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Thunderbird Resorts Inc.: Group to Open New Venue in Costa Rica and Reduce Other Positions to Improve EBITDA
Thunderbird Resorts Inc. ("Thunderbird" or "Group") (FRANKFURT: 4TR)(EURONEXT: TBIRD) reports the following: MarketWire

Digital Ally, Inc. to Host Third Quarter Conference Call on Tuesday, November 12, 2013
In the news release, "Digital Ally, Inc. to Host Third Quarter Conference Call on Tuesday, November 12, 2013," issued earlier today by Digital Ally, Inc. (NASDAQ: DGLY), please be advised that the time at the end of the second sentence of the second paragraph should read "11:15 a.m. EST" rather than "11:15 p.m. EST" as originally issued. Other non-material additions have also been made MarketWire

Birmingham Bloomfield Bancshares, Inc. Announces Record Results for Period Ended September 30, 2013
Birmingham Bloomfield Bancshares, Inc. (OTCQB: BBBI) ("the Company"), the holding company for Bank of Birmingham, today announced unaudited results for the quarter and nine month periods ended September 30, 2013. The Company generated record income on a pre-tax, pre-provision basis as a result of significant growth in earning assets. MarketWire

GP Renewables & Trading Expects to Purchase $15 Million in Operating Solar Projects in NJ and MD Before Year's End
GP Renewables & Trading (, a multifaceted energy services company, today announced its plan to acquire up to $15 million in operating commercial solar photovoltaic projects from system owners who took advantage of the 1603 Payments for Specified Energy Property in Lieu of Tax Credits before its expiration at the end of 2011 MarketWire

Community Bank of the Bay Announces Record Earnings for 2013 Third Quarter
Community Bank of the Bay (OTCBB: CBYAA), a San Francisco Bay Area commercial bank with locations in Oakland, Danville and San Jose, reported Net Income of $381 thousand for the quarter ended September 30, 2013. MarketWire

The Company Store and Ronald McDonald House New York Host 3rd Annual National Family Pajama Night
National Family Pajama Night (NFPN) is here! The Company Store®, famous for top quality, US-crafted bedding essentials, is extending comfort by supporting Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®) chapters throughout the US to celebrate the 3rd annual National Family Pajama Night™ with a local event in New York City on Saturday, November 2, 2013. MarketWire

Tricentis Appoints Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales to Further Capitalize on Rapid Growth
Tricentis, a global leader in enterprise software testing solutions, today announced the appointment of Michael Eckhoff as senior vice president (SVP) of worldwide sales. In this role, Michael will be responsible for driving top-line revenue growth by leading the company's global sales organization MarketWire

Randgold Resources Ld: Ivory Coast major opportunity for gold investors

JBI, Inc. Announces Conference Call to Discuss Third Quarter 2013 Results on November 12, 2013 and 2013 Annual Stockholders' Meeting on December 10, 2013
JBI, Inc. (the "Company" or "JBI") (OTCQB: JBII), a clean energy company that recycles waste plastic into liquid fuels, today announced dates for its Third Quarter 2013 results conference call and 2013 Annual Stockholders' meeting. MarketWire

DubLi, Inc. Launches Online Shopping Mall in Switzerland and Canada
DubLi, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: DUBL), a global marketing company that provides consumers around the world with a variety of innovative online shopping, travel and entertainment opportunities, today announced that it has launched its Cashback Online Shopping Mall in Switzerland and Canada. MarketWire

TWD & Associates, Inc. Partners With Vidyo to Provide Advanced Unified Communications via Private Cloud Services
TWD & Associates, Inc. (TWD), a communication and collaboration solutions provider, today announced that it will deliver advanced Unified Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS) capabilities to the public, non-profit and commercial sectors via its partnership with Vidyo, Inc MarketWire

Bryant & Stratton College Online Hosts Webinar on Career Advancement
Bryant & Stratton College Online announced the next installment in its career information webinar series. The new session, titled "The Next 30 Days on the Job" is the final webinar in a three-part program from career expert Stephen Krempl. The webinar will be held on Thursday, November 7 from noon to 1 p.m. EST. MarketWire

Smith Micro Software Schedules Teleconference to Discuss Third Quarter 2013 Financial Results
Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMSI), a leading provider of wireless and mobility solutions, today announced that it will report its third quarter 2013 financial results following the close of regular trading on Thursday, November 7, 2013. The news release will be followed by a teleconference available to all interested parties at 1:30 pm Pacific Time. MarketWire

Dime Community Bancshares Reports Earnings
Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: DCOM) (the "Company" or "Dime"), the parent company of The Dime Savings Bank of Williamsburgh (the "Bank"), today reported financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2013. Consolidated net income for the quarter was $10.6 million, or $0.30 per diluted share, compared to $12.0 million, or $0 MarketWire

Questus Global Capital Market, Ltd. : BMS IMPIANTI collaboration
-       Questus Global Capital Market Ltd - BMS IMPIANTI collaboration GlobeNewswire

Invitation to a news conference on Incap's interim report for January-September 2013
Incap CorporationStock Exchange Release             28 October 2013 at 9 am GlobeNewswire

Senior Litigation Consultant Strengthens The Focal Point LLC's National Jury Consulting Division-Leading East Coast Efforts
OAKLAND, CA and NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - October 28, 2013) - The country's leading trial consulting firm, The Focal Point LLC, announced the addition of John L. Hicks as senior graphics and jury consultant, strengthening the firm's national jury consulting division MarketWire

In Advance of Facebook's Q3 2013 Earnings Call, Spruce Media Releases State of Facebook Advertising Report
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - October 28, 2013) - Spruce Media (, a provider of enterprise-class marketing solutions for advertisers on Facebook, and a Facebook strategic Preferred Marketing Developer (sPMD), today announced the release of its State of Facebook Advertising Report for Q3 2013. MarketWire

Coldwell Banker Commercial's Salt Lake Office Acquired by Private Investors
SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwired - October 28, 2013) - A group of private investors announced today the acquisition of Coldwell Banker Commercial's Salt Lake City, Utah, office from NRT LLC and the appointment of Lew Cramer as the new President and CEO MarketWire

5th Edition of Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism Architecture in Shenzhen, China Gives Fresh Purpose to Industrial Heritage
2013 is the 5th edition of the Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism Architecture (UABB): the only biennale exhibition in the world to be based exclusively on the themes of urbanism and urbanization and is co-organized by Shenzhen and Hong Kong. MarketWire

Second Annual Leadership Summit for Interventional Cardiologists Held in San Francisco
Experts and panelists from around the world gathered in San Francisco today to continue a conversation about the development and role of physician leadership in interventional cardiology MarketWire

Barona Resort & Casino's $1.5 Million Cadillac-a-Day Giveaway in November
Barona Resort & Casino will be giving away 30 cars in 30 days starting November 1 as part of its new $1.5 Million Cadillac-a-Day giveaway MarketWire

Oil-Dri Purchases Clay Cat Litter Business Assets From MFM Industries, Inc.
Oil-Dri Corporation of America (NYSE: ODC) today announced that the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware approved the sale of the customer list, mining and manufacturing equipment, packaging materials, inventory, intellectual property, and certain other clay cat litter business assets of MFM Industries, Inc. ("MFM") to Oil-Dri MarketWire

NTT Com Agrees to Acquire Norwest Venture Partners' Portfolio Company Virtela
Norwest Venture Partners (NVP) today announced that NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), ICT solutions and international communications business within NTT (NYSE: NTT), and Virtela Technology Services Incorporated (Virtela), a leading global managed and cloud network services company, have entered into a definitive agreement via NTT Com and Virtela's shareholders MarketWire

BOMA 360 Buildings Surpass Competition for Tenant Satisfaction
According to new analysis by Kingsley Associates, buildings that have earned the BOMA 360 Performance Program® designation have higher tenant satisfaction scores in all rating areas as compared to commercial office buildings without the BOMA 360 designation. Most notably, 94 percent of tenants in BOMA 360 buildings report high overall satisfaction. MarketWire

Nautilus Announces Completion of Merger
Nautilus Marine Acquisition Corp. ("Nautilus") announced today the consummation of a short-form merger (the "Merger") pursuant to which Nautilus was merged into Nautilus Shareholdings Limited, a Marshall Islands corporation ("Nautilus Offshore") MarketWire

Teekay Offshore Partners Announces Third Quarter 2013 Earnings Results Conference Call
Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. (Teekay Offshore or the Partnership) (NYSE: TOO) plans to release its financial results for the third quarter of 2013 before market open on Thursday, November 7, 2013. MarketWire

Teekay Tankers Announces Third Quarter 2013 Earnings Results Conference Call
Teekay Tankers Ltd. (Teekay Tankers or the Company) (NYSE: TNK) plans to release its financial results for the third quarter of 2013 before market open on Thursday, November 7, 2013. MarketWire

Teekay LNG Partners Announces Third Quarter 2013 Earnings Results Conference Call
Teekay LNG Partners L.P. (Teekay LNG or the Partnership) (NYSE: TGP) plans to release its financial results for the third quarter of 2013 before market open on Thursday, November 7, 2013. MarketWire

Teekay Corporation Announces Third Quarter 2013 Earnings Results Conference Call
Teekay Corporation (Teekay or the Company) (NYSE: TK) plans to release its financial results for the third quarter of 2013 before market open on Thursday, November 7, 2013. MarketWire

Theodore Stern Nominated to Stand for Election to the ZBB Energy Board of Directors
ZBB Energy Corporation (NYSE MKT: ZBB), a leading developer of intelligent, renewable energy power platforms and hybrid vehicle control systems, announced today that Theodore "Ted" Stern has been nominated to stand for election to the ZBB Energy Board of Directors. Mr. Stern is a significant shareowner of ZBB Energy. MarketWire

KISSTIXX Announces Its Innovative Lip Balms to Be Sold at Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.'s Harmon and Harmon Face Values Stores Nationwide
KISSTIXX, the company that adds chemistry to every kiss, today announced its innovative lip balms will now be sold by Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. in over 250 Harmon and Harmon Face Values stores nationwide. Harmon is a discount health and beauty store-within-a-store located in many Bed Bath & Beyond, Christmas Tree Shops and buybuy BABY locations MarketWire

Pacific Metals Corp. Potential New Mineralized Area

Edwards Lifesciences to Webcast Analyst Meeting at TCT 25
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, will be hosting a meeting for securities analyst attending the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics Annual Scientific Symposium. The meeting will be held at the InterContinental San Francisco Hotel in San Francisco, California on Thursday, October 31, 2013 from 7:00 a.m MarketWire

Almas Jiwani to Deliver Keynote Address at the 5th International Conference On Women And Developmen -Punjab University, INDIA
Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women National Committee Canada will be deliver the keynote address via video conference at the 5th International Conference on Women and Development, in India. The conference will be held in Patiala from November 22nd-23rd. MarketWire

Kessler Foundation Hosts Senator Menendez's Panel Discussion on Disability Rights Treaty
On October 24, Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, convened leading disability advocates -- including injured former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand -- to discuss strategies to ratify the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). The discussion was hosted at Kessler's West Orange campus MarketWire

Artemis Energy Holdings (ARTT) Announces to Add OAuth Features to Enable Visitors to Sign Into Link My Fan With Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft Live and Google+ Credentials
Link My Fan, a Social Networking Content Management Platform owned by Artemis Energy Holdings (OTC Pink: ARTT), is opening its platform to members of Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft Live and Google+. Account holders at these popular social media sites will now be able to sign in to Link My Fan using their existing userid and password on any of these sites, according to Ray Firth, ARTT CEO. MarketWire

NewBay Media and Outsell Launch Outsell TV
NewBay Media, publisher of Broadcasting & Cable, Multichannel News, and Next TV, and Outsell, Inc., the world's only research and advisory firm focused solely on media, information, and technology, have partnered to create Outsell TV -- exclusive, invitation-only executive councils that connect television industry experts to a community of their peers MarketWire

Maxwell Systems Presents on Construction Estimating Technology at Site Prep Tech Conference
Maxwell Systems, Inc., a leading provider of construction software solutions, expert services, and best practices, announces that Michael Gillum, Director of Product Management; Estimating at Maxwell Systems, will be presenting at Site Prep Tech, taking place November 6-7, 2013 at the Westin Atlanta Airport Hotel in Atlanta, Ga. MarketWire

Insomniac Donates $75,000 From Electric Daisy Carnival, Las Vegas Ticket Sales to Three Las Vegas Charitable Organizations
On October 24, Insomniac donated $75,000 to three Las Vegas organizations, honoring the commitment to charitable giving in the communities that host its music festivals MarketWire

Theravance Appoints Jeff Jonker Senior Vice President, Corporate and Business Development
Theravance, Inc. (NASDAQ: THRX) announced today the appointment of Jeff Jonker as Senior Vice President, Corporate and Business Development. Mr. Jonker will report directly to Rick E Winningham, Chief Executive Officer, and his responsibilities will include managing the Company's business and corporate development efforts. MarketWire

Magellan(TM) Robotic System to Be Featured in Live Case at Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) Conference
Hansen Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: HNSN), a global leader in intravascular robotics, today announced that Dr MarketWire

Mid-Market Private Equity Activity Improved in Third Quarter
It was a better quarter for mid-market private equity in the U.S., says a just-released report issued by BMO Harris Bank. Deal activity picked up, particularly in healthcare and software sectors, buoyed by debt markets that are clearly open for business. MarketWire

US Ecology Announces Third Quarter 2013 Results
US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECOL) ("the Company") today reported financial results for the quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2013. MarketWire

Press Ventures Enhances Consumer Experience Through PayPal
Press Ventures Inc. (OTCQB: PVEN) ("Press Ventures" or the "Company") and its wholly-owned Polish subsidiary Biosafety Systems, Inc. Sp z o.o. ("BSI"), are pleased to announce that it has completed the merchant account administration process with PayPal MarketWire

Pacnet First to Provide 100G Wave Services Between Asia-Pacific and the United States
Pacnet today announced the successful deployment of an optical mesh network with 100 Gigabits per second (Gbps) technology between Asia and the United States on its EAC Pacific fiber optic cable system integrated with Optical Transport Network (OTN) switching over its Asia-Pacific region's high-capacity submarine cable systems MarketWire

Great Western Minerals Selects Three Firms to Complete the Feasibility Study on the Steenkampskraal Project
Great Western Minerals Group Ltd. ("GWMG" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: GWG) (OTCQX: GWMGF), a leader in the manufacture and supply of rare earth element-based metals and metal alloys and holder of a high-grade rare earth element mineral asset, announced that it has selected the following firms to prepare the Steenkampskraal ("SKK") rare earth project feasibility study MarketWire

FNB Bancorp Declares Stock Dividend
FNB Bancorp (OTCQB: FNBG), the holding company for First National Bank of Northern California, announced that its Board of Directors has declared a stock dividend of approximately 188,193 shares, payable at the rate of one share of Common Stock for every twenty (20) shares of Common Stock owned. The stock dividend will be payable December 23, 2013, to shareholders of record on December 2, 2013 MarketWire

Flowserve Announces Pricing of $300 Million of Senior Notes Due 2023
DALLAS, October 28, 2013 - Flowserve Corporation (NYSE:FLS), a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, today announced that it has priced an underwritten public offering of $300 million aggregate principal amount of 4.00% Senior Notes due 2023 (the "Notes"), at a price equal to 99 GlobeNewswire

El Cid Vacations Club Reviews Highlight 2013 as an Exceptional Year
El Cid Vacations Club Traveler Reviews have been on the rise, with many reviewers highlighting the excellent service that the El Cid properties provide. El Cid Resorts have been awarded many accolades this year, and El Cid Vacations Club is proud to highlight these achievements thus far for 2013. GlobeNewswire

UPDATE: DH Capital Advises RagingWire Data Centers on 80% Sale to NTT Com
DH Capital, LLC ("DH Capital"), an investment banking firm serving companies in the Internet infrastructure, communications, and SaaS sectors, announced today that the company served as exclusive financial advisor to RagingWire Data Centers on its equity transaction with NTT Communications (NTT Com) which was announced earlier today. MarketWire

Epicor Parts Network Helping Drive eCommerce Volume for Thousands of Automotive Aftermarket Businesses
Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail, and services organizations, today announced that the Epicor Parts Network, a broad portfolio of Web-based business-to-business (B2B) eCommerce solutions for automotive parts distributors and vehicle service providers, has helped more than 196,000 registered users conduct over $1 MarketWire

Longreach Oil & Gas Limited: Pre-Admission Announcement
Longreach Oil & Gas (TSX VENTURE: LOI) MarketWire

Universal Bioenergy Announces November Sales Up 108% -- Sales Jump to $9.78 Million
Universal Bioenergy Inc. (OTCQB: UBRG), a publicly traded independent diversified energy company, announced its subsidiary NDR Energy Group, has sold an estimated 2.63 billion cubic feet (Bcf) of natural gas for the month of November. This is NDR Energy's highest volume of gas sold and revenues generated for the month of November in the last four years MarketWire

American National Announces New Senior Vice President of Retail Banking
American National Bank and Trust Company announced today the appointment of Michelle Gaydica as Senior Vice President-Retail Banking. In this role, she will lead the bank's retail strategy for American National's 25 banking offices spanning the Piedmont of North Carolina and Virginia. Gaydica reports to H. Gregg Strader, Executive Vice President-Strategic Initiatives. MarketWire

Dataguise to Highlight Data Security Intelligence and Protection Solutions at Strata + Hadoop World in NYC
Dataguise (, a leading innovator of data security intelligence and protection solutions, today announced that the company will showcase enhancements to its flagship data privacy solution, DG for Hadoop™, at the 2013 O'Reilly Strata + Hadoop World MarketWire

Appcelerator Continues Global Expansion With Appointment of Enterprise Technology Veteran Jim Watson as Vice President of Asia, Middle East and Africa
Appcelerator®, the leading mobile enterprise platform company, today announced the appointment of Jim Watson as its vice president & corporate general manager of Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA) MarketWire

Krystal Resorts Recommends November as the Best Month to Visit Cancun
Krystal Resorts is getting the word out that November is one of the best times of the year to visit Cancun. GlobeNewswire

UPDATE: Applied Minerals, Inc. and OPF Enterprises, LLC to Develop Ceramic Proppants Utilizing the Dragon Mine Clay Resource

Treasurer McCord: Gov. Corbett Has Now Paid Lottery Privatization Consultants, Law Firms More Than $3.4 Million
PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwired - October 28, 2013) - State Treasurer Rob McCord today revealed that Gov. Corbett has so far diverted more than $3.4 million from the state Lottery Fund -- dollars that should have been used to help senior citizens -- to pay consultants and law firms for his misguided attempt to privatize the Pennsylvania Lottery. MarketWire

DH Capital Advises RagingWire Data Centers on 80% Sale to NTT Com
DH Capital, LLC ("DH Capital"), an investment banking firm serving companies in the Internet infrastructure, communications, and SaaS sectors, announced today that the company served as exclusive financial advisor to RagingWire Data Centers on its equity transaction with NTT Communications (NTT Com) which was announced earlier today. MarketWire

Publishers Clearing House Launches "The Give Back" Third-Annual Charity Event on Facebook
Publishers Clearing House (PCH), widely known as a leader in multi-channel direct marketing and a provider of digital play and win entertainment, today announced the launch of its third-annual charitable giving program called The Give Back ( MarketWire

Pratt & Whitney Canada Invests $275 Million in Cutting-Edge Technologies and Upgrades to its Facilities
There will be a photo associated with this press release. MarketWire

Noted Healthcare Attorney Colin Luke Joins Waller in Birmingham
Waller, one of the nation's preeminent law firms serving the healthcare industry, announced today that veteran healthcare attorney Colin H. Luke has joined the firm as a partner in its Birmingham, Alabama office. Luke, who joins Waller from Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, advises healthcare providers in a wide range of regulatory, operations and transactional matters. MarketWire

EWTN Files New Suit Against Contraception Mandate
EWTN Global Catholic Network filed a new lawsuit October 28 in Federal Court against the Department of Health & Human Services, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, and other federal agencies seeking to stop the government from imposing the HHS contraception mandate as well as asking the court to find that it is unconstitutional MarketWire

Nearly 70 Percent of Americans Say They Have Little to No Understanding of Credit Scoring Reveals TransUnion Study
Chances are at some point in your life you have, or will, apply for a mortgage or car loan or credit card. It is likely that the lender obtained your credit score as part of the lending decision. But according to a recent study by TransUnion, many Americans do not understand how credit scoring works or that there are many credit scoring models. MarketWire

AirXpanders Data Shows Radiation Therapy After Mastectomy Does Not Affect Mechanism in AeroForm(TM) Expander
AirXpanders Inc., a company developing novel technology for women who require tissue expansion for breast reconstruction following a mastectomy, today announced new data published in The Journal of Radiation Oncology that demonstrates the AeroForm™ Tissue Expander can withstand radiation levels well above the maximum dose level typically used in post-mastectomy radiation therapy. MarketWire

Time Inc. and Nuance Digital Marketing Study Exposes a Woman's Love Affair With Her Mobile Device
Time Inc. ( and Nuance Digital Marketing (, a newly created agency helping brands connect with the highly influential female segment online, today revealed a study that shed more light on how the smartphone is the most important device in a woman's life (60% vs. 43% of men) MarketWire

BMO Harris Congratulates United Way Milwaukee on Reaching Its Goal to Reduce Teen Pregnancy
BMO Harris Bank today congratulated the United Way of Greater Milwaukee on surpassing their goal by three years to reduce teen pregnancy in the city. MarketWire

GREEN PALLETS INC. Introduces Its First Ever 4 Stringer 4 Way Pine Hybrid (Plastic and Wood) Pallet
GREEN PALLETS INC. announces the launch of its first ever 4 stringer 4 way Pine Hybrid (plastic and wood) pallet. This pallet, is an innovation of our technology, further improving the Hybrid (plastic and wood) series and providing still greater choice. Green Pallets Inc MarketWire

Blood of the Werewolf Now Available on Steam
Midnight City, the recently founded indie label of Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative provider of games for the mass market, is proud to announce Scientifically Proven's Blood of the Werewolf is now available on Steam for only $9.99. MarketWire

Hannu Jaatinen appointed acting Executive Vice President, Banking, Pohjola Bank plc
Pohjola Bank plcStock Exchange ReleaseHannu Jaatinen appointed acting Executive Vice President, Banking, Pohjola Bank plcPohjola Bank plc's Board of Directors has appointed Hannu Jaatinen (55), M.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.) and eMBA, to act as Executive Vice President, Banking, and as member of Pohjola Group's Executive Committee as of 28 October 2013 GlobeNewswire

Sionix Corporation Announces Sale to Madava Farms
Sionix Corporation (OTCQB: SINX) reported today that it received a purchase order for a new Dissolved Air Flotation Unit ("DAF") from Madava Sugar Maple, LLC (home of Crown Maple syrup and sugar) in Dutchess County, New York MarketWire

2020 Women on Boards Holds 2nd Annual National Conversation on Board Diversity - 11/12/13
2020 Women on Boards' second annual National Conversation on Board Diversity will be held on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 in 20 cities across the US, Canada and Europe MarketWire

Mantra Continues to Expand Research Team
Mantra Venture Group Ltd. (OTCQB: MVTG)(BERLIN: 5MV) and its subsidiary, Mantra Energy Alternatives Ltd., announced today the expansion of its research team. Two recent Ph.D. graduates from the University of British Columbia, SonaKazemi and Amin Aziznia, are engaged full time at Mantra's laboratory facilities, bringing with them an impressive range of electrochemical experience and expertise MarketWire

Siskinds LLP Announces Investigation into Pretium Resources Inc. (TSX: PVG)
Siskinds LLP today announced that it is investigating shareholder claims relating to Pretium Resources Inc., aka Pretivm ("Pretium"), and certain of its directors and officers MarketWire

RealtyTrac Unveils Exclusive New Investor Insight Report at Mortgage Bankers Convention Showing Investors Purchased More Than $1 Trillion in U.S. Real Estate Since 2011
RealtyTrac™ (www.realtytrac MarketWire

SmartMetric Biometric Activated Payments Card to Protect Online and Offline Consumers, Banks and Retailers From 21 Billion US Dollars in Annual Identity Fraud
SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB: SMME) - Speaking today, SmartMetric™ Inc. President & CEO Chaya Hendrick said that the company's market disruptive, consumer based biometric solution provided by its fingerprint activated payments card is able to provide a ubiquitous and desperately needed security tool in the massive war against identity theft and fraud MarketWire

Astute Networks Releases: "The ROI Pyramid - Calculating the True Cost and Multi-Dimensional Impact of Storage Acquisition"
Astute Networks™, Inc., the leading provider of Networked Flash™ appliances, today announced the publication of "The ROI Pyramid - Calculating the True Cost and Multi-Dimensional Impact of Storage Acquisition MarketWire

Puente Hills Landfill to Close on October 31, 2013
After 56 years of operation, the Puente Hills Landfill, owned and operated by the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County, will close on October 31, 2013. Although trash will no longer be accepted at the landfill, five other Districts' facilities are available to meet the waste management needs of businesses and the community. MarketWire

ProActive Capital Group Sponsors TEDxWallStreet 2013 to Spread "Filling the Void" Ideas on Wall Street
ProActive Capital Group (PCG), a leading capital market advisory and communications firm, announced today that it is sponsoring the second annual TEDxWallStreet not-for-profit conference MarketWire

Capitol Hill Veteran Darrel Thompson Joins the Collins│Johnson Group as a Principal
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - October 28, 2013) - The Collins│Johnson Group is pleased to announce that Darrel Thompson has joined our firm as a Principal.  MarketWire

Opower Expands Global Reach to Japan
Opower, the global leader in customer engagement solutions for the utility industry, today announced that it has signed a business partnership with Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO). TEPCO, the largest utility in Japan, supplies power to nearly 20 million residential customers. Opower also announced that it has opened an office in Tokyo. MarketWire

Cartus Names Masters Cup Winners at 13th Annual Global Network Conference
Cartus Corporation, a leading provider of global relocation services, recently hosted its 13th annual Global Network Conference to celebrate service excellence among its supply chain partners. Cartus awarded Armstrong International of Canada and TGA Inc. (Tokyo General Agency) of Tokyo, Japan, with the Masters Cup for overall excellence -- the highest honors within its Global Network. MarketWire

Cassidian Communications' P25 Land Mobile Network Completes System Acceptance at Buncombe County, N.C. for Enhanced Public Safety Communications
State-of-the-art CORP25system takes the county to the next level of public safety communications Today, Cassidian Communications, an EADS North America company, announced acceptance of its CORP25 digital, trunked P25 Land Mobile Radio (LMR) network, by Buncombe County, N.C. for enhanced public safety communications and response MarketWire

Pending Home Sales Continue Slide in September
Pending home sales declined for the fourth consecutive month in September, as higher mortgage interest rates and higher home prices curbed buying power, according to the National Association of Realtors®. MarketWire

Metrospaces Has in Principle Reached an Agreement to Sell 4 Condos in the Chacabuco 1353 Development to Investor
Metrospaces, Inc. (OTCQB: MSPC) today announces that, it has sold 4 of its Chacabuco 1353 Apart-Hotel units to an investor. Option Agreement documents will be executed on or before November 30th. Sale price is $90,000 for each unit, for total proceeds of $360,000. Company will receive up to 80% of the sale price in installments, until final delivery and protocol MarketWire

eXperticity Survey Uncovers "Expertise Gap" in Retail Stores
eXperticity today announced the findings of its first ever Retail Buying Experience survey, uncovering a striking expertise gap among sales associates in five retail areas: outdoor, sporting goods, hunting or fishing, health and nutrition, and prestige beauty. The study of 600 U.S MarketWire

Stratoscale Raises $10 Million From Battery and BVP to Re-Think the Data Center
Stratoscale, a company developing new virtualization technology to dramatically improve the performance and efficiency of large data centers, announced it has raised $10 million in Series A financing from Battery Ventures and Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP). Following the investment, Scott Tobin, general partner at Battery Ventures and Adam Fisher, partner at BVP will join Stratoscale's board. MarketWire

Dailybreak Media Delivers Over 30,000 Engagements for Denny's 'Build Your Own Pancakes' Campaign
Dailybreak Media, the native engagement platform designed to drive brand participation and consumer action at scale, announced today the results of a recent native engagement campaign with Denny's, America's iconic family diner MarketWire

INSIGHT's Jeff Karrenbauer Gives S&OP Presentation at CSCMP
INSIGHT, Inc., top international provider of planning solutions that power supply chain design for the world's foremost companies, announces that President and Co-Founder Dr. Jeffrey (Jeff) Karrenbauer presented on Sales and Operating Planning (S&OP) at the recent CSCMP Annual Global Conference MarketWire

WISeKey and the International Football Arena launch the official IFA WISfans Mobile App

Martinson(R) Coffee Launches #YouCantFakeReal Sweepstakes
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - October 28, 2013) - The Martinson® Coffee will hit the streets of New York City this fall to show New Yorkers why you can't fake real, kicking off the #YouCantFakeReal social media sweepstakes that will give one lucky winner a year's worth of free coffee[1] MarketWire

Monolith Software Introduces AssureNow(TM) Unified Service Assurance Solution That Automates Service-Oriented Operations and Drives Transformation
RICHARDSON, TX--(Marketwired - October 28, 2013) - Monolith Software, the leading provider of next generation service assurance solutions, today introduced AssureNow™, a unified, end-to-end service assurance solution to further unify, simplify, and now automate the service assurance process for IT and operations teams MarketWire

CBS's Hit Series "Undercover Boss" Places Alfred Angelo President Paul Quentel on the Front Lines of Bridal Mania
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - October 28, 2013) - Alfred Angelo, America's oldest and largest family-owned and operated bridal company, has outfitted brides for 80 years. The company's President, Paul Quentel, has witnessed many emotional moments with brides and their families, but never thought it would be his own employees who would tug his heartstrings the tightest.  MarketWire

Helix BioPharma Corp. Announces the Receipt of Subscription Agreements for a Net CDN$4.6 Million Private Placement
Helix BioPharma Corp. (TSX: HBP) (FRANKFURT: HBP), a biopharmaceutical company developing innovative drug candidates for the prevention and treatment of cancer, today announced it has received private placement subscription agreements for common shares and warrants for aggregate net proceeds in excess of CDN$4.6 million after expected expenses. MarketWire

Airo Health Introduces Flagship Wearable Health Monitor, the AIRO Wristband
Airo Health today reveals its flagship product, AIRO, a next-generation health-monitoring device. A sleek wristband that automatically monitors nutrition, stress, exercise and sleep, AIRO analyzes caloric consumption, stress patterns, daily exertion and sleep quality to provide actionable insights that coach users towards better overall health. MarketWire

Elite SEM Named Best Search Agency in America
Digital marketing agency, Elite SEM, has been named Best Agency by the US Search Awards. The Best Agency Award was presented to Elite SEM at an awards ceremony at PubCon, the premier social media and optimization conference and expo, in Las Vegas, NV on October 23, 2013. MarketWire

FONU2's Unique Social Commerce Platform to Allow for One-of-a-Kind Business Creation
FONU2 (OTCQB: FONU) (OTCBB: FONU) is pleased to announce a fast, easy and secure way for entrepreneurs to start their own business and begin earning capital right away, thanks to the soon-to-be-launched FONU2 Mobile App. Using FONU2's distinctive social commerce platform, members can register their new business via the mobile app or secure website MarketWire

Pacific Rim Mails Information Circular in Connection With Special Meeting
Pacific Rim Mining Corp MarketWire

Covanta Energy and Turning Earth Announce Partnership to Provide Organics Recycling to Connecticut Municipalities and Businesses
Covanta Energy Corporation (NYSE: CVA), a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy, and Turning Earth, LLC an integrated organics recycling company, today announced a new partnership to provide organics recycling to Connecticut municipalities and businesses MarketWire

Inaugural Boston Data Festival to Bring Data Leaders to Boston
Leading data executives, scientists and technologists will call Boston home during the first-ever Boston Data Festival on November 4-10. Organized by multiple data-centric meetup groups and volunteers, the Boston Data Festival will showcase the companies, both established and start-up, technologists and entrepreneurs driving the data revolution. MarketWire

Fruition Partners Named a 2013 HIRE POWER AWARD Honoree by Inc. Magazine
Inc. magazine today ranked Fruition Partners on its second annual Inc. HIRE POWER AWARD list, an exclusive ranking of the nation's top job creating private companies. Fruition Partners generated 114 jobs from Jan. 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013, placing it at #7 among private business job creators within Illinois and #12 nationally within the IT Services industry MarketWire

Serica Energy plc - Morocco Update
Serica Energy plc (TSX: SQZ) MarketWire

Worldwide Food Services, Inc. (WFSV) Officially Changes Name to Global Holdings, Inc. With New Symbol GBHD
Worldwide Food Services, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WFSV) announces that on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at the start of the trading day, 9:30AM ET, the Corporation now will trade under its new name GLOBAL HOLDINGS, INC. (Utah), symbol GBHD.OTC, and CUSIP number 37953Q101. MarketWire

Longreach Oil & Gas Limited: Significant Drilling Campaign Commences
Longreach Oil & Gas (TSX VENTURE: LOI) MarketWire

ActionView International Concludes Merger With Austex Holdings
ActionView International, Inc., (OTC Pink: AVEW) which previously announced a merger with Austex Holdings, Inc., a Texas-based company that operates a landscape and pool construction company headquartered in Austin, Texas, today confirmed that all terms of the merger have been satisfactorily concluded. The previous operations of ActionView, including the WCFC assets and liabilities, were sold MarketWire

As Seen On TV Launches First-Of-Its-Kind Crowdfunding Platform
As Seen On TV, Inc. (OTCQB: ASTV), a leading multi-platform product marketing company and online shopping destination, today announced the launch of its As Seen On TV crowdfunding platform. This first-of-its-kind platform, powered by software solution provider Launcht, Inc., reimagines crowdfunding to offer consumers direct access to the newest, most innovative products. MarketWire

Speedemissions, Inc. Acquires Seven Vehicle Emissions Testing Stores in Atlanta, GA
Speedemissions, Inc. (OTCQB: SPMI), a leading vehicle emissions testing and safety inspections company operating 36 stores in the Atlanta, Houston, St. Louis and Salt Lake City markets and developer of CARbonga and CARbonga-SRI, the revolutionary automobile diagnostic iPhone apps, today announced that it has acquired seven emission testing stores in the greater Atlanta, Georgia marketplace. MarketWire

StudentConnect Executes 5 Year Agreements With School Districts in Louisiana and South Carolina States
StudentConnect (, a wholly owned subsidiary of East Coast Diversified Corporation (OTCQB: ECDC), today announced it has executed 5 Year service agreements with School Districts in Louisiana and South Carolina States. MarketWire

Vizstar, Inc. CEO Kimberly Parry Announces Company Expands Its USDA Certified Organic Line to Over 100 Products
Vizstar, Inc. (OTC Pink: VIZS) CEO Kimberly Parry has announced Company's expansion of its USDA Certified organics line to over 100 products. MarketWire

UMKR/Vid3G, in Mobilization for Launch, Makes Video Demo Technology Available for Viewing
US MINE MAKERS, INC. (OTC Pink: UMKR)/Vid3G are proud to release via YouTube and the corporate website,, a video demonstration of our cutting edge technology. The video, which is approximately two minutes in length, shows how the video technology works on a mobile device, along with an overview of the product MarketWire

Slender: The Arrival Now Available on Steam
Midnight City, the recently founded indie label of Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative provider of games for the mass market, is proud to announce Blue Island Studios' Slender: The Arrival is available now on Steam for only $9.99. This upgraded experience now features extended content, a new creature to contend with and full optimization for Steam players. MarketWire

Platfora Big Data Analytics 3.0 Takes Center Stage at Strata + Hadoop World
Platfora is at Strata + Hadoop World in New York, October 28-30 to showcase its new product, Platfora Big Data Analytics 3.0, the breakthrough new Event Series Analytics offering, and demonstrate how companies are transforming their businesses into Fact-Based Enterprises. MarketWire Launches Next-Generation of Its Award-Winning Banking Platform
SMALL BUSINESS BANKING CONFERENCE --, the leader in integrated bill payment, invoicing and cash flow management solutions for businesses, today announced the next-generation of its Banking Platform MarketWire

LifeApps Digital Media Investors Riding a Wave of Favorable Growing Trends
LifeApps Digital Media, Inc. (OTCQB: LFAP) has impeccable timing. The San Diego based company has seen trends in its sector move strongly in favor of what they do best; in fact, you'd think the company's business model was plucked right from the headlines. MarketWire

Cellceutix Enters Into New $20 Million Common Stock Purchase Agreement With Aspire Capital Fund, LLC
Cellceutix Corporation (OTCQB: CTIX) (the "Company"), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing drugs to treat unmet medical conditions, today announced that it has entered into a new $20 million common stock purchase agreement (the "Purchase Agreement") with Aspire Capital Fund, LLC ("Aspire Capital"), an Illinois limited liability company MarketWire

It's About Time! Young The Giant Return With Eagerly Awaited Sophomore Album; Collection Heralded by First Single, "It's About Time," Available Today on the iTunes Store and All DSPs;"MIND OVER MATTER" Arrives on January 21st, 2014
Fueled By Ramen recording group Young The Giant has announced the release of their hugely anticipated sophomore album. "MIND OVER MATTER" arrives everywhere on January 21st, 2014. MarketWire

Business Confidence in the Canadian Economy Climbs to Three-Year High
Global business confidence is returning, encouraging a fresh attitude to risk-taking according to research published today by Sage. Through its annual Business Index, Sage surveyed more than 11,000 small and medium-sized businesses in 17 countries across the world and found that businesses are now more confident than they have been for three years. MarketWire

KonaRed-Sponsored Research Verifies Effectiveness of Coffee Fruit, Further Demonstrating Scientific Value of KonaRed Products
KonaRed Corporation ( ) (OTCQB: KRED), the developers of KonaRed nutritional products made from Hawaiian-sourced Kona Coffee Fruit, announced today positive results for the efficacy of coffee fruit on anti-inflammation, immunostimulatory and antiviral, further demonstrating the scientific value of KonaRed products. The announcement was made today by Mr MarketWire

CloudPassage Taps Veteran Technology CFO to Accelerate Company Growth
CloudPassage®, the leading cloud infrastructure security company, today announced the addition of Steve Shevick as Chief Financial Officer. Shevick brings a wealth of industry knowledge with 18 years of senior executive experience, including 10 years as CFO of public and private technology companies. MarketWire

Align Technology Announces Resignation of Vice President of International
Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN) today announced that Richard Twomey has resigned as the Company's vice president, international to serve as president and CEO of a leading global healthcare products and services company, based in Europe. Thomas M. Prescott, Align president and CEO, will assume primary responsibility for all international operations MarketWire

Klondex Completes Key Milestone to Enter Into Bulk Sampling Program
Klondex Mines Ltd. (TSX: KDX) (OTCQX: KLNDF), a Nevada gold exploration and development company, today completed the excavation of the secondary egress at its Fire Creek gold project. The hoist is set and is in the process of being commissioned. The secondary egress, including the ventilation system, is expected to be operational by mid-November. MarketWire

Pan Global Corp. Releases Chairman's Letter - "Our Commitment to Make Life Green -- Our Vision and Plans"
Pan Global, Corp. (OTCQB: PGLO) (the "Company") is pleased to release a letter from the Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors to its shareholders, discussing the Company's commitment to "Make Life Green," its vision and plans. MarketWire

Exterro Fusion(R) Bolstered With In-Place Preservation to Reduce ESI Spoliation Risks and E-Discovery Collection Costs
Exterro Inc., the leading provider of workflow-driven e-discovery software, today unveiled Fusion In-Place Preservation™. The new advancement will help enterprises reduce electronically stored information (ESI) spoliation risks and e-discovery collection costs by automatically suspending and reinstating document retention policies based on legal hold notification status MarketWire

Square Businesses in Canada Now Accepting American Express Payments
Square, the company making commerce easy for everyone, today announced that Canadian Square customers are now able to accept American Express and JCB credit card payments with Square. Small and mobile business owners who use Square can now process American Express, VISA, MasterCard and JCB payments for the low rate of 2.75%. MarketWire

Highpower International Delivers Electrical Vehicle (EV) Battery System to Harbin Institute of Technology
Highpower International, Inc. (NASDAQ: HPJ), a developer, manufacturer, and marketer of nickel-metal hydride (Ni-MH) and lithium rechargeable batteries and battery solutions, today announced that it successfully delivered an advanced electric vehicle (EV) battery system to the Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) MarketWire

OTC Stocks Making Big Changes and Headlines
Swordfish Financial, Inc. (OTCQB: SWRF) is a financial company designed to acquire undercapitalized assets with a high level of profitability in the digital, entertainment and Smart technology industries. SFI develops capital while providing valuable opportunity of loans and or investment in, small and medium sized organizations with the goal of increasing investor value MarketWire

Micro Cap Stocks With Undergoing Expansion
E-Waste Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: EWSI) provides waste electric and electronic equipment processing services in the United Kingdom and internationally. The company is also involved in the provision of end-to-end solutions in IT asset recovery, e-waste management, and electronics reverse logistics MarketWire

Small Cap Specialists Issues Research on Public Companies That Have Expansion Plans on the Horizon
Cyber Kiosk Solutions, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CYBK) distributes Company owned kiosk machines and tablets under the brand name Cyber-Thingy™ to earn residual revenues and/or sell kiosk machines to earn up-front and residual revenues MarketWire

Indi(R) Announces Availability of Xpresys(TM) Lung Blood Test With Potential to Help Physicians Identify More Lung Nodules as Likely Benign and More Patients as Possible Candidates for Active Surveillance Instead of Invasive Procedures

Y&R Sponsors Boot Camp for Digital Start-Ups
Y&R (Y&R Advertising and VML) announced today that on Tuesday, October 29, it will sponsor a Boot Camp for Digital Start-Ups, a half-day conference via its Sparkplug (innovation incubator) program, with some of the best minds in the industry MarketWire

BETS SeanieMac Announces Two Major New Partnership Deals
SeanieMac International, Inc. (OTCQB: BETS), doing business as SeanieMac Limited, the parent company of the all-Irish online sports & casino wagering website, today announced the signing of two major partnerships. MarketWire

Digital Ally Files Suit to Halt Threats of Alleged Patent Infringement by Utility Associates, Inc.
Digital Ally, Inc. (NASDAQ: DGLY), which develops, manufactures and markets advanced video surveillance products for law enforcement, homeland security and commercial applications, today announced that it has filed a lawsuit to eliminate threats by Utility Associates, Inc. ("Utility") of alleged patent infringement regarding U.S. Patent No. 6,831,556 (the '556 patent). MarketWire

Avatier Releases Role Mining Recommendations
Avatier Corp., a leader in risk-driven identity management software, has just released recommendations for companies mining roles to determine appropriate access for their workers. The three key areas for examination are detailed in "Role Mining's Tremendous Value to Identity Management Automation" by Ryan Ward, Avatier's Chief Innovation Officer. MarketWire

QuickLogic and Sensor Platforms, Inc. (SPI) Collaborate to Deliver Always-On Context Awareness for Smartphones
QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ: QUIK) MarketWire

Steve Dufour Joins CyberUnited as Chief Operating Officer
CyberUnited, a leading insider threat security informatics company, today announced that Steve Dufour has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer. He is an accomplished global IT services executive with more than 30 years of experience in executive management consulting, information technology and outsourcing. MarketWire

Axxess Pharma Inc. Signs Exclusive World-Wide License to Market and Sell TapouT Brand Vitamins & Minerals Pain Relief and Muscle Recovery Products
Axxess Pharma Inc MarketWire

Edwards Lifesciences Reports Solid Third Quarter Results
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, today reported net income for the quarter ended September 30, 2013 of $77 million, or $0.68 per diluted share, compared to net income of $69 million, or $0.58 per diluted share, for the same period in 2012 MarketWire

iCan Benefit Named as a Hero of the US Economy
New York City based Inc. magazine, publisher of business news tailored to growing companies, has named the winners of their 2nd annual Hire Power Awards -- prestigious recognition presented to private companies that improve the lives and communities in which they operate by creating desperately needed jobs in their communities. MarketWire

CONMED Corporation Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend by 33%
CONMED Corporation (NASDAQ: CNMD) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per share, payable on January 6, 2014 to all shareholders of record as of December 16, 2013. This quarterly dividend declaration represents an increase of 33% compared to the most recent $0.15 per share quarterly cash dividend MarketWire

Searchlight Minerals Corp. Announces Extension of Certain Outstanding Warrants
Searchlight Minerals Corp. (OTCBB: SRCH) ("Searchlight" or the "Company") today announced the extension of the term of certain of its outstanding warrants. MarketWire

PivotDesk Paves the Way for Startups, Expanding Business Into Six Major Markets
Today, PivotDesk announced it has launched its service in Boston and Portland, accompanying its existing presence in Denver, Boulder, San Francisco and New York. The dual-city launch is attributed to entrepreneurial and SMB demand, which has also driven new product features and enhancements, and expansion of the PivotDesk team MarketWire

AeroGrow Retains Genesis Select for Investor Relations
AeroGrow International, Inc. (OTCQB: AERO) ("AeroGrow" or the "Company"), which sells the AeroGarden® line of soil-free indoor gardens, seed kits, and accessory items, announced that they have retained Genesis Select for investor relations services. MarketWire

ISC8 Announces Expansion in Asia Pacific Region
ISC8® Inc. (OTCBB: ISCI) ("ISC8" or the "Company"), a provider of intelligent cybersecurity solutions, today announced the opening of a new office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in support of the projected growth of business within South East Asia. MarketWire

ReflexCES' Aurora-Like 64B/66B IP Core Enables Mixed Vendor FPGA Designs
ReflexCES, a provider of Modified-Off-The-Shelf (MOTS) solutions for embedded and complex systems, today announced the release of its new FPGA Aurora-like 64B/66B IP core, a turnkey solution enabling designers of complex systems to interconnect Xilinx and Altera high speed transceiver FPGAs. Based on Altera FPGAs, the new IP core supports 64B/66B encoding and high-speed interfaces up to 14 MarketWire

SoftLayer, an IBM Company and Cloudera Launch Turnkey Big Data Solutions on Bare Metal Servers
SoftLayer, an IBM Company, and Cloudera, a leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop™, today announced the availability of turnkey, multi-server SoftLayer infrastructure solutions running Cloudera platform MarketWire

Infinity Resources Holdings Corp. Changes Name to Quest Resource Holding Corporation
Infinity Resources Holdings Corp. (OTCQB: IRHC) announced that effective October 28, 2013 it is changing its name to Quest Resource Holding Corporation and has a new trading symbol of "QRHC MarketWire

AV Homes Announces a New Master-Planned Community in Florida
AV Homes, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVHI) has announced the development of Waterview, a new 282-acre master-planned community in Kissimmee, Florida. MarketWire

Play-i Launches Crowdfunding Campaign to Produce Bo & Yana, Robots That Make Learning to Program Fun
Play-i (, a company passionate about making programming fun and easy to learn for the next generation, today announced the launch of its crowdfunding campaign ( to produce robots that children can play with and program. Play-i's mission is to give young children an engaging platform where they can experience the joy and magic of programming at a young age. MarketWire

VIP Announces WITS 2014 - Women in Technology Scholarship, Supports Women Pursuing a Career in IT
Visionary Integration Professionals (VIP) has announced its 7th annual Women in Technology Scholarship (WITS) program. WITS 2014 will support women who are enrolled at, or are accepted into, a two or four year college or university in the United States for the 2014 school year. MarketWire

Centrify Further Secures Today's Leading Cloud and Mobile Apps Through New Technology Partner Program

Applied Minerals, Inc. and OPF Enterprises, LLC to Develop Ceramic Proppants Utilizing the Dragon Mine Clay Resource

NetCitadel and Webroot Partner to Bring Security Intelligence to the Enterprise
NetCitadel, Inc., the pioneer in innovative threat management solutions, and Webroot, a leader in cloud-based security intelligence solutions, today announced their partnership to deliver enhanced security intelligence and threat context to enterprises facing sophisticated security attacks and Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs). MarketWire

Bluewolf Launches Cloud Operational Readiness (CORe) and Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)
Bluewolf, the global consulting firm, today launched its Cloud Operational Readiness (Bluewolf CORe) service offering and Application Lifecycle Management (Bluewolf ALM) tool, both key elements of its growing Cloud Governance practice, aimed at helping customers build and sustain a heightened pace of innovation. MarketWire

Stellar Biotechnologies Presents Preclinical Poster on Clostridium Difficile Active Immunotherapy at Vaccine Congress
Stellar Biotechnologies, Inc. ("Stellar" or "the Company") (OTCQB: SBOTF) (TSX VENTURE: KLH), announced today the presentation of a preclinical poster at the 7th Vaccine and ISV Congress being held in Sitges, Spain, October 27-29, 2013 MarketWire

Altia Systems Announces New Investment by Naya Ventures and Adds Industry Veteran Dayakar Puskoor to Board of Directors
Altia Systems, developer of the award-winning PanaCast system that is redefining the world of video and web collaboration, today announced that it has raised $6.7 million to date, including a recent investment by Naya Ventures, a new type of venture capital firm specializing in emerging growth companies in the mobile and cloud market MarketWire

LiveWire Ergogenics, Inc. Announces Continued Nationwide Expansion With Valley Supply Inc.
LiveWire Ergogenics, Inc. (OTCQB: LVVV) CEO Bill Hodson announced today that the company's flagship product, LiveWire Energy chews, will be distributed through Valley Supply Inc., which serves over 900 stores in Ohio, West Virginia, Michigan, and Pennsylvania which includes Duchess Shops and Certified Oil. MarketWire

Plumas Bancorp Completes Repurchase of TARP Preferred Securities
Plumas Bancorp (NASDAQ: PLBC), a bank holding company and the parent company of Plumas Bank, announced that on October 25, 2013, Plumas Bancorp (the "Company") repurchased the remaining 3,133 shares of the Company's Fixed Rate Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series A; liquidation preference of $1,000 per share (the "Preferred Shares") from a third party private investor MarketWire

Find&Save Survey Delves Into the Mind of a Black Friday Shopper
The 2013 Find&Save Black Friday Shopping Survey Shows How, When and Why They Shop Analysis and Infographic Compares Night Owl vs MarketWire

It's Not Just for Halloween! Why Decorating With Orange Is Red Hot
From Halloween jack-o-lanterns, to the graceful landscapes of fall foliage, orange is no doubt a popular color this time of year. But what about inside your house? Orange combines the fiery energy of red and the soothing happiness of yellow -- making for an energetic combination MarketWire

Eastern Canada Helps Cliffs Natural Resources in Third-Quarter 2013 as Iron Ore Volumes Decline, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- With an impending change in leadership, Cliffs Natural Resources Incorporated (NYSE:CLF) (Cleveland, Ohio) produced a third-quarter 2013 revenue of $1.5 billion, about the same as the third quarter of 2012 MarketWire

Two Units at Dairyland Power Cooperative's Alma Power Plant in Wisconsin Suspended Indefinitely, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Dairyland Power Cooperative's Alma plant will soon see its last days of operations. The cooperative announced on October 21 that it will indefinitely suspend operations of units 4 and 5 at the Alma coal-fired plant in western Wisconsin MarketWire

Restaurant Employees Rally the Public for Online Votes as They Compete for a Chance at "Voice of McDonald's" Title
The 25 most talented U.S.-based restaurant employees of McDonald's Corp. and its independent owner/operators are competing for a chance to win the Voice of McDonald's singing competition, and they're calling on the public to help cast the votes needed to send them on to the finals MarketWire

Telco Consortium Selects BTI Systems Solutions to Increase Scale and Simplify Multi-Carrier Network
BTI Systems, the software and networking leader empowering content and service providers to capitalize on trends in cloud services, mobility and Internet video, today announced that Comcentric Networking has deployed BTI's Metro Networking Solution to provide wavelength scalability, simplify operational complexities and ease the delivery of new services. MarketWire

Symetis Announces a Symbolic Milestone: the 1000th Patient Implanted with ACURATE TA(TM)
Symetis Inc., a privately-owned Swiss company focused on transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) systems announced today that it has achieved a symbolic milestone: the implantation of the 1000th ACURATE TA™ transaortic valve. MarketWire

On One Year Anniversary of Super Storm Sandy the GridWise Alliance Comments on Lessons Learned
The GridWise® Alliance (GWA), the leading coalition advocating for the modernization of the nation's electric system, issued a call to action to implement greater grid modernization capabilities, as we approach the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy MarketWire

Directions Magazine Announces Location Intelligence 2014 With Oracle, HERE and the Eclipse Foundation as Corporate Partners
Directions Magazine's Location Intelligence 2014 conference will be held May 19-21, 2014, in Washington, D.C. at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. MarketWire

Nashua Transit System Gains Greater Operational Efficiencies Across Demand Response and Fixed Route Services With RouteMatch Software 6 Platform
Nashua Transit System, CityBus, recently upgraded their RouteMatch Software intelligent transportation system to the latest RouteMatch 6 platform as well as added tablet mobile data devices aboard their vans and buses to improve scheduling demands. Nashua Transit System is a public transportation provider offering fixed route and demand response services MarketWire

STA Group Practice Director Appointed to Prominent Business Architecture Organizations' Board of Directors
Chicago-based business and technology consulting firm STA Group, LLC ( announced today that its Business Architecture Practice Director, Whynde Melaragno, was recently appointed to Business Architects Association (BAA™) Executive Board as an Officer at Large MarketWire

Sefaira Named a Finalist for 2013 Red Herring 100 Global Award
Sefaira announced today that it has been selected as a finalist for Red Herring's 2013 Top 100 Global award, a prestigious recognition honoring the year's most audacious and far-reaching private technology companies and entrepreneurs from across the globe MarketWire

The Oxford Princeton Programme Energy Training Courses Provide View of Changing Energy Landscape
Pioneers and market leaders in energy education and training, The Oxford Princeton Programme today announced its 2014 Global Course Catalogue. The 2014 course offerings were developed to help energy professionals keep pace with changes in policy and the global market demand that is reshaping the manner in which the oil, gas, power and other energy sectors conduct business. MarketWire

Profitable Developments, Inc. Agrees to Acquire Multi-Million Dollar Land Parcels
Profitable Developments, Inc. (OTC Pink: PRDL), a Property Development Company, today announced that it has signed a letter of intent to acquire a quantity of land parcels on the Coral Coast, Florida. Situated between Sarasota and Marco Island, is Cape Coral located on Florida's heavily bankable Gulf Coast. MarketWire

Rare Holiday Overlap Yields New Simply to Impress Thanksgivvukah Cards
Simply to Impress (, the popular online destination for personalized event announcements, party invitations, birth announcements, holiday cards and much more, is excited to offer a new line of custom cards celebrating the once-in-a-lifetime holiday overlap of Thanksgiving and Hanukkah. MarketWire

Magellan Gives Snowbirds Safe Trips South This Winter With Its RoadMate RV GPS Navigators
Magellan, the leader for innovative GPS navigation devices, offers snowbirds heading south this winter several RoadMate RV GPS navigators with Magellan's leading safety, convenience and trip-planning features. The 5" Magellan RoadMate RV5365T-LMB and 7" RoadMate RV9365T-LMB feature RV-friendly functions for drivers of recreational vehicles who are traveling to warmer climates this winter. MarketWire

Subsentio Retains Merchant & Gould and Files Patent for Safe Harbor Probe(TM)
Subsentio, the first name in lawful intercept, has retained Merchant & Gould, a national leader in intellectual property law, to safeguard exclusive technologies designed and deployed by Subsentio. MarketWire

AMERICAN SYSTEMS Selected as CARE Award Winner for Third Consecutive Year
AMERICAN SYSTEMS, a leading provider of federal IT and engineering solutions, today announced it has been named a winner of the Northern Virginia Family Service (NVFS) 2013 CARE (Companies As Responsive Employers) Award. The award recognizes companies that offer innovative, supportive and family-friendly policies MarketWire

People With Disabilities See Higher Quarterly Unemployment; Veterans Unemployment Stable, Allsup Finds
The third-quarter unemployment rate for people with disabilities increased, reaching its highest level for 2013 MarketWire

CFS2 Meets OCC Best Practices for Bank Loan Sales to Debt Buyers
CFS2, a premier purchaser of charged off consumer debt, today reported that it is fully in compliance with the newly announced "Best Practices" from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. MarketWire

Hansen Medical Announces Third Quarter 2013 Results Conference Call
Hansen Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: HNSN), a global leader in intravascular robotics, today announced that it will release its financial and operating results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2013 after market close on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. MarketWire

Salem Talk Host Receives Doctorate of Ministry Degree
Salem Radio Talk Show Host Don Kroah has been referred to as Doctor before, but now he really IS one. Salem Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: SALM), a leading U.S MarketWire

SoundCure Announces Results of Tinnitus Patient Study: Serenade Software Enables Clinicians to Diagnose Hypermonitoring
SoundCure today announces results of a patient study quantifying how patients with tinnitus (ringing in the ears) "hypermonitor" their tinnitus, the neurological phenomenon of perceiving tinnitus to be much louder than it is when measured objectively MarketWire

Enservio Makes It Easier for Carriers to Pay Claims Quickly
Enservio, Inc. ("Enservio"), the nation's leading provider of software and services to property insurers, today announced QuickStart. QuickStart is a new capability of Enservio's ReStore Payments™ solution that significantly reduces the time required to deploy a payments system, making it easier for carriers and adjusters to get funds into the hands of insureds and settle claims quickly. MarketWire

Perfect Teeth's Brighter Schools, Brighter Smiles Campaign Benefits Local Schools
PERFECT TEETH™, a network of dental offices in Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona operated by Birner Dental Management Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: BDMS), recently collected more than 13,000 school supplies during its Brighter Schools, Brighter Smiles campaign, directly benefiting thousands of children at 66 community schools. MarketWire

eMerchantPay Will Be Exhibiting at the World Travel Market 2013 in London
eMerchantPay Group, the trusted global leader in international payment processing for e-commerce, alternative solutions, recurring bill payments, virtual terminals and more announced today that the company will exhibit at the leading travel industry tradeshow - the World Travel Market 2013 (4-7 November) at ExCeL - London MarketWire

REMINDER: PeriGen's Kathryn Townsend Discusses Leveraging EHR Data to Enhance Risk Management on ASHRM Panel
WHAT: Kathryn Eblen Townsend, RN, JD, ARM, CPHRM, LHRM, Director of Client Insurance Programs for PeriGen, will join other risk and safety professionals on a four-member industry partner panel -- "Analyzing Data Analytics" -- at the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management's (ASHRM) Annual Conference & Exhibition MarketWire

evolphin Software Announces Chris Williams as Senior VP of Sales
evolphin Software, developer of the Operating System for the creative organization, today announced the appointment of Chris Williams as Sr. VP of Global Sales. Mr. Williams, who led sales organizations at multiple technology companies, including Pace, Avaya, SBC and Nortel, will guide evolphin's sales strategy, execution and operations, as the company enters a rapid growth phase. MarketWire

Ardent Leisure Selects Brocade to Deliver Seamless Entertainment Experience
Visitors to Dreamworld, Australia's largest theme park, will soon be enjoying wireless Internet access that is every bit as good as the park's 50 rides and attractions thanks to a major network upgrade program being rolled out by its owner, the Ardent Leisure Group (ASX: AAD) MarketWire

Alpha Network Alliance Ventures, Inc. Develop and Introduce a New Platform Features for the Retail Affiliate Members of
Alpha Network Alliance Ventures, Inc. (OTCQB: ANAV) has developed and introduce a new platform features to establish the retail affiliate program that cater to those members who become affiliates of MarketWire

Old National's 3rd Quarter Includes Entry Into Michigan, Strong Credit and Stable Net Interest Margin
Old National Bancorp (NASDAQ: ONB) -- MarketWire

Expensify Selects Oracle Sales Cloud to Empower Growing Sales Team
Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) MarketWire

Los Alamos National Laboratory Extends Contract With Locus Technologies for Four More Years
Locus Technologies (Locus), the industry leader in Web-based environmental software, announced today that Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) has chosen to extend its contract with Locus for four more years. MarketWire

Future Valmet to deliver power boiler upgrade and repair to Arauco in Chile
Metso Corporation's press release on October 28, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. local time GlobeNewswire

SYGNIS AG successfully completes Rights Offering and Private Placement
SYGNIS AG /SYGNIS AG successfully completes Rights Offering and Private Placement. 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

Pohjolan Sanomat to shift its print edition from a seven-day to a five-day publication
Alma Media CorporationPress Release   28 October 2013 at 10:05 GlobeNewswire

Prosafe SE: Q3 2013 results and webcast/teleconference on 7 November 2013
Prosafe SE will publish its results for the third quarter of 2013 on 7 November 2013 at approx. 08:30 a.m. Central European Time (CET). In connection with the release, Karl Ronny Klungtvedt, CEO and Martin Kolnes, Executive Director Corporate Accounting will hold a webcast/teleconference the same day at 02:00 p.m. CET. GlobeNewswire

Sampo's interim report for January - September 2013 will be published on 5 November 2013
SAMPO PLC                STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE       28 October 2013 at 9.15 am GlobeNewswire

Veidekke ASA : Veidekke to build a slaughterhouse for Nortura in Eidsberg
Veidekke Entreprenør has been commissioned to build a new chicken and turkey slaughterhouse at Hærland in Eidsberg, Østfold. This is a turnkey contract for Nortura SA, with a contract value of NOK 107 million excluding VAT. GlobeNewswire

Telstra and Ericsson conduct world's first LTE broadcast on live network

Cargotec's financial information in 2014

Wolters Kluwer Health Investor Seminar
Alphen aan den Rijn (October 28, 2013) - Wolters Kluwer, a global leader in professional information services, will host a seminar today for analysts and institutional investors covering its Health division. GlobeNewswire

Telenor CEO Jon Fredrik Baksaas Elected Chairman of GSMA
(Fornebu, Norway - 28 October 2013) The GSMA has elected Telenor President and CEO Jon Fredrik Baksaas to serve as GSMA Chairman for the remainder of the current Board term through December 2014. The GSMA represents nearly 800 of the world's mobile operators. Baksaas replaces Franco Bernabé. GlobeNewswire

WISeKey signs with CR Vasco da Gama to enhance their global fan base ecosystem engagement with WISfans

Publicis Groupe : Acquisition of Interactive Solutions

GHENT, Belgium, 28 October 2013 - Ablynx [Euronext Brussels: ABLX] today announced that pre-clinical proof-of-concept data from ALX-0761, a Nanobody® partnered with Merck Serono, will be presented at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), 26 to 30 October 2013, San Diego, California. GlobeNewswire

AkzoNobel opens new coatings plant in India
October 28, 2013 GlobeNewswire

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