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Nokia Corporation Interim Report for Q2 2013 and January-June 2013
Nokia CorporationInterim reportJuly 18, 2013 at 13.00 (CET+1)This is a summary of the second quarter 2013 andJanuary - June 2013 interim report published today. The complete secondquarter 2013 andJanuary - June 2013 interim report with tables is available at MarketWire

Metso to deliver a complete crushing and screening plant to Colas Centre Ouest in France
Metso Corporation's press release on July18, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. local time MarketWire

Cynapsus Therapeutics Inc. : Cynapsus Therapeutics Begins Trading on the OTCQX Marketplace in the United States
July 18, 2013 Cynapsus Therapeutics Inc. (TSX-V: CTH) (OTCQX: CYNAF)("Cynapsus" or the "Corporation") today announced that its common shareshavebeen approved for trading in the United States on the OTCQX marketplace("OTCQX"). Trading is expected to commence immediately on OTCQXInternationalunder the symbol CYNAF MarketWire

Glu Mobile Launches Zombies Ate My Friends
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Presentation of Telenor's second quarter results 2013
Telenor will present its financial results for the second quarter on Tuesday 23 July 2013 at 09:00 hrs Norwegian time/CET. The presentation, which will also be broadcast live over the Internet, will be held in Auditorium Voice, Telenor Expo Visitor Centre at Fornebu near Oslo. The figures will be published on Telenor's website at 07:00 CET. GlobeNewswire

Ericsson continues to strengthen in Silicon Valley

Ericsson reports second quarter results 2013
Second quarter highlights * Sales were flat YoY at SEK 55.3 b. For comparable units and adjustedfor FX, sales increased 7% YoY and 6% QoQ. * Operating income incl. JV was SEK 2.5 (2.1) b. with an operating marginof 4.5% (3.8%). * The quarter was negatively impacted by one-time items of SEK -0.9 b MarketWire

AkzoNobel Q2 results 2013

Norsk Hydro second quarter 2013: Result down on lower aluminium prices and power production
Second quarter 2013: Result down on lower aluminium prices and powerproductionHydro's underlying earnings before financial items and tax was NOK 518millionin the second quarter, down from NOK 1,077 million in the first quarter of2013, as lower aluminium and alumina prices and seasonally lower powerproduction weighed on results MarketWire

Security Solutions Discussed by Industry Leaders in Interviews With HP, ImageWare Systems, T-Systems, CyberLock and Isabelle Alfano - CARTES Event Director
ImageWare Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: IWSY) and Deutsche Telecom (OTCQX: DTEGY) MarketWire

Online Shopping Mall Promotes Summer Savings From Affiliate Merchant Harry & David for a Limited Time
MIAMI, FL--(Marketwired - July 18, 2013) -  Leading online mega mall and consumer review hub announces Super Savings on Select Items from partner Harry & David's. For a limited time, the famous gourmet gift catalog is offering discounts up to 40% off of regular prices. MarketWire

ZUZA's 15-Year ISO Certification Gives Customers Assurance of Quality
SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - July 18, 2013) -  ZUZA, a provider of advanced marketing asset management and high-end commercial printing, mailing and fulfillment services, announced today that it has passed its official 2013 independent audit for compliance with ISO 9001:2008 standards of quality management. ZUZA has been ISO-certified since 1998 MarketWire

Park Place Announces End of Litigation Over Grant of Vranino 1-11 Block License
Park Place (OTCBB: PKPL) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement which effectively brings to an end the litigation over the grant to the Company of the Vranino 1-11 Block License MarketWire

Oak Valley Bancorp Reports 2nd Quarter Results
Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ: OVLY), the bank holding company for Oak Valley Community Bank and Eastern Sierra Community Bank, recently reported consolidated financial results. For the three months ended June 30, 2013, consolidated net income available to common shareholders was $1,374,000, or $0.18 per diluted common share MarketWire

Priority Registration Now Underway for Palmetto at Rosedale in Azusa
As we count down to the Model Grand Opening on August 3rd, excitement continues to build for Brookfield Residential's new Palmetto neighborhood in the spectacular surroundings of Rosedale, where Priority Registration and Sales Procedures are now underway. Interested homebuyers who have not yet prequalified are encouraged to visit www.BrookfieldSoCal MarketWire

US Ecology Announces Schedule for Its Second Quarter 2013 Earnings Release and Conference Call
US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECOL) today announced that it will release financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2013 on Monday, July 29, 2013 after the close of the market. MarketWire

LiveWatch Helps Customers Keep Homes Cool During Heat Wave
LiveWatch Security urges customers facing high temperatures across the country to consider energy-saving home cooling methods as more cities issue heat advisories and grapple with power outages. MarketWire

Washington Federal Reports Higher Net Income, Announces the Acquisition of 51 Branches in Four States, and Completes Conversion to a National Bank Charter
Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ: WAFD), parent company of Washington Federal, today announced earnings of $37,338,000 or $.36 per diluted share for the quarter ended June 30, 2013, compared to $35,163,000 or $.33 per diluted share for the same period one year ago, a 6.2% increase. For the nine months ended June 30, 2013, earnings were $108,598,000 or $1 MarketWire

Yadkin Financial Corporation Announces Date for Second Quarter 2013 Earnings Release and Conference Call
Yadkin Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: YDKN), the holding company for Yadkin Bank, announced it will release second quarter 2013 financial results on Thursday, July 25, 2013 before the market opens. Management will host a conference call at 10:00 a.m. EDT that same day to discuss the Company's financial results, business highlights, and outlook. MarketWire

Tremor Video, Inc. Adds New Creative Features to Suite of Interactive Ad Formats
Tremor Video, Inc. (NYSE: TRMR), a leading provider of technology-driven video advertising solutions, today announced new interactive creative features available to the Company's Tremor Video media network and VideoHub enterprise clients. The Company's VideoHub technology also becomes one of the first to fully comply with the new Vast 3.0 IAB standard. MarketWire

Peter R. Baronoff Takes a Leadership Role in Driving Education and Scholarship Missions on Two Florida Coasts
Proud of his collegiate roots as an alumnus of University of South Florida in Tampa, Fla. where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance, and later as healthcare executive in Boca Raton where he was elected to serve as Deputy Mayor of the City of Boca Raton, Peter Baronoff continues to rally for quality higher education and scholarships on the two coasts of Florida. MarketWire

Blue Diamond Hotels & Resorts: Grand Lido Negril Announces Free Wi-Fi & Savings up to 55%
Blue Diamond Hotels & Resorts - MarketWire

Ram Power Commences Drilling Operations at San Jacinto-Tizate
Ram Power, Corp. (TSX: RPG) ("Ram Power" or the "Company"), a renewable energy company focused on the development, production and sale of electricity from geothermal energy, is pleased to announce that the Company, through its subsidiary Polaris Energy Nicaragua, S.A. ("PENSA"), has begun drilling operations at the San Jacinto-Tizate power project (the "Project"). MarketWire

Cott Announces Date for Second Quarter 2013 Earnings Release and Conference Call
Cott Corporation (NYSE: COT) (TSX: BCB) announced today that the Company will release its second quarter ended June 29, 2013 financial results before the markets open on Thursday, August 1, 2013. MarketWire

Nearly 100-Year-Old Lower East Side Institution, MOSCOT, Brings Some New York City Soul to Seoul, South Korea
First they crossed the East River with the opening of their Court Street Shop in Brooklyn, USA. Next they crossed Delancey Street to move their historic 80-year-old Shop from 118 to 108 Orchard. Now the fourth generation family owned and operated MOSCOT is crossing the Pacific...Ocean that is MarketWire

Royal Standard Announces the Entering Into of A Binding Term Sheet for the Sale of Its Fondaway Canyon and Dixie-Comstock Gold Properties
Royal Standard Minerals Inc. (OTCBB: RYSMF) (the "Company" or "Royal Standard") today announced that it and its wholly-owned subsidiary Manhattan Mining Co. have entered into a binding term sheet (the "Term Sheet") with American Innovative Minerals LLC ("AIMLLC") to sell its Fondaway Canyon and Dixie Comstock Gold Properties (the "Assets") MarketWire

Intrix Technology Colorado Office Moves to New Location
Intrix Technology, Inc. (Intrix), a leading payment processor, announced that it has moved its Colorado office from Boulder, CO to new larger offices in Westminster, CO, accommodating its need to for more space and bringing it closer to customers in the greater Denver area. MarketWire

Wassa Gold Mine Q2 2013 Step Out and Infill Drilling Results Continue to Confirm and Extend High Grade Zones
Highlights of Drill Program:BSDD 262 - 47.1 meters ("m") grading 7.2 grams per tonne ("g/t") goldBSDD 260 - 62.8 m grading 4.1 g/tBSDD 256 - 52.9 m grading 4.3 g/tBSDD 285 - 27.9 m grading 5.0 g/tGolden Star Resources Ltd MarketWire

Technology Credit Union Continues to Grow in Commercial Lending by Closing a $3 Million Construction Loan in July
Technology Credit Union (Tech CU) announced this week it has closed a $3 million residential construction loan. The credit union provided the loan to an entity owned by private investment firm Menlo Capital Group to fund the construction of a four-unit townhouse development on College Avenue in Menlo Park. MarketWire

William Lyon Homes' Atrium at The Spectrum Is Getting Ready So You Can Own
San Diegans who are currently renting and whose futures are focused on the rewards of homeownership are encouraged to get ready for William Lyon Homes' Atrium at The Spectrum, where great prices on brand new condominiums will have them owning in no time MarketWire

Fernandina Hotel Host for Great Southern Tailgate Cook-off
Wet wipes aren't just for kids -- barbecue-lovers know it's not a real meal unless it ends with at least a few of them. Those who are in search of their next lipsmackin' good meal should plan on attending the 4th Annual Great Southern Tailgate Cook-off, taking place near the event's host hotel, the Residence Inn Amelia Island. MarketWire

Aberdeen, Scotland Hotel Brings Courtyard's New European Design Concept to Town
When Courtyard by Marriott was designing its European properties, they knew they needed to be distinct. The Courtyard Aberdeen Airport, which opened the 15th of July, is the first hotel to debut the new European design model, which is both high-tech and high-style. MarketWire

Technomedia Expands Worldwide Operations With New Global Service Center
Technomedia, a leading provider of Talent Management Solutions, today announced the launch of the Technomedia Global Service Center as part of its ongoing commitment to provide customers of its industry-leading talent management suite with an outstanding level of customer care. MarketWire

Blake Shelton's Ten Times Crazier Tour Kicks Off Tomorrow, July 19 Featuring Special Guests Easton Corbin and Jana Kramer
CMA Awards' reigning Entertainer of the Year and Male Vocalist of the Year, Blake Shelton, kicks off his "Ten Times Crazier" tour tomorrow, July 19, at Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach featuring special guests Mercury Recording artist, Easton Corbin, and ACM New Female Vocalist of the Year, Jana Kramer MarketWire

Pate of the South Is a Taste of Culinary History Prepared by the Pimentologist(TM) at The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta
When the Pimentologist™ at The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta prepares pimento cheese for hotel guests, the conversation always turns to the rich culinary heritage of the South MarketWire

Luxury Hotel in Montreal Named Business of the Year at 2013 Accolades Gala
Meeting high standards of the West Island of Montreal Chamber of Commerce and surviving scrutiny by a Grand Jury of its peers, a prominent West Island Montreal hotel was named "Business of the Year" during the recent 2013 Accolades Gala. MarketWire

Paris Louvre Hotel Offers Easy Access to City's Top Attractions
Paris is on everyone's list of dream destinations, and summer is the perfect time to explore this romantic, historic and beautiful city. From honeymooning couples to families of four, the Renaissance Paris Vendome Hotel offers a central location that's just minutes from the city's most famous attractions. MarketWire

Donation Is the New Celebration! 3 Day Blinds Commemorates 35th Anniversary by Partnering With Habitat for Humanity
3 Day Blinds is celebrating its 35th year in business by giving back to the very community that has supported its growth since 1978. The leading provider of custom window treatments will be donating $70,000 to Habitat for Humanity of Orange County and support the charity in its mission of bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope. MarketWire

Zyrion and New Relic Partnership Delivers End-to-End Performance for Joint Customer Blurb
Zyrion®, now a part of Kaseya®, and a leading provider of integrated cloud and IT infrastructure monitoring software, announced today its partnership and product integration with software analytics company New Relic MarketWire

Legendary Drag Racers Don "The Snake" Prudhomme and Tom "The Mongoose" McEwen's Iconic Hot Wheels on Display at Inaugural Barrett-Jackson Reno Tahoe
Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, is excited to announce that the iconic Hot Wheels Yellow and Red Haulers and the 'Cuda and Duster Funny Cars raced by legendary drag racers Don "The Snake" Prudhomme and Tom "The Mongoose" McEwen, will be on display together for the first time outside of California in 40 years MarketWire

TelVue(R) Launches National Science Foundation's "The Knowledge Network" Channel on Roku(R)
TelVue® Corporation (PINKSHEETS: TEVE), the innovation leader in Television and Internet Broadcasting for media companies, cable operators, and communities has launched The Knowledge Network (tKN) channel for the National Science Foundation (NSF). The Knowledge Network, powered by TelVue CloudCast™, is now available to more than five million Roku users through the Roku Channel Store. MarketWire

Align Technology Hires David L. White as Chief Financial Officer and John P. Graham as Vice President Marketing and Chief Marketing Officer
Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN) today announced the addition of two executives to its management team: David L. White joins the Company as chief financial officer effective immediately following the filing of Align's quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the third quarter ended June 30, 2013, which is expected to be on or about August 2, 2013. John P MarketWire

District Court of Dusseldorf Germany Finds Ortho Caps and Rasteder KFO Infringe Align Technology Patents
Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN) today announced that a patent chamber of the District Court of Dusseldorf in the Federal Republic of Germany granted permanent injunctions against Hamm-based Ortho Caps GmbH and Rastede-based Rasteder KFO Spezial-Labor GmbH MarketWire

Houston-Based Triple Threat Shevyn Roberts Scores a Hollywood Music In Media Nomination for the Single 'Superstitious'
Multi-talented performer Shevyn Roberts ( snagged her first Hollywood Music In Media Award (HMMA) nomination for the song "Superstitious" in the Pop category. Roberts and other nominees will be honored at the ceremonies held at the Fonda Theater in Hollywood on Thursday, November 21, 2013 MarketWire

Berge Abajian Interviews on CEOLIVE.TV and Updates
Bergio International, Inc. (OTCQB: BRGO) ("Bergio" or the "Company") had their CEO, Berge Abajian, perform a conference style interview via the website CEOLIVE.TV. He discussed updates on Bergio, as well as several points of future strategy for the company. Please click here to view the interview in its entirety. MarketWire

Contempo, the Best New Home Value in San Diego Now Selling With Prices Starting From $269,990
Contempo by William Lyon Homes recently celebrated a successful model grand opening and visitors responded with terrific enthusiasm to the neighborhood's open, bright floorplans and incredible prices starting from the high $200,000's MarketWire

The Royal Heir Is Almost Here; Will the Baby's Name Strike Pop Culture Gold?
For the last nine months, it's been hard to flip through a magazine, open a newspaper, or turn on the "telly" without being bombarded with new developments on the royal pregnancy. Now that Kate and William are about to welcome their bundle of joy into the world, there is even more speculation -- will England have a new future Queen or a new future King? And what about the name? MarketWire

SEMAFO Enters into Heads of Agreement for the Sale of the Samira Hill Mine in Niger
SEMAFO Inc. (TSX: SMF)(OMX: SMF) today announced having entered into a heads of agreement with Middle Island Resources Limited (ASX: MDI) for the sale of a 100% interest in African GeoMin Mining Development Corporation Limited ("AGMDC"). AGMDC, a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of SEMAFO Inc., holds an 80% interest in Societe des Mines du Liptako (SML) S.A MarketWire

LCA Billboard Exposes Air France's Monkey Business
Last Chance for Animals (LCA) has brought mainstream attention to Air France's primate transportation policy by posting a massive billboard near Times Square. It can be seen on 52nd St east of Broadway which is only five blocks from Air France's main USA office. The billboard depicts a monkey behind bars with the message, Air France Flies Monkeys to Lab Cruelty. MarketWire

Harry Epstein Joins AudioEye, Inc. as Strategic Advisor for Corporate Business Development
AudioEye®, Inc. (OTCQB: AEYE), creator of the Audio Internet™, a patented audio browsing and automated publishing technology platform, today announced that Harry Epstein, an experienced business strategist and member of the Company's Advisory Board, has joined the AudioEye team as Strategic Advisor for Corporate Business Development. MarketWire

UPDATE: Avaya Positioned as a Leader by Gartner in Magic Quadrant for Contact Center Infrastructure for 13th Consecutive Year

Costamare Inc. Sets the Date for Its Second Quarter 2013 Results Release, Conference Call and Webcast
Costamare Inc. (NYSE: CMRE) announced today that it will release its results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2013 after the market closes in New York on Wednesday, July 24, 2013. Following the earnings release, on the following day, Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. EDT, Costamare's management team will hold a conference call to discuss the financial results. MarketWire

EmbroidMe Customizes Promotional Products to Enhance Fundraising Efforts
The world of fundraising has become more expansive over time, and there are many new, creative ways to raise money for causes. Traditional bake sales and car washes have not disappeared, but people are finding more ways to integrate fun into fundraising. No matter what type of fundraiser you are planning, EmbroidMe's customized promotional products can enhance your efforts and promote your brand MarketWire

The Non-Profit International Avalanche Nest-Egg (IANe) Announces Its Gala Fundraising Event in Burlington, Vermont Friday, July 19, 2013
International Avalanche Nest-Egg (IANe), a Vermont public benefit non-profit, is proud to announce it will be hosting its first fundraising event in Burlington, Vermont at Nectar's Restaurant and Nightclub this Friday, July 19. MarketWire

DigitalTown, Inc. to Add Licensing and Marketing to Its Portfolio
DigitalTown, Inc. (OTCQB: DGTW), the leader of Technology Applications and Marketing for America's High Schools, will offer licensing opportunities of DigitalTown's 22,000 High School Mascot domain names to third-party strategic enterprises MarketWire

Eating Disorders Treatment Experts Cindy Pikus, PhD, and Nadine Dexter, RN, MSN, Join Eating Recovery Center Leadership Team
Eating Recovery Center, an international center providing comprehensive treatment for anorexia, bulimia, EDNOS and binge eating disorder, today announced that it has recruited two eating disorders and mental health treatment experts to join its leadership team MarketWire

Local Merchants Focusing on Social and Online Marketing, Ditch Daily Deals
Local merchants across the U.S. overwhelmingly prefer investing in their own sites, social channels, and other traditional online marketing solutions compared to daily deal offers such as Groupon and Living Social, according to the results of a survey released today by The "Pulse of Local Business Survey" also found local merchants slow to adopt mobile marketing techniques. MarketWire

Belden Selects Datalliance as Platform for Vendor Managed Inventory Program
Datalliance, the world's largest independent Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) service provider, today announced that Belden, Inc. (Belden) has selected the Datalliance VMI platform and service as the foundation for their Vendor Managed Inventory program MarketWire

Brazil Minerals, Inc.'s Duas Barras Granted Export License
Brazil Minerals, Inc. (OTCQB: BMIX) (the "Company" or "BMIX"), a diamond and gold producer with resources and assets in Brazil, today announced that its Duas Barras diamond and gold mine ("Duas Barras") had received the necessary license from the Brazilian federal government allowing it to export its production effective immediately. MarketWire

Growing Number of Small Businesses Pay Less Than $1 to Process an Invoice New PayStream Report Reveals
PayStream Advisors, Inc., a leading independent research and advisory firm, today released the Automating Payables for the SME Market: Diving Head First into AP Automation Waters report MarketWire

Technicolor announces IP collaboration with Sony for smartphones
Technicolor (EURONEXT PARIS: TCH) today announced thesignature of an intellectual property collaboration agreement with SonyCorporation (NYSE: SNE), which strengthens its strategic patentlicensing initiative in the field of smartphones. MarketWire

AMD Reports 2013 Second Quarter Results
AMD (NYSE: AMD) MarketWire

Nearly One in Five Recent College Graduates Owe More Than $45,000 in Student Loans Reveals TransUnion Study
As graduation season comes to a close, many recent graduates have or are securing their first job out of college, settling into a new apartment or home, and beginning a new chapter filled with independence and excitement MarketWire

Ocean Bio-Chem Named One of Only 13 Stocks With a Combination of Both Value and Momentum by Top Investor Publication
Ocean Bio-Chem, Inc. (NASDAQ: OBCI), a leading manufacturer and distributor of appearance, performance, and maintenance products serving the marine, automotive, power sports, recreational vehicle and outdoor power equipment markets, is pleased to announce that it has been named one of only 13 "First Cut" exchange-listed stocks because of its combination of both value and momentum. MarketWire

OPTIMIZERx Announces Record Preliminary 2013 Second Quarter Results and Update
OPTIMIZERx Corp (OTCQB: OPRX) today announced record preliminary 2013 second quarter results. MarketWire

College Pro's Guide to Effortless Summer House Painting

Second Annual Social TV Awards 2013 Winners Announced at Prestigious Gala for Social TV Brilliance
At Bel-Air Country Club in Los Angeles, the second annual Social TV Awards recognized the major players within the social TV sphere with 23 highly coveted award categories plus Best of Show. Access Hollywood's Billy Bush was presented with the honorable title of emcee of the evening's festivities MarketWire

YaSabe Introduces Sabores -- a First-of-Its-Kind Image-Based Latin Food Guide
YaSabe, the leading local and mobile search destination catering to U.S. Hispanics, today launched Sabores, the world's first image-based search discovery tool for Latin cuisine. Sabores (which means "flavors") is an all-new, mobile-optimized website that highlights the best Latin culinary experiences in the U.S. Access the new Latin food experience at MarketWire

Russia's Auto Industry Must Get Fit to Compete to Realize Its Potential
Russia's automotive industry, which has experienced an almost phoenix-like recovery since 2009, now needs to speed up the pace of its modernization if it hopes to realize its growth potential. Seven priorities will be critical to spurring its global competitiveness, according to a report released today by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). MarketWire

Brookfield Canada Office Properties Declares August 2013 Monthly Distribution
The Board of Trustees of Brookfield Canada Office Properties (TSX: BOX.UN) (NYSE: BOXC) announced a distribution of $0.0975 per trust unit payable on August 15, 2013 to holders of Trust units of record at the close of business on July 31, 2013. MarketWire

Apollo Investment Corporation Schedules First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
Apollo Investment Corporation (NASDAQ: AINV) (the "Company") announced today that it will report its first quarter results for the period ended June 30, 2013 at approximately 7:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, August 8, 2013. MarketWire

Indirect Exposure: Russell Developed Europe Large Cap EM GeoExposure Index YTD Performance Reflects an Alternative Way for European Investors to Gain Exposure to Emerging Markets
The Russell Emerging Markets Index is down (-5.9%) year-to-date as of July 16th amid growing political instability in various emerging market countries and further indications of slowing growth in China. MarketWire Announces the Addition of Mason Pearson, one of the most trusted online sources for high-performance luxury skin care and beauty essentials, has added the skin care brand Mason Pearson to its assortment of premium beauty products. MarketWire

Align Technology Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2013 Results
Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN) MarketWire

Meritage Reports Second Quarter 2013 Results; Significant Sales & Earnings Growth
Meritage Hospitality Group, Inc. (OTCQX: MHGU), one of the nation's premier restaurant operators, today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2013. MarketWire

StayDry Waterproofing Supports Endeavor House Silent Auction Through $3,000 Service Donation
StayDry Waterproofing, Michigan's award-winning crawl space and basement waterproofing company, recently donated $3,000 in services to Endeavor House Ministries' silent auction during its 2013 Donor Appreciation Banquet. MarketWire

Mantis and JG Black Book Form Strategic Alliance
Mantis, a family run collection of award-winning, five-star properties around the world, and JG Black Book, an integrated communications and branding agency specializing in the luxury travel sector have formed a strategic alliance MarketWire

National Bankshares, Inc. Reports Second Quarter and First Half Earnings
Today, National Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: NKSH) announced net income of over $4.43 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2013 which is 2.19% above the total reported for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. Basic earnings per share were $0.64 which compares to $0.63 for second quarter of 2012. The return on average assets for the second quarter of 2013 was 1.63% compared to 1.62% in 2012 MarketWire Offers Free Webinar Helping Non-Profits Cut Overhead, Protect Against Fraud, the leader in integrated bill payment, invoicing and cash flow management solutions for businesses, today announced that it will offer a free webinar, "How to Cut Overhead and Protect Against Fraud in Your Non-Profit" on Wednesday, July 24, at 11 a.m. PT. Registration is currently available at MarketWire

Survey Finds U.S. Counties Leading the Way With Open Government, Citizen Engagement and Transparency
The Center for Digital Government (CDG) and the National Association of Counties (NACo) have announced the 2013 Digital Counties Survey winners. The annual survey recognizes leading examples of counties using technology to improve services and efficiency. Here's a look at the first-place winners. MarketWire

Apricorn Debuts New Aegis Padlock Fortress FIPS 140-2 Encrypted USB 3.0 Drive
Apricorn (, a leading designer and manufacturer of secure encrypted USB drives, debuted its Aegis Padlock Fortress, a secure drive designed specifically for the stringent requirements of the Government, Military and Healthcare. MarketWire

SnapLogic Speeds Up Time-to-Value for Tableau Customers, Connects 160+ Cloud and Enterprise Sources Quickly and Seamlessly
SnapLogic, the Elastic Integration™ company, is the only enterprise integration vendor to announce support for Tableau Software's (NYSE: DATA) Tableau Online launch. At this launch, SnapLogic announced a pre-built Snap for Tableau Software that enables customers to easily connect and pipe data to Tableau Online from over 160 data sources, both on-premise and the cloud MarketWire

Announcing Euclid Analytics for Specialty Retailers
Euclid, the leader in in-store retail analytics, today announces the launch of its Euclid Analytics for Specialty Retail product. Designed in collaboration with some of the world's leading specialty retail chains, Euclid's newest analytics solution delivers insights specifically for key decision-makers in marketing and store operations MarketWire

Skout Natural Foods Expands Portland-Based Team
Skout Natural Foods, a family-owned, all-natural foods company based in Portland, Ore., has hired Craig Engle as business development manager and Robert Steinkamp as customer service and sales representative. MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology Announces New Ultra-High-Capacitance Series of Tantalum-Cased Wet Tantalum Capacitors
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new ultra-high-capacitance series of tantalum-cased wet tantalum capacitors with glass-to-tantalum hermetic seals. For avionics and aerospace applications, the T18 series offers an industry-high capacitance of 1000 microfarads at 75 V in the D case size. MarketWire

Choc-V's Chocolate Vitamins Launches New Campaign and Packaging for CVS Debut
Teelah Corporation's Choc-V's chocolate Probiotics are leaving the Gummy Age behind and taking to the internet with their new campaign, "Everything Is Better With Chocolate. Chocolate is Better With Vitamins". MarketWire

Military Leaders and Thousands of Vets to Celebrate 60TH Anniversary of Korean War Ceasefire
On July 27, the Department of Defense (DOD) 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Committee plans to honor veterans of the Korean War with a national tribute, "Heroes Remembered," ( on the 60th Anniversary of the Armistice Signing which ended three years of brutal fighting on the Korean Peninsula following North Korea's invasion of the Republic of Korea in June 1950. MarketWire

Demi Lovato, The Jacksons, Trace Adkins, Ke$ha and More Round Out Summer at the 2013 L.A. County Fair
With 20 nights of summer entertainment, the L.A. County Fair is one of the hottest concert venues in Los Angeles, bringing together some of the best in pop, country, rock and roll, soul and Latin music for diversity only found in L.A. MarketWire

ING U.S. Teams With Trustnode on Replacement Supplemental Life Offering for County of Santa Barbara Employees -- Leads to Increases in Participation and Volume
Trustnode today announced that ING U.S. realized increased participation rates and volume on a replacement supplemental life program for County of Santa Barbara employees using Trustnode's solution. Trustnode provides animated Education and Decision Support software to help consumers make well-informed choices about their benefits and insurance options. MarketWire

APAC Customer Services, Inc. Expanding in Charlotte, North Carolina
APAC Customer Services, Inc., a leader in global customer care outsourced services and solutions, announced today that it will add over 200 jobs in its Charlotte, North Carolina service center, effective immediately. The expansion reflects APAC Customer Services' growth in the healthcare business and supports one of the nation's largest health benefits companies. MarketWire

Audience to Host Second Quarter 2013 Earnings Conference Call on August 1, 2013
Audience®, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADNC), the leader in advanced voice and audio processing for mobile devices, has scheduled a conference call for Thursday, August 1, 2013, at 1:30pm PT / 4:30pm ET to discuss its second quarter 2013 financial results. Participating in the call will be Peter Santos, president and chief executive officer, and Kevin Palatnik, chief financial officer MarketWire

Cruises-N-More Offers World Cruises for 2014 and 3 Reasons Your World Cruise Will Be Truly Unforgettable (Window of Opportunity Is Short)
Consider your "wish list" of destinations you'd like to visit anywhere on earth ... and then imagine being able to see them all in one journey. Discerning cruisers have long since learned that this dream can become reality with a single voyage: a world cruise. The experts at Cruises-N-More say that now is the time to book a world cruise for 2014 or even 2015. MarketWire

Club Med Buyout for Noble Financial Tenth Annual Equity Conference - January in South Florida
Noble Financial Capital Markets (Noble) announced today that its tenth annual equity conference will be held at Club Med Sandpiper Bay on January 19-22, 2014. The resort is located about 40 minutes from Palm Beach International Airport in South Florida (Noble will be providing round-trip shuttle service) MarketWire

SilverCrest Mines (TSXV:SVL) (NYSE-MKT:SVLC) Reports Record Silver Production in Mexico - Video News Alert on
Vancouver, British Columbia, July 18, 2013 - SilverCrest Mines (TSXV:SVL) (NYSE-MKT:SVLC) has announced record silver production numbers from its 100% owned Santa Elena Mine, located in the State of Sonora, Mexico. GlobeNewswire

Chiquita Brands International, Inc : Chiquita Elects Craig Huss to Board of Directors
CHIQUITA ELECTS CRAIG HUSS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORSADM Executive Adds Agricultural Value Chain Expertise to Board GlobeNewswire

ESI consolidates its offer in Computational Electromagnetics with CEM Solutions 2013
ESI consolidates its offer inComputational Electromagneticswith CEM Solutions 2013 GlobeNewswire

EVS Broadcast Equipment : EVS invites its shareholders at an Extraordinary General Meeting on August 20, 2013
Publication on July 18, 2013, after market closing. GlobeNewswire

Advent Software to Present at the CFA Society of Minnesota's InvestMNt Conference
SAN FRANCISCO - July 18, 2013 - Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADVS), a leading provider of software and services to the global investment management industry, announced today that Jim Cox, Chief Financial Officer, will speak at the CFA Society of Minnesota's InvestMNt Conference on Thursday, August 1st at 9:40 AM CDT in St. Paul. GlobeNewswire

SeatAdvisor, Inc. Adds 'TicketResell' to Box Office Software
SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - July 18, 2013) - Global ticketing software company SeatAdvisor, Inc. today unveiled the newest feature to join its already powerful box office software, SABO (SeatAdvisor Box Office) MarketWire

StrikeForce's UK Distributor, CDISGroup Ltd., to Launch Large Pilots for Corporate Customers to Prevent Identity Theft and Data Breaches of Their Clients
StrikeForce Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: SFOR) today announced that their UK distributor, CDISGroup, is launching several very large breach prevention pilots for Cyber Security, with industry giants in Financial Services, Retail Shopping and the Mortgage Lending business. MarketWire

Platinum Supplemental Insurance Promotes Amanda Lawson
Platinum Supplemental Insurance has recently promoted Amanda Lawson to Strategic Communications Specialist, Internal in the marketing department. In her new position, she is responsible for developing and implementing effective communication plans linking organizational goals with communication objectives, strategies, messages and vehicles for the company's internal audiences. MarketWire

Mortgage Rates Cool Off
Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates easing along with market concerns over the Federal Reserve's bond purchase program. MarketWire

Unemployment Rate for People With Disabilities on the Rise in Second Quarter, Allsup Finds

Epazz Stock Dividend: Project Flex Spin-Off Share Price to Be Above $0.01
Epazz, Inc. (OTCQB: EPAZ), a leading provider of cloud based business software solutions that the Company has approved a 1-10 stock dividend for shareholders of EPAZ. The spin-off of Project Flex will be above $0.01 per share. For each 10 shares of EPAZ common stock that a shareholder owns, the shareholder will receive 1 share of stock in the new Project Flex spinoff. MarketWire

Illinois Technology Association (ITA) & Hireology Announce 40% Growth in Q2 TalentBoard Traffic
Illinois Technology Association (ITA) and Hireology, the leading selection management platform for distributed enterprises, has announced significant growth in ITA TalentBoard visits. MarketWire

Fourteen Percent of Smartphone/Tablet Users Recently Used a TV-Content App, According to Parks Associates
New research from Parks Associates shows consumers are developing preferences for TV-content apps as more smartphone and tablet users are using TV-channel apps from networks like MTV, Nickelodeon, and USA Network and apps for shows like "Glee" and "The Walking Dead MarketWire

Rudy's "Country Store" and Bar-B-Q Limited Edition Camo Cups Raise $84,349 for Homes for Our Troops
Rudy's "Country Store" and Bar-B-Q transformed its famous plastic cups to camouflage design this past May to raise funds for Homes for Our Troops, a national non-profit organization committed to building specially adapted homes for severely injured veterans MarketWire

New Jersey Community Bank Reports Second Quarter 2013 Results
New Jersey Community Bank (OTCQB: NJCB) (the "Bank") reported net income of $113 thousand, or $0.06 per common share for the three months ended June 30, 2013, almost unchanged compared to the second quarter 2012 earnings of $112 thousand, or $0.05 per common share. For the first six months of 2013, the Bank reported net income of $204 thousand, or $0 MarketWire

Brightidea Cited as a Leader in Innovation Management Tools by Leading Independent Research Firm
Brightidea today announced that Forrester Research, Inc. has recognized Brightidea as a leader in Innovation Management Tools, according to the July 2013 report, "The Forrester Wave™: Innovation Management Tools: Q2 2013." MarketWire

Insurance Industry Rapidly Adopts Touchstone, AIR's Next-Generation Platform
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Cermaq ASA: Definitive agreement for the sale of EWOS at an enterprise value of NOK 6.5 billion reached with Altor and Bain Capital
Reference is made to the stock exchange notice of 17 June 2013 regarding the offer for EWOS presented by Altor Fund III GP Limited and Bain Capital Europe, LLP (collectively referred to as "Altor and Bain Capital"). GlobeNewswire

crowdSPRING and Sage North America Announce Design Competition Finalists
crowdSPRING, the world's #1 marketplace for crowdsourced logo design, web design and other types of graphic design, industrial design and writing services, and Sage North America today announced the finalists of a global competition to design a landing page that talks about Sage One, a cloud-based invoicing, accounting and collaboration tool for small businesses. MarketWire

Nucleus Research Technology Value Matrix Recognizes Sage ERP X3 as Enterprise Resource Planning Leader for 1H2013
Sage North America today announced its inclusion in the Nucleus Research 2013 first half Technology Value Matrix for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) with Sage ERP X3 named a leader. This follows the Sage ranking as a Leader in its Matrix for second half 2012. MarketWire

Ace Hardware Surprises First Ace Cares for Kids "All-Star" With Playroom Makeover
Today, Ace Hardware, the largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative in the industry, will surprise nine year-old Ellie Fontanetta, the 2013 Ace Cares for Kids "All-Star" and Lockport, Ill. resident, with a floor to ceiling playroom makeover MarketWire

MorrisAnderson Appoints New Director and Associate Director
MorrisAnderson, a leading financial and operational advisory firm, announced today that David Interdonato, 32, has joined the firm to serve as director and Mark Briden, 27, as associate director. MarketWire

American River Bankshares Reports Second Quarter 2013 Results
American River Bankshares (NASDAQ: AMRB) today reported net income of $652,000, or $0.07 per diluted share for the second quarter of 2013 compared to $845,000, or $0.09 per diluted share for the second quarter of 2012. For the six months ended June 30, 2013, net income was $1.3 million or $0.14 per diluted share, compared to $1.6 million or $0 MarketWire

Thomson Reuters Signs Exclusive Agreement to Distribute IPSOS Global Primary Consumer Sentiment Index
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New Web App Gives Critical Information on Homelessness Nationwide
PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwired - July 18, 2013) -  The University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice (SP2) and Azavea, an award winning geospatial analysis software company, announce the launch of the Homelessness Analytics web application MarketWire

Bassline Productions Announces Addition to Leadership and Advisory Board
HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA--(Marketwired - July 18, 2013) -  Bassline Productions, Inc., (OTCBB: BSSP) a technology company focused on investing in, developing and marketing emerging Internet and mobile technologies, announced today a key addition to its leadership team and the creation of its Senior Advisory Board. Joining as the Online/Social Media Marketing Director is Nick Spears MarketWire

iGen Networks Corporation Launches Gogiro Business Central for SMBs
iGen Networks Corporation (OTCQB: IGEN), today announced the launch of Gogiro Business Central, a fully integrated cloud solution platform that provides small to medium size business owners with an easy-to-use and affordable solution for managing their online presence, marketing, and other key business needs. MarketWire

Mindtree's Net Profit Surges 72% Q-O-Q in Rupee Terms, Strong Revenue Growth of 4.1% in Dollar Terms
Mindtree Limited (NSE: MINDTREE), a global information technology solutions company, announced its results today for the first quarter ended June 30, 2013, as approved by its Board of Directors. MarketWire

True Gold Announces $23.5 Million Strategic Investment by Liberty Metals & Mining
True Gold Mining Inc. (TSX VENTURE: TGM) ("True Gold" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into a strategic investment agreement with Liberty Metals & Mining Holdings, LLC ("LMM") which, upon completion, will make LMM the Company's largest shareholder. MarketWire

Quantum Announces Fiscal First Quarter Results Conference Call
Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM), a proven global expert in data protection and big data management, today announced that it will issue a news release on its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2014, ended June 30, 2013, on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, after the close of the market. The company will hold a conference call to discuss these results. MarketWire

Lithium Exploration Group Announces Waste Disposal Acquisition Strategy
Lithium Exploration Group Inc. (OTCQB: LEXG) CEO Alex Walsh announced today that he is in discussions with financing partners to acquire additional waste disposal facilities in Alberta following the recent LOI to acquire the company's first Class 1A disposal well located outside of Edmonton, Alberta. MarketWire

Gold Resource Corporation Reports Preliminary Second Quarter Production; Maintaining 2013 Production Outlook
Gold Resource Corporation (NYSE MKT: GORO) (the "Company") reported its preliminary production results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2013 of approximately 20,500 ounces precious metal gold equivalent ("AuEq", calculated at actual sales price ratio of 60:1). Gold Resource Corporation is a low-cost gold producer with operations in the southern state of Oaxaca, Mexico MarketWire

Step-by-Step Workbook Makes It Easy to Write Your Social Media Policies
Based on nine years' experience in social media, immediate future, a top 5 social media consultancy, today launches the social media policy workbook. The first of its kind, the workbook avoids the fluff and social media rhetoric. Instead it gives brands step-by-step guidance on creating a policy that protects company reputations, safeguards employees and complies with the law. MarketWire

AudienceView Selected by Edinburgh International Festival and Hub Tickets
AudienceView is further expanding its presence in the UK performing arts sector with its selection as the new e-commerce technology provider of the Edinburgh International Festival ("EIF") and Hub Tickets. Held annually in August, EIF is an internationally acclaimed three-week festival of classical music, opera, theatre and dance MarketWire

STATS ChipPAC Schedules Second Quarter 2013 Results Conference Call
STATS ChipPAC Ltd. ("STATS ChipPAC" or the "Company") (SGX-ST: STATSChP) (SGX: S24), a leading provider of advanced semiconductor packaging and test services, announced today that it will hold a conference call with analysts and investors on Wednesday, 7 August 2013 at 8:00 a.m MarketWire

inTEST Corporation Announces Availability of 2013 Second Quarter Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast
inTEST Corporation (NASDAQ: INTT), an independent designer, manufacturer and marketer of temperature management products and semiconductor automatic test equipment (ATE) interface solutions, today announced that the Company will host a conference call on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time MarketWire

Amara Mining PLC: Granting of Mining Licence for Sega Gold Project
Amara Mining PLC (LSE: AMA) (TSX: AMZ) MarketWire

Soul and Vibe to Appoint Eric Trelstad as Director of Operations
Soul and Vibe Interactive Inc. (OTCQB: SOUL), "The Company," a video and computer games company, announced today that Eric Trelstad is now serving as acting Director of Operations for the Company. Trelstad has been involved in the development of the Company's operations as a shareholder and Soul and Vibe intends to formalize his role as Director of Operations in the near future. MarketWire

Dataguise Introduces Big Data Buyer Intentions Index to Track Trends in Hadoop Adoption, Usage and Challenges
Dataguise (, a leading innovator of data security intelligence and protection solutions, today announced the Dataguise Big Data Buyer Intentions Index (BDBI). The new index is produced by Dataguise and designed to follow enterprise trends in Hadoop distributions and data MarketWire

COREwafer Industries, Inc. Announces It Is Moving Forward With Uplisting Plans
COREwafer Industries, Inc MarketWire

Summer Clearance Entices Crowds to Lucas Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram
The 2013 Dodge Dart continues to rake in awards; excellent news for Lucas Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram and just in time for their Summer Clearance Event. MarketWire

Verde Media Group, Inc. Announces Agency Agreement With Non-Profit Group, International Avalanche Nest-Egg Inc. (IANe)
Verde Media Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: VMGI) has announced it has signed an agency agreement with the non-profit group, International Avalanche Nest-Egg Inc. (IANe) Fund MarketWire

Safeway Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2013 Results
Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) MarketWire

Global Capacity Expands Core Network Between One Marketplace PoPs
Global Capacity, the leading network connectivity company, today announces the expansion of its core network with more than 30 Gigabits of bandwidth between its One Marketplace Points of Presence (PoPs). This capacity is being added to meet the increasing national connectivity demands of Global Capacity's wholesale and enterprise customers MarketWire

AmeraMex International Receives $400,000 Order for Container Handlers
AmeraMex International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AMMX), a provider of heavy equipment for logistics companies (stevedoring), infrastructure construction, commercial farming and mining companies, announced that it has received an equipment order totaling $400,000 for refurbished container handlers MarketWire

Red Giant Entertainment Streaming Live Video From San Diego Comic-Con Booth
Red Giant Entertainment Inc. (OTCQB: REDG), an innovative Intellectual Property company specializing in high quality characters and content for use in a variety of media and entertainment, is pleased to announce the availability of live streaming internet video from their booth at the San Diego Comic-Con throughout the convention. MarketWire

Nuvilex, Inc. Acquisition Could Be Steal of the Century and Worth Billions
In a recently announced acquisition deal, Nuvilex, Inc. (OTCQB: NVLX), pulled off what can only be described as the steal of the century. The company was able to secure a deal that allowed it to "cherry-pick" the exact piece of the pie Nuvilex wanted from another company MarketWire

Brakes Plus Partners With Universal Lubricants to Close the Oil Change Loop
"Full cycle" is how Brakes Plus describes its new partnership with Universal Lubricants®, manufacturer and distributor of the high performance Eco Ultra® line of sustainable motor oils MarketWire

Sibling Group Updates on Acquisition and Development Plans
Sibling Group Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: SIBE) ( (the "Company"), whose business strategy is focused on the development and acquisition of 21st century educational management services and education technology, is providing this update on current acquisition activity and internal development plans. MarketWire

Pure Storage Advances Its P3 Channel Partner Program; Forms International Partner Advisory Council
Pure Storage, the all-flash enterprise array company, reaffirmed its commitment to the channel today, announcing the formation of a new international partner advisory board, the Pure Storage Partner Advisory Council (PAC), and unveiled sweeping advancements to its Pure Storage Partner Program (P3), including new partner tiers, expanded benefits, training tools and support features MarketWire

Harvey Westbury Corp.: Cancellation Doubles Ownership Equity Interest
Harvey Westbury Corp. (PINKSHEETS: HVYW) Further to the news release of July17, the company reports that the cancellation of 158 million shares has reduced the issued and outstanding shares from 300,314,761 to 142,314, 761 shares, representing a 52.6 decrease. MarketWire

Medistem and Cytori Therapeutics Enter Into Licensing Agreement
Medistem, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MEDS), today announced that it entered into an agreement granting Cytori Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CYTX) a license and the exclusive rights to use Medistem's U.S. Patent No. 8,241,621, "Stem Cell Mediated Treg Activation" in the United States. MarketWire

The Alkaline Water Company Inc. Introduces Executive Leadership
The Alkaline Water Company Inc. (OTCBB: WTER) ("Alkaline" or the "Company"), the developers of an innovative, state of the art, proprietary electrolysis process that produces healthy alkaline water for a balanced lifestyle, is pleased to confirm the executive appointments of Steven P. Nickolas as both a Director and President, along with Mr. Richard A MarketWire

Seacoast Commerce Bank Announces Second Quarter Results With Record Loan, Deposit and Asset Growth
Seacoast Commerce Bank (OTCQB: SCCB) today announced its unaudited results of operations for the second quarter-ended June 30, 2013. The Bank reported net income of $250 thousand, compared to net income of $35 thousand for the second quarter of 2012, after excluding the one-time tax benefit of $3.8 million recorded in the second quarter of 2012, or a 614% increase MarketWire

Bridgelux Vero Series LED Arrays Now Shipping With Industry Leading Efficacy and Color Uniformity
Bridgelux, a leading developer and manufacturer of LED lighting technologies and solutions, announced today that its recently released Vero™ Series of LED Array products are now shipping with industry leading performance efficacy (120 lm/w nominal, 110 lm/w minimum average) MarketWire

Acer C7 Chromebook Line Expanded for Education, Business Customers

Globaltech Holdings, Inc. Structures Core Business Towards High Margin, Life and Health Insurance Industry Products
Globaltech Holdings, Inc. (OTC Pink: GLBH) reported today that in light of the recently announced delay in the employer mandate for enrollment in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), it is re-focusing its marketing efforts towards high margin, traditional Life and Health insurance industry products MarketWire

Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians Announces $57.1 Million Debt Termination Agreement With Lakes Entertainment
The Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians (Tribe), a federally-recognized Indian tribal government that owns and operates Red Hawk Casino, today announced that on July 17, 2013, it entered into a $57.1 million Debt Termination Agreement with Lakes Entertainment, Inc MarketWire

2013 Gateway Conference to Showcase Leading Growth Companies at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco on September 10
The 2013 Gateway Conference, featuring more than 50 public companies and 250 institutional investors, portfolio managers and analysts, will be held on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. MarketWire

Aegis to Create More Than 5,000 Jobs in the US This Year
Aegis Limited, a global outsourcing and technology services company and part of the $39 billion Essar Group, announced today that it will be creating more than 5,000 jobs in its centers in the US over the next four months. MarketWire

New England Family History Comes Alive With 220 Million New Records on, the world's largest online family history resource, has added more than 220 million historical New England records to its existing databases, creating the most comprehensive collection of New England records available online MarketWire

REGI U.S., Inc. and Reg Technologies Inc. Announce Seal and Test Texture Design Completed
REGI U.S., Inc. (OTCQB: RGUS) (FRANKFURT: RGJ) and Reg Technologies Inc. (TSX VENTURE: RRE) (OTCQB: REGRF) are pleased to announce that Paul Porter, Chief Engineer, reports that the seal Trelleborg has been working on for the RadMax™ demonstration model looks excellent and will require little, if any, modification to the prototype. The new seal design will be thicker for increased wear life MarketWire

DataSift Announces Inaugural Social Data Week
DataSift, the leading big data platform for social businesses, today announced its founding sponsorship of the inaugural Social Data Week event. Social Data Week will bring together industry leaders, influencers, experts and brands to discuss how the use of social data is revolutionizing enterprise strategy and decision making. MarketWire

LifeSci Advisors Initiates Coverage of Mirati Therapeutics
LifeSci Advisors, LLC (NASDAQ: MRTX) (TSX: MYG) MarketWire

Digital Ally, Inc. to Host Second Quarter Conference Call on Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Digital Ally, Inc. (NASDAQ: DGLY), which develops, manufactures and markets advanced digital technology products for law enforcement, homeland security and commercial security applications, today announced that the Company will host an investor conference call on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 2:15 p.m MarketWire

GelTech Solutions, Inc. Appoints Matthew Struzziero as Director of Sales and Strategic Operations
GelTech Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB: GLTC), creators of FireIce, a revolutionary water enhancing fire suppressant that has the potential to change current firefighting techniques, announced today the appointment of Matthew Struzziero as the new director of sales and strategic operations. MarketWire

Apigee Launches Monetization Services to Maximize Value From Digital Initiatives
Apigee, the API company, today launched Apigee Enterprise - Monetization Services, a major new offering that makes it easy for customers to maximize the business value and foster rapid growth of their API-based digital initiatives MarketWire

Thomson Reuters Selects RTM Consulting for Professional Skills Development
Cincinnati-based RTM Consulting, the leading provider of Resource Management Solutions for consulting, professional and support services organizations in the IT sector, was selected by Thomson Reuters to provide professional skills development services related to Project Management and Soft Skills Development. MarketWire

Benefit Royal Oak Schools With Bright Side Dental at BlackFinn
On Wednesday August 7, Bright Side Dental will host the 3rd annual Royal Oak Women's Night Out with all proceeds benefiting local Royal Oak Neighborhood Schools. MarketWire

Los Angeles Dentist Offers Patients One of the Most Effective Tooth Whitening Systems Available
Dr. Michael Fulbright, a cosmetic and restorative dentist in Los Angeles, says professional teeth whitening treatments at his practice have become more and more common over the years, as people have realized that a whiter appearance to the teeth can have a significant effect on the look of their smiles. However, in some cases, Dr MarketWire

21CT Accelerates Security Intelligence Time to Value With LYNXeon v2.29, Providing up to 10X Performance Boost for Security Data Analytics and Visualization
21CT today released version 2.29 of LYNXeon, the company's award-winning data analytics and visualization solution. The update provides several significant advances, including an enhanced graph database that not only increases analytic query performance by up to 10 times but also allows for the analysis and visualization of up to four times more data. In addition, LYNXeon v2 MarketWire

San Diego Dentist Helps Patients Achieve Beautiful Smiles With Discreet Orthodontic Treatment
Although traditional metal braces can be very effective for correcting crooked or misaligned teeth, many teenagers and adults avoid orthodontic treatment because of their prominent metallic appearance. Dr. Robbi Wilson, a cosmetic dentist in San Diego, says Invisalign® is often an excellent alternative for his patients who do not want metal braces MarketWire

Orange County Plastic Surgeon Provides Male Patients a Way to Eliminate Excess Breast Tissue
As cosmetic enhancements have become more popular and socially accepted, Orange County plastic surgeon Daniel C. Mills, MD has noticed that more and more men have become interested in investigating which procedures might benefit them. Dr MarketWire

Consorteum Holdings, Inc. Appoints Olde Monmouth Stock Transfer Company as New Transfer Agent
Consorteum Holdings, Inc. ("Consorteum" or the "Company") (OTCQB: CSRH) today announced that it has selected Olde Monmouth Stock Transfer Company as its new transfer agent. MarketWire

Plandai's Phytofare Is the Smart Way to Go
Goldman Small Cap Research, a stock market research firm focused on the small cap and microcap sectors, notes that while much of the attention of the use of these nutrients is on wellness and disease prevention, Plandaí Biotechnology Inc.'s (OTCQB: PLPL) flagship product, Phytofare™ Catechin Complex, might prove its effectiveness in increasing our cognitive abilities as well. MarketWire

CPS Technologies Receives U.S. Patent 8,464,46263 Titled "Multi-Layer Metal Matrix Composite Armor with Edge Protection" for Ballistic and Blast Protection
CPS Technologies Corp. (OTCQB: CPSH) today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark office has issued U.S. Patent 8,464,626 MarketWire

The CMO Club Adds Programmatic Marketing Innovation Award to Its 2013 CMO of the Year Awards Program
The CMO Club today announced that it has expanded its 2013 CMO of the Year Awards Program to include the first annual CMO Club Programmatic Marketing Award category, in partnership with DataXu MarketWire

The Shake-Up Continues Among the World's Top Technology Companies: IBM Claims the Top Ranking; Dell Takes the Biggest Fall
The world's top technology companies continue to jostle for position in the rapidly evolving digital landscape. Today, global management consulting firm Booz & Company released its second annual ranking of the world's top 50 Information and Communications Technology (ICT) companies that provide the building blocks to increasingly digital businesses MarketWire

Houston Dentist Embraces the Mobile Revolution With Enhanced Dental Resource
The rapid rise of mobile technology has more and more people across the nation coming to expect websites to be informative and easily readable on portable devices. Dr. Wayde Fawcett, a general and cosmetic dentist in Houston, is joining the mobile revolution to help web visitors attain quick, educational, easy-to-navigate information about his practice while they are on-the-go MarketWire

Luck of the Irish: Pharma Returns a Bit of the Gold to Ireland as Capital Investment Rises, an Industrial Info News Alert
Reported by Annette Kreuger, Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Long prized as a jewel in the Big Pharma crown for production, Ireland has taken hit after hit in pharmaceutical-biotech employment in the past few years, as the industry began the long journey of reinventing itself. Yet industry boosters in Ireland never stopped believing that the tide would eventually turn MarketWire

SEI Reports Second-Quarter 2013 Financial Results
SEI Investments Company (NASDAQ: SEIC) today announced financial results for second-quarter 2013. Diluted earnings per share were $.47 in second-quarter 2013 compared to $.28 in second-quarter 2012. Second-quarter 2013 includes income of $.16 diluted earnings per share from a litigation settlement payment related to a structured investment vehicle (SIV) security. MarketWire

Big WTI Price Penalty Expected by 2018, as U.S. Light Sweet Crude Overwhelms Domestic Refinery Capacity, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- High crude oil prices, strong demand and advanced technologies and techniques have boosted crude-oil production in the U.S. and Canada dramatically in recent years, a speaker said this week at a conference in Denver. The majority of this new U.S. crude oil is, and is expected to remain, light and sweet MarketWire

Datapipe Wins 2013 DatacenterDynamics Award for Managed Services
Datapipe, a global provider of managed services and infrastructure for outsourced IT and cloud computing, announced today that the company was named a winner in DatacenterDynamics' (DCD) inaugural North American Awards held on July 12, 2013 MarketWire

Make Every Day a Smart Fiesta
(Family Features) We all love nachos, fajitas and fiesta dips, but we also know that many of these dishes come with a high nutritional cost. It doesn't have to be that way. With an emphasis on bold spices and fresh, lean ingredients, it's easy to enjoy a delicious fiesta without guilt. MarketWire

Gentex Signs Agreement to Acquire HomeLink(R)
Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ: GNTX), the Zeeland, Michigan-based manufacturer of automatic-dimming rearview mirrors and camera-based lighting and driver-assist systems for the automotive industry, commercial fire protection products and dimmable aircraft windows, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Johnson Controls' HomeLink® business. MarketWire

Solarflare Simplifies Server Acceleration, Monitoring and Security With AppFlex Technology
Solarflare, the leading provider of application-intelligent networking software and hardware, today announced that the company is currently sampling the industry's first application-flexible series of server adapters MarketWire

Beamz Interactive, Inc. CEO Interviewed on
Beamz Interactive, Inc. (OTCQB: BZIC), an emerging growth technology company specializing in state-of-the-art interactive music products, is pleased to announce that its CEO, Charlie Mollo, was recently interviewed on to discuss the company's strategic growth initiatives and "Beamz by Flo" product line. MarketWire

Advice for Multi-Tasking Moms
(Family Features) Even the most skilled multi-tasking working woman knows keeping everything on track is tough. From work schedules to social calendars to finding time for yourself, it's easy to get stuck in a rut with a chaotic routine. Day to day is a challenge enough and that holds true for moms across America, even famous ones like actress Malin Akerman. MarketWire

Laporte Animal Clinic to Host Rabies Vaccine Day
Due to the recent spike in animals infected with the rabies virus in the Northern Colorado region, Laporte Animal Clinic & Supply will be hosting a rabies vaccination clinic on Saturday, July 27, 2013 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at their Laporte office. MarketWire

EADS North America's Voice Encryption Device Listed on Defense Information Systems Agency's Unified Capabilities Approved Products List
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has listed EADS North America's ECTOCRYP® Black high-capacity voice encryption device on its Unified Capabilities Approved Products List (UC APL, as a Department of Defense Secure Communications Device (DSCD). MarketWire

Seven Small Changes With Big Impact
(Family Features) Ever envy those beautiful homes that seem to get redecorated with every new season? The latest and greatest looks are easy to incorporate if you keep your furnishings neutral and the décor uncluttered. From there, it's just a matter of bringing in a few simple touches that create a big impact. MarketWire

Master Mediterranean Grilling
(Family Features) Abundant plates of fresh vegetables, delicate fish from the nearby sea and splashes of olive oil are all hallmarks of traditional meals found in the Mediterranean. MarketWire

ImmuCell Suspends Mast Out(R) Partnering Effort; Pursuit of FDA Product Approval to Continue
ImmuCell Corporation (NASDAQ: ICCC) today announced that it has suspended its active pursuit of a partner for Mast Out®, its Nisin-based intramammary mastitis treatment product under development for dairy cows. MarketWire

CCA Announces 2013 Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Dates
CCA (Corrections Corporation of America) (NYSE: CXW) announced today that it will release its 2013 second quarter financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, August 7, 2013. MarketWire

PureSafe Approved as Registered Vendor to the United Nations

Capital Financial Global Posts Audited Financials, Planning Up-List to OTCQB Tier
Capital Financial Global, Inc. (OTC Pink: CFGX) announced today that it has successfully completed the financial audit process for the years ending 2012 and 2011, and will continue its plans to up-list to the OTCQB fully reporting tier. MarketWire

The Institute of Advanced Body Sculpting Directed by Robert Troell, MD, FACS Opens a Location in Gold River, CA
The Institute of Advanced Body Sculpting opens a center in Gold River, CA to bring patients in the area the highest standard in care, 53% better results in liposuction and body sculpting and nationally recognized non-invasive procedures in a luxurious and professional environment. MarketWire Teams With UL to Offer Facility Audit and Product Inspection Services to Members of announced today that they have teamed with UL (Underwriters Laboratories) to offer facility auditing and product inspection services to members of its online manufacturing platform. UL serves as the leading provider of auditing and safety services globally. MarketWire

Netlist Strengthens Capital Structure With New Financing From Fortress Investment Group
Netlist, Inc. (NASDAQ: NLST), a leading provider of high performance memory solutions for the cloud computing and storage markets, announced today that it closed new credit financing for up to $15 million from an affiliate of Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE: FIG), a leading global investment firm MarketWire

Implant Sciences Receives Order for $3.5 Million for Explosives Trace Detection Equipment and Supplies
Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, today announced that it has received an order for its Quantum Sniffer™ explosives trace detection equipment and supplies valued at more than $3.5 million. The order is for a combination of QS-H150 handheld and QS-B220 desktop trace detectors MarketWire

Epi-Wafer Market to Grow to $4 Billion in 2020 as LED Lighting Zooms to $80 Billion
As LED lighting becomes an $80 billion industry, the market for the epitaxial wafers (epi-wafers) LEDs are made from will grow to $4 billion in 2020, according to Lux Research. MarketWire

National Wholesale Liquidators Wins Channel Innovation Award
nGage Labs, Inc., the leading provider of in-store shopper engagement solutions that enable retailers to recognize, personalize, and engage shoppers, today announced that a valued customer, National Wholesale Liquidators, received the Retail TouchPoints annual Channel Innovation Award for its innovative use of mobile shopper engagement MarketWire Second Quarter 2013 Financial Results Call Invitation® (NASDAQ: STMP), the leading provider of USPS® postage online and shipping software to over 450,000 customers, today announced an invitation to join the Second Quarter 2013 Financial Results Conference Call. The call will take place Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at 5:00 pm ET and will be webcast from our Investor Relations Web site at MarketWire

San Diego Eye Surgeons Introduce the WaveLight Refractive Suite
Eye surgeons at Gordon-Weiss-Schanzlin Vision Institute were the first to perform custom wavefront guided LASIK Surgery in the world, and they have been providing their patients with clearer vision since 1980 MarketWire

KEMP Technologies Achieves Dual Microsoft Gold Certification in Messaging and Communications
KEMP Technologies today announces its dual gold certification by Microsoft in Messaging and Communications, a unique distinction among application delivery solutions vendors MarketWire

Grocery Direct Consolidated Transportation Announces Name Change
Grocery Direct Consolidated Transportation, Inc. is pleased to announce that effective immediately our name has been changed to Shippers Express Truck Lines, Inc. MarketWire

SnapShots Partners With Aviary to Enhance User Experience
SnapShots, LLC, a developer of mobile apps, today announces it has partnered with Aviary, a photo-editing platform. By integrating Aviary's photo manipulation tools in its existing photo-sharing application, SnapShots users can now edit photos within the app, including reducing redeye, changing the photo filter and adding photorealistic stickers, just to name a few MarketWire

SilverSun Technologies Announces SWK Technologies to Exhibit at Sage Summit 2013
SilverSun Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: SSNT) (OTCQB: SSNT), a national provider of transformational business technology solutions and services, today announced that SWK Technologies, Inc., the Company's principal operating subsidiary, will exhibit at the Sage Summit 2013 to be held in Washington, D.C., July 21-26, 2013. MarketWire

TransUnion Holding Company, Inc. Announces Exchange Offer for 8.125%/8.875% Senior PIK Toggle Notes Due 2018
TransUnion Holding Company, Inc., a global leader in credit and information management services, announced today that it has commenced an exchange offer for its outstanding unregistered 8.125%/8.875% Senior PIK Toggle Notes due 2018, Series A MarketWire

CNR Files Form 20-F and Letter From the Chairman
China Metro-Rural Holdings Limited (the "Company" or "CNR") (NYSE MKT: CNR) today announced the filing of its 2013 annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013 with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") and the following letter from the Chairman: MarketWire

Smith Micro's Manga Studio 5 EX Comic Software Now Available
Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMSI) Productivity and Graphics group today announced the availability of Manga Studio 5 EX, the newest version of its industry-leading comic and manga creation software, which will be available for viewing at San Diego Comic-Con (July 18-21) at booth #4437 MarketWire

Phytel Releases New Clinical Research on the Benefits of a Population Health Approach for Diabetes Care
A peer-reviewed research study in the American Journal of Managed Care calls into question the effectiveness of certain diabetes monitoring practices that solely target individuals who already have high A1c levels and recommends that providers take a population health management approach for improving diabetes care. MarketWire

Is Wall Street Reform Too Hard on Mortgage Borrowers?
Since its passage almost three years ago, the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law has done much to change the mortgage industry. Most borrowers are able to finance and refinance with stable and steady loans, but does Wall Street reform go too far? Does it deny mortgages to well-qualified borrowers? MarketWire

Micrel Launches New High Sensitivity Limiting Post Amplifiers for 10Gbps FTTH PON, Ethernet, Wireless and OTN Applications
Micrel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRL), an industry leader in high performance analog and high-speed mixed signal, LAN, and timing and communications solutions, today launched the SY88053CL and SY88063CL limiting post amplifiers. The devices are ideal for FTTH XGPON and 10GEPON OLT (Optical Line Terminal) applications supporting the build out of next generation PON networks MarketWire

Expert Tips for Enjoying Great Meals in the Great Outdoors
Summer outdoors should extend beyond the confines of backyard grilling -- gatherings and great food become adventures when enjoyed in communion with nature. Though, away from the convenience of home base, food preparation can be daunting, and the eating experience disastrous, without thoughtful planning. MarketWire

Lincoln Property Company Scores Big at TIAA-CREF Four Diamond Awards
At the TIAA-CREF annual Diamond Awards ceremony held in Newport Beach, CA, on June 5th, top ranked property management firm, Lincoln Property Company, won ten prestigious TIAA-CREF Four Diamond Awards MarketWire

Groundbreaking Book Explains Why Accountable Care Organizations Are the Answer the Healthcare Industry Has Been Looking For
CRC Press / Productivity Press is pleased to announce the publication of Accountable Care Organizations: Value Metrics and Capital Formation authored by nationally recognized healthcare expert, Robert James Cimasi MarketWire

Kona Grill Sets Second Quarter 2013 Earnings Call for Thursday, August 1, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. ET
Kona Grill, Inc. (NASDAQ: KONA), an American grill and sushi bar, will hold a conference call on Thursday, August 1, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time to discuss its results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2013. The company will issue its financial results in a press release prior to the call. MarketWire

RadiumOne Launches Photo Effects, the First Free and Completely Customizable Photo Editing Software for App Developers
RadiumOne, today announced Photo Effects, its new and free mobile tool that enables app developers to customize and white-label the photo sharing and effects functionality in their apps. In addition to free customization and white labeling, Photo Effects enables app developers to keep 100 percent of the revenue generated from premium in-app purchases and mobile advertising. MarketWire

Fortinet Wins Frost & Sullivan APAC Network Security Vendor of the Year Award
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) -- a world leader in high-performance network security -- today announced that it has been honored with the 2013 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Network Security Vendor of the Year Award. The trophy was presented yesterday at the Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards banquet held at the St. Regis Hotel in Singapore. MarketWire

Cargotec's January-June 2013 interim report: Business developed as estimated during the second quarter

Hubbell Reports Second Quarter Results: Net Sales of $801.3 Million and Earnings Per Diluted Share of $1.37
SHELTON, CT.  (July 18, 2013) - Hubbell Incorporated (NYSE:  HUBA, HUBB) today reported operating results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2013. GlobeNewswire

Activaero GmbH /ACTIVAERO'S PARTNER ABLYNX INITIATED PHASE I STUDIES IN RESPIRATORY SYNCYTIAL VIRUS (RSV) USING FAVORITE TECHNOLOGY . Ad hoc announcement according to § 15 WpHG. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Correction to Wärtsilä's Interim report January-June 2013
Wärtsilä Corporation Company Announcement 18 July 2013 at 10.15 am EET GlobeNewswire

CGG Announces Its Second Quarter 2013 Results and Conference Call on Thursday August 1st, 2013
CGG will announce its second quarter 2013 results before the opening of theParis and New York stock exchanges on Thursday, August 1(st), 2013. Second Quarter 2013 Results Agenda * A press release will be available on our website at 7:30 amon this date MarketWire

Norsk Hydro's part-owned Slovalco smelter signs Letter of Intent for power supply
Norsk Hydro's part-owned aluminium smelter inSlovakia, Slovalco, has signed aLetter of Intent (LoI) for power supply with SlovenskéElektrárne. The LoIcovers electricity supply over an eight-year period from January 1, 2014,with atotal delivery of 19 terawatt hours (TWh). MarketWire

Forbes Korea Announces '2013 Global CEOs of Korea'
Forbes Korea announced 31 CEOs from corporations and organizations as '2013 Global CEOs of Korea.' The announced CEOs were from various corporations, public organizations, and educational institutions. MarketWire

Skincare and Beauty Tips for New Moms -- Presented by
Parenthood is a challenging job even in the best of circumstances. The first few months can be especially trying, with constant diaper changes and feedings and erratic sleep schedules. The chaos can lead to days without a shower or resorting to a beauty routine that consists of sweats and a ponytail. However, looking and feeling good is an important part of motherhood MarketWire

DENSO Announces Issuance of Unsecured Straight Bonds
DENSO Corporation today announced the issuance of its eighth unsecured straight bonds with inter-bond pari passu clause. The conditions are as follows.1.Issue amount - 30 billion yen 2.Coupon rate - 0.352 percent per annum 3.Issue price - 100 yen per face value of 100 yen 4.Redemption price - 100 yen per face value of 100 yen 5.Due date - June 20, 2018 6.Payment date - July 24, 2013 7 ACN Newswire

Hitachi Establishes PT. Hitachi Asia Indonesia
Hitachi Asia Ltd. today announced that it has established its subsidiary, PT. Hitachi Asia Indonesia in Jakarta, Republic of Indonesia to grow operations and further expansion of its Social Innovation Business in Indonesia. The new company was established with initial capital of US$3 million, and will start its operations in October 2013 ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Declares Comprehensive, Global, Trusted Cloud Strategy
ACN Newswire

Guangzhou Automobile Group and Honda Sign Agreement for Acura Business in China
Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., Ltd. and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that on July 17, 2013, they signed a basic agreement to jointly conduct Acura business in China.With the signing of the agreement, the two companies will begin discussing concrete plans toward a goal to begin local production of Acura brand vehicles at Guangqi Honda Automobile Co., Ltd. (GHAC) in 2016 ACN Newswire

Appointments in Wärtsilä's Board of Management
Wärtsilä Corporation, Company announcement, 18 July 2013 at 8.45 am EET GlobeNewswire

Royal Imtech provides a trading update, announces EUR 30 million financing preference shares issue and extends the rights offering by five business days.

Ziggo Q2 results: Further investments to improve revenue momentum
Utrecht, July 18, 2013Ziggo N.V. Q2 2013 Results GlobeNewswire

Wärtsilä Corporation INTERIM REPORT 18 July 2013 at 8.30 a.m. local time GlobeNewswire

REC proposes separation of REC Silicon and REC Solar
Sandvika, Norway - July 18, 2013: REC (Renewable Energy Corporation ASA), a leading global provider of solar electricity solutions, announces that it proposes to separate its silicon and solar businesses. GlobeNewswire

REC second quarter 2013 - presentation material
Sandvika, July 18, 2013: Enclosed is REC's interim results presentation for the second quarter 2013. The presentation will be held at 08:00 CET today at the conference center Høyres Hus (Oslo, Norway).More details on today's program and the presentation material is available on REC's internet pages: GlobeNewswire

REC's second quarter 2013 results
Sandvika, July 18, 2013: Renewable Energy Corporation ASA (REC) reported second quarter 2013 revenues of NOK 1,544 million and EBITDA of NOK 152 million. EBIT was negative NOK 58 million. Nominal net debt improved by NOK 0.3 billion to NOK 2.2 billion. REC Silicon reported second quarter revenues of NOK 498 million and EBITDA of NOK 106 million GlobeNewswire

Weaker operating profit for Orkla
Orkla's operating profit (EBITA) amounted to NOK 632 million in the second quarter, compared with NOK 698 million in the corresponding period of 2012. June was a weak sales month for the Nordic branded consumer goods companies. The Russian market still presents major challenges. GlobeNewswire

Norske Skog: Stable quarter, brighter prospects
Somewhat better margins in the quarter due to seasonal variations in demand and lower costs per unit as a result of ongoing efficiency programmes. Price increases and sustained depreciation of the Norwegian krone will improve the revenue base going forward. The ongoing investments at Boyer and Saugbrugs are progressing as planned and will improve margins at both mills from 2014. GlobeNewswire

Sobi publishes Report for the Second Quarter 2013
Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (publ) (Sobi) today announced its results for the second quarter 2013. Revenues for the quarter totalled SEK 520 M (481), an increase of 8 percent. All segments of the commercial portfolio contributed to the positive top line results in the quarter, and the pipeline programs reached several important milestones. The company reconfirmed its outlook for the year. GlobeNewswire

Sika AG /SIKA ACQUIRES LEADING SUPPLIER OF STRUCTURAL FIBRES FOR SHOTCRETE. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Publicis Groupe: 2013 First Half-year results
PUBLICIS GROUPE 2013 H1 Results GlobeNewswire

Biotech sector continues to perform well / valuations still at attractive levels despite strong sector gains
BB BIOTECH AG /Biotech sector continues to perform well / valuations still at attractive levels despite strong sector gains . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Norsk Hydro's part-owned Slovalco smelter signs Letter of Intent for power supply
Norsk Hydro's part-owned aluminium smelter in Slovakia, Slovalco, has signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) for power supply with Slovenské Elektrárne. The LoI covers electricity supply over an eight-year period from January 1, 2014, with a total delivery of 19 terawatt hours (TWh) GlobeNewswire

Actelion delivers strong progress in the first half of 2013
Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd /Actelion delivers strong progress in the first half of 2013. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

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