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PROVIDENCE, RI--(Marketwired - December 30, 2013) - Brokers' Service Marketing Group (BSMG), a nationally recognized insurance brokerage firm, announced today the addition of Genworth Colony Term products on tioTERM, BSMG's online life insurance platform. MarketWire

Brookfield Canada Office Properties to Hold Conference Call and Webcast of 2013 Fourth Quarter & Full-Year Financial Results Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 9:00 AM (ET)
Brookfield Canada Office Properties (TSX: BOX.UN) (NYSE: BOXC) announced today that its 2013 fourth quarter and full-year financial results will be released after the market close on Monday, January 27, 2014 MarketWire

Marathon Patent Group Announces Settlement and License Agreement
Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (OTCQB: MARA) ("Marathon"), a patent acquisition and licensing company, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, CyberFone Systems, LLC ("CyberFone"), has entered into a license and settlement agreement with a leading global communications company. MarketWire

Lithium Exploration Group Announces Ultrasonic Generator Internal Testing Commences
Lithium Exploration Group Inc. (OTCQB: LEXG) announced today that with the Ultrasonic Generator completed, its partners at GD Glottech International Ltd. (GDGI) last week commenced internal testing of the Unit MarketWire

Symantec to Webcast Quarterly Earnings Call
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) will webcast its quarterly earnings conference call on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at 5 p.m. ET / 2 p.m. PT to discuss the results of its fiscal third quarter 2014, ended Dec. 27, 2013. MarketWire

Notification according to chapter 9, section 10 of the Securities Markets Act
CapMan Plc Stock Exchange Release 30 December 2013 at 2.30 p.m. EET   GlobeNewswire

DNO International ASA: Mandatory Notification of Trade
Magne Normann, Senior Vice President Development, has on 27 December 2013 sold 322,943 shares in DNO International ASA at a price of NOK 24.59 per share. GlobeNewswire

Ahold share buyback update
Zaandam, the Netherlands, December 30, 2013 - Ahold has repurchased 406,500 Ahold common shares in the period from December 23, 2013 up to and including December 27, 2013.The shares were repurchased at an average price of € 13.0461 per share for a total consideration of € 5.30 million GlobeNewswire

Experience Art and Design Appoints Three New Board Members
PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - December 30, 2013) -  Experience Art and Design, Inc., (OTCQB: EXAD) a Nevada corporation ("EXAD" or the "Company"), is pleased to announce the appointment of Gary Arford, Michael Noonan and Roy Rose to its Board of Directors. MarketWire

Magnum Oil Tools Announces Exclusive Distributorship of Kuredux(R) Based Products for the Oil and Gas Industry
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX--(Marketwired - December 30, 2013) - South Texas-based Magnum Oil Tools International, Ltd. ("Magnum") is proud to announce an exclusive distributorship agreement with Kureha Corporation from Tokyo, Japan MarketWire

MCPc to Partner With Gartner Research, Gartner Representative to Present at MCPc Event
CLEVELAND, OH--(Marketwired - December 30, 2013) - MCPc, a leading technology consultancy and integrator, today announced a new partnership with Gartner, Inc., the leading provider of research and analysis on the global information technology industry MarketWire

After Wasting $3.4 Million on Divisive and Flawed Lottery Privatization Plan, Gov. Corbett Now Says: Never Mind
HARRISBURG, PA--(Marketwired - December 30, 2013) - More than a year after state Treasurer Rob McCord first questioned the legality of Gov. Corbett's plan to privatize the Pennsylvania Lottery, Gov. Corbett today announced he is abandoning the proposal. MarketWire

Virginia Tech Hokies and UCLA Bruins Will Play on Hellas Matrix Turf for the Hyundai Sun Bowl
EL PASO, TX--(Marketwired - December 30, 2013) - Virginia Tech and UCLA have accepted invitations to meet on Tuesday, December 31 for the 80th edition of the Hyundai Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas. The 2013 Hyundai Sun Bowl will mark the first meeting between the two teams. The Sun Bowl Stadium is located on the campus of University of Texas at El Paso and has a current seating capacity of 51,500 MarketWire

Signature Announces Grand Prize Winning Agents for "Everyone's a Winner" Campaign
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - December 30, 2013) - Signature Vacations is pleased that the "Everyone's a Winner" fall campaign was such a success. During the last two weeks of the exciting promotion Signature matched grand prizes won by consumers for the booking agents. MarketWire

When Choosing a Plastic Surgeon, Patients Value Experience and Personal Recommendation

Acellular Dermal Matrix Techniques Successful in Breast Reconstruction Revision Surgery
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, ILL--(Marketwired - December 30, 2013) - Breast cancer patients undergoing mastectomy increasingly expect excellent cosmetic results after breast reconstruction MarketWire

5 Tips to Guarantee a Lousy 2014
For those whose past year can be counted in the "lousy" category, motivational speaker and author Shawn Anderson offers five tongue-and-cheek resolutions to guarantee that 2014 will look exactly the same as 2013. MarketWire

UniPixel Appoints Bernard Marren and Carl Yankowski as Interim Co-President and Co-CEO, Succeeding Reed Killion
The board of directors of UniPixel, Inc. (NASDAQ: UNXL) has unanimously appointed the company's chairman, Bernard Marren, and company director, Carl Yankowski, as interim co-president and co-CEO, effective immediately. They succeed Reed Killion, who has resigned to pursue other interests MarketWire

MediaNews Group and 21st Century Media Transaction Has Been Finalized
Digital First Media today announced the MediaNews Group and 21st Century Media combination has been finalized and that the two Companies will operate under the Digital First Media name. MarketWire

Woodman's of Essex Celebrates Its 100-Year Anniversary
Woodman's of Essex, where the very first fried clam in the world was invented, celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2014. MarketWire

Chef of Baltimore Waterfront Restaurant Shares Special Recipe With Convention Network
Anyone who's crazy about cuisine will tell you that getting a chef to share his secrets isn't easy. As part of Marriott's Convention & Resort Network, however, the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront was able to convince its executive chef Carlos Gomez to reveal the recipe behind one of his favorite dishes for the network's newsletter MarketWire

Downtown Baltimore Hotel Recognized for Outstanding Meetings and Events
While it's an honor just to be nominated, winning is pretty great, too. This year, the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront got that winning feeling not just once, but three times, bringing home awards from Meetings and Conventions and Meetings Focus magazines for its outstanding downtown Baltimore hotel meetings and events. MarketWire

Harbor East Hotel Offers Unique Guest Services
There are certain services and features that guests come to expect from a hotel, from high-speed Internet access to a comfortable bed. At the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront, visitors will find all the usual amenities -- plus so much more. MarketWire

Marriott Hotels in Sydney Launch a New Concierge Program Exclusively for Teens
Visiting Sydney on a summer holiday as a teenager is a lot like going out on a Friday night. The experience can be amazing and memorable so long as one knows where to go and what to do. Otherwise, it's about as exciting as staying at home with one's parents MarketWire

Teens Get the Scoop on What to Do at Gold Coast Hotels in Surfers Paradise
The Gold Coast may be a hot spot for families on summer holidays, but that doesn't mean it's an open book. Proving this popular resort destination has even more than theme parks to attract visitors are the insider recommendations of Emma Campbell and Chloe Gash, the Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa's Teen Concierges. MarketWire

Brussels Hotel Deals Capture Belgium's Wintertime Splendor
There's something to be said for magic. It makes a great plotline for movies and adds a layer of excitement to holidays. But taking the concept to an entirely new level is the Ice Magic package now available at the Brussels Marriott Hotel and the Renaissance Brussels Hotel MarketWire

Luxury Hotel in Melbourne Shows Visitors the City's Fun, Young Side
Visiting a city like Melbourne where culture is king inspires a certain youthfulness of spirit in everyone. Film, sport and the visual arts are just a few of the creative outlets that flourish in Victoria's capital city. And while everyone can appreciate that to an extent, young travellers are especially primed to experience and enjoy all this city has to offer MarketWire

Restaurant Near Arundel Mills Launches New Website and Guest Rewards Program
Maryland is known for its fresh seafood. Enjoy jumbo lump crab cakes, crab-crusted rockfish, miso-glazed salmon, and more fresh seafood from the Bay at Chesapeake, a fine seafood restaurant near Arundel Mills. MarketWire

NASCAR Hall of Fame Experience Offered at Nearby Hotel in Charlotte, NC
Experience NASCAR year-round with an exciting new travel package from one the premier hotels near Charlotte's high-energy NASCAR Hall of Fame that includes admission to this "must see" attraction. MarketWire

Pizza Patron Overhauls Brand Focus, Embraces Mexican Roots
Pizza Patrón executives intend to roll out multiple new strategies designed to bring the brand closer to its core Mexican-born customers in 2014. The company plans to execute an array of updated branding programs that include new product development, unique promotions, traditional advertising, digital, social media and public relations. MarketWire

Washington Marriott Wardman Park Listed on Cvent's Top 100 Meeting Hotels in United States
Washington Marriott Wardman Park, situated at 2660 Woodley Road at Connecticut Avenue, NW, announced today that it has been listed on Cvent's second annual list of the top 100 meeting hotels in the United States. Along with this accolade, the D.C. hotel near Embassy Row unveiled a multi-million enhancement to its 95,000 square feet of exhibit space. MarketWire

Quantum to Present at 16th Annual Needham Growth Conference
Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM), a proven global expert in data protection and big data management, today announced that President and CEO Jon Gacek and CFO Linda Breard will be presenting at the following conference: MarketWire

Downtown Orlando Hotel's Special Rates Leave Football Bowl Fans Reveling
Football fans will be reveling in the excitement of bowl games during the next week as 2013 winds down in Orlando with the Russell Athletic Bowl. Fans welcome 2014 with even greater football fervor with the 2014 Capital One Bowl clash between the South Carolina Gamecocks and the Wisconsin Badgers. MarketWire

Nautical Nights Has Dropped Anchor at The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach
The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach is cruising into season with Nautical Nights, a new seafaring feast at The DiLido Beach Club, for a Hamptons-meets-South Beach dining experience. MarketWire

Ingen Technologies Announces Results of Shareholder Conference to Move to the OTCQB or AMEX
Ingen Technologies Inc. (PINKSHEETS: IGNT) (, the holding company of two subsidiaries; a medical device manufacturing company selling its patented medical products worldwide, and a newly acquired growing wireless telecom business providing services to major telecom companies worldwide, announced the results of the shareholder conference held on December 16th, 2013. MarketWire

Christmas Tree Recycling -- Clean Christmas Trees and Organic Decorations Will Be Accepted Free of Charge From December 26th to January 31st
Christmas trees, holly, pumpkins, and other living decorations will be accepted at the locations listed below. Decorations must be free of lights, ornaments, metal, flocking, and other non-living contaminants. Living materials will be repurposed and made into products such as mulch and compost through the Texas Disposal Systems composting division and offered at Garden-Ville locations. MarketWire

Nitro Petroleum Inc.: News Release Mr. Bill #1
Nitro Petroleum Inc. (OTCBB: NTRO) is announcing an update on its Working Interest in a well recently drilled and logged on December 20, 2013 named the Mr. Bill #1 located in the SW of the NW of the NW of the SW/4 of Section 27-T20N-R1W in Noble County, Oklahoma MarketWire

Quidel Receives FDA Clearance for Its Hand-Held Molecular Diagnostic Test - AmpliVue(R) Group B Strep Assay
Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ: QDEL), a provider of rapid diagnostic testing solutions, cellular-based virology assays and molecular diagnostic systems, announced today that it has received 510(k) clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the sale of its AmpliVue Group B Strep Assay MarketWire

Recovering Addicts Seek Angels to Build New Home in the New Year
Addiction recovery center SerenityStar has launched Angels & Addicts, a grassroots crowdfunding campaign to raise funds to build an environmentally self-sustaining ranch to expand existing services. The SerenityStar Ranch will be built to house up to 100 men and women and 5 families on 10.5 acres the charitable organization owns near Smithville, Texas. MarketWire

Coates International, Ltd: Chinese Combustion Engine Expert to Visit the Coates Headquarters Where Various CSRV(R) Engines and Natural Gas Electric Power Generators Will Be Demonstrated for Him
Coates International, Ltd. ("the Company") (OTCQB: COTE) -- Another visit by the Chinese to the Coates headquarters, this time by a combustion engine expert, we welcome his visit. A number of Coates CSRV® products will be demonstrated for the Chinese engine expert. Certain details of the Coates patented CSRV® engines will be explained and other proprietary details will be omitted MarketWire

Intelligent Living Inc. (ILIV) Unveils Strategic Plan and Roadmap for 2014 and Beyond
Intelligent Living Inc. (OTCQB: ILIV) today publicly disclosed its strategy and roadmap to capture market share in the growing healthcare IT, wellness products and gaming industries. Part of this strategy involves unveiling innovative products that address key technologies and announcing strategic acquisitions and partnerships in the fast growing data center and cloud computing areas. MarketWire

VanadiumCorp Resources (VRB) and McKenzie Bay International (MKBY) Enter Agreement
VanadiumCorp Resource, Inc. previously PacificOre Mining Corp, and McKenzie Bay International Ltd (PINKSHEETS: MKBY) signed a Memorandum of Understanding for MKBY to sell its material documentation and intellectual technology it has specific to the development of VanadiumCorp's Lac Dore Iron-Titanium-Vanadium deposit near Chibougamau, Quebec. MarketWire

LI Cactus Salon Gives Free Makeovers for FLS
Joseph Secreti, owner and founder of 22 Cactus Salons and Spas, will be offering free makeovers to clients of the Family Service League on January 13 at the Dix Hills location. The free "makeover" includes hair styling and coloring to the many FSL clients who cannot afford the services. MarketWire

Heat Biologics Announces Its Phase 1/2 Study of HS-410 in Bladder Cancer Is Open for Enrollment
Heat Biologics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTBX), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel cancer immunotherapies, announced today that its Phase 1/2 Study of HS-410 in bladder cancer patients is open for enrollment. HS-410 is a biologic product candidate designed to activate a T-cell mediated pan-antigen immune response for the treatment of bladder cancer. MarketWire

Meredith Xcelerated Marketing Named to Gartner's Annual Magic Quadrant for Global Digital Marketing Agencies
Meredith Xcelerated Marketing (MXM), Meredith Corporation's (NYSE: MDP) ( global customer engagement agency, announced today that it has been included in the newest Gartner "Magic Quadrant for Global Digital Marketing Agencies," report. (1) The report was published on December 5, 2013. MarketWire

Mancomunidad del Norte del Ecuador and the F.E.D. Foundation Express Their Continued Support of BluForest Inc. and Their REDD+ Projects
BluForest Inc. (OTCBB: BLUF) (OTCQB: BLUF) MarketWire

Acura Pharmaceuticals Secures $10.0 Million of Debt Financing
Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACUR) entered into a Loan and Security Agreement (the "Loan Agreement") with Oxford Finance LLC, pursuant to which Oxford agreed to make a term loan to the Company in the principal amount of $10.0 million. The loan has a fixed interest rate of 8 MarketWire

Consumer & Authoritative Research Reveals Most Significant Trends Cruise Travelers May Expect in 2014
As we move into 2014, cruising has never been more popular -- or more competitive. MarketWire

Evaluating Your Child's Mid-Year Report Card
When your child brings home his or her mid-year report card, it is important to read it carefully and take note of a number of key areas. And with the Common Core State Standards going into effect this school year, Huntington Learning Center reminds parents that report cards may look different this year than in years past. MarketWire

How Well Do the Fortune 500 Build Relationships on Twitter
Insightpool, the leader in social engagement optimization released key findings today of the best usage of social touchpoints in Q4 by Fortune 500 companies MarketWire

Golden Gate University's 14 New Year's Resolutions for Law Schools in 2014
New Year's resolution-making isn't just for people, but should be a requirement for higher education, particularly law schools, according to Professor Wes Porter, Director of Golden Gate University's Law Litigation Center. "Law schools that continually embrace fresh teaching techniques graduate the smartest students possible," says Professor Porter MarketWire

A Majestic Mountain or World-Class Golf
Weekend getaways are a welcome break from your day-to-day routine and an excellent way to relax without using up precious vacation time. Two of the best weekend destinations, according to our new infographic, during the summer are Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and Rapid City, South Dakota. MarketWire

Kelly Klatik, President & CEO of Falco Pacific Resource Group (TSXV:FPC) is Interviewed by Ted Ohashi, CFA - Video Posted on
Vancouver, BC, December 30, 2013 - Kelly Klatik, President & CEO of Falco Pacific Resource Group (TSXV:FPC) is interviewed by InvestmentPitch's Ted Ohashi, CFA. Mr. Klatik explains the many benefits of mining 80 years of data on the Horne Mine project in Quebec. GlobeNewswire

Metso Corporation's holding in Valmet Automotive to be reduced as part of internal asset restructuring
Metso Corporation's stock exchange release on December 30, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. local timeMetso Corporation and Metso Paper Oy have concluded an arrangement under which an approximately 19.7% stake in Valmet Automotive Oy will be transferred from Metso Corporation to Metso Paper Oy as of December 31, 2013 GlobeNewswire

Shell Increases Interest in Offshore Brazil BC-10

United Reservation Services Shares that Member Satisfaction Levels Have Reached an All-Time High for 2013
United Reservation Services is a luxury vacation provider that offers its members outstanding deals to hot spot destinations around the world, and proves that customer service, outstanding travel deals and company growth are of the utmost importance. GlobeNewswire

Book Now for New Year Savings From Prominent Baltimore Hotels
Marriott Rewards members can celebrate the New Year with an exclusive offer presented by a group of prominent Baltimore area hotels that allow guests to net big savings on lodging during the first quarter of 2014. MarketWire

Covanta SEMASS Partners With Yarmouth, MA to Provide Bundled Sustainable Waste Management Services and Transfer Station Operation
Covanta SEMASS, L.P. (Covanta SEMASS), a subsidiary of Covanta (NYSE: CVA), a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy, today announced a new agreement with the Town of Yarmouth, MA for bundled sustainable waste management services and the operation of the Yarmouth Transfer Station. MarketWire

WIN Home Inspection Franchise Revenue Up 35%
The WIN Home Inspection franchise has seen its revenue grow 35% in the past two years as the franchise grabs an outsized slice of the recovering real estate market. MarketWire

5 Predictions for Online Government in 2014
Working with local government clients throughout North America to design and develop municipal websites 24/7, 365 days a year puts Vision Internet in a unique position to identify issues and spot trends across geographic, functional and cultural boundaries MarketWire

Digital First Media Names Don Wyatt Vice President of News for Michigan Group
Digital First Media today named Don Wyatt Vice President of News for the Company's Michigan group -- including the Oakland Press, The Macomb Daily, the Morning Sun, and affiliated weekly publications. Mr. Wyatt succeeds Glenn Gilbert, who is retiring in January. MarketWire

PostNet Printing Franchise Triples Business Center Openings in 2013
Printing and marketing services franchise PostNet opened three times as many stores in 2013 as it did in 2012. The brand's growth comes as PostNet's core customers -- the entrepreneurs who power small to medium-sized businesses -- are starting new businesses at a faster pace. MarketWire

Pending Home Sales Edge Up in November
Pending home sales stabilized in November with a slight gain, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Monthly increases in the South and West offset declines in the Northeast and Midwest. MarketWire

Florida Red-Light Running Fatalities Decrease by 27%
MIAMI, FL--(Marketwired - December 30, 2013) - Florida drivers are changing their behavior and the results are savings lives MarketWire

Mass Megawatts Wind Power, Inc. Reports That Low-Cost, Solar-Power Tracking System Is Designed to Support 90 Miles Per Hour Wind Velocity Conditions
Mass Megawatts Wind Power, Inc. (OTCQB: MMMW) reports that design improvements to the company's Solar-Power Tracking System (STS) have advanced product stability to a level of supporting 90 miles per hour wind velocity conditions. A detailed description is projected to be available for potential customers in January 2014 MarketWire

Xcite Energy Limited: Closing of Re-financing of Unsecured Loan Notes
Xcite Energy Limited(TSX VENTURE: XEL) (LSE: XEL) (AIM: XEL) MarketWire

Gold Resource Corporation Chairman William Reid to Retire; Vice Chairman Bill Conrad Named Successor
Gold Resource Corporation (NYSE MKT: GORO) (the "Company") announced today that Mr. William (Bill) Reid, Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors, will retire his post effective December 31, 2013. The Company's Vice Chairman, Mr. Bill Conrad, was unanimously selected by the Board of Directors to succeed Bill Reid as Chairman of the Board MarketWire

Methes Energies Completes a $2.1 Million Private Placement
Methes Energies International Ltd. (NASDAQ: MEIL), a renewable energy company that offers an array of products and services to biodiesel fuel producers, today announced that on December 26, 2013, it completed a $2.1 million private placement pursuant to Regulation D of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. In the offering, Methes sold 1 MarketWire

Lepow to Show New Bold, Stylish Magnetic Power Banks With Smartphone Cases at CES 2014
Lepow International, a mobile device accessories company focused on creative designs and ideas, announced it will showcase its new 2-in-1 'Pixels' and 'Pie' magnetic power banks and phone cases at 2014 International CES MarketWire

New NYNE Portable IPX7 Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker 'Aqua' Keeps the Party Floating
NYNE, an innovator of lifestyle-inspired audio products, will introduce the first fully waterproof, floating, Bluetooth 4.0 portable speaker at CES 2014: Aqua. The Aqua is IPX7 tested, featuring 100 percent waterproof protection for music enjoyment in the shower, by the pool, playing at the beach, or riding a snowmobile MarketWire

NuVasive(R) to Present at J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference
NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA), a medical device company focused on developing minimally disruptive surgical products and procedures for the spine, announced today that Alex Lukianov, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference at the Westin St MarketWire

Air Industries Group Announces Quarterly Dividend
Air Industries Group (NYSE MKT: AIRI) MarketWire

Reminder: BMO Harris Financial Advisors Study: Sixty-Eight Percent of Americans Surveyed Will Be Making a New Year's Resolution for 2014

Digital Ally Awarded Statewide Contract With State of West Virginia
Digital Ally, Inc. (NASDAQ: DGLY), which develops, manufactures and markets advanced video surveillance products for law enforcement, homeland security and commercial applications, today announced that it has been awarded a "sole-source" contract with the State of West Virginia to supply in-car video systems and related equipment to the state's highway patrol department. MarketWire

Ahlstrom completes the sale of its shares in Jujo Thermal to Nippon Paper Industries
Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE December 30, 2013 at 15.30 GlobeNewswire

Basware signs e-invoicing services agreement with leading distributor of industrial products and services in the UK
Basware Corporation, stock exchange release, December 30, 2013 at 15:30Basware signs e-invoicing services agreement with leading distributor of industrial products and services in the UKBasware will deliver e-invoicing solutions to Europe's leading distributor of industrial maintenance and repair products and services in the UK GlobeNewswire

MineralRite Continues to Explore New Market Opportunities
MineralRite Corporation (OTCQB: RITE) is pleased to announce that its Mineral Consultant Fabien Teissier recently returned from South America after visiting several mine sites. Mr. Teissier reported opportunities in Chrome Ore, Natural Graphite, and Molybdenum. MarketWire

Record Global Car Sales Projected for 2014: Scotiabank
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - December 30, 2013) -  The cyclical recovery in global auto sales remains intact with purchases advancing in every region, except Europe, over the past year, according to the latest Scotiabank Global Auto Report. MarketWire

Great East Energy Names International Financial Executives Umanskiy and Lanier to Advisory Board for Its Ukraine Natural Gas Production and Development Companies
Great East Energy, Inc. (OTCQB: GASE) (the "Company") which controls 420 square kilometers of producing European clean energy holdings through two local operating companies in Ukraine, is pleased to announce that it has named leading international financial executives Thomas Lanier and Igor Umanskiy to its Advisory Board. GASE is publically traded in the U.S MarketWire

XsunX Set to Benefit From Pent Up Demand for Commercial Solar Systems
XsunX, Inc. (OTCQB: XSNX), a renewable energy technology, systems, and services provider, today announced that response to its Southern California wide marketing campaign has received wide interest, indicating sizeable pent up demand for commercial and industrial solar systems. MarketWire

Eco-Friendly Closed Loop Process Fuels Universal Lubricants' Success in 2013
In 2013, a growing wave of American corporations, auto service centers and consumers took a stand against foreign oil and products made with virgin crude by embracing eco-friendly, sustainable motor oils and recycling used lubricants, Universal Lubricants reported today. MarketWire

World Moto Celebrates Historic Achievements of 2013 and Prepares for Significant Revenues in 2014
World Moto, Inc. (OTCBB: FARE) (OTCQB: FARE) (BERLIN: WM7) (BERLIN: A1J8SY) ("World Moto" or the "Company") is pleased to share a review of the year that saw the Company go from development into revenues MarketWire

"Transform to Korean Wave Stars at Incheon Airport"... AIRSTAR Avenue to Conduct Promotion of Experiencing Makeup of Korean Wave Stars for Tourists From China
AIRSTAR Avenue (, the duty-free shopping space at the Incheon International Airport, will conduct the 'Event of Experiencing Makeup of Korean Wave Stars' for 4 days starting on December 30. MarketWire

Yasheng Group Joint Venture With IBC International LLC to Form Angel Star Nutrition LLC
Yasheng Group (OTCQB: HERB), a high-growth diversified China-based agricultural conglomerate with U.S. headquarters in Redwood City, California, today announced that it has entered into a Joint Venture with IBC International LLC (a Utah-based food manufacturer), to form Angel Star Nutrition LLC -- a Delaware-based Limited Liability Company MarketWire

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Initiates Sunrise Pivotal Phase III Clinical Trial of Bavituximab in Second-Line Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: PPHM), today announced the opening to enrollment of its SUNRISE trial at leading oncology centers in the United States MarketWire

United Community Banks, Inc. Reports Positive Developments Regarding Capital Structure and Regulatory Matters
United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCBI) ("United") today reported two beneficial developments regarding its capital structure and regulatory matters: the imminent redemption of its TARP and other preferred stock and the termination of its informal regulatory memorandums of understanding. MarketWire

X Mount Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Fund New Flexible, Portable Photo/Video Stand for iPhone, Android and Other Smart Phones
ProtoSports (www.protosports MarketWire

Open Invention Network Extends Its Linux-Protective Network to Cover OpenStack Technologies
Open Invention Network (OIN) announced todaythat it has extended its Linux-protective network to include OpenStack andother cloud computing technologies. Specifically, it significantlyexpanded the technologies covered by OIN's network of royalty-freecross-licenses and by its defensive patent portfolio. MarketWire

BIOLASE Granted Canadian License to Sell Its Flagship EPIC 10 Soft-Tissue Diode Laser
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 it has received a license from the Health Canada-Medical Device Bureau to sell its EPIC dental soft-tissue diode laser systems throughout Canada MarketWire

Message Systems Publishes Content Series for Email Services Providers
Message Systems, the global leader in digital messaging software, has released a series of thought leadership materials offering guidance to email services providers (ESPs) and marketing automation companies on improving deliverability and how to optimize their business approach for the emerging mobile environment MarketWire

Alacer Group Counts Down Big Data's Most Surprising Stories of 2013
The Alacer Group, dedicated to helping business leaders accelerate performance, quality, productivity and profitability, has compiled a list of 2013's most intriguing uses of big data in a recent paper, now available as a free download on its website. MarketWire

FLSmidth receives large cement order in Indonesia
Company Announcement to the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority No. 38-2013, 30 December 2013. GlobeNewswire

Basware's financial reports and Annual General Meeting in 2014

NSN's Jesper Ovesen to step down as Executive Chairman
Nokia Corporation Stock Exchange Release December 30, 2013 at 14:00 (CET +1) GlobeNewswire

Corio NV : Corio sold four properties for € 104.0 m in France
In line with its strategy, Corio has sold four retail properties in France for a total amount of € 104.0 m in December 2013 to one buyer. The disposals concern Quais d'Ivry in Paris (GLA 32,500 m2), La Grande Porte in Montreuil (GLA 6,200 m2), La Mayenne in Laval (GLA 7,200 m2) and Galerie de L'Espace du Palais in Rouen (GLA 9,400 m2) GlobeNewswire

Sakari Ahdekivi appointed new CFO of Ahlstrom
Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE December 30, 2013 at 10.00 EET GlobeNewswire

SDRL - Financial Calendar 2014
Hamilton, Bermuda, December 30, 2013 - Seadrill Limited plans to release its financial statements on the following dates in 2014:February 28, 2014 - Preliminary fourth quarter and financial year 2013 results GlobeNewswire

Intersport opens a new concept sports store in St. Petersburg
INTERSPORT FINLAND LTD PRESS RELEASE 30.12.2013 AT 10.00 1(1) GlobeNewswire

Outotec to deliver minerals processing technology to Norilsk Nickel in Russia

Basware signs significant invoice automation solution agreement with German multinational engineering and electronics conglomerate company
Basware Corporation, stock exchange release, December 30, 2013 at 09:45Basware signs significant invoice automation solution agreement with German multinational engineering and electronics conglomerate companyThe agreement will provide for the customer invoice automation solution as well as scanning and e-invoicing services GlobeNewswire

XPO Logistics Completes Acquisition of NLM
Establishes strong foothold in managed transportation GlobeNewswire

Change of number of shares and votes in SinterCast
    [Stockholm, 30 December 2013] - With reference to Chapter 4, section 9 of the Swedish Financial Instruments Trading Act (SFS 1991:980), it is hereby announced that the number of shares and votes in SinterCast AB increased during December 2013, following the exercise of the last 40% of the warrants in the 2009-2013 Employee Stock Option Programme. GlobeNewswire

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