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vCom Solutions Announces New Clients
vCom Solutions today announced new clients who have contracted with vCom to streamline and automate the management of their telecom lifecycle, helping them gain visibility and control over their spending and inventory. These new clients include Tri Counties Bank, Bank of the Pacific, and Colliers International. MarketWire

Minerals Technologies to Present at Jefferies Global Industrials Conference
NEW YORK, August 5-Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE: MTX) announced today that Robert S. Wetherbee, president and chief executive officer, will address financial analysts at the Jefferies 2013 Global Industrials Conference on Wednesday, August 14 in New York. Minerals Technologies will host a live webcast of Mr. Wetherbee`s presentation ACN Newswire

AAM Announces Officer Appointment
DETROIT, MICHIGAN, August 5, 2013 - AAM today announced the following officer appointment:Mark S. Barrett has been appointed Group Vice President, Procurement, Program Management & Driveshaft Business Unit.  Previously, he served as Group Vice President, Procurement & Program Management ACN Newswire

Community Shield Bettors Enjoy a Money-Back Guarantee at Titan Bet
A unique refund offer on halftime/fulltime or first/last goal scorer bets draws football bettors to Titan Bet for the upcoming Community Shield GlobeNewswire

Golar LNG Awarded Kuwait FSRU Contract
The Board of Golar LNG Limited ("Golar"or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Golar has executed a firmcontract to provide the Kuwait National Petroleum Company ("KNPC") withfloating storage and regasification ("FSRU") services to support their LNGimport operations at Mina Al Ahmadi. MarketWire

Ericsson and STMicroelectronics complete transaction to split up ST-Ericsson
* Formal transfer of relevant parts of ST-Ericsson to the parentcompanies has taken place on August 2, 2013 * Close down of the remaining activities of ST-Ericsson has started Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) today announcedtheclosing of the transaction for the split up of ST-Ericsson MarketWire

TVP Solar Closes CHF 6.6 Million in Extended Round B Financing & Appoints New Director
TVP Solar SA, a game-changer in the solar thermal industry with its high-vacuum flat solar thermal panels, has completed a CHF 6.6 million equity injection as an extension to the Round B of financing (totaling CHF 12.6M) on the 26th of July, 2013. MarketWire

Thomson Reuters Expands Buy-Side Community on Eikon Messenger through FXall Integration
Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced that it has expanded the Eikon Messenger community on the buy-side through the integration of its FXall clients ACN Newswire

Halberd Corporation Appoints New Hire
Halberd Corporation (PINKSHEETS: HALB) announces the hire of Mr. Maurice Sanders. Mr. Sanders comes to Halberd with an extensive background in the computer sciences field and has an impressive work history for almost two decades, including serving four years in the United States Marine Corps. MarketWire

PeriGen Announces First Integration of Its PeriCALM Perinatal Solution With CPSI's Enterprise-Wide EHR at Taylor Regional Hospital
PeriGen, the global leader in applying real-time clinical decision support to perinatal systems, today announced the first integration of its PeriCALM® perinatal system with Taylor Regional Hospital's enterprise-wide electronic health record (EHR) from Computer Programs and Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CPSI). The interface, which went live in June, allows clinicians at the Hawkinsville, Ga MarketWire

Cisco Global Survey Reveals That the Majority of Aspiring Executives See a Big Future for Video in the Workplace
A new generation is entering the management ranks of companies worldwide, and like previous generations, they will bring with them their own preferred ways of communicating and collaborating MarketWire

Edwards Receives IDE for US Clinical Trial of SAPIEN 3 Transcatheter Valve
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, today announced that it has received conditional Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to initiate a clinical trial of its Edwards SAPIEN 3 transcatheter aortic heart valve and accessories. MarketWire

Grand Capital Ventures, Inc. Enters Into Binding Letter of Intent With TomCat Films LLC
Grand Capital Ventures, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GRCV) (the "Company") announced today that it has entered into an exclusive, binding letter of intent with TomCat Films LLC ("TomCat"). TomCat produces, acquires, licenses and distributes independent films on a worldwide basis MarketWire

Oncologix Tech Acquires Angels of Mercy; Gains Leading Healthcare Service Company
Oncologix Tech Inc. (OTCQB: OCLG), announced today the Company has purchased 100% of the common stock of Angels of Mercy, Inc., a leader in the Personal Care Attendant (PCA) healthcare services industry. MarketWire

Digital Ally, Inc. Receives Second-Largest Commercial Order in Its History
Digital Ally, Inc. (NASDAQ: DGLY), which develops, manufactures and markets advanced video surveillance products for law enforcement, homeland security and commercial applications, today announced the receipt of its second-largest order for its DVM-250 series of Event Recorders MarketWire

SKODA AUTO Selects SGI(R) ICE(TM) X and SGI(R) UV(TM) 2000 HPC Systems to Accelerate Automotive Innovation
SGI (NASDAQ: SGI), the trusted leader in technical computing and big data, today announced that ŠKODA AUTO a.s., one of Europe's best known car companies and daughter company of the VW Group, the world leading manufacturer of automobiles, has selected SGI® ICE X and SGI® UV™ 2000 computing systems to augment its computer-aided engineering (CAE) system. MarketWire

Homeland Resources Announces Liberty Ridge Oil and Gas Project Update
Homeland Resources Ltd. (OTCQB: HMLA), an emerging oil and gas exploration and production company, announced today that it received notice from the Liberty Ridge Oil and Gas Project operator that drilling of the 2nd well of the Phase-1 exploration program has been completed. Subsequently, it was determined that the well is non-commercial. As a result, the 2nd well will be plugged and abandoned. MarketWire Unveils Exclusive Nigel Barker Photography Collection, the world's leading online destination dedicated to experiencing and buying art, announces the launch of a new photography collection by internationally renowned fashion, beauty and travel photographer Nigel Barker. The unique images are divided into nine categories, featuring more than 270 photographic prints exclusive to Art MarketWire

iStreamPlanet Announces Investment Agreement by QuestMark Partners to Propel Growth and Innovation in Live Multiscreen Video Delivery
iStreamPlanet, the leader in live streaming video solutions, announced today it has secured $8 million in new financing. The financing was led by QuestMark Partners, a leading expansion-stage venture firm, targeting highly differentiated, category creating companies. MarketWire

Keys for Women to Become More Assertive in the Workplace
Kimberly Gerber, a renowned communications expert and president/CEO of Excelerate, a communication training and coaching firm delivering innovative strategies and leadership development, has valuable advice for women who need to better assert themselves in the workplace. MarketWire

R.D. Olson Opens New Orange County Hotels
Nearly one year to the day from breaking ground, R.D. Olson Development has opened the doors on a pair of Orange County hotels in the $60 million Tustin Pacific Center, a 196,000-square-foot, mixed-use hotel and retail development at the 55 Freeway and Edinger Avenue in Tustin, CA MarketWire

Square Launches National Contest for Small Business Owners
Square, the company making commerce easy for everyone, announced "Love Local," a national contest celebrating small businesses across Canada. Square's free card reader and free software enable anyone to accept credit cards ( and run their business from their iPhone, iPad or Android device. MarketWire

Tony Emrick Named CDS Global's Senior Vice President of North American Sales
Tony Emrick has been named senior vice president of North American sales at CDS Global, where he directs the overall sales strategy for outsourced business solutions in the United States and Canada. His primary role includes growing the company's core media business, as well as targeted efforts in nonprofits and utilities MarketWire

Plandai's Upcoming Weight Loss Study Primed to Outperform Competing Trials
Goldman Small Cap Research, a stock market research firm focused on the small cap and microcap sectors, notes in a just published article that with a product that likely has the highest nutrient absorption rate into the bloodstream (bioavailability) in the industry, Plandai Biotechnology, Inc MarketWire

BroadSoft Reports Second Quarter 2013 Financial Results
BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT), the leading global provider of Internet protocol-based, or IP-based, communications services to the telecommunications industry, today announced financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2013. MarketWire

Altair Nanotechnologies Announces Second Quarter 2013 Financial Results Conference Call
Altair Nanotechnologies Inc. (NASDAQ: ALTI) will hold a conference call to discuss financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2013. The call is scheduled for Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). Shareholders and members of the investment community are invited to participate. MarketWire

EcigaretteReviewed Helps Vapers Understand Industry Evolution With New Panda eCigs Review
EcigaretteReviewed has today announced the debut of a new Panda eCigs review, highlighting the interesting evolution of the industry and ensuring smokers make the right choice for their needs. MarketWire

Zephyr Real Estate Places High in RISMedia 2013 Power Broker Report
RISMedia 25th Annual Power Broker Report, released in July, places Zephyr Real Estate as #79 in the nation for 2012. Zephyr's sales volume for the year was $1.51 billion, directly competing with brokerages having far more agents and offices across the country. MarketWire

Nectar Services Corp Signs Exclusive Agreement With Aura Alliance
Nectar Services Corp™, a leader in the development of Unified Communications network monitoring and management software for voice, video, data networks and applications, today announced it has signed an agreement with the Aura Alliance to be the only network monitoring tool recommended to its members MarketWire

Tremor Video and Advertising Age/Creativity Kick Off the Second Annual Super Creative Video Ad Challenge
Tremor Video, Inc MarketWire

Mobile Game Publisher Yodo1 Expands Beyond China Announces Global Publishing Platform for Worldwide Game Distribution for Developers
Yodo1 (, a leading publisher of Western smartphone games to China's 500 million iOS/Android market, today officially announced it will also publish select games to the global mobile market as well MarketWire

Fortinet(R)'s FortiGuard(R) Labs Reports a 30 Percent Increase in Mobile Malware in the Last Six Months; Seeing 1300 New Samples per Day
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) -- a world leader in high-performance network security -- today announced the findings of its FortiGuard threat landscape research for the period of January 1 - July 31, 2013. The complete report can be downloaded here: MarketWire

PeakColo Announces Strategic Relationship With Avnet Technology Solutions to Distribute IaaS Cloud Services in the Americas
PeakColo, a leading enterprise-class IaaS Cloud service provider for channel partners, announces today it has established a distributor relationship with Avnet Technology Solutions, a global IT solutions distribution leader MarketWire

Qualys Announces Second Quarter 2013 Financial Results
Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance solutions, today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2013. For the quarter, the Company reported revenues of $26.3 million, GAAP net income of $0.9 million, non-GAAP net income of $2.1 million, adjusted EBITDA of $4.5 million, GAAP earnings per diluted share of $0 MarketWire

AAJA and NLGJA Joint Project to Address Lack of News Coverage in the Heartland
The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) was awarded a $200,000 grant from the Ford Foundation to launch "Diverse and Inclusive: News of the Heartland," a project to address the lack of news coverage of minorities and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities in Nebraska. MarketWire

RAPP Expands With Appointment of Greg Andersen as Managing Director, Los Angeles
RAPP, an Omnicom-owned global agency, today announced the appointment of Greg Andersen to the position of Managing Director of RAPP Los Angeles. Andersen will replace Tony Hobley, who has taken on global leadership responsibilities for the agency's HP relationship. MarketWire

oDesk Reaches $1 Billion Spent Cumulatively via Its Online Workplace
oDesk®, the world's largest online workplace, today announced that more than $1 billion (U.S.) has been spent on work conducted via its platform. This milestone highlights significant disruption taking place in the way businesses staff and in the way people work. Data also released today by oDesk underscores how online work is fulfilling increasing demand for specialized professionals MarketWire

Qvidian Named a Finalist for the 2013 Innovative Technology Awards by The Mass Technology Leadership Council
Qvidian, the leader in sales effectiveness applications, announced today it was named a finalist for Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council's 2013 Innovative Technology of the Year Award in the Sales and Marketing category for its Qvidian Sales Playbooks & Analytics MarketWire

SelectNY Welcomes Suzanne Hader as Head of Digital Strategy
SelectNY (, the largest independent global branding and advertising agency, is pleased to announce the appointment of Suzanne Hader as Head of Digital Strategy of its New York office MarketWire

Thumb Area Transit of Eastern Michigan Selects RouteMatch Software for Demand Response Operations and Tablets for Increased Reporting and Improved Customer Service
Thumb Area Transit, a demand response transit agency performing up to 2,000 trips a day and covering all of Huron County in the thumb area region of eastern Michigan, has selected RouteMatch Software as their ITS (intelligent transportation systems) technology provider MarketWire

White Pine Trading to Host Its First Recycled Diamond Sales Event in Mumbai Market
White Pine Trading LLC, one of the world's largest recycled diamond companies, announced today that it will host its first Recycled Diamond Sales Event in Mumbai, India, expanding the roster of international markets in which it conducts special sales MarketWire

BTI Systems Marks Mid-Year With Significant Momentum and Global Market Penetration
BTI Systems, the software and networking leader empowering content and service providers to capitalize on trends in cloud services, mobility and Internet video, continues to experience strong momentum and growth -- driving demand for solutions from large content, colocation/hosting and service providers while increasing market share. MarketWire

Cadec and FuelQuest Partner to Streamline Fuel Distributor Operations With Integrated In-Cab and Fuel Management Automation Solution
Cadec Global, which helps companies stay connected to their fleets, announced today a partnership with FuelQuest, the leading on-demand software and services company for the global downstream energy industry. The two companies offer fuel distributors increased visibility and efficiency within their fleet operations MarketWire

Centigon Solutions Partners With TomTom to Bring Location Analytics to SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards
Today, Centigon Solutions announced during a live announcement a new partnership with TomTom. This partnership will provide CMaps Plugin (formerly GMaps Plugin) for SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards with new map imagery and geocoding courtesy of TomTom. MarketWire

Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. to Host Second Quarter Conference Call on Monday, August 12, 2013
Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ: CWCO), which develops and operates seawater desalination plants and water distribution systems in areas of the world where naturally occurring supplies of potable water are scarce or nonexistent, today announced that it has scheduled an investor conference call for 11:00 a.m MarketWire

33Across Taps Brett Lofgren as Chief Revenue Officer
33Across, the leading social sharing and content discovery platform, today announced it has added Brett Lofgren to its executive team as Chief Revenue Officer. Lofgren will be responsible for overseeing the company's revenue strategy and will be based in New York where he will report to 33Across CEO, Eric Wheeler MarketWire

Washington Marriott Encourages Guests to "Find Their Own DC"
With so many sights to see and diverse and exciting neighborhoods to visit, the Nation's Capital is considered one of the most unique cities in the country. The Washington Marriott is making it easy to get around the city to find the many family friendly and free things to do by offering the "Find Your Own DC" package. MarketWire

Wangfujing International Now Holds an Aggregate 93.65% of the Issued Share Capital of PCD Stores
BELMONT HONG KONG LTD. ("Belmont"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Beijing Wangfujing International Commercial Development Co., Ltd. ("WFJ International"), announced that, as at 4:00 pm on 5 August 2013, it has received valid acceptances of 2,278,798,485 Shares, or approximately 54 ACN Newswire

Travel To Go Paves the Way With Top Travel Discounts
Travel To Go is proud to offer their clients the best luxury resort accommodations at the lowest prices, all year round. GlobeNewswire

El Cid Vacations Club Scam Prevention Team Reveals Three Top Travel Safety Tips for 2013
El Cid Vacations Club scam prevention team was created to ensure that travelers receive enough information about common scams and how to avoid them. GlobeNewswire

Ashland Inc. to present at Jefferies 2013 Global Industrials Conference
August 5, 2013 GlobeNewswire

Payless Vacations Worldwide Receives Excellent Reviews from Travelers
Payless Vacations Worldwide, a vacation club that is very experienced within the travel industry and has become regarded as an excellent alternative to timeshare, is getting rave reviews from its members. GlobeNewswire

Labor SMART, Inc. Secures $2 Million Finance Facility
Labor SMART, Inc. (OTCQB: LTNC) (the "Company") announced it has secured a $2 million dollar finance facility with San Francisco, CA based Transfac Capital. MarketWire

Solar Wind Energy Tower, Inc. Files Patent "Atmospheric Energy Extraction Devices and Methods"
Solar Wind Energy Tower, Inc. (OTCQB: SWET) (the "Company"), the inventor of a large Solar Wind Downdraft Tower structure capable of producing abundant, inexpensive electricity, announced today that SWET recently filed a new patent application titled "Atmospheric Energy Extraction Devices and Methods." This application was filed with request for prioritized examination. MarketWire

BluForest Inc.: Anticipates New Technology to Measure Carbon Emissions Will Expand the Carbon Offsets Trading Market
BluForest Inc. (OTCBB: BLUF) (OTCQB: BLUF) ("BluForest" or the "Company"), a development stage company that is a publically traded carbon offsets marketing and renewable energy company, is anticipating new technology. The technology named "Hestia" after the Greek goddess of the hearth and home will expand the carbon offsets trading market. MarketWire

Miller Energy Resources Provides Drilling Update
Miller Energy Resources, Inc. ("Miller Energy" or the "Company") (NYSE: MILL) and its wholly owned Alaskan operating subsidiary, Cook Inlet Energy ("CIE") have announced that all three drilling operations in Alaska are on schedule MarketWire

Brazil Minerals, Inc. Acquires Rights in High-Potential Vanadium, Titanium, and Iron Project
Brazil Minerals, Inc. (OTCQB: BMIX) (the "Company" or "BMIX"), a diamond and gold producer with resources and assets in Brazil, today announced that it has acquired the exclusive and irrevocable right to develop and own 75% of a vanadium, titanium, and iron project in the state of Piauí, Brazil MarketWire

Predixion Software and Indiana Health Information Exchange Form Strategic Partnership to Reduce Preventable Hospital Readmissions
Predixion Software, a developer of collaborative predictive analytics solutions, and the Indiana Health Information Exchange Inc. (IHIE) announced today a strategic partnership to jointly develop predictive health analytics solutions to be offered by IHIE to accountable care organizations (ACOs) and hospitals across Indiana MarketWire

Media Alert: Cadence to Present, Exhibit and Sponsor Flash Memory Summit 2013
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, today announced its sponsorship of the Flash Memory Summit, a conference and exhibition that highlights innovation for consumer, computer and communications applications MarketWire

Growing Demand Prompts LENSAR to Expand Sales Force, Expand Global Distribution for Its Cataract Surgery Laser
LENSAR Inc., developer of the next generation LENSAR™ Laser System for refractive cataract surgery, announced today it is significantly expanding its sales force and global distribution to better handle increasing demand. MarketWire

EPiServer Positioned in the Visionaries Quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management
EPiServer, an innovator in multichannel digital marketing and e-commerce software, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Visionaries quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management (WCM) report. The report analyzes a select group of vendors in the WCM market based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute. MarketWire

Avita Medical Ltd Expected to Dominate Market for Burns and Scalds Treatment, Says Zacks Analyst via Interview With The Life Sciences Report
Jason Napodano, Senior Biotechnology Analyst at Zacks Investment Research, stated in an interview with George Mack of The Life Sciences Report, "Avita Medical Ltd MarketWire

Lightower Announces 1,500-Mile Expansion of All-Fiber Network in Washington D.C. and Virginia
Premier Metro Fiber Provider Aggressively Expanding in D.C. and Virginia Expansion Adds 1,100 Route Miles in Virginia and 400 Route Miles in D.C MarketWire

Tetrus Corporation and Quipa(TM) US Partner to Deliver Groundbreaking Cyber Security Solution

GenieDB Launches Globally Distributed MySQL-as-a-Service
GenieDB, a leading innovator of distributed relational database technology, today announced the launch of GenieDB Globally Distributed MySQL-as-a-Service, its scalable, highly available database-as-a-service (DBaaS) MarketWire

Hansen Medical Announces Enrollment of First Patients Into New Clinical Study Evaluating the Use of the Artisan(R) Family of Control Catheters With the Sensei(R) X Robotic System for the Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Hansen Medical, Inc MarketWire

Stonesoft Corporation Stock Exchange Release August 5, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. GlobeNewswire

Panasonic Develops Highly Effective Water Purification System Using New Unique Photocatalyst
Panasonic Corporation today announced that it has developed a highly effective water purification system using a newly developed photocatalyst. This system is capable of effective detoxification of polluted water(1) by harmful heavy metals, such as arsenic, chromium, and persistent organic matter at a reaction rate of up to 100 times that of conventional methods(2) ACN Newswire

Prospect Capital Provides $94.0 Million for Recapitalization of CP Energy Services
Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEC) ("Prospect") announced today that Prospect has provided $94.0 million in senior secured loans and equity for the recapitalization of CP Energy Services, Inc. ("CP Energy"), an energy services company based in western Oklahoma. MarketWire

Keep Your Cool This Summer With 5 Energy-Saving Tips for Your Home
With the hot summer months still upon us, chances are you'll stare in shock at yet another out-of-control electric bill. While turning off lights, using ceiling fans, and keeping an eye on the thermostat are some of the obvious steps to a cooler, more eco-friendly home, did you know that your home's interior design can also play a key role in saving energy? MarketWire

Cobra Electronics Recognizes National Stop on Red Week With Innovations in Radar Detection and Location-Based Alert Technology
Cobra Electronics Corporation (NASDAQ: COBR), a leading designer and marketer of award-winning safety, mobile and consumer electronics, today recognizes National Stop on Red Week, a week dedicated to reducing the incidence of red light running in the United States and the fatalities and injuries it causes MarketWire

Cryptzone extends support for latest Microsoft software technologies in its Simple Encryption Platform modules
Gothenburg, August 5 2013Cryptzone, the IT security and threat mitigation specialist, exhibiting at SharePoint Fest in Washington DC this week, today released version 4.14 of its Simple Encryption Platform (SEP) Client, delivering improved support for Microsoft software technologies, including Microsoft SharePoint 2013, Outlook 2013 and Windows 8 GlobeNewswire

Happy Monday From HoJo: Free $25 Gas Cards With Midweek Stays
Howard Johnson hotels throughout the U.S. and Canada are helping travelers have a happier start to their week by offering a free $25 gas gift card with any midweek stay booked on a Monday. MarketWire

Metso's Pulp, Paper and Power business continues its cost reduction program to improve competitiveness
Metso Corporation's stock exchangerelease on August 5, 2013 at 11:45 a.m.local time MarketWire

Konica Minolta Presented on Enterprise Transformation Through IT Innovation at the CIO Summit 2013
Konica Minolta Business Solutions Asia participated in the annual CIO Summit 2013, and Jonathan Yeo, General Manager, Regional Headquarters, was one of the distinguished speakers at the event. MarketWire

Corent Technology's SurPaaS(TM) Named a Finalist for Most Innovative Cloud Solution at High-Tech Innovation Awards
Corent Technology, the first IBM Technology Provider Partner certified as "Ready for IBM SmartCloud," today announced that its SurPaaS™ Software Delivery Platform as a Service has been recognized as a finalist for Most Innovative Cloud Solution by the Orange County Technology Alliance Annual High-Tech Innovation Awards. MarketWire

NTT Com to Acquire a Maximum 91.2% Stake in Arkadin
NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), Arkadin International SAS (Arkadin) and AXA Private Equity jointly announce today that they have entered into exclusive negotiations over NTT Com's acquisition of a majority stake in Arkadin, the world's third-largest collaboration service provider(1) MarketWire

SoCoCare Receives 2013 TMC Labs Innovation Award
SoCoCare, the leading all-in-one provider of social media engagement for customer care solutions, announced today that TMC has named SoCoCare as a 2013 TMC Labs Innovation Award winner. The award is presented by TMC's CUSTOMER magazine. MarketWire

Vital Therapies, Inc. Receives Orphan Designation in Europe
Vital Therapies®, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing a cell-based therapy targeting the treatment of acute liver failure, today announced that the European Commission granted Orphan Medicinal Product Designation for C3A cells for the treatment of acute liver failure MarketWire

CCA Announces Acquisition of Correctional Alternatives, Inc.
CCA (NYSE: CXW) (the "Company" or "Corrections Corporation of America"), America's largest owner of partnership correctional and detention facilities, announced today that it has closed on the acquisition of Correctional Alternatives, Inc. (CAI), a privately held community corrections company, for approximately $36 million, excluding transaction related expenses MarketWire

nGage Labs Expands Executive Team to Support Rapid Growth
nGage Labs™, Inc., the leading provider of in-store shopper engagement solutions that enable retailers to recognize, personalize, and engage shoppers, today announced the appointment of three top executives: Peter Charness, President; Nancy Terzolani, SVP Client Experience; and Larry Negrich, Vice President of Marketing MarketWire

Duke Cancels Levy Nuclear Project After Delaying Harris Nuclear Project, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) (Charlotte, North Carolina) last week cancelled the proposed $24 billion grassroot Levy County Nuclear Power Station in Florida MarketWire

CTX Virtual Technologies, Inc. Reports $48.9 Million Net Sales for First Quarter 2013
CTX Virtual Technologies, Inc MarketWire

Working Mom's Beauty Survival Kit -- Presented by
Beauty can often take a backseat when a baby is born. With a busy life on the go, when is there time for a working mom to look beautiful? Fortunately, there are many things that moms can easily pack in their purse or diaper bag to keep them looking great -- even after putting in a 9-5 workday. The latest article by Skincare-News MarketWire

Viewfinity Helps Top Engineering Firm Apex Automate and Improve Endpoint Security
Viewfinity (, the leading provider of next generation application control, has successfully delivered privilege management and application whitelisting benefits to Apex Companies, LLC is a leading national water resources and environmental services consulting and engineering firm MarketWire

Digital Asia Festival Awards Opens for Entries
The Digital Asia Festival Awards is now open for entries and is accepting submissions into its 26 categories.Entries into the awards will be judged by an independent jury consisting of leading client marketers, digital media practitioners and agency strategists who will base the judging criteria on Strategy, Creativity and Innovation, Execution and Results ACN Newswire

VGI's Net Profit in 1Q13/14 Jumped 92% YoY
VGI reported its first quarter result of 2013/14 (Apr - Jun), earned THB 861 million, increasing 32% YoY. Bottom line rose by 92% to THB 308 million as a result of the increase in BTS's 35 C-Cars and extension line which grew inline with growth in BTS's ridership, as well as branch expansion of Modern Trade retailers ACN Newswire

Hitachi Announces Establishment of Hitachi Asia Vietnam
Hitachi Asia Ltd. today announced the establishment of its subsidiary Hitachi Asia (Vietnam) Co., Ltd. in Ho Chi Minh City, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, allowing Hitachi to further expand its Social Innovation Business in Vietnam. Established with an initial capital of approximately US$ 500,000, the company has started operations in August 2013 ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Develops World's First Authentication Technology to Extract and Match 2,048-bit Feature Codes from Palm Vein Images
Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced that it has developed the world's first technology for extracting and matching 2,048-bit feature codes from biometric data.In contrast to the existing matching process of comparing vein feature patterns, the new method employs feature codes extracted from vein images that represent the features of the images in binary format ACN Newswire

NSX Prototype Excites Racing Fans and Sports Car Enthusiasts at Honda Indy 200
A prototype NSX lapped the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course today just prior to the running of the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio, exciting fans in the state where the NSX is being developed and will be produced, and showcasing the steady progress being made toward the planned 2015 launch of the next-generation, mid-engine supercar.The NSX prototype lapped the 2 ACN Newswire

Metso's Pulp, Paper and Power business continues its cost reduction program to improve competitiveness
 Metso Corporation's stock exchange release on August 5, 2013 at 11:45 a.m. local time GlobeNewswire

SeaBird Exploration Plc: Second quarter 2013 presentation and webcast
5 August 2013, Limassol, Cyprus GlobeNewswire

XPO Logistics Announces Common Stock Offering
GREENWICH, Connecticut - August 5, 2013 - XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: XPO) today announced that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of 8,000,000 shares of its common stock, subject to market and other conditions. XPO expects to grant the underwriters in the offering a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,200,000 shares of its common stock GlobeNewswire

Financial press release - Grontmij improves operating results, taking important steps in 'Back on Track' strategy execution
De Bilt, 5 Augustus 2013 - Grontmij N.V., a listed consulting engineering company with strong European presence, today reports its second quarter and first half year results of 2013. Operating results in the second quarter of this year improved compared to last year, showing an increase of earnings and margin at a relative stable level of revenue GlobeNewswire

STMicroelectronics announces changes in executive management
PR No. C2731C         GlobeNewswire

Thomson Reuters 9th Annual Compliance Awards Ceremony Announced
Nominations Opened for Leading Governance, Risk & Compliance Industry Awards GlobeNewswire

Systemair Annual Report 2012/13 is now available online
Systemair AB (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm: SYSR) announced today that the company's Annual Report for 2012/13 is published, see the attached file. The Annual Report is also published on the company's website, in both Swedish and English version. GlobeNewswire

Songa Offshore SE : July fleet update
Songa Venus achieved an operating efficiency of 98% during the month working for Mubadala Petroleum in Vietnam. GlobeNewswire

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