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Neste Oil's renewable diesel helped reduce the carbon footprint of some major events this summer
Neste Oil CorporationPress release20 August 2014 at 10.00 a.m. (EET) GlobeNewswire

Pop Songstress Kanisha K's 'Bring Me Home' Holds Steady in the Top Ten on the FMQB AC40 Chart -- in the Company of Superstars Ed Sheeran, Justin Timberlake, Paramore and OneRepublic -- While Rising on the Billboard AC Indicator and Mediabase A/C Charts
Kanisha K's ( summer hit "Bring Me Home" made it to the Top Ten on the FMQB AC40 Chart last week -- and now she's getting comfortable, holding steady this week at #10 while sharing chart space with pop superstars Ed Sheeran, Ingrid Michaelson, Justin Timberlake, OneRepublic and Paramore, Canadian sensation Frank D'Angelo and emerging stars Sam Smith and Nico & Vinz. MarketWire

Star Bulk Carriers Corp. Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter and First Half of 2014
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 its unaudited financial and operating results for the second quarter and the first half of 2014. MarketWire

Blue Line Protection Group Announces New Security Services Contract With Colorado's Largest Marijuana Dispensary
Blue Line Protection Group, Inc. (OTCBB: BLPG) (OTCQB: BLPG), a leader in providing regulatory compliance, security consultation and protection services to high-value asset industries, today announced that the Company has entered into a new contract with Medicine Man to provide armed guard services for its retail cannabis dispensary in Denver, CO. MarketWire

North American Pharma-Biotech Sector to Wrap Up Construction on 157 Projects Worth $1.3 Billion in Third-Quarter 2014, an Industrial Info News Alert
Reported by Annette Kreuger, Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Midway through the third quarter of 2014, the Pharmaceutical-Biotech Industry is busy finishing an impressive array of capital construction projects. The sector is on target to complete construction on a total of 156 North American capital projects MarketWire

Cypress Development Corp. : Cypress Phase 2 Drill Program Begins at Gunman Zinc-Silver Project, Nevada
Cypress Development Corp. /Cypress Development Corp. : Cypress Phase 2 Drill Program Begins at Gunman Zinc-Silver Project, Nevada . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

UPDATE - Microsystems Releases EagleEye 3.0
DOWNERS GROVE, IL--(Marketwired - August 20, 2014) - Microsystems announces the release of Version 3.0 of EagleEye, the most widely used Agreement Checker software, which enables lawyers and their law firms to reduce time spent manually checking documents by as much as 90%. MarketWire

AYSO Soccer Turns 50
TORRANCE, CA--(Marketwired - August 20, 2014) - This September, the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) celebrates 50 years as America's oldest and most beloved national youth soccer organization. Founded in 1964 in Torrance, Calif. by a group of soccer enthusiasts, AYSO started out in a founder's garage with just nine teams and a vision to enrich children's lives through soccer MarketWire

American Realty Advisors and Conor Commercial Announce Leed Silver Certification for Cherry Logistics Industrial Project
GLENDALE, CA--(Marketwired - August 20, 2014) - American Realty Advisors, in partnership with Conor Commercial Real Estate, a member of The McShane Companies, announced today that Cherry Logistics Center, a newly completed industrial development located in Newark, California, has received LEED Silver certification under the U.S MarketWire

Webb Chemical Service Corp. Awarded NACD's 2014 Responsible Distribution Excellence Award
ARLINGTON, VA--(Marketwired - August 20, 2014) - Today, the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) announced Webb Chemical Service Corporation as the winner of the 2014 Responsible Distribution Excellence Award at this year's ChemEdge conference, the premier operation and management event for the chemical distribution industry hosted by NACD MarketWire

UPDATE - BBN Launches Private Marketplace for IPG's Magna Global
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - August 20, 2014) - BBN, the global leader of large-scale B2B digital marketing solutions, today announced the launch of its automated private marketplace exclusively populated with business decision makers MarketWire

Federal Court Upholds Continuant's $60M Antitrust Award
CAMDEN, NJ--(Marketwired - August 20, 2014) - A New Jersey federal court has denied telecom giant Avaya's motion for a new trial against Washington State-based Continuant, upholding Continuant's $20 million award for Avaya's anti-competitive conduct. Http:// MarketWire

Microsystems Releases EagleEye 3.0
DOWNERS GROVE, IL--(Marketwired - August 20, 2014) - Microsystems announces the release of Version 3.0 of EagleEye, the most widely used Agreement Checker software, which enables lawyers and their law firms to reduce time spent manually checking documents by as much as 90%. MarketWire

In Midst of Demographic Shift, Henry Cardenas Leads His Respected Experiential Marketing Firm & Dreams of Bringing Spain's "El Clasico" to the U.S.
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - August 20, 2014) - Henry Cardenas knows how to put on a good show. He's been doing it for 30 years. The Cali, Colombia born experiential marketing and live events marketing entrepreneur continues to do what he does best with the same passion and engagement that he felt executing his very first live music show back in the early 1980s.  MarketWire

Quincy Bioscience Recognized in Inc. 500/5000 List of America's Fastest Growing Companies for Third Consecutive Year
MADISON, WI--(Marketwired - August 20, 2014) - Quincy Bioscience, a Wisconsin-based biotech company, has been included in the Inc. 500|5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in the nation, for the third consecutive year. Ranking at No. 2,941, Quincy Bioscience is honored again to be grouped with the most successful businesses in the United States. MarketWire

Nexus Direct Celebrates 10 Years of Delivering Results for Clients
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA--(Marketwired - August 20, 2014) - Nexus Direct, an independent full-service direct marketing agency, celebrated its tenth anniversary of delivering extraordinary results for corporate, political, non-profit and association clients MarketWire

Uplisting Boot Camp in NYC Was a Tremendous Success, Now Heading to Los Angeles
LUTZ, FL--(Marketwired - August 20, 2014) - Uplisting Boot Camp hosted its inaugural event Friday, August 8, in New York City. Organizers ClearTrust and Equisolve are now gearing up for their second Uplisting Boot Camp event to be held September 19, in Los Angeles. MarketWire

Conway Could Clinch Second Straight Championship in Virginia
DANVILLE, VA--(Marketwired - August 20, 2014) - A season of consistent speed could produce a second consecutive Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America championship for Kevin Conway at the next two rounds of the series, Aug. 23-24 at Virginia International Raceway. MarketWire

LaunchPoint Named #100 on Inc. 500's Fastest-Growing Companies
ITASCA, IL--(Marketwired - August 20, 2014) - LaunchPoint, parent company of Discovery Health Partners and Ajilitee and a provider of cloud-based healthcare analytic solutions and services, has been named the 100th fastest-growing private company in the U.S., according to Inc. Magazine's annual Inc. 500 list. With revenue of $12 MarketWire

Chanticleer Holdings Announces $526,106 Cash Distribution From Investment in Hooters of America
CHARLOTTE, NC--(Marketwired - August 20, 2014) - Chanticleer Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOTR) (Chanticleer Holdings, or the "Company"), owner and operator of multiple restaurant brands internationally and domestically, announced today that the Company has received a $526,106 cash distribution from its investment in Hooters® of America ("HOA"). MarketWire

Eco-Shift Power Corp Announces Push Into the Texas Auto Market With an Agreement to Retrofit Six Auto Malls
CAMBRIDGE, ON--(Marketwired - August 20, 2014) - Eco-Shift Power (OTCQB: ECOP), one of Canada's leading energy management and lighting firms, announced today a Letter of Intent with the Payne Auto Group to retrofit 6 auto dealerships under the ECOP Energy Efficiency Lighting Retrofit Program MarketWire

Adventure Gold Appoints Mario Caron to the Board of Directors
MONTREAL, QC--(Marketwired - August 20, 2014) - Adventure Gold Inc. (TSX VENTURE: AGE) (the "Company"), is pleased to announce the nomination of Mr. Mario Caron P.Eng. to the Board of Directors, effective August 19th, 2014. MarketWire

Victory Energy Corporation Issues Updated Reserve Report
AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - August 20, 2014) - Victory Energy Corporation, (OTCQX: VYEY) ("Victory" or "the Company") a rapidly growing, Permian Basin focused oil and gas company, today issued an updated reserve report showing a 62.6% increase in the PV-10 value of its reserves based on a report issued by Cambrian Management Ltd MarketWire

Duda Ranks NO. 185 on Inc. Magazine's 33rd Annual List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies-the Inc. 5000
PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - August 20, 2014) - Inc. magazine today ranked Duda NO. 185 on its 33rd annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy-America's independent entrepreneurs MarketWire

ServiceMaster Employees Preparing for Ambitious Volunteer Effort
MEMPHIS, TN--(Marketwired - August 20, 2014) - ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SERV), a leading provider of essential residential and commercial services, announced that more than a thousand of its employees will undertake simultaneous volunteer efforts across the country in celebration of the company's second annual We Serve Day on Friday, August 22.  MarketWire

Healthy Outlook for Commercial Real Estate Markets According to Research Report
IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - August 20, 2014) -, LLC, the nation's leading online real estate marketplace, today released its Q2 2014 Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Market Monitor Report™, which shows commercial real estate transaction metrics trending in a positive direction, with deal volume and pricing shifting upward as cap rates and risk premiums decline. MarketWire

Neotys Partners With Tata Consultancy Services to Deliver Application Performance Testing for Web and Mobile Applications
WALTHAM, MA--(Marketwired - August 20, 2014) - Neotys, a leader in easy-to-use, cost effective load testing tools for web and mobile applications, today announced that Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has selected NeoLoad, the company's leading load and performance testing solution, to deliver end-to-end application performance testing services. MarketWire

Highlights for Children, Inc. Introduces Let's Grow
COLUMBUS, OH--(Marketwired - August 20, 2014) - For parents, everyday moments spent with their babies -- whether strolling through the park, splashing in the bath tub or sharing a story at bedtime -- are times to treasure MarketWire

HEIDENHAIN's MSE 1000 Multiplexor Revolutionizes Multipoint Gauging
SCHAUMBURG, IL--(Marketwired - August 20, 2014) - HEIDENHAIN's introduction of the MSE 1000 modular multiplexor at IMTS 2012 brought revolutionary multi-channel electronics to metrology applications MarketWire

Robinson+Cole Brings Relativity In-House
CHICAGO, IL and HARTFORD, CT--(Marketwired - August 20, 2014) - kCura, developers of the e-discovery software Relativity, today announced that Robinson+Cole has licensed Relativity. Ranked among the top 200 largest law firms in the United States, Robinson+Cole's clients range from Fortune 500s to start-ups, as well as nonprofit and government organizations. MarketWire

Eagle Eye Selects Rackspace DevOps Automation to Help Deploy Applications Faster
LONDON, UK--(Marketwired - August 20, 2014) - Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced that Eagle Eye, a UK leader in digital consumer engagement, will use the Rackspace DevOps Automation service to manage a cloud-based infrastructure which supports its product network for offers, vouchers and reward transactions. MarketWire

BBN Launches Private Marketplace for IPG's Magna Global
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - August 20, 2014) - BBN, the global leader of large-scale B2B digital marketing solutions, today announced the launch of its automated private marketplace exclusively populated with business decision makers MarketWire

Ten Strauss Troy Attorneys Named 2015 Best Lawyers by U.S. News - Best Lawyers(R)
CINCINNATI, OH--(Marketwired - August 20, 2014) - Law firm Strauss Troy, with offices in OH and KY, announced that 10 of its attorneys have been honored as 2015 Best Lawyers by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers®. MarketWire

Hanfeng Evergreen Inc. Announces Appointment of Receiver and Court Approval of the Sale of Its Heilongjiang Subsidiary
Hanfeng Evergreen Inc. ("Hanfeng" or the "Company") announced today that, pursuant to an application by the Company in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice heard earlier today, Ernst & Young Inc MarketWire

The Top 2 SIP Trunk Providers That Make Communication Easier for Businesses, Announced by
There are all sorts of financial hurdles that a business goes through on their road to success, and one of the biggest ones is discovering a way to communicate easily with their partners, clients, or customers MarketWire

Heliae Accelerates Efforts to Expand Commercialization Opportunities
Heliae, a leader in the development of advanced algae production technologies, announced a new phase of technical development and commercialization at the company MarketWire

Barona Band of Mission Indians to Celebrate Traditional Native American Culture at 44th Annual Powwow
The Barona Band of Mission Indians invites San Diego to experience Native American dancing, music and cuisine at the 44th annual Barona Powwow at the Barona Indian Reservation's brand new Sports Park, located just one mile north of Barona Resort & Casino. The celebration starts on Friday, August 29 with gourd dancing at 6 p.m. and grand entry at 7 p.m MarketWire

Algeco Scotsman Releases Second Quarter 2014 Financial Information
Algeco/Scotsman Holding S.à r.l. (together with its subsidiaries, "Algeco Scotsman"), the leading global business services provider of modular space, secure portable storage solutions and remote workforce accommodations, today announced that its subsidiary, Algeco/Scotsman Global S.à r.l MarketWire

Hyatt Regency La Jolla Offers an Endless Summer for Travelers With 25% Off Daily Room Rate
Extend summer with a limited time offer from the Hyatt Regency La Jolla. The Hyatt's Endless Summer promotion offers guests the opportunity to experience the recently remodeled Southern California property at a reduced price MarketWire

First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. Declares Third Quarter Cash Dividend of $0.08 per Share
First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. ("First Midwest") (NASDAQ: FMBI), the holding company for First Midwest Bank, announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend on the Company's common stock of $0.08 per share MarketWire

Integral Ad Science Named One of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies on the Inc. 500 List
Inc. magazine today ranked Integral Ad Science No. 115 on its 33rd annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy -- America's independent entrepreneurs MarketWire

Micrel Board Increases Amount Authorized Under Share Repurchase Plan
Micrel, Incorporated (NASDAQ: MCRL), a leading global manufacturer of IC solutions for the worldwide high performance linear and power, LAN and timing and communications markets, today announced that its Board of Directors authorized the repurchase of an additional $25.0 million of Micrel's common stock. This new authorization is in addition to the approximately $17 MarketWire

It's Never Too Early to Spread Holiday Cheer
According to the National Retail Foundation, Americans spend billions of dollars on Christmas and holiday decorations each year. Even through the recent recession, Americans continue to enjoy the atmosphere provided by holiday decorating MarketWire

100 Lawyers Strong: The Network Is Celebrating Its One-Year Anniversary While Continuing to Expand Nationally
100 Lawyers Strong, a professional and lifestyle network of elite solo and boutique law firm owners based in NYC and growing nationally, is celebrating its one-year anniversary next week. The attorney organization, which started last year, is having a special networking event and after-party at Pane e Vino in Brooklyn's trendy downtown area on August 27, 2014. MarketWire

Philippines Hotel Announces a New Director of Convention Sales and New Ballroom
Joy Florentino has just been named the new Director of Convention Sales at the Manila Marriott Hotel, a top hotel near Manila airport. MarketWire

Tallwave and Its Portfolio Company ethology Named to Inc. Magazine's 2014 500/5000 List as Two of the Fastest Growing Private Companies
In recognition of its increasing revenue, early and growth stage venture services company Tallwave has been named as an Inc. 500/5000 list honoree for 2014. In addition, Tallwave portfolio company ethology, an award winning integrated digital marketing agency for evolving consumer brands, has also been honored. Inc MarketWire

Back Bay Boston Hotel's Sports Bar Announces Season Passes for Fantasy League Play
Calling all fantasy football leagues! Champions Boston, located inside the Boston Marriott Copley Place, is now offering a 2014 fantasy football season pass package that can't be beat. MarketWire

Audience to Participate in September Conferences
Audience, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADNC), a pioneer in Multisensory processing and natural user experience technology for consumer devices, today announced that management will present at the 2014 Deutsche Bank Technology Conference on Wednesday, September 10, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. PT in Las Vegas, NV. A live webcast of the presentation will be available on Audience's website at http://investor.audience MarketWire

Celebrate the Holidays at Rock City's Enchanted Garden of Lights in Chattanooga, TN
Perched atop Lookout Mountain, just 6 miles from downtown Chattanooga, is an enchanted place where visitors can witness nature at its most beautiful. The 4,100-foot Rock City walking trail is peppered with soaring rock formations, lush gardens and mysterious caves, creating a magical setting for the city's most famous holiday celebration. MarketWire

Greenbelt, MD Hotel Offer Inspires Last Blast of Summer Travel
Don't miss out on the last blast of summer with an opportunity to take advantage of hotel promotions that make Greenbelt, MD an ideal destination for discovering the sights and sounds of national attractions, catching the first home football game of the UMD Terrapins or simply enjoying some summer rest and relaxation. MarketWire

"Big Discoveries" Option Allows Children to Sample The Little Gym Experience Before Signing On
There is a growing body of evidence to show that physical activity can help improve cognitive skills in children. And yet The National Physical Activity Plan Alliance states in their 2014 U.S. Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth that only one in four children meets the daily one hour physical activity goal MarketWire

Apple App Store Approves iHookup Social's New Version of Its Top Ranked App
iHookup Social, Inc. (OTCQB: HKUP), a mobile application positioned at the intersection of dating, social media and location based connections, is pleased to announce the latest feature-rich version of the Company's popular social - dating app has been approved by Apple and is available for download from App Stores Worldwide MarketWire

CCA Issues Response to Announcement of Resolution With Former California City Correctional Center Employees
Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), America's largest owner of partnership correctional and detention facilities, issued the following response to media reports that CCA violated Federal Service Contract Laws at the California City Correctional Center (CCCC). MarketWire

Choose Energy Reaches Major Milestone Sourcing 2.2 Billion Kilowatt-Hours of Energy for Customers
Choose Energy, the nation's leading energy marketplace, announced today a service milestone for company. As of the end of July, Choose Energy has procured 2.2 billion kilowatt-hours (kWh) for its nearly 200,000 customers, both residential and commercial. To put that in perspective, 2.2 billion kWh would generate enough power to support Times Square in New York City for more than two years. MarketWire

Spectrum Gaming Group Again Named to Inc. Magazine's List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies -- the Inc. 5000
For the third time in six years, Inc. magazine named Spectrum Gaming Group to its annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. This list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy -- America's independent entrepreneurs MarketWire

Sentry Technology Reports First Quarter Results
Sentry Technology Corporation (OTC Pink: SKVY) (PINKSHEETS: SKVY) today reported financial results for the Company's first quarter ended March 31, 2014. MarketWire

Bombardier Appoints New President of Aerostructures & Engineering Services
Today, Bombardier Inc. (TSX: BBD.A)(TSX: BBD.B)(OTCQX: BDRBF) announced the appointment of Jean Seguin as President, Bombardier Aerostructures & Engineering Services. In his new functions, Mr. Seguin will oversee the activities of this new business segment specializing in the design and development of complex composite and metallic aerostructures MarketWire

3Q Digital Named to 2014 Inc. 500|5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America
3Q Digital, one of the San Francisco Bay Area's biggest independent digital marketing agencies, today announced its inclusion in the prestigious 2014 Inc. 500|5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in America. The inclusion is the first in the company's history. 3Q Digital is ranked #677 on the 2014 list, having grown revenue by 671% since 2010. MarketWire

Perceptron Announces Full Year Fiscal 2014 Financial Results
Perceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRCP) today announced results for the fourth quarter and full year of its fiscal year ended June 30, 2014. MarketWire

Effex Management Solutions Recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts as One of 2014's Fastest Growing Staffing Companies
Effex Management Solutions specializes in large volume contingent workforce solutions resolving temporary staffing inefficiencies in manufacturing, warehouse and distribution markets. Recently announced, they were officially ranked on the Staffing Industry Analysts' (SIA) 2014 Fastest Growing Staffing Companies List. MarketWire

RealScout to Deliver Freshly Baked Cookies to Real Estate Agents' Open Houses
RealScout, the platform that powers collaboration between real estate agents and their clients, announced today that it will partner with local bakery Antoine's Cookie Shop to deliver freshly baked cookies to open houses throughout the San Francisco Bay Area on August 24th, 2014. MarketWire

Bring Gluten-Free Brookies to Back-to-School Events
(Family Features) The end of summer marks the beginning of the busy back-to-school season. From PTA meetings and fundraisers to team parties, there are lots of gatherings that require delicious baked goods. To make sure everyone who attends can enjoy the treats, try the gluten-free Brookie MarketWire

Witty Cancer Survivor Jennie McGihon to Headline September 18 "Teal To-Do" at Denver Athletic Club
Jennie McGihon, who at 32-years-young wrote about her treatment for ovarian and uterine cancers in the witty, you-picked-the-wrong-girl-to-mess-with blog, "Are You There Cancer? It's Me, Jennie," will be the guest speaker at the inaugural "Teal To-Do" Gala Thursday, September 18 in the Grand Ballroom of the Denver Athletic Club MarketWire

Completion of the £ 13.1 Million (Approximately US$22 Million) Subscription by Cornerstone Investors, Yanggu Xiangguang Copper Co. Ltd ("XGC") and Orion Mine Finance (Master) Fund I LP ("Orion")
On 15 August 2014, EMED Mining Public Limited (AIM: EMED) (TSX: EMD) ("EMED Mining" or the "Company"), the Europe-based minerals development and exploration company, announced that it had entered into a subscription agreement with two of its cornerstone customers, XGC and Orion, to raise £13.1 million (approximately US$22 million) by way of a subscription (the "Subscription") MarketWire

From Vine to Bottle
(Family Features) Wine is the perfect complement to any occasion, whether celebrating with friends or enjoying your favorite meal. With the grape harvest kicking off, now is the perfect time to learn more about the winemaking process to deepen your enjoyment of this beverage. Here are three ways to get the most out of this exciting season. MarketWire

Barona Resort & Casino Keeps the Fun Going With 7x Points on Sunday, August 24
Players will have the chance to win hundreds of dollars at Barona Resort & Casino's Sunday Funday on August 24. The all-day celebration will feature games, prizes, food and 7x points! MarketWire

Top of the Class
(Family Features) For many parents, the back to school season means running from store to store in search of everything the kids need for a successful academic year. Use this special guide, which includes everything from on-trend footwear to portable chargers that power devices, to outfit your star pupils in style. MarketWire

Tailgate Tips That Add Flavor, Nutrition
(Family Features) Soon, parking lots of colleges, high schools and professional stadiums across the nation will be filled with fans gearing up for another sporting season -- and the tailgating celebrations that go hand-in-hand. MarketWire

Aeolus Files Investigational New Drug Application With US Food and Drug Administration to Enable Initiation of Human Safety Studies for the Development of AEOL 10150 as a Medical Countermeasure Against Lung Damage From Radiation Exposure
Aeolus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: AOLS) today announced that it has filed an Investigational New Drug Application (IND) with the Division of Medical Imaging Products of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to enable the initiation of a phase 1 study of AEOL 10150 in healthy human volunteers MarketWire

E-Waste Systems, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results
E-Waste Systems, Inc. (OTC Pink: EWSI) (PINKSHEETS: EWSI) ('EWSI,' 'the Company,' or "eWaste Systems"), an electronic waste management, environmentally focused services and technology company, released financial results for the Second Quarter 2014. MarketWire

Bach to Rock Franchise Releases Details on Revenue Growth
Bach to Rock, the nation's leading music franchise, has released a detailed 2014 Franchise Disclosure Document that offers radical transparency to potential franchisees, providing the tools needed to build an informed projection for the business. Included in the document are figures that span five years of sales at Bach to Rock schools. MarketWire

imoji Secures $2 Million Venture Financing From Goodwater Capital and Joe Lacob; Releases Updated App With Multi-Platform Sharing
imoji, the fun and simple app that enables users to take any picture and turn it into a shareable emoji/sticker, today announced it has secured a $2 million venture investment. The financing was led by Goodwater Capital and Joe Lacob. MarketWire

SmartMetric, the Developer of Biometric Fingerprint Activated Credit and Debit Cards, Says It Has Developed an Advanced Miniature Power Management System That Gives Up to Five Years Life With Its Internal Battery for Powering Its Biometric Card
SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB: SMME) - In order to extend the life of its biometric fingerprint activated EMV credit and debit cards, SmartMetric has had to develop a miniature power management system in order to supply power and recharge the card's internal battery, said SmartMetric's President & CEO, Chaya Hendrick MarketWire

Mi-Corporation Ranks No. 2647 on the 2014 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing US Companies
Mi-Corporation, the Mobile Information Corporation, today announced that Inc. Magazine ranked the company No. 2647 on its 33rd annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy -- America's independent entrepreneurs. MarketWire

Natasha Cortes of Grossman Roth, P.A. Named to Daily Business Review's 40 Under 40
Grossman Roth, P.A., one of Florida's premier trial law firms, is pleased to announce that Natasha Cortes has been named as one of the Daily Business Review's 40 Under 40 honorees. Ms. Cortes is the firm's only female Hispanic partner and practices in the areas of medical malpractice, wrongful death, complex personal injury matters and complex commercial litigation MarketWire

NCSBN Award Ceremony Honors Outstanding Nurse Regulators
The National Council of State Boards of Nursing Inc. (NCSBN®),, recognized its dedicated and exceptional membership and guests at its annual awards ceremony during the NCSBN Annual Meeting and Delegate Assembly, held in Chicago, Aug. 14, 2014. MarketWire

NCSBN Inducts Eighth Group of Fellows of the NCSBN Institute of Regulatory Excellence (IRE)
The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN®),, inducted its eighth group of Fellows of the NCSBN Institute of Regulatory Excellence (IRE) during the NCSBN Annual Meeting and Delegate Assembly in Chicago Aug. 13-15, 2014. MarketWire

Fluent Makes Inc. 500 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the U.S.
College marketing agency Fluent announced today it made the 2014 Inc. magazine 500, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. Fluent rose 155 positions over its 2013 Inc. 500|5000 listing, placing it 438th overall and 12th in Massachusetts as a result of more than 1000 percent growth over the past three years. MarketWire

From Home Office to Global Industry Leader: MavenWire Named One of the Fastest Growing Companies in America
MavenWire LLC., a global leader in transportation management and supply chain logistics solutions, today announced that it was named to the 2014 Inc. 500|5000 list as one of the fastest growing private companies in America. MarketWire

Gilla Launches Charlie's Club
Gilla Inc. ("Gilla" or the "Company") (OTCQB: GLLA) is pleased to announce the launch of ("Charlie's Club"), a subscription-based, members-only electronic cigarette ("e-cigarette") service featuring free hardware, no contracts and monthly delivery of the highest quality e-cigarettes. MarketWire

Global Robots Market: Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts to 2020
Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of a new report "Robots: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020" to their offering. MarketWire

Jameel McCline for Congress Supports Lake Worth Inlet Dredging Project
Jameel McCline, a Democratic candidate to represent Florida's 20th Congressional District, announced his support for the Lake Worth Inlet dredging project. MarketWire

International Metal Magnesium Industry (with focus on China) Report 2014 - Focus on 33 Industry Players
Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Metal Magnesium Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. MarketWire

BMO Retirement Services: Simplified Investment Options Benefit Both Plan Sponsors and Participants
BMO Retirement Services today released a white paper entitled "BMO Defined Contribution IQ™: Investments." This paper is the third in a nine-part series published by BMO's award-winning retirement plan recordkeeper MarketWire

Unity Unveils Future Plans, Empowers Developers to 'Create and Connect'
Today at its sold out Unite 2014 Conference for developers, Unity Technologies unveiled product plans and collaborations, demonstrated Unity 5, and gave previews of technology that will empower developers with its end-to-end game development platform. MarketWire

MedStar Health and West Health Institute to Catalyze New Care Delivery Models and Innovative Solutions
The Gary and Mary West Health Institute and MedStar Health, the largest not-for-profit health system dedicated to caring for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C. region, announced a broad collaboration agreement today. MarketWire

Unity Announces Unity Cloud Build, Making Game Production Highly Efficient; Acquires Tsugi to Power New Service for Game Developers
Unity Technologies is proud to unveil Unity Cloud Build, in beta. Now, game developers will have access to a powerful continuous integration service that helps them quickly build, test, and share new game projects. This service is powered through the acquisition of Tsugi, an Austin-based startup focused on making the process of building, testing, and deploying games seamless and fast. MarketWire

Wireless Sensor Network (igBee, Bluetooth Smart, Low Power WiFi, IEEE 802.15.4, EnOcean, Z-Wave, Dash7, and Wavenis) Technology Trends 2014 - Global Analysis and Forecasts
Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global Wireless Sensor Network Technology Trends 2014: igBee, Bluetooth Smart, Low Power WiFi, IEEE 802.15.4, EnOcean, Z-Wave, Dash7, and Wavenis" report to their offering. MarketWire

BTS Transceiver Market Analysis - Global Forecast to 2018 (10th Edition)
Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of EJL Wireless Research's new report "Global BTS Transceiver Market Analysis & Forecast, 2013-2018, 10th Edition" to their offering. MarketWire

Cleartronic Announces License Agreement With Collabria LLC
Cleartronic, Inc. (OTCBB: CLRI) (OTCQB: CLRI), announced today that it has entered into a License Agreement with Collabria LLC, a communications software company based in Tampa, Florida. The agreement grants Cleartronic the right to market, sell and support Collabria's ReadyOp™ - Command, Control and Communication Platform worldwide. MarketWire

Motivity Labs Ranks #138 Among 2014 Inc. 500/5000
Motivity Labs, a leading provider of mobile, cloud and big data insights solutions to global enterprises, ranked #138 in the 2014 Inc. 500/5000 rankings, an annual list of the fastest growing private companies in the United States. MarketWire

iGen Networks Files Record Q2 2014
iGen Networks Corporation (OTCQB: IGEN) is pleased to announce it filed Q2 2014 results with the SEC. Due to the recent acquisition of Nimbo LLC in Q2, iGen Networks reported record quarterly and six month revenue and gross profits. The Company achieved a 236% increase in revenue in the six month period ending June 30, 2014 over the same period in 2013. MarketWire

CMOS Image Sensor Industry Report 2014 - Global Analysis and Forecasts
Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global CMOS Image Sensor Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. MarketWire

Mindpix Announces Mega-Church Gospel Tour to Kick Off September 11 in Dallas, TX

2014 Business Environment Survey Results Show Confidence in the Insurance Market Continues to Grow Among Insurance Company Leaders
Ward Group, an Aon Hewitt company and the leading provider of benchmarking and best practices research studies for the insurance industry, conducted its annual business environment survey of insurance company executives to gauge their perspective on the outlook for the insurance industry MarketWire

Grupo Gallegos Announces New Creative Leadership
Grupo Gallegos, a creatively-driven, independent advertising agency, is pleased to announce the hiring of creative leader Marty Orzio as Chief Creative Officer. MarketWire

Enviro-Serv, Inc. Announces Target Acquisition Update and Second Dividend Strategy
Enviro-Serv, Inc. ( (OTC Pink: EVSV) (PINKSHEETS: EVSV), which targets highly profitable small service companies in the commercial and residential property maintenance industry, is pleased to announce an update on its target pest control acquisition and its strategy on a second stock dividend distribution. MarketWire

Boston Therapeutics Completes Enrollment of Patients With Type 2 Diabetes in Phase IIb Study on BTI-320 in the U.S.
Boston Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQB: BTHE), a developer of complex carbohydrate therapeutics to treat diabetes, has completed enrollment of its Phase IIb clinical study on BTI-320 in the United States. The study, SD-002, is being conducted by Accumed Research Associates in Garden City, NY. MarketWire

Advanced Catheter Therapies Announces Series B Equity Financing
Advanced Catheter Therapies, Inc. (ACT) ( announced today that its $3 million Series B preferred equity financing has been oversubscribed and the company is expanding the round to $4.5 million. ACT is now actively seeking to complete the round with an additional $1.1 million MarketWire

Agent155 Media Corp. Initiates Fully Reporting Process With Auditors to Become a Fully Reporting OTCQB Company
Agent155 Media Corp. (PINKSHEETS: AGMC), a Nevada corporation, today announced that it has initiated the process to become current, regarding 10Q's and 10K's, achieving OTCQB status. Retaining auditors Manning Elliot LLP ( MarketWire

Raffles Comes to Istanbul-1st September 2014
Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this Press Release MarketWire

Dstillery Chief Scientist Claudia Perlich Serves as First Female Chair of KDD
Dstillery, the pioneer in cross-device audience targeting for brands, announced today that its chief scientist Claudia Perlich is the first female general chair of the annual flagship KDD 2014 conference. The event is hosted by the Association of Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group for Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (ACM SIGKDD), with a theme of data science for social good MarketWire

Video Creation Marketplace StudioNow Raises $5 Million to Fund Expansion
StudioNow announced that it has raised $5 million in a Series B round led by FCA Venture Partners with participation from existing investor, Claritas Capital. The company also announced that it has made key new hires to support its rapid growth and opened offices in San Francisco and New York MarketWire

Fusion Increases Second Quarter Revenue by 63%
Fusion (NASDAQ: FSNN), a provider of integrated cloud solutions, including cloud communications, cloud connectivity, cloud computing and other cloud services, today announced financial results for its fiscal second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. MarketWire

BIO-key Issues Open Letter to Shareholders
BIO-key International, Inc. (OTCQB: BKYI), a leader in fingerprint biometric identification technologies, cloud-based mobile credentialing and identity verification solutions, today issued an Open Letter to Shareholders. MarketWire

Whitepages PRO Launches Developer Portal to Open Access to Graph APIs
Whitepages PRO, the enterprise division of Whitepages, today launched a self-service developer portal opening access to new APIs. PRO's data platform provides access to the largest database of people and businesses in North America MarketWire

Tune In for Infusion Brand's First Ever 24-Hour Today's Special Event on HSN
Infusion Brands, Inc., a leading consumer product marketing company, operating under the public company As Seen On TV, Inc. (OTCQB: ASTV), today announced its first ever Today's Special 24-hour sales event on the leading entertainment and lifestyle retailer HSN MarketWire

Manchester United Launches Presence on Social Messaging Channel
Manchester United (NYSE: MANU) have today announced details of an exciting new presence on LINE, one of Asia's biggest social messaging platforms, which could see the club engage with over 490 million users across the globe. MarketWire

Lithium Exploration Group Announces Arrival of Austrian Pump in Houston
Lithium Exploration Group Inc. (OTCQB: LEXG) today announces that the Austrian pump that is to be modified to become the oil treatment unit has arrived in Houston. Machining to modify the pump to become a SonCav ultrasonic generator will begin immediately with a four to six week completion schedule MarketWire

Atlantis Releases USX(TM) 2.0 -- All-Flash Performance at Half the Cost of SAN Storage
Atlantis Computing®, a leading provider of Software-Defined Storage, today announced the release of Atlantis USX™ 2.0, a software-defined storage platform that delivers all-flash performance at half the cost of SAN MarketWire

ClearDATA Introduces HIPAA-Compliant, Long-Term Cloud Storage Solution
Hospitals and healthcare systems in need of a cost-effective, HIPAA-compliant solution for long-term archiving of healthcare data now have an alternative to on-site redundant archiving. ClearDATA Networks, Inc. today announced its new cloud-based Archive as a Service solution MarketWire

Tealium Named to Inc. 500 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America
Tealium, the leader in enterprise tag management and real-time unified marketing solutions, today announced that it has been named to the prestigious Inc. 500 list, an annual ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America. MarketWire

2V Releases Companion App Platform, Radically Transforming the Way People Experience Media
2V, a Second Screen Companion Platform provider, today announced the launch of the 2V App, which allows audiences to automatically receive synchronized and contextually relevant content on their connected Smart devices while they watch TV and movies. MarketWire

Miller Energy Resources, Inc. Announces Public Offering of Series D Preferred Stock
Miller Energy Resources, Inc. (NYSE: MILL) (the "Company") announced today that it has commenced a new underwritten public offering of its 10.5% Series D Fixed Rate/Floating Rate Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (the "Series D Preferred Stock"). MLV & Co. LLC and Maxim Group LLC are acting as Joint Book-Running Managers for the offering. Aegis Capital Corp MarketWire

Miller Energy Resources Announces Updated Reserve Report
Miller Energy Resources, Inc. (the "Company" or "Miller") (NYSE: MILL) announced a substantial increase in the estimated value of its reserves located in the Cook Inlet area of Alaska as determined by Ryder Scott Company (RSC), an independent petroleum reserves engineering consulting firm, in a recently issued reserve report commissioned by the Company. MarketWire

Benz Communications Releases '8 health insurance terms every American needs to know'
Benz Communications today announced a new guide, "8 health insurance terms every American needs to know," the latest in its suite of free downloadable resources. Benz Communications is a leading communications consulting and marketing firm, specializing in HR and benefits strategy. MarketWire

Alkaline Water Co. and Super Store Industries Distribution Aims to Flood Northern California Market Segment
The Alkaline Water Company Inc MarketWire

Surna Files Patent for Breakthrough Power Generation System; Plans 2015 Product Launch
Surna Inc. (OTCQB: SRNA), a company that develops, acquires, produces and sells equipment for the legal marijuana industry with a focus on disruptive technology, today announced it has filed a provisional patent application covering enhancements to its proprietary Climate Control Systems and Methods used in indoor gardens. MarketWire

Audience and ZTE Deliver Always-on Voice Capabilities in the Star 1
Audience, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADNC), the leader in advanced voice and audio processing for mobile devices, and a pioneer in Multisensory processing and natural user experience technology for consumer devices, today announced that ZTE Corporation has selected the Audience eS704 Advanced Voice processor for its new Star 1 smartphone MarketWire

TVU Networks Delivers Software Update for TVUPack Mobile IP Video Solutions
TVU Networks, the global technology leader in mobile IP newsgathering solutions, announced today the release of a major software update, version 4.1, for its TVUPack mobile IP video transmitters MarketWire

Bryant & Stratton College Graduates 2,984 Students in 160th Anniversary Year
Bryant & Stratton College announced a college-wide annual graduation total of 2,984 students for the period July 1, 2013, through June 30, 2014, as it celebrates its 160th anniversary of providing career-focused education. Bryant & Stratton College has graduated more than 28,000 students since 2000, reflecting the strength of its academic programs and the motivation of its students. MarketWire

Channel Master Introduces $10 Antenna With Free Shipping
Channel Master, the nation's leading manufacturer of broadcast reception products since 1949, today announced FLATenna, a new antenna that retails for $10 in the U.S. and will ship free of charge through the company's online store MarketWire

Vendini Hires William Schaefer as Vice President of Engineering
Vendini, the company that makes the business of live events simple, has named technology expert William Schaefer as Vice President of Engineering. MarketWire

Twitter Latest Company to Recognize Power of Video to Increase Revenue Stream
The revolution will be tweeted. Micro-blogging platform Twitter is on the cutting edge of current events, as Twitter's 271 million members use the site to relay live information about everything from the police protest movement in Ferguson, Missouri to ALS's bucket challenge MarketWire

Kleangas Energy Technologies, Inc. Ships 200 Metric Tons of Wood Pellets to Korea
Kleangas Energy Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: KGET) has shipped 200 MT to Busan Korea as part of its current purchase order. This shipment is different in that it is being packaged for consumer use in 18 Kilogram bags instead of commercial use which is packaged in a one Metric Ton bag. MarketWire Inc. Provides Market Update Including Plans for an Exploration Reconnaissance Program on Eldor Rare Earth Property Claims Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SNET) is updating shareholders and the market pertaining to its expected plans to initiate a near term geological exploration and reconnaissance program on Eldor Rare Earth Property Claims ( Eldor Project ) in attempts to identify specific drill targets MarketWire

Academics Weigh In on Key Advantages of Natural Lawns
Grass Seed USA, a national coalition of grass seed farmers and academic turf specialists, found consensus among academic experts about the benefits of a natural lawn MarketWire

Fresh Off a $6.2M Kickstarter Success, Neil Young's PonoMusic Launches Equity Crowdfunding Round With
PonoMusic's revolution is stirring unprecedented interest in the music community's high-resolution digital music market, as the startup's successful Kickstarter campaign recently raised $6.2M from over 18,000 backers -- the third largest Kickstarter campaign ever -- far surpassing even the campaign initiated by Oculus Rift. MarketWire

Weiland, Golden, Smiley, Wang Ekvall & Strok, LLP Announces Finalization of Plan to Restore Stability to The Woman's Club of Hollywood, California
The law firm of Weiland, Golden, Smiley, Wang Ekvall & Strok, LLP (Weiland Golden) today announced the successful facilitation and confirmation of a multi-faceted plan to restore The Woman's Club of Hollywood, California (WCH) and set it on a path to prosperity and its former glory and relevance MarketWire

HASCO Medical Reports Record First Quarter 2014 Results
HASCO Medical, Inc. (OTCQB: HASC), a leading provider of handicap-accessible vans, parts and service, reported results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. MarketWire

BioLargo to Present at the Rodman & Renshaw 16th Annual Global Investment Conference
BioLargo, Inc. (OTCQB: BLGO) will present at the Rodman & Renshaw 16th Annual Global Investment Conference on Tuesday, September 9th at the New York Palace Hotel. Dennis Calvert, BioLargo's president, is scheduled to present at 2:55 p.m. ET. MarketWire

IntelePeer Announces the Election of Lawrence R. Irving as Chairman of the Board
IntelePeer, a leading provider of on-demand, cloud-based communications, today announced that its board of directors has elected Lawrence R. Irving as its new chairman of the board. MarketWire

Inquiries Regarding Digital Ally's FirstVU HD Body Camera Increase Dramatically During Past Week in Response to Civil Unrest in Ferguson, Missouri
Digital Ally, Inc MarketWire

A Family Trip to the 9/11 Museum & Memorial in New York Can Present Opportunities for Adults to Talk to Young Kids About What Happened That Day, Says Children's Author Tom Rogers
As the summer comes to a close, many families may plan on taking a late-summer getaway to New York City -- for some a first time visit, and for others an annual ritual. MarketWire

Free Seminar This Saturday: "Secrets Of The Ideal Outdoor Living Space" From Marrokal Design & Remodeling
Marrokal Design & Remodeling is hosting a free seminar on "Secrets Of The Ideal Outdoor Living Space" this Saturday, August 23 at 10:30am at the Marrokal Design Center, 9474 Kearny Villa Rd, Suite 207, San Diego, CA 92126. MarketWire

vArmour Raises $36 Million to Protect the Data Defined Perimeter

Health Gorilla Raises $1.2 Million Funding Led by True Ventures to Capitalize on $64 Billion Diagnostic Test Market
Health Gorilla™, Inc., the first online healthcare marketplace to connect doctors and clinicians with over 9,000+ diagnostic labs and 35,000+ radiology centers, has today announced $1.2M in financing led by True Ventures MarketWire

Acacia Communications Ranked Fifth in 2014 Inc. 500 List
Fueled by its disruptive innovations in coherent signal processing and silicon photonics technologies, first-to-market products that have set the bar on performance and lowest power and ability to quickly scale its operations to meet global demand, Acacia Communications today announced that it has placed fifth in this year's Inc. 500 list. MarketWire

BidSync Honored for Fifth Year on 2014 Inc. 500|5000 List
Inc. Magazine honored BidSync ( for the fifth year in a row on its annual list of the nation's fastest-growing privately held companies, the Inc. 500|5000. The well-respected publication has been creating the list since 2007 which offers a comprehensive look at the best entrepreneurial companies in the country. MarketWire

Payza Unveils Checkout Option for Non-Members
Payza, a global leader in online payment processing, has released a new checkout feature that gives its merchants a streamlined option to receive payments from non-members. MarketWire

Venoco, Inc. Announces 2nd Quarter 2014 Financial and Operational Results
Venoco, Inc. ("Venoco" or the "Company") today reported financial and operational results for the second quarter of 2014. The company reported a net loss of $8.7 million for the quarter on total revenues of $67.0 million. MarketWire

US Ecology Announces Appointment of Katina Dorton to Its Board of Directors
US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECOL) ("Company") announced today that Katina Dorton was appointed to the Company's Board of Directors ("Board"), increasing the number of directors to seven. Dorton was also appointed to the Board's Audit Committee. MarketWire

Enservio to Extend "Making it Right" Web Series Highlighting Exceptional Claims Professionals
Enservio, Inc. today announced its popular "Making it Right" web series profiling insurance claims professionals will launch new episodes in the Fall. In the series, claims pros recount their personal stories of helping insured homeowners cope with tough situations and extraordinary losses MarketWire

ATDynamics TrailerTails to Deliver Immediate Carbon Emission Reductions to Canadian Trucking Industry
ATDynamics, a Silicon Valley based transportation technology company, today announced that Canada's Ontario Province is the first to allow semi-trailers equipped with full length, maximum efficiency TrailerTail® aerodynamic devices to operate in its territory MarketWire

Power and Pipelines Drive More Than $2.3 Billion in U.S. Midwest Construction Kick-Offs in Fourth-Quarter 2014, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Industrial Info is tracking $2.34 billion of industrial projects that are planned to kick off in the U.S. Midwestern region in the fourth quarter of 2014 MarketWire

Linux Foundation Announces New Linux Certification Program
LINUXCON & CLOUDOPEN -- The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux and collaborative development, today is announcing a new Linux Foundation Certification Program for both early-career and engineer-level systems administrators. MarketWire Challenges You to Reach These Beaches
Looking for a side of adventure for your next beach trip? Want to go above and beyond for a beach day unlike any other? The travel experts at, the online leader in finding and publishing travel deals, are here to help with their 10 Trek-Worthy Beaches around the World. These idyllic spots are far from your average day at the beach MarketWire

The College Network's Ryan Sallee Selected as Judge for 2015 CIO Impact Awards
The College Network®, one of the nation's leading eLearning companies, is pleased to announce that Chief Information Officer Ryan Sallee has been selected as a judge for the 2015 Frost & Sullivan CIO Impact Awards, which honors individuals and teams for their outstanding achievements in information technology. MarketWire

UAB Medicine Collaborates With Emmi Solutions on Care Transitions
University of Alabama at Birmingham Medicine, a world-class academic health center, is working with Emmi Solutions, a leader in outcomes-driven patient engagement, to improve care transitions and reduce readmission rates. MarketWire

Zumigo Announces Investment From Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator
Zumigo Corporation, a leader in mobile device location and identity verification, today announced it is an inaugural member of the Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator, launched today by Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC). The Startup Accelerator is a semiannual boot camp for innovators whose technology ideas could shape future customer experiences in financial services. MarketWire

Dallas Orthopaedic Surgeon Rewarded for Excellence in Patient Care
Conducting thorough research when selecting a physician is important, according to All-Star Orthopaedics, a Dallas orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine practice. The specialists at All-Star Orthopaedics explain that learning more about a doctor's educational background, professional experience, and skill level can help patients find a physician who is fully qualified to help them MarketWire

Uberflip Launches Content Score to Help Marketers Better Understand Their ROI
Uberflip announced today the launch of Content Score, the latest Uber-feature that provides content marketers with an instant and accurate measurement of how successful their content marketing efforts are. With the capabilities of Content Score, marketers are able to quickly assess which efforts have the most value and in turn, help drive their overall marketing strategy. MarketWire

Silversun Technologies Closes $500,000 Transaction
SilverSun Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: SSNT) (OTCQB: SSNT), a national provider of transformational business technology solutions and services, today announced that its principal operating subsidiary, SWK Technologies, closed a major Sage ERP X3 global enterprise solution sale which is valued at approximately $500,000. MarketWire

Digital Display Advertising Nine Times More Effective Than TV for Auto Insurance Brands, According to Rocket Fuel Study
Insurance companies face a bumpy road ahead when it comes to retaining customers and staying top-of-mind for consumers MarketWire

Autopilot Chooses GoodData to Help Sales Teams Master the Art of Email Prospecting
Autopilot, the new standard in marketing and sales automation, together with GoodData, today announced that they are providing embedded analytics for sales prospecting with the launch of CoPilot MarketWire

Cobra Electronics Named Finalist in 2014 CTIA Hot for the Holidays Awards
Cobra Electronics Corporation (NASDAQ: COBR), a leading designer and marketer of award-winning automotive, mobile and consumer electronics, today announced it has been named a finalist in two categories in CTIA's Hot for the Holidays Award competition MarketWire

Walgreens VP of Digital Health to Deliver Keynote at Connected Health Summit: Engaging Consumers in California
Parks Associates announced today that Adam Pellegrini, Vice President, Digital Health, Walgreens, will present the keynote address "Consumer Engagement As A Loyalty Strategy" at Connected Health Summit: Engaging Consumers at 9:45 a.m. on Friday, September 5, in San Diego MarketWire

SolarWinds Introduces New Deep Packet Inspection Free Tool to Simplify Wireshark(R) Data Analysis
SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced the launch of its deep packet inspection (DPI) free tool SolarWinds Response Time Viewer for Wireshark, the latest to join more than 30 free tools from SolarWinds' comprehensive IT management product family. MarketWire

SOC to Attend USO "Career Day" at Fort Belvoir
SOC LLC, a leading provider of integrated security, critical infrastructure solutions and mission support services around the world, will be attending the USO "Career Opportunity Day," for veteran, active duty military, guard and reserve members seeking employment MarketWire

LibraTax Opens to the Public
Individuals and businesses that have transacted in Bitcoin, Ripple and other digital currencies can now easily calculate their tax obligations using Libra's tax software ( The software will accommodate all 2013 and earlier digital currency users, including those who filed for extensions in spring 2014 MarketWire

Clearview International Launches Expanded Waco Data Center With Kick-Off Party
Next month, Clearview International will reopen the doors to its newly expanded data center in Waco, Texas. The facility, a Texas Star Data Center, now boasts an additional 6,000 square feet of critical data center floor space. The center is located in the city's Central Business District, at 700 Austin Ave. MarketWire

EyeVerify Closes $6MM Series A Funding Round With Addition of Wells Fargo Investment
EyeVerify Inc., creator of Eyeprint ID™, the patented biometric technology that eliminates passwords on smart devices, today announced the completion of its Series A equity funding round of more than $6 million with participation by companies including Qihoo 360 (NYSE: QIHU), Sprint (NYSE: S) and Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) MarketWire

Retroficiency Names Ed McGlynn as Vice President of Utility Solutions
Retroficiency, the building efficiency intelligence company for utilities and energy service providers, today announced it has named industry veteran Ed McGlynn as vice president of utility solutions. MarketWire

Ameren Missouri Speeds Up Restoration With ARCOS Crew Manager
ARCOS® LLC is putting in place its Software-as-a-Service Crew Manager product at Ameren Missouri to improve the speed with which the utility mobilizes crews to restore power. ARCOS Crew Manager creates a centralized database Ameren Missouri will utilize to rapidly position crews, contractors and mutual assistance workers during storm recovery efforts MarketWire

ValueVision Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results
ValueVision Media, Inc. (NASDAQ: VVTV) MarketWire

New Partnership to Reduce Cost and Accelerate Use of Virtualization Technology in Ohio's Public Sector Institutions
The Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) has teamed with VMware and Carahsoft to establish a distribution program. This value-added service diversifies how OARnet members can access an aggregate purchasing agreement between OARnet, the Ohio Board of Regents and VMware that provides significant discounts for software virtualization licenses. MarketWire

Green Hills Software to Exhibit at Freescale Technology Forum 2014 in Bengaluru, India
Green Hills Software, the largest independent software vendor for the Internet of Things (IoT), will demonstrate its latest embedded software solutions at the Freescale Technology Forum, Leela Palace, Bengaluru, India, August 26 - 27, 2014. As a silver sponsor of the event, Green Hills Software will offer the following demonstration on the show floor: MarketWire

PayChoice Successfully Completes SSAE 16 (SOC 1) Type II Audits
PayChoice, the leader in payroll, HR, and Time & Attendance solutions to small and mid-sized businesses, announced that it successfully completed two annual SSAE 16 (SOC 1) Type II Audits. Overall, the audits tested the suitability of the design and operating effectiveness of business process controls on the Payroll Processing Service Bureau System, IT Control System, and IT Support System. MarketWire

MailDeck Is Email Made Human...Now for Even Less
MailDeck, empowering consumers and business users to reclaim their lives through intelligent and approachable email communication, today announced a special pricing promotion for the premium, massively efficient, ad-free version of MailDeck 2.0. Effective now through September 3, the newly released MailDeck 2.0 app is reduced from $14.99 to $9 MarketWire

Piksel Launches SaaS-Based Video Platform for Delivery of Personalized OTT Services
Piksel MarketWire

Wyndham Worldwide Earns Best of the Best Award by U.S. Veterans Magazine for Supplier Diversity
Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN), one of the world's largest hospitality companies, received U.S. Veterans Magazine's 2014 Best of the Best Award for its supplier diversity program and commitment to supporting veteran-owned businesses. This is the first time the Company received the award. MarketWire

Aurotech Joins Exterro Partner Program to Deliver Full-Spectrum E-Discovery Software to Its Clients
Aurotech Inc., a leading-edge IT and e-discovery consulting firm, today announced that it has joined Exterro's partner program to deliver full-spectrum e-discovery software to its clients. Aurotech now delivers full services around Exterro's comprehensive e-discovery software suite trusted by the most discerning Global 2000 organizations MarketWire

EyeMD EMR Healthcare Systems Named One of America's Fastest Growing Private Companies by Inc. Magazine
Inc. Magazine has ranked EyeMD EMR Healthcare Systems Inc. (EyeMD EMR) -- a leading provider of electronic medical records software designed specifically for the ophthalmology specialty -- as one of the fastest growing private companies in America. MarketWire

UGE Selected by Kilroy Realty to Supply Solar System for New Dropbox Office
UGE (TSX VENTURE: UG) (, a leader in renewable energy solutions for global enterprise customers, has been selected by Kilroy Realty to design and supply the solar energy system at Dropbox's new LEED Platinum San Francisco office MarketWire

Retale Survey Reveals Shoppers' Reliance on Mobile Devices to Score Back-to-School Deals
Retale, the leading location-based shopping platform aggregating weekly circulars from top line retailers for mobile and digital devices, today announced the results of a commissioned study examining the shopping behavior of parents this back-to-school season MarketWire

SHAKER Hires Luiz Xavier, Ph.D., to Strengthen Insights Team
Furthering the development of its innovative Virtual Job Tryout® solution, SHAKER today announced it has appointed talented industrial/organizational psychologist Luiz Xavier, Ph.D., to the company's Insights Team, a group dedicated to raising quality of hire through the ongoing refinement and success of the Virtual Job Tryout solution within clients' organizations. MarketWire

Ad hoc: Biofrontera AG files litigation against former supplier
Biofrontera AG /Keyword(s): Misc. matters /Ad hoc: Biofrontera AG files litigation against former supplier. Ad hoc announcement according to § 15 WpHG. Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

I. M. Skaugen SE : 1H Result 2014
The I.M. Skaugen Group (IMSK) had a negative result for 1H14 of USD 13.4 mill, compared to a positive USD 20.7 mill for 1H13. The 2Q14 result was negative USD 6.8 mill, compared to a negative USD 6.7 mill in 1Q14. GlobeNewswire

FLSmidth to supply cement plant in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Company Announcement to the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority No. 18-2014, 20 August 2014 GlobeNewswire

FRO - Invitation to Q2 2014 Results Conference Call and Webcast
Frontline Ltd.'s preliminary second quarter 2014 results will be released on Thursday August 28, 2014 and a webcast and conference call will be held at 3:00 p.m. CET (9:00 a.m U.S. Eastern Time). The results presentation will be available for download from the Investor Relation section at ahead of the conference call. GlobeNewswire

SFL - Invitation to Presentation of 2Q 2014 Results
Ship Finance International Limited ("Ship Finance") (NYSE: SFL) plans to release its preliminary financial results for the second quarter 2014 on Thursday August 28, 2014. GlobeNewswire

NEW YORK - August 20, 2014 - Vringo, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRNG) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary I/P Engine, Inc. intends to file a petition with the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit seeking en banc review of the split appellate decision in its case against AOL Inc., Google Inc. et al GlobeNewswire

Valmet receives repeat tissue line order from Aktül Kagit Üretim Pazarlama in Turkey
Valmet Corporation's press release on August 20, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. EET GlobeNewswire

Two MacGregor subsea cranes ordered for Chinese PSVs


Vanguard Cleaning Systems(R) Franchise Ranked #4 in Entrepreneur Magazine's "Less Is More" Low Cost Franchise List for 2014
Entrepreneur Magazine recognized the Vanguard Cleaning Systems® franchise as #4 in its 2014 list of "Less Is More" Low Cost Franchises. "The Vanguard Cleaning Systems franchise is a low cost option for independent business owners to own and operate their own business," says Steve McConnell, Vice President of Marketing, Vanguard Cleaning Systems, Inc MarketWire

SinterCast Results April-June 2014
Series production remains at record levels GlobeNewswire

Kourtney Kardashian Leaves "Mold Infested House" According to MI&T
According to US Magazine and TMZ, Kourtney Kardashian, Scott Disick and their two young children have left their recently purchased Calabasas mansion due to a mold infestation. Kourtney is claiming that the house was sold to the family in this condition by former NFL star Keyshawn Johnson. MarketWire

Michael Halbherr to step down as CEO of HERE and as a member of the Nokia Group Leadership Team
Nokia CorporationStock Exchange ReleaseAugust 20, 2014 at 9:00 (CET +1)Espoo, Finland - Nokia today announced that Michael Halbherr has decided to step down as CEO of HERE and as a member of the Nokia Group Leadership Team, effective September 1, 2014, in order to pursue his own entrepreneurial interests outside of the company GlobeNewswire

Nokia Board of Directors resolved on a directed share issuance to Nokia employees participating in the Employee Share Purchase Plan 2013
Nokia CorporationStock Exchange ReleaseAugust 20, 2014 at 9:05 (CET +1) GlobeNewswire

Vodafone Australia selects Ericsson for network evolution
Vodafone Hutchison Australia to implement core technology upgrade to enhance network reliability, efficiency and performance Ericsson's world leading core network solutions, consulting and transformation services enables evolution to an all IP network Ericsson's IP Multimedia Subsystem will enable Vodafone Hutchison Australia to offer Voice over LTE GlobeNewswire

Hiab presents the latest technology in sustainable load handling at Elmia Lastbil in Sweden
CARGOTEC CORPORATION, PRESS RELEASE, 20 AUGUST 2014 AT 9.00 AM (EEST)   Hiab, part of Cargotec, will showcase its latest sustainable technology of load handling at the Elmia Lastbil fair in Sweden. The presented products include a new vehicle solution for environmentally smart loading, the HIAB S-HiPro 130 refuse collector, as well as the new MULTILIFT XR21SL hooklift GlobeNewswire

Heijmans: moderate first half year, substantial growth order book
2014 transition year, residential market offers perspective GlobeNewswire

MorphoSys to Host Conference Call on License Agreement with Emergent to Co-Develop and Commercialize Prostate Cancer Drug Candidate MOR209/ES414
MorphoSys AG /MorphoSys to Host Conference Call on License Agreement with Emergent to Co-Develop and Commercialize Prostate Cancer Drug Candidate MOR209/ES414 . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Novartis provides drug candidate compounds to TB Alliance
Novartis International AG /Novartis provides drug candidate compounds to TB Alliance. Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Heineken Holding N.V. reports 2014 half year results
Strong organic revenue and profit growth GlobeNewswire

Heineken N.V. reports 2014 half year results
Strong organic revenue and profit growth GlobeNewswire

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