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Thunderbird Resorts Inc.: December 2013 Revenue Report
Thunderbird Resorts Inc. ("Thunderbird" or "Group") (FRANKFURT: 4TR)(EURONEXT: TBIRD) reports the following revenues for December 2013. For a more detailed analysis of December 2013 revenue, please visit and click on "December 2013 Revenue Report - Analysis" located on the home page under "News and Press Releases". MarketWire

InteraXon's Muse Booth Overrun at CES
LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - January 09, 2014) -  Interaxon, the creators of Muse: the brain sensing headband and other brain-enabled experiences is showcasing their breakthrough wearable technology this week at International CES 2014.  MarketWire

Experience Art and Design Announces Changes to Its Board of Directors
PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - January 09, 2014) - Experience Art and Design, Inc., (OTCQB: EXAD) a Nevada corporation ("EXAD" or the "Company"), is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Balter to its Board of Directors effective January 6, 2014 MarketWire

OxySure Systems (OXYS) to Attend the 32nd Annual J.P. Morgan HealthCare Conference in San Francisco
FRISCO, TX--(Marketwired - January 09, 2014) - OxySure® Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: OXYS) ("OxySure," or the "Company"), a medical device innovator of life-saving, easy-to-use emergency oxygen solutions with its "oxygen from powder" technology, today announced that its CEO Mr. Julian T. Ross will attend the 32nd Annual J.P. Morgan HealthCare Conference on January 13-16, 2014 at the Westin St MarketWire

AMA Celebrates Historic 50th Anniversary of First Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health; Highlights Continued Commitment to Improving the Nation's Health
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Rotten Tomatoes(TM) Announces 2013 Golden Tomato Award Winners; Gravity Wins in Wide Release
LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - January 09, 2014) - Rotten Tomatoes™, the most popular source of ratings and reviews from movie and television critics, today announced the recipients of its annual Golden Tomato Awards -- honoring the best-reviewed films of 2013 according to critics (entire list follows) MarketWire

STANLEY Security Announces the Winners of $500,000 TOGETHER FOR SAFER SCHOOLS Grant Program
INDIANAPOLIS, IN--(Marketwired - January 09, 2014) - STANLEY Security, a leading global security company specializing in K-12 security solutions, is proud to announce the four winning schools of its $500,000 TOGETHER FOR SAFER SCHOOLS Grant Program. MarketWire

Lulu Acquires Replay Photos to Expand Publishing and Photo Specialty Content Offerings
RALEIGH, NC--(Marketwired - January 09, 2014) - Lulu, the pioneer in independent publishing, today announced the acquisition of Replay Photos, LLC, the industry leader in bringing licensed sports and professional photography and wall art products directly to consumers MarketWire

Report Tackles Contentious Trade Issues and Upcoming Negotiations
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - January 09, 2014) -  Progress on trade liberalization is likely a 2014 New Year's resolution for many top policy makers. The question is whether a set of major pending trade negotiations will come to rapid fruition or will suffer the fate of most pledges to eat better and exercise more frequently MarketWire

Peerless-AV Showcases New 47" Consumer Outdoor TV at CES
LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - January 09, 2014) - Peerless-AV, a leader in audio-visual solutions, today introduced a new addition to its line of outdoor televisions -- the Peerless-AV 47" Consumer Outdoor TV. MarketWire

Cummins Inc. Named Newsmaker of the Year by Diesel Progress North American
COLUMBUS, IN--(Marketwired - January 09, 2014) - Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) announced today that it is the recipient of the 2013 Newsmaker of the Year award from Diesel Progress North American magazine. This is the third time that Cummins has received this honor. Cummins was previously named Newsmaker of the Year in 2002 and in 2007. MarketWire

Zensar Technologies and Nutanix Partner to Deliver Next Generation Converged Data Center Infrastructure Solutions Platforms

Arctic Blast Leaves Dogs Out in the Cold: WebThriftStore Launches "Coats for Canines" Drive
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - January 09, 2014) -  WebThriftStore, an online charity fundraising platform, today announced its Coats for Canines drive. MarketWire

Clementia Pharmaceuticals Inc. Announces Closing of $22.5 Million Series A Financing With Preeminent U.S. and Canadian Healthcare Venture Capital Funds
MONTREAL, QC --(Marketwired - January 09, 2014) - Clementia Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately held clinical stage biotechnology company dedicated to the development and delivery of treatments for people living with rare diseases, announced today the closing of a $22.5 million Series A financing led by OrbiMed Advisors with participation by existing investor BDC Venture Capital MarketWire

A Celebration of Cancer Survivorship Grows Bigger and Better for 2014
NASHVILLE, TN--(Marketwired - January 09, 2014) - Plans are quickly unfolding for the Second Annual National Women's Survivors Convention. This one-of-a-kind event designed to honor and inspire cancer survivors will take place Thursday, July 31 - Saturday, August 2, 2014 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. MarketWire

Sharecare to Present at 32nd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference
ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - January 09, 2014) - Sharecare, the privately held health and wellness engagement platform founded by Dr. Mehmet Oz and Jeff Arnold, today announced it is scheduled to present at the 32nd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco. One of the largest and most informative healthcare investment symposiums in the industry, the J MarketWire

TUV Rheinland Acquires OpenSky Corporation, Expands IT Infrastructure, Security Services in US
BOXBOROUGH, MA and COLOGNE, GERMANY--(Marketwired - January 09, 2014) - TÜV Rheinland has acquired OpenSky Corporation, a provider of information technology (IT) consulting services. Merging OpenSky into TÜV Rheinland will allow both companies to draw on each other's strengths, combine services and expertise for the benefit of their customers and advance their positions in the IT market MarketWire

PasswordBox(R) Wins Best Mobile App at 2014 CES Mobile App Showdown
PasswordBox, the only password manager with a social twist, today announced it has been named 2014 CES Mobile App Showdown winner by Living Digital Times. MarketWire

Best of CES Wins Go to Razer for Third Straight Year
Razer, the world leader in entertainment devices and software, took top honors at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) for the third consecutive year with its modular PC concept Project Christine and the wearable Razer Nabu smartband. MarketWire

Algeco Scotsman Announces Appointment of Stephen Bishop as Chief Financial Officer
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 Stephen Bishop will be appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Algeco Scotsman effective as of January 15, 2014 MarketWire

Medieval Times Offers a Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Special
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, "Life's most persistent and urgent question is: 'What are you doing for others?'" Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament will celebrate MLK Day and answer that question with a special offer -- $30 tickets*. This special offer is valid for the 7 p.m. show on Monday, January 20, 2014, and is available to all Southern California residents MarketWire

PANDA! to Open Jan. 7 at The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas
PANDA!, an unprecedented theatrical spectacular, will open at The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas, Tuesday, Jan. 7. The new resident show, from acclaimed director An Zhao, will debut on the famed Las Vegas Strip direct from Beijing, where it was produced. MarketWire

2nd Annual Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit Aims to Help Eradicate Preventable Patient Deaths
The Masimo Foundation for Ethics, Innovation and Competition in Healthcare -- this time with the Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare -- convenes the second annual Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit on Jan. 11-13, where some of the world's leaders in healthcare and government will work to help eradicate preventable patient deaths. MarketWire

Meritage Homes Management Offers Additional Commentary on Fourth Quarter 2013 Results
In addition to the preliminary fourth quarter results released previously today by Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE: MTH) in connection with its previously announced equity offering, management further commented that fourth quarter 2013 margins are expected to show substantial improvement over the prior year MarketWire

Dresner Partners Advised Muvico Entertainment, L.L.C. in Its Sale to Carmike Cinemas, Inc.
Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank and IMAP member firm, announced today that it advised Muvico Entertainment, L.L.C. in its sale to Carmike Cinemas, Inc., for $31.75 million in cash. The transaction closed November 20. MarketWire

Colonial Pest Named an Angie's List Super Service Award Winner
Colonial Pest Control, one of the largest and pest control companies in central and eastern Massachusetts, southern New Hampshire, and southern Maine, has received the Angie's List Super Service Award. MarketWire

Tom's Guide Announces Winners of Best of CES 2014 Awards
Tom's Guide, the site that brings you tech for real life, today announced the winners of its annual Best of CES 2014 Awards. Full descriptions of the winning products can be found here: MarketWire

Mattersight and IQPC Announce Launch of Call Center IQ
Mattersight Corporation (NASDAQ: MATR), a leading provider of big data enterprise analytics, together with IQPC, today announced the launch of Call Center IQ (, a new online destination to connect global contact center professionals through community, a resource hub, and advisory services. MarketWire

EXIT Realty's Chairman and CEO Both Named Among the 200 Most Powerful People in Residential Real Estate
Leading researcher on real estate trends, Stefan Swanepoel announced the Swanepoel Power 200: The Most Powerful People in Residential Real Estate in 2013 ( naming EXIT Realty Corp. International's Chairman and Founder Steve Morris, and CEO Tami Bonnell among them. MarketWire

SHIFT Communications Closes Out 2013 With Additions to Technology Client Roster
SHIFT Communications, an award-winning integrated communications agency, today announced the continued growth of its technology practice with the addition of several new clients throughout the end of the year. The customer wins, along with the addition of a new Vice President, helped close out 2013 on a momentous note. MarketWire

Tom's Hardware Announces Winners of Best of CES 2014 Awards
Tom's Hardware (, the international authority for unbiased, test-based content on new and emerging technologies, today announced the winners of its Best of CES 2014 Awards. MarketWire

Tom O'Brien to Step Down as IAA CEO; John Kett Named Successor
Carmel, Ind.-based KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE: KAR), a provider of used and salvage vehicle auction services, announced today that Tom O'Brien, chief executive officer of Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc. (IAA) and a director of KAR's board, will step down as CEO of IAA effective April 30, 2014 MarketWire

U.S. Court Rejects Insider Trading Charges Against Schvacho; "Total Vindication" for MMM Client Who Faced Unfounded SEC Allegations
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia this week ruled in favor of Larry Schvacho in a high-profile and potentially precedent-setting insider trading case the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) originally filed in July 2012. Judge William S. Duffey, Jr MarketWire

/CORRECTION - NW Natural Schedules Conference Call to Review Results for Quarter and Year Ending December 31, 2013
In the news release, "NW Natural Schedules Conference Call to Review Results for Quarter and Year Ending December 31, 2013," issued earlier today by Northwest Natural Gas Company (NYSE: NWN), we are advised by the company that the first sentence of the first paragraph should read "fourth quarter earnings" rather than "third quarter earnings" as originally issued. Complete corrected text follows. MarketWire

Red Carpet Alert: DELSEY Sponsors the Secret Room Events Golden Globe Gift Bag
DELSEY, the iconic luggage brand recognized for blending timeless French quality and audacious design, will be playing a supporting role at the 2014 Golden Globes. Two new collections, available exclusively at, will be featured as the Secret Room Events Golden Globe Gift Bag! MarketWire

Morningstar Assigns Sabal Financial Group, L.P., a Commercial Mortgage Primary Servicer Rating of 'CS3' and Construction Loan Servicer and Special Servicer Rating to 'CC3'
Sabal Financial Group, L.P., a diversified financial services firm specializing in real estate, banking and lending, has been assigned an MOR CS3 ranking as a commercial mortgage primary servicer, and an MOR CC3 ranking as a special servicer and construction loan servicer by Morningstar Credit Ratings, LLC., a first in the United States MarketWire

The Mexico Fund, Inc. Announces Composition of 2013 Distributions
The Mexico Fund, Inc. (NYSE: MXF) announced today that the four distributions corresponding to the fiscal year 2013, which together totaled $3.1757 per share, were comprised of $0.1403 net investment income, $0.2821 short-term capital gains and $2.7533 long-term capital gains, as shown in the following table MarketWire

New Pediatrician in New Lenox: Dr. Maria Onagan Joins Presence Medical Group
Pediatrician Maria Onagan, MD is a new doctor in New Lenox and is also on the medical staff at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet. Dr. Onagan is accepting new patients and has same day, evening and weekend appointments available. Her office is located in the Healing Arts Pavilion at 410 East Lincoln Highway in New Lenox, IL 60451 and can be reached by calling 815.485.2541. MarketWire

IEC Announces Management Change
IEC Electronics Corp. (NYSE MKT: IEC) has announced that Don Doody, Executive Vice President, has voluntarily resigned from the Company effective January 10, 2014. MarketWire

Ewing, New Jersey Hotel Empowers Travelers to Keep Their New Year's Resolutions
Although there are many ways a person's resolutions can be derailed after the New Year, traveling shouldn't be one of them. But from business trips that prevent busy delegates from sitting down to breakfast, to leisure travelers who don't feel like finding a gym in a new town, there are plenty of times when road warriors might fall off the wagon MarketWire

RockTellz & CockTails Presents The Jacksons at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas
RockTellz & CockTails is proud to welcome legendary musical group and Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame inductees The Jacksons to Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on the famed Las Vegas Strip as the critically-acclaimed series' next legacy artist. The Jacksons, including Jackie, Tito, Jermaine and Marlon, will perform 40 shows, beginning Feb. 20, inside the famed property's PH Showroom MarketWire

The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch Re-Launches Into Winter Ski Season
Fresh from a multi-phased, multi-million dollar renovation, The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch unveiled its new resort experiences for guests visiting this winter season. "We've reinvented much of the resort experience at The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch for this coming winter and beyond," said Abdullah Vural, general manager for the resort MarketWire

vRad Awarded Its 14th Patent
vRad (Virtual Radiologic), the nation's largest radiology practice, announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued the Company's 14th patent. Patent No MarketWire

Next Pharmaceuticals Begins Sale of Sytrinol(R) Product
Next Pharmaceuticals has begun administering all Sytrinol sales as of January 1, 2014 after purchasing worldwide distribution rights, along with all patents, trademarks and scientific knowledge from KGK Synergize in May 2013 MarketWire

Keeping Your Family Focused on Physical Activity
It's not news that regular physical activity offers a number of health benefits for young people. The U.S MarketWire

Linkin Park & Steve Aoki to Release 'A LIGHT THAT NEVER COMES (Remixes)' EP January 21 on Warner Bros. Records/Dim Mak Records
Grammy-nominated international producer/DJ Steve Aoki joins forces with Grammy-Award-winning, multi-platinum alternative rock band Linkin Park to release the A LIGHT THAT NEVER COMES (Remixes) EP January 21 on Warner Bros. Records/Dim Mak Records. For the package, Aoki and Linkin Park enlist a diverse pool of producers to remix their massive hit collaboration "A Light That Never Comes MarketWire

SunGame Launches Flightdeck(TM) 3D App Store at 2014 Consumer Electronics Show
SunGame Corporation (OTCBB: SGMZ) today unveiled a revolutionary App Store for its Flightdeck™ mobile devices. The "3D App Store" not only provides Flightdeck users with 3D content, but is an Auto-Stereoscopic (glasses-free) 3D app itself. MarketWire

Atossa Genetics to Present at Two Upcoming Investor Conferences
Atossa Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATOS), the Breast Health Company™, today announced that management will present at two upcoming investor conferences: Sidoti Semi-Annual Microcap Conference on Monday, January 13, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City, and Biotech Showcase on Wednesday, January 15, 2014, at 3:00 p.m MarketWire

Barney's Beanery Opens Newest Diner With a Splash on Historic Redondo Beach Pier
Barney's Beanery-Redondo Beach (, a near replica of the venerable roadhouse/famed celebrity hangout diner and top rated sports bar, has opened just 10 minutes south of LAX on the Historic Redondo Beach Pier. The newly opened restaurant is situated as one the first eateries to greet visitors to the wharf. MarketWire

Apollo Investment Corporation Schedules Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
Apollo Investment Corporation (NASDAQ: AINV) (the "Company") announced today that it will report its third quarter results for the period ended December 31, 2013 at approximately 7:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, February 6, 2014. MarketWire

New Exhibitors Shine a Light on Innovative Trends, Tech Advancements
AVN Adult Entertainment Expo (AEE) and AVN Novelty Expo (ANE), the two powerhouse p*rn conferences that converge under one roof to host the best and brightest names in the adult industry, will showcase brand-new exhibitors that will make an impact in 2014. MarketWire

Innovative Food Holdings, Inc. to Present at Noble Financial Capital Markets' 10th Annual Equity Conference
Innovative Food Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: IVFH) today announced that Sam Klepfish, chief executive officer, will present at "TEN" Noble Financial Capital Markets' 10th Annual Equity Conference, on January 21, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. ET, Room 3. The conference will be held January 19-22, 2014 at Club Med, Sandpiper Bay, South Florida. To schedule a meeting, please contact your Noble representative. MarketWire

LAPTOP Magazine Announces Winners of Best of CES 2014 Awards
LAPTOP, the leading tech news site, today announced the winners of its 10th annual Best of CES 2014 Awards. Full descriptions of the winning products can be found here: MarketWire

PriceSmart Announces First Quarter Results of Operations and December Sales; and Property Acquisition for New Warehouse Club in Colombia
PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ: PSMT) today announced its results of operations for the first quarter of fiscal year 2014 which ended on November 30, 2013. MarketWire

Childhelp Names Zion & Zion as National Agency of Record
Zion & Zion (@ZIONandZION) one of Arizona's top Public Relations, Social Media, Interactive and Advertising agencies, has been named the agency of record for national child abuse prevention nonprofit Childhelp®. MarketWire

Alas Aviation Corp. Entered Into a Share Exchange Agreement With OELC, LLC, With Its Wholly Owned Subsidiary Energie, LLC
Alas Aviation Corp., (OTCQB: ALAS) (the "Company" or "Alas"), on December 31, 2013, entered into a Share Exchange Agreement with OELC LLC ("OELC") and OLEC's wholly owned subsidiary Énergie, LLC ("Énergie" or the, "Company") MarketWire

Radius Announces Positive Topline Data From Phase 2 Study of Abaloparatide (BA058) for Postmenopausal Osteoporosis Using Two Delivery Systems
Radius Health, Inc MarketWire

Radius Announces Key Changes to Management Team
Radius Health, Inc. ("Radius") announced today that it has strengthened its management team with the addition of John Yates, M.D., as Chief Medical Officer and Greg Williams, Ph.D., as Chief Development Officer, and the promotion of Gary Hattersley, Ph.D., to Chief Scientific Officer. MarketWire

Dallas Hand Doctor Pedro Loredo Gives Away Hand Surgery to Woman in Need
Dr. Pedro Loredo, a surgeon at Renova Hand and Foot Centers, was recognized by North Texas news station KTXD 47 for his generosity toward a Dallas citizen disabled by debilitating hand pain. Esther Gonzales suffered from carpal tunnel syndrome, a condition that made it difficult for her to perform at work, but despite her inability to pay for her surgery, Dr MarketWire

Xirrus' Common Core Wi-Fi Kit Equips Schools to Handle Impending Online Testing Requirements
Xirrus, the leading provider of high-performance Wi-Fi, today announced the availability of an easy-to-deploy, low-cost wireless-network solution to support Common Core online testing. Surveys indicate that over 70 percent of K-12 schools nationwide are not prepared or have insufficient infrastructure to support Common Core testing in the 2014-2015 academic year MarketWire

Endexx to Track a Million Pounds of Medical Marijuana in Canada
Endexx Corporation (OTC Pink: EDXC) to track and support through its M3 technology services up to 1.3 million pounds of Medical Marijuana annually for CEN Biotech, a division of Creative Edge Nutrition, Inc.(OTC Pink: FITX) MarketWire

John Schnatter Founder and Chairman of Papa John's Pizza Empire to Appear on eQuest's American Dream Interview Series for Armed Forces Radio
eQuest today announced that founder and current CEO of Papa John's International, Inc., John Schnatter, is set for broadcast as part of eQuest's January lineup for its American Dream Interview Radio series broadcast over Armed Forces Radio to thousands of military troops stationed around the world. MarketWire

Arlington, TX, Leads in George Strait Ticket Sales at
As country star George Strait heads into his final run of concerts before retirement, his last stop in Arlington, TX, leads all other cities for George Strait tickets purchased at online marketplace Fans don't want to miss such a historical moment in Strait's career as he performs his final concert on June 7 at Arlington's AT&T Stadium. MarketWire

Major Changes for DigitalTown in 2014
DigitalTown, Inc. (OTCQB: DGTW) today announced that changes for DigitalTown will be dramatic in 2014. To better inform shareholders and the investor public, informational releases will be forth coming. MarketWire

"EMV Countdown" Training Session Will Address Fraud Protection and Security at Mobile Payments Conference in Miami
Mobile Marketing & Technology today announced the EMV Countdown, a training session on best practices for adopting secure "chip and PIN" payment cards, in conjunction with the upcoming Mobile Payments Conference in Miami. Payment experts Catherine Johnston, president and CEO of ACT Canada; Bruce Murray P MarketWire

Dorchester Minerals, L.P. Announces Its Fourth Quarter Distribution
Dorchester Minerals, L.P. (NASDAQ: DMLP) announced today the Partnership's fourth quarter 2013 cash distribution. The distribution of $0.468560 per common unit represents activity for the three-month period ended December 31, 2013 and is payable on January 31, 2014 to common unitholders of record as of January 21, 2014. MarketWire

TMP Government to Spotlight Effective Messaging for Talent Acquisition & Hiring

EnOcean Alliance at AHR Expo 2014: Intelligent HVAC Control on the Energy Harvesting Wireless Standard
At this year's AHR Expo in New York City (Javits Center), January 21-23, the EnOcean Alliance and 20 members will showcase their latest EnOcean-enabled solutions for HVAC systems. A focus is on the intelligent control and interconnection of several building areas to tap energy efficiency potentials as an energy source in buildings MarketWire

Dr. Gilbert Webb Named a 2013 Patients' Choice Award Winner
Dr. Gilbert Webb of Midwest Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Mercy Hospital St. Louis was recently selected as a Patients' Choice Award Winner for the fifth consecutive year. Of the nation's 870,000 active physicians and dentists, only five percent consistently receive top scores from their patients, making them eligible for this award MarketWire

Stewart's Shops Uses Paragon Software Systems to Improve Efficiencies in Truck Routes and Delivery Times
Paragon Software Systems, Inc., a leader in vehicle routing and scheduling optimization solutions, announces that Stewart's Shops, convenience stores offering gasoline and fresh and local dairy products and ice cream produced in Saratoga Springs, NY, has deployed Paragon Software's Single Depot solution to automate the planning of daily and seasonal deliveries MarketWire

UPDATE: Lincoln Property Company Introduces New Apartment Development in South Boston
Lincoln Property Company is excited to announce a new addition to its ownership and management portfolio in their Northeast Region. West Square, a luxury mid-rise development located in Boston, officially embarked on its lease-up phase and will deliver the first units for occupancy in January 2014 MarketWire

Golden Age Resources, Inc. Entered Into a Letter of Intent to Acquire Office VP, Inc.
Golden Age Resources, Inc. (OTC Pink: GDAR) today announced that it has entered into a letter of intent dated November 30, 2013 to acquire Office VP, Inc. ("OFFICEVP"), a 10 year history private technology based Marking Corporation with office in Austin, Texas, with forecasted revenues in excess of $7.6 million and profit expectations of $4.7 million in 2014 and doubling in 2015. (www.gdarinc MarketWire

Mentors Key to Small Business Owner Success
(Family Features) You have a compelling business model ... ambition ... entrepreneurial spirit. Add in a solid business plan and the necessary capital, and you may be well on your way toward launching a business. But before you take the leap into owning your own business, it's worthwhile to consider adding in another important element -- the guidance of a mentor. MarketWire

Top-Shelf Toasts: Wealthy Consumers Reveal Preferences Among Champagne and Liquor Brands in Luxury Institute Survey
After ringing in another new year, the premium spirits industry is looking forward to a robust 2014. To determine which brands carry the most prestige, the New York-based Luxury Institute conducted its 2014 Luxury Brands Status Index (LBSI) survey to gather opinions of eight high-end champagne brands and 29 liquor brands from four categories MarketWire

Carvel Rings in New Year With Fresh New Mint Flavor
To ring in the New Year, Carvel... America's Freshest Ice Cream®, has launched a fresh new mint flavor, which guests can enjoy in a variety of delicious treats, including an OREO® Mint Sundae Dasher™. MarketWire

Wedding Registry 101
(Family Features) For engaged couples, it can seem as if there are a million things to accomplish before the big day arrives. One essential piece of the wedding puzzle involves creating a registry that makes it easy for guests to celebrate your union with gifts that reflect your personality as a couple. MarketWire

MOSCOT Announces New MOSCOT Originals - Titanium Collection
MOSCOT, a New York City institution renowned worldwide for its iconic eyewear -- The MOSCOT Originals, MOSCOT Spirit, and MOSCOT Sun Collections -- today announces the arrival of The MOSCOT Originals - Titanium Collection, The LEMTOSH-T, The MILTZEN-T, The NEBB-T, and The ZOLMAN-T, four of MOSCOT's most popular frames refashioned in Titanium. MarketWire

WIMCO Villas Announces Top 10 New Vacation Rentals in the Caribbean Islands
Leading international vacation rental and concierge travel services company WIMCO Villas revealed today its list of the top ten new vacation rentals in the Caribbean islands. MarketWire

BioNitrogen Commissions Biomass Feasibility Studies in Florida and Louisiana
BioNitrogen Holdings Corp. (PINKSHEETS: BION), a cleantech company that utilizes patented technology to build environmentally-friendly plants that convert biomass into urea fertilizer, announced today that it has funded BioResource Management, Inc. to conduct feasibility studies for biomass feedstock supply to the BioNitrogen plants in the states of Florida and Louisiana. MarketWire

Parks Associates at CES: Over 103 Million U.S. Households Will Subscribe to Pay-TV Services by End of 2014
The U.S. will have over 103 million pay-TV households by the end of 2014, with two-thirds of pay-TV subscribers expressing interest in features they currently do not have, according to new research announced at CES today by Parks Associates MarketWire

Tips to Support a Healthy Lifestyle
(Family Features) If the decadent dishes and busy schedules of the holiday season have set back your efforts towards a healthy lifestyle, fear not. With the right plan in place, it's easy to get back on track, re-energized and refocused for the year ahead. MarketWire

Baanto(TM) Partners With Difference Capital as Lead Investor in Series "C" Funding
Baanto™ Inc. today announced that they have completed a Series "C" round of funding led by lead investor, Difference Capital, to fuel the growth of Baanto™ touch technology products. A publically listed, Toronto based specialty finance company, Difference Capital is a strategic investor and advisor to growing companies in the technology sector. MarketWire

Infusion Creates the Restaurant Experience of the Future
Global technology solutions leader Infusion is using NRF's "The Big Show" as the backdrop to showcase its cutting-edge retail technology deployments from January 13-16 at their New York City Headquarters (599 Broadway). Central to this showcase will be the work Infusion did to help Richtree Natural Market Restaurants reinvent its brand and create an exciting new dining experience. MarketWire

TaxACT Releases Final Software and Opens E-Filing for Tax Professionals
TaxACT professionals can now prepare and e-file individual, corporate and partnership returns with TaxACT Preparer's Editions. The software, first released in October for early preparation and year-end tax planning, now includes finalized IRS forms. MarketWire

Mortgage Rates Stay Largely Unchanged
Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates little changed amid a week of light economic reports. MarketWire

Merchant Warehouse Announces Payments Platform Expansion
Merchant Warehouse®, a leading provider of payment technologies and merchant account services, today announced the expansion of its technology platform to include Payment Gateway Services MarketWire

Energy Efficiency Innovator HPEV, Inc. Announces Distribution Agreement With WI Technologies for the Municipal, Industrial and Marine Electrical Motor and Pump Industries
HPEV, Inc. (OTCQB: WARM), an innovator in energy efficiency and heat removal technologies, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with WI Technologies, a Nevada-based and closely held distributor of high tech electrical motor and pumping equipment, to be its exclusive supplier of motors for industrial pumps for sale into the municipal and industrial marketplaces MarketWire

Hipcricket to Present at 16th Annual Needham Growth Conference
Hipcricket®, Inc., (OTCBB: HIPP) (OTCQB: HIPP) a leader in mobile engagement and analytics, announced today that the Company will present at the 16th Annual Needham Growth Conference, to be held at the New York Palace Hotel in New York, NY. Ivan Braiker, CEO, will present on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 4:50 p.m. Eastern Time and will be available to meet with investors throughout the day MarketWire

Affinity Gold Corp. Announces Continuation of Monthly Shareholder & Investor Conference Call
Affinity Gold Corp. (OTC Pink: AFYG) ("Affinity" or "the Company") is pleased to announce the continuation of its monthly shareholder and investor conference call. Going forward, the Company will host its shareholder and investor conference call the last Friday of each month MarketWire

CareerBoard Re-Launches Online Recruitment Site With Powerful Tools That Deliver Local Talent to Employers
CareerBoard has made a monumental leap with a significant investment into re-launching their online recruitment site with superior job posting products, proven matching technology and proactive job seeker engagement tools. MarketWire

Premium German Automotive Manufacturer Chooses Perceptron(R) Helix(R) Technology for New Model Launch
Perceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRCP), a leading global provider of real time, non-contact 3D measurement, inspection, and automation solutions, announced that, starting in March 2014, it expects to begin shipping 45 inline gauging systems to a premium German automotive manufacturer MarketWire

Perceptron to Present at the Noble Financial Capital Markets' Tenth Annual Equity Conference January 21, 2014
Perceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRCP), a leading global provider of real time, non-contact 3D measurement, inspection, and automation solutions, today announced that its President and CEO, Jeffrey M. Armstrong, will present at the Noble Financial Capital Markets' Tenth Annual Equity Conference at Club Med in Sandpiper Bay, Florida, on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 1:30 PM. Mr MarketWire

Dorman Products, Inc. Announces the Appointment of Mathias Barton to Board of Directors
Dorman Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: DORM) (the "Company") today announced that the Board of Directors of the Company has appointed Mathias J. Barton, 54, as a member of the Board of Directors, which increased the size of the Board of Directors from five to six directors. Mr MarketWire

@Legal Discovery Announces the Release of a New CasePoint Unified eDiscovery Platform for All Web Browsers and Mobile Devices
@Legal Discovery, LLC, a full service eDiscovery technology provider, announces the latest release of their CasePoint unified eDiscovery software. The new version of CasePoint was developed using HTML5, which makes all the features of the platform operable on all web browsers and nearly every mobile device MarketWire

Sparta Systems Launches TrackWise(R) Mobile Product Suite
Sparta Systems, Inc., an industry pioneer and global leader in enterprise quality management software (EQMS) solutions, today announced the availability of a comprehensive mobile solution product suite designed to improve the operational efficiency and effectiveness of its customers' increasingly mobile workforce MarketWire

Prima BioMed CEO Matthew Lehman to Be Interviewed on Clear Channel Business Talk Radio DFW 1190AM
Prima BioMed Ltd (ASX: PRR) (NASDAQ: PBMD) ("Prima", the "Company"), a leader in developing personalized immunocellular therapies for the treatment of cancer, announced today that CEO Matthew Lehman will be interviewed live by host Michael Yorba on Clear Channel Business Talk Radio's The Traders Network. MarketWire

Euro Partners Launches "Let's Pump It Up!" Competition Ahead of 2014 London Affiliate Conference
What gets you motivated? How do you get pumped up to meet the day head-on with all the challenges it may bring? With a new campaign - the "Let's Pump It Up" competition - Euro Partners intend to find out just how affiliates keep up their A-game, especially when the pressure is on. MarketWire

Worldwide to Acquire Natural Gas Property
Worldwide Internet, Inc. (OTC Pink: WNTR) announced today it is currently evaluating opportunities for the acquisition of up to $10 million dollars in natural gas properties located in the Marcellus Shale. MarketWire

Lithium Exploration Group Plans Demonstration for Ultrasonic Generator in Canada
Lithium Exploration Group Inc. (OTCQB: LEXG) announced today that, once demonstration testing for water purification is completed in Houston, TX, a demonstration of the technology's oil upgrading capabilities will take place at one of Lithium Exploration Group's disposal facilities in Canada. MarketWire

Nominations Announced for 18th Annual Art Directors Guild Excellence in Production Design Awards, Presented by Kohler; Ceremony to Take Place February 8, 2014 at Beverly Hilton Hotel
Today the Art Directors Guild (ADG) announced nominations in 10 categories of Production Design for theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials and music videos competing in the Art Directors Guild's 18th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards, Presented by Kohler. The nominations were announced by ADG Council Chair John Shaffner and Awards co-producers Dave Blass and Raf Lydon MarketWire

Theravance to Present at the 32nd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference
Theravance, Inc. (NASDAQ: THRX) announced today that Michael W. Aguiar, Theravance's Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, is scheduled to present at the 32nd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Thursday, January 16, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. PST. The conference will be held from January 13-16 2014 at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco, CA. MarketWire

Stevia First Corp. to Present at Biotech Showcase Investor Conference
Stevia First Corp MarketWire

KonaRed Corporation Announces That ABC Stores Is First Retail Chain to Carry KonaRed Green Tea
KonaRed Corporation ( (OTCQB: KRED); developers of the powerful Hawaiian Coffee Fruit wellness beverage which is sold in such retailers as Kmart, Wal-mart, 7-Eleven, Longs Drugs, Walgreens, and Whole Foods stores throughout Hawaii and California; announced today that ABC Stores in Hawaii is the first retail chain to make KonaRed Green Tea available to consumers MarketWire

LiveDeal Inc., Launches in San Francisco, CA
LiveDeal Inc. (NASDAQ: LIVE) ("LiveDeal" or the "Company"), a publicly traded company that operates, an innovative platform using geo-location to enable businesses to communicate real-time and instant offers to nearby consumers, today announced that it has launched in San Francisco, CA. MarketWire

BIOLASE to Present at Sidoti's Semi-Annual Micro-Cap Conference
BIOLASE, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOL), the world's leading manufacturer and distributor of dental lasers, and a pioneer in laser surgery in other medical specialties, today announced that Dr. Alexander K. Arrow, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at Sidoti & Company's Semi-Annual Micro-Cap Conference as follows: MarketWire

Q Center Winter Gala: MasQuerade - February 8th, 2014 - Tickets & Tables on Sale Now
On Saturday, February 8th, 2014, Q Center's annual Winter Gala: "MasQuerade: Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil" returns to Castaway Portland. The Winter Gala is Q Center's primary fundraiser for the year. Every ticket purchased makes it possible for the programs and services of this vital community resource to continue to thrive! MarketWire

Nuvilex Growing Medical Marijuana Sciences to Lead Marijuana Research Industry
There aren't too many biotechnology companies in the marijuana space, but there's one that aims to be the leader among those in the industry. Nuvilex, Inc. (OTCQB: NVLX), through its wholly-owned subsidiary Medical Marijuana Sciences, is building a company that should compete with anyone in the sector MarketWire

DC Systems' RT Smart Grid Platform Enables Utilities to Scale Substation Automation and SCADA Management
DC Systems today announced the release of its RT Smart Grid Platform Version 6.0, with significant architectural enhancements designed to increase substation reliability and resilience while lowering the cost of deploying and managing supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems in substations and control rooms. MarketWire

Citi(R) Presents Exclusive Performance by Imagine Dragons for Citi ThankYou(R) Cardmembers
Citi® (NYSE: C)will present an exclusive performance by Grammy® Award nominated and platinum-selling rock band Imagine Dragons, benefiting the Grammy Foundation, on Thursday, January 23rd at The Wiltern in Los Angeles MarketWire

REVI Reaffirms Its Commitment to Shareholder Relations
Resource Ventures, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: REVI) President Bob Thompson announced today that the Board of Directors of REVI has reaffirmed their commitment to our Shareholders to maintain market transparency in 2014, through timely financial disclosures, public news releases as they become available and availability to answer individual shareholders questions or concerns. MarketWire

Leap Motion Begins Major Expansion Into Japanese Market With Exclusive SoftBank Group Company Partnership
Leap Motion and BB Softservice Corp. (a SoftBank group company) today announced a broad partnership that greatly extends Leap Motion's presence in the global marketplace by leveraging SoftBank Group's multi-channel reach as a leading telecommunications and internet corporation. MarketWire

Spark Networks(R) to Present at the 16th Annual Needham Growth Conference
Spark Networks, Inc MarketWire

Shelter Insurance Companies Selects Workday Financial Management
Workday, Inc. (NYSE: WDAY), a leader in enterprise cloud applications for human resources and finance, today announced that Shelter Insurance Companies (Shelter), an industry-leading provider of insurance and financial products and services, has selected Workday Financial Management to move its finance operations off of legacy technology and into the cloud. MarketWire

Edwards Lifesciences to Present at the 32nd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, is scheduled to present at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco on Monday, January 13, 2014. MarketWire

FDLIC Selects UNIT4 Coda Financials as Financial Hub in Systems Modernization Initiative
UNIT4 Business Software, the North American subsidiary of UNIT4, the global leader in software that supports business change, today announced that Funeral Directors Life Insurance Company (FDLIC) has selected the company's UNIT4 Coda Financials software to update their financial accounting system as part of an overall modernization strategy. MarketWire

Legislation Expanding Local Government Control Over Massage Establishments Proposed by California Massage Therapy Council
As California communities continue to struggle with the issue of illegitimate massage establishments, the California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC) Board of Directors voted Tuesday to propose legislation in 2014 that will provide local governments with the explicit authority to address establishments that use massage as a subterfuge for prostitution. MarketWire

Euclid Offers Free Offline Customer Analytics to All Retail Locations
Today Euclid, the leader in brick-and-mortar customer analytics dubbed "Google Analytics for the physical world," announces Euclid Express, a free analytics solution that provides retailers with essential insights into customer behavior and store performance MarketWire

American River Bank Opens Its Second Loan Production Office in the San Francisco Bay Area
American River Bank, a subsidiary of American River Bankshares (NASDAQ: AMRB), announced today that Art Martinez has joined the company as Vice President, Relationship Manager for its new Loan Production Office in Pleasanton. MarketWire

The Venetian(R) and The Palazzo(R) Celebrate Chinese New Year With New Show, Festive Attractions and Decor
WHAT: The Venetian and The Palazzo are celebrating Chinese New Year and the Year of the Horse with a new stage spectacle, festive celebrations and décor throughout the award-winning properties. CHINESE NEW YEAR DRAGON DANCE: The Venetian and The Palazzo kick-off the Year of the Horse with a ceremonial dragon dance complete with firecrackers and eye painting ceremony MarketWire

Water Technologies, Inc. Announces First Orders for the Company's Custom Air Cooling Products for Licensed and Approved Medical Marijuana Grow Operations in Arizona
Water Technologies International, Inc. (OTC Pink: WTII), the leader in the technology in atmospheric water production and design, today announced it has received and shipped its first order of specialized units to Zoned Properties, Inc., a public company (OTC Pink: ZDPY) and licensed Medical Marijuana business operator in Arizona MarketWire

Paciolan Announces Scott O'Neil as a Keynote Speaker at PACnet '14 Conference
Paciolan, an industry-leading provider of ticketing, marketing, fundraising and sales automation solutions to more than 500 live entertainment organizations, announced today that Scott O'Neil, Chief Executive Officer of the Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils, will deliver a keynote address at its annual PACnet community conference to be held Feb MarketWire

Seedstock's "Grow Riverside" Conference Nears Discounted Registration Deadline
Little more than a week remains to obtain discounted registration for the "Grow Riverside: Citrus and Beyond!" conference MarketWire

Medifast Weight Control Centers of California Chooses Internet Marketing Inc. as Their Digital Marketing Agency
Internet Marketing Inc. (IMI), the fastest growing full service integrated digital marketing agency in the country recently added Medifast Weight Control Centers of California to its client roster. Medifast Weight Control Centers of California offers a personalized solution for effective and long term weight loss MarketWire

Energy Revenue America, Inc. Re-Opens Existing Natural Gas Wells and 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 announce a production update on the Company's 3,100 acres in Nowata County, Oklahoma. Ten existing wells and the re-opening of their 65 mile pipeline have been completed and were successfully brought online in mid December 2013. MarketWire

Amphion Medical Solutions Launches Self-Paced Online ICD-10 Training System for HIM Departments, Individual Coders
Amphion Medical Solutions, a leading provider of advanced transcription and coding solutions and services, announced today the launch of Amphion University, a comprehensive online ICD-10 training program featuring courses designed and led by the company's AHIMA-approved instructors MarketWire

Rob Thomas Announces Spring Tour
Multiple Grammy winning Emblem/Atlantic recording artist Rob Thomas has announced plans for a month-long North American special headline run kicking off April 2nd in Temecula, CA at Pechanga Theatre (see below for full listing of tour dates) MarketWire

Stratus Technologies Announces Conference Call for FY2014 Third Quarter Financial Results
Stratus Technologies Bermuda Holdings Ltd. (together with its consolidated subsidiaries, "Stratus" or the "Company"), the leading provider of high availability solutions, will release financial results for its third quarter ended November 24, 2013 on Monday, January 13, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. A conference call will be held on the same day, January 13, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time. MarketWire

Doximity Physician Network Doubled in 2013
Doximity, the largest and fastest-growing secure network for physicians, today shared its record-setting 2013 growth numbers. The network more than doubled in size in the past year to 250,000 members -- outgrowing such esteemed companies and organizations as Epocrates, Epic, and the American Medical Association -- and established itself as the nation's leading medical collaborative. MarketWire

Alibi American Whiskey Awarded 91 Rating by the Tasting Panel
Alibi American Whiskey, Panache Beverages' (OTCQB: WDKA) newest addition to their portfolio, received an exceptional review by The Tasting Panel, a top-tier wine and spirits trade magazine; Editor-in-Chief Anthony Dias Blue awarded Alibi American Whiskey 91 out of 100 points. MarketWire

Gaming Standards Association (GSA) Welcomes Nine New International Members
The Gaming Standards Association (GSA), the leading standards-setting organization for the global gaming industry, has welcomed nine new members from around the world. MarketWire

LifeSci Advisors Initiates Coverage of BioLife Solutions, Inc.
LifeSci Advisors, LLC, a leading provider of investment research and investor relations services in the life sciences sector, today announced that it has initiated coverage of BioLife Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: BLFS), a leading supplier of cGMP biopreservation media products for cells, tissues, and organs MarketWire

Itronics 2013 Fourth Quarter Gold'n Gro Fertilizer Sales Increases 20 Percent; Full Year Gold'n Gro Fertilizer Sales Increases 8 Percent
Itronics Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ITRO), a growing and diversified fertilizer, silver, and minerals producer, today reported 2013 fourth quarter and full year GOLD'n GRO fertilizer sales, which are the driver for the Company's growth. Fourth quarter GOLD'n GRO fertilizer sales increased 20 percent and full year sales increased 8 percent compared to the prior year totals. MarketWire

Marinus Pharmaceuticals Bolsters Its Board of Directors and Executive Management
Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development of innovative neuropsychiatric therapeutics, today announced the election of two life science veterans, Enrique J. Carrazana, M.D. and Jay P. Shepard, to its board of directors and the appointment of Edward F. Smith to serve as Chief Financial Officer. MarketWire

Sigma Designs Enhances User Experience in the Digital Home
Sigma Designs® (NASDAQ: SIGM), a world leader in connected media platforms and the builder of essential consumer semiconductor technologies, recently announced that they have licensed the popular ARM® Mali™-400 MP for their leading range of multimedia SoCs. MarketWire

Audi Enters the Premium Compact Class of SUVs With the Sporty and Versatile New 2015 Q3
Q3 will join the already successful family of Audi SUVs that includes the Q5 and Q7 Q3 showcases many of the luxury and technology features found in the full-size vehicles offered by Audi Available Fall of 2014 with a 200 hp 2.0-liter TFSI® engine and front-wheel drive and available Audi quattro® all-wheel drive The new 2015 Audi Q3 will arrive in the U.S MarketWire

ACF Appoints Aimee Cubbage as Vice President of Operations
ACF, the leading Salesforce implementation partner for the nonprofit and higher education sectors, has announced Aimee Cubbage as its new Vice President of Operations. Ms. Cubbage comes to ACF from Texeltek, Inc. (A TASC Company), where she was promoted to COO after spending five years in senior management and executive leadership roles MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology Introduces MicroTan(R) Automotive-Grade Solid Tantalum Chip Capacitors With Industry-High CV Ratings in Small Case Sizes Down to 0603
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new series of molded, automotive-grade MicroTan® solid tantalum chip capacitors MarketWire

Cytech and Ecliptek Implement Available Inventory Download to Cytech Global Website
Cytech Global, A Macnica Company, now offers its customers looking for frequency control products on the company website the ability to locate over 500,000 different parts with the addition of Ecliptek's Data Download tool. The system is designed to quickly find and purchase frequency control products available from inventory. MarketWire

PunchTab Reports 700% Year-Over-Year Revenue Growth in 2013, Announces Expanded Product Offerings and Key Customer Acquisition
PunchTab, the leading omni-channel loyalty and engagement platform, announced today a sevenfold increase in year-over-year revenue, as leading brands increasingly adopt the company's technology to engage customers, improve long-term retention, and increase sales. MarketWire

VolitionRx Presents at MicroCapClub Invitational
VolitionRx Limited (OTCQB: VNRX), a life sciences company focused on developing blood-based diagnostic tests for different types of cancer, announced today it has been selected to present at the 2nd annual MicroCapClub Invitational. MarketWire

FBC Interactive Announces Strategic Relationship With Large International Sourcing Company
FBC Holding, Inc. (OTC Pink: FBCD) is an international product development company which operates through its FBC Interactive division to bring new and innovative products to market and to improve legacy products by applying its licensed conductive ink technology to these products. MarketWire

Retail Industry Veteran Sahir Anand Joins EKN as VP Research and Principal Analyst
EKN Research today announced that Sahir Anand, former retail practice leader at Aberdeen Research, has joined the research firm as VP of research and principal analyst. Sahir brings more than 14 years of experience in retail sales, service and marketing operations, as well as market research and consulting in retail, consumer goods, hospitality and banking/financial services. MarketWire

Lighter Than Air Systems Receives Order for Blimp in a Box Aerostat System
Lighter Than Air Systems Corp. ("LTAS"), a wholly owned subsidiary of World Surveillance Group Inc. (OTCQB: WSGI), a developer of lighter-than-air aerostats and unmanned aerial systems, has received an order for a Blimp in a Box™ ("BiB") 100 aerostat system for use by a State Department of Transportation MarketWire

Alpha Natural Resources Unearths Cost Savings and Performance Gains With Oracle
Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) MarketWire

Digimarc to Report on Major Product Launch at the 16th Annual Needham Growth Conference on January 16
Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ: DMRC) has been invited to present at the 16th Annual Needham Growth Conference. The conference will be held on January 14-16, 2014 at The New York Palace Hotel. MarketWire

Audi, University Researchers Explore Cars That Would Predict the Future, Adapt to Drivers

New Campaign Encourages Michigan Residents to Cut Down on Wasted Energy
According to the U.S Energy Information Administration, Michigan households use 123 million Btu (British thermal unit, a traditional unit of energy) per home, about 38 percent more than the U.S. average MarketWire

Meritage Homes Announces Public Offering of Common Stock
Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE: MTH), a leading U.S. homebuilder, announced today that it has commenced an underwritten registered public offering of 2,200,000 shares of its common stock. All shares are being offered by the Company. As part of the proposed offering, the Company has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 330,000 additional shares MarketWire

Meritage Homes Releases Preliminary Home Closings, Revenue, Orders and Backlog for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013
Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE: MTH), a leading U.S. homebuilder, today reported preliminary home orders, closings and backlog for the fourth quarter and full year 2013. MarketWire

Marriott International Casino Resorts Offer Abundant Non-Gaming Entertainment
Marriott International is excited to announce our new Casino Hotel Infographic that provides information on exciting non-gaming entertainment options at Marriott casino resorts around the world. MarketWire

National Bank Financial Initiates Coverage on DIRTT Environmental Solutions (TSX:DRT) with Outperform Rating - Video Research Alert on
Vancouver, BC, January 9, 2014 - National Bank Financial has initiated coverage on DIRTT Environmental Solutions (TSX:DRT). Analyst Rupert Merer gives the company an outperform rating and a 12-month price target of $3.75, a healthy premium of 39% to the $2.70 price on January 5th, the day his report was issued. GlobeNewswire

Nestlé USA one of 16 firms which cut calories sold by 6.4 trillion
Nestlé S.A. /Nestlé USA one of 16 firms which cut calories sold by 6.4 trillion. Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Merriman Capital Initiates on IZEA, Inc. with a Buy Rating

The Edmond de Rothschild Group appoints a new Partner to its life science venture capital business
Edmond de Rothschild Group /The Edmond de Rothschild Group appoints a new Partner to its life science venture capital business . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Publicis Groupe - Omnicom Group: European Commission

Ahlstrom has sold Munksjö shares worth EUR 11.8 million
Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE January 9, 2013 at 16.40 GlobeNewswire

Veidekke ASA : Veidekke to remodel Skatteverket's (Tax Authority) offices in Malmø
Veidekke Entreprenad has been awarded the contract by NIAM to remodel Skatteverket's offices in Malmø. 15,000 m2 of office space is to be modernized and upgraded, and will be certified as Miljöbyggnad Silver after the remodelling. The contract is valued at SEK 130 million excluding VAT. GlobeNewswire

aap reports record sales of EUR 11.6 million in the fourth quarter of 2013; Full year 2013 sales of EUR 40 million
aap Implantate AG /aap reports record sales of EUR 11.6 million in the fourth quarter of 2013; Full year 2013 sales of EUR 40 million . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Vastned Retail Belgium : Disclosure in accordance with article 14 of the law of 2 May 2007
Notification important participation GlobeNewswire

Metso's industry-leading mobile application for mining and construction customers now also available for Android users
Metso press release on January 9, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. local timeMetso MAP(TM) application helps industry specialist to find relevant industry information free and easy GlobeNewswire

Dako to collaborate with Merck on development of companion diagnostics for cancer treatment
GLOSTRUP, Denmark, Jan. 9, 2014 - Dako, an Agilent Technologies company, announced today it has entered into a master framework agreement with Merck to develop companion diagnostic tests for oncology drugs currently in Merck's development pipeline. GlobeNewswire

EPAM Ranked as Star Performer in Everest Group 2013 Capital Markets Service Provider Landscape and PEAK Report
Newtown, PA - January 9, 2014 - EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM), a leading provider of complex software engineering solutions and a leader in Central and Eastern European IT service delivery, has been ranked as one of the "star performers" in the 2013 ITO in Capital Markets Service Provider Landscape and PEAK Report by Everest Group. GlobeNewswire

Victory Electronic Cigarettes Corporation to Participate in the 16th Annual ICR XChange Conference
Victory Electronic Cigarettes Corporation (OTCBB: ECIG), an emerging leader in the electronic cigarette industry, today announced that it will participate in the 16th Annual ICR XChange Conference in Orlando, Florida on Monday, January 13, 2014. MarketWire

RepliCel to Commence Trading on the TSX Venture Exchange
RepliCel Life Sciences Inc. (OTCQB: REPCF)(CNSX: RP) is pleased to announce that its common shares are anticipated to commence trading on the TSX Venture Exchange (the "TSXV") on January 13, 2014 as a Tier 1 issuer. RepliCel will trade under its current trading symbol "RP" MarketWire

Nitro Petroleum Inc.: 3rd Quarter Update
Nitro Petroleum Inc. (OTCBB: NTRO) 3rd Quarter filing showed a $357,881.00 profit during the 3rd quarter of 2013. Nitro is taking another step in its ongoing Shawnee, OK. based oil and natural gas company. Nitro is focusing on onshore properties to create the premier, high return, growth oriented resources in Oklahoma MarketWire

Cardinal Energy Group Engages MZ Group for Investor Relations
Cardinal Energy Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CEGX) ("Cardinal Energy" or "the Company") today announced that it has retained MZ Group as its investor relations advisor. MarketWire

Brabant Pharma Reports Grant of Orphan Drug Designation in U.S. and E.U. for Low-Dose Fenfluramine to Treat Dravet Syndrome
Brabant Pharma ("Brabant") announced today that both the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the European Commission have granted orphan drug designation to Brabafen® (low-dose fenfluramine) for use in treating children with Dravet syndrome. MarketWire

Eyes on the Go Extends Live Streaming Broadcast Network to Heavy Metal Mecca, Saint Vitus in Greenpoint, Brooklyn
Eyes on the Go, Inc. (OTCQB: AXCG) ("Eyes") announced today that it has installed the broadcasting network in Saint Vitus, the highly regarded venue that features some of the world's most popular heavy metal groups. The venue draws dedicated fans from around the country. MarketWire

AppDynamics Predicts: In 2014 Enterprises Will Become the New Web Startups, Rapidly Deploying Applications as They Are Needed
AppDynamics, Inc., the next generation application performance management (APM) solution that simplifies the management of complex applications and infrastructures, today announced its 2014 predictions for the enterprise software market. MarketWire

OnX Enterprise Solutions Maximizes Changing IT Landscape, Successfully Transitions From Traditional Technology Models to Hybrid Cloud Solutions
OnX Enterprise Solutions, a leading enterprise data center IT solutions provider, today announced record first half sales and growth for the Company in Canada. The Company's adoption of industry-leading private and public cloud solutions drove success throughout 2013, but specifically since May 1, the beginning of the Company's FY 2014 MarketWire

Kleangas Energy Technologies, Inc. CEO Provides Update Today
Kleangas Energy Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: KGET) CEO Bo Linton provides update of KGET and responds to shareholder questions; discussing the pending Pellet Orders, how the Company benefited from the acquisition of Green Day Technologies and responding to various shareholder questions. MarketWire

Alien Technology(R) Introduces Miniature, Long-Range Inlay for Jewelry and Cosmetics Tagging
Alien Technology, an industry leader in Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Ultra High Frequency (UHF) products and services, today introduced Glint™ ALN-9715, a small footprint 27 millimeters (mm) x 10mm (1.06" x 0.38") Higgs™ 4 IC-based tag for jewelry, cosmetics and other small or metallic-coated products. MarketWire

Intelligent Living Inc. (ILIV) Completes Asset Purchase of Health and Beyond LLC and the Website
Intelligent Living Inc. (OTCQB: ILIV) has completed its asset purchase of Health and Beyond LLC and its website -- a leading eCommerce retailer of health, wellness and alternative formulas and the creator and vendor of the Bio-Nutritional Evaluation MarketWire

Pizza Patron Suspends Franchise Sales, Ramps Up Growth
After ten years of franchising, Pizza Patrón announced today that it is suspending its franchise program indefinitely. The company will continue development with some of its existing franchise partners, but will concentrate its growth focus on building company owned stores. MarketWire

Following Chilmark and Gartner Recognition, Health Catalyst Earns High Early Performance Score in Healthcare Analytics From KLAS
Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare data warehousing and analytics, received a high early- performance score among companies noted as having a healthcare-specific analytics platform in the report, Healthcare Analytics: Making Sense of the Puzzle Pieces, published this month by the respected research firm, KLAS MarketWire

CPS Technologies Corporation Announces Preliminary Revenues for the Fourth Quarter of 2013
CPS Technologies Corporation (OTCQB: CPSH) today announced preliminary revenues of $5.0 million for the fourth quarter ended December 28, 2013. This compares with revenues of $4.2 million for the quarter ended December 29, 2012. The Company is making this pre-release in conjunction with a presentation it will be making at Sidoti's Micro-Cap Investor Conference in New York City next week. MarketWire

Ohr Pharmaceutical to Present at the Biotech Showcase 2014 Conference
Ohr Pharmaceutical (NASDAQ: OHRP), a pharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel therapeutics for large unmet medical needs, today announced that Irach Taraporewala, Chief Executive Officer, will present a corporate overview and business update at the Biotech Showcase 2014, being held at Parc 55 Wyndham in San Francisco, California from January 13-15, 2014. MarketWire

BorgWarner Tops List of Michigan's Most Honored Companies in Institutional Investor's All-America Executive Team Ranking
Motor vehicle parts and systems supplier BorgWarner claims six top-ranked positions in the 2014 All-America Executive Team survey, Institutional Investor's annual poll of investors and sell-side analysts regarding America's top executives, IR professionals and IR programs. MarketWire

RoundPegg Appoints Entrepreneurial Leader David Lyon as Vice President of Sales
RoundPegg, a culture management company that helps organizations tackle culture change, align sub-cultures and culturally integrate acquired companies, announced today that successful entrepreneur, David Lyon has joined the company as vice president of Sales. MarketWire

CBS Corp. Tops List of New York's Most Honored Companies in Institutional Investor's All-America Executive Team Ranking
Media giant CBS Corp. claims seven top-ranked positions in the 2014 All-America Executive Team survey, Institutional Investor's annual poll of investors and sell-side analysts regarding America's top executives, IR professionals and IR programs. MarketWire

Peak Raises $4 Million in New Funding
Peak® (formerly PeakColo), an enterprise-class IaaS Cloud provider for channel partners, today announces it has secured $4 million in new financing from its current investment group, Meritage Funds and Sweetwater Capital. The funding will help support key partnerships including a recently announced agreement with Telx, provider of global interconnectivity and datacenter solutions MarketWire

New National Literacy Directory Connects Adults and Their Families to Education Opportunities
Today, the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) released the new National Literacy Directory (NLD), a resource that helps individuals find more than 10,000 local literacy and education programs and GED® testing centers in their area. MarketWire

North Cascade Eye Associates Reveals New Laser Eye Surgery Website Design
Skagit Valley laser eye surgery practice North Cascade Eye Associates has announced the launch of their newly redesigned website MarketWire

Glu Mobile Launches RoboCop Game in Partnership with Worldwide Theatrical Release
Glu Mobile Launches RoboCop Game in Partnership with Worldwide Theatrical Release GlobeNewswire

Idaho Commerce to Participate in SHOT Show Along with 28 Idaho Rec Tech Companies
NEWS RELEASE:For Immediate Release GlobeNewswire

RepliCel Life Sciences to Present at Biotech Showcase(TM) 2014
RepliCel Life Sciences Inc. (OTCQB: REPCF)(CNSX: RP), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing therapies to address conditions associated with cellular deficits, today announced that CEO David Hall will present at the Biotech Showcase™ 2014 investor and partnering conference to be held January 13-15, 2014 in San Francisco, at the Parc 55 Wyndham Hotel. Mr MarketWire

John Larus Named Sr. Vice President, Clinical Trials Division at AMC Health
AMC Health, a leading provider of end-to-end telehealth solutions, today announced that John Larus has been named to the newly created position of Senior Vice President, Solutions Development - Clinical Trials Division. MarketWire

Aker Solutions Completes Sale of Well-Intervention Services Business to EQT
January 9, 2013 - Aker Solutions completed the sale of its well-intervention services business area to EQT, a Swedish private equity fund. GlobeNewswire

Endeavour Silver Reports 9th Consecutive Year of Production Growth in 2013 and Sets New Quarterly Production Record in 4th Quarter, 2013
Endeavour Silver Corp. (TSX: EDR)(NYSE: EXK) achieved its ninth consecutive year of production growth in 2013, reporting record production of 6,813,068 ounces (oz) silver and 75,578 oz gold MarketWire

Datapipe Enhances Cloud Security With Alert Logic Threat Manager
Cloud security innovators, Datapipe and Alert Logic, today announced the seamless integration of Alert Logic's Threat Manager into Datapipe's Stratosphere® cloud computing platform. The combination of the two solutions provide a single pane-of-glass to view and respond to suspicious network traffic such as Botnets, Malware, Trojans, Worms and other threats which may be harmful to IT assets. MarketWire

Super Shuttle Fleets Save 50-60 Percent on Fuel Costs With Propane Autogas
HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - January 09, 2014) - Super Shuttle, an airport transportation service with franchises across the U.S., saves about 50-60 percent on fuel costs by operating vehicles on clean, domestically produced propane autogas. Super Shuttle vehicle fleets in Phoenix, Ariz.; Denver and Fort Collins, Colo.; and Orlando, Fla MarketWire

Dragon Polymers Inc., Landfill Remediation Progress
Dragon Polymers, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: DRAG) a company focused on landfill reclamation, is completing its due diligence on expanding its waste streams too include ASR, (Auto Shred Residue) Nylon 6 and Nylon 6/6, Polyester and Polypropylene from carpets MarketWire

WABCO's Q4 and Full Year 2013 Earnings Conference Call Set for February 13
WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC) (, a global technology leader and tier-one supplier to the commercial vehicle industry, will hold its Q4 and Full Year 2013 earnings conference call at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, February 13, 2014 MarketWire

F1000Prime Nets Its 150,000th Article Recommendation
The 150,000th article recommendation, published today in F1000Prime, identifies an important research article that helps our understanding of how consumption of fish oils could help protect against certain allergies, and demonstrates significant progress in open, post-publication peer review pioneered by F1000. MarketWire

ENSERVCO Reports Preliminary Fourth Quarter Revenue of $15 Million, a Q4 Record and a 33% Increase vs. Q4 2012; Preliminary Full-Year Revenue Up 47% to a Record $46.3 Million
ENSERVCO Corporation (OTCQB: ENSV), a provider of well-site services to the domestic onshore conventional and unconventional oil and gas industries, today said it expects to report record revenue from continuing operations for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year ended December 31, 2013. MarketWire

HireVue Brings Interview Scheduling and Coordination Into the 21st Century With Reschedge Acquisition
HireVue, the leading talent interaction and digital recruiting provider, today announced the acquisition of Reschedge, the world's most advanced interview coordination software. The unique cloud-based solution's algorithm automatically crawls through calendars to connect the right people at the most convenient time and place. The Reschedge team will be joining the team at HireVue. MarketWire

Quantum Energy Seeks CUSIP for BDC
Quantum Energy, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: QEGY), announced that it is moving forward with the acquisition of a Business Development Company (BDC) through the formation of Quantum Funding, Inc. by Data Capital Corp (DCC) MarketWire

TiVo Reveals Proprietary Research at CES Regarding Binge-Viewing, Second Screen Viewing Behavior & Advertising Brand Engagement
TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO) and TiVo Research and Analytics Inc. (TRA), a wholly owned subsidiary of TiVo Inc., have announced the results of several recent research studies and surveys related to binge TV watching, second screen viewing and advertising brand engagement, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this week. MarketWire

Athersys, Inc. CEO Gil Van Bokkelen to Be Interviewed on Clear Channel Business Talk Radio DFW 1190AM
Athersys, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHX) Chairman & CEO Gil Van Bokkelen will be interviewed live today by Michal Yorba on Clear Channel Business Talk Radio's The Traders Network. The interview will air today Thursday, January 9, 2014, at 2:00pm CST / 12:00pm PST / 3:00pm EST. MarketWire

Indian Motorcycle Rumbles Into the Nation's Capital With 2014 Indian Chief Lineup and Special Programs for Military Personnel at the Progressive(R) International Motorcycle Show in Washington D.C.
Indian Motorcycle®, America's first motorcycle company, today announced its plans for the Progressive International Motorcycle Show (IMS) this weekend at the Washington Convention Center, which kicks off Friday at 3 p.m MarketWire

Indian Motorcycle Announces 'Honoring Heroes' Incentive Program in Support of North American Military Personnel
Indian Motorcycle®, America's first motorcycle company, today announced "Honoring Heroes," a new incentive program designed to recognize and reward all military personnel for their purchase of any of the all-new Indian Chief motorcycle models. MarketWire

Suburban Minerals Files Supplemental Information on the Letter of Intent to Acquire a Producing Diamond Mine
Suburban Minerals Corp. (OTC Pink: SUBB) filed a supplemental information form on OTCpink as it relates to the letter of intent to acquire a producing Diamond mine in the Central African Republic. MarketWire

Bakken Crude Train Derailment Fuels Rail-Versus-Pipeline Debate, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The Bakken Shale formation has seen a high rate of development in the past five years, and the growth is showing no signs of stopping. As with any play, however, the hydrocarbons in the ground mean nothing if there is no way to get that product to refiners or gas processors MarketWire

U.S. Industrial Manufacturing Industry Expects to See $10 Billion in Construction Starts in First-Quarter 2014, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- In 2013, the Industrial Manufacturing Industry saw more than 1,100 capital and maintenance projects worth an estimated $30.5 billion begin construction, and 2014 appears to be starting on the right track. Industrial Info is tracking 254 Industrial Manufacturing capital and maintenance projects worth an estimated $9 MarketWire

FieldOne Delivers Enhanced Field Service Management Solution
FieldOne Systems, an innovator in cloud-based field service management, today announced significant enhancements to its award-winning FieldOne Sky solution MarketWire

SciClone Provides 2013 Financial Update and 2014 Guidance
SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCLN) today announced its anticipated year-end 2013 cash position and provided its initial 2014 revenue guidance as follows. MarketWire

Signet Holiday Season Same Store Sales Increase 5.0%
Signet Jewelers Ltd ("Signet") (NYSE: SIG) (LSE: SIG), the largest specialty retail jeweler in the US and the UK, today announced its sales for the eight weeks ended December 28, 2013 ("Holiday Season") and guidance for the 13 weeks ending February 1, 2014 ("fourth quarter") and the 52 weeks ending February 1, 2014 ("Fiscal 2014"). MarketWire

Impinj xArray(TM) RFID Monitoring Solution Featured in Intel Booth at NRF 2014
Leading UHF Gen2 radio frequency identification (RFID) technology provider Impinj, Inc. will showcase its xArray RFID wide-area monitoring solution in the Intel booth (#2738) during the National Retail Federation (NRF) show in New York City on January 13-14, 2014 MarketWire

ESL Shipping acquires ice-strengthened dry cargo vessel from Sweden
Aspo Plc STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE  January 9, 2014 at 14:00   ESL Shipping Ltd., part of Aspo Group, has today purchased m/s Credo, a 20,000 dwt dry cargo vessel, which it previously owned jointly with the Swedish Donsöshipping KB. After the transaction the vessel will be renamed m/s Kallio and transferred from the Swedish flag into the Finnish Register of Ships GlobeNewswire

Active Biotech to Present at the 32nd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference
Lund, Sweden, January 9, 2014 - Active Biotech (NASDAQ OMX NORDIC: ACTI) is scheduled to present at the 32nd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference held January 13-16, 2014 in San Francisco, US. During the presentation, an update regarding Active Biotech's development programs will be provided GlobeNewswire

Lincoln Property Company Introduces New Apartment Development in South Boston
Lincoln Property Company is excited to announce a new addition to its ownership and management portfolio in their Northeast Region. West Square, a luxury mid-rise development located in Boston, officially embarked on its lease-up phase and will deliver the first units for occupancy in January 2014 MarketWire

New member of Group Executive Management - Eric Thomas Poupier, Group Executive Vice President
Company Announcement to the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority No. 01-2014, 9 January 2014. GlobeNewswire

Nextech Invest leads Blueprint Medicines US$ 25 Million Series B Financing
Nextech Invest AG /Nextech Invest leads Blueprint Medicines US$ 25 Million Series B Financing. Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

European ETF Event 2014 in Paris, 2nd edition with more than 200 participants
We are happy to announce that the 2nd edition of the European ETF Event, created and organized by CF&B Communication will be held next March 18th, with again Euronext as a Prime Partner. Following the success of the first edition which gathered over 200 participants, the 2014 European ETF Event is primarily devoted to European ETF issuers, market makers, and specialized investors as well GlobeNewswire

Valmet to supply a prehydrolysis system for Bioprocess Pilot Facility in the Netherlands
Valmet Corporation's press release on January 9, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. EET GlobeNewswire

Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports December Sales Results
Costco Wholesale Corporation ("Costco" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: COST) today reported net sales of $11.53 billion for the month of December, the five weeks ended January 5, 2014, an increase of six percent from $10.87 billion during the similar five-week period last year. MarketWire

BioCrea Wins The Epilepsy Innovation Seal of Excellence Award
BioCrea /BioCrea Wins The Epilepsy Innovation Seal of Excellence Award. Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

RoodMicrotec: 3% sales growth in second half of 2013
Zwolle - 9 January 2014 GlobeNewswire

The Board of Wärtsilä confirms no ongoing discussions with Rolls-Royce
Wärtsilä Corporation, Company announcement, 9 January 2014 at 09.00 am EET GlobeNewswire

KONE to supply elevators to two office towers in Tel Aviv, Israel
KONE Corporation, press release, January 9, 2014 GlobeNewswire

TGS 2014 Guidance
ASKER, NORWAY (9 January 2014) - TGS announces 2014 full year guidance today. GlobeNewswire

Schibsted ASA (SCH) - Presentation material
CFO Trond Berger today holds a presentation at SEB Nordic Seminar 2014 in Copenhagen. Please find attached the presentation material. GlobeNewswire

TGS Announces Four New Multi-client Surveys
ASKER (9 January 2014) - TGS announces four new multi-client surveys; a 3D survey in offshore Northwest Australia, two 2D surveys offshore Madagascar and a 3D survey onshore Alberta, Canada. GlobeNewswire

TGS Q4 2013 Update
ASKER, NORWAY (9 January 2014) - Based on preliminary reporting from operating units, TGS management expects net revenues for the fourth quarter of 2013 to be approximately USD 270 million, bringing total estimated net revenues for 2013 to approximately USD 882 million GlobeNewswire

Tecan to present at J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference
Tecan Group AG /Tecan to present at J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference. Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

ARCADIS appoints Geoff Germann to lead global Health & Safety team
ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the world's leading natural and built asset design and consultancy firm, announced today that Geoff Germann will succeed Mike Thomas as the company's Global Director of Health & Safety. Geoff Germann is to further develop ARCADIS' industry-leading track record in Health & Safety. GlobeNewswire

ING reaches agreement in principle to make Defined Benefits Pension Fund financially independent

How to Win in Africa
Companies are starting to place big bets on Africa, but many of them are still figuring out what it takes to win on the continent, according to a new report by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). The continent is a dizzying collection of emerging markets, each with its own unique business environment, risk profile, and potential MarketWire

9.3 Million U.S. Residential Properties Deeply Underwater in December 2013, Down From 10.7 Million in September 2013
RealtyTrac® (, the nation's leading source for comprehensive housing data, today released its U.S. Home Equity & Underwater Report for December 2013, which shows that 9.3 million U.S MarketWire

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