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Adaptive Planning Reveals Global Expansion and Rising Revenue During Annual Worldwide Partner Summit
Adaptive Planning, the worldwide leader in cloud-based business and financial analytics solutions for companies and nonprofits of all sizes, today announced global expansion and rising revenue, due in large part to the success of existing channel partners MarketWire

Moog Inc. Announces First Quarter 2014 Earnings Webcast on January 24, 2014
In the news release, "Moog Inc. Announces First Quarter 2014 Earnings Webcast on January 25, 2014," issued earlier today by Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A) (NYSE: MOG.B), we are advised by the company that the date of the headline should read "January 24" rather than "January 25" as originally issued. Complete corrected text follows. MarketWire

Surgeon General's Report on Consequences of Smoking Reinforces AMA's Mission to Prevent Diabetes Type 2 and Cardiovascular Disease
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - January 17, 2014) - Statement attributable to: Ardis Dee Hoven, M.D., President, American Medical Association MarketWire

MCPc Named Citrix Cloud Advisor
CLEVELAND, OH--(Marketwired - January 17, 2014) - MCPc, a leading technology consultancy and integrator with focus on best-of-breed private, public, and hybrid Cloud solutions, announced that it has been counted among the elite group of Citrix Cloud Advisors MarketWire

Wells Fargo and US Bank Discontinue Payday Loan Products
DURHAM, NC--(Marketwired - January 17, 2014) - More good news: Wells Fargo Bank and US Bank announced this morning that they will discontinue their 225-300% annualized-interest-rate payday loan products. The announcements follow regulatory guidance finalized late last year by the banks' supervisor, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), as well as by the FDIC MarketWire

OCZ Technology Group Receives Court Approval to Sell Its Solid State Drive Assets to Toshiba
SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - January 17, 2014) - OCZ Technology Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: OCZTQ), a leading provider of high-performance solid state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems, today announced that the Company received approval by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware to sell substantially all of its assets to Toshiba Corporation MarketWire

BodyLogicMD Announces Bioidentical Hormone Therapy Seminar
HONOLULU, HI--(Marketwired - January 17, 2014) - MarketWire

Habitat for Humanity New York City Volunteers Build on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Dream Through Service in Queens
QUEENS, NY--(Marketwired - January 17, 2014) - Habitat for Humanity New York City hosted its 15th annual "Building on a Dream" Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend of service to recognize Dr. King's vision and continue his dream by organizing volunteers to rehabilitate vacant homes as well as revitalize the Roy Wilkins Park Family Center in Queens MarketWire

Professional Bull Riders (PBR) and AEG Launch New PBR Velocity Bull Riding Tour
PUEBLO, CO--(Marketwired - January 17, 2014) - The PBR, the world's premier Western lifestyle sports brand, and AEG, the leading sports, entertainment and venue operator in the world, have joined forces to create an exciting new bull riding series, the PBR Velocity Tour. MarketWire

Community Bank of the Bay Announces Record 2013 Earnings and Asset Growth
Community Bank of the Bay (OTCBB: CBYAA), a San Francisco Bay Area community business bank with locations in Oakland, Danville, and San Jose, announced unaudited earnings results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ending December 31, 2013. MarketWire

Entwistle & Cappucci LLP and Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP Announce Securities Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Cooper Tire & Rubber Company and Certain of Its Senior Executives
Entwistle & Cappucci LLP ("Entwistle & Cappucci") and Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP ("BLB&G") today announced that they have filed a securities class action lawsuit on behalf of investors in Cooper Tire & Rubber Company ("Cooper" or the "Company") against Cooper and certain of its senior executives (collectively, "Defendants") in the U.S MarketWire

California Water Service Company (Cal Water) Provides Water Supply Update; Says Its Districts Are Prepared to Meet Customer Demand Despite Drought Emergency
(NYSE: CWT) -- In the wake of Governor Jerry Brown's proclamation of a drought emergency this morning, California Water Service Company (Cal Water) provided a water supply update today for its 21 service areas throughout the state, indicating that its water systems are prepared to meet customer demand despite continuing dry conditions. MarketWire

Barona Creek Golf Club Plays a Winning Round in Golfweek Magazine Rankings
Barona Creek Golf Club at Barona Resort & Casino in San Diego has been ranked fourth on Golfweek magazine's prestigious "2014 Best Resort Courses in California" list. In addition, the award-winning course was also rated seventh on Golfweek's list of top 50 casino courses and gaming destinations, which marks Barona Creek's fifth consecutive year on the list MarketWire

Silver Stream Appoints Terry Byberg as New President and Chief Executive Officer-Mike Robb Joins Board of Directors
Silver Stream Mining Corp. (the "Company" or "Silver Stream") (OTCQB: AGSM) announced today its Board of Directors has appointed Terrence Byberg as the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, and a Director. Mr. Byberg brings 42 years of international experience to Silver Stream in the management and operation of mining companies MarketWire

Algeco Scotsman Completes Joinder of Target Logistics Under Revolving Credit Facility
Algeco/Scotsman Holding S.à r.l. (together with its subsidiaries, "Algeco Scotsman"), the leading global business services provider of modular space, secure portable storage solutions and remote workforce accommodations, today announced that it completed the joinder of Target Logistics Management, LLC, and its subsidiaries (together, "Target Logistics"), and Chard Camp Catering Service Ltd MarketWire

Stonegate Bank Reports Net Income of $2.5 Million for Fourth Quarter 2013
Stonegate Bank (OTCBB: SGBK) MarketWire

John Daly, Previous Merck Exec., Offers Consulting Tips
CTW Consulting was founded in 2013 by John Daly to offer direction and management for sales leaders and representatives. As CTW is currently finalizing their training materials, IMS Health has already taken on the firm to guide their Sales team. MarketWire

Green Hotel in Portsmouth, UK Making a Positive Impact on Environmental Sustainability
Aspiring to be a leader in demonstrating how responsible hotel management can make a positive impact on the environment while also creating economic opportunities within their community, a green hotel in Portsmouth, UK is making advancements in the way it does business, recognizing that even little changes can result in a more efficient and sustainable environment. MarketWire

Fairhope AL Hotel Offers Culinary Classes and Events
This year, the Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa, a premier Gulf Coast beach hotel, is offering a series of culinary weekends with classes, tasting events, and fantastic meals. MarketWire

KCG Secures First DHS Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Task Order Under $6B Cyber Contract
Knowledge Consulting Group (KCG), one of the largest privately held cybersecurity services firms in the United States, today announced that it has been awarded the first task order off of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) contract vehicle. The task order is to deliver solutions from McAfee and BDNA, and has a total value of $8,543,986. MarketWire

Sterling Bancorp to Announce First Quarter Fiscal 2014 Results
Sterling Bancorp (NYSE: STL), the parent company of Sterling National Bank, today announced that it plans to release results for the first quarter of fiscal 2014 after the market close on Tuesday, February 4, 2014. MarketWire

Plan Your Wedding Menu in Gurgaon
Weddings in India emit a fusion of colour, energy, humility, love, and spirit of Indian culture, all mingled with contemporary sensibilities. One of the most integral parts of this occasion is food, which offers a perfect blend of various spices and flavours. There is one hotel in Gurgaon that helps make this part of the planning process easier for the couple. MarketWire

Idaho First Bank Names Kathleen C. Lewis to Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer
Idaho First Bank (OTCQB: IDFB) has named Kathleen C. Lewis to Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer to replace Jerry Jutting who has served in the CCO role for the last six years and plans to retire in June, 2014. Ms MarketWire

President Obama Nominates ProAmerica Bank's Founding Executive Chairwoman Maria Contreras-Sweet as Administrator of the SBA
ProAmérica Bank (OTCQB: PMRA) congratulates its Founding Executive Chairwoman Maria Contreras-Sweet on her nomination by President Barack Obama to head the Small Business Administration (SBA). If confirmed by the Senate, Contreras-Sweet will become the 24th Administrator of the SBA and the second since President Obama elevated the position to cabinet-level in 2012. MarketWire

Congress Continues Support of UH-72A Lakota Helicopter
Airbus Group leaders today welcomed the decision by Congress to fund procurement of 20 UH-72A Lakota helicopters through an omnibus spending package that the President has indicated he will sign into law. MarketWire

ValueVision Media Announces Record Date for Special Meeting of Shareholders
ValueVision Media, Inc MarketWire

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IFG Companies Announces Planned Entry Into the Professional Lines Marketplace and Hires New Professional Lines Leader, Lori H. Marino
IFG Companies has announced its planned entry into the Professional Lines marketplace in 2014 and has hired Lori H. Marino - Senior Vice President - Professional Lines, to lead that effort. This new business unit will offer a full suite of Management (D&O) and Professional (E&O) Liability products for small to mid-sized businesses MarketWire

ACWA Applauds Official Drought Declaration by Gov. Brown
Timothy Quinn, executive director of the statewide Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA), issued the following statement on Gov. Jerry Brown's formal declaration today of a statewide drought. The governor also called on Californians to immediately reduce water use by 20%. MarketWire

Governor Declares Official Drought
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued a proclamation declaring a drought state of emergency today which urges Californians to reduce their water use by 20%. The governor directed consumers to the Save Our Water program to learn ways to reduce household water use, indoor and outdoor. MarketWire

Brookfield Canada Office Properties Declares February 2014 Monthly Distribution
The Board of Trustees of Brookfield Canada Office Properties (TSX: BOX.UN) (NYSE: BOXC) announced a distribution of $0.0975 per trust unit payable on February 14, 2014 to holders of Trust units of record at the close of business on January 31, 2014. MarketWire

Birmingham Bloomfield Bancshares, Inc. Announces Results for Period Ending December 31, 2013
Birmingham Bloomfield Bancshares, Inc. (OTCBB: BBBI) ("the Company"), the holding company for Bank of Birmingham, today announced unaudited results for the quarter and year to date periods ended December 31, 2013. The performance delivered record earnings and substantial earning asset growth. MarketWire

Higher Deductibles Bridge Gap Between Allergy Treatments
The beginning of this year marked the start of healthcare reform under the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare. For many Americans, Obamacare means higher deductibles that seem to drive up our daily expenses for preventative care and wellness MarketWire

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory's Majority-Owned U-Swirl, Inc. Subsidiary More Than Triples Size of Cafe Network
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Inc. (NASDAQ: RMCF) and U-Swirl, Inc. (OTCQB: SWRL) today announced that U-SWIRL International, Inc. which operates and franchises self-serve frozen yogurt cafés, has acquired the business assets of two operators and franchisors of self-serve frozen yogurt cafés MarketWire

American River Bankshares Announces a 10% Stock Repurchase Program for 2014
American River Bankshares (NASDAQ: AMRB) today announced that the Board of Directors has approved and authorized a new Stock Repurchase Program for 2014 (the "2014 Program"). The 2014 Program authorizes the repurchase during 2014 of up to 5% of the outstanding shares of the Company's common stock, or approximately 424,462 shares based on the 8,489,247 shares outstanding as of December 31, 2013. MarketWire

NSS Labs Promotes John Pirc to Chief Technology Officer and Adds Bill De Lauro as Vice President of Operations
NSS Labs, Inc., the leader in test-based research and analysis of information security products, today announced the promotion of John W. Pirc to Chief Technology Officer and that Bill De Lauro has joined the company as Vice President of Operations. MarketWire

NorthStar Ford Group Canada Announces Third Annual Charity Poker Tournament to Raise Funds for Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation and Edge School Foundation
NorthStar Ford Group announced that registration is now open for the Third Annual NorthStar Ford Charity Poker Tournament, which will raise funds for Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation and Edge School Foundation. The tournament is set to happen March 2, 2014 at Deerfoot Inn and Casino in Calgary, Ab., but registration closes on Feb. 27. MarketWire

pennybirdrabbit to Release Her Forthcoming EP, For Love, February 14th via Big Beat
Los Angeles-based songstress pennybirdrabbit coaxes listeners into an intimate sonic cocoon with her forthcoming EP, For Love, coming via Big Beat on February 14th. Having gained critical and popular notoriety for her featured vocals on Skrillex's "All I Ask of You," Penny now stands solidly on her own MarketWire

The Power Play(R) Multiplier Returns to Powerball(R)
Starting with the Jan. 22 Powerball draw, players will have the chance to multiply non-jackpot winning prizes up to five times with the return of the enhanced Powerball Power Play multiplier. MarketWire

NHPI Acquires Two Leases in Fort Worth Basin
Neuro-Hitech, Inc. (OTC Pink: NHPI) is pleased to announce they have purchased two leases in the Heart of the Ft. Worth Basin in Texas. The M.V. Keller Lease A. and the M.V. Keller Lease B. are contiguous and total roughly 153 acres in Young County, Texas. MarketWire

New Year, New Ways to Help the Environment
(Family Features) A New Year means fresh, new opportunities to make the world around you a better place. This year, make a natural difference in your own homes and communities by taking small, simple steps that can have a positive impact on the watersheds in and around our national parks. MarketWire

Alas Aviation Corp. Board of Directors Appointed Harold Hansen as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company
Alas Aviation Corp., (OTCQB: ALAS) (the "Company" or "Alas"), on January 10, 2014, the Board of Directors of Alas appointed Harold Hansen as President and Chief Executive Officer, and interim Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer of the Company following the share exchange agreement previously announced between Alas and OELC LLC and its subsidiary Energie Lighting LLC MarketWire

Blake Shelton Announces Ten Times Crazier Tour 2014
Just off the heels of his sold-out Ten Times Crazier 2013 Tour, Blake Shelton announced today that he will be heading out on a 20+ date Ten Times Crazier Tour 2014 with sponsors including Pepsi. The tour kicks off in June and will visit cities including Chicago, Ill., Los Angeles, Calif., and New York, Ny. (full list of cities below) MarketWire

Dart Appraisal Named to Top 50 Best Mortgage Service Providers List
Dart Appraisal ( has been named as one of The 50 Best Mortgage Service Providers in America by Mortgage Executive Magazine. The list is the first of its kind compiled by the magazine, which seeks to "recognize and celebrate the service, dedication and hard work that service providers put into servicing the mortgage industry." MarketWire

All the Lean Ways to Love Pork
(Family Features) As new food and health trends appear across the country, pork makes the list as not only a delicious menu choice, but one that is both lean and versatile. With so many cuts to choose from, pork makes it easy to explore new flavors while staying on track with a health-conscious diet. Here are some simple tips to be mindful of when planning your next menu: MarketWire

Freddie Mac Prices New $4.5 Billion Three-Year Reference Notes(R) Security
Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it priced its new .875% three-year USD Reference Notes® security due on February 22, 2017. The issue, CUSIP number 3137EADT3, was priced at 99.839 to yield .928%. The issue will settle on Tuesday, January 21, 2014. MarketWire

PALAZZO Advises La Comunidad in Joining SapientNitro
PALAZZO (, a boutique investment bank serving marketing services, interactive, information, and new media companies, today announced it acted as exclusive financial advisor to La Comunidad, a global creative agency with offices in Miami and Buenos Aires recognized for its cross-cultural campaigns, in its sale to SapientNitro, a division of Sapient (SAPE) MarketWire

WestSummit Capital Announces $325 Million in Funding From Major Global Institutions
WestSummit Capital ("WSC"), a leading China-based, global growth capital investor, today announced that it has raised $325 million in capital commitments from several large institutional investors in Europe, North America and Asia, among others MarketWire

Sorenson Communications' Workshops Benefit Local Deaf Communities and Provide Much-Needed Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)
Today, Sorenson Communications®, the largest employer of American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters in the U.S., announced that in 2013, the company sponsored 540 interpreting workshops for hundreds of ASL interpreters MarketWire

Brentwood School Is Pleased to Present "It's Our Turn -- Young Women's Conference at Brentwood School"
On Saturday, February 8, 2014, the "It's Our Turn -- Young Women's Conference at Brentwood School" will include presentations and panel discussions by an impressive range of female leaders who will address topics relevant to young women in the process of defining themselves and finding their own voice MarketWire

Frank Ancona Honda Rings in the New Year With APR and Lease Specials on the Popular Honda Civic, Accord and Odyssey
Frank Ancona Honda is celebrating the New Year with APR and lease specials on a few of its most popular vehicles: the 2013 Honda Civic Sedan, 2014 Honda Accord Sedan and the 2014 Honda Odyssey. MarketWire

Pet Travel: How to Fly With Your Pet
Flying with a pet takes a bit more planning than booking that luxurious pet friendly hotel, so before takeoff check out this useful list of pet travel tips from Marriott for a stress-free flight with your pet. MarketWire

Omnicare to Report Fourth-Quarter and Year-End 2013 Financial Results and Hold Conference Call on Wednesday, February 19, 2014
CINCINNATI, January 17, 2014 - Omnicare, Inc. (NYSE:OCR) will release its financial results for the fourth-quarter and full-year 2013, before the market opens on Wednesday, February 19, 2014. GlobeNewswire


SeeThruEquity Initiates Coverage on Telkonet Inc. (OTCQB:TKOI) with Buy Recommendation - Video Research Alert on
Vancouver, BC, January 17, 2014 - New York based SeeThruEquity has initiated coverage on Telkonet Inc. (OTCQB:TKOI). Analyst Brandon Primack gives the company a speculative rating, and a target price of $0.46, a premium of 109% to the $0.22 price on January 13th, the day the report was issued. GlobeNewswire

Eurozone Stocks Climb Higher but Region Remains on Thin Ice: Russell Indexes and Russell Investments
The Russell Eurozone Index returned 0.7% in the first ten days of 2014, following a gain of nearly 25% in 2013, but Russell strategists warn that cracks may appear if deflation gathers strength. MarketWire

Jamaica Is Jammin' With New Non-Stop Charter Flights From New Orleans Offered by
ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - January 17, 2014) -  Non-stop flights from New Orleans to Jamaica will begin May 17, 2014 for six night stays with Saturday departures. The flights all leave first thing in the morning and return in the late afternoon, giving vacationers more beach time on the first and last night of their vacation MarketWire Releases Q4 2013 Ticket Sale Trends Report
Online ticket marketplace today released its report on ticket sale trends for Q4 2013. Leading the way in the theater category was a production that may have been considered a dark horse when it premiered, but which has since proven to be one of Broadway's biggest attractions. MarketWire

Worldwide Completes Five Million Dollar Acquisition
Worldwide Internet, Inc. (OTC Pink: WNTR) announced today it has completed a $5 million dollar acquisition of a 40% interest in a property located over the Marcellus Shale near Erie, Pa. The property is currently appraised at $13 million dollars and provides the company with additional development potential. MarketWire

INC Research Strengthens Oncology Team with Two Key Appointments
Asli Turkes and Susan Timoney bring extensive clinical research and oncology expertise to key therapeutic team GlobeNewswire

SarlaFlex Inc. Closes $13 Million in NMTC Financing for New U.S. Facility
SarlaFlex Inc. has secured $13 million in New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) allocation from Los Angeles-based National New Markets Fund, LLC (NNMF) to redevelop a manufacturing facility in rural South Carolina into the company's first U.S. based yarn and thread plant. U.S. Bank serves as the tax credit investor, capitalizing the allocation. MarketWire

Vestmark Recognized for Risk Management Solutions in Wealth Management
Vestmark, a leading innovator of advisory solutions and wealth management technology, was named a finalist in the 2014 Family Wealth Report Awards Risk Management Solution category. The winners will be named at a gala dinner on March 13, 2014 at the Metropolitan Club, New York. MarketWire

CoroWare Announces Partnership With FRST to Deliver Unmanned Systems
CoroWare, Inc. (OTCQB: COWID) announced today that it has established a strategic partnership agreement with FRST, Inc MarketWire

Quaterra to Voluntarily Delist from the NYSE and Apply to Transfer to OTCQX Marketplace
Quaterra Resources Inc. ("Quaterra" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: QTA)(NYSE MKT: QMM) today announced its intention to voluntarily delist its common shares from the NYSE MKT (the "Exchange") MarketWire

Medical Care Technologies Inc. Announces New Market of Focus
Medical Care Technologies Inc. (OTC Pink: MDCE), a healthcare company providing information technology systems and family healthcare services in China, is pleased to report on its strategic and operating actions it is taking to drive short and long-term growth. MarketWire

Netlist Prevails in Patent Reexamination Appeal
Netlist, Inc. (NASDAQ: NLST), a leading provider of high performance memory solutions for the cloud computing and storage markets, announced today that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board ("PTAB") of the United States Patent and Trademark Office issued a decision upholding the validity of all 60 claims in the reexamination of U.S. Pat. No. 7,532,537 ("'537 Patent") brought by Inphi Corporation. MarketWire

FONU2 Announces Completion of Alpha Testing and Start of Beta Testing
FONU2 (OTCBB: FONU) (OTCQB: FONU) announced today that it has completed its Alpha Testing and will be starting a phased Beta test on Monday, January 20. MarketWire

Crescent Point Energy Announces New York Stock Exchange Listing
Crescent Point Energy Corp. ("Crescent Point" or the "Company") (TSX: CPG) is pleased to announce that it has been approved for listing on the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE"). MarketWire

GelTech Solutions Giving Back to Their Community With the Successful Launch of the Duncan B. Watson School Anti-Bullying Campaign
GelTech Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: GLTC) (OTCQB: GLTC), creators of FireIce, a revolutionary water enhancing fire suppressant that has the potential to change current firefighting techniques, announces that GelTech Solutions is helping the community by participating in the successful launch of the Duncan B. Watson Middle School's anti-bullying campaign. MarketWire

Sea Fibre Networks Announces Strategic Collaboration and Investment
Sea Fibre Networks (SFN), owner and operator of Europe's most advanced sub-sea telecoms network, CeltixConnect, today confirmed that Aqua Ventures International (Aquavint), a United Arab Emirates based investment holdings firm with a portfolio of investments in Telecommunications, Media and Technology has made a significant strategic investment into SFN MarketWire

Jeremy Gray and Andrew Mullins Join REORIENT
In a continued expansion of REORIENT Group's Asian equities business (HKSE: 376), the firm today announced the additions of Jeremy Gray and Andrew Mullins. Both will be based in Hong Kong. MarketWire

Ithaca Energy Inc. - Exercise of Share Options
Ithaca Energy Inc. (TSX: IAE) (LSE: IAE) ("Ithaca" or the "Company") announces that certain Directors and Officers have increased their shareholdings in the Company. The Directors and Officers exercised a portion of their share options, resulting in an aggregate increase in their shareholdings of 403,333 Common Shares after taking into account shares sold, as described below. MarketWire

Plandai Biotechnology Partners With Well Known Brand in Cannabis Products
Plandaí Biotechnology, Inc. (OTCQB: PLPL) may have just moved to the front of the line in the medical marijuana arena with this week's announcement that can only be described as a blockbuster partnership for the company's future. While other companies in the marijuana space wait on the industry to sort itself out, Plandaí is looking to familiarize the market with its products. MarketWire

SMA Alliance, Inc. Approves a Loyalty Stock Dividend
SMA Alliance, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SMAA) announced today that, pursuant to a special meeting of the Board of Directors, the Directors have passed a resolution approving a stock dividend to all stockholders of record. The exact timing and setting of the official record date will be shortly announced pending FINRA's final approval. MarketWire

NeuLion Delivers Live Streaming on Xbox One
NeuLion, Inc. (TSX: NLN), the leading enabler and provider of live and on-demand content to Internet-connected devices, today announced the signing of a multi-year agreement with Microsoft to provide live sports content for the Xbox One -- Microsoft's latest incarnation of their next generation gaming and entertainment console MarketWire

Judge Grants Stay in IZEA Patent Infringement Case
IZEA, Inc. (OTCQB: IZEA), a pioneer of Social Sponsorship, today announced that the court has granted a joint motion to stay Blue Calypso's patent infringement case until the Patent Trial and Appeal Board's (PTAB) Covered Business Method Review (CBMR) of Blue Calypso's asserted patents is complete. MarketWire

Glassdoor Reveals Top 25 Oddball Interview Questions for 2014
More than one in five (22 percent) employees report that searching for a new job is among their top career resolutions for 2014, according to Glassdoor's 2013 Q4 Employment Confidence Survey MarketWire

Heat Biologics, Inc. to Present at "TEN"; Noble Financial Capital Markets' Tenth Annual Equity Conference on Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Heat Biologics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTBX), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel cancer immunotherapies, announced today that Jeff Wolf, Chief Executive Officer, will be presenting at "TEN"; Noble Financial Capital Markets' Tenth Annual Equity Conference on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. MarketWire

Myriad Interactive Media Eliminates All Asher Enterprises Debt
Myriad Interactive Media Inc. (OTCQB: MYRY), (BERLIN: XNG) a global interactive media & development company, is pleased to announce that we have eliminated all Asher Enterprises debt from the company. MarketWire

Aereo Announces Launch Date for Cincinnati
Aereo, Inc., today announced plans to launch its groundbreaking online television technology in the Greater Cincinnati region on January 21. Greater Cincinnati includes 24-county area across Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana MarketWire

Rising Auto Sales Boost Industrial Activity in Southeastern Michigan to the Tune of $9.3 Billion, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The U.S. Automotive Industry has lost market share to foreign competition, and U.S. manufacturing operations more often favor Southern states. But things are looking up, as U.S. auto sales have increased steadily over the past four years MarketWire

Pharm-Bio Building Boom: More Than $20 Billion Set for 2014 North American Capital Project Starts, an Industrial Info News Alert
Reported by Annette Kreuger, Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- It would be a hard to say just what the true health of the economy is today, with so many conflicting reports. With the general financial forecast still gyrating between growth and despair, it is gratifying to offer some positive news from the Pharmaceutical-Biotech Industry MarketWire

Carew International Announces 2014 Sales Training Schedule
Carew International, a leading provider of sales training and named amongSelling Power magazine's best sales training providers, has announced its 2014 schedule for open enrollment training seminars: MarketWire

Precision Repair Receives Funding for Nationwide Expansion
Torrey Pines Investment, a San Diego specialty life-science venture company, announced today at 32nd Annual JP Morgan Healthcare Conference about its multi-million dollar investment in Precision Repair Network, an emerging leader in the field of motorized wheelchair repair and durable medical equipment (DME) supply. MarketWire

Recruiting Trends Conference Announces Keynote Speaker: Dr. John Sullivan
Recruiting Trends, the premier resource for best practices and strategies for the hiring process, has announced Dr. John Sullivan as the keynote speaker at the Spring 2014 Recruiting Trends Conference, to be held April 2-4, 2014 at Hilton Alexandria Mark Center in Alexandria, VA MarketWire

Pizza Patron Closes 20% of Its Stores, Sets Sales Record
Pizza Patrón said today that despite closing nearly 20 percent of its stores in 2013, it achieved the highest overall yearly sales in the company's history. MarketWire

EFMD Global Network to Hold First Americas Conference in Sao Paulo
The EFMD Global Network will hold its first Annual Americas Conference hosted by the Escola de Administracao de Empresas de Sao Paulo da Fundacao Getulio Vargas (FGV-EAESP), in Sao Paulo, Brazil on 27-29 April 2014. MarketWire

Indian Motorcycle Shows Off the All-New 2014 Indian Chief Lineup for Hometown Fans at the Progressive(R) International Motorcycle Show in Minneapolis
Indian Motorcycle®, America's first motorcycle company, today released its plans for the International Motorcycle Show (IMS) this weekend at the Minneapolis Convention Center, which starts today at 3 p.m. and runs through 5 p.m. on Sunday MarketWire

Webcast Alert: AMCOL International Corporation (NYSE: ACO) to Announce Fourth Quarter 2013 Earnings Results
AMCOL International Corporation (NYSE: ACO) announces the following Webcast: MarketWire

Talvivaara Mining Company Plc: Talvivaara's corporate reorganisation proceeds
Stock Exchange ReleaseTalvivaara Mining Company Plc17 January 2014 GlobeNewswire

Mobistar pays 1.2 million euros to initiate implementation of the cable regulation
Brussels, 17 January 2014 - Mobistar has made the necessary payments to the cable operators for the introduction of the cable regulation.The period of 6 months for its realisation has now started. GlobeNewswire

skyguide: Swiss ATC delays likely during multiple international events
skyguide /skyguide: Swiss ATC delays likely during multiple international events. Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

The world's first ever KitKat boutique opens in Japan
Nestlé S.A. /The world's first ever KitKat boutique opens in Japan. Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Changes in Metso's financial reporting and the publication of its Financial Statements for 2013 on February 6, 2014
Metso Corporation's stock exchange release on January 17, 2014 at 12:40 p.m. local time GlobeNewswire

ÅF signs long-term agreement with AB Volvo
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AAM to Webcast and Teleconference Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Financial Results on February 7, 2014
Detroit, Michigan, January 17, 2013 - American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (AAM), which is traded as AXL on the NYSE, will hold a briefing with institutional investors and security analysts, news media representatives and other interested parties at 10:00 a.m. ET on Friday, February 7, 2014 GlobeNewswire

Kingdom of Sweden - Sovereign of the year
The Swedish National Debt Office has been awarded Sovereign of the year 2013. The international award is given for outstanding achievements in the financial sector by Risk Magazine journal. GlobeNewswire

DSM - repurchase of shares (10 - 16 January 2014)
Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, has repurchased 245,742 of its own shares in the period from 10 January 2014 up to and including 16 January 2014 at an average price of €56.90. This is in accordance with the repurchase, covering existing option plans, announced on 6 November 2013. The consideration of this repurchase was €14.0 million GlobeNewswire

Cargotec's financial statements review 2013 report to be published on Tuesday, 4 February 2014
CARGOTEC CORPORATION, STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE, 17 JANUARY 2014 AT 10 AM (EET)   Cargotec Corporation will publish its financial statements review 2013 on Tuesday, 4 February 2014 at 8:30 a.m. EET. The report will be available at after publication GlobeNewswire

Wärtsilä receives order for major turnkey power plant project from Indonesia
Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 17 January 2014 at 9.30 am EET GlobeNewswire

OKMETIC OYJ      STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE     17 JANUARY 2014 9.30 A.M. GlobeNewswire

Okmetic Oyj acquires the entire share capital of Okmetic Management Oy from group's top management
OKMETIC OYJ      STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE     17 JANUARY 2014 9.00 A.M. GlobeNewswire

Imtech: Imtech concludes its strategic review in Turkey
Imtech announces the disposal of AE Arma-Elektropanç (Arma) after finalizing its strategic review in Turkey as announced on 7 November 2013. As part of this strategic review Imtech has concluded that the profile of Arma is not in line with the group's current strategic framework. Imtech will sell back its 80% shareholding to the previous owners and management of the company GlobeNewswire

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