State of the Data Center Survey MarketWire

ATDynamics Launches TrailerTail Rear-Drag Aerodynamics Technology in Europe to Reduce Trucking Industry Fuel Consumption by 800 Million Gallons per Year
ATDynamics, the leading global supplier of semi-trailer rear-drag aerodynamics technology, announced today that it will provide its market-proven TrailerTail® aerodynamics technology to the European trucking market. Ten thousand TrailerTails have operated over 300 million miles on U.S. highways, saving the U.S MarketWire

Intergraph(R) Releases CADWorx(R) 2013 R1 With Easier Modeling, Expanded Components, New AutoPLANT(R) Import Capabilities
Intergraph has released CADWorx 2013 R1 with full AutoCAD® 2013 compatibility and many other enhancements and new features. This latest and most advanced version of Intergraph's popular AutoCAD®-based intelligent 3D design and modeling software is one of the most powerful plant design solutions on the market. MarketWire

Supertel Hospitality Announces Dividends on Preferred Stock
Supertel Hospitality, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPPR), a real estate investment trust (REIT) which currently owns 94 hotels in 23 states, today announced the declaration and the continuation of regular dividends on its outstanding preferred stock. MarketWire

Second Cup (TSX:SCU) is the Subject of a StockPotentials Report by eResearch Corp - Video Summary of Report Posted on www.investmentpitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, September 17, 2012 - Toronto based eResearch has issued a StockPotentials report on Second Cup, which trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol SCU. The StockPotentials report covers smaller companies that eResearch believes would be primarily of interest to retail investors. GlobeNewswire

EUROCOMMERCIAL SELLS BURLÖV CENTER, MALMÖ
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Tecan to present at UBS Global Life Sciences Conference
Tecan Group AG /Tecan to present at UBS Global Life Sciences Conference. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

PROS - CONTEMPLATED PRIVATE PLACEMENT
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PropThink: Vivus Quietly Notes In 8-k That Qsymia Is Now Commercially Available
Vivus (NASDAQ:VVUS) released Monday morning that Qsymia is now commercially available as an aid for weight loss. VVUS had guided for a 4Q 2012 launch of the drug, so the news comes a bit earlier than expected. Pricing for the product was established last week; the two doses expected to be most commonly used are priced at $135.62 per month (mid dose) and at $183.90 per month (high dose) GlobeNewswire

Ericsson a partner for SingTel's 4G/LTE and network transformation
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Höegh Autoliners secures new capacity from 2014
Höegh Autoliners has entered into 12 year bare boat charters for two 6 500 car capacity Pure Car Truck Carriers (PCTC) to be delivered in 2014. The vessels will be owned by Ocean Yield AS and will be built by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering's (DSME) shipyard in Mangalia, Romania. GlobeNewswire

FLSmidth wins large copper order in South America
Company Announcement to the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority No. 34-2012, 17 September 2012 GlobeNewswire

Cargotec to proceed with listing of Marine in Asia and change of governance model
CARGOTEC CORPORATION, STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE, 17 SEPTEMBER 2012 at 10 a.m. (EEST) GlobeNewswire

Change in Biotie management
BIOTIE THERAPIES CORP. STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE  17 September 2012 at 9:00 a.m. GlobeNewswire

Share your photos and win 18 million fans - plus one big trip. Join Metro Photo Challenge today!
Metro, the world's largest newspaper, has customized its annual photo competition for social media. The grand prize: a photography trip to Greenland, bragging rights and publication worldwide. Grab your camera and post today. GlobeNewswire

New Biotie shares and increase of share capital registered with the Finnish Trade Register
BIOTIE THERAPIES CORP.STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 17 September 2012 at 8.30 a.m. GlobeNewswire

Ossur Hf: Össur congratulates Team Össur members and ambassadors - 21 medals and 6 world records at the Paralympics -
Announcement from Össur hf.No:27/2012Reykjavik, 17 September 2012 GlobeNewswire

EVRY expands its deliveries to the telecommunications sector
(17 September 2012) Ventelo has chosen EVRY as its operating services supplier for IT infrastructure, mobile clients and security solutions. The delivery is based on a solution that will allow Ventelo to purchase infrastructure as a service, meaning they only pays for what it uses. GlobeNewswire

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