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Konica Minolta Expands Solution Offerings for Government, Financial and Manufacturing Verticals
RAMSEY, NJ--(Marketwired - November 18, 2013) - Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) today expanded the EnvisionIT vertical solutions to include tailored software, hardware and IT services designed specifically for the Financial, Manufacturing and Government industries MarketWire

Safe Bulkers, Inc. Announces Closing of Its Public Offering of Common Stock
Safe Bulkers, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SB), an international provider of marine drybulk transportation services, announced today the closing of its previously announced public offering (the "Public Offering") of 5,000,000 shares of common stock, and the exercise by the underwriters in full of their option to purchase 750,000 additional shares of common stock, in each case at a price of $7 MarketWire

Infinity Augmented Reality, Inc. Joining Forces With Renowned William Hill Company
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Amara Mining PLC - Holding(s) in Company

Resource America, Inc. Reports Operating Results for the Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2013
Resource America, Inc. (NASDAQ: REXI) (the "Company") reported GAAP net income attributable to common shareholders of $3.4 million, or $0.16 per common share-diluted, and $5.1 million, or $0.23 per common share-diluted, for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2013, respectively, as compared to a GAAP net loss attributable to common shareholders of $2.3 million, or $0 MarketWire

Oxford Lane Capital Corp. Completes Preferred Stock Offering
Oxford Lane Capital Corp. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: OXLC) (NASDAQ: OXLCP) (NASDAQ: OXLCO) today announced that it has completed an underwritten public offering of 1,767,770 shares of its 7 MarketWire

Precision Optics Corporation, Inc. Announces Operating Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2014 Ended September 30, 2013
On November 14, 2013, Precision Optics Corporation, Inc. (OTCQB: PEYE) (the "Company") announced operating results on an unaudited basis for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2014, the quarter ended September 30, 2013. MarketWire

Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) Announces Six New Members Join Organization
The Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved the membership applications of six new companies, bringing the trade group comprised of the world's leading gaming suppliers to a total of 130 members from 19 countries. MarketWire

Koppers Netherlands Requests Advice of Dutch Works Council Regarding Future of Tar Distillation Plant
Koppers Netherlands B.V., a subsidiary of Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE: KOP), has requested the advice of the Works Council at its Uithoorn, Netherlands plant with respect to an intended decision to discontinue the manufacturing of coal tar and petroleum products at the Uithoorn facility by July 1, 2014 MarketWire

Basilea reports isavuconazole orphan drug designation for treatment of zygomycosis by U.S. FDA
Basilea Pharmaceutica AG /Basilea reports isavuconazole orphan drug designation for treatment of zygomycosis by U.S. FDA . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

AMA Passes Recommendations for Payment Models That Support New Approaches to Team-Based Health Care
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - November 18, 2013) - Team-based health care delivery models are quickly emerging as the preferred method for providing coordinated, cost-effective, high-quality health care for patients and today the American Medical Association's House of Delegates adopted new recommendations for creating payment mechanisms to sustain these promising new models of care. MarketWire

SSP America Captures Multiple Top Honors at ACI-NA Excellence in Airports Awards Ceremony
LANSDOWNE, VA--(Marketwired - November 18, 2013) -  SSP America celebrated an afternoon of stunning success last week at the industry's annual ACI-NA Concessions Conference, achieving six top honors -- including four out of five places in the "Best New Food & Beverage Quick-Service Concept" category MarketWire

AMA Urges Congress to Repeal SGR by Year's End
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - November 18, 2013) - Physician leaders from all corners of the country today strongly and decisively called for Congress to repeal Medicare's Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR), the failed payment formula that is threatening care for the nation's seniors, disabled and military families MarketWire

GuideStar and Technology Affinity Group (TAG) Launch Simplify, an Efficient Approach to Grantmaking
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - November 18, 2013) - GuideStar and the Technology Affinity Group (TAG) today announced Simplify,, a new approach to information-sharing between funders and grantees MarketWire

Finnleo Announces New Products at IPSE Convention in Las Vegas
COKATO, MN--(Marketwired - November 18, 2013) - At the International Pool & Spa Expo in Las Vegas, Finnleo introduced several new products, including new room designs, finishes, and heater and control options MarketWire

EVTN Voraxial(R) Invited to Exhibit at 4th Annual Shale Play Water Management Southern States Initiative 2013
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwired - November 18, 2013) - Enviro Voraxial Technology, Inc MarketWire

Amid National Campaign to Increase Awareness of Homelessness, Nonprofit Launches Valuable Resource on Family Homelessness
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - November 18, 2013) - In honor of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, the Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness (ICPH) is launching, an interactive website detailing New York City's long history of poverty and homelessness. MarketWire

MOD Pizza Will Be "Spreading MODness" in Celebration of Its Fifth Birthday and the Thanksgiving Holiday
SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - November 18, 2013) - MOD Pizza has loved feeding their communities for the last five years and to celebrate this milestone, MOD is on a mission to "spread more MODness" in a big way. For the six days beginning on Tuesday, November 26 through Sunday, December 1, 2013, MOD Pizza will donate $1 MarketWire

JetBlue's Annual Swing For Good Charitable Fundraising Campaign Raises $500,000 for Nonprofit Partners
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - November 18, 2013) - JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU), New York's Hometown Airline, today announced the results of its annual Swing for Good and Bid for Good fundraising campaign, the airline's largest charitable fundraiser of the year. The annual initiative includes the Swing For Good Golf Classic and the Bid For Good online charitable auction MarketWire

Symbion Healthcare Selects Medline as Exclusive Distributor to Help Reduce Costs and Maximize Efficiencies
MUNDELEIN, IL--(Marketwired - November 18, 2013) - Symbion Healthcare, based in Nashville, Tenn., and a leading operator of ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals across the nation, has selected Medline Industries, Inc. as its exclusive distribution partner for medical and surgical supplies MarketWire

Wine Enthusiast Magazine Names Rodney Strong Vineyards American Winery of the Year
HEALDSBURG, CA--(Marketwired - November 18, 2013) - On November 13, 2013, Wine Enthusiast Magazine announced the winners of their annual Wine Star Awards. Rodney Strong Vineyards was named their American Winery of the Year for the winery's outstanding achievements in the wine world. As the first major U.S MarketWire

Sprague Pest Solutions Names AJ Treleven Service Manager for Salt Lake City
SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwired - November 18, 2013) - Sprague Pest Solutions announces the promotion of AJ Treleven to the position of Service Center Manager of its Salt Lake City, Utah service center. MarketWire

CoBank Commits $1 Million to Mile High United Way for Leadership Center at New Headquarters
DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - November 18, 2013) - Mile High United Way on Saturday announced a $1 million capital gift from CoBank in support of its new community headquarters in historic Curtis Park.  MarketWire

Claudia Williams, Director of State Health Information Exchange Program, to Discuss Healthcare Innovation at Nextgov Prime
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - November 18, 2013) - Nextgov Prime today announced that Claudia Williams, Director of the State Health Information Exchange program at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will discuss health care innovation at the November 20th-21st event in Washington D.C MarketWire

Marquis Yachts Appoints Kraemer New Sales Manager
PULASKI, WI--(Marketwired - November 18, 2013) - Marquis Yachts, LLC, has named Jon Kraemer as a new regional sales manager for the Wisconsin yacht maker, which builds Carver and Marquis brand yachts. MarketWire

Avangate Accelerates Growth for Innovative Start Ups
REDWOOD SHORES, CA--(Marketwired - November 18, 2013) - Avangate, the leading Customer Centric Commerce solution provider trusted by thousands of Software and Cloud Services companies to grow their business worldwide, today announced the launch of the Avangate Biz Sessions, a series of educational workshops aimed at supporting the start up community around the world with business know-how. MarketWire

NexTech to Attend the 117th Annual American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting
TAMPA, FL--(Marketwired - November 18, 2013) - NexTech, a leader in specialty-specific Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and Practice Management software, announces it will attend and sponsor the 2013 Annual American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting, November 15 - 19 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. MarketWire

Marina Palms Yacht Club & Residences Closes on $98 Million Construction Loan for First Tower
NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL--(Marketwired - November 18, 2013) - Marina Palms Yacht Club & Residences closed on a $98 million loan to fund construction of the project's first residential tower located on the north side of the waterfront property. The lender is HSBC Bank USA, NA. MarketWire

International Conference in Chicago Examines Role of Research Universities in Addressing Urban Challenges

BUYINS.NET Issues Alliance Creative Group SqueezeTrigger Report
NEWPORT BEACH, CA--(Marketwired - November 18, 2013) - BUYINS.NET,, a leading provider of Regulation SHO compliance monitoring, short sale trading statistics and market integrity surveillance, has initiated coverage on Alliance Creative Group (PINKSHEETS: ACGX) after releasing the latest short sale data through November 15, 2013 MarketWire

Donated Timeshares Aid in Disaster Relief for the Philippines
BOZEMAN, MT--(Marketwired - November 18, 2013) - The nation's top timeshare donation charity just granted $75,000 for disaster relief in the Philippines. MarketWire

** Health News ** UCLA Urologists Celebrate Movember by Raising Awareness About Prostate and Testicular Cancers
LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - November 18, 2013) - Mustaches are taking over this month. You'll see them popping up on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter as men from around the country celebrate Movember each November by growing mustaches and raising money for prostate and testicular cancer research, as well as other men's health issues MarketWire

Perma-Fix Reports Preliminary Unaudited Financial Results for the Third Quarter of 2013
ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - November 18, 2013) - Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: PESI) today announced preliminary unaudited results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2013 MarketWire

Matinas BioPharma Appoints James S. Scibetta to Board of Directors
BEDMINSTER, NJ--(Marketwired - November 18, 2013) - Matinas BioPharma Holdings, Inc., an emerging biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of omega-3 fatty acid-based prescription therapeutics for the treatment of cardiovascular conditions, announced today the appointment of James S. Scibetta to its Board of Directors. Mr. Scibetta replaces Jerome D MarketWire

Torchlight Energy Announces Corporate and Operational Update Conference Call
PLANO, TX--(Marketwired - November 18, 2013) - Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc. (OTCQB: TRCH) ("Torchlight Energy" or "the Company") today announced that the Company will host an investor conference call on Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 12:30 pm ET to provide a corporate and operational update. MarketWire

Liberator Medical Announces That Its Common Stock Has Been Approved for Listing on the NYSE MKT as of November 20, 2013
STUART, FL--(Marketwired - November 18, 2013) - Liberator Medical Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: LBMH) today announced that its common stock has been approved for listing on the NYSE MKT. The Company expects its common stock to begin trading on the NYSE MKT on November 20, 2013, trading under the existing symbol "LBMH MarketWire

Houston Surgeon Receives Award for Citizenship and Community Service
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - November 18, 2013) - The American Medical Association (AMA) presented Kenneth L. Mattox, M.D., a Houston thoracic surgeon, with the Benjamin Rush Award for Citizenship and Community Service. The award recognizes a physician who has gone above and beyond their professional call of duty to make an outstanding public service contribution to their local community. MarketWire

Austin Medical Executive Receives Achievement Award for Exceptional Service
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - November 18, 2013) - The American Medical Association (AMA) presented Marshall G. Cothran, chief executive officer of the Travis County Medical Society (TCMS), with the Medical Executive Meritorious Achievement Award MarketWire

Florida Medical Executive Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - November 18, 2013) - The American Medical Association (AMA) presented E. Russell Jackson, senior vice president at the Florida Medical Association (FMA), with the Medical Executive Lifetime Achievement Award. The award is given by the AMA to honor a medical association executive who has contributed substantially to the goals and ideals of the medical profession. MarketWire

Albany Medical Executive Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - November 18, 2013) - The American Medical Association (AMA) presented Linda A. Lambert, CAE, executive director of the New York Chapter of the American College of Physicians (NYACP), with the Medical Executive Lifetime Achievement Award MarketWire

New Study Shows High-Yielding International Stocks Have Outperformed Their Peers
MILWAUKEE, WI--(Marketwired - November 18, 2013) -  Dividends matter for international investors. A recent study by Robert Sharpe of Heartland Advisors and G. Kevin Spellman, CFA, of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee quantifies the significant impact of dividends on international investing returns MarketWire

Verengo Inc. Announces 10,000th Residential Installation
TORRANCE, CA--(Marketwired - November 18, 2013) - Verengo Inc., the nation's leading residential solar specialist, today announced it has installed its 10,000th home solar system. Verengo is the first residential solar specialist to reach this milestone and has accomplished this growth in less than six years.  MarketWire

Silverline Launches The WaterCooler: A Social Intranet Application on's AppExchange, the World's Leading Business Apps Marketplace, at Dreamforce 2013
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - November 18, 2013) - SALESFORCE.COM DREAMFORCE -- Silverline today announced it has launched The WaterCooler: A Social Intranet Application on's AppExchange, empowering businesses to connect with customers, partners and employees in entirely new ways. The WaterCooler is a transformative social intranet application for Salesforce MarketWire

American Traffic Solutions Releases New Jersey Red-Light Safety Camera Video
TEMPE, AZ--(Marketwired - November 18, 2013) - American Traffic Solutions (ATS), New Jersey and North America's leading red-light safety camera provider, has released a public service announcement video about New Jersey's Red-Light Safety Camera program MarketWire

NanoSteel Honored as 2013 Emerging Company of the Year by New England Clean Energy Council
PROVIDENCE, RI--(Marketwired - November 18, 2013) - The New England Clean Energy Council (NECEC) has awarded Rhode Island-based NanoSteel a Green Tie Gala Award for Emerging Company of the Year. MarketWire

nTrust Offers Online Bills Payment Through Partnership with Security Bank Corporation
nTrust members will now be able to make secure online bill payments through their nTrust Cloud. The integration with Security Bank Corporation will help thousands of households seamlessly pay bills online with the click of a button. MarketWire

Red Hawk Casino Pays Out $100,000 Jackpot
Red Hawk Casino slots continue to pay even more jackpots, to more winners, more often, with a lucky Rewards Club member celebrating a $100,000 jackpot today. MarketWire

Top 3 Hot Vegas Winter Deals This December 2013 Presented by
Nothing says "Las Vegas vacation" like quality time spent on the Strip, playing the slots, visiting the hottest nightclubs, and catching a show. knows that while all of these activities are awesome, the expenses can add up. The editors at CheapoVegas MarketWire

Goodwill of Orange County Enduring Independence Veteran's Program Launch Event Draws 220+ Local Business Leaders
In response to the staggering unemployment issues facing young veterans returning to civilian life, Goodwill of Orange County, a social enterprise organization in the business of helping people facing barriers to secure jobs that provide purpose, launched its Enduring Independence program with a kick-off event on Nov. 14, 2013 MarketWire

Rainmaker Reports Third Quarter 2013 Financial Results
Rainmaker Systems, Inc. (OTCQX: RMKR), a provider of B2B e-Commerce solutions and services, today reported financial results for its fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2013. MarketWire

AltiGen Communications, Inc. to Announce Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2013 Results
AltiGen Communications, Inc. (OTCQX: ATGN), the leading provider of integrated Microsoft-based Unified Communications solutions, will announce its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2013 financial results after the close of regular market trading on Wednesday, November 20, 2013. The Company will also hold a conference call to discuss the results at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time (5:00 p.m. ET). MarketWire

Broadridge CEO to Present at the KBW Brokerage & Market Structure Conference
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: BR) today announced that Richard J. Daly, Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at the KBW Brokerage & Market Structure Conference on Tuesday, November 19, 2013, at 3:15 p.m. ET, to be held at the Marriott Marquis Times Square in New York City. Mr. Daly's presentation will be webcast live MarketWire

Ecotech Institute to Host Business of Sustainability Webinar on Nov. 21, 2013
On Thursday, November 21, Ecotech Institute will hold a 30-minute afternoon webinar, "Business of Sustainability," that explores the growing awareness surrounding global sustainability practices in business administration MarketWire

Equus Announces Third Quarter Net Asset Value
Equus Total Return, Inc. (NYSE: EQS) (the "Fund" or "Equus") reports net assets as of September 30, 2013, of $29.4 million, a decrease of approximately $0.8 million since June 30, 2013. Net assets per share decreased to $2.78 as of September 30, 2013 from $2.86 as of June 30, 2013. Comparative data is summarized below (in thousands, except per share amounts): MarketWire

Ivanhoe Mines Announces Updated Independent Preliminary Economic Assessment of its Kamoa Copper Discovery
Robert Friedland, founder and Executive Chairman of Ivanhoe Mines (TSX: IVN), and Lars-Eric Johansson, Chief Executive Officer, today welcomed the positive findings of an independent, Preliminary Economic Assessment of the company's major Kamoa copper discovery near the mining centre of Kolwezi in the Democratic Republic of Congo's southern province of Katanga. MarketWire

A123 Systems, Inc. SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Investors of Class Action Against A123 Systems, Inc. and Its Board of Directors and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of November 26, 2013 -- AONEQ
Levi & Korsinsky announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of investors who purchased A123 Systems, Inc. ("A123" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: AONEQ) (formerly AONE) common stock between February 28, 2011 and October 16, 2012. MarketWire

GAF Donates Chopper to Wounded Veteran on New Orange County Choppers TV Show
GAF, North America's largest roofing manufacturer, will be featured on the new television series Orange County Choppers, which documents the return of Paul Teutul Sr. and the crew at his world-renowned custom motorcycle shop. The episode will air on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 9pm EST on Country Music Television (CMT). MarketWire

Hearing and Seeing Is Believing: Amplified Phone With Tablet Technology Represents Innovative Holiday Gift for Seniors
In a consumer market geared towards younger generations, finding holiday gifts for older loved ones can be a challenging task MarketWire

Saia Announces Improved Transit Times
Saia, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAIA) is pleased to announce that Saia LTL Freight has reduced transit times in nearly 1000 intermediate and long-haul lanes effective immediately. MarketWire

TILE SHOP SHAREHOLDER ALERT BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Reminds Investors With Losses in Excess of $100,000 of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit Against Tile Shop Holdings, Inc. - TTS
Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") and KSF partner, the former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., remind investors that they have until January 14, 2014 to file lead plaintiff applications in a securities class action lawsuit against Tile Shop Holdings, Inc MarketWire

In Less Time Closings Assists Timeshare Owners
People who no longer wish to own a timeshare often struggle with the transfer process. Transferring ownership to another person is a complicated process that takes time. Failing to comply with the rules of a particular resort can put the transfer process on hold. In Less Time Closings can help timeshare owners transfer ownership quickly and easily. MarketWire

Fidelity Bank Named Top Place to Work for Third Year in Row
Fidelity Bank announced today that, for the third consecutive year, it has been named as one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts by the Boston Globe. MarketWire

Brookfield Canada Office Properties Declares December 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 December 13, 2013 to holders of Trust units of record at the close of business on November 29, 2013. MarketWire

Espey Declares Special Cash Dividend of $1.00 per Share and Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend of $0.25 per Share
The Board of Directors of Espey Mfg. & Electronics Corp. (NYSE MKT: ESP) has declared a special cash dividend of $1.00 per share. This special dividend is in addition to a regular quarterly dividend of $0.25 per share. The dividends will be payable on December 19, 2013 to all shareholders of record on December 12, 2013. MarketWire

Qatar Hotel Near Harbor Earns Recognition for Superior Service
Selecting a hotel depends upon location and amenities, but even the perfect combination of these doesn't guarantee a happy stay. The one feature that trumps all the rest (and can make or break a trip) is service, which is why earning TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence is such a coup for hospitality businesses MarketWire

BMO Harris Bank Pledges $25,000 to Midwest Tornado Disaster Relief Efforts
BMO Harris Bank today pledged $25,000 to the American Red Cross to support tornado disaster relief in the Midwest. The donation will support efforts by the American Red Cross to help provide relief to families and communities affected by the devastating tornadoes and storms that hit over the weekend. MarketWire

Deep Focus Wins Gold for Pepsi "Live for Now" at The Internationalist Awards for Innovative Digital Solutions
Deep Focus, part of Engine USA, took home Gold for Pepsi's "Live for Now" at the 2013 Internationalist Awards for Innovative Digital Solutions in New York on November 14th. MarketWire

The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel Earns a Prestigious 5 AA Red Stars Rating
With so many luxury properties in the world today, deciding which is the best requires careful consideration MarketWire

Business Hotel in Kochi Lights Up the Lives of Children During Diwali
When it comes to celebrating holidays, nobody does it quite as well as children who embrace all the customs and ceremonials with unrestrained delight. So when India's five-day Hindu festival, Diwali, approached, the Courtyard Kochi Airport decided to combine the joy of giving back with the joy of celebrating among children in one unforgettable evening. MarketWire

Align Technology Hires Zelko Relic as Vice President of Research and Development
Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN) today announced that it has hired Zelko Relic as vice president of research and development, effective December 2, 2013. Mr. Relic will be responsible for Align's global research and development initiatives including delivering new and enhanced products for the Invisalign clear aligner and iTero scanner businesses. Mr. Zelko will report directly to Thomas M MarketWire

York Partners With Houston SPCA for Contest and Educational Campaign
A multi-pronged campaign from York, a global leader in HVAC, and Johnson Supply, the exclusive supplier for York Heating and Air in the Houston area, is wrapping up the campaign by offering website visitors the chance to select the COOLEST pet in Houston and win great prizes for themselves, all while doing good for the Houston Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Houston SPCA). MarketWire

Active Power Names Jay Powers CFO and Vice President of Finance
Active Power (NASDAQ: ACPW), manufacturer of uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems and modular infrastructure solutions, announced it has named Jay Powers as CFO and vice president of Finance effective Dec. 4, 2013. Steve Fife, current CFO and vice president of Finance, will remain with the company through the end of the year. MarketWire

Golden State Law Group Alerts Public to NCES Student Loan Debt Study Revealing Problematic Trends
The San Diego bankruptcy attorneys at the Golden State Law Group have helped thousands of consumers and business clients work their way through extremely difficult financial situations. These financial problems have led to many different solutions that did not include filing for bankruptcy protection for some clients MarketWire

AMCOL International Announces Changes to Executive Leadership
The Board of Directors of AMCOL International Corporation (NYSE: ACO) has appointed Gary L. Castagna to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of AMCOL effective January 1, 2014. Mr. Castagna has been with the Company for more than 23 years. He has served as Senior Vice President of the Company and President of our Performance Materials segment since May 2008 MarketWire

Foodies and Families Celebrate Thanksgiving at The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation
While the holidays are about family, there is one thing that brings everyone to the table -- literally. From slicing into a golden turkey to serving slices of warm pie, food is at the center of the holiday season, and The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation is hosting a calendar of events that will have guests returning for a second helping. MarketWire

The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas Introduces Complimentary Airport Transportation for Guests of The Ritz-Carlton Suite
The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas is providing a special new benefit for guests staying in its eighth-floor Ritz-Carlton Suite, adding enhanced appeal to what is already the hotel's most desirable accommodation. MarketWire

W Technologies, Inc. to Network for New Technology Alliances, Joint Ventures and Sales at SMX Social Media Marketing Event in Las Vegas
W Technologies, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WTCG) announced today CEO Ronald Costa will be actively networking with social media and mobile devices marketing technology industry executives attending the SMX Social Media Marketing conference in Las Vegas November 19-21. MarketWire

Apple Approves New Workbox App Designed to Make Life Easier & More Economical for Small Business
Small businesses overwhelmed by bookkeeping and accounting technology can now get the help they need and on the go! MarketWire

University Bancorp 9M2013 Profit $2,003,295 $0.43 per Share
University Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQB: UNIB) announced that it had unaudited net income attributable to University Bancorp, Inc. common stock shareholders in the first nine months of 2013 of $2,003,295, $0.43 per share on average shares outstanding of 4,667,750 for the first nine months MarketWire

Fairfield Inn & Suites Tampa North Sees Promotions, Additions in Staff
A team is only as strong as its members, and at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Tampa, the lineup is already pretty impressive. Recently, the Tampa hotel near University of South Florida took steps to make its starting lineup even more powerful by promoting existing and hiring new associates to fill three key positions. MarketWire

Save This Holiday With Weekend Package at Hotel in Irving
When it comes to what to do for the holidays, most people wait until the last minute or, simply, stick with the usual. This holiday, the Courtyard Dallas DFW Airport South/Irving is making it easy for families to switch things up with a special weekend Dallas-Fort Worth South airport hotel deal. MarketWire

Statistics Highlight the Need for Preparation and Caution in Holiday Decorating and Entertaining
Lights, candles, action -- it's the holiday season again. Brightly lighted decorations, elaborate meals and large gatherings are all part of traditional holiday celebrations. Unfortunately, these seasonal traditions also cause an average of 230 home fires each year, with an average of 4 deaths, 21 injuries and $17.3 million in property damage. MarketWire

Montana Properties in Big Sky and Billings Sell at J. P. King Auction
Two properties sold at an auction Wednesday, conducted by J. P. King Auction Company, for a combined $1.76 million, adding to the $10 million J. P. King has already sold in the state of Montana since 2010. MarketWire

OMED of Nevada Adds Users With iQuoteXpress
iQuoteXpress, a leading worldwide provider of sales proposal, e-catalog, configuration and reporting software, today announced that OMED of Nevada has added users to its iQuoteXpress subscription agreement. MarketWire

InGear PR Clients Pile Up Awards at CEDIA EXPO 2013
InGear PR, a full-service public relations agency focused on the professional A/V, custom installation, and consumer electronics markets, today announced that its clients Atlona®, Core Brands®, and Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI), were recognized with awards and industry praise for their groundbreaking products at CEDIA EXPO 2013 MarketWire

PrimeSport Provides Women's College Basketball Fans With the Ability to Follow Their Team All the Way to the NCAA(R) Women's Final Four(R) With Official Ticket & VIP Hospitality Packages On Sale Now
PrimeSport, the Official Ticket and Hospitality Provider of the NCAA, is offering women's college basketball fans the opportunity to attend the 2014 NCAA Division I Women's Final Four games in person and follow their team in style with The NCAA Experience® MarketWire

Invoca Announces Invoca for Salesforce App on's AppExchange, the World's Leading Business Apps Marketplace, at Dreamforce 2013
SALESFORCE.COM DREAMFORCE -- Invoca today announced its upcoming launch of the Invoca for Salesforce app on's AppExchange, empowering businesses to connect with customers, partners and employees in entirely new ways MarketWire

Hutchinson and Bloodgood LLP Announces Relocation of Glendale Office
Hutchinson and Bloodgood LLP, a leading Certified Public Accounting and Consulting Firm serving California for over ninety years, is pleased to announce the relocation of their Glendale/Los Angeles office. The new address will be 550 North Brand Blvd., 14th Floor, Glendale, CA 91203. MarketWire

Kiddie Academy(R) Promotes Generosity for Family Volunteer Day
Family Volunteer Day, a day that demonstrates and celebrates the power of families who volunteer together in support of their neighborhoods and communities, is strategically held each year on the Saturday before Thanksgiving to "kick-off" the holiday season with giving and service. It also signals the start of National Family Week MarketWire

Audi Receives Three 2014 ALG Residual Value Awards
15th annual ALG awards honor 2014 vehicles predicted to hold value 2014 Audi A5, A6 and Q7 receive recognition at L.A. Auto Show Audi today announced that it has received three Residual Value Awards from ALG, the industry benchmark for residual values and depreciation data MarketWire

Bancroft Fund Ltd. Declares Year-End Distribution of Investment Income and Annual Meeting Date
Bancroft Fund Ltd. (NYSE MKT: BCV) declared its one hundred and seventy-second quarterly dividend today. MarketWire

Media Alert: Voxox Drops Calling Rates to the Philippines to Keep Families and Friends Connected
Voxox® is helping its users remain connected with family, friends and loved ones in the Philippines. Effective immediately, the Over-The-Top (OTT) communications application dropped its international calling rate to the Philippines to a penny. The rate will remain until at least January 1, 2014. MarketWire

AmeraMex International Reports Third Quarter Revenue of $1.4 Million and Gross Profit Margin of 55 Percent
AmeraMex International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AMMX), a provider of heavy equipment to infrastructure, shipping, construction and farming companies, today reported financial results for its third quarter and nine-month period, ended September 30, 2013. MarketWire

Bahamas Targets London Buyers
With the Bahamas feeling the ripple effect of the global real estate market, developer Shaner Bahamas has finalized its international sales program for Eleutheran property, French Leave Harbour Village, to drive sales in one of the most active markets for second-home buyers MarketWire

TriTech Software Systems Partners With Public Safety Agencies in Anoka County, Minnesota, on Initiative for Integrated Communications and Law Enforcement Solutions
Public Safety agencies in Anoka County in Minnesota have selected TriTech's Inform Suite as the foundation of their upgraded public safety technology platform. The Anoka County collaborative's initiative for a new public safety enterprise is driven by the need for seamless integration of applications in its 911 center, law enforcement, jail, and fire agencies MarketWire

Insomniac Announces the 18th Annual Electric Daisy Carnival Returning to Las Vegas Motor Speedway June 20-22, 2014
Today, Insomniac announced that Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC), North America's largest dance music festival, will return to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway for its 18th edition on June 20-22, 2014 MarketWire

vCom Solutions Announces Q3 2013 New Clients
vCom Solutions today announces five new clients who have turned to vCom to streamline and automate their telecom lifecycle management MarketWire

Acceleritas Corp. (ALZH) Acquires All of Hollywall Entertainment, Inc.'s Assets and Business and Changes Its Name to Hollywall Entertainment, Inc.
Acceleritas Corp. (OTC Pink: ALZH) announces the acquisition of all of the assets and business of Hollywall Entertainment Inc., and plans to change its name to Hollywall Entertainment, Inc., ("Hollywall"). Hollywall Entertainment, www.hollywall MarketWire

Active Power Reports Third Quarter 2013 Results
Active Power (NASDAQ: ACPW), manufacturer of uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems and modular infrastructure solutions (MIS), reported results for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2013. MarketWire

BioLargo Granted Additional Patent as It Lands Second Order From US Government
BioLargo, Inc. (OTCQB: BLGO) today announced that it has been granted a new United States patent number 8574610 which provides coverage for all its dry products MarketWire

Megola Inc. Appointment of David Williams to Senior Advisor and Consultant to Company
Megola Inc. (OTC Pink: MGON) Megola is pleased to announce that Mr MarketWire Acquires the Business and Assets of Less Software, the company revolutionizing back office applications, announced today that it has acquired the business and assets of Less Software including the firm's Supply Chain Management (SCM) solutions. The cloud application suite allows companies to acquire, manage and sell inventory efficiently by automating the logistics and order fulfillment process MarketWire Acquires Vana Workforce, the company revolutionizing back office applications, announced today that it has acquired Vana Workforce, a global human capital software provider and maker of a leading HR application on the Salesforce Platform. The acquisition represents a significant step in FinancialForce MarketWire

Acer Named as CES Innovations 2014 Design and Engineering Award Honoree for Two Innovative Products
Acer today announced that it has been named an International CES Innovations 2014 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree for the Acer S7 Ultrabook and Acer R7 notebook MarketWire

SecureAuth Adds Push Notification and Full Radius Support to Version 7.3
SecureAuth, a leading provider of 2-Factor Access Control, today announced at the Gartner Identity & Access Management Summit in Los Angles that SecureAuth IdP 7 MarketWire

Big Screen Entertainment Group Adds New VP of Marketing and Distribution to Expand Sales Division
Big Screen Entertainment Group (PINKSHEETS: BSEG) is excited to announce the addition of Bill Piotrowski as VP of Marketing and Distribution. MarketWire

Erickson Advantage(R) Receives Top National Rankings
Erickson Living announced today that its health plan, Erickson Advantage®, has received a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) 2014 Medicare Advantage (MA) health plan rating of 5-stars for Part C, and 4.5-stars for Parts C and D combined. MarketWire

Freddie Mac Training Brokers to Preserve Communities, Property Values, Boost Sales of HomeSteps(R) Homes
Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) has launched an innovative new effort to train real estate agents to preserve local home values and stabilize communities by more effective sales of HomeSteps® REO homes MarketWire

Jenzabar Selects Latest Version of Epicor IT Service Management
Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced Jenzabar selects the latest version of the Epicor IT Service Management (ITSM) 2013 MarketWire

Michael J. Gade Joins EmployerDirect Board of Directors
EmployerDirect, a leader in value-based healthcare that helps large, self-insured employers provide transparency around the quality and cost of their employees' planned medical procedures, is pleased to announce that Michael J. Gade has joined its Board of Directors. Mr MarketWire

Seamlessly Mixing Old Loves and New Elements Into Your Home
Some people enjoy the look and feel of sleek modern furniture, while others try to keep to the classics; however, no home is just one singular style. Every house is a blend of old, new and re-purposed furniture that all comes together to make a home reflect you. MarketWire

Sammi Girl Productions to Premiere Docu-Web Series "What I Became -- The Story of Funeral: A Musical" Monday, November 18th
Sammi Girl Productions is pleased to announce that the company will be premiering the docu-web series, "What I Became -- The Story of Funeral: A Musical" on and on the Sammi Girl Productions YouTube Channel. "We are very excited to share with everyone our docu-web series MarketWire

New Online Event Ticket Marketplace Connects Buyers and Sellers, a new secondary ticket marketplace that connects buyers and sellers of event tickets to thousands of concerts, sporting, theater and live entertainment events officially launches this month, it was announced today. MarketWire

GeoVax Chief Scientific Officer Lectures at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
GeoVax Labs, Inc. (OTCQB: GOVX), a biotechnology company developing vaccines to prevent and treat HIV/AIDS, today announced that Chief Scientific Officer, Harriet L. Robinson, Ph.D., presented the 20th Annual Jesse D. Ibarra, Jr., MD Lectureship in International Health at Scott and White Healthcare and the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) College of Medicine MarketWire Announces Winners of the First Annual FinancialForce 360s Customer Excellence Awards, the company revolutionizing back office applications, announced today the winners of its first annual FinancialForce 360s Customer Excellence Awards. Honorees were recognized for their outstanding achievements on stage today at's annual customer conference, FinancialForce.Community MarketWire

Lone Star Gold Announces Effective Registration Statement, Which Allows for up to $3 Million in Additional Capital From KVM Capital Partners LLC
Lone Star Gold, Inc. (OTCQB: LSTG), (the "Company"), announced today that its Equity Facility to fund up to $3,000,000 from KVM Capital Partners LLC (KVM) is now effective and Lone Star may access the funds under the terms of the agreement. MarketWire

Eco-Lite Products Introduces the MAX Grow Line of LED Grow Lights
Eco-Lite Products, the industry leader in specialty lighting products, announces the introduction of MAX Grow Lights. The Max Grow Light family of LED lights was designed by Eco-Lite Products specifically for cultivating indoor plant and vegetable gardens MarketWire

CincyTech Invests in Skinny Mom
CincyTech has invested $250,000 in Skinny Mom, a Cincinnati-based online brand that provides health and lifestyle content to mothers. The investment comes from the recently closed CincyTech Fund III, and follows a $100,000 initial investment from CincyTech last March. MarketWire

If It's Not You, Your Credit Card or Identity Card Will Not Work
SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB: SMME) -- Speaking today, SmartMetric™ Inc MarketWire

LAPTOP Announces Winners of First-Ever Game Changer Awards
LAPTOP (, the leading mobile technology website, today (Nov. 18) announced the winners of the publication's first-ever Game Changer Awards. MarketWire

ProductionHUB Revolutionizes How the Pro Video and Post-Production Industry Finds Jobs, Clients & Projects
ProductionHUB, the pro video marketplace, announces new website features that modernize the hiring (and client pipeline process) for production professionals. While the industry job network has grown robustly in the last few years, there was a need for additional options to support pros at all levels in their career MarketWire

inTEST Announces Upcoming Investor Events
inTEST Corporation (NYSE MKT: INTT), an independent designer, manufacturer and marketer of temperature management products and semiconductor automatic test equipment (ATE) interface solutions, announced today that company management is scheduled to participate in the following investor events: MarketWire

Study Reveals Canadians' Favourite Winter Destinations
It's one of the most accurate, detailed descriptions of Canadian air travel patterns ever revealed by a travel agency, showing where Canadian travellers are most likely to end up this winter. MarketWire

Catherine Flax Joins BNP Paribas as Head of Commodity Derivatives, Americas
BNP Paribas Corporate and Investment Banking is pleased to announce that Catherine Flax has joined the bank as Managing Director, Head of Commodity Derivatives, Americas. MarketWire

New Executive Director Named for the Georgia Health Information Network
Dr. Denise Hines has been named Executive Director of the Georgia Health Information Network (GaHIN), a public/private collaborative establishing Georgia's statewide health information exchange. Her company, eHealth Services Group, has also been engaged to provide the staffing needed to support the nonprofit's mission and activities. MarketWire

The Treasure Nile Jackpot Strikes Again in Australia
Treasure Nile has become arguably the luckiest progressive slot at All Slots Casino in Australia, as another fortunate player hits the jackpot. Following an astonishing $220,119 jackpot by David M. from Perth in October, Carmela S. from Melbourne has now won an impressive $45,550 on the same game while playing on her mobile device. MarketWire

Evolving Systems CEO to Present at the Southwest IDEAS Investor Conference
Evolving Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVOL), a leading provider of activation-based solutions to telecom operators worldwide, today announced that Thad Dupper, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Southwest IDEAS Investor Conference on Wednesday, November 20, 2013. The conference is being held at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel by the Galleria in Dallas, TX. MarketWire

L2 Consulting Services, Inc. Receives FAA Approval for Amended SmartRunway(R) and SmartLanding(R) RAAS Supplemental Type Certificate on 767 Series Aircraft
L2 Consulting Services, Inc. (L2) announced that the company has successfully completed an amended Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) process for the installation of the enhanced Honeywell Runway Awareness and Advisory System (RAAS) on 767 series aircraft MarketWire

Fiksu Named One of Boston Globe's Top Places to Work for 2013
Fiksu, Inc., developer of award-winning app marketing technologies, today announced it has been recognized by the Boston Globe as one of the Top Places to Work for 2013. The Boston Globe honors Massachusetts' best employers in its Top Places to Work magazine, which appeared in The Boston Sunday Globe on November 17. MarketWire

December Issue of the International Resource Journal Now Online
George Media Inc. is pleased to announce that the December issue of The International Resource Journal is now available online at MarketWire

Delta Air Lines Partnered With Michael Buble This Past Friday to Celebrate Airlines Expansion in Seattle, Washington
Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) MarketWire

IAS Wins Green Supply Chain Award
International Asset Systems® (IAS), the leader in cloud-based solutions for intermodal transportation and global container shipping, announces winning the 2013 Green Supply Chain Award from Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine MarketWire

FishNet Security Offers Healthcare Organizations Solution to Comply With HIPAA, HITECH Requirements
FishNet Security announced today the release of a new enterprise software solution that enables healthcare providers to provision users to clinical applications through integration with leading identity management platforms. MarketWire

Wyndham Vacation Rentals(R) Associate Receives Industry Recognition for Delivering Superior Guest Service
Wyndham Vacation Rentals®, the world's largest professionally managed vacation rental business and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), today announced that associate Francisco "Paco" Holguin was selected to receive the award for Best Housekeeping Supervisor by the Colorado Hotel and Lodging Association (CHLA), as part of its 2013 Stars of the Industry Awards program MarketWire

Graphite Property Acquisitions by Joshua Gold Resources Inc.
Joshua Gold Resources Inc. (OTCQB: JSHG) (the "Company") was provided the opportunity to acquire two highly prospective graphite properties from an experienced prospector and has capitalized on this opportunity. The Company has acquired the Brougham Property and Bigwood Property, two separate Graphite Prospects in the Province of Ontario. The properties in aggregate were acquired for 1 MarketWire

KISSmetrics Strengthens Management Team With Addition of Chad Malchow as CRO
KISSmetrics, a customer intelligence and analytics platform, announced today the addition of Chad Malchow to its executive team. Malchow, who boasts nearly two decades of experience in sales and client relations, joins the company's growing team as it looks to expand following a $7 million Series B round of funding. MarketWire

Hitachi Data Systems Federal Director Recognized for Lasting Contributions to US Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency
Hitachi Data Systems Federal Corporation (HDS Federal), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Data Systems, today announced that Bob Wallis, director of public safety and intelligence technology solutions, was honored with a photo wall dedication ceremony held by U.S MarketWire

Study Reveals Asia Pacific Marketers Increasingly Confident Developing Customer-Centric Digital Strategies; Advancing in Spite of Budget and Talent Deficits
Significant differences are starting to appear between Asia Pacific countries in the second annual Adobe APAC Digital Marketing Performance Dashboard, research released today by the CMO Council in partnership with Adobe MarketWire

BinOptics Named a Deloitte 2013 Technology Fast 500(TM) Winner as One of North America's Fastest Growing Companies
BinOptics Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of semiconductor lasers for optical connectivity, today announced it ranked 167 on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. BinOptics grew 678 percent from 2008 - 2012. MarketWire

Dryer Vent Wizard Announces Results of 2nd Annual Fundraiser for Children's Burn Foundation
Terry Reuer, CEO of Dryer Vent Wizard (DVW), announced that its corporate headquarters and franchises raised $7,000 for the Children's Burn Foundation during National Fire Prevention month in October. All proceeds will go to benefit the non-profit's programs that provide educational, medical and psychological care for children burned in fires. MarketWire

CMU Expands Merit Scholarships to Reward About 800 More Students
About 800 additional freshmen will receive academic merit scholarships to Central Michigan University next fall thanks to an increase of $6 million in institutional financial aid. MarketWire

Intermedia Appoints Ed Macnair Managing Director EMEA and Eric Weiss SVP of Marketing
Intermedia, the world's largest one-stop shop for cloud IT services and business applications, has announced the appointment of Ed Macnair as managing director EMEA and Eric Weiss as senior vice president of marketing. MarketWire

Bob Lutz to Host Press Conference With VIA Motors at L.A. Auto Show
VIA Motors announced today that automotive legend Bob Lutz, former Vice Chairman of General Motors and father of the Chevy Volt, will host a press conference at the LA auto show to announce the production launch of the world's first extended range electric pick up trucks and vans by VIA Motors MarketWire

Universal Weather Reviews the 2014 World Cup Brazil; Tips for Business Aviation Operators
For business aviation operators planning to be in Brazil during the 2014 World Cup, Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. is recommending they should begin trip planning without delay due to all facilities and services being in very short supply during this time. The games will take place Jun. 12 - Jul. 13, 2014 with the finals held Jul. 12-13 in Brasilia and Rio de Janeiro. MarketWire

SnackHealthy, Inc. Appoints Richard Damion as New Chief Executive Officer
SnackHealthy, Inc. (OTCBB: SNAXD) today announced the appointment of Richard Damion as Chief Executive Officer and member of the board of directors. Mr. Damion will be responsible for SnackHealthy's product development, distribution strategy, leadership and day-to-day operations. MarketWire

Houston Home Security Company Focuses on New Web Marketing Strategy
A huge number of company websites have recently seen a decline in search engine rankings over the past year. Google has updated their search engine algorithms several times and in true Google fashion, they have impacted the SEO market incredibly. With the Panda, Penguin, and Hummingbird updates the entire approach and strategy of search engine marketing has changed MarketWire

Christina Perri Unveils Long Awaited New Single "HUMAN"; Acclaimed Singer/Songwriter Set for Release Day Visit to Nationally Syndicated Queen Latifah Show; Single Heralds Massively Anticipated Sophomore Album, Due Spring 2014
Atlantic recording artist Christina Perri has announced the release of her hugely anticipated new single. "HUMAN" arrives today at iTunes and all leading digital retailers. You can hear the song here: MarketWire

China Tops A.T. Kearney Global Retail E-Commerce Index for Market Opportunity; India Fails to Rank Due to Infrastructure Issues
The A.T. Kearney Global Retail E-Commerce Index™ includes a combination of 30 developed and developing markets with China occupying the top position, and the G8 countries (Japan, United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Canada, Russia and Italy) all within the top 15. MarketWire

ESSA Bancorp, Inc., and Franklin Security Bancorp Announce Signing of Merger Agreement
ESSA Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: ESSA) ("ESSA Bancorp"), the holding company for ESSA Bank & Trust, and Franklin Security Bancorp, Inc. ("FSB") announced today they have executed a definitive agreement whereby ESSA Bancorp will acquire FSB and its wholly owned subsidiary, Franklin Security Bank, through an all cash transaction. MarketWire

Yippy, Inc. (YIPI) Expands Board of Directors With Former Director of the NFL Former Players Association
Yippy, Inc. (OTC Pink: YIPI) ( ("Yippy" or the "Company"), a unified search company known for its search clustering technology, "Big Data" consolidation, and eDiscovery tools, announced today that the Mr. Kenneth C. Jolly was appointed to the Company's Board of Directors (the "Board"). MarketWire

Gridcentric Open Sources Reactor for OpenStack
Gridcentric, Inc., a leading provider of scale-out virtualization software for OpenStack, announced today to open source their Reactor technology, and has moved the entire Reactor project under the Apache 2.0 license MarketWire

Victory Electronic Cigarettes Corporation to Participate in the Wells Fargo Securities Inaugural Electronic Cigarette Forum
Victory Electronic Cigarettes Corporation (OTCBB: ECIG) ("Victory" or "the Company"), an emerging leader in the electronic cigarette industry, today announced that it will participate in the Wells Fargo Securities Inaugural E-Cig Forum in New York City on Thursday, November 21,2013. MarketWire

Integra Gold Discovers Extension of High-Grade Triangle Zone 175 meters from Existing Resource, Intersects 13.89 g/t Gold over 7.0 m including 22.1 g/t Gold over 4.0 m
Integra Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE: ICG) ("Integra" or the "Company") is pleased to announce preliminary results of its 2013 summer drill program on the South Triangle Zone at its Lamaque Gold Project located in Val-d'Or, Quebec. The Company completed 6,966 m in 13 drill holes on this target with assay results now available for the first seven holes MarketWire

Limitless Venture Group Inc. Announces It Has Launched a Renewed Effort to Begin Production on Its SLAM Infusination(TM) Product Line
Limitless Venture Group Inc.'s (OTC Pink: LVGI) CEO Peter Scalise today announced that as previously planned back in 2012 production is to begin on LVGI's SLAM Infusination™ product line. SLAM is a line of ready-to-drink (RTD) pre-mixed, 1.69 oz./70 proof (35% alcohol by volume) alcohol shots MarketWire

Apprio Acquires Professional Consulting Solutions Inc.
Apprio, a leading provider of specialized technology solutions, particularly for the health, defense and homeland security markets, today announced it has acquired Professional Consulting Solutions, Inc (PCS). MarketWire

MyCheck Solidifies Presence in New York City With Expanded Merchant Base, Integrated Loyalty Offering
MyCheck, the leading payments app for expediting checkout from restaurants and other businesses across 3 major markets worldwide, is solidifying its New York presence with a broad spectrum of merchants in the hospitality sector and beyond, now accepting the app for payment in Manhattan MarketWire

Trinity Hires New DC Relationship Manager
Trinity Pension Consultants announces the hiring of Thomas Carline as its newest Defined Contribution (DC) Relationship manager in the Columbus office. Carline comes to Trinity with more than five years of experience in the industry. MarketWire

Instacart Launches Virtual Food Drive for San Francisco and Chicago-Area Food Banks
Instacart (, the only service that can deliver groceries from multiple local stores within an hour, announced today its First Annual Virtual Food Drive to benefit the San Francisco and Marin Food Banks, the Second Harvest Food Bank and the Greater Chicago Food Depository MarketWire

Eco Building Products, Inc. CEO Steve Conboy Interviewed on Clear Channel's "The Traders Network"
Eco Building Products, Inc. (OTCQB: ECOB) today announced CEO Steve Conboy was interviewed on Clear Channel's Dallas Ft. Worth DFW 1190AM business talk radio show "The Traders Network" hosted by Michael Yorba. The live interview revealed details on their new line of products being used in the Hurricane Sandy reconstruction and now being deployed to the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan MarketWire

CNH Industrial Brands Receive Top Honours at Agritechnica 2013
CNH Industrial Group's agricultural equipment and machinery brands Case IH and New Holland Agriculture each picked up a number of important accolades at the 2013 edition of Agritechnica, the world's leading international exhibition dedicated to agricultural machinery and equipment. MarketWire

Mabwe Minerals Secures First Purchase Order for Barite From Steinbock Minerals
Mabwe Minerals Inc. (OTCQB: MBMI) (the "Company"), a natural resources company engaged in the mining and commercial sales of industrial minerals and metals, is pleased to announce that barite from the Dodge Mine Project is entering the supply-line chain as a result of Zimbabwe affiliate, Mabwe Minerals, receiving their first purchase order from Steinbock Minerals. MarketWire

Victory Reports Third Quarter Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update
Victory Electronic Cigarettes Corporation (OTCBB: ECIG) ("Victory" or "the Company"), an emerging leader in the electronic cigarette industry, today reported strong results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2013. MarketWire

Star Bulk Announces the Acquisition of Two Modern Ultramax Vessels
Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (the "Company" or "Star Bulk") (NASDAQ: SBLK),a global shipping company focusing on the transportation of dry bulk cargoes, today announced that it has entered into definitive agreements to acquire two modern Ultramax bulk carriers, the M/V "Supra Challenger I" and M/V "Supra Challenger II", from an unaffiliated third party for an aggregate total consideration of $58 MarketWire

Sibling Group Updates on Acquisitions, Operations and Markets
Sibling Group Holdings, Inc. (OTC Pink: SIBE), ( (the "Company"), whose business strategy is focused on the development and acquisition of 21st century educational management services and education technology, announced today that it has appointed Glenn A. Delk as its general counsel MarketWire

Virtual Sourcing, Inc. Receives Increase to $50 Million in Funding Engagement Package
Virtual Sourcing, Inc. (OTC Pink: PGCX) has received an increase to $25 million in acquisition financing in preparation for additional acquisitions currently being reviewed. Our capital formation agreement for acquisitions and operational funding remains at $25 million bringing our current total engagement package to $50,000,000. MarketWire

Net Medical Xpress New Staffing Division Reports Strong Growth Prospects
Net Medical Xpress Solutions, Inc., (OTCQB: NMXS), an emerging leader in the rapidly growing telemedicine industry, said today that initial results from its newly acquired staffing company, MedTel Solutions, have exceeded management expectations and the company is looking for solid growth going forward. MarketWire

Orsay Groupe, Inc. Initiates Coverage of MIT Holding $2.80 Price Target by End of Fourth Quarter 2013
MIT HOLDING, INC. (OTCQB: MITD) received a coverage with a price target of $2.80. The Orsay Groupe, Inc a Washington D.C. Area based company released a basic research report on the company this morning. Click here for full report. MarketWire

Global Digital Media and Branding Specialist Gennadiy Mark Borisov, Joins Mindpix (MPIX) as Technical Advisor
Mindpix Corporation (OTC Pink: MPIX); ("Mindpix" or the "Company"), a technology driven media services company focused on owning, creating and/or managing multi-platform Music, Entertainment and Sports and US Hispanic properties, today announced that the company has brought on digital media and branding specialist Gennadiy Mark Borisov as its Technical Advisor. MarketWire

Strata Oil Provides Semi-Annual Update Re Bitumen Production
Strata Oil & Gas Inc. (OTCQB: SOIGF)(OTCBB: SOIGF) today released its semi-annual update on bitumen production in the Peace River and nearby Athabasca regions of Alberta. MarketWire

Lessor Palma Holding Limited Signs for up to Eight new Bombardier Q400 NextGen Aircraft
Bombardier Aerospace today announced that Palma Holding Limited (Palma) has signed a letter of intent to acquire up to eight dual-class Q400 NextGen aircraft. The agreement would cover four firm-ordered aircraft and four options. Palma intends to lease four aircraft to Ethiopian Airlines. MarketWire

FONU2 Uses Amazon Web Services to Deliver Performance Solutions to Customers
FONU2 (OTCQB: FONU) (OTCBB: FONU), a Social Commerce company, is pleased to announce that it will be collaborating with Amazon Web Services (AWS) in order to deliver cloud performance solutions and data protection services to its customer base. MarketWire

RELVAR(R) ELLIPTA(R) Receives European Marketing Authorisation for the Treatment of Asthma and COPD
GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) and Theravance, Inc. (NASDAQ: THRX) announced today that the European Commission has granted marketing authorisation for RELVAR® ELLIPTA®, which is now licensed across 31 European countries for the following uses: MarketWire

Boston Therapeutics Presents at the Elsevier Therapeutic Area Partnerships 2013 Conference in Boston on November 19
Boston Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQB: BTHE) ("Boston Therapeutics" or "the Company"), an innovative developer of drugs that address diabetes using complex carbohydrate chemistry, will be presenting at the Elsevier Therapeutic Area Partnerships ("TAP") 2013 Conference at The Hyatt Regency in Boston on Tuesday, November 19 from 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm ET within Track 4 (Cardiovascular/Metabolic Diseases). MarketWire

Bioheart's President/CEO Mike Tomas Named Chair of the eMerge Innovate Advisory Board of eMerge Americas
Bioheart, Inc. (OTCQB: BHRT) President/CEO Mike Tomas has been named Chair of the eMerge Innovate Advisory Board of eMerge Americas, a technology showcase to take place in Miami Beach, Florida, May 2-6, 2014 MarketWire

Exclusive Networks Group Opens Gateway to Middle East With Acquisition of Secureway
Exclusive Networks Group today announced its acquisition of Dubai-based Secureway Network Distributors, the leading security specialist value added distributor in the Middle East region MarketWire

Aero Precision Signs Agreement With Euravia
Editors Note: There is a photo accompanying this press release. MarketWire

Rising India, Inc. Publicizes Video of Company's CEO's Update on MoneyTV With Donald Baillargeon
Rising India, Inc. (OTC Pink: RSII) publicizes video of Company's CEO's update on MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon. MarketWire

Marani Brands Publicizes Video of Company's CEO Update on MoneyTV With Donald Baillargeon
November 18, 2013 Marani Brands, Inc. (OTC Pink: MRIB) publicizes video of Company's CEO update on MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon MarketWire

The Fraser Institute: Oklahoma and Mississippi Have Best Policy in U.S. for Oil and Gas Investment but Texas Earns Top Spot When Proven Reserves Taken Into Account
Oklahoma and Mississippi may have the best policies in America for attracting oil and gas investment but when proven reserves are included, Texas is the top dog in the world for investment, according to the Fraser Institute's annual Global Petroleum Survey. MarketWire

Minacs Becomes 1st BPO to Launch Social Media Command Center
Aditya Birla Minacs, a leader in business process outsourcing, today announced it will be the first ever North American-based business process outsourcing (BPO) firm to launch a social media command center. MarketWire

Liberated Energy, Inc. Successfully Tests New Guard Lite(TM) Security System
Liberated Energy, Inc. (OTCQB: LIBE) has built and successfully tested an alternative energy LED lighting and security system. The Guard Lite™ security lighting system is designed to deter trespassers from homes and/or properties without electricity costs. The Company has moved towards patent protection of this new device. More details along with photos and pricing to follow shortly. MarketWire

7 Star Nears Completion of Orbital Acquisition & Announces Plans of Up-Listing
7 STAR ENTERTAINNMENT, INC. (OTC Pink: SAEE) is pleased to announce that they are near completion of the Orbital Laboratories acquisition. 7 Star is confident that the acquisition will bring significant near and long-term benefits to the company and the shareholders. "We see a tremendous opportunity in the acquisition of Orbital MarketWire

Consolidated Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2010
The Board of Directors of China Enterprises Limited (PINKSHEETS: CSHEF) ("the Company") announces the following financial information of the Company for the year ended December 31, 2010: MarketWire

Megola Inc. Acquires Distribution Rights to Extensive Product Line of Fire Inhibitors for North America
Megola Inc. (OTC Pink: MGON) MEGOLA Inc. is pleased to announce that it has acquired the distribution rights for a number of new fire inhibitor products that will complement its existing AF21. We are nearing completion of laboratory tests that will enable commercialization of these already ULC certified products MarketWire

Zhaikmunai L.P.: Q3 2013 Results to be Released on 20 November 2013

Borneo Resource Investments Announces Third Quarter 2013 Financial Results
Borneo Resource Investments Ltd. (OTCQB: BRNE), (the "Company" or "Borneo") a developer of thermal coal concessions and producing gold properties in Indonesia, today announced financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2013. MarketWire

Co-Signer Grows Nationwide Affiliate Network to Over 300 Property Managers
Co-Signer, Inc. (OTCQB: COSR), announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary,, Inc. has surpassed 300 property managers nationwide in its affiliate program and that accept their residential rent guarantee services for tenants that have poor, b ad or no credit. The Company also stated that Co-Signer MarketWire

Spika to Showcase 'ShareON Video' at TechCrunch 2013 in Shanghai
Spika will introduce their new Full HD Streaming Media Player APP 'ShareON Video' at "Shanghai 2013 TechCrunch" with aims to break into the global market. MarketWire

China's Bitcoin Market Grows in Popularity
The world's largest Bitcoin trading platform, BTC China ( announced today that it has received USD $5 million in Series A financing from institutional investors Lightspeed China Partners and Lightspeed Venture Partners MarketWire

Young The Giant Announce 2014 Headlining Tour; Major North American Trek Kicks Off February 4th and Includes Famed Venues Such as Hollywood Palladium, Nashville's Ryman Auditorium, and a Two-Night Stand at NYC's Hammerstein Ballroom; Lead Single "It's About Time" Climbs to Top 20; Much Anticipated S
Fueled By Ramen recording group Young The Giant has unveiled details for their highly anticipated 2014 headlining tour. The North American trek will kick off on February 4th at the Ventura Theater in Ventura, California, and continue into April MarketWire

Bombardier and Air Cote d'Ivoire Sign Agreement for up to Four Q400 NextGen Aircraft
Bombardier Aerospace today announced that Abidjan-based airline, Air Cote d'Ivoire, has signed a conditional purchase agreement for two Q400 NextGen aircraft with options for an additional two Q400 NextGen aircraft. Air Cote d'Ivoire is the national airline of Ivory Coast. MarketWire

Lombard Medical: Formal US Launch of Aorfix at VEITH Symposium

Aviva to Sell Stake in Italian Insurer Eurovita

Itonis Pharmaceuticals and Dr. Charles Hensley Hitting Production Milestones for Protection of Emesyl(TM) Nausea Remedy
Itonis, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ITNS) and Charles Hensley, Ph.D., the inventor of the Zicam® cold remedy, are pleased to release their manufacturing update for Emesyl™, the Company's over-the-counter homeopathic product for the relief of nausea. MarketWire

Red Giant Entertainment Expands Internationally With European Comic Art Agency
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 its expansion into international markets, beginning with the European continent MarketWire

New Report Highlights Strong Financials at ForeverGreen Worldwide
After ForeverGreen Worldwide, Corp. (OTCQB: FVRG) released its Q3 Earnings report late last week, Stock Market Media Group, a full service research and content development investor relations firm, has extended its coverage on the nutraceutical company and issued an updated report. View the Report at: MarketWire

Longreach Oil & Gas: Koba-1 well on Sidi Moktar commences
Longreach Oil & Gas (TSX VENTURE: LOI) MarketWire

SPYRUS Delivers Microsoft Certified Windows To Go Drives With FIPS 140-2 Level 3 Tamper-Proof Smart Cards and Digital Certificates for Multi-Factor Authentication
SPYRUS today announced the availability of the SPYRUS WorkSafe and WorkSafe Pro portable SSD live drives for Windows To Go built using the Windows 8.1 update. WorkSafe transforms almost any PC into trustworthy workspaces. SPYRUS live drives embed hardware smart cards to provide tamper-proof digital certificates for authentication and encryption MarketWire

Longreach Oil & Gas Limited: Prospective Resource Estimate Update
Longreach Oil & Gas Limited(TSX VENTURE: LOI) MarketWire

Verimatrix Shares IP Transition Expertise at IP Cable World Summit 2013
IP Cable World Summit 2013 -- Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-network, multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, today announced that it will present a session on revenue security and revenue enhancement for multi-screen video services during the IP Cable World Summit focus day of the OTTtv World Summit 2013, November 19-22 in London MarketWire

Ingram Micro Buffalo Honored as a Top Corporate Philanthropist by Buffalo Business First
Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), the world's largest technology distributor and a global leader in IT supply-chain management and logistics solutions, today announced its Buffalo, N.Y. campus was named a "Top Corporate Philanthropist" by Buffalo Business First, a leading business newspaper serving the region. MarketWire

Tallwave Kicks-off Global Entrepreneurship Week With High Tide for Healthcare IT Startup Competition and Innovation Search
Joining participants across the entrepreneurship spectrum in celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) November 18-24, Tallwave today announced the kick-off of its High Tide for Healthcare IT startup competition and innovation search MarketWire

Penta Security Extends Protection for MariaDB With 'MyDiamo'
Data encryption and web security provider, Penta Security Systems Inc. (CEO/Founder Seokwoo Lee, announced that MyDiamo, Penta Security's database encryption solution for MySQL, will now provide integrated DB encryption/decryption for MariaDB ( MarketWire

SMA Announces Completed Development of Organic Search Algorithm Software Launched for Re-Sale at TurnkeyAutoDealer.Com
Strategic Marketing Automotive Alliance, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SMAA) is pleased to announce the completion of the first phase of its software platform; the larger and final phase of development is on schedule and will be to be announced upon release of its completion in early December 2013. MarketWire

LaserLock Technologies and ABnote's "Secure My Wallet" Is Sesames Award Finalist at Cartes Paris
LaserLock Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: LLTI), a global leader in providing state-of-the-art authentication solutions and ABnote, a leading global card manufacturer and provider of financial and secure credentialing solutions have collaborated to create "Secure My Wallet," a card based mobile offering that can securely access a healthcare account across multiple healthcare provider networks MarketWire

Therapeutic Area Partnerships Meeting Investigates Solutions to the Disparity Between Improving Science and Declining Returns
Elsevier Business Intelligence hosts the 8th Annual Therapeutic Area Partnerships (TAP) at The Hyatt Regency in Boston, MA on November 18-20, 2013, the most efficient and highest quality biopharmaceutical industry meeting of its kind. MarketWire

Alkaline Water Co. Joins With the Co-Sales Company, Leading Western Region Independent Grocery Broker and National Network Partner
The Alkaline Water Company Inc. (OTCBB: WTER) (the "Company"), developers of an innovative state of the art proprietary electrolysis beverage process, packaged and sold in 3 liter and 1 gallon sizes under the trade name Alkaline88, is extremely pleased to announce that it is represented by leading independent grocery broker, Co-Sales Company (, headquartered in Phoenix, AZ. MarketWire

Zipwhip Expands Landline and Toll Free Business Texting Service Into Canada
Zipwhip, the world's first text carrier, now offers its fast-growing landline and toll free texting service to small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) in Canada. The cloud-based service enables Canadian SMBs to text enable their existing and familiar phone numbers to enhance customer service and help grow sales. Zipwhip began text enabling landline and toll free numbers in the U.S MarketWire

Foliage Accelerating Expansion in the Bay Area
Foliage, a leading product development company, today announced its expansion in the San Francisco Bay Area. This move comes as Foliage experiences increased demand from its West Coast client base for its expertise in developing and executing technology strategies that support the complete product lifecycle in the medical, semiconductor and life sciences industries. MarketWire

Cellceutix Identifies Drug Candidates for Gram-Negative and Candida Fungal Infections
Cellceutix Corporation (OTCQB: CTIX) (the "Company"), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing innovative therapies in oncology, dermatology, and antibiotic applications, is pleased to report that it has made significant breakthroughs with its portfolio of novel drug candidates for infectious disease, including fungal infections and Gram-negative bacterium MarketWire

American Power Group Receives EPA Approvals for 241 Additional OUL Vehicular Engines; Total OUL Approvals Cover 449 Engine Model Years for Six of the Most Popular OEM Engines
American Power Group Corporation (OTCQB: APGI), announced today that its subsidiary, American Power Group, Inc. ("APG"), has received online notification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") that its recent Clean Alternative Fuel Vehicle and Engine Conversion Submissions have been approved for the following Outside Useful Life ("OUL") engines: MarketWire

Axxess Pharma Inc. Wholly-Owned Subsidiary AllStar Health Brands Receives First Purchase Order for TapouT Pain Relief and Muscle Recovery Products
Axxess Pharma Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AXXE) a specialty pharmaceutical and nutritional supplements company is pleased to announce its wholly-owned subsidiary, AllStar Health Brands Inc., has received their first purchase order of TapouT pain relief and muscle recovery products from California-based Delivery Agent, Inc. ( MarketWire

Pan Global Corp. Accepts Final Engineering Due Diligence Report on Small Hydro Plant and Acquisition Plan Moves Forward
Pan Global, Corp. (OTCQB: PGLO) (the "Company") today announces that it has received and accepted the results of the final engineering due diligence report (the "Report") from Tractebel Engineering Pvt. Ltd. ("Tractebel") ( MarketWire

Sand 9 Launches First Piezoelectric MEMS Timing Product for Communications Infrastructure, Industrial, Military Apps
Sand 9, Inc. today became the first micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) company to achieve the stringent low-noise, high-stability and harsh environmental requirements for precision timing in communications infrastructure, industrial and military applications MarketWire

Masimo Receives 2013 Zenith Award at the American Association of Respiratory Care Congress
Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI), the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry™ and Measure-through Motion and Low Perfusion™ pulse oximetry, announced today that it has received the prestigious Zenith Award for equipment and service excellence from the American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC) at the 59th Annual AARC Congress in Anaheim, Calif. MarketWire

Bridgelux Ranked Number 192 on the Fastest Growing Companies in North America on Deloitte's 2013 Technology Fast 500(TM)
Bridgelux, a leading developer and manufacturer of LED lighting technologies and solutions, today announced it has been ranked 192 on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™, a list of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America MarketWire

Wave to Showcase Virtual Smart Card Solution at Gartner's Identity and Access Management Summit Nov. 18-20
Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ: WAVX) will demonstrate its comprehensive solution for activating and managing virtual smart cards for Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 at the Gartner Identity & Access Management Summit 2013, taking place this week at the J.W. Marriott in Los Angeles. MarketWire

Franklin Templeton and K2 Advisors Introduce Multi-Strategy Liquid Alternatives Fund for US Investors
Franklin Templeton Investments today announced the launch of its first multi-manager, multi-strategy mutual fund focused on alternative investment strategies, Franklin K2 Alternative Strategies Fund ("the Fund") (NASDAQ: FAAAX) MarketWire

Jobscience Delivers First Native Mobile App Designed for Hiring Managers
Dreamforce '13 - Jobscience Inc., the leader in recruiting engagement software, today announced Jobscience Mobile Manager, the recruiting industry's first native mobile app that is designed specifically for hiring managers MarketWire

The TAS Group Launches Dealmaker Sales Performance Insight on's AppExchange, the World's Leading Business Apps Marketplace, at Dreamforce 2013
SALESFORCE.COM -- DREAMFORCE The TAS Group today announced it has launched Dealmaker Sales Performance Insight on's AppExchange, empowering businesses to connect with customers, partners and employees in entirely new ways MarketWire

Faraday Increases Performance of Its Largest SoC by Utilizing Cadence Digital Implementation and Verification Solutions
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design automation, today announced that Faraday Technology Corp., based in Hsinchu, Taiwan, deployed a full Cadence® tool flow to create its largest System-on-Chip (SoC), a 300-million-gate design for a 4G base station MarketWire

Apptio Readies for Next Phase of Growth With Key Leadership Hires
Apptio, the leading provider of on-demand Technology Business Management (TBM) solutions, today announced three key leadership hires, positioning its business for its next phase of growth. Sean Boyle, former vice president of investor relations at Amazon, joins as Apptio's new chief financial officer MarketWire

AMAX to Support New NVIDIA Tesla K40 GPU Accelerators in ClusterMax(TM) Cluster and ServMax(TM) Server Platforms
AMAX, a leading innovator of High Performance Computing (HPC), dynamic Enterprise IT, and custom Appliance Manufacturing solutions, today announced during the annual Supercomputing (SC13) show in Denver, CO, that it will offer the new NVIDIA® Tesla® K40 family of GPU accelerators in its ClusterMax™ cluster and ServMax™ server platforms MarketWire

Oregon Agencies Streamline Civic Services With Accela
Accela, Inc., the leading provider of civic engagement solutions for government agencies, announced that three more Oregon cities and counties have joined the growing base of government agencies leveraging the Civic Platform to move key civic services online: MarketWire

NV5 Acquires Infrastructure Design, Entitlement and Permitting Firm, 68West
NV5 Holdings, Inc. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: NVEE) (NASDAQ: NVEEW), a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions, has acquired 68West, Inc., a firm specializing in infrastructure design, entitlements and permitting. MarketWire

Expedia's 2013 Vacation Deprivation Study Reveals Stark Global Disparity in Work-Life Balance®, the world's leading online travel company, today released the results of the 2013 Vacation Deprivation® study, an annual analysis of vacation habits among 8,535 employed adults across 24 countries and five continents. The study was conducted online by Harris Interactive MarketWire

Cuisine Solutions and Golden Bison Team Up to Develop Healthy, Sous-Vide Bison Meals
Cuisine Solutions, the world's leader in sous-vide foods, today announced a commercial agreement with Golden Bison to develop a new line of sous-vide bison dishes that will provide consumers with healthier, easy-to-prepare meal options MarketWire

WEBLINK Expands to All Major Devices, Syncing Any Smartphone With Any Car
Abalta Technologies (, a leading developer of software solutions for the automotive industry, today announced its WEBLINK software, which allows any car manufacturer to sync IVI systems with any smartphone, now supports four major smartphone devices: Apple, Android, BlackBerry and Windows phone MarketWire

Blue Coat Empowers Enterprises to Bridge the Gap Between Threat Detection and Incident Containment
Blue Coat Systems, Inc., the market leader in business assurance technology, today introduced the Blue Coat Content Analysis System with malware analysis to automate advanced threat protection at the Internet gateway. The Content Analysis System blocks known threats and detects and analyzes zero-day and advanced malware, sharing new threat intelligence to continually fortify the network MarketWire

Blue Coat Empowers Business With New Advanced Threat Protection Solution
Blue Coat Systems, Inc., the market leader in business assurance technology, today unveiled the new Blue Coat Advanced Threat Protection solution, which is purpose-built to bridge the gap in security organizations between day-to-day operations, incident containment and resolution MarketWire

PaySpan to Present at AHIP Operations and Technology Forum 2013 on Aligning Member Financial Engagement With Care Delivery
PaySpan®, Inc., the nation's largest healthcare reimbursement and payment network, will be hosting a presentation entitled "Aligning Consumer Financial Engagement and Quality Care Delivery" at the American Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Operations and Technology Forum on November 20th at 10:45 a.m. MarketWire

Dentist in Cedar Falls Says Continuing Education Is Vital for All Dental Practitioners
With the advent of continually advancing technology in dental health care, Cedar Falls dentist Thomas J. Strub, DDS says staying up-to-date on the latest materials and techniques is not only required as a practicing dentist, but is also essential to providing exceptional care for patients. Dr MarketWire

Innovative Food Holdings, Inc. to Present at the LD MICRO Sixth Annual Conference
Innovative Food Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: IVFH) today announced that Sam Klepfish, chief executive officer, will present at the LD MICRO Sixth Annual Conference at 9:30 a.m. (PST), Track 2, on December 5, 2013. The conference will be held December 3-5, 2013 at the Luxe Sunset Bel Air, Hotel in California MarketWire

Entrepreneurs Worldwide Weigh in on Their Country's Entrepreneurial Communities and Policies
What do entrepreneurs in America have in common with entrepreneurs in Qatar? More than you might imagine, according to a recent survey sponsored by the organizers of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), the world's largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. MarketWire

JDSU and Amada Introduce New Kilowatt Fiber Laser
JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) (TSX: JDU) today announced that it has collaborated with Amada, a leading manufacturer of machine tools for metal fabrication, to develop a new and high-power fiber laser that provides up to 4 kilowatts of output power MarketWire

U.S. Crude Oil Production Exceeds Imports in October 2013, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- U.S. crude oil production averaged 7.74 million barrels per day (BBL/d) in October, slightly more than imports, marking the first time in more than 18 years that domestic production exceeded imports on a monthly basis, according to the "Short-Term Energy Outlook" (STEO) released this week by the U.S MarketWire

Resource Demand Boosts Canada's Project Activity to $831 Billion, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Rising demand for Canada's abundant natural resources, including hydrocarbons, iron ore, gold and coal, have caused an increase in industrial project activity MarketWire

Redbox Launches New Redbox Card -- A Perfect Way to Gift Movie Nights This Holiday Season
The Redbox Card™ is now available for purchase at, making renting the hottest new release movies more convenient than ever before. MarketWire

Blue Jeans Network Launches Blue Jeans for Salesforce on's AppExchange, the World's Leading Business Apps Marketplace, at Dreamforce 2013
SALESFORCE.COM DREAMFORCE -- Blue Jeans Network, the global leader in interoperable video collaboration services, today announced it has launched Blue Jeans for Salesforce on's AppExchange, empowering businesses to connect with customers, partners and colleagues in powerful face-to-face communications -- anywhere in the world MarketWire

Alacer Group's Eileen Rule Earns Anti-Money Laundering Specialist Certification
The Alacer Group, dedicated to helping business leaders accelerate performance, quality, productivity and profitability, today announced that senior consultant Eileen Rule has earned certification by the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) MarketWire

BMO Harris: Keep Your Spending From Snowballing This Holiday Season
Holiday shoppers in the U.S. will have less time than usual to stock up on gifts, with a later Thanksgiving leading to a shorter shopping window than in years past. Despite this, BMO Economics projects that U.S. consumer spending should continue to grow at a modest two percent during the holiday season -- similar to last year. MarketWire

Bradford Networks Customer Las Virgenes Unified School District to Present on Their BYOD Project at CETPA Conference 2013
CETPA Conference - Bradford Networks™, the best choice to secure network access for BYOD, today announced that its customer, Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD), will present a session, "Enterprise Wireless from RFP to Installation" at the CETPA Conference 2013 taking place November 19-22nd in Pasadena, CA MarketWire

Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza Announces Grand Opening of Brookfield, WI Location
Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza today announced the opening of its newest location in Brookfield at The Brownstones Shopping Center. To celebrate, the restaurant is set to offer its custom built, fast-fire'd artisan pizzas FREE to Blaze Pizza's Facebook fans on Tuesday, November 19, between 3:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m MarketWire

Florida-Based Telco Powers Dynamic Transformation With PDI
Further accelerating its presence in the power distribution marketplace, PDI today announced ITS Telecom as the company's newest customer transforming its business with the help of PDI's PowerWave Bus System™ and Touch Rail Technology™. The unique solution enables ITS Telecom to utilize vertical drop-downs from a common bus, saving valuable space within the data center MarketWire

Dr. Lisa Cassileth Elected as the First Female Chief of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Cedars-Sinai
Lisa Cassileth, MD, FACS has been elected the first female Chief of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the prestigious Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Her tenure begins on January 1st, 2014. MarketWire

International Stem Cell Corp. CEO Featured in Exclusive QualityStocks Interview
QualityStocks today announces that a new audio interview with International Stem Cell Corp. (OTCQB: ISCO) Executive Vice President Dr. Simon Craw is now available. The interview can be heard at MarketWire

Winners of RoadOne's Elite Driver Program Named
RoadOne IntermodaLogistics, a leading single source intermodal, distribution, and logistics services company, announces today the winners of its RoadOne Elite owner-operator driver program, the top 1% of RoadOne's drivers MarketWire

SGI Supports New NVIDIA Tesla K40 GPU Accelerators Delivering 10x Performance
SGI (NASDAQ: SGI), the trusted leader in high performance computing and Big Data, today announced the availability of NVIDIA® Tesla® K40 GPU accelerators in fully managed and integrated solutions across its entire server product line MarketWire

MarketLive Partners with DEPlabs to Offer YourZoom for Enhanced Product Visualization and Digital Asset Management
MarketLive, the leading Customer Driven Commerce platform for high-growth merchants, today announced that is has partnered with DEPlabs, makers of the YourZoom visual merchandizing platform, to provide MarketLive customers with sophisticated options for online image presentation on their eCommerce sites. MarketWire

ValueCentric Advances Its Healthcare Intelligence Platform With v6.0 Release
ValueCentric LLC, the leader in Connected Healthcare Intelligence, today announced the release of ValueTrak v6.0. The next step in the continuing evolution of the company's award-winning healthcare intelligence platform, ValueTrak 6 MarketWire

Elemica Wins Supply & Demand Chain Executive's Green Supply Chain Award for 5th Consecutive Year
Elemica, the leading Supply Chain Operating Network provider for the process industries, announces winning the 2013 Green Supply Chain Award from Supply & Demand Chain Executive. This is Elemica's fifth appearance on the prestigious list. Elemica was chosen for streamlining the entire order fulfillment process for a large global manufacturer of integrated olefins and polymers. MarketWire

ABnote and OTI Partner to Enable NFC Payments for ABnote's Mobile Wallet Offering
ABnote, a leading global card manufacturer and provider of financial and secure credentialing solutions, and On Track Innovations (OTI) (NASDAQ: OTIV), a global leader in contactless transactions and near-field communication (NFC), have signed an initial business and technical collaboration agreement MarketWire

Lattice Completes Acquisition of InnoVisit
Lattice Incorporated (OTCQB: LTTC) ("Lattice" or the "Company"), a provider of advanced information and communications technology solutions to customers globally, completes asset purchase of InnoVisit's video conferencing technology. InnoVisit is a leading provider of video conferencing technology to the corrections market. MarketWire

Outsell Moves Up the List Among Fastest Growing Companies in North America on Deloitte's 2013 Technology Fast 500(TM)
Outsell (, a digital marketing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company that is transforming the way automotive brands engage with consumers, announced today that it has been listed as #199 on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America MarketWire

InsideView Adds InsideView Clean(TM) and InsideView Target(TM) to Increase Database Accuracy and Marketing Campaign ROI
Dreamforce -- InsideView®, Inc. today announced that it has expanded its InsideView for Marketing™ solution with two new products. InsideView Clean™ updates any existing marketing database with accurate and complete company and contact information MarketWire

Merck Partners With TRUSTe to Become Certified Under APEC Cross Border Privacy Rules
TRUSTe, the leading global data privacy management (DPM) company, today announced that the Merck & Co., Inc. (Merck) privacy program is compliant with the requirements of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Cross Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) System MarketWire

Over Seventy-Five Percent of Users Surveyed Say InsideView for Sales(TM) Improves Conversions
InsideView®, Inc. today revealed the results of its annual survey of InsideView for Sales™ users on the CRM platform. InsideView infuses each CRM record with accurate company and contact data, real time social insights and relevant news about prospects and companies so that sales professionals can engage prospects and win deals more effectively MarketWire

Learn About Expanded Vante Mandrel Capabilities at Compamed Trade Show in Dusseldorf, November 20-22
Vante, a global leader in radiofrequency thermal forming equipment, has expanded its machine shop capacity and capability with brand new advanced mandrel fabrication equipment, and looks forward to discussing them and taking orders at Booth E19 at the Compamed Trade Show in Dusseldorf, November 20-22. MarketWire

451 Marketing to Launch Hotel Chocolat's New Concept in the US Market
451 Marketing, a national communications agency specializing in public relations, social media and search marketing, today announced that they have been selected by Hotel Chocolat to launch its exciting new cocoa cuisine concept and café at their US flagship store on Newbury Street in Boston MarketWire

Allsup Outlines Five Last-Minute Tips for Medicare Annual Enrollment
People who want to switch their Medicare coverage for 2014 have just a few weeks left in the Medicare annual open enrollment period that ends Dec. 7, according to Allsup, a nationwide provider of Medicare plan selection services MarketWire

House Party Proves Social Marketing's High ROI With Matched Panel Analyses
Experience-driven social marketing opens wallets. Leading social marketing company House Party ( today announced that a series of a dozen matched panel analyses (MPAs) has found experience-driven social marketing to consistently deliver high sales lifts and ROI compared with other media MarketWire

Veveo Awarded Patent for Advanced Speech-Based Interface Technology With Conversational Capability

IGC Announces Brava! 7.2 for OpenText Content Server
Informative Graphics Corporation (IGC™), an OpenText Global Technology Partner and a leader in viewing, collaboration and redaction technology, has released version 7.2 of Brava!® for OpenText Content Server. This latest version of Brava includes the following new features and enhancements to existing capabilities: MarketWire

L'Occitane Comprehensive Product Guide for Healthy Skin and Hair -- Presented by
For those who desire luxury skincare that's also practical and environmentally conscious, L'Occitane is a clear choice. L'Occitane provides nourishing, all-natural formulas that are gentle on the skin, making them suitable for all skin types. The latest article by Skincare-News MarketWire

O'Charley's Award-Winning Whole Pies Are Here for the Holidays
O'Charley's is introducing a new way for guests to enjoy its award-winning pies this holiday season. Fresh off the continued success of Free Pie Wednesday, and the growing adoration of pies as the restaurant's signature dessert, whole pies from O'Charley's very own bakery are now available to take home and enjoy. MarketWire

Ecrypt Technologies Files Statement of Trade Name
As a part of its marketing strategy, Ecrypt Technologies (OTCQB: ECRY) filed a Statement of Trade Name whereby it slightly altered the spelling of its name from "eCrypt" to "Ecrypt. MarketWire

The Radicati Group Releases "Email Market, 2013-2017"
The Radicati Group, Inc.'s latest study, "Email Market, 2013-2017," offers a comprehensive analysis of the worldwide email market. The study covers all segments of the Email Market including: Enterprise Business Email, Cloud Business Email, Consumer Email, Messaging Platforms for Service Providers, and Email Clients MarketWire and the Associated Press Bring Historical AP Archives Online, the world's largest online family history resource, is proud to announce a collaboration with the Associated Press that makes fifty years of news stories -- in their original wire copy format -- available online today. MarketWire

Zynex Ranked 15th in Revenue Growth Among Medical Device Companies
Zynex, Inc. (OTCQB: ZYXI), a provider of non-invasive medical devices for electrotherapy and stroke rehabilitation, neurological diagnosis and cardiac monitoring, announced today that it has been ranked 15th in revenue growth among all medical device companies in the US and Canada on Deloitte's 2013 Technology Fast 500. The company was ranked 7th in 2012. MarketWire

Talari Networks Secures $15 Million Series D Financing
Talari Networks, Inc., a leading innovator in network reliability and business continuity solutions, today announced it has secured Series D financing of $15 million led by new investor Four Rivers Group. Existing investors, including Menlo Ventures and Silver Creek Ventures, also participated MarketWire

CBX Adds 'Liquid Sunshine' Back Into Sunkist Soda to Engage a Fresh, Younger Generation
CBX, a brand agency based in New York City, recently collaborated with Dr Pepper Snapple Group to refresh the packaging graphics for Sunkist® Soda, the number-one orange soda brand. Introduced in 1978, Sunkist Soda was once known for its California style. MarketWire

Avalere Health, Armada Health Care, and the Specialty Pharmacy Association of America (SPAARx) Announce a Collaboration to Develop an Educational Series on the Role of Specialty Pharmacy in Accountable Care Models
Armada Health Care (Armada), the largest specialty pharmacy channel management organization and the Specialty Pharmacy Association of America (SPAARx), the largest national association representing the broad interests of the specialty pharmacy industry, today announced a three-way collaboration with Avalere Health MarketWire

GoodData Launches Four New Apps on the Salesforce AppExchange, the World's Leading Business Apps Marketplace, at Dreamforce 2013
SALESFORCE.COM DREAMFORCE, BOOTH #1512 -- GoodData®, the leader in cloud business intelligence, today announced four new apps for the Salesforce AppExchange: GoodData Marketing Demand Analytics, Sales Analytics, Service Analytics and Salesforce Chatter Analytics MarketWire

AGIS LifeRing Now Available on INTEGRITY Multivisor Secure Android Smartphones and Tablets
MILCOM 2013, Booth #1023 -- Green Hills Software, the leading supplier of secure embedded and mobile virtualization solutions, and Advanced Ground Information Systems, Inc MarketWire

Nine Out of 10 Class of 2013 Business School Alumni Employed, Poll Finds
The business school class of 2013 fared well overall on the job market, as 90 percent of alumni around the world polled by the Graduate Management Admission Council in September were employed MarketWire

Holiday Shopping Study Shows That Moms Will Buy More if Presented With Discounts and Deals
Adroit Digital, today announced results of a comprehensive survey of 1000 North American moms across three distinctly different generations -- Millennial, GenX and Boomers. The "For Moms, It's a Digital Holiday" study garnered moms shopping behaviors and attitudes as they approach the 2013 holiday season to determine how they will shop online this holiday season MarketWire

Ashland Inc. appoints Stephen F. Kirk to board of directors
News Release     November 18, 2013 GlobeNewswire


KBC Group : KBC takes note of the announcements made by Cera and KBC Ancora
KBC Press Release GlobeNewswire

ING agrees to sell 11.3% direct stake in SulAmérica to Swiss Re
ING announced today that it has reached an agreement with Swiss Re Group on the sale of an 11.3% direct stake in Sul América S.A., further reducing its stake in the Brazilian insurer. GlobeNewswire

PyroGenesis Canada (TSXV:PYR), Reported Successful Tests of its Proprietary Gasification Technology - Video News Alert on
Vancouver, British Columbia, November 18, 2013 - PyroGenesis Canada (TSXV:PYR), an environmental solutions company,  reported successful tests of its proprietary technology, which utilizes the intense energy of plasma to gasify and vitrify virtually any type of waste without producing hazardous by-products. GlobeNewswire

Actelion launches VALCHLOR (mechlorethamine) gel 0.016% in the US
Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd /Actelion launches VALCHLOR (mechlorethamine) gel 0.016% in the US. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

STMicroelectronics Teams with Yogitech to Develop Safety Package for STM32 Microcontrollers
Joint efforts underway to simplify compliance with the most stringent functional-safety requirements in Industrial applications GlobeNewswire

INC Research Appoints Gregory M. Hockel, PhD to Lead Regulatory Consulting Practice
Provides global leadership for group guiding Company's biopharmaceutical customers through regulatory approvals worldwide GlobeNewswire

JW Maxx Solutions Provides Tips on How to Defend Against Online Reputation Disasters
JW Maxx Solutions is an industry-leading online reputation management firm that is revealing the top ways that people can protect themselves from an online reputation disaster. GlobeNewswire

Executive Len Poikey Provides Tips to Become a Successful Business Manager
Executive Len Poikey is a benchmark of excellence when it comes to business management, and is sharing some of his tips on how to be a more efficient manager. GlobeNewswire

Sipko Schat to step down from Rabobank Executive Board
Sipko Schat will step down from the Executive Board of Rabobank Netherlands with immediate effect. The Supervisory Board has made this decision despite the regulators' support for Sipko Schat. The reason for this is that it has recently become apparent that there is insufficient support from the local member banks for him staying. GlobeNewswire

Veidekke ASA : Veidekke to build exclusive flats in Stockholm
Veidekke Entreprenad is starting construction of the first 93 flats in the Svea Fanfar housing project at Östermalm in Stockholm. The project will comprise a total of 350 flats and offer residents a unique service concept, developed in cooperation between Veidekke Bostad, CA Fastigheter and Panorama. This is a turnkey contract valued at SEK 275 million. GlobeNewswire

Glu Mobile Partners with Kim Kardashian for Celebrity Lifestyle Game
Glu Mobile Partners with Kim Kardashian for Celebrity Lifestyle GameKardashian's likeness and voice featured in new free-to-play mobile game GlobeNewswire

Outotec arranged a sustainability seminar for Rare Earth Element producers in China

Pöyry PLC: Pöyry to start statutory employee negotiations in Finland
PÖYRY PLC          Company announcement 18 November 2013 at 12:00 GlobeNewswire

Farstad Shipping ASA - Financial Calendar 2014
Farstad Shipping ASA will publish their results for the 4th quarter 2013 and annual results for 2013 on February 26, 2014. GlobeNewswire

Neste Oil's view on the EPA's proposal on US renewable fuel mandates in 2014
Neste Oil CorporationPress release18 November 2013 at 11 a.m (EET) GlobeNewswire

Prosafe SE: Contract award for Jasminia in Mexico
Cotemar group has confirmed that Jasminia has been awarded a contract from end November this year until end December 2015. GlobeNewswire

Schibsted ASA (SCH) - Leboncoin is opening a new channel for professional real estate ads the leading publisher of online classifieds in France, has been offering advertising services to real estate professionals since 2009. Today, realtors can publish classifieds ads on Leboncon GlobeNewswire

Metso opens new service center in Lappeenranta, Finland
Metso Corporation's press release on November 18, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. local time GlobeNewswire

Glycotope's Fully Human and Glycooptimized Recombinant FSH-GEX(TM) Showed Superior Activity and Excellent Tolerability in a Phase II Clinical Trial for In Vitro Fertilisation
Glycotope GmbH /Glycotope's Fully Human and Glycooptimized Recombinant FSH-GEX(TM) Showed Superior Activity and Excellent Tolerability in a Phase II Clinical Trial for In Vitro Fertilisation . 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

United States Coast Guard grants AMS acceptance for Wärtsilä's AQUARIUS®UV Ballast Water Management System
Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 18 November 2013 at 10 am EET GlobeNewswire

BW Offshore: Invitation to Q3 2013 conference call 21 November
BW Offshore will release its Q3 2013 financial results on Thursday 21 November 2013 at 07.30 (CET). The interim report and presentation will be available at GlobeNewswire

Norske Skog increases liquidity by NOK 250 million
Norske Skog has signed a loan agreement (securitisation facilty) with SpareBank 1 Gruppen Finans AS. Norske Skog will raise a loan of NOK 250 million in SpareBank 1 Gruppen, secured by accounts receivable in the two Norwegian mills: Norske Skog Skogn AS og Norske Skog Saugbrugs AS. GlobeNewswire

KBC Group: Board changes at KBC
Press ReleaseOutside trading hours - Regulated information* GlobeNewswire

Corporate reorganization to continue within Nordic Mines
PRESS RELEASE, 18 November 2013 (A translation from Swedish) GlobeNewswire

New report examines role of ICT in education

Norsk Hydro: Hydro signs revolving credit facility
Norsk Hydro ASA has signed a USD 1,700 million syndicated revolving multi-currency credit facility with a syndicate of 13 international banks. The facility is for general corporate purposes. GlobeNewswire

Neste Jacobs to Deliver the 3G Renewal Process of Borealis PE2 Plant in Porvoo, Finland
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