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Stratex Oil & Gas Holdings, Inc. Provides Update Following Acquisition of Richfield Oil & Gas Company
SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - ­­Stratex Oil & Gas Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: STTX) ("Stratex" or the "Company") provided an update today with respect to the Company's recent acquisition of Richfield Oil & Gas Company ("Richfield") MarketWire

Deep Well Announces Preliminary Results of the Sawn Lake SAGD Demonstration Project
Deep Well Oil & Gas, Inc. (and its subsidiaries - "Deep Well" or "Company") (OTCQB: DWOG) is pleased to announce preliminary results of the Sawn Lake Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage ("SAGD") Demonstration Project. MarketWire

ADP Small Business Report: Small Business Employment Increased by 101,000 Jobs in November
Private sector small business employment increased by 101,000 jobs from October to November according to the November ADP Small Business Report®. Due to the important contribution that small businesses make to economic growth, employment data that are specific to businesses with 49 or fewer employees is reported each month and broadly distributed to the public, free of charge MarketWire

ADP National Employment Report: Private Sector Employment Increased by 208,000 Jobs in November
Private sector employment increased by 208,000 jobs from October to November according to the November ADP National Employment Report®. Broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge, the ADP National Employment Report is produced by ADP®, a leading global provider of Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions, in collaboration with Moody's Analytics MarketWire

Randgold Resources: Treat All Stakeholders as Equals
Rangold Resources (LSE: RRS) (NASDAQ: GOLD) MarketWire

Christian Brothers Auto Repair Franchise Expanding in Charlotte Area
Texas-based auto repair franchise Christian Brothers Automotive is about to open its fourth store in the Charlotte area, and the fifth is scheduled to open in the summer -- a remarkable feat for a brand that made its North Carolina debut in 2013. MarketWire

Green Hills Software to Present and Exhibit at Freescale Technology Forum 2014 in Tokyo, Japan
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, Prince Park Tower, Tokyo, Japan, December 4, 2014. Green Hills Software's distributor in Japan, Mr. Hiroyuki Keino from Advanced Data Controls, Corp., will present the following lecture: MarketWire

The Initial Public Offering of Leipurin Plc is interrupted and the listing is cancelled for the time being
LEIPURIN PLC STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASEDecember 3, 2014 at 18:50Not for publication or distribution, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, South Africa, Singapore or Japan or any other jurisdiction in which the distribution or release would be unlawful GlobeNewswire

Invitation to a Q&A teleconference with Outotec's CEO
OUTOTEC OYJ  STOCK EXCHANGE NOTICE  December 3, 2014  AT 10.00 A.M. GlobeNewswire

PowerPlan Enhances Functionality With 10.4.3 Release
ALTANTA, GA--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - PowerPlan, the leading provider of accounting, tax and capital budgeting optimization solutions for asset-intensive businesses, has released its latest version continuing to support the unique needs of its customers. MarketWire

Mobile Growth Surpasses Desktop This Black Friday and Cyber Monday
SAN FRANCISCO,CA--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - This Black Friday marked a tipping point in which many retailers for the first time saw more traffic from customers on mobile devices than on laptop or desktop computers. As sales in brick and mortar stores slumped, online traffic and revenue grew, with the growth of mobile eclipsing that of desktop. MarketWire

Allegiant Travel Company Announces a Special Dividend of $2.50 per Share
LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - The Board of Directors of Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) today declared a special cash dividend of $2.50 per share on its outstanding shares of Common Stock. This dividend will be payable on January 6, 2015 to stockholders of record at the close of business on December 19, 2014 MarketWire

Mattson to Participate at the 3rd Annual Midtown CAP Summit
FREMONT, CA--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - Mattson Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MTSN) announced today that company management is scheduled to participate in the following investor event: MarketWire

John W. VanSanten Awarded CRE Designation
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - Stout Risius Ross (SRR), a global financial advisory firm specializing in Investment Banking, Valuation & Financial Opinions, and Dispute Advisory & Forensic Services announced today that John W MarketWire

Royalton Luxury Resorts Opens a Second All-Inclusive Luxury Property in Cuba
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - Award winning Royalton Luxury Resorts expands its portfolio with the addition of the Royalton Hicacos Varadero Resort & Spa MarketWire

Imperus Announces US$40 Million Debt Facility and C$20 Million Best Efforts Private Placement Offering of Subscription Receipts
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - Imperus Technologies Corp MarketWire

Community-Development Conference in DC Will Attract Nearly 2,200 Professionals, $3 Million in Economic Impact
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - A nearly $3 million boost is coming to the Washington, DC economy when almost 2,200 community development professionals from around the country convene in the city for the NeighborWorks Training Institute Dec. 8-12 MarketWire

Domo Named Best Company to Work for Third Year in a Row
SILICON SLOPES, UT--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - Domo, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) venture that is redefining the business intelligence (BI) market and transforming the way business is managed, today announced that it has been named a Best Company to Work For by Utah Business. Domo has won this award for the three consecutive years it has been eligible to compete. MarketWire

Konica Minolta Releases PageScope Mobile iOS App 4.3 and Android App 4.0
RAMSEY, NJ--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) announces the launch of the PageScope Mobile iOS App version 4.3 and the PageScope Mobile Android App version 4.0. MarketWire

Target Energy Appoints Divestment Advisor
WEST PERTH, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - US-focused oil and gas producer Target Energy Limited ("Target") (OTCQX: TEXQY) (ASX: TEX) is pleased to advise that in accordance with its previously stated strategy, it has agreed with its partners on the appointment of Scotia Waterous as adviser to the divestment of the Fairway Project ("Fairway") in the Permian Basin, Texas. MarketWire

JetBlue's Sixth Annual "Swing for Good" Charitable Fundraising Campaign Raises $600,000 for Youth-Focused Charitable Partners
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - MarketWire

Ghostery Unveils New Privacy Browser for Android Users
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - Ghostery, a leader in digital privacy and transparency, today announced a new mobile web browser for privacy-conscious consumers using Android devices. MarketWire

Viveve Announces Presentation at World Meeting in Paris
SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - Viveve Medical, Inc. ("Viveve") (OTCQB: VIVMF), a company focused on women's health, today announced that Dr MarketWire

Lindsay Honda Installs Induction Light Fixtures Across Massive Dealership Parking Lot
JACKSON, MI--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - Lindsay Honda located in Columbus, Ohio, is a new car Honda dealer selling various Honda automotive models, and is home to one of the largest indoor showrooms in the country MarketWire

Cambia Health Foundation Announces $10 Million Endowment to the Palliative Care Center of Excellence at UW Medicine in Seattle; Center to Take on Cambia Name
PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - Cambia Health Foundation today announced that it will provide a $10 million gift to UW Medicine for its Palliative Care Center of Excellence, a gift that will secure the future of the center. The center will be renamed the Cambia Palliative Care Center of Excellence this December MarketWire

Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. Adds Choice Financial Group CEO Brian Johnson to Board of Directors
WORTHINGTON, OH--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - Midwest Energy Emissions Corp (OTCQB: MEEC) today announced that Brian Johnson has been added to its Board of Directors. Since February 2011, Mr. Johnson has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Choice Financial Group, a $900 million locally owned community bank with 15 locations in North Dakota and Minnesota MarketWire

Compass Intelligence Releases Its Latest Report: In-Vehicle Wireless Broadband -- Connected Vehicle Survey of Consumers
SAN ANTONIO, TX--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - Compass Intelligence is proud to announce the release of its latest report on the "In-vehicle Wireless Broadband -- Connected Vehicle Survey of Consumers". This report explores the views, perspectives, opinions, wants/needs, trends, and feedback of drivers and passengers around the future of in-vehicle wireless broadband services MarketWire

Machrihanish Dunes Wins 'Resort of the Year' at Inaugural Golfas Awards
ARGYLL, SCOTLAND--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - Ma The Village at Machrihanish Dunes, located in Argyll, announced today that it claimed 'Resort of the Year' Award for the first annual Golfas Awards as announced in National Club Golfer Magazine. Sponsored by teeofftimes.co.uk, the Golfas Award winners are chosen based on their innovation, imagination and hunger to achieve and improve MarketWire

Blue Earth Announces Initial CHP Energy Plant in Sumter, South Carolina With Expected Completion in First Quarter 2015
HENDERSON, NV--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - Blue Earth, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBLU) a renewable/alternative energy and energy efficiency services company, announced today that it expects to complete its initial combined heat and power ("CHP") energy plant in the first quarter of 2015 MarketWire

Energous Corporation Joins Power Matters Alliance
SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - At the year-end Power Matters Alliance (PMA) Member Conference in Miami today, it was announced that Energous Corporation ("Energous" or "the Company") (NASDAQ: WATT), has joined the Alliance and will chair the newly formed Uncoupled Power Working Group (UPG). MarketWire

Inca One Reports First Harvest of Gold and Silver From Resumed Test Milling Operations
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - INCA ONE GOLD CORP. (TSX VENTURE: IO) ("Inca One" or the "Company"), is pleased to announce that it has recovered 4,864.64 grams (156.53 ounces) of gold and 5,714.23 grams (183.72 ounces) of silver from the resumed test milling on the original milling circuit at its Chala One plant in Chala, Peru MarketWire

Magellan Announces Potential Acquisition of CO2 Source and Poplar Pilot Update
DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - Magellan Petroleum Corporation (NASDAQ: MPET) ("Magellan" or the "Company") today announced that it has, through an affiliated entity, acquired an option to acquire a large CO2 reservoir called Farnham Dome located in Carbon County, Utah MarketWire

Advanced Battery Technologies Receives National Approval for Its HEV/PEV Lithium-Ion Power Battery
NEW YORK, NY and BEIJING, CHINA--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - Advanced Battery Technologies, Inc MarketWire

PunchTab Report Reveals Mobile Wallet Insights and Trends Among Consumers
PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - PunchTab, the leading omni-channel engagement and insights platform, today announced a new report on mobile payment trends among different consumer groups and various mobile payment options.  MarketWire

PEDEVCO Corp. Completes Closing of Private Placement
DANVILLE, CA--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - PEDEVCO Corp. d/b/a Pacific Energy Development (NYSE MKT: PED) (the "Company"), an energy company engaged in the acquisition and development of strategic, high-growth energy projects in the U.S MarketWire

Qstream(R) Takes on the Human Side of Sales Acceleration and CRM with Next-Generation Analytics
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Illinois Mutual Deploys Neuron ESB for Extensive Modernization Effort
IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - Neuron ESB has been selected by Illinois Mutual Life Insurance for its enterprise integration platform. Neuron ESB will serve as the integration backbone for Illinois Mutual's extensive IT modernization program that includes internal insurance systems, agent-facing web-based systems, third-party services and mobile apps.  MarketWire

The Nerdery Opens Phoenix Branch, Expanding in Kansas City and Chicago
MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - The Nerdery is targeting Phoenix and Kansas City as its third and fourth markets for its growing custom software development business, while the Twin Cities-based tech company plans also to double its Chicago staff in 2015. MarketWire

CNBC's Brian Kelly Discusses Future of Alternative Currencies in New Book Published by Wiley
HOBOKEN, NJ--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - MarketWire

iWallet Tops USA Today's List of "10Best Readers' Choice: Best SkyMall Holiday Gift"
SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - USA Today 10Best readers were asked to help select the best holiday gifts from the popular in-air SkyMall catalog, and the results are in -- with iWallet Corporation (OTCQB: IWAL) topping the list. MarketWire

DeviceSecure(TM) Services Help Medical Device Developers Stay a Step Ahead of Hackers
COLUMBUS, OH--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - Hacking is in the news every day -- retailers, banks, governments, hospitals and many others have been victims. The threat extends to all connected devices and networked medical devices are no exception. Now, Battelle has a service to help. MarketWire

BBK Worldwide, ACRES Partnership Brings Patient Centricity to Alliance's Clinical Industry Standard Efforts
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FANCL Corp. Uses SAS Analytics to Personalize Marketing Campaigns
CARY, NC--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - FANCL Corp. has high standards when it comes to the quality of the ingredients it uses in its additive-free cosmetics and nutritional supplements. High standards are maintained in customer care, with the happiness of its customers forming the basis of everything FANCL does MarketWire

InstallAware X2 Is the Desktop Developers' Destiny: Celebrating a Decade of InstallAware, Revitalizing the Windows Desktop Experience, and Providing Cloud Infrastructure Public and Private -- Years Ahead of InstallShield
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Aeolus Files International Patent Application for New Patent on AEOL 10150
MISSION VIEJO, CA--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - Aeolus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: AOLS) MarketWire

PURE Energies Visits the Amazon Rainforest, Demonstrating That Sustainable Societies Are Possible Without a PhD
KENDJAM, BRAZIL--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - PURE Energies visits the extraordinary indigenous tribe protecting one of the world's largest surviving tracts of tropical rainforest. MarketWire

New Elsevier Reference Module in Biomedical Sciences Now Available
WALTHAM, MA--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the availability of its new Reference Module in Biomedical Sciences. The module provides biomedical and life science researchers access to trustworthy reference content updated as science progresses MarketWire

The Cashdales Hoof It Home for Christmas
CLEVELAND, TN--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - What's better than a one-horse open sleigh? How about a six-horse open wagon! The Cashdales, Check Into Cash's team of Clydesdale horses, will be making a special appearance in this year's MainStreet Cleveland Christmas Parade. The parade kicks off at 6 p.m. this Saturday, December 6, at Bradley Central High School. MarketWire

Caza Gold Corp.: Updates on Los Andes Project in Nicaragua and Termination of Shareholders Rights Plan
Brian Arkell, CEO and President of Caza Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE: CZY)(FRANKFURT: CZ6), is pleased to announce that the Company has engaged Aeroquest International, Ltd. to conduct an airborne magnetics survey over its Los Andes High Sulfidation Project MarketWire

Algae Biomass Organization Welcomes House Extension of Biofuels Tax Credit, Calls for Long-Term Solution
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Hotel's Warm Hospitality Makes the Holidays Brighter in Georgetown, D.C.
As the capital of the country, it stands to reason that Washington, D.C. is also the capital of holiday fun. From the National Christmas Tree at the White House, to ZooLights at the National Zoo, The District celebrates the season in a big way MarketWire

Mobile Devices Are Re-Defining Cyber Monday Retailing, Says MarketLive
MarketLive, the leading Total Commerce platform for high-growth retailers, today released a new set of retail sales statistics that track shopper traffic and sales revenues coming from mobile devices. The data shows retail sales revenues from smartphones and tablets increased an average of 141 percent during the weekend following Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday. MarketWire

Orefinders Trenching Extends Gold Zones West of Conceptual Pit Limit at Mirado Property, Kirkland Lake, ON
Orefinders Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE: ORX) reports significant trench results from its 100% owned Mirado Gold Property located 35 km southeast of Kirkland Lake, Ontario. Trench MZTR14-07W channel sampling returned a weighted average grade of 1 MarketWire

Murphy Analytics Announces Publication of Initiation Report on Red Giant Entertainment Inc.
Murphy Analytics (MA) has published an Initiation Report on Red Giant Entertainment Inc. (OTC PINK: REDG). The report contains a discussion of REDG's business operations, market dynamics, financials, potential cash flows and risks. The report is available at: http://www.murphyanalytics.com/uploads/REDG_Initiation.pdf. MarketWire

Franklin Resources, Inc. Announces Quarterly and Special Cash Dividends
Franklin Resources, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: BEN) announced a quarterly cash dividend in the amount of $0.15 per share payable on January 9, 2015 to stockholders of record holding shares of common stock at the close of business on December 31, 2014. The quarterly dividend of $0.15 per share represents a 25% increase over the dividends paid for the prior quarter and the same quarter last year. MarketWire

Alison Sweeney Rides With Medieval Times at 2015 Rose Parade
Award-winning actress, director and author Alison Sweeney has done it all. Best known for her television roles on Days of our Lives and The Biggest Loser, Sweeney also is a skilled horsewoman and lifelong Medieval Times fan. Today, Sweeney announced she will reprise last year's debut performance and ride with the fabled Medieval Times equestrian team at the 2015 Rose Parade. MarketWire

Syntegrity Networks Ranked 12th Fastest Growing North American Security Company on INC. 5000
Syntegrity, the provider of integrated security strategies and solutions for enterprises in the Global 2000, today announced its inclusion on the INC. 5000 list as the 12th fastest growing security company in North America. Syntegrity grew 605% over the three-year period used to determine the 2014 INC. 5000 standing. MarketWire

Elemica Focus Group Meeting -- Prioritizing Corporate Supply Chain Initiatives
Elemica, the leading Supply Chain Operating Network provider for the process industries, is sponsoring a Focus Group on "Prioritizing Corporate Supply Chain Initiatives" on January 27, 2015, facilitated by Lora Cecere, founder and CEO of Supply Chain Insights MarketWire

Newforma and NRI Partner to Promote Construction Team Collaboration
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Summer Infant Partners With Little Me to Expand SwaddleMe Brand Presence
Summer Infant, Inc. (NASDAQ: SUMR), a global leader in premium juvenile products, today announced that it has signed a license agreement with Little Me®, North America's premier newborn and infant clothing brand MarketWire

Homeowners Take Note! Holiday Fire Risk Increases After Christmas Day
Most homeowners are aware holiday decorations should be used with care. Each year, statistics tell the story of the fire danger resulting from frayed wires, proximity to heat sources, and lights left on unattended MarketWire

Finalists Named for 2015 Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation
Biomedical devices that detect and pinpoint cancer cells with more accuracy, additive systems to enable 3D manufacture at the micro-nanoscale, and sensors that improve highway safety by analyzing road conditions are among finalists for the 2015 Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation. The awards are sponsored by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, and Photonics Media. MarketWire

888 Success-Drink -- Product Launch
Success Holding Group International Inc. (OTCQB: SHGT) announces the creation of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Success-Drink Group Inc. to market and distribute its health drink called "888 Success-Drink". MarketWire

Superior Expansion Rounds Out the Fourth Quarter of an Explosive 2014
Superior Expansion Enterprises is a Long Island, NY-based marketing firm that is benefiting from continued success with its established retail program. 2013 was a record breaking year for Superior Expansion Enterprises and 2014 has far surpassed their projected growth MarketWire

Theravance Biopharma Announces New Employment Inducement Awards
Theravance Biopharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: TBPH) ("Theravance Biopharma" or the "Company") announced today, through its U.S. operating subsidiary, Theravance Biopharma US, Inc., that stock options to purchase an aggregate of 104,800 of the Company's ordinary shares were granted to ten new non-executive officer employees on December 1, 2014 MarketWire

Learn About Celebrity Cruises' Newest Vacations at a Live Web Event
Luxury Cruise News and Celebrity Cruises are hosting a live online event for consumers on Celebrity's newest vacation packages, taking place on Thursday, December 4 at 2pm EST. LCN Cruise Chat will bring travelers together with Celebrity experts to hear about an exciting new collection of Celebrity Explorations, which combine ocean and river cruise voyages into one amazing vacation. MarketWire

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals to Report Second Quarter Fiscal 2015 Financial Results After Market on December 10, 2014
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc MarketWire

Finance Tips Every College Student Should Know
(Family Features) When the acceptance letter arrives from a college or university, it's cause for celebration. But it's also time to do some serious number crunching and take steps to mitigate potential education-related debt. MarketWire

Food Allergies Can Cause Nutrition Gaps
(Family Features) The first mission in creating safe meals for children with food allergies is avoiding the offending ingredient. But there can be a downside to diets that miss out on the nutritional value found in foods kicked off the menu, according to Carolyn O'Neil, a registered dietitian and nutrition advisor to Best Food Facts. MarketWire

Globus Maritime Sets Date for the Release of Third Quarter and Nine Months 2014 Results, Conference Call and Webcast
Globus Maritime Limited ("Globus" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: GLBS), a dry bulk shipping company, announced today that it will release financial results for the three and nine months period ended September 30, 2014, after the market closes in New York on Friday, December 5, 2014. MarketWire

InterCore's Driver Alertness Detection System(TM); DADS(TM) Package for Personal Users Available Now for Activation; Get Yours Now at DADS.SRGINT.COM
InterCore, Inc. (OTC PINK: ICOR) ("InterCore") announces its DADS™ (Driver Alertness Detection System™) offer for personal users. MarketWire

Federal Court Ruling Could Kill 25-Year-Old Pentagon Test Program
Congress has voted to renew a 25-year-old Pentagon program titled the Comprehensive Subcontracting Plan Test Program (CSPTP). Federal District Court Judge William Alsup has ordered the Pentagon to release potentially damaging information that has been submitted under the CSPTP by one of the Pentagon's largest prime contractors, Sikorsky Aviation Corporation MarketWire

Avaya Appoints Laurent Philonenko as Senior Executive for Corporate Strategy, Development and CTO
Avaya today announced that Laurent Philonenko has been named senior vice president of Corporate Strategy and Development - CTO. In this role, Laurent will accelerate the development and execution of Avaya's short- and long-term growth and engagement strategies. He also joins the Avaya Executive Council. MarketWire

BRIC Language CEO Captivates ICT for Language Learning Conference Goers While Winning International Acclaim in the Process
Ryan McMunn, CEO and Founder of BRIC Language Systems delivered a targeted speech at Rosetta Stone, Berlitz, and the US Government. McMunn believes these two companies do a disservice to American language learners and that the US government has done the same. MarketWire

Rittenhouse Realty Advisors Sells 32 New Construction Units in Trappe, PA at North of $185,000 per Unit
Rittenhouse Realty Advisors is pleased to announce the sale of the Springhouse Apartments in Trappe, PA in Montgomery County. The new construction property was completed in 2014 and consists of four separate buildings comprised of large two bedroom, two bathroom units. "It is very rare that new construction projects become available for sale in the private capital arena in the Philadelphia MSA MarketWire

Boutique Hotel in Midtown Manhattan Invites Visitors to Do a Little Window Shopping
At the Renaissance New York Hotel 57, high design is found in every birch panel, velvet drape and burnished bronze accent. And now, fortunately for guests, that same artistic sensibility inspires a traditional seasonal activity: holiday window shopping along 5th Avenue. MarketWire

Portland, Maine Hotel Is the Ideal Place to Celebrate the Holidays
This month, Portland, Maine, is celebrating the holiday season with fantastic cultural events, shopping, and shows. Take advantage of Portland's great holiday events at the Courtyard Portland Downtown/Waterfront, a waterfront hotel in Portland, Maine. MarketWire

Magazines Canada Releases New Video "Anything Can Happen at a Magazine Stand"
Can one minute at a magazine stand tell you enough about someone that you could skip the first date? MarketWire

Jahia Releases a Comprehensive and FREE "First-steps" Online Training Package for Digital Factory 7
To further accelerate the interest and the adoption of its Digital Industrialization vision, embodied with the release of Digital Factory 7, the leading open source UXP vendor today announced the release of a comprehensive "first-steps" training package for editors, administrators and developers. For free. MarketWire

Hotel's Festive Packages Aimed at Creating Holiday Traditions in Kensington, London
Celebrate traditions of the holiday by creating your own. Whether planning an ice skating excursion with the family or showing your appreciation to business associates after a successful year; a four-star hotel in Kensington is positioned to help make the holidays merry and bright. MarketWire

3rd Annual LearnLaunch Edtech Conference Kicks Off January 23, 2015 at Harvard Business School
Boston's Edtech Community, Campus and Accelerator LearnLaunch today announced that it will hold its third annual conference Across Boundaries: Delivering on Edtech's Promise on January 23-24, 2015 at Harvard Business School in Boston, Massachusetts MarketWire

Judicial Watch: Documents Reveal Obama HHS Paid Baptist Children and Family Services $182,129,786 for Four Months Housing of Illegal Alien Children
Judicial Watch announced today that on September 9, 2014, it received documents from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) revealing that the Obama administration paid Baptist Children and Family Services (BCFS) $182,129,786 to provide "basic shelter care" to 2,400 "unaccompanied alien children" (UAC) for four months in 2014 MarketWire

Cheapflights.com Offers Travel Inspiration for International Volunteer Day
International Volunteer Day is Friday, December 5th. To mark this global celebration of volunteerism, the travel experts at Cheapflights.com, the online leader in finding and publishing travel deals, have come up with ways to take your love of travel and combine it with giving back MarketWire

Planet Resource Recovery, Inc. Post Financials for 3Q 2014
Planet Resource Recovery, Inc. (OTC PINK: PRRY) announced today that the Company has published its positive financial statements for the 9-months ended September 30, 2014. The unaudited financial statements are available at http://www.otcmarkets.com/stock/PRRY/filings MarketWire

MapR Chief Application Architect to Speak at Digital Oilfields Summit
MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced that Chief Application Architect Ted Dunning will present at the upcoming Digital Oilfields USA Summit held in Houston, TX. Additionally in December, MapR will speak on various Hadoop and big data topics at several regional meet ups. MarketWire

New Generation Consumer Group Announces Launch of Mucho Macho Michelada Line of Products for the Alcoholic Beverage and Snack Market
New Generation Consumer Group (OTC PINK: NGCG), a consumer products marketing and media company, announced today the launch of its Mucho Macho Michelada Line of Alcoholic Beverage and Snack Products. New Generation Consumer Group has plans to build several brands, including the Mucho Macho Michelada line MarketWire

Cardinal Energy Group, Inc. Announces Earnings Conference Call Co-Ordinates
Cardinal Energy Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CEGX), an oil and gas exploration and production company with its primary assets in Shackelford County, Texas, reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014. A conference call is scheduled for December 9, 2014 at 5PM EST. The call will be conducted by Timothy W. Crawford, CEO, and Gary B. Peterson, CFO. MarketWire

TheDirectory.com Completes Sixth Consecutive Year of Revenue Growth; Finishes Year With Record Stock Holders Equity and Reduced Debt Levels
TheDirectory.com, Inc. (OTC PINK: SEEK), an emerging leader in vertical and local search, today announced that it has completed its sixth consecutive year of top line growth. The Company ended the year with record stockholders equity and vastly reduced debt levels compared to the end of 2013. MarketWire

Give Some 'Christmas Feed... BACK' and Support War Child
WAR CHILD has teamed up with Warner Music to test your music knowledge with the ultimate festive music quiz, 'Christmas Feed... BACK.' MarketWire

Fennec Announces Private Placement of Units
Fennec Pharmaceuticals Inc. (the "Company" or "Fennec") (TSX: FRX)(OTCQB: FENCF), announced today that it has completed a non-brokered private placement (the "Offering") of 732,266 units for gross proceeds of US$2,196,798. MarketWire

Leading Canadian Consultancy TriCon Elite Joins Gridstore Accelerate Partner Program
Gridstore™, the leader in hyper-converged infrastructure purpose-built to optimize Microsoft workloads, today announced that TriCon Elite Consulting, one of Canada's leading enterprise consultancies, has signed as a premier partner in the Gridstore Accelerate Partner Program MarketWire

Survey Highlights Issues Faced by Massachusetts School District Leaders
Panorama Education (www.panoramaed.com), which helps K-12 schools improve through data analysis and feedback surveys of teachers, parents and students, announced today the results of a survey conducted in partnership with the Massachusetts Association of School Committees MarketWire

Brazil Minerals, Inc. Receives Contract for Sale of $200,000 in Sand From Mine
Brazil Minerals, Inc. (OTCQB: BMIX) (the "Company" or "BMIX", including its subsidiaries), a U.S. company with revenues from sales of both polished and rough diamonds as well as gold, announced today that it had received a written contract for sale of sand from its Duas Barras mine in Brazil. Sand is a byproduct of the processing for diamonds and gold MarketWire

ScienceLogic EM7 Now Certified for Integration With ServiceNow
IT monitoring software provider ScienceLogic Inc, today announced it has received certification of its integration with the latest release of ServiceNow. Certification by ServiceNow signifies that EM7 has successfully completed a set of defined tests focused on integration interoperability, security, and performance MarketWire

Vega Biofuels Named Key Player in Global Biochar Market Industry Analysis
VEGA BIOFUELS, INC. (OTC PINK: VGPR) announced today that a recent market research analysis named Vega as a "key player" in the fast growing Biochar market. MarketWire

Zipments Delivers Free Shipping & Local Retailer Discounts to NYC Holiday Shoppers
Zipments, the delivery-your-way logistics company, today announced Shopping Pass, a promotion that highlights local brick & mortar retailers and free, customized shipping. As part of the program, over 100 brick & mortar stores in NYC will provide holiday 2014 discounts to shoppers who buy products during the month of December & January MarketWire

Bionym -- Now Nymi -- Announces They Will Begin Shipping Nymi Band Discovery Kits to Developers
The team behind the Nymi Band announces today that they have begun selling a developer-targeted version of the Nymi Band called the "Nymi Band Discovery Kit" which will begin shipping on December 15th 2014. The kit includes the final hardware Nymi Band, the Nymi Companion Application, the Unlock Application and the Nymi Password Vault for the Windows platform MarketWire

DNA Sequencing Breakthrough -- Ex-Groupon CEO Joins Prenetics, Launches Non-Invasive Prenatal Test in Hong Kong
Prenetics™, a DNA biotechnology company, announces Danny Yeung has joined the company as its CEO and investor, as well as having led a $2.65M USD strategic seed funding round of high profile international investors into the company. Danny most previously was CEO of Groupon East Asia after having his start-up uBuyiBuy acquired by Internet Giant Groupon in 2010 MarketWire

SEMAFO Reports Resumption of Operations at Mana Mine
SEMAFO (TSX: SMF)(OMX: SMF) reported that operating activities resumed today at its Mana Mine in Burkina Faso. Operations had been suspended on the evening of Saturday, November 29, 2014. MarketWire

Certes Networks Releases CryptoFlow Cloud, Virtualized Data Traffic Security for Cloud, NFV, SDN
Certes Networks, a leading innovator in encryption solutions to protect networked applications, today announced CryptoFlow Cloud, a solution set for protecting sensitive data traveling in virtualized environments. MarketWire

Noble Life Sciences Acquires Spring Valley Laboratories
Noble Life Sciences (Gaithersburg, MD), a provider of preclinical drug development services, today announced the acquisition of Spring Valley Laboratories (Sykesville, MD), a full service, GLP (Good Laboratory Practice)-compliant, preclinical contract research organization (CRO) for the development of drugs, vaccines, and medical devices. MarketWire

FlipGive: Local Sports Teams Scoring Big With Gift Cards This Holiday Season
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SEI Year-End Survey: Advisors Believe in the Bull Market for 2015
Despite concerns about a market correction, a majority of advisors are optimistic about 2015 market performance, according to an SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC) Quick Poll released today. Nearly 96 percent of advisors surveyed felt either cautiously optimistic or excited about the coming year, with almost 85 percent believing that the markets will be as good, or better, than they were in 2014 MarketWire

U.S. Added 25,000 Franchise Jobs in November, According to ADP National Franchise Report
U.S. private-sector franchise jobs increased by 25,000 during the month of November, according to the ADP National Franchise Report®. Broadly distributed to the public each month free of charge, the ADP National Franchise Report measures monthly changes in franchise employment derived from ADP's actual transactional payroll data MarketWire

Lil Wayne Cameo in Fred Water Flask Kickstarter Video
As Weezy prepares to release his eleventh album, Carter V, he's seen drinking from the Fred Water Flask and remixing Aaron "Jaws" Homoki's techno beat found in Fred Water's Hilarious Kickstarter video. At just seven days into the 40-day campaign, the company surpassed its goal. MarketWire

Avadencia Wins 2014 Red Herring Top 100 Global
Red Herring announced Avadencia as a Red Herring 100 Global Winner at its Los Angeles event. Red Herring announced its Top 100 Global in recognition of the leading private companies from North America, Europe, and Asia today, celebrating these startups' innovations and technologies across their respective industries MarketWire

inTEST to Participate in Two Investor Conferences: 7th Annual LD Micro "Main Event" Micro-Cap Growth Conference; 3rd Annual Midtown CAP Summit 2014
inTEST Corporation (NYSE MKT: INTT), an independent designer, manufacturer and marketer of temperature management products and semiconductor automatic test equipment (ATE) interface solutions, announced that Mr. Robert Matthiessen, President and CEO, and Mr. Hugh Regan, Jr., will participate in two investor conferences MarketWire

MAPS.ME, the Award-Winning Offline Map and Navigation App, Now Available at No Charge on Major Mobile Platforms
Today, Mail.Ru Group (LSE: MAIL) announces that MAPS.ME Pro, the previously paid version of the MAPS.ME app, is available at no charge on major mobile platforms. Now known simply as MAPS.ME, the free app includes extensive offline maps, routing information, offline search and the ability to bookmark locations -- features that led to MAPS MarketWire

New M3AAWG Guidelines Recommend Opportunistic TLS as Quick Fix to Protect End-Users From Pervasive Monitoring
TLS for Mail: M3AAWG Initial Recommendations outlines a short set of strategic best practices to help the thousands of regional and midsized service providers, and businesses in general, protect end-users from potential eavesdropping or password theft MarketWire

Digital Business Becomes Reality as Companies Set to Adopt Hybrid Cloud Services in the Next Three Years
Canadian companies predict that more than half of their applications and services will be deployed on the hybrid cloud within an average of three years [Click to Tweet], according to global survey results released today by Avanade, a global business technology solutions, cloud and managed services provider MarketWire

Audience eS704 Advanced Voice Processor Selected for Coolpad Bodun Smartphone
Audience, Inc MarketWire

Study Finds Transact Z.E.W.O.P. in Balance
Transact Energy Corp. (OTCQB: TEGY) announced today as part of its continuing disclosure of the Fichtner Consulting Engineer Phase 1 Engineering Review the results of the Mass & Energy Balance study. The purpose of the study was to match the incoming feedstock, and consumables used to process that feedstock, to the outgoing production streams, with elimination of all possible emissions MarketWire

Leading MySQL DBaaS Providers Rely on Percona Open Source Software
Percona, the company that makes MySQL and OpenStack faster and more reliable, today announced that Percona XtraDB Cluster is now available as a click-to-deploy solution on the Google Cloud Platform. The solution makes it simple and easy to set up and configure a multi-master MySQL cluster on Google Compute Engine MarketWire

The Top 10 Teams From Extreme Tech Challenge Compete Live at CES for a Chance to Pitch Sir Richard Branson
Extreme Tech Challenge today announced ten startup teams (See below) that were selected to present live on stage at the world's largest consumer electronics show, CES, in Las Vegas. The top three winners from this competition, thanks to corporate sponsor, TIBCO Spotfire, will pitch Sir Richard Branson on his private island, Necker, in the British Virgin Islands MarketWire

Icecream Apps Releases New PDF Converter for Microsoft Windows
Icecream Apps, a cutting-edge technology company dedicated to developing easy-to-use digital media software applications, has announced the release of its new PDF converter. The free application now allows Windows users to convert to and from PDFs, utilizing other file types such as EPUB, XLSX, HTML, JPG, PNG and many more. MarketWire

Vidyard Brings Video Engagement Tracking and Analytics to Act-On Marketing Automation Platform
Vidyard, a global leader in video marketing and sales enablement solutions, today launched its integration with the Act-On marketing automation platform. The integration gives Act-On users the ability to track video viewing activities of their contacts across all distribution channels MarketWire

NetApp Teams With VMware to Deliver Enterprise-Class EVO: RAIL Integrated Infrastructure
NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP), in an extension of its collaboration with VMware, today announced the NetApp® Integrated EVO: RAIL Solution, a new hyper-converged infrastructure solution powered by VMware® EVO: RAIL™ and the NetApp Data ONTAP® operating system MarketWire

ScripsAmerica's Specialty Pharmacy Records Over $5 Million in Approved Orders for the Third Consecutive Month
ScripsAmerica, Inc. (OTCBB: SCRC) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Main Avenue Pharmacy, reported $5,257,753 in approved orders during November of 2014. This represents the third consecutive month that ScripsAmerica's specialty pharmacy generated over $5 million in sales. MarketWire

Omega Commercial Finance Corporation Hires Syndicated Capital, Inc. to Administer Their Common Stock Repurchase Plan
Omega Commercial Finance Corporation (OTC PINK: OCFN) announces in a recent 8-K filed its Board of Directors approved a stock buyback program (the "Share Repurchase") for up to $200,000, which the company expects to commence immediately and terminate on June 1, 2015. Pursuant to this program, OCFN has retained Syndicate Capital, Inc MarketWire

Elastica Unveils Security and Compliance Solution for Dropbox
Elastica (www.elastica.net), the leader in Data Science Powered™ Cloud Application Security, today announced availability of its Securlet™ for Dropbox, which integrates with Dropbox for Business to provide customers with additional security and data governance capabilities MarketWire

Cyber Threats to Increase in Scope and Complexity in the New Year as Black Hat Hackers Become More Sophisticated, According to Fortinet 2015 Threat Predictions
As the 2015 New Year looms, Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in high-performance network security, and its threat research division FortiGuard Labs, have taken a look ahead to determine the most significant cyber security threats of the upcoming New Year -- both from the perspective of a Black Hat hacker, as well as a Threat Intelligence solutions vendor MarketWire

Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation Announces $50.0 Million Share Repurchase Program
Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation ("Navios Acquisition") (NYSE: NNA), an owner and operator of tanker vessels, announced today that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase program for up to $50.0 million of Navios Acquisition's common stock, within two years MarketWire

TokBox Wins Best in Show Award at WebRTC Conference & Expo for Second Year Running
TokBox, a Telefónica company, has won the Best In Show Award for the second year running at the WebRTC Conference and Expo V, the leading global WebRTC event. MarketWire

BioSolar Sets Record With Low Cost Energy Storage Supercapacitor
BioSolar, Inc. (OTCQB: BSRC), producer of innovative bio-based solar energy products and developer of a breakthrough supercapacitor technology, recently announced record performance for its low cost energy storage supercapacitor. MarketWire

Media Alert: Cisco to Host 2014 Global Editors Conference in San Jose, CA; Live Broadcast Available
The 2014 Cisco Global Editors Conference will occur December 9-11, 2014 in San Jose, CA and will provide an overview of the company's top priorities and strategy in key areas, and a look ahead at major industry trends that will define the upcoming year and beyond MarketWire

Digitalsmiths Seamless Insight(TM) Solution Delivers Cutting Edge Analytics That Increases Engagement and Revenue
Digitalsmiths, a TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO) company, and a leader in personalized content search and recommendations, today announced the release of Seamless Insight™, a reporting and analytics platform. Seamless Insight provides video service providers actionable visibility to optimize targeted content promotions that increase average revenue per user (ARPU) and improve viewer engagement. MarketWire

Coastal Nominated for Prestigious Edison Award
Coastal Integrated Services Inc. (OTC PINK: COLV) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Simply Lids Inc., was nominated for the prestigious Edison Award. MarketWire

Alkaline Water Co. Adds Ralphs (a Division of Kroger Co.) to Growing National Network
The Alkaline Water Company, Inc. (OTCQB: WTER) (the "Company"), developers of an innovative state of the art proprietary electrolysis beverage process packaged and sold in 700ml, 1/2, 1, 3 liter and 1 gallon sizes under the trade name Alkaline88, is pleased to announce receipt of its first order from Ralphs supermarket chains in Southern California. MarketWire

API Group plc ("API" or the "Group") Announces Interim Results
API Group plc (LSE: API), a leading manufacturer of specialist foils and packaging materials, announces its interim results for the six months ended 30 September 2014. MarketWire

Cloudwick Expands Into Europe to Power Global 1000 Big Data
Cassandra Summit -- Cloudwick, the leading big data professional and managed service provider to the Global 1000, today announced it is expanding its operations into the European market MarketWire

Swiftpage and ALSO Announce Master Distribution Agreement at Act! Certified Consultant European Partner Summit in London
Swiftpage, the maker of Act! and a leading provider of software and services that help small businesses grow, announced today that it has entered into a Master Distribution Agreement with ALSO, a leading Information and Communications Technology (ICT) distribution company in Europe. The announcement was made today at Swiftpage's annual Act! Certified Consultant European Partner Summit MarketWire

Klever Marketing Announces Upcoming Installation of Their Revolutionary System Comprising Its Proprietary 'Hook & Tender' Patented Technology With the ISS 45 POS System in Retail Supermarkets in Southern California
Klever Marketing Inc. (OTCBB: KLMK) is pleased to announce its 2015 installation of their latest version comprising its proprietary 'Hook & Tender' Patented Technology with the ISS 45 POS System in retail supermarkets in Southern California MarketWire

MemberSuite Announces Attendance at Annual ASAE Technology Conference & Expo
MemberSuite, Inc., a leading provider of Association Management Software as a Service, today announced its attendance at the annual American Society for Association Executives (ASAE) Technology Conference & Expo in Washington D.C. on Dec. 16-17 MarketWire

Proteostasis Therapeutics Announces Appointment of Dr. Po-Shun Lee as Vice President of Clinical Development
Proteostasis Therapeutics, Inc., a company developing novel therapeutics that regulate protein homeostasis to improve outcomes for patients with orphan and neurodegenerative diseases, today announced the appointment of Dr. Po-Shun Lee, MD, as Vice President of Clinical Development. Dr MarketWire

Saba Compensation@Work Now Available in Saba Cloud Fall Release
Saba (OTC PINK: SABA), a leader in cloud-based intelligent talent management, announced availability of Compensation@Work™, a predictive solution for simplifying and personalizing the increasingly complex employee salary and incentive pay process. MarketWire

Astrophysics Awarded Five Year, $23.1 Million Contract From the Department of Homeland Security
Astrophysics Inc., a leader in conventional and air cargo security X-ray inspection systems, today announced that the company has been awarded a five-year Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract from the Department of Homeland Security, United States Customs & Border Protection (CBP) agency. MarketWire

Nova's Portfolio Company Coast Wire & Plastic Tech., LLC Based in Carson, California Has Been Sold to Alpha Wire
Nova Capital Management Ltd ("Nova") announced today that it has completed the sale of its portfolio company Coast Wire & Plastic Tech., LLC ("Coast Wire") to Alpha Wire ("Alpha"), an American manufacturer of wire and cable products MarketWire

Calgary Municipal Land Corporation Chooses Aconex for Calgary Library Project
Aconex, provider of a leading cloud collaboration platform for the global construction industry, has been chosen by Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC) and its project manager, MHPM Project Managers Inc., to manage the C$245-million, two-phase design and construction of the new Central Library for the City of Calgary MarketWire

New York City Dentist Fourth in Nation to Achieve Dual Certification in Periodontics and Prosthodontics
Upper East Side Dental Arts recently announced that Dr. Yung Kim, a dentist at the practice, has earned board certification in both periodontics and prosthodontics. This qualification distinguishes Dr. Kim from other dental professionals, as he is one of only four specialists in the U.S. to earn the dual certification MarketWire

Chicago Surgeons Highlight Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Breast Cancer Patients
An estimated 232,670 women in the United States are expected to be newly diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in 2014. In an effort to help treat newly diagnosed breast cancer patients, the surgeons at Suburban Surgical Care Specialists/Kane Center (SSCS) in Chicago offer a minimally invasive breast surgery procedure known as the sentinel lymph node biopsy. MarketWire

Try IP Before You Buy: Introducing the eSilicon(R) IP MarketPlace(TM) Environment
eSilicon Corporation, a leading independent semiconductor design and manufacturing solutions provider, today announced the eSilicon® IP MarketPlace™ environment, the newest addition to its suite of automated online custom IC decision-making portals. MarketWire

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon Performs Breast Revision Surgery to Correct Multitude of Concerns
Many people assume breast revision surgery only occurs as a result of breast implant rupture or a "botched" operation, explains Dr. Christine Petti, a plastic surgeon in Los Angeles. However, she says the most common reason women choose to undergo a second breast procedure is due to the desire for a different size or type of implant MarketWire

Houston Plastic Surgeon Reveals Various Benefits of Silicone Breast Implants
Women considering breast enhancement surgery have a number of implant options available to them. "In my practice," states Houston plastic surgeon James F. Boynton, MD, "I offer many different breast implant options, including traditional silicone gel implants, highly cohesive or form-stable cohesive silicone gel 'anatomic style' implants, and saline breast implants MarketWire

Secure Channels Announces SUBROSA, a New Form of Key Generation and Authentication Technology
Secure Channels, Inc., a new cyber-defense firm creating robust, and state-of-the-art patented encryption technologies, today announced the availability of SUBROSA™, the company's Simple User Based Resource Orientated Segmentation Architecture MarketWire

Focus Gold Announces Transfer of Operating Subsidiaries
Focus Gold Corp. (OTC PINK: FGLD) today announced that it has agreed to transfer its controlled subsidiaries, Focus Gold Financial Corp., which operates in the retail collections market, and Focus Gold Commercial Resolution, Inc., which operates in the commercial recovery market, to Adama Technologies Corp MarketWire

Teen Mom Farrah Abraham to Appear at AVN Entertainment Expo
Reality show personality and infamous sex tape star Farrah Abraham will make her first appearance at the AVN Adult Entertainment Expo (AEE) at Las Vegas' Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. MarketWire

Does Santa Make Us Selfish?
In a newly released video, Santa's Elf holds out two tantalizing foil-wrapped chocolate Christmas bears to Emma and Alex. One chocolate bear is 8 inches tall. The other is tiny -- the size of a clothespin. "Sorry," the Elf says, "we only have one big bear left MarketWire

Alpha Technologies Announces Acquisition of Power Management System Developer, Cheetah Technologies
Alpha Technologies, worldwide power solutions provider, announced its acquisition of Cheetah Technologies based in Pittsburgh, PA. Cheetah is a leading developer and supplier of network monitoring hardware and software solutions for the Global Cable and Broadband industry. MarketWire

Corbus Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Oppenheimer 25th Annual Healthcare Conference on December 10, 2014
Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: CRBP) (the "Company"), an emerging drug development company focused on the development and commercialization of its lead product candidate, Resunab™, for the treatment of rare, life-threatening inflammatory and fibrotic diseases, announced today it will be presenting at the Oppenheimer & Co MarketWire

FINCAD Announces Women in Finance Scholarship
FINCAD, the leading provider of OTC derivatives pricing, valuation, and risk analytics, today announced the establishment of the FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship, an annual scholarship for women who are studying finance MarketWire

Your Travel Insider Picks: Holiday Gifts for Travelers
Do your loved ones have a case of wanderlust? Your Travel Insider has put together a list of 12 amazing holiday gifts for travelers, so you can find the perfect present for everyone on your list. MarketWire

Medecision Expands Leadership Team
Medecision, the leader in population health management solutions for risk-bearing entities, including provider- and payer-sponsored accountable care organizations, hospitals, integrated delivery networks, and commercial and government program-focused health plans, today announced the recent appointment of four executives to its leadership team MarketWire

ImageWare Appoints Jeff Harris as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing
ImageWare Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: IWSY) (ImageWare), a leader in mobile and cloud-based, multi-modal biometric identity management solutions, has appointed Jeff Harris as the company's senior vice president of sales and marketing. MarketWire

CGT Announces Appointment of Industry Liaison
Consumer Goods Technology (CGT) is pleased to announce the formal appointment of Werner Graf to the role of CGT Industry Liaison, effective December 1st, 2014. MarketWire

TransUnion SmartMove Launches New Eviction Report Solution to Help Landlords Potentially Save Up to $10,000 in Costs
New TransUnion SmartMove data released today found that total eviction-related expenses for property managers averaged $3,500 at the end of Q2 2014. The analysis found that eviction-related expenses, which include maintenance fees, lost rent, court costs, filing costs and judgment costs, can reach as high as $10,000. MarketWire

MDSi Chooses Birst to Make Data-Driven Decisions That Propel Business Performance
Birst, the global leader in cloud BI, today announced that MDSi, Inc., a leading supplier of telecom, cable, voice, and data hardware, services and programs, is deploying Birst's BI platform to quickly analyze and report on performance metrics to better serve its customers and gain a competitive advantage MarketWire

Genius Brands International and LeapFrog Enterprises Announce the Launch of the First Baby Genius(R) and Secret Millionaires Club Titles for LeapFrog's Award-Winning LeapPad(TM) Tablets
Genius Brands International, Inc. "GBI" (OTCQB: GNUS), a global brand management company dedicated to providing entertaining and enriching 'content with a purpose' for toddlers to tweens, and LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc MarketWire

Louisiana Boasts Nearly $740 Million in Planned Pellet Mill Projects, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Louisiana has been long known for abundant oil and gas production, refining and power generation, but now it could emerge as a top energy pellet producer. MarketWire

No Wrinkles in Actavis' $66 Billion Deal to Buy Botox Maker Allergan, an Industrial Info News Alert
Reported by Annette Kreuger for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Pharmaceutical company Allergan (NYSE:AGN) (Irvine, California) has accepted a $66 billion buyout offer from Actavis (NYSE:ACT) (Dublin, Ireland), following months of pursuit by Valeant Pharmaceuticals (NYSE:VRX) (Laval, Quebec) MarketWire

O'Reilly Media Announces New Event -- Bitcoin & The Blockchain: An O'Reilly Radar Summit
A new event from O'Reilly Media, Bitcoin & The Blockchain: An O'Reilly Radar Summit, will be held January 27, 2015, at Fort Mason in San Francisco, CA. MarketWire

SolarWinds Introduces Two-Step Resolution of IP Conflicts Caused by Abundance of Mobile Devices to Dramatically Reduce Downtime
SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT performance management software, today introduced SolarWinds IP Control Bundle, featuring the new integration of SolarWinds IP Address Manager (IPAM) and SolarWinds User Device Tracker (UDT), for comprehensive two-step resolution of IP conflicts. MarketWire

Global Research Shows Hybrid Cloud Moving From Hype to Reality, Reaching Tipping Point for Adoption Within Three Years
Companies predict that more than half of their applications and services will be deployed on the hybrid cloud within an average of three years [Click to Tweet], according to global survey results released today by Avanade, a global business technology solutions, cloud and managed services provider MarketWire

"New To The Street"Announces Nationwide Broadcast
"New To The Street" will be broadcasting its latest show nationally this Thursday December 4th at 9:30 am reaching 100M households. Check your local listings or for a full listing of stations, please go to http://www.newtothestreet.com and hit the "Schedule" link, or visit the following URL: MarketWire

Rourke Educational Media Forges Partnership With MetaMetrics to Promote Reading Growth
Rourke Educational Media, which provides preK-12 educators with content-rich learning materials that help students of all ages and backgrounds succeed, announced today it is partnering with MetaMetrics®, the developer of the Lexile® Framework for Reading, to provide Lexile measures for many of its titles. MarketWire

Impinj Opens State-of-the Art Innovation Center for Retail Applications
Item Intelligence platform provider Impinj, Inc. is pleased to announce the opening of the Retail Experience Center (REC), a Seattle-based innovation center created to test and showcase item connectivity applications in real-world retail shopping scenarios MarketWire

Coates International, Ltd. Stockholders Update - George J. Coates Reports on Successful Status of His Ongoing Visit to China
Coates International, Ltd. (OTCQB: COTE) (the "Company") received a briefing on the ongoing visit to China by George J. Coates, President and CEO, with representatives of the government of The People's Republic of China and senior executives of Hong Kong-based, Renown Power Development, Ltd. Mr. Coates was also accompanied by James Pang, our local representative in China and our U.S MarketWire

Wolters Kluwer's CT Corporation Offers Benefit Corporation Entity Type to Meet Customers' Growing Needs
Wolters Kluwer's CT Corporation, a leading provider of business formation and legal compliance services, is the first public registered agent to formally offer Benefit Corporation entity type services in its suite of offerings. A Benefit Corporation is a new class of entity structure that voluntarily meets higher standards of corporate purpose, accountability and transparency. MarketWire

Assets of Formula 1 Team Marussia Go to Auction
The assets of the Formula 1 Racing Team Marussia will go to auction sale on Tuesday 16th, Wednesday 17th and Thursday 18th December 2014. The sale will be conducted under the joint management of GA European Valuations and CA Global Partners by Order of G. Rowley & G. Carton-Kelly of FRP Advisory LLP, Joint Administrators of Manor Grand Prix Racing Limited T/A Marussia F1 Team. MarketWire

ZL Technologies and Socialware Partner to Provide Next-Generation of Enterprise Social Compliance
ZL Technologies, Inc. (ZL), the leading provider of unified information governance for the large enterprise, and Socialware, the leading social media compliance and marketing platform for regulated industries, today announced a strategic business partnership MarketWire

Focusing on Discounting Can Dilute Brand Equity, Warns Lipman
Although deep discounting can give retailers a short-term edge over their rivals, from a brand equity standpoint, relying solely on lower prices can have unforeseen consequences, writes Gregg Lipman, Managing Partner at brand agency and retail design consultancy CBX, in a guest commentary that appeared November 25 in the Business section of the Huffington Post. MarketWire

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties Awards Two High School Students $1,000 in Scholarship Funds
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties recently announced the two winners of its annual high school scholarship competition. The real estate firm asked students across the country to describe their experiences growing up in a home they could call their own, their dreams of one day owning a home or their volunteer experiences in their communities. MarketWire

RAMP to Host Webinar With CMSWire -- Making Video Communication Easier With Microsoft SharePoint
RAMP, the leading provider of next-generation video and search experiences for media, marketing and enterprises, announced today it will host a one-hour sponsored webinar with CMSWire on the topic "Making Video Communication Easier with SharePoint" on Tuesday, December 9, 2014. MarketWire

JDSU Launches Virtualized Test Solution for NFV, SDN Networks
JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) today introduced TrueSpeed VNF, the first solution capable of assessing customer quality of experience in a virtualized computing environment. TrueSpeed VNF helps service providers proactively resolve customer complaints about poor network performance MarketWire

ARF Announces New Members to Board of Directors
The Advertising Research Foundation (ARF) announces today that nine new members have been elected to serve on the organization's Board of Directors. We are proud to welcome the new board members: Carlos Fonseca, Global VP Knowledge & Insights The Coca Cola Co MarketWire

ENSERVCO CEO Rick Kasch Named Chairman of the Board, Succeeding Departing Michael Herman
ENSERVCO Corporation (NYSE MKT: ENSV), a provider of well-site services to the domestic onshore conventional and unconventional oil and gas industries, today announced that CEO Rick Kasch, a current director, has been appointed Chairman of the Board. Kasch succeeds Michael Herman, who resigned from the Board to pursue other interests. The Company has initiated a search for a fifth Board member. MarketWire

MIG Invites CE OEMs and Integrators to "Sensors and MEMS Technology" at 2015 International CES
MEMS Industry Group (MIG)'s conference track at the 2015 International CES®, "Sensors and MEMS Technology presented by MEMS Industry Group," gives consumer electronics original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and embedded systems integrators an inside look at sensors and MEMS -- the component technology integral to wearable devices and the Internet of Things (IoT). MarketWire

Marathon Patent Group Announces USPTO Ruling Granting Joint Motion to Terminate Brainlab AG and Varian Medical Systems, Inc's Petition for Inter Partes Review of Sarif Biomedical Patent
Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MARA) ("Marathon"), a patent licensing company, announced today that on December 1, 2014, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) granted a joint motion to terminate IPR2014-00753. MarketWire

KEMP Joins Intel Network Builders Program
KEMP Technologies announced today it is joining the Intel® Network Builders Ecosystem -- a program designed to accelerate deployment of software-defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV) solutions. The Intel Network Builders Program brings together leading ecosystem vendors to showcase proven solutions that are ready for implementation in production environments. MarketWire

DreamMaker Remodeling Franchise Makes Franchise Times 500 List
DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen has made the 2014 Franchise Times list of top-performing franchise systems. It's the only full-service remodeling franchise to make the list, which is based on total systemwide revenue for franchise companies in 2013. MarketWire

Piramal Imaging Taps M2i to Manufacture and Distribute NeuraCeq(TM) in Ireland
Piramal Imaging today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with M2i for the exclusive manufacturing and distribution of NeuraCeq in Ireland. With this agreement M2i through their Dublin PET manufacturing site, aims to bring NeuraCeq to market as the first locally manufactured beta-amyloid tracer in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. MarketWire

OCT Devices Will Power Clinical Optical Imaging Market to $2 Billion in 2020
Led by optical coherence tomography (OCT) the clinical optical imaging market will rise to $2 billion in 2020, more than doubling from 2012, according to Lux Research. MarketWire

MEDIA ALERT - Oil & Gas Forecast 2015 Webinar: Big Data Analytics Is a Priority for Driving Profits and IoT
Oil & gas companies are on the forefront of the Internet of Things (IoT) revolution because operators and service providers have been working with machine and sensor data for longer than practically any other industry MarketWire

BrightScope Announces the Top 25 Seattle Area-Based Companies With the Best 401k Plans
BrightScope (www.brightscope.com), a leading provider of independent financial information and investment research, today announced the third ranking of Seattle area companies with the highest ranked 401k plans containing more than $100 million in assets. MarketWire

The Radicati Group Releases "eDiscovery Market, 2014-2018"
The Radicati Group, Inc.'s latest study, "eDiscovery Market, 2014-2018" offers an in-depth analysis of the worldwide market for eDiscovery solutions. eDiscovery refers to a set of processes for the identification, preservation, collection, processing, review, analysis and production of Electronic Stored Information (ESI) MarketWire

ACWA Presents Communications Award to Cucamonga Valley Water District
The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) today presented its Huell Howser Best in Blue Award to the Cucamonga Valley Water District for its community tours program. MarketWire

ACWA Presents Emissary Award to Bette Boatmun
The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) today presented its ninth annual Emissary Award to Bette Boatmun, a longtime water leader known for her stewardship on water resources and advocacy on special district issues MarketWire

Christopher Homes' Luxurious Model Homes Nearing Completion at Azalea in Rosedale
Christopher Homes is pleased to announce that Azalea's spectacular model homes are nearing completion for their upcoming model debut in Azusa. Set in the award-winning master-planned community of Rosedale, each professionally decorated model home will showcase meticulous design and sophisticated style MarketWire

Hipcricket Helps Virginia Lottery Players Get One Step Closer to Realizing Their Dreams of Becoming a Millionaire
Hipcricket, Inc. (OTCQB: HIPP), the leader in mobile engagement and analytics, today announced the Virginia Lottery has taken its mobile experience to the next level with the use of proactive raffle ticket alerts. Through the AD LIFE® platform, the Virginia Lottery is able deliver its players a mobile experience that will increase interaction. MarketWire

MEDIA ALERT: ProPlus Design Solutions Named Gold Sponsor of CSIA-ICCAD 2014
WHO: ProPlus Design Solutions, Inc MarketWire

Nine Network Using Piksel Video Platform for Live Streaming
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Aspect Security Announces Application Security eLearning Version 3.0
Aspect Security, a pioneer in application security, announced version 3.0 of their award-winning eLearning for Secure Application Development. Already OWASP Top Ten 2013, PCI/DSS, SANS 25, HIPAA and SOX compliant, version 3 MarketWire

Rejuvenation to Open New Store in Palo Alto
Rejuvenation, the general store for home improvement projects that add real value to homes, buildings and projects, today announced the opening of its first Palo Alto store, scheduled for December 18, 2014. Located at 323 University Avenue, the downtown Palo Alto location represents the retailer's fifth brick and mortar store MarketWire

Platinum Supplemental Insurance Recognizes Bill Lowell
Platinum Supplemental Insurance recently recognized the advancement of Bill Lowell of Scandia, Kansas, to sales group director. Lowell started his Platinum sales career in January 2011. His commitment and success make him an outstanding candidate to train and assist team leaders and sales representatives who sell Platinum products. MarketWire

Case Study: SILCA Employed GSX Monitor & Analyzer to Move Credit Agricole Users From IBM Domino to Microsoft Exchange
GSX Solutions [www.gsx MarketWire

AppGyver Launches Supersonic, Bringing Native-Grade UI and Data to HTML5 Hybrid Apps
AppGyver (www.appgyver.com), provider of innovative tools for rapid mobile app development, today announced the launch of AppGyver Supersonic, a new hybrid mobile app Framework. MarketWire

REMINDER: MEDIA ALERT - OneSpin Solutions to Exhibit at ARM Tech Symposium
WHO: OneSpin® Solutions, provider of innovative formal verification and formal equivalence checking solutions WHAT: Will exhibit the ARM® Tech Symposia. OneSpin Solutions executives will be available to discuss formal verification solutions for the toughest verification problems, including high-reliability and safety-critical design techniques MarketWire

Agfa-Gevaert : Agfa Graphics' Low-Migration Inks Honored with essenscia Innovation Award 2014
Belgian Federation for the Chemical Industry and Life Sciences rewards Agfa Graphics. GlobeNewswire

VOLTA FINANCE - ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE RECONVENED ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING SCHEDULED TO BE HELD AT 10:00AM (UK TIME) ON 10 DECEMBER 2014 TO CONSIDER THE SPECIAL BUSINESS
NOT FOR RELEASE, DISTRIBUTION OR PUBLICATION, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES GlobeNewswire

Leipurin Plc downgrades its earnings forecast for Q4 2014
LEIPURIN PLC STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 3 December 2014 at 17:40 Not for publication or distribution, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, South Africa, Singapore or Japan or any other jurisdiction in which the distribution or release would be unlawful GlobeNewswire

Ad hoc: HEAD NV Announces the Rejection of the Resolution Proposed at the General Meeting.
Head N.V. /Ad hoc: HEAD NV Announces the Rejection of the Resolution Proposed at the General Meeting. . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Metso wins Aprimin's Annual Safety Award 2014 for the second year running
Metso wins Aprimin's Annual Safety Award 2014 for the second year running GlobeNewswire

MPLX LP Announces Pricing of Public Offering of 3 Million Common Units
FINDLAY, Ohio, Dec. 3, 2014 - MPLX LP (NYSE: MPLX) today announced that it has priced its previously announced underwritten public offering of 3,000,000 common units representing limited partner interests in MPLX at $66.68 per common unit, pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement on Form S-3 previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) GlobeNewswire

Amer Sports signed a EUR 150 million syndicated revolving credit facility agreement
Amer Sports Corporation                           STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASEDecember 3, 2014 at 1:10 p.m. GlobeNewswire

Kestutis Sasnauskas appointed Acting CEO of Melon Fashion Group
Kestutis Sasnauskas has been appointed Acting CEO of Melon Fashion Group as of January 2015. Kestutis Sasnauskas is Partner and Head of Private Equity and Real Estate within East Capital and has been Chairman of Melon Fashion Group since 2012. He succeeds Polina Bakshaeva, who joined Melon Fashion Group in 2006 and has been the company's CEO since January 2014 GlobeNewswire

Prosafe SE : Contract option exercised by Premier Oil
Reference is made to the third quarter 2014 report. Premier Oil UK Limited has exercised the one month option for the provision of the Safe Scandinavia semi-submersible accommodation vessel at the Solan installation on the UK continental shelf. GlobeNewswire

Telenor and TeliaSonera to merge Danish operations to create robust mobile contender
(Fornebu - 3 December, 2014) On 3 December 2014 Telenor and TeliaSonera entered into an agreement to merge their Danish operations into a new joint venture in which the parties will own 50 percent each. The new joint venture will create a robust mobile operator which is able to increase investments in networks to the benefit of our customers GlobeNewswire

DNO ASA: DNO Confirms Payment from Kurdistan for Tawke Oil Exports
Oslo, 3 December 2014 - DNO ASA, the Norwegian oil and gas operator, today confirmed receipt of USD 30 million as first payment for oil exported by the Kurdistan Regional Government from the Tawke field during 2014. The payment will be shared by DNO (USD 20.625 million) and partner Genel Energy plc (USD 9 GlobeNewswire

TGS to expand coverage of 3D electromagnetic data over the Barents Sea
ASKER, NORWAY (3 December 2014) - TGS and Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) have agreed to further expand the Companies' previous cooperation agreement in the Barents Sea.TGS will partner with EMGS to acquire electromagnetic (EM) data over approximately ten new blocks in the Nordkapp and Tiddly areas. GlobeNewswire

Valmet to supply new winding technology for Stora Enso in Finland
Valmet Corporation's press release on December 3, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. EET GlobeNewswire

Corbion completes its leadership team
Corbion completes its leadership team by establishing an Executive Committee to enhance the execution of its updated strategy, "Disciplined Value Creation". GlobeNewswire

Motorola Solutions Appoints Athlone Subsidiary, Vaninga Investimentos, as Added Value Reseller in Mozambique
Athlone Investments Ltd. ("Athlone", "APIO" or the "Company") (TASE: ATLN)(ATLN: IT) today announces that Motorola Solutions, a leading provider of mission-critical solutions and services for public safety and commercial customers, has appointed Vaninga & Investimentos Limitada, recently acquired by Athlone, as its added value reseller in Mozambique. MarketWire

Crabtree & Evelyn Launches Official Pinterest Page With a "Pin to Win" Holiday Wishlist Contest
WOODSTOCK, CT--(Marketwired - December 02, 2014) - Crabtree & Evelyn, a pioneer in botanical formulations for over 40 years, launches its official Pinterest page called, "Crabtree & Evelyn US & Canada" (www.pinterest.com/CrabtreeNA/) MarketWire

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