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United Community Banks, Inc. Announces Date for Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2013 Earnings Release and Conference Call
United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCBI) today announced it will release its fourth quarter and year-end financial results on Thursday, January 23, 2014, before the stock market opens. The Company also will hold a conference call at 11:00 a.m. ET on the same day to discuss its financial results, business highlights and outlook. MarketWire

Pussy Riot Imprisonment Expected to End This Week
HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - December 26, 2013) - Free Pussy Riot - The Movie documents the nearly two-year imprisonment of the women of Pussy Riot, a feminist punk rock protest group, that is expected to end this week. MarketWire

Nanny Taxes in 2014 -- Another Important Tax Concern for Parents
GLENVIEW, IL--(Marketwired - December 26, 2013) - It's holiday time and everyone is juggling a lot over this year's short season. There are sales to find, coupons to locate and presents to buy. Meals must be planned and cooked while kids need to be picked up and dropped off all over town. On top of the holiday hustle for parents are nanny tax and hiring concerns MarketWire

Goodman Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for 100,000 sqm Wujiang Distribution Centre in Jiangsu Province
Goodman Group (Goodman or Group), the global integrated property group which owns, develops and manages industrial space, held a groundbreaking ceremony on 18 December 2013 for the Goodman Wujiang Distribution Centre in Jiangsu Province in eastern China. MarketWire

SPY(R) VP of Optical Happily Named Executive Vice President
SPY® Inc. (OTCBB: XSPY), a leading eyewear company known for its patent-pending Happy Lens™ technology, today announced that Jim Sepanek, SPY Vice President of Optical, has been promoted to Executive Vice President of SPY, effective December 26, 2013. MarketWire

Purchase College Student Redefines 3D Printer Technology
Shai Schechter, a Purchase College-SUNY junior, is launching a business to produce an innovative 3D printer with a number of key differences that will make it more efficient and affordable than similar devices. MarketWire

HJOE Cofounders Resume Control of Crucial Areas of the Company

Charleston, West Virginia Hotel Crafts a Culinary Christmas Experience
Christmas has a reputation for being all about the presents, but when it comes down to it, the food is just as important. The holiday meal, after all, is what brings far-flung family members together and lends structure to the day's events MarketWire

WPCS Announces Public Beta Release of BTX Bitcoin Trading Platform
WPCS International Incorporated (NASDAQ: WPCS), ("WPCS" or the "Company"), today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, BTX Trader, LLC ("BTX Trader" or "BTX") has released a beta version of its Windows-based trading platform that is now available to the public at MarketWire

Fairfield Inn & Suites Toronto Mississauga Hotel Welcomes 2014 Winterfest and Junior World Challenge Cup Competitors
Beginning January 10, 2014, the unmistakable sounds of skating will envelop Mississauga as the 2014 Winterfest and 2014 Junior World Challenge Cup Qualifier come to town. For all the skaters, families, coaches, and friends, the Fairfield Inn & Suites Toronto Mississauga is pleased to offer convenient, affordable Toronto hotel accommodations for the duration of the events. MarketWire

Newly Engaged Couples Invited to View Stylish Greensboro Wedding Venues
Congratulating those couples who have become newly engaged this holiday season, one of the premier wedding hotels in Greensboro, North Carolina invites those with wedding plans in their future to visit the many options available for creating a celebration that will provide years of beautiful memories. MarketWire

Hotel Near Beltsville, MD Bolsters Terrapin Fever With Budget-Friendly Packages
University of Maryland basketball is underway and Terrapin fans are diligently making their way to the Comcast Center to revel with the Terps in their final season with the Atlantic Coast Conference and nourish the hopes of following their men's soccer counterparts for an outgoing league championship. MarketWire

Kilopass Appoints Leslie Landers Vice President of Sales to Accelerate Kilopass' Rapid Expansion
Kilopass Technology Inc., a leading provider of semiconductor logic non-volatile memory (NVM) intellectual property (IP), today announced the appointment of Leslie Landers as Vice President of Worldwide Sales to further strengthen customer ties and increase the company's market reach. MarketWire

Iconic London: Fish and Chips
Whether they're staying in high-end London hotels or more modest accommodations, visitors simply must venture out on the town for a portion of fish and chips, a London staple for over 150 years. Before you venture out in search of the best fish and chip shop, known as a 'chippie,' check out this infographic from Marriott hotels to learn the ins and outs of this favorite. MarketWire

What's Old Is New and Technology Is Crucial for Job Hunting in 2014
One of the many resolutions people make for the New Year is to find that perfect job. MarketWire

Fixed Mortgage Rates Little Changed at Year-End
Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates little changed as we head into the final days of the year. MarketWire

The Mexico Fund, Inc. Announces 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders
The Mexico Fund, Inc. (NYSE: MXF) announced today that it will conduct its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on March 20, 2014, for stockholders of record as of the close of business on January 6, 2014. The meeting will be held at 9:30 am CST at the John Jacob Boardroom of The St MarketWire

OTI Receives $10 Million Payment From Sale of SmartID Division
On Track Innovations Ltd. (OTI) (NASDAQ: OTIV), a global leader in cashless payment solutions based on contactless transactions and near-field communication (NFC), has closed the sale of its SmartID division to SuperCom Ltd. (NASDAQ: SPCB), a global provider of traditional and digital identity solutions. MarketWire

$25,000 Garage Designer Giveaway Launches With Presenting Sponsors Swisstrax Flooring and Mustang Club of America
The $25,000 Garage Designer Giveaway presented by Swisstrax® modular flooring and Mustang Club of America officially launches A free-entry contest, the promotion will award a Grand Prize winner who will receive a garage package valued at $25,000 and a Runner-up Prize winner who will receive a 3-Day/2-Night Ultimate Driving Experience in Las Vegas MarketWire

Health Enhancement Products, Inc. Enters Into Collaborative Agreement With Global Animal Health Company to Accelerate Bovine Mastitis Product
Health Enhancement Products, Inc. (OTCQB: HEPI) has entered into a collaborative/option agreement with a global animal health company, whose name is being withheld for competitive considerations and intellectual property protection for both parties. MarketWire

Large-, Small-Scale LNG Supply at World LNG Fuels 2014
The upcoming World LNG Fuels 2014 will address key questions considered by investors in the growing LNG fuel market: Who will dominate? Export developers selling side streams to major fleets or small, more nimble merchant operators who can react quickly as technology and markets shift? Where will the line of demarcation between these two groups of competitors fall? MarketWire

Make Family History Your New Year's Resolution: Use to Discover, Preserve and Share Your Family's Story in 2014
As the holiday season comes into full swing, many of us will start to spend our days surrounded by loved ones, sharing stories from holidays past and making memories that will be shared for holidays to come MarketWire

Manalto Raises $1M to Launch Innovative Social ERP Software Solution and Premium Services for Content Management
Manalto (, today announced a $1M seed capital round from a network of investors across the US and Australia including Europlay Capital Advisors (ECA) and Raven Capital, as well as a group of high net worth individuals from Australia, to close out its go-to-market funding MarketWire

Gold Resource Corporation Modifies and Declares Its Instituted Monthly Dividend for December
Gold Resource Corporation (NYSE MKT: GORO) (the "Company") declares its monthly dividend for December 2013 payable on January 23, 2014 to shareholders of record as of January 13, 2014. The Company is modifying its instituted monthly dividend from $0.03 per share per month to $0.01 per share per month beginning with this December dividend MarketWire

Strongbow Announces Addition to Technical Team
Strongbow (OTCQB: STBR) is pleased to announce it has entered into a process to engage the services of Mr. Frank Muller and Mr. Chris Holben in order to identify, and attempt to capture, further oil and gas growth opportunities in Western Canada. MarketWire

Platinum Equity to Sell NESCO to Energy Capital Partners
Platinum Equity announced today it has signed a definitive agreement to sell NESCO to an affiliate of Energy Capital Partners LLC ("ECP"). Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The sale is expected to close during the first quarter of 2014. MarketWire

Sidense 1T-OTP Memory Macros Meet JEDEC Accelerated Testing Qualifications at Two TSMC 28nm Process Nodes
Sidense Corp., a leading developer of non-volatile memory OTP IP cores, today announced that its SHF Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) macros have met stringent JEDEC accelerated testing requirements for TSMC's 28HPM and 28HPL process nodes. MarketWire

Richmond Plastic Surgeon Answers Breast Augmentation Recovery FAQs
"Recovery from breast augmentation is about a five to seven day process for most patients," begins a recent blog post authored by Richmond plastic surgeon Neil Zemmel, MD. The entry, titled Breast Augmentation Recovery, reveals Dr MarketWire

Canadian Delegation Visit Bangladesh to observe situation of Minorities
EURO MEDIA LTD. /Canadian Delegation Visit Bangladesh to observe situation of Minorities. Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

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