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Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation Announces Employment for Two MR2 Product Tankers
Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation ("Navios Acquisition") (NYSE: NNA), an owner and operator of tanker vessels, announced today that the Nave Pyxis and the Nave Sextans have been chartered out to a high quality counterparty for three years at a rate of $16,294 net per day. MarketWire

The New America High Income Fund, Inc. Declares Dividends
The New America High Income Fund, Inc. (the "Fund") (NYSE: HYB) announced today the following dividends to be paid on the Fund's common stock: MarketWire

Freddie Mac Forgoes Issuing a Reference Notes(R) Security on Its December 18, 2014 Announcement Date
Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it will not issue a Reference Notes® security on its December 18, 2014 announcement date. The company's 2014 Reference Notes calendar designates dates that it may use to announce the issuance of Reference Notes securities. MarketWire

Capital Product Partners L.P. Announces Appointment of Mr. Ioannis Lazaridis as Non-Executive Chairman
Capital Product Partners L.P. (NASDAQ: CPLP) today announced the appointment of Mr. Ioannis Lazaridis as non-executive Chairman. His appointment will be effective from December 19, 2014. Mr. Lazaridis is currently a non-executive Director of the Partnership. Mr MarketWire

Resource Capital Corp. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividends for Preferred Stock
Resource Capital Corp. (NYSE: RSO) (the "Company") announced today that it will pay a cash dividend on its 8.50% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock for the period from October 31, 2014 through and including January 30, 2015 in the amount of $0.53125 per share. The dividend will be payable on January 30, 2015 to holders of record on January 2, 2015. MarketWire

Dynamic Materials Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
Dynamic Materials Corporation (DMC) (NASDAQ: BOOM) today announced that its board of directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.04 per share. The dividend is payable on January 15, 2015 to shareholders of record as of December 31, 2014. MarketWire


Turquoise Hill Provides Oyu Tolgoi Update and Releases 2015 Guidance
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - Turquoise Hill Resources (NYSE: TRQ) (NASDAQ: TRQ) (TSX: TRQ) today provided an update on the status of production at Oyu Tolgoi following the recent concentrator fire and production and financial guidance for 2015. MarketWire

Liberace Hologram Show Announced by Hologram USA
BEVERLY HILLS, CA--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - In a move that is the first of its kind, Hologram USA announces its partnership with the Liberace Foundation for the Performing and Creative Arts to produce a full scale, long running hologram show featuring Liberace MarketWire

ISO Board Moves to Increase Market Efficiency
FOLSOM, CA--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - The California Independent System Operator Corporation (ISO) Board of Governors today approved rule changes to improve wholesale market efficiency, voted to move forward on a transmission project, and took action on the ISO's 2015 budget. MarketWire

The GÉANT Association Selects DigiCert as Exclusive SSL Certificate Provider
LEHI, UT--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - DigiCert, Inc., a leading global Certificate Authority and provider of trusted identity and authentication services, has been selected by the GÉANT Association as its exclusive provider of SSL certificates for its members for at least the next two years. The GÉANT Association's announcement follows a tender process that began in early 2014. MarketWire

Allianz Global Assistance USA Awards Final 2014 Grants to Non-Profits
RICHMOND, VA--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - Henrico-based Allianz Global Assistance USA today named the recipients of the final wave of its 2014 corporate giving program. The company's Travel Aid Grant (TAG) program supports non-profit organizations across the country whose project, program or initiative is enhanced or achieved through travel. MarketWire

Saffron Granted U.S. Patent for Hyper-Sparse Matrix Compression
LOS ALTOS, CA--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - Saffron, the first artificially intelligent, cognitive computing platform that learns, reasons and anticipates like you and for you, today announced it has been awarded U.S. Patent #8,909,609, "Methods, systems and computer program products for providing a distributed associative memory base MarketWire

Coveo Predicts Technology Trends That Increase Employee and Customer Proficiency in 2015
SAN MATEO, CA, and QUEBEC CITY, QC--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - Coveo, the leading advanced enterprise search provider, today announced the top five trends that it predicts will increase worker and customer proficiency in 2015 MarketWire

Battelle Unifies Maritime Technologies Leadership Structure
COLUMBUS, OH--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - Battelle announced this week that its wide array of maritime technologies will now be housed under one leadership structure lead by Rear Admiral Fred Byus, USN (Ret.) to better meet the accelerating growth of the government and commercial maritime technology markets. MarketWire

All Covered Acquires Assets of 2 Detroit-Based IT Services Companies
RAMSEY, NJ--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - All Covered, a division of Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. (Konica Minolta) and one of the nation's leading IT Services companies, announces that it has acquired the assets of Integrated Data Solutions, Inc. and its sister company RockIT Cloud Solutions, LLC, both of Detroit. MarketWire

Pieris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Goes Public, Raises $12.2 Million
FREISING, GERMANY--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - Pieris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC PINK: PIRS) (formerly Marika, Inc.), a Nevada corporation, announced today its successful completion of a share exchange transaction with Pieris AG, a German stock corporation pursuant to which Pieris AG became a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company MarketWire

ISV Alliance Program Ends Scanner Compatibility Issues
ROCHESTER, NY--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - Anyone who has had hardware compatibility issues when trying to connect with software knows how frustrating it can be. When it happens at home, it's annoying. When it happens in your business, it wastes time and money. MarketWire

Two New Royalton Luxury Resorts Open in Riviera Cancun
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - Award-winning Royalton Luxury Resorts has celebrated the opening of two new resorts in Riviera Cancun, Mexico. Royalton Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa and the adults-only Hideaway at Royalton Riviera Cancun are now welcoming guests to experience All-In Luxury™ services MarketWire

PowerPlan Selected as a 2014 Red Herring Top 100 Global Award Winner
ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - PowerPlan, the leading provider of accounting, tax and capital budgeting optimization solutions for asset-intensive businesses, celebrates its status as a 2014 Red Herring Top 100 Global award winner. MarketWire

UPDATE - 'Let It Move You(TM)' From the Inside Out: Zumba Provides Simple Tips to Tap Into Your Inner Happy Place for the New Year
MIAMI, FL--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - Every year, millions of Americans commit to challenging New Year's resolutions, but research has shown only 8 percent actually stick to them.1 While it may be grueling to reach ambitious goals of weight loss or exercise, starting from within and achieving happiness may be the key to long-term success MarketWire

Great Quest Announces Positive Engineering Study for Pilot facility
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - Great Quest Fertilizer Ltd (TSX VENTURE: GQ) (FRANKFURT: GQM) ("the Company") is pleased to announce the result from the Engineering study of the Company's planned pilot scale phosphate manufacturing facility MarketWire

SparkLabs Global Ventures Invests in Code Kingdoms and MangoPlate; Maurice Werdegarsas, CEO of Western Technology Investment, Joins as Advisor
PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - SparkLabs Global Ventures (, a global seed-stage fund, announces their investments into Code Kingdoms, a UK-based education technology startup, and MangoPlate, a fast growing restaurant discovery app in South Korea. MarketWire

Synergy Resources Corporation Provides an Operations Update, Estimating 100% Year-Over-Year Production Growth, and a Revised Fiscal 2015 Capital Forecast
PLATTEVILLE, CO--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - Synergy Resources Corporation (NYSE MKT: SYRG) ("Synergy," the "Company"), a U.S MarketWire

6D Global Technologies, Inc. Named as Amazon Web Services APN Consulting Partner
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - Six Dimensions, Inc., a 6D Global Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SIXD) company, announced it has joined the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN) as a Standard Tier Consulting Partner MarketWire

Union Dental Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Drinkable Air
CORAL SPRINGS, FL--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - Union Dental Holdings, Inc. (OTC PINK: UDHI), -- a Company that operates and manages a network of dentists throughout the United States for union members announced today it has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire Drinkable Air, Inc. in a cash and stock transaction MarketWire

Balmoral Continues to Expand Grasset Ni-Cu-PGE Discovery
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - Balmoral Resources Ltd. ("Balmoral" or the "Company") (TSX: BAR) (OTCQX: BALMF) reported the final results of the summer/fall drill program on the Company's wholly owned Grasset Property in Quebec MarketWire

Spindle Adds Credit and Debit Payment Acceptance to Bancroft & Associates Online Property Management Payment Platform
SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - Spindle, Inc. (OTCQB: SPDL), a leading provider of mobile commerce solutions, announced that Bancroft & Associates, a leading property management company, has added credit and debit card acceptance capabilities to its web-based payment platform MarketWire

Comstock Mining Launches 2014-2015 Exploration & Development Program
VIRGINIA CITY, NV--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - Comstock Mining Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE MKT: LODE) announced today that it has launched its 2014-2015 exploration and development drilling program (the "Program"). Drilling on the East-side of Lucerne commenced this week MarketWire

Lupaka Gold Corp.: Mine Plan Approved and Permits Received to Start Development Activities at the Invicta Gold Project
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - Lupaka Gold Corp. ("Lupaka Gold" or the "Company") (TSX: LPK) (LMA: LPK) (FRANKFURT: LQP) has been granted the permits and licenses necessary to commence mine preparation and development work at the Invicta Gold Project. These licenses and permits were granted as a result of the regulatory acceptance of the Company's Mining Plan for Invicta. MarketWire

Customers Bancorp Announces Transfer of Its Listing to the NYSE
WYOMISSING, PA--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - Customers Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: CUBI), the parent company of Customers Bank (collectively "Customers" or "Company"), today announced its intention to transfer the listing of its Voting Common Stock, $1 par value per share (the "Voting Common Stock"), and its 6 MarketWire

WideOrbit Appoints Steve McCartney to Lead Its Digital and Programmatic Business in Europe
SAN FRANCISCO, CA and LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - WideOrbit Inc., the leading provider of advertising management software for media companies, announced that Steve McCartney, one of Europe's foremost experts on the use of Big Data in digital advertising, has joined the company as Managing Director of Europe and SVP of Digital and Programmatic MarketWire

Native Ad Survey: Ads vs. Editorial, Can Consumers Tell the Difference?
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - Adiant, owner of Adblade the largest content style native ad exchange on the web and IndustryBrains, released findings from several native advertising online surveys that they conducted MarketWire

BBX Capital Real Estate Announces Completion of First Apartment Homes at Altis at Kendall Square
FT. LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - Ft. Lauderdale, Florida-based BBX Capital Real Estate, a division of BBX Capital (NYSE: BBX) is pleased to announce that the first building of apartment homes at Altis at Kendall Square located on West Kendall Drive in Miami-Dade County (16950 SW 93 St) received its certificate of occupancy and the first residents have moved in.  MarketWire

Winnebago Industries Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2015 Financial Results
FOREST CITY, IA--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - Winnebago Industries, Inc. (NYSE: WGO), a leading United States (U.S.) recreation vehicle manufacturer, today reported financial results for the Company's first quarter of Fiscal 2015 ended November 29, 2014. MarketWire

JetBlue Adds Three New Routes From Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU) today adds three more nonstop routes from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), all to Florida: Fort Myers (RSW), Jacksonville (JAX) and West Palm Beach (PBI). Service to Jacksonville is twice daily, while Fort Myers and West Palm Beach will enjoy daily service MarketWire

Aurora Health Care Debuts Quarterly Health of Wisconsin Report
MILWAUKEE, WI--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - Driven by a commitment to helping people live better, healthier lives, today Aurora Health Care, Wisconsin's largest health care provider, released its new Quarterly Health of Wisconsin Report. MarketWire

'Let It Move You' From the Inside Out: Zumba Provides Simple Tips to Tap Into Your Inner Happy Place for the New Year
MIAMI, FL--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - Every year, millions of Americans commit to challenging New Year's resolutions, but research has shown only 8 percent actually stick to them. While it may be grueling to set ambitious goals of weight loss or exercise, starting from within and achieving happiness may be the key to long-term success MarketWire

STT Enviro Corp. Signs Exclusive Cooperation Agreement With Metso Minerals for North, Central and South America
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - STT Enviro Corp. ("STT" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: STT) is pleased to announce that it has signed a Cooperation Agreement (the "Agreement") with Metso Minerals ("Metso") to be the exclusive supplier of VERTIMILL® Lime Slaker Systems in North, Central, and South America.  MarketWire

TeleManagement Technologies, Inc. Achieves AOTMP Efficiency First(R) Solution Certification
INDIANAPOLIS, IN--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - AOTMP is pleased to announce that TeleManagement Technologies, Inc., a telecom expense management company, was awarded Efficiency First® Solution Certification. MarketWire

Applied DNA Sciences Invited to Serve on AATCC Fiber Analysis Test Committee
STONY BROOK, NY--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: APDN), (Twitter: @APDN), a provider of DNA-based anti-counterfeiting technology and product authentication solutions, announced today that the company will serve on the RA24 Fiber Analysis Test Methods Committee, part of the American Association of Textile Chemistry and Colorists, (AATCC) MarketWire

LMK App Gives Insight to the Naughty and Nice List
MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - Sphere of Influence, Inc. is pleased to announce that LMK App will be available between now and Dec. 24 for people interested in determining where exactly they sit on the famous Naughty or Nice List used in the North Pole MarketWire

Zephyr Real Estate Participates in London's Luxury Property Show
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - Through their international affiliation with Mayfair International, Zephyr Real Estate presented a display at this year's Luxury Property Show held at the exclusive Hurlingham Club in London, England. The exhibit showcased some of the very finest homes from around the world, and San Francisco was well represented. MarketWire

The Cashdales Celebrate Christmas in Chelsea
CLEVELAND, TN--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - Christmas is almost here! And to celebrate the imminent arrival of St. Nick, the Cashdales are trotting over to Chelsea, AL for the 15th annual Chelsea Christmas Parade. The parade takes place this Saturday, December 20, at 10 a.m. MarketWire

RedSky Technologies Releases Version 6.4 of E911 Manager(R) and E911 Anywhere(R)
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - RedSky Technologies, Inc., the leading provider of automated E9-1-1 solutions, today announced Version 6.4 of E911 Manager® and E911 Anywhere®, the leading enterprise software and cloud solutions for E911.  MarketWire

StubHub Announces Partnership With AudienceView
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - StubHub, the world's largest ticket marketplace, today announced a brand new partnership with AudienceView, the complete e-commerce provider for entertainment organizations worldwide, to serve as a distribution channel for primary ticketed events.  MarketWire

Morpho's Itemiser 4DX Receives ECAC Approval for Explosives Screening
PARIS, FRANCE--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - Morpho (Safran), through its subsidiary Morpho Detection, today announced the Itemiser® 4DX explosives trace detector (ETD) has successfully completed European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) Common Evaluation Process (CEP). MarketWire

VIQ Solutions Announces Sebastien Pare Appointed CEO and a Director Effective February 1, 2015
VIQ Solutions Inc. ("VIQ Solutions" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE: VQS) announces that effective February 1, 2015 David Outhwaite will retire as Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation and Sebastien Pare will succeed Mr. Outhwaite as Chief Executive Officer, such that Mr. Pare will become the Corporation's President and Chief Executive Officer as at such date. Mr MarketWire

Interfor Continues to Grow in the US
INTERFOR CORPORATION ("Interfor" or the "Company") (TSX: IFP) announced today that it has reached agreement with Simpson Lumber Company, LLC ("Simpson") to acquire Simpson's sawmill operations in Meldrim, GA, Georgetown, SC, Longview, WA and Commencement Bay, WA (collectively the "Sawmill Operations") MarketWire

Adorama Adds Complimentary Overnight Shipping for the Holidays to Its Growing List of Valuable Customer Services
Adorama (, one of the world's largest photography, video, imaging and electronics retailers, is adding complimentary overnight shipping for many products available on its website and at its Manhattan-based store that are purchased through December 23, 2014 MarketWire

New Brunswick Should Review Hydraulic Fracturing Moratorium
The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) today called upon the New Brunswick government to hold off its proposed moratorium on hydraulic fracturing and to work with industry and communities to keep the door open for future natural gas development in the province. MarketWire

American Leisure Holdings, Inc. Reports on Wholly Owned Subsidiary Financials
American Leisure Holdings, Inc. (OTC PINK: AMLH) posted financials today for its wholly owned subsidiary, Wroblewski Oil and Gas Company, on the OTCMarkets' website in the filings and disclosure section under supplemental information. MarketWire

Forsythe Receives ISO 27001 Certification for Managed Services
Forsythe is pleased to announce that it has received the ISO 27001 Certification for its Managed Services Division. The ISO 27001 Certification, published by the International Organization for Standardization, is the leading international standard for measuring information security management systems (ISMS) MarketWire

Investview, Inc. Acquires Electronic Impact Investing Marketplace Technology
Investview, Inc. (OTCQB: INVU) today announced that it has acquired the assets of GATE Global Impact Inc., including their GATEWAY 2.0 platform that is a centralized market place to facilitate transactions in impact investments MarketWire

Helix Announces the Results of Its Annual General Meeting
Helix BioPharma Corp. (TSX: HBP) (FRANKFURT: HBP) ("Helix"), a biopharmaceutical company developing drug candidates for the prevention and treatment of cancer, announced that its Annual General Meeting (the "Meeting") was held today as scheduled. MarketWire

Internet Marketing Inc. and WebmasterRadio.FM Team Up for the "Digital Marketplace" Radio Series
Internet Marketing Inc., a full service digital marketing agency headquartered in San Diego partners with WebmasterRadio.FM, a recognized media leader, in providing inspiring digital marketing radio content. MarketWire

Hollywood Cars Museum by Jay Ohrberg at Hot Rod City, Las Vegas, Showcases Classic Film and TV Vehicles -- Including James Bond, Batmobiles, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Other Wild Creations by the Veteran Custom Car Builder
Hot Rod City Las Vegas and Michael Dezer, owner of one of the world's largest vehicle collections at The Miami Auto Museum, announce the grand opening of the new Hollywood Cars Museum by Jay Ohrberg in Las Vegas. The recent partnering of Dezer, one of the world's foremost car collectors, and legendary custom car builder Ohrberg has resulted in a 30,000 sq.-ft MarketWire

Teekay Tankers Ltd. Announces Public Offering of Class A Common Stock
Teekay Tankers Ltd. (Teekay Tankers or the Company) (NYSE: TNK) announced today that it plans to offer 20,000,000 shares of Class A common stock of the Company in a public offering. Teekay Tankers expects to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 3,000,000 shares of Class A common stock MarketWire

KAR Auction Services, Inc. Announces Amendment to U.S. Securitization Facility
KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE: KAR) today announced that its subsidiaries Automotive Finance Corporation (AFC) and AFC Funding Corporation (AFC Funding), have entered into Amendment No MarketWire

The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay Introduces an Intriguing Package
The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay welcomes guests to stay a little longer and enjoy the beautiful winter days and cool ocean breezes. The resort's Intrigue Package extends the visit with a complimentary night at Northern California's only luxury coastal resort. MarketWire

Residence Inn Miami Aventura Mall Gives Pets the Royal Treatment
Pets deserve a little pampering too. Which is why the Residence Inn Miami Aventura Mall puts just as much time into catering to your favorite furry companion as it does to its guests. The Florida hotel has hosted all kinds of pets over the years, from dogs and cats to birds, penguins, monkeys, flamingos and sloths MarketWire

Clarabridge Continues Strong Momentum as CEM Leader
Clarabridge, Inc., the leading provider of Customer Experience Management (CEM) solutions for the world's top brands, today announced its continued leadership and momentum in the CEM industry, pointing to strong growth in revenue, headcount and data volume as it continues its strategic expansion in the space MarketWire

Airbus Group Completes Successful Flight Tests of Laser-Based Airspeed Sensor System
Airbus Group has completed successful flight tests on a fiber-optic, eye-safe, laser-based sensor system that delivers accurate airspeed information in the three axis at low and even negative airspeed. This range of capability is not possible with pitot tubes, the longstanding industry standard for airspeed sensors. MarketWire

Ellsworth Fund Ltd. Announces Increase to Share Repurchase Program
Ellsworth Fund Ltd. (NYSE MKT: ECF) announced today that its Board of Trustees has increased the current repurchase plan to up to 7% of the Fund's outstanding shares (up to approximately 920,000 shares). The Board of Trustees had authorized the program in an effort to address an undervaluation of the Fund's shares MarketWire

Bancroft Fund Ltd. Announces Increase to Share Repurchase Program and Commitment to Improving the Valuation of Its Shares
Bancroft Fund Ltd. (NYSE MKT: BCV) (the "Fund") announced today that its Board of Trustees has increased the number of shares to be acquired by the Fund pursuant to the share repurchase program announced last month. Pursuant to the revised authorization, the Fund will repurchase up to 7% of the Fund's outstanding shares (up to approximately 367,000 shares) MarketWire

AVIX Announces Reverse Stock Split and Appoints New CEO
AVIX Technologies, Inc. ("The Company" or "AVIX") (OTC PINK: AVIX) announced today its intent to execute a 1 for 1000 reverse stock split of the Company's issued and outstanding common stock (rounding up any fractional numbers) effective at the close of business on January 8, 2015 or soon thereafter upon approval by FINRA. MarketWire

Aria Development Group and AQARAT Announce New Downtown Miami Mixed-Use Project
Aria Development Group, together with AQARAT, announced its latest development in the heart of Downtown Miami's bourgeoning urban core. The mixed-use project, set to open in 2017, will feature luxury apartments and Miami's first YOTEL hotel MarketWire

TICC Capital Corp. Adopts Stock Repurchase Program
TICC Capital Corp. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: TICC) announced today that the Company's board of directors has authorized a program for the purpose of repurchasing up to $50 million worth of its common stock MarketWire

Index Quarterly Report Shows Major Surge in Spending From Finance Brands
Index Exchange, a division of ad technology leader Casale Media, today released the findings of its Quarterly Report covering Q3 2014 programmatic spending (download the full report here: MarketWire

500px Takes Mobile Photography Experience to New Levels Empowering iOS Users With Direct Capture Features
500px, the premier photo community for discovering, sharing, buying and selling the highest quality photography, announced today a new iOS app with direct image capture functionality and enhanced features, bridging the gap between mobile and traditional digital photography MarketWire

New Bluetooth(R) Core Specification 4.2 Makes Major Leap Forward With Advancements for the Internet of Things; Also Adds Privacy, Security, and Speed Enhancements
Earlier this month the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) announced the release of Bluetooth Core Specification 4.2, introducing important new features for Bluetooth Smart, the ultra-power efficient, application-friendly version of Bluetooth MarketWire

SCV Sanitation District Wins State Regulators' Approval of Cost-Saving Changes to Chloride Limit Compliance Requirements
The Santa Clarita Valley (SCV) Sanitation District won the unanimous approval Tuesday of the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) of important technical changes to the chloride (salt) compliance requirements. The changes will reduce costs to valley property owners and will prevent steep and recurring state fines, state penalties and potential federal fines MarketWire

A Unique Holiday Gift: Cal Water Employees Volunteer to Make Bakersfield Police Activities League Center More Environmentally Friendly
Employee volunteers from California Water Service Company (Cal Water), the largest subsidiary of California Water Service Group (NYSE: CWT), will help the Bakersfield Police Activities League (PAL) celebrate the holidays by doing a "green makeover" on its youth center that provides after-school and enrichment services for local at-risk youth. MarketWire

Giant MoonPie Dropping to the Sounds of the Village People on New Year's Eve in Mobile, Alabama
If you think it is fun to stay at the YMCA, wait until you experience the four-diamond Renaissance hotels adjacent to this year's MoonPie Over Mobile celebration. This year marks the seventh MoonPie over Mobile New Year's Eve celebration and will feature the Village People and Evelyn "Champagne" King MarketWire

S&ME to Acquire Littlejohn
S&ME, Inc., a Raleigh-based engineering, environmental and construction services company, announced its intent to purchase Littlejohn, a Nashville-based planning, engineering and environmental design firm. MarketWire

AMD to Report Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results on January 20, 2015
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it will webcast its earnings conference call on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. EST / 2:30 p.m. PST to discuss the results of its fiscal fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 27, 2014. All interested parties will have the opportunity to listen to the real-time audio webcast of the teleconference over the Internet through AMD's Web site at ir MarketWire

Hotel's New Package Showcases Quebec City as a Winter Wonderland
Winter weather has inspired poetry, holiday songs and the ubiquitous "Frozen" movie. Now travellers who want an authentic experience with the white stuff have only to book the new Winter Enchantment package at the Quebec City Marriott Downtown. MarketWire

Renaissance Westchester Grants Holiday Wishes This Season
Just in time for the holidays, Renaissance Westchester Hotel is announcing a new package aimed at seasonal shoppers. The Shop 'Til You Drop package gives guests plenty to celebrate this year, with deluxe accommodations, a Macy's reusable tote for carrying gifts, plus a complimentary shuttle to and from Westchester Mall. MarketWire

Renaissance Washington DC Helps Out With Last-Minute Holiday Shopping
With the coming holidays just days away, last-minute shoppers are flocking to DC to tackle their unfinished lists, and many are turning what could be a stress-filled weekend of crowd-surfing and deal-hunting into a fun shopping adventure MarketWire

Research Maps Enterprise IT Customer Journey Through Content Resources
IDG Enterprise -- the leading enterprise technology media company composed of CIO, Computerworld, CSO, DEMO, InfoWorld, ITworld and Network World -- reveals how IT decision-makers (ITDMs) use content to educate themselves throughout the purchase process, and the preferred timing for vendor follow-up, in the 2014 Customer Engagement study (Click to Tweet) MarketWire

The Bridgewater Marriott Announces Seven-Days-a-Week Service at Its Concierge Lounge
For anyone who thinks service is a lost art, it's time to book a stay at the Bridgewater Marriott. In addition to its abundance of amenities like express check-in/check-out, free parking and a full-service business center, the hotel now offers access to its concierge lounge seven days a week MarketWire

Leading Music Journalist Dan Ouellette Joins ZEALnyc as Contemporary Jazz Critic
City media firm This Week, LLC is pleased to announce that its New York City arts and entertainment property ZEALnyc has been joined by Dan Ouellette, a leading voice in contemporary jazz journalism. Mr MarketWire

Phocuswright Research Finds Sputtering European Economy Halts Holiday Spending Recovery
After climbing out from the depths of the global economic recession, Europe appeared to be on track for a lasting recovery. But despite some signs of progress, the region's economic rollercoaster continued in 2014, amid fears of a renewed slowdown in the region's largest economies MarketWire

New National Championship Package Takes the Trophy Among Hotel Deals in Fort Worth
College football fans following the ups and downs of their favorite teams have the opportunity to score their own touchdown of sorts this January MarketWire

'21st Century Robot' -- New From Maker Media
The goal is simple: To create 7 billion robots. The method is elaborate: Use a manifesto, four science fiction stories, several worldwide adventures, a serious dose of 3D printing, plenty of open source technology, the efforts of a first grade class, and a socially precocious bot named Jimmy to bring that vision to life. MarketWire

Machine Solutions Inc. Acquires Steeger USA
Machine Solutions Inc. ("Machine Solutions") continues to grow its presence in the medical device manufacturing equipment market as evidenced by today's announcement that it has acquired Steeger USA. With headquarters in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Steeger USA is the leading manufacturer of braiding equipment for the medical device industry MarketWire

Get City Slick at Threadneedles, Autograph Collection With Henry Herbert Tailors
In London's Square Mile there is no room for square suits -- gentlemen and women are judged as much on their brains as they are by the cut of their jib MarketWire

JW Marriott Hotel Jakarta Energizes Meetings With Personalized Coffee Breaks
There is a new reason to book an event at the stylish JW Marriott Hotel Jakarta: imaginative coffee breaks that offer meeting guests a personalized opportunity to recharge between sessions. MarketWire

Jahia Launches Form Factory to Further Free Digital Marketing Teams in the Creation and Monitoring of Their Favorite Engagement Tools
Less than a year after the launch of the new major version of its flagship solution, Digital Factory 7, Jahia announces the release of Form Factory, a new powerful tool to further free marketing team from IT constraints. MarketWire

/ KILL - Accordion Health
Editors and other readers are advised to disregard the news release with the headline, "Accordion Health Secures $60,000 as the National Science Foundation Supports Its First-of-Its Kind Healthcare Analytics Service With EmployerDirect Healthcare (EDHC)," issued December 17th by Accordion Health. The release was issued in error. MarketWire

Closed Deal Announcement -- Peakstone Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to on Recapitalization Transaction With Prudential Capital Partners
Peakstone serves as exclusive financial advisor to on recapitalization transaction with Prudential Capital Partners. is the leading global online retailer of fine watches and specialty jewelry, and sells thousands of products from over 70 brands in over 100 countries annually. MarketWire

It's Official: AdStation Has Gathered Over 1.5 Billion Unique User Profiles
Today AdStation, Adknowledge's email channel, announced that it had officially reached the milestone of gathering over 1.5 billion unique consumer profiles. Each profile, compiled from response-based data, helps the AdStation network match the most relevant offer to the consumer most likely to convert MarketWire

Zepol Publishes Its 'United States and Europe Trade Report'
Zepol Corporation (, a company that specializes in U.S. trade data, published its latest report on the imports and exports between the United States and Europe. This report's data is in high demand due to recent negotiations for a transatlantic trade agreement and increased tensions with Russia MarketWire

Bayport International Holdings, Inc. (BAYP) Announces Completion of the Brown Lease in McIntosh County, Oklahoma
Bayport International Holdings, (OTC PINK: BAYP) is pleased to announce the completion of Well 5 with ranges of 80 to 100 mcf per day. Well 2 should have the final completion and testing ranges of mcf per day to announce shortly. The Brown lease project is part of JV entered into with Downhole Energy, LLC. to operate and produce such wells. MarketWire

S&P Issues Research Update on CFC Based on Revised Methodologies
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services (S&P) has published a research update on the National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation (CFC) following a previously announced affirmation of its issuer credit rating of CFC at A with a change in outlook to "negative," based on revised methodologies for nonbank financial institutions (NBFIs). MarketWire

Australian Makes a $52,516.81 "Cash Splash" at All Slots Casino
When Franc L. of Australia made a simple $50 deposit at All Slots Casino this December, he certainly expected to have a good time, but he never anticipated winning a $52,516.81 AUD jackpot. But when the lucky player decided to try his luck on the 5-reel progressive video slot game Cash Splash, that is precisely what happened. MarketWire

Redbox Adds Two Executives to Los Angeles-Based Content Team
Redbox today announced two additions to its content leadership team: T.J. Moffett, vice president of Movies, and Bill West, vice president of Video Games. Both executives will be based in Redbox's Santa Monica office and report to Mike Saksa, Redbox's head of content. MarketWire

The $100,000,000.00 USD License and Manufacturing Deal With Renown Power Inc. Hong Kong and Coates Power Inc., Ltd. Is On; Coates International Ltd. Executives Returned From Their Highly Successful Three Week Visit to China
Coates International, Ltd. (OTCQB: COTE) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that the three week visit to China by Company top Executives was extremely successful and as Mr. Coates expressed, the deal is on. MarketWire

Mark Danisewicz Set to Retire as CFO of AMERICAN SYSTEMS in Mid-2015
AMERICAN SYSTEMS, a leading provider of federal IT and engineering solutions, today announced that its Chief Financial Offer (CFO), Mark Danisewicz, plans on retiring in mid-summer 2015 after a 35-year career with the company MarketWire

TextMe Launches Recharge Me for Android: First Application to Let People Send Mobile Top-Up for FREE
TextMe, the universal communications app for mobile devices, today premieres Recharge Me for Android, the first application to allow Android users to send mobile top-up to their friends and family abroad for free. Recharge Me is the simplest and fastest way to send top-up funds to one's friends and family all year long. MarketWire

UL Workplace Health & Safety Representative Wins Regional HDI Analyst of the Year Award
The Music City chapter of HDI, a community of technical support professionals, has selected UL Workplace Health & Safety customer support professional Bradley Jones as its 2015 Analyst of the Year MarketWire

SmartMetric Develops Biometric Chip Credit Cards Using Your Fingerprint to Turn on Your Credit Card -- You Are the New Biometric Security Key
SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB: SMME) After over ten years of research and development, SmartMetric has developed a biometric fingerprint reader powered by a rechargeable battery so small that it sits inside a credit or debit card MarketWire

Fulcrum Completes the First Closing of Fulcrum Capital Partners V
Fulcrum Capital Partners Inc. ("Fulcrum") has completed a first closing of CAD180 million for its fifth private equity fund, Fulcrum Capital Partners V, L.P. (the "Fund") MarketWire

Top Trial Law Firm Grossman Roth, P.A. Celebrates Successes of 2014
Grossman Roth, P.A., one of Florida's top trial law firms, experienced a year of big trial wins, top accolades and prestigious awards, reaffirming the caliber of its founders and partners. MarketWire

National Hockey League Names Constellation Its Official Energy Provider, Will Offset Carbon Footprint Across All 30 Team Markets
In keeping with its priorities to reduce its environmental impact and accelerate a greater movement toward a healthier planet, the National Hockey League (NHL®) today named Constellation, a leading competitive energy and services company, as its official preferred energy provider MarketWire

Activities Within and Around Wishbone Gold's White Mountain Property Confirms Potential
As of September, 2014, Wishbone Gold (WSBN) (AIM: WSBN)(OTC PINK: WISHY) is pressing forward with their exploration team's evaluation of the White Mountain tenement (EPM 18393) in northeast Queensland, Australia, while continuing to monitor the activities of adjacent and surrounding exploration programs. MarketWire

Teekay Tankers Agrees to Acquire Five Modern Aframax Tankers
Teekay Tankers Ltd. (Teekay Tankers or the Company) (NYSE: TNK) today announced that it has agreed to acquire four coated Aframax tankers and one uncoated Aframax tanker for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $230 million. The five vessels, which are expected to be delivered in the first quarter of 2015, were constructed in 2008, 2010 and 2011 at top tier shipyards in Japan and China MarketWire

Trevali Provides Caribou Zinc Mine Re-Start Update
Trevali Mining Corporation ("Trevali" or the "Company") (TSX: TV)(LMA: TV)(OTCQX: TREVF)(FRANKFURT: 4TI) provides a status update on construction and mine re-start activities at its wholly-owned Caribou polymetallic mine and mill complex located in the Bathurst Mining Camp of northeastern New Brunswick, Canada. MarketWire

UPDATE - Furlocity Successfully Completes $1.2 Million Private Offering
Furlocity, Inc. ("Furlocity" or the "Company"), a premier pet accommodations website and online booking platform that enables pet parents to search, identify and book trusted pet boarding facility stays, veterinary services and pet-friendly hotels, announced today the successful completion of an approximate $1.2 million private offering (the "Financing"). MarketWire

CSO's 2015 Compass Awards Recognize Innovation, Achievement and Leadership by Security Executives
IDG Enterprise's CSO -- the premier security media brand providing insight into business risk leadership -- is proud to announce the 2015 CSO Compass Award recipients, recognizing security executives who demonstrate innovation, achievement and leadership in security driving business value MarketWire

Ed Sheeran Scores Highest U.S. Charting of His Career With "THINKING OUT LOUD"; Third Single From the British Phenom's Chart-Topping, Gold-Certified Album "x" Climbs to #6 on the Billboard Hot 100 as Sales Surpass the Half-Million Mark; Recent High Profile Television Appearances Include Performances
Atlantic recording artist Ed Sheeran's new single "Thinking Out Loud" has skyrocketed to #6 on the Billboard Hot 100, earning the acclaimed singer-songwriter the highest charting U.S. single of his career so far MarketWire

Premier HR Business Event: HCI's 2015 Human Capital Summit to Explore the Changing Face of HR
The Human Capital Institute (HCI), the global institution for strategic talent management, today announced details of its 2015 Human Capital Summit, taking place Tuesday, March 31 through Thursday, April 2, 2015 at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. MarketWire

Mortgage Rates Find New Lows for 2014
Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates falling to new lows for this year as 10-year Treasury yields closed at their lowest level since May 2013. MarketWire

Root Inc. Adds Key Talent to Senior Consulting Team
Root® Inc., the strategy execution company, today announced Nate Butki and Kurt Cumming have joined the company as Managing Directors. Both offer decades of business experience in providing strategic guidance to global organizations, leading workplace culture transformations, and driving organizational optimization. MarketWire

Land Securities Group PLC: Block Listing Six Monthly Return
Land Securities Group PLC (LSE: LAND) (OTC PINK: LSGOF) MarketWire

CubeSmart Managed Facility Named 2014 New Facility of the Year by Mini-Storage Messenger
CubeSmart (NYSE: CUBE) today announced that its Bristow, Virginia facility was named Mini-Storage Messenger's 2014 Facility of the Year winner in the new facility category. MarketWire

Rubicon Begins Stockpiling Mill Feed for Projected Production Commencing Mid-2015
Rubicon Minerals Corporation (TSX: RMX)(NYSE MKT: RBY) ("Rubicon" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the construction of the Phoenix Gold Project ("Project") in Red Lake, Ontario, Canada continues on schedule for projected initial production in mid-2015 and remains well-funded to completion MarketWire

MMRGlobal Cyber Liability Insurance Program Protects Patients, Subscribers & Physicians From Losses Against Hacking Into Protected Health Information
MMRGlobal, Inc. (OTCQB: MMRF) ("MMR") today called attention to the Company's Million Dollar Cyber Liability Insurance program whereby the protected health information of patients, subscribers, employers and healthcare professionals stored in MMR's MyMedicalRecords Personal Health Record ("PHR") systems is protected against unauthorized intrusion under the program MarketWire

Vanguard Mining Reports Progress on Development of Limestone Mine in North Sumatra
Vanguard Mining Corporation (OTC PINK: VNMC) (NASDAQ: VNMC) today announced that PT Mega Kencana Persada (MKP), a company owning a 330-hectare limestone concession in Mandailing Natal, North Sumatra, has confirmed that it has met all the requirements for licensing and permitting and will be ready to commence production in early 2015. MarketWire

Gala Global Taps Fashion Icon Paul Frank to Create Hemp Based Products
Gala Global, Inc. (OTCQB: GLAG) today announced that internationally recognized designer and entrepreneur Paul Frank, original founder of Paul Frank Industries and creator of Julius the Monkey with the full line of animated characters, has agreed to join the company's board of directors and lead the creative direction for Gala's upcoming Hemp based fiber apparel and accessories division. MarketWire

Toshiba Wins 2014 Cloud Computing Product of the Year Award for Hybrid Cloud Networking Business Telephone Solution
Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division (Toshiba -- has been honored with a 2014 Cloud Computing Product of the Year Award for its Hybrid Cloud Networking Solution MarketWire

Baidu Research Achieves Speech Recognition Breakthrough With "Deep Speech"
Baidu Research, a division of Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU), today announced initial results from its Deep Speech speech recognition system. MarketWire

Webzilla Joins SGIX
Webzilla, a global enterprise hosting provider, joined the Internet exchange (IX) in Singapore, SGIX. The move allows for a significant reduction in latency and increased service quality in the region. MarketWire

Cell MedX Corp. (CMXC) Announces the First Order Received by Its Newly Formed Wholly Owned Subsidiary
Cell MedX Corp. (OTCBB: CMXC) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the formation of its wholly owned subsidiary, Avyonce Cosmedics Inc. ("Avyonce"). Avyonce will concentrate its efforts on the resale and marketing of spa technology and equipment to the worldwide beauty and wellness industry. Avyonce has received its first order for approximately US$55,000 from Dubai, United Arab Emirates. MarketWire

CardioDx Raises $35 Million in Equity Financing
CardioDx, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company specializing in cardiovascular genomics, today announced the close of $35 million in total equity financing. Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo) participated in this round together with the company's existing investors. MarketWire

FIDO Ready(TM) Products at the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show
CES -- The FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance (, an industry consortium revolutionizing online authentication with the first standards-based specifications, today announced FIDO Ready™ products on display at the 2015 International Consumers Electronics Show (CES), which is taking place in Las Vegas, NV from January 6-9, 2015 MarketWire

Unprecedented Growth in the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Market Over the Next Decade
NSR's newly released Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) via Satellite report projects impressive growth for satellite-based UAS in all regions, with revenues rising from $1.3 billion in 2013 to $3.1 billion in 2023 MarketWire

Animax Debuts Stick and Chick Hip-Hop Shooter Game on Mobile Devices
Emmy award-winning studio Animax Entertainment, today released Stick and Chick, an epic hip-hop comedy shooter game featuring Stick, a revengeful stick figure on a rampage to rescue his girlfriend Chick from her thug of a brother, Thick. Stick is ready to use every weapon under the sun to fight through the gritty urban jungle in his quest to save his girl MarketWire

Pure TalkUSA Offers Additional Data and Unlimited Talk, Text and MMS With Updated Plan
Pure TalkUSA, a leading provider of affordable, no-contract mobile phone service, introduced a new Unlimited Plus Plan that includes unlimited talk, text, MMS (multi-media messages) and 2 GB of data per month. MarketWire

Pegasystems Signs Unicorn Systems as New Systems Integrator to Grow European Business
Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA), the software company powering the digital enterprise, today announced a new European partnership agreement with Unicorn Systems to develop business transformation projects that leverage Pega's market-leading strategic applications. MarketWire

Connected Car Innovator Zubie Launches Exclusive Perks Program for Customers
Zubie, a leading company in the emerging connected car space, today unveiled its new Perks program to offer timely and targeted automotive savings to drivers. The Perks program is the first of its kind to use connected car technology in order to offer drivers relevant savings on items such as insurance, services or accessories through qualified third-party vendors MarketWire

ZL Technologies' Unified Archive(R) Earns Product Innovation Distinction From Best in Biz Awards 2014
ZL Technologies, Inc. (ZL), established leaders in unified information governance for large organizations, announced today that their flagship ZL Unified Archive® (ZL UA) platform has won silver in the Best in Biz Awards 2014 for "Most Innovative Product of the Year - Enterprise" category MarketWire

Furlocity Successfully Completes $1.2 Million Private Offering
Furlocity, Inc. ("Furlocity" or the "Company"), a premier pet accommodations website and online booking platform that enables pet parents to search, identify and book trusted pet boarding facility stays, veterinary services and pet-friendly hotels, announced today the successful completion of an approximate $1.2 million private offering (the "Financing"). MarketWire

AmeriFirst Finance Chooses Sphere 3D SnapServer NAS and RDX QuikStor Removable Backup Appliance for Protecting Business-Critical Data

Major League Football's Website,, Wins Interactive Media Awards'(TM) "Best in Class"
Major League Football (OTC PINK: MLFB), spring-football's new publically-traded professional league scheduled to kick off in 2016, announced today that its website was awarded "Best in Class" by Interactive Media Awards™. MarketWire

4Cable Receiving Purchase Orders for Its Patent-Pending RF2F(TM) Converter
4Cable TV International, Inc. (OTCQB: CATV) ("4Cable" and/or the "Company"), a global manufacturer of outdoor equipment for cable and broadband transmission providers, is pleased to announce that the Company has begun receiving purchase orders from cable system operators across the country for its Patent-Pending RF2F™ (Coaxial to Fiber Optic) Converter technology MarketWire

Service Desk Reporting Made Simple
Aberdeenshire Council selects Cherwell Service Management® as its IT service management (ITSM) solution, citing dashboards and real-time reporting functionality as critical to its selection process. As a progressive council, its Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) team wanted a new service desk tool to help it meet the Council's aim to deliver first class public services. MarketWire

Vendini Names Keith Goldberg Chief Revenue Officer and Russ Nelson as Vice President of Product
Today, Vendini, the company that makes the business of live events simple, is announcing that it has named Keith Goldberg as Chief Revenue Officer and Russ Nelson as VP of Product. These new promotions are a result of the rapid growth the company has experienced and will position Vendini to further scale. MarketWire

XZERES Sees Accelerating Sales Growth, Driven by Further Adoption in Key Markets
XZERES Corp. (OTCQB: XPWR), a global clean energy solutions company, has seen an acceleration in its small-wind turbine system sales over the last several months, with expectations for additional growth throughout 2015. MarketWire Hires Brent Peters to Strengthen Executive Team
Today,, the leading cloud-based sales acceleration technology company, announced the addition of former Chief Technology Officer at eBay Enterprise, an eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) company, Brent Peters, to its executive team in the role of senior vice president of engineering MarketWire

Sailor Credits Magellan GPS for Best Early Christmas Gift: A Guinness World Record
Quin Suhay's dad is now "Officially Amazing," according to the Guinness Book of World Records (GBWR) certificate that just arrived in the mail from London, England as an early Christmas gift for dad. "That's because Magellan is AWESOME!" said Quin, age 11 when he saw the proof of his father's accomplishment. MarketWire

Axxess Pharma Forms Partnership With Roc Nation Sports and throne boxing in Promotion of TapouT Product Line
Axxess Pharma Inc. (OTC PINK: AXXE), a specialty pharmaceutical and nutritional supplements company, is pleased to announce they have partnered Roc Nation Sports on their first three boxing events under the throne boxing banner MarketWire

Majesco Entertainment Completes Fund Raising and Appoints Two New Directors
Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative provider of video games for the mass market, today announced it has closed on a financing for $6,000,000 with certain accredited investors, approximately $1,000,000 of which has been released to the Company MarketWire

Bidtellect Continues Explosive Growth, Reports More Than 200% Increase in Engagement Using Its Native Advertising Exchange
Bidtellect, a leading Native Advertising technologies and solutions provider, today announced year-end metrics revealing an astonishing amount of growth for the company since bringing its Native exchange to market in June. Bidtellect credits some of this expansion to its position at the intersection of Native and programmatic. With Business Insider Intelligence(1) predicting U.S MarketWire

TiVo Research & Analytics Releases First-Ever "State of TV Report"
TiVo Research & Analytics today released the first-ever "TiVo State of TV Report," revealing startling changes to the ever-evolving TV and entertainment industries. The report details key insights into viewing habits, advertising and commercial retention rates, as well as top streamed and time-shifted programs. MarketWire

Daxor Corporation Appoints Michael Feldschuh as Executive Vice President
Daxor Corp (NYSE MKT: DXR) announced today that it has appointed Michael Feldschuh as Executive Vice President, to head business development and strategic initiatives for Daxor Corporation as part of the firm's effort to build its medical device business. MarketWire

Parks Associates: 41% of U.S. Home Caregivers Use a Digital Health Device and 8% Use Online Tools to Coordinate Caregiving
Parks Associates finds 41% of caregivers in U.S. broadband households currently use a digital health device as part of their caregiving routine, including 8% who use online tools to coordinate their efforts. The research firm's 360 View: Health Devices and Services for Connected Consumers 2014 analyzes multiple consumer surveys, including a 2Q 2014 survey of 10,000 U.S MarketWire

Auto Club Projects Record Holiday Travel
More Southern Californians will travel over this Christmas-New Year's holiday than for any holiday since 2001, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California's holiday travel forecast. More than 7.57 million Southland residents -- and nearly 12.2 million statewide -- are expected to travel 50 miles or more during the holiday travel period of Dec. 23 through Jan. 4 MarketWire

The True Life Companies Acquires Property Planned for 173 Homes in Menifee, CA
The True Life Companies (TTLC) is rapidly expanding its multi-state presence in the Western United States. With its first land acquisition in the Inland Empire, the Southern California division recently closed escrow on 64-acres in the city of Menifee. The property has an approved tentative tract map for a community of 173 homes on lots averaging 9,000 square feet MarketWire

UniPixel to Present at Needham Annual Growth Conference on January 14, 2015
UniPixel, Inc. (NASDAQ: UNXL), a provider of Performance Engineered Films™ to the touch screen, flexible printed electronics, lighting and display markets, has been invited to present at the Needham Annual Growth Conference being held on January 11-15, 2015 at the New York Palace Hotel in NYC. MarketWire

RealtyTrac Presents the 10 Naughtiest and Nicest Housing Markets
RealtyTrac® (, the nation's leading source for comprehensive housing data, today released a list and infographic of the naughtiest and nicest U.S. cities based on the number of sex offenders per capita, unemployment rates, foreclosures, school scores, and crime ratings. MarketWire

UK Smartphone Users Demand Flawless Mobile Data Service
Mobile operators are investing significantly in the speed, performance and availability of mobile broadband networks. These are worthwhile and timely initiatives, according to a recent Vasona Networks, Inc.® survey of United Kingdom smartphone users, which found widespread expectations for flawless wireless data performance. The survey found: MarketWire

Niagara Bottling LLC Starts Up $72 Million Facility in Georgia, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Niagara Bottling LLC (Ontario, California) has completed construction and will begin producing bottled water this month at its new, 450,000-square-foot plant in Newnan, Georgia. MarketWire

Oil Slump Threatens Future Australian LNG Projects, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources Australia (Perth, Australia) -- The future of Australia's liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry is threatened by declining oil prices. Traders use oil to benchmark LNG prices. The oil price plunge has reduced the profit margins for Australia's three operating LNG developments and the projected profits of the seven LNG projects that are under construction MarketWire

Pure Romance Reveals Top 20 "Sexiest Cities in America" for 2014 With Washington D.C. on Top
Video b-roll (Pure Romance CEO & President Chris Cicchinelli and Pure Romance Founder Patty Brisben unveil the Top 20 Sexiest Cities in America): MarketWire

PIMCO Hires Two More Equity Specialists in Expansion of Global Equities Platform
PIMCO, a leading global investment management firm, has hired Giles Money as Senior Vice President and a Portfolio Manager focused on global growth equity strategies and Lucrecia Tam as Senior Vice President and an equity analyst focused on industrials. Both Money and Tam will be based in London and report to Virginie Maisonneuve, Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer - Global Equities. MarketWire

Mirantis Publishes VMware Reference Architecture
Mirantis, the pure-play OpenStack company, today released a reference architecture for VMware vCenter™ Server™ and VMware NSX™, making it easy for enterprises to take advantage of OpenStack in VMware environments. MarketWire

Toronto Dentist Launches New Responsive Website as a Virtual Window Into Her Practice
Dr. Susie Ang, a dentist in Markham and the Greater Toronto area, is announcing the launch of a new website for her office that is designed to provide a thorough and easy-to-use resource for individuals searching for information on dental treatment MarketWire

Former Harvard Graduate School of Education Executive Sarah Glover Joins Panorama Education as Outreach Director
Panorama Education (, which partners with K-12 schools to collect and analyze feedback from teachers, parents and students, announced today that Sarah Glover has joined the company as Outreach Director MarketWire

Greystone Closes First Two Freddie Mac Small Balance Multifamily Loans
Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) Multifamily and Greystone announce the closings of the first two transactions originated by Greystone under Freddie Mac's new Small Balance Loan offering. The more than $4.6 million in loans were to refinance smaller rental properties in Los Angeles, California. MarketWire

Brovada Appoints Ben Stinson as Vice President of Sales, USA
Brovada Technologies, a leading provider of streamlined connectivity for the insurance industry, is happy to announce the appointment of Ben Stinson as Vice President of Sales. Based on his extensive experience within the analyst community, Stinson brings established relationships with insurers, associations, and technology providers MarketWire

Elemica Discusses 10 Top Supply Chain "E Lessons Learned" in 2014
Elemica, the leading Supply Chain Operating Network provider for the process industries, discusses lessons learned in 2014 that will deliver value to a company's supply chain, better positioning businesses to champion their marketplace in 2015 MarketWire

Masergy Security Offering Shortlisted for 2014-2015 Cloud Awards
Masergy Communications Inc., a global leader in managed networking and cloud services, today announced the company has been recognized in the 2014-2015 Cloud Awards program. Masergy was selected in the Security Innovation of the Year category. MarketWire

Avangate Hosts the First Digital Alley at Affiliate Summit West 2015
Avangate, the leading Digital Commerce solution provider trusted by thousands of Software, Cloud and Online Services companies to grow their business worldwide, today announced it will unveil its new "Digital Alley" concept at Affiliate Summit West 2015, taking place January 18-20, 2015 in Las Vegas, NV MarketWire

B2W Software's Cloud Hosting Shortlisted for 2014-2015 Cloud Awards
B2W Software, a leading provider of enterprise-class construction software, services and solutions, today announced the company's B2W Cloud has been recognized in the 2014-2015 Cloud Awards Program within the Best Cloud Hosting Provider category MarketWire

Carlypso Releases Study Showing Trends in Car Selling Across the U.S.
Carlypso, the first technology company to help owners sell used cars completely hassle-free for more money than a trade in, announced today the results of a study on used car sales trends. The results are part of a study Carlypso conducted over four months (May to August 2014), examining 2.5 million used car sales across 97 metropolitan areas. MarketWire

The Paslin Company Awarded $1.7 Million Michigan Business Development Program Grant
The Paslin Company, a turnkey systems integrator focused on robotic automation in the automotive and heavy industries market, today announced that the Company has been awarded a $1.7 million Michigan Business Development Program performance-based grant in connection with the Company's new facility in Shelby Township, Michigan. The Company expects completion of the facility in early 2015. MarketWire

Integrated Building Maintenance Opens New Office Locations
Integrated Building Maintenance, a nationwide professional building maintenance service company, is pleased to announce three new office locations and the expansion of resources available to the company's network. MarketWire

Algae Biomass Organization Welcomes Gas Technology Institute as New Corporate Member
The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO), the trade association for the algae industry, welcomed today Gas Technology Institute (GTI) as a new corporate member MarketWire

River's End Trading Expands Partnership With Brooks Brothers for Corporate Market
River's End Trading's exclusive partnership with Brooks Brothers brings style and cachet to the corporate apparel market across price points. Corporate customers' desire for the quality and prestige of Brooks Brothers apparel is in high demand. Offering the Brooks Brothers budget-friendly 346 collection and the new performance golf polo meets corporate customers' needs for exclusive apparel. MarketWire

Synapse Design to Moderate "Evolve or Die" Technical Panel

National Association of Sports Commissions Names Host Cities for 2018 and 2019 Symposium
The National Association of Sports Commissions (NASC) today announced the Host Cities for its 2018 and 2019 Symposium. The 2018 NASC Symposium will be held in Minneapolis and the 2019 Symposium will be in San Diego. MarketWire

Gilreath & Associates Co-Founder Sid Gilreath Named Knoxville's Top Product Liability Attorney for 2015
It is one thing for a law firm to be recommended by satisfied clients, but another thing altogether to be recommended by other attorneys. Founding partner and Tennessee personal injury attorney ( MarketWire

Coastal Integrated Services, Inc. (COLV) Announces Engagement of QualityStocks Investor Relations Services
Coastal Integrated Services, Inc. (OTCQB: COLV) today announces that it has engaged the investor relations services of QualityStocks. Based in Scottsdale, Arizona, QualityStocks has assisted more than 300 public companies with its efforts to broaden influence, attract growth capital and improve shareholder value. MarketWire

Camellia by Brookfield Residential Offers Luxurious New Homes in Rosedale
The combination of grand new homes, luxury amenities and panoramic locations are attracting homebuyers to Camellia, the newest luxury neighborhood of just 57 residences in Rosedale. Located in San Gabriel Valley's #1 master-planned community, these brand new single-family detached residences by Brookfield Residential feature city light views from more than half of its home sites MarketWire

Immediate Move-In Opportunities Now Available at Luna in Irvine
California Pacific Homes is offering buyers immediate homeownership at Luna in the Village of Portola Springs®. Those interested in this limited time opportunity are encouraged to explore Luna's courtyard home designs, including the spacious Residence One MarketWire

Caserta Neighborhood Experiences Impressive Sales With 98 Homes Sold in 12 Months
Caserta by California Pacific Homes is one of Irvine's most popular new-home neighborhoods with 98 homes sold in just 12 months. Set in Irvine's Cypress Village, the demand for this elegant collection of townhomes and flats is so impressive that extended phases are now selling MarketWire

HotelTonight Announces the Seven Days of New Year's 2015
Core News Facts: The holidays are here, and HotelTonight is ringing in the season with the "7 Days of New Year's," a week of special deals, surprises and NYE tips, for travelers looking to celebrate in style MarketWire

Auto Buying Site carwow Selects Marin Software to Automate Online Ad Campaigns
Marin Software (NYSE: MRIN), provider of a leading cross-channel performance advertising cloud, today announced carwow has selected Marin Software to optimize the management of their paid search and social campaigns. Carwow, an online platform that enables users to compare offers from dealerships for brand new cars, chose Marin due to the efficiency gains and improved ROI Marin drives. MarketWire Gives Subscribers 20% Cash Back at Over 1,000 Top Retail Sites on Free Shipping Day, a subscription commerce leader and pioneer in free shipping solutions for online retailers, today celebrates Free Shipping Day by giving subscribers 20% cash back on all purchases made at over 1,000 top online retailers. MarketWire

Scott Cahill and Fulcrum Partners Support Burkina Faso Ministry
Working to change conditions in Burkina Faso, Africa, one of the poorest countries in the world, Scott Cahill, a founder and managing director at Fulcrum Partners LLC executive benefits consultancy, continues his support of the Luis Palau Association MarketWire

BioCNG, LLC Announces Groundbreaking on BioCNG Vehicle Fuel System and Pipeline for Grand Junction, Colorado's Persigo WWTP
BioCNG, LLC announced that it participated in a groundbreaking ceremony to launch the BioCNG™ biogas conditioning system and gas pipeline for the Persigo wastewater treatment plant (WWTP), in Grand Junction, Colorado MarketWire

Orlando Plastic Surgeon Clarifies Benefits and Limitations of Liposuction Methods
Patients seeking to reduce deposits of fat that are resistant to diet and exercise often turn to liposuction to enhance body contour, explains Dr. James Matas, a plastic surgeon in Orlando. In its most basic form, he says this procedure is designed to reduce stubborn pockets of fat in targeted areas, such as the thighs, abdomen, and love handles MarketWire

San Diego Ophthalmologist Reveals Why PRK May Be Recommended Over LASIK
Although LASIK surgery remains one of the most popular forms of laser vision correction, not every patient is an ideal candidate for the procedure. Fortunately, for patients who are not eligible for LASIK but still wish to rid themselves of the inconvenience of glasses and contact lenses, the San Diego eye doctors at Gordon-Weiss-Schanzlin Vision Institute offer an alternative. According to Dr MarketWire

Flowserve MEN/ME Family of Water Pumps Updated to Meet New Energy Efficiency Standards in European Union
Water Pumps Designed to Reduce Customers' Total Cost of Ownership GlobeNewswire

Eurocastle Investment Limited :Eurocastle Declares a Dividend of €0.125 Per Ordinary Share for the Fourth Quarter 2014

Pöyry PLC: Pöyry lowers its guidance for the operating profit in 2014
PÖYRY PLC          Company announcement 18 December 2014 at 6:40 p.m. (EET) GlobeNewswire

KBC Group: KBC further optimises capital structure
Press release KBCOutside trading hours - Regulated information* GlobeNewswire

Ordina expects results of investigation at end of January 2015
Nieuwegein, the Netherlands, 18 December 2014 GlobeNewswire

Oriola-KD sale and leaseback of Mölnlycke central warehouse
Oriola-KD Corporation Stock Exchange Release 18 December 2014 at 4.00 p.m. GlobeNewswire

Kitron: Financial Calendar for 2015
(2014-12-19) The Board of Directors of Kitron ASA presents the financial calendar for 2015: GlobeNewswire

Neste Oil to sell Kilpilahti electricity distribution network
Neste Oil Corporation Stock Exchange Release 18 December 2014 at 2.30 p.m. (EET) GlobeNewswire

One-off costs and weaker Norwegian market impact Rezidor's 2014 results
Delivery of margin enhancing objectives delayed due to fragile European recovery and developments in Russia GlobeNewswire

Esperite N.V. appoints EY as external auditor
Esperite N.V GlobeNewswire

Telefonica and Ericsson connect the Peruvian Amazon with 4G/LTE

Valmet to invest in a new services center in Asia-Pacific
Valmet Corporation's press release on December 18, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. EET GlobeNewswire

Statkraft AS : Increase in equity capital
The Norwegian Government's proposal of strengthening the equity in Statkraft SF with NOK 5 billion was approved by the Parliament on 11. December 2014.  This increase in equity capital was today adopted at an extraordinary general meeting in Statkraft SF.  Statkraft SF has today used the increased equity as an equity contribution into Statkraft AS. GlobeNewswire

Share subscriptions with Cargotec 2010 stock options in 2015
CARGOTEC CORPORATION, STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE, 18 DECEMBER 2014 AT 3.30 PM (EET)   Share subscriptions with Cargotec 2010 stock options in 2015 GlobeNewswire

OP-Pohjola Group Central Cooperative and financial instrument issuer Pohjola adopt Group-level Communications and Disclosure Policy
Pohjola Bank plcOP-Pohjola Group Central Cooperative Stock Exchange Release 18 December 2014 GlobeNewswire

Hiab is moving to a dealer based distribution in Mexico to strenghten its leading position
CARGOTEC CORPORATION, PRESS RELEASE, 18  DECEMBER 2014 AT 2 PM (EET) Hiab, part of Cargotec, and Consorcio Industrial Puebla S.A.P.I. de C.V. (CIPSA) have signed an agreement regarding a long-term distribution partnership in the Americas region. As a part of the transaction Hiab will sell its current sales company HIAB S.A de C.V. which employs 70 persons GlobeNewswire

Valmet's seasonal donation goes for girls' education, catastrophe aid and forest conservation
Valmet Corporation's press release on December 18, 2014 at 09:30 a.m. EET GlobeNewswire

ARCADIS: Niek Hoek steps up as Chairman of Supervisory Board
December 18, 2014 - ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the world's leading natural and built asset design & consultancy firm, announced today that Niek Hoek will step up to take the role of Chairman of the ARCADIS Supervisory Board per January 1, 2015, following his resignation as Chairman of the Executive Board of Delta Lloyd GlobeNewswire

Herantis Pharma Plc's financial reporting in 2015
Herantis Pharma Plc's financial reporting in 2015 GlobeNewswire

Wärtsilä wins contracts for sea water desalination systems for seven cruise ships
Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 18 December 2014 at 9.30 am EET GlobeNewswire

KBC Group: Results of the capital increase of KBC Group NV for the employees and effects on the transparency obligations
Press releaseOutside trading hours - Regulated information* GlobeNewswire

Securimate Chooses Austin, TX, for Its Headquarters
AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - December 17, 2014) - Securimate, Inc., the leading enterprise-level third-party management solution for anti-bribery and anti-corruption compliance, today announced it has moved its headquarters to 11044 Research Blvd., Suite B-520 in Austin, Texas. The company previously had a satellite office in Austin, located on Bee Cave Road. MarketWire

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