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Carver Yachts Debuts C37 Coupe at Miami International Boat Show
PULASKI, WI--(Marketwired - January 16, 2014) - Yacht buyers are going to find Carver Yachts' new C37 Coupe a blast when it launches next month. MarketWire

Unprecedented 80-Hour Lane Reduction/Full Closure of Northbound I-405 in L.A.'s Sepulveda Pass Planned Presidents' Day Weekend
LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - January 16, 2014) - The Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), in conjunction with California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT), and a host of law enforcement and emergency response agencies throughout L.A MarketWire

Tucson Values Teachers Workforce Study Reveals Critical Teacher Attraction and Retention Concerns in Southern Arizona
TUCSON, AZ--(Marketwired - January 16, 2014) - Of Southern Arizona's current teachers, more than one-fourth (27 percent) indicate they are not likely to be teaching in this region five years from now, according to Tucson Values Teachers' first Teacher Workforce Study. MarketWire

World's Biggest Goliath Gantry Crane to Be Featured on the Discovery Channel
SPRINGFIELD, OH--(Marketwired - January 16, 2014) -   Konecranes   (HEX: KCR1V) will be featured on the Discovery Channel show Innovations with Ed Bagley, Jr., on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 7 a.m. EST, MST, PST; 6 a.m CST in the United States. MarketWire

Spelman College President to Participate in White House Initiative on Increasing College Opportunity for Low-Income and Disadvantaged Students
ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - January 16, 2014) - Spelman College President Beverly Daniel Tatum will join President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Secretary Arne Duncan and other higher education leaders on January 16 to discuss ways to increase college opportunity for low-income and disadvantaged students. The event is being streamed live at http://www.whitehouse.gov/live MarketWire

Alzheimer's Foundation of America Awards $100,000+ in Family Respite Care Grants to Community Organizations Nationwide
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - January 16, 2014) - As an increasing number of families bear the financial, physical and emotional toll of caring for loved ones with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia, the Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) has awarded more than $100,000 in grants to community organizations nationwide to give family caregivers a much-needed break. MarketWire

Vivakor Takes Stake in Minerals Asset in Kyrgyzstan
HENDERSON, NV--(Marketwired - January 16, 2014) - Vivakor Inc. (PINKSHEETS: VIVK) announces the acquisition of a significant interest in a land mining concession in Kyrgyzstan. The concession possesses large amounts of aluminum bearing ore as well as precious metals. MarketWire

OYA Solar Announces Commissioning of First Phase of the Largest Rooftop in Canada
WINDSOR-ESSEX, ON--(Marketwired - January 16, 2014) - Today OYA Solar Inc. (OYA), Ontario's premiere developer of solar PV systems, announced the commissioning of its largest project with Atlas Tube (Atlas). OYA in conjunction with Atlas, North America's largest independent manufacturer of hollow structural steel sections, has developed Canada's largest rooftop Solar Photovoltaic (PV) plant MarketWire

Humane Society of Sedona Launches "Be a Part of the 'Fix'" and Help Homeless Pets
SEDONA, AZ--(Marketwired - January 16, 2014) - The Humane Society of Sedona (HSS) is elevating awareness and educating the public about the importance of spaying and neutering their pets. A series of NO COST spay and neuter clinics will be offered to income-qualified residents throughout the Verde Valley and Northern Arizona the first week of February, which is Spay and Neuter Awareness Month MarketWire

Palmetto by Brookfield Residential Presents Innovative Architecture, Modern Amenities and Prime Location at Rosedale in Azusa
Spacious floorplans designed with all the fabulous flair you've been looking for. Incredible features such as first floor living suites, gourmet kitchens with center islands, loft spaces, and covered patios or private decks where you can entertain year round. Five-star amenities that make you feel like you're living in a resort and even walkability to the future Metro Gold Line boarding station MarketWire

EP Energy Prices Initial Public Offering of Common Stock
EP Energy Corporation ("EP Energy") today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 35,200,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $20.00 per share. The underwriters have a 30-day option to purchase from EP Energy up to an additional 5,280,000 shares of common stock at the public offering price (less the underwriting discounts and commissions) MarketWire

Premier Cul-de-Sac Locations Now Selling at Vineyard at Vista Del Mar in Pittsburg
Offering premier cul-de-sac locations, homesites ranging from approximately 6,000 to 13,000 square feet and a convenient setting within Pittsburg, homebuyers are encouraged to take advantage of Vineyard's newest phase release MarketWire

Talonvest Capital Closes Another Bridge Loan for an Office Building
Talonvest Capital, Inc. successfully negotiated and closed a $15.93 million bridge loan secured by Emerald Lake Corporate Centre in Carlsbad, CA. The partial recourse, 3 year, floating rate loan was provided by a Los Angeles based real estate finance company MarketWire

Verity Corp Reports Updated Financial Results for 2013 Fiscal Year
Verity Corp (OTCQB: VRTY) (http://www.veritycorp.com/), a vertically integrated sustainable agriculture company incorporating natural production technologies and non-GMO standards for the efficient production of healthy food, filed its 10-K for the 2013 Fiscal Year today. MarketWire

4Life Research Names New CEO
Today, 4Life President Steve Tew was named the company's Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Former CEO, company Founder David Lisonbee, will continue in his position as Chairman of the Board. Co-Founder Bianca Lisonbee will assume the role of Vice Chairwoman of the Board. MarketWire

Novacab International Inc. (OTC Pink: NVOB) Announces the Establishment of a Sales and Service Center
Novacab International Inc. (OTC Pink: NVOB) is pleased to announce the acquisition of an industrial building to be used for the installation and service of its products. The building is situated in Sorel-Tracy, Quebec, Canada, approximately 38 miles from metropolitan Montreal. The site was chosen because it is situated on the heavily travelled truck route between Montreal and the US border MarketWire

Registration Discount Ends Soon for 2014 Rocky Mountain Early Childhood Conference
Monday, February 17, is the last day to take advantage of the Early Bird Registration Discount for the 2014 Rocky Mountain Early Childhood Conference (RMECC), March 14-15 at the Colorado Convention Center. Special savings are available now at www.ecconference.com/registration. Discounted room rates for accommodations at the Hyatt Regency Denver Convention Center can be found at https://aws MarketWire

Don't Let Winter Weather Slow Your Patients or Profits
As the temperature drops, patient needs tend to climb. Whether for colds and flu or mental health support, patients often need their healthcare providers when weather conditions make it most difficult to see them MarketWire

Anadarko Schedules Year-End 2013 Earnings Conference Call for Feb. 4
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) MarketWire

ePals Announces Elevation of Katya Andresen to CEO
ePals Corporation (TSX VENTURE: SLN) ("ePals" or the "Company") announces that in accordance with the Company's previously announced CEO transition plan, Katya Andresen formally assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective January 1, 2014. Ms MarketWire

Walter Energy Announces Appointment of Thomas Hoffman as Vice President - Communications
Walter Energy Inc. (NYSE: WLT) (TSX: WLT), a leading, publicly traded "pure-play" producer of metallurgical ("met") coal for the global steel industry, today announced the appointment of Thomas F. Hoffman as Vice President - Communications MarketWire

William Lyon Homes' Villages Neighborhood Offers Quick Move-In
Looking for a great way to kick off the New Year and make your dream of homeownership a reality? William Lyon Homes' new Villages neighborhood within the desirable Vista Del Mar community of Pittsburg is currently offering a quick move-in opportunity on its beautifully upgraded Residence 3, Lot #81 MarketWire

Netlist Expands IP of Hybrid Memory Systems
Netlist, Inc. (NASDAQ: NLST), a leading provider of high performance memory solutions for the cloud computing and storage markets, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued Notices of Allowance for two of Netlist's pending patent applications covering core aspects of hybrid memory systems that combine DRAM and FLASH memory technologies. MarketWire

Realtors(R) Rate Exterior Replacement Projects Among Most Valuable Home Improvements
A home's curb appeal is crucial because it can be the first thing buyers notice about a home. That's why Realtors® rated exterior projects among the most valuable home improvement projects in the 2014 Remodeling Cost vs. Value Report. MarketWire

Yorkville Toronto Wedding Venue's Generous Deal Includes Free Honeymoon
Helping couples define their wedding day celebration with stylish elegance and rewarding them with a free honeymoon, a distinctive downtown Toronto wedding venue is turning dreams into reality for those planning to say, "I do!" now through 2015. MarketWire

Pets Bask in the Warm Welcome of Aventura, Florida Hotels
Many properties promote the benefits of a home-away-from-home experience and offer a variety of enticements to achieve it, whether it's spacious suites or lavish amenities. But as everyone knows, the truest sense of home isn't found in the surroundings; it's found in the residents, including four-legged family members MarketWire

First Choice Healthcare Solutions Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Unaudited Revenue Results
First Choice Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB: FCHS) ("FCHS"), a diversified holding company focused on delivering clinically superior, patient-centric, multi-specialty care through state-of-the-art medical centers of excellence, today announced preliminary unaudited revenues for the three months and full year ended December 31, 2013. MarketWire

Hotel at Montreal Airport Makes an Ideal Launchpad for Winter Escapes
Summer vacations are all well and good, but any Canadian worth his salt knows that the best time to travel is in the winter. After all, there's nothing like snow, ice and near-arctic conditions to inspire one in four Canucks to head south MarketWire

Coates International, Ltd. Phase Two of the Coates Hydrogen Reactor Project Is Rapidly Moving Successfully Forward
Coates International, Ltd. ("the Company") (OTCQB: COTE) -- Phase two of the Coates Hydrogen Reactor Project is moving forward with great success. MarketWire

BCG Climbs to Number Three on Fortune's '100 Best Companies to Work For' List, Extending Its Streak Near the Top
The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), one of the world's leading management-consulting firms, has extended its remarkable streak near the top of Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work For" list MarketWire

Talon International to Present at 10th Annual Noble Financial Capital Markets Conference
Talon International, Inc. (OTCQB: TALN), a leading global supplier of custom zippers and related apparel accessories, today announced Chief Executive Officer Lonnie Schnell and President Larry Dyne will present at "TEN," Noble Financial Capital Markets' Tenth Annual Equity Conference on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. ET at the Club Med in Sandpiper Bay, Florida (West Palm Beach area) MarketWire

Digital Right to Repair Coalition Calls for DMCA Reform
The Digital Right to Repair Coalition (DRTR) is calling for a basic reform to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) as a way to clarify owners' rights to tech assets as diverse as cell phones, game stations, servers, and medical equipment, according to Executive Director Gay Gordon-Byrne. MarketWire

Sintana Energy Receives Approval of Environmental License for Colombia Block VMM-37
Sintana Energy Inc. (TSX VENTURE: SNN) ("Sintana" or the "Company") announces that Patriot Energy Oil & Gas Inc MarketWire

ClearTrust, LLC Completes SOC 1 (SSAE 16) TYPE 1 Examination
ClearTrust, LLC, a full-service stock transfer agent, announced today that it has completed a SOC 1 (Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 16 ("SSAE 16")) Type 1 examination. MarketWire

Hitachi Data Systems Recognized as One of FORTUNE's "100 Best Companies to Work For"
Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), today announced that FORTUNE Magazine recognizes HDS as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" in 2014. This is the third consecutive year the company has been named to the prestigious annual list. MarketWire

Rebel Wins Prestigious Retail TouchPoints Customer Engagement Award with SDL
SDL (LSE: SDL), a leader in Customer Experience Management have announced that Rebel, Australia's leading sports retailer, has won the Retail TouchPoints (RTP) Customer Engagement Award for its customer experience and customer engagement analytics strategy. MarketWire

The Vines Resort & Spa Debuts in Mendoza, Argentina
The Vines Resort & Spa, a new luxury boutique resort in Mendoza, Argentina, announces its grand opening. Situated at the base of the Andes in the heart of the Uco Valley, Argentina's premier winemaking region, The Vines Resort & Spa is the ultimate retreat for wine lovers and outdoor adventurers and offers a culinary program from acclaimed Argentine Chef Francis Mallmann MarketWire

MIG Real Estate Acquires 336-Unit Adagio Swenson Farms Community in Austin
MIG Real Estate, a Newport Beach, Calif.-based real estate investment company, has completed the acquisition of Adagio Swenson Farms, a 336-unit apartment home community in the Far North submarket of Austin, Texas. MarketWire

Micrel Schedules Fourth Quarter 2013 Earnings Release and Conference Call
Micrel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRL), an industry leader in high-performance linear and power solutions, LAN and timing and communications solutions, will announce financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2013 after the market closes on Thursday, January 30, 2014. In addition, the Company will host a conference call that day at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time (1:30 p.m. Pacific time) MarketWire

ConnXus Launches New Subscription Plan for Diverse Suppliers
Diverse suppliers looking for new opportunities to grow their businesses by connecting with corporate buyers now have a simple, affordable choice with the new ConnXus (www.ConnXus.com) Plus Plan. MarketWire

Geekdom and HeroX Launch San Antonio Entrepreneurial Exchange Challenge With $500,000 Prize
Geekdom (http://geekdom.com/), the collaborative co-working space where entrepreneurs, technologists and creatives connect to build new businesses, today launched a partnership with competition-based social innovation platform, HeroX, to promote cross-border tech entrepreneurship between San Antonio and Mexico through the San Antonio Entrepreneurial Exchange Challenge MarketWire

PhoCusWright Finds Mobile Travel Strategy Shakeup Ahead as Tablet Adoption Nears 50%
Move over smartphone, there's a new mobile disruptor in town. Tablet adoption is skyrocketing among U.S. leisure travelers, triggering dramatic changes in online and travel shopping behavior. According to a new report from travel industry research authority PhoCusWright, 44% of travelers now own a tablet, and an additional four in 10 plan to purchase one by the end of 2014 (www.phocuswright MarketWire

UPDATE: JiWire President Joins Panel on Mobile ROI Measurement at Mobile Media Summit 2014
JiWire, the leading location-powered mobile advertising and data platform, today announced that David Staas, president, will participate in a panel discussion at Mobile Media Summit 2014, held January 21 in San Francisco. JiWire will also showcase its innovative technology at booth No. 14. MarketWire

Mindpix Change in Board of Directors
Mindpix Corporation (OTC Pink: MPIX) ("Mindpix" or the "Company"), a technology driven media services and entertainment company focused on owning, creating or managing multi-platform music/entertainment, sports and U.S. Hispanic media properties, today announced a change in its Board of Directors MarketWire

U.S. Surgeon General to Release 50th Anniversary Report on Smoking and Health
WHO: Kathleen Sebelius Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Howard Koh, M.D., M.P.H.Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Boris Lushniak, M.D., M.P.H.RADM, U.S. Public Health ServiceActing U.S. Surgeon General Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H. Director, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S MarketWire

Social Security Solutions Announces Research on Claiming Strategies for Those Facing a Terminal Illness
Social Security Solutions (www.ssanalyzer.com) announced today its latest research, "Greatly Reduced Life Expectancy: How Should It Affect a Couple's Social Security Claiming Strategy?" has been published in the esteemed Journal of Financial Service Professionals. MarketWire

TransUnion Launches Pay Off Your Plastic Sweepstakes, Will Award Grand Prize Winner Up to $10,000 to Pay Off Credit Card Debt
As Americans are busy tackling their New Year's resolutions, TransUnion launches its newest program -- TransUnion's Pay Off Your Plastic Sweepstakes -- to help consumers tackle one of the number one financial resolutions -- paying down debt. MarketWire

Marathon Patent Group CEO to Present at the Noble Financial Capital Markets' Tenth Annual Equity Conference on Wednesday, January 22nd at 11:00 am EST
Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (OTCQB: MARA) ("Marathon"), a patent acquisition and licensing company, announced today that its CEO, Doug Croxall, will present at "TEN"; Nobel Financial Capital Markets' Tenth Annual Equity Conference at Club Med in Sandpiper Bay, Florida in Room 1 on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 11:00 am EST. MarketWire

Inflammatory Rhetoric a Disservice to First Nations, Oil Sands Industry and Canadian Energy Consumers
Canadians need a constructive dialogue about the oil sands and broader energy matters based on the facts - jobs, economic benefits, environmental performance and energy security and reliability - rather than ill-informed opinions and inflammatory rhetoric from protest-anthem rock stars, the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers said today. MarketWire

Taking the Temperature of the Market
Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) released today its U.S. Economic and Housing Market Outlook for January showing that four of the key housing indicators are all moving in the right direction, which bodes well for an ongoing recovery. A short preview video, and the complete January 2014 U.S. Economic and Housing Market Outlook are available here. MarketWire

Daily General Counsel(TM), a Company Offering Low-Cost Legal Product for Massachusetts Small Businesses, Launches Today
Daily General Counsel™, founded by Boston veteran lawyer Jan Glassman, launched today after a successful trial run. Comprised exclusively of highly experienced, former in-house lawyers, Daily General Counsel™ offers legal services for small businesses that historically have been unable to afford a lawyer to resolve their routine and pressing legal problems MarketWire

Gate Global Impact CEO Vince Molinari to Be Interviewed Today on Clear Channel Business Talk Radio DFW1190AM
Gate Global Impact, Inc. is an Impact Investing-focused electronic regulatory compliant marketplace that provides market infrastructure and related services for the emerging Impact Investment industry. Today announced CEO Vince Molinari will be interviewed live by host Michael Yorba on Clear Channel Business Talk Radio's The Traders Network. MarketWire

MEDITE Signs Exclusive Marketing and Distribution Agreement With Medline
MEDITE Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of innovative, high-quality equipment and supplies for histology, pathology and cytology laboratories, announced an exclusive marketing and distribution agreement with Medline Industries, Inc., based in Mundelein, Illinois MarketWire

OPTIMIZERx Corporation to Present at Noble Financial Capital Markets' Tenth Annual Equity Conference
OPTIMIZERx Corporation (OTCQB: OPRX) today announced that its Chairman and CEO Mr. David Harrell will present at "TEN"; Noble Financial Capital Markets' Tenth Annual Equity Conference at Club Med in Sandpiper Bay, Florida, on Monday January 20, 2014 at 9:30 AM Eastern Time. MarketWire

EdgeConneX(R) and Open-IX Enter an MOU to Certify Its Houston, TX Data Center
EdgeConneX®, a data center provider specializing in content hosting at the edge of the network, today announced it has entered a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Open-IX (OIX) to certify its Houston, TX Edge Data Center (EDC), along with the intent to certify additional data centers in Denver, Phoenix, Salt Lake City and Las Vegas markets by the end of Q1 2014. MarketWire

Alteva Brings Innovative Mobile Solutions for Business to ITEXPO in Miami
Alteva (NYSE MKT: ALTV), a premier provider of hosted Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS), announced today that it will be showcasing its Mobility and BYOD, Bring Your Own Device, Solutions at ITEXPO, to be held January 28-31, 2014, at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami Beach, Fla MarketWire

City of Houston Deploys Decision Lens to Better Manage Capital Planning and Project Prioritization Planning Efforts
Decision Lens, the leading provider of cloud-based prioritization and resource optimization software, announced today that the City of Houston has selected it to assist in the creation of a 5 year capital plan. In addition to developing the capital plan, Decision Lens will be employed to evaluate projects addressing Mayor Annise Parker's strategic objectives for the city MarketWire

British Celebrities Tell VisitLondon.com to 'Love London Like a Local' as the UK Capital Breaks a Record for Tourist Visits
As London celebrates record numbers of international tourists coming to the capital, the Mayor of London Boris Johnson, actress Joanna Lumley, model and actress Twiggy, Michelin-star Chef Gordon Ramsay and two of the world's most famous ballet dancers talk about what makes their city the greatest place on earth to visit. MarketWire

Gartner, HomeAway, Abercrombie & Fitch, European Parliament and More to Give Talks at JahiaOne, Jahia 1st International User Conference
Less than a month away from JahiaOne, open source CMS vendor Jahia is proud to unveil a tier-1 speaker roster for its first international user conference. MarketWire

Liberty Tax Service Prepares for Tax Season With Over 50,000 New Hires
Liberty Tax Service has hired over 50,000 employees for the upcoming tax season. With the unemployment rate dropping for December 2013 to 6.7 percent, this is welcome news for many jobseekers and those seeking seasonal employment now that the holidays are over. The positions filled include office managers, tax preparers, marketing managers, and, of course, the popular Liberty Wavers. MarketWire

RealtyTrac Ranks Best Ski Towns for Real Estate Investing
RealtyTrac® (www.realtytrac.com), the leading online marketplace for foreclosure properties, today released a report identifying the nation's best ski resort towns for real estate investing, which ranks 19 towns with high-quality ski resorts based on the health of the local housing market and opportunity to acquire profitable investment homes. MarketWire

CAMAC Energy Schedules Special Meeting of Stockholders
CAMAC Energy Inc. (NYSE MKT: CAK) MarketWire

Come & Play the World's First M&A Game
Anyone who has ever been involved in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) will want to download and start - and won't be able to stop -- playing the world's first M&A game app, launched today by pioneering virtual data room provider ansarada. MarketWire

Introducing Banjo 4.0: The Live Internet(TM)
Banjo, the largest collection of social signals in the world and the leader in coverage of sports, music, news and trending events, today released their most sophisticated rendition to date, version 4.0 MarketWire

Bell Investment Advisors Offers Webinar and Lunch Event, "Making a Good Life Happen(R)"
Bell Investment Advisors, www.bellinvest.com, a Bay Area registered investment advisory firm, announced today that they will be conducting two "Making a Good Life Happen" events, an online webinar on Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 2-2:30 PM PST and a lunch on January 29, 2014, 12-1:30 PM PST in the firm's Oakland office MarketWire

OneSpin Solutions Doubles Revenue, Triples Year-to-Year Bookings in 2013
OneSpin Solutions™, provider of innovative formal assertion-based verification (ABV) and formal equivalence checking solutions, finished 2013 with 100% revenue growth, doubling revenue and tripling year-to-year bookings for a 200% growth over 2012. MarketWire

Brandimage Honored for Package Design in 2013 American Graphic Design Awards
Brandimage, a leading global consultancy of brand equity architects and designers of brand meaning who create brands that drive brand performance, announced that its Chicago office has been distinguished by GDUSA (Graphic Design USA) with two 2013 American Graphic Design Awards recognizing outstanding new work and design excellence. MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology Launches Asymmetric Dual TrenchFET(R) Gen IV MOSFET in Compact PowerPAIR(R) 3 mm by 3 mm Package
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new 30 V asymmetric dual TrenchFET® power MOSFET in the PowerPAIR® 3 mm by 3 mm package utilizing TrenchFET Gen IV technology MarketWire

MCB Bank Selects Oracle WebLogic Suite 12c to Support Its Core Banking Upgrade to Power Exceptional Experiences for Employees and Customers
Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) MarketWire

Stillwater Mining Company to Participate in the CIBC Institutional Investor Conference
STILLWATER MINING COMPANY (NYSE: SWC) (TSX: SWC.U) announced today that Mick McMullen, President and Chief Executive Officer, will be speaking at the 17th Annual CIBC Institutional Investor Conference in Whistler, British Columbia, on January 23, 2014. The presentation will begin at approximately 4:05 p.m. Pacific Standard Time. A live webcast of Mr MarketWire

Audience to Host Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Earnings Conference Call on February 6, 2014
Audience, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADNC), the leader in advanced voice and audio processing for mobile devices, today announced that it has scheduled a conference call for Thursday, February 6, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. PT / 4:30 p.m. ET to discuss its fourth quarter and full year 2013 financial results MarketWire

PayChoice Names Former JPMorgan Chase Executive, Jonathan Wilk, as President
PayChoice, the leading provider of SaaS based payroll, HR, tax-filing solutions, and software, announced the appointment of Jonathan Wilk as President responsible for the leadership of the sales, business development, and marketing organizations. MarketWire

The Institute of Finance & Management (IOFM) Announces Annual Accounts Payable 2014 Conference & Expo
The Institute of Finance & Management (IOFM) has announced the Accounts Payable Conference & Expo®: April 6-9, 2014, at Hilton Alexandria Mark Center in Alexandria, VA. The event is the only AP membership meeting that strictly focuses on accounts payable education and practical approaches to automation, leadership, and process improvements in a peer-to-peer setting MarketWire

BMO Harris Bank Study: Arizona Business Owners Feeling Good About Prospects for Their Businesses in 2014
95 percent of business owners feel that their business will either grow or stay at the same level in 2014. Three-quarters (75 percent) believe that the U.S. economy will either improve or stay the same this year. 83 percent feel that the state economy in Arizona will either improve or stay the same MarketWire

Patrick Eakins Joins TAB Bank's Business Development Team
As TAB Bank continues to expand its footprint in terms of geography and business opportunities it is pleased to announce the addition of Patrick Eakins (615-975-1835, Patrick.Eakins@tabbank.com) to the business development team as Vice President and Business Development Officer MarketWire

The Perfect Fish and Chips
Most visitors venture out from their London hotels in search of the perfect batch of fish and chips. Found in the local 'chippie,' this fried fare has three main ingredients: fish, batter and potatoes. Marriott offers an informative infographic to help you understand why this simple meal is a beloved institution in Jolly Old England. MarketWire

Advisory: Minerals Technologies Inc. Fourth Quarter 2013 Conference Call
NEW YORK, January 16-Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE:MTX) will sponsor a conference call on Friday, January 31, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time to discuss its fourth quarter 2013 financial results. GlobeNewswire

Jennings Capital Initiates Coverage on ZCL Composites (TSX:ZCL) with Buy Recommendation - Video Research Alert on InvestmentPitch.com
Vancouver, BC, January 16, 2014 -.Investment firm Jennings Capital has initiated coverage on ZCL Composites (TSX:ZCL).  Analyst Russell Stanley gives the company a buy recommendation and a 12-month target price of $9.00, a premium of 21% to the $7.44 price when the report was issued on January 6th. GlobeNewswire

NOVA Chemicals announces first petrochemicals utilization of Marcellus Shale ethane at its Ontario cracker
    NOVA Chemicals Corporation, 1000 Seventh Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2P 5L5www.novachemicals.com | 403.750.3600 tel | 403.269.7410 fax GlobeNewswire

Freddie Mac to Issue a New Three-Year Reference Notes(R) Security and $1 Billion Reopening of 1.75% Reference Notes Security
Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it plans to issue a new three-year USD Reference Notes® security, CUSIP number 3137EADT3, due on February 22, 2017. The issue will be priced on Friday, January 17, 2014, and will settle on Tuesday, January 21, 2014, at benchmark size. MarketWire

Kelly Services(R) Announces Fourth Quarter and Year-End Conference Call
Kelly Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA) (NASDAQ: KELYB), a leader in providing workforce solutions, will release its fourth quarter and year-end earnings before the market opens on Thursday, January 30, 2014. The company will host a conference call, including a question and answer opportunity, to discuss the financial results at 9:00 a.m. ET. MarketWire

Medical Care Technologies Inc. New CEO Provides Shareholder Update
Medical Care Technologies Inc. (OTC Pink: MDCE), a healthcare company providing family healthcare services in China, has released the following announcement by its newly appointed Chief Executive Officer and President, James Lau: MarketWire

Integra Gold Mobilizes 3 Diamond Drill Rigs, Commences 20,000 m Drill Program on High-Grade Triangle Zone
Integra Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE: ICG) ("Integra" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the Company's 2014 drill program at the Lamaque Gold Project has been initiated. Three drills have been mobilized at the Triangle Zone to commence a 20,000 m definition drill program that forms part of the total 40,000 m drill program planned for the Lamaque Project in 2014 MarketWire

AntriaBio Announces Closing of Bridge Financing
AntriaBio, Inc. (OTCQB: ANTB), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel therapeutics for the diabetes market, announced today that it has closed a $2.7 million bridge note financing (the "Bridge Financing") in an exempt private placement transaction with a number of accredited investors. Paulson Investment Company, Inc MarketWire

Diversified Insurance Solutions Announces Private Exchange Partnership With bswift
BROOKFIELD, WI and CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - January 16, 2014) - Diversified Insurance Solutions, one of Wisconsin's leading insurance brokerage firms, announced that they have selected bswift, a leader in software and services for employee benefits administration, to provide the exchange technology platform for the Diversified Insurance Marketplace MarketWire

SMART Payment Plan(R) Surpasses One Billion Dollars in Consumer Loan Payment Processing
AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - January 16, 2014) - SMART Payment Plan, the financial technology company that since 2003 has helped customers shave years off of mortgages, and months off of student, auto, and credit card loans, today announced a milestone achievement -- it has processed more than one billion dollars in consumer loan payments.  MarketWire

Sims Recycling Solutions Positioned as a "Leader" in the Magic Quadrant for IT Asset Disposition, Worldwide
WEST CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - January 16, 2014) - Sims Recycling Solutions, the global leader in electronics reuse and recycling, is proud to be recognized as a leader in the ITAD industry by Gartner, Inc., the world's leading IT research and advisory company, in its December 2013 Magic Quadrant for Worldwide IT Asset Disposition. MarketWire

BMO Retirement Services Expands Capabilities With Cross-Border Platform
BMO Retirement Services, a division of BMO Global Asset Management, today announced the rollout of its integrated cross-border retirement services platform, with capabilities to serve clients who have a presence in both the U.S. and Canada. MarketWire

Fixed Mortgage Rates Move Lower on Economic Data
Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates fall amid signs of a weakening economic recovery. MarketWire

Homeland Security Corporation Provides Corporate Update and MJ Summary
Homeland Security Corporation (HSC, the Company) (PINKSHEETS: HSCC) is pleased to announce a corporate update and MJ summary. MarketWire

REMINDER: TMP Government to Spotlight Effective Messaging for Talent Acquisition & Hiring
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Konica Minolta Sponsors the Dempsey Racing/Konrad Motorsport Porsche
RAMSEY, NJ--(Marketwired - January 16, 2014) - Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announced that the company, along with Konica Minolta Business Solutions de México, is an official sponsor of the No. 28 Dempsey Racing/Konrad Motorsport Porsche 911 GT America in the Rolex 24 At Daytona IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship race, Jan. 25-26. MarketWire

CHG Healthcare Services Makes FORTUNE's "100 Best Companies to Work For" List for Fifth Consecutive Year
SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwired - January 16, 2014) - CHG Healthcare Services is one of the top employers in America, according to FORTUNE magazine's 2014 list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For. CHG ranks number 16, marking the company's fifth consecutive year on the list and third straight year in the top 20. CHG is the only Utah-based company to receive this recognition. MarketWire

NCCN Appoints Gary Weyhmuller as Chief Operating Officer
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - January 16, 2014) - The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®), a not-for-profit alliance of 23 of the world's leading cancer centers dedicated to improving the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of cancer care, has appointed Gary Weyhmuller, MBA, as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO). MarketWire

Mizuho Securities USA Announces 2014 Energy Corporate Access Day
Mizuho Securities USA (MSUSA), the U.S. broker-dealer subsidiary of the Mizuho Financial Group, will host its 2014 Energy Corporate Access Day on January 23 & 24, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. MarketWire

Burns & McDonnell Named for Third Year in a Row to Fortune Magazine's Annual List of the '100 Best Companies to Work For'
For the third consecutive year, Burns & McDonnell has been named as one of America's "100 Best Companies to Work For" by Fortune magazine. Burns & McDonnell climbed to number 14 on the publication's 17th annual list of "100 Best Companies to Work For." The company ranked 18 on the 2013 list and 26 in 2012. Burns & McDonnell also made the list at number 50 in 2009 MarketWire

Datalliance Expands European Staff
Datalliance today announced that Arnaud Nullens has joined the Datalliance European organization as a Functional Analyst. He will be located in the Datalliance European headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. Mr. Nullens will be responsible for helping new Datalliance customers with data preparation and integrity checking processes associated with every Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) program startup. MarketWire

Freddie Mac Multifamily Research Highlights Borrower Default Behavior
New Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) research shows that a commercial real estate borrower's loan default decision for an underperforming property is based on several factors, including property and loan characteristics, and economic and market conditions MarketWire

Stonegate Bank Completes Acquisition of Florida Shores Banks
Stonegate Bank (OTCBB: SGBK) announced today the completion of the merger with Florida Shores Bancorp and its two subsidiary banks, Florida Shores Bank -Southeast and Florida Shores Bank - Southwest, including the minority interests in the subsidiary banks held by other investors. The consolidated bank will report approximately $1.7 billion in total assets. MarketWire

Elasticsearch Grows to 6 Million Downloads, Adds Former Box SVP as CMO
Elasticsearch, the company behind the massively popular open-source Elasticsearch ELK stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana), today announced continued momentum in new client adoption with an impressive list of new customers including Atlassian, Quizlet and GitHub. To further position the company for rapid adoption, Elasticsearch also introduced Jen Grant as its first CMO MarketWire

GSN Games Launches Cash Tournaments for Mobile Devices
GSN Games today announced the beta launch of the GSN Cash Games mobile site, the first-ever mobile-optimized cash tournament site for U.S. players. Extending the reach of GSN Games' leading cash tournament website, WorldWinner.com, the new GSN Cash Games mobile site lets casual gamers play skill games for real cash prizes on smartphones and tablets MarketWire

LiveDeal Inc., to Release Apple iOS and Android Apps to Keep Pace With Its Growing Mobile User Base
LiveDeal Inc. (NASDAQ: LIVE) ("LiveDeal" or the "Company"), a publicly traded company that operates livedeal.com, an innovative platform using geo-location to enable restaurants to communicate and publish real-time and instant offers to nearby consumers, today announced that it will release Apple iOS and Andoid apps of its popular livedeal.com to keep pace with a growing livedeal MarketWire

HPEV Announces New Strategic Advisory Board Led by Recently Retired Emerson Electric Heavyweight
HPEV, Inc. (OTCQB: WARM), an innovator in energy efficiency and heat removal technologies, announced today the formation of its new Strategic Advisory Board, as well as its first and principal board member Dick Schul. The Advisory Board is an integral part of HPEV's overall strategic business plan MarketWire

AquaBall Naturally Flavored Water Announces Expanded Distribution in Southern California
IRVINE, CA --(Marketwired - January 16, 2014) - True Drinks, Inc MarketWire

Churches Join 3rd Annual Water Sunday to Fight the Global Water Crisis
CHARLESTON, SC--(Marketwired - January 16, 2014) - In the time it takes to read this release, six children will have died due to water related disease. Diarrheal illness, caused primarily by contaminated drinking water, is the second leading cause of death worldwide MarketWire

SDL Voted National Public Champion for Belgium in Prestigious European Business Awards
SDL (LSE: SDL) today announced the company has been named as the National Public Champion for Belgium in the 2013/2014 European Business Awards. In a public vote of over 70,000 participants, SDL, the global leader in customer experience management, received the highest number of votes for Belgium MarketWire

Primco Management's CEO Provides Update on Current and Future Operations
Primco Management Inc. (OTCQB: PMCM), a fully integrated multi-media entertainment and real estate development company, is providing an update to its shareholders and strategic business partners. David Michery, CEO, says, "We have experienced challenges during our formative period in the past nine months in dealing with the dilutive effects of our convertible debt MarketWire

Energy Revenue America, Inc. Announces a Contract to Transport Natural Gas for a Third Party via Their 65 Mile Pipeline in Nowata County, Oklahoma
Energy Revenue America, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ERAO), a firm focused on the acquisition, development and exploration of Coal Bed Methane (CBM) natural gas, is pleased to provide a production update on the Company's 3,100 acres in Nowata County, Oklahoma MarketWire

HootSuite Closes 2013 With Strong Fourth Quarter
HootSuite, the world's most widely adopted social relationship platform, achieved key milestones in the fourth quarter of 2013. More than 75% of Fortune 1000 companies now use HootSuite for social media management, social marketing, social customer service, and social selling. Customers include PepsiCo, Virgin, FOX, Sony Music, and WWF. Roots Canada, Avis Budget Group, Inc MarketWire

Nuvilex and Medical Marijuana Companies Keep an Eye on Florida as Crucial Swing State in Cannabis Debate
Nuvilex, Inc. (OTCQB: NVLX) and a host of marijuana companies are keeping a close eye on what is happening with a petition drive in Florida to get the use of medical marijuana on ballots in time for the November election. Why is Florida important? Well, for a company like Nuvilex and its medical marijuana subsidiary, Marijuana Sciences, Inc MarketWire

Welltok Makes the Right Connections With New Partner Program
Welltok, Inc., the pioneering social health management company, today announced the launch of CaféWell Connect, its new partner program. CaféWell Connect is the first program to unite premiere condition management and wellness programs with select applications and tracking devices into one engaging platform -- the CaféWell Health Optimization Platform. MarketWire

2013 Marks Record-Breaking Year for WillowTree Apps
Business-to-business and business-to-consumer organizations continue to recognize the power of mobile in driving revenue growth and improving operational efficiencies. Mobile's continued adoption as a critical business strategy helped propel WillowTree Apps, a leading provider of mobile strategy, design and deployment services, to its strongest year in the company's six-year history. MarketWire

Stevia First Corp. to Webcast Live From Noble Financial Capital Markets' Equity Conference on Monday, January 20th
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DTI Acquires Applied Discovery
DTI (www.DTIglobal.com), the nation's largest privately held independent provider of e-discovery, legal process outsourcing and facilities management services, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Applied Discovery, one of the most established e-discovery brands in the market. MarketWire

KonaRed Corporation Announces KonaRed Original and KonaRed Green Tea in 10.5oz Bottles Are Now Being Sold at Every Commissary in Hawaii Operated by the Defense Commissary Agency
KonaRed Corporation (www.KonaRed.com) (OTCBB: KRED); developers of the powerful Hawaiian Coffee Fruit wellness beverage which is sold in such retailers as Whole Foods, Safeway, Kmart, Wal-mart, 7-Eleven, Walgreens, and other stores throughout Hawaii and California; announced today its 10.5oz Original Antioxidant Juice and 10 MarketWire

AltiGen Launches MaxCS Private Cloud
AltiGen Communications, Inc. (OTCQX: ATGN), a leading provider of Microsoft-based Unified Communications solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of MaxCS Private Cloud, a unique virtual dedicated IP PBX and Call Center managed service offering for small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMBs) MarketWire

Sumo Logic Hires Industry Veteran Jim Wilson as Vice President of Worldwide Sales
Sumo Logic, the next generation machine data intelligence company, today announced the appointment of former NICE Systems and Merced Systems vice president, Jim Wilson, as the company's new vice president of worldwide sales MarketWire

PlaceIQ Announces Upcoming Speaking Engagements at Mobile Marketing Industry Conferences
PlaceIQ, the company building more accurate audiences with location, time and real-world behavior, announced today two speaking engagements at mobile marketing industry-focused conferences -- Mobile Media Summit in San Francisco, California, on Tuesday, January 21, and Mobile Marketing Exchange in Ponte Verda Beach, Florida, from Wednesday, January 22, to Friday, January 24. MarketWire

Gentex Reports Fourth Quarter 2013 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call
Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ: GNTX), the Zeeland, Michigan based manufacturer of automotive automatic-dimming rearview mirrors, automotive electronics, dimmable aircraft windows, and fire protection products, is pleased to announce that it will release its 2013 fourth quarter and calendar year financial results on Wednesday, January 29, 2014, before the market opens MarketWire

Harbour Village Beach Club Dive Shop Awarded PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center Ranking
Great Adventures Bonaire, the onsite dive shop serving Harbour Village Beach Club, was recently named a PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) 5 Star Instructor Development Center MarketWire

Custom Embroidery From EmbroidMe Puts Your Logo on Shirts, Hats and Apparel
For over a decade, EmbroidMe has provided high-quality custom embroidery, putting your logo on shirts, hats, and apparel in a way that is convenient and affordable. MarketWire

AccelOps Named a Top 50 Leader in IT Operations Analytics
AccelOps, the analytics-driven IT operations management leader, has been designated as a top 50 leading vendor in IT Operations Analytics (ITOA) in the recently released ITOA50 list. Announced by The ITOA Landscape, the ITOA50 recognizes vendors who have demonstrated leadership in developing ITOA solutions based on impact, innovation and industry recognition for their solutions. MarketWire

CEO Live TV Interviews James C. Steen, President and CEO of Golden Age Resources, Inc.
Golden Age Resources Inc., (OTC Pink: GDAR) announced today that its President and CEO was interviewed by CEO Live TV. You can listen to the interview on http://ceolive.tv/golden-age-resources/gdar-videos/1959-ceolive-tv-interview-golden-age-resources-gdar MarketWire

Uproar PR Further Strengthens Team With Addition of Industry Veteran
Amanda Forbes Mestdagh, APR recently joined Uproar PR, a full-service public relations and social media firm, its co-founders announced today. In this new role as Account Manager, Amanda's responsibilities include managing client relations, providing strategic counsel, media relations and mentoring team members. MarketWire

eGain Knowledge(TM) Certified With SAP CRM Interaction Center(TM)
eGain (NASDAQ: EGAN), the leading provider of cloud-based customer engagement solutions, today announced that SAP has certified the integration of eGain Knowledge with SAP CRM Interaction Center. The solution will enable businesses to harness the combined power of SAP CRM and eGain's top-rated knowledge management capabilities to provide smart, accurate, and consistent customer service. MarketWire

Drug Developers Are Implementing New Strategies for Use of Comparator Drugs in Clinical Trials, According to Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development
Drug developers are aggressively implementing new strategies to improve their access to and use of comparator drugs, which are used in clinical trials to determine how development candidates compare to existing therapies, according to leaders from the research-based drug industry who recently participated in a roundtable discussion convened by the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development. MarketWire

STMicroelectronics Reveals Industry's Best Connected STM32 F0 Microcontrollers for Cost-Sensitive Applications
Crystal-less USB 2.0 and CAN interfaces augment rich connectivity, with larger memory footprint of latest STM32 ARM® Cortex(TM)-M0 devices GlobeNewswire

AAM announces the appointment of Michael J. Bly as President - AAM Europe
Detroit, Michigan, January 16, 2014 - American Axle & Manufacturing, Inc. (AAM) today announced that Michael (Micky) J. Bly has joined AAM as President - AAM Europe. In this role, Bly assumes the responsibilities of leading AAM's regional business, engineering and manufacturing activity at AAM's European Headquarters and Engineering Center located in Bad Homburg, Germany GlobeNewswire

College Track Alumnus, Troy Simon, Selected to Speak at White House Forum on New Actions to Expand College Opportunities
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - January 16, 2014) -  College Track CEO, David Silver, and Alumnus, Troy Simon, will join President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House to engage in a discussion focused on new actions that will increase college opportunities for students. Troy Simon will be a speaker at the event and will introduce the First Lady. MarketWire

Stabilis Energy Hires Koby Knight as Vice President of LNG Plant Construction and New Market Development
BEAUMONT, TX--(Marketwired - January 16, 2014) -  Stabilis Energy has hired Koby Knight as Vice President of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Plant Construction and New Market Development. Mr MarketWire

Americans Falter on Plans to Reduce Credit Card Spending
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - January 16, 2014) - SaveUp (www.saveup.com), a national online financial rewards program for saving and paying down debt, today announced the findings of its January U.S. Consumer Savings and Debt Report that identifies consumers' savings and spending habits MarketWire

Salesfusion Raises $8.25M Series B
ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - January 16, 2014) - Salesfusion has secured $8.25 million in financing from some of the top cloud software investors in the Southeastern United States MarketWire

Pacific Energy Development to Present at Noble Financial Capital Markets' Tenth Annual Equity Conference
DANVILLE, CA--(Marketwired - January 16, 2014) - Pacific Energy Development (PEDEVCO Corp) (NYSE MKT: PED), an energy company engaged in the acquisition and development of strategic high-value energy projects in the U.S MarketWire

Southlake Lawyer Constance Mims Becomes Board Certified in Texas Family Law
FORT WORTH, TX--(Marketwired - January 16, 2014) - The Texas Board of Legal Specialization states that in the entire State of Texas, with over 70,000 licensed lawyers, only 7,000 -- fewer than 10% -- hold the distinction of Board Certified. Texas Attorney Constance Mims received word just days ago that she is a member of that elite group -- she is now Board Certified in Family Law. MarketWire

Integra Awarded Qualified Vendor Status for Voice and Data Services Under CALNET 3 Procurement Agreement
PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - January 16, 2014) - Integra™, a provider of fiber-based, carrier-grade networking, communications and technology solutions, has been awarded Qualified Vendor Status for voice and data services by the California Department of Technology Statewide Technology Procurement Division MarketWire

Trojan Battery Launches Smart Carbon(TM) Line of Advanced Lead Acid Batteries
SANTA FE SPRINGS, CA--(Marketwired - January 16, 2014) - To address the impact of Partial State of Charge (PSOC) on cycling batteries in renewable energy (RE), inverter backup and telecom applications, Trojan Battery Co. today announced the addition of Smart Carbon™ as a standard feature to its Industrial and Premium flooded battery lines.  MarketWire

iSALUS Healthcare Announces New Chief Sales Officer to Executive Leadership Team
INDIANAPOLIS, IN--(Marketwired - January 16, 2014) - iSALUS Healthcare, a privately held Electronic Health Records (EHR), Practice Management, and Medical Billing service provider, today announces a new appointment to its management team MarketWire

Certify Reveals Most Common Business Expenses From 2013
PORTLAND, ME--(Marketwired - January 16, 2014) - Leading cloud-based travel and expense management software provider Certify announced its 2013 year-end review of business expense trends and the results of its latest business spending report, covering the fourth quarter of 2013.  MarketWire

PNI Digital Media Announces First Photo Print App for Google Glass
PNI Digital Media (TSX: PN)(OTCQB: PNDMF), ("PNI" or the "Company"), the leading innovator in online, mobile and in-store digital media solutions for retailers, announced today that it has advanced its first Google Glass application enabling photo and postcard printing directly to retail photo centers into the final phase of testing. MarketWire

Aroway Energy Inc. Inks Option Agreement With Major Oil Producer
AROWAY ENERGY INC. (TSX VENTURE: ARW)(OTCQX: ARWJF) (www.arowayenergy MarketWire

Fusion to Present at Noble Financial Capital Market's Tenth Annual Equity Conference
Fusion (OTCQB: FSNN), a leading cloud services provider, announced today that Matthew Rosen, the company's Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at "TEN", Noble Financial Capital Markets' Tenth Annual Equity Conference, Sandpiper Bay, Florida, on Monday, January 20, 2014, in Room 3, at 10:30 am Eastern Time. Mr MarketWire

VAPESTICK(R) and Bluebox Corporate Finance Founders Join Victory Electronic Cigarettes' Board of Directors
Victory Electronic Cigarettes Corporation (OTCQB: ECIG), the emerging leader in the electronic cigarette industry, today announced the appointments of Michael Clapper, co-founder of VAPESTICK® electronic cigarettes and Paul Herman, co-founder of Bluebox Corporate Finance to its Board of Directors MarketWire

Bombardier Aerospace Confirms Change to its CSeries Aircraft's Entry-into-Service
Bombardier Aerospace confirmed today that the CSeries aircraft program is making solid progress and initial performance results are in line with the company's expectations MarketWire

Experts Offer Direct Response Insights and Advice for 2014
Editors Note: There are two photos associated with this press release. MarketWire

Join the F1000Journal Club-New Tools for Discussing and Organizing Research Articles
Scientists and clinicians can spend hours each month critically evaluating published research as part of their training and teaching, but valuable discussions about what makes a good or bad paper are often lost forever. F1000Journal Clubs (http://f1000 MarketWire

Summer Infant Announces Executive Leadership Changes
Summer Infant, Inc. (NASDAQ: SUMR), a global leader in premium juvenile products, today announced that, effective February 1, 2014, Carol Bramson, 49, will become the Company's new Chief Executive Officer and President, replacing Jason Macari, who has been the Company's Chief Executive Officer since 2007 MarketWire

Rosetta Genomics' Platform Predicts Bladder Cancer Progression in Study Published in Urologic Oncology: Seminars and Original Investigations
Rosetta Genomics Ltd. (NASDAQ: ROSG), a leading developer and provider of microRNA-based molecular diagnostics, announces the publication of clinical data in the online edition of Urologic Oncology: Seminars and Original Investigations in an article entitled, "The role of microRNA profiling in prognosticating progression in Ta and T1 urinary bladder cancer MarketWire

First Nickel Hits Targeted 2013 Nickel and Copper Production; Increased Nickel Production Forecast for 2014
First Nickel Inc. ("FNI" or the "Company") (TSX: FNI) today provides its 2013 preliminary production results and outlook with respect to 2014 production and costs. MarketWire

Bahrain International Airshow: Al Qahtani Aviation Company Orders up to 26 Bombardier CSeries Aircraft
Bombardier Aerospace announced today that Dammam-based Al Qahtani Aviation Company has signed a firm purchase agreement for 16 CS300 aircraft with options for an additional 10 CS300 jetliners. The aircraft will be operated by SaudiGulf Airlines, a newly launched national carrier from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia MarketWire

Evocalize Launches Platform to Help Brands Turn Customer Conversations Into Revenue
Evocalize today announced the general release of its customer conversation platform, which uses multiple sources of rich customer data to help brands have intelligent, personal conversations with each customer, and to help brands turn those conversations into revenue. MarketWire

IFLM Appoints David Garland as Chief Executive Officer
Independent Film Development Corporation (OTCQB: IFLM), with a plan of operations to develop themed resorts and hotels, announced today that it has appointed David Garland as the Chief Executive Officer for the company. He replaces interim CEO George Ivakhnik, who moves over to the position to the Chief Investment Officer for Real Estate Operations. MarketWire

Red Giant Entertainment Releases Stellar Talent Lineup for Free Comic Book Day Initiative and Giant-Size Line
Red Giant Entertainment Inc. (OTCQB: REDG), an innovative Intellectual Property company specializing in high quality characters and content for use in a variety of media and entertainment, today released the full Intellectual Property (IP) and talent line-up for the Company's Free Comic Book Day initiative, commencing in May of 2014. MarketWire

DB Networks Named Finalist in Multiple Info Security Products Guide's Global Excellence Awards Categories
DB Networks, an innovator of behavioral analysis in database security, today announced that Info Security Products Guide, the industry's leading information security research and advisory guide, has named DB Networks' IDS-6300 as a finalist for the 10th Annual 2014 Global Excellence Awards in four products and services excellence categories, as well as for the Tomorrow's Technology Today Award. MarketWire

Ithaca Energy Inc Announces Option Award
Ithaca Energy Inc. (TSX: IAE) (LSE: IAE) ("Ithaca" or the "Company") announces that in accordance with the Company's Stock Option Plan, the Board of Directors has approved the grant of 7,165,000 share options to Directors, Officers and employees at a price of C$2.71, which was the closing price on the Toronto Stock Exchange on 15 January 2014 MarketWire

Greengro Technologies Breaks Ground on Second BP Gardens Greenhouse Project
Greengro Technologies (PINKSHEETS: GRNH) has announced today that they have broken ground on the second BP Gardens greenhouse project in Lincoln, California (5585 Garden Bar Rd., Lincoln, CA 95648). This project marks the second in an aggressive plan to operate five such facilities by 2015. MarketWire

Lantronix to Report Fiscal 2014 Second Quarter Results on January 30, 2014
Lantronix, Inc. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: LTRX), a global provider of smart networking and communications solutions for machine-to-machine (M2M) applications, today announced that the Company will report its financial results for its fiscal 2014 second quarter ended December 31, 2013 on Thursday, January 30, 2014 after market close. MarketWire

MissionIR Interview With CytRx Embellishes on Clinical Trial Results and Plans for an Incredible 2014
MissionIR today announces the online availability of its interview with CytRx Corp. (NASDAQ: CYTR) President and Chief Executive Officer Steven Kriegsman, as well as the company's vice president of business development and investor relations David Haen. The full audio interview is available at the following link: http://CYTR.MissionIR.com/interview-jan2014.html. MarketWire

JiWire CEO Joins Panel on Mobile ROI Measurement at Mobile Media Summit 2014
JiWire, the leading location-powered mobile advertising and data platform, today announced that David Staas, president, will participate in a panel discussion at Mobile Media Summit 2014, held January 21 in San Francisco. JiWire will also showcase its innovative technology at booth No. 14. MarketWire

Plandai Biotechnology, Inc. to Acquire License to Diego Pellicer Brand for Medical and Pharmaceutical Cannabis Extracts
Plandaí Biotechnology, Inc. (OTCQB: PLPL), a producer of highly bioavailable plant extracts for industries including health, wellness, nutraceutical, and pharmaceutical, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Diego Pellicer, Inc. and Diego Pellicer Worldwide Inc MarketWire

Seacoast Commerce Bank Announces Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Results With Record Loan, Deposit and Asset Growth
Seacoast Commerce Bank (OTCQB: SCCB) today announced its unaudited results of operations for the fourth quarter and full-year ended December 31, 2013. For the fourth quarter, the Bank reported net income of $250 thousand, consistent with previous quarters, compared to $58 thousand in the fourth quarter of 2012, or a 333% increase. For the full-year, the Bank reported net income of $1 MarketWire

Topo Athletic's Innovative Design Wins "2013 Shoe of the Year"
Topo Athletic, the leader in ergonomic athletic footwear, announced today that its ST model was awarded "2013 Wear Tested Shoe of the Year" by Wear Tested - Minimalist Shoes & Fitness Gear MarketWire

PURE's SDC-Based Food Safety Solutions Strategy Gains Traction -- Initial Orders From Three Food Processors
PURE Bioscience, Inc. (OTCQB: PURE), creator of the patented silver dihydrogen citrate (SDC) antimicrobial, today announced continued progress on its strategic positioning as a food safety solution which was launched this past Fall. MarketWire

Axxess Pharma Inc. Announces Champion Bodybuilder Michael Spencer as TapouT Spokesperson
Axxess Pharma Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AXXE) a specialty pharmaceutical and nutritional supplements company is pleased to announce through its wholly-owned subsidiary, AllStar Health Brands Inc. that champion bodybuilder Michael Spencer has agreed to join the growing list of sports celebrities as a TapouT spokesperson MarketWire

More Than 100 Hospitals and Med Tech Companies Join the Patient Safety Movement Foundation's Call to Reduce Preventable Patient Deaths
At the second annual Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit more than 100 hospitals and med tech companies made public commitments and pledges to help reduce preventable patient deaths to zero by 2020 in U.S. hospitals. MarketWire

Ancestry.com Teams Up With New York City Municipal Archives to Bring a Free Index to More Than 10 Million Birth, Marriage and Death Records Online
Ancestry.com, the world's largest online family history resource, today announced the availability of an index to more than 10 million New York City birth, marriage and death records, spanning 1866-1948, for free online at Ancestry.com/NewYork MarketWire

2013 Year for Unisex Names, According to WhitePages
WhitePages, the leading provider of contact information for people and businesses in the U.S., today unveiled 2013's most popular unisex names in the country. Based on data from Names.WhitePages.com, Jordan, Riley and Avery are the most popular names for both boys and girls overall MarketWire

Swiftpage Launches Saleslogix 8.1, Adding Exclusive New Social CRM Capabilities and Long List of User-Requested Improvements
Swiftpage, a leading provider of integrated marketing and CRM solutions for individuals, small businesses and mobile sales teams, today announced that Saleslogix version 8.1 is available for purchase internationally in English from Swiftpage's growing network of value-added reseller partners. French and German language versions are planned for availability in the coming weeks. MarketWire

Nexia's DTCC Chill Has Been Removed
Nexia Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NXHD) announced today that the Depository Trust Company has removed the DTCC chill on its shares of common stock. MarketWire

Device Co-Developed by San Diego Eye Doctor May Improve Corneal Transplant Success Rates
David J. Schanzlin, MD of Gordon-Weiss-Schanzlin Vision Institute in La Jolla recently performed the first corneal transplant for endothelial keratoplasty using the newly developed EK Injector from TDAK Medical Inc. MarketWire

NJ & NY Plastic Surgeon Predicts Top Procedures for 2014
Dr. Ramtin Kassir is a triple board certified plastic surgeon who has been featured on television shows such as The Doctors, TODAY Show, Entertainment Tonight, FOX and The Real Housewives of New Jersey. After noticing shifts in the way his patients obtain information and their sources of influence, the go-to plastic surgeon and media expert is predicting the top procedures for 2014. MarketWire

Sasol, BP, Juniper GTL, Pinto Energy to Headline Fourth-Annual GTL North America Conference
The premiere conference on North American gas conversion via synthesis gas, GTL North America, will this year take a producer's perspective. Among the speakers are representatives from Sasol, BP, Juniper GTL, and Pinto Energy MarketWire

Pan Global Corp. Commences Due Diligence on Potential 2nd Small-Hydro Plant Acquisition
Pan Global, Corp. (OTCQB: PGLO) (the "Company") today announces the commencement of its due diligence investigation process for a second potential small-hydro plant acquisition in northern India. This small-hydro plant has a capacity of 9.5MW and is being reviewed for the Company by Tractebel Engineering Pvt. Ltd. (http://www.tractebel-engineering-gdfsuez.com/) MarketWire

1.4 Million U.S. Properties With Foreclosure Filings in 2013 Down 26 Percent to Lowest Annual Total Since 2007
RealtyTrac® (www.realtytrac.com), the leading online marketplace for foreclosure properties, today released its Year-End 2013 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report™, which shows foreclosure filings -- default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions -- were reported on 1,361,795 U.S. properties in 2013, down 26 percent from 2012 and down 53 percent from the peak of 2 MarketWire

Phillips 66 Makes Billion-Dollar Entry in LPG Export Race, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) (Houston, Texas) is making a billion-dollar entry into the race to export liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) from the United States MarketWire

U.S.English Chairman Calls Alaska Official Language Bill Unnecessary
U.S.English Chairman Mauro E. Mujica today released the following statement in response to the introduction of the Alaska Native Language Bill in the Alaska State Legislature. MarketWire

Mastering Workers' Comp Costs: Book Helps Employers Cut Workers' Comp Costs 20% to 50%
Mastering Workers' Comp Costs, a new book from Amaxx Risk Solutions, provides detailed steps on how to develop a workers' compensation cost-containment program proven to cut costs 20 percent to 50 percent. MarketWire

Ocean Bio-Chem, Inc. Reports Record Fourth Quarter Sales; 2013 Top Sales Year in Company's History
Ocean Bio-Chem, Inc. (NASDAQ: OBCI), a leading manufacturer and distributor of appearance, performance, and maintenance products serving the marine, automotive, power sports, recreational vehicle and outdoor power equipment markets, today is pleased to announce all-time record fourth quarter and full year net sales in 2013. MarketWire

RealBiz Media Group Announces Partnership With Builders Update
RealBiz Media Group, Inc. (OTCQB: RBIZ), a real estate digital media and technology company, and Builders Update today announced their partnership to exclusively provide real estate agents direct access to new homes and homes under construction by homebuilders throughout the U.S. on RealBiz Media Group's nestbuilder.com. MarketWire

Bugaboo Rolls Out New Digital Experience With a Push From Apigee
Apigee today announced that mobility brand Bugaboo, known for its innovative, high-performance baby strollers, has selected Apigee Edge to provide the app and API infrastructure for Bugaboo's digital platform. With Apigee, Bugaboo can create a consistent shopping and brand experience for consumers across all devices by integrating and exposing both new and legacy data systems faster MarketWire

Lithia Schedules Release of Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results
Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE: LAD) announced its fourth quarter and full year 2013 earnings will be released before the market opens on Wednesday, February 19, 2014. A conference call to discuss the earnings results is scheduled for the same day at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. MarketWire

Forecast: Chilly Fun In Store for Everyone
Michigan's recent "polar vortex" was a welcomed gift from Mother Nature in Frankenmuth, Mich. Event organizers were delighted the snowfall gave the annual Zehnder's Snowfest a head start for the January 22-27, 2014 event MarketWire

Pasadena Plastic Surgeon on Differences in BOTOX Cosmetic for Men and Women
Dr. Max Lehfeldt personally trains each of the medical professionals that specialize in aesthetic procedures at Radiance Spa Medical Group, a comprehensive medi spa in Pasadena. Under his supervision, the practice's team offers cosmetic services such as CoolSculpting®, laser hair removal, microdermabrasion, scar treatment, and Ultherapy® skin tightening procedures MarketWire

FASTSIGNS(R) Selects the Widen Media Collective for Digital Asset Management
FASTSIGNS® International, Inc., the worldwide franchisor of FASTSIGNS sign, graphics and visual communication companies, has selected the Widen Media Collective to organize and distribute digital marketing assets for more than 550 global locations MarketWire

Highwoods Properties Awarded 75,000 Square Foot Build-to-Suit
Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE: HIW) today announced that it has signed a long-term build-to-suit lease with Biologics, Inc., a privately-held oncology services company with headquarters in Cary, North Carolina. Highwoods will develop a 75,000 square foot, three-story Class A office building with surface parking in Cary's highly-desirable, mixed-use Weston PUD MarketWire

Prospect Capital Announces Expansion of Accordion Feature to $1 Billion and Increases in Commitments to $712.5 Million for Its Revolving Credit Facility
Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEC) ("Prospect", or "we") today announced that Prospect has expanded the accordion feature of its Prospect Capital Funding LLC five-year revolving credit facility (the "Facility") from $650 million to $1 billion and increased the commitments to the Facility by $62.5 million to $712.5 million. MarketWire

Simon & Schuster and OverDrive in Pilot to Bring eBooks to Public Libraries
Simon & Schuster, a global leader in general interest publishing, and OverDrive, the premier eBook distributor for libraries, today announced a pilot launch of the Simon & Schuster eBook catalog for select OverDrive partner public libraries in the United States MarketWire

Triton Has Received a Third Party Offer
Triton Distribution Systems, Inc. (OTC Pink: TTDZ) announced today that it has received a Letter of Intent from a third party that wishes to purchase for an undisclosed amount, selected assets of the company, which include all controlling shares for Triton Distribution Systems currently being held by Mr. Gregory Lykiardopoulos, the company's CEO MarketWire

NorthBay Healthcare Selects Health Catalyst's Late-Binding Analytics Platform
NorthBay Healthcare, a 182-bed nonprofit health system in the San Francisco Bay Area, has selected Health Catalyst's Late-Binding™ Data Warehouse and Analytics platform to improve its overall operations by revealing actionable intelligence from disparate clinical, financial and performance measurement databases. MarketWire

Koppers Holdings Inc. Schedules Fourth Quarter 2013 Conference Call
Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE: KOP) intends to release its fourth quarter 2013 financial results before the opening of the markets on Thursday, February 13, 2014, and discuss its results on a conference call later that day at 11:00 a.m. EST. MarketWire

REMINDER: PeriGen's Obstetrics Physician Experts Thomas Garite and Emily Hamilton Speak at Steamboat Perinatal Conference
PeriGen, Inc. MarketWire

Ocean Networks Selects Xtera for the Turnkey Supply of the South America Pacific Link Submarine Cable System
Ocean Networks, Inc., the owner and developer of the South America Pacific Link (SAPL) submarine cable system, has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Xtera Communications, Inc. for the turnkey supply and installation of the SAPL submarine cable system. MarketWire

Plixer and Cisco Webcast on Cisco High Speed Logging
Reinforcing its position as a leader in NetFlow and IPFIX reporting, Plixer International, Inc. is the first vendor to support Cisco High Speed Logging (HSL) and will demonstrate this in an upcoming webcast, co-hosted with Cisco Systems, on Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 10 AM (ET) and 4 PM (ET) MarketWire

Elemica North American Supply Chain Conference to Focus on the Rapidly Growing Value of New More Powerful Business Analytics Capabilities
Elemica, the leading Supply Chain Operating Network provider for the process industries, will hold its annual North American conference, titled "reveal 2014," on May 6-7, 2014 in Philadelphia at the Chemical Heritage Foundation MarketWire

DreamWorks Studios Signs Exclusive, Worldwide Footage Licensing Deal With T3Media, Inc.
T3Media, Inc. (formerly Thought Equity Motion), a leading provider of cloud-based video management and licensing services, announced today that it signed an exclusive agreement with DreamWorks Studios to represent the studio's stock footage library. The DreamWorks Studios Collection will be available for licensing through T3Media in early 2014. MarketWire

Couchbase Hires New Sales Director for Growth in Asia and Israel
Couchbase, the fastest-growing NoSQL technology provider and the company behind the Couchbase open source project, today announced the hiring of Eric Gold as sales director for Asia and Israel. Gold's appointment reinforces the company's global growth strategy. MarketWire

Outotec agrees on long-term service contract with Cristal's ilmenite smelter in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
OUTOTEC OYJ  PRESS RELEASE JANUARY 16, 2014 at 1:30 PM GlobeNewswire

FLSmidth wins cement order in Oman
Company Announcement to the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority No. 02-2014, 16 January 2014. GlobeNewswire

Nokia to publish fourth quarter 2013 and full year 2013 results report on January 23, 2014 in a new reporting format
Nokia CorporationStock Exchange ReleaseJanuary 16, 2014 at 13:00 (CET +1) GlobeNewswire

KONE to provide eco-efficient elevators to the Nova, Victoria in London
KONE Corporation, press release, January 16, 2014 GlobeNewswire

Kesko's sales in December 2013
KESKO CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 16.01.2014 AT 09.00 1(2) GlobeNewswire

Trust in Global Financial Institutions Stronger Over 2013 but Remains Negative
Trust in Global Financial Institutions Stronger Over 2013 but Remains Negative- Thomson Reuters TRust Index Fourth-Quarter Results Down on Third Quarter GlobeNewswire

Defend The Three Realms in Glu Mobile's Defenders & Dragons
Defend The Three Realms in Glu Mobile's Defenders & DragonsTower-defense game challenges players to conquer missions, make allies, and earn rewards GlobeNewswire

Ahold announces organizational changes in Europe
Zaandam, the Netherlands - Ahold today announces organizational changes in its European business.   GlobeNewswire

Neste Oil's Lars Peter Lindfors named 2014 CTO of the Year
Neste Oil CorporationPress release16 January 2014 at 9 am GlobeNewswire

Ahold trading statement fourth quarter and full year 2013
Zaandam, the Netherlands - Ahold today announced consolidated net sales of €7.5 billion for the fourth quarter of 2013, a decrease of 1.1% at constant exchange rates compared to the fourth quarter of 2012. At current exchange rates net sales were down 4.2%. GlobeNewswire

ÅF acquires Xact
For further information: Per Magnusson, President, Industry Division +46 70 676 64 26 Viktor Svensson, Director Corporate Information +46 70 657 20 26 ÅF acquires Xact, a Norwegian engineering company with about 90 employees, and strengthens ÅF's offer to the oil & gas industry GlobeNewswire

Sweet memories: Nestlé UK launches reminiscence pack
Nestlé S.A. /Sweet memories: Nestlé UK launches reminiscence pack. Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

SinterCast secures process control contract for new purpose-built Compacted Graphite Iron foundry in China
    Greenfield foundry with initial capacity for 300,000 Engine Equivalents per year  GlobeNewswire

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