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Brown & Brown, Inc. Announces the Asset Acquisition of O'Neil Financial Services Agency, Inc.
J. Scott Penny, Regional President and Chief Acquisitions Officer of Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE: BRO), together with Tom O'Neil, the principal of O'Neil Financial Services Agency, Inc. ("O'Neil Financial Services"), today announced that Brown & Brown of Kentucky, Inc., a subsidiary of Brown & Brown, Inc., has acquired certain assets of O'Neil Financial Services. MarketWire

The Best Balance Transfer Credit Cards of the Year, Ranked by
Today, credit card experts from, a leading credit card comparison site, announced their annual ranking of the best balance transfer credit cards MarketWire

Oil-Dri Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividends
The Board of Directors of Oil-Dri Corporation of America (NYSE: ODC) yesterday declared quarterly cash dividends of $0.19 per share of the Company's Common Stock and $0.1425 per share of the Company's Class B Stock. MarketWire

Jeanette Bunn Travel To Go President Presents the Top Tropical Winter Destinations
Jeanette Bunn Travel To Go President wants all travelers to enjoy traveling in the winter, and is providing a list of the best tropical vacation spots to visit this winter season. GlobeNewswire

Fairmont Nanjing Opens Its Doors
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening of Fairmont Nanjing - the luxury hotel brand's fourth property in China MarketWire

Instacart Brings Same-Day Grocery Delivery Service to Boston
Instacart (, the only service that can deliver groceries from multiple local stores within an hour, announced today that it has expanded to Boston. Beginning today, items from Shaw's can be ordered and delivered by an Instacart Personal Shopper MarketWire

BIOLASE Adds Two New Independent Directors to Its Board
BIOLASE, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOL), the world's leading manufacturer and distributor of dental lasers, and a pioneer in laser surgery in other medical specialties, today announced that the Board of Directors (the "Board") has appointed James R. Talevich and Samuel B. Low, D.D.S., to the Board. Mr. Talevich and Dr. Low were appointed to the Audit Committee and Mr MarketWire

ADP Regional Employment Report: Texas and Florida Lead Growth Among Large States From October to November
Private sector employment increased in all nine U.S. Census Bureau Divisions during the month of November 2013, according to the monthly ADP Regional Employment Report(SM), which is produced by ADP®, a leading global provider of Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions, in collaboration with Moody's Analytics, Inc MarketWire

IEC Will Host Conference Call to Discuss Fiscal 2013 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results
IEC Electronics Corp. (NYSE MKT: IEC) announced that it will host a conference call on Thursday, December 19, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time, to discuss its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended September 30, 2013. MarketWire

Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports First Quarter Fiscal Year 2014 Operating Results
Costco Wholesale Corporation ("Costco" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: COST) announced today its operating results for the first quarter (twelve weeks) of fiscal 2014, ended November 24, 2013. MarketWire

American Cordillera Mining Corporation Announces the Execution of an Option and Joint Venture Agreement With Kent Exploration, Inc. on the Bayhorse Silver Mine
American Cordillera Mining Corporation ("AMCOR") (OTCQB: AUAG) today announced the signing of an Option and Joint Venture Agreement (the "Agreement") dated December 4, 2013 with Kent Exploration, Inc MarketWire

The Radicati Group Releases "Enterprise Mobility Management - Market Quadrant, 2013"
The latest market brief by The Radicati Group, "Enterprise Mobility Management - Market Quadrant, 2013" provides a competitive analysis of the Enterprise Mobility Management market. Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solutions combine several core mobile technologies to enable businesses to secure and manage employee mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets MarketWire

Wentworth Resources Limited : Corporate Presentation December 2013
Please find attached the latest Corporate Presentation for Wentworth Resources Limited. GlobeNewswire

eScholar Solutions Gain Increased Support From Key Education Companies
WHITE PLAINS, NY--(Marketwired - December 11, 2013) - eScholar®, the leader in data solutions for personalized education, gains additional support for its powerful data integration and data quality management solutions by allowing assessment vendors to deliver results in a single standard way to school districts and states MarketWire

Homeless at the Holidays
LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - December 11, 2013) - Donating to families in need is very common during the holidays but one organization is taking a different approach to traditional toy drives and gift giveaways MarketWire

G2Link Growing at Over 600 New Customers per Month
DREXEL HILL, PA--(Marketwired - December 11, 2013) -  G2Link (, the first social trust and reputation software platform for businesses, announced today that over 5,000 business professionals are now using G2Link to track and monitor key business relationships, and manage risk.  MarketWire

AdvanceTec Launches the New Single and 4 Bay Two-Way Radio Drop-In Charger
MIAMI, FL--(Marketwired - December 11, 2013) - AdvanceTec Industries expands its AdvanceLogic™ charger lineup with the release of the new Single and 4 Bay Drop-In Charger, designed for Motorola radios with IMPRES batteries (Li-Ion, Ni-Cd, Ni-MH)* as well as non IMPRES batteries. MarketWire

National Association for Trusted Exchange on Fast Track to Facilitate Electronic Clinical Data Exchange Between Patients and Providers
Helping patients make their medical records more portable so they can coordinate their care online across multiple providers is the goal of an innovative pilot project currently involving three states, five health information organizations, and three personal health record (PHR) companies. MarketWire

John Coleman Elected to Lead Statewide Water Group
Members of the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) on Dec. 4 elected John Coleman, a longtime director of East Bay Municipal Utility District, to a two-year term as president of the statewide association. MarketWire

'The Voice' Season 3 Finalist and Team Cee Lo Alum Trevin Hunte Caps an Explosive Year With His Debut EP, a Holiday Set Co-Produced by All-4-One's Jamie Jones and Jack Kugell
It's been over a year since Trevin Hunte (, Season 3 Finalist on NBC-TV's hit show "The Voice," first captured the heart of America and blew away judges Blake Shelton, Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green and Adam Levine with his powerhouse version of Beyonce's "Listen." MarketWire

WPCS Announces Date for Release of FY2014 Second Quarter Financial Results
WPCS International Incorporated (NASDAQ: WPCS), a leader in design-build engineering services for communications infrastructure, has announced that it will issue its FY2014 second quarter financial results on Monday, December 16, 2013 after the market closes to be followed by a conference call scheduled for 5:00 pm ET. MarketWire

AltiGen Communications Closes Equity Financing
AltiGen Communications, Inc. (OTCQX: ATGN), a leading provider of Microsoft-based Unified Communications solutions, today announced it has completed a private placement transaction of $1M through the sale of its common stock. The company issued approximately 6.7 million shares of its common stock at a purchase price of $0.15 per share. The private placement transaction closed on December 5, 2013 MarketWire

Turquoise Hill Rights Begin 'Regular Way' Trading in US on December 12, 2013
Turquoise Hill Resources (TSX: TRQ)(NYSE: TRQ)(NASDAQ: TRQ) today announced that rights to be issued under the Company's recently announced rights offering will begin 'regular way' trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the NASDAQ Stock Market (NASDAQ) on Thursday, December 12, 2013. MarketWire

Greater Hudson Bank Names Peter Abt as Commercial Loan Officer
Greater Hudson Bank, N.A. (OTCQB: GHDS) continues to expand its commercial lending team and demonstrate its commitment to helping Hudson Valley business grow by providing loans in the local community. The Bank is pleased to announce the addition of Peter Abt as commercial loan officer for the Westchester County region. MarketWire

Gift of Hope Honors Illinois Donor Family
Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network and members of the Champaign-area organ and tissue donation advocacy community joined White Heath, Ill., residents Robyn and Mike Deterding as they added the final touches to a memorial floragraph featuring their son, Teddy, who died at age 11 in 2000 MarketWire

Acceleration2013 Conference Provides Insight Into Challenges and Opportunities for Early Stage Life Science Companies in the Current Funding Environment and Post ACA
The Nutter Life Sciences Group hosted Acceleration2013 on Monday, bringing together investors, entrepreneurs and industry executives to explore trends and developments impacting early stage life sciences companies MarketWire

PrimeSport Offers Official Fan Hospitality Packages to Texas and Oregon Fans for the 2013 Valero Alamo Bowl
PrimeSport, the leader in providing direct access to the biggest sporting events on the planet, is offering fans an opportunity to be a VIP at the 2013 Valero Alamo Bowl with official fan hospitality packages. PrimeSport is the Official Fan Hospitality Provider for the Valero Alamo Bowl. MarketWire

PrimeSport Offers Clemson & Ohio State Fans Official Source to Buy and Sell Tickets at Official Ticket Exchange for the 2014 Orange Bowl
PrimeSport, the leader in providing direct access to the biggest sporting events on the planet, is offering fans an opportunity to buy and sell official tickets to the 2014 Discover Orange Bowl. PrimeSport is the Official Ticket Exchange Provider of the Orange Bowl. MarketWire

IMG Licensing Selected by Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA to Manage and Expand Brand in North America
Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA has partnered with IMG Licensing, a division of the global sports, fashion and media company, IMG Worldwide, to exclusively manage and expand Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA's licensing business in North America. MarketWire

CAKE Announces Program to Migrate DirectTrack Customers to Its Performance Marketing Platform
CAKE announced a migration program designed specifically to transition customers of the DirectTrack performance marketing platform to its affiliate platform. Based on a strategic partnership agreement, CAKE and Direct Response Technologies, developers of the DirectTrack platform and a business of Digital River, Inc MarketWire

Hotel in Fremont, CA Rings in the New Year With Dinner and Dancing
Deciding what to do for the biggest night of the year is no small task, and the Fremont Marriott Silicon Valley is making the choice an easy one with its New Year's Eve celebration and overnight Silicon Valley hotel package MarketWire

Sigma Designs, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2014 Results
Sigma Designs®, Inc. (NASDAQ: SIGM), a leader in connected media platforms, today reported financial results and business highlights for its third fiscal quarter of fiscal year 2014 ended November 2, 2013. MarketWire

Albuquerque, NM Hotel Rings in the New Year With Red Wine Band
The Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North hotel is helping locals and out-of-towners alike celebrate the New Year in style with an unforgettable evening of food, music and fun. MarketWire

New San Diego Hotel Project Includes Walkway Connecting Downtown to the Bay
As one of the most prominent hotels in the area, the San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina is not only a draw for visitors, but a pillar of the community. The hotel's latest project will benefit both in a big way MarketWire

Greg Liberman Appointed Chairman of Spark Networks'(R) Board of Directors
Spark Networks, Inc. (NYSE MKT: LOV), a leader in creating niche-focused brands that build and strengthen the communities they serve, announced today that Greg Liberman, President and CEO, has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors effective November 27, 2013. MarketWire

Hotel in Williamsburg Virginia Staff Participates in Fundraiser Event
The Williamsburg Warriors, a group of staff members from the Residence Inn & Spring Hill Suites by Marriott, a premier hotel near Jamestown VA, participated in the Jingle Bell Walk/Run event to benefit the Arthritis Foundation. MarketWire

Bell Investment Advisors Awards 2013 Annual Youth-in-the-Arts Grant
Bell Investment Advisors,, announced today that the firm is awarding its second annual Youth-in-the-Arts Grant of $5000 to the Gritty City Repertory Youth Theatre (CGR). CGR provides a transformative yearlong program for at-risk and underserved youth identified by teachers in the Oakland Unified School District MarketWire

Proctor Financial, Inc. Receives Three Year ISO 9001:08 Recertification
Proctor Financial, Inc. (PFI), a leading provider of lender-placed insurance and related services, is pleased to announce the three year recertification of its ISO 9001:08 registration effective November 7, 2013. MarketWire

Magellan Echo Smart Running Watch Now Available at Retailers Nationwide
Magellan, a leader of innovative GPS devices for vehicles, fitness, outdoor and mobile navigation, today announced the retail availability of Echo, Magellan's new smartwatch for runners and other athletes. Echo utilizes smartphone fitness apps to their full potential by wirelessly connecting them to the wrist MarketWire

Kindred Bio Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering
Kindred Biosciences, Inc. (Kindred Bio), a biopharmaceutical company focused on saving and improving the lives of pets, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 7,500,000 shares of its common stock at an initial public offering price of $7 MarketWire

Max Elto's 'Shadow of the Sun' Out Today
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BrooklynVegan Presents: Metronomy Live at Music Hall of Williamsburg on Feb 5th
Britain's beloved modern pop act Metronomy has confirmed their first US live appearance since the announcement of their highly anticipated new album, LOVE LETTERS. Metronomy will play Music Hall of Williamsburg on February 5th presented by BrooklynVegan. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, December 13th at 10AM EST via MarketWire

EncounterCare Solutions Announces New CyberFuels Product "Eco Island Blend(TM)"
EncounterCare Solutions, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ECSL) today announced that its subsidiary CyberFuels, Inc. has developed a new proprietary technology for HYGROSCOPIC FUEL BLENDS AND A PROCESS FOR PRODUCING FUEL BLENDS THAT ABSORB WATER and filed a provisional patent to protect this new intellectual property. MarketWire

TBG Holdings Announces Letter of Intent to Acquire Its Second Railroad Company
This morning TBG Holdings Corp released the news that this week it has moved to acquire its second railroad company, and has signed a letter of intent to purchase Train Travel Inc. (TTI). TTI is an established entertainment railroad company with nearly 30 years of successful operating experience and over 3,000,000 customers served MarketWire

Best Value Priced Room Deals in Vegas This December, by
The holiday season, from Christmas through the New Year, is a prime time for getting great values on hotels in Las Vegas MarketWire

Freddie Mac Has Record Year for Multifamily Securities
Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) issued a record $28 billion in multifamily securities through 19 K-Deals this year, up from $21.2 billion and 17 K-Deals in 2012. MarketWire

Wireless Ronin Receives $518,400 Purchase Order From Existing Automotive Customer
Wireless Ronin Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: RNIN), a leading digital marketing technologies solutions provider, has received a purchase order valued at $518,400 from an existing customer in the automotive industry. MarketWire

National Graphite Cancels Chedic Graphite Drill Program
National Graphite Corp. (OTCQB: NGRC) announces that, due to the delays encountered in its application to drill within the Chedic Voltaire lode claim, the Company has cancelled the drill program. On March 5, 2013, the submitted an "Intent to Operate" plan with the Humbolt-Toiyabe National Forestry Service, Elko District Office to drill five holes within the Chedic Voltaire lode claim block MarketWire

Adroit Digital Names Lee Hoffman as Senior Vice President of Sales
Adroit Digital announced today that digital media veteran Lee Hoffman has been named senior vice president of sales. Hoffman brings over 15 years of senior sales management experience in media and advertising to Adroit Digital. MarketWire

SPY President & CEO Appointed to SPY Inc. Board of Directors
SPY® Inc. (OTCBB: XSPY), a leading eyewear company known for its patent-pending Happy Lens™ technology, today announced that SPY President and CEO Michael Marckx will join the SPY Inc. Board of Directors, effective December 11, 2013. MarketWire

Rock the Earth Hosts 'Dine Out for Earth' Celebrity Chef Fundraiser
Rock the Earth, a national environmental advocacy organization, today announced a star-studded celebrity chef fundraising event to be held on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014 at Coohills in Denver, Colo. The event will benefit Rock the Earth and touts six renowned chefs, including Chef Charlie Ayers, Tom Coohill and others and is sure to be an historic event MarketWire

Music For Relief Presents: Concert for the Philippines Featuring Linkin Park and The Offspring January 11th at Club Nokia
Music For Relief is responding to Typhoon Haiyan to provide immediate relief to the 12 million people who have been impacted by the storm, which has caused flooding, landslides and massive destruction MarketWire

Wood Partners Hires Noted Multifamily Housing Executive
Wood Partners has hired Kim Small, a noted veteran in the industry who has managed apartment properties across the United States for several Houston-based companies, as Regional Vice President for its Central Region MarketWire

NXT-ID (NXTD) - Upcoming Release of Wocket(TM) Taps Into Ramping Demand for Digital Wallets and Currencies
SoundView Technology Group: New research note points to recent industry developments as important drivers to adoption of the upcoming NXT-ID (OTCQB: NXTD) Wocket. MarketWire

drchrono Releases API for Developers to Enter the Highly Regulated Healthcare Industry
drchrono Inc., the creator of a free Electronic Medical Record (EMR) platform on the iPad, iPhone and cloud, today released its API that will allow thousands of developers to build their own healthcare applications on top of the drchrono platform. MarketWire

SNS REAAL Goes Live With RiskShield for Online and Mobile Banking Fraud Detection and Prevention
INFORM GmbH, a global company specializing in software that uses intelligent process optimization logic to improve business productivity, announces that RiskShield fraud prevention and detection solution has been selected and successfully implemented by Dutch bank and insurance group SNS REAAL, to provide real-time fraud detection for its 3 banking brand labels; SNS Bank, ASN Bank and RegioBank MarketWire

Generon IGS Ships Nitrogen and Dryer System for Refinery
Generon IGS has recently completed, tested and shipped a complete system to the Antipinsky Refinery Co. for use in Russia. This system included Primary air compression, Instrument Air Dryers and Nitrogen Generator Pressure Swings Adsorption Systems complete with receiver vessels manufactured by Houston Vessel Manufacturing. MarketWire

Accruent Selected as One of the Best Medium-Sized Companies to Work for in 2014, a Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award
Accruent has been honored with a Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award as one of the Best Medium-Sized Companies to Work For in 2014, earning a ranking of #31. With over 250,000 companies represented, Glassdoor is widely recognized as the world's most transparent career community MarketWire

ProTek Capital, Inc. Advances Clean Technology Focus Without APT Group, Inc.
ProTek Capital, Inc. (OTC Pink: PRPM) ("ProTek") and APT Group, Inc. have mutually agreed to discontinue merger activities. MarketWire

Ty Dolla $ign Sets Atlantic Debut; "BEACH HOUSE EP" Available for Pre-Order on the iTunes Store Beginning January 7th; Heralded by Hit Single "Paranoid (Feat. B.o.B)"; Highly-Anticipated New EP Features Appearances by Trey Songz, French Montana, Wiz Khalifa, B.o.B, Juicy J & More; "BEACH HOUSE E
Atlantic recording artist Ty Dolla $ign has announced the release of his highly-anticipated debut EP. "BEACH HOUSE EP" arrives at all digital retailers on January 21st 2014, with pre-orders available exclusively on the iTunes Store beginning January 7th. MarketWire

Selectable Media Powers Mobile Video Ads in Shopping Malls
Just in time for the holiday season, brand advertisers can now reach in-market shoppers with interactive mobile video ads at some of the country's busiest malls. Selectable Media's WiFi Unlock platform provides consumers with free, ad-supported access to WiFi in partnership with some of the largest shopping mall owners in the U.S. MarketWire

Contribution & Occasional Use TV Markets to Require Over 700 Transponders and 1.4 Gbps of HTS Capacity by 2022
NSR's Contribution and Occasional Use TV Markets report quantifies the market opportunity for satellite-based contribution and OU TV services. In this new report, NSR focuses on the dynamics surrounding full time video contribution and Occasional Use (or Satellite Newsgathering) applications MarketWire

Seventh Generation Expresses Support for VT Toxic Chemical Reform Legislation
This morning Seventh Generation's CEO John Replogle convened a panel to discuss how statewide toxics regulation is not only good for Vermonters, but also for the environment, Vermont businesses and the Vermont brand. MarketWire

HGG.L Acquires Securities of Edge Resources PLC

Sun Hydraulics Corporation Declares 4th Quarter Cash Dividend of $0.09
Sun Hydraulics Corporation (NASDAQ: SNHY) has announced a $0.09 per share cash dividend on its common stock. The dividend is payable on January 15, 2014, to shareholders of record as of December 31, 2013. MarketWire

BinaryNow, Inc. Announces SlimPublisher 4.0, Affordable Desktop Publishing Software for Creating Business Cards With Artistic 2D Barcodes and Maps
BinaryNow, Inc. has released SlimPublisher 4.0, easy to use desktop publishing software with artistic QR code generator and barcode support. This professional but affordable software allows anyone to instantly create and print business cards, letterheads, flyers, postcards, labels and other artworks that make everlasting impressions. MarketWire Gets Ready for Some Ice Ice baby
While the weather outside may be frightful, and the fire may be so delightful, the travel experts at, the online leader in finding and publishing travel deals, say there're definitely fun winter places to go. The Cheapflights MarketWire

Mastercoin Foundation, Bitshares and ColoredCoins Form Self-Regulatory Organization to Ensure Continued Free Operation of New Bitcoin Applications and Protocols
INSIDE BITCOINS - Mastercoin Foundation, Invictus Innovations (Bitshares, Protoshares), and ColoredCoins have announced the formation of a self-regulatory organization (SRO) to ensure the continued free operation of new decentralized applications and protocols in the Bitcoin ecosystem MarketWire

Kleangas Energy Technologies, Inc., Announces a 1,052,000,000 Reduction in the Shares Outstanding
Kleangas Energy Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: KGET) announces that the Company has further decreased its shares by One Billion Fifty Two Million (1,052,000,000) shares of Common Stock. This reduces the outstanding shares to 314,648,358. MarketWire

Two Rivers Management Returns Stock Based Compensation
Two Rivers Water & Farming Company ("Two Rivers") (OTCBB: TURV) (OTCQB: TURV) ( announced today that Two Rivers' management and employees have returned stock based compensation for 2013 and 2012 MarketWire

Venstar Firmware 3.08 Update for ColorTouch Thermostats Enables Short Cuts, Supply Air Alerts, Built-In API
Venstar®, a leading thermostat and energy management systems supplier, today announced the release of its new Firmware 3.08 update for its ColorTouch® residential (T5900) and commercial (T6900) color touch screen, programmable thermostats MarketWire

Kontagent and PlayHaven Announce Definitive Agreement to Merge
Kontagent and PlayHaven today announced a definitive agreement to merge -- creating one company with the mission to transform the world's data into valuable action. After closing, the Kontagent and PlayHaven merger will bring together two market leaders to help mobile businesses manage their apps -- making it easier to get to the insights and act on them quickly. MarketWire

Beneficial Holdings Sets Effective Date for Reverse Split
Beneficial Holdings Inc. (OTC Pink: BFHJ) today announced December 12 as the effective date of the previously-announced 1:5,000 reverse split of its Common Stock. MarketWire

Anderson Plumbing, Heating & Air Honored With BBB Torch Award for Marketplace Excellence
Anderson Plumbing Heating & Air was awarded the 2013 BBB Torch Award for Marketplace Excellence for companies between 100 and 249 employees. The San Diego heating, air conditioning and plumbing experts won the BBB Torch Award in 2010 and have been named finalists eight times. MarketWire

EZQuest Debuts Apple Keyboard Covers Product Line
Computer accessory manufacturer EZQuest, Inc. announced today the debut of its new line of Apple keyboard covers. The Apple keyboard covers are available in a variety of models: Invisible and Invisible Ice (for keyboard protection), Foreign Language Keyboard Covers, and Apple Final Cut Shortcuts. MarketWire

Call for Nominations: Toyota Family Teacher of the Year Award
Know a teacher that deserves an "A+" for engaging parents, children and educators in the learning process? Nominate them for the Toyota Family Teacher of the Year Award and the chance to win $20,000 for their school or non-profit program. MarketWire

The Mexican Museum Introduces New Investment Advisory Committee
The Mexican Museum, the premier West Coast museum of Mexican, Mexican-American, Chicano, Latin American, and Latino art, culture and heritage, announces its new Investment Advisory Committee MarketWire

Project LIFT of Stuart Florida to Raffle Off a 2000 Harley Davidson Fat Boy Donated by Victory Auto Group LLC
Victory Auto Group, a pre-owned car dealership in Stuart, FL is pleased to announce the donation of a 2000 Harley Davidson Fat Boy for the 2013 Project LIFT Holiday Raffle Charity Event set to occur on Tuesday, December 24, 2013. Project LIFT is a local non-profit organization that helps at-risk youth expand their strengths through a multi-systematic program. MarketWire

Supertel Hospitality, Inc. Announces Suspension of Dividends on Its Preferred Stock
Supertel Hospitality, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPPR) (the "Company"), a real estate investment trust (REIT), today announced the suspension of the regular dividends on its outstanding preferred stock. The Company's board of directors has elected to suspend the payment of monthly dividends on the outstanding shares of its 8 MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology Releases New Miniature IR Receivers for Remote Control Applications in Consumer Products
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that it is upgrading the capabilities of its popular TSOP36... series of miniature surface-mount IR receivers for infrared (IR) remote control applications in consumer products. With a minimum irradiance of 0.12 mW per square meter, the TSOP36.. MarketWire

Leading Analyst Firm Ranks NetApp as #1 in Storage System Capacity Shipped for Public Cloud Infrastructure*
NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today announced that IDC ranked NetApp as having the number-one storage solution shipped in 2012 for public cloud infrastructure from the perspective of external system capacity. The ranking was conducted as part of IDC's biannual Storage User Demand Study(1), which analyzes current and future deployments of enterprise storage systems for particular data uses. MarketWire

Algeco Scotsman to Present at Citi European Credit Conference 2013
Algeco Scotsman, the leading global business services provider of modular space, secure portable storage solutions and remote workforce accommodations, today announced that on December 12, 2013 it will present at the Citi European Credit Conference 2013 in London. A copy of the presentation to be made by Algeco Scotsman will be posted on the company's investor page at www.algecoscotsman MarketWire

Hamilton County 911 Emergency Communications District Selects TriTech's Inform 911 as Their Next Generation 911 Telephony System
Hamilton County 911 Emergency Communications District in Tennessee recently selected TriTech Software Systems' Inform 911 to support the County's main communication center and two remote sites MarketWire

BioCNG Develops Alternative Vehicle Fuel System for International Bioenergy Project of the Year
BioCNG, LLC announced that it developed an alternative vehicle fuel system for CleanWorld's Sacramento BioDigester facility, which was awarded the "International Bioenergy Project of the Year" at the Renewable Energy World - Power Engineering Awards Gala in Orlando, Florida. MarketWire

Mercent Named Yahoo Preferred Partner; Drives Retail Product Ads for Yahoo Bing Network Advertisers
Mercent™, a leading technology company that enables retailers to profitably reach and convert more shoppers online, announced today it has been named a product feed technology partner in Yahoo's valued 'Preferred Partner Program.' MarketWire

ProPlus Design Solutions Celebrates 20 Years of BSIMProPlus SPICE Modeling
ProPlus Design Solutions, Inc. (, the global leader for SPICE modeling solutions and the leading technology provider for Design-for-Yield (DFY) applications, is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the invention of BSIMPro™ family of products, the leading SPICE modeling platform for nanometer devices in use by all leading foundries. MarketWire

IRESS Delivers Integrated Technology Solution to KENANGA
IRESS, a leading international supplier of capital markets, wealth and mortgage management systems, announced that it had successfully delivered an integrated technology solution for Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad's ("KIBB") Wealth Management division. This integration supports KIBB in their implementation of KENWRAP, their next generation wealth management platform. MarketWire

Saver Express Vacations Reviews Reach an All Time High in 2013
Saver Express Vacations reviews are topping the industry's charts for the final quarter of 2013. GlobeNewswire

Nestlé inaugurates experimental farm in Côte d'Ivoire
Nestlé S.A. /Nestlé inaugurates experimental farm in Côte d'Ivoire. Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Scripps (NYSE:SSP) Acquires Video News Provider - Video News Alert on
Vancouver, British Columbia, December 11, 2013 - The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE:SSP) has acquired video news provider for $35 million. Columbia, Missouri-based Newsy, a five-year old start-up, describes itself as a multisource video news service that highlights unique perspectives from across the media spectrum. GlobeNewswire

Orion Corporation completed share acquisitions
    ORION CORPORATIONSTOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 11 December 2013 at 6.50 p.m. EET   GlobeNewswire

SolTerra Vacations Releases List of Safety Tips for the 2013 Holiday Season
SolTerra Vacations, a leading purveyor of affordable luxury vacations, has posted its list of precautions every traveler should keep in mind this holiday season. Personal safety is important all year round, but SolTerra Vacations knows that during the holidays, with colder weather, increased numbers of shoppers and an increase in crime, its members need to be extra careful. GlobeNewswire

Eccentry Holidays Shares Top Survival Tips for 2013 Holiday Travel
Eccentry Holidays, a premier vacation provider is offering helpful tips on surviving holiday travel this year. Eccentry Holidays knows that travelers want their holiday vacations to be stress free and enjoyable, which is why this vacation club is providing members with tips on how to survive holiday travel this season. GlobeNewswire

Smart Tax Move for 2014: Forget Conventional Wisdom About Inheritance Taxes
A standard tax strategy for high net-worth individuals -- reducing your estate to limit inheritance tax -- may no longer be the best move. MarketWire

REMINDER: MEDIA ALERT: OneSpin Solutions Named Silver Sponsor of ARM Technology Symposium Europe
WHO: OneSpin® Solutions (www.onespin-solutions MarketWire

Cormark Securities Updates Buy Recommendation on Loyalist Group (TSXV:LOY) - Video Research Alert on
Vancouver, British Columbia, December 11, 2013 - Cormark Securities has updated coverage on Loyalist Group (TSXV:LOY). Following the announcement that the company has commenced a pilot program to offer housing to its students, analyst David McFadgen reiterated his buy recommendation, and $1.30 target price, a premium of 103% to the $0.64 price the day the report was issued. GlobeNewswire

Hospital Collaboration Impacting Patient Care Across Ohio and the United States
The recent announcement of a major statewide alliance across four Ohio hospital brands -- that includes University Hospitals, Summa Health System, Catholic Health Partners and Mount Carmel -- raises an important question: How will these hospitals collaborate to improve the quality of care for patients across Ohio? MarketWire

Dewmar International BMC, Inc. Provides Significant Shareholder Update
Dewmar International BMC, Inc. (OTCQB: DEWM) (OTCBB: DEWM), a leading brand management company that specializes in elevating its portfolio of brands across national and international markets, announced today that the Company's President, Dr. Marco Moran, has issued a President's Message via the company's website speaking to current Company operations and transparency. MarketWire

Chicago Awareness Organization First Not-for-Profit to Sponsor Dog Training to Detect Ovarian Cancer Odorants
The Ovarian Cancer Symptom Awareness Organization (OCSA) continues to unleash innovative ways to educate women and their families about the silent symptoms of ovarian cancer and the importance of early detection MarketWire

Waning Executive Confidence: Survey Shows Escalation in Number of Leaders Who Doubt Their Companies' Strategies Will Yield Success
As 2013 winds down, so does global executives' confidence in their companies' strategies. MarketWire

Medifocus, Inc. Announces, VM Medical Center in Montreal Has Successfully Treated Its First Patient in Its Pivotal Phase III Clinical Trial for Breast Cancer Treatment
Medifocus Inc. (OTCQX: MDFZF) (TSX VENTURE: MFS) is pleased to announce that VM Medical Center in Montreal, its Principal Investigational Site in Canada for its APA-1000 Focused Microwave Breast Thermotherapy System Pivotal Phase III clinical study, has successfully treated its first patient enrolled. Dr. John R MarketWire

Pet360 Inc. Ranked #1 in Pet Industry by comScore
PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwired - December 11, 2013) - Pet360 Inc., an integrated media and technology company, today reported a 186% increase in traffic year over year[1]. In just 12 months, its network has grown to include more than 30 of the top pet websites and now reaches over 12 million pet parent households per month[2], making Pet360 the number one pet publisher in the U.S MarketWire

New Book Details How to Beat a DUI Charge
According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, over 1.2 million people in the United States were arrested for driving under the influence in 2011. Many of these cases resulted in convictions, resulting in heavy fines, loss of employment and jail time for offenders. Oftentimes in these circumstances, drivers are unaware of what to do in the event they are pulled over and an officer approaches. MarketWire

Paragon Software Group Launches Hard Disk Manager 14 Business and Premium Editions for SMBs and Enterprise Customers
Paragon Software Group's (PSG) a leader in data protection and backup and disaster recovery, today announced the launch of Hard Disk Manager (HDM) 14 Professional, Business and Premium editions MarketWire

Nihon Kohden America Preps for Growth, Expands Into New Facility
Nihon Kohden America, a market leader in patient monitoring breakthroughs, has just completed the expansion of its North American operations into a state-of-the-art, built-to-spec facility located in the heart of Irvine's Technology Corridor. The company has achieved double-digit growth over the past decade, and had outgrown its previous facility. MarketWire

Spiff Up Your Sock Drawer
Loudmouth, the leader for producing bold and bright patterned apparel, has teamed up with Planet Sox (PS Brands, LLC) to launch a brand new line of socks. We're not talking about boring black, brown or grey ones -- but socks that let you embrace color and prints. The deal was secured with the help of The Brand Liaison, the licensing agent for Loudmouth brands. MarketWire

BASF Supports Hunger Relief With $50,000 Donation
The North American Crop Protection Division of BASF announced today that the company will make an end-of-year donation of $50,000 to hunger relief programs. The donation is split between a $25,000 gift to the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina and $25,000 to Feeding America's national office. MarketWire

NYNE Has Perfect Stocking Stuffer for Music Lovers This Holiday Season
NYNE, an innovator of lifestyle inspired audio products, has the perfect stocking stuffer for the music lover in your life this holiday season, the NB-200 portable Bluetooth speaker. The NB-200 delivers quality audio in a petite package with custom clips for mounting on a bike or stroller for on-the-go enjoyment, all for under $80. MarketWire

PlaceIQ Appoints Paul Thenstedt as SVP of Sales to Accelerate Marketers' Adoption of Audience Intelligence Solutions in 2014
PlaceIQ (, the company building more accurate audiences with location, time and real-world behavior, announced today that it has hired Paul Thenstedt as SVP of sales to lead that team's efforts to drive revenue across the company's product suite in the Mid-West and Western U.S MarketWire

Cox Printers Selected for Pilot Solar Panel Program Supporting VFW Posts
Cox Printers has so much green they are giving it away. The New Jersey printer located in Linden already has a 36-kilowatt solar energy system and two wind turbines on its roof, partially powering a five-color press and pre-press operations. Now Cox has decided to share the wealth of solar energy. MarketWire

DigitalTown Announces Formation of Non-Profit
DigitalTown, Inc. (OTCQB: DGTW) today announced it formed The DigitalTown Foundation along with co-founding member the NIAAA (The National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association). The foundation will primary be used for the non-profit use of DigitalTown's 22,000 plus community domain portfolio. DigitalTown Inc. will be the primary for-profit use of the domains MarketWire

Go Beyond Analytics: Maximizing Big Data's Potential Demands Systematic Creativity, Says Boston Consulting Group Author of "Thinking in New Boxes"
Companies are gathering ever-vaster treasure troves of data: It's coming in great volumes, in great varieties and at a great velocity. And, as a recent Boston Consulting Group report pointed out, even more information becomes available to companies that excel at building trust with customers, and overcoming their privacy concerns. MarketWire

Nor-Lea Hospital District to Enhance ED and Clinic Patient Flow With Versus RTLS
What can a clinic or hospital emergency department do when it's expected to see 75 percent more patients than it did just two years ago? Nor-Lea Hospital District has turned to the Versus Advantages™ Clinic and ED patient flow solutions from Versus Technology, Inc. (OTC Pink: VSTI). MarketWire

Non-GMO NestFresh Eggs Give Holiday Recipes Something to Celebrate
Avoiding genetically modified organisms or GMOs in your favorite holiday recipes will give you even more reason to celebrate the season MarketWire

CEOs From Chiquita Brands and Kwik Trip, Inc. to Mark Their Commitment to Food Safety as the Keynote Speakers for the 2014 Food Safety Summit
The Food Safety Summit is pleased to announce Ed Lonergan, CEO of Chiquita Brands and Don Zietlow, CEO of Kwik Trip, Inc. as the keynote speakers for the 2014 Food Safety Summit Conference & Expo MarketWire

Regen BioPharma Announces HemaXellerate I(TM) Efficacy Data in Animal Model of Aplastic Anemia
Bio-Matrix Scientific Group, Inc. (OTCQB: BMSN) announced today results of ongoing experiments in collaboration with Dr. Wei-Ping Min of the University of Western Ontario using HemaXellerate I™ to treat an immune competent animal model of aplastic anemia. MarketWire

Smart Beta ETFs Poised for Growth Among Institutional Asset Managers
Institutional investors report they are increasingly using smart beta Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), according to a new study conducted by Cogent Research, a division of Market Strategies International MarketWire

Franklin Templeton Expands Global Insurance Asset Management (IAM) Solutions Business -- Costas Komodromos Appointed Business Head
Franklin Templeton Investments today announced the expansion of its global insurance asset management (IAM) solutions business with the appointment of Costas Komodromos as business head. Mark Whitford joins as the group's actuarial investment strategist, and Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group's Michael Materasso has been appointed head of insurance investment solutions. MarketWire

Midwest Energy Emissions Corporation Retains Merriman Capital as Capital Markets Advisor

OxySure Systems (OXYS) Adds Chile to Fast Growing Global Distribution Footprint
FRISCO, TX--(Marketwired - December 11, 2013) - OxySure® Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: OXYS) ("OxySure," or the "Company"), a medical device innovator of life-saving, easy-to-use emergency oxygen solutions with its "oxygen from powder" technology, today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Tecnología Contra Incendios Python E.I.R.L MarketWire

Pangolin Diamonds Intersects 59 Metres of Kimberlite at One of the World's Largest Kimberlites, in Botswana
Pangolin Diamonds Corp. (TSX VENTURE: PAN) (the "Company" or "Pangolin") announced that it has core drilled a new hole, Magi-04, at the Company's Magi kimberlite. Kimberlite was intersected from 35m depth to 94 metres. Karoo sandstones were intersected from 94m to 127m at which depth the hole was terminated. The Magi, one of the largest kimberlites in the world, modeled at 270 hectares (2 MarketWire

Konica Minolta Receives "2013 Environment Minister's Award for Global Warming Prevention Activity"
RAMSEY, NJ--(Marketwired - December 11, 2013) - Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. today announces that parent company Konica Minolta, Inc MarketWire

Pacific Energy Development Announces Successful Test Results of an Additional Appraisal Well on Kazakhstan Asset
DANVILLE, CA--(Marketwired - December 11, 2013) - Pacific Energy Development (NYSE MKT: PED)(the "Company"), an energy company engaged in the acquisition and development of strategic high-value energy projects in the U.S MarketWire

Integra's Corporate Credit Rating Upgraded
PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - December 11, 2013) - Integra™, a provider of fiber-based, carrier-grade networking, communications and technology solutions, announced today that its Standard & Poor's Rating Services (S&P) corporate credit rating has been upgraded from B to B+ MarketWire

Foresight Wealth Management Named to Mountain West Capital Network's Annual List of Utah's 100 Fastest Growing Companies
SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwired - December 11, 2013) - MarketWire

Savant Capital Management Acquires $150M Naperville, IL, Registered Investment Advisory Firm; Adds to Strong Chicago Area Footprint
ROCKFORD, IL--(Marketwired - December 11, 2013) - MarketWire

SilverSun Technologies Announces Record Sales of Its Subsidiary's Electronic Data Interchange Solution
SilverSun Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: SSNT) (OTCQB: SSNT), a company engaged in delivering transformational business technology solutions and services, today announced that its principal operating subsidiary, SWK Technologies, will finish 2013 with a record number of sales of its MAPADOC™ EDI (electronic data interchange) solution MarketWire

Adaptive Medias, Inc. Executes Letter of Intent With OneScreen Inc. to Enter Into Joint Venture or Other M&A Transaction
Multi-channel audience and content monetization company, Adaptive Medias, Inc. (OTCQB: ADTM), a leader in programmatic advertising across mobile, video and online display, announced today that it has executed a Letter of Intent ("LOI") with OneScreen Inc., a business-to-business digital video services provider, to enter into a joint venture or other business combination/transaction. MarketWire

CVRG, Sintek, Inc. and The Siberia Gold Project
Converge Global, Inc. ("The Company") (OTC Pink: CVRG) is pleased to announce that its newly acquired wholly owned subsidiary, Sintek, Inc. (CJSC - Closed Joint Stock Corporation), has licensing agreements and mining claims known as The Siberia Gold Project, located in Eastern Siberia, near Yeravninsky region, Republic of Buryatia, Russian Federation. MarketWire

American Efficient Emerges From Stealth, Empowering Consumers to Fight Climate Change
American Efficient today emerges from an eighteen-month in-market beta period to announce the company's official launch across millions of households. With a $2 MarketWire

Tickets for the 3rd Annual Electric Daisy Carnival, New York on Sale Now
Tickets for the third annual Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC), New York are now on sale for the Memorial Day weekend festival on Saturday, May 24 and Sunday, May 25, 2014 at MetLife Stadium. Insomniac is once again partnering with RPM Worldwide, the team behind Pacha New York, as the local partner for the festival. MarketWire

BIOLASE Engages Piper Jaffray & Co. as Financial Advisor
BIOLASE, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOL), the world's leading manufacturer and distributor of dental lasers, and a pioneer in laser surgery in other medical specialties, today announced that its Board of Directors ("Board") has engaged Piper Jaffray & Co. ("Piper Jaffray") to act as the Company's exclusive financial advisor in the evaluation of strategic alternatives MarketWire

American Petro-Hunter Announces Permit Application Submission for Mississippi-Osage Horizontal Oil Well in Rice County, Kansas
American Petro-Hunter, Inc. (OTCBB: AAPH) ("American Petro-Hunter" or the "Company") today is pleased to announce that the Company has submitted a "Notice of Intent to Drill" to the Kansas Corporation Commission for the Company's first well in the development of its Kansas Mississippi-Osage project, a 15,000 acre Mississippi Lime land package located in Rice and Reno Counties, Kansas. MarketWire

Avita Medical: Update to Shareholders
Avita Medical Ltd. (ASX: AVH) (OTCQX: AVMXY) MarketWire

Digital Caddies, Inc. Closes Initial Round on a $5 Million Private Equity Offering
Digital Caddies Inc. (OTC Pink: CADY) is pleased to announce that it has completed the initial round offunding on a $5M capital raise being completed by Paulson Investments -- a boutique investment bank specializing in the small and mid-cap markets. The offering is priced at $1.00 per Unit and consists of (i) 4 common shares of stock; and (ii) 2 common stock purchase warrants MarketWire

GlassRatner Announces Bankruptcy Settlement and Plan Confirmation for El Centro Ford
GlassRatner, one of the foremost automotive and bankruptcy financial advisory firms in the country, announced today that it has reached a consensual settlement in the bankruptcy agreement for El Centro Ford, one of the most popular dealerships in the area MarketWire

Movember Salutes More Than Four Million Moustaches Raising Over Half a Billion Dollars Globally for Men's Health
In honor of its milestone tenth moustache season, Movember, the global charity that raises awareness and funds for men's health through the power of the moustache and only a moustache, is proud to announce the closing of an impactful 2013 campaign MarketWire Opens Silicon Valley's Season of Giving Benefitting the Mona Foundation and the Tahirih Justice Center
Reply! Inc., the leading marketplace for locally-targeted advertisers, is kicking off Silicon Valley's season of giving by hosting its third annual invitation-only event, "Holidays with a Purpose," which will benefit the Mona Foundation and the Tahirih Justice Center. This event will be held on December 12th at 12pm PST at the Rosewood Sand Hill Hotel in Menlo Park, CA. MarketWire

Cosentry Brings Recovery as a Service to the Midwest Market
Cosentry, the leader in Midwest Data Center Services, today announced the extension of its Disaster Recovery Services (DRS) with the launch of Cosentry Cloud Recovery, in partnership with the world leader in Recovery as a Service (RaaS), Geminare MarketWire

First Advantage Announces New Global Headquarters
First Advantage, a Symphony Technology Group (STG) company and the leading global provider of screening analytics and identity solutions, today announced details of its move to a new global corporate headquarters located in Atlanta, Georgia MarketWire

Has Recent Bull Market Led Investors to Lose Sight of the Value of Hedge Funds?
During a bull market, investors may naturally yearn for less-hedged exposure -- and in turn underestimate the positive long-term impact that hedge fund allocations can provide via differentiated returns, capital protection and reduced volatility. MarketWire

Laudville Adds Technology Advisor to Board of Directors
Laudville, an entertainment platform for sharing and discovering entertainment with friends, has appointed technology luminary Gene Chuang to its board of directors. MarketWire

JDSU to Acquire Network Instruments

Plandai Biotechnology, Inc. Announces Intellectual Property Filings
Plandaí Biotechnology, Inc. (OTCQB: PLPL), a producer of highly bioavailable plant extracts for industries including health, wellness, nutraceutical, and pharmaceutical, today announced that over the past several months the company has filed for multiple patents and trademarks as it seeks to protect its intellectual property. MarketWire

iCrossing Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Global Digital Marketing Agencies
iCrossing, a global digital marketing company, announced today that Gartner, Inc. has cited it as a "Leader" in the newly published "Magic Quadrant for Global Digital Marketing Agencies"(1) report, which evaluated 17 digital agencies across 15 criteria including innovation, marketing strategy and customer experience. MarketWire

Texas Added 28,030 Private Sector Jobs in November, According to ADP Regional Employment Report(SM)
The State of Texas added 28,030 private sector jobs during the month of November, according to the ADP Regional Employment Report which is produced by ADP®, a leading global provider of Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions, in collaboration with Moody's Analytics, Inc MarketWire

New York State Added 8,180 Private Sector Jobs in November, According to ADP Regional Employment Report(SM)
The State of New York added 8,180 private sector jobs during the month of November, according to the ADP Regional Employment Report which is produced by ADP®, a leading global provider of Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions, in collaboration with Moody's Analytics, Inc MarketWire

New Jersey Added 5,100 Private Sector Jobs in November, According to ADP Regional Employment Report(SM)
The State of New Jersey added 5,100 private sector jobs during the month of November, according to the ADP Regional Employment Report which is produced by ADP®, a leading global provider of Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions, in collaboration with Moody's Analytics, Inc MarketWire

Illinois Added 7,380 Private Sector Jobs in November, According to ADP Regional Employment Report(SM)
The State of Illinois added 7,380 private sector jobs during the month of November, according to the ADP Regional Employment Report which is produced by ADP®, a leading global provider of Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions, in collaboration with Moody's Analytics, Inc MarketWire

Florida Added 19,450 Private Sector Jobs in November, According to ADP Regional Employment Report(SM)
The State of Florida added 19,450 private sector jobs during the month of November, according to the ADP Regional Employment Report which is produced by ADP®, a leading global provider of Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions, in collaboration with Moody's Analytics, Inc MarketWire

California Added 14,350 Private Sector Jobs in November, According to ADP Regional Employment Report(SM)
The State of California added 14,350 private sector jobs during the month of November, according to the ADP Regional Employment Report which is produced by ADP®, a leading global provider of Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions, in collaboration with Moody's Analytics, Inc MarketWire

GameAccount Network Looks to CAMS for Regulatory Compliance and Payment Connectivity in New Jersey
CAMS, LLC, the leader in providing online operators with payments connectivity and Know Your Customer (KYC) verification services, today announced that they have been selected by GameAccount Network to provide their full range of services for the company's New Jersey regulated internet gaming initiatives. MarketWire

KST Electric Assumes New Name as Rosendin Electric
KST Electric, a leading electrical contractor with installations throughout Texas, will start off 2014 by assuming the name of its parent company, Rosendin Electric, the nation's largest private electrical contractor and an employee-owned company. MarketWire

Integral Ad Science Granted a Patent for Ad Blocking
Integral Ad Science (, the leading global provider of actionable advertising intelligence for buyers and sellers of digital media, today announced that it has been granted a patent for its Firewall ad blocking technology MarketWire

Retroficiency and Sain Engineering Associates Partner to Deliver Large-Scale Energy Efficiency Savings to the U.S. Army and Navy
Retroficiency and Sain Engineering Associates (SEA) today announced a strategic partnership to help identify and deliver massive energy efficiency saving opportunities to the U.S. Army and Navy. Through the agreement, SEA will use Retroficiency's Building Efficiency Intelligence platform to deliver approximately 640 on-site energy audits at U.S MarketWire

NetFort Introduces LANGuardian V12
NetFort Technologies, a leading developer of innovative software for monitoring activity on computer networks, today announced the availability of LANGuardian version 12, a significant new release of its flagship network monitoring software product MarketWire

ViewDo Labs Announces Partnership With BrightStarr
ViewDo Labs®, a pioneer in enterprise social network analytics and governance, today announced the addition of BrightStarr, a leading SharePoint consultancy and digital agency, to its Elite Partner Program. As more businesses invest in enterprise social networks, the ability to measure the value of collaboration platforms will become increasingly important MarketWire

4Cable TV Adds Sales Representative Firms to Complete Nationwide Coverage
4Cable TV International, Inc MarketWire

eQuest to Deliver Big Data Insights at #truCollegeRecruiter Conference in Dallas
eQuest has been asked to play a leadership role at the #truCollegeRecruiter Conference on Friday, December 13 in Dallas. The event is hosted by, a niche job board for college students searching for internships and recent graduates looking for entry-level jobs and other career opportunities. MarketWire

Green Energy Management Services Names Thomas Spinelli Its New Chairman of the Board; Appoints Former New York Governor David Paterson to Chair Its Newly Formed Executive Advisory Board
Green Energy Management Services Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: GRMS), a full service energy efficiency management company ("GEM" or the "Company"), announced today the appointment of Thomas Spinelli as the Chairman of its Board of Directors. Mr MarketWire

Turn Improves Data Management for Marketers With New Site Personalization and Enhanced Tag Capabilities
Turn (, the marketing software and analytics platform, today announced its integration with two customer experience optimization solutions: Adobe Target® and Maxymiser. These improvements allow Turn customers to fully leverage their data and acquisition strategy investments to optimize and personalize their websites for consumers -- maximizing revenue opportunities. MarketWire

Astute Networks Closes 2013 as Year of Record Achievement as Demand for ViSX Flash Storage Appliance Grows Exponentially
Astute Networks™, Inc., the leading provider of Networked Flash™ appliances, today announced that 2013 marked a year of record achievement for the company MarketWire

Tri-States Automotive Warehouse to Use Epicor Vision Automotive Aftermarket Solution
Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail, and services organizations, today announced that Tri-States Automotive Warehouse, Inc., a leading automotive aftermarket parts distributor serving repair providers and consumers in three southeastern U.S. states, will upgrade to the Epicor Vision automotive aftermarket solution MarketWire

Songa Offshore SE : Completed Bondholders' Meeting
Reference is made to stock exchange announcement from Songa Offshore SE ("Company") on 25 November 2013 and subsequent releases regarding its recapitalization.  GlobeNewswire

Norske Skog: Financial calendar 2014

SaveUp Grows to Help Americans Rebuild More Than $1.2 Billion in Assets
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - December 11, 2013) - In less than two years since its initial launch, SaveUp (, a national online financial rewards program for saving and paying down debt, today announced it has helped Americans rebuild more than $1 billion in assets. MarketWire

CymaBay Therapeutics, Inc. Completes Financing
HAYWARD, CA--(Marketwired - December 11, 2013) - On November 22, 2013, CymaBay Therapeutics, Inc. completed a private placement of common stock and warrants to purchase common stock with aggregate gross proceeds of $33.2 million MarketWire

MediSwipe Inc. Announces Share Consolidation and Strategic Growth Objectives
LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - December 11, 2013) - MediSwipe Inc. (OTCQB: MWIP), (www.MediSwipe MarketWire

Northland Executes Payments of the Composition in Accordance with the Reconstruction Plan
Northland Resources S.A. (OSLO: NAUR)(FRANKFURT: NPK)(OMX: NAURo) - (together with its subsidiaries "Northland", "NRSA" or the "Company") announces that Northland will begin executing payments of the composition in accordance with the reorganization plan. MarketWire

BMIX's Diamonds Achieve Average Valuation of 5,400 Dollars per Carat
Brazil Minerals, Inc. (OTCQB: BMIX) (the "Company" or "BMIX"), is a diversified mining company and a producer of diamonds and gold at its Mineração Duas Barras Ltda. ("Duas Barras") subsidiary located in the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil MarketWire

Hollund Industrial Marine Strikes Deal to Eliminate Convertible Preferred Shares
Hollund Industrial Marine, Inc. (OTC Pink: HIMR) ("Hollund" or the "Company") ( an underwater forest management company, announced today that the Company has reached an amicable arrangement with its largest Preferred C shareholder (in principle), which will prevent the ongoing convertibility of the large block of preferred c shares. MarketWire

Tullett Prebon Named Fixed Income Broker of the Year by Futures and Options World (FOW)
Tullett Prebon, one of the world's leading interdealer brokers (IDB), has been named Fixed Income Derivatives broker of the year in the Futures and Options World Awards. MarketWire

Change of Name to Nostrum Oil & Gas LP

Ooyala Research Shows 133 Percent Surge in Mobile and Tablet Video Views Year Over Year
Ooyala, the leading innovator in premium video publishing, analytics and monetization, today released its Q3 2013 Global Video Index, revealing distinct patterns in how viewers consume video across devices. While mobile viewing leveled off in Q3 due to seasonal factors, the overall share of mobile and tablet video views increased by 74 percent since January MarketWire

Ooyala Receives $43 Million Investment From Telstra to Accelerate Adoption of Its Market-Leading Video Analytics
Ooyala, the leading innovator in video streaming, analytics and monetization, today announced it received a USD $43 million investment from Telstra, Australia's largest telecommunications company. Ooyala will use the funds to accelerate engineering efforts focused on innovating its video streaming and analytics platform and to support accelerating growth both domestically and internationally. MarketWire

MediaMath's Matt Spiegel Teaches Marketers How to Turn Data Into Results at Brand Innovators Big Data Summit
The growth of big data shows no signs of slowing down and the large pool of information is more actionable than ever before MarketWire

Sandy Hook + One Year: Are Schools Safer?
As we approach the one-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook tragedy that resulted in the deaths of 20 children and seven adults, there's an unavoidable question: Are our schools any safer today than they were a year ago? MarketWire

Lattice Announces Installation of Its Cloud-Based Communications Platform in Two Oklahoma Jails
Lattice Incorporated (OTCQB: LTTC) ("Lattice" or the "Company"), a cloud-solutions provider of inmate management network systems for correction facilities, announced completion of installations of its proprietary Integrated Corrections Operating Network (ICON) at the McIntosh County Jail in Eufaula, Oklahoma, and the Canadian County Jail in El Reno, Oklahoma. MarketWire

Chicagoland Targeted for Program to Convert Industrial Lift Fleets to Electric Power
EnerSys® (NYSE: ENS), the global leader in stored energy solutions, has launched a national program, starting in the Chicago area, specifically designed to educate and help companies using internal combustion lift trucks to convert to electric fleets. Converting can save the average user $6,300 per truck, per year, in fuel alone. MarketWire

Adknowledge Honored by National Glassdoor Employee Survey confirmed today what Adknowledge and its employees have long known: that the digital marketing firm is a really great place to work. Glassdoor honored Adknowledge as the 24th best midsized company to work for in its sixth annual Employees' Choice Awards MarketWire

Archipelago International and Cisco Transform the Hospitality Industry in Indonesia
Archipelago International, one of Indonesia's leading hospitality management companies, has implemented Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) cloud networking solutions for wireless and wired network access for their guests as well as a scalable and effective dashboard to manage their rapidly expanding network. MarketWire

MomentFeed Announces $5.5M Round of Series A Funding Led by Signia Venture Partners
MomentFeed, the marketing platform for the mobile era, today announced it has closed $5.5 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Signia Venture Partners with Draper Nexus, DFJ Frontier, Double M Partners, and Daher Capital also participating. Ed Cluss of Signia Venture Partners will join the company's board of directors. MarketWire

Tiger Oil Elects to Drill on First Well in Cowley County KS
Tiger Oil and Energy, Inc. (OTCQB: TGRO) is pleased to announce that it has signed an election to participate in the first of three wells with TOTO Energy LLC in Cowley County Kansas. Tiger will earn a 30% working interest and a 24.45% Net Royalty Interest in the well MarketWire

Glassdoor Announces Employees' Choice Award Winners, 50 Best Places to Work & 50 Best Medium-Sized Companies to Work for in 2014
Glassdoor, a jobs and career community, has announced the winners of its sixth annual Employees' Choice Awards, honoring the 50 Best Places to Work (recognizing employers with 1,000 or more employees) and 50 Best Medium-Sized Companies to Work For in 2014 (recognizing employers with 250-999 employees) MarketWire

Makism 3D Corp. Provides Manufacturing Update Aimed at Achieving Near Term Production Goals
Makism 3D Corp. (OTCBB: MDDD) ("Makism 3D" or the "Company"), a manufacturer of consumer and professional grade 3D printers, is pleased to offer an update of current operational activities. MarketWire

WWW.PAZOO.COM Experiences Big Increases in Earnings/CPM, Gross Profit Margins and Revenue From Mid-November to First Week of December
Pazoo, Inc. (OTCQB: PZOO) (German WKN#: A1J3DK) is pleased to report that the advertising rates Pazoo receives from Ad providers on has made a big jump. This increase is not a result of traffic increases to the site, but is due to the quality of content, the quality of visitors and the stability of the website MarketWire

The Clorox Company Earns 100 Percent Rating on Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index
The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) has earned a top rating of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign's 2014 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). The CEI is a nationally recognized measure of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) equality in the workplace. MarketWire

Mitchell Releases 2014 Insurance Industry Predictions
Mitchell, a leading provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty (P&C) claims and Collision Repair industries, today released its industry predictions for 2014 MarketWire

Zoom Joins Centrify Alliance Partner Program to Bring Centrify Web and Mobile Single Sign-On to Zoom's Leading Video Conferencing Service

Phase II Data on OHR/AVR118 in Advanced Cancer Patients With Cachexia Presented at International Cachexia Conference in Kobe, Japan
Ohr Pharmaceutical (NASDAQ: OHRP), a pharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel therapeutics for large unmet medical needs, announced that full results from a Phase II trial to evaluate the effects of OHR/AVR118 in advanced cancer patients with cachexia were presented yesterday at the 7th International Cachexia Conference in Kobe, Japan MarketWire

Message Systems Launches Messaging Masters Infographic Series
Message Systems, the global leader in digital messaging software, today unveiled the Messaging Masters series of infographics. Providing fun, digestible overviews of technology trends and technical subjects confronting digital marketers today, the Messaging Masters infographics enable readers to quickly get up to speed on timely issues MarketWire

Black-Diamond Award Recognizes Five Leading LNG-Fuel Projects at World LNG Fuels 2014
The five Black Diamond Award Finalists to be recognized at the World LNG Fuels conference Jan. 23 are: 1) UPS's LNG-fueled U.S. highway truck fleet rollout, 2) Canadian National Railway's LNG-fueled locomotive demonstrations, 3) Omya's Vermont LNG-fueled quarry and calcium-carbonate operations, 4) Buquebus' LNG-fueled fast ferry Francisco, and 5) Noble Energy's DJ Basin, Colo. LNG fuel network MarketWire

Arxan Discovers Top 100 Android Apps Hacked in 2013
Arxan Technologies, the industry-leading provider of software security solutions that protect the App Economy, today released research revealing that one hundred percent of the Top 100 paid Android apps and 56 percent of the Top 100 paid Apple iOS apps have been hacked. A special focus on high-risk apps, namely mobile financial apps was included and also yields widespread app hacking. MarketWire

Vicor's ChiP Power Component Packaging Technology Named One of the Hot 100 Products of 2013 by UBM Tech's EDN
Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today announced that EDN has named the company's ChiP power component packaging technology as one of the "Hot 100 Products of 2013." The 2013 EDN Hot 100 highlights the electronic industry's most significant products of the year based on innovation, usefulness and popularity. MarketWire

Spindle Announces Agreement to Acquire Yowza!!
Spindle, Inc., (OTCQB: SPDL) ("Spindle"), a leading provider of mobile commerce solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Yowza!! (Yowza International, Inc.), a Los Angeles-based provider of mobile marketing services for consumers and merchants MarketWire

The Hidden Cost of Your New Year's Resolution
Edith L. has always struggled with weight gain, but the one thing that has historically kept her weight in check is exercise. In an attempt to gain motivation to work on her exercise goal, she joined a state-of-the-art gym. Two years later, she laments that she spent $3,600 in membership fees without stepping foot in the facility. MarketWire

LiveDeal Announces Launch of in Los Angeles now has approximately 1,000 participating restaurants in initial launch city of San Diego, Calif., representing over 20% of the local market Company to target large LA market of over 22,000 restaurants Company plans to launch in four major U.S. cities by end of 2013 LiveDeal Inc MarketWire

Orthodontist in New Jersey Offers More Comfortable Tooth Impression Technique
"Most people who have had impressions taken of their teeth at one time or another will likely attest to the fact that the experience is less than enjoyable," writes New Jersey orthodontist Patrick Cuozzo, DDS to begin a recent blog post. In the entry -- titled Advantages of Taking Tooth Impressions With iTero™ -- Dr MarketWire

LI Cosmetology School Offers New Start for the New Year
Cactus Academy in Long Island, New York is dedicated to producing future professionals by offering new, dynamic career options that become available after graduating the Paul Mitchell partner school. MarketWire

Duke Seeks New Gas Generation, but Keeps Nuclear on Its Screen, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Jim Rogers, chairman of Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) (Charlotte, North Carolina), has long counseled the North American Electric Power Industry against over-reliance on gas-powered generation MarketWire

Cheniere Energy's Corpus Christi LNG Terminal Makes Significant Leaps Forward, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The past week has been a big one for Cheniere Energy Incorporated (NYSE:LNG) (Houston, Texas) in regard to the company's planned liquefied natural gas (LNG) production facility in Corpus Christi, Texas. On Dec MarketWire

Verity Corp to Exhibit Sustainable Agriculture Solutions at Acres USA 2013 Conference and Trade Show Dec. 12 - Dec. 14
Verity Corp (OTCQB: VRTY) (BERLIN: A2Q) (http://www.veritycorp MarketWire

Ronald Reagan: The Official App Launched Today in the iTunes and Google Play Stores
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation announced today the launch of "Ronald Reagan: The Official App," now available for download in the iTunes and Google Play Stores. When downloaded for free, the App provides multimedia-rich information about the Presidency, including speeches, audio quotes and video from President Reagan MarketWire

Cobranet of Nigeria Builds Gigabit Network Backbone With Exalt
Exalt Communications, Inc., the leading innovator of next-generation packet microwave backhaul systems, today announced that Cobranet Limited, a leading wireless Internet service provider (WISP) in Lagos, Nigeria, has deployed Exalt microwave backhaul systems to connect a backbone network that runs between its distribution points and data centers. MarketWire

Santa Claus Schedules Free Private Readings of "'Twas the Night Before Christmas"
ustyme (pronounced "us-time") -- a free video-call app for iPad that creates shared experiences through quality content, like books and games -- announced today that it is now scheduling appointments to ustyme with Santa. From Dec. 21 - 23, a limited number of lucky children will get a special holiday gift -- an ustyme video call with Santa, straight from his busy workshop in the North Pole. MarketWire

Lantronix Launches XPort(R) Pro Lx6, Secure Embedded Device Server Supporting IPv6
Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX), a global provider of smart networking and communications solutions for machine-to-machine (M2M) applications, today announced the launch and availability of the XPort® Pro™ Lx6 embedded device server -- an IPv6 solution within its award-winning XPort Pro module family for wired Internet of Things (IoT) deployments MarketWire

Cupcake(R) Vineyards Celebrates the Holidays With 12 Cupcakes of the Season
The weather outside may be frightful, but Cupcake Vineyards is keeping the season delightful! This December, Cupcake Vineyards invites you to slow down and "Live Deliciously" while enjoying one of Cupcake's 12 wines of the season. MarketWire

'Tis the Season to Recycle: Project Reboot Launched to Increase Electronics Recycling
According to a recently released Harris Interactive Poll, despite wanting to recycle used electronics, consumers often lack the knowledge needed to properly recycle MarketWire

New Qvidian Survey Reveals Sales Execution Trends
Qvidian, the innovator in sales execution solutions, today released the findings from its annual Sales Execution Trends survey which examined key objectives for sales organizations, challenges and obstacles faced to meet those objectives, current conditions, and investment areas needed to improve sales execution. MarketWire

SolarWinds Releases Latest NetFlow Traffic Analyzer With 400 Percent Faster Flow Processing and To-the-Minute Reporting

AudioEye and Grafton to Launch Highly Anticipated Goal Mastery Platform in United States, Japan and Australia
AudioEye®, Inc. (OTCQB: AEYE) ("AudioEye" or the "Company"), creator of the Audio Internet™ patented audio browsing and automated publishing technology platform, today announced that, along with the Grafton Integrated Health Network, it has developed a patent pending technology platform called Reliable Evidenced Based Outcomes Optimization Technologies (R.E.B.O.O.T MarketWire

Freedom Financial Network Secures $125 Million From Vulcan Capital for New Personalized Lending Platform
Freedom Financial Network, LLC (FFN) announced that it has received a capital commitment of $125 million from private investment firm Vulcan Capital. FFN will use this capital to grow its lending operations and to launch FreedomPlus, a new personalized lending platform set to debut in early 2014 MarketWire

Experian Data Quality Honored With Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award
Experian Data Quality, a part of Experian Marketing Services and a leading provider of contact data management software and services, has been honored as one of the Best Medium-Sized Companies to Work For in 2014, a Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award MarketWire

Lightower Announces Expansion of All-Fiber Network in Chicago Market

REMINDER: PeriGen Webinar Presents Challenges With Category II Fetal Heart Rate Patterns
PeriGen, Inc. MarketWire

Platinum Supplemental Insurance Promotes Bill Black
Platinum Supplemental Insurance recently promoted Bill Black to Director of Information Systems in the IT Department. In his new position, Black is responsible for managing the IT information structure in the office and at Platinum's disaster recovery sites MarketWire

Valmet Corporation's listing application submitted to NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd
Metso Corporation's stock exchange release on December 11, 2013 at 2.40 p.m local time GlobeNewswire

Kemira and European Investment Bank (EIB) signed EUR 45 million research and development loan agreement
Kemira OyjPress ReleaseDecember 11, 2013 at 2 pm (CET +1) Kemira Oyj and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have signed on December 11, 2013, a EUR 45 million research and development loan agreement. GlobeNewswire

Amer Sports issues dual currency Schuldschein loan agreements with a total value of EUR 70 million
Amer Sports Corporation              STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASEDecember 11, 2013 at 2:00 pm GlobeNewswire

Ahlstrom publishes its renewed internet pages
Ahlstrom Corporation PRESS RELEASE December 11, 2013 at 12.30Ahlstrom, a global high performance fiber-based materials company, today publishes its renewed internet pages. The address of the pages remains unchanged, GlobeNewswire

Professionals Realize New Productivity Gains with Wolters Kluwer's Legal Practice Management Solution Kleos, Now Available on iPad
Alphen aan den Rijn (December 11, 2013) - Across Europe, a rapidly increasing number of professionals in law firms are reaching new levels of productivity with the cloud-based Kleos solution from Wolters Kluwer, now available on the iPad. Kleos, an end-to-end legal practice-management tool, streamlines the practice of law, plus the practice management of the law firm GlobeNewswire

Kemira Oyj completes the divestment of its coagulant business in Brazil
Kemira OyjStock Exchange ReleaseDecember 11, 2013 at 9.00 am (CET+1) Kemira has completed the divestment of its Brazilian iron and aluminium coagulant business to Bauminas. The deal was announced on November 29, 2013. GlobeNewswire

Huhtamaki's Capital Markets Day in Espoo, December 11, 2013

XPO Logistics Agrees to Acquire NLM, the Largest Web-based Expediter in North America
$87 million transaction will add transportation management capabilities GlobeNewswire

Rosetta Stone to Acquire Leading International Language Company Tell Me More, Bolstering Position in Global B2B Market

Eastman Honored as One of the Best Places to Work in 2014, A Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award
    Kingsport, Tenn., December 11, 2013 - Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE: EMN) has been honored with a Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award recognizing the 50 Best Places to Work in 2014 GlobeNewswire

Terms for exchanges to inflation-linked bond SGB IL 3109
The Swedish National Debt Office introduces a new government bond SGB IL 3109 X% 1 Jun 2025. The auction details and the coupon will be published on Thursday 30 January 2014 at 16.20. GlobeNewswire

Medigene announces Veregen® to be launched in the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, and Slovakia
Medigene AG /Medigene announces Veregen® to be launched in the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, and Slovakia . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Ericsson presents 10 Hot Consumer Trends 2014

ARCADIS wins major metro contract in Chile
ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the world's leading natural and built asset design and consultancy firm, announced today that it has been awarded a contract to provide engineering consulting services for the design of the stations of Line 3 of the Santiago Metro in Chile GlobeNewswire

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