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PropThink: ACHN Keeps Advancing, Visibility As Leader In Next-Gen HCV Drugs Increases
By David MoskowitzAchillion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ACHN) is up nearly 80% since its summer lows (see our initial article here), as the hepatitis C (HCV) space continues to evolve ACN Newswire

PropThink: Yep, PPHM Likely To Go Sub-$1.00 Again
By David MoskowitzPeregrine Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PPHM) announced more bad news Thursday, after receiving a default notice from lender, Oxford Finance, on Monday ACN Newswire

MHI Establishes Preparatory Unit toward Creating New Company Dedicated to Car Air-Conditioner Business
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has established "MHI Climate Control Co., Ltd." as a preparatory unit for creating a new company to be dedicated exclusively to business in car air-conditioners ACN Newswire

MHI to Begin Launch Service Business Using H-IIB Rockets, Capable of Accommodating Large-size Satellites
On September 26 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) concluded an agreement with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) under which the company will begin launch services using H-IIB rockets. Following the successful launch of H-IIB launch vehicle No.3 on July 21 this year, MHI will now handle all H-IIB launches commencing with No.4 ACN Newswire

Panasonic to Showcase Eco & Smart Lifestyle at CEATEC JAPAN 2012
Panasonic Corporation will showcase its latest products and technologies that will realize an eco-friendly and smart lifestyle at CEATEC JAPAN 2012, the largest cutting-edge IT and electronics trade show in Japan, from October 2 to 6 at Makuhari Messe in Chiba City on the outskirts of Tokyo ACN Newswire

CASBAA: Regulations are "Over the Top"
With markets, providers and consumers racing to deliver multichannel video anywhere, anytime and on any device - regulatory frameworks are not keeping up.However, a new CASBAA study, A Tilted Playing Field: Asia-Pacific Pay-TV and OTT, provides a comprehensive review of the gulf between pay-TV guidelines and current over-the-top (OTT) television regulations ACN Newswire

World's Top Electronics Fair to Spotlight Consumer Products
The HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition), the largest show of its kind in the world, and electronicAsia will take place, 13-16 October, at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, while the HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition), Asia's largest autumn lighting fair, will be held 27-30 October ACN Newswire

ASR Becomes Queens Park Rangers' First-ever Official Logistics Partner
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BEX Asia 2012: Building Sustainable Communities for a Greener Future
Care for the environment starts with the individual, but impact is greatest when such efforts are collective and consolidated. Singapore gets this, and has been actively supporting a greener built environment encouraging eco-friendly designs and practices in the construction of sustainable, energy efficient buildings and infrastructure ACN Newswire

Hansen's Early Exit Buoys Tour Challengers in Marseille
A disappointing exit for Bjorn Hansen at the Qualifying stage of Match Race France today has reignited the race for the 2012 Alpari World Match Racing Tour (AWMRT) title.Hansen (SWE) Mekonomen Sailing Team currently leads the overall standings but was unable to maintain his good form in Marseille, failing to reach the knockout stages after finishing Qualifying Session Two on 4-7 ACN Newswire

China City Railway Transportation Technology Posts Strong 2012 Annual Results
China City Railway Transportation Technology Holdings Company Limited ("C CITYRAILTEC" or the "Group") (HKSE: 8240), a leading urban railway transportation information system solutions provider in China, is pleased to announce today its annual results for the year ended 30 June 2012 ACN Newswire

Thomson Reuters Helps Liberian Government to Secure Land Rights
Liberia's Centre for National Documents and Records Agency (CNDRA) opened its new Customer Service Office in Monrovia this week to improve citizen services for land transactions.This is a remarkable development for a country that emerged in 2003 from a long period of civil war fueled in part by conflict over land rights ACN Newswire

PropThink: Vertex Drops One Drug, Advances Another as HCV Segment Heats Up
By Jake KingOn Tuesday, Vertex Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:VRTX) announced that while it would be advancing its developmental Hepatitis C (HCV) treatment, ALS-2200, into Phase II testing, ALS-2158 didn't make the cut and development would be canceled ACN Newswire

Coral Gold (TSXV:CLH) (OTCBB:CLHRF) (Frankfurt:GV8) Files Environmental Assessment Report with Bureau of Land Management.- Video Summary Posted on www.InvestmentPitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, September 26, 2012 - Vancouver based Coral Gold (TSXV:CLH) (OTCBB:CLHRF) (Frankfurt:GV8) , has filed its recently completed Environmental Assessment Report with the Bureau of Land Management. This report, started in April 2010 and costing approximately $994,000, covers the company's 100% owned Robertson Property, located 60 miles south west of Elko, Nevada ACN Newswire

PropThink: Data Delay Offers a Second Chance at Short-Term Gains from CPRX
By Jake KingWednesday morning, Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners (NASDAQ:CPRX) announced that its previous guidance for top-line trial data at the end of September would be delayed until November. Shares have in turn declined by 14% today to $1.58 ACN Newswire

Oregon Pacific Bank Acquires South Valley Bank's Trust Department
Oregon Pacific Bank's (OTCBB: ORPB) Trust and Wealth Management division is pleased to announce that the Trust Department of South Valley Bank & Trust is now part of Oregon Pacific Bank's comprehensive fiduciary services organization. MarketWire

UPDATE: Capital Group Holdings Announces Completion of the Acquisition of Alliance Urgent Care Centers
Capital Group Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: CGHC) -- This press release is an update of the September 11, 2012 press release to correct the headline in relation to the acquisition of Alliance Urgent Care. MarketWire

Classic Fall Foods Make for Family Favorites
The cooler weather and shorter days make many of us want to hunker down in the warmth of our homes and prepare comfort foods for ourselves and our families. Tree Top has prepared a menu of classic fall foods and unique treats, including butternut squash apple soup, apple cranberry stuffed pork roast, apple butter and hot apple toddy. Enjoy! MarketWire

Americas Petrogas Completed Drilling of Vaca Muerta Shale Well on Los Toldos I
Americas Petrogas (TSX VENTURE: BOE) ("Americas Petrogas" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Aguada Los Loros x-1 (ALL.x-1) unconventional, shale exploration well has reached total depth. The ALL MarketWire

Celebrating the Life of Ron Bansemer, Former Owner of Herth Real Estate
Ron Bansemer, real estate broker, investor, and former owner of Herth Real Estate in San Francisco, passed away on Sunday, September 23rd after a long illness. MarketWire

Private Jets Charter Announces $1000 Winner in Jet Photo Contest
The summertime launch of the Jet Photo Galley by Private Jets Charter was kicked off with their High Flying Photo Contest. As way to introduce this photographer's resource, the entrants were invited to upload their original aviation photographs and enter to win up to $1000 in prize money. MarketWire

UPDATE: Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce Partners With SaaS Markets to Launch Exclusive App Store for Small Businesses
Starting today, choosing the right technology will be much easier for small business owners in Richmond, Va. (RVA), thanks to an innovative software-as-a-service App Store introduced by the Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce and SaaS Markets, a global leading business app store provider. MarketWire

IP Resources International Sponsors Microsoft Alumni Foundation Annual Celebration
IP Resources International, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hanover Portfolio Acquisitions, Inc., (OTCQB: HVPA), an intellectual property licensing and commercialization company, announced today that for the second consecutive year, it is proud to be a sponsor of the Microsoft Alumni Foundation annual Celebration held on October 1, 2012 on the Microsoft Campus in Redmond, Washington. MarketWire

Media Advisory: Minister MacKay to Hold Media Opportunities with Secretary of Defense Panetta
Media are invited to attend the following two events with the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, and U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta. MarketWire

Makers of Groundbreaking Documentary The Invisible War, Exposing Epidemic of Rape in the Military, Recognize Efforts Discussed by Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta on ROCK CENTER WITH BRIAN WILLIAMS but Call for More Actions
Statement by THE INVISIBLE WAR director Kirby Dick and producer Amy Ziering: MarketWire

Qualys Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering
Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance solutions, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 7,575,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $12.00 per share. Qualys is offering 6,700,000 shares of common stock and certain selling stockholders are offering 875,000 shares of common stock MarketWire

Xirrus Ranked No. 2 on The Wall Street Journal's "Next Big Thing" List
Xirrus®, the leader in high-performance wireless access, today announced that The Wall Street Journal has ranked the company second on its top 50 list of start-ups that could become the "Next Big Thing." The third annual ranking of venture-capital backed U.S. companies -- compiled by research firm VentureSource, which like The Wall Street Journal is owned by News Corp MarketWire

Petaquilla Minerals Ltd. Defers Separation Time in Shareholder Rights Plan
Petaquilla Minerals Ltd. (TSX: PTQ)(OTCBB: PTQMF)(FRANKFURT: P7Z) ("Petaquilla") announces that its board of directors has elected to defer the "Separation Time" (as defined below) in accordance with the terms of its shareholder rights plan (the "Rights Plan"). MarketWire

Augme Technologies Launches Public Offering of Common Stock and Warrants
Augme Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: AUGT) ("Augme") ("the Company"), a leader in mobile marketing and advertising technology and services, today announced a public offering of shares of common stock together with warrants for the purchase of shares of common stock MarketWire

maurices Joins the American Cancer Society This October in the Fight to End Breast Cancer
maurices is excited to be teaming up with the American Cancer Society® for October's National Breast Cancer Awareness Month to promote education and early screenings. MarketWire

MedeFile International Announces Intent to Effect a Reverse Stock Split of Its Common Stock
MedeFile International, Inc. (OTCQB: MDFI), a leader in Internet-enabled Personal Health Record (iPHR) management solutions, today announced that its majority shareholders and Board of Directors have approved a 1-for-5000 reverse stock split of the Company's common stock MarketWire

Rand Announces Repurchase of 75,742 Shares, Initial Sale of Synacor Holdings, and Participation in WNY Investors Conference
Rand Capital (NASDAQ: RAND) (www.randcapital.com) announced that through September 24, 2012 the Corporation has repurchased 75,742 of its securities on the open market at an average price of $2.56 per share. MarketWire

Escape Carmageddon, All Roads Lead to Pomona This Weekend for the Final Days of the L.A. County Fair
Trying to avoid Carmageddon this weekend? All open roads lead to Pomona, where Angelenos can hold onto the joys of summer for the L.A. County Fair's final weekend MarketWire

Chris Brown Named Fellow, American Society Landscape Architects
SmithGroupJJR, one of the nation's leading architecture, engineering and planning firms, is pleased to announce that Christopher Brown, FASLA, LEED AP BD+C, vice president and landscape architecture studio director, has been elevated to the Council of Fellows of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) MarketWire

American Gaming Systems(R) (AGS) Announces Licensing Agreement for Are You Smarter Than a 5TH Grader?(R)
AGS®, a leading designer, manufacturer and operator of gaming machines with more than 7,500 installed gaming machines, announced today that: MarketWire

Earthstone Energy Provides Operations Update at Annual Shareholder Meeting
EARTHSTONE ENERGY, INC. (NYSE MKT: ESTE), at its Annual Shareholder Meeting, reported that since April 1st, the beginning of its fiscal year, it has participated in the drilling and/or completion of twenty-nine horizontal wells in the Williston Basin of North Dakota and Montana. The vast majority of these wells are in the Banks Field and are operated by Statoil, formerly Brigham Oil & Gas, L MarketWire

Transocean Ltd. Announces Management Changes
Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) (SIX: RIGN) today announced that effective October 1, 2012, Ihab Toma has been named Executive Vice President, Chief of Staff. In addition to continuing to oversee the company's worldwide marketing effort, Mr. Toma will assume responsibility for Human Resources, Global Supply Chain, and Information Technology MarketWire

Richard Fox Joins TMMI Advisory Board
TMM, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TMMI) ("TMMI") or (the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard M. Fox to its advisory board, effective September 15, 2012. MarketWire

Perceptron Announces $0.25 per Share Special Dividend
Perceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRCP) today announced a special dividend of $0.25 per share of common stock to be paid on November 1, 2012 to shareholders of record on October 10, 2012. MarketWire

UMED Holdings, Inc. Announces Advancement of Natural Gas-To-Liquid-Fuel (GTLF) Technology
UMED Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: UMED), a Texas corporation, will commercialize, market, and deploy its patent-pending portable gas-to-liquid-fuel ("GTLF") conversion technology ("the Technology"). MarketWire

Solar Installers, Customers to Gather for Sunny Summit at Con Edison
Con Edison will host NYC Solar Connection, an event to educate solar installers about large projects and match installers with the representatives of large commercial, industrial and multi-family residential buildings. MarketWire

Leading Professional Liability Lawyer Karen Morrish Joins Sedgwick as Partner
Sedgwick LLP, which has one of the largest worldwide insurance law practices, announces the addition of Karen Morrish as partner in its London office. Previously with the London office of UK firm Bond Pearce, Morrish represents professional service firms and liability insurers in commercial disputes. MarketWire

Quench Beverage & Snack Company Encourages Healthy Vending Machine Habits Through Education
Soda, snack and coffee vending machines provider and stocking service, Quench Beverage & Snack Company, reminds customers to make healthy choices when it comes to purchasing items in theirs or any other company's vending machines. Quench Beverage & Snack Company services Denver and other northern Colorado communities MarketWire

Make Cash for Gold Denver and Northern Colorado, NoCo Gold and Diamond Debuts New Website Redesign
Making cash for gold Denver and other northern Colorado cities has been made simpler thanks to NoCo Gold & Diamonds new website redesign. The site is redesigned in the WordPress platform for a more visually appealing and easy-to-edit design by local web design and marketing firm Page1 Online Marketing. MarketWire

SavATree Ramps Up Deer Deterrence Recommendations for Clients
The combination of strong deer birth rates this year and the expected snow totals and cold temperatures mean that deer feeding pressure may be much stronger than last winter. Deer damage in the winter can destroy some of the most significant investments on homeowners' properties by stripping plants of foliage and buds for next season. MarketWire

Chai-Na-Ta Corp. Files Certificate of Dissolution
Chai-Na-Ta Corp. (the "Corporation") filed Form 17 - Articles of Dissolution on September 26, 2012 and obtained a Certificate of Dissolution from Corporations Canada dated September 26, 2012. MarketWire

Koshland Pharm Offers Skin Care Discounts at Fall Open House
Koshland Pharm: Custom Compounding Pharmacy is hosting an open house this evening in downtown San Francisco from 6:30-8:30pm. Attendees of the event will receive free skin consultations with a representative from Rx Skin Therapy, a skin care line developed by pharmacists MarketWire

Adam Meyer Thursday Night Football Picks From the World's Top Handicapper
One of the world's most recognized sports handicapping names Mr. Adam Meyer of Real Money Sports is having a stellar 2012 NFL football season handicapping games going into Thursday night's matchup. Meyer is well known for many famous large bets that have won both him and his Real Money Sports clients a lot of money. MarketWire

New Jersey Mining Company Leases Claims to Hecla Silver Valley, Inc.
New Jersey Mining Company (OTCBB: NJMC) is pleased to announce that it has signed a mineral lease with Hecla Silver Valley, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Hecla Mining Company (Hecla) for 39 unpatented lode claims at a gold-telluride prospect known as Little Baldy. Little Baldy is one of seven gold prospects that makes up the Company's Toboggan Project near Murray, Idaho MarketWire

NCO Healthcare Operations Announces Additional Global Expansion
NCO, a leading global provider of best-in-class business process outsourcing (BPO) solutions, announced today that it has recently expanded its global healthcare operational delivery model to Panama. This expansion follows additional recent healthcare services expansions in North America and the Philippines MarketWire

Cypress Development Corp.: Cypress Stakes Additional Claims for Gunman Zinc-Silver Project in Nevada
Cypress Development Corp. /Cypress Development Corp. : Cypress Stakes Additional Claims for GunmanZinc-Silver Project in Nevada. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. Suite 2230 - 885 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6C 3E8 www.cypressdevelopmentcorp MarketWire

Salt Lake City Introduces Mobile Parking Payments With QuickPay
The City of Salt Lake and Aparc Systems have partnered with QuickPay Corp., a premier mobile payment platform provider, to make parking payments by mobile phone and other advanced parking features available to drivers in downtown Salt Lake City MarketWire

SEAL Boot Camp Kicks Off National NWN Training
NWN's NVision Software Solutions Consulting Services team kicked off SEAL (Sales Emersion and Learning), a national 12-month sales training program. Ten sales reps from across the U.S. came together in Birmingham for an intensive two-day "boot camp" where they participated in workshops on custom application development. MarketWire

International Icon Lionel Richie Is the Latest to Receive Universal Music Enterprises' ICON Treatment
The Grammy® Award-winning, multi-platinum selling superstar Lionel Richie is the latest artist to get the ICON treatment with the release of Lionel Richie - ICON on Sept. 25, 2012, through Universal Music Enterprises (UMe). MarketWire

Power Assure Selected as 2012 Platts Global Energy Awards Finalist
Power Assure®, Inc., a data center infrastructure and energy management solutions provider, today announced it has been named a finalist in the Platts Global Energy Awards, an annual program recognizing exemplary industry leadership MarketWire

BLP ConnectHER 2012 - A Five-Star Boutique Event for Women in Business, PR & Influencers
Bag Lady Promotions' most anticipated event of the year, the 3rd annual BLP ConnectHER Conference & Influential Event, will take place at the five-star oceanfront Casa Del Mar in Santa Monica this Sunday, September 30th from 8 to 5 pm. MarketWire

Lucille's Smokehouse Bar-B-Que and Hof's Hut Raise $100,000 for Operation Homefront and Share Our Strength Through Round It Up America(R) Initiative
Sister restaurant chains, Lucille's Smokehouse Bar-B-Que (www.lucillesbbq.com) and Hof's Hut Restaurant & Bakery (www.hofshut.com), have together raised $100,000 that will be split equally among Operation Homefront and Share Our Strength as part of the charitable initiative, "Round It Up America® MarketWire

Responsys CEO Named Tech Innovator of the Year
Dan Springer, Chairman and CEO of Responsys, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKTG), a leading provider of email and cross-channel marketing solutions, was awarded a Bronze Stevie® Award for Tech Innovator of the Year - Up to 2,500 Employees in the 10th Annual American Business Awards MarketWire

e-Rewards, Inc. Announces Exclusive Partnership With Kiva
e-Rewards, Inc., a global leader in digital data collection, has partnered with Kiva, the world's first and largest micro lending website, to become Kiva's exclusive market research survey partner MarketWire

Strategic Storage Trust, Inc. Breaks Ground on 800-Unit Canadian Self-Storage Facility
Strategic Storage Trust, Inc. (SSTI), a publicly registered non-traded REIT targeting the self-storage market, has started construction on a Class A self-storage facility located on 4.36 acres totaling approximately 800 units. Back in 2011, SSTI purchased the 6.53-acre land site for approximately $5.1 million (CAD). SSTI successfully sold 2.17 acres of the 6 MarketWire

Papermate Pens Lowest Prices on Promotional Items at PENSRUS.com
Papermate, deemed as one of the most recognizable brands for promotional pens, has paired up with PENSRUS to give business owners even more opportunities to promote their companies irrespective of its size in an inexpensive and cost-expense effective manner MarketWire

Playworld Systems First in Industry to Have Products Cradle to Cradle Certified(CM) Silver for Advancing Sustainability Achievements
Playworld Systems, a leading manufacturer of imaginative playground and fitness equipment, today announced its products have been Cradle to Cradle Certified(CM) Silver MarketWire

Franklin Street Properties Corp. Announces $900 Million Unsecured Credit Facility With a Fixed Rate Component
Franklin Street Properties Corp. (the "Company", "FSP", "our" or "we") (NYSE MKT: FSP), an investment firm specializing in real estate, today announced the closing of an unsecured credit facility comprised of both a revolving line of credit and a term loan with a group of banks (the "New Facility") MarketWire

Get on the Bus! Documentary "Party Crashers" Shines Insider Light on the Tea Party Movement and Modern Conservative Ideology
Incited by the questions, "Who are these Tea Partiers? What do they believe in, and what do they want?" Live Oak Productions' new documentary, "Party Crashers" (www.partycrashersdoc.com), takes viewers on an inside journey into the ideology of the Tea Party Movement MarketWire

Ergotron Expands Availability of Powered Point-of-Care Mounting and Mobility Solutions to Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific Regions
Ergotron Inc., a global leader of point-of-care mounting and mobility solutions, has expanded availability of its popular StyleView® powered healthcare carts into the Europe and Asia Pacific markets MarketWire

Another MSSB Veteran Joins Fieldpoint Private
Fieldpoint Private, the fast-growing wealth advisory and private banking firm serving ultra high net worth families and institutions, today announced that M. Thomas Conway has joined the firm as a Managing Director and Senior Advisor. Mr. Conway's move to Fieldpoint Private ends a 23-year career at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney (MSSB) and its predecessor firms MarketWire

Leading Players in Digital Publishing to Gather at Yield Executive Summit, Oct. 3 in NYC
Even in today's complex world of online advertising technologies, savvy digital publishers like NYTimes.com, Fox News, Hulu and Demand Media have figured out how to drive more revenues from existing ad inventories. Executives from those companies and others will tell their stories in New York, Oct. 3, at the Yield Executive Summit, sponsored by Yieldex, Lotame and AppNexus. MarketWire

MHC Partners With Five Healthcare Organizations to Be Leaders in Statewide Health Information Network
Signaling a transformation in the way physicians and hospitals are enabled by technology to improve care, MHC announced today that five leading hospitals and healthcare providers are the first to participate in the state's pioneering health information network. MarketWire

Gongos Research Offers Platform Solutions to Research Providers
Gongos Research is offering licensing arrangements for two of its proprietary research platforms, as announced today by Principal Christi Walters. The company is availing its iCommunities® and ConsumerView Online Qualitative platforms to enable full-service research firms and qualitative specialists to build upon their digital research practices. MarketWire

SMX East 2012 Conference Update: Mercent VP Frank Kochenash Invited to Present 2nd Session on Google Shopping
Mercent™, a leading technology company that enables retailers to profitably reach and convert more shoppers online, announced today Mercent Vice President of Product and Client Services Frank Kochenash has been invited to present a second session at SMX East (Search Marketing Expo) 2012. MarketWire

Algae Biomass Organization Recognizes Six Students With Young Algae Researcher Awards at Algae Biomass Summit in Denver
Six student scientists were presented with the first Young Algae Researcher Awards today in Denver for their contributions to fields of algae biology and engineering on the final day of the 2011 Algae Biomass Summit, the official conference of the Algal Biomass Organization (ABO). MarketWire

Spinnaker Support Announces Strategic Partnership With ReportsNow
Spinnaker Support, the global market leader for JD Edwards and SAP third-party maintenance, co-sourcing, and consulting services, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a strategic partnership with ReportsNow. ReportsNow is revolutionizing JDE end user reporting by delivering a real-time, clean and simple tool to clients worldwide MarketWire

Milldam Public Affairs to Discuss Public Relations Strategies and White Paper Writing at Data Center World in Nashville
Milldam Public Affairs, a full-service public relations firm serving data center, facilities, telecomm and green-technology companies, today announced that it will be discussing public relations strategies for high-tech companies at Data Center World, taking place September 30 through October 3 at the Gaylord Hotel and Conference Center in Nashville, Tennessee. MarketWire

Vaccine Sales Hurt by Weak Flu Season Last Year: Kalorama
For the first time in a decade, sales of vaccines declined, according to Kalorama Information. The Healthcare market research publisher notes that a weak flu season last year which resulted in a decline in influenza vaccine sales, along with some other product changes, led to a 30% decline in the market to $19.8 billion in 2011, down from $24.1 billion in 2010 MarketWire

How the Golden State Can Get Its Export Groove Back
Once the nation's top exporting state, California has been losing ground for a decade. California's export rank has fallen to fifth place, behind Texas, Alabama, Florida and Pennsylvania. Last year, Texas exported $249 billion in goods and services, compared the Golden State's $159 billion. MarketWire

Health Innovations Aren't Delivering Cost Savings; Innovator Virgin HealthMiles Delivers Real Results
There's a reason why old adages stick around. This week, we saw that "the best laid plans ... often go awry" found new relevancy. New data reported by The New York Times shows that some health innovations like Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) may have driven higher healthcare costs -- just the opposite of what was promised MarketWire

Kelly Anderson of Anderson Plumbing Heating and Air Named President of Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors Association (PHCC) San Diego
Kelly Anderson, Call Center Manager at Anderson Plumbing Heating and Air, has been named 2012-2013 President of the Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors Association (PHCC) San Diego. MarketWire

Go Back to School With the Wines of the Italian Alps: The ABCs of Alto Adige
Back to school season is upon us and it's not just for kids. Alto Adige, Italy's northernmost wine region (also known as Südtirol), deserves a spot on any wine lover's syllabus. Located between Austria and Switzerland, Alto Adige benefits from both brisk Alpine air and warm Mediterranean sun, producing elegant wines of authentic varietal character MarketWire

Open Enrollment 2012: Employers Driving Increased Benefits Participation Rates With Trustnode's Interactive, Cartoon Character-Driven Benefits Education and Enrollment Support Platform
Kevin Dunn, Trustnode CEO, today announced that employers initially introduced to Trustnode via benefits brokers as an education and enrollment support tool for voluntary insurance product offerings are engaging Trustnode to provide education and enrollment support for all of their 2012 open enrollment core and voluntary benefits offerings MarketWire

InternetArray Product Development Update on Noobis
InternetArray, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: INAR) announced further third quarter updates on Noobis, Inc., an InternetArray holding. Progress on its new products and business platforms geared to small- to medium-sized businesses, as well as non-profit organizations, continue to grow. The products are "lite" versions of existing applications MarketWire

"It Wasn't Me," Says Thief, a Rocky Mountain Tracking GPS Car Tracking Device Recovers Yet Another Stolen Vehicle
On September 24, 2012, Rocky Mountain Tracking used a car tracking device to recover a vehicle that was stolen from a New York Limousine company. The 2009 Chevrolet Suburban valued at $19,000 was stolen from Long Island City, N.Y. and was recovered shortly after in Inwood, N.Y. No damage to the vehicle was reported. MarketWire

Oracle Achieves Record TPC-C Benchmark Result on 2 Processor System
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Cut the Rope(R) Set to Crown BURGER KING(R) Kids Meals in 2013
ZeptoLab, the developer of the highly successful mobile game Cut the Rope, today announced a promotional partnership with QSR giant BURGER KING® restaurants. The promotion will feature exclusive premium toys based on the game's loveable character, Om Nom, as well as a new digital game as part of its kids meal program. MarketWire

AMREL ISO 9001:2008 Certification
American Reliance, Inc. (AMREL) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded ISO 9001:2008 certification for design, engineering, manufacturing, and customization of rugged mobile computing solutions. MarketWire

GRNE Reports Revenue of $277,716 in August 2012; Up 8.9% Over August 2011
Green Endeavors, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GRNE), a majority owned subsidiary of Nexia Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NXHD), announced continued revenue growth in the month of August. MarketWire

Investorideas.com Launches "Shares of the Universe," a Share Certificate That Will Never Lose Value
Investorideas.com, (www.investorideas.com) an investor research portal specializing in sector stock research launches "Shares of the Universe," one of the only share certificates ever to be issued that will not lose value, even if the stock market goes down. MarketWire

The Fish Portland Lands the Most Recognized Radio Personality in Portland for Morning Show
Salem Communications Corporation, a leading U.S. radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine and book publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and conservative opinion content, announced today the new morning show on 104.1-FM The Fish in Portland debuted this week. Kat & Nelson In The Morning is the new morning show on The Fish MarketWire

AkzoNobel Secures McLaren Automotive Supply Agreement
AkzoNobel has signed anagreement to supply advanced paint technology to McLarenAutomotive, building on the success of the existing corporate partnershipwiththe Vodafone McLaren Mercedes (VMM) Formula 1 team. MarketWire

Mindoro Releases Further Results from Archangel Gold Drilling Program
Mindoro Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: MIO)(ASX: MDO)(FRANKFURT: OLM) (Mindoro, "the Company"), today announced the results from two further structurally orientated drillholes, KTD 192-12 and KTD 193-12 at Kay Tanda on the Archangel Project, Batangas in the Philippines. In addition, final results have now been received for KTD 191-12. MarketWire

New Online Resource for Economic Development Unveiled
Today's rapidly changing economy requires economic developers, community leaders and business owners to stay at the leading edge of economic development issues and trends. EconomicDevelopment.org is a new website dedicated to providing the latest economic development information and ideas. MarketWire

Winchester Systems FlashDisk PetaStore Achieves VMware Ready(TM) Status
Winchester Systems, a leading provider of data storage and server products, today announced that its new FlashDisk PetaStore PS-4500 has achieved VMware Ready™ status MarketWire

Winchester Systems FlashDisk Database Accelerator Achieves VMware Ready(TM) Status
Winchester Systems, a leading provider of data storage and server products, today announced that its new FlashDisk Database Accelerator has achieved VMware Ready™ status MarketWire

Mindoro and TVI Sign Joint Venture Agreements for Agata and Pan de Azucar
Mindoro Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: MIO) (ASX: MDO) (FRANKFURT: OLM) ("Mindoro" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that on 25 September 2012 the Company, TVI Pacific Inc. ("TVI"), TVI Resource Development Phils., Inc MarketWire

Penske Truck Leasing Issues $1.5 Billion in Senior Notes
Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P. ("PTL") and its wholly owned subsidiary PTL Finance Corporation announced they have issued an aggregate of $1.5 billion of senior notes in two tranches with 3.5 year and 5.5 year maturities at rates of 2.50 percent and 3.375 percent, respectively MarketWire

Tenguy World International, Inc. Upgraded to OTC Current Information Tier
Tenguy World International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TGWI) is pleased to announce that is has been upgraded to the highest trading status of "OTC Pink Current Information." The company has posted all information in compliance with the OTC Markets Alternative Reporting Standard and Guidelines. MarketWire

Con-way Freight Wins Second Consecutive LTL Carrier of the Year Award From Whirlpool Corporation
For the second consecutive year Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), has been named LTL Carrier of the Year by Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR). This is the third time Con-way Freight has earned the award since it became a primary carrier for Whirlpool in 2007. Benton Harbor, Mich MarketWire

Wines from Spain Announces Spain's Great Match 2012 in New York
Wines from Spain, a division of the Trade Commission of Spain, presents its 19th annual Spain's Great Match: WineFoodDesign tasting in New York this fall. The Great Match provides an opportunity to sample and learn about a variety of the world's most sought-after Spanish wines and craft beers paired with fare from NYC's Spanish restaurants in a setting featuring Spanish design and music. MarketWire

ICEmobile Expands Rich Mobile Application Development for Java EE
ICEsoft Technologies Inc., a leading global supplier of open source technologies for enterprise, is pleased to announce that ICEmobile now provides a JSP Tag Library with all the web controls required to build mobile applications using JSP. MarketWire

TELEHOUSE America and Stackpop Establish Strategic Partnership
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Atlanta Drupal Business Summit, October 26th, Features Keynote From Mobile Web Design Guru, Josh Clark, Debunking Mobile Myths
The Atlanta Drupal Business Summit, to be held October 26, will be discussing how to unlock mobile for online success. The Atlanta Drupal Business Summit takes place at the Cobb Galleria on Friday, October 26, from 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM MarketWire

15th Annual HR Technology Conference(R) Expected to Draw Record Attendance
Human Resource Executive® magazine, the premier publication focused on strategic issues in HR, today announced that it anticipates record attendance at the upcoming 15th Annual HR Technology® Conference & Exposition MarketWire

Long Island Capital Alliance Brings Investment and Business Development to Local Cyber Security Companies at Capital Forum
The Long Island Capital Alliance ("LICA"), the leading non-profit capital formation and business development organization serving regional companies, today announced the successful completion of its Cyber Security Capital Forum held on September 14, 2012 MarketWire

Oracle Invites the San Francisco Community to Experience the ORACLE TEAM USA America's Cup Pavilion @ Oracle OpenWorld
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

FTSE 100 Firm Saves Millions Using iQuate for Software License Optimization
Today iQuate, the automated IT discovery, inventory and measurement specialists for large enterprises, announced the success of an IT asset management project in Europe. MarketWire

Illusionist Dan Sperry to Attempt Death-Defying Stunt on Las Vegas Strip
On Saturday, October 6, shock-illusionist Dan Sperry will make a special appearance at the top-ranked, haunted attraction Fright Dome at Circus Circus Las Vegas. Sperry will test fate and challenge the impossible in a death-defying stunt where he will race against time to escape from drowning. MarketWire

C3 Solutions Adopts Tripwire VIA, Bolsters Customer Partnerships With Security in the Cloud
Tripwire, a leading global provider of IT security solutions, announced today that C3 Solutions, a customized technology solutions provider, has implemented Tripwire® VIA™ to strengthen security and offer customers a safe, compliant cloud computing environment. MarketWire

Media Alert: IBM, ProPlus Design Solutions to Host Webinar on Advanced Yield Analysis, Optimization
WHO: IBM and ProPlus Design Solutions, provider of unique Design for Yield (DFY) solutions that integrate device modeling, parallel SPICE simulation and statistical analysis WHAT: Will host a 60-minute Webinar titled, "Advanced Yield Analysis and Optimization with 3-6 Sigma Statistical Simulations for Memory, Logic, Digital and Analog Designs." Presenters Dr. Rajiv V MarketWire

Chef Traci Des Jardins Becomes Sole Managing Owner of Jardiniere Restaurant
James Beard Award-winning chef Traci Des Jardins today announced she is now the sole managing owner of Jardinière restaurant after buying out her business partner in Jardinière of 16 years, Pat Kuleto MarketWire

REMINDER: MEDIA ALERT: EVE to Participate at Verify2012
WHO: EVE, the leader in hardware/software co-verification WHAT: Will participate at Verify2012 WHEN: Friday, September 28, from 10:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m MarketWire

New Franchise Gator Website Increases Quality Franchise Lead Generation
Franchise Gator has launched a redesigned, content-rich website that's earning more visitors who stay longer -- making one of the franchise industry's leading portals even more valuable to entrepreneurs looking for franchise opportunities. MarketWire

RED Mountain Launches One of the Largest Ski Terrain Expansions in Decades, Adds Nearly 1,000 Acres In-Bound Terrain
Located on BC's famous "Powder Highway," RED Mountain Resort just hit overdrive: On August 1, 2012, RED began developing our most significant expansion to date: Grey Mountain. This two-year expansion adds almost 1,000 acres -- and a whole new mountain - to our already epic 1,685 acres. MarketWire

iFinix Corp. Financial Update
iFinix Corp (PINKSHEETS: INIX), a consulting and management holdings company consisting of several subsidiaries, today announced its financial results for the year ending December 31st, 2011, March 31, 2012 and June 30, 2012. MarketWire

Southridge Adds Mexican Industry Professionals to Board
Southridge Minerals, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SRGE) ("Southridge" or the "Company") is pleased to announce it has added the expertise of Mexican industry professionals Mr. Alejandro De Leon Garcia, Mr. Alfonso Sanchez Navarro and Mr. Salvador Martinez Moreno to its board of Directors. MarketWire

Tactical Communications Group Announces New Multi-Year Air Force Contract for BOSS Data Link Testing and Simulation Software
Tactical Communications Group (TCG), the leading independent provider of tactical data link (TDL) software solutions for military test, training, simulation and operational applications worldwide, today announced it recently received a new, multi-year contract and award from the United States Air Force for its market-leading BOSS tactical data link testing and simulation solution. MarketWire

Prime Social Group Is Proud to Announce the 2nd Annual Electro Beach Spring Break in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, March 2013
Prime Social Group is proud to present Electro Beach Spring Break 2013 in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico beginning March 1st, 2013 through March 30th, 2013 for a 30 night Spring Break EDM Music Experience unlike any other! MarketWire

All American Pet Company: "No, Not a Million Bars a Month, a Million Bars a Week!"
All American Pet Company, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AAPT) -- Early projections by AAPT forecasted an on-shelf presence in 40,000 retail stores by year's end; however, owing to the WOW response to presentations of its patent pending food bars for dogs -- NutraBar™, ChompBar™ and MuttBar™ -- the company's estimates have been revised upward to 60,000 stores by year's end. MarketWire

Atlantic Metro Launches CloudDirect Services Enabling Private Connectivity to Amazon Web Services
Atlantic Metro Communications, a nationwide provider of powerful, fully managed infrastructure services, today announced that it has joined the Amazon Partner Network (APN) with the launch of its CloudDirect Services. CloudDirect is designed for businesses of all sizes, providing a cost-effective, secure, and private connection to Amazon Web Services (AWS). MarketWire

C3 Metrics Co-Founder to Discuss Viewable Impressions -- the Attribution Game-Changer at OMMA Global in New York City
C3 Metrics, the leader in viewable impression technology, including the ability to see through iFrames and advanced advertising attribution, today announced its COO and Co-Founder, Jeff Greenfield, will present at OMMA Global in New York City on October 2 at the Marriott Marquis. MarketWire

Brookfield's Bay Adelaide Centre East Designed to Achieve LEED(R) Platinum Certification
Brookfield Office Properties Inc. (NYSE: BPO) (TSX: BPO) announced today that its most recent development -- the Bay Adelaide Centre East office tower in downtown Toronto -- has been designed to achieve LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) CS (Core & Shell) Platinum certification, the highest level attainable MarketWire

Global Earth Energy to Increase Production by 300%
Global Earth Energy Inc. (OTCQB: GLER) is pleased to announce plans to begin work on the Smith # 2 Well of the Smith-Needham Prospect in Gonzales County, Texas. The prospective acquisition covers an area of approximately 680 acres including two active oil wells on the 160 acre Smith Lease. MarketWire

Pending Home Sales Decline in August
After reaching a two-year peak, pending home sales fell in August but are at elevated levels compared with a year ago, according to the National Association of Realtors®. MarketWire

Suze Orman -- Award Winning Author and Television Host -- to Give Keynote Address at InnVision Shelter Network Benefit Breakfast
What:InnVision Shelter Network (ivsn.org), a leading provider of housing and supportive services for homeless families and individuals on the Peninsula/Silicon Valley, will host its 2012 Benefit Breakfast on Thursday, October 4 from 7:30am to 9:00am at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Burlingame MarketWire

Joomla! 3.0 Released; Open Source Content Management System (CMS) Newly Optimized for Mobile Devices
Joomla, one of the world's most popular open source content management systems (CMS) used for everything from websites to blogs to Intranets, today announced the immediate availability of Joomla 3.0 MarketWire

Tagged Announces Digsby Open Source Initiative
Tagged, the social network for meeting new people, today announced plans to open source its Digsby product, allowing the larger community to enhance and expand one of the Internet's most beloved communications tools. MarketWire

New NSS Labs Study Finds Google Chrome Fails to Block Click Fraud
NSS Labs, Inc MarketWire

SportStream Debuts on iPhone, Giving Fans On the Go the Ultimate Game Viewing Experience
SportStream, the social sports experience that delivers the first true second-screen for fans to watch their favorite games, makes its iPhone release today, bringing the ultimate sports companion to the palm of your hand MarketWire

NuView Systems CEO Shafiq Lokhandwala to Present With Industry Leader Bissell Homecare at the 2012 HR Technology Conference & Expo
NuView Systems, Inc., a global provider of human capital management (HCM) & payroll solutions experiencing a significant growth rate, announced today that Shafiq Lokhandwala will present at the 2012 HR Technology Conference & Expo in Chicago, IL on Wednesday, October 10th at 9:00 am with Bissell Homecare. MarketWire

Viral Bolt Media Announces Launch Party at OfficePort
Viral Bolt Media (VBM), a YouTube video production and social-sharing company, is hosting a launch party at OfficePort on Thursday, October 25, 2012 from 6-7:30 p.m. MarketWire

Former Child Prostitute Links Jerry Sandusky to Pedophile Ring in 'Dr. Phil' Exclusive This Friday
In his first television interview, Greg Bucceroni alleges to Dr. Phil that during the late 70s and early 80s, he was the victim of a pedophile ring that included convicted child molester and former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. This exclusive interview will air Friday, September 28, 2012 (check your local listings). MarketWire

Green Hills Software INTEGRITY-178B Time-Variant Unified Multi-Processing Operating System Deployed on X-ES Freescale(TM) QorIQ(TM) Single Board Computers
Extreme Engineering Solutions (X-ES) announces that Green Hills Software's INTEGRITY®-178B Time-Variant Unified Multi-Processing (tuMP) multicore operating system is supported on all of the X-ES Single Board Computers (SBCs) hosting Freescale™ QorIQ™ P2041, P3041, P4040, and P4080 processors MarketWire

Lone Star Global Services' CEO, Heath Harris, and CFO, Gerod Black, Featured on theStockRadio.com
Lone Star Global Services, Inc. ("the Company"), one of the nation's leading geophysical technology services company, today announced that theStockRadio.com has posted an audio interview conducted with the Company's CEO, Heath Harris, and its CFO, Gerod Black, at the National Investment Banking Association's conference held in New York City on September 14-15, 2012. MarketWire

Cyclone Power Technologies and Phoenix Power Group Successfully Integrate Waste Oil Co-Generation System
Cyclone Power Technologies Inc. (OTCQB: CYPW), developer of the all-fuel, clean-tech Cyclone Engine, and Phoenix Power Group LLC announced that they have integrated Phoenix's proprietary waste oil combustion chamber / heat exchanger (CCHX) with Cyclone's Waste Heat Engine (WHE-25) MarketWire

Noble Systems Acquires ALI Solutions
Noble Systems Corporation, a global leader in unified contact center technology solutions, today announced that it has acquired assets from ALI Solutions, Inc (formerly Austin Logistics), an award-winning provider of contact center decisioning and analytics applications and technology partner to 5 of the top 10 largest global banks MarketWire

Golf Group Continues to Make Progress in Ongoing Efforts to Deter Counterfeiting
The U.S. Golf Manufacturer's Anti-Counterfeiting Working Group ("Golf Group") reports a recent string of raids and convictions of multiple counterfeiters of golf products in China. These successes demonstrate the Golf Group's ongoing commitment to prosecuting counterfeiters and to limiting counterfeit production MarketWire

Historic Jeweler Champenois & Co. to Release First Collection in More Than 60 Years
Champenois & Co. today announced the debut of Champenois for Brilliante® -- its first branded jewelry collection to premiere in more than 60 years -- airing on multichannel electronic retailer ShopNBC (www.shopnbc.com) on Thursday, Oct. 4 MarketWire

CytoSorbents Continues to Expand Market Awareness of Its Technologies
CytoSorbents Corporation (OTCBB: CTSO), a critical care focused company using blood purification to modulate the immune response, control inflammation, and prevent or treat organ failure, continues to expand market awareness of its CytoSorb® and HemoDefend technologies through exhibits, posters and presentations at a number of key conferences through the end of 2012. These include: MarketWire

Traders Beat the Algos as "Stock Alerts" Deliver 96%+ Winners
It's evident that during turbulent market times, stock traders often need a steady and consistent helping hand. Since the beginning of the year, the BullTrade.com Special Membership has closed out 46 winners and one loser. Traders have praised these "Stock Alerts" for over 14 years while the performance record has spoken volumes MarketWire

MEDIA ADVISORY: Penske Logistics Thought Leadership on Display at CSCMP Global Conference
What:Penske Logistics Senior Vice President of Sales, Joe Gallick, to appear on two panel sessions When:Tuesday, Oct. 2, 20129:45 - 11:15 a.m. CSCMP Annual State of Logistics Report®, Room B4063:00 - 4:00 p.m MarketWire

Rogue Iron Ore Corp Executes Share Purchase Agreement With Rio Tinto, Proceeds With the Formation of Rapier Gold Inc.
Rogue Iron Ore Corp. (TSX VENTURE: RRS) ("Rogue", the "Company") is pleased to announce it has executed a share purchase agreement ("SPA") with Rio Tinto Alcan Inc. ("Rio Tinto"), a subsidiary of Rio Tinto plc, to purchase the shares of Nat River Gold Inc. / Aurifere Riviere Nat Inc MarketWire

Updated GMAT Mobile App From GMAC Includes Integrated Reasoning
Graduate Management Admission Council's Official Guide for GMAT® Review, 13th Edition mobile app is now available for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. The new edition includes access to the Integrated Reasoning online prep tool to help test takers prepare for the latest section of the GMAT exam. MarketWire

Southern California Telephone and Energy (SCT&E) Acquires North Energy Central (NEC), Moving SCT&E Forward With Its Plans to Expand Electrical Generation in the United States and Abroad
Southern California Telephone & Energy, a privately held company, has completed the purchase of North Energy Central (NEC) www.northenergycentral.com from the famed Power Plant Designer and Builder Michael Medock for an undisclosed amount. NEC is incorporated in both the United States and the Dominican Republic MarketWire

New eBook Defines Top 7 Retail Brand Category Pages
Maxymiser, the global expert in testing, personalization and optimization for online businesses, announced today the release of its second eBook in series of four dedicated to online retailers called: "Four Elements of a Winning Category Page: Best Practices in Retail Website Testing and Optimization MarketWire

Martini Media Announces Participation in Top Industry Conferences
Martini Media, the digital media and content platform for engaging the audience with the most money and influence online, today announced the fall line-up of industry conferences they will be speaking at and sponsoring MarketWire

Modernizing Medicine Is Named the #1 Top Mobile Startup by the South Florida Technology Alliance
Modernizing Medicine, the creator of the Electronic Medical Assistant™ (EMA), a cloud-based specialty-specific EMR application, announced today that it has been named the #1 "Top Mobile Startup in South Florida" by the South Florida Technology Alliance (SFTA). MarketWire

SpectraScience Initiates Sales Training With PENTAX in Germany and Belgium
SpectraScience, Inc. (OTCQB: SCIE), a San Diego-based medical device company, recently completed training of the PENTAX Europe sales teams in Germany and Belgium on the WavSTAT4 Optical Biopsy System. The sales training effort follows the successful completion of training PENTAX technicians on the installation and maintenance of WavSTAT units at hospitals in several countries in Europe. MarketWire

David Carlick Joins NetSeer Board of Directors
NetSeer today announced that David Carlick, Chairman at ReachLocal (NASDAQ: RLOC), has joined its Board of Directors. NetSeer's patented concept matching technology suite is rapidly advancing the way digital media is bought MarketWire

Jones International University(R) Selects Dr. Milton Goldberg for University Chancellor Role
Jones International University® (JIU®) is pleased to announce Milton Goldberg Ed.D has been selected to fill the role of University Chancellor. Effective immediately, Dr MarketWire

Premiering on Public Television in October, Award Winning Doc Explores 10 Years in Post 9/11 Afghanistan Through the Eyes of One Boy
Following the international hit "The Boy who Plays on the Buddhas of Bamiyan," Phil Grabsky's "The Boy Mir - Ten Years in Afghanistan" tracks cheeky, enthusiastic Mir from a childish eight to a fully grown seventeen-year-old MarketWire

Advanced Laser Technologies Laser Cuts Powder Coated Parts to Assure Clean Opening Edges
Advanced Laser Technologies is introducing laser cutting and drilling services they perform on parts that are powder coated first. This lets them produce clean openings and eliminate the need for masking. MarketWire

BrightScope Announces the Top 25 Raleigh-Durham Area-Based Companies With the Best 401k Plans
BrightScope (www.brightscope.com), a leading provider of independent financial information and investment research, today announced the Top 25 Raleigh-Durham area-based companies with the highest ranked 401k plans containing more than $50 million in assets. MarketWire

Epicor One of the World's Largest Software Companies
Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, announced today its inclusion in Software Magazine's Software 500 ranking of the world's largest software and service providers, now in its 30th year. Featured in the September 2012 issue of the publication and online at www.softwaremag MarketWire

New Celtra Infographic Reveals Emerging Mobile Advertising Trends
Celtra Inc, the industry leader for rich media advertising and analytics across mobile devices, has today unveiled a new infographic that highlights front-line advertising industry trends from the company's first quarterly Mobile Rich Media Monitor Report MarketWire

Custom Plastic Radomes From Mayfield Plastics Are Manufactured to Specification
Mayfield Plastics, Inc. has introduced their capability for producing custom fabricated plastic radomes that provide a lightweight and durable solution for protecting antennas and electronics for RV, motorhome, marine, and commercial and military aircraft and ground-based applications. MarketWire

RightScale "Cloud for the Holidays" Helps Organizations Scale to Meet Spikes in Holiday Demand
RightScale® Inc, the leader in cloud computing management, announced "Cloud for the Holidays," a solution to help companies ensure that their online promotions, micro-sites, games or applications can scale to meet the peak demands of holiday traffic while avoiding the downtime that can mean lost sales MarketWire

Football Foods Take Over Sunday
On any given Sunday, screams of delight or grumbles of frustration can be heard as First Downs and Personal Fouls fill NFL stadiums across the country. When they can't be at the game in person, Americans turn to classic football foods to fill the void as they watch from the comfort of their living rooms. Seamless (www.seamless MarketWire

Vicor's New Partnership With Infinity Sales Expands U.S. Sales Network
Vicor™ Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today announced an agreement with Infinity Sales that will extend the sales and distribution of Vicor's high-performance power systems and semiconductor solutions in the Southern California market MarketWire

Safeway Inc. to Webcast Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call on October 11, 2012
Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) will host a conference call with investors on Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. ET (8:00 a.m. PT) to discuss its third quarter 2012 financial results. MarketWire

AirPatrol Selected as SINET 16 Innovator to Present at 2012 SINET Showcase
AirPatrol, a leading provider of advanced mobile device security systems, today announced it has been selected as a SINET 16 Innovator. AirPatrol will present its enterprise mobile device security solution during the 2012 SINET Showcase to be held October 25th at the National Press Club in Washington D.C., supported by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Directorate MarketWire

Avaya Earns Nemertes PilotHouse Market Leader Award for IP Contact Center
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Utility Company Uses Multichannel Avaya Customer Experience Management Solutions to Deliver Outstanding Service
Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative improves productivity and responsiveness to clients by adding powerful new capabilities to its Avaya Aura® infrastructure. New Avaya Aura Workforce Optimization and Management tools enable optimal staffing and simpler scheduling MarketWire

BioSavita Appoints James Kuo, M.D., M.B.A., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
BioSavita, Inc. announced today that its board has appointed James Kuo, M.D., M.B.A., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. He plans to lead the company's growth through development of its portfolio of biosimilar products and additional corporate partners for its Twin Cassette® yeast expression technology, which allows rapid production of fully functional antibodies in secreted form. MarketWire

Fortinet FortiMail Earns 20th Consecutive Virus Bulletin Antispam Award
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) -- a world leader in high-performance network security -- today announced the company's FortiMail™ messaging security appliance has been awarded its 20th consecutive Virus Bulletin certification in the VBSpam Awards. MarketWire

Arkadin Announces iPad App for ArkadinAnywhere Web Conferencing
Arkadin, one of the world's largest collaboration services providers, today announced iPad®App for ArkadinAnywhere™. ArkadinAnywhere is the company's flagship online web conferencing solution for fast, easy remote collaboration and virtual presentations MarketWire

Datamax-O'Neil Introduces the NETira(TM) Software Suite
Datamax-O'Neil, a global provider of industrial grade label and receipt printing solutions, announces the availability of NETira, a new suite of software applications designed to optimize the performance of Datamax-O'Neil printers MarketWire

Baja Mining Announces Standstill Extension and Updates on Technical Report Status
Baja Mining Corp. ("Baja") (TSX: BAJ)(OTCQX: BAJFF) announces that the lenders to its 49% owned subsidiary, Minera y Metalurgica del Boleo S.A. de C.V. ("MMB"), have agreed to an extension to the second standstill agreement announced by Baja on August 7, 2012. MarketWire

Element Trading Technologies Inc. Announces Launch of Marketing Campaign
Element Trading Technologies Inc MarketWire

Wyndham Rewards Loyalty Program Jumpstarts Shopping Season With Bonus Points
The Wyndham Rewards® guest loyalty program is giving its members the opportunity to earn enough bonus points to redeem for a $25 gift card when they stay two times at more than 6,500 participating Wyndham Hotel Group properties worldwide. MarketWire

Wyndham Rewards Loyalty Program Introduces New Gift Card With Fall Offer
Wyndham Rewards®, the guest loyalty program of Wyndham Hotel Group, is giving its members the opportunity to earn enough bonus points to redeem for a $25 Wyndham Rewards Visa® Prepaid Card when they stay twice at more than 6,500 participating Wyndham Hotel Group properties worldwide. MarketWire

SMX East 2012 Will Feature eCommerce Discussion Moderated by Mercent VP Frank Kochenash October 4 in New York City
Mercent™, a leading technology company that enables retailers to profitably reach and convert more shoppers online, announced today Mercent Vice President of Product and Client Services Frank Kochenash has been invited to moderate a 'Birds-of-a-Feather' luncheon session at SMX East (Search Marketing Expo) 2012. MarketWire

Aroway Energy Inc. Announces Acquisition Agreement on Oil Property
AROWAY ENERGY INC. (TSX VENTURE: ARW)(OTCQX: ARWJF) (www.arowayenergy.com) (the "Company") announces that it has entered into an initial agreement (the "Agreement") with a private oil and gas company, 1316751 Alberta Ltd. ("1316751"), and the shareholders of 1316751 (the "Vendors") pursuant to which Aroway will acquire certain oil and gas properties in the Kirkpatrick Lake area consisting of 1 MarketWire

The Pantry, Inc. Selects Gilbarco Veeder-Root for Forecourt Media Trial
Gilbarco Veeder-Root and The Pantry, Inc. today announced a continuation of their exclusive supply agreement for all fuel dispenser, payment and automatic tank gauging (ATG) products and services. As part of the relationship, The Pantry will pilot Applause™ TV with Outcast as their exclusive digital forecourt media solution at sites across the Southeast. MarketWire

X-Change Corporation Raising $10 Million for Guardian Product Expansion
X-Change Corporation (OTCQB: XCHC) announced today that Guardian Telecom, Inc. is in the process of raising TEN MILLION DOLLARS ($10,000,000.00) to support the growth and expansion of its weatherized and industrialized product lines. The capital raise will ensure that the company is well funded for double digit growth over the next several years MarketWire

ClearSign Achieves Major Development Milestone: Demonstrates Technique to Provide Unprecedented Flame Stability up to 1,000,000 Btu/hr
ClearSign Combustion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLIR), an emerging leader in combustion and emissions control technology for industrial, commercial and utility markets, reported today that it has successfully demonstrated its proprietary Electrodynamic Combustion Control™ (ECC™) technology operating in a system with a thermal output of 1,000,000 Btus per hour. MarketWire

Phytel to Present at Stanford's Medicine X Conference
Phytel, the leader in automated, provider-led population health improvement, announced today that it has been chosen to make a presentation at the Stanford School of Medicine's Medicine X conference, which will address "the intersection of medicine and emerging technologies." MarketWire

IlluminOss Medical Secures $28 Million Series C Financing for Minimally Invasive Bone Fracture Repair
IlluminOss Medical, Inc., the company pioneering photodynamic orthopedic implants, announced today that it has secured a $28 million Series C round of venture capital financing MarketWire

New Study Links Rice Bran Oil Blend to Lower Blood Pressure and Improved Cholesterol
NutraCea (OTCQB: NTRZ), a global leader in the production and marketing of value added products derived from rice bran, today highlighted a new study presented by a team of scientists at the American Heart Association's High Blood Pressure Research 2012 Scientific Sessions linking a rice bran oil and sesame oil blend to lower blood pressure and improved cholesterol. MarketWire

JELD-WEN, inc. Announces New Chief Financial Officer
JELD-WEN, inc. announced today the appointment of Scott Cottrill as Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, reporting to JELD-WEN President Philip Orsino. Mr. Cottrill will assume his new position on October 15, 2012. MarketWire

GlobalWise Announces Appointment of Kendall D. Gill to Chief Financial Officer Position
GlobalWise Investments, Inc. (OTCBB: GWIV) (OTCQB: GWIV) (www.GlobalWiseInvestments.com) ("GlobalWise") and its wholly owned subsidiary Intellinetics, Inc., a leading-edge technology company focused on the design, implementation and management of cloud-based Enterprise Content Management ("ECM") systems in both the public and private sectors, today announced the appointment of Kendall "Ken" D MarketWire

JDSU Recognized as the Global Leader for Fiber Optic and Ethernet Communications Test Solutions
For the second year in a row an independent research firm, Frost & Sullivan, has recognized JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) (TSX: JDU) as the industry leader for its fiber optic and Ethernet communications test solutions MarketWire

Medifocus Inc. Announces Update on the Prolieve(R) Acquisition and the Hiring of the Prolieve(R) Management Team
Medifocus Inc. (OTCQX: MDFZF) (PINKSHEETS: MDFZF) (TSX VENTURE: MFS) is pleased to announce the following update on the recently announced purchase of all the Prolieve® business assets from Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX). MarketWire

Sophos Enhances Mobile Security for Android Devices With Free Anti-Virus and Encryption Apps
Sophos today announced it has extended protection for Android devices with the release of two free apps. The latest version of Sophos Mobile Security for consumers and the new Sophos Mobile Encryption app secure Android devices against malware and privacy issues, provide loss and theft protection, and allow Sophos SafeGuard Enterprise users to securely access encrypted files stored in the cloud MarketWire

Tongxin International Provides Summary of Unaudited Financial Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2011
Tongxin International Ltd. (PINKSHEETS: TXIC), a China-based manufacturer of engineered vehicle body structures ("EVBS") and stamped parts for the commercial automotive industry, today announced its summary of preliminary financial results for the year ended December 31, 2011. MarketWire

Investor Analytics' White Paper Debunks Risk Aggregation Myths
In a webinar to launch a new Investor Analytics (IA) White Paper Adding It All Up: The Myths and Realities of Risk Aggregation and the Risk Aggregation Survival Guide, an audience poll revealed that more than 70% of respondents said the single most important reason to perform risk aggregation across managers is to actively manage portfolios MarketWire

Golar LNG Partners LP: Contemplating Issuing New Unsecured Bonds
Golar LNG Partners L.P. is contemplatingissuing new senior unsecured bonds inthe Norwegian bond market with maturity in October 2017. MarketWire

EndoChoice Featured in UPS Advertising
United Parcel Service (UPS) has selected EndoChoice, Inc., a platform GI technology company, to be featured in its upcoming ad campaign, "We Love Logistics." MarketWire

Xirrus Reports Impressive iPhone 5 Wi-Fi Performance in Initial Testing
Xirrus®, the leader in high-performance wireless access, today announced results of initial testing on the new iPhone 5 that demonstrate significantly higher Wi-Fi performance compared to previous iPhone models. Tests of the dual-band (5GHz and 2.4GHz) iPhone 5 running the iOS 6 operating system showed a 277-percent performance increase in Wi-Fi upload performance. MarketWire

Funders Seek Increase in Success Measures, According to Sage Nonprofit Insights Survey
Sage North America today announced the results of its recently conducted Sage Nonprofit Insights survey of U.S. and Canadian nonprofit organizations, which focused on identifying top trends and practices in funding and grant management processes. MarketWire

Customers Continue to Adopt, Upgrade and Expand Their Footprint of Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

The Carolina Panthers Choose Mobivity as Mobile Marketing Partner With Three-Year Contract
Mobivity Holdings Corporation (OTCBB: MFON), an award-winning provider of proprietary mobile marketing technologies and solutions, will be partnering with the Carolina Panthers to allow fans to interact with the organization on the mobile channel by using their mobile marketing platform, as well as in-stadium graphics for live polling and engagement during sporting events. MarketWire

ATIVAS Is the First Company in Brazil to Adopt Oracle SPARC SuperCluster T4-4
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

ON24 Announces Business Travel Comedy Contest Winner
ON24, Inc., the leader in webcasting and virtual events, today announced that Dhaya Lakshminarayanan, former venture capitalist, is the winner of the "Your Time, Your Life, Go Virtual" comedy contest sponsored by ON24. The contest showcased five of America's funniest comedians talking about ON24's newest research into the problems with business travel MarketWire

Deli XL Implements Oracle ATG Web Commerce to Grow Online Initiatives and Enhance the Customer Experience
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

DISH Launches dishNET Broadband, Bringing High-Speed Internet to Rural Americans With Slow or No Access
DISH (NASDAQ: DISH) MarketWire

Gold Resource Corporation Declares September Monthly Dividend
Gold Resource Corporation (NYSE MKT: GORO) declares its instituted monthly dividend of $0.06 per common share for September 2012 payable on October 23, 2012 to shareholders of record as of October 10, 2012. Gold Resource Corporation is a low-cost gold producer with operations in southern Mexico. MarketWire

W. P. Carey Provides Construction Financing in Poland
Investment firm W. P. Carey & Co. LLC (NYSE: WPC) today announced that one of its publicly-held non-traded REIT affiliates, CPA®:17 - Global, will be providing build to suit financing which will fund the construction of an expanded logistics platform of the global contract logistics and supply chain management company syncreon Holdings Ltd ("syncreon"). W. P MarketWire

Advanced BioScience Laboratories Awards Avid Bioservices HIV Vaccine Development and Manufacturing Contract
Avid Bioservices, a subsidiary of Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: PPHM), today announced that it has been chosen by Advanced BioScience Laboratories, Inc. (ABL) to provide development and large-scale manufacturing services to support cGMP production of an HIV envelope protein, as a component of a preventive vaccine against HIV infection MarketWire

Newport Beach Cosmetic Dentistry Practice Celebrates National Dental Hygiene Month
Each year, dentistry practices around the country participate in National Dental Hygiene Month, an event hosted by the American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA) each October. The event was developed in an effort to spread awareness of healthy oral hygiene and preventative dental services. Newport Beach dentist Dr MarketWire

Radius Initiates Phase 2 Study of BA058-Transdermal for the Treatment of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
Radius Health, Inc. ("Radius"), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing new therapeutics for the treatment of osteoporosis and other women's health conditions, today announced it has randomized its first patients in a Phase 2 study of BA058-transdermal (BA058-TD) in healthy postmenopausal women with osteoporosis MarketWire

AMD AppZone Brings Graphics-Accelerated Windows and Android Apps to PCs Worldwide
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the launch of AMD AppZone, an online showcase for applications and games accelerated by AMD Radeon™ graphics processing units (GPUs) and AMD accelerated processing units (APUs) MarketWire

Tensilica CTO Chris Rowen to Discuss Protocol-Processing Dataplanes at the Linley Tech Processor Conference
Who: Chris Rowen, CTO and Founder, Tensilica What: Dr. Rowen will present "The Protocol-Processing Dataplane: Extensible Muitiprocessors in Networking, Wireless Stacks and Storage" at the 6th Annual Linley Tech Processor Conference MarketWire

Mediacom Selects TiVo for Next-Generation, Whole-Home Television Experience
TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO), a leader in the advanced television entertainment market, and Mediacom Communications Corporation today announced that Mediacom has chosen TiVo to provide its next-generation consumer video experience utilizing TiVo's best-in-class whole-home, multi-screen suite of products MarketWire

Idahoan Foods, LLC Names New President & COO
Idahoan Foods, LLC, a leading producer of packaged mashed potato and potato casseroles in the U.S., announced the promotion of Drew Facer to President & Chief Operating Officer September 10. MarketWire

Dunbar Products, LLC. Selects abas ERP From abas-USA for Their Integrated ERP Solution
abas-USA announced today that Dunbar Products, LLC. has chosen abas Business Software as its Enterprise Resource Planning ("ERP") software for the future. MarketWire

Catavolt Raises $1.5 Million in Series A Funding
Catavolt, Inc., a recognized market innovator in enterprise mobility, today announced it has closed a $1.5 million Series A investment round led by FCA Venture Partners, a Nashville, TN based venture capital firm, with participation by angel investor George Salem MarketWire

TranSwitch Announces Production Shipment of HDplay Transceivers for Top-Tier Asian Manufacturer
TranSwitch Corporation (NASDAQ: TXCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions in the rapidly growing consumer electronics and telecommunications markets, today announced that the Company has begun shipping production volumes of its HDplay™ transceiver for a new High Definition (HD) projector developed by a top tier manufacturer in Asia MarketWire

Vanity Events Holding, Inc. Retains Nationally Recognized Media Professional, Gary Cortell
Vanity Events Holdings, Inc. ("Vanity" or the "Company") (OTCBB: VAEV) announced it has retained Gary Cortell to provide financial media distribution services. Cortell will be instrumental in the dissemination of information for Vanity Events and its Buy Borrow or Sell model. MarketWire

TableTopics Happiness Edition Gets Seal of Approval From Delivering Happiness
TableTopics, the creators of award-winning conversation starter sets with editions for adults, families, teens and children, has received the Delivering Happiness Seal of Approval for their Happiness edition. MarketWire

Meru Networks Delivers Wi-Fi Solution to Farmington Municipal School District for Higher Student Engagement
Meru Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: MERU), a leader in virtualized 802.11n Wi-Fi networks, today announced that the company has delivered a district-wide wireless LAN for thousands of students, teachers and staff in over 18 schools within the Farmington Municipal School District in New Mexico. MarketWire

Guanwei Reports Increase in Active Customers
Guanwei Recycling Corp MarketWire

Perma-Fix to Present at the SeeThruEquity Smallcap and Microcap Conference
Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: PESI), a leading provider of nuclear waste treatment services, today announced that Ben Naccarato, Chief Financial Officer, will present at the SeeThruEquity Smallcap and Microcap Conference at 2:45 p.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at the Cornell Club in New York City. MarketWire

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Announces New Location of Annual Meeting of Stockholders
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: PPHM), a biopharmaceutical company developing first-in-class monoclonal antibodies focused on the treatment and diagnosis of cancer, today announced that it has changed the location of its Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be held on October 18, 2012 at 10:00 am Pacific Daylight Time as follows: MarketWire

Horizon Pharma to Present at the 11th Annual BIO Investor Forum
Horizon Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: HZNP) today announced that Todd Smith, executive vice president and chief commercial officer, will present at the 11th Annual BIO Investor Forum on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time (7:30 p.m. Eastern Time) in San Francisco, CA. Mr. Smith will provide an overview of the Company and its corporate activities. MarketWire

Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce Partners With SaaS Markets to Launch Exclusive App Store for Small Businesses
Starting today, choosing the right technology will be much easier for small business owners in Richmond, Va. (RVA), thanks to an innovative software-as-a-service App Store introduced by the Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce and SaaS Markets, a global leading business app store provider. MarketWire

Epinex to Provide Free Diabetes Testing at Annual Care Harbor/LA Clinic
Epinex Diagnostics is proud to be a sponsor at this year's annual Care Harbor/LA Clinic, which will provide free medical, dental and vision services to thousands of uninsured and underserved individuals in the Los Angeles community MarketWire

DuBro Architects + Builders Brings 'Living Architecture' to DC Region
DuBro Architects + Builders, (www.dubro.net), a premier design / build firm serving customers in the Northern Virginia and Washington, DC area, today announced the new brand name for Novus Construction. During its 10 year history, the firm has evolved its focus to creates "living architecture" -- projects that are designed to support and nurture the way clients live. MarketWire

Beer Brewers Planning More Than 65 Major Projects at U.S. Sites, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Beer brewers, both large and small, are pouring investments into building new facilities and expanding existing operations to the tune of more than $800 million MarketWire

BonTerra Resources Inc.: Bonterra Discovers Five Parallel Veins at the Rivage Zone
BonTerra Resources Inc. / BonTerra Resources Inc. : BONTERRA DISCOVERS FIVEPARALLEL VEINS AT THE RIVAGE ZONE. Processed and transmitted by ThomsonReuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. Suite 4006 - 1011 West Cordova Street Vancouver, B.C MarketWire

Construction Starts on West Coast for Fourth-Quarter 2012 Appear Robust at $4.7 Billion in Spending, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- A total of $4.7 billion in construction starts scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2012 may not look bad at first glance for the states of California, Oregon and Washington. However, $2.8 billion of that spending represents only two alternative fuel complex projects, skewing the numbers MarketWire

Seabridge Gold Narrows Search for KSM High-Grade Core
Seabridge Gold (TSX: SEA)(NYSE: SA) today reported encouraging initial results in its search for a high-grade core underlying its very large KSM gold-copper project, prompting Seabridge to expand and extend the current exploration drilling program. Two targets have generated drill results consistent with a possible core zone target MarketWire

MacGameStore Releases the MacGameStore App for Mac OS X
MacGameStore Inc., an online store for digital downloads of Mac Games, today announces its MacGameStore App which provides a better and easier shopping experience to get the latest Mac games. The MacGameStore App is only available at macgamestore.com. MarketWire

Spin Games LLC Announces Debut at G2E 2012
Spin Games LLC, a rising gaming content provider in the global slot industry announced today they are spinning into G2E 2012 at the Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas, being held Oct 1 through 4. This will be the company's first tradeshow since its 1st office opening just 7 month ago. MarketWire

Punchline Resources Receives Initial Positive Results From Wonder Mine Target at Empress Project -- High Grade Gold and Silver Confirmed in Underground Sampling
Punchline Resources Ltd. (OTCQB: PUNL) (OTCBB: PUNL) ("Punchline" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Company has received initial positive results from the geochemical sampling program recently conducted on the Wonder Mine target at the Empress Project, located approximately 26 miles south of Goldfield, Nevada MarketWire

Virident Systems Kunal Vasavada to Discuss How Flash Storage Can Improve Database Performance at Oracle Open World
Virident Systems, a performance leader in flash-based storage class memory (SCM) solutions, today announced that Kunal Vasavada, manager for systems and applications QA, will make a presentation about how to improve database performance using Virident's FlashMAX II SCM at the upcoming Oracle Open World 2012, being held Sept. 30-Oct. 4 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, Calif MarketWire

Public Media Campaign, Women and Girls Lead, Kicks Off Second Year of Public Television Programming in October to Spotlight Issues Facing Women and Girls Worldwide
Independent Television Service (ITVS) announced today the rollout of its second year of documentary broadcasts in support of the Women and Girls Lead campaign, a multiyear public media initiative to focus, educate, and connect citizens worldwide in support of the issues facing women and girls MarketWire

Reputation Changer Reviews Obama's and Romney's Online Reputations, Declares One Candidate the Winner
In recent weeks, Republican Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has taken a beating from pundits and members of the press, with a series of PR fiascos threatening to undermine his credibility. Between what many believed to be a rash series of remarks following the violence in Libya and his widely-decried "47 percent" comments, Romney's reputation has seldom been on shakier ground MarketWire

World Financial Group: Adequate Life Insurance Coverage Is Vital for Families
Marriage is very often a catalyst for couples to obtain life insurance, but the same cannot always be said of parenthood MarketWire

Hydroxycut(TM): Skipping Meals Can Sabotage Weight Loss Efforts
TIME reports that a new study has pinpointed the damaging effects of skipping meals while attempting to lose weight. Although somewhat counterintuitive, this study shows that women who skip meals actually lose less weight than those who stick to a healthy meal plan MarketWire

Ray Skinner Joins United Community Bank as SVP - Retail Banking
United Community Bank announces that Ray Skinner has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Retail Banking, reporting to Chief Operating Officer, Lynn Harton. MarketWire

Basho Opens Tokyo Office to Support Growing Adoption of Riak(TM) Throughout Japan and Asia Pacific
Basho Technologies, the worldwide leader in distributed database and cloud storage software, announced today the inauguration of its Japanese business operations, Basho Japan KK, and the opening of its Tokyo Office. MarketWire

MediaNet Group Technologies Announces Name Change to DubLi, Inc.
MediaNet Group Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: MEDG), a global marketing company that provides consumers around the world with a variety of innovative, online shopping and entertainment opportunities, today announced that it has changed its name to DubLi, Inc. The Company's shares will commence trading on the OTCQB, under the new ticker symbol (OTCQB: DUBL) on September 27, 2012 MarketWire

Outdoor Wood Furnaces Eliminate Home Energy Costs: A Growing Consumer Trend Reports Michigan Business Biography, Sponsored by Industry Visions on NBC 25
Outdoor wood furnaces have become a new trend toward energy independence for many families deciding to eliminate high household energy costs by taking matters into their own hands and thus ending high fuel bills MarketWire

Vital Therapies, Inc. Announces First Closing of $76 Million Staged Financing to Fund Phase 3 Pivotal Clinical Trials of ELAD(R) in USA and EU
Vital Therapies, Inc., a development stage biotechnology company focused on human allogeneic cellular therapy for life-threatening acute liver failure, today announced the first closing of $16 million from a multi-stage commitment to invest $76 million in the company led by Vital Therapies' existing private investors. MarketWire

EMED Mining Public Limited: Quarterly Operational Update
MarketWire

ANA secures Anti-Trust Immunity for expansion of Joint Venture with Lufthansa
ANA and Lufthansa German Airlines todayannounced that the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transportand Tourism (MLIT) issued antitrust immunity (ATI) to add SwissInternational Air Lines and Austrian Airlines, both Lufthansa Groupcarriers, to its Japan-Europe joint venture with Lufthansa GermanAirlines MarketWire

KANA Showcases Next Generation of Customer Service Experiences at Call Center & Customer Management Expo
In only a few days, KANA Software, Inc., a global leader in customer service solutions delivered on-premise or in the cloud and used by more 900 organizations worldwide, including half of the Global 100 and 250 government entities, will join the customer service elite in London for the Call Centre & Customer Management Expo MarketWire

Senior In-Home Care Fort Collins, Seniors Helping Seniors of Northern Colorado, Makes New Client Relations Hire
Seniors Helping Seniors of Northern Colorado, a senior in-home care Fort Collins service, is proud to announce a new key hire: Tina Saldanha is the home care provider's new Manager of Client Relations. MarketWire

Atlanta Plastic Surgeon on Benefits of Eyelid Surgery
According to a 2011 survey from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, cosmetic eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty, was among the top five surgical procedures performed in the United States. Because there is an extensive amount of surgical and nonsurgical options available, weighing out the pros and cons of each procedure is essential to achieve the best results MarketWire

Solar Industry Leader Verengo Solar Partners With Friedman's Home Improvement
Verengo Solar, a leading California residential solar installation company, today announced a partnership with 65-year-old Sonoma county based retailer, Friedman's Home Improvement. MarketWire

Ft. Lauderdale Refractive Surgeon Named Top in His Field
Dr. Barry Concool, a Ft. Lauderdale LASIK surgeon, has recently been named a 2011 Top Refractive Surgeon by Sightpath Medical. The award honors distinguished leaders in the field of refractive surgery for demonstrating surgical expertise and a continued pursuit of exceptional patient care through advanced technology and surgical techniques. Dr MarketWire

Family Favorite Meals Get a Makeover
(Family Features) There has been a makeover taking place in the past 40 years on a food that 94 percent of Americans eat at least monthly, according to the Consumer Beef Index. You may be surprised to learn of the many changes that have resulted in leaner beef found at your local grocery store. MarketWire

Save Time in the Kitchen
(Family Features) When it comes to tackling household responsibilities, home cooks have a few tricks up their sleeves. Organization and planning can help free up time for family activities each evening; and while takeout is always an option, over time you can quickly run through the family budget on last-minute foods. MarketWire

Quick Ways to Perk Up Your Day
(Family Features) Let's face it, between work deadlines, shuttling the kids back and forth to school and activities, and household chores, sometimes those to-do lists can be overwhelming. Here are a few quick tips to keep you moving throughout the day. MarketWire

MarketResearch.com Announces Distribution of QuantiView Inc. Research
As the leading distributor of market intelligence, MarketResearch.com is pleased to announce a business partnership with QuantiView which allows for the marketing and distribution of QuantiView's proprietary market analyses through the MarketResearch.com website. MarketWire

Teledyne DALSA BOA Smart Cameras Now Support PROFINET IO Industry Standard
Teledyne DALSA, a Teledyne Technologies company and a global leader in machine vision technology, today announced that their BOA Smart Cameras now support PROFINET IO, a high-level network for industrial automation applications MarketWire

Teekay Corporation Contemplates Norwegian Bond Issuance
Teekay Corporation (Teekay) (NYSE: TK) announces that it intends to issue NOK 500-700 million in new senior unsecured bonds in the Norwegian bond market that mature in October 2015 which, at current conversion rates, have an aggregate principal amount equivalent to approximately USD 85-120 million. The proceeds of the bonds are expected to be used for general corporate purposes MarketWire

DSM updates market on strategy progress at Capital Markets Days
Royal DSM, the global LifeSciences and Materials Sciences company, will todayand tomorrow update the financial community at its annual Capital MarketsDayson progress made with its DSM in Motion: driving focused growth strategy. MarketWire

Demand for new technology drives multi-million AkzoNobel expansion
AkzoNobel is to boost capacity atone of its US sites in order to meetincreasing demand from the semi-conductor industry, particularly for theproduction of light emitting diodes (LEDs). Financial details were notdisclosed. MarketWire

Ablynx Proposes to Strengthen Its Board With the Appointment of Dr Roger Perlmutter and Dr Russell Greig
Ablynx (EURONEXT BRUSSELS: ABLX) todayannounced that Dr Roger Perlmutter and Dr Russell G. Greig will beproposed asIndependent Non-Executive Directors at the Company's forthcomingExtraordinaryGeneral Meeting of its shareholders at the beginning of November 2012. MarketWire

Nebo Wins Four 2012 WebAwards
Nebo, an Atlanta-based digital marketing agency, was recently recognized by the Web Marketing Association with four design awards at the 2012 WebAwards Competition. The award-winning websites included: MarketWire

Do More With Oxygen, an Online Community for Those Affected by COPD, Offers Tips for Traveling With Oxygen
Adults who love traveling, but are affected by respiratory ailments like Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), don't need to surrender their love of adventure, according to Do More With Oxygen's free new guide, "Traveling With Oxygen Made Easy." MarketWire

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Inc. to Host Second Quarter Conference Call on Thursday, October 4, 2012
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Inc. (NASDAQ: RMCF) today announced that it will host an investor conference call at 4:15 p.m. Eastern Time (EDT) on Thursday, October 4, 2012, to discuss the Company's operating results for the second quarter and first half of FY2013, along with other topics of interest. The Company plans to report its operating results earlier the same day. MarketWire

Essex Announces Release and Conference Call Dates for Its 2012 Third Quarter Earnings Results
Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESS) announced today that it plans to release its third quarter 2012 earnings results after the market closes on Wednesday, October 31, 2012. A conference call with senior management is scheduled for Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time or 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. MarketWire

Brookfield Canada Office Properties to Hold Conference Call and Webcast of 2012 Third Quarter Financial Results Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 9:00 A.M. (E.T.)
Brookfield Canada Office Properties (TSX: BOX.UN) (NYSE: BOXC) announced today that its 2012 third quarter financial results will be released after the market close on Monday, October 22, 2012. Analysts, investors and other interested parties are invited to participate in the trust's live conference call and webcast on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. (E.T MarketWire

Worldwide Food Services (WFSV) Signs Letter of Intent
WORLDWIDE FOOD SERVICES, INC. (Worldwide Food Services) (PINKSHEETS: WFSV) announced today the Company has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire Wellness Juices, Inc. Details will be made available upon completion of the acquisition. MarketWire

Worthington Industries Declares Quarterly Dividend
The board of directors of Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE: WOR) has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.13 per share. The dividend is payable on December 28, 2012, to shareholders of record December 14, 2012. This marks the 180th consecutive quarter that Worthington has paid a dividend since it became a public company in 1968. MarketWire

Cypress Development Corp. : Cypress Stakes Additional Claims for Gunman Zinc-Silver Project in Nevada
Cypress Development Corp. /Cypress Development Corp. : Cypress Stakes Additional Claims for Gunman Zinc-Silver Project in Nevada . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Prince of Orange awards Heineken Prizes 2012 and Heineken Young Scientists Awards 2012
Amsterdam, 27 September 2012 - The Alfred Heineken Fondsen Foundation today announced that His Royal Highness the Prince of Orange awarded the Heineken Prizes for Science and Art to Titia de Lange, Peter Struycken, Hans Clevers, William Laurance, Geoffrey Parker and John Duncan during an extraordinary meeting of the Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences at the Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam GlobeNewswire

Transocean Ltd. Provides Brazil Frade Field Incident Update
Transocean Ltd. /Transocean Ltd. Provides Brazil Frade Field Incident Update . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Archer Limited : Three year Apache contract for Archer enhances strong operations in North Sea
Aberdeen (27 September 2012) - Global oilfield services provider Archer has secured a three year contract to provide platform drilling and maintenance services to six Apache platforms in the North Sea. GlobeNewswire

Wolfgang M. Neumann appointed new President & CEO of Rezidor
The Board of Directors of the Rezidor Hotel Group has appointed Wolfgang M. Neumann as new President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Rezidor; effective January 1, 2013. He succeeds Kurt Ritter who is retiring at the end of the year. GlobeNewswire

News Statement Three: Norgas Cathinka Incident September 26
Norgas Carriers Private Limited can confirm its managed vessel the Norgas Cathinka is now anchored safely at Merak Roads, Indonesia and that investigations into the incident on September 26 2012 are continuing. GlobeNewswire

Bavarian Nordic to Present at Third Annual Cancer Immunotherapy Conference in New York
KVISTGAARD, Denmark, September 27, 2012 - Bavarian Nordic (OMX: BAVA) announced today that the company will be presenting at the third annual Cancer Immunotherapy: A Long-Awaited Reality Conference on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at the New York Academy of Medicine in New York City. GlobeNewswire

Eltek ASA: Financial Calendar 2013
Eltek ASA intends to present its financial reports in 2013 and hold its Annual General Meeting according to this plan: GlobeNewswire

FLSmidth to supply feeding system for aluminium smelter
Company Announcement to the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority No. 35-2012, 27 September 2012 GlobeNewswire

The transfer of Ahlstrom's wipes business in Brazil to Suominen postponed
Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE September 27, 2012 at 13.00 GlobeNewswire

Mobistar: Mobistar starts selling iPhone 5 in Belgium on September 28
Brussels, September 27, 2012- Mobistar today announced it will start to offer iPhone 5 in Belgium beginning Friday, September 28, during a special event for the winning customers of a contest. iPhone 5 will be available for a retail price of 689.99 euro for the 16GB model, 789.99 euro for the 32GB model and 899.99 euro for the 64GB model GlobeNewswire

Aker Solutions awarded Murphy umbilicals
27 September 2012 - Aker Solutions has been selected to supply two production control umbilicals and three umbilical termination assemblies (UTAs) to Murphy Exploration & Production Company - USA. The products will be delivered to the Murphy operated Dalmatian field in the De Soto Canyon located in the Gulf of Mexico which is jointly owned by Murphy and Ecopetrol America Inc GlobeNewswire

SOLVAY LAUNCHES ITS RARE EARTH RECYCLING ACTIVITY IN FRANCE
Brussels, September 27, 2012 - 12:00  GlobeNewswire

BonTerra Resources Inc. : BONTERRA DISCOVERS FIVE PARALLEL VEINS AT THE RIVAGE ZONE,
BonTerra Resources Inc. /BonTerra Resources Inc. : BONTERRA DISCOVERS FIVE PARALLEL VEINS AT THE RIVAGE ZONE, . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Stonesoft Oyj :STONESOFT SHARE SUBSCRIPTIONS WITH STOCK OPTIONS
Stonesoft Corporation Stock Exchange Release September 27, 2012 at 11:55 a.m. GlobeNewswire

Statkraft: Norway's Crown Prince opens Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm
Today His Royal Highness, Crown Prince Haakon of Norway will officially open the Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm built off the coast of Norfolk, UK, by the owners Statoil and Statkraft. GlobeNewswire

Pronova BioPharma ASA : Omacor reimbursement reintroduced in Spain for severe hypertriglycerademia
Oslo, Norway, 27 September 2012: Pronova BioPharma (OSE: PRON.OL) has been informed by its commercial partner in Spain, Grupo Ferrer, that the Spanish public authorities have decided to reintroduce reimbursement for patients with severe hypertriglycerademia when fibrates are contraindicated. GlobeNewswire

Novartis data show AIN457 significantly reduced signs and symptoms in patients with hard-to-treat moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis
Novartis International AG /Novartis data show AIN457 significantly reduced signs and symptoms in patients with hard-to-treat moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Aker Solutions helps extend the life of the fields offshore Brunei
27 September 2012 - Aker Solutions has been selected as the management contractor for Brunei Shell Petroleum Co Sdn Bhd's (BSP) offshore construction and maintenance services. The contract runs for five years and has an estimated value of over NOK 2.3 billion. GlobeNewswire

Trudy Rautio appointed Chairman of the Board of Rezidor Hotel Group
Following the resignation of Hubert Joly on 13 September 2012, the Rezidor Hotel Group today announced that its Board has appointed Trudy Rautio as Chairman of the Board for the period until the end of the 2013 Annual General Meeting. GlobeNewswire

CHANGES TO RNB GROUP EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
RNB RETAIL AND BRANDS today announced the following changes to its Group Executive Management: GlobeNewswire

Handelsbanken starts up in Brazil
Handelsbanken is opening an office in São Paulo, the largest city in Brazil. This means that the Bank has units in 24 countries worldwide - more than any other Nordic bank."Brazil has become a larger and increasingly important market for many of our corporate customers GlobeNewswire

The Debt Office's guidelines proposal for 2013-2016
The Debt Office proposes additions to two areas in this year's proposal. They are related to position taking and management of financing risks. The objective is to further formalise risk management and positions in foreign currency. GlobeNewswire

ING CEO Jan Hommen to present at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Conference
Today, Jan Hommen, CEO of ING Group, will address the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 17th Annual Banking & Insurance CEO Conference in London. GlobeNewswire

ABLYNX PROPOSES TO STRENGTHEN ITS BOARD WITH THE APPOINTMENT OF DR ROGER PERLMUTTER AND DR RUSSELL GREIG
GHENT, Belgium, 27 September 2012 - Ablynx [Euronext Brussels: ABLX] today announced that Dr Roger Perlmutter and Dr Russell G. Greig will be proposed as Independent Non-Executive Directors at the Company's forthcoming Extraordinary General Meeting of its shareholders at the beginning of November 2012. GlobeNewswire

Handelsbanken Norway extends its contract with EVRY
(Oslo, 27 September 2012) Handelsbanken Norway has decided to renew its existing contract with EVRY. Handelsbanken is Norway's fourth largest bank with 49 branch offices and 176 billion kroner in loan assets. This contract consists of banking solutions that are available as services. EVRY is responsible for the technical aspects of the service GlobeNewswire

Statkraft to build two additional wind farms in Sweden
(Oslo/Stockholm, 27 September 2012) Statkraft has decided to build the Björkhöjden and Ögonfägnaden wind farms in Sweden. The work will start immediately, which means that Statkraft will have four major wind farms under development in cooperation with SCA in mid/northern Sweden. Statkraft's investment budget for the two most recent projects is about NOK 5.2 billion. GlobeNewswire

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