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India Ratings Downgrades Jain Irrigation to 'IND BB+'; on RWN
India Ratings downgrades Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd's (JISL) National Long-Term rating to 'IND BB+' from 'IND BBB' Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide

PropThink: SciClone Reportedly Exploring Strategic Options
By David MoskowitzSciClone Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SCLN) started the day strong, as the company is being cited by dealReporter as exploring strategic options ACN Newswire

Advanced Safety Technologies 'i-ACTIVSENSE' for All-New Mazda6
Mazda Motor Corporation will incorporate "i-ACTIVSENSE" technologies into the all-new Mazda6 (known as Atenza in Japan) to be launched later this year. i-ACTIVSENSE is a series of Mazda's advanced safety technologies designed to aid the driver in recognizing hazards, avoiding collisions and reducing the severity of accidents when they cannot be avoided ACN Newswire

PropThink: Price Targets To Rise On HALO As SC Cinryze Is Back On Track
By David MoskowitzHalozyme Therapeutics (NASDAQ:HALO) and ViroPharma (NASDAQ:VPHM) announced this morning that the FDA is enabling their subcutaneous version (SC) of Cinryze, a treatment for hereditary angioedema (HAE) with key benefits over the current formulation, to resume clinical studies ACN Newswire

PropThink: Patent Licensure Positive, Removes Barrier To Potential SGYP Pharma Partnership
By David MoskowitzSynergy Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SGYP) released in an 8-k Thursday night that it has entered into an agreement with Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:IRWD) for an exclusive worldwide license to IRWD's method of use patents on plecanatide for the treatment of chronic constipation. (See previous SGYP coverage here ACN Newswire

Toyota Develops Independent Home-living-assistance Robot Prototype
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) has developed a human support robot (HSR) prototype to assist independent home living for persons with limited arm or leg mobility. The prototype is an addition to the Toyota Partner Robot series that TMC is developing to assist people in their everyday activities ACN Newswire

Glu Mobile's Top Titles Optimized for iPhone 5
Glu Mobile's Top Titles Optimized for iPhone 5Leading freemium titles leverage the brilliant new 4-inch Retina display and powerful graphics performance to deliver console-quality mobile gaming San Francisco, Calif. - Sept. 21, 2012 - Glu Mobile Inc ACN Newswire

Buckle-Up for a Drive to the Death in Glu Mobile's Indestructible(TM)
Buckle-Up for a Drive to the Death in Glu Mobile's IndestructibleOptimized for the brilliant 4-inch Retina display on iPhone 5, Indestructible brings console-quality multiplayer combat to the App StoreSan Francisco, Calif. - Sept. 21, 2012 - Glu Mobile Inc ACN Newswire

Fujitsu "TeamPoS 7000" Global POS System Begins Operations at Tsuruha's Overseas Store
Fujitsu today announced that it has worked together with the major Japanese drug store chain, Tsuruha Holdings, Inc., to develop a retail system for its first store outside Japan, which opened this July in Thailand ACN Newswire

SGX Deepens Ties with China Tianjin City
Singapore Exchange (SGX) today further deepened its ties with China by signing a Listing Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Tianjin People's Government State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (Tianjin SASAC) ACN Newswire

SGX Appoints Timothy Utama as Chief Operations and Technology Officer
Singapore Exchange ("SGX") is pleased to announce the appointment of Timothy Utama as its Chief Operations and Technology Officer, effective 1 December 2012. Mr Utama will join the SGX senior management team and report to the Chief Executive, Magnus Bocker ACN Newswire

Honda: Summary of CEO Speech on September 21, 2012
Honda has released a summary of the press conference by Honda President & CEO, Takanobu Ito, on September 21, 2012."In 2010, I set Honda's "Direction for the next 10 years" which is "to provide good products to our customers with speed, affordability and low CO2 emissions ACN Newswire

Toshiba and Honda to Collaborate in Smart Community Business Area
Toshiba Corporation and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced Toshiba's participation in the demonstration testing of the smart home system that Honda has been conducting in the city of Saitama. The two companies will jointly conduct demonstration testing with the goal of pursuing the optimization of energy generation and usage ACN Newswire

Minoprio Ready for Second Tour Title Bid
In 2009 Adam Minoprio became the youngest ever Tour Champion, taking the ISAF Match Racing World Championship crown at 24 years old. He will return for the Alpari World Match Racing Tour sixth stage from 24 to 29 September, targeting victory at Match Race France as well as another shot at title glory in 2013 ACN Newswire

NEC Provides Traffic Control System for the Shin-Tomei Expressway
NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) is providing the Central Nippon Expressway Company Limited (NEXCO Central) with traffic control systems for the Shin-Tomei Expressway that opened in April 2012 ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Develops World's First On-chip CMOS Power Detector with Temperature Compensation
Fujitsu Laboratories Limited today announced that it has developed a CMOS power detector with built-in temperature compensation, featuring a compact design and low power consumption suitable for use in smartphones and other mobile terminals ACN Newswire

PropThink: Net Positive After QCOR Conference Call; Co. Continues To See Acthar Script Approvals
By David MoskowitzThe 48% decline seen for shares of Questcor Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:QCOR) Wednesday prompts the key question of: What to do with the stock now? As a former sell-side analyst, I deal with these kinds of decisions by backing away from the action for a moment and evaluating the stock on its new valuation with the new information, trying to remove any former biases ACN Newswire

PropThink: Aeterna Zentaris Up on Rating, Value Drivers into Next Year
By Jake KingShares of Aeterna Zentaris (NASDAQ:AEZS) are strong Thursday morning after a Buy initiation from Roth Capital with a $1.75 price target, more than double its current valuation. The optimism is based on a series of catalysts for the company that extend into the first quarter of next year ACN Newswire

WESTCHESTER, Ill., September 20, 2012 - The Board of Directors of Ingredion Incorporated (NYSE:INGR) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.26 per share on the Company's common stock, a 30 percent increase over the previous quarterly amount of $0.20 per share. The dividend is payable on October 25, 2012, to stockholders of record at the close of business on October 3, 2012 ACN Newswire

Imperva Dissects Denial Of Service Attacks
Media Contact:Clinton Karr(415) 432-2441Clinton.Karr@lewispulse.comHacker Intelligence Initiative Report Deconstructs Hacktivist Operations, Analyzes Technical Tools and Discusses Detection and Mitigation TechniquesRedwood Shores, Calif., September 20, 2012 -Imperva, Inc ACN Newswire

FNB Bancorp Completes Previously Announced Acquisition of Oceanic Bank Holding, Inc.
Today FNB Bancorp (OTCQB: FNBG) completed its acquisition of Oceanic Bank Holding, Inc., the sole shareholder of Oceanic Bank. Also completed today was the merger of Oceanic Bank into First National Bank of Northern California. Beginning on Monday, September 24, 2012, all the branch offices that were Oceanic Bank offices will be opened under the name of First National Bank of Northern California MarketWire

WesternU Promotes Falls Prevention Awareness Day
Every 15 seconds, an older adult is seen in an emergency department for a fall-related injury. Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries for those ages 65 and over. And the chances of falling and being seriously injured in a fall increase with age. MarketWire

Triplefin Launches Campaign to Promote New Corporate Identity: Connecting Pharmaceutical Brands With More Patients, Health Care Providers, and Payers
Triplefin, an industry leader in providing pharmaceutical marketing support solutions including patient reimbursement support services, patient assistance programs, traditional and alternative Rx sampling, and patient adherence solutions, announced today the launch of a new corporate-identity campaign MarketWire

Endeavour Flies Over the Jewelry Exchange
The Jewelry Exchange staff and customers were treated to a spectacular show this afternoon as the Space Shuttle Endeavour soared over the building on its way to Los Angeles International Airport MarketWire

ZBB Energy Reports Additional Financial Information and Additional Information Concerning August 2012 Inducement Options
ZBB Energy Corporation (NYSE MKT: ZBB), a leading developer of intelligent, renewable energy power platforms, released its fiscal year June 30, 2012 earnings report on September 6, 2012, held its annual earnings conference call on September 7, 2012, and filed its Annual Report on Form 10-K with the SEC on September 19, 2012 MarketWire

Chaparral High School to Use $5,000 Barona Education Grant to Bring Technology to Disadvantaged Students
Chaparral High School will soon be able to give students better access to technology thanks to a grant from the Barona Band of Mission Indians. MarketWire

3C Network Enhances Roofing Contractors' Connections to Manufacturers and Suppliers
The 3C Network (, a technology and business services company out to revolutionize the image and operational procedures of the roofing industry, has chosen Piers Dormeyer to serve as business development liaison with key manufacturers and suppliers. MarketWire

Volkswagen Annual Report Is "World's Best Report 2011"
The international judges of the ARC Awards named the Volkswagen Annual Report 2011 the Grand Award winner in the Non-Traditional Annual Report category. The corporate publication entitled "Experience D(r)iversity." also won a special award: Out of 2,200 entries, it was the only annual report to be honored with a Best of Show trophy, thus becoming the world's best annual report in 2011 MarketWire

Medicure Announces Proposed Fifteen to One Share Consolidation
Medicure Inc. ("Medicure" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: MPH)(PINKSHEETS: MCUJ), a specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today that its Board of Directors have approved a consolidation of the Company's common shares ("Common Shares") on the basis of fifteen pre-consolidation Common Shares for each one post-consolidation Common Share, subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange. MarketWire

Lux Digital Pictures Announces the Launch of StreamTrack Media and Addition of Industry Veterans to Its Sales Management Team
Lux Digital Pictures, Inc. "Lux" (OTCBB: LUXD) (OTCQB: LUXD) announces the launch of, an online media network. In addition to the rollout of our new network we are very pleased to announce the addition of five highly regarded industry veterans. MarketWire

Media Alert: Swinerton Builders and Joe D'Urso of D'Urso Cafe Celebrate New Soma Parklet With Ribbon Cutting
What: A ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the new Townsend Street Parklet at 236 Townsend Street. This event marks the culmination of the transformation of metered parking spaces into a unique public space the entire community can enjoy MarketWire

Freestone Resources Announces the Restructuring and Expansion of Its Water Division
Freestone Resources, Inc. (OTCQB: FSNR) announces that it is expanding its efforts in assisting exploration and production companies, as well as water resource companies with their water management activities MarketWire

Vanoil Appoints Aaron D'Este as CEO
Vanoil Energy Ltd. ("Vanoil" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: VEL) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Aaron D'Este as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and a member of the Board of Directors, effective immediately. MarketWire

Effective Ways to Manage Your Finances
Do you know where your money is going each and every day? Do you know what portion of your take-home income should be going to savings? Probably not. Managing your daily finances is never a task that should fall to the wayside. The experts at The Cash Store are here to help with the following tips for taking control of your finances. MarketWire

Washington Federal Announces the Appointment of David Grant to Its Board of Directors
Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ: WAFD) today announced the appointment of David Grant to its board of directors. Grant, age 58, is the Managing Partner of Catalyst Storage Partners, a privately-held international firm specializing in self-storage development, investment and consulting MarketWire

EasyMed Services Signs Nexter Group for Trial of International Medical Passport
EasyMed Services Inc. ® (CNSX: EZM)(OTCBB: EMYSF)(MUN: EY6) ("EasyMed" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Nexter has signed for a trial of the International Medical Passport for their executive staff in France. MarketWire

Avascent to Sponsor First Wharton Aerospace & Technology West Conference in Silicon Valley
Avascent will serve as a primary sponsor of The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania's first Aerospace & Technology West Conference, to be held on September 27, 2012 in San Francisco, CA. Avascent partners Jon Barney and Tim Wickham will also lead panel discussions on big data and cyber security. MarketWire

Kandessa Readies Launch of Second QSR Industry News Magazine, Chain Pulse
Kandessa Media will soon launch its second QSR (Quick-Serve Restaurant) industry news magazine, Chain Pulse. The foodservice publisher's quick-serve industry news and insights will now be available on digital, tablet and smartphone platforms. MarketWire

1,500th Panda Express Marks Entry in Memphis
Panda Express, the world leader in Asian dining experiences has reached a major milestone, announcing the opening of its 1,500th location. Located at 585 N. Germantown Road, Cordova, Tenn, the first Panda Express restaurant in the Memphis area is also the site for one of Panda's new store design prototypes. MarketWire

Prima BioMed to Present at BIOX
Prima BioMed Ltd (ASX: PRR) (NASDAQ: PBMD) (Prima, the Company) announces that its CEO Matthew Lehman will present a corporate update at BIOX; Noble Financial Capital Markets' Life Sciences Exposition to be held at the University of Connecticut, Stamford Campus (USA) on September 24-25, 2012. MarketWire

Capital Markets Gain Strength as Some Investors Remain Cautious, BoyarMiller Forum Panelists Express Optimism, Urge Patience
The U.S. economy is growing stronger as it emerges from the economic downturn, and Houston and Texas are leading the way to a national recovery according to panelists who spoke recently at BoyarMiller's annual "Current State of the Capital Markets" forum MarketWire

CT Realty Investors Adds Rancho Cucamonga Industrial Building to Inland Empire Portfolio
CT Realty Investors ( of Aliso Viejo, Calif., has acquired a 177,550-square-foot, fully leased industrial building in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., in a joint venture with Artemis Real Estate Partners. The property was acquired by the joint venture from Mobile Park Investments Inc. for $10.25 million MarketWire

World of Art Showcase Set to Show Artists Exhibited in the Morpheus Gallery, an Online Venue Dedicated to Publications and Works From Surreal and Fantastique Painters
The World of Art Showcase ( is pleased to invite the Morpheus Gallery (, a renowned online venue dedicated to art books and works from prominent surreal and fantastique artists, to exhibit at its inaugural event at the Wynn Las Vegas December 20-22, 2012. MarketWire

StudioPMG Earns Two More Prestigious Telly Awards
StudioPMG, an award-winning provider of digital marketing, mobile applications and marketing analytics solutions, today announced it has received two Telly Awards recognizing its outstanding pharma marketing work. MarketWire

Blighted Property to Become GMP Energy Innovation Center
Downtown Rutland's largest empty and arguably most blighted property will become the home of Green Mountain Power's new Energy Innovation Center, a place where the company can work with other energy providers and customers to develop new customer programs and choices and learn from a collaborative approach to solving today's energy challenges. MarketWire

WANdisco Announces Release of Apache Subversion 1.6.19
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 a new release of the open source version control system, Apache Subversion 1.6 series is available. MarketWire

Perka Brings Merchant Loyalty Programs to Social Networks
Perka has added new social media promotion features to its mobile marketing and loyalty platform making it easier for merchants to engage customers on Facebook and Twitter in ways that bring them back into the store more frequently. MarketWire

Alternative Technology Solutions Shows Dreamforce '12 Attendees How to Maximize Their Salesforce CRM Investments
Dreamforce 2012 - Alternative Technology Solutions is showing manufacturers and distributors how to unlock the potential of their Salesforce customer relationship management (CRM) investments. At a packed-house event during this week's Dreamforce conference in San Francisco, the company demonstrated its latest solutions for enterprise CRM and enterprise resource planning (ERP) MarketWire

Residents of William Lyon Homes' The Branches in the Irvine Village of Woodbridge Will Enjoy an Excellent Education
William Lyon Homes' The Branches is coming soon and will represent the first new home neighborhood in the established community of the Village of Woodbridge for more than 15 years MarketWire

Day & Zimmermann Ranked #1 O&M Contractor in Power for Fifth Consecutive Year by ENR
Day & Zimmermann, the century-old family-owned provider of construction & engineering, staffing and defense solutions for leading corporations and governments around the world, has been named by Engineering News-Record (ENR) as the number one Operations and Maintenance Contractor in Power for the fifth straight year. MarketWire

Central Maine Power Company Speeds Up Callout With ARCOS
Central Maine Power Company and its sister companies New York State Electric & Gas (NYSEG) and Rochester Gas & Electric (RG&E), part of Iberdrola USA, have implemented the ARCOS(SM) Suite to speed the crew callout process for gas and electric services MarketWire

VisibilityMAX Introduces Penguin and Panda Friendly SEO Program
VisibilityMAX, a full service search engine optimization company, focused on natural and paid placement, launches a new program based on the Penguin and Panda filter signals. MarketWire

Total Safety Opens Carrizo Springs Safety Equipment Store to Serve Customers in Western Eagle Ford
Total Safety, the world's leading integrated safety services company, has opened the doors to another safety equipment store in Carrizo Springs, Texas. The Carrizo Springs store serves customers in the Western Eagle Ford area and is currently open for business with an official grand opening celebration set for September 28, 2012. MarketWire

Memorial Children's Hospital and Ronald McDonald Family Room Receive Proceeds From Four Winds Invitational

MapR Technologies Named One of 40 Companies to Watch in 2012 by Information Management Magazine
MapR Technologies, Inc., the provider of the open, enterprise-grade distribution for Apache Hadoop, today announced it has been named to Information Management Magazine's list of 40 Vendors to Watch in 2012 MarketWire

McBassi & Company, EEA Develop Engagement-Based Stock Index
The Enterprise Engagement Alliance Good Company Stock Index has been created to draw attention to the compelling connection between an organization's relationships with customers, employees and communities and its subsequent performance in the stock market MarketWire

Small Businesses Get Answers to HR and Benefits Questions With Free Portal From Business Benefits Insurance, Andover, Massachusetts
Small businesses that must cope with a daunting morass of employment, benefits and human resources rules now can get comprehensive help from a free Web portal offered through Business Benefits Insurance (BBI) in Andover, Mass. MarketWire

ZL Announces API to Tap Into Unstructured Big Data
ZL Technologies, Inc. (ZL), the leader in records management, archiving, compliance and e-Discovery software for large enterprises, today announced a new high-performance application program interface (API) kit that extends the Big Data management capabilities of ZL's Unified Archive® (ZL UA) to software vendors and users of enterprise content management (ECM). MarketWire

CTI Industries Corporation Leases Expanded Facilities
CTI Industries Corporation (NASDAQ: CTIB), a manufacturer and marketer of home storage pouches and systems, foil balloons, latex balloons, novelty items and printed and laminated films, today announced that the company has entered into a four and one-half year lease of expanded facilities for its warehouse, fulfillment and operations functions MarketWire

CarsDirect Brings Social Car Buying to Online Car Shoppers
CarsDirect (, the company that pioneered online car buying, today announced a major evolution in the way consumers can shop for cars online: social car buying. Social car buying is the centerpiece of CarsDirect's My Showroom, a new tool that combines a suite of social features to advance the car buying process. MarketWire

Objectivity, Inc. to Showcase the Power of InfiniteGraph at Dataweek Conference in San Francisco
Objectivity, Inc., provider of the leading object and graph databases, today announced that it will be presenting and sponsoring multiple sessions at the Dataweek Conference in San Francisco next week. At the event, Objectivity will highlight the role of InfiniteGraph in providing deep analysis of Big Data. Objectivity will also be sponsoring all of the Developer's Lab talks throughout the show MarketWire

AMA Houston Announces a Special Professional Development Seminar
The Houston Chapter of the American Marketing Association, the area's leading marketing organization, announces a special professional development seminar, "The Business of Your Career: Managing Your Career as a Business Enterprise," presented by Kim Sawyer, executive coach and facilitator MarketWire

Attention Planning and Business Editors: Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. Announces Speaker and Panel Line-Up for Access to Capital Conference for Small Businesses
Featuring a powerhouse line-up of lending companies and small business experts, including remarks by Los Angeles City Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp MarketWire

Highwoods Properties Acquires Two Alliance Center in Atlanta
Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE: HIW) today announced that it has acquired Two Alliance Center, a 29-story, 492,000 square foot, Class A office building with structured parking located in the heart of the Buckhead submarket of Atlanta. MarketWire

TelVue(R) Expands Pro Market Sales Group
TelVue® Corporation (OTCQB: TEVE), the innovation leader in Television and Internet Broadcasting for cable operators, media companies and communities is pleased to announce the addition of Frank Priebe to its Professional Market Sales team as National Director, Cable & Telco Sales. MarketWire

Pedro Jose Rodrigues New Board Member in Hydro
The Corporate Assembly in Norsk Hydro ASAtoday approved Pedro José Rodrigues asa new member of the company's Board of Directors. MarketWire

AMERICAN POWER CORP. Announces Completion of Reserve and Resource Study for the Pace Coal Project in Montana
American Power Corp. (OTCBB: AMPW) ("American Power" or "the Company") is pleased to announce the positive completion of the Reserve and Resource Study ("RS") prepared by Weir International, Inc. ("Weir") for the Pace Coal Project. MarketWire

Health Insurance Open Enrollment Time: eHealthInsurance Releases 5 Consumer Tips to Navigate New 'Summary of Benefits and Coverage' Forms
Today eHealthInsurance (NASDAQ: EHTH), America's first and largest private health insurance exchange, released its top five tips to help consumers navigate the new "Summary of Benefits and Coverage" forms which will be unveiled this month in accordance with provisions of the 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA) MarketWire Wins Prestigious Award for Excellence in Customer Service
In recognition of its outstanding customer service, was among first-rate retailers recently named as 2012 Bizrate Circle of Excellence Award Winners. The honor is a Customers' Choice Award of sorts; ratings are based on the clients' own level of satisfaction with companies during a one-year period. MarketWire

Women With Alopecia Can Feel Secure in Follea: Gripper-2 Wig Stands Up to a 5K Mud Run
Follea Inc., the leading designer of high-quality, natural European wigs and hairpieces, is supporting the efforts and the initiatives of the Alopecia Areata community with its new Gripper-2 wig MarketWire

Hard Dollar Announces Project Cost Management Roundup 2012
Hard Dollar, the creator of SaaS-delivered project cost management (PCM) software for construction projects is hosting its second Project Cost Management Roundup. The event brings together contractors, owners and EPCMs from the construction, mining, oil and gas, STO and power and process industries from October 15 - 18 in Scottsdale, Ariz. at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort. MarketWire

Chimera Energy Corp Selects Air Liquide as Supplier for Upcoming Non-Hydraulic Extraction Project
Chimera Energy Corp (OTCBB: CHMR) disclosed today that Company management has selected Air Liquide as its supplier of helium for use in Non-Hydraulic Extraction on Pemex wells in the Chicontepic Basin of Mexico. Articles have circulated recently that report a temporary tightening in the worldwide helium supply MarketWire

Augme Technologies Implements Restructuring Plan
Augme Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: AUGT) ("Augme" or the "Company"), a technology and services leader in interactive media and mobile marketing and mobile advertising, today announced that it is implementing a restructuring program that is expected to reduce ongoing operating expenses and improve cash flow by approximately $6 MarketWire

Vanity Events Holding, Inc. Retains Sadore Consulting Group, LLC to Provide Strategic Advisory Services
Vanity Events Holding, Inc. ("Vanity" or the "Company") (OTCBB: VAEV) announced that it has retained Sadore Consulting Group, LLC ("SCG"), to provide strategic advisory services to support the company's continued development of its collaborative consumption model, MarketWire

The Tech Museum of Innovation Boosts Community and Educational Impact Through Investments From Cisco
As part of its ongoing relationship in support of The Tech Museum of Innovation, Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) has just delivered technology donations to the museum as part of a $1,026,962 grant that also includes a presenting sponsorship of The Tech Challenge and support for the celebrated The Tech Awards MarketWire

Sage Announces Agreement With MobileCause
Sage North America today announced that it is entering into an agreement with MobileCause, a leading web service platform for mobile giving, engagement, analytics and donor communication, to bring mobile fundraising applications to its nonprofit customers. MarketWire

For 2nd Straight Year, VooDoo Makes Top Food Franchises List
For the second straight year, VooDoo BBQ & Grill has made Franchise Business Review's list of the top food franchise brands. MarketWire

BridgeWave Communications Receives Distinguished Telecom Council Award
BridgeWave Communications, the leading supplier of 4G millimeter wave backhaul solutions, today announced that the Service Provider members of the Telecom Council of Silicon Valley have named BridgeWave as the recipient of the 2012 SPIFFY San Andreas Award. MarketWire

Nyxio Technologies Announces New Development and Product Opportunities With Participation in the Microsoft Windows Embedded Partner Program
Nyxio Technologies Corporation (OTCBB: NYXO) ("Nyxio" or the "Company"), an innovative provider of Smart TVs, Tablet PCs and related consumer electronics devices, announced today the company has been approved for the Windows Embedded Partner Program. MarketWire

Black Ridge Oil & Gas, Inc.'s CEO to Present at the OGIS Conference on September 26th
Black Ridge Oil & Gas, Inc. (OTCQB: ANFC) today announced that it will present at the OGIS Conference in San Francisco. MarketWire

PENSRUS Rolls Out Breast Cancer Awareness Sale on Papermate Pens
PENSRUS, a mainstay in the promotional products business specializing in the customization of imprinted and engraved pens, notepads, mouse pads, and custom gifts, is rolling out special low prices on Papermate personalized products in observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. MarketWire

Grishin Robotics Invests $250,000 Into Double Robotics
Grishin Robotics ( announcing today its $250,000 investment into Double Robotics ( The parties do not disclose other terms of the deal. MarketWire

Just Add Ice Orchids Announces Simply Beautiful Fan Photo Contest
Just Add Ice Orchids recently announced the Simply Beautiful Fan Photo Contest -- a photo submission promotion for Facebook fans with a Nikon D3100 Camera grand prize. MarketWire

Industrial Info Adds More Than 1,600 International Oil and Gas Projects Since 2011, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Around the world, energy consumption is increasing, creating a greater demand for stable supplies of electricity and thus, by extension, oil and gas. As a result, the oil and gas production, transmission, and storage industries worldwide represent billions of dollars in investments MarketWire

Construction Peaking at $35 Billion for North American Metals & Minerals Industry, a Feature of "Navigating the Currents of Change" on
Commodity prices have dropped off highs reached in 2011. Reports continue to stack up regarding Chinese reduction in demand and production for mined resources such as iron ore and coal MarketWire

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Tesla Motors Accelerates Into Fall With Retail Expansion
This fall, Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA) is opening 10 new locations across North America. The first store will open at Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City, New York on Friday, September 21st MarketWire

Punchline Resources Utilizes Credit Facility to Advance Gold Properties in Nevada
Punchline Resources Ltd. (OTCQB: PUNL) (OTCBB: PUNL) ("Punchline" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has requested an additional funding drawdown of $200,000 from the Company's $1,000,000 Line of Credit Facility (the "Line of Credit") MarketWire

U.S. Pulp and Paper Mills Plan More Than 90 Major Boiler Projects, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Pulp and paper mills across the U.S. have plans on the drawing board to spend nearly $1.1 billion to build new boilers, perform major rebuilds, or carry out extensive maintenance repairs MarketWire

MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon, 9/21
Presidential campaign statements, Australian gold, digital file transfers, solar power, capital for business, mortgages, wellness; this week on MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon. MoneyTV is the internationally syndicated television program all about money and what makes it happen, (http://www.moneytv MarketWire

Eznis Airways First to Operate Bombardier Q400 Aircraft in Mongolia
Bombardier Aerospace today welcomed Eznis Airways LLC to the growing family of Bombardier Q400 aircraft operators. Eznis Airways LLC, the largest private airline in Mongolia, has acquired a previously owned Q400 aircraft and has started service in the country with the fast and fuel-efficient turboprop MarketWire

Northland Resources S.A.: New Date for Operational Update
Northland Resources S.A. (TSX: NAU)(OSLO: NAUR)(FRANKFURT: NPK) - ("Northland" or the "Company") will publish the September edition of its bi-monthly operation update on September 25 instead of September 24. MarketWire

Metso and Boliden sign an extension of the services contract for Boliden's Aitik mine in Sweden
Metso Corporation's press release onSeptember 21, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. local time MarketWire

The Russell Top 50(R) Mega Cap Index Outperformed Major U.S. & International Indexes for the Year & YTD Ended September 19th, 2012
The fifty largest U.S. stocks based on market capitalization, as reflected by the Russell Top 50® Mega Cap Index, outperformed major U.S. and international equity indexes for the year and year-to-date ended September 19th. MarketWire

Barry Callebaut to sell its factory in Dijon (France)
Barry Callebaut AG /Barry Callebaut to sell its factory in Dijon (France). MarketWire

INGENICO Places Mobile Payments at the Heart of its Strategy
Ingenico (Euronext: FR0000125346 - ING), world leaderin payment solutions, accelerates the deployment of its growth strategy onthemobile payment solution market to respond to increasing demand for m-commercesolutions MarketWire

MorphoSys to Host Conference Call on Clinical Trial Results of MOR103 in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Today at 3:00 p.m.CET (2:00 p.m. BST, 9:00 a.m. EDT), the Management Board ofMorphoSys AG will host a public conference call and webcast to presentinformation on the results of the clinical phase 1b/2a trial of MorphoSys'sproprietary antibody MOR103 in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, whichwasannounced yesterday. MarketWire

Rising U.S. Exports -- Plus Reshoring -- Could Help Create up to 5 Million Jobs by 2020
Manufactured exports -- a bright spot of the U.S. economy in recent years -- are set to surge. Combined with jobs created as a result of reshoring, higher U.S. exports could add 2.5 million to 5 million jobs by the end of the decade, as manufacturers shift production from leading European countries and Japan to take advantage of substantially lower costs in the U.S MarketWire

easyhome Ltd. Announces Grand Opening of a New easyhome Store and 100th easyfinancial Services Branch!
easyhome Ltd. (TSX: EH), Canada's largest merchandise leasing company, is pleased to announce the opening of its easyhome Lease-to-own store and easyfinancial Services branch in Toronto, Ontario on Saturday, September 22nd, 2012 at 10 am. Conveniently located, side-by-side at 2151 St MarketWire


Alpha Associates reports 20.02% stake
Private Equity Holding AG /Alpha Associates reports 20.02% stake . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Pedro José Rodrigues new board member in Hydro
The Corporate Assembly in Norsk Hydro ASA today approved Pedro José Rodrigues as a new member of the company's Board of Directors. GlobeNewswire

Glu Mobile's Top Titles Optimized for iPhone 5
Glu Mobile's Top Titles Optimized for iPhone 5Leading freemium titles leverage the brilliant new 4-inch Retina display and powerful graphics performance to deliver console-quality mobile gaming GlobeNewswire

Buckle-Up for a Drive to the Death in Glu Mobile's Indestructible(TM)
Buckle-Up for a Drive to the Death in Glu Mobile's IndestructibleOptimized for the brilliant 4-inch Retina display on iPhone 5, Indestructible brings console-quality multiplayer combat to the App Store GlobeNewswire

Novartis announces two CHMP positive opinions for new indications of Galvus® and Eucreas® combined with other diabetes treatments
Novartis International AG /Novartis announces two CHMP positive opinions for new indications of Galvus® and Eucreas® combined with other diabetes treatments . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Novartis drug Votubia® recommended by CHMP for EU approval to treat patients with non-cancerous kidney tumors associated with TSC
Novartis International AG /Novartis drug Votubia® recommended by CHMP for EU approval to treat patients with non-cancerous kidney tumors associated with TSC . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Tikkurila's financial reporting in 2013
Tikkurila OyjStock Exchange ReleaseSeptember 21, 2012 at 1.30 p.m. (CET+1) GlobeNewswire

Metro International S.A. ("Metro"), the international newspaper group is thrilled to announce that after a global competition to find the perfect Deputy Editor for Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson's special Metro Edition, Juan Nicolas Pinzón Guevara is the man for the job GlobeNewswire

NIB finances increased hydropower capacity in Norway
The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has signed a EUR 50 million loan agreement with the energy company Agder Energi AS to finance increased hydropower production in Norway. GlobeNewswire

Drilling on Romeo has started
Stavanger, 21 September 2012: Norwegian Energy Company ASA (Noreco) is pleased to announce that drilling of an exploration well on the Romeo prospect in licence P1666, block 30/11cin the UK North Sea has started. GlobeNewswire

Regulated information - Ageas UK announces the acquisition of Groupama Insurance Company Limited (GICL)
Following the announcement of exclusive discussions on 7 September 2012, Ageas today confirms the signing of an agreement to acquire Groupama Insurance Company Limited for a total consideration of GBP 116 million (EUR 145 million). The acquisition will propel Ageas to fifth largest UK Non-Life insurer (with a 5.2% market share); fourth largest Private Motor insurer (with a 11 GlobeNewswire

Matti Mettälä to join Kesko's Corporate Management Board to be responsible for the Group's human resources and stakeholder relations

Basware signs agreement on AP Automation and e-Invoicing solutions powered by Basware Alusta with Huf in Germany
Basware Corporation, stock exchange release, September 21, 2012 at 09:00Basware signs agreement on AP Automation and e-Invoicing solutions powered by Basware Alusta with Huf in GermanyBasware will deliver AP Automation solutions and e-Invoicing services to Huf Hülsbeck&Fürst ('Huf'), a leading company within the automotive industry, in Germany GlobeNewswire

adidas AG: adidas Group reinforces confidence in Route 2015 targets
adidas AG /adidas AG: adidas Group reinforces confidence in Route 2015 targets. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Tele2 AB : Tele2 AB issues Swedish krona Bond
Stockholm - Tele2 AB (Tele2), (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm Exchange: TEL2 A and TEL2 B) announces that Tele2 AB successfully placed an 18 month bond in the Swedish bond market. GlobeNewswire

Incap Oyj :Announcement in accordance with Chapter 2, Section 10, of the Securities Market Act (Ingman Finance, 20 Sep 2012)
Incap Corporation GlobeNewswire

SEB's China Financial Index: North European companies less optimistic about the future. Lower customer demand the biggest worry.
China's economy has slowed during the second and third quarter. Problems in the US and Europe  now have an apparent influence on China, leading to lower export growth and falling foreign direct investment. One-third of top managers at North European companies in China now  have a negative view on the market expectations in the region GlobeNewswire

African Eagle Resources PLC : Dutwa Project - Wamangola Deposit Resource Upgrade
African Eagle - Dutwa Project - Wamangola Deposit Resource UpgradeRNS GlobeNewswire

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